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Iranian Oil Tanker Explodes in East China Sea as Dozens Remain Missing

Iranian Oil Tanker Explodes in East China Sea as Dozens Remain Missing Chinese authorities had on Monday warned that the vessel could explode. China's ministry of transport said rescue vessels withdrew to a safe distance after the explosion on the Sanchi's bow, the latest setback in the multinational effort to extinguish the burning wreck and find more than 30 missing crewmembers. [Full Article...]

Bangladeshi immigrant indicted for NY subway bomb attack

Bangladeshi immigrant indicted for NY subway bomb attack Attorney Geoffrey Berman said when announcing the indictment. The indictment comes almost a month after Ullah, 27, allegedly set off a pipe bomb in a subway passageway inside the Port Authority bus terminal during morning rush hour on December 11. [Full Article...]

Tourists airlifted out of Alpine ski resorts

Tourists airlifted out of Alpine ski resorts Nearby cable cars, ski slopes and hiking trails had been closed a day earlier . It advised people to follow instructions and stay at home so as not to hamper the ongoing clean-up operation. More than a meter of snow fell in parts on Monday alone. "The snow clearance is more complicated than expected". French emergency workers said the heavy snowfall and extreme avalanche risk, which is at a m... [Full Article...]

Same-Sex Spouses Should Have EU Residency Rights, Court Is Told

Same-Sex Spouses Should Have EU Residency Rights, Court Is Told The opinion , related to a case before the Court of Justice involving a Romanian man and his American husband, is not binding, but the court generally follows such advisories. The gay couple, alleging discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, challenged the decision of Romanian authorities. Romania decriminalized homosexuality in 2001 but prohibits marriage between people of the same s... [Full Article...]

Strong cold front expected to move through East Texas on Thursday

Strong cold front expected to move through East Texas on Thursday North wind around 6 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Little or no ice accumulation is expected. Highs on Friday may be a bit misleading, as we'll likely hit our high for the day right at midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. North northwest wind around 6 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Encryption is 'urgent public safety issue — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Encryption is 'urgent public safety issue — Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Talking at a cyber-security conference in NY recently, FBI's director said the Bureau was unable to access nearly 7,800 devices in the past year, despite having obtained legal rights to do so. The FBI director said he isn't pushing for a " backdoor ", which he defined as a "secret, insecure means of access". The U.S. lawmakers also expressed little interest in implementing a legislation which woul... [Full Article...]

What You Need to Know About This Disturbing Logan Paul Controversy

What You Need to Know About This Disturbing Logan Paul Controversy Paul deleted the video on Monday after it caused a social media backlash. "I am simply here to apologise", Paul said in a YouTube video titled So Sorry. That was weird. If you don't know what I'm talking about guys we found a dead body hanging in the Japanese suicide forest. Logan claims that his intention behind the video was to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention, ra... [Full Article...]

AFC Wild Card Notes: Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs

AFC Wild Card Notes: Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs Despite the adversity, Tennessee has an opportunity against Kansas City . Kansas City had plus-15 turnover margin, second best in NFL. Though the coaching staff painted an optimistic picture leading up to last week's game, Murray will be out once again this week . [Full Article...]

Doctor charged with having wife killed to protect drug ring

Doctor charged with having wife killed to protect drug ring James Kauffman . Authorities allege Kauffman headed the drug enterprise with Ferdinand Augello , a 61-year-old Petersburg man, who also faces murder, conspiracy and racketeering charges. Prosecutors said James Kauffman gave free prescriptions to people sent by Augello and Augello would receive $1,000 per script or a number of pills after the script was filled. [Full Article...]

Chinese Authorities Demolish Evangelical Church in Crack Down

Chinese Authorities Demolish Evangelical Church in Crack Down On Sunday, police cordoned off the area around the Golden Lampstand Church in Linfen, before detonating the explosives that were placed inside. Chinese authorities detonated explosives in an underground worship hall earlier this week, ChinaAid , a USA -based Christian advocacy group, reports. [Full Article...]

ISC exam dates announced

ISC exam dates announced However, the circular mentioned that owing to the assembly elections, chief election commissioner might declare dates which can clash with the exams and so, the time-table might change. "Changes in pass marks for ICSE and the ISC examinations will be effective from the examination year 2018 onwards, not from 2019", CISCE chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon was quoted as saying by Decca... [Full Article...]

Homework Assignment Asks Kids to List 3 'Good Reasons' for Slavery

Homework Assignment Asks Kids to List 3 'Good Reasons' for Slavery Facebook user Trameka Brown-Berry's son is enrolled in the class. As reported by Click 2 News in Houston , students in an English class at Our Redeemer Lutheran School were handed a group assignment with one question that read as follows: "give three "good" reasons for slavery and three bad reasons". [Full Article...]

US Hits Canadian Groundwood Paper Imports With Tariffs

US Hits Canadian Groundwood Paper Imports With Tariffs Commerce is expected to make final antidumping and countervailing duty determinations in July, and the International Trade Commission will make its final injury determination in August 2018, he said. Resolute and Catalyst are the two mandatory respondents in the anti-dumping probe. The Daily News is printed on paper manufactured at Norpac. In the longer term, however, Mason forecasts that the in... [Full Article...]

Carphone Warehouse fined £400000 for security breach

Carphone Warehouse fined £400000 for security breach Following large-scale data breaches suffered by the likes of Carphone Warehouse and TalkTalk , a survey of United Kingdom consumers by the Institute of Customer Service revealed widespread public support for erring firms to be fined extensively by authorities. [Full Article...]

Utah Highway Patrol releases New Year's Weekend numbers

Utah Highway Patrol releases New Year's Weekend numbers There were zero DUI related serious or fatal crashes the entire weekend. DUI arrests and fatalities over the New Year's weekend were up this year, figures revealed. Additionally, Calaveras County officers wrote 41 speeding citations and 23 others for violations that included failure to use a seatbelt, expired registration and mechanical errors, according to Butzler. [Full Article...]

Like Florida, Virginia seeks offshore drilling exemption

Like Florida, Virginia seeks offshore drilling exemption Scott and his leadership, I am removing Florida from consideration for any new oil and gas platforms". U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, tweeted his support for Scott and Florida's congressional delegation Tuesday and their opposition to drilling . [Full Article...]

Sweden warns against cutting United States aid to Palestinian refugee agency

Sweden warns against cutting United States aid to Palestinian refugee agency According to U.N. Watch , UNICEF was one of 16 signatory U.N. agencies on a document stating that the U.N. would provide the Palestinians with at least $18 million for "legal recourse" against Israel. For his part, the director of the PLO's Department of Refugee Affairs, Ahmad Hanoun, revealed that contacts were underway to hold an urgent meeting of the UNRWA Advisory Committee to discuss the U.S... [Full Article...]

NSAs met, Indo-Pak talks are happening, admits MEA

NSAs met, Indo-Pak talks are happening, admits MEA In the Buenos Aires plenary in November 2017, FATF had reportedly demanded compliance from Pakistan on the issue of terror funding after India raised the issue of the neighboring country's blatant support to terrorists and terrorist groups. [Full Article...]

Joe Arpaio: I want to Support our President and his Agenda

Joe Arpaio: I want to Support our President and his Agenda Flake announced last fall he will not seek re-election in 2018. "Throughout his time as sheriff, Arpaio continued his life's work of protecting the public from the scourges of crime and illegal immigration", the White House said in a statement at the time of Arpaio's pardon . [Full Article...]

'Ask this guy' - Thailand's PM avoids media with weird life-sized cardboard cut-out

'Ask this guy' - Thailand's PM avoids media with weird life-sized cardboard cut-out Prayuth briefly spoke with reporters after he attended an event to promote Children's Day, but evaded all further questions about political matters by bringing out his life-sized cardboard lookalike and propping it up behind the microphone. [Full Article...]


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