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College student dies after pancake-eating contest

College student dies after pancake-eating contest Robert Kalamaras of the Fairfield Police. On Friday, she was transferred to New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. The New York City chief medical examiner's office released autopsy results Wednesday for Caitlin Nelson , a 20-year-old from Clark, New Jersey, who attended Sacred Heart University in Fairfield . [Full Article...]

Iran signs deal with Boeing to purchase 60 passenger planes

Iran signs deal with Boeing to purchase 60 passenger planes Boeing signed commercial aircraft deal valued at $ 3 billion to sell at least 30 jetliners to Iran's Aseman Airlines. However, he has not talked about the aircraft sales reached after the nuclear deal, which are saving thousands of American jobs. [Full Article...]

Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone Heavy storms and floods caused by cyclone Debbie is hindering rescue works in Australia, as authorities on Friday feared residents being trapped by the rising water, a media report said. In the state of New South Wales, authorities made nearly 400 flood rescues and received about 2,000 calls for help since Wednesday night, public broadcaster ABC reported. [Full Article...]

Israeli police kill Palestinian knifeman for injuring 3

Israeli police forces opened fire on the assailant and he was "likely dead", the spokesperson said. The Walla! news site reported that members of the left-wing Meretz party, and the Peace Now and Breaking the Silence organizations were also in attendance. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir tunnel

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Jammu & Kashmir tunnel Mehbooba said she was also carrying a message of the tour operators of Kashmir who wanted Modi to visit the Valley and tell the tourists across the world that it is a safe place for travellers. "The completion of this tunnel should be seen as an appreciation of congress schemes by the Modi Government". In such long tunnels, ventilation systems are essential to maintain clean air, permissible c... [Full Article...]

Three No. 1 seeds, endless optimism among Sweet 16 teams

In the biggest shakeup thus far, No. 8 Wisconsin put together a scrappy performance that resulted in a victory over No. 1 Villanova, the national champions from a season ago. "I'm always going to be with my brothers", Hart said, referring to his teammates. Against a tough, veteran, talented Wisconsin team, it meant the end of Villanova's reign as national champions. [Full Article...]

Pentagon gets OK for more aggressive airstrikes in Somalia

But because Somalia was not considered an active war zone, proposed strikes needed high-level, interagency vetting. It required interagency vetting, that the target had to pose a direct threat to the USA, and that assuredness that civilians would not be killed in any strike. [Full Article...]

Dem decries Nunes's 'irregular' White House visit

Nunes told Bloomberg on Monday that he went to the White House because he didn't " have networked access to these kinds of reports in Congress ". Nunes later admitted having received the documents during a surreptitious visit to a White House "safe" room last week. [Full Article...]

British police make 2 new arrests in London attack

More than 50 people of a dozen nationalities were injured, 31 of whom required hospital treatment. A British-born former teacher and Muslim convert, Masood had shown up on the periphery of previous terrorism investigations that brought him to the attention of Britain's MI5 spy agency. [Full Article...]

Wow! Malaysian Prime Minister meets Superstar Rajinikanth

Wow! Malaysian Prime Minister meets Superstar Rajinikanth The round table discussion today was organised by the Malaysian Associated Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MAICCI). With an eye on China, India and Malaysia shore up maritime cooperation and plan to hold joint naval exercise while emphasizing on freedom of navigation and over flight with an implicit reference to the South China Sea. [Full Article...]

PM Netanyahu Lays Out Administration-Approved 'Rules' for Construction

His ambassador to Washington recently announced at the annual conference of AIPAC, a pro-Israel lobby in America, that "for the first time in many years, perhaps in decades, there is no daylight between our two governments". For years, Israeli settlements cropped up all around that land. The United Nations, the PA, and anti-Israel NGO's wasted no time in condemning the move. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Warns President Trump of 'Grave Mistake' on Foreign Aid

Hillary Clinton Warns President Trump of 'Grave Mistake' on Foreign Aid She also challenged several of the conventions the Trump administration- particularly counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway- have been promoting."Women are not inherently more peaceful than men", asserted Clinton, who gained a hawkish reputation during her time as a leading diplomat. [Full Article...]

Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban

Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban Judge Richard Clifton of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals became the latest in a series of judges to draw criticism from Trump after Clifton and two colleagues refused to reinstate an executive order temporarily barring entry by people from seven Muslim-majority countries. [Full Article...]

Based pilot dies during flight out of DFW

Based pilot dies during flight out of DFW A spokesman for the airline tells the newspaper the captain landed the flight from Dallas-Fort Worth without incident. Grubbs joined American in 2010 as a pilot of Boeing 737s after flying smaller planes for American Eagle. He died soon after the plane landed safely. A spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration said the captain of the plane declared an emergency and completed landing... [Full Article...]

Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

The FBI announced it is conducting a counterintelligence probe, under the lead of director James Comey - who was already under a cloud for his own alleged interference in the election, which hurt Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton. Opposition leader Alexey Navalny and at least another 19 people received prison sentences of up to 15 days, mostly for disobeying police, according to human rights acti... [Full Article...]

South Korean court to decide on Park's arrest

If the warrant is approved, Park would become the third South Korean former President to be taken into custody. Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, second from left, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul , South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. [Full Article...]

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material The Times story said Cohen-Watnick found classified reports of top foreign officials talking about developing connections with Trump's family and allies. But Schiff argued it was up to Nunes to restore credibility in the committee's investigation. The officials said that this month, shortly after Mr. [Full Article...]

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans The called age-based tax credits in the bill meant to help people buy medical insurance an unwise new federal entitlement. Kelly Stanger of Lowell, Michigan, argued that conservatives were prevented from contributing to the bill, and said she'd vote again for Rep. [Full Article...]

Washington Wizards top Los Angeles Lakers to clinch Southeast Division

Washington Wizards top Los Angeles Lakers to clinch Southeast Division It's the first time the franchise claimed a division title since the 1978-79 season, when the Washington Bullets won the Atlantic division before falling to the Seattle SuperSonics in the NBA Finals. "They respected us from last game, and definitely (now with) this game". John Wall outshined Kyrie Irving and the entire Cavs team, scoring 37 points 11 assists for his 47th double-double of the s... [Full Article...]

Utah man killed in London attack 'an overall good guy to everybody'

Utah man killed in London attack 'an overall good guy to everybody' Thirteen members of Mr Cochran's family attended a press conference at Scotland Yard to speak in public for the first time about the attack. In all, four people were killed when Khalid Massood drove his vehicle down the sidewalk before crashing into a fence around the Houses of Parliament and then stabbing a police officer. [Full Article...]


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