by | November 12, 2016 | 05:18

A shelter in place is in effect for people around the site, including Lackawanna, Hamburg and Athol Springs.The Bethelehem Steel site occupies almost six city blocks. One firefighter suffered a minor knee injury, and is expected to be ok. The roof and some walls of the building collapsed. Officials say there is no way to tell how long fire crews will be at the scene.

by | November 12, 2016 | 05:15

A woman who feared she would be left broke after hearing 500 and 1,000 rupee notes were being withdrawn from circulation in India has killed herself, police have said . The queue outside the Bank of India in Churchgate, Mumbai . India is an overwhelmingly cash-based economy and banned currency notes are estimated to be 85 percent of the cash in circulation in the country.

by | November 10, 2016 | 01:35

The US and Israel have been long term allies and have had an unbreakable military bond over the years, a relationship that has always affected the Palestinian political ground. The Palestinians want a state in lands Israel captured in 1967. Instead, Shapiro said, "The Histadrut calls on trade unions throughout the world and other organizations to focus on constructive deeds and cooperate with the Histadrut in its constant protection of workers - Israeli, Palestinian and migrant alike - and ...

by | November 10, 2016 | 01:32

Several Republican Assembly members were in extremely close contests in their re-election bids as the GOP faces an uphill battle to hold onto left-leaning districts and prevent Democrats from grabbing supermajorities in the Assembly and Senate.

by | November 09, 2016 | 04:46

Hillary Clinton swept to victory with half of the votes - only time will tell whether the whole country mirrors Dixville's political leanings. "It's an honour and privilege to be first and this is my 11th time doing it and it never gets boring", said Mr Tillotson, a 71-year-old business consultant who voted for Libertarian Gary Johnson.

by | November 08, 2016 | 03:53

In the interview, Pacquiao also said he is doing fine after he underwent 16 stitches due to a cut he sustained on his head during his WBO welterweight title. Pacquiao was impressive against Vargas, explosive with his hands and quick on his feet, and showed no traces of the torn rotator cuff he suffered before and during the Mayweather fight.

by | November 06, 2016 | 01:42

According to the Post article, Weiner declined to comment when a reporter approached him at the ranch and trotted away. The rehab center, which prohibits electronic devices, has a counseling program for people addicted to cybersex, exhibitionism, sex and pornography, Daily Mail reported .

by | November 06, 2016 | 01:41

Donna Brazile, the Democratic National Committee's chairwoman, and Jonathan Capehart, a member of the Washington Post editorial board, urged blacks to vote for Clinton even though she is not as popular as President Barack Obama . "This is one of the worst elections in American history and for a lot of us, this is the first time that we get to vote", she said . Sophomores Alexis Kmieck and Albaro Barrios got in line at 1 they could be the first ones in.

by | November 04, 2016 | 03:01

Khamenei is a known skeptic toward possible rapprochement with the United States, regularly criticizing Washington for not delivering on its promises. The US, on the other hand, works with Saudi Arabia and other regional allies so support to opposition. Trump's Iran position has been slightly more overt.

by | November 02, 2016 | 05:38

Eight of the women who were assaulted arrived at the camps after escaping forced marriages to Boko Haram militants. Human Rights Watch said its representatives met with Nigeria's minister of women affairs in September to discuss their concerns.

by | November 02, 2016 | 05:34

When Comey cleared Clinton, Trump didn't have a kind word for him. Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook questioned why the Federal Bureau of Investigation's director had not released any information about its investigation into Russia's role in the USA election or ties to Trump and his senior aides.

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:41

More than 100 of them are embedded with Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces involved with the Mosul offensive, advising commanders and helping ensure coalition air power hits the right targets. In one case, the coalition destroyed more than 40 vehicles amassed outside of Mosul that officials believe were being staged to carry captured civilians into the city to be used as human shields, Dorrian said.

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:34

ELI LILLY AND COMPANY (LLY) received consensus recommendation of "Outperform" from Analysts polled at Thomson Reuters. Jefferies Group now has a "Buy" rating and a $100.00 target price on the stock. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 9th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.51 dividend.

by | November 01, 2016 | 01:31

Footage showed one writer, Aydin Engin, 75, being ushered by plain clothes police into a hospital for medical checks. On Tuesday, authorities detained the two elected mayors of the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakir, also over alleged PKK "terror links".

by | October 31, 2016 | 01:07

Mr Vucic, who is 46 and leads the Serbian Progressive Party, has been Serbia's prime minister since 2014. "The key to the safety (of the prime minister) will be to do intelligence work so we can find out. More than a dozen nationalist paramilitary members and criminals have been convicted and sentenced in connection with the killing. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles.

by | October 30, 2016 | 05:30

One manifestation of that trend is the fact that the radical Pirate Party is in the pole position leading up to the historic parliamentary election on Saturday. "We are a free-trade party, a pro-Western party, an open society party". Paul Fontaine, news editor of the Reykjavik Grapevine said a four-party coalition would be very unusual.

by | October 29, 2016 | 05:39

Amy Yang leads the field after a blemish-free 63, two clear of Alex. "Just really took time off and really tried to get healthy again. He's had past experience caddying here", said two-time major victor Ko, 19, at TPC Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.

by | October 28, 2016 | 05:46

Immediately following that first shooting , several other shots were fired indiscriminately in the crowd, and there appeared to be some return fire from other party guests in the direction of the suspects, according to police. "Investigators were snapping photographs and scouring the ground in an area that extended over two blocks", AP detailed . Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called the shooting "the latest example of a senseless gun violence epidemic that causes so much pain and ...

by | October 28, 2016 | 05:44

Some had been serving prison terms for firearm violations related to drug crimes. President Obama now holds the record for the most clemencies issued in a year by a president after he granted 98 more commutations on Thursday . Obama has used the aggressive pace of his commutations to increase pressure on Congress to pass a broader fix while using his executive powers to address individual cases where possible.

by | October 27, 2016 | 08:22

Campaign volunteers weaved through the crowd, asking supporters to donate time to call voters and knock on doors. The Senate Leadership Fund said it will spend money in Pennsylvania, where incumbent Sen. I've got great, great candidates, I really do. "I'm not fully convinced he has what it takes". House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.) is focusing his efforts on campaigning for fellow Republicans in down-ballot races as he distances himself from his party's presidential nominee, Donald Trump .

by | October 27, 2016 | 08:14

Turkey maintains that the Syrian Kurdish forces are linked to Turkey's outlawed Kurdish insurgents and the Turkish government considers both to be terrorist groups. Phase one, he said , is what the US-led coalition fighting the ISIS has been doing for months: preparatory airstrikes in and around Raqqa to knock out command-and-control and fighting positions.

by | October 26, 2016 | 07:39

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday backed Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu's assertion that triple talaq was "anti-constitutional and anti-civilisation" and said that this system must be abolished to protect the rights of Muslim women.

by | October 25, 2016 | 00:36

As the foreign secretary of Duterte's predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, del Rosario spearheaded the filing of an arbitration case that challenged the validity of China's claims to virtually the entire South China Sea. The Hague-based worldwide tribunal found the Philippines and China both retained traditional fishing rights in the area. The unease, Russel said, was also palpable "not only among governments, but also ...

by | October 25, 2016 | 00:37

Such unequivocal intervention used to be considered unseemly and unpresidential, but like many other things that have changed since Trump appeared on the scene, the rules of presidential etiquette have been thrown out the window as well. President Obama reached down into Minnesota's House races to make his latest endorsements. But Obama said GOP candidates were simply reacting to Trump's slipping poll numbers.

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:25

He used a rally for Mrs Clinton in battleground OH to try to debunk Mr Trump's charge a day before that Mrs Clinton was at the centre of a global conspiracy by wealthy elites and political big-wigs to rig the system against working people .

by | October 24, 2016 | 00:18

Government spokesman Issa Tchiroma said the circumstances that led to the accident will be investigated. "All flags in the country shall fly at half-mast on Monday" in memory of the victims of the accident, a decree signed by the president Paul Biya on Saturday declared.

by | October 22, 2016 | 00:08

Annual core inflation, which strips out volatile items and is watched by the central bank, held at 1.8 per cent in September, as expected. CIBC economist Nick Exarhos said the tame inflation should give the Bank of Canada room to cut interest rates if the economy weakens further.

by | October 22, 2016 | 00:09

Speaking at the Dewan Rakyat in Malaysia's capital city, Najib said the government has allocated RM260.8 billion (US$62.4 billion) for the year's Budget, an increase of 3.4 per cent from 2016. A government economic forecast released ahead of the budget said petroleum revenue would decline to under 15 per cent in 2016 from almost 36 per cent in 2011, and the country's current account surplus would shrink further.

by | October 21, 2016 | 02:07

Boko Haram seized more than 270 girls aged between two and 15 from a school in Chibok, north-east Nigeria two years ago, triggering global outcry. In September, the Nigerian government sought help from the United Nations for negotiation with the group in response to Boko Haram's expressed willingness to release the girls in exchange for captured leaders of the terrorist organization.

by | October 21, 2016 | 01:58

State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald stood behind embattled Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday, while describing Trump's remarks about women on a recently uncovered video as "ridiculous" and "disgusting". In Pennsylvania, Republican State Sen. Democrats say Trump represents hate and violence, while their supporters actually carry it out. But the outcome of the congressional elections could make or break the next president's agenda.