• Zoo welcomes birth of baby gorilla
Zoo welcomes birth of baby gorilla

Footage and photos of Calaya the gorilla have been shared after she gave birth to her son Moke (pronounced "Mo-key", which is conveniently similar to "monkey", although as any Terry Pratchett fan will tell you, apes =/= monkeys) at the Smithsonian National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute in Washington DC.

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  • Modi in UK: Here is what awaits PM at CHOGM 2018 MEET
Modi in UK: Here is what awaits PM at CHOGM 2018 MEET

Opening a business forum, focussed on promoting trade and investment within the Commonwealth, May said global growth remained "fragile" faced with challenges such as protectionism, and new technology - which created and supplanted jobs across industries.

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  • Tourists stranded on Kauai in Hawaii due to severe flooding
Tourists stranded on Kauai in Hawaii due to severe flooding

A record-breaking rainstorm hit the island of Kauai this weekend. Evan Valiere shared the image above of Hanalei Pier on social media that shows the extent of some of the damage. Sarah Blane, Kauai County spokeswoman, said by phone that rescuers airlifted 212 people from Wainiha and Haena after they were cut off from the rest of the island by lands...

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  • New push to legalise cannabis and sell it in shops
New push to legalise cannabis and sell it in shops

Using fish to grow cannabis in a natural ecosystem environment, aquaponics doesn't require the use of fertilizers and produces an end product as pure and natural as possible - something particularly important with cannabis oil. Greens leader Richard Di Natale said the country's approach to illicit drugs was an "unmitigated disaster" and it was t...

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  • TN: Woman lecturer arrested for advising students to 'adjust' with officials
TN: Woman lecturer arrested for advising students to 'adjust' with officials

Meanwhile, enraged students and parents thronged the college and staged a demonstration demanding action against the Professor. A woman lecturer of a private college in Aruppukottai , Tamil Nadu, was on Monday taken into custody in connection with her alleged advise to students "to adjust with some officials" in return for higher marks and money...

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  • CSX (CSX) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.17
CSX (CSX) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.17

The company has market cap of $49.32 billion. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $174.27. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board boosted its holdings in shares of CSX by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. (NYSE:PX) earned "Outperform" rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 23. (NYSE:T) has "Equal-Weight" rati...

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  • Bodies of Indian family whose SUV plunged into California river found
Bodies of Indian family whose SUV plunged into California river found

Searchers located the vehicle Sunday in the Eel River and recovered the bodies of Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, and Saachi Thottapilly, 9, the Mendocino County sheriff's office said in a statement. Sandeep was a Vice-President at Union Bank, while Soumya was a stay-at-home parent. But the Thottapillys never made it to San Jose and were later reported m...

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  • Man faces child porn, other charges
Man faces child porn, other charges

Rigby will face 13 years in federal prison, followed by supervised release for life. A man arrested in Ontario on suspicion of distributing child pornography over the Internet is expected to make an appearance Tuesday in Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court.

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  • Pregnant KZN woman dies after being hit by train
Pregnant KZN woman dies after being hit by train

Police in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, identified Riess as a suspect in Hutchinson's death. The auto she was in, a 2005 Cadillac Escalade, was found abandoned in a Florida park. "She can now be buried as a Muslim beside her husband's grave", said Samir Majumdar, the lawyer representing the woman's family. Authorities said Riess is considered armed ...

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  • MURDER investigation launched after STABBING in Forest Gate, London
MURDER investigation launched after STABBING in Forest Gate, London

At a house in Brixton a woman in her 30s was killed and... He is in custody at a south London police station. Police say the woman's next of kin are aware and it is believed the victim and suspect knew each other. "Upon arrival, officers observed suspicious circumstances, secured the scene and notified homicide detectives", he said. A police in...

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  • 2 bodies, vehicle found after California family's SUV went into river
2 bodies, vehicle found after California family's SUV went into river

Gregory L. Van Patten said in a statement. Searchers on Monday found the body of a 12-year-old boy in a Northern California river - the last of four family members who perished when their sport utility vehicle plunged into the rain-swollen torrent.

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  • Chemical weapons investigation team arrives in Damascus - OPCW
Chemical weapons investigation team arrives in Damascus - OPCW

On Thursday, Russia's military said Douma had been brought under full control of the Syrian government under a Russia-mediated deal that secured the evacuation of the rebels and thousands of civilians after it was recaptured by Syrian forces.

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  • As Oklahoma teachers declare victory, Colorado educators walk out of class
As Oklahoma teachers declare victory, Colorado educators walk out of class

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 81,000 elementary public school teachers, occasional teachers and education professionals across the province. It also gives $1,250 raises for support staff and adds $50 million in education funding. It is not a coincidence these movements took place in Republican-led states in which...

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  • Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs: state media
Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs: state media

According to Russian and Syrian military sources, of the 110 Tomahawk missiles launched last Saturday by Western tripartite aggressors against Syrian targets, 71 destroyed by the anti-aircraft defense of this Middle Eastern nation. A local reporter for The Arab News said Israeli warplanes were spotted in Syrian airspace just before the missiles wer...

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  • Traders Performance Review: ConocoPhillips (COP)
Traders Performance Review: ConocoPhillips (COP)

Its shares touched $65.7552 on during the last trading session after 1.32% change.Currently ConocoPhillips is uptrending after 33.53% change in last April 16, 2017. Lawson Kroeker Inv Mngmt Ne holds 25,962 shares. Swiss Bancorporation reported 4.49M shares. ConocoPhillips (COP ) is US based company. It also reduced Aerojet Rocketdyne Hldgs Inc...

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  • Bharat: Priyanka Chopra to romance Salman Khan after 10 years
Bharat: Priyanka Chopra to romance Salman Khan after 10 years

He also added that Salman brings maturity to the film: "People tell me there's a lot of maturity in my work now". Before this, they were seen together in Salaam-E-Ishq and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi . "It is a handsome story". Salman Khan will be seen playing a man sporting the look from 17 years to 70 years old. Salman will be recreating his " Karan Ar...

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  • France's Macron Says He Has Convinced Trump To Stay In Syria
France's Macron Says He Has Convinced Trump To Stay In Syria

Earlier this month, Trump declared the US would "be coming out of Syria very soon". French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he has convinced President TrumpDonald John TrumpRobert De Niro, Ben Stiller play Mueller and Cohen in "SNL" parody of "Meet the Parents" Trump order targets wide swath of public assistance programs Comey says Trum...

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  • Shutdown in Andhra over special status hits normal life
Shutdown in Andhra over special status hits normal life

The Pratyeka Hoda Sadhana Samithi has called a statewide bandh in the state of Andhra Pradesh demanding the Special Category Status (SCS) be granted to the state of Andhra. The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP), though supporting the cause, made a decision to stay away from the agitation. The YSR Congress slammed CM Naidu for opposing the bandh ...

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  • PM Modi to boost India's Nordic ties with 5-nation talks
PM Modi to boost India's Nordic ties with 5-nation talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday emplaned for a two-day visit to Sweden beginning from today. India and Sweden will sign a general security agreement, which is a precondition for Sweden to share sensitive technology with India if, for instance, Swedish company Saab is chosen to build fighter jets in India.

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  • Police arrest 2 after assault and robbery sends victim to hospital
Police arrest 2 after assault and robbery sends victim to hospital

Police located the vehicle shortly after the robbery and attempted to stop the suspect. Two men were robbed at gunpoint by a couple of suspects who stopped the victims and asked them for change, officials said. CrimeStoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for the suspect's identity and arrest. The man was wearing dark trousers, a black hooded swea...

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  • Inspectors Not Allowed Into Suspected Chemical Attack Site Just Yet
Inspectors Not Allowed Into Suspected Chemical Attack Site Just Yet

The team will work with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security ensure the safety of the team, it said. Syrians flooded the streets to celebrate the triumph of the country's army against a US-UK-French coalition strike, teleSUR correspondent Hisham Wannous reported.‏.

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  • U.S. and United Kingdom blame Russian Federation for cyber hacks on internet routers worldwide
U.S. and United Kingdom blame Russian Federation for cyber hacks on internet routers worldwide

The US and British governments have accused Russian Federation of conducting a massive campaign to compromise computer routers and firewalls around the world - from home offices to internet providers - for espionage and possibly sabotage purposes.

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  • Mother who intentionally drove family off cliff was drunk
Mother who intentionally drove family off cliff was drunk

On Thursday items found in the river revealed that the vehicle sought was the Thottapilly's when relatives positively identified the items as the family's. Sarah and Jennifer Hart and their six adopted children were believed to be in the family's SUV when it plunged off a cliff in Mendocino County, more than 160 miles (250 kilometers) north of Sa...

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  • Kashmiri Soldier Deserts Army, Joins Terrorist Group Hizbul Mujahideen
Kashmiri Soldier Deserts Army, Joins Terrorist Group Hizbul Mujahideen

His picture which shows the missing Army man holding an AK-47 rifle has gone viral on social media. The police had also informed the Army about the case it has registered. Mir was posted in Bihar and was on leave. "Preliminary investigation revealed the involvement of outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in this attack", he added.

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  • Comey And McCabe 'Committed Many Crimes'
Comey And McCabe 'Committed Many Crimes'

The President noted the oft-repeated charge that Comey began drafting his July 2016 statement declaring his intent not to charge democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with a crime before he had even completed an interview with her. On Sunday, hours before the airing of Comeys interview, Trump tweeted that Comey disclosed classified information and l...

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