Friday August 17-th, 2018

Saudi Arabia opens airspace to Israel-bound flight for first time Saudi Arabia opens airspace to Israel-bound flight for first time

Israel and Saudi Arabia do not have any permanent diplomatic relations. The inaugural flight took off from New Delhi at 12:30 p.m. GMT and landed in Tel Aviv at 7:45 p.m. "While IndiGo normally doesn't respond to rumors, in this particular instan...

Beijing Slams US Decision to Sail Warship Through Disputed South China Sea Beijing Slams US Decision to Sail Warship Through Disputed South China Sea

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Mustin traveled close to Mischief Reef (Meiji Reef, 美濟礁) in the Spratly Islands (Nansha Islands, 南沙群島), which are also claimed by Taiwan, and carried out maneuvering operations.

UK says Israeli sentencing of Palestinian teen symbolises conflict UK says Israeli sentencing of Palestinian teen symbolises conflict

The judge of the military court had earlier chose to close the proceedings to the press and other observers amid predictions that Tamimi's trial would raise her profile further and draw heightened attention to the detention of minors in Israel .

MP Nadezhda Savchenko detained in Ukrainian parliament for attempted coup d'état MP Nadezhda Savchenko detained in Ukrainian parliament for attempted coup d'état

Savchenko had gained notoriety after her trial in Russian Federation. The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine has asked for two months in prison for Savchenko, accusing the lawmaker of the preparation of a coup and terrorist attacks. After the P...

Kingston Police arrest pair wanted in connection with robbery Kingston Police arrest pair wanted in connection with robbery

The suspects then got into a grey SUV and fled at high speed. The police report did not say where Cosme and Valentin were stopped by Jersey City police. Sgt. Barry Kennedy says the armed robbery appears to be targeted and likely drug related, altho...

President Kenyatta ratifies Africa's landmark trade pact alongside other leaders President Kenyatta ratifies Africa's landmark trade pact alongside other leaders

Pan African banks are expected to fuel Africa's intra-trade dream and are also expected to be the major beneficiaries of the trade agreement. At present, only 16% of African trade is with other countries in the continent. The AU Commission Chairperso...

BJP win 8 seating UP RS polls: Jatiely, Jaya win polls

BSP MLA Anil Singh and SP legislator Nitin Agarwal declared that they had voted for the BJP . Jaya secured 38 votes out of the 400 available, which was two more than she needed. Behind the BSP's loss was two of its own MLAs not adding up to its...

Over 130 whales die on Western Australia beach Over 130 whales die on Western Australia beach

Witnesses described seeing one whale being herded back out into the ocean, only to return and re-beach itself. In the case of today's stranding, Chick mentioned that his department had received many offers to help save the whales from the loc...

Union Bank tanks 8% on fraud report Union Bank tanks 8% on fraud report

The federal investigation agency has also filed charges against the company's promoters and directors. "After cheating the banks led by Union Bank of India (UBI) in 2012, they went underground and kept changing their addresses, without changing the...

National Football League recommends simplifying language as to what defines a catch National Football League recommends simplifying language as to what defines a catch

The change could be finalized as early as Tuesday and given to the NFL owners at next week's meeting in Orlando, according to the league's executive vice-president of football operations Troy Vincent. Also, Riveron has applied the term "survive the g...

Craigslist drops personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill Craigslist drops personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill

The Senate voted Thursday to pass the bill, after which Craigslist moved quickly to rid the site of personal ads including "casual encounters", which people would use to connect with others for the purposes of casual sex. The Stop Enabling Sex ...

Here's When China's Space Station Will Fall Back to Earth Here's When China's Space Station Will Fall Back to Earth

The space station is slated to orbit the Earth about 50 times from March 30 to April 2, so pinpointing exactly where it might fall is effectively impossible at this point, according to astronomer Jonathan McDowell. Scientists may not know where i...

Trump to unveil China trade sanctions on Friday Trump to unveil China trade sanctions on Friday

Stocks plunged, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 700 points, as investors feared that trade tensions will spike between the USA and China. Boeing's China sales previous year were nearly $12 billion, almost 13% of its overall revenue. ...

Ravi Shankar Prasad points finger at Congress over ties with Cambridge Analytica Ravi Shankar Prasad points finger at Congress over ties with Cambridge Analytica

Mr Mark Zuckerberg , you better know the observation of IT Minister of India. The Congress and the BJP on Wednesday blamed each other after it emerged that the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica - a London-based data firm accused of accessi...

Celebrate National Puppy Day with Action News Now Celebrate National Puppy Day with Action News Now

Whether you're bringing home your first puppy, if you're a veteran puppy owner, the puppy years can be overwhelming. There is nothing better than having a cute little puppy around! National Puppy Day is the brainchild of Colleen Paige , a lifest...

Paswan opposes separate religion tag for Lingayats Paswan opposes separate religion tag for Lingayats

The Siddarramaiah government's order has effectively pushed the Lingayat religious row onto the union government ahead of Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018. "We do not differentiate between Lingayats and Veerashaivas. What does this committee, which ...

Bihar: Five die in blast at illegal firecracker factory Bihar: Five die in blast at illegal firecracker factory

The shockwaves from the blast were reportedly strong enough to damaged houses near the factory. Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Friday assured of taking impromptu action in connection to the Saharsa medical apathy incident. Sohsarai police s...

Officials Release Video From Police Shooting Of Stephon Clark Officials Release Video From Police Shooting Of Stephon Clark

Soon after the shooting, New Castle police spotted a vehicle speeding away from the scene. But Clark's family is not buying it. In three law enforcement videos - one from each of the two shooting officers' body cameras and one from a sheriff's he...

Mullen baseball edges Horizon, 2-1 at Coors Field Mullen baseball edges Horizon, 2-1 at Coors Field

Makenna Matthijs came in clutch at the end of the game by knocking in Alexis Overdiep to give the Spartans the victory. Givens would score on a groundout by Charlie Divelbiss and Allen stole home with two outs. It's tough to simulate that in practice...

Chrissy Teigen Shares Luna's Unfiltered Opinion Of Her Second Pregnancy Chrissy Teigen Shares Luna's Unfiltered Opinion Of Her Second Pregnancy

Even if Teigen wanted to - which she didn't, by the way, and why should she? - she couldn't have taken her husband's name because he didn't even want to keep his surname. "It wasn't some grand statement not to". Frankly, even if Teigen did change h...

Saudis Condemn 'Flawed' Iran Nuclear Deal as Trump Meets Crown Prince Saudis Condemn 'Flawed' Iran Nuclear Deal as Trump Meets Crown Prince

President Donald Trump speaks with Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, during their meeting Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. Iran s foreign minister on Tuesday lashed out at Dona...

Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to Islamic State Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to Islamic State

The man first shot at four police officers in the historic town of Carcassonne before barricading himself in the Super-U supermarket in Trebes, about 8 km (5 miles) to the east. But US officials told AFP that they could reveal no more information a...

Soumyajit Ghosh Suspended Following Rape Accusation, Won't Participate In Commonwealth Games Soumyajit Ghosh Suspended Following Rape Accusation, Won't Participate In Commonwealth Games

Ghosh, a part of the India squad for the Commonwealth Games and now training in Germany for the April 4 to 15 CWG in Gold Coast, has admitted that he was in a relationship with the complainant, but denied the charges. Soumyajit is supposed to arriv...

Maldives Leader Lifts State of Emergency - Presidential Office Maldives Leader Lifts State of Emergency - Presidential Office

The Supreme Court, now reduced to three bench judges after the arrests, went on to reverse its decision to quash the convictions of the opposition leaders. Also referring to the polarised political situation in the Indian ocean island state, the MEA ...

Open door policy for Douglas parents after bomb threat Open door policy for Douglas parents after bomb threat

A teen was charged with making a terrorist threat Thursday, a day after he talked about bomb detonating at Northwest High School . On Wednesday, detectives developed probable cause to arrest a juvenile student for "terroristic threats", a violatio...

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