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Thomas Fire becomes largest wildfire in California's history

Thomas Fire becomes largest wildfire in California's history

After a 32-year-old firefighter from Cal Fire was killed during the the Snohomish County crew's deployment, Chad Berg of Snohomish Fire District 7 said his crew members had to contact their families t...

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OH to ban abortions for fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome

OH to ban abortions for fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome

Ohio Governor John Kasich , a Republican, has signed into law a state bill that would ban abortions based exclusively on a Down syndrome diagnosis. The American Center for Law and Justice recently ...

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Muslim board rejects Triple Talaq Bill

Muslim board rejects Triple Talaq Bill

In a separate written reply, Union Law Minster Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "The government is of the view that the issue arises from the humanitarian concept of gender justice, gender equality and digni...

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Arabs Stunned by Romanian Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Arabs Stunned by Romanian Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala on Sunday announced that the country will shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem . "Long live the friendship between Guatemala and Israel ", he added in Spanish. On Dec. 21, the UN Gen...

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Cold tonight & through the rest of your Christmas week

Cold tonight & through the rest of your Christmas week

Expect clouds today and even a few sprinkles this afternoon as surface winds shift to the southwest quickly this morning ahead of a second cold front. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and continued cold....

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Parents Killed After Warning Daughter About Boyfriend's Racist Views, Family Says

They say he shot them both and then himself. The Reston , Virginia couple were shot and killed in their home by the unnamed teen on Friday while celebrating an early Christmas with their family. ...

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Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes

After the Shalash funeral in Jabalia, Palestinians went to the border with Israel where they threw stones at soldiers, who responded with tear gas and live bullets. The clashes broke out after the wee...

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Arsenal, Liverpool's six-goal thriller displayed both teams' lack of structure

Arsenal, Liverpool's six-goal thriller displayed both teams' lack of structure

Understudy Loris Karius had a tough bedding-in period last season but, having kept two clean sheets in as many Premier League appearances this season (and three more in the Champions League ) it ma...

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Bike rally, human chain organised for Kulbhushan Jadhav's release

Bike rally, human chain organised for Kulbhushan Jadhav's release

Jadhav would like to travel along with her mother-in-law for the meeting". They will arrive in Islamabad by a commercial flight and leave the same day after the meeting, it added. Jadhav, 47, was ...

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Forecast shows Western New York is headed for a white Christmas

Forecast shows Western New York is headed for a white Christmas

High temperature in Lubbock will only reach 41 degrees Sunday afternoon. Moisture is spreading across New Jersey with it, and precipitation will begin around 7 p.m. Winds gusting as high as 45 miles...

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Sawai Madhopur bus accident: 26 bodies recovered, rescue operation underway, says official

Sawai Madhopur bus accident: 26 bodies recovered, rescue operation underway, says official

Local media reports said the bus was being driven by a juvenile working as conductor with the bus. The driver of the bus lost control over the vehicle and it fell into the river after breaking the...

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Christmas Eve weather warning in place for Donegal

The Status Yellow warning is in force from 9am this morning to 9am on Christmas morning. "It will be a cold and frosty Christmas night and Stephens Day, especially in Ulster". Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo...

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Jairam Thakur is new Himachal Chief Minister

Jairam Thakur is new Himachal Chief Minister

The BJP won the recently held Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh ousting Congress from power by winning 44 of the 68 seats. In the wake of the peculiar situation arising out of Dhumal's personal def...

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Four family members killed in Christmas Eve plane crash in Florida

Four family members killed in Christmas Eve plane crash in Florida

Polk County Fire Rescue is also on the scene. The pilot was identified as John Shannon, 70, of Lakeland, Florida. Shannon-Worthington was a teacher at Baltimore International Academy Elementary/Mi...

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TTV Dhinakaran Claims Jayalalithaa's RK Nagar Seat

TTV Dhinakaran Claims Jayalalithaa's RK Nagar Seat

Incidentally, NOTA (None of The Above) pipped BJP candidate Karu Nagarajan, as 2,203 voters preferred it to the saffron party's candidate who only received 1,236 votes. However, Dhinakaran and Sasikal...

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North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an 'act of war'

North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an 'act of war'

The resolution adopted by all 15 council members didn't go as far as the toughest-ever sanctions that have been sought by the Trump administration, such as prohibiting all oil imports and freezing wor...

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Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?

Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?

If you've been dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones you used to know - you're in luck! Winds are expected to kick in on Christmas Day, blowing snow around and reducing visibility on the...

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What The Latest Uber Ruling Means For The App In Britain

What The Latest Uber Ruling Means For The App In Britain

But Transport services, such as London's black cabs, are regulated at national and local level no European Union oversight. In a decision that can not be appealed, the European Court of Justice said...

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Mahadayi: 'Cong not doing enough to convince Goan counterparts'

Mahadayi: 'Cong not doing enough to convince Goan counterparts'

A day after meeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah in New Delhi, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa said a breakthrough in the Mahadayi water sharing dispute wit...

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Armed Forces Bowl: 3 takeaways from San Diego State-Army

Armed Forces Bowl: 3 takeaways from San Diego State-Army

This year's draft class should be deep at running back yet again, but Penny should be one of the first off the board. San Diego State tried a desperation multiple backwards pass play on the final sn...

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BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again

Party observers Union minister Arun Jaitley and national general secretary Saroj Pandey and state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav were also present in the meeting. After his name was announced, Mr Rupani ...

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Man in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania shooting spree identified

Man in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania shooting spree identified

Ahmed Soweilam tells PennLive.com the reported actions by Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, his sister's ex-husband, are "not his behavior at all". A device was found next to him, but Marsico said that was "of...

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Philippines tropical storm: almost 90 dead

Philippines tropical storm: almost 90 dead

Authorities in Salvador said they had discovered 17 other bodies upstream. "These reports were received from regional offices, these are consolidated reports but these are subject to validation and ...

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Texas Jobless Rate for November at Record Low of 3.8 Percent

Texas Jobless Rate for November at Record Low of 3.8 Percent

The statistics say Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas had their lowest unemployment rates since the bureau began tracking state-by-state rates in 1976. Total nonfarm employment in Te...

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Turkey, UAE exchange insults in a historic war of words

Turkey canceled Kanter's passport , resulting in the basketball player being detained in Romania in May, until US officials got involved. And they hate it. "Four years? That's it?" he said to reporte...

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Mariano Rajoy resumes Catalonia staring contest

Mariano Rajoy resumes Catalonia staring contest

In a clear indicator of the huge gulf over independence afflicting Catalan society, anti-secessionist centrist party Ciudadanos had the biggest individual result with 37 of the 135 seats in the regi...

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Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Apple bosses admitted that it deliberately slows down older phones without letting customers know. Apple has said that it did this to "prolong the life" of the devices and maximise diminishing bat...

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Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced

Indian ODI squad for South Africa series announced

The selectors have named a 17-man squad that includes nine specialist batsmen , two all-rounders and six bowlers. The two did not feature in the series against Sri Lanka in December. Dinesh Karth...

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Boris Johnson spars with Russian counterpart

Boris Johnson spars with Russian counterpart

Referencing cyber-warfare and European interference, the PM said: "We know what you are doing and you will not succeed". Lavrov: He's afraid that if he doesn't contradict me his reputation is goin...

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USA recognizes disputed Honduras election results

USA recognizes disputed Honduras election results

The state department issued a statement on Friday congratulating Hernandez on his victory, but also urged the country's electoral commission to fully review any challenges to the results . embassy ...

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Fodder scam case; Lalu Prasad convicted, 7 acquitted

Fodder scam case; Lalu Prasad convicted, 7 acquitted

However, other accused former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra has been acquitted. Officials of the state Animal Husbandry department allegedly withdrew money against fake bills of fodder, ...

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Trump criticisms hurting Federal Bureau of Investigation morale

Trump criticisms hurting Federal Bureau of Investigation morale

Later, Andrew McCabe would help oversee the Clinton email investigation. But with administration officials themselves under mounting pressure from the investigation by former FBI chief Robert Mue...

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Reported SpaceX rocket seen over Arizona sky

Reported SpaceX rocket seen over Arizona sky

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, near Lompoc, California, just before 5.30pm on Friday night local time and was carrying 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit, the LA...

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Major Orchestras Cut Ties With Conductor Charles Dutoit Following Sexual Assault Allegations

Major Orchestras Cut Ties With Conductor Charles Dutoit Following Sexual Assault Allegations

There are now four accounts of sexual assault against Swiss native Dutoit, who is artistic director and principal conductor of London's Royal Philarmonic Orchestra. The AP said it corroborated the all...

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Trump Said Haitian Immigrants

Trump Said Haitian Immigrants "All Have AIDS" & It Gets Even Worse

Mr Trump's alleged comments came after he was told 15,000 Haitians had received visas to enter the USA since he became President. They "all have AIDS", Trump reportedly said, referring to 15,000 Hai...

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Pak fires unprovoked, Army officer, 3 jawans martyred on LoC in Rajouri

Pak fires unprovoked, Army officer, 3 jawans martyred on LoC in Rajouri

Indian Army's Udhampur based defence Spokesman Col NN Joshi told news agency GNS that Pakistan Rangers in "violation of ceasefire" opened fire upon the army posts near Keri in Nowshera sector alon...

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TRACKING: Flurries Friday morning, then temperatures dip for weekend

TRACKING: Flurries Friday morning, then temperatures dip for weekend

Along the border to the south and in north Iowa, accumulation will be less than an inch with perhaps a little freezing drizzle mixing in at times. Throughout the night there will be mixed participatio...

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Trump held Oval Office meeting with aides about 2018 midterm elections

Trump held Oval Office meeting with aides about 2018 midterm elections

But the president still has his base and he is a fundraising machine, having raised more than $30 million for the Republican National Committee this year alone. There were points of unity in the m...

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Russia: Terrorist PKK/PYD won't be at Sochi Syria talks

Russia: Terrorist PKK/PYD won't be at Sochi Syria talks

Asked if some Kurdish delegations would be removed from the list due to objections from Turkey and Iran, Lavrentiev commented: "I think we will decide this matter among ourselves". Damascus will make ...

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Legendary sportscaster, MI native Dick Enberg passes at 82

Legendary sportscaster, MI native Dick Enberg passes at 82

Frick Award, the baseball Hall of Fame honor for excellence in broadcasting. Enberg was born on January 9, 1935, in Mount Clemens, Michigan. Upon his retirement at the end of the 2016 MLB seas...

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