Tuesday December 12-th, 2017

This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband's death This news anchor reads out breaking news of her husband's death

Supreet Kaur was reading a report about a fatal vehicle crash on live television when the news anchor made a devastating discovery - that her husband was one of those killed in the crash. Despite learning the shocking news while she was delivering ...

Disastrous US Airstrike Kills 200 Iraqi Civilians Disastrous US Airstrike Kills 200 Iraqi Civilians

The UN chief pledged that the United Nations would increase its assistance to the displaced families, confirming that the worldwide organization is working and assisting the Iraqi government in building and developing the country's institutions, it ...

Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

Japan has lodged a protest following a reported North Korea ballistic missile launch. North Korea has launched a KN-15 missile from its eastern coast into the Sea of Japan, U.S. The White House noted that they would continue defending their country...

Jurors Set to Begin Deliberations in Hernandez Murder Trial Jurors Set to Begin Deliberations in Hernandez Murder Trial

He told jurors "the police actually knew what was going on down there" the night of the killings. "There is absolutely no evidence that Aaron Hernandez committed this crime", Baez said. Bradley, a convicted drug dealer who is serving a five-year se...

Gibraltar: a Brexit negotiating weapon for Madrid, EU Gibraltar: a Brexit negotiating weapon for Madrid, EU

The Union Jack, the Gibraltarian flag and the European Union flag are seen flying, at the border of Gibraltar with Spain , in front of the Rock in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, historically claimed by Spain April 3, 2017. One senior...

Media Coverage Of Trump Divides Voters Media Coverage Of Trump Divides Voters

They were also about evenly divided when Gallup first asked the question in 1995. In December 2000, in the midst of the election results recount between George W. The analysts brought up numerous accounts of the media's subjective and biased coverage...

What is the Senate's 'Nuclear Option'? What is the Senate's 'Nuclear Option'?

Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly, Michael Bennet and Heidi Heitkamp joined 51 Republicans to end debate, five short of the 60 votes necessary under normal rules. For now the filibuster barrier on legislation will remain, though many fear it could be the n...

Swedish media: Truck crashes into Stockholm store, 3 dead Swedish media: Truck crashes into Stockholm store, 3 dead

One man was arrested in connection with the attack but the driver remained at large, police said. "I turned around and saw a big truck coming towards me. Swedish police officers inspect the site of the attack after a truck crashed into a department...

Was abused, manhandled by Air India official: Ravindra Gaikwad Was abused, manhandled by Air India official: Ravindra Gaikwad

Earlier in the day, the Air India Cabin Crew Association had said Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad must not be allowed to fly until he tenders an "unconditional apology" for beating up a 60-year-old staffer, and asserted that he poses a risk to flight s...

US Envoy: Syrians Don't Want Assad as Leader US Envoy: Syrians Don't Want Assad as Leader

When addressing the U.N.'s investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria against civilians, Haley again criticized Russia's reluctance to acknowledge the role that the Syrian government plays. Haley was speaking at the "Women In The World" summit...

Trump talks up orders on trade, but neglects to sign them Trump talks up orders on trade, but neglects to sign them

The study of trade abuses appeared aimed at justifying unilateral retaliatory trade actions by the United States, said Matt Gold, a former deputy assistant USA trade representative who is now an adjunct trade law professor at Fordham University in NY...

At White House, Jordan king to present Arabs' view on peace At White House, Jordan king to present Arabs' view on peace

After Syria's civil war began in 2011, Israel opened its Haifa port as a conduit for goods coming from Turkey and Europe to be trucked to Arab countries further east, but traffic has been limited due to small capacity and political opposition.

United States job growth slows sharply in March United States job growth slows sharply in March

In March, temperatures dropped and a storm lashed the Northeast and Midwest. Or were the sharp gains in January and February a temporary gift? The low US unemployment rate is at a level that most economists consider full employment - a state when b...

49ers' Tramaine Brock arrested for domestic violence 49ers' Tramaine Brock arrested for domestic violence

Upon arrival, officers found a woman who had visible injuries and learned she was dating Brock. Over the past two seasons, Brock has started in all 31 games that he's played in for the 49ers. The 49ers have not yet commented on the case, and it is be...

Brian Williams calls images of US missile launch 'beautiful' Brian Williams calls images of US missile launch 'beautiful'

And they're handsome pictures of fearsome armaments, making what is for them a brief light over this airfield. Williams got dropped from NBC's Nightly News and now has a spot at MSNBC , not almost as high profile. The United States's strike on a S...

California governor declares end to drought emergency

Brown said emergency drinking water projects will continue to help with diminished ground water supplies. The order states that water reporting requirements and prohibitions on wasteful practices - such as watering during or right after rainfall,...

Trump's full remarks following US strikes on Syria Trump's full remarks following US strikes on Syria

Some 60 Tomahawk missiles were launched from US Navy warships in the Mediterranean Sea, the US official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the global affairs committee in the upper house of the Russian parlia...

South Africans protest against President Zuma South Africans protest against President Zuma

The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party has filed an urgent court application to have Zuma's decision to remove Gordhan and Jonas set aside on the grounds that it was unlawful. Gauteng police spokesperson Mathapelo Peters said: "The poli...

Israel 'studying' Russian statement on Jerusalem recognition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said repeatedly he has no intention of changing that status quo, though hardline members of his coalition push for Jewish prayer rights there. Israeli forces captured dozens of Palestinians, including at ...

Led fight against ISIS killed four civilians in February: Pentagon

The Iraqi government said earlier that Iraqi fighter jets carried out airstrikes against IS outside Mosul, killing more than 100 jihadists. The UNAMI statement came as the Iraqi security forces backed by anti-IS global coalition are carrying ou...

Mark Reckless quits Ukip and rejoins Tories Mark Reckless quits Ukip and rejoins Tories

A spokesman for the UKIP group in the Welsh Assembly said: " This defection is a slap in the face for the voters of South East Wales who voted for UKIP in 2016 in the good faith they were electing a UKIP Assembly Member ". The Conservatives confirmed...

White House says it wants Yates to testify White House says it wants Yates to testify

Democrats are playing up reports that Nunes was on the White House grounds shortly before making the bombshell announcement, which bolsters Trump's claims that Obama had spied on him during the presidential campaign. John McCain (R-Ariz.), also did...

US Soccer, women's national team agree on new contract US Soccer, women's national team agree on new contract

U.S. Soccer has announced in conjunction with the U.S. Women's National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) that the sides have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement through 2021. Players had since drastically changed their public stance, cho...

Kompany pleased with City display despite Chelsea defeat

So to win this type of game, at this time of the season, is great". How does Hazard compare to the world's top players this season? But another goalkeeping error, this time from Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois, saw the visitors back in the game.

Hundreds march hand-in-hand in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple Hundreds march hand-in-hand in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple

Amsterdam, the capital, has been a haven for sexual minorities for centuries, and it has marketed itself as the "gay capital of Europe". Her call won high-level support when the leader of the Democracy D66 party Alexander Pechthold and his colleagu...

South Africa's ruling party backs embattled president

President Jacob Zuma must be breathing a sigh of relief today following the acceptance of his explanation for his controversial sacking of the finance minister. "Ultimately, they are not respected by the Zuma faction and their call that he resign is ...

International Monetary Fund chief praises economic reform progress in Egypt International Monetary Fund chief praises economic reform progress in Egypt

Abdel-Fattah al-SisiPresident Sisi started his first official visit to Washington earlier in April at the invitation of his USA counterpart signifying an end to years of shaky relations between the two countries. "We recognise the sacrifices made and...

Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council Trump removes Bannon from National Security Council

A senior White House official presented the move as a logical evolution, not a setback for Bannon. The new memo also restores the director of national intelligence and the Joint Chiefs chairman to the Principal's Committee. The chairman of the Jo...

Weather forecast: Mainly sunny, relatively warm skies to prevail Weather forecast: Mainly sunny, relatively warm skies to prevail

Winds will be light and variable. Today's forecast is expected to be sunny, with a high near 80. Friday is expected to be mostly cloudy with some rain still possible. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 37. This will drop temperatures ...

Russia Bans 'Extremist' Image Of Putin In Makeup Russia Bans 'Extremist' Image Of Putin In Makeup

Posting the image of Putin with make-up edited onto his face now carries equal punishment to sharing other "extremist" images online: a maximum punishment of up to 15 days in prison. The banning of this "gay clown" image is a component of the trial...

Mayawati attacks BJP on waiver of farmers loans Mayawati attacks BJP on waiver of farmers loans

The State will also set up 5,000 centres for wheat procurement and will start purchasing 40 lakh metric tonnes of wheat at Rs. 10 more than the minimum support price per quintal. Neither any other politicians from BJP or Congress tried to understand ...

Note ban will have positive impact in medium term: ADB Note ban will have positive impact in medium term: ADB

Philippine economic growth is then expected to pick up to 6.6% next year. The regional lender also forecast that agriculture is expected to slow down further to 2.4 percent growth in 2016-'17 fiscal and 2.3 percent in 2017-'18 fiscal. He noted the ...

Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

This type of request was not a special practice related to the Trump transition team, though the former official did not dispute the reporting by Bloomberg. "Lyin', leakin' Susan Rice stammered through her soft ball interview with Dem PR person Andre...

Attacks on Nigerians not racial: Sushma Attacks on Nigerians not racial: Sushma

We are committed to ensuring security of all foreigners in India", the minister further said as she called the statement of Africans Envoys "unfortunate, painful and surprising". Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour, Ms Swaraj said ...

Early reports of damage in wake of Australia's Cyclone Debbie

By late evening it had been downgraded to category two and was expected to weaken further. Heavy fain fell over a wide swath of Queensland on Wednesday as the system moved inland, with flood and poor weather warnings in place statewide. More than 2...

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