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Toshiba delays earnings results till March

Unit. According to Tokyo Stock Exchange rules, Toshiba had until noon today to deliver its quarterly financial results. The company also announced that Chairman Shigenori Shiga would step down. Building new nuclear capacity is an integral part of the United Kingdom being able to replace old power stations, keeping a balanced mix as carbon emissions are reduced, he added.

Catapult to launch drugs from Mexico over U.S. border destroyed

When the Douglas Station agents arrived, the people got away, and agents discovered why they ran. U.S. Border Patrol agents dismantled the catapult system, which was seized by Mexican authorities. Often, these operations are responsible for thousands of pounds of drugs coming into the country rather than the smaller amounts that could enter with a catapult system, CNN reported .

Scepticism over Trump's 'wall' cost simmers among Democrats, border Republican

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is set to receive the report in the coming days, according to Reuters . After his election victory, Trump quickly backtracked, saying American taxpayers would fund construction of the wall, but Mexico would reimburse the us for the cost.

13 dead as 40000 caught in Indonesia flooding

Villagers attempt to salvage their belongings from a house damaged in the landslide. The victims included a seven-year-old girl and a one-year-old boy, as well as their mother. Landslides and flooding are common in Indonesia, particularly during the months-long rainy season which peaks in January and February. A year ago at least five people were killed and 100,000 were forced to flee their homes after floods swept through Bali's neighbouring island West Nusa Tenggara, and the Belitung ...

Russian air strike in Syria kills 3 Turkish soldiers: army

The Kremlin said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had called Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and expressed his condolences over the air strike, blaming the incident on poor coordination between Moscow and Ankara. They were supporting Syrian rebels who are locked in a fierce battle to try to capture al-Bab from IS fighters. Russia has cut the number of airstrikes and withdrawn the majority of its troops since December 2016 when it, together with Turkey and Iran , ...

What are the most-popular Girl Scout cookies in OR and Washington?

What started in 1917 as a bake sale has grown into the largest girl-led entrepreneurial business in the country. Think you've tried the Girl Scout S'mores cookie? Toomer serves as Girl Scouts Service Unit Administrator for Troop 453, a territory that includes Gretna, Harvey and Terrytown.

A Japanese Effort To Remove Hazardous Space Junk Has Failed

The cargo spacecraft named Kounotori Kounotori 6 or HTV-6 was loaded with more than 4.5 tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiment hardware for the astronauts aboard ISS and arrived at the space station on nearly a week later. For example, in 2009, a dead Russian satellite collided with an operational US satellite, producing about 700 pieces of space junk in the process. An experimental effort to remove five decades worth of space junk orbiting Earth has met with failure due to ...

Afghanistan's Civilian Casualties Hit Record High in 2016

The report details more than 11,400 conflict-related civilian casualties, the highest figure since the United Nations began systematically documenting casualty figures in 2009, he noted. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA ) attributed the disproportionate jump in child casualties in 2016 mainly to a 66% increase in casualties from leftover or discarded munitions.

Suspect arrested in brutal rape, murder of NY jogger

It wasn't immediately clear if Lewis has an attorney. Her father later discovered her badly beaten body. In the beginning of their investigation, detectives in NY said they reached out to the Massachusetts State Police to see if there were any links between the killing of Vetrano and the killing of Vanessa Marcotte, a 27-year-old Google accounts manager who was found dead in Princeton on August 7.

Egypt to face Cameroon in Afcon final

Egypt scored first at the minute 21 by Mohammed Nani, then in the second half at the minute 58, Cameroon tied the score. Vincent Aboubakar's excellent 88th-minute strike clinched a 2-1 victory for Cameroon , who had cancelled out Mohamed Elneny's first-half opener through Nicolas N'Koulou's header.

USA and South Korea agree to deploy THAAD this year

Opposition parties in South Korea are also cool to deploying the system. Beijing-based political activist Zha Jianguo said the nuclear threat posed by North Korea is pushing Seoul closer to the United States, which is bad news for regional peace and stability.

Students Wear Hijab in Show of Solidarity for Muslims

She then thought about God. "It best represented my patriotism and faith", she said last week. Standing on the stage in the church, Elwazeir addressed women who choose to wear hijab. It's all in aid of World Hijab Day , which aims show solidarity and promote tolerance. A hijab-wearing Brooklyn cop has sued the NYPD, saying that fellow officers discriminated against her and even posted pictures of her at a department gun range.

The Comcast-Roku deal? She ain't so sweet

Through the Xfinity TV Roku app, users can stream live TV through their set-top, as well as access their On Demand library and watch cloud DVR recordings. Variety points out that "Comcast's additional outlet service fees per set-top box are $9.95 per month; customers using their own substitute equipment, such as a TiVo, receive a $2.50 credit (resulting in a net charge of $7.45 per month)".

Senate Judiciary Approves Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

A conservative senator and early backer of Mr Trump, Mr Sessions has been dogged by allegations of racism which overshadowed his confirmation hearings. Late on Monday, Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she instructed members of the Department of Justice not to defend the President's executive action, an action which instituted a temporary travel restriction on seven terror-prone countries.

Israel begins shutdown of illegal outpost on West Bank

The outburst of violence over the outpost, which the Israeli High Court ruled as illegal because it sits on private Palestinian land, comes after months of tension over the site. The BBC's Yolande Knell, who is at the outpost, says numerous 50 or so Israeli families who have been living there remained in the homes as bulldozers approached on Wednesday.

Canadian mosque attack: Only one of the arrested is considered a suspect

The centre, one of the biggest mosques in the area, offers a range of activities for families and children, including Arabic lessons and instruction in the Koran and cultural practices. While Canada is generally very welcoming towards immigrants and those from different religions, the French-speaking province of Quebec has struggled to reconcile its secular identity with a rising Muslim population.

Tiger Mauls Man to Death in Zhejiang

Accompanied by a pal, he scaled the three metre wall only to be mauled to death by a tiger as two more beasts watched on . The dead man surnamed Zhang, from Hubei Province, was among a group of six who visited Ningbo Youngor Zoo in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, at 2pm on Sunday, according to fellow traveler surnamed Li.

Captain Amarinder Singh Is Congress' CM Candidate For Upcoming Punjab Elections

He said the money was illegally grabbed by Captain and his family members during the Congress's 2002-2007 regime in Punjab when Amarinder headed a "corrupt" government. In an obvious reference to the Congress and the AAP, Modi lamented the declining standard of language being used during campaigning in Punjab. We have also fought against the Congress.

Scientists Set to Launch Their Own March Within Washington

This prompted another commenter to reply, "There needs to be a Scientists' March on Washington ". After a Tuesday filled with news of gag orders on government scientists at several federal agencies, others in the science community are rapidly coming up with ways of pushing back against the new administration's attempts to keep tax-funded research from the public.

Rogue Nasa account fights Trump on climate change

One of the account's first messages took a clear dig at Trump. The sneakily named @BadIandsNPS (that's a capital "i" in the middle) now has just over 500 followers and a single tweet , a day after it garnered nearly 50,000 followers for tweeting a stream of climate change facts intermingled with criticism of Donald Trump.

GDP Rose 1.9% in Q4 2016, According to Early Estimate

The bigger than expected slowdown in the pace of GDP growth was partly due to the impact of trade amid a sharp pullback in soybean exports. The rate of growth for the fourth quarter past year was the same as the previous quarter, showing no evidence of a United Kingdom slowdown, fears of which were heightened following the Brexit vote.

Swiss Showdown: Breaking down the Aussie Open semi

Raonic was leading 5-3 in tie break but Nadal roared back to win 9-7. Nadal will be chasing his 15th Grand Slam title to edge one closer to Federer , who stands on the brink of his 18th. "I don't really know". Nadal tried to play down the hype of the historic match in his post match press conference, insisting he is only looking as far as his semi-final against No.

Boeing shows off spacesuit of the future

This new suit also meets the requirements of NASA for being a safety suit and has easy functionality. Boeing unveiled its spacesuit design Wednesday as the company continues to move toward flight tests of its Starliner spacecraft and launch systems that will fly astronauts to the International Space Station.

Japan will likely take major hit if United States bows out of NAFTA

With U.S. president Donald Trump vowing to pursue border taxes, renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and implement policies that put " American workers and businesses first ", Canada has reason to be concerned. Remarks yesterday by Canada's ambassador to the USA indicate a possibility that Trump's protectionist platform could well splinter the accord, the Financial Post reported.

Trump Reinstates Global Gag Rule to Cut Off Abortion Funding Abroad

After Bush's reinstatement, the US stopped providing aid to groups it said were violating the Gag Rule in 20 different countries , and many clinics were forced to limit the services they offered or even close. On the other side of the argument, Pro-life groups and advocates of the policy applaud the rule's return. Since 1971 the Helms Amendment has barred any United States foreign aid from being used to perform or provide information about abortion.