Gunfight rages in south Kashmir

The gunbattle had begun after security forces launched a search operation in Zuhama village of Chadoora following information about the presence of militants, an official said. Soon after the news about the encounter spread, the people mostly youth t... More..

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Syrian military accuses Israel of targeting outposts near Damascus
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Syrian military accuses Israel of targeting outposts near Damascus

Israel fired surface-to-surface missiles from the Golan Heights and at 4:15 a.m. four missiles were fired from the area of Tiberias. The military said the attacks caused material damage. The military stateme...More..

Board of inquiry to probe Germiston train collision
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Board of inquiry to probe Germiston train collision

According to the report, the train derailed and burst into flames in the central South Africa. The trains were both travelling on the same line from Johannesburg towards Springs. It is not clear what caused t...More..

Snow seen in the Sahara desert
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Snow seen in the Sahara desert

The astounding weather was the result of a high pressure weather system over Europe which pulled cold air into North Africa over the Sahara . It is the third time in almost 40 years the town, known as "T...More..

Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Snowden says programmes like Aadhaar result in abuse

Amid outrage on the First Information Report (FIR) lodged over the reporting of alleged Aadhaar data breach , the government on Monday said it has been filed against "unknown" accused while asserting its commi...More..

Burning spider causes apartment fire in Redding
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Burning spider causes apartment fire in Redding

The tenants extinguished that fire, but by then it had spread to a flag collection and window curtains. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze , but not before it caused $11,000 in damages. Fire offi...More..

Ever wonder how alligators survive during icy weather?
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Ever wonder how alligators survive during icy weather?

While it's hard to believe they are able to survive the icy conditions but animal experts say they are very much alive and doing okay. When temperatures warm up and the ice melts, the alligators will then sta...More..

Theresa May keeps Dr Liam Fox in Cabinet position
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Theresa May keeps Dr Liam Fox in Cabinet position

The local government and health ministers both had their titles amended to include Ms May's new priorities of housing and social care. Hinds takes on the role from a previous position in the department for wo...More..

Harrisonburg immigrants react to ended Temporary Protected Status
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Harrisonburg immigrants react to ended Temporary Protected Status

In order to allow a transition, El Salvador and Salvadorans living in the USA, will have 18 months to arrange for their departure or to seek an alternative lawful immigration status in the United States, if eli...More..

Russian Federation says militants used drones to attack its bases in Syria -agencies
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Russian Federation says militants used drones to attack its bases in Syria -agencies

It added that during the attacks on Friday night "no casualties or damage of property were reported by Russian military facilities". Seven drones were shot down and six others put under control and forced to ...More..

Reese Witherspoon Did Her Best Oprah Impression at the Golden Globes
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Reese Witherspoon Did Her Best Oprah Impression at the Golden Globes

But her fans portrayed her as the flawless anti-Trump candidate - that is, if she's willing to run. Winfrey endorsed Democratic Senator Barack Obama of IL when he first ran successfully for the U.S. I'm not s...More..

London paint factory blaze sends fireballs into air
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

London paint factory blaze sends fireballs into air

Smoke billowed across northwestern parts of the capital while nearly 100 firefighters tackled the fire near the Brent Cross shopping centre. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said almost 100 firefighters tackled the ...More..

H-1B Visa Rules: Latest Development Seen 'Positive' For Indian IT
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

H-1B Visa Rules: Latest Development Seen 'Positive' For Indian IT

According to a PTI report , US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) made the announcement days after there were reports that the Trump administration was considering tightening H-1B visa rules and en...More..

Mark 'Bomber' Thompson arrested as part of an investigation into drug trafficking
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Mark 'Bomber' Thompson arrested as part of an investigation into drug trafficking

Victorian Police confirmed a 54-year-old man was arrested "following an investigation into alleged drug trafficking in Port Melbourne ". A Port Melbourne property belonging to Thompson, 54, was raided by p...More..

Fire-fighters tackle blaze at Bristol University campus
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Fire-fighters tackle blaze at Bristol University campus

Students have been evacuated from the library, with the university announcing: "Everyone's accounted for". "The building is now undergoing refurbishment and was due to reopen in summer 2018". Avon Fire and Re...More..

Pradyuman Thakur murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pradyuman Thakur murder case: Gurugram court rejects bail plea of accused

It added that he wanted to divert the tract of the ongoing investigation or delay it and later apply for default bail as per provisions under Section 167 (2) of the Criminal Procedure Code. Additional session j...More..

Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Coli Outbreak: Should You Really Avoid Romaine Lettuce?

One person in the US has died and two others are gravely ill in an ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, but USA officials had not made that information public as of Tuesday. The same variety of...More..

White House announces Pence's Middle East visit dates after month's delay
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

White House announces Pence's Middle East visit dates after month's delay

His trip will conclude on January 22-23 with a two-day visit to Israel, where he will meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, deliver a speech to the Knesset, visit the Western Wall ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

North Korea's delegation head says talks expected to go well

South Korean's Cho, however, said the talks should be closed, and perhaps show them live later if necessary. Mr Trump also took to Twitter saying that the rare North-South talk would not have occurred if Mr T...More..

The Internet Association representing big companies joins the fight for net neutrality
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The Internet Association representing big companies joins the fight for net neutrality

He adds that along with the intervenor actions, member companies will push for a more permanent legislative solution. The group, known as the Internet Association , clearly stated for the first time that the...More..

Fire And Fury writer says book will end Trump presidency
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Fire And Fury writer says book will end Trump presidency

The author also said that staffers inside the White House discuss invoking the 25th Amendment "all the time". Based on conversations with top Trump aides, the book says Haley is " as ambitious as Lucifer " ...More..

North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

North and South Korea talks result of my 'tough stance': Donald Trump

But when asked whether he would sit down to negotiate with the North Korean leader with no prerequisites, Trump said "that's not what I said, at all". Speaking to CNN, Tillerson made clear that Washington was a...More..

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Kansas lawmaker apologizes for remarks about black people

The Telegram pointed out that Alford's comments appeared to be based on the theories of Harry Anslinger , the founding commissioner of what was then called the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, which was behind t...More..

Written Confession Alleges Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Wife Knew of Attack Beforehand
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Written Confession Alleges Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Wife Knew of Attack Beforehand

Noor Salman wrote the 12-page statement while she was questioned without a lawyer on June 12, 2016, just hours after the Pulse nightclub attack. She told agents several times that she knew his plans and th...More..

Tamil Nadu Opposition seeks floor test, boycotts Governor's address
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Tamil Nadu Opposition seeks floor test, boycotts Governor's address

Despite the governor's request, Mr Stalin continued speaking. Led by Opposition leader MK Stalin , DMK lawmakers and members of the Assembly from other parties protested against the continuation of the Edapp...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

President Trump gets national anthem moment at football title game

When President Trump visits Atlanta Monday night to attend college football's national championship game , he may not remember just a year ago he described the city as "in awful shape", "falling apart" and "cr...More..

2 arrested in connection with Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

2 arrested in connection with Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder

Though Sawant was rushed to the nearby hospital soon after the attack, the doctors declared him dead on arrival. After the incident, the police arrived at the spot and painted the spot and collected samples f...More..

United Kingdom parliament staff 'make 160 online porn requests daily'
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

United Kingdom parliament staff 'make 160 online porn requests daily'

For unexplained reasons, September 2017 showed a spike in requests to access banned websites, with 9,467 requests being made from both houses, according to the Daily Telegraph , citing the same PA data. The ne...More..

Long-time Armenian issues advocate Ed Royce to retire from Congress
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Long-time Armenian issues advocate Ed Royce to retire from Congress

Royce, who terms out as chairman this year per committee rules, is the latest in a string of prominent Republican lawmakers to decide against running for reelection. A member of the Armenian Congressional Caucu...More..

Central Kashmir: Two hit by pellets in Chadoora clashes
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Central Kashmir: Two hit by pellets in Chadoora clashes

The gunbattle began after security forces launched a search operation in Zuhama village of Chadoora following information about the presence of militants, an official said. Despite reprimand from police and a...More..