Friday, 19 January 2018
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

DeRay McKesson sues Fox News' Jeanine Pirro for defaming him

perth_map

Pirro's statements, which were made during an appearance on the Fox News show "Fox & Friends", were extremely risky and continue to endanger McKesson, the lawsuit said. In a different lawsuit, though, an unnamed police officer said that he was hit in the face with a rock thrown by protesters. Pirro did not respond to the letter. Read More »

State Rep. Dan Johnson has died

perth_map

The gun was recovered by police, according to WDRB . The sheriff's office learned of the posting and began work to possibly locate Johnson through his cell phone around 6:30 p.m. AMERICA will not survive this type of judge and jury fake news, ' Johnson wrote in the Facebook message, which has since been removed. Johnson was in NY during the attacks, and had previously led events on the anniversary of the attacks to remember those who died that day, according to WDRB. Read More »

Big Brother Is Watching: Netflix's 'Christmas Prince' Tweet Creeps Out Users

perth_map

But even though it's silly, "A Christmas Prince" has become something of a cult hit for Netflix , and has already created some superfans. The average Netflix user watched approximately 60 movies throughout the months of 2017. However, the message doesn't appear to violate the company's privacy policies since Netflix did not share specific information about its users, like their names, according to a lawyer who spoke with the Washington Post. Read More »

Congress is stalling to keep funding CHIP and families are concerned

perth_map

In Texas, the Times reported, there is a CHIP "termination timeline" under which families could get notices of children's health insurance cancellation beginning December 22. Edwards said in a separate letter to the Louisiana congressional delegation. About 121,000 children and pregnant women in Louisiana who don't qualify for traditional Medicaid services are covered by LaCHIP. Read More »

D Keith Oden Sells 13086 Shares of Camden Property Trust (CPT) Stock

The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Monday, July 3. The stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc . The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, July 28. Nomura holds 4,940 shares or 0% of its portfolio. More interesting news about Essex Property Trust, Inc . Advsrs Asset Management holds 23,285 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Read More »

Permafrost thawing faster than before

perth_map

Timothy Gallaudet, the acting NOAA administrator. "The Arctic has huge influence on the world at large". The problem, Osborne points out, is not only that the Arctic sea ice is melting faster than ever, but that the existing ice is thinner and no longer remains frozen throughout the summer. Read More »

Congress Takes No Action Ahead Of Iran Nuclear Deal Deadline

perth_map

Even as Iran defied the United Nations Security Council to stop enriching uranium, it took almost another year and a half before the Security Council imposed sanctions on Iran for its Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty violations. President Trump has at times accused Iran of violations, but on other occasions officials suggest that Iran is in compliance, but the deal is just bad. Read More »

Manchester City keen to strengthen defence in January

perth_map

Less than halfway through the 2017-18 season they show no signs of slowing down and the Premier League title is simply theirs to lose. Swansea and Manchester City could not be any more different. City controlled the first half, but couldn't create numerous kinds of transcendent, clocklike moments of movement and interplay that have had people wondering if this might be the Premier League's best ever team. Read More »

Analysts Expect Lumentum Holdings Inc

Investors are definitely paying attention to what analysts over at Wall Street are now thinking about the shares of bluebird bio, Inc. The total amount of shares outstanding is 61.70 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 3.19 billion. Read More »

There's an elaborate Washington Redskins name change hoax

perth_map

This website was created by Native advocates to help us all imagine how easy and powerful changing the mascot could be. The story, entitled "Go Washington Redhawks!" was formatted similarly to the stories that appear on the team's official website. Read More »

Two Trump judicial nominations rebuffed by Senate

perth_map

In a 2015 speech titled "The Church and Homosexuality", Mateer objected to a transgender student using a restroom consistent with her gender identity, saying "I mean it just really shows you how Satan's plan is working and the destruction that's going on". Read More »

Russian Federation banned from 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games

perth_map

He calls the decision a farce and a betrayal to clean athletes. With AP Photos.The president of the Kontinental Hockey League says he is waiting to find out how many Russians will be banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics before deciding if he will allow his players to compete in South Korea. Read More »

Wreaths Across America to be observed locally

perth_map

The local National Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held on at 11 a.m. December 16 on the grounds of the Northeast Louisiana Veterans' Cemetery, just south of Rayville on Highway 425. The Hampton event is part of Wreaths Across America, a nationwide campaign that includes ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and 1,200 locations nationwide and overseas. Read More »

Israeli military shoots down rockets fired from Gaza Strip - IDF

perth_map

On Thursday, Israel also targeted Gaza sites with air strikes and tank fire after what a military statement described as "a projectile" was sacked into southern Israel. The Islamic Jihad statement made no mention of an Israeli attack. Earlier on Wednesday night, four rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel. Read More »

Two journalists arrested in Myanmar

perth_map

Stephen J. Adler, the news agency's president and editor-in-chief issued a statement that read: " Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been reporting on events of global importance in Myanmar, and we learned today that they have been arrested in connection with their work". Read More »

Declining number of Americans view Christmas as religious

perth_map

Concurrently, Pew said a religious appreciation of the season is declining among individuals themselves. Overall, 57% of Americans now believe in all four of these elements of the Christmas story, down from 65% in 2014. And when it comes to whether Christmas is "religious" or "cultural", just 32 percent of millennials said it is more religious, 20 points behind boomers. Read More »

What we know about the NYC bombing device

perth_map

On the morning of the attack, Ullah posted on his Facebook page, "Trump you failed to protect your nation". It is unclear if the Bangladeshi immigrant, who is in hospital with burns to his hands and stomach, is well enough to make a court appearance. Read More »

Trump signs bill barring U.S. government use of Kaspersky

perth_map

The law is not only applicable to civilians but also military networks. "Yet, Congress failed to address this fact or take a comprehensive look at federal IT sourcing policies to determine what improvements, if any, Congress could make to existing statutory and administrative authorities related to protecting government networks". Read More »

Republicans rejoice in Breitbart chief Bannon's Alabama humiliation

perth_map

Bannon cares less about conservative policy victories than he does personal king-making", the editors write. Conservative members of the media and other prominent Republicans followed suit. who never met a disreputable political candidate he didn't like". The veteran congressman added that he was not afraid that Bannon could hurt him politically despite Bannon's boasts that he would find candidates to primary establishment Republicans. Read More »

Congressman Mo Brooks diagnosed with cancer

perth_map

Brooks, 63, is in his fourth term representing north Alabama. He came in third in the GOP primary for U.S. Senate in August. Brooks said if he had won the primary, he wouldn't have scheduled the physical that led to the diagnosis. During his speech on the floor, Brooks said he had a "very good cure prognosis" and hoped to return to Washington following the recess next year. "Unfortunately, last week the House Speaker abruptly changed the House voting calendar that I relied on to set my ... Read More »

Coal Scam: Ex Jharkhand CM, others convicted by Special Court

perth_map

Dr Singh was then heading the Coal Ministry too. The court will pronounce the quantum of punishment Thursday. The CBI said that Koda, Basu and two accused public servants conspired to favour VISUL in the coal block allocation. Along with Mr Koda and Mr Gupta, three others have also been convicted for irregularities in the allocation. This is in fact one of the several cases in the coal mining scandal that rocked the country in 2012 after government auditors pointed out that India had ... Read More »

Senior UN official leaves North Korea after rare visit

perth_map

North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to lash out at a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea involving hundreds of advanced warplanes. Read More »

Winter storm watch issued for Western New York

perth_map

A storm system will bring the next round of snow to the region Wednesday into Thursday . In Ferndale , a snow emergency goes into effect at 10 a.m., while Auburn Hills residents are asked to get their cars off the streets starting at 2 p.m. Read More »

4-month-old baby seriously injured in Etobicoke double stabbing

perth_map

A woman was apprehended a short time after police arrived, and was subsequently taken to hospital for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. She was also injured and needed hospital treatment before she is taken into custody. However, I believe that we have found some signs of life. The caller said a man and a baby had been stabbed. "The early indications were that a woman was responsible for these significant injuries". Read More »

Victory Over Islamic State Declared in Iraq

perth_map

The defeat of the Islamic State group is a massive turnaround for an organisation that in 2014 ruled over seven million people in a territory as large as Italy encompassing large parts of Syria and almost a third of Iraq . Experts warn that ISIS remains a threat, with the capacity as an insurgent group to carry out high-casualty bomb attacks using sleeper cells. Al-Abadi later in a televised speech lauded the victory. Read More »

Russian Flag 'May' Appear at 2018 Olympics, Says Chief Organizer

perth_map

Lee Hee-boem, the top organizer for next year's Winter Games, was cited later on Tuesday by the South Korean Yonhap News Agency as saying that the decision was "fortunate". "Russian sportsmen have stated their readiness to take part in the Olympic Games, despite the hard conditions and decision of the IOC, which is undoubtedly unfair in many ways", he said. Read More »

Arrests Made After Man Thrown From Derby-Shelton Bridge

perth_map

Thanksgiving Day on the bridge connecting the small CT cities of Shelton and Derby. Shelton Police Department and Shelton Fire Department responded to the Derby-Shelton Bridge on a report of a male in the water around 1 a.m. The victim and his brother tried to see if Hannum was ok and then attempted to walk away. The victim fell 45 feet into icy water. Dorso was charged with third-degree assault and released on a promise to appear in court on December 22. Read More »