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Meteor lights up sky over Windsor-Essex and shakes Detroit area

Meteor lights up sky over Windsor-Essex and shakes Detroit area But the brilliant fireball was observed across six states and in Canada . According to NASA , the fireball entered the atmosphere just north of Brighton and landed just west of Howell. The main concern with these is the "airburst" - the shockwave set off by the asteroid exploding - which can shatter windows and cause injuries. NASA's meteorwatch Facebook page largely agrees and suggests th... [Full Article...]

Big Changes at Facebook Will Impact Local Businesses, Including Local News Sites

Big Changes at Facebook Will Impact Local Businesses, Including Local News Sites Ultimately, His Zuckness thinks it will be the right thing to do, instructing his product teams to shift "from focusing on helping you find relevant content to helping you have more meaningful social interactions". "The company needs to change the priorities of its algorithms and retool its business model". Our clients all have a paid social media strategy and budget as we believe this is impera... [Full Article...]

Erdogan vows to 'strangle' Syrian border force formed by US

Erdogan vows to 'strangle' Syrian border force formed by US Russia , which backs the Syrian government , said the United States move might lead to the "break-up of a large territory along the border with Turkey and Iraq". The force will deploy along the border with Turkey to the north, the Iraqi border to the southeast and along the Euphrates River Valley, which broadly acts as the dividing line separating the US -backed SDF and Syrian government forces... [Full Article...]

Saudi women score a first by attending football match

Saudi women score a first by attending football match A Saudi woman cheers during the soccer match between Al-Ahli against Al-Batin at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah , Saudi Arabia Jan. 12, 2018. "I am very proud to be a witness of this massive change", she said. Fatimah Baeshen, the first spokeswomen to work for the Saudi embassy in Washington, also commented on the historic move. [Full Article...]

Alert Level Raised to 2 After Filipino Volcano Mayon Spews Steam

Alert Level Raised to 2 After Filipino Volcano Mayon Spews Steam PHIVOLCS further said the public should refrain from entering the 6-kilometer radius of the Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) to minimize risks from sudden explosions, rockfall, and landslides. Lava began rising to the crater of Mount Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, in a gentle eruption on Sunday. People living outside the danger zone have been warned to take precautions against potentia... [Full Article...]

WEEKEND WEATHER: Watch for wind chill Sunday morning

WEEKEND WEATHER: Watch for wind chill Sunday morning Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Now, only an additional dusting to upwards of inch is expected by the time the snow comes to an end early Monday morning. There will be a slight chance for light snow across parts of central and southeast Kansas late Saturday night into Sunday morning where light accumulations will be possible. [Full Article...]

Vehicle goes airborne, crashes into second floor of Santa Ana dentist's office

Vehicle goes airborne, crashes into second floor of Santa Ana dentist's office The white sedan was speeding when it hit the center median on French Street near 17th Street, causing the auto to fly into the air and into the second story of a nearby dental office, according to a Santa Ana Police Department Nixle notification . [Full Article...]

Firefighters battling huge blaze at Nottingham train station

Firefighters battling huge blaze at Nottingham train station Officers are working to identify anyone who may have been involved in the incident, and we are appealing for information from members of the public. Around 60 firefighters tackled the blaze which started at 6:30am and spread to the main concourse and the roof. [Full Article...]

Dubai's Careem targets 10000 female drivers in Saudi Arabia

Dubai's Careem targets 10000 female drivers in Saudi Arabia The Saudi government's amendment of its tourist visa policy to allow women to enter the country without a mahram (male chaperone) is proof that the country's administration is improving its stand on women's rights. Congress watched a local club match, also in Riyadh. Chauffeur-driven auto booking services, Uber and Careem , are set to recruit female drivers in Saudi Arabia as the kingdom ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad for US Senate bid

Chelsea Manning releases first campaign ad for US Senate bid Ms Manning would be challenging Democrat Benjamin Cardin, who is in his second term in the Senate and considered an overwhelming favourite to win a third term when he comes up for reelection in November. we need to challenge them at every level". "We need to actually take the reins of power from them". After her release from prison , she moved to the suburbs in Maryland. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Donald Trump: 'DACA Is Probably Dead' Trump's tweets came just hours after his administration resumed receiving renewal applications for "Dreamers" under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program following a federal court order blocking the administration from ending the program. [Full Article...]

'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes

'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes With almost all the votes counted, Zeman was credited with 38.57 percent of the vote in the election, held Friday and Saturday, with Drahoš at 26.6 percent, well ahead of third-placed Pavel Fischer, a former ambassador to France, who garnered just over 10 percent. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump has cancelled his visit to the United Kingdom next month

Donald Trump has cancelled his visit to the United Kingdom next month The paper notes that the problem with the president's "explanation is that Trump's tweet misrepresented the history of the U.S. Embassy move". The deal for the new embassy was struck in 2008 by the administration of George W Bush before Mr Obama came to office. [Full Article...]

At least 17 killed, including 4 children, in Montecito mudslides

At least 17 killed, including 4 children, in Montecito mudslides The bipartisan deal they proposed included cutting the visa lottery program by 50 percent, prioritizing countries now in the system, restoring protections for countries that had been removed and allocating $1.5 billion for a border wall. A backlash to his latest alleged remarks was swift. "Oh my God. Oh my God Jesus", said Desulme. I mean, don't get me wrong, it might take a few weeks. [Full Article...]

Canada complains to WTO, says USA breached trade rules

Canada complains to WTO, says USA breached trade rules The 32-page complaint homed in on technical details of the U.S. trade rulebook, ranging from the U.S. treatment of export controls to the use of retroactive duties and split decisions by the six-member U.S. "This isn't going to calm passions in Montreal", Warner told The Canadian Press. "It's nearly like Canada is fighting this on behalf of the worldwide community ..." Even so, any complaint bef... [Full Article...]

Hawaii officials say 'ballistic missile threat' emergency alert was mistake

The message also blared across television sets in the state - where residents have been on edge in recent months amid growing tensions between the Trump administration and North Korea. Moments after this was sent, Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii tweeted that it was a " FALSE ALARM " and there was "NO INCOMING MISSILE ". [Full Article...]

South African Leftists Ransack H&M Stores Over 'Racist' Ad

South African Leftists Ransack H&M Stores Over 'Racist' Ad The Swedish clothing store known as H&M may have apologized for an advertisement showing a black child wearing a sweatshirt that said " coolest monkey in the jungle ", but that apology was clearly not accepted in South Africa , as protests by the Economic Freedom Fighters ( EFF ) ended with serious property damage. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu stranded as bus strike enters day 7

Tamil Nadu stranded as bus strike enters day 7 The strikers agreed to the State Govt.'s proposal to increase their pay via 2.44 times hike formula and called off the strike. Around 17 unions had participated in the bus strike, severely crippling public sector bus services for the past week. [Full Article...]

Turkey issues travel warning for US

Turkey issues travel warning for US Ankara reacted furiously to last week's conviction in NY of Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla on charges of violating sanctions against Iran. The travel warning came days after the United States urged its citizens to reconsider travel to Turkey, citing terror threats and arbitrary detentions under an ongoing state of emergency. [Full Article...]

Kasuri says Zainab's killer arrested, CJP's spokesperson denies

Kasuri says Zainab's killer arrested, CJP's spokesperson denies A spokesman for the Supreme Court of Pakistan (CJP) has refuted claim by a senior lawyer that the suspect in brutal Kasur rape-murder case has been apprehended. Three people were killed during clashes with police. On Thursday, protesters threw stones at government buildings and set cars and a local politician's office alight, complaining that police had not done more to stop violence against c... [Full Article...]


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