Wednesday March 29-th, 2017

Vietnam says China landed plane on disputed island Vietnam says China landed plane on disputed island

China has asserted its claim over almost the entire South China Sea and has built man-made islands on seven reefs, including Fiery Cross. Jose added that Beijing's latest actions raise tensions in the disputed West Philippine Sea or South China Sea...

El Nino storms slam drought-parched California El Nino storms slam drought-parched California

Light rain started falling throughout the region on Monday, but more powerful thunderstorms are likely to reach the place with at least two more systems anticipated on Thursday and Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) informed that the heavi...

Beijing sea flight test on disputed island draws rebukes from United States, neighbors Beijing sea flight test on disputed island draws rebukes from United States, neighbors

The United States has expressed alarm over China's island-making in the disputed waters and deployed a guided missile destroyer near Subi Reef in October to challenge Beijing's claim of sovereignty in the waters around the artificial islands.

South China Sea dispute: China rejects Vietnam protest over flight test South China Sea dispute: China rejects Vietnam protest over flight test

Hanoi's Foreign Ministry informed that Vietnam handed a protest note to China's embassy and asked China not to repeat the action. The spokeswoman also said a civil aircraft was used to conduct the test, and that China hoped it could continue "susta...

US service member killed, 2 wounded in Afghanistan attack US service member killed, 2 wounded in Afghanistan attack

Shoffner, a spokesman for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization mission in Afghanistan, adding "our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of those involved". "The second landed, but struck a wall and damaged its rotor blades, and r...

Kim Kardashian shares first picture of Saint West Kim Kardashian shares first picture of Saint West

Fans of the Kardashian-Jenner family were excited at the news of Saint's first photo, but many expressed disappointment to find out we only get to see his tiny fingers. Though both mum and baby are happy and healthy, the Keeping Up with the Kardashi...

Islamic State loses key dam in Syria Islamic State loses key dam in Syria

The real ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi released a message to recruit Muslim fighters around the world. The tap was  posted  on Twitter accounts that usually publish Islamic State statements. After the Daesh leader asked Muslims to heed yet another...

Kylie Jenner, Tyga Still Together, Couple Spotted On New Year Ski Holiday

Although Tyga doesn't seem to appear on the reality star's feed, the pair were spotted out and about town together, with sources telling E! A fan posted a photo of the couple on Twitter. and totally disses his exes (ahem, Blac Chyna) by referring to ...

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Speaks Out After Sex Assault Charge Bill Cosby's Lawyer Speaks Out After Sex Assault Charge

Speaking on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, attorney Monique Pressley said Cosby has been unjustly accused, but is in good spirits and will be exonerated. "A prosecutor's job is to follow the evidence wherever it takes us, and sometimes that means whene...

Seoul-Tokyo pact on comfort women angers many Seoul-Tokyo pact on comfort women angers many

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday called on her people to support the deal on wartime sex slavery brokered with Japan on Monday. At a care home in Seoul where some former wartime sex slaves live, senior Foreign Ministry official Li...

Drug war: Killed Mayor in Mexico after a day in the Office Drug war: Killed Mayor in Mexico after a day in the Office

Cartels seeking to control communities and towns have often targeted local officials and mayors in Mexico. Police pursued and exchanged gunfire with the armed men, killing two of them. A study released in 2015 by the Citizen Council for Public Safe...

Putin gifts Mahatma Gandhi's notes, Bengal sword to Modi Putin gifts Mahatma Gandhi's notes, Bengal sword to Modi

Thirdly, he said both sides were moving forward on the India-Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement. While flying to Kabul from Moscow post midnight last night, an all satisfied PM tweeted, " Goodbye Russia.,.I, leave with a great sense of sa...

Google Chrome filter blocks Trump stories Google Chrome filter blocks Trump stories

Because the best way to react to someone you don't like is to quickly bury your head under a virtual blanket and just pretend he's not there at all. Here's help, courtesy " Trump Filter ". Spectre said he was not commissioned by anyone to develop the...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made short visit to Pakistan

In a Mann Ki Baat session that was beamed across TV, radio, internet and even on the official Narendra Modi apps, Prime Minister spoke about his new pet project, "Start-up India, Stand-up India" - the project, which will be launched in January next y...

Netflix makes first episode of 'Making a Murderer' show free on YouTube Netflix makes first episode of 'Making a Murderer' show free on YouTube

Manitowoc County's sheriff says his department is receiving a lot of messages and calls, following the release of a documentary on Steven Avery . Two years later, Avery and his nephew were arrested and convicted of murdering Teresa Halbach.

Fire breaks out at Dubai hotel near Burj Khalifa, many injured Fire breaks out at Dubai hotel near Burj Khalifa, many injured

According to the sources the building was evacuated and 14 people suffered minor injuries. It said the blaze had started on the 20th floor, on the outside of the tower, and that internal fire-fighting systems were operating to try to prevent it g...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'solely cares about himself,' says former Paris Saint Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'solely cares about himself,' says former Paris Saint

PSG manager Laurent Blanc said this week that he does not expect too much movement in the January transfer window and Ibrahimovic has now dismissed talk that that he could make a premature exit from the French capital.

Watch live stream of New Year's Eve 2016 Times Square Ball Drop Watch live stream of New Year's Eve 2016 Times Square Ball Drop

If you are going to be near a television on New Year's Eve, the festivities will be broadcast on ABC and NBC . "People should feel safe this New Year's Eve because we're there". Officials have said there was no credible threat to the city but th...

King of Nelson Mandela's clan jailed for 12 years in South Africa King of Nelson Mandela's clan jailed for 12 years in South Africa

He was sentenced to 15 years in 2009, but he went on to appeal resulting in the Supreme Court reducing his sentence to 12 years after it dropped the culpable homicide charge. On Wednesday, he sought to urgently extend his bail, but a high court judge...

Dubai fire: What we know about The Address Hotel

ET). The BBC reported that black smoke and burning debris could be seen as firefighters arrived at the scene. It was not immediately clear if anyone has been wounded in the blaze. Al Bayan, a daily newspaper in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), rep...

Fire at Dubai Address Hotel Fire at Dubai Address Hotel

Video showed orange tentacles of flames swirling up the outside of several stories at the high-rise hotel's midsection. Organizers had installed 400,000 LED lights on the Burj Khalifa and used some 1.6 tons of fireworks for the seven-minute extra...

Fire breaks out near Dubai's New Year's fireworks display

New Year's Eve in Dubai has become one of the most sought after activities backed by a series of events and entertainment for all. A Reuters correspondent saw police evacuating a viewing area near the base of the Burj Khalifa, where tourists and ...

Young unmarried couple brutally caned in Indonesia for 'affectionate contact' Young unmarried couple brutally caned in Indonesia for 'affectionate contact'

In September, 34 people were caned in public in Aceh province. The young Acehnese woman grabs her shoulder in pain. Following his whipping, four men were brought to the stage, each guilty of gambling. Also being caned was Wahyudi Saputra, 23, the m...

EPL 2015: Per Mertesacker salutes Arsenal's new flexible game plans

For those familiar with the transfer dealings of Arsenal , they will never forget the summer of 2013 when Wenger defied his transfer market odds, shattered his transfer market record and signed the mesmeric, eagled eyed and inch-perfect passer of ...

Ontario ticket wins big Lotto Max jackpot

The lottery's grand prize was last won December 12, when a ticket worth $14.5-million was held by someone in Alberta. Eight winners are residents in Ontario, three are in Quebec and there is one in the Prairies. One ticket sold in Mississauga worth...

Germany: NATO to send surveillance planes to Turkey Germany: NATO to send surveillance planes to Turkey

Defense Ministry spokesman Boris Nannt stressed Monday, December 28 that the deployment will be a "purely defensive measure" and said military planning is now underway. December 18 to provide  Turkey  with increased air defense, in view of the volati...

Protest organizer: Mall of America 'decoy' for protest that moved to airport Protest organizer: Mall of America 'decoy' for protest that moved to airport

Police made at least four arrests as hundreds of protesters with the Black Lives Matter movement briefly shut stores at the sprawling Mall of America and blocked traffic at Minneapolis airport Wednesday, officials and reports said. Several stores i...

Our government is 'aap ki sarkar': PM Narendra Modi to Dalit entrepreneurs Our government is 'aap ki sarkar': PM Narendra Modi to Dalit entrepreneurs

Though the Reserve Bank of India was conceived by Dr. Ambedkar, getting a bank loan is a herculean task for Dalit youth who have no assets, land or farm, the PM stressed. In this context, he mentioned the loans being given under the Pradhan Mantri Mu...

Farewell to Lindsey Graham and His Dream of a 'Rotating' First Lady Farewell to Lindsey Graham and His Dream of a 'Rotating' First Lady

Still, Graham's campaign wasn't a complete bust. Graham didn't mention the ballot deadline in his video  but argued that his campaign had shaped the GOP debate regarding military intervention and the fight against the Islamic State terrorist gro...

Rare winter flood threatens homes, closes interstates in Missouri, Illinois Rare winter flood threatens homes, closes interstates in Missouri, Illinois

About 520 people live in West Alton, which is near the convergence of the Missouri and MS rivers. Joseph Leahy of St. Louis Public Radio, citing the governor's office, reports that 12 of the flood-related deaths were caused by vehicles being swept ...

Joe Scarborough 'Confused' by Donald Trump's Response to His Tough Questioning Joe Scarborough 'Confused' by Donald Trump's Response to His Tough Questioning

President Vladimir Putin was both cordial and coarse in his year-end news conference Thursday , saying the US and Russian Federation have narrowed their differences on Syria and share the same view of how to settle the conflict. "I don't know if the...

2 arrested after police find dead children in Northern California storage unit 2 arrested after police find dead children in Northern California storage unit

He has been described as a "companion" of Huntsman, 39. The 9-year-old girl was found Friday in a parked vehicle in Plumas County and is now in the hospital. Redding police discovered that Huntsman and Curiel traveled between Salinas, Redding, Dunn...

Donald Trump Tweets at Hillary Clinton: 'Be Careful' Donald Trump Tweets at Hillary Clinton: 'Be Careful'

Trump is a master showman/entertainer, and, as a friend of Clinton behind closed doors, his open arrogance and insults suggest a scenario of a mutual agreement. "She lost, I mean she lost", he said, apparently turning the noun " schlong " - a penis -...

Obama likely to approve sale of frigates to Taiwan this week Obama likely to approve sale of frigates to Taiwan this week

It was not clear what impact Chinese actions might have on the firms. It is set to include two US Navy frigates and 12 AAV-7  amphibious assault vehicles , and the package is also to include Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and Javelin and TOW anti-t...

John McCain slams Donald Trump for ' John McCain slams Donald Trump for '

It's never been proven that he's killed anybody". "I think it was despicable if that took place, but I haven't seen any evidence that he killed anybody in terms of reporters ", Trump said. "There are many allegations he was behind the killing ...

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