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Malaysia launches fresh search for missing plane

Malaysia launches fresh search for missing plane There is a ray of hope for the next-of-kin of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to find closure following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Malaysia and United States-based Ocean Infinity Limited to begin a new quest for the ill-fated jetliner which vanished in 2014. [Full Article...]

Our soldiers massacred Rohingya - Myanmar

Our soldiers massacred Rohingya - Myanmar After two attacks in last two years each by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, whom government declared as "terrorist organization", the Tatmadaw conducted clearance operations in the northern Rakhine, which drew criticism from overseas, accusing Myanmar's security forces of committed human rights abuses. [Full Article...]

Georgia 5-star QB Jacob Eason reportedly transferring to Washington

Georgia 5-star QB Jacob Eason reportedly transferring to Washington According to Adam Jude of the Seattle Times , Eason is expected to transfer to the University of Washington . Jacob Eason started the 2017 season as Georgia's starting quarterback, but a knee injury in the season opener opened the door for true freshman Jacob Fromm. [Full Article...]

Sen. Rand Paul on FISA: Bill of Rights Worth a Filibuster

Sen. Rand Paul on FISA: Bill of Rights Worth a Filibuster If the American has communicated with foreigners who were previously under government surveillance, that communication would be available to United States intelligence or law enforcement agencies. He said that "today's vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land". "We need it! Get smart!" he demands. Press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters there was no contradic... [Full Article...]

Trump to let states pursue work requirements for Medicaid

Trump to let states pursue work requirements for Medicaid The decision may mean some changes for the Ohio's Medicaid program . The guidance also includes caregiving as one of the activities. Still, critics fear a work requirement could have a chilling effect on people signing up for Medicaid or make it harder for people to get coverage. [Full Article...]

Assange appears in Ecuador database, spurring citizenship speculation

Assange appears in Ecuador database, spurring citizenship speculation Mr Assange faces arrest for breaking his bail conditions if he leaves Ecuador's London embassy, where he has resided since 2012, claiming asylum. April 21, 2017: US Attorney General states that Assange's arrest is now a US "priority". Ms. Espinosa said Ecuadorean officials were hoping to reach an agreement with the United Kingdom that would allow Mr. Assange to leave. Later, the WikiLeaks ... [Full Article...]

Government behaves undemocratically, not allow Dalits to speak, says Jignesh Mevani

Government behaves undemocratically, not allow Dalits to speak, says Jignesh Mevani The Dalit leader still held his own, and decide to continue the Youth Hunkar rally. "But the government is targeting us", Mevani told reporters before arriving at the venue. Mevani also asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence on the violence that was carried out on Dalits in Saharanpur and later in Bhima Koregaon. [Full Article...]

Kia Niro EV shoots for 200-plus-mile range

Kia Niro EV shoots for 200-plus-mile range Woong-cheol Yang, vice chairman and head of Hyundai-Kia R&D Center. That fuel-cell vehicle is due to come out in 2020. Kia showed off a new all-electric SUV concept Monday that it hopes will have a range of 238 miles on a single charge. [Full Article...]

See Teacher Get Handcuffed After Criticizing School Superintendent's Raise

See Teacher Get Handcuffed After Criticizing School Superintendent's Raise During the public portion comment of the Vermilion Parish School Board's meeting, English teacher Deyshia Hargrave spoke up. "I feel like it's a slap in the face to all the teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have". [Full Article...]

COOL VIDEO! Alligators poke their noses through ice to survive the cold

COOL VIDEO! Alligators poke their noses through ice to survive the cold The video shows several alligator snouts sticking out of the park's frozen pond - a deep freeze caused by a cold front that covered most of the Eastern United States last week. "(It's) just an absolute wonderful survival technique and these guys were built tough millions of years ago and they remain tough today", Howard said. [Full Article...]

Deputy shot, dies trying to catch suspect

Deputy shot, dies trying to catch suspect Daniel McCartney, 34, was chasing the suspect when shots were exchanged, fatally wounding the officer, authorities said. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said Monday that authorities are looking for a mixed race or white man who is tall and thin, with curly dark hair in a ponytail. [Full Article...]

Legal rights NGO: Israel's BDS blacklist 'reminiscent of Apartheid South Africa'

Legal rights NGO: Israel's BDS blacklist 'reminiscent of Apartheid South Africa' BDS groups from around the world are included on the list as is the US-based organization, Jewish Voice for Peace , which is calling for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. Responding to news of the blacklist , Gary Spedding, a British cross-party consultant on Israel and the Palestinian Territories, told The Independent the blacklist was merely a... [Full Article...]

Political parties welcome SC's decision to reconsider law criminalising homosexuality

Political parties welcome SC's decision to reconsider law criminalising homosexuality The Supreme Court says it will not take up a challenge to a MS law that allows businesses and government officials to deny services to LGBT people if doing so would conflict with certain "sincerely held" religious beliefs. The petitioners had told the court they were living in constant fear of police action due to their sexual orientation. "It has the potential to destroy individual choice... [Full Article...]

Trump to announce 'fake news' awards

Trump to announce 'fake news' awards In fact, Stephen Colbert , the most anti-Trump of the anti-Trump late-night comics, is angling for a prize. "Stay tuned!" he said . Trump tweeted the change in schedule Sunday afternoon, saying: "The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday". [Full Article...]

United States fails to get UNSC action on Iranian protests

United States fails to get UNSC action on Iranian protests And Iranian Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo - whose country isn't a Security Council member but was invited to participate Friday - said the protests had gotten "direct encouragement by foreign forces including by the president of the United States". [Full Article...]

5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show — Golden Globes

5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show — Golden Globes Several actresses are expected to wear all-black ensembles on the Globes red carpet as a protest statement against Hollywood's ongoing sexual abuse scandal. Watson's guest was Marai Larasi , executive director of Imkaan , a black-feminist network organization. - Calina Lawrence , a Suquamish Tribe member, singer and activist for, among other causes, Native American treaty and water righ... [Full Article...]

At Least Two People Injured in Explosion in Stockholm, Sweden

At Least Two People Injured in Explosion in Stockholm, Sweden A man in Stockholm picked up a suspected hand grenade from the ground and it detonated in his hand Sunday, killing him and injuring his companion, Swedish police said. The woman suffered injuries to her face. Police declined to confirm that report, for which the newspaper named no sources. Police have cordoned off an area outside the entrance to the metro station Varby Gard, and are investig... [Full Article...]

4 cops martyred in JeM blast in Sopore

4 cops martyred in JeM blast in Sopore However, other media reports have said that a police vehicle ran over the IED, triggering the blast. They were on patrol when the improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Sopore, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) away from the main city of Srinagar . [Full Article...]

$418M Mega Millions jackpot: Odds, deadline, what you need to know

$418M Mega Millions jackpot: Odds, deadline, what you need to know This past Wednesday night's Powerball drawing resulted in yet another failure to deem a jackpot victor but you know what that means for the next drawing on Saturday night... A recent study by LendEDU, based on reports from lottery offices across the country, found that NY residents spend an average of $399 percent capita on the games of chance that could transform lives with that one big win. [Full Article...]

Lotto fever: Combined Powerball, Mega Millions prizes surpass $1 billion

Lotto fever: Combined Powerball, Mega Millions prizes surpass $1 billion The top prize for the 10:59 p.m. drawing stands at $460 million with a cash option of $291 million. They chose the cash option of $119,492,684.81 and received a check for $83,644,879 after federal and state taxes were deduced. The largest of those was August 23 when Mavis Wanczyk of Chicopee, Mass. bought a ticket worth $758.7 million. If you purchased a Powerball ticket in southeast Louisia... [Full Article...]


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