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Japanese military helicopter crashes into house - HUGE fire breaks out Japanese military helicopter crashes into house - HUGE fire breaks out
- February 05, 2018

One crew member was confirmed dead and another was missing Monday after a Japanese military helicopter crashed in a residential area in the southwest of the country, reportedly injuring a local girl and setting a home on fire. The Defense Ministry said the helicopter was trying to land after the crew reported some irregularities. Keiichiro Tabaru, a 21-year-old resident who was doing farm work about 3 kilometers away, said, "I didn't expect a helicopter would crash. (more...)
Iran's Presidential Guard Shoots, Wounds Man Carrying Large Blade Iran's Presidential Guard Shoots, Wounds Man Carrying Large Blade
- February 05, 2018

Iran's official IRNA news agency reported the 35-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident and placed under arrest. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday vowed to boost the Islamic republic's deterrent military power despite the pressure from the United States and its allies. (more...)
Rex Tillerson raises spectre of US sanctions on Venezuelan oil Rex Tillerson raises spectre of US sanctions on Venezuelan oil
- February 05, 2018

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Syria Jihadists Claim Downing Of Russia Plane Syria Jihadists Claim Downing Of Russia Plane
- February 05, 2018

Russian Federation has retaliated against the Syrian rebels who shot one of its planes down earlier today. The army of Russia's ally the Syrian dictator President Assad have been attempting to drive rebels from the city of Saraqeb for months. (more...)
What happened in the Lauri Love case? What happened in the Lauri Love case?
- February 05, 2018

Love was arrested in the U.K.in 2013 and accused by the U.S. of stealing "massive amounts" of confidential data from government agencies and departments including the U.S. An order to extradite him should be quashed, the Lord Chief Justice added. "What happens on Monday will determine whether the hard-fought-for changes to our extradition law, secured during the Gary McKinnon law case, hold true or whether we are back to square one again", she Computer Weekly. (more...)
Olympics-Training was tougher in North Korea, say… Olympics-Training was tougher in North Korea, say…
- February 05, 2018

In a commentary on Friday, North Korea's state media said Washington was attempting to create a "stage of confrontation" at the Olympics by saying the inter-Korean talks and the positive results that had stemmed from them could "disappear" after the Games. (more...)
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam goes on trial in Belgium Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam goes on trial in Belgium
- February 05, 2018

Security was high at the Palace of Justice in Brussels , with armed guards and multiple checkpoints leading to the courtroom where he is to appear. Abdeslam, who has declined to to speak to investigators since his arrest in March 2016, immediately signalled his defiance on Monday by refusing to stand when asked by the judge and saying he would not cooperate. (more...)
President Trump on Super Bowl Sunday President Trump on Super Bowl Sunday
- February 05, 2018

The varsity jacket is available at Net-a-Porter for $2,100. After returning to Mar-a-Lago, Trump expressed appreciation for USA service members on Super Bowl Sunday, saying their bravery and sacrifice help make occasions like the year's most-watched football game possible and renewing his criticism of NFL players who kneel during the national anthem. (more...)
'Snow showers' forecasted for Watford this week 'Snow showers' forecasted for Watford this week
- February 05, 2018

So watch your speed and sudden road changes. "Gritters will be out treating thousands of miles of roads as the big chill bites, and councils will be keeping people up-to-date about weather forecasts, road conditions and gritting activity", said transport spokesman councillor Martin Tett. (more...)
Vegas bookmakers backing Brady's Patriots in Super Bowl Vegas bookmakers backing Brady's Patriots in Super Bowl
- February 05, 2018

The touchdown stood - and so did thousands of green-clad Eagles fans who weren't going to mind the frigid conditions outside US Bank Stadium once they headed out to celebrate. Foles is the first backup quarterback to win a Super Bowl since Brady did it in the 2001 season. Missed field goals and extra points. Trailing by a point late in the fourth quarter, the Eagles moved ahead for good when Foles connected with Ertz on a 11-yard touchdown that held up after a review determined the ... (more...)
Scaramucci Would Urge Trump: 'Do Not Fire' Deputy AG Rosenstein Scaramucci Would Urge Trump: 'Do Not Fire' Deputy AG Rosenstein
- February 05, 2018

And since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any investigations related to the 2016 presidential campaign last March, Rosenstein oversees Mueller and his investigation - and has the power to fire him as well. It's a very open-ended insinuation, one that's barely there at all. Why, then, didn't Rosenstein resign and make his case publicly? It is being criticized by legal experts, Democrats, intelligence officials, and even some Republican members of Congress as inaccurate ... (more...)
The Union Budget is popular, not populist, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley The Union Budget is popular, not populist, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
- February 05, 2018

However, the education sector was accorded 3.48 per cent of the total budgetary allocation for the fiscal, against last year's 3.71 per cent. Among other things, disinvestment of public sector enterprises would help in this process. According to the news reported in ibtimes India, Kumar Gaurav Founder and CEO of Cashaa said in an e-mail statement that "I believe the government is failing to understand that cryptocurrencies are not about speculation and trading but there's much more to it. (more...)
South Korean court gives Samsung heir Lee suspended jail term South Korean court gives Samsung heir Lee suspended jail term
- February 05, 2018

Lee was charged with offering $38 million in bribes to former President Park Geun-hye and her confidant, Choi Soon-sil, embezzling Samsung funds, hiding assets overseas, concealing proceeds from criminal activities and perjury. Lee had pleaded not guilty to the allegation that he'd offered bribes with Samsung's funds to strengthen his control over the company and take over the company from his father Chairman Lee Kun-hee. (more...)
Poland sparks row over Holocaust speech legislation Poland sparks row over Holocaust speech legislation
- February 05, 2018

Critics say the bill stifles free speech, with some raising concerns that the Polish state is trying to decide for itself what it considers to be historic facts. Gabriel - who earlier in the week visited Israel and met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - was also quoted by the Associated Press as saying that "this organized mass murder was carried out by our country and no one else. (more...)
Iran on US Nuclear Posture Review: Doctrine Menaces Destruction of Human Race Iran on US Nuclear Posture Review: Doctrine Menaces Destruction of Human Race
- February 05, 2018

China has also long maintained it will never allow first use of its atomic weapons. Iran is accusing the USA of threatening Russian Federation with the use of new nuclear weapons following the Trump administration's call to expand nuclear capabilities in an aim to deter Moscow, Reuters reported Sunday. (more...)
Forecasters issue winter weather advisory for Monday Forecasters issue winter weather advisory for Monday
- February 05, 2018

A storm system is expected to bring 3 to 6 inches of snow to much of the area. Wind chills will also be a concern and make sure to bundle up when outside shoveling or snow blowing. WJZ's Meg McNamara says there's a chance of snow, freezing rain and sleet before 10 a.m., then rain or freezing rain likely in the afternoon. "Light to moderate snow fell across Kansas today , with just a dusting in Wichita, but with isolated amounts up to 4" in northern Kansas and southern Nebraska. (more...)
JAXA successfully launches world's smallest rocket carrying a microsatellite JAXA successfully launches world's smallest rocket carrying a microsatellite
- February 05, 2018

This time the upgraded SS-520-5 flew with an additional third stage. The event had resulted in the rocket and the satellite falling back into the ocean. The second and third stages consumed 716 pounds (325 kilograms) and 172 pounds (78 kilograms) of propellant, respectively. Spaceflight now says , "According to JAXA documents, the SS-520-5 weighed almost 2.9 tons (2.6 metric tons) at launch, with almost 2.2 tons (2 metric tons) of that weight made up of pre-packed solid propellants". (more...)
Heavy snow downs thousands of trees in Moscow Heavy snow downs thousands of trees in Moscow
- February 05, 2018

According to forecast, the weather will worsen", he wrote on Twitter . The heavy snowfall triggered the cancelation or delay of almost 150 flights at Moscow's airports, as well as power failures in villages and towns around the city. (more...)
Pink Sings National Anthem at Super Bowl 52 Pink Sings National Anthem at Super Bowl 52
- February 05, 2018

No players on the New England Patriots nor the Philadelphia Eagles took a knee during the performing of the anthem , by pop singer Pink . "Trying to practice the flu away", she wrote in the lengthy caption. As far as the gremlins that got me into this mess, you can cough at me for the rest of your lives. "You f**king rule, baby". For a city that produced one of Hollywood's ultimate underdog stories, the Philadelphia Eagles delivered an equally inspiring script by upsetting the ... (more...)
Did the Super Bowl broadcast just go black? Yep Did the Super Bowl broadcast just go black? Yep
- February 05, 2018

On February 4th in Minneapolis , Minnesota two teams will take the field for the 52nd Super Bowl. Miami and New Orleans have each hosted 10 Super Bowls, and the big game came to Los Angeles seven times . Sky Sports will also broadcast the game starting at 10pm on Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Action , with the main event starting at 11pm on Sky Sports Main Event . (more...)
Moon considering meeting one-on-one with N. Korea's ceremonial leader: Cheong Wa Dae Moon considering meeting one-on-one with N. Korea's ceremonial leader: Cheong Wa Dae
- February 05, 2018

On Sunday, a North Korean foreign ministry official shot back at the president. The Koreas are in a rare Olympics-inspired reconciliation mood after a year of heightened animosities over North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile programs. (more...)
German parties to tackle labour, healthcare in extra round of coalition talks German parties to tackle labour, healthcare in extra round of coalition talks
- February 05, 2018

Speaking at the end of talks on Saturday, conservative politician Michael Grosse-Broemer said the two blocs meant to stick to the time frame but issues like labor policy, healthcare and rents still needed to be resolved. The parties managed to reach agreement on energy and agriculture issues as well as on the divisive issue of refugee family reunifications , but there's still no consensus, especially over healthcare reforms. (more...)
Nick Foles Hits Alshon Jeffery For 34-Yard TD Nick Foles Hits Alshon Jeffery For 34-Yard TD
- February 05, 2018

So far, so good in the playoffs, as Tom Brady has only been disrupted on 17 percent of his drop-backs. " A lot of teams with the Patriots ... they're gonna make a late game push for something, but Philadelphia has a defense that can handle it ... (more...)
UK's May under pressure as Conservatives at war over Brexit UK's May under pressure as Conservatives at war over Brexit
- February 05, 2018

Pro-EU interior minister Amber Rudd hit back on Sunday, telling BBC's Andrew Marr: "I have a surprise for the Brexiteers, which is the committee that meets in order to help make these decisions is more united than they think". Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Britain was open to "either a customs arrangement or a customs partnership" as part of a deal to deliver "frictionless" trade. (more...)
Buses take train crash victims to hospital Buses take train crash victims to hospital
- February 05, 2018

Authorities say an Amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train parked on a side track in SC early Sunday, killing two Amtrak employees and injuring more than 110 people. The engineer saw the 30-mph sign at the entrance to the curve and applied the brakes shortly before the train derailed, tumbling off the overpass as it entered the curve, the NTSB said. (more...)
Cancer-Stricken Teen, Family Given Tickets to Super Bowl LII Cancer-Stricken Teen, Family Given Tickets to Super Bowl LII
- February 05, 2018

Super Bowl 2018 kicks off at 11:30pm GMT, on Sunday 4 February. It will also be available to Livestream on NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app . If you don't have access to a TV though, but you have a mobile device or tablet at hand, you can catch it live on BBC iPlayer. (more...)
Reasons Why the Philadelphia Eagles Will Win Super Bowl LII Reasons Why the Philadelphia Eagles Will Win Super Bowl LII
- February 05, 2018

Super Bowl 53 will take place in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, giving the Falcons a chance to earn home-field advantage in the biggest game of the year. "I hope we get to do it again with our new stadium". Also missing from the festivities were the city's homeless, whose routines were disrupted by the influx of out-of-town visitors and a security operation that established a perimeter around U.S. (more...)
Tom Brady drops pass on Patriots trick play Tom Brady drops pass on Patriots trick play
- February 05, 2018

Kicker Jake Elliott put a damper on the festivities when he missed the extra point. It could come down to the final drive, as long as the Eagles defense can play up to their potential. Last year, the Patriots did the unthinkable - coming back from 28-3 to beat the Atlanta Falcons in Houston. The Eagles' stunning 41-33 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl 52 will always be remembered as Philadelphia's first championship in the Super Bowl era. (more...)
IL looks to knock off No. 17 Ohio State IL looks to knock off No. 17 Ohio State
- February 05, 2018

In his place, sophomore Andre Wesson started next his brother Kaleb, a true freshman, for the first time since an OH high school championship game in 2016 when both were key players for Westerville South in the Columbus suburbs. The No. 1 ranked Joseph took on No. 14 ranked Te-Shan Campbell of Ohio State and quickly helped the Nittany Lions make up ground as his 12-3 major decision cut Ohio State's lead to 15-9. (more...)
Battle lines fading with new BC Liberal leader: Ashton Battle lines fading with new BC Liberal leader: Ashton
- February 05, 2018

Notable Northern BC politicians who supported Wilkinson during the campaign were Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Mike Morris and Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad. Wilkinson's old-school, stick to our roots message carried the day Saturday as he defeated five other candidates, including newcomers Dianne Watts and Michael Lee , who called for massive changes. (more...)

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