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Quake casualties rise to 2 dead, 115 injured

Quake casualties rise to 2 dead, 115 injured

A 5.2 magnitude quake hit Iran near its capital of Tehran on Wednesday. The head of the Iranian Red Crescent's Relief and Rescue Organisation, Morteza Salimi, said 97 people were injured. That is some seven times higher than the World Health Organization recommended maximum of 25 microgrammes per m3 over a 24-hour period. Flights into and out of Tehran Mehrabad Airport are unaffected, despite the quake, Aviation Iran said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bihar: Four persons killed in boiler blast

Bihar: Four persons killed in boiler blast

Eyewitnesses said the incident at Sasa Musa sugar factory in Gopalganj district happened at midnight when the decrepit boiler exploded all of a sudden. Most of the sugar mills in the state blatantly flout safety norms, alleged a local activist. The mill owner also announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for each dead worker and Rs 5 lakh for each injured worker. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump Tells Reporters: You Need Prayer More Than I Do

Trump Tells Reporters: You Need Prayer More Than I Do

Secretary Carson quickly followed up, thanking God "for a President and for cabinet members who are courageous, who are willing to face the winds of controversy in order to provide a better future for those who come behind us". Bottom line: Ben Carson leads Trump cabinet in prayer, and thanks God for corporate tax cuts that will benefit the rich while ultimately damaging poor and middle-class Americans. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hundreds of Philippines ferry disaster survivors pulled from the sea

Hundreds of Philippines ferry disaster survivors pulled from the sea

The remaining passengers had been rescued. "The passengers dashed to one side and the ferry started to sink", Mendiola said, as reported by the AP. The dead consisted of two men and two women, Quezon officials said. Coastguard boats, navy vessels and fishing boats rescued 166 people, including many who were floating in the rough sea, Balilo said. More than 160 were rescued by coastguard ships and fishermen. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nokia 9 To Feature Dual Selfie Camera

Nokia 9 To Feature Dual Selfie Camera

Just yesterday reports emerged claiming the forthcoming flagship Nokia 9 would have a 5-megapixel selfie camera; a disappointment by today's standards. Among its other features, the smartphone will include 18W fast charging support, and a slightly larger 3,250mAh battery, compared to the 3090 mAh battery on the Nokia 8 . Consulte Mais Informação

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Cam Newton 'Disgruntled' By Jerry Richardson's Choice To Sell Panthers

Cam Newton 'Disgruntled' By Jerry Richardson's Choice To Sell Panthers

A report from Sports Illustrated detailed the allegations against Richardson, which included "sexually suggestive language and behavior, and on at least one occasion directing a racial slur at an African-American Panthers scout". Rivera said he spoke with Richardson on Sunday night just before the owner announced his decision to sell in a letter posted on the team website. Sabates says it's obsolete, and that state and city governments must "pony up" to replace it. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea

North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea

He was later rescued by South Korean soldiers and airlifted by a US forces helicopter to Ajou University Hospital in Suwon, where he underwent surgery for his wounds. Yonhap reported that 15 North Koreans, including four soldiers, have fled to the south this year. Yonhap described the incident as "a very rare case" because North Korean troops stationed along the DMZ are known for their loyalty to Pyongyang. Consulte Mais Informação

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No terror link in Australia auto ramming

No terror link in Australia auto ramming

It finally crashed into a tram stop and came to a halt. "All you could hear was bang, bang, bang, bang", Jim Stoupas, the owner of a nearby doughnut shop, told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Government officials have warned Australians of the likelihood of terrorism, and Melbourne recently chose to install a public address system in the downtown area to warn of an attack, according to media reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Texas Democrats sue to keep Rep. Blake Farenthold's name on the ballot

Texas Democrats sue to keep Rep. Blake Farenthold's name on the ballot

Farenthold, R-27 Corpus Christi, has been accused of verbal and sexual harassment in his office . The Democratic Party's lawsuit seeks to test the Texas GOP's claim that it does not have to associate with Farenthold at this point. Lawyers for the state said while state law requires the inclusion of Farenthold's name, the secretary of state had no power to enforce that law. That argument led Texas GOP attorney Chris Gober to move to drop the lawsuit, which Soto did not oppose. Consulte Mais Informação

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Two Kashmiri brothers beaten up for not speaking in Kannada

Two Kashmiri brothers beaten up for not speaking in Kannada

The incident happened on the night of December 11, but came to light only on Monday, police said on Tuesday. In a shameful incident, 10 persons attacked two Kashmiris in Bengaluru as they were unable to speak in Kannada. "Both are now out on bail", said Chetan Singh Rathore, deputy commissioner of police ( Bengaluru North). A friend of the victims, requesting anonymity, said the student, studying in a college here and his brother were returning home in the early hours of December 11, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Man behind Burlington Christmas display dies after ladder falls from roof

Man behind Burlington Christmas display dies after ladder falls from roof

It is said that Doug Musson, 83, fell while trying to fix a leak that was affecting the display. He died in hospital, the family said. The death comes as a shock Musson's family and the community. Many people took to social media to express their condolences, including Burlington Mayor Rick Goldring. "This is very sad news for Burlington and our residents because the Mussons have been lighting up their house for decades in the city for decades", Goldring said in an interview Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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La ONU opera para que Trump cambie su postura en Jerusalén

La ONU opera para que Trump cambie su postura en Jerusalén

La embajadora estadounidense ante Naciones Unidas , Nikki Haley , durante la reunión del Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas , en la sede de la ONU en Nueva York. Sin embargo el presidente palestino aseguró recientemente que tras la decisión de Trump Estados Unidos ya no puede ejercer un rol de mediador entre ambas partes por su sesgado favoritismo con Israel . Consulte Mais Informação

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