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Daily Archives: January 13, 2014

Brutal arctic chill means parts of US colder than Mars

Brutal arctic chill means parts of US colder than Mars

A deadly chill had much of the United States and Canada in its wintry grip Tuesday, as a record-breaking cold snap brought temperatures lower than on the surface of Mars. It was so cold in Chicago that the polar bear at the Lincoln Park zoo — who admittedly had not built up the winter fat [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Police confirm 17 killed in raid on central Nigerian village

Police confirm 17 killed in raid on central Nigerian village

The Nigerian police on Tuesday revised up from five to 17 the death toll in a raid the previous day by gunmen on a village in central Plateau state. Plateau State police chief Chris Olakpe told journalists that five of the victims were burnt beyond recognition while 20 houses were razed. Witnesses and survivors had [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0

Fugitive US prisoner begs to return to escape big chill

Fugitive US prisoner begs to return to escape big chill

An inmate who went on the run from a Kentucky prison begged to be let back in just a day later because he was so cold, US police said. Robert Vick escaped from the Blackburn jail on Sunday but turned up at the “Sunset Motel” in Lexington the next day asking for the police to [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

‘Ultra HD’ takes center stage but skepticism remains

‘Ultra HD’ takes center stage but skepticism remains

Television giants at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas are touting the wonders of ultra high-definition screens despite doubts by analysts that people will buy them. Screens offering picture resolution about four times more vivid than current high-definition sets starred at an array of press events staged on the eve of the CES showfloor [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Britain accepts 1,500 Syrian refugees

Britain accepts 1,500 Syrian refugees

Britain has granted asylum to around 1,500 Syrians fleeing the brutal conflict in the last year, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg revealed Tuesday, as rights groups and even anti-immigration politicians urged action over the refugee crisis. The British government has defended its policy of focusing on giving aid to help more than 2.35 million refugees [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 More News 0

US Army sends armored unit to South Korea

US Army sends armored unit to South Korea

The US military plans to deploy an armored battalion to South Korea to allow for “greater responsiveness” in case of a crisis with North Korea, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Eight hundred troops and armored vehicles from the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment will be stationed at camps Hovey and Stanley near the demarcation line [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Minister hits back at Newsweek ‘French bashing’

Minister hits back at Newsweek ‘French bashing’

French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici Tuesday hit back over a highly-critical Newsweek article that has triggered a storm over alleged French bashing. The article entitled “The Fall of France” claims the Socialist government of President Francois Hollande is driving out wealth and entrepreneurs by imposing high taxes while freely spending on extravagant social schemes. The [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

NIGERIA’S STELLA ODUAH ;BETWEEN TWO ST. PAULS

NIGERIA’S STELLA ODUAH ;BETWEEN TWO ST. PAULS

           by  Ross Alabo George.   Do not be too quick to jump into conclusion about Hon. Stella Oduah. First of all it necessary to confirm that she indeed claimed to have obtained a bachelor and post-graduate degree from St. Paul College, a historically black university in the USA that has [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0

Illicit drug: Nigerian Court restrain law enforcement agencies from arresting Buruji Kashamu.

Illicit drug: Nigerian  Court restrain law enforcement agencies from arresting Buruji Kashamu.

A Federal High Court  sitting in Lagos , Nigeria’s financial capital has  barred Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police  and the State Security Services (SSS) from arresting a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu. The court made the pronouncement  yesterday on the basis of a petition written against the applicant, who [...]

January 7, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0

A million World Cup armadillos emerge in China.

A million World Cup armadillos emerge in China.

In the wild the Brazilian three-banded armadillo is classed as “vulnerable”, but a million furry versions of the creature picked as the 2014 World Cup mascot are taking shape in a Chinese factory. Fuleco may for now still be a largely unknown yellow armadillo with a blue shell and tail, but the mascot of the [...]

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