Monday, 18 February 2019
Latest news
Home » People


President waits on AFP to rule on martial law


It went up 11 points to an "excellent" +73 (83 percent satisfied, 10 percent dissatisfied) in the Visayas from +62 (75 percent satisfied, 12 percent dissatisfied, rounded off) in March. "Those from Luzon and the Visayas most likely appreciated the AFP's effective response to the Maute group, hence the increase in satisfaction rating", Trillanes said. Read More »

Princeton-area wildfire forces evacuations of children's camp, 34 homes


Thirty firefighters from BC Wildfire are on scene assisted by the Princeton Volunteer Fire Department. Residents have been asked to register an emergency services centre set up at the McArthur Island Sports Lounge in Kamloops. Riverside Centre in Princeton has been established as an evacuation centre for people fleeing their homes. DriveBC reports Highway 5A between Aspen Grove and Princeton is closed to traffic. Read More »

Pakistan welcomes United Nations decision to sanction Jamaatul Ahrar


A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban linked to the Islamic State terror group has been sanctioned by the UN Security, subjecting it to assets freeze and an arms embargo. The outfit was banned in Pakistan in November previous year. In the latest update "Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List" the Jamaat ul Ahrar has been identified as a splinter group of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan "associated with Islamic State in Iraq and the Levenant" aka Daesh. Read More »

Samsung sales, profit for Q2 2017 looking very strong


As for the third quarter, Samsung is expected to post an operating profit of 13.9 trillion won, along with sales of 60.3 trillion won, according to the data compiled by Yonhap Infomax on 23 South Korean securities firms. The company also plans to expand its NAND chip plant in the Chinese city of Xian to meet booming demand for the chips used in high-end storage products. Read More »

U.S. to test THAAD missile defence system within days


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told officials to "frequently send big and small "gift packages" to the Yankees", CNN reported. Joining the U.S. and its allies in condemning North Korea on its International Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test launch, India has called upon "North Korea to refrain from such actions that undermine international peace and stability". Read More »

Ed Sheeran Announces SEVEN Irish Gigs For 2018


Ed has announced shows in Cork , Belfast, Galway , and Dublin . Tickets go on sale on Saturday July 8 at 9.00am. Ed announced 25 concert dates in total, including shows in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff, Amsterdam and Paris. Fans immediately expressed their excitement over the tour, with one writing: "I need to come to the tour!" "There is no other artist that I can think of who can get up on his own and headline Glastonbury , 26-year-old guy, getting up on his own, singing ... Read More »

Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

The stock presently has a yearly EPS of $-1.76. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in Cenovus Energy by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. or Cenovus Energy Inc .?" on June 27, 2017, also with their article: " Cenovus Energy Inc ". Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of 0.0371 per share by the oil and gas company on Friday, June 30th. Read More »

Trump looks for friendlier European welcome in Poland


Trump's overseas trip will be his first since he announced that he was withdrawing the USA from the landmark Paris climate agreement , to the regret of a number of world leaders who had lobbied Trump to remain in the 2015 pact. Trump's return to Europe follows a shaky inaugural visit in late May and signs of unhappiness around the globe with his presidency. "I have pretty severe things that we're thinking about", the president said. Read More »

Girl, Mother Found Safe After Amber Alert Issued; Suspects Still Sought


Officials say Maria Sanchez Palomares, who is Ceron's biological mother, was assaulted and kidnapped along with Ceron. Martinez is a Hispanic male, standing 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 140-pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. On 07-07-17, at about 2:00 P.M., Porterville Police officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of south Ohio Street regarding a physical altercation between several subjects. Read More »

Federal ethics chief to step down


In a short letter to President Trump announcing his resignation, Shaub made no reference to past disputes with the administration. ADVERTISEMENTThe letter was a veiled shot at the Trump administration, which has routinely clashed with the small independent agency over the appearances of conflicts of interest. Read More »

G20 Summit Vows Crackdown On Safe Havens, Fight Terrorism Online Too


The G20 agreed today (7 July) on an action plan to fight terrorism. The remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a concerted global crackdown on nations supporting terrorism for their political goals and named Pakistan-based groups Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jash-e-Mohammed among major terror outfits alongside the al Qaeda and ISIS at the G20 Summit . Read More »

Akshay romances Bhumi and marries a not so happy cow in Bakheda


The latest, a very earthy romantic number, has Akshay serenading a very handsome Bhumi Pednekar , while trying to rectify his marital fortunes by marrying a cow (He's a Manglik in the film). The makers of Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie " Toilet: Ek Prem Katha " are leaving no stone unturned to maintain the movie in the headlines. In Bakheda , Keshav falls in love with Bhumi Pednekar's Jaya, who reciprocates his feelings. Read More »

EU Parliament Urges Commission to Suspend Turkey Accession Talks


In their current form, the constitutional reforms would transform Turkey into a presidential republic, but MEPs are anxious that they would also erode the separation of powers. "The EU-Turkey migration deal has to end". However, he insisted that Ankara had alternatives, saying joining the bloc was not the country's sole option. Read More »

Leipzig reiterate stance over Liverpool target Keita


Keita is a Liverpool target, with BBC Sport reporting that the Reds are willing to spend up to £70m to sign the Guinea global, but Rangnick remains adamant that the club will not be forced into letting any players go. Rangnick was speaking on Thursday at the unveiling of new Leipzig signing Jean-Kevin Augustin, the French striker who has joined from Paris Saint-Germain. Read More »

Trump Vows 'Consequences' for North Korea's 'Very, Very Bad Behavior'


DPRK stands for Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the official name of North Korea . 'I have a feeling that the United States is serious about Poland's security'. Last week, Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster had said he had presented the president with military options on North Korea . U.S. Read More »

Sudanese clubs disqualified from African competition after Federation Internationale de Football Association ban


The Fifa ban on Sudan technically locks out El Obied out of the club competition according to a letter signed by Caf acting General Secretary Essam Ahmed. Al-Hilal had already qualified to the next stage, but it will now be Zesco who will play the quarter-finals. Meanwhile, Zesco will still be in action this Sunday and host Forest Rangers in a FAZ Super Division Week 16 Ndola derby clash that was earlier postponed due to their Confederation Cup obligations. Read More »

Cruz Touts Amendment In Hopes Of Passing Senate Healthcare Bill


Sen. Ted Cruz is expressing doubt about whether the Republican-backed plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law will pass the Senate. He also praised the Trump administration for deciding to move ahead with installing anti-ballistic missile batteries in South Korea. "It hasn't been fleshed out yet, so I believe pre-existing conditions ought to be covered, and we shouldn't deny people coverage with pre-existing conditions, so that would have to be worked ... Read More »

Woman shares hilarious selfie during sister's labour


She also tells Huffington Post that her little sister thinks the photo is amusing. Instead of offering comfort during the "joy" of childbirth, a woman decided it would be much funnier to snap a smiling selfie with her suffering in-labor sister in the background. Read More »

Alamo Fire moving at 'dangerous speed,' says CalFire


The blaze, which had reportedly reached 20-percent containment at 175 acres as of Friday morning continues to travel at a unsafe rate, according to Cal Fire. Gina Kim covers crime and courts for Santa Maria Times. In addition to rough terrain, firefighters are battling temperatures in the 90s, and an excessive heat warning is in effect for the region through 11 p.m. Read More »

Gabbard: N. Korea test another show of threat to Hawaii


Australia is developing defences against missile attack but the US THAAD system is "not really suitable" for Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says. THAAD, which is a ground-based missile system that can defend against short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles at the terminal stage of flight, became operational in South Korea in May. Read More »

Central Texas officers remember fallen Dallas brothers

On today's edition of Houston Matters, we hear from Ray Hunt of the Houston Police Officers Union , who says it may have done both. Since that day, Carolla believes the silent majority who know that law enforcement officers are courageous and dedicated people began to speak out and demonstrate their appreciation for the men and women of law enforcement. Read More »

Macklemore surprises his grandmother with 'Glorious' music video


Glorious official music video is HERE! He spends the day granting all of his grandma's wishes. Say what you will about Macklemore - and it can be mean, we get it - the man has such exquisite taste in cheese. Us too, Helen . He then tells her he's going to take her anywhere she wants and do anything she wants to do. The two proceed to go on an all-day adventure that includes egging a neighbor's house, singing karaoke, cruising in a convertible, playing arcade games and visiting a ... Read More »

Bride killed in helicopter crash before her wedding


She was killed in the horrific crash along with the pilot, her brother and a photographer who was six months pregnant. Photographer Nayla Cristina Neves Lousada sits beside the pilot in the front. Carlos Eduardo Batista, who helped the couple to organise their wedding, knew the surprise beforehand and was asked to keep it as a secret. Her fiancée, Udirley Damasceno was left waiting at the wedding venue - unaware of her partner's fate. Read More »

PM: Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 5 pm


The weather service said soil moisture is fairly high in many parts of Alabama, so it may not take a lot of rain to produce a localized flash flooding threat. Expect a daytime high near 85 and an overnight low around 68, according to the weather service. The rain could be a problem in areas that saw more than one inch, and maybe as much as two inches, from Thursday night's storms. Read More »

Campfires banned nearly everywhere in coastal BC


It remains in place and a total of about 33 properties are within the new boundary. An emergency services centre has been established at the 100 Mile House curling rink. Around noon on Friday, Cariboo Regional District upgraded an evacuation alert to an order for an estimated 1,800 properties in the 108 Mile and 105 Mile areas west of Highway 97. Read More »

US, other G-20 nations near compromise on climate

Last month, Trump referred to the Paris Agreement as nonbinding and said the USA would not adhere to it, while leaving open the possibility of negotiating the creation of a new climate change deal that the president said should better hew to America's interests. Read More »