S. Korea court to rule on President Park impeachment Friday

10 Мар, 2017

The ruling will be broadcast live on television. Hwang, who is serving as acting president following Park's impeachment on Dec 9, emerged recently as the best hope among conservative voters because there is no outstanding rival coming from the conservative camp.


Poachers kill rhino in French zoo

08 Мар, 2017

Southern white rhinos like Vince were almost extinct in the late 19 century, according to the WWF . Thoiry Zoo, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Paris, features a safari park that visitors can only access in a vehicle. "Hundreds of white rhinos have been killed annually in recent years", the WWF says. Vince was born at Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands in 2012, and was transferred to the Thoiry Zoo in March 2015.


Syrian Govt, Rebels Agree on Agenda for Future Peace Talks

05 Мар, 2017

The latest round of intra-Syrian peace talks wrapped up on Friday, with UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura commending the progress made since negotiations kicked off last week. "De Mistura's mistake was that he did not join several opposition groups into one". The Russian military says its officers have planned and directed the Syrian operation to recapture Palmyra.


Oil down on record USA crude stocks, flat Russian output

05 Мар, 2017

It is too early to decide whether to extend OPEC's global deal on oil output cuts into the latter part of 2017, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Reuters . "Full compliance with production cuts are not showing up in lower exports for numerous OPEC countries", he said . Analysts say the weekly USA rig count data slated for release later will a be key price mover to watch.


LeEco fires 85% staff of Indian unit, may exit India

04 Мар, 2017

Regarding the layoffs, Li stated that the company has reimagined and recalibrated its business in the country since 2016 and has taken the necessary steps to make sure that the operations are in sync with the resources. LeEco's Mumbai and Delhi offices are currently running with a skeletal staff, while the company is now firing people in its Bengaluru office. Alex Li , Chief Operating Officer , LeEco India said, "All businesses need to be profitable to be sustainable".


Drone strikes kill 4 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

03 Мар, 2017

The value of the intelligence gathered during the raid, it's timing and whether the mission can be called a "success" has been a subject of public debate - with conflicting reports citing unnamed USA officials as saying both it yielded and didn't yield actionable intelligence.


Shrinking trade surplus to be short-lived

03 Мар, 2017

Annualised growth was 2.4 per cent nationally, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The fourth quarter figure translates to estimated economic growth rate of -1.51 per cent for the full year, meaning that the Nigerian economy performed better overall last year as the growth rate was higher than the contraction of -1.8 per cent predicted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


Judge OKs pretrial release of Pulse gunman's widow but delays order

03 Мар, 2017

In handing down her ruling, Ryu said there was no proof Salman had any connection to the Islamic State jihadist group or had exhibited extremist views. Salman said her husband abused steroids, which led to weight gain and erratic moods. According to the indictment, Salman also knowingly engaged in misleading conduct toward law enforcement "on or about June 12" with the intention to "hinder, delay and prevent communication" to federal law enforcement agencies information relating to the attack ...


Syrian opposition refuses to add terrorism to United Nations talks agenda

03 Мар, 2017

United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura has proposed to the negotiators in Geneva that the issue of fighting terrorism and the ceasefire should be handled in parallel talks in the Kazakh capital Astana, sponsored by Russia, Turkey and Iran.


Pancake Day 2017 - How to make pancakes an easy two step recipe

02 Мар, 2017

Three-year-old Payton Longster is excited as her great-grandmother pours on the maple syrup at the annual Shrove Tuesday supper Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Elm St. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk and sugar ahead of the fasting season of Lent.


Beloved hippo Gustavito dies after beating in El Salvador zoo

01 Мар, 2017

In 2015, the country of 6 million people recorded more than 6600 homicides, giving it the worst murder rate in the western hemisphere. El Salvador , which has been ravaged by violence for years, has been mourning him on social media since news of his passing.


Ashes to Go offered on Wednesday

01 Мар, 2017

Mary's in Tuxedo Episcopal Church will take Ash Wednesday to the streets on Wednesday, March 1. "We looked at the situation on the ground.People and families are on the move all the time", Fr Mooney told the paper. He said although Lent was a penitential season, it was also a joyful season. The " Glitter Ash Wednesday" initiative was created by the NY faith-based organization "Parity".


Suspect says she was paid $124 to apply deadly nerve agent

28 Фев, 2017

VX is an oily liquid that is odorless, tasteless and amber in color. In airport surveillance footage, the women appear to smear something onto Kim's face with their hands before walking away in separate directions. Police confirmed that a raid on a condominium on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur was related to the probe. The police forensic team, fire department and Atomic Energy Licensing Board swept the budget terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2) at 1 a.m.


Campaign for Obama to run in France gains momentum

28 Фев, 2017

A petition backed by a website and poster campaign launched last Monday, titled "Obama17", is calling for Barack Obama to run for president in France's upcoming election. As of Thursday evening, about 27,000 people had signed. The website also says that Obama could be an antidote to the popularity of right-wing parties in the country.


Fox News Invites Fake Swedish Defense Advisor to Clarify Trump's Remarks

28 Фев, 2017

The company, which says it is based in Washington, Brussels and Tokyo, offers a variety of consulting services, including the "operations and management of possible kidnap and ransom situations", according to its website, and reports in the Japanese media suggest Bildt was involved a number of hostage negotiations involving Japanese citizens.


Issa calls for special prosecutor on Russian interference in election

27 Фев, 2017

Republican Representative Darrel Issa said in an interview late Friday he believed Sessions and his deputy, also a political appointee, needed to separate themselves from the Federal Bureau of Investigation probes related to Trump. Darrell Issa said Friday on HBO's " Real Time with Bill Maher ". But he said it would not be enough for Sessions to recuse himself and assign the matter to a deputy, because "that's another political appointee".


Joseph Wapner, Judge on 'The People's Court,' Dies at 97

27 Фев, 2017

He heard thousands of cases during his 12 years on the show, according to the entertainment website TMZ . Millions of Americans welcomed the retired Los Angeles judge, with his grandfatherly appearance, into their living rooms every weekday.


Body Of Russian UN Ambassador Returned To Moscow

25 Фев, 2017

He was taken to hospital on Monday, where he died, Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said. Churkin died Monday at a NY hospital at age 64. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said Tuesday that Churkin was quote "brilliant, wise, gracious and amusing". "We must do everything to immortalize our friend".


'Phenomenal right now': How the White House sees US-Mexico relations

24 Фев, 2017

The Mexican side plans to seek more information on Trump's executive orders at the summit, according to notes from a senior official that outlines Mexico's planned talking points at the meeting. Mexico relies on the United States as a trading partner, sending 80 per cent of its exports to its northern neighbour. To set them back on track, the countries' top diplomats avoided any mention of the combative U.S.


Save the children warns of children's safety during Mosul operations

23 Фев, 2017

So far, Iraqi forces have taken almost 50,000 square miles of territory in the offensive that is being spearheaded south of west Mosul, Iraq's Federal Police said. Dorrian declined to say if any USA troops had been wounded in the attacks. "Mosul would be a tough fight for any army in the world", said Lt Gen Stephen Townsend, the commander of the coalition, in a statement.


Headstones damaged, knocked over at Jewish cemetery in University City

22 Фев, 2017

Lt Fredrick Lemons said investigators were looking at surveillance camera footage to help determine who had pushed over the headstones. The local Muslim community has also offered to assist with efforts to clean up, according to the cemetery's executive director.


Rockets fired at Israel from Egypt's Sinai, army claims

22 Фев, 2017

The website cited sources in the Israeli army as saying that the warning sirens did not go off in the area in which the rockets exploded. Five members of the Egyptian branch of the terrorist militia Islamic State were killed in an Israeli airstrike in northern Sinai, the group said late Sunday.


Homeland Security's memos detail 'aggressive' guidelines to carry out Trump's immigration plans

22 Фев, 2017

The directives would also instruct Immigration and Customs Enforcement , as well as Customs and Border Protection , the parent agency of the Border Patrol, to begin reviving a program that recruits local police officers and sheriff's deputies to help with deportation , effectively making them de facto immigration agents.


Greece gives ground in debt talks

22 Фев, 2017

There's no specific deadline for a deal, said Dijsselbloem, who is chairing the meeting, adding there would be "no acute need for money" in Greece before the summer. "We managed to reach an agreement with structural reforms as its main outline, which will not have even one euro of budgetary impact - that is, not a single euro of additional austerity", Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told local Alpha TV.


Trump's views on Israel-Palestine 'misrepresented'

22 Фев, 2017

Last year, Lee was the first Singaporean prime minister to visit Israel, and Netanyahu's official visit is the first to Singapore by an Israeli prime minister. One of the officials said the main goal of the meeting was to start a regional peace process that Netanyahu said he wanted. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the friendship between Israel and Australia dated back to the establishment of Israel in 1948.


Marketplace blast in Somalia kills 34

20 Фев, 2017

Police and medics said, the death toll from the vehicle bomb blast at the market is likely to rise because of the high number of seriously injured people now being treated at the hospitals. Troops from the African Union forced al-Shabab out of Mogadishu in 2011. Dr Mohamed Yusuf, the manager of the Madina hospital, said they received 47 injured people.


China Cannot Be Expected to Punish North Korea

20 Фев, 2017

In 2016, despite a United Nations sanction imposed in April that year, China bought even more North Korean coal, with imports reaching 22.5 million tonnes, up 14.5 per cent from the previous year. The ban also comes after news broke Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's older half brother, Kim Jong-nam, was assassinated in Kuala Lumpur the previous day.


One dead and 20 injured after passenger train derails near Brussels

19 Фев, 2017

One carriage overturned in the accident and 100 people were on the train at the time. It is now unclear the reason why the train dislodged from the tracks. Investigators are now trying to determine the cause of the deadly derailment. In February 2010, two trains collided in a Brussels suburb, killing 18 people and injuring 95.


California rain: Flash flooding possible in SoCal as officials watch Oroville dam

18 Фев, 2017

LOS ANGELES Intense rain, heavy snow and strong winds pounded California and southern OR on Friday, prompting the evacuation of dozens of homes east of Los Angeles, officials said. A high wind warning has been issued for 7 a.m. Friday through 2 p.m. Saturday. "Heavy snow, gusty winds, low visibility in blowing snow, and icy roads make for risky driving conditions", according to the NWS.


North Korea demands Malaysia return Kim Yong Nam's body immediately

16 Фев, 2017

North Korean embassy officials followed Jong-nam's body when it was taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning. Sources familiar with the stand-off said that Malaysian authorities however stood their ground and refused to accede to the request.



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