Worldwide

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:18

The southern tier is now under a winter weather advisory, with the exception of the coastal communities. Some residents in Cortland County could see up to a foot of snow in their backyards after a winter storm passes through central NY this week.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:14

Jenkins was only 24-year-old when he deserted the USA forces in North Korea. "I don't think they [North Korea] have the nerve to come and get me, but they could assassinate me with a bullet through the head from a distance". "You don't say no to North Korea". The Japanese government negotiated Soga's release in 2002 after she had served as a prisoner for years. He then returned to Japan to be with his wife, eventually finding work at a tourist attraction in Sado.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:14

The 7.30 am blast caused smoke to fill the passageway, which was crowded with throngs of Monday morning commuters. "This was an attempted terrorist attack ", Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference Monday. A man has been charged with terror and weapons counts after Monday's bomb attack in the New York City subway system. "I'm alive. That's all that matters to me", she said.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:58

While the pose is recognisable for Maradona's efforts at the 1986 World Cup, the same can't be said for the statue's likeness to the Argentine. Maradona, who arrived is in Kolkata on Sunday evening on a three-day visit, said he is not the "God of football" but a normal footballer.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:54

People are advised to arrive early as the meeting will start promptly at 4 p.m. The fires threatened Californians from Santa Barbara County down the Pacific Coast to Mexico. The blaze was 75 percent contained as of Sunday morning, and firefighters have managed to keep it from breaching containment lines. The Los Angeles County Fire Department had seven strike teams assigned to the Thomas fire .

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:21

In November, a 7.2 magnitude quake hit western Iran, killing more than 600 people. "The rescue crews present in the area haven't reported any casualties or damage nonetheless." the head of rescue operations for the Red Crescent told state broadcaster IRINN.

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:53

The tunnel, according to the army, was not destroyed with explosives as past tunnels had been. The assumption is that the powerful explosion involved plans to either fire into Israel or to transport weaponry. A third incoming rocket was intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense battery, the army said. The tunnel destroyed on Sunday ran hundreds of meters into Israeli territory and, though unfinished, was a new project that showed "a significant effort by Hamas", military ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 21:12

An experimental drug has just returned some extraordinary results, meaning we could soon have a way to slow down the onset of Huntington's disease. A major unknown was whether the trial would show that IONIS-HTTRx could lower the level of mutant huntingtin protein in the nervous system.

by | December 11, 2017 | 21:00

December 11 said. But the weather agency warns nonetheless that drivers should expect poor winter driving conditions, including snow-covered and slippery roads. The storm is part of a special weather statement that stretches from Windsor in the west to Ottawa in the east, and as far north as Sudbury. A general snowfall of five to 10 cm is likely as a low pressure area moves across the southern region, although there could be localized amounts of up to 15 cm.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:55

Club chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke said in a statement: "Last night, in a conversation with Peter Bosz , we decided that we would release him with immediate effect". The club announced that former Cologne boss Peter Stoger would take charge of the team until the end of the season. The 30-year-old is regarded as the hottest property in the Bundesliga after guiding them away from relegation in 2015-16, and then securing a fourth-place finish - earning a European berth.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:52

The case hinged on an argument that is now being litigated in different parts of the United States and has divided lower courts: whether Title VII, which bans employment discrimination based on sex, also outlaws bias based on sexual orientation.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:42

Well, the family and friends are slowly sharing the wedding pictures on social media. And they posted the most adorable pictures from the ceremony with the tweets. The wedding rumors got escalation after Virat Kohli applied for leaves from Sri Lanka series citing personal reasons. Post their wedding the newly Wednesday couple will be shifting to their new residence in Worli, Mumbai in December once they return from Delhi.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:34

I asked the neighbours, they said they haven't seen her. The post-mortem report has also found bruises on the girl's shoulders and waist, and injuries on the nose and throat, which were found bleeding when the victim's body was spotted by locals on Sunday morning.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:22

Dozens more suffered from tear gas inhalation, medics said . Ismail Haniyeh, head of Hamas , the Palestinian militant group that controls the coastal enclave, had called for today to be a "day of rage" and said Mr Trump's announcement proved the fruitlessness of peace talks with...

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:19

During a conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is now visiting Cairo , Sisi witnessed signing of initial agreements to start working on Dabaa nuclear plant. "Russia always paid a special attention to expanding friendly and mutually beneficial ties with Egypt, our longtime reliable partner in the Middle East and North Africa", Putin said.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:58

Experts from both NASA and Google are expected to be in attendance to explain this latest find, which is speculated to be big news. NASA is going to hold a press conference regarding the Kepler mission. Thanks to Kepler's treasure trove of discoveries , astronomers now believe there may be at least one planet orbiting every star in the sky. "There is now clear evidence for substantial numbers of three types of exoplanets; gas giants, hot-super-Earths in short period orbits, and ice ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:37

Cristian Beasley, who was a suspect in crimes related to narcotics but had not been sentenced, escaped at 4.10 a.m. (2010 GMT Sunday), said Badung Police chief Yudith Satria Hananta. It is common for just eight guards to be on duty to watch over more than 1,300 male prisoners. Two, a Bulgarian national and Indian man, were later re-arrested in East Timor.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:38

And the publicity tour only confirms the political motives behind them". A White House spokesperson responded to the three women's accusations in a statement to Kelly. "Before a show, I'll go backstage and everyone's getting dressed, and everything else, and you know, no men are anywhere, and I'm allowed to go in because I'm the owner of the pageant and therefore I'm inspecting it", Trump boasted.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:06

The South Australia government will pay for the return of the body of 15-year-old Indian footballer Nitisha Negi, who drowned in the sea during a visit to the Glenelg beach in Adelaide , Australia. While the other girls were rescued on December 10, the body of the deceased was not found until the morning of December 11. 'He told me they were near the flags and floating towards the rocks, ' the woman told.

by | December 11, 2017 | 17:22

A dayafter a minor was raped and brutally murdered in Haryana's Hisar , a 15-year-old blood cancer survivor from Lucknow's Sarojininagar was gang-raped on Sunday, December 10, by one of her acquaintance and his friend. According to the police, the incident took place when the girl stepped out of her home around 8.30 pm to buy groceries from a nearby market. Police said, "She on seeing a bike cried for help".

by | December 11, 2017 | 16:38

The NYPD added that they have cleared out A, C and E subway lines that sit beneath the building. There are also the following subway disruptions:, 2, 3, N, Q, R, W and 7 trains are bypassing Times Sq-42 St in both directions. Port Authority Police watch as people evacuate after a reported explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on December 11, 2017 in NY. Some passengers have been evacuated as a precaution.

by | December 11, 2017 | 16:22

They include assurances that federal Medicare payments will not be cut and that Republicans will support two separate health care bills aimed at reducing premium costs. Support for tax reform and faith in its goal (s) remain strong with Republicans: 71 percent of GOP registered voters polled support it and just 12 percent oppose.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:45

In Lebanon, security forces have broken up a protest outside the heavily-guarded US Embassy after demonstrators pelted them with stones. Israel maintains that all of Jerusalem is its capital. Israeli police Sunday arrested a Palestinian young man after he allegedly attempted to stab some of the policemen at Yaffa street in occupied Jerusalem, according to witnesses.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:25

However, the police said the French nationals were not attacked. "About half a dozen French tourists were present in her vehicle", he said. As the situation got out of hand, a person from the group lodged a complaint with the police and four people were arrested after that.

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:12

The ministry added that the government will begin licensing cinemas immediately. Cinemas have been outlawed in the ultra-conservative region for 35 years as they were seen as a threat to cultural and cultural and religious identity. Public cinemas in the country have been illegal since the 1980s, but a plan to reintroduce them has been mooted by the head of the General Authority for Entertainment, Amr al-Madani, as part of the government's Vision 2030 slate of cultural and economic reforms.

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:53

Putin arrived at the Hmeymim airfield in the coastal city of Latakia earlier in the day on a surprise visit where he met his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad, reports Xinhua news agency. "I congratulate you!" Putin told Russian servicemen gathered at the base. It is also the first visit by a foreign head of state to war-ravaged Syria since its bloodletting started almost seven years ago.

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:46

The Met Office has warned of the potential for damage to property and travel disruption on Thursday. The Met Office has issued an amber "be prepared" weather warning for northern Scotland today as the storm hits. Gusts of 70 to 80 miles per hour are expected widely with gusts to 90 miles per hour possible in exposed areas. Snow and freezing temperatures have been forecast for Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales on Friday and Saturday in the wake of Caroline.

by | December 11, 2017 | 12:53

Exactly a month after officials from India , Australia, the United States and Japan sat down for talks on cooperation in the "Indo-Pacific"-seen as a possible security framework among the four against a rising China-Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj will meet her counterparts from Russian Federation and China on Monday for discussions on deepening coordination in the Asia-Pacific region".

by | December 11, 2017 | 12:52

The US, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills this week as tensions rise in the region over North Korea's fast-developing weapons programs. South Korea has pushed for control of its troops from the United States in the face of war from the North. The US defense department has staged repeated shows of force after North Korean military tests.

by | December 11, 2017 | 11:47

Davis says, "The odds, as it were, against a WTO, or no-deal outcome, have dropped dramatically". Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have set out the terms of their breakthrough deal after the first phase of Brexit negotiations. With some Tory Brexiteers expressing concern that the United Kingdom has agreed to pay a £39 billion exit bill, let the European Court of Justice have a legal role for a further eight years, and accepted "full alignment" with the EU on issues that impact on ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 11:29

On Dec. 6, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the U.S.' recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital and said the U.S. Embassy would relocate from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, has been a longstanding supporter of Palestinian independence. Palestinians took to the streets following the USA decision.

by | December 11, 2017 | 10:08

It goes into effect Sunday morning and will remain in effect until late Sunday night. According to the watch, "Lake effect snow is expected [Sunday], but a more significant snowfall is expected Monday night through Wednesday afternoon". Moderate to heavy lake effect snow is possible at times. Highs on Tuesday will struggle to make it into the mid-20s for many, and Wednesday will be colder still, with thermometers topping out in the teens across most of Upstate New York and northern ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 10:09

North Korea's missile test last month prompted a US warning that North Korea's leadership would be "utterly destroyed" if war were to break out. "During the drill, Aegis warships from each country will simulate detecting and tracking down potential ballistic missiles from the North and sharing information", it said in a statement.

by | December 11, 2017 | 05:44

As the Mindanao martial law nears its expiration, Duterte said that he will heed the advice of the government forces, especially those on the ground, as they are the ones who know the real situation in the island. "We're going to move logistics ano 'yung mga equipment, pagka sila'y nakakaikot ng malaya d'un , they can hamper 'yung pagre-rebuild natin di ba, kasi paano natin matutuloy 'yun eh kung hindi natin ma-secure yung area, papunta pa 'yung mga engineers natin e baka ma-ambush na ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 05:23

Voluntary evacuation orders have been issued for areas east of San Ysidro to the county line, and south of Highway 192 to the ocean. Residents in areas north of Carpinteria from Toro Canyon Road east to the Santa Barbara County line and north of Highway 192 have been told to evacuate, as well as areas east of Buena Vista Drive to the county line and north of Highway 192.