The Newest: Pence says 'actual progress' in battle in…

Pence said he hoped his presence there was tangible evidence that the United States was "here to see this through". Pence said that Ghani offered assurances that Afghanistan was preparing for parliamentary elections next year and a presidential e... More..

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London Zoo: 70 firefighters battle blaze at cafe and shop
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

London Zoo: 70 firefighters battle blaze at cafe and shop

A cafe, including an animal petting area, and gift shop are said to be "currently alight". A number of zoo staff have been treated for smoke inhalation and shock. Zoo management, meanwhile, said the attractio...More..

CONFIRMED: Donald Trump wall WILL be built… in IRELAND
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

CONFIRMED: Donald Trump wall WILL be built… in IRELAND

The wall, approved by the Clare County Council, will prevent erosion on a public beach adjacent to Trump International Golf Links & Hotel that is often battered by harsh storms during the winter. President Trum...More..

Saudi Arabia agrees to re-open key Yemen port of Hodeidah
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia agrees to re-open key Yemen port of Hodeidah

Saudi Arabia said on November 4 it had captured a ballistic missile over Riyadh's King Khaled Airport, an assault that drove the coalition to close Yemeni ports. Tuesday's attack happened hours before Saudi ...More..

President Trump Signs Massive Tax Package Into Law
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

President Trump Signs Massive Tax Package Into Law

But he scrapped plans for a more formal signing ceremony in the new year to get it signed before heading to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Every indication this will be a very merry Christmas for Presid...More..

Lalu hopes for favourable verdict in fodder scam case
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Lalu hopes for favourable verdict in fodder scam case

The conviction got him five years imprisonment, disqualification from Lok Sabha (he was then sitting MP from Saran) and a ban on contesting elections for six years after his jail term ends. In this case, judgme...More..

Researchers Doubt US Claim North Korea Behind Wannacry Ransomware
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Researchers Doubt US Claim North Korea Behind Wannacry Ransomware

Bossert wrote in the Wall Street Journal this week that "after careful investigation" the U.S. WannaCry infected some 300,000 computers in 150 nations in May, encrypting user files and demanding hundreds ...More..

Sessions orders review of DEA Hezbollah investigation following expose
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Sessions orders review of DEA Hezbollah investigation following expose

The US Justice Department revealed that Sessions directed a review of the DEA investigations to ensure that "there were no barriers constructed" by the Obama administration to allow the DEA agents to fully comp...More..

26 killed after bus falls off bridge into river in Rajasthan
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

26 killed after bus falls off bridge into river in Rajasthan

Death toll may rise, police said. "State government is closely monitoring the situation, including rescue operations, and providing all possible assistance to those affected", he tweeted. Speaking to ANI , Sub...More..

90 killed, dozens missing in Philippines mudslides, flooding triggered by storm
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

90 killed, dozens missing in Philippines mudslides, flooding triggered by storm

Tubod police officer Gerry Parami told the AFP news agency tha there had been at least 19 deaths in the town. He said volunteers were digging through mud to try to recover bodies in the village of Dalama. Thr...More..

California wildfire is now largest in recorded history
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

California wildfire is now largest in recorded history

The improving conditions allowed officials to lift many evacuation orders on Thursday. The Thomas fire , which has torn through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in recent weeks, has become California's lar...More..

All significant California wildfire evacuation orders lifted
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

All significant California wildfire evacuation orders lifted

Thursday. Images from NASA satellites show sharp contrasts in the amount of smoke billowing from the Thomas fire , one of the largest wildfires on record in California. The legislation is being authored by S...More..

Missing West Virginia teen found safe
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Missing West Virginia teen found safe

Hall has been missing since Monday, where she was last seen at the Super 8 Motel in Lewisburg. The statement said the teen was with Christopher Rider, a 27-year-old sex offender, and another man. A statement ...More..

by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat again, meet victorious Congress MLAs

The truth is Rafale deal is changed by the Prime Minister himself and a businessman is rewarded. People of Gujarat told us there is no model. "Whether it is depositing Rs 15 lakh in each bank account, whether i...More..

'Entirely defensive in nature'? USA greenlights supply of lethal arms to Ukraine
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

'Entirely defensive in nature'? USA greenlights supply of lethal arms to Ukraine

The US has not provided lethal defensive equipment to Ukraine, Nauert said, nor has it ruled out doing so. Anti-tank weapons have always been seen as a critical capability to allow the Ukrainian military to c...More..

Ninth Circuit Slaps Down Trump's Travel Ban a Third Time
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Ninth Circuit Slaps Down Trump's Travel Ban a Third Time

The ruling says Trump's proclamation makes no finding whatsoever that simply being from one of the countries cited in the ban makes someone a security risk. "I have always believed that the rule of law, reinf...More..

Japan's 2018 Defense Budget Includes $1.2B for Ballistic Missile Defense
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Japan's 2018 Defense Budget Includes $1.2B for Ballistic Missile Defense

Japan's procurement of defense equipment from the United States government is expected to reach a record high in the next fiscal year that begins in April. Acquisitions under the FMS program are expected to ex...More..

Sea Turtle Rescued After Getting Entangled In $53 Million Worth of Cocaine
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Sea Turtle Rescued After Getting Entangled In $53 Million Worth of Cocaine

They were able to eventually cut the animal free and recovered over 75-feet of line to prevent any further entanglement. Cocaine use and availability in the United States is on the rise, according to a report...More..

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total a holly jolly $547M
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total a holly jolly $547M

The Massachusetts State Lottery has three games this week that total over a half billion dollars which include Mega Millions , Powerball and Megabucks Doubler. Since Sept, 30, 2015, according to Powerball ...More..

Messy holiday travel hits country from Rockies to the Northeast
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Messy holiday travel hits country from Rockies to the Northeast

Winter storm warnings are in place for York, Cumberland and southern Oxford counties, where cold surface temperatures could freeze rain on Saturday as it falls from warmer temperatures higher up. "Exact amoun...More..

Russian-linked Facebook content: How to check if you were duped
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Russian-linked Facebook content: How to check if you were duped

Instead, it only discloses whether a user liked or followed an account or page created by the Internet Research Agency. Almost 150 million Facebook and Instagram users may have seen paid ads and organic post...More..

Pre-pay property taxes now to keep deduction
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Pre-pay property taxes now to keep deduction

The executive order signed by Cuomo temporarily negated state and local laws that prevented local officials from accepting advance payments on property tax bills - but it would still be up to local governments ...More..

Air in Frat House Registers on Breathalyzer After Massive Party
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Air in Frat House Registers on Breathalyzer After Massive Party

So much booze was being consumed at last month's party that Montgomery County Police said the air inside of the building tested positive for alcohol. Neighbors called the cops to complain about the loud music...More..

United States backs re-election of Honduran president despite vote controversy
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

United States backs re-election of Honduran president despite vote controversy

At least 17 people have died in the post-electoral violence. The FA also expressed its solidarity with the candidate Salvador Nasralla and with the Honduran people, who "resolutely face such fraud ", from th...More..

Auto esce di strada e si schianta contro un muretto
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Auto esce di strada e si schianta contro un muretto

Il ragazzo stava percorrendo di notte la provinciale che collega Santa Venerina con Linera. Il mezzo, sbandando, si è schiantato contro alcuni cassonetti e una campana per la raccolta differenziata e finendo ...More..

House panel asks Trump ex-top aide Bannon to testify
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

House panel asks Trump ex-top aide Bannon to testify

In a White House meeting the following day, Bannon told Kushner that the administration has "a decision-making problem". "Mr. Lewandowski called the White House team too insular, and he said it had done l...More..

Coroner: Vegas gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Coroner: Vegas gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

His death was ruled a suicide. All 58 deaths were ruled as homicides. From his hotel room on the 32nd-floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, Paddock opened fire on a country music festival happening across the stre...More..

New York Giants set to interview ESPN analyst for vacant GM job
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

New York Giants set to interview ESPN analyst for vacant GM job

He met with Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi, who is serving as a consultant for the team's search. Over the last 16 years, Abrams has served as the team's assista...More..

North Korea begins tests to load anthrax onto ICBMs, newspaper says
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

North Korea begins tests to load anthrax onto ICBMs, newspaper says

The report cited by Bloomberg News says the North is testing the biological agent to see if it can survive the huge temperatures the missiles generate. North Korean state television reported last month the ...More..

Mayor Strickland: Memphis Confederate statues are gone but challenges remain
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Mayor Strickland: Memphis Confederate statues are gone but challenges remain

The current debate goes back to a mass shooting in 2015, when a self-described white supremacist shot and killed nine people in a predominantly black church in Charleston, South Carolina . After years of dis...More..