Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Latest news
Home » World Media

World Media

NY truck attack: Sayfullo Saipov pleads not guilty

perth_map

Sayfullo Saipov, 29, briefly appeared in a federal court in NY on Tuesday for his arraignment on a 22-count indictment, Xinhua news agency reported. A court-appointed lawyer representing him, David Patton, declined to comment on the case after the hearing. Read More »

Over 1000 U.S. troops to patrol with Aghans in 2018

perth_map

Army Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of American and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan . "Momentum is with the Afghans", he said today. "We are hoping to see those changes, we are hoping to work together with the Pakistanis going forward to eliminate terrorists who are crossing" the border, Nicholson said. Read More »

New Zealand Police recruitment video goes viral

perth_map

For their new recruitment video, the New Zealand Police took out all the stops. Even the credits have been given a comical touch with the AOS members' names simply being listed as "Sorry we can't tell you his or her name" and "none of your concern". Read More »

Air Force's Disclosure Failure 'Not Isolated Incident'

The Associated Press on Tuesday reported that the Air Force said its failure to report Kelley's criminal history was part of a pattern of such lapses, citing failures in training and compliance. The day after the murder the air force announced that the shooter should have been barred from legal gun ownership because of a 2012 conviction for abusing his wife and stepson. Read More »

Winless Browns have 'big plans' for Gordon's return

perth_map

Gordon, who has not appeared in a regular season game since the 2014 campaign, said he has recently undergone treatment for his issues in Gainesville, Fla. Gordon has been suspended for the past 44 games and 54 of the past 59 because of recurring violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. "Gordon would steal cars "almost every day", he says, because "we just needed a ride". Read More »

Missouri Highway Patrol Reported 400 Crashes Over Thanksgiving Weekend

perth_map

Amy Mussard, 58, of Findlay and Celia Jane, 62, of Rudolph, Ohio were pronounced dead at the scene at USA 6 and Rudolph Road, while their mother, Katherine Mussard, 90, of Rudolph died Sunday in Toledo Hospital. Seven of the people who died between Wednesday and Sunday in OH were in vehicles but weren't using seat belts, troopers said. One of those killed was a pedestrian. Read More »

Grinch steals several Christmas trees from field

perth_map

Nitpicky tree shoppers might have more trouble finding particular types. They will even lend a hand in cutting down a particularly large tree and transporting it to the auto. The money goes to the Shriners hospitals for children. There are about 15,000 tree farms in the United States, and the top Christmas tree producing states are Oregon, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Washington. Read More »

Gutierrez Won't Run For Reelection

perth_map

The Northwest Side Democrat signaled his retirement at Maggiano's Little Italy, standing next to the man he wants to replace him in Congress , Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia . He's been arrested multiple times while participating in protests linked to immigration issues. In immigrant circles and in his district, Gutierrez remains very popular and has easily won re-election over the years. Read More »

Tourist videos croc attack

perth_map

A similar incident in May last year claimed the life of a 46-year-old tourist in Cape Tribulation after she was attacked by a 4.3 meter-long (14ft) crocodile. The roughly two-metre saltwater crocodile will " potentially " be removed, the environmental protection agency said in a statement. DEHP also renewed warnings to people and reminded them to be aware of the dangers from saltwater crocodiles in the area, and so to obey warning signs and not get too close to the water's edge. Read More »

Australia's Great Barrier Reef receives fertility treatment

Researchers from the University of Queensland, CSIRO, Australian Institute of Marine Science and the University of Sheffield searched the Great Barrier Reef for ideal areas that could potentially produce larvae and support the recovery of other damaged reefs. Read More »

Dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its word of the year

perth_map

Dictionary.com is known for its Word of the Day (such as Monday's pick: mazuma , slang for money). Solomon told the Associated Press that searches for complicit spiked on three different occasions, with the first being in March after " Saturday Night Live " did a commercial spoof for a fake perfume called "Complicit". Read More »

Teacher allegedly caught on camera snorting line of cocaine in classroom

perth_map

The Lake County prosecutors office charged Samantha Cox, 24, of Cedar Lake, Ind., with possession of cocaine and possession of paraphernalia, the newspaper reported . During questioning, Cox told police she fell ill earlier that morning when she purchased the "dope cocaine" from a dealer for $160. Cox complied, giving police her vehicle keys and instructing them where her auto was parked, the affidavit states. Read More »

NFF paysGernot Rohr December salary

perth_map

Gernot Rohr, for two more years.Pinnick said on Monday in Lagos that Rohr had been fully paid all the outstanding wages for this year and that the new contract would run until 2019. The German technician, who was hired by the NFF in August last year, was handed a target of qualifying the Eagles for next year's Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament in Russia and also the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Read More »

Missing Florida teen believed to be with high school soccer coach

perth_map

Frisina was last spotted in St. Marys on Sunday, where she got $200 cash at an ATM. Her mother, Scarlet, told News4Jax: 'We don't care why she left. "She has a big heart", the mother said. A spokesperson for the Columbia County School District said: 'The Columbia County School District is cooperating fully with the Columbia County Sheriff's office with regard to an investigation against one of our current supplemented employees. Read More »

Democrats pull out of meeting with Trump after tweet on deal

perth_map

Trump says Democrats "want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially RAISE Taxes". Says Trump: "I don't see a deal!" Rep. After 10 months in office, Trump is still seeking his first marquee win in Congress, but the White House and GOP leaders have work to do to get their tax bill in shape for a vote later this week. Read More »

Van man's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tribute

perth_map

The American actress, 36, and Harry, 33, will tie the knot at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in May. Royal family plans to pay for the bulk of the wedding, according to ABC News. Kate said she and husband Prince William were both excited about the smitten pair's big news. The chapel itself has centuries of royal tradition and hosted the weddings of many members of the royal family. Read More »

Nebraskans protest GOP tax plan

perth_map

The CBO report , released Sunday, estimates that lower-income groups would foot a bigger bill from tax cuts than previously expected. The Senate bill would cut the United States corporate tax rate to 20 percent from 35 percent after a one-year delay, lower rates for most individuals and repeal the ObamaCare individual mandate. Read More »

Sunny, pleasant Tuesday ahead

perth_map

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Tuesday night , mostly clear, with a low around 43. Wednesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Sunday: Rain before 1 p.m., then showers, mainly until 4 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Sunday night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Read More »

Pentagon must allow qualified transgender Americans to enter the military

perth_map

Trump announced his decision to end transgender military service in a series of tweets in July. A federal judge has ruled that the military must soon start accepting transgender recruits again. The memorandum declared that the military would not accept openly transgender recruits as of January 1, 2018. A month later, he signed a presidential memorandum that scrapped the Obama-era plan and banned the Department of Defense from providing medical treatment regimens for transgender ... Read More »

What's Uber worth? 30% less says one report

perth_map

If successful, the SoftBank-led coalition would buy at least 14 percent of the shares from existing Uber investors and receive two new board seats, said the report, adding that the Japanese company is also expected to make a separate United States dollars 1 billion investment in the company. Read More »

Gold Trader Reza Zarrab Is Aiding US Iran Sanctions Probe

perth_map

A wealthy Turkish-Iranian businessman who was the alleged mastermind in what USA prosecutors say was a high-level conspiracy to help Iran evade US sanctions will not stand trial this week as scheduled, though the case is proceeding against his co-defendant. Read More »

Tony Parker announces return for Monday's game vs. Mavericks

perth_map

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said Leonard was " making progress " in his recovery on Monday. Our models project Matthews for 21.3 FanDuel points in 35.6 minutes for 4.3x value on Monday night. All those people were saying that. In his return, Parker played in just 14 minutes against the Mavs, scoring six points on 3-of-7 shooting from the field while also dropping four dimes. Read More »

Blake Griffin leaves Lakers game with knee injury

perth_map

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers noted after the win that he does not know the extent of Griffin's injury. And there was a trigger effect. No foul was called on the collision during a scrum for a loose ball with 4:43 to play. "He's not in high spirits. But we'll just have to wait and see". "Hoping he just banged it". Griffin has been dogged by injuries throughout his eight-year National Basketball Association career, having played in 67, 35 and 61 games over the past three seasons. Read More »

Pakistan Rangers take control of Faizabad sit-in site

perth_map

Supporters of an Islamist group have been camped out at a key intersection outside the capital for the last 20 days, and the protest has triggered similar demonstrations across the country. It was not immediately clear when, or if, the army would take the streets. The protests later spread to other parts of the city, including Teen Talwar, Boat Basin, NIPA, Shahrah-i-Faisal near Stargate and Nursery, Hub River Road and Hassan Square, where both tracks of the road were closed for traffic. Read More »

Egyptian Delegation in Gaza to Follow up on 'Empowerment' of Palestinian Govt.

perth_map

In a statement, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhum said the government call for former employees to return to their jobs was "in violation of a 2011 reconciliation deal in Cairo" between Palestinian factions. Palestinian media reports revealed that a ministerial delegation from the Palestinian government would come along with the Egyptian delegation and the Palestinian Cabinet would convene on Tuesday in Gaza. Read More »

United Nations urges Syrian government to attend Geneva peace talks

perth_map

The rebels have been forced from all Syria's big cities and their hopes of toppling Assad by military means look finished. Syria's government has refused to negotiate over Assad's future in any talks with the opposition. Parallel talks between the two sides in Sochi have been postponed until January or February, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti said. This latest round of Geneva talks, the eighth since 2012, will focus on getting to an "inclusive process" to draft and ratify a new ... Read More »

Kenyatta Sworn in as Kenya President for a New Term

perth_map

He says that institutions should not be destroyed whenever they don't deliver the desired results. Elsewhere in Nairobi, police patrolled the Jacaranda grounds where the leading opposition group, the National Super Alliance, had urged supporters to gather to remember those killed in since August. Read More »

Russian Federation loses contact with satellite hours after launch

perth_map

The hydrometeorological satellite Meteor-M N. 2-1 was the main payload. The Russian space agency says that a weather satellite has failed to enter a designated orbit following its launch, another blow to the nation's space program. A Soyuz-2.1b rocket carrying several satellites lifted off from Vostochny Cosmodrome at 08.41 a.m. Moscow time (0541GMT), Roscosmos said in a statement. Read More »

Man from Taiwan jailed for subverting state power

perth_map

Both Li and Peng said that they accepted the ruling and would not appeal the ruling, according to the video. "I spread some attacks, theories that maliciously attacked and defamed China's government, the Chinese Communist Party and China's current political system, and I incited the subversion of state power", Lee said during his trial which was broadcast online . Read More »

Commerce Department said Monday that new-home sales

perth_map

As of the end of October there were about 282,000 new homes available for sale nationwide - about a 4.9-month supply at the current sales rate. New home sales in the USA rose 6.2 percent month-to-month in October, marking the biggest uptick seen in a decade. Read More »

PM Modi Launches The Hyderabad Metro, Will Inaugurate GES Shortly

perth_map

After that, he will take part in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and inaugurate metro services in the city. Its commercial operations would start the day after. Three auto trains with a carrying capacity of 1,000 passengers will be pressed into service from day one. "We are committed to the overall development of our country", PM Modi said while addressing party workers at Hyderabad airport. Read More »

'Mom' behind bars after police find newborn baby buried under porch

perth_map

The newborn is believed to have been just 1 day old and was discovered by the homeowner of the Shenango Township home. Robinson, of New Castle, Penn., has been charged with criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and concealing the death of a child after the baby was found dead Sunday, according to online court records . Read More »

White House Might Ban Staff Members From Using Personal Phones at Work

perth_map

Bloomberg spoke with seven unnamed sources who confirmed that Trump wants to ban White House staffers from bringing their personal phones to work, a move that some sources believe could have unintended consequences. However, the news service said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , whose personal phone was found to be compromised by hackers earlier this year, was at the front of the effort to impose a ban. Read More »

Padmavati row: SC dismisses another petition against film release

perth_map

It is tantamount to pre-judging it, the court noted. It'll prejudice decision making of CBFC ... The court observed that it is the prerogative of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to review the film and decide whether it can be screened, according to reports in the Indian media. Read More »

Uttar Pradesh: Police Detain Donkeys For Destroying Property in Jalaun

perth_map

A video has been uploaded by news agency ANI on its Twitter handle showing eight donkeys coming out from the main gate of the Orai Jail. The donkeys were detained for damaging crops outside the jail premises. On request of Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader Shakti Gahoi, the jailor immediately signed "release orders". In what can only be termed as an extremely weird case of official high-handedness, the donkeys were accused of destroying the plants outside the jail despite their owners ... Read More »

No Signs of External Influence Behind Argentine Submarine Explosion - Navy

perth_map

Search efforts are still continuing. The search for the 65-metre diesel-electric submarine is concentrated in an area about 430 km off Argentina's southern coast. Some family members of the crew giving up hope and saying they accept they will not see their loved ones again, though authorities say they will search until they find out what happened to the sub. Read More »

Syria Kurds say USA to 'adjust' weapons deliveries

perth_map

Trump clearly stated that he had given clear instructions, and that the YPG won't be given arms and that this nonsense should have ended a long time ago", the Associated Press quoted Cavusoglu as saying. The lack of clarity continued Monday, threatening to exacerbate already serious tensions between the United States and its key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, or alternatively to undermine the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units or YPG, a US ally which bore the brunt of the ... Read More »

Hafiz Saeed asks United Nations to delete his name from terror list

perth_map

In 2008, the US Treasury Department declared Saeed a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and put sanctions on him. Last week, he was freed by Pakistan after being under house arrest for 297 days. The release of Saeed was met with rage, from India as well as from the United States, which expressed disappointment over Pakistan's perceived inaction against terrorists on its soil. Read More »

Car Thieves Using New 'Relay Method' Caught on CCTV

perth_map

Birmingham at 9pm, in the Elmdon area of Solihull, on September 25, the two criminals were able to override the Mercedes' security system and the luxury vehicle has never been recovered. "It is always worth speaking to your main dealer, to ensure that your auto has had all the latest software updates and talk through security concerns with them". Read More »

Pope Francis Holds Minute of Silence in Honor of Egypt's Victims

perth_map

Francis said following the traditional Angelus greeting on Sunday that the victims "were praying in that moment. We, too, in silence, pray for them", he said. Meanwhile, all Coptic Orthodox churches across the country rang their bells in the afternoon to show solidarity, according to a statement by the Egyptian church. Read More »

Trudeau Calls On Men To Stand Up For Women's Rights

perth_map

Titled "It's Time: Canada's Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence", the initiative will provide more services for women of various communities and engage men of all ages in awareness campaigns. The First Lady added that prevention of violence against women and girls must begin early, stressing that children and young ones must learn the principles of equality, respect and non-violence for future generations. Read More »

Supreme Court turns away challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban

perth_map

But the move effectively let stand a Florida Supreme Court ruling in March that said the open-carry ban did not violate the constitutional right to bear arms. The Supreme Court's denial to review these cases continues the court's seven-year streak of avoiding major gun cases. The best we can say with any degree of certainty is that there were not four votes in favor of accepting the case, which is the minimum required for the Court to accept a case. Read More »