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From rain to ice to snow, Jackson hit with big temperature drop

From basements flooding in Revere to Boston's waterfront disappearing under a tidal surge, a forecast of heavy rain on top of the piles of snow is not a welcome...


Netanyahu Government Approves $116 Billion Budget for 2019 Boosting Social Welfare

After debates, each lasting long hours, in which ministers tried to reduce the cuts to their budgets, it was decided to make significant budgetary additions to ...


Pakistani court directs police to arrest Zainab rape-murder culprit

Police recovered the body of Zainab Ansari from a garbage dumpster in Kasur on Tuesday ( local time), four days after she was reported missing. It was th...


Dutch reporters confront Hoekstra on Islam comments

During his exchange with the reporter in December, Hoekstra-who served as a GOP Congressman for MI from 1993 until 2011-called claims that he'd said there wer...


Ecuador Says Latest Attempt to End Assange Impasse Has Failed

Assange has been living in Ecuador's embassy in the affluent borough of Knightsbridge since 2012, initially to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape charges. "E...


Journalist: Steve Bannon's Departure is 'Going to Hurt Breitbart a Lot'

Quite as dumbfounded by his old friend Donald Trump's victory as most everyone else, Ailes provided the gathering with something of a mini-seminar on the ra...


7.6 magnitude quake strikes north of Honduras

The quake, which struck about 125 miles north of Honduras shook the mainland, but there were no early reports of serious damage or casualties. Tsunami warning...


Axe-wielding robbers in spectacular €4m jewelry heist at Paris Ritz

Authorities have said that the thieves smashed the windows of the hotel, took the jewels, and attempted to flee the scene. The three suspects were arrested ne...


New Zealand set revised target in rain-hit Pakistan ODI

New Zealand had been reduced to 64-2 chasing 247 when play was initially stopped and the Duckworth-Lewis method needed. The Black Caps have extended their ...


White House: China can convince Pakistan about crackdown on terror

Pakistan's move to allow Chinese currency is not a dramatic policy change, as the yuan is already accepted by many Pakistani companies, said Dong Dengxin, direc...


Trump dossier author's blackmail concerns

The second involved a decision by Democrat Senator Diane Feinstein of California to release the Congressional transcripts of Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson ....


Class act: La. teacher handcuffed at school board meeting

The officer, an Abbeville city marshal, demands she "stop resisting" and she states, "I am not, you just pushed me to the floor". Handcuffs were later placed on...


Injured After Fire Breaks Out at Trump Tower

Footage of the incident shows around a dozen firefighters on the roof of the tower, while white smoke billows from one corner of the top of the building. Presid...


Confident of winning Karnataka: Rahul Gandhi

We will present a new Congress party to you and a new vision to the country. Delegates of 50 countries participated in the valedictory session of a function, wh...


H&M apologises for monkey image featuring black child

As reported earlier today, the racially insensitive image, which was posted on H&M's United Kingdom retail site as "printed hooded top", sparked social media ou...


Four Kashmiri cricketers arrested for respecting Pakistani national anthem

Police booked the players, arrested four of them after a video of the incident went viral on social media sites. Parents of the players of both teams were couns...


Egypt Denies Report Backing President Trump on Yerushalayim

In a statement , the Egyptian government said it was "inappropriate for the New York Times , a reputable newspaper, to publish such allegations". "Rather, Egyp...


Following Trump's tweet, China and Pakistan set for a tighter embrace

President Trump slammed Pakistan on Monday for receiving more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years while giving Washington "nothing but lies and d...


High Number of Flu Cases at Cottage Health Hospitals

Hospitals in East Tennessee are seeing an increase in flu cases. Prof Keith Willett, NHS England's medical director for acute care, said children were "super-...


Two shot dead in protests in southwest Iran

It was not clear if new protests were held Wednesday or if the videos showed earlier incidents. The past week's protests have been the largest in Iran since...


Moore's Jewish lawyer is a practicing Christian

During the campaign, Corfman wrote an open letter to Moore demanding that he stop attacking her character, but she said he continued to do so. 'Mr. And on...


UN Security Council rebuffs the U.S. over Iran protests

These protests were followed on Saturday and Wednesday by large demonstrations in support of the government. Haley accused the government of funding a pro-r...


China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under United Nations sanctions

In the report, the conservative website said Beijing had agreed to offer assurances that the North Korean regime would not be allowed to collapse, citing a ...


GOP senators urge criminal probe of Trump dossier author

The Intelligence Committee has attempted to slap contempt citations on the department and the FBI for its investigation into claims of Russian collusion in th...


Majority of Jewish Israelis back Trump's Jerusalem declaration

The legislative move came as Trump threatened to take away hundreds of millions of dollars of aid payments to the Palestinians, on the grounds that they "are no...


Comey shames Republican silence on Trump's attacks against Justice Dept and Federal Bureau of Investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions hopes to uncover new details on how Clinton and her aides handled classified material, The Daily Beast reported , citing a sou...


North Korea agrees to talks after US, South Korea postpone military drills

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed not to conduct the joint war games between Seoul and Washington during the Sout...


Did N.Korean missile hit own city? By

One such missile reportedly hit one of North Korean cities minutes after it was launched. The Diplomat magazine quoted a source in the U.S. intelligence wing ...


America Ferrera Expecting Her First Child With Ryan Piers Williams

Ferrera is holding up a tiny cute grey onesie in the lovely image, which read, "Más besos (por favor)". While her husband wrote: 'Making room for new and love...


Nikki Haley on Iran: 'We must not be silent'

In 2009, the Green Revolution saw thousands of protesters in Iran taking to the streets to contest the recent reelection of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Howev...


This Hawaiian Airlines flight did a time travel from 2018 to 2017

As the Independent reported , another flight from Auckland took off around 10 in the morning on New Year's Day and landed in Papeete, French Polynesia, at 4:25...


Powerball and Mega Millions now total $801 million

Mississippi's Legislature is conducting a study to decide whether to legalize a lottery in the state. The odds of winning the Mega Millions are 1 in 302,575,3...


Utah's Orrin Hatch announces he will retire from the Senate

Last month, Mr. Trump flew with Mr. Hatch on Air Force One to Utah for a day of events that was aimed entirely at lobbying the senator to run again. He said he'...


Sixteen hurt in Bronx fire, five days after blaze killed 12

New York City fire department tweeted that over 200 fire fighters continued to fight the fire at 1547 Commonwealth Ave' in Bronx. Numerous people were brought ...


Berlin to provide 'safety zone' for women at New Year's event tonight

This would indicate "the end of equality, freedom of movement and self-determination", he added, stressing that women should have a right to be safe everywhere....