Wednesday December 13-th, 2017

Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

Most North Korean missiles use liquid propellant, which generally must be added to the missile on the launch pad before firing. A North Korean flag, center, is displayed during 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Division II Group A gam...

Marshawn Lynch will eventually sign with Raiders Marshawn Lynch will eventually sign with Raiders

The 30-year-old running back visited the Raiders on Wednesday and informed the team he wants to come back and play in his hometown of Oakland. At the owners meeting last week, Coach Pete Carroll said Lynch had also visited the Seahawks but had n...

Boy or Girl? April the Giraffe 'Pushing Contractions,' Gender Reveal Gets Closer Boy or Girl? April the Giraffe 'Pushing Contractions,' Gender Reveal Gets Closer

Wednesday. Despite no big news, April continues to show signs that her baby is on the way. But the weekend came and went, and thousands of people tuned into the park's giraffe cam , but the baby did not make its much ballyhooed entrance.

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

The Federal Reserve's monetary policymakers were divided as to whether to increase the pace of raising interest rates, according to minutes from their latest meeting. But the market reversed course after the Fed minutes. Since then, the US econom...

Suit Accusing Trump Of Inciting Rally Violence Gets Green Light From Judge Suit Accusing Trump Of Inciting Rally Violence Gets Green Light From Judge

Kashiya Nwanguma, Molly Shah and Henry Brousseau attended the March 1, 2016, Louisville rally for the objective of "peacefully protesting Trump", the ruling says . While US District Judge David Hale ruled out the notion that the attackers were Tru...

Poland: Russian air controllers contributed to 2010 crash Poland: Russian air controllers contributed to 2010 crash

Polish prosecutors on Monday said they would charge Russian air controllers with having deliberately caused the 2010 Polish presidential jet crash in Russia that killed 96 people, a theory the Kremlin immediately denied. Poland opened a new investi...

Meghan Markle's estranged half-sister is writing a tell-all book about her Meghan Markle's estranged half-sister is writing a tell-all book about her

Harry had reportedly introduced his girlfriend to Prince Charles. They continued that the sisters' contact through the years has been very limited, and that Meghan has been nothing but kind to her. Harry has also introduced Meghan to his sister-in la...

Urban myth proves true: Grammar vigilante is fixing UK signs Urban myth proves true: Grammar vigilante is fixing UK signs

Revealing only that he is an engineer by day and a family man, the wordsmith warrior is an unlikely superhero - admitting to the BBC that he does get extremely nervous, but remaining clear in his conviction that "it's more of a crime to have apostr...

Duterte sacks Interior Minister over corruption Duterte sacks Interior Minister over corruption

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said Cuy's designation to temporarily lead the DILG took effect immediately following the dismissal of Secretary Mike Sueno. More than 7,000 people have been killed in "summary executions" since Duterte began his...

Johri named first Gujarat woman DGP Johri named first Gujarat woman DGP

Johri is presently posted as managing director, Gujarat Police Housing Corporation in Gandhinagar . Pandey, an accused in the "encounter" in which four persons were killed, was made the "in-charge" DGP after his release on bail previous year.

Who is Fazlur Rahman Khan? Google Doodle celebrates his 88th birthday Who is Fazlur Rahman Khan? Google Doodle celebrates his 88th birthday

Plaza on DeWitt (formerly the DeWitt-Chestnut Apartment Building), 260 E. Chestnut St., in Chicago's Streetville neighborhood. Today, Google celebrates the birthday of Fazlur Rahman Khan, who was an architect and engineer with a doodle .

US Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening US Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening

The guidance was sent in a March 17 cable to all USA diplomatic missions to help American officials satisfy President Donald Trump's memorandum for enhanced vetting of visa applicants. The 17 March memo noted that applicants falling in one of the i...

US rejects Roman Polanski's no-jail return bid US rejects Roman Polanski's no-jail return bid

Resolving the case would allow the 83-year-old director to travel more freely and to return to the US. He sought an indication about his client's potential sentencing from the court, in order for Polanski to return to the country. California Superior...

White House says real story is about leaking, not Russia

In an amended disclosure filed Friday, Flynn lists a number of Russian-backed companies - including RT - and notes he received speaking fees. Flynn has given no explanation as to why there is a discrepancy between the two reports . After the meeting...

Egypt to transfer strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Egypt to transfer strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi

An Egyptian court on Sunday said its earlier ruling effectively validating a controversial maritime border pact with Saudi Arabia remained in place, further muddying an nearly yearlong dispute that had strained relations between the two countries.

What is the strange rocket button icon doing on Facebook? What is the strange rocket button icon doing on Facebook?

After launching its Stories feature last week, social media giant Facebook is now testing a second News Feed, which comes with a rocket-shaped icon. The update has been rolled out to iOS and Android, bringing features like an in-app camera, Facebo...

Israel activates latest missile defense system David's Sling Israel activates latest missile defense system David's Sling

And at the top are the Arrow 2 and Arrow 3 systems, which are meant to engage long-range ballistic missiles. A test of Israel's David's Sling missile defense system in November 2012. Hezbollah's large weapons stockpile includes medium- and ...

White House points finger at top Obama aide over Russian Federation investigation

In an interview on MSNBC's " Andrea Mitchell Reports ", Rice was asked to address allegations that she had used US intelligence for political purposes by unmasking certain names of Americans . Col. (Ret.) James Waurishuk, an NSC veteran and form...

JEE Main 2017: Last Minute Mistakes to Avoid in the Exam JEE Main 2017: Last Minute Mistakes to Avoid in the Exam

The standard of the question paper was kept high by JEE. Physics & Chemistry papers were of moderate difficulty & can not be termed as too easy. Prof. Coaching experts feel that this year, the cut-off marks (out of 360) will be around 100-105 for...

Meghan Markle stars in Vanity Fair's Meghan Markle stars in Vanity Fair's "exceptional young leaders" project

High school classmate Charisse Tran, who attended Immaculate Heart middle and high school in Los Angeles with Markle, told PEOPLE that the humanitarian was someone you could could on, even back then. "Her behaviour is certainly not befitting of a R...

Company: Dakota Access pipeline on track to start this week Company: Dakota Access pipeline on track to start this week

In Lincoln County, South Dakota , the area wasn't fenced, and the incident happened Friday (March 17). A torch may have been used to create the hole, causing about $30,000 to $60,000 in damage, Brown said. "I've done a little digging and I absolut...

AIADMK factions vow to get poll symbol back AIADMK factions vow to get poll symbol back

The EC on Wednesday said that AIADMK's "two leaves" symbol would be frozen. O Panneerselvam, who was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu at the time, accused party chief Sasikala of forcing him to step down from the post to pave way for her to head th...

Tesla reports record deliveries of vehicles in 1st quarter

The deliveries exceed the average forecast of about 24,200 from three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg , and keeps the auto maker on track toward its projection of 47,000 to 50,000 cars in this year's first half. In addition to the numbers, Tesla al...

Palestinian fury after Israel backs new settlement

The outpost was announced in a bid to appease 40 settler families evicted from the West Bank settlement of Amona in February. A White House official on Thursday said Israel's decision to approve a new West Bank settlement did not amount to defi...

NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy

Almost 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of Trumps overall performance, and about the same percentage say the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. "Voters are in...

Piscotty agrees to $33.5 million, 6-year deal with Cardinals Piscotty agrees to $33.5 million, 6-year deal with Cardinals

Piscotty has only one year of service time, so an extension is preemptive, and would include all of his remaining control years - through 2022. "To be able to lock up our younger and talented players does mean a lot to our future". Louis in 2015 and ...

Missing PA Judge Found Safe Thursday Night

Kosik was taken to a local hospital, and U.S. Marshall Martin Payne said "We're hopeful he will have a full recovery". Pennsylvania State Police Captain Christopher Paris answers questions during a press conference about the disappearance of federa...

Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza Human Right Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

HRW said it wasn't convinced. Human rights workers are being blocked from accessing Gazan territories by Israel's military, according to a Human Rights Watch report published on Monday. The Israeli military attorney-general's office (MAG) stated th...

United Kingdom may never know why Khalid Masood attacked parliament

His name is believed to have changed to Adrian Elms during childhood before his conversion to Islam when he became known as Khalid Chowdhury and later Khalid Masood. The two women and four men were all arrested in the central England city of Birming...

EC refutes Kejriwal's allegations, calls it 'baseless' EC refutes Kejriwal's allegations, calls it 'baseless'

He said paper ballot should be used in Delhi's civic polls to guarantee transparency. The country's apex poll body quoted rules to state that "after the declaration of result only alternative avilable to verify the data of votes cast is to file an ...

After clash, extra forces deployed in Kashmir After clash, extra forces deployed in Kashmir

It has continued even after Army Chief Bipin Rawat warned the youth against interfering in anti-militancy operations and the state administration imposing Section 144 within three kilometre radius of the encounter site. They pelted stones on the cops...

Corruption Scandal: Former S/Korean President Park Geun-hye Jailed

Reportedly denying all criminal claims against her, Park could be forced to serve decades in prison if convicted - unless she is pardoned early like predecessors Roh Tae-woo and Chun Doo-hwan in the 1990s. The prosecutors are expected to hurry along ...

Ford opens research and engineering centre in Ottawa, hires BlackBerry employees Ford opens research and engineering centre in Ottawa, hires BlackBerry employees

Premier Kathleen Wynne vowed to fight for Ontario jobs after a roundtable meeting with members of the Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation Thursday. The Essex plant was a focus of Unifor's labor contract talks with Ford previous year. The...

Tillerson Says US, Turkey Face 'Difficult Options' for Syria Tillerson Says US, Turkey Face 'Difficult Options' for Syria

Tillerson said he and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu explored several ideas for the Raqqa operation, signalling no agreement. Still, the secretary of state declared there is "no space" between the two nations in their commitment to the...

Coroner: London attacker killed by gunshot wound to chest

A coroner's officer told the inquest that a post mortem on Masood was held on March 23 and the "provisional cause of death given at the time was a gunshot wound to the chest". Cochran, whose wife Melissa was taken to hospital after suffering a broken...

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