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Lance Armstrong to pay $5-M settlement in U.S. fraud case: lawyer

Lance Armstrong to pay $5-M settlement in U.S. fraud case: lawyer He wore a Postal Service jersey during the first six of those victories, but he was stripped of all his Tour titles in 2012 after an investigation by the United States Antidoping Agency determined that he and many of his teammates had been doping. [Full Article...]

President Trump Strikes Syria

President Trump Strikes Syria Shayrat air base was targeted by US Tomahawk missiles in April previous year in a strike ordered by President Donald Trump in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun in Idlib. Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government. [Full Article...]

US EPA chief's aides, security agents made $45000 trip to Australia

US EPA chief's aides, security agents made $45000 trip to Australia The group of lawmakers, comprised of 131 representatives and 39 senators, signed a resolution that says they have "no confidence in the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency" and calls for Pruitt's "immediate resignation", according to the Hill . [Full Article...]

Syria strikes: May tells MPs Britain could not wait for United Nations approval

Syria strikes: May tells MPs Britain could not wait for United Nations approval Writing in the Independent, Fisk noted that locals he spoke with " never believed in " the gas attack stories - and that tales of President Bashar Assad's chemical atrocities had been spread by armed Islamist groups who had imprisoned and enslaved thousands of people in Ghouta before the town was liberated by Syrian forces in April. [Full Article...]

A Gunman Ambushed And Killed Two Sheriff's Deputies In Florida

A Gunman Ambushed And Killed Two Sheriff's Deputies In Florida Investigators have not determined a motive or "indications as to why this tragedy occurred", according to the sheriff, who was on the scene throughout the afternoon and notified the deputies' loved ones. The sheriff is expected to provide updated information to the media at 6 p.m. CST. Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he had "offered any state support" the Gilchrist County Sheriff's may need and Flo... [Full Article...]

Former NY mayor Rudolph Giuliani to join Donald Trump's legal team

Former NY mayor Rudolph Giuliani to join Donald Trump's legal team The former New York City mayor, who was a key Trump supporter, during the 2016 election will leave his law firm Greenberg Traurig to join the president's legal team. "I know everybody involved, maybe they'll trust me". Giuliani also fills the void left by attorney John Dowd , who resigned from the legal team last month. [Full Article...]

Russia, Syria Still Deny OPCW Access to Alleged Chemical Attack Site - Paris

Russia, Syria Still Deny OPCW Access to Alleged Chemical Attack Site - Paris British Prime Minister Theresa May says Syria and Russian Federation - whose forces now control the town east of Damascus - are trying to cover up evidence. Saturday's air strikes were the first coordinated Western strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government in a seven-year war that has killed more than 500,000 people and drawn in global powers and neighbouring states. [Full Article...]

Delays keep inspectors from reaching alleged chemical weapons attack site in Syria

Delays keep inspectors from reaching alleged chemical weapons attack site in Syria The US envoy to the OPCW, Kenneth Ward, said on Monday he was concerned Russian Federation may have "tampered with" the site of the Douma attack. De Mistura also plans to meet with Turkish, Russian and Iranian officials as well as officials from several European counties and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Sarasota county parents concerned with the district's school safety decision

Sarasota county parents concerned with the district's school safety decision Could we share a business manager with a neighboring district? Overall, the school budget is a $4.4 million higher than it was in fiscal year 2018. CHARTER SCHOOLS: A new charter school backed by Collier County School Board member Erika Donalds is approved for Martin County , the Naples Daily News reports. [Full Article...]

Monarch renames Swaziland as "eSwatini"

Monarch renames Swaziland as Addressing a large gathering in a stadium in the second city of Manzini, 40km east of the capital Mbabane, the king said Swaziland was reverting to the original name it had before being colonised by the British. The name Swaziland has angered some in the country, since it is a mix of Swazi and English. Road signs at the country's borders and postage stamps may also be affected. [Full Article...]

UN Team In Syria Fired Upon While Visiting Suspected Chemical Attack Sites

UN Team In Syria Fired Upon While Visiting Suspected Chemical Attack Sites A United Nations source told VOA that none of the United Nations security team members were injured during the incident. "That is of great concern to us", she said. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said the USA is confident - but not 100 percent certain - that chemical agents were present at all three sites attacked. Russian Federation and the Syrian government deny responsibility for the alleged attac... [Full Article...]

Jim Bridenstine Confirmed to Lead NASA

Jim Bridenstine Confirmed to Lead NASA The vote was 50-49. One Republican, John McCain of Arizona, was absent due to illness. In a party-line vote, the U.S. Senate today confirmed Jim Bridenstine, who has a record of anti-LGBT stances and climate change denial, to be the administrator of NASA. [Full Article...]

Tribeca opens with 'Gilda,' and De Niro comes out swinging

Tribeca opens with 'Gilda,' and De Niro comes out swinging At a kickoff luncheon for press, De Niro referred to Trump as "our Lowlife-in-Chief" and rejected what he referred to as the president's narrow definition of America. So 46 per cent of our narrative films are directed by women. "After being asked if he would return to " #SNL " in the future, De Niro was hopeful, saying, "I hope there's a couple where I interrogate him, I arrest him, and then I t... [Full Article...]

N Korea seeks complete denuclearisation: Moon

N Korea seeks complete denuclearisation: Moon Trump said that his administration has been engaging with North Korea ahead of his own potential meeting with Kim. At a news conference on Thursday, before a meeting next week on nuclear non-proliferation, Wood said the USA welcomed Pyongyang's willingness to talk about denuclearisation, and called the summit planned for late May or early June a "momentous time". [Full Article...]

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi India claimed to have carried out the surgical strikes inside Azad Jammu and Kashmir just days after its military base came under attack, leaving at least 21 Indian soldiers dead in Uri in September 2016. "Given the complementarities, it is natural for the Indian and Royal navies to enhance cooperation, particularly to safeguard the freedom of navigation". [Full Article...]

Airmen reprimanded over viral video

Airmen reprimanded over viral video Jones said the ceremony was official. Adjutant General of the Tennessee Air National Guard, Army Major General Terry Haston, announced the disciplinary actions that would be taken on Wednesday, along with a statement of his own. "The selfless dedication to our State, Nation that these men and women exhibit on a daily basis is without question". He told BuzzFeed News that there were no childr... [Full Article...]

Notre Dame-Alabama Games

Notre Dame-Alabama Games Alabama will visit South Bend on September 2, 2028, and Notre Dame will take a trip down south to kick off the 2029 season in Tuscaloosa. In a continuing emphasis to play members from the Southeastern Conference in football during the regular season, Notre Dame announced Thursday (April 19) a two-game home-and-home series with Alabama in 2028-29. [Full Article...]

DOJ watchdog sends prison referral for McCabe to federal prosecutor

DOJ watchdog sends prison referral for McCabe to federal prosecutor House members found, in their referral to AG Sessions, FBI Director Wray, and U.S. Attorney Huber that Comey provided to a friend of his four of seven memoranda, "encouraging him to detail the memos to the press". McCabe - were unprecedented, unseemly, and cruel", Michael Bromwich, an attorney for McCabe, said in a statement. "DOJ just issued the McCabe report - which is a total disaster". [Full Article...]

New Videos Show Alleged Multiple Murderer Riess In Ocala, Florida

New Videos Show Alleged Multiple Murderer Riess In Ocala, Florida Hutchinson was found dead April 9 at a timeshare in Fort Meyers, four days after the two women were seen together at Smokin' Oyster Brewery. Once she arrived in Florida , Riess is thought to have abandoned her vehicle at a park, Bowditch Point, on Fort Myers Beach. [Full Article...]

Student Protests: Go back to classes sentiment echoes

Student Protests: Go back to classes sentiment echoes Clashes erupted in north Kashmir's Baramulla district between students and government forces after students of Government Higher Secondary School (HSS) have staged a protest against gang rape of 8 year old Kathua minor. Even girls came out demanding justice for the victim. "Shouldn't they be attending classes instead", Akhtar wrote in reply to a tweet of a journalist. [Full Article...]


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