Sunday December 16-th, 2018

In the South, snow and ice prompt closings In the South, snow and ice prompt closings

Parts of I-20 and I-220 were also closed. The same slippery conditions and unsafe wind chills swept across several southern states Tuesday, shutting down interstates, triggering highway crashes, closing airport runways and prompting widespread scho...

52 migrant Uzbek workers killed in Kazakhstan bus fire 52 migrant Uzbek workers killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

The ministry said the apparent accident had happened at 10.30am local time (0430 GMT), but provided no details about its cause. The five surviving passengers are receiving treatment for their injuries, Imankulov said. Emergency situations departmen...

Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired

All the radars and electro-optical systems monitored the performance parameters of the weapon and displayed information in real time. Sharing borders with nuclear-armed China and Pakistan, India test-fired the missile when Israel has already announ...

Kelly tells lawmakers Trump's campaign promises on border wall were 'uninformed' Kelly tells lawmakers Trump's campaign promises on border wall were 'uninformed'

Kelly told lawmakers that "he was the one who tempered" Trump "on the issue of the wall, on the issue of DACA", said Representative Raúl Grijalva, a Democrat from Arizona, who attended the session. In the House, the strategy will require votes from t...

Top US Senate Republican says lawmakers eyeing short-term spending bill Top US Senate Republican says lawmakers eyeing short-term spending bill

Republican leaders in Congress are angling for another short-term funding measure to avert a government shutdown at the end of the week and, at the same time , trying to keep a dispute over immigration separate from their attempts to reach agreement...

5-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Dies After Being Pinned Between Vehicles 5-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Dies After Being Pinned Between Vehicles

The owner of the Kia was also picking up a child when the incident occurred, police confirmed to CP24 on Monday. But her future was cut short when she was about to get into her father's vehicle after school. Flowers and tributes have been left outs...

Facebook selfie leads to seven-year sentence in friendship turned fatal Facebook selfie leads to seven-year sentence in friendship turned fatal

Cheyenne had told authorities that she and her friend had been out drinking and got into an argument, but that she couldn't remember strangling Brittney on the night of her death. The complex investigation took nearly two years and Antoine was initia...

BJP retains Gujarat, ousts Congress from Himachal Pradesh BJP retains Gujarat, ousts Congress from Himachal Pradesh

Out of the total 182 seats, the party won 99 seats, seven more than the mark of absolute majority, while the Congress won 77 seats. "Our best wishes to BJP that it doesn't crumble in 2019", an editorial from Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamana read on...

Pictures of the Year: Persecuted Rohingya Muslims Flee Violence in Myanmar Pictures of the Year: Persecuted Rohingya Muslims Flee Violence in Myanmar

Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest and most crowded countries, initially said the Rohingya were not welcome and ordered border guards to push them back. The civilian government, which has no control over the military, has said the army was en...

Celebrate! Staff & students cheer as power is restored at Puerto Rico school Celebrate! Staff & students cheer as power is restored at Puerto Rico school

The Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo in San Juan posted the video on their Facebook page last week and it has already been viewed more than 275,000 times and has almost 6,000 shares. They are meeting up with two dozen bucket trucks and other veh...

USA military to maintain open-ended presence in Syria: Tillerson USA military to maintain open-ended presence in Syria: Tillerson

The US will maintain military presence in Syria, focused on ensuring ISIS can not re-emerge, he announced. US forces in Syria have already faced direct threats from Syrian and Iranian-backed forces in the country, leading to the shoot-down of Ira...

Separatists claim victory in crucial Catalonia regional election Separatists claim victory in crucial Catalonia regional election

Rajoy responded by invoking the never-before-used article 155 to take control of Catalonia , sack the regional government and call the elections . Rajoy had hoped the election would return Catalonia to what he has called " normality " under...

Nine Florida State students charged in frat pledge's death Nine Florida State students charged in frat pledge's death

Arrest warrants have been issued for Luke E . Kluttz, Clayton M. Muehlstein , Anthony Petagine , Anthony Oppenheimer , John B. Ray , Brett A. "These arrest warrants strengthen our resolve to address the issue of responsible student behavior...

Donald Trump and the US National Security Strategy Donald Trump and the US National Security Strategy

Officials in Russian Federation also rejected the notion that their country is a threat to the United States . This national strategy - presidents customarily issue these every few years - is best read not as an ironclad promise or threat but as...

Wealthy new governor says he'll accept $175K salary Wealthy new governor says he'll accept $175K salary

After a bit of awkward back and forth, he said 'yes'. Democrat Phil Murphy was sworn in Tuesday as New Jersey's 56th governor. "I get paid bi-weekly and that Friday that I get paid, by Sunday more than half of it is gone", said Faheem Raoof, ...

Bob Dole to receive Congressional Gold Medal in bipartisan ceremony Bob Dole to receive Congressional Gold Medal in bipartisan ceremony

Congressional leaders from both parties spoke of Dole's service in and out of office. "Sen. Dole, because of you, America is much better". "They probably weren't true, but they were nice". By then, he had begun collecting more of the nation's hig...

Duterte's son quits as vice mayor of Davao City Duterte's son quits as vice mayor of Davao City

President Rodrigo Duterte offers words of consolation to the families of fatalities in the recent fire that hit the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall Davao during his visit at the Southern Philippines Medical Center on December 25, 2017.

Russian diplomat, Syrian opposition discuss Syrian National Dialogue preparations Russian diplomat, Syrian opposition discuss Syrian National Dialogue preparations

After almost seven years of war, hundreds of thousands of Syrians killed and a humanitarian disaster, Tillerson asked nations to keep up economic pressure on Assad but provide aid to areas no longer under Islamic State's control. And Republicans and ...

Wind Chill Advisory 6 pm Tuesday to 9 am Wednesday Wind Chill Advisory 6 pm Tuesday to 9 am Wednesday

Garrison saw the lowest predicted temperature with negative 46-degree wind chills. That means that while the temperature outside may only drop to 40, it's going to feel much colder, with wind chill factors as low as 32 degrees. Tuesday until 7 a.m. ...

Validus Holdings LTD (NYSE:VR) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report Validus Holdings LTD (NYSE:VR) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 27.42% the S&P500. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd. The Priceline Group Inc. Amalgamated Commercial Bank has invested 0.02% of its portf...

Cardinal Law, centre of church sex abuse cover-up, dies Cardinal Law, centre of church sex abuse cover-up, dies

Cardinal Law stepped down in 2002 after journalists reported he had moved paedophile priests between parishes rather than addressing victims claims. Born Nov. 4, 1931, in Torreon, Mexico, Law was the only child of a U.S. Air Force colonel and a m...

State attorney general urges Congress to allow cannabis banking State attorney general urges Congress to allow cannabis banking

Guam voters in 2014 passed the Joaquin "KC" Concepcion II Compassionate Cannabis Use Act , which legalized medical marijuana here. "In the case that law enforcement needs to verify a patient's participation in the program, they will rely on the pati...

Trump, Republicans Will Be Blamed for Government Shutdown, New Poll Finds

The Wisconsin Republican is also declining to say if there are enough GOP votes to approve that bill. On top of that, there are more than a few Democrats, especially those with tough 2018 races in red states, who have no desire to be tagged as by t...

US gets $285M cut in UN's 2018-19 budget US gets $285M cut in UN's 2018-19 budget

The resolution adopted by the United Nations on December 21, with 128 states supporting the document, called on the USA to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 6. The US government has claimed to have negot...

Lebanon might ban 'The Post' citing alleged Israeli links of Steven Spielberg's Lebanon might ban 'The Post' citing alleged Israeli links of Steven Spielberg's

Spielberg "is blacklisted by the Arab League's boycott office, which Lebanon complies with", the official explained. The two countries are still technically in a state of war. There was no word on the status of a second film that received the cen...

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