Two prison employees killed in escape attempt

Two prison employees killed in escape attempt

Members of the Prison Emergency Response Team responded to Pasquotank Correctional Institution from other state prison facilities to assist the local prison staff. Three of the 10 patients sent to the Sentara Albemarle Medical Center were transferred to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Virginia, said Sentara Healthcare spokesperson Peter J. Read More

Man Finds $24 Million Lottery Ticket in Old Shirt Pocket

Man Finds $24 Million Lottery Ticket in Old Shirt Pocket

Jimmie Smith , 68, found the shirt in the back of his closet, the news outlet writes. However, he saw a news story in May about lottery officials searching for a mystery victor. I was in serious doubt. Smith's winning number was 05-12-13-22-25-35. He has chosen to receive his payment in instalments spaced out over 26 years. Read More

Indian forces martyr 3 civilians in occupied Kashmir

Indian forces martyr 3 civilians in occupied Kashmir

IG Khan said that Shah and one of his close aides were killed during a joint operation launched by the J&K Police, Army and the CRPF after specific info was received about there presence in the Litter village in Pulwama. India claims Pakistan supports and encourages rebels and separatist leaders, but Islamabad denies the charge and calls them freedom fighters. "In the ensuing gunfight, two LeT militants including a top commander were killed", the IGP said. Read More

Oxford plans to be a zero-emission city by 2035

The government has already announced its plans for all conventional petrol and diesel new cars to be banned from 2040, meaning new vehicles would have to be hybrid or fully-electric. And on these roads, the council admits in its planning document , "there is very little traffic" with "very few emissions" and the ban "would potentially have little overall effect on air quality". Read More

Three kids injured in cross border firing in Mendhar

Three kids injured in cross border firing in Mendhar

Indian Army resorted to unprovoked intense fire in Satwal and Nikial Sectors on Saturday injuring Pakistani civilians . The Friday's ceasefire violation by Pakistani military comes as the third provocation by the notorious neighbour since past 24 hours. Read More

Shares Gapping Lower Before the Bell: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

Shares Gapping Lower Before the Bell: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

Previously on 5/15/2017, Evercore ISI reported about Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ) lowered the target price from $60.00 to $58.00. It also likely hampered WFC stock today by coming in below Wall Street's revenue estimate of $22.39 billion for the quarter. Read More

Colombia vs. Peru: Time, Channel & Lineup

Colombia vs. Peru: Time, Channel & Lineup

Peru's national football team could win a spot in the World Cup for the first time in almost four decades. With results elsewhere going in their favour, Colombia knew a draw would see them finish in fourth place and qualify automatically, while Peru would advance to a play-off against New Zealand after finishing fifth. Read More

Jihadist who declared war on Christians 'killed'

Jihadist who declared war on Christians 'killed'

Britain's The Sun newspaper cites USA intelligence sources as saying Jones was killed in June. Officials said conditions on the ground prevent them from knowing for certain if Jones is dead, but her social media activity has been silent for months. Read More

Iran FM briefs parliament on Trump's threat to nuclear deal

Iran FM briefs parliament on Trump's threat to nuclear deal

The greatest European fear was that Trump would torpedo the nuclear deal , known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by reimposing sanctions, or calling on Congress to do so. Those provisions relate to enriching uranium to levels near those needed to produce the fuel for a nuclear weapon, as well as other activities that limit Iran's atomic capabilities at various sites. Read More

Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal

Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal

The deal would see both Hamas and Fatah form a Palestinian government to appoint the prime minister and ministerial positions. Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas told AFP on Thursday, "I welcome the agreement". He went on to say that Abbas planned to reverse all measures he had recently taken against the Gaza Strip, which since mid-2007 has been governed by Hamas. Read More

Turkey will Boycott Meetings with the US Ambassador

Turkey will Boycott Meetings with the US Ambassador

It said the measures would apply to e-Visas, visas issued at borders and visas in passports. The dispute blew up last week when Turkey arrested a Turkish employee of the American consulate on suspicion of links to the group blamed for last year's failed coup. Read More

Hurricane Ophelia could slam into Europe early next week

Hurricane Ophelia could slam into Europe early next week

The storm formed well outside what meteorologists refer as the "main development region", where most hurricanes form in the Atlantic. Ophelia became a hurricane late Wednesday, the tenth in a row and tying a record set more than a century ago. Read More

U.S. doomed to fail if it scraps nuclear deal - Rouhani warns

U.S. doomed to fail if it scraps nuclear deal - Rouhani warns

Iranian authorities, who have said Tehran would not be the first to violate the accord, are publicly debating how they will respond if the Trump administration designates the Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization. Iran says labelling its forces as terrorists would only aid the jihadists. Iran's rial has dropped against the US dollar in recent days in a sign of concern about Trump's policy. Read More

Trump sends signal with Corker attack - Source Thehill

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said he didn't condone Corker's comments and several people were concerned about the president's unpredictable tweets . Ulterior motives? Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry of the Week calls Corker a hypocrite for his sudden public turn on the president and suggests that the retiring senator is positioning himself to be an "establishment" primary challenger to the president in the 2020 election. Read More

North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'

North Korean hackers 'stole US-South Korea war plans'

The documents reportedly include contingency plans for war, drawn up by the US and South Korea, along with details on power plants and military facilities. Pyongyang has denied responsibility for the cyberattacks in its state media, criticising Seoul for "fabricating" claims about online attacks. The North's missile and nuclear capabilities have made significant progress under Kim, who on Saturday told party officials that the country's atomic weapons were a "treasured sword" to protect ... Read More

Sylvester Stallone to direct Rocky film Creed 2

Sylvester Stallone to direct Rocky film Creed 2

That being said, those hashtags could be telling us a different story, and it would be kind of insane for Stallone to do that at this point considering he just earned an Academy Award nomination for his last performance. Creed 2 is now expected in theaters sometime during 2019. The film was slated for a 2017 release, however, Coogler and Jordan's commitments to " Black Panther " pushed it to a yet unannounced date. Read More

Hillary Clinton denounces Harvey Weinstein but doesn't say she'll return campaign donations

The one-time presidential hopeful said that the "whole world should be concerned" by Trump, who pulled off a shock win against her in the United States election a year ago. Weinstein has always been a Clinton donor with ties to the political family. Weinstein raised about $1.5 million from 1990-2016, according to data from the campaign finance-tracking Center for Responsive Politics , and was involved in fundraisers for Clinton's effort, some of which she headlined. Read More

Trump Implies His IQ Exceeds Tillerson

Trump Implies His IQ Exceeds Tillerson

Asked by reporters if he undercut Tillerson by proposing an IQ test, he replied, "No, I didn't undercut anybody". "American Mensa would be happy to hold a testing session for President Trump and Secretary Tillerson", said Mensa spokesman Charles Brown. Read More

International Monetary Fund positive on global economic prospects

International Monetary Fund positive on global economic prospects

The International Monetary Fund has cut its official outlook for United Kingdom economic growth this year, citing a slump in private consumption and a dramatic tumble in the value of the pound weighing on household spending. Earlier this year the International Monetary Fund cut Britain's growth expectations for 2017 by 0.3 per cent to 1.7 per cent - a prediction which has remained unchanged. Read More

One death in Northern California from wildfire

One death in Northern California from wildfire

The death occurred in the Mendocino County area, according to Cal-Fire, which declined to immediately release further details. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott say an estimated 20,000 people have been evacuated . Read More