• Takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg's second testimony to Congress
Takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg's second testimony to Congress

When Lujan, a Democrat, asked how many data points the company has for an average user, Zuckerberg could not confirm a precise number. Questioning was considerably more aggressive and informed on Wednesday than at a five-hour hearing on Tuesday before two Senate committees.

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  • Severe weather threat Friday afternoon through early Saturday morning
Severe weather threat Friday afternoon through early Saturday morning

By Saturday the front moves away and we are looking for sunny and dry weather for the weekend. Forecasters expect Saturday to be a washout and are concerned flooding and severe storms could come with it. Your First Alert 7-Day Planning Forecast is always available on the WECT Weather App! We'll keep mostly cloudy skies Saturday and Sunday ...

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  • Putin, Netanyahu speak, discuss Syria
Putin, Netanyahu speak, discuss Syria

Netanyahu's office also released a statement saying that "the Prime Minister talked by telephone with the Russian President Vladimir Putin this evening" and the Israeli leader "reiterated that Israel will not allow Iran to establish itself militarily in Syria ".

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  • Woman 'decapitated boyfriend' then screamed 'Let me get my heads' when arrested
Woman 'decapitated boyfriend' then screamed 'Let me get my heads' when arrested

Roena Cheryl Mills , 41, was arrested last week in Relation to the passing of her boyfriend, Bo White. Roena Chery Mills, from West Virginia , was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of her boyfriend, 29-year-old Bo Allen White .

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  • Oklahoma teachers extend walkout to second week
Oklahoma teachers extend walkout to second week

The marchers are mostly women, and they have formed a tight bond. We have to stand strong. "There were more than 1,400 people who marched". West Virginia teachers were on strike for nine consecutive school days. Jorgenson and Jo Lynn Carbbe are both lifelong teachers and experienced protestors over education funding. "This year's education ...

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  • Israeli military finds two explosive devices planted on Gaza border
Israeli military finds two explosive devices planted on Gaza border

His death, along with the other recent casualties, seemed likely to draw renewed criticism from rights groups that have branded Israel's open-fire orders on the border as unlawful, after Israel's defense minister warned that those approaching the fence were risking their lives.

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  • Trump will again skip the White House correspondents' dinner
Trump will again skip the White House correspondents' dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association confirmed Friday that Trump will not attend the April 28 dinner, but noted that the president will "actively encourage" administration officials to go to the event. Just hours after the WHCA announced the president's decision, he tweeted , "Do people really believe this stuff?" Cabinet members and st...

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  • President's insensitive remarks about Trump Tower fire
President's insensitive remarks about Trump Tower fire

Brassner was a friend of the late artist Andy Warhol and is mentioned several times in the legendary New Yorker's 1989 autobiography, The Andy Warhol Diaries . That one was characterized as an electrical fire, and was mostly confined to the building's roof. When asked to comment on the President's tweet, Nigro said the building "sure stood up quit...

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  • Trump Throws His Notes In The Air To Reiterate Mexicans Are Rapists
Trump Throws His Notes In The Air To Reiterate Mexicans Are Rapists

If she had known it would go only halfway across Mexico, she said , she would have tried to work in Tapachula and save money for the journey. "Lopez Obrador could capitalize more on this than any other", Washington-based Eurasia Group analyst Carlos Petersen said in an interview .

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  • Spymasters prepare for US-NK summit
Spymasters prepare for US-NK summit

In addition to back-channel discussions, American and North Korean officials have also met in a third country to hammer out the specifics for the unprecedented summit, CNN reported . White House officials have not said where the Trump-Kim summit will be held. US officials were anxious South Korea may have hyped up Kim's openness to putting a d...

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  • Venkat Rahul Ragala adds 4th gold to India's weightlifting haul at CWG
Venkat Rahul Ragala adds 4th gold to India's weightlifting haul at CWG

The Canadian national basketball team on Saturday defeated the Nigerian national male basketball team, D'Tigers, 82-67 points at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia . Just 21, Rahul, who is a Commonwealth Championships gold-medallist, lifted a total weight of 338kg (151kg+187kg) to finish on top. The badminton team th...

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  • India bans crypto-currency trades
India bans crypto-currency trades

Technically, neither the RBI nor the government has banned digital currencies. The central bank, however, clarifies that it will continue to promote the use of blockchain in financial services for strengthening transparency and improving inclusion.

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  • NY attorney general investigates after police kill black man holding metal pipe
NY attorney general investigates after police kill black man holding metal pipe

The Washington Post reported that police confronted Vassell in response to several 911 calls about a man brandishing what callers reportedly believed was a gun in the area where he was fatally shot . Monahan held up an image of the scene captured seconds before the officers approached Vassell , and said surveillance video along the street co...

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  • I'm Sending US Military to Patrol the Southern Border - Because, Obama
I'm Sending US Military to Patrol the Southern Border - Because, Obama

The House and Senate - both controlled by Republicans - are in recess and return next week. On Easter, Trump said the extra funds ought to come from Mexico . "That's why here in CT we're really focusing on statewide proposals that could help our immigrant community". The proposal from the White House failed to get even 40 votes in the 10...

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  • Hamas pays families of killed, wounded protesters
Hamas pays families of killed, wounded protesters

Separately Thursday, the health ministry announced another man had died of wounds received last Friday when a protest by tens of thousands on the Gaza border led to clashes with Israeli forces. They were reported to be in moderate condition. The body has not been identified yet, because of the damage caused by the explosion. Israel argues...

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  • Donald Trump denies knowledge of lawyer's payment to porn star
Donald Trump denies knowledge of lawyer's payment to porn star

Trump said. Michael is my attorney. "You'll have to ask Michael", Trump said. The attorney representing porn star Stormy Daniels on Thursday suggested President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo, Joint Chiefs chairman challenged Trump plans to withdraw from Syria: report Mexican senators call on Pena Nieto to halt cooperation with United Sta...

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  • Trump said not to be target of investigation
Trump said not to be target of investigation

More significant, some said , is Mueller's intention to write a report on his findings about Trump's potential obstruction of justice in the probe, according to the Post . The turmoil on Trump's legal team started on March 19 with Trump's abrupt decision to add lawyer Joseph diGenova after little consultation with advisers.

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  • Trade war with China was lost many years ago: Donald Trump
Trade war with China was lost many years ago: Donald Trump

Household goods makers, retailers and homebuilders led the way while technology companies reversed some early losses. Technology stocks have turned higher. "My view is this is more trade poker than it is trade policy", he said. "We represent 6 percent of the imports but account for 51 percent of the tariffs".

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  • Far Cry 5 is the fastest selling title in franchise history
Far Cry 5 is the fastest selling title in franchise history

YouTube user Crowbcat believes he has presented clear proof that the physics engine in Far Cry 5 is worse than that from the 2nd game . While specific sales numbers haven't been confirmed, Ubisoft claims over $310 million was spent on the game in its first week, with half of the sales coming from digital distribution platforms like PlayStation...

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  • Snowiest start to April in over 30 years for NYC
Snowiest start to April in over 30 years for NYC

After a dry and quiet Thursday , with sunshine and chilly temperatures in the mid-40s, a small storm system could bring rain to the early Friday . "A one- to two-degree difference in the temperature can be the difference between rain or snow", Wert said.

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  • 4 killed in Marine helicopter crash in California
4 killed in Marine helicopter crash in California

Morgan Frazer as saying. The cause of the crash is not yet known. To view PDF documents, Download Acrobat Reader . "We want to thank our friends and neighbors in the Imperial Valley for all of their support and prayers today", the Naval Air Facility in El Centro said in a statement .

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  • Sinclair forced TV anchors to criticize
Sinclair forced TV anchors to criticize "fake" news-and Trump loved it

Sinclair , already the biggest TV news broadcaster in the USA, has 193 television stations and a deal to acquire an additional 42 from Tribune Media , which owns outlets KTLA in Los Angeles, WPIX in NY and WGN in Chicago. Scott Livingston, vice president of news at Sinclair, sent a memo to employees defending the company, and of course it was fo...

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  • China's Manufacturing Growth Slows to Four-Month Low
China's Manufacturing Growth Slows to Four-Month Low

The Caixin survey showed that staff numbers at Chinese manufacturing companies declined at the fastest pace since August amid reports of cost-cutting plans. Growth in new export business (which is not a component of the headline PMI) slipped to a 15-month low, says HIS Markit. Production levels continued to grow in March, although the rate of inc...

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  • U.S. keen to work with Egypt's re-elected Sisi
U.S. keen to work with Egypt's re-elected Sisi

Sisi won 21,835,378 votes, while Moussa won 656,534 votes, he added. One day later, another serious contender, rights lawyer Khaled Ali withdrew, saying he and his supporters were being intimidated. State media portrayed failure to vote as a betrayal of Egypt. Officials said that if any such incidents took place they were not state-sponsore...

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  • Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe, gets 30 days in prison
Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe, gets 30 days in prison

He lied in his first voluntary interview with investigators in November, and according to both Judge Amy Berman Jackson and prosecutor Andrew Weissmann on Tuesday, was "caught red-handed". Last month's filing from Mueller's office said it was "pertinent to the investigation" that "Gates and Person A were directly communicating in September and Oc...

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  • After Violence Erupts In Kashmir, Disputed Region Shutters Storefronts In Strike
After Violence Erupts In Kashmir, Disputed Region Shutters Storefronts In Strike

According to hospital officials, numerous injured were hit by shotgun pellets in the eyes, causing widespread anger across Kashmir. Despite the suspension of classes, anti-India protests erupted at the University of Kashmir, where many students gathered in the main campus in Srinagar and shouted slogans such as "Go India , go back" and deman...

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  • Severe storms possible Tuesday night
Severe storms possible Tuesday night

Damaging wind gusts and brief, line-embedded tornadoes will be our primary concerns starting in the early afternoon across the western half of the area. Much cooler air will filter in behind the front overnight dropping lows into the 30s and 40s by sunrise on Wednesday . Tuesday Evening: Heavier and more widespread rain is likely after 4pm.

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  • Boy Survives After Falling Into Drainage Pipe At LA Park
Boy Survives After Falling Into Drainage Pipe At LA Park

The incident was reported at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday by a bystander, LAFD spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said, prompting a search that began at 5254 W. "We called, sent text messages - it rings but it goes to voicemail", Barraza said. "The Mayor's Crisis Response Team is on scene helping to console and support family members".

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  • Russian Federation tests new ballistic missile
Russian Federation tests new ballistic missile

The Russian Defence Ministry has published a video showing its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) being test-launched in the north of the country. President Putin unveiled a suite of other weapons during his speech, including a supersonic weapon that can not be tracked by anti-missile systems.

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  • Lions split doubleheader to open conference play
Lions split doubleheader to open conference play

East Central bounced back in Region 16 play after suffering a four-game series sweep at the hands of Cottey. Marshall is down in the standings at 11-9 overall and 1-5 in conference games. They knocked in a season high 12 runs on 11 hits and six walks while allowing only six to Dubuque. The game was moved to Arcadia due to wet field conditions at ...

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  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches, releases 10 Iridium satellites into orbit
SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches, releases 10 Iridium satellites into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 satellites for Iridium Communications has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base , California. On Friday, roughly two and a half minutes after launch, the first stage and second stage of the rocket will detach from the Falcon 9.

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  • President Trump called Roseanne Barr after successful series premiere
President Trump called Roseanne Barr after successful series premiere

NBC's "Will & Grace", for example, returned this season with its original 1998-2006 cast to a debut audience of 10.1 million viewers and was quickly renewed for a second and then a third season. Conservatives cheered the show's ratings. "You know, it's my childhood...it's just awesome to watch". "He's just happy for me. So, it was just a friendly c...

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  • Now Is the Time to Rebuild Our Country': Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan
Now Is the Time to Rebuild Our Country': Trump Touts Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump is threatening to "hold up" the trade agreement his administration finalized this week with South Korea to gain more leverage for talks with North Korea. "So it's unlikely that there will be one piece of legislation that will contain all of these elements", said one of the administration officials, adding that the White H...

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  • Sessions rebuffs GOP calls for second special counsel to probe Federal Bureau of Investigation
Sessions rebuffs GOP calls for second special counsel to probe Federal Bureau of Investigation

Upon the conclusion of that review, Sessions said he will determine whether any of their findings merit the appointment of a special counsel. Last year, Sessions pledged to clamp down on leaks, noting that the Justice Department had more than tripled the number of active leak investigations since President Barack Obama left office and that the FB...

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  • Israel to waive construction permits for US Embassy in Jerusalem
Israel to waive construction permits for US Embassy in Jerusalem

He is undergoing tests, and physicians have yet to determine whether he will be kept in the hospital overnight for continued observation. "I hope that with the help of God in the coming hours he will recover and return to full functioning soon", said Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, and wished him a "speedy and complete recovery".

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