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ICE detainee escapes from JFK Airport

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The man, who has not yet been identified, is described as a "violent deportee" by local law enforcement officials, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday morning. He is 6-foot-3 and approximately 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing either a black or purple shirt, jeans and a pair of sneakers. Port Authority Police Officers did not hear of the man's escape until 9:15 p.m., a police spokesman for the agency said. Read More »

Ireland to expel Russian diplomat over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

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Others said that since Ireland is supposed to be a neutral and non-aligned country, the government should have waited for evidence before condemning Russian Federation for Skripal's poisoning. If the public votes to repeal the constitutional provision, the Irish Government intends to table legislation that would permit women to abort within 12 weeks of pregnancy. Read More »

22-Year-Old Former Disney Star Becomes White House's Latest Hire

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She is the latest person with a broadcast background to join the White House - the incoming National Economic Council director is CNBC host Larry Kudlow, while Fox News analyst John Bolton will be the next national security adviser. In announcing the appointment, the White House described Sunshine as a devoted young Republican and said that she had completed a term as a White House intern. Read More »

Cricket Australia findings throw doubt on Smith 'leadership group' claims

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For Smith and Warner, those sanctions are set to see them sit out a year before returning in time for the 2019 Cricket World Cup and Ashes series, while Bancroft won't play worldwide cricket for nine months. Cricket Australia's other sponsors , which include KFC, XXXX Gold, Bupa, Qantas, Gillette and Toyota, have said they would wait for the results of Cricket Australia's investigation before deciding whether to alter any commercial deals. Read More »

Survivor lawsuits against Nassar, MSU return to mediation

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That's to see if there's enough evidence against him to go forward with charges of misconduct of a public official, criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, and two separate charges of willful neglect of duty. Bill Forsyth announced charges Tuesday against William Strampel, who was dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine until December. He supervised ex-USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar , who has been sentenced to prison for sexually abusing female gymnasts. Read More »

Senator Mitch McConnell Announces Bill to Legalize Hemp Cultivation

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The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) reported that in 2015, retail sales for hemp products reached $600 million, which is much lower than the $5.4 billion for marijuana sales in 2015 as reported by Arcview. Hemp has been grown for centuries and has a range of uses, including as clothes, paper, rope, food, and even as an industrial building block . Tom Wolf signed legislation - sponsored by state Rep. Read More »

Five police personnel injured in Bengal clashes

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An FIR was lodged against the BJP state president under non-bailable sections in Midnapore's Kharagpore police station on Monday. Ghosh said it was an age-old Hindu tradition to conduct "astra puja" (worship of weapons) on the day of Ram Navami . Read More »

Kemerovo shopping mall fire most likely caused by arson

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While in the Bryansk, Yaroslav and Tambov regions, among others, remembrance ceremonies began yesterday, before the official mourning scheduled for today. "Why? Because of some criminal negligence, because of slovenliness". Putin promised a "transparent" investigation but declined to fire Aman Tuleyev, who has been governor of the Kemerovo region for the past 21 years. Read More »

Soaking spring rain coming Monday night

A good bit of cloud cover in most areas with a few light showers can be expected later today ...the activity will elevate overnight into Thursday . Additional showers and storms may develop farther southeast during the afternoon and evening. Temperatures are in the upper 40s and lower 50s. Mostly cloudy skies and highs in the low 80s this afternoon. Read More »

Gates Knew Campaign Contact was Russian Intelligence, Says Mueller Document

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The description of Person A in the court records appears to match that of Konstantin Kilimnik, a Ukrainian who worked for Manafort. Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, has pleaded not guilty. According to the memo, Gates told van der Zwaan that he was aware that one of their associates was a former Russian intelligence office with the GRU, Russia's military intelligence outfit. Read More »

Netanyahu hospitalized briefly in Jerusalem, out in time to celebrate Passover

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According to several media sources on Tuesday, Netanyahu was transported to Haddassah Hospital in Jerusalem al-Quds after suffering from a high fever and severe coughing. Doctors recommended rest and medicine for the Prime Minister, officials said. On Monday Netanyahu, his wife and son were questioned by police as part of an investigation into one of the corruption cases in which the prime minister is a suspect. Read More »

LAPD detectives recover what they believe are the remains of missing actress

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Police said a North Hollywood actor, believed to be the missing model's boyfriend, killed himself following a dramatic police chase last week, and the authorities believe he was involved in her death. Investigators had previously searched the Lake of the Woods wildlife area in Nicolaus, California to no avail before they found the remains in Nevada County, Hayes explained. Read More »

Mega Millions tickets sold in Virginia worth $10K

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Three winning tickets - from Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland - shared Mega Millions largest jackpot of $656 million in 2012. The winning numbers of Tuesday's drawing were 7, 25, 43, 56 , 59, with a gold Mega Ball 13. The tickets are sold in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C. and the Virgin Islands. "Large jackpots like this one capture everyone's attention, and it would be great to see the roll go on for a while longer". Read More »

Man arrested for allegedly sending suspicious packages to military sites

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NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams told WTOP that a package was found at the Secret Service Tuesday morning. The FBI is now in possession of the packages and is trying to determine if they were explosive and who sent them. No injuries or explosions were reported . Authorities have confirmed that the packages had contained explosive components . Some included letters that one official described as disturbed and rambling. Read More »

Kenyan government tries to deport opposition politician again

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Munywoki's statements contravene the High Court ruling which stipulated Miguna could return to Kenya. Justice Roselyn Aburili issued the order on Tuesday afternoon directing that Miguna be produced in court on Wednesday, March 28. Shortly before his deportation, which came after Odinga enraged the government by staging a symbolic "swearing-in ceremony", Miguna was charged with treason. Read More »

Mexico official: Iowa family died from water heater gas leak

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The family - Kevin Wayne Sharp, 41, Amy Marie Sharp, 38, Sterling Wayne Sharp, 12, and Adrianna Maria Sharp, 7 - were visiting Mexico on vacation when family members got anxious. Beth Fry, Amy Sharp's mom, said the last time she heard from her daughter was on March 15, when Amy sent her a text letting her know they had arrived at the condo. Read More »

BJP accepts tweeting Karnataka election date was wrong

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The Election Commission on Tuesday formed a six-member panel to probe the leakage of poll dates for Karnataka assembly polls and submit a report within seven days. The government also can not transfer officers who connected with the conduct of elections including Deputy Commissioners, senior police officers, Returning Officers etc. Read More »

Suspects charged over death of Jewish woman in Paris

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The flat was then set ablaze in an apparent attempt to cover up the murder. They were handed preliminary charges of robbery, damaging property, and murder with anti-Semitic motives, he said . As a child in France during World War II , Knoll managed to escape the 1942 roundup of more than 13,000 Jews by fleeing with her mother to Portugal. Read More »

RED FM's former RJ hacked to death

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According to media reports, the crime took place around 2 AM in the sound recording studio-Metro Studio-owned by Rajesh at Madavoor under Pallickal police station. Rajesh has worked with Red FM as a RJ before joining Kerala FM station in Doha. Both of them were rushed to the nearest hospital by the local police. Read More »

White House denies adult film actress' alleged affair with Trump

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Cohen had absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with any such person or incident, and does not even believe that any such person exists, or that such incident ever occurred", he said, asserting that Daniels and Avenatti should "cease and desist from making any further false and defamatory statements about my client". Read More »

USA exempts S.Korea from steel tariffs

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The issue has been seen as a potential wedge between the allies as both their leaders plan for expected meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. to build pickup trucks to avoid the 25% tariff, he said. According to Reuters, the planned changes in the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) were seen as limited, leaving South Korea's key passenger vehicle exports untouched and helping allay fears that Trump's tough approach could start a spiralling global trade war. Read More »

Big Boss Modi likes to spy on Indians - Rahul

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Earlier, Alderson had brought to light the loopholes in India's massive national identity card project, Aadhaar. The claims were backed up by Indian fact-checking website AltNews and broadcaster NDTV . The app compulsorily asks for a user's name and email ID when registering on it. "Our membership is through the INC website", tweeted the Congress' social media head Divya Spandana . Read More »

Mizzou's Michael Porter Jr. to enter 2018 National Basketball Association draft

Porter has been projected as a top-10 pick since committing to Mizzou last March. Highly-touted NBA prospect Michael Porter Jr . has made official his intent to join this year's NBA Draft. Porter has the great blend of size and mobility that fits today's National Basketball Association. However in November, Porter underwent back surgery to fix herinated discs. Read More »

Open season: Schedule of Easter Egg hunts

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Proceeds from the sale will help support Jaycees events throughout the year. "The excitement of the kids finding eggs and what's inside them is my favorite part", Madison County Parks and Recreation director Ed Smith said. Easter is a week away, but some kids got to search for eggs on Sunday. "If the weather remains mild this Easter weekend, consumers may reinstate cancelled trips for the Easter weekend and are likely to visit garden centres and furniture outlets to refresh homes and ... Read More »

ICC congratulates West Indies, Afghanistan on World Cup qualification

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Earlier in the piece, Rashid Khan moved to 99 ODI wickets by taking 3-40 as Ireland were restricted to just 209-7, having won the toss and elected to bat. Niall's timely boundaries helped relieve some of the pressure on Stirling but a disgusting yes and no situation led to the latter's run-out immediately after a shackles-breaking 12-run over. Read More »

U.S. sends China to-do list to reduce trade imbalance

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Alarm over a possible trade war between the world's two largest economies has chilled financial markets as investors foresee dire consequences should trade barriers go up due to President Donald Trump's bid to cut the U.S. USA stocks were poised for further solid gains following Monday's advance, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.6 percent. "This could put United States companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Starbucks, GM, Nike, etc.in the firing line", Wolf said. Read More »