Monday December 11-th, 2017

S. Korea: Pyongyang's New Missile Could Reach Washington DC S. Korea: Pyongyang's New Missile Could Reach Washington DC

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Washington's approach was dangerously provocative. They got it no matter how badly we wanted to stop them. -South Korea alliance and added: "Both leaders reaffirmed their strong commitment to compelling Nor...

Former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq left Emirates to Cairo Former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq left Emirates to Cairo

Shafiq, a career air force officer who served as the last prime minister under ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak, flew to Cairo from the Emirates on Saturday, ending almost five years of exile in the Gulf Arab nation. He ran in Egypt's first free electio...

Here's How Much The Mueller Investigation Has Reportedly Cost So Far Here's How Much The Mueller Investigation Has Reportedly Cost So Far

Strzok's attorney refused to comment on the publication. Justice Department spokeswoman Sara Isgur Flores said in an email that "we disagree with the chairman's characterization and will continue to work with congressional committees to provide the...

Paul Pogba sees red over Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny reaction to dismissal Paul Pogba sees red over Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny reaction to dismissal

De Gea admitted it's been a tough week but the positive results have given the team plenty of confidence, heading into an important double-header at Old Trafford against CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League and leaders Manchester City in the P...

Garrison Keillor Jokes About Improper Behavior Allegations: 'All My Heroes Got Fired' Garrison Keillor Jokes About Improper Behavior Allegations: 'All My Heroes Got Fired'

The Post had syndicated Keillor's column after his retirement from " A Prairie Home Companion ". "She recoiled. I apologized", the statement reads. "I sent her an email of apology later, and she replied that she had forgiven me and not to think...

Chiefs Jets Week 13 score, highlights Chiefs Jets Week 13 score, highlights

Still it wasn't enough. Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill caught 6-of-9 targets for 185 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Chiefs' 38-31 loss to the New York Jets . They changed their offensive playcaller from coach Andy Reid to coordi...

'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games 'Grave provocation': North Korea condemns air-war games

A natural quake of magnitude 2.5 was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, Seoul's weather agency said. "I think we're really running out of time". The fifth-generation, single-seat,...

Ahead Of Gujarat polls, a drubbing for Congress in Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Ahead Of Gujarat polls, a drubbing for Congress in Rahul Gandhi's Amethi

Pradhanmantriji-chautha sawaal (as he directed his fourth query at Modi on Gujarat's condition). Students have suffered due to rising cost of education in Gujarat , Rahul Gandhi said adding, "How will the dream of New India be realised?" Without...

Dogs are more intelligent than cats, neuron-counting study concludes Dogs are more intelligent than cats, neuron-counting study concludes

But Herculano Houzel hopes her research at Vanderbilt will inspire some animal behavioral psychologists to take up the challenge. Who's smarter, your dog or your cat? The latest research from a Vanderbilt University neuroscientist has some po...

European Union summit: 'Leaders need to examine Libya slave trade root causes' European Union summit: 'Leaders need to examine Libya slave trade root causes'

The EU is Africa's main partner and they are working together to tackle the common challenges of today - from investing in the youth, fostering sustainable development and strengthening peace and security to boosting investment in Africa, good govern...

Vermont woman held for 'testing ricin on fellow care home residents' Vermont woman held for 'testing ricin on fellow care home residents'

Miller, 70, made her first appearance in federal court on Friday. First responders were called to the senior living facility in the town of Shelburne on Tuesday for possible ricin exposure. Ms. Miller indicated in her interview with law enforce...

Arab media: 12 Iranians killed in 'Israeli strike' in Syria Arab media: 12 Iranians killed in 'Israeli strike' in Syria

As we've noted before, the BBC report was dubiously sourced to "a Western intelligence source" and the story was quickly utilized by Israeli leaders to ratchet up rhetoric in preparing its case before the global community for further attacks on the s...

Germany's SPD's Schulz Says He Hasn't Given Green Light for Coalition Germany's SPD's Schulz Says He Hasn't Given Green Light for Coalition

Steinmeier, a former SPD lawmaker and foreign minister, will host a meeting at 1900 GMT on Thursday between Merkel, her Bavarian conservative ally Horst Seehofer and Schulz as part of his efforts to facilitate the formation of a stable government.

Trump Trump "very happy" after Flynn plea: "There's been absolutely no collusion".

Trump tweeted about Flynn later in the day, recalling his firing after it was revealed he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Kislyak. "I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI", Trum...

Houthi Leader Says Saleh Supporters' Behavior 'Unjustifiable', Urges Wisdom Houthi Leader Says Saleh Supporters' Behavior 'Unjustifiable', Urges Wisdom

The Houthis accused Saleh of betrayal, and vowed to keep up the fight against the Saudi-led coalition. "Our country is under aggression and the Houthis are the cause of this aggression due to their practices", he said. It also called on supporters,...

Trump, Democrats Cast Preemptive Shutdown Blame Trump, Democrats Cast Preemptive Shutdown Blame

In a speech to supporters in St Charles Missouri on Wednesday Mr Trump said he would not "name names" as he spoke at length about how other countries had attracted United States investment at the expense of America. He added: "If it happens, it's g...

First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming First (and last) supermoon of 2017 is coming

When this happened past year, the moon appeared up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than normal. This happens at the time of the month when both the sun and the moon line up with the earth between them. You'll want at least a light jacket...

SCO Summit: Sushma Swaraj attends dinner hosted by Russian PM SCO Summit: Sushma Swaraj attends dinner hosted by Russian PM

The meeting is mandated to focus on the strategy, prospects and priorities for SCO's developmental cooperation. In June, India and Pakistan had become full-fledged members of the SCO. Last week, Raveesh Kumar had said Swaraj will have bilateral mee...

Uttar Pradesh, Delhi topped crime list in 2016, says NCRB Uttar Pradesh, Delhi topped crime list in 2016, says NCRB

Bihar (14%) and Rajasthan (12.6%) followed. The state also ranked second in economic offences and cyber crime . This alone increased the total number of violent crimes in 2016 as compared to previous year, by 0.8%. The national capital is followed...

Kenneth Franklin Shinzato Sentenced to Life for Japan Rape, Murder Kenneth Franklin Shinzato Sentenced to Life for Japan Rape, Murder

Shinzato pleaded guilty to rape resulting in death and abandoning the body but did not plead guilty to murder. A panel in Naha District Court handed down the sentence to Shinzato, with Judge Toshihiro Shibata saying there was no room for leniency...

Israel hits Hamas posts after Gaza mortar fire Israel hits Hamas posts after Gaza mortar fire

A month ago, Israeli forces demolished a tunnel from the Gaza Strip to Israel, killing at least 12 Palestinian militants in the process. Seven Palestinians were killed in the initial attack, and Israel later said it had recovered the bodies of five m...

Temperatures cool for end of week Temperatures cool for end of week

A ridge in the upper levels of the atmosphere builds across the East starting Monday . Rain and thunderstorms are likely on Monday and Tuesday . WEDNESDAY: A few rain showers mixed with snow will be possible on Wednesday , with a chilly high...

Yugoslavian war criminal 'takes poison' to end hearing at United Nations court Yugoslavian war criminal 'takes poison' to end hearing at United Nations court

The 72-year-old tilted back his head and took a swing from a flask or glass as the judge read out that his 20-year prison sentence had been upheld. The tribunal, which last week convicted former Bosnian Serb military chief General Ratko Mladic of ...

Paul Manafort's Chinatown apartment is part of his $11.7M bail deal Paul Manafort's Chinatown apartment is part of his $11.7M bail deal

According to court papers filed on Thursday , special counsel Robert Mueller's team has agreed that if Manafort posts the four properties - two in NY, one in Florida, and one in Virginia - it would be enough to ensure he doesn't flee the country or ...

Everybody should respect Supreme Court's verdict, Salman Khan on Padmavati Everybody should respect Supreme Court's verdict, Salman Khan on Padmavati

The panel gave him two weeks' time to submit a written reply. The 30-member panel comprised actor-turned-MPs like Hema Malini (BJP), Raj Babbar (Congress) and Paresh Rawal (BJP). He also pointed out at the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Inform...

Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn

The disgraced Flynn - who was sacked for covering up his interactions last December with Sergei Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to the United States - pleaded guilty to charges filed by Mueller that Flynn lied to the Federal Bureau of Investi...

Tepid reaction to EPA biofuel numbers Tepid reaction to EPA biofuel numbers

Ethanol was maintained at its 15 billion gallon cap. Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor - "The EPA's on-time announcement upholds the statutory targets for conventional biofuels, which will provide much-needed certainty for hard-pressed rural communiti...

Taliban Disguised In Burqas Attack Agriculture College Campus In Peshawar Taliban Disguised In Burqas Attack Agriculture College Campus In Peshawar

He said six students, a security guard and two civilians were killed in the attack . The gunmen also were killed, the BBC reported . Another three people died at Khyber Teaching Hospital and 17 wounded were there, director Nekdad Afridi said.

Croatia Manager Zlatko Dalic Wary Of Nigeria Threat — FIFA WC Croatia Manager Zlatko Dalic Wary Of Nigeria Threat — FIFA WC

They have fast players. Nigeria's plan in qualifying from the Group next year could seek to imitate the plan from 2014. Unfortunately, Nigeria has lost all her previous games against Argentina the other teams in Group D with Nigeria are...

Crisis Management: Top US, Chinese Generals Talk North Korea After Missile Test Crisis Management: Top US, Chinese Generals Talk North Korea After Missile Test

His comments come in response to Washington's statement on the need to cut ties with North Korea. The United States is battling to maintain global solidarity in the face of North Korea's nuclear threat after Russian Federation warned that sanctions...

UP civic polls: BSP's gains signal possible structural change in voting pattern UP civic polls: BSP's gains signal possible structural change in voting pattern

BJP's mayor candidates have won in Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Ghaziabad , Bareilly, Agra, Firozabad, Ayodhya, Mathura, Lucknow , Kanpur, Saharanpur, Jhansi, Bareilly and Moradabad and the BSP has won in Aligarh and Meerut. In Jais, BJP candidate Mahesh...

Modi rakes up Indira Gandhi's Morbi visit to attack Congress Modi rakes up Indira Gandhi's Morbi visit to attack Congress

Reacting to this, the Congress , in a hurriedly conducted press conference, said that the Modi-led BJP was scared of the outcome of the Gujarat Assembly elections and was thus resorting to cheap politics. Amid reports that his rallies across Gujar...

Waymo Trial Delayed Again With Sharp Words for Uber From Judge Waymo Trial Delayed Again With Sharp Words for Uber From Judge

Several states, including Missouri, Massachusetts and NY, have opened investigations, and the city of Chicago sued Uber on Monday for failing to notify affected residents. This trial at the start had been scheduled to commence December 4. Waymo said ...

Microsoft adds SAP as strategic ally in cloud war against Amazon Microsoft adds SAP as strategic ally in cloud war against Amazon

As leaders in enterprise software, SAP and Microsoft are aligning closely to provide customers with the safe and trusted path to digital transformation. Last year, that market was said to be worth US$22.16 billion, with Amazon Web Services taki...

Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl from Onslow County Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl from Onslow County

On Tuesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued an official missing person poster for the girl, Mariah Woods. A person wearing a protective suit was also seen searching under the home. Authorities are urging the public to come forward with any...

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