• South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'
South Korea says North close to 'weaponization'

Kono and Tillerson met in NY just ahead of a U.N. Security Council ministerial-level meeting on North Korea's nuclear program, chaired by Japan, which holds the Security Council presidency this month. Japan has now frozen the assets of 103 companies and organizations and 108 individuals under either its own sanctions or Security Council resolut...

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  • Very cold overnight; dry Sunday ahead
Very cold overnight; dry Sunday ahead

For tonight , temperatures will fall into the 40s fairly quickly after sunset , but then remain steady in the lower 40s from there on. Isolated storms with heavy rain and gusty wind are possible Monday and Tuesday with just showers likely Wednesday .

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  • NY woman attempted to send bitcoin to Islamic State, feds say
NY woman attempted to send bitcoin to Islamic State, feds say

Prosecutors said Shahnaz, a USA citizen, lied to obtain a $22,500 loan and fraudulently applied for more than 12 credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other currencies over the internet. The FBI New York Joint Terrorism Task Force kept this woman from her unsafe and potentially deadly goal. She used the loan and new lines of credit to purchase almost 6...

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  • Sheriff says Virginia woman was killed by her dogs, friends suspect otherwise
Sheriff says Virginia woman was killed by her dogs, friends suspect otherwise

Be that as it may, the main awful damage she endured was to her throat and face, Agnew said. Agnew noted that Stephens' death was not a homicide and that there were no strangulation marks on her body. It took officers an hour and a half to catch the dogs when they arrived at the scene. The dogs were reported each weighing as much as Stephens. ...

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  • Kihuen Will Not Seek Reelection
Kihuen Will Not Seek Reelection

The House Ethics Committee announced Friday it will open an investigation into the allegations, which Kihuen said Saturday he intends to fully cooperate with. Kihuen has been accused of making unwanted advances toward an employee on his 2016 congressional campaign and a lobbyist during his time as a state legislator.

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  • Ski lift malfunction in Pennsylvania injures 5
Ski lift malfunction in Pennsylvania injures 5

A reporter for WJAC-TV wrote with the video on Twitter, "Uploaded anonymously to the Snapchat map, this video appears to show moments after a ski lift accident that has injured at least three people at Tussey Mountain". May not be able to run it today. A chair carrying skiers and snowboarders slipped along the haul rope and slid backwards into th...

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  • Alexander leads in Bennelong but early count shows swing against Liberals
Alexander leads in Bennelong but early count shows swing against Liberals

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's one-seat majority in the lower house hangs in the balance as voters head to the polls in the Bennelong by-election. "No, it is definitely not", tweeted Graeme Innes, the former Disability Discrimination Commissioner, in response to a comment that Mr Alexander's comment would not go down well.

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  • With Rubio, Corker back on board, GOP speeds ahead with tax plan
With Rubio, Corker back on board, GOP speeds ahead with tax plan

The legislation includes seven individual tax brackets, eliminates the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate penalty, and preserves the tax-free status of graduate tuition waivers, among other things. All Democrats have signaled they will vote against the bill, citing the estimated $1.5 trillion it will add to the national debt over the next 10 ...

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  • Video captures moment ecstatic teen learns he got into Harvard
Video captures moment ecstatic teen learns he got into Harvard

It is the third year in a row that a student from TM Landry College Preparatory in Breaux Bridge, La., is going to Harvard . Earlier this December, Aryton's older brother Alex Little, a Senior at TM Landry, was accepted to Stanford University .

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  • Rocket Fired at Israel Hits Home of Gaza Terrorist
Rocket Fired at Israel Hits Home of Gaza Terrorist

Israel carried out a series of air strikes against Islamist group Hamas in Gaza early today, the army said, hours after more rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave. Israel is ready "for any scenario", Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said yesterday in regards to a potential war on the Gaza Strip in response to the increase in demonstrati...

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  • Wedding Date! We Know When Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Are Getting Married
Wedding Date! We Know When Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Are Getting Married

Royal weddings usually take place on a weekday. Within the chapel are the tombs of ten sovereigns, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour, and Charles I. Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle will tie the knot on May 19. In his engagement interview he said "the stars were aligned" when he fell for his future...

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  • Pentagon searched for UFO at request of Harry Reid
Pentagon searched for UFO at request of Harry Reid

The newspaper reported most of the money went to an aerospace research company run by a billionaire entrepreneur Robert Bigelow, a longtime Reid ally whose company is now working with NASA to produce expandable vehicles for human use in space.

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  • CDC banned from utilizing 'evidence-based' and 'science-based' in official paperwork
CDC banned from utilizing 'evidence-based' and 'science-based' in official paperwork

The words? " Diversity ", " entitlement ", "evidence-based", " fetus ", " science-based ", " transgender ", and " vulnerable ". The other banned words were decent variety, privilege, defenseless, hatchling, and proof based, with the CDC staff in the meeting supposedly told that as opposed to utilizing the expressions confirm based or science-bas...

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  • Bernard Sherman Net Worth: Apotex Chairman And Wife Found Dead In Canada
Bernard Sherman Net Worth: Apotex Chairman And Wife Found Dead In Canada

Police described the deaths on Friday as suspicious. Apotex, which called news of the Shermans' deaths "tragic", was recently implicated in a price-fixing scheme with 17 other drug companies and their subsidiaries. "The circumstances of their death appear suspicious and we are treating it that way", said Constable David Hopkinson. Apotex is the...

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  • Wash Examiner: Trump Staff Morale Improves After Omarosa Exit
Wash Examiner: Trump Staff Morale Improves After Omarosa Exit

It was reported by CNN political analyst April Ryan that Omarosa was sacked by Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly , but the White House claimed she left on her own recognizance. Surely, the four-star general had made a mistake. In didn't take long for Manigault Newman to find a microphone to elucidate her side of the story.

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  • Former Russian economy minister slapped with 8-yr jail term for bribery
Former Russian economy minister slapped with 8-yr jail term for bribery

As the case files indicate, in October 2016, Ulyukayev demanded a $2 million bribe from Sechin for the Economic Development Ministry's consent to the go-ahead for Rosneft's acquisition of a 50.08% stake in another oil company, Bashneft. Ulyukaev was accused of accepting a $2-million bribe for allowing Rosneft to buy the state's shares of the Bashne...

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  • Good Morning America's Robin Roberts throws shade at Omarosa
Good Morning America's Robin Roberts throws shade at Omarosa

Ms Manigault Newman denied reports that she made a spectacle of herself while being escorted from the White House grounds, calling the stories "100 per cent false" and questioning why photos or video of her alleged misbehaviour had yet to surface.

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  • President Trump wants USA astronauts to go to moon, Mars
President Trump wants USA astronauts to go to moon, Mars

President Donald Trump signed the " White House Space Policy Directive 1" on Monday, pressing NASA to put people on the moon for the first time in 45 years. But what's still lacking is the funds needed to turn this mission to the Moon into a reality. It will foster a thriving new space economy that will create jobs and drive innovation here on...

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  • Children Killed in School Bus-Train Collision in France
Children Killed in School Bus-Train Collision in France

Photos from the scene tweeted by a local television station showed the train derailed and the bus torn in half - with first responders gathered around. SNCF train official Gaelle Le Fauche said the train was carrying 25 people, including passengers and crew. She said the people on the train were "totally shocked".

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  • Obamacare deadline: When can you sign up for healthcare, and how?
Obamacare deadline: When can you sign up for healthcare, and how?

For those who do need an individual plan, you can access the federal market as well as the enrollment websites for state-run Obamacare markets through Healthcare.gov. "There are so many unknowns still", said Jenkins. And, earlier this year , Trump ended federal subsidies that helped keep premiums low. Other proposals in the package would suspe...

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  • Indian govt clears Bill on instant 'triple talaq'
Indian govt clears Bill on instant 'triple talaq'

The government assigned an inter-ministerial group, including Rajnath Singh , Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, to draft the bill as triple talaq seemed to continue even after Supreme Court had struck it down. The panel notified, "in view of the different opinions recorded, by a majority of 3:2 the practice of talaq-e-biddat - triple talaq ...

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  • Muted Christmas in Nazareth in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Declaration
Muted Christmas in Nazareth in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

Most of the residents are Arab citizens of Israel - 69 percent are Muslim and almost 31 percent Christian. The Israeli Arab city is traditionally thought to be where Jesus grew up, with the Basilica of the Annunciation in central Nazareth built on a site which many Christian faithful believe was the childhood home of Jesus' mother, Mary.

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  • Solons slam 'railroading' of TRAIN ratification
Solons slam 'railroading' of TRAIN ratification

The DOF accommodated a number of other provisions that lawmakers wanted to include in the first Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) bill. dollars) in revenue. "There was no last-minute deletion", he said. Those who voted in favor of the tax reform measure were Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senators Sonny Angara, Nancy B...

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  • Akshay Kumar's PadMan trailer released
Akshay Kumar's PadMan trailer released

The movie stars Akshay Kumar as the protagonist. What we liked the most in the trailer were the strong dialogues which were delivered perfectly by Akshay, Radhika and Sonam. Akshay is like any other common guy but he is sensitive to the sufferings of his wife, sisters and other women of the society and hence he is striving to make life easier for...

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  • Russell Simmons claims he's innocent of rape, says #NotMe
Russell Simmons claims he's innocent of rape, says #NotMe

But The New York Times article described an alleged pattern of predatory behaviour by the influential Def Jam Recordings co-founder. Hines, who was part of the all-female hip hop group Mercedes Ladies, said she doesn't wish any harm on Simmons but added that she's relieved police are finally looking into the matter.

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  • Exit polls predict BJP win in Gujarat, Himachal
Exit polls predict BJP win in Gujarat, Himachal

Three seats might go to Others. The BJP had fielded 93 candidates for this phase, and 91 by the Congress party. A poll by NewsX-CNX suggests that Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) will be successful in painting Himachal Pradesh saffron when the results are declared on December 18.

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  • SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Guj
SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Guj

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud permitted petitioner Mohammad Arif Rajput, a Gujarat Congress leader, to withdraw his plea but granted liberty to file a comprehensive petition later seeking election reforms.

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  • Muhammad Wilkerson benched for game vs
Muhammad Wilkerson benched for game vs

The Jets have the option of cutting Wilkerson before the third day of the league year in March and saving $11 million in cap space. Asked if he was anxious how his decision would affect Wilkerson in the near future, Bowles said, "I'm anxious about the 53 guys I'm coaching".

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  • North Korea remains defiant against world pressure on nuclear weapons
North Korea remains defiant against world pressure on nuclear weapons

The White House later snubbed that offer, saying now is not the time for talks. At a U.N. Security Council meeting in New York, Tillerson appeared to walk back on his earlier statement. "We will, in the meantime, keep our channels of communication open". Tillerson has been seeking non-military solutions to the impasse, while other members of th...

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  • Opposition leaders confer on strategy for Winter Session of Parliament
Opposition leaders confer on strategy for Winter Session of Parliament

The Winter Session is expected to be a stormy one as it is expected to be impacted by the shadows of the bitterly fought poll in Gujarat , results for which along with that of Himachal Pradesh will be out on Monday. A day before the winter session kickstarted, Congress and several opposition parties met on Thursday to discuss and form a stra...

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  • Procession Held for Hero Firefighter Killed During California Wildfires
Procession Held for Hero Firefighter Killed During California Wildfires

One focus of firefighting was on the eastern flank in canyons where a state firefighter was killed Thursday near the agricultural town of Fillmore. Pimlott identified the firefighter as fire apparatus engineer Cory Iverson, 32. "Years went by and I suppressed my fear not knowing that I would marry a fire fighter", Ashley Iverson wrote. "What it d...

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  • Sonia Gandhi retires as Congress president
Sonia Gandhi retires as Congress president

And it is to be seen whether Rahul will lead the UPA or a party leader will step in her shoes. Sonia Gandhi had fallen ill during the Varanasi road show on August 2 previous year and had dislocated her left shoulder during the rally. "The double standard of Election Commission can be gauged by the fact that while it registers an FIR against n...

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  • Imran disappointed at Tareen's disqualification, calls him
Imran disappointed at Tareen's disqualification, calls him "Pakistan's top tax payer"

Reacting to the Supreme Court verdict of Jahangir Tareen disqualification, PTI Chairman Imran Khan stated that he was disappointed in Jahangir Tareen's disqualification. He said the party would appeal against the disqualification. The court had completed hearing and reserved the judgement on November 14. " Nawaz Sharif , took 300 billion rupe...

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  • 93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home
93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home

Body cam video of the arrest, as seen in the video above, shows Juanita Fitzgerald resisting police attempts to forcibly remove her from her home on Tuesday. Center staff said the woman was aware that she would be evicted and repeatedly asked to leave the property, however, she refused to pick up her belongings and left .

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  • 1 killed as natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia; tsunami warning issued
1 killed as natural disaster of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia; tsunami warning issued

Geological Survey said. The one-minute quake could be strongly felt in the country's capital Jakarta more than 200 kilometers northwest of the epicenter. Vehicles are stuck in traffic as people try to reach higher ground amid fears of a tsunami, following an natural disaster in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia , Saturday, Dec.

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