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Watch Roy Moore's Lawyer Give A Train Wreck Interview On MSNBC

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When asked why an assistant district attorney in his thirties would be dating women so young that they require a parental permission slip, Garmon made the fatal mistake of invoking Velshi's "background" in his defense of his client. The attorney for Roy Moore , the Republican nominee for the US Senate in Alabama, went into a weird tirade on an MSNBC news programme, telling the Indian-origin anchor that his "background" should help understand why Moore would court underage women. Read More »

Pope's Lamborghini Charity Sale: Vatican Auctions $210000 Supercar

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The bike , which was gifted to the Pope, sold for $327,000 at an auction in Paris, despite its typical value being $13,000 according to The New York Times . The Pope does have a history of auctioning motor vehicles for charity, Newsweek reports . "May your intentions remain strong not to give in to discouragement facing the difficulties that remain, notwithstanding what's been done in the work of reconstruction in the Nineveh Plains", Pope Francis said when meeting with Catholic Leaders ... Read More »

Firefighters battle five-alarm St. Louis warehouse fire

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Between 80 and 100 firefighters were on the scene battling the blaze. Part of the roof collapsed about 11:30 a.m. 150,000 17-ounce citronella candles, auto seats and Styrofoam are now burning in the building. This is a developing story and 5 On Your Side has several crews on scene. The fire is in the 3900-block of Park. According to fire officials, plastics in the basement of the warehouse caught fire. Read More »

US Supreme Court won't stop OH execution

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The execution was called off just after it appeared the IV in his right leg was inserted, Fox News reports , noting that it is only the third time in us history that an execution has been stayed after the process already began. Tuesday. Smith says the 69-year-old Campbell slept most of the night, lying on his right side. The state says it will provide Campbell a wedge-shaped pillow to lie on to help him breathe as he's put to death. Read More »

Alwar lynching: Two arrested, four identified

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Umar Khan and two of his acquaintances, Tahir Khan and Javed Khan, were taking some cows in a pick-up truck to their native village, Ghatmika, in Bharatpur after purchasing them in Alwar on Friday. "Ummar, Tahir and Javed were habitual smugglers". Confirming that Tahir and Javed were habitual smugglers, Rana said that the stolen pick-up truck was from Uttar Pradesh and its numberplate belonged to a motorcycle. Read More »

Transgender soldier undergoes reassignment surgery paid for by Pentagon

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The Department of Defense covered the cost of an active-duty Army soldier's gender-reassignment surgery on November 14 after the operation was approved under a waiver, NBC News reports . The organization cited unnamed sources close to the soldier. Over the summer, he tweeted that "the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the USA military". Read More »

Alaska Airlines quits Cuba, blames Trump

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Now that that allowance has been eliminated, individual tourists would have to join tour groups with an approved guide - an arrangement that tends to be more expensive. Paul to the Cuban cities of Santa Clara and Matanzas "due to continued regulatory and market uncertainties". The airline will redeploy its affected aircraft on routes where demand remains strong. Read More »

Consumer chief resigning, expected to run for OH governor

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While widely rumored to be considering a run for governor as a Democrat in his home state of Ohio, Cordray made no mention of his future plans in a note informing staff of his decision. Based on Trump's previous appointments, his choice is likely to be far friendlier to the financial industry than Cordray. "We are long overdue for new leadership at the CFPB, a rogue agency that has done more to hurt consumers than help them", said Hensarling, according to the Post . Read More »

Who Is Michael Quigley? Manhunt Underway For Ortonville Shooting Suspect

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A witness says the boyfriend is the father of a 3-year-old girl who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting. One bullet struck the male victim in eye and another bullet struck the female victim in the back of the head. Police advised people around Ortonville to remain indoors on Wednesday and keep their doors locked. "We know [Quigley] was distraught over their separation". Read More »

Bringing more of the top global tech talent to the UK

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Technology hubs in London and the north of England will be integrated into a national network under a £21 million investment announced today. Eleven regional hubs will help entrepreneurs in emerging tech sectors, such as artificial intelligence and fintech, by connecting them to peers and potential investors across the country and by offering tailored development programmes. Read More »

PM Abbasi announces 10-year 'mega development project' for Balochistan

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The substantial amount of Rs20 billion - earmarked for the 10-year uplift package - would be spent on installing Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) plants in each district headquarters of the province, on provision of potable water, quality education, healthcare services and other vital life amenities, said the PM. Read More »

Brennan Says It's 'Puzzling' Why Trump Keeps Downplaying Russia Interference

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The issue of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election followed President Donald Trump on his 12-day trip through five Asian nations. And while White House aides have been pleased with the president's messaging through stops in Japan, South Korea and China, Trump has brought Russian Federation to the forefront again as he makes his final stops. Read More »

South Korea's Moon Meets Singaporean Prime Minister

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Moon also said that South Korea's accumulated experiences in the construction and operation of high-speed railway systems would be available to interested Asean countries. Moon shared his own optimism with reporters on November 14: "I think that my visit to China next month will be a critical opportunity for development in our bilateral relations". Read More »

Puerto Rico's Power Utility Defends Whitefish Energy Contract At Senate Hearing

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It contracted workers from electrical authorities throughout Florida for its contract with the Puerto Rico Electic Power Authority, which is charged the far above normal rate of $319 per hour, according to the newspaper. of Engineers' work on the island to be more efficient. "I therefore authorized our contracting staff to execute a contract with Whitefish while we continued to seek additional assistance from others for the complete, multibillion dollar restoration effort still to come". Read More »

Storm fueled by Atmospheric River to bring heavy snow to the Sierra Nevada

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Temperatures will range from 47 degrees in the northern counties to 49 in the central counties and 52 in the southern counties. The first of a series of storms expected to hit the Pacific Northwest, Monday's heavy rain and strong winds - which reached up to 70 miles per hour - caused thousands of power outages and left widespread damage including downed trees in the Seattle area. Read More »

'Violent Psychopath' Escaped Psychiatric Hospital, Boarded Flight

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Chin called Saito "a risky individual" who needs to be off the streets. It was not immediately clear under what circumstances Saito was away from the facility in a Honolulu suburb. The Hawaii State Department of Health, which runs the Hawaii State Hospital, said it is "cooperating with law enforcement officials to provide them with the information they need in order to conduct their search for the missing patient". Read More »

Biden leads Trump by 11 points in potential 2020 matchup

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Forty-one percent of independent voters would pull the lever for Biden, compared with 26 percent for Trump. The poll surveyed 1,993 registered voters . Eighteen percent said they either didn't know who they would support or refused to answer. Biden held an 11-point lead over President Donald Trump in a 2020 general election poll released Wednesday. Read More »

Kelowna church expects thousands of Operation Christmas Child donations

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Ken will open the drop-off location on Monday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m.to join with the other 4,500 locations in Opening Day Prayer. Operation Christmas Child is a Christian organization that distributes boxes filled with small gifts to children around the world to help spread the Good News of Jesus Christ, reported Cathy Smith. Read More »

Google doodle pays tribute to India's first woman lawyer Cornelia Sorabji

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After becoming the first female graduate of Bombay University, Sorabji wrote in 1888 to the National Indian Association for assistance in completing her education. In 1904, she was appointed Lady Assistant to the Court of Wards of Bengal. Subsequently, Sorabji presented herself for the LLB examination of Bombay University in 1897 and pleader's examination of Allahabad high court in 1899. Read More »

New GST rates come into effect

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As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 per cent tax was prescribed for all restaurants, both air-conditioned and non-AC, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said after the GST Council meeting. Read More »

After 13-month recovery, exports fall 1.1% to $23 bn

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Following an increase of 12.72 percent, exports increased to $1.88 billion in October 2017 from $1.675 billion a month before while imports after a growth of 10.19 percent, increased to $4.929 billion in October 2017 from $4.47 billion in September 2017. Read More »

Trump trades 'short and fat' barb with N Korea's Kim

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In September, Trump called Kim Jong Un "rocket man" during a speech to the UN. Pyongyang has a long history of interpreting USA actions as supposed declarations of war against it and the North Korean people. North Korea has pushed ahead with its weapons program over the past few months, conducting a number of long-range missile tests, plus a nuclear bomb test, since Trump took office. Read More »

Trudeau urges just solution to Rohingya crisis

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The army said 376 "terrorists" were killed in fighting after the August attacks. The Myanmar military's report and its denunciation by Human Rights Watch came as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Myanmar on Wednesday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also he had an "extended conversation" with Suu Kyi about the plight of Rohingya Muslims. "This is of tremendous concern to Canada and many, many other countries around the world". Read More »

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Adityanath over Ayodhya issue

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Meanwhile, the Supreme Court will hear the case on December 5, a day before the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar responded saying, "You don't think you are sick or something is wrong with you. Babri Masjid Action Committee convenor Zafaryab Jilani said if Ravishankar had any proposal other than rejecting the claim of the Muslim side, the meeting of the executive committee would be convened to discuss it. Read More »

Nick Ferrari Asks Tory MP: Are You A Brexit Mutineer?

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Tory rebels have indicated they will vote against the government's plan to enshrine the UK's exit date in law, which could cause the amendment to be defeated. They argue that the move will limit the Prime Minister's flexibility if negotiations with Brussels drag on until the last minute. Britain trigged the two-year Article 50 process of leaving the European Union on March 29 this year, but this can be extended if all 28 European Union member states including Britain agree. Read More »

Britain's Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran

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The husband of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has gone to the Foreign Office for talks with Boris Johnson on efforts to secure her return from Iran . She has been confined in a high-security Iranian jail ever since while her daughter, now three, remains at the Tehran home of Nazanin's parents. There have been calls for Johnson to quit in the wake of the gaffe, but Ratcliffe said he should stay and clean up his mess. Read More »

Officials responding to reported shooting near elementary school in Rancho Tehama

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At least two children are among the wounded - a student at Rancho Tehama Elementary School in Tehama County was shot, and another child was shot in a truck along the road, according to county Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston. Authorities have said they don't know of any connection between the school and the shooter . Flint described living next to the gunman as "hell". Read More »

Endo International PLC (ENDP) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance

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Comparatively, Endo International plc posted earnings of $1.09 per share in the same quarter past year. Cowen and Company reissued a hold rating and issued a $16.00 price target on shares of Endo International PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Read More »