No real political competition in Russia, Putin admits

On North Korea, Putin said a use of force by the United States would have "catastrophic consequences."He said Russian Federation does not accept North Korea's nuclear status and blamed the United States for provoking North Korea to develop its nuclea... More..

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A 20 minute taxi ride almost ended up costing this man £10500
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

A 20 minute taxi ride almost ended up costing this man £10500

Uber has since apologized for the stark error. "In addition, we are proactively refunding riders for dynamic pricing on affected trips in the area". Bangladeshi national Akayed Ullah, 27, who is a cab driver...More..

Hamas marks 30th anniversary with rally in Gaza City
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Hamas marks 30th anniversary with rally in Gaza City

In the latest incident, on Wednesday evening, the Israel Defense Forces said Israel's aerial defenses had intercepted two rockets; a third landed in open territory. Four Gazans have been killed, two in clashes ...More..

Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13

Earlier, it was reported that 13 were killed and 15 had been injured. The Al-Qaeda-aligned Shabaab militant group has been blamed for a string of attacks against journalists . Al-Shabab has become the deadli...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to submit reply to ICJ today
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to submit reply to ICJ today

India had moved the ICJ against the death sentence to Jadhav and sought consular access to him. The ICJ had ordered an interim stay on Jadhav's death sentence this May and asked India to make its submission...More..

Winter-weather advisory issued with snow in tonight's forecast
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Winter-weather advisory issued with snow in tonight's forecast

From 3:30 p.m.... Tonight , there is a slight chance of rain and snow and a low around 25. He warned people should still be looking for slick spots. 13, 2017. Little or no snow accumulation expected. But ...More..

Omarosa Manigault Newman says she quit White House job, wasn't fired
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Omarosa Manigault Newman says she quit White House job, wasn't fired

But the Wall Street Journal reported her departure was abrupt, according to a White House official, who told the newspaper that Manigault Newman was "physically dragged and escorted off the campus" Tuesday ...More..

PM commissions submarine Kalvari; says will boost Navy's might
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

PM commissions submarine Kalvari; says will boost Navy's might

It gives Navy a tactical edge. Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari into the Indian Navy . Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines handed ove...More..

Early Morning Snow Makes For Slick Morning Commute
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Early Morning Snow Makes For Slick Morning Commute

Sleet and snow showers are also to be expected later Wednesday afternoon, with gales expected along west and southwest coasts. In the special weather statement, the weather service said there is a 40 percent ...More..

Pennsylvania Veterans Honored with Wreaths at Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Cemetery
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Pennsylvania Veterans Honored with Wreaths at Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Cemetery

Veterans will be honored by placing wreaths on the graves of our service men and women. Members of the Civila Air Patrolm NY-351 led by Commander Linda Blodgett is heading up the event. The event will be atte...More..

11-Year-Old Girl Held At Gunpoint, Handcuffed By Grand Rapids Police
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

11-Year-Old Girl Held At Gunpoint, Handcuffed By Grand Rapids Police

This week, the GRPD released a 45-second clip of an officer's body camera footage documenting the arrest, which shows that a cop pointed a gun at Hodges as she was handcuffed in front of her mother, who plead...More..

Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation

He had also posted a message on Facebook denying these allegations. Johnson, 57, also the leader of the Louisville-area Heart of Fire Church, held a news conference on Tuesday at which he denied accusations...More..

Celebrations planned to honor San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Celebrations planned to honor San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Breed is now in charge of spearheading the business of San Francisco . "He set a temperate tone for a city that desperately needed it". A civil rights lawyer and housing advocate as a young adult, Lee spent...More..

PM, Manmohan come face-to-face days after bitter war of words
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

PM, Manmohan come face-to-face days after bitter war of words

The voting turnout. Hiraben, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , has cast her vote at a polling booth in Gandhinagar in the second phase of the Gujarat assembly election 2017. The former premier als...More..

WTO meeting in Argentina set to conclude without major agreements
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

WTO meeting in Argentina set to conclude without major agreements

Bringing disappointment to developing countries like India, the talks at the WTOs 11th ministerial conference collapsed, with the United States going back on its commitment to find a permanent solution to the p...More..

PBS suspends distribution of 'Tavis Smiley' after sexual misconduct allegations
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

PBS suspends distribution of 'Tavis Smiley' after sexual misconduct allegations

Variety reports that the probe into Smiley's conduct revealed that the host is alleged to have engaged in sexual relationships with multiple subordinates. Back in February, in an op-ed piece for The Observer ...More..

Rep. Peter King: Bannon Looks Like A 'Disheveled Drunk'
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Rep. Peter King: Bannon Looks Like A 'Disheveled Drunk'

Rep. Peter King, left, says that Republicans must dump political strategist Stephen Bannon. "Last night's election was a manifestation of a revulsion by the American people", said King. He looks like some dis...More..

Local Lawmakers Ringing The Bell For Salvation Army
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Local Lawmakers Ringing The Bell For Salvation Army

Red kettle donations are a critical source of funding for the programs and services that help hundreds of thousands of children, families and seniors across MA throughout the year. "Thank you to all who adopted...More..

Reuters Reporters Jailed in Myanmar Over Alleged Secret Documents
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Reuters Reporters Jailed in Myanmar Over Alleged Secret Documents

Burmese authorities on Wednesday night confirmed the arrest of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who had been missing since Tuesday night. "The arrest and incommunicado detention of Wa Lone and Moe...More..

Delay Vote, Show Item Edits — INCOMPAS to FCC
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Delay Vote, Show Item Edits — INCOMPAS to FCC

The FCC is also attempting to change the classification of ISPs to content providers, a less regulated category. Last month, he pitched his repeal proposal as a way stop the federal government from "micromanagi...More..

Hack attack that took internet offline was about extortion and revenge
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Hack attack that took internet offline was about extortion and revenge

The plea agreement says Jha and his cohorts built the botnet to launch denial of service attacks against business competitors and others against whom they held grudges and to make money from renting the botne...More..

Christmas miracle comes early for United Kingdom baby
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Christmas miracle comes early for United Kingdom baby

Doctors told new parents Naomi Findley and Dean Wilkins their baby Vanellope had nearly no chance of survival because of an extremely rare condition that caused her to be born with her heart outside of her ches...More..

Grassley says 2 controversial judicial nominees won't be confirmed
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Grassley says 2 controversial judicial nominees won't be confirmed

Buzzfeed reported that Talley first offered to withdraw last week. The dearth of experience prompted a unanimous "unqualified" rating from the American Bar Association (ABA). Talley is now an official in the...More..

Katie Taylor successfully defends WBA title against Jessica McCaskill in London
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Katie Taylor successfully defends WBA title against Jessica McCaskill in London

The fight, which topped Eddie Hearn and Matchroom's final show of 2017 at York Hall in Bethnal Green , London, was better than many expected as it was screened exclusively live on Sky Sports. "Whoever has th...More..

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cinema after 35 years
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cinema after 35 years

But hammered by the plunge in global oil prices that began in 2014, Saudi Arabia's government is trying to diversify its economy by focusing more on technology and entertainment. Cinemas were banned in the 198...More..

Who is Akayed Ullah, the Port Authority bombing suspect?
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Who is Akayed Ullah, the Port Authority bombing suspect?

Mayor de Blasio said the suspect was believed to have acted alone, BBC said. Ullah is now at Bellevue Hospital, where he is being treated for lacerations and burns to his hands and abdomen. "At this point in ti...More..

Ex-VP Joe Biden Snowed Out Wednesday Night in Ann Arbor
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ex-VP Joe Biden Snowed Out Wednesday Night in Ann Arbor

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday reiterated he "may very well" run for president in 2020 if no viable Democratic candidate emerges. "I think about Beau nearly every day", McCain tells Biden ...More..

by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to play with Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale again

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has warned his side not to take Al Jazira lightly as the clubs prepare to meet in the semifinal of the Club World Cup on Wednesday. "He made it difficult for us, I think we...More..

Chain migration responsible for NYC terror suspect's entry: White House
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Chain migration responsible for NYC terror suspect's entry: White House

Rep. Marsha Blackburn said it's time to look at vulnerabilities in our legal immigration system following the revelation that the Bangladeshi man who allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in New York City on Monday e...More..

Local legislators back Duterte on extending martial law
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Local legislators back Duterte on extending martial law

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez also expressed confidence that Congress will grant President Duterte's request to extend Martial Law for another year. "Is this now a prelude to declaring martial law nationwide?...More..

Tapper Reminds Ignorant Moore Spox: Swearing On Bible Isn't Compulsory
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Tapper Reminds Ignorant Moore Spox: Swearing On Bible Isn't Compulsory

And his silence just went on and on and on. Moore has expressed hard line positions on homosexuality, immigration, Islam and abortion, while Democrat Doug Jones has tried to position himself as a moderate, as...More..

Police in New York Respond to Report of Explosion
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Police in New York Respond to Report of Explosion

Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi man who attempted to detonate a homemade bomb strapped to his body at a NY commuter hub during morning rush hour is seen in this handout photo received December 11, 2017 . The A, C ...More..

European Union says to toughen stance on Britain By
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

European Union says to toughen stance on Britain By

The European Parliament also highlighted five existing issues that must be agreed before a final deal can be secured. Mr Grieve appeared defiant ahead of the vote, insisting he was "not a rebel" but that his ...More..

Grand Rapids chief: Handcuffing of girl, 11, was disturbing
by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Grand Rapids chief: Handcuffing of girl, 11, was disturbing

The suspect was eventually found in a home nearby and taken into custody. Hours after a Tuesday press conference about police handcuffing and detaining an 11-year-old girl, people showed up at the Grand Rapid...More..

by | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Omarosa Manigault Newman is leaving the White House

Asked about Manigault Newman's departure, Sanders issued a brief statement reading "Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned yesterday to pursue other opportunities". Manigault Newman gained notoriety as a villain o...More..