Comcast Tops Fox's Offer to Buy British Broadcaster Sky

The comments came after U.S. cable company Comcast approached the United Kingdom group with a takeover offer, above the one which the pay-TV provider has already accepted by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox . "It's obviously a huge gauntl... More..

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Shehbaz Sharif elected as acting president of PML-N
by | Thursday, March 01, 2018

Shehbaz Sharif elected as acting president of PML-N

After taking over as lifetime leader of the party, Nawaz proposed Shahbaz's name for acting president of the party. But the party presented a united front with the election of Shahbaz, while Nawaz was appoint...More..

Kashmir: Militants kill two constables, take weapons
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Kashmir: Militants kill two constables, take weapons

Later on, the said personnel succumbed to his injuries at 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar . "In the incident, the cop identified as Farooq Ahmed itoo, a resident of Chadoora Budgam have suffered major injurie...More..

Czech Foreign Ministry Expects Talks With Turkey on PYD Ex-Leader Extradition
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Czech Foreign Ministry Expects Talks With Turkey on PYD Ex-Leader Extradition

A prominent Syrian-Kurdish leader has been arrested in the Czech capital Prague on a warrant issued by Turkey. Czech police confirmed that a 67-year-old man had been apprehended in Prague at the behest of T...More..

Trump pushes for arming teachers to prevent mass shootings
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Trump pushes for arming teachers to prevent mass shootings

Republican lawmakers are talking more seriously about some restrictions, but not a total ban. Efforts to enhance the state's Baker Act, which allows someone to be confined involuntarily for 72 hours, woul...More..

9 students killed, many injured as bolero vehicle rams into Bihar school
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

9 students killed, many injured as bolero vehicle rams into Bihar school

The children were returning from the school located in Meenpur police station area when the accident happened. Police sources said CCTV footage obtained from a toll tax point at Runi Saidpur in Sitamarhi, about...More..

Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library

A 22-year-old woman is dead after a double stabbing at Winchester Public Library. The blade was said to be 10 inches long and the suspect reportedly stabbed the woman multiple times. Neighbours of Yao intervi...More..

North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to USA talks
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to USA talks

The answer could provide a coda to an extraordinary two weeks of Olympic political optics - and offer hints of the Trump administration's approach in coming weeks when it comes to the thawing of North-South r...More..

A rain filled weekend
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

A rain filled weekend

The following roads in District 5 have water over part or all of the roadway. The areas at greatest risk are the east and southeast slopes, though any given location could experience excessive rainfall and fl...More..

President Trump Holds Press Conference With Australian Prime Minister
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

President Trump Holds Press Conference With Australian Prime Minister

At the close of their remarks a reporter asked the US president if he'd come to Australia and he said that he would. While the leaders agreed on continuing pressure on North Korea with sanctions , "merit bas...More..

China demands United States stops N. Korea sanctions
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

China demands United States stops N. Korea sanctions

Munchen was flanked by satellite imagery from December 2017 of the illicit ship to ship transfers of fuel destined for North Korea in an attempt to evade prior sanctions. Illicit ship-to-ship transfers of oil a...More..

Florida shooting: USA airlines join other firms in dropping NRA
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Florida shooting: USA airlines join other firms in dropping NRA

In light of this move as a reaction to mass shootings, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre asserts, " The NRA does care". The National Rifle Association released a statement on Saturday saying companies "have made a...More..

Myanmar 'Bulldozing' Rohingya Villages
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Myanmar 'Bulldozing' Rohingya Villages

HRW has called on Myanmar to preserve the villages until they can be investigated by United Nations experts in order to document human rights violations. "I've heard that authorities are working on the resettle...More..

Strikes kill more in Syria
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Strikes kill more in Syria

The U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, called for the truce to be implemented immediately, but also expressed skepticism that the Damascus government would "allow humanitarian access to all of those who ne...More..

Former President Jimmy Carter reacts to Billy Graham's death
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Former President Jimmy Carter reacts to Billy Graham's death

His leadership summits and crusades in more than 185 countries and territories forged powerful global links among conservative Christians and threw a lifeline to believers in the communist bloc. senator Daniel ...More..

Military Parade Planners Eye Veterans Day For Event, Official Says
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Military Parade Planners Eye Veterans Day For Event, Official Says

Folks in our area also know General McMaster from his stint as the commander of Fort Benning. Even so, considering the fact that McMaster's job security in Trump's administration has come up before, as well a...More..

Will Smith Had A Lot To Say About 'Black Panther'
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Will Smith Had A Lot To Say About 'Black Panther'

According to the Atlanta Black Star Naperville's Hollywood Palms Cinema in IL did a clap back via social media at critics who responded to one of its promotions for the film with a "series of annoying commen...More..

Pak not placed on FATF terror watch-list: media report
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Pak not placed on FATF terror watch-list: media report

FATF's latest statement, following a Friday meeting, made no mention of Pakistan, but the U.S. has been known to be pushing for Pakistan's inclusion, and Britain, France, and Germany have joined the call. It sa...More..

US Move To Put Pakistan On Terror Financing Watch List Delayed
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

US Move To Put Pakistan On Terror Financing Watch List Delayed

But Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said after the Paris meeting late Tuesday that "no consensus" on adding Pakistan to the list had been reached. Pakistan, if included on the list, would face enor...More..

UN Security Council debates Syria ceasefire resolution; Russian Federation proposes amendments
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

UN Security Council debates Syria ceasefire resolution; Russian Federation proposes amendments

At least 417 civilians have died and more than 2,100 have been injured in airstrikes in eastern Ghouta , in the outskirts of Damascus in Syria , since Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on...More..

Snow Expected Saturday Prompts Winter Storm Warning
by | Saturday, February 24, 2018

Snow Expected Saturday Prompts Winter Storm Warning

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Plan on slippery road conditions and be prepared for reduced visibility...More..

Olympics: A bronze that feels golden for Vonn
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Olympics: A bronze that feels golden for Vonn

Now, it switches to Shiffrin's forte - the slalom . The reservations didn't show in the downhill portion of the combined, when she had the third-fastest time and trailed leader Lindsey Vonn by 0.77 secon...More..

Trump's running commentary on Russian Federation probe
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump's running commentary on Russian Federation probe

THE FACTS: The Mueller investigation is a wide-ranging probe of Russian interference and could go anywhere, conceivably reaching figures from the Obama administration if they become relevant. Trump has yet to ...More..

Broward County Sheriff: Deputy never entered school in shooting
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Broward County Sheriff: Deputy never entered school in shooting

Sheriff Israel said he would not be releasing the video showing Mr Peterson and might never do so, "depending on the prosecution and criminal case" against the 19-year-old suspect accused of carrying out the ...More..

MI vs Penn State odds
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

MI vs Penn State odds

The prevailing thought is that Nebraska (21-9, 12-5 Big Ten) likely needs to beat Penn State in Sunday's regular-season finale to keep its hopes for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament alive. Defensively, Pe...More..

Barnaby Joyce resigns as deputy prime minister and Nationals leader
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Barnaby Joyce resigns as deputy prime minister and Nationals leader

Last week, Mr Turnbull publicly criticised Mr Joyce's "shocking error of judgement". Former media advisor Vikki Campion is pregnant with Mr Joyce's child. Mr Joyce fired back in a statement to Sky News that...More..

Unemployment rises for first time since summer 2016
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Unemployment rises for first time since summer 2016

That was up from 4.3 percent in the quarter to November 2017, which had been the lowest level in 42 years. Yet wage growth picked up, in a sign which will be welcomed by households squeezed by higher inflatio...More..

Third innings: Cricketer-politician Imran Khan marries spiritual guide
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Third innings: Cricketer-politician Imran Khan marries spiritual guide

However, the report of Khan's wedding taking place on January 1 was refuted by the party and instead pictures of the nikkah ceremony were shared a few days back with the party stating that the wedding had taken...More..

Iranian TV airs images of deadly plane crash site
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Iranian TV airs images of deadly plane crash site

Aseman Airlines, owned by Iran's civil service pension foundation, is a semi-private air carrier headquartered in Tehran and is Iran's third-largest airline by fleet size, behind state carrier Iran Air and Ma...More..

Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Japanese father granted sole custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand

A spokesman for Bangkok's Central Juvenile Court said: "For the happiness and opportunities which the 13 children will receive from their biological father, who does not have a history of bad behaviour, the c...More..