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Two dead, 198 injured after major 6.4 quake hits Taiwan's east coast

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At the time of the report, two people have lost their lives and 219 people are injured. "I grabbed my wife and children and we ran out and tried to rescue people". Speaking from a crisis centre in Taipei , cabinet spokesperson Hsu Kuo-yung said rail links appeared to be unaffected and the runway of Hualien airport was intact. Read More »

'Kick 2' to hit screens on Christmas 2019

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And now adding to the excitement, the makers of Kick 2 have dropped in the release date for the sequel. "The wait is over!" Movie critic, Taran Adarsh released a poster from the movie announcing that Salman Khan and director Sajid Nadiadwala will be joining hands for upcoming movie Kick 2 . Read More »

Grassley Memo Bombshell: Clinton Ally Fed Dirt to Trump Dossier Author Steele

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It nonetheless provides new details about the FBI's application to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order against former Trump official Carter. Telling himself numerous times that he needed to slow down to make sure his audience understood, Hannity said that besides Hillary Clinton "buying and paying a bought and paid for a 12 plus million dollar phony, fake news Russian propaganda dossier to influence the election, if that's not bad enough, you have Clinton associates ... Read More »

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Tsvangirai "Critically Ill"

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Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has named Nelson Chamisa the acting president of the Movement for Democratic Change with immediate effect. Over the past few days there have been unconfirmed reports that Tsvangirai is gravely ill and might not survive, but Tsvangirai has disputed that on his Twitter feed. Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory: Up To 4 Inches Of Snow Through Morning Commute

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FOX 5's Mike Thomas has tracked the storm throughout the overnight and morning hours and says the morning mix will lead to a dry period before rain moves in. Snow associated with this low will spread across northern OH and northwestern Pennsylvania late tonight. Motorists should expect slippery, snow-covered roads during their morning commute. Read More »

Moon to seek support for Olympics, inter-Korean dialogue in bilateral summits

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In 2000, he held the first-ever inter-Korean summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and won the Novel Peace Prize for his efforts to reconcile with North Korea and facilitate democracy in South Korea. Kim Yo Jong, believed to be in her late 20s or early 30s, is thought to be one of Kim Jong Un's closest confidants. By offering to meet the North Koreans, the White House appeared to be trying to leverage the nascent and still fragile diplomatic rapprochement between the two Koreas, ... Read More »

Pakistan court convicts 31 over blasphemy lynching of student

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The killing of student Mashal Khan (23) a year ago sparked an outcry and raised fresh questions about the misuse of a harsh blasphemy law, which carries a death sentence for insulting Islam or the Prophet Muhammad. Students who took part were rounded up after being identified through CCTV footage from the university and video clips. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed on the direction of the Supreme Court, in its report in June 2017 had said that members of the PSF, the student wing ... Read More »

We Convicted Man Suspected in Edwin Jackson Crash in 2017

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Cabrera - though authorities soon uncovered his real name. Police say they were killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their vehicle along Interstate 70 on Indianapolis' west side. In the 2005 case, he pleaded no contest to two separate drunken driving offenses and was given a brief jail sentence, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Tuesday. Read More »

Winter Olympics Pyeongchang: When is the Closing Ceremony?

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North Korea's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, is traveling to the Games this week, the most senior North Korean official to enter the South since the Korean War ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University, said Kim Yo Jong, as Kim Jong Un's relative and apparently one of the few people who has earned his absolute trust, carries more weight as a dialogue partner for the South than any other official the North could send. Read More »

MN Precinct Caucuses/Early Glimpse at Gov's Race

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The Iowa caucuses will take place as planned despite snow that is expected to make travel hard in much of the state. And after Johnson, the second-most popular choice was "uncommitted". It reinforces that while Republican and Democratic candidates alike are jostling for a lane to their party's nomination, the results of Tuesday's straw poll aren't carved in stone. Read More »

#BREAKING Limerick school bus involved in multi vehicle crash

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The school, Bus Eireann and emergency services are working together to ensure the safety of all students and all involved in the incident. At least 20 people, with various levels of injuries, have been removed to hospital, with others being assessed at a nearby disused service station forecourt. Read More »

Japan's Princess Mako calls off wedding to commoner

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She will lose her title when she marries Mr Komuro, a commoner. It is rare that an imperial marriage is put off for reasons other than natural disasters. Japanese imperial law dictates a princess must give up her royal status upon marriage to a commoner. The palace requested 150 million yen ($1.7 million) as part of its fiscal 2018 budget to cover the costs of the wedding and the process of starting Mako's life outside the royal family. Read More »

Mike Pence, Interrupting North Korea's Olympic Public-Relations Bonanza

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Mr Pence , who is set to lead the U.S. delegation to the Olympics opening ceremonies on Friday, made the announcement in Japan on Wednesday after meetings prime minister Shinzo Abe. "Alaska is the home of missile defense for all intents and purposes in the United States", Pence said, "particularly with regard to the rogue regime in North Korea ". Read More »

Aadhaar Can't Be Declared Unconstitutional For Fear Of Misuse: SC

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This was the reason why the court in the privacy judgment had referred to the need for a privacy law which will also address privacy concerns pertaining to the private sector, the judge said. The Supreme Court which is hearing a batch of petitions that questioned the validity of Aadhaar observed that the possibility of misuse of the Aadhaar law can not be a reason to strike it down. Read More »

Life after oil: Saudi Arabia betting big on renewables

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The note stated the festival will run for 18 days at Janadriyah , just over 40 km northeast of Saudi Arabia's capital city of Riyadh , and is expected to draw millions of visitors from the Kingdom, the Gulf region and further afield. Saudi Arabia is the fourth largest trading partner for India with bilateral trade exceeding United States dollars 25 billion in 2016-17. A large technology hub could take shape in Saudi Arabia, if talks between Saudi Aramco and Google parent company ... Read More »

Here's why Oscar-nominee Jordan Peele quit acting

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While a Get Out sequel would certainly be appetizing, a prequel would also be an interesting avenue to take-one that explores the origins of the sinister Armitage clan and their body-snatching operation. The production company is similarly reviving the Halloween franchise later this year with David Gordon Green's untitled sequel/reboot, and recently wrapped filming on Glass - the sequel to M. Read More »

DNA sample collected in Asma rape-murder case matched

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DNA samples - including blood and hair - of 145 locals within 2-3 kilometers radius of incident place were taken for cross matching by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police. Next day she was found dead in a nearby sugar cane field. Her body was discovered five days later from a garbage pile. In a message, he stated, "Commendable work by the professional KP police force". Read More »

State of the Nation Address postponed

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So what has happened to bring us to this point? South African President Jacob Zuma , waves as he leaves parliament in Cape Town on Tuesday. He had always been viewed as a possible successor to then-President Thabo Mbeki . They will lose KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. the Zulus in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng will be offended. Not for the first time, he faced calls to stand down. Read More »

Trump Jr.: Nunes' Memo 'a Little Bit of Sweet Revenge'

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The poll is the first conducted since last Friday's explosive Republican-authored memo, which accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DoJ of failing to inform a court which authorized surveillance of Trump campaign aide Carter Page that it was using the notorious "golden showers" dossier funded by Hillary Clinton's campaign as evidence. Read More »

German parties reach coalition deal in principle

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With many points in a draft government pact already agreed, SPD leaders are holding out for selling points to present to their divided base, which will have the final say in a membership ballot. "So we have to come to an agreement tonight". Despite their pre-election promise to terminate Turkey's European Union membership process, the parties refrained from any radical proposal in their coalition document. Read More »

Learn the declassified memo on Russian investigation

The document , which focused on a 2016 surveillance warrant approved to monitor former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page , assailed the bureau and Justice for relying on a dossier prepared by a British intelligence agent whose work was funded in part by Democrats . Read More »

One-Person Firm Got $156M FEMA Deal. It Didn't End Well

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The meals they packaged contained freeze-dried chicken and rice, and a vegetable soup, then shipped the food overseas using a nonprofit in located in Texas. Brown has disputed the termination of her contract, saying it was unfairly terminated by FEMA on the grounds they did not specify the meals and heaters had to be together. Read More »

Tillerson: US disappointed at Poland signing Holocaust bill

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Poland has long fought the use of such phrases, which have often appeared in foreign media in relation to Nazi German-run extermination camps located in occupied Polish territory during World War II. Slawomir Neumann of the centrist Civic Platform party accused Duda of giving in to the pressure of nationalists and anti-Semites and said his signing "deepens the diplomatic crisis". Read More »

Attacco hacker al Pd Firenze

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E poi, il link al file, e un avviso: "ps.ci sono anche o i dati di Matteo Renzi ed altri". Il numero di cellulare del segretario dem pubblicato era stato cambiato da tempo. Lo stesso gruppo sarebbe infatti responsabile di attacchi condotti in passato contro i server di Libero, le piattaforme informatiche della Città metropolitana di Roma , della Regione Sardegna, della Provincia di Arezzo e di alcuni quotidiani locali. Read More »

U.S. shifts gears from Iraq to Afghanistan; Mattis warns about budget

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Also, he said it would hurt maintenance of aircraft and Navy vessels as well as deplete ammunition, training and manpower the US needs to deter war. "It is important to strengthen nuclear deterrence". Mattis told the lawmakers it was probably a " waste of your time " to discuss the NPR and the NDS when he could never be sure how much money he would have to carry out either. Read More »

Alberta mulls breaking trade rules over BC Trans Mountain pipeline spat

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Alberta will no longer import British Columbia wines, Premier Rachel Notley announced Tuesday, the latest in an ongoing spat over the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. wine is "extremely inappropriate" and will "unfairly" hurt B.C. businesses. As for whether the wine boycott could lead to an Alberta beef ban or other unintended consequences, Notley said that's a risk the province has to consider. Read More »

It's Time To Shut Down All The Shutdowns

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Senate leaders voiced optimism Tuesday that they are closing in on a two-year budget deal that would avert a government shutdown on Friday and bring an end to months of Congress lurching from one temporary spending measure to the next. The measure is likely to fail in the Senate, where Democrats have the votes to block it. For all the complexity of reaching a deal that addresses the outstanding issues, the moving pieces are quite clear. Read More »

Aiyaary release date shifted to 16 February

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The screening resulted in prescribed modifications to the film, providing which Aiyaary has finally received its censor certification and a clearance for release today, February 6th. "Thank you #CBFCIndia and MOD". Celebrating the approval, actor Manoj Bajpayee wrote, "That's a green light for #AiyaaryOnFeb16 with no more pit stops along the way!" Actress Rakul Preet Singh expressed, "And It's a smooth road ahead to #AiyaaryOnFeb16!" Aiyaary revolves around the story of an army ... Read More »