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This airline just bought two Boeing 747 jumbo jets online

This airline just bought two Boeing 747 jumbo jets online According to the agency the seller was the Intermediate People's Court of Shenzhen City. Last year, a Boeing 747 was also listed for sale on eBay for US$299,000 though it was not in working condition, with its engines removed and electrical components having been stripped off - essentially, it was a shell for sale. [Full Article...]

US To End Temporary Protected Status For Nearly 60000 Haitians

US To End Temporary Protected Status For Nearly 60000 Haitians But the official, one of several authorized to brief reporters, said that Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke , after extensive research and input from US and Haitian government officials, as well as experts, had "assessed overall that extraordinary temporary conditions" that justified the designation in the first place, "had sufficiently improved such that they no longer prevent nationals of Haiti ... [Full Article...]

Mount Agung on Bali erupts

Mount Agung on Bali erupts In a statement released overnight, Virgin Australia said it was "continuing to closely monitor volcanic activity" after the minor eruption but all flights are operating as normal. A view of Mount Agung in Bali September 26, 2017. That alert was recently downgraded. Indonesia sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where tectonic plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity. [Full Article...]

Moore campaign lashes out again at accusations

Moore campaign lashes out again at accusations The allegations against Mr Moore come amid a national reckoning over misdeeds by powerful men in media, business and politics. That's some law-and-order guy all right. When asked about the allegations that Moore pursued multiple teenage girls while he was in his 30s and an assistant district attorney in Alabama, Trump responded that Moore "totally denies it" and pointed out that the allegations ... [Full Article...]

Winter session of Parliament to begin next month

Winter session of Parliament to begin next month While the Constitution does not specify as to how many times Parliament must meet in a year, the gap between two sessions can not be longer than six months. "We would like to know how much time Rahul Gandhi spends in Parliament", Prasad told reporters at a press conference at the BJP headquarters. The winter session of Parliament traditionally convenes from the third week of November and lasts... [Full Article...]

Assad-Putin embrace tells story of Russia's Syria campaign

Assad-Putin embrace tells story of Russia's Syria campaign Russian Federation is to end its military operation in Syria, President Putin has said, after surprise talks with his Syrian counterpart President Assad. Putin also called for co-ordination of anti-terror efforts with the USA, the Kremlin said, adding that Afghanistan was also discussed. Turkey and Russian Federation, together with Iran, are the guarantor countries which brokered a cease-fire in... [Full Article...]

Woman with anti-Trump sticker adds new sheriff to truck display

Woman with anti-Trump sticker adds new sheriff to truck display Karen Fonseca is making no apologies for her anti-Trump expletives and now Sheriff Troy Nehls has gotten the same treatment. "However, I don't ever recall seeing any complaints of disorderly conduct from Sheriff Nehls personal Facebook page about those individuals", he said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's national security adviser calls him a 'kindergartner'

Donald Trump's national security adviser calls him a 'kindergartner' Attending the dinner was potential Trump administration appointee and tech CEO Safra Catz , who reportedly told four sources about McMaster trashing the president. Due to their perceived influence over the president, both men and in particular McMaster are widely distrusted by Trump's base and some loyalist aides and former staffers, and have been the perceived target of attacks in the press. [Full Article...]

Navy rescue team joins search for missing Argentine submarine

Navy rescue team joins search for missing Argentine submarine The submarine had reported a malfunction, had surfaced, and was headed back to its base when the Navy lost contact with it. Argentine, US, British, Chilean, and Brazilian military personnel are scouring the area in ships and aircraft. Seven brief satellite calls over the past few days to Armada Argentina bases may have been made by the submarine's crew. On Sunday, a flag was unfurled at the na... [Full Article...]

Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure

Terror designation a way to hike North Korea pressure It should have happened a long time ago. It has since conducted five more nuclear tests and steadily ramped up its ballistic missile program, in violation of U.N. Trump made the announcement during a Cabinet meeting. The designation against North Korea will trigger additional sanctions. USA officials involved in the internal deliberations said there was no debate over whether the slaying of ... [Full Article...]

US House passes bill with wind tax credit cuts

US House passes bill with wind tax credit cuts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the individual mandate repeal hadn't been added to the Senate bill as a bargaining chip that could be removed later if it risked costing the votes of key Republican senators such as Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. [Full Article...]

Lebanon FM refuses to attend Arab summit on Iran

Lebanon FM refuses to attend Arab summit on Iran He is now cooling his heels in Paris, a journey connived by Saudi and French administrations. In Beirut on Monday, Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit said Lebanon should be "spared" from spiralling regional tensions. The trilateral foreign ministers meeting was discussing the issues related to Syrian situation. Saudi Arabia has accused the heavily armed Shia Hezbollah of helping the Houthis ... [Full Article...]

Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise

Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise The Arab ministers called on Arab countries in the United Nations to make the necessary contacts to arrange an emergency session of the U.N. Security Council in order to discuss Iranian threats to the region. "We need to carry out a large and inclusive strategic plan to stop the Iranian danger", he said. Last week Saudi Arabia ordered its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately , escalating a reg... [Full Article...]

Rahul targets Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman on Rafale deal

Rahul targets Defence Minister Nirmala Seetharaman on Rafale deal Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has dismissed Congress' allegations on the procurement deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets as shameful, saying the process was completely transparent and the final agreement on the 36 jets was signed after approval of Cabinet Committee on Security. [Full Article...]

Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating to Baa2 with stable outlook

Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating to Baa2 with stable outlook This is India's first rating upgrade since 2004, when it was upgraded to Baa3 from Ba1. Meanwhile, Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala sought to downplay the rating upgrade, saying the same agency had miscalculated United States subprime mortgages before the economic meltdown. [Full Article...]

Fire rips through building in Manhattan's Hamilton Heights

Fire rips through building in Manhattan's Hamilton Heights A massive fire has broken out at an apartment building in NY. People in the area say sections of the building's facade are falling to the street. "It couldn't have been in a worse position for the wind", Leonard said. Elizabeth Mercado told News 4 that she and her 5-year-old son sprinted out of the building after hearing fellow tenants screaming "fire". By 4 p.m., the smoke had transitioned from... [Full Article...]

Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP releases second list of candidates

Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP releases second list of candidates The sitting legislator from Kodinar is a prominent dalit face of the party and had won the 2012 elections by a margin of over 63,300 votes. The BJP has a block of 44 sitting MLAs hailing from the Patidar community. After the list was out, many leaders lodged protests as well as resigned from the party alleging due procedure was not followed while decided the names. [Full Article...]

Sexual Assault Reports by Military Members Increased in 2016

Sexual Assault Reports by Military Members Increased in 2016 DOD statistics released Friday said that the prevalence rates of sexual assault dropped from 6.1 percent of active duty women in 2012 to 4.3 percent in 2016 and from 1.2 percent of active duty men in 2012 to 0.6 percent in 2016. Reports of sexual assaults in combat zones have decreased dramatically since 2013, although they increased slightly a year ago, the data show. On May 1 of this year, Navy ... [Full Article...]

Six terrorists gunned down in J&K's Bandipora; IAF commando martyred

Six terrorists gunned down in J&K's Bandipora; IAF commando martyred Indian army's Srinagar-based spokesman said that a joint team of army, police's special operation group and paramilitary central reserve police force launched a cordon following specific inputs about presence of some militants at Chandergeer in the district's Hajan. [Full Article...]

Couple accidentally shot following guns in church discussion

Couple accidentally shot following guns in church discussion The member re-loaded the weapon and placed it back in his pocket, when another member approached him and asked to have a look at it. Parks said somehow, the trigger was pulled during the time of this second display. The couple was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville and were treated for minor injures. The man and woman were listed in stable condition Thursday evening... [Full Article...]


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