Winter storm heading east, could snarl travel

The snow will come to an end by late Friday , and we will have some sunshine to look forward to over the weekend. Light snow will spread in this afternoon and evening. Gov. Jeff Colyer has issued a State of Disaster Emergency declaration for in resp... More..

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Iraq Officially Recognises Christmas Day A National Holiday
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Iraq Officially Recognises Christmas Day A National Holiday

He exhorted Christians to pursue preaches of Jesus Christ. The governor, in his Christmas message to the people of Kaduna State, asked the people of the state to pray for peace. "I am happy and thankful to ...More..

Japan says it will resume commercial whaling, leave worldwide commission
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Japan says it will resume commercial whaling, leave worldwide commission

The IWC, which imposed a commercial moratorium in the 1980s due to a dwindling whale population, rejected Tokyo's request to resume commercial whaling in September. A statement by Japan's government said th...More..

Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

The helicopter crashed only few moments after it took off, leaving its two pilots and a third passenger on board dead. Alonso had been in office for only 10 days. An electoral tribunal had to validate the res...More..

Trump visits troops in Iraq
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump visits troops in Iraq

No wonder some Twitter users suspected that "doing the right thing for the troops" was far down on Trump's list of reasons to make the trip to Iraq. And as such, the commander in chief was fulfilling what is vi...More..

Justice Ginsburg leaves hospital after cancer surgery
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Justice Ginsburg leaves hospital after cancer surgery

The nodules were found after Ginsburg fractured three ribs in November. The court is slated to resume its work on January 7, 2019. At 85, Ginsburg is the high court's eldest sitting justice. From her hosp...More..

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Arms Depot near Damascus
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Arms Depot near Damascus

It added that the Israeli warplanes fired the missiles from Lebanese airspace. Later on Wednesday, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs slammed the Israeli aerial attacks as a violation of the Syrian sover...More..

Trump's withdrawal decision may boost ties with Ankara
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Trump's withdrawal decision may boost ties with Ankara

In August, Riyadh said it would contribute $100m to northeast Syria for "stabilisation projects" in areas once held by IS and now controlled by US-backed forces, but it remains unclear if Trump was referrin...More..

Militants attack Libyan Foreign Ministry
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Militants attack Libyan Foreign Ministry

Interior Minister Fathi Ali Bashagha said however that apart from the attackers only two people were killed, adding that investigations were continuing into the identity of the assailants. "We will work with th...More..

An 8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in USA custody on Christmas
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

An 8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in USA custody on Christmas

The child was treated with amoxicillin and ibuprofen and then released Monday afternoon back to the Border Patrol. The boy was returned to the hospital on Monday evening with nausea and vomiting and died ther...More..

by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Government stays closed as long as Dems reject wall

In a later tweet , he said the administration just awarded a contract for a section of wall in Texas and that "Democrats must end Shutdown and finish funding". Meanwhile, he declined to estimate when the part...More..

Weather Authority: Light snow on Christmas & late week rain/snow mix
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Weather Authority: Light snow on Christmas & late week rain/snow mix

Wednesday and Thursday are dry and sunny with highs in the 30s. Most Canadians won't be getting a white Christmas this year, The Weather Network forecasts. Rain will continue for the rest of us into Thurs...More..

Syrian army sends reinforcements towards Kurdish-controlled Manbij
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Syrian army sends reinforcements towards Kurdish-controlled Manbij

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters at a briefing on Tuesday that "if Turkey says it will enter, it will". Now that Trump's decision to withdraw has completely changed the operational picture on the ground, wil...More..

Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif jailed for seven years on corruption charges
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif jailed for seven years on corruption charges

However, Judge Arshad Malik reserved the verdict in Al Azizia reference and Flagship Investment on Wednesday. Sharif was taken into custody soon after the verdict. He said his party would launch nationwide pe...More..

2 suspects arrested in Gatwick airport chaos released
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

2 suspects arrested in Gatwick airport chaos released

Update 12 .30: The pair were released without charge and police have gone on file saying that they are " No longer suspects ". He told the BBC that the drone disruption at Gatwick was "unprecedented anywher...More..

U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $500m in Otto Warmbier's death
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $500m in Otto Warmbier's death

In a strongly-worded opinion, Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the US District Court for the District of Columbia said the large award was necessary to punish and deter North Korea. When his parents boarded a plan...More..

This is why Indonesia's tsunami warning failed
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

This is why Indonesia's tsunami warning failed

Anak Krakatau had been spewing ash and lava for months before a 64-hectare (0.64 square km) section of the southwest side of the volcano collapsed , an Indonesian official said. And the tsunami and natural d...More..

Four men charged with affray over incident on cargo ship in Thames
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Four men charged with affray over incident on cargo ship in Thames

The four were locked in a cabin, but succeeded in escaping yesterday. The situation was brought to an end following a late night operation by Margate and Ramsgate RNLI, Coastguard, police , Navy and the Nava...More..

Donald Trump says discussed ‘highly coordinated’ Syria pullout with Turkey President Erdogan
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Donald Trump says discussed ‘highly coordinated’ Syria pullout with Turkey President Erdogan

Days later, special envoy McGurk made a similar move, saying he could not support Trump's Syria decision that, he said , 'left our coalition partners confused and our fighting partners bewildered'. Over the we...More..

NORAD Santa 2018 Set to Go
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

NORAD Santa 2018 Set to Go

Terrence O' Shaughnessy , commander NORAD and U.S. Northern Command. But any concerned parties can breathe easy knowing that in spite of a government shutdown that may or may not continue on through the ne...More..

Live from the Senate floor after partial government shutdown
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Live from the Senate floor after partial government shutdown

Mulvaney would only say the offer was between Trump's $5.7 billion request and the $1.3 billion Democrats have offered. Mulvaney predicted the shutdown could go into January, when Democrats assume control...More..

Arrest Made For Murder of Former Warden Woman in Colorado
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Arrest Made For Murder of Former Warden Woman in Colorado

On Nov. 25, three days after she had vanished, text messages were still being sent from her phone - one to her fiance and one to her employer, explaining that she would not be showing up for work, police said. ...More..

Light snow is looking more likely for Christmas morning
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Light snow is looking more likely for Christmas morning

To the east of it, a seasonal start with some frost at least giving the impression of a white Christmas. The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. A batch of snow...More..

USA braces for lengthy government shutdown
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

USA braces for lengthy government shutdown

The shutdown caps a perilous week for the president, with Defense Secretary James Mattis resigning in protest at Trump's sudden decision to pull U.S. "Republicans control the House, the Senate, and the White...More..

Ottawa calls detention of Canadians 'arbitrary' and demands their immediate release
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Ottawa calls detention of Canadians 'arbitrary' and demands their immediate release

Canada apprehended the Huawei chief financial officer on December 1, when she was changing planes at Vancouver International Airport, in response to a request from the United States under an extradition treaty...More..