• Train carrying U.S. lawmakers crashes, 1 dead
Train carrying U.S. lawmakers crashes, 1 dead

Some of the conspiracy theories claimed the train incident was perpetrated by so-called "deep-state" actors - a term used by fringe right-wing groups to describe rogue government employees who secretly attempt to manipulate USA policy. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said the collision happened without warning, while many members were up and milling arou...

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  • World Battle Two bomb in Hong Kong defused by police
World Battle Two bomb in Hong Kong defused by police

Police sealed off parts of the busy Wan Chai district and ferry services crossing the Victoria Harbour were suspended as experts worked to unearth the explosive, an operation that would likely continue overnight. "It was extremely risky for the officers engaged in the disposal operation". All buildings in the area were eventually allowed to reope...

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  • Culture secretary Matt Hancock has just launched his own app
Culture secretary Matt Hancock has just launched his own app

Within hours of the launch, there were reports that Hancok's app was collecting user data even when not given permission to do so. It will allow constituents to connect with him, take part in "constructive debate", and find out what he is doing in the area and nationally.

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  • Congress says Budget is defeatist, a big let down
Congress says Budget is defeatist, a big let down

As Meghalaya is inching towards polls, the issue of "development" is soaring the political temperature of this hill state with BJP demanding "report card" on the same from the ruling Congress Government. After the suit triggered a controversy and Congress went after the BJP with its "suit-boot ki sarkar" jibe, it was auctioned. "Their frustra...

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  • Man convicted of murder over van attack on Muslims in London
Man convicted of murder over van attack on Muslims in London

Darren Osborne, 48, drove the hired vehicle into a group of Muslims gathered around father-of-six Makram Ali , 51, who had collapsed near his home after leaving late-night Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park. The prosecution will ask the court to take account of the fact that this was a terrorist act when that sentence is decided. Although he denie...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' about Russian Federation memo House Republicans want to release
Federal Bureau of Investigation has 'grave concerns' about Russian Federation memo House Republicans want to release

In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week . Here are the answers to some basic questions you might have about the document and how it came to be. The Nunes memo has essentially upended the probe, and the work has devolved into partisan bickering over whether the document should b...

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  • Stoke vs Watford 31 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions
Stoke vs Watford 31 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions

The 27-year-old Senegal worldwide midfielder has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal. Watford , playing its first league game with new coach Javi Gracia in charge, will also be relieved to have kept a rare clean sheet. The first half was a fairly lively but ultimately unsuccessful half for both sides, with the possession virtually equal but with ...

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  • Priyanka Chopra rumoured to be one of Meghan Markle's bridesmaids
Priyanka Chopra rumoured to be one of Meghan Markle's bridesmaids

Markle wore a crisp white button-up with her tailored suit and completed the look with simple black stilettos. On Thursday night, the newly engaged couple were seen arriving to the annual Endeavour Fund Awards, which celebrates the achievements of wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women who have taken part in sporting and adventure chall...

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  • Fugitive Catalan leader denies he is giving up following phone message leak
Fugitive Catalan leader denies he is giving up following phone message leak

The exchange seemed to confirm Mr. Puigdemont had finally relinquished his hand in the extraordinary tussle to have himself reinstated as regional president.The messages came just hours after the speaker of the Catalan parliament, Roger Torrent , made a decision to indefinitely postpone a session to re-elect Mr.

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  • We Wanted That Quick Goal - Tottenham Star Hails Win Over Manchester United
We Wanted That Quick Goal - Tottenham Star Hails Win Over Manchester United

Manchester United suffered their first loss in 2018, after getting pegged back by Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. Victory saw Spurs close to within two points of the top four and a Champions League place and Eriksen told BT Sport: "It feels a bit weird to score from your first touch".

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  • Defence Budget increased, but still less than 2% of GDP
Defence Budget increased, but still less than 2% of GDP

India's defence budget has been hiked by a measly 7.81% to Rs 2,95,511 crore from Rs 2,74,114 crore last year, once again dashing the hopes for any major jump in military modernization this year despite heightened tensions with both Pakistan and China along the unsettled borders.

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  • Pence Slams Manchin Over Votes on Tax Reform, Health Care
Pence Slams Manchin Over Votes on Tax Reform, Health Care

With the veep making a visit to West Virginia, he made a decision to go after the state's Democratic senator. "At Worldwide Equipment, the vice president and the secretary will have a chance to see hardworking West Virginians in action and to hear how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is making a real, positive difference in the lives of workers and fa...

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  • State police issuing DUI warning for Super Bowl Sunday
State police issuing DUI warning for Super Bowl Sunday

With Super Bowl Sunday around the corner, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials shared a message with football lovers - and anyone else planning on partying for the big game: "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk". "Designate a sober driver, use public transportation or call a taxi or rideshare service so that you, your passengers and everyon...

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  • Five takeaways from India's budget spending plans to boost growth
Five takeaways from India's budget spending plans to boost growth

Terming the newly announced budget as phenomenal for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Minister of State (I/C) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh said that it is a budget for the masses. Jaitley, in what he described as the first move towards the Universal Health Coverage, announced a health scheme for 10 crore famili...

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  • Melania Trump starred in an Aflac commercial, by the way
Melania Trump starred in an Aflac commercial, by the way

Even after she married Trump, Melania starred in a freaky high profile U.S. advert. Melania opted to sue The Daily Mail in the United Kingdom after the newspaper suggested she had once worked as a paid escort during her modeling days.

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  • The President's 'bloody nose' strategy in North Korea appears to be real
The President's 'bloody nose' strategy in North Korea appears to be real

Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector who escaped from the communist regime in 2006. The withdrawal of Cha's nomination gives one pause in this regard. "And it demonstrates resolve to other bad actors that threats to the United States will be countered", he argued . The reason for the program's cancelation was cited as the activities of South Kor...

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  • Saudi women to work in restaurants
Saudi women to work in restaurants

Google's Chief Executive Larry Page also have included in the talks and have been encouraged by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The fate of the 56 who remain in custody was not immediately clear. Some cases are expected to go for trial, authorities have said previously. "The estimated value of settlements now stands at more than 400 billion riy...

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  • Boeing wins $6.56 billion US defense contract: Pentagon
Boeing wins $6.56 billion US defense contract: Pentagon

The Pentagon declined to comment. "The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy sailors manning the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex (AAMDTC) conducted a live-fire missile flight test using a Standard-Missile (SM)-3 Block IIA missile launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii, Wednesday morning", said Mark Wright , a Mi...

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  • California Issues Self Driving Report Card And It Sucks
California Issues Self Driving Report Card And It Sucks

Waymo has a rather sizable advantage in the self-driving field. Several companies filed reports with the DMV stating that they conducted no test drives previous year on the state's roads, even though they logged hundreds of miles in 2016.

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  • Arsenal sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Dortmund for £56m
Arsenal sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Dortmund for £56m

The transfer is expected to trigger a number of other transfers including Olivier Giroud to Chelsea and Michy Batshuayi to Borussia Dortmund . Arsenal endured a disappointing defeat to relegation strugglers Swansea City on Tuesday night.

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  • Manifestação na Catalunha pede reinstalação do governo de Puigdemont
Manifestação na Catalunha pede reinstalação do governo de Puigdemont

Puigdemont falou depois de o Tribunal Constitucional ter rejeitado um recurso seu contra a negativa do Supremo espanhol em deixá-lo ser empossado à distância (que já fora previamente corroborada pelos serviços jurídicos do parlamento catalão).

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  • European Union pledges $53m to help build Palestinian state
European Union pledges $53m to help build Palestinian state

Will others try to step into their shoes?"Earlier this month , Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that Trump's so-called Middle East peace efforts are the "slap of the century" after his recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital".

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  • Russian Federation to US Navy: Get new maps
Russian Federation to US Navy: Get new maps

In a statement, the State Department said: "This is but the latest example of Russian military activities disregarding global norms and agreements", calling on Russia "to cease these unsafe actions". The incident on January 29 was one of the closest in a series of close encounters in which Russian jets have come close to US and North Atlantic Tre...

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  • Daniel leads No. 18 Tennessee past LSU
Daniel leads No. 18 Tennessee past LSU

They have slumped since winning the Wooden Legacy early in the season, dropping seven of their previous eight games. We get it down to six (53-47) and then we let it get away from us. UT held LSU scoreless for 5:35. The freshman from Salem, Oregon, will get another shot at the Aggies on Thursday with her mom and 10-year-old brother, Tko, watching f...

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