• Staten Islanders will gather to honor victims of Sri Lankan terror attacks
Staten Islanders will gather to honor victims of Sri Lankan terror attacks

The majority of those killed were Sri Lankan . A history of conflict also means it was possible the perpetrators of Sunday's attacks had access to weapons and explosives but it was also likely that foreign actors were involved, they said.

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  • Zookeeper on the mend after tiger attack at Kansas zoo
Zookeeper on the mend after tiger attack at Kansas zoo

The Zoo has reached out to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums about the incident, and Wiley said they plan to review the policies and procedures of the tiger management team. Some zoos participate in Sumatran tiger conservation programs created to save the species, but these efforts are not always successful. Wiley said the zoo is not consider...

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  • Terror attacks in Sri Lanka kill more than 200 people
Terror attacks in Sri Lanka kill more than 200 people

At this time, there is nothing to indicate a connection to San Diego". Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardena , who described the blasts as a terrorist attack by religious extremists, told reporters Sunday evening that seven suspects had been arrested , though no one immediately claimed responsibility for the blasts.

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  • Strong Philippines natural disaster kills at least 3, including child
Strong Philippines natural disaster kills at least 3, including child

An airport was seriously damaged and at least two buildings were destroyed. "One of the trapped was seen waving for help from behind a glass window but we can not see him now", Lapid told The Associated Press by telephone. The quake also damaged an airport terminal and an old Roman Catholic church in Pampanga, and caused cracks in highways and ...

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  • Friends of Lyra McKee place red handprints on Saoradh's Derry HQ
Friends of Lyra McKee place red handprints on Saoradh's Derry HQ

They remained silent with their arms folded in defiance as reporters and TV news crews watched. The Bishop of Derry, Dónal McKeown, delivering his Easter homily yards from the adopted home of the late Lyra McKee in St. The PSNI continues to appeal to the Creggan community for help and is exploring ways to protect witnesses. She was shot dead wh...

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  • Sri Lanka explosions: What we know so far
Sri Lanka explosions: What we know so far

The NTJ is a Muslim radical group which has been linked with vandalisation of Buddhist statues in Sri Lanka . The two Australians killed in the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday bombings have been identified as a mother and daughter who had been living in the country for several years.

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  • Mueller Report: Trump Tried To Stop Investigation Fearing His Presidency Was Over
Mueller Report: Trump Tried To Stop Investigation Fearing His Presidency Was Over

The president's opponents said that difference was evidence that Mr Barr , who was appointed by Mr Trump , chose to defend him rather than apply the law as he was bound by duty to do. The dense report, released in a non-searchable PDF on the Justice Department's website just after 11 a.m. ET Thursday, shows that Mueller and his team had a more ...

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  • Journalist Lyra McKee Shot Dead Amid Northern Ireland Riots
Journalist Lyra McKee Shot Dead Amid Northern Ireland Riots

Republican political party Saoradh said a "republican volunteer" was trying to "defend people" from the police late Thursday when the shot was sacked that "accidentally" hit McKee. His full Twitter post read: "Heartbreaking & depressing news of the eruption of youth violence in Northern Ireland & the appalling terrorist murder of young journalist #...

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  • Lyra McKee: Two teenagers arrested over journalist's murder
Lyra McKee: Two teenagers arrested over journalist's murder

Police chief Mark Hamilton on Friday said "a single gunman fired shots in a residential area of the city and as a result wounded Ms McKee". Officers think a group calling itself the New IRA may have been responsible. "The senseless murder of Lyra McKee has left a family without a beloved daughter, a sister, an aunt and a great aunt", said Sar...

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  • Father fights off dingo after toddler attacked in caravan
Father fights off dingo after toddler attacked in caravan

The boy suffered injuries to the head and neck and was taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital. Rescue pilot Frank Bertoli praised the parents' quick response, which he said likely saved the boy from even more severe injuries. "Rangers are increasing patrols and visiting campsites to remind visitors to be dingo aware and remain vigilant at all t...

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  • From 'total exoneration' to 'total bullsh**': Trump lingers on damning report
From 'total exoneration' to 'total bullsh**': Trump lingers on damning report

Now some officials are questioning whether they should've fully cooperated with Mueller in the first place, according to CNN. The release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe report has some journalists in apology mode, saying they paid too little attention to Mitt Romney's 2012 observations about the Kremlin's t...

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  • Trump declares 'Game Over,' but Democrats vow more investigations
Trump declares 'Game Over,' but Democrats vow more investigations

But the report contained fresh details on the range of official and unofficial dealings Trump campaign advisers and supporters had with Russians before and after the 2016 election. A Russian entity directly served at least 29 million people content in their news feeds via almost 80,000 posts over two years - posts that may have reached 126 millio...

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  • The Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire
The Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire

Instead, he rushed to the famed Gothic building in central Paris and later promised to rebuild the cathedral within five years. On Friday, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said he believed extremists and vandals were plotting to continue their campaign of rioting, starting fires and looting.

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  • Militia detains migrants at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border
Militia detains migrants at gunpoint along the US-Mexico border

The ACLU's letter demands an investigation of the group's "atrocious and unlawful conduct" and is highly critical of President Donald Trump's immigration policy, asserting that his "administration's vile racism has emboldened white nationalists and fascists to flagrantly violate the law".

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  • US Justice Dept opposes full Mueller report subpoena
US Justice Dept opposes full Mueller report subpoena

U.S. congressional Democrat Jerry Nadler has issued a subpoena to the Justice Department in an attempt to force the Attorney General William Barr to handover the whole of the Mueller report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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  • Pet deer kills man and injures wife in Australia
Pet deer kills man and injures wife in Australia

Mr McDonald died from his injuries at the scene while his wife was flown to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne with life-threatening injuries to her upper body and leg. "Deer are instinctively a flight animal and their behavior in captivity, where there is no clear path of escape and where they have a diminished fear of humans, is considerably differ...

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  • What US intelligence believes happened with North Korea's weapons test
What US intelligence believes happened with North Korea's weapons test

While President Donald Trump has touted his diplomatic meetings with Kim as a revolutionary step forward in relations between the two countries, they've produce little substantial progress. "If it is a cruise missile , then it has no relevance with the current sanctions ". Washington says it won't allow the North's desired sanctions relief ...

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  • Today's Weather: Cloudy. And Expect Some Rain This Weekend
Today's Weather: Cloudy. And Expect Some Rain This Weekend

Although I don't think we will see the sunrise on Easter because of the cloud cover most of the rain activity should be over. The clearing raced east, affording a nice evening and a warmer one too. The bulk of the rain looks to fall during the second part of the day Saturday and then start tapering off early Sunday . The temperature will reach...

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  • Storms move into Tarrant County; hail threat continues
Storms move into Tarrant County; hail threat continues

Jacksonville, meantime, had no associated severe weather alerts on Friday, but the area can expect a low of 52 degrees Saturday night. At 12:10 a.m., the main concern shifted from hail to high winds, the Fort Worth National Weather Service said on Twitter.

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  • KTAR.com Florida woman accused of threatening Denver schools found dead
KTAR.com Florida woman accused of threatening Denver schools found dead

Pais had apparently been last seen not far from Columbine - in the Jefferson County foothills outside Denver - in a black T-shirt, camouflage trousers and black boots. "She has expressed an infatuation with Columbine and the events, the shooting there that happened tragically 20 years ago". Josh Rayburn of Colorado Gun Broker said in a Fac...

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  • The Politics Of Sen. Bernie Sanders' Tax Returns
The Politics Of Sen. Bernie Sanders' Tax Returns

I am very grateful for that, as I grew up in a family that lived paycheck to paycheck and I know the stress of economic insecurity", Sanders said in a statement. President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has been raising millions of dollars as well, and a new report by CBS News finds that some Democratic strategists are anxious.

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  • Boy, 5, thrown from shopping mall in Minneapolis - man arrested
Boy, 5, thrown from shopping mall in Minneapolis - man arrested

Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts says at least one person tried to stop Aranda as he fled. The boy was taken to Children's Hospital Minneapolis with serious injuries. Both parents were at his bedside in the hospital, Potts said. Court records show that Aranda has a history of convictions for misdemeanor offenses.

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  • Tornadoes kill at least three children as massive storm sweeps U.S
Tornadoes kill at least three children as massive storm sweeps U.S

Franklin, Texas was heavily damaged with almost 60 buildings destroyed, local authorities say, including around 55 homes and several public buildings. The National Weather Service in Jackson, Mississippi, confirmed a tornado touched down Saturday night in Starkville. Almost 2,300 U.S. flights were canceled by Sunday evening, more then 90 percen...

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  • The Wait Is Over: Mueller Report To Be Released Thursday
The Wait Is Over: Mueller Report To Be Released Thursday

Bob Casey, D-Pa., said he doesn't have high hopes for what will be made available either to the public or to Congress but is keeping his fingers crossed he is wrong. Barr has pledged to be as transparent as possible. The president again slammed the investigation moments before the Justice Department revealed the release date for the final report.

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  • Final results of Israeli polls show win for Likud
Final results of Israeli polls show win for Likud

The disengagement from Gaza did not bring peace, just the opposite; it brought more death and suffering to the Israeli populace. Likud party, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party, has 36 seats in the next Knesset, former Israeli army chief of staff Benny Gantz's party the Blue and White "Kahol Lavan" has 35 seats, while the Shas part...

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