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Robbers Raid The Paris Ritz

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Three suspects have been arrested and two others are on the run. The French TV station BFM said that 4.7 million euros (£4.16m) worth of jewels were taken. The Ritz was the last building Princess Diana and Mr al Fayed's son, Dodi, left before their vehicle journey that ended in tragedy under the Pont de l'Alma on 31 August 1997. Read More »

Anthony Weiner And Huma Abedin Will Settle Divorce Out Of Court

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The judge announced from the bench that the case was "discontinued". The couple could re-file their divorce as "uncontested", meaning they would not have to appear in court . Once a rising Democratic star, he tried to salvage his political career by running for mayor of NY in 2013 but his campaign ended amid reports of further graphic online messages . Read More »

Vermont poised to enact legal pot through Legislature

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Gov. Scott has previously told reporters he will sign the bill, though he vetoed a previous version in May. Vermont is poised to become the first state in the country to approve the recreational use of marijuana by an act of the Legislature rather than through a citizen referendum. Read More »

Dramatic Temperature Change as Winter Storm Moves In

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Plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday . A Blizzard Warning means that snow and strong winds will combine to produce a blinding snow (near zero visibility), deep drifts, and life-threatening wind chill. Read More »

With renewed vigour, US Supreme Court scrutinises curbs on voting

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Plus, she is the author of: " How to Find and Eliminate Illegal Votes ". Jackie believes that the integrity of the election process must be maintained in order to preserve a functioning democracy. His local elections board said it has no record that Helle voted while he was away. The case centers around a man who didn't vote in 2009 or 2011 and couldn't vote in 2015 because his name had been removed from the voter rolls. Read More »

Missing Penn student's body found in California park; murder probe launched

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Blaze Bernstein's body was found Wednesday in Borrego Park in Lake Forest, located in Orange County, California, investigators told the Orange County Register . "The use of drones to help find Bernstein and other missing people is just one form of new technology law enforcement is using to do their jobs", said former FBI Agent and ABC News contributor Brad Garrett. Read More »

Natural disaster in Caribbean prompts tsunami warning; no deaths reported

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Officials in Honduras said tremors were felt in the majority of the country, from the capital of Tegucigalpa in the east to as far north as the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Virgin Islands after the quake struck. News media of the region report that the Center of Tsunami Alerts of the Pacific activated the alert for tidal waves in the zone. Read More »

Anti-army Pakistan journalist escapes abduction attempt

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Siddiqui tweeted from the handle of Dawn correspondent Cyril Almeida. Pakistani journalists like Taha Siddiqui have a right to carry out their work freely and without fear. According to Siddiqui, who held a press conference about the incident, the assailants were well dressed and spoke fluent English. Enforced disappearances of journalists, activists, and others have been an ongoing problem in Pakistan. Read More »

Whatever J&K should get, it will get from India: Mehbooba Mufti

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Mehbooba as chairperson of the Unified Command, consisting of the Army, para-military forces and intelligence agencies, has failed to take effective steps to stop killing of innocent people. Parliamentary Affairs minister Abdul RehmanVeeri tried to pacify the members by pointing out that a magisterial probe has been ordered into the civilian's death and the Chief Minister would respond on the issue in her reply on the debate of the Governor's address during the second sitting of the house. Read More »

GOP congressman says he won't run for re-election

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Senate would lead to 18 years in the House of Representatives and endless opportunities to make a meaningful impact", Issa released in a statement Wednesday. The 64-year-old, nine-term congressman did not immediately say why he won't run for Congress later this year or what he plans to do next. The Army veteran and businessman has also faced weekly protests over the past year, with roughly 300 people gathering each week - and sometimes more than double that number - outside his Vista office. Read More »

Fire breaks out atop NY's Trump Tower injuring three

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The FDNY responded just after 7 a.m. Firefighters got the fire was under control in about an hour. Fire officials say one person was treated for serious injuries and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries. Video from the scene shows firefighters on the roof of the 58-storey building battling the blaze and large amounts of smoke. Sakowich went on to say that the FDNY was able to "extinguish the fire without any problems" and that their entire response plan went smoothly. Read More »

Twitter Claps Back at Robert De Niro for Comments About President Trump

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Robert De Niro speaks onstage during the National Board of Review Awards gala in New York Tuesday. "This f-ing idiot is the president", he lamented. The audio is transcribed by The New York Times . "Ah, the good old days". The Oscar-winning actors star in Steven Spielberg's " The Post ", which chronicles the story of The Washington Post's controversial decision to publish stories about the Pentagon Papers , the Defense Department's secret study of U.S. Read More »

Nathional anthem is no longer compulsory in cinemas

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The Home Ministry's new committee is now looking at the norms that suggest the playing of the National Anthem before movie screenings in cinema halls. In an affidavit on Monday, the Centre asked the court to put on hold the November 2016 order, as it needed six months to come out with the anthem guidelines. Read More »

Libya Rescues 279 Migrants at Sea, but 100 More Are Feared Dead

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The International Organization for Migration ( IOM ) estimated that 2,832 migrants died previous year trying to reach Italy from North Africa, down from 4,581 in 2016. IOM was present at the disembarkation point in Tripoli and provided the survivors with food and water. The majority of the survivors came from African countries including The Gambia, Senegal, Sudan, Mali, and Nigeria. Read More »

Monday, January 8 Morning Forecast

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High temperatures are expected to top out in the lower 60s. If the cold air gets here fast enough before the rain ends, some snowflakes could mix in Friday afternoon. Friday we will be overcast with a 70% chance of rain throughout the day with areas nearing the 70s by the afternoon. Wednesday night: A 50 percent chance of rain after 7 p.m., low around 42. Read More »

On Hrithik Roshan's Birthday, A Krrish 4 Announcement For Fans

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As he has turned 44, his father Rakesh Roshan has announced the release date of Krrish 4 . He tweeted "Today is perhaps the best day to make the release day of Krrish 4 official". Happy happiest birthday. Smile that smile brightest and you always will spread that light... Christmas 2020! Quite a long wait isn't it? Apart from his charming looks, sexy body and phenomenal dance moves, what makes Hrithik Roshan different from others is his versatility as an actor. Read More »

India to tour Ireland for T20s before England series

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The T20Is will be played in Dublin on June 27 and June 29 , the first 20-over internationals between the two teams on Irish soil. Apart from the one-off game in Belfast , India and Ireland have played only two more ODIs against each other, one during India's triumphant World Cup campaign in 2011 (at the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru), and another at Seddon Park in March 2015, during the World Cu that year. Read More »

Padmavat: Prasoon Joshi refutes claims of CBFC recommending 300 cuts to film

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Padmavat , which was to earlier release as Padmavati on December 1 previous year, has been embroiled in a controversy over alleged distortion of historical facts. A source from Viacom18 Motion Pictures told, 'It ( Padmavati ) will release as Padmavat on January 25. However, Padman will benefit from the states, in which Padmavat will not release. Read More »

Seoul: North Korea to send delegation to Olympics in South

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The two countries, which are still technically at war, said they will seek to resolve issues via dialogue and negotiations, according to the statement released by South Korea's Unification Ministry. He urged Seoul to halt the military drills with the USA and said he has a "nuclear button" to launch missiles at any target in the United States. But the North gave no sign it would do so until leader Kim Jong-Un's New Year speech. Read More »

Ecuador Wants Help Moving Julian Assange Out Of Its London Embassy

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However, in an unexpected move a year ago, Swedish prosecutors dropped all charges against him. However, he still faces arrest by British police for violating the terms of his 2012 bail. President Lenin Moreno has described Assange as a "hacker", while stressing he would not be kicked out of the embassy. "We are also considering and exploring the possibility of mediation", she said, adding that the role of mediator could be played by an individual or a third-country government. Read More »

Climate statement shows 2017 Aus third-warmest yr

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Out of the10 warmest years on record, seven have been recorded since 2005. The year 2017 was the third-warmest on record for the United States, and featured a pileup of weather and climate disasters that cost the nation a record-breaking $306 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read More »

Commuters struggle as TN bus strike enters 6th day

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Uncertainty loomed large over advance booking of tickets for special buses for "Pongal" which normally commences ahead of the harvest festival on January 14. Vijayabaskar had appealed to bus employees to return to work. Transport workers have been demanding for a pay revision to Rs 30,000; however, the authorities have only agreed to pay them Rs 24,400 per month. Read More »