Thursday March 23-rd, 2017

Japanese PM heading to U.S. naval base in Hawaii

The visit comes six months after Obama visited Hiroshima, becoming the first sitting USA president to visit the site of the US atomic bombing. Earlier this year, Obama became the first sitting American President to visit Hiroshima, the Japanese por...

Iran claims hefty discount for Boeing deal Iran claims hefty discount for Boeing deal

Earlier on December 11, Iran Air finalized a long awaited contract with Boeing, the USA aircraft manufacturer, to purchase 80 passenger planes. Deputy Iranian roads minister, while stressing that the initial contract with Boeing was worth 16.6 bill...

The Christmas holiday effect - more fatal heart attacks The Christmas holiday effect - more fatal heart attacks

This involved looking at the number of deaths during holiday periods (December 25 to January 7), defined as the red dots in the figure below, compared with the expected number of deaths based on an average that includes the surrounding weeks (the bla...

Germany hunts attacker's accomplices, arrests in Tunisia Germany hunts attacker's accomplices, arrests in Tunisia

Amri was the subject of a four-day Europe-wide manhunt after he was suspected of hijacking a truck in Berlin and ploughing into crowds of people at a Christmas market, killing 12 people. Investigators are looking into why Amri went to Italy last week...

Conn. state trooper helps deliver baby on Christmas Eve Conn. state trooper helps deliver baby on Christmas Eve

It happened on Route 2 near exit 5B on the westbound side in Glastonbury. He was close to where the auto had pulled over. "She pushed, and the baby crowned out", he said. "It was a great childbirth". Trooper First Class Greg Capps successfully de...

Palace appoint Sam Allardyce as manager

The 62-year-old is now back in management three months later after taking over at Crystal Palace, agreeing a two-and-a-half-year deal on Friday night. "The strengthening in that area by the club and by Alan has brought a lot of flair to the team and ...

Trump suggests openness to arms race Trump suggests openness to arms race

He also believes the weapons should be off the table but there might be a time when they could be used. The issue came to the public's attention Thursday, when Putin delivered a speech to the Kremlin's Defense Ministry Board in which he vowed t...

Knicks' late comeback attempt falls short as Celtics win Christmas Day showdown

The Knicks turned the ball over 17 times compared to just six turnovers for the Celtics. We'll round up Hornacek's percentage and deem Porzingis available for the Christmas Day tilt after a bruised right knee prevented him from finishing out Thur...

'Gone insane' Gary Holmes arrested shooting Acen King in Arkansas road rage 'Gone insane' Gary Holmes arrested shooting Acen King in Arkansas road rage

A report via Fox 16 told of Holmes being charged on one count of capital murder and two charges of terroristic act. Pictured, Gary Holmes , suspect in the road rage shooting death of three year old boy, Acen King. Steven McClanahan, Little Roc...

Happy Holidays -vs- Merry Christmas: What does Trump think? Happy Holidays -vs- Merry Christmas: What does Trump think?

Do not forget to stay safe and awesome today, and enjoy the day. As the country becomes more diverse and less religiously affiliated, Americans are divided over whether it is more appropriate for stores and businesses to greet customers with "Happy...

Super typhoon Nock-Ten threatens Philippines

SLOWING down yet gaining strength rapidly on the country's eastern seaboard, Typhoon "Nina" will pour its fury on Catanduanes on Christmas Day and Metro Manila and its environs by Monday. Previous Christmas typhoons were Category 2 or 3 storms, acc...

Malaysian bus crash kills 14 people

Nagadevan, 26. Yet another express bus crash has claimed many more lives but it is business as usual, without serious efforts to make such travels safer and no lessons seemed to have been learnt from past tragedies. State Health and Environment exe...

Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Alert Chile Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Alert

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck 225km south-west of Puerto Montt in southern Chile, at a depth of around 15km. No victims were reported . Tsunami waves 1-3 meters above tide level are possible on parts o...

Queen not to attend church at Sandringham as she recovers from cold

Buckingham Palace announced that due to the Queen's illness, she will remain to be situated indoors but will still attend the Christmas festivities that will take place in the morning. "On our own, we cannot end wars or wipe out injustice, but the...

Kh Asif's nuclear threat on fake news is a global news Kh Asif's nuclear threat on fake news is a global news

Web Desk: While responding to a fake news, Pakistani Defence Minister Kh Asif has threatened Israel of a nuclear attack. Pakistan's Minister of Defense made a nuclear threat against Israel after reading a fake news story, The New York Times repo...

Two dead after busload of Tongan students crashes in New Zealand Two dead after busload of Tongan students crashes in New Zealand

The bus went through a barrier on State Highway Two at Wharerata before plunging 100 metres. Police confirmed that one person died as a result of the crash. "As one of the first on the scene of the accident I was in admiration of this group's compo...

Giant WWII bomb forces mass Christmas evacuation Giant WWII bomb forces mass Christmas evacuation

The British bomb was discovered last Tuesday during construction work. Kurt Gribl, the mayor of that German city with nearly 300,000 inhabitants, told the media that unfortunately, because of this situation, the city "is different from what we al...

Weather warning as storm expected to batter Tyrone

The company said the most significant incident resulted from a lightning strike which affected around 13,000 customers in Lewis and Harris, though all homes were reconnected within two hours. The mountains will likely get heavy snow Friday afternoo...

Russian plane bound for Syria crashes into Black Sea Russian plane bound for Syria crashes into Black Sea

A total of 84 passengers and eight crew members were on board the plane when it dropped off of radars minutes after taking off in good weather. A total of 91 people were on board the Tu-154 aircraft, including musicians and media representatives, t...

Hugo Lloris signs new five-and-a-half year Spurs deal

Hugo Lloris' new deal is the clearest sign yet Tottenham are building an exciting future, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino. Speaking about his new deal, Lloris told Spurs TV: "I'm very pleased with this new contract". "I never felt that we ...

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