• Wife of Tenn. teacher accused of kidnapping wants divorce
Wife of Tenn. teacher accused of kidnapping wants divorce

Elizabeth, a student at Maury County's Culleoka Unit School, went missing March 13 after her parents dropped her at a restaurant in the morning. The surveillance images of Cummins and Thomas - the first obtained by investigators since the alleged kidnapping on March 13 - clearly show Tad Cummins with an altered appearance to darken his hair.

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  • Massive tornado touches down in Georgia on day of unsafe storms
Massive tornado touches down in Georgia on day of unsafe storms

The tornado left trees down and caused structural damage to homes, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reported around 12:30 p.m. Henry County is in south Alabama. A flash flood watch has been issued for much of Georgia until 2 a.m. Thursday . The second wave is expected this afternoon. Long-track tornadoes will be possible along with basebal...

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  • Student Newspaper's Fact-Check Results In New Principal's Resignation
Student Newspaper's Fact-Check Results In New Principal's Resignation

A spokesperson for the school board told The Huffington Post the district's superintendent plans to meet with the student reporters on Wednesday to thank them for their work. But with the encouragement of the superintendent , the students persisted. "I'm so incredibly proud of them", said Eric Thomas, executive director of the Kansas Scholasti...

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  • 50 radicalised Indian youth have crossed over
50 radicalised Indian youth have crossed over

In their joint statement, the African Heads of Mission had earlier said that they reviewed previous such incidents of attacks on African nationals and concluded that no known, sufficient and visible deterring measures were taken by the Government of India.

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  • Queensland faces clean-up after Cyclone Debbie moves on
Queensland faces clean-up after Cyclone Debbie moves on

Meanwhile, the Insurance Council of Australia declared a catastrophe soon after the cyclone hit land. "I think the public and the community of Queensland need to understand that we are going to get lots of reports of damage and sadly I think we will also receive more reports of injuries, if not deaths", he said.

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  • North Korea fires ballistic missile
North Korea fires ballistic missile

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) warned that recent satellite imagery indicates North Korea is getting ready to detonate its sixth nuclear device. Still, outwardly cordial relations with US presidents are also a longstanding Chinese tradition, in recognition of the importance of the bilateral relationship.

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  • ECB's Draghi Says Cash Remains Essential In Eurozone Economy
ECB's Draghi Says Cash Remains Essential In Eurozone Economy

The design of the note is similiar to new €5, €10 and €20 notes introduced in recent years. "There are also lots of security measures which are hidden within the note", said the Bank of France's director of banknote production Erick Lacourrege.

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  • Marshawn Lynch Visits Raiders; RB Joining Oakland 'Will Happen'
Marshawn Lynch Visits Raiders; RB Joining Oakland 'Will Happen'

Last week, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he met with Lynch about a possible comeback and said the running back was "somewhat entertaining" the idea of it. Lynch, who turns 31 later this month, announced his retirement from professional football on February 7, 2016. "There's a myth out there that I wouldn't put up equity to help drive a dea...

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  • How long are giraffes pregnant?
How long are giraffes pregnant?

Yes, she will have this calf when she is good and ready. They said Wednesday morning that not much had changed overnight. But there's STILL NO BABY, and April continues to keep us all guessing as to when she'll give birth. (And you bet your ass she was with her). April has remained off grain, the zoo said, and turns up her nose at l...

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  • Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump
Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

The minutes showed that Fed officials received a staff briefing on managing its $4.5 trillion bond portfolio. In its March policy statement, the Fed said that its inflation target was "symmetric", indicating it could tolerate price rises temporarily overshooting its 2 per cent target rate.

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  • Frustrated Republicans prepare for the nuclear option
Frustrated Republicans prepare for the nuclear option

Coons also said that Republicans' treatment of former President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, left lasting scars after they denied him so much as a hearing following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia early a year ago.

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  • Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea?
Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea?

Trump , a 70-year-old former real estate magnate with no foreign policy experience before entering the White House, has tweeted that it will be a "very difficult" meeting with the veteran Communist Party leader seven years his junior, given Chinese trade practices he says are killing U.S.jobs.

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  • Trump administration orders United States embassies to conduct tougher screenings on visa applicants
Trump administration orders United States embassies to conduct tougher screenings on visa applicants

The message also instructed US posts overseas to review the social media accounts of visa applicants who are suspected of terrorist ties or of having been in Islamic State group-controlled areas. Naureen Shah, senior director of campaigns for Amnesty International USA, raised additional concerns over the private nature of Tillerson's memos, inc...

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  • Chemical weapons blamed for 'horrifying massacre' in northern Syria
Chemical weapons blamed for 'horrifying massacre' in northern Syria

A suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people in a rebel-held area of Syria on Tuesday, activists said , describing an incident that would mark one of the worst of its kind in Syria's six-year civil war. It is regularly targeted in strikes by the Assad regime, as well as by Russian warplanes, and has also been hit by the US -led coalition fi...

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  • In Gaza UN agency suspends missions after Hamas restrictions
In Gaza UN agency suspends missions after Hamas restrictions

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since then. The group also said that Egypt has prevented it and London-based Amnesty International from entering Gaza from its territory since 2012. The Israeli military attorney-general's office (MAG) stated that it attributes "great importance" to its "extensive and daily dialogue" with human rights organis...

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  • Bulgaria's pro-EU Borisov set for victory, exit polls suggest
Bulgaria's pro-EU Borisov set for victory, exit polls suggest

Bulgarians went to polls on Sunday to vote in the country's early parliamentary elections , with opinion polls predicting victory for the center-right GERB party or the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP). The Socialist Party of ex-communists has pledged to improve economic relations with Russian Federation, appealing to voters who feel let down by ...

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  • Schiff treating Flynn immunity request with 'healthy skepticism'
Schiff treating Flynn immunity request with 'healthy skepticism'

Flynn is reportedly seeking immunity from prosecution in exchange for agreeing to testify about alleged links between the Kremlin and Trump's Presidential campaign. "Today's discovery that Mike Flynn hid payments from Russian propaganda and cybersecurity outfits may be bigger news than we think". "The FBI made that mistake in the past and I don't...

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  • Syrian warring sides went into substance, detail in talks
Syrian warring sides went into substance, detail in talks

Ja'afari said his delegation had given de Mistura documents on all aspects of talks - on elections, constitution, reformed governance and countering terrorism - but the opposition had not responded. "The work that has been done should not be either underestimated or dismissed; they have worked hard with us", Staffan de Mistura told press. The Ge...

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  • Facebook's Second News Feed Now Comes With Rocket Ship Icon
Facebook's Second News Feed Now Comes With Rocket Ship Icon

The popular social media platform has introduced a rocket icon for its app, which may not go down too well with its users. You are part of a trial for Facebook's secret second News Feed, which is completely different from its normal timeline.

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  • 2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5
2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5

A 26-year-old woman who was four months pregnant was found fatally shot in a home in the 7500 block of South Luella about noon Thursday. The fatalities from the South Shore attack were Emmanuel Stokes, 28, and Edwin Davis, 32 who were both found inside the restaurant and Dillon Jackson, 20 and his brother Raheem Jackson, 19 who were outside.

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