• Oil Slicks From Sunken Iranian Tanker Spread, Raising Environmental Concerns
Oil Slicks From Sunken Iranian Tanker Spread, Raising Environmental Concerns

Chinese authorities had launched a search-and-rescue operation for the 30 Iranian and two Bangladeshi crew aboard the Sanchi . In this January 15, 2018, aerial photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, an oil slick is seen on the surface of the East China Sea left by oil leaking from the sunken Iranian tanker ship Sanchi .

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  • This time for real: House approves tax overhaul bill
This time for real: House approves tax overhaul bill

But Senate Democrats signaled they wouldn't go along with that plan, meaning Republicans would either have to play hardball and risk shutting down the government, or they'd have to just swallow another short-term bill. The Senate is to vote on the assistance once Congress reconvenes in January. "After years of work, we are going to enact ...

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  • Marta Kostyuk new teenage tennis sensation Down Under
Marta Kostyuk new teenage tennis sensation Down Under

I knew what I had to do, just couldn't really execute it ... so really disappointed". "It's an important victory for me, I mean, he's a tough opponent". Fourth seed Svitolina also came from a set down to overcome spirited Czech Katerina Siniakova 4-6, 6-2, 6-1. The nice sensation gave Kateryna Bondarenko , who eliminated from the tournament ...

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  • Trump's Former Campaign Manager To Be Questioned By House Panel Today
Trump's Former Campaign Manager To Be Questioned By House Panel Today

It's unclear when the interview will occur. The move has been labelled a "gag order" after Mr Bannon refused to answer numerous questions on advice from his lawyer, who had relayed questions in real time to the White House during the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee interview.

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  • Remand extended for Palestinian teen in viral 'slap' video
Remand extended for Palestinian teen in viral 'slap' video

Ahed's mother was also arrested over the incident the same day, while her cousin Nour Tamimi, 20, was arrested on December 20. The severity of the indictment against Ahed, in particular, indicated that she could face a lengthy jail term if convicted.

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  • Firefighter Catches Toddler Tossed from Balcony
Firefighter Catches Toddler Tossed from Balcony

Scott Stroup catches a young child dropped from an apartment fire in Decatur, Georgia , on January 3 , 2018. A dramatic scene of evacuation from a burning apartment building in Georgia has been captured on a firefighter's helmet camera.

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  • Vishwa Hindu Parishad Leader Pravin Togadia Is 'Missing', His Party Blames Cops
Vishwa Hindu Parishad Leader Pravin Togadia Is 'Missing', His Party Blames Cops

Later, he also added that if they really wanted to arrest him, the Gujarat home minister and Gujarat Chief Minister knew that he was in Ahmedabad . "I will give you the names of all working against us at an appropriate time with relevant evidence", he said. When asked if he feels that Ram Temple should be built in Ayodhya, Hardik said, "Whet...

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  • Meteor fireball lights up sky across Michigan
Meteor fireball lights up sky across Michigan

Geological Survey confirmed . The United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed the meteor explosion and said an natural disaster of magnitude 2 .0 was recorded at the same time when the meteor flashed through the sky in MI. Meteorites are the pieces that land on the ground, according to NASA . The meteor lit up the sky and social media w...

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  • Venezuela dismantles
Venezuela dismantles "terrorist group" behind attacks on gov't targets

Oscar Pérez led a group of rebels of the Venezuelan armed forces since a year ago, when he flew over Caracas in a helicopter of the Bolivarian police intelligence (SEBIN) firing on the interior minist According to residents of the area, shots were heard until after noon, but the area is still fenced and it is not known what happened to the surv...

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  • School closures, delays due to winter weather on the Gulf Coast
School closures, delays due to winter weather on the Gulf Coast

Cyprian's Episcopal School and St. Patrick's Catholic School . CLOSED: St. Paul's Lutheran School will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 16. "Parents are the ones responsible for driving our students to school and a delayed start would be too hard for them", Grogan said.

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  • Rare Blue Blood Moon to Grace Skies on January 31
Rare Blue Blood Moon to Grace Skies on January 31

In India it would start at 6.21 pm on January 31 2018. We'll have another blue moon on March 31st. The blue moon occurs once in every two years and eight months. The best viewing times for the eclipse are in the evening; first at 7:48 pm for an partial eclipse, then at 8:51 pm for the full eclipse. The eclipse is a phenomenon that occurs whe...

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  • Hundreds of Danish youths charged after sharing teen-sex videos online
Hundreds of Danish youths charged after sharing teen-sex videos online

Police in Denmark have charged 1,004 people for sharing multiple videos of underage teenagers engaging in sexual inter course. Another student told BBC she thinks excitement is a big reason why young people share this kind of material. The suspects could argue they didn't know the couple in the video was under 18-years-old - the minimum age for...

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  • Ivana Trump: Trump is 'definitely not racist'
Ivana Trump: Trump is 'definitely not racist'

Calling President Donald Trump's remarks about Haiti and African immigrants as repulsive, the 15-nation Caribbean single trading bloc at the weekend flayed Trump for his outburst, calling them unenlightened views. Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private ...

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  • Father Ripped from Family's Arms in Latest ICE Atrocity
Father Ripped from Family's Arms in Latest ICE Atrocity

His family were forced to drive him to the airport, say their goodbyes and watch ICE agents drag him away. For his family, the parting was devastating. He was marked for deportation all the way back in 2009, but was able to successfully argue for stays of deportation in the years since. "If you choose to violate the laws of this country, you shou...

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  • Qatar fighter jets intercept 2 flights: UAE
Qatar fighter jets intercept 2 flights: UAE

Sheikh Abdullah became a de facto mediator during the recent Gulf diplomatic crisis, in which Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain imposed a land, air, and sea blockade on Qatar in June, on the pretence that Qatar was a state sponsor of extremist groups with alleged ties to Iran.

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  • U.S. government reportedly wants AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei
U.S. government reportedly wants AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei

In recent years, both companies have been investigated for breaking USA laws: Huawei has been accused of assisting an alleged elite cyberwarfare unit of China's army, as well as bribery, corruption, and immigration violations, while ZTE pled guilty to selling sanctioned computer equipment to Iran, and allegedly obstructed an investigation into ...

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  • Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie
Wall Street executive sworn in to replace Gov. Christie

Democrat Phil Murphy wrote, "Today our great state turns a new page". "For those of you who are debating whether to stay in New Jersey or leave, or perhaps, considering moving here from elsewhere, I commit to you - many years from now, when you look back, planting your flag in New Jersey will have been one of the smartest decisions you ever...

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  • Bangladesh Agrees with Myanmar to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years
Bangladesh Agrees with Myanmar to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years

The agreement says the process will be "completed preferably within 02 (two) years from the commencement of repatriation", according to a statement from the Bangladeshi government following talks in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw. The deal does not cover the estimated 200,000 Rohingya refugees who were living in Bangladesh prior to October 2016, drive...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife, says report
Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife, says report

Murdoch, The Journal said, was previously believed to have lobbied for a planned $100 million Chinese garden at the National Arboretum in Washington , DC. counterparts whether they should be concerned. The White House described Kushner's meeting with USA security as "routine" and said none of the people involved had been accused of wrongdoin...

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  • Ash eruption from Philippines volcano triggers evacuation
Ash eruption from Philippines volcano triggers evacuation

Mayon has been showing increased restiveness since Saturday. Alert Level 3 remains hoisted over Mayon. The NDRRMC agency has maintained a Level 3 alert from Monday, meaning a " hazardous eruption " is possible within days. "There is an increasing tendency toward a hazardous volcanic eruption - with pyroclastic flow", Phivolcs Director Renat...

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