WEATHER WARNING: Amber heavy snow warning issued for Sheffield with 10cm expected

Some delays to air travel are also expected. 'There is a possibility that some rural communities could become temporarily cut off. Power cuts may also occur'. Temperatures will remain at around 0C. A number of roads proved hard this morning with ... More..

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Half of Minnesotans don't think Franken should go through with resignation
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Half of Minnesotans don't think Franken should go through with resignation

Franken closed saying he was pleased to be able to pass policy that made a change in the lives of people across the state of Minnesota. "A lot of those folks would laugh if you described them as political pow...More..

Charlottesville Curbside Christmas Tree Collection the Week of January 8, 2018
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Charlottesville Curbside Christmas Tree Collection the Week of January 8, 2018

Properties in the French Quarter or DDD, served by Empire Services, should place their trees curbside before 4 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11. The tree must fit into the closed container, so cut the tree into pieces...More..

Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan for making 'absurd' charges against Jadhav's family
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Sushma Swaraj slams Pakistan for making 'absurd' charges against Jadhav's family

Jadhav was arrested by the Pakistani authorities in 2016 and was later accused of fomenting trouble in the restive Balochistan province. While India says that Jadhav is a retired Indian navy official, the ...More..

Trump wants Postal Service to charge
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Trump wants Postal Service to charge "much more" for Amazon shipments

States Postal Service on Friday, admonishing the service for its financial losses and for failing to charge more . Amazon shares traded down slightly after Trump's tweet. The Post's editors and Bezos have ...More..

Cold reality: Frozen pipes can be messy, expensive disaster
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Cold reality: Frozen pipes can be messy, expensive disaster

The city said every year 311 receives a number of calls in regards to no water due to frozen pipes. Wrap pipes with insulation material or heat tape. Water officials say preparation is the best course of acti...More..

Huge Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots up for grabs
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Huge Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots up for grabs

IL lotto player Patricia Busking nabbed the Mega Millions in mid-August, taking home $393 million. The Powerball jackpot is the 20th largest in US lottery history. There were no Match 5 $1 million winners. ...More..

South Korea Holds Hong Kong Ship over North Korean Oil
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

South Korea Holds Hong Kong Ship over North Korean Oil

As per the data, China did not export oil, including jet fuel, gasoline, diesel or fuel oil, to North Korea in November, marking the second straight month of no exports, reported Reuters . The ship in questi...More..

Disney to begin allowing employees to access guests rooms without consent
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Disney to begin allowing employees to access guests rooms without consent

However, the Disney terms of service now state that 'the hotel and its staff reserve the right to enter your room for any purposes including, but not limited to, performing maintenance and repairs or checking o...More..

Korean Government Threatens to Shut Down All Bitcoin Exchanges
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Korean Government Threatens to Shut Down All Bitcoin Exchanges

Until recently, markets for bitcoin and its competitors barely existed in the country. According to CoinDesk, a cryptocurrency information provider, the price of bitcoin plunged to 13-thousand-600 dollars, ...More..

Multiple People Shot in Southern California, 2 Dead
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Multiple People Shot in Southern California, 2 Dead

The incident reported at around 2:25 PM (local time) is now over. The two-story building is home to several law offices, but police didn't specify what kind of business it is. Police said Friday afternoon tha...More..

Israeli Soldiers Fire Six Shells Into Gaza
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Israeli Soldiers Fire Six Shells Into Gaza

Police said another rocket exploded in a populated area damaging a building but causing no injuries. The Israeli army claimed it was responding to shells, fired from Gaza into Sha'ar Hangev Regional Council o...More..

WEATHER: Friday, Dec. 29 - Chance of flurries
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

WEATHER: Friday, Dec. 29 - Chance of flurries

Chicago may see its highs stuck in the single digits both Saturday and New Year's Day . Happy Thursday! Clouds have hung around through the night and temperatures as you head out the door this morning wi...More..

No arrests yet in Troy quadruple homicide, investigation continues
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

No arrests yet in Troy quadruple homicide, investigation continues

The surviving son of an upstate NY woman murdered along with her two young children and lover said he was afraid to leave the house in fears of being killed. Police responded to the building on Second Avenue ...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Rare public protests spread across Iran amid spiraling inflation

Thousands of people also marched in protest in cities of Qom (central Iran), Hamedan (west), Isfahan (central Iran), Shiraz (southern Iran), Rasht, Sari and Qaemshahr (northern Iran), Qazvin (northwest of T...More..

Scientists Slam Trump Tweet on 'Good Old Global Warming'
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Scientists Slam Trump Tweet on 'Good Old Global Warming'

Trump's views on climate change and global warming have proved controversial in the past as well. "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record. "So you think that climate change isn't ...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Gunmen kill 12 in Cairo church

Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said the attack outside the Coptic Church of Mar Mina left at least one policeman dead and eight others wounded, including two critically. The attack took place when two...More..

Prince Harry: Meghan had 'fantastic' Christmas with Queen and royals
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Prince Harry: Meghan had 'fantastic' Christmas with Queen and royals

Instead, onlookers who saw the brothers and their partners walking in Sandringham to view the royal couples at St Mary Magdalene Church managed to get the most flawless and iconic photo of the royal couples. We...More..

Winter storm watch starts Friday morning for Lake, Ashtabula counties
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Winter storm watch starts Friday morning for Lake, Ashtabula counties

With that said , be sure to limit you and your pet's time outdoors, as frostbite and/or hypothermia can occur within 30 to 40 minutes if your skin is exposed with these type of conditions. According to the NOA...More..

Scale of attacks on children in 2017 is shocking
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Scale of attacks on children in 2017 is shocking

At least 700 children were killed in the first nine months of the year in Afghanistan, Unicef said . "More and more of the armed groups in these various wars are taking the desperate measures of recruiting...More..

Woman killed in Troy quadruple homicide attended West Genesee High School
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Woman killed in Troy quadruple homicide attended West Genesee High School

He said, however, that the person or persons responsible are considered unsafe and potentially capable of anything. Robinson says he knows nothing about Mells. "Please give us time to grieve", she wrote, aski...More..

US, Turkey to resume full visa services
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

US, Turkey to resume full visa services

No details concerning the nature of the call has been released. The U.S. claimed the decision came after Turkey reassured officials that local employees would not be subjected to additional scrutiny. "In term...More..

Congratulations as George Weah Reportedly Elected President of Liberia
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Congratulations as George Weah Reportedly Elected President of Liberia

Weah, has safely reached within grasp of the Liberian presidency. With a total voter turnout of 1,198,984 (56% of registered voters), The CDC candidate received, according to the NEC, 61.5% of the total votes...More..

Husband in Custody in Death of Brooklyn Mother
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Husband in Custody in Death of Brooklyn Mother

The NYPD officers, identified as Wael Jaber and Wing Hong Lau, were initially dispatched to the home of Tonie Wells, 22, on the morning of December 27 - before her body was found and her husband was arrested fo...More..

Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists

Sayed Abbas Hussaini, a journalist at the agency, said there appeared to have been more than one explosion during the attack, following an initial blast at the entrance to the compound. President Ashraf Ghani's...More..

by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Trump's Attack on Anna Wintour Steers Backlash Away From Vanity Fair

Democratic strategist and former aide to Clinton and John Kerry, Peter Daou‏, also came out to defend Clinton. The video, which VF described as "an attempt at humor " in its apology, suggested Clinton should t...More..

Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result

The win narrowed the Republican majority in the U.S. Senate to 51-49 - a margin which political observers say could complicate efforts to move GOP-backed legislation through Congress in 2018. Alabama Secretary ...More..

Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead

Eric Garner was killed in July 2014 when plainclothes officers from the New York Police Department were arresting him for selling single, untaxed cigarettes. Eric Garner died after being put in a banned cho...More..

President Trump again falsely claims he's signed more bills than any president
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

President Trump again falsely claims he's signed more bills than any president

Tuesday night, CNN released footage of Trump at his golf club in West Palm Beach, just a day after he tweeted that he'd return to work post-Christmas. Though the White House wouldn't confirm if his Wednesday v...More..

China's Geely takes 8.2 percent stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

China's Geely takes 8.2 percent stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo

This move by Geely continues the company's trend of acquisitions over the last few years. Volvo Car Group was split from AB Volvo nearly 20 years ago and Geely said it was not its current intention to try to ...More..