Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Drop, cover and hold on! Practice natural disaster drills in the Great Shakeout Drop, cover and hold on! Practice natural disaster drills in the Great Shakeout

People can also download an audio file to use to participate in the drill. "The San Simeon natural disaster in 2003 was a 6.5 (magnitude) so we're coming due pretty soon for another major earthquake", Milner said, "its just a matter of how the pl...

Wetter, colder winter predicted for Minnesota, North Dakota by National Weather Service Wetter, colder winter predicted for Minnesota, North Dakota by National Weather Service

And while the prediction believes precipitation will be above-average this winter, there is still a chance of drought conditions in parts of the northern Plains. As for precipitation , both rainfall and snowfall combined, it is likely to be wett...

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending Bomb-Sniffing Dog Fired By CIA Finds Happy Ending

It might last one or two days, but with Lulu , her trainers found that it was much more than temporary. 'Sometimes, even after testing, our pups make it clear being an explosive detection K9 isn't for them, ' read the first post in the CIA's ...

Restaurant Re-heats Popeyes Chicken To Use In Own Dishes Restaurant Re-heats Popeyes Chicken To Use In Own Dishes

A Long Beach, Calif . restaurant has drawn criticism after allegedly pulling a "Louisiana Fast" one, so to speak, by re-serving Popeyes Louisiana Chicken . She continued: "We can't fry at this location- and it [is] the fried chicken I love so m...

Kelly defends Trump's call to Gold Star widow Kelly defends Trump's call to Gold Star widow

The only thing I could do to collect my thoughts was to go walk among the finest men or women on this Earth. But, after taking advice, Kelly said Trump "called four people the other day and expressed his condolences in the best way he could".

Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53 Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53

Downie announced last spring that he'd been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer but toured anyway following surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Gallant said Downie's final televised show brought Canadians together in the...

Storm Brian: Strong winds set to hit British Isles Storm Brian: Strong winds set to hit British Isles

Forecasters have confirmed that a number of counties around the country are set to experience heavy, thundery rain both today and tomorrow. Storm Brian will hit coastal towns and London the worst with high winds hitting already vulnerable parts o...

The FBI has started probing USA links to Guptas, according to reports

Investigators are reportedly looking into certain individuals, bank accounts and companies in the USA, allegedly involved in corrupt activities with the controversial family. Lord Hain wrote a letter to Chancellor Philip Hammond regarding the claim...

Imam-ul-Haq replaces Shehzad in Pak-SL ODI final Imam-ul-Haq replaces Shehzad in Pak-SL ODI final

Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first in the third and series-deciding ODI in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The batsman, who is also the nephew of Pakistan cricket chief selector Inzamam ul Haq, was accused of nepotism since he was selected in th...

Kenya vote chief says 'difficult' to have credible election Kenya vote chief says 'difficult' to have credible election

He urged the replacement of some electoral commission personnel, among other changes. Roselyn Akombe, who resigned from her job as electoral agency commissioner on Wednesday, is believed to have left Nairobi for Dubai on Monday evening on an Emirat...

Indian folk singer shot dead after receiving 'life-threat' Indian folk singer shot dead after receiving 'life-threat'

A 22-year-old female folk singer Harshita Dahiya from Haryana was shot dead Tuesday evening while she was returning to Delhi from nearby Panipat . Harshita Dahiya was shot in the head and neck at close range by men who blocked her auto and for...

Minister confident in regulator over Crown

Crown shares tumbled about 6.5 per cent following the airing of the allegations, falling below $11 to their lowest point in a year. The allegations dropped the casino's stock price by over eight percent early Wednesday. Other allegations included t...

Heartbreaking moment when fallen soldier's widow weeps over casket Heartbreaking moment when fallen soldier's widow weeps over casket

Johnson, along with members of the 3rd Special Forces Group out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, was part of a joint mission with Niger military when he was killed on October 4. "I have no reason to lie on the president of the United States with a de...

German nature preserves have lost 75 percent of their flying insects German nature preserves have lost 75 percent of their flying insects

The researchers based their findings on measurements of the mass of insects caught in traps installed in 63 locations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Brandenburg and Rhineland-Palatinate over the course of the past 27 years. Flying insects in 63 German na...

Taliban attack army camp in southern Afghanistan, killing 43

The militants then razed the base in the Chashmo area of Maiwand district in Kandahar province to the ground, according to the ministry. Oct.19: At least 41 Afghan soldiers were killed by the Taliban in two suicide auto bombings at an army camp...

White nationalist at University of Florida White nationalist at University of Florida

Spencer was previously a featured speaker at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August, where white supremacist protesters chanted, "You will not replace us", and the Nazi slogan, "blood and soil". Spencer", Fuchs wrote Octob...

OPEC seeking consensus on oil supply cut extension before meet OPEC seeking consensus on oil supply cut extension before meet

USA light crude was down 75 cents at $51.29, nearly 25 percent higher than June's lows. Speaking at the Oil & Money conference in London, the head of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries cheered the group's production cuts that cam...

Iran's Top General Threatens Israel in Syria Iran's Top General Threatens Israel in Syria

Russian Federation became involved in the Syrian Civil War starting in 2015 and has been a strong backer of the Syrian government, which is allied with Iran . The report alleged that Shoigu considered it a "dangerous hostile operation that nearly ca...

A 3-Month-Old Was Among 84 Children Rescued From Sex Traffickers A 3-Month-Old Was Among 84 Children Rescued From Sex Traffickers

Commenting on the operation, FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a statement that their main objective was to protect children from harm. Extensive sting operations were carried out in hotels , casinos, truck stops, on internet websites and on...

Spain Moves to Suspend Autonomy Spain Moves to Suspend Autonomy

In response, government spokesperson Iñigo Mendez de Vigo said in a statement , "the government of Spain will continue with the procedures provided for in Article 155 of the constitution to restore legality in the self-government of Catalonia".

Kurdish VP Faces 7 Years In Prison for Calling Iraqi Forces 'Invaders' Kurdish VP Faces 7 Years In Prison for Calling Iraqi Forces 'Invaders'

The operation - which also saw Iraqi troops deploy in other disputed parts of the country - came on the heels of the KRG's illegitimate September 25 referendum on Kurdish regional independence. There was only one serious clash on the outskirts of the...

Election: daughter of former Russian mayor runs for president Election: daughter of former Russian mayor runs for president

The New Times, a respected opposition website, cited a Kremlin official on Wednesday as saying Sobchak had been offered the chance to head RT, the Kremlin-funded global news channel, if she agreed to run as a quasi-opposition candidate in next year's...

Security officers fired over United Airlines' passenger removal incident Security officers fired over United Airlines' passenger removal incident

The investigation was conducted by the Office of Inspector General and found that the security officers mishandled the situation. The names of the two officers have yet to be revealed, meanwhile, there was a third involved who resigned following th...

Iran nuclear deal: Khamenei denounces Trump's 'rants and whoppers'

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has launched an attack on U.S. President Donald Trump for his attempts to row back on the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and the global community. Trump referred the matter to American lawmaker...

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to Create Toronto 'Smart City' Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to Create Toronto 'Smart City'

Alphabet won the contract to develop a 12-acre (522,720 square feet) site named Quayside on the waterfront of Lake Ontario. It is interesting to note that Sidewalk Labs is also working on an inventive project across NYC that would see old pay ...

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