• Malaysian group to hold anti-Najib rally despite ban

    Malaysian Twitter lit up with the Bersih march as the hashtag #Bersih5 trended across Kuala Lumpur . Security has been tightened Saturday with key roads barricaded in downtown Kuala Lumpur where Bersih and a pro-government group plan to rally despite a police ban.

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  • Accused Charleston Church Shooter's Hate Crimes Trial to Restart Monday

    Jury selection has been postponed in the federal case of Dylann Roof on trial for fatally shooting nine black parishioners at Emanuel AME Church previous year. The test for competency is whether the defendant "has a sufficient present ability to consult with his lawyer with a reasonable degree of rational understanding" and "has a rational as well as factual understanding of the proceedings against him".

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  • Students stage walk-out from classes to protest Trump's victory

    Students stage walk-out from classes to protest Trump's victory

    Seattle's mayor has tweeted his support of middle and high school students who walked out of classes to protest President-elect Donald Trump. Freedom of speech. A flier posted on social media and directed toward District of Columbia Public School students detailed the main goal for the demonstration and advised against disrespecting police officers and starting negative or obscene chants.

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  • Police seek 2 women in California abduction

    Officials said they were searching for two women in connection with the abduction. Sherri Papini, 34, of Mountain Gate had been missing since November 2. Papini herself provided that information, Bosenko said. He said he didn't know a possible motive or whether the abduction was targeted or random. Sandra Oswald, a 29-year-old community organizer in Redding, had helped run search groups to look for the missing woman.

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  • Abducted mom 'very emotional' after authorities found her

    Papini was found near Interstate 5 about 150 miles south of the site where she disappeared while jogging near Redding. Papini, 34, vanished November 2 after leaving home to jog. Papini was treated for unspecified injuries and released. Papini was not home. On a sign saying Sherri Papini was missing, someone scribbled the words "Found.

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  • Trump election faces hurdle as Clinton pushed to challenge outcome

    The New York businessman was elected to the White House with 8 percent of the black vote, 28 percent of the Hispanic vote and 27 percent of the Asian-American vote, according to the Reuters/Ipsos Election Day poll. House of Representatives - that House is dominated by Republicans but they wouldn't be required to select Mr. Trump or even a Republican . That's likely what would happen if our Constitution were to be amended to eliminate the Electoral College.

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  • Rogue One Tickets Go On Sale Monday

    Rogue One Tickets Go On Sale Monday

    The Death Star in 'Rogue One'. For those willing to give it a watch, most of what's new from the trailer consists of footage of new droid K-2SO, along with its witty banter. That comic relief will be well needed in Rogue One , which has already been described as the darkest Star Wars film ever produced. Tickets went on sale Sunday night for " Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ", and the demand was so high, lines formed around the block at theaters in Southern California, and popular movie ...

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  • France Foils Terror Attack in Paris Planned for Next Week, Prosecutor Says

    The five men, he said, "had common instructions to obtain weapons, instructions given by a ordering person from the Iraqi-Syrian zone through encrypted applications popular among terrorists". Asked about the reported threat of an attack, Disneyland Paris said in a statement to The Associated Press: "We work closely with state and local authorities, and constantly review the security measures we have in place".

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  • Texas judge issues injunction on Obama's overtime regulation

    Texas judge issues injunction on Obama's overtime regulation

    Various business groups were also opposed to expanding overtime pay. The rule was overturned on Tuesday, when U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant agreed that the rule was unlawful and issued a nationwide injunction. For close to two years the Department of Labor with the blessing of President Obama aimed to boost the paychecks of millions of Americans by changing overtime pay rules.

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  • Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table at European Union summit

    Ukraine corruption and Russian aggression both on table at European Union summit

    The protests later turned violent, with more than 100 people killed, many of them by sniper fire. Russia's domestic security agency says it has arrested a retired navy officer in Crimea accused of spying for Ukraine . European Parliament President Martin Schultz, left, walks with, from second left, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during arrivals for an EU-Ukraine summit at the European Council ...

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  • Microsoft CEO says an "ultimate mobile device" is coming

    NokiaPowerUser has more detailed information claiming that the Microsoft Surface Phone will have a 5.5-inch QHD display and will be equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 , as well as, 6 GB of RAM. "Therefore, we stopped doing things that were me-too and started doing things, even if they are today very sub-scale, to be very focused on a specific set of customers who need a specific set of capabilities that are differentiated and that we can do a good job of", Nadella stated.

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Blue Coral launches in SA

    According to PhonAndroid, a France-based Internet information technology (IT) news media, on November 24, Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 Edge's SAR was 0.264 W/kg, the lowest among the 10 most popular smartphones, followed by the Asus ZenFone 3 with 0.278W/kg, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 with 0.290W/kg and the Lenovo Moto Z with 0.304W/kg.

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  • Back in NYC, a parade of meetings at Trump Tower

    Former Texas Governor Rick Perry declined to speak to reporters, but he did take time for a photo with the Naked Cowboy, the underwear-sporting, guitar-strumming NY institution who is normally a fixture at Times Square but has spent recent days camped out at Trump Tower singing about the president-elect.

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  • President-elect Trump holds slim lead in Michigan

    President-elect Trump holds slim lead in Michigan

    Even if Clinton wins there, she still would trail, 290-248. According to an independent analysis by the Cook Political Report released Wednesday, Clinton had 64,225,863 votes compared to Trump's 62,210,612 votes. "I think that's the genius of the Electoral College". Senator Barbara Boxer is one such proponent who finds the electoral college to be an undemocratic process that doesn't accurately represent the will of the American people as a whole.

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  • Trump aides say Cuban government will have to change

    While many in Cuba openly mourned his passing, there has been celebration in the USA state of Florida among the Cuban-American community. They have made a decision to "hoist flags at half-mast at major organizations and designated places", for the Cuban revolutionary leader who died at age 90 on Friday.

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  • Police identify suspect in newborn's kidnapping

    Police identify suspect in newborn's kidnapping

    Yesenia Sesmas is jailed in Dallas on a Kansas warrant on suspicion of first-degree murder and kidnapping. Abarca-Nogueda's boyfriend found her body Thursday and a frantic search ensued for the missing 6-day-old baby, Sophia. The victim's brother, Jose Abarca, told the media that getting his niece back feels a little bit like getting a small part of his sister back after her violent, untimely and senseless murder.

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  • Left Parties sponsored bandh begins in West Bengal

    Left Parties sponsored bandh begins in West Bengal

    Transport Minister and senior Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari said his department is plying 3000 more buses to maintain normalcy. The Barrackpore industrial zone in neighbouring North 24 Parganas district saw heavy attendance of workers in the jute mills and other industrial unit, notwithstanding the state-wide shutdown called to protest against the harassment faced by people following the Centre's move.

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  • Gen Bajwa brings no change in policy: Asif

    Gen Bajwa brings no change in policy: Asif

    The Pak officer will be well versed in the latest doctrines of warfare as well as the training and fitness levels of the Army given his last appointment as the Inspector General Training and Evaluation at Rawalpindi. He has also been Brigade Major of an Infantry Brigade and Chief of Staff of Rawalpindi Corps. He has also commanded a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo.

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  • Francois Fillon wins French conservative presidential primary

    Scrambling to regain momentum, Juppe, 71, a soft-mannered moderate who is now mayor of Bordeaux, has attacked the "brutality" of his rival's reform program and says the Paris lawmaker lacks credibility. The runoff vote saw a turnout that was 4.5 percent higher than last week's first round, in which 4.3 million conservative party supporters cast their ballots.

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  • New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

    One of the male victims was pronounced dead at a hospital, Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said. Harrison also added that there were over thirty police officers on the scene in preparation for the Bayou Classic, an annual college football game between Grambling State University and Southern University.

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  • Hundreds flee rebel enclave in Aleppo as regime advances

    Masaken Hanano was the first district opposition fighters took in 2012 in a move that divided Aleppo into an eastern area held by the opposition and a western district controlled by the regime. If regime forces were to take Sakhur, it would leave eastern Aleppo split in two from north to south. Rebels have stated their frontlines have collapsed due to heavy air strikes and a lack of hospitals.

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  • Israel bombs alleged IS militant hideout in Syria

    And first and foremost among these states, it said, was the Saudi royal family, from which the holy Islamic cities of Mecca and Medina must be rescued. Privately, some Israeli officials have said they prefer to see Bashar al-Assad remain in power, despite proven human rights abuses, as he has kept the Israel-Syrian border calm since the disengagement agreements following the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

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  • Android 7.0 Nougat Update For HTC 10 Now Available In The US

    Android 7.0 Nougat Update For HTC 10 Now Available In The US

    The Android 7.0 Nougat beta program may come to the Philippines as soon as next week, Sam Mobile reported . The firmware comes with features like Grace UX, multi-window, direct reply notifications, Extra power efficiency, Google Assistant, VR interface, Seamless updates, Data saver, Improved file browser, Instant Apps, bundled notifications, and improved Java 8 language support.

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  • Japanese quake triggers tsunami warning

    NO Filipino was affected in a powerful quake off northeastern Japan near Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs said . Most nuclear power plants in Japan have been shut down since the 2011 disaster. Previous elaborate systems designating specific evacuation centres have also been abandoned along the coast in many cases as too complicated.

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  • Nine armoured vehicles shifted to 'secured area': SAF team in Hong Kong

    Nine armoured vehicles shifted to 'secured area': SAF team in Hong Kong

    Chinese leaders have repeatedly told Singaporean counterparts not to get involved in the territorial dispute, in which China asserts sovereignty over waters and islands claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei. Taiwan has recently been chastised by Hong Kong for commenting on the city's political saga which has seen two elected lawmakers, who are advocating independence from Beijing, unable to take up their seats in the legislature after China protested.

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  • Dogara Lauds Akeredolu, Says Nigerians Still Love APC

    Dogara Lauds Akeredolu, Says Nigerians Still Love APC

    He called on the governor-elect to be humble in his victory and see his emergence as the wish of the people of the state to chart a new course in the realisation of their hopes and aspirations. I congratulate the people of Ondo State and Chief Rotimi Akeredolu for this victory. President Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, described Akeredolu's victory as a huge win.

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  • Notorious Australian ISIS Recruiter Arrested

    Notorious Australian ISIS Recruiter Arrested

    An Australian militant and Isis recruiter, who was thought to have been killed in May in a United States air strike in Mosul, has been arrested in Turkey. " Australia will collaborate closely with Turkish authorities in accordance with law". The government alleges that Prakash, actively recruited Australian men, women and children and encouraged acts of terrorism, the Australian government said in May.

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  • Blue pills in Blue House: S. Korea leader explains Viagra

    Stating his refusal to cooperate with the ongoing prosecutorial investigation, Jung said the presidential office would rather face impeachment proceedings. In a statement she issued earlier to the public to apologize for the corruption scandal, she said, "If necessary, I am ready to subject myself faithfully to the prosecutors' investigation".

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  • Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighbourhood from rebels

    His U.S. counterpart would face many "countervailing forces", Assad pointed out, adding that Trump had never held elected office before. In the western countryside outside Aleppo, at least five people - including children - were killed and dozens more wounded in an airstrike on the village of Taqud.

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  • Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

    Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

    The day had started well for the West Indies , with spin duo Devendra Bishoo (3-30) and Ashley Nurse (3-27) ripping through the Zimbabwe batting line-up; five of their victims out bowled. They need all their players to stand up and be counted against Zimbabwe , and more importantly Carlos Brathwaite, who has not been able to shine with the bat.

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  • Auto bomb attack hits Somalia's Mogadishu

    Auto bomb attack hits Somalia's Mogadishu

    More than a dozen people were also injured in the attack. Witnesses saw several bodies at the scene of the blast near the vegetable market in Mogadishu's Waberi district. It is holding a vote at polling centres across the countryover several weeks for a new parliament. Somalia is still battling insurgency while it seeks to rebuild after more than two decades of conflict and chaos.

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  • Verizon's Black Friday deals offer free phones and switcher bonuses

    Verizon's Black Friday deals offer free phones and switcher bonuses

    If you want more options, you have to pick one over the other. "Come back this Friday to check off everyone on your list". Target Black Friday deals on Apple iPhone involve offers similar to Walmart. These gift cards can help Apple move products off the shelves, particularly as it helps ease consumer concern about having to purchase extra adaptors with the new Macbook Pro.

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  • LSU Crushes Texas A&M 54-39

    LSU is the only FBS team to limit its opponents to 21 points or fewer in each game this season. Guice earned the 1st and 3rd highest single-game rushing performances in the last three weeks. "Great job by our offense", said Orgeron. On the next possession, LSU would cap a 77-yard drive with a 7-yard TD reception by D.J. Chark to start the 4th quarter at 41-17.

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  • Green Party member Jill Stein requests election recount

    Green Party member Jill Stein requests election recount

    Supporters of Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump knocks "defeated" Dems supporting recount Stein defends recount push after Trump criticism Trump calls recount effort a "scam" MORE have backed the recount push, citing some computer scientists who have suggested paper ballots in the states be manually reviewed amid vote hacking fears.

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  • LG is giving refunds to certain Nexus 5X owners

    LG is giving refunds to certain Nexus 5X owners

    Naturally, users faced with this issue took advantage of their warranty and send the phone in for repairs. LG Electronics seems to be taking the unusual step of issuing full refunds to Nexus 5X owners who find their handsets stuck in an endless reboot cycle.

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  • Irish Boxer Katie Taylor Wins on Her Professional Debut

    Irish Boxer Katie Taylor Wins on Her Professional Debut

    That early exit was probably the final straw in terms of her amateur career with Taylor admitting: "I think I had fallen out of love with the sport over the last couple of years". "But I don't want to get carried away - the tests are only going to get tougher from here". In a terribly one sided contest, Taylor's class showed through from the moment her stinging left jab began to land and the combinations started coming.

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  • Mistrial in murder trial of ex-cop

    Mistrial in murder trial of ex-cop

    Tensing was sacked by the University of Cincinnati after he fatally shot43-year-old Sam DuBose during a broad daylight traffic stop just outside the campus.The racially charged shooting set off several days of protests last year and throughout the short trial, which began on October 31.

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  • Murder charge filed in shooting of Detroit college cop

    As a result of the 2009 incident in Taylor, the man was sentenced to 90 days in jail for assault/resisting/obstructing police officers, assault with a unsafe weapon and bodily harm less than murder . The 29-year-old officer was shot in the head while on patrol Tuesday and died a day later. Wayne State University sergeant Cary Glazer said Wednesday he had previously had a run-in with Davis when he was patrolling around the campus in 2011.

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