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Slain Slovak journalist remembered in Czech cities

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The suspects were taken into custody as part of an investigation into the murder of Jan Kuciak, 27, and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova, who were found shot dead in their home near the capital, Bratislava, last Sunday. Police confirmed their release on Saturday but gave no details. Police identified the detainees by their first names and initials and some of these appeared to match names of Italian businesspeople who were the focus of Kuciak's final report. Read More »

IN deputy shot; three people in custody

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The auto eventually came to a stop and all three occupants fled on foot. The auto chase turned into a foot chase, at which point, shots were fired, striking Pickett and one of the suspects. He has been identified as the man who shot Pickett. Officers ordered Baldwin to stop, but he got into a vehicle with his 55-year-old father, John Baldwin Sr., and Baumgardt and they fled the scene, Carter said. Read More »

Theresa May: EU Irish border plan 'unacceptable'

At the same time she will stress that any agreement must respect the outcome of the 2016 referendum vote to take back control of "our borders, laws and money". He said: "It's not okay for people, whether pro-Brexit politicians in Britain, people or parties in Northern Ireland, to just say no now". All speeches are "a work in progress until they are delivered". Read More »

North Korea threatens 'consequences' if military drills go ahead

The statement added that the United States was the first country in the world to use chemical weapons. The KCNA said the North Korean official denounced the usa for scheming to resume joint military drills that it says are aimed at a preemptive nuclear attack against the North right after the Winter Olympics is over. Read More »

McMaster To Leave White House As Soon As Next Month

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At a forum in Germany, the National Security Adviser said it was "incontrovertible" that Russian Federation had indeed interfered in the 2016 USA election. The President has privately expressed irritation with McMaster stemming from differences in "personality and style", a senior Republican source previously told CNN . Read More »

36 dead in latest Turkish air strikes in Syria

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The Turkish forces aim to clear the large settlements in the Afrin area from mostly-Kurdish forces they deem to be terrorists, according to the reports. The Observatory and the opposition's Syrian Civil Defenxe, also known as White Helmets, reported air strikes earlier on Friday on the suburbs of Zamalka, Douma and Hazzeh. Read More »

7000-year-old Native American burial site discovered off Florida coast

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The site is one of only a few of its kind, with similar sites having been unearthed in Israel and Denmark. The site, which measures roughly 0.75 acres dates back to the Early Archaic period, some 7,000 years ago, a time when Florida's hunter-gatherers were living a more sedentary lifestyle, researchers say. Read More »

Israel police grill Netanyahu on new fraud cases

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A statement issued after the broadcast by advisers to the premier branded the report "fake news". In the other Case , known as Case 2000, Netanyahu is accused of offering a newspaper publisher legislation that would weaken his paper's main rival in return for more favorable coverage. Read More »

Keep politics out of football, Infantino tells Saudi, Iran

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Infantino was enjoying a football match in men-only stadium, Iranian female football fans were under arrest", the group said on Twitter. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency cited the interior ministry as saying about 35 women were stopped from entering the Azadi Stadium on Thursday for a game between Esteqlal and Persepolis and "were instructed to a proper place by police". Read More »

China media makes war threat over US Taiwan bill

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After a period of improvement, Beijing's ties with Taipei have been frosty since the 2016 inauguration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, who has refused to endorse the one-China principle. Congress, and their efforts to promote exchanges between the U.S. and Taiwanese officials. The government's official name is now Republic of China, and Beijing has never renounced using force to take over Taiwan if it moved decisively toward independence. Read More »

Signing of MoU between India, Jordan

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King Abdullah , who was accompanied by a business delegation, took part in a round-table meeting with business leaders on Wednesday, followed by an India-Jordan business forum. "It is faith that brings together different civilisations together". "We must identify and reject those spreading hate in the name of religion", he said, suggesting that internet and other platforms be denied to those spreading hate. Read More »

Atlas V rocket scheduled to launch today

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Once in orbit, the GOES-S weather satellite will help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration improve forecasting here on Earth. If the newest Geostationary Operational Environment Satellite, or GOES-S, makes it safely to orbit, it will be one of the most advanced forecasting satellites ever be placed in the atmosphere and dubbed GOES-17. Read More »

Jan Kuciak murder: Slovak PM offers €1m reward in appeal

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Bela Bugar, from the Most-Hid party of mostly ethnic Hungarians, also said Thursday that foreign investigators should join the team probing the murder as both steps would increase public trust in the investigation. Kusnirova's mother also wants an global team to investigate. Several people named in murdered Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak's final article have been detained by police. Read More »

Trump to tap former GM executive as ambassador to Mexico

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Whitacre would succeed Ambassador Roberta Jacobson , an Obama appointee. "I have come to the hard decision that it is the right time to move on to new challenges and adventures", Jacobson wrote. After she arrived in Mexico City, the honeymoon period did not last long. She was closely involved with the Obama administrations' efforts to reopen diplomatic relations with Cuba in her previous role at the helm of the agency's western hemisphere bureau as well as efforts to broker a peace ... Read More »

North Korea condemns new sanctions but opens door to talks with US

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The United States must "lower its bar for dialogue" and North Korea must signal that denuclearization is on the agenda, South Korea's president said Monday as he tried to keep the momentum going in the Olympics-inspired detente. After the Paralympics end in March, South Korea and the United States are due to hold delayed large-scale joint military exercises which always infuriate Pyongyang. Read More »

Syrian Observatory: Turkish jets attack pro-government forces in Afrin

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Shortly after, it issued a second statement in which it announced that three more soldiers had been killed as well as six wounded, without giving details of the circumstances. A Syrian convoy of humanitarian aid has reached the northern district of Afrin, which has been the target of a Turkish offensive for more than a month . Read More »

Parents escort Stoneman Douglas students to campus for their first day back

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He notes that the group does not train school officers in Florida . She said she was not afraid to return, "just nervous". "These types of threats will be investigated thoroughly and prosecuted if appropriate". "It's going to be different without him there", Bower said Sunday. "I'm happy for the kids, they've got to get back on track, get back to school", Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the shooting, said to CNN. Read More »

Became known, who became President of Armenia

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Reports said 101 MPs out of total 105 participated in the voting. Outgoing leader Sargsyan denies rumour he will seek to become prime minister, although his party backs the move. In 2008 he received the highest honour in the Armenia Church, the St. Gregory the Illuminator medal, from His Holiness Karekin II, the Catholicos Patriarch of All Armenians in Holy Etchmiadzin. Read More »

Contaminated envelope makes Marines sick at Marine base 2 miles from Pentagon

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Maj. Brian Block, a Marine spokesman, said in a statement Tuesday night that people in the building where the envelope arrived "took immediate preventative measures by evacuating the building". The three are in a stable condition. Field tests on the suspicious material found inside the envelope came back negative for any known substance, a law enforcement official told ABC News. Read More »

Black Panther Breaks Deadpool Box Office Sales Record

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Oh, and the film has already earned $300 million overseas, and it's not even playing in such major markets as China and Japan yet. With two weekends behind it, Black Panther is an unstoppable force Marvel unleashed this year. We believe T'challa has the power. Neither will come close to challenging Black Panther . Opening in second place with a decent $16.6 million from 3,488 theaters is the Warner R-rated comedy Game Night . Read More »

IN repeals ban on Sunday alcohol sales

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Historically there was a time, of course, where we were against it. ( Indianapolis , Ind.) - "Cheers!" exclaimed Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb as he signed into law a bill repealing Indiana's ban on Sunday carry-out alcohol sales. Either way, this will hurt a liquor store's margins, Hicks said, because it's highly unlikely another day of sales will outweigh the cost of being open. Read More »

WH: 'Nobody Knows' the Peace Plan for Israel, Palestine

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In a statement , the president of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Dr. Jurgen Buhler, said, "We are grateful to the Trump administration, which has kept its promise to transfer the American Embassy to the capital, the place where it should be". Read More »

White House Cuts Ties With Melania Trump Aide After Inauguration Contract Controversy

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Stephanie Winston Wolkoff , who has been friends with Mrs Trump for years, had her contract with the First Lady cancelled last week after records showed that her company had been paid $26 million to help plan Mr Trump's inauguration . Melania Trump had introduced Winston Wolkoff to Barrack, according to a person familiar with the connection. Wolkoff defended the sky-high bill, saying she and Trump were still close and that she would continue to offer her advice in an "informal" capacity. Read More »

75% polling in Meghalaya, Nagaland assembly polls

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But the voting will be held in 59 constituencies of both the states. The state if effectively going for polls in 3,025 polling stations and 59 constituencies minus the Williamnagar constituency under which there are 58 polling stations. 106 polling stations located in South Garo Hills district adjacent to Indo-Bangla border. The party had not fielded a candidate from the Kakrabon constituency in Gomati district. Read More »

How to lose your 'Top Secret' security clearance in the US

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The New York Times reported Wednesday that Kushner held meetings with Apollo Global Management founder Joshua Harris past year on multiple occasions. The Times of Israel reported last year that Kushner and Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, had enjoyed familial ties for many years. Kushner's attorney, Abbe Lowell, said his client "has done more than what is expected of him in this process" and the changes will not affect his "ability to continue to do the very important work ... Read More »

Saudi crown prince says corruption purge supports budget

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The king on Monday replaced the heads of the ground and air defence forces as well as several deputy ministers and, in a rare move, named a woman to the government. It noted that the changes affected the organisational structure, governance, and human resources requirements and "were drafted in view of the national defence strategy". Read More »

Saudi-Led Coalition Demands Including Houthi Figures in UN Sanctions List

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Russian Federation on February 26 vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Iran over the alleged violations, with Russia's UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya calling its conclusions "uncorroborated". At least nine Yemeni civilians were killed and several others injured by Saudi-led airstrikes in two provinces of the war-torn Yemen on Wednesday, medical officials told Xinhua. Read More »

Shahbaz is PML-N chief

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Nawaz Sharif had already put his weight behind his younger brother for performing well in Punjab and keeping the party united by dint of his "exceptional qualities". "So far, Mr Sharif has not been banned from attending any party meetings", he remarked. Shahbaz Sharif has been elected for the interim period of 45 days until the general council meeting takes place next month to elect the full-time president. Read More »