Athens hit by torrents of mud and debris following flash floods

At least 14 people are dead as a result of the flash flooding. "It is the wish of all of us that this number does not increase", Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a televised address, announcing a national day of mourning Thursday. Several people... More..

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Donald Trump reverses ban on elephant trophy imports into US
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Donald Trump reverses ban on elephant trophy imports into US

Palmer paid a big fee even though it did irreparable damage to the nation's reputation. Humane Society of the United States said banning trophies from Zimbabwe should continue because it is "one of the most ...More..

Britain's cyber security chief warns of Russian interference
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Britain's cyber security chief warns of Russian interference

NCSC Chief Executive Officer Ciaran Martin said his organization, which is part of GCHQ, the U.K.'s communications interception agency, has dealt with more than 600 cyber attacks since it was created previous y...More..

Profane anti-Trump sticker sparks free-speech debate in Texas
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Profane anti-Trump sticker sparks free-speech debate in Texas

In his social media post, the sheriff mentions talking to a prosecutor about filing disorderly conduct charges. Nehls defended his post, commenting "It is important to respond to calls from residents, yes". F...More..

Amid Modi wave, Arvind Kejriwal's popularity wanes: Pew survey
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Amid Modi wave, Arvind Kejriwal's popularity wanes: Pew survey

Nine out of ten Indians now hold a "favourable" opinion of Modi as against his public image before the polls. "The findings of Pew Global research are very significant". Highlights Pew Survey is American ...More..

Mahatma Gandhi's kin speaks on celebrating Godse's death anniversary
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mahatma Gandhi's kin speaks on celebrating Godse's death anniversary

The Gwalior district administration had earlier denied permission to Hindu Mahasabha for construction of a temple in the name of Nathuram Godse. Singh further said - '25-26 affiliated groups engage in such frea...More..

Nawaz Sharif's in-chamber appeal to club NAB references dismissed
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Nawaz Sharif's in-chamber appeal to club NAB references dismissed

Continuing with his criticism of the judiciary in the wake of his disqualification at the hands of the Supreme Court, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif once again took aim at courts, accusing them of double-...More..

USA has told Turkey jailed gold trader in good condition: deputy PM
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

USA has told Turkey jailed gold trader in good condition: deputy PM

Meanwhile, Turkish media reports said that a database had shown Zarrab to be released but this was later revealed to be technical glitch and he remains in prison. Zarrab has pleaded not guilty to the Iran san...More..

Duterte: China backs binding Code of Conduct in South China Sea
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Duterte: China backs binding Code of Conduct in South China Sea

The discussion was apparently led by China. "Duterte went as far as calling Obama "a son of a whore" then and in a speech before the Filipino community in Vietnam where he attended the Asia Pacific Economi...More..

Australian police seize huge cocaine haul being smuggled in yacht
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Australian police seize huge cocaine haul being smuggled in yacht

A yacht filled with at least half a tonne of cocaine has been intercepted at Toronto, following a major police investigation. The investigation into the importation of cocaine by private vessels involved ...More..

by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Stock On the Run: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Its EPS was $-2.69 while outstanding shares of the company were 282.73M. Nabors Industries Ltd ., ( NYSE: NBR ) exhibits a change of -5.56% during current trading, with the company's shares hitting the price...More..

Trump meets Japan, Australia leaders, discusses trade, North Korea threat
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Trump meets Japan, Australia leaders, discusses trade, North Korea threat

Pyongyang's military launched 22 missiles during 15 total tests between February and September of this year, putting the North well on pace to surpass the 24 missiles it tested last year, CNN reported . Earlie...More..

Will Mandate Repeal Hike Health Premiums? GOP Senator Says 'Let's Find Out'
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Will Mandate Repeal Hike Health Premiums? GOP Senator Says 'Let's Find Out'

When Obamacare came before the Supreme Court, the Nine made short work of the administrations claim that Congress had the power to put through the national health care scheme through not only its enumerated pow...More..

Coast Guard should have showed restraint: CM to Modi
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Coast Guard should have showed restraint: CM to Modi

According to the Newspaper, The officials suggested monthly meetings between them to foster better understanding.In the evening, the officials, accompanied by a woman doctor, visited the injured fishermen - M. ...More..

This Pic Of Aaradhya, Aishwarya And Abhishek Bachchan Is Going Viral
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

This Pic Of Aaradhya, Aishwarya And Abhishek Bachchan Is Going Viral

To commemorate the occasion, Abhishek Bachchan posted a photo to Instagram in which the little girl was taking style cues from her famous mother, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan . It is all about the Bachchans in t...More..

Pakistan using social media to lure Kashmiri youth to militancy
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pakistan using social media to lure Kashmiri youth to militancy

Two militants were arrested by security forces along with weapons in separate incidents in Kulgam district on Wednesday, official sources said here. Khan told news agency ANI that one of the three terrorist...More..

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds bilateral meetings with counterparts from Australia, Vietnam
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds bilateral meetings with counterparts from Australia, Vietnam

The two countries cooperate closely in the defence sector. "I think it's moved from security issues now toward economic issues in many ways...trade and energy exports, which have expanded to India in recent m...More..

State House Passes Budget Bill
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

State House Passes Budget Bill

The bill includes almost $60 million worth of spending cuts for the final seven months of the budget year and more than $100 million in cash pulled from assorted cubbyholes. "This money will help our most vulne...More..

More than 8000 homeless students recorded in the Portland area
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

More than 8000 homeless students recorded in the Portland area

Portland Public Schools followed with 1,509 homeless students - a little more than 3 percent of the district's student body. Last year , the district reported 1,434 homeless students. Oregon's increase is 5.6 ...More..

As Delhi chokes, Kejriwal sits on Rs 787 crore green fund
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

As Delhi chokes, Kejriwal sits on Rs 787 crore green fund

The apex court had directed the government to use the funds in strengthening public transport and improving road conditions. Meanwhile on Wednesday, the Delhi government chalked out a short-term plan to pro...More..

Hairdresser Daryll Rowe is jailed for deliberately spreading HIV to Grindr lovers
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Hairdresser Daryll Rowe is jailed for deliberately spreading HIV to Grindr lovers

The incidents took place between October 2015 and January 2016. The victim, who was infected after Rowe ripped the condom without his knowledge, says he was badly affected by the HIV diagnosis after both his ...More..

Death toll rises to 214 in catastrophic Iran-Iraq quake
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Death toll rises to 214 in catastrophic Iran-Iraq quake

Night-time temperatures in Kermanshah province fell close to freezing point for a second night in succession. It was one of the strongest on earth this year, as well as the deadliest. But Iranian officials said...More..

U.S. drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-Shabab
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

U.S. drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-Shabab

The US military has confirmed executing a fresh airstrike in southern Somalia on Tuesday, killing "several militants" with the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab group, Garowe Online reports. The Pentagon said Monday...More..

Moon, Xi restore bilateral ties
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Moon, Xi restore bilateral ties

South Korean president Moon Jae-in will hold a summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday, South Korea's presidential office said in a statement on Friday. The volume of bilateral trade betwee...More..

Baltimore homicide detective taken to hospital after being shot in head
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Baltimore homicide detective taken to hospital after being shot in head

The incident occurred just before 5 p.m.in West Baltimore. "Please say an extra prayer for the officer and the officer's family", police said. According to investigators, the detective was working on an inves...More..

Married Gay Woman Elected in Oklahoma District That Voted For Trump
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Married Gay Woman Elected in Oklahoma District That Voted For Trump

Only 4,437 people voted in this special election, compared to nearly 32,000 in last year's general election. The results were so close the victor wasn't determined until one week after the election. The newly-e...More..

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place

Earlier in the day, Modi contributed two Indian rice seed varieties to the gene bank of the worldwide rice research centre in the Philippines which he said is working towards mitigating global poverty and hunge...More..

PM Narendra Modi's Philippines visit
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PM Narendra Modi's Philippines visit

They were told to put their right hands over their left, but two ASEAN world leaders were still confused with the ceremonial handshake. "The President said he would like to have very good relations with Ind...More..

Quake in South Korea left 1500 homeless, dozens injured
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Quake in South Korea left 1500 homeless, dozens injured

As of Thursday morning, 1,536 people had been forced to evacuate their homes and 57 people were injured, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety said in a statement. It's the strongest quake in South Korea sinc...More..

Gujarat elections: BJP's CEC meeting underway in Delhi
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Gujarat elections: BJP's CEC meeting underway in Delhi

BJP Central Election Committee on Wednesday evening met in New Delhi to finalize the name of party candidates for the ensuing Gujarat Assembly elections . Even regional parties Shiv Sena and Samajwadi Par...More..

US President Donald Trump calls 12-day Asia tour 'tremendous success'
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

US President Donald Trump calls 12-day Asia tour 'tremendous success'

Senate candidate Roy Moore accused of sexually touching teenagers , and disagreement in the Republican Party on how to proceed on tax reform . He pointed Wednesday to the reception as "evidence that America...More..

Trump hails 'fantastic job' on Asia tour, but ends it abruptly
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Trump hails 'fantastic job' on Asia tour, but ends it abruptly

But he did not stay for the official start of the summit on Tuesday afternoon, also missing the preceding group photo with his fellow leaders. Trump also criticized Obama during the call, noting that his pred...More..

by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Do You Own QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) Shares?

A number of other brokerages also recently commented on QEP. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its stake in shares of QEP Resources by 10.7% in the 3rd quarter. QEP now has a profit margin of -0.90...More..

UK Man Convicted in Child's Death Found Dead in Cell, Inmate Charged
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

UK Man Convicted in Child's Death Found Dead in Cell, Inmate Charged

Deane was watching baby Luna while her mother slept. Deane was jailed for life with a minimum of 10 years after admitting killing Luna. A court heard that Deane had squeezed and punched Luna after losing hi...More..

Twitter tries to fix verification of people 'we in no way endorse'
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Twitter tries to fix verification of people 'we in no way endorse'

Twitter is working on developing a new authentication and verification program, the social media company announced in a tweet from its support account. Of course, there are those users who feel that rather th...More..

Air Jordan 6
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Air Jordan 6 "Like Mike" Official Photos

August 8, 1991, was the day the original commercial debuted when Jordan first signed with the sports drink retailer and was a hit with kids and grown-ups alike. The collection draws inspiration from the iconic ...More..

India's Opposition Smells Rat in Rafale Deal
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

India's Opposition Smells Rat in Rafale Deal

More so, it accused the Modi government of maintaining a "conspiratorial silence". In a statement to the media, Reliance Defence Ltd. stated that the committed offset obligations of Rs.30,000 crore are to be ...More..

Ontario Colleges Hit With Class Action Lawsuit
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ontario Colleges Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Students, colleges and 12,000 striking faculty will learn Thursday if the "forced vote" on an offer has been accepted or rejected by instructors, putting an end to their job action. We worked diligently to come...More..

Moscow throws troubled Maduro $3 billion lifeline as Venezuela sinks into debt
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Moscow throws troubled Maduro $3 billion lifeline as Venezuela sinks into debt

Russian Federation and China are the two main creditors and allies of Venezuela, which owes them an estimated $8 billion and $28 billion respectively. Creditors who attended a sparsely attended meeting on Monda...More..

Student Arrested with Gun at Murphy High School
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Student Arrested with Gun at Murphy High School

According to Tejada-Monforte, nothing suspicious was found on the campus Orange County Public Schools received all the all clear to dismiss the students. School officials say a student with a loaded gun was a...More..

The B&M European Value Retail SA's (BME) Buy Rating Reiterate at Investec
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

The B&M European Value Retail SA's (BME) Buy Rating Reiterate at Investec

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 11 by Investec. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Add" on Tuesday, November 14. (NASDAQ:IIVI) rating on Monday, June 5. It has a 26.82 P/E ra...More..

Donald Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks During Campaign
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. Communicated With WikiLeaks During Campaign

Papadopoulos emailed Manafort again on June 19 telling him that he would be willing to travel to Moscow to meet with Russian government officials "if it's in the interest of Mr. The department would also see wh...More..

Today Is 20th Annual America Recycles Day
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Today Is 20th Annual America Recycles Day

That's what the goal is for America Recycles Day. That equates to roughly 440 recyclables per permanent recycling bin per month, Keep America Beautiful says. In celebration of the 20 anniversary of America Re...More..

Most US Voters Favor Background Checks for Gun Purchases
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Most US Voters Favor Background Checks for Gun Purchases

Indeed, 27 percent of Trump voters disapprove of Burr, and 21 percent disapprove of Tillis. Both bills would reduce the corporate tax rate to 20 percent from 35 percent. Eighty-eight percent of North Carolini...More..

PM meets with Indian and Chinese leaders at ASEAN summit
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PM meets with Indian and Chinese leaders at ASEAN summit

The EU reiterates its support for the ASEAN Community Vision 2025: Forging Ahead Together towards a rules-based, people-oriented, people-centred Community. Beyond counterterrorism, ASEAN and European Union ha...More..

Mexico pushes 'rigorous' review of NAFTA to counter United States proposal
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mexico pushes 'rigorous' review of NAFTA to counter United States proposal

Negotiators go into this round amid increased tension over USA proposals, including a five-year sunset to Nafta, which would dissolve the agreement unless the countries renew, and over the United States content...More..

Afghan Opium Production Increases by 87 Percent
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Afghan Opium Production Increases by 87 Percent

The jump in production is mainly a result of the increase in the area under poppy cultivation while a rise in opium yield also contributed. Afghan opium producers have had a bumper year with output soaring 87...More..

Justice issues warning on 'sanctuary' policies
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Justice issues warning on 'sanctuary' policies

The Justice Department letter, obtained by the Sun-Times, pointed to that language in its letter. The Department of Justice Wednesday sent 29 letters to jurisdictions that may have laws, policies, or practi...More..

Evans: Higdon, Isaac should be 'ready to go' vs. Badgers
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Evans: Higdon, Isaac should be 'ready to go' vs. Badgers

Michigan's offense has averaged 401 yards per game in the last three weeks. That won't get noticed. MI has a glut of running backs, and that depth could be tested when the Wolverines face No. Ty Isaac, who r...More..

Donald Trump has own water bottle moment
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Donald Trump has own water bottle moment

Rubio, who ran against Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, had some tongue-in-cheek advice for the president in return. "They don't have water", Trump said. "Has to be done in one single moti...More..