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Costa Rican plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens Costa Rican plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens
- January 01, 2018

Earlier Sunday, heavy winds had forced the plane's pilots to land at another airport and delay their arrival in Punta Islita, Teletica said. Cubillo said the cause was under investigation. A video of the crash site obtained from Costa Rica's Security Ministry shows orange flames consuming a pile of blackened ruins, with plane parts scattered in an area thick with trees. (more...)
Trump Again Threatens Status Of DACA, Demands Border Wall Trump Again Threatens Status Of DACA, Demands Border Wall
- January 01, 2018

Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of the president, said he would work with Trump to protect Dreamers. President Donald Trump has again threatened the future status of a program that allowed children who were brought to or remained in the USA illegally to stay here, demanding he get a bigger border wall separating the US and Mexico. (more...)
Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at Age 27 Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at Age 27
- January 01, 2018

Ms Garner suffered serious brain damage after a heart attack a week ago. It was her second heart attack, her mother told the New York Daily News . After news of Garner's death broke, many took to social media to pay tribute to her. Snipes said that Garner was not removed from life support, and "left on her own terms". (more...)
Flags Lowered to Honor Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish Flags Lowered to Honor Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish
- January 01, 2018

Deputy Zackari Parrish died in the shooting. He had been a deputy for about seven months. "His wife told me he loved this job more than any he ever had", Spurlock said. Parrish had been shot several times. Officers were able to enter the apartment and recover Parrish's body. Spurlock said at this point, investigators are still waiting for search warrants. (more...)
Indian human traffickers 'used fake rugby tour to smuggle boys to France' Indian human traffickers 'used fake rugby tour to smuggle boys to France'
- January 01, 2018

The CBI officials said that in their visa application, the agents had shown that the 25 students in the age group of 13-18 years were going to attend a rugby training camp in Paris. The worldwide agency in turn informed the CBI, which registered a preliminary enquiry. The boys visited Paris and also attended the training camp for around a week. (more...)
New Jersey Minimum Wage Set to Increase in 2018 New Jersey Minimum Wage Set to Increase in 2018
- January 01, 2018

The federal minimum wage has not increased since 2009 and remains $7.25 an hour. It's the final definitive increase provided by a 2014 law, the state said Friday. It needs roughly 252,000 valid voter signatures in a six-month window to submit the proposal to the Republican-led Legislature. The minimum wage for the rest of the state will rise to $11.10 at the end of 2018, $11.80 at the end of 2019, and $12.50 on December 31, 2020. (more...)
This may be Donald Trump's dumbest tweet yet This may be Donald Trump's dumbest tweet yet
- January 01, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Thursday made light of climate change science as an Arctic chill settled on much of the central and north-eastern United States and Canada, forcing people indoors, stranding motorists and complicating firefighting duties. (more...)
Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted
- January 01, 2018

Ringo Starr said of his solo knighthood in a press statement via the BBC: "It's great!" News. "It's an honor and a pleasure to be considered and acknowledged for my music and my charity work, both of which I love". The biannual honors list is released on the Queen's official birthday in June and at the end of each year. Starr maintained a high public profile through his narration over 1984-86 of the popular TV children's series Thomas & Friends, based on the Thomas the Tank Engine series ... (more...)
Controversial Jerusalem rail tunnel to end at 'Trump station' Controversial Jerusalem rail tunnel to end at 'Trump station'
- January 01, 2018

Earlier this week, Guatemala announced plans to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, following a controversial U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Iran's parliament unanimously approved a bill requiring the government to recognize Jerusalem as the permanent capital of Palestine. The United States warned it would look at cutting funding to countries that voted against it. (more...)
Scaramucci: Trump's answer on climate change will surprise you Scaramucci: Trump's answer on climate change will surprise you
- January 01, 2018

He also defended Trump's Saturday tweet that chided climate change activists over a deep-freeze in portions of the East Coast and Southeast. Even if the president isn't anxious, however, Scaramucci also said that Trump is "frustrated" by the endless political scandals that bog down Washington at every turn. (more...)
Barge catches fire during fireworks display Barge catches fire during fireworks display
- January 01, 2018

The beach was evacuated after screams were heard among the crowd. A barge containing fireworks exploded in Terrigal. Witness Anooshe Mushtaq said: "It was a disgusting experience". Eyewitness Cassandra Bonner told local news channel 9News the beach was packed with people when the explosion occurred about five minutes into the fireworks display. (more...)
Extreme cold wave? Donald Trump jokes that global warming may help Extreme cold wave? Donald Trump jokes that global warming may help
- January 01, 2018

Also, as Weather.com notes, cold snaps have actually been linked to global warming . Yes, we are talking about US President Donald Trump , who has been in West Palm Beach since last Friday. would incur far higher costs as the years progress if global emission rates don't go down. US President Donald Trump , who is now on a Christmas break in sunny Florida, said the east coast could benefit from some " global warming ", and taunted the worldwide Paris climate agreement - which he ... (more...)
Indian Citizens to Get Enough Scope to Include Names in NRC Indian Citizens to Get Enough Scope to Include Names in NRC
- January 01, 2018

The latest NRC updation process was started in the state in 2015. The top court is monitoring the update. Utpal Kumar Sinha, a seva kendra official in Narengi, said three counters have been set up at Narengi High School. So have the AIUDF and KMSS. In Karbi Anglong, the District Registrar of Citizen Registration will be publishing the part publication of the draft. About 45,000 security personnel including Assam Police and 50 companies of central forces have been deployed, and the Army has ... (more...)
Social justice activist Erica Garner dies following heart attack Social justice activist Erica Garner dies following heart attack
- January 01, 2018

Al Sharpton stated . A CT scan showed that Garner, who was being treated at a hospital in Brooklyn, suffered "major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest", according to a statement posted Wednesday. Months prior, doctors discovered that Erica had an enlarged heart following the birth of her son. Mr Garner also suffered from asthma. After the grand jury's decision, the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association union released a statement from Pantaleo saying he never meant to ... (more...)
Courage Polar Bear Dips in frigid waters tomorrow Courage Polar Bear Dips in frigid waters tomorrow
- January 01, 2018

But with the extra cold temperatures this year, she expects fewer people will be courageous enough for the stunt. But it's unclear, at this point, just how many swimmers will decide to get wet. Spectators are welcome and creative costumes are encouraged. "Unfortunately due to ice conditions at Sunnyside Beach and in consideration of participant safety we have made the hard decision to cancel the Toronto Polar Bear Dip for the first time in 13 years", the page said in a statement on ... (more...)
China Will Actively Push Belt And Road Initiative in 2018: Xi Jinping China Will Actively Push Belt And Road Initiative in 2018: Xi Jinping
- January 01, 2018

China will resolutely carry out reform in 2018 as that, besides "opening-up", is the path to progress to "realise the Chinese dream", state media Xinhua quoted Xi as saying. I am aware of the people's biggest concerns, such as education, employment, income, social security, healthcare, old-age security, housing and the environment. (more...)
Six dead in Sydney seaplane tragedy Six dead in Sydney seaplane tragedy
- January 01, 2018

NSW Police confirmed all six bodies had been recovered by about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. The crash happened hours before the city's world famous New Year's Eve celebrations. The ages and identities of those aboard the plane are unknown, but an 11-year-old British boy is believed to be one of the victims. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter reported seeing debris and an oil slick, and were assisting police, NSW Ambulance and Marine Rescue NSW who all responded to the incident. (more...)
Keenan Allen scores on circus play following Melvin Gordon fumble Keenan Allen scores on circus play following Melvin Gordon fumble
- January 01, 2018

The Los Angeles Chargers controlled their own playoff destiny, to a degree. The Bolts were attempting to keep their playoff hopes alive but were eliminated from postseason contention when a scenario that included a Titans victory over the Jaguars came to fruition. (more...)
How Many Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- January 01, 2018

The company has market cap of $17.10 billion. It has ranged in price between $14.34-$14.58 after having started the session at $14.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.49. Also, insider Mark Francis Hill purchased 9,453 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 1st. The firm has "Buy" rating by Guggenheim given on Monday, April 3. (more...)
'Major' fire at Echo Arena cancels International Horse Show 'Major' fire at Echo Arena cancels International Horse Show
- January 01, 2018

Several animals from the International Horse Show were evacuated to safety ahead of its Sunday evening session. "Due to a serious fire in a multi-storey vehicle park near to the Echo Arena, and on advice from the emergency services, the show's final session will not proceed today". (more...)

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