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YouTube star wins damages in landmark 'revenge porn' case

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So-called "revenge porn", usually a former partner posting videos showing sex acts online without the other person's consent, is illegal in the United Kingdom though Chambers was unable to have criminal charges brought against the man as the videos were uploaded before the law came into effect. Read More »

Anti-Terror Fatwas in Pakistan a result of USA pressure: Afghan MPs

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In August, the USA infuriated Pakistan by accusing it of providing a haven for extremist groups that carry out attacks in neighboring Afghanistan . Before leaving for Washington on Tuesday, Ambassador Alice told journalists, "There can be no good or bad terrorists ". Later she also stated that the United States would not support the use of Afghan soil as a base for hostile acts against Pakistan. Read More »

Winter weather advisory issued for Henry County; Light snow, frigid temps likely

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Many schools across the region are closed for the second day in a row. Travel & Leisure has reached out to major carriers with a request for the most recent cancellation numbers and will update this story when they respond. The winter weather has caused delays and cancelations at airports throughout the country including Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the country. Read More »

Palestinian suspected in the Nablus-area attack killed in Jenin

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According to Israeli army assessments, the recent attacks show that Hamas rulers of Gaza have lost ability to prevent other militants groups from carrying out attacks from the coastal enclave, Israeli media said. A Palestinian was killed during clashes with Israeli forces in the north of the occupied West Bank late on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry announced. Read More »

7-year-old stabbed in UP school

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The accused girl will be presented before Juvenile Justice Board. The incident took place in Aliganj area of the state capital. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Thursday, visited the King George Medical College to meet the injured child Hrithik Sharma, who was stabbed by a student on Wednesday last. Read More »

52 dead in bus fire in western Kazakhstan

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It was reported that most, if not all victims of the accident, were citizens of Uzbekistan . MOSCOW (AP) - A bus fire in Kazakhstan killed 52 people on Thursday in a vast snow-covered steppe, officials said . One of the drivers said the passengers were Uzbek nationals and the vehicle was registered in Kazakhstan, ministry official Ruslan Imankulov told AFP. Read More »

Nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V test-fired

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Citing Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Indian Express reported that the test-fire of the surface-to-surface missile, Agni-V, was conducted off a test range from an island in Odisha, an eastern Indian state on the Bay of Bengal. Defense officials say that in Thursday's launch, the missile followed its entire trajectory in a textbook manner, dropping three motors at predefined stages into the Bay of Bengal. Read More »

Democrats say no Dreamer solution after Kelly meeting

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This is - you know, we can talk about this, but that's where he is". The comments came as negotiations continued over a possible long-term deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Conservative leader Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said he wants GOP leaders to add additional defense money. "We just keep doing this every month", said Perry, who also opposed the last stopgap spending measure. Read More »

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

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Preparations are under way to send a robot submarine to explore a sunken Iranian oil tanker where all 32 crew members are believed to have died, Chinese officials said. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a daily press briefing that China mobilized nine vessels on the day the accident happened and there had been more than 13 rescue vessels at the scene from the second day. Read More »

Five-year-old cancer survivor killed by runaway vehicle

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The kindergarten student died in hospital from serious injuries. But her future was cut short when she was about to get into her father's auto after school. Around the back of St. Raphael Catholic School near Keele and Wilson, a pink and purple memorial grew. "A team of counsellors, including a social worker, psychologist and members of our chaplaincy and religion team will be on hand to support the school community today". Read More »

Czech cabinet resigns after losing confidence vote

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Any new Czech government must seek a confidence vote within 30 days of taking office, and Babis' defeat - by 117 to 78 votes - was widely expected after all eight other parties in parliament said they would vote against. The second richest man in the Czech Republic , Babis is the owner of Agrofert, a food, farming, chemical and media conglomerate and the country's biggest employer. Read More »

Armed Robbery Suspect Killed in Crash After Police Chase

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The clerk was the only other person in the store and was not injured. In each case, police said, the robber pointed a handgun at store employees and robbed them of cash. on January 1. Winnipeg police issued a release January 17 seeking help identifying suspects in a string of robberies. The male driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Read More »

Father 'followed intuition' and called helicopter to save his son

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Teenager Samuel Lethbridge was pinned behind the dash of his vehicle for over 30 hours in an off road accident and he spent the night in the wilderness. "I wasn't going to let that happen". "So we went and hired the helicopter straight away and found him within 10 minutes", he said. "We were so lucky because for those first 10 minutes it was really thick, wooded land and then Sam's auto is white so it just stood out". Read More »

GOP senator says reports of Trump's 's***hole' remarks 'gross misrepresentation'

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Sen. Dick Durbin , an Illinois Democrat, confirmed the Post's reporting, while Sen. Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating Trump had. 'Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday. '"Basically" is an operative word'. "In 2013, Senator Durbin also made the same accusation against a Republican leader in a meeting with President Obama and said he chewed out the president", said Perdue. Read More »

France will not allow another 'Jungle' in Calais: Macron

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Mr Macron visited Calais on Tuesday ahead of the UK-France summit. Britain is also expected to unveil Thursday that it will "significantly reinforce its operational support" for the west African "G5 Sahel" force aimed at fighting jihadism in the region. Read More »

Flotek Industries, Inc. (FTK) Shares Sold by Epoch Investment Partners Inc

About 33,878 shares traded or 7.51% up from the average. Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAVM) has risen 55.16% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500. Iowa-based Principal Grp Inc has invested 0% in Flotek Industries, Inc . Bamco Inc. NY lifted its stake in Flotek Industries by 21.3% during the 2nd quarter. Read More »

Shabana Azmi Tried To Take A Jibe At BJP's Victory, Got Trolled

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Although the BJP couldn't touch the magic figure of 150 seats that Amit Shah had projected, but still managed to win the election comfortably with over 48 per cent of vote share in Gujarat . I salute the hardworking BJP Karyakartas in these states for their hard work which has led to these impressive victories, tweets PM Modi. A victory in the south will boost Congress' standing and morale ahead of elections in BJP-dominated Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh states next year. Read More »

Panel formed for return of Rohingya

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The reports that villages were still being burned as late as December 2 contradicted assurances from the Myanmar government that violence had ceased and that the Rohingya could safely return to Myanmar, said the rights group. "It is a further indication that authorities will do anything they can to avoid global scrutiny of their human rights record", said James Gomez, the rights group's director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Read More »

Cubs re-sign LHP Brian Duensing to two-year, $7M deal

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He went 1-1 with a 2.74 earned-run average previous year and has a career ERA of 4.01. Duensing ranked second on the team with a 2.74 ERA behind star closer Wade Davis, and also ranked second among Cubs relievers to Carl Edwards Jr.in total innings pitched with 62 1/3. Read More »

Spain's Rajoy rejects ex-Catalan leader's call to meet

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Arrimadas said the results sent a message to the world that the majority of Catalan people were in favor of remaining in Spain and separatists can not talk on behalf of all Catalans. Puigdemont's party - Junts per Catalunya (Together for Catalonia ) - won 34 seats in Thursday's vote. The turnout was more than 80 per cent a record for a Catalan regional election . Read More »

Saudi Arabia deposits $2 billion in Yemen central bank to back currency

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But he also took the opportunity to criticize Muslim countries supporting the USA and Israel, "Like what the Saudis do". "This is certainly a betrayal of the Islamic Ummah and the Muslim World", he said. Rouhani blamed regional instability on Israel's "occupation of Palestine" with the United State's "tendentious and unstinting" support, the Iranian Press TV reported . Read More »

Hazing charges draw thanks from university head

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Last November, the 20-year-old Pi Kappa Phi pledge died from alcohol poisoning following an off-campus party. A medical examiner later determined Coffey's blood alcohol level to be.447 - more than five times the legal limit to drive. "The circumstances are unique. This was a pattern of hazing that had gone through the semester", Campbell said. Pi Kappa Phi was under a liquor ban - meaning it could serve only beer and wine - but pledges were told the ban was lifted for the party and someone ... Read More »

Russia Calls US Security Strategy 'Imperial,' China Denounces 'Cold War' Thinking

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The national security document - 11 months in the making - is required by law and is created to form a framework for how America approaches the world. In his June speech , the US President said he had been elected to represent "the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris". He has also mostly avoided needless escalation in places like the South China Sea, where many countries, including China and some American allies, have mutually exclusive territorial claims. Read More »

Murphy Signs Another Executive Order on First Full Day in Office

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Kennedy used when he was sworn in as president. Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters , but at least he didn't break a leg. Only one, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal , has been approved by the state Senate. One of Murphy's biggest campaign promises was to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15. Read More »

WWII Vet Bob Dole Is Wheelchair Bound

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Dole said he was "extremely honored" to receive the award and thanked his colleagues and staff, and all the speakers for their "kind words". Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole knew the art of the deal before President Donald Trump published the 1987 book of the same name. Read More »

WWE star Roman Reigns accused by imprisoned dealer of buying steroids

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WFN's client list included "at least 50 customers in the Eastern District of New York" in a ring that made over $10 million in the distribution of illegal steroids, Forbes reports . Roman, a three-time WWE Champion, is widely regarded as one of the company's biggest assets, having headlined each of the last three WrestleManias. Read More »

Nervous Republicans fear they'll pay if government shuts down

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Days later he reversed course, rejecting a bipartisan plan submitted to him at a White House meeting during which he also reportedly lashed out at immigration from "shithole" countries. In a tweet Tuesday, Trump claimed that "Democrats want to shut down the Government over Amnesty for all and Border Security". It is a discrete, coherent, logical package that the Gang of Amnesty simply has rejected for four months despite Donald Trump's willingness to provide that legal protection for those ... Read More »

Hungary to Veto Possible EU Anti-Poland Sanctions

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On Wednesday the EU Commission triggered article 7.1 of the EU treaty and asked the Council to determine "that there is a clear risk of a serious breach" of European values by Poland. The EU Council-it represents Member States-will have to vote on wher democratic values are threatened in Poland. The United Kingdom has assured Poland of its support over Poland's constitution, judicial reforms, and defense and security. Read More »

Probe ordered into Philippine shopping centre fire

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In announcing his resignation Monday to the City Council, Paolo Duterte cited the social media fight, as well as his failed marriage to Lovelie Sangkola, the teenager's mother, and recent accusations tying him to a crime ring. The order was given for the NBI to determine the presence of any criminal liability which led to the fire and the attendant loss of lives. "Foremost, we offer our solemn condolences to the families of those persons who lost their lives in this very unfortunate ... Read More »

FM Çavuşoğlu discusses Syria with his Russian counterpart Lavrov in phone call

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Hariri, speaking in English, told Reuters in London . "Iran and Russian Federation are trying to deprioritise the transition", he said. Mustafa Sejari, a senior representative of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) said that the group's envoys who visited Washington explained to United States officials the downsides of President Donald Trump's decision to shut off the CIA-facilitated supply of weapons to certain rebel groups in Syria. Read More »