At Least 50 Migrants Killed in Boat Crash Near Libya

Mr Di Giacomo told the Associated Press the dinghy was packed and made of poor quality rubber. At least 25 people died in the incident, exact numbers still unclear. Last year, 3,116 people died trying to cross from North Africa to Europe, according t... More..

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Insha Mushtaq, blinded by pellets in Kashmir, cracks class 10 exam
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Insha Mushtaq, blinded by pellets in Kashmir, cracks class 10 exam

Sedow (Shopian): Insha Mushtaq, the girl completely blinded by pellets while she was inside her home in Shopian during the 2016 uprising, has passed her Class 10 Board exams, despite a clerical error depriving ...More..

Judge dismisses standoff case against Cliven Bundy
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Judge dismisses standoff case against Cliven Bundy

More specifically, she said federal prosecutors failed to disclose info about the presence of snipers around the Bundy Ranch as well as surveillance footage of the standoff between the family and government ag...More..

Zach LaVine to make Bulls debut against Pistons
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Zach LaVine to make Bulls debut against Pistons

On paper, LaVine's scoring ability could make him a bonafide star at shooting guard for the Chicago Bulls , which they haven't had in...a long time. LaVine, sidelined since tearing his ACL last season while ...More..

Team GB targeting best ever Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang 2018
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Team GB targeting best ever Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang 2018

Tuesday's meeting, the first to be held between the two countries in more than two years, began as many potentially awkward encounters do: with small talk about the weather. This year will bring more provocatio...More..

U.S. to sell new interceptor missiles to Japan
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

U.S. to sell new interceptor missiles to Japan

The SM-3 Block IIA is the newest Standard Missile, designed with a larger body to fly faster and farther than earlier variants in order to intercept short- to intermediate-range ballistic missiles. They are the...More..

Trump Administration Removes Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump Administration Removes Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

While Zinke was still making his announcement, the Republican governor said in a statement that he "asked to immediately meet with Secretary Zinke to discuss the concerns I have with this plan". "Florida is obv...More..

Jeremy Hunt becomes secretary of state for health and social care
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Jeremy Hunt becomes secretary of state for health and social care

Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, successfully faced down the Prime Minister when she asked him to become business secretary, forcing Mrs May to tear up her plans to promote or move other ministers who were a...More..

Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with U.S.: defence minister
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with U.S.: defence minister

Sufi Mohammad will be set free and the paperwork for his release are already being processed, Fida Gul, a defense lawyer, said. He was answering a specific question about what the United States will do if an ...More..

First denaturalization occurs after start of Operation Janus, DOJ says
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

First denaturalization occurs after start of Operation Janus, DOJ says

Singh's attorney could not be immediately reached. The move potentially makes him subject to deportation. It is the first denaturalization to occur because of Operation Janus , the Department of Justice sa...More..

If you thought 2017 was hot, now it's official
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

If you thought 2017 was hot, now it's official

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said in its annual climate statement on Wednesday the unprecedented bleaching episodes in consecutive summers came as sea surface temperatures around Australia in 2017 wer...More..

Beef traders in Goa call off strike
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Beef traders in Goa call off strike

So, there is expected shortage of meat supply in Goa. President of Qureshi Meat Traders Association of Goa, Manna Bepari, said the traders are suffering huge losses due to the strike. Cow protection groups, i...More..

Magnitude 7.6 natural disaster strikes Caribbean
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Magnitude 7.6 natural disaster strikes Caribbean

People near the coast of those nations should seek higher ground immediately. "Monitoring is underway to further evaluate the tsunami threat". This affects the coastlines of the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Mex...More..

Slain radio host's husband hired man to kill her
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Slain radio host's husband hired man to kill her

The 47-year-old had suffered several gunshot wounds. Francis Mullholland and Joseph Mulholland were not related, the prosecutor's office said. James Kauffman and 61-year-old Ferdinand Augello, of Petersburg...More..

Cold wave grips Kashmir; may continue for next 2 days
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Cold wave grips Kashmir; may continue for next 2 days

Water in the Lake, particularly near the banks was frozen as people woke up this morning. Water bodies, including nallahs besides drains were also frozen. He said it was the lowest night temperature of the se...More..

Maria Caulfield hits back at critics over position on abortion
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Maria Caulfield hits back at critics over position on abortion

Pro-choice activists had condemned giving the role to the Tory who led parliamentary opposition to decriminalising unapproved abortions, arguing the law change would put women and unborn children at risk. Campa...More..

Trump fixes 'enormously consensual' presidency tweet
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump fixes 'enormously consensual' presidency tweet

So much so that, despite my own frustration over his missteps, there has never been a day when I wished Hillary Clinton were president", Trump's original post reads. Why did Trump change this one, crucial wor...More..

Was President Trump 'Feared Dead' After a Fire at Trump Tower?
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Was President Trump 'Feared Dead' After a Fire at Trump Tower?

The blaze reportedly broke out at around 6.58am on Monday, NBC4 NY reported , and appears to have affacted the top of the building, which would put the blaze close to Trump's own penthouse residence and severa...More..

S. African president to appoint commission of inquiry into
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

S. African president to appoint commission of inquiry into "state capture"

South African President Jacob Zuma announced Tuesday that he made a decision to appoint a commission of inquiry into state capture. The announcement came amid opposition calls for Zuma's impeachment. "I have ...More..

Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States

The results put annual average temperatures for the Lower 48 states at 54.6 degrees Fahrenheit, 2.6 degrees higher than the average for the 20th century. NOAA and NASA will release their global temperature repo...More..