Brother of Anis Amri urges him to hand himself in

Amri sought asylum in Germany under its open door policy in 2015, but investigators say he is a convicted criminal and German terror officials have had their eye on him for some time . Germany has repeatedly accused Tunisia and other North African states of stalling on the repatriation of their nationals from Germany. Merkel is running for re-election next year. Read More

Trump calls for greater nuclear capabilities

Chantal Gagnon, press secretary for Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion, had similar words when asked for her minister's reaction to the tweet . While the USA disputed the deadline, Canada argued to include non-NPT Israel in discussions about the WMD-free zone. Read More

Britain unlikely to see a white Christmas, says Met Office

Britain unlikely to see a white Christmas, says Met Office

Will there be a white Christmas this year? The worst of the winds are likely to affect north west Scotland, where the Met Office has issued an amber "be prepared" warning. "A deep depression, now named Barbara, will move northeastwards across the Atlantic, passing close to the northwest of Scotland later Friday and overnight into Saturday ". Read More

China Insists Seized Drone Was Part Of A US Surveillance Plan

He added that the US Navy had frequently invaded Chinese waters to carry out reconnaissance and military surveys, despite Chinese protests. The Chinese vessel had taken the submersible on Thursday just as the USNS Bowditch was preparing to retrieve it about 60 miles northwest of the Philippines' Subic Bay in the South China Sea. Read More

Nike Beats Q2 Earnings on Top and Bottom Lines

The firm had revenue of $9.06 billion for the quarter. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, twenty-one have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. (NYSE:NKE) is $62.88 while their mean recommendation is 2.20 (1=Buy, 5=sell). Following the sale, the chairman now directly owns 1,985,225 shares of the company's stock, valued at $98,824,500.50. Read More

Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen during clashes

Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen during clashes

Friedman, 57, an Orthodox Jew and Hebrew speaker, is a bankruptcy lawyer in NY whose extreme views put him far to the right of decades of USA policy towards Israel. Rep. Gwen MooreGwen MooreDem: Trump's Israel ambassador uses "frighteningly casual" Holocaust talk to vilify liberal Jews Wis. Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for Reform Judaism, said the appointment "exacerbated" concerns that his group raised during the presidential campaign over statements by Friedman questioning ... Read More

Obama Calls Angela Merkel with 'Condolences' After Berlin Terrorist Attack

Witnesses said they saw a man fleeing from the truck after the attack. German officials said shortly after the attack that it was too early to call the crash intentional. Police said two men were inside the truck. The Toronto Christmas Market has hired extra paid-duty police officers and added barricades at the market entrances as a precaution following the attack in Berlin. Read More

30 die of alcohol poisoning after drinking bath lotion in Russian Federation

After declaring a state of emergency on Monday, Irkutsk Mayor Dmitry Berdnikov placed a temporary ban on all liquids with alcohol concentration not intended for drinking. These substitutes include perfume, window cleaner and medical ethanol. "Measures must be taken". Two suspects believed to be directly involved in the distribution of the surrogate alcohol have been detained, officials said. Read More

Trump brings victory tour to Alabama

Trump brings victory tour to Alabama

For nearly a month, President-elect Donald Trump has traveled across the country in a show of appreciation to his supporters. President Obama said at the time, "There were going to be serious consequences if he didn't". That continued Saturday morning when Trump turned to social media to weigh in on China's seizure of a U.S. Navy research drone from global waters, misspelling "unprecedented" when he wrote "China steals United States Navy research drone in worldwide waters - rips it out of ... Read More

And the Merriam-Webster 2016 Word of the Year is... "surreal"

Surreal , meaning "marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream" was looked up so much by online users that Merriam-Webster on Monday dubbed it the 2016 word of the year . Results have varied since then. But American voters deciding to put a billionaire reality television star in the White House led to the largest spike of the year, according to Merriam-Webster. Read More

Ireland appeals €13b tax order on Apple, says European Union overstepped its authority

Apple's Ireland-based headquarters means it pays a 12.5 per cent rate of corporation tax, but the EU Commision said Ireland had allowed them to pay even less - around 1 per cent. It also argues that thecommission has exceeded its powers by using state-aid rules to fix mismatches between global tax systems. The Commission not only didn't attack that - didn't argue with it, as far as we know - they probably didn't even read it. Read More

Real Madrid vs. Kashima Antlers

We won the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup. The J-League champions beat Auckland City, Mamelodi Sundowns, and Atletico Nacional to reach the final. Ronaldo ended Kashima's dream when he collected Benzema's sliderule pass and fired past Sogahata eight minutes into extra-time, then settled the match six minutes later with an emphatic finish into the roof of the net. Read More

Oil rises on Goldman forecast

The kingdom is the de facto leader of the 13-member OPEC cartel, and was largely responsible for championing last month's deal despite Iran's refusal to reduce output. Khalid al-Falih, energy minister of Opec's biggest and most influential member, Saudi Arabia, was less precise than either institution on Wednesday, saying he sees supply and demand aligning at some point this year without specifying when. Read More

Wild weekend weather ahead: rain, heavy storms, and wintry, cold conditions

Wild weekend weather ahead: rain, heavy storms, and wintry, cold conditions

Sunday will be "brutally cold", Frye said, with temperatures in the teens and a biting wind. "Motorists are urged to use extreme caution this evening - slow down, allow extra spacing with other cars and be prepared for icy spots", according to the weather service alert. Read More

Syrian rebels, govt say new deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation

Syrian rebels, govt say new deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation

Some rebels also maintained that several people have been injured, robbed and even killed in the process of detainment. "Aleppo is now a synonym for hell", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, adding that the UN was ready to help resuce people as needed. Read More

Obama urges Trump to take Russian interference in election seriously

Obama urges Trump to take Russian interference in election seriously

Speaking to reporters earlier Thursday, presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said that "only Russia's senior-most officials could have authorized these activities". However, he offered no new details about the extent of any USA response. President-elect Donald Trump has rejected that assessment while accusing the Obama administration of trying to delegitimize his election victory. Read More

With one day left, Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout

With one day left, Parliament's Winter session on verge of washout

Ahead of the session, the 14 opposition parties led by Congress will meet President Pranab Mukherjee, for the second time, to apprise him of problems caused by demonetisation, and also on them "not being" allowed to speak in Parliament. Advani insisted that discussion should be held under whatever rule and no one should see it as a "victory or defeat" for his side, suggesting if Parliament is adjourned sine die without any debate, it will be a defeat of Parliament. Read More

Birth defects seen in 6 per cent of US pregnancies with Zika

Birth defects seen in 6 per cent of US pregnancies with Zika

A study that tracked Zika-infected pregnant women in the United States, meanwhile, offered more specific numbers on microcephaly and suggested that Zika infection early in pregnancy does pose the greatest risk. As numerous babies with microcephaly, believed to be linked to the Zika virus, turn one-year-old in Recife, doctors and mothers are adapting and learning treatments to assist and calm the children. Read More

Kanye West tries to explain Donald Trump meeting

Kanye West tries to explain Donald Trump meeting

West, 39, said on Twitter he had wanted to meet Trump "to discuss multicultural issues". "He followed with a post that read "#2024", an apparent reference to a revised plan to run for president in 2024, instead of 2020, when Trump could seek a second term. Read More

Walking Dead Star Lands Trek Role

The actress, in addition to her role on The Walking Dead , has also been seen in The Good Wife and Once Upon a Time . The Snow White and the Huntsman actor was cast alongside Shazad Latif and Mary Chieffo and the trio will play Klingons- members of an alien race that is a big part of the Star Trek story. Read More

Alaska Air Closes On Takeover Of Rival Virgin America

Alaska and Virgin America are projected to generate more than $7 billion in annual revenue and operate about 280 aircraft. Only American, Delta, United, and Southwest Airlines are larger. As a result, future use of the Virgin brand by Alaska Air Group will likely require a licensing agreement with Branson. "We plan to make a decision about the Virgin America brand early next year". Read More

Sunny Leone looks stunning in Indian attire at her brother's wedding

Sunny shared pictures of the Gurudwara-wedding on social media and the internet just can not have enough of it. Sundeep tied the knot last week with Karishma Naidu and the wedding ceremonies happened in accordance with both Sikh and Tamil rituals. Read More

Cong questions providing ex-gratia to 'terrorist's kin'

In reference to the issue of Burhan Wani's kin getting ex-gratia, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said that a militant, and his family can't be seen with same view-point. Questioning the motive behind state government's decision, he further said, "We should not be shocked the way things are going". Among the 17 names in the list of persons killed in militancy-related incidents is Wani's brother, Khalid Muzaffar Wani, who died in firing by security forces in ... Read More

Another 4000 Syrians flee fighting in Aleppo

Another 4000 Syrians flee fighting in Aleppo

The United States and Russian Federation on Sunday tabled a proposal to rebels in Aleppo that would offer safe passage from the city for fighters, their families and other civilians, three opposition officials with Aleppo rebel groups told Reuters. Read More

Wisconsin recount goes ahead, judge mulls Pennsylvania case

Wisconsin recount goes ahead, judge mulls Pennsylvania case

However, a federal judge scheduled a hearing today to consider halting the recount. The stoppage of the recount concludes that Republican Donald Trump's tapered victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The opinion written by Justices Brian Zahra and David Viviano, and joined by Justice Stephen Markman, affirmed the Michigan Court of Appeals' conclusion that Stein had failed to allege that she was "aggrieved" in any way by any potential "fraud or mistake" in the counting of the votes. Read More

Crew Rescued After Marine Osprey Goes Down Off Okinawa

Crew Rescued After Marine Osprey Goes Down Off Okinawa

A US military Osprey aircraft has crash-landed off Japan's southern island of Okinawa, but its five crew members were safely rescued. Tuesday's crash is expected to reinvigorate protesters trying to block the relocation of air operations from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in central Okinawa to the island's remote north. Read More

White House Apologizes To China For Trump … Again

An official Chinese newspaper called Donald Trump "as ignorant as a child" on Monday after the president-elect again suggested that he was reconsidering how America deals with Taiwan, one of the most sensitive issues in the relationship between the US and China. Read More

Andrew Garfield excited for new 'Spider-Man' movie

There were talks of another installment helmed by Webb but due to problems with the studio that idea was scrapped and Marvel struck a deal with Sony to bring the hero back to the screen. With a new plot and a new costume, it is only appropriate for "Spider-Man: Homecoming " to have a new villain. The Amazing Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield says that he is very excited to watch the upcoming new Spider-Man film titled Spider-Man: Homecoming , featuring Tom Holland as the lead protagonist. Read More

Delhi law firm searches yield Rs 2.60 cr in new currency notes

Delhi law firm searches yield Rs 2.60 cr in new currency notes

Police said more raids would be conducted in this connection. "A team led by ACP ISC Sanjay Sehrawat was constituted under the supervision of DCP (Crime) Bhisham Singh and the information was shared with Income Tax officials". According to police the law firm in Greater Kailash I was raided around 10.30 pm on Saturday. Currently, they are on the lookout for Rohit Tandon , the owner of the firm, as reported by Indian Express . Read More

Passenger plane slides off runway at Detroit Metro Airport

A spokesperson for Detroit Metropolitan Airport revealed the incident is being investigated. Delta spokesman Black said the airline has launched an investigation to determine exactly what caused the plane to leave the pavement. No passengers were injured and customers were helped off the tail of the MD-88 plane and bussed to the airport terminal. Parts of Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin all got more than 6 inches of snow by Sunday afternoon, and more is in the ... Read More