• Blackwater guard gets new trial for 2007 Baghdad massacre
Blackwater guard gets new trial for 2007 Baghdad massacre

They got 30 years because they were also convicted of using military firearms while committing a felony, a charge that is usually used against gang members. The American security contractors fired machine guns and grenades into noon traffic in al-Nisoor Square after one of them falsely claimed that their convoy was under the threat of a vehicle bom...

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  • Navy ends search for sailor lost in South China Sea, officials say
Navy ends search for sailor lost in South China Sea, officials say

The Navy did not release the name of the Stetham sailor since recovery efforts are still underway. Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and People's Liberation Army (Navy) also participated in the search, demonstrating the common bond shared by all mariners to render assistance at sea.

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  • McMaster: North Korean missiles a 'grave threat' to US
McMaster: North Korean missiles a 'grave threat' to US

A view of the test-fire of Pukguksong-2 guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the spot, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang February 13, 2017. "Pyongyang is determined to develop its nuclear and missile program and does not care about military threats from the USA and South Korea", stat...

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  • Kellyanne Conway: Lie detectors a possibility to stop leaks
Kellyanne Conway: Lie detectors a possibility to stop leaks

Each of these agencies is relatively small. "It's easier to figure out who's leaking than the leakers may realise", she said. Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump .

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  • More Than 50 Bikers Escorted a Bullied Sixth Grader to School
More Than 50 Bikers Escorted a Bullied Sixth Grader to School

He's been working to raise awareness about bullying and teen suicide, so he chose to organize a special ride for Phil on his first day of middle school. "I've got a bunch of big-hearted bikers that are good friends of mine", Warfield said. Phil Mick, 11, of Auburn, Indiana, was taken to DeKalb Middle School by bikers from cities including Fort Wa...

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  • More than 20 Asian countries to express 'concern' over North Korea
More than 20 Asian countries to express 'concern' over North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who is due to attend the Manila meeting, will press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea, a senior U.S. The US and China have been wrestling with how best to respond to North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests, which deepened global fears that th...

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  • Metiria Turei can't be prosecuted for breaking electoral law
Metiria Turei can't be prosecuted for breaking electoral law

But it would be much better for both parties in Turei did the decent thing and resigned, certainly from her Greens leadership and ideally from its candidate list for the next Parliament. That is not the only question Turei poses for Ardern. With discussions still underway with MSD officials over her benefit fraud, the question of whether she will...

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  • Two boys, pilot die in Swiss plane crash
Two boys, pilot die in Swiss plane crash

The flight was organised for the camp for almost 200 young people at the Aero-Club of Switzerland in the eastern area of Graubunden. He called the crash of the single-engine plane in the canton of Graubunden "extremely tragic". According to Ruegg, a group of tourists who had taken a gondola ride up to view the region's peaks watched the plane plu...

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  • LeBron sends birthday wishes to Obama: 'We do love you!'
LeBron sends birthday wishes to Obama: 'We do love you!'

The pictures, which date back to 2004, show Obama campaigning for the Senate while taking a moment to celebrate his 43rd birthday. The article states that he will make several million from his pension, and if he does as many speeches as former President Clinton, he could easily amass $50 million or more as a speaker.

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  • European Union imposes Russian Federation sanctions over Siemens turbines
European Union imposes Russian Federation sanctions over Siemens turbines

The EU, like the USA, has refused to accept Russia's 2014 annexation of the peninsula, which came alongside Moscow's wider intervention in eastern Ukraine to back pro-Russian separatists. The three persons were added to the sanctions list for their responsibility in supplying Crimea with gas turbines from Russian Federation. The Germany company...

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  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSEAmerican:NSU)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NYSEAmerican:NSU)

The Palo Alto Investors Llc holds 1.87 million shares with $268.04 million value, up from 1.76 million last quarter. Procter & Gamble Co now has $232.38 billion valuation. Wainwright. Goldman Sachs downgraded KAR Auction Services Inc (NYSE:KAR) rating on Friday, February 12. Wellington Shields And Communication Ltd Liability Company has 0.13% inves...

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  • Korea leaving door open to U.S. visitors
Korea leaving door open to U.S. visitors

Three other US nationals are now detained in North Korea. The State Department issued a notice in the Federal Register on Wednesday declaring US passports invalid for travel to, in or through North Korea. In its statement today, the DPRK foreign ministry maintained that trying a criminal in accordance with the law was an "legitimate right of a ...

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  • BBCI: Venezuela to open controversial constituent assembly
BBCI: Venezuela to open controversial constituent assembly

It was also widely dismissed as illegitimate by the global community, who saw it as a way for Maduro to bypass the legitimate Parliament - the National Assembly - which is now controlled by the right-wing opposition. Already more than 125 people have been killed in four months of protests against Maduro's government which the opposition sees as...

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  • Horrific Video Shows Two Men Falling in 2000 ft Gorge
Horrific Video Shows Two Men Falling in 2000 ft Gorge

Police said the victims and their friends worked at a poultry farm in Kolhapur, located around 74 miles from the scene of the accident. The deceased are Imran Gardi (25) and Prasad Rathod (21), both residents of Gadinglaj in Maharashtra. He tries to hold on to his friend for support, but ends up dragging him down as well. BELAGAVI:Two youths wh...

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  • Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics
Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics

Increase the number of customers buying insurance and premiums should go down. That's because insurance companies will charge more in premiums to make up for the lost payments. On Sunday Trump aides took to the Sunday morning talk-show circuit to deliver the message that the President is prepared to end cost-sharing reduction payments to insure...

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  • Scaramucci out as communications director in latest White House unheaval
Scaramucci out as communications director in latest White House unheaval

Harvard Law School apologised this week after "killing" Anthony Scaramucci , the short-lived White House communications director . Less than a week after a warmly received July 21 introductory press conference, Scaramucci gave The New Yorker an expletive-laden interview in which he had harsh words for the White House chief strategist, ...

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  • AG Session Says Sanctuary Cities Barred From Crime-Reduction Program
AG Session Says Sanctuary Cities Barred From Crime-Reduction Program

Thursday's memo singled out four cities that expressed interest in joining: Baltimore; Albuquerque, New Mexico; San Bernardino, California; and Stockton, California. "By forcing police to go into more unsafe situations to re-arrest the same criminals, these policies endanger law enforcement officers more than anyone", he said.

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  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms today and tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms today and tonight

Friday night , it will be mostly clear with a low of 59, according to the weather service. Next week: We'll continue with scattered showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday . Saturday again brings the chance of showers and thunderstorms, but only up until about 8 a.m. West wind around 16 miles per hour. Expect partly cloudy skies overnight...

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  • Yogi Adityanath and Akshay Kumar clean school in UP's capital Lucknow
Yogi Adityanath and Akshay Kumar clean school in UP's capital Lucknow

In the movie , Akshay Kumar will be seen playing the role of Keshav and the only thing he dreams of is getting married until he meets Jaya ( Bhumi Pednekar ) and falls in love. This event was going on in Millennium School, Lucknow. In the picture, the actor and the hon'ble CM of Uttar Pradesh seems to be lost in a deep conversation.

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  • Kenya opposition leader confident of victory in 'fair election'
Kenya opposition leader confident of victory in 'fair election'

In the case of the general elections held in Kenya on March 4, 2013, the presidential elections were keenly contested by President Uhuru Kenyatta of the National Alliance (TNA) and Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and an Election Dispute Petition arising from it was peacefully settled by the Supreme Court of Kenya.

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