North Korea sells paintings in violation of sanctions

The B-1B Lancer bombers will take part in the large scale exercise Wednesday. South Korea and the United States began five days of air combat drills on Monday, less than a week after Pyongyang tested an intercontinental ballistic missile it said ... More..

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Public invited to attend visitation for Mariah Woods
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Public invited to attend visitation for Mariah Woods

Authorities believe they have found the body of Mariah Woods , a 3-year-old eastern North Carolina girl missing for more than five days, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Saturday. "I love how the commu...More..

Magic Mountain safe, but Santa Clarita blaze burns 5000 acres
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Magic Mountain safe, but Santa Clarita blaze burns 5000 acres

The Rye Fire has already destroyed over 200 acres and shut down the busy Interstate 5 freeway. The Rye Fire was 5 percent contained Wednesday after it burned about 7,000 acres in Santa Clarita , authori...More..

All You Need To Know About 1st-phase Of Chabahar Port
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

All You Need To Know About 1st-phase Of Chabahar Port

Petersburg by the transport ministers of the three countries of Iran, India and Russian Federation. Meanwhile, the Gulf of Oman and the Chabahar port on the eastern shore of the Makran Sea as a strategic po...More..

Here's where Verizon store net neutrality protests are happening tomorrow
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Here's where Verizon store net neutrality protests are happening tomorrow

It is projected that only big businesses could afford this premium service while most families and individuals would not be able to afford premium service. Instead, Congress continues to turn a blind eye as the...More..

Organizer of Trump Jr.-Russian Lawyer Meeting to Testify Before US Congress
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Organizer of Trump Jr.-Russian Lawyer Meeting to Testify Before US Congress

Despite intense scrutiny of the campaign's ties to Russia, Trump Jr. and the other officials kept the meeting secret for more than a year until news of the gathering broke last July. Donald Trump Jr., the p...More..

Most US Airlines Set To Limit Use Of 'Smart Bags'
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Most US Airlines Set To Limit Use Of 'Smart Bags'

American Airlines spokeswoman Leslie Scott told the Chicago Tribune : 'We wanted to get out ahead of the holiday season given that it's one of the trendy gifts for travelers'. One company, Bluesmart , sai...More..

by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

The International Space Station has been colonised by mysterious strains of bacteria - including some bugs which appear to be thriving in the vacuum of space. They found that the types of bacteria are similar...More..

Lupe Valdez Is Running for Governor
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Lupe Valdez Is Running for Governor

If she wins her Democratic primary, it won't be the first time she and Governor Greg Abbott will have clashed. The 70-year-old Valdez is an Army veteran and was Texas' first openly gay female sheriff. Abbot...More..

Blue Angels flying to Myrtle Beach in 2018
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Blue Angels flying to Myrtle Beach in 2018

The Navy Blue Angels will soar at the 2019 show, on August 24 and 25. "We are thrilled to help bring an air show back to Myrtle Beach", said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of ...More..

Skirball Fire burns 150 acres near Getty Museum
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Skirball Fire burns 150 acres near Getty Museum

I-405 is a heavily traveled thoroughfare by both commuters and by freight haulers along its entire length and is the busiest and most congested freeway in the United States. Santa Ana winds and low humidity ...More..

Intercept: Trump Considering Building a Private CIA
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Intercept: Trump Considering Building a Private CIA

According to the publication, the proposal, thought up by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a former CIA officer, and pitched to the White House by Iran-Contra scandal star Oliver North, envisions the creati...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Bone fragment could belong to 'the real' Father Christmas

While carbon testing normally shows most saintly relics to be from later historic periods than typically alleged, professor Tom Higham, a director of the Oxford Relics Cluster at Keble College's Advanced Studie...More..

Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize

She was one of the leaders of the Black Art movement in the United Kingdom, and served as a curator to help give unknown artists more exposure. Lubaina Himid has won this year's £25,000 Turner Prize, with a r...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

China's budding coffee culture propels Starbucks, attracts rivals

Ma explained that Starbucks owes its success in the country to its focus on understanding Chinese people and the Chinese market, along with making its coffee with abstract ingredients like "heart", "love", an...More..

Democrats Reveal Whistle-Blower's Account of Flynn Business Deal
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Democrats Reveal Whistle-Blower's Account of Flynn Business Deal

The whistleblower, who has remained anonymous, provided his account to Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee. On Inauguration Day, according to the whistle-bl...More..

McFarland contradicted herself on knowledge of Flynn's contacts with Russians
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

McFarland contradicted herself on knowledge of Flynn's contacts with Russians

The email, obtained by The New York Times , sheds new light on McFarland's role in coordinating the transition team's attempts to convince Russia not to retaliate against the United States after President Ba...More..

Pak army chief chairs high-level meet over regional security
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Pak army chief chairs high-level meet over regional security

The Trump administration is sending mixed signals to its estranged ally, Dawn reported. The following month, US President Donald Trump threatened further cuts to assistance to Pakistan over allegations that t...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Pope urges respect for Jerusalem status quo

The Pope made comments to a group of visiting Palestinians involved in inter-religious dialogue with the Vatican. The pope said he was "profoundly concerned" about recent developments regarding Jerusalem, w...More..

Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown

Alabama Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne, a member of the House Armed Services Committee who has been negotiating with GOP leadership, told USA TODAY he was pushing for a separate bill because military funding was...More..

PC James Dixon: Tributes to officer killed in crash
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

PC James Dixon: Tributes to officer killed in crash

Tributes were also paid on the social media accounts of police forces across the country, while the Police Federation tweeted: "Tragic news - our thoughts and prayers are with PC Dixon's family, friends and col...More..

Arrested in Plot to Assassinate British PM
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Arrested in Plot to Assassinate British PM

Information about the suspected plot was first released by Andrew Parker, the head of Britain's domestic intelligence service, MI5. Officials said it was the 22nd foiled plot since March as hundreds of terr...More..

Senate Democrats - all women - call on Franken to resign
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Senate Democrats - all women - call on Franken to resign

Franken, a former "Saturday Night Live" performer who was a host on the now-defunct "Air America" radio network at the time, allegedly followed up by telling her it was his "right as an entertainer". Franken, i...More..

Donald Trump impeachment vote to be forced by Democratic congressman Al Green
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Donald Trump impeachment vote to be forced by Democratic congressman Al Green

Green is not the only member of Congress who has drafted articles of impeachment, but he would be the first to trigger a vote on them. Mr Green, who represents Texas's ninth congressional district, took to th...More..

Mostly sunny, high near 38 — TODAY'S FORECAST
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Mostly sunny, high near 38 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Saturday night , the low will be around 26 with mostly clear skies, according to the weather service. Thursday night , the low will be about 20, with a southwest wind of 3 to 5 miles per hour, according to t...More..

Nigerians return from Libya
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Nigerians return from Libya

Nigerians are among the nations with the highest number of undocumented migrants trying to make the treacherous crossing to Europe from Libya across the Mediterranean Sea. The African Union (AU) has agreed to e...More..

Putin says he will run for next term in 2018
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Putin says he will run for next term in 2018

Putin, who has effectively been in power since 2000, made the announcement at an auto factory in Nizny Novgorod, The AP reported. Putin, 65, has been in power either as president or prime minister since 2000 ...More..

Recount looms in too-close-to-call Atlanta mayor's race
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Recount looms in too-close-to-call Atlanta mayor's race

Meanwhile, Bottoms, 47, celebrated a victory alongside outgoing Mayor Kasim Reed - who backed her run - as she spoke to supporters. "I need you all to remember that black girl magic is real", she said to ch...More..

Atlanta mayor's race comes down to close call
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Atlanta mayor's race comes down to close call

Norwood cited an unofficial count in remarks before her supporters, and said while she was trailing her opponent Bottoms, she was waiting for further updates on the vote total later in the week. The runoff was ...More..

Quake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Quake hits Uttarakhand, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

Quake of Magnitude:5.5, Occurred on:06-12-2017, 20:49:54 IST, Lat:30.4 N & Long: 79.1 E, Depth: 30 Km, Region:Distt. According to initial reports, the epicentre of the natural disaster was Rudraprayag in Utta...More..

Korea Placed on EU Blacklist of 17 Tax Havens
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Korea Placed on EU Blacklist of 17 Tax Havens

Lucia, Samoa, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. EU finance commissioner Pierre Moscovici had called for countries to "rapidly adopt a European tax haven list" in light of the Panama Pap...More..

Lena Dunham says she warned Clinton team about working with 'rapist' Weinstein
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Lena Dunham says she warned Clinton team about working with 'rapist' Weinstein

J. Benza among them) who helped him maintain.a certain lifestyle. It also shows Weinstein called in favors among friends in the tabloid press, such as The National Enquirer , to run hit pieces on his potent...More..

BJP has completely put an end to the corruption: PM Modi
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

BJP has completely put an end to the corruption: PM Modi

Congress MP Kapil Sibal argued in SC yesterday to postpone the hearing on Shri Ram Mandir in Ayodhya till 2019. "Similarly, it's been said something is aave chhe, (referring slogan of the Congress Aave Chhe),...More..

Congress- BJP in a neck and neck race to finish line
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Congress- BJP in a neck and neck race to finish line

As per the poll, the BJP is likely to get 91-99 seats while the Congress may clinch 78-86 seats in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly. The Gujarat Assembly elections 2017 are headed for a photo finish, an opin...More..

Mueller investigation cost $6.7 million within first five months
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Mueller investigation cost $6.7 million within first five months

Deutsche Bank did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The Mueller investigation now wants the bank to detail any ties between those trades or other Russian financing as it seeks to identify a...More..

Here's How Much the Special Counsel Has Cost So Far
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Here's How Much the Special Counsel Has Cost So Far

Mueller reports to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed him, although the rule gives a special counsel broad discretion to run the investigation without regularly consulting with the department...More..

Malzahn agrees to 'broad outlines' of new deal with Auburn
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Malzahn agrees to 'broad outlines' of new deal with Auburn

CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd reports that Malzahn has will spurn Arkansas and stay at Auburn , agreeing to an extension with the Tigers. Georgia, which led 10-7 at halftime, was sixth in this week's CFP ran...More..

Son of slain Yemeni former President Saleh vows revenge
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Son of slain Yemeni former President Saleh vows revenge

The Saudi-led coalition was counting on him to give them an edge in the conflict, which has led to one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Yemen's capital Sana'a was quiet yesterday after five d...More..

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour

The visit is the first by the mayor of London to both South Asian rival countries in recent years. "As someone whose grandparents were born in India, and whose parents moved to London from Pakistan, I feel a ...More..

US Supreme Court Order Allows Third Trump Travel Ban to Take Effect
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

US Supreme Court Order Allows Third Trump Travel Ban to Take Effect

Seven of the nine judges lifted restrictions on the travel ban imposed by other courts earlier. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor would have kept in place partial stays on the order . "He has re...More..

Brexit impact assessments 'don't exist', admits Davis
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Brexit impact assessments 'don't exist', admits Davis

He told MPs as early as last December that his department was "in the midst of carrying out about 57 sets of analyses" on different parts of the economy. However, he said that certain impact assesments may be d...More..

Police responding to auto crash find teen shot and killed in vehicle
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Police responding to auto crash find teen shot and killed in vehicle

Police said Pittman and Santiago had been dating even though Pittman is married and has three children with Santiago's sister. Police say her body was found with three bullets wounds in a vehicle that crashed...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Riyadh says most corruption detainees have agreed to settle

Saudi authorities arrested dozens of royals, businessmen and senior government officials on November 4. The most high-profile figures held include the former head of the Saudi Arabian National Guard, Prince M...More..

Pennsylvania representative:
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Pennsylvania representative: "I'm heterosexual… keep your hands to yourself"

I have a wife. I don't like men, as you might. "It's like keep your hands to yourself", Metcalfe, who has a lengthy anti-gay history, continued. If you want to touch somebody, you have people on your side of ...More..

Spell out stand on Ayodhya, Amit Shah asks Congress
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Spell out stand on Ayodhya, Amit Shah asks Congress

He can argue in court but is it right for him to say postpone hearing till 2019? "Is such thinking proper", the Prime Minister asked while addressing a rally in Gujarat's Dhandhuka. Modi further asserted, "Now ...More..

Zinke Says New Mexico Monuments Won't Shrink
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Zinke Says New Mexico Monuments Won't Shrink

West and to modify rules at six others. Zinke is proposing to downsize more than half a dozen other monuments. He says the administration is working with Nevada's governor and congressional delegation to fi...More..

RBI keeps the repo rate unchanged at 6%
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

RBI keeps the repo rate unchanged at 6%

The inflation of food and energy prices remained 4.5 per cent, which may prompt the bank to not change key policy rates. In its previous monetary policy review, the central bank had stated that it expects inf...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

861 institutional investors are raising stakes in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

With 70,800 avg volume, 4 days are for Systemax Incorporated (NYSE:SYX)'s short sellers to cover SYX's short positions. It has underperformed by 3.99% the S&P500. Baird. Goldman Sachs reinitiated Yelp Inc. (NYS...More..

Labor move to refer nine MPs to High Court
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Labor move to refer nine MPs to High Court

Labor Senator Katy Gallagher will have her political future decided by the High Court. The Australian government faced more turmoil on Wednesday with additional Federal politicians facing referral to the Hi...More..

Feds File New Charges Against Undocumented Immigrant In Kate Steinle Case
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Feds File New Charges Against Undocumented Immigrant In Kate Steinle Case

A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted him on Tuesday on one count each of felon in possession of a firearm and of "being an alien illegally and unlawfully in the United States" in possession of a gun...More..