Monday April 23-rd, 2018

Over 400 US Millionaires Urge US Congress to Avoid Cutting Taxes Over 400 US Millionaires Urge US Congress to Avoid Cutting Taxes

When the "populists" demanded Tax Fairness, they didn't mean that Congress should leave in all the loopholes, the tax-dodges and tricks that enable $2 trillion to be stashed in overseas tax havens, paying for tax cuts by stripping away the only deduc...

Aussie doctor survives shark attack after punching predator in nose

Fry, who is only a novice surfer, said he had recently watched a YouTube video in which Australian professional surfer Mick Fanning described his famous escape from a great white shark during a surfing competition in 2015. Avoca Beach and North Avo...

Trump's power to launch nuclear strike under scrutiny Trump's power to launch nuclear strike under scrutiny

On Tuesday, he insisted the hearing was "not specific to anybody", but Democrats on the committee did not pull punches. U.S. Sen. Ed Markey , D-Massachusetts, continued to push for instituting limits on the White House's authority to launch a nucl...

State's highest court to hear Sandy Hook lawsuit State's highest court to hear Sandy Hook lawsuit

But Remington argued the exception is meant to apply to face-to-face transactions involving retailers and individuals - not to manufacturers. Josh Koskoff, lawyer for the victims' families, compared it to "the Ford Motor Company advertising a vehic...

Canadian PM Trudeau brought up human rights issues with Duterte Canadian PM Trudeau brought up human rights issues with Duterte

He added that this summit is the principal platform to discuss issues related to the Pacific region and that his country's accession to the group would be a natural progression towards Canada's participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (...

J&K: 1 soldier, terroist killed in Kulgam encounter J&K: 1 soldier, terroist killed in Kulgam encounter

A spokesperson of the Kashmir police said, "The police, army and CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) are on the job". A policeman associated with the Special Operations Group (SOG) suffered injuries, police said. The slain militant, he said, was ...

Stalker sets Chennai woman, mother & sister on fire; woman dies Stalker sets Chennai woman, mother & sister on fire; woman dies

He said Akash was unemployed, and the woman was doing a specialised course after completing her engineering. And she quitted the job last month as Ashok was continuously stalking her. When Indhuja opened the door, the jilted lover threw petrol on her...

Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington

The agency has urged both PNG and Australia to find a "humane approach" to end the " unconscionable human suffering ". The offer to take in 150 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru has been on the table since 2013 but is an issue Ms Ardern has gone...

United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port United Nations dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels last week announced it had closed all air, land and seaports in Yemen to stem what it said was the flow of arms to the Houthis from Iran . On Monday, the coalition said it would reopen ...

North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says North Korean Soldier Is Shot While Defecting Across DMZ, South Says

These were the first gunshots fired at the truce village of Panmunjom in 33 years and the first defection of a North Korean soldier since 2007. "He then exited the vehicle and continued fleeing south across the line as he was sacked upon by other s...

Sessions to testify on Russian Federation before House Judiciary Committee

Congress and the American people want answers. The hearing comes after a year where Sessions has been under repeated pressure from the President to launch investigations into Clinton and has been under fire from congressional Democrats about his an...

ASEAN can not resolve sea disputes: Secretary General ASEAN can not resolve sea disputes: Secretary General

China will firmly safeguard freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday at a regional summit in Manila , state news agency Xinhua reported. Manila [Philippines], November 14: Association of South...

Trump holds out promise to revive ties at Apec summit Trump holds out promise to revive ties at Apec summit

President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with an worldwide summit and a trio of meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war. And nearly all of them also have the...

Class action lawsuit launched against striking Ontario colleges Class action lawsuit launched against striking Ontario colleges

Canadore students will join their brethren from across Ontario for the #ASSTOCLASS movement. "However, we have asked both OPSEU and the colleges to come to terms on the other issues and suspend the strike while they continue to negotiate the aca...

Aircraft Carrier Groups Take Part in Joint US- S. Korean Maritime Drills

The last time three US carrier strike groups participated in joint exercises in the Western Pacific was in 2007 near Guam. The carriers are required to meet up in the Sea of Japan during the week off the Korean Peninsula, according to a U.S.

Launch of NOAA's JPSS-1 slips 24 hours Launch of NOAA's JPSS-1 slips 24 hours

The Launch Configuration Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) measures the electromagnetic emissions and subjects it to expected electromagnetic radiation that the satellite would experience at the launch site. The new satellite will be the most advanc...

Same-sex marriage debate draws to end Same-sex marriage debate draws to end

This legislation echoes fears voiced by the "no" campaign in Australia , which promoted myths that same-sex marriage would lead to "compulsory" gay sex education courses as well as cross-dressing kids . James Paterson would give a broad license to ...

Iran ends quake rescue operations, hungry survivors battle cold Iran ends quake rescue operations, hungry survivors battle cold

Residents who had fled their homes awoke from a second night in the cold outdoors as authorities struggled to get aid into the quake zone. Rouhani said he would "find the culprits" responsible. In September Iran's government, run largely by Shia cl...

Israel military drills on the borders of Gaza Strip Israel military drills on the borders of Gaza Strip

Daoud Shehab, an Islamic Jihad spokesman, called the comments by Netanyahu and Mordechai "a declaration of war ". Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh also reacted to Mordechai, though with a less forceful statement as his movement focuses on following thr...

Dallas prosecutor apologizes for berating Uber driver Dallas prosecutor apologizes for berating Uber driver

Jody Warner Dallas prosecutor fired: Pictured, Texas Uber driver , Shaun Platt and his nightmare passenger from hell. Jody Warner Dallas prosecutor: Can I abuse my power and expect to get away with it? Platt alleged that after Warner lig...

House to adopt mandatory sexual harassment training House to adopt mandatory sexual harassment training

And a young staffer ― it was a young woman ― went there and was greeted with a member in a towel. Paul said in a statement that the goal is "not only to raise awareness, but also make abundantly clear that harassment in any form has no place in thi...

Israel gives lukewarm welcome to post-war Syria 'principles' Israel gives lukewarm welcome to post-war Syria 'principles'

The official said that on this point specifically, "the Russians have agreed to work with the Syrian regime to remove Iranian-backed forces a defined distance from opposition-held territory as well as the borders of the Golan in Jordan". In these cas...

3 dead after shooting in Northern California elementary school

Officers were sent to multiple scenes in the area. Students also were shot and wounded at an elementary school. Law enforcement did not immediately say what might have motivated the shooter . The Redding Record Searchlight said among the wounded w...

AC-130 Gunship Simulator screenshot apparently proves the U.S. works with ISIS AC-130 Gunship Simulator screenshot apparently proves the U.S. works with ISIS

From watching the video at the top that shows a clip from AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron, a video that was uploaded back in 2015, not anywhere close to November 9, 2017 as the images from the tweet would suggest. This is a work in p...

Seminole Heights Neighborhood Getting No Peace Of Mind, Another Murder Seminole Heights Neighborhood Getting No Peace Of Mind, Another Murder

Ronald Felton was shot in the back while crossing the street just before 5 a.m. Tuesday, police said . "If he would have arrived five seconds earlier, he could have stopped it", said Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan . Police were using a SWAT team ...

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