• Sri Lankan Navy Rescues Elephant
Sri Lankan Navy Rescues Elephant

The Navy then promptly directed another Fast Attack Craft on patrol and a team of navy divers to the location. Seven more naval personnel were deployed via two CEDRIC vessels to assist in the rescue operation while officers attached to the wild life authority assisted in the operation.

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  • Monkey-selfie copyright lawsuit returns to court
Monkey-selfie copyright lawsuit returns to court

The lawsuit filed in 2015 by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sought to allow this organization to manage all earnings from the photos on behalf of the monkey, which it identified as Naruto, a free-living crested macaque from Indonesia.

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  • Retired Marine familiar with planes speaks about aircraft that crashed
Retired Marine familiar with planes speaks about aircraft that crashed

The horrific crash killed 16 people, nine of whom were members of a Marine squadron based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Orange County. Among the dead were six Marines and one Navy sailor from the Marines' special operations command, who were heading for pre-deployment training.

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  • NYC's War on Rats Will Cost It $32M
NYC's War on Rats Will Cost It $32M

In 2014, a Columbia University doctoral student estimated the number of rats in New York City to be 2 million, claiming to debunk a popular theory that says there is one rat for each of the city's 8 million people. Sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia defended the hefty price tag, admitting they aren't cheap but the city is willing to pony up to ...

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  • Afghan girls robotics team allowed in United States after Trump intervention
Afghan girls robotics team allowed in United States after Trump intervention

After twice being denied entry, a group of six Afghan girls will be allowed to come to the U.S.to compete in an global robotics competition next week, according to a report Wednesday. As POLITICO first reported, the president learned of the story and asked officials in the National Security Council to see if it could assist. It will take plac...

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  • Stephen Colbert starts 'Trump attacked me on Twitter' Hall of Fame
Stephen Colbert starts 'Trump attacked me on Twitter' Hall of Fame

Late night hosts pounced on the breaking news, with Stephen Colbert issuing an apology to the President's other son, Eric, explaining, "We always thought you were the dumb one". Many reporters have been baffled by Trump Jr's decision to air out a compromosing email that suggest Russian Federation wanted to assist with airing out dirt on then ...

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  • Baker Hughes (BHI) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
Baker Hughes (BHI) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Point72 Asset Mgmt LP accumulated 696,000 shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans owns 1.19 million shares. Pacific Heights Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 0.66% of its portfolio in Baker Hughes A Ge Company LLC (NYSE: BHI ). It now has negative earnings. It includes four product companies: Oilfield Services, Oilfield Equipment, Turbomachine...

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  • The Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) Bonds Trading 0.5% Higher
The Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) Bonds Trading 0.5% Higher

Michael J. Durham, Director reported the sale of 125 shares of ( HTZ ). The recent closing stock price lost -99.97% when it compared to 200-day moving average. Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a range.

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  • Dewayne Dedmon inks deal with Hawks
Dewayne Dedmon inks deal with Hawks

Dewayne Dedmon had the best season of his four-year career last season with the Spurs after spending years with the Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic prior. The 27-year-old, 7-foot Dedmon has seen his statistics improve every year since entering the National Basketball Association on a 10-day contract with the Golden St...

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  • Stephens Inc. AR Lowers Position in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)
Stephens Inc. AR Lowers Position in CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)

The company has outperformed fellow railroad operator Union Pacific Corporation that saw its shares gaining 18.7% in the last one year. The company's efforts to control costs are also impressive. If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws.

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  • China sends forces to first overseas base
China sends forces to first overseas base

Djibouti is strategically important for a number of reasons. In 2015, China also detached three navy ships from the said anti-piracy patrols in order to rescue Chinese citizens and other foreigners from fighting in Yemen. Elsewhere in Djibouti, the USA military operates the Chabelley Airfield, from which the Pentagon stages drone airstrikes, li...

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  • In A First, China To Slash Military Force By Over 50 Percent
In A First, China To Slash Military Force By Over 50 Percent

It did not specify the number of troops or ships that departed for Djibouti, nor when the base would start operations. The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle arrives at the port at Djibouti in eastern Africa, Saturday, March 3, 2007.

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  • Voters trust the media slightly more than the scandal-ridden Trump administration
Voters trust the media slightly more than the scandal-ridden Trump administration

Another 38 percent of Democrats think it is about right. The latest poll found that there is a stark partisan split over the news media. On the question of whether Mr. The Economist poll also contained some interesting findings on how Americans are reacting to the scandal involving Russia's involvement in the 2016 election , and that countr...

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  • Watch video of Buffalo Bills' Adolphus Washington's arrest
Watch video of Buffalo Bills' Adolphus Washington's arrest

Eventually the video shows Washington in the back of the police auto. Some of the video released Wednesday shows Washington in his vehicle, with officers ordering him to "put the gun down". "No, I wasn't reaching for it". Washington then denies he was reaching for the gun, and said he was putting it away. "I already had it in my hand".

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  • Russian Federation sanctions still stalled in House amid finger-pointing
Russian Federation sanctions still stalled in House amid finger-pointing

It would require the administration to explain any moves to ease or lift sanctions, in addition to creating the new mechanism for Congress to review and block any such effort. Hoyer said he doesn't believe the White House is supportive of the measure, but Democrats plan to introduce a companion bill to the Senate's in the House Wednesday.

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  • US Senate Judiciary chairman to call ex-Trump aide Manafort to testify
US Senate Judiciary chairman to call ex-Trump aide Manafort to testify

The Iowa Republican told reporters he thinks there has been "lackadaisical enforcement" by the Trump and Obama administrations. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, questioned Wednesday how the Russian attorney who met with Donald Trump Jr. Grassley said Wednesday that he's asked the departments of Homeland Security and State how Veselnitskaya could be i...

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  • Evangelical Leaders Lay Hands On Trump In Oval Office Prayer Circle
Evangelical Leaders Lay Hands On Trump In Oval Office Prayer Circle

Prestonwood Baptist Church Pastor Jack Graham, former GOP Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, former Liberty University Vice President Johnnie Moore, and Vice President Mike Pence were also in attendance. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump prays with pastors during a campaign visit to the International Church of Las Vegas and the Internat...

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  • N to challenge 'biased' JIT report: minister
N to challenge 'biased' JIT report: minister

She said there is no question of resignation of the Prime Minister. Similarly, he hasn't met any active leader of the ruling party. The minister expressed the confidence that the Supreme Court will do justice with them, and reject the JIT report.

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  • Christie office: Wildstein alone devised scheme
Christie office: Wildstein alone devised scheme

During the federal trial, Wildstein, Kelly and Baroni all testified that Christie was aware of the lane closings - contradicting the governor's repeated claims. Christie, who claimed the two weren't friends in high school, approved hiring him to a position at the Port Authority ostensibly overseeing billions of dollars in infrastructure projects in...

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  • N. Korea's missile re-entry claims disputed
N. Korea's missile re-entry claims disputed

These claims were later confirmed by the Trump Administration . Chinese companies and banks funneling money into Pyongyang's weapons program is now prompting the United States to move towards unilaterally tightening sanctions on North Korea .

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