• Iowa Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning
Iowa Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning "Fetal Heartbeat" Abortions

Six Republicans in the House did not join the majority of their caucus and vote in favor of a bill that bans abortions once a baby's heartbeat is detected. Supporters and opponents of the Iowa measure say that if the governor signs the bill they expect it will swiftly trigger a court fight. Jake Chapman, a Republican from Adel.

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  • Mueller Will Not Be Allowed to Interview President Trump
Mueller Will Not Be Allowed to Interview President Trump

Flood represented Bill Clinton during his 1998-99 impeachment proceedings. Cobb had led the White House's efforts to produce documents in response to requests from Mueller. It has also represented senior White House officials, including presidents. "Based on your interview today, how much does Mueller's team know, do you think?" the AC360 host as...

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  • Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to cracked window
Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to cracked window

The 76 passengers onboard the flight were told to grab their belongings and move to a different plane, after the jet was suddenly diverted. She was seated next to the window that shattered and was partially pulled from the plane before other passengers could come to her rescue.

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  • Brad's forecast | Severe weather Tuesday afternoon
Brad's forecast | Severe weather Tuesday afternoon

Some of the storms could continue all day Thursday morning. The less common form of severe weather that we can see is a tornado, which is a violently rotating column of air that reaches contact with the ground and is attached to the cloud base above.

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  • Amazon expanding Boston tech hub, hiring on 2000 workers
Amazon expanding Boston tech hub, hiring on 2000 workers

Seattle-based Amazon opened its first software development site in Vancouver in 2011 and now has more than 1,000 employees. They now operate a 156,000 square-foot location in TELUS Garden which opened to Amazon employees in 2015. The company now has about 1,200 workers in the city, according to Rohit Prasad, a Boston-based vice president and head s...

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  • Top Trump aide denies calling president an 'idiot'
Top Trump aide denies calling president an 'idiot'

The situation is similar to when reports surfaced that then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump a "moron". NBC news report alleges Chief Kelly has referred Trump as an idiot based on reports from multiple unnamed sources. Officials: Kelly uses an "undisciplined and indiscreet approach" in handling White House staffers. The disa...

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  • Russian, French Presidents agree on need to preserve Iran nuclear deal
Russian, French Presidents agree on need to preserve Iran nuclear deal

As you know, the Makron in the United States, where he met with President trump . The British diplomat's visit to Tehran comes as the May 12 deadline looms over the fate of the JCPOA when U.S. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection guidelines , the tree needed to be quarantined before it could be permanently planted. French ambassad...

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  • Giants need receiver, cornerback with final 2 picks in draft
Giants need receiver, cornerback with final 2 picks in draft

New general manager Dave Gettleman did just that. They needed to address their front seven and offensive line on Day 2. The Giants then added to its defense selecting linebacker Lorenzo Carter out of Georgia and defensive tackle BJ Hill from NC State in the third round.

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  • Migrant caravan refused entry to US
Migrant caravan refused entry to US

If migrants manage to get processed, they would be taken a detention center and interviewed by an asylum officer. However, that is incorrect. Customs and Border Protection says it will resume processing when it has more space and resources.

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  • European Union makes last-minute attempt to avert USA trade war
European Union makes last-minute attempt to avert USA trade war

Mnuchin's comments conflicted somewhat with comments by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who told Bloomberg News in an interview published on Sunday that the White House would continue granting some countries relief from the metals tariffs.

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  • Syria regime forces 'advance' against Daesh
Syria regime forces 'advance' against Daesh

Syrian troops tightened the noose on Sunday around a Palestinian refugee camp held by Islamic State militants in southern Damascus where hundreds of civilians face an uncertain future, state media, witnesses and residents said. At least 79 regime fighters and 68 Daesh militants have also been killed, the Observatory said. Yarmuk and its surrou...

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  • Rohingya Muslims Protest in Bangladeshi Camp Calling for UN Protection
Rohingya Muslims Protest in Bangladeshi Camp Calling for UN Protection

Today, representatives from the UN Security Council will meet with the government of Myanmar as part of a four-day trip to evaluate the Rohingya crises. Then, they were taken to a briefing room where the local administration of Cox's Bazar and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) debriefed them on the crisis Bangladesh has been handling since August p...

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  • Pompeo says Israel has right to defend itself
Pompeo says Israel has right to defend itself

That same day, the IDF said it thwarted an attempt by hundreds of Gaza to breach the fence. He said one of them was gunned down, while the other one was detained. The use of live fire has drawn criticism internationally. The PLO official maintained that the USA administration's provocative and disastrous policies on Jerusalem, refugees, bor...

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  • PM Modi Calls Rahul Gandhi After Congress Chief's Mid-air Flight Scare
PM Modi Calls Rahul Gandhi After Congress Chief's Mid-air Flight Scare

Indian opposition leader and Congress party president Rahul Gandhi had a mid-air scare on Thursday during an election campaign in Karnataka, and his party has filed an FIR about alleged tampering with the plane's critical instruments, reports said on Friday.

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  • UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over Caribbean immigrant scandal
UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over Caribbean immigrant scandal

Abbott called on May to give a statement to the House of Commons explaining whether she knew that Rudd was misleading parliament about the deportation targets. Rudd was an ally of May's cabinet and her resignation upsets the Brexit balance in the PMs senior team. Theresa May was Home Secretary at the time .

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  • Toddler Alfie Evans dies in hospital
Toddler Alfie Evans dies in hospital

Little Alfie's mother wrote: "Our baby boy grew his wings tonight at 2:30 am. We are heart broken", his parents posted on Facebook . "All of us feel deeply for Alfie , Kate, Tom and his whole family and our thoughts are with them", Alder Hey Children's Hospital said in a statement.

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  • Manchester United vs. Arsenal games 'made Premier League' - Sir Alex Ferguson
Manchester United vs. Arsenal games 'made Premier League' - Sir Alex Ferguson

Wenger will take charge of Arsenal at Old Trafford for the last time on Sunday before leaving the Emirates at the end of the season, and ahead of the fixture, Ferguson has paid tribute to his old adversary. "That was my first year in this country". 'I hope also fans can show respect for a man that was Manchester United's rival. United make ...

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  • The protests in Yerevan have flashed with new force
The protests in Yerevan have flashed with new force

Protest leader Pashinyan said on Wednesday he had received assurances from Russian officials that Moscow would not intervene in the crisis. Arut Khachatryan, a 17-year-old high school student, said: "We are witnessing a decisive moment".

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  • Three Palestinians shot dead trying to 'infiltrate' Israel from Gaza: IDF
Three Palestinians shot dead trying to 'infiltrate' Israel from Gaza: IDF

The teenager killed was identified as Azzam Aweida and hundreds of people gathered at his home in the southern town of Khan Younis to attend the funeral. Leading global legal experts says Israel is following agreements set in the 1995 Olso II accords that envisage the dangers inherent in attempts to approach the border.

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  • Beijing 'won't force' India to accept Belt and Road project
Beijing 'won't force' India to accept Belt and Road project

Xi though more than made up for it with his hospitality which saw him stating towards the end that as president he had stepped out of Beijing to receive a foreign leader only twice and that on both occasions his guest was Modi. Obviously, the Doklam standoff did not happen all of a sudden, but was the result of the accumulation of mistrust betwee...

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  • Rep. Meehan resigns after sexual harassment charge
Rep. Meehan resigns after sexual harassment charge

Here's a depressing fact: Nine members of Congress have lost their jobs over allegations of sexual impropriety or related workplace misconduct since October. "I am deeply grateful to my wife who is so supportive, and who has made many sacrifices in her own career so that I could pursue mine in public service".

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  • Attorney General Sessions Will Visit Fargo Friday
Attorney General Sessions Will Visit Fargo Friday

The Department of Justice made the announcement Wednesday. In his opening statement, Sessions said those who work at the DOJ - including those in the Federal Bureau of Investigation - are the finest in law enforcement. The attorney general may be asked about his role in the Cohen investigation when he testifies before congressional panels on Wedn...

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  • Sabres win National Hockey League draft lottery and this year's top pick
Sabres win National Hockey League draft lottery and this year's top pick

The lottery ball for the first overall pick in this year's draft bounced to the Buffalo Sabres , who finished dead last during the season among the league's 31 teams. He has represented Sweden at the past two World Junior Hockey tournaments, including a silver medal finish at this year's tournament held at Buffalo.

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  • Seven-day local weather forecast for April 29 through May 5
Seven-day local weather forecast for April 29 through May 5

Winds are expected to be SSW. The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Small Craft Warning valid through Sunday evening, and their forecast for Sunday says, "Cloudy with showers, chance thunder, easing later". Chance of precipitation is 30%. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Wednesday night: Mostly clear, ...

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  • Man stabs 7 children to death in China
Man stabs 7 children to death in China

An official motive for the attacks is still unknown. The knife-wielding man attacked the students near a secondary school in Mizhi County in Shaanxi province as they were heading home for the day, officials were quoted as saying. "Hurry up, hurry up, call for help!" a woman shouted in one video. A male suspect has been detained. In June...

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  • Saudi-led strike kills dozens of Yemeni rebels
Saudi-led strike kills dozens of Yemeni rebels

Saudi Arabia and an alliance of states intervened in Yemen's civil war to try and push back the Houthis after they drove the internationally-recognised government into exile in Riyadh . The Houthis have repeatedly fired missiles at Saudi Arabia, which the United States and UN experts say are of Iranian origin, a claim Tehran denies.

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  • Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant Out Of Lineup Against Brewers
Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant Out Of Lineup Against Brewers

If he doesn't return to the lineup for a Friday matinée against the Brewers , or sometime during the weekend series against Milwaukee , the Cubs will have a decision to make about placing Bryant on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

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  • Kathua gangrape-murder case: Accused move SC, seek CBI probe
Kathua gangrape-murder case: Accused move SC, seek CBI probe

The bench said if the lawyers who are accused of obstructing the trial are at fault then it would deal with the matter in accordance with the law. The accused said their rights and interest are bound to be affected by the outcome of the writ petition filed by father of the victim and therefore they should be granted an opportunity to be heard i...

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  • White House takes questions at Take Your Kid to Work Day
White House takes questions at Take Your Kid to Work Day

Margaret Talev, the president of the White House Correspondents' Association and senior White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, announced Trump will not attend, but he "will actively encourage members of the executive branch to attend and join us as we celebrate the First Amendment".

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  • Train-school van accident: Nautanki bandh karo, UP CM tells protestors
Train-school van accident: Nautanki bandh karo, UP CM tells protestors

The train involved in the incident when it was on its way from Sivan to Gorakhpur . Doctors referred five injured children and the van driver to BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur . The Divine Public School van was carrying almost 25 students that were passing through the railway crossing in Thursday early morning when the incident took place.

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