• Iraq forces seize villages in last Daesh-held pocket
Iraq forces seize villages in last Daesh-held pocket

Following a large-scale tactical retreat by the Islamic State on Thursday, the Kurdish-led "Syrian Democratic Forces" (SDF) seized over 20 villages on either side of the Khabur River in a region roughly 80 kilometers northeast of Deir Ezzor City.

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  • Arctic blast sets record lows in NY area
Arctic blast sets record lows in NY area

Besides the coldest high temperature on record that's expected today, the mercury is also expected to plunge as low as 18 degrees before midnight tonight. "Root said the cold front will also usher in windy conditions and northwesterly gusts of up to 40 miles per hour will make the afternoon high of 38 degrees feel more like the mid-20s".

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  • US, South Korea joint military drills begin in Western Pacific
US, South Korea joint military drills begin in Western Pacific

The three flattops are the USS Ronald Reagan, Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt. Also to be mobilized are 11 U.S. Aegis ships and seven South Korean warships, including two Aegis vessels. "Although Beijing failed to prevent South Korea's deployment of THAAD altogether via unilateral sanctions and political pressure, the new agreement got Seoul to pub...

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  • 23rd GST Council Meeting begins in Guwahati
23rd GST Council Meeting begins in Guwahati

Guwahati: The GST Council has chose to keep only 50 items, mostly demerit, sin and luxury goods, in the highest 28 per cent tax bracket, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi informed. The GST Council also decided that taxpayers with annual aggregate turnover up to Rs 1.5 crore need to file GSTR-1 on quarterly basis, while taxpayers with...

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  • Changes to foreign ownership rules on China financial firms effective immediately
Changes to foreign ownership rules on China financial firms effective immediately

However, it is unlikely that it was the intervention by Trump that caused the change of policy, with the timing likely to have been somewhere between coincidence and expedience. In June, outgoing central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said that the insulation of Chinese financial firms from foreign competition has made them "lazy".

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  • State Auditor Jim Zielgler Invokes Bible to Defend Roy Moore
State Auditor Jim Zielgler Invokes Bible to Defend Roy Moore

Attorney General Jeff Sessions . "Like most Americans, the president believes we can not allow a mere allegation, in this case one from many years ago, to destroy a person's life", Ms. "These allegations are completely false and misleading", Moore told Sean Hannity on Hannity's syndicated radio show, "The Sean Hannity Show", on Friday afternoo...

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  • 'TPP 11' trade pact official agreement still up in the air
'TPP 11' trade pact official agreement still up in the air

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was expected to join leaders from other TPP countries including Australia, Canada, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam as soon as Friday in declaring their commitment to the pact on the sidelines of a regional summit that Trump is attending.

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  • Pak to arrange Jadhav's meeting with wife 'on humanitarian grounds'
Pak to arrange Jadhav's meeting with wife 'on humanitarian grounds'

The Indian Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent and Naval Officer 41558Z Commander Kulbhushan Jhadav alias Hussain Mubarak Patel was arrested by Pakistani law enforcement agencies on March 3, 2016 after he illegally crossed over into Pakistan.

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  • CJI forms new Constitution bench to hear bribery case against judges
CJI forms new Constitution bench to hear bribery case against judges

The five-judge bench which upturned Chief Justice Chelmeswar's order comprised of CJI Dipak Misra , Justices RK Agrawal, Arun Mishra, Amitava Roy and AM Khanwilkar. The college moved the Supreme Court against the government's order. What happened in the Supreme Court on Friday morning? It also said that unless the position about the CJI's ...

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  • Melania Trump wears Gucci cheongsam for China state dinner
Melania Trump wears Gucci cheongsam for China state dinner

Melania was seen awkwardly laughing when she found a pop star was more interesting than herself and Donald appeared to ditch her as they greeted the Japanese Emperor and Empress. It wouldn't be the first time Trump has used her clothing choices to send messages of diplomacy: Back in April, she welcomed the Presidential couple to American soil ...

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  • SC refuses to ban Padmavati, local outfits may protest outside cinema halls
SC refuses to ban Padmavati, local outfits may protest outside cinema halls

Padmavati stars Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor and is set to release on December 1.Karni Sena, along with other Hindu outfits organised an Akrosh rally. Many political parties and right-wing group activists claim the controversial movie wrongly portrays the Rajput queen Padmavati . A division bench of justices Vikram N...

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  • OSU legend Garth Brooks named CMA's entertainer of the year
OSU legend Garth Brooks named CMA's entertainer of the year

Another tweeted , " Garth Brooks is REALLY bad at lip syncing", while a third posted, "Worst lip syncing I've ever seen". So if you give a damn about tomorrow, you gotta take care of these people - and we're in good hands. - Chelsey Dequaine (@ChelseyDequaine) November 9, 2017Really, @garthbrooks . "My heart is broken - how could you lip sync?" ...

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  • Sunderland school children honor Veterans Day with active military and local veterans
Sunderland school children honor Veterans Day with active military and local veterans

Veterans were honored today at Richfield Springs Central School. That's just one of many events to honor all American veterans in Gillette. BUTTERFIELD- A Veterans Day Program will be held at the Butterfield-Odin Public School on Friday in the gym with the program beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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  • Russian foreign ministry says retaliation against USA media could begin next week
Russian foreign ministry says retaliation against USA media could begin next week

Russian news media and social media actors have come under scrutiny after USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russia sought to interfere with the US presidential election to help Donald Trump win. Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled that he would sign such a law last month, when he told a conference of foreign policy scholar...

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  • Catalan parliament speaker posts bail in Spain
Catalan parliament speaker posts bail in Spain

Prosecutors had asked Llarena to jail Forcadell and three other lawmakers without bail. Forcadell , a leading Catalan independence figure, and five other lawmakers were quizzed in a rebellion investigation following the Catalan parliament's October 27 secession declaration.

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  • Mueller investigation involves member of Congress for the first time
Mueller investigation involves member of Congress for the first time

Special counsel Robert Mueller has begun investigating an alleged plot by former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to kidnap a Turkish opposition leader living in the U.S. Mueller's team is reportedly investigating whether kickbacks were involved in the Flynn-Inovo deal. His name has frequently come up around Mueller's investigation int...

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  • Two students badly injured in vehicle attack in France, local media reports
Two students badly injured in vehicle attack in France, local media reports

A suspect had been taken into custody after he rammed his auto into a crowd outside a college in Blagnac, near the city of Toulouse. Couilleau said the driver claimed he acted deliberately and was arrested. They were taken by ambulance to Purpan Hospital. He said he wanted revenge, but did not specify what for. The college campus comprises of...

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  • Woman, 26, pleads guilty to incest for marrying her biological mother
Woman, 26, pleads guilty to incest for marrying her biological mother

District Judge Ken Graham, according to court minutes, gave Misty Span a deferred sentence of 10 years, at least two of which must be under the supervision of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. Her probation is the type known as a deferred sentence. Misty Velvet Dawn Spann, 26, was a child when she was adopted and raised by her paternal gran...

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  • Boeing Inks Deal for 300 Planes with China Aviation Suppliers
Boeing Inks Deal for 300 Planes with China Aviation Suppliers

Boeing Co. announced Thursday it had signed a deal with the China Aviation Suppliers Holding Company to cell 300 airplanes. The orders and commitments for single aisle and twin aisle aircraft are valued at $37 billion at list prices, according to the company's announcement of the agreement.

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  • China's October exports and imports growth slowed
China's October exports and imports growth slowed

Imports in October expanded 15.9% in yuan terms from a year earlier, compared with a 19.5% rise in September, the General Administration of Customs said. In renminbi terms, exports advanced 6.1 percent and imports climbed 15.9 percent annually. The trade surplus was 254.5 billion yuan (S$52.3 billion).

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