• NKorea likely to pursue talks, South says
NKorea likely to pursue talks, South says

The two officials were listed last Friday in a new United Nations Security Council resolution sanctioning North Korea, it said. Under his supervision, the program has been advanced from a slew of failed rocket launches to the successful testing of intercontinental ballistic missiles that can be armed with nuclear weapons and are capable of reaching...

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  • Superyachts on track to smash Sydney to Hobart race record
Superyachts on track to smash Sydney to Hobart race record

A protest from Comanche following an incident as the fleet left Sydney Heads could yet see Wild Oats XI's victory withdrawn. Supermaxi Wild Oats XI finished the gruelling Sydney to Hobart race in record time late Wednesday, but confirmation of its ninth line honours win could be delayed by a protest from second-placed LDV Comanche.

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  • Endangered child alert issued for 5-year-old Knoxville boy
Endangered child alert issued for 5-year-old Knoxville boy

The boy was located within an hour. The child and suspect were last seen in a white Ford Explorer with a temporary license tag. Davontae was last seen at his Aunt's house in Knoxville wearing a Batman t-shirt. Davontae is described as a black male, 2 feet 6 inches tall, and 45 pounds. Officials have issued a warrant for custodial interference...

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  • PM Modi never questioned Manmohan Singh's commitment to India: Arun Jaitley
PM Modi never questioned Manmohan Singh's commitment to India: Arun Jaitley

Modi, during the election campaigns in Gujarat, had asked Singh why he did not show the courage to order a surgical strike post the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, despite the readiness of the Army. Rejecting the charge as "innuendos and falsehoods", Singh said he was deeply pained by the prime minister's "ill thought transgression". The Rajya Sabha...

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  • Yemeni Houthis Fire Missile on Saudi Royal Palace to Highlight 'Steadfastness'
Yemeni Houthis Fire Missile on Saudi Royal Palace to Highlight 'Steadfastness'

Houthis have confirmed they had fired the missile aimed at the al-Yamama royal palace on Tuesday (19 December) and warned that Saudi palaces, oil facilities and military installations are within its strike range. "Targeting residential areas through ballistic missiles is a violation of global humanitarian laws". Iran denies supplying Houthis with...

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  • Angolan satellite, Angosat -1, placed in orbit
Angolan satellite, Angosat -1, placed in orbit

The rocket placed the satellite into the panned orbit, the satellite was separated from the transfer orbit stage, according to the representative of Roscosmos. The launch of Angola's first space vehicle has been postponed several times. Angola thus becomesthe seventh African country, along with Algeria, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria and T...

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  • Hate Story 2 actress Surveen Chawla gets hitched
Hate Story 2 actress Surveen Chawla gets hitched

The actress who started her career in TV and went on to do a bold and lovely role in Hate Story 2 , surprised her fan early this morning with the most romantic picture ever. It has also been learnt that reportedly the couple were planning to announce about their marriage publically in January 2018. After Virat Anushka, Ileana surprised the fiance ...

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  • Feeling lucky? Powerball lottery soars to $337 million
Feeling lucky? Powerball lottery soars to $337 million

The winning number combination was 1, 3, 13, 15 and 44. The Powerplay is 2x. A victor that takes the cash option would rake in $210.4 million. Follow the drawing, MLive will publish an update in the morning that includes whether or not anyone won the jackpot.

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  • Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents
Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents

Falkholt is an actor on Home and Away . A 63-year-old man was killed when his auto left he road at Pappinbarra, near Port Macquarie, and a 42-year-old man died overnight when his Ford Falcon hit a parked truck at Emu Plains in Sydney's West.

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  • British woman indicted by Egyptian court for smuggling painkiller tablets
British woman indicted by Egyptian court for smuggling painkiller tablets

Shop worker Laura Plummer , 33, from Hull, was arrested in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada after she was found to be carrying 290 Tramadol tablets in her suitcase, a painkiller which is legal in the United Kingdom but which is banned in Egypt.

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  • Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) Price Target Raised to $11.00
Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) Price Target Raised to $11.00

Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) has risen 24.40% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.83% the S&P500. It looks at the stock's Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. Qs Investors Limited Liability holds 0% or 18,500 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:HDS). 700,000 are held by Melvin Mgmt L P. Cibc...

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  • Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight
Cold & Partly Sunny Today, Lows in the Teens Tonight

Highs by Thursday and Friday warm into the 20s and even low 30s but that all changes for New Year's weekend . Afternoon high temperatures are even colder, with readings in the middle to upper 20s. Arctic air was making it's presence known this afternoon with temperatures sliding from 30° through the 20s during the afternoon. Tomorrow while...

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  • Obama warns over divisive social media use in Prince Harry interview
Obama warns over divisive social media use in Prince Harry interview

Harry and his fiancé Meghan Markle have told aides that they want to invite the former president and wife Michelle Obama to their wedding. In a wide-ranging interview with Prince Harry , who was guest-editing BBC Radio 4's Today programme, he warned that technology "can't solve our relationship with nature".

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  • Second small quake rolls through South Bay
Second small quake rolls through South Bay

Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the shaking was also felt in Marin County, San Francisco, the Peninsula, East Bay and the South Bay. Christine Hinsch reported feeling it in Morgan Hill, while Raymond Sinsley posted he "felt it in Los Gatos for about 2 seconds". San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo urged people via Twitter "to ready your...

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  • Irish man dies after being stabbed in Australia
Irish man dies after being stabbed in Australia

Mr McCarthy, originally from Aghada in east Cork , was walking with his wife Nicole and a friend on Riverside Road in East Freemantle, Perth, in the early hours of Saturday, December 23, when they stopped to speak to two anglers. His local parish in Aghada, Co Cork paid tribute to his yesterday, saying, "So sorry to hear of the passing of Charli...

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  • Farmers call for Bandh in K'taka over Mahadayi water dispute
Farmers call for Bandh in K'taka over Mahadayi water dispute

Schools and colleges in these areas have declared a holiday as a precautionary measure, in consultation with the deputy commissioners concerned. It can be noted that farmers from Rait Sena Karnataka, consisting of farmers from several districts in North Karnataka , have been protesting in front of state BJP office for five days now.

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  • Syrian govt. approves some medical evcauations in rebel-held area
Syrian govt. approves some medical evcauations in rebel-held area

On Tuesday evening, the International Committee of the Red Cross published pictures of ambulances brought in to carry out the evacuations. Nearly 30 critical cases, including children with cancer have been approved for help in the Eastern Ghouta near Damascus, where 400,000 people remained trapped under government siege.

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  • Russian officials bar Putin critic from running for president
Russian officials bar Putin critic from running for president

Navalny was barred on Monday from running in the March 18 election after officials ruled he was ineligible to take part due to a suspended prison sentence he says was trumped up. Navalny rose to prominence in 2009 with investigations into official corruption and became a protest leader when hundreds of thousands took to the streets across Russian F...

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  • Why Trump's Golf Habit Is the Ultimate Metaphor for His Bizarre Presidency
Why Trump's Golf Habit Is the Ultimate Metaphor for His Bizarre Presidency

And on Monday night, he took to his favorite social media platform to announce his ambitious plans for the next day. President Donald Trump promised the entire country, he would "get back to work" after Christmas but as usual he didn't keep his word and hit his golf club instead.

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  • Liberia votes as soccer star, vice-president hope to succeed Sirleaf
Liberia votes as soccer star, vice-president hope to succeed Sirleaf

Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is stepping down after two terms in office that brought the country out of back-to-back civil wars and grappled with a deadly Ebola outbreak. So it's quite important and we take it very seriously. "It is a great day for Liberia - a test day for democracy", said Boakai after casting his vote in Pa...

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  • Park administration failed to fundamentally resolve comfort women issue: task force
Park administration failed to fundamentally resolve comfort women issue: task force

Under the deal, endorsed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in's predecessor and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan apologized to former comfort women and provided 1 billion yen ($8.8 million) to a fund to help them. It takes her to task for refusing to organize a summit with Japan without progress on the comfort women. South Korea's gover...

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  • California governor pardons two men facing deportation
California governor pardons two men facing deportation

By pardoning the men, Brown continued the war he has waged against the Trump administration's crackdown on illigal immigrants. The two men pardoned by Brown were arrested in October in immigration sweeps. California Governor Jerry Brown issued over 130 pardons over the weekend, including two to felons who were set for deportation. Jerry Brown i...

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  • Moscow claims USA and Canadian weapons will only inflame conflict
Moscow claims USA and Canadian weapons will only inflame conflict

He noted that the contacts between the state leaders and the foreign ministers of the Normandy format states (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) "have never been interrupted and are still going on". The U.S.is the largest contributor, paying about 25 percent of the regular budget. USA weapon in the hands of the Ukrainian military is "not for at...

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  • Oppn uproar over Hegde's controversial remarks
Oppn uproar over Hegde's controversial remarks

The trouble started during the laying of the official papers on the table of the House as opposition members shouted "shame, shame" when Hegde, who is Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, rose to lay the papers listed against his name.

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  • Feet Of Snow For Some, Bitter Cold For All
Feet Of Snow For Some, Bitter Cold For All

Winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour caused areas of blowing and drifting snow. Various winter storm warnings and lake-effect snow warnings continue through Wednesday from Upper Michigan to northern IN to northeast OH, northwest Pennsylvania, southwest and central NY.

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