Friday August 18-th, 2017

Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting

Afterward, both were permanently assigned to the Fifth Precinct; Noor in May, and Harrity in November. His file also says he passed all of his annual semi-automatic, handgun and shotgun qualifications, but there are no additional details about how he...

Saudi Arabia, Russia look to fortify OPEC's oil cuts Saudi Arabia, Russia look to fortify OPEC's oil cuts

The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of $2.35 to WTI. Gold at 1254 broke above resistance at 1245 to register a high of 1257 Monday, but it may find it hard to rise above resistance at 1260 on the 1st run. The question then is whether Sau...

Chinese fighter jet performed 'unsafe' intercept of US Navy plane Chinese fighter jet performed 'unsafe' intercept of US Navy plane

Chinese state broadcaster, CCTV , reported that the cinema was opened so that the island's 1,000 or so residents can enjoy the "same entertainment" shown in the mainland. Navy aircraft to move to avoid a mid-air collision. "There are intercepts th...

'I f**king killed my sister': Teen livestreams fatal auto crash on Instagram 'I f**king killed my sister': Teen livestreams fatal auto crash on Instagram

Sanchez is seen broadcasting herself live on Instagram as she drives down the road and raps along with the music. Her Buick Century came to rest in a grassy field around 6:45 p.m. The other passenger sustained major right leg trauma. Family membe...

Meeting on latest Israeli-Palestinian escalations postponed to Thursday: Arab League

It has been a flashpoint site for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the past decades since the 1967 Israeli occupation of Jerusalem's Old City. The closure of Al-Aqsa for Friday prayers, the first such move since Israel occupied east Jerusal...

Abbas freezes Israel contact over holy site dispute

Livni said tactical differences over controversial security measures at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site - imposed after a deadly shooting of two Israeli police officers - have deteriorated into something far worse. Three Palestinians were sh...

High Ranking Israeli Security Official Stabbed at Israeli Embassy in Jordan

One of the Jordanians killed was a physician at the scene, the security agency said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone to Israel's ambassador in Jordan, the ministry said. The Israeli security guard was also injured in th...

Tailor killed in Army firing in Budgam, one injured Tailor killed in Army firing in Budgam, one injured

Two persons - Tanveer Ahmed and Mohammed Ibrahim - were injured in the firing. The locals alleged that police also used massive teargas shelling in the interiors of Beerwah and vandalised the properties of the residents. After the killing, tension ...

Quake in Turkey Causes ''Small Tsunami'' Quake in Turkey Causes ''Small Tsunami''

It struck at around 1.30am local time between the holiday resorts of Bodrum in south-west Turkey and the Greek island of Kos, The Guardian reports. "The damage was at the bar and the old part of the town and we had the very unfortunate deaths o...

Man who livestreamed drunken joyride on Clearwater beach appears in court Man who livestreamed drunken joyride on Clearwater beach appears in court

Stiles streamed approximately five minutes of the police chase, all while he was driving and drinking whiskey. He says, "We're goin' die tonight" several times, and drinks from a bottle of Canadian Mist whiskey with the sound of police sirens au...

Nagaland CM TR Zeliang expands Cabinet with induction of 10 ministers Nagaland CM TR Zeliang expands Cabinet with induction of 10 ministers

Governor of Nagaland Padmanabha B. Acharya administered Oath of Office and Secrecy to ten Cabinet Ministers at a function held at Raj Bhavan's Durbar Hall here on Saturday. Former chief minister Liezietsu bagged 11 votes, 10 from the NPF and one ...

Five-year-old gets fined £150 after setting up lemonade stand Five-year-old gets fined £150 after setting up lemonade stand

When he spoke to her about potentially doing something similar again "she said "I'm not too sure, it's a bit too scary". "We Packed up and went home ", added Spicer. Writing for the Telegraph , Spicer said four local council enforcement officers "...

The party did not expel Shankersinh Vaghela: Congress The party did not expel Shankersinh Vaghela: Congress

Speaking at a celebration to mark his 77th birthday, Mr Vaghela alleged that there was a "conspiracy" to remove him from the Congress. Speculations are rife that Vaghela is all set to split Congress' state unit on his 77th birthday today.

Florida driver live streams cops chasing him as he drinks whiskey Florida driver live streams cops chasing him as he drinks whiskey

Stile's Facebook Live video stream , which is included below, went on for more than five minutes and was full of profanity (which has been beeped out). Now according to Clearwater Police, Stiles is facing a DUI charge , along with reckless ...

MI man wanted for 2 homicides in custody after search MI man wanted for 2 homicides in custody after search

Patten was last seen driving a 2004 silver Chrysler Pacific with a MI registration CLN 8244. The vehicle has a "skeleton family" stick on the back. "Police say Richardson was shot about 10:15 p.m. They believe Patten, who should be considered armed...

Ryan Giggs predicts where Chelsea and Man United will finish this season Ryan Giggs predicts where Chelsea and Man United will finish this season

Paul Pogba was the largest academy contributor to United's season, appearing in 2,609 minutes of league football, but the Frenchman did cost United a world record £90m transfer fee when he re-signed from Juventus. 'I thank him for that fantastic work...

Siemens retreats from Russian energy after Crimea scandal Siemens retreats from Russian energy after Crimea scandal

Following the state's unrecognised secession from Ukraine in 2014 to join Russian Federation, the European Union has forbid companies from cooperating with the state, but details in the past few weeks have emerged that Siemens energy turbines were mo...

Takata airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers Takata airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers

The man was driving a Honda CRV, which slammed into another vehicle at an intersection in Cabramatta in south-west Sydney on 13 July. The male driver of the Honda, 58, died at the scene. The watchdog says one hundred million vehicles are part o...

Another blow for Congress as Gujarat leader Shankarsinh Vaghela quits Another blow for Congress as Gujarat leader Shankarsinh Vaghela quits

As many as 36 MLAs (out of 57) had in April urged the central leadership to declare Vaghela as the CM candidate. "But their (the Congress') small thinking and BJP's luck gave the power to BJP", Vaghela railed. He said it was unfortunate that he qui...

Intense debate on why Japan's First Lady didn't speak to Trump Intense debate on why Japan's First Lady didn't speak to Trump

US President Donald Trump was asked about a dinner he attended with other G-20 leaders at the bloc's summit in Hamburg , Germany during an interview with the New York Times . The New York Daily News, however, reported that the next day, a video o...

United States urges "good faith" effort to resolve Temple Mount row

Others were shot dead in protests and clashes, while some were killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip. Three perpetrators of the attack were shot dead by police in the mosque's yard. The Palestinian leader told Mr Kushner that the situ...

White House Considering Hiring Anthony Scaramucci For Communications Job White House Considering Hiring Anthony Scaramucci For Communications Job

And his job performance in the months since continued to stoke reports about Trump's anger over Spicer's ineptitude at defending him to the press. His absence behind the podium has caused the public to speculate whether Sean Spicer was promot...

California Urges Trump To 'Affirm American Values,' Keep DACA California Urges Trump To 'Affirm American Values,' Keep DACA

Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told a news conference on Thursday. A bipartisan Senate proposal to give amnesty to people illegally brought to the U.S.as children would provide a path to legal permanent residence for at least 1...

Protesters greet Speaker Ryan in MA Protesters greet Speaker Ryan in MA

Ryan argued that tax reform is important to improve the business climate in the U.S. He spoke favorably about New Balance, which makes products domestically. Thursday's rally was organized by the MA chapter of the Service Employees International Unio...

Kuwait shuts Iran cultural mission, Tehran summons chargé d'affaires Kuwait shuts Iran cultural mission, Tehran summons chargé d'affaires

The suspects in Abdali case were released pending trial, and they are claimed to have escaped to Iran. They severed relations with energy-rich Qatar over accusations it is too close to Shia Iran and funds extremists-allegations denied by Doha.

Fire Crews Battle Fast-Moving Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County Fire Crews Battle Fast-Moving Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County

The historic town, popular with tourists headed to Yosemite, was cleared after the wildfire started Sunday. Roughly a dozen of the destroyed homes had dotted hills 10 miles west of Maricopa. A wind-driven wildfire that destroyed four homes in r...

OJ's Son Justin Simpson Has Nothing to Say About His Father's Parole OJ's Son Justin Simpson Has Nothing to Say About His Father's Parole

NEVADA (KFSM) - A parole board in Nevada granted early release for one of America's most notorious prisoners on Thursday (July 20). Simpson is expected to be freed from Lovelock Correctional Center sometime in October 2017. 'None of this would ha...

'He's Shooting the Truck': 911 Call Released in Hialeah Shooting 'He's Shooting the Truck': 911 Call Released in Hialeah Shooting

A retired Florida firefighter apparently shot the tires on multiple AT&T trucks because he was upset they were parked near his home, according to WSVN . He would not answer questions from reporters, according to WFOR-TV. "He seemed to be a quiet m...

US, China ramp up steel talks US, China ramp up steel talks

These issues included demands by the USA for access to the financial services industry in China, reducing excess steel capacity by China, reductions in tariffs on autos, cutting subsidies for businesses that are state-owned, ending requirements by Ch...

Sir Vince Cable elected unopposed to Lib Dem leadership Sir Vince Cable elected unopposed to Lib Dem leadership

On Brexit, Cable said: "It is imperative that the United Kingdom remains at the very heart of the EU, a member of the Single Market and the Customs Union". But in the 2015 general election, Cable was one of the majority of Liberal Democrat members of...

Germany Vows to Defend Firms Doing Business in Turkey Germany Vows to Defend Firms Doing Business in Turkey

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel will hold consultations in Berlin Thursday on "what should now be done in view of the dramatic escalation of Turkey's actions", he added. "This also applies above all to the employees of German companies ". Th...

Newaygo County woman found guilty in murder of husband Newaygo County woman found guilty in murder of husband

Martin Durum's ex-wife Christina Keller - who now has custody of Bud - said that after she took the parrot in, he began to repeat the words over and over. "That bird picks up everything and anything, and it's got the filthiest mouth around", said Lil...

Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with police Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with police

In a statement, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that Israeli forces removed worshippers at Lions' Gate for allegedly blocking the street while performing prayers. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party had called for the "...

Trump Admin Unveils Sanctions on Iran for 'Malign' Terrorism, Human Rights Abuses

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert cited Iran's support for terrorist groups like Hezbollah, Hamas, and Palestinian Islamic Jihad against the government of Israel; Iran's support for the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria; and its provision of...

Exxon to Challenge Treasury Department Ruling on Russia Sanctions Exxon to Challenge Treasury Department Ruling on Russia Sanctions

In a statement , Exxon countered that it had done nothing wrong and complained that the fine was " fundamentally unfair ". Requests for comment from the State Department were not immediately returned. Concerns about Tillerson's potential conflict ...

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