• Four found dead in suspected homicide in Troy, NY
Four found dead in suspected homicide in Troy, NY

The deaths are being investigated as homicides. Autopsies are being performed today, Tedesco said. Jason Fenton has lived across from the home for about two decades. Two children and two women were killed in their Second Avenue apartment in Troy, according to Troy Police Chief James Tedesco. Troy police are being assisted by New York State Police...

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  • Dy CM attends swearing in of Himachal CM
Dy CM attends swearing in of Himachal CM

Thakur said that "tired and retired officials would have no place in the government" and a decision in this regard would be taken immediately after taking oath on December 27. Some senior party leaders and former ministers including Romesh Dhawala and Narinder Bragata have not been given berth in the cabinet. Thakur is the first Chief Minister fr...

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  • Hitting the road? Gas prices in Florida are going up
Hitting the road? Gas prices in Florida are going up

Texas, TX, December 26- Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. Florida: the highest average price in was $2.73 on September 9. That's up 21 cents from past year at this same time. Gas prices have dec...

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  • Briton jailed in Egypt 'transferred to notorious prison'
Briton jailed in Egypt 'transferred to notorious prison'

Plummer's family, who have described her as "naive", said the tablets were for her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo, who suffers from severe back pain. A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We will continue to provide assistance to Laura and her family following the court ruling in Egypt , and our embassy is in regular contact with the Egyptian authoriti...

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  • Embassy move 'disqualifies' United States as peace mediator says Palestine
Embassy move 'disqualifies' United States as peace mediator says Palestine

Israel occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. Trump's announcement December 6 reversed decades of USA policy and set off weeks of clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces that have left at least a dozen Palestinians dead.

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  • Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM: Full list of ministers
Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM: Full list of ministers

The incumbent Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani on Tuesday was once again sworn in as the Gujarat CM for a fresh term, along with Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who took the oath as deputy CM again. " BJP president Amit Shah and the CM and the deputy CM will decide the names of the Cabinet", a senior party leader was quoted as saying b...

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  • U.S. announces sanctions on two officials over North Korea's missile program
U.S. announces sanctions on two officials over North Korea's missile program

Security Council resolution adopted Friday that imposes new, harsh sanctions in response to the country's November 28 ballistic missile launch. Both are said to be key figures in North Korea's ballistic missile development. Tensions have run high as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have engaged in a war of words. ...

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  • Three Dead in Phoenix Standoff
Three Dead in Phoenix Standoff

After several hours, the suspect began shooting at the officers. Ross did not appear to be injured. Officers later found the bodies of their 11-year-old son Nigel Ross, and their 10-month-old daughter Anora Ross inside the apartment where the father had barricaded himself.

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  • India Says Meeting Between Jadhav and Family Was 'Intimidiating', 'Lacked Credibility'
India Says Meeting Between Jadhav and Family Was 'Intimidiating', 'Lacked Credibility'

Minutes before the meeting, Faisal tweeted a picture of Jadhav's wife and mother, adding they were "sitting comfortably in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan". Family members, however, handled the situation with "great courage and fortitude", the ministry said, adding that Jadhav's "appearance also raises questions of his well being".

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  • Top JeM militant Noor Mohammad killed in encounter in J&K
Top JeM militant Noor Mohammad killed in encounter in J&K

Noor Muhammad Tantray, the head in the Kashmir valley of the Jaish-e-Muhammad group, was trapped in a house outside the main city of Srinagar on Monday evening along with his associates, triggering a fierce overnight gunbattle. He was arrested along with four others and charged with conspiracy to carry out terror attacks in various parts of the...

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  • Kulbushan Jadhav meets mother, wife at Pakistan foreign affairs ministry
Kulbushan Jadhav meets mother, wife at Pakistan foreign affairs ministry

After the meeting ended, the family and Deputy High Commissioner Singh went away in a Toyota Landcruiser with other security vehicles in tow. Siddharth Vidyarthi: The 56-inch #BJP govt. The Pak Military Court had sentenced Kulbhushan to death, but the matter is pending at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), which already stayed his execut...

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  • Orrin Hatch Says He's 'Grateful' for Biting Editorial That Suggested He Resign
Orrin Hatch Says He's 'Grateful' for Biting Editorial That Suggested He Resign

Once again, Hatch has moved to freeze the field to make it nigh unto impossible for any number of would-be senators to so much as mount a credible challenge. "A favor done in return for Hatch's support of the president generally and of his tax reform plan in particular". During his decades in the Senate, Hatch has consistently voted with the righ...

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  • Democratic candidate seeks to halt Virginia random-winner drawing in tied race
Democratic candidate seeks to halt Virginia random-winner drawing in tied race

Simonds and her attorneys are asking to delay drawing the name of the victor tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. They're asking the State Board of Elections to hold off on tomorrow's drawing...and for the court to reconsider its decision to count the ballot that tied up the race.

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  • North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'
North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'

Much of the discussion centered on North Korea. The UN Security Council imposed the new sanctions on Friday in response to the ballistic missile tests in Pyongyang. The Foreign Ministry spokesman defended North Korea's right to possess nuclear weapons as necessary "to defend our sovereignty and rights to existence and development in the face of...

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  • Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations: Moscow
Lavrov, Tillerson discuss need for urgent North Korea negotiations: Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday that "Washington's aggressive rhetoric" had heightened tension on the Korean peninsula and was unacceptable, the Russian foreign ministry said. "The importance of an early transition from the language of sanctions to negotiations was emphasized", the stat...

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  • Christmas Tree Recycling at the Brush Recycling Center
Christmas Tree Recycling at the Brush Recycling Center

The City of Grand Island Utility Line Division will be recycling Christmas trees starting Wednesday and continue through Monday, Jan. 8. "The township then runs all the trees through a wood chipper, creating landscape mulch that is then used throughout the park", Schulte said.

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  • Trump fumes over Russian Federation dossier: 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'
Trump fumes over Russian Federation dossier: 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

Pres. Trump , who is vacationing at his private estate in Mar-a-Lago, appeared to be watching and quoting from the morning cable-news show on Fox while tweeting. The former House Ways and Means committee Chairman commented that it has been "long known" that the Steele dossier is "bogus". "What we really want to know is was the dossier - which yo...

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  • British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt
British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt

Plummer's family said she did not realize Tramadol was illegal in Egypt when she chose to bring the pills to help with her husband's chronic back pain, which she obtained from a friend, the BBC reports. "After she was sentenced to three years, she was then put in a cage, like an animal". "It is illogical that she was dealing in Tramadol.She h...

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  • Christmas forecast calls for wind, sun - no snow
Christmas forecast calls for wind, sun - no snow

After sunset, temperatures will again drop below freezing. Meanwhile, the NOAA short term models were warmer and showed a very late transition from rain to snow. According to FlightAware, more than 3,100 flights arriving in, departing from or operating within the USA were delayed as of 5:30 p.m. ET Sunday .

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  • President Trump signs tax overhaul, Obamacare mandate repeal into law
President Trump signs tax overhaul, Obamacare mandate repeal into law

In the Oval Office, he said: "I was going to wait for a formal signing some time in early January - but then I watched the news this morning and they were all saying: 'Will he keep his promise?" "We did a rush job today", Trump said at the bill signing.

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