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Peru's ailing ex-president Fujimori pardoned


Of Peruvian-Japanese heritage, Fujimori ended his presidency in 2000 by fleeing to Japan to escape the huge corruption and human rights scandal that had enveloped his administration, and the Peruvian Parliament impeached him and removed him from office. Read More »

200 skiers stuck on gondola at French Alps resort


The rescuers then lowered the stranded skiers to the ground with a rope. Two helicopters were involved in the mission by dropping rescue personnel onto each gondola auto to then free the skiers inside and lower them down to the ground to safety. Read More »

Guatemala says it is moving embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Morales did not set any timetable for moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the same tactic Trump used when he made his announcement earlier this month, the Guardian reported. No other country has their embassy for Israel in Jerusalem, though the Czech Republic has said it is considering such a move. Despite repeated warnings by global and regional powers, Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel on December 6, triggering a strong backlash and widespread condemnation. Read More »

Tunisia suspends UAE flights after security measures: ministry


The country's transport ministry announced it has suspended Emirates flights to Tunis until the airline finds the appropriate solution to operate flights "in accordance with global law and agreements", reported the Guardian. Many Tunisian social media users slammed the move, accusing the UAE of discrimination against women. In a statement on Friday, Tunisia's Ministry of Transport said such actions were "illegal" and "contradictory to the regulations in force in global civil aviation". Read More »

Cooler & sunny for the holidays!


The further north and west you go from there, the better your chances to see more snow. By Tuesday morning, we are seeing subzero wind chills! The light snow maker pushes eastward by Christmas morning as only a few flurries remain possible. Read More »

Cabbie & friend kidnap, gang-rape Thane woman


The woman narrated her ordeal to the lodge manager who immediately informed the local police station. Police said the driver Gosavi raped the 32-year-old inside the vehicle, following which they planned to take her to a lodge and rape her again. Read More »

Pence's comments on Pakistan are alarming, says Foreign Secretary


In an apparent warning to Pakistan during his surprise visit to Afghanistan, Pence said; "Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our efforts in Afghanistan". Few days back, while releasing the national security strategy document, US President Donald Trump had put Pakistan on notice for providing safe haven to the Taliban and other terror organisations active on its soil. Read More »

Raccoon Drags Baby Out of Bed and Attacks Her in Philadelphia Home


Officers "were out again throughout yesterday to fully assess the building and monitor the traps", Amir said in an email Friday. "When I finally got to her, she was laying on the floor, so it had dragged her off the bed, across the room, and she was bleeding and crying and her whole face was red", Ashley Rodgers, the infant's mother, explained in an interview with CBS Philadelphia. Read More »

Nikki Haley Embarrassed America by Bullying UN: Ex-NATO Ambassador

In his December 6 announcement recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Trump said the USA would begin preparations to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. resolution, while nine voted "no", and 35 nations abstained. This reaction was expected by the United States- Trump also laid out a similar threatening message before the meeting- saying he was keeping a watchful eye on the countries that would vote against the United States. Read More »

Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?


Phillips added that strong winds will be a dominating factor with Monday's snowfall for Atlantic Canada; gusts between 70 and 90 kilometres per hour are expected across the Maritimes, with winds as strong as 100 km/h possible. An Arctic front arrives Sunday dragging much colder air back to the region. General snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are expected by the time the snow ends early Monday morning. Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake: Trump inviting Republican challenge in 2020

Trump on "CBS This Morning". "I do believe if the president is running for reelection, if he continues on the path that he's on, that that's going to leave a huge swath of voters looking for something else, who are unwilling to go where the president's going unless he changes course", Flake added. Read More »

UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea


The latest UNSC measures came in response to North Korea's latest launch of a long-range ballistic missile in November, capable of reaching any part of the American mainland. US President Donald Trump has been trading open insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un this year, saying he would "totally destroy" North Korea. Read More »

Pennsylvania police shootings were 'terror attack,' DHS says


According to Penn Live , the shootings began around 4 p.m. local time on Friday in the downtown Harrisburg area. El-Mofty reportedly opened fire at a Capitol police officer's vehicle at approximately 4:30 p.m. The statement did not indicate whether DHS believes that El-Mofty was either connected to or inspired by any global terrorist organization such as ISIS. Read More »

4 killed as twin-engine plane crashes in Florida


There were no survivors and "no chance of survival", he said. Judd told reporters he personally knew of the pilot and opted not to specify who else might have been with his friend. The plane took off around 7:15 a.m. heading east, into heavy fog, and crashed shortly after takeoff. ►Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this. Read More »

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) EPS Estimated At $5.93

Analysts await BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) for 180 shares. BLK's profit will be $957.10M for 21.56 P/E if the $5.93 EPS becomes a reality. About 147,540 shares traded. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors including corporate, public, union, and industry pension plans, insurance companies, third-party mutual funds, endowments, public institutions, governments, foundations, charities, sovereign wealth funds, firms, official ... Read More »

First flight for the largest amphibian aircraft in the world


However, it made only one brief flight in 1947. The Government and the Communist Party of China congratulated the team responsible for creating the aircraft, which they considered a milestone in the history of national aeronautics. State media also reported the plane can collect 12 metric tons of water in 20 seconds which will be used for fire fighting operations. The aircraft can also be used for military purposes, including transporting supplies and military personnel to ... Read More »

More snow headed for Southwestern Ontario


Significant accumulations are possible in the most persistent snow bands. Environment Canada has upped the snowfall ante Sunday morning with a prediction of as much as 20 cm over night. Within the lake snow band, travel will be hard, but overall outside the lake snow conditions will improve with just a few snow showers and flurries around for much of afternoon. Read More »

Madison Investment Holdings Inc. Reduces Stake in Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. raised its stake in Caterpillar by 520.7% in the 1st quarter. Old Republic International Corp sold 196,000 shares as Caterpillar Inc (CAT)'s stock rose 3.62%. Therefore 38% are positive. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CAT in report on Wednesday, April 26 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE:CAT) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Atlantic Securities. Read More »

London Zoo fire kills one animal, others missing


ET) and was under control some three hours later. Officials said one aardvark, named Misha, was killed in the fire, and four meerkats were missing and presumed dead. There are also four meerkats still unaccounted for, but we are now presuming these have also died. Some staff were treated for smoke inhalation and shock at the scene, and one firefighter was taken to hospital as a precaution after suffering a minor injury. Read More »

Army Major, 3 Jawans Killed After Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In J&k


Defence spokesman in Jammu said, "An officer and three jawans were martyred as the Pakistan Army indulged in unprovoked ceasefire violation". "Two other personnel also sustained injuries and are undergoing treatment", the spokesman said. "One major, three soldiers got killed in cross border firing by Pakistan troops in Bhimber Gali area of Keri sector on Saturday afternoon at around 1215 hours", official spokesperson here said. Read More »

Analyst Buzz: Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (EVHC)

Envision Healthcare Corporation ( EVHC)'s value Change from Open was at -1.81% with a Gap of -0.32%. The stock is now showing healthy return of 0.23% throughout last week and witnessed Bullish return of 14.37% in one month period. The stock stands almost -52.71% off versus the 52-week high and 45.23% away from the 52-week low. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 3.00 and a current ratio of 3.01. Read More »

Asif asks U.S. not to threaten or blame Pakistan


Laying emphasis on joint action against terrorism, Ambassador to US Aizaz Chaudhry said political instability in Afghanistan is harming peace in Pakistan. "As the President said, so I say now: Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with the United States, and Pakistan has much to lose by continuing to harbor criminals and terrorists", he added. Read More »

Lorton teen charged with murder of Reston couple

Authorities say Scott Fricker, 48, and Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, 43, were fatally shot in their Virginia home, December 22, 2017 . Now that boyfriend, 17, has been charged with killing the parents. "I would feel a little bad reporting him if his online access was to basically be a normal teen, but he is a monster, and I have no pity for people like that", the mother wrote in the email. Read More »

Theresa May denies she 'was aware of Green's pattern of behaviour'


That led to Theresa May sacking her de facto deputy after he made "misleading" statements about subsequent and separate allegations that police found pornography on computers in his parliamentary office in 2008. "I deeply regret the distress caused to Kate Maltby following her article about me and the reaction to it", he wrote. He added: "Theresa May made very clear she was very uncomfortable with what had happened and she was pleased that Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan Police ... Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Area


The best chance of rain and snow tonight will be south of HWY 50 in the Ozarks. If only a few towns get 1 inch of snow, it will be a white Christmas for those towns but not a true New Jersey white Christmas. Drivers are urged to use caution, drive slowly, increase following distance and prepare for limited visibility. Temperatures will drop into the upper 20s by morning. Read More »

Another round of snow coming to Halton Christmas Eve


The steadiest rain and snow will fall either side of midnight, and should end from southwest to northeast before sunrise Christmas morning. At this time, it appears that initially the lake snow may set up in and around Syracuse through the first part of the afternoon, but during the mid to late afternoon the band of snow should move north and east of the Syracuse area. Read More »

HCA Healthcare (HCA) Stock Rating Lowered by Morgan Stanley

Sylebra Hk Company Ltd who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $515.87 billion market cap company. Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $719,075 activity. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Read More »