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Aide Of Former Presidential Hopeful Sami Anan Arrested

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According to the sources, during his interrogation session in the military prosecution, Anan was under intense pressure to issue an apology statement, but he "strongly refused" and maintained his position, insisting that he had committed any irregularities or crimes that may cause him to apologize. Read More »

UK PM May To Meet German Chancellor Merkel Ahead Of Munich Speech

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SPD members could still scuttle the deal, though. Relations between the two countries have been strained since the defeated 2016 coup in Turkey as Turkish politicians criticized their German counterparts for failing to show strong solidarity with Ankara against the attempted military takeover on July 15, 2016 and the decision in Germany to ban rallies by Turkish ministers and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan past year. Read More »

The women of Parks and Recreation reunited for Galentine's Day

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Bring out your inner Leslie Knope , get a few gals together and make a killer Galentine's Day! This year, LaPointe created a Galentine's bouquet, designed specifically for February 13 deliveries. "This is just another form of cultural expression". On the other hand, Anita Wolff '18 responds, "I don't really celebrate Galentine's Day because I don't feel like I have to get together with or gather my girlfriends to celebrate then". Read More »

Shocking !Man killed and devoured by lions

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Last year, several lions were found poisoned near a farm in the same province with their heads and paws sawn off. Lion body parts are used in traditional medicine. The killing comes just months after poacher Luteni Muhararukua was charged and killed by a rhino he was hunting for its horn in nearby Namibia. Lynam was told that the suspected poacher had been killed and that not a lot was left of him - mainly just his head. Read More »

Reading and Leeds headliners announced

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With hundreds of acts set to play, Reading and Leeds will again be the unmissable festival weekend of the summer - defining and celebrating the sounds of modern ground-breaking music, as well as a world-class comedy line up. Some on social media mocked people for complaining about the line-up. The first announcement for the line-up of Reading & Leeds Festival 2018 has finally arrived, with Kendrick Lamar , Fall Out Boy , Panic! Music fans have expressed mixed feelings over the Reading ... Read More »

Trial of ISIS-linked terrorist begins in Stockholm

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Prosecutor Hans Ihrman said Akilov drove a stolen beer truck into a crowd of shoppers in a busy shopping street outside an upmarket department store in Stockholm's city centre. Akilov, who turns 40 on Wednesday, was born in Uzbekistan and worked there as a construction worker. They have also found a memory card with execution videos and thousands of photos, including one of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Read More »

Bid to find a Valentine for Romeo, world's 'loneliest frog'

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However, even with the help of human friends, he remains hopelessly single. Sehuencas water frogs live for about 15 years. Yes, Romeo now has a profile on the dating site, the real goal of which is to raise $15,000 by Valentine's Day to fund expeditions to far-flung regions where the frogs once roamed. Read More »

Adelaide will host State of Origin game in 2020

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Queensland celebrate their 2017 State of Origin series victory at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. IN a move that has already perplexed South Australian residents, the NRL this morning announced a State of Origin match would head to Adelaide Oval in 2020. Read More »

Celebrate the Year of the Dog at Langley's Murial Arnason Library

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On February 16, we're celebrating the Year of the Dog - the 11th animal of the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac . Secondly, the celebration is not a single-day venture, but stretches out over about a two-week period. During the week before the Chinatown lion dance, Chinese youth will gather at a local restaurant to share memories and experiences and make new friends in recognition of the new year. Read More »

Galway rents rising quicker than Dublin City Centre

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This would put the average monthly city rent at about €2,500, up from €1,869. Nationally, rents rose by just over 10 per cent in the year to the end of December 2017 and available properties are at an all-time low. In Dublin there were 1,350 homes for rent, down from 6,700 in 2009. The organisation said that the introduction of rent pressure zones in December 2016 did not go far enough and should be urgently reviewed. Read More »

Tripura Left blocks progress, says Yogi

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Adityanath is scheduled to address three election rallies in Tripura on Tuesday. The BJP leader said people in Tripura are not given the benefit of central flagship schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, besides Start-Up India and Stand-Up India schemes, among others. Read More »

Wust powers for record 10th medal

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A Dutch clean sweep appeared to be on the cards again when Marrit Leenstra went into second place and Lotte van Beek third. World Cup victor Takagi was in the last pairing and looked on course to pinch the gold from Wust , but the Japanese skater faded in the closing metres. Read More »

Ukraine detains Saakashvili and deports him to Poland

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On September 10, Saakashvili has crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border backed by his supporters, who have de facto forced their way through the border. Opinion polls indicate that Saakashvili and the political movement he has created have only limited popularity in Ukraine , where parliamentary and presidential elections are due to be held in 2019. Read More »

Dutch minister admits Putin fib ahead of Russian Federation meeting

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In response to legislators' questions, Rutte explained before the vote why he had not informed parliament about Zijlstra's false claims. "It was an error of judgement on my part", Rutte said. An employee of oil company Shell at the time, Zijlstra had traveled to Russian Federation with Jeroen van der Veer, then CEO of the company. 'To not further impact the position, I see no other option than to submit my resignation, ' Halbe Zijlstra says. Read More »

Firemen douse blaze at EPF, but building razed

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Fire damage appeared severe and extensive, however, with the entire exterior of the building showing signs of heavy scorching. "There is a school nearby, I hope the kids are not affected by the fire". "There are no casualties or injuries, and all 527 EPF staff were quickly alerted to the fire and managed to evacuate safely to the adjacent auto park-cum-rescue area", Soiman said. Read More »

House approves 2 percent pay raise for W.Va. teachers

Because Dominion could also use those upgrades as a rationale to increase its base power rates, critics charged that utilities could get ratepayers to pay twice for the same infrastructure. Virginia's State Corporation Commission and the state Office of the Attorney General agreed. Sen. Frank Wagner, R-Virginia Beach, who sponsored the Senate version along with Sen. Read More »

Elon Musk's Satellite Broadband Clears Crucial US Hurdle

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SpaceX's demo satellites launch February 17 on a Falcon 9 rocket along with a Spanish radar-imaging satellite called PAZ. Last year SpaceX requested authority to deploy and operate a constellation of 4,425 satellites operating 700-800 miles above Earth. Read More »

BoI slips into red, net loss at Rs 2341 cr

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State-run Indian Overseas Bank today reported higher losses at Rs 971.17 crore for the quarter to December, against a net loss of Rs 554.44 crore a year-ago, due to higher provisioning for bad loans. In the current financial year, PSBs have written off loans worth Rs 53,625 crore in the six months to September. Divergence was also seen in net NPA to Rs 9,707 crore as of March 2017. Read More »

Maker of Oxycontin to halt opioid promotion to doctors

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is holding a hearing Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, trying to link Medicaid expansion to the opioid abuse epidemic, despite opposition by ranking Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who says there's no supporting evidence. Read More »

Childish Gambino to headline Lovebox Festival 2018, get tickets now

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After calling London's Victoria Park home for 12 years, Lovebox Festival will hit West London's Gunnersbury Park for this year's event, which will take place July 13-14. It was headlined in 2017 by Frank Ocean and Chase & Status, with Jamie xx, Kano and Solange also performing over the weekend. Just when you thought lineup announcements couldn't pack a punch, Lovebox have one along with a knockout-sized one with their first batch of names announced for 2018. Read More »

London City Airport Reopens Following Removal of WWII Bomb

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The council says it is likely that all residents in the exclusion zone will need to be evacuated before the removal work starts. The massive 500kg bomb was discovered near George V Dock in East London on Sunday (11 February ), forcing nearby London City Airport to close to air traffic as experts attempted to bring the device under control. Read More »

Spot the References in the New Ready Player One Poster

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Indeed one of the big questions with Ready Player One is how heavy Spielberg will lean into the 80s references that abound in the book, which would mean he'd be revisiting a lot of films he had a hand in bringing to the screen. The world, created by philanthropist James Halliday, becomes the focal point of a global contest when he dies, leaving an Easter Egg hidden in the expansive world that contains his vast fortune for one lucky victor. Read More »

Deadpool celebrates Josh Brolin's birthday with Goonies portrait

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In addition to Reynolds and Brolin, Deadpool 2 stars newcomers Zazie Beetz (Domino) and Julian Dennison, as well as returning castmembers Morena Baccarin (Vanessa), T.J. I mean Wade Wilson has to bring up Jonah Hex and Thanos , right? Jack Kesy ( The Strain , Baywatch ) is attached to play the film's central villain, which, while unconfirmed, is rumored to be Irish mutant Black Tom Cassidy. Read More »

Michael Fassbender to fight Hitler in Kung Fury movie

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Sandberg will produce the film and also star alongside Fassbender (this reminds us of how Antonio Banderas took over the lead role in Desperado after El Mariachi was a surprise hit), while David Hasselhoff , who voiced "Hoff 9000" in the original and recorded an unbelievable song for it, will also return. Read More »

Police officer fired after refused shooting black suspect wins $175k

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After the incident started to attract negative media attention, Weirton police officials held a press conference saying Mader had "multiple" prior conduct incidents. The incident that led to Mader's termination occurred May 6, 2016, when he responded to a domestic-disturbance call and found Ronald "R.J". The officer quickly asked Williams to show him his hands. Read More »

Ajay Devgan starrer 'Raid' reboots 'Sanu Ik Pal' in Rahat Khan's voice

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It is titled as Sanu Ek Pal . The song in Raid has been revamped by composer Tanishk Bagchi, penned by Manoj Muntashir and sung by none other than Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. Gulshan Kumar and T-Series present, A Panorama Studios Production, Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak, Raid is directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Read More »

'Suspicious' white powder sent to Barack Obama's office

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After further investigation and lab testing, the substance inside the letter for Trump Jr. was revealed to be cornstarch. The former president has leased office space in the building since leaving office in January 2017. Peter Donald, according to ABC News . But Secret Service agents were still on the scene investigating, and the area in Washington, D.C., has remained closed to traffic until that investigation is completed. Read More »