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Hollywood actresses, writers launch project to fight sexual harassment

Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep and Natalie Portman are among stars backing a campaign in Hollywood against sexual harassment. "To every woman employed in agr...


Amber Alert issued for 2 kids as woman's death is investigated

Authorities conducted a welfare check at the home and found the body of a woman. Miles might be in route to Louisiana in a grey 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas l...


South Korea offers Winter Olympic talks to North Korea

Professor Kim Hyun-Wook at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy said the North was trying to use the Olympics to improve ties with the South despite tensions w...


At least 12 die in plane crash in Costa Rica

The country's Ministry of Public Security said in a statement that the aircraft went down in Guanacaste, a province in the country's northwestern corner popul...


New Year's at Noon: Kids, families ring in 2018 early

Many screamed, cheered and shook homemade noisemakers as the countdown ended and balloons and glitter fell the the floor. The Noon Year's Eve event was not ...


Powerball: How about $384 million for New Year's?

Tickets for the Mega Millions and Powerball sell for $2 each. The Powerball jackpot has jumped to an estimated $384 million for Saturday night's draw, with ...


Vice President Mike Pence mocked by LGBTQ community at Colorado ski resort

In fact, some neighbors later came out to give the servicemen standing around in the cold some chili and corn muffins. The Secret Service removed the banner wit...


Oregon Baker Refused to Make Wedding Cake; Court Rejects Religious Argument

Furthermore, the judges found that the Kleins intentionally inflicted emotional harm on the Bowman-Pryors by sharing their address and contact information onlin...


Rajinikanth to announce his political plans shortly

In a Firstpost article, Rajinikanth was quoted as saying: "I had earlier mentioned that let us face the war when it comes". I repeat here, politics is not new...


Afghanistan explosion: Shia organisation hit in Kabul

Women, children and journalists were among the dead, and most of the injured suffered from burns, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health said. " Today...


Unsafe cold will linger into New Year's Day

Expect frigid temperatures and potentially unsafe wind chills for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Anyone venturing outside this New Year's weekend should b...


Hundreds Of Iranians Protest High Prices In Northeastern City Of Mashhad

Demonstrators reportedly gathered to protest rising prices in the country, alleged corruption in the government and Iran's involvement other in regional conflic...


2 dead in California workplace shooting

They said they found multiple casualties, but said it was no longer considered an active shooting scene. Police responded to reports of an active shooter at...


Closer Wade Davis reaches three-year deal with Rockies

Davis , 32, has 79 saves over the past four seasons, including 32 last season . Passan also said there is a fourth-year vesting option that could take the tot...


United Nations chief condemns attack on church near Cairo

Two police officers were among those killed, reports said. A video circulating on social media after Friday's attack apparently showed the gunman lying on the...


Ex-footballer George Weah elected President of Liberia

State radio correspondents reported unofficial results overnight indicating that former worldwide soccer player George Weah led in several counties, but electio...


Husband in Custody, Cops Suspended in Young Brooklyn Mother's Stairwell Death

Sources close to the NYPD revealed that officers were "responding to a wellness check" at the couple's home but failed to get out of their patrol vehicle in a s...


Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots reach combined $690M with no winners

They also cost $2 per ticket. California resident Jeff Lindsay claimed the winning Powerball ticket June 10 and received an annuity of $447.8 million. To win th...


When will Doug Jones be sworn in to the US Senate?

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 El...


Erica Garner Was Reportedly Declared Brain Dead

Erica Garner , who became a vocal member of the Black Lives Matter movement after her father was killed by a police officer three years ago, was in intensiv...


Polson woman dead, 2 people hurt in Lake County crash

The initial collision took place at a narrowing in the road where Highway 86 crosses a culvert. Kansas Highway Patrol said the truck fell 25 feet before landi...


WhatsApp to End BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone Support on December 31

The messaging service, which has over 1.2 billion users across the world, will no longer offer upgrades for smartphones running BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 ...


LG&E, KU to aid in Puerto Rico power restoration

A total of 56 pieces of equipment and restoration vehicles will be readied to travel by barge to San Juan, Puerto Rico on January 2, 2018. Aside from offering...


Cold weather to stick around Wednesday

Weather service data fro the Hartford-region shows that the record low for December 27th is 0 degrees, set more than a century ago. For Monday's big Penguin S...


Israeli Minister Plans to Name Train Station After Trump Following Jerusalem Decision

As a token of thanks for recognising Jerusalem as its capital, Israel plans to name a train station in the city after Donald Trump . The Israeli transpor...


Mother, 2 children killed in Christmas standoff in Phoenix

Phoenix police said that the suspect, who has now been taken into custody, got into nearly a seven-hour standoff with police, which led to a police officer bei...


Virginia officials postpone draw to decide tied statehouse election

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 th...


Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes

Doing so might help homeowners who expect their 2018 state and local tax burden will exceed $10,000, as well as those who expect to itemize in 2017 but not item...


Four dead found in Troy, NY, home; police treating as homicide

Rob Appleton of Troop G Bureau of Criminal Investigation said. It is not clear if police are searching for persons of interest in the case. Investigators sa...


Trump continues attack on Federal Bureau of Investigation, calls Clinton dossier 'garbage'

Melber said Trump is close to "crossing the line" his legal team has warned against and played the "Fox News segment that triggered him" about the dossier. "The...


US Sanctions Two North Korean Officials Over Weapons Program

The sanctions follow a U.N. Security Council resolution adopted Friday that imposes new, harsh sanctions in response to the country's November 28 ballistic miss...


City will pick up Christmas trees by the curb throughout January

Worcester County is now hosting it's annual collection of Christmas trees, and it's free! However, Christmas trees can build up sap that can be risky to burn ...


North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"

The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a new sanctions resolution that targets almost 90 percent of refined petroleum product exports to Nort...


United States must learn from experiences, says Pak Foreign Minister

Calling Afghanistan an important partner in the Belt and Road Initiative, Wang said China hoped to synergise its development strategy for Afghanistan and expand...


Christians mark Christmas with due religious fervour

Meanwhile, Christmas Mass was also held at St Mary's Church in tourist destination Gulmarg. The prayers were held at the Holy Family Catholic Church and All...