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North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations

North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations The people are crying out for freedom. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause". In a New Year's Day address Kim Jong-un said the USA could not start a war against his country because he has a nuclear weapons button on his desk and claimed the whole of America is in the range of his missiles . [Full Article...]

Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey

Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey President Donald Trump is accusing the Justice Department of being part of the "deep state" and suggesting it "must finally act" against a top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot up to $363 million

Mega Millions jackpot up to $363 million Either way, it's a ton of money. The two biggest lottery games are both offering eye-popping jackpots to kick off 2018. The drawing is at 10 p.m. today. The drawing for Powerball is Wednesday night. With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that months pass without someone winning a Mega Millions jackpot. [Full Article...]

The Round Rock Police Department is searching for two children

The Round Rock Police Department is searching for two children She has a stud on the right side of her nose and braces as well, authorities said. The alert doesn't describe the nature of the relationship between Miles and the children. Miles is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. Reid said he hopes the girls are safe. There is a white sticker on the upper right hand corner of the rear window. [Full Article...]

IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours

IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours It will replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) besides allowing practitioners of alternative medicines, such as homoeopathy and ayurveda, to practice allopathy after completing a bridge course. The bill is also aimed at bringing reforms in the medical education sector which has been under scrutiny for corruption and unethical practices. Dr Kumar said a six-month bridge course for AYUSH profess... [Full Article...]

Georgia RB Sony Michel not satisfied with Rose Bowl win

Georgia RB Sony Michel not satisfied with Rose Bowl win Both teams settled for field goals in the first overtime. The Bulldogs will play either Alabama or Clemson on January 8 for the national championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, about 70 miles from their campus. "That was just kind of always one of those places that you kind of put on the bucket list as far as, want to go to that game one day, be involved in that game one day". [Full Article...]

Unsafe wind chills continue across the area

Unsafe wind chills continue across the area We'll stay below freezing for the rest of the week. Temperatures for most Monday are only in the teens. A Wind Chill Advisory is in place for northeast Wyoming and most of the Black Hills. It goes back to being very cold on Friday in the low 20s and it will be mostly sunny. In addition, that north wind could allow for some bay-effect flurries to develop. [Full Article...]

South Korea offers to talk with North on Olympics cooperation

South Korea offers to talk with North on Olympics cooperation Analysts say Kim may be trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its ally Washington as a way to ease global isolation and sanctions against North Korea . "When it comes to North-South relations, we should lower the military tensions on the Korean Peninsula to create a peaceful environment", Kim said. [Full Article...]

At least 12 die in plane crash in Costa Rica

At least 12 die in plane crash in Costa Rica The ministry also said later that 10 foreigners were passengers aboard the plane, which was flown by two Costa Rican pilots. It said the plane had taken off nearby. The cause of the crash was not yet known, the country's security ministry said. They said within minutes after takeoff the plane took a nose dive and crashed. [Full Article...]

CRPF man killed, in Jaish Fidayeen attack in Kashmir's Pulwama district

CRPF man killed, in Jaish Fidayeen attack in Kashmir's Pulwama district Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid terming the attack on CRPF camp as unfortunate said as long as "Pakistan keeps sending militants, security forces and people of Kashmir will continue to go through these incidents". The IG further said, the exchange of fire was going on till afternoon on Sunday. In the initial attack, several CRPF personnel were injured, they said, adding that the milit... [Full Article...]

2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York He said the motive was unknown, adding that police were confident there would be no further arrests but that "it's certainly open as we continue". Both suspects, from Schenectady , New York, were arraigned in Troy City Court on Saturday, with the next court appearance scheduled for Thursday. [Full Article...]

George Weah declared victor of Liberia vote

George Weah declared victor of Liberia vote Weah responded: "I am honoured to join a new generation of heads of state". "As a leader in the West African sub-region, Nigeria, especially under the PDP, played key roles in ensuring political stability in Liberia and must continue to show direction by ensuring the consolidation of democratic practice and culture both at home and in other countries in the sub-region". [Full Article...]

Pence neighbors in Aspen hang 'Make America Gay Again' banner

Pence neighbors in Aspen hang 'Make America Gay Again' banner Pence has a long history of opposition to LGBTQ equality , including promoting conversion therapy , opposing funding to fight HIV/AIDS , opposing marriage equality , and promoting religious exemptions to anti-discrimination laws. He has also been accused of being a proponent of "conversion therapy", a practice which purports to change individuals' sexual orientation via spiritual intervention. [Full Article...]

Erica Garner dies; fought police brutality after dad's death

Erica Garner dies; fought police brutality after dad's death According to New York Daily News , Erica Garner learned she had heart problems about four months ago when she suffered her first heart attack shortly after the delivery of her son , whom she named after her father. Though Garner's death was ruled a homicide, the grand jury did not indict Pantaleo and the city of NY settled with Garner's estate for $5.9 million. News reports conflicted between ... [Full Article...]

Extreme cold wave? Donald Trump jokes that global warming may help

Extreme cold wave? Donald Trump jokes that global warming may help There have been far more record highs than record lows throughout the year. "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record", Trump began, talking not about the eastern part of the globe but of east US. Twitter was not happy with Trump's tweet , with many pointing out the recent devastating wildfires in California showed the negative effect global warming has had on the US. [Full Article...]

Police officers killed in shooting outside Egypt church

Coptic churches in Egypt are often attacked. The gunman had opened fire outside the church, wounding five security guards, and tried to storm the building when police shot him dead, the officials said. Two gunmen opened fired outside the Marmina Coptic Orthodox church in Helwan, a neighborhood in south Cairo, Khaled Megahed told reporters. The officials requested anonymity because they were not ... [Full Article...]

Alabama Certified Doug Jones As The Winner Of Its Special Election

Alabama Certified Doug Jones As The Winner Of Its Special Election He will be sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence and will assume his duties immediately after. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill certified the results of the December 12 special election and dismissed claims of voter fraud by the campaign of the defeated Republican candidate, Roy Moore . [Full Article...]

#EricaGarner: Erica Garner Suffered Brain Damage, Family Hopes For Recovery

#EricaGarner: Erica Garner Suffered Brain Damage, Family Hopes For Recovery She became a prominent civil rights leader and met former U.S. President Barack Obama in 2016. According to family members, Garner had a heart attack on Christmas Eve that was initially triggered by an asthma attack. But a grand jury in NY declined to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used the chokehold while attempting to arrest Garner for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes outside a Staten I... [Full Article...]

Husband in custody, 2 officers suspended following woman's death

Husband in custody, 2 officers suspended following woman's death Sources say the 22-year-old victim called 911 around 9 a.m. Wednesday (December 27) to report that she was in fear of her husband, who was acting strangely. Wells lived in the Brooklyn house where she was found dead, with her husband and young daughter, according to the New York Post . "If they did, they would have seen her". [Full Article...]

Putin says St Petersburg blast was terrorist act

Putin says St Petersburg blast was terrorist act The Egyptian foreign ministry's statement renewed Egypt's call for the need to unite worldwide efforts to fight terrorism and its funding resources. The Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case on the grounds of attempted mass murder after the blast. [Full Article...]


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