• Plane with 12 believed aboard crashes in Costa Rica
Plane with 12 believed aboard crashes in Costa Rica

Costa Rican authorities said a plane crash there killed 12 people on Sunday, including 10 USA citizens, the Associated Press and Reuters reported, citing Costa Rican government officials. "The protection of US citizens overseas is one of the highest priorities for the State Department". Punta Islita, which is popular with tourists, is about ...

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  • Palestine recalls U.S. envoy following Trump Jerusalem decision
Palestine recalls U.S. envoy following Trump Jerusalem decision

Trump made the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on December 6, resulting in days of protests. This act has many saying that violence between Palestine and Israel will increase. It has been stated that Israel has established 131 settlements in the West Bank, 10 in East Jerus...

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  • World churches group leader condemns twin attack against Christians in Egypt
World churches group leader condemns twin attack against Christians in Egypt

Egyptians carry the coffin of a soldier who was killed a day earlier in the restive Sinai Peninsula in an attack by ISIL, during a funeral ceremony in the 10th of Ramadan city, about 60km north of Cairo , on July 8, 2017. President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi has chaired meetings to discuss security during New Year's Eve and upcoming Coptic Orthodox cele...

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  • Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade
Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade

South Korea briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship it suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea, an official has said. We are also working closely with relevant countries and ministries for a thorough implementation of the United Nations resolutions.

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  • Bijepur By-poll: BJP broadcasts PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'
Bijepur By-poll: BJP broadcasts PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

Re-iterating the importance of the Indian youth, Prime Minister Modi claimed that those aged 18 to 25, or the New India Youth, are filled with energy and enthusiasm, and are capable of assisting India scale greater heights of growth with their skill set.

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  • J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack
J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack

The terrorists opened fire and launched grenade in the camp. "There is quite possibility of similar type of attack on other camp also", said the CRPF. According to emerging reports, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen hand suspected behind the attack. The attack on CRPF came five days after a top commander of JeM Noor Mohammad Tantray al...

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  • Officer Dead, 4 Others Wounded In Shooting South Of Denver, Police Say
Officer Dead, 4 Others Wounded In Shooting South Of Denver, Police Say

A reporter from the local TV channel Denver7 said he heard several gunshots and saw roadblocks being put in place. The suspect rammed a DCSO marked unit causing injury to a deputy. Residents are being asked to avoid the area. The deputies were responding to a "shots fired" call early Sunday morning at an apartment complex on the 3400 block County...

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  • Don't lose hope in President Buhari's govt - Governor Ajimobi tells Nigerians
Don't lose hope in President Buhari's govt - Governor Ajimobi tells Nigerians

The third man Senator Francis Okpozo, was appointed as chairman of the Nigerian Press Council. Another ally of Atiku that made it into the list is Bashir Ibrahim Ibrahim is factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM was appointed member of the board of Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority.

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  • Cold weather bringing chance of ice
Cold weather bringing chance of ice

OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear and cool. Highs will barely make it to the lower teens on Sunday , and only into the middle single digits for New Year's Day . Highs on Monday should be on the cold side again in the lower teens, making it a great day to relax inside, assuming you have the day off. The arctic cold is going to continue for t...

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  • New Mexico State football wins first bowl game in 57 years
New Mexico State football wins first bowl game in 57 years

Between 2012-16, the team won 11 total games. Neither team had success on third down. Odds Shark is predicting a narrow victory for the Utah State Aggies, who are favorites over New Mexico State with the over/under at 62.5. The team had little on-field success: NMSU averaged 2.1 wins per season in the 1980s, 3.1 wins per season in...

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  • Dozens Killed In Attack On Shi'ite Culture Center In Kabul
Dozens Killed In Attack On Shi'ite Culture Center In Kabul

Rahimi said there were two other explosions on the street outside of the building as people were gathering to help those injured by the first blast. The Taliban have issued a statement saying they were not involved. A local Shiite leader said one of the bombers was sitting unnoticed among the participants when he detonated his device. He said one...

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  • Make Nitin Patel the Chief Minister, demands Patidar leader Lalji Patel
Make Nitin Patel the Chief Minister, demands Patidar leader Lalji Patel

Speaking to mediapersons Saturday, Nitin Patel denied any plans to quit the BJP, but admitted he had grievances which he had conveyed to the party high command. Narottam Patel added, "Nitinbhai gave his best to win urban seats in the polls". Virji Thummar, who was recently elected as an MLA from the Lathi constituency in Amreli, said Patel would ...

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  • Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business'
Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business'

Weah won Tuesday's runoff with 61.5 percent of the vote over Vice President Joseph Boakai, who got 38.5 percent, according to final results. Newly elected Liberia president George Weah has urged former Cote d'Ivoire global Didier Drogba to lead his country in politics.

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  • A Child Playing With A Stove Started The Deadly Bronx Apartment Fire
A Child Playing With A Stove Started The Deadly Bronx Apartment Fire

The blaze broke out on Thursday evening in a 25-apartment building near the Bronx Zoo, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the United States financial capital. The ground floor hallways is nearly completely black, with water dripping down from the floors above. "I can't erase them", he added, his eyes masked by dark glasses.

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  • Call of Duty 'swatting' hoax leads to arrest in California
Call of Duty 'swatting' hoax leads to arrest in California

A family member of the man who was shot and killed claims his name was Andrew Finch. Dexerto , an online news service focused on gaming, reported that the series of events began with an online argument over a $1 or $2 wager in a " Call of Duty " game on UMG Gaming, which operates online tournaments including one involving " Call of Duty ".

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  • Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia
Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia

When Pence announced he was temporarily moving to the affluent Chevy Chase neighborhood in Washington, D.C., residents there posted rainbow flags outside their homes. During a House floor speech, he cited a report that said "societal collapse was always brought about following an advent of the deterioration of marriage and family ", according to...

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  • Viswanathan Anand outclasses top-ranked Magnus Carlsen in World Rapid Chess Championship
Viswanathan Anand outclasses top-ranked Magnus Carlsen in World Rapid Chess Championship

It was as if time has stood still and I was back intime few years ago, when I was dominating rapid chess tournaments, which gave me a lot of confidence. "I wasn't even planning on coming here to begin with". Anand was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds (11 to 15), fought back strongly to bag the title on tie-break after a t...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match
Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match

Both players will feature on the final day regardless of the result, with the victor taking on either Dominic Thiem or Kevin Anderson in the final, while the loser will compete in the third-place play-off. She was two-months pregnant at that time and took off for the birth of her first child in September . Murray, who has struggled with a pers...

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  • Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY
Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY

The family was found dead inside the basement apartment where they lived. Police are investigating their deaths as a homicide. A property manager discovered the bodies Tuesday in the basement apartment after receiving a request to check on the unit, and the identifying details, although not the names, were released Wednesday.

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  • It's overwhelming and extremely satisfying, says Katrina on TZH box office success
It's overwhelming and extremely satisfying, says Katrina on TZH box office success

Bollywood actor Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif's Tiger Zinda Hai released on December 22 and all the trade gurus had high hopes from the film as 2017 wasn't a great year in terms of business. Katrina is overwhelmed by the response Tiger Zinda Hai has generated at the box office. The film has collected a whopping amount of 206.04 crores in ...

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