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Dec 24 2017

2018 women's Olympic hockey roster has local flair

Former Clarkson University defenseman Renata Fast was selected to the Canadian Olympic women's hockey team by the Canadian Olympic Committee and Hockey Canada on Friday...

Dec 24 2017

South Sudan Cease-Fire Is Signed, but 'Difficult' Period Awaits

Parts of the East African country, the world's youngest nation, are on the brink of starvation, and well over a million people have fled overseas, creating the world's fa...

Dec 24 2017

Warm, rainy start to Christmas weekend with temperatures dipping Sunday

Temperatures will remain steady throughout the day in the upper 30s to low 40s. Rain and storms are moving from west to east across Alabama ahead of a cold front. Secon...

Dec 24 2017

More than 100 people dead in Philippines tropical storm

Authorities in Salvador said they had retrieved 17 other bodies upstream. Superintendent Lemuel Gonda, spokesperson of Northern Mindanao regional police, said 19 of the...

Dec 24 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018

McCabe. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe testifies before Congress. The tweets followed a Washington Post report that McCabe plans to retire in a few months, whe...

Dec 24 2017

Straight Irishmen are to MARRY to keep away from inheritance tax

Talking to the Irish Mirror , Murphy explained that O'Sullivan is "always so concerned about me". The Republic of Ireland legalised same-sex marriage in November 2015 ...

Dec 24 2017

'They never return to their huts' - Trump mocks Nigerians in US

More than 2,500 were from Afghanistan, a terrorist haven, the president complained. Of the 40,000 Nigerian immigrants who had been granted entry, he is alleged to have...

Dec 24 2017

Winter weather advisory has been issued

Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times in snow. The Richland County Sheriff's Office has issued a Level 1 snow emergency for Richland County on Saturday . Tempe...

Dec 23 2017

There's 'no doubt' gunman was targeting police officers, Pennsylvania prosecutor says

Later, with two handguns, he fired shots at officers at 17th and Mulberry Streets. The window of the vehicle was broken, and the officer inside was not harmed. "I am grat...

Dec 23 2017

Abbas spokesman: UN Jerusalem vote 'is a victory for Palestine'

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua told the committee: "Pakistan has rejected the Trump administration's decision and we stand with our Palestinian brothers and sisters". A...

Dec 23 2017

Pro-Abortion Groups: Ohio Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions 'Shames Women'

Kasich signed the bill Friday. As Fox News reports , North Dakota and in have passed similar prohibitions on abortions for unborn babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. ...

Dec 23 2017

Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26

As everyone expected BJP High command and PM Modi, Amith Shah voted for Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat . Sticking to its pre-poll decision to contest th...

Dec 23 2017

'Vinta' death toll climbs to 30

Although the Philippines is hit by some 20 typhoons or storms annually, typhoons rarely strike Mindanao, home to 20 million people. Rescuers retrieved at least 36 bod...

Dec 23 2017

FBI's McCabe grilled by House Republicans in Russian Federation meddling probe

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican, said in an appearance on Fox News last week he'd be "a little surprised" if McCa...

Dec 23 2017

Major, 3 soldiers killed in Pakistan firing; two wounded

Out of the three jawans, one was a Major. Three of the slain soldiers were identified as Major Prafulla, sepoy Pargah and sepoy Gurmeet Singh. The injured jawan has bee...

Dec 23 2017

Shatrughan Sinha slams BJP again, defends Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case

The guilty verdict for Lalu, however, carries huge weight and is likely to influence how the RJD positions itself in the alliance arithmetic in 2018 and 2019 elections. L...

Dec 23 2017

Madrid considers its next move after Catalonian elections

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is evading the probe in Brussels, while his deputy, ERC militant Oriol Junqueras, remains behind bars. Rajoy, who has not comm...

Dec 23 2017

Saudi royal palace targeted in Houthi missile attack

On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia shot down over Riyadh a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militias, in a strike that Haley said "bears all the hallmarks of previous attacks ...

Dec 23 2017

New US-Afghanistan strategy 'already bearing fruit,' Pence says

Top U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, met with Afghan leaders in recent months in hopes of stabilizing the coun...

Dec 23 2017

Fire hits London Zoo cafe; not clear if any animals hurt

Zoo officials initially said Saturday morning "it is not believed" animals were hurt after the blaze broke out in a zoo cafe near an animal petting area, but later report...