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North Korean missile test crashed into one of country's own cities

North Korean missile test crashed into one of country's own cities Tokchon, North Korea, is where a test-fired missile landed, the report claims. During its third test, the missile failed once again, reportedly because its first-stage engines failed.But what made matters worse was the fact that the missile crashed into a complex of industrial or agricultural buildings in the city of Tokchon in North Korea, not far from the capital, Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

South African tourist killed in Egypt hot air balloon crash

South African tourist killed in Egypt hot air balloon crash The body of the deceased American tourist and the seven other injured were transferred to Luxor International Hospital. The incident was caused by strong winds that forced the balloon off its course above the city's temples and tombs. In 2013, a hot air balloon caught fire in mid-flight over Luxor, killing 19 tourists . New Zealanders are understood to have been involved in a fatal hot air ba... [Full Article...]

Are you ready for a latte levy?

Are you ready for a latte levy? Many retailers sell cups bearing the Mobius Loop and other recycling symbols, but while the cups can be deposited at some retailers and soon at bring banks coordinated by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK), they cannot be placed in mixed or paper-specific recycling bins - the resultant contamination can lead to more waste going to landfill. [Full Article...]

Daesh claims Kabul attack that killed 15 people

Daesh claims Kabul attack that killed 15 people According to the local Tolo News , 15 people got killed and around 20 people wounded in the bombing, which President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called an "inhuman terrorist attack". While Afghan forces backed by U.S. air strikes have claimed some success against Taliban insurgents since the United States announced a stepped up military strategy past year, high profile attacks on civilian targets in K... [Full Article...]

Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning

Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning Minimum wind chill values will range from five below zero to five above zero. Today has mostly sunny skies and it remains breezy with winds at 15-20 miles per hour. The first few days of 2018 literally went down in history. "We're not setting any record temperatures for cold right now, but certainly below normal", Mitchell says. [Full Article...]

Bomb cyclone? What's next for Eastern Canada's brutally cold winter

Bomb cyclone? What's next for Eastern Canada's brutally cold winter A "cold weather bomb" is making its way up the East Coast. Some 3,000 customers were hit in NY and about 10,000 in Boston, although service was partly restored at the end of the day. In coastal Boston, the storm was accompanied by giant waves that led to what Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker described as "historic flooding" that inundated the city´s eastern streets as well as coastal areas o... [Full Article...]

Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger

Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Spirit Airlines Passenger The criminal was reportedly living in the USA on a temporary visa. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the 22-year-old victim was traveling Wednesday morning on a Spirit Airlines flight when she dozed off in her window seat. [Full Article...]

US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists

US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists Some estimates put the total amount at $1.15 billion. The State Department's declaration on Thursday lambasted Pakistan for failing to take "decisive action " against Taliban militants targeting USA personnel in neighboring Afghanistan. Pakistan's embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday. These are meant to reimburse Pakistan for its "operational and l... [Full Article...]

Southampton Fans Tweet Hilariously Backfires After Shane Long Goal

Southampton Fans Tweet Hilariously Backfires After Shane Long Goal The man who missed the ensuing penalty two days earlier, Luka Milivojevic , scored a cathartic victor with a deft 20-yard curler as Southampton's nosedive towards the relegation zone continued. Roy Hodgson reshuffled by bringing on Patrick van Aanholt at the start of the second half for an injured Yohan Cabaye . The goal arrived at the away side's best spell and they built on it when Luk... [Full Article...]

New Israel law would make it harder to divide Jerusalem

New Israel law would make it harder to divide Jerusalem Israel's parliament passed a law Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, requiring a supermajority to relinquish control over any part of Jerusalem, a move that could hamstring the city's division in any future peace deal. "The President has basically said he doesn't want to give any additional funding, or stop funding, until the Palestinians agree to come back to the negotiation table", Ambassador Nikki Haley tol... [Full Article...]

At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway

At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway ET on Tuesday, involving dozens of vehicles near Ransom Road in Lancaster. Eleven people have been transported to local hospitals by ambulance. Twenty-two vehicles were directly involved in the crash, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted following reports of 75 vehicles involved in the crash. [Full Article...]

Local school districts to operate on delays due to chilly temperatures Tuesday

Local school districts to operate on delays due to chilly temperatures Tuesday Horry County Schools will continue to monitor the progression of the winter storm and will provide an update on Wednesday afternoon if further schedule changes are necessary for Thursday. However, New Life Christian School will operate on a normal schedule. Therefore, DeKalb County Schools and buses will operate on a two-hour delay January 3-5, 2018. [Full Article...]

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country He said on the presidency's website: "This is nothing". Musa Ghazanfarabadi, the head of Tehran's Revolutionary Court, reportedly warned that the arrested protesters "will be soon put on trial and the ringleaders would face serious charges including " moharebeh " - an Islamic term meaning warring against God - which carries the death penalty". [Full Article...]

U.S. service member killed in combat in Afghanistan

U.S. service member killed in combat in Afghanistan John Nicholson, commander of USA forces in Afghanistan . There are around 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of the Trump administration's South Asia strategy. American and Afghan special forces troops have been carrying out secret missions against ISIS in the province, the Times reported in September. Militants in Achin were pushed into mountains that border Pakistan and were attemp... [Full Article...]

Senator Al Franken to Officially Resign from Office

Senator Al Franken to Officially Resign from Office Bachmann retired from Congress in 2014 amid investigations into alleged violations of campaign finance law during her short-lived presidential run in 2012. "I'm not saying that he didn't do some bad boy things". Republican state Sen. Karin Housley has announced a campaign for the seat . I think he did. [Full Article...]

Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run Romney frequently spoke out against Trump during the 2016 campaign, and called on the president to apologize for his inflammatory remarks about a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Hatch steps down amid speculation that Romney, the former MA governor who ran against Democratic President Barack Obama in 2012, would run for his Senate seat. [Full Article...]

43 potential snake eggs found in school sandpit

43 potential snake eggs found in school sandpit One group of school students might be returning to the playground with some trepidation after uncovering a nest of mystery eggs in their sandpit before the holiday break. "What we were told was there were a couple of sightings of large brown snakes behind the area and all we could surmise is that they were brown snake eggs". [Full Article...]

Flight took off in 2018 and landed in 2017

Flight took off in 2018 and landed in 2017 They rang in 2018 - then their flight took off back into 2017. It followed up with another tweet showing six aircraft - three each from China Airlines and Eva Air - taking off from Taipei in 2018 "to bring their passengers back to year 2017 in North America". [Full Article...]

Not-so-happy new year for United Kingdom commuters as fares rise

Not-so-happy new year for United Kingdom commuters as fares rise Williamson continued: "If CPI had been used instead of RPI since 2004, then rail fares would be 17 per cent lower, a significant amount of money for season ticket holders who are spending thousands of pounds to get to work". The highest increase was on a Virgin Trains season ticket between Birmingham and London Euston which will have risen by £2,539 since 2010 and now costs £10,567, the analysis... [Full Article...]

Chrissy Teigen Struggles To Choose Baby Name

Chrissy Teigen Struggles To Choose Baby Name Teigen's husband and Luna's dad John Legend also jumped in the Twitter fray, threatening a lawsuit. Conkin tweeted photos of Teigen and Legend's daughter Luna dressed in various costumes, including Alice in Wonderland and a pineapple, suggesting that the costumes pointed towards some involvement with the completely made-up paedophile ring. [Full Article...]


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