Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

Japan man wins custody of 13 kids born to surrogates Japan man wins custody of 13 kids born to surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta caused a "baby factory" scandal in 2014 after Thai police said DNA samples linked him to nine infants found in a Bangkok apartment, plus at least four other babies born by surrogates. On Tuesday, the central juvenile court granted...

Two Netanyahu Aides Probed over Corruption

Israeli journalist Ben Caspit reported that judge Hila Gerstel was offered the position of Attorney General in 2015 by Nir Hefetz, a former personal spokesman for the Netanyahu family, through an intermediary. Netanyahu immediately denied any knowl...

Missing man Joshua Thiede found at Los Angeles-area hospital, friends say Missing man Joshua Thiede found at Los Angeles-area hospital, friends say

Thiede's friends told Eyewitness News that he was at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Monday night . "It is not like Josh to lose contact with his family and friends", Janet Thiede said on Facebook . Bloodhound went in. Bloodhound went out. I'm sur...

Donald Trump denies allegation of forcible kissing woman Donald Trump denies allegation of forcible kissing woman

President Trump on Tuesday lashed out at one of the 19 women who had accused him of sexual assault or abuse - calling her a liar after she again detailed her story in the media. The New York Times had first revealed her claims in a story publish...

Abbas to seek wider peace process in rare United Nations speech Abbas to seek wider peace process in rare United Nations speech

Haley was accompanied at the United Nations by Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and chief adviser on Israel-Palestinian peace efforts, and by Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt. The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday the United States would c...

United States vows investigation into deadly Syria attack involving Russian mercenaries United States vows investigation into deadly Syria attack involving Russian mercenaries

The coalition claimed that it carried out airstrikes against "Syrian pro-regime forces" that launched an "unprovoked attack" on Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces' headquarters and killed an estimated 100 militia. If the death toll estimates are tr...

Supreme Court Lets California's Gun-Buying Waiting Period Stand Supreme Court Lets California's Gun-Buying Waiting Period Stand

California officials said the 10-day period provides a uniform amount of time to run a background check, ensure the weapon isn't lost or stolen, and investigate any suspicions that the purchase is being made for someone who isn't eligible.

Donald Trump Jr arrives in India, to dine with luxury flat buyers Donald Trump Jr arrives in India, to dine with luxury flat buyers

Newspaper ads carried in nearly every major Indian newspaper promise that buyers who order apartments in the development by Thursday will receive "a conversation and dinner" with Mr Trump Jr a day later. Ivanka raised hackles by briefly taking Mr Tru...

OH 7th Grader Shoots Himself Inside Middle School Bathroom OH 7th Grader Shoots Himself Inside Middle School Bathroom

Gina Larkins, who has a daughter in 8th-grade at the Jackson Memorial Middle School , said she was on her way to drop off her daughter who's in 3rd grade when she saw police activity around the middle school. on the school grounds at 7355 Mudbrook S...

Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning Head of Latvian Central Bank is detained for questioning

As a result of FinCEN's finding, Monday morning, the European Central Bank ("ECB") halted all payments by ABLV pending further investigation into the allegations set forth in FinCEN's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRM"). A businessman, Maris M...

Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe Attorney charged with lying in Russian Federation special counsel probe

The lawyer had communications with Robert Gates, a Donald Trump campaign aide who was charged alongside colleague Paul Manafort by Mr Mueller's team previous year. election of 2016. He was also accused of lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

Warming Temperatures Forces All Rain on Tuesday Warming Temperatures Forces All Rain on Tuesday

Another round of freezing rain/sleet/snow will move into the area this morning, just in time for the commute to work and school. Ice accumulations are possible from Concordia, south to Wichita, west to Kinsley and expanding into the Kansas City met...

Turkey Warned Syria Against Entering Afrin Turkey Warned Syria Against Entering Afrin

Cavusoglu, speaking in a televised news conference in Jordan, said Turkey would welcome the Syrian deployment if the goal were to clear the Kurds out of Afrin. The Turkish government has been waging war on Kurdish militants in Afrin for nearly ...

American charged over stealing the thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior American charged over stealing the thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior

Reports said that Michael Rohana, 24, of DE, was charged with theft of a major artwork from a museum, concealment of major artwork stolen from a museum and interstate transportation of stolen property, reported USA and Chinese media. "It was a ver...

Iran plane crash wreckage 'found on mountain' Iran plane crash wreckage 'found on mountain'

About 100 specialized mountaineer rescue workers, along with drones and helicopters, had been deployed as part of search and rescue operations. The aircraft took off from Tehran - the Iranian capital city - before 8 a.m. Decades of global sanctio...

Defense minister promises joint drills but gives no dates Defense minister promises joint drills but gives no dates

Pyongyang this month warned it would not sit idle if the United States goes ahead with the military exercises with South Korea , delayed with the aim of ensuring a peaceful Winter Olympics. Such speculation arose as her belly covered by a coat ap...

New Pennsylvania congressional districts a 'dream' for Democrats New Pennsylvania congressional districts a 'dream' for Democrats

Top Senate Republican lawyer Drew Crompton said Monday a separation of powers case will form the essence of the GOP's argument. University of Florida gerrymandering expert Brian Amos used the 2016 election results to suggest that the court's plan w...

Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney in 2018 Utah Senate Race Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney in 2018 Utah Senate Race

A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he also enjoys strong support among Utah's large Mormon population. "A choker is a choker", Trump said in June 2016. " Utah welcomes immigrants from around the world", he said. Orrin Ha...

Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor Germany's Merkel taps new CDU secretary-general as potential successor

She has been on the short list of party grandees considered to eventually replace Dr Merkel. Although Tauber is seen as a close associate of Merkel's, infighting within the CDU (Christian Democratic Union) led the chancellor to designate another pa...

Richard Branson announces Hyperloop plan for India Richard Branson announces Hyperloop plan for India

The company did not divulge much about the cost of the project but said it hoped to disseminate $55 billion worth of socio-economic benefits, ensure accident reduction and huge operational cost savings in the first 30 years. Reports also indicate tha...

Trump ranks worst US President in poll Trump ranks worst US President in poll

A total of 170 responses were received. Bearing in mind that this was Trump's first year in office, the survey takers asked respondents to grade him on an A-F scale. The poll ranks "presidential greatness", since the first POTUS. When only Repu...

SpaceX's bold satellite internet venture set for California launch SpaceX's bold satellite internet venture set for California launch

SpaceX owned by Elon Musk has a goal of delivering high-speed Internet to the entire world using small satellites that could number in the thousands, and this week the plan moves closer to become a reality. SpaceX will periodically improve the sa...

13 people killed after helicopter crashes in Mexico quake zone 13 people killed after helicopter crashes in Mexico quake zone

Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete and Oaxaca state Governor Alejandro Murat , were on board the aircraft but were unharmed. In Mexico City on Friday, residents ran out of apartment buildings, businesses and shops after an early warning system ...

Polling begins in Tripura amid tight security Polling begins in Tripura amid tight security

BJP is battling close behind CPI-M and is expected to give the Left front a run for their money. Polling is underway for 59 seats as voting in Charilam Assembly constituency would be held on March 12 due to the death of the CPI (M) candidate for...

Coalition ties 'very strong' amid sex scandal-Turnbull Coalition ties 'very strong' amid sex scandal-Turnbull

Politicians had been reluctant to criticise Mr Joyce, a plain-spoken small-town accountant turned politician, but he came under pressure following revelations that the former press secretary was given two highly paid jobs after leaving his office.

BJP opens new headquarters BJP opens new headquarters

One building is three storey and the other one is seven storey. Mr Shah said the BJP would have its own office in nearly every district of the country within a year and noted that the party, at its national executive meeting in 2015, had chose to h...

Fire put out in Jokhang Temple in China's Tibet Fire put out in Jokhang Temple in China's Tibet

The social media users are uploading the images and the videos allegedly showing the temple's roof in flames. The extent of the fire damage was also unknown. Some Tibetans overseas alleged that Chinese authorities were censoring any photos or news ...

Turkey Rejects Turkey Rejects "Baseless" Accusation of Using Chemicals in Afrin

They are expected to meet for the first time in mid-March. "( Turkish President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan is becoming very aggressive toward the Kurds and the situation is getting a lot worse, year after year, month after month", said Newroz, who ca...

Dog food that may contain euthanasia drug recalled; 1 dog death reported Dog food that may contain euthanasia drug recalled; 1 dog death reported

Although it's illegal to use this drug to kill animals that are part of the food supply, there are now no federal regulations requiring veterinarians to tag the euthanized animals. The contamination has been detected during a study that was commissio...

Poland says prime minister's Holocaust remarks meant as 'call for open discussion' Poland says prime minister's Holocaust remarks meant as 'call for open discussion'

A statement by his office said Morawiecki's remarks to the Munich Security Conference a day earlier "should be interpreted as a honest call for open discussion of crimes committed against Jews during the Holocaust, regardless of the nationality of t...

Gunman shouting 'Allahu akbar' kills five in Russian church Gunman shouting 'Allahu akbar' kills five in Russian church

According to Interfax , the shooter has been identified as a local man in his early 20s. A fifth woman died of her injuries in hospital, health ministry spokeswoman Zalina Mourtazalieva told TASS news agency. A group that calls itself the loca...

Sixty-six people killed as plane crashes in southern Iran Sixty-six people killed as plane crashes in southern Iran

The plane, with the flight number of 3704, had disappeared from the radar screen 50 minutes after taking off from Tehran , with 60 passengers and six crew members on board. Semirom lies in the mountainous southwestern region of Iran, around 480 kilo...

'Do not test Israel', Netanyahu tells Iran, brandishing drone 'piece' 'Do not test Israel', Netanyahu tells Iran, brandishing drone 'piece'

Israel said Iran piloted the drone into its territory last week from a base it has established in Syria . The Israeli PM's stunt at a security conference draws a strong reaction from Iran, which brands it a " cartoonish circus ". He stated that Le...

Pence not standing during Olympics opening ceremony draws social media debate Pence not standing during Olympics opening ceremony draws social media debate

Pence's comments come at a time of reconciliation between the two Koreas, which are still technically at war. Even though he emphasized talks are not negotiations, it shows the United States has changed its attitude. Pence warned the North of USA m...

Oxfam admits 'serious error' after re-hiring man sacked over Haiti misconduct Oxfam admits 'serious error' after re-hiring man sacked over Haiti misconduct

She said: "The recent revelations about Oxfam - not exclusively the actions perpetrated by a number of those staff - but the way the organisation responded to those events, should be a wake-up call to the sector". The scandal led to the resignation o...

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