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Fire and Fury: Donald Trump tweets he is 'a very stable genius'


Calling the claims in the book "ridiculous", she added: " Donald Trump is a victor". In the book, former aide Steve Bannon questions Mr. Trump's competence. He tried, unsuccessfully, to get a legal cease and desist order to stop the book's publication. During the press conference, Trump also addressed recent reports that he had asked for Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, saying that "Everything I've done is 100 percent ... Read More »

Fire breaks out at Cinevista studio


Six days later, on January 4, another blaze engulfed the Maimoon building in Marol of Andheri, killing four people and injuring nine. Earlier this week, a fire broke at Maimoon Manzil building. According to fire brigade officials, shooting of two TV serials was going on at the studio which is located along the Central Railway line. A short circuit at a power generation unit in the studio set off the blaze that was described as a level three fire, which calls for immediate evacuation with ... Read More »

Iranian tanker collides with Chinese ship, spills oil


All the 21 crew members on the cargo ship - who were Chinese nationals - were rescued, China's Ministry of Transport was cited as saying Sunday. The tanker's 32 crew members including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshi sailors were missing in the incident. Read More »

Will new round of Macy's closures affect Staten Island Mall store?


But that won't keep the Cincinnati-based department store chain from reporting its 12th straight quarter of declining same-store sales. The exact closing date is unclear at this time. Despite a slight uptick in holiday sales this year, Macy's is planning on rolling out liquidation sales at several locations likely starting January 8. Read More »

Colors is planning to do a new show with Shilpa Shinde?


Notably, this week Bigg Boss has closed the voting lines for the audience and the elimination was supposed to be conducted on the basis of live voting. And coming to her as a knight in shining armor was Vikas, who guarded her against any further harassment. Puneesh says they get bored without them. Hina tells Shilpa she is overconfident, and she needs to be more involved. Read More »

Original Space Shuttle commander John Young dies

Young , described in a NASA tweet as "our most experienced astronaut", retired in 2004 after 42 years with the US space agency. He flew on the first manned flight of the Gemini spacecraft in 1965 (and led a flight in 1966), traveled to the Moon twice (including a moonwalk during Apollo 16) and played a key role in the rescue of Apollo 13 by helping to stretch out its resources. Read More »

Malaysia agrees to allow United States firm to resume MH370 search


A US-based company sent a search vessel there to look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 earlier this week. No sign of the plane was found in a 120,000 square kilometre zone selected by satellite analysis of the jet's likely trajectory and the Australian-led hunt - the largest in aviation history - was called off in January past year. Read More »

Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' on supporting protesters


Kazakhstan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Kairat Umarov made the remarks speaking to reporters on Friday after the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) convened on the recent incidents in Iran. U.S. President Donald Trump cheered on protesters, calling Iran a "brutal and corrupt regime", while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "wish [ed] the Iranian people success in their noble quest for freedom". Read More »

UN Members Criticize US For Calling Meeting On Iran Protests

The sanctions imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, an arm of the Treasury Department, targets the Iranian industrial group that is considered key in the development and production of the country's ballistic missiles. "This is a matter of fundamental human rights for the Iranian people, but it is also a matter of global peace and security", said Haley in a statement late on Thursday. Read More »

South Korea offers backing for LNG-fuelled newbuilds


While it is certainly true that North Korea has been a frustrating negotiating partner in the past, and that its nuclear weapons programme continues to move forward despite years of diplomacy, those are not persuasive arguments against further efforts to engage. Read More »

How to avoid frozen pipes this very cold winter


Under cold temperatures the underground pipes become brittle, and are prone to cracking when the ground shifts because of freezing or thawing. "Water damage from burst, frozen pipes can be devastating in more ways than just the flooding", says AdvantaClean CEO and Founder Jeff Dudan. Read More »

Kamala Mills Blaze: 'Flying embers from hookah at Mojo Bistro sparked fire'


It is believed that the embers came in contact with the decorative curtains at the restaurant, which were combustible in nature, thus causing the fire to spread rapidly, fanned through a pedestal fan. "On basis of the report by the fire bridge, we have booked owners of Mojo's Bistro pub for culpable homicide", Deputy Commissioner of Police and spokesperson of Mumbai Police Sachin Patil told PTI . Read More »

Will Trump cut all aid to Palestine and Pakistan?

In recent months, the Islamist movement attempted to improve its relations with the Palestinian Authority, which have been strained since a near civil war between Fatah, the Palestinian Authority's governing party, and Hamas in 2007. More violence in Gaza is now expected after the Islamic State's announcement. The IS poses great threat to the region as they are likely to influence supporters to launch attacks on Israel, which could be mistaken as perpetrations by Hamas, on the other side. Read More »

Searches of travelers' electronic devices up almost 60 percent


The new policies, replacing guidance from 2009, clarify government search powers when it comes to such devices, which have exploded in both use and capability in recent years. Travelers can be subjected to the searches whether or not they're United States citizens. In cases where noncitizens refuse the search, they could be denied entry and sent home. Read More »

Fierce storm snarls travel, knocks out power along East Coast

But colder than normal temperatures are expected to return by mid-week, though long-range computer models do no see a significant snowstorm ion Central Jersey's future. Currently, the National Weather Service has a Blizzard Warning in effect from 1 a.m. Thursday until 1 a.m. Friday for Suffolk County , with total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches and winds gusting as high as 55 miles per hour; these factors could cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Read More »

Donald Trump's commision on voter fraud is to be dissolved


Multiple lawsuits were filed against the group, which some Republicans on the panel last fall complained ultimately hobbled its work. "Rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense, today I signed an executive order to dissolve the Commission, and have asked the Department of Homeland Security to review these issues and determine next courses of action", Trump said in a statement . Read More »

Powerball 1/3/18 winning numbers, live lottery results for Wednesday's $460M drawing


It's the first time the jackpot has surpassed $400 million since the summer of 2016, when a lucky victor in IN won the $536 million prize, which was the largest prize ever awarded on a single ticket. A ticket for either costs $2. The estimated odds of winning both: one in 75 quadrillion . And the chances of winning both, for those of you thinking really big? Powerball has odds at one in 292.2 million. Read More »

Storm Grayson causes travel chaos in NY


Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour at times are expected this morning into afternoon. An intense storm packing strong winds and heavy snow is hitting the northeastern US, dumping piles of snow on the region. Gusty winds through the period will create whiteout conditions at times, so drivers are urged to take that into their travel plans. "Temperatures will be falling through the day as Arctic airmass moves overhead", the National Weather Service in Boston said via Twitter early ... Read More »

If he loses, random drawing won't be the last straw, Yancey says


The next day, however, a three-judge panel with the Newport News Circuit Court, which was tasked with certifying the results, decided that one of the ballots that was ruled invalid should not have been, leaving the race tied. Simonds had petitioned the court on December 26 to reconsider its previous ruling calling the race a tie . She noted that she had offered Yancey a deal in which both candidates would accept the outcome of the lottery as final, but Yancey did not accept. Read More »

Trump's Immigration Chief Just Floated Throwing (Democratic) Politicians in Jail


In New York City, the largest sanctuary city in the United States, officials similarly said that attacks on their policies - and politicians - is an unfortunate hallmark of the Trump campaign. "I mean you've got the state of California that wants to put politics above public safety, ahead of officer safety", Homan said during a Fox News interview on January 2. Read More »

Tamil Nadu transport corporations go on sudden strike, passengers left stranded


Trade union circles here said the strike was nearly total in Tiruchi and other districts in the central region with large section busmen heeding the strike call. Only a handful of buses were operated by corporation drivers affiliated to the ruling party union, he further said. "But the government is pushing us and we are only raising fair demands too", said Sounderarajan. Read More »

Bracing For The Bomb Cyclone: Songs For Storms


You may have seen this week's storm described using the terms " bombogenesis " and " bomb cyclone ". Along the way, the chilling storm is expected to bring snow and ice to Georgia, the Carolinas, the DC area and other states along its frigid path. Read More »