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Trump gives thumbs-up to Rasmussen poll ratings

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Trump is one of only a few incumbent presidents who didn't take the title, and he's the only elected president to lose in his first year, Fortune reported. Seventeen percent of those polled named Obama, while Trump's 14 percent closed the gap from 2016 when 22 percent chose Obama and 15 percent picked Trump. Read More »

Border Patrol agent shot while patrolling Rio Grande by boat

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A records check revealed he is wanted by the Albanian government for the 2015 murder of a police officer. Coincidentally, Border Patrol agents stopped a auto with $290,000 in cash inside the trunk on the same date previous year. A USA border patrol agent looks over the Rio Grande river at the border between United States and Mexico. Defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law. Read More »

Major fire breaks out in Kamala Mill compound, three injured

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Fire brigade using its special ladder to reach the upper floor of the building for rescue operation during their efforts to douse the fire after which cooling operation would be started at Kamala Mills. The fire was initially declared as a Level II fire before being upgraded to Level III at 12.42 PM as the fire spread. The cause of the fire remains to be ascertained. Read More »

Freeman: No decision this year on Justine Damond case

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The night she was killed, she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home in the Fulton neighborhood in Minneapolis and approached the responding squad vehicle shortly after the loud noise was heard, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported. Read More »

Black teen brutally beaten by police while handcuffed, police remain silent

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However, Wilkerson's family claims that cops used force on the teen while he was handcuffed, according to CNN . It is said that officers saw Wilkerson coming around the corner of a building in downtown Troy. His father says that police told him otherwise. In a statement , the AIB said that officers believed that the teen was about to break into a store before the arrest, but they have yet to reveal any evidence to support that claim. Read More »

Oregon Bakers Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake Lose Appeal

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Aaron and Melissa Klein, who closed the cake shop in October 2016, appealed the fine to the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries in March. Their attorneys said that they are considering options for a next step, which could include appealing the decision to the Oregon Supreme Court. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo proposes measures to fight student hunger

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The SALT provision will hit many taxpayers in states with high incomes, high property values and high taxes, like New York, New Jersey and California. ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday he will propose legislation to ban so-called school lunch "shaming" and increase access to breakfast at high-need schools as part of a student hunger platform in his State of the State agenda. Read More »

4 treated after van hits building in downtown Seattle

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A van crashed into a building near Westlake Center just before noon on Thursday, according to police. Rescue personnel attend the scene where a van mounted a sidewalk outside a GAP store in downtown Seattle , Washington, December 28, 2017. Read More »

Ex-footballer Weah wins landmark Liberia presidential vote

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The commission said late Wednesday that it would begin announcing provisional results from Tuesday's vote on Thursday. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize victor and the first female head of state elected in Africa, is stepping down after two terms in office. Read More »

Shooting suspect fires at two cruisers, wrecks on I-95 in Stafford

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Stafford County Sheriff's Office was searching for a man suspected in a shooting Thursday morning shortly before he was spotted by a Virginia State Police trooper on I-95, SCSO spokesperson Amanda Vicinanzo said. At least one bullet struck the trooper's windshield. State police say the trooper and deputy did not fire their guns during the shooting. The driver was flown to Fairfax Inova Hospital where he is still being treated for life-threatening injuries. Read More »

North Korea Illegally Buying Oil From China, Satellite Images Suggest

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Earlier, a Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun had reported that North Korea was looking to mount the anthrax virus on its inter-continental ballistic missiles. But in a commentary Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Beijing to exert "decisive economic leverage" on Pyongyang. China and Russian Federation subsequently asked for more time to consider the proposal. Read More »

Twitter said to have shut down Palestinian teen's account over hate speech

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Another account has been created, calling for Twitter to reinstate Tamimi's original account, RT reported. The video and her arrest set off wide debate within Israel, among some who felt the soldiers should have acted more quickly and forcefully; others who insisted they showed admirable restraint; and still others who felt Israel is persecuting the Tamimi family. Read More »

Texans Could Be Without Star Wide Receiver DeAndre Hopkins On Sunday

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Hopkins has been battling a calf injury for weeks but has played through it, and played quite well. With nothing but pride to play for, the Texans will shut down the league's leader in touchdown receptions. "The ball doesn't have to be pinpoint accuracy every time". He will finish the year with 96 catches for 1,378 yards, just shy of career highs he set in 2015. Read More »

Jet Reportedly Owned by Lord Ashcroft Crashes Into Building at Malta Airport

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Photos show the Dassault Falcon 7X that plunged through a fence onto a road and into an office owned by the Poldiano Group, a Maltese construction firm. Malta's Bureau for Air Accident Investigation is now probing the incident, the MIA confirmed in a statement. The politician is estimated to be worth £1.32 billion along with being the belonger of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Read More »

Ananth Kumar Hegde apologises after Chair nudge

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Sathish Amin, Udupi Block Congress President, alleged the involvement of BJP Party members in Danamma rape and murder case and said that is the reason behind the silence of BJP. "As a citizen, I can't think of violating the Constitution", Hegde clarified. The Uttara Kannada MP drew Opposition's ire after he recently said at an event in Kukanur, "Those who, without knowing about their parental blood, call themselves secular, they don't have their own identity". Read More »

IL joins nationwide broadband network for first responders

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The First Responder Network Authority has been working with the states' Wireless Communication Commission to meet the state's communications needs, including expanding rural coverage beyond what is now available from commercial carriers, providing quick access to deployable network assets and offering services at competitive prices. Read More »

Eight States Sue EPA, Arguing Ozone Transport Region Decision Is "Unlawful"

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The lawsuit filed Friday is the latest in more than 100 actions that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has taken against the Trump regime. In the lawsuit filed in the U.S. A previous lawsuit was resolved by a consent degree requiring the EPA to decide about including the upwind states by October 2017. Handling the case for NY are senior counsel for air pollution and climate change litigation Michael J. Read More »

Snow, bitter cold persists in Central New York through the weekend

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The National Weather Service said there were "large discrepancies" about what the wintry weather would look like beyond the low temperatures and chance of rain, however, and added that conditions will need to be watched closely. Make sure to bring in your pets and bundle up as you head outdoors. Syracuse- The final days of 2017 will be marked by a constant threat for light snow and more bitter cold temperatures. Read More »

Man arrested in Phoenix killings of estranged wife and 2 kids

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Police arrived around 3:45 p.m. Monday and witnesses said they believed Ross was inside his apartment with his two children. Officers continued to search from the outside for the other child, an 11-year-old, and that's when the suspect started shooting at officers, according to Howard. Read More »

Officials urge residents to use caution with fireworks

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On Jan. 1, 2018, fireworks are allowed from 12:01-1 a.m. and from 10 a.m. -11 p.m. "It is also unlawful for anyone in the City of Murfreesboro to sell, use, or possess any mortar firework with a single tube, if that tube has been preloaded with a shell and the tube or shell has a diameter of 1 ½ inches", McDonald said. Read More »

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Milwaukee officers save two teenagers from burning vehicle

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The officers, Nicholas Reid and Nicholas Schlei, were pursuing another vehicle when they happened to see a 1999 Grand Am cross the median and crash into a power pole December 26. "We knew that we had to get those kids out". Without any hesitation, Officer Schlei and Officer Reid raced toward the auto. All three were hospitalized, and the driver was cited for failure to yield and reckless driving. Read More »

India Successfully Test-fires Supersonic Interceptor Missile: All You Need to Know

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The AAD is equipped with a navigation system, a hi-tech computer, an electro-mechanical activator along with its own mobile launcher, a secure data link for interception, independent tracking and homing capabilities and sophisticated radars - which will enhance its capability of hitting and destroying any approaching ballistic missile at a lower altitude. Read More »

Is Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) a great bet right now?

Klingenstein Fields & Co Llc who had been investing in Starbucks Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $81.48B market cap company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More »

Peru's president and rival face questions in corruption case

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The president is also facing criticism overseas and at home over his Christmas Eve pardon of jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori. Amerigo Incalcaterra, the South America representative of the U.N. "Neither I nor any member of my Cabinet nor the ruling party Peruvians for Change took part in any negotiation to trade a humanitarian pardon (for votes)", said Araoz. Read More »

Warm temperatures ended hopes for first United Kingdom white Christmas since 2010

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England's capital will be cloudy but mild during the day, and wetter during the night. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain and snow for large swathes of the country, including all of Shropshire and Mid Wales. For years, Christmas was declared "white" if a single flake of snow was observed by a professional meteorologist falling on the roof of the London Weather Centre. Read More »

J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch's Khari Karmara

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China, which maintains a neutral position on the Indian-Pakistan dispute, asked the two countries to stay committed to the peace and stability of the region. "We allowed Jadhav to meet his family as a responsible state", he added. "Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh and Sepoy Pargat Singh were grievously injured during the ceasefire violation and succumbed to injuries". Read More »

Carnival Corporation (CCL) Stake Boosted by Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.

About 2.23M shares traded. Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) has risen 24.12% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.49% the S&P500. Finally, Instinet restated a "buy" rating and set a $75.00 price target on shares of Carnival in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with "Neutral" on Monday, July 11. Read More »

Trump says China-North Korea oil sale will prevent nuclear solution

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North Korea was barred in September by the United Nations Security Council from importing natural gas and had its crude oil imports capped in response to Kim Jong Un's nuclear missile program. However, the United States, South Korea and Japan have suspicions that China is not fully enforcing worldwide sanctions, according to Reuters . "The situation you have mentioned absolutely does not exist", Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said Thursday, stressing China's standard ... Read More »