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Matric pass rate of 75.1% recorded for 2017

The matric class of 2017 have achieved a pass rate of 75.1%‚ a 2.6 percentage points increase from 72.5% in the previous year. Results for individual learners...


Malaysia to resume search for missing flight MH370 in southern Indian Ocean

The minister said, "It is our duty to look for answers and the plane". In mid-January Malaysia, Australia and China suspended the search, unsuccessfully carri...


United Nations meeting on Iran protests 'blunder by Trump administration'

The US called the meeting after giving moral support to the anti-government protesters in a week of demonstrations and counter-demonstrations. At the session ...


Massive winter storm threatens snow from Florida to Canada

A " bomb cyclone " is headed for the Northeast . After the snowfall ends, temperatures are expected to plunge as frigid air lingering over the North Pole he...


Saudi princes arrested after holding protest in royal palace

On Friday, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said the Saudi authorities must immediately release Saleh al-Shehi from detention and stop arresting journ...


Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi's luck finally runs out, gets evicted!

During the polling session, one of the fans showed interest to take a selfie with Hina Khan and when she is posing for the picture, someone pulled at her hair...


It's Not Too Late To Protect Your Water Pipes This Winter

And flooding causes more than just water damage. Ceilings collapsed in in some apartments. If the water is moving, it won't freeze. If you suspect damage to w...


Cold weather alert issued for Niagara

Environment Canada says the daytime high today will top out at - 16 C with an overnight low of - 25 C, though the wind chill may make it feel like - 36. The hig...


Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Marathon Oil (MRO)

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) has risen 14.05% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. The Minnesota-based ...


CAF explains why Referee of the Year Award was scrapped

On the eve of the ceremony in Accra, Ahmad insisted both categories were dropped to promote strong competition and avoid corruption. "There are no two levels ...


Police records statement of Mojo's Bistro owners Tuli and Pathak

Initially, it was being speculated that the fire broke out at 1 Above since most bodies were found piled up in a toilet of the restaurant. Both restaurants were...


Injustice 2: Enchantress Revealed, Coming on 16th Jan

For the start of the year, NetherRealm is adding Enchantress to the venerable roster of DC heroes, villains, and strangers. You can get your hands on Enchan...


U.S. border agency searched 30200 phones and computers in 2017

CBP also announced new rules limiting officers' ability to collect and store travelers' passwords, requiring the passwords to quickly destroyed after they are ...


Passenger's poop forces United Airlines flight to make unscheduled landing

Cops say the man wiped the excrement in along the walls in a couple of bathrooms before he then took off his shirt and attempted to stuff it into a toilet. One ...


Saakashvili sentenced in Georgia to 3 years in absentia

Petro O. Poroshenko, who became Ukraine's president after the ouster of Viktor F. Yanukovych, rewarded him with citizenship and a position as regional governor ...


Trump on Twitter (Jan 4) - Dow, North Korea, Voter Identification

Its last known meeting was September 12. "Rather than engage in endless legal battles at taxpayer expense, today I signed an executive order to dissolve the...


ME feels blizzard's blast with heavy snow and high winds

In New Jersey, Orlando Igmat's auto got stuck in a snowbank along the Garden State Parkway in Tinton Falls as he drove to work at Verizon. And by week's end, Bo...


USA sanctions Iranian entities over ballistic missile program

He could opt to re-impose the sanctions and risk collapse of the global accord, a move that could isolate the U.S. The sanctions come amid deadly protests i...


Still no winners in Powerball as jackpot increases to $550 million

Mega Millions was modified in October with new rules and a ticket price increase, more than doubling the starting jackpots. Lottery officials say the lotte...


Virginia Republican David Yancey Wins Tie-Breaking Drawing

In a separate statement, Yancey declined that offer, which the state GOP called a proposed "backroom deal". Republicans have held control of the House for 17 ...