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Suspect shot, killed woman, two children in Phoenix on Christmas Suspect shot, killed woman, two children in Phoenix on Christmas
- December 26, 2017

However, in hopes that one or both of the children were alive, police allowed negotiations for the man's surrender to continue for hours, Howard said. Police say this appears to be a domestic dispute turned deadly. The shooting occurred at an upscale apartment complex near the Biltmore area in central northeast Phoenix. (more...)
JetBlue plane skids off taxiway n Boston JetBlue plane skids off taxiway n Boston
- December 26, 2017

Responding to Air Traffic Control after the accident, one of the plane's pilots said, "Everything's fine". No injuries were reported, according to a JetBlue spokesman. Massport officials say runways were cleared by 11:30 a.m. The speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike was reduced to 40 miles per hour from the NY border to Boston Monday morning. (more...)
Roseanne Barr blasts New Zealand pop star for caving to BDS pressure
- December 26, 2017

The BDS movement calls for a cultural boycott of Israel, and activists made their displeasure of the move known. "By succumbing to the hateful agenda of the few who support BDS you encourage animosity in the region". Lorde's current gig calendar includes two shows in Russian Federation, sparking claims that her statement is hypocritical given that country's widely reported human rights abuses. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed opens Milli Muslim League office in Lahore
- December 26, 2017

The MML office was inaugurated by Saeed on Sunday to kick-start poli-tical activities in Laho-re's NA-120 constituency that fell vacant because of the disqualification of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case. Supporters welcomed the LeT founder by showering rose petals on his vehicle in Kasurpura, Chaudhry Park and Outfall Road. The JuD headquarters in Chauburji also falls in NA-120. (more...)
British woman accused of smuggling drugs 'accidentally pleads guilty' in Egypt British woman accused of smuggling drugs 'accidentally pleads guilty' in Egypt
- December 26, 2017

The 33-year-old shop worker became so upset that the judge was forced to adjourn the hearing, her sister Rachel has said. Her family say that they have lodged an immediate appeal. Foreign Minister Alistair Burt has been to Egypt and spoken to his counterparts, Labour MP Karl Turner told the Hull Daily Mail. It is thought the trial will commence once the defence has found a new interpreter. (more...)
White Christmas potential: Winter weather advisory is set White Christmas potential: Winter weather advisory is set
- December 26, 2017

Temperatures were warmest earlier this morning but have since fallen throughout the day. Parts of CT and Rhode Island could see snow and rain on Monday as well. Snow will continue into the night, with flurries possible on Christmas morning. Somewhat heavier snow is likely in some areas, especially in the Greater Toronto Area where a snowfall warning is in effect. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 in Yemen Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 in Yemen
- December 26, 2017

The World Health Organization has recorded 2,219 deaths since the cholera epidemic began in April, with children accounting for almost a third of infections. The World Health Organisation tweeted the cholera figure was 998,315 suspected cases - and "rapidly approaching 1 million". An urgent diphtheria vaccination campaign early in 2018 will complicate the World Health Organization's (WHO) hope of doing mass cholera vaccination at the same time, especially given the problems with security and ... (more...)
Christmas Community Dinner celebrates 49 years of service Christmas Community Dinner celebrates 49 years of service
- December 26, 2017

Volunteer John Cantrell fixes up a plate for guest Bonita Yoder at the 24th annual Community Christmas Dinner on December 25, 2017. Those out delivering food stop at the Cinemark Movie Theatre and many gas stations and nursing homes, as well as visit first responders and those who can't make it to the church for the dinner. (more...)
Up to 20 cm of snow expected across GTA on Christmas Eve Up to 20 cm of snow expected across GTA on Christmas Eve
- December 26, 2017

Visibility may be limited and travel may become hard. The slippery conditions prompted warnings from RCMP as road conditions became a mess. It turns out Santa is getting out of Southwestern Ontario just in time. Active weather is expected to continue throughout the week in Toronto as temperatures are expected to drop. An overnight low of -6 C is expected tonight and lows of between -8 C and -12 C are expected through Saturday. (more...)
Louisburgh: Two men die after auto goes into river Louisburgh: Two men die after auto goes into river
- December 26, 2017

They have been named locally as 26-year-old Declan Davitt and 27-year-old Martin Needham . An investigation is continuing after two men died when a vehicle went into a river in County Mayo on Christmas Day. Weather was poor at the time, with gale force winds and heavy rainfall. Searches began yesterday morning for the two men and continued throughout the day. (more...)
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's Mumbai reception: All you need to know! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's Mumbai reception: All you need to know!
- December 26, 2017

Director Kunal Kohli took to micro-blogging site Twitter and dropped a picture of Virushka's grand reception card. The newlyweds will be hosting a reception at the St. The entire Indian Cricket Team is expected to attend the bash, and they will later fly to South Africa, for an upcoming series. Both Anushka and Virat looked divine in their Sabyasachi attires. (more...)
White Christmas happening now in Olympia and there's hope for Tacoma White Christmas happening now in Olympia and there's hope for Tacoma
- December 26, 2017

Monday, according to the weather service. "There is a risk of snow falling to lower-levels on the back edge of an occluded front as winds veer north or northeasterly over Wales and the Midlands into the early hours of Wednesday". A yellow weather warning for heavy rain and snow has been issued for the most of England and Wales from 6pm on Boxing Day until 11am on Wednesday. Temperatures on the 24th remained steady in the lower to mid 40s until just before lunch. (more...)
Christmas tree recycling offered to city residents
- December 26, 2017

In Albemarle County, the Parks and Recreation Department's annual program collects discarded trees, which are chipped into mulch and offered to the public at no cost. Ahead of Christmas, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is getting the word out about their Christmas tree recycling program. The City of Wilmington will offer tree pickup with regularly scheduled trash services. (more...)
Kulbhushan Jadhav's kin meet Sushma Swaraj upon return from Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav's kin meet Sushma Swaraj upon return from Pakistan
- December 26, 2017

Reports suggest, however, that Jadhav's mother , Avanti and wife Chetankul were assured by the minister that the Indian government is "doing everything possible to ensure Jadhav's release". Pakistan did not even fail to once remind the press about the confessional statement. Islamabad has repeatedly rejected New Delhi's plea for consular access to Jadhav at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), alleging he was not an ordinary person and had entered the country with intent of spying ... (more...)
Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty in dock for casteist comment Salman Khan, Shilpa Shetty in dock for casteist comment
- December 26, 2017

Shilpa too had reportedly compared her looks to a sanitation worker in a bad way by using an aforementioned word. On Friday, when the film released, members of Valmiki community staged demonstrations outside cinema halls in Jaipur and tore posters of Tiger Zinda Hai , in which Khan plays the lead role. (more...)
Vijay Rupani sworn in as CM of Gujarat Vijay Rupani sworn in as CM of Gujarat
- December 26, 2017

The other contenders are Sangita Patil and Vibhavri Dave. The Chief Minister candidate of BJP for Gujarat, Vijay Rupani has taken the oath as the 14th Chief Minister of the state. The party won for the sixth consecutive time in Gujarat. The party's tally this time came down by 16 seats. Rupani, who succeeded Anandiben Patel past year, has also been the Minister for Transport, Water Supply, Labour and Employment in Gujarat state cabinet during Patel's tenure. (more...)
US Says It Negotiated $285M Cut in United Nations Budget US Says It Negotiated $285M Cut in United Nations Budget
- December 26, 2017

The ambassador, in a statement, said the budget negotiations successfully cutback the UN's "bloated management and support functions". The US is the UN's largest contributor, funding 22% of its core budget. The announcement came shortly after UN member nations voted overwhelmingly to oppose a decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel - a move that drew condemnation and protests from across the Arab and Muslim world. (more...)
Guatemala says it's begun working on moving embassy to Jerusalem Guatemala says it's begun working on moving embassy to Jerusalem
- December 26, 2017

Guatemala was one of just nine countries to vote against last week's U.N. General Assembly resolution denouncing President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and plans to move the USA embassy there. Honduras, Guatemala's neighbor to the east, with which Israel has strong ties, also voted against the measure and is widely believed to be a leading candidate to be the next country to announce it is moving its embassy as well. (more...)
N.Korea rejects United Nations sanctions, defends nuclear programme N.Korea rejects United Nations sanctions, defends nuclear programme
- December 26, 2017

Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the resolution appropriately strengthened the sanctions but was not created to affect ordinary people, normal economic exchanges and cooperation, or humanitarian aid. (more...)
Vietnam braces for storm as Philippines death toll rises Vietnam braces for storm as Philippines death toll rises
- December 26, 2017

Tembin has caused heavy rain in some southern provinces, including Kien Giang, Ca Mau and Bac Lieu. But as far north as Vung Tau city, thousands of Vietnamese fishing boats halted their months-long fishing trips to return to shore. Because of that high death count, the Philippines' National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council is now working to improve the country's warning and evacuation systems. (more...)
Accept God's gift and realize you are worth saving Accept God's gift and realize you are worth saving
- December 26, 2017

First, I wonder if those treasured moments were what sustained her through times of doubt and uncertainty. Mass shootings have left loved ones dead or maimed. By decree of the Emperor, Mary and Joseph were forced to set out. "Who are you?" they asked with considerable authority, followed by a theological interrogation: "Are you the Christ, or Elijah, or the prophet?" This was not the life they had planned! Rather, following God's wondrous plan, the family is called to educate children in ... (more...)
Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour
- December 26, 2017

Persons dressed up as Santa Claus cheered the revellers at several places such as malls, markets and parks. They were seen wearing new winter clothes on the occasion. A number of Christians residing in the area are celebrating the festival by decking up their houses and exchanging gifts. Cribs, decorated in handsome ways and displaying the birth of Lord Jesus, were seen at several houses in the state. (more...)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'A Lot of Interest in Infrastructure' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: 'A Lot of Interest in Infrastructure'
- December 26, 2017

McConnell made similar remarks at an Axios-sponsored "News Shapers" event on Thursday evening where he refused to use Bannon's name and just referred to him as "that element" who "has no impact on our ability to function in the Senate" and who the majority leader predicted will have no impact challenging establishment Republicans in the 2018 midterms. (more...)
With messages of peace Christmas celebrated across Kashmir With messages of peace Christmas celebrated across Kashmir
- December 25, 2017

On Monday, the local branch of All-India Anglo-Indian Association is hosting Christmas celebrations at the East Coast Railway Institute. Earlier, choir group of Cathedral presented Christmas carols ushering the faithful to the festal Eucharistic Celebration. (more...)
20 dead as bus collides with van in Philippines 20 dead as bus collides with van in Philippines
- December 25, 2017

The jeepney's engine came out of the front of the vehicle, which was largely crushed. In a further investigation, the jeepney loaded with at least 28 persons, who were reportedly residents in Barangay Pilar, Bauang town, was proceeding to Manaoag church to attend a Christmas Day mass. (more...)

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