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BMC assures punishment for Mumbai Kamala Mills fire culprits

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According to a senior police official, Mojo's Bistro pub is owned by Pathak and Nagpur-based businessman Yug Tulli. Fire Department has submitted its investigation report in which it mentioned that the flying embers came in contact with combustible curtain fabric at the restaurant and sparked fire. Read More »

Feces-Smearing Passenger Forces Flight To Divert To Alaska, Reports Say

United Airlines flight 895 from Chicago to Hong Kong was not even halfway through its flight when it was forced to land due to a "passenger smearing feces everywhere", according to Ted Stevens International Airport Police. Joe Gamache said. No charges have been filed. Airport Operations says the Boeing 777 was grounded overnight for maintenance, leaving passengers stranded in Anchorage. Read More »

In blizzard's icy wake, intense cold grips US Northeast

Our first major snow storm of a 2018 has certainly lived up to its' potential with upwards of a foot of snow across parts of CT. The storm was powered by a rapid plunge in barometric pressure that some weather forecasters called a bombogenesis , or a " bomb cyclone ". Read More »

Samsung's Notebook 7 Spin refresh sneaks out ahead of CES

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Next up is the more premium Samsung Notebook 9 Pen (pictured top), which is already on sale in the firm's Korean homeland. The notebook is wrapped up in a metal chassis that looks to be pleasantly thin and light. High-quality performance: Both devices also feature the latest 8generation Intel Core i7 processor and Samsung Dual Channel Memory for speed without reduced performance or speed. Read More »

Major winter storm moves up the east coast

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Bomb cyclones can draw colder air in from the north, then blast out icy temperatures. People who take to the roads are in for an "ugly, long commute" New York Gov. The mayor said that though schools were closed Thursday, they were expected to be open Friday. NY sanitation workers are getting ready to deploy 2,200 ploughs to help clear the streets, City's Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, said. Read More »

Rat Grounds Alaska Airlines Flight At Oakland International

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If you have plans to fly to the East Coast in the next few days, or plan to meet a passenger scheduled to fly from that region, check the status of flights before heading for the airport. Bradley Airport said Thursday afternoon that around 90 percent of flights have been canceled for the day and more cancelations are expected as the storm progresses. Read More »

Tamil Nadu transport corporations go on sudden strike, passengers left stranded

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Hours after the Madras High Court ordered them to call of the strike, the transport corporation unions on Friday said their agitation would continue till their demands on wage revision were met by the Tamil Nadu government. "They have no money to prove a reasonable hike to transport workers", he said. The workers of the transport department have been demanding for a pay scale revision to Rs 30,000. Read More »

Four policemen killed in J&K blast

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The deceased policemen have been identified as Irshad Ahmad (ASI) of Doda, Mohd Amin of Kupwara, Ghulam Rasool and Ghulam Nabi of Sopore. Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have detonated a bomb and killed four police officials. Read More »

Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Thursday

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A " bomb cyclone " is pummelling the Atlantic coast of America, delivering the worst storm for decades. Meteorologists are calling the impending winter detonation a "bomb cyclone", a storm system with a rapidly decreasing pressure area and explosive strength. Read More »

Avalanche hits vehicle in Kashmir, 6 feared dead

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The authorities today confirmed that five dead bodies have been recovered including that of senior "beacon" officer of the Border Roads Organisation. The avalanche, reportedly, hit a vehicle (passenger taxi) at Sadhna Top in Tangdhar area. Read More »

US Treasury Department sanctions 5 Iranian entities

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McMaster to discuss possible legislation, Senate and White House aides said. Iranian officials claim to have the unrest under control, with state television on January 4 showing video of pro-government counterdemonstrations in several cities, although the reports can not be independently confirmed. Read More »

Tillerson elaborates United States foreign policy, says will keep job for whole 2018

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Reports surfaced in October that Tillerson had called Trump a "fucking moron", which was followed by a New York Times story in late November claiming that Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly had plans to oust Tillerson. "That is not the first choice and the President's been clear that's not his first choice, but it is important that North Koreans as well as every regional player understand how high the stakes are, in an effort to ensure our diplomatic efforts are fully supported", ... Read More »

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots add up to one billion dollars

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If no one gets the winning numbers, it will roll over and could reach $720 million. On Saturday, the drawing for a $570 million jackpot will be drawn. Both lottery games now offer prizes of $400 million or more at the same time. Instead of opting for the publicised jackpot figure, which is paid out over an annuity paid over 29 years, most lottery winners choose to take a lump sum payment. Read More »

NRC Publication: NE states tighten vigil on Assam border

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The logo contains the national emblem and the first letter of the word Bengal written in Bengali. The new state emblem features the "Biswa Bangla" logo. "The West Bengal CM's statement is extremely unfortunate. We will announce it when we obtain the permission", she added. "This logo will be printed in all government documents including government letterheads". Read More »

White House seeks $18 billion for border wall with Mexico

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Yet in a private phone call in January, shortly after being sworn in, Trump told Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto that Mexico paying for the wall is "the least important thing that we are talking about, but politically this might be the most important [thing we] talk about". Read More »

Motel 6 Faces Boycott Over ICE Cooperation

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After the Phoenix New Times report in September , Motel 6′s corporate office said it would issue a directive to all USA locations telling employees they were prohibited from voluntarily providing ICE with guest lists. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that his office is suing Motel 6 after it disclosed the personal information of thousands of guests to federal immigration authorities in violation of state law. Read More »

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wary of series against Pakistan

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Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed and Kane Williamson of New Zealand shake hands after the toss for the first one-day worldwide (ODI) in Basin Reserve, Wellington , New Zealand , January 6, 2017. New Zealand opted for the pace of Lockie Ferguson , with Matt Henry missing out. Azhar Ali , Mohammad Hafeez , Shoaib Malik and Babar Azam - their top run-scorer in ODIs in 2017 - form the batting core, with Fakhar Zaman , the opening batsman, capable of giving the visitors a brisk start, ... Read More »

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to a combined $1 billion

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This weekend you'll have not one but two chances at being a big victor in the upcoming lottery drawings. "Can you really spend that much money?" At Schnucks on Rockton Ave., players say the jackpot is too big to skip out on. But the odds of winning? The odds of picking the right six numbers for the Mega Millions jackpot are 303 million to 1, the game said. Until October, Mega Millions players picked five numbers from 1 to 75 and a Mega number between 1 and 15. Read More »

More than 400 homes, businesses hit with frozen pipes

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Add insulation to attics, basements and crawl spaces. Remove hoses from outside faucets - if you leave hoses connected, with water still in them, there's no place for water from the faucet or water line to drain. Next, open the faucet so that water will flow through the pipe once the area is melted. Apply heat to the section of pipe using an electric heating pad wrapped around the pipe , an electric hair dryer, a portable space heater (kept away from flammable materials), or by ... Read More »

Disney's 'Merlin' Saga Adaptation Eyes Ridley Scott for Director

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Disney has hired Ridley Scott to helm the upcoming film " The Merlin Saga ". Philippa Boyens will pen the script for the movie. He directed two movies a year ago in May, " Alien " and "Covenant". So The Merlin Saga has quite a bit going for it even without Scott's presence, but the film would mark a return to fantasy for the director as well. Read More »

Fight for Virginia House continues with court hearing

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Virginia Republican David Yancey is the victor of a tie-breaking drawing for a House of Delegates seat, a result that appears to allow Republicans to barely hang on to control of the chamber. Almost two months after voters cast their ballots, the victor of the race was decided Thursday morning by a random drawing , the latest dramatic moment in the most suspenseful election of 2017. Read More »

I am being targeted by BJP, Sangh: Jignesh Mevani

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Maharashtra Janata Dal (United) chief and member of state legislative council Kapil Patil, who had rebelled against JD (U) after it joined the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), was also detained by the police after he protested against the denial of permission. Read More »

Roy Moore accuser's house fire under investigation for arson

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There was no one inside the home at the time. "I want people to know that it's OK to finally say something", she told AL.com of her reasoning for going public with her story. She said she is thankful for her neighbors, who have been supportive of her family. At the start of the meeting, Moore remarked on how "pretty" she was and made her feel uncomfortable, she said. Read More »

Storm Eleanor lashes Ireland, UK and France

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The maximum temperature tomorrow will be 6 °C. Now the Met office has issued a new weather warning for high winds which will hit the majority of England and Wales today. Tens of thousands of people have been affected by power cuts, and air travel has been disrupted. Overhead wires between Hayes and Harlington and London Paddington were damaged by the storm, forcing journeys to be delayed, and a fallen tree on the line caused major delays on Wednesday between Cambridge and London King's ... Read More »

China limiting oil product exports to N.Korea

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US President Donald Trump has complained that China is allowing oil to go into the North. Observers say China is trying to show that it is meeting its global commitments by implementing the United Nations sanctions . The ministry will also ban imports of grain, farm produce, certain types of minerals, electric devices and other products from North Korea. Last Friday, South Korean officials said that they had impounded a Hong Kong-registered oil tanker suspected of having secretly ... Read More »

Twitter Defends Its Refusal to Suspend Trump's Account

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The word "complicit" has also been linked to Trump's administration in the past. The group also wrote , " Twitter had the audacity to say Trump's escalation with North Korea didn't violate their policies because it [wants] a threat". When they say "World Leaders", we all know who they're really talking about. . "Any time we have any leader tweet, including Trump, there's a very interesting and thriving conversation". Read More »

Mandel Drops out of Ohio's US Senate Race

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Senate seat now held by Sen. He wrote that he plans to serve out the remainder of his term, which expires in January 2019. "But in the meantime, I must put my family first". Gibbons said". Mandel's choice reported Friday in an open letter to "loved ones" leaves Cleveland financier Mike Gibbons on the Republican side for the time being. Read More »