Vehicle drowning father three times the limit

The only survivor of the tragedy was Mr McGrotty's four-month-old daughter Rioghnach-Ann, who was passed over to a rescuer by her father before he was sucked underwater with the vehicle. John O'Raw said: "I am personally aware probably of three incid... More..

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Rohingya facing ethnic cleansing
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Rohingya facing ethnic cleansing

Almost 620,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar this year for neighbouring Bangladesh , driven out by a military operation in Rakhine State following attacks on police posts on August 25. Washington says that Nobel...More..

Quick Take: Air China Grounds North Korea Route
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Quick Take: Air China Grounds North Korea Route

Pyongyang also said on Wednesday that putting North Korea back on the terrorism blacklist will only strengthen its resolve to further develop the communist country's nuclear weapons programme. "The armistice ag...More..

President Trump assures troops they're 'fighting for something real' in Thanksgiving call
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

President Trump assures troops they're 'fighting for something real' in Thanksgiving call

In the Thanksgiving teleconference, Trump told members of the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division stationed in Afghanistan, "Everybody is talking about the progress you've made in Afghanistan since I opened it up,...More..

Clippers open trade discussions with multiple teams for DeAndre Jordan
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Clippers open trade discussions with multiple teams for DeAndre Jordan

Beverley's absence means that the Clippers will be relying more on guards Austin Rivers and Lou Williams . This was Beverley's first season in LA after being acquired from the Houston Rockets in the massive ...More..

Youth Congress calls Modi 'Chai-wala'; tenders apology, pulls down tweet
by | Friday, November 24, 2017

Youth Congress calls Modi 'Chai-wala'; tenders apology, pulls down tweet

In a political faux pas, Yuva Desh , the official Twitter handle of Youth Congress' online magazine first tweeted and later deleted the meme against PM Modi. Congress' communication department head Randeep Sur...More..

Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Russian Federation admits nuclear leak near site of 1957 disaster

In a statement , the Russian Meteorological Service said that it recorded the release of Ruthenium-106 in the southern Urals in late September and classified it as " extremely high contamination ". "What is no...More..

Russia's Polyus shares down on Kerimov's detention
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Russia's Polyus shares down on Kerimov's detention

His detention prompted angry Russian MPs to pass a resolution branding the arrest a violation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, urging Moscow to press for his release. The billionaire previ...More..

Citizenship crisis claims Nick Xenophon Team's Kakoschke-Moore
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Citizenship crisis claims Nick Xenophon Team's Kakoschke-Moore

Any lawmakers who remain under a cloud after declaring their citizenship status would be referred to the High Court to decide whether they were legally elected. "I have unfinished business as far as I'm concern...More..

Gujarat Assembly polls : Hardik Patel says Congress has accepted Patidar's demands
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Gujarat Assembly polls : Hardik Patel says Congress has accepted Patidar's demands

Talking to the media, Patel said that if Congress comes to power, it will bring in a bill to give reservation to Patidars and will include the same in its upcoming election manifesto. The politically influentia...More..

Indian Actress Deepika Padukone Carries $150000 Bounty on Her Head
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Indian Actress Deepika Padukone Carries $150000 Bounty on Her Head

Sources in State intelligence said that the recent protests in Bengaluru by the Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena, which is at the forefront of the opposition to the film, has increased the perception of threat again...More..

Facebook will soon alert users who liked a Russia-linked page
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Facebook will soon alert users who liked a Russia-linked page

Facebook Inc . will show people which Russian propaganda pages or accounts they've followed and liked on the social network, responding to a request from US senators to address manipulation and meddling durin...More..

Warmer temperatures on busy travel day; near-record heat for Thanksgiving
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Warmer temperatures on busy travel day; near-record heat for Thanksgiving

The highest probability of rain is between 1 and 8 a.m. Wednesday . Wednesday night will be clear and colder with a light northerly breeze and a low of 44 but with wind chills in the upper 30's . Wind will ...More..

Lahore court orders release of 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Lahore court orders release of 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Saeed, along with his aids, Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain were taken into house arrest on 31 January and two extentions have already been made to keep him arrested...More..

Trump Wants Ivanka and Jared Kushner to Return to NY
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

Trump Wants Ivanka and Jared Kushner to Return to NY

To Wright's point, Kushner's "multiple attempts" to wrap up his security clearance forms was labeled as unprecedented by the head of the government agency charged with reviewing the forms, Newsweek reported la...More..

More troopers will be out this holiday week. Here's where they'll be
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

More troopers will be out this holiday week. Here's where they'll be

According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , more people die on the roads during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend due to alcohol-impaired driving than any other holiday. Turnipseed says th...More..

North Korea Defector Regains Consciousness, Footage Shows Getaway Under Fire
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

North Korea Defector Regains Consciousness, Footage Shows Getaway Under Fire

This is the first North Korean defection over the demilitarized zone - as the inter-Korean border is known - since 2007. The department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) targeted one person, 12 shippi...More..

US Navy plane crashes off Japan, 8 rescued
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

US Navy plane crashes off Japan, 8 rescued

Navy . A C-2A Greyhound assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 30 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Nov 17. Their C-2 "Greyhound" transport plane crashed whi...More..

The inevitable LaVar Ball vs. Donald Trump war of words is here
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The inevitable LaVar Ball vs. Donald Trump war of words is here

The younger Ball, along with fellow freshmen Jalen Hill and Cody Riley, aren't with the rest of the No. 23 Bruins, who are in Kansas City to play in the Hall of Fame Classic on Monday and Tuesday. The case drew...More..

Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Kashmir: At least three LeT militants killed in Kupwara district

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and an army soldier were killed in two encounters in Kupwara area Tuesday even as the operation against militants in one of the operations is ongoing. Another Jammu and Kashmir ...More..