by | January 02, 2018 | 00:36

Pentagon spokeswoman Heather Babb said in a statement quoted by Reuters: "As mandated by court order, the Department of Defense is prepared to begin accessing transgender applicants for military service January 1". But since President Trump's announcement. four federal judges have issued rulings blocking his ban, saying it would likely violate the constitutional right to equal protection under the law.

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:29

In an annual New Year's day speech, Kim said that "we sincerely hope the games will be successful". "This is reality not a threat". "The entire mainland of the within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office".

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:58

To arrive at this score, Piotroski gave one point for every piece of criteria met out of the nine considered. The current ratio, also known as the working capital ratio, is a liquidity ratio that displays the proportion of current assets of a business relative to the current liabilities.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:54

Frehley will open the show with a pre-game performance of his solo hit, " New York Groove". Buffalo comes into today's match-up with a 10-20-8 record good for just 28 points in 38 games. To mark the 10th anniversary of their appearance in the Winter Classic , the Sabres gave up a home game to be in this one since the Rangers are contractually obligated to play all their home games at Madison Square Garden for a tax exemption.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:34

Bitterly cold weather will continue to close out the year 2017. As cold, Arctic air continues to build into the region it's always important to watch out for the symptoms of both hypothermia and frostbite. Of course, mornings get a brutally cold start too. The high today could only reach as a high as seven degrees above. The worst of the wind chills will occur this morning, ranging from 10 to 20 below zero.

by | January 01, 2018 | 23:22

Northerly winds of 10-20 m.p.h., will create risky wind chills this morning and tonight while many will be celebrating New Year's Eve. We tied the old record of 12 degrees from all the way back in 1899! By the start of 2018, it's going to feel like we live in the ArcticTex, not the ArkLaTex.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:23

Talking about the same, Dr Shivkumar Utture, Member and President of Maharashtra Medical Council, IMA said "We are not against the NMC bill, but the problems and the laws that apply to it cause general patients to suffer". "This will seriously impact patient care and patient safety", said the association in the statement. "Indian doctors with their pristine recognition in global arena will lose their stature and demand".

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:19

At a news conference, Enio Cubillo, director of Costa Rica Civil Aviation, said the Nature Air charter flight crashed shortly after taking off just after noon Sunday from Punta Islita on a planned flight to the capital of San Jose. Early Monday "the investigations into the causes of the accident will begin", Solis said. Bruce and Irene Steinberg, and their sons, Matthew, William and Zachary, were killed, Bruce Steinberg's sister confirmed with NBC News on Sunday night.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:05

Singer Lorde has been called a "bigot" after pulling out of a planned concert in Israel. The piece criticises the 21-year-old Grammy award winning singer for joining "a global antisemitic boycott of Israel" while agreeing to perform in Russian Federation.

by | January 01, 2018 | 20:04

According to the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Muslim women above 45 years of age will now be allowed to go on the pilgrimage, without a "mahram", in a group of at least four. Zakat Foundation's Zafar Mahmood, the first secretary for Haj at the Indian consulate in Jeddah between 1988 and 1991, confirmed that mehram had been a Saudi requirement that every country had to follow.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:52

Israel indicted a 16-year-old Palestinian girl on Monday on charges including assault for punching an Israeli soldier in the face two weeks ago, an incident which made her into a hero for Palestinians and was seen as humiliating by right-wing Israelis.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:45

The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $169.23. About 909,204 shares traded. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.08% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Guggenheim maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Buy" rating by Brean Capital on Wednesday, October 26. UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $17000 target in Monday, July 31 report.

by | January 01, 2018 | 19:19

The town's coldest New Year's tradition has been cancelled... due to the cold. "Every night I've been dreaming about this, so I've been preparing myself", said Wechter Friedman. "But there's a lot of them still going, you know it is a Polar Bear Plunge, so you got to be a true polar bear to be out there". Still, Cheung said people with heart conditions probably shouldn't be participating in a polar bear swim because entering the frigid water will experience an increased heart rate, more ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 17:51

They were identified as 44-year-old Steven Kologi and 42-year-old Linda Kologi. Officials say the teen's grandfather and brother were at the home but left. "It's a terribly tragic incident", Gramiccioni said. The teen remains in custody pending the filing of murder charges. The rifle used in the shooting was legally registered to a resident of the house, Gramiccioni said.

by | January 01, 2018 | 17:06

Just over a year ago, under then president Barack Obama, the United States allowed passage of a UN Security Council resolution demanding a halt to Israel's settlement activity in the West Bank, and calling the building a violation of global law.

by | January 01, 2018 | 16:53

They found Aracely Jernigan, 36, dead in the living room, and a samurai sword nearby. Police responded to a call Wednesday about a " cutting in progress " at a Houston apartment where they Lockings' girlfriend almost severed body on the living room floor.

by | January 01, 2018 | 16:41

The Pelicans were en route to a victory, holding a slim lead over the New York Knicks late in the contest, but they couldn't hand on, dropping a heart-breaker, 105-103. Beasley scored 11 points as the Knicks' bench outscored the Pelicans' bench, 23-8, in the second quarter. Holiday's 3-pointer helped cut the Pelicans' deficit to a point, at 79-78 after three quarters.

by | January 01, 2018 | 16:28

If Iran cracks down, he said, "that's where we should be talking about sanctions because these are human rights abuses". Founded in 1981, NCRI represents political figures, academicians, and other Iranians who have fled their homeland, are dedicated to the overthrow of the Islamic Republic and its replacement with a secular democracy.

by | January 01, 2018 | 16:21

First-time mother Emma MacDonald, 29, gave birth to 7lb 2oz baby girl, Bonnie Petrucci. At NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull, they welcomed baby boy Joshua Miguel Brito at 12:25 a.m. He weighed in at 2.9kg or 6lbs 4oz. He and his parents will receive gifts donated by hospital systems and other organizations from around San Antonio.

by | January 01, 2018 | 15:38

When revealing a national security strategy at the end of 2017, Trump said that Pakistan has to help the United States in its anti-terror fight in exchange for "massive payments" that Washington makes to the country annually. The event was conducted in the wake of the US President Donald Trump-led administration unilaterally identifying and declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

by | January 01, 2018 | 14:07

Merseyside Police said a number of vehicles were on fire. "The horses were getting stressed, so I just told the stable hands to get the horses bridled and walk them out". Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a multi-storey auto park on Liverpool's waterfront beside the Echo Arena, which was hosting an global horse show.

by | January 01, 2018 | 14:09

Local media quoted witnesses describing how the family-friendly fireworks show at 21:00 quickly turned to chaos. "It was a frightful experience", Anooshe Mushtaq tweeted. The organiser said the operators believe there was an explosion in a canister which led to multiple detonations. What should have been a 12-minute display was "pushed into 4 and a half", they said.

by | January 01, 2018 | 13:37

Izeh is located in the oil-rich southern province of Khuzestan, just south of the Lorestan province where two other Iranians were killed in protests on Saturday evening. Videos posted on social media showed people chanting: "Mullahs, have some shame, let go of the country". CNN has not independently verified the authenticity of the footage, purportedly shot in the western city of Khorramabad.

by | January 01, 2018 | 12:58

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday claimed that the ways and methods of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah would not work in Karnataka. Incidentally, all three major parties-Congress, BJP and Janata Dal (Secular)-are now touring various parts of the state and holding election rallys on a daily basis.

by | January 01, 2018 | 12:38

A viral internet video of two dead demonstrators who passed away in Dorud, Iran after sustaining gunshot wounds fired by anti-riot police has forced authorities to block access to Instagram and Telegram social media Apps in the country. Mohatari also said that public demonstrations were allowed in Iran's constitution - provided they are not contradictory to Islamic rules and weapons are not used - and that authorities should prepare an appropriate environment for the people to express their ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 12:30

The governor's office put the death toll from the attack near the provincial capital Jalalabad at 18, with 13 wounded. Provincial health director Najib Kamawal confirmed the toll. Photos from the scene showed a burnt-out rickshaw and a destroyed motorcycle. The bombing capped a bloody year in Afghanistan. All the casualties were civilians.

by | January 01, 2018 | 11:51

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. The Air Quality Index (AQI) at various places in Delhi fell to the "hazardous" category. "Runway visibility since 5.30 am was between 50 to 75 metres". A successful take off requires a minimum visibility range of 125 metres. The Indian Meteorological Department yesterday had predicted dense fog for today morning and mist/shallow fog during the day, prediction that came completely true as citizens in Delhi woke up in the ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 09:45

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization voiced deep regret on Thursday over Israels decision to withdraw from the agency. Washington stated concern about "in connection with growth of debt to UNESCO, the need for fundamental reforms and the ongoing anti-Israeli roll of the organization".

by | January 01, 2018 | 09:38

The Bengals scored on a fourth-and-12 when Andy Dalton hooked up with Tyler Boyd for a 49-yard score with 53 seconds remaining. That result left the Bills so ecstatic, they chose to share their joy with Cincinnati. Wallace dropped a couple of passes and hauled in just one of his first six targets, that for six yards. He did, however, wear a knit hat and sweat trousers.

by | January 01, 2018 | 09:35

Under a state constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2004, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity adjusts the wage each year based on changes in a federal consumer price index . On Long Island and in Westchester County, the minimum wage will reach $15 an hour over a six-year period. The wage hike will be phased in over a period of three years for employees at large New York City companies and four years for workers at smaller city businesses.

by | January 01, 2018 | 09:33

He went on to incorrectly comment that global warming was something "our country, but not other countries, was going to pay trillions of dollars to protect against", eluding to the Paris Climate Accord. Sobel explained that winter will not cease to exist and that cold weather can still happen despite global warming . "I think that's the number one most important thing, because we can all take individual actions to reduce our carbon footprint, and we all should, but the problem is too ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 08:40

England's Test vice-captain has played no part in the Ashes series defeat in Australia after being arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm on a night out in September. Stokes' situation will become clearer only when the CPS, which began considering his case at the end of last month, advises police whether to charge him.

by | January 01, 2018 | 08:40

He assured that no genuine Indian citizens would be excluded from the NRC and if their names is left out from the part draft of the NRC, there is provision to submit claims and objections against the same. The NRC was published through the state government under the guidance of the RGI. The toll-free number for people from Assam is 15107, while that for people from outside the state is 18003453762, he said.

by | January 01, 2018 | 08:38

The poll, which often has a much higher approval rating for the Republican than other national surveys, showed Trump had a 46 percent approval rating and a 53 percent disapproval rating. However, FiveThirtyEight blog's composite of approval rating polls shows Obama was well ahead of Trump after nearly a year in the White House. "Another reason that I'm going to win another four years is because newspapers, television, all forms of media will tank if I'm not there because without me, their ...

by | January 01, 2018 | 06:06

Experienced sea pilot Gareth Morgan, 44, was the sixth victim. There were unconfirmed reports in Australian media that four of the passengers were British nationals. "We wish to pass on our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the passengers and pilot who were tragically killed", the company said in a statement.