Pay £10 extra to apply for a new passport by post

Now it costs £72.50 to buy or renew an adult passport, regardless of how you do it, and under the new plans it'll rise to £85 for anyone applying by post. Last year, a record 46.2 million passengers used the ePassport gates while 250 million people t... More..

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ISI trained one Kabul hotel attacker: Afghanistan official claims
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

ISI trained one Kabul hotel attacker: Afghanistan official claims

The attacks have put pressure on President Ashraf Ghani and his United States allies, who have expressed growing confidence that a new, more aggressive military strategy has succeeded in driving Taliban ins...More..

Cops Allegedly Eat Pot on Duty, Start Hallucinating
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Cops Allegedly Eat Pot on Duty, Start Hallucinating

Officials also told the Toronto Star that the two officers (who have remained unnamed) are alleged to have eaten edibles while on the job. Both officers work at 13 Division and are under investigation by t...More..

Hillary Clinton's response to report of harassment disappointing: Patti Solis Doyle
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Hillary Clinton's response to report of harassment disappointing: Patti Solis Doyle

According to the CNN, the staffer accused Strider of touching her shoulders, kissing her forehead, and sending her suggestive emails. He was docked several weeks pay and ordered to undergo counseling. Unfortuna...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

House Intel votes to release controversial surveillance memo to the public

A controversial and classified memo shows that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein okayed an application shortly after taking office past year to monitor a former Trump campaign associate, according to a...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Technical Indicators under Review: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

About 1.84M shares traded or 40.94% up from the average. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) now has a Q.i. It has outperformed by 60.97% the S&P500. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 3 by...More..

California Politician Objects Plastic Straws to Protect Environment
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

California Politician Objects Plastic Straws to Protect Environment

Calderon said in a statement about his proposal on Monday that, "It really is a reasonable measured approach that I think will make a difference". "The penalties are attached to the code section the bill is n...More..

Financial services could destabilise post-Brexit, Lords EU committee warns
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Financial services could destabilise post-Brexit, Lords EU committee warns

Angela Smith, the Labour leader in the Lords, said: "We will work with others around the Lords to change this bill so it becomes an enabling measure for, rather than an obstacle, to a transitional period. Some ...More..

State of the Union tickets printed with typo
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

State of the Union tickets printed with typo

President Trump's State of the Union will begin at 9 p.m. For example, Trump's address to financial and global leaders in Davos, Switzerland, last week followed reports that he ordered a top White House lawy...More..

Ahemed Musa rejoins CSKA Moscow on loan from Leicester City
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Ahemed Musa rejoins CSKA Moscow on loan from Leicester City

Slimani is now about our 4th choice forward, so it wasn't the best summer. Musa joined the Foxes from the Russian outfit for £16m in 2016, scoring six goals in 33 games for the Premier League champions. Mus...More..

Six of a family dead in Kurram Agency landmine blast
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Six of a family dead in Kurram Agency landmine blast

Political administration said that the blast took place in the area of Maqabl, killing six people including three women. Kurram is a predominantly minority Shiite Muslim region that is often targeted by Sunni...More..

Three-Day Mourning Period Following Death Of President Sheikh Khalifa's Mother
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Three-Day Mourning Period Following Death Of President Sheikh Khalifa's Mother

In his message, Crown Prince Mohammed expressed his honest condolences, asking Allah the Almighty to bestow His mercy on the deceased. Also offering condolences along with Sheikh Mohamed were Shaikh Khalifa b...More..

UP official removes FB posts questioning anti-Pakistan slogan after outrage
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

UP official removes FB posts questioning anti-Pakistan slogan after outrage

The DM took to Facebook and wrote , "Ajab riwaz ban gaya hai". At least three shops, two buses and a auto were torched after a youth, Chandan Gupta, was killed in clashes following stone-pelting by a mob on a ...More..

Saudi closes hotel detention centre as corruption purge winds down
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Saudi closes hotel detention centre as corruption purge winds down

While the government says eliminating corruption will level the playing field for all investors, some local and foreign businessmen feel risks have risen, as they are not sure if local partners may become targe...More..

Chinese airlines cancel additional Taiwan flights
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Chinese airlines cancel additional Taiwan flights

Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) announced on January 19 that it was withholding approval for the two airlines' applications to operate extra flights across the Taiwan Strait over the Lunar New Y...More..

Catholic Schools Week underway with mass from Bishop Persico
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Catholic Schools Week underway with mass from Bishop Persico

The overall theme this year is "Catholic Schools - Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed". Wayne Sullivan, principal at St. Thomas More High School, says "I think our students are very kind, very giving, and it's throu...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

European Union backs Brexit transition demands as tensions rock May

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva, whose country now holds the EU's rotating presidency, said the ministers gave "a clear mandate" on their requirements for the transition period . The commen...More..

Egypt Welcomes World's Tallest Man And Shortest Woman
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Egypt Welcomes World's Tallest Man And Shortest Woman

Both are Guinness record holders - and Kosen is one of only ten people in history measured at over eight feet tall. The campaign that brought Kosen and Amge to the Pyramids was organized in cooperation betwee...More..

Protesters in Germany & France Demand End to Turkish Offensive in Afrin, Syria
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Protesters in Germany & France Demand End to Turkish Offensive in Afrin, Syria

Later that day, the Turkish military said in a statement that Turkish soldiers and allied Syrian opposition fighters captured the hill, assisted by airstrikes, attack helicopters, armed drones and howitzers. Ac...More..

CIA's Pompeo Expects Russia to Continue Meddling in Midterms
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

CIA's Pompeo Expects Russia to Continue Meddling in Midterms

Richard PompeoPresident Trump leans into Syria's war Mueller keeps Russia cards close to the vest Pompeo interviewed in Mueller's Russia probe, Yates cooperating: report MORE said in a new interview that ...More..

Nikki Haley slams rumours about affair with Trump
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Nikki Haley slams rumours about affair with Trump

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has termed as "disgusting" and "offensive" online rumours suggesting she is having an affair with President Donald Trump and said such insinuations fit a pattern of attacks o...More..

North Korea selling clothes made from Kaesong Industrial Complex
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

North Korea selling clothes made from Kaesong Industrial Complex

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency says he is anxious that North Korea could have a nuclear missile capable of striking the U.S. "in a matter of a handful of months". However, he added that "it won...More..

Budget Session: President Kovind asks MPs to support Triple Talaq bill
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Budget Session: President Kovind asks MPs to support Triple Talaq bill

The Muslim Women's (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 related to triple talaq, the Codes of Wages Bill, 2017, Rights of Children to Free and Compulsory Education, 2017 are among the important bills t...More..

Winter weather surprises forecasters, up to 6 inches could accumulate today
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Winter weather surprises forecasters, up to 6 inches could accumulate today

Clair, Sanilac, Oakland and Macomb counties. Overnight and morning commuters will want to remain alert for areas where blowing snow may re-cover the roadways, in addition to patchy black ice. "Some of our are...More..

Trump's theme for State of the Union: Safe, strong, proud America
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Trump's theme for State of the Union: Safe, strong, proud America

Roosevelt delivered a State of the Union address, the most of any president. "The president is also going to make an appeal to Democrats.to say we need to rebuild our country". Another TPS holder from El Salv...More..

Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , a frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire, is stepping down. The president reportedly asked McCabe who he voted for in the presidential election, and pressure...More..

Sane out 'for a while', says Manchester City boss Guardiola
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Sane out 'for a while', says Manchester City boss Guardiola

Sane has scored 11 goals and produced 14 assists in all competitions this season. The German did not reappear after the break and Guardiola later said he feared he could be "out for a while", possibly a month...More..

President pitches hard for simultaneous polls
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

President pitches hard for simultaneous polls

Kovind said Aadhaar has helped the government eliminate middlemen and save over Rs 57,000 crore. He asserted that in the northeast and Maoist violence-hit areas, there had been a reduction in violence and the ...More..

What is the 'state of the union' address?
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

What is the 'state of the union' address?

I mean he's the one who said that that we were doing badly with the stock market and all of the stock market was irrelevant, now it's relevant. So far, nine House members are heeding calls from the progress...More..

Members of Turkish medical association detained for denouncing Ankara's military operation
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Members of Turkish medical association detained for denouncing Ankara's military operation

An investigation by found that Turkish soldiers in the northern Syria region of Afrin are sharing geotagged videos and images on Instagram as units move through the border cities of Kilis to the north and Rey...More..

Motivated Bernard Tomic defends himself and good friend Nick Kyrgios
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Motivated Bernard Tomic defends himself and good friend Nick Kyrgios

He is now appearing on the reality show " I'm a Celebrity ". And after sensationally threatening to expose corruption within Tennis Australia before he entered "the jungle" for the television show, Tomic open...More..

Meghalaya has 'ideal' sex ratio
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Meghalaya has 'ideal' sex ratio

Noting that schemes such as Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, Sukanya Samridhi Yojana, enhanced maternity leave and mandatory creches in workplaces are steps in the right direction, the Survey has called for a strong...More..

Political blame game ensues over farmer's death in Maharashtra
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Political blame game ensues over farmer's death in Maharashtra

Mr. Malik alleged Mr. Rawal and his family members bought land in advance from farmers at lower rates in Dhule, ahead of acquisition by the State government for higher compensation. The procedure would be compl...More..

PM Modi and Prez Kovind recall Martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

PM Modi and Prez Kovind recall Martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi

Former PM Manmohan Singh pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. BJP president Amit Shah Also on his twitor handle paid tribute to Bapu to share a pic. She also saluted the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for th...More..

Padmaavat banned in Malaysia on religious grounds
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Padmaavat banned in Malaysia on religious grounds

Ironically, the protests in India were over offending "Hindu sentiments". "That in itself is a matter of grave concern in Malaysia, a Muslim-majority country", Aziz was quoted as saying by Free Malaysia Toda...More..

Cliff plunge trial starts for twin accused of killing twin
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Cliff plunge trial starts for twin accused of killing twin

Duval's lawyer, however, called the case a tragic accident. Castro followed them and allegedly saw the Duvals stop a few times, the prosecution said. Anastasia was in the passenger seat and was killed, but ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

QUALCOMM (QCOM) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

Mariner Wealth Advisors Llc who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $232.18B market cap company. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.16 during the last trading session,...More..

Tory minister calls pro-Brexit MPs 'swivel-eyed' in group WhatsApp message
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tory minister calls pro-Brexit MPs 'swivel-eyed' in group WhatsApp message

He also attacked Philip Hammond , the chancellor, warning that the public was "tired of austerity", saying that schools and the NHS needed more money. It came as the former Cabinet minister declared maintenanc...More..

Ginsburg won't attend Trump's first State of the Union
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Ginsburg won't attend Trump's first State of the Union

Justice Clarence Thomas, 69, nominated by Republican George H.W. Bush, joined the court in 1991. Late Justice Antonin Scalia, who, before he died in 2016, had not attended a State of the Union in almost 20 year...More..

Madden NFL 18 Makes its Prediction for Super Bowl 52
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Madden NFL 18 Makes its Prediction for Super Bowl 52

With a win on Sunday, the Patriots would tie the Pittsburgh Steelers with an NFL-best six Super Bowl victories, but even without a piece of that record they will remain the gold standard of National Football ...More..

European Union backs Brexit transition demands amid United Kingdom tensions
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

European Union backs Brexit transition demands amid United Kingdom tensions

The EU27 have similarly insisted that the United Kingdom, during the transition, would be bound by all existing EU laws, regulations and other obligations - known collectively as the EU acquis - including any...More..

Kenya's opposition to stoke tensions by holding unofficial swearing in of leader
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Kenya's opposition to stoke tensions by holding unofficial swearing in of leader

An election in August, which Kenyatta also won, was later nullified by the Supreme Court over irregularities. Claiming the poll would not be fair, Odinga boycotted the second vote and Kenyatta won with 98 per...More..

Trump administration won't impose new sanctions on Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Trump administration won't impose new sanctions on Russian Federation

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is among the 114 senior political figures in Russia's government who made the list, along with 42 of Putin's aides, Cabinet ministers such as Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and t...More..

8-month-old sexually assaulted in Delhi
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

8-month-old sexually assaulted in Delhi

Delhi Women Commission Chief Swati Maliwal questioned the system and demanded death sentence for rape accused involved in cases of minor victims. The incident occurred Sunday in the family's home. Recently Har...More..

Hillary Clinton Clowned Donald Trump At The Grammy Awards
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Hillary Clinton Clowned Donald Trump At The Grammy Awards

Cardi B quoted a line referring to Mr Trump in bed with a cheeseburger. Former Secretary of State and Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton made a guest appearance Sunday night at the 60th Annual Grammy ...More..

This Flu Season Could Be The Worst In 15 Years
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

This Flu Season Could Be The Worst In 15 Years

The flu typically affects children and the elderly the most . The government doesn't track every flu case but comes up with estimates. He noted that California and the West Coast have had four times as man...More..

Reply to contempt plea on cow vigilantism, Supreme Court tells three states
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Reply to contempt plea on cow vigilantism, Supreme Court tells three states

The contempt of court notice was issued on a petition filed by journalist Tushar Gandhi who alleged that 66 incidents of assaults in the name of cow vigilantism had taken place despite the court's direction i...More..

Zeenat Aman files stalking and criminal intimidation case against Mumbai businessman
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Zeenat Aman files stalking and criminal intimidation case against Mumbai businessman

Zeenat's complaint stated that Amar Khanna was once close to her and family. With her captivating beauty, Zeenat Aman was also felicitated with beauty pageant titles like Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 1970. ...More..

Roads near Graduate Hotel at U of M closed for police incident
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Roads near Graduate Hotel at U of M closed for police incident

University of Minnesota police Chief Matt Clark said the incident at the Graduate Minneapolis Hotel began in the early hours Monday. He says police were still trying to persuade him to come out Monday afterno...More..

by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 2.68 million. Wright Investors Service Inc, which manages about $1.36B and $274.83M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) by...More..