• Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China's coast
Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China's coast

The Sanchi tanker, registered in Panama, collided with the CF Crystal some 160 nautical miles off the coast near Shanghai on Saturday evening, the Ministry of Transportation said in statement on Sunday. There was a collision involving an NITC-operated supertanker in the Singapore Strait in August 2016, but there was no loss of life or pollution...

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  • One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm Metro
One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm Metro

A 45-year-old woman was also hospitalized, but her condition is unknown. "I don't dare imagine what would have happened if one or several children had found the hand grenade". Police checked in and around the subway station after the blast to make sure there were no other explosive devices. The Varby Gard station, on the Red Line in southwest St...

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  • Macy's in Downtown Miami Closing in 2018
Macy's in Downtown Miami Closing in 2018

So far, 11 stores have been identified for closure, and four of those stores' teams have been notified, the company told CNBC Wednesday afternoon. As the mega retailer Macy's announced closures of 11 more stores across the country, there's no word on whether the proposed 75,000-square-foot enlargement of the Staten Island Mall's department stor...

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  • Iran unrest divides UN Security Council meeting
Iran unrest divides UN Security Council meeting

The British envoy was addressing the United Nations Security Council session which had been held at the request of the United States to discuss recent unrests in some parts of Iran. "The Iranian regime is now on notice: the world will be watching what you do". In Moscow, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov made it clear that the prote...

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  • Jewish attorney for Roy Moore's son said he voted for Doug Jones
Jewish attorney for Roy Moore's son said he voted for Doug Jones

Corfman says Moore sexually abused her when she was 14 and then "called me a liar and immoral when I publicly disclosed his misconduct". Corfman's lawsuit cites numerous negative comments made by Moore and five top campaign allies, including campaign manager Rich Hobson, who announced Wednesday that he is running for Congress.

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  • Comey shames Republican silence on Trump's attacks against Justice Dept and Federal Bureau of Investigation
Comey shames Republican silence on Trump's attacks against Justice Dept and Federal Bureau of Investigation

Both have previously denied the allegations of trading government policy decisions for donations. Trump, of course, has constantly beaten the drum for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reopen an investigation into Clinton. "No justice!" Trump tweeted early last month in a typical barb aimed at his former opponent. "I think that even that is e...

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  • Survivors of devastating Bronx fire allowed to return to building
Survivors of devastating Bronx fire allowed to return to building

The others were described as minor. The flames broke out after 5am (9pm AEDT) in the Van Nest area of the Bronx in a building that houses a furniture store on the first floor and apartments on the upper floors. The four-story building is home to a commercial furniture store and apartment units. Five hours later, the fire crews were still fighti...

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  • Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

Trump would support Romney in a potential Senate bid. Their relationship has been complicated. "Here's what I know". Romney pilloried Trump in a March 2016 speech, calling him a "phony" and "a fraud". "I've always been a fighter". Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah is all these things and, with his party in control of Congress and the White House,...

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  • US warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks
US warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley threatened on Tuesday that the USA would cut funding to the UN's Palestinian refugee relief agency if the Israeli-Palestinian peace process fails to move forward. "Nor can Moon abandon the US-led global pressure campaign against North Korea's nuclear and missile development", Snyder said. All fr...

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  • There's A Flight That Took Off In 2018 And Landed In 2017
There's A Flight That Took Off In 2018 And Landed In 2017

The passengers are *actual* time travellers though- give their aircraft's speed their watches will run slower relative to those of us not onboard. A 10-minute delay in departure caused the flight, originally scheduled for December 31, 2017 , to take off on January 1, 2018 from Auckland, New Zealand.

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  • In Rajya Sabha, MPs demand triple talaq bill sent to Select Committee
In Rajya Sabha, MPs demand triple talaq bill sent to Select Committee

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that the government was in talks with Congress party for smooth passage of the legislation, which was passed by Lok Sabha last week. "Let it go for reconsideration to Select Committee", says NCP leader Majeed Memon. Meanwhile, the opposition is demanding that the bill be first tabled to the select ...

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  • Police looking for two missing juveniles in relation to a suspicious death
Police looking for two missing juveniles in relation to a suspicious death

James Reid stumbled upon the crime scene when he came home Sunday night - his neighbor found dead. Terry Allen Miles , 44, has a long criminal history and faced jail time for second-degree murder in 2011, KPLC reports. Law enforcement officials believe these children to be in grave or immediate danger. He was last seen driving a gray 2017 Hyun...

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  • Everton manager Sam Allardyce leads race for Cenk Tosun
Everton manager Sam Allardyce leads race for Cenk Tosun

Allardyce has high hopes for England Under-20 World Cup victor Dominic Calvert-Lewin, but insists that the youngster needs time to develop. We are struggling to score goals. "We need to strengthen in our goalscoring areas, and that's, for me, new players". Midfielders Ross Barkley and Idrissa Gueye have stepped up their recovery from hamstring in...

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  • Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Nuclear war with North Korea closer than ever
Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Nuclear war with North Korea closer than ever

He emphasized how much of a threat North Korea is becoming and issued a warning about the possibility of a strike in the region. "But if we blink, God help us all", Graham said in an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation". Russian Federation could be helping North Korea build deadly bombs that coud start World War 3 , chilling documents reveal. ...

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  • 'Multiple' Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash
'Multiple' Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

The aircraft, a single-propellor Cessna 208 Caravan, came down in a mountainous area near the Pacific coastal beach town of Punta Islita in the country's Guanacaste peninsula, the spokesman, Carlos Hidalgo, said on his Facebook page . It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. A plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing all 12 peop...

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  • NYC fire victims include resident who rescued others
NYC fire victims include resident who rescued others

NYC Mayor Di Blasio held a press conference early Friday where he stated that the deadly fire was likely accidental. Thursday's blaze is the deadliest fire in the city since 87 people were killed at a social club in 1990. He ran out in his bathrobe, jacket and sandals. The New York Times reports that Mensah passed away due to smoke inhala...

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  • Check your tickets! Powerball jackpot numbers announced
Check your tickets! Powerball jackpot numbers announced

And if that's not enough, there was no victor in Friday night's Mega Millions contest, pushing Tuesday's prize to $343 million. The cash value of tonight's jackpot is $242.9 million. The first time both games simultaneously had jackpots topping $300 million was in early August. A Mega Millions ticket sold in Washington state won the Match 5 s...

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  • 'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home
'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home

He and his wife, Karen Sue, are apparently staying in Aspen over the weekend and heading back to the Eagle County Airport on Monday. The neighbors posted the words, which were written on a rainbow flag, on a stone pillar that sits at the end of the driveways to both homes, Pitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Buglione told The Aspen Times .

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"SWATing" prank call led to officer-involved shooting, police say

Barriss was reportedly arrested about 3:15 p.m. Friday by Los Angeles police on suspicion of making the swatting call. Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston said at a news conference Friday that a prankster called 911 claiming to be an occupant of the home, saying he had shot his father and was holding his mother and a sibling hostage.

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  • Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party
Rajinikanth announces entry into politics, to form own party

Superstar Rajinikanth on the fifth day of his six-day interaction with fans at Raghavendra marriage hall opened up about the delay in the release of his magnum opus 2.0, a sequel to Enthiran, being directed by Shankar. If we step on the battlefield, we should win the war. "Had I not known its dynamics, I would have said okay", and joined politi...

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  • Unsafe cold on tap for New Year's Eve
Unsafe cold on tap for New Year's Eve

Wind chills will be even colder Monday morning. "Wind chill values of 20 below zero to 30 below zero are expected to begin Sunday night and continue through Monday morning", it said. Today's high was below freezing, reach only 22 degrees, with a low of 3 degrees. Exposed skin runs the risk of getting frost bite within 30 minutes! High 8, low 0.

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  • Hundreds Of Iranians Protest High Prices In Northeastern City Of Mashhad
Hundreds Of Iranians Protest High Prices In Northeastern City Of Mashhad

Thousands of Iranians took to the streets throughout the country on Thursday to protest against the deteriorating economic situation. The protests have continued even as anti-riot units of the State Security Forces were stationed extensively throughout the city.

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  • Authorities say 2 dead including gunman at California office
Authorities say 2 dead including gunman at California office

Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting "workplace violence". Authorities said the gunman is "believed to be deceased at the scene". Police say they received reports of a shooter at 2:25 p.m. The block where the shooting occurred includes doctor's offices and law offices, but police did not specify what kind of business it is. Polic...

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  • Former Royals closer Wade Davis off to Colorado Rockies
Former Royals closer Wade Davis off to Colorado Rockies

Wade Davis has reportedly signed a deal with the Rockies. He was part of the Royals' 2015 World Series-winning team . Despite a rough patch in August, Holland excelled as Colorado's closer, converting 41 of 45 save opportunities and posting a 3.61 ERA while pitching in a hitter-friendly environment.

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  • Two Egyptian Policeman Killed During Attack on Church
Two Egyptian Policeman Killed During Attack on Church

The second assailtant was captured soon after, Reuters reported. A video circulated on social media after the attack apparently shows the dead gunman on the ground. The attack occurred in the Helwan district - a city on the southern outskirts of Cairo , east of the Nile River. The militants are targeting mainly security personnel and Egypt...

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  • Jai Ram Thakur: From a poor farmer's son to Himachal Pradesh CM
Jai Ram Thakur: From a poor farmer's son to Himachal Pradesh CM

Few would have considered Thakur as the next Himachal chief minister when the party went to the polls but the shock defeat of its chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal brought him to the centre stage. Also remained Chairman, Rural Planning Committee and Member of various other House Committees before being inducted into Council of Minis...

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  • George Weah wins Liberia presidential election
George Weah wins Liberia presidential election

Weah, has safely reached within grasp of the Liberian presidency. A statement by the party's spokesperson, Mo Ali, explained that the party's candidate and incumbent vice president, Joseph Boakai, will also be available at the meeting. The vote was delayed for seven weeks due to legal challenges lodged by Boakai's Unity Party against the electora...

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  • Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots surpass $300 million
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots surpass $300 million

The longer odds actually end up attracting more players because the format leads to more frequent "big" jackpots . Mega Millions players can pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers-five distinct numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25-as indicated by the diversion's tenets.

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  • Social justice advocate Erica Garner suffers 'major brain damage' after heart attack
Social justice advocate Erica Garner suffers 'major brain damage' after heart attack

This comes five days after she suffered from a heart attack, leaving her in a six-day coma, according to reports . Garner's mother revealed the extent of her condition Thursday. Garner's father, Eric Garner , died while he was being arrested in Tompkinsville for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014. Eric Garner was killed by a New Y...

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  • Alabama Certified Doug Jones As The Winner Of Its Special Election
Alabama Certified Doug Jones As The Winner Of Its Special Election

Mr Moore's lawyer said the goal of the complaint was to "preserve evidence of potential election fraud and to postpone the certification of Alabama's Special Election by Secretary of State John Merrill until a thorough investigation of potential election fraud, that improperly altered the outcome of this election".

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  • Five Traffic Fatalities Reported Over the Christmas Holiday
Five Traffic Fatalities Reported Over the Christmas Holiday

The driver of the Traverse, Leticia Verde, 32, was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. The vehicle was then hit in the side by a third vehicle, ran off the roadway and overturned. Shawna Campbell, age unavailable, was taken by medical helicopter to Mercy Hospital in Joplin with serious injuries, the patrol said. Their ages and conditions ...

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  • WhatsApp to stop working on some smartphones on New Year's Eve
WhatsApp to stop working on some smartphones on New Year's Eve

The most used messenger Whatsapp has declared that it will end support by 31 December 2017 for Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10 and Windows 8.0 version and older. "These platforms don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future. Keep in mind that WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one devic...

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  • Remote Area Medical returns from Puerto Rico
Remote Area Medical returns from Puerto Rico

Remote Area Medical (RAM) crews returned from Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria , after providing care for 2,377 people on the island, according to the organization. Ameren personnel will work under the direction of incident management teams (IMTs) that were deployed to Puerto Rico Dec. 10 to support the Puerto Rico Electric Pow...

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  • Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow
Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch in effect late tonight through late Friday night, with possibly heavy snow making travel hard. That same data shows that on the average December 27 is about 31 degrees, what some would consider a welcome relief when starring at the thermometer this Wednesday.

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  • Ex-mufti rails at plan for Trump train stop at Western Wall
Ex-mufti rails at plan for Trump train stop at Western Wall

President Trump announced on December 6 that the United States would henceforth recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv-the coastal city that serves as Israel's primary commercial hub-to the ancient city that served as Israel's capital for more than 1,000 years, beginning with King David and his son, ...

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  • You can't prepay property taxes forever
You can't prepay property taxes forever

Leventhal says that almost half of the county's taxpayers will have more than $10,000 in combined state and local taxes. High-income taxpayers who itemize their deductions now benefit the most from the unlimited state and local tax deduction, commonly referred to as SALT deduction.

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  • PD: Children, woman shot and killed in Phoenix apartment
PD: Children, woman shot and killed in Phoenix apartment

Howard says the unidentified man indicated to them that he had killed two children. The suspect began shooting at the officers. That officer was injured "either by direct or indirect gunfire" and was taken to a hospital in stable condition, authorities said.

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  • Virginia Democrat asks court to reconsider decision to tie House race
Virginia Democrat asks court to reconsider decision to tie House race

They're asking the State Board of Elections to hold off on tomorrow's drawing...and for the court to reconsider its decision to count the ballot that tied up the race. The ballot in question had bubbles filled in for both Simonds and Yancey, but the bubble for Simonds was crossed out. Simonds is running againt Republican Del.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation makes stunning admission about Trump 'dossier'
Federal Bureau of Investigation makes stunning admission about Trump 'dossier'

While it was unclear which particular discussion Trump was attempting to quote, " Fox and Friends " hosts did discuss the Steele dossier on Tuesday morning. Trump fired off the tweet as Republicans in Congress have followed his lead and turned up the heat on top FBI officials over the alleged "bias" among top agents pursuing the Russian Federatio...

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  • US Sanctions Two North Korean Missile Developers
US Sanctions Two North Korean Missile Developers

Following the launch, the nation's leader, Kim Jong Un , said the country could now strike the United States with a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The has spoken enough about North Korea. Washington says there is no comparison between its openly conducted, internationally monitored military drills and North Korea's weapons progra...

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