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Dec 20 2017

Islanders beat soccer club in Belmont Park shootout

In July, the agency announced another request for proposal process for the site, saying a successful bidder will have to show its plans will "maximize" economic benefit...

Dec 20 2017

Twitter to issue warnings before swastikas, other hate images

President Donald Trump caused an uproar last month when he retweeted several of Fransen's posts that contained anti-Islam videos. All three accounts are listed on the...

Dec 20 2017

Santa should carry both rain and snow gear this year

For some, the odds are pretty good. If there's any moisture around, that could spell some wintry weather just in time for Christmas Day. As Jim Carrey said in "Dumb a...

Dec 19 2017

Controversial Cabinet Reshuffle Announced By Malcolm Turnbull

Unveiling his new-look cabinet, Mr Turnbull announced two newly created portfolios. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton will also be sworn in to the new super portfolio o...

Dec 19 2017

South African Assets Rise as Ramaphosa Wins ANC Leadership Vote

Thousands of raucous Ramaphosa supporters sang and chanted in the conference hall as backers of the defeated candidate sat silent and stony-faced. He was the favoured can...

Dec 19 2017

U.S. vetoes United Nations vote on status of al-Quds

President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. It would also have affirmed that "any decisions and actions which purport to have altered, the c...

Dec 18 2017

Himachal Pradesh Elections Results 2017 Live Updates

Karnataka, the last big bastion of the Congress, is headed for the Assembly elections next year. The rivalry between current leaders of the BJP and the Congress in HP - P...

Dec 17 2017

Up to Four Inches of Snow Friday Night

The Emergency Management Department is also warning New Yorkers to prepare for cold temperatures throughout the weekend. Commuters are urged to use caution during the e...

Dec 17 2017

Jeremy Lin congratulates 16-year-old viral Harvard passer

Ayton is seen nervously checking his application status online, before jumping for joy when he discovers he has been accepted into the Ivy League institution. "My brother...

Dec 17 2017

Parliament winter session: Centre targets 25 bills over 22 days

The PM Modi said on Thursday that he welcomed discussion on "all issues" that the opposition wanted to raise in the session and also called for constructive discussion on...

Dec 17 2017

Nikki Haley accuses Iran of violating UN Security Council resolution

The US will now rally other nations to push back on Iran's behavior, she added. Asked what worldwide agreements Iran was violating, Haley cited UN Security Counci...

Dec 16 2017

Woman fills void after thief steals Salvation Army kettle

The number of both are down from previous year. Broome said the Salvation Army Red Kettle drive has been raising money to help the needy in Charlotte for 104 years but ...

Dec 16 2017

PM Modi announces Rs 90000 crore for improving roads, highways in Northeast

Government of India has sanctioned around Rs. 100 crore for development of tourist destinations in the State", the Prime Minister said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi i...

Dec 15 2017

Fire safety tips for Christmas season

Michael Sedlacek with Madison Fire and Rescue. Water heavily to settle the soil, adding more, if necessary, to bring the soil level with the ground. Mary Jeanne Packer,...

Dec 15 2017

United Nations mediator on Syria 'undermined' by his Putin appeal: Damascus

The negotiations in reality did not take place. De Mistura says the opposition was engaged on other subjects, such as governance, the constitution and elections. The Sy...

Dec 15 2017

WSJ Report: Omarosa got bum's rush from the White House

The soon-to-be former White House aide also teased telling a "profound" story about racial matters she was troubled by during her time in the Trump administration. A sour...

Dec 15 2017

Area cemetery to be part of Wreaths Across America

The public may participate in the event on December 16, which begins with an opening ceremony in front of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial near the main...

Dec 14 2017

18 police killed in Somalia bombing

The bomber, disguised as a policeman, blew himself up at the General Kaahiye Police Academy. Soon after the attack, Islamist militant group, al Shabaad claimed responsi...

Dec 14 2017

BREXIT: EU urges United Kingdom to remain faithful

Theresa May had promised a definitive vote on the Brexit deal in both Houses of Parliament, and to implement the agreement by way of primary legislation. On Wednesday, h...

Dec 14 2017

Snow ends early Thursday, then there's afternoon sunshine and cold conditions

Rain will switch to snow Friday night through Saturday morning. NEXT WEEK: A few showers could linger into Monday, but plenty of clouds remain. It will be windies...