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Boy Dies After 6 Kids Are Shot in the Street, Police Say

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Friday, including a 16-year-old hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the head. The 12-year-old boy and his father went outside to see what was happening, Ciaccia said. Police are still investigating and ask for the public's help in finding the suspects, he said. Police Chief Calvin Williams says it's believed the shooters also are juveniles. Read More »

United States to allow PLO offices in Washington to remain open under limitations

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson originally said Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas violated US law when he called on the International Criminal Court to look into Israeli actions in the disputed West Bank. Hence the agency was optimistic that at the end of the 90-day period, the political process may be sufficiently advanced for the president to allow the PLO office to resume full operations. Read More »

Angela Merkel: Asking Germans to Vote Again is 'Simply Wrong'

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel got a lifeline for keeping her job this week after the leader of her party's main rival signaled he was open to coalition talks. The centre-left SPD had vowed to go into opposition after suffering its worst result in 70 years in September's election, but came under intense pressure, including by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, to rethink its position and help avert a disruptive repeat poll in Europe's largest economy. Read More »

4 killed, 13 injured in Pakistan's Quetta blast

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The blast took place close to a bus station in the city. The nature of the explosion has not been ascertained yet, the police said. In a statement, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an outlawed militant group, claimed responsibility for the attack. Read More »

Iran declares armed Hezbollah will stay to counter enemy Israel

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The role of Iran and Hezbollah in Lebanon and the wider Middle East has been at the forefront of regional politics since Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's sudden resignation on November 4 sparked a sharp rise in tensions between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite Iran. Read More »

'Abnormal' noise detected near missing Argentine sub: Navy

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The Argentine navy says an explosion occurred near the time and place where the sub went missing on November 15. In Mar del Plata, the sub's home port, some 350 people, including friends and family of the San Juan's 44-member crew, mounted a procession from the city's Our Lady of Lourdes cathedral to the naval base to honour the missing sailors and pray for their safe return. Read More »

Jawan on vacation found dead with bullet-ridden body in J&K's Shopian

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Dar was posted in frontier Gurez and had returned home on vacation, locals said. His auto was later recovered one kilometer away from where his body was revealed this morning. For the moment, Jammu and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti stoutly condemned the murder of the army jawan, tagging it a "heinous act". "My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family", tweeted Abdullah. Read More »

Beyhadh fame Piyush Sahdev arrested on rape charges

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Piyush's brother, actor Gireesh Sahdev, refused to talk about the case. The woman told police she saw compromising photos of the actor, Piyush Sahdev , with another woman, after which they fought and he went back on his promise to marry her. Read More »

Vijay century deflates Sri Lanka

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All this happened during a spell of four maiden overs, which was broken not with a rash stroke - as the Sri Lanka batsmen did on day one - but with a single to deepish mid-on. Plenty of questions were raised over their effectiveness on green and bouncy surfaces, but they proved otherwise. Overnight batsmen Vijay, on 56, and Cheteshwar Pujara, on 33, were at the crease in Nagpur . Read More »

Bulger killer Jon Venables back in jail over child abuse images

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But it's clear that they were trying to keep this quiet, until they got a call from the media. "That left me extremely upset, angry, feeling insulted", she added. Denise Fergus released a statement after her son's killer was recalled to prison after his latest arrest for having child pornography. Venables, who has not been charged for the new offences, has been given at least two new identities since he was killed given a second new identity after his first alias was revealed and published ... Read More »

Cronkite School revokes award given to Charlie Rose

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Two journalism schools on Friday (Nov 24) rescinded honours they had previously awarded to news broadcaster Charlie Rose after allegations of sexual misconduct were levelled against him. "I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realize I was mistaken". On Friday, officials with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced their decision to rescinded the 2015 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism that was given to ... Read More »

Texas Tech Becomes Bowl Eligible with Win at Texas

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The victory means Texas Tech (6-6) is bowl eligible for the third time during the Kliff Kingsbury era. The Red Raiders were in search of their 6th win and bowl eligibility. Vasher made a ridiculous catch in the third quarter against Texas. Then a trick-play pass fell incomplete, and linebacker Jordyn Brooks broke up a pass on third down. Read More »

Hotel Fire Claims a Dozen Lives in Georgia's Batumi Resort

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Leogrand Hotel is now hosting this year's Miss Georgia contest, but organizers said none of the contestants were injured in fire. Eleven people died and 21 were injured, the ministry reported . More than 100 guests are said to have fled the building as the fire took hold. All 20 participants escaped unhurt using a fire escape ladder, it said. Read More »

The Trump Organization Is Bailing on Its Struggling SoHo Hotel

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The Trump Organization agreed to a buyout with "years" remaining on the management contract, the New York Times reported . Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Alex Sapir, and Eric Trump attend the Trump Soho Launch Party on September 19, 2007. The Trump Organization will continue to operate its Trump Tower property in Manhattan. The transition is expected to to take place by the end of the year, the Trump Organization said in a statement Wednesday . Read More »

Teenage girl gets life for manslaughter of seven-year-old Katie Rough

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The Guardian reports that the teen's own lawyer said that there was no other way to protect the public but to jail the girl. The defendant, who admitted manslaughter due to diminished responsibility at a previous hearing, appeared by video-link at Leeds Crown Court as Katie's family looked on from the jury box. Read More »

SC asks Bombay HC Receiver to auction Sahara's Aamby Valley

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A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ranjan Gogoi and A K Sikri entrusted the task to official receiver of the Bombay high court to manage the properties after allegations were made that Roy jeopardised the global auction of the asset by interfering in the process and some encroacher might take possession of the property, which has been attached by the Supreme Court. Read More »

Trump claims he turned down Person of the Year honor

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President Donald Trump claimed he was one of the top candidates for TIME magazine's "Person of the Year", but made a decision to pass on the opportunity because of certain obligations. "FYI, this sounds like part of the normal Person of the Year production process", journalist Brian Stelter tweeted Friday . "They used to call it "Man of the Year" but they can't do that anymore so they call it person - they want to be politically correct, that's OK", he said at a rally in Iowa. Read More »

A quiet wedding for Sagarika Ghatge and Zaheer Khan

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The party also saw Hazel Keech, Harbhajan Singh , Parthiv Patel, Vidya Malvade to name a few. The couple decided that they will not opt for Hindu wedding ceremony or Nikah and instead opted for a court marriage. Anjali Tendulkar looked pretty in a bright pink and orange ensemble, while Sachin chose to go for an all-black look. "The reception will be on Monday where actors and cricketers are expected to attend", adds a source close to the couple. Read More »

Uber's merger with Yandex.taxi gets green light from Russian Federation and Belarus

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It said the anti-monopoly regulator in Belarus had also approved the deal while a decision by the Kazakh regulator was pending. Companies will soon issue an appropriate order, says a representative on the official website of the FAS. The service also issued an instruction into account the growing role of digital technologies in economic and social development of the state. Yandex does not rule out the initial public offering (IPO) for the new Yandex.Taxi and Uber and company, Yandex press ... Read More »

Ram Mandir will be built in Ayodhya by next year: Pejawar seer

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Expressing serious concern over the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement he said, "Obnoxious statement made by RSS Chief, it clearly gives a message that the RSS is assuming to be SC". "As per the Constitution, the apex court is supreme and its orders have to be implemented in the country.it has asked for maintaining status quo on the site.through this statement Bhagwat has given a direct challenge to the Supreme Court and this is also a threat for democracy", he said. Read More »

Tiger escapes from Paris circus

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Nobody was hurt by the 200kg (31-stone) tiger, according to local reports. No injuries or deaths related to the tiger's escape have been reported, but police have opened an investigation. Circus employees initially have chase with a pole and piece of meat, but then told police to "use live bullets". The traffic on the tram line passing in the vicinity of the circus has been cut off for about half an hour, has announced the régie des transports parisiens. Read More »

Woman who sent explosive packages to Obama tracked down through cat hair

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Only Abbott opened the package, but according to documents filed in court in Texas this week , "it failed to explode because he did not open it as designed". A phone also belonging to Joff was found in the package. Among the government's central pieces of evidence, however, were the hairs from her pets. Investigators were able to match the hair with Poff's cat. Read More »

IAF's trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, pilot ejects safely

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She was shifted to a hospital. A woman cadet on board, who was undergoing fighter training, was ejected safely. An Indian navy plane crashed on Tuesday soon after taking off from a naval airport in Kerala state. The ministry of defence released a statement saying that a Court of Inquiry (CoI) has been ordered to investigate the cause. The aircraft was destroyed completely in the crash. Read More »