• 8.8 million people signed up for Obamacare coverage despite Trump's sabotage
8.8 million people signed up for Obamacare coverage despite Trump's sabotage

Enrollment on HealthCare.gov consistently outpaced last year's and finished particularly strong, with more than 4 million customers signing up in the final week. "By eliminating the individual mandate in the tax bill we have pulled one of the pillars of Obamacare out". Despite all that, more than 1 million new customers signed up last week, a...

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  • Politicians dismiss return of blue passports as 'insular nonsense'
Politicians dismiss return of blue passports as 'insular nonsense'

It will also be one of the most secure travel documents in the world, with a raft of new security measures to protect against fraud and forgery. In a tweet on Saturday, chief Brexit coordinator from the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt dismissed comments by Theresa May who, while announcing the return of blue British passports, said th...

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  • Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour
Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour

The Crib and the special ship on which a model of Santa Claus was displayed attracted everyone's attention. It is a day set aside to recognize the birth of their Saviour, Jesus Christ, and to give thanks to God for the gift of salvation. Cribs, decorated in lovely ways and displaying the birth of Lord Jesus, were seen at several houses in the state...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory extended into tomorrow morning
Winter Weather Advisory extended into tomorrow morning

To qualify as an official white Christmas , at least 1 inch of snow will need to be on the ground Monday. Sunday's high is 26 degrees with a low of 19 degrees. Winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. This means storm total snow from Christmas Eve through Christmas Day could near eight inches in so...

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  • One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband
One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband

The statement didn't specify the man's injuries. According to police, the dogs did not belong to the couple. "They had my brother halfway out the door, chewing on his arm", said James Saylor, Johnny's brother. Sunday on Highway 66 in the Wiser Branch area, the Bell County Sheriff's Department said in a news release. However, he was bitten o...

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  • Christmas Eve fire damages home, family safe but displaced
Christmas Eve fire damages home, family safe but displaced

When crews got there, they were met with heavy flames coming from the back of the home. Fire officials say the connected apartments sustained a large amount of smoke damage, and as a result, ten people have been displaced. No one was injured in the blaze, and although some residents were out of town, at least two were displaced from their home, t...

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  • CHP officer killed as patrol auto hit by drunken driver
CHP officer killed as patrol auto hit by drunken driver

Camilleri and another CHP officer were parked on the Winton Avenue on-ramp to I-880 in the southbound direction when their cruiser was hit by a auto. Another officer in the auto, Jonathan Velasquez, was treated at a hospital for lacerations and released Monday, said Sgt.

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  • 'Neo-Nazi' Teen Charged With Killing Girlfriend's Parents After They Reported Him
'Neo-Nazi' Teen Charged With Killing Girlfriend's Parents After They Reported Him

After supposedly shooting the guardians, the kid, of Lorton , Va., shot himself in the head, however has survived, police said. Ms Kuhn-Fricker's mother, Janet Kuhn, said her daughter believed the boyfriend was trying to indoctrinate the girl with white-supremacist ideas.

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  • Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes
Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes

Two Palestinians were killed as youths clashed with Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border on Friday in a new protest against USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the health ministry said. The Palestinians fiercely clashed with the Zionist occupation troops in the various cities of the West Bank after the Friday prayers as reports rec...

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  • Christmas services in Greater Newburyport
Christmas services in Greater Newburyport

Christmas Eve program with music, drama and candlelight service. Monadnock Covenant Church at 90 Base Hill Road, Keene, will hold Christmas Eve services Sunday at 4 and 6 p.m. First Baptist: Christmas Eve services will be at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Two identical Christmas Eve evening services at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.in the Sanctuary.

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  • Jamie Carragher: Arsenal And Liverpool 'Will Always Fall Short' Of Winning Trophies
Jamie Carragher: Arsenal And Liverpool 'Will Always Fall Short' Of Winning Trophies

The Belgian stopper has had his critics nearly from the minute he arrived at Anfield, and while his form has generally been better over the past year or so, he is still prone to the odd major error. Opting to sit back deep into their own half to negate Salah and Sadio Mane's bursting runs behind their defence, the Arsenal players looked far from co...

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  • Theresa May's deputy Damian Green QUITS over computer porn storm
Theresa May's deputy Damian Green QUITS over computer porn storm

The cabinet secretary's report found that Maltby's account of her meeting with Green, where she had alleged he had propositioned her in exchange for help with her career, was "plausible", but "with competing and contradictory accounts of what were private meetings, it is not possible to reach a definitive conclusion".

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  • US Life Expectancy Decreases Second Straight Year As Opioid Overdoses Rise
US Life Expectancy Decreases Second Straight Year As Opioid Overdoses Rise

It would be a grim marker for the US, matching a period in which more than one-quarter of the USA population reportedly got infected by the disease, leaving some 675,000 Americans dead. "In the past, those drug mortality increases have been more than completely offset by declines in cardiovascular disease mortality ― heart disease and stroke most...

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  • Amazon Acquires Security Camera and Video Doorbell Maker Blink
Amazon Acquires Security Camera and Video Doorbell Maker Blink

That includes the recently announced Blink Video Doorbell . The company first introduced a battery-powered indoor camera, followed by an outdoor version and on 19 December, it introduced a $99 Video Doorbell, available for preorder "soon".

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  • Family of detained Indian 'spy' to visit him in Pakistan
Family of detained Indian 'spy' to visit him in Pakistan

Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, following which India moved the ICJ in May. Pakistan says Jadhav was working for the Indian spy agency, RAW. Pakistan claims its security forces arrested Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel from its restive Balochistan province on Mar...

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  • Rainy, mild, and breezy today, light snow on tap for Christmas Eve
Rainy, mild, and breezy today, light snow on tap for Christmas Eve

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued by the National Weather Service to take effect at 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve. Our southernmost counties will catch a one-two punch of white stuff as tonight's passing system may deliver them some additional snow between now and Sunday .

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  • Prince County could see 15 centimetres of snow Christmas Day
Prince County could see 15 centimetres of snow Christmas Day

Environment Canada forecasts flurries to begin falling during the day Sunday across Vancouver Island. The way it looks now, initially the lake snow could very well be setting up around or just north of Syracuse, but as the afternoon progresses the band of lake snow will march to the north and east of Syracuse.

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  • North Korea: Trump praises latest United Nations sanctions over missiles
North Korea: Trump praises latest United Nations sanctions over missiles

North Korea is already subject to a raft of sanctions from the USA, the United Nations and the EU. "We define this "sanctions resolution" rigged up by the USA and its followers as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our Republic, as an act of war violating peace and stability in the Korean peninsula and the region and categorically rejec...

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  • India complete 3-0 series whitewash over Sri Lanka
India complete 3-0 series whitewash over Sri Lanka

England posted the highest of 230 for eight wickets when chasing South Africa's 229 in the same tournament. The pitch is in good condition for batting and also for spinners. Sadeera Samarawickrama (21) also did not last long and was dismissed by Hardik Pandya, who had struck him on the helmet before having him caught by Dinesh Karthik.Gunaratne, t...

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  • RK Nagar bypoll: Dhinakaran surges ahead, AIADMK, DMK continue to trail
RK Nagar bypoll: Dhinakaran surges ahead, AIADMK, DMK continue to trail

He condemned the police's "high-handedness" at the counting centre as he claimed that they behaved like AIADMK's 'booth agents.' "Tamil Nadu people have spoken through RK Nagar voters". "People of RK Nagar have elected Amma's ( Jayalalithaa's ) successor", said Dinakaran. With several twists, turns, controversies around her death and Jaya's close...

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