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  • Tributes paid to Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander

    Tributes paid to Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander

    What a wonderful woman, and such an fantastic and talented actress #thankyouforbeingyou ". "There was nothing telling us anything was wrong - she was just generally weak and under the weather. Few actors make such a mark that a character they have not played for 29 years is still adored by fans and co-stars alike. And Jack P. Shepherd, who plays David Platt, simply wrote: "R.I.P Jean Alexander ".

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  • Surrey Police issue warning after 'killer clown' craze comes to the UK

    A spokesman said they received "numerous" calls over the weekend from people feeling intimated by the new trend. "I have been a clown since before she was born", he said. "We will respond if someone feels threatened and the culprit could end up being arrested, and then they won't find it so amusing". Traditionally associated with laughter these incidents are anything but amusing for the victims who have been reported to be terrified by the clowns' behvaiour.

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  • 'Red Dead Redemption 2' is coming next fall

    'Red Dead Redemption 2' is coming next fall

    And I'm fine with waiting now that I know that Red Dead Redemption 2 is officially on the way. It would align with rumors that the next Red Dead is a prequel, at least. Not only that, but Rockstar specifically claimed that the game will 'release worldwide in Fall 2017 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems'. And do the seven characters featured in the teasers indicate an expanded multiplayer mode or an extension to Grand Theft Auto V's character switching mechanic? It's a bit unfortunate ...

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  • Mukherjee condoles deaths in Odisha hospital fire

    Mukherjee condoles deaths in Odisha hospital fire

    Sum Hospital did not renew the validity of the fire safety certificate given by the Directorate of Fire Services. The Fire Services Department lodged the FIR with the Khandagiri police, alleging negligence of the hospital authorities to adhere to the fire safety norms.

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  • Russia, Syria halt airstrikes against Aleppo: Russian DM

    The U.N. said Tuesday it was waiting for safety assurances from all sides before going in with "critical humanitarian assistance" for Aleppo's desperate population. The European Union said on Monday that the Russian and Syrian air strikes could amount to war crimes. The command said Tuesday it believed the United States and Saudi Arabia would try to guarantee safe passages for fighters of the Islamic State group fleeing from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul to head to Syria.

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  • Yemen: US Warship Allegedly Targeted in Failed Missile Attack

    John Richardson. Initial reports on the latest incident, according to another USA defence official, said the crew detected multiple missiles fired toward the Mason , which responded with onboard countermeasures to defend itself. In a televised speech on Thursday, al-Houthi slammed Washington's recent missile attacks against three mobile radar sites on Yemen's Red Sea coast, further insisting that the nation and armed forces must remain vigilant and fully prepared to face the invaders.

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  • Trump says election 'rigged,' accuses Clinton of being drugged during debate

    Trump says election 'rigged,' accuses Clinton of being drugged during debate

    Zervos is among several women who have made sexual allegations against the Republican nominee. "Hillary is running for president in what looks like a rigged election", he told a fired-up rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire . The idea the election is unfairly tilted against Trump has become a resurgent theme for the NY billionaire and many of his supporters in the past several days as he's slipped in preference polls and faced allegations of sexual misconduct.

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  • US Citizens Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Iran

    US Citizens Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Iran

    Siamak Namazi was jailed with no explanation in October after visiting his family. His father, a retired UNICEF official who also holds dual Iranian-American citizenship, was detained in February this year. Siamak Namazi was most recently working for Crescent Petroleum, an oil and gas company in the United Arab Emirates. The video features a dramatic film score, footage of USA sailors on their knees when detained in January, Namazi's US passport, and footage of him in detention.

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  • Iraqi President calls for protecting Mosul civilians

    The long-awaited offensive was launched on Monday, with some 30,000 federal forces involved in Iraq's largest military operation since the 2011 pullout of U.S. One of the challenges for the liberating forces will be avoiding revenge attacks on the city's inhabitants from people whose families had suffered under ISIS.

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  • Putin to Kremlin journalists: US is watching you

    Vladimir Putin on Sunday shrugged off new U.S. threats to retaliate against alleged Russian hackers, saying such statements only confirmed that Washington used cyber-attacks for political ends. "The work on the global arena requires some concessions and compromises", said Putin . India and Russia on Saturday signed 16 agreements across multiple sectors following delegation-level talks co-chairedd by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin here.

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  • 17 killed in major fire in odisha hospital

    Further, Ahuja has put authorities of Capital Hospital, SCB Medical College and Hospital and other hospitals on alert in view of critical patients being shifted from Sum Hospital to these hospitals. A visitor, Jyoti Prakash described the desperate situation he faced at the ICU thus, "I jumped down from the first floor where my father is being treated".

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  • 'Apprentice' star accuses Trump of sexual harassment

    On Friday, two additional women publicly accused Trump of assaulting them. Mindy McGillivray, 36, of Palm Springs, Florida, says Trump groped her after she attended a Ray Charles concert at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in 2003. Anderson, for her part, told The Post that she chose to come forward after hearing Trump's comment that he grabbed women "by the p--" in a recording from 2005 first published last Friday by The Post .

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  • The Price of Oil Could Increase Dramatically

    He gives Commodities his take on natural gas prices, oil and gold. Oil prices surged immediately after the deal-to-make-a-deal was announced on September 28, but later waned on skepticism whether OPEC producers may actually reach a specific deal and stick to it.

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  • India, Russia ink big-ticket defence deals worth Rs 60000 crore

    India and Russian Federation are expected to ink defence deals worth billions of dollars during the meeting in Goa on Saturday between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the BRICS summit. The S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft, capable of firing three separate types of missiles, can engage with 36 targets simultaneously and can destroy incoming aircraft, missiles and drones at a range of up to 400 km.

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  • ISIS Using Explosive Drones In Mosul

    A specialist on robotic weaponry at New American, P.W. Singer admitted that such a threat is one that should have been anticipated. While Davis would not say whether ISIS leaders are actually fleeing, he said they were having a harder time controlling their forces and pushing ISIS members who don't normally fight into combat roles.

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  • North Carolina governor pledges aid to flooded historic town

    North Carolina governor pledges aid to flooded historic town

    A massive response is required". According to the United Nations, 1.4 million people in the impoverished Caribbean nation are in urgent need of help. North Carolina officials said late Friday that they were looking into a "possible coal ash release" at a Duke Energy plant in Wayne County. A major concern with the conditions is cholera, which is already a problem in Haiti and now even more so.

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  • Belgian region's rejection imperils EU-Canada trade deal

    A landmark trade deal with Canada is at the mercy this week of a decision in Belgium's sub-region of a few million. Pierre Pettigrew addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. Mr. Lawrence didn't comment directly on the regional vote. Activists charge that the Canada deal will set a unsafe precedent and open the way for a similar but far more ambitious agreement with the United States, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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