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UN should consider 'stronger sanctions' on N.Korea

UN should consider 'stronger sanctions' on N.Korea The US has military forces in South Korea on a permanent basis, and routinely threatens the North with military action. He previously advised the president to tell the Chinese officials the US will use military action in North Korea if Beijing doesn't make strides to stop Kim Jong-Un's nuclear program, The Daily Mail reports. [Full Article...]

Facebook murder suspect shoots, kills himself in Pennsylvania, police say

Facebook murder suspect shoots, kills himself in Pennsylvania, police say Stephens posted a video of himself killing Godwin, a former foundry worker and a father of 10. Someone spotted Stephens' white Ford Fusion in the parking lot of a McDonald's near Erie and called authorities, Pennsylvania State Police said. [Full Article...]

New Orleans Removes White Supremacist Monument

In response to a vote at the city council, the city of New Orleans has begun the work to remove several Confederate and white supremacist monuments from the majority-black city. Workers removing the monument wore flak jackets and helmets as police snipers observed from the roof of a nearby parking garage. But as with so many other Confederate monuments which have been removed throughout the Sout... [Full Article...]

First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday evening/night

Tuesday will feature partly cloudy and warm conditions. As the front nears the area later tonight storms will develop along and behind the boundary. Meteorologist Jeff Raberding says he expects the storms to start forming late in the evening over eastern Kansas, and hit western Missouri the hardest. [Full Article...]

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee seeking release of notes left in cell

That man is now reportedly on a round-the-clock suicide watch. Spikes and Hernandez had been teammates at Florida and also with the Patriots. His funeral was yesterday in Bristol, Conn . His family and friends held a private service for him in his hometown of Bristol, Connecticut on Monday afternoon. At the funeral home, two men in suits checked IDs as guests drove up the driveway. [Full Article...]

Democrats Blow Winning Elections Ossoff Handel 4/19/17

Obviously, Ossoff and his allies hoped to cross the 50% threshold yesterday and avoid a runoff, but the fact that he earned 48% of the vote is an impressive feat for a Democrat in a Republican district in a Republican state. The young Democrat named his first official fundraiser "make Trump furious". That is crucial if Democrats are to have a shot at reaching their stated objective: reclaiming... [Full Article...]

Trump, Abe call on N. Korea to refrain from provocations

Trump, Abe call on N. Korea to refrain from provocations In addition to his discussion with Mr Xi, Mr Trump also spoke with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan yesterday morning. But White House officials have said North Korea must prove it is serious about dismantling its nuclear and missiles programs before new negotiations are possible. [Full Article...]

North Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

North Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill North Korea has ambitions to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA mainland. The US Army has also joined the exercise. "The United States should not run amok and should consider carefully any catastrophic outcome from its foolish military provocative act", Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, said in a commentary on Monday. [Full Article...]

Woman, 22, dies after crash with allegedly drunken off-duty NYPD officer

Woman, 22, dies after crash with allegedly drunken off-duty NYPD officer The three victims were removed from the scene and transported to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. Vanessa Raghubar, 22, was pronounced dead on Monday, police said. He allegedly rear-ended the Honda in his Mercedes Benz while driving southbound on the Van Wyck. The preliminary findings indicate that subsequent to impact Raghubar's auto struck a tree and a light pole before coming to a stop ... [Full Article...]

Engineer set to take over New York state university system

Engineer set to take over New York state university system Dr. Johnson now is chief executive officer of Cube Hydro Partners LLC, a clean energy company she co-founded in 2011. She served as USA undersecretary of energy in President Barack Obama's administration from 2009 to 2010 and earlier was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Johns Hopkins University, dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, and professor at... [Full Article...]

1-Year-Old Abducted From Rancho Cucamonga

1-Year-Old Abducted From Rancho Cucamonga The two were last seen in a 2012 red Mitsubishi Galant, with a California License plate number 6WEE209. It was not initially clear if there was any relationship between the suspect and victim. According to officers, Segura is armed and unsafe. Segura should be considered armed and risky and has threatened suicide-by-cop, officials said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Fresenius nears deal to acquire Akorn

Fresenius nears deal to acquire Akorn Akorn's wide-ranging product portfolio includes injectables, oral liquids, nasal sprays and respiratory drugs nearly exclusively sold in the U.S. It is thus highly complementary to Fresenius Kabi's own business, said Fresenius CEO Stephan Sturm. [Full Article...]

Judge won't block Arkansas executions

Judge won't block Arkansas executions The eight executions would have been the most by a state in such a compressed period since the US Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. At the heart of Arkansas' plans is the sedative midazolam, one of three drugs used in lethal injections. [Full Article...]

China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula

China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula Sino-Korean relations date back thousands of years, and there was in fact a historical tributary system in which imperial China influenced much of the cultural and economic development of various nations in the region, perhaps in Korea more than any other. [Full Article...]

Democrats form circular firing squad over abortion rights

Democrats form circular firing squad over abortion rights The head of Sanders's statewide campaign, Jane Kleeb, became chairman of the state party. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who finished second in the Democratic race for president a year ago, and Rep. In the wake of Trump's victory, Sanders has taken a larger role within party politics and called for the Democratic Party to focus on the grassroots and small donors. [Full Article...]

U.S. state carries out first execution in 12 years

Arkansas was proceeding with plans to conduct the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the first to move forward, turning back the inmate's claims that his poor health could cause excruciating pain during the lethal injection. [Full Article...]

Rainy, windy Tuesday in store for the midstate

Rainy, windy Tuesday in store for the midstate The rain continues on Tuesday . The storms damaged a roof in St. Charles Parish. A low pressure system to our northwest will keep the winds crankin' up to 30 miles per hour out of the southwest this afternoon. Tomorrow | Partly cloudy skies. Thursday night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Monday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around ... [Full Article...]

Arkansas carries out first double execution in United States since 2000

It was unclear whether Williams' attorneys would attempt further actions to delay the execution. Williams was the third Arkansas inmate put to death in the past week. instead of 6:25 p.m. Arkansas has become the first USA state in 17 years to execute more than one inmate on the same day. Authorities said he abducted and raped two other women before he was arrested over Errickson's death. [Full Article...]

Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

US President Donald Trump said that the border wall with Mexico is a "very important tool" for preventing the entry of illegal drugs into this country. The official said that even some funding for "border security" could satisfy the President at this point, with the expectation that wall funding would come in future spending bill negotiations. [Full Article...]

Execution Of Arkansas Inmate Jack Jones Was 'Torturous And Inhumane,' Lawyers Say

But it was a short reprieve. His death warrant was due to expire at midnight. Jones died at 7:20 p.m. CDT. The deputy solicitor-general, Nicholas Bronni, admitted in a court filing that the execution team had tried "to place a central line in Jones' neck, but the attempt was unsuccessful". [Full Article...]


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