Christians mark Christmas with due religious fervour

Not only believers of Christianity, people from other religious beliefs also attended the midnight mass singing Christmas hymns and prayers at churches across the state. On the occasion, Santa Claus distributed candies and toys among dozens of todd... More..

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Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim in coma after heart attack
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim in coma after heart attack

The family of Erica Garner said she went into cardiac arrest after an asthma attack Saturday night. Her mother, Esaw Snipes-Garner, told the News that her daughter's condition was grave. "More updates wil...More..

CHP cracks down on impaired and distracted drivers during holiday weekend
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

CHP cracks down on impaired and distracted drivers during holiday weekend

The CHP said the two officers were parked on the right shoulder of southbound I-880 just past the Whipple exit looking for drunk drivers. Andrew Camilleri, 33, was married and had three children who expected ...More..

Kabul Bombing Kills At Least 6; ISIS Claims Responsibility
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Kabul Bombing Kills At Least 6; ISIS Claims Responsibility

This explosion comes a week after three extremists launched an attack on a training center of the National Directorate of Security. The Health Ministry confirmed the death toll but put the number of wounded a...More..

Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes

North Korea last month declared its nuclear program complete after firing a missile that it said could deliver a nuclear warhead anywhere on US territory. Moreover, the US itself need not offer concessions; p...More..

Woman killed, husband injured by two dogs in southern Kentucky
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Woman killed, husband injured by two dogs in southern Kentucky

They said one was killed but the other escaped. Lorraine Brock Saylor, 66, and her husband were attacked by two pit bulls Sunday morning, Bell County officials said. They warned residents not to engage with t...More..

Looks like Julian Assange has deleted his Twitter account
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Looks like Julian Assange has deleted his Twitter account

Mashable has reached out to Twitter for comment. There's no mention of what might've happened to Assange's account on the Wikileaks account. Assange, who's been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London...More..

Russian Federation attacks USA decision to arm Ukraine
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Russian Federation attacks USA decision to arm Ukraine

The state department pointed out that approving the " commercial export " of lethal arms was " nothing new ", because Washington has repeatedly allowed USA arms manufacturers to sell weapons to Kiev " under the...More..

Three game ban for Austin after kicking goalkeeper
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Three game ban for Austin after kicking goalkeeper

Austin accepted the charge, but his argument that the suspension was excessive was rejected by an Independent Regulatory Commission. The clash drew blood from Lossl's face and opened up a nasty cut, but Austi...More..

Copy-Trump, first lady take calls from children looking for Santa Claus
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Copy-Trump, first lady take calls from children looking for Santa Claus

Heading into his first Christmas in office, President Donald Trump took note of those he considers naughty (a top Federal Bureau of Investigation official, the news media) and nice (U.S. "What a job you've do...More..

Obamacare enrollment for 2018 stays strong in Utah, despite shortened enrollment period
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Obamacare enrollment for 2018 stays strong in Utah, despite shortened enrollment period

The concluding GOP plan will withdraw the Affordable Care Act's individual insurance authorization, which permits young as well as healthy people to depart insurance pool, compelling insurers to reimburse by in...More..

Moscow bus crash kills five
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Moscow bus crash kills five

The driver reported a brake failure , making the bus unable to stop, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation said. Photos and video on social media showed the bus' windshield smashed with at le...More..

Fire leaves two homeless on Christmas
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Fire leaves two homeless on Christmas

Multiple crews were required to extinguish the fire including District Six and Brownfields Fire Departments, while East Side provided additional support. The fire, which firefighters believe started at the Chri...More..

Snow and blowing snow will slow Christmas Day travel
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Snow and blowing snow will slow Christmas Day travel

Highs Christmas Day will be in the 20s while temperatures on Tuesday will only recover to the low- to mid-teens. This will briefly bring us a chance of some rain showers or rain/snow mix that will transit...More..

White Christmas possible with overnight snow in forecast
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

White Christmas possible with overnight snow in forecast

Areas in the coastal range west of Corvallis were estimated to have about a 25 percent chance of snow, with higher chances at higher elevations. This makes for some COLD weather. New York City residents might...More..

Alberto Fujimori: Peru's jailed ex-president pardoned
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Alberto Fujimori: Peru's jailed ex-president pardoned

Kuczynski's government denies the allegations. Correspondents say his chances of survival appear slim. Kuczynski had argued that the opposition's rush to bring on the impeachment vote threatened Peru's demo...More..

Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 United Nations operating budget
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 United Nations operating budget

Haley warned on Tuesday that the US would be " taking names " of member states that voted to condemn moves to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "In addition to these significant cost savings, we reduce...More..

Emirates stops flights to Tunisia after 'instruction'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Emirates stops flights to Tunisia after 'instruction'

The Tunisian transport ministry said in a statement earlier that Emirates flights would be suspended until the UAE airline found a way to operate according to worldwide law and treaties. In February, the UAE li...More..

North Korea calls new round of United Nations sanctions
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

North Korea calls new round of United Nations sanctions "an act of war"

The resolution adopted by the Security Council includes sharply lower limits on North Korea's refined oil imports, the return home of all North Koreans working overseas within 24 months, and a crackdown on ship...More..

Trump greets U.S. troops stationed overseas a Merry Xmas
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Trump greets U.S. troops stationed overseas a Merry Xmas

The president spoke to various rooms full of military personnel - one from each branch - based in Qatar, Kuwait, in Guantanamo Bay and aboard the USS Sampson, per the White House pool report. The calls came by ...More..

Muslim body rejects triple talaq bill
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Muslim body rejects triple talaq bill

Rs Rs Its outrageous that the government drafted the bill on an important issue like divorce and likely to table it in Lok Sabha without consulting the stakeholders -the muslim personal law board, experts on Is...More..

Guatemala to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Guatemala to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

There have been near daily protests across the Palestinian territories since Trump's controversial December 6 announcement that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the United States embass...More..

Breezy and cold Christmas, coldest air of Winter so far
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Breezy and cold Christmas, coldest air of Winter so far

A warming trend returns through Thursday with highs back in the 20s and 30s before yet another shot of cold air comes through to round out the year 2017 as highs cool back down in the 20s. Just under two inch...More..

DPRK condemns new United Nations sanctions resolution as act of war
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

DPRK condemns new United Nations sanctions resolution as act of war

Britain's UN ambassador Matthew Rycroft said the Security Council is sending "a very strong united signal to the North Korean regime that enough is enough, that they must stop their nuclear programme and they m...More..

by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Parents killed in Reston, Va. triple shooting

Police say up to four people were inside the home when the shooting happened. "The suspect shot them both and then himself", a Fairfax Police spokesperson said. Kuhn said the late parents had told her about a...More..

Up to 20 cm of snow expected across GTA on Christmas Eve
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Up to 20 cm of snow expected across GTA on Christmas Eve

The ideal conditions should continue on Christmas Day with the forecast calling for a 60 per cent chance of flurries and a drop in the mercury that will continue into next week. "Cover up", Environment Canada...More..

4 dead in plane crash at Polk County airport, deputies say
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

4 dead in plane crash at Polk County airport, deputies say

Polk County Fire Rescue is also on the scene. Four people died Sunday in a plane crash at Bartow Municipal Airport in Florida, CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP reports . The Sheriff's Office will investigate. "Thi...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to visit Pakistan on December 25
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to visit Pakistan on December 25

Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal confirmed this in a tweet late last evening. He further said that the meeting would be held in the Foreign Affairs Ministry on December 25. "As there is...More..

London Zoo to reopen after fire that killed animals
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

London Zoo to reopen after fire that killed animals

Some of the the zoo's meerkats are presumed dead. Local media say it took over 70 firefighters about three hours to tame the fire under control, and eight people needed medical treatment at the scene for smok...More..

by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

"Mueller is doing a great job", Democrats say

One letter, signed by 22 former USA attorneys representing every administration dating back to President Nixon's, urges Trump to allow Mueller's team to conclude its investigation free from "fear of reprisa...More..

Official says 37 feared dead in Philippine mall
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Official says 37 feared dead in Philippine mall

Mr Duterte, whose family home is near the mall, inspected the damage as firefighters and volunteers continued to search for 28 people - a lot of them believed to be call centre workers - who are still unaccount...More..

Pre-Pay Property Taxes Now to Keep Deduction
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Pre-Pay Property Taxes Now to Keep Deduction

If you pay more than that and itemize your taxes, it makes sense to try to pay as much of your California and local tax bill before 2018, when you can still use the old rules to take a larger deduction from y...More..

US To Provide Ukraine With 'Enhanced Defensive Capabilities' To Deter Further 'Aggression'
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

US To Provide Ukraine With 'Enhanced Defensive Capabilities' To Deter Further 'Aggression'

The statement did not specify the type of weapons, but the Associated Press quoted unnamed US officials as saying they would include the Javelin antitank missiles that Ukraine has long sought, a move that would...More..

Jairam Thakur Is The New Chief Minister Of Himachal Pradesh
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Jairam Thakur Is The New Chief Minister Of Himachal Pradesh

Thakur is a five-time elected MLA and had been seen as a Chief Minister-in-waiting for a long time. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jairam Thakur will be the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh . The BJP ...More..

25 still missing after Davao City mall fire Featured
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

25 still missing after Davao City mall fire Featured

The firefighters won't stop until all those reported missing are found, Duterte-Carpio said. Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles also met with the anxious families. Taken to hospital were Reggen Ombain, aged 20, Jir...More..