Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

NOAA Winter Outlook 2017

Forecasters at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center released the 2017-18 U.S. Winter Outlook on Thursday. "Typical La Nina patterns during winter include above average precipitation and colder than average temperatures along the Northern Tier of the US and below normal precipitation and drier conditions across the South". Read More »

Michele Marsh, Emmy Award-winning TV news anchor, dies at 63

Marsh started her career at WCBS-TV in 1979 at age 25, and served as an anchor for 17 years. But as anchor at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., along with co-anchors who included Lester Holt, John Johnson, Rolland Smith, Mike Schneider, Ernie Anastos and Jim Jensen, Marsh helped even the playing field. Read More »

Storm Brian set to batter Britain just days after Ophelia


High winds are also forecast to hit inland areas. Heavy rain and gusts of 50mph are expected widely across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday, and winds could reach 70mph in exposed areas. The gusts could bring more power cuts after Ophelia left 50,000 people in the United Kingdom and 170,000 in Ireland without power, and could also cause flooding and large waves. Read More »

Rep. Pat Tiberi Will Quit Congress Early


As a rule, when influential members of Congress decide to quit in the middle of their term, and it has nothing to do with any scandals or investigations, it's evidence that all is not going well on Capitol Hill. That's understandable, since Republicans have struggled to do anything of real value since taking over all of the levers of federal power. The Ohio congressman was an ally of former House Speaker John Boehner, and had considered challenging Sen. Read More »

British nationals kidnapped in Nigeria's delta region


No ransom demand had yet been made, he added. Since the kidnapping the New Foundations website and a number of links to Donovan have been taken down and Michael Coleman, the United Kingdom director, declined to comment other than telling the Times he was working with the Foreign Office. Read More »

Bush Says America Has Lost Its Identity in Trump Era


He added that "bigotry seems emboldened", though he didn't explain why. Bush hinted Thursday at his dissatisfaction with Donald Trump , complaining in a New York City speech that "bullying and prejudice" has become a caustic norm in American public life. Read More »

Californians prepare for annual 'ShakeOut' natural disaster drill


According to a press release from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), 1.7 million people in the southeast and are registered to participate . Californians should be prepared to be self-sufficient for 72 hours following an quake or other major disaster, officials say. Many deaths in California's past earthquakes have come from moving objects inside a room - like a loose television or a falling microwave. Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency dog dropped after turning her nose up at training


We are sad to announce that Lulu has been dropped from the program. All dogs, just like most human students , have good days and bad days when learning something new. The dogs are their partners and have become members of their family, even after just a few weeks of training together. Between the ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged 2016 election tampering and its warnings regarding North Korea's ill intent, the Central Intelligence Agency isn't always in the news for good reason. Read More »

May seeks Brexit momentum with promise to European Union nationals in UK

Talks between EU and British negotiators have stalled over several issues, including the future status of the 3 million EU citizens in Britain and the 1 million Britons in other EU countries. "And we want them and their families to stay". The Labour leader warned a "no deal" scenario when Britain formally pulls out of the European Union in March 2019 would be "catastrophic" for the United Kingdom economy, but said he believed a deal "can be reached". Read More »

"Security concerns" lead to LTE service shutdown on Chinese Apple Watches


When Apple held its big annual product event in September, one of the most prominent updates was the addition of cellular connectivity for the Apple Watch. The Chinese government requires customers register with a carrier under their real names and obtain the SIM card from that carrier. China has some of the strictest regulations in the world for monitoring mobile users, and Apple Watch Series 3 might be presenting problems the government hasn't yet addressed. Read More »

Election official flees from Kenya


Chebukati later tweeted that he had met Odinga and was "looking forward" to meeting Kenyatta, though it was not clear if the president meant to respond to his call. However, Odinga, whose call for mass protests on election day has sparked fears that the crisis could turn violent, called for serious talks on the impasse after meeting Chebukati. Read More »

Quarterly Financial Update for Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR)

Analysts expect Kadant Inc. In the last earnings report the EPS was $3.13 and is expected to be $3.96 for the current year with 694,689,000 shares now outstanding. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.86, for a total transaction of $3,619,987.68. Captrust Advsrs owns 9,117 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Read More »

Melania Trump body double theory goes viral


The sunglass-adorned Melania seemed to look too different for some. He tweeted "This is not Melania, To think they would go this far and try and make us think it's her on TV is mind-blowing". Some people think that the idea of Trump's wife having a double is silly. While many have seen the amusing side, others have become convinced by the body double theory. Read More »

Tillerson to visit Pakistan next week


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the United States expects Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorist groups, and such a move will improve Islamabad's worldwide standing as well as stability in the region. "Pakistan has been a partner to the U.S. at times. India is a partner for peace in Afghanistan and we welcome their assistance efforts", he stated. Read More »

Trump 'knew what he signed up for'? Who owns the trademark?


President Donald Trump in a tweet Wednesday denied that he had told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in African this month that her husband "must have known what he signed up for". On Monday, Trump said he'd written letters that hadn't yet been mailed; his aides said they had been awaiting information on the soldiers before proceeding. Read More »

See what is Michigan's favorite candy


The Gem State loves their candy corn . The far superior Hershey Company is based in Pennsylvania, and creates by far the greatest Halloween candy - Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, which is the most popular candy in four states - Iowa, Kansas, Oregon, and Wyoming. Read More »

Taliban attack army camp in southern Afghanistan, killing 43

There had been 60 soldiers deployed to the base. The attacks come two days after similar massive suicide auto bombings in Paktia and Ghazni provinces that killed over 70 people. Armoured Humvee vehicles filled with explosives were detonated near the provincial governor's office, before gunmen moved in. In the meantime, a number of MPs and political analysts have blamed the lack of capabilities of the intelligence organizations for these attacks. Read More »

Teen driver safety week


To bring awareness of teen driver safety among teens and parents, top tire manufacturer Michelin has teamed up with football legend -; father of a teen driver -; Emmitt Smith in an educational campaign, "Coaching Your Teen Driver". In 2015, 1,972 teen passenger-vehicle drivers (15 to 18 years old) were involved in fatal traffic crashes, resulting in 2,207 deaths nationwide, of which 1,730 were teens, according to NHTSA. Read More »

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Price Target Raised to $187.00

The company is trading down by 0.27%% since yesterday's close of 158.81. About shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST ) has risen 25.14% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in COST. After $0.69 actual earnings per share reported by National Fuel Gas Co. Read More »

Volvo's Polestar is in it for the Long Haul


The Polestar 1 is a super sexy coupe that rides on the same platform as the Volvo S90, but that's where the similarities end. That is the standing record for the longest range a hybrid auto that is now up for grabs can travel without charging. Read More »

Highly Traded Stock: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

GT now has a profit margin of 8.00%. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.93 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $4.26. About shares traded. Seatown Hldgs Pte holds 620,300 shares. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ:GT) last announced its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. First Republic Investment Mgmt reported 0% of its portfolio in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB). Read More »

United Kingdom banks exposed to money laundering

Labour peer Peter Hain has written a letter to the chancellor Philip Hammond, which the Treasury has passed onto the financial regulators, asking them to look into whether the two banks were involved in money laundering. HSBC declined to comment. He urged United Kingdom authorities "to track that stolen money down and make sure that British financial institutions help return it to South African taxpayers". Read More »

Graham warns Paul: Don't screw up tax reform


Reconciliation lowers the threshold for breaking a filibuster and would allow the budget resolution to pass the Senate with a simple majority as opposed to sixty votes. The successful vote does not mean Republicans are in the clear, however. Indeed, one of the senators who is threatening to rebel, John McCain, may have set a precedent during the health-care debate, voting for the motion to proceed but against the actual legislation. Read More »

Iraqi Kurds Withdraw to June 2014 Lines as Offensive Continues


Peshmerga forces seized oil-rich Kirkuk, which lies outside Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, after the Daesh terrorist group overran vast territories in the country's northern and western regions in mid-2014. 25 referendum, anxious it could worsen regional instability and conflict by encouraging their own Kurdish populations to push for homelands. Due to the landlocked position of Kurdistan, most of its oil flows through the pipeline to Turkey's Ceyhan port to global markets. Read More »

Trump faces blowback after claim about calls to families of the fallen


Trump made the remark at an impromptu press conference in the White House Rose Garden after being asked why he had not yet addressed the four US soldiers killed in Niger on October 4. "I was - I was told that he didn't often, and a lot of presidents don't". "Other presidents did not call, they'd write letters, and some presidents didn't do anything, but I like the combination". Read More »

Oil slips but holds most recent gains on expected OPEC cuts


Stock levels in September were about 160 million barrels above that average, Barkindo said , down from January's 340 million barrels above the five-year average. President Donald Trump. Earlier this week, Kuwaiti oil minister Marzouq, who sits on the committee responsible for monitoring the compliance of individual countries with the agreement said that there is no need for a further extension of the supply reduction agreement if every member complies with the deal. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony Breaks Silence on Phil Jackson


It was a nasty divorce but Anthony said he holds "no grudge" against his former franchise. The forward signed a $125 million contract in the summer of 2014, but the relationship soured to the point where he and Jackson spoke face-to-face "maybe twice" last season. Read More »

Harry and Meghan's secret tea party with the Queen


In part it was to settle any nerves Meghan might have felt but also to ensure it was not widely publicised within the palace. It is believed the Queen spent nearly an hour with her grandson and Meghan. Meghan is thought to have met other members of the royal family already, including Prince Charles who was " very impressed" and the Duchess of Cornwall who is thought to have told members of staff that she is "a very nice girl and very pleasant", the Daily Mail reports . Read More »