Monday August 20-th, 2018

Recycle your old Christmas tree and promote new life in local lakes Recycle your old Christmas tree and promote new life in local lakes

Trying to figure out what to do with leftover Christmas Trees? Well, if you're ready to remove the holiday cheer from your home, here are easy ways to deal with unwanted Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands and swags. At Carolina Beach, the town is t...

A British Woman Has Been Jailed For Bringing 300 Painkillers Into Egypt A British Woman Has Been Jailed For Bringing 300 Painkillers Into Egypt

Plummer has said she had no idea the painkiller is illegal and banned in Egypt. Plummer had claimed the painkiller, legal in the United Kingdom but banned in Egypt, was for her Egyptian partner, to treat his back pain. She brought [the drugs] t...

Supporters Nominate Navalny For Russian Presidential Election

Shortly after the decision, Navalny called on his supporters to boycott the election, accusing Putin of rigging the system in his favor. "No one will recognize the election process or the results", Navalny added. Mr Navalny came under pressure from a...

Jersey passports to be blue Jersey passports to be blue

That prompted SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to tweet back: "The open, inclusive, civic, internationalist Scottish independence movement that I'm so proud to be part of could not be further removed from this insular, inward looking, blue passport-obses...

Queen praises terror-hit London, Manchester in Christmas message Queen praises terror-hit London, Manchester in Christmas message

She described meeting the Manchester concert attack survivors as a "privilege". She hailed the "powerful identities" of many of whom she met and visited with after the attacks. " This Christmas, I think of London and Manchester, whose powerful iden...

Winter Weather Advisories issued along I-69 for Christmas Day Winter Weather Advisories issued along I-69 for Christmas Day

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Ionia, Clinton, Shiawassee, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Livingston, Calhoun, Jackson and Washtenaw Counties through 7 P.M. Wednesday. After the holiday, Tuesday will be even colder, with highs in the teens b...

BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies

He is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and marijuana and is in serious condition at a hospital. CHP released this photo of Officer Andrew Camilleri Sr. Camilleri is survived by his wife Rosanna, three children; 12, 6 and 2 years ol...

Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas Year-old killed by deputy's stray bullet in Texas

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said deputies believe the woman fired at them, but the Express-News reported no weapon was subsequently found. Ron Lawrence, left, comforts his daughter Kallie Lawrence, 11, who knew the boy that was killed in ...

John Kasich Blasted by Liberals for Signing Down Syndrome Abortion Ban

Moreover, the law does not require a concrete diagnosis of down syndrome, but rather would prohibit abortion in cases where the fetus "has or may have Down syndrome". The executive director of the abortion-rights group NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio predict...

Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas

President Donald Trump used a holiday teleconference with the troops to suggest that he reinvigorated the use of the word "Christmas" by becoming president. Trump then released a clip of a speech he made where he talked about "the pride" of saying ...

AC local train services starting today AC local train services starting today

According to Ravinder Bhakar, PRO, Western Railway, 12 AC local services will replace 12 non-AC services so the total number of locals on WR will remain the same, which as per record would be around 1355 services. However as an introductory offer for...

United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea

North Korea on Sunday called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty, and said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons. The forced repatriation of i...

North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war

On Friday, the UN Security Council unanimously backed a USA drafted resolution imposing new sanctions aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear programme, including measures which will severely reduce the country's oil and petrol imports. North Korea ...

Julian Assange's twitter account mysteriously deleted Julian Assange's twitter account mysteriously deleted

First the WikiLeaks founder's Twitter account mysteriously vanished without warning or explanation (it has since reappeared), and then the U.S. Navy sent a cryptic tweet containing only his name. As of 10AM ET this morning, Assange's account is bac...

Christmas Tree May Be to Blame for Irving House Fire Christmas Tree May Be to Blame for Irving House Fire

Prineville resident Steven Bates, who was leaving a nearby grocery store and saw smoke, went to help and shared video of the intense flames. Investigators said the fire was determined have started accidentally as a result of an electrical problem a...

Muscovites bringing flowers to site of bus crash in western Moscow Muscovites bringing flowers to site of bus crash in western Moscow

The bus swerved off a road at high speed and rolled down steps leading to a tunnel as pedestrians hurried out of its way. Another angle shows the bus seemingly stationary on the side of a snowy road before it appears to pull away in the direction ...

Christmas celebrated with fervour

Christmas was celebrated with full fervour in the national capital as thousands gathered in churches and decked up cathedrals. Christmas prayers were held in several other churches of the Valley including in Baramulla and Gulmarg. Yes, after l...

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in Trump's wake

The 128-9 vote was a victory for Palestinians, but fell short of the total they had predicted. No other country has their embassy for Israel in Jerusalem, though the Czech Republic said it was considering such a move. "So far we have only seen ...

PM should apologise to nation: Congress after 2G scam verdict PM should apologise to nation: Congress after 2G scam verdict

Attacking BJP - its ruling ally in Maharashtra and Centre - Sena said, "BJP exploited it inside and outside Parliament", and sought to create an aura all over India that the BJP was the "maha avatar" of the legendary King Harishchandra, who is said t...

No looking back for Jai Ram Thakur after joining BJP in '83 No looking back for Jai Ram Thakur after joining BJP in '83

The swearing-in ceremony will be held on December 27, at Shimla's Ridge Maidan. Sources say Dhumal didn't object to his name, adding that Thakur is also said to share a good rapport with the other tall leader in the Himachal BJP, Nadda. He was grad...

Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence

Madrid imposed direct rule over the autonomous region of Catalonia in late October, after Catalonia's parliament declared independence. Mr Puigdemont spoke from his self-imposed exile in Belgium to call on Mr Rajoy to negotiate, after the snap elec...

TTV Dinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll: 'People have elected Amma's successor' TTV Dinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll: 'People have elected Amma's successor'

Dhinakaran's statement to reporters came in response to the early leads he had taken against his AIADMK rival E Madhusudhanan and DMK's N Maruthu Ganesh. The death of Jayalalithaa was followed by a split in the AIADMK party which she had headed, a...

North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an "act of war"

The U.S. -penned sanctions include a tighter cap beginning in January on diesel, kerosene and other refined petroleum product exports to North Korea, lowering the limit to 500,000 barrels a year from 2 million barrels, and the repatriation of North K...

US Treasury Secretary receives mysterious, smelly gift US Treasury Secretary receives mysterious, smelly gift

The package was delivered to his neighbor, but was intended for him. Police discovered the package contained horse manure after unwrapping it, it said, adding that investigators cleared the package around 8 p.m. His street, however, was closed temp...

AIMPLB to request Modi to withdraw triple talaq bill AIMPLB to request Modi to withdraw triple talaq bill

The judgment vindicated the position taken by the government that talaq-e-biddat, which allows men to pronounce divorce thrice in one sitting, is against "constitutional morality, dignity of women and the principles of gender equality, as also agains...

Palestinian youth wounded in anti-Trump protest dies Palestinian youth wounded in anti-Trump protest dies

The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza said Zakaria al-Kafarneh, 24, died after being shot in the chest in clashes near Jabalia, in northern Gaza. There have been near daily protests across the Palestinian territories since Trump's controversial D...

Lalu Prasad convicted in India's fodder scam Lalu Prasad convicted in India's fodder scam

Lalu Prasad, the chief of RJD, and other convicts were taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the verdict. Lalu Prasad has been sent to jail. "The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will challenge the special CBI court's order in the Hig...

Lorde reported to have called off show in Israel after fan pressure Lorde reported to have called off show in Israel after fan pressure

Artists who have participated in the cultural boycott of Israel through the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ( BDS) movement include Brian Eno and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, writers Arundhati Roy and Eduardo Galeano and film-mak...

Goa ready to release Mandovi water to Karnataka: Manohar Parrikar Goa ready to release Mandovi water to Karnataka: Manohar Parrikar

BJP's Karnataka president and chief ministerial face B S Yeddyurappa read out this letter to a huge crowd in Hubballi, considered the heart of the Bombay-Karnataka region, in the presence of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, who flagg...

Husband pays heartfelt tribute to Aldi worker stabbed to death in supermarket Husband pays heartfelt tribute to Aldi worker stabbed to death in supermarket

The suspect was initially detained by courageous members of staff and shoppers. Detectives have urged any witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Cont...

APNewsBreak: Pageant official apologizes to ex-Miss America APNewsBreak: Pageant official apologizes to ex-Miss America

As of midafternoon Friday, 49 former Miss Americas had signed a petition calling on pageant leadership to resign over the emails. "Although strictly intended for private communication, these illegally procured emails contain inappropriate language ...

Two best friends getting married to avoid tax have tied the knot Two best friends getting married to avoid tax have tied the knot

Less they marry, Mr O'Sullivan will have to pay an inheritance tax which he could not afford, the pair told Irish radio. Matt Murphy (85) married his best friend Michael O'Sullivan in Dublin this afternoon. Same-sex marriage was legalised in Irelan...

More than 100 dead in Philippines after storm triggers flash flooding, landslides More than 100 dead in Philippines after storm triggers flash flooding, landslides

A policeman carries a young girl as he wades through a flooded street in Cagayan City on December 22, 2017, after the Cagayan River swelled caused by heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Tembin. A search and rescue operation was underway for more th...

Army Major, three soldiers martyred in Pak firing along LoC Army Major, three soldiers martyred in Pak firing along LoC

With his death, the death toll of soldiers in Pakistani troops firing rose to four. He said Army men also retaliated and fired on the Pakistani troops positions and bunkers. India and Pakistan have a long history of bitter relations over the Hi...

House panel asks Trump ex-top aide Bannon to testify House panel asks Trump ex-top aide Bannon to testify

He blamed Trump's son-in-law for attending meetings during the presidential campaign "that gave the appearance that the Trump team sought Putin's help", Vanity Fair reported . This tells you everything about Jared, ' Bannon said. Whether or not ...

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