Judge declares mistrial in Menendez trial

What did the judge say? The judge then rejected calls from prosecutors for a partial verdict. But Menendez fell under Justice Department scrutiny for his relationship with a wealthy Florida eye doctor, Salomon Melgen, whom he often traveled wi... More..

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Turkey asks U.S. for news on jailed businessman Zarrab
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Turkey asks U.S. for news on jailed businessman Zarrab

The US has told Turkey the health condition of jailed Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab is "good", Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Thursday. USA prosecutors also charged the former Turkish economy mi...More..

Iran quake survivors plead for help as death toll rises
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Iran quake survivors plead for help as death toll rises

The worst damage appeared to be in the Kurdish town of Sarpol-e-Zahab in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah, which sits in the Zagros Mountains that divide the two countries. The Iranian Red Crescent sa...More..

College strike continues as 86% of faculty members reject latest contract offer
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

College strike continues as 86% of faculty members reject latest contract offer

The results were revealed on Thursday after the College Employer Council (CEC), which bargains on behalf of the colleges, tabled their final offer last week. I completely sympathize with our students who have b...More..

Sen. Al Franken groped, kissed her
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Sen. Al Franken groped, kissed her

Leann Tweeden wrote in a blog post Thursday that Franken "mashed his lips against mine and aggressively stuck his tongue in my mouth" during a rehearsal for a skit the pair were performing for USA troops in A...More..

Three Years In, Modi Remains Very Popular
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Three Years In, Modi Remains Very Popular

The Pew survey noted that the highest approval ratings for Modi of 95% came from the southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, followed by the western and central states of Mahar...More..

Search for Escaped Teen Murder Suspect in New Jersey Ends With Capture
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Search for Escaped Teen Murder Suspect in New Jersey Ends With Capture

He and three other teens escaped about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday from the Harborfields Youth Detention Facility in Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, by overpowering two corrections officers and stealing one guard's ...More..

Hafeez withdraws from BPL following bowling suspension
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Hafeez withdraws from BPL following bowling suspension

The ICC released a statement, saying the "an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez to be illegal and, as such, the off-spinner has been suspended from bowling i...More..

Texas Sheriff Concerned About Truck With Anti-Trump Message
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Texas Sheriff Concerned About Truck With Anti-Trump Message

Nehls defended his post, commenting "It is important to respond to calls from residents, yes". Some followers agree the driver should face charges. The owner of a truck boasting a huge middle finger to the co...More..

Baltimore police officer shot in head; manhunt underway
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Baltimore police officer shot in head; manhunt underway

Thomas Scalea, head of the hospital's trauma center, said his staff is doing everything it can "to keep him stabilized and to take care of the injury to his brain". Police cordoned off streets in the West Balti...More..

Settling £450m debt could help to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Settling £450m debt could help to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The money is being held by the British High Court on behalf of the government, after The Hague's Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of Iran in 2001, according to British sources. But he was toppled i...More..

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

Judges in Cambodia abolished the country's main opposition party on Thursday in a landmark decision for the fragile Southeast Asian democracy. The government-filed lawsuit against the Cambodia National Rescue...More..

Mantha, Athanasiou lead Red Wings to 8-2 win over Flames
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mantha, Athanasiou lead Red Wings to 8-2 win over Flames

It was the second between the Red Wings and the Flames in the past week. After fighting Kulak, challenging Calgarys Travis Hamonic and being ejected, he was headed down the tunnel, but he came back to the ice...More..

Supreme Court's word on Ayodhya dispute final: UP Governor
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Supreme Court's word on Ayodhya dispute final: UP Governor

He added, "A solution may sometimes seem impossible but our people, youth and leaders of both communities can make it possible". Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's meeting with Adityanath also came in the backdrop of BJP...More..

Trump Admin Will Allow Import of African Elephant Trophies
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Trump Admin Will Allow Import of African Elephant Trophies

Palmer paid a big fee even though it did irreparable damage to the nation's reputation. A provision of the law, however, allows for sport-hunted trophies to be imported if the government determines that hunti...More..

Warm and Dry Thursday… But a Change is Coming
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Warm and Dry Thursday… But a Change is Coming

Windy conditions will be with us tonight as a front moves through. Winds will ramp up tonight with gusts to near 25 miles per hour possible. Low temperatures Friday morning should be in the middle to uppe...More..

Turkey ready to help flood-hit Greece
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Turkey ready to help flood-hit Greece

The fire department said on Thursday it had received 660 calls for help to pump water from flooded homes and businesses since Wednesday morning, while it had rescued 88 people trapped in houses and vehicles. Th...More..

South China Sea dispute 'toned down' at ASEAN meeting
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

South China Sea dispute 'toned down' at ASEAN meeting

This year's ASEAN chair - the Philippines , under President Rodrigo Duterte - is a claimant country in the South China Sea , but has downplayed its claim over parts of the disputed waters, for the sake of boo...More..

Theresa May pledges £40 million in United Kingdom tech initiatives
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Theresa May pledges £40 million in United Kingdom tech initiatives

Mrs May praised the "immense contribution to our economic life and to our society" made by tech firms. According to reports , the digital sector in the country has voiced concerns that Brexit, and in particu...More..

Belgium investigating Overwatch and Battlefront II over loot crates
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Belgium investigating Overwatch and Battlefront II over loot crates

The Belgian Gaming Commission is primarily concerned with the possibility that these loot boxes could be risky for children. "Creating a fair and fun game experience is of critical importance to EA". We'll re...More..

Carbon emissions on track to rise this year
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Carbon emissions on track to rise this year

This year "might well prove a small blip on an otherwise flattening emissions curve", he said . "Global CO2 emissions appear to be going up strongly once again after a three-year stable period. "This is a wi...More..

South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday - Blue House
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

South Korea to hold summit with China on Saturday - Blue House

Moon and 10 ASEAN leaders were also joined by the leaders of five other countries now involved in negotiations for a regional free trade deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, in a joint call to...More..

Payers, providers call on Congress to abandon efforts to repeal ACA mandate
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Payers, providers call on Congress to abandon efforts to repeal ACA mandate

When writing the law, Democrats were well aware of the fact that the mandate wasn't popular, but health care policymaking is about making hard choices, and this provision was necessary to make the other provisi...More..

The Pope received the gift of a unique supercar Lamborghini Huracan
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Pope received the gift of a unique supercar Lamborghini Huracan

The Huracan sports auto, which boasts a horsepower of more than 600, was blessed by the pontiff, who signed his signature on its gleaming bonnet before it was sent off to Sotheby's auction house. ISIS also ensl...More..

PM meets with Indian and Chinese leaders at ASEAN summit
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PM meets with Indian and Chinese leaders at ASEAN summit

India has suffered from terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said as he called for joint efforts to mitigate the menace. By evening, the East Asia summit - comprising 10 ASEAN member-countries and an...More..

Swag Se Karenge Sabka Swagat song from Tiger Zinda Hai released
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Swag Se Karenge Sabka Swagat song from Tiger Zinda Hai released

It was only after he finished the script, he realised Salman and Katrina's characters (Tiger and Zoya) from the Kabir Khan film fit in his story. From guns, horses, ammunition and action vehicle sequences to ri...More..

World Cup finals draw pots now known after completion of qualifying
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

World Cup finals draw pots now known after completion of qualifying

Pot 1 contains the hosts Russian Federation and the seven highest-ranked teams, Pot 2 includes the next highest-ranked teams and so on. Federation Internationale de Football Association has changed how it ...More..

Following Trump-Xi meeting, China to send special envoy to N Korea
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Following Trump-Xi meeting, China to send special envoy to N Korea

Trump travelled to Japan, South Korea and Japan for bilateral visits. "Under such an atmosphere, Xi Jinping won't completely reject Trump' demands", said Cheng Xiaohe, associate professor of worldwide relations...More..

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

PM Modi hardsells India as an attractive investment place

Among the member-states who were given a festive welcome by approximately 1,400 students include Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Lao PDR Prime Minister Thongloun Siso...More..

Trump back from Asia slams CNN, The New York Times on Twitter
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Trump back from Asia slams CNN, The New York Times on Twitter

The president had kept a decidedly diplomatic tone in his tweets while on the almost two-week trip to five nations in Asia, including Japan, South Korea and China. The US president said he had repaired rela...More..