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Iowa family died from inhaling toxic gas at Mexican resort

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The state attorney general's office in the state of Quintana Roo said that investigators were trying to determine the gas that was involved, NBC News reported. Family members described Adrianna as the "fashion stylist" who "ruled that family". "They just thought it was the best place in the world to be", Fry said Monday. Read More »

Russian shopping mall inferno toll 64

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A shopping mall fire in March 2015 killed 11 people in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan some 800 kilometres (500 miles) east of Moscow . Although Russia's Investigative Committee initially said four children died in the fire, later reports on Russian news agencies quoted the committee as saying the victims were three women, a man and a child. Read More »

One Of America's Oldest Gun Brands Filed For Bankruptcy

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But due to sliding sales and mounting debt, the company announced over the weekend that it was filing for bankruptcy . Chief Financial Officer Stephen P. Under the plan filed in bankruptcy court in Delaware, Cerberus Capital Management LP, the private equity firm that controls Remington, will lose ownership and the creditors will take over the company. Read More »

Anti-Semitism Blamed in Holocaust Survivor's Murder

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Police officers said Knoll had called police officers before and complained that the neighbor threatened to kill her. As a child, she was one of the few who escaped the notorious round-up of thousands of French Jews in 1942, who were sent to their deaths in Nazi death camps by local authorities. Read More »

Thunderstorms To Bring Heavy Rain Later This Week

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The storm is expected to stay well north and not impact New Zealand. Winds could gust up to 15 miles per hour. The clouds from earlier today will decrease tonight and the sky will turn mostly clear. High temperatures Friday will be in the middle 70s. Temps will be in the 60s all day. It's wonderful what late March sunshine can do! Pleasant conditions should develop by Friday , just in time for the weekend! This will bring us a few chances for showers along with a tricky temperature ... Read More »

Israeli police question Netanyahu for second time in…

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A police spokesman and a lawyer for the Netanyahu family declined comment. Police were seen arriving at Netanyahu's home on Monday. Earlier this month Trump said he was "thinking about" visiting Israel to seal his momentous policy decision, however Hadashot reported without citing sources that his schedule would not allow it and he was instead contemplating a visit in July. Read More »

Linda Brown, Center of Brown v. Board of Education, Dead at 76

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Brown turned to the courts for justice in a case that was part of an anti-segregation push by the NAACP. She declined comment from the family. She later worked as an educational consultant and public speaker. The only schools that were not were elementary schools, including hers, Monroe Elementary School, she said. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer on Monday acknowledged Brown's contribution to American history. Read More »

Trump Administration Expels 60 Russian Diplomats

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Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, remain hospitalized in critical condition. "We strongly support the call on Russian Federation to disclose the full extent of its chemical weapons program in accordance with worldwide law", she said. Read More »

Hero cop who swapped himself for hostages dies

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He called on citizens in France to call the embassy for any help at following phone numbers: 0033147235425 - 0033670673834. A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage has died , raising the death toll in the attack in southern France to four. Read More »

Turkey summit ends with Erdogan failing to address concerns

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Erdogan warned at the time that Turkish troops would keep pushing east further into Syrian Kurdish YPG territory (Kurdish "People's Protection Units" which Turkey considers an extension of the terrorist PKK), which would eventually pit his forces against the USA armed and trained Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Read More »

'Captain Fantastic' propels Afghanistan to the World Cup

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Afghanistan and the Windies qualified for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 , to be played from May 30 to 14 July in England and Wales, after finishing as the top two sides in the 10-team qualifying tournament. Against the hard, new balls and facing the quicker bowlers, the openers scored at almost four runs to the over but once Rashid introduced himself into the attack, the scoring rate nosedived to the extent that Ireland got to 100 only by the 29th over. Read More »

Montana group voices concern over China tariffs

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It also would take a lot more than tariffs on US$60 billion worth of exports from China to inflict significant pain on the government , Mr Scissors said . Any deal that includes a pledge by China to buy more USA semiconductors is likely to be applauded by the SIA and its member companies. The newspaper reported that Mnuchin was considering a visit to Beijing to pursue negotiations. Read More »

SP cancels victory celebration, BSP positive despite RS rout

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So emphatic was Mayawati's response that Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted with alacrity: "I welcome the views expressed by Mayawati Ji today". BJP leaders said they are alive to the challenge and claimed CMs Yogi's recent announcement to explore a quota within quota for the Extremely Backward Castes and Most Backward Dalits will break SP-BSP's refrain. Read More »

Conflicts Prevent diGenova From Joining Trump's Legal Team

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Mueller III, enters an intense phase", The New York Times reported early Sunday. Trump enjoyed the TV appearances and wanted diGenova on his team even though he did not know him, officials say. Sekulow did not specify the conflict, but the couple's firm has represented other clients in the special counsel's investigation, including former Trump campaign adviser Sam Clovis. Read More »

Far southwestern Wisconsin to be hit with late night winter storm

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To the southwest of metropolitan Cincinnati, Carroll, Gallatin, Owen, Grant, Pendelton, Bracken, Robertson, Mason, and Lewis counties in Kentucky will have more wet snow and additional problems . Fortunately, the second half of next week will grant us a long-overdue spell of springlike temperatures. The system will begin to taper off this evening and move out overnight. Read More »

TRACKING: Winter Storm Friday Night & Saturday

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Among the results of that storm was a reunion held every few years at the Becker farm and sawmill north of Garrison, where several travelers spent a couple of days while waiting for snow plows to clear the roads. Widespread power outages are possible with gusts blowing up to 35 miles per hour (56 kph). A winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service for coastal Hancock and Washington counties expired at 6 p.m. Read More »

Vietnam Scraps South China Sea Oil Drilling Project

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However, China's Defence Ministry in a statement late Friday called the American behaviour a "serious political and military provocation against China". It said that the situation in the waterway had stabilized thanks to the efforts of China and Southeast Asia countries, but warned that the US insistence "on provoking incidents" and "creating tensions" in the South China Sea "runs counter to the desire of regional countries to seek stability, while promoting cooperation and development". Read More »

Arm Sales Gain US Far More Than Saudis!

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But as Dr Anwar Gargash , the UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, pointed out on the eve of the Crown Prince's visit, cooperation between the Saudis and the USA on defence and security issues is about much more than negotiating lucrative arms deals. Read More »

Hundreds of militants, family members leave Eastern Ghouta

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The Bashar al Assad regime and its ally Moscow have implemented a "leave or die" strategy with deadly air strikes on the enclave. The truce deal was reached "through the auspices of the United Nations ", said the group, which controls the southern pocket around Arbin and Zamalka . Read More »

Israel Sentences Ahed Tamimi To Eight Months in Prison

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Tamimi, 16 at the time of the incident , has been hailed as a hero by Palestinians who see her as bravely standing up to Israel's occupation of the West Bank. "Creating a false façade of a fair legal system that purports to safeguard the rights of minors tried in its courts serves a political goal: legitimizing the occupation and silencing criticism of it", the report said. Read More »

Buhari Offers 'Repentant' Boko Haram Members Amnesty

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A Nigerian schoolgirl remains in Boko Haram custody after the Islamic extremist group released more than 100 others, and her mom said Thursday it's because the girl wouldn't convert to Islam . "Her friends said they tried to convince her but she said she will not convert to Islam", the girl's mother said. The lawmaker commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring the release of some of the abducted Dapchi school girls . Read More »

USA stocks open lower after Fed's rate-hike decision

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The Federal Open Markets Committee, which sets the rate, expects USA growth to be stronger than predicted this year, edging up the growth projection from 2.5 to 2.7%. However, the number of participants who expect four rate hikes has gone up compared to the December meeting. On the other hand, the unemployment rate projection was lowered. Read More »

Five Catalan politicians jailed over independence drive

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He is the third candidate to be chosen by the main pro-independence parties since December's regional election, after the judiciary blocked the first two choices for the post: former president Carles Puigdemont and former rank-and-file independence leader Jordi Sànchez. Read More »

Bengaluru: After killing husband, woman cooks up story, arrested

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She boasted that after her first time playing in a tournament, shewas invited to join the Jamaica National Domino Women's Team."Ever since I was invited to play on the national team, I've been dominating the sport", said Wright proudly. I was screaming, 'I'm pregnant.' After it happened, I was in a lot of pain - like a lot, a lot of pain. Kent had Suboxone film with no prescription, according to the report. Read More »

Crown Prince Salman bragged Kushner 'in his pocket'

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US Vice President Mike Pence hosted on Friday Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, to a dinner in Washington . Mattis said the U.S is working with the U.N.'s new envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths of Britain, in pursuit of a political solution to the civil war, which has killed more than 10,000 civilians since it started in March 2015. Read More »

EU Vows More Measures Against Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack

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France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, on a visit to Kiev, signalled that Paris was considering expelling Russian diplomats in solidarity with Britain . In response, Russia's foreign ministry said: "We regret that the EU chose to follow another anti-Russian campaign launched by London and its allies from across the ocean, with the obvious objective of creating yet another obstacle to normalising the situation on the European continent". Read More »

President Trump Signs Omnibus

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Politico reported on Thursday that the president was in favor of the bill , but on Friday he tweeted that he might veto it due to the fact that the bill did not include funding for a border wall . In addition to Paul, Senate leaders had to fight another personnel fire behind the scenes, with Idaho Republican Jim Risch fuming over language that would rename the White Clouds Wilderness in his state for ex-governor Cecil Andrus, a Democrat. Read More »

Trump hails arms sales to Saudi as he hosts Crown Prince

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With regard to this, there will hardly be any major news coming during the prince's visit: last week Bloomberg's Javier Blas reported that not all us investors that Saudi officials approached with the Aramco pitch were interested in becoming shareholders in the world's largest oil company by reserves. Read More »

Oil Prices Rise On Middle East Tensions, Healthy Demand

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According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), crude inventories showed a 2.6 million barrel draw. Specifically, traders were said to be motivated by falling production in Venezuela , whose output has been halved since 2005 to below 2 million barrels per day (bpd) - a situation that caused the International Energy Agency to declare the Bolivian republic "vulnerable to an accelerated decline" and having the potential to tip global markets into deficit. Read More »

Afghanistan: Bomber kills 30 worshippers in an attack on a Kabul shrine

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There were reports that the bomber had attempted but failed to reach an even bigger crowd celebrating the Persian New Year holiday, known as Nowruz, in front of a nearby Shiite shrine in Kart-e Sakhi. Gen Daud said the attacker managed to slip past police checkpoints set up along the road. During midday, a suicide bomber struck on the road and blew himself near a Shiite shrine in Kabul , on March 20. Read More »

Shooting At Maryland High School Injures 2 Students; Gunman Dead

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This latest shooting comes as lawmakers nationwide are under pressure to take action against gun violence following the Valentine's Day killings of 17 people at a Florida high school by a teenager with an assault weapon. Guardians of students from Great Mills High School arrive at Leonardtown High School to pick up their children following a school shooting at Great Mills High School March 20, 2018 in Leonardtown, Maryland. Read More »

Bail set for Mpls. officer in Damond case

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Mr Noor faces up to 25 years in prison on the murder charge, and up to 10 years on the manslaughter charge, if convicted. "That's evidence of a depraved mind in my view", Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Tuesday afternoon. but he was here", she said, adding that a witness offered to hide the defendant. Freeman maintained Tuesday that the decision to charge Noor was his. Read More »

Powerball ticket worth $456 million sold in Pennsylvania

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California lottery prizes vary depending on ticket sales and number of winners and differ from the fixed prizes offered in other participating Powerball states. The jackpot rolled 19 times before finally being won. After 19 straight drawings failed to produce a grand-prize victor, this pot is one of the biggest in the multi-state USA lottery's history, Reuters reported . Read More »

Iran main focus in meeting between Trump, Saudi Crown Prince

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Sitting side by side in the Oval Office, Trump said , "We've become very good friends over a very short period of time", and produced charts to show the depth of Saudi purchases of U.S. Iran's influence in the Middle East is one topic that was discussed . Their talks at the White House were part of the first visit by the prince to the United States since he became the heir apparent last June to succeed King Salman. Read More »

SNOW: Somerset schools re-open as weather improves

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Marone said. Updated forecasts from the National Weather Service predict Williamsburg could get between 1 and 2 inches of snow Wednesday evening, NWS meteorologist Jeff Orrock said. "We can then expect normal temperatures for Spring ", added Mr Vowles. The Philadelphia area may see 6-12 inches of snow. Rainfall amounts over a half-inch are possible. Read More »