Burning tanker off Chinese coast ‘in danger of exploding’

Oil tanker on fire


There are fears of an environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to leak oil two days after colliding with a cargo ship.

Chinese officials have told state media the vessel is in danger of exploding and sinking.

Rescuers attempting to reach the site were being beaten back by toxic clouds, the transportation ministry has said.

The crew, 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, remain missing despite international rescue efforts.                                                                      Continue reading


Arsene Wenger to rotate Arsenal squad at Nottingham Forest in FA Cup gamble amid hectic fixture list

Arsene Wenger has admitted he will have to gamble on the FA Cup because of Arsenal’s figure pile-up.

Wenger says he plans to “rotate” his line-up at Nottingham Forest on Sunday but is expected to field a stronger team for the Carabao Cup semi final at Chelsea next Wednesday.

The FA Cup has been Wenger’s salvation during his Arsenal reign as he won it for a record seventh time in May and that helped him stay for another two year contract.

Wenger will have to hedge his bets at Forest and plans to use David Ospina in goal, hinted Ainsley Maitland-Niles might play in midfield and is likely to pick a mix-and-match XI similar to what he has done in the Europa League.                               Continue reading

Dysfunctional Family: What It Is And What It’s Like To Grow Up In One

It seems almost everyone claims to be from a dysfunctional family. Sometimes, we blame our current problems on the family we grew up into the extent that we don’t take responsibility for our actions. Some people are now growing up in a dysfunctional family or grew up in one in the past. How do you know whether family dysfunction is a serious problem for you? You can start exploring this issue by learning more about dysfunction in families and the effects of growing up in the turmoil of a family that doesn’t work.

What Is a Dysfunctional Family?

A good way to begin your journey of self-discovery is to learn the definition. How is a dysfunctional family defined? If you were or are a part of a dysfunctional family, define it in your terms first. Because family problems that last for years come to seem normal, many people from dysfunctional families don’t recognize what makes their family dysfunctional. They may know something is wrong, but what it is may seem unclear.

The Medical Dictionary of the Free Dictionary defines ‘ dysfunctional family’ like this:    Continue reading

Eric Lefkofsky: One Of The Most Unique Entrepreneurs Of Our Time

Eric Lefkofsky is a Jewish-American entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Tempus. It was his desire to help people who suffer from cancer that motivated him to take part in Tempus, which is a company that has made it its mission to change the way that cancer is dealt with. They are continuing to do so and have already done so by creating a database of information that draws from the treatment of previous cancer patients. In doing so, new patients can receive better focused treatment because their physicians have the kind of information in their hands that allows them to make decisions based on solid scientific data rather than taking shots in the dark.                                Continue reading

Burnaboy submitted himself to police commissioner Yesterday

Photos of Burnaboy with police commissioner after he submitted himself to police ?esterday

Nigerian dancehall star, Damini Ogulu popularly known as ‘Burna Boy’ on Friday submitted himself to the Lagos State Police Command to state his side of the story over allegations of his involvement in a robbery attack on a fellow artiste, Mr. 2kay.

He was subsequently arrested, interrogated and detained and is expected to be charged to court on Monday alongside four of members of the gang earlier arrested.

Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, after the interrogation, said the State Police Command has zero tolerance for all forms of crime and would not hesitate to prosecute anyone found culpable in any criminal offence perpetrated in the State.                                 Continue reading

21 Reasons burglars target your home

20+ reasons burglars target your homeFinancial website Credit Donkey has outlined the number of ways that a burglar can get the best of you and it will likely make you want to take a second look at your homestead. Photo: James Nielsen, . / © Houston Chronicle 2012

There’s a lot more to protecting your home than turning on a security alarm each night.

Because how you see your home may not be the same way a potential burglar sees your home, the consumer finance website Credit Donkey has outlined a number of ways that your home may be making you an easy target for burglary.

According to Credit Donkey some houses are seen as better targets than others and homeowners can likely change that by just taking some extra precautions.

Some of the reasons that Credit Donkey gives for burglary activity are things that most of us don’t even think about or can really control, like living on a corner or near an alley way. Most of us do work during the day, which we wouldn’t want to exactly change.

Heck, some or most of these things might apply to a great deal of you, like the few weirdos who don’t own dogs.                                                                       Continue reading

32 SARS Operatives From Lagos Reportedly Detained In Abuja

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At least 32 operatives of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) are currently in detention, TheCable can report.

A source told TheCable that the arrested officers were moved to Abuja from different state commands during the weekend.

“The suspects, who are all male, are now being held at various detention cells of the Federal SARS at Guzape District Abuja,” the source said.
“Since their arrival in Abuja, their family members and lawyers have not been allowed to see them based on an order from above.”                                     Continue reading