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Man calls police to report his own drunk driving

Man calls police to report his own drunk driving Polk County Sheriff's Office has now released the audio of the very entertaining 911 call that was made by Michael Lester under the influence of alcohol and proceeded to warn other drivers about the dangers of drunk driving. The Polk County Sheriff's Office posted the 911 call on Facebook using the hashtag "Hello 9-1-1 I'm hammered". "He also mentioned that he had only slept four hours in the pa... [Full Article...]

Sudanese students stone police on third day of bread price protests

Sudanese students stone police on third day of bread price protests Men, women and children had to wait for almost an hour to to buy bread, while several bakery operators said price hikes on flour meant they would be forced to stop production entirely. In an attempt to crack down on the ongoing unrest, Sudanese security forces have arrested three opposition leaders and blocked the sale of six newspapers in recent days. [Full Article...]

First gay weddings take place in Australia

First gay weddings take place in Australia While a handful of special-case ceremonies have already taken place, most couples have had to see out the statutory one month waiting period until they can actually tie the knot. "Equality where we can get married is a huge step forward for Australia ". Craig's sister, Sarah Ross, paid tribute to her brother's journey. The athletes met three years ago and were engaged after Mr Burns, 29, prop... [Full Article...]

No Pants Subway Ride participants fearless cold

No Pants Subway Ride participants fearless cold The overnight low Saturday into Sunday was a mere 5 degrees. The event was started by the group 'Improv Everywhere , ' 15 years ago, according to organizers. Commuter trains in NY and around the world were filled with disrobed passengers for the 2018 No Pants Subway Ride . Hosted here in Toronto by the No Pants Society, this year's event will kick off today at 3 p.m.at Finch Subway Station a... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau Killed In the Line of Duty…

Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau Killed In the Line of Duty… Distinguished Philadelphia Firefighter dies after he's trapped inside home for 30 minutes. Authorities say a person inside the home also died in the blaze. A 1993 graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School, Lt. LeTourneau held an associate's degree in fire science from Delaware County Community College. He was also a volunteer firefighter with the Springfield Fire Company. [Full Article...]

South Korea's top nuke envoy to visit US

South Korea's top nuke envoy to visit US South Korea's top diplomat said Tuesday that the country will set aside its own funds to support the victims of Japan's wartime sex slavery, reiterating Seoul's stance that the 2015 agreement with Japan can not resolve the wartime crime against humanity. [Full Article...]

Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse

Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse The federal government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between January 7 and January 8, 2018. Mustapha Maihaja , the Senior Special Assistant to the President on the Diaspora Affairs, Mrs. He disclosed the team during the visit met with a high powered delegation from government of Libya , global Organisation on Migration and others in order to secure... [Full Article...]

Security forces gun down terrorist in central Kashmir

Security forces gun down terrorist in central Kashmir The search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists, holed up inside a house, opened fire on the security forces, he said. The whole area has been cordoned off to nab the terrorists. The forces lobbed teargas shells and fired pellets after protesters pelted them with stones. Hospital sources confirmed that two minor boys were admitted to the SDH but they were stable and out of dan... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyers anticipate Mueller interview request

Trump lawyers anticipate Mueller interview request However, the president's lawyers are reluctant to allow him to sit down for open-ended, face-to-face questioning without clear parameters, according to two people familiar with the discussions, the Post says. Speaking with host Nicolle Wallace, MSNBC regular Jason Johnson said that it was unlikely that Mueller would be Trump's chief interrogator and that he would turn it over to the professional... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court won't take up MS religious freedom law

Supreme Court won't take up MS religious freedom law Supreme Court has chose to allow Mississippi's anti-LGBTQ "religious freedom" law to stand by refusing to hear a challenge , letting a lower court's ruling in favor of it stand. "This bill sends a very clear message and that message in itself is harmful. and I'm sorry that our state and our court system doesn't recognize that!" The law garnered more support among fringe religions , but ev... [Full Article...]

Faulty rotor seen behind USA copter mishap in Japan

Faulty rotor seen behind USA copter mishap in Japan There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage after the helicopter landed near a hotel in the village of Yomitan on Monday. Among recent incidents, a USMC transport helicopter made an emergency landing on an Okinawan beach on Saturday because of a faulty rotor. [Full Article...]

Judge ends case against rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons

Judge ends case against rancher Cliven Bundy, two sons The question of land rights has been a thorny issue for decades in western U.S. states, where the federal government owns most of the land. The Nevada rancher who was accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities has walked out of a federal courthouse in Las Vegas as a free man. [Full Article...]

Samsung projects $14.1 billion Q4 operating profits

Samsung projects $14.1 billion Q4 operating profits Analysts polled by financial data firm FactSet expected 16.2 trillion won in operating profit. The local currency has been appreciating for months amid the global trend of the weakening USA greenback. Its de facto leader Lee Jae-yong, a grandson of Samsung's founder and the only son of the ailing Samsung chair, is fighting at an appeals court to overturn his five-year prison sentence for bribery a... [Full Article...]

GOP Senators Ask Justice Department for Criminal Probe of Trump Dossier Author

GOP Senators Ask Justice Department for Criminal Probe of Trump Dossier Author Grassley and Graham did not specify what information they had about Steele that they say warrants a criminal investigation. As though that "look over here" wasn't shouted loudly enough, Trump chillingly tweeted that Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin should be jailed because of her handling of emails - after which point his Justice Department announced a new probe into the emails and a separate ... [Full Article...]

United States sets new record for major disasters

United States sets new record for major disasters Natural disasters cost insurance companies a record $135 billion in 2017, according to figures released last week by Munich Re, the world's largest reinsurer. According to the NOAA, that is triple the previous record for wildfires. The previous record year for $1 billion disasters was 2005, the year of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, with an inflation-adjusted $214.8 billion cost. [Full Article...]

Holes in US-Mexico Border Create 'Big Problems with Human, Drug Smuggling'

Holes in US-Mexico Border Create 'Big Problems with Human, Drug Smuggling' Noorani expressed worry that "we are playing checkers while ( White House senior adviser) Stephen Miller is setting up a chess board culminating in the end of this kind of legal immigration". Aides say Trump has been insisting 'Wall, or no deal, ' according to the report. Republican priorities could be stopped in their tracks if the Democrats are successful during the midterm elections. [Full Article...]

Vice President Mike Pence Announces Dates For Middle East Trip

Vice President Mike Pence Announces Dates For Middle East Trip Pence was originally scheduled to travel the week before Christmas, but postponed the trip so he could remain in Washington in case his vote was needed to pass tax legislation. For decades, USA policy held that Jerusalem's status was a matter for Palestinians and Israelis to settle as part of a broad peace deal. Palestinian officials have refused to engage in a US-led peace process in the wake... [Full Article...]

Huawei's AT&T deal reportedly just imploded

Huawei's AT&T deal reportedly just imploded No reason for the cancelation of this deal was revealed. CES 2018 appeared to be that time, with the industry widely anticipating Huawei to announce the availability of Mate 10 Pro in the United States with AT&T as its retail partner. [Full Article...]

Australian Star Craig McLachlan Accused of Sex Harassment

Australian Star Craig McLachlan Accused of Sex Harassment Whelan Browne, who had to perform a sex scene with McLachlan on stage in Rocky Horror , alleges she had to "swat him away" when he would kiss her behind a sheet on stage. Speaking to Fairfax , Victoria Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of " indecent assault and inappropriate behaviour involving McLachlan ". [Full Article...]

Nokia 6 in India now getting Android Oreo Beta

Nokia 6 in India now getting Android Oreo Beta The Nokia 8 is now the only phone from the HMD bandwagon to get a stable build for Android 8.0 Oreo in India. The mid-budget smartphone features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. But the second-gen Nokia 6 now includes an additional microphone to support Nokia's OZO Audio's spatial audio capture, a feature HMD also offers on the Nokia 8 flagship. [Full Article...]


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