• Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected
Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

More than 150 Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation are now listed on the official Pyeongchang Games website. All Russian athletes implicated were retrospectively disqualified from Sochi 2014 by an IOC Disciplinary Commission chaired by Denis Oswald for their role in the "systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping process at the Games ...

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  • US Crude Output Rises to 10 Million/BPD
US Crude Output Rises to 10 Million/BPD

Brent futures were down 30 USA cents at $64.51 a barrel by 9.25am GMT. Crude and oil product inventory builds aside, the EIA also reported United States domestic crude production hitting 10.251 million b/d, exceeding the 10.044 million b/p record set in 1970.

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  • Philippines to issue 'total ban' on OFW deployment to Kuwait on Monday
Philippines to issue 'total ban' on OFW deployment to Kuwait on Monday

Duterte's announcement comes after weeks of tensions between the two states. Duterte then went on to scold the rulers of the Gulf state where some 250,000 Filipinos are based. Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, vice chair of the Senate labor committee, also expressed support for the President's decision. Raul Francia, DOLE information and publication...

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  • McDonald succeeds Adams as Sinn Fein President
McDonald succeeds Adams as Sinn Fein President

Mary Lou McDonald has been formally elected as the new president of the party. Unlike McGuinness, he has always denied membership of the IRA. 'Our focus must be on building Sinn Fein into an organisation that is fit for objective, and our goal is to win, to win elections, to increase our political strength, to realise our ambition of being in go...

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  • Engler Moves To Fire Osteopathic Medicine Dean
Engler Moves To Fire Osteopathic Medicine Dean

The request is the first step in terminating Strampel's employment at MSU, according to the release. Members of Congress are also investigating the U.S. The university also suspended Suresh Mukherji as chair of the radiology department, though it did give a specific reason as to why. "We are cooperating with all investigations and inquiries",...

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  • Stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 50
Stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 50

The Nasdaq is up 148.59 points, or 2.2 percent. The yield on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasuries US10YT=RR hovered around 2.82 percent after touching a four-year peak of 2.885 percent on Monday. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 8.64-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 6.92-to-1 ratio favored decliners. "There is a lot of concern ...

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  • Pence avoids Kim Jong-un's sister at Olympics
Pence avoids Kim Jong-un's sister at Olympics

His office said he did not interact with the North Koreans. Even months ago, such an encounter would have been unthinkable. During the ceremony, the wireless service in the stadium stopped working as soon as the ceremony began, hampering reporters and spectators who wanted to post on social media.

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  • JP Duminy Makes A Big Statement On Kuldeep Yadav And Yuzvendra Chahal
JP Duminy Makes A Big Statement On Kuldeep Yadav And Yuzvendra Chahal

We knew we won't get grass on the pitch because when it's seaming, it can be anyone's game. Both are very fearless in terms of how they bowl and the kind of fields they want as well. So you are always going to be a little bit tentative", JP Duminy was quoted as saying by ESPNcricinfo after the third ODI. "Once you become comfortable with pickin...

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  • Partition was result of Congress' wrong policies: Modi
Partition was result of Congress' wrong policies: Modi

Athawale cited former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to gather support for his rationale. "We had raised the issue of (package to) Andhra Pradesh". "Democracy is integral to this nation and is in our culture", the prime minister said, referring to the democratic practices in ancient India. If you have noticed we haven't put up a paywall unlike...

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  • Winter Olympics: New Zealand's Winter Olympic uniforms a 'let down'
Winter Olympics: New Zealand's Winter Olympic uniforms a 'let down'

But Vice President Pence has not ruled out a meeting with North Korean officials during his visit to South Korea . Throw in there the accusations that South Korea has had to arrange huge payouts for past meetings, and that these earlier encounters, while producing indelible images , have done little to slow North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapon...

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  • Narendra Modi to become first Prime minister to visit Palestine
Narendra Modi to become first Prime minister to visit Palestine

PM Modi had skipped Palestine when he had visited Israel in July 2017 to signal his Government's decision to treat both nations as "mutually independent and exclusive". He said he will also be addressing the 6th edition of the World Government Summit in Dubai , where India is the guest country. Some appreciated India's support for the Palestinia...

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  • Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people
Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people

Local media reports said the bus tipped over, and quoted passengers as saying the bus was full and traveling very fast. Witnesses told horrific stories of watching dazed and bloody passengers drag themselves from the mangled wreckage. It was really chaotic in the bus. "People fell on top of one another and got tossed around from side to side"...

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  • Palestinian shot dead by Israeli military at West Bank settlement
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli military at West Bank settlement

Tensions have risen since United States President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6. An Israeli security guard was stabbed and wounded and his Palestinian assailant killed at the entrance to the West Bank settlement of Karmei Tzur.

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  • CIA Paid $100000 to Shadowy Russian Touting Trump Dirt and Stolen Cyberweapons
CIA Paid $100000 to Shadowy Russian Touting Trump Dirt and Stolen Cyberweapons

It is unclear what funds were used to make the $100,000 payment, the article explained. No sound could be actually heard on it, which ultimately diminished its importance, although originally it was promised the video would show Trump hanging out with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room back in 2013 - something Mr.

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  • Two Ohio police officers shot and killed, suspect injured
Two Ohio police officers shot and killed, suspect injured

Columbus police are heading the investigation into the shooting, Morbitzer said. 10 4:37 p.m: The two officers who were shot and killed after a shooting in Westerville have been identified. "These were two of the best we had". After both cops were struck, Morbitzer said that 39-year-old Joering died on scene while Morelli, 54, was transported t...

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  • Israel Launches Attack In Syria After Shooting Down Iranian Drone
Israel Launches Attack In Syria After Shooting Down Iranian Drone

An hour later, Israeli jets were dispatched and sent to attack the base in Syria where the drone came from. Among the sites in northern Israel to see thousands of visitors were Mount Hermon, as well as the Banias and Hula Valley nature reserves, the Parks Authority said .

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  • Army clarifies on casualty in Jammu terrorist attack
Army clarifies on casualty in Jammu terrorist attack

A group of militants hurled grenades and used heavy volume of automatic gunfire to enter the Sunjuwan Military Station, police sources said . The remaining terrorists have been pinned down and the operation is being carried forward cautiously so that no further security force or civilian casualties occur , they said.

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  • Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in collision near Los Angeles, 3 people hospitalized
Justin Trudeau's motorcade involved in collision near Los Angeles, 3 people hospitalized

Congressional lawmakers were supposed to be at Trudeau's speech Friday night at the Reagan library in Simi Valley, outside Los Angeles , but a brief government shutdown forced them all to stay longer in Washington and miss the event. Trump called the 24-year-old NAFTA trade pact agreement a job-killing "disaster" on the campaign trail and has th...

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  • Rachel Brand Stepping Down as Justice Department's No. 3
Rachel Brand Stepping Down as Justice Department's No. 3

She could have become more prominent if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had recused himself from the Robert Mueller special counsel probe. Rosenstein now oversees Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between President Trump's campaign and the Russian government, and Trump has flouted the possibility of firing him.

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  • Policeman killed, two wounded in Georgia shooting
Policeman killed, two wounded in Georgia shooting

A police officer was shot dead and two sheriff's deputies were wounded on Friday in a small Georgia town by a gunman who was then killed, the county sheriff said. It said 46 officers were killed by gunfire previous year, down from 64 in 2016. The Locust Grove officer died at the scene from a gunshot wound. On Monday, Micah Flick of the sheriff'...

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