• Wind and rain warnings issued ahead of Christmas day
Wind and rain warnings issued ahead of Christmas day

A warning has also been issued for Christmas Eve, although a smaller area will be affected. The Status Yellow warning is in force from 9am this morning to 9am on Christmas morning. It's going to be a boring and windy Christmas Eve with some rain later in the evening with rain forecasted for Christmas Day and temperatures set to dip in the evening...

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  • Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM
Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM

The observers had submitted their report to party president Amit Shah and a consensus was built around Thakur's name in consultation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi even before the meeting of the Legislature Party, sources indicated. He did his post-graduation from Panjab University in Chandigarh and chose to join politics when he was in his 20...

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  • Several people killed in Christmas Eve plane crash in Florida
Several people killed in Christmas Eve plane crash in Florida

Authorities received a call about the crash at about 7:20 a.m. Sunday, according to a news release, WTSP reports . The pilot was identified as John Shannon, 70, of Lakeland, Florida. There was a fire after the plane crashed that was extinguished by Polk County Fire Rescue personnel. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff and the sheriff's off...

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  • Erika Harold Joins Former Miss America Winners Calling for CEO's Resignation
Erika Harold Joins Former Miss America Winners Calling for CEO's Resignation

The Huffington Post did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on Haskell's statement. "I want you to know that the women who participate in Miss America , the volunteers who help run this organization and the sponsors who are a part of this program value strong, smart, independent young women and aspire to see them succeed", she co...

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  • James Harden rips referees' '[expletive] calls' after loss to Clippers
James Harden rips referees' '[expletive] calls' after loss to Clippers

He's the first National Basketball Association player to score 50 or more in consecutive games since the Lakers' Kobe Bryant did so in four straight in March 2007. In Friday's other games, the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a late deficit at home to beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-104. Andre Drummond contributed 18 points and 15 boards as the Pistons ...

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  • Torch Relay for PyeongChang 2018 to Resume Friday Following Deadly Fire
Torch Relay for PyeongChang 2018 to Resume Friday Following Deadly Fire

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at an eight-floor building in Jecheon, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 21. The building houses a fitness centre, restaurants and a public sauna, Yonhap news agency reported. The blaze - believed to have started in a parking lot on the first floor - has been mostly put out, the fire agency said. The torch rela...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director to sit for closed interview with House panels
Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director to sit for closed interview with House panels

Yet, in August of 2016, Strzok mentioned an "insurance policy". Trump Jr. echoed the infamous accusation his father made previous year of a "rigged system" meant to anoint Democrat Hillary Clinton president via supposed voter fraud . One issue was when McCabe was asked when did the bureau find out that former MI6 operative Christopher Steele, us...

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  • Fodder scam: Lalu convicted, taken into custody
Fodder scam: Lalu convicted, taken into custody

Lalu Prasad Yadav is found convicted on the other hand Jagannath Mishra acquitted. It took him about a minute to gather his composure after his lawyer explained to him that he indeed stood convicted. The first case in 2013 cost him his parliamentary seat and disqualified him from contesting elections. He had moved the apex court challenging th...

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  • Tesla big rig deposits are a marketing tool, truck driver says
Tesla big rig deposits are a marketing tool, truck driver says

This first order of 125 units will reportedly just allow the firm to get the data it needs as regards the semi truck's real-world performance as part of the UPS fleet, and to complete an evaluation. "As with any introductory technology for our fleet, we want to make sure it's in a position to succeed", Scott Phillippi, UPS senior director for autom...

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  • SpaceX rocket launch causes confusion, panic Friday evening
SpaceX rocket launch causes confusion, panic Friday evening

SpaceX blasted off a reused Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 satellites into orbit, its fourth launch towards a US$3 billion (S$4 billion) upgrade to Virginia-based Iridium's mobile, voice and data network. The 10 satellites are part of Iridium's NEXT system, which will ultimately include 81 satellites. Multiple local law enforcement agencies have c...

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  • Trump's Wall Around Doonbeg Golf Resort Will Destroy Irish Beach: Environmental Campaigners
Trump's Wall Around Doonbeg Golf Resort Will Destroy Irish Beach: Environmental Campaigners

Trump International Golf Links (TIGL) sought permission to carry out the works previous year over fears that winter storms could wipe out metres of the facility's beach. "Any intervention through physical barriers will impede the natural evolution of the dune system and put at risk protected species", he added. Records show that Mr.

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  • 33 passengers died as bus plunges into river in India
33 passengers died as bus plunges into river in India

Most of the people died due to drowning including the bus driver , he said. Several of them were going to offer prayers at a temple in Malarna Chour in the district, Sawai Madhopur Superintendent of Police Mamman Singh told PTI . Vasundhara Raje, the chief minister of Rajasthan , said the state would provide assistance to the victims. ...

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  • Allegations of sexual assault aimed at the conductor Charles Dutoit
Allegations of sexual assault aimed at the conductor Charles Dutoit

In a statement on the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra website on Friday, the orchestra said it had jointly agreed with the conductor "to release him from his forthcoming concert obligations [.] for the immediate future", adding that Dutoit needed "to be given a fair opportunity to seek legal advice and contest these accusations".

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  • Trump Said Haitian Immigrants
Trump Said Haitian Immigrants "All Have AIDS" & It Gets Even Worse

They said that on the day in question, Trump stormed into the Oval Office clutching "sheets of papers" which revealed how many immigrants had been allowed into the USA since he took office. When asked about why he was restricting people from Haiti, he described them as being infested with AIDS. As tensions rose between Mr Trump and Secretary of...

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  • At least four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing
At least four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing

In a statement, the Indian Defense Ministry's spokesman Col. N.N. Joshi said the incident took place at the Keri sector of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir . At least four Indian soldiers on border patrol have been killed by Pakistani fire on the de facto border of the disputed region Kashmir. Director general of military operations Lt Gen A K B...

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  • Mystery solved as Australian submarine found after 103 years disappeared in WWI
Mystery solved as Australian submarine found after 103 years disappeared in WWI

The Royal Australian Navy's first submarine, which went down with all hands more than a century ago, has been located off Papua New Guinea in about 1,000 feet of water. Barrett said he hoped the discovery of the vessel and the lost crew would bring closure to their descendants. The Royal Australian Navy and the Silentworld Foundation commis...

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  • US Ambassador to Netherlands, Called Out on TV for Lying, Doubles Down
US Ambassador to Netherlands, Called Out on TV for Lying, Doubles Down

However, the new ambassador can be seen clearly making the statements in a video recording from 2015. A now viral video shows Donald Trump's pick Pete Hoekstra accusing journalist Wouter Zwart of " fake news " after he was confronted about saying that cars and politicians are being "set on fire".

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  • Separatists Win Catalan Election; Travel Outlook Unclear
Separatists Win Catalan Election; Travel Outlook Unclear

However, he did not clarify whether he would be willing to meet deposed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont , who is in self-imposed exile in Brussels and whose party retained its position as the largest separatist force. Rajoy, invoking constitutional authority to temporarily take over a region's affairs, fired the Catalan government that Puigd...

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  • The real story behind the 2G scam
The real story behind the 2G scam

The acquittal of all the accused in the 2G case by a special court on Thursday triggered a major political slugfest between the BJP and the Opposition. "However, it is clear that somebody from the PMO had given a go ahead to the DoT for issue of new licences and most probably it was Pulok Chatterjee himself, as his note records that he had sp...

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  • Man planned Christmas attack on San Francisco's Pier 39, Federal Bureau of Investigation says
Man planned Christmas attack on San Francisco's Pier 39, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Authorities have stopped a terror attack that was planned for Christmas day in San Francisco . The FBI criminal complaint says that Mr Jameson's letter made reference to Donald Trump's decision to designate Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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