Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Gayle King: Oprah is 'intrigued by the idea' of a presidential run Gayle King: Oprah is 'intrigued by the idea' of a presidential run

Whatever. Don't laugh. I think we've learned that in politics, anything can happen now. "I also know that after years of watching "The Oprah ( Winfrey ) Show" you always have the right to change your mind". But we know the secrets about Oprah Winf...

Indian proposes solar cells duty to protect domestic jobs Indian proposes solar cells duty to protect domestic jobs

The directorate is under India's Ministry of Finance and was set up to investigate "serious injury" to the country's domestic industry as a effect of increased import of a product. Furthermore, SEZs account for about 45% of the 8,300 mw of solar modu...

Does President Trump Not Even Know The Words To The National Anthem?

Months after courting controversy by criticising NFL players who kneel during the anthem to protest racial injustice, as well as the league itself for allowing it, the president got his chance to show support for the anthem. A lot of his followers ar...

Significant snow in Sierra prompts weather alerts; warning about possible hail Significant snow in Sierra prompts weather alerts; warning about possible hail

Snow and blowing snow is likely with this storm. Plan on slippery road conditions. The map below shows possible ice accumulations. As of late Monday afternoon, the dark clouds had dropped a few hundredths of an inch in various locales across the co...

Jignesh Mevani reaches Parliament street, 'Yuva Hunkar' Rally begins Jignesh Mevani reaches Parliament street, 'Yuva Hunkar' Rally begins

While addressing the Yuva Hunkar rally in the national capital, he strongly opposed his stand against such ignorance and said that issues like love jihad and cows are being given importance instead. We do not believe in love jihad. Mevani further a...

Fodder scam: Akhilesh Yadav expresses solidarity with jailed Lalu Fodder scam: Akhilesh Yadav expresses solidarity with jailed Lalu

Initially, the police had refused to register the case, but they went to another police station. In the latest development, a CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to three-and-half years in jail and imposed fine of Rs 10 lakh...

Russian Military Repels Coordinated Drone Attack in Syria Russian Military Repels Coordinated Drone Attack in Syria

After preventing the attack, the Russian military analyzed the design of and ammunition inside the seized UAVs, saying that such drones could have been supplied to the militants only by a country that is capable of "providing satellite navigation and...

Slip-sliding down the Sahara snow Slip-sliding down the Sahara snow

News site TSA Algeria reported 40cm of snowfall that began to fall on Sunday morning. The town which is known as "The Gateway to the Desert" witnessed snowfall in December 2016 making the roads slippery and people and vehicles stranded. The Sahara'...

Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash

Metrorail has also set up a walk-in Center at its headquarters, Umjantshi House in Braamfontein near Park Station to assist the commuters who were involved in the Kroonstaad train crash. This is the second train crash in a week. Police have launche...

Edward Snowden Supports Journalist Who Broke Story, Demands Arrest of UIDAI Officials Edward Snowden Supports Journalist Who Broke Story, Demands Arrest of UIDAI Officials

Snowden, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee who blew the lid off U.S. surveillance on phone and internet communications, also said the Indian government should reform its policy to safeguard privacy of its citizens. Former NSA analys...

Fire crews tackle monstrous blaze at north-west London paint factory Fire crews tackle monstrous blaze at north-west London paint factory

A total of 15 fire engines and almost 100 firefighters and officers from Hendon and surrounding fire stations attended the blaze at the large paint factory on Waterloo Road in Staples Corner. An LFB spokesman told MailOnline: 'We were called to a fir...

Here's How Alligators Survive Freezing North Carolina Waters Here's How Alligators Survive Freezing North Carolina Waters

The cold-blooded reptiles can not generate their own body heat, but they do regulate it by changing their environment. "Pretty good reason why they have been around this long for millions of years", he says, and added they are doing well.

United Kingdom minister resigns after rejecting PM's reshuffle: govt source United Kingdom minister resigns after rejecting PM's reshuffle: govt source

He said the addition of housing to the title of the communities department would give "a lot more focus" to government plans to build more homes - adding that plans to bring health and social care together were "quite smart". Theresa May is to undert...

Harrisonburg immigrants react to ended Temporary Protected Status Harrisonburg immigrants react to ended Temporary Protected Status

Now they have until September 2019 to leave the US, adjust their legal status, or face deportation. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has decided that El Salvador has finally recovered enough from a 2001 quake that it can handle the re...

Oprah 'actively considering' running for president after gripping speech Oprah 'actively considering' running for president after gripping speech

On the other hand, I could argue that she should be disqualified simply on the basis of her promotion of "The Secret", a multimedia juggernaut that claimed that the entire universe and every moment of human experience are governed by "the law of attr...

#SAvIND: Newlands shows off while Proteas delight in first Test #SAvIND: Newlands shows off while Proteas delight in first Test

At the end of the second day's play, Cheteshwar Pujara, sounding a touch too optimistic, had said that India were capable of chasing anywhere around 350. "This is as good as it gets in Test cricket", Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said. "And that's...

Facing pressure, Trump administration backs off proposed 'draconian' H-1B visa rules Facing pressure, Trump administration backs off proposed 'draconian' H-1B visa rules

There were further rumours that Donald Trump administration was pondering over putting an end to the visa extensions for H-1B holders. "The agency is considering a number of policy and regulatory changes to carry out the President's Buy American, ...

Palestinian envoy to Pakistan to reinstated Palestinian envoy to Pakistan to reinstated

Palestine's Ambassador to India Adnan Abu Al Haija said that the ambassador did not meet Saeed personally. "I requested Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the country's Chief Justice to reinstate Walid Abu Ali, in view of the ambassador's serv...

Class 11 student denied bail, court slaps time-wasting fine Class 11 student denied bail, court slaps time-wasting fine

The directive of the apex court came in a plea filed by Barun Thakur, father of Pradyuman Thakur - the seven-year-old child who was found murdered in the Ryan school campus on September 8 last year. The additional district and session judge JS Kund...

Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash Egypt detains 4 people after hot air balloon crash

A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade told the ABC it was providing consular assistance to the Australians involved in the incident. Five women and one man from Australia were inside the basket which was floating up the south...

North Korea to send athletes, cheer squad to Winter Olympics: South Korea

In 1988 Seoul hosted the Summer Games - which North Korea boycotted at the time. Last month, Minister Kang said that about 43 foreign heads of states have so far expressed their intent to visit the PyeongChang Olympics as conveyed to the Internatio...

Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce Consumer Reports Says You Should Avoid Romaine Lettuce

Consumer Reports' researchers say romaine is especially hazardous because it's nearly always eaten raw, and the director of its Food Policy Initiatives advises the FDA to do what the Canadian government did and "immediately warn the public" about ro...

Tech Giants Including Netflix And Amazon Join Fight For Net Neutrality Tech Giants Including Netflix And Amazon Join Fight For Net Neutrality

As The Atlantic pointed out , Netflix and its chief executive, Reed Hastings, have sent mixed signals on net neutrality in recent years. Beckerman added that the Internet Association will continue to "push to restore strong, enforceable net ...

Is there a 'toxic' link between iPhones and children? Is there a 'toxic' link between iPhones and children?

The California State Teachers' Retirement System and USA investment manager Jana Partners have sent an open letter to Apple Inc . encouraging the company to address the problem of phone addiction among young people. In addition to aiding with furt...

Southwest Kansas Lawmaker Apologizes For Racist Remarks Southwest Kansas Lawmaker Apologizes For Racist Remarks

Ryckman said they will consult with other lawmakers and the Legislature's staff about how to respond. At a recent town hall, Alford was asked about marijuana legalization in Kansas, and his response was caught on tape. Anslinger's prohibitionist st...

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