• 'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home
'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home

The publication reported that the banner was put up by the daughters of the couple staying in the home neighboring Pence's vacation retreat and their girlfriends. Pence's hardline conservative views are well-known, and in 2006 he supported a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would have defined marriage as a union between a man and ...

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  • At least 10 killed in Cairo church attack: Egypt Health Ministry
At least 10 killed in Cairo church attack: Egypt Health Ministry

The gunman was also killed, along with at least one police officer, officials said. Two men on a motorcycle opened fire and tried to storm the Mar Mina church in Helwan City on Friday, which led to a shootout between the attackers and security officers, according to Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman.

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  • Trump says East could use some 'global warming' this weekend
Trump says East could use some 'global warming' this weekend

Following days of cold weather and forecasts of record lows to come, President Donald Trump tweeted that "we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming ". On another matter, in an impromptu interview with The New York Times Thursday at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, Trump said he thinks special counsel Robert Mueller ...

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  • Turkey, Russia Sign Loan Agreement for S-400 Missile System Sale
Turkey, Russia Sign Loan Agreement for S-400 Missile System Sale

Turkey and Russian Federation have signed an accord for Moscow to supply S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries, Turkish authorities have announced. Moreover, Turkey seeks to build its own missile defense systems as the deal also involves the transfer of technology and know-how.

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  • Israel strikes Gaza strip as clashes over Jerusalem continue
Israel strikes Gaza strip as clashes over Jerusalem continue

There were no immediate reports of casualties in the exchange of fire, the first in more than 10 days. Israeli tanks and jets launched attacks against the Gaza Strip on Friday in retaliation to Palestinian rocket fire against southern Israel.

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  • NYPD cops suspended over response to woman who later died
NYPD cops suspended over response to woman who later died

The husband was identified by police as a person of interest and was in custody for questioning, WPIX-TV reported . Most damning were revelations that NYPD cops had been called to the Brooklyn home earlier that Wednesday to check on Wells who told 911 she was " scared " of her husband because he was 'acting amusing, ' according to police sou...

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  • Trump says China 'caught' shipping oil to North Korea
Trump says China 'caught' shipping oil to North Korea

South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo , citing government sources in Seoul, reported earlier this week that United States satellites had spotted Chinese ships selling oil to North Korean vessels dozens of times since October. However, the report published by South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo has already been refuted by China's foreign ministry spo...

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  • More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

In the past, Islamic State loyalists have singled out Shiites for attack, and the group claimed to be behind an attack last month on another news organization in Kabul , Shamshad TV . Thirty-five men, four women and two children are among the victims, he said in a press conference, Afghanistan's TOLO news network reported . "Resolute Support c...

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  • Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Doug Jones from being seated
Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Doug Jones from being seated

Jones said he will be an "independent voice" in the Senate and will strive for "common ground with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle". Republican lawmakers in Washington had distanced themselves from Moore and called for him to drop out of the race after several women accused him of sexual assault or misconduct dating back to when they wer...

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  • Ten Reportedly Injured Following Explosion In St Petersburg
Ten Reportedly Injured Following Explosion In St Petersburg

Shrapnel embedded in the IED (improvised explosive device) used in the attack - a common terror technique - was meant to injure and/or kill as many victims as possible. No person or group has claimed responsibility for the attack. "Emergency personnel are already on the scene". Police said the blast occurred in a supermarket northeast of the city...

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  • US, Turkey settle visa row
US, Turkey settle visa row

Consulate in Istanbul was arrested in October . On Thursday, the US embassy said "the Department of State is confident that the security posture has improved sufficiently to allow the full resumption of visa services in Turkey". We are also concerned about the cases against USA citizens who have been arrested under the state of emergency. Turk...

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  • Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again
Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again

In recent weeks, ISIS fighters, or their sympathizers, reportedly have mounted small attacks in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus, the Syrian capital. He said that information came from aerial surveillance . Most of the fighters had been killed or captured over the past three years, the coalition said on Wednesday.

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  • States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases
States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases

However, people with life-threatening allergies to the flu vaccine or its ingredients (which include gelatin, antibiotics, or other ingredients) can not or may require a different strain of the shot. Why, then, isn't everyone getting that annual flu shot? McGeer says four in one week is "relatively speaking, a small number", but generally a sign ...

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  • Liverpool agree deal to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for £75m
Liverpool agree deal to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for £75m

But a move fell through when Liverpool apologized for making an alleged illegal approach for the 26-year-old. This news comes after the Dutch defender's omission from Southampton's last two matchday squads, amidst much speculation from both sets of supporters.

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  • Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year
Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

A large area of high pressure from the north will sink southward over the next few days, keeping the chilly weather around. We're starting off our Wednesday on a dangerously cold note, and the frigid temperatures aren't going away anytime soon! Despite the cold, the chances for snow later this week have decreased.

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  • Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes
Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes

Rockland county taxpayers can pre-pay their 2018 town and county taxes on Thursday and Friday to take advantage of federal tax deductions before federal tax reform becomes law on January 1. To ensure that payments made by check are deposited and cleared by the end of the year, checks should be received no later than Thursday, Dec. 28. In Chemung ...

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  • Jaish-e-Mohammed Terrorist killed by security forces in J&K's Pulwama
Jaish-e-Mohammed Terrorist killed by security forces in J&K's Pulwama

Noor was also one of the chief architects of the Border Security Force (BSF) camp attack, near the Srinagar airport in October this year. This cover up helped him plan and execute the attacks in and around Kashmir valley, without being coming under the radar of the forces, NDTV reported.

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  • Worcester County offering free Christmas tree recycling
Worcester County offering free Christmas tree recycling

To keep trees out of the landfill, the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District hosts a mulch day 8 a.m.to noon Saturday, Jan. 6 at the former Walmart parking lot on University Drive on the West Side. Worcester County officials are reminding that before you recycle your Christmas tree, take off all of the ornaments and lights because they can jam up...

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  • Hatch aide knocks paper's 'unquenchable thirst for clicks' after blistering editorial
Hatch aide knocks paper's 'unquenchable thirst for clicks' after blistering editorial

Hatch spokesman Matt Whitlock released a statement accusing the Salt Lake Tribune of pursuing an "unquenchable thirst for clicks" in their scathing Christmas Day editorial published on Monday. "Orrin G. Hatch as the 2017 Utahn of the Year has little to do with the fact that, after 42 years, he is the longest-serving Republican senator in USA h...

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  • Bitter cold, several feet of snow forecast for parts of eastern US
Bitter cold, several feet of snow forecast for parts of eastern US

In North Granby, 4.8 inches of snow was reported. The previous record was 44ins that fell in Morgantown in March 1958. And the snow isn't over. Up to a foot of heavy snow is forecast through Wednesday in northern New England, where strong winds with gusts of up to 65 miles per hour, slowing travel and causing power outages, were predicted for M...

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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

While Patel, former state energy minister, had won with a margin of 906 votes, former education minister Chudasama won Dholka seat by a mere 327 votes Former transport minister Vallabh Kakadia and state party chief Jitu Vaghani too have not found a place in Team Rupani of 2017.

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  • USA sanctions North Korean officials involved in ballistic missile program
USA sanctions North Korean officials involved in ballistic missile program

The Treasury Department's latest step follows a decision by the United Nations Security Council last Friday to impose new stronger sanctions on North Korea to halt its ability to raise illicit funds. The sanctions announcement came as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks by phone in which they ...

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  • Tight security for Jadhav's wife, mother
Tight security for Jadhav's wife, mother

Before FO released pictures of the meeting, the media in the arch-rival state expressed concerns on why Jadhav is not shown during the meeting with wife and mother. Sources in New Delhi said that India remained firm on its position that the military court in Pakistan had awarded death sentence to former Indian Navy officer through "a farcical p...

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  • RPF to manage crowds in AC suburban trains
RPF to manage crowds in AC suburban trains

The maximum cost of a monthly AC train pass will be Rs 2,205 from Virar to Churchgate. The discounted price is 1.2 times of the first class in normal local trains running in Mumbai now. The guard controls the door closures and openings in the AC local train". One of the services will run on the slow line between Mahalaxmi and Borivali.

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  • President Trump signs GOP's sweeping tax bill into law
President Trump signs GOP's sweeping tax bill into law

Underscoring how watching the news on the morning of the tax bill signing day motivated him to sign the bills early, which he had planned to sign in January otherwise, the president said , "I was going to wait for a formal signing sometime in early January, but then I watched the news this morning and they were all saying, 'Will he keep his promis...

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