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Two civilians killed, nine injured as army opens fire in Kashmir's Shopian

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The deceased youths have been identified as Javid Bhat (20) and Suhail Lone (24). Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, according to KNS news agency, reported that the magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the killings. They alleged the Army, CRPF and Police are hell bent upon "killing our youth in a well knit plan, irrespective of them being armed or unarmed". The state government spokesperson said the chief minister has directed the district administration to conduct a ... Read More »

Man gets sucked into MRI machine and dies

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The dean of Nair Hospital suspended the ward boy involved for negligence . A ward boy told him to carry an oxygen cylinder with him to MRI room which is prohibited. In 2001, a six-year-old boy undergoing an MRI scan in NY was killed when a metal oxygen tank flew towards the machine and crushed his skull. Any object containing metal is not allowed inside an MRI room , and the machine was supposed to be turned off, NDTV reported. Read More »

Starbucks reports 2% increase in same store sales

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Ford stock fell almost 4% yesterday as traders panned the company's mixed fourth-quarter report. The stock had a trading volume of 51,850,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,250,000. Vetr lowered Starbucks from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $61.72 target price for the company.in a research report on Monday, January 8th. Read More »

FBI Releases Poster For Missing NC Boy Wanted In Amber Alert Search

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Authorities don't know whether he wandered away or was the victim of foul play. Investigators in Scotland County enter day four of the search for a missing 4-year-old boy. Kersey said that no evidence has been found that could lead them "any closer" to finding the missing boy but they are not about to give up. "It's just very heartbreaking and devastating to think about... Read More »

At least 31 killed in fire at South Korean hospital

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At least 37 people are dead and more than 140 injured after a fire swept through a hospital in South Korea. There were 194 patients in the hospital when the fire first began and all 78 individuals in the seniors' ward were evacuated. The National Fire Agency said officials were trying to identify other victims. It is South Korea's deadliest fire in nearly a decade and the toll is expected to rise, the BBC said. Read More »

Grassley To Release Transcript Of Interview With Donald Trump Jr

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Donald Trump Jr . accepted the meeting after being offered dirt on Hillary Clinton from Rob Goldstone, a music publicist and Trump family associate. The committee has interviewed Trump Jr. and numerous Russians involved in the meeting. Democrats, in turn, accuse Republicans of conducting a smear campaign meant to protect Trump by discrediting Mueller's investigation. Read More »

Centre responsible for Mahadayi dispute: Kharge

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The Mahadayi river (Mandovi in Goa ) rises in the Western Ghats in Karnataka's Belagavi district. In a veiled threat to both the BJP and Congress, he said, "BJP requires votes to come back to power and the Congress to retain power in the state, so they better talk to their respective party leaders in Goa and the Centre and solve this issue". Read More »

SpaceX's heavy-lift rocket Falcon Heavy to launch in early February

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The launch date isn't set in stone yet, and given that the Falcon Heavy launch has already been pushed back numerous times, this could just be a target for now. It's also enough thrust to launch payloads to the Moon or Mars, so the Falcon Heavy is the key component in SpaceX's bigger ambitions. In terms of payload delivery to orbit, the Falcon Heavy will have more capacity than any rocket since the Apollo era's Saturn V : as much as 140,000 pounds to low Earth orbit, or 37,000 ... Read More »

Houston kidnap victim killed during Federal Bureau of Investigation raid

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The FBI said it was still investigating who fired the shot which killed the man who had been kidnapped. Cunningham and Sanchez were additionally charged with aggravated robbery. The kidnapping victim, whose name wasn't immediately released, died later at a hospital. "There are oftentimes claims of a cartel connection just to place a fear factor", Smith told the Chronicle . Read More »

Paris braces for floods as Seine river continues to swell

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The Vigicrues flooding agency scaled back its peak predictions for the river in the capital, saying it will top out at 5.9m to 6m tomorrow evening at the earliest, compared with 6.2m previously. Remy Jourdan, a local administration official at Villeneuve-le-Roi commune in the southern suburbs of Paris , told Sputnik that the water in the Seine has kept rising, with the maximum level expected later on Friday. Read More »

Trump's solar tariff won't affect price of Tallahassee's second solar farm

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This comes after the Trump administration put a tax of up to 30-percent on solar panels coming in from other countries. An analysis by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) estimated that the solar industry employed approximately 38,000 people in manufacturing jobs in 2016, and only 2,000 of those manufactured panels. Read More »

Erdogan Vows No Let-up In Syria Campaign As US Tensions Rise

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Armenian lawmaker Edmon Marukyan, representing the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) made a statement on behalf of the group regarding the military operation of Turkey in Syria's Afrin. Meanwhile, Syrian activists and rescue teams say the Syrian government has launched an attack with suspected poisonous gas that has affected almost 20 civilians in a rebel-held suburb near the capital, Damascus. Read More »

Colorado deputy shot and killed; suspect at large

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He is survived by his wife and family, the Colorado Police Officers Foundation reported . Police so far haven't released specifics of Dearing's arrest. Neighbors told KDVR they heard multiple gunshots and police officers were outside their homes with guns drawn. Deputies had been chasing the man in an "assault in progress" call about 7 p.m. Read More »

Swiss mummy is UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's 'great-grandmummy'

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She was laid to rest in the Basel church - but she was not fated to rest long: Based on archival discoveries, the team believes now that she was first found in 1843. Scientists managed to extract DNA from the mummy's big toe and compared it to living relatives of the Bischoffs. It may not have worked, but the mercury did help to preserve her body until now. Read More »

Landrieu: WH 'Decided to Drop a Bomb' on Mayors Over Sanctuary Cities

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He also said that federal funding has been used to "put better radio communications in police vehicles" and that the city has collaborated with federal law enforcement agencies in the past. The letters request "any orders, directives, instructions, or guidance to your law enforcement employees ... regarding whether and how these employees may, or may not, communicate with the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, and/or Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or their ... Read More »

NYC files opioid lawsuit against 8 drugmakers, distributors

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Manufacturers, the de Blasio administration argued, worked to create a false notion that using opioids to treat chronic pain was safe for most patients and that the drugs' benefits supersede the risks. The city also said distributors fueled abuse through oversupply, including a failure to identify suspicious orders and report them to authorities, contributing to an illegal secondary market. Read More »

Campaign complaint filed over reported Trump porn star payment

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Vice President Mike Pence told The Associated Press during his visit to Jerusalem that he was "not going to comment on the latest baseless allegations against the President", the New York Daily News reports. "He was very proud of her, which is nice", Clifford said. "The American people expect and deserve transparency when it comes to money spent to influence elections and those requirements are not optional no matter how embarrassing the reason behind the expense", Common Cause ... Read More »

Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

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Hawaii has the lowest unemployment rate-2 percent-and Alaska has the highest, 7.3 percent. Indiana's labor force had a net decrease of 14,195 over the previous month. Wyoming added 3,100 jobs, while Montana gained 3,900 and OR 14,700. Employment in educational and health services increased by 5,800. Expansions in administrative-support services (+2,900) and professional-scientific-technical services (+2,000) more than offset the losses in management of companies (-1,700). Read More »

Murphy Brown revival starring Candice Bergen in the works

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As it hits the 30th anniversary of its initial launch, Brown returns during the presidency of Donald Trump to a much-changed media landscape, where the characters will play in a world of cable news, social media, "fake news" and a different political and cultural climate. Read More »