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  • Hot air balloon crash in Egypt kills 1, injures 19 tourists

    Hot air balloon crash in Egypt kills 1, injures 19 tourists

    Earlier in the day, Egypt's meteorological service had warned of strong winds across the country mainly in the Nile River delta and northern Egypt. In 2013, 19 foreign tourists were killed when their balloon caught fire. Egypt has been battling to revive the badly-affected tourism sector after years of political turmoil, that followed the 25 January uprising. Those on board the flight included a number of foreign nationals from South Africa, Argentina and Spain, along with Egyptian ...

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  • Manufacturing activity reaches record high in December

    Manufacturing activity reaches record high in December

    A reading above 50 indicates economic expansion, while a reading below 50 points toward contraction. Chinese steelmakers in 28 cities have been ordered to curb output between mid-November and mid-March, while a campaign to promote cleaner energy by converting coal to natural gas has also hampered manufacturing activity in some cities, leading to shortages and sending prices spiking.

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  • Maha doctors observe 12-hour strike against NMC bill

    Maha doctors observe 12-hour strike against NMC bill

    Healthcare services at many private hospitals in the country are expected to be hit due to the shutdown. "It is requested that all necessary measures may be taken to ensure that the patient healthcare and emergency services are run smoothly", it added.

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  • South Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of North Korea trade

    South Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of North Korea trade

    Tension has been rising between the United States and North Korea in recent months. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has repeatedly expressed his hope that the North will participate in the Winter Games. Choi met North Korean sports official Mun Woong in China on December 18 on the sidelines of a worldwide youth football tournament where North and South Korea soccer teams competed, the Dong-A Ilbo newspaper reported.

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  • Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory issued

    Monday morning. The expected low is near minus 5, he said, and the frigid wind chills could cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Expect wind chills are expected to range from 10 below zero to 25 below zero for portions of northern IN, southwest MI and northwest Ohio. An arctic air mass will settle south into the region today, with temperatures falling well below freezing tonight.

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  • Buhari appoints 3 dead people as Board members, Chairman[DETAILS]

    Buhari appoints 3 dead people as Board members, Chairman[DETAILS]

    However, it has been discovered that at least 8 members on the list have since passed away. "We urge the President to consider Ekiti State for more appointments and more employment-generating projects", Olatunbosun said. Ms. Ezekwesili, in a series of tweets on her verified Twitter handle, expressed disappointment at the presidency for releasing such list as well as defending the errors contained in the list.

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  • Bautista Agut Books Abu Dhabi Showdown With Djokovic

    Bautista Agut Books Abu Dhabi Showdown With Djokovic

    Thiem had a phenomenal clay-court season in 2017, where he stood out as the main rival against a dominant Rafael Nadal . Unexpectedly, a shocking news emerged after it was announced that Serena would be participating in the exhibition match in Abu Dhabi , looking to gauge her level before entering the opening Major of the year.

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  • Woman killed in Troy quadruple homicide attended West Genesee High School

    Troy police on Thursday identified 36-year-old Shanta Myers; her children, 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers and 5-year-old Shanise Myers; and Mells as the victims of the quadruple homicide discovered Tuesday afternoon. One phone call changed Isaiah Smith's life forever. "I fell down to the ground right in the bathroom and cried thinking who would've done this?" The four were killed on December 21, and one of the defendants was acquainted with one of the victims, Troy Police Chief John ...

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  • Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

    Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

    Erica's father, Eric, a 43-year-old black American, died in July 2014 after a New York City police officer held him in a chokehold. "People ask, 'When will you stop marching?" "I have had the privilege of joining with her at a number of events and was deeply impressed with her courage and insights".

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  • Over 50 arrested in Iran economy protests, official says

    Hamdan Al-Shehri, a Saudi political analyst and worldwide relations scholar in Riyadh, said the demonstrations were a clear signal of the Iranian people's frustration with regime policies. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency quoted Mohammad Rahim Norouzian, the Mashhad governor, as saying there was an illegal "No To High Prices" gathering in the city.

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  • China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

    China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

    A senior administration official told CNN that the Trump administration is planning to be " more quiet" and " more discreet" about speaking publicly on United States military exercises with the Republic of Korea and Japan aimed at demonstrating military capability against North Korea .

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  • North Korea: Russia offers to mediate US-Pyongyang dispute

    North Korea: Russia offers to mediate US-Pyongyang dispute

    In response, North Korea strongly condemned the maneuvers. "Russia's readiness to clear the way for de-escalation is obvious", said spokesperson Dmitry Peskov . The new sanctions include sharply cutting limits on North Korea's imports of refined oil and orders the repatriation of all North Korean nationals working overseas by the end of 2019.

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  • Kentucky police say woman killed, husband hurt in dog attack

    Kentucky police say woman killed, husband hurt in dog attack

    Johnny Dale Lankford, 42, was charged with harboring a vicious animal, according to the Bell County Sheriff's Department . "That's what she was doing this morning and two dogs attacked her while she was doing that". This is not the only pit bull attack of the year. According to deputies, the husband suffered wounds as well, but was able to shoot both dogs killing one while the other ran off near Country Lane.

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  • Woman, 19, killed when vehicle crashes into a utility pole

    Woman, 19, killed when vehicle crashes into a utility pole

    The CHP says it appears the driver of the Cadillac was not only drunk, but under the influence of drugs and was coming home from a party. - A CHP officer was killed this morning in a crash on southbound Interstate Highway 880 just north of state Highway 92 in Hayward according to CHP Golden Gate.

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  • Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

    Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

    Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammed Faisal tweeted images showing Jadhav speaking to his mother Avanti and wife through an intercom with a glass panel separating them. It was an open meeting, we are looking forward to a statement from Jadhav's family, Kale added. "The meeting was very positive and they (Jadhav's mother and wife) were satisfied".

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  • Tunisia bans UAE Emirates Airline

    While the UAE said that "security information" had caused the original delays, and that the temporary ban had already been lifted, Tunisia's transport ministry said that the landing-ban would stay in place until the UAE was able to "operate flights in accordance with law and worldwide agreements".

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  • Unemployment Rate Rebounds In November; Labor Force Continues Drop

    Unemployment Rate Rebounds In November; Labor Force Continues Drop

    November unemployment rate estimates for New England states will be available at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 22 at https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/laus.pdf . Hawaii's rate was the lowest in the nation at 2 percent. The gains were entirely in the private sector; government jobs continued to decline. Private industries with the most growth since last November were Professional and Business Services - up 3,439; Leisure and Hospitality - up 3,316; and Other Services - up 1.665.

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  • How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool

    How to Watch Arsenal vs. Liverpool

    Arsenal left the field to boos from the Emirates crowd after a mistake-ridden first half saw the hosts fail to muster a single shot on target, with Liverpool eyeing a repeat of August's 4-0 rout. Salah has also insisted the main reason he joined Jurgen Klopp's men was his desire to win titles with the club and he thinks they can do that as soon as 2018.

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  • Pounds of Pot Was for Christmas Presents, Elderly Couple Says

    Pounds of Pot Was for Christmas Presents, Elderly Couple Says

    Canine units were called and deputies found 60 pounds of high-grade marijuana. The couple is said to have told the local sheriff's department that "they didn't know it was illegal to transport marijuana in Nebraska ". After deputies pulled the Jirons over, they smelled a strong marijuana odor. That's according to the local newspaper, the News-Times. When asked about the Jirons' custody status by the Washington Post, authorities simply replied, "they're not here".

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