• Jury deliberating Walter Scott trial ask for ex-cop's testimony

    Jury deliberating Walter Scott trial ask for ex-cop's testimony

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    Slager said Scott grabbed his stun gun as the two men scuffled. Scott was shot five times in the back as he fled from a traffic stop in April of previous year in a shooting captured on cellphone video. Jurors will be provided transcripts of the testimony that former patrolman Michael Slager gave this week during his murder trial in SC. Prior to exiting the courtroom, the jury asked the judge to clarify passion and fear, both of which will play a big role in the jury's decision.
  • New Zealand PM John Key announces resignation

    New Zealand PM John Key announces resignation

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    When he ousted Helen Clark as prime minister, Mr Key, who had been previously at Merrill Lynch as a currency dealer, stopped nine years of Labour Party rule. However, it has not had an outright majority in Parliament and has had to govern with the support of three minority parties. He has achieved big changes to tax, welfare, planning and labour laws, successfully led the country's recovery efforts after the 2011 Christchurch quake, worked to create the much-protested partial privitisation of ...
  • Trump's Taiwan Play: Trump's Phone Call Looks Like a Calculated Move

    Trump's Taiwan Play: Trump's Phone Call Looks Like a Calculated Move

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    Donald Trump widened his search for Washington's next top diplomat on Sunday as he pursued his own unorthodox brand of foreign policy with a Twitter broadside aimed at China. At first, Chinese authorities wanted to curtail the issue and assured that the call was a "little trick" of Taiwan, but later they raised the tone and lodged a formal protest against the US.
  • Hurricane Otto hits Nicaragua

    Hurricane Otto hits Nicaragua

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    Otto is 100 miles west of the coast as of Friday morning and was moving westward at 16 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . Maximum sustained winds had increased to 110 miles per hour with higher gusts, the center said. Hurricane kills four in Costa Rica was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 25, 2016 and was last updated on November 25, 2016.
  • Islamic State Iraq forces in fierce Mosul fighting with jihadists

    Islamic State Iraq forces in fierce Mosul fighting with jihadists

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    Almost 69,000 people are registered as displaced by the fighting, moving from villages and towns around the city to government-held areas, according to United Nations estimates. Iraqi security forces, aided by the Kurdish Peshmerga, Shiite militias and a US -led global coalition, engaged in a ground offensive on October 17 to capture Mosul - Iraq's second-largest city - away from Islamic State control.
  • YOUTUBE Matteo Renzi dimissioni: video conferenza stampa

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    Sono molto orgoglioso dell'opportunità che il Parlamento ha dato ai cittadini di pronunciarsi sul merito della riforma. ROMA "Il no ha vinto in modo straordinariamente netto". "Con amicizia istituzionale e con un grande sorriso e abbraccio accoglierò qui il mio successore chiunque egli sarà". Il verdetto delle urne . Le reazioni.
  • Islington Flooding Sees Fire Fighters Rescue Residents As Upper Street Closed

    Islington Flooding Sees Fire Fighters Rescue Residents As Upper Street Closed

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    The water is at a depth of two metres in the basements of properties on Charlton Place in Angel, Islington, and about 100 people have been evacuated, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. Thames Water said: "We're really sorry to everyone affected by our burst pipe". Fire fighters pumped the water into a nearby water main. The flooding comes on the same day as the launch of London Safety Plan consultation which includes proposals to expand the London Fire Brigade's capacity to respond to a ...
  • 5 things to know about James Mattis, Trump's defense secretary pick

    5 things to know about James Mattis, Trump's defense secretary pick

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    Congress is likely to vote on legislation clearing the path for Mattis as soon as January 20, Trump's inauguration day, according to a congressional aide who asked not to be named because the decision hasn't been made official. Mattis, the former commander of United States Central Command, retired in 2013. Litjens said Mattis represents an important shift from military leadership under Barack Obama's administration.
  • Korean parliament to call in conglomerate heads at hearings for presidential scandal

    Korean parliament to call in conglomerate heads at hearings for presidential scandal

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    Park's close friend Choi Soon-sil and former presidential aide An Chong-bum have been charged with abuse of power by coercing companies to contribute funds to foundations at the center of the scandal. "It provided a legal basis for impeachment proceedings, not only her moral and political liabilities", said Kim Jun-seok, a political science professor at Dongguk University in Seoul .
  • Air France takes first 787 Dreamliner

    Air France takes first 787 Dreamliner

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    The 787 is the 50 Dreamliner for AerCap and Boeing's 500 787. "We are especially pleased that DFW to MAD is one of the first routes to benefit from the use of this aircraft, as there has been long-term demand for increased space". The 787-9 leverages the visionary design of the 787-8, offering passenger-pleasing features such as the industry's largest windows, large overhead bins with room for everyone's bag, modern LED lighting, air that is cleaner, more humid and at a higher pressure for ...