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  • Global elite braced for year of heightened risk amid deteriorating geopolitical landscape

    Global elite braced for year of heightened risk amid deteriorating geopolitical landscape

    According to him, public and private companies have become more vulnerable to cyber-attacks as established IT security controls are now failing to protect the current systems. Around the world in 2016, about three-quarters of so-called interventions - such as imposing tariffs, or blocking imports of certain goods to protect domestic jobs - were protectionist in nature, and the trend appears to have continued through past year, the WEF said.

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  • Cavusoglu: Turkey's Syria operation can not be limited to Afrin

    Cavusoglu: Turkey's Syria operation can not be limited to Afrin

    The recent discovery of United States plans to help the militia form a 30,000-strong " border security force " alarmed Ankara. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Sunday "to purge terrorism from our southern borders", adding his military will attack the YPG in Afrin in the coming days.

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  • Heavy snow forecast for the Borders

    Heavy snow forecast for the Borders

    The west and north are expected to be the worst affected with inland areas of Ulster and Connacht most likely to see falls of snow. Temperatures are also expected to plunge across Britain, with wind chills making it feel as low as -7C in some areas of Scotland.

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  • No Warrantless Surveillance 'Nonsense' in FISA Reauthorization Bill, Bipartisan Lawmakers Vow

    No Warrantless Surveillance 'Nonsense' in FISA Reauthorization Bill, Bipartisan Lawmakers Vow

    The House voted Thursday to renew a controversial surveillance program that targets foreign terrorists but also sweeps up emails, texts and other electronic communication from an unknown number of Americans. "House votes on controversial FISA ACT today". She suggested reporters were the only ones left confused, prompting Trump to issue a second tweet almost two hours later.

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  • North Korean state media hail talks with South as path to reunification

    North Korean state media hail talks with South as path to reunification

    Earlier on Saturday evening, Sanders had tweeted that "Fake news is at it again!" and accused the newspaper of "falsely quoting" the president. The Journal said it stood by its reporting , releasing the audio from the selected portion of the transcript , shortly before the White House released their own audio recording of the interview.

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  • Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 Payout to Adult Film Actress in 2016

    Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 Payout to Adult Film Actress in 2016

    The couple Wednesday in 2005. Cohen, Trump's lawyer who, according to the Journal , arranged the payment, denied the report in a statement on Friday to BuzzFeed News. He left after close to a decade after the election . Trump and Clifford met at the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Nevada in 2006.

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  • Gaza Fisherman Shot Dead by Egyptian Army

    Gaza Fisherman Shot Dead by Egyptian Army

    No group has said it was behind the attack, but the Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad praised the attackers. Israel shut down the crossing as a result until further notice. The destruction of the terror tunnel network is an essential component of our systematic policy to harm Hamas's strategic capabilities. According to military correspondent Yossi Yehosua, the Hamas tunnel has been newly dug, and not yet in use.

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  • Putin says 'shrewd' North Korean leader has outplayed his rivals

    Putin says 'shrewd' North Korean leader has outplayed his rivals

    Trump said the stop-and-go nature to his strategy with North Korea is intentional and part of a broader goal. "I'm a very flexible person". There's a significant amount of tunneling activity at North Korea's nuclear testing site, commercial satellite images show, suggesting the area is being prepped for a future nuclear test, according to a report from 38 North, a website dedicated to analyzing the rogue state.

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  • Tamil Nadu: Salary hike only for MLAs, not for transport employees?

    Tamil Nadu: Salary hike only for MLAs, not for transport employees?

    Palaniswami tabled a bill in the Assembly that paves the way for nearly doubling the salary of MLAs , evoking strong opposition from the DMK which questioned the "timing". An announcement to this effect was made in July a year ago but the government introduced the bill to withdraw Rs 25.32 crore annually from the consolidated fund of the state towards salaries and allowances for the legislators.

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  • Search underway for suspects after fatal West Bank shooting of Israeli rabbi

    Search underway for suspects after fatal West Bank shooting of Israeli rabbi

    David Friedman tweeted Wednesday morning, as the Israeli military expanded its search for the killer or killers, including setting up roadblocks and checkpoints and entering Arab villages in the area. Meanwhile, the ministry issued another statement accusing the U.S. envoy to Israel David Friedman of adopting the policies of Israeli occupation through his attack on the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).

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  • Republicans can't avoid Trump's wall promises in DACA talks

    Republicans can't avoid Trump's wall promises in DACA talks

    Wall funding wasn't included in a stopgap year-end funding bill, nor was it ever considered when Democrats thought they'd struck a deal on DACA with Trump this fall. King said Trump should force Democrats to give in to stricter border security demands, or reap the consequences of failing to follow through on his campaign promises.

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  • Heavy snow to continue through Wednesday morning in Billings

    Heavy snow to continue through Wednesday morning in Billings

    South wind at 5-10 miles per hour. Numerous counties in central in will be under a Winter Weather Watch from Thursday night until 1 a.m. on Saturday , including Marion County. The winter weather really ramps up Thursday into Friday , the Weather Service said. Snowfall of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts is possible, along with a glaze of ice.

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  • Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl

    Mom, boyfriend sought in burning, beating death of 4-year-old girl

    Diaz, 24, and Brad E. Fields, 28. Candice Diaz and Brad Fields are each facing charges of child abuse, torture, and murder. Police say they are believed to be driving a black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier with MI plates DTR1854. MI police charged Candice Diaz and Brad Fields in the death of Diaz's four-year-old daughter. Police say Fields ran away from the home. Diaz was able to escape to the community clubhouse to call police, according to the report.

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  • Sports reporter found after disappearing, claiming someone was following her

    Sports reporter found after disappearing, claiming someone was following her

    Her family have filed a missing persons report with Houston police, ABC13 reports. The 29-year-old's roommate told Houston television station KPRC that Roland sent a text at 12:30 a.m. Her father, Steve Roland, said that police called him on Monday from a Chick-fil-A but he was not sure if that's where police found her. "She seems pretty confused about everything", said Houston Police.

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  • Trump kills Obama-era protections for state recreational weed sales

    Trump kills Obama-era protections for state recreational weed sales

    Hutchinson said he believes Sessions decision to repeal the Obama-era memo is heavily aimed toward states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. It came days after California became the sixth and largest state so far to legalize the drug for recreational use. "We will evaluate violations of those laws in accordance with our district's federal law enforcement priorities and resources".

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  • Wind Chill Advisory Issued

    Wind Chill Advisory Issued

    The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Staten Island through 8 a.m. Sunday . We approached record lows tonight at -2 in Boston and -7 in Worcester for air temperatures. Expect mostly sunny skies with a NW wind at 10 to 20 miles per hour. The good news... we will see sunshine all day today! The next chance for precipitation is Monday into early Tuesday with some scattered snow showers early Monday morning, before a chance for rain by Monday afternoon in ...

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  • Four cops killed in IED blast in J&K's Sopore

    Four cops killed in IED blast in J&K's Sopore

    The slain policemen have been identified as Assistant sub-inspector Irshad Ahmad and constables Ghulam Nabi, Muhammad Amin and Parvez Ahmad. "The northern part of Kashmir is under control of police but there are militants in Kashmir and we can not deny it.

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  • Roy Moore Accuser Tina Johnson's House Burns in Suspected Arson

    Roy Moore Accuser Tina Johnson's House Burns in Suspected Arson

    While no one was hurt ― Johnson , her husband and her grandchild were all out of the house at the time ― the family lost all their possessions in the blaze. Tina Johnson , who claims Moore groped her rear at his office over two decades ago, was at work when her Gadsen home went up in flames on Tuesday morning, cops said.

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  • MPs call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups

    MPs call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups

    In a recently published report, a House of Commons committee said the Government had "sat on its hands" as disposable coffee cup waste has grown to an estimated 25,000 tons per year. You may not know it, but taxpayers (you and me) pay for 90 % of the cost incurred disposing of coffee cups. "There is no excuse for the ongoing reluctance from government and industry to address coffee cup waste".

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