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Toronto's extreme cold weather to end by New Year's Eve

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Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for the cities of Regina and Saskatoon due to extreme wind chills that are expected to linger throughout southern Saskatchewan overnight. The weather agency says the cold warnings mean there is an "elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia". Environment Canada recommends dressing warmly, in layers. Read More »

Jessica Falkholt and sister Annabelle fighting to life after auto crash

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The 28-year-old actress, as well as her sister Annabelle, are said to be in critical condition after the crash happened on Boxing Day. Actress Jessica Falkholt played Hope Morrison in Home and Away . "This Christmas-New Year period is meant to be a time of happiness, to spend time with family". "Everyone who has been on our roads leaves home in the hope they can get back there [or] to their destination". Read More »

San Jose Earthquake: Magnitude 3.9 Tremor Is Second One in Hours

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A shallow magnitude 4.0 quake was reported Tuesday evening nine miles from San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It struck at a depth of about 4 1/2 miles. The newspaper stated that geologists believe that the Calaveras and Hayward faults are linked, meaning that both could someday rupture together, resulting in significantly more destructive quake. Read More »

BJP wins pakke-Kesang, Likabali seats, Khandu Congratulates People

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He profusely thanked the people who came out to vote and voted for BJP. In Pakke Kessang assembly constituency, BJP candidate Biryuram Waghe defeated congress candidate and former deputy Chief Minister Kameng Dolo. Dolo had won the election unopposed in 2014. "This Christmas celebration has become all the more special. People of the two constituencies have shown that they are with good governance and development", Khandu said on Sunday evening. Read More »

Obama to Prince Harry: 'Serenity' on leaving presidency

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Prince Harry interviews former U.S. President Barack Obama as part of his guest editorship of BBC Radio 4's Today program which was broadcast on December 27, 2017. "The question, I think, really has to do with how do we harness this technology in a way that allows a multiplicity of voices, allows a diversity of views, but doesn't lead to a Balkanisation of our society, but rather continues to promote ways of finding common ground?" The British government is reportedly anxious that ... Read More »

Zenit-2SB rocket carrying Angolan satellite blasts off from Baikonur - Roscosmos

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It is meant to provide communications and TV broadcasting for Angola and the entire African continent. Russia's Roscosmos space agency has lost connection with Angola's first-ever spacecraft - AngoSat telecommunications satellite. Angola is a sub-Saharan African country, and the African nation declared that it is focusing on extending their space programs. South Africa uses its satellite to collect environmental disasters data, Ghana monitors its coastline and for educational purposes and ... Read More »

Medical evacuations from besieged Syrian enclave Eastern Ghouta begin

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The enclave, a densely populated pocket of satellite towns and farms, is the only major rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus. Among the 500, almost 130 were children, according to the BBC, and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent posted images of some children and their mothers, saying they were to be taken to hospitals in Damascus. Read More »

'Oil Trade Between N. Korea & China Under Discussion at UNSC'

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The images in question were recorded October 19, before the latest sanctions on North Korea, which limits oil product shipments to just 500,000 barrels a year, went into effect. Another military source called the report "fake news" when talking to the Global Times and said it was meant to " drive a wedge between China and North Korea and distract South Korea's attention ". Read More »

Seoul to hold talk with victims on 'comfort women' deal

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The South Korean government will now review the panel's findings and consult again with victims, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told a news conference. According to the report, the Japanese side demanded South Korea persuade the advocacy groups for the victims to accept the agreement. The deal agreed to resolve the comfort women issue "finally and irreversibly" and for Tokyo to provide compensation of 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) to the victims. Read More »

"We Are Here To Change The Constitution", Says Union Minister, Hegde

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The minister must come to the House and tender an apology to the House and the nation. We will respect the Constitution, but the Constitution has changed several times and it will change in the future too. "Those who, without knowing about their parental blood, call themselves secular, don't have their own identity... they don't know about their parentage, but they are intellectuals". Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Himachal Pradesh received by Jairam Thakur

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Other who took oath as ministers are: Ram Lal Markanday (Lahaul-Spiti), Suresh Bhardwaj ( Shimla Urban), Rajiv Saizal (Kasauli), Govind Thakur (Manali), Virender Kanwar (Kutlehar, Una) and Vikram Singh (Bhatiyat). In the state election held earlier this month, the BJP won 44 seats in the 68-member state assembly, thereby replacing the erstwhile Congress government. Read More »

Australian woman faces verdict in Malaysia drugs case

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Exposto was arrested on Dec 7, 2014, at Kuala Lumpur airport with 1.5kg of methamphetamine. An Australian mother of four, who was said to be a victim of a USA military romance scam, faces mandatory execution if convicted of drugs offences in Malaysia . Read More »

Bender's lob to Chandler with 0.6 seconds left lifts Suns over Grizzlies

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Jay Triano has had it in his back pocket for about 15 years and he installed it shortly after he became the Suns' interim coach. Officials, however, had to review the play as it appeared Chandler goaltended to get the ball home. "As soon as I saw him get in the position I'm like 'I got him'". The Phoenix Suns won a thriller at the buzzer against the Memphis Grizzlies and the announcer even called it. Read More »

Bitter cold Tuesday, with light snow showers into the afternoon

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Tonight the winds will occasionally gust to 30 miles per hour which will mean some blowing and drifting of the light fluffy snow. Wednesday is sun-filled but even colder with highs in mid teens during the afternoon. Models are coming in rather split on this cold, so we'll keep 30's for now and adjust as new runs come in. Christmas day we will have wind gusts into the 30s. Read More »

Four Killed in Crash Near Abilene

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Christmas. The Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop F released its holiday counting period numbers Tuesday. Also on December 23, Charles Terbrock, 85, of Foristell, MO, was killed when he lost control of his vehicle on an icy bridge in Lincoln County on U.S. Read More »

'Real Housewives' star arrested on battery, disorderly intoxication charges

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I want to offer my honest apologies to anyone I might have offended with my behavior. She said was committed to a "transformative and hopeful 2018". As she was being processed today though, the judge reportedly made a passing remark hinting that she might have a drinking problem. De Lesseps announced their divorce in August. Read More »

Trump, Melania engage in calls with kids awaiting Santa

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Another, from Virginia, was heard telling the president he wanted building blocks. "Building blocks, that's what I've always liked too". Trump reportedly told a caller from MS that the state is "great" and added that, "Santa is going to treat you very well". Read More »

Guatemala pledges to follow USA on Jerusalem

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. Also, the Czech Republic and Romania are on the list of countries that could imitate Trump's controversial decision, which has dynamited decades of efforts to bring peace to the Middle East, since both Palestinians and Israelis consider Jerusalem as their holy city. Read More »

Four found dead in possible homicide in Troy basement apartment

Troy Police Captain Daniel DeWolf said the bodies were found in the basement. He said the deaths appeared suspicious , though the cause wasn't revealed. All of the deceased were reportedly found in the basement of the 5,852-square-foot residence. Police in Troy, New York, told local reporters that the victims were all family members, and that they're investigating the crime as a possible quadruple homicide . Read More »

Library Of Congress Stops Archiving Every Single Tweet

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But this practice will soon come to an end, as the Library of Congress announced Tuesday that it would end its blanket collection of tweets at the beginning of the new year, The Hill reports. Another reason behind this decision is Twitter change to 280 character tweets instead of the 140 character tweets that the network was launched with. Read More »

Japan offers continued support for Jordan

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During their meeting on Monday, Netanyahu expressed willingness to attend, contingent upon the presence of Jared Kushner, according to Israel's Channel 10 news . In a statement, Rivlin's spokesman said Kono voiced hope that Israel and Japan would establish direct air links "sometime soon". At a joint press conference with President Reuvin Rivlin, he said Japan "regards Israel as a country full of talent, not just a state of technology, but humanity, art and science". Read More »

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%

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The government maintained that the hike will affect not more than 15 percent of the consumers as around 85 percent households will continue to be covered by the scheme under which no charge is levied for consumption of up to 20,000 litres a month. Read More »

America is not out of options on North Korea

Ri and Kim accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during the launch of the Hwasong-14 on July 4th and 28th, as well as September's launch of the Hwasong-12, which flew over Japan. The sanctions last week limit North Korea to half a million barrels of petrol products and four million oil barrels a year. "And, in the case of North Korea, there are several roads not yet taken". Read More »

Looks to allow property tax prepayment

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The Executive Order will also suspend local laws limiting the ability of taxpayers to make partial payment of property taxes until the end of the year. On Saturday, the Montgomery County Council said it will hold a special session Tuesday to enact legislation authorizing advance payment of property taxes. Read More »

White supremacists create shrine to Justine Damond

Damond, 40, was fatally shot in July by Minneapolis police officer Mohammed Noor. No charges have been filed against him. Police spokesman John Elder told Minnesota Public Radio News the memorial was cleared away when the department learned it was displayed outside its headquarters. Read More »

President Trump issues 'joyous' statement on Kwanzaa

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In 2011, Trump criticized then-President Obama, claiming he was downplaying Christmas. Celebrations for Kwanzaa often include song and dance, African drums, storytelling and reading poetry, and a large traditional meal. Trump follows in the tradition of his predecessors, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, who each issued a statement to mark the start of Kwanzaa , which begins each year on December 26 and ends on January 1. Read More »

Windies crumble in rain-hit ODI

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Earlier in the day, New Zealand got off to a shaky start losing three quick wickets courtesy a brilliant spell by Cottrell with the new ball. Set a target of 166 from 23 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis system after New Zealand had stuttered their way to 4-131 at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, the Windies finished the day on 9-99. Read More »

World Health Organization to add 'Gaming Addiction' as a Disorder in 2018

The draft which the World Health Organization is going to finalize will feature video game addiction as one of the newly added disorders and it will be the updated ICD-11 category version. The presence of gaming disorder in the ICD-11 may have more extensive ramifications than we might suspect. The WHO says that a diagnosis can be assigned after a period of 12 months, except when "all diagnostic requirements are met and symptoms are severe". Read More »

Best friends for 60 years find out they're biological brothers

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There's also a certain card game. "Let's see, well we love to play cribbage". Two lifelong friends have just found out they're actually much more than that - they're biological brothers. "It really is a Christmas miracle and we're so happy that we found it", said Cindy. That's where the robi737 comes from. Macfarlane (left) explained that he never knew his father and Robinson (right) was adopted. Read More »

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation and Clinton for dossier claims

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Even though the president misspelled the Twitter handle in question, he was responding to a segment on Fox News' morning gossip show, which sought to discredit the infamous dossier. The FBI is said to have used the dossier as the basis for probing possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. His lawyers were to have met with Mueller and his team last week. Read More »

(INTC) Holdings Lifted by Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB

The firm has a market cap of $218,560.00, a P/E ratio of 16.39, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 1.06. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $46.7. Therefore 61% are positive. Credit Suisse Group reissued an "outperform" rating on shares of Intel in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, October 13. Read More »

MAP: Where to recycle your Christmas tree

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North Mankato residents may dispose of Christmas trees Tuesday through January 12 at the city's residential compost site, 600 Webster Ave. The City of Hattiesburg's Urban Forestry Division is gearing up for its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program . Read More »

Harry Kane's scoring record could be one of many

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The hat-trick is nice for him but we could have scored more than three. Kane nearly had his third only to volley wide from an excellent cross-field Rose pass and Southampton pulled one back when Serge Aurier made a mess of a headed clearance and Boufal drilled past Lloris at the near post. Read More »

Woman, 2 children shot to death at Phoenix apartment

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Phoenix police communicated with the shooting suspect, who barricaded himself inside one of the apartments. All three were shot, Howard said, US today reported . Three loud pops rang out at the complex shortly after 10 p.m. After almost six hours, officers spotted the baby dead inside the unit, Howard said. Read More »

Christmas Eve brings 3-4 inches of snow to Toledo area

A north northeast wind will be 8 to 11 miles per hour. The low will be around 2, with wind chill values as low as minus 20 and west wind 17 to 26 miles per hour. West southwest wind 20 to 25 miles per hour will decrease to 7 to 12 miles per hour in the afternoon. "At the end of the day, the Tucson International Airport measured one inch of snow while the University of Arizona recorded 2". Read More »

Up to 10 cm of snow expected Christmas Eve, Environment Canada says

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A special weather statement says a developing low pressure system will track south of the Great Lakes Sunday night, bringing another round of snowfall for much of southern Ontario. However, brisk westerly winds are expected to pick up this morning causing areas of blowing snow at times, especially in exposed areas. An overnight low of -6 C is expected tonight and lows of between -8 C and -12 C are expected through Saturday. Read More »

Louisburgh: Two men die after auto goes into river

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A third man, in his late teens, managed to escape and raise the alarm. Local people in silent vigil on the nearby laneway watched from a distance throughout the morning and early afternoon as the efforts to locate the bodies continued. Following community prayers, the bodies were removed to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar where postmortem examinations were to be carried out today. Read More »

Kulbhushan mother and wife to meet Sushma Swaraj in Delhi

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The meeting staged by Pakistan has drawn flak in India , as Jadhav wasn't allowed to express his love or situation to his mother and wife physically and no privacy was given to him. It was the first time that Jadhav was meeting his family since his arrest in March, and Pakistan portrayed it as a humanitarian gesture to mark the birthday of the country's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah. Read More »

Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM for 2nd consecutive term

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Rupani and other council of ministers were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor O P Kohli at the Helipad Ground inside New Secretariat complex in Gandhinagar . Remarkably, five cabinet ministers belong to Patel community among nine senior ministers. PM Modi with various leaders and dignitaries at swearing ceremony. Read More »

More Than 10 Countries Mulling Embassy Moves To Jerusalem

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had strong words for the delegates after the resolution passed. In a December 6 address from the White House, Trump defied worldwide warnings and insisted that after repeated failures to achieve peace, a new approach was long overdue. Read More »