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Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine years

Man who sexually assaulted woman on flight while she slept is jailed for nine yearsPrabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was also sitting next to his wife on the overnight flight in January. Ramamoorthy had molested the victim while unbuttoning her blouse and unzipping her trousers as she slept. US attorney Matthew Schneider said: “Everyone has the right to be secure and safe when they travel on aeroplanes.




POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2018 5:16 AM

No. 2 House Republican: Gov't shutdown 'stupid', may happen

No. 2 House Republican: Gov't shutdown 'stupid', may happenWASHINGTON (AP) — A looming, partial government shutdown would be "stupid" but might be unavoidable if Democrats refuse to support President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, the second-ranking House Republican said on Thursday.




POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 6:45 PM

Trump says trade deal pays for border wall, Democrats scoff

Trump says trade deal pays for border wall, Democrats scoffThe Republican president vowed during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to build a wall along the border with Mexico to slow the flow of illegal immigration, and he has long pledged that Mexico - not U.S. taxpayers - would fund it. In a Twitter post early on Thursday, Trump said that unspecified savings for the United States as a result of the renegotiated trade deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada would pay for the wall. "Just by the money we save, MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL!," he wrote.




POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 12:34 PM

Every Angle of the 2019 Toyota Prius

Every Angle of the 2019 Toyota Prius




POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 4:00 PM

At least $9bn in insurance claims from California fires

At least $9bn in insurance claims from California firesInsurance claims from the recent devastating California wildfires that killed at least 89 people and destroyed 19,000 homes and businesses have reached at least $9 billion, the state's insurance commissioner said Wednesday. "The devastating wildfires of 2018 were the deadliest and costliest wildfire catastrophes in California's history," said California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. Most of the insurance payouts -- some $7 billion -- concern the Camp Fire in Northern California, which wiped out the town of Paradise and killed 86 people, making it the deadliest wildfire in recent California history.




POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:04 PM

Chinese tech workers told not to travel to US 'unless it's essential' after Huawei exec arrested

Chinese tech workers told not to travel to US 'unless it's essential' after Huawei exec arrestedTechnology researchers in China have been ordered to not travel to the US unless it is absolutely necessary, amid rising tensions between the two countries. Staff working in sensitive tech sectors were given the warning following the arrest of a Chinese tech executive in Canada, a source told the South China Morning Post. The warning comes after a similar order from US tech giant Cisco to some of its employees, which asked them the to any non-essential travel to China.




POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 9:18 AM

Mueller submits documents on Flynn's 2017 interview with FBI

Mueller submits documents on Flynn's 2017 interview with FBISpecial counsel Robert Mueller's team releases key documents - some of which are heavily redacted - relating to the FBI's questioning of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as ordered by U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports.




POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2018 3:46 PM

Former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape is banned from graduation, University of Texas campus

Former Baylor fraternity president accused of rape is banned from graduation, University of Texas campusJacob Anderson, accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old student, has been banned from University of Texas at Dallas, but will receive a degree.




POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 6:32 AM

PHOTOS: French police kill suspect in Strasbourg Christmas market attack

PHOTOS: French police kill suspect in Strasbourg Christmas market attackThe gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its “soldiers”.




POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2018 9:00 AM

4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese student

4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese studentLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.




POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:54 PM

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