• A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities a year ago
A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities a year ago

There have been no reported deaths as a result of the apparent stray rocket, but the damaged building is close to heavily populated areas. And new reports would suggest that those fears may have come true. Following the ICBM missile test on November 27, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said that the missiles North Korea is developing "could...

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  • Sleeping Woman Wakes up to Man Sexually Assaulting Her on Spirit Flight
Sleeping Woman Wakes up to Man Sexually Assaulting Her on Spirit Flight

The attendants kept Celia at the back of the plane and were offering her another seat when Prabhu's wife came there to see what was happening, federal prosecutor Amanda Jawad said. Prabhu even traveled with his wife and she was beside him when the incident took place. But flight attendants told investigators that only the alleged victim had asked...

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  • Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups
Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

While the Irish government has already proposed a charge on disposable coffee cups, and Bristol City Council recently voted to charge for cups in all its buildings, United Kingdom officials have so far been loathe to commit to a similar scheme, with Resources Minister Therese Coffey commenting in November that voluntary action was already bei...

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  • Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey
Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey

Comey also revealed previous year that he had provided one of his memos on his encounters with Trump to The New York Times through a trusted friend to prompt the appointment of a special counsel in the bureau's Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Haley Warns Palestinians: No Talks, No Aid
Haley Warns Palestinians: No Talks, No Aid

Political prisoners must be freed. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is the largest source of aid for Palestinian refugees and has founded Palestinian schools in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. "We all know that's complete nonsense", she scoffed. "The demonstrations are completely spontaneous", Haley said. The...

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  • Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Four Months
Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Four Months

Sub-indices for production and new orders came in at 54 and 53.4, respectively, down from 54.3 and 53.6 last month, but well above the boom-bust line of 50. Commenting on the Nikkei India Manufacturing PMI data, Economist at IHS Markit, Aashna Dodhia, said: "The sector continues to face some turbulence as delayed customer payments contributed...

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  • IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours
IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours

However, the healthcare services in government hospitals will continue as usual. OPD services in Karnataka's Hubli and other cities in the states were also affected. Tandon also said: "The current MCI is a democratically elected body where we have almost 80 percent elected members and 20 percent nominated by the government".

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  • Second ship 'broke oil sanctions on Kim'
Second ship 'broke oil sanctions on Kim'

Kim, wearing a Western-style grey suit and tie, said in his customary annual address his country had achieved the historic feat of "completing" its nuclear forces and added he has a nuclear button on his desk. But Park did not refer to Kim's order to mass-produce nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles, as well as speeding up their deployment. ...

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  • Multiple Officers Shot, Injured in Colorado
Multiple Officers Shot, Injured in Colorado

Donald Trump has tweeted his condolences to the victims of the shooting in Highlands Ranch suburb south of Denver, Colorado. The suspect rammed a DCSO marked unit causing injury to a deputy. "All of them were shot very, very quickly", he said. Parrish was with the sheriff's office for seven months. The sheriff's office said that the suspect ...

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  • Buhari appoints Rev Chris Utov, buried April 2017
Buhari appoints Rev Chris Utov, buried April 2017

Late Senator Francis Okpozo, was on Friday named among the 1,467 chairmen and members of the Federal Government Boards approved by President Muhammadu Buhari . He said: "This list is a historical list". Malam Garba Shehu, the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Satur...

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  • Case registered against Asha Kumari for 'slapping' constable
Case registered against Asha Kumari for 'slapping' constable

However, the Congress MLA has apologized saying that she shouldn't have lost her temper. Later in the day, during an address post the meeting Gandhi said, "I am not happy at it". Asha Kumari, the MLA, is a senior Congress leader. "I should nearly be of her mother's age". MLA Asha Kumari had grabbed her home seat, Dalhousie, during the Himacha...

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  • Will Viswanathan Anand finally get the Bharat Ratna he deserves?
Will Viswanathan Anand finally get the Bharat Ratna he deserves?

On Wednesday Anand had beaten Norwegian prodigy and reigning classical World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in a Round 9 clash and ended the day in joint second place. Anand beat Fedoseev 2-0 in the two-game tie-break to ensure that his awe-inspiring show reaches its logical conclusion. But it has been the most wonderful surprise.

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  • Activist Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies after heart attack
Activist Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies after heart attack

Garner's oldest daughter, Erica, became a prominent activist and outspoken critic of police misconduct after her father's death. The friend running her Twitter account posted she had suffered brain damage. I'm speaking out, me being his daughter", she said in the ad. Garner urged unity in the social justice movement and sought to mend fissures a...

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  • Iran caught off-guarded on second day of country-wide protests
Iran caught off-guarded on second day of country-wide protests

In Mashhad, some chanted "not Gaza, not Lebanon, my life for Iran", a reference to what protesters say is the administration's focus on foreign rather than domestic issues. Videos published by a small reformist media group, Nazar, showed people in Mashhad chanting "Death to Rouhani". The report quoted the security deputy of Tehran's governor, M...

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  • China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer
China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

Trump's tweet came after a South Korean newspaper published what it said were US spy satellite images of Chinese ships selling oil to North Korean ships. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she had no information following Chosun's report , but said "the Chinese government has been completely and strictly enforcing Security Coun...

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  • British woman jailed over 'daft' smuggling of painkillers
British woman jailed over 'daft' smuggling of painkillers

The 33-year-old claimed she didn't know they were illegal and had taken them for her Egyptian lover Omar Caboo's bad back. Many in Egypt are addicted to the opiate. He said: "Laura, most of all, will be absolutely devastated". She will probably be dead if she has to stay in there for three years. The painkiller is legal in the United Kingdom bu...

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  • Pres. Trump Slams FBI Over Use of Unverified 'Dossier' in Russia Probe
Pres. Trump Slams FBI Over Use of Unverified 'Dossier' in Russia Probe

The dossier was a collection of unverified claims about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. "And they used this Crooked Hillary pile of garbage as the basis for going after the Trump Campaign!" Trump commented on the dossier after former Congressman Jason Chaffetz dismissed the document as "bogus" in an interview on Fox & Friends...

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  • Russia Ready to Be Mediator between US, North Korea
Russia Ready to Be Mediator between US, North Korea

Russian Federation is ready and willing to mediate talks between the United States and North Korea, a high-ranking Kremlin official said Tuesday. Russian Federation and China have the relatively closest diplomatic relations with insular North Korea, which poses a nuclear threat to its neighbor South Korea and that country's allies Japan and the...

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  • From student leader to Himachal CM: Jai Ram Thakur summits hill state
From student leader to Himachal CM: Jai Ram Thakur summits hill state

The BJP's chief ministerial candidate, Prem Kumar Dhumal, released a signed statement saying that he was not in the race for the chief minister's post, after sensing that the central leadership was miffed at lobbying for the post despite his losing the Assembly election from the Sujanpur constituency.

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  • Christmas celebrated with enthusiasm, fervour in J&K
Christmas celebrated with enthusiasm, fervour in J&K

The churches of the city have been decorated and thousands of people visited the holy places to celebrate the Pagan holiday. Christmas was celebrated on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir with traditional enthusiasm and religious fervour with members of the small population of Christians in the valley thronging churches for Mass as special prayers were ...

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  • BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies
BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies

He is now being treated at Eden Medical Center. Another officer in the vehicle, Jonathan Velasquez, was treated at a hospital for lacerations and released Monday, said Sgt. Sanchez said he believes that the suspect was "coming home from a party and had obviously had too much to drink and maybe too much to smoke". Gov. Jerry Brown said in a state...

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  • Long Island Ice Tea renames itself Long Blockchain, shares to rocket
Long Island Ice Tea renames itself Long Blockchain, shares to rocket

It will continue to run Long Island Brand Beverages LLC, which concentrates on the ready-to-drink segment of the beverage industry. But earlier this week the company announced it was changing its name to Long Blockchain corp. According to its website , the company "is already in the preliminary stages of evaluating specific opportunities involvin...

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  • Liverpool survive Arsenal fightback in six-goal thriller
Liverpool survive Arsenal fightback in six-goal thriller

Arsene Wenger's men now sit fifth in the table but with just one point separating them from fourth-placed Liverpool , Arsenal can leapfrog their rivals in to fourth with a win tonight. Liverpool is fourth with 34 points from nine wins, seven draws and two loses. Hector Bellerin swung a cross to the far post and with Liverpool defender Joe G...

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  • Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents
Elderly couple says 60 pounds of pot was for Christmas presents

York County Sheriff's deputies who pulled over an elderly couple on a traffic stop in Nebraska on Tuesday say they found 60 pounds of high-grade pot in the Toyota Tacoma with the man and woman. The elderly couple were driving from northern California to Boston and Vermont when they were stopped by the Nebraska sheriff's department. Though man...

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  • Forget the Recount: VA Race to Be Decided by Drawing Name
Forget the Recount: VA Race to Be Decided by Drawing Name

A seat in the House of Delegates that remains undecided will either leave Republicans in control of the chamber or split the House evenly, forcing the GOP to share power with Democrats for the first time in 17 years. During the recount, election officials were presented with an overvote. In most states ― about 35 total, according to a Washingt...

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  • Atletico Madrid files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against FC Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann
Atletico Madrid files Federation Internationale de Football Association case against FC Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann

It is believed that Atletico Madrid are set to report FC Barcelona for reportedly approaching Antoine Griezmann . McLeman reported the Red Devils were linked with a move for the player ahead of this campaign, with Griezmann himself teasing there was a "six out of 10" chance of him making the switch to Old Trafford.

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  • United States vice president postpones visit, but envoy still coming
United States vice president postpones visit, but envoy still coming

Therefore, to get the most out of the trip, the Vice President will now be traveling in mid-January. Officials denied that Pence's decision was motivated by a wave of deadly protests in the wake of Trump's deeply controversial decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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  • Israel Threatens Teenage Girl Who Slapped A Soldier. Who is Ahed Tamimi?
Israel Threatens Teenage Girl Who Slapped A Soldier. Who is Ahed Tamimi?

The video , filmed amid ongoing protests last Friday, shows Tamimi along with two other women, telling two armed Israeli soldiers to remove themselves from her property. As the daughter of parents who are leading activists in the popular struggle against the occupation in the village of Nabi Saleh, she has been part of the struggle her entire life...

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  • US vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Donald Trump Jerusalem decision
US vetoes UN call for withdrawal of Donald Trump Jerusalem decision

The UN draft resolution affirmed "that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded in compliance with relevant resolutions of the Security Council".

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  • Trump Transition Team Is Claiming Mueller Unlawfully Obtained Campaign E-mails
Trump Transition Team Is Claiming Mueller Unlawfully Obtained Campaign E-mails

But here's how Mueller got those emails, according to the picture of events emerging on Sunday: According to CNN , he simply asked the General Services Administration, which hosted the.gov domain on which the emails were stored, to hand them over.

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  • Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations over Trump's Israel decision
Nazareth cancels Christmas celebrations over Trump's Israel decision

He added: 'Our identity and faith aren't up for debate'. "The decision has taken away the joy of the holiday, and we will thus cancel the festivities this year". And this is not their first such act in response to the Trump announcement. Protests have rocked the Middle East and Muslim countries in Asia, and several people have died as a resul...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Lake, Porter Counties
Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Lake, Porter Counties

Accumulation of 6 to 10 inches of lake effect snow could be seen in some areas. For Thursday in the Harrisburg area, expect gradually clearing skies, with a high near 32 and wind gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. Low around 22. There will be a 20 percent chance or snow at night. Sunday: Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with a few light rain...

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  • Turns out 'recommended' Premium gas doesn't do much
Turns out 'recommended' Premium gas doesn't do much

States with the highest average gas prices: Hawaii ($3.29), Alaska ($3.22), California ($3.15), Washington ($2.91), OR ($2.78), Pennsylvania ($2.73), Nevada ($2.72), CT ($2.69), NY ($2.67) and Montana ($2.62). A series of tests were conducted to determine whether the use of premium gasoline resulted in improved fuel economy and increased performa...

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  • OIC Should Declare Jerusalem As Capital City Of Palestine
OIC Should Declare Jerusalem As Capital City Of Palestine

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif are also accompanying the prime minister on the trip, said in a press release by the PM Office. The paper included the following as among the possible "initiatives": ending joint political military and economic projects with Israel; calling on all member states to cut t...

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  • White House to release results of Trump's next physical after slurred speech
White House to release results of Trump's next physical after slurred speech

The contentious decision has heightened tensions in the area, which is already fraught, and many took to Ivanka's post to express their concerns using a hashtag in Arabic that translates to "Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine" as well as "Free Palestine", and #SavePalestine.

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