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Drones search for missing Penn student in California park

Drones search for missing Penn student in California park Bernstein apparently got out of the vehicle around 11 p.m. and went into the park and he hasn't been heard from or seen since, the sheriff's office said. "They had a great evening together". He had a new apartment. He was on the internet that night buying things. "He was really looking forward to being managing editor at Penn Appetit", his mother said. [Full Article...]

Nirmal hopes Panchayat polls in J&K will be peaceful

Nirmal hopes Panchayat polls in J&K will be peaceful A Hizbul Mujahideen commander in an audio clip has threatened to use acid against those contesting in panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir that are to be held next month. Reacting to Hizb commander's threat, former chief minister and opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah said earlier people were blinded by pellet guns and now they are being threatened with blinding by ... [Full Article...]

Jordan arrests 17 ISIS militants who planned November attacks - state media

Jordan arrests 17 ISIS militants who planned November attacks - state media The suspected cell members meant to carry out several terror operations simultaneously with the aim of destabilising national security and spreading chaos and fear among citizens, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. They have also been indicted with selling weapons and ammunition, securing funds money and possessing weapons for purposes of carrying out terror acts. [Full Article...]

How accurate is Donald Trump about black, Hispanic unemployment?

How accurate is Donald Trump about black, Hispanic unemployment? President Trump is proud, apparently, of improving prospects for African-Americans and Hispanics. This is the third time in as many days that the president has cited black unemployment figures. Under Obama, the unemployment rate for both groups fell by more than half. In general, these unemployment rates tend to move together. So while Trump called out the African-American and Hispanic unemploy... [Full Article...]

32 missing, including 30 Iranians, in sea collision in China

32 missing, including 30 Iranians, in sea collision in China Eight Chinese ships and a coast guard vessel from South Korea have been sent for the search and rescue operation, Xinhua news agency said. The U.S. Navy, which sent a P-8A aircraft from Okinawa, Japan, to aid the search, said late Sunday that none of the missing crew had been found. [Full Article...]

We don't want to be like Besigye who had no plan - Kenya's Raila Odinga

We don't want to be like Besigye who had no plan - Kenya's Raila Odinga We must have a plan after the Bible. Raila Odinga publicly declared that he would be sworn in on January 30 at Nairobi's Uhuru Park. NASA leader Raila Odinga has to be sworn in as planned without compromise, ODM chairman John Mbadi has said. [Full Article...]

NYC's pedestrian fatalities reached an all-time low in 2017

NYC's pedestrian fatalities reached an all-time low in 2017 The city reports that a year ago, there were 214 traffic fatalities, of which 101 were pedestrian deaths. In 2013, before Vision Zero was launched, the number of motorist deaths was 103. "Now, we've seen progress four years in a row", the mayor added. There were also more motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes - 33 people last year, compared to the 19 people the previous year. [Full Article...]

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich Running for Ohio Governor

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich Running for Ohio Governor Joe Schiavoni, former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley. Kucinich brings a national profile, making him one of the top contenders for the spot along with former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. [Full Article...]

4 killed, including 2 children, in Oshawa, Ont. house fire

4 killed, including 2 children, in Oshawa, Ont. house fire Clark said firefighters were surrounded by flames "at all times" as they made their way to the upper level and initially had to retreat. Clark said the house had been divided into a number of apartments. "This fire was at the height the snow storm this morning ... very hard conditions, both for crews driving en route here as well as fighting this fire", he said. [Full Article...]

Judge dismisses charges against Cliven Bundy, 2 sons

Judge dismisses charges against Cliven Bundy, 2 sons In Las Vegas, the judge declared a mistrial December 20, leaving Cliven Bundy as the only defendant still jailed after refusing an offer to be released to house arrest. Armed supporters from across the country came to back Bundy and defend the ranch from law enforcement officers' attempts to remove the cattle. Bundy emerged from the courthouse to cheers from about 100 supporters and said he ... [Full Article...]

Hampshire frigate keeping watch on Russian warships in English Channel

Hampshire frigate keeping watch on Russian warships in English Channel The Portsmouth-based Type 23 frigate was activated on Friday (5 Jan 18) to sail and keep watch on two Russian warships and two supporting vessels as they passed close to United Kingdom territorial waters in stormy conditions. The ship also starred in James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies - in which she provided the interiors for scenes set on the ill-fated HMS Devonshire. Speaking at the time, def... [Full Article...]

Cosa c'è nel libro che Trump ha impedito venisse pubblicato

Cosa c'è nel libro che Trump ha impedito venisse pubblicato Ma alla diffida l'editore Henry Holt ha risposto anticipando la pubblicazione ad oggi, a causa di una "domanda senza precedenti" (dato, questo, confermato anche da Amazon ). Melania che però piange, di dolore, nella notte elettorale perché vuole restare a New York a vivere la vita che si è costruita, moglie di un miliardario e madre del suo figlio più piccolo, residente della Trump Tower, felic... [Full Article...]

Cruise ship passengers recall bomb cyclone 'nightmare'

Cruise ship passengers recall bomb cyclone 'nightmare' Cruise ship passengers got the scare of their lives while traveling on the Atlantic near NY as Thursday's sudden winter storm battered the area. "When you're on a boat in the middle of the ocean and water is pouring down the stairs, you're thinking 'this is not going to end well", Karoline said. [Full Article...]

Fmr. GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney Treated For Prostate Cancer

Fmr. GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney Treated For Prostate Cancer Romney, 70, was "successfully treated", according to CNN's Jake Tapper who tweeted about the cancer diagnosis citing an anonymous source close to Romney. President Donald Trump had urged Hatch to run again in an apparent attempt to head off Romney, who initially opposed Trump's presidential candidacy. [Full Article...]

Conservative Party announce WRONG person as new party chairman

It was then revealed shortly after that Brandon Lewis, the current immigration minister, will become party chairman and attend Cabinet meetings as a "Minister without Portfolio". And in his letter to Mrs May he wrote: "As we discussed some months ago, I feel the time is now right for me to leave the Cabinet". The spokesman insisted the transition from the DCLG to the MHCLG, instantly nicknamed "... [Full Article...]

South Korea, Japan nuclear envoys agree to intensify diplomatic efforts

Conservatives in South Korea see North Korea's attempts at closer relations as an attempt to drive a wedge between the US-South Korean alliance. An agreement by South Korea to revive a jointly run industrial park or a tourism project could also draw criticism from overseas that it violates United Nations sanctions because they would result in South Korean money being sent to North Korea, critics... [Full Article...]

Juror's Racist Comments May Save Death-Row Inmate

Juror's Racist Comments May Save Death-Row Inmate He said "there are two types of black people: 1". Black folks and 2. Keith Tharpe deserves no sympathy - but he does deserve basic fair treatment by the US courts. Three of the court's conservatives, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch, dissented from Monday's decision. The Supreme Court majority, Thomas said, "must be disturbed by the racist rhetoric in that affidavit, and must w... [Full Article...]

ACLU: New Jersey prisons ban book on mass incarceration, racial injustice

ACLU: New Jersey prisons ban book on mass incarceration, racial injustice The New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Monday sent a letter to the Department of Corrections asking why two prisons had banned " The New Jim Crow " by Michelle Alexander , which details how the US justice system disproportionally affects African American men. [Full Article...]

CAT 2017: Women, non-engineers among 100 percentile scorers

CAT 2017: Women, non-engineers among 100 percentile scorers There were 231,067 students who had applied for the exam and only 199,632 candidates appeared for CAT 2017 . As per the official press release from IIM Lucknow, a total of 1,99,632 candidates had appeared for the exam, which was conducted in two shifts at test centres spread across 140 cities. [Full Article...]

2017 hits record for costly USA weather disasters: $306 billion

Five states - Arizona, Georgia, New Mexico, North Carolina, and SC - all had their warmest year on record. Alaska had its warmest-ever December with an average temperature of 19.4 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 7 Celsius), 15.7 degrees above the 20th century average and 2.1 warmer than the previous record in 1985. [Full Article...]


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