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Chance of Rain Tuesday and Wednesday

Chance of Rain Tuesday and Wednesday Temperatures are in the 60s across the Big Country with winds out of the south around 10 to 20 miles per hour. Winds will be breezy out of the southeast 15-25 miles per hour. Some of that rain could be heavy, which could lead to some of the stronger wind gusts. Rain showers should end for much of Houston by early morning on Saturday . [Full Article...]

Blake Farenthold resigns from Congress after sexual misconduct claims

Blake Farenthold resigns from Congress after sexual misconduct claims Farenthold is the latest congressional leader to quit as their colleagues have shown little desire for lawmakers facing credible harassment allegations to remain in Congress for a 2018 midterm season that could be especially competitive. Farenthold has promised to reimburse the Treasury Department for the cost of the settlement, but hasn't done so yet. Farenthold's office did not respond to inq... [Full Article...]

United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation

United Nations surprised by Netanyahu's flip-flop, urges him to reconsider cancelation Elsewhere in the Tuesday statement, the United Nations refugee agency expressed regret over Netanyahu's unilateral move in scrapping the deal, saying "the agreement was the result of discussions over an extended period of time, and reflected a shared effort to find a solution that gave global protection to people arriving in Israel fleeing war or persecution while also meeting the concerns of Isra... [Full Article...]

Menendez Brothers Reunited In Prison After 21 Years Apart

Menendez Brothers Reunited In Prison After 21 Years Apart Two brothers who killed their parents almost 30 years ago have been reunited in a California prison this week. But once the guard opened the door and Lyle saw his brother, both Lyle and Erik "burst into tears immediately", Rand said. They infamously claimed that they killed their parents because Jose Menendez sexually abused Erik for years and they anxious that they would be killed for revealing... [Full Article...]

Up to 2.7M Europeans affected by Facebook data breach, EU says

Up to 2.7M Europeans affected by Facebook data breach, EU says The site will also begin labeling and revealing funding sources for political ads, starting in the US and eventually expanding to the rest of the world, the post says. Ads will be clearly labeled with "paid for by" information, later this spring, the company says. Screenshot from Facebook's searchable political ad archive, which the social network plans to have available by June. [Full Article...]

India begins process to procure fighter jets

India begins process to procure fighter jets Officials said the jets will be produced jointly by a foreign aircraft maker along with an Indian company under the recently-launched strategic partnership model which aims to bring in high-end defence technology to India. The Air Force is acquiring the new fighter jets as its fleet is down to just 31 squadrons, 11 less than the minimum number of jets the Centre believes are required to tackle bot... [Full Article...]

Ex-spy Skripal 'improving rapidly' after poisoning, hospital says

Ex-spy Skripal 'improving rapidly' after poisoning, hospital says Salisbury District Hospital said in a statement Sergei Skripal was "responding well to treatment" and "no longer in a critical condition". "It's yet another attempt by Russian Federation to use this Security Council for political gains", said U.S. [Full Article...]

Humboldt Broncos team bus involved in fatal collision

Nipawin RCMP said there are fatalities and a number of injuries, but were unable to confirm how many. No confirmed numbers have been provided. "Tonight's game is cancelled". We ask during this time that you don't send messages. Traffic is expected to be blocked or restricted in the area for several hours, RCMP say. The SJHL is aware of an accident involving the Humboldt Broncos bus. [Full Article...]

China vows to fight Trump tariffs

China vows to fight Trump tariffs China's foreign minister on Thursday called on the worldwide community to oppose the United States' recent trade moves, saying they threatened global economic growth. A seven-month investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative found that "Chinese theft of American IP now costs between $225 billion and $600 billion annually". [Full Article...]

White House conducts ethics review of Pruitt

White House conducts ethics review of Pruitt We are reviewing the situation". That memo was first reported by CNN . "My staff did. And I found out about that yesterday and I changed it". Two EPA officials received significant raises as well, although Pruitt said he stopped the raises from taking place once he heard about them. [Full Article...]

China says it will fight U.S. tariffs 'at any cost'

China says it will fight U.S. tariffs 'at any cost' Despite warnings from key allies, members of his own party and economic experts, President Donald Trump further escalated his tariffs confrontation with China by ordering his chief trade negotiator to consider imposing tariffs on an additional $100 billion of products. [Full Article...]

Embrace community at your library: celebrate National Library Week April 9-14

Embrace community at your library: celebrate National Library Week April 9-14 Libraries of all types are evolving to meet the needs of the communities they serve. Also, patrons are asked to BRING THEIR OWN BAG! A public hearing on the budget was held at the library on March 27. This is a day to recognize all library workers for their many contributions. On Tuesday the library is open until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11: Friends of Kilmichael Library will be hosting a "Tast... [Full Article...]

FBI Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Criticized for Sex-Related Ads

FBI Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Criticized for Sex-Related Ads The site is frequently used for sex trafficking of adults and children. The announcement also listed other agencies involved in the apparent seizure, including the U.S. The U.S. Senate passed legislation last month making it easier for state prosecutors and sex-trafficking victims to sue social media networks, advertisers and others that fail to keep sex trafficking and other exploitative materi... [Full Article...]

China warns U.S. after new Trump tariff threat

China warns U.S. after new Trump tariff threat The comments came as Trump said late on Thursday he had instructed US trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on China "in light of China's unfair retaliation" against earlier USA trade actions. USA drillers added 11 oil rigs in the week to April 6, bringing the total count up to 808, the highest level since March 2015, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services ... [Full Article...]

Six teenagers hospitalised after four separate knife attacks in London

Ch Supt Sue Williams, a leading Hackney borough, said: "Sadly yesterday saw two people lose their lives in Hackney, a man aged 53 in Upper Clapton Road and an 18-year-old man in Link Street". He said his son was just cycling to meet friends when the incident occurred. Dele Ogunsola , the victim's father, who spoke to Evening Standard demanded that the "bloodshed must stop". [Full Article...]

Google employees 'sign letter protesting company's work with the Pentagon'

Among the signatories to the letter, which is circulating inside the company, are dozens of senior engineers at Google , the Times said . "We believe that Google should not be in the business of war", reads the letter. In a statement provided to this news organization, Google said that its role in Project Maven is for "non-offensive purposes" by "using open-source object-recognition soft... [Full Article...]

CWG 2018: Deepak Lather wins bronze in weightlifting in men's 69kg category

CWG 2018: Deepak Lather wins bronze in weightlifting in men's 69kg category However, the medallists at her event in the world championship - Diaz Hidilyn of Philippines, Kristina Shermetova of Turkeministan and eventual champion, Thailand's Sopita Tanasan - are all expected to be in action at the Jakarta Asian Games later this year. [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay millions in talcum powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay millions in talcum powder lawsuit Sources confirmed to HarrisMartin that the $37 million award included $30 million in compensatory damages and $7 million in loss of consortium damages. Throughout a lengthy trial that began in late January , attorneys for the Lanzos accused J&J of withholding information from consumers about the health risks of asbestos in its talc-based products for almost half a century. [Full Article...]

Lebanon wins pledges exceeding $10 billion in Paris

Lebanon wins pledges exceeding $10 billion in Paris He said France would provide 400 million euros in concessionary loans and 150 million euros in donations for Lebanon, which is still rebuilding from its 1975-90 civil war. Federica Mogherini, high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, said: "With this new package, the European Union reconfirms its support to the Lebanese economy, for the benefit of the Lebanese people, and encour... [Full Article...]

Testimony continues at murder trial in death of Halifax yoga teacher

Testimony continues at murder trial in death of Halifax yoga teacher She had left Ireland last February to go travelling and was in the coastal Canacona area celebrating the Holi festival when she was killed. Michael Blagg in Jefferson County Court on Thursday. "Jennifer and Abby were as precious as any parent recognizes their kids are". "Jennifer lay sound asleep while her husband retrieved the gun, filled it with a bullet, pulled the trigger while she slept... [Full Article...]


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