• Encrypted-Phone Purveyors Charged With Aiding International Drug Trafficking
Encrypted-Phone Purveyors Charged With Aiding International Drug Trafficking

The case marks the first time the federal government has targeted a company and its principals for knowingly and intentionally conspiring with criminal drug-trafficking organizations by providing them with technological tools to evade law enforcement and obstruct justice, according to prosecutors.

Read more

  • China's Congress reappoints Premier Li Keqiang and names new anti-graft watchdog
China's Congress reappoints Premier Li Keqiang and names new anti-graft watchdog

After the voting, President Xi signed a presidential decree for the appointment of Li as prime minister. While, Wang Qishan was appointed as the Vice President of China. Yang will also promote Xi's anti-corruption campaign. The military's official People's Liberation Army Daily, reports Reuters, pledged its loyalty to Xi in its editorial, saying ...

Read more

  • Man Driving With Fake Homer Simpson License Pulled Over by Police
Man Driving With Fake Homer Simpson License Pulled Over by Police

Thames Valley Police shared a photo of the driver's license featuring the name " Homer Simpson " along with an image of the cartoon patriarch delivering his iconic catch phrase " D'oh ". The Twitter message added " The Simpsons " character's trademark catchphrase, " D'oh! " to the post. "Now here's Something u don't see everyday!" The docume...

Read more

  • Clinton: 'I meant no disrespect' with Trump voter comments
Clinton: 'I meant no disrespect' with Trump voter comments

As for her accusations that women listened to their husbands and refused to vote for her - even if that were true as she means it - it would indicate that said women actually have husbands whose opinions they trust and value. "No", Clinton said, shaking her head. The Democrat wrote that as much as she hates the possibility, "it's not that insan...

Read more

  • Jamaican Man Among Six Killed in Bridge Collapse at Florida University
Jamaican Man Among Six Killed in Bridge Collapse at Florida University

Thursday, when a 174-foot section of a $14.3 million pedestrian bridge collapsed onto Tamiami Trail, crushing cars and people beneath it. In a dining hall, some students stood up or put down their food and stopped talking to participate.

Read more

  • Raj Thackeray criticises Sridevi's state funeral
Raj Thackeray criticises Sridevi's state funeral

Pawar will release a book in the company of the MNS chief's cousin and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray. Terming the post-emergency elections of 1977 as the second Independence of the nation he said a Modi-mukt India would be the third independence for the nation.

Read more

  • Yogi says UP bypolls not a verdict against govt policies
Yogi says UP bypolls not a verdict against govt policies

Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ) chief on Monday once again hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that people of the state are expressing their anger towards BJP government from time to time. Shah said the BJP is ready to take on an SP-BSP alliance if it takes shape before the general elections. He also slams the language used by Adityan...

Read more

  • 'Love, Simon' a fresh and classic take on first love
'Love, Simon' a fresh and classic take on first love

Always on the hunt for a fresh angle in the teen romance genre, they and Fox 2000 executives realized Simon's story was it. The movie, just like the book, also emphasizes that your whole identity isn't your sexuality - that coming out doesn't change who you are.

Read more

  • United Airlines Dog Death: Senator Planning Bill To Protect Pets On Flights
United Airlines Dog Death: Senator Planning Bill To Protect Pets On Flights

The pet was a dog, according to some reports. Kennedy, citing the U.S. Department of Transportation, said in a letter to the president of United that of the 24 animals that died in major airlines' care a year ago, 18 of those animals were in the care of United.

Read more

  • Federal judges reject lawsuit over Pa. district map
Federal judges reject lawsuit over Pa. district map

Tom Wolf, a Democrat, said in a statement. "The people of Pennsylvania are exhausted of gerrymandering and the new map corrects past mistakes that created unfair Congressional Districts and attempted to diminish the impact of citizens' votes", Gov.

Read more

  • Were Analysts Bearish Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) This Week?

The stock increased 0.65% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $51.47. Meanwhile the stock weekly performance was positive at 1.44%, which was upheld for the month at 2.35%. As per Thursday, December 8, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded SL Green Realty from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and u...

Read more

  • Hero ferry captain who evacuated hundreds on 9/11 dies aged 45
Hero ferry captain who evacuated hundreds on 9/11 dies aged 45

Phelan, 45, died of cancer, the New York Daily News reported . The quick-thinking captain turned his ferry into a rescue vessel, transporting hundreds of stranded people from Lower Manhattan. More than 170 FDNY crew members have died of illnesses caught from toxic fumes in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, according to the Uniformed Firefighters...

Read more

  • China Propaganda Kicks Into Overdrive As 'Helmsman' Xi Jinping Re-Elected President
China Propaganda Kicks Into Overdrive As 'Helmsman' Xi Jinping Re-Elected President

Late on Saturday, the People's Daily WeChat account went live with a game where players have 20 seconds to press the screen as many times as they can to register a "like" for all the government's achievements of the past five years, Xi's first term in office.

Read more

  • World Trade Organisation Chief Calls On PM Modi
World Trade Organisation Chief Calls On PM Modi

The meeting is the first time WTO members have gathered since Donald Trump's announcement last week of a 25 per cent tariff on USA imports of steel and 10 per cent on aluminum. He also said the conversations are ongoing and whatever comes out of the informal meeting in New Delhi will be useful to the those that will take place in the headquar...

Read more

  • Hyperbole and Half-Truths Fill the Air After Nomination of Mike Pompeo
Hyperbole and Half-Truths Fill the Air After Nomination of Mike Pompeo

Corker said last week that he did not know Pompeo, and might have met him only once. President Trump used a tweet over the weekend to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . Detainees there were subjected to waterboarding and practices condemned by critics as torture. Paul has made regular use of the filibuster or other lengthy floor speeches du...

Read more

  • Putin wins re-election in fraud-tainted Russian vote
Putin wins re-election in fraud-tainted Russian vote

The other seven candidates are far behind. She said those alleging the election was rigged were biased against Russian Federation. He urged his supporters not to vote because of the absence of any real competition in Sunday's election. "I am sure the programme I am offering is the right one", he said. Yevgeny, a 43-year-old mechanic voting in cen...

Read more

  • Israeli soldier jailed for fatal shooting to be freed early
Israeli soldier jailed for fatal shooting to be freed early

It showed Sharif, 21, lying wounded on the ground, shot along with another Palestinian after stabbing and wounding a soldier, according to the army. An Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant in a case that divided the country had his sentence reduced by a third Monday by a military parole board.

Read more

  • Narendra Modi congratulates Vladimir Putin on reelection as Russian president
Narendra Modi congratulates Vladimir Putin on reelection as Russian president

President Putin thanked the Indian leader for the phone call and conveyed his commitment to further strengthen India-Russia relations in all spheres, and also his good wishes for the continued progress of India and its people, a press statement here said.

Read more

  • President Trump Signs Off on New Sanctions Against Venezuela Over Currency
President Trump Signs Off on New Sanctions Against Venezuela Over Currency

The measure comes after the Trump administration banned American investors from buying newly issued Venezuelan bonds from either the government or the state-run oil company, PDVSA. Venezuela's government has been slowly running out of money for years. He said his work on what would become the petro began when he returned to Venezuela in 2015...

Read more

  • 'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for New York Governor
'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for New York Governor

Nixon has also been openly critical of the man who once handed her an Emmy. "Half the kids in our upstate cities live below the poverty line". "How did we let this happen?" she asks. Nixon has already begun to poke holes in what Cuomo is presenting as progressive bonafides. Nixon's other co-stars, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall, have yet t...

Read more

  • Kushner Companies routinely filed false paperwork with NY officials
Kushner Companies routinely filed false paperwork with NY officials

The Associated Press reported that the company in 2015 bought thee apartment buildings in Queens . According to the Associated Press , when Kushner Cos. The Housing Rights Initiative, a NY tenants-rights organization which uses "a data driven and systematic approach to investigating real estate fraud and connecting tenants to legal support",...

Read more

  • Daler Mehndi convicted in human trafficking case
Daler Mehndi convicted in human trafficking case

Daler was subsequently arrested and released on bail after a few days. He was sentenced to two years in jail and was later granted bail. The police had registered a case against Mehndi, his brother Shamsher Singh - who died last October - and two others after it was alleged that the accused took money from people on the pretext of helping them se...

Read more

  • KCR, Mamata flash anti-BJP new coalition 'for the people' sans Congress
KCR, Mamata flash anti-BJP new coalition 'for the people' sans Congress

To a specific question on the federal front's leadership, Rao said the leader will be selected from among the coalition's members. "But one thing is sure the BJP will have to pay dearly for its arrogance and misrule", said a Bengal Minister when asked to comment on whether it was possible to keep the Congress out of a comprehensive system of alli...

Read more

  • Shamispeak: cricketer says Hasin hid her first marriage from him
Shamispeak: cricketer says Hasin hid her first marriage from him

One of the many allegations Hasin Jahan has made against her husband Shami was the involvement of the India cricketer in match-fixing. His flight was from South Africa via Dubai. I went to meet my sister from the airport. I have been tortured, there is no fault of mine; I do not ask for your support, I only appeal that you just keep your eye on...

Read more

  • Aarushi Murder Case: SC Accepts Plea Challenging Talwar Couple's Acquittal
Aarushi Murder Case: SC Accepts Plea Challenging Talwar Couple's Acquittal

On May 16, 2008, 13-year-old Aarushi was found dead in her room. As the Uttar Pradesh Police drew flak over a shoddy probe into the case which was making national headlines, then chief minister Mayawati had recommended a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Read more