Thursday February 22-nd, 2018

Former Fox News Anchor Named Miss America Chairwoman Former Fox News Anchor Named Miss America Chairwoman

They've spoken: Gretchen Carlson is their new pageant mom. But critics of the organization, including Carlson, who won the Miss America title in 1989, said the steps were not sufficient to clean house at the pageant. Commenting on the public sc...

Extreme Cold Forces Schools To Delay Opening On Tuesday Extreme Cold Forces Schools To Delay Opening On Tuesday

Typically, the opening bell at the high school rings at 7:10 a.m. It was not known whether school would be delayed any other days this week. Luten said that 81 buses wouldn't start this morning, but by 9 a.m. Busses will also run on a two-hour de...

Which Insiders Are Selling United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)?

Bollard Gp Ltd Com holds 0.02% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Griffin Asset owns 12,745 shares or 0.28% of their U.S. portfolio. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500. The stock has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesda...

Brazil prison gang riot sees nine dead, dozens escaped Brazil prison gang riot sees nine dead, dozens escaped

The attackers set mattresses on fire when they entered the neighbouring corridors and burned the bodies of those killed. According to local media, 106 prisoners escaped the prison in the city of GoiĆ¢nia, near the capital of Brasilia. A riot in th...

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

She said: "We must speak with one voice to expose the regime for what it is a threat to the piece and security of the entire world". Some protesters in the country's capital reportedly chanted "death to Rouhani", referring to Iran's President Has...

Envoy to China, Vijay Keshav Gokhale is new foreign secretary Envoy to China, Vijay Keshav Gokhale is new foreign secretary

In the Delhi Durbar (which features the latest gossips in the bureaucratic circles in New Delhi ) column of the issue dated January 1, 2018, Dilip Bobb predicted that Vijay Gokhale (Read the story here) could get the coveted post of Foreign Secretar...

Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change Hundreds of thousands of workers face deportation as Trump pushes visa change

After the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) further tightened H-1B Visas requirements, and thousands of Green-Card applications waiting for approval, many Indians are taking a flight back to their homeland. And if this proposal will be implemente...

Shot Dead In New Years Day Attack On Worshippers Shot Dead In New Years Day Attack On Worshippers

Unknown gunmen on January 1 killed no fewer than 16 persons, including women and children, who were on their way back from the New Year cross-over church service. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet, but suspicion falls on an armed...

Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the boy and his three siblings were left in Montgomery's care while their mother was at work. The child's brothers explained to investigators they were forced to watch Montgomery punch Brice R...

New York City to install 1500 barriers to prevent vehicle ramming attacks New York City to install 1500 barriers to prevent vehicle ramming attacks

Andrew M. Cuomo, who has since feuded with the mayor, and Hillary and Bill Clinton, who swore de Blasio into office the last time. "The bottom line is that what Mayor de Blasio and his administration understand", said Sanders, a USA senator from Ve...

Water main break creates geyser in Boston Water main break creates geyser in Boston

The power was restored before 2 p.m. Crews initially said the break was small enough to hold off on repairs to let the school finish the day, but since then have needed to shut the main down. Right now, the road is down to one lane. "The extreme ...

13 monkeys die after 'devastating' fire at Woburn Safari Park 13 monkeys die after 'devastating' fire at Woburn Safari Park

The park said in a statement: "Staff and fire crews attended the scene, however devastatingly for everyone at the park, none of the thirteen animals could be saved". Young patas monkeys at the Southwicks Zoo in Millville, Massachussetts, U.S. Photo...

U.S. servicemember killed in combat in Afghanistan on New Year's Day U.S. servicemember killed in combat in Afghanistan on New Year's Day

General John Nicholson, commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), paid tribute to the fallen soldier on Twitter, writing: "We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own". Seven of the 11 killed in combat died in Nangarhar province. Ame...

Sen. Franken stepping down; former congresswoman Bachmann considering run Sen. Franken stepping down; former congresswoman Bachmann considering run

She said she's apprehensive about returning to the political climate today, which is "like nothing we've ever seen before". But there's also a price you pay. Bachmann dropped out of the presidential race in January 2012 after a sixth-place showing ...

Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate

After cycling through his accomplishments and the praise he has received from President Trump , Hatch called himself a "fighter", but also acknowledged "every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves". "After much prayer and discussion with fam...

2 die in climbing accident on South Africa's Table Mountain 2 die in climbing accident on South Africa's Table Mountain

Two climbers were killed abseiling on Cape Town's Table Mountain on New Year's Day, with hundreds of tourists stranded on the summit for hours during the rescue effort, South African officials said Tuesday. It attracts more than one million visitors ...

'Snake Eggs' Discovered in School Sand Pit Baffle Experts 'Snake Eggs' Discovered in School Sand Pit Baffle Experts

A cache of eggs discovered in the sandpit of a primary school in Australia has caused alarm after being identified as those of the deadly venomous eastern brown snake, but experts have now cast doubt over the true identity of the find. "When we found...

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend threaten to sue Pizzagate conspiracy theorist Chrissy Teigen, John Legend threaten to sue Pizzagate conspiracy theorist

Though the tweet may sound silly, it did not stop igniting internet trolls and conspiracy theorists from bombarding Teigen and Legend's mentions with accusations during their supposed flight to Japan . Crokin went on to add that she had never accus...

Dead in Iran protests, president blames 'interference' by foreign powers Dead in Iran protests, president blames 'interference' by foreign powers

At least 10 people were killed overnight, in what state media said Monday were clashes between police and "armed protesters" who had attempted to infiltrate security outposts. Three other officers were wounded by gunfire from one of the protesters ...

White House Refutes Media Reports of Pence Visit Postponement to Middle East White House Refutes Media Reports of Pence Visit Postponement to Middle East

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem published a list yesterday of the foreign VIPs scheduled to make official visits to Israel in January. The visit was postponed by a day, and then again postponed to mid-January. US Vice President Mike Penc...

Here's how much snow, ice is expected to hit the Grand Strand Here's how much snow, ice is expected to hit the Grand Strand

Wherever the storm ends up tracking, driving will probably be a problem. More specific totals will be out Monday night or Tuesday morning once the storm's track comes into focus. That wind, combined with any snow, could create blizzard or blizzard-...

Trump's first 2018 tweet: Pakistan has 'given us nothing but lies & deceit' Trump's first 2018 tweet: Pakistan has 'given us nothing but lies & deceit'

And in late December, Vice President Mike Pence told American troops during a visit to Afghanistan, "President Trump has put Pakistan on notice". He also disclosed his intention of not giving any further aid to Pakistan in the future. "No, I have...

Fatah and Hamas slam 'US-enabled' Israeli resolution on West Bank annexation Fatah and Hamas slam 'US-enabled' Israeli resolution on West Bank annexation

The bill, backed by Israel's ruling right-wing coalition, was passed with 64 Knesset members voting in favour and 52 against, according to Haaretz newspaper. Now, the U.S.is expected to relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which would b...

Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards

West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the USA oil benchmark on the Nymex Exchange, rose above the $60 a barrel level on 27 December - traditionally a period of very low volumes on commodity exchanges. Global benchmark Brent crude futures ended the year wit...

Protester kills policeman as Iran bloodshed worsens Protester kills policeman as Iran bloodshed worsens

The towns are all in Iran's central Isfahan province, some 350 kilometers (215 miles) south of Tehran . The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, began on Thursday in Mashhad over Iran's weak...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT