• Troopers to patrol holiday roads
Troopers to patrol holiday roads

Wednesday, November 22 to Sunday, November 26: DUI/Sobriety Roving patrols during the late evening hours to early morning hours on Route 15 in the North Haven area, I-91 in the North Haven area, I-691 in Meriden and Route 8 in the Shelton area.

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  • Trump Is Trying to Dissolve His Family Foundation While Still Under Investigation
Trump Is Trying to Dissolve His Family Foundation While Still Under Investigation

At the end of the day, the Donald J. Trump Foundation may have technically been a charity group, but the cause, Donald Trump , was hardly a worthy one. "As the foundation is still under investigation by this office, it can not legally dissolve until that investigation is complete", Amy Spitalnick , a spokeswoman for Schneiderman, said Monday.

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  • DOJ: Harvard Not Complying With Probe Into Asian Discrimination, Admissions Quotas
DOJ: Harvard Not Complying With Probe Into Asian Discrimination, Admissions Quotas

The measure prohibits institutions receiving federal funding from discriminating based on race, color of skin or national origin. The DoJ said it "may file a lawsuit" if Harvard does not comply. It stressed that it is not subject to redaction requirements and would not allow "entities under investigation to dictate what information qualifies as r...

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  • Russian Federation reports radioactivity 986 times above normal after claims of nuclear accident
Russian Federation reports radioactivity 986 times above normal after claims of nuclear accident

The isotope was then detected in Tatarstan, followed by southern Russian Federation, eventually reaching "all European countries starting in Italy and toward the north of Europe " from September 29, Rosgidromet said . Jean-Christophe Gariel, director for health at the IRSN, said the responsibility for identifying the source of the falllout was ...

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  • Awkward: White House Subjects Reporters To Bizarre Thanksgiving Custom
Awkward: White House Subjects Reporters To Bizarre Thanksgiving Custom

On Monday, Huckabee Sanders began the last White House press briefing before Thanksgiving by sharing what she was thankful for, adding that " it would be nice " if the press pool did the same before they asked their questions. Huckabee Sanders then laid down the ground rules , telling reporters that it was " only fair " that they should also say w...

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  • Time Running Out in Search for Missing Sub
Time Running Out in Search for Missing Sub

Authorities have mainly been scanning from the sky as storms have halted the maritime hunt. "The vessel surfaced and it reported a breakdown", naval commander Gabriel Galeazzi said. Time is running out for the search, as the San Juan only had a seven-day supply of oxygen when she disappeared on Wednesday. This follows another disappointment ear...

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  • Palestinians 'freeze' meetings with USA over office row
Palestinians 'freeze' meetings with USA over office row

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has announced it is freezing all ties with the U.S. as a result of the State Department's announcement on Friday that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) can no longer operate its Washington office. Offices for the Palestine Liberation Organization are seen in Washington, D.C., on November 21, 2017. A report...

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  • FCC plans to repeal net neutrality rules for Internet service providers
FCC plans to repeal net neutrality rules for Internet service providers

The commission is expected to vote on the proposal on Dec.14. "Instead, the FCC would simply require internet service providers to be transparent about their practices so that consumers can buy the service plan that's best for them". Telecom and cable companies have said other Internet-based companies, including Google and Netflix , that collect...

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  • Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing
Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

The explosion bore the hallmarks of a Boko Haram attack. "As people converged on Massalacin Madina at Anguwan Shuwa to observe Subh (morning prayer), an unknown man rammed himself into the mosque with IEDs [improvised explosive device], killing many people", a resident told the Premium Times.

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  • Putin to inform Saudi king about his meeting with Assad
Putin to inform Saudi king about his meeting with Assad

It was the second time Assad has traveled to Russian Federation to meet with Putin in the course of the country's six-year civil war. The civil war, which began in March 2011, has killed about 400,000 people and left millions... Assad was called to Russia to get him to agree to potential peace initiatives drafted by Russia, Iran and Turkey, the K...

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  • Pittsburgh police issue warrant for suspect in shooting of rookie officer
Pittsburgh police issue warrant for suspect in shooting of rookie officer

Holt is accused of killing New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw during a traffic stop Friday night. Holt is being held without bail at the Westmoreland County Prison. The New Kensington Police Chief Jim Klein praised the fallen officer for his dedicated service during a press briefing on Tuesday. Harper was arrested Sunday night on drug charges af...

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  • Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets
Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets

Mnangagwa fled Zimbabwe shortly after being sacked by Mugabe early in November. "As this happens. I urge Zimbabweans to remain clam and passioned, fully observing and respecting the rules of the country for the sustenance of the previous peace we should never lose", Commander of Zimbabwe's Defence Forces General Constantino Chiwenga said .

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  • Saad Hariri returns to Lebanon after shock resignation
Saad Hariri returns to Lebanon after shock resignation

Referring to this month's sudden resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, Aoun said the "last governmental crisis" had "passed" but it was not a trivial issue. Saad Hariri has returned to Lebanon for the first time since his shock resignation as Lebanon's prime minister more than two weeks ago. "Lebanese politics has always been defined by c...

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  • Trump discounts accusations against Senate candidate Moore
Trump discounts accusations against Senate candidate Moore

Attorney Doug Jones. Trump also did not rule out campaigning on for Moore ahead of the special election on December 12. The women who have accused Moore are "Trump voters", the president said, before again stating that Moore "totally denies it".

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  • Trump administration to send Haiti natural disaster victims home in 2019
Trump administration to send Haiti natural disaster victims home in 2019

She said this would allow for an orderly transition before the designation terminates on July 22, 2019. Further details about this termination for TPS will appear in a Federal Register notice. About 30,000 children have been born to Haitians in the United States with protected status since 2010. TPS status for an additional 200,000 Salvadorans, h...

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  • Transgender Remembrance Day in South Dakota
Transgender Remembrance Day in South Dakota

The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since Rita Hester's death, and began an important tradition that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. Of the 102 victims killed since January 2013, the report detailed that 88 were transgender women. The youngest victims ― Ava Le'Ray Barrin and Ally Steinfeld...

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  • Rand Paul to 'likely support' GOP tax bill, aide says
Rand Paul to 'likely support' GOP tax bill, aide says

Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, says the White House would like to repeal the health care requirement and still have a good tax bill. Sen. Bob Corker says he's "all for" taking out a health care provision from Senate legislation to overhaul the tax code if it stands in the way of passing the bill.

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  • Meet the Turkeys to Receive Trump's Thanksgiving Pardon
Meet the Turkeys to Receive Trump's Thanksgiving Pardon

Right now, they are staying in style at the Willard Hotel, as is the tradition. While President Abraham Lincoln initiated clemency for the birds in 1863, the official presidential power to pardon was first applied to the traditional Thanksgiving choice of poultry in 1989, by President George H.W.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe agrees to terms of resignation
Zimbabwe's Mugabe agrees to terms of resignation

The party's deputy secretary for legal affairs Paul Mangwana is speaking to reporters as ruling party lawmakers gather. Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has ignored calls to resign and might instead face removal from the office he's held for almost 40 years.

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  • Suu Kyi Proposes Peace as Central Theme for 13th ASEM Conference
Suu Kyi Proposes Peace as Central Theme for 13th ASEM Conference

Nonetheless, the Palace said it had "expressed concern over the humanitarian situation in the Rakhine State". "His initiative won approval from Bangladesh and Myanmar". Through joint efforts, the ceasefire has been in place, Wang said. The two countries have reached an initial agreement on repatriation of Rohingya refugees fleeing to Bangladesh f...

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  • Centre keeps watch as Padmavati controversy grows, no report from state govts
Centre keeps watch as Padmavati controversy grows, no report from state govts

Already mired in countless controversies, the film's future looks uncertain as Shivraj Singh Chouhan , Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh bans the film in the state. Criticising Chouhan for announcing "Rashtramata Padmavati award", Singh said the chief minister has "miserably failed" in protecting the honour of women in Madhya Pradesh.

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  • Arizona Cardinals vs Houston Texans
Arizona Cardinals vs Houston Texans

In his start last week against the Houston Texans , Gabbert was 22-of-34 for three touchdowns and two fourth quarter interceptions. "At that point in the game, in retrospect, we should have punted". His first two touchdowns came off short fields, but he led the Cardinals on a six-play, 51-yard touchdown drive late in the third quarter after Housto...

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  • Miss World Manushi Chhillar not upset with Shashi Tharoor's tongue-in-cheek comment
Miss World Manushi Chhillar not upset with Shashi Tharoor's tongue-in-cheek comment

Jain said in her statement. "Chillar" talk is just small change - let's not forget the "chill" within Chhillar", Manushi tweeted. "Such low thinking is responsible for the Congress losing its base in the country", she added. Congratulatory tweets, along with some tweets containing jokes about her surname (Chillar in Hindi means "loose change"), flo...

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  • Sonia, Rahul condole demise of PR Dasmunsi
Sonia, Rahul condole demise of PR Dasmunsi

His contribution to Indian football can never be forgotten. "My condolences to his family and associates", the President added. He was declared dead at 12.10 pm by doctors at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital . Dasmunsi's political career began by joining the Indian Youth Congress before entering Parliament in 1971. She said Dasmunsi served the par...

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  • Alibaba Ups the Ante in New Retail With Fresh Investments
Alibaba Ups the Ante in New Retail With Fresh Investments

Sun Art Retail Group is China's leading hypermarket operator that operates 446 hypermarkets across 224 cities in mainland China. Alibaba has been bolstering its presence in traditional retail over the past couple of years. The investment will be made via Taobao, a popular online shopping platform of Alibaba . It purchased 35% stake in depar...

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  • Newly elected Va. delegate Roem goes to AMA with Demi Lovato
Newly elected Va. delegate Roem goes to AMA with Demi Lovato

It seems as though Mr. Marshall, a Republican, has learned nothing in the aftermath of his party's sweeping electoral defeats on November 7 (including, as it turns out, his own eight-point loss to Danica Roem , a Democrat). Lovato and Roem were brought together as part of GLAAD's Together initiative, a campaign for all marginalized communiti...

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  • Dashcam video captures moments before plane crashes onto highway
Dashcam video captures moments before plane crashes onto highway

Dashcam footage from a police auto show the small aircraft approaching the highway in the city of Clearwater at speed before clipping a tree and crash landing on Sunday morning local time. Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are trying to ascertain why did the airplane encounter problems and an inquiry is underw...

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  • Take firm stance against Iran, Saudi asks Arab League By
Take firm stance against Iran, Saudi asks Arab League By

In a odd coincidence, just moments after we published an article laying out Hezbollah's military power at a time when both Saudi Arabia and Israel appear to be targeting Lebanon, and just two days after we discussed a leaked Israeli cable that confirmed Saudi Arabia and Israel are deliberately coordinating to destabilize the region and push Leban...

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  • USA border agent dead and partner injured 'brutally beaten'
USA border agent dead and partner injured 'brutally beaten'

It's rough territory", the president said while meeting with his Cabinet. He pledged that "we're going to straighten it out". Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) office referred to the incident as an "attack" in their press release , though Cruz did not specifically say so in his statement.

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  • Woman threatened for 'f*ck Trump' sticker says f*ck the sheriff too
Woman threatened for 'f*ck Trump' sticker says f*ck the sheriff too

The sheriff took to Facebook to attempt to locate the owner of the truck, Breitbart Texas reported . If you know who owns this truck or it is yours, I would like to discuss it with you. "I'm nearly certain it does have to do with this", she told KHOU . "No matter what race, religion, or belief you may have, we are all equal". Nehls says he ...

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  • Argentina detects noise as sub search continues
Argentina detects noise as sub search continues

The signals were received at 10:52 am (1352 GMT) and 3:42 pm (1842 GMT), but they did not lock in, thus preventing a full connection. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi says Monday that a USA aircraft was sent to check an area where the noise was heard by two Argentine Navy ships.

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  • Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure
Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure

The question of whether Trump would reinstall North Korea to the list hung over the President's recent Asia trip. Trump accused North Korea of "repeatedly" supporting global terrorism, "including assassinations on foreign soil". United Nations spokesperson Farhan Haq said the UN has "nothing to say" about the USA designation of North Korea as a s...

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  • Dolphins waive linebacker Rey Maualuga after arrest in Miami
Dolphins waive linebacker Rey Maualuga after arrest in Miami

He played the first eight seasons of his career with Cincinnati from 2009 to 2016. Maualuga had 23 tackles for the Dolphins this season in six games, four of them being starts. Allen started at strongside linebacker in the opener against the Los Angeles Chargers but weakside linebacker Kiko Alonso started in the middle a year ago and strongsi...

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  • Driver in Japan dies in crash with truck driven by US Marine
Driver in Japan dies in crash with truck driven by US Marine

In 2016, the U.S. Navy banned sailors from drinking in Okinawa, both on and off base, after Petty Officer 2nd Class Aimee Mejia was charged with drunk driving after driving the wrong way on a freeway and crashing head-on into two cars, causing two serious injuries, the Washington Post reported .

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  • No deadlock in Britain-EU divorce talks — EU's Tusk
No deadlock in Britain-EU divorce talks — EU's Tusk

The EU wants to have the main elements of a divorce agreement with Britain on the financial settlement, citizen's rights and the lack of a physical border between Northern Ireland and Ireland before it moves on to talks on a future trade agreement which is key for British-based businesses.

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