World

World Rocket FIRED at Israel as Middle East WAR fears loom
Author: 0 Rocket FIRED at Israel as Middle East WAR fears loom

A network of Gaza tunnels allowed Hamas gunmen to blindside Israel's superior forces during the 2014 war and the Israelis, with US help, have since stepped up work on counter-measures. In one of them, a rocket hit the southern Israeli city of Sderot, although Israeli public radio said it did not explode and did not cause any casualties.

World Rain halts play with Windies 286 behind
Author: 0 Rain halts play with Windies 286 behind

Brathwaite (14) and Hetmyer (10) were the not out batsmen, adding 19 more runs before lunch . New Zealand still holds the advantage in the match and two-test series after winning the first test at Wellington by an innings and 67 runs. At 87-2 and with Brathwaite and Hope together in a 44-run partnership for the third wicket, the West Indies looked to be finding their footing in the match but the rain dampened their fightback.

World Trump Jr. avoids questions on talks with father
Author: 0 Trump Jr. avoids questions on talks with father

None of the emails were sent directly to the president's son, and were sent between British publicist Rob Goldstone and then-campaign aide Dan Scavino, who is now the White House's social media director and assistant to President Donald Trump.

World Blaze Erupts at Clairemont Home Following Plane Crash
Author: 0 Blaze Erupts at Clairemont Home Following Plane Crash

According to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, the pilot reported a catastrophic engine failure shortly after taking off from Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport. The single-engine, six-seat Beech BE36 Bonanza had taken off from Montgomery Field about a half mile away. Neighbors reportedly broke windows of the home and called inside.

World Cuba and the United Nations Universal Human Rights Declaration
Author: 0 Cuba and the United Nations Universal Human Rights Declaration

This year Human Rights Day will kick off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70 anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights . It proclaims the rights which every human regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, birth or other status is entitled to.

World Trump demands, gets apology from reporter over 'phony photo'
Author: 0 Trump demands, gets apology from reporter over 'phony photo'

Trump continued to criticize the network Saturday morning, saying it may be committing "a fraud on the American Public" by calling itself "the most trusted name in news". "Demand apology & retraction from FAKE NEWS WaPo!" said the US President as he posted pictures of the event. "Sure thing: I apologize". Weigel said he deleted the photo after another reporter "told me I'd gotten it wrong".

World Sonia Gandhi celebrates her 71st birthday
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi celebrates her 71st birthday

She married late Rajiv Gandhi, who was India's former PM, in 1968. The Congress party also wished Gandhi. In the meantime, regarding her hatred and distrust towards politics and politicians, she had said that I would see my children begging, but I will not step into politics.

World Status orange snow and ice warning for Kildare this weekend
Author: 0 Status orange snow and ice warning for Kildare this weekend

While snow showers will ease in some areas on Saturday afternoon, fresh snow is expected to fall overnight in and around greater Belfast. Parts of Scotland and northern England have already seen the mercury fall to as low as -12C, with Storm Ana expected to bring more snow flurries and ice tomorrow.

World Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over
Author: 0 Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

After more than nine months of mostly grueling urban combat, Al-Abadi declared victory over IS in Mosul in July. The explosive rise of the militants in 2014 drew the United States back into Iraq, with more than 5,000 USA troops assisting Iraq's military as it wrested back land.

World Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi to Be Exhibited at Abu Dhabi's Louvre
Author: 0 Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi to Be Exhibited at Abu Dhabi's Louvre

The Louvre Abu Dhabi also announced the news in an Arabic post on its Facebook page. The Louvre Abu Dhabi said in a tweet Wednesday: "Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi is coming to #LouvreAbuDhabi". The museum, which was recently opened in the United Arab Emirates' capital as part of a 30-year agreement between Abu Dhabi's authorities and the French government, will host the only da Vinci's painting in private hands.

World Over US Jerusalem move Erdogan speaks to Pope Francis
Author: 0 Over US Jerusalem move Erdogan speaks to Pope Francis

Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state, whereas Israel has declared the whole city to be its "united and eternal" capital. move. The US' plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has drawn criticism from a number of world leaders who fear it would further escalate regional tensions.

World Abbas to shun Pence; Palestinians continue Trump move protest
Author: 0 Abbas to shun Pence; Palestinians continue Trump move protest

On Wednesday, Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate Washington's Israel embassy to the holy city. The annoucement drew criticism from every other member of the UN Security Council at an emergency meeting on Friday.

World Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service
Author: 0 Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service

The heavy snow band moved across Austin and San Antonio, to Houston and the beaches of Galveston and Corpus Christi, where 7 inches of snow fell in some areas. until 8:00 a.m. Friday, December 8. The advisory includes New York City and the Lower Hudson Valley. Regardless, snow is expected to ramp-up over the next six hours or so, with some steadier snow this afternoon.

Author: 0 Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED): Examining the Technicals

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Barnes & Noble, Inc. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. Shares of Oncosec Medical Cmn (NASDAQ:ONCS) plunged -6.04% or -0.11 to reach at $1.71 during previous trading session. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc is a contract operator of bookstores on college and university campuses across the United States and a provider of digital education services.

World Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend
Author: 0 Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

A spokesman said: "Road users are advised to take extra care when travelling, to allow plenty of extra time to complete your journey and consider whether your journey is absolutely necessary before setting out by first checking the very latest forecast and weather conditions".

World California wildfires burn at least 116000 acres; 1 woman found dead
Author: 0 California wildfires burn at least 116000 acres; 1 woman found dead

According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection , the fire has burned at least 90,000 acres as of 9 p.m. Plants with the highest water content are located closest to the buildings, which are made of resistant travertine stone, and the site has a million-gallon reserve water tank.

World Trump to undergo physical and release details early next year
Author: 0 Trump to undergo physical and release details early next year

Sanders' remarks came after criticism of Trump's slurred speech during a foreign policy announcement Wednesday. And, she volunteered, Trump has scheduled a traditional Presidential Walter Reed Physical Exam for early 2018, results of which the doctor will make public.

World Indian Drone Violated Chinese Airspace Due to Technical Problem
Author: 0 Indian Drone Violated Chinese Airspace Due to Technical Problem

Beijing lodged "solemn representations" with India, and asked it to stop flying drones near the border, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said during a regular briefing (link in Chinese). "We will earnestly carry out our duty and resolutely defend our country's sovereignty and security". The two countries have also always been at odds over India's hosting of Tibet's government-in-exile and their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, considered by China to be subversive because of his ...

World BJP Maharashtra MP Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha
Author: 0 BJP Maharashtra MP Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha

They are public issues and I represent people. Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan said: "We will be happy if he joins the party". "It's a sham." He further said, "As the speaker wasn't present on Friday, I handed over my resignation to the secretary general of the Parliament".

World Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Hope Hicks about emails from Russian operatives
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Hope Hicks about emails from Russian operatives

But the agents anxious that the effort was part of a Russian intelligence operation that continued even after United States security officials released a scathing report on Moscow's interference in the 2016 election. Hicks to be cautious. Mr. Flynn lied to the F.B.I. about those discussions, and intelligence officials anxious that his lies made him susceptible to Russian blackmail.

World Putin to visit Turkey for talks on Jerusalem, Syria
Author: 0 Putin to visit Turkey for talks on Jerusalem, Syria

In their view, the efforts of the global community should be aimed at facilitating the resumption of the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations in order to find a mutual agreement and solution to all the problems. China, meanwhile, reiterated its backing of the decades-old Middle East peace process and said it supported the "just cause of the Palestinian people to restore their legitimate rights and interests".

World China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam
Author: 0 China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Demand for Chinese products has proven robust as growth in major trade partners remains intact, and imports are stabilizing as the domestic economy has outperformed this year. While the war on pollution had been expected to reduce raw materials imports, Friday's trade numbers showed commodity imports rebounded last month.

World United Nations Peacekeepers Were Killed In An Attack In Congo
Author: 0 United Nations Peacekeepers Were Killed In An Attack In Congo

In his remarks, he also said that the attack is another indication of the challenges faced by United Nations peacekeeping operations around the world and acknowledged the sacrifices made by troop-contributing countries in the service of global peace.

World Fatah official says US Vice President Pence
Author: 0 Fatah official says US Vice President Pence "unwelcome in Palestine"

Following President Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Fatah official says Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with the vice-president in his upcoming visit to the region. Trump's reversal of decades of U.S. policy has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies, who say the move is a blow to peace efforts and risks sparking more violence in the region.

World Al-Qaeda Calls for Attacks on the United States
Author: 0 Al-Qaeda Calls for Attacks on the United States

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has complicated the situation in the Middle East and is causing a split in the global community, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. Mogherini added all of the 28 European Union governments were committed to the two-state solution and that they would coordinate with the Middle East Quartet to progress peace negotiations.

World Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan in Race 3
Author: 0 Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan in Race 3

The superstar posted a picture of himself with Anil Kapoor and producer Ramesh Taurani on Twitter and wrote, "Inke Aane se Race3 ka cast aur ho gaya jhakas @ AnilKapoor @RameshTaurani #Race3". Aishwarya plays a singer in the movie while Rajkummar Rao plays his lover and Anil Kapoor plays a pivotal role. Popular for its high-octane scenes, Race 3 will showcase Salman and Jacqueline doing some kickass action sequences in dynamic avatars.

World Voting begins for first phase of Gujarat assembly elections
Author: 0 Voting begins for first phase of Gujarat assembly elections

Gujarat BJP President Jiyubhai Vaghani also while casting his vote from Bhavnagar said that "We are going to win 150+ seats under the leadership of PM Modi ji, we face no obstacles". People were coming out in hordes at some places to exercise their constitutional right. Continuing the attack at another rally in Kalol, he said the Congress should similarly sack its senior leader and Kapil Sibal for urging the Supreme Court to defer hearing in the Ayodhya case.

World Court papers show Manafort drafting op-ed under house arrest
Author: 0 Court papers show Manafort drafting op-ed under house arrest

Prosecutors are arguing that Manafort's involvement in the op-ed violated a court order barring him from trying his case in the press. Paul Manafort's lawyers filed court papers on Thursday acknowledging that Manafort had been working on a draft editorial about his work, but they argued that Manafort did not violate a judge's order that he not make public statements that could prejudice the case.

World Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Brendan Dassey's conviction
Author: 0 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Brendan Dassey's conviction

Dassey was sentenced to life in prison after confessing to police that he helped his uncle, Steven Avery , rape and kill Halbach, a freelance photographer, in 2005. Then, in June, a three-judge panel from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stood by the determination, but the state appealed for a full court ruling .

World Trump's Middle East advisor Dina Powell announces to quit
Author: 0 Trump's Middle East advisor Dina Powell announces to quit

US President Donald Trump´s deputy national security advisor Dina Powell has announced to resign, the White House said on Friday. "She organized and drove an effort to restore our nation's strategic competence", National Security Advisor H.R.

World Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev
Author: 0 Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev

Saakashvili said, referring to President Petro Poroshenko's administration. "Saakashvili will be detained and the best thing he could do, if he were a man, if he really loved Ukraine even a little, would be to come today to Volodymyrska Street (security service headquarters) to testify to investigators", he told parliament.

World Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'- Christie's
Author: 0 Abu Dhabi to acquire Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'- Christie's

Christie's auction house sold the work of art to an anonymous buyer, but it has recently been revealed that a Saudi prince bought Leonardo's painting. Meanwhile, Salvator Mundi has had a controversial history , with one expert doubting if it is still the original work of da Vinci. Featuring a vast silver-toned dome, the Louvre Abu Dhabi was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, drawing inspiration from Arab design and evoking both an open desert and the sea.

World Trump Jr. Pokes Fun at Franken Via 'SNL' Character After Resignation Speech
Author: 0 Trump Jr. Pokes Fun at Franken Via 'SNL' Character After Resignation Speech

Dayton is tasked with appointing Franken's replacement, who will serve until the next election in November 2018. While Franken had issued a statement of apology after Tweeden first posted the picture that prompted other women to come forward, he did not apologize in his Thursday speech and pointed to the "irony" of his resignation despite the similar allegations against President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr.

World NFL Week 14: Ravens Vs. Steelers By The Numbers
Author: 0 NFL Week 14: Ravens Vs. Steelers By The Numbers

Week 14 of " Sunday Night Football " takes us to Pittsburgh , where two AFC North rivals will take part in a must-win game, though the Ravens and Steelers have very different reasons for needing a win. "That's a lot of points", Roethlisberger said. "It's a game, man", McLendon said. My body doesn't always like it. "When you play Baltimore you are going to get your head knocked off, they're going to knock your head off, you're going to try to knock theirs off, but you're going to ...

World Trump Approval Rating Hits 45 Percent
Author: 0 Trump Approval Rating Hits 45 Percent

Forty-seven percent said he was a racist while just 39 percent said he was not. Fifty-one percent of those surveyed did not approve of Trump's job performance, 60 percent saw him as reckless and 54 percent said he was sexist. "Trump's early-term unpopularity is unusual". The finding mark Trump's lowest approval rating in any poll since he was sworn into office in January in a front of a smaller than expected crowd.

World Tillerson to meet Lebanon's Hariri in Paris on Friday: US State Department
Author: 0 Tillerson to meet Lebanon's Hariri in Paris on Friday: US State Department

Representatives of all five permanent members of the UN Security Council, including U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, are attending along with envoys from Germany, Italy and regional powerhouse Egypt. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, will speak on Thursday about the issue of Jerusalem, the Hezbollah-affiliated al-Manar TV station reported.

World Israel intercepts rocket fired from Gaza
Author: 0 Israel intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

In place of the present armed forces of both Palestine and Israel. Muslim worshipers shout slogans against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital during Friday prayers in front of the Dome of the Rock at the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on December 8, 2017.

World Al Franken announces he will resign from Senate
Author: 0 Al Franken announces he will resign from Senate

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said he has not yet decided on who he will appoint to fill Franken's seat, but expects to make a decision shortly. Sen. People who know the Minnesota senator, but who do not want to be identified speaking of his private anguish, say he was stunned by the sudden turnaround of his colleagues.

World YouTuber Looking For Hot Content Rescued After Cementing Head In Microwave
Author: 0 YouTuber Looking For Hot Content Rescued After Cementing Head In Microwave

A YouTube prank went horrifically wrong when emergency crews had to rescue a man who had "cemented" his head inside a microwave. In a video released on his YouTube channel it shows the prankster putting his head in a plastic bag then inside a microwave before having seven bags of Polyfilla poured inside.

World Roy Moore accuser says she added notes to his yearbook inscription
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser says she added notes to his yearbook inscription

She said she knew Moore when she was a 16-year-old waitress at an Alabama restaurant, and accused him of sexually assaulting her in his auto after offering her a ride home. Nelson has accused Moore of sexually assaulting her in his auto when she was 16 years old. "Every time I saw him go up for re-election through the years, I'd always think, you know, maybe I need to do something", she told "GMA".

World Pantone announces its 2018 Color of the Year
Author: 0 Pantone announces its 2018 Color of the Year

It's a color I saw on a very fetching sweater dress at H&M on Black Friday that I almost considered purchasing. With this color, one is supposed to think of non-conformity as well as musical icons like Prince , David Bowie, and Jimi Hendrix.

World Radical economic transformation an ANC invention‚ Zuma says
Author: 0 Radical economic transformation an ANC invention‚ Zuma says

He did however also say he understood how hard it is for women to come forward with allegations of sexual violence, and he had sympathy for Khwezi. The High Court in Johannesburg later acquitted Zuma of the rape charges, saying there was not enough evidence to suggest that the sexual act between Zuma and Khwezi was not consensual.

World Pakistan to give visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Pakistan to give visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj

The official announcement was made by Swaraj on Friday, who also stated that she had conveyed Pakistan's decision to the mother, Avantika Jadhav. The International Court of Justice has stayed Jadhav's execution. Jadhav has filed an appeal with Pakistan's military chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, to seek clemency, which is still pending. India has been demanding consular access to Jadhav but Pakistan has not conceded to the demand yet.

World Trump Campaign Was Sent Access To Hacked WikiLeaks Documents
Author: 0 Trump Campaign Was Sent Access To Hacked WikiLeaks Documents

Congressional investigators are seeking to determine whether the September 4 email to the Trumps, which was turned over by the Trump Organization, is the latest example of entities or individuals associated with WikiLeaks trying to boost the GOP candidate's campaign and tarnish Hillary Clinton's.