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Iowa City police investigating suspicious death of man


According to a news release, police based that decision on evidence collected at the scene and the known circumstances surrounding the death. Iowa City police Capt. for a medical call. Someone had reported that a man's body was inside the building across the street from the Johnson County Jail. An autopsy is being conducted on the deceased subject with results expected on Tuesday. Read More »

Paris mosque urges Muslims to follow 'path of hope' by voting Macron

Tajani spoke through a translator on Monday at a news conference in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, where he attended a conference of speakers of European Union member states' parliaments. "He criticised French culture", Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Le Pen's National Front, told BFM TV. The outgoing socialist president Francois Hollande announced on Monday he would vote for Mr Macron as part of what he hoped would be a unified front against the extreme right and the risk it posed, ... Read More »

US defense secretary says Syria scatters warplanes, retains chemical weapons


Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin points to a member of the media as he answers questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington , Monday, April 24, 2017. The Israeli military later said it retaliated and "targeted the locations where the launching originated". Like the allegations over this staged chemical weapons attack, Mattis' charge that Syria has kept its chemical weapons is totally unsubstantiated and created to provide the pretext ... Read More »

French Socialists back Macron in upcoming election

Marine Le Pen poses for a selfie Monday after getting a haircut in Paris . He says there is no such thing as French culture. Tajani spoke through a translator on Monday at a news conference in the Slovak capital, Bratislava, where he attended a conference of speakers of European Union member states' parliaments. Read More »

Park sells Gangnam home for W6.7b


The investigation on Park started after she lost her presidential immunity following her impeachment on March 10 by the Constitutional Court. Built in 2008, Park's new home is a two-story residence with a basement of 257 square meters (2,766 square feet). Read More »

Sacrifices of martyrs will not go in vain: PM on Sukma attack


They are considered among the most formidable leaders that Maoists have been able to create in the region. A trooper who survived the horror said about 300 Maoists surprised the paramilitary personnel when they were readying for lunch. Our Prime Minister has already encored feeling of the country that the martyrdom of these 25 fearless soldiers will not go in vein", said Javadekar. "Condolences to their families". Read More »

Park Geun-hye: Ex-South Korean president charged in corruption probe


She was also accused of allowing her long-time, close friend Choi Soon-sil to accept money from several big South Korean companies in exchange for political favors. Leading candidates in the May 9 election to replace her include Mr Moon Jae In, the runner-up to Park in 2012, and centrist Ahn Cheol Soo. The most serious charges, which potentially carry a life sentence, arise from suspicions that she took or solicited W59.2 billion in bribes from Samsung, SK and Lotte as part of a Cheong Wa ... Read More »

Back to the ballot box: U.K. lawmakers approve June 8 election

MPs voted overnight by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote. She rightly says the country needs a positive response for the Brexit negotiations, repeating that the decision to leave Europe is irreversible. The British pound's surge since Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise election call represents an early sign of optimism that the country's exit from the ... Read More »

San Bernardino Community Remembers Victims Of School Shooting

Geraldine Greer's granddaughter was in the room when the killer came barreling in. Students, close in age to the special education students who were shot in the attack, told KABC-TV that Smith was a "good teacher". Police say the couple had been separated for at least a month. External closed-circuit TV shows Anderson tried to gain access through a secondary door but it was locked, per protocol, so he had to enter through the main entrance, police said. Read More »

Trump govt to keep list of White House visitors secret


For decades, and particularly since President Richard Nixon's administration, public pressure has led presidents to become steadily more open with citizens about how they conduct business, and more mindful of ethics. Democratic Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed of Rhode Island; Ron Wyden of Oregon; Tom Carper of Delaware; Tom Udall of New Mexico; Kirsten Gillibrand of NY; and Richard Blumenthal of CT signed the letters. Read More »

Firefighters battle widespread gorse fires in Cork, Kerry


Mr Hegarty said it was a major challenge for the fire service to not only contain fires over vast areas of the countryside but to also have protection for urban areas and to have units available to attend road traffic crashes. Sheep, lambs, in the valley. "Later in the evening though, it turned back on itself towards Gougane Barra in a large fashion which ended up in a big long ridge fire at one stage and that's when it got a bit scary". Read More »

Présidentielle 2017 : Hollande votera Macron


Le score du Front national au premier tour est passé de 17,9 % en 2012 à 21,5 % hier. Il faut qu'il se montre capable de créer une dynamique. C'est pourquoi je veux établir un partenariat ambitieux entre la France, l'Europe, la Méditerranée et l'Afrique qui renforce nos intérêts mutuels dans tous les domaines: "climat, commerce, emploi, innovation, mais aussi sécurité et stabilité", a-t-il affirmé. Read More »

Man shot by Virginia officer is charged with manslaughter

Police say the man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police say Guido met the officers at the front door of his home and threatened them with the knife. "After a Taser deployment proved ineffective, an officer fired his service weapon one time, striking Guido". The officer has been placed on administrative leave, per department policy. Read More »

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Spaces is now in beta stage and allows Facebook users to hang out with their friends in VR environment. Facebook Spaces has a tonne of features for friends to hangout in a virtual universe - naturally there's a selfie stick so your avatar can even take a picture of itself. Read More »

Corbyn: Let's win this election - and then take on the establishment


The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "The PM and the president agreed the United Kingdom and European Union should continue to have a close relationship after Brexit and on the importance of giving early certainty about the status of British citizens living elsewhere in the European Union and citizens of other member states in the United Kingdom". Read More »

Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving in IL


Metro-east troopers will pay special attention to those driving distracted next week during the first statewide awareness campaign. Police departments across the state are cracking down on distracted driving, and they're busting people who pick up the phone. Read More »

Des milliers de manifestants demandent le départ du président — Venezuela

Chauffées à blanc par des années de pénuries touchant aussi bien les produits de base que les médicaments, par une hyper inflation estimée à plus de 700 % par le FMI, la population comme l'opposition multiplient les revendications: outre la tenue d'élections anticipées -le prochain scrutin pour la présidentielle est prévu en 2018 sans date précise pour l'instant-, l'opposition réclame la libération de 200 personnes considérées comme des prisonniers politiques, la restauration des pouvoirs de ... Read More »

Stephen Colbert bids farewell to Bill O'Reilly

The move came after reports of sexual harassment, which began earlier this month with a New York Times story. He then reintroduced "Bill O'Reilly's biggest fan", his old "Colbert Report" character. Taking O'Reilly's now-previous 8 p.m. timeslot will be Tucker Carlson Tonight. As for her allegations against O'Reilly, they are quite vague so far but, her attorney, Lisa Bloom, who is also representing two other accusers, claims Heldman was also harassed by O'Reilly and retaliated against by ... Read More »

Asian markets, euro build on gains as eyes move to Trump


Opinion polls on Monday saw Macron attracting at least 60 percent of the votes on May 7. Macron won the first round of voting, qualifying for a run-off alongside protectionist, eurosceptic Marine Le Pen. The move appears to be meant to attract a wider range of voters at the runoff elections who may not necessarily identify with the FN but may feel attracted to some of Le Pen's populist rhetoric. Read More »

Trump urges new United Nations sanctions against N Korea

Security Council condemned North Korea over its latest missile earlier this month. South Korea's envoy for North Korea Kim Hong-kyun says he and his Japanese and American counterparts have agreed to "maximize pressure" on North Korea to prevent it from making further provocations . Read More »

Spotify is working on "category defining" music hardware


Spotify is preparing to enter the hardware game, judging by job opportunities recently posted online. There is also a second job listing that relates to voice control, a feature long rumored to be a part of Spotify's apps, but also a valuable, if not the key part of the company's hardware plans. Read More »