News

Video: Woman tries to Smoke on Plane, Threatens to Kill Passengers

Video: Woman tries to Smoke on Plane, Threatens to Kill Passengers

News
She threatened to kill all the passengers and crew and became combative. Officials say a woman caught trying to smoke on a Southwest flight has been arrested after shouting she was going to kill everyone on the plane. Sacramento County sheriff's spokesman Shaun Hampton said Monday that 24-year-old Valerie Curbelo was arrested on the tarmac when the plane landed Saturday Hampton says when the crew stopped Curbelo from having a cigarette in the plane's bathroom, she threatened to kill all the passengers and crew and became combative. Southwest said in a statement that the flight from Portland, Oregon, received priority treatment from air traffic control and landed safely in Sacramento. In a jailhouse interview with KOVR-TV, Curbelo, of Sandy, Oregon, said anxiety drove her to ...
New York Bombing Suspect Warned Trump on Facebook

New York Bombing Suspect Warned Trump on Facebook

News
The post by Akayed Ullah was revealed in charges filed by federal prosecutors The man who faces terror charges over Monday's bus terminal bombing in New York posted a warning to US President Donald Trump just before the attack. "Trump you failed to protect your nation," the Facebook post read. The post by Akayed Ullah was revealed in charges filed by federal prosecutors on Tuesday, BBC reported. They say the 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant carried out the bombing in support of the Daesh group. He wounded himself and three others in Monday morning's attack. Ullah is accused of blowing up a crude device strapped to his body in an underpass at Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal during the rush hour. The New York Police Department (NYPD) tweeted that he was facing stat...
Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan Named LinkedIn Influencer

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan Named LinkedIn Influencer

News
He is active on the networking platform and often shares updates from Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, was named LinkedIn Influencer for 2017 on Tuesday. Sheikh Hamdan joins a list of influencers that include Virgin founder Richard Branson, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, former UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Huffington Post co-founder Ariana Huffington. Dubai Media Office shared the news on their Twitter page today. .@LinkedIn names Dubai Crown Prince @HamdanMohammed as LinkedIn Influencer joining a list of 500+ of the world's foremost thinkers, leaders, and innovators. https://t.co/iHCE4cVisU pic.twitter.com/6dK0J2nMXR — Dubai Media Office (@D
New Year Holiday for UAE public Sector Announced

New Year Holiday for UAE public Sector Announced

News
Work to resume on January 2, 2018 UAE has announced New Year holidays for employees of the government sector on Tuesday. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced that employees will get a leave on December 31, 2017 (Sunday) and January 1, 2018 (Monday). الهيئة الاتحادية للموارد البشرية الحكومية: إجازة رأس السنة الميلادية للحكومة الاتحادية يومي 31 ديسمبر و1 يناير، على أن يستأنف الدوام الرسمي يوم الثلاثاء الموافق 2 يناير 2018 pic.twitter.com/EVedHYELZx — FAHR (@FAHR_UAE) 12 December 2017 As the year begins with a long weekend, work will resume on January 2, 2018. إجازة #رأس_السنة الميلادية للحكومة الاتحادية يومي 31 ديسمبر و1 يناير.https://t.co/ASU01fgzyq#وام — وكالة أنباء الإمارات (@wamnews) 12 December 2017 FAHR extended its congratulations to His Hi
Saudi Wife Plans Surprise Birthday Bash for Husband, Gets Divorce

Saudi Wife Plans Surprise Birthday Bash for Husband, Gets Divorce

News
The lady had booked a car to travel 60km to get her husband's favourite meal A Saudi newly-wed wanted to surprise her husband with an unannounced party on his birthday, and what she got in return was a divorce. According to local reports, the Saudi lady had booked a car to go from Riyadh to Kharj - 60km apart - to get her husband's favourite meal from a popular restaurant, which had opened there recently. She also bought some other gifts and food for him to make it a perfect birthday bash. However, unfortunately, her car broke down on her return trip. When the husband didn't find his wife in the house, he called her up. The poor lady - who was stuck mid-way - narrated the entire episode to the man. According to a Al Bayan report, when she reached home, the husband - fuming with...
You need Dubai Police permit to work night shifts

You need Dubai Police permit to work night shifts

News, UAE
Here's how one can avail the service Dubai residents working on night shifts are now required to get a permit from the Dubai Police. The process requires filling a form for permit to be filled up by those opting for working night shifts. According to the website of the Dubai Police, here's how one can avail the service: The beneficiaries All residents of the UAE doing night shifts are eligible for the service Procedures and documentation The following would be required prior to or during the service: Identification proof of the applicant 1: A letter of request indicating the reasons for working outside the usual working hours and names of persons working at the site 2: Identification proof of persons working at the site 3:Copy of the establishment signatory c...
UAE Bans These Infant Milk Products

UAE Bans These Infant Milk Products

News
The products were banned due to salmonella contamination The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has issued a decision to withdraw the (Lactalis Craon Factory) French-made Infant Milk products from UAE markets due to Salmonella contamination. Entities responsible for implementing the circular include the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and the municipalities of Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. The decision is based on the findings of a technical report following the warning issued by the French Directorate General of Health (DGS) regarding the contamination of the infant milk, which had been exported to 30 countries including the UAE. The company Lactalis proceeded to the withdrawal and recall of its products after the contaminati...
Pay Electricity, Water Bills on Time in UAE or Face Cuts, Dh100 Fine

Pay Electricity, Water Bills on Time in UAE or Face Cuts, Dh100 Fine

News
Consumers with pending bills shall be given a grace period of four days to make payment. Failure to make timely payment for water and electricity bills will now cost more as the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (Fewa) announced that a fine of Dh100 shall be slapped against outstanding fees. Fewa consumers with pending bills shall be given a grace period of four days to make payment; effective from the time they receive an alert text message on their cell phones, according to a top official. Mohammed Saleh, director general, Fewa, warned that a fine of Dh100 shall then be added to the consumer's account. "Fewa bills have now to be settled within maximum four days." Earlier, Fewa used to force the consumers with pending bills at all the northern emirates to pay extra Dh100...
Noble 19-Year-Old Student Works As A Construction Worker To Save Cancer-Stricken Brother

Noble 19-Year-Old Student Works As A Construction Worker To Save Cancer-Stricken Brother

News
While studying to be a doctor to save his 3-year-old cancer-stricken brother, he works as a construction worker to help his parents raise enough money for the little boy’s surgery. A student from a poverty-stricken village in Hubei Province, China was seen working as a construction worker in spite of his young age of 19. The teen was apparently trying to work hard to be able to save enough money for his cancer-stricken 3-year-old brother. The student, surnamed Ma, wanted to help his parents, who were both working hard to earn money for their younger son’s bone marrow surgery. The little boy was actually suffering from leukemia and needed immediate medical attention. Apart from working as a construction worker, the teen is also studying to become a doctor to save his bro
Woman Who Wore Mask For Years To Heal From Burn Attack Unveils Stunning New Memoir

Woman Who Wore Mask For Years To Heal From Burn Attack Unveils Stunning New Memoir

News
Dana Vulin has made extraordinary strides, in just a few years. Now, she is 30-year-old, who is reflecting on her journey and the obstacles she has overcome: recovering from being burned alive and a battle with cervical cancer. Back in 2012, she became victim of a horrific crime. A woman who believed that Dana was involved with her estranged husband broke into Dana’s home and doused her with methylated spirits before setting her on fire. The woman, who was later convicted of the crime, laughed as Dana screamed in pain. In the incident she suffered third-degree burns to 64% of her body and face. In the span of two years, she underwent countless procedures and surgeries to regain her physical functions. Then, nearly three years after the life-changing event, she took off her
Bitnami