• Russian helicopter crashes into the sea near Norway
Russian helicopter crashes into the sea near Norway

Tore Hongset, another spokesman for the rescue co-ordination centre, told Norwegian news agency NTB that it did not receive any mayday signal from the helicopter. Under the provisions of the treaty, Russia operates a coal mine in Barentsburg, which is home to several hundred Russian and Ukrainian miners. In 2008, another Mil Mi-8 crashed near Bar...

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  • McCarthy: House Will Pass its Budget, Move Tax Reform Forward
McCarthy: House Will Pass its Budget, Move Tax Reform Forward

Republicans want to pass their tax cuts before the holiday recess in December to notch a legislative win and get ahead of the midterm elections. At least three lawmakers who supported the House version said they would vote against the Senate version Thursday unless a deal is reached.

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  • Kid Rock says Senate 'campaign' was a stunt
Kid Rock says Senate 'campaign' was a stunt

Are you fucking kidding me? Naturally, that means that his whole Kid Rock For Senate website was a total fake and it was all to draw attention to the fact that he's releasing a new album soon entitled " Sweet Southern Sugar ", along with his Greatest Show on Earth Tour next year.

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  • Ex-FBI chief confirms 'secret' account — Comey on Twitter
Ex-FBI chief confirms 'secret' account — Comey on Twitter

With a new Twitter pseudonym - Reinhold Niebuhr - Comey revealed he was in Iowa with his wife Patrice, an Iowa native whose father was celebrating his 90th birthday. That's awesome, ' Comey posted that day, along with a picture of Will Farrell's character from the movie 'Anchorman '. Eager to track down his online presence, Feinberg did som...

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  • New Zealand PM-elect to push for TPP changes
New Zealand PM-elect to push for TPP changes

New Zealand has a new prime minister and, perhaps more importantly, a new First Cat. "[We] also have plans around farmland and other critical infrastructure", she added. Ardern, who campaigned on social issues including housing affordability and improved healthcare, has described capitalism as a "blatant failure" when it came to putting a roof ov...

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  • More Warm Temperatures Before a Midweek Cool Down
More Warm Temperatures Before a Midweek Cool Down

We should see some breaks of sun for the afternoon, but temperatures will only be able to rebound into the upper 60s at best. By Tuesday , we turn windy and more humid as rain begins to move into the region. Winds: E 5-10 miles per hour. Winds will be from the north at about 15 miles per hour. A weak cold front will lower temperatures along the ...

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  • USA court paves way for illegal immigrant teen to have abortion
USA court paves way for illegal immigrant teen to have abortion

In March, Lloyd and two other government officials sent out an internal memo that summarized three cases in which facilities that held unaccompanied minors had arranged for abortions, accusing them of doing so without ORR permission in violation of the 2008 policy.

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  • India to Inject $32 Billion Into State Banks to Boost Loan Growth
India to Inject $32 Billion Into State Banks to Boost Loan Growth

During the address, Arun Jaitley also claimed that India has remained world's fastest growing large economy for the past three years. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's target is to keep the fiscal gap at 3.2 percent of gross domestic product.

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  • House Republicans investigating Obama-era uranium deal
House Republicans investigating Obama-era uranium deal

Earlier this year, Nunes temporarily stepped aside from the committee's Russian Federation investigation following a House ethics committee investigation into his handling of classified information, although he has continued to issue subpoenas for the probe, a sore spot with Democrats.

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  • President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for peace before repeat polls
President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for peace before repeat polls

Kenya's Supreme Court will hear a petition on Wednesday filed by three Kenyans that seeks the cancellation of a presidential-election rerun scheduled for the following day. Another electoral commissioner, Roselyn Akombe, resigned, saying free and fair elections were not possible. Wednesday has been unexpectedly declared a public holiday, but the ...

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  • Cardi B blames temporary breakup on the 'Bronx girl' in her
Cardi B blames temporary breakup on the 'Bronx girl' in her

As her team began packing, Albany police arrived. Cardi B was recently kicked out of a NY hotel over the weekend after cops arrived when complaints about the singer were made. "I get paranoid and none of my team smokes". You know where she at, you know where she be - not in her hotel! Albany police spokesman Steve Smith told the Albany T...

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  • Director James Toback accused of sexual harassment by over 30 women
Director James Toback accused of sexual harassment by over 30 women

His most recent movie " The Private Life of a Modern Woman ", starring Sienna Miller , premiered this year at the Venice Film Festival. Numerous reports centre on Toback offering to give young actresses a boost in their career in exchange for something sexual, while others are situations where Toback approached them.

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  • World Health Organization 'rethinking' Mugabe appointment
World Health Organization 'rethinking' Mugabe appointment

Health Minister Simon Harris described the decision as "offensive" and "bizarre", while HSE Director General Tony O'Brien said the appointment was "shameful". "Zimbabwe has ratified the WHO FCTC (Framework Convention on Tobacco Control) in 2014 and the government has launched a levy fund for NCDs to generate revenues for health promotion, including...

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  • 'Mersal' Row: Makers Release Statement Clarifying That They Spoke To BJP Leaders
'Mersal' Row: Makers Release Statement Clarifying That They Spoke To BJP Leaders

In fact, the controversial GST scene had gone viral on the internet. Vadivelu makes a sarcastic remark that his pocket is empty showing his wallet while thanking " digital India ". P A Ranjith, a movie director, said, "I don't think there is a need to remove portions in " Mersal " that addresses the GST and other issues". Narayanasamy on Sund...

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  • Egypt: 50 policemen killed during clashes with militants
Egypt: 50 policemen killed during clashes with militants

Egypt has been struggling to contain an insurgency by Islamic militants led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group, centred mostly across the Suez Canal in the northern region of the Sinai Peninsula. The exchange of gunfire took place on Friday in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya district in the Giza governorate, about 135 kilometers, from the Egyptian...

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  • Texas city requires no Israel boycott for hurricane relief
Texas city requires no Israel boycott for hurricane relief

The application is mainly comprised of unremarkable legalities, with one notable exception: a clause stating that the applicant will not take part in a boycott of Israel for the duration of the grant. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has strongly criticised the contract, saying it infringes on constitutional rights. Verification not to...

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  • Evening Standard Magazine Apologizes to Solange for Touching Her Hair
Evening Standard Magazine Apologizes to Solange for Touching Her Hair

Evening Standard have apologised to Solange after controversy surrounding their recent interview with the singer. On the Evening Standard cover , Knowles' hair was digitally altered and her signature Orion crown braid was erased. Sheesh, we can only imagine how popping the Evening Standard Magazine's DMs (and comments section) are right n...

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  • Rahul Gandhi's twitter tactics exposed; bots being used, say experts
Rahul Gandhi's twitter tactics exposed; bots being used, say experts

Hindustan time in a report had claimed that Rahul Gandhi's tweets have been retweeted more than any other politician in recent times which now appears to be the work of bots or fake users. The 30,000 retweets for this remark was what caught everyone's attention. Rathore, MoS for Youth Affairs and Sports, tweeted, "In sports, this would come und...

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  • Trump has no plan to block scheduled release of JFK records
Trump has no plan to block scheduled release of JFK records

Most of the assassination documents (88%) have already been released, according to a JFK-related Web site that has been counting down the days, with the remainder now being released next week comprising 3,810 documents, including formerly redacted and withheld documents.

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  • New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern sets out priorities: climate, inequality and women
New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern sets out priorities: climate, inequality and women

The Labour-NZ First coalition will control 55 of the 120 seats in the country's parliament, meaning it will be dependent on the Green Party and its eight lawmakers to overcome the 61-seat threshold to pass policies. "That's why in the end we chose a coalition government of New Zealand First with Labour". Green party lawmakers will be offered mini...

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  • India rout Pakistan 4-0, enter Asia Cup hockey final
India rout Pakistan 4-0, enter Asia Cup hockey final

As per the rule of the tournament, the top two teams in the stage will play the final and other two will play for third place on Sunday. The young Indian team is flying high on confidence after leading a strong campaign in the Asia Cup tournament which is underway in Dhaka .

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  • Britain prepares to face Storm Brian's 70mph winds
Britain prepares to face Storm Brian's 70mph winds

The Met Office has officially named the storm that is set to better the Duchy on Saturday. Now officials are urging us to stay away from the coast and to be prepared as the county anticipates four-metre high swells. Storm Brian is supposed to hit areas of the United Kingdom tonight (20 October) and will pass through over the weekend. "Those win...

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  • Everton fan banned from games after Lyon brawl
Everton fan banned from games after Lyon brawl

Everton issued a statement saying they had banned an individual from future matches after reviewing footage of the incident and would be making a formal complaint to Merseyside Police. Everton's defeat to Lyon virtually ended their Europa League hopes and Koeman needs a reaction when Arsenal visit tomorrow - with the Toffees sitting jus...

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  • Unemployment rate for Nebraska remains unchanged from August
Unemployment rate for Nebraska remains unchanged from August

The biggest gains were made in Trade, Transportation and Utilities, and Leisure and Hospitality. The report says the September rate was half a percentage point under the year-ago rate of 3.3 percent. "While there are more people working today than any time in the state's history and participating in the robust economy, there are still people who ...

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  • Syrian Army chief: Syria-Iran ties are strategic
Syrian Army chief: Syria-Iran ties are strategic

Military support from Iran and Russian Federation has helped Assad regain swathes of Syria from rebels and Islamic State militants. In a statement made by the Israeli army, a rocket fired from Syria hit the Golan Heights under Israeli occupation.

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  • U.S. secretary of state to soon visit Pakistan to discuss regional situation
U.S. secretary of state to soon visit Pakistan to discuss regional situation

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump will visit a number of Asian countries, including China, in November. Qatari foreign minister said on July 31 that the crisis should be solved through diplomacy without touching Qatar's sovereignty and made it clear that Qatar will not accept any demands that are not in line with worldwide law.Tillerson departed on...

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  • SC Gets Extension From Federal Govt. For REAL ID Compliance
SC Gets Extension From Federal Govt. For REAL ID Compliance

Current North Dakota driver's licenses will be accepted for boarding aircraft for another two years after the state received a federal waiver to comply with Real ID requirements, the state Department of Transportation said Wednesday. "Fallin's leadership in signing REAL ID into law". Once the state is certified compliant, you will have until Se...

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  • President Trump is Still Rich, But Drops in Forbes Latest List
President Trump is Still Rich, But Drops in Forbes Latest List

Trump's fall comes during what Forbes calls "another record year for the wealthiest people in America". His highest net worth valuation by the magazine came in 2015 at $4.5 billion. Bill Gates ($US88.8 billion) continued to top the Forbes 400 list, followed by one of Mr Trump's many enemies, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos ($US85.5 billion) and...

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  • Pyongyang threatens 'unimaginable strike' as United States & S. Korea hold drills in region
Pyongyang threatens 'unimaginable strike' as United States & S. Korea hold drills in region

The current 10-day exercise , which began on Monday, involves naval ships, helicopters, fighter jets, submarines, and the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan . Senior Japanese, South Korean and USA diplomats have been meeting in Seoul to discuss diplomacy and sanctions in the face of North Korea's on-going missile development progra...

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  • LEGO Ideas 21312 Women of NASA unveiled [News]
LEGO Ideas 21312 Women of NASA unveiled [News]

LEGO Women of NASA will be available for purchase worldwide from November 1st but lucky fans visiting NY will be able to purchase the set already on October 28th where Maia Weinstock hosts a Signing event at the Flatiron District LEGO Store.

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