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Thomas: The state of President Trump

Thomas: The state of President Trump

But while the figure was correct - 45.6 million did tune in to watch the speech - it was untrue to say it was the most watched State of Union address ever. Bush's most-viewed SOTU speech was seen by 62 million in 2003. Presidents typically enjoy relatively high ratings early on, and lower ratings for subsequent State of the Union addresses.


Indian sailors, oil tanker vanish in Cotonou

Indian sailors, oil tanker vanish in Cotonou

The ship vanished from Benin and a possibility of hijack is high. The owners of MT Marine Express tanker ship have sought the help of director general of shipping in Mumbai to get in touch with their counterparts Benin and Nigeria to carry out the search operation of the merchant ship.


Man tries to abduct singer Lana Del Rey, arrested

Man tries to abduct singer Lana Del Rey, arrested

Police say Michael Hunt , 43, of Riverview, Florida, had tickets for the singer's performance at the Amway Center in Orlando. Police said that Michael Hunt , 43, had made "a credible threat" to kidnap her. Just days before his arrest, Hunt posted a rambling video of himself on Facebook in which he talked about his plans to "get together" with Grant.


TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

TTP bombing kills 11 troops in Swat Valley

The bomber detonated his explosives vest near an empty lot used by the soldiers for sports and exercise in the Kabal area, the military said. Local media said that the attack happened when soldiers were playing volleyball there. Thirteen people were injured in the blast in Swat district's Kabal Tehsil. The Taliban also warned more attacks in near future. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi strongly condemned the suicide attack in Swat.


NZ knocked out of Hamilton Sevens by Fiji

NZ knocked out of Hamilton Sevens by Fiji

But Fiji marched on to the final on Sunday after flying out of the blocks. The All Blacks Sevens team replied with two quick tries of their own to lead at halftime, 12-7. The conversion for Ravouvou's try in the dying seconds of a 17-12 win over Argentina in the final pool match allowed Scotland to emerge from a three-way tie with Argentina and France and scrape into the quarter-finals on points differential.


Rajasthan Bypolls Results: Cong Wins 2 Seats, Leads on 1

Rajasthan Bypolls Results: Cong Wins 2 Seats, Leads on 1

The outcome of the by-elections of the Lok Sabha constituencies of Ajmer and Alwar and the assembly seat of Mandalgrah in Bhilwara district, has left the Raje-led BJP in the desert state anxious as it has to go to the polls after nine months from now.