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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $343 million for Tuesday drawing

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $343 million for Tuesday drawing The Saturday jackpot was initially estimated at $384 million (or a $242.9 million cash value), the fourth time this year the prize value hit the $300 million mark. The odds of picking the correct numbers on five white balls and one yellow ball in the Mega Millions game are one in 259 million. The jackpot for the twice-weekly game has grown since the holders of two lucky tickets split a $42 milli... [Full Article...]

USA crude prices hold above $60 a barrel

USA crude prices hold above $60 a barrel Worldwide benchmark Brent crude futures ended the year with a 17 percent rise, supported by ongoing supply cuts by top producers OPEC and Russian Federation as well as strong demand from China. The Forties was shut down in early December to fix hairline cracks, which sent Brent soaring as the pipeline supplies some 450,000 bpd of crude oil to the UK. [Full Article...]

Iran unrest: Nine more killed in overnight clashes

Iran unrest: Nine more killed in overnight clashes The protest began last Thursday in the city of Mashhad , initially against price rise and corruption, but have since spread amid wider anti-government sentiment. Iran's exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi told the Associated Press in April, "This regime is simply irreformable because the nature of it, its DNA, is such that it can not". [Full Article...]

NCP wants Triple Talaq Bill be referred to Select Committee

NCP wants Triple Talaq Bill be referred to Select Committee Even as the Opposition gets ready to battle treasury benches over the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha, the government is clear that the proposed law offers all avenues of justice redressal to Muslim women subjected to instant divorce. [Full Article...]

Twins born minutes apart, but have birthdays in different years

Twins born minutes apart, but have birthdays in different years But her boy Joaquã was born just before the New Year, and daughter Aitana was born 16 minutes into 2018. Flores had the second of the twins at 12:16 a.m. I've never had the opportunity to do anything like that before". The timing of the birth cam as an extra surprise, as the twins weren't due for another three weeks. [Full Article...]

Trump Accuses Former Clinton Aide of Failing to Follow Security Protocols

Trump Accuses Former Clinton Aide of Failing to Follow Security Protocols Trump's tweet: "Crooked Hillary Clinton's top aid, Huma Abedin, has been accused of disregarding basic security protocols. She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents", Trump said in a Twitter message. "She would use these accounts if her (State) account was down or if she needed to print an email or document". Years after that apparent security breach, hackers gained acces... [Full Article...]

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli wish New Year from South Africa

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli wish New Year from South Africa After a fairy tale wedding in Italy to honeymoon in Finland and even grand receptions in Delhi and Mumbai , the newlyweds are living it up in style. Kohli has been out and about with his teammates and their families in Cape Town, where the first Test will be played. Following the three-match Test series, the two sides will head in for the limited-overs format - six ODIs and three T20Is. [Full Article...]

12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx

12 injured as fire burns through building in the Bronx But fire officials say almost two dozen people, including that man and his family, have been displaced by the blaze. The others were described as minor. One woman ran down the hall banging on doors to try and get her neighbors out. One resident said he fled the building with no shirts and no shoes - only his three young children. [Full Article...]

AfD politician faces criminal investigation over 'barbarian Muslim gang-raping hordes' tweet

AfD politician faces criminal investigation over 'barbarian Muslim gang-raping hordes' tweet Due to violation of the social media website's rules, Twitter temporarily suspended Storch's account for 12 hours. If prosecutors deem there is sufficient grounds to launch an official criminal investigation against von Storch, they would first have to ask parliament to suspend her immunity before proceeding with a case. [Full Article...]

As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers'

As protests persist, Rouhani warns Iran will respond to 'lawbreakers' The protests have put pressure on the clerical leaders in power since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Trump has repeatedly voiced support of the protests, while slamming Iran for funding terrorist organizations. The government said it would temporarily restrict access to the Telegram messaging app and Instagram . There were reports that internet mobile access was blocked in some areas. [Full Article...]

NK: South proposes Olympics delegation talks

NK: South proposes Olympics delegation talks Mr. Kim said the Olympics would "serve as a good chance to display our Korean people's grace toward the world". "The government proposes the North to hold high level inter-Korean government talks at the Peace House of Panmunjom in consideration that the Winter Olympics is about a month away and to discuss related matters such as the participation of North Korea's delegation in the PyongChang O... [Full Article...]

Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies

Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies The demonstrations, the largest since Iran's disputed 2009 presidential election, initially started Thursday over economic issues. So far, authorities have not released a nationwide figure for arrests. "The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years", he wrote. They are hungry for food & for freedom. "The guy who is totally against the Iranian nation has no right to sympathize with Ir... [Full Article...]

CM Fadnavis on Koregaon-Bhima riot: Don't believe in rumours; orders probe

CM Fadnavis on Koregaon-Bhima riot: Don't believe in rumours; orders probe The police have enforced prohibitory orders in some areas and schools and colleges have been shut. As of publishing this, rail services have resumed and traffic on Eastern Express Highway has normalised. Fadnavis also targeted mischievous elements indulging in rumour mongering through the social media and said action would be taken against such persons. [Full Article...]

The Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Shares Bought by ING Groep NV

It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Veritas Asset Management Llp increased its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) by 44.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 102.75 million shares or 3.97% more from 98.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. On Tuesday, September 12 the insider AMBROSEO JOHN sold $6.25M. [Full Article...]

YO Girl Among Victims Identified In Hawkesbury River Seaplane Crash

YO Girl Among Victims Identified In Hawkesbury River Seaplane Crash But investigators have offered no clues to the cause of the crash that killed the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers. Mr Richard Cousins , 58, CEO of the British-based catering and food services giant, died alongside Ms Emma Bowden , 48, Heather Bowden , 11, Mr Edward Cousins , 23, and Mr William Cousins , 25, according to Detective Superintendent Mark Hutchings from... [Full Article...]

Flood Warning For Clare As Storm Eleanor Approaches

Flood Warning For Clare As Storm Eleanor Approaches Tuesday will be relatively mild for this time of year, with top temperatures of 13 degrees. A windy afternoon is forecast for Kildare as Storm Eleanor is predicted to hit the county early this evening. Southwest to west winds of mean speeds 65 to 80 km/h, gusting to 110 to 130 km/h., are expected, as well as very high seas along Atlantic coasts, with a risk of coastal flooding. [Full Article...]

Chicago's bitter cold New Year's Day marks coldest on record

Chicago's bitter cold New Year's Day marks coldest on record The wind chill could drop to minus 40 degrees or lower as well. On New Year's Day, a high of 9 is predicted, with a low of minus 5 expected that night and wind chill values as low as minus 18. Bitter cold will remain in Charlotte for the next week, and the National Weather Service warned Monday that pipes may freeze. "Make sure you wear a hat and gloves". [Full Article...]

Protester opens fire on police in Iran, kills 1 injures 3

Protester opens fire on police in Iran, kills 1 injures 3 Videos circulated online of protesters fleeing tear gas and water cannons, while others confronted police. Separately, and following reports about the suspension of the internet service in several cities, the Amad News channel, which played a leading role in mobilizing the people to protest in the streets, said the United States may launch a satellite that provides free services for internet u... [Full Article...]

'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong

'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong Choi met North Korea's sports official Mun Woong in China on December 18 on the sidelines of a global youth football tournament where North and South Korea soccer teams competed, the Dong-A Ilbo newspaper reported. from a position of equality as a nuclear state. "Its entity as an invincible power can neither be undermined nor be stamped out". Mullen, who chaired the Joint Chiefs from 2007 to... [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq Bill In Rajya Sabha Tomorrow, Government Tries For Consensus

Triple Talaq Bill In Rajya Sabha Tomorrow, Government Tries For Consensus Meanwhile, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday attacked the Congress for its "confused" stand on the Triple Talaq Bill and wanted to know why it was sad while the Muslim women were happy. Farhana on Monday urged all parties to support the Bill in the upper house, adding that the punishment of three years would be a credible deterrence. [Full Article...]


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