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Lidl and Aldi UK's fastest growing supermarkets after festive boost

Lidl and Aldi UK's fastest growing supermarkets after festive boost Online sales played a key part, with 18 per cent of households shopping online for groceries in December (up from 16 per cent last year). "With Christmas Day falling on a Monday this year, Tesco Express, like other convenience stores, benefitted from restricted Sunday opening hours for larger supermarkets and were able to capitalise on consumers preferring to shop closer to home immediately ... [Full Article...]

Baby Found Dead in Plastic Bag in Airplane Lavatory in Indonesia

Baby Found Dead in Plastic Bag in Airplane Lavatory in Indonesia It was not until the plane had gone on to reach its final destination in Jakarta without her that airline staff realized the woman had given birth on the flight-when cleaners discovered the body of a full-term baby boy. And the plane flew to Jakarta without the woman who flew home on a later flight. After landing, a medical team went on Board to evacuate the woman. [Full Article...]

RJD chief Lalu Prasad to seek parole to attend sister's last rites

RJD chief Lalu Prasad to seek parole to attend sister's last rites I am not aware that Lakshman and Madan are serving Lalu inside the jail. An official of Birsa Munda Central jail said certified copies of the CBI court's judgement sentencing the 16 fodder scam convicts, including Prasad, were handed over to them on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Rare snowstorm blankets parts of Sahara desert

Rare snowstorm blankets parts of Sahara desert A rare bout of icy weather hit the town, covering parts of the sandy slopes in snow , even though it melts as temperatures rise during the day. In 2016, the town was hit by enough snow that children were able to build snowmen and go sledging down the dunes. [Full Article...]

Edward Snowden Supports Journalist Who Broke Story, Demands Arrest of UIDAI Officials

Edward Snowden Supports Journalist Who Broke Story, Demands Arrest of UIDAI Officials Want to arrest those responsible? This is, however, not the first time that Snowden has come out against Aadhaar which is being aggressively pursued by the Bharatiya Janata Party government for access to virtually all services, including non-government ones like banking and mobile telephony. [Full Article...]

Video Shows Alligators Surviving Frigid Water by Keeping Nostrils in the Air

Video Shows Alligators Surviving Frigid Water by Keeping Nostrils in the Air Look at those teeth. Alligator peaking head through ice. "This is the time of year when they are just hanging out, waiting for it to get warm". Experts say they do that so they can stay alive. The cold-blooded reptiles can not generate their own body heat, but they do regulate it by changing their environment. 'No, they will not respond, ' the park said in a Facebook post. [Full Article...]

Fire at paint factory lights up London sky

Fire at paint factory lights up London sky A major fire has broken out at a paint factory in North London, with dozens of firefighters working to combat the flames. An LFB spokesman told MailOnline: 'We were called to a fire at a warehouse in Waterloo Road, Staples Corner at 9.21pm. [Full Article...]

MP appointed education secretary in May reshuffle

MP appointed education secretary in May reshuffle Hunt, the most frequently criticised member of May's Cabinet, has been retained and even given an expanded brief, his expanded title reading 'Health and Social Care Secretary'. David Gauke has replaced Lidington as Justice Secretary. "We look forward to developing the profession's relationship with Mr Hinds, building on the platform created by Justine Greening , working collaboratively with th... [Full Article...]

Golden Globe memorable moments and big winners

Golden Globe memorable moments and big winners It is not the first time that Winfrey's name has been associated with a White House . Since she revealed her stake in the company in October 2015, its stock has grown almost 700%. Winfrey's next role is in Ava DuVernay's movie "A Wrinkle in Time ", which comes out in April. Late-night show host Jimmy Kimmel said at a press conference Monday that he thought Winfrey's speech was "preaching t... [Full Article...]

Response to Kansas lawmaker's remarks uncertain

Response to Kansas lawmaker's remarks uncertain State Rep. Steve Alford , a 75-year-old Republican from Ulysses, in the west of the state, made the comments Saturday during a public meeting at a hospital in Garden City. The Telegram pointed out that Alford's comments appeared to be based on the theories of Harry Anslinger , the founding commissioner of what was then called the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, which was behind the Marijuana Tax ... [Full Article...]

Philander bags career-best figures as South Africa beat India

Philander bags career-best figures as South Africa beat India Starting the Day 4, after third day was completely washed out by rain without a single ball being bowled, at 65/2 with Kagiso Rabada (5 off 33) and Hashim Amla (4 off 15) batting at the crease, South Africa lost the latter in the second over of the day bowled by Mohammed Shami. [Full Article...]

Fire destroys home of Roy Moore accuser in Alabama

Fire destroys home of Roy Moore accuser in Alabama Johnson claimed Roy Moore groped her at a law office in 1991. "They think, if they burned that house down, they might burn my house down. They have nothing available", she said . Johnson lost the home where she has lived for the past 10 years with her husband and 15-year-old grandson. In an interview with "The Voice of Alabama Politics" in December, Moore denied he knew the women who have accus... [Full Article...]

United States govt drops controversial plan on H-1B visas

United States govt drops controversial plan on H-1B visas The statement comes after last week's news report by US- based news agency McClatchy DC Bureau according to which the U.S. was considering new regulations to prevent the extension of H-1B visas, the most sought after by Indian IT professionals. [Full Article...]

Documents detail turbulent, disgusting home life of couple wanted for child's murder

Documents detail turbulent, disgusting home life of couple wanted for child's murder Officers and the girl's family tried to revive her with CPR, police said, but she had to be rushed to a hospital in Ann Arbor, where she was eventually pronounced dead. Police also found multiple crack pipes and a gas mask, several knives, ammunition and multiple firearms. He was not convicted of those crimes. She pleaded guilty to weapons charges and received probation. [Full Article...]

Transgression incident in Arunachal resolved, says Army Chief Rawat

Transgression incident in Arunachal resolved, says Army Chief Rawat This was indicated by Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, during his interaction with media persons in the national capital yesterday. The incident came to light after a Chinese team was recently found building roads about one km inside Indian territory near Tuting. [Full Article...]

Administration Proposes Opening Nearly All US Coastlines to Offshore Drilling

Administration Proposes Opening Nearly All US Coastlines to Offshore Drilling Even under the existing plan, the Trump administration has announced it will offer for lease in March "all available unleased areas on the Gulf's Outer Continental Shelf ", some 77 million acres across the entire Gulf, including waters off the Florida coast that had previously been protected. [Full Article...]

Ryan murder: 16-year-old student accused of killing Pradyuman denied bail

Ryan murder: 16-year-old student accused of killing Pradyuman denied bail The court also directed the media to, henceforth, use the imaginary names used in the judgment to refer to the persons or the facts of the case. He has indulged in wasting precious court time in baseless litigation on account of which seven court hearings have gone down the drain. [Full Article...]

North Korea, South Korea kick off high-level talks regarding Winter Olympics

Yonhap news agency reported that the first talks between the rivals in about two years began as scheduled Tuesday morning at the border village of Panmunjom. U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said North Korea must stop conducting nuclear tests before any talks could begin. "We welcome the discussion which will take place ... [Full Article...]

Stockholm metro station explosion kills one and injures another

Stockholm metro station explosion kills one and injures another Police are now reviewing security footage of Varby Gard subway station in the suburb of Huddinge to determine what actually happened. He died after being taken to hospital and a 45-year-old woman also suffered minor wounds to her face and both legs. [Full Article...]

Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal

Internet Association to join legal battle to fight FCC's net neutrality repeal The Federal Communications Commission published its final rules for repealing net neutrality on Thursday. A study found that almost eight million of the 23 million public comments regarding the net neutrality rule had almost identical wording and were filed under email domains registered to FakeMailGenerator.com. [Full Article...]


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