Friday, 17 November 2017
Latest news
Home » World

World

For Official Portraits, Barack And Michelle Obama Choose Up-And-Coming Artists

Wiley is world-renowned for his portraits of young black men wearing the latest in hip-hop street fashion. Imaginably, the New York-based artist will have a novel spin on the traditionally formal composition. Sherald , from Baltimore, Md., is known for painting surreal portraits of elegant black women. The museum began to commission Presidents' portraits with George H.W. Read More »

Twitter Reacts to USC's Victory over Utah

perth_map

Sam Darnold finally avoided his turnover-prone habits and found Tyler Petite for a second touchdown, this one for 17 yards to pull the Trojans within seven. On the season, Darnold has thrown for 1705 yards and 12 touchdowns, though he has also tossed nine interceptions. That play also brought the Coliseum crowd of nearly 73,000 to life, and gave the USC defense a renewed goal as it stymied the Utah offense. Read More »

Gas prices in metro Detroit rise drastically after weeks of falling

perth_map

Across the state, gas fell 7 cents over the same period to average $2.47 per gallon. The national average has also been falling over the last month. Local prices at the pump have dropped by almost 33 cents a gallon in the past month after five weeks of consecutive price declines following the jump in fuel prices after Hurricane Harvey struck the Gulf Coast in late August. Read More »

Three-year-old drowns after falling into grease pit at ice cream shop

perth_map

Harris said the girl was found several minutes later inside the grease container, which was 6 feet (1.8 meters) deep. Emergency responders rushed the child to the East Alabama Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Vermillion said that on the morning she died, Sadie had put her cherished blankie in a bag and told her mother that she wanted to give it as a present to someone else, adding that she didn't need it because she was a big girl now. Read More »

North Korea threatens Australia

perth_map

According to the news agency, Bishop expressed her country's support for the USA stance in using all options, including military force, against North Korea , ABC News reported. Last Saturday, the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency had cited a foreign ministry spokesman as saying that joining the U.S. in seeking to increase pressure on the North would mean that Australia "will not be able to avoid a disaster". Read More »

Man charged in Va. AMBER Alert abduction claims to be in MS13

perth_map

She is believed to be in extreme danger and was taken against her will. They are looking for Sinahi Aguilar Cruz. Aguilar-Cruz was last seen in the 14000 block of Danville Rd.in Woodbridge , Va. No other details have been released at this time. During the investigation, around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, police learned that Cruz and Segovia were both at an address on Barksdale Street in Woodbridge . Read More »

JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) PT Raised to $107.00

perth_map

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.13 on October 13, reaching $95.86. Rothschild Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 1.78M shares. It is down 33.74% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 53% are positive. Bank of America Corporation reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $99.00 price objective on shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Read More »

Detective catches 9ft-long anaconda with bare hands

perth_map

A detective in the Florida panhandle had an unusual call Wednesday, when she had to capture a 9-foot-long Anaconda. Since the video was posted, it has received more than 377K views and over 3,400 shares. While she is maneuvering the boa the man filming her says: "Emily Shaw you are insane, you are insane girl!" "Instead, contact Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission", says the post. Read More »

4 troops killed in IED blast in Pakistan

perth_map

Earlier this week, the Pakistan army had freed the Canadian-American couple from the clutches of the Haqqani network during a rescue mission carried out on the basis of information provided by the U.S officials. The bodies of the martyred officials were taken to a hospital to the agency's headquarters, Parachinar. The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) had said in a statement that a captain identified as Husnain was among the martyred personnel of FC. Read More »

Islamic State Group Attacks Egyptian Army, Leaving 30 Dead

perth_map

Services at the church were suspended months ago, following a wave of attacks on Christians in Sinai. The clashes killed three civilians, including a child, three guards and one soldier and wounded another 15 people, including women and children, the officials said. Read More »

CIS observers comment on presidential election in Kyrgyzstan

perth_map

He said that the vote was "a test of democracy not just for Kyrgyzstan" but for the whole of the region of Central Asia, which is mostly run by leaders "who cling to power". But they faced stiff opposition from Babanov, 47, whose Respublika-Ata Zhurt (Fatherland) party has the second-biggest parliamentary faction and whose poll numbers had suggested he and Jeenbekov would compete in a tight runoff. Read More »

Israel Strikes "Anti-aircraft" Battery near Damascus

Israeli jets have attacked a Syrian government anti-aircraft missile launcher after it fired on its aircraft patrolling in Lebanese air space on a photographic reconnaissance mission, the Israeli military said. There was no immediate confirmation of the Israeli strike in Syrian state media. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu was scheduled to arrive for a planned visit to Israel later on Monday. Read More »

College Faculty on Strike in Ontario

perth_map

St. Clair College previously said that all classes, including those taught by part-time faculty, will be suspended in the event of a strike. Although there won't be any classroom instructions, campus facilities are expected to remain open but everyone should allow for more time when going through picket lines. Read More »

Intelligence assessment says Iran behind cyber attacks on British lawmakers

perth_map

On June 23, hackers hit the British Parliament with a "sustained and determined" 12-hour long cyberattack that targeted thousands of email accounts, including those belonging to Prime Minister Theresa May and other senior ministers. Whitehall has since admitted that the hackers had obtained sensitive material, according to The Times' report. May's office also declined requests for comment on the reports. Read More »

Fires in Portugal and Northern Spain Kill at Least 30 People

perth_map

The situation was still "critical" because of unseasonably high temperatures, Gaspar said. "We have not had a situation like this in the past decade". Images broadcast on Spanish TV showed local residents, their mouths and noses covered with handkerchiefs, trying to contain the flames with buckets and pans of water. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings keep Ireland and Northern Ireland apart

perth_map

Nigeria remains 5th in Africa behind Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal and Congo DR ‎who are ranked as Africa's top teams by Federation Internationale de Football Association going by their global ranking of 28th, 30th, 32th and 35th respectively. Northern Ireland, Ireland, Sweden and Greece will be the unseeded teams in the draw, which takes place tomorrow. The Danes have moved up seven places in the rankings and will be seeded along with Switzerland , Italy and Croatia . Read More »

Modi to address mega show of anxious BJP workers

perth_map

We will always fulfil the dreams of every Gujarati with full strength & vigour, the Tweet says. This is the Prime Minister's fourth visit to Gujarat in a month and the eighth this year, during which he made a slew of announcements and attended a series of foundation-stone laying ceremonies of ambitious projects. Read More »

Twitter slams BJP MLA Sangeet Som for remarks on Taj Mahal

perth_map

The creator of Taj Mahal (Shahjahan) imprisoned his father. " Taj Mahal is such a non issue but politicians will continue to try and divide this country...aur yaha twitter pe hum RW LW khelte rahe hai (and here on twitter, we will keep playing the game of right wing, left wing)", he wrote. Read More »

Lawyers Request All Documents on Women Trump Touched Inappropriately

perth_map

A woman who said President Trump groped her a decade ago subpoenaed him for all documents from his campaign about every woman who has accused him of sexually inappropriate behavior. Zervos has accused Trump of kissing and grabbing her in a Beverly Hills hotel in 2007 while they discussed a possible position for her at the Trump Organization. Read More »

Dovizioso pinned hopes of Motegi win on Turn 11 pass

perth_map

Danilo Petrucci enjoyed a lengthy spell in the lead early on, and held an advantage as big as 1.9 seconds by the end of the fourth lap with the help of the extra-soft rear tyre. "It was wonderful today, I enjoyed the battle", said the Spaniard. "I made a few mistakes - Motegi is one of the circuits where I have struggled a lot for some years", added Marquez, already looking ahead to next week's race in Australia. Read More »

Isnilon Hapilon, Omar Maute killed - military sources

perth_map

There is no report on the status of Abdullah Maute, Omar's brother. Troops were still pursuing Malaysian militant leader Mahmud Ahmad in the Marawi battle zone, Lorenzana said . Government forces killed 817 Maute fighters since fighting broke out on May 23 in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur. They said more than 1,000 people have been killed in the fighting, according to AFP. Read More »

Weah and Boakai to face off in Liberia presidential runoff

perth_map

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberia's National Election Commission says former global soccer star George Weah is still leading the presidential election with almost three-quarters of the ballots counted. The final certified results from last Tuesday's poll must be announced by October 25, although provisional results from the remaining precincts are expected in the coming days. Read More »

AirAsia jet lands safely in Perth after losing cabin pressure mid flight

perth_map

Merv Loy claimed that as the mid-air incident unfolded, cabin frantic crew added to the hysteria of passengers with their lack of instruction. The Airbus A320, carrying 151 people, landed safely at Perth Airport. "We were all pretty much saying goodbye to each other". " AirAsia Indonesia apologises for any inconvenience caused". AirAsia said its engineers at Perth Airport were investigating the aircraft. Read More »

One missing, six hurt after oil rig explosion in Louisiana

perth_map

While there were " a lot of injuries ", according to Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor, no deaths have been reported. A spokesman for the St. Several boats and a helicopter are now conducting a search and rescue mission as there is one more person possibly on the rig. Stacy Oddo, was in her home near East Jefferson Hospital on Sunday evening when she said she hear the explosion. Read More »