Philippine Parliament Extends Mindanao Martial Law

Philippine Parliament Extends Mindanao Martial Law

Albay Representative Edcel Lagman questioned Section 14 of Rule 8 that allows a member of Congress to make an explanation of his or her vote after the nominal voting, arguing that explanations should not be post mortem. Armed Forces chief of staff Eduardo Año, meanwhile, admitted it was the military who specifically requested the extension of martial law in Mindanao until December 31. Read More

Trump in Virginia this weekend

Trump in Virginia this weekend

Taken on her own, the Ford is the most expensive ship of any kind ever built, with a construction cost of almost $13 billion. The ship's namesake, the 38th President of the United States, will be represented by his daughter Susan Ford Bales at the ceremony. Read More

West Ham sign Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City

The Mexican global will join the London club once he completes his medical and finalizes personal terms with the Hammers. In May, Hernandez - widely known by the nickname Chicharito , which means "little pea" - became Mexico's leading all-time scorer with his 47th worldwide goal. Read More

US Airstrike Accidentally Kills 16 Afghan Police

US Airstrike Accidentally Kills 16 Afghan Police

The latest incident took place on Friday afternoon in the Gereshk district. Sheikh Haibatullah's son was said to be a Hafiz-e-Quran (one who memorises the Holy Quran by heart) and was known as Hafiz Khalid among his comrades. A local government source, not authorised to speak to the media, said eight policemen had been killed. Taliban have in the past exaggerated their successes and the remoteness of the area made it impossible to independently verify. Read More

Polish Senate approves controversial Supreme Court reform bill

Polish Senate approves controversial Supreme Court reform bill

During the vote, thousands of citizens demonstrated in front of the Senate and the Supreme Court in Warsaw, as well as in other cities of the country, calling on Polish President Andrzej Duda to refuse to ratify the bill and prevent it from entering into force. Read More

Bakersfield Firefighters Bring Nearly Dead Dog Back to Life

Bakersfield Firefighters Bring Nearly Dead Dog Back to Life

Firefighters came to the rescue and tried to revive the dog, as his owner looked on. It worked. According to the fire department's Facebook post , they "revived the pet using a specialized animal oxygen mask and high flow oxygen". After searching inside, firefighters pulled Jack from the house and laid him in the front garden. "I thought Jack was going to die", department spokesperson John Frando told the Associated Press. Read More

Siemens sells stake in Russian firm after Crimea turbine scandal

Siemens sells stake in Russian firm after Crimea turbine scandal

The European Union allows the export of power station parts to Russian Federation but not to Crimea , the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russian Federation in 2014. On Friday, Siemens announced that it had also terminated a licence granted to a Russian company to manufacture equipment for power plants. The Siemens turbines had originally been supplied for a power-plant project in Taman, in the Krasnodar region of southern Russian Federation , which is separated from Crimea by just a few ... Read More

OJ Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Year Prison Bid For Robbery

OJ Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Year Prison Bid For Robbery

O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday after spending nine years in prison for an attempted armed robbery he committed in Las Vegas in 2007. O.J. "I am sorry that things turned out the way they did", Simpson said during the hearing. I think if you talk to the wardens they'll tell you. Bruce Fromong says he and Simpson have been friends for nearly 27 years and that Simpson is not a threat. Read More

Ford F-150 Police Responder gives pickup a pursuit makeover

Ford F-150 Police Responder gives pickup a pursuit makeover

Ford has unveiled a new flavor of the top-selling F-150 truck that is aimed specifically at police departments around the US. Although you won't see it any time soon in Australia, where the latest F-150 is available from a handful right-hand drive converters, the F-150 Police Responder joins the Blue Oval's growing law enforcement vehicle range in North America, which Ford claims is the biggest in the USA industry. Read More


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Siemens sells stake in Russian firm after Crimea turbine scandal

Siemens sells stake in Russian firm after Crimea turbine scandal

The European Union allows the export of power station parts to Russian Federation but not to Crimea , the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russian Federation in 2014. On Friday, Siemens announced that it had also terminated a licence granted to a Russian company to manufacture equipment for power plants. The Siemens turbines had originally been supplied for a power-plant project in Taman, in the Krasnodar region of southern Russian Federation , which is separated from Crimea by just a few ...Read More

Amazon (AMZN) Crushes Home Depot, Lowes With Sears Partnership

Amazon (AMZN) Crushes Home Depot, Lowes With Sears Partnership

Sears is trying to win back customers by going where seemingly all of them shop - on Amazon. "The launch of Kenmore products on Amazon.com will significantly expand the distribution and availability of the Kenmore brand in the U.S.", Edward S. Read More