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Iguanas are falling from trees in Florida Iguanas are falling from trees in Florida
- January 09, 2018

In south Florida, temperatures dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius) on January 3, giving Tallahassee its first measurable snowfall in 28 years. Apparently sea turtles also stiffen up when temperatures fall. Biologists with the wildlife commission have been rescuing sea turtles they have found near shore or in the water. (more...)
Britain should choose hard Brexit if no financial services deal - Farage Britain should choose hard Brexit if no financial services deal - Farage
- January 09, 2018

After the meeting that lasted 30 minutes and was described by one European Union source as "civil", Farage said the French official does not understand why 17.4 million people voted to leave the European Union in 2016. For Barnier, it was an opportunity to demonstrate that his door is open to politicians whatever their views. Mr Barnier is expected to hold meetings with other prominent leave supporters in the coming days. (more...)
Olympics: IOC to host North Korea 2018 Games talks 'midweek'
- January 09, 2018

The North Korean Olympic committee had missed the October 30 deadline to register their participation with the IOC. "On this we have been working with all the stakeholders for quite some time". A total of 2.3 million of the bills sold out less than two weeks after they were issued in November previous year, the first time the country has marked a specific event with paper money rather than coins. (more...)
London paint factory blaze sends smoke across city London paint factory blaze sends smoke across city
- January 09, 2018

They told people they should "avoid the area if possible". Concerned passers-by took to social media to warn others of the blaze, which has been described as a "huge fireball in the sky". 'Looks like a warehouse or something of that size near the north circular at Wembley'. Dhillon said there was a "loud pop ... then we saw a lot of flames suddenly rise up by themselves. (more...)
Dakar 2018: Stage 2 serves up new challenges Dakar 2018: Stage 2 serves up new challenges
- January 09, 2018

Both remaining Hero MotoSports Team Rally riders took a more cautious approach to the stage. India's C S Santosh was placed 28th overall, just behind his Hero MotoSports Team Rally teammate Oriol Mena, after the second stage of the challenging Dakar Rally 2018. (more...)
California expecting heavy rain California expecting heavy rain
- January 09, 2018

California is expecting quite a bit of rain. The extremely dry conditions and high winds previous year led to some of the most destructive blazes at both ends of the state. A storm moved in to the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday, snarling traffic during the morning commute and causing several accidents. No major injuries have been reported. (more...)
Trump's crackdown on immigrants intensifies Trump's crackdown on immigrants intensifies
- January 09, 2018

Democrats have been trying to push for a permanent DACA solution in exchange for funding the government. Trump's border wall is perhaps the most complex of the president's pending campaign promises, and it involves building and buying property in areas where construction would be hard. (more...)
BJP Leader Threatens to Break Jyotiraditya Scindia's Hands, Chop Off His Tongue BJP Leader Threatens to Break Jyotiraditya Scindia's Hands, Chop Off His Tongue
- January 09, 2018

CM Shivraj Singh belongs to the Kirar community. He said : "Agar vo (Scindia) Shivraj ji ke khilaf ungli uthayenge, to hum unke hath tod denge. Agar vo CM ke khilaf bolenge, to hum unki zuban kaat lenge (If he points a finger at the CM, we will break his hands and if he speaks against the CM, we will chop off his tongue)", Radhe Shyam Dhakad was quoted as saying by ANI. (more...)
Chris Christie thinks he'd be president if Trump hadn't run Chris Christie thinks he'd be president if Trump hadn't run
- January 09, 2018

Chris Christie (R) said in a new interview he would have definitely won the 2016 presidential election if President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. I don't think that's what people were really reacting to. He's so direct, he's so blunt. However, in Michael Wolff's controversial new book Fire and Fury , Trump allegedly said that he wanted Christie to serve as either attorney general or chief of staff because Christie would " perform kamikaze acts for him ". (more...)
Man sentenced after marrying woman and her daughter Man sentenced after marrying woman and her daughter
- January 09, 2018

A man charged with marrying a woman in 2015 and marrying her daughter a year later - without first getting a divorce - has entered into a plea agreement. He married Deitrich's daughter, Kaylee Durovick, in September 2016 without having divorced Deitrich, according to the charges. The daughter was 18 at the time of the incident. (more...)
Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal
- January 09, 2018

While the regulations may have survived then, Pai's effort to repeal them in December is now leading to yet another court battle. The net neutrality rules, first approved by the FCC in 2015, require internet service providers like Comcast ( CCZ ) and Verizon (VZ) to treat all online content the same. (more...)
Donald Trump starts his official work day at 11am, leaked documents reveal
- January 09, 2018

A copy of the US President's private schedule leaked to US website Axios suggested Trump arrives at the Oval Office at 11am, before finishing at 4pm. In response to the report, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, 'The time in the morning is a mix of residence time and Oval Office time but he always has calls with staff, Hill members, cabinet members and foreign leaders during this time. (more...)
Pew Survey: Muslims to Outnumber Jews in the United States by 2040 Pew Survey: Muslims to Outnumber Jews in the United States by 2040
- January 09, 2018

But that gap is unlikely to last, the group said in a statement Wednesday, explaining that "our projections suggest that the US Muslim population will grow much faster than the country's Jewish population". In 2013, Pew estimated that there were 4.2 million Jews by religion in America (1.8% of the USA adult population), but 5.3 million Jews if one also counted "Jews of no religion", such as atheists or non-affiliated people raised by a Jewish parent. (more...)
Is this a teaser for an Assassin's Creed Japan location? Is this a teaser for an Assassin's Creed Japan location?
- January 09, 2018

Players will also be able to sell their outfits at weavers shops for extra cash. Players would probably prefer stronger assurance that a New Game+ mode will be added, but the recent revelation from the developers at least offers hope that the feature will be introduced eventually. (more...)
Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist
- January 09, 2018

Former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer, who is seeking the Democratic Party's nomination for governor, said the type of ignorance reflected in Alford's statements had festered in Topeka for too long. Basically, I got called a racist, which I'm really not, and it's just the way people - the interpretation of people. Alford initially refused to comment on the reaction of other legislators to his remark at Saturday's forum. (more...)
First day same-sex couples can say 'I do' First day same-sex couples can say 'I do'
- January 09, 2018

Today is the first day same-sex couples can officially tie the knot across Australia! Immediately couples around the country began say their wedding vows with Australia the 25th country globally to recognise the unions. Andrew Chatterton and James Hemphill, from Adelaide, will marry today. Mr Burns admitted he had not considered marriage until he met Mr Sullivan. (more...)
Germany's Merkel Embarks on New Talks to Form Government Germany's Merkel Embarks on New Talks to Form Government
- January 09, 2018

The SPD reluctantly agreed to exploratory talks and is playing hard-to-get. Tough bargaining will be required on spending and immigration if Martin Schulz's party is to rejoin the coalition which governed from 2013 until an indecisive election past year. (more...)
Timbers welcome new head coach Giovanni Savarese to the Rose City
- January 09, 2018

ESPN first reported the Savarese hiring on December 12. Along with his personality, Paulson and Timbers General Manager and President of Soccer Gavin Wilkinson said that they believe that Savarese, who speaks four languages, will be able to effectively lead Portland's worldwide roster and bring the right vision and style of play to the Timbers. (more...)
Turkey to extend state of emergency for another 3 months Turkey to extend state of emergency for another 3 months
- January 09, 2018

The parliament is to meet on Tuesday to vote on the recommendation, aimed at providing continued measures to secure the rights and freedoms of citizens. Turkish government has since launched a massive crackdown on the supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric living in exile in the USA who is accused of being the mastermind behind the 2016 coup. (more...)
Kiernan Shipka Cast as Lead on Netflix's Upcoming Sabrina Adaptation Kiernan Shipka Cast as Lead on Netflix's Upcoming Sabrina Adaptation
- January 09, 2018

Don't worry, the new series will be completely different than everyone's favorite 2000's comedy starring Melissa Joan Hart . Jon Goldwater - Archie Comics boss - added: "I am thrilled that Kiernan is playing Sabrina and have no doubt that she will embody the strength, courage and boldness that has made the character a fan favourite". (more...)
Firefighters battle fire in upper Manhattan building Firefighters battle fire in upper Manhattan building
- January 09, 2018

Here's a photo from Eyewitness News viewer Richie Nussbaum showing the fire scene from across the river: More than 200 firefighters were working to get the blaze under control. Four of those people injured are city police officers, and one is a city firefighter. In the meantime, Red Cross officials were helping "dozens of affected residents" at a Reception Center set up inside Our Lady of Esperanza Church, located at 624 W. (more...)
2 female Bedouins joined ISIS, planned attack in Israel 2 female Bedouins joined ISIS, planned attack in Israel
- January 09, 2018

The investigation revealed that Rahma and Tasnin al-Assad pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and published articles praising the Islamic State group as well as content inciting terror attacks against Jews and Israelis. (more...)
Trump appears to say he's willing to meet with Mueller's team
- January 09, 2018

According to the Los Angeles Times , the president's eldest daughter spoke to Natalia Veselnitskaya and Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin as they exited Trump Tower following the meeting. Ivanka's possible "involvement"-whether in the meeting itself or, perhaps just generally-is now being explored by investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller ". (more...)
Teachers' Aide Pleads Guilty to Dozens of Child Sex Abuse Charges Teachers' Aide Pleads Guilty to Dozens of Child Sex Abuse Charges
- January 09, 2018

The charges cover conduct that spanned from May 2015 to June 2017, and the 42 victims range from 11 to 17 years old, Covington said. He also had worked as a track coach at La Plata High School . WJLA reports that the 206 assaults included 28 identified victims and 14 unidentified victims. "Some of the crimes appeared to have been committed on school property, and others at his home in Waldorf", the sheriff said. (more...)
Bail denied to accused of Ryan International School murder case Bail denied to accused of Ryan International School murder case
- January 09, 2018

Court had reserved the order on a bail petition on Saturday. The defence counsel claimed the chargesheet in the matter was not filed within one month, as prescribed in the Juvenile Justice Act, and he was not given required documents. However, the court has directed the founders to not leave the country and present themselves before the CBI, as and when they are summoned. However, after persuading the victim's parents, an intervention by the Supreme Court of India, Central Bureau of ... (more...)
Crews working overtime to restore heat in Baltimore schools Crews working overtime to restore heat in Baltimore schools
- January 09, 2018

But new problems developed, including newly burst pipes, even as work crews were repairing the problems that existed last week, school district officials said. Baker III, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Hogan in November, and Kevin Maxwell, Baker's hand-picked schools chief, have not responded adequately to allegations that school officials changed grades so that more students could get their high school diplomas. (more...)
Breastfeeding in Sistine Chapel okay with the Pope Breastfeeding in Sistine Chapel okay with the Pope
- January 09, 2018

During the ceremony that lasted more than two hours, Francis baptised 18 girls and 16 boys, including two pairs of twins. POPE FRANCIS " Don't forget this, it's done in "dialect.' If the 'dialect" is missing, if at home you do not speak the language of love between parents, the transmission of the faith is not so easy, it can not be done. (more...)
Indy Eleven may have no spring soccer season Indy Eleven may have no spring soccer season
- January 09, 2018

Specifically, he says the Armada was losing money, there was uncertainty about where they would play , and the NASL- who owned the team prior to Palmer- wasn't sure what the future would hold for itself. "That said, we believe the change to a fall-to-spring format will be very exciting for American soccer as it will better align the NASL with the best soccer in the world". (more...)
Leechburg police chief accused of unlawful contact with a minor Leechburg police chief accused of unlawful contact with a minor
- January 09, 2018

The attorney general's office on Friday arrested 40-year-old Leechburg Police Chief Michael W. Diebold at a spot in Westmoreland County where he had allegedly hoped to meet up with the girl. Diebold sent inappropriate pictures to the undercover agent and solicited the agent for unlawful sexual contact. " I have never hurt so bad in all my life ", Danielle Diebold said in a statement to local media outlets , which was sent through her sister Sunday night. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to Open Sports Stadiums to Women Saudi Arabia to Open Sports Stadiums to Women
- January 09, 2018

Saudi women are preparing to attend football games for the first time after a ban on families is lifted this weekend. "It was a pretty good win for me in the end", said King. Ziad Al-Turki, chairman of the Professional Squash Association, congratulated Abo al-Naja on her selection via Twitter. Abo al-Naja will play her first round on Monday evening, against France's Camille Serme, the PSA site says . (more...)

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