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Defiant da Silva tells rally he's not guilty

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While Lula can still take his appeal to a higher court, the court's decision could rule him out of October's presidential election. Lula da Silva, who governed Brazil from 2003 to 2011, had been considered a frontrunner in the October election. Read More »

Hawaii's False Missile Alarm Raises Question of Federal Control

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Lisa Fowlkes , the Bureau Chief for Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, made the allegation during Thursday's Senate Committee hearing titled, "This is Not a Drill: An Examination of Emergency Alert Systems", held in Washington D.C. Read More »

Trump descends on Davos to woo curious elites

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The details of Trump's planned trip are not yet clear but it seems unlikely to be the full state visit that Queen Elizabeth II has offered, with the trappings of military ceremony and a banquet at Buckingham Palace . Mr Mnuchin dismissed any concerns Mr Trump might get a cool reception. "Every country must support and shape the rules for free and fair trade and investment". Read More »

Eagles Open as Biggest Super Bowl Underdogs Since 2009

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles celebrates a touchdown during Sunday's NFC Championship Game win over the Minnesota Vikings . Philadelphia's defense ranked fourth in both yards allowed and points during the regular season and was a big reason the Eagles won three of four after starting quarterback Carson Wentz was lost for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Read More »

Men-only gala where hostesses were groped faces backlash in Britain

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The Financial Times said the Presidents Club trust had two joint chairmen, London property developer Bruce Ritchie and David Meller , who also runs a chain of schools. Then he announced in a statement released at the end of the day, that he will end its activities and return the money he has left to charities for children. Read More »

Elton John is Preparing to End his Career

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The 70-year-old singer, one of the best-selling recording artists in the world, told a news conference in NY that his priorities have changed after becoming a parent to two children with his husband David Furnish . "The great artists that are out now - McCartney, Springsteen, Sting, Bob Dylan - they've all been great live performers, The Who - that's the longevity", he said. Read More »

Sunhine welcomes Trump to Davos

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Now, it seems, she is sending the ultimate message by canceling her trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland, which she was scheduled to attend with the President. The annual poll helps set the tone for the conversation in Davos , where the world's business and political elite meet to discuss pressing global issues, but also to network and hash out deals. Read More »

Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Trabuco Canyon

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Geological Survey said . Visitors to the USGS website from the Eureka area reported light shaking. The quake comes two days after a 7.9 natural disaster in the Gulf of Alaska prompted a tsunami warning for coastal Alaska and a tsunami watch for the U.S. Read More »

Palestinians Reject Pressure From Trump

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Trump hailed Israel as a loyal ally, then tore into the Palestinians while seated next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos. The declaration dealt a blow to the Palestinian leadership, which for more than two decades has attempted to establish a Palestinian state on the territories occupied by Israel in 1967, consisting of the West Bank and Gaza, with East Jerusalem as its capital. Read More »

How day 1 of Padmaavat release unfolded

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With the protests expected to continue, Inox multiplexes, India's second largest theater chain, has decided not to play the movie at its theaters in Gujarat and Rajasthan, the two states hit by the worst protests. With the fractured release Padmaavat managed to gross 5 crore on the preview night where the collections could have easily reached upto 9 crores. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali magnum opus, which was slated to screen at first on DEC 1 now has released today. Read More »

2 music geniuses, Kerala thinker get Vibhushan; Dhoni Padma Bhushan

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Nanda, a professor at the University of Denver since 1965, is a legal scholar and expert in global law. The Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service, while the Padma Bhushan is for distinguished service of high order and the Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field. Read More »

Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for armed robbery

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According to a news release provided by the Burbank Police Department, 25-year-old Hicks and Danni Tamburo, a 23-year-old female, were located inside of a home on North Niagara Street in Burbank. Police were able to locate the auto in the 1600 block of Scott Road, and detained a female said to be connected to one of the suspects. Tamburo was identified as the driver of the vehicle used in the robberies. Read More »

Gov. Jerry Brown lays out vision in final State of State

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Brown defended two much-scrutinized infrastructure projects: The bullet train from Los Angeles to San Francisco and his plan to re-route water from northern to southern California through one or two massive tunnels. California has also enacted policies shielding immigrants from deportation in deliberate defiance of the Trump administration. Brown also vowed to protect several other of his signature policies that are under threat, including the gas tax measure funding road repairs passed ... Read More »

AAP has faith in judiciary: Manish Sisodia on MLAs' disqualification

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Chadha also questioned the role of Election Commissioner Sunil Arora in the matter , claiming he was never involved in the case related to the AAP MLAs . The MLAs were appointed parliamentary secretaries, who assist ministers with their work and this was described as them holding offices of profit by petitioner Prashant Patel. Read More »

Half of St Helens secondaries classed as under-performing

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Leeds as a whole was above the national average on Progress 8 with a score of 0.07 compared to minus 0.03. With regards to Attainment 8 scores , the average for Hampshire schools (excluding ones in Southampton in Portsmouth) is 47 and the average for Portsmouth is 42.3. Read More »

Shootout On Pensacola Street Caught On Camera

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Investigators are still looking for the driver of the Lexus. Jonathan James Harris is seen in an image provided by the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. A dozen bullets were found lodged in the target vehicle, which contained two childen at the time of the attack, which was reportedly drug-related and also linked to a sum of money owed by one of the protagonists. Read More »

Aston Villa Sign Manchester United Defender On Loan

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Tuanzebe has been with Manchester United since the age of eight and has captained both the U18 and U21 sides. The 20-year-old is Villa's first signing of the January transfer window . They are placed at the 4th spot in the league table with 50 points to their name after 28 league games. Steve Bruce's side now sit in fourth place in the table, three points behind Derby County who occupy the final automatic promotion spot. Read More »

Government fears sabotage in refugee repatriation

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In the midst of proposed repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar , lawmakers from ASEAN countries came to Bangladesh to assess the situation, potential regional responses, and what is needed to push their governments and the wider global community into action. Read More »

European Union top court rules privacy campaigner can go after Facebook

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Schrems´s claims can not proceed in Austrian courts as "class action" on behalf of other consumers", said a spokeswoman for Facebook. An Austrian court ruled in May that Facebook must remove certain forms of speech on the platform after the leader of the country's Green party was insulted in certain posts, Reuters reported . Read More »

Flu kills 46 people in SC

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David Chansolme M.D, Medical Director of Infection Prevention for Integris Health. The week before there were 14 reported deaths in the state. People over the age of 65 have the highest hospitalization rate and number of deaths. Visit www.tulsa-health.org for more information about the flu, including flu vaccination clinic locations and hours of operation, and accepted insurance and other methods of payment. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation recovers missing texts from officials who called Trump a 'loathsome human'

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Speaking Tuesday on Fox New Channel's "Special Report ", Johnson, the chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said he has an informant to back those claims up. "Perhaps this is the first meeting of the secret society ". "I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy's office - that there's no way he gets elected - but I'm afraid we can't take that risk", he told Page. Read More »