Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas officials said they are collaborating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to create a wireless alert system that would circulate messages to every cell phone in the area in the event of a real emergency. Sana Syed, the city's spoke... More..

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Hernandez Jury Begins Deliberations on Fatal Drive-By
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Hernandez Jury Begins Deliberations on Fatal Drive-By

The former tight end is charged in the fatal shootings of two men after a brief encounter in a Boston nightclub in July 2012. The team dropped him within hours of his arrest and he is now serving a sentence...More..

Russia Supreme Court considers ban on Jehovah's Witnesses
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Russia Supreme Court considers ban on Jehovah's Witnesses

BBC reports that the justice ministry has already placed its headquarters near St Petersburg on a list of extremist groups. Mark Sanderson, who is a member of the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses and wh...More..

Senate GOP Gives Trump a Much-Needed Win With Supreme Court Vote
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate GOP Gives Trump a Much-Needed Win With Supreme Court Vote

Gorsuch is expected to be sworn in soon to hear the final cases of the term. Republicans exulted in the victory. "With these changes, justices may now be confirmed with the narrowest partisan majority", sai...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Northern Ireland Secretary grants more time for power-sharing talks

The discussions have also been keenly followed by Dublin, with Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan calling for power-sharing to be re-established. The Northern Ireland Secretary said some progress had been ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

S. Korea test fires 800-km range missile

The sudden strike on Syria offers insight into the president's earlier comments hinting at unilateral action on North Korea if China refuses to cooperate and rein in its neighbor. The statement from U.S. Secret...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Moses set to return against Bournemouth

Nobody could have imagined at the start of the season the pivotal importance the Nigerian worldwide would have in Chelsea's surge to prominence given the fact the 26-year old has spent the majority of his Che...More..

Man charged in fatal shootings of 4 at Chicago restaurant
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Man charged in fatal shootings of 4 at Chicago restaurant

Brendan Deenihan, commander of Area Central detectives, said "a reasonable person would believe" the two shootings were related. Two brothers - Dillon Jackson, 20, and Raheam Jackson, 19 - ran from the restau...More..

'Dangal' to not release in Pakistan over demand for cuts
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

'Dangal' to not release in Pakistan over demand for cuts

Now, the fate of the film is in local distributors hand- Geo Films- who will decide if it has to released in Pakistan or not. The ban on the screening of Bollywood movies was lifted by Pakistan recently. ...More..

Deal in Dunkin' Donuts case could mean free buttered treats
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Deal in Dunkin' Donuts case could mean free buttered treats

You have to go to one of 23 Dunkin' Donuts locations in the state to get the freebie. Dunkin' Donuts has said that most of its stores in MA offer both butter substitutes and packages of the real thing...More..

Schools close amid Wisconsin manhunt for gun theft suspect
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Schools close amid Wisconsin manhunt for gun theft suspect

U-W Rock County and several other private schools in the area are also closed. The Janesville School District put all of its schools on a soft lockdown Thursday. The FBI, ATF, the Wisconsin Division of Crim...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Clinton: 'Deeply concerned' about Russian election role

According to the Huffington Post , Clinton told the crowd at Thursday's Women in the World Summit that she'll "spend a lot of time wrestling" with how sexism may have impacted the election for a memoir due...More..

Jindal Steel declares force majeure on Australian mine
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Jindal Steel declares force majeure on Australian mine

Thomson Reuters Eikon data shows that China already has imported more than 500,000 tonnes of US coking coal in 2017, with 427,000 tonnes shipped in just in February, ending a two-year stretch when no coking coa...More..

Tennessee manhunt: New images released of student and teacher
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Tennessee manhunt: New images released of student and teacher

Authorities in Shelby County confirm Tad Cummins , the suspect in an ongoing AMBER Alert, was spotted at a gas station near Memphis. Cummins has been charged with aggravated kidnapping, and also faces charge...More..

Snapchat's April Fools' joke shows it can copy Facebook for a change
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Snapchat's April Fools' joke shows it can copy Facebook for a change

And unlike Instagram's Story function, Facebook's take on the option is way more like Snapchat's in that users can add wacky filters, turn themselves into cats and other random awesome things (sneaky, aren'...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Clashes, fire at Paraguay congress after re-election vote

After having endured a brutal dictatorship that eventually ended in 1989, Paraguay passed a new constitution in 1992 prohibiting re-election of presidents. The new police chief, Luis Rojas, tried to calm publ...More..

Woman found wet and almost naked, claiming to be a mermaid
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Woman found wet and almost naked, claiming to be a mermaid

Officers say the woman answers most questions with "I don't know". CBS Sacramento reports that although police fingerprinted "Joanna" and went through records, they could not determine the young woman's ide...More..

'Partial' relief for UP farmers, BJP forced to see reason: Rahul Gandhi
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

'Partial' relief for UP farmers, BJP forced to see reason: Rahul Gandhi

The BJP had promised to shut down all illegal slaughter houses in its state assembly elections manifesto. The government spokesperson said that there have been successive droughts, floods and hailstorms in the ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Pence confirms discussions about Israel embassy move to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump is still seriously considering moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, his Vice President Mike Pence has told a powerful pro-Israel lobby. Also in DC, Jason Greenblatt, the US ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate GOP 'Goes Nuclear,' Clearing Way for Trump Court Pick

As part of a procedural strategy , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voted with the Democrats to continue the debate , giving himself the opportunity to call for a vote to reconsider the decision to keep...More..