• No more 'discriminatory' Mehram-during-Hajj ruling for women: PM
No more 'discriminatory' Mehram-during-Hajj ruling for women: PM

Modi then mentioned one Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, who topped the Kashmir Administrative Services Examination despite being surrounded by terrorism and hatred in and around the Valley. He chose a different path for himself - a path of serving the people. The PM appealed to the youth to register themselves as voters. Indian democracy welcomes our ...

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  • Seaplane crash kills six in Sydney
Seaplane crash kills six in Sydney

The plane was returning the party from a riverside restaurant north of Sydney to Seaplanes' headquarters in the east of the city when it crashed and immediately sank. "We stand ready to provide consular assistance". Acting Superintendent Michael Gorman said: "Information to date is that at approximately 3.10pm, a sea plane was flying west ove...

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  • Doug Jones responds to Roy Moore's challenge to delay certification
Doug Jones responds to Roy Moore's challenge to delay certification

Moore will now face Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the general election in December. Jones is scheduled to be sworn in on January 3. "We call on Secretary of State ( John) Merrill to delay certification until there is a thorough investigation of what three independent election experts agree took place: election fraud sufficient to overtu...

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  • The Last Jedi (Already) Set to Pass $1 Billion at Box Office
The Last Jedi (Already) Set to Pass $1 Billion at Box Office

Star Wars: The Force Awakens achieved that milestone the fastest. It's estimated to finish the weekend with $66 million-plus, bringing its domestic total around $187 million. Worldwide box office had hit a record $38.9 billion in 2015 and then edged down slightly in 2016 to $38.8 billion, so Disney-Luscasfilm's " Star Wars: The Last Jedi " provide...

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  • President Trump Tweets Condolences to Victims in Deadly Colorado Shooting
President Trump Tweets Condolences to Victims in Deadly Colorado Shooting

One unidentified deputy sheriff was pronounced dead at the hospital, where other law enforcement soon after formed a large memorial procession heading to the county coroner's office . C-470 is shut down from Quebec Street to University and County Line Rd is closed from Colorado Blvd to University Boulevard. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office ,...

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  • Houston Police: Arrested man with guns didn't plan to use them
Houston Police: Arrested man with guns didn't plan to use them

The first officers to respond had to call for backup when the boozed up man refused to comply with their orders, Macintosh told the Houston Chronicle website . The man faces charges of unauthorized carrying of weapons. Police called to the Hyatt Regency in downtown Houston to handle a drunk guest got more than they expected.

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  • State Department releases Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner's laptop
State Department releases Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner's laptop

Documents included "call sheets" meant to guide Clinton through phone conversations with figures such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. The fact that Clinton and Abedin previously exchanged classified emails gave federal prosecutors probable cause to justi...

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  • Met Office issue snow and ice warning for Northern Ireland
Met Office issue snow and ice warning for Northern Ireland

The alert was issued on Thursday morning and is valid from 12:05am on Friday through to 9:00am. Snow is expected to fall in impacted areas for a period of time before turning into rain before dawn. A widespread severe frost overnight has led to icy conditions in most parts of the country and some snow showers are expected in places. An orange w...

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  • Near record cold for the new year
Near record cold for the new year

Afternoon readings were generally in the mid to upper 30s, the warmest levels since before last weekend. Temperatures will drop into the teens early Sunday morning and will only warm into the low 30s by the afternoon. Highs will struggle to reach the 30° mark and northerly winds will keep it feeling like we're in the mid-teens. The higher od...

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  • Arizona Bowl Predictions: New Mexico State vs. Utah State 12/29/17
Arizona Bowl Predictions: New Mexico State vs. Utah State 12/29/17

This award was created by Charlie Rogers, a close friend of the Atkins' family, and his former New Mexico State teammates. Since beating UTEP in Albuquerque, USU is 15-22 overall with no winning seasons or bowl victories. "This is my first bowl game experience and it has been really fun, and the weather has been awesome. Utah State , to me, is a...

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  • Putin says St. Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism
Putin says St. Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism

The suspect has been handed over to the Russian Investigative Committee. The FSB did not name the suspect. Russian law enforcement agencies stopped short of immediately describing the supermarket blast as a terror attack, but President Vladimir Putin called it one Thursday.

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  • More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital
More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital

Thursday's bloodshed follows an attack on a private television station in Kabul last month, which was also claimed by the local affiliate of Islamic State. The attack struck as people were gathering for a celebration, the United Nations says. The terror group said in a statement through its propaganda agency that one suicide bomber wearing a ve...

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  • Patidar groups rally behind Gujarat deputy CM to reclaim 'Patel prestige'
Patidar groups rally behind Gujarat deputy CM to reclaim 'Patel prestige'

He hailed Nitin Patel for being "a dedicated worker of the BJP", India Today further reported. Sources said it was to give a message to the high command that he is unhappy with the rejig. Patel did not talk to the press and sat there looking sullen. The Patidar leader also exhorted BJP's Patel leaders to back the Deputy Chief Minister.

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  • Texas boy killed after woman opens fire
Texas boy killed after woman opens fire

He was in the auto with his father and two siblings Thursday evening. Kaden died shortly after being taken to the hospital. "He played. He joked all the time". Police have not made any statements about motives for why the gun was sacked nor why Craig and Castillo left Greenville . Greenville police identified the boy as Kaden Green on Fr...

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  • Berlin New Year party to have women 'safe zone'
Berlin New Year party to have women 'safe zone'

Germans who plan to welcome in the new year in Berlin will do so with "safe zones" meant to protect women from sexual assault. The safe zone will be staffed by the German Red Cross, Berlin Police confirmed this week. Police have asked that participants "avoid aggressive persons and groups" and that female guests "can go to the women's safety area...

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  • 12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments
12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: "We're now tackling a fire on the ninth floor of a 12-storey building on Joiner Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter". Latest reports suggest the fire has been brought under control. He also disclosed that one person had been taken to hospital for treatment after inhaling smoke as the fire...

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  • Russian Federation probe helped by Alexander Downer
Russian Federation probe helped by Alexander Downer

The investigation into possible connections between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign began after a tip-off from Australia, the New York Times reports. However, Mr Papadopoulos is known to have attended several meetings with Mr Trump and other senior officials such as Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as well as meeting ...

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  • Possible risks in investing in 'Virtual Currencies', Government issues advisory
Possible risks in investing in 'Virtual Currencies', Government issues advisory

Virtual Currencies don't have intrinsic value and aren't backed by any assets. "As transactions of VCs are encrypted they are also likely being used to carry out illegal and subversive activities, such as, terror-funding, smuggling, drug trafficking and other money-laundering Acts", the Ministry said .

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  • Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths — George Weah
Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths — George Weah

Weah is a former football star and senator from the Congress for Democratic Change party. He also promised to tackle corruption, which is a big issue in the country, and improve the business environment to attract investments. "Weah honored Sirleaf, calling her 'the Iron Lady of Africa" and promising to 'build upon the institutional gains" her ad...

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  • Grief consumes loved ones of NY apartment fire victims
Grief consumes loved ones of NY apartment fire victims

She expressed regret at the tragedy and said the Foreign Ministry was working with the Jamaican Consulate in NY to get details on the deaths. It took him a moment to realize what was happening. Fire Department of New York (FDNY) personnel work on the scene of an apartment fire in Bronx in New York , U.S., December 29, 2017. Among the dead were...

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