Global

The cause of the blaze is now unknown. Four fire brigade teams and civil defence teams evacuated the hotel, the government added. The hotel has reportedly been evacuated, while the New Year's Eve celebration in the Burj Khalifa square is apparently still on schedule to proceed.
  • 'Making A Murderer' Is Netflix's Latest Mega-Hit In Strategy Shift

    'Making A Murderer' Is Netflix's Latest Mega-Hit In Strategy Shift

    Global

    A couple years before the murder in Manitowoc County, the Wisconsin Innocence Project helped overturn Avery's wrongful conviction for a rape, after he spent 18 years in prison. Making a Murderer chronicles Avery and Dassey's convictions for the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach . Kratz is among those identified by such allegations, and now his law practices Yelp page is suffering renewed scrutiny as a result.
  • Bowe Bergdahl Will Be Arraigned for Desertion

    Bowe Bergdahl Will Be Arraigned for Desertion

    Global

    The disgraced soldier wore an Army dress uniform with a dark blue jacket and trousers and had closely cropped hair. Col. Frederick set the next pretrial hearing in Bergdahl's case for January 12. If convicted of desertion only, he could get up to five years in prison. Bergdahl, 29, of Hailey, Idaho, walked off his post in eastern Afghanistan's Paktika province on June 30, 2009.
  • Steve Harvey Apologizes For Miss Universe Mix-Up

    Global

    Philippines, was crowned as Ms. Universe. What came next is probably the worst nightmare for Gutierrez, as Harvey accepted that he had made a mistake and announced the wrong victor - because as it turns out, the real Miss Universe 2015 was Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach.
  • Power Star Pawan Kalyan To Act Under Trivikram Srinivas Direction

    Power Star Pawan Kalyan To Act Under Trivikram Srinivas Direction

    Global

    His latest atharintiki daredi and Gopala Gopala movies made a blockbuster hit. On the other side, We realize that Pawan Kalyan truly gets into the skin of any character that he performs on celluloid. Half of the shooting was completed. Well, arguments and misunderstandings are commonplace on the sets of films, but it seems to be happening quite a few times on the sets of Pawan Kalyan's Sardaar Gabbar Singh .
  • Syria crisis: Massive Russian air strikes on 'IS targets'

    Syria crisis: Massive Russian air strikes on 'IS targets'

    Global

    In the United Nations, member states backed a motion calling for action against Islamic State a week after the Paris attacks, the worst on French soil also claimed by the jihadist group based in Syria and Iraq. After a Russian airliner broke up over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula at the end of October, the Islamic State affiliate in Egypt quickly claimed responsibility for the crash.
  • Army map suggests presence of Russian artillery unit in central Syria

    Global

    Mr Hollande said he would next week discuss his proposal with US President Barack Obama and Mr Putin, who has ordered his navy in the Mediterranean to establish contact with its French counterparts and work together "as allies". Russian Federation and the US have criticized each other for failing to fully commit to the fight against Islamic State because of other allegiances in the Syrian civil war.
  • Rains subside suffering continues in Chennai

    Rains subside suffering continues in Chennai

    Global

    Making matters worse, the road from the city to the airport was badly damaged. Hundreds of army, navy, police and fire department rescuers helped evacuate people trapped in their homes. Most deaths in the last month of rains have been due to drowning, electrocution and wall collapses. "It's not an exaggeration to convey that an island has been changed into by Chennai ", Singh stated.
  • Beloved 'Super Smash Bros' mod Project M is finished

    Beloved 'Super Smash Bros' mod Project M is finished

    Global

    Without revealing anything about their new venture, the team said they wanted to dedicate themselves to it fully so as to maintain the level of quality and professionalism the community has come to expect from them. Why is PMDT abandoning such a popular project? In the years since, they have added countless new characters - including fan favourites Mewtwo and Roy - added new stages, and slowly tweaked the game.
  • Programmer: FFXV Entirely Playable From Start To Finish

    Programmer: FFXV Entirely Playable From Start To Finish

    Global

    The studio has since moved on to optimization. Kitade also pointed out that the first half of Final Fantasy XV's pre-beta build looked and played at a retail copy level. "In short, we can now say that we have done the groundwork for finishing all the different areas of content in the game and the overall product itself to a high standard, polishing up each individual element and fine tuning the gameplay".
  • Bloodborne 1.08 update notes after server maintenance

    Bloodborne 1.08 update notes after server maintenance

    Global

    However, gamers can still play the game offline. The developers recently explained that Bloodborne was down for 'emergency maintenance' and now we can confirm that a new Bloodborne 1.08 update has now gone live. On a more positive note, the server maintenance has been completed sooner than expected, and players are free to jump back into their online bloodshed after downloading the game's latest patch.
  • Chennai rains: Airport closed, flights suspended

    Chennai rains: Airport closed, flights suspended

    Global

    No flights have taken off from or landed in Chennai since 8:30 pm on Tuesday. "Though numbers of the stranded aircraft aren't known, this will surely have an indirect impact on other operations, as the unavailability of aircraft (throughout the country) will be felt until situation at Chennai airport normalises", explained an official from Mumbai International Airport Pvt.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton takes on western issues - not entirely

    Global

    They've got to pay back taxes. Facing an impressive primary challenge from Vermont Sen. "Secretary Clinton's unmatched experience in government will enable her to deliver on her promises in ways the other candidates can not", the ironworkers said on Monday.
  • Ukraine Says Will Restore Power to Crimea

    Ukraine Says Will Restore Power to Crimea

    Global

    Crimea is trying to restore power after two of its main electricity lines were blown up Sunday. There are also water shortages. Public transport is still running and Crimean hospitals are using generators. "Russia delivers coal to the Ukrainian energy sector". "There will be an analogous Ukrainian decision to launch an embargo against Russia to every Russian decision to launch an embargo against Ukraine ", Yatseniuk said.
  • Russian warplanes attack ISIS oil plants

    Global

    At least eight people were killed in at least 50 air strikes in the eastern Deir Ezzor province today, during which dozens of oil tankers were destroyed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Russia's air force participation in fighting terrorism in Syria has improved the situation in the Arab country, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview with the Hong Kong-based television channel Phoenix TV quoted by SANA news agency on Sunday.
  • Can ISIS Save the Russian Economy for Putin?

    Can ISIS Save the Russian Economy for Putin?

    Global

    Mr. Assad told Italian state television the timetable for elections "starts after starting to defeat terrorism". "They keep talking about being part of a solution". "Our Western partners realised the lack of prospects for the approach that many of them had taken", Russia's top diplomat said, referring to the insistence in the West that Assad should immediately step down.
  • Presidential Poll Results: Ted Cruz Passes Ben Carson in Latest Iowa Poll

    Presidential Poll Results: Ted Cruz Passes Ben Carson in Latest Iowa Poll

    Global

    For a package which came with such dire warnings and "shot across the bow" implications, I'm honestly having trouble seeing where these guys think they're breaking any new ground here. Carson, who as recently as last month had led polls in the Hawkeye State, came in third, with 18%. Ty Wright/Getty Images Donald Trump still leads the latest Quinnipiac poll in Iowa, getting 25% support.
  • Bethesda: Fallout 4 Console Commands Not Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Bethesda: Fallout 4 Console Commands Not Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Global

    In related news, Bethesda has revealed the game will receive its first official update this week. However, developer Bethesda has now warned against using console commands. Imagine the days when you had to die from clumsy and accidental falls; those are the days of the past. Fallout 4 is a fantastic role-player. And this is the reason why we won't see it on PS4 and Xbox One.
  • The Latest Update about Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

    The Latest Update about Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

    Global

    Avid Samsung users are going to get all lucky, as the Samsung Galaxy S7 is rumoured to be packed with loads of surprises and enhanced improvements than its predecessor already had. The listing also shows that the Samsung Galaxy Mini J1 has been imported for testing purposes. Right now rumors say the Samsung Galaxy S7 could be released anywhere between January and February.
  • Obama plea to Supreme Court: Save my immigration plan

    Obama plea to Supreme Court: Save my immigration plan

    Global

    The court's ruling, which Obama has said he will appeal, was not only short-sighted but the cruel and inevitable result of shameful inaction by Congress on the issue. The amnesty, dubbed Deferred Action for Parental Accountability was supposed to grant full tentative legal status - including work permits, Social Security numbers and driver's licenses - to more than 4 million illegal immigrants.
  • Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Users Reporting Problems in Handsets

    Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Users Reporting Problems in Handsets

    Global

    Some users have reportedly also complained of Nexus 5X freezing, random reboots and crashes. As for the Nexus 6P , we've learned of the spontaneous cracking of glass visor , delay in shipping , and the fact that it bends easily . The feeble and garbled voice quality is affecting calls on both the regular call mode and speaker mode. Google had stated that on the time that each the Nexus 5x and Huawei Nexus 6P have been premium telephones providing prime-finish expertise and specs, ...
  • WWE Survivor Series 2015 Results

    WWE Survivor Series 2015 Results

    Global

    We will have information and analysis on the results of each match, as well as Twitter reactions and photos. The WWE is likely running with a Reigns and Sheamus program for at least the next month as the leader of the Roman Empire is due a rematch for the gold.
  • Students go hungry for a day to Free the Children

    Students go hungry for a day to Free the Children

    Global

    Coombs wore a neon green headband on April 2 that said, “Ask me why,” as she went through the day without food. She informed passersby about World Hunger and the Free the Children fundraiser. In addition to the 12-15 Free the Children members, people outside and faculty members are also participating in the fundraiser. The group sets up a table every week, doing tarot card readings or body painting for money.
  • Campus police raise awareness with checkpoint

    Campus police raise awareness with checkpoint

    Global

    Another officer stands in front of the vehicle and as the window is rolled down to speak to him, four other officers descend, the beams of their flashlights blending with strobing of red and blue from a nearby cruiser. Tillinghast said that the checkpoint has been an annual part of springfest for seven years. The location for the checkpoint was chosen so cars could be pulled safely away and would not cause excess traffic.
  • Student Volunteers aid high school girls with junior prom

    Student Volunteers aid high school girls with junior prom

    Global

    Chelsea was a personal shopper for Rossy Herrera. “She told me what color she wanted and she picked the first one she tried on,” Camerlin said. Now, I even have a $25 hair, makeup, mani, and pedi package,” Philemond said. Wearing a strapless, beaded, purple dress, she also picked out a necklace, shoes, and makeup.
  • Students put on hold for numbers

    Students put on hold for numbers

    Global

    The test reached student’s personal phones, called classrooms and office phones, and projected a message on speakers located on top of the Maxwell Library which students could hear all over campus. “This is the highest the number has ever been,” said Vice President Dr. David Ostroth. “Over the years a number of campuses have had someone with a gun who has shot and killed or injured students.” A test of the system will take place about one or two times a year ...
  • Hundreds march to support student journalist

    Hundreds march to support student journalist

    Global

    Student leaders worked over the weekend to organize Tuesday's march, which started at the Moakley Center and culminated with speeches on the lawn in front of Boyden Hall. "A threat to one person is a threat to all of us," said O'Neil Gaudet, a senior psychology major who attended the rally. "I think it is important that we step up and we show that this one incident, might be an isolated incident, might be one person acting on their own, but there is always that hate lingering...