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Flight cancellations, tips on flying in winter conditions

As Winter weather pounds New England, a number of flights have been affected. Flights are expected to resume at JFK Friday at 7:00am local time. As the storm began to wind down, the airport was continuing its focus on snow removal efforts. T...

Protests in Iran sees death toll continue to grow

A judicial official said some could face the death penalty. This time, however, the main takeaway of the protests is not clear, and neither is the outcome. The president has repeatedly issued tweets of support, noting that "The U.S.is watching". ...

No matter the laws, result is always abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar breach

Sanjay Jindal, Additional Director-General, UIDAI Regional Centre, Chandigarh, told the newspaper: "Except the Director-General and I, no third person in Punjab should have a login access to our official portal". On top of this, "Aadhaar is not a s...

1 dead, 19 tourists injured in Egypt hot air balloon crash

According to the reports, the incident was caused by strong winds. An official from Luxor's governor's office said the person killed was a 36-year-old woman from South Africa. The balloon, carrying tourists from different nationalities and Egyptia...

Jackpot-winning lottery ticket worth $120000 sold in York County

Earlier it emerged that the winning ticket was sold in Dublin but details of where the ticket was bought have not yet been released. Update 1.36pm: The victor of the €39m Euromillions jackpot has made contact with the National Lottery. "2017 was ve...

Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?

She put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents. The president referenced the case of a former U.S. Navy Sailor imprisoned for a year after taking photographs while on board a submarine as justification for his imprisonment call.

Injured In Bronx, NY Apartment Building Fire

The cause of the fire was not immediately revealed. Blake spoke to the paper at a candle-lit vigil held outside the gutted apartment building at 2363 Prospect Ave. The mayor said a child playing with a stove apparently touched off last week's blaze...

GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

Rep. Michele Bachmann hasn't ruled out a run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. One woman said he forcibly tried to kiss her in 2006, an accusation he vehemently denied. A special election will be held in Minnesota to permane...

Up to 4 inches of snow expected this week along Jersey Shore

Blowing snow with some scattered flurries possible in the evenings. Thursday night through Saturday morning the Williamsburg area could see low temperatures in the low single digits, according to Orrock. On Tuesday, apparent temperatures will hover...

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

Ms Haley told a press conference that the protests were "completely spontaneous" and showed a "long-oppressed people rising up against their dictators". He held back judgment on Pyongyang's offer to talk, saying: "Perhaps that is good news, perha...

Sue Grafton, writer of popular 'alphabet' mysteries, dies before finishing 'Z'

Putnam's Sons, told CNN . "Although we knew this was coming, it was unexpected and fast." "She had been fine up until just a few days ago, and then things moved quickly". "She was marvelous and fabulous and adored by everyone who knew her", sa...

Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

Lee Hee-Beom, the head of the Pyeongchang Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (POCOG) told AFP: "We actively welcome the North's suggestion that it is willing to engage in talks for the participation in the Olympics". This, Kim said, was "ir...

Scotland welcomes first babies of 2018

One family in New York City started the new year by welcoming the first baby born in 2018. Meanwhile, there are still some parts of America and Canada preparing to ring in the new year, with the last getting underway at midday our time. The baby gi...

'Ten dead' in Iran as anti-government protests continue

One official has confirmed the deaths of two protesters in Dorud in western Iran. However, they took on new importance after the economic protests began on Thursday, sparked by social media posts and a surge in prices of basic food supplies, like e...

India issues demarche after Palestine envoy shares stage with terrorist Hafiz Saeed

Earlier, Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that Palestine has conveyed regrets over its ambassador's presence at an event attended by global terrorist and mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed. Addressing the rally which was atte...

India, Pakistan exchange lists of prisoners, N-installations

The released fishermen entered India via Wagah border. Of the total, 399 are fishermen while 58 are common citizens. "We also await consular access to those Indian nationals in Pakistan's custody for whom it has so far not been provided, includin...

Brother of teen accused of slaughtering family pens tribute to parents, sister

A teenage boy in the U.S. state of New Jersey was in police custody Monday after being accused of gunning down his family on New Year's Eve with a semiautomatic rifle, authorities said . The suspect, who was not identified, was arrested at the home ...

Trump administration to continue to withhold military aid to Pakistan

The "Iranian people give no credit to the deceitful and opportunist remarks of USA officials or Mr. Trump", said Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, according to state television. "Pakistan is ready to publicly provide every detail of ...

'Classified' Huma Abedin emails found on Anthony Weiner's laptop

Abedin, a former Clinton aide who worked in the State Department, is divorcing Weiner, whose laptop was taken by Federal Bureau of Investigation authorities after he "sexted" a 15-year-old girl. In 2010, Abedin forwarded an email about Israel's Gaza ...

Instagram will now add 'Recommended' posts to your feed

The " Recommended for You " section will consist of three or five suggested posts, as shown in the live version. Users need not get it confused with their own home feed. Earlier this month, the company introduced a way to allow users to follow hasht...

South Korea seizes second ship amid North Korea sanctions row

The seizing of the ships is part of ongoing efforts to implement U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea. The Sam Jong 2 was one of four North Korean-flagged ships that were named by the United Nations on Thursday as being banned from en...

Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles fails to impress in regular-season finale

That game, was, in essence, a meaningless game and the Eagles beat Dallas, as many of their starters did not play much of the game. Just one more reason to tune in at 1 p.m. Dak Prescott is also looking to end 2017 on a high note after str...

More Wind Chill Advisories And Warnings Issued

The coldest values are expected to arrive Sunday night through Monday night, with the highest threat for unsafe wind chill values occurring during the early morning hours on both days. By Friday morning, Burlington will be up to 3 days in a row of lo...

Nawaz Sharif is leaving for Saudi Arabia

Nawaz and Shehbaz Sharif "will not be talking about national matters; they will be discussing issues being faced by the Muslim world and the region", he had said. Kaira said they would issue a joint declaration after All Parties Conference. "Not 14...

Russian Federation probe makes USA 'look very bad'

During an interview with Michael Schmidt of the New York Times on December 28, Trump explained exactly why he thinks he will win when he runs for re-election [VIDEO ] in 2020. Strzok, a veteran counterintelligence agent, was among those overseei...

Australian diplomat's tip a factor in FBI's Russian Federation probe

George Papadopoulos , who was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, was said to have disclosed to a senior Australian diplomat in the bar that Russian Federation had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton . White House special counsel Ty Cobb declined ...

George Weah Wins Liberian Presidential Run-off Election

Weah will succeed incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf next month in what will be Liberia's first democratic transition since 1944. The election commission revealed the former Chelsea and AC Milan star had won 61.5 percent of the vote based ...

Liberia's elections board certifies Weah presidential win

He wrote "Congratulations to the people of Liberia on the successful election of their new President, Mr. George Weah ". Speaking at the emotionally charged headquarters of the ruling Unity Party, where scores of partisans had converged in tears o...

Russian Security Agency Says Supermarket Bombing Suspect Arrested

Isis has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a St Petersburg supermarket that injured 13 Christmas shoppers, including a pregnant woman, with shrapnel. "What would have happened if those hundreds, thousands ... had come back to us, trained, arm...

Firefighters battle blaze in 12 storey building in Manchester

Images posted on social media show flames engulfing several floors and smoke billowing out, while crowds of people watched on from below the building in the city's Northern Quarter. Manchester Central MP, Lucy Powell, tweeted: "I have spoken with the...

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Iran wants Europeans to present economic package by end of May

Mr Khamenei made five demands to European countries, warning unless they were met Iran would resume its enrichment of uranium. The meeting between Iran, Britain, France, Germany,...

Congress threatens to block deal between White House and China on ZTE

The Commerce Department last month had blocked China's ZTE from importing American components for seven years, accusing it of misleading USA regulators, after it had settled cha...

US Warns Syria Of "Firm" Measures For Ceasefire Violations

The U.S. and Israel are growing increasingly concerned about Iranian military activities in Syria in support of Assad. The Israel Defense Forces refused to comment on the attack. O...

Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

After rain and wind blew through Hubballi, the entire roof of a building in Udyama Nagara there which houses Venkateshwara Steels and George Oakes, flew away. Salalah and the surro...

Putin reveals when he will step down as Russian Federation president

Mr Macron has been openly critical of Moscow's unwavering support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, whom he has repeatedly shielded at the UN Security Council by thwarting attem...

Tamil Nadu violence: CPI demands resignation of CM K Palaniswami

The Labour Party in Britain wants Vedanta Resources Plc.to be de-listed from the London Stock Exchange after 13 people died while protesting against Sterlite Copper's smelt...

Michael Cohen Got $500,000 After Trump Tower Meeting With Russian Oligarch

Vekselberg is Columbus Nova's biggest client. Intrater told the Times that Vekselberg had no role in the decision to hire Cohen. A representative for Vekselberg also did not resp...

2 hurt in Indiana middle school shooting; suspect in custody

Students and parents said Seaman, a science teacher who also coaches football and track, helped stop the shooter, who pulled out a gun and opened fire while a seventh-grade cla...

Campaigners make final pitches on eve of Ireland's abortion referendum

The letter said these experiences with the people they serve left the priests with the firm conviction of the wonder of human life that begins at conception. Abortion is an issue ...

Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as Chinese Heavy Bombers Circle the Island

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in January that he hoped "all African countries can appear in the family portrait of China-Africa cooperation, without anyone miss...

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Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

Ireland abortion referendum: What you need to know

The Late Late Show, as well as the Irish Times, conducted exit polls - that's where they stop voters on the way out of the polling station and ask them how they voted - on the is...

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

Peel Police Release An Update On The Mississauga Restaurant Bombing

According to Peel Regional Police, two suspects detonated the device and fled the scene. Three of them have suffered " critical blast injuries " and were rushed to a Toronto tr...

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 hurricane season

Weak El Nino conditions - water warming on the surface of the ocean along the equator - could develop during the hurricane season . No matter what the season may hold - looking ...

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

Russian Military Missile Was Responsible for Downing Deadly Flight MH17, Investigators Find

The JIT appealed for information from anyone who knew who gave the orders before the passenger jet was shot down. Prosecutors said they have presented their findings to Moscow an...

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

Meghan Markle Gets an Official Coat of Arms

The Arms features represent her home state of California as well as her new life as a member of the Royal Family . The Duchess of Sussex is now the holder of a Coat of Arms ...

North Korea's explosive,

North Korea's explosive, "peace-loving" gesture of dismantling its nuclear site

Many observers had expected a belligerent North Korean response to Trump's cancellation, but the comments by Kim, the North's vice foreign minister, seemed, at times , nearly me...

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Australian grandmother accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia to be hanged

Upon leaving Shanghai, Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was approached by a stranger, who asked her to take a backpack back to Melbourne. The grandmother, and mother-of-four, told la...

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Video shows road rage suspect hitting vehicle, man with sledgehammer

Police are still trying to identify the attacker and the victims. The SUV, in a scramble to leave the lot, causes its passenger to fall out of the vehicle . The man with the sled...

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Parents sue deadbeat son to get out of their house

Mark and Christina Rotondo brought the court case after several eviction letters offering money and other help were ignored. "Michael, after a discussion with your mother, we ha...