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Maharashtra: Arrested brothel owner confesses to killing husband

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After killing him, she told her neighbours that her husband was an alcoholic who left her. Kiran Kabadi, senior inspector, Palghar police station told Hindustan Times , "Savita Bharati, 42, killed her husband Sahdev in 2004, when he caught her in a compromising position with her lover Kamlesh". Read More »

Man rescued after cementing microwave to his head

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The man cemented his head into a microwave for a YouTube video and ended up getting rescued by England's fire service department. A man who had his head cemented inside a microwave by his friends had to be rescued by firefighters after the prank almost went wrong. Read More »

New Mexico school shooting leaves two students dead

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Police set up an area in a park for parents to pick up their children, the San Juan County Sheriff's office said on its Facebook page. But it started getting closer and louder and it was obvious it was gunshots. Authorities evacuated all the buildings in the school premises quickly after the incident. Reports had circulated earlier that 15 had been injured, but both the San Juan County Sheriff's Department and State Police have said no there were no one else was injured. Read More »

Ramaphosa believes Zuma is guilty of rape

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During a radio interview with 702's Karima Brown, Ramaphosa was asked what his views were on the rape allegation that Khwezi Khuzwayo brought against Zuma in 2005. "Having evaluated the totality of the evidence, the court acquitted the President of the rape charges", the statement reads. After Brown again put the question to him pointedly, Ramaphosa said he understood how hard it is for women to come forward with allegations of sexual violence. Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: 150 Tamil Nadu And Kerala Fishermen Safe In Lakshadweep

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India's coast guard and navy have rescued about 223 fishermen and evacuated thousands of people from cyclone hit areas. Tamil Nadu Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management RB Udhaya Kumar, deputed to Kanyakumari to monitor relief work, said steps have been taken to drain the waterlogged in the areas. Read More »

Border Protection Grid To Be Set Up In Border States: Rajnath Singh

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The meeting, called by the Indian home minister, would discuss the influx of Rohingya and Bangladeshi immigrants, and explore ways to check it, an Indian home ministry official said. Earlier, in a meeting with the chief ministers of Indo-Bangla border states, Singh made it very clear that the government would not compromise on border issues. Read More »

Pakistan expresses concern over Trump plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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According to El Othmani, King Mohammed VI of Morocco, in his capacity as the chairman of the Al-Quds Committee (Jerusalem Committee), had sent a message to U.S. While reaffirming solidarity with the Palestinian people, the government of Pakistan has renewed its call for establishment of a viable, independent and contiguous State of Palestine, on the basis of internationally agreed parametres, the pre-1967 borders, and with Jerusalem as its capital. Read More »

USA bomber joins drills as United Nations official arrives in North Korea

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Tensions on the Korean peninsula have risen markedly in recent months after North Korea's latest missile and nuclear tests, conducted in defiance of United Nations Security Council resolutions and global condemnation. "We are ready to support that, we are ready to take part in facilitating such negotiations", Lavrov reportedly said. North Korea says war is now inevitable between Washington and Pyongyang . Read More »

Brexit Irish border deal possible within hours

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The British government needs to reach a deal with the EU on issues including the Irish border, the "divorce bill", and EU citizens' rights before it can move onto the next stage of Brexit negotiations, and the European Union has set a deadline of Sunday night to reach one . Read More »

Lawmaker in Pennsylvania calls colleague gay after he touched his arm

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Keep your hands to yourself. "If someone touches another person, and they say, 'stop touching me, ' and they don't stop, that's serious business", Metcalfe told the Inquirer . When told about the Democratic party's call for him to step down, Metcalfe said Tuesday he had no plans to resign, according to The Inquirer, a Philadelphia-based news outlet. Read More »

Quake of magnitude 5.1 hits J&K

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He said the coordinates of the epicenter was Latitude:35.5 N and Longitude: 77.6 E, Depth 35 Kms near Leh in Jammu and Kashmir and Xingjiang border. On Tuesday, a moderate intensity quake of 3.3 magnitudes was reported in the state. The epicentre of the quake was believed to be in Rudraprayag. Tremors were felt in Delhi and other areas across northern India. Read More »

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma take off to Switzerland for Italy wedding?

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With rumours of Italian wedding doing rounds, it seems like the iconic Adelaide Oval has invited India captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma to get married at the venue. The update became a talking point when Anushka left for Italy with her family. Here's a picture from 2016 of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli posing with their family Pandit. Read More »

Indonesian president regrets Jerusalem capital decision

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Widodo has condemned the USA plan to do so as it would further create instability in the Middle East. "And we urge the United Nations to convene a meeting to respond to the unilateral decision of the U.S". Widodo also reaffirmed Indonesia's support for Palestinian independence. Washington recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday, and planned to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Read More »

Heavy rain and cold for Friday, but no snow

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We are going to see temperatures moderate some early in the week, but our next cold front looks to bring our next shot of much colder air into the state by midweek. This will all get started after midnight, when temperatures will begin to fall near the freezing mark. Tomorrow: Rain chances increasing by 5-6AM... Read More »

Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years

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Michael Slager, the white former police officer who was filmed killing an unarmed black man in North Charleston, S.C., has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. But after the shooting, the Scott family successfully pleaded for calm, asking everyone to let the justice system run its course. The former police officer has been in jail since his plea in May. Read More »

Stabbing at Tokyo shrine leaves 3 people dead

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The motive was unclear, though Japanese media reported there may have been a feud between the priest and her brother. The brother then appears to have killed his accomplice before taking his own life. At some point thereafter, Shigenaga fatally stabbed his girlfriend in the chest and abdomen. According to local media, police found a survival knife and a Japanese sword with blood on them near the attack site. Read More »

Year-on-year gains in Chinese exports and imports in November

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The surplus was forecast to fall to USD35.0 billion from about USD38.2 billion in October. Reflecting the impact of currency movements over the year, imports grew by 15.6% in local currency terms, above the 12.5% level expected. That left the country with a trade surplus of United States $40.21 billion for the month, according to a Reuters calculation based on official data. Read More »

Justice Ademola controversially retires from judiciary

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The NJC had in a statement on Thursday said it compulsorily retired Ademola and Justice O.O. Tokode. He was consequently prosecuted but was discharged and acquitted by Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory High Court. Ademola and Joe Agi, Lamido's lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), were at the time being tried for corruption related offences. Justice Ademola did not give reasons for his retirement. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.84

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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. It has outperformed by 87.21% the S&P500. Appleton Partners Ma holds 1.51% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) for 67,925 shares. Wells Fargo maintained it with "Buy" rating and $155.0 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 18 with "Buy". Read More »

FBI Director Wray Defends Agency Before Lawmakers

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Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas. Wray became the director four months ago after Comey was sacked by Trump, and the new director has tried to keep a low profile and steer the agency clear of the public fights surrounding Trump, Clinton and Comey. Read More »

PSL 3rd edition to start from Feb 22 next year

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The tournament will feature six teams with the addition of Multan Sultans that will debut in the PSL arena. Mr. Sethi also added that he is hopeful that large people would show up on the match day to see their favorite teams and players performing in the match and that they would be tuning in on the high-quality HBL PSL broadcast on TV and digital platforms. Read More »

18 killed when boat capsizes in Arabian Sea

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According to local rescue officials, the passengers were devotees seeking to attend the annual Urs celebration of a Sufi saint. The area commissioner, on the other hand, said that two boats had collided in a creek 30 kilometres away from Boharo village, whereas the General Hyderabad Deputy Inspector Jawed Alam Odho said one boat had capsized. Read More »

House ethics panel probing Rep. Farenthold over harassment allegations

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Greene alleged that she was sacked in July 2014 after complaining to Farenthold about being "bullied" by his chief of staff. But while we're glad to see he's paying the money back, we note his record in this affair is deeply troubling. The committee is chaired by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana. "Once all the facts are released, I'm confident this matter will once and for all be settled and resolved", he added. Read More »

Italian union says its Ryanair pilots to strike on December 15

But pilots have mobilised in the wake of the announcement of 20,000 flight cancellations by the Irish carrier, which it said was due to a lack of standby pilots. Ryanair brushed off the prospect of fresh disruption, saying that previous threatened strikes hade failed to materialise. Ryanair does not recognise unions and has long managed to avoid industrial action. Read More »

Bronze Age artifacts used meteoric iron

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Historians have therefore always been puzzled by the presence of some iron weapons and tools dating back to the Bronze Age , which were highly valued as rarities at the time. His collection of iron artifacts includes beads from Gerzeh (Egypt, ?3200 BCE); a dagger from Alaca Höyük (Turkey, ?2500 BCE); a pendant from Umm el-Marra (Syria, ?2300 BCE); an axe from Ugarit (Syria, ?1400 BCE) and several others from the Shang dynasty civilization (China, ?1400 BCE); and the dagger, bracelet, and ... Read More »

Senate To Investigate Scope Of FBI's Political Bias

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Members of the House Freedom Caucus are urging the Department of Justice to investigate claims that the Federal Bureau of Investigation gave Hillary Clinton preferential treatment during the probe into her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Read More »

Palestine, Egypt confer after U.S. decision on Jerusalem

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 20, 2017. President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to advance plans to move the U.S. Read More »

Sessions spars with interns over marijuana policy, police brutality

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Also during the event, another intern asked Sessions why he supports cracking down on legalized marijuana, which she noted killed vastly fewer people each year than legal firearms. Sessions replied, "Well, that may be the view in Berkeley, but it's not the view" elsewhere. The intern went on to explain that this wasn't just an issue at Berkeley, and he pointed an incident in Columbus, Ohio, where an officer was caught on video stomping on a restrained suspect's head . Read More »

Man trapped by legs in oil tank

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The victim is believed to be aged in his 20s or 30s, and his body is still trapped in the six-metre battery shaped tank. Another worker, 29, was injured while a third man, 28, sustained leg injuries when he tried to save his co-workers at the DIC Australia premises on Chisholm Road. Read More »

Israel Defense Forces strike Gaza Strip after Hamas rocket attack

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The rockets came amid rising tensions in Gaza and the West Bank following US President Trump's announcement that the US recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. 7, 2017.Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes on the Israeli border with Gaza, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Read More »

Firefighters battle Creek fire above Sylmar

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Huge, fast-spreading wildfires in southern California have already destroyed at least 200 homes. Los Angeles Fire Department crews are working both the Creek Fire , which Terrazas said may have burned 14,000 acres above Sylmar, and, on the other end of the city, the Skirball Fire , which erupted in Bel-Air before dawn Thursday. Read More »