Partly sunny, chance of snow showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

On Friday , the first day of December, the skies will be partly cloudy with the temperature ranging from 45 to 32. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. As you're getting up conditions outside are clear to mostly clear with lows ... More..

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Federal court rules military must accept transgender recruits by January 1
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Federal court rules military must accept transgender recruits by January 1

Several weeks later, President Donald Trump tweeted that transgender troops will not be allowed to serve in the military. The Hill reports that in her clarification memo issued yesterday, "Judge Col...More..

SoftBank Bids For Uber Shares At 30 Percent Less Than Current Valuation
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

SoftBank Bids For Uber Shares At 30 Percent Less Than Current Valuation

SoftBank eyed Uber shares as the ride-hailing company has had an abysmal 2017: The company's co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick resigned under pressure from investors; its biggest USA competitor has ga...More..

Gold trader's trial strains United States and Turkey relations
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Gold trader's trial strains United States and Turkey relations

Manhattan federal court Judge Richard Berman has said Turkey's government can provide evidence to help the men instead of lobbying criticisms. Attilla, a former deputy CEO for state-run Halkbank, has pleaded ...More..

Lou Williams drops 42 points as Clippers take down Lakers
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Lou Williams drops 42 points as Clippers take down Lakers

Blake Griffin suffered a left knee injury during Monday's win by the Clippers over the Lakers . While Griffin was in obvious discomfort, he initially stayed in the game before asking out and heading to the ...More..

Pakistan anti-blasphemy row continues after crackdown
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pakistan anti-blasphemy row continues after crackdown

While the country's military had been ruling Pakistan for nearly half of its 70-year history, no official military response or armored vehicles had been deployed in the streets till Saturday. More than 125 pe...More..

Hamas rejects disarmament talk ahead of reconciliation deadline
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Hamas rejects disarmament talk ahead of reconciliation deadline

Officials from Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah have also criticised what they call the slow progress so far in transferring control - civilian or otherwise - to the PA. On the security level, Hayya p...More..

Dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its word of the year
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Dictionary.com chooses 'complicit' as its word of the year

It chose complicit because of the rising tension surrounding President Trump, Russia's alleged involvement in election hacking and Ivanka Trump's comments around her husband Jared Kushner being " complici...More..

Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime

Hariri said the opposition delegation will meet with United Nations envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura on the first day of the talks. The delegation had delayed its planned departure to the talks set to begi...More..

U.S. aircraft experiences 'violent turbulence' after Russian fighter jet turns on afterburners
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

U.S. aircraft experiences 'violent turbulence' after Russian fighter jet turns on afterburners

The fighter jet flew in front of the USA aircraft and turned on its afterburners. A Russian Su-30 jet made an "unsafe" intercept of a USA spy plane over the Black Sea on Saturday, forcing that plane into viol...More..

Russian Launches Rocket, Loses Satellite
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Russian Launches Rocket, Loses Satellite

It's just the second spacecraft to lift off from Russia's newest spaceport. Rocosmos said that the satellite had not reached its designated orbit and that it could not make contact with it, according to exp...More..

Kenya: Kenyatta sworn-in for second term
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Kenya: Kenyatta sworn-in for second term

Mr Odinga has called Kenyatta's inauguration a "coronation". Security was heightened in and around the sports stadium for the historic event. The plane carrying the Israeli Prime Minister touched down at Jo...More..

China jails Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che for 'subversion'
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

China jails Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che for 'subversion'

Chinese authorities later confirmed he had been arrested. Lee, 42, who worked for organizations advocating democracy and human rights in Taiwan, went on trial in Hunan province in September after 170 days in ...More..

PM Modi to launch Rs 14000 crore project
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

PM Modi to launch Rs 14000 crore project

The Supreme Court today will also pass an order on the plea filed by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan seeking quashing of the appointment of Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana as S...More..

'Mom' behind bars after police find newborn baby buried under porch
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

'Mom' behind bars after police find newborn baby buried under porch

Court documents say Robinson told police she didn't know she was pregnant, but according to police, she ordered pills online in early October that she thought would end the pregnancy. "It still looked like it...More..

White House Might Ban Staff Members From Using Personal Phones at Work
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

White House Might Ban Staff Members From Using Personal Phones at Work

White House issued phones cannot send texts, which are usually the fastest way that a staff member can communicate with his family at home. Early this year, infuriated by numerous leaks , former press secretar...More..

Toddler reported missing. Police referring to case as an 'abduction'
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Toddler reported missing. Police referring to case as an 'abduction'

The mother then called police at 6 a.m. Monday to report her daughter missing. "She's three years old and goes by Mariah", said Woods. Anyone with information about Mariah is asked to call the Onslow County...More..

Wesley Matthews (calf) is available to play for Dallas on Monday
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Wesley Matthews (calf) is available to play for Dallas on Monday

Fans, Family, Friends, my Recovery Team and the San Antonio Spurs , I couldn't have done this without your support. During the 2017 NBA Playoffs , Parker suffered a ruptured quadriceps tendon in Game 2 of t...More..

Men who reported to police after Oxford Circus incident released without charge
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Men who reported to police after Oxford Circus incident released without charge

The area was packed with shoppers seeking "Black Friday" bargains and several people were injured fleeing the scene, including nine who were taken to hospital, London's Ambulance Service said. As the crowds s...More..

Indian authorities jail donkeys for eating expensive plants
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Indian authorities jail donkeys for eating expensive plants

The donkeys were detained for damaging crops outside the jail premises. Other jail authorities were quoted as saying that the animals grazed on plants worth almost 200,000 Indian rupees over the last month, a...More..

India's top court again dismisses petition to ban Padmavati
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

India's top court again dismisses petition to ban Padmavati

Amidst death threats and protests from the right-wing group on controversial movie Padmavati , the committee on Information Technology has asked the Information and Broadcasting Minister to invite film's direc...More..

US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

US Navy Poseidon aircraft join search for missing Argentine submarine

Norwegian offshore supply ship Sophie Siem carrying a USA mini-submarine has begun searches for Argentina's missing San Juan submarine at 17:00 GMT, a senior official of the Comodoro Rivadavia port told Sputn...More..

Pentagon says will continue partnership with YPG-dominated SDF despite Trump promise
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pentagon says will continue partnership with YPG-dominated SDF despite Trump promise

The President of the United States, Donald trump told the leader of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan on the upcoming changes in the supporting partners of the United States in Syria and discussed with him the purchase...More..

Hafiz Saeed asks United Nations to delete his name from terror list
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Hafiz Saeed asks United Nations to delete his name from terror list

The development comes just days after his release from house arrest which he had been sentenced to since January 2017. In its statement, the ministry of external affairs had said, "His release confirms once...More..

Thieves take off in Mercedes using anti-lock device
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Thieves take off in Mercedes using anti-lock device

One stands next to the rear of the auto, while the other goes up to the house with a "relay box", which is used to pick up the wireless signal from the key inside the house. "The devices are capable of receivin...More..

Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack

The column was translated by Palestinian Media Watch , a media monitoring group, on Monday. We'll go to Egypt for more on the attack after headlines. (FIANZ) and the Muslim community in New Zealand were shocke...More..

Bali airport closed as ash continues to erupt from Agung volcano
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Bali airport closed as ash continues to erupt from Agung volcano

The nearby Lombok airport, which is about 117km from Ngurah Rai, has re-opened after a closure overnight. Authorities have told 100,000 people to leave homes that are in close proximity to the volcano, though...More..

Conservative Group Linked To Woman Who Falsely Accused Moore
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Conservative Group Linked To Woman Who Falsely Accused Moore

But the whole thing was a trap-meant to embarrass the paper and discredit their journalism, set into motion by Project Veritas, a conservative organization known to make secret recordings of their targets to ...More..

Anthony Scaramucci threatens to sue Tufts student newspaper for defamation
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci threatens to sue Tufts student newspaper for defamation

Tufts University has postponed an event with former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci after he threatened to sue a student and the school newspaper behind a critical op-ed. "The article h...More..

Sen. Rand Paul: Tax Bill 'Not Perfect,' But I'm Voting for It
by | Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Sen. Rand Paul: Tax Bill 'Not Perfect,' But I'm Voting for It

The CBO said this would make people with incomes below $30,000 net losers under the bill. While a lot of attention has focused on the Senate bill fully repealing the deduction for state and local taxes (the H...More..