• Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal
Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal

Following French mediation to bring Hariri out of Saudi Arabia to Paris for a brief visit, he returned to Lebanon on Nov 21 and put the resignation on hold to allow for consultations. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri attends a cabinet meeting at the presidential palace of Baabda , east of the capital Beirut, on December 5, 2017.

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  • USA airlines to scoop nearly half of global profit in 2018
USA airlines to scoop nearly half of global profit in 2018

In terms of air freight, cargo volumes are similarly expected to rise at a slower pace than this year, down from 9.3 per cent in 2017 to 4.5 per cent in 2018, to reach 62.5 million tonnes. "It's still, however, a tough business and we are being challenged on the cost front by rising fuel, labour and infrastructure expenses", he told a media briefin...

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  • Loofe Investigator Says There Is Evidence Of Foul Play
Loofe Investigator Says There Is Evidence Of Foul Play

CT Tuesday in Lincoln. "It's with heavy hearts that we share this most recent update with you all", the post read. "We love you Sydney", according to the Finding Sydney Loofe page run by her family. Trail says in the video that he wants to set the record straight, saying that reports that they were not cooperating with the investigation were fals...

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  • Coast Guard searches for missing fishermen
Coast Guard searches for missing fishermen

The crew of the boat that rescued the two fishermen reported seeing a lifeboat and other debris in the area. Two of the fishermen were saved by another fishing boat. Two others are still unaccounted for, Coast Guard officials said. The Coast Guard said that the sinking of the New Bedford-based Misty Blue is still under investigation.

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  • RK Nagar bypoll: EC rejects nomination papers of Vishal, Deepa
RK Nagar bypoll: EC rejects nomination papers of Vishal, Deepa

The Commission rejected her nomination after several discrepancies were found in her form. Currently, scrutiny of nominations are on and an official update on the total number of papers accepted and rejected is expected later. She said only an independent CBI probe will set right the mystery surrounding Jayalalithaa's death. The elections will ...

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  • Could UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Change Direction After Less Shorts?
Could UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Change Direction After Less Shorts?

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated forward growth indicators are at 20.94 predictive of future growth does not seem to be on uptrend, the forecasted price-earnings based on 2017 pattern is slightly lower than earlier data. (NYSE:MMC). Fincl Architects owns 1,700 shares. Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Lc holds 25,774 shares. SARATOGA RESOURCES TEX (OTCMKTS:...

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  • Losers — Trump to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Losers — Trump to Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI did not respond to a request for comment on Trump's "tatters" remark on Monday. The FBI didn't conclude that Clinton lied to agents, however. Not letting this go. "The FBI is in "tatters"? No". Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, said Mueller removed Strzok from the team "immediately upon learning of the allegations".

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  • BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released
BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

District Magistrate Aastik Kumar Pande hinted that 6-7 of Sinha's demands have been accepted and maintained that the 79-year-old BJP leader was arrested along with the farmers as they refused to stop the " dharna ". They are also demanding that bank officials and administration execute loan waivers by personally visiting gram panchayats. I don't ...

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  • Congress promises Patidar quota, cut in petro prices by Rs 10/l
Congress promises Patidar quota, cut in petro prices by Rs 10/l

Congress has also promised to give youth unemployment allowance up to Rs 4,000 per month and relaxing the age limit for registered unemployed youth. The manifesto said that without making any changes to the already 49% reservation for the backward communities, the Congress will introduce a bill in the Assembly under article 46 of the Constitution ...

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  • Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Robert Mueller
Donald Trump's Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Robert Mueller

Deutsche Bank lawyers have said US bank-secrecy rules prohibited the lender from revealing details about its clients or their business with the bank without a subpoena or other formal request from Congress. According to The New York Times , banking regulators were reviewing those hundreds of millions of dollars in loans made to the president's ...

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  • Storm Caroline to bring gales to Scotland
Storm Caroline to bring gales to Scotland

Short term loss of power and other services is possible, and coastal routes and seafronts will be affected by large waves. A yellow snow and ice warning was already in place for Friday for Scotland , Northern Ireland, western England and Wales.

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  • Cuomo considers lawsuit against GOP tax bill
Cuomo considers lawsuit against GOP tax bill

They warned the proposed GOP tax overhaul would be devastating to their states since it would force many of their residents to send more money to the federal government. In addition to the state and local income tax changes, both overhauls would set the corporate tax rate at 20%, raise the estate-tax exemption to about $11 million a person and almo...

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  • 5 reasons why the Chabahar port is strategic importance to India
5 reasons why the Chabahar port is strategic importance to India

Therefore, Chabahar would definitely supplement Gwadar port and also contribute to further strengthening Pak-Iran relations. The agreement for the port was sealed previous year during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tehran. Petersburg in Russia-did not see much traction given sanctions on Iran. Even as Ms. Swaraj and Mr. Zarif sat for tal...

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  • National Christmas Tree shortage could affect Texoma
National Christmas Tree shortage could affect Texoma

A dry tree alone won't catch fire, of course, but most people will trim the tree with lights. Vehicle damage that results from an improperly secured Christmas tree, such as scratched paint, torn door seals and distorted window frames, could cost up to $1,500 to fix.

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  • Supporters rally, demand due-process for US Rep. Conyers
Supporters rally, demand due-process for US Rep. Conyers

The report didn't specify how Ian Conyers knew of the congressman's plans. The sexual harassment allegations against Conyers surfaced November 20 after BuzzFeed News reported he settled a wrongful dismissal complaint with an employee in 2015 for $27,000 in exchange for a confidentiality agreement and that he made advances toward female staffers, ...

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  • Austria legalizes same-sex marriage
Austria legalizes same-sex marriage

Austria's Constitutional Court ruled Tuesday that same-sex couples can marry beginning in 2019, saying existing laws violate constitutional provisions against discrimination. Austrian SC ruled these existing laws as discriminatory. Just days after Tim Wilson, an Australian MP, proposed to his partner , Ryan Bolger, in Parliament in celebration ...

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  • Amber Alert issued for two missing girls in Iron County
Amber Alert issued for two missing girls in Iron County

Their grandfather told local news channel CBS 4 that they had been found in a storage receptacle. Shaffer and the two girls' father John Coltharp were said have been involved in "cult-like activities". On Monday, Iron County sheriff's deputies found all but the two girls in a compound used by their father, John Coltharp, who has reportedly refu...

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  • Saakashvili associate Dangadze arrested near Lubny, evidence of Kurchenko bribe seized
Saakashvili associate Dangadze arrested near Lubny, evidence of Kurchenko bribe seized

Police are pushing crowds and removing people from the roof of the vehicle in an attempt to clear the way for a police auto. Reinforcements were called to the scene. The standoff in Kyiv also prompted a response from Moscow, with Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov saying that Russian Federation following the events with "interest".

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  • Fugitive Kentucky lawyer captured in Honduras after 6 months
Fugitive Kentucky lawyer captured in Honduras after 6 months

Conn was placed under house arrest after pleading guilty in March to social security fraud. His sentencing went on without him last summer, when he was given a 12-year prison term — the maximum possible. A Honduran newspaper is reporting that fugitive Kentucky attorney Eric C. Conn has been apprehended in the Central American nation. Two Honduran...

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  • Four members of family killed in Co Wexford crash
Four members of family killed in Co Wexford crash

All four were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies were later removed by ambulance to University Hospital Waterford in Ardkeen for postmortem examination. They had been due to attend a family funeral, and are understood to have arrived at Shannon airport just hours earlier . Local councillor John Fleming said this morning that the entir...

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  • Government unveils proposed laws to combat foreign interference, espionage
Government unveils proposed laws to combat foreign interference, espionage

Sydney, Dec 5 Australia will ban foreign interference in its politics, either through espionage or financial donations, in a move motivated largely by Russia's alleged involvement in last year's U.S. Under the legislation, which wasn't expected to be voted on until next year, the definition of espionage and treason would be updated to make failing ...

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  • World's Longest Lasting Rainbow Spotted in Taiwan for 9 Hours
World's Longest Lasting Rainbow Spotted in Taiwan for 9 Hours

It felt like a gift from the sky . Rainbows typically last much less than an hour, according to the Guinness website. The rainbow was recorded by two scientists at Chinese Culture University in Taipei. "When we overcame the previous record of six hours, I could barely eat lunch, it was lunch time". On Nov. 30, from the roof of their building ...

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  • Supreme Court to begin final hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi dispute today
Supreme Court to begin final hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi dispute today

Kapil Sibal raised doubts over assertions of ASG Mehta that how come more than 19000 pages of documents can be filed in such a short time. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta, representing the State of Uttar Pradesh, rebutted all the averments of Kapil Sibal .

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  • Rebel JD(U) MPs Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members
Rebel JD(U) MPs Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar disqualified as Rajya Sabha members

Yadav - disqualified along with party colleague Anwar Ali - said that his removal from the upper house of Parliament was the price he was paying for questioning the "undemocratic style" of functioning of his party. JD (U) then wrote to the Rajya Sabha chairman, seeking their disqualification for "anti-party" activities. "But the disqualificatio...

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  • Russian Federation to list United States media as 'foreign agents'
Russian Federation to list United States media as 'foreign agents'

The proposal, which emphasizes that the Russian measures are being taken as a mirror response to stripping RT broadcaster of accreditation in the US Congress, was supported earlier by the Parliament's Committee on Rules and Organization. The State Duma will be voting on whether to ban US news outlets on the list from having access to the Duma, Inte...

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