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18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire

18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire

Police said the suspect, Liu Chunlu, was captured in a nearby village, after authorities offered a 200,000 yuan ($32,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of a 32-year-old man with burn marks on his hips. Additionally, more than two dozen people were killed in two fires in Beijing's migrant neighborhoods late past year, the second of which prompted authorities to tear down unsafe buildings in China's capital. Consulte Mais Informação

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No, A Monkey Can't Copyright His Selfies, Federal Appeals Court Rules

No, A Monkey Can't Copyright His Selfies, Federal Appeals Court Rules

Bush, wrote for a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals . PETA's initial lawsuit was dismissed on the grounds that a monkey lacks standing to sue over copyright. PETA didn't seem particularly close to Naruto even though it sued Slater as a "next friend" of the monkey, the court noted. Following oral arguments, Slater and PETA announced in September that they had reached a settlement under which Slater agreed to donate 25 percent of any future revenue from the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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DC Councilman 'done apologizing' for antisemitic comments

DC Councilman 'done apologizing' for antisemitic comments

White asserted that he did not leave a tour for him and his staff of the US Holocaust museum early, but rather went ahead with a staff member for part of the time because "a reporter was following me". He said he is done apologizing and won't resign. Washington D.C. Councilman Trayon White (D-Ward 8) says he's "done apologizing" for his beliefs after making anti-Semitic statements and leaving a tour of the Holocaust Museum early. Consulte Mais Informação

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Junior Dos Santos Cleared For UFC Return After USADA Findings

Junior Dos Santos Cleared For UFC Return After USADA Findings

The United States Anti-Doping Agency ( USADA ) has announced that two of the biggest names in Brazilian MMA, Junior dos Santos and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira , have been cleared for their Octagon returns. The contaminated products rule set forth in the UFC Anti-Doping Policy and the WADA Code provide the opportunity for a reduction in the otherwise applicable period of ineligibility if it is established that the positive test resulted from the use of a contaminated product. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. military readiness unchanged after North Korea announcement

U.S. military readiness unchanged after North Korea announcement

In fact, the North has stopped short of saying it has any intention of abandoning its nuclear arsenal, with Kim making clear that nukes remain a "treasured sword". But other experts argued that Kim had conceded little, arguing that he could lift the testing freeze at any time and that his nuclear program had already achieved its main goal: demonstrating enough of a nuclear missile threat to be able to stoke uncertainty in the United States. Consulte Mais Informação

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G7 toughens Russian Federation stance but Iran deal in the balance

G7 toughens Russian Federation stance but Iran deal in the balance

On a visit to Beijing, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he had agreed with his Chinese counterpart to block any US attempt to sabotage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. The senior US official stressed that this month's joint US, French and British air strikes against Assad's chemical sites were "not a one-off but was part of a sustained allied campaign to reestablish the deterrent against chemical weapons, and that includes using military means again if necessary". Consulte Mais Informação

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VA Secretary Nominee's Confirmation Hearing Reportedly Postponed Over New Potential Concerns

VA Secretary Nominee's Confirmation Hearing Reportedly Postponed Over New Potential Concerns

He has little known management experience. The White House also is assessing whether questions that have been raised about Jackson have validity, officials said. VA's sprawling health, benefits and cemetery system has 360,000 employees and an annual budget of $186 billion. In recent weeks, the White House sent senior career and political officials from different VA offices to brief Jackson on issues confronting the agency. Consulte Mais Informação

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Resignation of NIA court judge rejected

Resignation of NIA court judge rejected

K Ravinder Reddy has been avoiding the media ever since he had put in his resignation. It had sparked off speculations and rumors that the judge was under pressure during the trial while others said that he was planning to enter politics. She had joined the NIA for a four year term and had still five months to complete it. Amid the lots of allegations and criticism that the NIA had deliberately weakened the Mecca Masjid blast case, the sudden transfer of the IO has also raised a lot of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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PM announces Stephen Lawrence commemoration day

PM announces Stephen Lawrence commemoration day

But just hours after making her comments, Archbishop John Sentamu, who was Bishop of Stepney at the time of the killing, said numerous recommendations for change following the killing which shocked a nation needed to be revisited. The late anti-apartheid hero and former president of South Africa met the Lawrence family at his request while on a visit to London two weeks after Stephen's murder. Consulte Mais Informação

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