Passenger vehicle hit by avalanche in J&K, seven trapped

An avalanche also hit the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel in the Project Beacon area. Police official told Kashmir Life over the phone that rescue operation is going on to trace out the missing people. "Our team has reached the area and h... More..

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Rep. Cummings hospitalized with knee infection
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Rep. Cummings hospitalized with knee infection

It's unclear how long he'll remain hospitalized. Longtime Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings was hospitalized on Friday, leading his wife to suspend her run for governor, according to a report. Hours bef...More..

Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected

A spokesman for the Etowah County Sheriff's Department said the fire is under investigation by the Arson Task Force, but no charges have been filed. Johnson , who is now staying at a motel, told AL.com that ...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

4 killed, including boy, in shooting inside Santa Clarita home

Scott Shoemaker of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station was asked to confirm reports of four people dead at the Startree location. The supposed murder weapon, a handgun, was recovered from the scene, Lt...More..

Twitter Defends Its Refusal to Suspend Trump's Account
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Twitter Defends Its Refusal to Suspend Trump's Account

Now there are calls for Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey - who has characterized Trump's use of the platform as "fascinating" and "complicated" - to step down or be fired if the company doesn't ban Trump, including ...More..

'Strong' Military Action Against North Korea Still An Option, Tillerson Says
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

'Strong' Military Action Against North Korea Still An Option, Tillerson Says

Tillerson said it took him a while to learn how to best communicate with Trump, who he did not know before becoming secretary of state. So we don't have a lot of history and past. Tillerson defended the Preside...More..

Big storm brings winter to Florida, Georgia
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Big storm brings winter to Florida, Georgia

At least six people have died and more than 4,000 USA flights have been canceled due to a massive winter storm hitting the East Coast, with heavy snow, gusty winds and the coldest air of the season, ABC New...More..

Josh Mandel, The Trumpian Ohio Senate Candidate, Drops Out Of Race
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Josh Mandel, The Trumpian Ohio Senate Candidate, Drops Out Of Race

In an email to supporters, the Republican cited an unspecified health issue his wife is battling as the reason for his decision. "In other words, I need to be there". Mandel was widely considered to be the fr...More..

Trump Speaks With Mitt Romney As He Weighs Senate Bid
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Trump Speaks With Mitt Romney As He Weighs Senate Bid

Late a year ago, reports tracked his conversations with supporters, donors and advisors from former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt and conservative pundit Bill Kristol, who openly told Politico he hoped Romney would ...More..

Border officials: RV found packed with pot; Phoenix man arrested
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Border officials: RV found packed with pot; Phoenix man arrested

Hunt, Jr. On Dec. 30, CBP officers referred Habib Muhammed, a USA citizen traveling from Canada to the United States, to a secondary inspection. CBP says this was the second largest marijuana seizure in Por...More..

Iran blames CIA for week of protests; US denies any role [document]
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Iran blames CIA for week of protests; US denies any role [document]

Mohammad Jafar Montazeri said Thursday that the "main protector" of the agitation plan was an American national called Michael Andrea, a man he claims is a former Central Intelligence Agency agent who formed a ...More..

Donald Trump: China 'Caught Red Handed' Selling Oil to North Korea
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Donald Trump: China 'Caught Red Handed' Selling Oil to North Korea

China said the measures would be affective January 6. The measures follow increased Security Council penalties imposed following the North's ballistic missile test on November 29. The South Korean announcemen...More..

Senior Republican refers Trump-Russia dossier author for possible charges
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Senior Republican refers Trump-Russia dossier author for possible charges

Grassley and Graham, both members of the Senate Judiciary Committtee, have accused Steele of making false statements to the USA government about the "distribution" of the document's claims. The statement notes ...More..

In Rajya Sabha, PM Modi Walks up to Manmohan Singh, Shakes Hands
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

In Rajya Sabha, PM Modi Walks up to Manmohan Singh, Shakes Hands

While addressing the people, PM Modi lauded BR Ambedkar's contribution to the nation. Giving the examples of the Jan Dhan Yojana, the construction of toilets, and rural electrification, the Prime Minister sai...More..

Triple Talaq Bill Pushed Back As Winter Session Ends
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Triple Talaq Bill Pushed Back As Winter Session Ends

The opposition raised the terror incident in Kashmir, in which five CRPF personnel were killed, also raised concerns over the first National Register of Citizens draft in Assam, which had several prominent name...More..

West Bengal gets a State emblem, designed by Mamata
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

West Bengal gets a State emblem, designed by Mamata

If there is trouble in Assam, there will be trouble in Bengal. "As far as NRC is concerned, everything is being supervised by the Supreme Court". "The West Bengal CM's statement is extremely unfortunate". T...More..

Thousands hit in Tamil Nadu as transport unions go on strike
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Thousands hit in Tamil Nadu as transport unions go on strike

Earlier in the day, the leaders of 45 trade unions of the state transport bodies held talks with Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar for various demands, including the clearance of pending dues and revision in ...More..

U.S. sanctions Iranian firms tied to missile program
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

U.S. sanctions Iranian firms tied to missile program

The Trump administration sanctioned five "key" Iranian entities it says are involved in the country's ballistic missile program. Although the sanctions were not directly related to the antigovernment prot...More..

Rep. Ron DeSantis enters Florida's governor's race
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Rep. Ron DeSantis enters Florida's governor's race

DeSantis is among a handful of Republican lawmakers who have openly pushed to curtail Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation. He is a favorite of c...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation launches new probe into Clinton Foundation
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation launches new probe into Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation inquiry is separate from the FBI's high-profile investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, though Republicans have said that ...More..

Zimbabwean president says will not form coalition government with opposition
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Zimbabwean president says will not form coalition government with opposition

But some members of the MDC believe it's time Tsvangirai stepped down. Mnangagwa has previously indicated polls could be held as early as March, and is under pressure from civil society, would-be investors an...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Israeli jets bombard Hamas positions in Gaza

Hundreds of Egyptian soldiers, police officers and civilians have been killed in fighting the bitter Islamic insurgency in the Sinai. The video began with a clip of that announcement from the White House. Relat...More..

Lawmakers briefed by Yale psychiatrist on Trump's mental health
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Lawmakers briefed by Yale psychiatrist on Trump's mental health

Bandy X. Lee on Capitol Hill in early December about President Donald Trump's fitness to be president - and Lee has been asked to speak with additional lawmakers, anxious about the President's mental state ,...More..

White supremacist charged with terror attack on Amtrak train
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

White supremacist charged with terror attack on Amtrak train

FBI Special Agent Monte Czaplewski said there was probable cause to believe that electronic devices possessed by Wilson and firearms owned by him "have been used for or obtained in anticipation of engaging in ...More..

Sears, Kmart to close 100 more stores, including 1 in NJ
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Sears, Kmart to close 100 more stores, including 1 in NJ

Sears Holdings is closing more than 100 stores in the next few months, as it continues to reduce its footprint in the wake of a yearslong sales decline. "In the process, as previously announced we will contin...More..

Sneaky rat stowaway forces cancellation of Alaska Airlines flight
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Sneaky rat stowaway forces cancellation of Alaska Airlines flight

Nearly all flights have been canceled at Bradley International Airport on Thursday as a blizzard dumps snow on CT and many airlines are waiving fees due to the blizzard . "I understand potentially eating wires...More..

After nationwide search, Texas girls found safe
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

After nationwide search, Texas girls found safe

On January 3, 2018, various tips led the Las Animas County Sheriff's Office in Colorado to find the Hyundai near the town of Cuchara, Colo.in Huerfano County. At first, investigators believed Miles left for Lou...More..

Dalit protestors try to disrupt traffic, stop rail services in Thane
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Dalit protestors try to disrupt traffic, stop rail services in Thane

There were protests near Govandi station of the Harbour line. Streets in Mumbai were deserted on Wednesday as hundreds of Dalit protesters blocked roads and train lines and attacked buses, forcing transport...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, Deputy US AG meet House Speaker on Trump-Russia probe
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief, Deputy US AG meet House Speaker on Trump-Russia probe

Devin Nunes , a California Republican, said in a statement . FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) Wednesday to discuss the ne...More..

Secondary school pupils 'ill-equipped to cope' with stress of social media
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Secondary school pupils 'ill-equipped to cope' with stress of social media

Saying she is anxious many children transitioning into Year 7 are "ill-equipped" to be able to "cope with the sudden demands of social media", the commissioner called on schools and social media companies to ...More..

Iranians hold rallies to denounce riots
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Iranians hold rallies to denounce riots

All those cities have seen protests in recent days. He added that he would address the nation about the protests "when the time is right". In this context, Donald Trump's response, whippinging protesters ag...More..

Hospital Bosses To Update Health Minister On Overcrowding
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Hospital Bosses To Update Health Minister On Overcrowding

Yesterday was only the fourth occasion when the number of sick waiting for treatment on trolleys or crammed into already full wards has passed the 600 mark. Dr Kelleher said hospitals had plans in place for han...More..

Fuel subsidy: FG, oil marketers meet Wednesday
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Fuel subsidy: FG, oil marketers meet Wednesday

One of the recommendations was working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to fix an exchange rate of N204 to a dollar for importers, which will enable them to sell petrol at N145. On whether such people a...More..

Syrian Civilians Reported Killed East of Damascus
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Syrian Civilians Reported Killed East of Damascus

Earlier, the ministry said a Mi-24 helicopter had crash-landed in Syria on December 31 due to a technical fault and two pilots died. The ministry said two Russian service personnel were killed in a mortar...More..

SA's NSC examination results to be announced
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

SA's NSC examination results to be announced

Even though Free State dropped by 2.2% from a year ago, it retained its number one spot by being the best performing province and achieved 86%. At least 72.5% of matrics passed the national senior certifica...More..