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Donald Trump Reveals 'Norway Has This Thing Called Water'

Trump focused his answer primarily on the United States' "very, very powerful military", but said he did not expect imminent war. "Norway is combating climate change - it's an important issue for us and we are committed to the Paris agreement", Solberg told reporters in the East Room of the White House. Read More »

SC overturns order, national anthem not must in cinema halls

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Physically challenged and senior citizens who can not stand up may be exempted from this, it said. His observations were in complete contrast the CJI who had authored the 2016 order . "I think the national anthem should be played in theatres. You can amend it and say where to play national anthem and where it can't be done", the judge said. Read More »

First Assassin's Creed: Origins DLC due out this month

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Ubisoft says that all players will receive a free quest that ties in with The Hidden One expansion. If you recall when Ubisoft announced its 2018 content plan previous year, The Hidden Ones features Bayek face off against the invading Romans who have taken over an entirely new region in the game. Read More »

Arshi Khan is the surprise visitor with special powers

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Shilpa gets emotional and we can see tears in her eyes. Former Bigg Boss contestant Manu Punjabi also hasn't shied away from declaring Shilpa as the victor of the show. Puneesh sympathises with her. Sneha Wagh is an avid watcher of the show and loves to share her opinion about the contestants on Twitter. Some people understand and appreciate my sense of humour and some definitely don't get even close to understanding it. Read More »

National Anthem No Longer Compulsory in Indian Cinemas

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The Maharashtra government had made playing the national anthem in cinema halls before every movie mandatory in 2003. The centre had set up the committee after the top court, in October past year, observed that the people "cannot be forced to carry patriotism on their sleeves" and it can not be assumed that if a person does not stand up for the national anthem, he or she is "less patriotic". Read More »

Honduras: 7.6 Earthquake Triggers Tsunami alert

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Hazardous conditions are possible in a 620-mile radius of the quake. Waves were expected to be up to 3 feet above tide level. The natural disaster was measured at 9:52 p.m. The National Coordinator of Civil Protection in Mexico Luis Felipe Puente wrote, "Based on information from the Tsunami Alert Center @SEMAR_mx, we ruled out the possibility of the generation of a #Tsunami". Read More »

FG Repatriates Another 493 Nigerians From Libya, Reveals Rehabilitation Plan

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday promised to rehabilitate Nigerian citizens who were evacuated from Libya . The Nigerian Government has evacuated 493 Nigerians from the Libya . "On behalf of the Rivers State Governor, His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, I will like to thank President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and his team who worked tirelessly to make the return of our brothers and sisters home". Read More »

Tokyo refuses call to do more on 'comfort women' issue

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Some in South Korea have suggested putting it in a trust if Japan does not come to the table. The pact was reached by the administration of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, predecessor to current President Moon Jae-in. But she added that there was no denying an official deal had been made and said Seoul wouldn't push to renegotiate it. Yoshihide Suga, Japan's chief Cabinet secretary, said Tuesday that Tokyo would ask Seoul to carry out the deal under its original terms. Read More »

Teacher handcuffed after questioning superintendent's pay raise during school board meeting

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He is heard saying to her that he had given her orders to leave, and Ms. Hargrave, standing in the dark against a vehicle, replied, saying she was "walking and asking you a question". After Hargrave was removed, the board ultimately voted to approve Puyau's new contract. A video obtained by KATC shows Hargrave calmly addressing the board when she is confronted by an officer, who forces her to leave the room . Read More »

US Democratic senator releases Fusion GPS testimony in Russian Federation probe

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The firm commissioned the dossier , which was initially paid for by a conservative website and then later by Democrats, including Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Christopher Steele told the political research firm that hired him, Fusion GPS, that what he uncovered from Russian sources was serious enough to bring to the attention of US law enforcement authorities, according to a transcript released on Tuesday . Read More »

Joe Arpaio's Latest Offense - Running for Senate

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Luis Gutiérrez of IL, a retiring Democrat who is considering a 2020 presidential run. "Like Roy Moore before him, Joe Arpaio is unfit to serve", Murphy said in the email, according to The Washington Times . But he is certain to be a supporter of Trump and his policies, as well as continue his opposition to illegal immigration. Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by just 4 percentage points in Arizona in 2016, making it a much closer race than traditional swing states like Ohio, Iowa, Colorado ... Read More »

Operation All Out: Two militants killed in south Kashmir

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The encounter broke out early morning today after a joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army cordoned off an area in Anantnag's Kokernag forest. The situation in Khuwdani worsened with the news reaching the area that another local resident has been killed after being hit by a Border Security Force (BSF) vehicle in Vessu area of Kulgam. Read More »

Israel Bans 20 BDS Groups from the Country

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Hadashot News, the Israel Television News Company, first reported Saturday night that members of JVP, which has over 200,000 online supporters and 70 chapters, could be banned from entering the country. They were chosen because they are the main ones who "operate consistently and continuously" against Israel, according to Erdan's office. European groups on the list include BDS France; BDS Italy; War on Want; Friends of Al-Aksa; The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for ... Read More »

The new anti-Trump book is really popular

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This prompted Holt to move up the book's publication to early Friday, rather than the originally planned release date Tuesday. However, as per Trump , the book is full of lies and its publication has been pushed to four more days. "Look at this guy's past and watch what happens to him and Sloppy Steve!" the President tweeted. "I absolutely spoke to the president". "It's a disgrace that he can do something like this", Trump said of the book , which was released on Friday and ... Read More »

President Trump plans to attend Davos gathering

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Anxiety over Trump's "America First" agenda dominated conversation at the World Economic Forum past year, though the incoming USA administration eschewed sending any official representatives. Then-Vice President Joe Biden attended a year ago. This year's event will put Trump in the same room as numerous global elites he attacked during his 2016 campaign. Read More »

Takata adds 3.3M faulty airbag devices to largest recall in history

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The recall concerns Audi, BMW, Daimler Vans, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mazda, Honda, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Tesla models made in 2009, 2010 or 2013. The recalls, which are being managed by NHTSA, are being phased in over the next three years. But the chemical can deteriorate when exposed to high humidity and temperatures and burn too fast, blowing apart a metal canister. Read More »

Volunteers gearing up for MLK Day of Service

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Day brings a three-day weekend early in the semester. Day will also be an official holiday for the Cherokee Nation. Children will be out of school across the Triangle to mark Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 15 and families are invited to Durham for a giant kid-focused birthday party to honor and celebrate the birth of Dr. Read More »

Widnes Vikings centre, Kato Ottio, dies at 23

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He was taken to hospital but fell into a coma and never recovered. The club said they were "still learning the full facts of this situation". "Currently his mind is not right so we are trying to give him assistance". Although he spent the 2016 season with the Raiders' feeder team, the Mount Pritchard Mounties, in the New South Wales Cup, Ottio's class shone through. Read More »

Mother, boyfriend sought in 4-year-year-old's death

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Diaz, 24, about 3:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 near Lake Park, Georgia, according to Sumpter Township police. The couple face charges of felony murder, second-degree murder, first-degree child abuse and torture in the death of Gabby Barrett. According to the report, Diaz told cops her boyfriend was mentally ill. Brad Fields, 28, faces murder, child abuse and torture charges in the death of Gabrielle Barrett on January 1, 2018. Read More »

Oil prices rebound after USA drilling pullback

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The contract jumped to $68.27/Bbl in the previous session, also the highest since May 2015. Oil had its strongest opening week for any year since 2013 last week as USA stockpiles continued to shrink and amid output curbs by the the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its allies. Read More »

Controversial Mississippi Law Limiting LGBT Rights Not Heading To Supreme Court

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The law also provides that the state may not take discriminatory action against religious organizations related to their wedding, adoption, employment or health care practices. Section 377 prohibits "carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman, or animal", but the Court explained Monday , "What is natural to one may not be natural to others", adding, "A section of people or individuals who exercise their choice should never remain in a state of fear". Read More »

Third floor of Mumbai Sessions court charred in fire, no casualties

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A short circuit at a power generation unit in the studio reportedly set off the blaze, which is described as a Level 3 fire. No casualties or injuries have been reported so far. Fire officials said the first call was made around 7.50 this morning. The incident comes close on the heels of the Kamala Mills inferno which claimed 14 lives on 29 December, 2017. Read More »

Pierce County deputy fatally shot after responding to home invasion; manhunt underway

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Authorities in Washington say a Pierce County Sheriff's deputy has died from gunshot wounds sustained while responding to a home invasion. McCartney, 34, of Yelm was shot while responding to a burglary call in the Fredrickson area. The suspect in the shooting remained at large, KIRO-TV reported . "This man lived a life of duty and obligation and sacrifice", said Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor. Read More »

Iran unrest divides UN Security Council meeting

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The UNSC rebuffed the US' naked attempt to hijack its mandate. There is a long history of U.S. bullying at the UN, and the case of the Iranian protest was a preposterous example of interference in the purely internal affairs of a nation. Read More »

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower: Photos, videos

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Photos and videos of the scene showed smoke billowing from the skyscraper. New York's fire department said the fire broke out before 7 am (local time), the United States news channel CBS reported . Secret service members spotted smoke on the building's roof, then contacted a fire safety director in the lobby who used cameras to locate flames coming from a vent, FDNY Manhattan Borough Commander Roger W. Read More »

'Raising Iran unrest at United Nations a blunder'

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Naghavi referred to the stance adopted by some European countries and said that the support they offered to the protesters is a sign of their interference. Russian Federation challenged right at the outset the jurisdiction of the UNSC over a situation that it called a strictly domestic affair of Iran that would be best left for the Iranian authorities to deal with. Read More »