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51 girls held hostage, sexually abused in UP madarasa

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They even alleged that they were being exploited sexually in madrasa kitchen and were even forced to dance on vulgar songs by the manager of the madrasa. A FIR has been lodged in this regard and West Uttar Pradesh's Superintendent of Police, Vikas Tripathi has claimed that after an investigation was lodged in this matter, the complaints about the girls being held hostage were validated. Read More »

Unsafe cold in Chicago for 1st day of 2018

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As we ring in the new year right at Midnight, temperatures will be near 20° across Hampton Roads, give or take a couple of degrees depending on whether you're celebrating inland or closer to the coast. Dress in layers and wear a hat, mittens and a scarf. The " feels like" temperature will drop (once again) in to the single digits and teens ... Our streak of days below freezing should come to a brief end on Wednesday, as the Arctic airmass recedes just a bit allowing our highs to climb into ... Read More »

Pence's trip to Israel postponed again

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He gave no reason for the apparent delay and said it was still possible that Pence could decide to come. The reform of the USA tax code passed on December 20. He had also planned to go to Ramallah, where he would meet with Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority. The White House at the time said that any delay in the tax vote might have prevented the vice president from departing Washington on time and complicated a tightly orchestrated set of meetings in Egypt and Israel. Read More »

President Trump, first lady host New Year's Eve bash

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He also said that 2018 is going to be a great year. But he returned to that theme with the message that accompanied his new year video, telling his 45.5 million followers: "What a year it's been, and we're just getting started". "Now they have a great future - and just beginning!", he wrote on Twitter . As midnight approached, the president followed up with a tweet that recalled last year's infamous new year's message focusing on his " many enemies". Read More »

Chris Paul back in lineup after missing past three games

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The Houston Rockets (25-9) are amid their own five-game losing skid. Fortunately for Houston, they were able to defeat the Lakers on the last day of the year in a double overtime thriller to snap the losing streak. But the Rockets did not get the win until the player that had not scored at all finally did. In Los Angeles, Lou Williams came off the bench to score 40 points and propel the Clippers to a 106-98 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. Read More »

USA citizens, 2 locals killed in Costa Rica plane crash

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They identified them as Bruce and Irene Steinberg and their sons Matthew, William and Zachary, all of Scarsdale. A photo of the plane the family was traveling on. One of the pilots was the cousin of Costa Rican ex-President Laura Chinchilla, the former leader said on her Twitter account . Nature Air did not respond to phone and email messages. Read More »

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg leads the way at Tour de Ski

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Russian Ustiugov had held a 1.6 second advantage ahead of the stage but saw that wiped out as Cologna took the win by 17.6 seconds before picking up bonus seconds at the finish line to build a 22.6 second Tour lead. Third-place Jessica Diggins of the United States now trails Oestberg by 1 minute, 26.9 seconds. Oestberg also leads Weng in the overall standings. Read More »

Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) Position Has Upped by Chickasaw Capital Management Llc

The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.75. About 613,949 shares traded. Targa Resources ( TRGP ) opened at $48.42 on Friday. Financial Bank invested 0.36% in Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:The). Trexquant Invest LP invested in 0.09% or 7,736 shares. Horizon Kinetics Limited Liability Corp holds 13,913 shares. Read More »

Hafiz Saeed's Jamaatud Dawa, others barred from collecting charity

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On Friday, Ali, stood with Hafiz Saeed at a rally called to condemn the U.S. recognising Jerusalem, not Tel Aviv, as Israel's capital. The rally was organised by Difa-e-Pakistan Council in New Delhi on Monday. In a written reply to Reuters , he also said Pakistan wasn't taking action under US pressure. Demands for the recall of Walid Abu Ali started in New Delhi on Friday, where the Modi government was greatly angered with such a display of solidarity by the highest Palestinian diplomat ... Read More »

Health Dept. notes drop in firecracker-related injuries

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Duque apparently compared the number of cases as of January 1 to the 630 cases recorded from December 21, 2016, to January 5, 2017. "Overall, the government's campaign against fireworks has reduced the number of injuries". 28, which limits the use of firecrackers to community zones, was implemented for the first time last weekend. There is no reported death, no case of fireworks ingestion and stray bullet injury. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for 2 children after suspicious death in Round Rock

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Bandera-Margaret has curly brown hair, brown eyes, stands 4-feet 5-inches, and weighs around 75 pounds. The two girls are believed to be in the company of a man named a person of interest in a suspicious death case in Round Rock. The alert doesn't describe the nature of the relationship between Miles and the children. The auto has a hatchback with a white sticker on the upper right-hand corner of the rear window. Read More »

Teen held in shooting death of parents, sister

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Police responded to the 300-block of Wall Street in Long Branch around 11:43 p.m. Sunday after receiving a 911 call made from someone inside the family's home. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppThe prosecutor's office said it appears the teen used a semi-automatic rifle to kill his victims. Read More »

Spain says Catalan crisis cost '1 bn euros'

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Puigdemont said in a speech posted Saturday on social media. Spain was plunged into its deepest political crisis in decades when separatists in Catalonia's regional government declared independence in October previous year, following a banned referendum on the topic. Read More »

Granlund's second 3-goal game leads Wild past Predators 4-2

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It was the second time in the last four games the Wild had been shut out, as the team was blanked 3-0 by the Lightning in its final test before the break, and fourth overall this season. Left winger Zach Parise discussed how good it felt to play with the Iowa Wild , how he felt he did in the return and how he still is taking his return to the Minnesota Wild day-by-day. Read More »

Rose Parades Of The Past

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The Rose Parade is back on the first again this year, after it was pushed to Monday due to the strict "no Sundays" rule. It is an opening salvo to meet the New Year with hope. The 129th Rose Parade will start at 8:00 AM PST on January 1. The displays at the parade include floral-decorated floats sponsored by a participating corporation or community organization, equestrian units, and marching bands. Read More »

3 dead as Iranian protests spread, calling for end to Islamic regime

Marches that began as annual state-sponsored events for the airing of public discontent took on a different tone as protesters in more than 1,200 cities and towns called for the removal of the nation's supreme leader, whose position of absolute power in Iran has determined the country's fate since Islamists took control of its government in 1979. Read More »

Woman Who Filed Petition Against 'Triple Talaq' In SCI, Joins BJP

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Ishrat began her fight against the practice of triple talaq after her husband had divorced her by saying triple talaq thrice over the phone from Dubai in 2014. "I will work for the women's right in the future". Even if women wanted to support her, she said "they were under pressure from patriarchy to not come out in my support". Read More »

Pakistan hands over list of 457 Indian prisoners: Foreign Ministry

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Of these prisoners, 399 are fishermen who had crossed into Pakistani waters and 58 other civilians. This is in line with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement the two countries signed on May 21, 2008, under which they are required to exchange such lists twice a year, on January 1 and July 1. Read More »

2018's first baby born in Limerick

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He is the first baby to be born in 2018 within the NYC Health + Hospitals system, according to a news release. The tot is the O'Leary's first child and the baby boy has yet to be named. It total, five babies have been born in the Coombe this year. At Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, the first baby of January 1st was a girl born at 1.53am. Read More »

Iran protests go on as social media apps blocked, 2 killed

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The protests took place amid reports of Internet disruptions, with the New York-based Center for Human Rights In Iran saying the government was making it hard for Iranians to get online. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday (Dec 31) that government bodies must provide "space for criticism" as he sought to head off days of unrest, but warned protesters that violence was unacceptable. Read More »

Deadly clashes in Iran as protesters 'attack police stations and military bases'

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Rouhani came to power in 2013 promising to mend the economy and ease social tensions, but high living costs and a 12 percent unemployment rate have left many feeling that progress is too slow. Hundreds of people have been arrested but security forces have largely shown restraint. Looks like they will not take it any longer. On Sunday evening, police reportedly deployed tear gas and water cannon to disperse a small rally in Tehran's Enghelab Square. Read More »

Two people killed in Iran protests in southwest

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President Donald Trump again voiced his support for the demonstrators on Sunday when he tweeted that the U.S. stands with the "peaceful protestors in Iran who are speaking out for freedom and we condemn the arrests of innocents". Police in the centre of Tehran fired water cannon on Sunday to try to disperse demonstrators, according to pictures on social media. What about the war of words with Donald Trump? Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani , speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, ... Read More »

Blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan kills six -…

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No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack with the Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid saying the group has links with the incident. Elsewhere in Afghanistan this weekend, a bomb exploded in a crowded neighborhood in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif late Saturday, wounding 12 people, General Abdul Raziq Qaderi, the deputy provincial police chief, told Reuters. Read More »

Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

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Over the past two days, anti-government protests erupted in some Iranian major cities and in a number of cases they turned into violence and clash between people and police. peacefully protesting channels", Telegram CEO Pavel Durov wrote on Twitter . Early Sunday morning, President Donald J. Trump doubled down his support for the Iranian people who are demanding freedom from the oppressive government that has been in power since 1979. Read More »

Americans dead in Costa Rica plane crash

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A video of the crash site obtained from Costa Rica's Security Ministry shows orange flames consuming a pile of blackened ruins, with plane parts scattered in an area thick with trees. He identified the pilot as Juan Manuel Retana and described him as very experienced. The same plane had arrived in Punta Islita on Sunday morning local time from San Jose and was delayed in landing by strong winds, Cubillo said. Read More »

Boulder Sheriff Joe Pelle's son among deputies shot in Highlands Ranch ambush

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Spurlock said his deputies came under fire after entering a suburban Denver apartment and trying to talk with the suspect, later identified at Matthew Riehl, 37, who was holed up inside a bedroom. The gunman who killed Parrish and wounded the four other law enforcement officers ambushed them after they responded to a domestic disturbance call, Spurlock said. Read More »