Wednesday July 18-th, 2018

At least 3 killed as helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach At least 3 killed as helicopter crashes into house in Newport Beach

An eyewitness told KCAL-TV that he saw the pilot lying injured but alive on the grass and there were three other people inside the wreckage. The four-seat Robinson 44 helicopter was carrying four passengers , said Ian Gregor, a spokesperson for th...

Saudis may squeeze more than $100bn from arrested billionaires in 'corruption purge' Saudis may squeeze more than $100bn from arrested billionaires in 'corruption purge'

The government soon disclosed that it was hoping to reach financial settlements with the accused, rather than bring criminal charges, which fed suspicions of a government shakedown rather than an earnest attempt at reform. "The impact of the corrup...

NAB court reserves verdict on supplementary reference in Avenfield case NAB court reserves verdict on supplementary reference in Avenfield case

The accountability court will resume hearing in the corruption reference against former premier Nawaz Sharif and children, Hassan, Hussain and Maryam Nawaz. The three cases against the Sharif family pertain to the Al-Azizia Steel Mills, several compa...

Two Stable Stocks: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

The shares were sold at an average price of $56.95, for a total transaction of $170,850.00. Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy" on Tuesday, Oct...

Finsbury Park terror suspect 'originally wanted to kill Jeremy Corbyn' Finsbury Park terror suspect 'originally wanted to kill Jeremy Corbyn'

He told jurors: "We just wanted more casualties". "To which Mr Osborne replied 'No". He was also asked if he had been in contact with Terry and Dave following the attack, to which he replied: "We were planning to form a group, like the Welsh ...

Six of family killed in blast Six of family killed in blast

A landmine explosion today ripped through a vehicle killing at least eight members of a family, including two minor girls, near northwest Pakistan's restive tribal Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan , officials said. According to officials, tri...

Bareilly DM's Facebook post on Kasganj violence creates stir Bareilly DM's Facebook post on Kasganj violence creates stir

They were not only shouting slogans against Pakistan but were also asking the Muslims to go to Pakistan, according to reports . However, as expected, the BJP government of Uttar Pradesh reacted angrily to Singh's post warning of consequences.

RNC considering Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts for Wynn finance role RNC considering Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts for Wynn finance role

Casino mogul Steve Wynn , a friend of President Donald Trump's , stepped down Saturday as the party's finance chairman after dozens of people told the Wall Street Journal that Wynn engaged in sexual misconduct for decades. A year ago he was up for ...

Fattah el-Sisi will be facing a last-minute challenger during presidential elections Fattah el-Sisi will be facing a last-minute challenger during presidential elections

Besides a last-minute submission by politician Mostafa Mousa Mostafa of his paperwork to the National Elections Authority on Monday, all of Egypt's presidential candidates have either withdrawn due to the lack of a democratic process or faced legal...

Jignesh Mevani to campaign against BJP in Karnataka Jignesh Mevani to campaign against BJP in Karnataka

Kavitha, however, said she "trusted" the SIT. Police sources didn't divulge details but only said that the probe has been making progress. They have evidence but are taking time so that they have solid evidence to avoid any gaps. "Anyone can check ...

Trial starts for woman charged with killing her twin Trial starts for woman charged with killing her twin

The trial began this week with prosecutor Emlyn Higa stating that Alexandria "intentionally or knowingly" drove her auto off the cliff on 29 May, 2016, plunging the vehicle 200 feet onto the rocky shoreline. In his opening statement, deputy prosecu...

Risking Jail, Iranian Women Protest Obligatory Headscarf Risking Jail, Iranian Women Protest Obligatory Headscarf

Neither Iranian media nor the government have reported on the case. The images show women copying the courageous stance of defiance as he first woman arrested - Vida Movahed. The campaign eventually went global both on and offline, with protesters ...

UK Court of Appeal Reportedly Rules Bill on State Surveillance Program Unlawful UK Court of Appeal Reportedly Rules Bill on State Surveillance Program Unlawful

The ruling referred to an emergency law passed in 2014 but its capabilities were incorporated into the more wide-ranging Investigatory Powers Act (IPA), called the " Snoopers' Charter " by critics, which came into force previous year. Responding to...

United Kingdom worse off under any Brexit scenario United Kingdom worse off under any Brexit scenario

Meanwhile, an assessment prepared for the government and leaked to news site BuzzFeed forecasts that Brexit will leave the economy between 2 percent and 8 percent worse off, depending what trade deal Britain strikes with the EU. It is an essential pi...

Live Annotation of Democratic Response To State of the Union Address Live Annotation of Democratic Response To State of the Union Address

The Virginia House Democratic Caucus congratulated Guzman for being selected to speak alongside U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Massachusetts, who will deliver the English-language response. Tuesday night's State of the Union will be the first of...

Republican congressman threatens dreamers invited to hear Trump speech Republican congressman threatens dreamers invited to hear Trump speech

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter, however, went even further than Gosar in her comments on Monday by demanding that the Democrat members of Congress themselves be arrested and prosecuted. Gosar's demand that the event's guests prove their citizen...

A look at prominent Russians on White House's A look at prominent Russians on White House's "Putin list"

Commenting on the release of the report , President Putin said he was "sad" that he hadn't been on the list, adding that he only heard of the document from his colleagues but didn't see it. The State Department told reporters ahead of a Monday...

Govt drops plan to issue orange passports for ECR category Govt drops plan to issue orange passports for ECR category

Based on the recommendations of a three-member committee comprising officials of the MEA and the women and child development ministry, it was decided not to print the last page of the passport booklet, the MEA said in a release. Minister of State for...

Kenya opposition to swear Odinga as 'president' Kenya opposition to swear Odinga as 'president'

Royal Media Services confirmed that Citizen Television, Radio, and Inooro TV were off the air. "If we can remove them we will". The channels' Live YouTube streams were not affected. However, if a large turnout shows that Odinga has the popular suppor...

Chris Christie Heading To ABC News As Contributor Chris Christie Heading To ABC News As Contributor

Christie, a Republican who is close to President Donald Trump and served as his transition chief, will appear on ABC News on Tuesday evening after Trump delivers his State of the Union speech. ABC News is expected to announce the appointment Tuesda...

Misprinted tickets invite guests to Trump's 'State of the Uniom' address Misprinted tickets invite guests to Trump's 'State of the Uniom' address

He also is expected to talk about national security issues, including North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile activity, and also the need for fair trade policies after he pulled the USA out of the proposed 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (T...

Manchester City sign Harrison and loan to Middlesbrough Manchester City sign Harrison and loan to Middlesbrough

Harrison was born in Stoke but moved to the U.S. at the age of 14 and attracted rave reviews for his performances for NY during the 2017 MLS campaign. It appears that Harrison will have to wait a little longer before he samples the Premier League, th...

Cops look at phone records in vehicle wash shooting Cops look at phone records in vehicle wash shooting

Police said the wound may have been self-inflicted. the He was on life support at a local hospital and not expected to live. Police said Smith gunned down Cline and three friends at Ed's Car Wash on Route 711 in the Fayette County village of Melc...

Capitec and PSG shares on rollercoaster ride after Viceroy report Capitec and PSG shares on rollercoaster ride after Viceroy report

The bank's leadership spent much of Tuesday afternoon in conference calls with shareholders and media interviews to push back at a report by USA short seller Viceroy Research, which claimed the bank was a house of cards. "We believe Capitec will me...

BGE Sending Crews To Help Restore Power In Puerto Rico BGE Sending Crews To Help Restore Power In Puerto Rico

Crews are expected to be in Puerto Rico for an extended time working on restoring power to residents and businesses. The power company has seen its cash balance fall to $187 million more than four months after Hurricane Maria hit, and it has been a...

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