Wednesday December 13-th, 2017

Tropical Wave to Affect Windward Islands Tropical Wave to Affect Windward Islands

Monday morning, the system was located about 1,100 miles southeast of the islands, moving west, northwestward at 15 to 20 mph, National Hurricane Center forecasters said . Unnamed Tropical Depression Eight also flooded North Carolina in late August....

Amit Shah lashes out at Pakistan for terror activities in India Amit Shah lashes out at Pakistan for terror activities in India

Addressing the BJP's national council meeting in Calicut, Shah said India is committed to give a befitting reply to Pakistan sponsored terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he feels a sense of pride when he hears praise for ...

Two policemen injured in Budapest explosion Two policemen injured in Budapest explosion

The police are offering 10 million forints ($37,000) for any information that leads to the arrest of the perpetrator. Both the officers needed surgery, with a female officer in a critical condition on Sunday and her male colleague stable.

Use of Alibis Not Going to Work: India on Sharif's Uri Remarks

Modi said there were 17 attempts by fidayeen attackers sent by the neighbouring country which have been defeated by the courageous Indian soldiers who have neutralised over 110 terrorists which is the highest in recent years. He said people of Paki...

Netanyahu, Obama at Likely Last Meeting

It was also expected to be their last meeting before Obama steps down from the United States presidency. Hours before his meeting with President Obama, Turkish officials shot and slightly wounded an attacker armed with a knife who tried to enter the ...

School Bus Crash at Denver International Airport Claims Life of Bus Driver

Officials say the three coaches remain hospitalized with serious injuries. The Legacy High School varsity football team will indeed play its homecoming game Friday against Prairie View. They were treated and later released. Three school buses were ...

Gabon court upholds Ali Bongo's election win Gabon court upholds Ali Bongo's election win

Incumbent President Ali Bongo, the son of late ruler Omar Bongo, was declared the victor of the August 27 election by a margin of fewer than 6,000 votes. But the government has warned Ping he will be held responsible if fresh violence breaks out, and...

North Korea vows in UN speech to strengthen nuclear forces

Russian Federation is also opposed to THAAD deployment and on Friday its foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, told the United Nations General Assembly it was wrong of the United States to use the threat of an attack by North Korea to deploy the system....

Russian troops arrive in Pakistan for joint exercises: army Russian troops arrive in Pakistan for joint exercises: army

Cherat lies 34 miles south-east from Peshawar. Media reports from Islamabad had said the exercises would take place at the military school in Rattu, which is in Gilgit-Baltistan. Reports say that 250 soldiers of the Kumaon Regiment are represen...

Canelo Alvarez Knocks Out Liam Smith in 9th Round

He is the lineal middleweight champion and that fight would be the biggest in boxing. "I'm coming to fight Canelo, and you're going to be in for a massive shock". "I hit him with some jabs and some right hands, but to be more competitive I needed b...

Charlotte Stays Largely Peaceful During 3rd Night Of Protest

Keith's wife alternately begs the officers not to shoot Scott and yells at her husband directly to not let the officers break open the auto windows. When asked if the video of the shooting being released would ease tensions, Bamberg said proteste...

Dunford: No doubt Russia is responsible for aid convoy hit

It has never happened before, so why to happen now, either by the Russians or the Syrians? Thursday's meeting of the International Syria Support Group comes after the two blamed each other for spoiling the country's cease-fire that they had agreed ...

'What's happening now is annihilation': Airstrikes pound rebels in Aleppo

In Damascus, the seat of Assad's power, where life goes on almost as normal and the six-year-war feels like a distant inconvenience, many cling to his rule, fearing the alternative. The United States and Russian Federation have failed to agree on how...

North Korea accuses US of provoking atomic war North Korea accuses US of provoking atomic war

The Clinton administration actually tried to launch surgical strikes against North Korea's nuclear facility in Yongbyon during the first North Korean nuclear crisis from 1993 to 1994. USA presidential candidates have mentioned that the "usage of mili...

Stock Mover In Focus: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Breaking those down we see that the ratings are as follows: 5 Strong Buy, 1 Rated Buy, 9 Rated Hold and 0 Rated Sell. OXY's value Change from Open was at -0.99% with a Gap of 0.70%. This represents a $3.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a divide...

Toddler rescued after spending 72 hours in Siberian woods Toddler rescued after spending 72 hours in Siberian woods

He was finally located on Wednesday morning about two miles away from his home, exhausted and showing signs of hypothermia, but otherwise in good health. He ate chocolate he had in his pocket, took shelter and slept under a tree. Kara-Ool jokingly ...

Hanjin Shipping vessels get permission to unload in Germany

South Korea's second-biggest container line has been approached by financial institutions that have funded Hanjin's vessel purchases, for a likely sale of mostly container ships, the people said, asking not to be identified, as the talks are private....

Twitter surges on report it's said to be closer to sale Twitter surges on report it's said to be closer to sale

Another day, another Twitter acquisition report . Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion purchase in June of LinkedIn sparked new conjecture on likely candidates for Twitter . Only this time, there might actually be some teeth behind the talk that Twit...

Bombing suspect's father contacted the feds in 2014 Bombing suspect's father contacted the feds in 2014

The other bomb left in Manhattan didn't explode. But in Wednesday's poster it said agents are "interested in speaking to these individuals and recovering the luggage". David Patton, the head of the federal public defenders office in NY, asked on ...

School officials in four Canadian provinces respond differently to bomb threats School officials in four Canadian provinces respond differently to bomb threats

Nunavut RCMP said they received a threat at 9:00 a.m., September 22, that bombs had been placed in schools in all three regions of the territory. The evacuation order came shortly after two Nova Scotia Community College campuses were evacuated afte...

Former Cuomo Aide Joseph Percoco Among Nine Facing Public Corruption Charges

The instrument for doing this was the Fort Schuyler Management Company-an offshoot of SUNY Polytechnic, an arm of the governor's under-performing START-UP NY program and a handler of construction contracts in the Buffalo Billion initiative.

EU Leaders Meet In Bratislava To Chart Future Of Bloc EU Leaders Meet In Bratislava To Chart Future Of Bloc

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) - In a centuries-old castle in the middle of their fractious continent, European Union leaders on Friday anxiously sought to forge a sense of common objective in the face of the planned departure of Britain and fundamental...

Buhari meets Obama in NY Buhari meets Obama in NY

Buhari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina , said the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, will soon come out with wide-ranging business environment...

Obama tells Netanyahu of United States concern on settlements

Before their meeting, Obama and Netanyahu reaffirmed the strong alliances between United States and Israel, and hailed the massive deal on USA military assistance to Israel signed last week. Obama has little to show for his two efforts - one spearhea...

The war in Colombia is over, Santos tells UN

Recurrently, the issue of peace in the South American nation was heard in the interventions of the first day of the general debate of the Assembly at its 71st Session Period. As a war-hardened veteran of Colombia's FARC guerrillas, Roberto Méndez...

Clinton, Trump decry latest police shootings of black men Clinton, Trump decry latest police shootings of black men

Asked in January if he could imagine Trump delivering a State of the Union address, Obama quipped, "Well, I can imagine it - in a 'Saturday Night [Live]' skit". "That man went to the vehicle", Trump said. "If you are a dancing and sliding and gliding...

Israel, Palestinians clash over settlements at UN Israel, Palestinians clash over settlements at UN

AJC Chief Executive Officer Director David Harris noted the striking contrast between the prime minister's remarks and those of President Abbas, who addressed the General Assembly shortly before the Israeli leader. The issue of settlements in the Wes...

Victim begged mall stabber not to kill him Victim begged mall stabber not to kill him

Adan was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer. Adan allegedly attacked shoppers at a mall, where police said he asked at least one victim whether they were Muslim before stabbing them, and made "some reference to Allah". "It's going to be ...

Rodrigo Duterte showers European Union with expletives over drug war criticism

I repeat it, fuck you, ' Duterte claimed. "While the immediate cause was my strong comments to certain press questions that elicited concern and distress, we also regret it came across as a personal attack on the US President", he said. He spoke in...

NYC mayor: Bombings 'an act of terror'

It was found around 9:30 p.m.in a wastebasket outside a neighborhood pub, about 500 feet from a train trestle. Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said, "That's a step up in sophistication from what we saw here in Boston". Nine persons wer...

Top South African universities close after violent protests

The October 2015 protests renewed hope for an overhaul of South Africa's tertiary education system to be inclusive and encompassing. Violent protests a year ago forced President Jacob Zuma to freeze fees for 2016, but universities said doing that a...

Palestinian stabs Israeli officer amid new surge in violence

Israeli police on Monday opened fire and critically injured a Palestinian outside Jerusalem's Herod's Gate after he allegedly stabbed and injured two police officers, according to local sources and Israeli police. Israel says anti-Israeli incitement ...

India accuses Pakistan of cease-fire violation in Kashmir

Notedly, a section of security establishment is in favour of launching surgical strikes against Pakistan to destroy terror camps operating in Pakistan-held Kashmir . Relations between the nuclear-armed neighbours have been on edge since a New-Year...

US Lifts Myanmar Economic Sanctions

USA economic trade sanctions on the once-isolated Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar are being eased to support the country's transition toward democracy and a market economy. The military and associates who profited under junta rule still have huge s...

Search for suspects in shooting that put Marine near death Search for suspects in shooting that put Marine near death

According to Los Angeles police, Segovia was shot once in the head near 31st Street and Western Avenue at around 11:30 p.m. Friday. "At this point, it's absolutely a mystery", LAPD Capt. "My son did not sign into the Marines to give up", said his...

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