The Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names of 2016

A look at the list of the top 1000 names reveals where things might be changing. As the AP notes, the name Hillary dropped out of the list's top 1,000 spots in 2009 and hasn't returned, while Donald dropped 45 spots past year to No. Before Noah emerged as the top name for boys, parents favored another name from the Old Testament, Jacob, for the previous 14 years. For girls, the name Kehlani jumped from 3,359 in 2015 to 872 in 2016.

Trump NOT Briefed By Navy On Ford Catapult; Loves 'Goddamned Steam' Anyway

The preference for steam "blindsided" Navy officials, The Atlantic reported . The Navy declined to comment. The Ford is expected to be commissioned and delivered to the Navy within a month, and will be followed by similar carriers named the John F.

Asian stocks drop as French election momentum fades

On Thursday, LREM confirmed his candidacy had been turned down but said it would stay out of competition in Valls' district. Traders were also digesting news of pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election over the weekend.

Trump Agrees To Arm Kurds In Syria Despite Turkey's Opposition

A Pentagon spokesperson says both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in Iraq and Syria. Erdogan has called on Washington to reverse its decision to arm the PKK, saying it hopes its allies will not side with terrorists.

US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

The North's public claims suggest it could conduct its first flight of an intercontinental ballistic missile this year. Pyongyang's actions show "Kim does not intend to negotiate" an end to his weapons program "at any price". But he said the USA doesn't know if Iran will eventually decide to try to build nuclear weapons. USA forces invaded after 9/11 to defeat al-Qaida and their Taliban hosts, and the Trump administration is now reviewing strategy and considering an augmentation of the current ...

Same Old Weather Pattern Ahead of Weekend Rain

Any sort of early sunshine Saturday will give way to clouds and some rain could start pushing into southern NH as quickly as late afternoon. It also turns breezy. East wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. So, a high temp around 89° will actually FEEL more like 95°+. We'll see mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 80s on Monday .

What US-Russia crisis? Trump seeks closer ties in WH meeting

No reporters were allowed in to ask questions - though they were ushered in minutes later for Mr. Trump's session with Henry A. Kissinger, the former secretary of state, New York Times reported. United States officials are harming their own people by saying that Russian Federation might have influenced the elections and is standing behind USA internal affairs, Lavrov also said.

Concessions pave way for new South Korea leader

Presidential candidates Moon Jae-in and Ahn Cheol-soo are among the millions voting in South Korea's Presidential election on Tuesday. They gave Mr Moon, of the Democratic Party, who backs engagement with the North, 41.4 per cent support, according to the joint survey by three television stations.

US, Philippines begin annual military drills

Maj. Celeste Sayson, said, the Balikatan exercise will feature only 5,400 troops from both sides, or 5,600 personnel less compared to last year's activity, owing to its refocusing to humanitarian assistance, disaster response (HADR) and counterterrorism.

Somalia: Al-Shabab Commander Killed in Lower Shabelle Region, Minister Says

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King in a joint statement . With an aim to topple Somalia's Western backed government and drive out African Union peacekeeping troops, Al Qaeda affliated group al Shabaaab have carried out frequent attack in Mogadishu .

Afghan soldiers killed in border firing

Pakistan on Monday resumed its census in border villages, after Islamabad and Kabul agreed to conduct a survey for a fresh demarcation of a disputed frontier area following deadly clashes recently, officials said. The border is not the only area of dispute between the neighbours: Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of sponsoring the Afghan Taliban, though Islamabad says it provides the militants with safe haven as a "lever" to bring them to peace talks.

Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

Philippine authorities say no fewer than 40,000 soldiers, policemen and uniformed personnel have been deployed in Manila as the city hosts a summit of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Saturday. Duterte said the COC in the South China Sea, which is expected to be tackled by Asean member states and China in May, would be raised at the summit.

Syrian official threatens to respond to alleged Israeli strike

Assad also said that no country which had aided the Syrian opposition should be allowed to take part in Syria's post-war reconstruction. The Syrian army confirmed that Israel missile fire targeted a Syrian military position near the worldwide airport of the capital Damascus.

Trump to visit Israel and Saudi Arabia on first trip

Trump will cap off his tour with previously announced visits to Brussels, Belgium for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and Sicily, Italy for a Group of Seven meeting. During planned meetings with Muslim leaders, Trump will introduce an agenda aimed at countering Islamic radicalism, stemming funding to terrorist organizations, identifying ways US allies in the Middle East can "share the burden", countering the influence of Iran and defeating the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria.

Ballistic missile test-fired from California coastal base

The Minuteman III remains the US's only ground-based ICBM. A sixth nuclear test by the North would come amid a flurry of activity by the nuclear-armed country as it seeks to master the technology needed to mount an atomic weapon on a long-range ballistic missile capable of striking the continental United States.

Nigerien President Reschedules Visit To President Muhammadu Buhari

Meanwhile, the presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria for a medical leave overseas when the time is right. He missed his third straight cabinet meeting this morning. She however said no amount of force can make the president step out of the country until when his doctors say it is all right to do so. Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian Nobel laureate, has called on the president to reveal the nature of his condition and has likened Mr Buhari's stance to that ...

Kerala SSLC exam results 2017 to be out today

Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan; the official site for the exams and results updates is yet to include the required information on this, but not to worry we will post all the most recent updates for you here. A total number of 9000 schools were provided internet facility this year as a part of the IT@School Project. The SSLC Result 2017 Kerala was released today at 2PM in the afternoon in a formal declaration function at the Vidyabhavan Board office.

Mani goes red: KC(M) wins Kottayam dist panchayat with CPM support

The election was necessitated by the resignation of Congress member Joshy Philip from the President post following his appointment as DCC President. Human Rights activist Jaison Cooper in a post contrasted Pinarayi Vijayan's preposterous claim of U.S. administration trying to sabotage the LDF government in the state and the CPM leadership cozying up to Kerala Congress, allegedly claiming the legacy of "Liberation Struggle" that led to the ouster of the first communist government in the state.

Baxter to lead Bafana against Eagles

SuperSport United have given SAFA an ultimatum until the end of business today to decide if they want to employ their current coach Stuart Baxter. But he quit the tough job in November 2005 after he failed to qualify the side for the 2006 Soccer World Cup .

Florida House makes progress on medical marijuana bill

More than 71 percent of voters approved the amendment in November. The Hawaii Senate killed a bill Tuesday that would have allowed the state to lease land in perpetuity. "That's not our business, members". Public use of full-strength medical marijuana remains a misdemeanor. "Pollara has disappeared because some existing operators who give him funding want caps on existing retail locations", said one lobbyist who declined to go on the record.