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Winter weather brings advisories, watches, to WNY and the Finger Lakes

The advisory was issued for northern New Jersey, as well as Westchester County, other north suburban and upstate counties, and the entire state of CT. In Wyoming County, a lake effect snow warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday. A cold fro...

India gets first AC local train: History of Mumbai's lifeline

The first and twelfth coaches from Churchgate end have been earmarked as ladies coaches, seven seats in the second and eleventh coach from Churchgate have been reserved for senior citizens while ten seats in the fourth and seventh coaches from Church...

United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea over ballistic missile tests

If approved, the resolution would cut deliveries of petroleum products, including diesel and kerosene, by nearly 90 percent, to the equivalent of 500,000 barrels. On Friday (22 December) the US-drafted resolution was voted for by North Korea's main...

North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North Korea on Friday in response to its latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang says can reach anywhere on the US mainland. The North Korean Foreign Minister ha...

Russia's Election Commission Says Navalny Ineligible to Run for President

Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny has called on Russians to boycott next year's presidential election, even as he vows to appeal a government ruling barring him from the campaign, according to DW. He could have run if he was given ...

Julian Assange's Twitter account is back, but the mystery remains

However, a source who works closely with WikiLeaks told the Gateway Pundit that they were not aware of any plans for Assange to deactivate his account. Assange can nearly certainly avail himself of several other social media accounts: @WikiLeaks,...

Firefighter's home damaged in Christmas Eve fire

Three families were displaced from their Far South side homes Christmas morning after an extra-alarm fire broke out at a Fernwood neighborhood. Authorities said the electrical fire began above the stove, but firefighters contained it in the attic.

Four dead after bus ploughs into pedestrian underpass in Moscow

There were also unconfirmed reports that some 15 people had been injured. The bus driver operating the vehicle told investigators that the bus started moving suddenly and that he applied the brakes, but they did not work. Interfax news agency rep...

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

The church is decorated with balloons, lanterns. In the Holy Family Catholic Church on MA Road Srinagar, the day began with carol singing in the prayer hall, followed by a message of peace and love by Father Roy who addressed the gathering.

'We say Christmas again very proudly'

It doesn't seem to matter to the group, or Trump, that Merry Christmas was constantly said under President Obama as anyone can see for themselves if they did a quick search of social media or even Google. "I predict that Santa will bring you buildi...

Israel Welcomes Guatemala's Announcement on Future Embassy Move

No other country has their embassy for Israel in Jerusalem, though the Czech Republic has said it is considering such a move. Netanyahu said on Twitter, "It is just the beginning and it is important". Last Thursday, the UN General Assembly overwh...

Catalonia election: Spain's Mariano Rajoy rules out new national vote

HEDGECOE: The deposed president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont , fled to Belgium when direct rule by Spain was introduced. By risking a parliamentary election in the region, Rajoy appears to have made the same mistake that leaders including Gre...

People Have Elected Amma's Successor, Says Dinakaran After Big Win

The seat was earlier represented by the former Chief Minister of Chennai J Jayalalithaa. Exit polls had given Dhinakaran a solid edge with prospects of a comfortable win, but the AIADMK was hopeful of romping home in view of getting back the part...

North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"

South Korea's foreign ministry told Reuters it is aware of the North Korean statement on the new sanctions, again highlighting its position that they are a "grave warning by the worldwide community that the region has no option but to immediately cea...

Someone Sent Steve Mnchuin A Box Of Poop For Christmas

Pictures from the scene show the package was wrapped with Christmas paper. According to the the Los Angles Police Department, the box was accidentally delivered to Mnuchin's neighbor in Bel Aire on Saturday. The LAPD said the Secret Service took ...

Withdraw triple talaq Bill: AIMPLB

The bill is being introduced in Parliament as the practice still continued despite the top court striking down "talaq-e-biddat" (instant triple talaq ). AIMPLB has called an emergency meeting on the matter. Jafaryab Zilani, the convener of the boa...

Palestinians die of wounds from Israel clashes in Gaza

The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza said Zakaria al-Kafarneh, 24, died after being shot in the chest in clashes near Jabalia, in northern Gaza. A Palestinian youth has died from wounds sustained in clashes with Israeli forces, along the border be...

CPI(M) welcomes Lalu verdict; BJP has double standards on corruption — Sitaram Yechury

Lalu Prasad was sent to Birsa Munda Central Jail. Angry RJD workers tried to stop the police vehicle when Lalu Prasad was being taken to jail. The sentence will be pronounced on January 3. "This is a game being played by Narendra Modi". Speaking ...

Lorde axes Israel shows amid tensions over Jerusalem recognition

In the letter, the two women said they worked together with others for "peace and justice in the Middle East and an end to Israeli apartheid". Lorde , 21, previously said she was considering what to do after two fans wrote her an open letter ...

Goa willing to consider amicable solution: Parrikar

Parrikar further says: "The discussion shall be without prejudice to our rights and contentions before the Honourable Tribunal, none of which are touched by this letter". He also clarified that Karnataka has claimed 14.98 tmcft of water out of the de...

Woman Dies After Being Stabbed In Aldi

The suspect was initially detained by courageous members of staff and shoppers. Wilf Beattie, 68, a grandad-of-eight, floored him before wrapping him in clingfilm. You were one of a kind, and you will definitely be the brightest star shining in the...

Flash flood, mudslides kill 133 people as tropical storm lashes Phil

Lanao del Norte suffered the most number of deaths at 62, including two deaths in Iligan City, followed by Zamboanga del Norte at 46. Vinta struck Mindanao, the archipelago nation's second-largest island on Friday, unleashing flash floods and mudsl...

Army personnel martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC

The casualties took place when Pakistani troops opened fire at the Indian Army patrol in Keri sector. The soldiers belonged to 2 Sikh Regment under 120 Infantry Brigade Battalion. Officials said maj Ambadas, 32, was from Bhandara district of Maha...

MISSILE ACTIVITIES: New & tougher sanctions underway for defiant North Korea

Reuters said on Thursday that the vote will be held as early as Friday local time. The U.N. Security Council is due to vote on Friday on a US -drafted resolution that seeks, yet again, to toughen sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest...

UPS orders 125 Tesla electric trucks

The new vehicles will be part of the company's alternative-fuel fleet of trucks. Last month, German logistics company DHL reserved 10 trucks. It intends to deliver a 70% savings in fuel costs per mile, as well as 60% lower maintenance costs, with...

Translator accused of spying for Russian Federation accompanied Ukraine PM on Ottawa visit

Ukraine's main security agency has arrested a senior government translator and accused him of being a Russian spy. A TRANSLATOR welcomed into Downing Street and photographed behind Prime Minister Theresa May is being held on suspicion of being ...

US backs re-election of Honduran president despite dispute

The controversial election came eight years after a military coup sparked by a previous president's flirtation with a second term, which was barred by the constitution at the time. He said that he would continue his efforts until an OAS meeting in ea...

Sportscaster Dick Enberg found dead at home at age 82

He leaves behind a wife, Barbara, and a daughter, Nicole. He worked for WSAM 1410 AM in Saginaw and eventually went on to Indiana University where he earned a master's and doctorate degree in health sciences. He was the radio play-by-play broadcaster...

North Korea 'preparing to load anthrax and VX onto ICBMs'

The report comes on the heels of a White House National Security Strategy that points at similar concerns. China has in the past proposed a "freeze for freeze" arrangement under which North Korea would stop its nuclear and missile tests in exc...

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president April 2018

According to an official release, the term extension is due to the damages provoked by Hurricane Irma that caused the modification of the initial electoral timetable. So far there is no candidate announced for the presidential succession but most for...

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After 17 days, killer whale lets dead newborn calf go

The calf was born on July 24 near Victoria, but died shortly after being given life. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal gro...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Goelman said that the deputy director's decision comes after the head of the office that normally handles disciplinary actions decided Strzok should instead face a demotion and 60-...

Canada seeks help on Saudi row

Being a reformer is not the same as being a democrat, however. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was "considering additional measures" against Canada, without elaborating. "We will do...

'Totally complicit': Omarosa Manigault Newman recorded her White House firing

In a tell-all interview with NBC's Meet the Press , she spoke in dramatic terms about the White House's difficulties with race, honesty and loyalty, at the same time that Pr...

Trump praises Mexico, threatens Canada with auto tariffs

Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the country was getting close to overcoming sticking points with the United States over the renegotiation of the North American F...

Erdogan vows to defy U.S. 'threats' after currency crash

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is appealing for calm as the country's currency plunges, urging people to change foreign money into local lira . The White House said he...

Erdogan says US 'wrong' to threaten Turkey after Trump doubles tariffs

A meeting between senior diplomats from the two countries on Wednesday in Washington did not produce significant progress to ease tensions over the trial of United States pastor...

Imran Khan's PTI, opposition parties struggle to consolidate their position in parliament

Imran Khan will take the oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 18, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader said on Friday. Former Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ay...

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

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Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...