Daughter of S.Korea's 'Rasputin' arrested in Denmark

Published On: January 2, 2017 12:07 PM NPT By: AFP/RSS

The daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the center of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's President, has been arrested in Denmark after months in hiding, Seoul prosecutors said Monday.

17 still missing after Indonesia boat fire kills 23

Published On: January 2, 2017 10:29 AM NPT By: Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia , Jan 1:  A search resumed Monday for 17 people reported missing after a ferry fire off the coast of Indonesia's capital that left at least 23 dead, officials said.

China says won't allow Hong Kong to be used as subversion base

Published On: January 2, 2017 10:22 AM NPT By: Reuters

China will not allow anyone to use Hong Kong as a base for subversion against mainland China or to damage its political stability, Beijing's top official in the territory told state television.

Pranksters change iconic Hollywood sign to 'Hollyweed'

Published On: January 2, 2017 08:10 AM NPT By: AFP/RSS

WASHINGTON, Jan 2: The famed Hollywood sign high in the hills over Los Angeles got a little higher on Sunday, when someone altered two of its letters to make it read "Hollyweed."

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in cockpit

Published On: January 1, 2017 03:47 PM NPT By: Agencies

A Sunwing pilot was arrested Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was about to maneuver out of Calgary airport in western Canada.

Manhunt underway after 39 killed in Istanbul gun attack

Published On: January 1, 2017 03:32 PM NPT By: Reuters

ISTANBUL, Jan 1: A lone gunman opened fire on New Year revelers at a packed nightclub on the shores of Istanbul's Bosphorus waterway on Sunday killing at least 39 people, including many foreigners, then fled the scene.

At least 35 killed in New Year gun attack at Istanbul nightclub

Published On: January 1, 2017 09:05 AM NPT By: Reuters

At least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New Year's revelers on Sunday, killing 35 people and wounding more than 40 in what the provincial governor described as a terrorist attack.

Baghdad blasts kill at least 28

Published On: December 31, 2016 02:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BAGHDAD, Dec 31: A pair of bomb blasts targeting a market in central Baghdad Saturday killed at least 28 people and wounded at least 54, according to police and medical officials.

Mexican man charged with rape had 19 deportations, removals

Published On: December 31, 2016 11:21 AM NPT By: Associated Press

WICHITA, Kan, Dec 31:  A Mexican man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl on a Greyhound bus that traveled through Kansas had been deported 10 times and voluntarily removed from the U.S. another nine times since 2003, records obtained by The Associated Press show.

60 injured in crowd crush at Australian music festival

Published On: December 31, 2016 10:29 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec 31:  Sixty people were injured at an Australian music festival in the crush of a crowd trying to leave a performance, police said Saturday.