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'Schoolhouse Rock' founder Bob Dorough dead at 94

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In the late '40s, Dorough made his way to NY, working there as a pianist and singer. Jazz composer singer BOB DOROUGH , who became the musical force of SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK! , died MONDAY afternoon in MT. "After the fully Dorough-penned Multiplication Rock , the series" contributors expanded to include Lynn Ahrens, Dave Frishberg (writer of "I'm Just a Bill") and George Newall, with Dorough staying on as musical director. Read More »

Indian court calls for fair trial in murder case

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The trial ought to be fair not only for the accused but for the victim's family and protection needs to be ensured to them and their lawyers . Similarly, obstructions made by lawyers in Jammu courts and their acts of intimidation failed to catch the eyes of BCI Committee members the Forum said and also charged the BCI for having shut its eyes over flagrant violation of the Supreme Court judgment in the case of Capt. Read More »

I hear America zinging at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump snubbed the annual celebration of the White House press corps previous year, the first time a president skipped the Washington tradition since 1981 when Reagan was recovering from an assassination attempt. According to a pool report, Trump told the kids , "Honestly, the children ask me better questions, if you want to know the truth". The kids later met with Trump himself at the Oval Office. Read More »

13 children killed in India after train hits school van

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The train was on its way to Gorakhpur from Siwan. The primary investigation revealed that the incident took place due to driver's negligence. The deceased were identified as Kamran (10), Kardhan (9), Atiullah (10), Anas (10), Meraj (9), Hariom (8), Muskan (9), Sajida (10), Tamanna (8), Ravi (10), Tunnu (9), Ragini (8), Arshad (10) of neighbouring villages. Read More »

Athletics South Africa to study IAAF new rules for female runners

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The new ruling will come into effect on 1 November, and the South African is expected to have to take testosterone-lowering medication, or switch her attention to the 5,000m and 10,000m. The inclusion of the 1500m and mile make the new gender rules even more skewed towards eliminating Semenya from worldwide competition, as last summer marked the 27-year-old's first global championship appearance in the 1500m. Read More »

Golden State Killer suspect facing additional murder charges

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Starting in the summer of 1976, the authorities say the Golden State Killer was responsible for several rapes and burglaries in the Sacramento suburbs of Rancho Cordova and Carmichael. His "reign of terror", Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said Wednesday, spanned from the Sacramento area in Northern California down to Orange County in Southern California. Read More »

Herdsmen Kill Two Priests, 14 Worshipers in Benue

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It said more worrisome is that the Federal Government has not taken any decisive steps to stem the ugly trend. Father Moses Iorapuu, the Director of Communications for the Diocese of Makurdi , identified the murdered priests as Father Joseph Gor and Father Felix Tyolaha of St. Read More »

Defending Travel Ban, Trump Lawyer Says an Anti-Semitic President Could Ban Israelis

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And his campaign website stated that Trump "is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on". The New York Times is not alone in its assessment. Chief Justice Roberts asked Mr. Katyal how long Mr. Trump's campaign statements should be deemed to have poisoned his decision-making. Read More »

Donors Pledge $4.4 Billion in Aid for Syria, Neighboring Countries

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In Brussels began work under the auspices of the United Nations and the European Union worldwide conference, the objective of which is to raise funds to help Syrian refugees. "That includes the United States, which has been providing more than $1 billion a year to Syria and the region in recent years". "Lebanon continues to be a big refugee camp", he said. Read More »

North, South Korean Leaders to Meet at Border for Summit

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It has made rapid progress in its weapons development under Mr Kim, who inherited power from his father in 2011. "If the clear intent for denuclearization is stipulated, if [the two leaders] can confirm the [intent for] complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, this summit would be a success and pave the way for the U.S". Read More »

Suspect arrested in the shooting of two Dallas police officers

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said on Twitter he is closely monitoring the situation while Texas Governor Greg Abbott offered his thoughts and prayers to the Dallas Police Department and the shot officers. Stay with 9&10 News as we continue to bring you updates on the story as more details are gathered. The shooting started with a call from an off-duty Dallas police officer who was working at the Home Depot store at Forest Central Drive. Read More »

Leader of Karabakh separatists called on Pashinyan for dialogue

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Protesters took to the streets for days, and things came to a head Sunday after Sargsyan walked out of televised talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan when Pashinyan demanded his resignation. Political turmoil enveloped the landlocked country of 2.9 million people after Sarkisian was elected prime minister by lawmakers after serving two successive presidential terms. Read More »

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing

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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, said the photograph was obtained following the discovery of the high-powered motorcycle used by the two killers. On Saturday, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the suspects were believed to be Europeans with links to a foreign intelligence agency. Read More »

'Smallville' actress accused of sex trafficking freed on $5M bail

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Prosecutors argue that Mack would have women sexually engage with Raniere and would get paid for it. Mack would use her celebrity status as a way to get women to join Jness , a subgroup of NXIVM . Mack's mother Melinda secured the $ 5 million bond using Mack's house in upstate Clifton Park, the family's Los Alamitos home and a retirement account, authorities said. Read More »

TCS market cap breaches $100 billion mark, ahead of rival Accenture

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Dollars 100 billion market-cap forms an elite club of top corporates of the world. It reported a revenue growth of 8.2 percent at Rs 32,075 crore for the March quarter, up from Rs 29,642 crore a year earlier. Commenting on Q4 earnings, TCS Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director N Ganapathy Subramaniam said strong deal wins and a good pipeline positions TCS very well in the new fiscal. Read More »

BJP announces first list of candidates for Karnataka polls

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The list has 72 names in the first list for the 224-member Assembly, which expires on May 28 this year. "Compared to BJP, we will have less rebellion". It was chaired by chief Amit Shah and attended by PM Narendra Modi , Home Minister Rajnath Singh , External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and former CM BS Yeddyurappa, among others. Read More »

Saudi Arabia restricts drone operations following palace incident

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The authorities have begun an inquiry into the circumstances of the drone flight, the Saudi Press Agency said. The official added that the government will introduce rules to regulate the use of recreational drones. Iran-aligned Houthi fighters there have occasionally dispatched drones across Saudi Arabia's southern border, but there was no apparent connection between that conflict and Saturday's incident in Riyadh. Read More »

Russia: Not sure if Syria will remain one country

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump following an invitation by the latter, but Moscow is waiting for a detailed proposal, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday. "We know what Russian President Vladimir Putin said". The hopes for better ties between Russian Federation and the United States have withered amid the continuing investigation into the alleged interference of the 2016 USA presidential elections by the Kremlin. Read More »

A journalist's death was captured on Facebook Live during protests in Nicaragua

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Pope Francis is expressing deep worry over deadly violence in Nicaragua fueled by social protests. "Anti-riot police had been using rubber bullets, but not anymore - they are using live rounds", he said. Police apparently did not intervene, in contrast to what had been a heavy-handed response to the demonstrations, in which dozens have been injured or arrested. Read More »

Cotton: Democratic opposition to Pompeo 'driven 100% by politics'

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Democrats are more likely to object because Pompeo is too closely aligned with Trump on global issues, hostile to the Iran nuclear deal and given to harsh remarks about Muslims and homosexuality. "I haven't made up my mind", Manchin said this week. "I'm just not sure he's the guy who will be a moderating influence on a president who seems to make important decisions rather quickly", King said. Read More »

Senators vote to allow babies on Senate floor

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Currently, the senator is on unofficial maternity leave in Washington , D.C., so she can remain nearby for important votes . But Klobuchar and other advocates say they hope there will soon be other senators who might have to make use of the accommodation. Read More »

Walter Leroy Moody Executed Thursday Night

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Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama. Yesterday (April 18, 2018), the USA 11 Circuit Court of Appeals denied Walter Leroy Moody's request for a stay of execution . Alabama's execution of a 61-year-old inmate was stopped last month because workers couldn't find a usable vein. According to CBS News , the explosion killed Vance instantly and seriously injured his wife. Read More »

BJP president Amit Shah pays floral tribute to Lingayat founder in Bangalore

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He lost the seat in the 2013 elections to the Congress . Another BJP leader KS Eshwarappa, the party's leader in the Legislative Council, also filed his nomination from Shivamogga. "The grand old party will never apologise to the Hindu community because of its vote bank politics", Shah said. "Who is she?" he questioned. BJP President Amit Shah demanded apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi for "defaming Hindus". Read More »

Senate Judiciary Panel Puts Off Bill to Protect Mueller

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The committee will consider the legislation next week. "Last fall, I said we're not going to do anything in this area unless you get together". "That's my responsibility as the majority leader". Despite that, McConnell has said he does not believe the president will fire Mueller. A spokesperson for Senator McConnell told The Hill that the majority leader has yet to announce when the bill will be taken up for a vote. Read More »

No change in government's position on border - Coveney

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The EU summit in June, when eurozone governance and migration reform will be on the agenda. According to the Telegraph , Brussels officials delivered "a detailed and forensic rebuttal" of the Prime Minister's proposals to avoid a hard border with Ireland. Read More »

Giuliani Joins Trump Legal Team, Immediately Makes Absurd Claim

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Sekulow praised Giuliani for being a great friend to the president "for a long time". Former federal prosecutors Marty Raskin and Jane Serene Raskin are also joining Trump's outside counsel team. In other words, he's less a lawyer than he is an ambassador to Robert Mueller . -He played a vital role as NY mayor (1994-2001) during the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center towers in 2001. Read More »

United Kingdom pottery produces 'well suited' Harry and Meghan wedding mugs

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Earlier this week, her fiancé was named as the new Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, and so Markle attended the reception to support the initiative, wearing a dress by Altuzarra . "Here is a woman who is camera-ready, not camera-shy, a woman who is very confident who is very assertive, who took control of the engagement interview for example". Read More »

Senate Democrat to propose marijuana decriminalization

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To drive home that point, Schumer also agreed to sign a bong . Sen. Chuck Schumer on state marijuana legalization: "The experiment has been a success". "Meanwhile, those who are entering into the marijuana market in states that have legalized are set to make a fortune". Besides claiming that "reefer makes darkies think they're as good as white men" he also asserted that "most" marijuana smokers in the US were "Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos", and entertainers. Read More »

Romania May Move Its Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem

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Dragnea announced the decision in an interview with the Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3 , making Romania the fourth country to make the controversial move from Tel Aviv, alongside the US, Guatemala and Honduras . A spokesperson for the Romanian government did not wish to comment on the document that was adopted in the absence of the country's foreign minister, who is visiting Tunisia. Read More »

Opposition Parties Submit Impeachment Notice Against CJI Dipak Misra

Seventy-one Indian parliamentarians belonging to seven opposition parties have moved a notice for initiating impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra . The bench headed by the #CJI dismissed all the petitions and also passed strictures against some of the petitioners. It would indeed be foolhardy for the opposition to persist with an impeachment motion which would only bring them negative publicity and public ridicule. Read More »

Weapons inspectors 'let in to chemical attack site'

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The OPCW is investigating reports that government forces gassed sites in Douma on April 7, when the town was still held by rebels and home to tens of thousands of people - residents and others who were displaced by fighting elsewhere. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova dismissed allegations that Russia was trying to hamper the OPCW inspectors, saying Moscow strongly supports their mission to Douma. Read More »

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected as new Cuban President

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When Raul came to power in 2008, he implemented a number of economic reforms, but was either unable or unwilling to eliminate a dual-currency system and multiple exchange rates despite his calls to do so. "The significance of this event can not be overstated". The new makeup of the government "bends slightly toward the side of reform and change", said James Williams, president of Engage Cuba, a Washington-based coalition of companies that wants to life the USA embargo against Cuba. Read More »

Judge Holds Kobach In Contempt Of Court

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He didn't do that. A federal judge has held Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt for failing to fully register and notify eligible voters he'd blocked. A spokesman, Moriah Day, said in an email to NPR that Kobach will appeal. Robinson later added in Wednesday's ruling that "Defendant is now in the process of sending the standard postcards to all registered voters". Read More »