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North Korea says new sanctions imposed by United Nations are 'declaration of war' North Korea says new sanctions imposed by United Nations are 'declaration of war'
- December 25, 2017

In the past, North Korea has stressed the need for a nuclear deterrent, but on several occasions this year, the North has hinted that it desires a nuclear arsenal akin to that of the USA, indicating that North Korea intends to further expand its nuclear weapons stockpile and develop new means to deliver those devastating weapons to distant shores. (more...)
White Christmas expected with several centimetres of snow in some areas White Christmas expected with several centimetres of snow in some areas
- December 25, 2017

Blustery wind across the region will make travel hard late today and into the morning. "Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions". Environment Canada says travelers should adjust their plans if possible. Christmas afternoon will feature some lake snow near and north of the Thruway. (more...)
Playing Curry against Cavs would be 'completely irresponsible', says Kerr Playing Curry against Cavs would be 'completely irresponsible', says Kerr
- December 25, 2017

On Tuesday, the Warriors announced that Curry's injury had been re-evaluated, and while he's progressing, the team won't evaluate him again until next week. "So if we weren't playing Cleveland on Christmas and I told you Steph hasn't played in a 3-on-3 game, hasn't had any contact at all and the game is 48 hours from now, you'd say, 'oh, Steph's not going to play". (more...)
India beat Sri Lanka to wrap up T20 series sweep India beat Sri Lanka to wrap up T20 series sweep
- December 25, 2017

Good afternoon! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry's live coverage of India vs Sri Lanka 2017-18 . Jaydev Unadkat and debutant Washington Sundar bowled beautifully to put the visitors on the backfoot. Akila Dananjaya also added 11 runs off 7 balls with two boundaries. The visitors got off to a bad start with Jaidev Unadkat (2-15) striking twice to remove openers Niroshan Dickwella (1) and Upul Tharanga (11) in successive overs. (more...)
Arkansas unemployment rate rises slightly in November Arkansas unemployment rate rises slightly in November
- December 25, 2017

The preliminary, seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for November 2017 was 3.1 percent - two percentage points lower than it was one year ago and one percentage point below the national average of 4.1. San Antonio's jobless rate was 3 percent in November without seasonal adjustment. Over the past 12 months, 27 states have added payroll jobs. He said both Texas and San Antonio are seeing consistent job growth as well as declining unemployment. (more...)
Here's what the weather will be like on Christmas Day
- December 25, 2017

Despite some reports that a named storm could affect the United Kingdom after Christmas, the Met Office said although the weather is expected to become more unsettled with wet and windy conditions between Christmas and New Year, no named storms are expected and there are no warnings for wind. (more...)
'People of RK Nagar have elected Amma's successor': Dhinakaran 'People of RK Nagar have elected Amma's successor': Dhinakaran
- December 25, 2017

Polling for the seat was held on December 21. RK Nagar, represented twice by Jayalalithaa , has an electorate of 2,28,234, comprising 1,10,903 men, 1,17,232 women and 99 transgenders. Earlier, Dhinakaran, who lost the AIADMK symbol to the E Palaniswami-O Panneerselvam faction, had announced to contest the election as an independent candidate and was allotted a "pressure cooker" symbol for the same. (more...)
Shiv Sena takes potshots at BJP after acquittal of 2G scam accused Shiv Sena takes potshots at BJP after acquittal of 2G scam accused
- December 25, 2017

Friction between the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Congress-led opposition could worsen after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday acquitted all 17 accused in the 2G scam case, which contributed to the ouster of the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. (more...)
Jairam Thakur to be Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur to be Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister
- December 25, 2017

BJP members who have known him describe him as an amiable politician who tries not to ruffle feathers and take everybody along. Despite being a three-time MLA, Thakur remained state chief till 2009, before being inducted into cabinet ranks as rural development and panchayati raj minister. (more...)
Baltimore Couple Among Five Killed In Florida Plane Crash Baltimore Couple Among Five Killed In Florida Plane Crash
- December 25, 2017

The sheriff's office said a twin-engine plane crashed at the end of the runway near Ben Durrance Road, located just off of US 17 near Spirit Lake Road. Shannon's daughter Victoria and her husband Peter had just arrived in town on Saturday for the holidays, from Baltimore, where they live. The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration investigators will probe the crash. (more...)
Catalonia election: Spain's Mariano Rajoy rules out new national vote Catalonia election: Spain's Mariano Rajoy rules out new national vote
- December 25, 2017

A record turnout in a Spanish election of 82 percent reflected how the sovereignty issue, which dominated the campaign, has both divided and mobilised Catalans. In an attempt to stop that referendum, Spanish police stormed some polling stations. The move led to violent clashes with hundreds of people reported injured. (more...)
SF Symphony cuts ties with conductor after sexual assault allegations surface SF Symphony cuts ties with conductor after sexual assault allegations surface
- December 24, 2017

A replacement conductor will be announced at a later date. The symphony said in a statement that the "serious nature" of the allegations as well as the symphony's "strong commitment to a zero tolerance policy" for sexual harassment in the workplace contributed to its decision. (more...)
Lewandowski accused of inappropriately touching singer at holiday party Lewandowski accused of inappropriately touching singer at holiday party
- December 24, 2017

After the photo was taken, Villa said, "He smacks my ass really hard". "It was completely demeaning and shocking". She told him to "watch it", and that "half-joking, I said, 'I can report you for sexual harassment'". " Mr. Lewandowski is absolutely innocent of this charge". While Lewandowski was sacked by the Trump campaign well over a year ago, his name has recently been floated for a staff position in the West Wing , as other presidential aides are planning their exits. (more...)
White House denies report that president said Haitian immigrants 'all have AIDS' White House denies report that president said Haitian immigrants 'all have AIDS'
- December 24, 2017

The Times report said Kelly and Tillerson attempted to react by saying a large number of the visas were for here and now voyagers, yet that as Trump proceeded with, Kelly and Miller "turned their rage" against Tillerson, who tossed his arms up and countered that maybe he should quit issuing visas inside and out. (more...)
United States ambassador to Netherlands apologizes for fake news claim United States ambassador to Netherlands apologizes for fake news claim
- December 24, 2017

In a profile of the new ambassador, released this week, Dutch TV journalist Wouter Zwart asked about questionable statements made by Hoekstra during a debate in 2015. "I made certain remarks in 2015 and regret the exchange during the Nieuwsuur interview", he said in the statement. "Please accept my apology", Hoekstra shared on Twitter . (more...)
Blaze at London Zoo as 70 firefighters tackle flames Blaze at London Zoo as 70 firefighters tackle flames
- December 24, 2017

A dog walker said: "I could smell the fire from Camden Town, I thought it was going to be a huge blaze but it seems like they've got it, so I'm quite pleased". TV footage from the scene showed the Adventure Cafe and shop to be badly damaged. Security guards, along with zoo keepers who live on site, first responded to the fire, alerting authorities and moving the animals to safe locations within their enclosures, the zoo said. (more...)
Year-Old Killed by Stray Bullet When Deputies Opened Fire Identified Year-Old Killed by Stray Bullet When Deputies Opened Fire Identified
- December 24, 2017

Officials say it was a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a stray bullet when sheriff's deputies near San Antonio opened fire on a wanted felon. Salazar said the woman had indicated to officers that she was armed and said "I'm going to shoot you", before running away. While on the foot chase, the deputy called for backup. (more...)
Indian army major, soldier killed in LoC fire exchange Indian army major, soldier killed in LoC fire exchange
- December 24, 2017

Three Indian soldiers were killed in Kashmir along the unofficial border with Pakistan yesterday, Indian police said, in the latest skirmish between the bitter rivals in the disputed Himalayan territory. Two other personnel also sustained injuries and are under treatment. Lance Naik Singh, 34, hailed from Amritsar, Punjab and is survived by wife Ms Kuljit Kaur and a daughter. (more...)
Fodder lands Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail Fodder lands Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail
- December 24, 2017

Lalu Prasad, the chief of RJD, and other convicts were taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the verdict. A special CBI court in Ranchi during the day convicted RJD chief Lalu Prasad and 15 others in a case relating to the multi-million rupee fodder scam . (more...)
Trump wins at least one wall battle Trump wins at least one wall battle
- December 24, 2017

Trump International Golf Links Doonbeg in Ireland, owned by United States President Donald Trump , has been given permission to build a 38,000-tonne sea wall at its course despite environmental groups warning it could damage protected wildlife habitats. (more...)
Share Rating Recap: Long Island Iced Tea Corp (LTEA) Share Rating Recap: Long Island Iced Tea Corp (LTEA)
- December 24, 2017

Blockchain is the technology behind the Bitcoin phenomenon, enabling any type of encrypted data - from electronic money to medical records - to be shared between members of a closed network. Existing businesses, like Long Blockchain Corp., are leveraging their current reputations and assets to redirect focus on the blockchain market. It's unclear what actions, if any, the SEC would take for Long Blockchain, however. (more...)
Rahul condoles deaths in Sawai Madhopur accident Rahul condoles deaths in Sawai Madhopur accident
- December 24, 2017

The passengers were going to visit a Ramdevji temple in Sawai Madhopur . Police said the accident took place between 6.30 am and 7 am, when the bus was overtaking another vehicle on a bridge on the Sawai Madhopur-Lalsot road. The 15 injured have been moved to hospitals, reports said. Most of the people died due to drowning including the bus driver, he said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the state government was closely monitoring the situation. (more...)
Frosty's not gone for good; keep watch for Christmas snow Frosty's not gone for good; keep watch for Christmas snow
- December 23, 2017

Today, the prospects have turned dimmer. Increasing chances for snow showers as the day wears on. Plenty of us dream of a white Christmas - thanks so much, Irving Berlin - but what are the odds of actually getting one? There's a chance for snow on Christmas Eve into Christmas Day that could cause travel problems, and forecasters are also looking at a looming cold spell next week that could bring heavy lake effect snow. (more...)
Translator invited into Downing Street suspected of being Russian spy Translator invited into Downing Street suspected of being Russian spy
- December 23, 2017

The Security Service of Ukraine said they arrested the official for acting "in the interests" of the "aggressor" after being recruited by Russian intelligence agencies. The Kremlin said it was aware of Yezhov's detention in Ukraine on charges of treason in favour of Russian Federation. Photos were taken in July of Yezhov in Downing Street alongside Theresa May as she walked with Groysman. (more...)
High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels
- December 23, 2017

This year, his parents thought the teacher needed something a little more substantial. "But who doesn't need a glass of wine after teaching a kid like mine?" Mary described her son as the "school clown" and joked that administrators at Ascension School in Kettering are probably counting down the days until they are free of the Sommers family - Jake's parents sent both his siblings to the same school. (more...)

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