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Casino cruise ship catches fire with 50 passengers aboard, officials say

Casino cruise ship catches fire with 50 passengers aboard, officials say The Sheriff's Office, Port Richey police as well as other agencies are investigating. The extent of her injuries or the cause of death were not released. Passengers jumped into the water to escape the fire, which spread quickly after breaking out about a half mile from shore. Santangelo, himself the owner of a 25-foot boat, said assisting the passengers "was something you just had to do". [Full Article...]

Floor of stock exchange building collapses in Indonesia

Floor of stock exchange building collapses in Indonesia Images on television and social media uploaded by witnesses showed rubble in the lobby of the building. At least 77 people were taken to local hospitals after a hallway between two buildings suddenly gave way, according to Argo Yuwono, senior commissioner for Jakarta police department. [Full Article...]

Iraq twin bombings: Death toll rises to 38

Iraq twin bombings: Death toll rises to 38 The attack in Aviation Square was one of the deadliest in Baghdad since a massive truck bomb killed at least 324 people in the nearby commercial district of Karrada in July 2016 . Ambulances rushed to the scene as security forces sealed off the area with yellow tape. Abadi held an emergency meeting with the JOC and intelligence officials after the attack, his office said, asking them to "elim... [Full Article...]

Toronto schoolgirl hijab attack never happened, police say

Toronto schoolgirl hijab attack never happened, police say In a new statement issued Monday afternoon, Tory said "it is good to know" that no attack actually took place. According to the police, the girl was on her way to school when she noticed that a man was trying to cut her hijab with a pair of scissors. [Full Article...]

Britain's Carillion collapses as banks balk at loans

The second largest construction company in the United Kingdom crashed under the pressure of piling debts which reached £1.5bn. It has responsibility for delivering much of the HS2 high speed rail link and is a major supplier to Network Rail , carrying out track renewal and electrification works across the country with a policy of 'no net loss' for biodiversity . [Full Article...]

South Africa protests to USA embassy over Trump "shithole" remark

Trump tweeted earlier Sunday that the program is "probably dead" and blamed Democrats. The US president is reported to have questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti and African nations. "I hope that we are actually going to work on fixing DACA", said Representative Mia Love on CNN's "State of the Union" program on Sunday. The US government has... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Donald Trump: 'DACA Is Probably Dead' But a tentative deal worked out Thursday by a small bipartisan group of senators crumbled in an Oval Office meeting in which, according to multiple people involved, an angry Trump asked them why the United States should accept immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti, El Salvador and African nations over those from European countries such as Norway. [Full Article...]

Vegas gunman had emailed about bump stocks

Vegas gunman had emailed about bump stocks Though investigators had previously said Paddock had no known social media accounts, the records also included requests to access at least four different Instagram accounts which may have been associated with either Paddock or his girlfriend, Marilou Danley. [Full Article...]

Vehicle crashes into second floor of Calif. office building

Vehicle crashes into second floor of Calif. office building Making for an unusual sight, the vehicle appeared lodged into the second story of a dental office in Santa Ana, Calif ., when Orange County Fire Agency officials arrived at the scene. Officers will submit a DUI/Narcotics case to the Orange County District Attorney's office, police said. Firefighters responded to the scene to put out the fire, then extricated a second person who was trapped insi... [Full Article...]

Paisley leads, Grace lurks at SA Open

Paisley leads, Grace lurks at SA Open However, the 29-year-old South African then ran up a double bogey on the sixth after failing to get out of a greenside bunker at the first attempt and Paisley, who had birdied the second and fourth, picked up another shot on the seventh to move three clear. [Full Article...]

New tax law won't affect 2017 filing season

New tax law won't affect 2017 filing season The Thursday as it begins to adapt to changes in the tax law enacted last month. U.S. Rep Mike Johnson released a statement on January 11, the day the Treasury Department announced the news that likely will increase the amount of money a number of American workers take home each paycheck, starting as early as February. [Full Article...]

Queen recalls coronation in candid interview

Queen recalls coronation in candid interview Elizabeth II attending the Scripture Union's 150th anniversary service of celebration on December 6. Westminster Abbey, which has hosted the coronations of 39 kings and queens going back to the 11th century, was closed for the six months preceding the ceremony so a railroad track could be laid down the center to facilitate the elaborate rituals. [Full Article...]

The Debate Over Enforcing Marijuana Laws

The Debate Over Enforcing Marijuana Laws That thinking not only runs counter to the evidence, marijuana posing fewer health risks than alcohol and tobacco, both legal. Under CSA the Drug Enforcement Administration has the authority to remove a substance from the various schedules. [Full Article...]

Suspect in custody after Greyhound bus pursuit across state lines, police say

Suspect in custody after Greyhound bus pursuit across state lines, police say Approximately 40 passengers on the bus were safely evacuated, IL police said, and no injuries were reported. They were making their way from Milwaukee, to Chicago. "The bus driver had no idea this was happening", Schmaling said. Vargas-Rosas was ordered off the bus at gunpoint. Several law enforcement agencies from Wisconsin and IL reportedly are now at the scene, surrounding the bus. [Full Article...]

Freezing rain possible for Timmins and area

Freezing rain possible for Timmins and area The Grand River Conservation Authority has also issued a flood watch for the entire Grand River watershed. "If that happens the water levels behind that dam of ice could rise very quickly". "Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots could become icy and slippery", the statement reads. There's a snowfall warning for areas along the St. [Full Article...]

Passenger jet slides off track at Trabzon worldwide airport

Passenger jet slides off track at Trabzon worldwide airport The cause of the incident was not explained by the airline but an investigation into the crash is underway. Photos showed the aircraft on a muddy slope with its nose dangerously close to the Black Sea coast. I thank God it didn't. "We swerved all of a sudden", Fatma Gordu, another passenger, told the privately owned Dogan news agency. "I feel like I'm going insane when I think about it". [Full Article...]

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning seeks election to US Senate seat in Maryland

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning seeks election to US Senate seat in Maryland Manning would be running against Democrat Ben Cardin , who has served two terms in the Senate. Manning also tweeted a link for campaign contributions. senatorial candidate in less than a year during which she often made headlines, as the fame and infamy she gained by leaking a trove of classified documents follows her after release. [Full Article...]

Phivolcs: Another phreatic eruption recorded on Mayon Featured

Phivolcs: Another phreatic eruption recorded on Mayon Featured Ash can be seen spewing from the volcano. "We have not reached the critical level", head of the Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, Cedric Daep, insists in a radio interview. The previously dormant volcano, more than 500 metres high, on the northern island of Kadovar off PNG erupted on Jan.5 with all 600 residents evacuated. [Full Article...]

Burning oil tanker sinks with all 32 crew members confirmed dead

Burning oil tanker sinks with all 32 crew members confirmed dead He said that due to repeated explosions and gas leaks, rescue teams were unable to extinguish the fire on the vessel and recover the bodies. Iranian state TV had earlier quoted the chief of Iran's maritime agency, Mahmoud Rastad, as saying: "There is no hope of finding survivors among the (missing) 29 members of the crew". [Full Article...]

Cotton: Durbin 'Has a History' of Misrepresenting What Happens in WH Meetings

Cotton: Durbin 'Has a History' of Misrepresenting What Happens in WH Meetings Sen. David Perdue , R-Ga., who supports Trump's immigration policies, had previously claimed that he did not recall whether or not Trump used this incendiary language. "Senator Durbin has it. Senator Perdue does not". "You don't help someone who has an alcohol problem by calling him a drunk". "Basically is an operative word". [Full Article...]


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