• M7.0 quake strikes off New Caledonia, tsunamis observed
M7.0 quake strikes off New Caledonia, tsunamis observed

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 300 kms of the epicenter. A 6.4 magnitude quake struck in the Pacific Ocean a day earlier near the Loyalty Islands. Officials at NOAA and the National Weather service say Vanuatu and New Caledonia could experience potential tsunami impacts. The Bureau of Mete...

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  • Arab League meets to discuss Iran 'violations' at Saudi Arabia's request
Arab League meets to discuss Iran 'violations' at Saudi Arabia's request

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari also did not attend the meeting. Saudi Arabia subsequently accused Hezbollah and Iran as being behind the attack. "When we fought to get a better nuclear deal with Iran, with only partial success, there was some help from moderate Arab countries vis-à-vis the United States and the Western powers to assi...

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  • SANA: Syrian army clashes with Islamic State in Abu Kamal
SANA: Syrian army clashes with Islamic State in Abu Kamal

Later that year the United States began a campaign of airstrikes against the militants that fueled Iraqi territorial gains, allowing the military to retake Mosul in July this year. On Nov. 9, the Syrian forces declared capturing al-Bukamal from IS, but on Nov. 11, the IS launched a counter-offensive clawing back the city, their last stronghold in S...

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  • Rakhi Sawant files FIR after getting threats from Karni Sena
Rakhi Sawant files FIR after getting threats from Karni Sena

Speaking to Bollywood actor Salman Khan on the Bigg Boss show, Deepika said that the film had no scene involving Padmavati and Khilji in the film. "Who gave power to Deepika Padukone to challenge me (by saying) "film will be released and nothing can stop it", he added.

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  • Rahul pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary
Rahul pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary

During the Indo-Pak War in 1965, Indira Gandhi, the then Information & Broadcasting Minister, under Lal Bahadur Shastri's Ministry, had fearlessly visited the Punjab border to encourage and cheer the Indian Army. The PCC president, Mr Kuldeep Rai Sharma garlanded the portrait of Indira Gandhi followed by floral tribute by Smti Shanta Singh, member ...

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  • Ireland's Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams to step down in 2018
Ireland's Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams to step down in 2018

Announcing the news, the Louth TD said, "The team tells me Snapchat is where all the cool people hang out". I have complete confidence in the leaders we have elected this weekend and in the next generation of leaders. Adams was key in the peace process that saw the signing of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement and the formation of the power-sharing gov...

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  • Colorado Springs military installations see growing number of reported sexual assaults
Colorado Springs military installations see growing number of reported sexual assaults

Back to the 2016 report: This year marks the first time the military has broken down the number of assaults by location. With an increase so small, it is unlikely that the social shift has had much of an impact on reports; however, the Pentagon estimated that 32 percent of service members who experience sexual assault now report it, up from 25 pe...

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  • Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents
Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents

A spokesperson for Mueller did not respond to the Wall Street Journal's request for comment. The new subpoena seeks more records based on various search terms. The second source called the subpoena "largely perfunctory" and said much of it will be "duplicative" of documents the special counsel already has. The special counsel is investigating...

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  • China proposes building China-Myanmar economic corridor to boost cooperation
China proposes building China-Myanmar economic corridor to boost cooperation

They visited the Rohingya camps and heard the horrific experiences of the Rohinya people fled from Myanmar amid persecution. "China and Myanmar are very much different in size and power, but when it comes to mutual understanding, the two countries are friends with the same values", she said.

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  • Some 15 Killed in Stampede While Receiving Humanitarian Aid in Morocco
Some 15 Killed in Stampede While Receiving Humanitarian Aid in Morocco

The stampede, which took place in the village of Sidi Boulalam, occurred when local people rushed to get food, Xinhua news agency quoted Moroccan state TV channel 2M as reporting. Ambulances arrived on the scene to transport injured people to a regional hospital for treatment and an investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances surro...

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  • Congress will start process to make Rahul Gandhi chief on Monday
Congress will start process to make Rahul Gandhi chief on Monday

Rahul's elevation to the rank of Congress president is being considered as a precursor to he being announced as the Congress' prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. "The move will strengthen the party a lot", he added. Once the schedule for the election is approved by the CWC, the party's Central Election Authority will n...

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  • Cop killer sought in Pennsylvania manhunt
Cop killer sought in Pennsylvania manhunt

The Pennsylvania Police Department is not releasing details about the shooting, but will provide a more detailed description later when they feel it will not compromise the investigation. Earlier in the day Saturday, police announced they had found a vehicle they believe was involved in the killing of a Pennsylvania cop during a traffic stop, off...

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  • Images show North Korea's 'submarine ballistic missile programme'
Images show North Korea's 'submarine ballistic missile programme'

Images suggest that work is underway at the Sinpo South Shipyard to build a new submarine, according to 38 North , which carries out analysis on North Korea . He said: "What is different here is that I think we have a president in the U.S. that both nations believe possibly use force if necessary, and I think China is very anxious about the possi...

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  • Love-Jihad? Former model says husband forced her to convert
Love-Jihad? Former model says husband forced her to convert

Cops in Maharashtra have launched an investigation into her claims adding that they were also probing the so-called "love jihad" angle. Former model Rashmi Shahbazkar, who is a resident of Bandra, filed a case against her 47-year-old husband on Friday for trying to forcibly convert her to Islam.When the woman, who is a Hindu, refused, she said he...

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  • Stage set as Sheeran keeps date with India at Mumbai concert
Stage set as Sheeran keeps date with India at Mumbai concert

From Shah Rukh Khan to Shahid Kapoor , Malaika Arora Khan to Sajid Khan, Ileana D'Cruz to Janhvi Kapoor, an array of stars descended to make the event a gala ceremony. Ed Sheeran's concert is a part of the Asian leg of his world tour and some of the songs that Ed Sheeran's fans can expect tonight - Eraser, Perfect, Hearts Don't Break Around Her...

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  • U.S. nuclear chief would resist 'illegal' presidential strike order
U.S. nuclear chief would resist 'illegal' presidential strike order

President, that's illegal.' Guess what he's going to do? He's going to say, 'What would be legal?' And we'll come up options, with a mix of capabilities to respond to whatever the situation is, and that's the way it works. Media captionWould the United States military disobey a nuclear order from President Trump? While Hyten is correct that he an...

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  • Israel Ready to Work With Saudis Against Iran
Israel Ready to Work With Saudis Against Iran

Remarking on the importance of maintaining close communication between the two countries' heads of state, Xi said China and Saudi Arabia are comprehensive strategic partners whose strategic mutual trust is deepening. It is the latest dramatic twist in weeks of turmoil in the region, which followed an unexpected purge of Saudi princes and official...

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  • Trump adds five names to list of potential Supreme Court justices
Trump adds five names to list of potential Supreme Court justices

The highest-profile figure and a long-rumored Supreme Court nominee is Brett Kavanaugh, a judge who sits on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and worked in the 1990s on the Starr Report, which detailed allegations of President Bill Clinton's sexual conduct with Monica Lewinsky.

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  • Nitish's JD-U is real party, entitled to use 'Arrow' symbol
Nitish's JD-U is real party, entitled to use 'Arrow' symbol

Venkaiah Naidu . The EC, in its order, said the group led by Kumar has demonstrated overwhelming majority support in the legislature wing as well as the majority in the national council of the party, which is the apex organisational body of the JD (U).

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  • Yukon teacher arrested after text messages reveal sex acts with student
Yukon teacher arrested after text messages reveal sex acts with student

The boy and Day had a previously-arranged meeting Wednesday, so police texted from the boy's phone asking if it was still on and she said yes and to "hurry up" before her husband got home, NewsOK reports . Investigators opened the door and found Day sitting on the living floor with the lights turned off, candles lit, and wearing a T-shirt and work...

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  • Sylvester Stallone Denies Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Fan In The '80s
Sylvester Stallone Denies Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Fan In The '80s

Sylvester Stallone forced a teenage girl into having sex with him and his bodyguard at a ritzy Las Vegas hotel more than three decades ago, according to a police report uncovered on Thursday. De Luca then entered the bedroom and the victim was forced into giving both men oral sex, the report reads. A year later, Stallone's half-sister Toni-Ann F...

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  • AIADMK Dinakaran: Attempts made to destroy family using IT Department
AIADMK Dinakaran: Attempts made to destroy family using IT Department

The Income tax sleuths searched two rooms that were used by Sasikala and another room of her personal secretary S Poongundran at Poes Garden. The rooms occupied by Jayalalithaa were kept out of the search operation. Dinakaran described the raid as an "insult" to Jayalalithaa and said Modi and Jaitley were misusing the Income Tax department an...

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  • LJP not to field candidates in Gujarat: Ram Vilas
LJP not to field candidates in Gujarat: Ram Vilas

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will contest election from his traditional Rajkot West constituency. The election result will be declared on 18 December. Earlier in the month, the Congress had given three options to the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Sndolan Samiti (PASS) on how reservation will be provided to the Patidar community in ...

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  • Dozens of kids adopted at Brooklyn family court
Dozens of kids adopted at Brooklyn family court

Mason Porter hides under a table as Charlotte Porter is adopted into his family Friday afternoon in Lewis County Superior Court in Chehalis. So far in 2017, the Children's Court has finalized 174 adoptions. Children like 7-year-old Ariyah. And every child deserves a family. "These are their forever families", Phillips said. "They really are a t...

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  • Woman Climbs Through Drive-Thru Window to Steal Food, Cash
Woman Climbs Through Drive-Thru Window to Steal Food, Cash

She is being charged with burglary and theft and is in the booking process at the Howard County Detention Center. The break in occurred on November 5 at 1 a.m.at the McDonald's in Columbia. She eventually goes back out the window with the box of food. Police say she is seen on video attempting to disable the surveillance system and wash the cash ...

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  • Egypt to reopen Rafah border point with Gaza on Sun and Monday
Egypt to reopen Rafah border point with Gaza on Sun and Monday

The terminal will remain open for three days in both directions, according to local Palestinian media. Egypt has not yet signaled any change to its present policy under which it opens the border crossing three times a week. Meanwhile, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories instructed that a meeting be held with PA represent...

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  • Volunteers needed as Salvation Army's Christmas kettle campaign set to begin
Volunteers needed as Salvation Army's Christmas kettle campaign set to begin

Sgt. Ruthie Forgey of the Salvation Army said all Red Kettle donations in Bradley County stay in Bradley County. Tammy Holmes says, "I guess the bell catches their attention more than just the sign and the kettle itself". "They need all the help they can get, so they in turn can help others". During the holiday season, volunteers with Red Kettl...

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  • Bill Clinton should have resigned after Lewinsky affair, New York Democrat says
Bill Clinton should have resigned after Lewinsky affair, New York Democrat says

Gillibrand told The Times that things are different than they were 20 years ago and that in today's climate President Clinton would have faced a different backlash. On Thursday, Gillibrand announced that she would donate $12,500 she received from Franken's political action committee to Protect Our Defenders, a group working to end rape and sexu...

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  • United Kingdom denies link between £400 million debt to Iran and prisoner
United Kingdom denies link between £400 million debt to Iran and prisoner

Baeedinejad. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is scheduled to meet Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, to discuss the possibility of her being offered "diplomatic protection". The amount was reportedly transferred to a bank account controlled by the High Court in 2002, but has not been given to Iran. ...

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  • India rebuts Pak. charge on firing along LoC
India rebuts Pak. charge on firing along LoC

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in its press statement, "An unscheduled Pak-India DGMO Hot Line contact was made today", adding that the Indian Army was conveyed that continued deliberate targeting of innocent civilians along LOC lately in Nezapir, Chirikot and Battal sectors is highly unprofessional and unethical.

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  • Six Terrorists Killed in Kashmir, Including Nephew of Mumbai Attack Plotter
Six Terrorists Killed in Kashmir, Including Nephew of Mumbai Attack Plotter

An Indian Air Force (IAF) commando was also martyred in the operation. "Weapons and ammunition recovered", DGP SP Vaid tweeted. The Garud Commando Force is the special forces unit of the Indian Air Force (IAF). "A total of six LeT militants were eliminated". "In the gunfight so far five militants have been killed and the operation is on", an Army...

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  • India's Manushi Chhillar Has Been Crowned Miss World 2017
India's Manushi Chhillar Has Been Crowned Miss World 2017

In the question-and-answer round after she was shortlisted among the top five, Manushi was asked: "Which profession deserves the highest salary and why?" "A mother should get the highest respect". "The victor of Miss World 2017 is Miss India Manushi Chhillar ", the tweet said. Cherish and learn, and most importantly enjoy it. Manushi took over f...

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  • Bishop Dewane disappointed by House passage of tax cut bill
Bishop Dewane disappointed by House passage of tax cut bill

According to the U.S. Congress website, the bill increases the standard deduction , repeals the deduction for personal exemptions and repeals the overall limitation on certain itemized deductions for individuals. "This bill will also bring companies back to America, creating more jobs and bigger paychecks". Treatment of Pass-Through Income: C...

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  • Donald Trump reverses course on trophy hunting, reimposes Obama-era ban
Donald Trump reverses course on trophy hunting, reimposes Obama-era ban

Mr Royce questioned the action because of concerns not only about African wildlife but United States national security, citing the political upheaval in Zimbabwe, where the long-time president was placed under house arrest this week by the military.

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  • Trump hits Clinton as 'biggest loser;' Clinton questions legitimacy of election
Trump hits Clinton as 'biggest loser;' Clinton questions legitimacy of election

She also singled out Wisconsin, a state she lost, and accused Republicans there of voter suppression through things like voter ID laws, which require voters to show identification to vote. The president tweeted: "Give it another try in three years", in an apparent attempt to bait Clinton to run for president again. Of source, as Trump tells Clint...

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