Iran inaugurates $1bn Chabahar Port extension

The Chabahar project, the first phase of which was recently inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of representatives from 17 countries, is a significant milestone in global cooperation and opens a new strategic transit route... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Korea Placed on EU Blacklist of 17 Tax Havens

Eight jurisdictions were not fully assessed because they were badly hit by the hurricanes in summer 2017 and were given until early 2018 to respond to the EU's concerns. An existing list of tax havens compiled ...More..

Rally to preserve Net Neutrality
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Rally to preserve Net Neutrality

The Chatham House Rule is " world famous " and reads as follows: "When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the id...More..

House investigators to question Donald Trump Jr. on Russian contacts
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

House investigators to question Donald Trump Jr. on Russian contacts

Trump to bring the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow, and Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian-American lobbyist. The Senate Intelligence Committee is also expected to interview Trump Jr. The bank has a longstanding re...More..

Airlines Ban Smart Bags That Lack Removable Batteries
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Airlines Ban Smart Bags That Lack Removable Batteries

The batteries in Smart Luggage pose a fire risk that could go undetected in the cargo hold. It's expected to be a hot gift this Christmas: "smart" luggage, including bags you can track with Global Positioning...More..

PC James Dixon: Tributes to officer killed in crash
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

PC James Dixon: Tributes to officer killed in crash

Opening Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday, Theresa May said: "I'm sure the whole house will wish to join me in offering condolences to the friends, family and colleagues of police officer James Dixon from...More..

'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties

The military 's top brass in the meeting paid special attention to the impacts of the situation in Afghanistan on Pakistan as well as the region. The visit, Mattis's first as defence secretary, came days afte...More..

by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

"I'm in!" Lupe Valdez kicks off campaign for governor of Texas

Valdez's actions and those of fellow sanctuary sheriff, Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez, led to the creation and passage of Texas' SB4 Sanctuary City Law. She'll be an underdog in Texas, which hasn't elec...More..

TVS races on super-premium track astride Apache RR 310
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

TVS races on super-premium track astride Apache RR 310

Asserting that The roll-out of TVS Apache RR 310 "is the culmination of years of honest efforts", Mr. Radhakrishnan said that adding that the new bike "is a testimony to our racing DNA and R&D (research and d...More..

Brush fire north of Los Angeles forces evacuations
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Brush fire north of Los Angeles forces evacuations

The fire has come within a quarter-mile from Ventura City Hall. Around 5 a.m. we learned reports of a 10-acre fire burning near the Getty Museum. An unknown number of homes were destroyed by the blaze, acco...More..

Whistleblower alleges Flynn texted about Russian Federation nuclear deal during inauguration, congressman says
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Whistleblower alleges Flynn texted about Russian Federation nuclear deal during inauguration, congressman says

According to the whistleblower, Flynn also informed the associate that his business partners could move forward with their project, which aimed to construct a network of nuclear reactors across the Mideast with...More..

The Pope has Called for Respect for the Status quo in Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

The Pope has Called for Respect for the Status quo in Jerusalem

Israel has traditionally always recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, however, Palestinians claim that the eastern portion of the city is the capital of the future Palestinian state. Jerusalem, the pope sai...More..

Democrat vows to force POTUS Trump impeachment vote this week
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Democrat vows to force POTUS Trump impeachment vote this week

Those comments, Green said cast "contempt on professional football players who engaged in constitutionally protected protests pertaining to allegations of police misconduct with regard to racial minorities, as ...More..

Police Foil Islamic Terror Plot To Kill British PM Theresa May
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Police Foil Islamic Terror Plot To Kill British PM Theresa May

It identified them as Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, of North London , and Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, of south-east Birmingham. The plot was just one in a number of planned attacks in 2017 that cops and Brit...More..

High of 37 today in Longmont with snow expected by Thursday evening
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

High of 37 today in Longmont with snow expected by Thursday evening

Today's National Weather Service forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. The National Weather Service continued to caution on Tuesday that the forecast is highly uncertain, but said there still exist...More..

Putin to seek 4th term as president
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Putin to seek 4th term as president

Medvedev had the presidential term extended to six years and then stepped down to let Putin reclaim the presidency in 2012. In a carefully-staged appearance Wednesday at an event in Moscow to celebrate volu...More..

Recount Likely In Close Atlanta Mayoral Race
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Recount Likely In Close Atlanta Mayoral Race

Eastern time, the race is still too close to call, The Associated Press reports . In Dist. 3, Michelle Olympiadis beat Adzua Agyapon, while Erika Yvette Mitchell bested Raynard Johnson in Dist. Some feared t...More..

Returning Nigerians express relief after 'hell' of Libya camps
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Returning Nigerians express relief after 'hell' of Libya camps

The International Organization for Migration says more than 423,000 migrants have been identified in the chaotic North African country, majority from impoverished countries across sub-Saharan Africa. More Niger...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Holdings Lowered by Bruderman Asset Management LLC

Therefore 71% are positive. The business's revenue was down.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Starbucks Corporation will post 2.31 earnings per share for the current year. Investors sentiment ...More..

Magnitude 5.0 quake strikes Uttararkhand and adjoining regions
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Magnitude 5.0 quake strikes Uttararkhand and adjoining regions

It struck at 8:49 pm, at a depth of 30 kilometres, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. The natural disaster struck at 8:49 pm, at a depth of 30 kilometres, according to the Indian Meteorologica...More..

Lena Dunham Says She Warned Hillary Clinton About Harvey Weinstein
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Lena Dunham Says She Warned Hillary Clinton About Harvey Weinstein

On Tuesday, The New York Times served up a blistering new dive into how disgraced movie exec Harvey Weinstein used his powerful connections and an elaborate web of complicity to hide his history of sexual as...More..

Campaigning for Gujarat Assembly Election 2017
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Campaigning for Gujarat Assembly Election 2017

After several election rallies were cancelled in Gujarat on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would hold three public meetings in the poll-bound state today. "Congress is creating impediments in f...More..

Opinion poll suggests neck-n-neck contest in Gujarat
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Opinion poll suggests neck-n-neck contest in Gujarat

Almost all aspects of the poll show that the BJP has every cause to be anxious in Gujarat - something that seems closer to reality considering that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah's...More..

White House denies Trump bank records subpoenaed
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

White House denies Trump bank records subpoenaed

Mueller is too conflicted to investigate the FBI and should step down in favor of someone more credible", the newspaper said. This means Trump is overseeing a government that has had to make tough decisions o...More..

Special Counsel's Office Statement of Expenditures: May 17, 2017 - September 30, 2017
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Special Counsel's Office Statement of Expenditures: May 17, 2017 - September 30, 2017

That spending "approximates expenditures the components would have incurred for the investigations irrespective of the existence of the SCO", the report said. Those people include Mueller himself, Jeannie Rhee,...More..

Gus Malzahn to remain as Auburn head coach
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Gus Malzahn to remain as Auburn head coach

No. 7 Auburn will face No. 12 UCF in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on New Year's Day. CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd reports that Malzahn has will spurn Arkansas and stay at Auburn , agreeing to an extension w...More..

May to reconvene Brexit talks with European Union this week
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

May to reconvene Brexit talks with European Union this week

However, a hostile reaction from May's pro-Brexit and pro-London allies in Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), on whom she depends for her slim parliamentary majority, caused her to hold off ...More..

Slain ex-Yemeni President Saleh buried without solemnities
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Slain ex-Yemeni President Saleh buried without solemnities

The death of Saleh, who once compared ruling Yemen to dancing on the heads of snakes, deepens the complexity of the multi-sided war. The Arabian peninsula's poorest country, Yemen is one of the most violent f...More..

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump's travel ban
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump's travel ban

For now, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea will be barred from entering the United States, along with some groups of people from Venezuela. By contrast, civil libertarian...More..

Saudis say most detained in graft sweep agree to settlement
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Saudis say most detained in graft sweep agree to settlement

Most of those detained in a sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia have agreed settlements with the authorities in exchange for a pardon, the attorney general says. But Saudi authorities insist the pu...More..

Impact assessment of Brexit on the United Kingdom 'don't exist'
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Impact assessment of Brexit on the United Kingdom 'don't exist'

The Brexit Secretary made the admission during a grilling by the Commons Brexit Committee which had demanded the assessments were released by the Government after Mr Davis signalled they existed. He added: "We ...More..

16-year-old Conn. girl dies following crash, shooting
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

16-year-old Conn. girl dies following crash, shooting

Police said Pittman and Santiago had been dating even though Pittman is married and has three children with Santiago's sister. At the time, the vehicle driven by Pittman had crashed into a telephone pole alon...More..

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe caught on camera making homophobic remarks
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe caught on camera making homophobic remarks

As Bradford and other committee members laughed, Metcalfe added: "Keep your hands to yourself". "If you want to touch somebody, you might have people on your side of the aisle that might like it, I don't". "The...More..

Never asked Sibal to get Ayodhya case postponed: Sunni Board
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Never asked Sibal to get Ayodhya case postponed: Sunni Board

What does he mean, when he says don't hear the matter till 2019 as it will have an impact outside? "Is this thinking proper?" The Sunni Waqf Board on Wednesday distanced itself from its counsel Kapil Sibal'...More..

Zinke report recommends adding, reducing national monuments
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Zinke report recommends adding, reducing national monuments

He added that changing the monument's designation will allow for more active management, vehicle access and forest fire mitigation. Last week, Barnes said the Interior Department had not updated the tribe on ...More..