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Search for missing Penn student in Southern California Search for missing Penn student in Southern California
- January 08, 2018

The friend told investigators that he used a bathroom in the park at around 11 p.m. and when he came out, Bernstein was no longer there, Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Department said, The Los Angeles Times reported. The friend was said to have texted Bernstein, asking where he was and when there was no response, the high-school buddy left. "We have to do everything in our power to try to get this young brilliant man back to us", Bernstein's father said. (more...)
Man dies after being attacked by alleged right-wing activists, CM announces compensation Man dies after being attacked by alleged right-wing activists, CM announces compensation
- January 08, 2018

The Mangaluru police have arrested four people- Sandesh, Dhanush, Srujith and Kishan- all of them history-sheeters, in connection with the case. The BJP has blamed "jehadi forces" for the latest killing and accused the Siddaramaiah government of being "soft" towards them and claimed that, as a result, 22 Hindu activists have been murdered so far, a charge dismissed by the ruling Congress. (more...)
UP govt issues directives on use of loudspeakers at religious, public places UP govt issues directives on use of loudspeakers at religious, public places
- January 08, 2018

The Uttar Pradesh government has banned the unauthorised use of loudspeakers and public address systems at religious and public places across the state. Each area has separate maximum limits for permissible sound levels. All district officials have also been asked to ensure that the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 are followed during all processions and marriage functions. (more...)
Stony Brook family's cruise to Bahamas rocked by winter storm Stony Brook family's cruise to Bahamas rocked by winter storm
- January 08, 2018

A dream vacation around the Bahamas turned into a nightmare for 4000 cruise passengers after a brutal winter storm pummelled their ship. She and Del Ross spoke with the station while they were en route to NY after they said their 4,000 passenger cruise ship sailed right into the storm Tuesday night for two harrowing days in ocean swells up to 30 feet. (more...)
Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant Five employees charred to death after fire breaks out at Bengaluru restaurant
- January 08, 2018

The reason for the fire is not yet known and investigation is underway. It took them three-and-a-half hours to completely douse off the fire. The cause of the fire is unknown and is being investigated the note also read. "A boy started screaming outside the bar and I went to see what happened". Fire services were pressed into action. As the employees were locked from the inside they were not able to reach the door. (more...)
Yale psychiatrist briefed members of Congress on Trump's mental fitness Yale psychiatrist briefed members of Congress on Trump's mental fitness
- January 08, 2018

The Congressmen called on the internationally recognised expert on violence to brief them about the President's recent behaviour, reported the Daily News. Legal experts' questions about Trump's fitness for office recently resurfaced when, in a January 2 tweet responding to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's New Year's Day address, the president boasted that his nuclear button is "much bigger" than Kim's. (more...)
North Korea says likely to join Olympics in South North Korea says likely to join Olympics in South
- January 08, 2018

In the attacks, which began as early as December 22, emails were "spoofed" to make them appear to come from South Korea's National Counter-Terrorism Center, which was in the process of conducting antiterror drills in the region in preparation for the Games. (more...)
PM Modi to chair high-level police conference in Gwalior PM Modi to chair high-level police conference in Gwalior
- January 08, 2018

An official release said that the "Annual Conference of Director General of Police and Inspector General of Police of states" is an event where top police officers share and discuss security related issues. The discussions will continue tomorrow with Prime Minister addressing the valedictory ceremony of the conference, before departing for Delhi. Last year, the issue of cross-border terrorism was discussed in detail. (more...)
Schumer pushes for fentanyl legislation at airport security Schumer pushes for fentanyl legislation at airport security
- January 08, 2018

Roughly 60 percent of the country's mail passes through JFK's global mail facility and 84 shipments of the drug were detected there past year. "Every day we wait someone is going to die", he said. It does not specify where it should go except to the areas of greatest need. The machines would cost about $20,000 each, he said. "This new law will make sure our ports of entry, field labs and worldwide mail facilities have access to more handheld chemical scanners to test suspicious ... (more...)
Germany, Turkey vow to end spat Germany, Turkey vow to end spat
- January 08, 2018

Bilateral relations strained a year ago after local German governments banned pro-Erdogan rallies ahead of a referendum that expanded the Turkish president's powers. Tens of thousands of people have been detained and purged in Turkey since the July 15, 2016 coup attempt, prompting condemnation by some European Union member states as well as rights groups which accuse the Turkish authorities of using the putsch bid as a pretext to silence opposition. (more...)
Woman dies in Queens fire Woman dies in Queens fire
- January 08, 2018

The cause of the fire is under investigation and the Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death. She was identified as Rita Sklar of the 217th Street address. Next-door neighbors tried to warn the residents inside the burning house, shouting, "Fire!" "She didn't make it", said a distraught relative who arrived at the scene. (more...)
Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures in Harbin, China Red Square, Bangkok temple among ice festival sculptures in Harbin, China
- January 08, 2018

The once regional celebration has expanded to attract worldwide visitors, and last year's festival welcomed 18 million visitors and generated about $4.4 billion in tourist revenue, according to the AP. (more...)
Theresa May confirms cabinet reshuffle will take place Theresa May confirms cabinet reshuffle will take place "soon"
- January 08, 2018

Downing Street refused to comment on possible changes on Saturday evening but it is understood that the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson , the chancellor, Philip Hammond , the Brexit secretary, David Davis, and the home secretary, Amber Rudd, would all be continuing in their posts. (more...)
Mahathir to be PM if opposition wins polls Mahathir to be PM if opposition wins polls
- January 08, 2018

Mahathir, who during his 22-year tenure as prime minister earned a reputation of being a no-nonsense authoritarian with little time for dissenters promoting liberal values, stands to become the world's oldest leader if the opposition wins. Malaysia's political landscape has been shaped for almost two decades by a bitter feud between Anwar and Mahathir. Dr Mahathir had sacked Anwar as his deputy in 1998, before going on to vilify the latter for sodomy and corruption up until their recent ... (more...)
Fire Hits Metro Ayala Center in Cebu Fire Hits Metro Ayala Center in Cebu
- January 08, 2018

The Metro Department Store and Ayala Center are located in Cebu Business Park, which is owned by the Cebu Holdings Inc., an affiliate of Ayala Land Inc. "All firetrucks of Cebu City fire station and their volunteers are responding to the fire", Fire Superintendent Vonrad Fernando Dobluis of Bureau of Fire Protection Region-7 said in an interview with dzMM early Saturday afternoon. (more...)
Police arrest man after five cats killed in Northampton Police arrest man after five cats killed in Northampton
- January 08, 2018

However other small animals, such as rabbits and foxes, have also been found dead and mutilated across the country. The incident occurred only a few days after their other cat was found dead in the Kingsley area after being set on fire. In a statement it said: 'The fear is the real killer will be infuriated by the reports and will want to prove he is still at large, and will taunt his pursuers by embarking on a new orgy of cat slayings to show he's still one step ahead of his hunters'. (more...)
Chen, Rippon, Zhou chosen for Olympics; Miner bumped Chen, Rippon, Zhou chosen for Olympics; Miner bumped
- January 08, 2018

I had a mistake on the axel, which I'll have to address when I get home, but ultimately, I'm very happy with tonight. It's all happening so fast, it seems like just yesterday that I first stepped on the ice. "I'm disappointed. It's that simple". Chen knew he would be on this Olympic team. "Lutz this whole week has not been my forte, so I figured those would be the two safest jumps to put out today". (more...)
Two men involved in UND attempted sexual assault case, police say Two men involved in UND attempted sexual assault case, police say
- January 08, 2018

Police also have video of the suspects leaving the hall after the incident, Weigel said. UND police say the suspect left after a "brief interaction". During the investigation it was determined that the suspect and another man may have entered several rooms in Noren Hall and taken items. (more...)
Tsunami and landslide ALERT after dormant volcano erupts for first time ever Tsunami and landslide ALERT after dormant volcano erupts for first time ever
- January 08, 2018

Kadovar is around 40 kilometres northwest of Manam Island, from which residents were evacuated in 2004 following a significant eruption in 2004. PNG authorities were alerted about the shock eruption by distressed residents who called for help from the island, News Corp reports. (more...)
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom vacation together Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom vacation together
- January 08, 2018

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom broke up almost a year ago, but they are still close and just went on a trip to the Maldives! Katy was said to have made her way from Dubai to the Maldives to stop in and visit the Lord Of The Rings actor, following a show in the UAE as part of her ongoing tour. (more...)
WATCH Dustin Johnson hole out for eagle to take lead at Kapalua WATCH Dustin Johnson hole out for eagle to take lead at Kapalua
- January 08, 2018

He was deprived of a share of the lead only when Leishman (69) and Harman (68) both birdied the 663-yard, par-five 18th for a 10-under 136 total. And, just as commentator Frank Nobilo suggested the caddie should "take the flag out", he did just that as Johnson's ball missed the hole by a few inches before rolling off the back of the green. (more...)
(NASDAQ:SBUX) Holdings Boosted by WFG Advisors LP
- January 08, 2018

Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 2,007 shares of the coffee company's stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. The stock's 50 day moving average price is $56.17 and its 200-day moving average price is $55.71. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reiterated a conviction-buy rating and issued a $68.00 price objective on shares of Starbucks in a report on Friday, January 27th. (more...)
Moya: Nadal Will Be Fine For Australian Open Moya: Nadal Will Be Fine For Australian Open
- January 08, 2018

But that will be all he has to go on when he makes the call to potentially play seven best-of-five set matches at the first Grand Slam tournament of the 2018 season. "There are new stories, which we want in the game". Nadal joins former No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, a six-time Australian Open champion, in using the Kooyong event to warm up for the year's first Grand Slam tournament. (more...)
Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer
- January 08, 2018

These efforts on Trump's part were uncovered as Mueller tries to determine whether the President obstructed justice by trying to derail the federal Russian Federation investigation. It said that Trump Jr. had said he and the Russian lawyer had "primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children", and the conversation was unrelated to the campaign. (more...)
Grandmother dies in Lake Charles house fire Grandmother dies in Lake Charles house fire
- January 08, 2018

A 38-year old woman was killed when the home she was in caught fire on January 1st. Extra wood pieces placed near the stove ignited, starting the fire, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office. The 4-year-old was uninjured. The home had no working smoke alarms. It was the third fire fatality reported in Minnesota in 2018. Out of those 13 calls, 22 lives were lost, said Thompson. (more...)
Toronto opening armoury to homeless ahead of schedule amid frigid temperatures Toronto opening armoury to homeless ahead of schedule amid frigid temperatures
- January 08, 2018

With the opening of the Moss Park Armoury, the total number of winter respite spaces in Toronto will rise to 510 - a stark increase from last year's capacity of just 160 spaces. A number of outreach teams also spent the night, between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., patrolling the streets with paramedics and offering their help to people outside. (more...)
South Korea offers talks with North on Winter Olympics South Korea offers talks with North on Winter Olympics
- January 08, 2018

The UN Security Council imposed a fresh round of sanctions on North Korea in December following the test. Soldiers are dangerously fleeing to South Korea . Moon's unification minister, Cho Myoung-gyon, proposed in a nationally televised news conference that the two Koreas meet January 9 at the shared border village of Panmunjom to discuss Olympic cooperation and how to improve overall ties. (more...)
Angela Merkel hopeful of breakthrough in coalition talks Angela Merkel hopeful of breakthrough in coalition talks
- January 08, 2018

Martin Schulz, whose SPD won the second highest number of votes in general elections in Germany past year, told the German Bild daily that Berlin was footing a hefty bill for the migrant crisis while some countries have refused to take in migrants. (more...)
Weekend weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s Weekend weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 40s
- January 08, 2018

From then, things should keep warming up, with highs entering the 60s through Saturday and the lowest low still in the 50s. Sunday night: Patchy fog after 10 p.m. Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10 a.m. Patchy fog after 10 p.m. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy and milder. Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. (more...)
Dunkin' Donuts does doughnuts without artificial dyes Dunkin' Donuts does doughnuts without artificial dyes
- January 08, 2018

Dunkin' Donuts is eliminating artificial dyes from all their food and drinks in the U.S.by the end of the year, the Massachusetts-based company said Thursday in a statement. "We look forward to sharing a sweet 2018 with more donut news and innovative new flavors in the months ahead". In the meantime, Dunkin' Donuts is touting its new Snow Flurries Donut, a yeast ring doughnut with blue icing and snowflake sprinkles. (more...)

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