• USA welcomes Hernandez as Honduras Prez
USA welcomes Hernandez as Honduras Prez

Honduran electoral authorities concluded a recount December 4, more than a week after a bitterly contested presidential election, that put incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernández in the lead. Deadly protests have erupted in Honduras after electoral authorities there belatedly declared last Sunday that the conservative Hernandez beat left-wing ca...

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"People's Faith Restored In Law After Lalu Verdict"- Dilip Ghosh

The party was waiting to know the quantum of punishment to Prasad to be pronounced on January 3 and would then decide its course of action, Sidiqqui added. December 23: Hours after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was convicted in the fodder scam, the Congress Party on Saturday came out in his support, saying that he should not be...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018
Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018

NPR's Carrie Johnson tweeted Saturday, she has also been told by people with knowledge of the matter that McCabe is likely to take vacation time that he has accrued after almost 20 years as an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, which would effectively have him out of the building before his official final day at the Federal Bureau of Investig...

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  • Successful launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket observed across the Central Coast
Successful launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket observed across the Central Coast

The LA Fire Department later issued an advisory stating that the "mysterious light in the sky" was the Falcon 9 rocket launch. Around 5:45 p.m., the engine was cutoff and the stage separation was confirmed and the second stage engine burn was underway.

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  • Renowned orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit accused of sexual assault
Renowned orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit accused of sexual assault

The Associated Press has reported allegations that conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted four women. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra . According to reports the incidents happened between 1985 to 2010 and took place in five different US cities. The orchestra has...

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  • White House Denies Report That Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS'
White House Denies Report That Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS'

He was also quoted to have said immigrants from Haiti "all have AIDS", while also describing Afghanistan as a "haven of terrorists". Haiti sent 15,000 people. If he was so bad at his job, maybe he should stop issuing visas altogether, Mr. Tillerson fired back. The report comes on the heels of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling Friday ...

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  • Joy Villa Says Corey Lewandowski Slapped Her Butt After A Photo Op
Joy Villa Says Corey Lewandowski Slapped Her Butt After A Photo Op

On Twitter, Villa posted a photo which she says was taken just moments before the alleged incident. "I'm wearing this silver suit and stretchy trousers, and after the photo, he smacks my ass really hard", Villa told Politico. Back in March 2016, he was charged with simple battery after Breitbart News' Michelle Fields accused him of grabbing h...

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  • Firefighters Battling Blaze At London Zoo
Firefighters Battling Blaze At London Zoo

A spokeswoman for the LFB said: 'Approximately half of an adventure cafe and shop, which also contains an animal petting area, is now alight. The zoo will remain closed on Saturday until further notice. The zoo tweeted: 'ZSL is now dealing with an incident on site. "We will update as quickly as the situation allows". "There are also four meerkats...

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  • Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges
Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges

Yezhov had worked "for the enemy state [Russia] for a long time", the prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman, declared on his Facebook page . Yezhov's wife is a Russian citizen and he could have been blackmailed or pushed to work for Russia , he added, urging him to cooperate with the investigation.

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  • Indian Army officer, three soldiers killed in firing by Pakistan along LoC
Indian Army officer, three soldiers killed in firing by Pakistan along LoC

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh also paid tributes to the three army men and Major killed in cross-border firing in Rajouri district. But a police officer said later that the soldiers seemed to have died in an attack by the Border Action Team, manned by Pakistani commandos and militants, that appeared to have crossed the LoC.

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  • Stock Performance to Track: Carnival Corporation (CCL)
Stock Performance to Track: Carnival Corporation (CCL)

Aqr Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Carnival Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $47.72B market cap company. 1,815,159 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,182,928. Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia owns 71,784 shares. Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) was raised too. Investors sentiment decr...

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  • Wintry Weather Friday Afternoon Could Make For Tricky Start To Holiday Travel
Wintry Weather Friday Afternoon Could Make For Tricky Start To Holiday Travel

Snow will continue to fall across the state with accumulations of an additional two to four inches likely by night-time. The ice may result in hard travel conditions, the Weather Service said. Temperatures are expected to peak around 40 degrees today and stay there tonight, when there is a 60 percent chance of rain, according to the weather service...

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  • United Nations envoy to convene next Geneva meeting on Syria in January
United Nations envoy to convene next Geneva meeting on Syria in January

The bilateral and multilateral consultations are scheduled for December 21. Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold a meeting in Sochi on January 19-20 in preparation for the Congress. However, the United States has been giving military and financial support for the PYD/YPG group, claiming they were fighting against Daesh. The new round of Syria peace ...

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  • Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82
Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82

Enberg's wife, Barbara, confirmed her husband's death to USA TODAY Sports on Thursday night. Enberg has also been recognized by the Basketball Hall of Fame and National Baseball Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.

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  • Year-old Texas boy killed in deputy-involved shooting
Year-old Texas boy killed in deputy-involved shooting

The Bexar County Coroner's Office told the Express-News that 6-year-old Kameron Prescott died from a single gunshot wound in the abdomen. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar originally said the victim was 7 years old. Officials initially pursued Jones following a call about a stolen vehicle because they said there were multiple warrants out for h...

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  • Gunfire killed all 58 victims of Las Vegas shooting, says coroner
Gunfire killed all 58 victims of Las Vegas shooting, says coroner

The deaths of all victims in the attack were ruled homicides. Twenty-one people were shot in the head, 36 died with chest and back wounds and one died of a gunshot to the leg, according to a chart the coroner released. Enclosure's mind was sent to Stanford University in California to examine after a visual review amid found no irregularities. "Wh...

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  • Aussie submarine lost 103 years ago found off Papua New Guinea
Aussie submarine lost 103 years ago found off Papua New Guinea

Incredibly, the latest search for the missing vessel started only last week. After years of searching, the wreck of World War I submarine AE1 has been found in waters off New Guinea. "We can now remember and properly commemorate their service in the Australian nation", Australia's Defence Minister, Marise Payne, explained at a press confere...

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  • U.S. ambassador ties himself in knots over terrorism claim
U.S. ambassador ties himself in knots over terrorism claim

Hoekstra, a Republican appointed to his new position on December 11, denied he had ever made that statement. Pete Hoekstra , who takes up his position in January, was being interviewed for Dutch current affairs show Niewsuur when he was asked to explain his past remarks about cars and politicians being set on fire in the Netherlands and th...

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  • Catalan separatists win majority in snap elections
Catalan separatists win majority in snap elections

Puigdemont is campaigning in the polarized election from Brussels. The investigation could lead to charges of rebellion and sedition that carry penalties of decades in prison. The European Commission said that its stance towards Catalonia remained the same despite the election result. Rajoy, speaking at a news conference, said he would make an ...

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  • PMO officials 'suppressed controversial 2G facts' from Manmohan: Court
PMO officials 'suppressed controversial 2G facts' from Manmohan: Court

All the massive propaganda which was being done against the UPA was without any foundation. "The court in its judgement has said that the 2G case was on the basis of gossips and rumours", Maken said. The CWC also said Modi, Jaitley and the BJP leadership should come forward to "own up their sinister maligning machinations and apologise to the...

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