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Somaliland: Voters finally head to the polls amidst widespread corruption

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Local and parliamentary elections have been delayed until October 2018, the first official vote for the lower house in 12 years, while the upper house hasn't been elected since 1997, he said. Authorities will block social media from when polls close at 6 p.m. until the victor is announced at an unspecified time, Information Minister Osman Abdilahi Sahardeed said by phone from Hargeisa, the main city. Read More »

Nawaz challenges AC's decision on joint trial plea

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As the deadline for Nawaz Sharif's sons to appear in court in connection to the accountability references against them lapsed, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday requested the court seize Hassan and Hussain Nawaz's properties. Read More »

Tiff with Uber driver costs Texas prosecutor her job

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On Monday, District Attorney Faith Johnson revealed the firing in a statement, announcing that a "thorough investigation" had been conducted. The DA continued, "As public servants, we represent the people of Dallas County and are examples, of justice, professionalism, and ethical behavior both inside and outside of the courtroom". Read More »

Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as USA health secretary

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In 2012, he became the president of the company's affiliate for North America, Lilly USA. Azar's nomination must be approved by the U.S. Senate, which is controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans. "I don't think it's possible to reform the system unless you truly understand this very complicated system we've created", says Adam Fein, president of Pembroke Consulting. Read More »

Police shoot vehicle to stop it, killing driver

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Fall River Police say the shooting and arrests are related. Officers were called to a disturbance on Riggenbach Road near Airport Road at approximately 11:45 p.m. One relative, Jose Ruiz-Hernandez, 42, was also charged with assault and battery on a police officer, records show. Five people were arrested at the hospital where Ruiz-Barreto was pronounced dead. Read More »

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger bashes NFL's Thursday Night Football

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It's so tough on guys. "It's a very violent, physical game we play". Just like the Steelers, they have made winning games look hard but head coach Mike Mullarkey has described his players as "resilient" and a touchdown from DeMarco Murray - his third of the game - just about sealed the deal against the Bengals. Read More »

New York Becomes 28th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana for PTSD

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Veterans Day to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. The medical marijuana program in NY has been criticized for having too strict a list of qualifying conditions. "What we've said to the veterans is we appreciate your service and when you come back home we'll be there for you. Read More »

Jennison Associates LLC Has $59.27 Million Position in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Abbott Laboratories will post 2.5 earnings per share for the current year. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 23 with "Outperform". Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Read More »

President's Chief Of Staff Says He Ignores His Boss's Tweets

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I don't. Wrapping this up he said any nation that trades with U.S. knows "that the rules have changed". Trump is now in the Phillipines after visiting Japan, China, South Korea and Vietnam on a tour of Asia this week. After it was reported that the Kim Jong-un had called him "old and insane", Trump mocked the reclusive leader by tweeting that he'd "NEVER call him short and fat ". Read More »

Keep your cheap awards that peel - Davido blasts AFRIMA organizers

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Others are Shayfeen (Morocco), Thandiswa (South Africa), Emtee (South Africa), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Asikey (Nigeria), Neza (Rwanda), Toofan (Togo), Nduduzo Mhakatini (South Africa), Nsoki (Angola), Halmelmal Abate (Ethiopia), The Dogg (Namibia), Adaza Cookey (Nigeria), Shyn (Madagascar), DJ Coublon (Nigeria) bagged one award each. Read More »

Suspect who stabbed security guards killed by police: cops

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Lockhart was asked to drop the knife at least 20 times, according to police. He was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital. Both women were hospitalized in serious condition. The armed man did not comply, and instead stepped toward the officers with the knife displayed in his right hand. The suspect was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he expired. Read More »

Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar

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The court also issued show-cause notice Dar's surety-giver Ahmed Ali Qudoosi who was present in the courtroom. During hearing, the team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted a report regarding the four bank accounts of Hussain Nawaz. Read More »

Islamic Jihad raises state of readiness to 'highest level'

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In yet another measure against Islamic Jihad, Israel arrested one of its senior leaders, identified as Tareq Qadaan, near the city of Jenin in the northern part of the occupied West Bank on Monday. The Palestinian terror group has vowed revenge. Any attacks by the Islamic Jihad will elicit a strong response, not only against them, but also against Hamas. Read More »

Industrial production rises 6.2%

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Fixed asset investment also cooled with the year-to-date rate of growth slipping from 7.5% in September to 7.3% in October (consensus: 7.3%). Growth of property investment slowed to 7.8 percent year-on-year in the first 10 months, 0.3 percentage point lower than that of the first nine months. Read More »

Campaign Raises More Than $70000 for Woman Who Flipped off Trump

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The GoFundMe is meant to support the cyclist , Juli Briskman , who lost her job because of the photo. While it appears she remains without employment following her firing, a GoFundMe campaign named "Thank You Juli Briskman " has raised over $60,000 (out of a goal of $100,000) in just seven days. Read More »

'No Indication' Saudi Coalition Reopening Yemen Ports

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The Saudi-led coalition said Monday it would reopen Yemen's ports closed after a ballistic missile attack by Yemen on Riyadh - but not ports in Houthi-control territory. While the language of the resolution calls to "increase efforts to adopt all necessary and appropriate measures to prevent civilian casualties and increase humanitarian access", it does not call for an end to USA support of the Saudi-led coaltion attacking Yemen. Read More »

UCLA players set to return to U.S. after being detained in China

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Putin that Donald Trump can be played by foreign leaders who are going to appeal to his ego and to try to play upon his insecurities, which is very, very worrisome from a national-security standpoint". Trump raised the issue with Xi during their meeting on Saturday, The Washington Post reports , and Xi promised the players will be fairly treated. Read More »

4th slaying in Tampa could be linked to serial killer

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Police said the body was found shortly before 5 a.m. near North Nebraska Avenue and East McBerry Street. The man was shot just blocks from a memorial honoring the three victims killed in the Seminole Heights neighborhood. Monica Hoffa, 32, was found dead in a vacant lot on October 13 after being shot. In October, three other people - Benjamin Mitchell, 22, Monica Hoffa, 32, and Anthony Naiboa, 20 - were shot and killed within days of each other in the same neighborhood. Read More »

Rahul shouldn't visit religious places only during elections: BJP

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As the Election Commission has issued a directive to the Congress to complete their internal elections by the end of the year, sources suggest that the internal elections will take place after the Gujarat state assembly elections. A senior leader said that the possibility of the Congress internal polls taking place ahead of the Gujarat elections was unlikely, saying that it would create an "unnecessary distraction" for party workers. Read More »

Three properties of Underworld Don, Dawood Ibrahim, sold to SBUT

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An official of the Smuggling and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act (SAFEMA) confirmed that the SBUT made the highest bid for the three sealed properties of the crime lord and bought them at the cost of over Rs 11 crore during the auction at the Indian Merchant Chamber office. Read More »

W.Bengal Wins The Rosogulla Fight With Odisha

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According to reports, they provided all documents claiming that Rosogolla was their discovery, however after months of legal battle and referring to the history, the GI tag was given to Bengal. West Bengal have several candies on similar lines to that of rosogolla. Bengal and Odisha have been locked in a bitter fight over the GI registration of rosgulla since 2015. Read More »

NASA postpones JPSS-1 weather satellite launch

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The new satellite will be the most advanced polar-orbiting weather platform the US has yet put to use, NOAA officials said, since it will carry upgraded instruments able to gather more weather information than ever before. This would avoid a dreaded gap that could have adversely affected weather forecast accuracy in the U.S. JPSS will provide more detailed information about atmospheric temperature and air moisture leading to more accurate near-term weather predictions. Read More »

The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump

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Trump also visited Japan, South Korea and China. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the ASEAN Summit in Manila . Duterte was extended by Mr. Modi during the bilateral discussions. The United States and the Philippines, a former U.S. colony, have been strategic allies since World War Two but their relations have been strained by anti-US outbursts from Mr Duterte and his enthusiasm for better ties with Russian Federation and China. Read More »