Saturday February 24-th, 2018

USA military to accept transgender recruits starting Monday, Pentagon says USA military to accept transgender recruits starting Monday, Pentagon says

After two federal appeals courts in Washington and Virginia rejected the administration's attempt to halt orders by lower court judges requiring the acceptance of transgender troops in the military, the Justice Department has reportedly announced t...

Moscow Says Fully Respects Sanctions Against N Korea Amid Oil Deliveries Reports Moscow Says Fully Respects Sanctions Against N Korea Amid Oil Deliveries Reports

In a statement earlier Saturday officials said Russian Federation has fully and strictly observed the sanctions against the regime . North Korea imports fuel to power its missile and nuclear programs and maintain its sputtering economy.

Few options for Roy Moore as Alabama certifies Jones win Few options for Roy Moore as Alabama certifies Jones win

Jones' win is the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama . He denies the allegations and says they are politically motivated. Thursday unless blocked by a judge. Minutes before the Alabama election canvassing board met t...

Nepal declares ban on solo, blind and double amputee climbers from Everest Nepal declares ban on solo, blind and double amputee climbers from Everest

Nepali climber Min Bahadur Sherchan , a former British Gurkha soldier, was trying to reclaim the record for the oldest ascent of Everest when he died aged 85 at base camp in April this year. All the Nepalese alpine associations, that monitors such c...

Two Security Guards Fatally Shot in Las Vegas Hotel-Casino Two Security Guards Fatally Shot in Las Vegas Hotel-Casino

Dan McGrath, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. According to police, Christopher Olague, the alleged shooter, ran into a nearby neighborhood after the shooting and tried to enter two homes. McGrath said the circumstances of what happened in ...

Two CRPF men injured in Lethpora militant attack Two CRPF men injured in Lethpora militant attack

According to reports, 1 CRPF jawan was martyred while 2 were injured in the initial firing. The CRPF says that the fidayeens managed to enter the Lethpora camp at 0210 hours on Sunday. It is Lethpora camp where some normal training is going. Th...

Egypt gun attack: Church stormed in Helwan province Egypt gun attack: Church stormed in Helwan province

It was the latest attack targeting the majority Muslim country's embattled Christian minority. The gunman was also killed, along with at least one police officer, officials said. The militant was trying to enter the church but was injured after exc...

Joining US, Israel formally notifies UNESCO of withdrawal Joining US, Israel formally notifies UNESCO of withdrawal

Both Israel and the USA - which filed its own withdrawal notice in October, noting that it would instead seek to establish a permanent observer mission to UNESCO - will officially cease membership as of December 31, 2018. What she failed to mention...

Putin pronounced that St. Petersburg blast was terror attack Putin pronounced that St. Petersburg blast was terror attack

Russian media reports said the bomb was hidden inside a rucksack in a locker where shoppers leave their belongings and said the person who left the bomb, described as being of "non-Slavic appearance", had been caught on CCTV. Petersburg", says the FS...

Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb: ministry Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb: ministry

The health ministry said five people had been wounded, including two women who it said were in a serious condition. The security forces aided by neighborhood's civilians were able to capture one of the attackers after shooting him. A video circulat...

Nawaz Sharif to leave for Saudi Arabia tonight Nawaz Sharif to leave for Saudi Arabia tonight

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is also set to leave for Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Samaa reported. Firing a broadside at former Premier Nawaz Sharif, the cleric said the former premier's lifelong deeds led to his disqualification. He said that these "...

UNESCO 'regrets' Israel's withdrawal UNESCO 'regrets' Israel's withdrawal

Israel's withdrawal will take effect on December 31, 2018, the same date that the U.S. ends its membership. It takes a year for the withdrawal to take effect. The announcement by the United States in October that it was pulling out of the organisat...

Jadhav case: Be humane, Mehbooba urges Pak Jadhav case: Be humane, Mehbooba urges Pak

She emphasised that both the wife and the mother were asked to remove their bindis and jewellery, which had led Jadhav to ask about the welfare of his father as soon as they sat down for the meeting. She said this was despite a clear agreement betw...

Oyintiloye Urges Youths to Learn Persistence — George Weah's Victory

In a speech to his supporters, the Unity Party candidate said he had spoken to Weah on the phone and offered him "a hand of goodwill, friendship and gratitude" as he accepted the provisional election results. "I declare publicly today that transformi...

Trump campaign aide prompted Russian Federation investigation in drunken revelation Trump campaign aide prompted Russian Federation investigation in drunken revelation

George Papadopoulos , who was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, was said to have disclosed to a senior Australian diplomat in the bar that Russian Federation had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton . The FBI caught wind of Papadopoulos' claims ...

Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia

However, The Times received an email from Shannon Slade, who said the banner was "hung by the daughters of the couple who live in the home, and one of their girlfriends (I'm one of them!) with the full support of their parents". Pitkin County Sheri...

Turkey, Russia sign deal on supply of S-400 missiles Turkey, Russia sign deal on supply of S-400 missiles

The two countries have been working on the arms deal for around a year. The SSM denied media reports about some details of the agreement regarding technology transfer, adding that these details will not be made public "just like in all such agreement...

Fire in Manchester apartment block Fire in Manchester apartment block

Firefighters have extinguished a pretty ferocious looking fire on a 12-storey building in Manchester's Northern Quarter. A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Service said emergency services were at the scene but no further information was ava...

FDNY releases fatal Bronx apartment fire video FDNY releases fatal Bronx apartment fire video

Some families in the apartment building are part of the parish so he rushed to the location "as soon as I could get there", he said. The building, with 26 apartments, has at least six open building code violations, according to city records.

Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. Buys 22530 Shares of FedEx Co. (FDX)

Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has risen 4.04% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500. Professional Advisory Service Incorporated accumulated 163,587 shares or 2.71% of the stock. Following the transaction, the e...

St Petersburg supermarket bombing suspect arrested St Petersburg supermarket bombing suspect arrested

The FSB said the suspect was detained on Saturday, but it did not provide details of the person's identity or location. The US-provided Russian Federation with information which helped detain "group of terrorists preparing explosions in St.

Thousands protest in Iran in anti-government demonstrations

Members of Congress are talking about legislation to extend the deal and give the president political cover, but Republicans and Democrats might not be able to agree on such legislation in time, the Politico report said . The economic protests ini...

Civil rights activist Erica Garner has passed away Civil rights activist Erica Garner has passed away

She "suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest", a family member wrote on Erica Garner's verified Twitter page on Wednesday. His apparent last words - "I can't breathe!" Ms Garner became a prominent activist in t...

Pakistan Army rejects India's claims of cross border (surgical) strike

Addressing the media in Lahore , the senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader said: "There was nothing [in Rafique's statement] to warrant an immediate and such a big reaction from ISPR". Dispelling a perception about Pak Army's inaction against Haqqani...

Zimbabwe President Completes Government with Vice President Swears Zimbabwe President Completes Government with Vice President Swears

Chiwenga is recognized for leading the military control that led to the resignation of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power, last month. Mnangagwa has announced that any future president (including Mugabe) who serves at least one term would bene...

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