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Over 100 countries defy Trump, vote for Jerusalem UN resolution

Haley's comments followed a social media salvo in which the diplomat warned Tuesday that the Trump administration did not "expect those we've helped to target us" and that "the USA will be taking na...

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NZ gets into Christmas spirit with nationwide Secret Santa

NZ gets into Christmas spirit with nationwide Secret Santa

Because New Zealand is an adorable fantasy land where dreams come true, they're now holding a nation-wide secret santa (easily achievable because there's only about 60 people that live there) and of...

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Nashville officially joins the MLS

Nashville officially joins the MLS

The MLS had announced it would be choosing two soccer teams from a group of four cities - Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville and Sacramento - that could begin play during the 2019 season. Later that mon...

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Britain is losing out amid Brexit uncertainty, says IMF's Lagarde

Britain is losing out amid Brexit uncertainty, says IMF's Lagarde

Britain's tepid growth can improve along with other economies should a positive trade deal over Brexit be agreed to with the EU, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday. Last year, the fund ha...

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USA blames North Korea for WannaCry cyber attack that paralysed NHS

USA blames North Korea for WannaCry cyber attack that paralysed NHS

He also told reporters that the U.S.is leading the effort to improve cyber security. Bossert now says the evidence is conclusive. "We do not make this allegation lightly, we do so with evidence and ...

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Congress Keeps Delaying Renewal of Its 'Must-Pass' Warrantless Surveillance Program

Congress Keeps Delaying Renewal of Its 'Must-Pass' Warrantless Surveillance Program

Senators Ron Wyden of OR and Rand Paul of Kentucky had, meanwhile, vowed to "actively oppose and filibuster" any version of the bill that allowed for a "long-term extension" of Section 702. On hand al...

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Here's detailed plan of Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma New Delhi reception today

Here's detailed plan of Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma New Delhi reception today

Most of us are still gushing over the romantic pictures and videos from their intimate wedding that only hosted family member and close friends. The reception is being held at the Durbar Hall of Taj...

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Russian Federation parliament ratifies deal to expand Syria naval facility

Russian Federation parliament ratifies deal to expand Syria naval facility

Diplomatic efforts to end fighting in Syria gained momentum in 2017 with the announcement of the start of the ceasefire in the Arab country in early January. "The military delegation in Astana stated ...

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Salvation Army hosts Christmas Eve brunch for homeless population

Salvation Army hosts Christmas Eve brunch for homeless population

As the Salvation Army Red Kettles come closer to wrapping up their campaign, contributions too are edging closer to the $160,000 bolstered by the generosity of the community. My family and I have been...

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Saudi-led airstrikes claim 136 lives in 10 days in Yemen

Saudi-led airstrikes claim 136 lives in 10 days in Yemen

The Huthis said "the target of the ballistic missile was a large gathering of Saudi regime leaders in Yamamah Palace", where King Salman - hours later - unveiled the country's 2018 budget. "The global...

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Gujarat results 'zabardast jhatka' to BJP, says Rahul

Gujarat results 'zabardast jhatka' to BJP, says Rahul

In this day and age, for a party to keep winning for so long is unprecedented", he told cheering supporters at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi . On being asked about the feedback from party worke...

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Donald Trump threatens to withhold aid over UN Jerusalem vote

Donald Trump threatens to withhold aid over UN Jerusalem vote

The Palestinian ambassador, Riyad Mansour, said he expected "overwhelming support" for the measure stating that Jerusalem was an issue "to be resolved through negotiations" between Israel and the Pa...

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Forecast: Complicated Christmas Weekend Forecast

Morning lows will be in single digits with wind chills near zero. For the past 3 days, our most trusted computer model is still hinting at snowfall on Sunday afternoon and evening. "Elsewhere, a c...

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official engagement photos

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official engagement photos

The first official photograph shows Markle snuggling into Harry's coat, with both smiling, while the second is slightly more formal - the couple are seen sitting on white steps outside. Meghan Markl...

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Haley warns against Jerusalem resolution ahead of United Nations vote

Haley warns against Jerusalem resolution ahead of United Nations vote

Less than two weeks after Washington moved to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and begin the process to move its embassy there from Tel Aviv - the city where all other nations house their main ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

The Hampshire mum is serving a five-year sentence over allegations, which she strongly denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. She was arrested at Tehran Airport in 2016 while visit...

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China ride-hail giant Didi Chuxing has raised $4 billion

China ride-hail giant Didi Chuxing has raised $4 billion

Uber didn't immediately respond to an email request for comment sent outside regular business hours. The company declined to disclose the identity of its newest investors, and in a statement on its...

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Four People Killed after Ferry Capsizes off Remote Philippine Island

Four People Killed after Ferry Capsizes off Remote Philippine Island

The accident occurred off the town of Real, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) east of Manila , as the boat sailed towards the remote island of Polillo in rough weather, coastguard spokesman Armand Balil...

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Europe's Top Court Rules Uber Is A Transportation Company

Europe's Top Court Rules Uber Is A Transportation Company

The ECJ's decision taken in Luxembourg will now apply across the European Union, including the UK. "Member states can, therefore, regulate the conditions for providing that service". That helped the...

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US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware

US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry began spreading on May 12 this year and encrypted the files on around 300,000 computers in 150 countries. "The indiscriminate use of the WannaCry ransomware demonstrates North Korean act...

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Indian Air Force orders additional 83 Tejas light combat aircraft; here's why

Indian Air Force orders additional 83 Tejas light combat aircraft; here's why

HAL is to respond by March 2018, sources said. The Indian Air Force - now has 40 Tejas MK1 LCA aircraft to equip the first two squadrons. An AON (Acceptance of Necessity) for 83 Mark-1A LCAs at a ...

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You're a Transportation Firm, Not Digital Company — EU to Uber

You're a Transportation Firm, Not Digital Company — EU to Uber

But the Singapore authorities have largely embraced private-hire auto services, he noted, pointing out that the developments in the past two years were aimed at governing the burgeoning industry. Furt...

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Bihar CM announces ex-gratia for boiler blast victims' kin

Bihar CM announces ex-gratia for boiler blast victims' kin

The tragedy is a brutal reminder of boiler blast at NTPC plant in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli, where 46 people were killed. Three of the seriously injured persons have been admitted to Patna Medical ...

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Trump Commutes Kosher Meat Processing Plant Operator's 27-Year Bank Fraud Sentence

Trump Commutes Kosher Meat Processing Plant Operator's 27-Year Bank Fraud Sentence

The White House issued a statement announcing the commutation, which stated that Rubashkin had already served over eight years of a 27-year prison sentence that some felt was "excessive in light o...

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North Korean soldier walks through fog to defect

North Korean soldier walks through fog to defect

The soldier crossed the border at around 8:00 AM. At line 9.30am, the South's border guards fired 20 warning shots. The North Korean soldier, who was shot in the shoulder and elbow, was airlifted to...

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'Best days are behind him' - Rae delivers damning verdict on Celtic signing

'Best days are behind him' - Rae delivers damning verdict on Celtic signing

The 32-year-old will undergo a medical in Glasgow before completing his move to the Scottish champions, but will not be eligible to play until after the Scottish winter break at the start of January. ...

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Top British official forced out over porn cover-up

Top British official forced out over porn cover-up

In a letter to Mr Green released by Downing Street, Mrs May said it was with "deep regret" that she had asked him to step down but his conduct had fallen short of the "high standards" the... "We have ...

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China urges United States to abandon Cold War mindset reflected in Trump report

China urges United States to abandon Cold War mindset reflected in Trump report

The Trump upheavals in the world politics are continuing. China has hit back at President Donald Trump's decision to brand the country a competitor, and has called on the United States to give up it...

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Country singer Michael Ray charged with DUI; hit auto at McDonald'

Country singer Michael Ray charged with DUI; hit auto at McDonald'

Police said they were called to a crash at the McDonald's on Bay Street just after 3:30 a.m. Driving a 2012 orange Jeep, "Michael said he was in the drive thru and his foot slipped off the pedal cau...

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Al Franken will resign from the Senate on January 2

Al Franken will resign from the Senate on January 2

Gov. Tina Smith a day later, NBC News reported Wednesday. Franken announced his resignation earlier this month after several women came forward to accuse the former comedian of groping them and kis...

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