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PM commissions submarine INS Kalvari into Navy

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The Scorpene submarines are the precursor to the Navy of tomorrow and their induction into the defence force upholds the Indian Navy's credo of "Glorious wake, Vibrant future". "Making submarines benefits industry not only by itself through orders but also through stringent quality control", she said. It is the first of six such submarines that will be inducted into the Indian Navy, and represents a significant success for the "Make in India" initiative. Read More »

Omarosa Manigault dismisses reports of dramatic firing

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A White House official said in a statement Wednesday that Manigault resigned "to pursue other opportunities". Ryan and Manigault Newman are former friends, but have a history of disputes while working at Trump's White House. Kelly, a retired Marine Corps. general, reportedly made it his goal to tighten up operations in the White House by eliminating unnecessary positions. Read More »

Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13

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Police earlier put the death toll at 15. A Somali television journalist was killed by a vehicle bomb in front of his children , relatives said, the fifth murder of a journalist in the war-torn country this year. "We killed 27 police [officers] and injured more", Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's military operations spokesman, told Reuters . The group, which is allied to Al-Qaeda, is waging an insurgency against the UN-backed government and its African Union allies in a bid to topple ... Read More »

Trump's Jerusalem decision delivers a blow to two-state solution: Khawaja Asif

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Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and other officials accompanied the Prime Minister, who was invited by the President of Turkey. Prime Minister Abbasi will convey the sentiments of the people and government of Pakistan of the unequivocal support to the people of Palestine. The OIC leaders will also explore ways to deal with the situation. Read More »

UPS says deliveries back to normal after online shopping surge

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United Parcel Service Inc . says it has gotten deliveries under control after a surge of online shopping caused some delays following Thanksgiving . The following FedEx Express services will deliver on Saturday, Dec. 23, if Saturday delivery is selected: FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx 2Day. Read More »

Clair County under winter storm warning

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Plan ahead by allowing for extra travel time, and consider using public transportation and telework options. Temperatures were in the single digits before 7 a.m.in Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa counties, while areas further north, including Mecosta County, reported temperatures below zero. Read More »

Ice warning for commuters as snow expected in west

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Temperatures may not break above freezing Wednesday afternoon. Add in winds from the west gusting to near 35 miles per hour, and you've got wind chills mainly in the teens and 20s. On Sunday , the warm front will have pushed north of us and high pressure moves off the coast. Saturday should be on the breezy side, but overall not quite as cold, with partly to mostly sunny skies and highs near 40. Read More »

Vikings' might be getting the offensive line back together

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The Vikings defense will be looking to feast on a Bengals offense that has been extremely inconsistent at best this season. Last season, it averaged 21.3 first downs per game. How the Bengals play in December will be a reflection on Lewis. Pete fell in love with kinesiology and strength training while a young man, and he helped introduce the Nautilus exercise and training system in Cincinnati. Read More »

Nick Saban for Senate? Thousands cast write-in votes in Alabama race

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Voters CBS 42 spoke to have their own opinions about this U.S Senate race heading to polls Tuesday. Doug Jones is Pro-Abortion, weak on Crime, Military and Illegal Immigration, Bad for Gun Owners and Veterans and against the WALL. In 2014, there was 1.78%. As we've reported, write-in votes aren't individually counted unless there is enough to make up the difference between candidates - which is exactly what we saw last night. Read More »

Anderson Cooper swears he wasn't behind tweet calling Trump 'pathetic loser'

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For all those who thought CNN television personality Anderson Cooper blew a gasket on Twitter this morning in reaction to something Donald Trump said, think again. According to CNN, someone took possession of the assistant's phone while he was at the gym and sent the tweet. The network also said "geolocation tools" proved the tweet was sent from NY when Cooper was in Washington DC at the time. Read More »

Republican Lawmaker Dan Johnson Refuses to Resign Amidst Child Molestation Allegations

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Billings said Johnson stopped his vehicle at the end of a bridge in a secluded area and got out. In that note, Johnson denied allegations laid out in the story by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting . On Tuesday, Johnson held a news conference in the pulpit of his church, which he began by leading friends and family in singing a portion of the Christmas carol "O Come All Ye Faithful". Read More »

Hours after shaking hands, Manmohan seeks apology from PM Modi

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In what must have been an awkward interaction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former PM Manmohan Singh met and shook hands outside Parliament today, three days after the former accused the latter of colluding with Pakistan. Journalist Prem Shankar Jha, who was an attendee at the dinner hosted by suspended Congress leader Manishankar Aiyar and attended by a Pakistani official, said that there was nothing secret about it and was an open dinner. Read More »

One-way traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway

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The vehicles were allowed for onward journey to Srinagar . However, about 130 vehicles, including those carrying passengers, stranded at Banihal were allowed to move towards Kashmir after the snow on the road was cleared last evening. Additionally, districts in South Kashmir such as Shopian, Pahalgam, Pulwama, Awantipora and Surankote also received substantial snowfall. While Gulmarg at minus 6.5 was the coldest place in the state on Tuesday, the Met said. Read More »

Toyota, Panasonic cooperate on prismatic EV batteries

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The strategy to co-operate more closely on batteries comes as automakers contend to develop more EVs in compliance with tightening policies worldwide to reduce vehicle emissions. electric carmaker Tesla . Toyota in September established an EV technology venture with peer Mazda Motor and provider Denso. The partnership ought to benefit Panasonic as well, who is also now the main battery supplier for Tesla , by helping it retain its industry leading position. Read More »

Crystal Palace vs Watford

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The Eagles dropped two valuable points against Bournemouth with the game's main controversy revolving around Christian Benteke's missed penalty in injury time. Now, Palace sits 17th in the PL standings on 14 points. Crystal Palace welcome Watford to Selhurst Park in the midweek Premier League fixtures. Read More »

Governor: Female reporter's question 'disservice to women'

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Speaking with reporters following the Regional Economic Development Council awards at the new downtown convention center, Cuomo was asked whether he thought it was a mistake to hire Sam Hoyt, a now-former economic development official who left his job in late October amid a sexual harassment investigation. Read More »

Once again, Grand Rapids police point guns at a Black child

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The ordeal took place last Wednesday, when Hodges was leaving through the back door of her home to go to the store, local news reported . The arrest of 11-year-old Honestie Hodges occurred on December 6 when officers were in search for her aunt Carrie Manning , who allegedly stabbed her younger sister. Read More »

Gemalto Rejects Proposal By Atos

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In the area of deal certainty, Gemalto cites reasons including conditionality, risk, lack of explanations on timing and other potential issues that would be offered to ensure completion. Since Breton took the helm of Atos in November 2008, the firm has multiplied its stock price by close to six times, outperforming French rival Capgemini and US companies Accenture and IBM. Read More »

Salma Hayek recalls Harvey Weinstein 'fury' on 'Frida' set in op-ed

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Hayek maintains that it was only through her friendships with powerful men like Quentin Tarantino and George Clooney that "saved me from being raped". "And he demanded full-frontal nudity", she explains. "He had been constantly asking for more skin, for more sex". She fought legally to get the production back on track but doing so came with numerous, almost impossible conditions, including a rewrite of the script, raising $10 million for financing, and casting four prominent actors ... Read More »

Winter Storm Warning issued for Lapeer County

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Travel will be quite hard with visibilities that could fall under a quarter-mile with blowing snow. Accumulations could be as high as an inch per hour. More cold air fills in behind the storm, and lows Wednesday night should drop into the low to mid-teens (-10 to -11 degrees Celsius). You can see a full list of school closures here. Read More »

U.S. demands release of Reuters reporters detained in Myanmar

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Reuters confirmed that reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested late Tuesday in connection with their work. Reuters spokesman Abbe Serphos said the news organization is "urgently seeking more information about the circumstances of their arrest and their current situation". Read More »

Explosion in New York Bus Terminal, One in Custody, Others Injured

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He suffered burns to the hands and abdomen, and other injuries. Authorities report Ullah wore an "improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body", which he intentionally detonated, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said. "The terrorists want to undermine that", he added. De Blasio urged New Yorkers who see anything unusual or suspicious to notify a police officer. Read More »

Congress Ignores Trump's Iran Deal Deadline

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The US Congress is about to miss a deadline for taking action on the nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), ignoring President Trump's demands for a harder line on the agreement. Senior administration officials, such as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have expressed hopes that the nuclear deal will be saved and the US will not face diplomatic problems in Europe and more tensions in the Middle East. Read More »

Gundogan: City Are Yet To Win Anything

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John Stones is nearing a return to action but is still likely to miss the next couple of weeks, while Benjamin Mendy is out until the spring with a knee injury. Guardiola now holds the record for most consecutive wins in the top-flight of Spanish, German and English soccer with Barcelona , Bayern Munich and Man City respectively. Read More »

Putin criticizes U.S. move on Jerusalem

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Territorial disputes have long plagued the relationship between Israel and Palestine with Jerusalem at the epicenter of the ongoing conflict. Earlier in Cairo, Putin stressed the importance of "the immediate resumption of Palestinian-Israeli talks over all disputed issues, including the status of Jerusalem". Read More »

Redskins deny name change to 'Redhawks' after internet hoax

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Thanks to a number of faux articles and websites that mirrored major publications, it seemed as though the "Washington Redhawks" became the newest National Football League team name. That ruling was brought back to the spotlight in June when the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the Patent and Trademark Office violated the First Amendment rights of an Asian-American rock band by denying them a trademark on their name " The Slants ". Read More »

Senator Grassley expresses reservations on two Trump judge nominees

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Ernest GrassleyGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP and Dems bitterly divided by immigration Thanks to the farm lobby, the U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Mateer on September 7 to fill a vacancy based in Sherman, in the Eastern District of Texas, which handles cases from Plano to Beaumont. Read More »