• 4 boys, ages 12 to 14, arrested for rape

    NEW CASTLE COUNTY -- Police in Delaware are investigating a disturbing crime involving the rape of a girl by four boys all under the age of 15, and they fear more victims may be out there. The attack happened inside a home on the unit block of Auckland Drive back on December 11th. New Castle County officials say one 14-year-old, two 13-year-olds, and one 12-year-old forced the girl inside a home. The alleged assailants, who we are not identifying because of their ages, then attacked her. One teen reportedly threatened the girl with a gun, warning her not to report it. All four have been charged as juveniles with felony rape. If you have any information on the attack or other victims, contact

  • India to issue chip-based e-passport: Narendra Modi

    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said work is on to issue chip-based e-passports to Indian citizens under a centralized passport system. "Our embassies and consulates are being connected to the Passport Seva Project worldwide," he said addressing the inaugural ceremony of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2019 here. "This will prepare a centralized system connected to the passport service for all of you," he added. "Going one step ahead, work is on for issuing of the chip-based e-passport." He also said that work was on to simplify the process of issuing visas to PIO (Person of Indian Origin) and OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) cards. The government's endeavour was

  • Arabian Business

    UAE denies reports of 747 touching down on Fujairah Corniche

    UAE authorities have denied social media rumours that a commercial plane in distress landed on the Fujairah Corniche and clarified that it was there for commercial purposes before being shipped to Bahrain. On Monday night, social media was abuzz with rumours about the wingless Boeing 747 after pictures and video were taken of the aircraft being transported by trucks along the corniche. According to the state-run WAM news agency, the Fujairah government has clarified that the out-of-service aircraft was there with the government's knowledge “for commercial purposes”. In the coming days, WAM added, the aircraft will be transported to Bahrain. Additionally, UAE officials have urged local residents

  • Australian Open updates: Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reach quarter-finals

    A round-up from the fourth round at Melbourne Park, on a day headlined by Simona Halep's clash with Serena Williams Djokovic survives Medvedev test Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals. The world No 1 won 6-4, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 and will face Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori for a place in the semi-finals. Djokovic and Medvedev both needed attention from the trainer during a draining 3hr 15min match liberally sprinkled with punishing rallies of 30 shots or more, and one of 42 strokes. "That was a physical battle," said a relieved Djokovic, who crucially saved three

  • CNN Travel

    Virgin reveals adults-only cruise ship

    (CNN) - The words "cruise holiday" and "rock star" don't usually go together. Unless you're talking about Virgin Voyages' first ship, the adults-only Scarlet Lady, which will depart Miami for the Caribbean in 2020. The Richard Branson-backed cruise line has just released renderings of the ship's 78 luxury "RockStar Suites," which will be located on the ship's 15th deck. These will include 15 Mega RockStar Suites, which are further divided into Massive, Fab, Posh and Gorgeous Suites. The rock star theme is quite literal, too. The Massive Suite will feature a music room stocked with guitars, an amp and a special private lookout point at the front of the ship. It's got a private terrace with a standing

  • Arab News

    Israel opens new Eilat airport, angering Jordan

    JERUSALEM: Jordan on Monday hit out at Israel's move to open a new international airport along their shared border close to the Red Sea, saying it would threaten the kingdom's airspace. “Jordan rejects the establishment of the Israeli airport in its current location,” head of Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission Haitham Misto said, according to state media. Misto said the airport violated “international standards regarding respect for the sovereignty of airspace and territory of other countries.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the opening ceremony earlier in the day of the Ramon Airport, meant to boost tourism in the Jewish state and serve as an emergency alternative

  • CNN Travel

    $5 billion Dubai mega-resort rises from The World

    (CNN) - Four kilometers off the Dubai coastline lies Europe. Or a version of it, at least. Comprising six man-made islands styled after a mix of European countries and cities, when completed this $5 billion mega-project will be able to accommodate 16,000 tourists in the height of luxury. In this Europe the sun nearly always shines, the ocean's warm and white sands are never far away. There's Venice and St Petersburg, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and more. And, if you have the money, it could be yours for a vacation or a lifetime. The six-island resort The Heart of Europe, pictured in construction last year. Construction of The World began in 2003. A huge archipelago of 300 artificial islands