Wednesday December 13-th, 2017

Second part of ancient Egyptian statue lifted from site Second part of ancient Egyptian statue lifted from site

The joint Egyptian-German expedition also found the upper part of a life-sized limestone statue of Pharaoh Seti II , Ramses II's grandson, that is 80 centimeters long. Egypt is packed with ancient treasures, many of which still remain buried. Eight ...

Landslide at Ethiopia landfill kills 46 Landslide at Ethiopia landfill kills 46

The resumption of garbage dumping at the site in recent months likely caused the landslide, Assefa said. The African Union, headquartered in the capital, called on residents to remain calm as people are being retrieved from the dump. Numerous landf...

'Unprecedented suffering' for Syrian children in 2016 'Unprecedented suffering' for Syrian children in 2016

According to estimates, over 2.3 million children are now living as refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq. UNICEF says schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks and homes across Syria are unsafe for children because they frequently come...

Investigation into event linked to French candidate Macron Investigation into event linked to French candidate Macron

Since 2012, Mr Fillon has received clothing worth almost $73,300 furnished by jet-set French tailor Arnys, the weekly Journal du Dimanche said in a report. Marie Fillon told a hearing last month that she transferred up to 70 percent of her net sala...

European Court rules employers can ban headscarves, political and religious garments European Court rules employers can ban headscarves, political and religious garments

But the ban must be based on internal company rules requiring all employees to "dress neutrally ", the European Court of Justice (ECJ) said . The Belgian Court of Cassation sought clarification from the ECJ over the European Union directive on eq...

UK MPs vote down Brexit amendments UK MPs vote down Brexit amendments

The House of Lords has added two amendments to May's Bill, one guaranteeing the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, the other for politicians to be given a meaningful vote on a final Brexit deal. However, ITV News' political ed...

Major winter storm expected to dump 25cm of snow on Toronto Major winter storm expected to dump 25cm of snow on Toronto

More disruptions in Ontario were expected with Environment Canada forecasting a further 5 centimeters (2 inches) to 10 centimeters (4 inches) of snow during the day. However, some areas across southwestern Ontario are forecasted to see 30 cm of snow....

State of emergency in effect for NY State of emergency in effect for NY

But not in northern NY. Manhattan is expected to get more than a foot of snow, which would be the biggest March storm in the city since 1888. He says there are now no plans to cut underground Metropolitan Transportation Authority service, though he...

Northern and Merseyrail staff join Southern rail strike Northern and Merseyrail staff join Southern rail strike

The 2,000 workers are on strike in separate disputes over staffing, causing travel misery for passengers. Discussions between the union, RMT and Northern Rail have temporarily broken down, with a key issue being around guards. The union claims disa...

Muhammad Ali's son 'angry' after being questioned again at an airport Muhammad Ali's son 'angry' after being questioned again at an airport

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who happened to be on the same flight, was sitting in the gate area when Ali's attorney Chris Mancini approached her and explained what happened. The incident took place almost a month after Ali and his mother, Kh...

Profar extends World Baseball Classic hitting streak in win Profar extends World Baseball Classic hitting streak in win

Hitting fourth in front of Gregorius, Balentien had a two-run single in the third inning and a run-scoring single the in fourth. It started out as a feel-good story last week when Team Israel - the 41st-ranked baseball team in the world with its Me...

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to be released -lawyer Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to be released -lawyer

According to judicial sources, Mubarak will be released as his sentence in the presidential palaces case is considered already served due to the time he spent in pre-trial detention. In January 2016, the appeals court upheld a three-year prison sente...

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 in the last week of March

Jeremy Corbyn will lead a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament on Monday (13 March) in bid to get MPs to vote in favour of unilaterally guaranteeing the residency rights of the more than three million European Union nationals in the UK.

Sean Spicer Walks Into a Genius Bar Sean Spicer Walks Into a Genius Bar

Trump has given to charity in the seven years leading up to 2016. Ms Chauhan said she had been at the forefront of criticism since posting the video. In a subsequent fact-check , the Washington Post cited White House sources who said that the ...

Defence spending by European NATO allies inches up in 2016 Defence spending by European NATO allies inches up in 2016

After the fall of the Soviet Union, NATO allies cut defence spending only to find themselves caught out by Russia's intervention in Ukraine and its 2014 annexation of Crimea. He said politicians prefer to spend on education, health and infrastructure...

Chinese president to meet with Trump

Trump has since reassured President Xi that he will honor the " one China " policy. Axios , which first broke the news, cited officials familiar with the planning as saying that the summit will be a "working session" with no golfing planned.

Violence against Syria's children 'at its worst' in 2016 Violence against Syria's children 'at its worst' in 2016

More than 2.3 million child refugees now live in neighbouring countries Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Egypt. Inside Syria and across its borders, coping mechanisms are eroding, and families are taking extreme measures just to survive, often pus...

PM Najib warns North Korea to ensure 9 Malaysians' safety

Malaysian authorities used fingerprint data of Kim Jong Nam that they received from Japan to identify the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korean's dictator Kim Jong Un, according to a report. On Tuesday, North Korea blocked all Malaysi...

House in Upstate New York is Completely Covered in Ice House in Upstate New York is Completely Covered in Ice

Chilling photos: The lakeside holiday home of photographer John Kucko was left looking like a badly iced cake on Sunday by frozen lake spray. "We had violent winds here the last five days", Kucko told CNN . If you look closely enough, the house ...

Ethiopian landslide kills 15, dozens more missing Ethiopian landslide kills 15, dozens more missing

The new waste disposal center is expected to collect waste from more than 3.5 million residents of Addis Ababa and about 200,000 residents of Oromia Zone. Many of them had been scavenging items to make a living, but others were people who lived there...

Netanyahu, Greenblatt Meet in Jerusalem, 'Hope for Great Things Together' Netanyahu, Greenblatt Meet in Jerusalem, 'Hope for Great Things Together'

Spokesman Nabil Abu Rdeneh said Abbas received "a very important call" from Trump in which he was invited to the White House, and that he would attend "very soon". will accept in terms of where and how much Israel can build. Palestinians criticised...

BJP's Tsu'NaMo' in UP Shatters Rahul, Akhilesh BJP's Tsu'NaMo' in UP Shatters Rahul, Akhilesh

Earlier in the day, Modi had also made a congratulatory call to Captain Amarinder Singh of Punjab, where the Congress is poised to make a landslide return, beating the Akali Dal-BJP combine. Talks of a "dominant" leader have already begun within th...

Federal Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Texas Congressional District Lines Federal Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Texas Congressional District Lines

In a 2-1 decision, the judges determined the state legislature used race as the driving factor when drawing up the gerrymandered districts. Texas Democrats called the ruling a victory for voting rights. Conversely, rulings like this feed the noti...

Paul Ryan's Plan Could Force 15 Million to Lose Health Coverage Paul Ryan's Plan Could Force 15 Million to Lose Health Coverage

Cohn also appeared to hedge against the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office report to be released as early as Monday. "Estimates could be higher, but it is unlikely they will be significantly lower". Experts say the estimate was off in part b...

SCANDAL: Hillary Clinton Advisers Probably Met With Russian Ambassador During 2016 Election SCANDAL: Hillary Clinton Advisers Probably Met With Russian Ambassador During 2016 Election

Peskov, who denies Russia meddled in the 2016 USA election, suggested that Kislyak was simply doing his job when he met with Trump allies including now Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced to recuse himself from all Justice Department Russi...

Hokies to face Wisconsin in NCAA Tournament Hokies to face Wisconsin in NCAA Tournament

Happ struggled to convert layups all night, registering 14 points on just 6-of-16 shooting and failed to earn even a single trip to the free-throw line. For comparison's sake, Badgers guard Bronson Koenig has played 63 minutes this week to MI seni...

Obama's Half-Brother Tweets Image of Debunked Kenya Birth Certificate Obama's Half-Brother Tweets Image of Debunked Kenya Birth Certificate

It is likely that with the tweet, the subject will be picked up again in the fractured world of United States politics, where right-wing opponents and conspiracy theorists of the former president have long claimed he was not born in the US.

Bickering resurfaces in SP after poll loss in UP Bickering resurfaces in SP after poll loss in UP

Akhilesh tried to encourage crestfallen party workers, saying the SP is not a party but an ideology, and that "our struggle will continue". Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance has been decimated in Uttar Pradesh assembly Polls. Roaring in the voice o...

Death toll of Damascus blasts rises to 74: SOHR Death toll of Damascus blasts rises to 74: SOHR

The cemetery is one of Syria's most ancient and is where many prominent religious figured were buried. Syrian authorities and monitors cited conflicting reports about the cause of the blasts. Security forces have cordoned off the area and ambulance...

Missing Woman's Vehicle Pulled From Missouri River, Female Body Found Missing Woman's Vehicle Pulled From Missouri River, Female Body Found

A body found inside a auto pulled from the Missouri River alongside Platte Landing Park on Friday evening is that of a 20-year-old Wichita woman missing since January 15, The Kansas City Star has learned. He issued her a warning and that watche...

Whitefish Bay's Jewish Community Center evacuated after threat Whitefish Bay's Jewish Community Center evacuated after threat

Museums, houses of worship, advocacy groups and cemeteries have been targets of bomb threats and vandalism. More than 130 threats have been made in the US alone since January. He directed the New York State Police to work with federal and local law...

Police issue warning after girl goes missing when idling vehicle stolen

Suspect is still outstanding, no description yet. "She's okay", Dhillon said, but paramedics will attend to check up on her just in case. Ranbir Dhillon during a press conference Friday morning. "She was still inside". It's running, she's inside. ...

Driver Plows Into Pedestrians, Dozens Of Fatalities Reported Driver Plows Into Pedestrians, Dozens Of Fatalities Reported

The bus then tried to flee the scene, barreling into a group of musicians, killing over a dozen. The musicians were performing in a rara parade, a Haitian tradition popular in the days leading up to Easter, in which musicians and their audience f...

Children hilariously interrupt live BBC interview Children hilariously interrupt live BBC interview

Kelly could not be reached immediately for comment. He earned his bachelors degree in political science from the University of Miami and completed his PhD at Ohio State. If you scrolled through any social media or even switched on the telly yesterd...

Iraqi forces recapture 'over a third' of west Mosul

The JOC also said forces from the Rapid Response Division, another special forces unit, and the federal police were also attacking the Bab al-Toub area on the edge of Mosul's Old City. "Mosul's liberation is increasingly in sight albeit with increasi...

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