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'I just fired one': 85-year-old man shoots, kills home intruder


Mercadante was identified by using facial recognition by Pennsylvania State Police. "I met him face to face and he grabbed ahold of me and I shot him", Lutz said. Lutz did not sustain any serious injuries. The Korean War veteran apparently has a long habit of sleeping with a loaded gun under his pillow. " What's the point of having a gun if it's not loaded? " he told Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read More »

Woman Burns Down Ohio House Trying to Kill Bedbugs


Their injuries are not considered life-threatening. The Red Cross is finding lodging for three teenagers and seven adults. A resident who uploaded video to Facebook of the incident told the television station: 'Where I got here the whole house was on fire'. Read More »

Trump again touts accused child molester Roy Moore


Shelby said in November that he would probably write-in a candidate instead of casting a vote for Moore. Yet doing so again in such strong terms - and less than 48 hours before voters go to the polls - represented a dramatic and last-minute twist in a race that has whipsawed Alabama voters for months. Read More »

Outrage over rape, murder of a 6-year-old in Hisar


Some unidentified men had allegedly abducted the girl on Friday night when she was sleeping with her sister and mother in their home in a slum area. "I went to sleep at 9 PM along with my children". "Her body was soaked in blood". Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has ordered a thorough probe into the incident. As a sign of protest, they have shut down all shops and blocked major roads.The family of the victim has also refused to cremate the body until the culprit/s are ... Read More »

CBSE releases practical exam schedule for Class 10, 12


The CBSE had said it was planning to start its Class 10 and Class 12 examinations a month earlier than usual from 2018, but on November 21 the board said it had scrapped the plan and would conduct the finals for both the classes from the first week of March. Read More »

Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday described Israel as a "terrorist state" and vowed to use "all means to fight" against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the country's capital. It said in a statement: 'The IDF views the shooting at Israeli communities severely. Scores more were wounded there and in the West Bank. While condemning all acts of terrorism against Israel, Macron said that he told Netanyahu that he was against Trump's decision, which was a "dangerous threat to ... Read More »

Storm Caroline batters Britain with 'flying debris' and 90mph gales


The Met Office has issued weather warnings to last until late on Sunday, predicting that up to 20 cm of snow could fall in some places as Storm Caroline leaves an Arctic airflow in its wake. Scattered snow showers will occur later on Thursday and into Friday. There will be icy stretches on roads too. The latest forecasts show up to 2cm falling across North Devon, and up to 5cm on higher ground. Read More »

Nikki Haley: Women Who've Accused Trump of Sexual Misconduct 'Should Be Heard'


Israel occupied the eastern sector - previously occupied by Jordan - in 1967, and annexed it in 1980, but the move has never been recognised internationally. "This week, President Trump finally made the decision to no longer deny the will of the American people". The Senate just overwhelmingly again voted to have the embassy moved. Read More »

Ferry carrying 300 passengers runs aground at port of Calais in France


A P&O spokesman said no-one was injured and efforts were under way to transfer the passengers to another vessel. The port is now subject to an orange alert as it deals with 70mph winds. P&O Ferries Updates posted on Twitter: "The Port of Calais is now closed due to extreme weather". Fifteen thousand households in Pas-de-Calais and an adjacent region have experienced electricity cuts because of wind and storms. Read More »

Texas A&M's Zaycoven Henderson Arrested After Allegedly Pointing Gun at People


Texas A&M senior defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson was arrested early Sunday morning on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, evidence tampering and marijuana possession, according to an article from KBTX . Henderson allegedly threw the gun out of the auto. A Texas A&M spokesperson said Henderson is suspended indefinitely, in accordance with A&M's athletics department policy. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte to seek one-year extension of Mindanao martial law


The 1987 Constitution requires any extension of martial rule to be approved by Congress. The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police recommended the extension last week. In the two photos, Maranaos pose in front of the King Faisal Mosque and Marawi City's largest masjid (in its official Islamic colors) before government launched an all-out war on May 23 against alleged terrorists operating in the Islamic City of Marawi, the capital and the only city in the province ... Read More »

Quds Move to Open Hell's Gates to Trump: Palestinian Envoy


Hundreds of protesters and dozens of riot police gathered in front of the entrance leading to the heavily fortified embassy. Some youths in the crowd threw stones toward the gate leading to the U.S. Two members of Hamas were killed by strikes on the Hamas facility at Nusseirat in central Gaza, officials said . Similar protests, mostly organized by the Islamist Prosperous Justice Party, or PKS, also were held in many other cities in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country. Read More »

FBI chief defends bureau's rules for notifying targets of Russian hacking


Wray: "We can not afford for the FBI - which has traditionally been dubbed the premier law enforcement agency in the world - to become tainted by politicization or the perception of a lack of even-handedness". but that he takes exception to numerous current leaders of the F.B.I., "particularly those that played politics with the Hillary Clinton email probe", as well as Mr. Read More »

Congress alleges bluetooth 'connection' with EVMs


Some EVMs were not working in Porbandar, Surat , Kutch, Rajkot and Navsari. Barring two incidents of clashes near Sayla town and in Dhoraji, polling was peaceful in all the 19 districts. B B Swain told reporters this evening that as per the report of an inquiry it ordered, the mobile phone of the complainant was detecting - when its bluetooth was activated - another device identified as "ECO 105". Read More »

Two people found dead in Sanger; police investigation underway


Police said they got a 911 shooting call Saturday morning from a woman identified as the children's mother, who was uninjured. "I just feel sorry, sorry for the whole family, it's awful", said a neighbor, Denise Albino. North Richland Hills is located about 12 miles northeast of Fort Worth. Neighbors said the family recently moved into the home. She never would have expected such an incident to occur. Read More »

Synagogue firebombed after Jerusalem protest in Sweden

Local newspaper Expressen reported that the attack involved Molotov cocktails, citing police at the scene. There were no injuries. The three were detained on suspicion of attempted arson, police said in a statement, after a burning object was thrown at the building but did not catch fire late on Saturday night. Read More »

Protests against Jerusalem move held across Lebanon


Demonstrators burnt tyres, the United States and Israeli flags as they pushed to break through a barbed wire erected by security forces around the embassy complex, according to an Anadolu Agency reporter. Lebanon is home to more than 400,000 Palestinian refugees, who are living in 12 camps scattered across the country. Protesters carrying Palestinian and Lebanese flags and wearing keffiyeh scarves had gathered outside the embassy compound in the Awkar area north of Beirut to protest ... Read More »

Trump drinks 12 Cokes and watches 8 hours of news everyday


This has been Trump's daily routine, according to some of the 60 advisers, associates, friends and members of Congress that spoke to The New York Times They said the television is his lifeline to the world. But when President Trump takes it to eight hours, that is a completely different story, one that he himself would cringe about. "I actually read much more - I read you people much more than I watch television", he said. Read More »

(NUE) Shares Bought by TD Asset Management Inc

Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc acquired 35,955 shares as Nucor Corp (NUE)'s stock declined 11.33%. The basic materials company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.01. Read More »

Philippines, Japan and Indonesia to co-host FIBA World Cup together


Andanar expects that the hosting of the sports event would boost tourism and investments in the country. Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas chairman emeritus Manny V. The president of Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA), who is also the general chairman of the Indonesia Olympic Committee (KOI), Erick Thohir, viewed the country's success to become the host of the World Basketball Cup as a reflection of the worldwide community's trust in the country. Read More »

Adira Chopra's star-studded second birthday party


There is another "sweet as sugar" picture of Taimur laughing with mommy Kareena and aunt Karisma. Picture flawless: Karan Johar and kids, Karrena and Karisma with Taimur, Shilpa Shetty and sister Shamita, Rekha, Sridevi posing with Rani Mukerji at the birthday party. Read More »

Two killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza City


Ramallah:Over two dozen Palestinians have been injured in Israeli artillery and air strikes against the besieged Gaza Strip, amid escalating tensions in the occupied territories in the wake of the United States president's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli capital. Read More »

Dengue death controversy: FIR lodged against Gurugram's Fortis Hospital


In a press statement, the FMRI has denied assertions or allegations of any bribe being offered to Singh . Adya was declared on September 15 and the state level inquiry was conducted in the case for overbilling and medical negligence. The girl's father said that the doctors initially gave her an intravenous anti-bacterial drug called Meropenem, which costs around Rs 500 per vial. Sugar strips which are otherwise priced at Rs 13 per strip, were priced at Rs 200 in the hospital. Read More »

Rain eases in Odisha as Bay depression weakens


Though the low pressure is likely to intensify into depression, the Meteorological department has not yet confirmed the chances for a cyclone. Many places in the southern, coastal and interior parts of the State received rainfall of varied intensity in the last two days that caused damage to standing paddy crop, harvested paddy and vegetables in several areas. Read More »

Paolo Guerrero anunció apelación a la sanción impuesta por la FIFA


Los abogados de Guerrero estarían estudiando esta posibilidad y en el escenario que no fructificara llevar el caso a una instancia superior, como sería el Tribunal de Arbitraje Deportivo, conocido como TAS, por su sigla en francés. La audiencia duró cuatro horas. El jugador José Apolo Guerrero Gonzáles quedará afuera de la plantilla de convocados para el Mundial de Rusia, según lo estipulado en el artículo seis del Reglamento Antidopaje de la FIFA en consecuencia del artículo 63 del ... Read More »

Pakistani Air Force Ordered to Shoot down Intruding US Drones

As per a report in The Times of India , Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman made the statement to an audience in Islamabad on Thursday in the wake of a U.S. The US, under the administration of President Donald Trump, has added pressure on Pakistan to remove from its soil safe havens for terrorists, and recently said that if Pakistan failed to do so, US would. Read More »

Tillerson scolds Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Qatar, Lebanon


On Dec. 6, Trump issued a two-sentence statement calling on Saudi Arabia to immediately end its blockade of Yemen, an act that has threatened to cause widespread starvation, as the kingdom fights Houthi rebels believed to have backing from Iran. Read More »

Sheffield United vs Bristol City

Bristol City have bolstered their automatic promotion hopes by overcoming 10-man Sheffield United 2-1 at Bramall Lane in Friday evening's Championship fixture. He added: "To keep a striker quiet means stopping the supply as well so it's about the lads in front as well". United hit the woodwork FOUR times in the contest and dominated for large periods, only for Aden Flint's stoppage time victor to extend their winless run to four games. Read More »