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Snow still possible; Frigid temps the better bet

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Those temperatures will be combated strongly by a stiff westerly wind blowing from 20-30 miles per hour, and occasionally gusting up to 40 miles per hour at times. "We are looking for at least a mix of precipitation", Gilstead said, though it probably won't include freezing rain. Snow is likely today , mainly before 2 p.m., the National Weather Service in Valley, Nebraska, said. Read More »

Gaza: Hundreds attend funeral of journalist reportedly killed by IDF fire

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A Palestinian protester throws a tire into a pile of burning tires during clashes with Israeli border police, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, April 6, 2018. Israel, for its part, has deployed thousands of troops along the fraught border with Gaza , vowing to use deadly force against anyone who threatens Israel's "security infrastructure". Read More »

Russian Embassy Requests Meeting With Boris Johnson to Discuss 'Salisbury Case'

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An FCO spokesman said the government was pleased that the Skripals were in better health, but added: "Let us be clear, this was attempted murder using an illegal chemical weapon that we know Russian Federation possesses". "The stubborn refusal to cooperate, to provide transparency and to answer the numerous questions means Britain has something to hide", an embassy spokesman said. Read More »

US Army soldiers killed in Apache helicopter crash at Fort Campbell

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He said 'our thoughts and prayers are with the families during this hard time'. The crash is under investigation. The incident followed another fatal military aviation crash this week. On Tuesday during a training flight in California, a Marin Corps CH053E Super Stallion helicopter crashed , killing the four crew members on board. Read More »

PM Modi interacts with workers on BJP's foundation day

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Accrediting the BJP's journey from "Shunya" to "Shikhar", to the party workers' efforts, Prime Minister said, "It is our Karyakartas who have fulfilled Atal Ji's words- Andhera Chhatega, Suraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega". Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday issued a clarification for his remarks on the opposition. "I appeal to party workers to take Modi's work to each and every household in the country and prepare for the elections". Read More »

Record-setter Nadal roars back as Spain draw Amount against Germany

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The victory meant Spain finished 1-1 with Germany overnight following the opening victory by Alexander Zverev , who produced a composed performance to defeat David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. The tie between Italy and defending champions France is also level at 1-1, as is Croatia's fixture against Kazakhstan. The other two European match-ups are also 2-1 as it stands, as the French pair - boasting the ATP's ninth-ranked doubles player Nicolas Mahut alongside Pierre Hugues Herbert - raced to ... Read More »

Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont

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Sanchez, a prominent secessionist, has been in a Madrid prison along with other separatist leaders since October. Rajoy says on Saturday that his government upholds and abides by court rulings in Spain and elsewhere. Puigdemont was detained on a European arrest warrant after entering Germany on March 25. Mr Puigdemont had been living in self-imposed exile in Belgium since Catalonia's parliament unilaterally declared independence from Spain in October, following an unauthorised referendum ... Read More »

Decapitated body of abducted Hajin youth recovered

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Police said headless body of Manzoor Ahmed Bhat was found on the outskirts of Hajin on Friday morning. Police sources have told Times Now that around five Lashkar militants, including four Pakistanis, are behind the latest attacks in Jammu and Kashmir . Read More »

Court grants bail to Bollywood star Salman Khan

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His co-actors Saif Ali Khan , Tabu, Saif Ali Khan, Neelam Kothari and Sonal Bendre, accompanied him during poaching but were acquitted by the sessions court. Has he been accused of anything else? If the bail application is delayed, Salman Khan will have to spend the weekend behind bars. His auto allegedly ran over them while they were sleeping on a street in the western city of Mumbai . Read More »

First strikes on Syria's Ghouta in days as talks sputter

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Videos released on the internet by Syrian Civil Defence group, also known as White Helmets, appeared to show thick clouds of smoke rising from the town of Douma . Top Jaish al-Islam political figure Mohammad Alloush on Friday said the talks had been going "well" until a power struggle emerged between the regime's allies. Read More »

GERMANY - Several dead as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

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They have urged people in Muenster to avoid the city's downtown area. "There are several dead, probably including the suspect", a police spokeswoman was quoted as saying by Reuters. Saturday's crash occurred on the one-year anniversary of a similar attack in Stockholm, Sweden , where a stolen beer struck drove into pedestrians, killing five people. Read More »

Weekend forecast gets reprieve from accumulating snow, not from unseasonable temperatures

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WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy skies develop, with a high of 62 degrees. Winds will be up to 35 miles per hour. The temperature reached as low as -4 degree Celsius on Monday , 2nd April . Thursday night, there is a slight chance of snow and a low temperature in the mid- to upper 20s. Highs will only get in the low 40s Thursday , which is well below the mid-50s average we usually get in early April . Read More »

Southampton boss Mark Hughes urges players to fight against relegation

The surgery is in my past so now I can play 100 percent and I am happy. The German won the penalty for Lacazette's first goal of the day, before then supplying the chipped pass for Ramsey's second. Arsenal are desperate to tie Aaron Ramsey down to a new long-term deal and avoid a similar situation to the one which saw Alexis Sanchez leave for rivals Manchester United . Read More »

Masters: Patrick Reed leads at halfway, Rory McIlroy tied for fourth

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He sat 2-under for the tournament , just one shot off the lead of the Masters , but now here he was staring down a narrow corridor of trees leading back toward the fairway and up to the ninth green. Occasionally, the squad was allowed to play on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National . Garcia plunked five balls in the water in shooting a 13 at the par-5 15th, the worst score ever on the hole and level with the worst on any hole in Masters history. Read More »

Andhra special status: CM Naidu meets Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today met his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, amid his attempts to garner support for the no-confidence motion moved by his party TDP against the Centre. The Central Government was trying for tie up with another party in the State to weaken the TDP government, he alleged and said that the State would continue its struggle till SCS was achieved. Read More »

Key events in rapid escalation of US-China trade dispute

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Trump's announcement comes a day after the United States announced 25 percent tariffs on $ 50 billion worth of Chinese goods including electronics, aerospace and machinery products, to which China responded by implementing its own tariffs on $50 billion worth of US goods. Read More »

IPL 2018: 5 Players who represent for both - CSK and MI

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MI, led by Rohit Sharma , appear to face an arduous task against the star-studded Chennai side, led by their charismatic skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who is back at the helm following the team's two-year ban in 2016 and 2017 IPL seasons along with Rajasthan Royals. Read More »

PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart OP Oli

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During the meeting, the duo reached an understanding to further strengthened the bilateral ties and move ahead together for development. So when Modi and Oli push a button in New Delhi , that virtually lays the foundation stone of the $1.5 billion, 900 MW Arun III hydro-electric project in the Sankhuwasabha district of eastern Nepal , the Prime Minister's message of cooperation with Nepal will have a strategic caveat to it. Read More »

Cruel husband thrashes wife in moving Mumbai local train

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The accused has been arrested. The incident occurred around 11pm on Thursday. A video of the incident was posted on social media and has gone viral. On Thursday, Khan had planned to travel together in a train with the victim, who was on her way back home to Byculla from Karjat station. According to the Government Railway Police Force (GRPF), the woman and the assailant were not strangers and were not differently-abled. Read More »

Rock dishes on depression

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In his interview, the topic of depression was brought up. Johnson - known to many by his ring name "The Rock" - said he got to the stage in his life where he "didn't want to do a thing or go anywhere". "I grabbed her and pulled her back on the gravel shoulder of the road", he continued. "What's insane about that suicide attempt is that to this day, she has no recollection of it whatsoever". Read More »

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathish Kumar Sivalingam wins third gold medal

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The state government has set up a Centre of Excellence for Weightlifting at Sathuvachari in Vellore to promote world class weightlifters, he pointed out and wished Sivalingam brought more such laurels for the country and the state. He clinched a bronze in the men's 69kg category. She failed to complete a single valid lift in the snatch section and was disqualified from clean and jerk as a result. Read More »

Huntsville sweeps team titles at district track and field meet

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She also took second place in the long jump with a distance of 13-09.50. Schroeder's throw of 113-10.75 was just three fee shy of the victor. The senior missed last season due to injury, but returned Tuesday to place second in the high jump with an attempt of 5 feet, 10 inches - just two inches off the top mark. Read More »

Testimony continues at murder trial in death of Halifax yoga teacher

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She says the pair left the bar and went to her place nearby before going to another friend's home , where the three listened to records and talked about life over a drink. Conoley read a message Johnston had sent him: "I'm panicking". Conoley said he and Johnston kept in touch off and on over the years. He said he told her not to "self-sabotage" like she did in their relationship, as there were times she would become withdrawn or distant. Read More »

Amit Shah ridicules Opposition unity, likens them to 'dogs and bitches'

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He blamed the opposition for the parliament not being able to function smoothly during the sessions. "Party cadres are somewhat unsettled by the intensity of protests in some BJP-ruled states, even though the Modi government has taken several steps for Dalits unlike several previous governments put together". Read More »