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Prince Philip admitted to hospital for planned hip surgery

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The palace said Prince Philip is "progressing satisfactorily at this early stage" and is likely to spend several days at King Edward VII Hospital in London. His final solo engagement was in August past year, when he reviewed a parade of Royal Marines outside Buckingham Palace in his capacity as Captain General of the corps. Read More »

Ellison deals, 'Canes earn first IMAC win

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I don't think there's any reason why we shouldn't have 60 athletes on both teams--that would be a ideal world from my perspective. "We are so young". The No. Nine of the game's 10 total runs were scored in the final three frames of the match-up, resulting in ties or lead changes in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings. Read More »

ISIS Gunmen Slaughter Christian Family In Pakistan

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Police said at the time that the death toll could have been higher if it wasn't for the actions of security forces who took out other attackers on the scene. The attack on the minority community in Pakistan comes two days after the Christian festival of Easter. "The killers should be apprehended and made to suffer the same fate", said Shama Perveen who lost her husband and two brothers in the terrorist assault on Monday evening. Read More »

We are not in a trade war with China

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According to Adam Slater, the lead economist at Oxford Economics, the spat between the United States and China is not yet a full-on trade war , but the danger is certainly present. Fears of a trade war between the world's two largest economies - the United States of America (USA) and China - returned to haunt markets on Wednesday, mauling US stocks and sending investors into haven assets from Treasuries to gold. Read More »

Spring snowstorms expected to continue through this week in Helena

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A jet stream south of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area means lower temperatures to the north and precipitation that can include snow, said Katie Gross, a meteorologist at the weather service office in Valley. "It as a little cooler than normal, but it wasn't something that was uncommon", Locker said. "For those that are looking for springtime, it's going to be a wait", Kines said. Read More »

Marine Helicopter Crash: 4 Feared Dead After Chopper Went Down In California

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Reports stated all four crew members on board were presumed dead. The victims' names won't be released until after they are positively identified and their next of kin are notified. The Harrier pilot, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 and embarked aboard the USS Iwo Jima, was listed in stable condition while being evaluated at Camp Lemonnier's expeditionary medical facility, according to a Navy statement. Read More »

United Nations Urges Israel To 'Reconsider' Cancelled Migrant Deal

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In a volte face seemingly impelled by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political considerations, the Israeli leader on Tuesday cancelled an agreement with the United Nations refugee agency to resettle thousands of African migrants. "I call on the prime minister to cancel it entirely". He made the remarks at a meeting with representatives of residents of south Tel Aviv, a poor area that has attracted the largest migrant community and where many of its inhabitants want the Africans out. Read More »

Sinclair's forced script reveals the corrupt hypocrisy of its motives

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CNN showed part of a video montage posted over the weekend by the Deadspin website that showed dozens of Sinclair news readers warning about false news and saying "this is extremely risky to our democracy". This national message from Sinclair comes as regulators are considering whether to approve its almost $4 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media Co. Read More »

Britain's factories report rise in production for March

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It was marginally higher than a preliminary reading of 53.6. As the PMI fell, so did the new orders, production, employment, supplier deliveries and inventories indices. This is the eighth consecutive month that the index remained above the 50-point-mark. New order volumes increased at a robust pace in March, which marked eighteen months of sustained expansion. Read More »

Donald Trump congratulates Egypt's Sissi after 'sham' election

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Sisi won 21,835,378 votes, while Moussa won 656,534 votes, he added. Sisi's serious contenders either withdrew, were sidelined or were detained. Sissi won over 97 percent of the vote after all his opponents were forced out of the race. The NEA also announced that March 30 was the last day to accept appeals from presidential candidates regarding the decisions and results of the general committees in the presidential election 2018, in preparation for the announcement of the final results on ... Read More »

Dutch lawyer sentenced in Mueller probe

Alex van der Zwaan , who worked with Gates and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he practiced law at a large worldwide firm, admitted to lying and failing to turn over emails to Mueller's team in February. But it has revealed new details about the government's case against Manafort and opened a window into the intersecting universes of worldwide law, foreign consulting work and politics. Read More »

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings

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Authorities also imposed a curfew in some towns in southern Kashmir and in the old parts of the disputed region's main city of Srinagar , the urban center of protests and clashes against Indian rule. "The fight is still on", the IGP said. The occupation authorities have suspended train services between Baramulla and Bannihal besides ordering closure of schools and colleges in the Kashmir Valley to stop students from registering their protest against the bloodbath carried out by ... Read More »

Strong to severe storms arrive Tuesday evening

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To the west of the Golden Triangle, golf-ball-size hail will also be a possibility. Rain should end by late evening , with just some patchy drizzle for a while during the overnight hours. A strengthening low-level jet from the south along with a developing area of low pressure to our west will bring widespread rain across southeastern MI. Read More »

Putin says Russia, Turkey agreed to speed up delivery of S-400s

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In December, Ankara and Moscow finalised an agreement for Turkey to purchase Russia's long-range S-400 missile defence system. The two-day trip to Turkey is Putin's first visit to a foreign country since he was reelected last month, and will also include talks with Iran 's Hassan Rouhani on Syria . Read More »

Strike causes French railway chaos, with more to come

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Three-quarters of Eurostar trains to London and Brussels will run Monday and Thalys trains towards Belgium and the Netherlands will operate nearly normally, but there will be none at all to Spain, Italy or Switzerland.At Air France , where staff is striking for the fifth time to demand a pay rise, managers said 75 percent of flights would operate. Read More »

Rebel Army of Islam Flees Syrian Territory, Government Troops Move In

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The deal brokered by regime ally Russian Federation would see fighters with the Jaish al-Islam rebel faction leave Ghouta's main town of Douma for opposition-held territory in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said . In the spring of 2015, it held a massive military parade that included thousands of opposition fighters marching in formation and a striking display of tanks and armoured vehicles at the doors of the Syrian capital. Read More »

South Africa's Winnie Mandela dies at 81

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She would also remain an encouraging figure in the fight against patriarchy and male chauvinism in and outside politics. "She is an inspiration to all South Africans - to stand up and emulate the strength and audacity with which she fought for the rights of people in this country". Read More »

Boko Haram militants kill at least 15 in Nigeria's Maiduguri

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Benlo Dambatto, an official with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), told the press today that so far 18 bodies have been recovered after the bloody confrontation. The army also confirmed that 15 persons including a soldier lost their lives and 83 others wounded when the insurgents attacked the communities on Sunday. Read More »

Malala Yousafzai ending 1st visit to Pakistan since shooting

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Yousafzai, who is now studying at Oxford University, visited the PM House and her hometown Swat during the visit. The 20-year-old girl departed to Doha along with her family on a private flight. Reports say she didn't shy away from the subjects that put her in danger in the first place, though. "I have the same right on the country as any another Pakistani", Malala said during the interview. Read More »

Veterans mark Vietnam War anniversary

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The Honor Guard fired a 21 gun salute and played "Taps" to honor the 58,479 military personnel that did not come home and all the Vietnam veterans who have passed since the wars end due to age, wounds, PTSD, Agent Orange and suicide. When you consider just those 65 years and older, that number becomes 1 in every 8 Americans, and when you consider just men of that age, it's 1 in every 3. Read More »