Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Dozens missing after 2 vessels collide off China coast Dozens missing after 2 vessels collide off China coast

The tanker was sailing from Iran to South Korea, carrying 136,000 tonnes of condensate, an ultra-light crude, Reuters reported. South Korean coast guard also sent a ship and an airplane to aid the search effort. All 21 Chinese crew on board the H...

UP farmers throw potatoes at Adityanath's residence to protest govt policies UP farmers throw potatoes at Adityanath's residence to protest govt policies

It's an organized conspiracy to malign the Yogi Adityanath government. They were peeved with the government for fixing Rs 487 as the minimum support price for a quintal of potato, and not Rs 1,000 as they had demanded. News18 quoted a farmer leader, ...

Pakistan blacklists Hafiz Saeed's JuD, 72 other groups Pakistan blacklists Hafiz Saeed's JuD, 72 other groups

Those giving funds to such individuals or groups may face "five to 10 years in jail or up to Rs 10 million fine or both", it said. The news was first reported by The Hindu . In January previous year, the Pakistan government had launched a crackd...

Did Pakistan leader Imran Khan secretly marry his spiritual guide? Did Pakistan leader Imran Khan secretly marry his spiritual guide?

According to a bombshell report by leading daily The News , the marriage ceremony, that did not garner media spotlight, took place on the night of January 1 in Lahore with only a few guests invited to the event, a claim now denied by the senior part...

Massive Fire Breaks Out Mumbai's Cinevista in Kanjurmarg Area Massive Fire Breaks Out Mumbai's Cinevista in Kanjurmarg Area

Fire tenders have rushed to the spot and the situation has been brought under control. The incident comes days after the major fire that engulfed Kamala Mills Compound in Lower Parel on December 26, last year. As per the official website of Cinev...

Saudi Arabia changes Aramco status to joint-stock company

Last year, the Saudi government rounded up dozens of royals and government officials in what they billed as a crackdown on corruption, which further strengthened the powers Crown Prince Mohammed has gathered in recent years. The meteoric rise of 32...

Man ripped off chicken heads in jealous rage: cops Man ripped off chicken heads in jealous rage: cops

DeVito says Ulrich became enraged and told his friend to drive to the homes of the people pictured with his wife. Authorities in Milford said Gregory Ulrich , 28, also smashed the windows of cars with an ax while leaning out of a auto driven by J...

Officials call off fishing tournament after angler goes missing on Lake Okeechobee Officials call off fishing tournament after angler goes missing on Lake Okeechobee

Searchers found his partner and his boat, but Kayler is still missing. FLW released an update that Kisiah was found alive late Thursday night with his boat which as you can see in the clip below had been wrecked at some point during the first day o...

More than a dozen dead as powerful blizzard batters United States east coast

Every East Coast state from ME to Georgia has either a winter weather advisory, a winter storm warning or a blizzard warning. "With high winds and some beach erosion they're calling for some flooding so that may be the only concern that we woul...

U.S. denies claims that $125M payment to UNRWA has already been frozen U.S. denies claims that $125M payment to UNRWA has already been frozen

The [three anonymous Western] diplomats added that USA officials told United Nations officials in the last two days that President Trump is considering totally cutting the part of the funding which was frozen, and is even considering cutting up to $1...

Kendrick Lamar and SZA Just Dropped 2018's First Certifiable Banger Kendrick Lamar and SZA Just Dropped 2018's First Certifiable Banger

Marvel will team with Grammy victor Kendrick Lamar for the Black Panther soundtrack , which will consist of "music from and inspired by" the movie itself. "I'm truly honored to contribute my knowledge of producing sound and writing music alongsid...

President HW Bush offers condolences on passing of astronaut John Young President HW Bush offers condolences on passing of astronaut John Young

He flew twice during the two-man Gemini missions of the mid-1960s, twice to the moon during NASA's Apollo program, and twice more aboard the new space shuttle Columbia in the early 1980s. Howell Jr. Young finally walked on the moon himself in 1972 ...

JMU Set For FCS National Championship JMU Set For FCS National Championship

It's #1 vs. #2 showdown. The FCS tournament ends with the top two seeds playing. The Dukes boast the FCS' top defense at 10.7 points allowed per game while the Bison rank second (11.5). Fans of both Montana and Montana State are well aware of how r...

Iran's top diplomat: United Nations meeting on protests a USA 'blunder' Iran's top diplomat: United Nations meeting on protests a USA 'blunder'

Iran's Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo slammed the meeting as a "farce" and a "waste of time" and said the Council should instead focus on addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or the war in Yemen. "We must be wary of any attempt to exploit this...

Republican donor Mercer says she does not support Bannon's statements -Wash Post Republican donor Mercer says she does not support Bannon's statements -Wash Post

In a tweet blasting a new tell-all book, Trump claimed that Bannon "cried when he got fired and begged for his job". This is outrageous even by POTUS standards. "It sticks all together ..." Mercer also told WaPo that she would still be supporting...

IPL 2018: Ricky Ponting appointed as Delhi Daredevils head coach IPL 2018: Ricky Ponting appointed as Delhi Daredevils head coach

Ponting will be assisting the current head coach Darren Lehman in Australia's T20 tri-series against England and New Zealand in February. According to reports in the Australian media, talks are still on with Ricky Ponting to prepare the Australian te...

Saudi arrests 11 princes over anti-austerity protest Saudi arrests 11 princes over anti-austerity protest

The princes also demanded financial compensation for a ruling against one of their cousins, said the Gulf News report, quoting Saudi news site Sabq and Al Marsad. The kingdom's push to diversify its oil-dependent economy has been linked to the arrest...

What is a 'bomb cyclone?' Monster storm moves up the East Coast What is a 'bomb cyclone?' Monster storm moves up the East Coast

It's a term that does not describe the storm, but it describes a rapid deepening of a low-pressure system. A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and SC...

Malaysia agrees to allow USA firm to resume MH370 search Malaysia agrees to allow USA firm to resume MH370 search

The governments of Malaysia, China and Australia called off the 1,046-day official search on January 17 past year. "In a note dated 5 January 2018, next-of-kin were advised the Government of Malaysia has engaged Ocean Infinity to undertake furthe...

Kamala mills fire: One of Mojo's Bistro pub owners arrested Kamala mills fire: One of Mojo's Bistro pub owners arrested

The N.M. Joshi Marg police booked Kripesh Sanghavi, Jigar Sanghavi, and Abhijeet Mankar of Sigrid Ospitalia, which runs 1Above, for culpable homicide not amounting to murder under the Indian Penal Code. The fire department has further highlighted i...

Border inspections of electronic devices hits record high Border inspections of electronic devices hits record high

The rules apply to cellphones, tablets, computers, cameras and other digital devices. The record month was in August, with 3,133 searches of electronic devices. The new guidance also lays out the types of searches officers conduct. American citiz...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi's luck finally runs out, gets evicted! Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi's luck finally runs out, gets evicted!

Bigg Boss then announced a task that required the contestants to face each other in a debate, pointing out mistakes of others and giving reasons as to why they needed to be eliminated. So for this the four nominated contestants, Hina Khan, Vikas Gup...

Winter storm forces closure of U.S. schools, offices

Boston could see minus 7 degree temperatures paired with about 12 inches of snow, forecasters say. Sporadic delays were reported on transit systems, including NY state's Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North commuter lines, as well as the Boston ar...

Trump Dissolves Controversial Election Commission Trump Dissolves Controversial Election Commission

Instead of addressing real problems like Russian hacking and solutions that improve security and accessibility, the commission was always a partisan vehicle to justify President Trump's baseless lies about why he lost the popular vote. Trump won th...

Powerful winter storm slams Valley Stream Powerful winter storm slams Valley Stream

The storm, as predicted, has been getting more powerful, a process called bombogenesis , which means its central pressure drops 24 millibars in 24 hours. The mayor said that though schools were closed Thursday, they were expected to be open Friday. ...

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