Saturday August 19-th, 2017

US Navy Fires Warning Shots Toward Iranian Ship During 'Tense Encounter' US Navy Fires Warning Shots Toward Iranian Ship During 'Tense Encounter'

An armed vessel belonging to Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps came within 150 yards of the Thunderbolt as it conducted training exercises in global waters, according to defense officials. Officials say the Navy fired shots out of c...

Russian Federation sees USA sanctions as 'counterproductive'

Peskov said the Kremlin took "an extremely negative view" of the proposed new sanctions . "We support where the legislation is now and will continue working with the House and Senate to put those tough sanctions in place on Russian Federation ...

Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

In the far-ranging New York Times interview , which included an expression of regret over appointing Jeff Sessions attorney general, Trump called the scandalous 35-page dossier "made-up junk". John F. Wood , an attorney with the law firm of Hughes...

Newborn's parents accused of giving her drugs to cover heroin withdrawal Newborn's parents accused of giving her drugs to cover heroin withdrawal

They did it when hospital staffers were not looking. Confessing to their crime, the couple said they tried hiding the two-month-old baby's drug addiction from the nurses in the hospital where she was born. The couple made bail, but authorities ...

Captain Marvel time period and villain revealed Captain Marvel time period and villain revealed

It may be time for Marvel moviegoers to start asking themselves that same question. We had previously known that Oscar victor Brie Larson would play Carol Danvers , the US Airforce officer who becomes the superhero Captain Marvel , and that the d...

GOP lawmaker uses Scalise shooting in his campaign for Senate GOP lawmaker uses Scalise shooting in his campaign for Senate

Scalise's chief of staff reacted to Brooks' ad by tweeting , "This makes my stomach turn". Congressman Mo Brooks is defending his latest Senate advertisement, despite facing criticism for invoking last month's GOP baseball shooting in the ad.

Rauner Repeats Threat of Special Session Over School Funding Rauner Repeats Threat of Special Session Over School Funding

The budget was the first since 2015, ending the longest such stalemate of any state since at least the Great Depression. The governor's plan would maintain the same CPS tier funding and pension funding but redistribute all of the CPS block grant fund...

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns Amid Controversy Over Justine Damond Shooting Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns Amid Controversy Over Justine Damond Shooting

Forty-year-old Justine Damond died after she was shot by a police officer on July 15. The search warrant did not explicitly say Ms Damond was the woman who slapped the cruiser. The commander reviewing Noor's records said the officer's level of ...

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (LON:RB) Receives Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (LON:RB) Receives "Sell" Rating from Investec

Citigroup Inc.'s price objective suggests a potential upside of 3.13% from the company's previous close. The stock decreased 0.27% or GBX 0.84 on July 24, reaching GBX 312.71. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Buy" on Thursday, November ...

Oil prices rally to session highs after Saudis pledge to cut exports Oil prices rally to session highs after Saudis pledge to cut exports

The committee did not back capping Libyan output as it said its production was unlikely to exceed 1 million bpd in the near. Combined, Libya and Nigeria are adding about a quarter million barrels of oil per day to the market, while some of their ...

Pentagon cites unsafe Chinese intercept of U.S. plane Pentagon cites unsafe Chinese intercept of U.S. plane

A USA surveillance aircraft was intercepted over the East China Sea by the Chinese jets, U.S. media reported on Monday. In the recent past, United States and allied ships have sailed close to South China Sea islands which China claims is part...

Teenage driver livestreams part of crash that killed sister Teenage driver livestreams part of crash that killed sister

The California Highway Patrol said Sanchez was driving the auto under the influence when it veered onto the right shoulder of a road about 120 miles southeast of San Francisco. The other passenger sustained major trauma to her right leg, according ...

Erdogan urges 'immediate' end to Al-Aqsa restrictions

In related development, the Arab league has warned Israel is " playing with fire " over the "red line" of Jerusalem , announcing that Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting over Israeli-Palestinian violence, according to statements on...

'Shrinkflation': 2529 products are now smaller but cost the same 'Shrinkflation': 2529 products are now smaller but cost the same

As many as 2,529 products on sale in United Kingdom shops have reduced in size while prices remained the same between January 2012 and July 2017, it found, compared with 614 products that have increased in size. Past year it was reported that packets...

Jordanian men killed, Israeli hurt at Israel's embassy in Amman

The security officer, the Jordanian landlord and two Jordanian workers were present. Israel insisted the guard has diplomatic immunity. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Israel's ambassador to Jordan, Eynat Schlein , following t...

Teenager killed after Army allegedly fires at protestors in Kashmir's Budgam Teenager killed after Army allegedly fires at protestors in Kashmir's Budgam

Friday's killing triggered widespread protests as hundreds chanted slogans against Indian rule and demanded the Indian army leave Kashmir. Contrary to the Army version, a Srinagar-based police spokesman said that "miscreants hurled a firecracker, b...

Natural disaster kills two and injures hundreds in Greece and Turkey Natural disaster kills two and injures hundreds in Greece and Turkey

Some of the injuries were caused as tourists and local residents scrambled out of buildings and even leapt from balconies after the 6.5-magnitude quake struck at about 1:30 a.m. Last month, the region was rattled by a magnitude-6.2- quake that struck...

MI man wanted for 2 homicides in custody after search MI man wanted for 2 homicides in custody after search

He was driving a 2004 silver or gray Chrysler Pacifica with a MI license of CLN 8244. "Police say Richardson was shot about 10:15 p.m. Thursday". The shooting reportedly happened while Patten was arguing with another man; the woman was apparently j...

Queen Elizabeth appoints female lawyer as Britain's highest ranking judge Queen Elizabeth appoints female lawyer as Britain's highest ranking judge

Shortly after her appointment as the first female Law Lord in 2004, while speaking in a lecture, she said the gender and ethnicity of judges matters "because democracy matters". Baroness Hale began her legal career teaching law at the University of...

Nagaland CM Zeliang wins floor test comfortably Nagaland CM Zeliang wins floor test comfortably

You have forgotten that the office of the governor should be apolitical, (but you) have been acting as the leader of the dissident NPF group. Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya administered the oath of Office and Secrecy to ten Cabinet Ministers at ...

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