• Winter weather deaths climb to 15 as South cleans up snow
Winter weather deaths climb to 15 as South cleans up snow

A few people shoveled driveways but most stayed bundled inside. Even the best drivers had trouble: Retired NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted that he had just used his winch to help pull a auto out of a ditch when he himself drove off the road and into a tree in North Carolina.

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  • Putin Bathes in Icy Waters on Day Marking Baptism of Christ
Putin Bathes in Icy Waters on Day Marking Baptism of Christ

He was one of many Russians who submerged themselves in lakes and rivers in the annual ritual, which previous year saw 2 million people take the plunge. With his coat and boots removed, he then walked down a set of wooden steps into a hole in the ice, crossed himself, and dipped his head under the water before surfacing.

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  • Pakistan says cross-border Indian fire kills 2 women
Pakistan says cross-border Indian fire kills 2 women

Three female civilians and a soldier have been killed in cross-border firing by the Indian and Pakistani armies, officials said yesterday, taking the death toll along the frontier to 13 this week. Days ago, the armed forces of this country announced that in 2017, 138 Pakistani military officers were killed in the systematic clashes on the LoC, whil...

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  • Build a bridge between Britain and France, says Boris Johnson
Build a bridge between Britain and France, says Boris Johnson

The Times reported that President Macron is said to have backed the idea and said: "I agree - let's do it". Later, Johnson tweeted a picture of himself and Macron both giving a thumbs-up sign, captioned: "En marche!" He asked if the Channel Tunnel should be considered merely the "first step".

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  • US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal For Police Killer
US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal For Police Killer

After conviction, McCoy was sentenced to death . "I totally understand that this lawyer was in a awful position because this lawyer wants to defeat the death penalty", Justice Elena Kagan told Louisiana Solicitor General Elizabeth Murrill.

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  • FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing
FO summons Indian diplomat over cross-LoC firing

Pakistani and Indian troops traded gunfire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Thursday, leaving three civilians and a soldier dead amid increasing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, officials from both sides said.

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  • House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim
House passes spending bill to avert US government shutdown, Senate chances dim

Republicans sought to pin the possible shutdown on the top Democratic senator, Minority Leader Charles Schumer, N.Y., with the Twitter hashtag #SchumerShutdown . House Republicans were on the verge of disaster earlier on Thursday. John Kennedy (R-LA) told reporters. In the case of a partial government shutdown, only services considered none...

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  • Pak 'teaching' children to join terror networks: Baby Moshe's grandfather
Pak 'teaching' children to join terror networks: Baby Moshe's grandfather

Moshe , then a two-year old child, had been rescued by 44-year-old housemaid Sandra Samuel on November 28, 2008, after the two terrorists killed his parents and four others at the Nariman House. Moshe , who received a memento from Netanyahu, in his short address invited the Israeli Prime Minister for his "Bar Mitzvah" (a coming-of-age ritual whic...

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  • 'I am Not a Racist'
'I am Not a Racist'

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist , said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. Members of Congress from both parties are trying to strike a deal that Trump would support to extend that protection. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and defend President Donald Trump from a...

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  • Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I'm not a racist'
Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I'm not a racist'

But there is now some internal debate in the West Wing over whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse". Trump's heart exam was normal, with regular rhythm and no abnormal sounds, which Jackson said led him to conclude with confidence that Trump "has a very strong and a very probable possibility of making it completely through his presidency wit...

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  • Minerva Punjab take quick action; AIFF, AFC alerted
Minerva Punjab take quick action; AIFF, AFC alerted

The AIFF integrity officer Javed Siraj has also spoken on the incident. "We can't initiate an investigation based on Tweets", Das said. Bajaj, whose Miverva are now leading I-League with 22 points from nine matches, further said that he approached the All India Football Federation (AIFF) integrity officer to report the development and also report...

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  • Rana Gurjit Singh 'sacked' as Power and Irrigation Minister of Punjab
Rana Gurjit Singh 'sacked' as Power and Irrigation Minister of Punjab

Party sources said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi had asked Gurjit to resign after the corruption charges pushed the party on back foot. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday condemned the Akali Dal leadership for raising a hue and cry over the farm loan waiver package and trying to project themselves as "messiahs" of the farmer...

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  • Lookout for Price Target? Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), DDR Corp. (DDR)
Lookout for Price Target? Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), DDR Corp. (DDR)

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE: ADM ) and Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) are the two most active stocks in the Farm Products industry based on today's trading volumes. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.67% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.34%. Its up 0.33, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 45 investors sold ...

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  • Teen Attacks Students, Teacher with Axe in Siberian School
Teen Attacks Students, Teacher with Axe in Siberian School

Officers confirmed the attack happened at a secondary school in Ulan-Ude, a city near Russia's border with Mongolia. According to the press service of the regional department of the Investigative Committee, criminal proceedings were initiated against the teenage attacker, the suspect was detained.

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  • Djokovic, Sharapova back in business at Melbourne
Djokovic, Sharapova back in business at Melbourne

Gael Monfils said he was "dying on the court" and Novak Djokovic felt conditions were "right on the limit" of safety as the temperature soared at the Australian Open . "I thought, it is going to be a big challenge for both of us". "She's had success playing out here in these conditions on these courts". No. 9 Johanna Konta beat Madison Brengl...

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  • SC paves way for all-India release of Padmaavat on Jan 25
SC paves way for all-India release of Padmaavat on Jan 25

As for the organisations that are threatening to protest ahead of and when Padmaavat releases on January 25 over alleged distortion of historical facts, the state governments must intervene and ensure law and order is maintained, he said.

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  • North Korea's
North Korea's "army of beauties" will cheer on Olympic athletes

The unification ministry announced a range of joint activities between the countries for the Games, following talks Wednesday at the demilitarized zone (DMZ). This would mark the third time the two nations compete under the same banner at a sporting event, following the 1991 ping pong world championship and the Under-20 soccer world cup held th...

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  • South Korea, US agree on denuclearisation talks with North Korea
South Korea, US agree on denuclearisation talks with North Korea

North Korea has proposed sending a seven-member delegation to the South on Saturday to make advance preparations for the dispatch of an art troupe during the PyeongChang Olympics. This unprecedented display of Korean unity, moreover, is all the more symbolic for the fact it is taking place just 50 miles south of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) that se...

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  • Auto hits towed vehicle, goes airborne on Detroit highway
Auto hits towed vehicle, goes airborne on Detroit highway

As the tow truck driver is at work with a disabled vehicle in near the Southfield Freeway exit to I-96, a auto lost control on an exit ramp and came barreling toward the tow truck. The tow truck driver was forced to run into traffic on the highway to avoid being hit by the auto, which went airborne before coming to rest on top of the truck.

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  • Russian Federation blasts Ukrainian Donbas law as preparations for war
Russian Federation blasts Ukrainian Donbas law as preparations for war

Fighting in eastern Ukraine , which erupted weeks after Russia's annexation of Crimea, has killed more than 10,000 people since April 2014. " Temporarily occupied territory " was the same designation given to Crimea by Kiev in 2014 before it eventually became a part of Russian Federation.

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  • Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland to go to polls in February
Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland to go to polls in February

There is a possibility that bypolls to the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats, vacated by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Aditya Nath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya, could also be held in March, according to agencies. Scrutiny of nominations will be done on February 1 and the last day for withdrawal is February 3. Besides Kerala, it i...

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  • Not just
Not just "girthers": Doctors question Trump's health report

But Trump says his exercise regime would surprise many Americans. "But he does have heart disease ", he said . "I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that", said Trump, now 71. "Some people just have great genes", the doctor replied. Trump ultimately took the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , which is a test created to spot demen...

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  • Cooper declares State of Emergency ahead of Wednesday's storm
Cooper declares State of Emergency ahead of Wednesday's storm

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch are predicted in some areas of central SC, with the greatest impacts north and west of Interstate 20.

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  • Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal
Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

Dick Durbin's account that President Donald Trump used the phrase " shithole countries " during an Oval Office meeting on immigration, the Illinois Democrat did not back down. On Sunday, they backtracked and challenged other senators' descriptions of the remarks. Mr Perdue described as a "gross misrepresentation" reports that Mr Trump used t...

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  • What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone
What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone

But Jackson has served in the White House for 12 years - personally caring for three presidents - and many former White House officials have lined up to defend his credibility. In the case of Trump, a new score of 133 reveals there has been a steady build-up of plaque in his blood vessels, indicating moderate heart disease. Trump indicated he w...

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