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Philippines: Duterte slams Aquino over drug war dig

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Aquino - and implied that the Duterte government's brutal crackdown has so far been ineffective. Comparing the arrests of 96,703 drug traffickers and dealers in Duterte's first year (June 2016-June 2017) to the Aquino administration's 77,810 arrests in his six-year term, Abella said much progress has been made in the campaign against hard drug traffickers and violators. Read More »

U.S. not seeking N Korea regime change, willing to talk: Tillerson

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The US has propelled two B1 bombers from Anderson Air Force Base in Guam which went over a 10 hour round journey over the Korean peninsula. "But you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond". This was the second such test by Pyongyang in a month. But he sought to reassure the isolated authoritarian regime that it does not need a nuclear arsenal to defend itself from a U.S. Read More »

Philippines president calls North Korea leader a fool

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Brazen Duterte held nothing back in rebuking Kim for "playing with risky toys". In April, Duterte questioned the North Korean leader's sanity, urging the United States to show restraint and not become riled over a man who " wants to end the world ". Read More »

Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC Boosts Position in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)

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The firm has a market capitalization of $38.19 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.11 and a beta of 0.98. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. maintained its position in Ecolab Inc . The stock has "Neutral" rating by Longbow on Wednesday, February 22. The insider BECK BARBARA sold $1.51 million. The stock was sold at an average price of $133.06, for a total transaction of $3,080,472.06. Read More »

Scaramucci's day gets even worse as Harvard accidentally declares him dead

The directory mailed to alumni this week had an asterisk next to Scaramucci's name, indicating he had died, the Washington Post and CBS News reported on Monday. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Scaramucci felt it was best to give Kelly a "clean slate". On leaving his job little more than a week into it, a statement from the White House press secretary, said: 'Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director. Read More »

USA 'done talking' about N. Korea, China must act, says United Nations envoy

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North Korea launched an ICBM late Friday, with experts saying Pyongyang now has the ability to hit major U.S. cities. But the apparent failure likely means the North will conduct more flight tests of the Hwasong-14 missile to ensure the warhead could survive the re-entry from space and hit its intended target, the analysts said . Read More »

Ex-Patriot Dominique Easley Reportedly Suffers 'Serious' Knee Injury

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It was by far his best year in the National Football League after two seasons with the New England Patriots . Easley went down with a leg injury in a team scrimmage during the Rams' first day of full pads at training camp. Easley signed with the Rams prior to the 2016 season after spending the first two years of his career with the New England Patriots. Among those likely to step into a greater role with Easley on the shelf are Louis Trinca-Pasat, Mike Purcell and rookie sixth-round ... Read More »

Teenage girl 'tried to get weapons for United Kingdom terror attack'

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The teenager has been charged with the intention of committing acts of terrorism by contacting the fighter and arranging to receive weapons in order to conduct an attack in the UK. She is also accused of receiving instructions on how to use weapons. The teenager, who can not be named for legal reasons because of her age, is accused of communicating with an ISIS fighter based in Syria and arranging to receive weapons to be used in the planned attack. Read More »

Grandmother charged after dogs maul 1-year-old boy to death

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said that the preliminary investigation found that Sandra Bowers Adams, 70, the child's grandmother, was babysitting the boy at her home. Police said the attack was reported at about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. An autopsy has been ordered. The grandmother, child and two dogs were at the residence, according to Davis. Read More »

Actress Shraddha Kapoor Replaced Anushka Shetty in Prabhas Upcoming Saaho Film

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This comes as a shock to all movie buffs who were rooting to see the Baahubali pair once again. Now, according to BollywoodLife.com, Anushka has been replaced in " Saaho " already. If latest reports are to be believed, Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor has replaced the Baahubali 2 actress in the film. And you will be surprised to know that Bollywood beauty Shraddha Kapoor has been finalised for the part. Read More »

Turkey's military leadership gathers in Ankara

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On the way out - according to the CNN Turk channel and NTV network - are land army commander General Salih Zeki Colak, navy chief Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu and air force commander General Abidin Unal. Earlier on Wednesday, a high-level meeting of Turkey's military leadership was held at Cankaya Palace. It is the third supreme military board meeting since the last year's failed coup attempt and the second with its changed structure. Read More »

Perry Floated To Replace Kelly As Homeland Security Secretary

White House officials had no immediate comment. Trump announced last week that Kelly, the former Homeland Security secretary, would replace Reince Priebus as chief of staff in a White House shakeup. Perry's 2012 presidential campaign foundered after he accused his Republican opponents of not having a "heart" about immigrants. He has also taken a less-hardline stance on some immigration issues, like supporting legislation that would let children of undocumented immigrants pay in-state tuition ... Read More »

Deputies: Victim killed after apparent domestic dispute in Holiday

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During a press conference, Nocco said Birkbeck stabbed the victim multiple times. This is a developing story. According to Sheriff Chris Nocco, three roommates were living in the home: Birkbeck, Cook and an 85-year-old woman. Birkbeck was sentenced to 15-30 years in prison in Carroll County Superior Court with a maximum release date of May 20, 2029. In 1999, he was convicted of second-degree murder in New Hampshire. Read More »

Woman run over, dragged by auto on Staten Island, NYPD says

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Video surveillance footage shows the auto driving over the woman with its front wheels, back wheels, and still leaving the scene of the incident. Investigators on Tuesday night released surveillance video from the scene, which shows the vehicle dragging the woman along the road as her umbrella falls to the ground near where she was hit. Read More »

Motorcyclist dead after crash on Indian Head Highway in Fort Washington

Northbound MD-210 near Palmer Road is closed during the investigation. The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. on northbound Indian Head Highway near Palmer Road in Fort Washington. James Hill was on Indian Head Highway, on his way home from work, when a Ford smashed into his minivan at Pine Drive. Prior to the crash, witnesses told police they saw several drivers speeding and driving recklessly. Read More »

CT launches 2-week distracted driving enforcement campaign

Thursday, May 14, 2015. "U TEXT. U PAY." campaign started statewide in April. Robert Cipolla of the Wilton Police Department describes the campaign as high visibility enforcement, in which an officer will park in a discrete location and call out distracted driving to officers nearby, who will then administer the violations. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II Throws Back Four Cocktails A Day

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The Independent reports that the queen's daily diet includes six units of alcohol, which technically makes her binge drinker "by government standards". Gin o'clock comes far earlier than you might expect at Buckingham Palace. Royal warrants are a sort of seal of approval from the royal family - only the queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles have the power to award products that they have enjoyed for five or more years with this crest that they can put on their packaging. Read More »

Russian Federation denies report of undisclosed battle death toll in Syria

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But the Defense Ministry in Moscow rejected the Reuters report . Private contractors to have died in Syria this year include Alexander Promogaibo, Andrei Volodin, Alexander Motynga, Yevgeni Chuprunov, Artyom Gorodilov, Yevgeni Tretyakov and a man called Dmitry from the Siberian city Novosibirsk, whose last name Reuters was unable to establish. Read More »