United Nations reports of 10000 civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2017

But the decline in total deaths was tempered by the report's finding that the number of airstrikes conducted by global military forces and Afghan air forces increased significantly - and with it the number of airstrike-related deaths. The Taliban cau... More..

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Venezuela's Maduro orders reopening of Miami consulate before election
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Venezuela's Maduro orders reopening of Miami consulate before election

The Group questions Venezuela's decision to call elections, a demand made by opposition parties in Venezuela for more than a year. In a statement, the 14 countries said the election would not be free and fair...More..

Accused Killer Claims Victim Hired Him to Do It on Craigslist
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Accused Killer Claims Victim Hired Him to Do It on Craigslist

Lopez later told police that at one point Bollinger got out of the vehicle, pulled the gun out of her purse and held it to her temple; Lopez said he tried to talk her out of it but "before he could grab the gun...More..

State's Attorney upset with police for haste corruption recommendations against Netanyahu
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

State's Attorney upset with police for haste corruption recommendations against Netanyahu

The survey comes after police recently recommended that Netanyahu be indicted over claims of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, following more than a year of investigation. A final decision on whether Mr Neta...More..

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

Other messages that the Israeli envoys were asked to convey included calls on the global community to pressure Iran to halt its support of the Hezbollah terror group and to prevent the organization from purch...More..

Dutch FM resigns after lying about Putin meeting
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Dutch FM resigns after lying about Putin meeting

Prime Minister Rutte, however, said that Halbe Zeister's speech on Russian expansionism reflects reality, Reuters reported. On Wednesday, announcing his resignation, the politician admitted that he had made t...More..

Home Depot looks to hire 300 in Western Massachusetts, 80000 nationwide
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Home Depot looks to hire 300 in Western Massachusetts, 80000 nationwide

The Home Depot has stores in Chicopee, Greenfield, Hadley, Pittsfield, West Springfield, Westfield and Wilbraham and a distribution facility in Westfield. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% compared...More..

Pakistan warns India of counter action in case of 'any misadventure'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Pakistan warns India of counter action in case of 'any misadventure'

He warned against "any Indian aggression, strategic miscalculation, or misadventure regardless of its scale, mode, or location", saying Pakistan will respond with an equal and proportionate retaliation. We wi...More..

Florida shooting: CNN terrorism expert Philip Mudd breaks down over school massacre
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Florida shooting: CNN terrorism expert Philip Mudd breaks down over school massacre

He continued, 'A child of God is dead. "Cannot we acknowledge in this country", Mudd said as his voice cracked, "that we... we can not accept this". "We're going to get back to you". "People say we have to le...More..

US Figure Skater Adam Rippon's Quips Are Stealing the Olympics
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

US Figure Skater Adam Rippon's Quips Are Stealing the Olympics

When it was announced Pence would lead the American delegation in South Korea, Rippon expressed his disapproval and said he had no interest in meeting the vice president in Pyeongchang. And I hope that in the p...More..

by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

[WATCH LIVE] EFF responds to Zuma resignation

As a disciplined member of the ANC, Zuma should hand in his resignation to the speaker of Parliament, the foundation said. " Zuma himself had said in several occasions that he would respect the ANC decisio...More..

Justice Department No. 3 Cited Russia Investigation As Reason to Leave
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Justice Department No. 3 Cited Russia Investigation As Reason to Leave

A Pella Christian graduate serving in the third highest position in the United States Justice Department has resigned from her post. She also told friends that she was overwhelmed and unsupported at the DOJ...More..

Egypt's military pledges legal actions against Geneina, Anan following state document claims
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Egypt's military pledges legal actions against Geneina, Anan following state document claims

He added that they were being kept overseas and would be released if any harm came to Mr Anan. Anan Junior also told Bakry that he contacted his family's lawyer to file a report against Geneina, accusing him ...More..

Long Term Technical picture - The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Long Term Technical picture - The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 71,952 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $7,645,000 after purchasing an additional 829 shares during the period. Therefore 28% are positive. QinetiQ Group PLC had 81...More..

Pakistan freezes assets of JuD, FIF
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Pakistan freezes assets of JuD, FIF

The country-wide ban was imposed after President Mamnoon Hussain amended the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997 and issued the amended Anti-Terrorism Ordinance 2018. The reports from Islamabad suggest that on Febr...More..

State Department: US Ready to Hold Talks With North Korea
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

State Department: US Ready to Hold Talks With North Korea

Pence said he did not greet the delegation given that North Korea's was "the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet". Ji said he found Trump's efforts to improve human rights conditions i...More..

Fire department re-elects sex offender as chief, mayor defends choice
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Fire department re-elects sex offender as chief, mayor defends choice

The news sparked outcry demanding Gilbert be removed from the position. The position is unpaid. She told the Corry Journal Gilbert should not be placed in any position where he will have contact with children...More..

Cape Town finally declared a national disaster after drought's severity is 'reassessed'
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Cape Town finally declared a national disaster after drought's severity is 'reassessed'

The country, however, has declared the drought a national disaster, BBC reported. The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs said after re-evaluating the magnitude and severity of the ...More..

Donald Trump Jr Criticizes Adam Rippon's 'Olympic Experience Not About Pence' Comment
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Donald Trump Jr Criticizes Adam Rippon's 'Olympic Experience Not About Pence' Comment

That comment was also made in response to the administration's decision to have Vice President Pence lead the delegation at the Winter Olympics , which is the first in U.S. "I spoke out because there are peo...More..

GM to close plant in South Korea as part of restructuring plan
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

GM to close plant in South Korea as part of restructuring plan

The government must consider whether General Motors in Korea is sustainable. "Time is short and everyone needs to move with urgency". GM Korea accounted for 7.4 percent of total vehicle production as of pas...More..

Killed In Florida School Shooting, 19-Year-Old Ex-Student Arrested
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Killed In Florida School Shooting, 19-Year-Old Ex-Student Arrested

Florida Gov. Rick Scott ordered government flags flown at half-staff through Monday in honor of victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . A further two people died later while receiv...More..

Food and Drink Export Sales Soar in Brexit Boost
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Food and Drink Export Sales Soar in Brexit Boost

Some of the gains were attributed to alcohol sales as the market for British booze products gained traction, with 484 million whisky bottles sent overseas. A group of 37 signatories - which include the National...More..

Royal couple visit Scottish social enterprise
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Royal couple visit Scottish social enterprise

Even with a thriving Parliament which has the final say in all decisions concerning the Union, the Royal Family, headed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has always served as a steady certainty in an ever-ch...More..

Trump says he is 'totally opposed to domestic violence' despite remarks
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Trump says he is 'totally opposed to domestic violence' despite remarks

Schiff also said he was "concerned" about what he called Kelly's "incendiary suggestions" about dealing with illegal immigrants while secretary of Homeland Security and his "comments during the Russian Federati...More..

Barnaby Joyce's leadership has Nationals stuck in holding pattern
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Barnaby Joyce's leadership has Nationals stuck in holding pattern

Mr O'Dowd confirmed to journalists this morning that Mr Joyce "needs the advice" and "someone needs to tell him where the party stands". The report noted Mr Joyce flew with Ms Campion on three occasions, in F...More..

Deal Reached to Close Rikers, Labeled NY's 'Worst' Jail
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Deal Reached to Close Rikers, Labeled NY's 'Worst' Jail

The report identifies the five jails as "the most problematic local correctional facilities" out of the 74 the state oversees. The commission says the conditions at the facilities endanger the health and safe...More..

Man killed by lions in Limpopo is identified
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Man killed by lions in Limpopo is identified

Little remained of the victim, though a hunting rifle was found near the body, leading officials to believe that the victim had been poaching. Winchesters are specifically created to penetrate thick-skinned A...More..

Watch Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match on TV, online
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Watch Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match on TV, online

Will they be able to chase the target or will the Bangladesh team be able to register the first win in the two match series . Gunaratne is the third high-profile player Sri Lanka have lost for the Twen...More..

Over 20 reported injured by gunman at Florida school
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Over 20 reported injured by gunman at Florida school

The suspect was later identified as Nicholas Cruz. County school superintendent Robert Runcie , for his part, told a news conference on Wednesday afternoon that new information may come to light, but a...More..

White-powder scare for Trump family in Manhattan
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

White-powder scare for Trump family in Manhattan

The note read, "You're an bad person and now you get what you deserve", the New York Post reported, citing law enforcement sources. Eric looks smart. "This risky and reckless act goes beyond political differe...More..

United Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Honolulu after engine blows out
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

United Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Honolulu after engine blows out

Inouye International Airport in Honolulu , a company spokesperson said. Flight attendants can be heard to scream "Brace, Brace, Brace!" on several videos posted to social media before passengers erupt into ...More..

Prime minister to announce 'legal framework' for Indigenous people in speech
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Prime minister to announce 'legal framework' for Indigenous people in speech

The framework would cover reserves, systems of governance and energy projects. He said the government is "finally fully embracing and giving life" to Section 35 of the Constitution, which already enshrines In...More..

Virginia Tech vs Duke basketball
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Virginia Tech vs Duke basketball

Duke freshman forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a second-straight game Wednesday night. "He came in and gave us great energy, he was talking the whole time and was very positive". "In many respects", Hok...More..

Parrikar says 'girls drinking beer' remark taken out of context
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Parrikar says 'girls drinking beer' remark taken out of context

Parrikar also said that Sardesai's comment will not impact tourism in the coastal state. Mr Parrikar told reporters here that "We will see to it that mining is resumed as early as possible". He had also sta...More..

House oversight investigating WH handling of Rob Porter
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

House oversight investigating WH handling of Rob Porter

Even as President Donald Trump continues to express confidence in Kelly - and did so again Wednesday through a spokeswoman - that has done little to quiet the clamor about the standing of the chief of staff. ...More..