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Investigation Clears IDF Sniper; Arab Is Alive, was Organizing Riot

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The footage, filmed by snipers on the Israeli side of the border, shows soldiers narrating as they take aim at a man approaching the fence. Yehuda Glick, from the ruling Likud party, called it a "very hard video to watch". A soldier then opens fire on one of the Palestinians, knocking the person to the ground. "What a video! Look they're running to evacuate him", he later adds, "What a legendary video". Read More »

Pope admits 'grave errors' in Chile sex abuse scandal

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Francis made no specific mention of Barros in his letter to the 32 Chilean bishops. The pope has asked for the bishops summoned to Rome to discuss the findings and for their "collaboration and assistance" in finding measures that can "repair the scandal as much as possible and restore justice". Read More »

Trump lashes out again after Federal Bureau of Investigation raids on his lawyer

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The documents seized from Mr. Cohen will be reviewed first by a "taint" team, a group of agents who determine which records are subject to attorney-client privilege. Peter Carr, a spokesman for the special counsel's office, declined to comment . Almost half the Senate gathered to interrogate Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, and "they clustered around him like. Read More »

Ex-Speaker John Boehner to join marijuana firm

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Why, oh why, Twitter moaned, couldn't he have waited until 4/20 - the stoner holiday - to make this announcement? Even as recently as 2015, Boehner reiterated his opposition to the legalization of "marijuana or other FDA Schedule I drugs". Read More »

Snow in the Forecast, Little Accumulation Expected

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Temperatures today should top out in the 40s. In the Omaha area Tuesday through Thursday , expect mostly to partly sunny skies with high temperatures in the low 60s to mid-70s. WE stay dry Friday , but clouds increase, and then we have significant moisture working in for the weekend. This next system will start off as rain in lower elevations and then transition to snow. Read More »

Israeli Commanders Push for Offensive Against Syria

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However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened that Israel will attack whoever threatened it. Israel and Russian Federation have held routine coordination talks since Moscow started to send forces to fight along Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Army in the war-torn country. Read More »

Should You Buy Netflix (NFLX) Stock Ahead of Q1 Earnings?

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Amp Cap Invsts Limited holds 39,853 shares. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Gladstone Commercial Corp in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number. Meanwhile, Netflix's Q1 earnings are expected to soar by 57.5% to hit $0.63 per share. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.15 earnings per share. Read More »

CJI has exclusive prerogative to set up benches, says SC

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The entrustment of functions to the CJI as the head of the institution, is with the objective of securing the position of the Supreme Court as an independent safeguard for the preservation of personal liberty, it said, adding "there can not be a presumption of mistrust. Read More »

Ruble falls for 3rd day following U.S. sanctions

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Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to warn Russia about the dangers of aligning themselves with Syria after a Russian ambassador stated that they will shoot down any missiles fired at the country. I think the latest U.S. Treasury actions related to Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act designation from April 6 were just further recognition of this. Read More »

UN Security Council Meets About Syria As Inspectors Prepare To Head In

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President Donald Trump has vowed to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's attack on civilians in the town of Douma, and warned that Russian Federation - or any other nation found to share responsibility - will "pay a price". Seven nations - including the United States - voted against a Russian resolution that would have set up an investigation overseen by the Security Council. Read More »

CBI questions Rabri Devi in railway hotel tender case

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The allegation comes a day after the Bihar government withdrew the 32 Military Police jawans who were stationed at the residence of the former chief minister in Patna . But, she warned, if something happened to her family or her, then the Home Ministry and the Home Minister would be held responsible. How do I trust the government? "If they ask us to vacate our house we're ready to do it", she added. Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired towards Jizan

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The Houthi movement said earlier it had launched a drone strike on a facility belonging to state oil firm Saudi Aramco, though the company said its facilities there were operating "normally and safely". The Houthis have repeatedly targeted the kingdom in retaliation for its offensive inside Yemen. Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of backing the Houthis, a charge Iran has denied. Read More »

Cameroon athletes vanish at Commonwealth Games

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The first three left on Sunday night, with two others declared missing on Monday and a further three leaving the village on Tuesday night. Six of the missing eight had already competed in the Games competition. "The safety and welfare of those athletes from the Team Cameroon perspective is being taken very, very seriously, but we are obviously monitoring that situation with Team Cameroon ". Read More »

Police to provide update on Bruce McArthur case today

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McArthur, wearing an orange prison jump suit, appeared by video in a Toronto courtroom Wednesday morning to be charged with first-degree murder in the case of Abdulbasir Faizi, an Afghan immigrant who went missing in 2010. In addition to the cold cases, police have also increased the number of properties on their list to search from 30 to 75. McArthur is facing murder charges related to their deaths. Read More »

EU Countries Sign Blockchain Partnership - Progress Made

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Some 22 European countries have this week signed an agreement to collaborate and work on creating EU-wide blockchain applications, in an attempt to support the EU Digital Single Market and avoid fragmentation across member states. It aims to use the European Union funding to raise € 2.1 billion of public and private investment for up to 1,500 start-ups and scale-ups across member states. Read More »

Charges laid in historical child sexual assault investigation in Goulburn

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Felony charges are pending against a 44-year-old man found naked by police outside a woman's home where he had allegedly sexually assaulted her while armed with a gun. Bartels of 8105 Arrow Ridge Road was arrested Friday by Lincoln police. Police registered a case of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) against the man. Read More »

President Rouhani lashes out at United States as Iran marks Nuclear Day

On Ferdowsi Street, the centre of Iran's forex market, several traders on April 10 were now refusing to sell dollars at the new official price of IRR42,000. Nevertheless, the precise reason that triggered the latest strike remains unknown and can probably only be found in classified intelligence reports . Read More »

Local soldier discusses possible deployment to US-Mexico border

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President Barrack Obama sent 1,200 National Guard troops to the border in 2010. Sessions' trip to Las Cruces, a small city about an hour north of the border, comes as construction begins nearby on 20 miles (32 kilometers) of steel fencing that officials say is a part of President Donald Trump's promised wall. Read More »

Senate Committee To Question Facebook CEO About Privacy Scandal

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The survey showed that 8 of 10 people polled were not surprised to know that foreign companies had obtained their data without their consent, but they expressed concern about the issue. Facebook shares hit a high of $195.32 per share in February, but have fallen nearly 11 percent over the past month, amid reports that Facebook user data was misused. Read More »

Russell Westbrook Is This Close To Averaging A Triple-Double Again

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Starting guards Austin Rivers (right elbow soreness) and Lou Williams (sprained right ankle) sat out, but are likely to return for the season finale. It was nearly like a wave of makeup plays made up the final period. They won the season series 3-1. While Westbrook critics will use this as ammo, Anthony made it clear that he doesn't mind the guard coming back to get the ball. Read More »

BJP Earns 1034 Crore, Gets Richer by 81%

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The maximum expenditure for BJP during FY 2016-17 was towards Election/ General Propaganda which amounted to Rs 606.64 cr followed by expenses towards Administrative Cost, Rs 69.78 cr. Income of BSP increased by 266.32 per cent from Rs 473.8 billion during 2015-16 to Rs 1.73 billion in 2016-17, while that of NCP increased by 88.63 per cent from Rs 91.37 billion during 2015-16 to Rs 172.35 billion in 2016-17. Read More »

Decision on Syria could come tonight

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Russian representative Vassily Nebenzia said the alleged attack was staged and warned that U.S. military action in response could have "grave repercussions". Ms Pierce said: "By vetoing, Russian Federation has crossed the line in the worldwide order and worse, if possible, history is repeating itself one year on from Khan Shaykhun". Read More »

The Simpsons Says "What Can You Do?" About Apu Controversy

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The show has faced judgement, especially from last year's documentary The Problem With Apu , questioning the representation of Indian characters like Apu. Showrunner Al Jean appeared to anticipate some backlash, as he tweeted there'd be a "Twitter explosion" by the episode's end. The show's writers have shown a willingness to address the situation in the past: In 2016, actor Utkarsh Ambudkar voiced Apu's nephew in an episode called "Much Apu About Something". Read More »

Ex-spy Skripal no longer in critical condition

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It comes eight days after the hospital said the condition of Skripal's daughter, Yulia, was no longer critical. "He responds well to treatment, his condition quickly improved and he is no longer in critical condition", - said in his statement, Christine Blanchard, medical Director of the district hospital Salisbury. Read More »

Statewide test of tornado warning system planned

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Thursday in Wisconsin to give families and second shift workers a chance to practice their emergency plans. Businesses, organizations, families, and individuals are encouraged to engage in this statewide preparedness activity, but are not required to do so. Read More »