• Fire Officials Remind to Check Smoke Detector Batteries This Weekend
Fire Officials Remind to Check Smoke Detector Batteries This Weekend

Check if your alarms have "hush buttons" so you don't ever have to remove a battery to silence a nuisance alarm. "In fact, working smoke alarms increase your chance of survival by 50 percent". There are some new smoke and CO alarms that come with a sealed 10-year lithium battery. - Choose alarms that bear the label of a recognized testing labor...

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  • Over 40 Years of Fire Extinguishers Recalled
Over 40 Years of Fire Extinguishers Recalled

Kidde says it has received a report of a death in the US involving a auto fire and some 390 other reports of malfunctions involving extinguishers in the USA that led to 16 injuries. Also, the nozzle can come off. Agency officials said 391 incidents of failed or limited activation or nozzle detachment have been reported including the one death and...

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  • Justice Dept. alleges ACLU misled government about timing of teen's abortion
Justice Dept. alleges ACLU misled government about timing of teen's abortion

Based on that understanding, DOJ said it told the Supreme Court clerk's office and Jane Doe's lawyers that it planned to petition the high court to reconsider the DC Circuit's order on October 25. Instead, it has argued that it can not be compelled to "facilitate" a pregnant teenager's abortion. "The DOJ is using the full weight of a governme...

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  • Aaron Rodgers said he could return this season 'if it makes sense'
Aaron Rodgers said he could return this season 'if it makes sense'

Speaking up for the first time since the injury occurred, Rodgers shared this update on a potential return to the field. Rodgers, who has been placed on injured reserve with a designation to return, is eligible to play Week 15 in Carolina .

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  • Ohio State's Nick Bosa ejected for targeting against Iowa
Ohio State's Nick Bosa ejected for targeting against Iowa

The disappointing outing shows all the more poorly when compared to Barrett's sublime performance in a comeback win over Penn State last weekend. Ohio State kept pace with Iowa early, overcoming that early interception to wind up tied at 10 after the first quarter.

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  • Thousands of pro-Palestinians march in London against Balfour
Thousands of pro-Palestinians march in London against Balfour

Israeli media said there were some 3,000 marchers, while a few hundred pro-Israel counter-protesters waved Israeli flags nearby. A Palestinian acknowledgement of that fact, he said at the start of a meeting with his British counterpart, Theresa May , would be a big step toward peace.

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  • Kmart, 18 Sears stores to close in January
Kmart, 18 Sears stores to close in January

The corporation wouldn't comment about how many employees will be impacted by this decision. The stores, including Sears in Phillipsburg, will close late January 2018 but will still be open during the holiday season. Stores in Henderson and Glasgow will close then as well. Kmarts in Martinsburg and Vienna are other West Virginia stores marked f...

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  • Residents of Chennai flee flooded homes as rains continue
Residents of Chennai flee flooded homes as rains continue

Thursday's rain was Chennai's third-highest in history in a single day for November, behind only 452.2mm in 1976 and 246.15mm in 2015. Commuters had a harrowing time with rains affecting bus and train services. Many suburban areas continued to remain submerged, even as the water level in various areas was slowly receding. In areas like Nanmangala...

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  • Both Bush presidents bash 'blowhard' Donald Trump as unfit for the presidency
Both Bush presidents bash 'blowhard' Donald Trump as unfit for the presidency

Bush's fear that he will be " the last Republican president" despite Trump's political affiliation. Last year, neither voted for him - and that meant going against a party they both once led. The author went on to ask George H.W. Bush what he thought Mr Trump was seeking in running for president, and the former Navy war hero responded by saying t...

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  • Preity Zinta saddened by demise of Quaid's daughter Dina
Preity Zinta saddened by demise of Quaid's daughter Dina

Dina was the only child of Jinnah and Rattanbai Petit, and was born on August 15, 1919. In an interview to Indian media , the former beau of Ness Wadia remembered her first meeting with Jinnah's daughter saying, "I stared at her open mouthed".

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  • Lebanese prime minister suggests he fears for his life, resigns
Lebanese prime minister suggests he fears for his life, resigns

Hariri's "repetition of unreal and baseless accusations... against Iran show that the resignation is designed to create tensions in Lebanon and in the region", said Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi. Several Hezbollah members are being tried in absentia for the killing by a United Nations -backed tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. ...

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  • Iran Displays Missile To Mark Anniversary Of US Embassy Seizure
Iran Displays Missile To Mark Anniversary Of US Embassy Seizure

President Donald Trump against Iran last month, who accused Iran and its Islamic Revolution Guards Corps of agitating regional instability and exporting violence. Nephew noted that in order to push Iran toward the table of negotiations on its ballistic missiles, Trump should pursue a "twofold" strategy. It was the first time Iran had exhi...

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  • New Zealand chooses to bat vs India in 2nd T20
New Zealand chooses to bat vs India in 2nd T20

Looks like a good surface, it's been a good surface during the IPL as well. Munro has a fearsome reputation when it comes to the limited-overs format and the fact that he hit a 56-ball ton against Bangladesh in January extenuates that fear factor.

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  • KSP: Sen. Rand Paul victim of assault
KSP: Sen. Rand Paul victim of assault

Rand Paul sustained a minor unspecified injury when he was assaulted at his home in Bowling Green , Ky., police said. Paul endured minor wounds in the assault, points of interest of which are as yet obscure. In recent months Mr Paul, who is on the libertarian wing of the Republican party, has emerged as one of the fiercest critics of the admini...

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  • American Woman Jailed in Zimbabwe After Allegedly Posting Tweet About Zimbabwean President
American Woman Jailed in Zimbabwe After Allegedly Posting Tweet About Zimbabwean President

The charge carries a potential 20-year prison sentence. The arrest of O'Donovan and the seizure of her laptop in a dawn raid at her apartment on Friday, came just weeks after the government appointed a cyber security minister tasked with policing social media.

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Riyadh
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Riyadh

The authority said in two tweets: "The Saudi air defence managed to intercept a ballistic missile towards Riyadh". According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport. "If the Iranians have supplied a long distance missile, which is the only explanation really, then the big que...

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  • Padmavati faces a BAN in Gujarat, courtesy BJP!
Padmavati faces a BAN in Gujarat, courtesy BJP!

Senior Congress leader and also a chief ministerial hopeful, Shaktisinh Gohil echoed views that were strikingly similar to his political rival though he did seek to put the BJP in a spot too. "However, we don't know what the outcome will be considering the upcoming elections in the state", said Manubhai Patel , president, MOAG. "But if the movie r...

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  • Bhopal rape case: 4 police officials suspended, Superintendent of Police transferred
Bhopal rape case: 4 police officials suspended, Superintendent of Police transferred

In a statement, state Secretary of the Communist Party of India Badal Saroj said: "When the Chief Minister and ministers are busy watching a mega event that involved investment in crores, the daughter of a police couple is raped between two police stations in the state capital and it takes her two days to lodge a complaint".

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  • Sessions Rejected Adviser's Proposal for Trump-Putin Meet
Sessions Rejected Adviser's Proposal for Trump-Putin Meet

In February, a few weeks after being sworn in as president, Trump was asked at a news conference whether anybody who advised his campaign had any contacts with Russian Federation. Sessions is also under pressure from his boss, who has made clear he thinks the Department of Justice should look into his former presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, and...

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  • Trump Thinks His Narcissistic Self Is Enough To Fill All Vacant Posts
Trump Thinks His Narcissistic Self Is Enough To Fill All Vacant Posts

Ingraham asks during the Fox News interview Thursday night. Again, this latest interview with Fox mark's Trump's 20th as president, including three to the Fox Business Network and one to Fox Radio . "But we have some people that I'm not happy with their thinking process". Trump's comments made him appear as if he does not understand the im...

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  • Belgium 'to study' arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader
Belgium 'to study' arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader

Puigdemont, dismissed last week as Catalan president by the Spanish government and who has since been holed up in Belgium, would fight an eventual bid to extradite him, his lawyer Paul Bekaert told the VRT channel. Puigdemont told Belgian state broadcaster that he was in Belgium "ready to be a candidate" in the early polls and because he had lost f...

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  • Shooting in NYC; Man yells
Shooting in NYC; Man yells "Allahu Akbar"

He had earlier tweeted that the crime only became a terror attack after the words "Allahu Akbar " were uttered. The incident was finally in control when a police officer shot the man in the abdomen and then took him into custody. The New York Daily News quoted witness Tawhid Kabir of Queens saying he "thought it was a Halloween (prank) or some...

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  • Sessions tells NYPD he's confident USA will prosecute terrorists
Sessions tells NYPD he's confident USA will prosecute terrorists

The deadly truck attack along a lower Manhattan bike path was "a reminder of the unsafe threats we face from radical Islamic terrorism", Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday. "If anyone has any doubt about that, they can ask the more than 500 criminals whom the Department of Justice has convicted of terrorism-related offenses since 9/11",...

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  • Facebook revenues reach over $10B in 3 months
Facebook revenues reach over $10B in 3 months

Facebook CFO David Wehner said Facebook will boost its expenses 45-60 per cent in 2018 in order to fund security efforts following the Russian intrusion as well as in furthering original video content, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).

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  • US Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS Using Drone in Somalia
US Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS Using Drone in Somalia

Africa Command (AFRICOM) said Friday that U.S. forces conducted two separate strikes in Somalia, killing "several" ISIS members. A Somali security official told The Associated Press that at least six missiles struck in Buqa, a remote mountainous village about 37 miles north of Qandala town in the northern state of Puntland.

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  • Brother of Las Vegas shooter bragged about attack
Brother of Las Vegas shooter bragged about attack

Marilou Danley is still considered a "person of interest" in the investigation and was being questioned again this week, Lombardo said. Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock had lost a large portion of his wealth over the last two years thanks to mounting gambling losses and real estate deals, which the local sheriff speculates might have driven h...

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  • SC asks banks to specify deadline for linking Aadhar with accounts
SC asks banks to specify deadline for linking Aadhar with accounts

Replying to a plea filed by the Supreme Court , the Centre in a fresh affidavit also chose to extend the deadline for linking the 12-digit biometric Aadhaar with existing bank accounts till March 31, 2018. Hearing a batch of PILs seeking an interim order, the bench said, "Time has already been extended up to December 31". However, it is expected...

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  • Assaults in Syria and Iraq oust IS from border bastions
Assaults in Syria and Iraq oust IS from border bastions

The development is the latest significant defeat for ISIS as the militant group sees its self-proclaimed "caliphate" crumble and lose nearly all urban strongholds. Government forces launched the operation last week to seize Al-Qaim and its surroundings, a pocket of barren desert along the Euphrates river near the border with Syria.

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  • Shooting at Starbucks Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Injured
Shooting at Starbucks Leaves 1 Dead and 2 Injured

Broadway, according to Chicago police and fire officials. Watkins, who lived in the Avalon Park neighborhood, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Police say a gunman shot a man outside the coffee shop in what may have been a drug deal. "We believe that the three victims did know each other", he said, adding that he did not kno...

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  • Doing business in India easier now: Modi
Doing business in India easier now: Modi

Chief Minister Raman Singh invited entrepreneurs to invest in Food Processing sector of Chhattisgarh while on a visit to the Chhattisgarh Pavilion at "World Food India 2017" in New Delhi on Friday. PM Modi further said, "Over a million passengers consume food on trains in India in a single day, they are potential customers for food processing ind...

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  • Jared Kushner focus of Mueller questions
Jared Kushner focus of Mueller questions

Mueller's investigators are looking at Kushner as they delve deeper into their probe on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and whether obstruction of justice was intended when Trump fired Comey earlier this year, CNN reported .

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  • J&K: 1 terrorist and Army soldier killed in Pulwama encounter
J&K: 1 terrorist and Army soldier killed in Pulwama encounter

As the fighting raged, hundreds of residents, mostly young men, hit the streets in solidarity with rebels while demanding the end of Indian rule over Kashmir and chanting pro-militant slogans. The Army operation is still being carried out. Meanwhile, five personnel were injured when militants attacked a bus that was part of a CRPF convoy in Anant...

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  • Israel considering Syria operation to 'assist' Druze after vehicle bomb
Israel considering Syria operation to 'assist' Druze after vehicle bomb

SANA said people in the Golan Heights took to the streets in protest against what it called Israeli support for "the terrorist attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra" on Hader. He said it is "a dark day" for the Druze community both in Israel and Syria. "The Israeli army is ready to help village residents", Manelis said, stressing the Jewish state's ...

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  • Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids jail in desertion trial
Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids jail in desertion trial

He plead guilty to desertion and misbehavior in front of the enemy. He drew withering criticism from political leaders in Washington and fellow soldiers, both for the risky efforts to find him and the 2014 Taliban prisoner swap brokered by the Democratic Obama administration that secured his release.

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  • Daylight Saving Time: 6 things to know about 'falling back'
Daylight Saving Time: 6 things to know about 'falling back'

It is "Daylight Saving Time" (singular), not "Daylight Savings Time" (plural). Farming groups have also expressed anti-daylight time views, saying it has a significant adverse impact on rural families, businesses and communities. Evidence does not conclusively point to energy conservation as a result of daylight saving.Dating back to Willett, day...

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