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Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people

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Security officials have not commented on the incident so far. At least 15 people were killed and nearly 20 others were left injured as an explosion rocked Banaee area in Kabul on Thursday evening, a report claimed. More details will be added to this story. The blast stripped bark from trees and shattered windows of nearby apartments, underscoring the devastating force of a single suicide bomber. Read More »

Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Moore, campaign

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Corfman's lawsuit is an opportunity for her to pursue legal action against Moore even though the statute of limitations on the alleged assault has run out. "Mr. Moore and the Moore Campaign Committee will likely continue their defamation of Ms. Corfman unless this Court orders them to stop". Ms. Corfman immediately told friends, including Betsy Davis, about Mr. Read More »

No matter the laws, result is always abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar breach

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However, the Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), which runs the Aadhar system, said that the newspaper had accessed only limited details through a search function that was only made available to government officials. It said the authority maintains complete log and traceability of its search facility and any misuse was traceable. The newspaper said it paid another Rs 300, for which the "agent" provided a software to facilitate the printing of the Aadhaar card after entering ... Read More »

Read Trump lawyer's letter to Michael Wolff and Steve Rubin

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But it is the USA president himself that is cast in the most unfavorable light - by a series of his top aides. Instead of stopping the book's publication, the publisher made a decision to get it into readers' hands earlier. "But I'm not going to waste my time or the country's time going page by page and talking about a book that is complete fantasy and just full of tabloid gossip", Sanders said. Read More »

Iran Accuses US of 'Grotesque' Meddling Through Social Media

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It has furthermore violated even its own commitments under the JCPOA by continuing to impose unlawful sanctions against Iran and by taking every possible devious measure to prevent Iranian people from enjoying the economic dividends of United States sanction-lifting obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Read More »

Wind Chills to 30 below — Metro Detroit Weather

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That's when I expect warmer conditions to arrive. Here's how it will play out... So, what's next? Well, unfortunately...it's BITTER COLD WIND CHILL values. The area is expected to get one to two inches of snow as the evening progresses, and wind chills could drop to 15 to 20 degrees below zero. Highs will be around 8°. Read More »

One tourist killed in Luxor hot air balloon crash

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Hot air balloon crashes have occurred in the region before. The service operating the hot air balloons was temporarily suspended following that incident. The pilot and one tourist survived by jumping from the balloon, officials said at the time. No further details have been provided on the extent of the injuries or nationalities of the wounded but reports suggest that about 20 passengers were on board. Read More »

Trump had lawyer urge Sessions not to recuse self

The Trump administration announced Thursday that it was ending an Obama-era policy to tread lightly on enforcing USA marijuana laws. Becky Dansky, a spokeswoman for the Marijuana Policy Project , said that the concerns about 2nd Amendment rights have been raised around the country, but not all states are barring medical marijuana patients from buying firearms, despite the federal gun law. Read More »

What Is Bombogenesis and How Does a 'Bomb Cyclone' Become So Dangerous?

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After the snowfall ends, temperatures are expected to plunge as frigid air lingering over the North Pole heads towards the United States mid-Atlantic region. That is why hurricane forecasts include "minimum central pressure" readings. GFS model shows accumulating snow from the Georgia-Florida border all the way up the East Coast to Maine. Read More »

North Country Assemblyman Assesses NY Governor's State Of The State

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Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch, R-Bainbridge, was cautious. "This year the governor's "dog and pony show" has returned to Albany", Crouch said. "I am encouraged to see continued investment in downtown revitalization, but would like to see this investment spread more evenly among our upstate communities". Read More »

Spirit Airlines passenger awoke to find stranger's hands down her trousers

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The court filing states that Ramamoorthy also admitted that he "unzipped the woman's trousers part-way and put his finger in her pants" in an attempt to digitally penetrate her, but was ultimately unsuccessful. "He stated that he tried to put his finger in her vagina but was not successful", according to the complaint. Ramamoorthy, who is from India, appeared Wednesday afternoon in U.S. Read More »

North Korea Missile Hits Own City

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The online magazine quoting a USA government source reported that the missile's first stage engines failed after approximately one minute of powered flight, resulting in catastrophic failure. However, newest USA intelligence suggests that the missile had landed in Tokchon, a city about 90 miles north of the country's capital, Pyongyang. North Korea spent much of 2017 touting the advancements made by its missile and nuclear weapons programs, much to the rest of the world's chagrin. Read More »

U.S. suspending military equipment delivery, most aid to Pakistan

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Nauert said , "Today, we can confirm that we are suspending...security assistance - security assistance only - to Pakistan at this time". The United States announced Thursday it was suspending security assistance to Pakistan for failing to take "decisive action" against Taliban militants targeting US personnel in neighboring Afghanistan. Read More »

Hitting the gym in 2018? Top tips to keep your wallet healthy

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Planet Fitness in Rapid City talks about not only getting people to come into the gym, but keeping them their as well. Connelly said one of the most important things a manager can do when making resolutions or setting goals in the workplace is making sure staff have the tools and motivation to achieve them. Read More »

Steady Activities: CSX Corp. (CSX), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Tourbillon Capital Partners Lp decreased Dish Network Corp (DISH) stake by 17.82% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The institutional investor held 4.00 million shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $217.04 million, up from 3.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Georgia fans causing CFP title game tickets to skyrocket

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As of midnight ET Monday, the lowest-priced tickets on StubHub.com were listed for $2,080. Bulldogs fans can put money that they would have put towards flights and hotels into their tickets instead. In addition, Hancock said 24 percent of the seats were sold to the public through a combination of official hospitality packages, a random ticket drawing and an "RSVP" program in which fans bought the right to purchase tickets if their team reached the game. Read More »

At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway near Buffalo

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Twenty-two vehicles were directly involved in the crash, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted following reports of 75 vehicles involved in the crash. Most injuries reported are minor. The I-90 eastbound is congested for more than seven miles. Police were forced to close both Eastbound lanes of the Thruway and divert traffic. Read More »

Gov. Scott Hosts Puerto Rico Relief Efforts Roundtable

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In an impromptu news conference during a visit in Jacksonville Tuesday at the St. Johns Marine Group company on Heckscher Drive, Scott detailed how hundreds of thousands of storm refugees have left Puerto Rico and landed in Florida since Maria slammed the island September 20. Read More »

Israelis thank Trump for 'making Israel greater'

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Inside the West Wing, Trump was said to be frustrated by the slow pace of the peace process and anxious to move forward on a declaration on Jerusalem as the deadline approached for him to sign another six-month national security waiver to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv as required under a 1995 law. Read More »

Preston defender wins big on the Lottery

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O'Connor had been given the winning ticket as a Christmas present from his uncle, who picked up the lucky stub at Flanagan's Centra Supermarket on December 14. Two winning $1 million raffle tickets were sold. He is as nice a person as one could meet. "It's wonderful and with such a nice family I have still hope in this world", he added. Read More »

Manning & Napier Advisors LLC Cuts Position in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500. About 6.09 million shares traded. Investec Asset Management Ltd increased Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) stake by 1.64M shares to 3.44 million valued at $220.55M in 2017Q3. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, June 1. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, September 20 report. Read More »

North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations

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Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. "We won't take any of the talks seriously if they don't do something to ban all nuclear weapons in North Korea". She added: "We are trying to promote the peace process, but if that will not happen, the president will not continue to fund it". North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States, South Korea and Japan and tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile in November, which it ... Read More »

Planned H-1B rules tweak may deport many Indians

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With Trump's decision on H-1B, Indian IT companies may suffer a major setback as top companies offering H-1B visa were majorly outsourcing employment to India. Considering the pros and cons of the newly-proposed Bill, Indian software industry body NASSCOM has already shared its concerns with US Senators, Congressmen and the US administration in general. Read More »

Turkey condemns armed attack in Nigeria

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Gunmen ambushed and killed at least 16 Christians following a New Year's Day service in southern Nigeria early Monday, according to authorities. Omoni said immediately he got information about the killings in Omoku, he contacted the DPO, who promised to get back to him, but yet to do so, as at press time. Read More »

Crews working to fix Portland water main break in frigid temperatures

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Officials said they first learned about the leak at 5 a.m. and crews were dispatched to the scene at around 7 a.m. BGMU Communications Manager Christy Twyman said crews have been working on repairs since Monday night. Martin adds, the age of the pipe, pipe materials, and subsurface conditions can all also contribute to a break, as breaks can, and do, occur in temperate conditions as well. Read More »

13 monkeys die after fire breaks out at Woburn Safari Park

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When firefighters arrived, they found the outbuilding housing the monkeys was "well alight and its roof had fallen in", Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said. Photo taken on August 24, 2013. It comes after a blaze broke out in the animal adventure section at London Zoo on December 23, destroying the cafe, shop and around half of the adjacent petting zoo. Read More »

9 killed in prison riot in Brazil

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Authorities later recaptured almost 30 of the escapees, which included members of both gangs. About 100 inmates also broke out of the prison and 77 were still at large on Monday evening. An armed guard blocks prisoners (background) from reaching relatives as order is restored in the riot. A year ago a similar prison riot that occurred in the Amazon in which 56 people died, several of whom were decapitated and thrown over prison walls. Read More »

GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

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She said she is asking God if she should enter the race. "So the question is, am I being called to do this now?" In an interview last week with a religious TV program, Bachmann said that she's praying on if she should return to Washington at a time when "the swamp is so toxic". Read More »

Senate's senior Republican to retire at end of 2018

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As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Hatch played a pivotal role in passage of a massive tax reform bill last month. When the president visited Utah last month, he said I was a fighter. "That's why, after much prayer and discussion with family and friends, I've chose to retire at the end of this term", Hatch said. Sen. Orrin G. Hatch's announcement will set off a scramble in Utah, where Republicans have a deep bench. Read More »