• Japan approves missile shield expansion with US-made land-based Aegis launchers
Japan approves missile shield expansion with US-made land-based Aegis launchers

Japan's Defense Ministry is seeking a record-high 5.26 trillion yen ($48 billion) budget for the fiscal year beginning next April to add missile interceptors alongside other military equipment. The deployment will hand the USA ally another layer of defence in addition to SM-3 guided missiles launched by Aegis destroyer vessels and Patriot Advanced ...

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  • U.S. vetoes United Nations call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision
U.S. vetoes United Nations call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Soon after the clash at the top United Nations body, the White House announced that US Vice President Mike Pence was delaying a trip to the Middle East planned for this week. And yet he now rails against President Trump for having the courage and cojones that Weinstein and his cynical, politically-motivated cronies never had.

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  • Person critically wounded by police officer inside Mpls. City Hall
Person critically wounded by police officer inside Mpls. City Hall

Multiple police sources have confirmed to KARE 11 there was a shooting involving at least one police officer at Minneapolis City Hall and the encounter was caught on tape. "The adult male was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center". His condition is unclear. The interview room where the shooting took place is equipped with video cameras, and any ...

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  • Cheaper train tickets? Railways may offer discounts like hotels, airlines
Cheaper train tickets? Railways may offer discounts like hotels, airlines

According to an announcement made by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Indian Railways might soon offer discounts on train tickets for journeys that are not fully booked. "In the same way I want the railway rakes to be utilised to full capacity", he said. "It is a saying that one should be able to sweat one's assets".

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  • Alcacer to miss Clasico
Alcacer to miss Clasico

Ernesto Valverde speaking about the El Clasico . Barcelona forward Paco Alcacer will miss El Clasico after being ruled out for roughly three weeks with a muscular injury in his left leg. It was the flawless result ahead of facing fierce rivals Real Madrid , whose league game with Leganes was postponed due to their participation in the Club ...

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  • New Twitter Rule Suspends Users Affiliated With Hate Groups
New Twitter Rule Suspends Users Affiliated With Hate Groups

It coincides with the platform enforcing new rules and guidelines created to make Twitter a "safer environment". Several online civil rights groups, including the Center for Democracy and Technology and the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation , have questioned the power of tech giants and cautioned those who cheer corporate take...

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  • Rainbow shines during water drop on California's Thomas Fire
Rainbow shines during water drop on California's Thomas Fire

It was estimated at 45 percent containment. The devastating fire, which broke out Dec.4, threatens homes northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The better conditions were expected through Tuesday, though a wind event was predicted for Wednesday. Michael and Sonia Behrman told KABC-TV they fled their hillside home when h...

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  • Uber Driver Arrested After Death Of British Diplomat
Uber Driver Arrested After Death Of British Diplomat

A DRIVER arrested over the murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has confessed to killing her, a judicial source told AFP yesterday. Porter said Uber used commercially licensed taxi drivers in Lebanon, and that the government carries out background checks and grants licenses. Dykes worked at the British E...

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  • Gujarat verdict: Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat
Gujarat verdict: Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat

Mevani has been the Dalit face of the three young Turks who have challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state. The latter was in the Congress earlier but later joined the BJP after he was denied a ticket by the Congress. Manibhai Vaghela of Congress moved to Ider constituency to make way for Jignesh in Vadgam. In the current elections, ...

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  • Darren Chester dumped in cabinet reshuffle
Darren Chester dumped in cabinet reshuffle

New Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie will be catapulted from the backbench into Cabinet and has been heavily involved in senate inquiries into agriculture issues in the past. Social Services Minister Christian Porter is tipped to become the attorney-general and regional Liberal Dan Tehan will be promoted to Cabinet. Attorney-General Ge...

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  • Inquest hears members of Clodagh Hawe's family had defensive wounds
Inquest hears members of Clodagh Hawe's family had defensive wounds

Ryan was found is his own bedroom. They had injuries to their necks, their duvets were pulled up, and there were no signs of life. Gardai also told the hearing that a number of jewellery boxes were neatly piled on the centre of the bed in the master bedroom.

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  • Gov: Dead State House Christmas tree will be replaced
Gov: Dead State House Christmas tree will be replaced

After they've served their goal of presiding over Christmas presents and their living room welcome is worn out, cut trees can serve a variety of environmental purposes. The National Christmas Tree Association , a trade organization advocating for Christmas tree growers, sees that decrease in tree supply as a boon for tree farmers.

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  • London gets first-ever female bishop
London gets first-ever female bishop

Sarah Mullally, former bishop of Crediton in the diocese of Exeter, becomes the most senior woman in the Church of England and the first female bishop of London. As part of an initial tour of some of the parishes and projects at work in the Diocese, she will also be visiting a food bank preparing Christmas packages at St John's in Hoxton and she ...

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  • The Pentagon admits it had a secret UFO program
The Pentagon admits it had a secret UFO program

For the first time , the US defence department has acknowledged the existence of the mysterious Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program run from an office in a quiet corner of its sprawling headquarters. 'It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding and it was in the best interest of the DoD to make...

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  • LHC annuls appointment of Absar Alam as Chairman PEMRA
LHC annuls appointment of Absar Alam as Chairman PEMRA

Citing the Information Ministry, Pemra chairman and others as respondents in the petition, he further stated that the respondent was appointed in violation of the Pemra ordinance 2002 and the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif appointed him in an unjust manner ignoring merit.

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  • Libya strongman says UN-backed authorities's mandate…
Libya strongman says UN-backed authorities's mandate…

The UN-brokered Libyan political agreement, signed in Morocco's Skhirat in on December 17, 2015, established Libya's Government of National Accords (GNA) for a one-year period, which could be renewed only once. Despite that deal, Libya has remained divided between the GNA government in Tripoli led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and a rival admin...

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  • RTÉ producer pleads guilty in grooming case
RTÉ producer pleads guilty in grooming case

Creaven, of Dublin, pleaded guilty at Leeds crown court to trying to meet a child after grooming her for a sexual objective and attempting to cause or incite a child to engage in sexual activity. Kieran Creaven , 54 and whose address can not be published by order of the court, was charged last month after he was arrested by police in Leeds.

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  • Judge Blocks Government From Stopping 2 More Undocumented Teens' Abortions
Judge Blocks Government From Stopping 2 More Undocumented Teens' Abortions

The Office of Refugee Resettlement, which oversees the detention of immigrant children, announced in March 2017 that federally funded immigration shelters would not facilitate abortions for minors without direct approval from the agency's director, Scott Lloyd.

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  • Alabama Senate race victor urges Republican rival to 'move on'
Alabama Senate race victor urges Republican rival to 'move on'

None of that is true, but some may think that depending on where they go for the latest news. "It would be wrong for Senate Republicans to jam through this tax bill without giving the newly elected senator from Alabama the opportunity to cast his vote", Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said at a news conference on Capitol Hill....

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  • Doping-Russian bobsledder Voevoda banned for all times from…
Doping-Russian bobsledder Voevoda banned for all times from…

The International Olympic Committee disqualified Alexei Voevoda, the lone remaining member of Russia's two-man and four-man bobsleigh gold-winning sleds from the Sochi 2014 Olympics, for committing anti-doping violations. Designs of the Russian national team's uniform for the 2018 Olympic Games South Korea's PyeongChang have not yet been approved...

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  • Fedex Corp Com (FDX) Position Raised by Jackson Square Partners Llc
Fedex Corp Com (FDX) Position Raised by Jackson Square Partners Llc

Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd who had been investing in Fedex Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $65.01 billion market cap company. Therefore 25% are positive. Diodes had 10 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Underweight" on Monday, November 20.

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  • Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment
Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment

As part of the deal, Vipshop will be able to market itself to the nearly one billion users of Tencent's social media app, WeChat, and will also appear on JD.com's main page. Tencent and JD are buying Class A Vipshop stock at $65.40 apiece, equivalent to $13.08 per American Depositary Share. The interest from big Chinese players in automated physi...

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  • Governor vetoes invoice so as to add abortion restrictions
Governor vetoes invoice so as to add abortion restrictions

In a statement provided to PennLive.com , Lindsey Mauldin, the deputy director for Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates, said the legislation "was nothing more than a callous attempt to score cheap political points through needless cruelty toward women, and we applaud the governor for continuing to stand for Pennsylvania women and for what is...

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  • Donald Trump Tweets GOP Having Good Year, Will
Donald Trump Tweets GOP Having Good Year, Will "Do Well In 2018"

Also in his tweet , Trump said he knew Republicans would lose the governor's race in Virginia and Alabama Senate race. "If we bring the same enthusiasm to state and local elections across the country that helped us win the Alabama Senate race, there's nothing that can stop us".

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  • Toddler Caught in Middle of Wild Brawl in Fort Myers Mall
Toddler Caught in Middle of Wild Brawl in Fort Myers Mall

The video, which has since been removed from the social media site but reposted elsewhere, seems to show a group of women brawling in front of a Victoria Secrets while a man stands in between. Williams and Eleaby both sustained injuries as a result, and the police report says they wish to press charges. When officers arrived at the mall they found ...

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