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Olivier Giroud completes Chelsea switch, Michy Batshuayi joins Dortmund

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The French striker makes the move across London as part of the transfer merry-go-round which has seen Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang join the Gunners and Michy Batshuayi agree to sign for Borussia Dortmund . In a statement Batshuayi said he was moving to the German club to help achieve his "big goal " of playing at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

German FM Warns of 'Growing Frustration With Israel's Actions in Europe'

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Addressing an worldwide conference at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, Gabriel underlined that moving Germany's embassy to Jerusalem would only come after a negotiated solution. The European Union has announced a new funding package of 42.5 million euros (nearly $53m) to help the Palestinians build their new state. Speaking alongside Abbas on Wednesday afternoon, Gabriel also criticized the U.S. Read More »

Russian Olympians have doping bans overturned, Sochi results reinstated

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CAS said 11 other Russian athletes were ruled to have been guilty of doping but had lifetime bans cut to a ban from this month's Olympics alone. A North Korean figure skating pair arrived in South Korea on Thursday by airplane, along with eight athletes, to compete in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that will begin next week. Read More »

Members of Congress Render Aid After Train-Truck Crash

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Republican members of Congress were on their way for a retreat at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia starting Wednesday and ending Friday. However, Weener said he received reports that individuals aboard the train aided in the recovery of other injured passengers. It's trash day, and the truck had just picked up garbage at her house. Read More »

Lost NASA satellite wakes up after being declared 'dead' 13 years ago

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Scientists have detected something other than telemetry within the radio signal so there is hope the satellite can be put it back into operation. After an amateur astronomer recorded observations of a satellite in high Earth orbit on January 20, 2018, his initial research suggested it was the IMAGE satellite. Read More »

1 victim is critical after LA school shooting

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Police said a suspect has been arrested and is in custody. A weapon has been recovered. Reporters for NBC Los Angeles say there are two victims and one person is in custody. Madison says there's no information about injuries. Television news footage showed a girl with dark hair and wearing a sweatshirt being led out of the school in handcuffs a short time later. Read More »

How will area schools be affected by UIL realignment?

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In the bidistrict playoffs for football, District 5-5A DII will square off against District 6-5A DII, comprised of Red Oak along with Dallas ISD schools Adamson, Conrad, Jefferson, Kimball, Seagoville, South Oak Cliff and Spruce. Some longtime rivals will be disrupted and new ones could be formed. Division I and Division II districts will be created. The Decatur Eagles will be in a football league with Burkburnett, Gainesville, Mineral Wells, Springtown and Hirschi in 4-4A Division I. Read More »

Anger at police chief Anthony Bangham's plan to fine 1mph speeders

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According to the Daily Mail , the West Mercia police chief made the comments during a speech at the Police Federation Roads Policing Conference on Tuesday. "The last thing we want is drivers glued to speedometer 100 per cent of time". His comments have been supported by several charities, including road safety campaigners Brake. Read More »

Michelle Obama tells Ellen to 'forget what they're saying in Washington'

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Yep, after Michelle Obama appeared on Ellen this week, we're seriously jealous of her youngest daughter's room. because it comes with a two-room suite. "Yeah, you don't waste rooms on college kids", she joked. The Obamas are still living in Washington, D.C.so Sasha can finish high school. "That's all we have is hope", she said. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj Set To Visit Nepal Today

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She also congratulated Oli for the clear mandate received by the Left alliance in the Parliamentary elections, he said. After successfully conducting elections Nepal has attained political stability which will be instrumental in attaining economic prosperity for the country, she said. Read More »

Hey, Gauteng, Sending Bottled Water To Cape Town Isn't Helping

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South Africa's biggest tourist destination is in the midst of the worst drought on record after three years of poor rains and the authorities have warned the city will reach Day Zero, when taps will be turned off, on April 16 unless consumption is drastically reduced. Read More »

950 miners TRAPPED underground - power cut leaves gold miners STRANDED

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Company spokesman James Wellsted said the miners were safe and receiving food and water . "We are experiencing some issues, but they [the miners] have all been accounted for", Wellsted said. In a statement released by the union, it calls on Sibanye-Stillwater to mobilise all resources to rescue the workers as soon as possible. Harmony Gold brought 3200 workers to surface at its Elandsrand gold mine in 2007, after a shaft was damaged. Read More »

Tribal groups ask BJP to clear stand on naga Political issue

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The process of filing nominations opened following the issuance of the official notification by the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday. "If any other party files nominations, we will also file", chief said. In his message to the people of Nagaland, Rijiju said, "The Union Government is sensitive about the popular sentiment of Naga people and is committed to an early solution to their issue ". Read More »

United States airline stops 'emotional support peacock' from boarding flight

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While the woman also offered to pay for the peacock's ticket, the blog said, United would not let the animal onto the flight. The Jet Set , a travel talk show, posted photos of the peacock to Facebook. American Airlines adds hedgehogs, insects, rodents, amphibians, non-household birds, and any animals with tusks, horns, or hooves, to its no-fly list. Read More »

Head Of CDC Resigns

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Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete all of her duties as the CDC Director". Her predecessor, Dr. Tom Frieden, said he talked to her after the Politico story came out, and Fitzgerald told him she didn't know about the purchase of the new stocks when they were made. Read More »

Supporters launch Obasanjo's Coalition Movement without him

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They also confirmed Chief Obasanjo's support for the coalition. He, however, said the president should be firmer, adding that "we need a little dose of autocracy if we want to develop". "To say that we are legitimising Obasanjo's legacies is a beat off the mark". Are there no leaders watching and wearing off in this country? The former Governor pointed out that the old ones in the coalition would be like the guardian angel while the young ones would be in the driver seat and steer the ... Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation warns against release of House Republican memo

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Adam Schiff claimed Wednesday that Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee altered a controversial surveillance memo after the panel voted earlier this week to release the document to the public. The Schiff memo argues that in fact proper procedures were followed in obtaining FISA warrants . The California Democrat tweeted late Wednesday that Nunes "made material changes to the memo he sent to White House". Read More »

Train Carrying House GOP Members Crashes Into Truck

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The train was taking lawmakers from Washington D.C.to a retreat held this year in West Virginia. One of those inside the truck was killed and the other seriously hurt. "The first gentleman was somebody who had really, really, really devastating injuries". Flake said another person wasn't as seriously injured, and was able to walk to the ambulance. Read More »

FHP: Driver intentionally struck trooper's auto on I-4

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The driver of the Cadillac, 45-year-old Michelle Maugeri, was hospitalized with serious injuries. Residents in the area said they heard the sirens and looked out to find a almost 50-foot section of the fence missing. "I can't imagine being her mother". Perri was transported to the hospital as a precaution, Montes said. Roselane Auguste, 21, of Jacksonville -a passenger in a 2009 Nissan Altima- was killed in the crash, State troopers said. Read More »

Canada Senate votes to make national anthem gender neutral

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Bill C-210, which will substitute the famous O Canada phrase " in all thy sons command " to " in all of us command", now requires only royal assent and a date to come into force to make the O Canada changes legal. Conservative senators upset that the debate had been ended, after 18 months of debate and a vote , boycotted the vote . "It's very unfortunate. Read More »

Mira and Shahid turned bride-groom once again!

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They are dear friends and I am her dear husband. "We got married two and a half years ago and she looks so attractive that I feel we could married again today". Mira didn't take much time to get along with the B-Town people and their lifestyle . Everyone walk with so much attitude and poise, I was scared off falling, but it was wonderful. Read More »

Theresa May looks to China for post-Brexit future

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The EU said in new negotiation directives that the proposed transition period should not last beyond the end of 2020 and that EU citizens going to live in Britain or British people coming to the continent until that date should benefit from the same protections that have been worked out for established expatriates. Read More »

N.Korean athletes to arrive in the South

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Appeals of 11 others are partially upheld. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement that it had found insufficient evidence during last week's hearing in Geneva that the 28, banned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC ), were guilty of anti-doping violations in Sochi. Read More »

Mika cuts off Michael Wolff interview: "You're slurring a woman, it's disgraceful"

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Don't you find that absolutely irresponsible at this point of time when you are talking about a woman who is a high profile woman in Trump administration to go after her without any evidence, without any facts. Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg asked whether Wolff had used ambiguous language to hint at the affair, and the author asked them to read what he'd written or said to suggest that. Read More »

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry admits to extramarital affair

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Robert Forrest Jr. are married. Barry, in an interview with The Tennessean on Wednesday afternoon, apologized "for the harm I've done to the people I love and the people who counted on me" but said she won't be resigning. "This has caused great pain for my wife, my family, friends and colleagues". The affair has also drawn scrutiny to the overtime the officer accrued while managing her detail. Read More »

FACT CHECK: Democratic Response To State Of The Union

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Kennedy, the 37-year-old family successor appeared to have what one may consider large and utterly freaky wet spots on the sides of his mouth while he was giving his speech after President Donald Trump's speech. The Trump administration "isn't just targeting the laws that protect us - they are targeting the very idea that we are all worthy of protection", Kennedy said. Read More »

N Korea slams USA as 'gross violator of human rights'

North Korea has made considerable efforts to capitalize on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as a propaganda coup, going as far as to rewrite their own history as the pretense for moving its usual military parade from April to February, when Pyongyang is bitterly cold. Read More »

Turkey: Amnesty chairman ordered arrested again

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The Amnesty official, Taner Kiliç , and 10 other human rights activists, including Amnesty International Turkey's director, Idil Eser, went on trial in October accused of aiding groups that Turkey describes as "armed terrorist organizations". Read More »

Macron denounces attack on Jewish boy in Paris suburb

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This was the highest tally the organisation has registered for a calendar year since it began gathering the data in 1984. Altogether, 1382 anti-Semitic events have been reported in the United Kingdom last year, or an increase of 3 per cent compared to the previous year 2016, which was the highest ever. Read More »

The World Cup might have a bug problem

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The Russian government says a plague of locusts could "disgrace" the country by destroying World Cup fields, it was reported on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, Locusts often feast on crops in southern Russia and a member of the agriculture ministry says they could descend on stadiums. Read More »

Kevin Love consulting with surgical specialist in NY for broken bone

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We're going to miss him. James had a pair of layups and an assist to Jae Crowder for a huge 3-pointer to give the Cavs an 88-85 lead with 1:21 left in the game. Point guard Isaiah Thomas came forward to deny there was any "bad blood" between him and Love, but it was clear the turmoil hadn't totally subsided. Read More »