Natural disaster in Caribbean prompts tsunami warning; no deaths reported

Tsunami warnings were issued for the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico , Jamaica, the Caribbean islands, Central America, and Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.8, was centered 125 miles (202 km) nor... More..

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USA ready to talk to N. Korea at right time: Seoul
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

USA ready to talk to N. Korea at right time: Seoul

The two countries agreed on Tuesday, following their first talks in over two years, that North Korea would send a large delegation to next month's Games in Pyeongchang . South Korea's unilateral sanctions on t...More..

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange gets Ecuadorian identity number
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange gets Ecuadorian identity number

Assange has been ensconced in the Ecuadorian embassy for over five years to escape possible extradition to Sweden after he was accused of sexually assaulting two women . Mohinderpal Sethi, a barrister at Littl...More..

Willie Nelson Recovering from Flu at Home in Maui After Cancelling Concerts
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Willie Nelson Recovering from Flu at Home in Maui After Cancelling Concerts

The singer's son Lukas Autry Nelson, 29, took to Twitter Tuesday to confirm the news that his father would be out of commission, and skip slated shows in Palm Springs and Las Vegas as he rests up. Last August N...More..

Carabao Cup: VAR used as Chelsea and Arsenal play out stalemate
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Carabao Cup: VAR used as Chelsea and Arsenal play out stalemate

When Maitland-Niles went down under pressure from Moses in the area, referee Martin Atkinson consulted the video assistant referee, but no penalty was given. Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly in line to succeed Ar...More..

Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC

Discovery Communications made a big announcement - saying it will be moving its National Operations Headquarters to Knoxville once it finalizes its $14.6 billion purchase of Scripps Networks. The deal was an...More..

Ritz hotel robbery: Armed thieves steal jewellery worth millions in Paris
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Ritz hotel robbery: Armed thieves steal jewellery worth millions in Paris

French police said five thieves, some of them armed, entered the luxury hotel and stole goods worth "an important sum". No one was injured in the robbery at the five-star hotel but terrified guests were told ...More..

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell fired, reports say
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell fired, reports say

Bevell was the offensive coordinator and oversaw the passing game and Cable the offensive line coach and run game coordinator. There are already a number of Seahawks rumors about what the team will do with ...More..

Exercise Increased Caution While Travelling To India
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Exercise Increased Caution While Travelling To India

Specific advisories give more detail on how the State Department arrived at each designation. Travelers to Level 1 countries are told to "Exercise Normal Precautions" while the Level 4 category means "Do Not ...More..

Trump 'Unlikely' to Meet Mueller, Backpedals on Previous Commitment
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Trump 'Unlikely' to Meet Mueller, Backpedals on Previous Commitment

President Donald Trump says it "seems unlikely" that he'll give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign....More..

Warm air holds on before rain and mixing this weekend
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Warm air holds on before rain and mixing this weekend

The potential for ice accumulation will increase into Friday night. Turning much colder through the rest of the weekend. The exact track of this low pressure needs to be watched closely, as it will determin...More..

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people

While commenting against marijuana use, Alford had cited the historic record for why so many drugs, including cannabis, were outlawed in the U.S. in the '30's. According to the Garden City Telegram , Alfor...More..

Stoke step up interest in Martin O'Neill
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Stoke step up interest in Martin O'Neill

Rowett attracted interest from Stoke - who sacked Mark Hughes last Saturday after they lost to fourth tier Coventry in the FA Cup - after impressing again at Derby steering them to second in the table at pr...More..

Libya Rescues 279 Migrants at Sea, but 100 More Are Feared Dead
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Libya Rescues 279 Migrants at Sea, but 100 More Are Feared Dead

The United Nations agency aims to repatriate a further 15,000 migrants from Libya by the end of January. Slightly fewer than half as many migrants reached Europe by sea in 2017 than 2016, the International ...More..

Croatian Passport Ranked on 2018 Global Passport Power Index
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Croatian Passport Ranked on 2018 Global Passport Power Index

The second is Singapore (176 countries), while the third place is shared by Great Britain, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Finland, France, Sweden and Japan (175 countries). In 2018, a German passport gives the rig...More..

You are permanent ambassadors of India, Modi tells PIO parliamentarians
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

You are permanent ambassadors of India, Modi tells PIO parliamentarians

He said the hopes and aspirations of India are at an all time high. He noted that there was an "irreversible change" sweeping India, and urged the leaders to come forward to join hands. When there is news abo...More..

Q2 Weather: More snow and it gets cold again
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Q2 Weather: More snow and it gets cold again

North northeast wind around 6 miles per hour. The picture from MacDonald pass speaks a thousand words- slick, icy roads, covered in snow, and many other places also have high winds, causing blowing snow and low...More..

Dozens missing as China eco disaster looms
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dozens missing as China eco disaster looms

Chinese authorities dispatched three ships to clean the oil spill. A body, believed to be a member of the 32-member crew, was recovered by search and rescue teams, CNN reported , with no identity confirmed. ...More..

Sahara Desert Covered in 15 Inches of SNOW
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sahara Desert Covered in 15 Inches of SNOW

Ain Sefra last saw weather like this in December of 2016, but prior to that, it hadn't seen any snow at all since January of 1979. Earlier on Sunday, its residents were able to see the mountain's peaks nearl...More..

Police looking for MI couple charged with murder of 4-year-old
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Police looking for MI couple charged with murder of 4-year-old

Police in MI are searching for a couple accused of murder and child abuse in the death of 4-year-old Gabby Barrett . The girl was later identified as Gabrielle Barrett. "I think she had something to do with ...More..

US Weighs Options Amid Pakistan Tensions
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

US Weighs Options Amid Pakistan Tensions

On Thursday, the US State Department also tweeted that it has placed deeply conservative Muslim Pakistan on a special watch list for severe violations of religious freedom. "The aid in the last five years at ...More..

'Vicious Sadist' Joe Arpaio Launches Senate Bid Months After Racial Profiling Conviction
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

'Vicious Sadist' Joe Arpaio Launches Senate Bid Months After Racial Profiling Conviction

Trump pardoned Arpaio last summer, sparing the former sheriff jail time after he was convicted of ignoring a federal court order in a racial-profiling case. Arpaio, dubbed "America's toughest sheriff" as a res...More..

U.S. pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

U.S. pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps

Pakistan's move to allow Chinese currency is not a dramatic policy change, as the yuan is already accepted by many Pakistani companies, said Dong Dengxin, director of Finance and Securities Institute at Wuhan U...More..

Feinstein releases transcript of interview with Fusion GPS co-founder
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Feinstein releases transcript of interview with Fusion GPS co-founder

Dianne Feinstein of California. Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, to release transcripts of an interview with a founder of the firm that commissioned the controversial dossier about President Donald Trump and Russian ...More..

Iranian cleric wants 'firm' action against protesters
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Iranian cleric wants 'firm' action against protesters

Following six days of demonstrations, the Revolutionary Guard said on Wednesday it had deployed forces to quell unrest in three provinces where most of the trouble had occurred, in the clearest sign authori...More..

Dylan Farrow Wants To Know When Woody Allen's Time Will Be Up
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dylan Farrow Wants To Know When Woody Allen's Time Will Be Up

Ellen Pompeo , of Grey's Anatomy fame, is calling out Hollywood director Woody Allen for, among other things, his reported obsession with teenage girls. It's very risky to factor in things you don't kno...More..

Mercury soars to 117 degrees in Sydney as brutal heatwave sweeps country
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Mercury soars to 117 degrees in Sydney as brutal heatwave sweeps country

Temperatures across Australia soared to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit due to a brutal heatwave across the country. The near-record just missed topping the high of 47.8 Celsius recorded in the suburb of Richmond...More..

Altice announces separation of US, European businesses
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Altice announces separation of US, European businesses

Altice USA stock climbed sharply in early Tuesday morning trading, following news its parent, European-based Altice NV, would spin off its interest in the USA-based cable TV company. "However, we doubt that th...More..

Egypt Denies Report Backing President Trump on Yerushalayim
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Egypt Denies Report Backing President Trump on Yerushalayim

Initially set for late December, the trip was pushed back as the region reeled from deadly protests triggered by President Donald Trump's controversial decision to declare the Holy City as Israel's capital - in...More..

Mix of cheers and boos meet President Trump at CFP final
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Mix of cheers and boos meet President Trump at CFP final

Thankfully, they took their protest a step further by projecting what they were feeling onto the stadium walls. His motorcade caused gridlock and long lines outside the sold-out stadium. "The Atlanta NAACP wi...More..