• Marvin Bagley III Double-Double Leads No. 7 Duke Past Wake Forest
Marvin Bagley III Double-Double Leads No. 7 Duke Past Wake Forest

It was the Blue Devils second strong defensive effort in a row after being upset by N.C. State and allowing 96 points last Saturday. Freshman Gary Trent Jr. The Blue Devils got a spark off the bench from O'Connell, who knocked down three triples, and a pair of free throws during the run by Duke. Brown, who hails from Suwanee, Ga., headed to the...

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  • S. African gov't to meet US embassy over Trump's
S. African gov't to meet US embassy over Trump's "shithole" remarks

President Donald Trump . The group of United Nations diplomats said it was "extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks". Some acknowledged problems in their countries, but blamed this on their poor leaders as well as Western nations. South Africa's ruling African National Congress was quick t...

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  • Donald Trump wants US to re-join Paris climate agreement
Donald Trump wants US to re-join Paris climate agreement

The president likely misread his notecards and actually meant to say that in November the U.S. started delivery the first of 52 F-35 fighter jets, the Washington Post observed. The stealth fighter is also considered one of the most advanced aircrafts ever, combining advanced stealth capabilities, radar-jamming abilities, supersonic speed, extreme...

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  • Abbas: Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital
Abbas: Abu Dis offered as Palestinian capital

It was yet another indication of the disunity of the Palestinians that neither Hamas, nor Islamic Jihad, for that matter, participated in Sunday's meeting. Trump's decision to determine Jerusalem as Israel's capital upended decades of USA foreign policy in the region and provoked violent protests across the world.

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio Signs on to the Latest Tarantino Flick
Leonardo DiCaprio Signs on to the Latest Tarantino Flick

Charles and other members of his "family" were sentenced to life imprisonment in 1971. Tarantino has also recently been involved in developing a new Star Trek film for Paramount, but this thriller will represent his official ninth movie.

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  • Manhunt launched for suspected 'crossbow killer' after murder in quiet Yorkshire village
Manhunt launched for suspected 'crossbow killer' after murder in quiet Yorkshire village

Detective Chief Inspector Stewart Miller said: "We can confirm that at around 6pm this evening (Sunday 14 January) officers discovered the body of a man believed to be 55 year old Anthony Lawrence, in a vehicle in a rural location in North Yorkshire '".

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  • Wildcats lose in tight game to Jayhawks, 73-72
Wildcats lose in tight game to Jayhawks, 73-72

He played actively defensively, but clearly lacked awareness on offense in his first game. He not only started and ended his personal 11-point run with treys, he added his third 3-pointer at the 5:58 mark to give the Wildcats a 62-59 lead. The only blemishes on Diarra's outing against KU were three turnovers and a controversial technical foul c...

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  • Cassie Hayes named as Southport travel agent attack victim
Cassie Hayes named as Southport travel agent attack victim

A St Helens man will appear before magistrates tomorrow accused of the murder of a travel agent in Southport. . She will be most definitely missed by everybody that knew her. In a later post about their daughter, Ruby, she said: "As if my heart couldn't break anymore having to watch my little girl break down crying as I tell her that mammy has gone...

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  • Flooding reported along several rivers north of Albany
Flooding reported along several rivers north of Albany

The ice jam acts as a dam and prevents the water from flowing downstream. Flood warnings were in effect for the Hoosic, Mettawee and Sacandaga rivers. At 8am Sunday, meteorologists said the Allegany was running above flood stage at 11.4 feet and slowly receding. Winds have picked up, with more 254 National Grid customers without power throughou...

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  • 'American Gods' season 2 facing challenges to start production
'American Gods' season 2 facing challenges to start production

She also announced she would be leaving The X-Files reboot after the current season is done. When news broke that Bryan Fuller and Michael Green wouldn't be showrunning American Gods Season 2 , millions of fans suddenly cried out in terror, horrified by the possibility of the critically-acclaimed show being derailed just as it was building m...

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  • 8 dead, dozens injured in fire in Portugal
8 dead, dozens injured in fire in Portugal

No information was available on the identities of those who died. "The whole floor was in flames within five minutes", survivor Julio Dias told the daily Publico. Local mayor Jose Gomes Jesus said people had gathered in the center for an amateur card tournament when a wood-burning stove inside the building exploded.

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  • Manchester City rejects Arsenal's price on Alexis Sanchez
Manchester City rejects Arsenal's price on Alexis Sanchez

A host of top English clubs including league leaders Manchester City and their domestic rivals Manchester United have been linked with a move for the Chile worldwide, though the Blues boss has now confirmed that the Londoners will not be part of this.

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  • Tourist boat explodes in Thailand leaving 16 injured
Tourist boat explodes in Thailand leaving 16 injured

Smoke rises from a tourist speedboat after its explosion in Phi Phi Islands, Thailand , January 14, 2018 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Out of the 16 injured, six are in a severe condition, Phi Phi hospital staff told Reuters, adding that seven people have been sent to hospitals in Phuket for further treatment a...

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  • Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals
Trump administration resumes accepting DACA renewals

Trump, whose administration has said it is seeking $18 billion for the first phase of wall construction, also slammed the DACA fix presented to him at the meeting with Democratic and GOP senators. The White House has not denied that Trump said the word "shithole", though Trump did push back on some depictions of the meeting. Republican Senator ...

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  • UAE denies Qatari exiled Sheikh claim
UAE denies Qatari exiled Sheikh claim

So I just wanted to inform you that if anything happens to me, the people of Qatar are innocent", added Sheikh Abdullah. "I am a guest of Sheikh Mohammed but it is not hosting now, it is now an imprisonment", Sheikh Abdullah says. Naimi said he believed the recording had been fabricated by Qatar. Doha promised to "closely" observe the situation...

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  • 50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire
50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire

The shuttle ferries passengers to and from the actual Tropical Breeze casino boat, which is anchored in the Gulf of Mexico three miles off the coast in global waters, officials said. 50 passengers were on the ship and all 50 people made it to shore for medical treatment. Officials say 50 people were on board. CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP-TV reports t...

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  • Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK's legacy
Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK's legacy

Mahama's tweet used an altered image of an Oval Office meeting featuring Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to mock that mistake. Africans and Haitians come from "shithole" countries? And, he also said Trump's comments, if true, were improper. "Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the...

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  • Peterhansel wins stage but Sainz remains well ahead
Peterhansel wins stage but Sainz remains well ahead

BC-CAR-Dakar Rally, 1st Ld-Writethru, 223 Peterhansel wins 8th stage of Dakar Rally , Sainz keeps leadAP Photo XRM483, XRM484, XRM463, XRM464Eds: Adds more photo links. Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah was 2min 12sec behind in third in his Toyota, but 2010 champion Sainz still leads by over an hour despite trailing home in fifth place.

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  • Tillis: White House Meeting Important Step on DACA
Tillis: White House Meeting Important Step on DACA

The comments were first reported by The Washington Post . The bill tackles the issue of the future of the 690,000 youths, known as "Dreamers", who came to the United States when they were children and were permitted to stay under former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme, which was establishe...

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  • Judge Loya's death not suspicious, don't want probe: Son
Judge Loya's death not suspicious, don't want probe: Son

Loya was presiding over a special CBI court in Mumbai , where he was hearing a case related to the alleged extrajudicial murder of an "extortionist" Sohrabuddin Sheikh , in which BJP president Amit Shah was one of the accused. The issue came under the spotlight in November a year ago after a report in Caravan magazine linked the circumsta...

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  • WINTER STORM WATCH: 2
WINTER STORM WATCH: 2"-3" plus of snow possible by Tuesday afternoon

Tuesday afternoon will be bitterly cold and blustery, forcing bridges and overpasses to cool down more quickly. "Both of the two major weather models (The European and American or GFS) that we use to forecast are showing snowfall accumulations between 1-2" across much of the area.

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  • Iraq PM heads for May elections after defeating Daesh
Iraq PM heads for May elections after defeating Daesh

The latter was heavily criticized for being a close ally of Iran and was blamed for the Iraqi Army's collapse in 2014 following the emergence of IS in the north of the country. The prime minister's office is reserved for the Shi'ite Arabs under a power-sharing system set up after the 2003 U.S-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, a Sunni Arab.

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  • Iran lifts block on messaging app Telegram
Iran lifts block on messaging app Telegram

He provided no details on how the members of the security forces or civilians were killed, including six protesters who died while trying to storm a police station in the central province of Isfahan. Telegram initially bowed to government pressure and agreed to shut down one channel accused of encouraging anti-government rallies. After announcing t...

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  • COLOMBIA: European Union Calls On ELN To Stop Violence And Renew Ceasefire
COLOMBIA: European Union Calls On ELN To Stop Violence And Renew Ceasefire

FARC rebels reached an historic peace agreement ending the region's longest-running conflict in 2016, an event that many credit with paving the way toward ELN peace talks. From his headquarters in NY, the Secretary-General reiterated his support of the peace process with ELN urging both sides to restore the cease-fire despite the current "decreas...

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  • Infectious disease alert reported for Newark Airport passengers
Infectious disease alert reported for Newark Airport passengers

If you are infected, symptoms might not appear until January 31. Passengers who do develop symptoms are recommended to call their healthcare provider before visiting a medical office or emergency department so that arrangements can be made to help contain the disease from spreading.

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