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Jackson Local Schools in OH on lockdown after student shoots himself

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The town's head of police said the boy was taken to a local hospital and his condition is unknown, according to a broadcast shared by ABC Cleveland . Police did not say if the shooting was accidental or intentional, WOIO reported. Parents were waiting anxiously outside the school for their children to be evacuated. Read More »

Church-goers attacked in Dagestan, 5 killed

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Dagestan and its neighbor Chechnya have been wracked by separatist and Islamic violence in recent years. It did not name the suspect. But police haven't commented on the possible motive for the attack. An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said. The republic's health ministry has said that five people were injured and four people were killed in the shooting. Read More »

ECB freezes Latvian bank after laundering allegation

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Yesterday the European Central Bank (ECB) stopped all payments by ABLV Bank , Latvia's third biggest lender, saying its liquidity position has deteriorated after accusations by United States authorities of breaching sanctions against North Korea. Read More »

Storms to bring heavy rain, high winds to Austin starting Tuesday

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Tuesday afternoon temperatures should climb above freezing where freezing rain fell earlier in the day so road conditions should improve. This could lead to higher ice accumulation totals. Daytime temperatures rise to a high of plus 3C and the UV index is 3 or moderate. They will be brisk from 10 to 20 miles per hour. The low on Monday was 33, 17 degrees above normal and 48 degrees above the record low of 15 below for the date, set in 1979. Read More »

Turkey ready to battle Syrian army if it backs the Kurds

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He said the deal was only on military aspects and any political or other agreements would have to wait for further talks. If they come to clear it from the YPG, there are no problems. So far, however, there is no sign of them , and Turkey says that Syria hasn't sent troops at all. The move aims to "support our people against the Turkish regime's aggression", according to a brief report carried by the official SANA news agency. Read More »

Iran plane crash: Wreckage, bodies found

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A helicopter of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has located the wreckage from an Iranian airplane that reportedly crashed on Sunday, after three days of search. "He called later and said the plane had crashed". The airline has suffered other major crashes with fatalities. Tehran says US sanctions have long prevented it from buying new aircraft or spare parts from the West. Read More »

US Open to Talk About Talks With North Korea

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At one point, the North Korean women raised masks to their faces which resembled Kim Il-sung, the grandfather of the current dictator, Kim Jong-un. Brooks said the joint U.S. "In the past, North Korea has also asked the South to revive the cross-border tour programme to Kumkangsan in exchange for the reunion of the separated families", added Koh. Read More »

Trump endorses former rival Mitt Romney for Senate bid

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Romney appeared to be pleased with the endorsement. "I'm not always with the president on what he might say or do", Romney said. Once Trump won the nomination, Romney continued to oppose him. Romney announced his run on February 16, hinting that he would be a different politician than Trump. Of course, this is a ludicrous charge as our country has been very hospitable to millions of legal immigrants. Read More »

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in U.S. history

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They were asked to rate each president on a scale of zero to 100, and then the scores were averaged together for each president. President Donald Trump has been ranked as the worst U.S. Overall, Trump came last. His Oval Office predecessor, Barack Obama , shot into the top 10, up from 18th in the previous survey . Among those who identified as Republicans and conservatives, Trump ranked 40th. Read More »

First lady arrives solo for flight amid 2nd Trump affair report

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According to The New Yorker , the nine-month relationship between Mr. Trump and Ms. McDougal ended quietly, but years later - during the 2016 presidential campaign - she sold her story. The 1998 Playboy Playmate of the Year confirmed that she wrote the account but added that she was constrained in what else she could say publicly because of a confidentiality agreement. Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence says Amy Schumer's 'sudden' wedding was 'beautiful': 'I was sobbing'

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It looks like I was like, 'Oh, you thought this was gonna be about you?'" "A comedian officiated the nuptials, and the bride and groom read their own vows". The actress let loose at the reception as she danced and enjoyed a beverage in her pleated pink dress. Schumer, who has starred in movies including "Train Wreck" and the upcoming " I Feel Pretty ", which was filmed in MA, posted several pictures of the wedding on her Instagram page. Read More »

JK: Encounter underway between security forces, militants in Baramulla; mobile services suspended

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When the security forces were busy cordoning the area, terrorists present in the village opened indiscriminate fire on the search party before making good their escape under the cover of darkness. Authorites have suspended mobile internet services in the area to stop rumours spread in the area. According to ANI, the security forces are now engaged in a fierce gunbattle with a group of terrorists in Palhalan area of Baramulla's Pattan. Read More »

Russians rout USA 4-0 in men's hockey

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While US coach Tony Granato played down any "Miracle on Ice" repeat talk, there were echoes of the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic upset of the Soviet Union by a collection of US amateurs. and Slovenia. I think the girls are a lot more prepared. The U.S. rarely generated the kind of quality scoring chances against Vasily Koshechkin that the Russians did around Zapolski, who played all three preliminary-round games. Read More »

India, Iran to cooperate in Iranian port project

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Iran and India have vowed to step up cooperation to restore peace and stability in war-wracked Afghanistan . Modi said the two countries want a terror-free world and they were committed to stopping the expansion of those powers which encourage terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking, cyber crimes and other global crimes. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory: 3-6 Inches of Snow Forecasted For Framingham, MetroWest

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But the wintry weather won't last, as more unseasonably warm temperatures - possibly reaching 70 - are on the way for the workweek. A cold front has moved through the East, bringing a brief end to this recent string of warmth. Here in the city, snow mixing with sleet and rain from time to time is expected. -Timing: First flakes will enter New Jersey around sunset Saturday (5 p.m. Read More »

Embassy Statement on the Ethiopian Government's Declared State of Emergency

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Ethiopia's second largest ethnic group with at least 20 million people, the Amhara claim they are increasingly politically marginalized. Mulatu Gemechu, deputy secretary of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress, spoke a day after the surprise resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who said he was leaving office to smooth reforms. Read More »

Rare natural disaster rattles Wales, southern England

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Closer to the epicentre, James Leonard tweeted: "Wow was that an natural disaster in Swansea my house just shook". Gemma Harrison in Kidderminster said her "cabinets were shaking". All my ornaments were clinking, and it was quite frightening. A magnitude 4.4 quake felt in parts of Britain Saturday was its strongest in a decade. Read More »

Israeli troops injured by explosive device near Gaza

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Israel blames Hamas for any attack emanating from the enclave it controls. Whilst Haaretz , citing reports in Gaza , said the shots were fired at a compound belonging to Hamas. Earlier this month, Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot alerted ministers during a cabinet meeting of the growing possibility of another war with the Gaza-based group amid the worsening humanitarian crisis in the territory. Read More »

Auburn loses McLemore to injury, game to SC

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The Tigers cut the Gamecocks lead down to 64-59 with 6:17 to play, but SC kept Auburn at arm's length with some clutch buckets down the stretch to complete the upset. Freshman forward Ibrahim Famouke Doumbia had a career-high three points in five minutes, including some playing time in the first half. Okeke (11) was one of four Auburn players to score in double figures. Read More »

Oxfam director says sex abuse claims will stain charity for years

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Oxfam has been mired in scandal since revelations one week ago that staff used prostitutes while working in Haiti following a devastating 2010 quake. "What happened in Haiti and afterwards is a stain on Oxfam that will shame us for years, and rightly so", she added . However, the British government has criticized the group's lack of transparency. Read More »

Popular Skating Duo Pulls Off Historic Move At Winter Olympics

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Duhamel and Radford helped lead Canada to gold in the team event earlier in the Games. "I was stroking around the ice and thought, "I am an Olympic champion". "When I look at how far we've come and what we went through last season, what I find really amusing is David Pelletier, I talked to him after worlds and he was like, 'You know what?" They earned a combined score of 230.15, moving the duo to second just behind Germany's Bruno Massot and Aljona Savchenko, who had a score of 235.90 ... Read More »

Germany coalition deal on track despite grassroots rebellion

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Schulz's deputy Olaf Scholz - the Hamburg mayor who is slated to become finance minister in the new government - said he would become caretaker SPD chairman, and the party confirmed that it had recommended parliamentary floor leader Andrea Nahles as Schulz's longer-term successor. Read More »

Snowboard cross crash leaves Austrian with broken neck

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The force of the impact sent Schairer's goggles flying off his head as his competitors passed on their way to the nearby finish line. He remained on the ground for a few moments before getting to his feet and finishing his ride down the hill. Read More »

Tillerson says working for calm Lebanon borders

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It is a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and has fighters on the ground in the war-torn country supporting the regime. "This again illustrates why Iran's presence in Syria is only destabilising to the region", Tillerson said at a press conference with his Jordanian counterpart. Read More »

SA airport officials to share footages of fleeing Ajay Gupta

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Zuma denied any wrongdoing. The Gupta family and their associates - including government officials - allegedly received over R100 million in funds unlawfully through the project, which only got 1% of the reported R220 million budgeted to get the farming project going. Read More »

Highline College in Washington state on lockdown after reports of shots fired

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Ambulances and police vehicles surrounded the campus as kids hid inside fearing the worse. Highline is a community college in Des Moines, Washington , about halfway between Seattle and Tacoma. Reports of gunfire came in just after 9 a.m. Friday at Highline College in Des Moines, Washington. "Police are clearing buildings". The situation is unfolding two days after 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at a high school in southern Florida . Read More »