• Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi for SCO
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sochi for SCO

We will issue visa for his open heart surgery in India", Sushma Swaraj tweeted in response to a request from Masroor Akhtar Sidiqqui, who said his son had an appointment on December 20 for an open heart surgery. The Minister did not disappoint him. Islamabad said such a letter violated diplomatic norms. However, a patient from Pakistan-admini...

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  • Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) Position Lifted by Rational Advisors LLC
Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) Position Lifted by Rational Advisors LLC

About shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE: LUV ) has risen 37.63% since November 29, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock rose 0.90% or $0.49 reaching $55.09. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, September 15. Morgan Stanley set a $64.00 price target on Southwest Airlines and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research no...

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  • WEST INDIES VS NEW ZEALAND: Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps
WEST INDIES VS NEW ZEALAND: Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps

Fast bowler Lockie Ferguson has been called into the Black Caps squad to face West Indies in the opening Test on Friday, joining wicketkeeper Tom Blundell who will replace injured first-choice gloveman , BJ Watling. Lockie Ferguson joined the squad earlier this week as a precaution, and will battle with Matt Henry for the third pace bowli...

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  • CNN to boycott the White House press Christmas party
CNN to boycott the White House press Christmas party

Among the new touches this year: On the outside, wreaths topped with red bows adorn every White House window. Now President Trump has vowed to take on the so-called war on Christmas. "They don't use the word "Christmas" because it's not politically correct", Trump said not long before receiving loud cheers and a standing ovation from many membe...

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  • Trudeau names Sheilah Martin to Supreme Court of Canada
Trudeau names Sheilah Martin to Supreme Court of Canada

She was called to the Alberta Bar in 1989 and has spent the majority of her legal career practicing there after earning a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Common Law from McGill University in 1981 as well as a Master of Laws from the University of Alberta in 1983.

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  • Anthony City Council votes to give Diamond Reynolds $675000 settlement
Anthony City Council votes to give Diamond Reynolds $675000 settlement

Reynolds was riding in the passenger seat of the vehicle with her four-year-old daughter in the backseat, when Castile was pulled over by Jernomio Yanez in St. Under the terms announced Tuesday, St. Anthony will pay $675,000 toward the settlement, while Roseville and the insurance trust will pay $125,000. Another video from the shooting's after...

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  • Winter wonderland? Hawaii experiences white-out conditions as snow falls
Winter wonderland? Hawaii experiences white-out conditions as snow falls

Forecasters say additional winter weather is possible Wednesday night and Thursday. Although it may sound odd, snowfall in Hawaii is not rare. Oh, and the "big island" had snowfall this past summer, specifically during thunderstorms on Mauna Kea in August, HuffPost reported.

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  • Niko Mirotic and Zach LaVine's next rehab assignment? The Windy City Bulls
Niko Mirotic and Zach LaVine's next rehab assignment? The Windy City Bulls

However, the two did make some sort of interaction during Bulls' game against the Phoenix Suns as Mirotic reciprocated Portis' fist bump - somewhat ironic given their situation as he was heading to the bench. Overall, it's just general body soreness, which is a good thing, and important first step to getting those guys ready to get back on the fl...

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  • Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifies at United States trial
Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifies at United States trial

Reza Zarrab , who has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with USA prosecutors in the criminal trial of a Turkish bank executive, said he agreed in 2012 to share half of his profits from the deal with Zafer Caglayan, who was then Turkey's economy minister.

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  • Steve McLaughlin sanctioned following sexual harassment complaint
Steve McLaughlin sanctioned following sexual harassment complaint

The report also found that McLaughlin violated the Assembly's confidentiality policy when he told the name of his accuser to another Assembly employee. But during an appearance on Talk 1300 radio in Albany, the outspoken McLaughlin vehemently denied any wrongdoing and accused the ethics committee of leaking the information.

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  • Zimbabwean court finds activist pastor not guilty of subversion
Zimbabwean court finds activist pastor not guilty of subversion

Prosecutors sought to link Mawarire to stone-throwing and other violence during protests previous year that were the largest Zimbabwe had seen in a decade. Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed overseas.

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  • Shooting suspect turns himself in to Monticello Police
Shooting suspect turns himself in to Monticello Police

The man was wearing a dark jacket and khaki trousers and was with a woman, a young child and an infant. The gunman surrendered to Monticello police Wednesday morning after authorities released surveillance footage of the man believed responsible for opening fire at the Galleria Mall at Crystal Run in Middletown.

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  • James Spann: Showers return to Alabama Thursday
James Spann: Showers return to Alabama Thursday

Behind the front, the long range models and global weather pattern suggest a deep trough developing over the eastern portions of the USA which would mean much colder weather as we head deeper into December. Clear skies and light winds will produce some frost for early Monday morning. The only chance for rain this week is expected early Friday mor...

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  • Alexis Ohanian cooks for Serena Williams as the newly-weds enjoy their honeymoon
Alexis Ohanian cooks for Serena Williams as the newly-weds enjoy their honeymoon

After a lavish wedding in the style of the fairy tale " beauty and the beast " Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian gave myself the luxury honeymoon. The happy family settled into a four-bedroom, 3,600-square-foot oceanfront villa - which goes for around $35,000 per week. The couple enjoyed watching sunsets from their beachfront terrace which had...

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  • Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday
Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday

Night: Increasing clouds with a 20 percent chance for snow showers after midnight. Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 69. Wednesday - Partly cloudy with isolated showers & thunderstorms. We could see a tiny rain chance late Thursday night into early Friday morning. SATURDAY: Sunny. Low: 48. Highs in the low to mid 70s. Wind: N 10...

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  • When Will NBC 'Terminate Low Ratings Joe Scarborough?'
When Will NBC 'Terminate Low Ratings Joe Scarborough?'

Trump asked when NBC would terminate the two, and mentioned the incident when a 28-year-old office worker for Scarborough was found dead in his office while he was a US congressman. Trump has been a vocal critic of many famous men accused of sexual harassment, like Lauer and Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.), but has been strangely supportive of Repub...

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  • Labour MP Tulip Siddiq 'made threatening remark' to pregnant journalist
Labour MP Tulip Siddiq 'made threatening remark' to pregnant journalist

UPDATE 12.30pm: Tulip Siddiq MP has issued an apology, saying in a statement: "I want to apologise unreservedly for my comments to Channel 4's producers, which were an off-hand and ill-judged attempt to deal with what I felt was a hostile situation".

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  • Eni OK for Alaska exploration from (2)
Eni OK for Alaska exploration from (2)

The company, Eni, aims to begin drilling in December. Drilling could begin next month from Spy Island, a gravel artificial island in state waters about 3 miles off the coast near Prudhoe Bay. "Exploration must be conducted safely, and responsibly in relation to the Arctic environment and we will continue to engage Eni as they move forward with dr...

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  • Honduras Presidential Race Narrows; Final Results Awaited
Honduras Presidential Race Narrows; Final Results Awaited

He told his supporters they should wait for final results. "He controls the media". Quick communication about vote results "is a right of the Honduran people", said Marisa Matias, a Portuguese official who heads the team. President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who won US praise for helping tackle the flow of migrants and deporting drug cartel leader...

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  • De Castro: Sereno should've consulted me about party-list case
De Castro: Sereno should've consulted me about party-list case

The committee, after the deliberations, would then vote on probable cause and formulate the articles of impeachment afterward. Aside from De Castro and Tijam, also invited by the House justice committee to appear during the impeachment hearing against Sereno were Te, retired SC Justice Arturo Brion, Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez, SC en b...

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  • Benefit from rule of your own man, Modi tells Gujarat
Benefit from rule of your own man, Modi tells Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a BJP rally in Navsari, paused for a couple of minutes when he heard azan being played from a nearby mosque. The prime minister said he might have sold tea to earn a living, but never sold his nation. "For Congress, development was giving hand pumps. I am here to give every penny back to the poor, wh...

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  • Kopardi rape case: Three convicted sentenced to death
Kopardi rape case: Three convicted sentenced to death

On October 7, Ahmednagar police filed a charge sheet running into over 350 pages before the court, charging the three accused under IPC Sections 302 (murder), 376 (rape) and relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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  • Dar asked to appear before court till Dec 4
Dar asked to appear before court till Dec 4

At previous hearing, the court declared the former finance minister an absconder and issued a show cause notice to his guarantor to explain as why his surety bonds worth Rs five million should not be confiscated for failing to ensure presence of the accused in the court.

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  • Trai's net neutrality recommendations favour consumers
Trai's net neutrality recommendations favour consumers

In the midst of the robust debate about net neutrality in the US, Indian telecoms regulator Trai has come out in favor of the principle of net neutrality. The principle of net neutrality stipulates that services on the internet must be equally accessible to all, and accessible at the same speed and cost, and telecom operators can not discriminate...

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  • Lenoir teen pronounced dead at scene of auto crash
Lenoir teen pronounced dead at scene of auto crash

The log, which was properly flagged, penetrated the passenger side of the vehicle. According to WSOC TV, Oliver was a 10th grader at Hibriten High School . He was taking parenting - he was one of two boys in that class - and he was also taking a masonry class, which is a career technical education course.

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