• ISPR shouldn't have replied so abruptly over Saad Rafique's statement: Khursheed Shah
ISPR shouldn't have replied so abruptly over Saad Rafique's statement: Khursheed Shah

Pakistan and Afghanistan share the strained bilateral relationship. The US has often called on Pakistan to "do more" in its fight against armed groups, accusing it of selectively targeting armed groups and not taking action against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network, both of whom according to US target its forces in neighboring Afghanista...

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  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Decreases Position in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Decreases Position in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN)

The stock decreased 0.09% or $1.61 during the last trading session, reaching $1756.27. About 222,577 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. MET's profit will be $1.17 billion for 11.43 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. Its up 19.33% from 78,100 shares previously. Riverpark Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.88 billion ...

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  • Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa honoured with a Google doodle on his birth anniversary
Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa honoured with a Google doodle on his birth anniversary

Munjane manjinolu/ Pasuralli nadevaaga/ Anjisuva sanjeyolu/ Usirannu yelevaaga/ Yele poove aalisuve/ Naa ninna geeteyanu/ Yele poove solisuve/ Naa ninna preetiyanu! Born in Shimoga district of Karnataka on this day in 1904, Kuvempu is considered one of the greatest Kannada writers of his time.

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  • 23-year-old arrested for mother's murder in Kerala
23-year-old arrested for mother's murder in Kerala

Akshay strangulated his mother to death and later burnt her body in his house compound here. The state police arrested Akshay Ashok, after keeping him in custody for two days, following his confession of the brutal act. Akshay had earlier said that on Christmas day when he came home after a movie with friends, Deepa was not at home. While the boy...

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  • With Pot Soon Legal, CHP Warns: Drive High, Get A DUI
With Pot Soon Legal, CHP Warns: Drive High, Get A DUI

Previous year this weekend, 29 Californians died in alcohol-involved crashes. "It is CHP's goal to ensure the safe passage of each and every motorist by targeting roads where there is a high frequency of intoxicated or unlicensed drivers", Drake said.

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  • South African Court: Parliament Must Begin Process That Could Remove Zuma
South African Court: Parliament Must Begin Process That Could Remove Zuma

The court ruling cited a constitutional provision that says parliament "may remove" a president from office by a two-thirds majority for a "serious violation" of the law, as well as a separate requirement that constitutional obligations must be "performed diligently and without delay".

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  • Ex-Chelsea star George Weah confirmed as Liberia president
Ex-Chelsea star George Weah confirmed as Liberia president

Turnout in the vote stood at 56 per cent, the election commission said. But Weah wasted no time in acknowledging his win. "My fellow Liberians, I deeply feel the emotion of all the nation". Ahead of Thursday's result announcement, armed and helmeted police deployed outside the poll body's headquarters as Weah supporters gathered and began rejoici...

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  • China Caught Violating UN Sanctions on Oil Exports
China Caught Violating UN Sanctions on Oil Exports

US President Donald Trump - who has often hailed China's efforts to put pressure on North Korea - hit out at Beijing Thursday for failing to cut off Pyongyang's oil supply, saying such moves prevented a "friendly solution" of the crisis.

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  • Package of gift-wrapped manure sent to home of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Package of gift-wrapped manure sent to home of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Strong told the California radio station, KPCC , that he believed the GOP tax plan was "brazenly ripping off the American people" and compared his actions to a biblical story where Jesus entered a "temple and overturned the tables of the moneychangers".

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  • Despite Moore's last-ditch effort, Jones officially certified as victor
Despite Moore's last-ditch effort, Jones officially certified as victor

When asked whether the certification might be in jeopardy, Merrill answered, "Not that I'm aware of, unless there's some kind of court injunction that's issued between now and the time that certification will occur, which is 1 p.m". Richard Charnin, who provided the court with an argument that there was just enough possible fraud to swing the elect...

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  • Locals rush to pay property tax ahead of new reform bill
Locals rush to pay property tax ahead of new reform bill

Many believe they can save a lot of money before the end of the year, although they're not sure just how much. "It's quite common for property taxes not to align with the calendar year, so it is possible an individual has a tax bill for 2018 already".

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  • Rihanna's cousin shot dead in Barbados; singer posts emotional message on Instagram
Rihanna's cousin shot dead in Barbados; singer posts emotional message on Instagram

Alleyne was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police encouraged anyone with information on the crime to contact Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477). In her heartbreaking post on Instagram, RiRi has called for an end to gun violence, revealing that Alleyn was a victim of a gun crime. "Can...

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  • Sophie Smith: Search For University Student Who Went Missing On Boxing Day
Sophie Smith: Search For University Student Who Went Missing On Boxing Day

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 21-year-old woman who went missing in freezing temperatures from a seaside town in Norfolk on Boxing Day. "We are all praying she walks through the door at any time but we need everybody's help to make that happen sooner". "If you are a business and have CCTV in the local area arou...

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  • First white rhinoceros born at Toronto Zoo in 27 years
First white rhinoceros born at Toronto Zoo in 27 years

This recent birth is very important for white rhinoceros conservation as the species is now listed as Near Threatened on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species and there are approximately only 19,682 - 21,077 left in the wild according to the IUCN African Rhino Specialist Group 2016.

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  • Sister of TV actress dies after horror crash
Sister of TV actress dies after horror crash

Jessica, fighting for her life in hospital, is now the sole survivor of the crash. The Falkholt family were returning from Christmas celebrations when their vehicle was hit by an oncoming auto, local media reported. The issue of whether Mr Whitall was on methadone or other drugs at the time of the crash will be part of the coronial investigation....

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  • 'Arvind Kejriwal Treated Like a Peon by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor'
'Arvind Kejriwal Treated Like a Peon by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor'

Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said Delhi's LG is treating Kejrwial like a peon and is insulting the elected representative. I tried to negotiate with terrorists. ". this one-upmanship should end", he said, as Opposition members hissed "shame". Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday got resounding support in the Rajya Sabha from ...

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  • Get to know shares that gains you money: CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX)
Get to know shares that gains you money: CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX)

Iberiabank Corp who had been investing in Vf Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.41B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.19% or $2.83 during the last trading session, reaching $234.88. Argyle Capital Mgmt holds 7,524 shares. Amp Invsts has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX). Californi...

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  • UK's Labour Party risks losing voters over Brexit
UK's Labour Party risks losing voters over Brexit

But Mr Corbyn told i: 'He did indeed say that, but our position is that we are not advocating a second referendum'. The Labour leader said his party accepted the United Kingdom was formally leaving the European Union but it would not allow the country to "go off a cliff in March 2019".

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  • US, Israel sign secret pact to tackle Iran
US, Israel sign secret pact to tackle Iran

The official said the document's goal was to translate President Trump's Iran speech into concrete strategic goals regarding Iran. -Israeli strategic goals regarding Iran and to set up a joint work plan. The document was signed on December 12 at the White House, culminating intensive talks between representatives of the major Israeli and American i...

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  • Property taxes able to prepaid online for 2018
Property taxes able to prepaid online for 2018

The move comes as taxpayers have been asking their local taxing authorities about the possibility of prepayment, and several local counties have come out and said they will not accept it. Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the executive order allowing cities across ny to collect tax payments early. Gov. Christie signed an executive order Wednesday inst...

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  • CBI court grants bail to Senior Journalist Vinod Verma
CBI court grants bail to Senior Journalist Vinod Verma

Formal investigation into the case was taken over by the CBI two weeks ago. He was booked for extortion and dissemination of the CD. Bajaj filed a case in the police station and alleged that a person has threatened that he has the porn CD of his boss and if he does not listen, he will show it to the public.

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  • President Trump Calls FBI 'Tainted' Amid Russia Investigation
President Trump Calls FBI 'Tainted' Amid Russia Investigation

Some Republicans in the U.S. Congress have in recent weeks accused Mueller's team of anti-Trump bias, and have said that public trust in the investigation has eroded. Trump made the comments to the New York Times when he was asked whether the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails should be re-opened. "I have absolute right to do what I ...

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  • Trump tweets that people are 'saying Merry Christmas again,' credits himself
Trump tweets that people are 'saying Merry Christmas again,' credits himself

President Trump says he's pleased that people are "saying Merry Christmas again". "At this time of year, we see the best of America and the soul of the American people", Melania said in the recording. The Associated Press said the menu started with Mr. Trump's Wedge Salad, as the first of four salad or soup options. In previous years, Trum...

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  • Sleet possible, cold weather on the way in Athens area
Sleet possible, cold weather on the way in Athens area

Models are still indicating the possibility of rain, snow, and possibly even some freezing rain - especially for areas west of I-65 before noon. There will be a 30 percent chance of snow, freezing rain and sleet on Saturday night, changing over to a chance of rain, freezing rain and sleet on Sunday.

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  • Four found dead in suspected homicide in Troy, NY
Four found dead in suspected homicide in Troy, NY

A 5-year-old girl, 11-year-old boy, 22-year-old woman and 36-year-old woman were killed, Tedesco said. A property manager found four bodies in a basement apartment in upstate NY on Tuesday. The victims' identities are being withheld for now. "We're talking about the tragic taking of four lives", Troy Police Chief John Tedesco said. Troy is ab...

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