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Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin d'Baha fatally shot in New Orleans

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According to a 2015 New Yorker profile, D'Baha's mother is Baha'i, while his father is a Muslim and the family moved to SC from Poughkeepsie, New York when d'Baha was thirteen. Members of the South Carolina Secessionist Party had gathered to protest a lecture by activist Bree Newsome , who famously climbed the South Carolina capitol flagpole to remove its Confederate flag in 2015. Read More »

NYC boy dies after saving pal who fell through frozen pond

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An 11-year-old boy from NY died Tuesday after he rescued a friend who fell through the ice of a frozen pond in Queens, authorities said. Perez went out about 50 feet on the pond before the ice let go underneath him, according to the New York Fire Department. Read More »

How the Olympics can reshape the Koreas

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Pence spoke with reporters after visiting U.S. missile defense facilities at the U.S. Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska. Seoul exempted the ferry from sanctions to allow it in South Korean waters. The Associated Press writes: "As his personal guest to the opening games, Pence invited Fred Warmbier , the father of Otto Warmbier, an American who died previous year days after his release from captivity in North Korea". Read More »

Enter the Grassley memo

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Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), which targets dossier author Christopher Steele . Nunes made it a point to reiterate that the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not disclose to the FISA court that granted the surveillance warrant against Trump aide Carter Page that the DNC and the Clinton campaign helped fund the Steele dossier , saying Democrats treat this critical information as a "footnote". Read More »

Justin Trudeau claims his 'peoplekind' comment was just a joke

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Maybe it was his deadpan delivery, but unfortunately for Mr Trudeau, nobody seemed to pick up on his mad bants. "How dare you kill off mankind, Mr Trudeau, you spineless virtue-signalling excuse for a feminist", complained Piers Morgan in a column for the Daily Mail . Read More »

Tesco is facing a record £4bn equal pay claim

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Its claim is likely to go before an employment tribunal before being taken to Acas. Its most recent report showed the median pay gap between men and women workers was 8.6%. It claims the case could lead to compensation payments of £4 billion. A Tesco spokesman responded: "We are unable to comment on a claim that we have not received". Read More »

Zimbabwe opposition leader back in South Africa hospital

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The 65-year-old former prime minister had been opposing former president Robert Mugabe when he was physically abused and jailed several times. MDC-T supporters were told to brace for the worst. Tsvangirai is now undergoing treatment for cancer of the colon in South Africa. Last November, Mr Tsvangirai hailed the resignation of Robert Mugabe , expressing hopes that Zimbabwe was on a "new trajectory" that would include free and fair elections. Read More »

Active Stock Momentum: Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Short Ratio of stock is 1.47. The institutional investor held 704,206 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $74.11 million, up from 649,518 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Samlyn Capital Ltd Liability Co invested in 1.3% or 963,260 shares. Destination Wealth stated it has 247,851 shares or 0.85% of all its holdings. Aqr Cap Ltd invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Barnes Group Inc. Read More »

Kylie Jenner introduces daughter Stormi with an Instagram photo

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The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star captioned the photo, " Stormi " with an angel emoji. In the heartwarming video of Kylie's pregnancy journey, Kim is seen giving her advice about labour while Kylie is holding Kim's newborn daughter Chicago , whom arrived via surrogate in December 2017. Read More »

FBI Warns Facebook Users Against Spreading Child Porn Video

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Instead, report the video to the social media platform for removal and call your local police station. "Anything you see on social media, you have to realize that this is a real person". More charges against Moore are expected, said Tony Garrett, executive director of Crime Stoppers. He will be booked with sexual assault of a child, distribution of a video depicting the assault and first-degree criminal sexual conduct following an investigation by the Alabama Internet Crimes Against ... Read More »

Aiyaary release date shifted to 16 February

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The release date of Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee's upcoming film Aiyaary has been reportedly postponed. Set against the backdrop of Army, " Aiyaary " faced trouble from the CBFC and has finally received clearance from the CBFC post a screening and a go ahead from the Defense Ministry as well. Read More »

Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

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The new route will cut the flight time between India and Israel down to six hours, boosting an already popular route. The Indian airlines hesitated to do so, given the indirect route it involved. According to the London based press reviewer "Mideast Mirror", Saudi Arabia considered buying the "Iron Dome" Defense System from Israel, and secretly approached Israeli officials to ask. Read More »

FBI Used 'POLITICAL DIRT' to SPY ON TRUMP

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Earlier in the day, Nunes claimed there have been almost "100 leaks" to the media by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee related to the Russian Federation investigation. "I'm trying to think of how Secretary Clinton defined him. Carter Page is a person who's going out and telling everybody that he was part of the campaign; he had no formal role in the campaign". Read More »

One awarded death sentence, 5 get life term in Mashal murder case

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Iqbal Khan, father of Mashal Khan, said that he would go to the high court against the acquittal of 25 people in connection with the murder of his son at Abdul Wali Khan University past year. "My daughters are toppers, but their education has been disrupted". On September 20, 2017, the ATC began the hearing of Mashal Khan's murder case. Read More »

Winter weather causes messy morning commute

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Use the Quick Links button to learn if public schools wil be closed or have a delayed opening by visiting their website . KDKA Meteorologist Ron Smiley says the forecast will be fluid all the way through the day with rain falling in some areas and all snow being reported just miles away. Read More »

Students hospitalised after serious school bus crash

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Students were evacuated to a nearby disused filling station forecourt and are being assessed there by paramedics. An incident group has been formed at University Hospital Limerick, with additional staff assigned to the emergency department. Read More »

Narendra Modi attacks Congress in Parliament speech

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Before Tharoor, Congress president Rahul Gandhi also posed some questions to PM Modi shortly after his speech. The Union Minister said the Centre had already provided Rs 3,900 crore to Andhra Pradesh as revenue deficit after its bifurcation. Read More »

EPL: Chelsea officials blame Mourinho for Blues' poor form

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Speaking to reporters after the match, Conte appeared to blame himself for the loss and then seemingly challenged the club's hierarchy to sack him. But Chelsea don't care, they will move on and they know they can bring another manager in who will be just as successful. Read More »

USA to impose 'toughest ever' sanctions on North Korea, Pence warns

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Propaganda leaflets from North Korea marking the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics have been found in the mountains in the South Korean capital, Seoul. But Pence will use the Olympics for powerful symbolism. The base is used to monitor missile activity by North Korea and could respond to any possible attacks. Read More »

India PM Modi's wife survives fatal auto crash

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According to the NDTV report , the accident took place 55-kilometre from Chittorgarh on the Kota-Chittor highway. "Jashodaben is okay. She's [in] comfort". Police said a case has been filed against the driver of the truck. Jashodaben and others were rushed to Rajkiya Sawariya Chikitsalaya in Chittorgarh. Read More »