• Pentagon allows transgender people to enlist in military, despite President Trump's opposition
Pentagon allows transgender people to enlist in military, despite President Trump's opposition

Still, the move is the latest evidence of the Pentagon diverging from the ban Trump announced on Twitter in July, a move that swiftly drew a flurry of lawsuits in federal courts and resulted in a raft of rulings against the administration.

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  • Journalist, Human Rights Activist Injured as Palestinians Continue anti-Trump Protests
Journalist, Human Rights Activist Injured as Palestinians Continue anti-Trump Protests

Palestinian youth threw rocks at an Israeli military checkpoint at the entrance of al-Shuhada street leading to the Old City in Al-Khalil, as soldiers fired tear gas and stun grenades into crowds. Tensions have been escalating in Gaza and the West Bank between Israel and the Palestinians since U.S. President Donald Trump last week recognized Jeru...

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  • FY2017 EPS Estimates for American Tower Corp Increased by KeyCorp (AMT)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for American Tower Corp Increased by KeyCorp (AMT)

Equities analysts forecast that American Tower Corporation will post $2.96 EPS for the current fiscal year. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in AMT . This is a boost from American Tower Corporation (REIT)'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. First Interstate Bank now owns 2,183 sha...

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  • Authorities Probe Why NJ Girl, 8, in Time Out Killed Herself
Authorities Probe Why NJ Girl, 8, in Time Out Killed Herself

Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly refused to comment on McCray's death., while at the same time stating that he is waiting for the autopsy report, NJ.com , a local publication, reported. Her family said she would've turned 9 next week. McCray's family members then tried to revive her, but she had a faint pulse. However, she was pronounced...

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  • Israeli Air force strikes Gaza following alleged attack on Israel
Israeli Air force strikes Gaza following alleged attack on Israel

The Israeli army said its airstrikes targeted three Hamas military facilities in different parts of Gaza , adding that it was a response to rocket fire from the territory. "It is connected to internal struggles between groups in the Gaza Strip". The shelling was carried out after the discovery of the missile that was sacked towards Israel fr...

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  • Kerala rape and murder case: Convict awarded death sentence
Kerala rape and murder case: Convict awarded death sentence

Ernakulam Principal Sessions court judge N Anil Kumar awarded death penalty to Islam. Like the Delhi case, thousands took to the streets in anger in Kerala after the murder. Ameerul Islam was arrested 50 days after the gruesome incident for allegedly murdering a 30-year-old Dalit woman at Perumbavoor in Kerala. The accused was a daily wage labo...

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  • Deadline for Linking Aadhaar with Bank Accounts, PAN Extended to March 31
Deadline for Linking Aadhaar with Bank Accounts, PAN Extended to March 31

The Centre had on October 25 told the top court that the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to receive benefits of government schemes has been extended till March 31, 2018 for those who do not have the 12-digit unique biometric identification number and were willing to enrol for it.

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  • Rahul visits coastal-belt of South Kerala, TN
Rahul visits coastal-belt of South Kerala, TN

During his visit, Mr. Gandhi addressed a large gathering, mostly the families of fishermen who died in the sea and those who are yet to be found, and stressed on the need to form a Ministry for the fisheries sector. Leader of the Opposition in the state assembly Ramesh Chennithala, former chief minister Oommen Chandy and Congress MPs Shashi Tharoor...

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  • China collecting DNA, biometrics from all residents of Xinjiang
China collecting DNA, biometrics from all residents of Xinjiang

It said the government was seeking "accurate and comprehensive resident information registration" - that is, a person's DNA, facial mugshot, fingerprint, blood type, iris scan and other details. The company refused to directly address its products being used in Xinjiang, saying: "We do expect all of our customers to act in accordance with appropr...

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  • You're Fired! Omarosa Leaves White House Role
You're Fired! Omarosa Leaves White House Role

After some of the reports claimed it was Secret Service agents who facilitated Manigault Newman's departure, the Service issued a rare statement. Still, all three said that there was a precipitating event that finally got Trump on board with an effort by John F.

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  • Morning commutes could be 'treacherous' after snowfall
Morning commutes could be 'treacherous' after snowfall

This evening, there is a 60 percent of snow with a low around 22. There is a 20 percent chance of scattered flurries at night. The system's direction means the heaviest snow will fall across central and southern lower MI. The Weather Service urges motorists to add extra travel time Thursday morning. Check back with weather.com for updates o...

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  • Packers' Rodgers Says he's been Medically Cleared to Return
Packers' Rodgers Says he's been Medically Cleared to Return

They laid out the gauntlet of what needed to be done. We were 4-6 [before winning six in a row]. However, Rodgers attempted to downplay the hero role - even though it will certainly be portrayed that way given how much he means to this team.

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  • Nikola Mirotic's continued success helps the Bulls to a fourth-straight win
Nikola Mirotic's continued success helps the Bulls to a fourth-straight win

Robin Lopez added 16 points, Denzel Valentine had 13 points and Justin Holiday 12. To be blunt, the Chicago Bulls are probably the NBA's worst team. BC-BKN-Jazz-Hood, 71Jazz G Hood set to return from ankle sorenessEds: APNewsNow. Hood entered Wednesday night's game at Chicago as a reserve. The Bulls had a dozen fast break points and nine s...

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  • Australia - Employment rises by 22000 in November, unemployment rate at 5.4%
Australia - Employment rises by 22000 in November, unemployment rate at 5.4%

Employment rose by 22,000 in Australia during November, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported today . "But there is still a lot more work to be done, what it does indicate though that we're heading in the right direction is over the last 12 months, South Australia's recorded a bigger drop in its unemployment rate than anywhere else." ...

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  • Air India with 100 passengers on board delayed by 1.30 hours
Air India with 100 passengers on board delayed by 1.30 hours

An Air India flight was delayed by one-and-half hours on Wednesday as the captain reached the Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport late. The minister has asked a clarification from new Air India Chief Pradeep Kharola after irate travellers went up against him and questioned to know why their flight from Delhi to Vijaywada was not taking ...

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  • Bomber kills 15 in police academy attack
Bomber kills 15 in police academy attack

Some of the victims were critically wounded in the attack, authorities said, adding that the death toll may rise. Images showed thick grey plumes of smoke rising into the sky before ambulances rushed to the scene following the powerful explosion which took place at around 7:30 a.m.

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  • 'We're Very, Very Close' to Getting Tax Bill Passed
'We're Very, Very Close' to Getting Tax Bill Passed

It will likely drop the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, and cut the top individual tax rate to 37 percent. And we are going to make the American dream, and that's the real dream, that will be the dream that you want for your children and your grandchildren once again.

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  • Parliamentary defeat will not stop preparations for Brexit day - government
Parliamentary defeat will not stop preparations for Brexit day - government

Brexit Secretary David Davis has written to Conservative lawmakers, promising the government will not implement a Brexit deal without Parliament's approval. "A good day for democracy", added Guy Verhofstadt. Keir Starmer, chief Brexit spokesman for the main opposition Labour party, has tweeted that his MPs will back the amendment if pushed to a v...

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  • Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli ties knot in Italy
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli ties knot in Italy

For the uninitiated, Anushka Sharma was rumoured to be dating Ranveer Singh during Band Baaja Baaraat . The pair of dazzling Sabyasachi earrings that she wore during the ceremony seems exactly similar to one that we recently saw on another leading lady of Bollywood.

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  • Chloe Ayling's 'kidnapper' says it was staged so she could become famous
Chloe Ayling's 'kidnapper' says it was staged so she could become famous

A British glamour model who claims she was kidnapped for sale as a sex slave will not have to return to Italy to give evidence in the trial of her alleged abductor, a court ruled on Wednesday. But Lukasz, a Polish resident, has claimed that they "planned" the kidnapping plot when they met in Paris and that she did it to become a celebrity.

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  • Near-miss as USA helicopter window lands in playground
Near-miss as USA helicopter window lands in playground

Gen. Paul Rock, who oversees Marine Corps installations in the Pacific region, told Okinawa Deputy Gov. Moritake Tomikawa the same day that all the CH-53Es at the Futenma base have been grounded for safety checks. "I'm really anxious because there is no way we can get away from (this kind of incident)". The Marine Corps said the latest aircraft...

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  • Small plane with 25 on board crashes in Canada, several injured
Small plane with 25 on board crashes in Canada, several injured

Mounties said the aircraft went down about one kilometre from the airstrip. The RCMP said there does not appear to be any fatalities. Emergency first responders helped the 22 passengers and three crew members. A spokesperson with the Transportation Safety Board says a team of investigators is expected to arrive at the crash site Thursday. The...

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  • Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents
Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents

Two months before the election, the Trump campaign received a odd email offering access to documents, allegedly from WikiLeaks, according to a report from CNN . "Their slogan should be CNN, THE LEAST TRUSTED NAME IN NEWS!" He concluded that the mistake was "vicious and purposeful", while also questioning if it was merely the result of "gross incom...

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  • Moving Stock: Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)
Moving Stock: Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)

The rating was maintained by Avondale with "Market Perform" on Monday, April 18. Finally, Cowen set a $8.00 price target on Transocean and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. (NASDAQ:INCR) for 153,270 shares. ALLY's insider ownership was 0.30%. Ameriprise Finance holds 0% or 199,432 shares in its portfolio. Val...

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  • More than a dozen senators call for Franken to resign
More than a dozen senators call for Franken to resign

Republican Roy Moore , a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice, has been accused by several women of sexually molesting them when they were teenagers - one was 14 at the time - and he was in his 30s. In the latest allegation , journalist and radio host Tina Dupuy claims Franken groped her at a Media Matters party during President Barack...

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