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Special weather statement for Toronto with snow on the way

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York Region is under a special weather advisory from Environment Canada. It says the Waterloo - Wellington and Greater Toronto area could be blanketed by snow as an Alberta Clipper low pressure area will sail across Southern Ontario tonight and into Tuesday. Read More »

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma get married in Italy

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Virushka took their wedding vows in a destination wedding at Milan, Italy amidst close friends and family. We wish Virat and Anushka all the best as they start a new chapter in their lives! Due to the duets of friends, family, and fans, this day became even more special. Read More »

Death toll in cyclone rises to 42

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The fishermen had refrained from venturing out into the sea after Cyclone Ockhi wreaked havoc along the southern coast. "The Union government should form a ministry with independent powers to look after the affairs of people living in coastal areas", Pakiam added. Read More »

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 23 civilians in Yemen

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Yemen has remained dogged by violence since 2014, when the Houthis and Saleh loyalists overran much of the country, including the capital. They include staff of Yemen Today - a television channel affiliated with former president Ali Abdullah Saleh , whom the Huthi rebels killed on Monday as he fled the capital following the collapse of their uneasy three-year alliance, the watchdogs said. Read More »

Arab League calls Trump to reverse decision over Jerusalem

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Some Palestinians threw stones at soldiers. "Death to the fool Trump!" and burning tyres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has complicated the situation in the Middle East and is causing a split in the worldwide community, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. Read More »

Texas A&M Defensive Lineman arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

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Henderson, 23, pointed a firearm from a vehicle at several people in the complex and threatened to kill them around 2:30 a.m. CT, according to College Station police. Henderson allegedly threw the gun out of the auto. A Texas A&M spokesperson announced that Henderson has been suspended indefinitely, according to Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle . Read More »

Brutal rape and murder of 6-year-old sends shockwaves in India

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After the family of the minor raised an alarm when the girl was missing in the morning, a local informed them of a body lying in a pool of blood some meters away from their residence and the horrific incident came to light. "I got to know about this at 7am", the girl's mother told reporters . Also, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has also formed to investigate the case thoroughly. Read More »

Supreme Court Won't Tackle Sexual Orientation Bias Issue

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Zarda also deals with whether prohibitions against sex discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act also encompass sexual orientation bias. The court announced it denied a writ of certiorari in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital as part of an order list Monday reflecting decisions made justices at a conference last week Friday. Read More »

American Man Escapes From Bali Prison

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Indonesian police are hunting for Beasley who escaped Monday from the overcrowded and understaffed Kerobokan prison. Indonesian authorities arrested the 32-year-old for drug possession back in August. The jail authorities are investigating where the escaped prisoner got the ladder and the rope. He also said there is a shortage of guards for the prison, which was built to accommodate about 300 people but has almost 1,600 inmates. Read More »

Three Donald Trump accusers detail sexual harassment claims in TV appearance

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In addition to the three who plan to share their stories with Kelly on Monday, 16 accusers will be joining a press conference hosted by Brave New Films at 10:30 a.m. Crooks said at the time , she believed she would have lost her job if she said anything about the interaction to her company. The Miss North Carolina told Kelly she felt like "a piece of meat" as Trump inspected the women backstage in an area that was off limits to men. Read More »

Ferry carrying 300 passengers runs aground at port of Calais in France

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There were no injuries on board the Pride of Kent but cross-channel traffic has been disrupted, according to French media. Ferry grounded in harbor shortly after being unmoored, grounding said to be caused by strong wind gusts. The vessel is afloat once again after two tugboats were able to pull it back into the sea. The Dover-bound "Pride of Kent" had run aground on a sand bank around midday as she tried to leave the Calais harbour in stormy weather. Read More »

Up to 4 inches of snow possible in SE Michigan on Monday

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Areas south of Youngstown may only see 1"-3", while those to the north could see 3"-5". Sunday: Snow soon spreading northeast, occasionally heavy for a time with significant accumulations expected. With the cold winds blowing across the Great Lakes, the lake effect snow machine will once again kick up. These flurries will remain around throughout the middle and latter parts of the week as well. Read More »

Explosion reported from New York's Manhattan, injuries feared

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Three metro lines are also being evacuated due to the incident. PIX11 says sources have confirmed that the explosion occurred in the area of West 44th Street and Eighth Avenue. Andre Rodriguez, 62, told the New York Times that he heard an explosion shortly before 7.30am. One suspect is in police custody, reports said. News reported multiple ambulances were requested. Read More »

Addio a Lando Fiorini, indimenticabile voce della canzone romana

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E' stato attore in svariate produzioni televisive, come Ciao, torno subito, Come quando fuori piove - interpretando la canzone Cento campane , sigla del noto sceneggiato televisivo Il segno del comando - e Adesso musica. Lando Fiorini (il vero nome Leopoldo) era North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nel popolare quartiere di Trastevere . Funerali Lando Fiorini dove vengono celebrati? Tantisismi i romani che non passati per rendere omaggio a Lando Fiorini preso la camera ardente. Read More »

USA Today Poll: Majority of Americans Skeptical of Tax Bill

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Shaping up even better than projected", Trump said in a Twitter message early Sunday from his club in Palm Beach, Florida. Whatever this committee proposes will be subject to votes in the House and Senate. Protesters say they will continue their efforts because of their concern that this bill will not benefit the middle class. Opposition was at 36 percent. Read More »

Israeli police arrest young man after alleged stabbing attempt

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Lebanese security forces outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut fired water cannons and tear gas to beat back Lebanese and Palestinian protesters who hurled projectiles at the embassy and burned Trump in effigy, along with U.S. But in Jerusalem, a security guard was in critical condition after a 24-year-old Palestinian man from the occupied West Bank stabbed him after approaching a metal detector at an entrance to the city's central bus station, police said. Read More »

Body of missing teenage girl found off Adelaide beach

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The body of a teenage girl from India, who went missing from 's most popular beach on Sunday, has been found. The statement, released at 8:07 am local time on Monday, also said that they "resumed the water, land and air search at first light this morning", and finally located "the missing 15-year-old's body a short time ago near the breakwater". Read More »

French tourists attacked in UP, third incident in 1.5 months

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To a question, Singh said the youths did not attack the foreign tourists. A hospital team, including Dr Nitin Kumar Dey, and some employees took the French tourists to Lakhania Dari on Sunday. "They have taken immediate action on the issue". However, the police said the French nationals were not attacked. "Three of the accused Deepak, Prabhat and Imran, all aged between 24-25 years were arrested". Read More »

Rakitic: Messi Is The Best Of All Time

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In 1999, Pele was named the Football Player of the Century after all the previous Ballon d'Or winners voted in his favour. But I don't see anyone better than me. "I think the derby is always a different type of game, it's always a special game", he said. Legends like Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James don't get to their ideal level by chance. Read More »

Celtics get payback for loss

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The Knicks appeared to have the game put away after three straight points from Jarrett Jack and Porzingis gave them a 101-92 lead with 3:46 left. The Eastern Conference-leading Celtics bounced back from a loss Friday at San Antonio, extending their feat of losing consecutive games only once this season. Read More »

Lucknow horror: Teen cancer patient raped twice in six hours

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According to police, the victim is suffering from blood cancer. While Virendra Yadav has been arrested, the search is on to nab the other two accused, police officer Lalta Prasad Singh told News18. The Times of India reports that girls father lodged a complaint at the Sarojininagar police station on Sunday. He, however, took the victim to another secluded place, raped her and escaped, leaving her at the spot. Read More »

Hyderabad youth shot by assailants in Chicago; family members seek govt help

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Mohammad Akbar was seriously wounded in the shooting on 6 December in the Albany Park neighbourhood in Chicago, according to reports and information provided by his family in India. We are at a loss to understand who would have targeted my brother and why. The incident reportedly took place on December 6 when the victim, identified as Mohammed Akbar, was walking towards his vehicle in a parking lot. Read More »

Putin orders partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria

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MOSCOW (AP) - Declaring a victory in Syria , Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. Russian Federation first intervened in the conflict in 2015, staging air strikes in support of its ally Damascus targeting both the Islamic State group and other jihadists as well as rebels fighting government troops. Read More »

The many casualties of Trump's Jerusalem move

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An Israeli security guard was seriously wounded Sunday by a Palestinian knifeman outside Jerusalem's central bus station, the police said. Trump's decision - which upended decades of USA diplomatic practice - has drawn global condemnation, sparked demonstrations across the Muslim world and led to days of unrest in the Palestinian territories. Read More »

Sushma Swaraj Holds Talks With Chinese Counterpart Wang Yi

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Ms Swaraj will also hold a bilateral meeting with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. China's endeavour to foster a new form of global relations and build a community with a shared future for mankind will be the overarching goals of China's foreign policy in the years ahead, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Read More »

Missile Tracking Exercises Scheduled Amid Nuclear Tension With North Korea

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On November 29, North Korea conducted a missile launch, the first since September 15. But the US THAAD missile defense system deployment in South Korea is already a thorn in the side of more peaceful efforts. North Korean flew two medium-range ballistic missiles over the Japanese island of Hokkaido earlier this year and has threatened to bracket the US territory of Guam with missiles tests on all sides of the island. Read More »

Arab Foreign Ministers To Approach United Nations For Rescinding Trump's Jerusalem Decision

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The ministers supported convening an emergency Arab League summit to consider possible consequences of the U.S. move. It calls Jerusalem "a sacred city for Christians, Jews and Muslims from all over the world". The EU's diplomatic chief warned on Thursday, December 7, that the U.S. decision on Jerusalem "has the potential to send us backwards to even darker times than the ones we're already living in". Read More »

Edmonton rally protests Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision

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Turkish presidential spokesman on December 10 condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who strongly reacted against the United States' decision on Jerusalem . A Turkish presidential source said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider the move. Read More »

After Storm Caroline… Britain will be hit with big freeze, say forecasters

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Storm Caroline has unleashed "devastating" winds of up 116mph that has sparked chaos across the UK. A further warning has been issued for Sunday, when a "spell of heavy snow" is possible over central parts of the UK. Some 18,000 homes across Scotland have had power cuts due to the weather , according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, with all but 500 restored to service. Read More »

North County Again Target For Lake Effect Snow

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Another Michigan sized area of snow will move across Michigan Monday and Monday night. According to the watch, "Lake effect snow is expected [Sunday], but a more significant snowfall is expected Monday night through Wednesday afternoon". Tired shovelers in Buffalo and Watertown should get a break with this round, however, as winds out of the northwest set up over the region, and steer the heaviest snow further south than the weekend's event. Read More »

OH woman burns down home trying to kill bed bugs

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I'll start from scratch. The fire caused up to $250,000 of damage according to initial estimates, reports Fox 19 . Fire was shooting from the first floor when fire crews arrived about midnight Friday, Freel said. The Ohio woman was using alcohol (what?) to kill some bugs she found in the kitchen of her Cincinnati apartment when a candle nearby tipped over, lighting the apartment up in a wall of fire immediately. Read More »

Thomas Fire triggers new evacuations in Santa Barbara County

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Multiple fire agencies have contained the blaze by 15 percent as it destroyed 460 homes in the city of Ventura and an additional 140 homes in the county. That roadway, also called San Marcos Pass, has been the site of numerous prior burns. It has only been 15% contained , though firefighters believe they are making progress. Read More »

President Trump "on trial" in Alabama's Senate election

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Donald Trump Jr. tweeted Friday , "I wonder if Allred told her to do that?" "What they said then was either a lie or what they said today was a lie". After claiming that Washington elites have been getting rich off the country and wondering aloud if there was a way he could use his power to prevent their investments from increasing in value, Trump - who has had abysmal approval ratings for most of his presidency - went after the Americans opposed to his administration who call ... Read More »

Body camera footage captures police dog attack on woman taking garbage out

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Desiree Collins was taking her rubbish out when she was attacked by a police dog. The attack continued for almost 30 seconds as officers tried to pry the dog off, first with verbal commands and then by activating the dog's shock collar. "What we can do is apologize and take responsibility, offer support and compassion, and learn from the incident so we can continue to work to prevent it from happening to anyone else". Read More »

Czech president brands European Union 'cowards' over stance on Trump's Jerusalem move

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His speech came days after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , angering Palestinians and sparking protests in Muslim and Arab countries. In Gaza, Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas gunmen in response to rocket fire. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki called Trump's decision "illegal and illegitimate and null and void legally and politically", saying there would be no formal communication with US officials. Read More »

'DANGER TO LIFE' snow warning as treacherous roads blamed for crashes

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Storm Caroline is expected to generate winds of of 55-65km/h, with gusts of up to 110km/h in Irish coastal areas and on high ground, as it moves towards northern Scotland. Storm Caroline will be the third named storm of the season. A chief forecaster for the Met Office said: "During winter weather which brings snow showers, it is not uncommon for snow amounts to vary considerably across short distances". Read More »

Indonesia to host FIBA World Cup 2023

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The tournament in 2019 will be hosted by China. The combined population of Philippines, Indonesia and Japan dwarfed that of Argentina and Uruguay, the two bidding nations that later withdrew their bid. Meanwhile, Malacañang hailed the SBP-led consortium's successful bid to host the 2023 World Cup, saying that it will prompt the country's reemergence in the global sports scene. Read More »

Zidane: I Knew Ronaldo Would Be Back

The two sides head into the clash level on 28 points after 14 games - a disappointing start by Real Madrid's lofty standards. "Bale won't be available tomorrow ( Saturday ) but the idea is that he will travel with us to the Club World Cup and will see if he can play in the first match", said Zidane. Read More »

Quds Move to Open Hell's Gates to Trump: Palestinian Envoy

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Pence was scheduled to meet Abbas later this month as a part of his Middle East tour. Wearing traditional Islamic white robes, the protesters also unfurled Indonesian and Palestinian flags. He said the Palestinian leadership was considering all options in response to Trump's announcement. Over the weekend, at least 140 Palestinians were injured in clashes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. Read More »

Wray Defends FBI Against Trump's Twitter Attacks

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Strzok was moved off Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation over the summer after the text messages were discovered. Asked about it, he spoke for two minutes without notes. Days after US President Donald Trump , notorious for being very active on his Twitter feed, slammed the FBI, the bureau's director responded to Trump's attack at an oversight hearing. Read More »

Clashes near U.S. embassy in Beirut

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What they're chanting is "Palestine forgive us, they closed the door on us", clearly in reference to Arab leaders", meaning that "protesters here feel Arab leaders have just been talking, but not taking any action. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki called Trump's decision "illegal and illegitimate and null and void legally and politically", saying there would be no formal communication with USA officials. Read More »

All EVMs and VVPAT Machines Are Safe, Says Election Commission

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On the day of voting in the first phase of Gujarat assembly elections , malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) was reported from five districts on Saturday. One seat each is held by the NCP and JD-U while independents hold the remaining two. There are a total of 24,689 polling booths. The Gujarat election is seen as a Prime Minister Narendra Modi vs Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi duel, with both leading their parties from the front in an aggressive, often bitter and ... Read More »