Worldwide


European Union stands in solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey exploration standoff European Union stands in solidarity with Cyprus in Turkey exploration standoff
- February 24, 2018

Lakkotrypis called the incident a setback, but said Turkey won't stop Cyprus' offshore gas search. "The drillship was halted by five Turkish warships and after threats of violence launched (by the Turkish side) and the threat of a collision with the drillship. (more...)
South Sudan to hang former South African colonel South Sudan to hang former South African colonel
- February 24, 2018

Only a portion of the information in the 58,000 documents and 230 witness statements collected is reflected in the public report but the Commission has already identified eight Lieutenant Generals, seventeen Major Generals, eight Brigadier Generals, five Colonels and three State Governors who may bear individual responsibility for serious violations of human rights and worldwide crimes. (more...)
West Virginia teacher strike to continue next week West Virginia teacher strike to continue next week
- February 24, 2018

During a Randolph County Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Gabriel Devono said students are scheduled to go to school Monday. West Virginia is ranked 48th in the nation for teacher pay, placing them near the very bottom, and a change that small isn't likely affect to that ranking. (more...)
Hero dog protects teen from home intruders, survives gunshot wounds Hero dog protects teen from home intruders, survives gunshot wounds
- February 24, 2018

The unidentified suspects ran away, police say, and the incident is under investigation. Mercado spent almost an hour hiding in a closet before it was safe to come out. "Soon, the burglars proceeded to the upstairs floor and trashed all the bedrooms". The dog was shot multiple times while protecting the boy. "Every little helps", she adds. (more...)
ISIS plans to attack South Africa - UK ISIS plans to attack South Africa - UK
- February 24, 2018

They were kidnapped in the small town of Vryheid in the eastern KwaZulu-Natal province, Ramovha said. The Foreign Office in the United Kingdom has now updated travel advice for South Africa so that it includes the kidnapping; this has been placed in the terrorism information section. (more...)
PM Modi: India, Canada need to work together to fight terrorism
- February 24, 2018

Following the summit, the two sides are expected to sign a number of agreements across multiple sectors. The two leaders also discussed the situation in Afghanistan and Maldives, and agreed to jointly fight terrorism. "I don't know if Justin Trudeau thinks that global trade missions are reality TV shows, but they are not", Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer, Trudeau's main opponent, told Reuters . (more...)
Trump Sings the Praises of Jared Kushner
- February 24, 2018

Kelly set a policy discontinuing high-level "interim" clearances for White House employees whose applications have been pending since at least June. Some officials are expected to leave their posts as a result, while others will continue working with reduced - or no - access to classified information. (more...)
(CMCSA) Shares Bought by Convergence Investment Partners LLC (CMCSA) Shares Bought by Convergence Investment Partners LLC
- February 24, 2018

About 48,926 shares traded. First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) has risen 59.72% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 74.38% the S&P500. Therefore 77% are positive. Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Comcast Corporation for the current quarter to be 15.1%. The firm has "Buy" rating by Moffett Nathanson given on Wednesday, August 19. (more...)
President Trump Meets With Australian Prime Minister, Takes Questions President Trump Meets With Australian Prime Minister, Takes Questions
- February 24, 2018

The National Party is in a ruling coalition with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Liberal Party. Speaking outside the White House in Washington, DC, Mr Turnbull repeatedly dodged questions about whether he wanted Mr Joyce to remain as the Nationals leader. (more...)
President Trump: 'A Gun-Free School Is A Magnet For Bad People' President Trump: 'A Gun-Free School Is A Magnet For Bad People'
- February 23, 2018

They're not going to walk into a school if 20% of the teachers have guns - it may be 10% or maybe 40%. "It's very hard, very complex, but we're going to find a solution", Trump told the crowd at the White House after the listening session . (more...)
No profiting from office, Trump Jr. says No profiting from office, Trump Jr. says
- February 23, 2018

The New Delhi dinner was due to take place Friday, soon after Trump Jr. addressed a business conference that was also attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the CEOs of Uber and Netflix. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told The Washington Post on Thursday that government resources were not being used on Trump Jr.'s trip. "Donald Trump Jr.is a private individual and neither the State Department nor the White House has provided any support for this trip beyond coordinating ... (more...)
Russian Federation sends 2 stealth fighter jets to Syria Russian Federation sends 2 stealth fighter jets to Syria
- February 23, 2018

Russia's Su-57 is a stealth fighter plane that has become much awaited ever since it made its maiden flight in December a year ago. On Thursday, unverified video footage posted on social media by Syrian political activists showed a pair of new Su-57s being escorted by more conventional Su-35 fighter jets and four Su-25 strike aircraft. (more...)
German figure skater performs to music from Schindler's List, sparks outrage online German figure skater performs to music from Schindler's List, sparks outrage online
- February 23, 2018

Schott did not. She also did not earn a medal. though we're pretty sure that was purely based on her skating, and not her music choice. USA TODAY sports columnist Nancy Armour wrote that, "No one should be skating to 'Schindler's List '". (more...)
White House On Lockdown After Vehicle Hits Security Barrier White House On Lockdown After Vehicle Hits Security Barrier
- February 23, 2018

The Secret Service tweeted that the vehicle "did not breach" the security barrier, and the female driver was "immediately apprehended". The complex was placed on lockdown. No law enforcement officials were injured, the Secret Service said. According to reporters locked in the press room, Secret Services officers were seen running toward the residence. (more...)
Russian Federation probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty Russian Federation probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty
- February 23, 2018

Mr Mueller's team alleged in a 32-count indictment on Thursday that Mr Gates and Mr Manafort concealed more than $30m of income from United States tax authorities. It would mark the fifth publicly known guilty plea in the special counsel probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin during the 2016 elections. (more...)
Eric Branch Executed For Rape, Murder Of College Student In 1993 Eric Branch Executed For Rape, Murder Of College Student In 1993
- February 23, 2018

He groaned and fell silent soon afterward. According to reports, just before his execution, Branch addressed corrections officers present in the room with him and told them his death penalty should be carried out by Republicans, Gov. In a clemency petition, the father said if the death penalty were implemented, it would make his pain worse. According to the AP, Branch had also been convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old in IN "and of another sexual assault in the Florida Panhandle ... (more...)
European Union leaders debate jobs race, Brexit budget hole European Union leaders debate jobs race, Brexit budget hole
- February 23, 2018

Officials said leaders were mostly opposed to what they see as a power grab by MEPs at the expense of national sovereignty. The party's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has said Labour now backs a post-exit customs union that would look "pretty much like" the current one, meaning the Government could very well be defeated if the amendment comes to a vote. (more...)
Father slashes son's throat, almost decapitating 2-year-old Father slashes son's throat, almost decapitating 2-year-old
- February 23, 2018

An Illinois father stabbed his 2-year-old son to death and stuffed his body into a garbage bag because the child was making too much noise as he slept, Chicago police have alleged. Ortiz allegedly fled the scene in his auto, but was arrested about four hours later in Kankakee and brought back to Chicago . A Chicago man was charged with murder Thursday for allegedly slitting the throat of his 2-year-old son to the point of "near decapitation", authorities said. (more...)
Two injured in shooting on Southeastern's campus in Hammond, university says Two injured in shooting on Southeastern's campus in Hammond, university says
- February 23, 2018

According to the Associated Press, the incident happened near an assembly hall where basketball games are held. In a Friday morning tweet, the university said there was no current threat to campus and university police are investigating the incident. (more...)
Manila summons U.S. envoy over Duterte 'threat' report Manila summons U.S. envoy over Duterte 'threat' report
- February 23, 2018

But spokesman Roque said in a statement that Duterte had not declared a revolutionary government nor nationwide martial law. The U.S. Embassy in Manila confirmed the meeting, saying Medialdea and Kim discussed the U.S. Malacañang has dismissed the USA intelligence community's assessment on the President as "myopic and speculative at best". Malacañang on Wednesday slammed the report, maintaining that Duterte "is no autocrat or has autocratic tendencies". (more...)
Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures
- February 23, 2018

A close-up photo reveals a list of responses or talking points to say to survivors and others who were impacted by the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland Florida . During the meeting , Trump said he supports arming staff in schools. He said that past efforts to address school safety and gun violence had faded and "nothing ever gets done". (more...)
NRA opposes new age limits on gun purchases NRA opposes new age limits on gun purchases
- February 23, 2018

Also fueling the gun control debate, National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre in a speech on Thursday described control advocates as elites aiming to "eradicate all personal freedoms". "They hate the NRA ". "If they seize power. our American freedoms could be lost and our country will be changed forever", LaPierre continued . The White House said that it is open to the idea of setting an age limit for the purchase of some assault weapons. (more...)
UN Security Council fails to agree on ceasefire across Syria: Russia UN Security Council fails to agree on ceasefire across Syria: Russia
- February 23, 2018

Syrian state TV later reported live from the streets of Damascus to show what it called the people's "steadfastness" in the face of the shelling. Assad has been committing war crimes with support of the Russians, he claimed.We don't want that to continue, � he said, adding the U.S. is monitoring the situation . (more...)
Angry Birds maker Rovio crashes 45% after warning on profits Angry Birds maker Rovio crashes 45% after warning on profits
- February 23, 2018

Rovio blamed expanded marketing costs and other necessary investments for the lower profit outlook. Rovio forecast its 2018 operating margin at 9-11 percent versus 10.6 percent in 2017 and said it expected sales of Euro 260-300 million versus 297 million past year. (more...)
Expected Medal Count For USA Expected To Be Down From Previous Games Expected Medal Count For USA Expected To Be Down From Previous Games
- February 23, 2018

In fact, no American was. Canada has taken home the gold medal in this event at the last four Olympics. "I came here. with one goal: to beat Lindsey", Goggia said. She said at some point - after the Winter Games are over - she will think about what she has accomplished. "It was just a little tentative, a little uncharacteristic, not quite charging", coach Chris Knight said. (more...)
Five-day death toll in Syria rebel enclave tops 400: Monitor Five-day death toll in Syria rebel enclave tops 400: Monitor
- February 23, 2018

At least 38 people died on Wednesday. At least 98 people, including 20 children, died Monday in the opposition-held area of eastern Ghouta , the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday. "The Security Council has not been effective in addressing the Syrian situation ", Ban said. The 15-country Security Council is discussing a draft resolution that would implement United Nations demands for the pause. (more...)
Lee in touch as Korda shoots record 62 Lee in touch as Korda shoots record 62
- February 23, 2018

It was pretty cool, a pretty cool round". Still, the less-than-ideal off-season-and the 27 screws in her jaw-don't seem to be affecting the 24-year-old's game in the least. Brittany Lincicome, victor of the season-opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, posted a 65 and and is in second place at 132. Lee's opening round of 66 has her tied with Jessica Korda , Moriya Jutanugarn and Lexi Thompson , an eagle at her final hole allowing Lee to set the early pace as a result of her 7.40 tee ... (more...)
Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol
- February 23, 2018

Samson Ayokunle, President, Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN ) has described Evangelist Billy Graham as the most humble and influential religious leaders well known in the world. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama - to attend. Cooper called Graham "without peer as an evangelist during his lifetime". His coffin was built by inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La., who typically construct caskets for fellow prisoners who can not afford one. (more...)
Sheriff's deputy stood outside school while Nikolas Cruz was inside shooting Sheriff's deputy stood outside school while Nikolas Cruz was inside shooting
- February 23, 2018

Peterson , the resource deputy at the Parkland , Florida, high school, waited outside the building as Nikolas Cruz fired shots, killing 17 people last week, officials said Thursday. Left: Nikolas Cruz . Right: Students are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Fla., after Nikolas Cruz opened fire on the campus on February 14, 2018. (more...)
U.S. expected to open embassy in Jerusalem in May U.S. expected to open embassy in Jerusalem in May
- February 23, 2018

Consulate General in Jerusalem, the official said. To move quickly, the new embassy will be in the neighborhood Arnona, where there is the existing USA consular building that provides visa services for American citizens. An Israeli government source said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is scheduled to visit the White House on March 5, is in contact with the Trump administration and will respond when the United States makes an announcement. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 next »