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CE slams Nobel Prize nomination as political intervention

CE slams Nobel Prize nomination as political intervention

On Thursday, the lawmakers announced that they had nominated Joshua Wong, one of the leaders of "Occupy Central" in 2014, and two of his allies for the Nobel Peace Prize. "The nomination of Wong and t...

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Buses take train crash victims to hospital

Buses take train crash victims to hospital

Elliot Smith, 22, of West Columbia said he was at a friend's house off of Fish Hatchery Road about 2:30 or 2:45 when they heard Sunday's fatal Amtrak crash , which he said was about three miles awa...

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Extreme-right shooter targeting shows no remorse

Extreme-right shooter targeting shows no remorse

Twenty eight-year-old Luca Traini, who is suspected of carrying out a drive-by shooting in Italy's Macerata was determined in his actions and has shown no remorse over his crime, Lt Col Michele Robert...

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Dodge's MLK Super Bowl commercial sparks criticism

Dodge's MLK Super Bowl commercial sparks criticism

When Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a sermon imploring hearers to imitate the servanthood of Jesus, he probably didn't envision them buying Ram trucks to do so. You don't have to know Einstein's...

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Snow to start Super Bowl Sunday with falling afternoon temperatures

Snow to start Super Bowl Sunday with falling afternoon temperatures

After wind chills well below zero Saturday morning, at least wind chills should be able to sneak into the teens by Saturday afternoon. Snow continues for most of the day, with the peak of the event ex...

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5-Year-Old Girl Permanently Disfigured in Voodoo Ritual, Police Say

5-Year-Old Girl Permanently Disfigured in Voodoo Ritual, Police Say

And that's before they threatened to cut the the girl's eight-year-old brother's head off with a machete. Peggy LaBossiere , 51, and Rachel Hilaire , 40, of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts , plea...

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Trump fixes gaze on Republicans during speech to US Congress

The shutdown ended on January 22, with President Donald Trump passing temporary funding for the government until February 8 and reauthorizing the CHIP program for another six years. But Mr. Trump ha...

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Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students

Modi's 'Exam Warriors' aims to de-stress students

Over 25 lakh students from all across India will give the CBSE exams commencing from March 5. Hence, addressing the issue of examination stress, previous year PM Modi had dedicated his monthly radio...

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Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.27

Duke Rlty Corp now has $9.69 billion valuation. (NYSE:SLG) shares were trading lower by -1.01 percent ($-1.02) at $99.5 a piece in Thursday's session. Among 21 analysts covering SL Green Realty Corp. ...

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Colts' Edwin Jackson killed in vehicle accident

Colts' Edwin Jackson killed in vehicle accident

Indiana State police said Jackson and Jeffrey Monroe, 54, were standing near a stopped vehicle when a black Ford pickup truck drove onto the shoulder and struck them both. The Jackson family and the C...

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Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica for environmental damage — Top UN court

Nicaragua must pay Costa Rica for environmental damage — Top UN court

This follows an opinion requested from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which has urged Costa Rica to legalise same-sex marriage due to its global human rights obligations. Carlos Alvarado, w...

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Magnitude-3.2 natural disaster hits San Juan Islands

Magnitude-3.2 natural disaster hits San Juan Islands

A 3.1-magnitude natural disaster was recorded early Sunday morning in Garvin County, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Reports suggest the quake could be felt in Taipei , Taiwan's capital. The qua...

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Republicans wrestle with immigration as deadlines loom

Republicans wrestle with immigration as deadlines loom

Will Hurd (R-Texas) said on ABC's "This Week". "Devin Nunes, over the past several months, all the way back to the spring of previous year I think has engaged in these tactics, purely to defend, m...

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Tom Brady MVP award jinx: Patriots will lose Super Bowl 52?

Tom Brady MVP award jinx: Patriots will lose Super Bowl 52?

Furthermore, whenever NE has a massive upper hand against an opponent in the Super Bowl , the underdog seems to have just enough magic to win. Patriots 26, Eagles 24. He's faced a myriad of hard scen...

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Super Bowl isn't the only way to watch the Eagles live

Super Bowl isn't the only way to watch the Eagles live

There are plenty of reasons not to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday evening between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eageles - the fact that we are watching men destroy their brains in ...

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What you need to know about Minnesotans ahead of the Super Bowl

What you need to know about Minnesotans ahead of the Super Bowl

It was Timberlake who shocked and horrified the nation at halftime of Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004 when he removed a piece of Janet Jackson's clothing, exposing most of her right breast to about 143 m...

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Busting out: Owens, Moss welcomed into Hall of Fame

Busting out: Owens, Moss welcomed into Hall of Fame

Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis , wide receiver Terrell Owens , and former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher are among the players expected to be given serious consideration for this year's Hall of Fame clas...

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Israel strikes continue in Egypt's Sinai for years

Israel strikes continue in Egypt's Sinai for years

Israel and Egypt have become "secret allies" in an effort to drive Islamic State-affiliated terrorists out of North Sinai, a report said. The airstrikes are being conducted with Egyptian President A...

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Kenya Government Defies Court Order to Restore TV Broadcasts

Kenya Government Defies Court Order to Restore TV Broadcasts

The office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva said it was concerned at the government's "attempts to interfere with the rights to freedom of expression". He was later freed on a ...

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North Carolina father-daughter couple arrested for incest after having love child

North Carolina father-daughter couple arrested for incest after having love child

In July previous year, Katie posted an image on Instagram of the couple kissing with tags like: "Katie and Steven" and "July 20th". The wife also said that she learned her daughter was pregnant and ...

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Tens of thousands protests in Athens over Macedonia compromise

Tens of thousands protests in Athens over Macedonia compromise

Hundreds of charted buses brought protesters in from around the country to the Greek capital, while more people arrived on ferries from the islands. Traffic was blocked throughout the city centre an...

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Korea's ceremonial head of state to visit South

Korea's ceremonial head of state to visit South

The International Olympic Committee later allowed them and 20 other athletes to compete in the February 9-25 games in special entries given to the North as it worked out a set of Olympics-related rapp...

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German spy chief: North Korea uses Berlin embassy for missile procurement

German spy chief: North Korea uses Berlin embassy for missile procurement

The allegations from Germany's domestic intelligence agency follow on the heels of a United Nations report that said Pyongyang has been flouting sanctions. The tests showed that North Korea theoreti...

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Patriots vs. Eagles: Point Spread & Total for Super Bowl 52

Patriots vs. Eagles: Point Spread & Total for Super Bowl 52

It's easy to root against the Patriots if you're not from the New England area or one of those fans that just likes Tom Brady . If this doesn't happen, everyone outside of New England is going to ...

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South Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote

South Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote

His position has weakened after he was replaced by Cyril Ramaphosa as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in December. A group of African National Congress (ANC) members con...

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SA govt launched plan for solar network

SA govt launched plan for solar network

Under the deal, residents will not be charged for the installation of the home solar and battery systems that are to be financed through the sale of electricity. The initiative will start with a trial...

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White House to Pull Nominee to Head Environment Council

White House to Pull Nominee to Head Environment Council

The White House plans to withdraw the nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White to lead the Council on Environmental Quality, an administration official confirmed to E&E News. Senators challenged her st...

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Four soldiers killed in Pakistani shelling along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

Four soldiers killed in Pakistani shelling along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

The Indian Army retaliated to the violation strongly and effectively, he said. "Most areas affected due to ceasefire violation", tweeted Dr Shahid Iqbal Chaudhary, district development commissioner ...

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Tom Brady criticized for kissing 11-year-old son on lips

Tom Brady criticized for kissing 11-year-old son on lips

Another social media user said Brady's son giving his dad a kiss on the lips didn't raise any questions. Celebrity Insider reported at the beginning of the week that radio hosts called Tom's son a "...

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Venezuela's Socialist Party Nominates Maduro for Re-Election

Venezuela's Socialist Party Nominates Maduro for Re-Election

The particular date and the conditions of the elections in general are some of the most complicated points in the negotiations that the Government and the opposition are holding in the Dominican Repub...

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U-19 WC: Sachin credits infrastructure for success

U-19 WC: Sachin credits infrastructure for success

Bryant rode his luck while Edwards muscled his way around the field, and after five overs Australia had 32 on board, with the usually reliable Shivam Mavi conceding 12 runs in an over. Roy, meanwh...

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US wants credible talks with N. Korea -- envoy

President Trump touting his mental health as proof that he can solve the North Korea crisis notwithstanding, a New York Times report seems to indicate that Pentagon officials think otherwise....

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Weather warning in place as temperatures dip

Weather warning in place as temperatures dip

A moderate north-easterly wind will make it feel more like 0°C to minus 1°C. The Met Office with Public Health England (PHE) has upgraded a cold weather health alert to a more serious level-3 caut...

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PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel

PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel

The Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) made the first steps to temporarily revoke recognition of Israel Saturday. The statement comes ahead of a reported meeting between Israeli Finance Min...

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Japanese athletes leave for PyeongChang Olympics

Japanese athletes leave for PyeongChang Olympics

In recent years, the United Nations has announced several sanctions against North Korea . While the easing of tensions is an advance for the peoples of North and South Korea, it has not sparked t...

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Playing it safe: Tight security measures in place for Minneapolis Super Bowl

Playing it safe: Tight security measures in place for Minneapolis Super Bowl

Bank Stadium, acknowledged that the Super Bowl venue, "due to its size and its scope", can be a soft target. "This is also a real threat that we face on days such as the Super Bowl", Neilsen said. N...

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Actor Sanusha sexually harassed on train

Actor Sanusha sexually harassed on train

Railway police said actress Sanusha complained that a man who was travelling on the berth next to her had tried to harass her in the early hours. Recalling the horrific incident Sanusha said tha...

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Iran on US Nuclear Posture Review: Doctrine Menaces Destruction of Human Race

Iran on US Nuclear Posture Review: Doctrine Menaces Destruction of Human Race

The latest Nuclear Posture Review published by the Pentagon called for a larger arsenal of smaller, low-yield nuclear weapons to act as a more "credible" deterrent to threats, particularly from Russia...

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Trump calls Japanese, South Korean leaders

Trump calls Japanese, South Korean leaders

He declared the standoff with the rogue regime "a tricky situation" and again blamed previous administrations for letting the crisis linger for decades. Meanwhile, the United States and its allies mai...

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As complex system nears Dan River Region, winter weather advisory issued

As complex system nears Dan River Region, winter weather advisory issued

We'll start the weekend dry and quiet Saturday morning but it'll be cold. The snow will continue to move through and work down to blanket all of West Michigan by Saturday evening and continue into Su...

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