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Renowned satirist John Clarke dies

Master satirist John Clarke is being remember for his generosity and sharp wit by collaborators, family members and those who found themselves in his crosshairs. Clarke's film credits include Lonely Hearts (1981), Footrot Flats (1985), A Matter of Convenience (1987), Blood Oath (1989) and Death In Brunswick (1990).

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Rep. Nunes: 'Democrats aren't really serious about this investigaton' An error occurred

In them, O'Neil pushes back against what he says is Justice Department guidance on what Yates could say about conversations she had with Trump - conversations the department indicated could be covered by executive privilege. The Justice Department notified Yates this month that the Administration considers her possible testimony to be off-limits in a congressional hearing.

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Israel condemns Egypt church attack

Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said in a statement Monday there was intel regarding a potential "terror attack" against tourists in the Sinai peninsula. On its official Twitter account, the terror group said "the fighters of the Islamic State have bombed a Jewish settlement in southern Palestine with a Grad rocket".

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North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

A third option is covert action, infiltrating US and South Korean special forces into North Korea to sabotage or take out key infrastructure - for instance, blowing up bridges to block the movement of mobile missiles. The US Department of State "strongly urges" its citizens to avoid all travel to North Korea on its Web site, urging would-be visitors to "consider what they might be supporting".

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6 arrested for terrorism in wake of St. Petersburg bombing

Petersburg. Victims' faces were ripped off when the the former sushi chef killed 14 by detonating a bomb on a crowded metro train in theRussian city on Monday. People stand around candles showing the time of the subway bombing as they gather in memory of victims of the tragic event, on Marsovo Polye in St.

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Russia sends warship to Syria amid feud with US

The US military attacked the Syrian government's Shayrat Airfield near Homs with 59 tomahawk missiles on Thursday evening. Media reports say that an American missile also hit the village of Al-Hamrat, which killed four civilians including a child.

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Xi sightsees, talks trade in Alaska layover

Alaska and China have had exchanges in history, Xi told Walker, adding that the state of Alaska and its largest city Anchorage are the participants and witnesses of the development of China-U.S. He said he understood the trade talk would focus mostly on oil and gas, but added: "I would say that any trade that we can boost in the fishery with any particular county, China would be one that would be huge".

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Dalai Lama says it's for people to decide fate of his office

CM Khandu proposed Dalai Lama to hold next Kalachakra in Tawang. But bad weather forced him to take to the road as his helicopter couldn't take off from Dibrugarh in Assam. He then drove to Dirang valley, about 50 km from Tawang where he consecrated the Thupsung Dhargyeling monastery on Thursday. It belongs to the Gelugpa school of Mahayana Buddhism and had religious connection with Lhasa's Drepung Monastery that continued during the British rule.

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Arsene Wenger leaves Arsenal fans puzzled after latest Alexis Sanchez comment

While both players have their contract with Arsenal until the end of the 2017-18 football season, it looks very likely that the duo would stay considering the frustrating results from the Gunners, year after year. "When you start losing, that's when you realise how strong your dressing room is, but even when things are not going well we have people who lift us up from inside the dressing room and I think that's really important".

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Baltimore residents to comment on plan to overhaul police

U.S. District James Bredar rejected the request Wednesday, saying in his order that pushing back the hearing "at the eleventh hour " would be a "burden and inconvenience to the court, other parties, and most importantly, the public". Mayor Ed Murray said officer morale actually improved with increasing respect and understanding from the community. "Local control and local accountability are necessary for effective local policing", and " it is not the responsibility of the federal ...

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Starbucks outlines ambitious growth plans at AGM

The company is looking forward to make 68,000 jobs in U.S alone and it is planning to achieve this goal by opening 3,400 new stores by 2021. Johnson and Schultz sat down with CNN's Poppy Harlow this week to discuss the U.S. The decision was based on compassion and the company's principles and values, not politics, he said. It's not clear what impact Starbucks' decision on social issues have had on sales.

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U.S. embassies ordered to profile demographic groups for special screening

The process of obtaining an entry visa into the United States is going to be stricter and lengthier. The heightened scrutiny does not apply to countries that have an arrangement with the U.S. "These measures could provide license for discrimination based on national origin and religion", the human rights group said in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson .

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Mike Flynn failed to initially disclose payments from Russian companies

Flynn's initial disclosures, which he submitted in mid-February, were made public as part of a White House release of financial disclosures of 180 White House officials. "The only reason to do that, again, is if you want to hide where these materials are really coming from and who is behind it", the Democratic lawmaker said, adding that both the Senate and House intelligence committees should be able to review the documents.

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U.N. council to meet Wednesday on suspected Syria toxic gas attack

The Union of Medical Care Organizations, a coalition of global aid agencies that funds hospitals in Syria, said at least 100 people had died. The previous two were reported in Hama province, in an area not far from Khan Sheikhoun, the site of Tuesday's alleged attack.

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Bulgaria elections: With almost all votes counted, GERB 32.64%, BSP 27.12%

A separate exit poll by Gallup International Balkan had GERB with 32.8 percent and the Socialists with 28.4 percent. GERB didn't win enough votes to govern alone, and will likely seek to form a coalition government with some of the three smaller parties whose votes exceeded the 4 percent minimum threshold to enter parliament.

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5 killed in shootings on Chicago's South Side

Dillon, 20, was found dead outside the restaurant, according to the Chicago Tribune . He was walking about 9:15 a.m.in the 7200 block of South Paulina when two men shot him multiple times before running east on 72nd Street, police said. Police department brass say the vast majority of the killings are tied to the gang-fueled drug trade in those areas. About 12:30 a.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old man was at a stop light driving east in the 1400 block of West 83rd Street in Gresham when another ...

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A mysterious rocket icon has appeared on Facebook's menu bar

Check with your friends - you will see - we all have different icons, features, etc... A spokesperson told Newsbeat: "We've heard from people that they want an easy way to explore new content they haven't connected with yet". While the final decision will rest until the company has not rolled out the new Facebook rocket feature globally, it is still a welcome addition. The rocket ship is now appearing on both platforms, for both beta and non-beta members alike.

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Amazon Cash leaves you no excuse not to shop online

If you own an iPhone, you can then select "Add to Apple Wallet" to store that barcode in your digital wallet. The cash amount will instantly be applied to their online Amazon account. Not feeling confident giving out your credit card info to do a little online shopping? Well, they can do this by showing a barcode at a participating retailer .

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Mashrafe suspended for one ODI due to slow over-rate

Kulasekara snared the risky Tamim Iqbal caught and bowled in the first over before the tourists slumped to 11-3, though Soumya Sarkar (38) and Shakib steadied the ship with a stand of 77. The tourists were also 25 minutes late to complete 50 overs in the second ODI at the same venue, but the match was abandoned due to rain. Bangladeshi batsman Mehedi Hasan Miraz plays a shot during the third one-day worldwide cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo , Sri Lanka , Saturday, April 1, 2017.

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Chenani-Nashri Tunnel is Giant Leap for J&K's Development: PM Modi

Referring to the stone-pelting incidents, Modi said: "Some misguided youngsters are pelting stones but see here, youth of Kashmir are using the same stones to build infrastructure". Referring to the decades of separatist violence, he said it has done no good but only brought bloodshed to Jammu and Kashmir. The tunnel will help reduce the 41 km-distance between Chenani in Udhampur district and Nashri in Ramban to 10.89 km and can be covered in 10 minutes, instead of the two-and-half hour ...

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Hillary Clinton knocks Trump's proposed diplomacy cuts for hurting women around world

Clinton was at Georgetown University for the handing out of the annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security. In fact, she's quite bluntly taking aim at the Trump administration's policies. When 700 people crowded into the ballroom and overflow room at a Hilton in Scranton, Pa., to hear Clinton address a women's group on St. Patrick's Day, they didn't hear much about politics.

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SsangYong confirms second-gen Rexton; its new flagship SUV

A 9.2-inch HD infotainment touchscreen will sit in the centre of the dashboard, supporting Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and displaying images for the 3D bird's-eye parking camera system. The India bound Rexton will be lighter and will have more cabin space compared to the predecessor model. The interior design has also been inspired from that of the LIV-2 concept.

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Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US

His funeral will be celebrated Tuesday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, also in Baltimore, according to the Catholic News Service. "Even when there were flashpoints and controversies between Catholics and Jews, William Keeler remained unflagging and zealous in solving and overcoming such difficulties, and moving forward in what he considered perhaps the most important work of his 62 years as a devoted priest".

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Germany accuses Turkey of 'provocation' as spying row deepens

Turkey is seeking his extradition from the United States. Although US-based cleric Gulen, 75, has always denied charges that he was involved in the failed coup last July to overthrow Erdogan, Ankara has cracked down hard on his followers.

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Air India Hardens Stand On Gaikwad, Cancels Two Tickets

He has also claimed that argument broke out over a complaint book and not business class seat as claimed by Air India officials. The Speaker said a privilege motion notice has been received. Air India has banned Ravindra Gaikwad yesterday and cancelled his tickets for two seperate flights to Delhi this morning. "MPs need to attend Parliament and they can not travel by train always".

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Marine A: Alexander Blackman could be out of jail within weeks

As a result of time already served since his original conviction in November 2013, the decision of five judges at the Court Martial Appeal Court means it is likely Blackman could be freed next month. There were huge cheers from Blackman's supporters in the public gallery as the sentence was delivered. Describing the first telephone conversation with her husband, who is in prison in Wiltshire, following the re-sentencing, she said: "It was lovely".

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Judge examines role of Giuliani, US official in Turkey case

He's accused of ducking sanctions by moving hundreds of millions of dollars for the Iranian government and Iranian firms via offshore entities and bank accounts. The American charges against Zarrab include conspiring to violate United States sanctions against Iran, defraud USA banks and launder money by helping Iranian entities transfer funds through U.S.

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Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam's body still in Kuala Lumpur

Media reports on Monday said the body was moved out of the hospital to a funeral parlour and was later being prepared to go on a flight to Beijing. Malaysian health minister Subramaniam Sathasivam said on Tuesday that the body was still in a Kuala Lumpur morgue pending negotiations with North Korea.

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Oklahoma officer, 22, dies after shootout

Terney used a stun gun on the man but it was ineffective, Kidney said. Williams was taken into custody at the scene. Kidney said Terney was from Canadian and was also a volunteer firefighter. Authorities say Terney was shot several times "in the lower extremities". Fallin said Terney's body is being returned to his family in eastern Oklahoma.

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Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

Some critics of President Trump and the news media argue that political commentators have set an unusually low bar for Trump. Trump has faced many backlashes over his golfing habits, but according to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, the president doesn't always play golf .