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People Three Reportedly Dead as Ferry Carrying 251 Capsizes Off Philippines
Author: 0 Three Reportedly Dead as Ferry Carrying 251 Capsizes Off Philippines

Similar reports also stated 140, out of the total 251 passengers, were rescued. Ferry accidents are common in the Philippines, particularly during the typhoon season. A total of 240 people were rescued from the sea by fishermen and rescue boats sent out by the coastguard hours after the ferry capsized and sank, about eight miles off Real town in Quezon province.

People Uber to be treated like a regular taxi firm, rules European Union court
Author: 0 Uber to be treated like a regular taxi firm, rules European Union court

Chan Man-keung, chairman of the Association of Taxi Industry Development in Hong Kong, said the European Union ruling confirmed their stance that if Uber wanted to operate locally, it had to abide by taxi regulations. "It's certainly not good", Bradley Tusk , a businessman and venture capitalist who helped Uber overcome regulatory hurdles in New York City, told Observer.

People NKorean soldier defects to South
Author: 0 NKorean soldier defects to South

Later Thursday, South Korea detected North Korean soldiers apparently pursuing the soldier and fired 20 warning shots, according to the Associated Press . He underwent several operations to treat his wounds and to remove parasitic worms that doctors believe were caused by poor nutrition among average North Korean soldiers.

People United States 'preparing for strike' on North Korea
Author: 0 United States 'preparing for strike' on North Korea

Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Monday (18 December) that declared North Korea will be held accountable for May's WannaCry ransomware attack , which infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide.

People IAF sends proposal for 83 Tejas
Author: 0 IAF sends proposal for 83 Tejas

Sources in the IAF here also confirmed the RFP to HAL. It is also the biggest endorsement yet for the Tejas fighter which has been in the process of development for more than three decades and entered Squadron Service with the Indian Air Force just a year ago.

People Melbourne Car Attack Was Not Connected to Terrorism, Police Say
Author: 0 Melbourne Car Attack Was Not Connected to Terrorism, Police Say

Police say the driver of the vehicle, was arrested by an off-duty police officer. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) released a statement confirming that all its players are safe and accounted for after a auto mowed down pedestrians on Flinders Street in Melbourne on Thursday.

People Uber is a taxi firm and must abide by rules, says EU
Author: 0 Uber is a taxi firm and must abide by rules, says EU

Furthermore, without the mobile app, the "persons who wish to make an urban journey would not use the services provided by those drivers". "The service provided by Uber connecting individuals with non-professional drivers is covered by services in the field of transport", the ECJ said.

Author: 0 Didi valuation hits $56bn as Uber rival seeks expansion

After Didi acquired Uber's China operations in August of 2016, it expanded its worldwide footprint through investments in companies like Brazil's 99. The fresh funds will be used for artificial intelligence, global expansion and building charging networks for electric cars, Didi said in a statement .

People NZ gets into Christmas spirit with nationwide Secret Santa
Author: 0 NZ gets into Christmas spirit with nationwide Secret Santa

New Zealand has pulled off a nationwide exchange of gifts involving thousands of people, including the Prime Minister. As a self-described fan of Christmas, New Zealand's youngest prime minister since 1856 also shared her gift being sent earlier this month as part of the Secret Santa scheme.

People New PDP Faction Emerges With Secretariat In Asokoro
Author: 0 New PDP Faction Emerges With Secretariat In Asokoro

The new group led by one Emmanuel Nwosu has opened an office at 10, Tito Bros street, opposite Bon Hotel (former Protea Hotel) in Asokoro, Abuja . We are, however, not unmindful of the reservations by some of the PDP aspirants about the misconduct and flawed processes, especially before and during the national convention where Chief Uche Secondus was elected the national chairman.

People Tehran natural disaster: Magnitude 5.2 tremor hits Iran's capital
Author: 0 Tehran natural disaster: Magnitude 5.2 tremor hits Iran's capital

A commander of traffic police in Tehran province told reporters, early on Thursday, many Tehran area residents are driving to northern parts of the country. "There have been no reports of casualties or damage", Behnam Saeedi, a spokesman for Iran's National Disaster Management Organization, was quoted as saying by the ILNA news agency.

People Saudi air defence intercepts Yemeni ballistic missile
Author: 0 Saudi air defence intercepts Yemeni ballistic missile

Al-Malki said Saada and Amran are very rugged areas that help the Houthi militias to hide their activities, especially those dealing with ballistic missiles . The UN human rights office said it had tallied 136 civilians killed and another 87 injured in the strikes on Sanaa, Saada, Al Hudaydah, Marib and Taez governorates between December 6 and 16.

People Lionel Messi makes 'shocking and annoying' claim ahead of Real Madrid clash
Author: 0 Lionel Messi makes 'shocking and annoying' claim ahead of Real Madrid clash

Hundreds of millions of people around the world are expected to tune in to watch when the La Liga giants square off on December 23, with many having firmly chosen a side. Sergio Ramos will rule Real Madrid out of the title race in Spain if they get anything less than a win against Fc Barcelona during Saturday's festive Clasico .

People Nick Jonas Parodies 'Jumanji' in New Music Video with Jack Black!
Author: 0 Nick Jonas Parodies 'Jumanji' in New Music Video with Jack Black!

Welcome To The Jungle forces a 21st century upgrade on Joe Johnston's 1995 fantasy adventure, literally changing the supernatural board game into a vintage video game cartridge for another round of life-or-death, full-immersion play. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle takes us inside the game, allowing audiences to see what's going on inside and, more importantly, where young Parrish was stuck and what he was doing.

People After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem
Author: 0 After US veto, UN General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem

Lebanon deplores the United States' use of its veto at the United Nations Security Council to kill a draft resolution calling on the U.S.to withdraw its Jerusalem decision, the Foreign Ministry said this week. The UN General Assembly will hold a special session on Thursday, following a request by Arab and Muslim states. Thursday's meeting will be a resumption of that session.

People Inquest Opens Into Hawe Family Deaths
Author: 0 Inquest Opens Into Hawe Family Deaths

His post-mortem evidence detailed findings of a possible "defensive" struggle against Alan Hawe as he attacked wife Clodagh Hawe and her sons, Liam (14) and Niall (11) and Ryan (6) before taking his own life. In the en-suite bedroom shared by the married couple, the inquest heard how jewellery boxes were found "neatly stacked" on the bed. There were bloodstains on some of the letters.

Author: 0 Macron rebuffs Assad accusations that France 'sponsors terrorism'

Macron said that the Islamic State (IS) terror organisation could be wiped out of Syria by the end of February, adding that he would push for constructive peace talks that included Assad. "The Syrian people have an enemy". "Those Syrians have an enemy named Bashar al-Assad", Macron said. Macron reiterated that Assad can't be ignored in the peace process when the Islamic State is defeated in Syria.

People Damian Green resigns as Deputy Prime Minister following behaviour investigation
Author: 0 Damian Green resigns as Deputy Prime Minister following behaviour investigation

Mrs May said she had "carefully considered" the findings of an investigation by Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood into statements Mr Green made on November 4 and 11, which he has now accepted were "inaccurate and misleading". "From the outset, I have been clear that I did not download or view pornography on my Parliamentary computers", Green said in his resignation later.

People Canadians killed in Mexico bus crash
Author: 0 Canadians killed in Mexico bus crash

Mexican authorities said 18 other people were injured in the accident. Video images from the scene show the bus on its side in vegetation off the two-lane highway. The coach overturned while traveling from the coastal village of Mahahual to the Mayan ruins at Chacchoben . The road was narrow with no shoulder or guardrail.

People White House temporarily shuts down 'We the People' petition site
Author: 0 White House temporarily shuts down 'We the People' petition site

The move by the Trump administration will save U.S. taxpayers $1.3 million annually, the official told AP. Another petition that has reached the required number of signatures is one that asks the White House to formally recognize the left-leaning activist group, Antifa , as a terrorist organization.

People Gov. Scott calls on Sen. Jack Latvala to resign
Author: 0 Gov. Scott calls on Sen. Jack Latvala to resign

Denise Grimsley quickly announced she is donating money her political committees received from Latvala's political committees to a domestic violence group. Latvala did not immediately return a text message seeking comment. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democratic candidate for governor, released a statement calling for Latvala to resign.

People Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3
Author: 0 Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3

Sen. Al Franken's office told WCCO-TV on Wednesday that the Minnesota Democrat plans to resign from his office on January 2. Standing on the Senate floor on December 7, he said he could no longer be an effective senator for Minnesota.

Author: 0 European Union politically driven over triggering Article 7: Poland

While Timmermans alleged Poland's courts were being "politicised" by the Law and Justice Party's reforms, Morawiecki took the time earlier in the week to pen an article explaining they are already politicised, having been devised during the dying days of the old Communist regime in order to protect certain vested interests.

People Woman admits killing boyfriend in YouTube prank gone wrong
Author: 0 Woman admits killing boyfriend in YouTube prank gone wrong

Hours before the shooting, Perez ominously tweeted that she was going to perform a risky stunt, adding that the idea was Ruiz III and not hers. With video cameras recording, Perez pulled the trigger. Her plea deal suggests she'll serve six months in prison and 10 years' supervised probation, and will be banned from owning firearms for life. The channel remains live almost six months since the shooting and has drawn millions of views since Ruiz's death.

People Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill
Author: 0 Rosie O'Donnell Offers Senators Cash To Reject Tax Bill

If she was, that would constitute a felony, as right wing sites, like The Daily Caller , have been quick to point out . "So how about this, i promise to give 2 million dollars to senator Susan Collins and 2 million to senator Jeff Flake if they vote NO", tweeted O'Donnell late night on December 19.

People Trudeau violated ethics laws with visits to Aga Khan's island, commissioner rules
Author: 0 Trudeau violated ethics laws with visits to Aga Khan's island, commissioner rules

Trudeau also accepted a vacation on the island for himself and his family in December 2014, and members of his family and their guests had accepted one in March 2016. Trudeau and the Aga Khan can not be characterized as friends within the meaning of the Act". Trudeau indicated that he took "full responsibility" for the decision and said that there would not be consequences for anyone in his office.

People Rich Car Owners Putting Spikes On Trees To Avoid Bird Poop
Author: 0 Rich Car Owners Putting Spikes On Trees To Avoid Bird Poop

Residents in an upscale neighborhood have ruffled the feathers of the environmentally-conscious by installing anti-bird spikes on trees for no apparent reason other than to protect fancy cars from bird poop. The issue over ownership rights of the trees is a tricky one to mull over, and it's likely to generate a robust debate among the citizens of Bristol.

Author: 0 Turkey seeks to jail National Basketball Association star over insulting president Erdogan

Prosecutors in Turkey are seeking up to four years behind bars for New York Knicks center Enes Kanter for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on multiple occasions. Kanter, who lives in the US, is accused of insulting the Turkish president via his posts on Twitter. While Turkey accuses Gulen of ordering the July 2016 coup bid, Kanter says the Gulen movement is a social initiative advocating human rights.

People FBI Warned Trump in 2016 Russia Would Try to Infiltrate Campaign
Author: 0 FBI Warned Trump in 2016 Russia Would Try to Infiltrate Campaign

President Donald Trump's eldest son suggested Tuesday that the investigation around his father's campaign has been fueled by government higher-ups who have conspired to block the President's agenda. Don Jr., however, has neither the patience of a congressman, nor the restraint to keep his theories of shadowy G-men to himself. "What do you think would happen?" The deputy Federal Bureau of Investigation director testified Tuesday about perceived bias from Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

People Census Bureau: New York state population increases slightly
Author: 0 Census Bureau: New York state population increases slightly

Its population increased 2.2% to 1.7 million from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017. IL and West Virginia were the top two states whose population in numbers saw a decline, but Wyoming had the largest dip in population by 1 percent. ME grew 4 percent, Rhode Island by 2 percent, and CT and Vermont basically broke even. Idaho had the highest rate of growth, at 2.2 percent. Eight states, North Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Hawaii, Alaska, Illinois, West Virginia and Wyoming had negative ...

People Uber driver confesses to murder of British Embassy employee
Author: 0 Uber driver confesses to murder of British Embassy employee

You might also be interested in. The Foreign Office said it was in with the Lebanese authorities and confirmed an arrest had been made. THE killer of Brit diplomat Rebecca Dykes told prosecutors: "I'm lower than an animal". Despite the chaos seen elsewhere in the region, Beirut in recent years has been regarded as relatively safe. "The whole embassy is deeply shocked, saddened by this news", British ambassador to Lebanon Hugo Shorter said on Sunday.

People Healthcare company pulls plug on itself
Author: 0 Healthcare company pulls plug on itself

US health insurer Humana Inc HUM.N and two private equity firms agreed to buy home healthcare and long-term care operator Kindred Healthcare Inc KND .N on Tuesday for about $810 million (£607.4 million), the latest expansion by an American health insurer into patient care.

People Former Springfield teacher accused of rape
Author: 0 Former Springfield teacher accused of rape

The News-Review reported the Cottage Grove , Oregon , woman arrested Friday, just days after the female teacher's husband caught his wife in the act. A search warrant was served at Baber's home on Territorial Highway in Cottage Grove on December 15. Meanwhile, Lt Chris Merrifield of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said that Barber no longer works at Springfield Christian School, but she still features on the school's online staff directory.

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