• Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017
Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017

The Village of Zeballos was the only community to see a decrease in average assessed value, with a four per cent drop from the 2017 value of $89,000 to 2018's $85,000. Apartment buildings increased by 7.4 per cent in value. It also depends on how close to the average your home price is. "If you wait until tax notices are out to bring us your questi...

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  • U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran
U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran

American U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that "the U.N. must speak" on the issue. ". (W) e hear reports that North Korea might be preparing for another missile test ", Haley told reporters at the United Nations in NY. Haley also spoke briefly about North Korea, calling United Nations resolutions "a great achievement" but emphasizing tha...

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  • Defence Minister Sitharaman Gives Her Nod For Two Procurement Proposals
Defence Minister Sitharaman Gives Her Nod For Two Procurement Proposals

India is purchasing a new set of Barak Missiles that will replace the aging missile defense systems fitted on naval vessels. Until recently, most of the transactions have been kept quiet, but ties have shifted, and the east-Asian country has become one of Israel's largest buyers of military hardware, with annual defense deals worth over $1 billion....

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  • 'Bom' confused with 'bomb'; Indian-origin CEO of USA firm held
'Bom' confused with 'bomb'; Indian-origin CEO of USA firm held

Mumbai: Vinod Moorjani (45), a U.S. citizen of Indian origin, who was arrested on Sunday for allegedly making " bomb threat" call at Mumbai's International Airport can fly back to Virginia only after the court allows the police to release his seized passport.

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  • Times Square will get permanent protective barriers
Times Square will get permanent protective barriers

Bernie Sanders will administer the oath at the mayor's inauguration. Sanders for a second term as mayor at City Hall in a frigid New York, Monday, Jan. De Blasio's raise will be at least $8,790 more than the average minimum wage employee. "We have a responsibility, every one of us, to ensure that NY remains a beacon to our nation and to our worl...

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  • Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

After 40 years in the Senate, Utah's Orrin Hatch said Tuesday he plans to retire at the end of the year and not seek re-election, ending breathless speculation on whether the powerful senator would try for an eighth term. As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Hatch played a pivotal role in passage of a massive tax reform bill last month....

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  • Michele Bachmann says she is mulling a run for US Senate
Michele Bachmann says she is mulling a run for US Senate

But there's also a price to pay. Bachmann said she is weighing a Senate bid, but she is concerned about what it will "cost" her and her family. Bachmann, who was a member of Congress representing Minnesota until 2015, told " The Jim Bakker Show " that she's mulling over whether she should run.

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  • Man charged over death of London pub worker
Man charged over death of London pub worker

She was last seen alive at around 8pm on 24 December, heading to a bus stop in Camden en route to her home in Upper Tollington Park. Her friends found her body beside a sports pitch in a "terrible state" on Wednesday three days after being reported missing on Christmas Eve.

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  • Inmates Still At Large After Deadly Prison Riot In Brazil
Inmates Still At Large After Deadly Prison Riot In Brazil

At least nine inmates have been killed and dozens are on the run after a prison riot in Brazil. Officials said the violence at the Colonia Agroindustrial prison in the Aparecida de Goiania Complex apparently erupted when inmates from one cellblock invaded three others where prisoners from rival gangs are housed.

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  • Uganda: Pres. Museveni signs Age Limit Bill into law
Uganda: Pres. Museveni signs Age Limit Bill into law

On Dec. 20, a total of 317 lawmakers mainly from Museveni's ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM), voted for the amendment of Article 102 (b) to scrap the presidential age limit of 75 years. Mr Museveni, who took power by force in 1986, is the latest in a number of African leaders who have tried to prolong their time in office. He ran th...

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  • Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan
Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan

On Tuesday, Pakistan summoned the USA ambassador to against Trump's angry Tweet about Pakistan's "lies and deceit", while Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt. Much of the money Pakistan has received from the USA has been through its Coalition Support Funds which gives money to its coalition partners in Afgh...

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  • Meghalaya MLAs including top Congress leader quit to join BJP
Meghalaya MLAs including top Congress leader quit to join BJP

Four of the five Congress MLAs were part of the state cabinet and were sacked by the chief minister on the grounds of "incompetence". "Whether you like it or not, love him (Mukul) or not, there were divisions in the MLAs' ranks", he added.

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  • US military member killed in Afghanistan combat operation
US military member killed in Afghanistan combat operation

Gen. John Nicholson, who is the top commander for United States forces in Afghanistan , expressed his condolences. Two of the wounded service members are in stable condition and being treated at a nearby medical facility while two others have returned to duty.

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  • Jodie Foster Does Not Want To Make Movies On Superheroes
Jodie Foster Does Not Want To Make Movies On Superheroes

The two-time Oscar victor, who directed the likes of Nell , The Beaver , The Brave One and Money Monster , insisted she didn't want to make '$200m movies about superheroes'. As such, this effects the market on the whole, and ultimately it creates a smaller market for indie films like Call Me By Your Name or even The Disaster Artist .

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  • Woman Who Filed Petition Against 'Triple Talaq' In SCI, Joins BJP
Woman Who Filed Petition Against 'Triple Talaq' In SCI, Joins BJP

File image of Ishrat Jahan. Basu said a state-level programme to felicitate her was yet to be organised. Ishrat began her fight against the practice of triple talaq after her husband had divorced her by saying triple talaq thrice over the phone from Dubai in 2014.

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  • 21 killed in Rivers in New Year bloodbath
21 killed in Rivers in New Year bloodbath

The incident occurred in Omoku, 90 kilometers from Port Harcourt, which is the oil hub of the country. Of the 12 injured victims, three were said to have died in the hospital. The State Police Command said it was aware of the development but there was no official confirmation as at press time. Dr. Peterside sympathized with the families of the ...

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  • Death Toll Rises in Iran as Anti-Government Protests Continue
Death Toll Rises in Iran as Anti-Government Protests Continue

They say that better integrating Iran into the global economy creates incentives for the country to abide by the nuclear agreement and other worldwide norms. The best-selling author, who began his career covering the Middle East and writes the "Foreign Affairs" column for The New York Times, is concerned because he sees little standing in the way...

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  • Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change
Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change

Currently, the authorities can extend the H1-B visas beyond the permissible two three-year terms even if the green card is pending, but if this so-called "self-deportation" measure is implemented then 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders could be deported.

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  • Florida Man Beats 7-Year-Old To Death For Getting A Cookie
Florida Man Beats 7-Year-Old To Death For Getting A Cookie

The boy's mother, Donya Shenita Russell , was working a double shift at the time the horrific incident went down inside the Seffner Masters Inn , the hotel the family lived in. They said they had witnessed Montgomery hit Brice and throw him around the room. They saw blood running out of the child's nose and mouth, and said their brother never wok...

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  • Plowable snow, gusty winds move in for Thursday
Plowable snow, gusty winds move in for Thursday

The National Weather Service advises that the winter weather will make roads slick with ice and snow, especially on bridges. Snow totals and wind gusts will depend on how far west the storm moves. As models come into better agreement, advisories and watches may be extended closer to our eastern suburbs later tonight or tomorrow. We will see a b...

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  • Stock grabbing Attention: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
Stock grabbing Attention: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM ) closed down -0.09 points or -0.23% at $39.65 with 3.87 mln shares exchanging hands. Recent insider trends for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE:TSM) have caught the attention of investors.

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  • United States confirms withholding $225 million military aid to Pakistan
United States confirms withholding $225 million military aid to Pakistan

The remarks drew angry rebuke from Pakistan, which summoned US Ambassador David Hale and sought an explanation sought an explanation over the tweet . Pakistan had no official comment on Monday, but Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif tweeted that his government was preparing a response that "will let the world know the truth".

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  • Alleged Vic rampager charged with murder
Alleged Vic rampager charged with murder

Noori is alleged to have driven a white 4WD into pedestrians near a tram stop on Flinders Street between Swanston and Elizabeth. Today, Victoria Police investigators formally upgraded one of those charges to murder, following the death of 83-year-old Antonios Crocaris last week.

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  • Palestine summons its ambassador to USA after UNGA voting
Palestine summons its ambassador to USA after UNGA voting

The bill has been backed by Israel's ruling right-wing coalition, with a 64-52 vote, which would seek to separate Palestinian districts from the jurisdiction of the current Jerusalem municipality. Now, the U.S.is expected to relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which would be a symbol of Israel's sovereignty over the city. The con...

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  • Russian Federation risks wrath by 'supplying fuel to North Korea'
Russian Federation risks wrath by 'supplying fuel to North Korea'

Without mentioning any specifics, the Russian Foreign Ministry noted that resolutions by the United Nations Security Council have imposed limits on North Korea's refined oil imports but haven't banned it altogether. North Korea imports fuel to power its missile and nuclear programs and maintain its sputtering economy. "It would be complete ...

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