• College senior builds 'Cry Closet' for university's finals week
College senior builds 'Cry Closet' for university's finals week

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has accused America's higher education of "losing the plot" after one of its universities set up a "cry closet" for students to lock themselves in when feeling anxious. The fact that this was built by a student and was not an additional cost to the student body or the school raises the question of whether something l...

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  • Based professor is arrested in Iran
Based professor is arrested in Iran

The force raided his house and confiscated his belongings, the Centre for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) said. British-Iranian scientist and peace campaigner Abbas Edalat has been arrested in Iran for his alleged role in an "infiltration network", Iranian media confirmed on April 25.

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  • Trump meeting with Apple's Tim Cook on trade
Trump meeting with Apple's Tim Cook on trade

The trip is only being billed as a "flying visit" rather than an official state one, which would have seen Mr Trump hosted by the Queen. Cook, who has urged calm during the recent flare in USA trade tensions with China, held private talks with Trump in the Oval Office.

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  • Wine prices to increase after massive production drop
Wine prices to increase after massive production drop

Annual wine output a year ago was up in Argentina, Australia, and South Africa, but down in France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Chile, and China. The International Organization of Vine and Wine says last year was the worst year for wine growers-in six decades.

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  • Kamal Nath named chief of Congress unit in poll-bound MP
Kamal Nath named chief of Congress unit in poll-bound MP

Along with Kamal Nath, four working presidents - Bala Bachchan (ST), veteran Ramniwas Ravat, Surendra Chaudhary (SC) and Malwa MLA Jitu Patwari have also been appointed. MP Congress chief spokesman K.K. Mishra exuded confidence that under the leadership of Mr. Nath, the party will work "unitedly" to form a government in the State.

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  • Body of slain Hamas engineer returned to Gaza
Body of slain Hamas engineer returned to Gaza

The group described the victims as "unarmed" and said their deaths were "the predictable outcome of the manifestly illegal rules of engagement implemented during the demonstrations, of ordering soldiers to use lethal gunfire against unarmed demonstrators who pose no mortal danger".

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  • North Korea sued for wrongful death by parents of student Otto Warmbier
North Korea sued for wrongful death by parents of student Otto Warmbier

Kim, the third member of his family to rule his nation with absolute power, is eager, both in this meeting and in the Trump talks, to talk about the almost 30,000 heavily armed USA troops stationed in South Korea and the lack of a formal peace treaty ending the Korea War - two factors, the North says, that make nuclear weapons necessary.

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  • Find out where you can get free pretzels for National Pretzel Day
Find out where you can get free pretzels for National Pretzel Day

Sign up for the loyalty program and download the app at the company's website . "In 2017, we were able to surpass expectations by raising $23,000 for the organization on National Pretzel Day and are hoping to match or exceed that goal this year", said Scott Jones, CEO and co-founder of Ben's Soft Pretzels in a statement .

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  • Israel to strike any Iran 'military foothold' in Syria - defense minister
Israel to strike any Iran 'military foothold' in Syria - defense minister

Iran has recruited at least 80,000 Shi'ite fighters and is running an "induction and recruitment center" at a base near the Syrian capital, Israel says. Israel's air strikes, the right-wing minister insisted, are meant to prevent Iran from becoming a threat to its eastern border. Trump has derided the deal as a capitulation to Tehran, saying it i...

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  • Pippa Middleton Meets the Royal Baby
Pippa Middleton Meets the Royal Baby

When Australian politician Alexander Downer asked William if he had considered "Alexander", William said: "Well it's amusing you should say that". People around the world were stunned at how effortlessly gorgeous, thin, and chic the Duchess of Cambridge looked just hours after giving birth to her third baby.

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  • In 'Wild' Fox & Friends Tirade, Trump Blatantly 'Threatens to Obstruct Justice'
In 'Wild' Fox & Friends Tirade, Trump Blatantly 'Threatens to Obstruct Justice'

President Donald Trump holds a news conference at the White House in Washington on April 24, 2018. "And our Justice Department, which I try and stay away from, but at some point I won't". "It could be that I walk out quickly, with respect, but.it could be that maybe the meeting doesn't even take place", he said. Mueller's probe took a twist two...

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  • European Union foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay
European Union foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay

Trump threatened Iran with repercussions should it follow through with a vow to restart its nuclear program if the accord is scrapped. "Not now not in five years, not in 10 years, never", he told lawmakers. Trying to get even more concessions from Iran "might be a fool's errand", Rohac added . He yet again called the agreement "insane" and ...

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  • More Afternoon Rain Is On The Way
More Afternoon Rain Is On The Way

Temperatures will remain warm, with highs warming back up to the lower 80s. This is certainly welcome change after the very cold March and April we've had so far. Follow us on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram for the latest updates. Monday looks sunny and pleasant with daytime highs in the low and mid 60s.

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  • EU Urges Russia, Iran, Turkey To Press For Pause In Syria Conflict
EU Urges Russia, Iran, Turkey To Press For Pause In Syria Conflict

Separately, Russian sources said that the Russian Army had noticed increased American military activity in Syria, including the presence of U.S. reconnaissance aircrafts overflying above Syria to search for S-300 positions, which Washington believes Moscow had already offered to Damascus.

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  • Arizona teacher walkout: Protests, preparations underway for teacher rally
Arizona teacher walkout: Protests, preparations underway for teacher rally

Meantime, Gov. Doug Ducey is still trying to round up support for his plan to increase teacher pay by 20 percent over the next three years. Dozens of school districts have said they will close for at least Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27.

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  • Mike Pompeo Confirmation a 'Pro-Life' and 'Religious Freedom' Victory
Mike Pompeo Confirmation a 'Pro-Life' and 'Religious Freedom' Victory

After the swearing-in ceremony, Pompeo said he was "completely humbled by the responsibility" of his new post. Mr. Kushner's diplomatic portfolio includes forging a Middle East peace deal and safeguarding the relationship with Mexico even as Mr.

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  • Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Receives
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Receives "Buy" Rating from Morgan Stanley

Metropolitan Life Insurance stated it has 2,963 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The e-commerce giant reported $2.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.85 by $0.31. owns 917,289 shares or 0.17% of their U.S. portfolio. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/04/26/clear...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee votes to bar Trump from firing Mueller
Senate Judiciary Committee votes to bar Trump from firing Mueller

The four lawmakers who wrote the legislation - Republican senators Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of SC and Democrats Chris Coons of DE and Cory Booker of New Jersey - hoped committee approval would give them more time to find enough support in the full Senate.

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  • SC to consider Kathua rape suspect's plea for CBI probe
SC to consider Kathua rape suspect's plea for CBI probe

The trial should be fair for the victim's family and for the accused, the bench added. The Supreme Court had earlier considered the issue of alleged obstruction by lawyers in administration of justice in the case and said if the lawyers were at fault, they would be dealt with in accordance with law.

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  • 5 hurt in explosion at Wisconsin refinery
5 hurt in explosion at Wisconsin refinery

Paine says Miller Hill Mall is also an evacuation site. "We were mostly focused on the pets because it smelled like burning tires outside and we knew that wasn't a good smell". Emergency crews are on site and all workers have been accounted for. The explosion at the Husky Energy oil refinery happened Thursday morning. Authorities have said there ...

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