Thursday, 23 November 2017
Latest news
Home » People

People

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE call Qatar-US terror accord 'insufficient'

perth_map

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and cut air, sea and land routes with it more than a month ago, accusing Qatar of supporting extremist groups. Saudi Arabia set up a task force with United States financial counter-terrorism officials in the mid-2000s, and the UAE set up a regional monitoring group with the U.S. Read More »

US Senate majority leader hopes to raise debt limit before August recess

perth_map

The current draft of the Senate bill preserves the Affordable Care Act's protection for people with pre-existing illnesses. Mike Lee, (R-Utah), that gives insurance companies the option of offering less expensive health care plans that do not force customers to pay for the essential health benefits Obamacare required. Read More »

Bangladeshis among 11 killed in fire at Saudi Arabia

perth_map

She sought the assistance of the Ministry of External Affairs to bring back his mortal remains. "The house had no openings or windows for ventilation, and those injured suffered smoke inhalation", he said. The fire broke out due to a short circuit in an old air-conditioning unit, according to primary information. The consul general said that particulars of victims would be made public shortly. Read More »

Killer of Russian opposition figure jailed for 20 years

perth_map

The assassination or Mr. Nemtsov, a charismatic opposition leader who antagonized the Kremlin, was the most prominent political murder in Russian Federation since President Vladimir V. He has also been deprived of his military rank and order of courage, which he received for his service in the Sever battalion of Russia's Interior Ministry. Read More »

China ready to mediate between Pakistan, India

perth_map

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang had released a statement saying India and Pakistan are key South Asian countries, however the "situation in Kashmir has attracted the attention of the worldwide community". The stalemate, between unarmed Chinese and Indian troops, has continued since-with China insisting that India should withdraw its troops unconditionally. Read More »

North Korea quake 'not a nuclear test', says Seoul media

perth_map

Its epicentre was 180 km southeast of the North Korean city of Chongjin. Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive. Experts made this conclusion on the depth of the hearth quake and its location . North Korea has staged five nuclear tests - including two previous year - and has made a significant progress in its missile capability under Kim Jong-Un, who took power in 2011. Read More »

Don't use kids as Brexit bargaining chips, European Union bosses told

Apparently not: the once Great Repeal Bill - now just plain old European Union (Withdrawal) Bill for less triumphant times - was published today, and no-one is clear on Brexit at all. May appealed to rivals to work with her, saying she wanted the "biggest possible consensus". The shadow Brexit secretary, Sir Kier Starmer called the bill "not fit for purpose". Read More »

China's June coal imports fall from May to 21.6 million tonnes - customs

perth_map

Imports gained 17.2 percent to $153.8 billion, up from the previous month's 14.8 percent growth. Exports rose 15 percent while imports increased 25.7 percent. As regards commodity imports, those fell in value terms with the falling price of oil acting as a drag. Oil imports were also stronger, rising at a pace of 5.4% after dropping by 16.3% in May. Read More »

Senate Judiciary Committee head to ask Donald Trump Jr to testify

perth_map

Mr Trump Jr released emails this week from 2016 in which he appeared eager to accept information from the Russian government that could have damaged Hillary Clinton's campaign. In an interview before departing Wednesday evening for France, Trump told Reuters that he didn't know about the meeting "until a couple of days ago when I heard about this". Read More »

Ex-Fifa Official Chuck Blazer dies at the age of 72

perth_map

That included Warner, whom Blazer broke with in 2011 when the Trinidad and Tobago native attempted to bribe members of the Caribbean Football Union in a bid to have Qatari Mohamed bin Hammam elected FIFA president. investigators, sometimes wearing a bugging device. Blazer lived in one of the apartments, and used the other to house his partner's cats. Blazer's death was announced Wednesday by his lawyers, Eric Corngold and Mary Mulligan. Read More »

Ivanka Welcomes Robotics Team From Afghanistan

perth_map

This is a temporary status given to a person who is otherwise ineligible to travel to a country, allowing them entry for an emergency, humanitarian objective or public interest. "When we heard that we were rejected we lost hope ", 14-year-old Sumaya Farooqi told the Associated Press earlier this week. "We applied again for the USA visa and we were rejected again". Read More »

Charges possible for taking Marine crash debris

perth_map

That team, 2nd Lt. Stephanie Leguizamon said, will have 30 days to review all the information, conduct interviews, perform site surveys in Leflore County and participate in engineering investigations if needed. Andrew Aranda told reporters that no foul play was suspected. James also said that there were two impact sites. Jones told CNN that there were bodies on the opposite side of USA 82 from the main crash site. Read More »

Malala is spending her 20th birthday fighting for girls' education in Iraq

perth_map

She landed Monday night, just as Mosul declared its liberation from ISIS, and spent Tuesday at a camp for displaced people who were evacuated from Mosul because of the violence. The average young woman may spend her 20th birthday hanging with friends, at her favorite restaurant or celebrating with a party. "It is a big challenge, because there are so many issues: from child marriage to child trafficking to [cultural] issues and taboos and poverty". Read More »

North Korea warns USA over 'provocation'

perth_map

South Korean F-15 and F-16 fighter jets joined the two US bombers in the simulated attack on the North Korean targets, according to the air force. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi yesterday said Mr Xi and Mr Trump "enhanced mutual understanding" on North Korea and "confirmed the broad direction of using peaceful means to resolve this issue". Read More »

A warning to parents about potentially deadly 'Blue Whale Challenge'

perth_map

The game allegedly consists of a series of tasks assigned to players by administrators during a 50-day period, with the final challenge requiring the player to commit suicide . Because the social media phenomenon occurs exclusively online, it is often hard to directly connect it to specific cases. In order to participate in the "game", online users posted on social media asking for a "curator", according to the Washington Post . Read More »

State approves possible $3.9B Romanian purchase of Patriot systems

perth_map

Demand for US systems continues to be strong and earlier this year Lockheed Martin's CEO Marillyn Hewson said she wasn't anxious about competition from European companies as Lockheed's Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) will likely see more demand from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries after Germany chose the system to replace its Patriot. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr's 'Hannity' Interview Delivers Big Ratings for Fox News

The bottom line is that they aren't helpful to Trump's defence in the four different government investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation to win the election. Mr Trump's son met Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower in NY in June 2016. Speaking to Fox , he said: "We didn't know who she was before the meeting". Read More »

Is Ant-Man & the Wasp Adding a Really Big Comics Character?

perth_map

Ant-Man and the Wasp is set for release next year, and we have a first look at the Wasp's costume. The Wasp costume was previously previewed during a post-credits scene from the original Ant-Man involving Michael Douglas' Hank Pym and his daughter, Hope van Dyne. Read More »

Four killed in I-70 crash near Bonner Springs

perth_map

Upon impact, the GMC was forced toward the inside wall and rotated counter-clockwise. His semi struck the GMC Terrain Butler was driving before running into the Cohen's Buick and sending it into a guardrail before the vehicle came to rest in a ditch. Read More »

Calvin Johnson Admits Being Stuck With Detroit Lions Factored Into Retirement

perth_map

A five-time Pro Bowl selection, who finished his career as the franchise leader in a number of categories, Johnson said he contemplated the idea of playing for another team but didn't think that would fly with the Lions . "I wanted to win it, and like I said, I just didn't see that opportunity [in Detroit ]". I'm not tripping. I don't feel any kind of way, just hey, that's what they did. Read More »

RHOC's Tamra Judge admits having face and neck lift two weeks ago

perth_map

Yes, the 43-year-old also got that done on camera. The next episode of " The Real Housewives of Orange County " season 12 will be aired by Bravo on Monday, July 17, at 9 p.m. "There's things you can do to help yourself be better". "I'd describe this season as, 'I've lost my mind.' It's a wild ride!" There are ambulance rides in the middle of the night, surgery and also so much fun. Read More »

Mosul Freed from ISIS, Yet Humanitarian Concerns Remain

perth_map

Amnesty said Iraqi forces and the coalition carried out a series of unlawful attacks in west Mosul since January, relying heavily on Improvised Rocket Assisted Munitions (IRAMs), explosive weapons with crude targeting capabilities that wreaked havoc in densely populated areas . Read More »

Shark attacks kayak in Santa Cruz, leaving boater uninjured

perth_map

Steve Lawson, a seasoned kayaker, was paddling about a quarter mile out from Steamer Lane at around 11 a.m. when he felt something hit his kayak. 'I panicked, everyone panics. Another great white shark was spotted on Sunday during the Jack O'Neill memorial paddleout at Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz. There have also been a slew of sightings of great whites in the shallows off Capitola , just east of the city of Santa Cruz. Read More »

Gay pensions ruling could lead to multi-million pounds in claims

perth_map

Human rights organisation Liberty said the decision could change the lives of thousands of couples across the UK. Walker said it was "to our Government's great shame that it has taken so many years, huge amounts of taxpayers' money and the UK's highest court to drag them into the 21st Century". Read More »

Malayali superstar Dileep sent to 2-day police custody

perth_map

The police claim that Dileep insisted on Pulsar Suni to record a video to prove that it was not fake or morphed and that the actress should be clearly identifiable with her ring. A fleet of police vehicles escorted the van amidst reports that an angry mob could cause chaos. Dileep, the "Janapriyanayakan" has been arrested in connection with the infamous actress assault case. Read More »

Skateboarders clash with police during informal San Francisco competition

perth_map

Police say one person on a skateboard attacked an officer. Additionally, at least one skateboarder was injured after losing control while riding, police said. A female skateboarder who wiped out later was also hospitalized. Two police cars were damaged with graffiti and a broken window, ABC7 reported. Video shows a police officer and a skateboarder colliding on Dolores Street Tuesday night during an informal skateboarding competition that drew hundreds of people to the Dolores Park. Read More »