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Two Milwaukee police officers rescue teens from burning vehicle Two Milwaukee police officers rescue teens from burning vehicle
- December 28, 2017

The vehicle smashed into a utility pole and flipped before catching fire. Officers Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid (r.) save the lives of two teens on Tuesday. The unidentified driver of the vehicle is to be charged with failure to yield and reckless driving. Officers Nicholas Schlei (l.) and Nicholas Reid (r.) recall their heroic actions. (more...)
Trump 'very disappointed' in China over alleged oil supplies to North Korea Trump 'very disappointed' in China over alleged oil supplies to North Korea
- December 28, 2017

However, according to the Korea Herald, the government of the ousted leader had said at the time that the shutdown was decided at a National Security Council meeting on February 10, 2016, right before the announcement. New sanctions imposed last week by the U.N. Security Council seek to block almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea. The ministry checked 30 defectors for possible radiation exposure. (more...)
Polish sailor rescued after 'drifting for seven months' in Indian ocean Polish sailor rescued after 'drifting for seven months' in Indian ocean
- December 28, 2017

The shipwrecker, called by the media only with the name Zbigniew, survived by eating half a pack of Chinese soup a day and a little fish that he could catch. He said he spent two years there, during which time he tried to fix his boat and also contacted the Polish embassy in Kenya to ask could they get him home to Poland. (more...)
Erica Garner Suffered 'Major Brain Damage' After Cardiac Arrest Erica Garner Suffered 'Major Brain Damage' After Cardiac Arrest
- December 28, 2017

The Rev. Al Sharpton tweeted earlier this week that Garner, 27, had suffered a heart attack. "I pray she makes it; she has two little ones to live for", Snipes wrote. She has since become one of the most prominent activists in the Black Lives Matter movement. She also publicly rebuked former President Barack Obama for not investigating her father's death faster and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio for not releasing Pantaleo's disciplinary record. (more...)
Yemen War: 68 civilians killed by airstrikes in one day Yemen War: 68 civilians killed by airstrikes in one day
- December 28, 2017

On Sunday alone, 48 people including 11 children were reportedly killed in 51 air strikes. The guardian of the memorial Ali Mosleh al-Rimi and his wife were killed, along with his four daughters and another relative, Moussaed al-Himi said. (more...)
Black lesbian couple and kids murdered in targeted killing
- December 28, 2017

Police added that the family may have been targeted, but a motive remains unclear. "After being in this business for 43 years, I can't describe the savagery of a person who would do this", Troy Police Chief John Tedesco said . The family of four were found to have been butchered alive, with official records showing they had been stabbed repeatedly and bludgeoned with weapons similar to hammers and knives. (more...)
Crisis Resolved: US Embassy in Ankara Says Turkey Lifting All Visa Restrictions Crisis Resolved: US Embassy in Ankara Says Turkey Lifting All Visa Restrictions
- December 28, 2017

The announcement signals an improvement in Turkish-American ties, which have been strained by US support for Kurdish forces camped near Turkey's border, the trial of a Turkish banker in the USA on sanctions violation charges, and Washington's non-action on Turkey's request to extradite a Pennsylvania-based Turkish preacher Turkey accuses of instigating a failed coup a year ago. (more...)
Hero mum stabbed to death saving my life says daughter Hero mum stabbed to death saving my life says daughter
- December 28, 2017

Emergency services were called to the house at around 6am - with cops performing CPR until an ambulance crew arrived. You're my hero forever and always and I'll never forget you and I promise I will get you justice! Local councillors have expressed their shock. (more...)
Milwaukee Officers Rescue Teens From Burning Vehicle Milwaukee Officers Rescue Teens From Burning Vehicle
- December 28, 2017

Officers did not pursue, and a short distance later, the driver of the Grand Am lost control, struck a utility pole and the vehicle started on fire. Police say the 16 year old driver had a valid license and no criminal record. Schlei and Reid will both be nominated for an MPD Merit Award, "and the Department is grateful for their heroic actions", the statement added. All three people were rushed to a local hospital for treatment. (more...)
Indian, Pakistani armies trade heavy fire across LoC in Kashmir's Poonch district Indian, Pakistani armies trade heavy fire across LoC in Kashmir's Poonch district
- December 28, 2017

The ISPR chief shared the details about the gains the armed forces made during the the current year. He said notwithstanding any temporary domestic differences, the entire nation was one when it came to the security of the motherland. "No organised infrastructure of any banned organisation is present in Pakistan". He said if there were any facilitators and abettors inside Pakistan that could only be addressed if 2.7 million Afghan refugees still living in Pakistan were sent back. (more...)
Simeone makes Carrasco available for January Simeone makes Carrasco available for January
- December 28, 2017

And Tottenham would be wise to explore Carrasco's situation, given their 2015 approach for the 24-year-old [ Le 10 Sport ], who was then on Monaco's books. His pace and direct nature have long interested some of Europe's biggest clubs, though Atletico had previously been reluctant to field offers for their gifted winger. (more...)
KCB asks residents to recycle Christmas trees
- December 28, 2017

The mulch conserves soil moisture, helps with dust control, and keeps plants and trees healthy. Remove all decorations and lights, tinsel, metal clips, ornaments and bows. "And by putting these reefs in, you create a kind of three dimensional habitat for fish", says Joseph Sullivan, the fisheries program manager at East Bay Regional Park District in Oakland, California. (more...)
North Korea responds to latest United Nations sanctions against regime North Korea responds to latest United Nations sanctions against regime
- December 28, 2017

The United States wants the Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea , ban its exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean laborers overseas, and to subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday. (more...)
Child, Who Was Assaulted And Abducted By 23 Israeli Soldiers, Released Child, Who Was Assaulted And Abducted By 23 Israeli Soldiers, Released
- December 28, 2017

The photo of Junaidi's arrest taken by photographer Wisam Hashlamoun went viral on social media. "My body and face were on the ground". Al-Juneidi, who was assaulted and abducted on December 7, told WAFA Palestinian News Agency that, after the soldiers attacked him, he was moved to Etzion military base, north of Hebron, where he spent the night being interrogated and tortured by the soldiers and interrogators. (more...)
Liberians go to polls to choose new president Liberians go to polls to choose new president
- December 28, 2017

Liberian election officials began collating the votes from Liberia's 15 counties on Wednesday but a possible announcement of preliminary results in the afternoon did not materialise. "It's free and fair and transparent", said Kamhdiggs Kemah (48) of Tuesday's vote. Victoria Blamoh, 56, told AFP she voted for Boakai's "experience of leadership", explaining: "He has been in government for 12 years, so he knows the ins and outs of it". (more...)
DOJ Criticizes Alleged 'Systemic' Sexual Misconduct Given 'Free Pass' During Obama Admin DOJ Criticizes Alleged 'Systemic' Sexual Misconduct Given 'Free Pass' During Obama Admin
- December 28, 2017

Many of those found responsible were never fired, and some were even rewarded, according to a review by the Inspector General. Inspector General Michael Horowitz wrote in a June 1 memorandum to Rosenstein that an Federal Bureau of Investigation supervisory management and program analyst subjected subordinates to approximately three years of sexual harassment , despite the analyst undergoing four counselling sessions and signing a pledge to refrain from such conduct. (more...)
NAB approved another corruption reference against Nawaz Sharif-Shehbaz Sharif NAB approved another corruption reference against Nawaz Sharif-Shehbaz Sharif
- December 28, 2017

The NAB Executive Board's meeting chaired by Justice Javed Iqbal (retd) also chose to launch investigations and filing of references against former law ministry secretary Masood Chisti, former secretary Water and Power Ministry Shahid Rafi and former director Ijaz Bashir for allegedly delaying the Nandipur Hydel Power Project that caused a loss of over Rs 113 billion. (more...)
Man suspected of homicide runs over Philadelphia Police Officer; gets shot
- December 28, 2017

Police say officers attempted to pull over a auto a few blocks away that matched the description of suspect's vehicle in a homicide about a week earlier. Police said the driver exited the vehicle but had his hand in his pocket. The officer then opened fire, striking the man in the chest. Both the officer and the suspect were taken to nearby Albert Einstein Medical Center. (more...)
Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR) EPS Estimated At $0.11
- December 28, 2017

Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Oclaro from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. It is a positive indicator for investor portfolio value - when the price of a stock Investor owns goes up in value. (more...)
Novak Djokovic to savour return to tennis after lengthy absence Novak Djokovic to savour return to tennis after lengthy absence
- December 28, 2017

Williams, who has won an open-era record 23 grand slams, said she is delightedto be returning to the court. "It's too tough. I think everybody can look forward to a great and tense start of the season". Thiem, meanwhile, is eagerly waiting to see how Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam victor, plays on return. In addition to her most recent Grand Slam title and becoming a mom, she also tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in November. (more...)
Possible meteor spotted flying over New England Possible meteor spotted flying over New England
- December 28, 2017

Based on the brightness, the object was likely a space rock somewhere between the size of a toaster and a refrigerator when it entered the atmosphere, said Geoff Chester, spokesman for the U.S. The bright flash visible from several states was apparently left by a meteor burning up as it passed through Earth's atmosphere. The image of the white trail of light has been captured on a webcam which is operated by the Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program in York, Maine. (more...)
Barack Obama Told Prince Harry He Prefers Suits Over The Good Wife
- December 28, 2017

You don't have the same adrenaline rush, but it also means that you can be I think more reflective and deliberate about the kinds of things you want to get done. The former president declined to say whether he wears boxers or briefs , preserving a bit of post-presidential dignity, but was willing to say he prefers Aretha Franklin to Tina Turner - "Aretha is the best", he said of the Queen of Soul - and favors retired basketball star Michael Jordan over current phenom LeBron James. (more...)
Roy Moore files lawsuit, requests fraud investigation into Alabama election Roy Moore files lawsuit, requests fraud investigation into Alabama election
- December 28, 2017

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill told The Associated Press Wednesday evening that he has no intention of delaying the canvassing board meeting. Moore has refused to concede in the December 12 election and has previously said that he was awaiting "certification by the secretary of state" in the close race. (more...)
Donald Trump accuses Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director of Hillary Clinton bias Donald Trump accuses Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director of Hillary Clinton bias
- December 28, 2017

McCabe's role in the Clinton investigation is under scrutiny by the Justice Department's inspector general, who is compiling a report on its handling. It is being reported that McCabe confirmed he was told by Comey that Trump demanded a loyalty pledge from the ex-FBI chief. But McCabe is a civil service employee who can not be fired without clear evidence of wrongdoing. (more...)
Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow
- December 28, 2017

A slow warming trend is expected through Saturday , then a strong Arctic cold front moves in New Year's Eve , making for a cold start to 2018 . Frigid temperatures will still be here to welcome in the new year. A wind will bring the wind chills near 0 to -10 at times throughout the night and into Thursday morning. "It's a good time to check antifreeze in your cars", Melton said. (more...)
Ferry stuck on sandbar; 27 people aboard to be evacuated Ferry stuck on sandbar; 27 people aboard to be evacuated
- December 28, 2017

But many emergency vessels appear to be keeping their distance from the ferry. Four hours later, he, his brother and a friend were waiting their turn to get off the chilly ferry in the small, inflatable boats rescuers were using because of the shallow water. (more...)
Telangana Rashtra Samithi MPs demand setting up of Telangana High Court
- December 28, 2017

Eight MPs from the TRS had stormed into the well of the House, raising slogans and demanding the division of the High Court in Hyderabad . Hardening its stand on the issue of the long awaited bifurcation of the Hyderabad High Court, one of the commitments enshrined in the AP State Reorganisation Act , Telangana made a decision to go all out to achieve it by fighting the Centre with a steely resolve. (more...)
Vice presidents Chiwenga and Mohadi to be sworn in tomorrow Vice presidents Chiwenga and Mohadi to be sworn in tomorrow
- December 28, 2017

Zanu PF did not take kindly to the rebuke and in turn issued a counter statement, describing Chiwenga's remarks as "treasonous". Longtime leader Robert Mugabe , then the world's oldest head of state, was forced to resign after 37 years in power. (more...)
Israeli chess players barred at Chess tournament in Saudi Arabia Israeli chess players barred at Chess tournament in Saudi Arabia
- December 28, 2017

And in 2009, Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer was denied a visa to play in a tournament in Dubai. But the Saudis ultimately nixed their participation after Arab ire surged over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Boys charged with murder after sandbag thrown from overpass kills man Boys charged with murder after sandbag thrown from overpass kills man
- December 28, 2017

Toledo police said the teens intentionally threw the sandbag and other items from the overpass and officers saw them leaving the area. Toledo police said Byrd was struck by a construction sandbag that crashed through the windshield of the auto in which he was a front seat passenger as it traveled through Toledo on Interstate 75. (more...)

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