Friday October 19-th, 2018

Holiday weekend sees increase in crashes, decrease in injuries, fatalities Holiday weekend sees increase in crashes, decrease in injuries, fatalities

About 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, a Dodge driven by Hope Butler went off Route 6 in Killingly and struck a tree, state police said. State Police say troopers made contact with 26 percent more operators this year, for motor vehicle violations than the same...

Police fine 2 Americans $154 each for baring buttocks at Thai temples Police fine 2 Americans $154 each for baring buttocks at Thai temples

Two American tourists have been held for "inappropriate behaviour" after sharing photos of them baring their buttocks at a famous Bangkok temple, Thai police said Wednesday, as the ruling junta cracks down on insults to Buddhism. The men were detai...

China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea China partially lifts ban on group tours to South Korea

On the same day, China's Global Times, a newspaper generally considered the most hawkish in defence of Chinese national interests, described the action of the Chinese tourists as "patriotic" and "civilised" but said any decision on whether to visit S...

UP district supervision slapped Rs 45 lakh fine on Maggi UP district supervision slapped Rs 45 lakh fine on Maggi

Then, in February past year, the state's food safety department found samples of Knorr and Ching's to be "sub-standard" with ash content in the tastemaker exceeding the prescribed limits, and another team of Food Safety and Drugs Administration (FS...

Modi wave is diminishing; Cong will win in Gujarat: CM Modi wave is diminishing; Cong will win in Gujarat: CM

The Dalits, the OBCs and the Patidars, who are openly protesting against the BJP and the PM, want Modi to talk about them and their problems. "For BJP, it is SAUNI Yojana and large pipelines that carry Narmada waters", the Prime Minister said.

China expresses China expresses "strong dissatisfaction" with US aluminium imports probe

Sino-U.S. tensions over trade got ratcheted up another notch on Tuesday - this time over common alloy aluminum sheets from China. USA companies and industries claiming injury from imports would normally first ask the Commerce Department to open suc...

Firangi: Kapil Sharma REACTS to Ishita Dutta's wedding! Firangi: Kapil Sharma REACTS to Ishita Dutta's wedding!

Both the young actors debuted in Bollywood with Ajay Devgn starrer movies . Two days before the release of the film, Dutta tied the knot with actor Vatsal Sheth who came to limelight with 2004 film Tarzan The Wonder Car . While actors like ...

Trump Retweets Controversial 'Britain First' Activist Jayda Fransen Trump Retweets Controversial 'Britain First' Activist Jayda Fransen

Twitter users slammed Trump for retweeting the posts. London-based Reuters journalist Peter Thal Larsen tweeted that one of the incidents - the attack on a boy on crutches - happened in May, and that Dutch police promptly arrested two suspects...

UN Security Council meeting today on Libya slaves UN Security Council meeting today on Libya slaves

The growing concerns expressed by many after CNN investigation produced footage of human trafficking in Libya has forced France's ambassador to the United Nations to call for sanctions against those behind the dastardly act. Sweden's Deputy UN Am...

The EU and the UK Agreed Upon the Price of Brexit The EU and the UK Agreed Upon the Price of Brexit

An agreement would be a major breakthrough as Britain prepares for an European Union summit in December where it is hoping to get the go-ahead to start the next phase of talks on future trade ties with the EU. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Miche...

Corrupt Saudi prince freed in $1bn settlement agreement Corrupt Saudi prince freed in $1bn settlement agreement

At least 3 other suspects held at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Riyadh have also finalized settlement agreements, the official said. The allegations against them include money laundering, bribery, extorting officials, but the accusations could not be...

Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward

Tensions soared this month when Lebanon's Sunni Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced he was resigning on a visit to Riyadh, blaming the growing power of Iran and its ally Hizballah, which is part of Lebanon's ruling coalition. Iran, Iraq, Syria and...

Final Tally For Convoy For Tots Event Hauls In 22K Toys Final Tally For Convoy For Tots Event Hauls In 22K Toys

First responders are making sure local children have memorable holidays this season. We will also be collecting monetary donations. "You know, you go to a house, and there's no Christmas tree, the parents say they can't afford to purchase gifts f...

Microsoft and SAP both commit to running SAP HANA on Azure internally Microsoft and SAP both commit to running SAP HANA on Azure internally

The partnership is the fruit of years of cooperation between the two software giants. As part of the deal, the companies will jointly provide technical support for customers using the integrated ERP solutions. Microsoft will now deploy SAP S/4HANA...

Kansas making alternate plans for children's health coverage Kansas making alternate plans for children's health coverage

Kids and pregnant women earning up to $5,330 a month for a family of four can qualify for coverage. Failure to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program is bad for the future of our state and country. If funding for the federal Children's H...

Clark Griswold Lives: Cops stop driver with huge tree hooked on roof Clark Griswold Lives: Cops stop driver with huge tree hooked on roof

That was the case last Friday when police in Sudbury, Mass ., pulled over a driver who was transporting a mammoth tree. And no, Buddy the Elf and Clark Griswold were not in the front seat. In Sudbury, police took the opportunity to share a message o...

Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump's Asia Strategy as a 'Retreat From Diplomacy' Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump's Asia Strategy as a 'Retreat From Diplomacy'

Revelations including her lack of awareness that South and North Korea were different countries and her belief that Saddam Hussein was behind the 9/11 terror attacks made McCain's vice presidential choice look amateurish in hindsight.

Classified Pentagon program data mistakenly leaked Classified Pentagon program data mistakenly leaked

Security researcher Chris Vickery, from a firm called UpGuard, discovered the data trove, totaling about 100GB, in October and subsequently told the USA government about it. These, if accessed by malicious hackers, "could be used to further access in...

I'm LeT's biggest supporter; they like me too, says Pervez Musharraf I'm LeT's biggest supporter; they like me too, says Pervez Musharraf

General Pervez Musharraf made these remarks while speaking to Pakistan's ARY News during which he also confirmed that he had met the JuD chief several times in past. "I don't think Saeed was behind the 26/11 attacks". "If Pakistan does not take act...

Poppi Worthington's death made me suspicious, says doctor Poppi Worthington's death made me suspicious, says doctor

When asked by counsel to the coroner, Alison Hewitt, about the next time she heard from Poppi, she recalled, visibly upset from the witness box: "I heard Poppi awake, she cried out". HM senior coroner for Cumbria, David Roberts, is expected to adjour...

Assisted-dying bill passes the Victorian parliament Assisted-dying bill passes the Victorian parliament

An Australian state parliament on Wednesday legalised voluntary euthanasia 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill. The government-led bill passed the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, after ear...

Police detain suspect after active shooter fears in Reno Police detain suspect after active shooter fears in Reno

The Reno Police Department has confirmed the reports of an active shooter in Downtown Reno that began on Tuesday night around 7 p.m. A Reno Police spokesman said the scene was contained. Shots were heard coming from for 20 minutes, it added, citing...

Two-year-old girl dies, three critical in horror crash Two-year-old girl dies, three critical in horror crash

Two vans were involved in the collision, with NSW Ambulance officers describing the scene as "chaotic". The two occupants of the commercial van were not injured in the crash. The front-seat passenger in the mini bus, a 59-year-old man, was also cri...

One person dead, others trapped after Blue Mountains track collapse One person dead, others trapped after Blue Mountains track collapse

It is believed a wall was being repaired when the collapse happened. He has since been winched from the scene and has been transported by helicopter to Westmead Hospital. NSW Police Rescue and SOT paramedics are accessing the patients now. Parame...

Las Vegas police looking for armed suspect who fled casino Las Vegas police looking for armed suspect who fled casino

He added that the staff of the Bellagio "were fantastic". Woods said on Twitter that the incident occurred at around 4 p.m. PT just 30 feet from where he was playing cards in the poker room. He escaped in a silver Chevrolet Cruze with Nevada lice...

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT