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India 4/0 at lunch on day two

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When the rest of the Indian batsmen looked in discomfort against the South African bowling attack, Kohli was at his positive best as he played his shots with consummate ease from the onset. He then settled down to aid Kohli in India's recovery. Ashwin got the breakthrough for India early in the session, albeit it was a lucky dismissal. Read More »

Fire engulfs casino shuttle boat off Florida coast, 15 injured

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Fire rescue crews in Pasco County are reporting a boat fire on a casino shuttle boat. The watercraft is used to transport passengers to and from the SunCruz Port Richey Casino boat. Fifteen people complaining of chest pain, smoke inhalation and other minor injuries were taken to the hospital to be checked, authorities said, adding no injuries were life-threatening. Read More »

Carillion liquidation puts thousands of jobs at risk

Banks headed by HSBC , Barclays and Santander, have yet to agree on a restructuring plan and are understood to be reluctant to pour in new funding unless the government is involved in a bailout. Let Carillion fail and risk thousands of job losses, or bail it out and risk propping up a private company with public money - only a few months after it paid out dividends to its shareholders. Read More »

Iraq PM's alliance with mobilization forces abhorrent

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Several Hashed commanders have already shed their military fatigues for civilian clothes to join the " Victory Alliance" for the May 12 parliamentary election . It took centre stage late previous year when he sent troops to retake disputed Kurdish-held positions and categorically opposed an independence vote in the autonomous Kurdish region. Read More »

Thirty-eight killed and more than 100 wounded in twin Baghdad bombings

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The toll could rise as more bodies were being recovered from the site at Aviation Square, the ministry said in a statement. He said there had been 16 deaths. In December, the government announced the "end of the war" against ISIL, which has been expelled from the Baghdad region and urban areas of Iraq that it controlled. Read More »

Ice jams cause flooding, temporary evacuations in Peterborough

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If you live near a river, and see the ice starting to collect and the water backing up, you should head to higher ground and report it to your local police department. The National Weather Service has posted a flood warning for that portion of the river through Monday morning. According to the National Weather Service, the river's water-level has risen from roughly 5-feet around 8 p.m. Read More »

Jakarta Stock Exchange floor collapses

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The cause was under investigation. Footage showed some people sitting on the steps outside the building. Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono said the building was being evacuated. Images posted to social media show large amounts of debris, injured people lying outside the building and rescue crews at the scene. Megha Kapoor, who works in the building and was in the lobby at the time, told Reuters, "Slabs of concrete started to fall, there was lots of dust". Read More »

Goodlatte says he will introduce an immigration reform bill today

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That feeling was compounded later when, the same afternoon in San Francisco, 9th Circuit Federal District Judge William Alsup issued a ruling saying DACA isn't dead. Sergio Arellano said the recent ruling doesn't help dreamers, but hurts them instead. Among those cases is, for example, the lawsuit filed on September 11 by the states of California , Maryland, Maine and Minnesota, where 238,000 "dreamers" live. Read More »

United Nations chief in Colombia to support troubled peace process

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An agreement with the ELN would end conflict in Colombia after the accord struck in November 2016 with the much larger Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( Farc ). Guterres arrived Saturday in Colombia for a two-day visit in support of the ongoing peace process which ended a 52-year-long struggle between the government and former guerrilla fighters. Read More »

Rahul to visit Amethi today: After Gujarat, Cong to focus on UP

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Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's first visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi , after becoming the Congress president, posters describing him as Lord Rama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Ravana have come up. This is the first Amethi visit of Rahul Gandhi after he became the Congress president. Adityanath while talking to ANI averred that instead of resorting to new lows, the Congress party should focus on the development of the nation. Read More »

16 hurt after Thai tourist boat explosion in Phi Phi Le island

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Police in Krabi have confirmed that several people have sustained serious injuries when a boat exploded at Viking Cave at Phi Phi Island south of Phuket. When he opened the cover to one of the boat's three motors, there was a large explosion and fire began spreading in the boat. Mr Worapt also confirmed that it is now believed a faulty fuel line and leakage caused the explosion but the investigation is just underway. Read More »

Macron tells Netanyahu the Iran nuclear deal must be preserved

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On Friday, Trump said he would waive nuclear sanctions against Tehran for the last time to give the USA and European allies a chance to fix the "terrible flaws" of the nuclear deal signed by the previous administration in 2015. On Friday, Trump is expected to announce that he continues to regard remaining in the Iran nuclear deal not to be in United States interests. "Trump's policy & today's announcement amount to desperate attempts to undermine a solid multilateral agreement, maliciously ... Read More »

Death Toll in Montecito Mudslides Reaches 20 as Recovery Effort Continues

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Search and rescue team workers walk past a demolished property in Montecito on January 12, 2018. "It's basically search and rescue right now". Santa Barbara native Kevin Schmidtchen said one of his closest friends rescued the child of his own childhood friend, and that in a community with one degree of separation, every loss cuts deep. Read More »

US House passes spy program after baffling Trump tweets

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Extension of warrantless surveillance program: The Senate on January 11 voted 68-27 to start legislative action on a House-passed measure (S 139, above) that would extend Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act through 2023, with debate and a final vote on the bill expected within days. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi says bipartisan DACA deal "is possible"

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On Tuesday, William Alsup, a federal judge in California, temporarily blocked the Trump administration's effort to end the program. Trump has repeatedly said he opposes DACA unless Congress agrees to fund a wall along the U.S. Trump has denied making the vulgar remarks in the White House meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, tweeting Friday: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". Read More »

White House doctor declares Trump 'in excellent health'

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Two days after President Donald Trump described African nations, along with Haiti and El Salvador , as " shithole countries " with undesirable emigrants for the United States, the president of Ghana called the language "extremely unfortunate" and said his nation was not a "shithole country". Read More »

'I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed'

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Meanwhile, dimming prospects for a 2018 spending agreement means lawmakers will have to resort to a temporary funding extension to avert a government shutdown on January 19. Some Democrats insist that the DACA question be addressed by then. "I think this man, this president, is taking us back to another place", John Lewis, a Georgia congressman who was on the front lines of the 1960s civil rights movement, said Sunday on ABC's "This Week". Read More »

Trump says he's no racist, opens DACA door

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Republicans seek an increase in military spending; Democrats want a DACA deal and a matching increase in nondefense funding. DACA protected young undocumented immigrants who came to the USA as children from deportation. And this week, on Tuesday, Jan. 9, in a rare televised meeting with members of Congress, Trump initially agreed with Sen. Graham brought Trump a deal with Durbin that basically had nothing in it for immigration restrictionists, and then the meeting about it blew up in a ... Read More »

No Contact Made By CJI Dipak Mishra With Four Judges Yet

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The press conference was held in which they questioned working of the Chief Justice of India. While interacting with the reporters present during the conference they maintained that there was an urgent need to preserce the judiciary system if democracy was to be protected, and that they failed to convince Chief Justice Of India Deepak Misra towards the same. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski warns kids to avoid unsafe 'Tide Pod Challenge'

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So it's no wonder that when something like the absurdly ridiculous Tide Pods Challenge rolls around, kids thoughtlessly try to jump on it. It's like the ice bucket challenge except even more fucking stupid, and instead of raising awareness for a cause you are literally eating laundry detergent. Read More »

Things We'd Love To See In The 'Black Widow' Movie

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Schaeffer is an up and coming scribe who broke out with her Black List script " The Shower ", a comedy about an alien invasion during a baby shower which caught the eye of Anne Hathaway, who quickly attached herself to star in the pic. Marvel is keeping the whole thing very secretive until events from the two Avengers movies unfold. All in all, this is not the confirmation everybody has been waiting for, but it is a good sign. Read More »

Promising signs for Ryder Cup as Europe defend EurAsia Cup

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Beginning one point behind Team Asia, Europe racked up three quick wins through Alex Noren (4 & 2 against Nicholas Fung), Rafa Cabrera-Bello (4 & 3 against Gavin Green) and Tommy Fleetwood (2 & 1 against SSP Chawrasia) to move ahead and but were interrupted only by Poom Saksansin's shock defeat of Paul Casey 1-up. Read More »

Djokovic hopes for full health for Open

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Former Australian victor Stan Wawrinka , who hasn't played since Wimbledon after knee surgery, is the same section of the draw and faces Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis first up. "For me, the Australian Open always, if you are not 100 per cent motivated to play this tournament, you probably you don't love this sport", the 31-year-old added. Read More »

Clipper system will bring snow to everyone for MLK Jr. Day

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A cold front passed through on Saturday morning, ending our two-day period of highs around 70°. At this point it looks like the most of the plains including the Denver metro area will have small amounts in the 1 to 2 inch range by the end of Monday morning. Read More »

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa calls on investors to tap opportunities

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There has been widespread speculation that Ramaphosa and his allies are lobbying ANC members to oust Zuma as head of state in the coming weeks, but he made no mention of Zuma's future. The City Press reports that according to ANC insiders, under the compromise Mabuza would remain the premier of Mpumalanga until then and he would apparently use his national political profile to promote unity within the party. Read More »

Qatar files another complaint over UAE

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The official UAE news agency quoted the source anonymously, saying that Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani "was a guest in the UAE at his request, and was warmly welcomed and hosted, after he resorted to [UAE] following restrictions imposed on him by the Qatari government". Read More »

Casino shuttle boat caught fire in Florida, dozens safely evacuated

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All passengers were able to make it to shore where EMS treated them. Witnesses said passengers jumped for their lives into the chilly, 50-degree waters. Officials said two deputies who first arrived jumped into the water and began rescuing passengers. According to deputies, the Sun Cruz casino shuttle caught fire with 50 people on board. Read More »

Dennis Rodman reportedly arrested for DUI

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The Hall of Famer was reportedly cooperative and submitted to a breathalyzer test. TMZ reports Rodman - nicknamed The Worm - blew over the.08 legal limit. "Dennis is taking this seriously, and will take positive steps to address his personal issues", Rodman's lawyer, Paul S. Meyer, said in a statement to the New York Daily News. Read More »

Sunday shows preview: Fallout over Trump's 's---hole' comment

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On his Thursday night show, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert decided to make President Trump's alleged comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and some African nations the butt of his joke, but ended up slamming his own country instead. It noted that Trump's comments had immediately sparked "controversy and indignation". "I've never seen a statement like this by African countries directed at the United States", she wrote . Read More »

Senators say there's a DACA deal. White House says there's not

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Schumer are now allies, both attempting to push the Trump Administration toward a deal for a so called "Clean" DREAM act that is NOT tied to one of Mr. The senator from Arizona said Trump's remarks came in reaction to an element of the deal that would reallocate the visas given out in a lottery to immigrants who are now in a protected status, like Haitians and the dreamers. Read More »

United States again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump

If you previously received DACA and your DACA expired before September 5, 2016, or your DACA was previously terminated at any time, you can not request DACA as a renewal (because renewal requests typically must be submitted within one year of the expiration date of your last period of deferred action approved under DACA), but may nonetheless file a new initial DACA request in accordance with the Form I-821D and Form I-765 instructions. Read More »

Justice Loya's son Anuj likely to address media today

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The media had reported that the 48-year-old Loya died of a heart attack. A Congress leader, who filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of Special CBI judge B H Loya, today alleged he was pressurised by a senior advocate to withdraw his petition. Read More »

Government, citing ruling, again will accept requests for DACA protection

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Does - what does border security mean? "I can not believe that in the history of the White House and that Oval Office any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday". -Mexico border. So here's where lawmakers are right now, seven days from a potential shutdown , on getting an actual deal (not an agreement, or an agreement in principle, or like-minded people thinking alike): nowhere close. Read More »

Manning announces US Senate run

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The 71-second video weaves together images of white supremacists holding tiki torches in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as protesters clashing with police elsewhere. Ms Manning, 30, formerly known as Bradley Manning , was convicted in 2013 of the largest leak of classified documents in USA history and was sentenced to 35 years in prison. Read More »

USA again accepting DACA renewal requests after judge bucks Trump

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The United States President on Saturday accused Democrats of squandering a chance to work out a legislative solution for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented migrants. A USA judge ruled last Tuesday that DACA should remain in effect until legal challenges brought in multiple courts are resolved. He made the remarks two days after meeting at the White House with a bipartisan group of Democratic and Republican senators who said they had reached an agreement in principle that would ... Read More »

Could Liverpool be the side to end City's unbeaten season?

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But the City game is a completely different game. "They used the momentum and we suffered a little bit". " Liverpool is such an important game, to realise again if we are able to do big things in this season, in important stages, in the Champions League". Read More »

Erdogan Repeats Warning of Attack on Kurdish Enclave in Syria

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Hediye Yusuf, a senior Kurdish official, wrote on Twitter that the Turkish operation against Afrin was a "violation" of the Syrian people and undermined global efforts to reach a political solution in Syria . Afrin is controlled by a Syrian Kurdish militia known as the YPG. Turkey considers the YPG a terror group and an extension of the Kurdish insurgency within its own borders. Read More »

Nobody Seems to Know What Trump's 'Big Beautiful Wall' Would Look Like

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But at the same time , he said any deal must include other immigration measures, such as a border wall and the elimination of the diversity visa lottery. Trump said that Democratic support on a DACA fix "would be terrific". DACA activists and Hispanics will go hard against Dems, will start "falling in love" with Republicans and their President! "Crucially, this legislation must stop chain migration, and it must end the visa lottery", he added , "and I think numerous Democrats agree ... Read More »

7.3 magnitude quake off Peru sparks tsunami fears

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The Institute of Civil Defence has said that 65 people were injured in the Arequipa, Ica and Ayacucho regions. Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski headed to Arequipa region to inspect the damages caused by a 6.8-magnitude quake in the area. Read More »

Snow in forecast tonight, Sunday

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On Sunday , the wind picks up slightly, to 10 miles per hour, and all those clouds will deliver two or three inches of snow starting after 2 p.m. and continuing to 10 p.m. South wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Low around 2. Northerly wind 5 to 15mph. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Even with emerging sunshine by the afternoon, temperatures will only warm up a few degrees with highs in the teens and low 20s. Read More »