Thursday, 19 April 2018
Latest news
Home » World


North Carolina's Hatteras Island to get power back Friday


CHEC said crews are expected to finish connecting the new overhead line to the power grid today, leaving the energizing of the new line as the last major step in the process. New overhead cables were in place, and workers were testing them Thursday afternoon. During the construction of the new Bonner Bridge that stretches almost three miles across Oregon Inlet from Bodie Island to Hatteras Island, power lines were cut after a steel casing was driven into an underground transmission cable. Read More »

'No question of forming new party', clarifies Sharad Yadav


Earlier, a close confidante of JD (U) veteran Sharad Yadav had hinted that he could form a new party to remain with Bihar's Mahagathbandhan. Sharad Yadav is said to be contemplating launching a new party. If I get an invite, I will attend and convey my reservation on the JD (U)-BJP realignment. Most senior leaders of the Congress and Left and regional parties are likely to attend the seminar. Read More »

Hatch: 'Health care, as far as I'm concerned, is over'

But without working with Democrats, Senate Republicans may face a similar dilemma, such as they experienced when they attempted to pass healthcare legislation. John Thune (R-South Dakota). "I think we ought to acknowledge that we can come back to health care afterwards, but we need to move ahead on tax reform". Read More »

Shabir Shah's ED remand extended for one day


On July 24, the NIA arrested seven separatists over money laundering charges, for funding terror in the Kashmir Valley. The ED's counsel Rajeev Awasthi alleged that Shah was ruining the country by using money to fund terror and breached the line by daring the separatist leader to chant "Bharat Mata ki Jai" to prove his patriotism. Read More »

BC wildfire smoke impacts Portland air quality, driving haze into region


Jo Niehaus with the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency says that people may want to limit their time outdoors. The air quality index for the area has dropped from "moderate" to "unhealthy". Williams Lake in the Interior - where air quality last month hit an off-the-charts 36 out of 10 - was also high risk (7) as of mid-day Wednesday, though conditions were forecast to improve in that region later in the day. Read More »

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Stake Increased by Nicholas Hoffman & Company LLC


Over the last five days, shares have faced -6.84% losses and now is up 16.08% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $64.17. Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I now has $4.63B valuation. ADP is now the third largest short in the Data Processing and Outsourced Services sector behind Visa (V US) and Paypal (PYPL US) and had the largest one month increase in short interest for the sector. Read More »

Subpoenaed Over Use Of EB-5 Visa Program In NJ


Emily Wolf, general counsel for the developer, said that it "utilized the program, fully complied with its rules and regulations and did nothing improper". The subpoena was delivered in May, the same month that Kushner Cos. came under fire for highlighting Kushner's White House role to potential Chinese investors and showing a video in which President Trump appeared at events in China. Read More »

Husband charged in death of woman found in South Jersey pool


Dalton says Long was talking suicide when he was arrested. Following his arrest on Tuesday, Norman Long, a self-employed construction contractor, was taken to the Anne Klein Forensic Center in Trenton for a psychiatric evaluation. Michelle, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers also found the Long's dog, Martini, dead at the bottom of the deep end of the swimming pool - though Weisenfeld, with the prosecutor's office, says, "There was nothing provable about how the dog died". Read More »

Trump blames Congress for poor Russian Federation relations

President Donald Trump has grudgingly signed what he called a "seriously flawed" package of sanctions against Russian Federation. Trump's tweet comes one day after he signed a sweeping sanctions bill meant to punish Russian Federation for their meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

West Virginia Governor To Join Switch Parties, Join GOP

Trump will be speaking at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena beginning at 7:00 p.m. At least 1,000 Trump supporters lined the streets of Huntington, West Virginia, a sleepy college town, fervently waving signs, wearing their red "Make America Great Again" hats, and intermittently breaking out into chants of "USA! USA!" Trump held a campaign rally last week in Ohio. Read More »

Bikini under my Burqa: Saudi Arabia declares special beach resort for women


The beach resort eyes at developing suitable environment for global standards which may contradict with the country s hardline take on outdoor lives for women. Maldives-style luxury beach resorts could be on their way to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is known for its extremely conservative outlook and laws towards women and women's dress, but it seems there might soon be some respite. Read More »

IT department denies 'Bengaluru raid' connected with Gujarat MLAs


The Congress has fielded senior leader Ahmed Patel as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat , and he can win the seat if 47 MLAs vote for him. Parmar has challenged the Election Commission's notifications and the Assembly's circular dated August 1, which make the "None Of The Above" (NOTA) option applicable to this year's Rajya Sabha elections, which are to be held on August 8. Read More »

Market Vectors Oil Services ETF


Another benefit of trendlines is that they nearly always keep you on the "right" side of the market. The RSI may be useful for spotting abnormal price activity and volatility. Many technical chart analysts believe that an ADX value over 25 would suggest a strong trend. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend. Read More »

Prince Philip officially retires at 96 after attending his final solo engagement


Philip met Royal Marines at Buckingham Palace after they took part in the 1664 Global Challenge, a series of 100 tests of strength and endurance completed in 100 days to raise funds for charity. The Queen, 91, will continue her public schedule. The BBC reported that the rank will pass to Philip's grandson Prince Harry following his retirement. Read More »

Man killed after crashing into horse in Merced County


CHP has not said if anyone in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt. The Aveo's two occupants died, and the CHP said the big rig's driver and her passenger were hospitalized with moderate injuries. There's no immediate word on what caused the crash. The cargo vehicle crashed through a metal guardrail, crossed the northbound lanes of SR-125 and plowed through a concrete divider before colliding with a Chevrolet Aveo on the adjacent connector to eastbound I-8, the CHP reported. Read More »

Indians put Miller on disabled list, Tomlin out 6 weeks


The hope is that it can be managed, and Miller was willing to try that, but it appears shelving him for a period is better. Miller pitched in the Indians' 12-10 loss to the Red Sox in Boston on August 1, which means he can not be activated until August 12 at the earliest. Read More »

[ALERT] SAA names new CEO


Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said that the assistance given to SAA, was dependent on naming a new chief executive and for the airline to implement a "strict" turnaround strategy. Bloomberg reported in late June that SAA was looking for an experienced executive from the private sector to help turn the loss-making carrier around, and Jarana's name reportedly came up as the executive of choice among a number of board members. Read More »

British Punk Singer Deported from SFO, Allegedly for Mocking Trump


To do so, he would be required to have a P1 visa. Peter Bywaters of punk band Peter & The Test Tube Babies has been denied entry to the United States for dressing up as Donald Trump back in 2016. 'I was questioned for about six hours - I arrived at 1:30pm and by 7:30pm I was back on a plane. Covenant Security Services is contracted by the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) to provide security at SFO. Read More »

Grand Canyon National Park launches search for Texas woman


Sarah Beadle, 38, of Fort Worth, Texas, disappeared while hiking in the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Officials say that Beadle, a mother of five, is an experienced backpacker who had hiked the Grand Canyon previously, in 2002. A spokesperson with CHRISTUS Good Shepard Health System confirmed Sarah worked as an emergency medicine doctor at their Longview and Marshall locations until a year ago, when she moved to the Fort Worth area. Read More »

Student murdered with IEBC man was strangled with a rope


The Inspector General Joseph Boinnet says police have recorded statements from six people and are now hunting down four others over the killing of electoral commission's ICT manager Chris Msando. He was one of a handful of officials who had the electoral commission's computer system passwords and knew the exact location of the servers to run the election. Read More »

Hearing delayed for man charged in IN officer's slaying


A witness said Brown "kept trying to reach for something behind his back", and that's when he pulled out a pistol and fired it more than a dozen times, according to court documents. A nurse who stopped to help told officers that she told Brown not to move because he could further injure himself. Brown allegedly opened fire on Allan. Read More »