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Gina Rodriguez to star in Netflix's Carmen Sandiego live-action film

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The launch of the animated series next year will be accompanied by a line of new Carmen Sandiego books from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Rodriguez will produce the feature-length film through her production company I Can and I Will, alongside Kevin Misher ( It's Kind of a Funny Story , Mirror Mirror ) and Caroline Fraser, with Andy Berman ( Psych , Rosewood ) executive producing. Read More »

Birmingham Police Officer arrested, faces multiple charges

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Police say the victim was taken to local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. I'm done bro. I don't have papers man. Police said the investigation is ongoing and they do not believe the public is in danger. The security officer secured the dropped round of ammunition and gave it to police. The witness identified him as the person seen leaving the Historical Society, the report said. Read More »

GasBuddy Virginia gas price update, weekly outlook

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Motorists should expect prices to climb at least another 10 cents in the coming weeks. "Gasoline demand has been very strong the past few weeks, as Americans travel for spring break", said Mark Jenkins, spokesman at AAA in Tampa. "The surge at the pump is by no means over just yet". States with the lowest average gasoline prices: Missouri ($2.33), MS ($2.35), Arkansas ($2.36), Alabama ($2.37), Texas ($2.38), Oklahoma ($2.38), SC ($2.39), Louisiana ($2.39), Wyoming ($2.41) and Tennessee ... Read More »

Woman who died in fire in South Perry neighborhood was homeowner

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The floor collapsed under the firefighters as they were searching for victims, Howley said. Fire officials in upstate NY are investigating a house fire that killed a 69-year-old woman. "We made entry, and actually one of my firefighters, he was-received burns trying to make a rescue of a resident in there", he said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Read More »

Chris Sutton picks Jack Butland over Jordan Pickford for England

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Stones said: "I think we try to bring all the attributes and what we learn under Pep into the England squad and are open to learn from Gareth as well. Once Southgate has settled on his final squad, he will turn his attention to England's group stage matches against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. England manager Gareth Southgate praised his team's performance and gave special mention to defenders Kyle Walker , John Stones and Harry Maguire who was an early substitute for the injured ... Read More »

Russian shopping mall fire kills at least 53; more missing

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Various social media posts said that fire alarms failed to go off as people rushed in panic through thick clouds of smoke, some jumping out of windows. The committee did not comment on the cause of the flames. Some 200 animals are also believed to have died in the mall's petting zoo. Russia's top investigative body said Monday afternoon that they are searching for a security officer who appears to have turned off the PA system when he received a call about the blaze. Read More »

Pulse gunman's father was an FBI Informer, widow's lawyer says

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CBS affiliate WKMG reports that prosecutors sent an email on Saturday that stated Seddique Mateen was a confidential Federal Bureau of Investigation source from 2005 until 2016, according to a motion filed by the defense. During the shooting, Mateen was communicating with Salman via text message. Meanwhile, attorneys in federal court will try to convince jurors that Salman didn't help her husband as he prepared for the attack on the Pulse nightclub in June 2016. Read More »

Summons served on Zuma

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Quoting sources close to the case, news websites News24 and TimeLive said the first hearing could take place in Durban on April 6. He said that the deal also requires his predecessor to repay the money if he's found personally culpable of the charges. Read More »

Vehicle stolen in armed robbery outside Weston church

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However, police don't believe the crime is related to a rash of recent robberies near the University of OR, spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin said Saturday. The other victim present was battered by suspects with hands and feet and suffered moderate injuries, police said. The suspect is described as an older black male, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, average build and walks with a limp according to WPD. Read More »

Ousted Catalan Leader Appears in German Court

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont appeared in a German court Monday after he was arrested in compliance with an global arrest warrant issued by Spain over his region's campaign for independence. In the meantime, Puigdemont was free to make trips to Denmark, Switzerland and Finland , in an effort to gain global support for the secessionist movement. Read More »

Netanyahu dubs all major Israeli media outlets 'Fake News'

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It was the second time the prime minister was questioned in the telecom probe. Video footage showed a police auto pulling into the driveway of the prime minister's official residence in Jerusalem . He maintains he is innocent and has denounced allegations against him as a media and police witch hunt. Hefetz, a former spokesman for the Netanyahu family, agreed to turn state witness earlier this month, becoming the third former Netanyahu associate to cut such a deal in recent months. Read More »

Kim Jong Un makes surprise visit to China

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Now Bloomberg is confirming the rumor that among the train's passengers was none other than Kim Jong-un, the elusive North Korean leader, marking his first trip overseas. Kyodo News said that a vehicle with a diplomatic license plate of the North Korean Embassy was spotted Monday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing amid tight security. Read More »

Expelling Russians, Europe and North America Show Unity With UK

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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Monday Canada is expelling four Russian diplomats and denying the applications of three others. Ukraine and Canada also took action, and in total Monday's announcements affected more than 100 Russian diplomats - the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the height of the Cold War. Read More »

Ad blockers could hurt Spotify's IPO

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Spotify is forecasting that it will reach up to 96 million subscribers in its fiscal 2018. Spotify also reduced its number of streaming content hours by 1.2% to 39.8 billion from 40.3 billion to account for the fraudulent activity. Sorry to all you ad-free users who aren't paying, it looks like Spotify have caught onto you. Spotify has garnered criticism for its ad-supported tier - which rival Apple doesn't offer - insofar as it purportedly devalues artists' music if it's simply given ... Read More »

China tells United States it will defend interests

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The Chinese move could be only a sign of what is to come, however: the plans - which include a 15 per cent tariff on U.S. steel pipes, fresh fruit and wine and a 25 per cent tariff on pork and recycled aluminium - only address the White House's steel and aluminium tariffs announced earlier this month. Read More »

IGP's Comment On Dapchi Christian Girl Misunderstood - Police Spokesman

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Idris spoke when he visited Rogers Nicholas, Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. "The comment of the IGP was misunderstood and misquoted". It said: "The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to the publication on some social media platforms and conventional media indicating that the Inspector-General of Police said the last Dapchi schoolgirl will be released soon". Read More »

Malaysia to set new 'fake news' law

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Eric Paulsen, co-founder of Malaysian human rights group Lawyers for Liberty, told the BBC: "The bill is 100% meant to muffle dissent. the punishment is extremely high and what amounts to fake news has been loosely defined". Perhaps what makes this legislation different from most existing anti-fake news laws around the world is that it would also cover individuals and entities from other countries. Read More »

China treasury bond futures open mixed Monday

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The launching took place at the Shanghai International Energy Exchange with the contract SC 1809 at the initial Price of 440 yuans per barrel (69.54 USA dollars). Hedge funds and other money managers raised their net long U.S. crude futures and options positions in the week to March 20 after two weeks of cutting bullish bets, the U.S. Read More »

Mysterious Orange snow casts a spell on Eastern Europe

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BBC reports the phenomenon appeared to affect areas of countries including Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova. "Looking at satellite imagery from NASA, it shows a lot of sand and dust in the atmosphere drifting across the Mediterranean", Steven Keates, a representative from the UK's Met Office, told the Independent . Read More »

Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

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Authorities said Maarib Al Hishmawi's parents - Abdulah Fahmi Al Hishmawi, 34, and Hamdiyah Sabah Al Hishmawi, 33 - attempted to force her into an arranged marriage and subjected her to physical abuse when she refused. The parents allegedly entered into an agreement with an adult male in another city to marry Maarib Alhishmawi, a prospect she rebuffed. They were released on bonds totaling $60,000. Read More »

Delayed Remington Bankruptcy Filing Has Been Completed

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America's oldest gun manufacturer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to court papers filed in DE late Sunday. The site did not include any details, and the company has not yet made an official announcement. While politicians are facing greater pressure to act, there are signals that corporate America is already responding. "We do not expect this filing to affect the families' case in any material way", said Katie-Mesner Hage, an attorney with Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, ... Read More »

China says it may hike tariffs on USA pork, apples, steel pipe

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He says nuclear option would be to sell a "couple hundred billion" in US Treasuries, which would tank markets and raise US interest rates. "'We will end up negotiating these things rather than fighting over them, in my view", Ross said. "It's basically China's blueprint for domination in the industries of the future", the official said. "The proposed trade remedies may not be ideal, but based on past talks, the USA probably feels that without pressure, little progress will be made". Read More »