Nick Kyrgios beats Harrison to win in Brisbane

Nick Kyrgios has doused any concerns of injury after claiming his maiden ATP title on home soil and first since 2016. However, after saving five break points early in the contest, Kyrgios soon took charge of proceedings and ultimately won easily. More..

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Controversial columnist Toby Young quits UK universities regulator
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Controversial columnist Toby Young quits UK universities regulator

She was "not impressed" and said he must not do it again. The journalist and free school pioneer Toby Young has resigned from the government's new higher education regulator, the Office for Students (Of...More..

May reshuffles her Cabinet
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

May reshuffles her Cabinet

But it was May who led a highly personalised campaign by putting herself at the centre of the Tory propaganda and promising a "strong and stable government". Several new faces are to be appointed to the ministe...More..

by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Van Jones on Oprah's 2020 chances: 'She can do it'

In October 2017, when Winfrey's best friend, Gayle King, mentioned the idea of Winfrey running for president on "CBS This Morning", Winfrey had said: " There will be no running for office of any kind for me". ...More..

Japan's Nikkei index hits 26-year high
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Japan's Nikkei index hits 26-year high

Japanese markets were closed yesterday for a national holiday. Spread-betters see mixed opening in Europe, with Britain's FTSE seen falling 0.1 percent and German's DAX edging up 0.1 percent. The euro zone's ...More..

Saudi Government hikes India's Haj quota for second consecutive year
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Saudi Government hikes India's Haj quota for second consecutive year

The Haj "by sea" option as an alternative to air travel was suggested by the government-appointed committee that drafted the Haj Policy 2018-22 past year. "Separate accommodation and transport has been arranged...More..

Macron uses horse diplomacy to woo China
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Macron uses horse diplomacy to woo China

China is the first Asian country he has visited as president. As a gesture to boost cooperation under the modern Belt and Road Initiative, Macron chose Xi'an as the first stop of his visit to China . But Macr...More..

Seven killed, 23 injured in Pakistan blast aimed at police truck
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Seven killed, 23 injured in Pakistan blast aimed at police truck

A strong explosion near rocked the Balochistan capital on Tuesday, killing at least six people including four police personnel and injuring dozens others. In recent months, the province has faced a number of se...More..

BJP slams Rahul for 'irresponsible utterances' in Bahrain
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

BJP slams Rahul for 'irresponsible utterances' in Bahrain

He said this during an interactive session with the Indian diaspora in Bahrain. "At least those advising him on economic matters should", the minister added Not to let off any attack on their leader without a c...More..

Oprah 'intrigued' by presidential run, Gayle King says
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Oprah 'intrigued' by presidential run, Gayle King says

She spoke about the "me too" movement, saying, "I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon". Amid churning speculation about whether or not Oprah Winfrey will throw ...More..

Who Is Stedman Graham? Oprah Winfrey's Longtime Partner Encourages Potential Presidential Run
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Who Is Stedman Graham? Oprah Winfrey's Longtime Partner Encourages Potential Presidential Run

Winfrey's speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award on Sunday touched on her humble upbringing and childhood wonder in civil rights heroes. "If she'd do it, she'd be fantastic". T...More..

Top Indian politician jailed over corruption scam
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Top Indian politician jailed over corruption scam

Madan Yadav a milkman and resident of Ranchi made his neighbour approach the police station. I am not aware that Mahato and Madan Yadav are serving Lalu inside the jail. "We will take the message of Lalu Pras...More..

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect As Snow, Freezing Rain Move Through Pittsburgh
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect As Snow, Freezing Rain Move Through Pittsburgh

Total snow accumulations 3 to 6 for the lower elevations near West Glacier. Widespread travel impacts are anticipated this week, so drivers should be prepared for hard driving conditions. Readings will be mai...More..

Taped remarks by Israeli PM's son add controversy to corruption scandal
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Taped remarks by Israeli PM's son add controversy to corruption scandal

The recording , made in 2015 as Yair Netanyahu was driven between strip clubs in a government vehicle, was published by local media and broadcast on Israeli TV, The Times Of Israel reported. "I never took an...More..

Syrian army says Israel fired at Syria with jets, missiles
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Syrian army says Israel fired at Syria with jets, missiles

In a statement carried by state media, the army claimed Israel attacked Syrian territory with jets and ground-to-ground missiles early on Tuesday, causing damage. According to the reports, Israel conducted ...More..

Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Over 200 injured in South Africa train crash

It is not clear what caused the collision, but local media is reporting that an incoming train hit a stationary train from behind. "The emergency services are at the scene attending to the 226 injured commuters...More..

Snowstorm blankets the Sahara desert in white
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Snowstorm blankets the Sahara desert in white

Ain Sefra saw one or two inches of snow , while the sand dunes around the town were covered in some 40 centimeters (16 inches) of snow . Unfortunately rising temperatures meant it began to melt around 5 o'...More..

Southern California Braces for Heavy Rainstorm Monday, Threatening Burn Areas with Runoff
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Southern California Braces for Heavy Rainstorm Monday, Threatening Burn Areas with Runoff

Flash flood watches have been issued for parts of Southern California, including Ventura, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles counties, according to Guy. Snow is expected as low as 4,000 feet, which could make for...More..

Viral Video of Frozen Alligators Spreads Like Wildfire Online
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Viral Video of Frozen Alligators Spreads Like Wildfire Online

Now the people on Facebook started raising questions on related to the state of alligators under frozen water. The park's general manager George Howard said the alligators' form of hibernation is called bruma...More..

Not journalist but UIDAI authorities should be arrested: Edward Snowden
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Not journalist but UIDAI authorities should be arrested: Edward Snowden

Rachna Khaira, of Chandigarh-based Indian newspaper The Tribune , revealed she was able to buy access to the personal information of almost 1.2 billion people in the Aadhaar database for just $8. Last week...More..

Theresa May under pressure to make big shake-up as cabinet reshuffle continues
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Theresa May under pressure to make big shake-up as cabinet reshuffle continues

And health secretary Jeremy Hunt is said to have refused a "demotion" to business secretary - emerging after an hour of talks with an expanded title of health and social care secretary. Former Justice Secreta...More..

Coulter On Salvadorans: 'They've Got To Go'
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Coulter On Salvadorans: 'They've Got To Go'

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration will tell about 200,000 Salvadorans who have been living in the us for 17 years or more that they need to get out by September 2019 or face deportation, according to two ...More..

by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

DACA negotiations hit a snag ahead of White House meeting

With Democrats demanding a path to citizenship as part of any solution for those covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that President Trump nixed previous year, and Trump demanding f...More..

Fire accident at New York's Trump Tower, Two injured
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Fire accident at New York's Trump Tower, Two injured

Moreover the department said the fire was reported by phone shortly before 7am EST on the top floor of the 68 story structure, which had been Trump's primary residence before his election victory and inaugurati...More..

Apartment fire reported in downtown Redding
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Apartment fire reported in downtown Redding

Witnesses say that the spider spread the fire when it scurried onto a nearby mattress. The fire forced the residents to evacuate and firefighters were immediately summoned to the building. A witness living in...More..

PM Modi inaugurates PIO Parliamentary Conference on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

PM Modi inaugurates PIO Parliamentary Conference on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

He added, "Whatever change has happened, it has happened in the past three years. Reforms to transform is our guiding principle". Typically, Indian PMs have avoided the event as it clashes with the Republic D...More..

Trump to run for re-election in 2020
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Trump to run for re-election in 2020

But Warren's next thought might be "wait, where is this going?" CNN political commentator Van Jones said Monday that if Oprah Winfrey ran for president she "would destroy anything in front of her". But ...More..

Vermont Lawmakers Move Toward Marijuana Legalization Despite Sessions' Move
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Vermont Lawmakers Move Toward Marijuana Legalization Despite Sessions' Move

Washington and Colorado were the first states to legalize recreational marijuana use. Or they could follow Colorado U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer's lead: He said Thursday he would make no changes to the way he handl...More..

Relief for H-1B visa holders! Trump administration rejects deportation plan reports
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Relief for H-1B visa holders! Trump administration rejects deportation plan reports

Announcing the news that the Trump administration has dropped the draconian H-1B visa proposal, Immigration Voice said in a post on its Facebook page, "We are ECSTATIC to share this Breaking News". It added: "U...More..

Two terrorists gunned down in forest area of Anantnag's Larnoo in J&K
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Two terrorists gunned down in forest area of Anantnag's Larnoo in J&K

A regular cordon and search operation turned into an encounter, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Twitter. A joint team of the military's Rashtriya Rifles, the Central Reserve Police Force and the Jammu and ...More..

London fire crews tackle huge paint factory blaze
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

London fire crews tackle huge paint factory blaze

The London Fire Brigade advised locals living near the fire to avoid the area and keep their doors and windows shut while 15 fire engines and 90 firefighters fought the flames. As of 23:40 local time, the fire ...More..

Palestinians should make Ramallah their capital, says Egyptian officer
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Palestinians should make Ramallah their capital, says Egyptian officer

PA officials called the move "blackmail". The U.S., by far the biggest contributor to the UN Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA, had been expected to deliver the payment on January 2. Netanyahu said UNRWA was ...More..

Pradyuman murder case: Court denies bail to 16-year-old prime accused
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Pradyuman murder case: Court denies bail to 16-year-old prime accused

The bail application of the sixteen-year-old accused of murdering 7-year-old Pradyuman Thakur in a ground floor bathroom of Ryan International School , Bhondsi, in September, has been rejected by a Gurgaon...More..

Dennis Kucinich to formally announce campaign for OH governor next week
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Dennis Kucinich to formally announce campaign for OH governor next week

Kucinich represented Ohio's 10th District in northeast OH from 1997-2013, before losing to fellow Democrat Marcy Kaptur in the primary. He did not survive the battle between the two veteran Democrats for the di...More..

Iran bans English in schools amid 'cultural invasion' fears
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Iran bans English in schools amid 'cultural invasion' fears

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools after Islamic leaders warned that learning the language opened the way to a Western "cultural invasion". The report about the ban comes amid the massi...More..

Eden Hazard Rumours Intensify as Player Rejects New Deal
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Eden Hazard Rumours Intensify as Player Rejects New Deal

According to Balague, Courtois' indication that he is in advanced talks with the Stamford Bridge club over a new contract is a tactical decision to spark Real Madrid into finally making a move to try to land ...More..

Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You're Not Into E. Coli
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You're Not Into E. Coli

Then, the CDC will do the same with a group of healthy people and determine whether there are certain foods that the ill people were more likely to eat, compared with healthy people, Chapman said. State and loc...More..

by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

South Korean officials head to border for talks with North

But the South's leader, President Moon Jae-in, will be watching the talks on CCTV live with audio; his counterpart, Kim Jong Un , can only listen and not watch. In 1988 Seoul hosted the Summer Games - which No...More..

Ortom declares three-day mourning for victims of herdsmen
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Ortom declares three-day mourning for victims of herdsmen

The group expressed disappointment in the government through its chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Agbakor, who spoke to newsmen in Makurdi . "Why will President Muhammadu Buhari send police to Benue, why not the milit...More..

United States vice president confirms visit to Israel amid Jerusalem tensions
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

United States vice president confirms visit to Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

He will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on January 20, then with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman on January 21, before spending two days in Israel. Pence was originally scheduled to travel ...More..

China's FX reserves climb by US$20b in December
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

China's FX reserves climb by US$20b in December

The currency's robust performance was the result of a weaker dollar, sound economic fundamentals, improved regulation of capital flows, a relatively tightened monetary environment and increased global use of th...More..

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

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

The country's specialists are now examining the seized unmanned aircraft and the recovered data has already allowed the specialists to pinpoint the exact location from which the drones were launched . military...More..

US FCC chairman cancels tech occasion look after threats
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

US FCC chairman cancels tech occasion look after threats

The Internet Association, a lobbying organisation that represents the interests of these companies - and others - today announced they will be joining existing lawsuits against the repeal, though they did not s...More..

SC stays Karnataka HC order on pictorial warning on tobacco packs
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

SC stays Karnataka HC order on pictorial warning on tobacco packs

The high court, on December 15, a year ago had struck down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated pictorial health warnings to cover 85 per cent of packaging space of tobacco products , holding that they were ...More..

Shiv Sena leader stabbed to death outside his home in Kandivali
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Shiv Sena leader stabbed to death outside his home in Kandivali

On Sunday night, as soon as Sawant - who was returning home after attending a meeting - alighted from an auto rickshaw near his residence, at least three persons attacked him, stabbing him multiple times with a...More..

by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Pakistani minister decries United States as 'friend who always betrays'

Pakistan closed them once before, after a 2011 U.S. While US administrations have used harsh words in the past, officials here remain cautiously optimistic that there is now greater willingness in Washingto...More..

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Seoul to announce follow-up measures to 'comfort women' deal review on Tuesday

After the talks with Lee, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at South Korea's Foreign Ministry, Kanasugi, director-general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceani...More..

US Supreme Court won't take up Mississippi's Religious Accommodations Law
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

US Supreme Court won't take up Mississippi's Religious Accommodations Law

The law specifically protects three beliefs: that marriage is only between a man and a woman, that sex should only occur in such a marriage and that a person's gender is determined at birth and can not be alter...More..

Who Is Daniel McCartney? Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Shooting
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Who Is Daniel McCartney? Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Dies After Shooting

He was then arrested for obstructing justice and was later booked into jail on first-degree murder charges, officials said. A police officer has died after being shot during a response to a burglary in Freder...More..

Kansas state lawmaker apologizes for racist remark
by | Вторник, Января 09, 2018

Kansas state lawmaker apologizes for racist remark

Steve Alford , a Republican from Ulysses, said the drug should remain illegal because of the way he contended it affected African-Americans. Worf said he later told Alford that his comments were "the most rac...More..