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Papua New Guinea officials pressure over 300 refugees to leave camp

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Several men barricaded inside the centre have described how heavy-handed PNG police and immigration officers made their way through the centre on Thursday morning. A representative from a human rights organization who is on the island on a fact-finding mission told CNN by phone that the police action was "heavy-handed, depressing and brutal". Read More »

North Korea says USA terror sponsor label a 'serious provocation'

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North Korea has described as an absurdity, the decision by the United States to re-list North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, with a foreign ministry spokesman warning it was a quote: "serious provocation". In April, the Beijing-based carrier began officially reducing the number of flights it was sending to Pyongyang, but stopped short of cancelling the route. Read More »

UN Chief: Slave Auctions May Be Crime Against Humanity

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The CNN report showed African migrants being sold for as high as $400 being auctioned in slave markets to work on farms. This comes amid growing concern over the alleged sale and poor treatment of black Africans in Libya. The AU, EU and the United Nations must work together to find an immediate solution to the migration crisis and the situation in Libya, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Mahamat said Wednesday. Read More »

NJ woman raises more than $90000 for charitable homeless man

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According to the account she posted on GoFundme , a homeless man approached her saying she should to lock her doors and stay in the vehicle. She started a GoFundMe for him, hoping to raise money for rent, a reliable vehicle and four to six months' worth of expenses. Read More »

Zimbabwe's LGBTIQ Group Celebrates Homophobe Mugabe's Demise

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Cars began honking horns and people cheered in the streets of Harare as the news spread. After Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday , reaction poured in from the worldwide community, including the country's former colonial ruler, which greeted the news with an offer of support. Read More »

FIRST PHOTOS: Sagarika Ghatge and Zaheer Khan get hitched!

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Chak De actress looks pretty in a red sari with embroidered border, while Zaheer is dapper in a printed white kurta. India co-star Vidya Malavade visited her friend and shared a glimpse of what the "mad bride" was up to. This is to notice that Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge always have stolen the limelight whenever they have together for any event or occasion. In the picture, Sagarika is all smiles and is decked with jewellery of all sorts made in kundan , antique gold and diamonds. Read More »

Hafiz Saeed's release order: Pak 'hoodwinking' global community on terrorism

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The decision in Lahore also flies in the face of a USA offer of a $10 million bounty for Saeed for his suspected role in the Mumbai attacks. Mumbai: The lawyer of lone captured terrorist of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks Ajmal Kasab, Abbas Kazmi, on Thursday termed Hafiz Saeed's release from house arrest in Pakistan as shocking. Read More »

Mystery man seen kissing Malia Obama is Brit ex-public schoolboy

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Rory Farquharson caused an worldwide media storm on Saturday (18 November) when he was caught on camera making out with former President Barack Obama's eldest daughter . Farquharson also played rugby and was reportedly an extra in a rugby video which was played during the Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony in 2015. The popular student also participated in his school's Blue Bunsen Society, a chemistry club. Read More »

Six Syrians arrested for 'planning terror attack' in Germany

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A German intelligence officer said the arrest of the Syrians uncovered a possible terror plot on the Essen Christmas market, however. Frankfurt prosecutors said 500 police officers searched eight apartments in the cities of Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig following tip-offs from refugee sources about Isis activists. Read More »

Macon Rescue Mission volunteers prep for Annual Thanksgiving feast

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Mission officials said they still needs pies and rolls, and they expect to serve between 700 and 800 meals. "Gloria is incredible and she just reaches out, she just never stops", said Ruth. Doherty High School Navy Junior ROTC collected more than 400 pounds of canned goods and boxed items and is delivering 10 turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner that the Springs Rescue Mission homeless shelter will serve. Read More »

Ben Affleck Leaves Rehab Facility in Casual Attire Just Before Thanksgiving

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Activity time with Dad and Grandma will serve as distractions for Affleck and Garner's three children - Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, 5 - whom they now co-parent. "Ben's mom, Chris [Boldt], will be in town and she and Ben will take the kids and I'll have crafts set up and I'll have T-Ball, soccer, I'll have everything set up", she explained. Read More »

Fire safety for Thanksgiving dinner

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And fair warning, too: the second and third biggest days for home cooking fires are still ahead - Christmas Day is No. 2, followed by Christmas Eve. The No. In case of a grease fire, keep a lid nearby. Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the fryer. " Make sure smoke alarms are working". Read More »

Funeral Plans Announced For Slain Baltimore City Police Detective

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Davis also said there was evidence of a struggle on Suiter's clothing and that there is a short radio transmission made by Suiter in which he was in obvious distress. "We remain dedicated and committed to finding the person who ended such a attractive life, such a wonderful detective, husband, father and friend", Davis told reporters following the shooting. Read More »

Unemployment rates drop for 5 of 9 regional counties

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Columbiana County's October jobless rate was 5.2 percent, down from last year's 6.1 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the USA rate for four full years. Cheatham, Wilson, Moore, and Sumner Counties each had a rate of 2.4 percent. In surrounding counties, only Monroe saw improvement over a year ago in terms of the number of residents with jobs. Read More »

MS-13 Members Stabbed Maryland Man, Decapitated Him, Tore Out Heart

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According to police, detectives located the male victim in a grave at Wheaton Regional Park on September 5. Then, the gang members choked him, stabbed him more than 100 times, decapitated him and dismembered him, the informant said. On Tuesday night, Montgomery County police announced the first arrest in the case. Montgomery County police say the investigation is ongoing. Detectives found the body in a grave. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11

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It so happened that during the initial days, Zubair and Arshi got engaged in a disgusting verbal fight. Both the teams make allegations on each other to win the first session of the game. Things turn to a next level when Arshi Khan makes some nasty comment about Hina Khan. She said that Priyank and Sabyasachy had some kind of scene and that she witnessed it. Read More »

Mississippians take to road, sky as Thanksgiving holiday approaches

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They will be cracking down on unsafe driving behaviors, such as speeding, reckless driving, and impaired driving. But to eliminate these deaths, we need to recognize the risks. A driver that operates a vehicle impaired puts the lives of others on the road in danger. -Planning ahead and designating a sober driver before the first drink. Read More »

Inquest into Buncrana Pier Tragedy to begin today

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Eyewitness Francis Crawford told the inquest that that by the time the RNLI lifesavers reached the scene the Derry family's vehicle had disappeared into Lough Swilly. He said the vehicle was "tilted with the front it under the water and the back wheel up". He added: "I had to let go because I was struggling as hard as I could to avoid getting sucked into the water". Read More »

Backpackers exploited for labour in Australia, study finds

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Most of the workers employed as fruit pickers to dish washers knew they were earning well below Australia's minimum wage, the online survey of more than 4,000 people in 12 industries showed on Tuesday. "We also received indicators of much more serious exploitation which indicate criminal forced labour, for example", she said. "And they are made up of worldwide students and backpackers who are earning well under the minimum wage". Read More »

Percent of Minnesotans Want Franken to Resign

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She told CNN that the interaction made her feel 'gross, ' and said she told her husband and parents about Franken's wandering hand immediately afterward. In a statement to KSTP after the poll's results were revealed, Franken said, "I know that I've let down and disappointed a lot of people - many Minnesotans, my family, and my friends". Read More »

National Parks Fee Input

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Comments can be submitted to the park service online until December 22 at parkplanning.nps.gov/proposedpeakseasonfeerates or mailed to National Park Service , Recreation Fee Program, 1849 C Street, NW , Mail Stop: 2346 Washington, D.C. Read More »

Kremlin comments on senator's detention in France

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The President of the worldwide Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that the Russian foreign Ministry sent an official note to the French authorities for apprehending, in nice Russian Senator Suleiman Kerimov , a suspect in the concealment and tax evasion. Read More »

Pentagon investigating staffers' conduct on Trump visit to Vietnam

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The military is scrutinising three Army noncommissioned officers who allegedly broke curfew during Trump's trip to Vietnam this month, officials said. More recently, members of Mike Pence's security team were relieved of their duties after bringing women back to their hotel in Panama. Pence had not yet arrived in Panama at the time. Read More »

School covers up 'potentially suggestive' statue of saint and child

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However, when students began to take pictures of the monument's questionable bread placement, the school promptly covered the statue and issued an apology. Now just the very top of St Martin de Porres'head can be seen from behind the screen. " The two-dimensional concept plans for the statue were viewed and approved by the Executive Team in May but upon arrival the three-dimensional statue was deemed by the Executive to be potentially suggestive ", it read. Read More »

Pakistan former PM appears again in anti-graft court

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She asked the court to exempt her appearance from December 5 to January 5 next year. During the last hearing, the court had recorded NAB witnesses, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Joint Registrar Sidra Mansoor and Federal Board of Revenue Inland Revenue Department representative Jahangir Ahmad. Read More »

Kezia Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity appearance

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TIM MERRYKezia Dugdale has allegedly bragged that she will bag a hefty sum for her stint on I'm A Celebrity ... She will also donate her MSP salary for the two weeks or so she is away from her Lothian constituency to charity. "I think it's an awesome opportunity to talk to young people who watch this programme about politics, and - in particular - Labour values". As she flies out to Australia to take part in the ITV show, Ms Dugdale launched a "TeamKez" Twitter account, and shared a ... Read More »

U.S. condemns 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya in Myanmar

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Tillerson said Myanmar's response to the crisis would be vital to determining the success of its transition to becoming "a more democratic society". The declaration is likely to increase pressure on the Trump administration and Congress to move toward new sanctions on Myanmar. Read More »

Bail granted to bus conductor accused of Pradhyumn murder

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The case led to arrest of bus conductor Ashok by Haryana Police, which insisted that he committed the murder after he failed to sodomise the boy . Advocate Sushil Tekriwal, representing the victim's family, told reporters that the court has granted anticipatory bail to the three trustees, with conditions imposed. Read More »

Air China Suspends Flights to DPRK

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He declined to comment on when flights might resume. The airline has said that the move to stop service to the DPRK is a business decision , not a political one, explaining that there was low customer demand for the flights from Beijing to Pyongyang. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon: I don't know what Kezia Dugdale's motives are

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The Sunday Herald has the story of a woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a "top Scottish Labour MP" in front of his wife, saying the new revelations will "rock the world of politics". Before June, Ms Dugdale's register of interests showed she was giving the fee she receives for writing a newspaper column to MND Scotland, a charity battling Motor Neuron Disease - as well as other earnings outside her Holyrood work. Read More »

Hardik Patels Declares Support for Congress Before Gujarat Assembly Polls

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In Surat, the agitated protestors clashed witch Congress workers, and allegedly vandalised the party's office. He is also reported to have staged protest in front of Solanki's residence. "Legally and constitutionally it is not possible as the law stands today", he said. The Congress's pact with the Patidar community in Gujarat marks the opposition's best chance yet to end the BJP's 22-year rule in the state, but it could upset other caste leaders or run afoul of legal ceilings set by ... Read More »

Federal Judge Grants Stay in South Carolina Execution

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State law requires three drugs to perform a lethal injection. McMaster and Stirling say a "shield law" is required to hide the identities of the drug providers. Stirling said he warned the state's General Assembly a few years ago that SC would eventually reach this point. Death row inmates in SC have a choice of the electric chair or lethal injection but Stone has reportedly chosen lethal injection. Read More »

Irish foreign minister: United Kingdom has "no credible answers" over future of border

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He claimed there was "a lot of solidarity" among the EU27 for its position that Northern Ireland must retain the regulatory framework of the single market and customs union in order to avoid creating a hard border with the Republic. But MPs fighting against a hard Brexit warned that neither side had come up with a solution that could prevent a hard border if the United Kingdom insists on leaving the customs union and single market. Read More »