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Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili on hunger strike after Ukraine arrest

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The measure of restraint in the form of round-the-clock house arrest and round-the-clock protection can prevent these risks, as well as ensure that the suspect performs the duties assigned to him by the Criminal Procedure Code. Poroshenko named him the governor of Ukraine's Odessa region in 2015, but Saakashvili resigned the following year, claiming that Poroshenko and other officials were impeding anti-corruption reforms, and became a strong critic of his former patron. Read More »

Trump draws protests while honouring civil rights figures at Mississippi museum

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson , left, joins the president on the tour. Protests surrounding his visit to MS laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy. The state's attorney general, Jim Hood, criticized Republican Gov. Phil Bryant for inviting Trump. White House spokesman Raj Shah said on Friday ahead of the visit that the civil rights movement was about fighting intolerance, hatred and bigotry and that Trump meant to honor the ... Read More »

White House: Trump's throat 'was dry,' to release medical records

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The video - a promotion for Handler's Netflix series - is a fake step-by-step makeup tutorial , featuring comedy writer Fortune Feimster as Sanders. "We know that the president's policy calls for an end to chain migration, which is what this individual came to the United States through, and if his policy had been in place, then that attacker would not have been allowed to come in the country", Sanders sad. Read More »

Commentators shocked after boxer suffers gruesome ear injury

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It took a plastic surgeon three hours to stitch the ear back together, but Smith was able to fly home last night. Thanks again for all the love and support. Smith claimed prior to the Vargas clash that he would call time on his career if he continued to fall short at the top level. "This is boxing and I know having had two chances, I might only get one more shot", Smith said after his loss. Read More »

Concerned Nigerians stage #EndSARS rallies across the country

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The rally, which came amidst ongoing social media crusade urging the police authorities to immediately scrap the anti-robbery unit, following some alleged wrongdoings by some officers of the unit, was aimed at prevailing on the Nigeria Police not to yield to the demand. Read More »

Year-Old YouTube Star Earns $11 Million Reviewing Toys

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Pegged as YouTube's youngest vlogging success story, the six-year-old began his journey in March 2015 when, after watching other toy reviews - which were initially only done by adults - he asked his parents why he couldn't review toys himself. Read More »

Mass. Man Rescued as Car Was Sinking Into Frozen Pond

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Once the rope was tied, firefighters, police and Department of Public Work workers pulled the driver to safety before the vehicle sank under the water. According to the Winchendon Fire Department on its Facebook page , a quick-thinking firefighter got a throw rope and threw it over to the driver. Read More »

Venezuela socialists win Zulia state governorship

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Maduro made the statement after opposition parties boycotted mayoral elections held Sunday on the grounds voting would not be transparent. "Maduro's attempt to ban opposition parties from presidential elections is yet another extreme measure to close the democratic space in Venezuela & consolidate power in his authoritarian dictatorship", department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Twitter. Read More »

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Shares Bought by BB&T Securities LLC

The rating was downgraded by B. Riley & Co on Monday, October 19 to "Neutral". LUV stock price revealed optimistic move of 11.45% comparing average price of last 200 days. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc increased Ishares Tr (HDV) stake by 90 shares to 4,836 valued at $402.02M in 2017Q2. (NYSE: LUV ) for 1,482 shares. Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) was raised too. Read More »

Energy group AWE gets a second takeover offer, its shares surge

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As per the MRL offer, shareholders of AWE will get one share of the former for every 22.325 ordinary shares they hold in the oil and gas firm. "The share price drop indicates investors think the Chinese will probably come back with another bid", said Stephen Butel, an analyst at Platypus Asset Management, which does not own shares in AWE. Read More »

Chinese rooftopping star confirmed dead after fatal fall from skyscraper

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The daredevil was reportedly attempting to claim $11,200 for a clip promoting an unnamed sponsor. AsiaOne reports that a video of the horrific incident surfaced online December 10. The Daily Mail reported Wu had set up a camera on another portion of the building to capture his stunt. Wu's step-uncle Feng Shengliang was quoted as saying that he may have risked his life for the prize money. Read More »

EU Leaders Reject Netanyahu on Jerusalem Recognition

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is in Paris for talks after visiting Brussels and Vienna. One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States. Read More »

Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza

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According to officials familiar with the construction of the barrier, the IDF knows when the bentonite comes into contact with a tunnel because the bentonite drains into it, effectively destroying it. The army did not believe there were any casualties inside the tunnel after it had been demolished, he told journalists. Hamas, the armed group that controls Gaza, declined to comment. Read More »

FBI Director Wray Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

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As CNN reported , Strzok changed Comey's key description of Clinton's actions from "grossly negligent" to "extremely careless". Wray responded that "gross negligence" is the language in the statute, but followed with a caveat. "Congressman there is no shortage of opinions out there". Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., opined, "It is sickening to sit here and listen to the good names of people like Bob Mueller and James Comey smeared and the work of your agents has become politicized". Read More »

U.S. military operations overseas lead resurgence of global arms sales

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Faced with constant missile and nuclear threats from its belligerent northern neighbor, South Korea is boosting its arms sales and aims to become a major exporter, a study said on Monday. U.S. companies' arms sales grew by four percent in 2016 at a combined total of $217.2 billion (185 billion euros) and Germany saw a 6.6 percent rise in arms sales for the same year due to demands in Europe, the Middle East, and South East Asia. Read More »

USTR Lighthizer says WTO losing focus, must rethink development

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The food stock-holding issue, which has been vital to the food security programme, is one of the many issues that India will push during the meet. "Of course, an outcome on PSH (public stockholding programmes) must continue to allow programmes for poor farmers and poor households", he said, adding that South Africa doesn't have one but poor countries that now do not have such programmes must not be subjected to restrictions. Read More »

Two bank guards killed in militant attack in Kashmir

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In a bid to loot the cash carrying a vehicle of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, the suspected militants on Monday killed the two Bank guards in Shopian district of South Kashmir on Monday. However the joint team engaged them in a gunfight, the officer said. This year there have been several instances of gunmen looting banks in the region. Read More »

It's Official! Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Tie The Knot in Italy

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The couple took to Twitter to confirm their wedding . The statement further read, "The newly Wednesday couple will travel to South Africa where Virat will start prepping for the upcoming series and Anushka will spend New Year's Eve with him and return in the first week of January to begin the next schedule of Anand L Rai's film with Shah Rukh Khan in Mumbai". Read More »

U.S. high court turns away dispute over gay worker protections

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Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in NY. The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether TItle VII applies to gay workers. A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case. Read More »

Monday Weather Clipper a "Snowmaker"

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A more widespread snowfall is likely for Monday and Monday night. The Arctic cold front will cross southern Ontario late Monday afternoon. Environment Canada said snow squalls were affecting the region, reducing visibility to near-zero and coating the ground in 15 to 20 centimetres of snow in some areas. Read More »

Three Children Dead Following Suspected Salford House Fire

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Three children have died and another seriously injured following a fire at a house in Salford that police suspect was started deliberately. Police have now launched a murder probe as they investigate the possibility that flammable liquid was thrown through the letterbox. Read More »

LinkedIn: Germany spy agency alleges Chinese intrusion

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Last year, the BfV said they had detected "increasingly aggressive cyber-espionage" including "intensifying" attempts to influence September's parliamentary elections. "Social networks, especially LinkedIn , are being used in an ambitious manner to gather information and for recruitment", BfV president said. Example of these fake profiles include headhunters called Rachel Li and Allen Liu, a thinktank manager called Laeticia Chen, and a character called Jason Wang who wants to "improve ... Read More »

Trump 'kept kissing me' in Trump Tower, woman says: 'I was devastated'

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Trump started coming over to me and groping me and trying to embrace me". Leeds, who alleged Trump groped her while the two were on an airplane more than 30 years ago, urged other women who have been harassed to come forward. Holvey, who was Miss North Carolina USA, said that she felt like "I was just a piece of meat". Kelly then played videos from the 16 women who have publicly detailed allegations. Read More »

USA citizen on the run after busting out of Bali prison

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Indonesia has very strict anti-drugs laws and frequently arrests foreigners on drug-related charges. Christian Beasley, who was being held on suspicion of selling narcotics but hadn't been sentenced, escaped around 4.10am local time by cutting a hole through steel bars in the ceiling and then jumping over a 20-foot-high wall behind the prison. Read More »

Body cam video shows man begging before Arizona officer killed him

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The shooting, by then-Mesa police department officer Philip "Mitch" Brailsford, occurred after officers responded to a call about a man allegedly pointing a rifle out of a fifth-floor window at La Quinta Inn. As Shaver was crawling toward officers, reaching backward, Brailsford is seen shooting him five times with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. It is unknown if Brailsford was internally disciplined for killing Shaver. Read More »

Australian media, govt racist: China's top paper

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he will "stand up" for Australia, brushing aside Chinese criticism of new foreign interference laws as fears rise of overseas meddling in domestic institutions. China's soft power has come under renewed focus last week after a politician from Australia's opposition Labor party was demoted from the government having been found to have warned a prominent Chinese business leader and Communist Party member that his phone was being tapped by intelligence ... Read More »

Egypt President invites Palestinian counterpart for talks

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President Sisi made phone calls with two leaders on Sunday, discussing importance of intensifying the global contacts to show the negative repercussions of Trump's decision, which contradicts with the worldwide resolutions, according to the Egyptian Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi . Read More »

Incident in Times Square subway station

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Many trains are now bypassing Times Square and Port Authority the MTA reported. Emergency personnel are on the scene near West 42nd Street between 8th and 9th avenues. The A, C and E trains are being evacuated, the NYPD said. The busy terminal near Times Square has been evacuated and the area is closed off to traffic. Read More »

Abbas to boycott Pence as protests over Jerusalem continue

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Abbas' refusal to host Trump was confirmed by Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki before an Arab League meeting in Cairo. The White House warned on Thursday that cancelling the meeting planned for later this month in the West Bank would be "counterproductive", but Abbas has been under heavy domestic pressure to shun Pence who is due to visit the region in the next few weeks. Read More »

Woman killed in Handwara operation

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Police sources said that the woman was killed in the cross-fire after she tried to escape from the area where the militants were trapped. He also tweeted about the operation. The police official said that in the ongoing encounter, a third terrorist was apprehended in injured condition but he succumbed to his injuries. Hiding terrorists fired upon the forces, as they were closing in on the hide out, triggering the encounter. Read More »

Another round of snow Monday

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Winds will begin to pick up late tonight with winds gusting up to 25 miles per hour. Wednesday we hold another chance of snow showers during the afternoon with minimal accumulation. The middle to the end of the week brings small chances for snow showers or light snow. Temperatures will be significantly colder by midweek, with Wednesday's daytime temperatures struggling to make it out of the teens. Read More »

Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, one of the most vocal critics of Trump's move, has called the declaration "null and void" and vowed to fight it. According to the Palestinian Red Crescent, 157 people were injured on Sunday in confrontations with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza. Read More »