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Forest hero Lichaj promised a dog for a hat-trick Forest hero Lichaj promised a dog for a hat-trick
- January 09, 2018

Arsenal are regressing under Wenger". “When you dont win the selection is always questioned. “I believe we had an experienced team – eight or nine internationals. Wenger, serving a touchline ban, was forced to watch powerless from the stands as Rob Holding conceded a penalty that teenager Ben Brereton converted in the 64th minute to stretch the home sides lead to 3-1. (more...)
Hancock named United Kingdom culture secretary Hancock named United Kingdom culture secretary
- January 09, 2018

United Kingdom prime minster Theresa May has appointed Matt Hancock MP as the new secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport. In December, local regulatory the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) revealed it would publish its findings in mid-January, rather than the initial date of December 18. (more...)
Probe launched into Grace Mugabe's PhD capped by husband Robert Mugabe Probe launched into Grace Mugabe's PhD capped by husband Robert Mugabe
- January 09, 2018

Mrs Mugabe was personally capped by her husband and then-president Robert Mugabe, who was also the chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe. PhDs typically require several years of full-time research and writing. In November 2017, Robert Mugabe fired then-vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, a move that was seen as opening the way for his wife's succession. Grace was routinely accused of extravagant spending on luxury clothes and worldwide travel, and of involvement in corrupt land deals. (more...)
Police arrest 200 gangsters in blow to Italian mafia Police arrest 200 gangsters in blow to Italian mafia
- January 09, 2018

Italian prosecutors said the Italian suspects were accused of mafia association, attempted murder, extortion, money-laundering and illegal weapons possession, among other charges. Italy's paramilitary Carabinieri said the operation had dismantled a major clan within the group, which is believed to dominate the cocaine trade in Europe from its base in the southern Calabria region. (more...)
Toby Young stands down from Office for Students role after sexism controversy
- January 09, 2018

Young stepped down amid a public backlash over offensive comments he'd made in the past about gay men, women's breasts and disabled children. Announcing his resignation on The Spectator's website, Mr Young said his appointment to the university regulator "has become a distraction from its vital work of broadening access to higher education and defending academic freedom". (more...)
Triangle of enemies behind recent unrest in Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei Triangle of enemies behind recent unrest in Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei
- January 09, 2018

Rejecting claims that Iran is afraid of the USA power, Ayatollah Khamenei made a reference to the past events and the way people kicked the U.S. out of Iran in the 1970s and said Iran even forced the United States to leave the entire region in recent years. (more...)
Campus sued over security cost for Spencer visit Campus sued over security cost for Spencer visit
- January 09, 2018

Spencer's campus tour organizer is suing the University of Cincinnati's president, saying the school wouldn't rent space for Spencer to speak on campus unless a almost $11,000 security fee was paid. Padgett's court filing notes that there is legal precedent that it is unconstitutionally discriminatory for a speaker to be required to pay for security due to the controversial nature of their speech or due to the community's hostile reaction to the same. (more...)
Top Hamas Official in Gaza Wounded in Mysterious Shooting Top Hamas Official in Gaza Wounded in Mysterious Shooting
- January 09, 2018

Al-Alami has held several important positions within Hamas. He lived in exile for more than 20 years but returned to Gaza in 2012. On Tuesday afternoon, Senior Hamas officials including Hamas Politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh and Hamas Chief in Gaza Yahya Sinwar visited Alami in the intensive care unit in Gaza City's Shifa Hospital, Gaza-based media reported. (more...)
Trump Administration Tells 200000 Salvadorans To Leave Or Get Deported Trump Administration Tells 200000 Salvadorans To Leave Or Get Deported
- January 09, 2018

The " temporary protected status ", as it is known, lasts for about two years before needing to be renewed. The Salvadorans were granted TPS after a pair of 2001 earthquakes slammed the country. The El Salvadoran Committee in Harrisonburg said it will continue to urge officials at the local, state and federal level to restore the status. "(Monday's decision) is a test of whether she properly reflects the Trump campaign's commitment to the people on these issues", said Dan Stein, president of ... (more...)
Snow paints red sand dunes of Sahara desert a wondrous white Snow paints red sand dunes of Sahara desert a wondrous white
- January 09, 2018

In summer, the Sahara Desert is one of the hottest places on Earth. While the town only saw an inch or so of snow , it fell much deeper on sand dunes on the outskirts. In February of 1979, Ain Sefra experienced 30 minutes of snowfall in a solitary day. Surrounded by Atlas Mountains and located 1000 metres above sea level, this however is not the first tryst with snow for Ain Sefra. (more...)
Spanish prisoner presumed 'dead' found snoring shortly before autopsy Spanish prisoner presumed 'dead' found snoring shortly before autopsy
- January 09, 2018

His family says that his body was marked for a post-mortem examination. Jimenez was kept in cell number 8, which was in one of the most menacing sections of the jail, the Diari de Girona reported . He was bagged up and taken to the Institute of Legal Medicine in Oviedo for an autopsy after being pronounced dead at the scene - and his loved ones informed. (more...)
Bama's Mekhi Brown Delivers VICIOUS Clothesline Tackle On Georgia Player Bama's Mekhi Brown Delivers VICIOUS Clothesline Tackle On Georgia Player
- January 09, 2018

With Georgia leading Alabama, 20-10, Brown was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after he appears to throw a punch. That apparently didn't sit well with Brown, because it appeared as if Brown went after a staffer on the sideline. Brown lashed out at a UGA player, punching him squarely in the head before being pushed away by a teammate. Brown remained in the game, making a clothesline tackle on a fourth-quarter kickoff return by Georgia's Mecole Hardman , setting off a raucous celebration ... (more...)
East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds becomes Education Secretary East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds becomes Education Secretary
- January 09, 2018

She has quickly bounced back into a cabinet-level job after losing her seat in 2015 and then parachuting into a safe constituency previous year. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's title has been updated as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. (more...)
Syrian Military Reports Israeli Missile Strikes Syrian Military Reports Israeli Missile Strikes
- January 09, 2018

At 2:40 a.m. local time (0040 GMT), Israeli warplanes fired several missiles from inside the Lebanese airspace on the Syrian area of Qutaifa in the countryside of the capital Damascus, said the statement, adding that the Syrian air defenses responded by hitting one of the Israeli warplanes. (more...)
He set a spider on fire. But the spider got even He set a spider on fire. But the spider got even
- January 09, 2018

A caregiver for one of the men living in the apartment described the spider as "a huge wolf spider". The flaming spider reportedly scurried onto some bedding, setting it ablaze. Once the drapes started to go, they couldn't contain the fire with the hose. Now, the residents inside that apartment are forced to find another place to go. (more...)
All learners will be placed: Lesufi All learners will be placed: Lesufi
- January 09, 2018

He however said that due to the additional financial cost of accepting additional learners‚ his department had to consult with the Provincial Treasury to provide additional financial resources. Speaking to News24, Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) CEO Paul Colditz said Gauteng experiences the same problem every year, but added that he was hopeful that all pupils would be placed. (more...)
Karan Singh Grover's sweetest birthday wish for Bipasha Basu Karan Singh Grover's sweetest birthday wish for Bipasha Basu
- January 09, 2018

Bipasha and Karan, colour-coordinated in black, posed for a cute picture with red balloons hanging on top. Hubby Karan Singh Grover was by her side as the actress followed a birthday ritual but seems, it was hard for him to take his eyes off her. (more...)
Wawrinka, Nadal give Australian Open huge boost Wawrinka, Nadal give Australian Open huge boost
- January 09, 2018

Federer will be joined by 2008 Australian Open champion, and five-time Grand Slam singles champion, Maria Sharapova. "I'm really, really happy to be back on the Tour and seeing the sun", Wawrinka told reporters, as quoted on Reuters . I've watched him practise. The Spaniard had also been battling a knee injury and had not played since the season-ending ATP Tour Finals in London. Australian former world No. (more...)
China Plans New Naval Base in Pakistan China Plans New Naval Base in Pakistan
- January 09, 2018

He also added that it could be a backup plan in response to the Indo-Pacific strategy of the U.S. and its allies and that if the USA and its allies push their Indo-Pacific strategy to the extreme, China will surely carry out a plan with Pakistan to ensure the security of sea routes. (more...)
Train Crash Leaves Over 200 Injured Train Crash Leaves Over 200 Injured
- January 09, 2018

Mofokeng said officials were still clearing the railway lines and the train services had in the interim been suspended. Both trains had commuters on board and were headed for Springs. The Johannesburg emergency medical services were on the scene to assist Ekurhuleni emergency services in Germiston. The incident came after a deadly crash last week between a truck and a train in Free State province that killed 19 people and wounded hundreds others. (more...)
Oprah 'actively considering' running for president after gripping speech Oprah 'actively considering' running for president after gripping speech
- January 09, 2018

DeMille Award for lifetime achievement and had the audience in tears as she shared her hope for a society where "nobody ever has to say, 'Me too, ' again". Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard called Winfrey's speech "the most extraordinary and inspiring moment" he had ever seen at an awards show. (more...)
Fire breaks out at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, Watch Fire breaks out at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, Watch
- January 09, 2018

President Trump was in Washington, D.C., at the time of the fire, The Associated Press reports . Trump's primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration almost a year ago. "The men and women of the # FDNY are true heroes and deserve our most honest thanks and praise!" The Fire Department said the fire was not inside the building, but on top of it. (more...)
Netanyahu's son under fire after 'strip club' tape Netanyahu's son under fire after 'strip club' tape
- January 09, 2018

In a recorded conversation from 2015 that was aired on Monday evening on Channel 2 News, Yair Netanyahu, son of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, alluded to his father helping gas tycoon Kobi Maimon in a deal worth billions of United States dollars and spoke about strippers and his former girlfriend in an offensive manner. (more...)
Atkins: Clock ticking on DACA deal Atkins: Clock ticking on DACA deal
- January 09, 2018

It's not the first time Trump has argued that such partnerships simply don't work - but such arrangements were nevertheless part of a detailed proposal presented by White House economic adviser Gary Cohn at Camp David on Saturday. Wall funding wasn't included in a stopgap year-end funding bill, nor was it ever considered when Democrats thought they'd struck a deal on DACA with Trump this fall. (more...)
This Indian-origin woman did not wear black to the Golden Globes This Indian-origin woman did not wear black to the Golden Globes
- January 09, 2018

Barbara Meier , a German fashion model, was one of three women who chose not to wear black to the Golden Globes on Sunday (January 7), and now she's explaining why. The men who wore black suits or tuxedoes included Chris Hemsworth, Aziz Ansari , Zac Efron, Ewan McGregor, Keith Urban and Kit Harrington . So she would be appalled if I were to [have] worn black. (more...)
Bayliss to step down as England coach in 2019 Bayliss to step down as England coach in 2019
- January 09, 2018

Their away form in particular has been shoddy with a 4-0 defeat to Australia in the Ashes following a 4-0 defeat to India and a 1-1 draw with Bangladesh last winter. We were outplayed by a good team in their home conditions. We've known for a couple of years that we have been three or four performing players short of a very, very good team. (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates PIO Parliamentary Conference in New Delhi PM Modi inaugurates PIO Parliamentary Conference in New Delhi
- January 09, 2018

In an aside, PM Modi said that India's relations with Asean countries are going from strength to strength and this will be evident at the upcoming Republic Day parade. "When Prime Minister goes to G-20, he brings black money to centre stage and takes courageous decisions like demonetisation and the GST back home", she said. (more...)
Bangladesh records lowest ever 2.6 degrees at Tetulia Bangladesh records lowest ever 2.6 degrees at Tetulia
- January 09, 2018

The latest forecast shows Dinajpur as the coldest district: 4.8 degrees Celsius. During daytime today, the maximum temperature is expected to reach 20.4 degrees Celsius. Mild to medium cold waves are sweeping across Srimangal, Comilla, Chittagong, Noakhali and other areas of Mymensingh, Barisal, Dhaka and Khulna divisions. (more...)
Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January -White House Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January -White House
- January 09, 2018

Netanyahu made nearly identical comments about dismantling UNRWA in June - a message he said at the time he had conveyed to the USA ambassador to the United Nations. " UNRWA is mandated by the General Assembly to continue with its services until a just and lasting solution is found for the Palestine refugees ", Gunness said in a statement. (more...)
Five workers severely wounded at Navi Mumbai Airport construction site Five workers severely wounded at Navi Mumbai Airport construction site
- January 09, 2018

Through its subsidiary, Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd, GVKPIL holds 74 per cent equity shares in the proposed Navi Mumbai Airport Ltd with Cidco holding the balance 26 per cent. "This means that CIDCO has given us the authority to go ahead and build the airport", said a spokesperson from GVK. With this company three major agreements namely, concessions agreement, State government's support agreement and stakeholders agreement were signed in the programme. (more...)

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