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Super blue blood moon captured over Vancouver Island

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A rare lunar trifecta in the early morning hours had space watchers captivated all over the globe. Skywatchers across western North America set their alarms to wake before dawn on January 31 to see a rare type of lunar eclipse called a " Super Blue Blood Moon ". Read More »

Bypolls results: Counting in Rajasthan, West Bengal begins

State election department has made arrangements for counting scheduled on February 1 for all the three seats. The BJP has fielded former Union minister Sanwar Lal Jat's son Ramswaroop Lamba from Ajmer and the state's Labour Minister Jaswant Singh Yadav from the Alwar Lok Sabha seat. Read More »

Afghan interior minister, secret agency chief reach Pakistan

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The two-member delegation is also scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and military officials. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi phoned President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday to share his condolences with the Afghan government in the wake of recent attacks in Kabul and said his country was ready to help with the treatment of victims . Read More »

IAF officer leaks sensitive information on WhatsApp, arrested

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The officer was posted in New Delhi . The officer according to sources said that the IAF official was under watch. "He has been taken into custody for further questioning". The armed forces have strict rules on the use of social media. Sources also said the officer established contact with his handlers through Facebook. Read More »

Trump Asked Deputy AG If He Was 'On My Team'

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President", Rosenstein reportedly told Trump. The question came right before Rosenstein was set to testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Trump, apparently dissatisfied with his inability to bring Comey under his control, fired him in May. While searching for Comey's replacement, Trump interviewed acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe . Read More »

Derek Mackay promises 'more prosperous country' after Budget deal with Greens

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In a statement to MSPs, Mr Mackay also announced a larger pay boost for tens of thousands of public sector workers, with nurses, teachers and police officers earning up to £36,500 all getting a 3 per cent rise. Mr Mackay outlined details of the agreement in the Scottish Parliament after the Greens confirmed a deal had been reached earlier on Wednesday. "While other parties continue to posture from the sidelines, Greens are making Scotland fairer". Read More »

The North Korea Question

He added: '[Executions] are really about trying to clamp down as much as possible on something that might be deteriorating and keeping it from deteriorating too quickly'. The event at Mount Kumgang, a renowned scenic spot in the North, had been due to take place on Sunday as part of a flurry of talks and visits between Seoul and nuclear-armed Pyongyang ahead of the Games in Pyeongchang next month. Read More »

Scotland identify centre for first begin in opposition to Wales

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Join World Cup 2003 heroes Neil Back, Mike Tindall and Will Greenwood at the award winning Wolf Run obstacle challenge in East Sussex on 28th April. Yet the Lions still squared the series 1-1, albeit their lone Test win was in Wellington, with the tourists losing first up in Auckland before returning to Eden Park for a 15-15 draw in the finale. Read More »

Texas Rangers ordered to investigate sexual assault allegations at Karolyi Ranch

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Greg Abbott requested on Tuesday that the Texas Rangers launch an investigation into the allegations of sexual abuse at the Karolyi Ranch. The Texas Rangers are an elite arm of the state Department of Public Safety. "The people of Texas demand, and the victims deserve, nothing less", said Abbott. "There is an eerie feeling as soon as you step foot onto the Karolyi Ranch", Larson said during victim-impact statements at Nassar's sentencing hearing last week. Read More »

Trump on MS-13

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These two precious girls were brutally murdered while walking together in their hometown. Federal authorities later arrested 13 gang members in connection with their deaths . "We cannot imagine the depth of your sorrow, but we can make sure that other families never have to endure this pain", he said. Trump then pointed to the parents and clapped as the chamber stood and gave a rapturous round of applause. Read More »

South Carolina's Governor Is Basically Forcing State To Stand For Anthem

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On Tuesday, McMaster issued a statewide proclamation designating Sunday as "Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday". "It is spoiled, entitled, ridiculous for the people who living under the freedom provided by the people who defended that flag to kneel", Templeton says in the video, over images of the silhouette of a veteran saluting a billowing American flag. Read More »

Trump approval bounces back at 42 percent

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The new poll also found Americans are split over the massive tax reform bill Trump signed in December-44 percent approve and 44 percent disapprove. Trump earned between 40% and 49% approval - above his national average - in 20 states. By contrast, President Barack Obama's rating after the first year of his presidency was 57 percent. Statistically speaking, Trump's low approval rating is unusual, considering that American presidents usually enjoy a fairly high approval rating in their first ... Read More »

NYC snow, rain in the forecast this week

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A calm wind will become south 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. After this brief burst of snow, the region's next shot at wintry precipitation comes Thursday into Friday . Expect Wednesday to be mostly cloudy, with some morning fog and highs in the upper 40s. Most of the widespread light snow is expected to develop across far western NY by mid- to late-afternoon with the greater intensity snow likely overnight, the Weather Service said. Read More »

Kiwis face court action after Lorde cancels concert

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The Associated Press has reported that Shurat HaDin, an Israeli advocacy group, is suing the authors of an open letter which asked Lorde to cancel a show in Tel Aviv. According to an Israel News Company report, one of the girls filing the lawsuit, Ahuva Frugel, was very disappointed upon discovering that Lorde's concert was canceled just one week after purchasing a ticket, despite the fact that Frugel was refunded. Read More »

Lord Bates resigns from his post at the despatch box

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Lord Bates said: "With the leave of the House I wonder if you would permit me to offer my honest apologies to Baroness Lister for my discourtesy for not being in my place to answer her question on a very important matter at the beginning of questions". Read More »

Star Gold UK to show Khelo India School Games 2018

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He said, Khelo India is not just about winning medals but it is an effort to give strength to a mass movement for playing more. Today, we have in our midst eminent sportspersons. Modi also announced that his government has made a decision to reward the childhood coaches of sportspersons who excel at the world stage for the country. Read More »

Over 80 on sunken Pacific ferry

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After categorising the passengers, the Council found out that there were 65 adults, 13 high school students and 10 primary-aged children. The 17-metre (56-foot) catamaran was reported missing on January 20, two days after it departed Nonouti Island on a 250 km (155 miles) trip to Betio in Kiribati. Read More »

North Korea to show off military might on eve of Winter Games

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A Blue House spokesperson expressed hope that Russian Federation, which has been barred from participating in the games as a national team for doping violations, will send a high-level official after resolving pending issues with the International Olympic Committee. Read More »

European Union earmarks 45 mln euros for Palestine following USA aid cut

He said the Palestinians can get financial aid from the United States only if they agree to resume peace negotiations with Israel . European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini urged USA reengagement in the Middle East peace process Wednesday after President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More »

Australian tennis star Tomic 'depressed,' wants to return to court

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Doubles specialist John Peers hoped Tomic realised his ex-teammates were "there for him" after admitting it was hard to watch his ill-fated stint on Network Ten's reality TV show I'm A Celebrity ... "We've bent over backwards to help Bernie in so many ways. I think a lot of people tuned into TV the last few nights just to see where he's at. he's not in a good place", Groth told Melbourne radio station SEN . Read More »

How Liverpool have ruined Arsenal's hopes of signing Evans

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Speaking in a press conference held before the deadline-day trip to leaders City, Pardew admitted that one member of the West Brom squad could be on his way out - but not Evans or winger James McClean, who has been the subject of a late loan offer from Championship promotion hopefuls Derby County. Read More »

House committee could vote on Nunes memo Monday

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Jeff Duncan on the House floor after his first State of the Union address . (McCabe did recuse himself from FBI investigations related to Virginia.) But animus toward McCabe from Trump and his supporters also stems from his reputation as an ally of former FBI Director James Comey, who Trump told NBC's Lester Holt he fired over "this Russian Federation thing". Read More »

UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visits NATO Headquarters

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Visiting Syrian refugee camps is by no means new to the American actress, as this visit is the actress' fifth time already . She's always been known as a committed activist and dedicated charity campaigner-and now Angelina Jolie is passing on her humanitarian values to her children. Read More »

Instagram Now Allowing Businesses To Schedule Their Posts

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These services are paid-for platforms used by social media managers and serious social engineers, that support Instagram's Graph API. But no functionality was available in Instagram itself. However, this API update means that - for now, at least - post scheduling is something only larger organizations will be able to take advantage of, as many smaller businesses don't necessarily use a third-party software program for working with Instagram . Read More »

'Strike on North Korea may exacerbate nuclear proliferation'

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Trump threatened to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea and also called Kim Jong-un as "Little Rocket Man", while North Korea denounced Trump as a "mentally deranged USA dotard". Trump offered few specifics on how he and his administration would work to contain the North Korean nuclear weapons program, which is now believed to have the capability to reach the continental USA, but offered that his administration would not sit on its hands. Read More »

'Padmaavat' sets new record for IMAX in India

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While some reactions, like the open letter by Ram-Leela writers Siddharth-Garema, have put some thought in conveying their point , a majority of them are flippant, hateful, misogynistic comments that further prove Bhasker's main point of women being constantly subjected to systemic oppression. Read More »