• Indonesian police in Aceh province cut hair of transgender women
Indonesian police in Aceh province cut hair of transgender women

Usman called on the authorities to stop such attacks immediately and guarantee that all people in Aceh were treated equally before the law. The police released all the transgender people on 28 January without any charges. The incident happened after police raided several beauty salons in conservative Aceh province on Sunday and rounded up a dozen...

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  • CBA promotes Matt Comyn to replace Ian Narev as CEO
CBA promotes Matt Comyn to replace Ian Narev as CEO

Announcing the appointment this morning , CBA chair Catherine Livingstone said he was chosen after a "global and local search". The bank was served with an amended statement of claim in December 2017 alleging further transgressions of Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing legislation, and is also one of the big four...

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  • Welcome to State of the 'Uniom', Trump administration's latest typo
Welcome to State of the 'Uniom', Trump administration's latest typo

And while certainly amusing, it sort of sucks to be working in the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper , as they are the ones who print and provide the tickets for spouses and guests of members of Congress . Many have been selected to amplify the speech's theme, which White House officials have said is "building a safe, strong and proud...

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  • Police Identify Suspects Arrested After Officer Struck By Car At Sideshow
Police Identify Suspects Arrested After Officer Struck By Car At Sideshow

The impact pushed the officer onto the hood and windshield of the auto before he fell off onto the ground. "He landed on the hood of the vehicle narrowly escaped getting run over by another auto, he's very lucky", said Lieutenant Felix Tan, spokesperson for the Richmond Police Department.

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  • 'Kim Jong Un's brother met with unidentified American'
'Kim Jong Un's brother met with unidentified American'

Kim Jong-nam met the man at a hotel in Langkawi on February 9, a witness told a court during the trial of the two women accused of carrying out the shocking murder . Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, is escorted by police as she leaves after a court hearing. . The reports described the mystery man as a "middle-aged Korean American".

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  • Nasa digs in as clock ticks to Raila's 'swearing in'
Nasa digs in as clock ticks to Raila's 'swearing in'

Raila and Kalonzo Musyoka were to be inaugurated as leaders of the People's Republic of Kenya since the Opposition does not consider Uhuru Kenyatta a legitimate president. "We legitimately made a reservation for the park and we have not seen any notice to turn us away from using it. People are engaging in a lot of dishonesty", he added.

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  • Isles To Play Twelve Home Games At Nassau Coliseum Next Season
Isles To Play Twelve Home Games At Nassau Coliseum Next Season

The Islanders confirmed that 12 of their 41 regular-season home games in 2018-19 will be played at Nassau Coliseum . The Islanders' first game at the Coliseum could be as early as September or October, [New York governor Andrew] Cuomo said.

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  • Trump tariffs on solar seen as mixed bag in IL
Trump tariffs on solar seen as mixed bag in IL

Does he really believe those words? As President Trump was signing orders last week to impose stiff tariffs on imported solar-power cells and washing machines, most of which come from Asia, negotiators for 11 other countries in Asia and the Americas were reaching final agreement on a trade agreement to increase commerce between them and make thei...

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  • Analysts Give Prudential (LON:PRU) a GBX 1800 Price Target
Analysts Give Prudential (LON:PRU) a GBX 1800 Price Target

The stock decreased 5.87% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $9.23. Prudential Financial, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 5.7% over the last 5 years. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 27,927 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,121,400.79. Prudential Financial, Inc, i...

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  • Karma Arrived Super Quickly For This Package Thief
Karma Arrived Super Quickly For This Package Thief

The video shows a auto moving slowly past the home and then stopping just in front. Her auto circles back before she jumps out and runs over the garden to grab the goods. As she sits incapacitated on the ground, she calls out to her accomplice who was driving the auto. Ababneh, whose RING and Nest security system captured the footage, told he...

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  • Delhi HC shifts plea to division bench — AAP MLAs' disqualification
Delhi HC shifts plea to division bench — AAP MLAs' disqualification

MLAs waited outside Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal's residence for around four hours on Monday as they wanted to discuss the issue of sealing of shops, which they said had become a "matter of concern for traders across the city". The AAP leader said in other states when the high court cancelled the appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries, their...

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  • Kabul Mourns More Than 100 Dead After Ambulance Bomb
Kabul Mourns More Than 100 Dead After Ambulance Bomb

Around 40 Afghan commandos were sent to the scene shortly after 5 a.m.to combat the militants, Abdul Qayum Nooristani, a spokesman for the Afghan National Army Special Operations Command, told Stars and Stripes. According to Barmak, the militants had disguised themselves inside two ambulance vehicles and managed to pass through one of the check...

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  • Republican lawmakers contemplate want to guard Mueller
Republican lawmakers contemplate want to guard Mueller

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, made a similar case on NBC's "Meet the Press ". "So why create one when there isn't a place for it?" Democrats immediately seized on the report, saying they would try to ensure that continuing budget negotiations included legislation to protect the special counsel.

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  • United States says Russian gas link hurts European security
United States says Russian gas link hurts European security

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Saturday. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz in the Polish capital on Saturday.

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  • Antisemitism Is on the Rise, Germany's Leader Warns on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Antisemitism Is on the Rise, Germany's Leader Warns on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Netanyahu said at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday that Israel has "no tolerance for the distortion of the truth, the rewriting of history and the denial of the Holocaust". An effort by the Polish parliament to ensure Poland isn't tarred with responsibility for helping Germany commit the Holocaust during World War II exploded into a Polish-I...

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  • Police take 26 hours to defuse WWII bomb found in Wan Chai
Police take 26 hours to defuse WWII bomb found in Wan Chai

The police had to defuse the bomb on site because it was unstable and can't be moved. In a press conference Sunday, senior bomb disposal officer Tony Chow Shek-kin said the explosive was believed to be an ANM-65 device dropped by American bombers between 1943 and 1945, when Hong Kong was under Japanese occupation.

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  • Melania 'furious' and 'blindsided' at Trump over Stormy Daniels affair, via NYT
Melania 'furious' and 'blindsided' at Trump over Stormy Daniels affair, via NYT

A report in the New York Times on January 29 elaborates on the couple's troubles, with reporters Katie Rogers and Maggie Haberman saying Melania Trump was "furious" at Donald Trump after finding out about the alleged affair, with the first lady being " blindsided " by the report.

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  • European Union backs Brexit transition period to end by 2020
European Union backs Brexit transition period to end by 2020

Britain asked for a transition period of around two years to ease the impact of Brexit on people, public services and businesses, and to provide more time to conclude any eventual EU-UK trade pact. He also made clear that talks on the future relationship might start after an European Union summit in late March - but only if May spells out what she ...

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  • NEW WestJet Cancels Direct Flights from St. John's to London
NEW WestJet Cancels Direct Flights from St. John's to London

On Monday, WestJet announced daily direct flights to Paris and London from Halifax. Flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris start May 31. "We've been eager to get at it for a while, so it's a pretty exciting time", he said in an exclusive interview with TravelPulse Canada.

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  • Chris Coons: Trump administration must act on Russian sanctions
Chris Coons: Trump administration must act on Russian sanctions

Washington, Jan 30 World governments have cancelled billions of dollars in potential deals with Russian arms companies, the USA government said today, arguing there is no need for new sanctions to deter them. The Treasury Department did not respond to multiple inquiries about the list. "Since the enactment of the. legislation, we estimate that f...

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  • Indiana teaching assistant facing 24 child molesting counts
Indiana teaching assistant facing 24 child molesting counts

Michael Begin Jr. was incarcerated Monday after a judge increased the Jeffersonville man's bond to $100,000 cash-only from the $10,000 he posted after being initially charged in October with two counts of child molesting. According to court records, police opened an investigation on September 25 after they received reports of a 5-year-old girl bein...

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  • Rajasthan bypolls: 50% voter turnout recorded in Alwar
Rajasthan bypolls: 50% voter turnout recorded in Alwar

Dense fog in Alwar resulted in a low turnout in the first hour after the beginning of polling, but voting picked up after 9.30 am. Along with votings of the Lok Sabha seats of Alwar , Mandalgarh and Ajmer in Rajasthan, the by-polls of the assembly seat of Uluberia and Noapara in West Bengal also being conducted today.

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  • Letter to the editor: Democrats weak in handling shutdown, DACA preservation
Letter to the editor: Democrats weak in handling shutdown, DACA preservation

Giddy Democrats also point to President Trump's approval ratings and generic ballot numbers as proof of the "anti-Trump wave" to come. The video - titled "Complicit" - only appeared online. Enzi does support efforts to streamline how the Senate works though, especially because Democrats have been slow-walking President Trump's nominees.

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  • Rep. Tom Rooney votes to release controversial memo
Rep. Tom Rooney votes to release controversial memo

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein signed off on an application past year to continue surveillance on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, according to a report . The House Intelligence Committee voted along party lines Monday to publicly release a classified memo written by Republicans alleging FBI abuses in their surveillance, ...

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  • Infrastructure & Immigration To Headline State Of The Union
Infrastructure & Immigration To Headline State Of The Union

The shutdown was prompted by disagreement between Republicans and Democrats over the issue of immigration and funding the DACA program. Some Democrats plan to bring Dreamers as their guests to the gallery as they work with Republicans to offer citizenship to 1.8 million illegal immigrants.

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