• Michael R. Doty, SC Sheriff's Detective, Dies After Ambush Shooting
Michael R. Doty, SC Sheriff's Detective, Dies After Ambush Shooting

Doty ", the sheriff's office wrote on Facebook. Randy Clinton and Sgt. Buddy Brown are in stable condition, and Sgt. Kyle Cummings is recovering from wounds. York is about 25 miles southwest of Charlotte. Two officers were flown to CMC-Main and another was taken to the same hospital by a vehicle. Spokesman Thom Berry says McCall is still hospital...

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  • 'Time to change the date': Isabel Lucas joins Greens Australia Day campaign
'Time to change the date': Isabel Lucas joins Greens Australia Day campaign

The survey, conducted by The Australia Institute , quizzed 1,417 Australians about their views on Australia Day and their knowledge surrounding the national holiday. Their comments come after Tony Abbott described British settlement as "a very good thing" and attacked Bill Shorten for having a bet each way on the date of Australia Day .

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  • Russian Federation hits out at U.S. efforts to put pressure on North Korea
Russian Federation hits out at U.S. efforts to put pressure on North Korea

The talks, which did not include Russian Federation or China, are not expected to be a venue for resolving the conflict with North Korea, but rather a coordination of efforts. In the interview published on Wednesday, the US leader went a step farther from his December remarks. A pre-emptive USA attack could provoke a devastating retaliation by No...

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  • Bitcoin watchers blame the cryptocurrency's slump on the moon
Bitcoin watchers blame the cryptocurrency's slump on the moon

South Korea, in particular, is seeking to ban the digital medium, primarily because of its decentralized nature, and the fact that it is untraceable. Riot Blockchain , formerly a biotech company called Bioptix, shifted focus to become an investor in blockchain technology.

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  • Birmingham celebrates Commonwealth Games hosting win
Birmingham celebrates Commonwealth Games hosting win

Liverpool had also attempted to launch its own bid, but lost out to Birmingham as the UK's candidate city. The games would support an average of 4,526 workers per year from 2018 to 2022, the report adds. The only new venue in the bid is the Sandwell Aquatics Centre, set to host Swimming, Para Swimming and Diving. "I am sure that we will put o...

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  • Qatari royal claims being held against his will in UAE
Qatari royal claims being held against his will in UAE

It said it was considering available legal options with the ICAO and other relevant organisations. Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al Thani, Qatari government spokesman, denied the UAE's claim on Twitter. The UAE on Monday accused Qatari fighter jets of intercepting passenger flights operated by Emirati national carriers to Bahrain, as a months-old f...

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  • Stokes available for England despite charge, says European Central Bank
Stokes available for England despite charge, says European Central Bank

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been made available for England selection despite being charged by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) with affray in connection with a brawl outside a Bristol nightclub previous year. 4 December - It is announced Hales will not face criminal charges, and the European Central Bank says he is available for se...

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  • It is crucial to maintain USA military presence in Syria: Rex Tillerson
It is crucial to maintain USA military presence in Syria: Rex Tillerson

Over the past few years the US has been actively supporting a multi-ethnic group in Syria called the Syrian Democratic Forces, which is mainly made up of the leftist-nationalist Kurdish force YPG, as part of efforts to fight the Islamic State group.

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  • Sevilla rallies to beat Atletico in Copa del Rey quarters
Sevilla rallies to beat Atletico in Copa del Rey quarters

It was Lionel Messi who took it, but he was denied off by a wonderful save by the goalkeeper Diego Lopez. Youngster Oscar Melendo netted the victor for the hosts in the 88th minute with his first goal as a professional. Valverde went ahead with an unusual team selection. Sevilla scored two late goals to come from behind and beat Atletico Madri...

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  • Amazon Echo Launches in Australia, Alexa Gets An Aussie Accent
Amazon Echo Launches in Australia, Alexa Gets An Aussie Accent

Launch pricing for the speakers appears to be lower than what they'll shift to later on, with the Echo Dot arriving for $49, the standard Echo for $119, and the bigger Echo Plus for $199, with the trio shifting to $79, $149, and $229 respectively some time after launch.

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  • Boris Johnson's diplomatic visit to Russian Federation turns decidedly undiplomatic
Boris Johnson's diplomatic visit to Russian Federation turns decidedly undiplomatic

She issued a warning about the potential hazards of Russia's "sustained campaign of cyber espionage and disruption" . Russia's involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, its annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its military intervention in the Syria conflict on the side of President Bashar Assad dealt further blows to the two countries' relat...

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  • Supreme Court strikes down ban on Padmavat by BJP governments
Supreme Court strikes down ban on Padmavat by BJP governments

CJI Dipak Misra said that constitutional rights such as free speech can not be kept at bay. Chief of Shri Rajput Karni Sena , Lokendra Singh Kalvi has requested the people not allow the screening of the movie to take place. Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria has said, "We respect the Supreme Court's decision and will abide by it". ...

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  • India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile
India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

The user associate test-flight of the missile has further boosted indigenous missile capabilities and deterrence strength of the country, according to experts. India's tri-service Strategic Forces Command has already inducted the missiles Agni-I, Agni-II and Agni-III and will soon induct Agni-IV and Agni-V.

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  • Leonard Fournette involved in minor auto accident
Leonard Fournette involved in minor auto accident

It's been a rough few days for Leonard Fournette , at least personally. Fournette and the Jaguars face the Patriots on Sunday in the AFC championship in Foxborough, Mass. The accident occurred Tuesday, the team said. "Appreciate everyone that has reached out to check on him". He added 109 yards and three touchdowns in Jacksonville's 45-42 vict...

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  • Republicans can avert a shutdown if they turn the narrative
Republicans can avert a shutdown if they turn the narrative

House Republican leadership did propose a short-term government funding bill Tuesday night. But Democrats would still be left with a hard political decision: withhold their votes unless the plight of such immigrants , known as Dreamers, is addressed and risk a government shutdown , or vote to keep the government open and fund the Children's...

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  • New California declares 'independence' in bid to become 51st state
New California declares 'independence' in bid to become 51st state

The putative state has issued a declaration of independence which says it wants to create a "free, sovereign and independent state of New California due to the past and current government of California having failed". The Founders made it more hard for states to split than they did for states to leave the union. However, the movement is n...

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  • 26/11 survivor Moshe Holtzberg visits Nariman House
26/11 survivor Moshe Holtzberg visits Nariman House

Sporting the trademark Jewish small brimless cloth cap, 'Kippah, ' Netanyahu was warmly welcomed by the present Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky and other officials of Chabad House in the afternoon. During Moshe's visit to Nariman House, there was a large gathering of members of the Jewish community, police, security personnel and media around the building, ...

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  • Aadhaar Card Act will hollow out constitution: SC told
Aadhaar Card Act will hollow out constitution: SC told

Last November a two-judge bench headed by Justice Chelameswar had passed an order that a five-judge bench of seniormost judges in the apex court should be set up to consider an independent probe into a corruption case in which bribes were allegedly taken in the name of settling cases pending before Supreme Court judges.

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  • Benjamin Netanyahu calls his visit Sabarmati Ashram 'inspiration'
Benjamin Netanyahu calls his visit Sabarmati Ashram 'inspiration'

India-Israel ties boosted as Israeli PM flies kites, holds roadshow in Gujarat. He said, " Israel's technology and creativity influence the entire world. When I walk on the streets of India like I just did in Agra, I saw the sympathy and friendship of people. It understands that knowledge is the future.

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  • UBM shares jump on talks with Informa over possible merger
UBM shares jump on talks with Informa over possible merger

The proposed combined group will be owned 65.5% by Informa shareholders and 34.5% by UBM shareholders. In a stock exchange announcement after market close on Tuesday, UBM said that in light of its recent its share price movement, it was disclosing that the duo are in discussions "regarding a potential combination of the two companies".

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