JFK Security Breach: What happened at the TSA Precheck checkpoint?

24 Feb, 2017

Images of the passengers were pulled from security footage and police attempted to find them, but at that point "travelers in question boarded various flights", according to the Port Authority. TSA expects to screen almost 29,000 passengers on Presidents Day, an 11 percent increase over the same day previous year, said TSA spokeswoman Lorie Dankers.

Mexican man kills himself after third U.S. deportation

24 Feb, 2017

The apparent suicide took place near the El Chaparral border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana . With just a plastic bag of belongings in his hand, the Sinaloa state native jumped 30 metres from a bridge in view of the U.S. Mr Olivas was a native of Sinaloa, one of Mexico's most violent states and the stronghold of the cartel formerly led by jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman .

Man arrested in connection with 2005 disappearance of Georgia high school teacher

24 Feb, 2017

Duke graduated from Irwin County High School, where Grinstead taught history. She was 30 years old when she vanished in October 2005 from her home in the farm town of Ocilla in south Georgia. Duke has been booked into the Irwin County Sheriff's Office detention center on murder charges, the station reports. Grinstead's stepmother, Connie Grinstead, said in Thursday's press conference that Duke's arrest is "another chapter in a long and painful journey", WSB reported.

Siberian tigers snatch drone out of the sky

24 Feb, 2017

Predictably, the tigers swarmed on the downed drone and began tearing it apart. The tigers are meandering about until they catch sight of the drone, at which stage a cat and mouse game ensures. It seems at first the tigers are moving in to swiftly destroy the drone, but their instincts quickly give away to curiosity and, it seems, confusion.

Trump's New Deportation Rules: How Will Things Change for Undocumented Immigrants?

23 Feb, 2017

During his eight years in office, Barack Obama instructed USA immigration officials to focus deportation efforts on undocumented migrants who were convicted of serious crimes or recent arrivals captured near the U.S. An estimated 200,000 illegal immigrants are living in MA right now and with Trump's immigration ban in place, many of them are anxious they could be deported.

Mexico pushes back against new U.S. immigration plan

23 Feb, 2017

The rest of the conversation took place in Spanish. He will also observe the arrival of a DHS repatriation flight in Guatemala City filled with undocumented migrants to the United States who were sent back to their home country. She asked why the council hasn't considered resolutions against drug cartels' activities and the flow of drugs into the United States from Mexico. The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely ...

NASA has discovered 7 Earth-sized planets with the potential for life

23 Feb, 2017

The system of exoplanets is called TRAPPIST-1, named for The Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope ( TRAPPIST ) in Chile. "The discovery gives us a hint that finding a second Earth is not just a matter of 'if, ' but 'when, '" said Thomas Zurbuchen , associate administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA in a conference Wednesday.

Trump says media treated Flynn unfairly

23 Feb, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Mr. Trump made the right decision in asking Mr. Flynn to step down. A United States official said Flynn's departure, coupled with Russia's aggression in Ukraine and Syria and Republican congressional opposition to removing sanctions on Russia, removes Trump's most ardent advocate of taking a softer line toward Russian President Vladimir Putin.

UN Sanctions: China abandons North Korea

23 Feb, 2017

The remaining strategy is increasing America's missile defense capabilities. The moratorium brings Beijing into compliance with February's U.N. Security Council resolutions over North Korea's nuclear program. Trump has publicly declared that North Korea's goal of developing a nuclear-capable missile that can reach the United States "won't happen". "Today, what we see is nuclear test, sanction, nuclear test and then sanction again", Agence France-Presse reported Wang as saying.

Hebron shooter gets 18 months in jail

22 Feb, 2017

The March 2016 shooting in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron was caught on video by a rights group and spread widely online. Azaria was found guilty of manslaughter a month ago. Azaria , now 20, was convicted in January by a panel of military judges for the death of Abdel al-Fatah al-Sharif in Hebron in March. The case came against the backdrop of a wave of shootings of Palestinians by Israeli security forces that erupted in October 2015.

First VP Mehriban Aliyeva to become outstanding statesperson, says Gusman

22 Feb, 2017

A scene from the Security Council meeting, during which Mehriban Aliyeva was named Azerbaijan's vice-president. Her official title will be First Vice President, a post that was created past year following a referendum on constitutional changes.

Police responding to active shooter report in Houston hospital

22 Feb, 2017

No injuries were reported. In October 2016, a police officer shot an inmate who took a medical student hostage at this hospital. Officers are searching the hospital, but have not found any victims so far, the Houston Police Department said.

Trump's defense chief, in Iraq, says: We're not here for your oil

21 Feb, 2017

But as with several of his recent stops in Europe, Mattis had to spend some of his time in the country smoothing over some of Trump's more controversial remarks. NPR's Alice Fordham says Iraqi leaders have been rattled by Trump's comments about seizing their oil, and by the President's inclusion of Iraq in his Executive Order banning travel from seven majority-Muslim countries.

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.

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