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Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race

Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race Yancey's attorney Trevor Stanley filed three motions in court Friday morning, saying Simonds' legal team has not presented any new evidence to challenge the decision made by a panel of three judges on December 20. If the House can't organize on January 10, Cox said, the General Assembly won't be able to follow through with Gov. Terry McAuliffe's farewell speech that night or some formalities of ... [Full Article...]

#StPetersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism, says Putin

#StPetersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism, says Putin Petersburg", says the FSB press release obtained by TASS. "The suspect is being questioned", Svetlana Petrenko - a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee - said in a statement. The news agency quoted a source close to the case as saying the suspect was 35-year-old Dmitry Lukyanenko - a resident of Saint Petersburg and member of the nationalist "New Age" movement. [Full Article...]

US says it negotiated $285M cut in United Nations budget

The US now provides about 22 percent of the annual budget, or about $3.3 billion per year, according to PolitiFact. In June, President Trump dropped the Obama administration's effort to force the U.S.to bear the economic burden of addressing global climate change (without having a major impact on global temperatures). [Full Article...]

Terrorists attack CRPF training centre in J&K's Pulwama, 3 injured

Terrorists attack CRPF training centre in J&K's Pulwama, 3 injured The terrorists attacked with grenades and heavy gunfire before breaching the perimeter of camp of the 185 Battalion of the CRPF. The CRPF says that the fidayeens managed to enter the Lethpora camp at 0210 hours on Sunday. A unit of the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed that called itself the "Afzal Guru squad" claimed the attack. According to reports, the militants are holed up inside... [Full Article...]

10 killed in terror attack on Egypt church

10 killed in terror attack on Egypt church Khaled Megahed says Friday's attack took place when gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire outside Mar Mina church. Who did it?In an official statement , the interior ministry identified the attacker, saying his name is Ibrahim Isma'il Isma'il Moustafa, 34, and he is one of the most prominent terrorist elements, fugitive and unsafe, who claimed the elements of the attack on the vehicle (microbus) ... [Full Article...]

Australian diplomat's tip a factor in FBI's Russian Federation probe

The newspaper's story cites four anonymous American and Australian foreign officials "with direct knowledge of the Australian's role" as its source. Australia passed that on to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Australia passed the information on to the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the Democratic emails were leaked, according to The Times, which cited four current and former USA an... [Full Article...]

Liberia president-elect says he will build on nation's gains

Oyintiloye made the submission in Osogbo, Osun State capital, following the victory of the first and only African to emerge world's best footballer, George Opong Weah, in the just-concluded presidential election in Liberia. "Together, let's help speed up the development of our continent", Weah wrote. Weah replaced Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as president, who was a joint recipient of the Nobel Peace... [Full Article...]

Gay activists troll Vice President Pence with sign: 'Make America gay again'

Gay activists troll Vice President Pence with sign: 'Make America gay again' However, The Times received an email from Shannon Slade, who said the banner was "hung by the daughters of the couple who live in the home, and one of their girlfriends (I'm one of them!) with the full support of their parents". The national uproar over the divisive bill, called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , or RFRA, prompted IN legislators to modify it by adding anti-discrimination p... [Full Article...]

Tower block on fire in Manchester

Tower block on fire in Manchester One person has been taken to hospital after the fire broke out on the ninth floor of the building in Joiner Street in the city's Northern Quarter. In a statement, the Manchester Fire Department said: 'We're now tackling a fire on the 9th floor of a 12 storey building on Joiner Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter. [Full Article...]

3-yr-old boy playing with stove caused New York's Bronx fire

3-yr-old boy playing with stove caused New York's Bronx fire On the ground floor, a 3-year-old boy who Nigro said "had a history of playing with the burners and turning them on" was toying with the stove in his family's kitchen. He says the city cited landlords over 7,752 times in the previous year for violations of the self-closing-door requirement. While the doors are required in any apartment building with more than three units, they sometimes do not... [Full Article...]

Berlin to Set Up Women-Only 'Safe Spaces' For New Year's Eve

Berlin to Set Up Women-Only 'Safe Spaces' For New Year's Eve It comes after mass sexual assaults took place on New Year's Eve 2015 in Cologne with hundreds of women claiming to have been targeted by men with migrant backgrounds. Most notable was an incident of mass sexual harassment in Cologne in 2015 which led to 1,200 criminal charges. "You can turn here if you feel harassed". [Full Article...]

Russian Security Service Detains Suspect in St Petersburg Supermarket Explosion

Russian Security Service Detains Suspect in St Petersburg Supermarket Explosion Eight people remain hospitalized after a device exploded Wednesday in a storage area for customers' bags. "The Federal Security Service [FSB] recently thwarted another attempted terror attack", said Russia's official news agency TASS, quoting Vladimir Putin. [Full Article...]

Fresh protests over economy in Iran

The report quoted the security deputy of Tehran's governor, Mohsen Hamedani, as saying that fewer than 50 people gathered at a public square in Tehran, and that majority left after a police warning but a few chose to stay on. "They think by doing this they harm the government", he said, but "it will be others who ride the wave". 'Police gave them the necessary notifications and treated them wi... [Full Article...]

Erica Garner, daughter of murdered chokehold victim Eric, is dead at 27

Erica Garner, daughter of murdered chokehold victim Eric, is dead at 27 When her son was born in August, she named him after her father. Garner's heart attack was reportedly triggered by an asthma attack that she'd suffered with for years. "It really really was", her account said. "He's not scared to go up against the systematic racism that exists in America today". Erica Garner became a voice against police brutality after his death. [Full Article...]

Djokovic Australian Open fears grow after Doha withdrawal

Djokovic Australian Open fears grow after Doha withdrawal Djokovic was targeting Doha as his first match since his quarter-finals loss at Wimbledon in July this year. Britain's Andy Murray was yesterday set to replace the six-time Australian Open champion and play a one-set exhibition match against Bautista Agut. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan has high chances fo winning the show

Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan has high chances fo winning the show Bigg Boss Season 11's finale is round the corner and just a handful of Bigg Boss inmates are left. If you see the pattern, it is very clear that not Hina Khan rather Shilpa Shinde has higher chances of winning the show as the contestants who have been evicted have revealed that major chunk of Shilpa's flip side has been edited out to get the audiences like her a lot. [Full Article...]

Here's first challenge for President Rahul Gandhi: 5 Meghalaya Congress MLAs resign

Here's first challenge for President Rahul Gandhi: 5 Meghalaya Congress MLAs resign In the row, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday removed former Chief Minister D.D. Lapang as state unit president and replaced him with Celestine Lyngdoh. Congress Party is gearing up for the upcoming Meghalaya Elections, and the Congress President is seeking no mistakes for the party to make. The BJP launched its poll campaign in the northeastern state earlier this month with a rally ad... [Full Article...]

Obama beats Trump as most admired man in annual poll

Obama beats Trump as most admired man in annual poll Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton continued to top the most admired woman question, according to the poll, with 9 percent of those surveyed picking her in 2017. 10, 2017. On the same day (Dec. 28) during Obama's first year as president, a Rasmussen poll found his approval rating was 47 per cent and disapproval was 52 per cent. [Full Article...]

Carnival (CCL) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Wunderlich Cap Managemnt invested in 20,149 shares or 0.97% of the stock. Credit Agricole S A bought 449,100 shares as the company's stock rose 2.44% with the market. Barclays Capital upgraded CEMEX, S.A.B.de C.V. (NYSE:CX) rating on Thursday, April 21. (NYSE:QEP) on Monday, June 26 with "Buy" rating. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. [Full Article...]

2 arrested in 'horrific' quadruple NY murders

2 arrested in 'horrific' quadruple NY murders Police Chief John Tedesco said he has "never seen savagery like this" in 42 years in law enforcement. Myers had a 15-year-old son who was out of town on a retreat at the time of the murders. "We are shocked and deeply saddened by this tragedy", reads a statement on a GoFundMe page set up by a representative of the Club. "Everyone down there [at the Boys and Girls Club] is crying", Rev. [Full Article...]


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