Ben Stokes cleared for England comeback despite serious legal charge

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was charged with affray on Monday following an incident outside a nightclub, casting fresh doubt over his global future after he missed the side's ill-fated Ashes tour. Hales is not included. The England and Wa... More..

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The US backpedals on new Kurdish force as Turkey prepares for war
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

The US backpedals on new Kurdish force as Turkey prepares for war

Turkey said on January 17 that it would not hesitate to take action against Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there. Headed by President ...More..

Amazon Echo Australian Launch: Pricing, Models And Availability
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Amazon Echo Australian Launch: Pricing, Models And Availability

The ability to place shopping orders via Amazon's new Australian online store, however, will not be available for online shoppers until later on, with Limp saying the feature will come "in the course of time"...More..

Padmaavat: Supreme Court suspends ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Padmaavat: Supreme Court suspends ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie

CJI Dipak Misra said that constitutional rights such as free speech can not be kept at bay. SC must be congratulated for upholding not just freedom of speech but artists' rights to present a story in the mann...More..

Israeli court orders continued detention of Palestinian teen activist and her mother
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Israeli court orders continued detention of Palestinian teen activist and her mother

Ahed Tamimi is brought to a courtroom inside the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem. Israeli forces detained 21 Palestinians during pre dawn raids on Wednesday in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusale...More..

India test-fires ICBM Agni-V
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

India test-fires ICBM Agni-V

Until recently, the longest range missile India had was Agni-III with a range of 3000-3500 km. It is the fifth variant in the series of medium to long range Agni missiles. At home, the launch also coincided w...More..

Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette OK after three-vehicle accident in Jacksonville
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette OK after three-vehicle accident in Jacksonville

The Highway Patrol said Fournette was not at fault in the crash. Fortunately, the Jags have announced that it was a minor accident and that Fournette was not injured. Fournette ran for 1,040 yards and nine touc...More..

Fractured Republicans seek unity to avert shutdown
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Fractured Republicans seek unity to avert shutdown

The House Freedom Caucus isn't making it easy for Republican leaders to keep the government funded. "Good will but no progress", said Sen. Mattis calls North Korea situation "sobering" Bipartisan group t...More..

Campaign group attempts to create new U.S. state called New California
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Campaign group attempts to create new U.S. state called New California

A (somewhat inaccurate) map of the proposed boundaries of the new state, obtained from the activists by USA Today , indicates that New California would include all of the state except the coastal region exte...More..

Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

The meeting at Chabad House was an emotional affair as Netanyahu kissed Moshe. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had met Moshe and his grandparents during a visit to Israel in July last and told him that he could ...More..

CJI Dipak Misra meets four senior-most SC judges
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

CJI Dipak Misra meets four senior-most SC judges

The four judges met CJI Dipak Misra on Monday morning. Sources said , Justice Chelameswar had a brief meeting with another dissenting judge Justice Ranjan Gogoi at his residence. They went on to add that...More..

UBM shares soar as Informa make further merger offer
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

UBM shares soar as Informa make further merger offer

UBM's share price jumped +12.71% at 9:04 AM GMT. The new group's board of directors would consist of seven non-exec directors from Informa and three from UBM , and the combined company would be 65.5 per...More..

Netanyahu says US will move embassy to Jerusalem within this year
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Netanyahu says US will move embassy to Jerusalem within this year

For an Israeli leader who is desperate to nurture new alliances as tensions dominate some old alliances, it was a dream trip. Both men also used social media to show pictures of them embracing. Netanyahu is a...More..

52 dead in bus fire in western Kazakhstan
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

52 dead in bus fire in western Kazakhstan

In this Kazakhstan Ministry for Emergency Situations photo, made available on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, a bus burns on a road in near the village of Kalybai in Kazakhstan. A photograph posted online showed the b...More..

Canadian woman convicted in friend's murder
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Canadian woman convicted in friend's murder

According to reports , Antoine also lied to police by telling them that she was with a different friend on that night, before going home to meet up with her uncle. That friend dropped a dime on Antoine. Jenn...More..

Top Turkey security council slams U.S., reiterates threats against Syrian Kurds
by | Thursday, January 18, 2018

Top Turkey security council slams U.S., reiterates threats against Syrian Kurds

Turkey warned the USA that the deployment of an American-backed, Kurdish-led force in northern Syria along the Turkish border could cause irreparable harm to the countries' ties. The growing prospect of a milit...More..

Belgium: Bodies found after Antwerp apartment explosion
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Belgium: Bodies found after Antwerp apartment explosion

The explosion also caused a number of buildings in the Paardenmarkt area of the city to collapse, potentially leaving people trapped in the rubble. Antwerp Police said: "The explosion on Paardenmarkt possib...More..

Parents Arrested After Their 13 Children Are Found Shackled, Malnourished
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Parents Arrested After Their 13 Children Are Found Shackled, Malnourished

After being interviewed, they were each booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center on suspicion of torture and child endangerment , the release said. The family had relocated from Texas to California in 201...More..

Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Democrat Phil Murphy replacing GOP Gov. Chris Christie

Murphy, 60, said he plans to put together a team that is as "diverse as the community we serve", describing New Jersey as "the most diverse state in the United States" and saying he has found many qualified a...More..

UAE: Qatari Fighter Jets Intercept Passenger Planes
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

UAE: Qatari Fighter Jets Intercept Passenger Planes

The UAE is home to two major national carriers, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad and Dubai-based Emirates . Alya al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the United Nations, said the airspace invasions constituted a "flagr...More..

New Japanese Trailer For Avengers: Infinity War
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

New Japanese Trailer For Avengers: Infinity War

It seems unlikely that Hemsworth is interested in returning to the same version of Thor that he played in the first two movies, but rather wants to continue down the road paved by Thor : Ragnarok director,...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Cuomo's $168B budget is pure fantasy

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a 3 percent state school increase in his 2018-19 executive budget released Tuesday, including a small hike for nine school districts in the Cayuga County area. Instead, we got prett...More..

Myanmar says camps for Rohingya will be ready next week
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Myanmar says camps for Rohingya will be ready next week

The process, which is to start next Tuesday (January 23, 2018), is expected to take two years. The agreement does not specify when repatriation will commence but outlines providing temporary shelter to return...More..

Rockets Invade Clippers' Locker Room To Confront Blake Griffin & More - Shocking Details
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Rockets Invade Clippers' Locker Room To Confront Blake Griffin & More - Shocking Details

The Clippers , "stunned" to see the Rockets invading their locker room, reportedly leaped to their feet upon realizing that they had visitors. You can read all the gory details via ESPN's insider Adrian Wo...More..

Harmony closes its campuses due to inclement weather
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Harmony closes its campuses due to inclement weather

Cyprian's Episcopal School and St. Patrick's Catholic School . McClain Christian Academy will close both campuses Tuesday. The delay will not extend the school day and all schools will dismiss at their r...More..

'Unfair' to accuse Duterte of bid to shut down Rappler - Roque
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Unfair' to accuse Duterte of bid to shut down Rappler - Roque

Duterte said some oligarchs and rich families were using their media companies to wield power and influence and to shield themselves from prosecution. Roque also stressed that the SEC, which he called an inde...More..

Venezuela coup 'action hero' Oscar Pérez is captured by Maduro forces
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Venezuela coup 'action hero' Oscar Pérez is captured by Maduro forces

Oscar Perez made global headlines a year ago when he stole a police helicopter and used it to attack government buildings. Members of Mr Maduro's government scoffed at Mr Perez on Monday. The encounter took ...More..

Russia slams US calls for for Iran; Germany seeks extra element
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Russia slams US calls for for Iran; Germany seeks extra element

Lavrov said the past year had not been easy from a foreign policy perspective as he took questions on Syria, Ukraine, the Korean peninsula and other global issues, in a diplomatic roundup of 2017. Lavrov said d...More..

Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting

Police officers secure the scene where unknown assailants opened fire and killed Oliver Ivanovic. In 2016, he was convicted of war crimes linked to the killings of four ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war...More..

Little Moshe arrives in Mumbai, says he's very happy
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Little Moshe arrives in Mumbai, says he's very happy

Now, Moshe will return to what was once his home for the first time, with his grandparents, as they accompany Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the Mumbai leg of his visit. "But he will alw...More..