Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Infection won't hinder Pavey at London Marathon

The Ethiopian ran the quickest time of 2016 when he won the Berlin Marathon in September in 2:03:03, just six seconds outside the world record, making him the second fastest marathon runner of all time. Keitany took advantage of the fact that last...

Suspect in slaying of judge had plotted earlier robbery Suspect in slaying of judge had plotted earlier robbery

Myles, 66, was fatally shot just before 5 a.m. April 10 outside his home in the 9400 block of South Forest, police said. He was sentenced in 1992 to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted murder and home invasion for stabbing a forme...

Michelle Obama Still Won't Run For Office Michelle Obama Still Won't Run For Office

Whether it's for her forward-looking fashion or her insightful words, it's safe to say Michelle Obama will remain one very inspirational American. "There's just so much more we can do outside of the office, because we won't have the burden of polit...

Chris Soules' Ex-Fiancee Whitney Bischoff Comments On 'The Bachelor' Star's Arrest

Christoper Soules left the scene of the motor vehicle collision. Scott Bright told the Register that Chris left the crash scene on foot headed northbound. The Bachelor alum fled the scene of the fatal accident and was subsequently arrested and ta...

Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues: Mnuchin

This is a problem for Republicans because it means they would need Democratic support in the Senate to pass a tax overhaul. Mnuchin, one of the key architects of the White House plan, also said that some ways of measuring the impact of the tax cu...

Palestinian protestors injured by Israeli forces

Palestinians from across the West Bank staged marches and demonstrations on Friday to show solidarity with hundreds of jailed Palestinians who have remained on hunger strike for the past 11 days. A university spokesperson when asked about the student...

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

South Korea says key parts of a contentious US missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. The world is anxiously waiting for North Korea's sixth nuclear test. South Korea's Defence Minist...

Notorious Afghan warlord urges end to 'unholy war' Notorious Afghan warlord urges end to 'unholy war'

Under the accord, the Afghan government promised an official pardon to the militant group's associates and the group would be accepted as a political party involved in major political decisions, although it would not join the government. The Trump ad...

US service member killed by explosive blast near Mosul, Iraq US service member killed by explosive blast near Mosul, Iraq

A U.S. service member has died from wounds sustained in the blast Saturday of an explosive device outside the Iraqi city of Mosul, military officials reported . Inherent Resolve is the USA -led operation aimed at driving the Islamic State militant, ...

French appeals court authorises extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj French appeals court authorises extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

The court in the northeastern town of Colmar says Ramush Haradinaj was released after Thursday's decision. Authorities had detained him as he flew into France on January 4 after a request from Serbia, which wants to put him on trial over his role...

Taliban kill 8 police in northern province Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

Mattis met with President Ashraf Ghani and other sen-ior government officials just hours after the nation's de-fense minister and Army chief resigned over a massa-cre of more than 140 Afghan troops at a military base last Friday. On Tuesday, Ghan...

Germany: Mistakes made in case of soldier planning attack Germany: Mistakes made in case of soldier planning attack

The suspect first caught the attention of authorities in February, when he tried to hide a pistol in a restroom at the Vienna International Airport, in Austria. Mobile phones, laptops and documents were seized as part of the probe. Authorities believ...

India, Cyprus for decisive action against nations sustaining violence factories India, Cyprus for decisive action against nations sustaining violence factories

Noting that they had "detailed discussion" on bilateral as well as regional and worldwide issues of mutual interest, the prime minister said, "We agreed on the need for all countries to decisively act against states that generate, support, shelter an...

Has the plot for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 3 been revealed? Has the plot for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 3 been revealed?

Waititi addressed the change and told The Guardian that "crazier things happen to Thor than new hair". Well now, that warm nostalgic feel has been cranked up to 11 in this new '80s-style ad for the new movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

RBS swings into first quarterly profit since 2015 RBS swings into first quarterly profit since 2015

It is also trying to resolve shareholder claims that it had misrepresented the state of its financial health before a 2008 rights issue prior to the bailout. News stories about Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) have been trending somewhat...

Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

Last December , Governor Brown called on the federal government to use its authority under Section 12 (a) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permanently withdraw federal waters off the coast of California from new offshore oil and gas le...

Jonathan's kinsmen defend him over comment on 2015 election Jonathan's kinsmen defend him over comment on 2015 election

The group says it awaits a response from the United States government, as it is prepared to engage every legal means, to get the details of the USA government in the said election. "I had made a proposition for a single term of seven years". In the...

Murray shakes off Ramos-Vinolas to reach Barcelona semis

On Sunday, the Spaniard made short work of countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas to win a historic 10th Monte Carlo Masters title. Rafael Nadal will take on Horacio Zeballos in the semi-final of the men's singles clash of the 2017 Barcelona Open at the...

US Navy Fires Warning Flare at Iranian Vessel in Persian Gulf US Navy Fires Warning Flare at Iranian Vessel in Persian Gulf

The American navy ship, the USS Mahan , shifted course to avoid an altercation with the Iranian military, then blared its danger siren and pointed weapons back. A US Navy helicopter also dropped a smoke float before the warning shots were fired. ...

Palestinian activist pleads guilty to US immigration crime Palestinian activist pleads guilty to US immigration crime

Drain asked, "Are you pleading guilty or not guilty?" "Are you guilty or not guilty?" She instead made repeated references to signing the plea agreement . Jordan reportedly has agreed to take Odeh. A woman whom a US attorney called an "icon ...

Donald Trump Has Coke Button in the Oval Office Donald Trump Has Coke Button in the Oval Office

We all know President Trump has an affinity for fast food (along with well-done steaks covered in ketchup ). One thing's for sure; of all our current-day stresses, at least we don't need to worry about Trump getting dehydrated. So far used to work...

Gus's Pretzels celebrates National Pretzel Day Gus's Pretzels celebrates National Pretzel Day

Auntie Anne's : Get the choice of one free Original or Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel redeemable Wednesday through Sunday when you download the " My Pretzels Perks " smartphone app before 11:59 p.m. Do you know the history of the pretzel? Plus, you can enter...

United States steps up pressure on North Korea United States steps up pressure on North Korea

After a special briefing for all 100 USA senators, top U.S. officials announced President Donald Trump's strategy on North Korea. "If it flies, it will die", Adm. As a standoff escalated over North Korea's nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic m...

President Trump recalls killing of Armenians, doesn't call it genocide President Trump recalls killing of Armenians, doesn't call it genocide

Only a few Turkish intellectuals, including Nobel Prize victor Orhan Pamuk and scholar Taner Akcam, speak openly about the necessity to recognize this crime against humanity. Presidents, is woefully inadequate. Amid sharp Turkish criticism for the ...

Coast Guard securing Manila Bay for ASEAN Summit Coast Guard securing Manila Bay for ASEAN Summit

A draft of an ASEAN chairman's communique to be issued by Duterte at the end of the summit also does not mention the arbitration decision, which invalidated China's historic claim to virtually the entire South China Sea. The Philippines chairs this...

Iraqi paramilitaries shut more Islamic State escape routes to Syria border Iraqi paramilitaries shut more Islamic State escape routes to Syria border

Gen. Abdulwahab Al-Saadi, a top CTS commander, told AFP in Mosul. Last week, Iraqi forces recaptured two other neighbourhoods, al-Thawra and Nasr, in the west of the city. "Their bodies are still on the streets and inside houses", said Saadi. ...

Kevin O'Leary quits leadership race Kevin O'Leary quits leadership race

Jason Lietaer, a veteran Conservative strategist who hasn't declared his support for any the leadership aspirant, says Bernier now looks most likely to win-but can't yet be seen as a sure thing. O'Leary's lack of French knowledge going into the elect...

Corn, soybean planting begins in South Dakota Corn, soybean planting begins in South Dakota

The weekly report is also available on the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship's website at www.IowaAgriculture.gov or on USDA's site at www.nass.usda.gov/ia . Winter wheat remained at 54% good to excellent condition, but the excel...

Students clash with forces, 26 injured Students clash with forces, 26 injured

Clashes erupted in Pulwama town of south Kashmir today after students of Boys Higher Secondary School marched onto the streets, demanding release of their peers who were arrested on Wednesday. Witnesses said that scores of students of the Degree Coll...

Devastating crew strike 'symptom of a deeper crisis' at the SAA Devastating crew strike 'symptom of a deeper crisis' at the SAA

We welcome the court interdict putting an end to the strike by cabin crew employed at South African Airways. Sacca says it will be appealing SAA's court interdict to stop their strike. The airline was considering how to accommodate passengers affec...

10 years later, UK police still pursuing missing girl case 10 years later, UK police still pursuing missing girl case

Three-year-old Madeleine disappeared from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal on 3 May, 2007. Rowley said Scotland Yard said one lead "could provide an answer" but added it was important to be realistic so long after the event. Kate McCan...

Woman rescued from crane faces six charges Woman rescued from crane faces six charges

Platoon chief Kevin Shaw told reporters at the scene that crews were called at about 4 a.m. The firefighter then carefully strapped himself to the woman and the pair were slowly lowered onto the ground about half an hour later. Police said the woma...

Why I attended Kanu's trial, by Fayose Why I attended Kanu's trial, by Fayose

A federal high court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail to Kanu on "health grounds". "I will need monthly report of the health condition of the first defendant (Kanu)", Justice Nyako said, while she refused to grant the bail application for Kanu's co...

Sioux Falls Man Faces Charges, Tries To Get His Beer at Fire Sioux Falls Man Faces Charges, Tries To Get His Beer at Fire

Nonetheless, first responders in Sioux Falls, S.D., were not pleased when a man who had been evacuated from a burning multi-family house went back inside as they were tending to other residents outside, according to The Smoking Gun . On Sunday after...

Le Pen thrives among French poor, vote analysis shows

Both candidates have publicly spoken to supporters after the vote about their plans. Macron was an economy minister in Socialist President Francois Hollande's administration but grew frustrated at his inability to push through the reforms that he t...

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