Colombia Seizes 12 Tons of Cocaine in Its Biggest-Ever Bust

The drugs were discovered stored underground when around 400 anti-narcotics police stormed four farms in a banana-growing area in the north-western department of Antioquia. The Colombian authorities said they had arrested four people in this latest r... More..

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Rand Paul says he suffered 6 broken ribs in freakish attack
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Rand Paul says he suffered 6 broken ribs in freakish attack

Boucher's only words were "yes sir" as he replied to a judge during the arraignment Thursday, keeping his head lowered and showing no emotion, according to ABC News. "It was a very regrettable dispute between...More..

Mordaunt replaces Patel at DFID - as ConHome recommended
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Mordaunt replaces Patel at DFID - as ConHome recommended

Priti Patel had quit on Wednesday after lacking "transparency" due to unauthorized meetings with Israeli officers. Mordaunt, 44, campaigned to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum. She backed fello...More..

Ford will build EVs with Chinese automaker in $765 million deal
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Ford will build EVs with Chinese automaker in $765 million deal

The agreement was signed in Beijing by Peter Fleet, Ford Group vice-president and president, Ford Asia Pacific, and Ying Jianren, chairman of Tech-New Group Ltd. Each company has a 50 percent stake in the e...More..

Twitter Pauses Verifications Amid Controversy Over Charlottesville Organizer
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Twitter Pauses Verifications Amid Controversy Over Charlottesville Organizer

For the social network's biggest critics, the debacle affirms the belief that the company still has significant blind spots when it comes to how is users will interpret its actions. "This is disgusting", tw...More..

MI bracing for first big snow and blast of arctic air
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

MI bracing for first big snow and blast of arctic air

Arctic air spilled into the Midwest on Thursday with temperatures dropping through the 20s and teens in the Dakotas and Minnesota. Expect mainly cloudy skies Wednesday with highs in the 30s to low 40s at most...More..

Election Day 2017: Polling locations and ballot proposals
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Election Day 2017: Polling locations and ballot proposals

New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento said working men and women "understood what was at stake". Proposal 3 secured an amendment to create a 250-acre land bank, which would allow governments to reque...More..

Korea Dismisses Japan's Criticism of State Banquet for Trump
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Korea Dismisses Japan's Criticism of State Banquet for Trump

President Donald Trump was photographed embracing a victim of Japan's wartime sexual slavery during the state banquet with President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday. Then the lady laughed and the rest of us did too. A...More..

Trump criticizes 'one-sided' Chinese trade deals
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Trump criticizes 'one-sided' Chinese trade deals

Trump also gave a preview to his talks with Xi. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country and that's what they're doing". "Every year drug trafficking destroys millions and millions of lives",...More..

Saad Hariri held in Saudi Arabia, says top Lebanese official
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Saad Hariri held in Saudi Arabia, says top Lebanese official

The statement added that the "region does not need more tension". She said the missile shot down near Riyadh on Saturday "may also be of Iranian origin". "There are no other paths forward than friendship, b...More..

'No disagreement' between Trump, Xi on N. Korea - Tillerson
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

'No disagreement' between Trump, Xi on N. Korea - Tillerson

The deal was signed as part of the United States trade mission to China, and was completed by Kevin McAllister, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president, in the presence of USA president Donald Trump and China p...More..

Prospects for Putin-Trump meeting at Apec summit unclear
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Prospects for Putin-Trump meeting at Apec summit unclear

Trump told Fox News last Thursday. In the Kremlin confirmed that the meeting indeed agreed. "The question is whether we've got sufficient substance (for a more formal meeting ) and we're working with the Ru...More..

Kerala govt tables solar scam report in Assembly amid uproar
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Kerala govt tables solar scam report in Assembly amid uproar

The more than 1,000-page report by Justice G. Sivarajan (retd) includes four volumes in English and one in Malayalam. The report also suggests an investigation under Prevention of Corruption Act against the p...More..

For 128 years, bug stuck in Van Gogh's painting went unnoticed
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

For 128 years, bug stuck in Van Gogh's painting went unnoticed

She added: "I was mainly trying to understand the different layers of the painting and how it was constructed, and that's how I came upon part of the body of this little grasshopper". "When one carries them acr...More..

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Monsoon Shootout to clash with Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Monsoon Shootout to clash with Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai

Salman Khan is making his fans go insane before the release of his most anticipated movie Tiger Zinda Hai . The fun fact is that Nawaz was reportedly offered a prominent role in Tiger Zinda Hai , but he co...More..

BJP observes
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

BJP observes "Anti Black Money Day" today

Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, along with chiefs of the party's frontal organisations, said the "double whammy of demonetisation and GST" was being felt across th...More..

One dead, 5 injured including DIG Hamid Shaikil injured in Quetta blast
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

One dead, 5 injured including DIG Hamid Shaikil injured in Quetta blast

The injured have been shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) and Civil Hospital in Quetta, police said, adding that the initial probe showed that it was a suicide bombing. The injured include several polic...More..

Oh no! Prime Minister Abe tumbles into bunker during round with Trump
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Oh no! Prime Minister Abe tumbles into bunker during round with Trump

Trump was speaking how his relationship with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rocky start. Trump also pressed Japan to lower its trade deficit with the United States and buy more U.S. Chinese Fo...More..

Senator Sam Dastyari racially abused in Melbourne pub
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Senator Sam Dastyari racially abused in Melbourne pub

The men involved in the incident filmed it, and uploaded to the Patriot Blue Facebook page . "In my time, did I throw it back to anyone, no I didn't, I stood my ground for what I believed in and I think he...More..

Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea

A decade ago, Valiant Shield (VS) 2006 and 2007 had operated together off the coast of Guam , a US island territory in Micronesia, and focused on the ability to bring together forces from all the three strike ...More..

Patience Wearing Thin As PNG PM Warns Manus 600 To Move On
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Patience Wearing Thin As PNG PM Warns Manus 600 To Move On

Australia's Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has said reports of machete attacks, robberies and one case of a man who needed medical treatment for gallstones but could not be treated because the facilities are...More..

PM Narendra Modi lauds Asian Boxing Champion Mary Kom
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

PM Narendra Modi lauds Asian Boxing Champion Mary Kom

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian boxer MC Mary Kom on her gold at Asian Confederation Women's Boxing Championships on Wednesday. This is Mary Kom's first worldwide gold medal since the 20...More..

Drunk man found carrying python in his trousers in Germany
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Drunk man found carrying python in his trousers in Germany

According to a statement released by police, the man was detained when he became aggressive, which is when the officers discovered his unusual passenger. When officers detained and searched the 19-year-old afte...More..

Wolf Pack athletes earn record 81% graduation success rate
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Wolf Pack athletes earn record 81% graduation success rate

We don't want to follow or be average, we want to lead the pack and we are well on our way to doing that in relatively short period of time. LSU's baseball team scored a 95, while the men's basketball program...More..

Self-driving shuttle crashes in Las Vegas hours after launch
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Self-driving shuttle crashes in Las Vegas hours after launch

The driverless shuttle had just begun setting off on half-mile loops around the Nevada tourist haven, part of a joint project of insurance giant AAA (American Automobile Association), transportation company Kel...More..

China Oct Exports +6.1% on Year in Yuan Terms
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

China Oct Exports +6.1% on Year in Yuan Terms

Oil fell ahead of USA stockpile and production data Wednesday as China's crude imports fell last month, but uncertainty in the Middle East eased losses. Coal imports had jumped almost 11% to 27.08 million tonne...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Couple charged in 6-year-old's death allegedly used starvation as punishment

Almost two years before a 6-year-old Jerseyville boy died of starvation, workers with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services received a hotline call about the child's home and launched a prob...More..

Two police officers shot, suspect dead, near Forest Park Middle School
by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Two police officers shot, suspect dead, near Forest Park Middle School

Two officers responded at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a man driving recklessly on a motorcycle and not wearing a helmet. When two uniformed officers tried to make contact with Bailey, he fled on foot ...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

10th Annual Take a Veteran to School Day

Many students will be involved in various aspects of the program. Pardeeville Schools will honor veterans a presentation at 10:15 a.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium. For example, in Princeton, the Ameri...More..

by | Thursday, November 09, 2017

Raghu Rajan Not Interested In AAP's Rajya Sabha Offer, Prefers Academics

His spectacular fall out on economic policies with the Narendra Modi government, assumes the choice of Rajan. Though some leaders are claiming that such a move to nominate eminent people would enhance the par...More..