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42 million Mexicans feel 7.2-magnitude quake off southern coast 42 million Mexicans feel 7.2-magnitude quake off southern coast
- February 18, 2018

Oaxaca prosecutor's office stated that fourteen people including a six-month-old baby were killed in the crash. Another victim died on the way to hospital. A powerful magnitude-7.2 natural disaster shook south and central Mexico on Friday Feb. 16, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago. (more...)
After latest indictments, President Trump vents on Twitter about Russian Federation investigation
- February 18, 2018

In again attacking the US investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election that won him the White House, Trump seemed to question the interference, then imply that the USA has become a laughingstock because of the resulting investigation and Congressional hearings. (more...)
Norway's Braaten wins freestyle skiing men's slopestyle in PyeongChang Norway's Braaten wins freestyle skiing men's slopestyle in PyeongChang
- February 18, 2018

He became the third Norwegian skier to win gold in freestyle skiing, also the second man to win a medal in freestyle skiing for Norway. Braaten won with a first-run score of 95.00 while Nick Goepper took silver and Alex Beaulieu-Marchand bronze , 1.4 points ahead of Woods. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation director's resignation demanded after agency ignores tip about shooter Federal Bureau of Investigation director's resignation demanded after agency ignores tip about shooter
- February 18, 2018

The FBI admits they received this tip but claims that even though they had the shooter's real name they could not track him down. "The FBI Director needs to resign". FBI Director Christopher Wray has come under fire for the agency's handling of tips about Nikolas Cruz . "I am committed to getting to the bottom of what happened in this particular matter, as well as reviewing our processes for responding to information that we receive from the public", Wray said in the statement. (more...)
Russians charged with U.S. election interference Russians charged with U.S. election interference
- February 18, 2018

Those investigations, Cruz said, "need to be continued". One of the men named in the indictment - Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is known as "Putin's chef", denied election tampering. The Trump administration has chose to send weapons to Ukraine so it can defend itself against Russian intervention and recently imposed sanctions on more human rights violators. (more...)
Youth Congress Leader Thrashes Person at Upscale Restaurant in Bengaluru, Gets Expelled Youth Congress Leader Thrashes Person at Upscale Restaurant in Bengaluru, Gets Expelled
- February 18, 2018

The two teams formed to nab Nalapad and his henchmen have arrested Abhishek, Arun, Balakrishna, Manjunath and Rachik. "They punched his face, hit him on the chest and also on his head". Mohammad Haris Nalapad, son of NA Haris, Congress MLA from Shanti Nagar Bengaluru and his friends attacked a 24-year-old youth Vidvat at a restaurant in Bengaluru on Saturday late night over a trivial issue. (more...)
VA Secretary Investigating Staff Who He Suspects Are Undermining Him VA Secretary Investigating Staff Who He Suspects Are Undermining Him
- February 18, 2018

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, named in a report that found "serious derelictions" in a visit to Europe by Shulkin, will retire, the Department of Veterans Affairs said on Friday. "Secretary Shulkin has done little to clean up the VA and given the facts of this (inspector general's) investigation, it's clear to me that he lacks the moral authority to get the job done". (more...)
Florida school shooting: Student's heartbreaking gun violence speech Florida school shooting: Student's heartbreaking gun violence speech
- February 18, 2018

So far, there's been no indication that the White House is discussing legislation on guns; he said Thursday that he hoped to see Congress "tackle the hard issue of mental health ". "There were lives lost that maybe would not have been lost if this information had not fallen through the cracks", said Parkland Mayor Christine Hunchofsky. (more...)
Sheriff Had 20 Calls on School Shooter in Recent Years
- February 18, 2018

Scott called the FBI's inaction concerning the tip "unnacceptable". "No additional information was found to positively identify the person who posted this comment", said Robert Lasky, Miami FBI special agent. "The FBI has admitted that they were contacted last month by a person who called to inform them of Cruz's 'desire to kill people, ' and 'the potential of him conducting a school shooting , '" said Governor Scott in a news brief today. (more...)
France's Matthieu Pavon grabs 36-hole lead in Oman France's Matthieu Pavon grabs 36-hole lead in Oman
- February 18, 2018

I just know what I need to do here and I feel comfortable on this course. Englishman Paul Waring got off to the flawless start in his bid to finally enter the European Tour winner's circle with a blistering opening round of seven under 65 at Al Mouj Golf while fellow countryman Matthew Southgate got in the mix in the most spectacular fashion to join him at the top of the leaderboard as the eagerly anticipated inaugural NBO Oman Open got underway in Muscat . (more...)
Maldives Crisis: Police arrests 25 people for protesting against President Abdulla Yameen Maldives Crisis: Police arrests 25 people for protesting against President Abdulla Yameen
- February 18, 2018

The Maldives has been in political turmoil since February 1, when the country's Supreme Court ordered the release of several of Yameens political opponents imprisoned after trials that were criticised locally and internationally for alleged violation of due process. (more...)
Electrons bouncing across Earth's magnetic field cause Northern Lights, say scientists Electrons bouncing across Earth's magnetic field cause Northern Lights, say scientists
- February 18, 2018

Although the northern lights are widely popular, the scientists were yet to find the actual reason why this fantastic show of colliding plasma and electrons in a wave. While the rearrangements of the magnetic field seem likely, there's still the question of whether there's enough electrons in these surges to account for the pulsating auroras . (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's "empire"
- February 18, 2018

Still holding the Iranian drone fragment, he addressed the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was due to speak later at the conference. Back in January, President Donald Trump gave the Iran nuclear deal a final reprieve but warned European allies and Congress they had to work with him to fix "the disastrous flaws" in the pact or face a USA exit. (more...)
Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Navi Mumbai International Airport Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Navi Mumbai International Airport
- February 18, 2018

Referring to the development of ports, the Sagarmala Project, and terrestrial projects in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai , Modi said the country needs world-class infrastructure for progress. Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ally Shiv Sena is upset for not being invited for the ground-breaking ceremony of the Navi Mumbai International Airport. (more...)
Amitabh Bachan Sent Job Application to Work with Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif Amitabh Bachan Sent Job Application to Work with Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif
- February 18, 2018

There will be a huge pool of top hot-shot actors who would want to land a role opposite these ladies and Mr Bachchan is also one of them. Taking to Twitter late on Saturday night, Bachchan - fondly called Big B by his fans - shared a job application. (more...)
South Korean president says there's growing 'consensus' US, North Korea need summit South Korean president says there's growing 'consensus' US, North Korea need summit
- February 18, 2018

Korean President Moon Jae-in today signalled another important step in the newly-found friendship with Kim Jong Un who had threatened to destroy his country. Defying U.S. and United Nations sanctions, Kim has carried out multiple long-range missiles and nuclear tests in recent years. Signs of a possible easing of tensions have emerged from both Pyongyang and Washington in the wake of the talks. (more...)
NYPD Sergeant Acquitted Of All Charges In Bronx Woman's 2016 Death NYPD Sergeant Acquitted Of All Charges In Bronx Woman's 2016 Death
- February 18, 2018

Another officer present said Barry fired two shots before Danner swung, but the sergeant's lawyers maintained that he feared for his life before firing. "We are disappointed but we accept his decision". "However, I believe the death of Deborah Danner illustrates the larger issue of how we address people with mental health issues". (more...)
Kerala Catholic priest accused of rape surrenders Kerala Catholic priest accused of rape surrenders
- February 18, 2018

The police are verifying the complaint filed against Syro-Malabar Catholic Church priest Fr Thomas Thanninilkkumthadathil filed by the Bangladeshi woman based in the United Kingdom, police said. She alleged that she was raped by the vicar and she lost her properties when the two were together at a resort in Kumarkom this month. After that the woman went to Kadathuruthy Station house officer CI K P Tomson and lodged a complaint. (more...)
Trump Skips Golf for a Day to Honor Shooting Victims Trump Skips Golf for a Day to Honor Shooting Victims
- February 18, 2018

Saturday was the 127th day the president has spent at a Trump property while in office. Look who's in the background! President Donald Trump met with survivors of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting on Friday, before heading to his Mar-a-Lago resort for a disco-themed party. (more...)
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
- February 18, 2018

Greystone Managed Investments Inc sold 77,291 shares as the company's stock declined 10.69% while stock markets rallied. The Toron Capital Markets Inc holds 2.83 million shares with $181.39M value, up from 2.70M last quarter. Vanguard Grp owns 270,578 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Whittier Company Of Nevada holds 0.02% or 4,727 shares in its portfolio. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) for 8,414 shares. (more...)
Trump's National Security Adviser Says Proof of Russian Election Meddling Is 'Incontrovertible' Trump's National Security Adviser Says Proof of Russian Election Meddling Is 'Incontrovertible'
- February 18, 2018

The IRA was financed by Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin who has close ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin . The "organization" reference was to Internet Research Agency LLC, a Russia-based concern that was formed to disrupt the US elections, the indictment alleges. (more...)
Cuomo: 'It's time this nation followed New York's lead' Cuomo: 'It's time this nation followed New York's lead'
- February 18, 2018

The governor says it's time for Congress to pass legislation similar to the SAFE Act in ny that bans assault weapons. "In the aftermath of the tragedy at Sandy Hook , New Yorkers from both parties agreed that inaction was not an option. (more...)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismisses Federal Bureau of Investigation election meddling probe as 'blather' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismisses Federal Bureau of Investigation election meddling probe as 'blather'
- February 18, 2018

In a series of tweets on Saturday, President Trump said media didn't report how the Russian groups were active long before his announcement to run for the post of the US President. "It's time we stop the outlandish partisan attacks, wild and false allegations, and far-fetched theories, which only serve to further the agendas of bad actors, like Russian Federation, and do nothing to protect the principles of our institutions", Mr Trump said in the statement. (more...)
Highway 401 Eastbound lanes in Mississauga closed due to crash Highway 401 Eastbound lanes in Mississauga closed due to crash
- February 18, 2018

OPP received reports of the shooting before 5 a.m. There were five occupants in the vehicle. The eastbound lanes of Highway 401 are now closed at Winston Churchill Boulevard as police continue to investigate at the scene. Police found shell casings and bullet fragments on the highway. Police are searching for the second vehicle involved. He also said that the vehicle may have a flat tire. (more...)
PyeongChang Olympics 2018: medal tally PyeongChang Olympics 2018: medal tally
- February 18, 2018

Nobody has won by such a wide margin in an Olympic sliding event in more than four decades. But the totality of what Yun did here can't be topped, only matched. Vonn won one of the five super-G World Cup races she entered so far this season, putting her 10th in the standings, which meant she got the last choice among the top 10 for a place in the skiing order Saturday. (more...)
Southwest Airlines to offer nonstop daily flights from TPA to LAX Southwest Airlines to offer nonstop daily flights from TPA to LAX
- February 18, 2018

Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director Kevin A. Dillon said this would be Southwest's 10th nonstop destination flying out of Bradley, offering passengers more direct connectivity to popular destinations. Monday through Friday, 1:50 p.m. Saturday and 12:45 p.m. Sunday. "We're pleased to strengthen our partnership with Southwest with the addition of this route", said Charles Gray, CAA board chairman. (more...)
Czech Ledecka set for shock women's super-G gold Czech Ledecka set for shock women's super-G gold
- February 18, 2018

She is accomplished in that area - twice a gold medalist at the world championships - and is considered a medal contender in snowboarding here. The two-time world snowboard gold medallist, whose best World Cup alpine performance was seventh in the Lake Louise downhill in December having made her circuit debut in 2016, was left stunned at the bottom. (more...)
WA's north warned for another cyclone WA's north warned for another cyclone
- February 18, 2018

Mr Stoate's property, which includes 20,000 cattle, copped a "belting" with roaring wind, roofs knocked off, windows smashed and trees uprooted. Residents in those areas should prepare for cyclonic weather and have their emergency kits ready. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey admits she 'thought about' running for President in 2020 Oprah Winfrey admits she 'thought about' running for President in 2020
- February 18, 2018

Winfrey said she was "stunned" by the reaction and insisted her address was not politically motivated. The 64-year-old presenter and business mogul, who collected the Cecil B. But Winfrey said she hadn't heard from a higher power, the one voice who might compel her to get involved. Politics may not be her thing, but Winfrey said that's not going to prevent her from continuing to use her platform for good. (more...)
Woman follows handbag into x-ray machine Woman follows handbag into x-ray machine
- February 18, 2018

The video above shows x-ray images of the woman crouching on her hands and knees, going through the machine. The woman rode through the security screening machine on Sunday in the southern city of Dongguan because she wanted to protect her money, the People's Daily's Facebook post and other media reports said. (more...)

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