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Jan 07 2018

Warmer weather to return; freezing rain not in forecast

Although most of this weekend is expected to be dry, a wintry mix consisting of freezing rain or sleet is forecast to develop by Sunday evening, extending into early Mond...

Jan 07 2018

Powerful IED Blast Kills 4 Policemen On Patrol Duty In Sopore

Six or seven shops have suffered damage as well", he said, adding "it was the first (IED) blast since 2015. "The IED was planted beneath a shop", Greater Kashmir quot...

Jan 06 2018

Republican Senators seek criminal probe of Trump 'dossier' author

The criminal referral from Grassley and Graham appears to be the first that's tied to any of the congressional committees investigating Russian election meddling. "I ho...

Jan 06 2018

Twitter explains why it won't ban Trump over controversial tweets

In its statement, Twitter said that the company existed to "serve and help advance the global, public conversation" and therefore would not remove content from elected wo...

Jan 06 2018

When will the Bank of Canada hike rates next? Experts weigh in

According to data from Statistics Canada , the December unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 per cent nationally, its lowest mark since comparable data became available in 1...

Jan 06 2018

It's time to end Pakistan's double game, says former United States envoy

He reiterated that Pakistan will not compromise on its territorial integrity at any cost and that while the country is ready to resolve issues via bilateral means, it...

Jan 05 2018

Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20

According to AFP, which quoted officials, 13 people were killed in the blast which was claimed by Daesh, adding to the carnage caused by the militant group in the Afghan...

Jan 05 2018

Roy Moore's 'Jewish lawyer' believes in Jesus Christ

Moore has repeatedly attacked Ms. Corfman despite knowing that he sexually abused Ms. Corfman when she was 14 years old. Moore, the homophobic former chief justice of t...

Jan 05 2018

Did N.Korean missile hit own city? By

A "US government source" reportedly claims North Korea hit one of its own cities in a failed missile launch past year. The North Korean missile was launched on April 28...

Jan 05 2018

Pakistan to act 'accordingly' against United States drone strike

The Trump administration could be endangering the lives of USA troops in the Middle East with its decision to cut almost all American security aid to Pakistan , experts ...

Jan 05 2018

Should coffee customers be charged 25p for disposable cups?

A cross-party committee called for urgent action to curb the mountain of up to five billion disposable coffee cups dumped each year, nearly none of which are recycled. "D...

Jan 03 2018

Powerball, Mega Millions to start 2018 with hefty jackpots

A ticket sold in the central Iowa community of Colfax won a $1 million Powerball prize in Saturday's drawing, lottery officials said Sunday. There were no jackpot winners...

Jan 03 2018

Mega Millions, Powerball Start New Year With Big Jackpots

If you choose the cash option, that's $215 million. The Powerball jackpot during that run-up in 2017 reached $758.7 million and became the largest lottery jackpot in th...

Jan 03 2018

Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire; Romney could run

In his retirement announcement, Mr. Hatch dwelled on his long record, which includes popular, bipartisan initiatives like the Children's Health Insurance Program and the ...

Jan 03 2018

Possibility of Iran Spring pushes oil prices northwards

Higher US crude oil exports could negatively impact oil prices globally. The spread between the benchmarks widened throughout the year, as Brent responded to the drawd...

Jan 03 2018

Fire rips through Bronx building, injuring at least 16, including children

Flames and smoke could be seen pouring from the building. WABC-TV reports there are 12 apartments in the building, but the blaze appears to have started in a first-fl...

Jan 03 2018

U.S. envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

After she read out social media posts written by Iranians in support of the protests , Haley dismissed Iranian leaders' contention that the Islamic Republic's enemies ...

Jan 02 2018

Health services hit as doctors protest against NMC Bill

While doctors in government and medical college hospitals boycotted out-patient services for one hour in the morning, the strike was being observed from 6 AM to 6 PM in p...

Jan 02 2018

Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory issued

Wind chills today are expected to be dangerously cold through the rest of the day and again overnight into Tuesday morning. It goes back to being very cold on Friday...

Jan 02 2018

Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

Pantaleo had been in the process of arresting Garner on the suspicion that he was selling loose cigarettes. Eric Garner's pleas of "I can't breathe!" as he was put in...