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Forecast: Seasonable Temperatures Return (For Now)

Forecast: Seasonable Temperatures Return (For Now) The majority of the weekend will be DRY, but it will be chilly. Should remain mostly cloudy for the rest of the day. A very mild start to the morning with our highs hitting this morning. Despite the clouds, highs will warm into the 50s and 60s for most of Montana, 30s and 40s in the higher mountains. Strong winds will be likely to mix down to the ground from this heavy rain falling from the sk... [Full Article...]

Garcia stays alive at WTA Finals by beating Wozniacki

Garcia stays alive at WTA Finals by beating Wozniacki The world No 8 suffered a torrid opening set against Wozniacki but fought back to clinch an impressive 0-6 6-3 7-5 success over her Danish opponent in two hours and 19 minutes. Two of the breakthrough stars of the WTA Tour this season contested arguably the match of the WTA Finals so far on Wednesday, with Caroline Garcia overcoming Elina Svitolina in three tight sets to seal her first ever... [Full Article...]

'Racist' farmers sentenced to prison over coffin case

'Racist' farmers sentenced to prison over coffin case The two farm workers who filmed themselves forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin will each spend more than a decade behind bars. Both had pleaded not guilty over the incident past year in the eastern province of Mpumalanga, saying they had only meant to scare Mlotshwa, whom they accused of trespassing on their farm and stealing copper cables. [Full Article...]

Putin oversees test fire of four nuclear-capable ballistic missiles

Putin oversees test fire of four nuclear-capable ballistic missiles Topol-M missile launchers are seen in Red Square in Moscow during the Victory Day parade May 9, 2009. Russian military forces 'have carried out an exercise to manage its strategic nuclear forces, ' the ministry said in a statement. All of the ballistic and cruise missiles fired during the drill reportedly eliminated their practice targets. "The tasks of the training session were coped with and... [Full Article...]

Singapore now offers the world's most powerful passport

Singapore now offers the world's most powerful passport The "Visa-free score" represents the number of countries its holder can visit visa-free or with visa on arrival. "It is a testament of Singapore's inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy", said Philippe May, managing director of Arton Capital's Singapore office. [Full Article...]

No need for KJ George to resign: Siddaramiah

No need for KJ George to resign: Siddaramiah The agency has re-registered the Karnataka Police's FIR alleging that prior to his death, Ganapathy had said that George, former IGP (Lokayukta) Pranov Mohanty and ADGP (state intelligence) AM Prasad were responsible for his death. Yeddyurappa demanded that George should resign immediately. After the case came to light previous year, Siddaramaiah initially defended his colleague and aide, but ... [Full Article...]

Cops surround King St. W. pot shop for reports of armed person

According to Constable David Hopkinson, reports suggested an armed individual pulled another person off the street and entered the 365 Dispensary at King and Charlotte. Officers, including the Emergency Task Force unit, were sent to the scene near Charlotte Street and King Street West in Toronto's Entertainment District. [Full Article...]

'Lord Rama's kamaal': Akhilesh Yadav's jibe at Yogi Adityanath's Taj Mahal visit

'Lord Rama's kamaal': Akhilesh Yadav's jibe at Yogi Adityanath's Taj Mahal visit However, his visit was "officially" meant for announcing developmental schemes worth almost Rs 350 crore and a visit to Taj Mahal was just a part of Yogi's busy schedule. "The Taj Mahal is India's gem and a gift to the world". The MLA said that all the mosques in the country had been built after demolishing temples and temples should be rebuilt at the same spot. [Full Article...]

KP to mark 'Black Day' today against Indian occupation of Kashmir

KP to mark 'Black Day' today against Indian occupation of Kashmir Kashmir remains unresolved dispute on United Nations agenda for the longest period and as a matter of fact is a black spot on the world body which somehow has not been able to implement its own resolutions and miserably failed to force India to grant the Kashmiris their fundamental right of self-determination in accordance with its own solemn commitments made decades back. [Full Article...]

Iraq, Syria converge on Daesh's last strongholds

Iraq, Syria converge on Daesh's last strongholds The global coalition and Sunni tribes are assisting the campaign, according to an al-Arabiya report. Most reports were deemed "non-credible" or duplicative, but 16 had merit, the coalition found. The coalition said they have conducted 27,566 strikes since Operation Inherent Resolve began in 2014, resulting in at least 786 civilian casualties. [Full Article...]

Police Find Woman Missing 42 Years - But Mystery Remains

Police Find Woman Missing 42 Years - But Mystery Remains During the interview, they confirmed that Harris and the missing Flora Stevens are the same person. "The main thing is that we know that Flora is safe", said Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff. "They were looking to possibly locate some relatives and do a DNA match", Sullivan County Undersheriff Eric Chaboty said. But Morgan discovered someone in MA was using the Social Security num... [Full Article...]

Indonesia fireworks factory blaze kills 46, injures dozens

Indonesia fireworks factory blaze kills 46, injures dozens A worker who escaped the fire said the factory staff were mostly women employed on a casual basis. The owner of the PT Panca Buana Cahaya Sukses warehouse, which was close to a school and housing, could not immediately be reached for comment. [Full Article...]

JFK assassination records released, hundreds more under review

JFK assassination records released, hundreds more under review The to-be-released documents contain details about the arrangements the U.S. entered into with the Mexican government that allowed it to have close surveillance of those and other embassies, Tunheim said. The New York Times affirmed the authenticity of that quote in a 1966 article, stating that JFK said the quote to one of the highest officials in his administration. [Full Article...]

10-year-old vehicle thief caught on turnpike after high-speed chase

10-year-old vehicle thief caught on turnpike after high-speed chase But he got stuck there when he tried to re-enter the OH turnpike. "It was very lucky no one was hurt", Hoffman said. About 9:30 a.m., the Westlake Police Department attempted to stop the boy who was traveling westbound on Interstate 90, but he refused to stop and a pursuit was initiated. [Full Article...]

Frost advisory issued for 8 NJ counties with chilly Friday ahead

Frost advisory issued for 8 NJ counties with chilly Friday ahead Temperatures are expected to fall anywhere from 30° to 35° early Saturday morning. A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. The counties under a frost advisory are Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison and Jackson. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered. The weekend will be sunny. [Full Article...]

Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce loses seat over citizenship

Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce loses seat over citizenship Mr Joyce will now have to fight a byelection to regain his seat. The government argued that five of lawmakers should still be eligible, including Joyce, because they were unaware of dual citizenship at the time of the election. Australia's constitution states that members of parliament can not be "a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or citizen of a foreign... [Full Article...]

US Navy rescues women, dogs lost at sea for 5 months

US Navy rescues women, dogs lost at sea for 5 months On Tuesday, after nearly five months at sea, a Japanese-Taiwanese fishing vessel picked up their call in the Pacific Ocean around 5,000 miles away from their original destination. "I had hope all along, she is very resourceful and she's curious and as things break she tries to fix them, she doesn't sit and wait for the repairman to get there, so I knew the same thing would be true of the boat". [Full Article...]

Iran ready to contribute to Iraq's restoration

Iran ready to contribute to Iraq's restoration Tasnim also reported Thursday on a meeting between Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and Abadi, in which Jahangiri called for stronger economic ties between Baghdad and Tehran. For his part, al-Abadi stressed the importance of Iraq's unity and territorial integrity, claiming that "conflicts and tensions in the region give way to foreign intervention in regional countries' affairs". [Full Article...]

Panel Finds Syrian Government Responsible for Gas Attack

But expert analysis of photographs and videos of the site where the sarin was released found a crater caused by a "relatively large bomb" that was "dropped from medium or high altitude", the report said. Moscow said it wanted to wait for the report's results before deciding how to proceed. The experts also determined that the Islamic State extremist group was responsible for an attack in Um Hosh... [Full Article...]

Tampa police to release new video from Seminole Heights murders

Tampa police to release new video from Seminole Heights murders And last week, police discovered the body of Anthony Naiboa , a 20-year-old with a mild form of autism, in a vacant lot a couple hundred yards away from where Mitchell was killed. Officials said that Naiboa had gotten on the wrong bus and was in Seminole Heights by mistake. "We believe this person saw or heard something that could be a key to solving these murders", Tampa police said in a news ... [Full Article...]


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