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California utilities are being sued for 'widespread destruction'

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The National Weather Service says Montecito should see very little precipitation Thursday night into Friday, and overall the area from Santa Barbara County southward should expect a tenth of an inch (2.5 millimeters) or less. Among other damages sought, the suit seeks an unspecified amount of money for property ruined, emotional distress and lost wages, as well as punitive damages. Read More »

Mother, wife of Indian 'spy' appeared as widows

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If he would have seen how clothes of the family members were changed, he would have registered protest there and then", said Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha. The Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha also said Pakistan must take responsibility of Jadhav's life as he was in their custody. She said that Jadhav's meeting with his family was arranged in the absence of India' deputy high commissioner to Islamabad . Read More »

Trump policy in Afghanistan is working: Nikki Haley

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He said it would include deploying more USA troops to the country and intensifying pressure on neighboring Pakistan not to harbor terrorists. "The U.S. The report further said that it was perhaps one of the rare visits during which a USA official did not visit the General Headquarters for a meeting with the military leadership - at least there was no publicly known interaction during the trip. Read More »

Junker indicates cross-border funding set to continue

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And he added: "I don't think it's anti-democratic for people to change their minds or have a second vote but any decision on the second referendum must only be one for the United Kingdom parliament and the United Kingdom people". Sammy Wilson, Brexit spokesman for the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 MPs in Westminster, branded the prime minister a "nutcase" and claimed there had been a change of tone from Dublin since Varadkar took office last June . Read More »

Oakland cuts ties with ICE in response to controversial raid

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The raids would again pit left-leaning California against USA immigration officials intent on doubling down on illegal immigration and could be the first big test of the state's new sanctuary legislation. In the past, some California law enforcement agencies have participated in smaller-scale ICE actions, including assisting in gang-enforcement operations and providing traffic control during raids. Read More »

Officials at Auburn University choose Buffalo's Allen Greene as next Athletics Director

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Auburn has found its likely replacement for outgoing athletic director Jay Jacobs. At Buffalo, was instrumental in getting approval for an $18 million indoor practice facility that had been on the docket for almost two decades. Greene would replace Jay Jacobs who announced in November that he was stepping down with the Auburn men's basketball and softball programs involved in scandals. Read More »

YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case

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But two years after they split up, he posted six films onto RedTube, without her knowledge or consent. Chrissy Chambers became a leading "revenge porn" campaigner after she was alerted to the clips. "My ex posted those videos for revenge, plain and simple". Additionally, because her boyfriend uploaded the videos from his home in the United Kingdom, she would have to file a lawsuit there. Read More »

What to Expect as Winter Storm Inga Continues Snowy Path Across US

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Inga has already been pounding numerous southern states, which were hit with snow and icy conditions on Tuesday, including Kentucky, Tennessee, northern Alabama, northern MS, southern Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. "I have directed essential state agencies to be on the ready should they be needed over the next couple of days". Wednesday's storm was not the first this winter to bring a blast of frosty weather to the South, where parts of Florida and the Louisiana coast saw their first ... Read More »

Palestinian Islamic Jihad warns of Israeli attack on Gaza

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The ruling in the high-profile case against Ahed Tamimi was denounced by rights activists and her father, who said Palestinians can not expect justice in Israel's military court system. Her mother, who can also be seen in the video, was arrested that same day and is also in detention. Both her mother and cousin were arrested shortly afterward. Read More »

Class 1 boy stabbed in Lucknow school toilet

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Reportedly, the incident took place inside the toilet of Brightland School in Triveni Nagar locality. Initially, the school had informed the boy's parents that he had met with an accident. Meanwhile, Reena Manas, the principal of Brightland school has been taken under police custody. "She took me to the bathroom and slapped me". She took him to a washroom on the second floor, tied him with her dupatta and stabbing him several times, he said. Read More »

52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus accident: Ministry

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More than 50 people were killed when a passenger bus caught fire in the Aktobe region of Kazakhstan, the Tengrinews agency reported Thursday citing spokesman for the Interior Ministry's Emergencies Committee Ruslan Imankulov as saying. He said the blaze spread very quickly through the bus - an Ikarus model made in Hungary. These buses are still widely used in ex-Soviet nations, even though they are often decades old. Read More »

India gets ballistic missile

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The state-of-the-art missile, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation DRDO, was test fired successfully from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island at 9:54 AM. The missile, earlier, has been successfully tested twice from mobile launchers and once from a hermetically sealed canister. The first test of Agni-5 was conducted on 19 April 2012, the second on 15 September 2013, the third on 31 January 2015 and fourth trial on 26 December 2016 from the same base. Read More »

Fishermen dive into river just moments before dramatic motorboat crash

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The video shows the three fishermen franticly waving their arms to alert the pilot of the motorboat to their presence before jumping headlong into the river. Maess and McMahon were not wearing life jackets. However, Larsen told the publication that he wasn't using his cellphone while driving his boat, labeling the accusation as "fake news". Read More »

John Kelly: Immigration 'hardass'

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John Kelly's comments come amid a shaky effort to craft an accord protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation - a push the White House and Republicans say they would back if it's coupled with tough border security measures and other restrictions. Read More »

US government shutdown looms amid harsh immigration exchange

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The bill would leave in limbo hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. No. 2 House Democrat Steny Hoyer said Democrats have not decided whether they will support another continuing resolution and " kick the can down the road one more time ". Read More »

GOP Sen Perdue: 'Gross Misrepresentation' - Trump Did Not Make 'Shithole' Comment

During an Oval Office meeting on immigration Thursday, Trump expressed frustration with people coming to the United States from "s--hole countries", sources told CNN. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation". "I can understand you either saying they were said or they were not said", Wallace said. "I didn't hear that word either, I certainly didn't hear what Senator Durbin has said repeatedly", Cotton said. Read More »

UK, France to sign new migrant treaty on Calais border

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But hundreds of people continue to camp out in Calais, hoping to stow away on trucks heading to Britain, a destination seen as an El Dorado by some migrants from Afghanistan and East Africa. Those would include unaccompanied children and people with immediate family already living in Britain. The Elysee official said the loan fitted into Mr Macron's strategy for the revival of European sovereignty and democracy, detailed in a speech in Athens in September a year ago during which he spoke ... Read More »

Hot Stocks For Today: Flotek Industries, Inc. (FTK), Sea Limited (SE)

Flotek Industries, Inc . (NYSE: FTK ) has declined 6.33% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.26% the S&P500. Among 24 analysts covering Cavium Networks Inc. (NYSE: FTK ) or 285,453 shares. The Michigan-based Comerica Natl Bank has invested 0% in Flotek Industries, Inc . ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Flotek Industries Inc ( FTK ) Stake Decreased by Skylands Capital LLC" was first posted by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian ... Read More »

What no one's telling you about Gujarat Assembly election results

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If reports are to believed, Vajubhai Vala, the incumbent governor of Karnataka and former Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, is the third candidate in contention. In all, from September onwards, Rahul visited 27 Hindu temples across Gujarat, apparently to re-establish the party's Hindu credentials for the first time since the 1980s, when his father, then PM Rajiv Gandhi, got opened the locks of the Ayodhya shrine. Read More »

Turkish PM urges global campaign for Rohingya Muslims

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Myanmar's armed forces launched the latest military crackdown against the Rohingyas on August 25 after a militant outfit killed 12 security personnel in Rakhine . Commenting on a Rohingya repatriation deal signed on November 23 between Bangladesh and Myanmar, he said "we hope the deal will be implemented properly". Read More »

Nine face charges in death of FSU fraternity pledge from South Florida

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Coffey, 20, died November 3 of alcohol poisoning following a booze-fueled fraternity party hosted by Pi Kappa Phi. Pi Kappa Phi's national office has closed the FSU chapter. Ravelo returned home after placing Coffey on the couch. He said Florida State will not tolerate hazing, adding that the university is "committed to continuing to combat all unsafe and risky practices and behaviors on our campus". Read More »

Farage Slams Attempts to 'Overturn' Brexit, 'EU Devotee' Irish Premier

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On Thursday, Farage told British TV that "my mind is actually changing on this" and that "maybe, maybe I am reaching the point of thinking we should have a second referendum" because it would "kill off the issue for a generation". "And I would just say this to you". Top EU officials have made a series of remarks about Britain reversing its decision since leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage floated the idea of a new vote following the June 2016 Brexit referendum. Read More »

European Union withdrawal bill to face House of Lords after MPs approve it

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British MPs are set to give the green light Wednesday to a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through parliament has dealt damaging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May , but it faces further opposition from the upper house. The Labour Party, along with the Scottish and Welsh governments, has expressed dissatisfaction with the bill as it stands. But Brexit minister Steve Baker gave reassurances that any deal struck with the European Union would not be ratified without the ... Read More »

Donald Trump's security policy shows Cold War mentality: China

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The document said: "We will deepen our strategic partnership with India and support its leadership role in Indian Ocean security and throughout the broader region". The strategy begins with Trump's dystopian view of America as a nation that has fallen behind. The Global Times newspaper, published by China's ruling Communist Party, said Trump's report "reflects Washington's reluctance to accept the reality of China's rise". Read More »

Sheila Oliver sworn in as New Jersey's first Black lieutenant governor

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As President Kennedy once said, "we celebrate not the victory of party but the celebration of freedom". After a bit of awkward back and forth, he said 'yes'. He hugged Christie and later praised his work addressing the opioid crisis and his role as a father. New Jersey has a new governor. Pressed Wednesday by reporters in Newark at a roundtable on the minimum wage and paid sick leave, he said he would collect the full pay. Read More »