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Govt to include Bollywood stars in outreach programme over CAA

Govt to include Bollywood stars in outreach programme over CAA An industry insider, who turned down the invite, said it was obvious because "the meeting will be about nonsense", News18 reported. "Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi Chief Minister) misleads people on the CAA". The party has previously adopted this approach to enhance its image. The participants signed a memorandum supporting the CAA and thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian governmen... [Full Article...]

Iran says will no longer abide by nuclear deal

Iran says will no longer abide by nuclear deal European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell urged Iran's foreign minister by phone to work to de-escalate the situation and invited him to Brussels to discuss ways of preserving world powers' 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. A regional political solution was the "only way forward", Borrell said, underlining "the importance of preserving" the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. " Donald Trump's threat to ... [Full Article...]

Five crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

Five crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks Gribble and John Lawler were the only survivors, according to the coast guard. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel, called Scandies Rose , is now operating out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska , and is managed by a Seattle-based company. From 2010 to 2014, there were 66 shipping disasters in Alaskan waters, including sinkings and fires, killing 15 people, the agency said. McKenzie said the Coast Guard s... [Full Article...]

How to make better New Year’s resolutions

How to make better New Year’s resolutions Visit Insider's homepage for more stories . It's that time of year again, when people start picking out their (often) unattainable New Year's resolutions. "Part of it is monitoring your progress". You can go to a relaxing place, a historical sojourn or an adventurous journey, the experience would be absolutely worth it and add to your personality. [Full Article...]

Australia: Thousands trapped as bushfires encircles coastal town

Australia: Thousands trapped as bushfires encircles coastal town On Sunday, after numerous fires began in the larger East Gippsland region, authorities urged residents and vacationers to evacuate , warning that "it is not possible to provide support and aid to all the visitors" in the area. Do not be in their path. ABC News in the USA told readers how "thousands" were at risk due to Australian wildfires. Australia's unprecedented bushfires have bee... [Full Article...]

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook case

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook case The lawsuit arises out of claims Jones made on air that the December 14, 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut at Sandy Hook Elementary was a staged hoax. Since then, Jones has acknowledged the shooting was indeed real and blamed his comments on a "form of psychosis," according to a deposition he gave for a different defamation suit. [Full Article...]

U.S. coast guard: Helicopter with seven on board missing off Hawaii

U.S. coast guard: Helicopter with seven on board missing off Hawaii Solomon Kanoho, the Battalion Chief with the Kauai Fire Department, told a media briefing Friday that ground and air crews were continuing the search for survivors. The plane crashed at the top of a mountain on the island of Kauai, authorities said. Case went on to address the safety regulations surrounding helicopter tours and other small aircraft operations. [Full Article...]

Taliban target Afghan army in country’s south, kill 10

Taliban target Afghan army in country’s south, kill 10 The Taliban did not specify the duration of the cease-fire, though it was suggested the truce would last for 10 days. The Taliban reportedly took responsibility for the attack, which remains under investigation. Chief Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid noted in a statement that internal consultations at the leadership level are now underway to consider a US request for the insurgent group t... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi has a 'duty' to turn over articles of impeachment: GOP

Nancy Pelosi has a 'duty' to turn over articles of impeachment: GOP But critics noted that the White House's refusal to comply with congressional subpoenas was part of the reason why Trump had been impeached. "The Framers set a two-thirds requirement for conviction, because it knew that some impeachments might be pure political exercises". [Full Article...]

Truck bomb at Somalia checkpoint kills 78 people

Truck bomb at Somalia checkpoint kills 78 people He added that Turkey had sent 24 doctors to treat those wounded who would not be evacuated. A number of attacks this year, including one in September on a base where U.S. and some of them burned beyond recognition". The initial report said the explosion happened during rush hour at a busy checkpoint in the city. Somali Foreign Minister Ahmed Awad tweeted that numerous dead were "students wit... [Full Article...]

Plane carrying 100 people crashes near Almaty, Kazakhstan

Plane carrying 100 people crashes near Almaty, Kazakhstan The Fokker 100 aircraft collided with a two-story apartment building in the Almaty Region, Talgar micro district, between the Guldal and Almerek settlements. The aircraft was identified as a Fokker-100, a medium-sized, twin-turbofan jet airliner. A baby was pulled from the wreckage of the Bek Air plane crash . [Full Article...]

At least five dead in small plane crash near Louisiana airport

At least five dead in small plane crash near Louisiana airport Steven Ensminger Jr, son of a coach with the Louisiana State University team, said his wife, Carley McCord , was on the flight and died when it crashed . The plane skid through a parking lot, a field and the plane was engulfed in flames. Local media reported eyewitnesses saying the plane may have hit a powerline before the crash. [Full Article...]

FDA: Tobacco 21 law now in effect

FDA: Tobacco 21 law now in effect The new minimum age by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration applies to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping cartridges. "BIG!" Though he has touted the measure, it remained unclear when the age change would take effect. The FDA has regulated tobacco products since 2009. None of the owners wanted to speak on the record, but several said the FDA's announcement came as a surpris... [Full Article...]

Trump issues warning over 'carnage' in Syria

Trump issues warning over 'carnage' in Syria Syrian and Russian forces have intensified their bombardment of targets in Idlib, the last significant rebel pocket of Syrian resistance, and President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to recapture it. Since Thursday, regime forces have taken control of dozens of towns and villages in southern Idlib following battles with jihadists. The rapid field developments in the Idlib Governorate, northwest of Sy... [Full Article...]

NORAD tracks Santa Claus’ Christmas gift delivering journey around the globe

NORAD tracks Santa Claus’ Christmas gift delivering journey around the globe Claus' important work of spreading Christmas Cheer for all to hear". Instead of reaching Santa, the phone number put kids through to NORAD . For years, the USA military is viewing Santa Claus' tour live every December 24. Most early calls come from Japan and Europe, the Associated Press reports. This year marks the 64th anniversary of NORAD tracking Mr. Claus and his team of all-female ... [Full Article...]

Trump warns Russia, Syria, Iran against killing civilians in Idlib

Trump warns Russia, Syria, Iran against killing civilians in Idlib President Erdogan's spokesman said Russian Federation told Turkey they will try to stop attacks in Idlib . A statement from a representative of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he was "deeply concerned" about the escalation and called for an immediate cessation of hostilities. [Full Article...]

Woman, 2 children dead after being found unconscious near Boston parking garage

Woman, 2 children dead after being found unconscious near Boston parking garage Authorities believe a mother killed herself after her two young children fell from the roof of a Boston parking garage on Christmas Day and died. But Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins did not say if the children fell by accident or were pushed over the edge. [Full Article...]

NZ volcano eruption: Police end search for last 2 victims

NZ volcano eruption: Police end search for last 2 victims The US woman, who also went by the name Mary, had been on Whakaari/White Island with her husband Pratap "Paul" Singh, with both reportedly suffering severe burns in the eruption. Helicopter pilots and boat operators helped the injured off the island immediately after the eruption, but emergency services did not return to the island to recover bodies until four days later because the site remained ... [Full Article...]

Chabad of Yonkers lights large menorah on 2nd night of Hanukkah

Chabad of Yonkers lights large menorah on 2nd night of Hanukkah Jewish families in Westchester marked the second night of Hanukkah Monday. Rabbi Elie Filler led off the ceremony talking about the history of Chanukah. "Even supposing there was barely sufficient olive oil to burn for within the future, by divine windfall, the flames miraculously burned for eight evening", it learn. [Full Article...]

Putin Has Trump's Back On Impeachment - Relationship Raises Eyebrows Again

Putin Has Trump's Back On Impeachment - Relationship Raises Eyebrows Again Asked about the toughest moments of his 20 years in power, Putin named the terrorist attacks on a school in southern Russian Federation and on a Moscow theater. But then it turns out there was no collusion, this can't be the basis for the impeachment. "Well, maybe it could be removed". "Trump wants us to know that Putin has his back". [Full Article...]


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