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Mom tosses 3-week-old baby at his father during marital spat

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Heidy Rios had been having a heated row with the three-week-old's dad on Thanksgiving when she grabbed her son and apparently chucked him at his feet. Rios initially told investigators she didn't know how her son was hurt, but she later said she might have dropped the child during the dispute, investigators said. Read More »

'Ashamed' Franken says he'll return to work on Monday

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The Minnesota lawmaker first broke his silence on the issue Sunday, telling state-based newspaper and radio reporters that he was "ashamed" by his behavior and "sorry" for his actions but that he would not resign from Congress. "It's far too early to make any assessment about that", he told The Associated Press on Monday. "She. didn't have any ability to consent", he said. Read More »

NY terror attack suspect pleads not guilty

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The Uzbek native who came into the United States legally in 2010 is charged in connection with the October 31 terrorist attack, in which he plowed a truck onto a busy bike lane in Manhattan, killing eight people and injuring 12 others. Saipov was shot by a police officer after his truck hit a school bus. Mr Saipov, a legal permanent U.S. resident, was hospitalised after he was shot by a policeman and arrested. Read More »

Private sector clamours for spotlight — European Union summit

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According to a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the summit will hold on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ivorian President, Alhassan Outara, had on October 30, this year told journalists in the State House, Abuja after visiting Buhari, that the president had agreed to partipate in the summit. Read More »

Apartment vacancy rates hold steady, rents on rise

That is down from the record-high 10.3 per cent vacancy rate in October 2016 . Gustavo Durango, CMHC senior market analyst, said the rental demand can be attributed to global migrants arriving in Canada, improved employment conditions and an ongoing aging of the country's population. Read More »

Benghazi mastermind convicted of terrorism - but acquitted of murder

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Abu Khatallah faced 18 charges related to the deadly violence that began on September 11, 2012, including the murder of an internationally protected person, providing material support to terrorists and destroying U.S. State Department information management officer Sean Patrick Smith, and contract security officers Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty were the other Americans killed in the attack. Read More »

US Air Force failed to report dozens of cases to gun database

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The air force "is reviewing approximately 60,000 cases involving serious offenses over the 15-year period to ensure full compliance", spokesman Mark Graff said. "Although policies and procedures requiring reporting were in place, training and compliance measures were lacking", it said. The Air Force has admitted that it made a mistake. Read More »

David Davis risks contempt of parliament over Brexit impact reports

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Brexit select committee chairman Hilary Benn said the decision to redact material was "contrary to the instruction given to the government" in a motion that passed unopposed by the government. "I hope the house knows me well enough to know that I will do my duty". Meanwhile, former Conservative chancellor Ken Clarke said the Government should have tried to oppose the motion if it had wanted to block publication in any way. Read More »

La Corea del Nord rompe il "silenzio"

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Secondo gli analisti, questo lancio potrebbe essere la risposta di Kim Jong-un alla decisione dell'amministrazione di Washington di inserire la Corea del Nord nella lista degli stati che sponsorizzano il terrorismo internazionale. Del resto dall'ultima provocazione del 15 settembre scorso, quando un missile balistico a medio raggio venne lanciato nell'Oceano Pacifico sorvolando il nord del Giappone, da Pyongyang sembrano essersi fermati. Read More »

West Bengal government holds a state reception in honour of Ramnath Kovind

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He stated that owing to the location of the State, West Bengal can act as a crucial facilitator of the Government's "Act East Policy" which includes connectivity and economic initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region. The president would visit the global headquarters of Ramakrishna Mission and Math at Belur Math on the same day before leaving for Mizoram's capital city Aizawl. Read More »

San Joaquin County Sheriff's search for escapee

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The San Joaquin Sheriff's Office is searching for an inmate, after he was reported missing from his work crew. Hughes was serving time for a weapons charge. 'Sheriff's Special Teams are working to return him back to our facility'. Anyone with information about Hughes' whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 209-468-4400. Read More »

Crocodile Lunges At British Tourist Standing By River In Australia

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In the video, there is a splashing sound as the crocodile attacks Bullifent and her friend, who is identified only as Leah . Ally Bullifent , from Wiltshire in the United Kingdom, uploaded footage to Facebook on Monday night showing the pair chasing mudskippers next to murky water at Cape Tribulation . Read More »

Wenger recommended Rohr for Eagles' job - Pinnick

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According to Pinnick, there was the need to give Rohr a new contract having performed creditably well. Rohr, who helped Nigeria qualify for their sixth World Cup, will arrive in Russian Federation for next year's football's showpiece having another two years with the Eagles under his belt. Read More »

Get your Christmas tree early. And bring extra cash

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Bill Jacobs, who owns and operates the Owasso Christmas Tree and Berry Farm with his wife, Paula, said they heard about the potential Christmas tree shortage a few months earlier when they were preparing for this season. According to the company, most of the bugs aren't risky and will eventually die. And consumers can expect prices for those trees to be higher than in previous years, the Associated Press reported. Read More »

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will marry in May at Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, according to its website . Windsor Castle, west of London, is one of Queen Elizabeth II's main residences. It is not yet known whether Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be a part of the wedding. Until then she will remain a US citizen. Their first official engagement together will be in the central English city of Nottingham on Friday. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer pull out of meeting with Trump

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Trump tweeted his remarks just hours before he was scheduled to meet with Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office, along with the top Republican leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan . Read More »

At least 23 Syria civilians killed ahead of United Nations talks

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The locally run Ghouta Media Center put the number of civilians killed at 23. In the past 24 hours dozens of civilians, including some children, have been killed by Syrian government airstrikes on the outskirts of Damascus . The UN's humanitarian agency OCHA said in a Tweet that relief teams had entered Eastern Ghouta with food and health supplies for 7,200 people, entering through Nashabiyeh on the opposite side of the pocket from where the fighting was. Read More »

Missing Florida high school student may have been taken by soccer coach

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Rodriguez was the Columbia County School District's head boys' soccer coach, but the district said "Rodriguez has been suspended pending the investigation", according to WTLV. 'She's intelligent. She's athletic. We just can't imagine what in the world is going on'. "Caitlyn Morgan, Punkin, Daddy and I want you to know how very much we love you and miss you!" she wrote. Read More »

Deputy PM resigns, averting Irish government collapse and snap election

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The crisis erupted last week and could have led to snap elections before Christmas, at a critical time for Ireland ahead of an European Union summit where the future of the Irish border after Brexit will dominate. But a reporter from the Irish edition of the Daily Mail said on Twitter on Monday that some ministers were now privately calling for Fitzgerald to step down immediately "before any more damage is done". Read More »

Trump Pushes for Tax Overhaul as Key Senate Votes Loom

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It would eventually have to be reconciled with the tax measure recently passed by the House. Despite a few Senate Republicans voicing concerns about the bill, she said she is hopeful the Senate has enough votes to pass tax reform before the end of the year. Read More »

Authorities: Knife attack on German mayor likely political

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Hollstein, a father of four and a member of Merkel's conservative party, appeared shaken as he answered reporters' questions the day after the attack. Demir, who is of Turkish family origin, told the German tabloid Bild that the mayor had just ordered a Turkish kebab sandwich when the perpetrator, who appeared to be drunk, confronted him. Read More »

Chinese general kills self after facing graft probe

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A source close to the former Guangzhou Military Command told the South China Morning Post that Zhang hanged himself at his home in Beijing . Investigators were looking into links between Zhang and two other top military officials who were earlier targets in President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign. Read More »

Three more NYC ferries taken out of service for leaking

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NYPD video shows passengers and crew of the MV Zelinsky being rescued during rush hour. It's not clear if anyone was injured. An NYPD vessel and an FDNY vessel responded to the disabled boat to offload about 120 passengers. "He tried to tilt the boat around, move it, but there was just no way". "Rescued at sea by the cutest police and firemen ever". "We are glad all passengers were safely disembarked and regret the inconvenience", Melissa Grace, a spokeswoman for de Blasio, said in a ... Read More »

Court: Military must take transgender service members by January 1

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The memo also gave Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisNational security departments and agencies have been deprioritized Trump appeals court's decision to partially block transgender military ban Second federal judge halts Trump's transgender military ban MORE a six-month deadline to assess the role of transgender troops who are now serving in the US military. Read More »

Pakistan Rangers takes control of Islamabad sit-in area

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Video from the scene Saturday showed law enforcement forces carrying sticks and firing tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters. The Interior Ministry issued a statutory regulatory order authorising the deployment of the Army in aid of the civil administration to control law and order in the Islamabad Capital Territory. Read More »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez may not seek re-election, reports say

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Luis Gutierrez has been one of the most outspoken USA congressmen for more than two decades. First elected in 1992, Gutiérrez, a Democrat, is in his 13th term representing the 4th District. The Illinois congressman labeled Obama the "deporter in chief" and got arrested outside of Trump Tower in NY while protesting the president's policy on immigration enforcement. Read More »

Teacher arrested at IN school

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A video shared on social media appears to show Cox alone in a classroom hunched over a book in her lap while students wait outside. "She tried to hide herself". A lot of people can get addicted to a lot of things, and something like this is, it's very heartbreaking". "She seemed to be a very good teacher". The students told school administrators, who alerted police. Read More »

Explosion, Fire in Jaffa Levels Building, Leaves At Least 15 Injured

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A police spokeswoman said the three men killed had provisionally been identified as a Jaffa resident, a man from the Israeli Arab town of Taibe and a Palestinian from the occupied West Bank. Police said twelve people were injured and that there are concerns people may be trapped in the rubble. There are now no details on individuals having been present in the building, although it is feared that emergency services may discover casualties once they have extinguished the fire and removed the ... Read More »

U.S. aircraft experiences 'violent turbulence' after Russian fighter jet turns on afterburners

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Lieutenant Colonel Michelle Baldanza. She elaborated that it was due to the jet wash that the aircraft experienced "a 15-degree roll and violent turbulence". "Unsafe actions‎ have the potential to cause serious harm and injury to all aircrews involved", Baldanza said. Traffic above the shared waters in Europe's southeast has resulted in a handful of tense encounters since relations with Moscow deteriorated in 2014 and the near miss between the Russian and USA jets was among the more ... Read More »

Teen Daesh supporter caught plotting attack on Bieber concert in UK

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The teenager, set for the task had a "martyrdom letter" in his backpack along with a hammer, and a kitchen knife. "This teenager's behaviour over many months leaves no doubt that he meant to kill and maim as many people as possible in an attack reminiscent of the incident on Westminster Bridge", said Sue Hemming, head of the special crime and counter-terrorism division at the CPS. Read More »

Kenya Election: Security Tight For Kenyatta Inauguration

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This divide can not be bridged by dialogue and compromise", Odinga's National Super Alliance opposition alliance said in a statement. However the re-run went ahead in October and the Supreme Court has since validated the results, but correspondents say the election dispute has left Kenya deeply divided. Read More »