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Sheryl RosenHeller leads Dem Senate challenger by 1 point: poll GOP Senate hopefuls race to catch up with Dems The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018 MORE (D) holds a slight edge over incumbent Sen. In the Senate, term limits will leave roughly three-quarters of the seats open. But on Tuesday he said Pompeo has not satisfactorily answered questions of a top diplomat.
  • Facebook reports profit surge, user growth despite scandals

    Facebook reports profit surge, user growth despite scandals

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    In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said the internet giant was now taking a broader view of its responsibility. Yet despite the challenges, Facebook's extensive role in advertising strategies was made apparent in the quarterly results. Daily active users were 1.45 billion, on average, for March 2018, an increase of 13 per cent year-on-year. "While we don't expect these changes will significantly impact advertising revenue, there's certainly potential for some impact", Chief Financial ...
  • Nintendo Expects To Sell Another 20 Million Switch Consoles This Financial Year

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    These results buoyed sales of the Switch, with sales topping 15.05 million consoles for the period, beating its revised projection by just over one million. Between now and next April, Nintendo plans to be even more ambitious with the Switch, shipping 20 million units of the Switch and predicting yet another profit increase .
  • French President Macron urges U.S. to reject isolationism

    French President Macron urges U.S. to reject isolationism

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    Macron said he believed he had persuaded Trump that his hopes for ending United States involvement in Syria would create new problems. But Macron can't achieve any of those goals without bringing along Trump himself, and effectively convincing the U.S.
  • Macron in Address to Congress: 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

    Macron in Address to Congress: 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

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    Trump blamed Iran for multiple conflicts in the Middle East , including in Syria and in Yemen, while Macron said the goal was to "contain Iran and its presence in the region". "I hear those concerns". In Iran , Rouhani took a more aggressive tack, reiterating that the Islamic republic would not accept any changes to the deal.
  • French President Addresses Joint Session of Congress

    French President Addresses Joint Session of Congress

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    President Donald Trump . President Trump hosted his first state dinner since taking office with the leader of America's oldest ally. Midway through a three-day state visit by Macron, the two leaders were remarkably chummy, repeatedly shaking hands and extolling each other's friendship.
  • Iran's Rouhani questions 'right' to seek new nuclear deal

    Iran's Rouhani questions 'right' to seek new nuclear deal

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    Macron said the USA has a special duty in building the "21st century world order". The chief USA negotiator with the Europeans, Brian Hook, told National Public Radio that while the parties had made some progress on reconciling their positions, "we're not there yet".
  • Special New York Senate Elections Could Have Implications For Upstate

    Special New York Senate Elections Could Have Implications For Upstate

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    Meet the Reform candidate: "My mission is to protect the interests of our communities by creating more entrepreneurial opportunities, supporting our small and midsize businesses, improving wages to a living wage, public safety, our schools, as well as the care of our Senior Citizens and Veterans", Stewart-Martinez, president of the Bronx High School Federation, has said .
  • Toronto van attack suspect posted 'cryptic' Facebook message

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    A line of officers standing shoulder-to-shoulder walked slowly down the street combing it for remaining evidence. Authorities raised the possibility that he nursed grudges against women. Living with his family in suburban Toronto, he studied at nearby Seneca College, where some fellow students told news media he had a way with computers.
  • NBA Could Eliminate

    NBA Could Eliminate "One-And-Done" Rule As Early As 2020 Draft

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    The Independent Commission on College Basketball was established last October, weeks after federal agents arrested four college basketball coaches and six other people in connection with a bribery and fraud case that involved sports management agents and a top executive at Adidas.
  • Toronto officer praised for restraint in standoff with suspected van driver

    Toronto officer praised for restraint in standoff with suspected van driver

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    He did not enter a plea to the charges and was ordered to return to court on May 10th. "We do not have all of the answers", he said , "and they may not come for some time". It helped that the officer had a clear view of the suspect, who was out of the van and pacing between the sidewalk and the arresting officer , Clement said.
  • North Korea Nuclear Test Site Collapsed

    North Korea Nuclear Test Site Collapsed

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    Talks between the two nations contemplate a peace treaty to end the war, seemingly contingent on Kim's denuclearization plans. The release of foreigners held in detention by North Korea is also expected to be on the table. China is the largest trading partner of both North and South Korea . Garrett asked. "How do you reconcile those two assessments of the leader and the regime in North Korea?" Once-secret diplomatic channels are now becoming visible.
  • Royal baby: Charles 'overjoyed' at third grandchild as London welcomes new prince

    Royal baby: Charles 'overjoyed' at third grandchild as London welcomes new prince

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    In the United Kingdom, eligible employees can be paid for up to 39 weeks . He was entitled to £273.56 today per week. At the time , he'd been working as an air ambulance helicopter pilot. As Will arrived at the event, he gave reporters an update about his two-day-old son (whose name could be revealed any minute now!). Speculation is rife about what the couple will name their son.
  • Injured fan´s recovery is the only result that matters — Henderson

    Injured fan´s recovery is the only result that matters — Henderson

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    Is Salah the best player in the world? Liverpool fans won't be booking too many flights for Ukraine yet, but Jurgen Klopp will be scouting Bayern Munich and Real Madrid on Wednesday with an eye toward Kiev. Ashley Young is forever walking across to Jose Mourinho at Manchester United , so players speaking to their coach doesn't bear any relevance. "He was running (to through balls) all the time and it would not have helped us if he got an injury".
  • Twitter boosts revenue by 21%, profits up too, beats Wall Street expectations

    Twitter boosts revenue by 21%, profits up too, beats Wall Street expectations

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    As for Canadian data, Twitter said Q1 live streaming partnerships with top media brands such as CBC, CTV, VICE, Sportsnet and Maclean's. Analysts expected Twitter to be profitable due to increasing advertising revenue, especially due to digital advertising budgets increasing as marketers shift money over from television.
  • Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid

    Parents of terminally ill British toddler lose court bid

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    Enoch, in fact, traveled Monday to Liverpool to be able to interview doctors at hospital where baby is located, but was not received. The Italian defense ministry had even arranged for an air ambulance to transport Evans to the Vatican hospital if the judge had allowed the family to take their child.
  • Mi 6X (Mi A2) Launch Event Today: How to Watch Xiaomi…

    Mi 6X (Mi A2) Launch Event Today: How to Watch Xiaomi…

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    As far as the cameras are concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 6X is rumoured to pack a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies. In the camera department, the phone has a new dual camera setup . Customers can read the specifications and compare it with other smartphones. On the front, the smartphone boasts a 20MP Sony IMX376 sensor with a f/1.75 aperture and a LED flash.
  • Syria strikes may signal tougher Trump stance toward Russia

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    Iran, which has bankrolled terrorist plots throughout the region, labeled it a "war crime". Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei explicitly called the leaders of the U.S., Britain and France "criminals" for their strike against Syria. Putin's actions had "really got under the president's skin", according to a White House official on Thursday. American, French and British missiles targeted military sites and research centers inside Syria.
  • Swaraj embarks on 6-day China, Mongolia visit

    Swaraj embarks on 6-day China, Mongolia visit

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    Modelled on the 1988 ice-breaking summit between former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Chinese paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, the summit would look at the big picture of India-China relations. On the occasion, Wang Yi said that the current development of Sino-Pakistani relations enjoys a good momentum. On March 20, Modi congratulated Xi on being re-elected President, and told him that it "demonstrates that Xi enjoys the support of the whole Chinese nation".
  • Facebook says you aren't the product, social media is

    Facebook says you aren't the product, social media is

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    The Cambridge Analytica debacle has all eyes on Facebook over privacy concerns-but people are starting to question how Google could be just as bad, if not worse. This is, of course, Facebook's attempt to break out of the adage that "if you don't know what the product is, then you are the product". "We have a clear no-dog policy.' And you're just looking around, saying, 'What about all the other dogs?'" he said.
  • TRACKING: Mostly sunny and mild start to the week

    TRACKING: Mostly sunny and mild start to the week

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    Tuesday will be a quiet day ahead of our next front with temperatures warming into the upper 70s and low 80s. Saturday night's low temperature will be around 50°. Tuesday expect off and on rain showers throughout the day . Fri: High: 71 Low: 46 Sunny. A sprawling area of low pressure over Kentucky and Tennessee will expand its reach northward across the Great Lakes, already materializing in the form of returning clouds.
  • India adopts death penalty for rape of girls under 12

    India adopts death penalty for rape of girls under 12

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    On Sunday President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls younger than 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. Earlier this month, police released information about the gang rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl. "How many offenders would allow their victims to survive now that rape and murder have the same punishment", a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and ...
  • Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

    Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

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    Toronto police chief Mark Saunders identified the man as Alek Minassian , a 25-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ontario. The driver fled the scene but police managed to track down the vehicle and arrest the suspect, who they have identified.
  • Trump says he has given Kim no concessions

    Trump says he has given Kim no concessions

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    Administration officials say President Trump wants Kim Jong Un to dismantle his nuclear program before the USA commits to any sanctions relief; Gillian Turner reports from Washington. In the past, the North has linked denuclearization to a demand for the withdrawal of the 28,500 USA troops in South Korea . If the summits fail, the world won't tolerate any future Kim Jong Un charm offensive because of a belief that he tried to use the summits to weaken sanctions or buy time to flawless ...
  • Penguins, Predators advance | National Hockey League playoffs roundup

    Penguins, Predators advance | National Hockey League playoffs roundup

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    He put the Pens ahead to stay 30 seconds into the third before adding his fifth and sixth goals of the series to make it 7-4. The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers in the playoffs after losing to them in 2012 in that insane six-game series that a little bit of everything.
  • Karapetyan appointed Armenia's acting PM after resignation of Serzh Sargsyan

    Karapetyan appointed Armenia's acting PM after resignation of Serzh Sargsyan

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    Sargsyan called an opposition MP and organizer of the protests of Nikol Pashinyan to a dialogue. I was wrong. This situation requires solutions, but I won't participate. After that, the authorities started dispersing the rally. They were later charged with violating the Law on Freedom of Assembly, according to EVN Report .
  • Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

    Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

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    Debris from an engine failure broke open a plane window. The Federal Aviation Administration is also requiring inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines, the type involved in the Southwest flight Tuesday. The European Union is reportedly considering a similar proposal. "Southwest 1380, we're single engine", said Shults, a former fighter pilot with the U.S.
  • Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals 4/21/18, Prediction & Odds

    Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals 4/21/18, Prediction & Odds

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    Columbus and Washington head back to Columbus, Ohio for Game 6 on Monday. Both teams have now played an extra 47:24 over the course of the series. Washington is 7-8 all time in games when it has a 3-2 series lead. Nicklas Backstrom has a historic number of overtime game winning goals in the playoffs (4), partially due to opportunity, as he's played in so many overtime playoff games.
  • A's Sean Manaea Throws No Hitter

    A's Sean Manaea Throws No Hitter

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    Manaea said: "I just kept telling myself, keep everything the same, and not let anything get too big for me". It is the first time the Red Sox have been no-hit since April 22, 1993. By the way, the Tigers won their 20th game, something the Red Sox were not able to do late Saturday night. None of these would seem to be egregious transgressions on the part of Cora, but they were the type of incidents that sparked the kind of debate we really haven't had since that March 29 day in St.
  • CJI should consider recusing himself from performing judicial work

    CJI should consider recusing himself from performing judicial work

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    Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan also questioned the grounds on which Naidu had rejected the petition . It is unlikely that the motion may even result in an inquiry committee to be formed. Leaders of the opposition parties had on Friday met Naidu and handed over the notice of impeachment against CJI Dipak Misra bearing signatures of 64 MPs and seven former members, who recently retired.
  • South Korea SUSPENDS propaganda broadcasts aimed at North Korea as tensions ease

    South Korea SUSPENDS propaganda broadcasts aimed at North Korea as tensions ease

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    North Korea said Saturday it would stop all nuclear and ballistic missile testing and close a nuclear test site ahead of a potential summit with Trump in May or June. "But that I presume from our perspective, it means denuclearization", he also said. "And I think people recognize that", Sen. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the country is making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy.
  • OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

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    The U.N. spokesman says discussions are taking place in Syria's capital with all key parties on security arrangements for inspectors from the U.N. chemical weapons watchdog to visit the site of a suspected chemical attack in Douma . The team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was delayed for several days in its attempts to reach Douma. The Pentagon said that all 105 missiles fired at three Syrian chemical facilities reached their targets, while the Russian ...
  • Palestinian electrical engineer and research scientist gunned down in Malaysia

    Palestinian electrical engineer and research scientist gunned down in Malaysia

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    The European Union on Saturday urged an investigation of the killing of a Palestinian teen and called on Israel to stop using deadly force against peaceful Palestinian protestors. A smaller number have approached the fence and thrown stones or rolled burning tyres towards Israeli occupation forces. The kites are part of a new tactic aimed at setting fields on the Israeli side on fire.
  • Arsenal aiming to give Wenger the flawless send off - Mertesacker

    Arsenal aiming to give Wenger the flawless send off - Mertesacker

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    In his first interview since Friday's shock announcement that the Frenchman will leave his role as manager after 22 years, he vowed to focus on winning his remaining matches and leaving the club in a good position for his successor. Speculation continues about who could be appointed as Wenger's successor and, with David Moyes in the visiting dugout on Sunday, there was no one better qualified to speak about replacing a long-serving, well-respected manager.
  • Images from Southwest flight show passengers didn't put oxygen masks on right

    Images from Southwest flight show passengers didn't put oxygen masks on right

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    Before Wednesday's announcement, critics accused the FAA of inaction in the face of a threat to safety. Frightened passengers on board the Dallas-bound flight braced for impact as oxygen masks muffled their screams. "We just heard like a boom, and then within five seconds all the oxygen masks in the entire plane were deployed". William Waldock, a safety expert at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, predicted the FAA's decision.
  • United Nations welcomes North Korea's suspension of nuclear programme

    United Nations welcomes North Korea's suspension of nuclear programme

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    The move was nearly immediately lauded by Trump, who called it "very good news" and "big progress" toward the goal of denuclearizing the North. It's no wonder that Russian Federation is expanding its arsenal and other countries including North Korea have them or want them when the USA seems to be using the threat of them to maintain military superiority and "world dominance".