Monday December 17-th, 2018

Trump threatens funding cuts ahead of Jerusalem vote Trump threatens funding cuts ahead of Jerusalem vote

Trump's statement, delivered at his last cabinet meeting of the year, followed a letter from the American ambassador to the UN, Nikki R. Haley, in which she warned that the United States would take note of any country that votes in favour of the meas...

Chances slight for a white Christmas

Temperatures remaining on the mild side through the night into Saturday Morning. Areas closer to HWY 24 could see temperatures drop at or below freezing by morning, so drivers would want to watch out for some slick spots there with light moisture o...

'God and 2nd Amendment' saved Richard Childress during home break 'God and 2nd Amendment' saved Richard Childress during home break

Sunday. None of the suspects are believed to have been injured. The Davidson County Sheriff's Office released surveillance photos of would-be burglars at the home of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. Grice says it's unclear if Childress was sp...

India silent ahead of crucial vote on Jerusalem in UN General Assembly India silent ahead of crucial vote on Jerusalem in UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump on Tuesday thanked the mayor of the northern Israeli city of Kiryat Yam for naming a park after him in honor of the recent United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. No country has veto powers in the General...

ANC resolves to downgrade Israeli embassy

The issue picked up steam in recent weeks following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and expression of plans to move the USA embassy to that city. It said it felt betrayed and disappointed by the fact that the A...

British woman jailed in Iran 'eligible for early release' British woman jailed in Iran 'eligible for early release'

Mr Johnson was in Iran for talks earlier this month and pressed for Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release on humanitarian grounds. His intervention came after the hardline Ayatollah Ahmad Alamolhoda described Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe - who has dual Iranian ...

EU's Uber Ruling Shows Europe Is Resistant to Change EU's Uber Ruling Shows Europe Is Resistant to Change

The company had argued it should be classified as a digital platform that connects drivers and passengers and, therefore, shouldn't be treated like a traditional taxi company. "This is the approach we'll take to ensure everyone can get a reliable rid...

North Korea vows to retaliate over 'reckless' United States ransomware accusation North Korea vows to retaliate over 'reckless' United States ransomware accusation

The WannaCry ransomware attack was a massive infiltration of over 300 thousand computers all around the globe. The cyberattack crippled hospitals, banks and other companies worldwide, including parts of the UK's National Health Service.

India Issues Request for 83 Tejas MA1A Light Combat Aircraft India Issues Request for 83 Tejas MA1A Light Combat Aircraft

The HAL will respond to the RFP in three months. However, further details were not available. The latest order if delivered will help the IAF in combating the depleting strength of fighter jets in its squadron, which now has only 33 fighter air...

European Union rules Uber is a transport firm European Union rules Uber is a transport firm

The ride-hailing service pledged to continue talks with European cities. "It was about time to put an end to the unfair competition of the gig economy companies that are no more than killer whales in a fish tank", Lopez said. The decision, which ca...

Didi Chuxing raises United States dollars 4 billion in new equity funding Didi Chuxing raises United States dollars 4 billion in new equity funding

Now, Didi is expanding into autonomous driving and new-energy vehicles, betting that the future of mobility in China and elsewhere would be shared, driverless and green. However, unlike Uber, it has so far shied from making actual market expansion ...

Another PDP Rep Dumps Party For APC Another PDP Rep Dumps Party For APC

The group consisting of mainly associates of Prof. The groups, which called themselves Fresh PDP, said they will be inaugurating a New NWC noting that they are sanitizing the internal mechanism of the party to stamp out impunity and imposition from...

Tehran quake: Magnitude 5.2 tremor hits Iran's capital Tehran quake: Magnitude 5.2 tremor hits Iran's capital

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. An quake was felt in the Iranian capital Tehran, sending hundreds of people running out onto the streets. Iran's Emergency Management Agency announced that in Tehran, Qom and Alborz province...

Five killed in Bihar boiler blast Five killed in Bihar boiler blast

Reports have also suggested that there were at least 100 labourers working inside the compound when the blast took place. Shamsuddin, hailing from Padrauna district in Uttar Pradesh. Even though the boiler blast at state-run NTPC's Unchahar power pla...

Business rates and council tax offerings in Javid settlement get mixed reception Business rates and council tax offerings in Javid settlement get mixed reception

He also drew attention to the "overwhelming" response that the Government had received following the launch of the consultation earlier this year, with professionals and consumers alike urging the Government to tackle the problem. We look forward to ...

Maritime Disaster: Ferry carrying 251 people capsizes Maritime Disaster: Ferry carrying 251 people capsizes

The PCG has dispatched its rescue teams from Southern Luzon to Real, Quezon, and search and rescue operations for 7 missing passengers are still ongoing. A tropical storm was expected to make landfall on the southern island of Mindanao late Thursday ...

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Agriprocessors' Sholom Rubashkin Trump Commutes Sentence Of Agriprocessors' Sholom Rubashkin

His prosecution came after federal authorities staged a dramatic raid on the company's Iowa plant in 2008 , arriving by helicopter and detaining 389 illegal immigrants, including children. Court filings indicate Rubashkin tried to appeal the judgmen...

NKorean soldier defects to South NKorean soldier defects to South

Thursday, the South Korean Yonhap news agency reported. In a message on its official website, the company said that at around 4:34 a.m., it lost about 17 percent of total assets due to an external hack. He added that after the soldier's entry, ...

Melbourne Car Attack Was Not Connected to Terrorism, Police Say Melbourne Car Attack Was Not Connected to Terrorism, Police Say

The alleged driver of the vehicle is a 32-year-old man of Afghan descent who was arrested at the scene by an off-duty police officer. Police named the driver as a 32-year-old man of Afghan descent, an Australian citizen with a history of mental hea...

International Monetary Fund says Brexit has weakened United Kingdom economy International Monetary Fund says Brexit has weakened United Kingdom economy

In its annual update on the United Kingdom, the International Monetary Fund said Brexit had suppressed domestic demand while the pound's post-referendum fall has pushed up inflation and squeezed real income and spending. The IMF report said "an...

RB Leipzig Defender Marvin Compper Arrives Celtic To Complete His Medical RB Leipzig Defender Marvin Compper Arrives Celtic To Complete His Medical

Speaking to his new side's official website, Compper said: "When I first heard of Celtic's interest I was immediately very keen and eager to come". The 32-year-old will undergo a medical in Glasgow before completing his move to the Scottish champ...

Warner: Firing Mueller would be 'gross abuse of power'

Warner, Virginia Democrat said . Democrats have been pushing for the Senate to take action on legislation to protect the special counsel from being fired by the President. Warner's comments come as some Republicans and close allies of Trump have...

Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators? Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators?

O'Donnell also insulted Republican Sen. O'Donnell promised in a tweet Tuesday night that she would give Collins and Flake each $2 million if they voted "no" on the tax bill. The bill is headed back to the House for a final vote before it goes to P...

China urges cooperation after United States brands it a competitor China urges cooperation after United States brands it a competitor

The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on the new national security strategy of the U.S., noting that it has an imperialist character. "We hope the U.S. Trump has frequently spoken of his desire for an improved relationship with Putin, e...

Key Ally of British Prime Minister Resigns amid Porn Scandal Key Ally of British Prime Minister Resigns amid Porn Scandal

The resignation will also prompt questions over the future of his Cabinet colleague David Davis after allies of the Brexit Secretary made clear he would quit his post if Mr Green resigned over the allegations of pornography. A summary of the investig...

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