Global

Global When Christmas is over at your house, recycle that tree
Author: 0 When Christmas is over at your house, recycle that tree

Dried-out trees are a fire danger and should not be left in the house or garage. Beginning Tuesday, trees are being accepted at more than 30 drop-off locations from Boulder City to Summerlin, and Southern Highlands to North Las Vegas. - All decorations, tinsel, lights, garland, bulbs, etc. must be removed from trees before dropping them off. "Our Christmas tree recycling program is a way for residents to safely dispose of their Christmas trees and gives the township a source of much-needed ...

Global British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt
Author: 0 British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt

She said: "We're just hoping". Laura, from Hull, had her trial adjourned yesterday as she wept in the dock after accidentally pleading guilty due to a mix-up with her interpreter. He told Sky News: "For someone to be found guilty of drugs smuggling they have to be aware that they are possessing narcotics". Her lawyer Mohamed Othman said a plane ticket which showed she paid twice as much for her flights as the drugs were worth shows she was not looking to sell them.

Global Forecast: Icy Travel Through The Afternoon In Many Areas
Author: 0 Forecast: Icy Travel Through The Afternoon In Many Areas

Flakes and drops will begin to break out just after midnight tonight . Clouds increase throughout the late afternoon and into the evening. The area of low pressure deepens over the Gulf of ME as it heads northeast, bringing a very strong southwest, then west wind behind it.

Global National Weather Service issues high wind advisory
Author: 0 National Weather Service issues high wind advisory

Wind Chill Warnings (grey-shaded areas on the map below) call for -45-degree wind chills across northern Minnesota and North Dakota into northeast Montana. Tuesday: Very cold with highs in the mid teens. Frostbite can strike in just 30 minutes if skin is exposed. A light breeze will generate wind chills of 0 to 10 below zero.

Global Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law
Author: 0 Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law

President Trump says an infrastructure rebuilding plan will be his first priority for the new year. Trump said he saw the coverage Friday morning and hastily called his staff to say that the legislation needed to be signed "now", prompting a last-minute Oval Office ceremony for the signing.

Global Trumps Attend Christmas Eve Church Service-Here's the Reaction
Author: 0 Trumps Attend Christmas Eve Church Service-Here's the Reaction

Before the church service, the Trumps spent the day partaking in Christmas activities. And of course examples of when Trump used the American term "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas". Trump told five units overseas that the U.S.is "winning" the war against terrorism. He also squeezed in golf, family time and worship. The first couple also took the traditional Presidential trip to a church where he was greeted with a mob of photographers and supporters.

Global Obamacare Sign-Ups Strong Despite Trump Administration's Efforts
Author: 0 Obamacare Sign-Ups Strong Despite Trump Administration's Efforts

CMS Administrator Seema Verma - who had lobbied Congress to repeal ObamaCare over the summer - focused on the website's stability and cost savings , noting that the Trump administration spent only $1 on outreach per each enrollee versus $11 a year ago under former President Barack Obama .

Global Remoaners in MELTDOWN as Government announces switch — Blue Passport OUTRAGE
Author: 0 Remoaners in MELTDOWN as Government announces switch — Blue Passport OUTRAGE

The new blue passports will be issued from October 2019 to those renewing or applying for a new passport. Inside pages will be adorned with patriotic background scenes from all four corners of UK. But as the tender must still be held under European Union rules, the passports could still be made overseas by a foreign company. Neil Coyle, the Labour MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, commented: "A new passport that makes holidays more expensive, limits where people can work or study & ...

Global Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
Author: 0 Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour

The Christmas mass was held in all churches on Sunday evening. A large number of devotees including school children participated in the celebrations. Midnight payers were organised in all churches in the district. The church wore a festive look with buntings and balloons decorated all over it. "We prayed for peace". The Bishop conveyed his Christmas wishes and prayed for worldly peace and prosperity.

Global Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI

That snow led to many slick areas around the area last evening and roads are still covered in many areas this morning. A low of around 11 degrees is expected Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. In Wyoming County, a lake effect snow warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Those under the Winter Weather Advisory may see between half an inch to an inch of snow; elsewhere, a dusting to a quarter of an inch of snow is expected.

Global Names released in deadly dog attack
Author: 0 Names released in deadly dog attack

According to a press release published on Facebook, the husband managed to shoot both dogs, but only one died. Police are asking people in the community to be on the lookout for a brown and white pit bull that is injured. "They had my brother halfway out the door, chewing on his arm", recalled James Saylor , brother of the injured husband. Johnny Saylor, Lorraine's husband came running out after hearing a commotion outside and that is when one of the dogs started attacking him.

Global Christmas tree may be to blame for fire that displaced Irving family
Author: 0 Christmas tree may be to blame for fire that displaced Irving family

Northwest Fire District officials say the fire began in the home's carport and was contained to the home's exterior. "We ran into three frozen hydrants due to the weather", said Chicago Fire District Chief of Special Operations Tim Walsh. One woman was taken to the hospital as a precaution, her condition is unknown at this time. The fire remained under investigation on Christmas Day.

Global California Highway Patrol Officer Dies in Crash on Highway in Bay Area
Author: 0 California Highway Patrol Officer Dies in Crash on Highway in Bay Area

The CHP says it appears the driver of the Cadillac was not only drunk, but under the influence of drugs and was coming home from a party. 33-year-old Andrew Camilleri died of his injuries hours later. In honor of Camilleri, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff. Gov. Jerry Brown said Camilleri died while "working to keep our communities safe".

Global Amazon acquires wireless security camera startup
Author: 0 Amazon acquires wireless security camera startup

The mail was addressed by greeting to the community and having written on it that they're exited in announcing that Blink has been acquired by the Amazon , since its launch in early 2016, and that they are thrilled by the response from consumers by purchasing their ultra affordable items.

Global Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25

The two women will arrive in the country through a commercial flight and will leave Pakistan the same day after the meeting, the Foreign Office said on Saturday. Pakistan had initially offered a meeting between Jadhav and his wife on "humanitarian grounds". However, India made the acceptance of the offer conditional to permission for his mother and an Indian diplomat to accompany her.

Global So? Will it snow on Christmas?
Author: 0 So? Will it snow on Christmas?

A winter storm will impact the state on Christmas day . "MI and for La Porte and St. Joseph Counties in IN from 7 am Sunday to 7 pm Monday for a total of 5-9" of snow plus slick roads and drifting snow. This particular storm will actually be developing as it moves by New England and therefore the exact timing of its intensification as well as the specific track will determine just how much snow each area receives.

Global North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an
Author: 0 North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"

The ministry said the sanctions are tantamount to a "complete economic blockade" of North Korea. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was speaking about the U.N. North Korea said those who voted for the sanctions would face its wrath. North Korea has said the latest United Nations sanctions imposed on the country after its latest missile test are an "act of war".

Global Bus falls into river in India, killing at least 33
Author: 0 Bus falls into river in India, killing at least 33

Maman Singh, superintendent of Rajasthan Police, said the cause of crash would be subject to an inquiry. "My thoughts are with the families of the deceased". Most of the people died due to drowning including the bus driver, he said. The officer said, "Nineteen bodies were handed over to the kin of victims".

Global First T20 victory for India at Wankhede Stadium
Author: 0 First T20 victory for India at Wankhede Stadium

But asked to take first strike for the first time in the three-match series , Sri Lanka saw wickets tumbling at regular intervals to give India the upper hand in the first session. But then fortunes changed and India defeated Sri Lanka heftily in the ODI series under the leadership of Rohit Sharma . Sharma was caught in the deep off Dasun Shanaka (2-27) against the run of play.

Global RK Nagar bypoll: Dhinakaran surges ahead, AIADMK, DMK continue to trail
Author: 0 RK Nagar bypoll: Dhinakaran surges ahead, AIADMK, DMK continue to trail

Soon after reaching Chennai , Dinakaran will head to the Amma Memorial at Marina Beach to pay respects to J Jayalalithaa. The bypoll held on December 21 had seen a record 77.68% voter turnout. BJP candidate Karu Nagaraj could secure only 1,417 votes which fell short of the 2,373 votes bagged by NOTA. The late Tamil Nadu chief minister was elected from the RK Nagar seat in north Chennai .

Global Unemployment rates in Alabama hit record lows
Author: 0 Unemployment rates in Alabama hit record lows

The Labor Department's report on state unemployment released Friday showed rates fell in 19 other states, a positive sign for USA economic growth. Steve Nivin, an economist at St. November's rate is the third lowest in the last six months. Private industries with the most growth year over year were professional and business services, up 3,439; leisure and hospitality, up 3,316; and other services, up 1,665.

Author: 0 Met Éireann issues weather warning for four counties

Met Éireann says rain is likely to become persistent and heavy during Monday. Today was expected to be mostly dry, cloudy and mild, with brighter spells in... A good rule of thumb is if it's time for your wipers, it's time to slow down. Christmas Eve is set to be the warmest day of the week with highs of 14C and an average temperature of 10C to 12C across the rest of the country.

Global Jairam Thakur Named Next Himachal CM After Dhumal Withdraws From Race
Author: 0 Jairam Thakur Named Next Himachal CM After Dhumal Withdraws From Race

Central observer Tomar during a press conference at BJP headquarter's in Shimla announced, " Jairam Thakur to be the Legislature party leader in Himachal Pradesh". Thakur had lobbied hard for the chief minister's post and it is said that as it appeared that Dhumal may not win, he headed straight to Delhi to stake his claim.

Global Small plane crash in heavy fog kills five in Florida
Author: 0 Small plane crash in heavy fog kills five in Florida

The sheriff's office identified the pilot as Lakeland attorney John Shannon. Polk County Fire Rescue was also on the scene. Victoria was a school teacher, while her husband was a third year law student at the University of Maryland. A National Weather Service observation around the time of the crash reported that visibility was less a quarter-mile at the airport due to fog, although the cause of the crash is being investigated.

Global Catalonia election: Spain PM Rajoy rejects Puigdemont talks call
Author: 0 Catalonia election: Spain PM Rajoy rejects Puigdemont talks call

Millions headed to the polls in Thursday s crucial vote on the regional parliament which was called by Madrid after it declared October s Catalan independence referendum illegal. He added that it was time to fix the damage done by Madrid's decision to take direct control of the region. Instead, the independence block has emerged victorious and Mr.

Global Reports emerge alleging conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted four musicians
Author: 0 Reports emerge alleging conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted four musicians

Dutoit has served as principal conductor and artistic director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra since 2009 - and is now employed as music director emeritus of the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo. Four women, including two who wish to remain anonymous for fear of being blacklisted by the classical music industry, spoke to Associated Press with their accusations.

Global Trump slams Nigerians for not returning to their 'huts' after seeing America
Author: 0 Trump slams Nigerians for not returning to their 'huts' after seeing America

The White House vehemently denied a report Saturday that President Trump made wildly offensive comments about immigrants during an Oval Office meeting - where he reportedly said that Haitians "all have AIDS". He reportedly dismissed comments from then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, now his chief of staff, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that numerous people who got visas were short-term visitors, rather than immigrants planning to stay permanently.

Global Former Trump campaign manager accused of sexual harassment
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign manager accused of sexual harassment

A black singer and Donald Trump supporter has accused her former campaign manager of touching her butt inappropriately. Villa told Politico that she said, "I$3 f you're busy, don't worry about it, we don't have to take a photo". "I can report you on sexual harassment". It was only after the eyewitness reported it to Politico that Villa agreed to share her account of it. However, she confirmed to "Fox and Friends" on December 13 that she would run for Congress in the state of Florida.

Global Fire breaks out at London Zoo
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at London Zoo

The flames were near the children's petting zoo and meerkat enclosure but Zoo officials refused to say if any animals had been hurt. The fire broke out shortly after 6am (local time) at the zoo's Animal Adventure section before spreading to the shop and cafe, near to an area where visitors can handle and feed animals, the zoo and London Fire Brigade said.

Global Trump Commutes Kosher Meat Processing Plant Operator's 27-Year Bank Fraud Sentence
Author: 0 Trump Commutes Kosher Meat Processing Plant Operator's 27-Year Bank Fraud Sentence

Among those who signed include John Ashcroft, Michael Mukasey, Edwin Meese III and Ramsey Clark, who served as attorneys general under former Presidents George W. The attorneys and law professors renewed their campaign once Trump was President-elect. Meanwhile critics have pointed to allegations from hundreds of undocumented immigrants that Rubashkin fostered a hostile workplace that included 12-hour shifts without overtime pay, exposure to risky chemicals, and sexual harassment.

Global Using 'blockchain' in new name, company shares rise 500%
Author: 0 Using 'blockchain' in new name, company shares rise 500%

The decision to now change the name to Long Blockchain has delivered an almost-immediate market response, with shares in the business rising six-fold. It's unclear what actions, if any, the SEC would take for Long Blockchain, however. "The discussions are only in the preliminary stages but indicate the areas of focus for the company", it said "There is no assurance that a definitive agreement with these, or any other entity, will be entered into or ultimately consummated".

Global Army Major, three soldiers martyred in Pak firing along LoC
Author: 0 Army Major, three soldiers martyred in Pak firing along LoC

The Indian Army was effectively retaliating, he said. Another soldier, who was grievously injured, later succumbed to his injuries, police said, taking the toll to four. Hailing from District Karnal, Haryana, Sepoy Pargat Singh, 30, is survived by wife Ramanpreet Kaur and a son. This year 14 army men, four BSF personnel and 12 civilians have been killed in Pakistan troops firing along the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Global The door is closing on DC's white Christmas hopes
Author: 0 The door is closing on DC's white Christmas hopes

If you're anxious about whether we'll have a white Christmas or not, it seems Thursday will bring that Bing Crosby feeling to the holiday. Toronto has a "slight chance" of a white Christmas, while a white Christmas is also guaranteed for Montreal and Quebec City.

Global US Sanctions Top Burmese General, 51 Others for Human Rights Abuses
Author: 0 US Sanctions Top Burmese General, 51 Others for Human Rights Abuses

At the same time, she confirmed that Russian Federation will take retaliatory measures. "In our opinion, the factions that lobby this approach will need to realize that this is unsafe for worldwide stability and will not do any good, in particular to the American people", she said.

Global Sixty pounds of marijuana seized
Author: 0 Sixty pounds of marijuana seized

Assisted by a dog from the canine unit, officers found 60 pounds of weed and multiple containers of concentrated THC in the back of the truck. Police said the couple admitted to carrying the contraband and planned to "distribute the marijuana to family and friends as Christmas gifts".

Global UNSC to vote on new N.Korea sanctions
Author: 0 UNSC to vote on new N.Korea sanctions

After a sanctions committee set a deadline of Thursday for council members to raise objections, China came forward and said it needed more time to study the request. The resolution adopted by the council in September already puts a cap on exports of refined petroleum products to the North and prohibits authorization of new work permits for North Korean workers.

Global Rahul Gandhi chairs 1st CWC meeting as Congress chief
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi chairs 1st CWC meeting as Congress chief

Gandhi repeatedly attacked Modi in his remarks to the media after the CWC meeting and in his speech, saying the Prime Minister had been "silent" on the sudden spurt in the turnover of the company of BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah, and mocking the "Modi model" in Gujarat .

Global Woman dies of shock after Iran quake
Author: 0 Woman dies of shock after Iran quake

The woman died in the town of Malard, the epicenter of the natural disaster, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) southwest of the capital. Iran sits atop several fault lines, and this week's quakes are the latest in a series to have hit the country in recent weeks.

Global Iranian prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'could be released in weeks'
Author: 0 Iranian prisoner Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'could be released in weeks'

Mr Ratcliffe told Good Morning Britain: "Last night she met with her lawyer". Ratcliffe told Sky News that nothing had been confirmed officially and that "there is still some paperwork" to complete. In his letter to ambassador Hamid Baeidinejad, Mr Ratcliffe said he was not prepared to let the latest "falsehood" about his wife stand unchallenged.

Global Barcelona star midfielder urges Philippe Coutinho to join him at Camp Nou
Author: 0 Barcelona star midfielder urges Philippe Coutinho to join him at Camp Nou

The Catalan giants are expected to again try and sign the creative midfielder in the January window after their failed mission last summer and Iniesta admits that the Brazilian is the kind of player who would perfectly fit in at the club. And Paulinho, in an interview with Deportivo Mundo, has said the transfer would "bring him a lot of happiness" and said Coutinho would make a difference to Barcelona.

Global North Korea reportedly testing biological weapon for anthrax missile deployment
Author: 0 North Korea reportedly testing biological weapon for anthrax missile deployment

Both chemical and biological weapons were mentioned in reference to North Korea in a National Security Strategy unveiled by Trump on Tuesday. The source in South Korea said Pyongyang is conducting heat and pressure resistance tests to see whether anthrax germs can survive at temperatures of 7,000 degrees or higher, the level an ICBM encounters when it re-enters Earth's atmosphere.

Global This self-healing phone screen could mean no more shattered iPhones
Author: 0 This self-healing phone screen could mean no more shattered iPhones

Now, researchers in Tokyo have discovered a new polymer that may actually heal itself, potentially leading the way to a future of self-healing phone screens. In the past, scientists have come up with rubbers and plastics that can reverse damage. However, the newly discovered polymer can heal itself by applying some hand pressure.

Global Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released
Author: 0 Pentagon confirmed existence of UFO program, incident videos released

The idea is that the academy gives researches free reign to explore science fiction theories and technologies without bureaucratic blockades. "If anyone says they have the answers now, they're fooling themselves", Reid tweeted . Two years into the programme, Mr Reid said that the "extraordinary discoveries" made by the programme required "restricted special access". The passionate phenomenon of UFO sightings and seekers has been around for decades, fueled by stories eye-witness accounts, ...

Global US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Author: 0 US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware Attack

British security officials suspected that North Korea was behind the WannaCry attacks, linking them to a group called Lazarus that was also behind the 2014 cyberattacks on Sony Pictures, the BBC reported in June . President Donald Trump's administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain's National Health Service.

Global DAR Joins In National Wreath-Laying Ceremony
Author: 0 DAR Joins In National Wreath-Laying Ceremony

They and their comrades in arms were honored Saturday during the annual Wreaths Across America event. Families are welcome to take the wreaths home, he noted, or leave them to be removed by volunteers after the New Year. "My father, Louis Reyna, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was laid to rest at Florida National last December", said Louis Reyna, associate director of Saint Leo University, MacDill.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521