Militants kill more than 230 at mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai

CAIRO (Reuters) – Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest such attack of Egypt’s modern history, state media and witnesses said. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but since 2013 Egyptian security forces have battled a stubborn Islamic State affiliate in the mainly desert region, and militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers. State media showed images of bloodied victims and bodies covered in blankets inside the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed,Read More

BRIEF-QYOU Media Co’s ‍linear channel to be available as part of Youfone’s programming line-up

Nov 24 (Reuters) – Qyou Media Inc * Co’s ‍linear channel to be available as part of Youfone’s programming line-up on its recently launched OTT service, YoufoneTV​ * ‍New agreement is QYOU’s fifth deal in Netherlands​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories, #hourlyweather #Reuters

Investigators find no conspiracy in murder of Baltimore detective: police

(Reuters) – Investigators in Baltimore have found no conspiracy behind the shooting death of a homicide detective killed the day before he had been set to testify against fellow officers accused of graft, the city’s police commissioner said on Wednesday. Sean Suiter, 43, was shot once with his own gun at close range during a struggle in the Harlem Park neighborhood on Nov. 15, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis told a news conference. Suiter died the next day, when he had been scheduled to testify to a federal grand juryRead More

Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since. Haitian immigrants and supporters rally to reject DHS Decision to terminate TPS for Haitians, at the Manhattan borough in New York, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The United States offered Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, to Haitians after the January 2010 earthquake killedRead More

Australia’s Victoria state closer to legalizing assisted death

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s second-largest state on Wednesday took another step towards adopting a law allowing voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill patients. Any resident of Victoria state over 18, with a terminal illness and with less than six months to live can request a lethal dose of medication under the new legislation. Assisted dying will remain illegal in Australia’s other five states. In a vote in Victoria’s upper house, 22 of 40 senators supported the legislation. The legislation required amendments to pass the upper house, including halving the timeRead More

David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67 – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

“Partridge Family” star David Cassidy has died, his publicist announced Tuesday night. He was 67. “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy,” the former teen idol’s publicist said in a statement. “David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years.”Read More

BRIEF-Grenville Strategic Royalty Q3 loss per share $0.0166​

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp * Grenville Strategic Royalty announces 2017 third quarter results * Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp – qtrly loss per share $0.0166​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories, #hourlyweather #Reuters

Smithsonian, Christo stole credit from top photographer, lawsuit says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Smithsonian Institution and the artist Christo were sued on Tuesday by a New York photographer who accused them of stealing credit for his photos of “Running Fence,” a 1976 installation that remains one of Christo’s best-known works. FILE PHOTO: Bulgarian-born artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff known as Christo attends a news conference during the presentation of the installation ‘The Floating Piers’, on the Lake Iseo, northern Italy June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini Gianfranco Gorgoni said he never gave permission to use his copyrighted photos of theRead More

U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Flag from Haiti is pictured in a local store as a woman walks under rain at the neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York, U.S. May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo The decision by acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke gives Haitians 18 months to return to their impoverished Caribbean countryRead More

CBS channels blacked out for Dish customers over carriage dispute

(Reuters) – CBS Corp’s TV stations were blacked out for Dish Network Corp’s customers over a network carriage deal dispute, the companies said early Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A Dish Network receiver hangs on a house in Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Dish said in a statement that CBS rejected its offer to extend their contract while negotiations continued. “This particular dispute is yet another example of the company punishing its subscribers instead of negotiating a fair carriage deal that reflects the current marketplace,” CBS said inRead More