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Family of 10 killed after failed missile launch in Yemen Family of 10 killed after failed missile launch in Yemen
- December 26, 2017

The rocket was launched from a park in the capital but failed to gain altitude and landed in a populated area nearby, sources in Saudi-backed Yemeni army said. "I saw everything with my own eyes", Himi said, adding that multiple missiles had hit the house, which was left badly damaged. The Saudi-led coalition has intervened in the Yemeni conflict since March 2015 to roll back the Houthi rebels and support the internationally recognized President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who was forced into ... (more...)
Aaj Ki Baat December 22 episode: Yogi Adityanath breaks the Noida 'jinx' Aaj Ki Baat December 22 episode: Yogi Adityanath breaks the Noida 'jinx'
- December 26, 2017

When the 45-year-old BJP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was reminded of the "Noida Jinx", officials confided that he laughed over it saying that his government's priority was development of the state than to pay and heed to any superstition related to Noida. (more...)
Cholera cases in Yemen surpass 1 million Cholera cases in Yemen surpass 1 million
- December 26, 2017

The World Health Organisation warned last month that some 2,200 people have already died from cholera. "Yemen suspected cholera cases has reached the threshold of one million, amplifying the suffering of the country caught up in a brutal war", the ICRC said on its Yemen Twitter account. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 in Yemen Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 in Yemen
- December 26, 2017

The country is suffering the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the UN. According to the latest cholera outbreak numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO ), as of December 22, 1,002,682 cases and 2,227 deaths have been reported since the outbreak began on April 27. (more...)
Melbourne attack driver had history of mental illness Melbourne attack driver had history of mental illness
- December 26, 2017

He held his head in his hands as he sat in the dock, while Noori's emotional mother, who was his only supporter in court, tried to approach him but was told to stay seated. Patton said Friday that Noori babbled about the poor treatment of Muslims under police watch in a hospital Thursday evening. Patton said there was no evidence to indicate the incident was terror-related. (more...)
Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26 Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26
- December 26, 2017

A senior Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP leader, Rupani became the state chief minister in 2014, succeeding former CM Anandiben Patel. He said several Union ministers and senior leaders of the party have also been invited, besides saints and religious leaders of different faiths, Vaghani said. (more...)
Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Exelon (EXC) Share Price
- December 26, 2017

Armistice Capital Llc who had been investing in Bjs Restaurants Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $755.18 million market cap company. Parkside Retail Bank & holds 527 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ahl Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 0.29% or 152,895 shares. Several brokerages recently weighed in on EXC. (more...)
Army chief says Pakistan can be kept safe by following Quaid's vision Army chief says Pakistan can be kept safe by following Quaid's vision
- December 26, 2017

The day began with a 21-gun salute in the provincial capitals, while national flag hoisted atop all public buildings. A spectacular change of the guard ceremony was held at the mausoleum. Happy Quaid-e-Azam Day to All! "Following the same we can keep Pakistan safe and strong". It is indeed time to take a lesson from the chapter of Quaid's life who in fact showed us the path how to stand tall despite all odds and times of trial. (more...)
Trump to sign tax bill before leaving for holiday Trump to sign tax bill before leaving for holiday
- December 26, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sounded a similar note. Those changes fall disproportionately on the nation's largest metro areas, particularly along the coasts, where median incomes are often much higher than the national benchmark but where residents also have considerably higher housing costs and local tax burdens. (more...)
Tunisia says attack fears behind UAE measures stopping female passengers on flights Tunisia says attack fears behind UAE measures stopping female passengers on flights
- December 26, 2017

As a result, no women or girls from the country were allowed to board Emirates flight EK 748 from Tunis-Carthage worldwide airport to Dubai, leading to disruption and delays. The Tunisian Ministry of transport has chose to suspend trips flights from and to the North African country "until the company has been able to find a suitable solution for the operation of its flights in accordance with global laws and treaties" - an official statement on Facebook said. (more...)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'A Lot of Interest in Infrastructure'
- December 26, 2017

He expressed confidence "the White House will be in the same place I am". Brady said GOP lawmakers and President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. Rather than trimming food stamps, or Medicaid-which Democrats won't support-expect the Senate to pursue a bill to fix the US's crumbling infrastructure, McConnell said, and take up a banking reform act that has backing from both Democrats and Republicans. (more...)
Reality star apologizes after Florida arrest
- December 26, 2017

As she was being apprehended, de Lesseps allegedly shouted , "I'm going to kill you all" at the cops. Luann de Lesseps , star of Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City, was arrested - and subsequently released without bond - from Palm Beach County Jail on December 24 for charges including disorderly intoxication and battery on an officer. (more...)
Mika Singh Becomes The Santa For All The Housemates Mika Singh Becomes The Santa For All The Housemates
- December 26, 2017

They also play a guessing game. Keeping with the tradition of Vaar, Salman then reads out some "Vaar" statements to the contestants and asks them to guess who from the remaining lot said it; but adding a Christmas twist this season Salman surprises the contestants by spraying snow on the fellow contestant. (more...)
Christmas celebrated with traditional fervour in Delhi Christmas celebrated with traditional fervour in Delhi
- December 25, 2017

A midnight mass is being organized in the cathedrals on the night of Eve. Michel said that he has celebrated most of his Christmases in Kashmir valley but on a few occasions he has celebrated the festival in other Indian states. But for those Christian leaders who believe in appreciating all faiths, Christmas Day in a way is an opportunity to celebrate a Christian holiday focused on the Christ child while also celebrating the members of other religious groups who will but observe this ... (more...)
Teen Charged in Connection to Shooting Deaths of Husband, Wife Teen Charged in Connection to Shooting Deaths of Husband, Wife
- December 25, 2017

The quote was a reference to what was happening with her teenage daughter's boyfriend, Kuhn said. She also wrote to the boyfriend's mom that the teen "was sneaking into our house at night. It remains unclear how he got the gun and who it belongs to. Reports say Scott Fricker and his wife disapproved of the relationship following the boy's neo-Nazi views. (more...)
Teen charged with killing girlfriend's parents who feared he was a neo-Nazi Teen charged with killing girlfriend's parents who feared he was a neo-Nazi
- December 25, 2017

Scott worked for the US Bureau of Labor Statistics while Buckley was an attorney and author who specialized in elder care and end-of-life issues. Police say the teen shot and killed 48-year-old Scott Fricker and his wife, 43-year-old Buckley Kuhn-Fricker in their Reston home, and then himself. (more...)
In Christmas message, queen honors cities hit by terror In Christmas message, queen honors cities hit by terror
- December 25, 2017

The Queen visited some of the survivors of the suicide bomb explosion which was detonated in the foyer of the Manchester Arena after a concert by the singer Ariana Grande in May. The message ended as it had begun with a performance by the Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir, and the Queen's closing words reflected her faith: 'It is Jesus Christ's generous love and example which has inspired me through good times and bad'. (more...)
Rescue operation underway in Co Mayo as vehicle enters river Rescue operation underway in Co Mayo as vehicle enters river
- December 25, 2017

Mayo where a search was under way for two men missing after their vehicle entered the water. All three are understood to be from the area. Emergency services are still at the scene, but the search has been called off. The third man who was in the vehicle is said to be shocked and shaken by the ordeal and the loss of his friends but otherwise unharmed. The Coastguard Rescue helicopter R118 arrived to the scene along with a local team from Westport who assisted in the operation. (more...)
Vietnam Is Bracing For Deadly Typhoon Tembin Vietnam Is Bracing For Deadly Typhoon Tembin
- December 25, 2017

More than 97,000 people remained in 261 evacuation centres across the southern Philippines on Monday, while almost 85,000 others were displaced and staying elsewhere, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said. "If necessary, close the oil rigs and evacuate workers". MALAYSIA stands ready to provide assistance and support to areas affected by Tropical Storm Tembin in southern Philippines. (more...)
Two CHP officers hurt in crash on I-880 in Hayward Two CHP officers hurt in crash on I-880 in Hayward
- December 25, 2017

The CHP said the crash took place around 11:32 p.m. and forced the closure of all lanes on southbound Interstate Highway 880 just north of state Highway 92 in Hayward. The officers were patrolling the roads Christmas Eve. Camilleri leaves behind a wife and three children. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during last year's MEP, 621 people within CHP's jurisdiction were arrested for DUIs, and 23 people died in a collision. (more...)
North Korea Calls Latest UN Sanctions 'An Act Of War' North Korea Calls Latest UN Sanctions 'An Act Of War'
- December 25, 2017

The resolution bans almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to the country. In a last-minute change, it demands the repatriation of North Koreans working overseas within 24 months, instead of 12 months as first proposed. The North Korean Foreign Ministry, however, has blamed Trump for wanting to bring about a "complete economic blockade" of their country. "We will make sure for ever and ever that they pay a heavy price for what they have done". (more...)
Risky wind chills hit Minnesota Risky wind chills hit Minnesota
- December 25, 2017

A wind chill advisory is now in effect for central Minnesota, extending into west central Wisconsin. Just 30 minutes outside can cause frostbite, the weather service warned. This is one of the coldest Christmases Minnesota has seen in more than 20 years. Cold temperatures are expected Christmas Day and the rest of the week, and a possible coastal storm may bring snow Thursday night and Friday. (more...)
Meghan Markle arrives at Sandringham for Christmas
- December 25, 2017

Elizabeth said in her brief broadcast that the royal family looks forward "to welcoming new members into it next year". When the time came, Meghan dipped emphatically with her head bowed, giving a wholehearted effort as the crowds watched. (more...)
Millenials are left behind by GOP tax bill Millenials are left behind by GOP tax bill
- December 25, 2017

That would equal about 84.4 percent of the 142.2 million tax returns filed this year as of July, according to the IRS. Under the provisions of the bill, standard deductions will almost double. We expanded the medical expense deduction. It was supposed to be limited to a floor of 10 percent of AGI. However, now that the deduction is capped instead of eliminated, there is uncertainty on how it will affect the state. (more...)
Melbourne attacker drove into Christmas crowd because of 'treatment of Muslims' Melbourne attacker drove into Christmas crowd because of 'treatment of Muslims'
- December 25, 2017

Authorities in Melbourne have said they do not believe there is an increased threat to the public, and that Mr Noori had a history of drug use and mental illness . Victoria State premier Daniel Andrews said 12 people remained in hospital, including three who in critical condition. Boosted police numbers will also be at popular spots such as Federation Square and Melbourne Central, as well as at transport hubs. (more...)
EPS for People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) Expected At $0.27
- December 25, 2017

Epoch Invest Prtnrs Inc holds 1.74% or 4.94 million shares. Its down 2.92% from 23.90 million shares previously. Federated Investors Inc. PA raised its holdings in People's United Financial by 0.8% in the second quarter. Mycio Wealth Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 112,459 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management invested in 2,606 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And accumulated 959,625 shares or 0.03% of the stock. (more...)
LA Has 'Given Up' on Trying to Move Luol Deng LA Has 'Given Up' on Trying to Move Luol Deng
- December 25, 2017

Since they don't own their first-round pick, they want to win as many games as possible because there'd be no benefit from losing. The Los Angeles Lakers have improved, but they are still far from being the contender they want to be. It's not a secret that the Lakers are fixated on finding ways to open up some extra cap space in order to put the team in a more favorable position to lure star free agents next summer, and trading Deng and his albatross contract would help the Lakers greatly to ... (more...)
Defying superstition, Yogi visits in Noida Defying superstition, Yogi visits in Noida
- December 25, 2017

A priest-turned-politician, Adityanath, was seen smiling as Modi lavished praise. It is an achievement to have prime minister in the state, Adityanath said as he welcomed Modi. He later proceeded to inspect the Botanical Garden Metro station in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district. "Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji is the 'Bharat Marg Vidhata.' He has shown us the way towards development". (more...)
One Killed in Smoky Manhattan High Rise Fire on Christmas Morning One Killed in Smoky Manhattan High Rise Fire on Christmas Morning
- December 25, 2017

The fire was contained to the fire apartment and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Comedian Jackie Mason's daughter, Sheba, lives on the sixth floor on the building and said she was woken abruptly and told to rush out. it was pretty rough, pretty hot and risky", he said. Fire department officials said windy conditions in the city made it hard for firefighters to respond to the Midtown fire. (more...)
Police say naked OH postal worker fatally attacked supervisors Police say naked OH postal worker fatally attacked supervisors
- December 25, 2017

The detective says her body was found between two cars. The worker is identified in Franklin County Municipal Court records as 24-year-old DeShaune Stewart, of Columbus. Columbus police said the worker waited for the postal inspector to emerge from her apartment building about 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the post office and killed her about three hours later. (more...)

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