Sunday December 17-th, 2017

NTSB has yet to interview injured engineer in deadly crash

The NJ Transit portion of the Hoboken station remained closed on Friday, slowing the morning commute. The National Transportation Safety Board said Friday it could be a few days before investigators gain full access to the crash site due to a falle...

India inks Rafale deal India inks Rafale deal

The sources said the an inter-governmental agreement, which could not be signed during French President Francois Hollande's visit in January, is likely to be signed on Friday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and French Defence Minister Jean-Yves ...

After testy VP debate, Trump rebuffs claim he 'loves' Putin

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, an Illinois Republican who has refused to endorse Trump , told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Wednesday he would vote for Pence for president "in a heartbeat". Clinton, the first woman to be nominated for the presidency by a major US part...

Paisley Park visitors will see Prince's studio and mementoes

The Huffington Post reports that Prince's sister, Tyka Nelson was on Today with Al Roker touring Paisley Park in its latest incarnation as a museum . But Frank Wheaton, an attorney for Prince's half brother, Alfred Jackson, told The As...

Supreme Court rejects appeal under NC racial bias law Supreme Court rejects appeal under NC racial bias law

The Supreme Court has been without its standard nine members since Justice Antonin Scalia died in February. "In a city of self-inflicted wounds, this one is more unsafe and less defensible than most", Obama wrote of the vacancy in a Huffington Post...

Mira Road fake call centres could be tip of iceberg

The call centres were running a fake tax collection racket where they used to call American citizens and used to siphon off money from them. As per tentative estimates, the daily turnover from these fraudulent practices is pegged at a whopping Rs 1...

Indian Doctors Flown In To Meet UK Staff Shortages Indian Doctors Flown In To Meet UK Staff Shortages

Heath Secretary Jeremy Hunt is announcing a dramatic expansion of medical student places, as he speaks at the Conservative conference in Birmingham. He said medical schools in United Kingdom will be allowed to offer up to 1,500 extra training place...

After Protests, Polish Legislators Vote To Reject Abortion Ban After Protests, Polish Legislators Vote To Reject Abortion Ban

The right-wing Polish government has been under global and European pressure to not move forward with the new regulations, which would totally ban abortion - except in cases where the mother's life is in jeopardy - and raise the prison sentence for h...

Colombia's chief peace negotiator offers to resign Colombia's chief peace negotiator offers to resign

We count on the desire of all Colombians, with the majorities in Congress and we know that the President maintains his legal and constitutional powers to achieve peace. Sunday's referendum was decided by roughly 54,000 votes out of more than 13 mil...

Kelly Clarkson Talks Awkward First Encounter With President Obama On 'Seth Meyers' Kelly Clarkson Talks Awkward First Encounter With President Obama On 'Seth Meyers'

Kelly Clarkson playing "Celebrity Confessions" with Ellen DeGeneres. " Extra " special correspondent Hilaria Baldwin hung out with Kelly Clarkson at our H&M studios in NYC's Times Square, where she revealed she is working on a new album! She al...

UN's rights boss warns Russian Federation over Syria air strikes UN's rights boss warns Russian Federation over Syria air strikes

In a statement , state department spokesman john Kirby said: "The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russian Federation that were established to sustain the cessation of hostilities". White House spokesman ...

Why does Islamabad feel isolated, Pakistan's leader of opposition asks Sharif Why does Islamabad feel isolated, Pakistan's leader of opposition asks Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a National Security Committee meeting focusing on the internal and external security of the country said, "Pakistan does not cherish aggressive designs against any country or nation". He said an intensive diplom...

New Satellite Imagery Confirms Extensive Bombing Damage in Aleppo

Russia, which backs Syria's government, denies the charge. The images show mostly "formerly blasted and blown-up areas" during Syria's 5-and-1/2-year war "experiencing a great deal of additional damage", Bromley said. 25, 2016. "Not far from Alep...

US Sen. Kelly Ayotte Says She 'Misspoke' After Calling Trump Role Model

It's a far cry from the ad Ayotte released before the debate, "Inspiration", which featured her mother and daughter , and a sunny message of intergenerational female can-do. "Ayotte has tried to have it both ways all cycle with her tortured "support...

Indiana State Police's voter fraud probe spans 9 counties Indiana State Police's voter fraud probe spans 9 counties

Victims of voter registration fraud may not realize their information was altered until they go to vote and realize they are unable to do so. They will most likely have to cast a provisional ballot. That trooper has only formed an exploratory commi...

Supreme Court refuses to hear Alabama death case

Obama's plan was created to let roughly 4 million people - those who have lived illegally in the United States at least since 2010, have no criminal record and have children who are US citizens or lawful permanent residents - get into a program that ...

Russia denies drugging US diplomats Russia denies drugging US diplomats

It is not unknown for foreign tourists and businessmen to be drugged in Russian Federation, but the location in an upmarket hotel was unusual and there was no attempt to rob either of the U.S. But nearly all of the known complaints involving diplomat...

Blast kills three soldiers in Turkey Blast kills three soldiers in Turkey

Separately, six Turkish soldiers were killed and one was injured during fierce clashes with PKK militants at a checkpoint near a prison in the Uludere district of Sirnak Province. The PKK took up arms against the state in 1984, and more than 40,0...

Palestinian court orders local elections only in West Bank Palestinian court orders local elections only in West Bank

An overwhelming majority of Palestinians opposed the Palestinian Authority High Court's decision to suspend the municipal election, according to a Arab World for Research and Development (AWRAD) poll sampling 1,200 persons from the West Bank and Ga...

Trump says he 'brilliantly' used USA tax laws Trump says he 'brilliantly' used USA tax laws

Period", she said on Twitter . Trump has defied four decades of USA presidential campaign tradition by refusing to release his tax returns. He mocked Clinton over the weekend for coming down with pneumonia and even questioned her fidelity to her h...

Chief says armed man turned twice toward officers Chief says armed man turned twice toward officers

The next day, police fatally shot another man in South L.A., a Latino. A protest was expected Tuesday at a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission, the department's board of civilian overseers who now routinely face raucous demonstrators.

Judge orders temporary stay on Montreal's pit bull ban Judge orders temporary stay on Montreal's pit bull ban

Last week in Montreal legislation was passed banning pit bulls from being adopted in the region. Lawyers for the animal welfare agency also argued that cities do not have the power to euthanize dogs that are neither errant nor unsafe because of ...

Controversial law banning pit bulls in Montreal has be suspended Controversial law banning pit bulls in Montreal has be suspended

The decision to enact the measure came after a 55-year-old Montreal woman was bitten and killed by a dog in June. New details on a controversial law in Montreal . "I'm not willing to risk getting fines or my dog seized for not adhering to the la...

Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban

A senior member of the Montreal administration said that since January of 2015, pit bulls were involved in about half of the 362 dog bite cases in which the breed could be identified. Follow Amil on Twitter . City council voted in favour last w...

Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban

A senior member of the Montreal administration said that since January of 2015, pit bulls were involved in about half of the 362 dog bite cases in which the breed could be identified. Follow Amil on Twitter . City council voted in favour last w...

Against the Pit Bull Ban Against the Pit Bull Ban

Montreal city council voted 37-23 in favour of the bylaw September 27. Superior Court Justice Louis Gouin heard arguments for a temporary stay and then authorized the immediate suspension of the pit bull-related clauses until 5 p.m. He feels tha...

Montreal pit bull ban suspended Montreal pit bull ban suspended

Under the new bylaw , listed dogs will have to be muzzled and be fitted with a microchip. In fact, while police identified the dog involved in the fatal attack "by sight", there has been a significant argument as to which breed, if any, it actua...

Footballer Ched Evans arrives at court for rape trial Footballer Ched Evans arrives at court for rape trial

Earlier in the day, Evans walked into Cardiff Crown Court with partner Natasha Massey and was photographed by a large number of photographers waiting outside. "We say that it will be obvious that Ched Evans knew that McDonald was in the room". Medl...

UKIP leader Diane James 'to stand down'

Elected to the European Parliament in 2014 after achieving national prominence as second-placed candidate in the 2014 Eastleigh by-election, Ms James was the party's first woman leader and won the post by a wide margin after winning the backing of se...

Bill Clinton treads carefully on health care after slip

While acknowledging problems like rising drug costs, Hillary Clinton has largely embraced the healthcare law and criticized her Republican opponent, Donald TrumpDonald TrumpCarson: Trump didn't explain PTSD "correctly" How Tim Kaine can win the VP de...

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Condemning the militant attack on the two adjoining camps of BSF and Army in Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday terror and hatred can never succeed against the courage and resolve of our soldiers.

Clinton, Trump prepare for first debate Clinton, Trump prepare for first debate

Reines began playing the role of Trump soon after the party nominating conventions ended, according to a friend of his, who asked not to be identified in order to discuss an internal issue. The bar is higher for the Democratic candidate, given her ex...

Priest murdered by Islamist extremists to become a saint Priest murdered by Islamist extremists to become a saint

The French church where an elderly priest was murdered by Islamist extremists is due to re-open for the first time since the attack on 26 July. French soldiers stand guard near the scene of an attack in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy , in July...

US suspends contacts with Russia on Syria

The two powers will still continue discussions on the Iran nuclear deal, Ukraine and other non-Syria issues. "Rather, Russia and the Syrian regime have chosen to pursue a military course, inconsistent with the Cessation of Hostilities, as demonstra...

Margot Robbie Kills Us With Her Ivanka Trump Impression Margot Robbie Kills Us With Her Ivanka Trump Impression

Support Australians 4 Equality , a coalition of organisations working to deliver a winning campaign so we can legalize all love in this country and SAY "I DO" DOWN UNDER'. "It's a pleasure to be alive", McKinnon said at the start of the discussion...

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