Gina Haspel sworn in as first female director of Central Intelligence Agency

Trump noted the milestone in his remarks, adding: "That's big". Haspel became Acting Director of the agency April 26 when former Director Mike Pompeo became secretary of state, according to a press release from the agency . Jeff Flake of Ariz... More..

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Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, 15 years after leaving
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, 15 years after leaving

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland , said Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa submitted a application on May 15 for the country to return to the 53-member group of mostly British former...More..

Dogs help community deal with Santa Fe shooting
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Dogs help community deal with Santa Fe shooting

The Santa Fe High School weapons policy not only prohibits firearms and ammunition, but even "look-alike" weapons, BB guns, and "pocketknives". "If someone really wants to go and like shoot someone, they ...More..

Roger Goodell breaks silence on sports betting
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Roger Goodell breaks silence on sports betting

Congress should introduce legislation that will guarantee "substantial consumer protections ", safeguard content and intellectual property , allow fans access to reliable National Football League data , and...More..

Cougar Kills 1 Mountain Biker, Injures Another in Attack Near Seattle
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cougar Kills 1 Mountain Biker, Injures Another in Attack Near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. "The fact that it stayed in close proximity with these folks and attacked, and stayed with them is highly, highly unusual", said Capt. The man who...More..

White House: Justice Department to investigate FBI's Russian Federation probe
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

White House: Justice Department to investigate FBI's Russian Federation probe

Republicans on Nunes' House Intelligence Committee said they found no evidence to support the conclusion that Russian Federation sought to help Trump - who ran as a Republican. President Donald Trump's campai...More..

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot

Investigators are trying to piece together why the aging Boeing 737 went down and erupted in flames shortly after takeoff Friday. 104 passengers and six crew members were on board the aircraft. Global Air had...More..

American Idol Results 2018, Season 16 Winner Revealed at Live Finale Tonight
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

American Idol Results 2018, Season 16 Winner Revealed at Live Finale Tonight

Luke said that she was the most comfortable during the performances so far. Barrett could quite possibly become the next Carrie Underwood or Miranda Lambert of her generation with her performance of her o...More..

Thandie Newton's defining role for Star Wars
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Thandie Newton's defining role for Star Wars

The cast also includes Woody Harrelson , Emilia Clarke , Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany , and Ian Kenny. The way Ehrenreich delivers his lines just doesn't reconcile with Ford's portr...More..

Baltimore County officer shot, killed; suspect remains on the run
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Baltimore County officer shot, killed; suspect remains on the run

Volunteer firefighter Logan Kurek says he ran outside and performed CPR on the officer until paramedics arrived, and says her injuries were consistent with being run over by a auto. "The next thing he heard was...More..

Lead for Repeal of Ireland's Pro-Life Amendment Narrows
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Lead for Repeal of Ireland's Pro-Life Amendment Narrows

On Friday, voters will decide whether or not to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the constitution, which dictates that. Pro-life group LIFE Northern Ireland said it is concerned by Mr Eastwood's comments. A...More..

Wall St rallies as USA puts 'trade war on hold'
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Wall St rallies as USA puts 'trade war on hold'

Philip Levy, senior fellow on the global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, tells VOA that while the US and China have for now avoided a tariff war, the outcome of the trade talks remains uncle...More..

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

Moon's trip followed his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the border village of Panmunjom on April 27. He told this to reporters on a plane bound for Washington, D.C., where Moon ...More..

Islanders will hire Lou Lamoriello to head hockey operations, report says
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Islanders will hire Lou Lamoriello to head hockey operations, report says

Snow did hire Lamoriello's son, Chris, to be an assistant GM in August 2016. Lamoriello, 75, will apparently have the last word on all Islanders' operations decisions, although his specific role remains uncle...More..

Vermont to feel the Bern once again: Sanders to stand for reelection
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Vermont to feel the Bern once again: Sanders to stand for reelection

He is a Vermont independent who caucuses with Democrats. RealClearPolitics has his seat as safely Independent and his national notoriety after challenging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016...More..

Mario Batali investigated by NYPD, denies any wrongdoing
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Mario Batali investigated by NYPD, denies any wrongdoing

The women alleged that Batali and the restaurant's co-owner, Ken Friedman , sexually harassed or assaulted them. On Sunday, the ex staffer spoke with CBS News' 60 Minutes , where she claimed that she woke...More..

Royal Wedding: Adorable flower girls steal the show
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Royal Wedding: Adorable flower girls steal the show

But the former Prime Minister, Sir John Major, is among the invited guests, as he is a member of the Order of the Garter. Among the 600 guests are Oprah Winfrey, George and Amal Clooney , David and Vict...More..

Justify Wins Muddy, Foggy Preakness Stakes
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Justify Wins Muddy, Foggy Preakness Stakes

Eastern Time. Those with cable can either watch the race on television or online, or on the network app once they log in. Bravazo with Luis Saez aboard wins second with Tenfold with Ricardo Santana Jr. It tur...More..

Texas Shooting Suspect Exchanged 'A Lot' Of Fire With Police
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Texas Shooting Suspect Exchanged 'A Lot' Of Fire With Police

The updated Federal Bureau of Investigation number still doesn't fully explain the discrepancy with the number of wounded reported by hospitals. The shooting happened near Mount Zion High School at the Clayto...More..

Farmers Are Suffering Setbacks Under GOP Control, Texas Republican Says
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Farmers Are Suffering Setbacks Under GOP Control, Texas Republican Says

The 213-198 vote is an embarrassing blow to House GOP leaders, who had hoped to tout its new work requirements for recipients of food stamps. Some 30 Republicans joined with every chamber Democrat in opposi...More..

Leishman leads Wise by one at low-scoring Byron Nelson
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Leishman leads Wise by one at low-scoring Byron Nelson

Walker had five birdies and an eagle on the first for his share of second on 64 one stroke in front of a big group on 65 that included Mexico's Abraham Ancer and American Sam Saunders . "I know better than t...More..

Could sports gambling be coming to Ohio?
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Could sports gambling be coming to Ohio?

There's particular alarm over the anticipated explosion of so-called "in-game wagering" in which gamblers bet, often at a rapid pace, on play-by-play developments - for example, will the next football play be a...More..

Trump administration abortion rule sets off alarms in Mass.
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Trump administration abortion rule sets off alarms in Mass.

In fact, Knights of Columbus Marist polling conducted earlier this year found that most Americans believe abortion is morally wrong and six in 10 want an end to its funding with tax dollars. This is an op-ed ...More..

Smith leads Knights to verge of Stanley Cup Final
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Smith leads Knights to verge of Stanley Cup Final

Kenny De La Torre said she's lived on Stanley Cup Drive for 13 years, but it only started getting amusing looks since the Golden Knights came to Las Vegas . A back-and-forth affair went the Golden Knights' way...More..

Cavaliers try to ease LeBron's load and stop Celtics
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Cavaliers try to ease LeBron's load and stop Celtics

History also shows that being down 0-2 in a series isn't that big of a hole for the Cavs. Teammate JR Smith said the Cavs are forcing James to play "hero ball". "I was talking to some of the guys in the tra...More..

Texas Shooting Suspect's Family Expresses Shock
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Texas Shooting Suspect's Family Expresses Shock

Authorities have not offered any motive. Poehl said that there was no history of mental health issues with his client, though there may be "some indications of family history". Survivors of the school shooti...More..

Oprah Arrives At Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Oprah Arrives At Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding

She looked every part the ideal royal wedding guest with matching light pink heels to match. Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Mark...More..

Texas School Shooting Suspect Has Reportedly Confessed
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Texas School Shooting Suspect Has Reportedly Confessed

It was the second mass shooting in Texas in less than seven months. McGinnis established a GoFundMe account on behalf of the family to help them pay for flights from their home in California for the funeral. ...More..

For royal wedding guests, it's all about the well-plumed hats
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

For royal wedding guests, it's all about the well-plumed hats

Ragland exits the auto to make her way into the chapel. Meghan Markle might have been the star of the royal wedding . Markle stepped out to reveal a dress designed by the acclaimed British designer, Cla...More..

GOP counts votes as Farm Bill awaits
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

GOP counts votes as Farm Bill awaits

The work requirement would grow to 25 hours by 2026. More than 90,000 Alabamians would fall short of food stamp work requirements proposed under the Farm Bill reauthorization now before Congress, according to...More..

Nepal's two left parties merge, becomes largest communist party
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Nepal's two left parties merge, becomes largest communist party

Former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Jhalanath Khanal were named as the senior leaders of the new party. The two parties agreed on unifying their parties tomorrow after Prime Minister and CPN-UML Cha...More..

Woman, child dead after jump from midtown building, NYPD says
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Woman, child dead after jump from midtown building, NYPD says

The incident was reported around 8:30 a.m. EST. The identities of the two individuals have not been released, but they apparently jumped from the 25th story of the Gotham Hotel, according to NBC New York . A m...More..

Two buses collide in New York City, injuring dozens
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Two buses collide in New York City, injuring dozens

The crash happened outside the center tube on the tunnel's Manhattan side. Both buses drove out of the tunnel to the NY side where passengers were evaluated. More..

On CNN, Giuliani shouts over tape of 1998 interview exposing his hypocrisy
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

On CNN, Giuliani shouts over tape of 1998 interview exposing his hypocrisy

Giuliani says Trump's legal team has been told, off the record, that "there were two embedded people in the campaign" and the Times report confirmed that. Giuliani told Bloomberg News Thursday that he's aiming...More..

Russian spy Sergei Skripal recovers from chemical poisoning completely
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Russian spy Sergei Skripal recovers from chemical poisoning completely

Doctors said treating victims of such attacks involved "stabilising them, keeping them alive until their bodies could produce more enzymes to replace those that had been poisoned". Britain has blamed Russian Fe...More..