Toshiba chairman to step down after nuclear business loss

16 Feb, 2017

The bombshell announcements capped a manic day during which the company's stock plunged as much as 10% after it missed its own deadline to report earnings. Toshiba was reported by New York Times as saying that the firm is considering to sell stake in Westinghouse. Equity to shareholders of the company is estimated to be a loss of 191.2 billion yen.


Border police discover drugs catapult on US-Mexico border

16 Feb, 2017

Border Patrol agents have made sure it can't be used again. Agents were drawn to the area when they noticed several people retreat from the south side of the fence as they approached. -Mexico wall last week. No arrests were reported. Drug smugglers are getting "medieval" at the border between the US and Mexico. Authorities say a catapult used to launch drugs from Mexico into the United States has been found and dismantled.


Mexico border wall will cost at least $21.6B

13 Feb, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is set to receive the report in the coming days, according to Reuters . Who will pay for the cost of the wall's construction and upkeep remains very much a subject of controversy, following Trump's vow that Mexico will foot the bill.


Killed In Bali Village Landslide In Indonesia

12 Feb, 2017

Indonesian officials said in a statement they expected heavy rain to continue in several parts of the country Friday and warned of the chance for landslides, flooding and tornadoes. Indonesia's National Disaster Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho informed media that more heavy rains would occur in the coming days that could potentially cause landslides and floods.


Afghan casualties rise to new high

08 Feb, 2017

According to the report , civilian casualties incurred by the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group operating in Afghanistan, has increased by nearly 10 times. Afghan security forces and their global allies have been fighting Taliban militants and other radical groups for years. Anti-government elements - mainly Taliban - were blamed for 61 percent of civilian casualties.


Where To Buy Girl Scout Cookies In LA

08 Feb, 2017

What started in 1917 as a bake sale has grown into the largest girl-led entrepreneurial business in the country. The new Girl Scout cookies aren't the only food (or drink) to chase the popularity of s'mores by recreating their flavor. Holly Duperly, of Winchester, picked up 208 cases of cookies for two local troops, including her 6-year-old daughter Kyleigh's troop 40671. Go online and visit cookielocator.littlebrownie.com to find a booth in your area.


Man arrested in strangling death of NYC jogger

07 Feb, 2017

Some time ago, an off-duty cop saw him acting suspiciously somewhere in Howard Beach, and called the local precinct. Her father found her badly beaten body in a secluded marsh. Police confirm Lewis has no criminal history , but had three summonses. He reportedly lied to his mum about how he got them before later confessing to authorities.


Cameroon win AFCON 2017 with 2-1 win over Egypt

06 Feb, 2017

But Cameroon mounted a second-back comeback with goals from Nicolas N'Koulou and Vincent Aboubakar to secure victory. Cameroon had undergone a major overhaul of their team under coach Hugo Broos and then saw several players put club before country and pull out before the start of the tournament.


Hijabs sported as a symbol of solidarity for Muslims in Orange County

03 Feb, 2017

The Muslim Student Association brought World Hijab Day to UTA Wednesday by introducing students to the distinctive head scarf worn by some Muslim women. This year, however, they have taken a more focused route. People came together Wednesday in Colorado Springs for the fifth annual World Hijab Day .


Jeff Sessions faces Senate vote for role of attorney general

02 Feb, 2017

As for Judge William Pryor of Mobile, who was also under consideration by the President, Byrne said, "It is my hope that he would be selected in a future opportunity". He said he would abide by Supreme Court decisions on abortion rights and legalized same-sex marriage, although he opposes both. Cory Booker, D-N.J., broke with tradition by testifying as a sitting senator against a colleague.


Two suspects in custody after Quebec Mosque shooting

31 Jan, 2017

Twelve others sustained minor injuries, according to a University of Quebec Hospital Centre spokeswoman. Police officers patrol the perimeter at the scene of a fatal shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City, Canada, Jan.


Tiger kills man in China's Youngor wildlife park

31 Jan, 2017

The visitor was apparently seen climbing into the big cat enclosure at Ningbo Younger Zoo, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, and walking towards the animals as they were feeding. According to the report , the authorities shot down the tiger at the Youngor Wildlife Park in the city of Ningbo after it refused to let go of the victim.


Stable govt in Punjab necessary for Country's security: PM Modi

30 Jan, 2017

He will campaign in Rampura Phul, Talwandi Sabo and Bathinda Urban, besides Majthia on Friday. Concluding his address in chaste Punjabi, Modi asked the people to come out in large numbers on February 4 and vote in favour of the SAD-BJP alliance by pressing the button of takri (scales symbol of SAD) and lotus (symbol of BJP).


Trump will raise settlements issue with Netanyahu

29 Jan, 2017

Israeli authorities have given the final approval to the building of 153 settler homes in the occupied East Jerusalem and plan to provide permits for thousands more in the upcoming months, Jerusalem's deputy mayor said. The two leaders agreed to "continue to closely consult on a range of regional issues, including the threat allegedly posed by Iran ", the statement published by the White House said, adding that Trump "affirmed his unprecedented commitment to Israel's security".


Economy grew just 1.9 percent in fourth quarter

28 Jan, 2017

However, in a separate report , the Commerce Department said USA businesses ramped up their investment in industrial machinery, semiconductors and other big-ticket items in December, lifting demand for factory goods. Equipment spending increased 3.1% after declining for four quarters. But Ian Kernohan, an economist at investment firm Royal London Asset Management, said: 'Far from plunging into recession after the vote to leave, the United Kingdom was actually the fastest growing G7 ...


It's Federer and Nadal for Old Times' Sake

28 Jan, 2017

He ended 2016 losing to Murray in the longest match of the year at the ATP Tour World Finals and reached the No. 3 ranking, his highest ever. For years, Roger Federer has been the most prolific tennis player from Switzerland. "But I understand the magnitude of the match against Nadal, no doubt about it". The same was true for 35-year-old Federer , who had fallen to No.17 in the world after six months out following knee surgery last year.


New trade deal with USA may step outside of NAFTA: ambassador

26 Jan, 2017

The fitness shift that should worry every gym owner . He says Canada is a primary market for 35 USA states accounting for nine-million jobs. He was expected to issue an executive order to start the process as early as Monday, NBC News reported , citing an unidentified White House official.


One photo twists the knife on Trump's anti-abortion executive order

24 Jan, 2017

Bush reinstated it before President Barack Obama removed it nearly immediately after his own inauguration. The policy, known as the "Mexico City" abortion rule despite having nothing to do with Mexico City, was first signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1985.


UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to contest Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

24 Jan, 2017

Mr Nuttall has previously called Stoke the "capital of Brexit" as the town had the highest proportion of Leave voters in the country. Mr Nuttall is seeking to take control of what was Tristram Hunt's seat - the former Labour MP has departed to become director of the Victoria and Albert Museum.


U.S. coalition strikes over 90 Daesh boats in Mosul

24 Jan, 2017

Also in the day, the soldiers recaptured al-Qowsiyat village in north of Rashidiyah after heavy clashes with IS militants and airstrikes on their positions, leaving some 40 militants killed and four vehicle bombs destroyed, the statement added.


Mexico vows 'no confrontation, no submission' to Trump

24 Jan, 2017

It said he congratulated Trump on his inauguration and expressed willingness to work for the benefit of both countries "with a focus on respect for the sovereignty of both nations and shared responsibility". Trump has threatened to slap hefty tariffs on Mexican-made goods, sending the peso to a string of historic lows against the dollar. President Donald Trump is arranging to meet soon with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, two long-standing US ...


'Miracle' as 10 pulled alive from avalanche horror

22 Jan, 2017

Penne: Two young children were among eight people pulled alive on Friday from the ruins of an Italian mountain hotel, almost two days after it was buried under a devastating avalanche. Meters-high piles of snow piled up in the central Italian area after days of snowfall earlier in the week that blocked roads and left numerous guests unable to leave before the avalanche.


Leader of Australia's most populous state quits

21 Jan, 2017

She also was forced to deny calling Michael Photios, a lobbyist who is viewed as the eminence grise of the left faction of the party, after she head about the resignation. "Mike Baird has been an outstanding premier for the people of NSW and it has been an honour to serve as a local member and a minister under his leadership", Mrs Williams said.


High-Rise Building In Tehran Collapses In Fire

21 Jan, 2017

The building collapsed three hours later, in images broadcast live on Iranian television. The Fars news agency, quoting an unnamed source, reported that 30 firefighters were feared to have died in the blaze and ensuing collapse. Search dogs were looking for survivors, and the rescue operation could last for more than two days, Reuters says, citing Iranian state TV. It is said that, as a safety measure, residents and employees of many surrounding buildings have been asked by the authorities ...


30 people missing as avalanche buries Italian hotel

20 Jan, 2017

One male survivor said he walked outdoors to retrieve an item from the family auto just before the avalanche hit Hotel Rigopiano . Rescuers have attempted to call out to survivors at the hotel, but no-one has responded, news agency Ansa reported .


Will take steps to hold Jallikattu, says TN CM O Panneerselvam

20 Jan, 2017

You will soon see (the steps). Sporting paper horns, young men and women held creatively worded placards in Tamil and English, asking the state and central governments to immediately pave the way for holding of the sport. Jallikattu is every Tamilian's identity". Music Composer A.R. Rahman on Thursday tweeted in support and said that he was fasting on Friday in support of the spirit of Tamil Nadu.


ISIS camps bombed in Libya by US

20 Jan, 2017

The B-2s, each capable of carrying as many as 80 precision guided bombs, hit the camps in the desert where USA intelligence officials believed ISIS was training scores of fighters to launch terror attacks against targets outside Libya. The Pentagon portrayed Wednesday night's airstrikes as a mop-up effort emanating from the Sirte campaign, suggesting that the U.S. bombardment went unfinished.


Facebook Bans Russia's RT News Ahead of Trump Inauguration

20 Jan, 2017

The network imposed restrictions on RT right at the moment the channel was broadcasting Barack Obama's news conference. According to RT, it hasn't provided any official explanation for the ban , but it did refer to a "review of how we work with government agencies" on a phone call informing it of the denial of service.


WikiLeaks hails commutation of Manning sentence

19 Jan, 2017

Mostly active in Chicago and New York City, the group is believed to be responsible for more than 140 bombings since 1974, according to the Chicago Tribune . "Thank you, @POTUS." Miranda also wished that he could be with every Puerto Rican in Chicago at the time. Rivera functioned as a bomb maker for the group and helped to recruit others.


Most people are rushing to thank Obama for commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence

18 Jan, 2017

Manning had been jailed since 2010. Prosecutors said Cartwright falsely told investigators that he did not provide information contained in a news article and in a book by New York Times journalist David Sanger, and said he also misled prosecutors about classified information shared with another journalist, Daniel Klaidman.




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