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Roaming, Radioactive Boars Slow Return of Japan's Nuclear Refugees

Roaming, Radioactive Boars Slow Return of Japan's Nuclear Refugees

The animals have reportedly settled into the abandoned homes and lost their shyness to humans, causing wranglers to express concern that returning residents may be attacked. In the nearby town of Tomioka, hunters set up 30 cages twice a week to capture boars, using rice flour as bait and killing them with air rifles. While enraged, the boars have been known to attack the few people who remain in the area. Read More

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Very Pregnant Ciara Reportedly in a Car Accident in LA

Very Pregnant Ciara Reportedly in a Car Accident in LA

The R&B performer, who released her most recent album "Jackie" in 2015, is thought to have been involved in an accident in Los Angeles, according to TMZ . "He'll randomly pull my shirt up and be like, 'I want to see the baby, '" Ciara told Harper's Bazaar . I love you, baby. "We're told Ciara was clutching her chest and shoulder", the site reports, but a source for People affirms Ciara's rep's statement to Gossip Cop and says "she's fine". Read More

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McCain warns Pentagon of Turkey-YPG conflict in Syria

The SDF, seen by the Washington as the most effective anti-jihadist fighting force in Syria, is dominated by Kurdish fighters condemned by Ankara as "terrorists". The deployment does not appear to signal a departure from Obama administration's policy of relying on Syrian Kurds and their Arab cohorts to fight the Islamic State in Syria , he said. Read More

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Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar becomes Mumbai's 76th mayor

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar becomes Mumbai's 76th mayor

Shiv Sena's candidate for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Mayor elections, Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, on Wednesday emerged victorious and was elected the new Mayor of Mumbai . Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray had said that he was even considering ending its ties with the BJP at the State and Center. Since the Sena doesn't have a clear majority, it will have to cobble up numbers every time when the civic house would be passing any proposals or resolutions. Read More

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Real Madrid have historically faced tough opposition in Italy

Real Madrid have historically faced tough opposition in Italy

While not in a hole as deep as Arsenal's, Napoli are certainly in trouble heading into the second leg of this tie. Zidane's men are firmly in control and if Napoli are to go through on away goals , the Serie A side will have to do what no team has managed since Wolfsburg beat Real in a quarter-final first leg almost a year and 46 games ago - keep a clean sheet against the reigning Champions League winners. Read More

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Fillon vows to stay in French race amid defections

Fillon vows to stay in French race amid defections

Le Pen, in addition to being the leader of France's far-right National Front party, is also a lawmaker with the European Parliament. Le Pen is being investigated in France after tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities in 2015. Fillon however vowed to stay in the race. The first French presidential ballot will take place on April 23 and the two top candidates go into a runoff on May 7. Read More

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Boy's drowned body found as mother charged

Boy's drowned body found as mother charged

It then emerged that a five-year-old boy who was related to the injured boy was missing. The dog's owners say it helped to rescue the lad from the Murray River near Moama, Australia. "The mother in this instance has been a really troubled individual, she's been a long term ice addict". The woman had allegedly told onlookers "I had to drown my babies". Read More

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Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria

Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria

Russian and Syrian aircraft bombed positions held by the US -backed Syrian Arab Coalition near the Syrian town of al Bab, inflicting casualties, the top USA commander in Iraq said on Wednesday, but Moscow denied that had happened. He said the USA leaves it to partnered forces to report on casualties they may suffer. The incident on Tuesday marked the second time in a month that Russian aircraft mistakenly attacked friendly forces. Read More

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Jared Kushner met with Russian ambassador during transition, White House official says

What followed was a push to preserve the intelligence that underscored the deep anxiety with which the White House and American intelligence agencies had come to view the threat from Moscow. Congress doesn't declare "executive privilege" on behalf of the executive branch. The involvement of North Carolina Senator Richard Burr and California Representative Devin Nunes has sparked calls - mostly from Democrats - for a special prosecutor to investigate Russia's role in the election and ... Read More

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Russia, Syria Mistakenly Bomb US-backed Syrian Fighters

The ministry said in a statement that the U.S. has provided exact coordinates of the US-backed opposition forces in the region to Russian military and the information was " taken into account ". Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel, who were checking in with local SDF commanders and the U.S. Special Forces training Arab and Kurdish forces for the Raqqa fight. Read More

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Kerala bishop arrested for raping minor girl

After Sunday Mass, Father Robin moved to Kochi in an attempt to fly to Canada. The Church-run Christu Raj Hospital at Koothuparamba in Kannur , where the girl delivered the child, said she was admitted on February 7. The priest was said to be the manager of a school near Kottiyoor, Kannur where the girl was a student. Reports said the minor's father had claimed to have committed the crime after being offered a huge amount of money. Read More

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South Korean prosecutors to indict Samsung's de facto chief

Some of the executives will resign and leave Samsung , but Lee is expected to stay on as de facto head of the company if there is a trial. Samsung has denied wrongdoing. Choi, the central figure in the scandal, is accused of using her close ties with Park to strong-arm Samsung and other local conglomerates to offer large "donations" to non-profit foundations, which she allegedly used for personal gain. Read More

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Jeff Sessions's Next Act? Making It Harder for Minorities to Vote

In an about face, the U.S. Department of Justice is pulling out of the voter ID lawsuit filed against Texas, accusing its restrictive 2011 voter ID law of being intentionally discriminatory against minority voters. Texas was required to amend voter ID education materials, including press releases, polling location posters and websites, to correctly conform to a court mandate. Read More

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Iran holds massive naval drill

The event comes amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran as President Donald Trump vowed to get tough with Tehran. Tasnim news agency said the Dehlaviyeh, a laser-guided missile, had also been successfully launched, while ranges of the missiles have not been shared. Read More

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Paris mayor strikes back at Trump for insulting city

Paris mayor strikes back at Trump for insulting city

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean Marc Ayrault also responded to Trump via social media, adding that 3.5 million American tourists did not share the US President's misgivings about France in 2016. But while visiting the theme park, Hollande said: "I may send a special ticket to one of them, so that he at least comes to Euro Disney and understands what France is". Read More

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Israel Accuses Human Rights Watch Of 'Propaganda,' Denies Access

In response, HRW said that this comes as the Israelis seek to limit the space for local and worldwide human rights groups to operate in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It is not the first time the organisation has faced criticism and resistance from governments. "We have little relations with governments in North Korea, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Cuba and Venezuela where there is zero appetite for human rights engagement", Shakir said. Read More

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Simone Biles to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars'

T , whose real name is Laurence Tureaud, had joined the cast . Kerrigan won the bronze medal at the 1992 Olympics and the silver medal at the 1994 games. She added, "If I could do the spring season, I would love to do that". With Camila Cabello having left the group, this rumor means that either Ally Brooke , Normani Kordei , Dinah Jane or Lauren Jauregui will compete for the Mirrorball Trophy. Read More

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Le Pen aide charged in parliament jobs probe

Le Pen aide charged in parliament jobs probe

The protester was taken away by security and Le Pen resumed her speech. French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen of the National Front addresses a rally in Pierrelatte. But, despite regularly claiming she is a "law and order" candidate, Ms Le Pen has showed absolute contempt for the police and examining magistrates. The self-proclaimed Trump fan said she admired the U.S. Read More

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Trump controversies: Michael Flynn, the travel ban and others

Trump controversies: Michael Flynn, the travel ban and others

A third candidate is retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, who, like Flynn, advised Trump on national security and foreign policy during the presidential campaign. Cicilline called for an " independent, bipartisan investigation". "I think Congress needs to be informed of what actually Gen. Flynn said to the Russian ambassador about lifting sanctions", Graham told CNN's Kate Bolduan on "At This Hour". Read More

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Samsung vice chairman arrested on accusations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement

Samsung vice chairman arrested on accusations of bribery, corruption, embezzlement

The special prosecution was due to end at the end of the month, but an extension request has been put to the national assembly to arrest Park, which will likely be granted. Meanwhile, Mr Lee and the Samsung Group denied any wrongdoing to get favours. They're also expected to bring bribery charges against Ms. Park, though she can't be indicted while still in office. Read More

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Gambia's new president set for inauguration

Gambia's new president set for inauguration

Others attending included the leaders of Ghana, Liberia and Ivory Coast and the USA assistant secretary of state for African affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield. He has promised a new dawn for the country, which was ruled with an iron fist by Yahya Jammeh. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Barrow on Tuesday, saying: "We are here to help". Read More

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