• Super Eagles slump further in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking
Super Eagles slump further in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Nigeria's Group D Russian Federation 2018 European opponents Croatia and Argentina retained their places in the rankings. South Africa are now ranked 77th in the world, one spot up from last month, and have overtaken Uganda to become the 16th-ranked African nation.

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  • Australian Kim Jong-un impersonator fools people at Seoul Winter Olympics
Australian Kim Jong-un impersonator fools people at Seoul Winter Olympics

Another 1bn won (£670,000, $930,000) will be used to pay for entrance fees to Olympic venues, while 100m won (£67,000, $93,000) has been earmarked for travel expenses. Despite the relatively small sum allocated to North Korean athletes by the IOC, from its Olympic Solidarity fund, the organisation was repeatedly criticised in the lead-up to the G...

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  • Florida high school shooting: What we know so far
Florida high school shooting: What we know so far

Three were found outside and two died later in hospital. Math teacher Jim Gard said: "There were problems with him a year ago threatening students, and I guess he was asked to leave campus". Israel added at a press conference that 12 of the 17 victims had been identified, though their names had not yet been released to their families.

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  • New US-Turkey tensions overshadow anti-IS unity meeting
New US-Turkey tensions overshadow anti-IS unity meeting

Islamic State fighters were driven a year ago from all the population centers they occupied in both Syria and Iraq , but Washington still considers them a threat, capable of carrying out an insurgency and plotting attacks elsewhere. This was stated by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an interview with Arab TV "Al Hura". "It was a b...

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  • Student describes escaping school following Florida shooting
Student describes escaping school following Florida shooting

President Donald Trump says he'll visit Parkland, Florida, the site of Wednesday's shooting that killed 17 people. "How do we make sure when a parent is ready to send their child to school, that in Florida, that parent knows their child is going to be safe?" "To every parent, teacher, and child who is hurting so badly, we are here for you, ...

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  • Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill
Major League Baseball opposes West Virginia sports betting bill

Supporters say it would bring additional revenue to the state, especially if West Virginia gets ahead of other states. Legislators in West Virginia have introduced a bill to legalize certain sports pool betting. A committee hearing and vote on a bill now in the West Virginia Senate is taking place Monday afternoon. "I think it's a legitim...

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  • Stock In Spotlight: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)
Stock In Spotlight: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) stock price moved with surging change along with the volume 7.1 million shares in Monday trading session. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) gained 0.82 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $29.58.

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  • Barnaby Joyce: Australia PM's remarks 'inept', deputy says
Barnaby Joyce: Australia PM's remarks 'inept', deputy says

The comments were seen as a thinly veiled call for the National Party leader to resign from cabinet, but Joyce said on Friday he had the support of his colleagues to continue. Last week, Turnbull talked down the prospect of Australia following the U.S. House of Representatives' lead by banning lawmakers from having sex with staff, saying legislat...

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  • 5 dead in crash involving stolen vehicle
5 dead in crash involving stolen vehicle

The crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. on State Route 25 in Ridge, the police said. Four people riding together in one of the autos died, while someone else in the stolen vehicle was additionally murdered, police said. Suffolk County cops were alerted to the stolen auto at 11:15, and tracked it to an apartment complex about a mile from the cras...

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  • Erdogan says U.S. funding of Syrian YPG will impact Turkey's decisions
Erdogan says U.S. funding of Syrian YPG will impact Turkey's decisions

During his two-day trip, Tillerson - who last visited in July 2017 - will hold talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . In the east, the US military launched rare airstrikes on pro-government fighters following a co-ordinated assault on USA -backed forces accompanied by US advisers.

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  • White House threatens veto of Senate immigration compromise
White House threatens veto of Senate immigration compromise

The bipartisan proposal would open the door to building at least part of a wall along the U.S. The outcome suggested there may be no permanent solution soon to help the Dreamers, who were brought to the U.S.as children, despite their sky-high support in public polling.

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  • As Iran Rial Hits Record Low, Police Crack Down On Money Changers
As Iran Rial Hits Record Low, Police Crack Down On Money Changers

Financial analysts attribute the fall of the rial to several causes, including a decline in Iranian interest rates since September and worries about whether the United States will withdraw from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. As the currency has continued to lose value, speculators have sped the process along by betting against the rial...

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  • Two IAF pilots killed in plane crash
Two IAF pilots killed in plane crash

A full inquiry has been ordered by the Majuli officials to look out at the exact cause of the accident. An official said, "The incident took place near Sumoimari Chapori". The wrecked chopper was found in Sumoima Chapori - the sand island off the banks of Brahmaputra. "A police team has reached the spot and investigations are on", Hindustan Time...

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  • Panchkula: Woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart
Panchkula: Woman dies after hair gets entangled in go-kart

According to a report by NDTV , Puneet Kaur was on a vacation with her family, her husband and a two-year-old son. This content is restricted to site members. "The family members are yet to record their statements". They were all on the same cart when the accident happened. "It will be followed by investigations", a police official told Hindust...

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  • Former Oxfam programme director denies organising orgies in Haiti
Former Oxfam programme director denies organising orgies in Haiti

Damien Berrendorf, who served as the Oxfam's country director in Haiti from 2012 to 2017, was dismissed after the allegations were reported through the charity's own whistleblowing line. Several staff were sacked or resigned in 2011 over a string of lurid claims, including that they had used prostitutes while delivering aid to earthquake-hit Ha...

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  • Trump's Latest Travel Ban Suffers Blow From a Second Appeals Court
Trump's Latest Travel Ban Suffers Blow From a Second Appeals Court

Supreme Court's expected decision in the case this year. "Examining official statements from President Trump and other executive branch officials, along with the proclamation itself, we conclude that the proclamation is unconstitutionally tainted with animus toward Islam." The latest version of the travel ban blocks people from eight countrie...

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  • Haiti to launch probe into Oxfam sex scandal
Haiti to launch probe into Oxfam sex scandal

First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of these atrocious acts. Oxfam said an internal investigation revealed examples of bullying, inappropriate sexual behavior and intimidation of colleagues. Meanwhile, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt held talks yesterday with National Crime Agency chief Lynne Owens...

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  • Airbus shrugs off military plane charge as profits soar
Airbus shrugs off military plane charge as profits soar

Airbus took a new 1.3 billion euro ($1.62 billion) hit on its A400M military transport plane, but also posted adjusted 2017 operating profit of 4.253 billion euros on revenues of 66.767 billion euros and predicted a 20 percent rise in the widely watched core profit item.

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  • Gunman kills 17 in Florida high school Valentine's Day shooting
Gunman kills 17 in Florida high school Valentine's Day shooting

A former student was arrested Wednesday (Feb. 14) after opening fire at a South Florida high school. At least 17 people were killed , including students and adults . Thursday morning, the alleged gunman was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder . Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County said the 19-year-old suspect is in custody.

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  • Kuwait slams Duterte for ordering OFWs home
Kuwait slams Duterte for ordering OFWs home

Investigators tried to find her through the Kuwaiti agency that recruited her, but discovered it had closed down. "Is there something wrong with your culture?" This is the third batch of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to come home after the Philippines banned the deployment of OFWs to the Gulf state because of allegations of abuse by Kuwait...

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  • Mike Pence on North Korea: 'If you want to talk, we'll talk'
Mike Pence on North Korea: 'If you want to talk, we'll talk'

The news channel declared on Saturday that " Kim Jong Un's sister is stealing the show at the Winter Olympics ", referencing Kim Yo-Jong, the dictator's sister and head of North Korea's propaganda ministry, for her appearance the Opening Ceremony to the Winter Olympics .

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  • Ross High School student charged after referencing Florida shooting on social media
Ross High School student charged after referencing Florida shooting on social media

Cruz was taken to custody and transferred to a nearby hospital, before being moved to a police station. Dice said that students shouldn't be posting on Snapchat . "There were problems with him past year threatening students, and I guess he was asked to leave campus". Florida Gov. Rick Scott was also in attendance.

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  • Climber dies after fall from Mount Hood
Climber dies after fall from Mount Hood

It took eight hours for rescuers to bring two other men in the group to safety. The climbers used their cellphones to report that conditions were hazardous near the Hogsback area by the summit, describing falling rock and ice looking "like a bowling alley".

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to increase presence in Iraq
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to increase presence in Iraq

But the official said Mattis told the defence ministers over lunch that their governments will be "watched more closely in the runup" to the July summit in Brussels which Trump is expected to attend. The EU's so-called permanent structured cooperation on defence agreement, known as PESCO, has projects in view already to develop new military equipme...

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  • A couple more inches of snow due for Flagstaff by Thursday
A couple more inches of snow due for Flagstaff by Thursday

North wind 15 to 20 miles per hour decreasing to 6 to 11 miles per hour in the afternoon. In a Thursday morning tweet, the NWS stated that Seattle's record lows for February 20 (25 degrees in 1955) and February 21 (25 degrees in 1957) could be broken.

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