18 killed in Hong Kong bus crash

A police spokeswoman said 15 men and three women were killed in the accident near the town of Tai Po in the northern New Territories. Firefighters with some of the passengers killed in the crash. says $10,230 will be paid to the family of each vict... More..

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Israel attacks 12 Syrian, Iranian targets in Syria
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Israel attacks 12 Syrian, Iranian targets in Syria

During the call, Netanyahu had also reassured Putin that military co-ordination between their countries would continue. Addressing the Conference of Foreign Guests Participating in the Celebrations of Iran's ...More..

Trump to sign US spending bill into law on Friday: White House
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Trump to sign US spending bill into law on Friday: White House

The bill passed the House with a vote of 240-186, but has already drawn criticism from both Democrats and Republicans. He begins the statement with, "This is no way to run a country". A stopgap bill to keep...More..

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Long Island weather: Cold, sunny Friday ahead of weekend rain

This is where we will likely see the precipitation falling mainly as sleet, wither perhaps a little freezing rain mixed in at times, and ending as snow. In the meantime, expect below-average cold to continue fo...More..

No. 3 Official at Department of Justice Is Stepping Down
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

No. 3 Official at Department of Justice Is Stepping Down

Brand was confirmed just last May after being nominated for the position by President Donald Trump . Other sources said Brand has chafed for months at the limits of her post at DOJ. Brand attracted inter...More..

PM Modi, Jordan's King Abdullah II agree to boost bilateral ties
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

PM Modi, Jordan's King Abdullah II agree to boost bilateral ties

He said in both election rallies Modi showed his compulsion towards party than to his countrymen despite being the Prime Minister. The hype around India's strategic ties with Israel and the bonhomie around Modi...More..

Terrorists attack army camp in Jammu and Kashmir
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Terrorists attack army camp in Jammu and Kashmir

The Minister informed the House that the whole area has been cordoned off by Army and the other forces and operation is underway as militants have taken refuge in JCO quarters in the area. Local people told med...More..

Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Senate reaches bipartisan budget deal, House opposition emerges

Ryan is adamant that neither he nor the Republican House caucus will put forth a bill in the House that is not in-line with the president's stance on immigration , a likely reference to chain migration-the ...More..

Russian Federation meddled in 2016 United States election, says George W Bush
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Russian Federation meddled in 2016 United States election, says George W Bush

While Bush said he didn't know whether Russian meddling actually affected the outcome of the election, he was still troubled by the damage that such meddling can do to American democracy. Bush acknowledged that...More..

Val Demings gives the closing prayer at National Prayer Breakfast
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Val Demings gives the closing prayer at National Prayer Breakfast

Under Eisenhower's leadership "In God We Trust" was added to U.S. currency and the phrase "under God" was added to the Pledge of Allegiance. "That is why the words "Praise be to God" are etched atop the Was...More..

British Isis fighters captured by US-backed Kurds in Syria
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

British Isis fighters captured by US-backed Kurds in Syria

Aine Davis, the fourth member of the group, dubbed "the Beatles", was captured by Turkish authorities in 2015 near Istanbul after fleeing IS territory. Elsheikh's mother, Maha Elgizouli, told BuzzFeed News in ...More..

White House aide Rob Porter resigns amid allegations of domestic abuse
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

White House aide Rob Porter resigns amid allegations of domestic abuse

The accusations were first reported in the Daily Mail and include accounts of physical and emotional abuse. Porter's defenders say Kelly didn't know the full details because Porter's background check was ne...More..

Boy, 11, dies after falling through ice on NYC pond
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Boy, 11, dies after falling through ice on NYC pond

It happened after he pulled his friend to safety, but then fell in himself. Three firefighters, who were not wearing cold-weather suits, got into the water at "chest-deep" levels and were able to rescue Perez...More..

Taiwan Hotel Collapses After 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Taiwan Hotel Collapses After 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake

The hotel that collapsed is located in the coastal city of Hualien. Some 88 soldiers were helping the local fire service respond at the hotel, and another 250 were on standby to help. The preliminary informat...More..

Former leader, 2 Supreme Court judges arrested in Maldives
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Former leader, 2 Supreme Court judges arrested in Maldives

Parliament has also been prevented from meeting following the Supreme Court's surprise ruling a week ago, which sparked mass protests calling for the state to respect the ruling. "I have not anything to warrant...More..

Maldives leader says Supreme Court ruling was coup
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Maldives leader says Supreme Court ruling was coup

The Maldives , an Indian Ocean archipelago, was plunged into turmoil on February 1 when its Supreme Court issued a shock ruling that overturned criminal convictions against nine of Yameen's opponents, includi...More..

Lost Mayan 'Mega Cities' Discovered Under Jungle in Guatemala
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Lost Mayan 'Mega Cities' Discovered Under Jungle in Guatemala

The researchers were using LiDAR technology , which is short for "light detection and ranging". LiDAR is a method of mapping from the sky: An airplane-mounted device sends a constant pulse of laser light...More..

Soldiers Killed & 1 Injured in Pak's Ceasefire Violation in J&K
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Soldiers Killed & 1 Injured in Pak's Ceasefire Violation in J&K

Earlier on Sunday, a 15-year old girl and a soldier were injured in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Shahpur area of the LoC in Poonch district. It said the "unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations ...More..

Michel Barnier: trade barriers 'unavoidable' outside customs union
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Michel Barnier: trade barriers 'unavoidable' outside customs union

An "intense" period of negotiations will begin straightaway and the UK Government is "confident" of securing an agreement at the next meeting of European Union leaders in March, he said. A spokesperson for th...More..

Syria Kurds Outraged Over Mutilated Body of Female Fighter
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Syria Kurds Outraged Over Mutilated Body of Female Fighter

The Kurds in a statement blamed the "terrorist allies of the enemy Turkish state" for mutilating the body of Kobani, who was a member of the all-female Kurdish Women's Protection Units. Supporters of the PYD/PK...More..

Erdogan, Pope hold talks as Rome locked down in tight security
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Erdogan, Pope hold talks as Rome locked down in tight security

However, as earlier reported, Erdogan planned to discuss the status of Jerusalem. Before leaving Turkey, Erdogan said the United States had isolated itself over Jerusalem, which the Palestinians want to sha...More..

California Senator Dianne Feinstein Says Trump's Nuclear Posture Review is Deeply Troubling
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

California Senator Dianne Feinstein Says Trump's Nuclear Posture Review is Deeply Troubling

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States' newly-announced nuclear policy brings the world "closer to annihilation". China also called on Washington to honor its commitments to redu...More..

TD team meets Rajnath Singh, likely to meet PM also
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

TD team meets Rajnath Singh, likely to meet PM also

The TDP , which is the BJP's biggest ally in the south is disappointed that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget did not address the state's needs. Besides, the TDP is confident of winning the Muslim vote, a...More..

New Zealand Sevens round-up: Southern Hemisphere domination continues with Fiji victory
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

New Zealand Sevens round-up: Southern Hemisphere domination continues with Fiji victory

This is, however, an improvement from the first two legs of the HSBC World Seven Series. Naduva bagged a hat-trick to give his side a slender advantage heading into the final minute, before Eroni Sau clinch...More..

In daring attack outside Srinagar hospital, policeman dies, Pak. terrorist escapes
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

In daring attack outside Srinagar hospital, policeman dies, Pak. terrorist escapes

Naveed Jat alias Abu Hunzullah escaped when the waiting militants fired at the police outside the S.M.H.S hospital. As the cops ran for cover, the militant managed to escape from the spot. In the incident two p...More..