• Malala Yousafzai urges women to empower themselves
Malala Yousafzai urges women to empower themselves

Talking about US President Donald Trump, the activist said: "I just get so disappointed to see that people in high positions talking about women in unequal terms and do not accept them as equals". Trudeau, a former school teacher, joked that he could write her a note. "I haven't met a single prime minister who would not send their own children to s...

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  • Republic Day: 651 Uttar Pradesh policemen to be honoured
Republic Day: 651 Uttar Pradesh policemen to be honoured

Three constables from Odisha Anant Kadraka, Tedyourampa Sabara and Kumar Huika have been selected for Police Medal for Gallantry while seven others will receive the Police Medals for Meritorious Service. The medals will be presented during the Republic Day celebrations at Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Grounds here on Friday. Many people friendly p...

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  • Hugh Masekela's family will hold a private funeral for the music legend
Hugh Masekela's family will hold a private funeral for the music legend

Masekela lost his long battle against prostate cancer on Tuesday. On Thursday, the late Hugh Masekela's family addressed the media. "So we thank the people for sharing those stories and we hope they continue sharing them", Sal said. This will be an exhibition of the artist's work, including visuals and audio. Sal also said it was his father's w...

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  • Elton John to say farewell to fans on massive three-year tour
Elton John to say farewell to fans on massive three-year tour

I've been touring since I was 17 with various bands and as Elton John in 1969 and I thought the time is right to say thank you to all my fans around the world globally and then, you know, to say goodbye and then just to have a breather. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. February 2 via eltonjohn.com. The 70-year-old singer, pianist and composer gave an...

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  • Donald Trump's team ramps up trade war rhetoric
Donald Trump's team ramps up trade war rhetoric

President Donald J. Trump who will address World Economic Forum (WEF) on Friday. He assailed Trump's economic policy as a threat to global growth, urging Europe to "play its own game" and fill in gaps left by USA businesses. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the United States continues to have a " special relationship " with Britain ....

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  • Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade
Trump predicts 'tremendous' increase in UK-US trade

The decision to build the new embassy was actually done in 2006 under President George W. Bush and the new location chosen in 2008, according to the State Department and the U.S. "I know there had been some press that was not accurate on this, but in all my conversations on this with my counterparts in China this is not an issue".

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  • Siding firmly with Israel, Trump plainly no longer convinced Abbas wants peace
Siding firmly with Israel, Trump plainly no longer convinced Abbas wants peace

He said he aimed for peace in the Middle East and hoped sound minds would prevail among Palestinians to pursue peace. "We give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support, tremendous numbers, numbers that nobody understands". "If the U.S. administration does not back down from its decision on the occupied city of Jerusalem, it will ...

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  • Padmaavat movie review: Sanjay Leela Bhansali's masterpiece is all about Ranveer Singh
Padmaavat movie review: Sanjay Leela Bhansali's masterpiece is all about Ranveer Singh

In Gurgaon, just outside the Indian capital New Delhi, protesters attacked a school bus . He was one of the accused persons absconding in the DND toll plaza violence case. The movie is facing protests as it releases in India today. "I am not someone who has ever been excited about the box-office numbers, but I have to say that this time I am b...

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  • Ilaiyaraaja awarded the Padma Vibhushan
Ilaiyaraaja awarded the Padma Vibhushan

Last year, there were 89 winners while in 2015, it was 112. Besides, ace men's singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has also been adjudged with Padma Shri along side India's first Paralympic gold medalist, Murlikant Petkar. Archaeologist Ramachandran Nagaswamy , painter Laxman Pai and musicians Arvind Parikh and Sharda Sinha were also named for the P...

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  • Disney Star Adam Hicks Arrested For Armed Robbery!
Disney Star Adam Hicks Arrested For Armed Robbery!

Hicks was taken into custody on January 24, Radar reported. A 52-year-old man told police he was walking in the area when a man who pointed a gun at him and demanded his wallet. Officers found the vehicle with stolen property and detained a female connected to at least one of the robbery suspects. Officers found stolen property in the vehicle, ac...

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  • Amtrak engineer misread signal before fatal crash near Seattle
Amtrak engineer misread signal before fatal crash near Seattle

The 55-year-old engineer and a 48-year-old conductor in training, who was in the lead locomotive at the time of the crash, had been too seriously injured to speak with investigators immediately after the December 18 accident. He told the investigators he recalled seeing mileposts 16 and 17 but did not remember seeing the sign for milepost 18. The...

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  • Trump's Event Planner Turned Government Official Called April Ryan
Trump's Event Planner Turned Government Official Called April Ryan "Miss Piggy"

Event planner turned head of regional Housing and Urban Development office overseeing NY and New Jersey, Lynne Patton got into a Twitter spat with revered White House correspondent April Ryan of the American Urban Radio Networks. A Twitter war that erupted between Ryan and event-planner turned HUD honcho Lynne Patton foamed over when Patton...

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  • Pubs to open on Good Friday following Dáil vote
Pubs to open on Good Friday following Dáil vote

Mr O'Keeffe added that there are no calls for pubs to now open on Christmas Day, saying it was a "special day for families". A similar prohibition on selling alcohol on St Patrick's Day was removed in the 1960s. Independent TD Maureen O'Sullivan described the moves to push the Bill as "somewhat odd when there are so many aspects relating to alcohol...

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  • Gov. Jerry Brown lays out vision in final State of State
Gov. Jerry Brown lays out vision in final State of State

California's fiscal position has improved dramatically since 2011, when the state suffered a $27 billion budget gap. Jerry Brown . He's entering his record sixteenth and previous year in office. State Republicans applauded Brown's thanks to the firefighters and first responders, but were disappointed in his continued support of the high-speed r...

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  • Men-Only Black-Tie Dinner Exposed as Grope-Fest
Men-Only Black-Tie Dinner Exposed as Grope-Fest

Representatives from the charity said it donated the rest of its funds to several children's charities, FT reported . The Financial Times said the trust had two joint chairmen, London property developer Bruce Ritchie and luxury goods businessman David Meller .

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  • Senate to release testimony from Trump Jr. on Trump Tower meeting
Senate to release testimony from Trump Jr. on Trump Tower meeting

Grassley, however, told reporters Thursday that he did not expect to hold public hearings so long as the closed-door interview transcripts are released as he intends. Jared Kushner is too "spooked" to voluntarily speak with the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is probing Russian meddling in the USA election and possible collusion with President T...

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  • ECJ rules against sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers
ECJ rules against sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

The European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday (25 January) that psychological tests on gay asylum seekers to prove their homosexuality were illegal. What sort of tests were at issue here? F claimed that the tests prejudiced his fundamental rights, but Hungary's Institute of Forensic Experts and Investigators defended the methods used during ...

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  • Target to Provide Same-Day Delivery in Florida
Target to Provide Same-Day Delivery in Florida

The discounter announced that it will debut same-day delivery services via Shipt on February 1 across 57 stores in South Florida and Birmingam, Alabama. The locations that will offer same-day delivery have not been announced. By Feb. 8, it will expand to 12 other Florida regions. Though Shipt will be a wholly owned Target subsidiary, it will ...

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  • Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) - Investors Must See
Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) - Investors Must See

Global Thematic Partners Llc who had been investing in Newmont Mining Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.08 billion market cap company. Goldberg sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. $211,527 worth of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM ) shares were sold by Engel E Randall.

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  • Shootout caught on video at Florida red light
Shootout caught on video at Florida red light

Drivers at a red light were thrown into a terrifying situation when one driver pulled up and fired multiple shots at another vehicle, with that person diving from their auto to fire back at the shooter. On Tuesday, deputies spotted the gold auto and arrested 30-year-old Jeremy Olds after a chase. The Florida tag number for the vehicle is HVRG69. ...

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  • Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana in 2017
Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana in 2017

It concluded that almost five million Canadians spent money on marijuana previous year, spending an average of about $1,200 each for a total of $5.7 billion. About 4.9 million Canadians between the ages of 15 to 64 purchased both medical and non-medical cannabis past year, the statistics agency said. According to Statistics Canada numbers, cannab...

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  • Levels of violent crime rise to 'shocking' levels
Levels of violent crime rise to 'shocking' levels

But there are now also emerging signs that meaningful increases are beginning to be seen in high volume offences such as domestic burglary and vehicle crime. Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Jeff Cuthbert, said the crime increase "demonstrates how vital it is that the United Kingdom government provides more appropriate levels of funding for...

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  • Lynyrd Skynyrd will play two Florida shows on their final farewell tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd will play two Florida shows on their final farewell tour

The rockers are best known for their RIAA platinum-certified anthems "Sweet Home Alabama" and self-proclaimed signature song, " Free Bird ", that Rolling Stone said was "easily the most requested live song in existence". Rossington, 66, is the only original member left in the group. Lynyrd Skynyrd , whose first album was released in 1973, have...

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  • Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay
Officials play down Rohingya repatriation delay

According to a bilateral deal inked in November 2017, Bangladesh was to send the first batch of refugees back to Myanmar this week, but officials admitted Monday that they were not ready and could not predict when the process would start.

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  • DHEC encourages South Carolinians to get flu shot
DHEC encourages South Carolinians to get flu shot

Department of Health and Environmental Control is encouraging residents to protect themselves against the flu as the season continues. During last year's flu season, 94 people died, according to DHEC data. The state's Department of Health and Environmental Control has classified the flu as "widespread" across the state. Three children who died...

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