Storm Conor to hit Northern Ireland on Christmas Day

Met office". Torrential downpours and 80mph wind could wreak havoc across the north of Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales over the Christmas period. A spell of heavy rain will accompany strong winds during Friday and will bring poor dr... More..

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Russian plane disappears from radar after take-off from Sochi, 92 onboard
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Russian plane disappears from radar after take-off from Sochi, 92 onboard

A Russian Defense Ministry flight carrying dozens of people has vanished from the radar screens after departing from the resort city of Sochi, Russian media reported Sunday, citing preliminary findings. Presi...More..

Salvation Army makes final plea to meet 2016 goal
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Salvation Army makes final plea to meet 2016 goal

Luis Acosta of the Salvation Army here said the campaign had reached only 58 percent of its goal. The public will be able to continue to make donations around the Coulee Region area at counter kettles, and by...More..

After Israel vote, Trump promises change at UN
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

After Israel vote, Trump promises change at UN

Security Council. The resolution was first tabled by Egypt, but the country withdrew it under pressure from Israel and Donald Trump. But on Friday, New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela, and Senegal pushed f...More..

Elon Musk Confirms New Tesla Autopilot Update Coming Next Week
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Elon Musk Confirms New Tesla Autopilot Update Coming Next Week

The tweet by Musk implies that Tesla's new Enhanced Autopilot system is nearly ready and will soon be rolled out by the company. Despite being anchored on the intent to make driving safer, some vehicle owners...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Marcus Mariota Carted Off Field With A Bad Ankle Injury

Cassel has never been able to replicate his success with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2010, when he tossed 27 touchdowns with just seven interceptions across 15 games. But even if Mariota's season ended Saturday a...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Nigerian President Says Army Has "Crushed" Boko Haram by Capturing Key Camp

The mass kidnapping brought worldwide attention, and sparked the social media movement #BringBackOurGirls. "May God be with them", President Buhari said according to the Associated Press . The military said ci...More..

Malaysian bus crash kills 14 people
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Malaysian bus crash kills 14 people

Six Malaysians, six Singaporeans, two Myanmarese and one whose nationality was not verified died in the crash. "We will also analyse the preliminary information given by the police to identify the cause of th...More..

Warriors' Draymond Green returns Friday night versus Detroit
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Warriors' Draymond Green returns Friday night versus Detroit

In the first half, the Golden State Warriors were checking their phones and not focusing on their attention to detail on defence. Brooklyn was then outscored 10-2 in overtime. First, the Warriors seemed to ...More..

Lisa Marie Naegle: Murdered Reality Star's Family Reveals Shocking Investigation Details
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Lisa Marie Naegle: Murdered Reality Star's Family Reveals Shocking Investigation Details

Jackie Jerome Rogers has been formally charged with the murder of Lisa Marie Naegle . and we've learned the death penalty is off the table. Naegle, who appeared on the E! reality show " Bridalplasty ", went...More..

Mexico's San Pablito Fireworks Blast Death Toll Grows to 29 - State Governor
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Mexico's San Pablito Fireworks Blast Death Toll Grows to 29 - State Governor

Forty-seven remained in hospital Wednesday, many with severe burns covering their bodies. "But, that can change quickly", Dressel said . The Red Cross mobilized 25 ambulances , and some of the wounded wer...More..

by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

UN General Assembly to vote on preparing cases of Syria war crimes

The panel will "collect, consolidate, preserve and analyze evidence of violations of worldwide humanitarian law and human rights violations and abuses and prepare files in order to facilitate and expedite fair ...More..

Miles Teller crashes with Uber driver
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Miles Teller crashes with Uber driver

His girlfriend, Keleigh Sperry, was a passenger in the truck but according to the report neither of them were injured. An ambulance took two passengers who were riding in the Uber to the hospital with minor inj...More..

Zuma extends condolences to Russian Federation, family of murdered ambassador
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Zuma extends condolences to Russian Federation, family of murdered ambassador

Andrei Karlov's coffin was returned to Russian Federation after a ceremony at Esenboga airport, attended by senior officials and an honour guard of six Turkish soldiers. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusog...More..

Russian Athletes Face Suspension over Sochi Samples
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Russian Athletes Face Suspension over Sochi Samples

The new wave of Olympic doping cases is based on evidence provided this month by World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) investigator Richard... In the case of the 28 athletes being investigated, there was "evidence ...More..

UNSC Fails to Adopt US Draft Resolution on Arms Embargo to S
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

UNSC Fails to Adopt US Draft Resolution on Arms Embargo to S

Japan, Russia, China, Angola, Malaysia, Venezuela, Egypt and Senegal all abstained with ambassadors from those countries questioning the efficacy of the proposal. Power, who introduced the resolution, said that...More..

Berlin Attack Suspect Had Been Under Surveillance for Months: Offic..
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Berlin Attack Suspect Had Been Under Surveillance for Months: Offic..

Amri's wallet was found inside the cab of the truck, and German authorities on Wednesday issued a warrant for him, listing three different nationalities and six different names and birthdays that he presumabl...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Letters reveal Trump rants against Scottish offshore windfarm

A housing development would include a primary school, timeshare apartments, private villas and hundreds of... USA president-elect Donald Trump told the former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond he was "...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Australian Police Say They've Foiled Terror Plot Targetting Melbourne on Christmas Day

Ashton said there would be an increased police presence for the Boxing Day Test at the MCG and over the new year period, but there was no longer any direct threat. "This is one of the most substantial terroris...More..

UN Vote on Israeli Settlements Postponed
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

UN Vote on Israeli Settlements Postponed

Any council member can propose a draft resolution . Egypt's term date as a non-permanent member on the council is up next year. Hours later, Trump, posting on Twitter and Facebook , backed fellow conservati...More..

Turkish military claims it captured strategic roads in northern Syria
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Turkish military claims it captured strategic roads in northern Syria

Wednesday's battles, in which another 33 Turkish soldiers were wounded, were some of the deadliest yet in Turkey's almost four-month-old Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria. After the lightning speed o...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Indonesia police kill suspects plotting holiday attacks

Police became aware of the plot after interrogating other militants who were planning on carrying out a similar attack and were apprehended and arrested December 10, according to the Guardian. Another person ...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Syrian girl blogger, 7, meets Erdogan after evacuation

Bana's Twitter account became a hit during the siege and bombardment of Aleppo, sending out messages of distress that moved her many followers. "Me and Bana want to tell all the world how much kids and all peo...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Blast at Christian lobby building in Canberra

ACL managing director Lyle Shelton tweeted the incident shortly after 9:30pm yesterday, saying a vehicle had rammed its office in Canberra . "We've upgraded security at the office, but we never thought we'd ...More..

Monte dei Paschi stock tumbles as finance drive stutters
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Monte dei Paschi stock tumbles as finance drive stutters

European Banking Authority (EBA) stress tests showed it to be Europe's weakest major financial institution in July. The Italian parliament have approved a public sector bailout for struggling bank Monte dei P...More..

Kuwaiti Ambassador: No Pressure to Switch to Trump Hotel
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kuwaiti Ambassador: No Pressure to Switch to Trump Hotel

Reports emerged on Monday that the Persian gulf country's embassy cancelled a reservation with Four Seasons for alternate arrangements at Trump International Hotel. "Nobody contacted me", Salem al-Sabah told t...More..

Christmas forecast brings thunderstorms, not snow to Oklahoma
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Christmas forecast brings thunderstorms, not snow to Oklahoma

Temperatures are expected to bottom out just below freezing on Thursday night before giving way to a sunny Friday , when temperatures return to the low 40s. "Certainly blowing snow and hazardous driving is p...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

ISIS Officially Claims Responsibility For Berlin Christmas Market Terror Attack

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere - Germany's top security official - said Tuesday that authorities have "no doubt" that the attack was intentional. A Polish man found shot dead inside the lorry's cab. ...More..

Trump Sons Create Texas Nonprofit to Auction Off Access to President
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Trump Sons Create Texas Nonprofit to Auction Off Access to President

The Center for Public Integrity reports that the nonprofit was created on December 14, and notes that its donors don't have to reveal themselves, unlike, say, a PAC. The stories come just days after Eric Trum...More..

CCL moves in on $1.13bn Innovia business
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CCL moves in on $1.13bn Innovia business

Subject to approvals, the deal is expected to complete by the end of the first quarter of next year. Geoffrey Martin, chief executive of CCL, believes that the transaction will propel his company to world lea...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Most Filipinos support Duterte's war on drugs

Conducted from December 3 to 6, the SWS survey showed a satisfaction rating of 85 percent, a notch higher than the 84 percent recorded last quarter. In the same survey, Filipinos reported they were 85 percent...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Official calls on Taliban to free couple held 4 years

Caitlan Coleman is from York County and the video shows her and her husband pleading for President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump to secure their release. In the video, Coleman asks government offi...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Sinn Fein backs off Foster to save Stormont from collapse

Mrs Foster had faced down opponents, dismissing the vote as a "political stunt" with "no value". Mr Eastwood was speaking after the motion, backed by the majority of MLAs at Stormont, fell due to a mechanism ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Nigel Farage faces backlash over tweet

It describes itself as an organisation seeking "to challenge and defeat the politics of hate and extremism within local communities". Following Mr Farage's comments the campaign group Hope Not Hate said it ha...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Australia, France sign submarine deal

The overall cost of the submarine fleet, which includes separate agreements with USA and Australian contractors, is said to total Aus$50 billion (US$37bn). This fleet will, with the assistance of France, be b...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Federation Internationale de Football Association fines FAI for 'display of a political symbol'

The fine of £15,692 imposed on the Scottish Football Association came after Scotland players also wore poppy armbands. The Scottish FA received a fine of 20,000 Swiss francs for having the poppy on their jers...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

9 dead as truck crashes into Berlin Christmas market

Local German media cited police saying indications pointed to an attack, not a traffic accident. Police said the vehicle ran into the market outside the landmark Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church . According ...More..

Light snow and plunging temperatures with subzero wind chills
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Light snow and plunging temperatures with subzero wind chills

Currently, we can expect similar highs through Friday , and then a potential dip in temperatures for the holiday weekend. Wind Chill Advisories will be in effect for portions of western Kansas from 12-9 a.m....More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

O Panneerselvam to pitch for Bharat Ratna for former CM Jayalalithaa

After the death of Jayalalithaa, in first meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, the Tamil Nadu Cabinet also made a decision to recommend to the Central Government for the installation of her life-s...More..

New Jersey's presidential electors allot votes to Clinton
by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

New Jersey's presidential electors allot votes to Clinton

To prevent Trump from becoming president, Democratic activists must convince at least 37 Republican electors to abandon their candidate. "In light of the mounting evidence of foreign influence undermining our...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

BJP lambasts Congress for politicising Army Chief's appointment

Therefore, the background and operational experience of officers on the panel were considered in depth while selecting the next COAS (Chief of the Army Staff). However, the BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sha...More..

Wind Chill Advisory Remains In Effect Until Monday Morning
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Wind Chill Advisory Remains In Effect Until Monday Morning

This morning's temperatures will result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken, according to the weather service. Look to be in the deep freeze again today: The National Weather ...More..

Aleppo: Rebels 'burn' evacuation truce
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Aleppo: Rebels 'burn' evacuation truce

After the attack on the buses in Idlib, activists in east Aleppo reported that a convoy that left the besieged neighborhoods carrying civilians earlier on Sunday was turned back and Red Crescent teams withd...More..

Thousands in desperate wait for evacuation from Aleppo
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Thousands in desperate wait for evacuation from Aleppo

It was not immediately clear whether the alleged evacuation limits set by the insurgents in the two villages would undermine evacuation efforts in Aleppo. The cease-fire and evacuation from east Aleppo earlier ...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

Hamas mourns killing of group's drone expert

Mohammed Al-Zoari was a Tunisian aviation scientist and engineer who helped Hamas develop unmanned drones, among other weapons. The Israeli military had no comment. They gave his age as 49 and said he was a...More..

by | Monday, December 19, 2016

SNL Still Isn't Pulling Any Punches When it Comes to Donald Trump

In the " SNL " but, Goodman's Tillerson and Beck's Putin gleefully size up oil-drilling spots around the planet - all while ignoring Trump . Baldwin's Trump enthuses. Jutting Lower Lip Trump/Baldwin: "All I kn...More..

U.S. elector demands briefing on Russian Federation election interference
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

U.S. elector demands briefing on Russian Federation election interference

The video concludes with these famous people assuring the electors that they would earn their "respect" by performing this "service to the American people". Larry Tribe is also a professor at Harvard Law School...More..

Coalition airstrikes destroy air defense weapon in Syria
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Coalition airstrikes destroy air defense weapon in Syria

Before the IS group retook the city, it had been the focus of Russian and Syrian counter-Islamic State operations and not an area were the USA coalition was particularly active. On Thursday, U.S. -led coalition...More..

by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Traces of explosives found on EgyptAir crash victims

Moscow had suspended all flights to Egypt after the October crash, while Britain canceled flights to Sharm El-Sheikh, the Red Sea resort from which the Russian airliner took off. An Egyptian source familiar wit...More..

60th anniversary of Sri Lanka - Malaysia Diplomatic ties celebrated
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

60th anniversary of Sri Lanka - Malaysia Diplomatic ties celebrated

The president is secluded to attend a cultural show and a food festival before heading back to Sri Lanka. "It is the objective of Malaysia to enhance the investment and trade opportunities in every sector in ...More..