"Entering Politics, We'll Change System", Says Rajinikanth: 10 Facts

I repeat here, politics is not new to me. I have been a witness to it since 1996. "We will see when the war comes and war is nothing but an election". "I will announce my stand on politics on December 31", he had said. Earlier, I said let the time ... More..

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by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital

At least one suicide bomber was able to sneak into the event and sit among the participants before detonating his device, Shiite leader Abdul Hussain Ramazandada said citing witnesses. More broadly, the Afghan ...More..

Wind chill advisory sent
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Wind chill advisory sent

A steady stream of icy air will continue to pour into West Michigan with wind chills below zero both Saturday and Sunday nights. And New Year's Eve celebrations, if they are outside, could be below zero. Wint...More..

Iran cities hit by anti-government protests
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Iran cities hit by anti-government protests

Police arrested 52 people in Thursday's protests, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a judicial official as saying in Mashhad. "Iran's leaders have turned a wealthy country with a rich history and cult...More..

2 dead, including gunman, in Long Beach workplace shooting
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

2 dead, including gunman, in Long Beach workplace shooting

Reports also suggested that the gunman was dead. 12/29/16 3:35PM | Police are now investigating a shooting at a business in Bixby Knolls that left multiple people injured. They received reports of a shooter a...More..

Colorado Rockies reportedly sign Wade Davis to three-year deal
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Colorado Rockies reportedly sign Wade Davis to three-year deal

The Davis deal includes a fourth-year option that could push the deal upwards of $60 million. Over nine Major League Baseball seasons, primarily with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Kansas City Royals , he has ...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Police officers killed in shooting outside Egypt church

Pope Tawadros II says that since 2013 there have been 37 sectarian attacks on Christians in Egypt, almost one incident per month. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Since December ...More..

Former world footballer of the year George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Former world footballer of the year George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election

After a peaceful presidential run-off on the 26th of December, 2017 the former football star garnered 61.5% of the vote while his opponent, Joseph Boakai was far behind with 38.5%. He entered politics after h...More..

Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband

Sources told PIX11 that Wells and her husband had a history of domestic violence and that police were called to the home at least once before. Tonie Wells, 22, was found dead in her Crown Heights, Brooklyn, h...More..

Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots Climb Past $300M
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots Climb Past $300M

What would Michael Francis do if he won the $435 million Powerball? Of course if the chance of winning either game is ridiculous, the chance of winning both is ridiculous on steroids - 1 in 88 quadrillion, ...More..

Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Chokehold Victim, Brain Dead
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Chokehold Victim, Brain Dead

His apparent last words - "I can't breathe!" Garner emerged as a fiery critic of the NYPD and police brutality after Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo killed her father in July 2014 using a chokehold-a technique t...More..

Alabama officials certify Doug Jones' win in special US Senate election
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Alabama officials certify Doug Jones' win in special US Senate election

The Alabama State Canvassing Board , which includes Gov. Kay Ivey, Secretary of State John Merrill and Attorney General Steve Marshall, signed the certification to officially confirm Jones' stunning victory ...More..

'Very, very tragic' crash kills 3 children outside Stark City
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

'Very, very tragic' crash kills 3 children outside Stark City

Troopers say three children were killed in a crash Tuesday evening in southwest Missouri. Leticia Verde was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Joplin with moderate injuries. Four people in the SUV ...More..

Support for WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8 is ending on December 31
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Support for WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8 is ending on December 31

WhatsApp has plans to withdraw support for Symbian S40 after December 31, 2018, and for Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread after February 1, 2020. Blackberry OS is an extremely dated operating system (released in 1999) ...More..

Dominion Energy joins effort to help rebuild electric grid in Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Dominion Energy joins effort to help rebuild electric grid in Puerto Rico

Dominion Energy Virginia - as part of a nationwide initiative - is sending 82 crew member to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico in the new year. "We know the value of mutual assistance partnerships and are proud t...More..

Colder weather on the way
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Colder weather on the way

For instance, in Presque Isle, Maine, the high temperature in the town not far from Canada was -5 degrees, and that doesn't factor in wind chill. Commuters may face hazardous travel conditions Wednesday morni...More..

New Jerusalem Train Station To Be Named After Trump
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

New Jerusalem Train Station To Be Named After Trump

The Western Wall is part of the structure that once held Jerusalem's holy temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in A.D. 70. President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner, left, at the Western Wall in Jerusal...More..

Christmas Day shooting : Three Dead in Phoenix Standoff
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Christmas Day shooting : Three Dead in Phoenix Standoff

When they arrived, they found a woman shot in the parking lot. She had already been shot and killed. Police said that the suspect and woman who was killed were the children of the suspect and the victim. The gu...More..

Drawing for tied House race delayed; Democrats to file challenge
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Drawing for tied House race delayed; Democrats to file challenge

No word has yet been given by her opponent David Yancey's on the request. Wheeler said she expects the court to act on Simonds' motion quickly, because "there is some urgency involved here". If Yancey wins, the...More..

Extends hours to prepay property taxes
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Extends hours to prepay property taxes

Under the new tax code, taxpayers will no longer be able to deduct state and local taxes from their federal bill once they hit a $10,000 threshold. Property owners who now pay more than $10,000 for their taxe...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Four bodies found in basement of Troy apartment house

The dead include the property manager at the apartment, Troy police told reporters. Troy police say 54-year-old Charles Louis Foster is being held on a $300,000 bond. "Unfortunately, it's disgusting, terrible...More..

Trump Renews Criticism Against Steele Dossier Following Fox Report
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Trump Renews Criticism Against Steele Dossier Following Fox Report

The Washington Times says its sources who are familiar with investigations being pursued by members of both the U.S. House and Senate say the FBI still refuses to "repudiate" the "dossier", even though those s...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

United States sanctions two more North Korean officials over ballistic missile programme

The U.S. sanctions followed new punitive measures imposed Friday on North Korea by the United Nations. Solid-fuel missiles can be fired on shorter notice as they do not have to be fueled prior to launch. "Thr...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Virginia communities offer Christmas tree recycling

Claytor Lake State Park wants your tree to provide Christmas for the fishes. By combining forces with the Charlottesville Curb Side Pick-Up Program, the joint programs collected over 4200 trees previous year,...More..

United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The new resolution would also cap crude imports at current levels of about 4 million barrels annually. The forced repatriation of foreign workers would also cut off vital sources of foreign currency and inves...More..

Beijing hosts first trilateral between China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan FMs
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Beijing hosts first trilateral between China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan FMs

He reiterated that Pakistan will continue its policy of zero tolerance against terrorism, and urged all three countries to take timely action against the terrorists as well as their facilitators. The minister f...More..

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

With the ringing of Church bells, the religious activities began across the state with curch services, most of which started at 2300 hrs last night. A service was held at the Orthodox Church of İskenderun, a ...More..

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI

A National Weather Service advisory in effect until 6 p.m. says there could be winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts of up to 55 miles per hour. He noted that a lake effect storm system will bring heavy s...More..

Israel PM says Guatemala embassy move 'just the start'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Israel PM says Guatemala embassy move 'just the start'

Israel called Guatemala's vote "courageous". "I'm very proud to be the prime minister of Israel, a country that says: "Merry Christmas" - first to its Christian citizens and to our Christian friends around th...More..

Firm laments loss of 37 employees in Davao mall fire
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Firm laments loss of 37 employees in Davao mall fire

The company said it has arranged for counselling for its employees, and will support funeral arrangements and set up a fund to assist the bereaved. "We offer our condolences and prayers to the families and love...More..

UAE briefly imposes travel ban on Tunisian women
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

UAE briefly imposes travel ban on Tunisian women

Since December 22, Tunisian females have been delayed for hours while trying to access planes heading to the UAE, over "clear instructions" given to the UAE air carrier Emirates. The announcement came two days ...More..

Turkey signals new steps to block Trump's Jerusalem move
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Turkey signals new steps to block Trump's Jerusalem move

The resolution, backed by nations with long records of extreme human rights abuses, passed 128-9 last Thursday. This combined with the number of countries who rejected the resolution showed more division than...More..

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy, who reportedly plans to retire
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy, who reportedly plans to retire

The appearances came as part of a new investigation of the FBI and its 2016 inquiry into Clinton's email practices when she was secretary of state. McCabe, 49, is the No. Meanwhile, the White House has contin...More..

President Of Miss America Organization Resigns Amid Scandal
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

President Of Miss America Organization Resigns Amid Scandal

Gretchen Carlson - a pageant victor in 1989, a former board member of the Miss America Organization , and a former Fox journalist who sued Roger Ailes for sexual harassment and exposed a culture of terror at ...More..

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will not be released before Christmas, Iran says
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will not be released before Christmas, Iran says

Her husband Richard Ratcliffe said it was "definitely a positive step" - although he was still cautious about the news. "Nazanin Zaghari has two cases - in the first, she has been convicted, but the second ha...More..

by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Of Course Apple Is Getting Sued Over The Old iPhone Throttling Fiasco

The company stated that this feature started with iOS 10.2.1 and most recently came to the iPhone 7 with iOS 11.2. IPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. However, replacing an older iPhone ...More..

Parents give teacher wine with son's face on label for Christmas
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Parents give teacher wine with son's face on label for Christmas

Jake's brother says the gift is "tongue in cheek". Taking to Twitter, DJ Sommer's explained that his parent's usually give his younger sibling's teachers something like candles or flowers to thank them for th...More..

US Ambassador to Netherlands, Called Out on TV for Lying, Doubles Down
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

US Ambassador to Netherlands, Called Out on TV for Lying, Doubles Down

The event was hosted by the David Horowitz Freedom Center, a group the Southern Poverty Law Center called "the premier financier of anti-Muslim voices and radical ideologies". Hoekstra replies: "I didn't say ...More..

Russian Federation to Host Syria Talks in Sochi in Late January
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Russian Federation to Host Syria Talks in Sochi in Late January

On Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said all participants in the Syria talks in Geneva would be invited to the Sochi gathering, scheduled to take place between January 29-30, 2018. TRT World's ...More..

U.S. sanctions Chechen leader Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

U.S. sanctions Chechen leader Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act

Kadyrov took to Instagram to sarcastically respond: 'A sleepless night is waiting for me, ' reports Reuters . "I have said before, but I will repeat again for the especially forgetful that I would not have g...More..

Jarryd Hayne rubbishes United States rape allegations
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Jarryd Hayne rubbishes United States rape allegations

The case was formerly rejected in October previous year due to insufficient evidence. The woman, whose identity is protected in court documents , made the allegation in a civil lawsuit filed against Hayne on...More..

Police officer clings onto moving vehicle during a traffic stop
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Police officer clings onto moving vehicle during a traffic stop

Cusack's body camera captured the incident. An officer with the Pembroke Pines Police Department was seriously injured yesterday after being dragged a half-mile by a fleeing suspect. Cabrera takes off dragg...More..

Europe says Brexit transition must end in 2020
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Europe says Brexit transition must end in 2020

The central bank said it made the decision on the assumption that a "high degree of supervisory co-operation with the EU" would continue after Britain leaves the bloc. "I don't accept the argument that just bec...More..

FM Çavuşoğlu travels to United States to attend UN's Jerusalem meeting
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

FM Çavuşoğlu travels to United States to attend UN's Jerusalem meeting

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will travel to the US on December 20 to attend the voting on a draft resolution rejecting the USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital at the United Na...More..

Patchy fog expected through Monday morning, showers forecast for Tuesday
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Patchy fog expected through Monday morning, showers forecast for Tuesday

It will be mild and misty overnight with dense fog in places. No severe weather is expected, but isolated flooding will be possible. It will be cool at first, but temperatures will rise steadily overnight -...More..

Snow and frigid temperatures expected leading up to Christmas
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Snow and frigid temperatures expected leading up to Christmas

Lows will stay above freezing overnight. While that's certainly cooler than the mid to upper 50s we enjoyed today, it's not almost as cold as the stuff we shivered to most of last week. Exacta Weather's James...More..

Hardik Patel Alleges EVM Tampering
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Hardik Patel Alleges EVM Tampering

Earlier in the day, Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Jyoti assured no EVMs were tampered with as far as the Gujarat Assembly polls are concerned. In a series of tweets yesterday, he alleged that an Ahmed...More..

Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress celebration
by | Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress celebration

Taking a jibe at ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he added that once a fire is lit it is hard to diffuse. Accusing the BJP of promoting hate and violence, he said: " These regressive forces win not becaus...More..

USA 'mysterious' UFO programme a actuality, has a $22 million finances
by | Monday, December 18, 2017

USA 'mysterious' UFO programme a actuality, has a $22 million finances

Documents that have been recently declassified or acquired reveal that the Defense Department has spent at least $22 million on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, which is meant to track and ...More..

CDC Tells Staff to Avoid Seven Words, Including
by | Sunday, December 17, 2017

CDC Tells Staff to Avoid Seven Words, Including "Evidence-Based"

The source explained that they were given instructions forbidding them from using the terms evidence-based, science-based , vulnerable , entitlement , fetus , diversity and transgender . It was very much...More..