• Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal BAFFLE Caroline Wozniacki
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal BAFFLE Caroline Wozniacki

The World No 2 handed out a tennis masterclass to 2017 Wimbledon semi-finalist Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-0 in 63 minutes of mesmerising shot-making on Rod Laver Arena. Navarro has needed three sets in each of her last three matches to advance, but she's been consistent with her serve and managed to survive 53 winners from her opponent in her last...

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  • Tsunami warning in effect after 8.2-magnitude quake off Alaska coast
Tsunami warning in effect after 8.2-magnitude quake off Alaska coast

But the monitoring center later canceled warnings and watches for coastal regions in Alaska, Canada's British Columbia and the US West Coast "because additional information and analysis have better defined the threat". "Please get out to higher ground", said the announcer on local public radio station KMXT. Initial tsunami waves were expect...

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  • PH economy expands 6.6% in Q4
PH economy expands 6.6% in Q4

The fourth quarter figure placed the country's full-year GDP performance to 6.7 percent, slower than 2016's 6.9 percent but still within the government's 6.5-7.5 percent growth target range in 2017. "Fixed investments growth remained positive and accelerated to 9.3% with growth in durable equipment improving further to more than 12.1%". Public co...

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  • Highway Patrol: Driver of submerged tractor-trailer on I-85 dead
Highway Patrol: Driver of submerged tractor-trailer on I-85 dead

Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman Juston Wheetley did not immediately have information about the victims. The vehicle lodged under the tractor-trailer, which caught fire, destroying both vehicles. Baker said none of the freight contained hazardous material but the wreck caused an unknown amount of diesel fuel to spill into the water. NYSD...

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  • Women Made History With Their 2018 Oscar Nominations
Women Made History With Their 2018 Oscar Nominations

She presented the nominees alongside actor Andy Serkis. He is up against Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, both for Three Billboards, and The Shape Of Water's Richard Jenkins and The Florida Project's Willem Dafoe. Still, Gerwig is just the fifth woman to ever be nominated in the category following Bigelow, Sofia Coppola ( Lost In Trans...

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  • Shutdown Ending: Schumer and Democrats Vote to Stop Their Filibuster
Shutdown Ending: Schumer and Democrats Vote to Stop Their Filibuster

Lindsey Graham, who has been trying to broker an immigration deal, and Kentucky Sen. Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight on Friday amid an impasse between President Donald Trump , congressional Republicans and Democrats over DACA and other immigration issues.

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  • Tillerson blames Russian Federation after reports emerge of Syrian regime using chemical weapons
Tillerson blames Russian Federation after reports emerge of Syrian regime using chemical weapons

Tillerson said that whoever conducted the attacks, "Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in eastern Ghouta and countless other Syrians targeted with chemical weapons since Russian Federation became involved in Syria". The President blamed Mr Assad for the chemical attack at the time. Tuesday's meeting was meant to encourage coun...

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  • Budweiser falls off the list of America's three favorite beers
Budweiser falls off the list of America's three favorite beers

Miller Lite snatched up Budweiser's spot in the top-three beer brands by American sales in 2017. All four of America's best-selling beers posted declining domestic sales in 2017, according to market research firm IRI, which tracks sales at "off-premise" locations like supermarkets and convenience stores.

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  • Daryl Hall & John Oates/Train Double Bill Coming to the Q in May
Daryl Hall & John Oates/Train Double Bill Coming to the Q in May

Also of special note is the duo's May 26 show in their hometown of Philadelphia, where they will once again host their HoagieNation Festival . Full festival details at www.HoagieNation.com . Soulful hitmakers Hall & Oates and Train are hitting the road this summer, and the award-winning artists will stop in Central Texas. They've sold more than 1...

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  • Carrefour picks right rescue plan five years late
Carrefour picks right rescue plan five years late

Carrefour shares leapt 6.3 percent, the biggest one-day gain since October 2015, as investors cheered the five-year strategic plan's focus on investing in online and competitiveness. Carrefour will remain the largest shareholder of Carrefour China. S. online group is looking to crack the European market next. He is also aiming to boost pr...

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  • SHUTDOWN VOTE: US Senate votes to fund government, end shutdown
SHUTDOWN VOTE: US Senate votes to fund government, end shutdown

As for the White House's position on any forthcoming immigration bill, the current bipartisan one in the Senate is not something that President Donald Trump would back. A Republican familiar with Graham's thinking believes he is trying to directly communicate with Trump, knowing that one thing above all irks him: Any suggestion that he's not in cha...

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  • Man suspected of rape and murder of Zainab Ansari arrested in Pakistan
Man suspected of rape and murder of Zainab Ansari arrested in Pakistan

Khan, who is said to have confessed to the crime, is thought to be a relative of the victim and was earlier thought to be a serial killer. He fled to Pakpattan after the release, the police sources said. "His DNA was matched 100 per cent with samples collected from crime scenes". The seven-year-old was kidnapped from near her aunt's house in Kas...

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  • Turkish ground troops enter North Syria
Turkish ground troops enter North Syria

Two of those hurt were badly injured, Huseyin Sanverdi, the mayor of Reyhanli, a small town situated in Hatay province on the Syrian border, told NTV television. The YPG denies any direct links and is a crucial part of a US-backed alliance battling Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria. "In its second day, #OliveBranchOperation continues to ensur...

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  • India vs South Africa
India vs South Africa

So, I think that's a big boost for us if the bowlers can continue doing their job. "We will have a clear picture by the end of this afternoon", he added. "So, I have thought about those things as well - how you can still keep the pressure on and not let the game slip away in very quick time", he said. The good part is Kohli is neither the first w...

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  • BJP men pelt stones, clash with cops; Odisha bandh tomorrow
BJP men pelt stones, clash with cops; Odisha bandh tomorrow

As the authorities did not agree, they forcibly took her body away sparking tension in the CHC. BJP leader and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has demanded a CBI probe into the whole episode and alleged that the girl was denied justice.

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  • United Nations chief ready to mediate Pakistan, India peace talks: spokesman
United Nations chief ready to mediate Pakistan, India peace talks: spokesman

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations secretary general at a regular news briefing in NY said Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over firing incidents at the LoC and the Working Boundary and is also following the situation.

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  • Shiv Sena Splits With BJP, Decides To Go It Alone In 2019
Shiv Sena Splits With BJP, Decides To Go It Alone In 2019

However, barely six months before April 2014, both parties had contest the Lok Sabha polls as allies with spectacular results. In October 2012, an emotional Bal Thackeray , addressing the Sena cadres in a recorded video, urged his followers to take care of Aaditya just as they had of Uddhav.

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  • Dead in Marshall County School Shooting
Dead in Marshall County School Shooting

Officials with Kentucky State Police said the scene at the school has been secured. WPSD-TV reports the high school students are being taken by bus to a middle school where parents can pick up them up. Edge said the handgun was recovered at the scene and is in evidence. The girl was airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas following th...

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  • VAR to be used at World Cup, FIFA will monetize replays
VAR to be used at World Cup, FIFA will monetize replays

Ifab deferred a final decision on authorising the use of VAR beyond trials until its annual meeting in March but said the results of experiments were "positive and encouraging". Federation Internationale de Football Association has been trialling VAR for nearly two years now, with largely positive results. Various non-FIFA competitions such as the ...

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  • Still 'Pretty Damn Mad' Protesters Unite In Second Annual Women's March
Still 'Pretty Damn Mad' Protesters Unite In Second Annual Women's March

Women, men and children rallied in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in solidarity with the "Women's March" movement being held across the globe. GARCIA-NAVARRO: Tell us why the organizers of the Women's March chose Las Vegas. Marches in Melbourne and Brisbane also attracted hundreds of supporters. In Palm Beach, a group of women wearing red cloak...

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  • Girl missing after first day of school found trapped inside school bus
Girl missing after first day of school found trapped inside school bus

A missing five-year-old Queensland child was found "petrified" and banging on the doors of a school bus, trying to get out last night, nearly five hours after she should have returned home from her first day back at school, her mother says.

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  • Group outruns NASA, books Uhuru Park for use on swearing-in day
Group outruns NASA, books Uhuru Park for use on swearing-in day

This comes even as U.S. ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec held a meeting with Mr Odinga yesterday at Capitol Hill, to convince him stop the plan for his "inauguration". According to a report by the Standard on Monday, January 22, the leaders said the agreement was to front co-leader Musalia Mudavadi (Amani) for president instead .

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  • Australia announces 60 million dollar plan to save Great Barrier Reef
Australia announces 60 million dollar plan to save Great Barrier Reef

He said he is confident " science will provide the answers" to help save the Reef after two extreme bleaching events in consecutive years. It has also endured damage from crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones. "Rather than engaging in piecemeal exercises that ignore the biggest threat to the Reef, Malcolm Turnbull should place the interests of a...

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  • Democrats deliver votes to fund government, end shutdown for now
Democrats deliver votes to fund government, end shutdown for now

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers began shutting down operations on Monday with the United States government closed, as a bipartisan group of senators tried to negotiate a deal just hours before the full Senate planned another vote to restore funding.

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  • Manus refugees to be resettled in US
Manus refugees to be resettled in US

The longer the U.S. deal drags out, the more obvious it is that the Australian government does not have any real plan to resettle all the refugees on Manus and Nauru. I am very happy to be free of the hell that the Australian government made for us on Manus. "It is clear that the U.S. deal will not resettle all those people who have been found ...

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