Tuesday January 23-rd, 2018

Twitter announces Tweetstorms: Better and Nicer Threads Twitter announces Tweetstorms: Better and Nicer Threads

The company announced the changes at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in a blog post titled, " Nice Threads ". To stitch a thread , one needed to continue replying to the newest Tweet in their thread until the narrative is complete. "Now, hundreds of thousands...

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent removed from probe called Trump an 'idiot'

Peter Strzok, a veteran FBI counterintelligence agent who was also deeply involved in the investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, was removed over the summer from Mueller's team following the discovery of text mes...

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann Arrested For Domestic Battery And False Imprisonment WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann Arrested For Domestic Battery And False Imprisonment

The Gainesville Police tweeted out Swann's mugshot and the police report, due to the numerous national media requests. He shot to fame with a series of eye-catching performances in last year's Cruiserweight Classic , losing to eventual victor TJ P...

Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon

Protesters carrying Palestinian and Lebanese flags and wearing keffiyeh scarves had gathered outside the embassy compound in the Awkar area north of Beirut to protest against Trump's decision Wednesday to upend decades of US policy and recognize Jer...

Virtual Reality Is Power In The Second Trailer For Ready Player One Virtual Reality Is Power In The Second Trailer For Ready Player One

It's a futuristic take on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory of sorts that's littered with references to pop culture, video games, and other pillars of geek culture. It was basically "look we have this cool character that you care about in this m...

Austria gas plant burns after deadly explosion Austria gas plant burns after deadly explosion

The explosion set off a fire, which operator Gas Connect said was completely extinguished by mid-afternoon. " There are miles of thick, black clouds of smoke ". A UK National Grid spokesman said there was sufficient gas supply to meet demand amid mul...

December 15th ACA deadline looming December 15th ACA deadline looming

In Illinois, some consumers who successfully completed an application for financial assistance through HealthCare.gov got a message saying they would likely be eligible to buy a health plan, "but none are available to you in your area". Kiger and Wil...

Families prepare to celebrate first night of Hanukhah Families prepare to celebrate first night of Hanukhah

Hellenists and Yevanim are the same people, since "Hella" is the Greek word for Greece, and "Yavan" is the Hebrew for the same. The eight-day festival commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabees defeated the Greek r...

Pak PM to attend OIC Summit on in Turkey Pak PM to attend OIC Summit on in Turkey

According to the official, Erdogan is following a pattern of behavior he used in 2010 following the MV Mavi Marmara protest ship incident, in which he rode his confrontational approach to Israel to a position of great popularity in the Arab and Mus...

Virat Kohli marries Anushka Sharma: Couple make the announcement on Twitter Virat Kohli marries Anushka Sharma: Couple make the announcement on Twitter

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have been dating since 2013. Reportedly, "Virushka", as the couple is fondly called, will host a lavish reception in Mumbai in the coming weeks. "Thank you for being such an important part of our journey". Virat ...

Forecast: Blustery with lake snow tonight - Wednesday Forecast: Blustery with lake snow tonight - Wednesday

Lesser amounts, around 5 inches , are in the forecast for the Southtowns and Genesee county. Be very careful if you will be out and about tonight and especially the morning rush Wednesday, as many roads will become slick and snow covered tonight, ...

Wenger Compares Manchester Derby Brawl To Sumo Wrestling, Praises 'Regular Player' Giroud Wenger Compares Manchester Derby Brawl To Sumo Wrestling, Praises 'Regular Player' Giroud

It is hard to take, to see the 100 per cent celebration on the other side. It's always a little bit like an offence. "It's part of the intensity and importance of the games, sometimes it can go a bit overboard". Jack Wilshere believes Arsenal dem...

More Than 50 Congresswomen Demand Probe Into Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations More Than 50 Congresswomen Demand Probe Into Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations

On the Today show , Holvey said she and other accusers were inspired by the #MeToo movement to try again. The White House returned fire, releasing a statement Monday calling the women's allegations politically motivated "false claims".

Lawmakers Defend Sen. Gillibrand After Trump's Tweet Lawmakers Defend Sen. Gillibrand After Trump's Tweet

The New York senator hit back at Trump Tuesday morning, saying that he "cannot silence" her and she will continue to speak out about the shame Trump "has brought on the Oval Office". Yet we blink when it comes to calling for Trump's resignation, for ...

Is the Diego Maradona statue worse than Ronaldo's? Is the Diego Maradona statue worse than Ronaldo's?

He is too good a player. "It's just unbelievable. I have loved coming to Kolkata and I am very happy to be here again", Maradona said. Football icon Diego Maradona has been immortalised in bronze - but many can barely recognise him.

California Firefighters Try To Contain Rapidly Spreading Wildfires California Firefighters Try To Contain Rapidly Spreading Wildfires

As the dry Santa Ana winds that have fuelled the blazes abated slightly, officials lifted evacuation orders for parts of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, and crews started getting the upper hand in containing some major fires. "It's a horror a...

China calls for joint efforts with Russia, India to maintain int'l stability China calls for joint efforts with Russia, India to maintain int'l stability

Releasing the communique at a joint press interaction, Swaraj said, "While discussing terrorism , I put across my view that significant rise in acts of terrorism by terrorist organisations like Taliban, Daesh, al Qaeda and LeT directly undermine wor...

Iran natural disaster latest: Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes Kerman province Iran natural disaster latest: Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes Kerman province

Last month, the same region was struck by a 7.3-magnitude natural disaster that left around 600 dead. President Hassan Rouhani has championed his government's work in bring aid and temporary housing to the victims of the deadly quake, but critics s...

Israeli army destroys tunnel from Gaza Israeli army destroys tunnel from Gaza

Palestinians say the two killed were members of the Al-Quds Brigade, the military wing of Islamic Jihad. Reports from Gaza's Hamas-controlled Health Ministry said Tuesday that two Palestinians were killed in what was described as an assassination b...

Shocking video shows cop shoot dead unarmed man he ordered to 'crawl' Shocking video shows cop shoot dead unarmed man he ordered to 'crawl'

That said , there is suggestion that the man's family will seek to pursue a civil suit after expressing outrage following yesterday's verdict. Shaver , who had been ordered out of his hotel room by police, was commanded to lie facedown in the hal...

Sea of Thieves release date announced, Xbox One/Windows 10 pre-orders open Sea of Thieves release date announced, Xbox One/Windows 10 pre-orders open

We've seen some great Xbox One controllers in latter times, including the Minecraft piggy and the customisable wonders of the Xbox Design Lab , but we have to say that the special limited edition Sea of Thieves Xbox Wireless Controller is our fa...

Former USWNT star Hope Solo says she's running for US Soccer president Former USWNT star Hope Solo says she's running for US Soccer president

She last played in a game when the USA was eliminated by Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympics. She also had her contract terminated, and has not played in the NWSL since. Soccer. Solo, 36, has won one World Cup (in 2015) and two Olympic...

Sensex shot up by 301.09 pts Sensex shot up by 301.09 pts

According to market observers, the upward rally of the equity markets was fuelled by positive hopes of the ruling BJP's win in the critical Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, which will take place in two phases on December 9 and December 14.

India did not behave, drone crashed in Doklam says China India did not behave, drone crashed in Doklam says China

Chinese border troops identified the device and were dealing with the matter in a "professional and responsible manner", the official Xinhua News Agency cited the deputy chief of the Chinese military's Western Theater Command, Zhang Shuili, as saying...

Facing global isolation, White House defends Donald Trump Facing global isolation, White House defends Donald Trump

The president was flanked by his daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism when she married her husband, Jared Kushner, and their three children. That the lamp burned for eight days - the miracle celebrated by Jews around the world on Hannukah, sho...

FBI Director Wray balks at demand to disclose FISA application, Strzok role FBI Director Wray balks at demand to disclose FISA application, Strzok role

Jordan expressed doubts that Strzok was removed from Mueller's team simply because of the anti-Trump text messages. The allegations led to Strzok's removal from the inquiry, and prompted the president to tweet that the FBI's "reputation is in...

Weather warning for snow upgraded to amber Weather warning for snow upgraded to amber

However it will turn very cold, with a widespread frost expected. Snow and ice covering the country may cause risky driving conditions and is likely to cause chaos on United Kingdom roads. Freezing temperatures are expected to cause further disrupt...

U.S. to blame for tensions: N. Korea U.S. to blame for tensions: N. Korea

Our top story this afternoon North Korea and the United Nations have reportedly agreed to hold regular conversations on a variety of issues. During his visit on December 5-8, Feltman met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and Deputy Fore...

Dangal actress Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Air Vistara flight, Watch video Dangal actress Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Air Vistara flight, Watch video

The actor reportedly called out to the cabin crew for help but it was of no use. Air Vistara , the airline she had chosen to travel with, said on Twitter that the staff on the plane did not become aware of the incident until it was on its desc...

United States warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks United States warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks

It is now imperative that the United Nations Security Council admit the state of Palestine with its capital Jerusalem to full membership to the U.N. and for individual states to recognize the state of Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital.

Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel utilizing new strategies Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel utilizing new strategies

Military spokesman Jonathan Conricus said intelligence showed the tunnel belonged to Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip. Although they did not manage to reach civilian areas, the infiltrations caught Israel off guard, killing five soldiers in one attac...

Reflect upon human rights Reflect upon human rights

Today, 69 years after this declaration was established, human rights remain an issue around the planet. How can Human Rights exist when people are paid less or more just due to their gender, women being paid less 25 per cent because they are wome...

Trump Thinks People Should Be Fired for Misrepresenting the Truth on Twitter Trump Thinks People Should Be Fired for Misrepresenting the Truth on Twitter

Mr Weigel's tweeting has previously landed him in hot water with the newspaper, with bosses issuing a reminder to its reporters that their online behaviour is an extension of their professional lives after the journalist branded defeated congressiona...

Reza Zarrab's Ex-Cellmate Accuses Him of Rape Reza Zarrab's Ex-Cellmate Accuses Him of Rape

Mr Zarrab told the court on Thursday that he was transferred from a Brooklyn prison to Federal Bureau of Investigation custody, for protection. Zarrab, 34, ingratiated himself with Jaber, 62, of the Ivory Coast, before beginning his assaults, the s...

'Concealed carry' gun bill undermines NY law, makes us less safe 'Concealed carry' gun bill undermines NY law, makes us less safe

They have attached to it the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act . Recognizing the sovereignty of states' rights has been a mantra of conservative Republicans for generations - it has been used to support racial segregation, voter disenfranchisement a...

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