US, Russia agree to join hands to resolve North Korean issue

The U.S. State Department issued a statement agreeing to work towards diplomatic efforts to denuclearize North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have "agreed to continue to work toward a diploma... More..

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Michigan Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot climbs to $277 million
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Michigan Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot climbs to $277 million

It's the game's largest pot since August 23, when a Chicopee woman won a $758.7 million jackpot, the largest jackpot ever won on a single ticket in US lottery history. No winning tickets were sold for Saturday'...More..

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake

The announcement comes soon after U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans to move the American embassy out of Tel Aviv, where all embassies are now located, to Jerusalem. Local residents told The Jerus...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Hillary Clinton Named Most Admired Woman, Again

It was a close race. It was her 16th consecutive year, and Gallup sounds skeptical that the streak will continue, as "her popularity [is] at a nadir and the percentage naming her as most-admired the lowest in 1...More..

Syria: Eastern Ghouta medical evacuations begin following 'long negotiations'
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Syria: Eastern Ghouta medical evacuations begin following 'long negotiations'

Residents and aid workers said the government has tightened the siege in recent months in what they called a deliberate use of starvation as a weapon of war, a charge the government denies. "In the two months s...More..

US Marshals capture triple homicide suspect in Tennessee
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

US Marshals capture triple homicide suspect in Tennessee

All three were killed by gunshot wounds to the head and police said Dalton owned the home where they were killed, according to the World Herald . He is the son of victims John and Jean and also the uncle of Le...More..

Modi government distances itself from Hegde's remarks
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Modi government distances itself from Hegde's remarks

Speaking at a function in Karnataka, Hegde had said that "those who, without knowing about their parental blood, call themselves secular, they don't have their own identity.They don't know about their parentage...More..

Toronto's extreme cold weather to end by New Year's Eve
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Toronto's extreme cold weather to end by New Year's Eve

Wind chills may not be extreme but expect values to stay steady in the -30s. While the Rocky Mountains are mostly shielding the East Kootenay from the massive Arctic front that is bringing a wind-chilling dee...More..

Russia: Several injured after blast in Saint Petersburg supermarket, say police
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Russia: Several injured after blast in Saint Petersburg supermarket, say police

Sky News reported that four people were taken to hospital after the explosion. No group has claimed responsibility for the explosion at the market in the Kalininsky district, on the ground floor of the Gigan...More..

Bitterly cold weather to continue for Wednesday
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Bitterly cold weather to continue for Wednesday

As a low pressure system begins to approach the region early Thursday , temperatures will warm slightly. With that stronger breeze setting up, wind chills aren't expected to get warmer than the single digits o...More..

WhatsApp will ditch Blackberry OS and Windows Phone by New Year's
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

WhatsApp will ditch Blackberry OS and Windows Phone by New Year's

It comes after WhatsApp had in January 2017 granted a temporary stay of execution for BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Android 2.1 and 2.2, Windows Phone 7 and the iPhone 3GS and i...More..

DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power

These new personnel will work under the direction of the seven incident management teams (IMTs) that were deployed to Puerto Rico on December 10 to support the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority's (PREPA's) r...More..

Cold weather to stick around Wednesday
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Cold weather to stick around Wednesday

Highs Friday will reach the upper 30s and lower 40s statewide before high temperatures cool to the mid-to-upper 30s Saturday, low-to-upper 20s Sunday and mid-20s Monday. Temperatures on Wednesday, near zero by ...More..

Russian Orthodox patriarch announces prisoner swap deal in Ukraine
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Russian Orthodox patriarch announces prisoner swap deal in Ukraine

More than a dozen Ukrainian soldiers held by pro-Russian separatists have been released as part of a prisoner exchange. Putin said on Tuesday that Russian Federation meant to draft a UN Security Counc...More..

60 inches of snow in Erie and counting
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

60 inches of snow in Erie and counting

A heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the USA city of Erie on Christmas Day, forcing officials to declare a state of emergency. Another 19 inches fell before dawn Tuesday, bringing the total to...More..

White House magnolia tree to be cut back after 182 years
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

White House magnolia tree to be cut back after 182 years

She said Mrs Trump had taken the decision to remove the current tree as it posed a threat to "the safety of visitors and members of the press who are often standing right in front" of it when the presidential h...More..

Boys charged with murder after sandbag from overpass kills man
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Boys charged with murder after sandbag from overpass kills man

Authorities in Toledo, Ohio , have charged four boys with murder after a sandbag they allegedly dropped from an interstate overpass killed a passenger in a vehicle. Byrd was en route to meet friends in Toledo....More..

Home and Away actress in critical condition after two-car collision
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Home and Away actress in critical condition after two-car collision

New South Wales police have now warned drivers in the area about "fatigue and complacency" whilst driving, with the crash raising the state's Christmas fatality toll to 21. The horrific vehicle crash that kill...More..

Russian General Claims US Retraining ISIS Soldiers To Overtake Syria
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Russian General Claims US Retraining ISIS Soldiers To Overtake Syria

The comments by British Army Major General Felix Gedney indicate that the coalition will rely on the Syrian government to go after ISIS militants in areas controlled by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar...More..

States Reporting Widespread Flu Nearly Doubles in One Week
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

States Reporting Widespread Flu Nearly Doubles in One Week

Joshi still encourages people to get their flu shot, saying it's still the best way to avoid getting the flu. Hepatitis A is usually contracted from contaminated food and water or direct exposure to people wh...More..

Several dead following crash near Abilene
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Several dead following crash near Abilene

Tuesday in Dickinson County. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a rollover crash along westbound I-70 near Abilene. The Toyota, heading south and containi...More..

Guatemala President to move embassy to Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Guatemala President to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala's top diplomat defended the country's decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, rejecting global and domestic scrutiny after following the U.S.' lead. On Sunday, Haley blamed United Nations...More..

Japan Insists 2015 Comfort Women Pact be Kept Despite Opposition
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Japan Insists 2015 Comfort Women Pact be Kept Despite Opposition

The South Korean government will now review the panel's findings and consult again with victims, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told a news conference. During the bilateral talks, Tokyo had asked Seoul to refr...More..

Australian grandmother acquitted of trafficking drugs into Malaysia
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Australian grandmother acquitted of trafficking drugs into Malaysia

But she did not succeed in meeting her supposed love interest while there and ended up being given a bag by a stranger, who asked her to take it to Melbourne . Farhan Shafee, one of Exposto's lawyers, said his...More..

Despite Trump's sabotage efforts, Obamacare sign ups almost match 2016
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Despite Trump's sabotage efforts, Obamacare sign ups almost match 2016

It could become a springboard for marketing pitches by insurers as they try to sign up more consumers when open enrollment starts November 1. And Obamacare enrollment continued this year , despite the Trump ...More..

Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM

The Ridge Ground turned saffron with BJP flags fluttering all around and cut outs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Jai Ram Thakur dominating the scene. Dhumal was defeated in this ...More..

Tuesday Weather: Bitterly Cold Air
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Tuesday Weather: Bitterly Cold Air

As much as 4 inches of snow will fall between 7 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday , according to the weather service. Friday's shortwave moving across the South looked more fearsome on the long-range models ...More..

Quick Lane Bowl: Duke pulls away from NIU
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Quick Lane Bowl: Duke pulls away from NIU

The route to finishing above the.500 mark this season was rocky. With Sutton wreaking havoc in the backfield, the Huskies enter ranked in the top 25 in FBS in nine defensive categories, including first in tackl...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother obscured by glass screen, Pakistan propaganda
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's meeting with wife, mother obscured by glass screen, Pakistan propaganda

Pakistani officials say the meeting has been allowed "purely on humanitarian grounds" and special arrangements have been put in place at the foreign ministry where the interaction will take place. There were no...More..

Kabul bombing near Afghan intelligence agency
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Kabul bombing near Afghan intelligence agency

The victims included women whose auto was going past the area at the time of the blast, reports said. The blast follows an attack fended off during an hours-long gun battle a week ago at a Kabul training faci...More..