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Italy avalanche: Rescuers search for survivors in buried hote

Penne, Italy (CNN)Rescuers are working in freezing conditions to find as many as 30 people feared trapped in a hotel in central Italy, more than a day after it was buried by an avalanche. Two people were killed when the four-star Hotel Rigopiano, at the foot of the Gran Sasso mountain about (135 kilometers) 85 miles northeast of Rome, was …

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Trump enters with fewer stars but patriotic fervor

Donald Trump couldn’t woo many top stars to perform for his inauguration but he surrounded himself Thursday in patriotic fervor at a concert anchored by country music veterans. On the eve of his inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Trump threw a celebration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that culminated in fireworks that lit up …

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Vin Diesel is back in action for ‘XXX’

Film scholar Tom Gunning coined the phrase “cinema of attractions” to describe the earliest, exhibitionist impulses of filmmaking, bits of spectacle that called attention to their own visibility and technological craft. Pure spectacle has since been subsumed into narrative filmmaking, but the cinema of attractions is always present, especially in modern action movies, and there may be no greater current …

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AFCON 2017: GNPC urges Black Stars to stay focus

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has urged the Black Stars to keep their eyes on the prize in the ongoing African Cup of Nations Championship (AFCON). A statement issued by the GNPC and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the Corporation was happy that once again the Black Stars of Ghana had made it to the line-up of …

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Andy Murray wins tough Australian Open match against Sam Querrey

With Novak Djokovic checking airline schedules, Andy Murray knew this was no time to slip up and he duly delivered an impressive three-set win over Sam Querrey on day five to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open. In an age of uncertainty, the only sure thing about the rest of his campaign is that it will not …

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Blackstars ready for Eagles battle

Ghana will be geared for a West African derby against Mali when they continue their Group D campaign at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations today.   The Black Stars and the Eagles will battle in the second round of group matches at Stade de Port-Gentil in Gabon. Mali opened their campaign with a goalless draw against Egypt on Tuesday. …

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Cleveland Cavaliers all-stars shine too brightly for shrinking Phoneix Suns

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving celebrated being named Eastern Conference All-Star starters by shining in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-103 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. James scored 21 points, matched a season-high 15 assists and grabbed nine rebounds to fall just shy of a triple-double as Irving scored 26 points and the Cavs broke out of a rare shooting …

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Rescuers searching for victims of Iran building collapse

Rescue teams worked through the night to try and reach trapped firefighters and other victims after a commercial building collapsed in Iran’s capital and killed at least 30 firefighters. Scores of workers and dozens of trucks were searching the ruins Friday, a day after a historic high-rise building in the heart of Tehran caught fire and later collapsed. The building …

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Extradited Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ arrives in US

Mexican drug baron Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals, has arrived in the United States to face a string of criminal charges. Guzman heads the Sinaloa cartel, which is accused of generating much of the deadly violence in Mexico’s decades-long drug war and providing tons of narcotics to the United States. The drug kingpin landed …

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Manchester United and Lyon agree £15m Memphis deal

The Dutch forward has become increasingly marginalised at Old Trafford and now appears set to move to the Ligue 1 club Manchester United have agreed to sell Memphis Depay to Lyon for an initial fee of £15 million that could rise to £21.7m, Goal understands. The Dutch winger arrived at Old Trafford from PSV for £22.3m in the summer of …

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