Kwanzaa Celebration Draws Crowd to Jefferson School

Umoja - one of the 7 principles of Kwanzaa that will be celebrated over the next 7 days by many in our African America community. The name itself is derived from the Swahili phrase " matunda ya kwanza ", meaning "first fruits". One candle is l... More..

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Library Of Congress Stops Archiving Every Single Tweet
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Library Of Congress Stops Archiving Every Single Tweet

The library says it began archiving tweets "for the same reason it collects other materials - to acquire and preserve a record of knowledge and creativity for Congress and the American people". The initiative w...More..

Oswego County homeowners can now prepay 2018 property taxes
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Oswego County homeowners can now prepay 2018 property taxes

That's led some tax advisers to urge prepayment of 2018 property taxes before the year ends to maximize those deductions in 2017. "I have been asked many times about paying 2018 property taxes in 2017 to ad...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

4 bodies found in basement apartment in upstate NY

Rob Appleton of Troop G Bureau of Criminal Investigation said. Daniel DeWolf told the Albany Times Union that the building's property manager was among those found in the residence, but no other details abo...More..

Best Friends Are Like Family, They Turn Out To Be Brothers
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Best Friends Are Like Family, They Turn Out To Be Brothers

Imagine you and your best friend stay BFFs for 60 years, and then you find out you're actually related-siblings, no less. "We've been playing cribbage all our lives", Macfarlane said . He came upon a list of D...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Donald Trump: Phony Dossier Is a 'Crooked Hillary Pile of Garbage'

On the program, the former House Ways and Means committee chairman commented that it has been "long known" that the dossier is "bogus". Trump has also targeted the FBI in recent weeks for what many Republic...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Utah's biggest newspaper unloads on Orrin Hatch

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) made a classic social media blunder on Tuesday, thanking the Salt Lake Tribune for an editorial that called out "his utter lack of integrity". For the record, I voted for @SpencerJ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Minn. police remove white nationalists' memorial for woman with Upstate NY ties

The California-based group lit 12 candles and laid out two dozen red roses on the sidewalk, along with a framed photo of Damond and small messages saying "United We Stand" and " Identity Evropa ". Police spokes...More..

Virginia election board postpones draw to decide tied delegate race
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Virginia election board postpones draw to decide tied delegate race

That decision left the two candidates tied with 11,608 votes each in a district that encompasses the shipping hub of Newport News in southeastern Virginia, setting the stage for the equivalent of a coin toss to...More..

Christmas tree recycling program in Lancaster County
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Christmas tree recycling program in Lancaster County

Sponsors say it collected more than 15,000 trees previous year. Trees can only be habitats for land bound critters either; trees sunk into ponds or lakes can provide habitats for fish. Trees that are kept too l...More..

USA sanctions two more North Korean officials over ballistic missile programme
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

USA sanctions two more North Korean officials over ballistic missile programme

The department also sanctioned Ri Pyong Chol, who it said was "reported to be a key official" in the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles. Pyongyang has responded with various threats, including d...More..

PD: Children, woman shot and killed in Phoenix apartment
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

PD: Children, woman shot and killed in Phoenix apartment

After arriving, they found a woman with gunshot wounds. Officers managed to get into the apartment and apprehend the suspect, Howard said. After almost six hours, officers spotted the baby dead inside the u...More..

Kane going for Shearer's mark
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Kane going for Shearer's mark

Alli's assist for one of Kane's hat-trick goals in the 3-0 win at Burnley was the 13th time he's supplied the killer pass for the England striker since he arrived from Milton Keynes in 2015. 36 Premier League...More..

Thirty-seven feared dead after shopping mall fire in Philippines
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Thirty-seven feared dead after shopping mall fire in Philippines

All 37 were call center agents working for Research Now Survey Sampling International (SSI), a business processing outsourcing company based in the mall, company and city officials said. Duterte-Carpio and Tiu ...More..

British woman accused of drug smuggling into Egypt jailed for three years
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

British woman accused of drug smuggling into Egypt jailed for three years

She has repeatedly maintained that she had no idea that the drugs were illegal and that she brought them for her Egyptian boyfriend, Omar Caboo, also 33, who has a bad back. Laura Plummer was due to go on trial...More..

Kasich signs OH law banning abortions for Down syndrome
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Kasich signs OH law banning abortions for Down syndrome

Under the new law , which takes effect in late March, doctors who knowingly perform an abortion on a woman whose fetus has a Down syndrome diagnosis could be charged with a fourth-degree felony and be jailed...More..

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Mumbai Reception: All You Need To Know
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Mumbai Reception: All You Need To Know

The Delhi reception, which was graced by the presence of PM Narendra Modi , also saw Kohli's brothers in arms, Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina in attendance. Anushka Sharma's friends from the fraternity are a...More..

Christmas Mystery: Did Julian Assange Delete His Own Twitter Account?
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Christmas Mystery: Did Julian Assange Delete His Own Twitter Account?

The account does not appear to have been suspended by Twitter, and the most recent cached version of his account suggests he had not tweeted since Friday. Wikileaks reposted the Navy tweet, saying, "Despite s...More..

Navalny Supporters Rally in Russian Cities to Support Presidential Nomination
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Navalny Supporters Rally in Russian Cities to Support Presidential Nomination

Biologist Svetlana Sorokina, 41, said it was important to show the Kremlin "there are many people like us". For Tatyana Komendant, 65, whether Navalny would make a good president or not was secondary. Polls s...More..

United Nations passes tough new sanctions on North Korea
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

United Nations passes tough new sanctions on North Korea

Security Council sanctions passed in September . "And should the North Korean regime conduct another nuclear or ballistic missile test, this resolution commits the Security Council to take even further action"...More..

'Humanitarian gesture, template for others': How Pakistan media reported Kulbhushan-family meet
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

'Humanitarian gesture, template for others': How Pakistan media reported Kulbhushan-family meet

Convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav thanked Pakistan on Monday for letting him meet with his mother and wife, who arrived here in the morning. Worse Singh was kept behind an additional partition which preven...More..

Eric Garner's Daughter, An Advocate Against Police Brutality, Is In A Coma
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Eric Garner's Daughter, An Advocate Against Police Brutality, Is In A Coma

The 27-year-old mother of two is now listed in critical condition at a hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. After the birth, Erica suffered her first cardiac arrest. Eric Garner's most established little girl, Erica, wa...More..

BJP stakes claim to form government in Gujarat
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

BJP stakes claim to form government in Gujarat

In addition to Mr. Rupani and his deputy, Nitin Patel , several leaders will be sworn in as Ministers by Governor O.P. Kohli. That he also successfully contained disenchantment with the government over farm ...More..

United Kingdom queen laments terror attacks in Christmas message
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

United Kingdom queen laments terror attacks in Christmas message

Earlier in March , five were killed in an attack near the House of Parliament. Manchester suffered the worst terrorist attack in United Kingdom soil this year when twenty two people were killed after a suicid...More..

Pakistan, China, Afghanistan foreign ministers hold talks in Beijing
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Pakistan, China, Afghanistan foreign ministers hold talks in Beijing

China, in particular, thanked Pakistan and Afghanistan for supporting Beijing's fight against the East Turkestan Islamic Movement and other groups. "This meeting is a different one - it was the initiative o...More..

More snow on the way this Christmas day — Metro Detroit Weather
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

More snow on the way this Christmas day — Metro Detroit Weather

Take caution while driving. Our area was hit by the first significant snowfall of the year on Christmas Eve. Wind chills on Wednesday night could reach -20 degrees Fahrenheit. Snow will continue tonight acr...More..

Mumbai gets India's first ever air- conditioned local train
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Mumbai gets India's first ever air- conditioned local train

The AC local is one of the most anticipated trains as nearly 38 lakh commuters who hold passes travel on WR every day. The first Air Conditioned local train will depart on its historical introductory run from...More..

Christmas celebrated in Odisha
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Christmas celebrated in Odisha

The students who were led by their teachers and principal also went door to door in the parish and shared Christmas treats with Christian kids. The Christmas celebrations began with midnight mass late o...More..

Blue UK passports not a sign of sovreignty, European Union said
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Blue UK passports not a sign of sovreignty, European Union said

The blue cover, per the statement, is a return to the "original appearance" of the British passport and the colour blue was "first used in 1921". The burgundy passports will also continue to be issued after w...More..

Christmas tree may be to blame for fire that displaced Irving family
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas tree may be to blame for fire that displaced Irving family

The Red Cross will find the family temporary house while officials investigate. They have opened a shelter at the First Baptist Church on East Main Street in Spartanburg for those residents. "The homeowner actu...More..