Mostly Pakistanis among 90 migrants feared dead in shipwreck off Libya

LURE OF "EL DORADO " The tragedy demonstrates the continued allure of Europe for desperate migrants fleeing conflicts and poverty, Doyle said, despite tighter surveillance of the main smuggling routes by the Libyan coastguard, backed up by European c... More..

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Dad who killed daughters taunts their mom moments before his execution
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Dad who killed daughters taunts their mom moments before his execution

Thursday for the May 2001 slayings of his 9-year-old daughter, Faith, and her 6-year-old sister, Liberty. And to make matters worse, according to local media and prison officials, in a final message before hi...More..

Pedestrians mowed down by van in China
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Pedestrians mowed down by van in China

Videos shared on social media show a brown van crashed into a tree, multiple victims sprawled motionless on a sidewalk, and firefighters dousing flames coming from the interior of the van. Eighteen people ...More..

Hijab-less Iranian women arrested while protesting compulsory cover-up
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Hijab-less Iranian women arrested while protesting compulsory cover-up

People have been sharing images of women standing on top of utility boxes waving their hijabs on sticks with the hashtag #GirlsOfRevolutionSt, as a tribute to 31-year-old Vida Mohaved, the woman who initiated t...More..

Canadian athletes may be singing gender-neutral national anthem
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Canadian athletes may be singing gender-neutral national anthem

His original did not include the offending line, which was added by Weir after World War I to reference the men who lost their lives in battle. This has been in the works for a long time. The bill was passed ...More..

Zuma would rather face impeachment than step down in the next week
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Zuma would rather face impeachment than step down in the next week

Mbete has turned down opposition parties' pleas to postpone the event until a new president is in place. However, the Speaker declined the DA leader Mmusi Maimane's request to have the State of the Nation Add...More..

Japan praises Trump for pressuring N Korea
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Japan praises Trump for pressuring N Korea

PyeongChang 2018The remaining athletes representing the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (PRK) at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 entered the Gangneu...More..

Selena Gomez
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Selena Gomez "Empowered" After Completing Another Rehab Stint

She wants to go again later this year'. She's also been dealing with her mother's vocal disapproval of her renewed relationship with Justin Bieber , which can't be easy considering how close she is to her mom....More..

Walberg and wife unhurt after Virginia train crash
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Walberg and wife unhurt after Virginia train crash

At least 300 people, including lawmakers, their families and staff, were aboard the train from Washington bound for a Republican policy retreat in West Virginia. They said there have been complaints about equ...More..

Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Teenagers Shot During Massive Migrant Brawl in France

The initial fight, which lasted nearly two hours, broke out on the city's southern outskirts where migrants had been queuing for food handouts. Four Eritreans, aged between 16 and 18, received bullet wounds a...More..

Miguna Miguna: Court orders his release after dramatic arrest
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Miguna Miguna: Court orders his release after dramatic arrest

Omtata's petition highlights an argument that the Government's directive is in utter violations of Article 33 and 34 of the Constitution , which guarantee media freedom and access to information. "Unfortunatel...More..

by | Friday, February 02, 2018

The big questions before the Nunes memo is released

The memo, according to Schiff, suggests that "a cabal of senior officials within the FBI and the Justice Department were so tainted by bias against President Trump that they irredeemably poisoned the ...More..

Trump speech puts emotion ahead of problem-solving
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Trump speech puts emotion ahead of problem-solving

Donald Trump wrongly claimed his State of the Union speech as the most popular of all time. That was a record high for Fox News during a State of the Union speech. Shortly after the speech ended, T...More..

India focuses on rural spending in Budget
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

India focuses on rural spending in Budget

Senior citizens will get higher exemptions on income from interest on bank and post office deposits, health insurance premium and critical illness expense. But to fund these, he let go of the fiscal consolida...More..

'Men in Black' Spinoff: F. Gary Gray in Talks to Direct
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

'Men in Black' Spinoff: F. Gary Gray in Talks to Direct

Once set for theaters on May 19, 2019, the spin-off will now open on June 14, 2019. The Men In Black reboot might very well be happening with Straight Outta Compton's director, F. Sony and Amblin have s...More..

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine

In response to a question about an Associated Press report that detailed a massacre and at least five mass graves in the Myanmar village of Gu Dar Pyin, the envoy said, "These are part of the hallmarks of a...More..

LA School Shooting That Injured 5 'Unintentional,' Police Think
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

LA School Shooting That Injured 5 'Unintentional,' Police Think

Doctors said the bullet did not cause much harm and the boy is in a stable condition. Gloria Echeverria was waiting outside a line of police tape for word on her 13-year-old son. Police officers swarmed the c...More..

by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Medicos welcome Govt's big push to health sector

National Health Protection Scheme , covering up to 5 lakh per annum per family for secondary and tertiary hospitalisation for 10 crore families is a very good move, said most of the doctors. "We need that area ...More..

U.S. says Syria may be making new types of chemical weapons
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

U.S. says Syria may be making new types of chemical weapons

Mattis told reporters that chlorine gas was known to have been weaponized "repeatedly" in attacks in Syria, but added: "We are even more concerned about the possibility of sarin use, and we are looking for th...More..

Machil sector: Three soldiers killed in avalanche
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Machil sector: Three soldiers killed in avalanche

The local medical facility, where they were rushed to after being found, referred them to the 92 base hospital in Srinagar's Badami Bagh. "One soldier was injured". While all the concerned authorities are mon...More..

Sonia Gandhi To Convene Opposition Meet Today
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Sonia Gandhi To Convene Opposition Meet Today

The parties discussed issues including attack on Constitution, rising attack on minorities, communal polarisation, farmers distress and judicial crisis. "Rampant violence across caste creed and community is a m...More..

Wiarton Willie sees shadow, predicts six more weeks of winter
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Wiarton Willie sees shadow, predicts six more weeks of winter

Punxsutawney Phil was taken up top Gobbler's Knob (Yes, it's actually called Gobbler's Knob) and saw his shadow, predicting that winter will stick around for another six weeks. In Winnipeg, there was some co...More..

Palestinian President to address UN Security Council Feb 20
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Palestinian President to address UN Security Council Feb 20

Negative consequences will not only affect the countries receiving refugees, but also the stability and security of the region. The Arab minister also emphasized the rejection of attempts to end the role and ...More..

Designate Moe backs Notley in BC pipeline dispute
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Designate Moe backs Notley in BC pipeline dispute

Notley's aspiration, I'm sure she'll take action", he said . The B.C. NDP government throws a huge roadblock in the way of the federal government-approved, yet-to-be-built Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a...More..

Poland passes Holocaust bill drawing fury of Israel, Ukraine
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Poland passes Holocaust bill drawing fury of Israel, Ukraine

On February 1, the Polish Senate approved without any amendments the law on the Institute of National Remembrance of Poland , which envisages criminal liability for denial of "crimes of Ukrainian nationalis...More..

CJI to hear all PILs
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

CJI to hear all PILs

Later it was suggested by the four judges that a committee should be set up with the involvement of future Chief Justices to prepare the roster, which should be more transparent and made public. Important envir...More..

Maldives' Supreme Court orders release of former president Mohamed Nasheed, opposition leaders
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Maldives' Supreme Court orders release of former president Mohamed Nasheed, opposition leaders

The attorney general said Mr Areef had been sacked because he was uncontactable following the court order. The Supreme Court found that the guilty verdicts had been influenced by the government, saying that...More..

Upset Over Budget, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Calls Party Meet
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Upset Over Budget, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Calls Party Meet

He attributed the injustice in the budget to the ineptness of TDP and BJP alliance in exerting pressure on the Centre. There is nothing worth mentioning that stands to benefit the State. "He is disappointed", a...More..

Black History Month Kickoff
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Black History Month Kickoff

Dayton's proclamation. Originally billed as "Negro History Week", Black History Month began in the United States in 1926, created by the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History along with historia...More..

Teen in 'Slender Man' stabbing gets 40 years in mental hospital
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Teen in 'Slender Man' stabbing gets 40 years in mental hospital

According to the BBC , Geyser's lawyers said her delusions stem from schizophrenia and psychotic spectrum disorder . The two girls both claimed afterwards that they were influenced by "The Slender Man...More..

Three-Point Contest contestants announced
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Three-Point Contest contestants announced

Nance will hope to follow in the footsteps of his father, who won the inaugural NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 1984. Gordon, the 2016 runner-up, will be taking part for the third straight year . The 2016-17 Ki...More..

IDF strikes back following rocket attack from Gaza
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

IDF strikes back following rocket attack from Gaza

Also designated is Harakat al-Sabireen, an Iranian-backed group that operates mainly out of Gaza and the West Bank. "An aircraft targeted a Hamas observation post in the Gaza Strip", an army statement said. "...More..

Alexandria Duval Found Not Guilty of Murdering Twin Sister
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Alexandria Duval Found Not Guilty of Murdering Twin Sister

The proceedings followed Anastasia dying in a 2016 crash after the sisters had become embroiled in a 'hair pulling fight' over the steering wheel. Alexandria, who did not testify, was initially released b...More..

Beaumont Children Investigation: Excavation At Possible Burial Ground Begins
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Beaumont Children Investigation: Excavation At Possible Burial Ground Begins

Detective Superintendent Des Bray said police had previously searched the property in 2013, based on the information provided by the two men, but found nothing. Following the discovery of the animal bones an...More..

United States says Latin America does not need new imperial powers
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

United States says Latin America does not need new imperial powers

A sold-out crowd packed the University of Texas campus Thursday to hear Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outline the priorities for his week-long trip to several Latin American countries. "Venezuela and Cub...More..

Robert Mugabe apologises to sacked former VP Joice Mujuru
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Robert Mugabe apologises to sacked former VP Joice Mujuru

Officials revealed Mugabe had been trying to meet Mujuru for some time, but she had repeatedly turned him down, saying she did not want to meet him in the presence of former first lady Grace Mugabe. "I was misi...More..

by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Timberlake ready for the Big Game performance

Timberlake responded: "Uh, he will never play football". I think I can hopefully offer him some advice on what to do and what not to do, so yeah, but right now we're working on our manners. With the Super Bo...More..

Groundhog Day: Should we put stock in Punxsutawney Phil's predictions?
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Groundhog Day: Should we put stock in Punxsutawney Phil's predictions?

Every Feb. 2 the small Pennsylvania borough of 5,814 residents explodes with about 10,000 tourists, or more if the holiday falls on the weekend. It's been the same Punxsutawney Phil for all 132 years of t...More..

14-year-old human smuggler crashes van after chase
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

14-year-old human smuggler crashes van after chase

In another incident on Tuesday, agents assigned to the Tucson Sector arrested a 25-year-old USA citizen as she attempted to smuggle two male Mexican nationals into the country. A 14-year-old Arizona boy was arr...More..

UK, China to hold joint trade and investment review
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

UK, China to hold joint trade and investment review

Speaking in China , Mrs May sought to reassure Tory MPs anxious about the length of transition, saying it would last about two years and was not "something that is going to go on and on". Also speaking on the ...More..

Train carrying Republican lawmakers crashes, one dead
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Train carrying Republican lawmakers crashes, one dead

Congressman Robert Pittenger talks with Bo. It was a huge jolt. He said he looked out the window and saw a big pile of garbage, and it appeared the train had pushed the truck for a few hundred yards. Right no...More..

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Doesn't Want a Government-Backed 5G Network
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Doesn't Want a Government-Backed 5G Network

The proposed NSC plan acknowledged AT&T , Sprint , T-Mobile and Verizon-the country's biggest wireless companies-are already building their own 5G networks. He said: "The main lesson to draw from the wirele...More..

Syrians win permission to stay in the USA, for now
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Syrians win permission to stay in the USA, for now

While news that the government will be extending protection for Syrians offered temporary relief to thousands, advocacy groups have called for a more permanent solution. Those who entered the country after that...More..

Schumer, Pelosi ask Paul Ryan to intervene in Nunes memo's release
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Schumer, Pelosi ask Paul Ryan to intervene in Nunes memo's release

Rosenstein warned White House Chief of Staff John Kelly that releasing the memo put classified information at risk and beseeched the president to withdraw his support for making it public. The president respo...More..

Thankfully, only one more year to go: Rahul Gandhi on Budget 2018
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Thankfully, only one more year to go: Rahul Gandhi on Budget 2018

The urgent press meet was held in order to clear air on Rahul Gandhi's statement during the peace concert on Tuesday wherein, according to various reports, Rahul Gandhi had made a statement accusing the BJP o...More..

Trump expected to approve release of memo following redactions
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Trump expected to approve release of memo following redactions

The Department of Justice has stressed its preference that the Nunes surveillance memo not be released as well, rubbishing its contents as not all that interesting while also complaining about a lack of colla...More..

Meghan Markle Wears Chic Pantsuit for Night Out with Prince Harry
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Meghan Markle Wears Chic Pantsuit for Night Out with Prince Harry

But she's not telling. She capped off the glamorous look with a glittering bracelet and diamond pendant earrings belonging to the Queen as she arrived for dinner. Chopra went public with her marriage dreams f...More..

Catalan's texts say separatist battle lost
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Catalan's texts say separatist battle lost

If Puigdemont loses support from pro-independence MPs, his bid for power would be over.His spokesman, Joan Maria Piqué, denied Puigdemont was considering withdrawing his candidacy, explaining that he had come u...More..

by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Deutsche Bank Lowers Nostrum Oil & Gas (NOG) Price Target to GBX 350

The consensus recommendation for Foot Locker, Inc. (VOYA)'s shares projecting a $58 target price. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $12.9 a share. Its shares have trimmed -40.52% since hitting a peak leve...More..

British man found guilty of fatal attack outside London mosque
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

British man found guilty of fatal attack outside London mosque

In March another Islamic State-inspired attacker killed five people by driving a vehicle into passers-by on London's Westminster Bridge and then stabbing to death a police officer in the grounds of parliament...More..