Sign In   |   Sign Up   |   Contact Us

National News

  • SeaWorld releases rescued manatee back into Florida waters

    A manatee named Bingley has been released back into waters off Florida after treatment of an injury. The manatee was found injured in May by the Florida Wildlife Commission and treated at SeaWorld's Marine Animal Rescue facility. SeaWorld officials who released the 440-pound (200-kilogram) creature last week in Oak Hill on the Atlantic coast say Bingley had been hit by a watercraft, damaging one of its lungs.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:00:51 -0400
  • EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse

    EU leaders should delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused legislation on his deal following a parliamentary defeat, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday, as Britain spins towards a possible election to break the impasse. As the clock ticks down to the deadline for Britain's departure on Oct. 31, Brexit is hanging in the balance as divided lawmakers debate when, how and even whether it should happen more than three years since the 2016 referendum. In another day of Brexit drama in the 800-year-old Westminster seat of power, lawmakers handed Johnson the first major parliamentary victory of his premiership by signalling their support for his deal in an early legislative hurdle.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:00:10 -0400
  • Ellie Goulding fans: Stop asking her when she's going to have a baby

    Golocal247.com news

    First comes love and then comes marriage -- but don't ask Ellie Goulding when we'll see her with a baby carriage. The singer who tied the knot in August with her longtime boyfriend Caspar Jopling, did an Instagram Story Q&A with fans on Monday, according to People, and got the question: 'Do you think of having baby(ies) any time soon? "Not particularly,” Goulding responded, as captured by People.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:55:35 -0400
  • U.S. charges six investment bankers over insider trading scheme

    Golocal247.com news

    U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged six members of an insider trading ring who worked for firms including Goldman Sachs Group , Moelis and Centerview Partners and allegedly booked tens of millions of dollars in illicit profits. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York has arrested three members of the international ring and unsealed four separate indictments in recent days.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:54:26 -0400
  • News conference set regarding brothers' death investigation

    A Missouri prosecutor and sheriff will give an update Wednesday into the disappearance of two Wisconsin brothers who have been missing since July and are presumed dead. Caldwell County Maj. Mitch Allen told the Kansas City Star that new charges will be filed against Garland Nelson, the Missouri man already charged with tampering with a vehicle rented by Justin and Nick Diemel of Shawano County, Wisconsin. Nick Diemel, 35, and Justin Diemel, 24, were reported missing July 21.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:52:38 -0400
  • The Latest: Ex-prosecutor avoids trials with guilty pleas

    A former deputy Honolulu prosecutor has pleaded guilty to bank fraud, identity theft and a drug-related charge. A jury in June convicted Katherine Kealoha and her retired police chief husband of conspiracy in a plot to frame a relative to keep him from revealing fraud that financed their lavish lifestyle. Louis Kealoha, who filed for divorce last week, is expected plead guilty to bank fraud later Tuesday.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:44:55 -0400
  • Gunman went to class after shooting 1 near California school

    A teenage gunman returned to class Tuesday after shooting a fellow student multiple times just outside a Northern California high school, an attack that prompted an hourslong lockdown of more than 10,000 students and staffers in a complex with three schools, authorities said. Officers arrested the 17-year-old shooter on suspicion of attempted murder in a classroom at Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa, north of San Francisco, after a less than two-hour manhunt. Police Capt. John Cregan said officers were still looking for the shooter's handgun, which he put into a backpack and handed off to someone else before going to class.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:40:18 -0400
  • 2 Chicago police officers convicted on corruption charges

    A Chicago police sergeant and an officer in his gang crime squad were convicted Tuesday on charges alleging that they lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched. Jurors found Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado guilty on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges. Elizondo was also convicted on one count of attempting to destroy evidence, while Salgado was also found guilty of one count of lying to the FBI.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:36:35 -0400
  • Kim Jong Un: S.Korean facilities in Mt. Kumgang resort must be removed- KCNA

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said South Korean facilities in the Mount Kumgang tourist resort must be removed by agreement with South Korean authorities, and rebuilt in a modern way by North Korean methods, North Korean state news agency KCNA said on Wednesday. Kim, while inspecting the tourist spot on the east coast of North Korea, said it was a "mistaken idea" for Mount Kumgang to be viewed as a symbol of North-South relations, underscoring that it is North Korean soil, and tourism there must not be under the control of South Korea.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:31:50 -0400
  • UNHCR probes Libya-Malta interception in migrant rescue

    Golocal247.com news

    The U.N. refugee agency is investigating why Malta last week allegedly asked the Libyan coast guard to intercept a migrant boat in a zone of the Mediterranean under Maltese responsibility, in possible violation of maritime law, a U.N. official said Tuesday. Vincent Cochetel, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees' special envoy for the central Mediterranean, told reporters in Rome that "there's some evidence that Malta requested assistance (from) the Libyan coast guard to intervene" in its own search and rescue region on Oct. 18.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:31:11 -0400
  • An election is only answer if EU grants Brexit delay until January - source

    A new election is the only way to move on from Britain's Brexit crisis if the European Union agrees to a delay until January, a source in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said on Tuesday, describing parliament as "totally broken". Earlier on Tuesday, Johnson lost a vote on his preferred timetable for passing Brexit legislation, leading him to pause the process and to ask the EU to decide on what he called parliament's request for a further delay to Britain's departure. "On Saturday, parliament asked for a delay until January and today parliament blew its last chance.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:22:05 -0400
  • Calix: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Calix Inc. (CALX) on Tuesday reported a third-quarter loss of $3.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The San Jose, California-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:21:11 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Bolivia election count sparks backlash, government offers audit

    The government of Bolivian President Evo Morales on Tuesday asked an official observer of the country's disputed presidential election to conduct an audit of a binding vote count after an official quick tally showing him winning sparked a backlash and violent street protests. The observer, the Organization of American States (OAS), had raised concerns after the electoral board's quick count of votes was abruptly halted on Sunday when Morales appeared to be heading for a run-off with chief rival against Carlos Mesa.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:18:05 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-EU's Tusk says he will recommend Brexit extension to avoid no-deal

    European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that he would recommend that the 27 other member states of the European Union approve a delay of Britain's departure date following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to put the Brexit deal on hold. For this I will propose a written procedure," Tusk said in a tweet. Johnson said on Tuesday it was up to the EU to decide whether it wanted to delay Brexit and for how long, after a defeat in parliament made ratification of his deal by the Oct. 31 deadline almost impossible.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:16:52 -0400
  • PS Business Parks: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) _ PS Business Parks Inc. (PSB) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Glendale, California, said it had funds from operations of $59.7 million, or $1.71 per share, in the period. Funds from operations is a closely watched measure in the REIT industry.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:16:11 -0400
  • Teradyne: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    NORTH READING, Mass. (AP) _ Teradyne Inc. (TER) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $135.9 million. On a per-share basis, the North Reading, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of 75 cents. The results beat Wall Street expectations.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:14:13 -0400
  • Ambassador to Ukraine offers damning testimony

    Golocal247.com news

    The top U.S. emissary to Ukraine painted a devastating portrait in testimony today on Capitol Hill of what appeared to be White House-directed efforts to pressure the government in Kiev to investigate a Democratic political rival.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:12:12 -0400
  • SkyCity CEO says hopes to have convention centre fire contained by evening

    New Zealand's SkyCity Entertainment on Wednesday said it hoped a massive fire at its under-construction convention centre would be contained by evening and that it expected to re-open the rest of its precinct the following day. "In the near term we expect to re-open rest of the precinct tomorrow ... we're hopeful fire will be contained by tonight," said Graeme Stephens, chief executive of SkyCity at a news conference, saying it was the first time in the company's history it had evacuated its entire complex, including casinos, hotels and restaurants.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:11:48 -0400
  • Women giving birth in low-income countries often endure abuse

    During in-person observations of births at urban hospitals in Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria, researchers found that more than 40 percent of women experienced physical or verbal abuse, stigmatization or discrimination related to race or ethnicity, according to a report in The Lancet. Surveys of women who had recently given birth in those countries and in Myanmar yielded similar findings. Both the surveys and the observations highlighted frequent physical abuse, such as being slapped, hit, punched, or having a provider forcefully push down on the woman's abdomen.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:09:42 -0400
  • Partygoers say Indiana attorney general seemed drunk at bar

    Golocal247.com news

    Indiana's attorney general seemed intoxicated as he made his way around a bar the night he is accused of groping a state lawmaker and three other women, fellow partygoers testified Tuesday. Nine people who attended the party testified Tuesday during Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill's professional misconduct hearing , along with two legislative leaders who didn't attend but said he admitted drinking heavily that night. Lawyers for the state attorney disciplinary commission questioned the partygoers about what they saw Hill do during the March 2018 gathering to mark the end of that year's legislative session.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:08:21 -0400
  • Highwoods Properties: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Highwoods Properties Inc. (HIW) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The Raleigh, North Carolina-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $93.7 million, or 88 cents per share, in the period.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:04:09 -0400
  • Former UAW official pleads guilty to federal charges

    Golocal247.com news

    A former top official of the United Auto Workers union pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges of financial misconduct while about 48,000 UAW members voted on whether to end a nearly five-week walkout at GM. Jeffrey Pietrzyk, a former co-director of the UAW-GM Center for Human Resources, pleaded guilty to a charge of wire fraud and a count of conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to court documents. Federal agents last month raided the homes of the union's current president, Gary Jones, and former president Dennis Williams.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:01:17 -0400
  • Mom responds to being told she 'babies' her son in viral post

    Golocal247.com news

    Fladager told "GMA" her son was colicky as a baby and the only way to get him to calm was by breastfeeding or holding him. As for Fladager, she's helping him gain independence by sending him to preschool for six hours a day, three days per week.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:01:00 -0400
  • Reuters Entertainment News Summary

    Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered. Federal prosecutors in Boston say Loughlin conspired to bribe University of Southern California employees to secure the admission of her two daughters.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:56:09 -0400
  • Reuters Health News Summary

    Four large drug companies could resume talks on Tuesday to try to reach a $48 billion settlement of all opioid litigation against them, after agreeing with two Ohio counties to a $260 million deal to avert the first federal trial over their role in the U.S. opioid epidemic. Drug distributors AmerisourceBergen Corp, Cardinal Health Inc and McKesson Corp and drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd agreed to the deal that removed the immediate threat of a trial that was to begin on Monday in Cleveland. Canada's Liberal government is more likely to pass a universal prescription drug plan after losing its majority in Monday's election, setting the stage for what would be the biggest shakeup of the country's public healthcare system since it was created in the 1960s.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:56:09 -0400
  • Reuters People News Summary

    Actress Lori Loughlin is facing a new bribery charge after federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they brought additional charges against 18 wealthy parents, university athletic officials and others accused of participating in the largest U.S. college admissions scam ever uncovered. Federal prosecutors in Boston say Loughlin conspired to bribe University of Southern California employees to secure the admission of her two daughters. Britain's Prince William is worried about his brother after Prince Harry and wife Meghan spoke out about their struggle to live under a global spotlight, the BBC reported.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:56:08 -0400
  • Reuters Science News Summary

    Following is a summary of current science news briefs. U.S. billionaire Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space company Blue Origin has signed agreements with Lockheed Martin Corp, Northrop Grumman Corp and research and development organization Draper for development of its lunar lander designed to help NASA put humans on the moon by 2024.Blue Origin's so-called Blue Moon lunar lander, unveiled by Bezos in May, is in development and sits at the center of the space company's ambition to ferry humans into deep space and land key contracts from the U.S. space agency for space exploration.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:56:07 -0400
  • Musk's satellite project testing encrypted internet with military planes

    The Air Force is using SpaceX's fledgling satellite network to test encrypted internet services for a number of military planes, the space company's president said on Tuesday, detailing results for the first customer of Elon Musk's planned constellation of thousands of broadband-beaming satellites. "We are delivering high bandwidth into the cockpit of Air Force planes," SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell said on Tuesday. SpaceX's so-called Starlink constellation, a planned network of up to 30,000 satellites in low Earth orbit intended to beam broadband internet globally, is crucial to generating the cash to fund development of Musk's heavy-lift Mars rocket dubbed Starship.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:55:50 -0400
  • Lori Loughlin, other parents hit with additional charges in college admissions scandal

    Golocal247.com news

    Lori Loughlin, others hit with more charges in college scandal

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:55:19 -0400
  • K12: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    HERNDON, Va. (AP) _ K12 Inc. (LRN) on Tuesday reported a loss of $9.7 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Herndon, Virginia-based company said it had a loss of 25 cents. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:55:14 -0400
  • 2 Proud Boys members sentenced to 4 years over NYC melee

    Golocal247.com news

    Two members of the far-right Proud Boys were sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for their roles in a street fight after a speech last year at New York's Metropolitan Republican Club. Maxwell Hare, 27, and John Kinsman, 40, were convicted in August on charges stemming from the October 2018 fight between members of the Proud Boys and the loosely organized anti-fascist group known as Antifa after a speech by Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes .

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:54:07 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-China plans to replace Hong Kong leader Lam with 'interim' chief executive -FT

    China plans to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an "interim" chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations, which would bring to a close Lam's rule after months of often-violent pro-democracy protests. Lam has become a lightning rod for protests over fears that Beijing is tightening its grip, limiting the freedoms enjoyed under the "one country, two systems" principle enshrined when colonial ruler Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997. Sources told the FT that officials in China want a stabilized situation before a final decision can be made on leadership changes, as they do not want to be seen to be giving in to violence.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:53:55 -0400
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Pound, stocks slip as lawmakers reject Brexit law timetable

    The pound weakened and stocks on world markets declined on Tuesday after British lawmakers rejected the government's proposed timetable for passing legislation to ratify its deal to exit the European Union. Johnson said afterward it was up to the EU to decide whether it wanted to delay Brexit and for how long. To have had a solution to Brexit would have eliminated one of the uncertainties that has hovered over the market for the last couple of years," said Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial in Newark, New Jersey.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:51:35 -0400
  • Musk's satellite project testing encrypted internet with military planes

    The Air Force is using SpaceX's fledgling satellite network to test encrypted internet services for a number of military planes, the space company's president said on Tuesday, detailing results for the first customer of Elon Musk's planned constellation of thousands of broadband-beaming satellites. "We are delivering high bandwidth into the cockpit of Air Force planes," SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell said on Tuesday.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:51:18 -0400
  • Teenager allegedly shoots classmate near California high school; suspect in custody

    Golocal247.com news

    One teenager was shot, allegedly by another student, near a Northern California high school Tuesday morning, authorities said. The sole suspect -- a 17-year-old who was not named -- is in custody, Santa Rosa Police Capt. John Cregan said. Cregan described the incident as an "isolated act of violence" just outside of Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:46:54 -0400
  • US STOCKS-Wall Street slips after rejection of Brexit timetable

    Earlier on Tuesday, the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average had risen modestly as upbeat forecasts from Procter & Gamble Co and United Technologies Corp offset lower-than-expected results from McDonald's Corp and Travelers Cos Inc. With Tuesday's losses the S&P 500 fell below 3000, but remained within 1% of its record closing high in July. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 39.54 points, or 0.15%, to 26,788.1, the S&P 500 lost 10.73 points, or 0.36%, to 2,995.99 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 58.69 points, or 0.72%, to 8,104.30.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:46:10 -0400
  • France to review 'purely technical' Brexit delay at end of week-diplomatic source

    France is ready to grant an additional few days in order to facilitate the vote on Brexit legislation but rules out any extension beyond that, a diplomatic source said on Tuesday. Earlier on Tuesday, the British Parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposed timetable to pass Brexit legislation, making ratification of his deal by the Oct. 31 deadline almost impossible. "We'll see at the end of the week whether a purely technical extension of a few days is necessary to complete this parliamentary procedure," the diplomatic source said.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:44:04 -0400
  • 5th church vandalized; police consider acts hate crimes

    A string of church vandalisms in a predominantly African American Louisiana community has prompted local police to seek federal authorities' help with investigating the possible hate crimes. Five churches in Crowley have each had a glass door or window broken by a heavy object at night in the past four months, news outlets reported. Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard said he considers the actions to be hate crimes because churches are being targeted and all are in a predominantly African American community.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:41:24 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Season of discontent: protests flare around the world

    On Monday it was Bolivia - angry people clashed with police after the political opposition said it had been cheated in an election won by incumbent President Evo Morales. Last week, the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago descended into chaos, as demonstrators enraged by a hike in public transport fares looted stores, set a bus alight and prompted the president to declare a state of emergency. Earlier this month, Ecuador's leader did the same after violent unrest triggered by the decision to end fuel subsidies that had been in place for decades.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:38:37 -0400
  • WRAPUP 6-Putin, Erdogan strike deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

    SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph. The agreement expands on a U.S.-brokered truce which expired on Tuesday and underlines the dizzying changes in Syria since U.S. President Donald Trump announced a U.S. troop withdrawal two weeks ago ahead of Turkey's cross-border offensive.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:38:25 -0400
  • The Latest: Students argued before shooting near school

    Police say an argument between two students led to a shooting outside a Northern California high school, with one of them opening fire with a handgun before returning to class. Santa Rosa police Capt. John Cregan said the 17-year-old gunman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the attack Tuesday on the sidewalk just outside Ridgway High School. Cregan says a 16-year-old boy was shot twice and is in stable condition.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:38:25 -0400
  • Body-positive influencers break down how to shop plus-size Halloween costumes

    Golocal247.com news

    Halloween is here. Makeup artist, actress, and plus model Nzinga Imani also agrees that it can be difficult finding items from retailers, and resorts to creating her own costumes or getting creative with her makeup since so much of what's available does not come in her size. While the average American woman wears between a size 16 and 18, only about 2,000 stores cater to women above size 12, according to Torrid's CEO Liz Muñoz -- and the selection of Halloween costumes tends to get hit with this lack of size inclusivity as well.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:37:52 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down, John Donahoe to take over

    Nike Inc's long-time chief executive officer, Mark Parker, will step down next year and be replaced by John Donahoe, the CEO of cloud computing firm ServiceNow Inc, the footwear and apparel maker said on Tuesday. Separately, ServiceNow said it appointed Bill McDermott as its CEO. McDermott helmed software maker SAP from 2014 until recently.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:35:19 -0400
  • Equity Residential: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

    CHICAGO (AP) _ Equity Residential (EQR) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The Chicago-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $351.9 million, or 91 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 88 cents per share.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:35:13 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-Snap forecasts 4th-quarter revenue below expectations

    Snap Inc on Tuesday forecast fourth-quarter revenue largely below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 5% in after-market trading. The parent company of photo messaging app Snapchat estimated fourth-quarter revenue of $540 million to $560 million, the midpoint of which was below analysts' estimate of $555.4 million, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. The outlook overshadowed Snap's third-quarter results released on Tuesday, which showed larger-than-expected growth in daily active users.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:31:36 -0400
  • Florida Uber driver says he accidentally shot passenger

    A Florida Uber driver has been charged after accidentally shooting a passenger while he tried to secure his gun. Hollywood police say 27-year-old Adrian Harper had stopped to pick up an additional passenger Sunday and was trying to put his gun in a holster while the person loaded their belongings into the trunk. The gun was lying in the seat beside Harper as he attempted to put it in a holster.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:29:04 -0400
  • Canada's Trudeau wins re-election but faces a divided nation

    Golocal247.com news

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau begins his second term facing an increasingly divided Parliament and country, with his rock-star appeal from four years ago diminished by scandal and unmet expectations. Trudeau was re-elected in a stronger-than-expected showing in Monday's national elections. The prime minister struck a conciliatory note in an early morning address that forced the TV networks to break away from covering his Conservative rival, Andrew Scheer, who had just begun speaking to his own supporters.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:03:44 -0400
  • Ethiopia's Nobel-winning leader warns Egypt over dam

    Golocal247.com news

    Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could muster millions of people, but he said only negotiation can resolve the current deadlock. Egypt's government said it was "shocked" by the remarks. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke during a parliament question-and-answer session, his most prominent public appearance since winning the Nobel on Oct. 11.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:24:37 -0400
  • Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down, John Donahoe to take over

    Golocal247.com news

    Parker had said last year he would remain CEO and chairman of the footwear maker beyond 2020, with his remarks coming at a time the company was hit by a series of executive departures and probes on workplace complaints. Separately, ServiceNow said it appointed Bill McDermott as its CEO. McDermott helmed software maker SAP from 2014 until recently.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:21:06 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers, others condemn Trump for 'lynching' comment on impeachment probe

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday again waded into America's fraught racial history by labeling the impeachment inquiry against him a "lynching" - language that conjured memories of decades of killings of thousands of black people - drawing swift bipartisan condemnation. "All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here - a lynching. Lynching refers to the murder of thousands of Americans, most of them black, between the 1880s and 1960s, as African-Americans struggled for their rights as U.S. citizens in the aftermath of the Civil War in which Southern states fought in vain to maintain black slavery.

    Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:20:07 -0400
Data by Localeze
Powered by Intelligenx