Bronx Man Arrested After Attempting to Kidnap Sleeping Woman on Train

The victim then tells what appears to be her partner, who also was asleep, what happened, and then points the man out. "So I'm sitting there now", he said. "I mean, let's really think about that: I'm going to carry her from the train station over h... More..

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Twitterati slams Australia PM Scott Morrison for choosing cricket over bushfires
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Twitterati slams Australia PM Scott Morrison for choosing cricket over bushfires

New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian declared a seven-day state of emergency starting on Friday, which grants the New South Wales Rural Fire Service commissioner more control and power. The town was one o...More..

Castro Ends His Campaign
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Castro Ends His Campaign

But due to the short amount of time left until the Iowa caucuses combined with the "circumstances of this campaign season", Castro said, "I've determined that it simply isn't our time ". Throughout the race, C...More..

Resurgent Austrian Greens in coalition deal with centre-right party
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Resurgent Austrian Greens in coalition deal with centre-right party

Mr Kurz - nicknamed "Wunderkind" by his supporters - said: 'We succeeded in uniting the best of both worlds . The agreement - which requires approval at a party congress of the Greens taking place Saturday -...More..

Major commercial plane crash deaths down over 50% in 2019
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

Major commercial plane crash deaths down over 50% in 2019

The number of people killed in commercial aeroplane crashes more than halved year-on-year in 2019 despite an increase in accidents, statistics from the Aviation Safety Network reveal. The aerospace corporatio...More..

House Dem lends support for not sending impeachment to Senate 'at all'
by | Friday, January 03, 2020

House Dem lends support for not sending impeachment to Senate 'at all'

According to a Washington Post report Thursday, congressional aides said that McConnell and Schumer failed to communicate over the holidays on how to resolve their disagreements regarding the Senate impeac...More..

Police arrest man in Las Vegas kidnapping caught on surveillance video
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Police arrest man in Las Vegas kidnapping caught on surveillance video

A Nest camera recorded the disturbing moment when a woman in Las Vegas, Nevada, approached a stranger's door and pleaded for help Wednesday. Seconds later, a man jumps out of a white sedan and sprints up to her...More..

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast

According to the university's website, the position serves three main functions: presiding over degree ceremonies, acting as an ambassador for the university in an effort to "open doors", and advising Vice Cha...More..

4th Quarter Fundraising Hauls Announced
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

4th Quarter Fundraising Hauls Announced

The Sanders campaign said it received 40,000 new donors on the final day of the fourth quarter, and 300,000 new donors in the fourth quarter overall. No other candidates have released their fundraising numb...More..

Alex Jones to pay $100k in Sandy Hook case
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Alex Jones to pay $100k in Sandy Hook case

The lawsuit arises out of claims Jones made on air that the December 14, 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut at Sandy Hook Elementary was a staged hoax. He is fighting similar lawsuits in CT by other families...More..

Teen survives 152-metre fall down mountain
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Teen survives 152-metre fall down mountain

The father said that the fall isn't going to stop his son from climbing in the future. Gurbaz Singh, 16, was reportedly with friends near the summit of the mountain on a section known as The Pearly Gates ...More..

Alfred A Knopf’s Sonny Mehta passes away
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Alfred A Knopf’s Sonny Mehta passes away

As an editor and publisher, he was probably responsible for one of your favourite books. Mehta was married to journalist and writer Gita Mehta, best known for her classic report on Indian life, Karma Cola. ...More..

Cars get trapped in tumbleweeds on Washington state highway
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Cars get trapped in tumbleweeds on Washington state highway

Wind gusts of between 30 and 50 miles per hour blew the weeds onto the road, creating towering piles that clogged the thoroughfare, Trooper Chris Thorson told the outlet. The state Department of Transportatio...More..

Compliance advised amid questions about tobacco, e-cigarette age hike implementation
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Compliance advised amid questions about tobacco, e-cigarette age hike implementation

The flavours are to be banned only for a "period of time", with the possibility that they will be legalised again in the future. An announcement that will take certain e-cigarette flavors off the United State...More..

Happy New Year: London welcomes 2020 with spectacular firework display
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Happy New Year: London welcomes 2020 with spectacular firework display

The city's lengthy display began even before midnight local time (1400 CET). A "Symphony of Lights" took place instead, involving projections on the city's tallest skyscrapers, whilewhile smaller-scale pyrotech...More..

Australian bushfires: Military deployed to help devastated communities as death toll rises
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Australian bushfires: Military deployed to help devastated communities as death toll rises

The smoke that filled the sky covered the city in the dark before becoming a bewildering tone of bright red. The police advised police not to make plans to holiday in the south coast, "particularly in the gen...More..

North Korea to US: End Your 'Hostile Policy' or Get Nothing
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

North Korea to US: End Your 'Hostile Policy' or Get Nothing

The comments were made during a four-day meeting of the ruling Workers' Party and reported by the state-run Korean Central News Agency on New Year's Day. "The secretary-general very much hopes that the tests wi...More..

Rail fare goes up, new rates effective from today
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Rail fare goes up, new rates effective from today

People buying an annual standard pass from Norwich to London from today will see the cost increase by more than £200 from £8,424 to just over £8,600. This will further dent the developmental prospects as Rail...More..

CDC to check flights from Wuhan, plays down SARS rumors
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

CDC to check flights from Wuhan, plays down SARS rumors

As the channel CGTN, citing local authorities, most people who worked at the local seafood market. According to an initial investigation, the pneumonia outbreak is due to viral infection. A Chinese woman ...More..

Taiwan's top military official missing after helicopter makes emergency landing
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Taiwan's top military official missing after helicopter makes emergency landing

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said in a Facebook post that she has directed the relevant departments to "put their full efforts into the search and rescue to ensure all the people were safe". The incident come...More..

Four astronauts selected for India’s first manned mission, Gaganyaan: ISRO chief
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Four astronauts selected for India’s first manned mission, Gaganyaan: ISRO chief

Sivan told reporters that this lunar effort would include a lander and a rover, much like the Chandrayaan-2 mission. "It will also have a lander, rover and a propulsion module like its predecessor", he said. "W...More..

Warmest December in Moscow: 2019 was hottest year on record for Russian Federation
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

Warmest December in Moscow: 2019 was hottest year on record for Russian Federation

Petersburg, Russia's second largest city. "This is all the snow there is in Moscow ", one Instagram user wrote, accompanied with a photograph from near the Kremlin. Earlier this month, Russian climatologis...More..

PM's immunity request expires at midnight
by | Thursday, January 02, 2020

PM's immunity request expires at midnight

On December 13, the Knesset announced that it would dissolve itself and hold early elections on March 2, 2020, after Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz failed for the second time to obtain a majority of 61 (ou...More..

Dozens of animals killed in zoo fire after sky lanterns seen nearby
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Dozens of animals killed in zoo fire after sky lanterns seen nearby

But firefighters prevented the flames from spreading to other buildings at the zoo in North Rhine-Westphalia. Several witnesses reported that they had seen the cylindrical paper lanterns with little fires ins...More..

Chinese FM holds talks with Iranian Foreign Minister
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Chinese FM holds talks with Iranian Foreign Minister

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, gestures as he and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif while entering a hall for the talks in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. "Today we are imposing sanct...More..

Trump Impeachment: President Calls Pelosi 'Most Overrated Person I Know'
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Trump Impeachment: President Calls Pelosi 'Most Overrated Person I Know'

Senate following his impeachment by the Democratic-led House of Representatives, but that he did not really care. "They produced no case so now she doesn't want to go to the Senate". Then you allow Senators...More..

China, Russia, and Iran Hold Joint Naval Exercises
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

China, Russia, and Iran Hold Joint Naval Exercises

The commander of Iran's Navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, hinted that the exercise would "send a message to the world", and that it signals "that these three countries have reached a meaningful strategic p...More..

Recreational marijuana is legal in IL on January 1
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Recreational marijuana is legal in IL on January 1

While other media outlets are quoting the Illinois State Police as saying that it is illegal for dispensaries to collect or store personal information about cannabis users. Motions can be filed to vacate offens...More..

The chief of the municipal police arrested for the Mexican Mormon massacre
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

The chief of the municipal police arrested for the Mexican Mormon massacre

At least nine people, including six children, are dead. Four others are being held under house arrest. Federal officials arrested Fidel Alejandro Villegas in the town of Janos, according to the New York ...More..

Pope Francis slaps woman, Video goes viral on internet
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Pope Francis slaps woman, Video goes viral on internet

Pope Francis appeared irked during a walkabout among the faithful in St. Peter's Square when a woman grabbed his hand. The grabby pilgrim waits her turn. "The Holy Father told me that the motivation was very...More..

Texas gun laws saved lives in church attack
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Texas gun laws saved lives in church attack

West Freeway Church of Christ's senior minister, Britt Farmer , told The Christian Chronicle he recognized the shooter after seeing a photo of him. Local TV station NBC DFW , citing unidentified law enforce...More..

Jeremy Corbyn urges Labour to lead 'resistance' to Tories in 2020
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Jeremy Corbyn urges Labour to lead 'resistance' to Tories in 2020

Burgon says he will outline more on his plans to become deputy leader in the New Year. A number of senior Labour politicians have said they are considering entering the race to succeed him, in a contest due...More..

Priyanka Gandhi alleges manhandling by Uttar Pradesh cops
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Priyanka Gandhi alleges manhandling by Uttar Pradesh cops

Her motorcade was blocked by police, leaving her with no choice but to climb into the narrow, uncomfortable seat of a two-wheeler. The top Congress leader also claimed that police personnel had even grabbed h...More..

Australia bush fires expected to spread into the new year
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Australia bush fires expected to spread into the new year

Normally, koalas are not particularly social creatures, especially around humans, but this little koala didn't seem too scared of Heusler and the other cyclists she was with. "We are expecting more hard news ou...More..

New Year, new decade
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

New Year, new decade

Sydney's famous New Year's Eve fireworks will go ahead, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, despite a petition signed by more than 250,000 people calling for them to be scrapped in light of the fires. In Aust...More..