Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Saudi air defenses intercept two missiles over Riyadh Saudi air defenses intercept two missiles over Riyadh

Riyadh accuses Tehran of supplying the Houthi militants in Yemen with ballistic missiles, which are being fired at the Kingdom. No casualty or damage was reported in the incident. Saudi Arabia's air defense systems intercepted two missiles over ...

Senate Declares Police IG Idris Unfit To Hold Office Senate Declares Police IG Idris Unfit To Hold Office

Recall that the police boss was first summoned on April 25 but he failed to appear. The IGP had failed to show up on two previous occasions the latest is Wednesday, when he sent his Deputy Inspector General (Operations), Habila Jozak to represent h...

Paraguay confirms relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem, following US Paraguay confirms relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem, following US

The South American country is the third to announce a move to the contested city, after the United States and Guatemala. The Paraguayan statements did not indicate if Cartes would go to Israel for the ceremony. embassy planned for May 14 that the USA...

Alert Ready testing in Manitoba today Alert Ready testing in Manitoba today

Mobile users in Ontario and Quebec were supposed to receive alerts on their devices Monday as part of a test of the regulator-mandated warning system, which was supposed to be fully in place by April 6. "Please refrain from calling 911 to seek addi...

4 magnitude natural disaster jolts Pakistan 4 magnitude natural disaster jolts Pakistan

According to the Met Department, the earthquake's depth was recorded at 97 kilometres and it struck at approximately 3:40 PM. Workers left buildings in Kabul and Pakistani media reported the quake was felt in Islamabad, the capital, and the northwe...

Minnesota Team Diarrhea Weighs in on Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Minnesota Team Diarrhea Weighs in on Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

While lettuce from this region should have been removed from grocery stores by now, state health officials warned consumers to check their refrigerators. Most people recover in five to 10 days. Those most at risk of developing complications from E. ...

Crocodile bites off woman's arm 5 days before her wedding Crocodile bites off woman's arm 5 days before her wedding

Just days after losing an arm in a grisly crocodile attack during a "pre-wedding honeymoon" on the Zambezi River, Zanele Ndlovu was able to walk down the aisle with a smile and marry the love of her life. Ndlovu says she felt blessed to be alive ...

Manmohan Singh attacks PM Modi over 'economic mismanagement' Manmohan Singh attacks PM Modi over 'economic mismanagement'

Singh credited Congress governments with transforming the industrial economy and lauded them for enacting several social and economic legislations. Noting that the nation was going through hard times, with farmers facing a crisis, youths not find...

China says Taiwan not invited to United Nations health meeting China says Taiwan not invited to United Nations health meeting

Taiwan was excluded from this year's WHA meeting after it did not receive an invitation to attend by the online registration deadline of 6 a.m. Tuesday morning Taiwan time. General Assembly Resolution 2758 and WHA Resolution 25.1. China does n...

Korea, Japan and China Pledge Joint Efforts for N. Korea's Denuclearization Korea, Japan and China Pledge Joint Efforts for N. Korea's Denuclearization

Abe expressed appreciation for the way the South Korean government has handled it, requesting that installment of the statue be blocked, the Japanese official said after the meeting held on the sidelines of a Japan-hosted summit that included China.

Explosions heard in Saudi capital Riyadh, officials say Houthi missiles intercepted Explosions heard in Saudi capital Riyadh, officials say Houthi missiles intercepted

However, Saudi Arabia's retail market has been hurt in recent months by sluggish consumer spending as Value-Added Tax, energy subsidy cuts and rising interest rates dent disposable income. In April, offers for free driving lessons spread across soc...

Facebook will restrict advertising of the referendum on abortion in Ireland Facebook will restrict advertising of the referendum on abortion in Ireland

This will not limit or omit any content found in Google searches and will focus on the ads. Like most internet and social media companies, Google has been forced to think about these issues as part of its broader efforts around election integrity...

Shahid Khaqan strongly criticised NAB for launching probe against Nawaz Sharif Shahid Khaqan strongly criticised NAB for launching probe against Nawaz Sharif

He said NAB was made to break down the political parties. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that several NAB cases are being heard against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, but he does not expect justice being delivered in the cases. Defence Minister K...

Trump Withdraws US from Iranian Nuclear Deal Trump Withdraws US from Iranian Nuclear Deal

US President Donald Trump signs a document reinstating sanctions against Iran after announcing the US withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear deal , in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington , DC, on May 8, 2018. He said the ...

Japan's Recruit to buy U.S. job-hunting site Glassdoor for $1.2B Japan's Recruit to buy U.S. job-hunting site Glassdoor for $1.2B

The Tokyo-based company said it's financing the deal with cash on hand. The privately held Glassdoor will expand Recruit's reach in the US, a market it previously tapped through its acquisition of Connecticut-based job-search site Indeed in 2012....

Rhumbline Advisers Lowers Stake in The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Rhumbline Advisers Lowers Stake in The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

The stock of PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) has "Neutral" rating given on Monday , January 4 by Robert W. Baird. "It is still at a point where it represents a more attractive alternative than bonds". Activity ratios are another group of ratios; it's usual...

Buffalo high school ranked best in Upstate New York, 17th in state Buffalo high school ranked best in Upstate New York, 17th in state

Arizona's public schools made a strong showing, with six high schools - all of them charter schools - ranked among the top 10 nationally. MA is home to the largest percentage of schools that earned gold and silver medals from U.S. Massachusetts , C...

Kink community angry at NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman's comments Kink community angry at NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman's comments

The former AG defended his actions as "role-playing and other consensual sexual activity" in a statement to The New Yorker , leaving BDSM members dismayed by his defense. The most recent incidence of his hypocrisy came last month, in April. I co...

S/Africa's Cape Town appoints acting mayor S/Africa's Cape Town appoints acting mayor

Jacobs argued that De Lille and other councillors, although deployed by their party, were ultimately elected into office by the people of Cape Town rendering her axing and the dissolution of her mayoral committee "unconstitutional". - Ian Neilson, Ca...

World leaders united in World leaders united in "deep regret" at Trump's Iran move

The impromptu demonstration reflected broad public anger in Iran after Trump's decision, which threatens to destroy the 2015 nuclear accord. "The EU stresses its commitment to ensuring that this can continue to be delivered". "If at the end of this...

Alibaba buys out Daraz from Rocket Internet Alibaba buys out Daraz from Rocket Internet

In a surprise move, Alibaba , the China-based global ecommerce giant, has acquired Daraz Group , a leading e-commerce company in Bangladesh and several other South Asian countries. In the last few months It has bought stakes in major Indian and P...

Cong turning to fake voters to rig Karnataka polls: Amit Shah Cong turning to fake voters to rig Karnataka polls: Amit Shah

Addressing a public gathering here, the Congress president said, "While Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay his tribute to BR Ambedkar, he stays quiet when people from SC and ST communities are attacked". "Actually, in 2014, it was expected tha...

Karnataka: PM, Congress President on campaign trail Karnataka: PM, Congress President on campaign trail

Manjula said she had rented or leased out the flats. Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are now campaigning in Karnataka . How many people did Nirav Modi employ? "How can someone just declare himself as the prime minister? ".

Deputy shoots groundhog in Carroll County, video of incident goes viral Deputy shoots groundhog in Carroll County, video of incident goes viral

Video shows the woodchuck running toward the deputy instead of away, which made him think the animal was unsafe. Eventually, he pulls his gun and shoots the animal twice. "Believing the groundhog to be either sick or injured, the deputy then put th...

Is Trump Considering a Revocation of Media Access to the White House? Is Trump Considering a Revocation of Media Access to the White House?

The Media Research Center is a conservative organization whose stated aim is to "expose and neutralize the propaganda arm of the Left: the national news media". During the election campaign, Trump had denied credentials to some of the top media outle...

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