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Explosion, Fire in Jaffa Levels Building, Leaves At Least 15 Injured

Explosion, Fire in Jaffa Levels Building, Leaves At Least 15 Injured According to witnesses at the scene, a fire appeared to have caused a building to collapse. A auto passing alongside the store as it exploded was badly damaged and the passengers were wounded. Large plumes of smoke billowed above the neighborhood before firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze. A preliminary investigation indicated that the source of the explosion might have been in a hard... [Artigo completo...]

Passengers stranded after NYC Ferry gets stuck on sandbar off Wall St.

Passengers stranded after NYC Ferry gets stuck on sandbar off Wall St. It's not clear if anyone was injured. "The boat just started trembling a little bit and the captain said we're stuck in the mud because of the low tide", said passenger Luke Miszczuk. This particular ferry has been used before and there have not been any problems reported in the past. Police and fire rescue units responded to assist in the rescues. [Artigo completo...]

Federal court rules military must accept transgender recruits by January 1

Federal court rules military must accept transgender recruits by January 1 Kollar-Kotelly did not think the Trump administration's arguments met that level of scrutiny, calling their rationale for the transgender ban "hypothetical and extremely overboard". The Trump administration has appealed her injunction. The controversial policy on banning transgender people in the military was brought into effect after President Trump announced in a series of tweets July that t... [Artigo completo...]

Nigeria charts path to achieve power reform objectives - Osinbajo

Nigeria charts path to achieve power reform objectives - Osinbajo Osinbajo stated this yesterday at the Sixth Presidential Business Forum held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Many potential investors and worldwide development finance institutions have often described the Nigerian electricity supply industry as unattractive due to low tariffs which could prevent investors and lenders from recouping their investments in the sector. [Artigo completo...]

Violent clashes erupt between Pakistani police, Cleric's supporters as protests spread

Violent clashes erupt between Pakistani police, Cleric's supporters as protests spread No army presence was yet visible in the area. Since Nov. 8, protesters have blocked a major road between Islamabad and Rawalpindi to highlight their demand for the resignation of Law and Justice Minister Zahid Hamid because of legislation that would scale back requirements for lawmakers to mention the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. [Artigo completo...]

Russian fighter intercept of U.S. recon plane deemed 'unsafe'

Russian fighter intercept of U.S. recon plane deemed 'unsafe' Traffic above the shared waters in Europe's southeast has resulted in a handful of tense encounters since relations with Moscow deteriorated in 2014 and the near miss between the Russian and US jets was among the more spectacular. "Americans have nothing to do in the Black Sea". "On November 25, Russian means of monitoring air space spotted an air target over an worldwide area of the Black Sea t... [Artigo completo...]

Pankaj Advani waltzes to an 18th World title

Pankaj Advani waltzes to an 18th World title A long against the nap roll pot with a flawless position for blue saw him drawing the first blood with a break of 45 to go ahead 45-0. The best-of-15 frame final witnessed Sarkhosh pocketing the first frame easily. An unexpected miss thereafter saw Amir open his account in the frame and score 30 points to take a slender lead of 8 points. A spectacular long yellow pot by Advani while scores are... [Artigo completo...]

Macron's trip to Africa gets off to hostile start

Macron's trip to Africa gets off to hostile start He proposed a crackdown on human smugglers' networks between Africa and Europe, after a video footage, broadcast on CNN earlier this month, showed the auction and sale of migrant men as slaves in Libya. The attack left three civilians wounded after two hooded individuals on a motorcycle threw a grenade towards a French army vehicle as it made its way to the barracks of French Special Forces, missi... [Artigo completo...]

Election could be averted as Tanaiste is reportedly preparing resignation

Election could be averted as Tanaiste is reportedly preparing resignation It came after political leaders met in a last-ditch attempt to avoid a snap Christmas election. Ireland's deputy prime minister Frances Fitzgerald has reportedly agreed to resign. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has publicly given his support for the Tanaiste. A key European Union summit looms December 14-15, and Ireland is pressing Britain to spell out how it can maintain the open Ireland-Northern Ire... [Artigo completo...]

Indian authorities jail donkeys for eating expensive plants

Indian authorities jail donkeys for eating expensive plants In a freakish case, several Indian newspapers reported Monday that a herd of donkeys was arrested by the police of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh for chewing on "expensive plants" outside the jail. "They destroy our plants, break the fencing and some even entered the house of a staffer once", he said. "Eight of them were locked for four days". One of the donkeys arrested in UP. [Artigo completo...]

A German Mayor is Seriously Injured after an Assault with a Blade

A German Mayor is Seriously Injured after an Assault with a Blade Hollstein was taken to a local hospital and was released hours after. Local media reported the attacker had asked Hollstein: " Are you the mayor? " before slashing him. "This violence in this country against mayors who are volunteering is despicable". Henriette Reker, who was in charge of housing refugees in Cologne at the time, was elected mayor the following day while still in an induced... [Artigo completo...]

Chile devolverá 720 libros históricos a la Biblioteca Nacional del Perú

Chile devolverá 720 libros históricos a la Biblioteca Nacional del Perú El acuerdo fue suscrito durante la visita del director Bibliotecas, Archivos y Museos de Chile (Dibam), Ángel Cabeza, y el director de la Biblioteca Nacional de Chile , Pedro Pablo Zegers, a la Biblioteca Nacional del Perú . En 2007 se hizo la primera devolución, llevando 3.788 volúmenes que fueron extraídos de Perú durante la Guerra del Pacífico . Mediante este acuerdo se establecen mecan... [Artigo completo...]

Casino Signs Agreement With Ocado to Launch Grocery Ecommerce Platform

Casino Signs Agreement With Ocado to Launch Grocery Ecommerce Platform The group said in consideration of the investments made by Ocado, of maintenance and of provision of technology, Casino will pay the United Kingdom firm certain upfront fees upon signing, and during the development phase, then ongoing fees linked to its utilisation of capacity within the Customer Fulfillment Centre (CFC) and service criteria. [Artigo completo...]

Date of first launches of Angara from Vostochny Cosmodrome unveiled

Date of first launches of Angara from Vostochny Cosmodrome unveiled The satellite had also been an important part of the Russian space agency's plans. First flight is maiden mission of most recent version of rocket known as Angara 1.2 was planned for the end of 2017 (final launch date is still not confirmed). [Artigo completo...]

China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea

China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea Kang said during a parliamentary session that her government is not considering any restriction on the operation of the so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which strengthens the alliance between South Korea and the United States. [Artigo completo...]

Drone attack kills seven IS militants in Afghanistan

Drone attack kills seven IS militants in Afghanistan Attahullah Khogyani, provincial governor's spokesman, said that hundreds of families have been displaced from villages in Khogyani and Sherzad districts. Six civilians were wounded and there are reports of dozens of casualties among the insurgents, he said. The Taliban insurgency has been on the rampage since the beginning of 2015 when the Afghan security forces assumed full responsibilities of ... [Artigo completo...]

Miesha Tate Claims Holly Holm Has The Best Shot At Beating Cyborg

Miesha Tate Claims Holly Holm Has The Best Shot At Beating Cyborg Jackson-Wink's Holm holds an impressive record of 18 defenses of her numerous titles inside the ropes and utilized her excellent lateral movement, distance management and footwork to deconstruct and overwhelm former unbeaten champion Ronda Rousey to earn her first UFC title in 2015. [Artigo completo...]

Toray latest in slew of Japanese firms to admit to falsifying data

Toray latest in slew of Japanese firms to admit to falsifying data But Toray's chief executive, Akihiro Nikkaku, said Toray made a decision to go public in part because of the added scrutiny and the pressure created by the Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Materials disclosures. But it also said it had not detected any violation of the law or safety issues stemming from the incident. "Rather than have it come out as rumor we thought it was better to announce it publi... [Artigo completo...]

Breitbart editor uses 1973 Ringo Starr song to defense Roy Moore

Breitbart editor uses 1973 Ringo Starr song to defense Roy Moore Pollak reminds Cuomo that he is also a parent and that he should be anxious that his sons could be falsely accused of sexual assault, the very thing the host was trying to get Pollak to admit wasn't a concern that could reasonably be applied to Roy Moore in the first place. [Artigo completo...]

Former bureaucrat NK Singh appointed as 15th Finance Commission chairman

Former bureaucrat NK Singh appointed as 15th Finance Commission chairman The 15th Finance Commission to recommend on the sharing of revenue between the Centre and states for a five-year period was constituted by the government on Monday, according to an official statement. It will also decide the principles for grants in aid to states out of the consolidated fund of India and also the measures to augment consolidated fund of a state to supplement the resources of... [Artigo completo...]


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