• Over 1000 passengers stranded in Assam as police firing kills two
Over 1000 passengers stranded in Assam as police firing kills two

On the difficulties faced by train passengers stranded at different parts of district since January 25, he said 30 buses have already reached the district to ferry the passengers to their destinations. The picketers have damaged the tracks at many places and removed the fish plates. Calling on all sections of people to maintain peace and harmony,...

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  • Man killed after being sucked into MRI machine
Man killed after being sucked into MRI machine

Rajesh Maru was at a Mumbai hospital and walked into the MRI room with a metal cylinder and was pulled into the machine because of its magnetic force, FirstPost reported. Three people, including a doctor, have been arrested on suspicion of causing death due to negligence, according to the Hindustan Times . Relatives of Maru and local BJP MLA...

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  • European Union to begin negotiations on Brexit transitional arrangement
European Union to begin negotiations on Brexit transitional arrangement

European Union ministers have agreed a mandate for the next phase of Brexit negotiations with the UK. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has insisted Britain will not be able to pick and choose aspects of the single market during a transition period .

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  • DMK holds protests across Tamil Nadu against bus fare hike
DMK holds protests across Tamil Nadu against bus fare hike

MDMK, Manithaneya Makkal Katchi, and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi cadres also took part in the protests. Chief Minister K Palaniswamy said in Madurai that the government reduced the bus fares after demands from opposition parties and the public.

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  • Thousands of UN Employees in Gaza Hold Protest Over US Aid Cut
Thousands of UN Employees in Gaza Hold Protest Over US Aid Cut

The meeting mainly aims at discussing the future of the peace process, how to maintain the unity of the global position towards the Palestinian issue and how to move to re-correct the course and achieve the two-state solution. aid - has refrained from supporting the Palestinians' dismissal of Washington as an appropriate mediator in the wake of the...

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  • Russian bots shared Trump's election tweets 500k times
Russian bots shared Trump's election tweets 500k times

The 50,000 automated accounts the company determined had ties to Russian Federation sent more than 2 million election-related tweets between September 1 and November 15, 2016. In order to prevent this from happening in future, Twitter said it is enforcing new safeguards ahead of the 2018 elections, which will include scanning for bots trying to man...

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  • UK's European Union status to be 'similar' right after exit — BREXIT
UK's European Union status to be 'similar' right after exit — BREXIT

At a press conference after the meeting Barnier was emphatic: "The U.K. will no longer participate in the European Union decision-making process". Davis told the Lords' EU Select Committee this afternoon that this is likely to cause disagreements, as he thinks the United Kingdom should be able to forge new trading relationships as soon as it le...

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  • Analysts See $1.59 EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Analysts See $1.59 EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

About 6.68M shares traded. Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS)'s stock had its "hold" rating reissued by Loop Capital in a research note issued on Monday, January 22nd. Therefore 46% are positive. According to today's trading volume The Walt Disney Company is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

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  • A list of the justices of the Supreme Court
A list of the justices of the Supreme Court

ET. President Trump will give the State of the Union address - his first - Tuesday night. "You're disgusting. How christian of you to make jokes about elderly people", he replied to the tweet . The eldest Supreme Court justice has produced two of the court's four signed opinions so far this term. A list of the justices of the Supreme Court...

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  • Military Academy Under Attack in Afghanistan, 9 Dead
Military Academy Under Attack in Afghanistan, 9 Dead

At around 10 a.m. local time (0530GMT), the Ministry declared the fighting over with four attackers killed and one arrested. One of the attackers blew himself up, it was reported. Clashes between security forces and insurgents lasted for about five hours after a group of five attackers tried to enter the facility. The recent attacks have unders...

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  • Trump lashes out at Democrats on border safety, DACA
Trump lashes out at Democrats on border safety, DACA

Gillibrand's refusal to fund the government was joined by leaders of the Democrats' smoldering radical left, including Sen. Compromise and agreement finally occurred Monday afternoon with Democrats taking the word of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for an up-or-down vote on DACA by February 8 and a six-year extension for the Children's H...

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  • Man rescued after sand tunnel collapses on Florida beach
Man rescued after sand tunnel collapses on Florida beach

Jeremy Robshaw, St. Johns County, FL Fire-Rescue. When first responders arrived, they found Goggin under 2-3 feet of sand, freed him and rushed him to a nearby hospital. The man's sister, Rachel Goggin Burt, told officers he was digging through the sand for a while as his wife, Courtney, was capturing it on video, the Miami Herald reported .

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  • 'We Don't Want To Talk With The Taliban'
'We Don't Want To Talk With The Taliban'

He added there may be a time for dialogue but it is a long time away. Trump said at a lunch with UN Security Council ambassadors that the group would discuss what more can be done to defeat the Taliban. "When we see what they're doing and the atrocities that they're committing, and killing their own people, and those people are women and childr...

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  • U.S. to resume refugee admissions from 11 countries Trump deemed 'high risk'
U.S. to resume refugee admissions from 11 countries Trump deemed 'high risk'

In an address at the Wilson Center on Monday morning, Nielsen spoke about the new security measures, saying they "seek to prevent the program from being exploited by terrorists, criminals and fraudsters". A senior USA official insisted Monday that the high-risk determination for the 11 nations "has nothing to do with religion". The Trump administ...

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  • BBC News trumped Piers Morgan in ratings during last night's interview
BBC News trumped Piers Morgan in ratings during last night's interview

Mr Trump said: "Look, it was done because I am a big believer in fighting radical Islamic terror". But he was less apologetic about tweeting the content of the videos, saying he believed they depicted "radical Islamic terror". To which Piers replied: "Awwww, should I have baked him a few cakes instead?" I think I would have negotiated it differ...

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  • EPA reverses course, maintains restrictions on Alaska's Pebble Mine project
EPA reverses course, maintains restrictions on Alaska's Pebble Mine project

Pruitt said he made the decision after reading public comments made to his agency after the earlier decision. Then the agency started the process to reverse the Obama-era EPA proposal that a large mine like Pebble was too risky to go forward in the region.

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  • California to Spend $2.5B to Boost Zero-Emission Vehicle Sales
California to Spend $2.5B to Boost Zero-Emission Vehicle Sales

Brown points out that since 2012 the number of ZEVs has grown from 25,000 to more than 350,000 - a gain of 1,300 percent - that still comprises just about five percent of all new in-state vehicle sales. Reaching the goal will require that 40 percent of vehicles sold in 2030 to be clean, said Mary Nichols, chairman of the California Air Resources Bo...

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  • Corrine Brown to Surrender to Prison Officials
Corrine Brown to Surrender to Prison Officials

Brown served as a Democrat US Representative from Florida for 24 years, before her defeat in 2016. Brown will be treated like any other inmate, said Joe Rojas, local president for the prison staff union, who used her arrival as a chance to talk to reporters about the impact of staff cuts set to start next month.

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  • Budget Session: President Kovind asks MPs to support Triple Talaq bill
Budget Session: President Kovind asks MPs to support Triple Talaq bill

Soon after the upper and the lower house of the Parliament met for the first day of the Budget session . They were protesting against a sealing drive in Delhi, the Central government's decision of allowing FDI in single-brand retail and the Election Commission's decision to disqualify 20 Delhi AAP MLAs.

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  • Militants attack Afghan army post
Militants attack Afghan army post

The ANA killed two of them and arrested one with his vest. The attack , for which the Taliban claimed responsibility , followed another assault by their militants on a luxury hotel in Kabul a week ago that killed 22 people. "I condemn the despicable vehicle bombing attack in Kabul today that has left scores of innocent civilians dead ...

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  • The Duchess Of Cambridge donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust!
The Duchess Of Cambridge donates her hair to the Little Princess Trust!

The Herefordshire-based organisation has realistic wigs made for children who have lost their own hair through chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment. ET reached out to Kensington Palace regarding this report but they had no comment. "Receiving a free, real-hair wig has a very positive impact on a child or young adult at such a hard time".

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  • Sting, Shaggy & James Corden Try
Sting, Shaggy & James Corden Try "Subway Karaoke"

The Jamaican dancehall star and The Police frontman appeared twice during the show, first in a special NY subway version of host James Corden's signature skit Car Pool Karaoke. They then changed the mood with Shaggy and Sting's new song Don't Make Me Wait To Love You, before launching it It Wasn't Me which still failed on the NY carriages.

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  • United Nations employees in Gaza demonstrate against U.S. aid cut
United Nations employees in Gaza demonstrate against U.S. aid cut

President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan's King Abdullah discussed on Monday in Amman implications of the United States decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has provoked a wave of condemnations around the world. "We are prepared for negotiations, and we never me...

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  • Republican US House Appropriations chairman will not seek re-election
Republican US House Appropriations chairman will not seek re-election

President Donald Trump won Frelinghuysen's district by one percentage point even though Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won New Jersey by 14 points. Frelinghuysen is political royalty in New Jersey, as his father also represented the state in Congress for more than 20 years. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey announced Monday he wou...

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  • Political Parties Seek Solution to Naga Issue Before Assembly Polls
Political Parties Seek Solution to Naga Issue Before Assembly Polls

On Republic Day, Nagaland Governor PB Acharya said the state stands on the cusp of history with the Assembly election being held next month and the people being eager for a final settlement of the Naga political issue. Zeliang and Surhozhelie, president of the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF), in Kohima. For decades, Naga rebel groups have been...

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