Throw away those hoverboards lest they explode into flames

Hoverboard fires have been reported in Louisiana , Alabama , California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, New York, and Washington, Fox 59 in Indianapolis reported last Friday. "Where retailers are unable to provide such assurance, consumers... More..

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Former El Salvador international footballer Pacheco shot dead
by | Monday, December 28, 2015

Former El Salvador international footballer Pacheco shot dead

The defender, who was El Salvador's most-capped player, was banned for life in 2013 for match-fixing. Per the report , authorities said Pacheco was talking with friends in the station when "an unknown assa...More..

Amazon pulls hoverboards from site amid safety concerns
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Amazon pulls hoverboards from site amid safety concerns

The mounting safety concerns with hoverboards have now prompted Amazon to pull the boards from its online shelves. That means anyone hoping to order one in time for Christmas will have to look elsewhere-at leas...More..

Gauhati HC stays all decisions of Arunachal Pradesh governor
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Gauhati HC stays all decisions of Arunachal Pradesh governor

Independent member Paknga Bage also extended his support to Pul. The House witnessed two adjournments before it was adjourned for the day. The judge posted the case for next hearing on February 1, 2016. Simil...More..

Woman arrested after eating, drinking while rolling through aisles of Walmart
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Woman arrested after eating, drinking while rolling through aisles of Walmart

According to WPTV , store security watched as she opened a sushi package, ate a piece, and then put it back on the shelf. According to Citrus County deputies, a loss prevention officer inside the Lecanto Walm...More..

Eight dead after tornado, storms hit Texas
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Eight dead after tornado, storms hit Texas

Police reported the fifth fatality in Garland, but details were not immediately available. The hardest hit area was by I-30, police said. There is significant damage in Garland, Dallas County Emergency Mana...More..

This is why Hillary was late getting back to the debate stage
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

This is why Hillary was late getting back to the debate stage

On Friday, Sanders filed a lawsuit to force the DNC to restore access to his voter files, which it had blocked after the Sanders campaign improperly accessed files generated by the Clinton campaign. Republi...More..

by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Death toll from extreme weather battering southern U.S. rises to 18

Weather radar Friday evening showed an intense system along the Interstate 20/59 corridor west of Birmingham, with the storm moving eastward. The emergency manager for a county south of Dallas says some homes...More..

United States flight near islands 'serious military provocation': Chinese defense ministry
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

United States flight near islands 'serious military provocation': Chinese defense ministry

China said the flights "make up a serious military provocation and so are leaving more complicated and even militarising states in the South China Sea". And in October 2015, the US Lassen, a guided-missile dest...More..

With Lindsey Graham Out - Where Will John McCain Turn in 2016?
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

With Lindsey Graham Out - Where Will John McCain Turn in 2016?

Graham's poll numbers also had fallen sharply in SC, which will hold its "First in the South" Republican presidential primary on February 20. Meanwhile, Graham, who faced six challengers during the GOP primar...More..

Christians killed in attacks in Philippines
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Christians killed in attacks in Philippines

The fighters of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) seized the seven and then killed them in a series of raids in the island of Mindanao where Christian-Muslim conflicts have seethed for decades. Abu...More..

Turkish PM Denounces Pro-Kurdish Lawmaker Over Su-24 Downing Remarks
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

Turkish PM Denounces Pro-Kurdish Lawmaker Over Su-24 Downing Remarks

Russian Federation on Friday carried out a series of airstrikes targeting a parking lot with oil tankers allegedly belonging to the Islamic State in northern Syria. According to the official, the terrorists a...More..

China Accuses US of 'Serious Military Provocation' Over B-52 Fly By
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

China Accuses US of 'Serious Military Provocation' Over B-52 Fly By

The Chinese government filed a formal diplomatic complaint with the U.S. Embassy in Beijing . On Saturday, a statement from the defence ministry in China accused the USA of deliberately raising tensions in t...More..

John McCain slams Donald Trump for 'incomprehensible' Putin 'propaganda'
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

John McCain slams Donald Trump for 'incomprehensible' Putin 'propaganda'

It comes after Putin praised the Republican frontrunner, calling him "bright and talented" and "the absolute leader of the presidential race". Those people include "not only ethnic Russians but also Russian...More..

South China Sea: US bomber angers Beijing with Spratly islands flypast
by | Sunday, December 27, 2015

South China Sea: US bomber angers Beijing with Spratly islands flypast

With the territorial issues ongoing, the United States will likely stay close to the man-made islands, as fears that China plans to use the area for military purposes continue. The complaint itself reveals a ha...More..

Spain s PM Rajoy to meet Socialist leader over potential pact
by | Saturday, December 26, 2015

Spain s PM Rajoy to meet Socialist leader over potential pact

In a first parliamentary vote, the candidate must get more than 50 percent of the full 350 votes in order to form a government. Such an alliance would dispel political uncertainty, including the risk that Cat...More..

Billy Graham: Have fun Jesus at Christmastime, however don't overlook him the
by | Saturday, December 26, 2015

Billy Graham: Have fun Jesus at Christmastime, however don't overlook him the

Behold, an angel of the Lord stood by them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 18 and everyone who heard it...More..

President To Attend World Internet Conference In China
by | Saturday, December 26, 2015

President To Attend World Internet Conference In China

The Internet is so tightly regulated in China its nickname is the "great firewall". In terms of freedom of the media and freedom of  speech  the two countries remain far apart. "The conference was fruitful an...More..

by | Saturday, December 26, 2015

Duchess of Cambridge Attends Christmas Day Church Service in Sandrigham

The Queen began her message by commenting on how the "twinkling lights" of a Christmas tree can evoke "feelings of cheer and goodwill" and she returned to the theme of the symbolic importance of light for her...More..

Syria armed group Ahrar al-Sham quits Riyadh conference
by | Saturday, December 26, 2015

Syria armed group Ahrar al-Sham quits Riyadh conference

The conference of political activists and rebel groups in Saudi Arabia set up a joint body to prepare for proposed peace talks with Assad's government which world powers proposed at a meeting in Vienna last mon...More..