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IL town bans assault weapons, will fine violators

IL town bans assault weapons, will fine violators In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, Deerfield , Illinois, Mayor Harriet Rosenthal "directed staff and the village attorney to prepare a report concerning the implementation of a ban of assault weapons", according to a press release . [Full Article...]

Koreas holds preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

Koreas holds preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit North Korea has said in previous talks that it could consider giving up its nuclear arsenal if the U.S. removed its troops from South Korea and withdrew its so-called nuclear umbrella of deterrence from South Korea and Japan. Kim is also expected to meet US President Donald Trump by the end of May. The MPs described Mr Kim as "ruthless but rational". Adding "deterrence and containment" would ... [Full Article...]

Duterte okays closure of Boracay for 6 months starting April 26

Duterte okays closure of Boracay for 6 months starting April 26 President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the shutdown of Boracay island from April 26 after fears it is becoming tainted by dumped sewage. President Duterte had previously described the island as a " cesspool ", and was concerned the island could be turned into a " fishpond or a sewer pool " if its environmental needs weren't addressed. [Full Article...]

United States trade deficit rises despite record American exports

United States trade deficit rises despite record American exports A report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday showed the United States trade deficit widened by more than anticipated in the month of February. The report showed that politically sensitive trade deficit with China narrowed to USD34.7 billion in February from USD35.5 billion in January. He has also slapped 25 percent import duties on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. [Full Article...]

Swiss bank whistleblower arrested in Spain

Swiss bank whistleblower arrested in Spain On a previous trip to Spain, in 2012, Falciani was detained on an worldwide arrest request but Spain's High Court ruled against his extradition as the charges he faced in Switzerland were not considered crimes under Spanish law. But in 2013 Spain's High Court rejected the request, arguing that the accusations were not offences in Spain. Swiss authorities say Mr Falciani stole and attempted to sell... [Full Article...]

Rantoul man arrested, charged with string of armed robberies

Rantoul man arrested, charged with string of armed robberies One suspect fled, but the female driver was arrested. Police responded to the Crown Market on Progress Drive just after 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. He gave the suspect his wallet, which had $800 for rent, the report says. Mary's Road, Main Street, Portage Avenue, Grant Avenue, Henderson Highway, Osborne Street and one in the City of Selkirk. Two people have been charged in 12 armed robberies o... [Full Article...]

Flamethrowers, Blood and Cassette Players All Made It Onto Trump's Tariff List

Flamethrowers, Blood and Cassette Players All Made It Onto Trump's Tariff List This followed an opening salvo of USA penalties on steel and aluminum imports from overseas, including China, and Beijing's retaliatory taxes on $3 billion of US products. "The tariff certainly changes the landscape a little bit but China still remains a very viable market for Canadian exports", said Marcus Mattinson, spokesman for the Canadian Meat Council. [Full Article...]

Cyclist fired for showing Trump middle finger sues ex-employer

Cyclist fired for showing Trump middle finger sues ex-employer Speaking to The Huffington Post, Briskman explained that the sudden urge to raise her middle finger came from being fed up with 45's behavior. In the picture, she could be seen giving President Donald Trump's motorcade the middle finger during a bike ride in Virginia , and the Monday after the photo blew up the internet, she was sacked from her job working at Akima. [Full Article...]

Trump says he did not know about payment to Stormy Daniels

Trump says he did not know about payment to Stormy Daniels Another reporter then asked the president: "Do you know where he got the money to make that payment?" Trump claimed not to know where the money Cohen used came from, ignored a question about whether he ever set up a fund that Cohen could draw from, and directed further inquiries to the attorney himself. [Full Article...]

After worst hurricane season ever, 2018 will be above average

After worst hurricane season ever, 2018 will be above average Its long-range forecast, which expects seven storms to develop into hurricanes, is similar to those recently issued by private forecasters AccuWeather and WeatherBell Analytics. The outlook calls for a slightly above average year in the Atlantic-with 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes of category 3 intensity or higher. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tells Baltic leaders U.S. is very tough on Russian Federation

Donald Trump tells Baltic leaders U.S. is very tough on Russian Federation The leaders are expected to discuss security, business, trade and energy issues during a visit that also highlights 100 years of Baltic independence. But even his tough talk contained conciliatory remarks about Putin, a familiar posture for the President. [Full Article...]

5.9 mag quake strikes off Philippines

The Los Angeles city fire department said it is in "earthquake mode", a strategic posture during which firefighters from the agency's 106 neighbourhood stations provide "a complete and strategic survey of over 470 sq miles in the greater Los Angeles area to ensure safety for all", the fire department said in a press release . [Full Article...]

Manatee man arrested on child porn charges after deputies raid house

Manatee man arrested on child porn charges after deputies raid house The weapons count stems from police finding a loaded gun in his residence. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents learned on March 22 that Barrett was sent child pornography to the suspect in NY, the report shows. Cicerale also is not permitted to use the internet or have unsupervised contact with anyone under the age of 18. Local agents interviewed Barrett at work on March 27, records show. [Full Article...]

German Justice Grants Bail to Puigdemont

German Justice Grants Bail to Puigdemont According to a statement issued by the Court today, "for legal reasons" extradition for rebellion cannot be accepted as it is established by the Spanish Penal Code, because the charges against him would not be punishable in Germany according to the current laws here. [Full Article...]

Trump's Bashing Sparks New Amazon Delivery Service

Trump's Bashing Sparks New Amazon Delivery Service The 6 month volatility is 27.405900, and the 3 month is spotted at 26.234300. The stock has a market capitalization of $354.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 171.02 and a beta of 1.51. The Return on Assets for Amazon .com, Inc. When shares are trading close to the 52-week high or 52-week low, investors might be paying added attention. [Full Article...]

Trump vows immigration action today in tweet

Trump vows immigration action today in tweet Central American migrants take part in a march along a street in the city as they take a pause from traveling in their caravan , during their journey to the us, in Matias Romero, Mexico April 3, 2018. Since April, the only month-to-month decline in border apprehensions occurred in January, according to CBP data. Border agents arrested or turned away 50,308 people last month, up 37 percent compa... [Full Article...]

Lackawanna Trail softball team to lean on upperclassmen

Lackawanna Trail softball team to lean on upperclassmen Trinity inched to an impressive 8-0 lead in the third inning as Thomas and captain Meaghan Race '18 both secured runs on RBI-singles. "I was not happy with our performance at all", Farmersville head coach Freddie Lopez said. Country Day is averaging more than nine runs in its last four games. At the plate she added a single and a run to go with three RBIs. Devin Hukill had a double, walk, RBI an... [Full Article...]

Yemen targets Aramco storage tanks in Saudi Arabia's Jizan

Yemen targets Aramco storage tanks in Saudi Arabia's Jizan The company confirmed its plants and facilities were all operating " normally and safely " following the incident. "It was a minor attack". Washington indicated that it is "very concerned about the Houthis' latest attempt to escalate the war in Yemen, this time by attacking a commercial vessel while it transited one of the world's busiest shipping lanes, the Bab al-Mandab, in global waters". [Full Article...]

No other govt honoured Ambedkar as we did: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

No other govt honoured Ambedkar as we did: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prasad's angst over the verdict - a departure from the usual "official" speak (we welcome the Supreme Court order irrespective of our like or dislike) - can't just be his personal opinion, either as law minister or as a "student of law". [Full Article...]

Trump praises Mexico for stopping migrant 'caravan'

Trump praises Mexico for stopping migrant 'caravan' Organized by a group called Pueblos Sin Fronteras , or People without Borders, the "Stations of the Cross" caravan was created to bring awareness to the dire poverty and violence that prompt many to flee Central America, and the unsafe plight of immigrants attempting to reach the USA border. [Full Article...]


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