• Donald Trump suggests he wants USA law to limit free speech
Donald Trump suggests he wants USA law to limit free speech

The credibility of the various accounts in Wolff's book have come under intense scrutiny; however, WIBC host Tony Katz notes that if Wolff does in fact have legitimate recordings of staffers talking about Trump , "all bets are off". He said he's had some "incredible meetings" with Republican congressional leaders and Cabinet members at Camp Dav...

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  • Massive fire at Mumbai studio
Massive fire at Mumbai studio

According to police, most of the victims belonged to a group of people, who were celebrating a woman's birthday at a rooftop restaurant. According to preliminary reports, the fire started from a generator. The firefighters rescued residents who were stranded on the upper floors and the building has been evacuated. A major fire broke out at the Ci...

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  • Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma writes EMOTIONAL LETTER for Vikas Gupta FilmiBeat
Bigg Boss 11: Priyank Sharma writes EMOTIONAL LETTER for Vikas Gupta FilmiBeat

Shilpa's fans have increased multiple folds after her stint inside the house and many have been calling her the righteous player on the show. The actress will star in a new show to be telecast on Colors TV, after her stint on Bigg Boss 11 , which is ending in a week's time.

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  • 32 missing after tanker, freighter collide off China
32 missing after tanker, freighter collide off China

In an article, Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency, said China had sent eight search and rescue vessels while Shanghai's fire department sent experts to advise on combating the fire. It was carrying a $US60m cargo equivalent to slightly under a million barrels. The Chinese vessel, carrying grain from the USA, suffered minor damage "withou...

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  • United States firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt
United States firm seals deal to resume MH370 hunt

But on Saturday, Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said the voyage is "no cure, no fee" - that is, Ocean Infinity will only profit from the mission if it's successful, ABC reports . Despite other methods such as studying satellite imagery and investigating ocean drifts after debris from the plane washed ashore on islands in the eastern...

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  • Powerball jackpot rolls over to $550 million
Powerball jackpot rolls over to $550 million

The jackpot has a cash value of more than $347 million, the estimated total if a victor selects one lump-sum payment rather than the other option of taking annual payments. The cash prize would be nearly $348 million. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million. The game is offered in 44 states, the Washington D.C....

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  • Drawing declares Yancey victor of disputed Va. House race; Simonds doesn't concede
Drawing declares Yancey victor of disputed Va. House race; Simonds doesn't concede

Democrat Shelly Simonds, who sat next to her family and watched as James Alcorn, the Chairman of the Board of Elections, announced her opponent's name to a packed room inside the Patrick Henry Room in Richmond's Capitol Square, did not concede in the aftermath of the drawing, leaving open the possibility of an additional recount.

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  • Trump Dissolves Controversial Election Commission
Trump Dissolves Controversial Election Commission

Trump signed an executive order to dissolve the Commission, and he has asked the Department of Homeland Security to review its initial findings and determine next courses of action", White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Wednesday.

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  • Bus strike hits commuters in Tamil Nadu
Bus strike hits commuters in Tamil Nadu

Taking a serious view of the strike called by certain unions, it said the workers should get back to work or "face consequences", including termination and contempt of court. Unions today announced that the strike will continue till their demands are met. A large number of people were seen queued up waiting for the private buses at the bus stops.

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  • Legendary astronaut John Young dies at 87
Legendary astronaut John Young dies at 87

Forty-three years ago, Young - then a Navy test pilot - tuned in on a small, black-and-white television at the Naval Air Test Center in Florida as President John Kennedy addressed the nation. It's not like being in zero gravity, you know. Young flew two Gemini, two Apollo and two shuttle missions and considered the first shuttle flight the most uns...

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  • Lottery fever: US Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots top $1 billion
Lottery fever: US Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots top $1 billion

Mega Millions , which is now valued at $450 million, will be drawn tonight, January 5; Powerball will be drawn Saturday, Jan 6. If a MI player wins Saturday's $570 million jackpot, it would be the largest Powerball prize won in the state.

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  • Bay Area reacts to strong quake
Bay Area reacts to strong quake

The quake was centered below Berkeley, California. Officials said there were no reports or signs of damage and trains were back on schedule at around 5:45 a.m. Near San Francisco International Airport, several jolts could be felt. It was considered the "Great Earthquake" until 1906, when San Francisco was hit by its last major quake, which ki...

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  • Rebuffing Trump aid threat, Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale'
Rebuffing Trump aid threat, Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale'

A spokesperson for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has said that Jerusalem is not for sale, responding to a threat by US President Donald Trump to cut annual aid to the Palestinian Authority. "We're trying to move for a peace process, but if that doesn't happen, the president is not going to continue to fund that situation", Haley emphasized...

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  • SLO County marijuana delivery service issued first state license
SLO County marijuana delivery service issued first state license

The majority of the ad featured people talking about why they use marijuana . But the AP also says that Sessions will leave it up to US Attorneys to decide whether to aggressively crack down on weed sales. "There is a conflict between state and federal law regarding marijuana use, and Congress should provide certainty so that federal law enf...

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  • Arun Jaitley attacks Congress over its stand on triple talaq
Arun Jaitley attacks Congress over its stand on triple talaq

Besides, if the numbers were to dictate the stand a party took on a particular legislative measure, for more than four decades when the Congress had a monolithic majority in both Houses, the veterans like Vajpayee, Lohia, Fernandes, Nath Pai, Hiren Mukherjee, Bhupesh Gupta et al would have remained mute spectators while the ruling party pushed ahea...

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  • New Zealand set victory target of 316 runs for Pakistan
New Zealand set victory target of 316 runs for Pakistan

The free live streaming on NZ vs PAK will be available on Hotstar. In the first One Day International of five-match series against Pakistan at Wellington , New Zealand have set a victory target of 316 runs. Meanwhile, Pakistan have the arsenal to match the hosts shot-for-shot, especially given the return of Mohammed Amir, who would pair-...

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  • Andrew McCabe had no conflict in Hillary Clinton email probe — Federal Bureau of Investigation documents
Andrew McCabe had no conflict in Hillary Clinton email probe — Federal Bureau of Investigation documents

Terry McAuliffe. At least one witness has been interviewed in recent weeks, according to the news site. The Justice Department declined to comment to CNN , citing a general policy of not confirming or denying the existence of active investigations.

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  • Divided UN Security Council to meet on Iran protests
Divided UN Security Council to meet on Iran protests

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley also said the worldwide community can't let Iran silence protesters' messages, particularly by blocking some social media platforms. Over the past week, riots broke out in some Iranian cities in protest against price hikes and economic woes. British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft, left, speaks to Amer...

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  • Coast Guard searches for missing plane off Gulf Coast
Coast Guard searches for missing plane off Gulf Coast

The Eighth Coast Guard District, referencing the NORAD report, says the pilot appeared to be suffering from hypoxia, in which the brain is deprived of adequate oxygen. "It kind of hit home because I know exactly what he was going through as he was flying off", Torgerson said. "He's made this entire group possible".

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  • Protesters accuse Twitter CEO of being 'complicit' after Trump nuclear button tweet
Protesters accuse Twitter CEO of being 'complicit' after Trump nuclear button tweet

In a blog post Friday, Twitter said it would not block the accounts of world leaders even if their statements were "controversial" because of a need to promote discussions about public policy. In the latest jibe against the North Korean leader, Mr Trump denigrated the potency of the North Korean nuclear arsenal. "Exposure to different viewpoi...

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  • Saskatchewan adds 5K jobs in December: Statistics Canada
Saskatchewan adds 5K jobs in December: Statistics Canada

That is half a per cent higher than November but a significant improvement over the eight per cent recorded in December 2016. Nationally job growth was seen as well, the unemployment rate fell by 1.2 percentage points to 5.7 per cent. The unemployment rate in Alberta fell from 8.5 per cent at the end of 2016 to 6.9 per cent at the end of 2017. ...

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  • White House To Announce 'Specific Actions' Against Pakistan Within Days
White House To Announce 'Specific Actions' Against Pakistan Within Days

They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan , with little help. "We tried to please you on the cost of our economy, we provided tens of thousands of visas as a result of which the networks of Black Water spread across our country", he said.

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  • Iran protests can hurt religious elite, but Rouhani most of all
Iran protests can hurt religious elite, but Rouhani most of all

Protesters have called for nighttime demonstrations throughout the country, and for larger rallies on Friday night, according to announcements circulated on social media channels. All Iranian officials with whatever political persuasions have insisted the people's right to protest should be recognized. Russia, which is allied with Iran in its su...

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  • Arson Is Suspected After Home Of Roy Moore's Accuser Burns
Arson Is Suspected After Home Of Roy Moore's Accuser Burns

Though all their belongings were destroyed in the fire, Johnson , her husband and their grandson that lives with them were all out of the house when the fire was set. "I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson told Al.com on Friday morning. Johnson , who was 28 at the time, said she visited Moore's office with her mother, who had hired Moo...

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball Tip $1 Billion in Combined Jackpots
Mega Millions, Powerball Tip $1 Billion in Combined Jackpots

If there's no victor for Saturday's drawing, the next estimated jackpot for Powerball will be $725 million. The cut-off for sales is 9:58 p.m. Saturday for Powerball and 10:44 p.m. "It's a insane time when the jackpots get this high", she said. Van Denton, spokesman for the N.C. Education Lottery, said big jackpots for the two games tend to see-s...

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  • GOP senators urge criminal probe of Trump dossier author
GOP senators urge criminal probe of Trump dossier author

The referral was made by Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley and Senator Lindsey Graham , who asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate whether Steele lied to federal authorities about his contacts with reporters.

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  • China to ban steel exports to N Korea, cap crude oil exports
China to ban steel exports to N Korea, cap crude oil exports

In the Times interview, Trump explicitly tied his administration's trade policy with China to its perceived co-operation in resolving the North Korea nuclear crisis. It was not immediately possible to find information for the company. The district prosecutor's office in Taiwan's port city of Kaohsiung said they started investigating the company a...

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  • More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close
More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close

Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12, Sears officials said. It acquired Kmart in 2003 and combined the two stores under Sears Holdings two years later. Their parent company, Sears Holdings, hasn't turned a profit since 2010 and warned in 2017 there was "substantial doubt" that it will be able to stay in business.

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  • Lalu Prasad seeks minimum punishment in fodder scam
Lalu Prasad seeks minimum punishment in fodder scam

During arguments on the point of sentencing, some citation of SC judgements were also produced where four years' punishment was reduced to one year in a similar corruption related case. Lalu Prasad also assured the judge that there would be no slogans raised in the courtroom by his supporters. "I do not know about the court's summon...when I'll r...

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  • USA accuses Pakistan over violations of religious freedom
USA accuses Pakistan over violations of religious freedom

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement on Thursday that many people in the world are being unduly indicted, persecuted and jailed for exercising their religious freedom. "His most recent assessment is that Pakistan does not meet the criteria for CPC designation, but meets the Special Watch List criteria", a State Department Spokesperson t...

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  • North Korea Reopens Hotline to South: Breakthrough or Another Ploy?
North Korea Reopens Hotline to South: Breakthrough or Another Ploy?

Observers have been unsure whether the renewed talks, the first since late 2015, are reason for real hope or will collapse into further animosity after the Games. During the talks, the two presidents agreed not to carry out the springtime South Korea-U.S. joint military exercises, codenamed "Key Resolve and Foal Eagle", during the PyeongChang Wint...

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  • $418M Mega Millions jackpot: Odds, deadline, what you need to know
$418M Mega Millions jackpot: Odds, deadline, what you need to know

The million-dollar ticket for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, which matched five-of-five numbers but not the Powerball, was purchased at a gas station on Washington Avenue in Brentwood, according to the New York Lottery. Some recent changes to the Mega Millions and Powerball games have made it harder for people to win. Mega Millions is playe...

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  • Alabama woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse sues for defamation
Alabama woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse sues for defamation

Moore sexually abused me when I was only 14 years old". Corfman is not asking for any money, but wants a public apology from Moore, a block on Moore or his campaign making public attacks against her, and a judgement of defamation, her lawyer Neil Roman told WaPo.

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  • Killed, Dozens Wounded In Kabul Explosion
Killed, Dozens Wounded In Kabul Explosion

According to the Afghan police, the death toll from the previous night's suicide attack in Kabul soared to 20 on Friday. On December 29, Afghan authorities said at least 41 people were killed and 84 wounded by multiple bomb blasts at a Shi'ite cultural center in Kabul .

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  • 'Considerable Damage': N Korea Reportedly Hit Own City With Ballistic Missile
'Considerable Damage': N Korea Reportedly Hit Own City With Ballistic Missile

The missile did not fly higher than about 70 kilometers. The official, who is described as having knowledge of North Korea's weapons programmes, told the Diplomat that the missile's flight lasted just one minute before suffering engine malfunction and travelling 25 miles northeast before crashing down.

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