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Police say NYC ferry stuck on sandbar; no injuries

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The boat, called the 'Zelinsky, ' was stuck for about 45 minutes before the rescue came. The ferry became stuck about 100 feet away from Pier 11, according to police. That caused the propeller to spin, breaking part of the hull. There are no reports of any injuries, NBC New York reports. The three catamaran-style ferries were expected to arrive at the North River Shipyard in Nyack by Tuesday morning for inspection and/or repairs, Conroy added. Read More »

Details of planned terrorist attack at Justin Bieber's concert unveiled

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In the witness box he said he did not possess a copy of the Qur'an, did not believe in Islam and ate ham. "I wanted to see how easy it was for people who had an interest in terrorism to go online and get information because the police and the government are trying to crack down on terrorism and radicalization", he said from the stand, The Guardian reports. Read More »

Mumbai Airport Sets New Record, Handles 969 Flight Movements in 24 Hours

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Like airports in London, New York, Dubai, and other world aviation hubs, Mumbai has more than one runway. "We hope to cross 1,000 aircraft movements per day soon, " the MIAL official said. "Despite the airport being congested and geographical restrictions, we were able to handle a record breaking flight movements on Friday", said the MIAL spokesperson, adding that the aim was to reach 1000. Read More »

Uhuru's sweet hour of prayer ahead of inauguration

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Others are Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Botswana's Ian Khama, Rwanda's Paul Kagame, John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania, Edgar Lungu of Zambia, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Namibia's Hage Geingob, Faure Gnassingbé of Togo, Mohamed Farmajo of Somalia, and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia. Read More »

AMBER Alert issued for missing 3-year-old in NC

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Family members said Mariah has an orthopedic leg problem so when she walks, her left leg is thrown around and it causes her to wobble. Long brown hair, blue eyes. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit is assisting with the search, according to WITN . Officials are asking all residents in the nearby areas to search their yards, garages, and cars. Read More »

Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime

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The Syrian government declared Sunday it would support the formation of a committee that will discuss the constitution and is expected to be set up at the congress. Syria's government has refused to negotiate over Assad's future in any talks with the opposition. Russia's military intervention in Syria's civil war two years ago turned the tide in President Bashar Assad's favor. Read More »

China jails Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che for 'subversion'

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The court said both men stated that they would not appeal their sentences. In this image taken from video released on November 28, 2017, by the Intermediate People's Court of Yueyang, Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che, left, and his fellow defendant Peng Yuhua of China stand during a court session at the Intermediate People's Court of Yueyang in Yueyang in central China's Hunan Province, on Tuesday. Read More »

Turkish businessman will not go on trial: USA judge

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It's unknown what role Zarrab could play in the trial. The government in Turkey, where Zarrab is well-known, has depicted the trial as a conspiracy. After jury selection was finished, Atilla's lawyers requested a two-week postponement, complaining about heavy redactions in documents turned over to them by US prosecutors. Read More »

Victoria Beckham's returns from brink to secure £100m valuation

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Following the investment, London based Neo will take a minority stake in the business, which will sit alongside its holdings in Parisian menswear brand AMI Paris and United Kingdom homeware brand Tom Dixon. 'She is an inspiration to millions of women around the world and she has built a unique, differentiated luxury brand with a strong identity and very high potential. Read More »

White House Mulls Ban on Staffers' Personal Cell Phones

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This particular ban would lower the risk of such hacks , but as Bloomberg reports , not all staffers are happy about it. Back then, White House's tech support department concluded that the Kelly's phone had been hacked. Journalist James Harrigan pointed out that Trump's use of a personal mobile device was a more obvious threat than that of any of the staff. The White House did not immediately respond to inquiries. Read More »

Police looking for man who shot OTR bartender in the face

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Investigators believe the situation may have sparked as Richardson walked across the street and a man in a van yelled obscenities at her. Officers believe Richardson walked toward the van to talk with him about it, and he shot her. "Thank you!", he wrote. An employee of a bar owned by stars Nick and Drew Lachey was shot in the face near the venue last week. The police are also offering a cash reward for information about the suspect. Read More »

MSHP reports 15 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday counting period

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Around the state, 163 total motor vehicle crashes were investigated with 55 injuries and 5 fatalities involving those wrecks. This total is up one fatality from last year's Thanksgiving holiday. Dixon, 31, from Woodville, was reportedly walking in the northbound lane of USA 61 in Wilkinson County. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Around 5 p.m. Read More »

Bali volcano: Indonesia extends global airport closure due to Mount Agung eruption

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Mount Agung has been hurling clouds of white and dark grey ash about 9,800ft (3,000m) into the atmosphere since the weekend and lava is welling up in the crater, sometimes reflected as a reddish-yellow glow in the ash plumes. "Authorities will comb the area to persuade them", he said. About 25,000 people were already living in evacuation centres after an increase in tremors from the mountain in September sparked an evacuation. Read More »

No Signs of External Influence Behind Argentine Submarine Explosion - Navy

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According to Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi , they have no evidence that the explosion recorded by Argentina's missing San Juan submarine was caused by an underwater mine or by an external attack. It last made contact with Argentina's navy on November 15. Authorities said they had not confirmed any sort of explosion but said they were looking into the possibility. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Sapna Chaudhary says that Aakash should win the show

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Ever since television actress Hina Khan has stepped into the controversial reality show, " Bigg Boss 11 ", she has been targeted by the Twitterati and her fellow colleagues on Twitter for incessantly picking fights. Hina tells Shilpa that she can do whatever she likes with her food. Akash and Priyank nominate the same two. In the video clips shared by actor Karan Patel to prove hi9s piint against Hina's beau Rocky, one can see Hina telling Shilpa how she needs to first achieve what Hina has ... Read More »

And the award for word of the year goes to....'complicit'

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It's " complicit ", and if you're not exactly sure what it means ask Scarlett Johansson . Saturday Night Live introduced a "new fragrance" called "Complicit" for Ivanka Trump on a March episode, which caused the first spike Dictionary.com saw in searches for the word. Read More »

Family confirms both mother and 5-year-old killed in 99 crash

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Twenty two-year-old Daniel Mejia was driving his vehicle in the #1 lane at a high rate of speed and hit the Jeep from behind. CHP said the Jeep rolled several times and it ended on the center divider where it caught fire. The California Highway Patrol arrested 66 people in San Diego County for drunken driving as of dawn Sunday, during its annual Thanksgiving "maximum enforcement period". Read More »

New Year's Eve terror plot arrest in Vic

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The man was arrested at his home address in Werribee at 3pm yesterday by the Special Operations Group as part of Operation San Jose, which has been monitoring the "high risk" male since the beginning of this year. The man was allegedly plotting to shoot as many people as possible in the city's centre, police will allege. "Certainly, he becomes particularly energised when he sees other activities in the terrorist arena occurring". Read More »

Rahmon extends condolences to President of Egypt over deadly terrorist attack

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Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zeid had criticized CNN's coverage of the Friday massacre of 305 civilians in the small town of al-Rawda in North Sinai while performing the Friday congregational prayer. "The Egyptians are united in face of terrorism.we are not afraid of terror", he stressed. The airstrikes came hours after Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi vowed to respond fiercely against terrorists who carried out the attack. Read More »