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by | January 02, 2018 | 16:58

Two men have been declared dead after a rescue operation on Table Mountain. Mr Marais said an initial attempt to use a helicopter to rescue the climbers was unsuccessful, leading the team to decide the best way to reach the three would be to abseil from the cable auto.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:39

A California woman's premature labor on New Year's Eve resulted in her fraternal twins being born in different years. Baby Joaquin Ontiveros was born at 11:58 p.m. The unlikely event of a birth like this also gifted their parents the chance to take home more than $3,000 worth of baby supplies that were donated to the hospital by local community groups.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:24

In response to Storch's tweet, Twitter suspended her account for 12 hours, stating that her comments breached the site's community standards. Twitter reacted quickly by removing the account of Beatrix von Storch informing her that she violated the terms and conditions of the social media platform.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:27

Tonight: Areas of freezing fog after midnight. Low 17. Wind: NNE 5 miles per hour. West wind 10 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. Clear, with a low around 20. Thursday will be partly sunny with a high near 23 and a low around 6. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. There were icy bridges and overpasses in San Angelo but icy conditions stopped by Interstate 10 to the south.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:22

Video from the scene showed flames and smoke pouring from the building. They were loaded onto MTA busses to stay warm. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said firefighters arrived in less than 4 minutes and helped rescue tenants. That same morning, a second fire burned, also at a multistory apartment building on Knox Place in the Norwood section of the Bronx. Fire officials advised residents to close windows for smoke and traffic delays in the area.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:58

Meanwhile, Salman credited the success of Tiger Zinda Hai to Katrina Kaif . Now eyeing *lifetime biz* of #BajrangiBhaijaan and #Sultan ... Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted today's figures. The movie is having a dream run at the worldwide box office. Tiger Zinda Hai uses it simply as a peg to get Salman center-stage, only occasionally deigning to share the screen with Kaif (who has a terrific action sequence all to herself), and his cohorts (Mishra, Bedi and company).

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:09

Kim's comments were the first indication of North Korea's willingness to participate in the Winter Games, which run from February 9 to 25. In an interview with CNN in November, the South Korean president described the games as an opportunity for inter-Korean peace and reconciliation, and expressed his hope that North Korea would participate.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:12

Gokhale, while serving as India's Ambassador in China during the Doklam standoff was entrusted the responsibility of negotiating at the diplomatic level. He was posted as Ambassador to China in 2015, his second stint in Beijing, and has also served in Hong Kong and Taipei. He was constantly interacting with Chinese officials on the subject.He has also served as Indian Ambassador in Germany.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:11

More than a dozen people have died in the unrest, which began with a rally against rising prices and the government's handling of the economy before turning into a wider protest against the political establishment. The protests took place amid reports of Internet disruptions, with the New York-based Center for Human Rights In Iran saying the government was making it hard for Iranians to get online.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:43

It was not clear if those killed in the overnight clashes were demonstrators, police, or members of the country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard. President Hassan Rouhani has acknowledged the public's anger over the Islamic Republic's flagging economy, though he and others warned that the government would not hesitate to crack down on those it considers lawbreakers.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:07

According to a report in DNA , tension gripped the Mumbai suburb of Chembur and an eyewitness told the newspaper that when he visited a bank at noon, a group of boys approached the bank and demanded shutters be downed. He said that on January 1 every year, people come in large numbers at the Koregaon Bhima battle memorial. Pawar suspected the involvement of anti-social elements taking advantage of the situation to indulge in violence, which started with stoning.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:02

Stephen Searle, 64, will appear in court in connection with the death of Anne Searle, 62, who was discovered unresponsive at The Brickfields, Stowmarket, at 22:20 GMT on Saturday. The Brickfields in Stowmarket where a woman died last night (December 30). There were two rapid response vehicles and three police cars'. "I saw a load of flashing lights outside and thought something must have happened", another local added.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:07

Newark airport recorded a low of 6 degrees, breaking a record of 11 set 20 years ago. December's average high temperature was 19.5 degrees-roughly on par with the historical average high of 20.3 degrees-and had an average low of 3.4 degrees, which is also comparable to the historical average of 2.6 degrees.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:23

Top temperatures 8 to 13 C. Winds of up to 80mph are expected to hit with this expected to start tonight and last throughout Wednesday. Wales, the southwest and northwest of England and southwest Scotland are vulnerable to flooding with more downpours falling on already saturated ground.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:05

Four Britons are feared dead after a sea plane crashed near Sydney , Australia. The plane was carrying five passengers and a pilot when it crashed into the Hawkesbury River . "Over the course of this week we will be able to piece together the factors surrounding the accident and from there, if we do identify any issue that is a safety critical issue, we will notify the appropriate authorities immediately".

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:13

State TV says six rioters were killed during an attack on a police station in the town of Qahdarijan. The overall death toll after six days of unrest has reached 20 people, according to state TV. The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, have been sparked by anger over the country's flagging economy and a jump in food prices.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:04

Presidential office spokesperson Park Soo-hyun was speaking after Pyongyang's state-run TV channel aired Kim's New Year address on Monday. He also revealed South Korea has asked the U.S. " The United States can never start a war against me and our country", Kim said. The United States has also pressured China and other nations to cut trade and diplomatic ties with North Korea, as part of global efforts to dry up Pyongyang's illegal cash flows that could fund its weapons programs.

by | January 02, 2018 | 09:45

While government will look to get the bill cleared on Tuesday itself, it would be hard to "bulldoze" the Bill through as was done last Thursday in the Lok Sabha. It would be tough for the government in the Upper House to pass the bill in its present form as BJP is in minority here. The Bill that criminalises instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim man was passed by a voice vote in Lok Sabha.

by | January 02, 2018 | 09:06

Among the victims are two elderly pedestrians, one with life-threatening injuries and another with serious injuries, as well as a family of five in a vehicle, all of whom suffered minor injuries, fire officials said. Police were interviewing the truck driver and have not determined a cause of the crash. A family of five in the auto all suffered minor injuries with ages ranging from pre-teen to adult, according to fire officials.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:36

A report by the Airline Safety Network said there were a total of ten fatal accidents , resulting in 79 deaths previous year. The organisation based its figures on incidents involving civil aircraft certified to carry at least 14 people.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:32

Alabama blew open the Sugar Bowl with touchdowns on back-to-back plays late in the third quarter against Clemson . The Tigers have been one of most disrespected defending national champions in recent memory. So, it's been great. Tigers linebacker Dorian O'Daniel also missed some time in the second quarter with an injury but did return to the game. More touches for the Alabama backfield - Alabama's offensive woes were exposed early and often in the Iron Bowl loss to Auburn .

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:22

In early 2017, the federal government launched a crackdown on JuD, placing Hafiz Saeed under house arrest. Alleged Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed is showered with flower petals outside a court in Lahore . "Any adverse comments or action suggested by the team can have far-reaching implications for Pakistan", said an official who had attended the Dec 19 meeting.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:15

In the video running 3½ minutes, scenes of Trump with military personnel, Border Patrol agents and other world leaders are set to a stirring soundtrack as he declares of his country: "We gave birth to the modern world and we will shape tomorrow's world with the strength and skill of American hands".

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:25

Kiwis will do anything to drink at the beach, it seems. The group could've faced a $180 dollar fine or an arrest for public drinking but they were able to party into the night without any trouble, watching the fireworks from their small island , which was still intact Monday morning.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:54

They worry that with US, Japanese and South Korean forces carrying out regular military exercises, and North Korea test-firing missile at an increased clip, a mistake, misinterpretation or miscalculation could easily spiral into conflict if adversaries aren't talking.