Global

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:51

The department is investigating what caused the blunt force trauma. Researchers at The Center For Whale Research located on San Juan Island have been studying the orca for 40 years. Cottrell said ship strikes usually kill larger whales, like humpbacks and fins, but they kill orcas as well. Mr. Cottrell said the necropsy showed the nearly seven-metre-long orca was in good condition over all, with a thick layer of blubber.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:14

Trump tweeted Thursday that the USA must bolster its arsenal "until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes". Trump's tweet followed a statement from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said Russia must " strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces ".

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:02

The Aleppo campaign was marked with great brutality, particularly in the last few months when pro-government forces imposed a siege on the eastern rebel-held districts, and pursued a policy of massive aerial bombardment that deployed weapons like bunker-buster bombs and phosphorus.

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:46

Christmas day is expected to bring a high of 4C and a messy mix of snow and rain that could hamper travel plans late in the day. The worst affected areas of Scotland could suffer some "structural damage", the Met Office said, as well as restricted services on bridges and ferries.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:18

In October, the United States carried out a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea, sailing within waters claimed by China, but not within the 12-nautical-mile territorial limits of the islands. U.S. Navy buoyancy glider in 2015. Yang Yujun, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Defense, said in a statement that the Chinese ship took the USA drone "in order to prevent the device from harming the navigation safety and personnel safety of the ship".

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:15

The incident took place after an "unknown person" entered the mosque and shot multiple times at several people who were gathered for prayers. The attack injured three people, and the police spokesman didn't have an update on their condition.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:05

As a lawyer, he has no diplomatic or foreign policy experience. He is encouraged by Friedman's appointment, predicting it could signal a change in decades of global devotion to the two-state solution to the Oslo "land for peace" process, which many Israelis consider to be a failure.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:00

The style of attack and the target suggested Islamic extremism, he said. President Barack Obama's National Security Council released a statement Monday afternoon on the apparent terrorist attack in Berlin earlier the day, calling it a "horrific incident" and offering assistance.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:45

However, toxicology reports found the substance also contained methanol, an ingredient commonly found in antifreeze. Poisonings with surrogate alcohol are a regular occurrence in Russian Federation, but the Irkutsk case is one of the deadliest incidents of its kind in years.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:45

The company's data-driven approach measures the word of the year's worthiness by two metrics: a high volume of lookups and a high increase in lookups over last year. Deplorable - Democratic president candidate Hillary Clinton, during the election, famously called Trump supporters a "basket full of deplorables". Other publishers have recognised other political words.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:43

Specifically, the European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager , who was a former Danish economy affairs minister, concluded that Apple had used two shell companies incorporated in Ireland so that it could report its Europe-wide profits at effective rates well below 1 percent.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:44

While the fog has mostly lifted and temperatures will remain in the 40s until about 4 p.m. NWS is alerting residents to a quick drop in temperature late this afternoon. Overnight lows were expected to drop to 15 degrees in the local area Friday night, and the Saturday high may not rise above freezing. We do not expect significant wintry precipitation: no winter storms, very little if any impact whatsoever.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:45

The rise was part of a steady climb spurred by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' decision to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day, or 4 percent, at the end of November. In the short term, however, prices will not move much from their current base in the low $50s, well below last week's peak of $58, as the market waits for signs of Opec members following through on their pledges.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:31

The Syrian Observatory said 8,000 people, including some 3,000 fighters and more than 300 wounded, had left the city in convoys of buses and ambulances in the evacuations that began on Thursday morning. But aid agencies involved in the Aleppo evacuation were then told to leave the area without explanation, after the operation was aborted, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:26

I don't believe it. The FBI and others continue to say that Russian Federation didn't actually think that was going to happen. In his message to the CIA's workforce, Brennan said the administration has provided detailed briefings to lawmakers and their aides since the summer.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:13

It's the first time the Quebec director has made it this far in the selection process and he says he's "very happy and quite moved" by the recognition. Co-stars include Oscar victor Marion Cottilard (La Vie en Rose), Léa Seydoux (Blue Is the Warmest Color), Vincent Cassel (Black Swan) and Nathalie Baye (Catch Me If You Can).

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:13

Legislative business this session has been the lowest so far in the current Parliament (16th Lok Sabha). At the beginning of the session, 19 bills were listed for consideration and passage but only one was passed by Parliament. "However, this discussion lasted for about eight hours and did not conclude in either House", the report said. Rajya Sabha went through an incomplete debate on demonetisation the first day of the session before a deadlock set in over the demand for the presence of ...

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:01

After breaking into the bank branches at Rohmu and Aarihal areas, unidentified armed men on Thursday looted Jammu Kashmir Bank's branch at Ratnipora village of the South Kashmir's Pulwama district. On October 25, gunmen looted Rs. 2.25 lakhs from J&K Bank's Kardar branch in southern Kulgam district. The robbers reportedly left with Rs. 13 lakh cash.

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:11

Under a deal reached with Syria and backed by Russian Federation and Turkey, evacuations began from the last remaining pocket of rebel opposition in Aleppo on Thursday, but were halted in the early hours on Friday. More than 465 civilians, including 62 children, have died in east Aleppo during the assault, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The evacuation is part of a cease-fire deal reached this week to have the opposition surrender their last foothold in Aleppo to Syrian ...

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:01

A report in Focus magazine said there was evidence the child wanted to travel to Syria to join the militant terrorist cause. Public broadcaster Suedwestrundfunk, also citing unnamed security sources, said the boy was thought to have received instructions from ISIS via the encrypted instant messaging service Telegram.

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:01

A press release on the study confirms, "Birth defects were reported for 16 of 271 (6 percent) pregnant asymptomatic women and 10 of 167 (6 percent) symptomatic pregnant women". The virus' ability to persist for over half a year could explain why some infants who were born without microcephaly began to show developmental problems as time went on.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:55

News 3 meteorologist Haddie McLean said a winter storm will track from Colorado to central IL on Friday, putting southern Wisconsin in a favorable location for heavy snow. Then it become a high wind warning until 6 a.m. Friday. Much of the state falls into the 2 to 3 inch or 3 to 4 inch range (see maps). The snow will be accompanied by west winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, creating near-zero visibilities at times.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:56

President-elect Donald Trump announced two additions to his National Security Council, which is expected to be helmed by retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Crowley, who would be likely play a role akin to that of creative-writing student Ben Rhodes in the Obama administration, is also a published writer.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:55

Turkish police detained 586 people for having alleged links to PKK in raids conducted over the past two days, the interior ministry announced on Tuesday. In a statement issued by his office late yesterday, Mr. Ban expressed hope that the perpetrators of the attacks be swiftly identified and brought to justice.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:51

Her other credits include CBS' " The Good Wife " and ABC's " Once Upon a Time ". Sonequa Martin-Green has not yet released a statement about being casted for " Star Trek: Discovery " and what her future in " The Walking Dead " is. Star Trek: Discovery Wouldn't Be Complete Without A Few Klingon Villains'Star Trek: Discovery' E.P. Bryan Fuller brings in Klingons. Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts, who were executive producers, were given show-running responsibilities, and Fuller said he'd ...

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:16

Sparking a controversy, Jammu and Kashmir government had chose to approve compensation of Rs 4 Lakh a year after an army operation killed Khalid Muzaffar Wani, brother of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, also killed in an encounter.

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:15

When asked about the audio tape of a purported conversation between his cousin Goboi and a vigilance official, Rijiju said in Arunachal, all villagers are cousins. But as much as 60 per cent of the payment due to PEL was released on November 4, 2015, on instruction of Verma, much before the letter of Rijiju. "Now look at what one of his key ministers is involved in", said Congress chief spokesperson, Randeep Surjewala.

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:16

Sundeep married fashion stylist Karishma Naidu. The wedding was solemnised as per Sikh rituals at a Gurudwara. Of course, sunny was the star of the wedding but husband Daniel also stole the limelight. "The most touching picture had Sunny with her brother and sister in law, in which she captioned", Our family complete". On Career front, Sunny Leone, who started her journey in Indian showbiz with Bigg Boss show in 2011.

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:36

I hope that the supreme court will uphold the high court ruling that article 50 can not be triggered using the royal prerogative . In the nearby House of Commons, on the other side of Parliament Square, British legislators have been debating when that should happen and how it should unfold.

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:38

The Michigan Secretary of State said Friday that because the recount was halted before it was finished, the results certified on November 28 stand. Trump beat Clinton in the state by 10,704 votes according to the official results, the secretary of state's office said.