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10 people killed amid nationwide protests

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Hundreds of people have been arrested. A Monday report by the semi-official ILNA news agency quoted Hedayatollah Khademi, a representative for the town of Izeh, as saying the deaths happened there Sunday night. "The government will show no tolerance for those who damage public properties, violate public order and create unrest in the society", he said in remarks on state TV Sunday. Read More »

Transgender people cleared to join military, for now

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All applicants must meet all accession standards'. Last week, two USA appeals courts refused an emergency request from the Trump administration to lift lower court orders that would allow the enlistment ban to continue after January 1. Trump initially declared a full ban on trans service members via a series of tweets on July 26, citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail". Read More »

Myanmar says it will drop charges against journalists

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A court last month sentenced them to two months in prison under the Anti-Aircraft Act. He added that the two foreign journalists were being taken directly to Yangon worldwide airport for flights out of the country, while the two Myanmar nationals have already been reunited with their families. Read More »

EPS for CSX Corporation (CSX) Expected At $0.56

BioSig Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:BSGM) has 0.00% since December 28, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 27.19% the S&P500. Richard Gerson decreased its stake in Csx Corp ( CSX ) by 15.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Donald Trump's idea to beat winter cold: Pour global warming on it

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He added: "Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against". The job loss numbers are contested even in the US. I know much about climate change. In other parts of the USA, temperatures will be above average for New Year's Eve. Read More »

Free rides on New Year's Eve from Major Brands, Inc

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Transit officials in King County and Vancouver, Washington will make some of their lines free as the state rings in the new year. Requirements for reimbursement can be found on the firm's website . Starting at 8 p.m., TriMet bus and MAX train services will be free for all riders. Substitute Drivers, a local ride service provider, will collaborate with Major Brands to offer free rides home in the Springfield area on New Year's Eve. Read More »

Erica Garner, who became an activist after her father's death, dies

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She was a voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, which she joined after her father Eric Garner died following a police-related incident. "Because her heart was already broken when she couldn't get justice for her father". "She was a loving daughter , sister, mother, friend - and though she didn't ask to be an activist , she responded to the personal tragedy of seeing her father die while being arrested in New York City by becoming a leading proponent for criminal justice reform and ... Read More »

Assam publishes part draft of NRC with 1.9 crore names

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In order to maintain peaceful situation in the region security has been arranged, and at every Seva Kendra Centre will have security, Khan added. The Government would also extend all support in this regard. "All the people who don't find their names shouldn't have any apprehensions". He said there will be another draft that will be released subsequently, soon after completion of verification of all unverified and pending documents. Read More »

Obama, Clinton remain "most admired" Americans

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Seventeen per cent of the Americans who polled said former president Barack Obama was the man they admired most, down from 22% a year ago. The annual Gallup survey presented a few new additions to its men's and women's most admired lists, though former president Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton once again topped the respective rankings. Read More »

Four Britons feared dead in Sydney plane crash

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He told a press conference the family had been visiting from the UK. Richard Cousins, 58, was on board with his 48-year-old fiancee Emma Bowden. The plane crashed just after 5pm Sunday afternoon (local time). Search and rescue vessels arrive at the scene. Local reports said four Britons were among the dead. "Officials from the British consulate are in contact with local authorities in relation to a seaplane accident near Sydney ", a spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office said. Read More »

Extreme cold warning conitnues

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Another day, another extreme cold warning in Toronto . "A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected", Environment Canada's weather advisory read. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill. "Check on older family, friends and neighbours". "If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside", the weather service stated. Read More »

President Trump Booster David Clarke threatens to create media 'own blood taste'

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Clarke , who resigned as a sheriff in August, tweeted, "BREAKING NEWS!" Black filed a report against Clarke. Dark had shaken his head after he perceived Clarke and they had a short discussion, and Clarke took it as a slight. "I am UNINTIMIDATED by lib media attempts to smear and discredit me with their FAKE NEWS reports created to silence me". Clarke added that the best way to get a bully's attention, similar to the "lying lib media", is to "give them a taste of their own blood". Read More »

Pittsburgh-Area Man Arrested In Virginia For Possible Ties To ISIS

According to WUSA, Duncan's relatives said he had converted to Islam, may have been "radicalized", and he and his wife had planned to travel to Turkey. In August 2017, an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation employee identified an encrypted messaging account associated with Duncan and, posing as a co-conspirator, used the account to ask Duncan if he had any connections in Syria, the affidavit alleges; Duncan answered, "No a couple have been marytred (sic)", the document says. Read More »

Dog-Experiment Protesters Arrested on Belk Bowl Field

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Colburn had a 1-yard touchdown with 2:18 left in the game to give the Demon Deacons the lead. Wake is looking to win back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 2007-08, while A&M is trying to snap a three-game bowl losing streak. Then to even the special teams outburst, Jessie Bates III returned a punt 59 yards for a Wake Forest touchdown early in the second quarter. The second score came after Texas A&M ran into the kicker on a missed field goal attempt, giving the Demon Deacons ... Read More »

Analysts See $1.55 EPS for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. Uss Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 20% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mogy Joel R Investment Counsel reported 61,170 shares. 160,306 were reported by Envestnet Asset Management. 428.17 million shares or 0.49% more from 426.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Read More »

UNESCO 'regrets' Israel's withdrawal

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Israel and the United States will remain as observer states of UNESCO, whose full name is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Tensions had been bubbling since UNESCO controversially admitted Palestine as a member state in 2011 - a move opposed by the USA and Israel, who argue that any recognition of Palestinian statehood must await a negotiated Middle East peace deal. Read More »

At least two dead in anti-Kabila protests

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Authorities have banned demonstrations and gatherings of more than five people, with regular checkpoints and security checkpoints established throughout the countryside. They are now scheduled for December 2018. Opposition leader Vital Kamerhe told Reuters that security forces fired tear gas into the Paroisse Saint Michel during the mass he was attending. Read More »

12 killed in fiery plane crash in Costa Rica

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Cubillo said the cause was under investigation. The ministry also said later that 10 foreigners were passengers aboard the plane, which was flown by two Costa Rican pilots. Authorities said they were traveling to the area to recover the victims' bodies. Former Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said on Twitter that her cousin was one of the victims killed in the crash. Read More »

Paul Pogba Urges Teammates to "Wake Up" After Embarrassing Draw

United have now drawn three league games in a row since losing to Bristol City in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup, in what has proved to be a damaging December for the Red Devils. United's miserable Christmas continued as they backed up draws against Leicester and Burnley with another stalemate, with the manner of this lame performance arguably the most worrying for boss Jose Mourinho . Read More »

New Year celebrations start across globe

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Thousands were seen cheering and wishing each other as the sky above the Auckland's Sky Tower was all lit with wonderful firework display. Countries like New Zealand and Austrailia have ushered in the new year and marked its beginning with stunning fireworks. Read More »

New England Patriots vs New York Jets

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New England Patriots fans are going to want to mark Week 17 of the 2017 season down in their calendars as the day that Tom Brady threw a block by design on a running play. Cooks worked free to catch a 5-yard touchdown pass for a 14-3 lead. The Jets (5-11) ended their season with a 26-6 loss to the Patriots on Sunday as Petty finished the game 19-for-36 for 232 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. Read More »

Roman Catholic Pope Francis prays for Egypt's Helwan church attack victims

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The World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of Cairo in which 12 people were killed. Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman says at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, have been killed in a shootout outside a south Cairo church. Read More »

Houston police say man had guns, ammunition in downtown hotel room

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The suspect's Chevrolet Silverado was also reportedly towed and inspected. Multiple weapons were found after searching the suspect's vehicle, Houston Police said. After the string of tragic mass shootings this year, any crowded public venue is a high security risk. The Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Houston is seen above. Read More »

Five Congress MLAs in Meghalaya quit legislature

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The Congress's strength in the 60-member House has now come down to 24, but the government will survive with the help of nine Independent MLAs. "There was ill treatment against me and my constituency, so I left", he said. According to Tynsong, it is the NPP which is an alternative to Congress and so they have joined the NPP even as he added that out of several MLAs of Congress, five were joining NPP, while one was going to PDF and three others were retiring. Read More »

Florida minimum wage set to rise Monday

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Employees at smaller firms will reach $15 an hour in 2023. According to the Economic Policy Institute, roughly 59,000 non-tipped minimum wage earners will see an increase next year. The new minimum wage is part of the Ontario Liberal government's plan to boost it to the $15 in 2019. OH is one of 18 states raising minimum wages in 2018; the federal rate will remain $7.25 an hour. Read More »

Suspects arrested in Troy Quadruple homicide plead not guilty to murder charges

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Apprehended using security camera footage, Schenectady men Justin C. Mann, 24, and James W. White, 38, were arraigned Saturday in Troy City Court on several charges, including first-degree murder and second-degree murder. The suspects were sent to the Rensselaer County Jail to await their next court appearance, on Thursday. "It's a great relief". The two women were in a relationship, Tedesco said. Read More »

Israeli jets strike Gaza after shelling with 'Iran-supplied missiles'

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The IDF's operation is a sharp response to an earlier attack, when three mortar shells were fired against the Israeli territory on Friday, 29 December. Muslih's death brings to 13 the number of Palestinians killed since US President Donald Trump announced on 6 December that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv. Read More »

Doug Jones certified as Alabama's senator-elect; Roy Moore's lawsuit dismissed

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However, on Thursday afternoon Alabama Circuit Court Judge Johnny Hardwick dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice , meaning Moore can not re-file another lawsuit with the same claims . Moore alleges "election fraud," saying high Democratic turnout in key areas was statistically unlikely. He was ousted from his position as the state's top judge after he told after members of the judiciary to ignore a US Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. Read More »

S. Korea Seizes Chinese Tanker for Sanctions-Busting

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The officials behind the allegations say there is no evidence of Russian government knowledge or involvement. However, Reuters noted it was "unable to independently verify that the vessels had transferred fuel to North Korean vessels, whether the Russian state knew about the sales or how many Russian vessels were involved in the transfers". Read More »

"Mann Ki Baat" becomes the most trending hashtag on Twitter in 2017

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He say's, "New India needs to find ways. make plans regarding how we could accomplish our goals by 2022 and how we could build an India that our freedom fighters dreamt of?" In 2017's final edition of Mann ki Baat , Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi , on Sunday began his address to the nation through his monthly radio program. Read More »

Pakistan army, Nawaz Sharif likely to reach political deal

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Sharif will be expected to tone down his barbed attacks against the military and in exchange some sort of deal could be in the offing under which Shahbaz Sharif would be given the military's endorsement as the country's next prime minister while Nawaz Sharif would be allowed to retain his position as the president of the ruling PML-N party. Read More »

Battle Over Contested Virginia House Of Delegates Seat Will Drag On

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Simonds has said her attorneys weren't afforded the same opportunity to contest ballots during the final court hearing to certify the recount results. The Virginia Board of Elections said it will pick the winner's name in the Newport News-based 94th District next Thursday, unless a recount court decides to intervene. Read More »