Tuesday October 17-th, 2017

Case Against Karabo Mokoena's Alleged Killer Postponed Case Against Karabo Mokoena's Alleged Killer Postponed

The man was arrested at his place of residence in Sandton on 10 May. Some of Mokoena's relatives and friends consoled each other, while journalists camped outside room G25, waiting for the case docket to arrive from the police station so the matter...

Talks between US and North Korea possible

North Korea is prohibited from opening banks overseas, and United Nations member states are prohibited from operating financial institutions on Pyongyang's behalf. Pyongyang sent letters to the United States in 1984 calling for the opening of...

National Peace Officers Memorial Day

The Rev. Charlie Adams will lead the service. "National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day reminds us of the many sacrifices made by law enforcement officers and their families", Lt Governor Nancy Wyman said. Law enforcement officials are ...

8 dead, 20 injured in quake in far western China 8 dead, 20 injured in quake in far western China

The epicentre was in the southeast part of the Pamir Plateau at a depth of about 8.0 km. The remote and sparsely populated area is close to the border with Tajikistan. The China Earthquake Administration activated level-III emergency response pro...

Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado Zidane must target domestic dominance at Real Madrid - Salgado

It could be another historic season for the Bernabeu club as they have a game in hand on leaders Barcelona in the La Liga title race and are now on the same points. Atletico won 2-1 at the Vicente Calderon Stadium but lost 4-2 on aggregate. Diego G...

Trump Says He Planned to Fire 'Showboat' FBI Chief All Along

Warner, who called Comey a "straight shooter", raised questions about Rosenstein's involvement in the investigation following the circumstances of the former FBI director's firing, but said he thought the deputy AG had listened to his concerns...

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

It's important to note that the federal part of the U.S. criminal-justice system is a small chunk of the whole (about 13% of USA inmates are in federal prisons) and that the tide of reform isn't likely to turn back on the state and local level.

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Asked whether parliamentary approval would be sought first, Mr Johnson replied: "It is a hypothetical question and as I said then and I say now we would have to decide. With some moderate Labour MPs reported to be in revolt over Mr Corbyn's radical...

Erdogan sees 'new beginning' in Turkish-US ties

Like Turkey, the US considers that group a terrorist organization. After Erdogan emerged victorious from an attempted coup in July, he nearly immediately cast blame on one man: the elderly self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, a onetime close ally wh...

US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal US sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

Dan Coats tells the Senate intelligence committee that the deal extended the amount of time Iran would need to produce enough material for a nuclear weapon. Coats said that the security situation in Afghanistan will further deteriorate even if there ...

Tensions Over North Korea Could Stir Up Conflict - China Tensions Over North Korea Could Stir Up Conflict - China

Mr Wang's comments come as the U.S. voices increasing concern at North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and deploys a Navy carrier group off the Korean peninsula. Pyongyang has expressed anger over the annual spring military exercises the USA ...

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia of identical views on regional, int'l issues: PM Pakistan, Saudi Arabia of identical views on regional, int'l issues: PM

It was delivered during his meeting with King Salman at al-Salam Palace in Jeddah . Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has accepted the invitation of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to attend the upcoming US-Arab and Islamic Summit in Riyadh city of ...

Death toll in mine explosion rises to 42 Death toll in mine explosion rises to 42

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses coal miners from his armored SUV. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani faced anguished miners Sunday as he visited a coal mine where an explosion last week killed more than three dozen men. The incident comes ...

Pentagon says Navy SEAL was killed in Somalia operation Pentagon says Navy SEAL was killed in Somalia operation

Al shabaab, for their side has claimed to have botched the night-time U.S. attack in Darusalam area near Bariire town in Lower Shabelle region, and inflicted heavy casualties on the Navy SEAL team. "The targets were police, intelligence, military off...

3 victims in 2 shootings were killed in ongoing gang war 3 victims in 2 shootings were killed in ongoing gang war

He was taken in critical condition to Stroger Hospital. Police say it's a gang shooting , retaliation from the previous shooting. A witness identified Gomez as the driver of the Town & Country minivan, and police surveillance cameras captured the ...

Marine Le Pen dances the night away after election loss Marine Le Pen dances the night away after election loss

Turnout was expected to slightly down on previous polls, as many voters found the choice between Macron's pro-business, socially liberal programme and Le Pen's hardline anti-EU, anti-immigration stance unpalatable. Ms Len Pen - who is anti-euro and c...

NAPLAN was a fair test for the students NAPLAN was a fair test for the students

The results provide valuable data for students, parents, educators and policy makes. Students in years 3, 5 and 7 are also required to undertake the NAPLAN diagnostic tests, which help teachers "determine the help and support that our students need...

China April exports, imports rise less than expected China April exports, imports rise less than expected

The trade surplus with USA rose to $21.3 billion, from $17.7 billion the previous month. Nonetheless, the overall trade surplus widened to USD38.05 billion in April. The April decline from March was the result of both seasonal maintenance and indep...

Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18 Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

Law enforcement agencies are now investigating the cause of the deadly accident. Officials are investigating the case, and testing substances in the poisonous gas which led to the workers' death. The official Xinhua News Agency said late Mond...

Video Purports to Show Anti-Muslim Exchange at Reston Store Video Purports to Show Anti-Muslim Exchange at Reston Store

When McLellan's friend responded by saying it was a choice, the non-Muslim woman didn't believe her and chose to lecture her about women's rights in Islam. After a pause, the woman resumes the unpleasant conversation: "Obama's not in office anymore"....

Israel criticizes United Nations cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem Israel criticizes United Nations cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem

This week UNESCO's executive board passed a resolution that criticises Israel's actions in occupied Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, with Palestinian leaders hailing the move as a "step forward" and a "victory for worldwide law". The UN cultural a...

Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death Family sues Texas officer, department in 15-year-old's death

But police exist within a likewise racist culture, where mere time is often a privilege reserved for white people.Thus, writes Jason Parham: the "gruesome paradox " of Jordan Edwards' death: "Even when you do everything right and play by the ru...

Video shows Colorado students smash piñata with Trump's photo; teacher on leave Video shows Colorado students smash piñata with Trump's photo; teacher on leave

A Colorado high school canceled classes on Monday due to an online threat, the content of which was not revealed. Facebook photos allegedly show the piñata tied to a tree and a student with a bat in hand. Cinco De Mayo is an annual celebration co...

Will seek Kejriwal's ouster if charges are proved: Hazare

The decision comes a day after Mishra levelled allegations that Kejriwal had taken Rs 2 crore in cash from Delhi minister Satyendar Jain. Mishra, who carried three sealed envelops that he called "evidences", has accused the top AAP leadership of us...

Pentagon considers sending more troops to Afghanistan Pentagon considers sending more troops to Afghanistan

The Pentagon will be sending proposal to U.S for offering recommendations on troop numbers in Afghanistan , military leaders on Thursday. The Pentagon hopes to have these plans on President Donald Trump's desk within the next week. Those failu...

USA forces kill ISIS leader in Afghanistan USA forces kill ISIS leader in Afghanistan

He was the second leader of ISIS in Afghanistan to be killed in the last nine months according to General John Nicholson, the commander of USA forces in the country. The plan calls for expanding the U.S.'s military presence to fight against the Tal...

IS Video Shows Execution of Alleged Russian Intel Officer IS Video Shows Execution of Alleged Russian Intel Officer

The authenticity of the recording and the identity of the man could not immediately be verified, nor was it clear when the killing occurred. Shishani is a Georgian Chechen commander for the Islamic State in Syria who is said to have been killed in ...

Trump White House kept travel ban secret from its first attorney general

In a series of tweets , Trump said their testimonies were "old news". Numerous figures in the Trump orbit have come under scrutiny for communications with Russians, though all have denied doing anything improper - and no one has been charged with ...

Court hearing on travel ban focuses on Trump's words, the Constitution

During Monday's hearing Wall, the acting solicitor general, told the court that the broader ruling in Hawaii had prevented the state department and the homeland security department from conducting further reviews of immigration vetting that the tempo...

Kapil Mishra to file FIR against Arvind Kejriwal Kapil Mishra to file FIR against Arvind Kejriwal

Yesterday, however, Vishvas had said he does not believe that Kejriwal can take money. Mishra's allegations come at a time when the ruling Aam Aadmi Party is grappling with massive internal conflicts. While addressing a press conference on Monday, ...

North Korea Accuses US, South Korea Of Assassination Attempt

There is at least one retaliatory plan that includes targeting North Korea's leadership if South Korea feels threatened by nuclear attack. The ministry's statement was carried by the official Korean Central News Agency. North Korea has repeatedly...

Former Attorney General: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Yates was testifying before a Senate committee Monday about Russian interference in the 2016 election. She said she told Mr. McGahn that the Russians knew about what Flynn had done and the Russians knew that Flynn had misled the vice president an...

After Le Pen, here are the next three European elections to watch After Le Pen, here are the next three European elections to watch

Le Pen and her father Jean-Marie, who preceded her as FN leader, have been high profile fixtures in the French political media since the 1980s. The president-elect's faction will be starting from literally zero when elections for the National Assem...

Israel denies 'summoning' Turkish ambassador Israel denies 'summoning' Turkish ambassador

However, Erdogan emphasised "hundreds of thousands" should be visiting the site, which is considered holy by Muslims. The Israeli MFA commented on Erdogan's remarks stating: "The one who constantly violates human rights in his country must not give...

Bengal to write to CBSE to protest tough NEET paper Bengal to write to CBSE to protest tough NEET paper

West Bengal has raised objections against the NEET question papers set in Bengali alleging that these were tougher than those set in English. Usually, Bengali questions are just translations of the English question paper. They compared the version ...

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