• Taliban kill 11 Afghan police in attack on checkpoints
Taliban kill 11 Afghan police in attack on checkpoints

Provincial police chief Ghafar Safi said 15 Taliban fighters were also killed during the skirmish. The Taliban, who have a strong and growing presence in Helmand, claimed the attack. "We can confirm a suicide bomber attempted an attack on a patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan earlier today". Ten suspected militants were arrested within the past 24 ...

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  • CPI(M) poster carrying Kim Jong-un's picture surfaces in Kerala
CPI(M) poster carrying Kim Jong-un's picture surfaces in Kerala

The BJP says since 2001, almost 120 of its workers have been killed across the state by Left cadres. Meanwhile, the poster is an invite to all CPI-M cadres to attend the party meet in Nedumkandam on December 16-17. "Also exposes the intolerance brigade", Patra said to IndiaToday. The CPI (M) in Kerala has been on tussle with the BJP and RSS and...

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  • Russian Federation 'could CRIPPLE Britain by cutting undefended undersea internet cables'
Russian Federation 'could CRIPPLE Britain by cutting undefended undersea internet cables'

He outlined the doomsday scenario during a speech at respected think tank RUSI in London. Speaking at think thank RUSI in London, Peach said that Russian Federation has developed "unconventional" tactics for warfare. Russian ships are regularly spotted close to the Atlantic cables as Mr Putin's generals continue to explore new ways of waging unco...

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  • Growing Number of Congress Members Call for Action Over Trump Assault Allegations
Growing Number of Congress Members Call for Action Over Trump Assault Allegations

President Trump's statement comes after the White House denied that the allegations raised by three accusers who recently appeared in " Megyn Kelly Today " are false. "A thorough investigation into these accusations of sexual misconduct by President Trump is long overdue", she said. But pressed by CNN about Senate Democrats calling on Trump to re...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from Russian Federation probe also lambasted Sanders, Holder in texts
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from Russian Federation probe also lambasted Sanders, Holder in texts

Top Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, they note , attended Hillary Clinton's election-night party in November 2016. The Strzok texts, which he exchanged with Lisa Page , his mistress and an FBI lawyer, were discovered as part of the inspector general's investigation into the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation.

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  • Cong protests PM's remarks on Manmohan, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha
Cong protests PM's remarks on Manmohan, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha

The ruling NDA today chose to take a tough stand against the Opposition in Parliament after the Congress and other parties stalled the Rajya Sabha demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks against former prime minister Manmohan Singh .

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  • Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) Shares Bought by Prospector Partners LLC
Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) Shares Bought by Prospector Partners LLC

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 1,212 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $149,000 after purchasing an additional 81 shares during the last quarter. The California-based Diligent Investors Llc has invested 0.22% in the stock. More interesting news about The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) were released by:...

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  • Minimum temperature drops to minus 5.1 in Jammu, season's lowest
Minimum temperature drops to minus 5.1 in Jammu, season's lowest

Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand reeled under the grip of a piercing cold wave with most places recording the minimum temperature below the freezing point today. "Kargil was the coldest town in the state on Sunday as the minimum dropped to a minus 13.4 degrees Celsius which was followed by Leh where it dropped to minus 12.2 degr...

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  • Ruto among Kenyans cheering Harambee Stars at CECAFA finals
Ruto among Kenyans cheering Harambee Stars at CECAFA finals

President Nick Mwendwa has announced that upto sh6 million will be shared among the players and technical bench if the home team bags a seventh Cecafa title. In a classic match that befitted a final of the oldest competition in the continent, Kariobangi Sharks winger Ovella Ochieng opened the scoring with a attractive free-kick in the fifth minut...

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  • Three dead in plane crash near Oldenburg
Three dead in plane crash near Oldenburg

ISP is working with FAA and NTSB. "I think the FAA is experienced in handling these types of investigations", said Sgt. Stephen Wheeles said. Franklin County-At least one fatality confirmed as a result of the small plane crash near Oldenburg.

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  • Two actresses held in Hyderabad on charges of prostitution
Two actresses held in Hyderabad on charges of prostitution

Both actress were sent to Panjagutta PS after the arrest and the Manager of Taj Banjara hotel who cooperated with the broker also got arrested. The police conducted raids on two five-star hotels in posh Banjara Hills area late on Saturday night and arrested several people involved in the fresh trade.

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  • Palestinian billionaire Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia
Palestinian billionaire Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Masri's multi-billion- dollar investments in hotels and banking in Jordan are a cornerstone of the economy of the kingdom and he is by far the biggest investor in Palestinian territories. On Wednesday, the OIC recognised East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. The push is seen by some critics as a power grab by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sal...

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  • Man killed in Anderson County crash
Man killed in Anderson County crash

Police said Robert Phares, 41, of Potosi was traveling northbound on the highway when his vehicle crossed over the roadway into the southbound lanes. The driver of the semi then overcorrected and re-entered the highway hitting 19-year-old Andrew Metcalf from Independence who was driving a 2002 Chevrolet.

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  • Wells Fargo & Company MN Increases Position in EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS)
Wells Fargo & Company MN Increases Position in EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS)

Fayerweather Charles who had been investing in Gilead Sciences for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $97.92B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $50.94. Fmr Ltd Co reported 0.01% stake. Moreover, Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Lc has 0.2% invested in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASD...

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  • Omarosa defends Donald Trump: He is not a racist
Omarosa defends Donald Trump: He is not a racist

Manigault Newman repeatedly denied reports of a dramatic confrontation between with Kelly, calling them "100% false". "Why do they hate her?!" a perplexed Steve Doocy exclaimed. A friend of Omarosa's , a conservative media personality Armstrong Williams, questioned the timing of her ouster by writing on Facebook, "Funny how her story is knocki...

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  • Starwood Ppty Tr INC (Call) (STWD) Holder Walleye Trading LLC Decreased Holding
Starwood Ppty Tr INC (Call) (STWD) Holder Walleye Trading LLC Decreased Holding

Algert Global Llc who had been investing in News Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.46B market cap company. The stock increased 1.02% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $119.22. now owns 90,322 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $2,022,000 after purchasing an additional 1,213 sh...

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  • Saudi Arabia allows women to drive motorcycles and trucks
Saudi Arabia allows women to drive motorcycles and trucks

Women in the kingdom will be able to drive trucks and motorbikes as well as cars, according to Sky News , with the Saudi General Directorate of Traffic telling the broadcaster the driving laws for men and women will be "equal". The decree orders the formation of a ministerial body to give advice on the practicalities of the edict within 30 days an...

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  • Former 'Apprentice' Contestant Omarosa Leaving White House
Former 'Apprentice' Contestant Omarosa Leaving White House

The CBC had been skeptical of Manigault Newman's role as an advocate for the black community in the Trump White House and her self-publicized degree of influence. Mrs Sanders added that Mrs Manigault Newman would depart on 20 January, one year after Mr Trump took office. She was canned three times on the NBC reality show.

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding to clash with FA Cup final
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding to clash with FA Cup final

The Gothic St George's Chapel is on the grounds of Windsor Castle , which has been the family home of British kings and queens for nearly 1,000 years. LA-born Markle, who has lived in Toronto, Canada, in recent years, is preparing a permanent move to the United Kingdom where she will live with Harry in the grounds of Kensington Palace until thei...

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  • Quake hits Indonesian island of Java
Quake hits Indonesian island of Java

The tremor was felt across the island including in the capital Jakarta, some 300 kilometres from the epicentre. Some 170,000 lives were lost when a 9.1-magnitude quake and tsunami struck Aceh province in December 2004, which also hit coastal areas as far away as Somalia.

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  • Putin orders partial Russian Federation troop withdrawal from Syria
Putin orders partial Russian Federation troop withdrawal from Syria

Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military airbase in the country and announced a partial pull-out of Russian forces from the Middle East nation. But he left open the door to a continued Russian presence in Syria, saying that both Russia's air base at Khmeimim and naval base at Tartus would...

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  • Unanimous MPC vote to keep Bank rate at 0.5%
Unanimous MPC vote to keep Bank rate at 0.5%

With the jobless rate at a 42-year low of 4.3 percent and the number of people working near an all-time high, slack in the economy has been largely eroded, which would be a prompt for a rate rise. In such exceptional circumstances, the MPC's remit specifies that the Committee must balance any trade-off between the speed at which it intends to retur...

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  • Four Killed, 25 Injured in Blast Near Church in Balochistan
Four Killed, 25 Injured in Blast Near Church in Balochistan

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a rescue operation. Sarfraz Bugti, Balochistan's home minister, told Geo News that, according to initial reports, two militants stormed the church, and one blew himself up at the entrance, while the other was shot dead by security forces.

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  • Army kills civilian in Kupwara
Army kills civilian in Kupwara

Identified as Asif Iqbal, son of Mohammad Iqbal locals alleged that he was killed by the army near his home. Police officer told India Blooms that Asif was "mistakenly" killed after forces laid an ambush in the area following intelligence inputs about the movement of militants.

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  • Pakistan 'processing' visa applications of Jadhav's wife, mother
Pakistan 'processing' visa applications of Jadhav's wife, mother

Pakistan on Saturday said that it was processing the visa applications of jailed Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife. The wife and mother of Jadhav, who has not been granted consular access since he was detained by the Pakistani military in March past year, are expected to meet him on December 25.

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