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Paul Manafort Strikes $11M Contract With Prosecutors

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Manafort, 68, and his co-defendant, business partner Rick Gates, 45, have been under home confinement and Global Positioning System monitoring with few exceptions since pleading not guilty October 31 in the first criminal allegations in Mueller's probe of possible Russian influence in US political affairs, including Trump's 2016 election. Read More »

Storm To Hit Lakshadweep Islands On Dec 2

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In Chennai , Chief Minister K Palaniswami said state and national disaster response force teams have been rushed to Kanyakumari district, where more than 500 trees and almost 1,000 electric poles were uprooted. The Courtallam falls near Tirunelveli and several salt pans in Tuticorin region were flooded. A couple of trains, originating and passing through Kanyakumari suffered partial to full cancellation and some were rescheduled, Southern Railway officials said. Read More »

The Jimbo Fisher-Florida State drama could end today

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He then asked, "So, where's the loyalty to the program?" 247sports reported that Fisher's decision could come as early as Thursday, with Florida State eager to identify his replacement. While the fan was being shown the door, Fisher said "That's all right". With a win, FSU would clinch a 6-6 season and extend the nation's longest bowl streak to 36 years. Read More »

Increasing clouds, cooler Thursday; Early showers clearing Friday

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For Wednesday , 60s will probably be widespread throughout Central and South Jersey. The weather system will then pass to our east over the weekend. Precision Futurecast has rain showers moving into our western counties after 3 a.m. EST Thursday . We will hold onto a 30% chance of showers in the early evening hours tonight . Read More »

Ukraine 'father of deceased' sets off courtroom grenades

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Three of those on trial were wounded in the blast, the BBC reports. In November, police in Kiev announced that they arrested two men hiding 6.5 kg of explosives in their auto. "There are dead and injured", it reads. "Investigations are underway", they said in a statement on Facebook. As BBC reported, the defendants in the murder trial are accused of opening fire on a vehicle and killing two passengers, which included the son of the father who detonated the two grenades. Read More »

Father of missing NC girl Mariah Woods questions ex-wife's story

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Sunday when she checked on her. "We needed to do something special", said Pastor Cliff Wilson of Folkston Original Free Will Baptist Church. Mariah is white with light brown hair and blue eyes. "A detailed timeline is crucial in helping us find this little girl". Woods also said that a neighbor who lives close to Hunter and Kimrey claimed that she witnessed Kimrey leaving out of the back door of his trailer at around 3 a.m. Read More »

Dade Officer Hurt, Driver Captured After Overnight Crash in West Kendall

A police cruiser, hit this time in West Kendall by Justin Bieber's security guard. Early Thursday, a stretch of Kendall Drive from Southwest 152nd to 157th avenues was shut down. The back of the police cruiser was heavily damaged. Arana is a member of Bieber's security team. Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach on January 23, 2014 on suspicion of DUI, driving without a valid license and resisting arrest without violence. Read More »

Israel, Hamas exchange mortar fire across norther Gaza border

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The attacks follow a mortar shelling of an Israeli outpost, which the IDF said was carried out by Islamic Jihad. Under the terms of the deal, Hamas was required to hand over control of border crossings to Fatah by 1 November and to hand over full control of Gaza by 1 December in return for a lifting of restrictions on electricity supplies imposed by the Ramallah-based PA. Read More »

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli settler

There are conflicting reports about the circumstances surrounding the incident near the village of Qusra. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Wednesday's incident took place while a group of 20 Israeli boys, who were accompanied by adults, went on a hiking trip near the village of Qusra. Read More »

Muslim Population in Europe Projected to Grow, Migration or Not

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The research released on Wednesday night was based on three model scenarios, projecting what would happen if migration stopped altogether; if "regular" migration continued but refugee flows stopped; and if both migration continued and the current record levels of refugees continued. Read More »

Lavrov Claims US Trying To Provoke North Korean Leadership

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President Donald Trump dismissed a Chinese diplomatic effort to rein in North Korea's weapons program as a failure on Thursday, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Beijing should do more to limit oil supplies to Pyongyang. Washington called on nations to cut relations with Pyongyang and warned that North Korea's leadership will be "utterly destroyed" if war breaks out. Read More »

2017 hurricane season officially ends Thursday

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For the first time EVER, three consecutively-named storms ( Harvey , Irma , and Jose ) reached category 4 status, and Irma and Jose were simultaneously at category 4 status with 150+ miles per hour wind (also a record). But the real concern wasn't the number or storms, it was the intensity of the hurricanes that did hit. Once there were strong signals that La Nina would develop, and water temperatures in the Atlantic hurricane basin were getting warmer than usual, Kottlowski said he and ... Read More »

Speculation picks up about Tillerson's departure as secretary of State

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The White House has plans to give Secretary of State Rex Tillerson the boot and replace him with current Central Intelligence Agency head Mike Pompeo , according to reports on Thursday. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) told The Washington Post that the President had "publicly castrate (d)" Tillerson on the world stage with his frequent outbursts and threats. Read More »

Fifth Accuser: Army Vet Claims Al Franken Groped Her in 2003

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She was a fan of Franken's work on "Saturday Night Live", but said the photo encounter left her feeling embarrassed. "What's more, I thought - would he say he will move his hand?" Another woman, Lindsey Menz, said Franken grabbed her butt as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. Read More »

Kashmir: 5 militants killed in Budgam encounter

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Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that four terrorists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Futlipora. "'As the security forces closed in on the hiding militants, the security forces were fired upon triggering the encounter", a police officer said. Read More »

Bosnia war crime suspect who drank poison in court pronounced dead

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United Nations judges Wednesday began handing down judgement in the appeals case of six former Bosnian Croat political and military leaders, in the court's final verdict for war crimes committed during the bloody break-up of Yugoslavia. Milosevic, who died of a heart attack before his verdict on genocide and war crimes charges, had banned medication in his cell which may have worsened an existing heart condition. Read More »

Graduate students join national protest against taxing waived tuition

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The House and Senate bills concoct a new tax on endowments at certain private colleges and universities that will take investment returns on donor gifts and redirect them elsewhere. "But they have not been willing to put anything in writing in terms of a plan to protect graduate students if these efforts succeed". "It's a misguided tradeoff to threaten the important scientific and academic advancements that come from hardworking graduate students as well as the training of our future ... Read More »

Syrian Government Delegation Arrives in Geneva for New Round of UN Talks

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The Syrian government delegation has arrived in Geneva , Switzerland to attend a new round of talks brokered by the United Nations between the government and the opposition that will continue until December 2. "The thing the regime is most afraid of is political negotiations", Hariri said. In September, he said the opposition needed to be "realistic" and accept that "they didn't win the war", a statement supported by facts on the ground. Read More »

Turkish gold trader begins testifying for USA prosecutors

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In exchange, he said, Caglayan helped broker a deal in which Zarrab worked with Halkbank to help Iran use its money overseas through gold transactions. He said Zarrab made a deal to get out of jail free, possibly joining the US witness protection program so he and his family can live in the United States. Read More »

White House Bars One of Few Black Journalists From Attending Christmas Party

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April Ryan, the black woman the White House loves to hate on, will not be going to the scary White House white-walking winter wonder-klan for its annual Christmas party-for the first time in 20 years. Trump has vowed to put "Christmas" back at the centre of the holidays. "Dealing with them is a total waste of time! ". Despite the history of questionable comments, many still praised Trump and his wife for honoring and acknowledging those who've served. Read More »

Castile's girlfriend reaches settlement over police shooting

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Castile, 32, was fatally shot by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop on July 6, 2016. Diamond Reynolds live-streamed Philando Castile's fatal shooting on Facebook in July 2016. In June, St. Anthony reached a $3 million settlement with Castile's family. The council's resolution approving the settlement said, in part, that it resolves any claims related to the alleged detention of and use of force against Reynolds and her daughter, and any claims of racial ... Read More »

Kopardi rape case: Three convicted sentenced to death

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Jitendra alias Pappu Babulal Shinde, 26, Santosh Gorkha Bhawal, 30, and Nitin Gopinath Bhailume, 28, were given the death penalty for rape, conspiracy, murder and other crimes, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam told the media after the verdict. Read More »

Arabia 'looking for tension to cover up defeat', Rouhani

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She said Tehran had told Sofia the air access refusal was due to a slight deviation of the plane from its planned route, but Bulgarian authorities disagreed and had summoned the Iranian charge d'affaires to Bulgaria for an explanation. In an interview with Iranian television on Tuesday, the Iranian leader said his country's relations had improved with neighbouring states, such as Turkey and Pakistan, but that Saudi Arabia was an exception. Read More »

DOE identifies possible microgrid opportunities in Puerto Rico

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Gillibrand, who visited Puerto Rico in October and called for a "Marshall-style" plan following that trip, urged her colleagues in Congress to do more to address the humanitarian crisis affecting both USA territories. As President Donald Trump brought up in the days after the storm, Puerto Rico's debt exceeds $70 billion, brought on partially by a lack of tax revenue after Congress repealed a tax break for businesses on the island in 1976. Read More »

When PM Narendra Modi meets 'little Modi' in Gujarat

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The CM clarified that he had not discussed personally with C.H. Vijayashankar on him (CHV) joining the Congress party. PM Modi is addressing three in Saurashtra and one in south Gujarat. Speaking to ANI, Sharma had said, "We are surprised that India has a prime minister, who has belittled his office yesterday by being in attendance for Ivanka Trump, as it is not for the Prime Minister of India to host her at the Falaknuma Palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad". Read More »

Slave trade in Libya a mockery of African unity - Nana Addo

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The Libyan government has reportedly launched an investigation into the video, but have called on more support from the worldwide community in order to thoroughly tackle the issue, reports the Independent . "But don't hold your breath that anything real is going to happen". Hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing poverty or conflict travel to Libya each year, hoping to set off from the country's coast to Europe. Read More »

Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday

Friday night lows will be in the low/ mid-40s with partly cloudy skies. High: 65. Wind: NW/W 10-15 miles per hour. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Sunday , the high will be near 61 with partly sunny skies, the weather service said. Friday night: Mostly cloudy with a low around 46. Read More »

Turley: Washington METRO Says Catholic Christmas Ad 'Prohibited'

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It promotes no religion, merely spirituality - as does yoga, ads for which the Transit Authority does gladly accept. Emblazoned across the ad is the phrase: "FIND THE PERFECT GIFT". "This is our best way to reach different communities where other forms of media aren't necessarily available on the street", he said. "It's a giving season, both spiritually and materially". Read More »

Pence: Trump 'Actively Considering' Moving Israel Embassy To Jerusalem

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Vice President Mike Pence says President Trump is "actively considering" moving the United States' embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to its capital, Jerusalem. New Delhi, Nov 29 The Palestinian cause holds "top priority" for his county, Saudi Arabia's envoy to India today said, amid a buzz of covert talks between the Gulf Kingdom and Israel over Iran. Read More »

Mother Arrested After Hurling Baby and Fracturing It's Skull During An Argument

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The baby's father told the Times-Picayune that he had been arguing with Ms Rios when she allegedly threw the baby at his feet and told him to take his son. Her son's head injuries have been described as non-life-threatening, according to the sheriff's office. Rios was then booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna. Read More »

David Davis risks contempt of parliament over Brexit impact reports

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MPs reacted with anger when junior Brexit department minister Robin Walker was sent to respond to an urgent question yesterday from shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer. In Canada where the same rules apply, Stephen Harper's government collapsed after contempt of parliament was found for ignoring a similar motion. Significantly, both Brexiteers and former Remainers on the committee supported the move. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi to be Back in Battlefield Gujarat Today

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Both the BJP and Congress are working actively on social media to give the impression of greater accountability and more personal engagement. Referring to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, the prime minister said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has the legacy of "Fakir Gandhi" while the Congress "has the legacy of royalty". Read More »

Bosnian Croat suspect 'takes poison' in United Nations court

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Slobodan Praljak, 72, a former commander of Bosnian Croat forces in Bosnia's between 1992 and 1995, shouted out "I am not a war criminal" and drank from a bottle moments after the judges at the worldwide criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) confirmed his 20-year sentence. Read More »

Frequency of HIV Testing and Time from Infection to Diagnosis Improve

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A seven-month improvement in four years is a considerable decrease and shows that the United States is on the right track, the CDC said. "This is an epidemic we can stop so let's pledge to work together and end it forever", she said. "Testing people late, particularly those at higher risk of infection, results in late treatment and further contributes to the ongoing spread of HIV". Read More »

You can now doodle on photos sent to you on Instagram

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Once done, your reply will also include a sticker of the photo you are replying to. The single view expiry was a bit of a holdover from similar features Instagram was emulating from Snapchat, but I think the option to replay is much more at home on the photo sharing social network. Read More »

Donald Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos posted by far-right British politician

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Britain First was established in 2011 by ex-members of the British National Party (BNP). The group regularly share content criticizing what they regard as the "Islamification of the United Kingdom". Trump reposted three videos from the account of Jayda Fransen , the deputy leader of Britain First. In November she was convicted of religiously aggravated harassment for shouting at a Muslim, hijab-wearing woman during a deliberately provocative "Christian patrol" of the town of Luton. Read More »

I am the 'greatest supporter of LeT', says Musharraf

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Former military dictator of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf said this week that he is banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) "biggest supporter" and that he's aware they "like" him too. "I don't think Saeed was behind the 26/11 attack". India has always tried to brand militants like Saeed and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as terrorists on an worldwide platform. Read More »

No screening of S Durga at IFFI

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The film that was earlier titled Sexy Durga was granted U/A certificate after the CBFC asked for several modifications and deletions. Kala Chalachitra Academy Chairman Kamal said that S Durga will be screened as a mark of protest and political resistance against the Centre's move to prohibit the film's screening at IFFI. Read More »

Wentworth Falls rock slide: One dead, several injured in Blue Mountains

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Two other men are also trapped against a wall with possible leg fractures. Critical care paramedics had been winched in to assess the patients, and rescue teams from police and fire and rescue were also on scene. Large rocks are understood to have fallen on the track, which attracts about 90,000 visitors every year, in November last year before monitoring of the rock face in August showed signs of further instability. Read More »

Toys for Tots convey collects more than 22000 toys

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It's our annual Toys for Tots Toy Drive, and it's happening right in front of our studios on 8th and OH in downtown Terre Haute. In previous years, the local Toys for Tots program has received almost 3,000 donated new toys and clothes. Marine Corps in 1995, the mission of the Toys for Tots program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year. New, unwrapped toy, books, and bikes for children of all ages will be accepted. Read More »

Gunman detained after opening fire in downtown Reno

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At least six shots were heard following reports of a shooter firing from an elevated position in the Montage hotel and casino but there are now no confirmed injuries. Authorities say gunshots were going off for at least 20 minutes. Officers closed 2nd, 4th and Sierra streets, as well as Commercial Row and nearby side streets. Read More »

Marriage bill passes the senate without amendments

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All were defeated by the cross-party group . Unlike the vast majority of Australians, Burston does get a vote on whether the bill actually becomes law. You are not unusual ... "You are a normal person and, like every other normal person, you have a need to love ..." The Coalition for Marriage statement said the organisation is "hopeful that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will not renege on their promises to protect religious freedom, and looks forward ... Read More »