• Neighbors Greet Vacationing Mike Pence With 'Make America Gay Again' Banner
Neighbors Greet Vacationing Mike Pence With 'Make America Gay Again' Banner

A dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office referred The Washington Post to the White House press office Saturday, but sheriff's deputy Michael Buglione told the Aspen Times that Pence's next-door neighbors posted the banners shortly after the vice president and his family arrived on Tuesday.

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  • 2 in custody in connection with Troy murders
2 in custody in connection with Troy murders

City Councilman Mark McGrath said: "I have strong confidence in the Troy detectives and state police that they're zeroing in on someone as we speak". According to Brown, 22-year-old Brandi Mells attended West Genesee for her 9th, 10th and 11th grade years. "We don't know who did it". "We're talking about the tragic taking of four lives", Tede...

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  • 'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office
'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office

Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai kicked off the first day with good collections, looking at which, the fans hoped the film to cross Baahubali 2 records, but the film didn't break the first day or the first week collections. In doing so, the Salman Khan-Katrina-starrer has proved itself to be a bright spot to end the year with. After " Tiger Zin...

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  • Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies in Brooklyn
Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies in Brooklyn

The 27-year-old activist suffered a heart attack last week and fell into a coma before passing away on Saturday morning. Garner was placed into a medically induced coma on December 23 after suffering a heart attack brought on by asthma.

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  • Franken makes first public appearance in Minn. since announcing resignation
Franken makes first public appearance in Minn. since announcing resignation

Franken added: "One of the hardest things about leaving this job will be not getting to work alongside you every day, but I can not wait to see what you do next". "They knew what I believed in, but they didn't know whether they could believe in in me....all these years later, I am deeply proud of the work that I have been able to do for Minnesotans...

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  • 'What happened to baba' - Jadhav asked mother, seeing no mangalsutra, bindi
'What happened to baba' - Jadhav asked mother, seeing no mangalsutra, bindi

Jadhav was arrested in March 2016 from Balochistan. To save Jadhav , India moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which ordered Pakistan in May to stay his execution. "While the meeting could have been a step forward, it is a matter of great concern that there was a departure from the agreed understanding between the two countries on thi...

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  • Trump calls for US Postal Service to raise Amazon's shipping rates
Trump calls for US Postal Service to raise Amazon's shipping rates

He continued: "Should be charging MUCH MORE! ". The U.S. president does not determine postal rates. This is the latest in a series of attacks by Trump against Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos - who separately owns The Washington Post - signaling that the company is still in the president's crosshairs as his first year in office comes to a clo...

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  • China rejects Trump accusation on N. Korea sanction breaches
China rejects Trump accusation on N. Korea sanction breaches

But images from the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), released at the end of November, appear to show an attempt between North Korea and China to conduct a ship-to-ship transfer, possibly of oil, to evade sanctions.

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  • Disney to begin allowing employees to access guests rooms without consent
Disney to begin allowing employees to access guests rooms without consent

Employees are now required to enter every room at least once per day. Justin and Leslie Lamothe were in Central Florida on vacation from Arkansas and didn't think the new policy was good for Disney's customers. If you're planning on staying at a Walt Disney World Resort sometime soon, don't expect to have total privacy, thanks to a new policy t...

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  • Shooting at Long Beach, Calif., office leaves two dead
Shooting at Long Beach, Calif., office leaves two dead

The suspect and one victim died in the shooting and at least one person sustained injuries in what police initially described as an active shooter incident. No details were immediately available, but the area was blocked off by police and fire crews. Police blocked off the area and several ambulances were seen at the scene.

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  • The Cold Countdown to 2018
The Cold Countdown to 2018

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with overnight low temperatures around 21 degrees. The warmth will be short-lived with an arctic attack that begins Saturday and continues through next week. Wind: S 10-20; gusty at times. While many states up north are freezing, Florida has a few days to spare before feeling the frosty breath of this cold front...

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  • Ex-football star George Weah is the new Liberian President
Ex-football star George Weah is the new Liberian President

The former FIFA World Player of the Year played with AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain, among others. Of the countries' 15 regions, four are yet to release the results. The last democratic transfer of power was in 1944. Sirleaf's predecessor Charles Taylor fled the country in 2003, hoping to avoid prosecution for funding rebel groups in neighbour...

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  • Family of four bound and brutally murdered on Christmas named
Family of four bound and brutally murdered on Christmas named

Police have released the names of the four victims who were allegedly found bound with their throats slashed in their basement apartment in Troy, New York on Tuesday. Based on evidence uncovered in the course of the investigation, police do not believe there is imminent danger to the community. Family members said Myers was mild-mannered and ob...

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Both Top $300M to Close Out 2017
Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Both Top $300M to Close Out 2017

The upcoming jackpot is the game's highest since August 11, when there was a $393 million win off of a ticket sold in IL. The Powerball jackpot drawing is Saturday and that jackpot is at almost 400 million dollars! Lottery officials say this is just the second time the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots are above the $300 million mark at th...

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  • Bronx fire press conference
Bronx fire press conference

Although the source of the Bronx fire has not yet been identified, the National Fire Protection Association reports that heating equipment is the leading cause of fires in US homes. "Our hearts go out to every person who lost a loved one here and everyone who is fighting for their lives", Nigro said. The footage begins by showing the outside o...

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  • 1 to Clinch the Gold at 2017 World Rapid Chess Championships
1 to Clinch the Gold at 2017 World Rapid Chess Championships

He was also the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991-92, India's highest sporting honour. Round 15 saw Anand draw with Bu Xiangzhi while Carlsen went down to Grischuk. What's interesting is that Anand wasn't even expected to be part of the event. "It has just been the most wonderful surprise". "Once the tie-break started...

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  • Court rules against Gresham bakers in same-sex wedding cake case
Court rules against Gresham bakers in same-sex wedding cake case

The judge did not agree, saying in a ruling that the state did not target them due to their religious beliefs and that the cake was not fully protected speech or art. The court ruled against the Kleins, upholding a decision by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) that resulted in a $135,000 penalty and led to the closure of the family...

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  • Protesters in Iran arrested in anti-government demonstrations
Protesters in Iran arrested in anti-government demonstrations

State television said annual nationwide rallies and events were scheduled for Saturday to commemorate pro-government demonstrations held in 2009 to counter protests by reformists. Similar yet smaller protests reportedly took place in a few other cities, responding to calls on the Telegram messaging service for a day of demonstrations to say "No to ...

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  • 9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack
9 dead after gunmen attack Egypt church in terror attack

The ministry said he killed two people when he opened fire on a shop before heading to the church where he shot dead seven people, including a policeman. Cellphone footage posted on social media appeared to show the bearded gunman wearing a bulky ammunition vest sprawled on a street, barely conscious, as people restrained his arms and then handcuff...

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  • Trump Still Doesn't Understand Global Warming
Trump Still Doesn't Understand Global Warming

Tweeting from the comfort of Mar-a-Lago (where the high was 78 degrees on Thursday), the President chimed in with his thoughts about the frigid temperatures being felt along much of the east coast. Plus, 2017 is in the running to be one of the top three warmest years on record. The tweet certainly falls in line with his administration's pro-ener...

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  • Israeli Soldiers Fire Six Shells Into Gaza
Israeli Soldiers Fire Six Shells Into Gaza

Reports did not speak of any immediate injuries in the strikes, the first in over ten days. Three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday morning, the Jerusalem Post reported . On December 19, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said he believed that the rocket fire by Gaza-based terrorist groups was over, referring to the ...

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  • In Shimla, Congress MLA slaps lady constable; gets slapped back
In Shimla, Congress MLA slaps lady constable; gets slapped back

Kumari was allegedly being stopped by the police from entering party president Rahul Gandhi's review meeting in Shimla . The MLA from Dalhousie Asha Kumari was not available for comments. A bystander recorded the video of the incident in which Kumari can be seen slapping the lady constable and then being slapped back. The Himachal Pradesh Asse...

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  • How to properly dispose Christmas trees
How to properly dispose Christmas trees

Finally, those with Friday garbage collection will have their trees collected on the fourth week of the month. If you are a Springdale resident interested in having the city pick up your tree before the deadline, you can call the public works department at 479-750-8135.

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  • Kate Middleton Walks Alongside Meghan Markle on Christmas Morning!
Kate Middleton Walks Alongside Meghan Markle on Christmas Morning!

The 36-year-old, who is the first unmarried partner to join Britain's Royal Family at Christmas , has in the past publicly backed Hillary Clinton, attacked President Trump as "divisive" and "misogynistic", and used social media to express her opposition to Brexit.

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  • Russian Federation confirms missile defense system sale to Turkey
Russian Federation confirms missile defense system sale to Turkey

Moscow expected to begin the first deliveries in March 2020, he said. Earlier this week, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said the two countries sorted out the remaining details behind the deal, agreeing that Ankara is to receive two systems and four batteries from Russian Federation.

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  • Protect your pipes during stretch of freezing temperatures
Protect your pipes during stretch of freezing temperatures

As temperatures are dropping below freezing, you may be seeing more water main breaks throughout the city and possibly pipes in your home. A 1/8-inch crack in a pipe can spew 250 gallons of water in a day, according to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety .

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  • Bitcoin price tumbles after South Korea joins cryptocurrency crackdown
Bitcoin price tumbles after South Korea joins cryptocurrency crackdown

South Korea's government said on Thursday it will impose additional measures to regulate speculation in cryptocurrency trading within the country. Minister Hong Nam-kisaid the government "can't let this abnormal situation of speculation go on any longer", speaking after a meeting of vice ministers from related ministries.

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  • Police release identity of couple, young children killed in upstate NY
Police release identity of couple, young children killed in upstate NY

The Chinese family had been savagely killed in a similar manner as the family that was found dead over the weekend. While authorities have not said the killings are in any way linked to the murders of the Myers family, some reports have noted similarities between the two crimes.

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  • Bad haircut leads to arrest
Bad haircut leads to arrest

The stylist has since pleaded not guilty to the ticket, claiming the "snip" was an accident. From there, DeSpain claimed Shabani got clippers -with the shortest attachment- and ran it across the middle of the customer's head. The victim then got up and left, with Shabani allegedly shouting after him, "You want a zero right?" Stylist and owner...

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  • Death toll rises to 12 in violence after Trump's Jerusalem recognition
Death toll rises to 12 in violence after Trump's Jerusalem recognition

Like Guatemala, neighboring Honduras has grown very close to Israel in recent years, and its president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, spent time in the Jewish state and is a graduate of Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation.

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  • Night Quakes Hit San Jose, California
Night Quakes Hit San Jose, California

Geological Survey, usually significant enough to be felt but not large enough to cause damage. No casualties have been reported so far. The USGS says the quake was on the Calaveras Fault. The first, which came shortly after 7pm Tuesday night, had a 3.1 magnitude and was recorded about 5 Ω miles northeast of San Martin. No damage or injuries wer...

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  • Forecast: Dangerously cold wind chill temperatures, some lake effect
Forecast: Dangerously cold wind chill temperatures, some lake effect

Frigid temperatures across the northern United States also broke records. Many folks in Mid-Michigan are starting below zero this morning, and where the wind is blowing, we're seeing a chill. Lake effect snow showers today could drop an additional light accumulation during the day. This is most likely to occur east of Syracuse, but either way ...

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  • Daughter of Eric Garner suffers major brain damage in heart attack
Daughter of Eric Garner suffers major brain damage in heart attack

Garner became a vocal critic of police brutality after her father's death in 2014. When Erica Garner's son was born in August, she named her newborn after her father. Garner's father, Eric Garner , died while he was being arrested in Tompkinsville for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014. She soon became a prominent figure in the Black L...

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  • Roy Moore files last-minute lawsuit challenging Alabama result
Roy Moore files last-minute lawsuit challenging Alabama result

An Alabama district court on Thursday rejected the Moore campaign's challenge. Alabama's new U.S. Senator will take office just after the new year, according to Secretary of State John Merrill . In a brief meeting Thursday at the Alabama Capitol, the governor, attorney general and secretary of state signed paperwork certifying the final ballot n...

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  • Trump lashes out at Vanity Fair for backtracking on Hillary Clinton video
Trump lashes out at Vanity Fair for backtracking on Hillary Clinton video

Vanity Fair's political vertical The Hive is being slammed after the site posted a video in which staff talk about Hillary Clinton . While the majority of the replies to the video decried it as sexist and mean-spirited, some attributed it to Vanity Fair's attempt to be "edgy," or amusing - albeit, even those Twitter users said the jokes...

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