F-22s Fire Warning Flares at Russian Jets in Coalition Territory

The Russian Defense Ministry released a statement Thursday denying reports of an alleged "intercept" of Russian Su-25s by US F-22 fighter jets in Syria , APA reports quoting Sputnik. Pickart said Russian jets fly into US airspace in the de... More..

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Committee sets up countdown to Eighth Amendment referendum
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Committee sets up countdown to Eighth Amendment referendum

A parliamentary committee in the Republic of Ireland has voted to recommend changes to abortion law. Meanwhile, the committee also voted in favour of a recommendation by the Citizen's Assembly that abortion...More..

Israel thwarts Hamas Chanukah plot to kidnap soldier or settler
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Israel thwarts Hamas Chanukah plot to kidnap soldier or settler

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said in a combative speech that the US and Israel have found themselves isolated following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Two of them were i...More..

Trump discusses North Korea situation with Putin - White House
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Trump discusses North Korea situation with Putin - White House

Putin said the USA and North Korea should "stop whipping up tensions" after Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traded insults for months over the North's nuclear ambitions. "We can objectively see quite ...More..

Maybe now attention can turn to children's health care
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Maybe now attention can turn to children's health care

My husband's working, and our insurance right now is 12 percent of our income - just for my husband and I. And it's not very good insurance either". But the temporary stopgap measures can't last, and some stat...More..

Tillerson's offer of talks hinges on North Korea
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Tillerson's offer of talks hinges on North Korea

The White House later issued a statement saying that Trump's position on the issue, for North Korea to surrender its weapons and cease missile testing altogether, has not changed. She says the Trump administr...More..

In India : Court sentences man to death for brutal rape, murder
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

In India : Court sentences man to death for brutal rape, murder

The court Tuesday had found Islam guilty under Sections 376 (rape), 302 (murder), 449 (trespassing into house) and 342 (wrongful confinement) of the IPC. The prosecution has described it as a rarest of rare cas...More..

New bride attacked by shark during Caribbean honeymoon
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

New bride attacked by shark during Caribbean honeymoon

A couple from SC were enjoying their honeymoon in the Caribbean last week until they went swimming with sharks, and one shark went off script. Friends and curious spectators nearly immediately posted question...More..

Exit polls predict BJP heading for sweep in Gujarat, HP
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Exit polls predict BJP heading for sweep in Gujarat, HP

In the 2012 Assembly elections in Gujarat, the BJP had won 115 seats, the Congress 61 and others , six. The Today's Chanakya exit polls on the Himachal Pradesh elections predicts 55 seats for the BJP and...More..

The Church of the Good Shepherd Advent & Christmas Worship Events
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

The Church of the Good Shepherd Advent & Christmas Worship Events

The Kimmell United Methodist Church will host a free community Christmas dinner Thursday, Dec. 21, at the church. Community Congregational Church will celebrate Christmas Eve with a Candlelight Worship Se...More..

Bill barring abortion based on Down syndrome diagnosis passes OH legislature
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Bill barring abortion based on Down syndrome diagnosis passes OH legislature

If the bill is enacted, OH would become the latest state to try to stop women from aborting fetuses when they discover through prenatal testing that they have a chromosomal defect. We expect Gov. Kasich will si...More..

Semi-truck hits school bus full of kids, causing it to flip
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Semi-truck hits school bus full of kids, causing it to flip

Stanley Lockwood, 45, of Orlando, did not stop his vehicle in time and rear-ended the school bus, FHP Lt. Gregory Bueno said. Troopers say 39 students were on the bus when it was hit. Two students suffered seri...More..

Student Allegedly Offering Chicken Alfredo for Sexual Favors With Minor
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Student Allegedly Offering Chicken Alfredo for Sexual Favors With Minor

Part of the agreement was that Maruna would bring lubricant, Sprite soda and chicken alfredo, seemingly in exchange for sex . According to police , Maruna began chatting with the undercover cop on a dating...More..

NGT declares Amarnath Cave as
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

NGT declares Amarnath Cave as "Silence Zone", former CM Omar reacts

A three-member bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar clarified the matter on Thursday and directed its registry to send the copy of the clarified order to the secretary of the Ministry of the Environment and ...More..

Bermuda is banning same-sex marriage, months after legalising it
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Bermuda is banning same-sex marriage, months after legalising it

After Governor Mike Pence of IN signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which allowed business owners to deny service to patrons based on sexual orientation, the state found it necessary to spend $2 mil...More..

For the first time in months, Gov. Cuomo finally speaks to reporters
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

For the first time in months, Gov. Cuomo finally speaks to reporters

Currently, a loophole enables those convicted of some misdemeanors to keep their firearms. "This year will be remembered as the year of reckoning, when both the tragedy of mass shootings and cultural and inst...More..

Winter Weather Advisory for Otsego County until 6 pm Wednesday
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory for Otsego County until 6 pm Wednesday

Between four and six inches of snow is possible by late Wednesday afternoon with the highest amounts expected over the Fox Cities, according to the Weather Service. and 2 a.m. that could bring another 3 inche...More..

Mo Brooks Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in House Floor Speech
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Mo Brooks Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in House Floor Speech

Brooks said he has "a very good cure prognosis". Brooks said the public should do not forget to not take health or family for granted, age-appropriate men should get Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) tests, and...More..

World Bank to stop financing upstream oil, gas after 2019
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

World Bank to stop financing upstream oil, gas after 2019

While world leaders come together to discuss how their nations can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with the Paris Agreement, the World Bank's announcement also reaffirmed its commitment to the c...More..

Plane carrying 25 people crashes near northern Saskatchewan airport
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Plane carrying 25 people crashes near northern Saskatchewan airport

It was a two-engine ATR 42 turbo prop plane and was en route to Stony Rapids on a scheduled flight when it crashed, the spokesman added. Darryl McDonald said his 70-year-old mother, Ernestine, suffered a brok...More..

by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Pence pushes off trip by three days, now set to arrive Wednesday

Diplomatic sources in Jerusalem dismissed as baseless speculation that Pence's postponement had anything to do with widespread Palestinian and Muslim criticism over the U.S. He is scheduled to be welcomed Thurs...More..

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Not as cold tonight; cloudy skies through the weekend
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Not as cold tonight; cloudy skies through the weekend

Still looks as though our rain chances return Sunday ahead of our next cold front. Sunshine will help warm highs back to where we were Monday - expect widespread 50s and 60s. Tonight's skies will be mostly...More..

United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearize North Korea
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearize North Korea

He made his remarks following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo Thursday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington is open to possible talks with North Korea but th...More..

Ukraine gas transit to fall temporarily after Austria blast
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ukraine gas transit to fall temporarily after Austria blast

Baumgartan passes 40 billion cubic meters of gas annually, which is about 10 percent of Europe's gas imports. A spokesman for the fire brigade said a number of cars in the auto park had melted due to the ...More..

Aadhaar Mandatory Linking: SC's To Hear Case Today
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Aadhaar Mandatory Linking: SC's To Hear Case Today

The bench comprising five judges-Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , justices D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar and Ashok Bhushan has been constituted. Senior advocate Anand Grover raised the issu...More..

Senior figures in far-right group Britain First arrested at Belfast court
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Senior figures in far-right group Britain First arrested at Belfast court

Paul Golding , the leader of the far-right group Britain First , has been arrested in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Officers made the arrest immediately after she had signed bail on charges of making a hate spe...More..

Bangladesh president leaves for Istanbul to join special OIC summit
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Bangladesh president leaves for Istanbul to join special OIC summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the current chairman of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has announced that the leaders of the OIC members would adopt a road map on the United States decision t...More..

Israel hits Gaza, arrests senior Hamas members
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

Israel hits Gaza, arrests senior Hamas members

Locals told Ma'an that the airstrikes targeted at least five sites across the coastal enclave. The photos and captions, distributed by major photo agencies including Agence France Presse ( AFP ) and Associated ...More..

No consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pak tells ICJ
by | Thursday, December 14, 2017

No consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pak tells ICJ

The suspect was said to be an officer of the Indian navy working for the spy agency to destabilize Pakistan. No date has been fixed for the case to resume in the ICJ. Video evidence of an Indian Navy submarin...More..