12 people killed amid nationwide protests

At least 16 people, including a police officer, have been killed in anti-government protests across Iran , officials said. "If it continues, officials will take decisions to finish it", said Esmail Kowsari, a deputy commander for a local branch of... More..

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Horse show evacuated after 'major fire at auto park'
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Horse show evacuated after 'major fire at auto park'

The blaze engulfed the auto park in King's Dock on New Year's Eve, reportedly leaving hundreds of people stranded. Police said all vehicles in the auto park - thought to have been used by those attending an w...More..

Bhima Koregaon clashes spread to Mumbai, rasta roko and stone pelting ensues
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Bhima Koregaon clashes spread to Mumbai, rasta roko and stone pelting ensues

Central Railway's Chief PRO Sunil Udasi said the agitators came out on tracks and stopped the suburban services, though the railways has nothing to do with the incident. Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Dr Bhim ...More..

After Trump criticism, China says no illicit oil sales to North Korea
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

After Trump criticism, China says no illicit oil sales to North Korea

U.S. satellites have spotted Chinese tankers transferring oil to North Korean ships 30 times in three months - despite strict United Nations trade embargoes, it has been claimed. A South Korean paper says Chi...More..

Alabama's winter weather threat has ended, now prepare for extreme cold
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Alabama's winter weather threat has ended, now prepare for extreme cold

Skies will be partly sunny this New Year's Eve. Latrice Maxie, with the National Weather Service in Jackson, says that later this week the daytime temperatures will warm up to the 40s, but the nighttime tem...More..

Israel airstrikes, Gaza rockets amid tensions over Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Israel airstrikes, Gaza rockets amid tensions over Jerusalem

An IDF spokesperson said in a statement that Israeli jets hit Hamas observation points in southern Gaza, and that the attack was in responses to rockets launched towards Israel on Friday, Haaretz reported ...More..

New Zealanders Build Island To Avoid Alcohol Ban
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New Zealanders Build Island To Avoid Alcohol Ban

A group of New Year holidaymakers in New Zealand built a sand island in a bid to defy a local liquor ban, local media reports. The swim-up structure located in the Tairua estuary on the Coromandel peninsu...More..

Storm Eleanor: Warning of strong winds for Kent
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Storm Eleanor: Warning of strong winds for Kent

Top temperatures 8 to 13 C. A windy afternoon is forecast for Kildare as Storm Eleanor is predicted to hit the county early this evening. It also comes into effect at 4pm Tuesday as west to southwest winds ...More..

Netanyahu refutes Rouhani's claim Israel is behind Iran protests
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Netanyahu refutes Rouhani's claim Israel is behind Iran protests

Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi tweeted that Iranian protesters were "courageously risking their lives in the pursuit of freedom", and that the "civilized world" should support them. 'To deal ...More..

Assam's first draft of NRC identifies 1.9 crore as Indian citizens
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Assam's first draft of NRC identifies 1.9 crore as Indian citizens

Asked about the possible timeframe for the next draft, the RGI said it will be decided as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court - under whose monitoring the document is being prepared - in its next hearing ...More..

Congress confused on triple talaq, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Congress confused on triple talaq, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Bill upholds the right of Muslim women. Earlier in the day, the opposition parties met to decide their course of action on the Bill which was passed on Thursday...More..

2 young girls reported missing out of Texas could be in Colorado
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

2 young girls reported missing out of Texas could be in Colorado

Round Rock police on Sunday discovered a woman's body in a home, and now an intense search is underway for two missing children. Miles is also a person of interest in the suspicious death of a Round Rock wo...More..

Doctors go on one day strike againsat National Medical Commission
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Doctors go on one day strike againsat National Medical Commission

However, emergency and other critical services remained open. Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry has asked all central government hospitals to take necessary steps to ensure that health care and emergency s...More..

Bitter cold greets New Year in Baltimore
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Bitter cold greets New Year in Baltimore

And if you need any proof to justify the use of the word "Arctic" to describe this cold-air outbreak, check out the source region of the Washington air mass over the past eight days. And Happy New Year! Cold ...More..

Five things to know about the Iranian protests
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Five things to know about the Iranian protests

The protests - which began on Thursday in Mashhad, Iran's second-largest city - were prompted by discontent over the country's weak economy and alleged corruption. Protests broke out in several towns and cities...More..

Roger Federer says he doesn't expect to match 2017 glory
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Roger Federer says he doesn't expect to match 2017 glory

Federer said it was his second visit to the island and he was excited to have another opportunity to get a quokka selfie after he failed in his quest a year ago. "I am trying to hit through the backhand more a...More..

2 dead in anti-government protests in Congo's capital
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

2 dead in anti-government protests in Congo's capital

She condemned the "use of force against peaceful demonstrators" and the "violent suppression of fundamental rights and freedoms by security forces". At the Notre-Dame of Congo Cathedral in Gombe, north Kin...More..

Ali Fazal: Triple talaq bill a trap
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Ali Fazal: Triple talaq bill a trap

Meanwhile, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), which is against the tabling of the Bill, requested the Central Government to withdraw and withhold the triple talaq bill. Vijay Goel acknowledging...More..

India issues demarche after Palestine envoy shares stage with terrorist Hafiz Saeed
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

India issues demarche after Palestine envoy shares stage with terrorist Hafiz Saeed

A statement issued by India's external affairs ministry said the Palestinian side "conveyed deep regrets over the incident and assured the government of India that they are taking serious cognisance of their am...More..

Dog-Experiment Protesters Arrested on Belk Bowl Field
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Dog-Experiment Protesters Arrested on Belk Bowl Field

The teams combined for 1,260 yards and 107 points, making it one of the highest-scoring games in bowl history. The Aggies scored with a short field to take a 14-0 lead. Texas A&M: You would have to think Kirk w...More..

Delhi starts New Year with thick fog; flights, train services affected
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Delhi starts New Year with thick fog; flights, train services affected

Dense fog crippled flight operations at Delhi airport this morning with the airport completely shutting operations for over two hours leading to delays and diversions. The maximum and minimum temperatures are e...More..

After 5 Party MLAs Quit, DD Lapang Removed as Meghalaya Congress President
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

After 5 Party MLAs Quit, DD Lapang Removed as Meghalaya Congress President

Apart from the five Congress legislators, opposition United Democratic Party MLA, Remington Pyngrope and two Independent legislators- Hopeful Bamon and Stephanson Mukhim- also handed in their papers. "But he is...More..

Bills celebrate their playoff berth, thank Bengals
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Bills celebrate their playoff berth, thank Bengals

Just like previous year, when they allowed a last-second touchdown to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 16 with the AFC North title on the line, that stop never came and the Ravens have all season to lament blo...More..

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired by Americans: Gallup
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired by Americans: Gallup

Minutes later, the president unleashed a flurry of retweets citing the founder of a conservative group, Turning Point USA, in which he touted the GOP rewrite of the nation's tax code and US coalition gains ...More..

ConCourt to rule on Zuma impeachment case on Friday
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

ConCourt to rule on Zuma impeachment case on Friday

The ruling is the latest judicial setback for Zuma, who has faced widespread public demands to step down as president of Africa's most industrialised economy before an election in 2019. This is a effect of the ...More..

YO Girl Among Victims Identified In Hawkesbury River Seaplane Crash
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

YO Girl Among Victims Identified In Hawkesbury River Seaplane Crash

The plane went down yesterday in the Hawkesbury River near the suburb of Cowan some 50 kilometres north of Sydney , as New Year's revellers on the banks watched in shock. " We have in the course of this in...More..

'Tiger' roars loud at Box Office, Salman Khan film scores big
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

'Tiger' roars loud at Box Office, Salman Khan film scores big

Katrina is overwhelmed by the response Tiger Zinda Hai has generated at the box office. The collection of the film is creating new milestones everyday and by day 10, the film is expected to make a collectio...More..

Mother says Troy police beat 17-year-old son
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Mother says Troy police beat 17-year-old son

The post stated that officers saw Wilkerson coming around the corner of a building in downtown Troy when they tried to speak to him. The case is still under investigation. Our sister station WDHN can conf...More..

Allardyce confirms Everton's plans to sign striker
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Allardyce confirms Everton's plans to sign striker

Everton will be hoping to clinch £25m-rated Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun once the transfer window re-opens in January, but they've been forced to send a delegation out to Istanbul to secure the Turk's service...More..

Salina Celebrates Noon Year's Eve
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Salina Celebrates Noon Year's Eve

Kids could also run around and play inside the expansive Children, which has a jungle gym as well as hands-on games that let kids get scientific. The event has been held for several years, Mosier said. She sa...More..