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Sheriff's deputy shot, killed in the line of duty

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed in the line of duty

The Sheriff's Department says one suspect was found dead at the scene, but another male suspect is still at large and is considered armed and unsafe. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office had not released the deputy's name early Monday. Another suspect is still at large. Deputies were chasing them when the shooting erupted and one officer was struck by gunfire, the Tacoma News Tribune newspaper reported. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cold wave sweeps North India; freezing temp in Himachal

Cold wave sweeps North India; freezing temp in Himachal

At many places in the State the temperatures remained below freezing point, an official of the meteorological office said adding there was no chance of rain and snow across the state for a week more. High-altitude areas of Jammu region experienced light snowfall over the past few days, as a result of which several parts, including Bhaderwah and Banihal, were reeling under sub-zero night temperature. Consulte Mais Informação

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Punjab begins farm debt waiver, farmers, AAP protest

Punjab begins farm debt waiver, farmers, AAP protest

Farmers were issued debt waiver certificates on the occasion. Mansa SSP Parambir Singh Parmar said that the AAP MLAs and Farmers were stopped from heading towards grain market to maintain law and order situation. Badal said. In case any marginal and small farmer is deprived of debt relief scheme, then he/she can submit his/her representation to the Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies or Sub Divisional Magistrate of the respective district, which would be resolved promptly to his/her ... Consulte Mais Informação

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2017 the costliest year in United States history for natural disasters

2017 the costliest year in United States history for natural disasters

It broke the previous record set in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina and other disasters caused $215 billion in damage to the U.S. The number of events (16) ties 2011 for most billion-dollar disasters in a single year. Average annual temperatures for the contiguous United States were 54.6 degrees Fahrenheit (12.6 degrees Celsius), 2.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average and the third warmest since recordkeeping began in 1895, following 2012 and 2016, the agency said. Consulte Mais Informação

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China's yuan to eventually stabilise around 6.6 vs dollar

China's yuan to eventually stabilise around 6.6 vs dollar

The yuan rose around 6.8 percent against the greenback in 2017, recovering from a 6.5 percent loss in 2016 and reversing three straight years of depreciation. The Chinese yuan will likely stabilise to around 6.6 against the dollar in the longer-term, in line with Beijing's aim to maintain a steady and neutral monetary policy, the Shanghai Securities News reported today, citing a central bank adviser. Consulte Mais Informação

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Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018

Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018

Steyer said. He announced the moves Monday at a news conference in Washington that was heavily attended by political reporters anticipating a possible 2018 run for the Senate or governor in California or even a presidential bid in 2020. Supporters of the campaign will deliver copies of Fire and Fury , the new book that's roiled Washington with claims about Trump's fitness for the presidency, to all 535 members of Congress, he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals

Justices give Georgia death row inmate new round of appeals

Tharpe had been scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection in a Georgia state prison on September 26 but the Supreme Court granted his last-minute stay application so it could have more time to decide whether to hear his appeal. "We look forward to pressing Mr. Tharpe's case in the Eleventh Circuit per the U.S. Supreme Court's direction". "Gattie's remarkable affidavit - which he never retracted - presents a strong factual basis for the argument that Tharpe's race affected Gattie's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Princess Charlotte dons a pink backpack for 1st day of preschool

Princess Charlotte dons a pink backpack for 1st day of preschool

With a little backpack on her bag, she's wearing a wine jacket with matching shoes and bow in her hair. As was the case with Prince George when he started nursery two years ago, the Duchess of Cambridge took the photos. The youngster started primary school at Thomas's in Battersea in September. Charlotte may be enrolled in the afternoon school, which is less structured than the morning session but provides a similar wide range of activities including art and music. Consulte Mais Informação

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Economists Upbeat on German Economy Despite Manufacturing Slip

Economists Upbeat on German Economy Despite Manufacturing Slip

The ministry said Monday that there was a 0.7 percent gain in orders from other nations in the 19-nation eurozone, but domestic demand was off 0.4 percent and there was a 1.2 percent drop in orders from countries outside the eurozone. On Friday, official data showed retail sales surged more than expected in November and were estimated to have risen sharply in 2017 overall, supporting the view that private consumption helped growth in Germany past year. Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman faces charges in fatal hit-and-run crash

Woman faces charges in fatal hit-and-run crash

The suspect, a 33-year-old woman turned herself in on Saturday. MA police say a Centerville woman turned herself in to authorities in connection with a fatal hit-and-run. Hunt then had conversation with Barnstable Detectives and admitted to being the driver during the accident and leaving the scene. The woman was taken into custody and charged with multiple counts including fleeing the scene of a deadly accident, negligent use of a vehicle which resulted in homicide, and operating a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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PM Abbasi steps up to salvage Zehri's govt in Balochistan

PM Abbasi steps up to salvage Zehri's govt in Balochistan

It has been learnt that the opposition parties have refused to meet the premier, and also asked Zehri to resign. On the other hand, three federal ministers are staying in Quetta to meet enraged political leaders. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has on Sunday asked Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam- Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman for help regarding the no-confidence motion against Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Sanaullah Zehri. Consulte Mais Informação

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Why is 8 January known as 'Divorce Day'?

Why is 8 January known as 'Divorce Day'?

One in five (21 per cent) blame money worries on their partner, accusing them of overspending (43 per cent), refusing to save (32 per cent), failing to budget properly (30 per cent) or plan ahead for their future (26 per cent). Almost 10 percent admit they have not had sex with their partner for over a year. The average marriage now lasts 12 years, with nearly half (42 per cent) ending in divorce. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump to visit wall prototypes after State of the Union address

Trump to visit wall prototypes after State of the Union address

Speaking from Camp David after a meeting with Republican leaders, Trump said he wants the program, which has prevented the deportation of young undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children, to remain. The website reported Trump is committed to having the wall built along the Mexican border. "We are going to be working on that very, very hard this year, and I think we're going make a big dent into the drug problem", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Novo makes second move on Ablynx

Novo makes second move on Ablynx

Commenting on Edwin Moses, Chief Executive Officer of Ablynx said, "After careful consideration, the Ablynx Board of Directors unanimously determined that Novo Nordisk's proposal is not in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders as it fundamentally undervalues caplacizumab, the Ablynx pipeline, platform, technology, people, and know how". Consulte Mais Informação

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