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Andrew Cotton breaks back in big wave wipeout

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Posting a video of the wipeout on Instagram , Mr Cotton wrote: "What can I say, I got a little excited this morning and ending up having possibly the worst wipe-out impact wise of my life". "We have a really good team of support people, and we all feel like he's got good people and contact with him, but we just want to get him home". After getting serious about the sport when he was 25, Cotton has surfed a number of notorious big waves, including acting as the tower for surfing pro Garrett ... Read More »

'I stabbed someone to death' Philippines president Duterte admits shock murder

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The Filipino leader is attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, alongside regional leaders and US President Donald Trump . "At the age of 16, I already killed someone". He told the crowd: "I will slap her in front of you. Why?" "We were young men then and we went to this beach and we were drinking and suddenly there was this.maybe I stabbed somebody to death.something like that", he said. Read More »

Salvation Army to kick off Red Kettle Campaign

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The Salvation Army of Knoxville's Area Commander, Major David Worthy emphasizes the importance of the campaign. The Salvation Army is preparing for the holiday season and needs bell ringers to staff its famous red kettles. KY3 will be out ringing next to the red kettle starting at 7 a.m. when Bass Pro opens. The organization is hoping to raise at least $80,000 this year. Read More »

Someone Is Hiding A Nuclear Accident, Authorities Believe Russia Or Kazakhstan

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Germany's Federal Office for Radiation Protection said last week that elevated levels of Ruthenium were reported in Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and France since September 29, but posed no threat to public health. French authorities reported at the time that there had been no indication of radiation leaks at the plant. "Ruthenium-106 is used as a radiation source in cancer therapy for the treatment of ocular tumors", the German agency said. Read More »

Sacked Catalan parliament speaker is freed on bail

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A judge at the Supreme Court in Madrid on Thursday had ordered Carme Forcadell to be held on charges of "rebellion" - which carries a maximum jail term of 30 years - as Spain's worst political crisis in a generation rumbles on. "That's Spanish democracy for you". Six Catalan lawmakers are testifying Thursday before a Spanish judge over claims that they ignored Constitutional Court orders and allowed an independence vote in Catalonia's regional parliament. Read More »

China Energy Giant Fires Up West Virginia Shale Gas Project

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The mega-investment plan was formalized with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during U.S. President Trump's visit to China and his meeting with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, in Beijing. "I have extremely high hopes that we can see a large portion of this portfolio adding up to 83 billion", said Anderson. "From driving growth and creating jobs to maximizing America's energy potential, the benefits for West Virginia and the country from this new investment will be ... Read More »

Mother, boyfriend charged with kidnapping 9-year-old twins found in Maine

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The mother does not have custody of the children, according to police. "They're going to get a big hug and kiss from daddy", Valentine said. But this time, police said, surveillance footage showed a man putting them in a vehicle. They were reported missing Wednesday afternoon from Plymouth, Massachusetts. "I know that my children were sitting there scared", Valentine said. Read More »

Border Patrol arrests former DACA recipient

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According to his lawyers, Montes 'qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in 2014 and renewed his status for two years in 2016, granting him protection through 2018, ' according to the newspaper. "Our agents witnessed and arrested Mr. Bojorquez making an illegal entry into the United States for the second time this year", said Assistant Chief Patrol Agent David S. Read More »

TRAFFIC: Getting Around The Veterans Day Service and Parade

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This year's grand marshals are World War II veterans Richard Anzalone and Norman Coury. This celebration and recognition of their work includes marching and formations from different veterans' organizations, marching bands, floats, military units, and flag processions along Harbor Drive in downtown San Diego, with viewing areas and grandstands. Read More »

Sanders Urges DNC to Be More Transparent

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Warren stirred controversy when, during an appearance on CNN , she was asked if she believed the allegations in Donna Brazile's upcoming book about a deal between Clinton and the Democratic National Convention meant the primary was "rigged". Read More »

Sturgill Simpson Busks Outside Of CMA Awards In Nashville

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Simpson busked for a handful of fans and passersby, and many more on Facebook Live , according to a story by The Tennessean . Flanked by a sign that read, "I don't take requests but I take questions on anything you want to talk about.because fascism sucks", Simpson riffed on an impossibly wide variety of topics and also collected donations for the ACLU. Read More »

Pakistan allows meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife on humanitarian grounds

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Pakistani security agencies on March 24, 2016 apprehended an "on-duty RAW agent" from Balochistan . Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer was arrested in Pakistan on espionage charges. As India took the case to International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May , Pakistan even told the United Nations court that "Pakistan doesn't see the merit in a state which sends a spy and is seeking access to a tool for terror". Read More »

European Union says progress in next 2 weeks is key

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Following another round of talks with David Davis and his team, Barnier said that the United Kingdom now has two weeks to make concessions if it wants to make any progress by December. Some financial institutions have started moving operations to the continent to retain full access to the EU's single market of some 450 million consumers and British-based car-makers and pharmaceutical companies are deciding now. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump Tours Great Wall of China

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Born in 1999, Gu Gu is a "good-looking panda with a robust memory", traits that serve him well as "goodwill ambassador of the zoo", Li said. Gu Gu's name doesn't have a particular meaning, but the repetition of syllables in Mandarin has a cute effect. Read More »

Oklahoma woman who married mother pleads guilty to incest

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Misty Spann, 26, received the highest punishment possible after she plead guilty to incest for marrying her biological mother, reported the New York Post Thursday . The daughter said that her mother had convinced her at the time by saying that their marriage would be considered legal. The marriage was later annulled in 2010 after the son opted out of the relation, terming it "incestuous". Read More »

GOP official says he'd vote for Moore even if allegations are true

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It comes after a woman claimed that Judge Roy Moore - the Republican candidate in Alabama for a vacant US Senate seat - "initiated a sexual encounter" when she was 14 and he was 32. Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage. Local Republican officials in Alabama are another story. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said in a statement, "If these allegations are true, he must step aside". Read More »

Uber dealt another blow over drivers' rights in UK

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However, the Employment Tribunal has held up its original decision that the company's drivers who had the app switched on were working for Uber London Ltd under a contract and must be given workers' rights. "Over the previous year we have made a number of changes to our app to give drivers even more control". Drivers can use their own cars although they can rent a vehicle to drive with Uber. Read More »

RT becomes a "foreign agent"

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RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan said a failure to register could mean the arrest of the channel's American director and the freezing of its accounts. "It deprives us of fair competition with other global channels, which are not registered as foreign agents ". Sputnik's USA editor-in-chief, Mindia Gavasheli said in a statement that these revelations are unsurprising "since the atmosphere of hysteria in relation to everything that belongs to Russia has been created in the country, and ... Read More »

Duterte to Trump: 'Lay off' human rights when we meet

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he stabbed a person to death as a teenager, in a defiant speech to promote his drug war ahead of a summit of world leaders in Manila. "You want to control the passage or do we have the free passage?" he said, adding he would not be confrontational. Human rights campaigners have said the summit will be a public relations coup for Duterte, with Trump and other leaders expected to ignore the drug war controversy. Read More »

Apple shuffled billions in profits to avoid tax crackdowns, Paradise Papers show

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He said he understood that both AIB and Bank of Ireland had closed global subsidiaries that were named in the Paradise Papers but added: "Obviously this is a story that's evolving and we'll keep close attention to it". A Senate subcommittee in May 2013 claimed Apple had used various methods to avoid paying federal taxes on $44 billion of earnings between 2009 and 2012. Read More »

Trans-Pacific Partnership deal reached

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Canada has pushed for "progressive" clauses to be included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that are similar to sticking points in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, namely environment, labor rights and gender equality. Read More »

Iran says Lebanon Hariri's resignation aimed to create tension in region

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A fourth source familiar with the situation said Saudi Arabia was controlling and limiting his movement. The Iranian spokesman rejected Hariri's comments against Iran, saying that "the resigned Lebanese premier's repetition of unfounded accusations levelled against Iran by the Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United States bears witness to the fact that this resignation, too, is a new scenario to create new tension in Lebanon and in the region". Read More »

Mueller grills Stephen Miller about helping Trump fire Comey

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Miller's role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey was among the topics discussed during the interview as part of the probe into possible obstruction of justice, according to one of the sources. Despite President Donald Trump's best efforts, it's increasingly apparent that the White House is not going to be able to brush off the mounting evidence of Kremlin meddling. Read More »

Washington GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse Urges Passage Of DACA Bill By Congress

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By a "clean" Dream Act , organizers mean that the legislation should not be attached to other policies that would potentially harm immigrants, United We Dream field communications manager Sheridan Aguirre told HuffPost. If Congress fails to act, these undocumented immigrants face deportation. Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do). Read More »

Adidas unveil 2018 World Cup ball

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The ball was tested by Argentina, Mexico, Manchester United , Real Madrid and a handful of other top teams. The Telstar 18 shows off a new panel shape, similar to what has been used recently at the U20 World Cup in South Korea, which was eventually won by England. Read More »

Lotus Exige Cup 430 revealed with 430 hp, 440 Nm

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That time was 2014, and since then we've had a Cup 360 (with 360hp), a Cup 380 (go on, guess), plus all the accompanying Exige Sport models, and now there's this: the Exige Cup 430. Aero bits include a new front splitter, louvers over the wheel arches, rear diffuser, air intake, and carbon fiber rear wing that help the Cup 430 UE generate 485 lbs of downforce. Read More »

Arvind Kejriwal A Peculiar Person, Says Amarinder Singh In Delhi Smog Row

Chief ministers of the stakeholders in this crisis, however, appear bent on shirking responsibility and political one-upmanship. I have, therefore, sought time from both CMs. Asking the other states to understand the gravity of the problem, the CM said that the data on pollution is an alarm bell for all parties and all governments taking into consideration the health of every single person and child. Read More »

Saudi-Iranian conflict overshadows Lebanon after PM resignation, but war unlikely

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Saudi Arabia has denied reports that he is under house arrest. They face charges ranging from money-laundering to extortion. The Trump administration has endorsed the purge, cementing a dramatic strengthening in the relationship under US President Donald Trump that in part has been driven by both governments' determination to confront Iran's growing regional power. Read More »

Rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran rattle markets

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But Hariri's fate seems a mystery. Jeddah: Saudi Arabia has asked its citizens residing in Lebanon to leave the country as soon as possible. He said his country had been taken hostage by the militant group Hezbollah, a partner in his coalition government and a major foe of Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Arctic air mass bringing cold temperatures to MA for Veterans Day weekend

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Freezing temperatures will persist for many hours. The high temperature Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, will be in the lower 50s, but temperatures will drop to near freezing Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. That frigid flow will continue to move eastward, bringing record lows with it, the network said. At Dulles Airport, the record low is 16 from 1973. Read More »