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Pro-Syrian government militiamen enter Afrin

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Touching on Turkey's ongoing "Operation Olive Branch" into Afrin Kalın said Ankara believes that the YPG is "trying to turn Afrin into a new terrorist headquarters", similar to how the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has used the Qandil Mountains in northern Iraq. Read More »

Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Ardevora Asset Management Llp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $701.32 billion market cap company. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 114,760 shares stake. Chesley Taft And Limited Liability Corp stated it has 5,045 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Read More »

Striking similarities between Nirav Modi and Vikram Kothari

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Since last week, Kothari's office in Kanpur's City Center road has been locked and he himself has been untraceable ever since. The Central Bureau of Examination ( CBI ) has actually submitted an instance versus Rotomac Pens marketer Vikram Kothari as well as others for presumably ripping off a consortium of public field financial institutions of Rs 3,695 crore by back-pedaling vehicle loans he had actually considered his company. Read More »

Trump slams FBI's handling of tip on Florida school shooter

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The president then asserted that the agency was perhaps distracted by the investigation into possible Trump administration ties to Russian Federation. They included the tweet in an article that outlined how the Federal Bureau of Investigation mishandled previous tips about the potential danger of the Parkland shooter, citing a BuzzFeed article published early Thursday morning. Read More »

Huge Star Wars Blowout Sheds Light On Ron Howard's Han Solo Spinoff

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Much of these new toys can be found from the Black Series line of action figures as well as Star Wars: The Vintage Collection. A new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Sana Starros is a character from Star Wars Marvel comics who claimed to be married to Han Solo . Then there's the post-Jedi story which will feature Leia, Ben Solo and perhaps an explanation of where Lando is during the sequels. Read More »

There's a Tomb Raider Barbie doll

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The Tomb Raider Barbie is a Barbie Signature doll with a fully-articulated body. She's also bandaged up and holds her climbing axe. Other accessories include a toy stand and a certificate of authenticity, for all those keen collectors. As for the doll itself, it's pretty cool. "This is a more down-to-earth Lara Croft than we've seen before on film, which appealed to me", he tells us. Read More »

Amit Shah offers prayer at Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple

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Yesterday, the police slapped tougher charges - attempt to murder - against Mohammed Haris that carry a maximum punishment of life imprisonment. The Centre's ambitious plan to provide health insurance to 10 crore poor families across the country, besides its thrust on the rural sector, especially agriculture, will also figure in the day-long deliberations which will conclude with Modi's address, party sources said. Read More »

Biggest child care investment in BC history unveiled

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A new HousingHub office at BC Housing will foster partnerships between governments, non-profits, and the private sector to build the 114,000 homes over the next ten years. The new speculation tax and income tax credit will raise $200 million a year, B.C.is expecting $75 million a year from cannabis taxes and is increasing tobacco taxes by $95 million. Read More »

Oxfam boss apologises over abuse of Haiti quake victims

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The chief executive said safeguards had been put in place following an internal investigation in 2011 into the behaviour of some Oxfam staff in Haiti but admitted that the charity had not gone far enough. The Guardian quoted a former Oxfam employee who is concerned about how the issue of sexual harassment in worldwide aid agencies is playing out in the global media. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi questions PM Narendra Modi's silence over Punjab National Bank fraud

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Targeting the government, Tiwari said Nirav Modi wrote a letter to the PNB that smacks of arrogance and can be written only by a person who has full confidence in his seniors who are sitting at top positions in the government. "Don't fall in the trap of NPP", he said, as he reminded people how the NPP is a coalition partner in the BJP-led government in Manipur. On behalf of the Congress , I assure you of this. Read More »

Iran to flatten Tel Aviv if Israel try invasion: former IRGC cmdr

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Netanyahu made the statement at a security conference in Munich while showing a piece from "an Iranian drone " downed in Israel . "You should, it's yours". Also speaking at the conference, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov and former USA secretary of state John Kerry, who helped finalise the agreement, criticised moves to end the deal. Read More »

Nigerian bishop quits after Vatican gives in to ethnic objections

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Priests who refused to write as instructed faced being suspended. A statement issued by the Vatican on Monday said Pope Francis has accepted his resignation. Many members of the tribe resent what they call the "Anambranization" of the Church in southeast Nigeria, believing there to be corruption within the Church in Nigeria and a "recolonization" of the Mbaise. Read More »

Syria's Ghouta a 'death sentence' for children under siege

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The Syrian military has not commented on the reports from the Eastern Ghouta but says it carried out "precision strikes" on areas from which the shells were launched. The Syrian foreign ministry accused militants in Ghouta of targeting Damascus and using people as "human shields". The opposition-affiliated Syrian Civil Defence, also known as White Helmets, said the shelling and airstrikes killed 98 and that some people are still under the rubble. Read More »

Full presidential memorandum on bump fire stocks

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Experts said the device had no self-defense value, since it is impossible to fire guns with any accuracy when using a bump stock . Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed the Parkland shooting during their talks on Sunday afternoon, the White House said. Read More »

Drought-stricken Cape Town pushes back 'Day Zero' again

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According to a statement, the week's lower rate of consumption is attributed to water from Groenland reaching the Steenbras Upper Dam this week, which marginally increased the dam level, as well as to the further reduction in the city's weekly average demand to 523-million litres per day, compared to 1.13-billion litres per day in 2014. Read More »

Primary early voting starts Tuesday

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Complicating the quest for the minimum number of votes, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners has refused to count write-in votes for write-in candidates who did not register separately with their office, even though the Cook County Clerk's office is the election authority that oversees the MWRD election, and with whom regular MWRD Board candidates file their nomination papers. Read More »

Luiten all smiles after victory in Oman

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Luiten, a former Titleist staff player, still games Titleist irons, wedges, putter and ball, but has TaylorMade woods in the bag . "It's been a great week. No Dutch player has ever played in the Ryder Cup. Unfortunately, I had a couple of bogeys as well on the front nine but I recovered from that with a couple of nice birdies on the back nine and it was a good battle with Woody. Read More »

ICE Operation in LA Results in 212 Arrests

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Cities have pledged to not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. 55 percent of the illegal immigrants arrested were previously convicted on serious or violent offenses, such as child sex crimes, assault, or weapons charges, or were convicted of significant or multiple misdemeanors. Read More »

USA bid to put Pakistan on global terror watch-list fails

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The list is maintained for identifying countries, which are failed to take appropriated steps to curb money-laundering and terror financing. Asif said "our efforts paid [off]" and that the convening states agreed to "proposing 3months pause &asking APG [Asia Pacific Group] for another report to be considered in June". Read More »

Iran: Sufi Protests in Tehran Turn Violent

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The Tehran police meanwhile stated that the clashes left three of their men dead. Police have blocked off streets to the site of the clash and deployed a number of officers to the area. Asma Jahangir, who died a week ago, said in her report to the U.N. Human Rights Council last March that the groups "continue to face arbitrary arrest, harassment and detention, and are often accused of national security crimes such as acting against national security". Read More »

Blockhead burglar beaned with brick

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The encounter that was captured on CCTV footage shows two masked men, each holding a brick, approaching a building. The first guy threw his, then walked in front of his accomplice, who just let go of his brick. The suspect is immediately knocked unconscious, as he is seen falling to the ground and lying motionless. Police in China released the comic footage, with viewers quick to label the pair "the dumbest criminals in the world". Read More »

Trump Attacks Facebook Over Social Media Russia Interference

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Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes". Mr. Brennan led the Central Intelligence Agency from 2013 to January 2017, when Mr. He tweeted, "Funny how the Fake News Media doesn't want to say that the Russian group was formed in 2014, long before my run for President". Still explaining away Trump's obstinacy on Russian Federation as merely a function of his ego is hardly a defense. Read More »

Hidden details uncovered in Picasso's oil painting

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At its base, they found a horizontal landscape by a different (anonymous) Barcelona painter. Using non-invasive imaging methods, such as reflectance imaging spectroscopy to map the underlying images beneath every paint layer and X-ray fluorescence (XRF) imaging to determine the composition of the pigments, the scientists were able to analyse 70% of the painting in 24 hours. Read More »

Jubeir: Punish Iran for missile attacks

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Now the United Nations is investigating allegations from the US and the UK that Iran is the source of these missiles, after US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley presented evidence in December 2017 that Iran was manufacturing these missiles and smuggling them to the Houthis is a violation of two UN resolutions. Read More »

More Than 1500 Attend Funeral for School Shooting Victim Alaina Petty, 14

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The teens carried sleeping bags and pillows and hugged their parents as they departed, many wearing burgundy T-shirts in their school colors. Now, they're all over social media and growing by the minute. The Parkland students also plan to meet Wednesday with top legislative leaders, including Corcoran and Senate President Joe Negron. Florida has a reputation for expanding — and not restricting — gun rights . Read More »

Vonn readies for final Oly downhill sprint

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Also, Bradie Tennell reps the U.S.in the ladies' short program, and we get women's bobsled and men's snowboard big air. Vonn placed sixth in the women's super-G event on Saturday. Needing a win to avoid elimination, the USA men's hockey team delivered with a 5-1 victory over Slovakia on Tuesday. Before the Games, she discussed trying to medal in five events. Read More »

Mississippi Bail Bondsman reported suspicious YouTube comment to Federal Bureau of Investigation in September

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The comment, posted in September on a YouTube page of a MS bail bondsman, was made by someone with the user name " nikolas cruz ". "I am committed to getting to the bottom of what happened in this particular matter, as well as reviewing our processes for responding to information that we receive from the public", FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a statement. Read More »

Heavy Rains Could Lead To Flash Flooding For Parts Of The Mid

Wednesday for Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. The Fox River in Montgomery was reported above flood stage at 13 feet by noon Tuesday . The report sent out from the National Weather Service states this flood should compared to the 8.4 crest that flooded the area around the Red Cedar River on April 8, 2017. Read More »

GM offers $2.2B debt for equity swap in South Korea

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After the meeting, Engle told reporters the company wanted to stay in South Korea . Engle was ambiguous about specifics of the turnaround plan. "We need to have a closer look through the audit", the official said. Moon said the USA import restrictions on South Korean exports such as steel, electronics, solar cell and washing machines, would disrupt the country's export that has worldwide competitiveness. Read More »