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More Than 40 Somali Refugees Die in Suspected Attack Off Yemen's Coast

More Than 40 Somali Refugees Die in Suspected Attack Off Yemen's Coast The Hodeida province has been subjected to airstrikes over the last two years since a Saudi-led coalition joined the country's ongoing civil war in support of Yemen's government, leading airstrikes against rebel forces in the city. Millman told a United Nations news briefing in Geneva that he was unable to confirm news reports indicating that an Apache helicopter strike was responsible for the... [Full Article...]

Tillerson Says State Department Spending 'Unsustainable'

Toner insisted the accredited press is not being ostracized and that the 20 or so reporters who traveled to Asia on their own to follow Tillerson would have access to him. She was also briefly part of the team that covered the 2016 election campaign for Reuters. News outlets such as CNN, New York Times, and Reuters complained regarding the matter. [Full Article...]

Secretary of State Tillerson used e-mail alias as Exxon CEO

Tillerson, now the US secretary of state, used the pseudonym "Wayne Tracker" from at least 2008 to 2015, according to the attorney general". The letter also mentions 34 other e-mail accounts "specifically assigned to top executives, board members, or assistants" that the attorney general thinks should have been included. [Full Article...]

Penn West Petroleum Ltd

Penn West Petroleum Ltd They now have a United States dollars 2.5 price target on the stock. RBC Capital Downgrades the company's stock to Underperform on 12/17/15 with no specific Price Target. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $2.22. For trailing twelve months, EPS value for the stock is $-3.07. Hence, the surprise factor was -921.4 percent. [Full Article...]

White House requests $1.5 billion from Congress to begin border wall construction

Trump keeps saying the wall is "ahead of schedule" but it's still unclear what that schedule is or what the wall will even look like. "I'm amused by the Democrats apparently warming up to the idea that threatening to shut down the government's a good idea", McConnell told reporters this week. [Full Article...]

Trump Declares War on EPA Mileage Standards

Trump Declares War on EPA Mileage Standards Major automakers opposed the rules , which they say will hamper their ongoing financial recoveries. Despite carmakers complaining about the EPA's fuel economy standards, a recent report from the regulatory agency found that Detroit was actually outperforming the GHG emission standards while at the same time selling a record number of new cars and trucks. [Full Article...]

No Evidence Of Alleged Trump Tower Wiretap — House Intelligence Chair

Donald Trump's claim that has he was wiretapped by Barack Obama is under increasing assault after a congressional committee investigating the claim said it had seen no evidence to support the allegation and it did not believe that it happened. [Full Article...]

Stade and Racing to merge

Stade and Racing to merge Stade players Pascal Pape and Paul Gabrillagues have both expressed their dismay at the merger, but Lorenzetti has insisted the outcome will be beneficial. The two Parisian clubs, Stade Francais and Racing 92, are set to merge next season to form one super club for the French capital. Both clubs announced the planned move on Monday in a joint statement headlined "Stronger Together!" "And now we ... [Full Article...]

2016 was the worst year yet for children in Syria

2016 was the worst year yet for children in Syria According to the report, some 12,600 kids crossed active conflict lines in Syria to sit for their final school exams, many traveling for days from hard-to-reach areas. UNICEF warned that social and medical services are continuing to deteriorate, forcing many children into "child labor, early marriage, and combat". [Full Article...]

SBA welcomes South Australia power deal

SBA welcomes South Australia power deal The six-point plan - dubbed South Australian Power for South Australians - is aimed at delivering "reliable, affordable and clean power" for the region by ensuring more of its power is sourced, generated and controlled within the state, Weatherill said. [Full Article...]

Voting takes place in Holland's closely-watched parliamentary election

Voting takes place in Holland's closely-watched parliamentary election His party came far ahead of the next three parties, including Geert Wilders' anti-immigration Freedom Party (PVV), the Christian Democrats and the D66 Party, which each got 19 seats. Current Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) has a healthy lead with 31 seats, although he will lose about 10, so he probably shouldn't feel too proud of this. [Full Article...]

Trump's Senior Advisor in Israel for Peace Talks

Trump's Senior Advisor in Israel for Peace Talks Greenblatt and Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the US, were appointed by their leaders last month to reach an understanding between the two countries on settlement construction. "Trump has asked Netanyahu to curb settlement building". Channel 2 TV said Netanyahu wants to reach understandings with the envoy on settlement building in some areas, in part to appease pro-settler hardliners in hi... [Full Article...]

Trump's New Travel Ban Survives First Legal Challenges

President Donald Trump's first executive order temporarily restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries and banning refugees was suspended in federal court. Trump , now pending before Judge Robart in the Western District of Washington . Giving those explanations, it's hard to understand why the United States is still allowing travel from, say, Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Bus Plows Into Crowd In Haiti, Killing At Least 34

Bus Plows Into Crowd In Haiti, Killing At Least 34 The Blue Sky bus line, a private company offering long-distance routes, is a more upscale option for travel compared to the packed former American school buses that commonly ply the roads in Haiti. Police were still trying to identify him. Haitian President Jovenel Moise released a statement expressing "his deep sadness following the awful accident". [Full Article...]

S.Korean prosecutors to summon ousted president Park over corruption scandal

S.Korean prosecutors to summon ousted president Park over corruption scandal After being removed from office, Park has lost her presidential immunity and will likely face a direct investigation over allegations she colluded with a longtime confidante, Choi Soon-sil, to extort money from businesses and allow Choi to meddle in state affairs though she has never held an official post. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania residents urged to prepare for winter storm

Pennsylvania residents urged to prepare for winter storm National Weather Service forecasters say eastern and central Pennsylvania residents could see 6 to 10 or 12 inches of snow Monday evening into Tuesday, and the Poconos and northeastern Pennsylvania could see more than a foot. "Our personnel are prepared for it, and we're prepared for it to be even worse than that in case the storm would shift", he said. The restrictions on speed and types of veh... [Full Article...]

India's top court allows BJP leader to take oath as Goa CM

India's top court allows BJP leader to take oath as Goa CM Panaji: With the Supreme Court asking the BJP to prove its majority in the Goa assembly on Thursday, new Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said another independent MLA has supported his coalition government, raising its tally to 22. The BJP, which won 13 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly, managed to garner support from other parties and Independents to attain majority under Parrikar. [Full Article...]

Biren Singh Elected As BJP's Legislature Party Leader In Manipur

Biren Singh Elected As BJP's Legislature Party Leader In Manipur But it is also true that those decisions - the Congress and its allies have been beneficiaries - were disputed on grounds of procedure and propriety. India's former defense minister and BJP leader Manohar Parrikar who is set to be sworn in as Goa's chief minister on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Iraqi army cuts off last 'Islamic State' supply line to west Mosul

Iraqi army cuts off last 'Islamic State' supply line to west Mosul Iraqi forces are fighting the Islamic State in western Mosul after declaring the city's east "fully liberated" in January. They now control all of Mosul's eastern side, and the latest US-backed push against IS - which began on 5 March - has forced the extremists from key locations in the west, including the main local government headquarters and the famed Mosul museum. [Full Article...]

Sara Connor found guilty in death of Bali policeman, sentenced to jail

Sara Connor found guilty in death of Bali policeman, sentenced to jail Mr Taylor admitted to striking Mr Sudarsa with a bottle and binoculars but said he thought he was still breathing when the couple left the beach and did not know the seriousness of the local man's injuries. Taylor accepted the sentence. Connor said she would consult with her lawyers as to whether she will appeal the sentence. Taylor, known as DJ Nutzo, was supported in court by his parents Joh... [Full Article...]


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