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Pentagon slams teacher who called military members 'lowest of our low'

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The post received hundreds of angry replies. He said that criticizing war as a general public policy is legitimate, but that Salcido should not have intentionally "besmirched the intellect of people who serve our country". I turned my phone back on to unexpectedly see a storm. He was elected to the Pico Rivera City Council in 1999 and served terms as mayor in 2002, 2010 and 2015, according to his online biography. Read More »

Pinebridge Investments LP Has $5.16 Million Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)

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Mcrae Capital Management Inc sold 8,735 shares as the company's stock declined 3.49% while stock markets rallied. The Arosa Capital Management Lp holds 581,616 shares with $15.45 million value, up from 160,984 last quarter. KAPLAN GILLA sold $1.01M worth of stock or 7,500 shares. Douglass Winthrop Limited Liability Co accumulated 0.17% or 19,594 shares. Raymond James Serv Inc holds 0.03% or 21,930 shares. Read More »

Here's PM Narendra Modi's Special Message Ahead Of Budget 2018

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today sought the cooperation of various parties for the smooth functioning of the budget session of Parliament. The Prime Minister urged all the leaders present to develop the Committee system of Parliament as a role model of Participative Democracy that may be adopted across State Legislatures in India. Read More »

Small plane forced to make emergency landing on highway

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Slod explained he was originally aiming for a nearby beach, but was eventually forced to descend on the 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa. 'You have a minute, maybe two minutes max to figure something out, ' Slod told CBS Local . No one was injured on the plane or the freeway in the landing. The pilot had to dodge traffic during his landing; he eventually touched down in the number five lane before easing over to the shoulder. Read More »

Militants attack military base in Kabul

An Australian Defence department spokesman told AAP that all Australian training personnel had been accounted and they had taken appropriate protection measures. Trump lashed out at Pakistan in early January, denouncing Islamabad's "lies" and "deceit" in the fight against terrorism-with the US suspending hundreds of millions of dollars in security assistance. Read More »

Analysts See $1.54 EPS for Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE)

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The company has market cap of $12.11 billion. However, there are also other important factors which we haven't considered today, such as the financial strength of the company. Therefore 60% are positive. The Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation had 73 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a "buy" rating and set a $20.37 price objective on shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities in a report on Monday, December 11th. Read More »

FBI Chicago releases footage in child kidnapping case

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Authorities are now attempting to determine if the suspect has other victims that they don't know about. The FBI's Chicago field office said the incident took place on December 20 around 3.30pm in Calumet City, around 30 miles south of Chicago. Read More »

Jordan king vows more efforts to defend Palestinian cause

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King Abdullah II met Monday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who is pushing back against last month's USA recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "I think our views on Palestine and Jerusalem are well known to you", King Abdullah told the German president. While African countries have long supported the Palestinians in global institutions, including the UN, Israel continues to make major diplomatic inroads in the continent. Read More »

Israel Summons Polish Diplomat Over Holocaust Bill

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Just over a week after California officials found 13 siblings allegedly held captive and younger children apparently not missed by schools because they were being home-schooled, home-schooling advocates say they are bracing for calls for stricter oversight of the practice. Read More »

Netanyahu, Putin To Discuss Iran In Moscow After Holocaust Commemoration Event

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The final and most important agenda for the two leaders is the opening of "Sobibor: Those Who Defeated Death", an exhibition dedicated to the 75 anniversary of the uprising of prisoners' at the Sobibor concentration camp. Israel's chief military spokesman Brig. While Israel has always maintained that it has no role to play in supporting any party involved in the Syrian conflict, there was de-confliction system set up by Russian Federation and Israel in 2015. Read More »

Nikki Haley denies author's allegations of secret liaison with US Prez Trump

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Recently, Haley falsely accused Iran of supplying ballistic missiles used to attack Saudi Arabian forces by the Yemenis, and alleges that she is seeking the endorsement of USA allies to provoke Iran. Among the attendees are ambassadors from China, France, Russia and the United Kingdom. Trump also wants tighter restrictions on Iran's ballistic missile program. Read More »

Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Detective Involved in Shooting

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One person was struck but was not seriously injured. During the struggle, the officer shot the man in the head, critically injuring him. Around 7:30 a.m. Fox reported that the off-duty officer made a verbal warning before he fired his gun. "This male is about 6 feet 1, 250 (pounds), and immediately gets aggressive against the off-duty officer", Philadelphia Police Capt. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty mark record close on positive growth outlook

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The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 36,283, up 232 points, while the broader Nifty50 closed at 11,130, up 60.75 points. The Nifty50 fell by 16.35 points or 0.15 per cent to close at 11,069.65 points, while the Sensex closed at 36,050.44 points - down 111.20 points or 0.31 per cent. Read More »

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Deliver Dem Response to Trump's SOTU

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This one may top them all though. The president's address is expected to focus on five main areas: the economy, infrastructure , immigration, trade, and national security. The Montreal talks showed progress, with an agreement to close the chapter related to anti-corruption, the first such section of the agreement to be finalized since October. Read More »

Two Key Senators Urge Trump Restraint On Russia-Probe Comments

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Don't miss: Trump Jr. He added, "I think that where we stand is that, again, there's been significant investigation so far, and no evidence of any sort of collusion". Graham's bill, which he co-authored with Democratic Sen. A similar measure was introduced by Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Chris Coons (D-DE) around the same time. Read More »

Senate to Take Initial Vote on Bill Banning Abortions after 20 Weeks

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The U.S. Senate plans to vote on a bill this week that would make abortions performed after 20 weeks a criminal act. "It's at a time when babies can be saved". "It becomes something you can drive a legal truck through". Forty-six GOP senators are co-sponsors of the bill. "56 percent of people who identify themselves as pro-choice support this bill, so there is absolutely no reason for any senator to not support this bill and not bring it to the floor". Read More »

Australia aims to become 'top 10' defence exporter

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who unveiled the strategy at Thales Australia's Rydalmere office, said while the strategy outlines its ambitions to become a top 10 global defence exporter, it is by and large about Australian job creation. Australia's Turnbull government has distanced itself from a central theme of the Donald Trump administration's new national defence strategy, which defines growing Russian and Chinese military might as greater threats than terrorism. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel To Interview Stormy Daniels After Trump's State Of The Union

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The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to Daniels in October 2016 to prohibit her from publicly discussing the alleged affair before the election. There were reports Trump's people originally paid Stormy $130k to keep quiet about the incident where Trump allegedly chased the porn-star around in his undies at a party. Read More »

Trump needs to show restraint in Russian Federation investigation, GOP senators say

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Democrats immediately seized on the report, saying they would try to ensure that continuing budget negotiations included legislation to protect the special counsel. The question is: "Will our Republican colleagues muster the political fortitude to do it?" Collins, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, also added that in her opinion, Trump, who has tweeted prolifically about the investigation for months, should "never" talk about the probe except in private with legal counsel. Read More »

Boy, 7, handcuffed after allegedly attacking teacher at Miami school

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This wasn't her son's first run-in with the officer. The boy's parents reacted with incredulity and despair upon seeing the images of their son being hauled away and ducked into the back of a police cruiser. However, instead of being suspended, the teacher called for the child's arrest because she thought he was a danger to the society. Cellphone footage shows the child in handcuffs after the alleged attack. Read More »

Egypt: Head of centrist party to challenge Sisi

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The sources added that Mousa received endorsements from 20 parliamentarians, the majority of them representing the Monufia Governorate, in order to announce his presidential bid. "The current president, Abdel Fattah El Sisi, is the most capable to carry out these heavy responsibilities, and to bring cooperation between all the state's institutions of the armed forces, police, and parliament", said Makhion. Read More »

Feyenoord looking for a new striker should Jorgensen join Newcastle

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Benitez said: "I will tell you on the 31st, we have to make sure on the 31st we will have the players we want, that is the main thing". What I have to do is make sure I don't let them down. Lee Charnley (managing director) does. There is the issue of money both from the point of view of the transfer fee and wages in that Anderlecht are not the richest of clubs so the fee would be a sticking point and there is also the fact that they would never be able to match his Premier League pay ... Read More »

Kabul: Coordinated attack on military academy

The attacker used the ambulance to coast through one security checkpoint in central Kabul by telling police he was transporting a patient and then detonated his explosives at a second checkpoint, the Interior Ministry said. Officials blamed the Haqqani network for several of the latest attacks . Saturday's attack , described as "an atrocity" by the head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan, drew universal condemnation from neighboring countries and allies who had expressed ... Read More »

Landscaper now facing five murder charges in case of missing gay men

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McArthur was previously charged in the presumed deaths of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, both reported missing from the Church and Wellesley streets area at separate times previous year. He had earlier been charged for the deaths of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen . "It certainly encompasses more than the gay community - it encompasses the city of Toronto", Idsinga said. Read More »

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to step down, reports say

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McCabe will technically remain an employee of the bureau until his official retirement in March. The Washington Post reported earlier this month that, when Mr Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey a year ago, Mr Trump met with Mr McCabe in the Oval and the President asked the FBI's second in command who he had voted for in 2016. Read More »

Aretha Franklin biopic to star Jennifer Hudson

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Aretha Franklin's life story is headed for the big screen, and the Queen of Soul has handpicked the actress she wants in the lead role: Jennifer Hudson . Hudson's credits include " Sex and the City " " The Secret Life of Bees " and Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq". "Aretha personally told me that last week". Franklin responded in withering kind (no, not by fax this time), saying she "never expected" Berry to sing: "It was more about her likeness, and the fact that she has (acting) experience". Read More »

Bruno Mars wins Record of the Year at 2018 Grammys

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If Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's smash hit " Despacito " had won Song or Record of the year , it would have marked the first time a Spanish language track won in either category. Kesha, who earned her first pair of Grammy nominations this year, has been in a legal war with former producer and mentor Dr. Luke. Leading up to the ceremony, Mars was considered an underdog for Album, Record and Song of the Year , but he won them all anyway. Read More »

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

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The Marshal Fahim National Defense University came under attack early Monday morning, reports said. One of the attackers blew himself up, it was reported. On Wednesday in Jalalabad, 90 miles east of Kabul , gunmen attacked an office of the aid group Save the Children , killing three staff members. The military complex, which is located in the 5th police district of Kabul , is near the site of a suicide bombing in October 2017. Read More »

Budget Session: President Kovind asks MPs to support Triple Talaq bill

The session will begin with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to a joint sitting of members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. Briefing reporters after the meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar quoted PM Modi as saying that the budget session is important and the government pays much attention to the suggestions emerging from the all-party meet. Read More »

Latest forecast on light snow expected overnight

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It will be a breezy day, too, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Accumulations are expected to stay under an inch across most of the region. Sunday's high will be in the low 40s, but temperatures will drop back again heading into the new work week. Read More »

Attacker driving ambulance packed with explosives kills 63 in Kabul

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At least 103 people were killed and 235 wounded in Saturday's lunchtime attack - one of the worst bombings in the city in recent years - which was followed by a national day of mourning in the war-weary country. Security officials have warned of possible further attacks. Despite a major tightening in checks following the 31 May attack, the ambulance which was packed with explosives for this latest attack was able to get through the checkpoints. Read More »