• 14-yr-old arrested in school shooting near LA
14-yr-old arrested in school shooting near LA

A 14-year-old male student was taken into custody during a massive law enforcement response following the campus shooting that left one student with a gunshot to the arm. The Los Angeles County sheriff's department said on Twitter Friday morning that the school has been searched and cleared. McDonnell declined to elaborate.

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  • BoE keeps rates on hold pending economy's performance in 2H2018
BoE keeps rates on hold pending economy's performance in 2H2018

The Bank of England (BoE) has downgraded its predictions for inflation and economic growth in Q2, as the prospects for the United Kingdom economy remain "clouded by Brexit uncertainty ". Archer also said that the fall in the rate of inflation recently had been attributed by the MPC to the effects of the post-Brexit vote fall in sterling passing ou...

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  • US fighter jets intercept 2 Russian bombers
US fighter jets intercept 2 Russian bombers

It is the first incident of the kind since United States jets intercepted Russian aircraft over a year ago on May 3, 2017. The Russian bomber aircrafts were "intercepted and monitored by the F-22s until the bombers left the ADIZ along the Aleutian Island chain heading west", Hennessy said.

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  • White House: 'Full Day' of Trump-Kim Meetings to Be Scheduled
White House: 'Full Day' of Trump-Kim Meetings to Be Scheduled

Tomas Ojea Quintana is the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea . She said the troop presence in the South for the past 65 years plays a "crucial role for deterrence", peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and argued it should not be on the table at the summit.

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  • Pompeo: US hopes to have NKorea as 'close partner' not enemy
Pompeo: US hopes to have NKorea as 'close partner' not enemy

Last week, US intelligence said the North Koreans had started pulling cables from the tunnels at their nuclear test site - a first step toward closing them down, CBS News' national security correspondent David Martin reported . Critics said the government was trying to win favour with voters in parliamentary elections that came days after the ...

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  • Gina Haspel, alleged water-boarder, could be the next Central Intelligence Agency director
Gina Haspel, alleged water-boarder, could be the next Central Intelligence Agency director

The statement came hours after Haspel testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee in both open and closed settings. Her vague answer did little to keep Harris off her tail. Republican Senator Susan Collins asked Haspel what she would do if Trump gave her a direct order to use waterboarding on a 'high-value terrorism suspect'.

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  • In W.Va., it's Manchin vs. Morrisey for US Senate
In W.Va., it's Manchin vs. Morrisey for US Senate

Thus, his seat is vulnerable. Blankenship also referred to McConnell as " Cocaine Mitch " in reference to a report that cocaine was found aboard a ship that was owned by Chao's family. They are part of a GOP firewall of 10 states Trump won and a Democratic senator is defending. Trump says on Twitter Wednesday: "The Republican Party had a gr...

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  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Hail, strong wind gusts possible Thursday
FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Hail, strong wind gusts possible Thursday

In fact, the Storm Prediction Center has expanded the "Marginal" risk for severe weather to include the entire North Carolina Piedmont, the foothills, and the mountain zones. The mix of clouds and sun should turn to rain around the afternoon rush hour with a chance of some severe thunderstorms passing through. Sunday's Mother's Day forecast isn't...

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  • 8 killed, 4 injured as thunderstorm hits UP
8 killed, 4 injured as thunderstorm hits UP

Most of the deaths were caused by falling walls or trees in Etawah and Mathura districts, an official at the authority told AFP. Another person was killed when a tractor-trolley filled with hay toppled on him during the storm. A hailstorm also struck Hathras in the evening. In Etmadpur in Agra, two people were killed when roof of their house cave...

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  • Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi holds road show in Bengaluru
Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi holds road show in Bengaluru

Prime Minister reminded the voters of Chikkamagaluru that Indira Gandhi too had come to the town for votes in 1977 after Congress party was virtually eradicated in northern India and asked the gathering, "Did she ever come back after making use of your votes?".

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  • Yemen rebels fire two missiles at Saudi capital: coalition
Yemen rebels fire two missiles at Saudi capital: coalition

Saudi Arabia accused Iran of "taking advantage of the revenue generated by the lifting of the sanctions to destabilize the region", the foreign ministry said . US crude CLc1 settled down $1.67 at $69.06 per barrel and Brent LCOc1 settled down $1.32 at $74.85. That made Iran the third-biggest exporter of crude within the Organization of the Petro...

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  • North Korea frees three USA detainees
North Korea frees three USA detainees

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he had a "good, lengthy" conversation with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and that a date and time for a summit with President Donald Trump has been set. Kim was also tasked with taking photographs of military secrets and helping to spread anti-North Korean propaganda, he said in the interview. Po...

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  • Ridgefield High School Ranked #5 In Connecticut
Ridgefield High School Ranked #5 In Connecticut

Only two percent of the nation's high schools earn gold medal status, with 11 percent - including Ocean Springs - gaining silver medal recognition. The first step determines "whether each school's students were performing better than statistically expected for students in the state".

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  • N. Korean leader holds another summit with Xi Jinping
N. Korean leader holds another summit with Xi Jinping

U.S. officials say Pompeo will press North Korea for the release of three detained American citizens, whose imminent release Trump has been hinting at. While China and North Korea have always been allies, their diplomatic relationship grew rocky following Kim's rise to power in 2011. The meeting, held over Monday and Tuesday in Dalian , is the s...

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  • Takeda, Shire reach agreement on buyout
Takeda, Shire reach agreement on buyout

In a statement, Christophe Weber , president and chief executive officer of Takeda, said: " Shire's highly complementary product portfolio and pipeline, as well as experienced employees, will accelerate our transformation for a stronger Takeda ." .

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  • J.Cole KOD Tour makes a stop at Little Caesars Arena
J.Cole KOD Tour makes a stop at Little Caesars Arena

The tour will be a can't miss outing for fans of the highly praised and much discussed album. J. Cole will also be performing in cities such as Atlanta, New Orleans, Dallas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago and NY, among others. J. Cole and Young Thug are hitting the road later this year and the duo are stopping in Sacramento. America...

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  • Nikol Pashinyan elected Armenia's prime minister
Nikol Pashinyan elected Armenia's prime minister

Thirteen members of Sargsyan's ruling Republican Party - which still holds a majority in parliament - voted for Pashinyan, just barely more than needed to push him over the threshold. Its isolation led it to depend heavily on former colonial ruler Moscow. Pashinyan has insisted he wants to maintain relations with both Russian Federation and the Wes...

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  • Shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir following killings
Shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir following killings

Fighting in Kashmir this year has left 120 dead, according to officials, including 22 civilians, 67 militants and 28 security forces. New Delhi has deployed some 500,000 soldiers to the disputed region to further boost the security of the borderline and enforce a crackdown on pro-independence demonstrations in its share of Kashmir, where anti-Ind...

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  • President Trump weighs in on W. Va. Senate race
President Trump weighs in on W. Va. Senate race

The situation strikes a similar chord to Roy Moore's successful Alabama senatorial primary campaign against incumbent Luther Strange and ultimate defeat to Democratic candidate Doug Jones last December. a centerpiece of the campaign in which he referred to McConnell's in-laws as his " China family " in a recent campaign ad. "The President has...

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  • Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick lobbies Capitol Hill before confirmation hearing
Trump's Central Intelligence Agency pick lobbies Capitol Hill before confirmation hearing

Gina Haspel - who has a long career in the CIA's clandestine service and now serves as its deputy director - ran the agency's "black box" interrogation cell in Thailand after the September 11 attacks. The president said on Twitter that Gina Haspel has "come under fire because she was too tough on Terrorists". A Senate committee hearing on he...

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