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Turkish citizens traveling to U.S. 'face risk of arbitrary arrest' - Ankara

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The conviction of Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla over the violation of US -imposed sanctions against Iran in what Ankara sees as a "politically motivated" case caused the latest spat between the two countries. Turkey and the United States suspended issuing visas past year after Washington complained about the detention of two locally-hired consular employees on suspicion of a role in the failed coup. Read More »

Team Heads to Puerto Rico for Power Restoration

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Rex and WakeMed both responded via written statements to inquiries from WRAL News about how they're dealing with the shortage of IV bags. It kills between 2,000 to 56,000 Americans every year, depending on how bad the flu season is, and it puts 140,000 to 710,000 people into the hospital, according to the CDC. Read More »

Foley Man Wins $100K in Minnesota Millionaire Raffle

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Irish soccer star Kevin O'Connor has been named as the victor of the National Lottery Christmas Millionaire Raffle on New Year's Eve, with the defender bagging himself an incredible €1million. "I don't think the win has sunk in yet", he said. "I was delighted for Kevin and his parents, Brian and Breda". He is as nice a person as one could meet. Read More »

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce won't seek re-election

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A former Marine, Chávez campaigned for U.S. Senate previous year but left the race before the primary. Today's decision, however, came as a surprise to Royce's peers. Royce's district includes portions of Los Angeles and Orange counties and is considered to be in play. House District 111 has two Democrats - El-Mahdi Holly and Tarji Dunn - and two Republicans - Geoffrey Cauble and Larry Morey - running for office. Read More »

Manchester police looking for convenience store armed robbery suspect

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According to the report, the second suspect approached the counter, knocking merchandise to the floor and taking the cash register. He showed a handgun during the robbery, police said. Police later said the man was last seen wearing a black beanie, black hooded jacket, dark jeans, black shoes, black gloves and glasses. At 7:25 p.m., a white man wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark trousers, a black mask and gloves, armed with a black pistol, entered the Z1 Express store at 650 Second St. Read More »

India confirms NSAs met in Bangkok

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A senior Pakistan's national security division official had last week said that "the meeting was good and that Doval's tone and tenor was friendly and positive". Kumar also sought to draw a distinction between the composite dialogue process and operational mechanisms. During the meeting, Janjua reported raised the issue of targeting of civilians along the Line of Control while Doval spoke of infiltration. Read More »

Rhonda Brooks: The Tax Overhaul and Your Farm

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Thousands of people showed up at the Opryland Hotel as the president spoke at the Annual American Farm Bureau Federation's Convention . A desk was placed onstage so Trump could dramatically sign a pair of executive orders meant to expand broadband in rural areas. Read More »

Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG

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Turkey is not happy that the USA has continued to support and arm Syrian Kurdish fighters, and their foreign ministry has summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country to voice its "discomfort" over the situation. Earlier on Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu had warned Russian Federation and Iran to adhere to their joint accord signed with Turkey previous year for announcing "de-escalation zone" in Syrian town Idlib. Read More »

What is a 'Bomb Cyclone' and how is it impacting Florida?

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Major cities along the East Coast - from North Carolina to ME - were under blizzard warnings, while others were placed under winter storm warnings. Roughly six inches of snow had fallen in New York City as of Thursday afternoon, with an estimated total of 6 to 10 inches once the storm concludes, according to ABC New York . Read More »

Three killed as Storm Eleanor batters northern Europe

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More than 20,000 customers in Northern Ireland lost their electricity supply but power has now been restored to all but about 2,700 homes and business. There were 17 flood warnings and 126 flood alerts in place on Wednesday, prompting the Thames Barrier to be closed. Bookmaker Coral is giving odds-on at 10-11 that the wind speed reaches as high as 100mph in mainland United Kingdom this week, with the firm also offering odds of 3-1 for this month to end as the wettest January on record and ... Read More »

3 quakes magnitude 5 hit Iran-Iraq border area

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The U.S. Geological Survey said seven of the earthquakes hit near the Iraqi city of Mandali, which is just 75 miles northeast of the Iraqi capital. In November, a major 7.2-magnitude quake struck the same region, killing more than 530 people and injuring thousands in Iran alone. Read More »

Arizona trails Oregon State 22-21 at halftime

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However the Ducks refused to go away. Allonzo Trier led the Wildcats in scoring with 21 points on 6-for-12 field-goal shooting and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line, while Ayton's double-double tied the UA freshman record for most double-doubles. Read More »

Dozens killed as violence spikes near Damascus in Syria

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We review the key developments in Syria , including the Syrian government preparing for a counteroffensive in Eastern Ghouta, airstrikes in Idlib killing seven people, and shells from Syria landing in southern Turkey. Russian Federation first launched bombing raids in 2015 in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces. However, the newspaper Kommersant reported that the terrorist attack caused the deactivation of at least seven planes of the Russian air force, including four ... Read More »

Residents react to Arpaio's decision to run for US Senate

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In 2017, Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt for violating a federal injunction in a case where he had been accused of racially profiling and detaining Latinos in an effort to round up and deport immigrants who were in the country illegally. Read More »

National Weather Service issues Flood advisory for Stanislaus County, region

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Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 42 and an overnight low of 21. Snow and sleet might fall, but less than half an inch of accumulation is forecast. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected. Temperatures are expected to hit highs near 60 degrees or higher, with breezy conditions with a south wind 14 to 21 miles per hour, complimented by gusts as high as 31 miles per hour. Read More »

Kamala Fire: Mumbai Police arrest pub owners

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Elaborating, he said a Special Investigation Team must be set up headed by a responsible top-ranking police officer and probe the corrupt BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials, identify and take stringent action against them. Earlier, the owners of " 1 Above " had written to the President, Prime Minister, Chief Minister, Mumbai Police Commissioner and the chief of the city's civic body, demanding that the matter be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Read More »

Department of Justice rescinding the marijuana enforcement policy

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So let's just, in plain English, what does the attorney general calling for? For now, the impact can vary according to the jurisdiction of each USA attorney. There are some exceptions to this new law for certain medical marijuana patients. The investigations were left up to state governments and their own enforcement. Read More »

Oil tanker burning off China's coast liable to exploding

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An Iranian crude oil tanker, Sanchi , collided with Chinese freighter CF Crystal during the weekend. The ministry official said the authorities suspected the tanker caught fire as soon as it hit the freighter. He added the losses would be covered by an insurance company. The shipment, destined for Panama, was worth around $60 million. An official in Iran's Oil Ministry, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to reporters, said ... Read More »

NY firmly on radar as KQ opens ticket sales

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Kenya Airways becomes the first airline to offer a non-stop flight between East Africa and the United States of America. "This ultra-long haul flight requires ultra-resources and we are providing the best for our guests", Mikosz said. authorities which has been granted. With more than 40 American multinationals located in Nairobi and many more across Africa, the launch of daily flights is expected to further spur trade between America and Africa. Read More »

Education Realty Trust (EDR) Given a $44.00 Price Target at B. Riley

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Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc who had been investing in Quad Graphics Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.17B market cap company. Its up 0.37, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 37 investors sold ATVI shares while 205 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. Read More »

Take part: US places new sanctions on North Korea

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New sanctions have been placed on two people within the North Korean government and that is according to the announcement made by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The UN security council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday in response to ballistic missile tests . Kim Jong Un's regime hailed all the nuclear and missile tests conducted in 2017, declaring the communist state an "invincible" and "responsible" nuclear power. Read More »

"Severely overcrowded": 38 on trolleys in Mullingar Hospital

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As the number of people waiting on trolleys and wards for a hospital bed fell below 500 on Friday, the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) said it was exasperated at comments by Mr Varadkar about the current overcrowding crisis. She said: "If you think your child has the flu next Monday, please don't bring them to school because then we will have a significant outbreak". Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday he is committed to opening more beds and reforming the system. Read More »