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Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to honour cities hit by terror

Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to honour cities hit by terror Speaking about the Christmas message's theme the Queen will say: 'We think of our homes as places of warmth, familiarity and love. there is a timeless simplicity to the pull of home'. Referencing the Grenfell Tower fire which claimed the lives of 71 people, the Queen described it as "sheer awfulness". Five people: four pedestrians and a police officer, were killed in the Westminster Bridge att... [Full Article...]

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

North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war' North Korea has declared the latest round of UN sanctions against the rogue nation as an "act of war", according to state media. The North Korean statement described the latest sanctions "as a violent breach of our republic's sovereignty and an act of war that destroys the peace and stability of the Korean peninsula and a wide region". [Full Article...]

Eric Garner's Oldest Daughter In Critical Condition After Heart Attack

Eric Garner's Oldest Daughter In Critical Condition After Heart Attack Erica Garner's mother Esaw told the Daily News the heart attack was brought on by an asthma attack Christmas Eve. '(She) is still with us. "Right now, the family is just praying and asking for everyone to keep her in their prayers", said Ms. [Full Article...]

Names released in deadly dog attack

Names released in deadly dog attack Deputies said the incident occurred near the southern Kentucky town of Arjay, about 125 miles southeast of Lexington. The deputies who rushed to the scene discovered that the couple "had been savagely attacked" by the dogs, Fox News reported. [Full Article...]

Rare blizzard warning as snow blankets northern New England

Rare blizzard warning as snow blankets northern New England A storm warning is now in effect, transitioning the weather service's focus from snowfall to wind. For the blizzard warning, snow will fall heavily through early afternoon, visibility will be limited for motorists, and wind gusts are expected to pick up during late afternoon and early evening, according to the National Weather Service . [Full Article...]

Hindu Pilgrims Killed in Bus Crash in Northern India

Hindu Pilgrims Killed in Bus Crash in Northern India Around 35 people are injured in the accident while the bodies of 30 passengers have been fished out, authorities said. Police did not release any information on what caused the accident. "We are still carrying out searches in the river", Verma said. "We have talked to concerned officials and directed them to provide all possible assistance to the victims of accident". [Full Article...]

Papa John of Papa John's Steps Down as CEO Amidst Controversy

Papa John of Papa John's Steps Down as CEO Amidst Controversy The pizza company announced on Thursday founder John Schnatter , AKA Papa John himself, will be stepping down as CEO after a recent slow patch, followed by some incendiary comments . He blamed it on a decline in sales of his pizza. "We are disappointed the National Football League and its leadership did not resolve this". Today, the pizza chain employs approximately 23,100 employees at ove... [Full Article...]

North Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as 'act of war'

North Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as '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 Koreans working overseas within two years. [Full Article...]

TTV Dhinakaran Claims Jayalalithaa's RK Nagar Seat

TTV Dhinakaran Claims Jayalalithaa's RK Nagar Seat AIADMK's E Madhusudanan bagged 10,687 votes, and main Opposition DMK's N Marudhuganesh got 5591 votes. The bypoll was first scheduled to be held in April this year, but was cancelled due to complaints of large-scale voter bribery. "We are the true AIADMK. Will the people vote if it is handed over to MN Nambiar and PS Veerappa", he asked, amidst chuckles from his supporters. The result of the by... [Full Article...]

Kyle Fuller's interception helps Bears take 6-3 lead over Browns

Kyle Fuller's interception helps Bears take 6-3 lead over Browns ESPN is a little more optimistic , with two of their pickers choosing the Browns. The worst of them all was when Carl Nassib lined up offsides, negating a Myles Garrett pick-six. The Nassib penalty seemed to really suck the life out of the entire team, as that drive ultimately ended up with a Bears touchdown. Hue Jackson is now 1-30 as the Browns head coach. [Full Article...]

TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss

TJ Vasher catches TD in Tech's bowl loss From there the quarterbacks took center stage, with Flowers leading the Bulls on two touchdown drives and Shimonek leading the Red Raiders on one. It's a low scoring affair in the first half with a 10-10 halftime score. Shimonek was put into the Texas game in the fourth quarter and led the Red Raiders to a victory. The Bulls held Texas Tech to a three-and-out following the turnover on downs ... [Full Article...]

$60 million-winning Lotto Max ticket sold in Quebec

$60 million-winning Lotto Max ticket sold in Quebec Another ticket in the same draw, with six of the seven numbers matching, won $219,000 and was purchased in Kelowna and Vancouver. The winning numbers were 5, 14, 28, 29, 32, 38 and the bonus number was 31. "Our offices are open again after the Christmas break on December 28, and we look forward to meeting the lucky victor or winners then". If you played the lottery for last nights draw you bet... [Full Article...]

Jairam Thakur to take oath as Himachal Pradesh CM on December 27

Jairam Thakur to take oath as Himachal Pradesh CM on December 27 We waited for Congress Mukt Himachal, now our dreams have come true. Speaking to reporters, Thakur said, "I thank everyone, central leadership, Prem Kumar Dhumal ji who proposed my name which was supported by JP Nadda , Shanta Kumar ji". [Full Article...]

One million suspected cholera cases in Yemen, Red Cross says

One million suspected cholera cases in Yemen, Red Cross says More than 10,000 people have been killed and a humanitarian crisis unleashed in a conflict which has intensified since former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on December 4. Aid workers and health personnel said on Friday the tightening blockade imposed by the Saudi-led coalition has led to a huge shortage in the provision of medicines and the increase in the number of patients with cholera... [Full Article...]

Reality star apologizes after Florida arrest

The state's attorney on the case said the reality TV star slammed a door, kicked a police officer and told people prior to her arrest, " I'm going to kill you all ", according to a report in the Palm Beach Post . In the statement, de Lesseps offers her honest apologies to anyone she might have offended with her behavior. She was reportedly taken to Palm Beach County Jail for drunk and disorderl... [Full Article...]

Alaska unemployment rate remains at 7.2 percent

Alaska unemployment rate remains at 7.2 percent The Labor Department's state unemployment report showed that in the past 12 months, 27 states have added payroll jobs. November's rate represents 75,807 unemployed persons, also a new record low, compared to 77,231 in October and 136,135 in November 2016. [Full Article...]

4 killed in twin-engine plane crash in Florida

4 killed in twin-engine plane crash in Florida The plane, a Cessna 340, was taking off from Bartow Municipal Airport just after 7 a.m.in a dense fog when it crashed and caught fire, said Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd . The plane crashed shortly after takeoff and the sheriff's office said all of the victims perished upon or immediately after impact. Family friend Krista Clayton, 32, was a teacher in Lakeland and a mother of two, Judd said. [Full Article...]

Zuma state-capture appeal 'a delaying tactic': SACP

Zuma state-capture appeal 'a delaying tactic': SACP Zuma, who stepped down as Africa National Congress (ANC) president last weekend, has been embroiled in several corruption scandals throughout his political career. "It is also a flawless sign that he wishes to undermine the inquiry itself by either delaying it or undermining it from a legal principles point of view". [Full Article...]

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin receives an unpleasant Christmas gift

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin receives an unpleasant Christmas gift No one was evacuated from the scene and the investigation is ongoing. The Secret Service was also involved due to the connection to Mnuchin. Aerial footage from KNBC showed officers investigating a large box in wrapping paper, then dumping a large amount of what they later identified as the manure and opening the card that was included inside. [Full Article...]

Jets Grades and Extra Points: Abysmal offense struggles in loss to Chargers

Jets Grades and Extra Points: Abysmal offense struggles in loss to Chargers Bowles' refusal to play Hackenberg confirmed he has absolutely no faith in the former second-round pick, who has yet to take a regular-season snap in two seasons. The Jets went 10-6 under Bowles in 2015. "It's frustrating; it's really frustrating", Petty said. "We had practiced that play and I knew exactly where I wanted to go with the ball", Petty said. [Full Article...]


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