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Schulz ready for tense talks with Merkel

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After Merkel's negotiations to form a coalition with two smaller parties broke down, however, that left only a return to the grand coalition, a minority government, or new elections as her options. "As before, I remain sceptical that you can do that by carrying on "business as usual" in a grand coalition". The unusually testy tone Schulz struck is a reflection of the differences between conservatives and Social Democrats not just over the policies of a possible grand coalition, but whether ... Read More »

Missing Florida teen spotted in NC found safe in NY

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The 17-year-old climbed out her bedroom window on Saturday night and left behind her cell phone, which had been wiped clean of data. Authorities said Frisina was believed to be traveling with Rian Rodriguez, 27, in a red Mercury Sable. Frisina and Rodriguez were spotted on cameras in Georgia on Sunday and then at a pawn shop in Fayetteville, North Carolina. First Coast News was told he was sacked for not showing up to work. Read More »

Yemen's Houthis: Saleh's overture to Saudi 'a coup'

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Saleh's calls came during a live television address on Saturday, in which he vowed to change if Saudi Arabia stopped its "aggression" and lifted restrictions on Yemen , calling for "opening a new page with neighboring countries". "The decision of Popular General Congress to take initiative and align itself with its people will free Yemen from loyal militias to Iran", he said in a statement released by Saudi SPA Agency, in reference to Saleh's party. Read More »

Arrest made in connection to NC Amber Alert case

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The FBI said because of evidence gathered, it believes that Mariah is dead but no body has been recovered. "This is the outcome we all feared. The searches will now shift to a recovery process", the statement said. "All with one mission: to help us find Mariah". In a tearful television appearance on Tuesday, she said: 'Please, bring her back. "I wish we had a different outcome", Miller added. Read More »

Israeli Attacks Reported Near Damascus, Israeli Media Removes Story

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Israeli fighter jets launched surface-to-surface missiles at a military installation outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, Syrian state TV reported. Last month the BBC revealed a claim that Iran was building a permanent military base near the town. The report was based on intelligence from "Western security sources", the report said. Read More »

Brzezinski: Trump's Scarborough tweet 'crossed another deeply disturbing line'

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Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said "the president has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful". Despite that, the death has been touted as a conspiracy theory against Scarborough since he left Congress and became a popular television personality on MSNBC . Read More »

SCO summit to begin in Sochi

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China and Russian Federation have fat-tracked their cooperation and alliance in recent years. The meeting will focus on further promotion and expansion of trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation in the SCO. Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has called on the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to use their leverage in bringing Afghan militant groups to the negotiations table. Read More »

City tops in crimes against sr citizens, 2nd against women

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Cyber crime has shown 6.3 per cent increase (from 11,592 cases in 2015 to 12,317 in 2016), rape 12.4 per cent (from 34,651 cases in 2015 to 38,947 in 2016), kidnapping and abduction 6 per cent (from 82,999 cases in 2015 to 88,008 in 2016) while crime against children - comprising cases of kidnapping and abduction, and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)- showed increasing trend over the past three years with the significant increase of 13.6 per cent (from 94,172 cases in ... Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships deployed for rescue operations

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Manorama News reported that a larger boat that had rescued around 15 stranded fishermen was unable to come to the Thiruvananthapuram shores due to the turbulent sea and was moving towards the Kollam coast. Rainfall is also very likely in most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls over Lakshadweep area during next 48 hours, it said. Read More »

Kashmir: 5 militants killed in Budgam encounter

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Earlier in the morning, police said four militants were trapped in the raging gun battle. A teenager was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam on Thursday where a gunfight erupted between security forces and militants. After encircling them, the security forces asked the militants to surrender but they responded by opening fire, the spokesman said adding that the encounter was underway as reports last came in. Read More »

Flu season could be bad this year, experts warn

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Fauci stresses that there is no need to go full-on hazmat suit. Bob Lutz, Spokane Regional Health District's health officer. Hare sums up what doctors around the world say; It " s better to get a flu shot than not. Both fatalities were people over age 65. Chances for a free flu shot are coming to the Springfield community. Some experts say it is early in the season and may be too soon to say just how effective the vaccine is. Read More »

British people place Longford above the border with Northern Ireland

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On the Irish side there is recognition that, now is the time of maximum leverage to secure an agreement and that "a good deal for the United Kingdom is a good deal for Ireland " because Britain is Ireland's largest export market. 'A transition deal will be ready in principle for January'. He said a referendum would be the only way to "solve this democratically" and he had been "rubbished on Twitter " by the DUP when he initially suggested the Irish border would present an issue. Read More »

Croatian state TV reports Praljak has died

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Former military commander Slobodan Praljak consumed liquid from a small brown bottle moments after losing his appeal against a 20-year sentence for war crimes committed during the bloody 1990s break-up of Yugoslavia, reports The Guardian . Read More »

Parvez Musharraf declares full support for terror groups-Lashkar and JuD

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Referring to the situation in Kashmir, former Pakistan President said, "I was always in favour of action in Kashmir and of suppressing Indian Army there". His release was met with global outcry, with the United States warning Pakistan of repercussions if he's not immediately re-arrested. In the interview, Musharraf also claimed his liking for the LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, who has a $10 million USA bounty on his head. Read More »

Consumer agency official English says will be in office Tuesday

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When Cordray announced his retirement, he appointed his chief of staff, Leandra English, as Acting Director of the Bureau. White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. "The law says I shall appoint the deputy director, and I did so", he said. But there are other potential regulations, including how banks do small business lending and disclose data on home mortgages. Read More »

Meghan Markle Peace Out, 'Suits' ... I'm a Royal Now!!!

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Jason Knauf, Prince Harry's communication's secretary, said Windsor is a "very special place" for Harry and that the couple had spent time there during their 16-month romance. The viewing parties are going to be lit! Ms Markle, 36, and Prince Harry , 33, formally announced their engagement at Kensington Palace , their home, on Monday. Read More »

Government unveils industrial strategy

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This includes £170m to transform the UK's construction sector and £210m to improve early diagnosis of illnesses. Investments by pharmaceutical companies into the United Kingdom will form a key part of the sector deal , a central industrial strategy measure, set to be signed in the coming weeks by the life sciences sector and government. Read More »

The White House wants to ban cell phones, citing security risk

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During a recent trip to China, all White House staff were issued "burner" devices that would be wiped when they returned. The nature of the leaks in the Trump White House have been a deviation from the norm. People opposed to the idea also note that government record-keeping requirements mean that records of personal calls placed to and from a work mobile phone would be archived and eventually made public. Read More »

Russian jet intercepts U.S. aircraft over Black Sea

Lieutenant Colonel Michelle Baldanza. It crossed in front of the USA plane from left to right while using its afterburners, the statement said, adding the aircraft were so close that the American patrol plane crossed through the Russian fighter's jet wash. Read More »