Montreal's first baby of 2018 was born 2 seconds after midnight

An arrival'just in the nick of time among first newborns of 2018 in Limerick

An arrival'just in the nick of time among first newborns of 2018 in Limerick

Two Toronto hospitals say the first babies of 2018 were born at the stroke of midnight. "It's the second year in a row for the hospital".

The baby girl arrived at 1:14 a.m. Monday.

Afghanistan funeral blast marks end of deadly year
It comes days after Daesh claimed an assault on a Shia cultural center in Kabul that left 41 people dead and more than 80 wounded. Terrified mourners, mostly elderly men, could be seen running from the scene.

"We didn't finish the four hours", Oviedo said.

Every year, the New Year's baby receives nearly $4K in prizes from various businesses on Guam thanks to the 14th annual "I Love Guam" program.

A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month
The eclipse will start around 4:50 a.m. local time and will be partial about an hour later, making the moon appear red. Aside from the lunar eclipse, there will also be a second full moon - also known as a blue moon - on January 31.

A minute past midnight at Flushing Hospital in Queens, Kazi Ariana Shirin was born to Tania Shirin and Imran Nazir, a Bangladeshi immigrant couple, reports New York Daily News.

Parents Kristen and Jesse, and big brother Nate, welcomed Ezra Colton Seltz, who weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. The hospital said mother and daughter are resting comfortably on New Year's Day.

Risky cold in Chicago for 1st day of 2018
A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect from 10 p.m. this evening through noon Monday for all of the Four State region. Boston hovers around 5 degrees at midnight and not that far off the record low of -3 the morning of New Years Day .

In China, more than 44,000 births will occur in the first 24 hours of the year, and in Nigeria, more than 20,000.

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