Explosion reportedly kills at least 23 people

It is fighting alongside the Fateh al-Sham Front, a former al-Qaeda affiliate, to repel a Syrian army offensive launched previous year. The nature of the explosion was not immediately clear. The Idlib offensive carries significant risks. Israel is ... More..

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Worst rail service, Govia Thameslink Railway, will be given more money
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Worst rail service, Govia Thameslink Railway, will be given more money

Much of the disruption has been caused by a shortage of train crews, the report said. The Department for Transport ( DfT ) implemented decisions that "have negatively impacted on passengers", it found, al...More..

All shops in borough set to charge for plastic bags
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

All shops in borough set to charge for plastic bags

MICHAEL Gove will tomorrow unveil plans for a cash-in-return for plastic bottle scheme in a bid to kill Britain's "throwaway culture". In addition, he is said to be considering plans to tackle disposable coffe...More..

Sanders already places blame for government shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sanders already places blame for government shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had already dashed House Speaker Paul Ryan's dreams of targeting the poorest Americans in 2018, and on Saturday Trump seemed to do the same. "But at this point, I don't kn...More..

Germany to Demand UK Pay for Post-Brexit Bank Access
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Germany to Demand UK Pay for Post-Brexit Bank Access

Mr Davis has previously told MPs that he wants the deal to deliver the "exact same benefits" that the United Kingdom has as a member of the EU. Even before the negotiations start on Britain's future relations...More..

Florida lawmakers admit to affair, issue joint apology
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Florida lawmakers admit to affair, issue joint apology

Latvala resigned December 20, two months after another State Senator, Jeff Clemens , D-Lake Worth, resigned after admitting to an affair with a lobbyist. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement was alerte...More..

Cardin seeks more aggressive response from Trump to Russian cyber campaign
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Cardin seeks more aggressive response from Trump to Russian cyber campaign

One year after US intelligence agencies detailed the scale and scope of Russian efforts to undermine the 2016 presidential elections, the United States still lacks "a coherent, comprehensive and coordinated a...More..

Boy, 16, in court over murder of shop worker in north London
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Boy, 16, in court over murder of shop worker in north London

Mr Patel is believed to have suffered a serious head wound after being punched in the chest and falling to the ground. Amjad Salaam, 72, who works at a nearby dry cleaners, described Mr Patel as an "honest" a...More..

'Diplomatic breakthrough' in North-South Korea talks
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

'Diplomatic breakthrough' in North-South Korea talks

In Tuesday's South-North Korea talks, North Korea confirmed that they will be sending athletes to compete in the Winter Olympics , as well as cultural performers, an Olympic delegation, spectators, and press. ...More..

Encryption is 'urgent public safety issue — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Encryption is 'urgent public safety issue — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Talking at a cyber-security conference in NY recently, FBI's director said the Bureau was unable to access nearly 7,800 devices in the past year, despite having obtained legal rights to do so. The battle betwee...More..

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's copter ride billed to Ockhi fund, revoked
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's copter ride billed to Ockhi fund, revoked

Revenue department additional chief secretary PH Kurien issued the order regarding the allocation of money on January 6. As it is, due to paucity of funds the state government was struggling to provide adequa...More..

Memphis pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Memphis pastor accused of sexual assault has book canceled

Before Savage addressed the congregation Sunday, Conlee told members "there was room to disagree but still respect one another". Jules Woodson, the then-high school senior from the incident, described in de...More..

Barely escaped abduction attempt, claims Pakistan journalist working for Indian media house
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Barely escaped abduction attempt, claims Pakistan journalist working for Indian media house

Journalism is not a crime. Siddiqui, using the Twitter handle of Cyril Almeida, a Dawn News journalist, tweeted that he was on his way to the airport when he was almost abducted. He wrote: "With @ TahaSSiddiq...More..

Wintry mix Wednesday night to turn to snow on Thursday
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wintry mix Wednesday night to turn to snow on Thursday

In a narrow swath, from the New Ulm/Mankato areas northeast to east central Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, up to 7 inches is possible. Gusts up to 40 miles per hour could be seen in rural Wright County. In ...More..

Dublin Fire Brigade battle HUGE blaze at metal recycling centre
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade battle HUGE blaze at metal recycling centre

Eight units of Dublin Fire Brigade are attending a major fire at a recycling centre and auto scrapyard in St Margaret's in north Dublin. Dublin Fire Brigade posted photos from the scene on their Twitter acc...More..

Father turns teen son into police after finding child porn on phone
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Father turns teen son into police after finding child porn on phone

Paul allegedly told the DailyMail.com his son was planning to sell the pictures to a classmate he suspected was a pedophile. Bond was set at $10,000, cash only, 10 percent not authorized. He admitted that he wa...More..

AAP govt approves tender for purchase of 1000 Cluster buses
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

AAP govt approves tender for purchase of 1000 Cluster buses

The government will also pay for attendants above 18 years accompanying the pilgrims, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Any Delhiite above 60 years will be eligible for the scheme but s/he should not...More..

In the Korea Talks, Why Kim Jong Un Can't Lose
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

In the Korea Talks, Why Kim Jong Un Can't Lose

That's according to a State Department statement after rare talks Tuesday between the two Koreas. On Tuesday, the isolationist North Korean regime agreed to hold a diplomatic meeting with their neighbor South...More..

1 killed as anti-austerity protests erupt in Tunisia
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

1 killed as anti-austerity protests erupt in Tunisia

A man is dead after a protest against Tunisian government austerity measures turned violent. Protests against rising prices and tax increased spread to around 10 towns across the North African country, res...More..

Journos who went with Mamata Banerjee caught stealing silver cutlery in London
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Journos who went with Mamata Banerjee caught stealing silver cutlery in London

Reports suggest that the senior journalists were seen stuffing their bags with the silver cutlery into their bags and purses placed on their laps. CCTV footage nailed the journalists. A senior journalist with...More..