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Garda tells Hawe family inquest hears of scene of horror


Earlier , the inquest heard that Alan Hawe saw a psychotherapist in the months before the killings. GARDA Aisling Walsh broke down yesterday as she recalled the unimaginable scene at the Hawe family home on that bad day in August past year, and few people will judge her for that. Read More »

U.S. government names North Korea as the source of WannaCry


Forces Korea, said of North Korea's cyberwarfare capabilities previous year. "North Korea has acted especially badly, largely unchecked, for more than a decade, and its malicious behavior is growing more egregious", he wrote for the Wall Street Journal on Monday. Read More »

Rohingya villages razed despite refugee deal - HRW


An estimated 655,000 refugees from the stateless minority group have poured across the border into Bangladesh since August, fleeing what the U.S. and United Nations have described as ethnic cleansing. But HRW said it was hard to believe this could be carried out responsibly. Last week the group Doctors Without Borders released a survey which found that almost 7,000 Rohingya had been killed in the first month of the Rakhine violence. Read More »

Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC Raises Holdings in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

About 705,303 shares traded. Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) has risen 50.16% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE:MRK) as Buy, 1 analysts given Outperform signal, 1 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (NYSE:MRK). Elm invested in 0.59% or 11,309 shares. Washington Trust Retail Bank has 198 shares for 0% of their portfolio. More news for New York & Company, Inc. Read More »

Senate Intel Panel Looking At Jill Stein Campaign In Russia Probe

The Green Party's 2016 presidential nominee says she's cooperating with a request for documents from a Senate committee probing Russian meddling in the USA election. "Our communications with Russian individuals regarding an invitation to speak on global relations at the RT 10th anniversary media conference will confirm what we stated publicly at that time and since: that we did not accept any payment or even reimbursement for the trip", Stein said in a statement, per the Washington Post . Read More »

Travel in SWFL impacted by power outage at Atlanta airport


She's still waiting for a flight to Atlanta . Officials said the power outage was caused by a fire. Due to those delays, Rochau said it is likely to have other trickle-down effects across Delta's system. The Georgia International Convention Center also lent a helping hand, offering shuttles. The outage left passengers sitting in planes on the tarmac for hours. Read More »

Six killed, 22 hurt Washington state's train derailment


Five cars and two semi-trucks were involved in the crash, Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova said at a news conference. "We'll get you out of here'". "I'm still figuring that out". Witness Greg Mukai was on his way to work when the traffic on I-5 came to a sudden stop and he could see the train dangling from an overpass. Read More »

Iran calls Haley's missile claim 'ridiculous'


In a statement issued on Thursday, Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo also rejected Haley's claim as "baseless" and said the accusations are aimed at covering up the Saudi war crimes in Yemen with the U.S. He praised US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's presentation last week that highlighted Iran's illegal arms program. Trump has refused to sign the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement brokered by his predecessor that aims to reduce Iran's ... Read More »

Two people dead after Cameron House fire


Witness Danny Lawton wrote: 'Woke up at 5 in the morning to the police banging the door, the woman says "there's a little bit of a fire at the hotel next door you need to get out" not sure what that woman thinks a big fire is but I'd call this a bit more than a "little fire" (gateway to wales hotel)'. Read More »

United States vetoes UNSC resolution to reverse Jerusalem recognition


Abbas also signed 22 agreements and worldwide treaties to strengthen the legal status of the state of Palestine on a global scale. He said Haley "lit a candle of truth" and dispelled "lies". Trump's announcement was followed by protests across the Palestinian territories, with six Gazans killed - four in clashes with Israeli forces along the border and two Hamas militants in an Israeli air strike in retaliation for rocket fire. Read More »

Tiger Zinda Hai: Salman Khan POURS HIS HEART over Katrina Kaif!


Tiger Zinda Hai directed by Ali Abbas Zafar , is a fictionalised retelling of a real life incident where 25 Indian nurses were kidnapped in Iraq in 2015. Certain sources says that Bollywood Superstar has signed some of the sequel films like " Race 3 ", "Bharat (2019) and 'Dabangg 3" in the coming year 2018. Read More »

Oldest fossil ever found dated to 3.5 billion years ago


Researchers have confirmed that tiny fossils found in a almost 3.5 billion-year-old piece of rock in Western Australia are the prehistoric fossils ever found and certainly the earliest direct proof of life on Earth . "None of these studies are regarded as proof of life", lead author John Valley, professor of geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, told AFP. Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi Metro's Magenta line on Christmas Day


This meant 47 minutes inside the Metro and five minutes to switch the lines. But the work has just completed till the Kalkaji Mandir only. Once the entire corridor from Botanical Garden till Janakpuri West (38.23 kms) is opened, commuters from NOIDA will be able to go to Gurugram by changing trains at Hauz Khas. Read More »

'Multiple fatalities' aboard Amtrak train following derailment south of Seattle


If they appeared seriously hurt, he tried to comfort them by talking to them. The 24-year-old says he's an Eagle Scout with first-aid and emergency response training. The Amtrak train, with 82 passengers and crew, was on the first day of a new route in Washington State. "I was traveling to work this morning along I-5 and we came to a sudden stop", Greg Mukai told CNN. Read More »

Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh


Saudi-led coalition has claimed it had intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemenis targetting the south of Riyadh. According to Saudi state TV, there have been no reports of any damages so far. However, a Houthi rebel spokesman on Twitter confirmed the missile launch Tuesday. The first missile was shot down on November 4 near the Riyadh global airport, while the second was intercepted on November 30 in the south of the country. Read More »

Tillerson retreats on unconditional talks with North Korea


The photo was released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on November 30. Cash-strapped North Korea has come under a new round of stricter United Nations sanctions this year after pressing ahead with its missile and nuclear programmes in defiance of worldwide pressure. Read More »

Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot


The foiled attack was to have been carried out on Kazansky Cathedral, in Russia's second city of St. Petersburg, and on other locations in the city where large numbers of people gather, the Kremlin statement said. The agency published a list of 17 major terrorist plots that Russian law enforcement has been able to head off this year. Telegram was fined last month for refusing to provide Russian security forces access to the online conversations of two suspects linked to a suicide bombing in ... Read More »

Confident of winning my seat: Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel


Though the early trends showed a close fight between the BJP and the Congress in Modi's home state Gujarat, later the saffron party marched ahead of its rival as counting of votes progressed. Gujarat has 39 urban seats, 100 rural seats and 43 seats that are classified as semi-urban, in the 182-member assembly. Sensing the chance, the Congress brought in Indranil Rajyaguru from neighbouring Rajkot East to exploit the caste equation in the constituency. Read More »

PM Modi reviews post Cyclone Ockhi situation in Lakshadweep


Modi then left for Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu by helicopter. The Prime Minister would visit Poonthura , a fishing village in Thiruvananthapuram from where some of the deceased fishermen hailed. Prime Minister Modi will visit Kanniyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, some parts of Kerala and Lakshadweep islands on Tuesday and review the situation prevailing in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi, and the status of relief operations at Kavaratti, Kanniyakumari and Thiruvananthapuram. Read More »

2 anti-India rebels, woman killed during Kashmir fighting


She succumbed on her way to the hospital. Two weapons have also been recovered from the debris at the encounter site. Police said that fighting erupted after Indian troops overnight cordoned off a southern village in Shopian area on a tip that militants were hiding in a civilian home. Read More »

'We'll never support same-sex marriage'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he supports marriage equality. "The problem is we have to change the law, but we can change the law", Duterte said. He might be gay, he might be lesbian. Aside from the would-be LGBT commissioner, the President is also considering to tap 2009 CNN Hero of the Year Efren Peñaflorida as head of the PCUP. Read More »

Pentagon acknowledges secret UFO-hunting program


The secret program reportedly had an annual budget of around $22 million, and, in case the official-sounding name didn't tip you off, its goal was to investigate unidentified flying objects. Mr. Reid, who retired from Congress this year, said he was proud of the program. The programme ran from 2007 to 2012, under the title of Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Programme. Read More »

Virgin Hyperloop One sets new speed record


Hyperloop One, the high-speed transportation company that promises to fundamentally change public transportation, has named billionaire Virgin boss Richard Branson chairman. Now, Axios reports that he'll be made chairman of the company, as it takes on an additional $50 million in funding to help it keep moving towards its goal of building super-speed, near-vacuum tube train transit. Read More »

Church of England appoints first female bishop of London


The Right Rev Sarah Mullally, 55, is the former chief nursing officer for England and has served as a lower level suffragan bishop in Crediton, Devon, for two years. Regarding this issue, Mullally told reporters: "I respect those that can not accept my ministry as a bishop because I am a woman", adding that the diocese was theologically diverse, and she would work with the bishops of Fulham and Maidstone, who minister to clergy and congregations who do not accept female priests. Read More »

12 dead in fire in shop in Mumbai's Khairani road


The Fire Brigade will soon be submitting a report to the police stating the cause of the fire which is believed to have started due to a short-circuit. "He has been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder", a senior police official said Tuesday. According to eyewitnesses, there was a huge stock of eatables, furniture, sheets and raw material to make farsan . Read More »

Donald Trump's Antics Has Jesus Christ's Hometown Possibly Cancelling Christmas


Following the US veto, Egypt's Foreign Ministry said Arab states, which had agreed earlier this month to seek a Security Council resolution, would meet to evaluate the situation to determine what their next steps might be. The draft resolution had included a call on all countries to refrain from opening embassies in Jerusalem, reflecting concerns that other governments could follow the USA lead. Read More »

No, the CDC did not ban a list of words

It may be worth remembering that, at times in world history, community standards and wishes shared the consensus that the earth was flat. The Immunization Program purchases routinely recommended vaccines to protect at-risk and vulnerable populations not eligible for immunizations through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program and to meet urgent public health needs such as controlling VPD outbreaks. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi interview: Show cause notice withdrawn, EC panel to relook norms


The BJP had accused Rahul of violating model code of conduct following his interview. The section says no person shall convene, hold, attend, join, or address any public meeting or procession in connection with an election; or display to the public any election matter by means of cinematography, television, or other similar apparatus; or propagate any election matter to the public by holding, or by arranging the holding of, any musical concert or any theatrical performance or any other ... Read More »

Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history


There have been two people that died in the fire, Firefighter Cory Iverson, 32, and Virginia Pesola, 70, of Santa Paula. Officials estimate the Thomas Fire will grow to become the biggest in state history before full containment, which is expected by January 7. Read More »

Virginia woman mauled to death by her pit bulls


Bethany's body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office. "Those dogs would not attack her", Norris told WWBT . "I observed, as well as four other deputy sheriffs, the dogs eating the ribcage on the body". Stephens's father eventually discovered his daughter's mangled body, which he said was being aggressively "guarded" by the two animals. As for the dogs reputation of being natural fighters, "there is absolutely no credible scientific evidence of that", Dickey said. Read More »

No EVMs Tampered With in Gujarat Assembly Elections: CEC


And said people of Gujarat still need to be aware of the EVM tampering as there is the only difference of 1000 to 2000 votes between BJP and Congress . "That is the EVM", Gopalaswami told Times Now. To remove all doubts of tampering, the Election Commission (EC) had ensured 100% coverage of elections through EVMs fitted with VVPAT machines. Read More »

Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal


Theresa May told senior ministers that she was determined to "aim high" in negotiations over the post-Brexit trade deal which Britain will attempt to hammer out with Brussels. The prime minister promised her senior ministers at least two more chances to shape Britain's desired "end state" before setting out her position publicly at yesterday's meeting of a cabinet sub-committee. Read More »

Jammu records lowest temperature, severe cold wave lashes J&K


The MET office has forecast mainly dry weather in the state over the next few days. Against minus 7.5 degree recorded on Sunday, the night temperature at the ski resort, which is 55 km from here in north Kashmir, settled at minus 6 degree. This had led to a marked drop in the mercury, the MeT department said. Severe cold conditions also gripped Punjab, with Amritsar (15.8 C), Ludhiana (15.1 C) and Patiala (15.1 C) recording below normal maximum temperature. Read More »

General Chiwenga Retires As Mnangagwa Promotes Military 'Coup' Leaders


Zimbabwe's army chiefs yesterday announced the end of the military intervention which forced former president Robert Mugabe to resign, while urging citizens to remain alert and allow a smooth transition of government. Police Chief Augustine Chihuri has finally been relieved of his duties after weeks of speculation. Zimbabwe's economy collapsed in the latter half of Mugabe's rule, especially after violent farm seizures of thousands of white-owned commercial farms. Read More »

Syria's Assad Meets Russian Official, Calls US-Backed Militias 'Traitors'


Both Assad's government, which is backed by Russian Federation, and the Kurds, backed by a USA -led coalition, have fought the extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria in recent months. in rebuilding all of the country's energy facilities", RIA quoted Rogozin as saying. Assad's remarks provoked resentment and ridicule from Syrians on social networking sites, especially as they came only days after a video spread of a Russian officer physically stopping Assad from catching up with Russia's ... Read More »

BC Government Puts An End To Grizzly Bear Hunting


The province has opted to put an end to grizzly bear hunting in B.C., announcing a ban that goes into effect immediately. "We're really excited", Kitasoo/Xai'xais Nation Chief Doug Neasloss told National Observer . "There's a growing (bear-viewing) tourism economy, and B.C. has one of the best wildlife viewing in the world". First Nations will still be able to harvest grizzly bears for food, social, or ceremonial goal. Read More »

Pence further delays trip to Middle East


Senior White House officials say Pence is now planning to travel to the Middle East the week of January 14 so he can be in the Senate for Tuesday's expected tax vote. Mr. Trump said that he had made a decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital to keep a campaign promise, noting that several of his predecessors had vowed to do so, but never did. Read More »

Alabama is first state to freeze enrollment to Children's Health Insurance Program


In Oregon, the program provides coverage for about 120,000 children and 1,700 pregnant women. Federal funding ran out about three months ago, and states are using dwindling reserve money to keep things going. Only the CHIP kids are at risk because of congressional inaction. An insurance program meant to cover low-income kids is almost out of money. A couple of frustrating ironies stand out in all this: First, this insurance program is an excellent example of how a little bit of ... Read More »

Zacks Investment Management Sells 2437 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Contravisory Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months , seems to be bullish on the $166.76B market cap company. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by Morgan Stanley. (NASDAQ:PTLA) for 23,514 shares. Sit Invest Assoc reported 295,115 shares stake. Read More »

Grader's Letter to Santa Spurs Donation Drive


In a 7-year-old's style, Crystal wrote: "I have binde good this day". This Christmas I would like a ball and food. The first-grader at Monte Cristo Elementary School in Edinburg, Texas , was asked to write a letter to Santa about something they wanted or needed after they were taught the difference between the two, reported ABC news . Read More »

Steve Kerr: Kobe Bryant reflects "modern version" of Michael Jordan


In addition to the celebration, Nike will not only release two retirement jerseys (No. 8 and No. 24), but it will also launch a special collection of commemorative tees and a limited edition set of Air Force 1s. Still, it's hard to argue Kerr's overall point: The closest player we've ever seen to Jordan - taking into account style of play, personality and all the facets of their games - is Bryant. Read More »

Tupac Shakur murder weapon found then lost


The murder case of the "Dear Mama" rapper, who was gunned down in Las Vegas in 1996, remained a mystery until it was recently revealed that the handgun used to kill Pac had been found by the police. Brennan found out that the address mentioned in the documents was at the home of a girlfriend of a Crip gang member, who had a rivalry with 2Pac. One would think that the weapon being found in the backyard of a Crip would be a smoking gun for the case...but instead the LAPD sat on the ... Read More »

FBI Warned Trump in 2016 Russia Would Try to Infiltrate Campaign

Appearing on MSNBC's AM Joy , a former Watergate prosecutor scoffed at President Donald Trump's hint that he might issue a pardon to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , saying the president is on for a "big surprise" if he thinks that will solve his problems. Read More »