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Told Tillerson of Trump's firing decision beforehand: White House

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Pompeo, a former Republican congressman from Kansas, has already been confirmed by the Senate for his current role at the Central Intelligence Agency, making it extremely likely that he will be confirmed for the State Department role. "The Secretary did not speak to the President this morning and is unaware of the reason", the statement said. With Mike, Mike Pompeo , we have a very similar thought process. Read More »

Women don't need to wear black abayas: Saudi Crown Prince

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The arrests of Waleed al-Ibrahim, the chairman of the Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC), and Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the owner of the Rotana Group, are closely tied to Mohammed bin Salman's desire to gain control over Saudi Arabia's media outlets. Read More »

Claims Russia behind Skripal poisoning 'drivel, rubbish, nonsense': Putin

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President Vladimir Putin speaks at a rally and concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea at Manezhnaya Square in Moscow on March 18. "What, am I going to sit here until I am 100 years old?" The election came amid escalating Cold War-like tensions, with accusations that Moscow was behind the nerve-agent poisoning this month of a former Russian double agent in Britain and that its internet trolls had waged an extensive campaign to undermine the 2016 ... Read More »

Lowcountry weather alert: Tornadoes, hail, unsafe storms threaten Beaufort County

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A severe thunderstorm is defined as a storm that produces one or more of the following: a tornado, winds of 58 miles per hour or greater and 1-inch diameter hail or larger. Possible tornadoes and large hail caused damage there. In addition to the daytime heat increasing our risk for strong afternoon storms, we also see an increase in vertical wind shear which could aid afternoon convection. Read More »

Putin re-election victory no Surprise - White house

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Simonyan has always been known for sharp-tongued barbs directed at the Western media, Kremlin critics, and Putin's opponents. Asked if he could initiate changes to the constitution, he answered with a characteristic reticence, saying he has no such plans "yet". Read More »

Putin wins fourth term as Russia's president

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Mass voter fraud in favor of Putin's ruling party during the 2011 parliamentary election sparked huge anti-Putin protests in Moscow , and authorities were keen to avoid a repeat of such scenes. He referred to the March 4 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter as a "tragedy". British Prime Minister Theresa May , who visited the scene of the attack in Salisbury Thursday, blamed Russian Federation in more general terms. Read More »

Uber Pauses Testing of All Self-Driving Vehicles After Fatal Arizona Crash

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A driver was behind the wheel but police say it appeared there was no time to take control of the vehicle. Tempe police plan to release more information about the fatal crash on Tuesday afternoon. Uber says the vehicle was carrying an "operator" - responsible for monitoring the road, and taking control when the auto makes a mistake - and no passengers when the accident occurred. Read More »

Aggie women advance to NCAA 2nd round

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This run pushed the Aggies to a permanent lead over the Drake Bulldogs. Providence finishes the season 21-14 overall, as Ed Cooley drops to 1-5 in NCAA play. 7 Nevada and No. 10 Texas. For the game, she made 10 of her 14 shots. Who Oddsmakers Like: Texas A&M . Senior center Isaac Haas added a near double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds. Read More »

Pursuing Forensic Audits to Investigate Cambridge Analytica Claims

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The company's chief data officer, Dr. Alex Tayler, is also listed as having attended two of the meetings with the Channel 4 reporter. He also said he had left Cambridge Analytica before it joined the Trump campaign. Cambridge Analytica has agreed to comply and afford the firm complete access to their servers and systems. Some analysts suggested the breach posed an existential crisis for Facebook because of how it gathers and uses data on its two billion members. Read More »

West Virginia moves on to Sweet Sixteen

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The top performer for the Thundering Herd was center Ajdin Penava . Marshall surpassed its season low of 67 points, but just barely in a 39.3 percent shooting performance. "They love to get the ball out up the floor and get easy transition buckets, so we've just got to play team defense and try to limit their transition points". Read More »

Vladimir Putin's landslide re-election: Leaders react and look forward

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The election comes at a time when relations with the United States are compared to the Cold War and Moscow is accused of poisoning a spy in Britain . Heads of schools and state enterprises have put pressure on their employees to vote, as in previous elections, in some cases telling workers they should bring in a list of names of friends or relatives who were also going to the polls. Read More »

Local students usher in school safety talks

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The Peoria diocese's schools office said that a walkout was not the best way for its students to respond to the shooting . As a result, over 600 students took a kneel and bowed their hands to show respect for the 17 students and staff members killed during the Florida school shooting. Read More »

Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe kept memos on Trump dealings

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It was not a secret, it took place over several days, and others, including the director , were aware of the interaction with the reporter. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) offered McCabe a position in his office as special senior staff attorney assisting the House Judiciary Committee, while Rep. Read More »

Lionel Messi thanks Barcelona fans for incredible tifo

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The 20-year-old French worldwide then capped off the counter with his first goal for Barca, powering an emphatic finish past Courtois... They come into the Leicester clash on the back of a 3-0 defeat at Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League . Read More »

President Trump tours border wall prototypes, criticizes Gov. Brown

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The sentiment has been reciprocated by California officials, including state attorney general Xavier Becerra, who has so far sued the Trump Administration 28 times over various issues, from immigration to health care. "Mainly to keep the criminals out and to have people go through the legal process of coming into our country to become a citizen", said McClear. "In any event, we'll handle it". Read More »

Students take a stand

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While Oroville High School students walked out, thousands of other students did the same across the U.S.as part of the National School Walkout . During the national school walkout across the country Wednesday, a few students at Antioch chose to take down the American flag, and jumped on top of a Metro police vehicle causing damage. Read More »

BSO releases surveillance video from Stoneman Douglas shooting

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At the rally, junior Katelynn Peters read a poem she wrote about previous mass shootings in the country and the number of people who were killed: "Columbine: 13". "It's a conversation that's ongoing within the district", Duffy said. Not all students were protesting for the same cause. "At the end of the day, he's not coming back", she said. Read More »

Rand Paul Stands by His Opposition to Haspel

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Gina Haspel wasn't squeamish about it then, and she likely isn't now either, which is why the media have chose to label her as "controversial", even though she's the ideal choice to lead the CIA's mission. He would face steep legal and legislative hurdles if he tried. Both policies were extremely controversial during the George W. Bush administration, and became issues during her confirmation. Read More »

Russia Set to Retaliate Against US With More Sanctions

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A total of 19 individuals and five entities were named in the new sanctions. Russian Federation can not be trusted, and stronger responses are necessary. Her remarks were approved by White House officials but went further than other officials had gone at that point. Russian Federation has been widely blamed for two wide-reaching attacks on the Ukrainian energy grid in 2015 and 2016, which has been roundly condemned but led to little worldwide response. Read More »

Tillerson was a disaster for the state department. Can Pompeo do better?

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Nothing could have been more indecent, humiliating and surprising than this tweet for the secretary of state of the United States-one of the four most senior positions in the USA government. "I feel very strongly that information about her should be declassified", Wyden told reporters on Capitol Hill. "He is what matters here". As CIA director, Pompeo has been open to the idea of a military strike against North Korea and has called for the scrapping of the global nuclear agreement with Iran. Read More »

11-seed Loyola Chicago upsets Miami with 28-foot shot at buzzer

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When asked what made the 1963 Loyola team special and what this team has in common with them, Sister Jean said: "They share the ball, they don't care". Loyola took care of business in the first half, only trailing for 1:05 of game time . Sometimes she'll pray for the referee to make the right calls. Read More »

Loss leaves Virginia Tech still looking to take 'next step'

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Virginia Tech lost despite canning 56 percent of its shots, including 9 of 18 3-point attempts. Kevin Knox scored 25 points and had six rebounds to lead the scoring while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals. Read More »

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles

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In the study , which has not been published in a scientific journal and was commissioned by journalistic outlet Orb Media , researchers at State University of NY at Fredonia tested water from 259 bottles produced by 11 different companies and purchased in nine countries. Read More »