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Prakash extradited to Aust in months: PM


Australia has an extradition treaty with Turkey, where Prakash has been kept in a maximum-security prison. Prakash has been described by Attorney-General George Brandis as "the principal Australian reaching back from the Middle East into Australia". Read More »

European development bank OKs investment in West Bank, Gaza


Major risks across regionThe report said the latest forecasts were subject to major risks related to geopolitical tensions in and around the EBRD region, set against a backdrop of increased political uncertainty. " That is a final and binding resolution ". Capital flows to emerging markets and also the EBRD region, including bond and equity flows, strengthened in the first months of 2017, the bank noted. Read More »

DROUGHT MONITOR: Austin area sees return of 'abnormally dry' conditions


Severe Drought is noted along the Florida/Georgia state line, with lesser drought categories south of Interstate 10. A stretch of Extreme Drought classification covers the Withlacoochee River area of south-central Georgia as well. The director of Public works in Needham, for example, told me today water restrictions there will continue through the summer in agreement with their water supplier and all part of the Massachusetts Drought Management Plan. Read More »

Man hit by stabbing victim's vehicle in west-end robbery


Const. David Hopkinson said a man driving his auto was approached by two other men who produced knives and robbed him. The victim fled in a vehicle, and hit a pedestrian as he took off, paramedics told CityNews. After the driver was stabbed, police say preliminary investigation suggests the driver hit the gas pedal and struck the second suspect with the vehicle. Read More »

Final Red Band Trailer For Baywatch Pulls No Punches


In the latest red-band trailer for Baywatch, Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron's spider-senses are tingling - only it's not exactly their spider-senses. "Summer's hottest movie!" Dwayne wrote on his Twitter . Baywatch follows devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan (Johnson) as he butts heads with a brash new recruit (Efron). The Baywatch film co-stars Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra, Ilfenesh Hadera and Rob Huebel , with Kelly Rohrbach playing C.J. Read More »

Video shows altercation between 2 Southwest Airlines passengers

The rough exchange was caught on video . A video has surfaced from a Southwest Airlines flight of two passengers getting into a violent altercation within the plane itself. [The flight attendant] was the smallest one of all of them, and she was going in there. Cable was arrested in Burbank on suspicion of battery and is being held on $50,000 bail. Read More »

North Korea accuses CIA, Seoul of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong Un


The report claimed that US officials bribed the North Korean citizen, who it called "human scum", with $750,000 in payments to assassinate Kim using biochemical substances. Recent events like the USA warships sailing across the Korean peninsula and the activation of the THAAD missile shield in #SouthKorea have exacerbated tensions in the region. Read More »

Austrian vice chancellor steps down amid party infighting


Mr Mitterlehner is widely expected to be succeeded as leader of the People's party by Sebastian Kurz, Austria's 30-year-old foreign minister, who would then run for the Austrian chancellorship. Austrian Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner addresses a news conference in Vienna, Austria, May 10, 2017. The two governing parties and the anti-immigration Freedom Party are the country's strongest. Read More »

Obama Starts Defining His New Role in the Trump Era


Sally Yates, who was briefly the acting USA attorney general earlier this year, told White House counsel Don McGahn on January 26 that Flynn had not been telling the truth about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington . He said then she informed the White House counsel's office that there were materials relevant to the situation involving Flynn. Flynn's forced resignation followed media reports that he had discussed US -imposed sanctions on Russian Federation with Ambassador ... Read More »

Erdogan says 'saddened' by USA flags with Syrian YPG

Mr Erdogan said he would bring up the issue with President Donald Trump during his planned visit to Washington on May 16 - and called for the coordination between the USA and YPG to "come to an end". The Turkish military said the strikes were meant to prevent the PKK from sending terrorists, arms, ammunition and explosives to Turkey. The Kurdish fighters are close to the Kurdistan Workers' Party in Turkey, which is an insurgent group designated as a terror organization by North Atlantic ... Read More »

Pakistan army backs off after questioning PM's authority


The statement said the action already taken by the Federal Government against Senator Pervaiz Rashid is endorsed. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday moved an adjournment motion in the National Assembly seeking discussion over the long-standing Dawn Leaks controversy. Read More »

Cloudy skies, rain in the weekend's forecast


SUNDAY: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures continue for Mothers' Day Sunday , with a high temperature of 78 degrees. North wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. North wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Snow levels fall to around 3,000' Friday evening and remain fairly low through the weekend, so many areas could see a little snow mixed into the precipitation if showers develop. Read More »

United States to arm Kurdish fighters against ISIS


U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters Wednesday that the U.S. has had very open discussions with Turkey. Dana W. White, the chief Pentagon spokeswoman, confirmed the decision in a statement Tuesday. United States officials would not go into details about the armaments destined for the Kurdish fighters, reports NBC. The group is part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a coalition of rebel fighters that Washington has for years considered its main ally in Syria. Read More »

New York fines cab companies for fleecing migrants fleeing to Canada


Northern Taxi and C&L Taxi were investigated in an undercover sting operation by the New York Attorney General's office. He later admitted to regularly charging four to six times the normal price for fares heading to the border. A call left at the number provided by the City of Plattsburgh for Northern Taxi was not returned. As part of the investigation, the attorney general's investigator also took two other cab rides from Plattsburgh to the border with other companies. Read More »

Nebraska, Iowa lawmakers have mixed reactions to Trump firing Comey

But most Republicans also refused to embrace Democratic calls for a special counsel and it was not clear their hand-wringing would result in any action. The White House gave a different account of the decision, saying Trump had been unhappy with Comey since his inauguration - and had chose to fire him after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who's been on the job for two weeks, advocated getting rid of him during a meeting Monday. Read More »

Gingrich: Trump Had No Choice But to Fire Comey


July 5, 2016: Holds news conference to announce that "no reasonable prosecutor" would bring criminal charges against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, over her email practices as secretary of state, but criticizes Clinton and her staff for being "extremely careless" in their handling of classified material. Read More »

Now, get delivery of train tickets at home via cash on delivery


The pay-on-delivery payment option for customers is available on IRCTC's website and mobile app, said a senior IRCTC official. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation will now allow passengers to book train tickets online without having to pay touts and travel agents. Read More »

Woman Jailed For Running Down Cyclist In Road Rage Attack


Sentencing, Judge Gregory Perrins told Henshaw-Bryan her actions could have killed the victim , and that she must have been aware of the risk her risky driving presented to him. He suffered internal bleeding and was left unable to work - prompting a crowdfunding page to help Mr Doughty pay his rent. Henshaw-Bryan originally told police her boyfriend at the time who was a passenger in the vehicle grabbed the wheel and aimed it at Doughty. Read More »

India, Russia review bilateral cooperation


She said, the future roadmap is being implemented enthusiastically. India and Russian Federation today agreed to work closely in various sectors, including security, nuclear energy and disaster management. He said that Wednesday's discussions focused on trade and economic cooperation as also atomic energy, transport corridor, agriculture and space cooperation. Read More »

(X) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

Macquarie raised shares of United States Steel from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $23.00 to $30.00 in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. The stock notched a 12-month high of $8.47 while $11.00 target is by far the most aggressive out of analysts who are now evaluating the company, $2.53 higher than the next highest ... Read More »