• A few dozen protesters in cold rain outside the big game
A few dozen protesters in cold rain outside the big game

NAACP Atlanta branch President Richard Rose said the group is urging people to wear white to the game and to wave white towels when President Donald Trump enters the stadium for the game. Trump arrived in metro Atlanta around 6 p.m.to take in the all-Southeastern Conference matchup between the two powerhouses. Atlanta police said they w...

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  • PM Modi to hold dinner meet with BJP general secretaries
PM Modi to hold dinner meet with BJP general secretaries

Assuring the youth that the government has created an ecosystem of innovation, PM said start-ups will prove to be a boon for the socio-economic development of the country. However, he feels, that in a way, this is what ignites an innovative zeal in our youth. "This is a process of continual feedback that Prime Minister Modi does".

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  • Cow at Ahmedabad airport runway creates ruckus; flights delayed, diverted
Cow at Ahmedabad airport runway creates ruckus; flights delayed, diverted

According to a report in Hindustan Times, officials at the Ahmedabad airport spotted the cow at the operational area and the incident was reported to the airport operator, Airports Authority of India (AAI). The AAI director has requested a detailed reported from Admadabad Airport to determine whether the incident was the result of human error. "Dir...

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  • Bevin Applauds Speaker For Resigning
Bevin Applauds Speaker For Resigning

Without naming them, Hoover said two House staff employees had supplied information to news media, including telling one reporter Hoover had sex with the aide who made the sexual harassment claims, while he has "solid, credible evidence" another "plotted, planned and schemed this entire situation" because he was passed over for a staff position.

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  • 'Feel free to breastfeed' in Sistine Chapel - Pope Francis tells mothers
'Feel free to breastfeed' in Sistine Chapel - Pope Francis tells mothers

Francis, head of the Roman Catholic church, encouraged parents to teach children through the "language of love", and that breastfeeding babies when they became hungry was part of that language of love and therefore welcomed in the Sistine Chapel , according to NPR .

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  • Irish abortion plan 'may be step too far'
Irish abortion plan 'may be step too far'

Leo Varadkar has suggested to his colleagues in the mail that voters could be asked to decide on abortions up to 12 weeks next summer and that the move could be seen as a "step too far" for many cabinet members. A number of ministers are known to be in favour of supporting that proposal, including Simon Harris, Paschal Donohoe, Regina Doherty, Eog...

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  • A Joe Arpaio Run in Arizona Could Give Democrats the Senate
A Joe Arpaio Run in Arizona Could Give Democrats the Senate

McSally also cleverly adapts the ancient conservative injunction to RINOs to "grow a pair" by saying the GOP should "grow a pair of ovaries", presumably like hers. No one ever considered a potential Democratic Senate pick-up in the deep red state of Alabama - that is, until the Alabama GOP gave its party nomination to former judge and fringe righ...

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  • Gunman, policeman killed in Colorado shooting
Gunman, policeman killed in Colorado shooting

Faculty and Staff - A former student, Matthew Riehl , has been reported to the UWPD and the Laramie Police Department for posting rambling, nonsensical messages on his Facebook page. While many details remain unclear, Spurlock said Sunday that the department hoped that the officers' body cameras would help shed light on what happened during ...

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  • PwC barred from auditing India listed firms for two years
PwC barred from auditing India listed firms for two years

The Securities and Exchange Board of India said Price Waterhouse chose to rely on "glaring anomalies" and huge differences in the company's balance confirmations during its audit work between 2001 and 2008. Tata Steel and Hindalco Industries changed their auditors in the financial year that started March 2017, according to data compiled by P...

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  • Pope's New Year Message: Migrants and Refugees
Pope's New Year Message: Migrants and Refugees "Weakest and Most Needy"

After the bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, O'Donnell was assigned to document the scenes. The Pope asked for the cards to be printed and distributed for New Year's Day, which the Catholic Church designates as World Peace Day.

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  • Airbus Appoints New Execs in China
Airbus Appoints New Execs in China

Macron added that France and China also had "ambitions" for sales of Airbus's longer-range A350 and its large but hard-to-sell A380 "in the weeks and months to come". "Excellent news for France's beef producers, who consider the potential of the Chinese market a strategic opportunity", said France's producers' association Interbev.

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  • What Is Aadhaar's New Virtual ID and How You Can Get One
What Is Aadhaar's New Virtual ID and How You Can Get One

The users have to visit UIDAI website and provide their 12-digit Aadhaar number . UIDAI also introduced the concept of limited KYC category which does not access Aadhaar number. Once the ID gets older which is canceled and a fresh one is automatically generated. When will VIDs be made available to the public? All service providers such...

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  • Iran Navy Commandos in China to Join Oil Tanker Rescue Efforts
Iran Navy Commandos in China to Join Oil Tanker Rescue Efforts

On the east coast of China, the Sanchi oil tanker collided under the flag of Panama, carrying 136,000 tons of gas condensate and the Hong Kong dry cargo ship CF Crystal with 64,000 tons of grain. Rescuers have found the body of one Iranian crew member and rescued another 21 Chinese nationals from the bulk carrier. Experts are especially anx...

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  • Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland
Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

The iconic Matterhorn, as seen from outside Zermatt . A train packed with tourists left from a snowbound resort town near Switzerland's famed Matterhorn peak Wednesday, marking the resumption of railway service that had been halted for two days because of avalanche risks and had stranded around 13,000 visitors.

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  • Chandigarh stalking case: BJP leader's son Vikas Barala granted bail
Chandigarh stalking case: BJP leader's son Vikas Barala granted bail

Pandit claimed her uncle and father wrote the complaint and her signatures were forged, allegations Varnika denied. Varnika admitted an advocate, Rajdeep Takoria, was present at the police station when the FIR was registered. "The court has assured us that if Barala tries to influence the witnesses, we can apply for cancellation of bail", he said...

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  • Houthi rebels say they fired ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia
Houthi rebels say they fired ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia

A provincial health official says an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has struck a market in northern Yemen, killing 11 people, including an 11-year-old boy. Saudi Arabia has since then fought on the side of the Hadi government. The Houthi losses have mounted since they fell out with and murdered their ally, former president Ali Abdullah Saleh,...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory till 8am — Metro Detroit Weather
Winter Weather Advisory till 8am — Metro Detroit Weather

Winona could see as much as 3 or 4 inches of snow. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 10. There will be areas of fog before noon. Skywatch cameras show cloudy skies and wet streets this morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Tuesday night , mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Winds could...

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  • Controversial video posted to YouTube raises concerns with parents
Controversial video posted to YouTube raises concerns with parents

Paul has around 15 million subscribers to his YouTube channel and this particular video was widely seen before he took it down and apologized . Following the ongoing backlash against a vlog in which he filmed the body of a suicide victim , Logan chose to upload an apology video in which he expresses regret for his actions and explains himsel...

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  • Chiefs hope to change lousy playoff history
Chiefs hope to change lousy playoff history

There should now be little question as to who the Titans' running back of the future and now should be. Going seven-for-seven on third downs in the second half outside of kneel downs and riding Henry despite a big deficit played a huge role in this comeback.

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  • Belgian Biotech Ablynx Pushes Aside $3.1B Novo Nordisk Bid
Belgian Biotech Ablynx Pushes Aside $3.1B Novo Nordisk Bid

Ablynx said in a statement that its board "unanimously concluded that the proposal fundamentally undervalues Ablynx and its strong prospects for continued growth and value creation". Brandgaard also played down the threat of an interloper, saying: "In terms of counter proposals it is not our understanding that any other bidder is pursuing the targe...

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  • Pa. shuts down construction on SXL's Mariner East 2 line
Pa. shuts down construction on SXL's Mariner East 2 line

The order from the DEP announced on Wednesday , Jan. 3, specifically references permit violations by Sunoco Pipeline LP at multiple locations throughout the 17 counties, including a wetlands location in Lower Swatara Township. Sunoco also notified the DEP that it had received complaints from two private water supply owners in the vicinity of i...

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  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces difficult questions at town hall in Halifax
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces difficult questions at town hall in Halifax

The Conflict of Interest Act says gifts from friends are acceptable. The act now allows public office holders to accept gifts or "other advantages" received from friends or relatives, something she said creates an unnecessary burden on all parties involved to prove they can reasonably call themselves friends.

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  • Guesswork: Poll Reveals Democrats, Republicans Expectations of Trump's Tenure
Guesswork: Poll Reveals Democrats, Republicans Expectations of Trump's Tenure

When members are itching to get home for end-of-year festivities, leaders can stock an omnibus government spending bill with all of the junk they couldn't pass the rest of the year, put it on the floor, and dare members not to vote for it. Democrats in the House and Senate have been largely united in their spending goals, which is part of the reaso...

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  • China: Officials Bomb and Destroy Church
China: Officials Bomb and Destroy Church

ChinaAid , a US-based Christian advocacy group, said local authorities planted explosives in an underground worship hall to demolish the building following, constructed with almost $2.6m (£1.9m) in contributions from local worshippers in one of China's poorest regions.

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  • Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment
Christian school apologises for slavery homework assignment

The assignment was handed out to the children at Our Redeemer Lutheran School in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. "I feel there is no good reason for slavery that's why I did not write", his answer reads. Dellen has also reportedly sent a letter to the parents and the students, saying: "The goal of the assignment was not, in any way, to have students argu...

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