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by | December 22, 2016 | 00:46

The upcoming holiday weekend is trending wetter for much of the area, especially by Christmas Day, as a strong storm system moves across the area. The Met Office also said it could not rule out a white Christmas - but added that it was unlikely.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:17

In August 2014, a Chinese fighter buzzed within 20 feet of a USA surveillance plane in global waters near Hainan island. A Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessel captured the probe on December 15, as it was being recovered by USS Bowditch in the South China Sea, some 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:03

He supports and has funded construction in settlements and suggests it is time to think of alternatives to the two-state solution. Zehava Galon, the leader of the left-wing Meretz party said that Friedman's appointment is "catastrophic" and added that "Netanyahu couldn't have wished for a better ambassador".

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:00

De Welt , a German newspaper, is reporting that police said they have the wrong man and that the man who drove through the market is still at large. He made extensive statements in a police hearing but denied involvement. Berlin police have said the incident was "probably a terror attack ", though they have not confirmed it yet.

by | December 21, 2016 | 00:56

Governor Sergei Levchenko banned retail sales on December 20 of all liquids that contain alcohol but are not intended for consumption. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters: "It is a bad tragedy". In December a year ago, more than 10 people died in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk after drinking fake Jack Daniels, bought off the internet, that had been laced with methanol.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:44

However, with searches for " fascism " also surging as Trump campaigned for the Republican nomination, the publisher made "ism" its word of the year , the first time the honour had gone to a suffix. But American voters deciding to put a billionaire reality television star in the White House led to the largest spike of the year, according to Merriam-Webster.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:42

In a full version of its August ruling published today , the commission said the Irish government failed to justify why Apple received "selective treatment" when it came to paying tax in Ireland, the European Commission has said. Right out of the gate Apple is saying that they were a "convenient target" for the EU Commission. "The Commission has manifestly breached its duty to provide a clear and unequivocal statement of reasons for its decision", said the Irish government in a ...

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:48

We do not expect significant wintry precipitation: no winter storms, very little if any impact whatsoever. Severe weather is forecast around Lawrenceburg, Waynesboro and Linden. The low forecast for Monday night into Tuesday morning will be approximately 34 degrees but the National Weather Service advises to keep plants protected throughout that period, particularly Saturday night into Sunday morning.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:46

Also weighing on sentiment is a warning from Opec that supply would exceed demand by 1.2 million barrels a day without pledges from its members and other global producers to cut daily supply by around 1.8 million next year. For non-OPEC producers, 388,000 barrels a day of reductions are expected, according to the report. Adding to the momentum was a comment from Saudi Arabia's oil minister Khalid al-Falih: "I can tell you with absolute certainty that effective 1 January, we're going to cut ...

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:39

Savage immediately provided a spark off the bench, engineering a drive that stalled at the Jaguars 1-yard line on an inexplicable fade pass to Hopkins on fourth down before leading the way to the first offensive score following a Texans safety.

by | December 19, 2016 | 01:30

Syrian state television also claimed the rebels had attempted to smuggle heavy weapons out of east Aleppo, which was contrary to the terms of the agreement. The opposition's Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, however, said the Iran-backed Hezbollah fighters had cut the road to protest a lack of progress in the evacuations from Foua and Kfarya.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:25

CIA Director John Brennan told his workforce in an internal message that the CIA, Director of National Intelligence and Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the same page regarding Russian hacking, according to multiple intelligence officials who have viewed the message.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:23

Obama yesterday warned that the United States would take action against Moscow after the White House accused Putin of direct involvement in cyber attacks created to influence the USA election. He did, however, chide the media for that he called an "obsession" with the flood of hacked Democratic emails that were made public during the election's final stretch.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:01

The crime was caught on the banks CCTV surveillance, which showed the gunmen roughing up people. The militants had struck a Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch in Ratnipora area in Pulwama on Thursday, looting around Rs 10 lakh - of which around Rs 16,000 was in demonetised notes and the rest in new currency.

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:16

However, Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar said that the ruling side first wants a discussion on Augusta and the alleged exchange of demonetised currency by some top Opposition parties. "Rajya Sabha worked only for 21 per cent of the time it was scheduled to". "In both Houses, the impact of demonetisation of currency was discussed the most".

by | December 17, 2016 | 01:00

If anything, the virus is becoming even more concerning. Six percent of fetuses or infants congenitally infected with the virus were reported to have developed birth defects. It's known that most people who contract Zika don't have symptoms, and women with those milder infections may not give birth to babies with birth defects at the same rate, suggested Dave O'Connor, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who has been studying Zika in ...

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:55

Even though there are no advisories outside the five northeastern counties, wind gusts of more than 30 miles per hour are expected, meaning wind chills will be in the 10 to 15 degree range along the Interstate 95 corridor and in single digits in northwestern areas.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:56

According to her bio on Fox News , Crowley first joined the network as a political and global affairs analyst in 1998 but left in 2004. "With vision, courage and moral clarity, [Trump] is committed fully to re-establishing America's singular place in the world", Crowley said in a statement released by the Trump campaign.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:54

Turkey's military operations in Syria have killed around 1,800 Islamic State and Kurdish militia fighters since being launched in August, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. Soylu said the first explosion was caused by a passing vehicle that detonated in an area where police special forces were located at the stadium exit.

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:52

It's been confirmed that The Walking Dead's Sasha actress Sonequa Martin-Green will take the lead role. As mentioned previously, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif , and Mary Chieffo have also joined the cast of Star Trek: Discovery , but The Hollywood Reporter adds news that the trio of actors have been cast to play Klingons in the new series.

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:14

Before formal orders are issued, the notice invites objections which have to be submitted to the DC within a week's time. Khalid was killed by the Army in the woods of Tral in Pulwama district on April 14, 2015 and later claimed that he was shot down in an "encounter" while trying to meet his younger brother Burhan.

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:14

Sunny , along with her husband Daniel Weber and in-laws, went to the United States to be part of her brother's big day. She looks like real Karanjit Kaur Vohra (Sunny Leone's real name) in royal blue and golden Patiala suit. "So happy he has found his soul mate!". But this time the Bollywood actress was draped in a handsome Indian attire. The actress wanted a traditional wedding for her brother just like her parents' marriage.

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:36

The crash is the first reported mishap for a Marine Corps Osprey since a May 2015 hard landing during a training mission in Hawaii killed two Marines and injured 20 others. The U.S. military has deployed dozens of the aircraft to the Marine's Air Station Futenma in a densely populated area in the prefecture. The Japanese and USA governments are trying to move the Futenma base operations from Ginowan to the less populated Henoko coastal area of Nago.

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:40

Stein has sought recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania as well, but Hillary Clinton needed to be declared the victor in all three states to best Donald Trump in the Electoral College. Stein lacks the necessary standing to challenge the election result because any change will not make her the victor, the state's lawyers wrote. The New York businessman and former reality TV star who has never previously held public office won by more than 68,000 votes in Pennsylvania and about 11,600 votes in ...

by | December 14, 2016 | 07:39

While PM Modi met with top ministers, a united opposition put its head together to decide on how to take on the government. With just three days remaining in the winter session , the Rijiju episode has cast a fresh shadow over the possibility of any business being transacted in both houses.