• Second fire in Bronx injures 16, including nine children
Second fire in Bronx injures 16, including nine children

The four-story building is home to a commercial furniture store and apartment units. Dozens of fire trucks were at the scene as thick smoke poured out of the building and flames were through the roof. None of the injuries are life-threatening, officials said . Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire o...

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  • North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations
North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations

The people are crying out for freedom. "What prevents the enemies and their hostile actions is the spirit of courage, self-sacrifice and faith among the people". diplomats pushed for a diplomatic solution. He has also refused to meet with American officials regarding the peace process, including U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt and White House plans f...

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  • Amber alert for 2 missing Texas girls who may have been kidnapped
Amber alert for 2 missing Texas girls who may have been kidnapped

The girls are Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith, 14, and Luluvioletta Mariposa Bandera-magret, 7. KHOU reports that authorities responded to a call regarding a welfare check at a home off of 2600 block of Leslie Court in Round Rock. He wears glasses and a beard. Authorities said Miles may be headed to Louisiana. Police believe the children...

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  • NMC Bill sent to Standing Committee
NMC Bill sent to Standing Committee

The bill also proposes to allow practitioners of alternative medicines, such as homoeopathy and ayurveda to practice allopathy after completing a bridge course. The bill is also aimed at bringing reforms in the medical education sector which has been under scrutiny for corruption and unethical practices. The draft bill was introduced by Union Hea...

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  • Brutal cold continues… Wind Chill WARNING through Tuesday
Brutal cold continues… Wind Chill WARNING through Tuesday

A wind chill advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Factor in wind chills, feel-like temperatures will be well below zero tonight . Warming this weekend will bring 40s on Sunday and Monday. That's a funnel of cold air being piped down straight from the Arctic Circle. Of course, mornings get a brutal...

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  • Activist & Daughter Of Eric Garner, Erica Garner, Has Died
Activist & Daughter Of Eric Garner, Erica Garner, Has Died

Eric Garner had argued with officers upon being approached for suspicion of selling loose cigarettes. Video of Mr Garner's arrest and his last words "I can't breathe" went viral on social media and became a key catalyst for the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  • Costa Rica plane crash leaves 10 foreigners dead, government says
Costa Rica plane crash leaves 10 foreigners dead, government says

The newspaper reported the plane had taken off from the capital San Jose at 11:37 am (1737 GMT) for the small sealed airstrip in Punta Islita, where the tourists boarded. An investigation into the cause of the crash will begin first thing Monday, Solis said. The plane went down in a heavily wooded area. "There are no people alive", Security Min...

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  • J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack
J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack

He warned more such attack on security force installations and camps in the state. With this, the number of CRPF who were killed in the encounter has reached five including the one who suffered a heart attack. The four-storey building consists of 3 blocks, and block-one is used for officer's family accommodation, the second block as main office whi...

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  • Community gathers for vigil honoring victims of deadly Bronx fire
Community gathers for vigil honoring victims of deadly Bronx fire

The New York Police Department says those who died in the Bronx fire Thursday night include girls ages 1, 2 and 7, and a boy. Commissioner Daniel Nigro (NY'-groh) says the blaze was accidentally ignited by a 3 ½-year-old boy playing with the burners on his mother's stove.

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  • Neighbors Hang 'Make America Gay Again' Sign at Mike Pence's Colorado Home
Neighbors Hang 'Make America Gay Again' Sign at Mike Pence's Colorado Home

A dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office referred The Washington Post to the White House press office Saturday, but sheriff's deputy Michael Buglione told the Aspen Times that Pence's next-door neighbors posted the banners shortly after the vice president and his family arrived on Tuesday.

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  • George Weah: Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths
George Weah: Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths

He also described the candidate of the ruling Unity Party, Vice President Joseph Boakai as a true statesman for his sportsmanship and respect for the ballot box in conceding defeat. Macron says the former soccer star and FIFA World Player of the Year still has "a special place in the French's hearts". The lawmaker who congratulate Weah pointed th...

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  • Indian Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets it back
Indian Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets it back

The complaint mentioned that lady constable did not allow her to enter in the Congress Office where she was invited to attend the meeting having entry pass. Kumari in her complaint accused the woman police of repeatedly slapping, manhandling, threatening to kill and stopping her from entering the Congress office during party President Rahul Ga...

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  • Afghanistan explosion: Shia organisation hit in Kabul
Afghanistan explosion: Shia organisation hit in Kabul

The White House issued a statement Thursday that condemned the attack and offered "its deepest condolences to the victims and their families". Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted the center because it "sends students to Iran to learn from the ayatollahs".

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  • Risky wind chills expected New Year's Eve
Risky wind chills expected New Year's Eve

Wind chill values of 15 below zero to 20 below zero are expected to be present then, the weather service said. Connecticut Meteorologists have issued a First Alert for extreme cold on New Year's Eve. Snow has left the Chicago area, but bitter cold air remains throughout the weekend. Sunday, temperatures will be even lower with a high of 12 degr...

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  • What George Weah told Liberians after winning presidential election
What George Weah told Liberians after winning presidential election

But Weah wasted no time in acknowledging his win. While with AC Milan, Weah in 1995 won World Player of the Year. Chelsea icon Didier Drogba has already sent Weah a congratulatory message. He was arrested in 2006. AC Milan offered their congratulations "to the Red and Black legend" who starred for the club over four seasons, picking up two Se...

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  • James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB
James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB

The Nittany Lions are now 7-0 in Fiesta Bowl games. Needing a score, Chris Petersen cracked open his book of trick plays. McSorley threw a backward pass to running back Miles Sanders , who failed to reel it in. Before the play, the Huskies (10-3) hadn't allowed a run over 35 yards all season. Washington was the final Pac-12 team to play in...

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  • The First Supermoon of 2018 Arrives on New Year's Day
The First Supermoon of 2018 Arrives on New Year's Day

Starting at 6:49 a.m., the moon's right edge will begin to glide into the dark shadow of our Earth. The full moon that occurs at this time in the year is nicknamed the Frost Moon due to Native American traditions or the Moon Before Yule as it is the last full moon of the season.

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  • Rare public protests spread across Iran amid spiraling inflation
Rare public protests spread across Iran amid spiraling inflation

A message calling for "No to high prices" protests was circulated recently on Telegram, he wrote in another tweet. Such mass protests without police permission are unusual in Iran and those taking part face arrest. Protesters raised the slogans "Death to Rouhani, and Death to the Dictator". The economy has improved since the landmark 2015 nucle...

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  • WEATHER: Friday, Dec. 29 - Chance of flurries
WEATHER: Friday, Dec. 29 - Chance of flurries

SUNDAY: A light wintry mix of flurries, freezing drizzle, sleet, and freezing rain is possible during the morning hours. Lake-enhanced snow showers are likely into Trumbull and Mercer counties this afternoon. Our region should "warm" back up into the 20s and 30s by Tuesday and Wednesday . Leave a drip of water in one of your faucets to a...

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  • Wade Davis Agrees To Terms With Rockies
Wade Davis Agrees To Terms With Rockies

He had great success as Chicago's closer, converting 32 of 33 save opportunities while posting a 2.30 ERA . Davis has only been a closer for two-and-a-half years and is also three years older than Chapman, and now he is set to earn more than the fireballing lefty despite that.

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  • 9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack
9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

The second assailtant was captured soon after, Reuters reported. A gunman on a motorcycle opens fire outside a church and at a store in a south Cairo suburb, killing at least eight Coptic Christians, and a policeman. Authorities have shut off the area around the church. Egypt's Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of the country's 93 mi...

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  • Husband wanted for questioning in Brooklyn wife's untimely death
Husband wanted for questioning in Brooklyn wife's untimely death

Wednesday in the basement of the home she shared with her husband and her toddler daughter on Sterling Place in the Crown Heights section. The development comes almost 24 hours after Tonie Wells, was found dead on the steps of her own Sterling Place home in Crown Heights.

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  • More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

He said that two blasts after the suicide bombing within the Tebyan center were caused by improvised explosive devices that inflicted relatively few casualties. Afghan Journalists Safety Committee condemned the attack "in the strongest terms possible", writing on Twitter. The incident follows an attack on a private television station in Kabu...

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  • Vanity Fair faces backlash for suggesting Hillary Clinton learn to knit
Vanity Fair faces backlash for suggesting Hillary Clinton learn to knit

The piece was widely blasted on Twitter , which Vanity Fair addressed in a statement yesterday by saying "It was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark". "I blew up all the tweets and I framed them all", said Carter in the New York Times . The Vanity fair crew said the former Secretary of State would do well to try knit...

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  • Powerball Winning Numbers: How To Claim Last Night's $337 Million Jackpot?
Powerball Winning Numbers: How To Claim Last Night's $337 Million Jackpot?

Players win $1 million if their Powerball ticket has matched the five numbers. No one matched all winning numbers. Powerball tickets may be purchased until 9:45 p.m. IN now holds the record for Powerball jackpot winners. The lottery pot is still growing this week, with almost a jackpot totaling $700 million across three different games .

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  • Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge
Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge

Senate election results are certified in Montgomery by Gov. Kay Ivey, Attorney General Steve Marshall and Secretary of State John Merrill . Democrat Doug Jones was formally declared the victor of the bitterly contested US Senate race in the southern state of Alabama on Thursday, whittling down the Republican majority in the chamber by a crucia...

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  • Erica Garner Was Reportedly Declared Brain Dead
Erica Garner Was Reportedly Declared Brain Dead

The 27-year-old mother of two had fallen into a coma on December 24, after suffering a heart attack , according to CNN . A worker running Garner's Twitter account stated Wednesday night that a "cat scan shows Erica suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest".

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  • Colder weather on the way
Colder weather on the way

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for much of the region. It wasn't that the VA's heating system wasn't working, but it couldn't keep up with the cold conditions. A "cold Arctic air mass" is expected to hit the Upstate from the north later this week, according to the weather service. But, it coul...

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  • Israeli Minister Plans to Name Train Station After Trump Following Jerusalem Decision
Israeli Minister Plans to Name Train Station After Trump Following Jerusalem Decision

On Dec. 6, Trump said he was officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing a longtime US policy and challenging a global consensus to leave the status of Jerusalem ambiguous until the final phase of any future peace process between Israelis and Palestinians.

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  • Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year
Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners before New Year

Ukraine's eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions have been mired in conflict since separatists declared their independence from Kiev in spring 2014, shortly after Russia's controversial annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region. Kiev accuses Moscow of sending troops and heavy weapons to the region, which Russian Federation denies. "I hope that t...

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  • You can't prepay property taxes forever
You can't prepay property taxes forever

Checks and cash are the only acceptable methods of payment this year, and must be postmarked by midnight December 31, or dropped at the county's Department of Finance, in the Division of Treasury. Orange Tax Collector Scott Randolph said the bill signed by President Donald Trump last week will have a sweeping impact on people's property tax b...

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  • Four People Found Dead in Upstate New York Home
Four People Found Dead in Upstate New York Home

Police officers in Troy, New York, were spotted marking off an area around a house where four people were found dead on Tuesday, WRGB-TV reported . Troy cops say they are investigating a homicide scene, and a state police official said four bodies were found.

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  • United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers
United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers

Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested in October after more than 300 Tramadol tablets were found in her suitcase. Plummer had claimed the painkiller, legal in the United Kingdom but banned in Egypt, was for her Egyptian partner, to treat his back pain.

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  • Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation used 'bogus' dossier to go after his campaign
Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation used 'bogus' dossier to go after his campaign

While it was unclear which particular discussion Trump was attempting to quote, " Fox and Friends " hosts did discuss the Steele dossier on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, President Trump's legal team makes a prediction on the Special Counsel's investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Christmas Tree Recycling at the Brush Recycling Center
Christmas Tree Recycling at the Brush Recycling Center

Once your Christmas celebration is finished, be sure to recycle your Christmas tree, now through January 7. Other early Christmas Trees, across many parts of northern Europe, were cherry or hawthorn plants (or a branch of the plant) that were put into pots and brought inside so they would hopefully flower at Christmas time.

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  • State Division delivers blunt response to North Korean missile launch
State Division delivers blunt response to North Korean missile launch

Kim Jong Sik, a veteran rocket scientist, and Ri Pyong Chol, a former senior air force commander, are often seen on television and in photographs with leader Kim Jong Un , walking down the red carpet or sharing a smoke with him to celebrate a successful missile launch.

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  • Mumbai commuters to get air-conditioned locals from Dec 25
Mumbai commuters to get air-conditioned locals from Dec 25

A single one-way trip between Churchgate and Virar will cost Rs 204 in addition to GST and surcharges. These coaches will also have an automatic door opening-closing system. In its maiden journey, the AC coaches will ferry passengers from Churchgate to Borivali for the first week, and from Churchgate to Virar from the next.

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  • Pak-China-Afghan FMs for promoting political mutual trust
Pak-China-Afghan FMs for promoting political mutual trust

On the agenda is security, development and economic cooperation. A first of its kind trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of China, Afghanistan and Pakistan is convening in Beijing . "In Kabul Process meeting which is going to be held in February, we will discuss what decisions need to be made", he said. Pakistan denies that and ...

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  • National Weather Service issues Wind Chill Advisory for Christmas Day
National Weather Service issues Wind Chill Advisory for Christmas Day

Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 below zero in portions of west central Wisconsin and central, east central, south central, southeast and west central Minnesota. Westerly winds around 10MPH gust to near 20MPH with wind chills in the 20s all day long. NEXT SNOW CHANCE: Our next snow chances starts later on Friday with current...

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  • Christmas celebrated with fervor and gaiety in Kerala
Christmas celebrated with fervor and gaiety in Kerala

The church was decorated with colourful buntings and balloons and it wore a festive look. Similar prayers were held at other churches including the Saint Joseph's Church in north Kashmir's Baramulla, the oldest Catholic Church in Jammu and Kashmir and at the Church in the tourist resort of Gulmarg.

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