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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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Jordan cancels part of 1994 peace agreement with Israel

Under Jordan's constitutional monarchy, only King Abdullah has the power to eventually rescind the peace deal with Israel. The 25-year lease expires next year. Israeli Prime Mini...

60 killed, many injured in India train tragedy

Police said it was "freak accident" as people did not hear the train approaching amid the din of festivities and fireworks. "This was an incident where people were trespassing on...

At least 17 people are killed after passenger train derails in Taiwan

The worst crash in recent years was in 2003 when 17 died and 156 were injured after a train on the Alishan mountain railway plunged into a chasm at the side of the track. Photos fr...

Israel steps up armored deployment on Gaza border

They, however, quoted the Israeli army saying that the protests were the least intense in recent weeks. The reports were also unclear as to whether ‎the Egyptian-brokered truce w...

WikiLeaks' Assange sues in Ecuador for better asylum terms - lawyer

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London for years to avoid being arrested by British cops for skipping bail. Assange's lawyers said t...

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

While speaking to the media outside the Civil Hospital, as reported by ANI , Sidhu said that the matter should not be politicised and that it was an accident and was not intention...

Euro Lower on Italian Budget Worries

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he will visit EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the near future to discuss the issue. The increase suggests investors ar...

Meghan's royal tour schedule pared back

The couple, who are expecting a child next spring , have 76 events on their schedule during their 16-day tour of Australia , New Zealand , Fiji and Tonga. Prince Harry poses w...

Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start

Meghan Markle , The Duke and Duchess of Sussex , visits Macarthur Girls High School in Sydney , Australia , Oct. 19, 2018. Prince Harry attended the Road Cycling Time Trials...

Southeast Asian Navies to Hold Drills With China Next Week

Asked at a press conference about the usefulness of such non-binding protocols in the light of a recent near-miss between a U.S. warship and a Chinese destroyer in the South Chin...

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Highway crashes up in states that legalized marijuana, study says

Highway crashes up in states that legalized marijuana, study says

Marijuana's role in crashes isn't as clear as the link between alcohol and crashes. the report notes. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study does not go as far as makin...

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Kerryn Phelps defeats Liberals Dave Sharma in Wentworth by-election

Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps amassed a huge lead over Liberal rival Dave Sharma in the early counting of the votes in the affluent division of Wentworth, which saw the favou...

Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Neither the organisers nor the police administration had barricaded the tracks to stop people from venturing onto them, preliminary investigations have revealed. The tragedy is hea...

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty urges United Nations investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

In public, Erdogan and top government figures have remained extremely cautious, often referring to a prosecutors' investigation and stopping short of pinning the blame on Saudi Ara...

Police find 63 foetuses in United States funeral home amid probe

Police find 63 foetuses in United States funeral home amid probe

Peter Parks, another attorney, and Cieslak say they have uncovered documentation showing Perry billed Medicare for holding proper burials for the remains, when they found they were...

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace

As Song called for giving what he called a "small gift" to induce the North, main opposition Liberty Korea Party Rep. Kim Moo-sung and Bareunmirae Party Rep. US officials are conc...

Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico — CARAVAN DEFIANT

Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico — CARAVAN DEFIANT

Cristian, a 34-year-old cell phone repairman from San Pedro Sula, Honduras , says he wants to reach the U.S.to work. They chanted , "Walk! Walk!" A smaller group walked to th...

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Two top Trump aides tangle outside Oval Office over immigration

Bolton was siding with the president, who has angrily blamed Nielsen for failing to staunch the flow of migrants across the border, while Kelly, who is protective of his protégé, d...

Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria's Deir Ezzor, says Putin

Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria's Deir Ezzor, says Putin

The White House said no official decision had been made to leave the treaty, known as INF. John Roberts now serves as the chief White House correspondent for FOX News Channel (F...