Thakur sworn in as Himachal CM with 11 ministers

During the oath taking ceremony he did not wear the trademark maroon flap cap of the BJP , which the former two-time Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal usually wore. Sarveen Chaudhary, if inducted, will be the lone woman minister in the cabinet. Peo... More..

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As Liberia awaits presidential election result, ruling party summons emergency meeting
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

As Liberia awaits presidential election result, ruling party summons emergency meeting

The runoff was held on Tuesday December 26 between the country's vice president Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party and Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change. Taylor is serving his 50-year pri...More..

Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots more than $300 million
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Powerball and Mega Millions Jackpots more than $300 million

Tickets cost $2 each. The largest lottery prize in US history was a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, which was split between three ticket-holders in January 2016, CNN reported. The Powerball game has a sim...More..

Daughter of police victim declared brain dead
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Daughter of police victim declared brain dead

Snipes told the outlet . "Physically she is still with us". Someone operating Erica's Twitter account then revealed that she'd suffered brain damage "from lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". According to ...More..

Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge

Mr Moore's lawyer said the goal of the complaint was to "preserve evidence of potential election fraud and to postpone the certification of Alabama's Special Election by Secretary of State John Merrill until ...More..

3 children killed in crash in southwest Missouri, troopers say
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

3 children killed in crash in southwest Missouri, troopers say

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that five people died in traffic crashes over the Christmas holiday counting period from 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. They were driving east in the direction of Fairview, wh...More..

WhatsApp to discontinue BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone support on December 31
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

WhatsApp to discontinue BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone support on December 31

The company made the announcement in an update to said in a blog post . The cutting of support for Nokia's Symbian OS and BlackBerry OS and 10 is symbolic of how fortunes have changed for two former smartpho...More..

Northwoods Personnel Among WPS Crews Going To Puerto Rico
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Northwoods Personnel Among WPS Crews Going To Puerto Rico

With this new wave of mutual assistance, the total number of power restoration workers on the island will increase to more than 5,500. It's been three months since Hurricane Maria swept through the USA terr...More..

Snow, frigid cold are on tap
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Snow, frigid cold are on tap

There's even more cold weather on the way, meteorologists said Monday morning. Drivers should plan on a slippery evening commute, with reduced visibility and rapidly changing road conditions as narrow bands o...More..

Israel to Name Train Station in Jerusalem in Honor of President Trump
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Israel to Name Train Station in Jerusalem in Honor of President Trump

It would involve constructing two underground stations and excavating more than three kilometres of tunnel beneath Jerusalem, including under the Old City, according to AP. The transportation minister ordered o...More..

Lewis County offers early property tax payments to residents
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Lewis County offers early property tax payments to residents

You can also pay in person at your corresponding municipal tax collecting office. Checks and cash are the only acceptable methods of payment this year, and must be postmarked by midnight December 31, or dropp...More..

Phoenix police shoot armed man after he charges at them
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Phoenix police shoot armed man after he charges at them

Officers shut down the entire complex as the suspect was barricaded himself in the apartment. After several hours, he started shooting at police, ABC15 reported. A second male officer, 34 years old with 11 year...More..

Drawing After Controversial Virginia Race Delayed
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Drawing After Controversial Virginia Race Delayed

The next day, a three-judge panel decided that a ballot that was declared ineligible during the recount should count for Yancey, tying the race at 11,608 votes apiece. Now it's 51-49 in favor of Republicans. ...More..

Dossier a 'Crooked Hillary Piece of Garbage'
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Dossier a 'Crooked Hillary Piece of Garbage'

The president did not mention in the comment which segment or guest on the show elicited the response, but the comments came following an interview involving former Republican Rep. The firm then tapped Steele t...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

US sanctions two North Korean officials over missile prog: US Treasury Dept.

The UN Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what t...More..

North Korea may try a change of tactics in 2018
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

North Korea may try a change of tactics in 2018

The U.N.'s top envoy to North Korea, Jeffrey Feltman, said this month that he was "deeply worried" about the prospects of a diplomatic solution to the crisis after meeting officials in Pyongyang. "We will furth...More..

European-style surveillance for foreigners in Pakistan
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

European-style surveillance for foreigners in Pakistan

Some foreign forces did not want to see Pakistan as a powerful state but the nation could not be intimated with external threats, the foreign minister commented, saying the country's armed forces were fully cap...More..

Christians mark Christmas with due religious fervour
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Christians mark Christmas with due religious fervour

Church members and the choir sang Christmas carols and hymns as part of Christmas Eve celebrations from 11 pm. Special cakes were cut and candies were distributed among the devotees. " Christmas celebrat...More..

More snow on the way this Christmas day — Metro Detroit Weather
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

More snow on the way this Christmas day — Metro Detroit Weather

Rain showers with some freezing rain and sleet mixing in at times, then colder air will begin to push into WNY for the afternoon quickly changing over to snow into the evening on Saturday. Tuesday: Very cold w...More..

by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Israel Welcomes Guatemala's Announcement on Future Embassy Move

US President Donald Trump's decision on December 6 to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital broke with worldwide consensus and unleashed protests across the Muslim world, prompting a flurry of appeals t...More..

Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines over security measures targetting women
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Tunisia suspends Emirates Airlines over security measures targetting women

The airline said in a tweet that it would stop Dubai-Tunis service from today (December 25) until further notice. Tunisia summoned UAE's ambassador on Friday following Emirates' ban. The Tunisian transport mi...More..

Trump White House docks United Nations budget $285M after Jerusalem backlash
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Trump White House docks United Nations budget $285M after Jerusalem backlash

Nauert said at a press conference in Washington that the president, Donald Trump , "granted power" to the State Department to study possible responses to the outcome of the United Nations vote. In July, Trum...More..

BCCI picks squad for South Africa ODIs, Ashwin, Jadeja ignored again
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

BCCI picks squad for South Africa ODIs, Ashwin, Jadeja ignored again

Shreyas Iyer has been rewarded for his good show against Sri Lanka in the ODIs with his maiden overseas tour with the senior team. His 88 runs against the neighbours in the 2nd ODI was highly impressive as he a...More..

Ex-Miss Americas call for pageant CEO's firing over offensive emails
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Ex-Miss Americas call for pageant CEO's firing over offensive emails

Hagan said in a phone interview with The Press of Atlantic City she began hearing of Haskell's disparaging remarks about her after she began dating Brent Adams, a former assistant to Haskell and the director ...More..

by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Apple might be slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life

Here is the complete details on Apple slowing down older iPhones. "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to pre...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation thwarts ISIS-inspired Christmas terror attack on San Francisco
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation thwarts ISIS-inspired Christmas terror attack on San Francisco

Everitt Aaron Jameson was not immediately available for comment and efforts to find his attorney was not immediately successful. Everitt Aaron Jameson, a tow truck driver and former U.S. Jameson offered to u...More..

Cause of death officially released for Las Vegas shooter
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Cause of death officially released for Las Vegas shooter

All the deaths have been ruled homicides. Most of those killed died from a single gunshot wound, according to the coroner's office. Authorities have still not released a conclusion on what could have poss...More..

Ignore Rahul, build the party, Modi tells BJP
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Ignore Rahul, build the party, Modi tells BJP

The Congress performed well in rural areas of Gujarat but failed to make a significant mark in the urban pockets. Gandhi, who campaigned extensively in the state for the Assembly elections, will address a g...More..

US Sanctions 52 Foreigners, Entities Under Global Magnitsky Act - Treasury
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

US Sanctions 52 Foreigners, Entities Under Global Magnitsky Act - Treasury

Ayub Katayev, a Chechen Interior Ministry was also sanctioned. The Treasury Department identified Katayev as a law enforcement official in Chechnya and accused him of involvement in a campaign of abuse agains...More..

Steelers' Antonio Brown ruled out vs. Texans
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Steelers' Antonio Brown ruled out vs. Texans

Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown has a "significant lower leg contusion" and will not play against the Texans on Christmas Day, coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday. Brown, 29, finishes the regular seaso...More..