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Man self harms inside immigration offices in Sydney


Officers quickly ran over and sprayed him with a fire extinguisher. He allegedly doused himself in petrol and threatened to self-immolate. The man is now in hospital and is being assessed for both his injuries and his health condition. "I'm not at liberty to discuss what his issues were, but he was protesting the Department of Immigration", Donohue said at a news conference. In May 2016, Somali refugee Hodan Yasin set herself alight while in immigration detention in Nauru. Read More »

BJP Kerala Office Vandalised; House Of CPI-M Secretary's Son Attacked


A number of clashes broke out between CPM and BJP workers on Thursday late night in Thiruvananthapuram . The police, while speaking to media, said a case has been lodged and investigation is underway. Mr Rajasekharan alleged that the law and order situation in the state had collapsed. The city police is on alert this morning in the context of the ABVP, the BJP's student wing, likely taking out a protest march to the State Secretariat this morning. Read More »

Russian Federation retaliates against new U.S. sanctions


Russian Federation will also close down the embassy's recreational retreat on the outskirts of Moscow as well as warehouse facilities. Russian Federation told the United States on Friday that some of its diplomats had to leave the country in just over a month and said it was seizing some USA diplomatic property as retaliation for what it said were proposed illegal U.S. Read More »

Ala. Senate Candidate Says He'll Withdraw If Sessions Wants Seat Back


Sessions may not deserve the wrath of the president, but this nation deserves an attorney general who will fight for the rights of all Americans, who will show compassion for those whose life paths have been littered with obstacles to success and will respect the rule of law regardless of personal interests. Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci has a lot to learn about the workings of Washington


The assets in Port Washington are 10 Willowdale Realty LLC, 11 Orchard St. LLC, 15 Smull Place LLC, 166 Shore Road Realty LLC, 84 Shore Road Development Inc., Beach Haven Properties LLC and Pop Pop's Place LLC. "I think we're going to go on too long". Mr Trump hired Mr Scaramucci last Friday, prompting press secretary Sean Spicer to quit in protest. For Scaramucci, his similarities to Trump may yet be his downfall. Read More »

Anglers in disbelief as mako shark leaps onto boat; video


Eventually, one of the fishermen comes up with a plan to save the shark's life. Outlaw Fishing Charters boat captain, Don Law, ultimately managed to tie a rope around the shark's fin while a member of his crew worked to keep the gnashing teeth of the panicked shark pointing in the other direction. Read More »

GOP single-payer amendment fails in Senate


During the 2016 election, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) as a "sham" and an "old political trick". "Senator Daines doesn't support this bill", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. In a twist that exemplifies just how wild the healthcare debate has been, on Thursday the Senate will be voting on a single-payer healthcare plan. That's up slightly from January. Read More »

Texas executes man who stabbed woman to death at her home


But he lost all of the appeals, with the U.S. Supreme Court issuing a final ruling in the case more than two hours after his execution was originally set to begin. "It is hard to see how this form of concealment affected the judgment of the district court", said the denial from the 5th U.S. Circuit of Appeals issued Thursday. Read More »

Saudi King sought Trump's help in ending Al-Aqsa curbs

In a statement, the Saudi authorities ignored the Palestinians' sacrifices and confrontation of the Zionist aggression, considering that the King's contacts with the United States officials were behind lifting the Israeli restrictions at the holy shrine. Read More »

Trump's New Lawyer for Russia Probe Praises Mueller


Rosenstein, who got confirmed after Sessions, has always been the deputy AG. The recusal set in motion the appointment of Mueller by the No. 2 official in the Justice Department, Rod Rosenstein . "I have a very respectful and professional relationship with Bob Mueller". During their conversation, Lewandowski made a contention that Stephanopoulos strongly disagreed with: that Trump himself can fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Read More »

Governor Walker welcomes Foxconn to Wisconsin


The deal Wisconsin signed with Foxconn requires the Legislature to pass a $3 billion incentive package no later than September 30. Walker said part of wooing Foxconn to Wisconsin included meetings with chancellors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW-Milwaukee and the president of Gateway Technical College to talk about training opportunities so graduates would be prepared to work at the plant. Read More »

Muslim elders call for prayers at al-Aqsa as Israel backs down

Despite the removal by Tuesday morning of the metal detectors, Muslim worshippers have continued to stay away and pray at the gates leading to the holy site, as they have since the metal detectors were installed. In an article on Wednesday, the conservative and typically pro-Netanyahu newspaper Israel Hayom described the prime minister's response to the shooting as "hasty and confused" and his back-tracking on the metal detectors as "feeble". Read More »

OLD National Bancorp IN Increases Stake in Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU)

Credit Suisse maintained Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) rating on Friday, April 28. Prudential Financial, Inc. has its outstanding Shares of 429.9 Million. Prudential Financial had a return on equity of 8.52% and a net margin of 7.78%. First Personal Financial Services increased its stake in Prudential Financial by 3.4% in the first quarter. Read More »

Scaramucci Blasts 'Leak' Of Financial Form That Was Public Record


But the person who ends up exposed won't likely agree. "Reince Priebus-if you want to leak something-he'll be asked to resign very shortly". Priebus, Scaramucci theorized, was anxious that he wasn't invited to the dinner. Check out the whole interview above. People said it wouldn't work for Donald Trump and now he's President of the United States. "We are working ... Read More »

Mitch Cairns' portrait of Agatha Gothe-Snape wins Archibald Prize


CAMDEN-BORN artist Mitch Cairns was the close-call victor of the 96th Archibald Prize, with a vibrantly coloured, affectionate portrait of his partner and fellow artist Agatha Gothe-Snape. The Wynne Prize for best landscape painting or figure sculpture went to Betty Kuntiwa Pumani for her painting " Antara ". Among the finalists was a work by Vincent Namatjira, the great grandson of one of Australia's most celebrated artists, Western Arrernte painter Albert Namatjira, who was born 115 ... Read More »

Etihad Reports $1.8 Billion Loss in 2016, First in Six Years


The charges related to losses associated with now bankrupt Alitalia and foundering Air Berlin totaled $808 million. Etihad Airways , one of the Middle East's three largest carriers, on Thursday reported a huge loss for 2016 as impairments on aircraft and exposures to equity partners weighed on its bottomline. Read More »

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) — Trend Analysis Report


The stock decreased 1.65% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $13.1. About 18.58M shares traded or 123.05% up from the average. (NYSE:MRK) opened at 63.69 on Friday. Intrust Bankshares Na holds 0.69% in Merck & Co., Inc. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.47 dividend. Merck & has a 1-year low of $57.18 and a 1-year high of $66.80. Read More »

At least 48 people injured in Barcelona train crash


According to reports the train did not brake when entering the station. Images and videos being shared online show the front of the train crumpled up. There are now no reports of any deaths but five people are in a serious condition. The driver of the train - which set off from San Vicente Calders - is among the injured. Read More »

The unusual way Thailand celebrated their king's birthday


Image: PKittiwongsakul / We often see coverage of the Queen's birthday celebrations including affairs such as street parades and performances with horses, actors, bands and light shows, so it's interesting to see how the new King of Thailand's birthday was celebrated this year. Read More »

California Deputy AG Caught With Child Pornography


Liddy pleaded not guilty Wednesday and was released on a $100,000 bond and is being placed under house arrest with a Global Positioning System tracking device. On Tuesday, Liddy admitted to using the internet under aliases to share sexual fantasies and look at explicit pictures, but he has since deleted those alias accounts. Read More »

Raped on orders of a village council in Pakistan


The revenge attack, on July 17, was witnessed by the council and the girl's parents, reports The Dawn newspaper. The case came to light when both families filed criminal charges, accusing each of the two sons of rape. "It seems that nothing has changed since 2002", Mai said in a telephone interview, referring to the year when her own case made worldwide headlines. Read More »