• Pop Star Jonghyun Of SHINee Dies At 27
Pop Star Jonghyun Of SHINee Dies At 27

Jonghyun was taken to the hospital in Seoul where he was later pronounced dead after being found unconscious in his apartment - reportedly after inhaling toxic fumes from coal burning on a frying pan. FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, member of South Korean band SHINee , Jonghyun performs during their concert in Hong ...

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  • Britain in favour of UN Security Council resolution on Jerusalem
Britain in favour of UN Security Council resolution on Jerusalem

Key US allies Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Ukraine were among the 14 countries in the 15-member council that backed the measure, highlighting Washington's isolation. The draft resolution had included a call on all countries to refrain from opening embassies in Jerusalem, reflecting concerns that other governments could follow the United States...

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  • North Korea to blame for WannaCry cyberattack
North Korea to blame for WannaCry cyberattack

The US will hold North Korea responsible for the massive WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year, the White House said Monday. Bossert said that President Trump had "ordered the modernization of government information-technology to enhance the security of the systems we run on behalf of the American people".

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  • An American Woman Used Bitcoin to Send Money to Islamic State
An American Woman Used Bitcoin to Send Money to Islamic State

During this period, prosecutors said Shahnaz accessed numerous Islamic State propaganda websites and message boards. Various news reports describe Shahnaz as a USA citizen with no criminal record who was born in Pakistan. On top of which, she allegedly tried to launder virtual currency to bolster terrorists' dwindling financial support. In ...

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  • The Pentagon's secret UFO investigation department
The Pentagon's secret UFO investigation department

The Department of Defense (DoD) allotted $22 million that was apparently deeply hidden in the $600 billion annual DoD budget specifically for something called the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program. Elizondo was clearly a fan of AATIP too, and hasn't given up on UFO research. The Pentagon's secret programme reportedly investigated...

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  • Sen. Bob Corker To Vote 'Yes' On Tax Bill
Sen. Bob Corker To Vote 'Yes' On Tax Bill

The legislation , which the GOP aims to muscle through Congress next week, would lower taxes on the richest Americans. "And I will say that because of what we've done with regulation and other things our economy is doing fantastically well, but it has another big step to go and it can't take that step unless we do the tax bill".

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  • Trump Says Russia 'Not Helping' On North Korea; Russia Fires Back
Trump Says Russia 'Not Helping' On North Korea; Russia Fires Back

Like the White House, the Kremlin released a short post-phone call statement , saying that the two leaders had discussed the North Korean nuclear threat, as well as relations between the U.S. Russian Federation shares a border with North Korea and, like China, has an interest in seeing the Korean Peninsula remain divided and USA influence in the...

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  • White House officials tamp down speculation about firing special counsel Robert Mueller
White House officials tamp down speculation about firing special counsel Robert Mueller

Two administration officials meanwhile Sunday sought to downplay speculation that Trump was preparing to fire Mueller, who was appointed after Trump abruptly fired then Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, who was leading an agency probe into the Russian Federation affair.

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  • PM Modi hopes for a productive Winter Session
PM Modi hopes for a productive Winter Session

Earlier speaking in the BJP's parliamentary party executive meeting also, PM Modi on Friday stressed on maximum attendance of the MPs in both the houses, BJP MP Sharad Tripathi, who was present in the meeting, said. The prime minister hoped the Winter Session of Parliament will be a productive one with constructive debates. I hope for positive and ...

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's official wedding date announced
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's official wedding date announced

It was previously revealed that the pair will say "I do" at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle . Harry proposed to Ms Markle , whose previous fame was as an actress in the TV series Suits , during a night in over a roast chicken dinner, after a 16-month whirlwind romance.

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  • Padman trailer released: Akshay kumar on a social mission
Padman trailer released: Akshay kumar on a social mission

The trailer for the movie, Padman , starring Akshay Kumar , Radhika Apne and Sonam Kapoor has been released. But the trailer focuses more on Akshay Kumar, and with good reasons, since he is the star and the reason for the movie to exist.

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  • Iran expands provision of ballistic missile technology to militias
Iran expands provision of ballistic missile technology to militias

A Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen imposed a blockade of Yemen's air and sea ports and borders after the missile was sacked at Riyadh, citing concerns that weapons were being smuggled into Yemen. They also welcomed the American position announced by the United States Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, and its condemnation of Iran's host...

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  • Walmart, book distributor suspend ties with TV host Tavis Smiley
Walmart, book distributor suspend ties with TV host Tavis Smiley

Sources told the publication that witnesses stated that Smiley created a "verbally abusive and threatening environment". According to a report by Variety , PBS hired Sarah Taylor Wirtz, an attorney from the firm MSK, to "oversee an investigation into Smiley's behavior after receiving allegations of misconduct".

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  • Facebook Plans Pre-Roll Advertisements
Facebook Plans Pre-Roll Advertisements

Pre-roll ads are commonly used to support online videos, but Facebook has long opted for " ad breaks " during videos. With the update, people in the News Feed are more likely to see videos that Facebook thinks they want to watch, based on their search history and pages they have liked.

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  • Union Cabinet clears Bill to criminalize instant #TripleTalaq
Union Cabinet clears Bill to criminalize instant #TripleTalaq

According to news reports , the proposed bill , called the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill , is a priority agenda for the government. The draft bill will also recommend the right to seek compensation and maintenance for children. Under the draft law, triple talaq in any form - spoken, in writing or by electronic means su...

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  • More winter weather on the way
More winter weather on the way

Sunday's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with a high of 37 and a 20 percent chance of snow and rain before noon. Sunny skies, a high near 50 degrees and gusty, westerly winds becoming southwest by the afternoon are on tap for Friday in capital city and northeast Kansas, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka.

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  • Did Salman Khan just confirm the third installment of Tiger?
Did Salman Khan just confirm the third installment of Tiger?

In the film there are several scenes of hitting at Pakistan's security agencies and hence problematic for public screening in Pakistan. Director Ali Abbas Zafar said, "Tiger's encounter with a pack of wolves makes one of the most important chapters in the film".

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  • Turkey condemns attack on Somali police academy
Turkey condemns attack on Somali police academy

At least 15 other people were reported to be wounded. "Police were preparing for the 74th anniversary of police day", Muktar Hussein Afrah, Somalia's deputy police commander, told reporters at the scene. In October, a huge truck bombing blamed on the Shabaab killed as many as 512 people, levelling buildings in the capital's busy Kilometre 5 nei...

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  • Blue Mountain Middle Hosts Wreaths Across America Program
Blue Mountain Middle Hosts Wreaths Across America Program

The public is invited to attend, and is asked to arrive early enough to be in place at noon, when a bell will ring, calling for a minute of respectful silence. And Taylor Truck Line is providing both a driver to deliver wreaths to Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Friday and a group of employees, who volunteered to hang wreaths on veterans' graves...

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  • Activist group stages elaborate hoax to announce Washington Redskins changed team name
Activist group stages elaborate hoax to announce Washington Redskins changed team name

Some Native Americans consider the Redskins name highly offensive and evocative of the genocide of North American tribes by American settlers of European descent. Washpostsports eventually posted a disclaimer at the top of the article, saying the website is a "parody" that wasn't endorsed by the Washington Post .

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  • Ky. State Rep. Johnson Kills Himself After Molestation Allegations
Ky. State Rep. Johnson Kills Himself After Molestation Allegations

According to Billings, the nature of the injury indicates that the lawmaker's death was a "probable suicide", though the results of the autopsy are still pending. Following calls for his resignation, Johnson told reporters, "This allegation concerning this lady, this young girl, absolutely has no merit, these are unfounded accusations, totally".

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  • Omarosa Manigault Eyes Ambassador Job in Nigeria After Quitting White House Job
Omarosa Manigault Eyes Ambassador Job in Nigeria After Quitting White House Job

The Secret Service clarified that its "only involvement in this matter was to deactivate the individual's pass which grants access to the complex". The cover of Thursday's New York Post shows a photoshopped image made to look like Omarosa Manigault Newman being dragged out of the White House.

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  • LGBT rights groups mourn the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
LGBT rights groups mourn the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Lee passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 1:11 a.m.at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital". The Democrat's sudden death shocked public officials, who praised the low-key mustachioed mayor who was known more as a former civil rights lawyer and longtime city bureaucrat than as a flashy politician.

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  • Seaplane ride of PM Modi became a fodder for Opposition
Seaplane ride of PM Modi became a fodder for Opposition

Singh urged the prime minister to show "maturity and gravitas, as expected of the high office he holds, instead of concentrating his energy exclusively on scoring "erroneously conceived brownie points". 1,88,287 crore in last three years?,"Mr Surjewala said.Speaking at the AGM of the FICCI yesterday, Prime Minister Modi also accused the Congress-le...

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  • Black Friday sales deliver huge boost to retail sector
Black Friday sales deliver huge boost to retail sector

The figures contrast with a subdued start to Christmas spending after a weak October that had led economists to conclude that consumers were feeling the squeeze from rising inflation, which hit its highest level in almost six years last month, at a time when wages are failing to keep up.

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  • Ann Arbor could get another 7 inches of snow Wednesday
Ann Arbor could get another 7 inches of snow Wednesday

A general snowfall this morning will transition to lake effect snow Tuesday. We will see widespread snow on the front end and lake effect snow as the storm departs. The NWS noted that motorists should use caution and be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities. But wait, there's more! For more detailed information on watches, wa...

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  • Ex-Georgian president avoids pre-trial detention
Ex-Georgian president avoids pre-trial detention

Meanwhile, Reuters reported that Ukraine's Justice Ministry is also still weighing an extradition request from Georgia for the former Georgian president to face criminal charges related to his years in power there. Tuesday's drama marked the latest chapter in the dizzying career of a man who spearheaded a pro-Western "Rose Revolution" in Georgia ...

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  • Trump accusers urge Congress to probe harassment claims
Trump accusers urge Congress to probe harassment claims

More than a dozen women have accused President Trump of touching them inappropriately, forcibly kissing them or rape. "These false claims, totally disputed in most cases by eyewitness accounts", the statement said . "This took place long before he was elected to be president and the people of this country had a decisive election, supported ...

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  • Trump to revive USA space program
Trump to revive USA space program

US President Donald Trump is sending astronauts back to the Moon. Trump said, "The directive I am signing today will refocus America's space program on human exploration and discovery". SpaceX launches rockets for customers including NASA, commercial satellite operators and the US military. "And if we can all stay focused on the same goal, we...

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  • Michael Owen states his prediction for Huddersfield v Chelsea
Michael Owen states his prediction for Huddersfield v Chelsea

Having finished second in their group, the Blues could only be drawn against Barcelona , Paris Saint-Germain or Besiktas. "Every player has to play in the right way". I like to win and when we lose, I'm not happy. Wide cracks in the relationship between manager and board had begun to show around the end of the transfer window, with the Italian...

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