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DHS Official Quits Over Past Offensive Remarks

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The DHS's Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships was created in 2006 after hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma to help religious and community organizations respond to emergencies and natural disasters. In one of several clips in which Johnson railed against Islam, he said, "Islam is not our friend", and, "I agree with Dinesh D'Souza, your friend and mine, who says all that Islam has ever given us is oil and dead bodies over the last millennia and a half". Read More »

Plane and helicopter CRASH in mid-air collision over UK

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Fire and ambulance services were also in attendance. As many as seven firefighting appliances accompanied by urban search vehicles were deployed to the area with locals also supporting the rescue efforts. "I understand it is in a wooded area near the manor". Air crash investigators are being sent to the scene, but the priority is being placed on saving lives, police said. Read More »

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Says Bill Clinton Should've Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal

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At least one former top Hillary Clinton aide sent a warning shot Gillibrand's way on Thursday night. " Ken Starr spent $70 million on a consensual blowjob". Senator Kirsten Gillibrand , the senator from NY who holds the Senate seat once held by Hillary Clinton , believes that former president Bill Clinton should have resigned over his sexual misconduct. Read More »

Kenyan police fire in air to disperse opposition demonstrators

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His supporters defied police and nearly overpowered the security officers as they thronged Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Raila's return turned chaotic after police repulsed his supporters from accessing JKIA and engaged in running battles for the better part of the day. Read More »

Saudi monarch to step down in favor of crown prince

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The source said that once the transfer of power is complete, the new king will ramp up hostilities against Saudi Arabia's bitter rival Iran, with fears of a possible military clash. 'Contrary to the advice of the royal family elders, that's MBS's next target. Speaking by telephone, Xi told Salman that China's determination to deepen strategic cooperation with Saudi Arabia will not waver, no matter how the global and regional situation changes, China's Foreign Ministry said late on Thursday. Read More »

Egypt says Wahat attackers received training in Libya

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The statement said that the Libyan militant was the only one who survived security raids after the deadly two-day confrontations that started on October 20 and left 16 policemen dead and 13 wounded, besides one kidnapped but was freed later by the forces. Read More »

Virgin Hyperloop signs MoU with Government of Maharashtra on preliminary study

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It said it has entered into a pact with the Maharashtra government to conduct a preliminary study to identify potential routes for the new transportation mode and analyse its economic impact. "We are happy to partner with Virgin Hyperloop One for its preliminary study in our region and we hope to bring out some concrete solutions for the state swiftly". Read More »

TERROR: Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack

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The 70-year-old victim was lightly injured on his head and was taken to Shaarei Tzedek hospital. The Palestinian and one of the wounded were evacuated to the Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem. "A Palestinian ran into an Israeli in the [Jewish-only] Gush Etzion [settlement bloc] in the southern West Bank", Israeli military spokesman Avichai Adarai said in a statement. Read More »

Now, BHU launches 'sanskari' app to block pornographic content

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Har Har Mahadev app was developed in six months and can block 3,800 websites related to pornographic and violent content. While some are saying that this app has been created to curb rapes and molestation incidents, other reports have claimed that this "sanskaaari" app will help "change" those addicted to pornography and violent content. Read More »

CNN Quotes Ex-Obama Intelligence Officials Criticizing Trump on Russian Federation

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The CIA issued a statement that Director Mike Pompeo "stands by and has always stood by the January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment entitled: Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections". Later, in a news conference Sunday in Hanoi with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Trump appeared to be trying to parse his earlier remarks, saying, "What I said is that I believe [Putin] believes that". Read More »

Iraqi troops free last major IS stronghold

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The region swiftly fell to IS when its fighters swept through the Sunni Arab heartland north and west of Baghdad in 2014 before proclaiming its "caliphate". Both the USA and Russian Federation have embedded special forces with their respective partners and are supporting their advances with airstrikes. Rawa borders Syria, whose army declared victory over the militants on November 9, after seizing the last substantial town on the border with Iraq. Read More »

College Officials Voice Opposition to GOP Tax Bills

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Eliminating the tuition waiver exemption would more than double Da Silva's taxable income to $44,000 and almost triple her federal tax bill to $6,000, even though she pockets less than half of that total amount. As Republicans in Congress move forward with tax reform legislation, administrators at Middlebury and at colleges across the country have expressed concerns about several provisions that could significantly alter the federal government's role in higher education. Read More »

Russian Federation to host summit on Syria with Iran, Turkey officials

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Britain's United Nations ambassador told reporters Tuesday that it's extremely important that everyone who uses chemical weapons in Syria or elsewhere is held accountable, and the JIM is crucial in determining responsibility. Washington made that allegation although Russian drones detected the transfer of the terrorists carrying heavy weapons to zones under US control in Syria. Read More »

Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

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Singapore is cracking down on companies that trade with North Korea as part of its efforts to comply with worldwide sanctions punishing the regime's nuclear and missile development. North Korea has tested a series of missiles this year, including one that flew over Japan, and conducted its sixth and biggest nuclear test in September. Read More »

Steyer launches second ad in Trump impeachment campaign

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San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer is bumping up his $20 million effort to impeach President Trump with a new nationwide ad blasting the president and the Republican-led Congress for their proposed tax plan. Cohen and other leaders of the impeachment effort disagreed that their effort could hurt Democrats in next year's congressional elections. "House Democrats lack a positive message and are completely unwilling to work across the aisle, so instead they've made a decision to support a ... Read More »

Maharashtra to provide security for 'Padmavati'

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The controversy over Bollywood film " Padmavati " took an ugly turn today as a leader of the Shri Rajput Karni Sena cited Ramayana's Surpanakha nose-chopping incident and warned her against "inciting" sentiments. The Karni Sena has called for a country-wide bandh on December 1, the day the film is slated to be released. The film has been embroiled in controversies galore, with outfits now threatening Deepika as well, but the actress was all smiles along with the kids. Read More »

Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The Pennsylvania Trust Co holds 1,700 shares with $215,000 value, down from 4,315 last quarter. (NYSE: SLB ) shares were sold by SANDVOLD TORE I . Floridia Aaron Gatt sold $2.77M worth of stock. Its down 0.29, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 99 investors sold SLB shares while 590 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 513 raised stakes. Read More »

Raymond James & Associates Marginally Raises Its Investment in Coca-Cola Company (KO)

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About 6.45 million shares traded. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since November 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE ) knifed -1.27 percent lower and now trades for $38.84. After noting current price levels, we can see that the change from the open is presently -0.5. Read More »

Multi-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At Pennsylvania Senior Living Community

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Helicopter video showed dozens of people being wheeled away from the facility to ambulances. Nearby hospitals were reportedly alerted to expect patients, ABC said. A huge fire has broken out at a senior living community in Pennsylvania. At least 20 people were injured after a five-alarm blaze rips through a nursing home in West Chester on Thursday night. Read More »

Lebanese president accuses Saudi Arabia of detaining PM

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Lebanese President Michel Aoun said in a statement that he would not accept Prime Minister Hariri's resignation unless delivered in Beirut and properly explained. 'We can not continue in Lebanon in a situation where Iran interferes in all Arab countries, and that there's a political faction that interferes alongside it. Read More »

BiFAB workers march on Scottish Parliament to safeguard jobs

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A spokesman said: "The BiFab workers have courageously chose to continue to work to complete their current contract, despite having no guarantee that they will be paid". He told BBC Radio's Good Morning Scotland programme: "They are the people employed doing the jobs of the future". "Quite clearly there are rules within which the government has got to operate in the deploying of public expenditure, but our fundamental focus just now is on resolving the contractual issues that have led us to ... Read More »

CD-gate: Nitin Patel slams Hardik Patel, Congress

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At a press conference, PAAS leader Dinesh Bambhaniya alleged: "BJP commissioned a Surat-based builder Bimal Patel and Vipul Mendpara to hatch a plan to defame Hardik". "But as his sins are surfacing through the medium of sex-tapes, I can not remain silent now in the interest of the community", said Chirag. Bambhaniya claimed, "They have made a deal with a girl named Payal for Rs 50 lakh and she will soon fi le a rape case against Hardik. Read More »

Last of 71 victims to die in Grenfell Tower blaze named

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The final death toll from the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower social housing block in London in June is 71, police said on Thursday after five months of painstaking search and recovery operations. When the incident happened in June, the Met had a list of 400 missing people. In September Scotland Yard said its criminal investigation may consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter charges . Read More »