Tuesday January 23-rd, 2018

Bombing at funeral for Afghan official kills 17 Bombing at funeral for Afghan official kills 17

In a Sunday statement, Afghanistan's Taliban denied any connection with the apparent terror strike. The explosion happened during the funeral ceremony for a former governor of Haska Mina district who died recently of natural causes, a statement fro...

12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments 12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments

Cladding on the building in West London funnelled the disastrous fire which claimed the lives of 71 people in June. The City's Ambulance Service has a hazard area response unit and six ambulances attending. Firefighters have extinguished a pretty f...

1400 cars destroyed in Liverpool vehicle park fire 1400 cars destroyed in Liverpool vehicle park fire

Witnesses described abandoning their vehicles, grabbing possessions and running for their lives after the blaze broke out in an old Land Rover and rapidly spread. It looked like a ball of fire on the front of the auto and it was producing a lot of sm...

Egypt says 10 killed in attack on Coptic church Egypt says 10 killed in attack on Coptic church

In a statement released via its propaganda agency Amaq, it said a group of its "soldiers" had carried out the attack, killing "crusaders" and police officers. He saw people running and some taking cover in a nearby restaurant. "We stayed inside for 3...

Muslim women have applied to perform Haj without 'mehram', says Modi Muslim women have applied to perform Haj without 'mehram', says Modi

I congratulate our youth & urge them to register themselves as voters. "Indian democracy welcomes our 21st century "New India Voters", said the PM. Young voters are believed to have played a key role in the BJP's sweeping victory in the 2014 Lok Sa...

Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured Terror Attack On CRPF Training Centre In Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 Injured

He claimed a number of security force personnel were killed or injured. As exchange of fire continued following the infiltration, militants were holed up in a building block at the camp - where they were later gunned down. IG Ravi said, this was de...

Extreme cold warning continues for New Year's Eve

A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect from 10 p.m. this evening through noon Monday for all of the Four State region. 2017 goes out in very cold fashion with highs in the upper teens and isolated snow showers. 10 to 15 miles per hour will result ...

S.African parliament 'failed' to hold Zuma to account S.African parliament 'failed' to hold Zuma to account

Opposition parties had gone to the Constitutional Court to argue that the speaker of parliament failed to enforce the appropriate processes to censure Zuma over the scandal. In October the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the National Prosecuti...

Family of boy at center of Troy police brutality claim hire attorneys Family of boy at center of Troy police brutality claim hire attorneys

Ulysses Wilkerson's mother, Angela, shared a post on Facebook in which she demanded to know why police brutally placed her son in handcuffs. "He looked like he was passed out or maybe in and out of consciousness". Family members say he also had swe...

Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4am Saturday, hazardous travel conditions Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4am Saturday, hazardous travel conditions

The snow may start falling as soon as Friday afternoon. Traveling will be extremely dicey today with snow covered roads. Forecast models have the snow showers moving out by midnight EST Saturday . Mostly cloudy skies to end off 207. Localized gust...

Rahul Gandhi rejigs Meghalaya unit after five MLAs quit Rahul Gandhi rejigs Meghalaya unit after five MLAs quit

According to Tynsong, the Congress MLAs would also resigned from the primary membership of the party tomorrow. The reshuffle came a day after eight MLAs, including Deputy Chief Minister Rowell Lyngdoh, resigned from the Assembly. "BJP is trying to ...

7-year-old child fatally shot in Greenville 7-year-old child fatally shot in Greenville

Abcnews reported the seven year old boy being shot in the chest as his father's girlfriend opened fire as the man drove away with his son and two other children. When they attempted to approach her, she sped off, leading police into neighboring Fri...

Two arrested for killings of four in Troy Two arrested for killings of four in Troy

Isaiah Smith's mother Shanta Myers , 36, and his sibling Jeremiah, 11, and five-year-old Shanise, were found dead along with Myers' partner Brandi Mells in their Troy , New York, apartment on Tuesday. "I mean, there was no telling that girl what to...

ISIS Claims Attack on Kabul Shiite Center, 41 Dead ISIS Claims Attack on Kabul Shiite Center, 41 Dead

American and global officials condemned the attack and reaffirmed their support for the government of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, which has been struggling to contain rising violence, ethnic tensions and political unrest amid a protracted insurgen...

Trump offers fresh support for protesters in Iran as demonstrations continue

The Mehr news agency posted videos of protesters attacking a town hall in central Tehran, overturning a police auto, and burning the Iranian flag. There was chaos earlier around the capital's university as hundreds took to the streets, blocking tra...

Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb

Two civilians were also said to have been shot. The nature of the injuries and the number of officers involved was not immediately known. However, the suspect has been shot and is believed to be dead. We love our police and law enforcement - God Bl...

Arsenal of Guns Found in Hotel Hours Before New Year Celebrations Arsenal of Guns Found in Hotel Hours Before New Year Celebrations

HOUSTON-An intoxicated man was taken into custody at a Houston hotel ahead of New Year's Eve festivities Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Victor Senties says the man later told investigators he'd brought the guns into his room from his truck b...

Wisconsin barber accused of purposely shaving bald patch onto man's head Wisconsin barber accused of purposely shaving bald patch onto man's head

The customer soon realized things were "not going well", however, when Shabani started chastising him for not keeping his head still, which earned him an ear-twisting, per the report. He requested a No. 2 on the sides, and an inch taken off the top w...

Viswanathan Anand thrilled with winning the World Champion title again Viswanathan Anand thrilled with winning the World Champion title again

Finishing in last place in London (London Classic) was a heavy blow. And that didn't seem to promise great things for this tournament either. Anand, who won the World Championship five times in his career alongside two World Rapid Championship, cou...

Critics of Berlin 'Safe Zone' for Women Say It Discriminates Against Muslims Critics of Berlin 'Safe Zone' for Women Say It Discriminates Against Muslims

The "women's safety area" is being established at the request of Berlin police after similar zones have been set up at large public gatherings across Germany in recent years. The incidents happened after Germany accepted a record influx of more than ...

#21 Northwestern sneaks by Kentucky 24-23 #21 Northwestern sneaks by Kentucky 24-23

In the end Kentucky scored a touchdown with 37 seconds left and chose to go for a two-point conversion in order to win the game outright. Stephen Johnson finished his United Kingdom career with 257 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns. The official then...

RI Firefighters Offer Free Rides on New Year's Eve RI Firefighters Offer Free Rides on New Year's Eve

DRYVER works similar to Uber and Lyft by allowing the customer to make a request for service via the app, but instead of a driver showing up in their own vehicle, DRYVER sends a pair of drivers, and one gets into your auto to drive you to where y...

Russian Federation selling non-NATO-compatible S-400 to Turkey Russian Federation selling non-NATO-compatible S-400 to Turkey

Last week, Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, said during an event in Washington that Turkey should it go ahead with the acquisition would be "facing the consequences of that decision". Turkey reportedly will begin receiving th...

Palm Coast man accused of trying to electrocute pregnant wife, deputies say Palm Coast man accused of trying to electrocute pregnant wife, deputies say

Deputies observed that the front door to the home was barricaded, with burn marks near the handle. It reportedly produced a spark when they kicked it down. " Not only did this man plan to electrocute his wife, but he could have injured a deputy or an...

Woman killed in Troy quadruple homicide attended West Genesee High School

She says she last spoke with her sister last week. Tedesco said no more arrests are expected. The victims were found Tuesday in the basement apartment of their Troy , N.Y. "Until we find out, it certainly makes sense to be vigilant and keep your...

Social justice activist Erica Garner dies following heart attack Social justice activist Erica Garner dies following heart attack

On her website , Garner is described as an activist, writer, mother and "daddy's girl". "She never recovered from when her father died. She is in a superior place". "No one gave her justice". "This is just the first fight in 27 years she lost". Pa...

Greenville officers track down man wanted in 'shoplifting turned robbery,' police say Greenville officers track down man wanted in 'shoplifting turned robbery,' police say

Greenville Boulevard. The gunman is described as a thin black man wearing white sneakers, khaki cargo-style trousers, a black hooded sweatshirt, and a skeleton-style mask. "The two suspects forced their way into the house and robbed them. The secon...

Dangerously cold wind chills Dangerously cold wind chills

This may require the issuance of a wind chill advisory . Wind chills are expected to drop to 20 degrees below zero on Saturday , and on Monday forecasted wind chills could fall between 20 and 30 degrees below zero. That advisory expires at midnight...

Former Chelsea and Manchester City striker George Weah wins Liberian presidency Former Chelsea and Manchester City striker George Weah wins Liberian presidency

Former soccer star George Weah has defeated Vice President Joseph Boakai to win Liberia's presidential run-off election with 61.5% of the vote based on 98.1% of ballots cast, the election commission said. Born in Liberia, it was Arsene Wenger who bro...

These Anna Wintour & Trump Memes And Tweets Are Fabulously Funny These Anna Wintour & Trump Memes And Tweets Are Fabulously Funny

Considering the wording the president used to denounce Wintour , people thought his tweet was pretty ridiculous. Vanity Fair's newly appointed editor is Radhika Jones , but until November the magazine was run by Graydon Carter, a celebrity ed...

Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, two intercepted by Iron Dome Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, two intercepted by Iron Dome

Militants in Gaza had fired more than a dozen rockets or mortar rounds at southern Israel in the latest wave of violence that erupted after Trump's decision. from continuing in its role as the traditional mediator of peace talks. Israeli tanks and ...

Cong MLA, cop in slap match Cong MLA, cop in slap match

Shimla: Congress Legislator Asha Kumari assaulting a woman constable in Shimla was caught in a camera. In a matter of seconds, Kumari was left bewildered when the said lady constable retaliated, slapping the veteran Congress legislator in return...

City Of Tulsa Holiday Recycling Tips City Of Tulsa Holiday Recycling Tips

Mount Pleasant residents can drop their Christmas trees by their curb for collection from January 2-5 and January 8-12, 2018, according to a city press release. City Transfer Station , 3200 Lawrence Road. Christmas trees can be brought to CCASW...

Russia's Lavrov Says Timing of Putin-Trump Meeting Not yet Discussed: RIA Russia's Lavrov Says Timing of Putin-Trump Meeting Not yet Discussed: RIA

Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it had imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials for their role in Pyongyang's ballistic missile program. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he is "united in opinion" with his US c...

Prince Harry: Meghan had 'fantastic' Christmas with Queen and royals Prince Harry: Meghan had 'fantastic' Christmas with Queen and royals

Prince Harry also interviewed Obama in the past, and the two couldn't help but laugh when the latter tried to imitate the former's British accent. While the Queen has stayed true to her iconic sense of dressing-vivacious, blazer dresses-the Duche...

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