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Airlines Cancel More Than 200 Flights Over Tensions Between China and Taiwan

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In statements, both airlines said they had no choice but to abandon the flight plans. On Tuesday, the Chinese carriers China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Air announced that they had cancelled 176 flights meant to meet added demand during the holiday since they had yet to receive approval from Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration. Read More »

Ex-HGTV Star Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

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He also allegedly took a photo of the girl while he exposed her breasts. Dionne said "When you have sex for the first time, can you tell me", according to police. He has also been filming, " House Rescue ", for A&E. When the victim went home later in the day on November 26, she told her mother and her mother reported it to police the following morning, the warrant said. Read More »

Worker Who Sent Hawaii False Alert Thought Missile Attack Was Imminent

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Read the FCC's entire report below. The day-shift supervisor seems to have been aware of the test, but thought it was for the outgoing night-shift employees instead. The employee still works at the state Emergency Management Agency but has been reassigned to a job without access to the warning system. The recording ended by saying "exercise, exercise, exercise". Read More »

HILLARY'S DENIAL: Clinton FINALLY RESPONDS to 2008 Sexual Harassment Scandal

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A female campaign staffer had accused Strider , her supervisor, of harassment that included inappropriate touching, kissing her forehead and sending her suggestive emails. He was docked several weeks pay and ordered to undergo counseling. "I was dismayed when it occurred, but was heartened the young woman came forward, was heard, and had her concerns taken seriously and addressed", tweeted Clinton. Read More »

Indian envoy to United Kingdom pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

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PCC president and PWD Minister A Namassivam led party workers and legislators to pay homage at the portrait of the Mahatma on the premises of the PCC office here. "His life and message must continue to inspire every Indian". Sinha went on to describe Gandhi as the greatest ever human being that ever lived. The day is marked as Martyr's Day. Read More »

Saudi Arabia says it has seized over $100 billion in corruption purge

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Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was caught in the corruption crackdown measures taken by the Kingdome, said that he is expected to get free from all the charges. Dozens of high-profile detainees were held there in connection with the anti-corruption sweep that began in early November. The release of Prince Alwaleed and other prominent businessmen is "important with regard to the bigger investment picture in [the country] and subsequent FDI". Read More »

India's preference for boys has produced 21 million "unwanted girls"

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The report says some parents keep having children till they have the required number of sons. This has led to an estimated 21 million "unwanted" girls in India , who often get less nourishment and schooling than their brothers. This indicator is likely to be heavily skewed in favour of boys if the society has a preference for sons-unfortunately, exactly what is seen in India. Read More »

Jordan Clarkson Offered to Pistons for Avery Bradley

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With the trade deadline just over a week away, the Pistons are reportedly being "aggressive" in shopping around the National Basketball Association for upgrades in an effort to re-establish themselves as a playoff squad. Detroit renounced the rights to restricted free agent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope upon acquiring Bradley in July, banking on a long-term partnership with Bradley. Read More »

Ahmed Musa says he's happy back in CSKA Moscow

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The speedy 25-year-old Nigeria worldwide played for CSKA between 2012-2016 when he joined Leicester to bolster their squad for an ultimately failed defence of their fairytale Premier League triumph. CSKA confirmed Musa's arrival on their official Twitter handle and website on Tuesday. "I am very happy and proud to back". "I am back to red-blue family!" This is truly my home, a champion team that fights for the top awards and occupies highest places. Read More »

Trump Security Team to Go For 5G Network

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The PowerPoint presentation says that the US has to build superfast 5G wireless technology quickly because "China has achieved a dominant position in the manufacture and operation of network infrastructure", and "China is the dominant malicious actor in the Information Domain". Read More »

Kim Jong Nam 'met U.S. agent' before his death in Malaysia

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While Azirul confirmed that the meeting took place at a hotel, he said the police have been unable to identify the man, who the Asahi said was a US intelligence officer. ONE of the two women on trial for the Cold War-style murder of the North Korean leader's estranged half-brother met with an alleged North Korean agent a month before the assassination, a court heard today. Read More »

CJP takes notice of medical student shot in Kohat

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It has been rumoured that the suspect has fled the country. Asma was heading home when the accused opened fire on her as she disembarked from a rickshaw outside her home. He said that a committee comparison DPO Kohat , SP Invetigation and other officials has been formed to investigate the incident. However, Alam himself condemned the tragic death and assured the family that everything will be done to bring the criminal to justice. Read More »

VW calls for immediate inquiry into diesel fume study using monkeys

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The paper claimed it was led by the now defunct European Research Group on Environment and Health in the Transport Sector, also known as EUGT, a body that was exclusively funded by VW, Daimler and BMW. To regain trust, carmakers should increase support for efforts by local authorities to tackle diesel pollution, for instance by promoting electric vehicle use in cities, said Stefan Bratzel, head of the Center of Automotive Management think-tank near Cologne. Read More »

Foreigners charged for 'producing pornography' near sacred site in Cambodia

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That's until Cambodian police reportedly raided their rented villa the next day and arrested them. Some of them were tourists. "It was really confusing". The villa was allegedly a stop on a pub crawl through the popular tourist town. Since they are in jail they could not be reached for comment and it was not immediately possible to find the lawyer representing them. Read More »

76 immigrants found in Laredo tractor-trailer

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Authorities said they received a tip from a citizen who witnessed a suspected smuggling incident in the area. The driver was arrested, and the tractor-trailer was seized by Border Control. "The driver, a beneficiary of DACA which has since expired, is now being held in federal custody". This week, True Beale went before U. S. Magistrate Judge Diana Song Quiroga who notified him of the federal charges and ordered that he be held without bond. Read More »

Police warns Kwankwaso to suspend proposed visit to Kano

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A former governor of Kano state and serving senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso said he has put his scheduled visit to Kano state on hold in order to avoid what he termed 'political clash'. It is unacceptable the spurious reasons given by the police leadership in Kano because Senator Kwankwaso and his millions of supporters are law abiding citizens. Read More »

Uncertainty swirls around Puigdemont investiture vote

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Facing charges of sedition and rebellion, Puigdemont was ousted by Madrid as regional president in October and has been living in exile in Brussels since. The tribunal ruled that the ex-Catalan president can not govern from overseas. Mr Torrent said Puigdemont, who is now living is Belgium, remains the only person he will nominate to be president, ahead of a vote in the Catalan parliament. Read More »

Islamic State militants unleash violence on military academy, kill 11

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Talking to reporters at the White House on Monday, Trump condemned the militant group for recent carnage in Kabul and said the United States was not prepared to talk now. On January 20, Taliban men armed with Kalashnikovs and suicide vests attacked the landmark Intercontinental Hotel and killed around 25 people, going from room to room searching for foreigners during the more than 12-hour ordeal. Read More »

North Korea dials back military drills under sanctions strain

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But for economic sanctions to force North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into making meaningful nuclear concessions, let alone to bring a change in North Korea's leadership, the United States and its allies need a long-term strategy to constrain North Korea's economy and make the sanctions bite. Read More »

China dismisses 'absurd' African Union HQ spying declare

Chergui said AU member states are trying to support peace efforts through a high-level committee of Heads of State led by Republic of the Congo President Dennis Sassou Nguesso and AU High Representative for Libya Jakaya Kikwete. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday rejected a French media report that alleged China was spying on the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa . Read More »

Winter weather alert expanded for Western NY for snow, slippery Tuesday commute

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Lehigh Valley kids hoping Tuesday's forecast of snow will result in a day off from school may want to temper their expectations. "Significant travel delays can be expected with snow covered roadways". There is also a chance of snow on Super Bowl Sunday, meteorologists said. Temperatures will peak for the week on Wednesday , reaching in the high 30s. Read More »

Kevin Knox Became that Guy Tonight

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I mean, what team? I was just getting ill. He picked up his third foul with 15:46 remaining, as WVU held a 12-point lead. In a matchup of two of the best offensive rebounding teams in college basketball , it was Kentucky's prowess on the offensive glass that ultimately made the difference as they rebounded a staggering 76.5 percent of their available misses in the second half . Read More »

Melania Trump Is Reportedly 'Furious' Over Payout to Stormy Daniels

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The high frequency of flights - 21 in total - stems from an arrangement that kept the first lady in New York City while her son, Barron Trump, finished the fifth grade. It seemed Melania would rather relax at a spa at Mar-a-Lago than make a public appearance with her husband. Her spokeswoman said in a statement on Sunday that reports about the rocky state of her marriage to Trump are "salacious" and "unrealistic scenarios being peddled daily by the fake news". Read More »