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Obama, Hillary Clinton 'most admired' by Americans; Trump second

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U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning that his approval rating as president - regardless of what "fake news" organizations say - is about the same as former president Barack Obama's was during his first year in office. Besides, about a quarter of Americans surveyed could not name a man or woman they admire most, Gallup added. In total wins he trails only the second world war general and post-war president Dwight Eisenhower, who topped the poll 13 times. Read More »

Britons feared dead after sea plane crashes near Sydney, Australia

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Local reports said four Britons were among the dead. A spokesman for Sydney Seaplanes told the Sydney Morning Herald that they believed the aircraft belonged to their company. The seaplane was part of the Sydney Seaplanes business, which has operated since 2005 with no previous record of mishap. Police say the aircraft will be looked at by forensic experts to assess when it can be raised from the seabed. Read More »

Denver Broncos may have already chose to fire Vance Joseph

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Lynch, the Broncos' first-round quarterback in last year's draft, flashed signs of busting out in the final game of his second season as he had completed 13 of 18 for 159 yards, including a 29-yard touchdown screen pass to Henderson, a sixth-round rookie running back. Read More »

Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale

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The Bucs converted a fourth-and-10 from their own 5 to get the winning drive started. The 4-11 Bucs will kick off against the 11-4 Saints at Raymond James Stadium at 4:25 p.m. The Bucs connected on a 42-yard field goal on their next drive to cut New Orleans lead to 24-23 with 4:31 left on the clock. The Saints (11-4) already have a playoff spot secured but can win the NFC South Division with a victory over Tampa or if Carolina loses to Atlanta. Read More »

Happy New Year 2018

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Notably, several celebrations are going across the world to give a cheerful goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 wholeheartedly. Sydney fireworks wowed the crowds around the harbour which was jammed to capacity by midnight . I urge leaders everywhere to make these new years resolutions. Singer John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigan were in Japan to celebrate. Countries like New Zealand and Austrailia have ushered in the new year and marked its beginning with stunning fireworks. Read More »

10 foreign passengers killed in Costa Rican plane crash

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A plane has crashed in Costa Rica, killing at least 12 people. A U.S. State Department spokesperson confirmed that multiple U.S. citizens died in the crash. The spokesperson would not confirm the nationalities of those on board. Solis said the government plans to open an investigation on Monday too look into the cause of the crash that left 12 people dead. Read More »

Patriots Lead Jets 21-3 at Halftime

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The play came one snap after the Patriots converted on a third-and-1 with a reverse play highlighted by Brady setting a block to spring Cooks free. Once allegedly rife with vulnerability, the Patriots have again proven they're still the ones to beat by reaching an unprecedented level of dominance. Read More »

1 deputy dead, four wounded at apartment complex outside of Denver

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A Code Red alert has been issued by the sheriff's department, warning citizens to stay indoors as the shooter is believed to still be at large. Multiple law enforcement agencies and a SWAT team are on scene. An emergency shelter was also set up for those ordered to leave their homes for their own safety. Anyone who has been displaced from their homes because of this incident is encouraged to head there. Read More »

Pope Francis prays for Egypt church attack victims

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Trump "condemned the attack and reiterated that the United States will continue to stand with Egypt in the face of terrorism", the White House says in a statement. The ministry said security forces had "immediately dealt with the [attacker] and arrested him after he was wounded". Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi also offered his condolences to the families and ordered security forces to increase safety measures at sensitive sites, his office said in a statement. Read More »

Houston Cops Find Stash of Weapons in Hotel Room

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The capturing officer called for reinforcement, and reacting officers found a few firearms in the room. The arresting officer called for backup, and responding officers found several guns in the room. Gordon MacIntosh, per the Houston Chronicle . The Hyatt Regency is set to be one of the most populous places in Houston tonight. The Hyatt's Sunday night celebration spans four floors and includes live performances and a 50,000 balloon drop at midnight, according to its website . Read More »

Two Men Arrested In Holiday Murder Of Lesbian Couple And Children

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The New York Post reports that Justin Mann and James White were arraigned in Troy City Court around 8.30am Saturday after being arrested Friday night. "After being in this business for nearly 42 years I can't describe the savagery of a person like this", Tedesco said earlier this week as police searched for those responsible. Read More »

IOF fire airstrikes on Gaza

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The Israel Defense Forces on Saturday night struck an observation post in southern Gaza belonging to the enclave's ruling Hamas terror group, the IDF announced. Hamas leader Yahye Sinwar said that the general assured him, "All our of capabilities and potential are at your disposal in the battle for the defense of Jerusalem". Read More »

Russia's Investigative Committee to petition court for supermarket blast suspect's arrest

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Eighteen people are reported to be injured in the blast. In a sign of the severity of the situation, the case was overseen by Russia's National Anti-Terror Committee even though authorities initially opened a probe into attempted murder. Petersburg, Putin's hometown. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, did not identify the suspect or provide any details about his motive. The city's subway was also targeted by a bomb attack in April that left 15 dead and dozens wounded, claimed by a ... Read More »

Alabama certifies election despite last-ditch Roy Moore legal case

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Democrat and LGBT equality advocate Doug Jones has officially been declared victor of Alabama's senate election. Mr. Moore said Mr. Merrill, the secretary of state, failed to pursue those questions of fraud, and said the sordid campaigning leading up to the election demands a revote. Read More »

Pak opposition bits and pieces to Sharif's' s rush to Saudi

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Mr Sharif, 67, had to step down as chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) after he was disqualified as prime minister by the Supreme Court on July 28 in the Panama Papers scandal. "I feel sorry to see that foreigners are being involved in local matters. If Saudi Arabia intervenes for reconciliation between the Sharifs and the establishment it will be shameful that Pakistan, a nuclear power, can not make its own decisions", Mr Shah said. Read More »

Six dead in NSW seaplane crash

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TV journalist for 7NewsSydney, Freya Cole, tweeted: "Horrific details coming out of this seaplane crash in the Hawkesbury River ". Acting Superintendent Michael Gorman told reporters the single-engine aircraft was lying in 13 metres (43 feet) of water. Read More »

Russian Ships Accused of Selling Fuel to North Korea

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A second source said there was no proof of Russian state involvement in the transfers. The South Korean government announced Friday that it briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship in Nov for transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel. Read More »

Berlin preps for a women's 'safety' zone during New Year's Eve celebration

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A spokesperson for the event told The Guardian that the "safety zone" would have psychologists on hand to provide counselling for distressed women. After the attacks, the German Parliament tightened the country's rape and sexual assault laws, making it easier for victims to press charges without having to prove they fought back against their assailant. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Releases Two Princes After Graft Probe

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Saudi Arabia has released two more princes in the corruption case, Sabq local news reported on Thursday. Nor are Apple and Amazon the only two major tech brands entering a region that has been largely untapped by North American brands. Read More »

Trump's threat: United States slashes UN budget by $285m

The U.N. also claims to have reduced its "bloated management and support functions", and instilled other things like " more discipline and accountability". The budget cuts were not related to last week's rebuke by the General Assembly of President Donald Trump's decision to move the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Read More »

Kashmir's Pulwama attack: Injured CRPF jawan succumbs

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In a statement to local news organizations, the outfit said three of its militants have stormed the camp, according to reports. Officials said at least three CRPF personnel have been injured in the initial shootout. "Two Jawans are injured", said Rakesh Yadav, CRPF spokesman. "Operation is on. We are waiting for the first light", said Yadav. Sources suggest that the terrorist organisation, Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed the responsibility behind the terrorist attack stating that this ... Read More »

'Kanna, please wait for 10 more minutes,' says actor on political entry

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Rajinikanth will be seen reprising the roles of Dr Vaseegaran and Chitti. We need to bring a change from the base. I'm not new to politics. I have been in politics since 1996... The superstar of Tamil cinema has kept his fans, fellow actors and political commentators on tenterhooks for several months now. Tamil Nadu's political fraternity seems to be divided on actor Rajnikanth's much-anticipated political entry, with the ruling AIADMK saying it was his "democratic right" while Opposition ... Read More »

George Weah: Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths

Their Coalition for Democratic Change party received 61.5 percent of the final tally, beating Vice President Boakai's Unity Party which got 38.5 percent of the votes, NEC chairman Jerome Korkoya said . Liberia's President-elect, George Manneh Weah, has assured Liberians that transforming the lives of all Liberians would be the "singular mission and focus of my presidency". Read More »

Mike Pence gets trolled with rainbow flag

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Neighbors who live next door to the Aspen property where Pence and his wife are staying on vacation hung the flag on a pillar fronting the two homes' shared driveway, according to the Aspen Times . In Congress, where he was a member from 2001 to 2013 before becoming IN governor, Pence described traditional marriage as the institution "that forms the backbone of our society". Read More »