Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Russian Federation loses connection with African space satellite Russian Federation loses connection with African space satellite

The Angosat project was agreed by Russian Federation and Angola in 2009 and includes the satellite, its launch, and on-ground infrastructure in a suburb of the capital Luanda. South Africa uses its satellite to collect environmental disasters data, G...

Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health

Her lawyer insisted she had no criminal intent in bringing in the tablets, which her family said were for her Egyptian partner. She has been detained in Egypt since her arrest. The family also explained that Plummer was forced to sign documents in Ar...

Surveen Chawla announces her marriage after two years of getting hitched! Surveen Chawla announces her marriage after two years of getting hitched!

According to Pinkvilla.com, "They got married in 2015, with only family and a handful of industry friends in attendance". Here we are talking about the bold and attractive actress Surveen Chawla , who became a popular face with Television daily so...

Tuesday forecast: Morning snow otherwise very cold today Tuesday forecast: Morning snow otherwise very cold today

It will be very cold tonight with lows in the teens and wind chill values in the single digits. Wind chills will be near zero Wednesday morning and will not change much during the day. The pattern is a cold one with the coldest weather yet in sto...

Trump Vows To Get 'Back To Work' After Christmas, Plays Golf Instead

Meanwhile, CNN reported the president has also visited Trump National Golf Club in Northern Virginia 23 times and spent several days at Trump Tower in NY this summer. The first item on the agenda: a round of golf at his Florida club. Whil...

Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Medical evacuations in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus has begun, the Red Cross has said. The evacuations came as a group of Syrian rebels, pinned down in a strategic area where the Israeli and Lebanese borders meet with Syria, s...

Kang comments on comfort women report Kang comments on comfort women report

Tokyo says the matter of compensation for the women was settled under a 1965 treaty with Seoul. South Korea said today a 2015 deal meant to end a festering dispute with Japan over Tokyo's wartime sex slavery was faulty, reopening a historical wound...

Portion of famous White House tree to be cut down Portion of famous White House tree to be cut down

The document said, "Without the extensive cabling system, the tree would have fallen years ago. It is hard to predict when and how many more will fail". It had become a safety hazard after decades of decay, according to the White House. It was believ...

China halts oil product exports to N China halts oil product exports to N

The same data shows that China's exports of corn to North Korea decreased by 82 percent, comparing to a year earlier, while rice exports plunged 64 percent. "We have already established a set of effective operating mechanisms and methods", she said a...

Modi government distances itself from Hegde's remarks Modi government distances itself from Hegde's remarks

Giving reasons why he chose to make such a shocking announcement, Pattedar said that he announced the "bounty" because Hegde's comment had pained Dalits, Muslims, backward classes and secular people. Those who call themselves secular are like people ...

Oklahomans wrap up the year with some of the lowest gas prices Oklahomans wrap up the year with some of the lowest gas prices

Ogden- $2.40/g, down 1.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.41/g. Despite the incremental jump, motorists in 33 states are paying less on the week – as much as nine cents. And despite the fact prices are going up locally, they're still lower than...

Australian woman faces verdict in Malaysia drugs case Australian woman faces verdict in Malaysia drugs case

Maria Exposto, from Sydney , was caught with 1.1 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014. But customs officials noticed an item inside that appeared "green" during scans of Exposto's belongings at Kuala Lum...

Russia Won't Let Prominent Putin Critic Run For President After All Russia Won't Let Prominent Putin Critic Run For President After All

Mr Navalny's comments came after he was barred from competing in next March's vote because of a corruption conviction which he says is politically motivated. His campaign said more than 15,000 people endorsed him nationwide. Opinion polls say that Pu...

Hundreds killed as monster storm consumes the Phillipines Hundreds killed as monster storm consumes the Phillipines

Regional officials quoted by the Rappler website said there were 127 fatalities in Lanao del Norte, up to 50 in the Zamboanga peninsula and at least 18 in Lanao del Sur. It had gathered strength, with maximum winds of 120km/h (75 mph). A police off...

European Union questions Russia's 2018 vote after Navalny decision European Union questions Russia's 2018 vote after Navalny decision

The Russian authorities' decision to bar opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running in next year's presidential election raises questions about the vote, the European Union's foreign service said in a statement on Tuesday. Russian Federation will ...

Jairam Thakur Thanks PM, Amit Shah On Being Anointed CM Jairam Thakur Thanks PM, Amit Shah On Being Anointed CM

The Ridge Ground turned saffron with BJP flags fluttering all around and cut outs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Jai Ram Thakur dominating the scene. This is the first time in the state's history that a leader from Mandi h...

BJP wrests both seats from Congress in Arunachal, retains UP seat BJP wrests both seats from Congress in Arunachal, retains UP seat

Itanagar: The ruling BJP on Sunday won the Pakke-Kasang and 28-Likabali Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, a victory which chief minister Pema Khandu said was a ideal Christmas gift for the state. Congress candidate Modam Dini polled 362 votes and...

Pro-Trump Singer Files Sexual Assault Report Against Corey Lewandowski Pro-Trump Singer Files Sexual Assault Report Against Corey Lewandowski

When Villa expressed her displeasure and mentioned filing a complaint, she claims Lewandowski replied: "Go ahead, I work in the private sector". The singer told Politico that she initially told authorities she wanted to file a sexual harassment c...

Canada expels Venezuela's top diplomat in tit-for-tat row Canada expels Venezuela's top diplomat in tit-for-tat row

Venezuela also declared Canada's charge d'affaires, Craig Kowalik, persona non grata on Saturday, prompting Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland to respond by expelling Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernandez, Venezuela's ambassador to the countr...

Staying Below Average Next 7 Days Staying Below Average Next 7 Days

It is cold on Thursday in the mid and upper 20s and skies are mostly sunny. Winds N 5-15 miles per hour producing wind chills in the single digits both above and below zero. Then the cold will intensify as the week goes on, with highs in the upper ...

8-Year-Old falls through ice in southern Utah pond 8-Year-Old falls through ice in southern Utah pond

Washington County sheriff's Sgt Aaron Thompson opted to try and rescue the boy instead of waiting for the other emergency crews to arrive. Crouse says the boy was airlifted to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. The sheriff's office provided a p...

Uber reportedly selling failed leasing business to Fair.com Uber reportedly selling failed leasing business to Fair.com

Neither Uber nor Fair.com responded to a request for comment. Uber in September announced it was closing Xchange Leasing , a subsidiary launched roughly two years earlier to lease vehicles directly to drivers. Uber also merged its Chinese division...

Soldier-slapping Palestinian girl remanded for another 4 days Soldier-slapping Palestinian girl remanded for another 4 days

In her version of the incident, shared in front of the court during a hearing last week, Ahed said that the same soldiers featured in the video had shot her cousin in the head with a rubber bullet an hour prior to the filmed encounter. The residents ...

Trump's action on Jerusalem 'null and void — United Nations assembly Trump's action on Jerusalem 'null and void — United Nations assembly

He said he would be watching the vote: "Let them vote against us". The Palestinians' UN envoy, Riyad Mansour, described the result as a "massive setback" for the US. They know it won't provide better healthcare for the people of Ramallah. Forme...

Congress condemns Pakistan for insulting Kulbhushan Jadhav's kin Congress condemns Pakistan for insulting Kulbhushan Jadhav's kin

The reply, which was submitted by the Foreign Office's Director (India), Fariha Bugti, also claimed that Jadhav's case does not fall under the purview of the Vienna Convention. "The Pakistani press was allowed on multiple occasions to approach family...

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