Bruce Springsteen Cover Band Pulls Out of Inaugural Event

The group and its keyboardist and manager, Will Forte, posted a message on Facebook saying that they have decided not to perform out of "respect and gratitude" for Springsteen, who supported Hillary Clinton in the election and has since been critic... More..

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Wife of Pulse nightclub shooter arrested in California

Noor Salman faces charges of aiding and abetting as well as obstruction of justice, according to CBS . KPIX 5 heard from one of her neighbors, who said they kept to themselves. The wife of Pulse nightclub s...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

German automakers will pay tariff on cars built outside US

As far as business is concerned, the most alarming part of Trump's interview was a threat of import duties (already familiar to US ears) that sent a chill through German auto stocks: BMW lost 1.3%, Daimler ...More..

Ireland: Sinn Fein calls for new elections, alleges British and unionist sabotage
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Ireland: Sinn Fein calls for new elections, alleges British and unionist sabotage

He rejected assertions that the election's timing would deny Northern Ireland a voice in the Brexit negotiations planed to start by the end of March. Lord Empey hit out at both the "political opportunism" of ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Oman sets quotas for oil firms to comply with output-cut deal

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said that draining off a stockpile "overhang" of more than 300 million barrels - enough to supply China for nearly a month - was the main aim of supply curbs ag...More..

Archaeologists Unearth Pendant That May Be Linked To Anne Frank
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Archaeologists Unearth Pendant That May Be Linked To Anne Frank

The pendant is believed to be one of two in existence, the other belonged to Anne Frank. The Hebrew words "Mazal Tov" are etched on one side and the Hebrew letter "ה", which means God, is on the other along wit...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Shooting at Mexican resort nightclub leaves 5 dead

So far, at least four people are dead, Sky News reports . A Scottish DJ posted a warning on Twitter just after 2:00am, urging people to stay in their hotel rooms. Local media is reporting the shootings a...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Snow, sleet, freezing rain expected Sunday night into Monday

Rain will be likely along a warm front Tuesday morning into the afternoon. It expects the precipitation to turn to all freezing rain after 3 o'clock in the morning Monday . The unsettled pattern will keep ra...More..

Michael Jackson Impersonator Lands King of Pop Role in Lifetime Biopic
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Michael Jackson Impersonator Lands King of Pop Role in Lifetime Biopic

Reportedly, it is said that hours after United Kingdom channel Sky pulled the plug on an upcoming scripted program featuring Michael Jackson due to criticism, Lifetime revealed that the network has planned ...More..

Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police bombing
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Bahrain executes 3 convicted in deadly police bombing

Executions are rare in Bahrain, a Western allied kingdom tucked between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Abbas al-Samea, Sami Mushaima and Ali al-Singace were convicted of a bomb attack that killed three policemen, inc...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Fallon Devotes Entire Show to Michelle Obama

Wonder then joined Fallon and Mrs. Obama on the couch as he sang, "I'm holding the first lady's hand, don't tell the president, but I'm holding the first lady's hand". But if she and the others who spoke to t...More..

Netanyahu says Paris peace meeting 'rigged' against Israel
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Netanyahu says Paris peace meeting 'rigged' against Israel

As the conference got underway, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the efforts "futile" and signaled he was looking forward to Trump's inauguration. The statement also "welcomed" the adoption of...More..

At Least 10 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Brazil
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

At Least 10 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Brazil

Police had surrounded the prison overnight, but waited until noon to enter because of reports that inmates remained armed and out of their cells. Killings and decapitations are common in Brazil's prisons, but...More..

Three inmates beheaded in Brazil prison riot
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Three inmates beheaded in Brazil prison riot

Security forces stormed the prison in northeastern Rio Grande do Norte state at dawn on Sunday and restored order after 14 hours of violence, local authorities said. Almost 100 inmates died in riots earlier thi...More..

Serbia sends back new Belgrade-Kosovo train after bomb threats
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Serbia sends back new Belgrade-Kosovo train after bomb threats

Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, but while it is supported by many in the West, Serbia does not recognise the split. Kosovo media published video footage of police special units in armoured v...More..

More than 100 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

More than 100 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

Nearly 26,000 unaccompanied minors arrived in Italy by sea previous year, more than double the number in 2015, mainly from Eritrea, Egypt, the Gambia and Nigeria. Italian authorities say that more than 180,000 ...More..

Que's mother slams trans-Tasman trip as 'irresponsible, dangerous'
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Que's mother slams trans-Tasman trip as 'irresponsible, dangerous'

Langdon was charged with "taking a child from New Zealand" but told the ABC a broken rudder forced him to cross the Tasman sea in a 6.4-metre catamaran with his daughter. Mr Chapman said he parted ways with Ms ...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan rips into Donald Trump

Brennan, a veteran national security official, said that the intelligence community had "no interest" in undermining Trump and his team, and that his public denunciations of intelligence agencies posed problems...More..

Polish Leaders Welcome US Troops As Part Of NATO Buildup
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Polish Leaders Welcome US Troops As Part Of NATO Buildup

Meanwhile, Russia called the deployment a threat to its own security. "It's a great day today when we can welcome, here in Zagan, American soldiers who represent the best, the greatest army in the world", Szy...More..

Tristram Hunt quits as Labour MP to become V&A director
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Tristram Hunt quits as Labour MP to become V&A director

Hunt, who has a BA and a PhD in History from Cambridge where he attended Trinity College, insists that this move is not meant to "rock the boat", despite his fierce criticism of Jeremy Corbyn and the direction ...More..

Gandhi Will Soon Get Removed From Notes: Haryana Minister Anil Vij
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Gandhi Will Soon Get Removed From Notes: Haryana Minister Anil Vij

According to a statement issued by the student wing of the Congress party, Delhi Police used light force to disperse them and later they were taken to Tughlaq Road Police Station. "Mahatma Gandhi was the greate...More..

Syria accuses Israel of military airport rocket attack
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Syria accuses Israel of military airport rocket attack

The attack was the third such incident recently, according to the Syrian government. Tel Aviv neither confirmed nor denied involvement in striking targets inside Syria. Syrian military command said on Janua...More..

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Bring Iridium Satellites Into Orbit
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Bring Iridium Satellites Into Orbit

This launch from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base was the first for SpaceX since the September 2016 explosion of a Falcon 9 at Cape Canaveral in Florida. "The new satellites are a lot more powerful, a l...More..

Donald Trump approval still low as inauguration looms
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Donald Trump approval still low as inauguration looms

He thanked the American people for making him both a better president and a better man, concluding, "It has been the honor of my life to serve you as president". Bush, who had 65 percent approval days before he...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Obama orders lifting of trade sanctions on Sudan

In the meantime, the Treasury Department authorized Americans to do business in Sudan and export products there, effective immediately. It also does not affect US claims that Bashir has committed war crimes, th...More..

Iraqi forces make more territorial gains against Daesh in, around Mosul
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Iraqi forces make more territorial gains against Daesh in, around Mosul

Advances by elite forces in the city's east and northeast have picked up speed in a new push since the turn of the year, and US -backed forces have for the first time reached the Tigris river, which bisects the...More..

Khloé Kardashian Says Paris Arrests Bringing
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Khloé Kardashian Says Paris Arrests Bringing "Closure" For Kim

There were initial reports that the chauffeur who drove Kim around Paris during her visit to the city in September and October past year was also involved and leaking information to the group, but he has been ...More..

France to host meeting on revival of Israel-Palestine peace talks
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

France to host meeting on revival of Israel-Palestine peace talks

Lee said Toner's comments sounded odd after the USA abstained last month from a U.N. Security Council vote that critics say was anti-Israel, breaking with decades of American policy to defend the Jewish state a...More..

Tony Bradley will not play on Saturday for North Carolina
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Tony Bradley will not play on Saturday for North Carolina

The Seminoles' school-record 12-game winning streak has vaulted them into the top 10 in the polls for the first time since 1993. PJ Savoy and Terance Mann each scored 10. There have been numerous times this sea...More..

Abe and Duterte like to be 'more than friends'
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Abe and Duterte like to be 'more than friends'

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella previously said "apparently, they have struck a certain resonant chord between the two of them". "I am humbled by this demonstration of friendship and look forward to ...More..

'I'm Not Going To Give You a Question
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

'I'm Not Going To Give You a Question

Shortly after that, Buzzfeed News published a 35-page document containing detailed descriptions about Russia's efforts to compromise Trump. Other journalists, meanwhile, have followed in Fox News' footste...More..

Industrial activity grows 5.7% in Nov despite demonetisation
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Industrial activity grows 5.7% in Nov despite demonetisation

Meanwhile, the industrial production grew by 5.7 per cent in November against contraction of 3.4 per cent same month previous year. Manufacturing sector, which constitutes over 75 per cent of the index, gre...More..

Virginia Man Pays Taxes With 300000 Pennies To DMV
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Virginia Man Pays Taxes With 300000 Pennies To DMV

Stafford filed three lawsuits, which were later dismissed after a representative of the state's attorney general handed over to Stafford a list of the requested phone numbers. Nick Stafford posted the entire b...More..

Erdogan says Greeks 'fleeing' settlement over Cyprus
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Erdogan says Greeks 'fleeing' settlement over Cyprus

Power and the role of the EU: There is talk of a rotating presidency, but how would that work? The strategically located island in the eastern Mediterranean, a former British colony, was split after a Turkis...More..

Le Moyne College wants to be part of Governor's Tuition Plan
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Le Moyne College wants to be part of Governor's Tuition Plan

The new initiative will be phased in over three years, beginning for New Yorkers making up to $100,000 annually in the fall of 2017, increasing to $110,000 in 2018, and reaching $125,000 in 2019. State Assembly...More..

Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's ex-husband, dies aged 86
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Lord Snowdon, Princess Margaret's ex-husband, dies aged 86

From then on, he was known by the titles the Earl of Snowdon and Viscount Linley. A family spokesman said he died peacefully at home, leaving behind four children. Over this esteemed career as a photographer,...More..

Boy, 12, 'points gun at classmate's head and demands chicken nugget'
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Boy, 12, 'points gun at classmate's head and demands chicken nugget'

The courageous young girl actually smacked the gun away from her head in the would-be McNugget heist that took place inside a Manhattan subway station. The boy was taken into custody by police Wednesday "after ...More..

Snowboarder rides and survives avalanche because of backpack
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Snowboarder rides and survives avalanche because of backpack

Wednesday morning when he entered an area called Chocolate Bowl, he wrote in notes with the video posted online. His family chipped in to buy him the inflatable backpack , which works in a similar way to a aut...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

This Is What Trump's CIA Pick Thinks About Encrypted Messaging Apps

CIA leaders in the seventh-floor suites of the agency's headquarters in Langley, Va., are bracing for a confrontation after Trump's team enters the White House next week. Pompeo is a graduate of the U.S. Milita...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Amazon expresses regret, removes Indian flag doormats from its Canada website

On Wednesday, after she had received a complaint about Amazon Canada selling doormats depicting the Indian flag on its site, Swaraj reacted sharply and asked the e-retailer to withdraw the products and tender a...More..

San Diego Chargers Are Reportedly Moving To Los Angeles
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

San Diego Chargers Are Reportedly Moving To Los Angeles

The Chargers attempted to beat the Rams to L.A. but were thwarted last season when National Football League owners chose the Rams' stadium proposal over an alternate plan in which the Chargers and Oaklan...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Prince William tells grieving girl 'I lost my mummy too'

I lost my mum when I was 15 and my brother was 12". Do you speak about your daddy? "So it was very important that Shinobi talked to somebody about how he was feeling even now years on". It was very emotional an...More..

Walker says UW tuition cut will be 'significant'
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Walker says UW tuition cut will be 'significant'

Walker stopped at Hawthorne Global Aviation as a part of a four-city tour the day after delivering his State of the State address. "So if it's blank number million dollars less from what they're now at that t...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

France's Marine Le Pen Spotted at Trump Tower in New York City

An aide to Le Pen, who leads in the latest opinion poll for the presidency, declined to comment on her reason for being in the lobby of the building on Thursday. 'We don't communicate about private visits '. ...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association approve 48-nation participation in 2026 World Cup

The U.S. would be the tournament's main host with the most games, including the final. From the organisational standpoint, there will be more games, more training facilities but it increases the opportunity for...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

BC gives Kinder Morgan environmental green light

The expansion would triple the capacity of the existing pipeline, which runs from near Edmonton to Burnaby, B.C., and is expected to increase tanker traffic seven-fold. "The First Nations issue has certainly no...More..

Madonna and entertainment world react to Barack Obama's farewell address
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Madonna and entertainment world react to Barack Obama's farewell address

It was a question asked by many during President Barack Obama's farewell speech on Tuesday night: Where was Sasha? She wasn't in the audience with her mom or sister, and she was also missing when the Obama fam...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

VW Emissions-Cheating Deal Could Put Employees in Hot Seat

The individuals are former VW brand head of development Hainz-Jakob Neusser; former VW head of engine development Jens Hadler; Richard Dorenkamp, who led a team of engineers that developed the first diesel engi...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sushma Swaraj's warning to Amazon over sale of tricolour doormats

She tweeted that if Amazon failed to do so, visas would not be granted to Amazon employees and those already granted would be rescinded. "We'll also rescind the Visas issued earlier". Swaraj, who learned of ...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Passengers stranded on Movie World roller-coaster

Sky News reported some passengers had been rescued already, while others remained on the ride. "So our technical response crews are assessing how to get them down at the moment and making sure they are hydra...More..