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Dec 25 2017

Many Thomas Fire firefighters spending first Christmas battling wildfire

The Thomas fire , which has torn through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in recent weeks, has become California's largest in recorded history. Easing winds and lowe...

Dec 25 2017

Trump tweets that people are 'saying Merry Christmas again,' credits himself

Trump also left his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach for a round of golf, for the second straight day, at the nearby Trump International Golf Club, before tweeting again a...

Dec 25 2017

New Ohio law prevents abortions in Down syndrome cases

The North Dakota law went into effect in 2013. OH is home to home to a 20-week abortion ban and waiting period laws for women seeking abortions. In order to challen...

Dec 25 2017

Muslim board seeks recall of talaq bill

While discussing the draft of the proposed bill threadbare, the members felt that it was against the spirit of Article 25 of the Constitution of India which guaranteed fr...

Dec 25 2017

Guatemala announces plan to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

No country now has their embassy in Jerusalem, although the Czech Republic said it is also considering such a move. Trump upended decades of US policy with his Decemb...

Dec 25 2017

Not a white Christmas but maybe a frosty Christmas for Acadiana

The Christmas Day forecast calls for sunny skies, but highs may not reach into the 40s all day, and winds as high as 20 miles per hour. The high pressure will remai...

Dec 25 2017

Baltimore Couple Among Five Killed In Florida Plane Crash

They were identified as: 24-year-old Southeastern University student Olivia Shannon, 26-year-old Baltimore teacher Victoria Shannon Worthington, 27-year-old University of...

Dec 25 2017

Parents Killed After Warning Daughter About Boyfriend's Racist Views, Family Says

Police say the teen then shot the couple and then himself. A husband and wife were killed in their Reston home Friday morning. The Washington Post , citing relatives...

Dec 25 2017

Palestinian dies of wounds from Israel border clashes

The third Friday since US President Donald Trump's controversial announcement on Jerusalem was again billed by Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas as a "day of rage". Also, the ...

Dec 25 2017

Arsenal ace Jack Wilshere makes demand to Arsene Wenger

Wenger also singled out Jack Wilshere for praise after the game and hinted that a contract extension for the midfielder could be completed in the coming weeks. Liverpoo...

Dec 25 2017

Americans' Life Expectancy Dropped for a Second Year in a Row

At the same time, mortality from drug overdoses rose by 21 percent. Life expectancy in the U.S.is falling due to the nation's opioid epidemic. At the state level, Wes...

Dec 25 2017

Some rush to pay '18 property tax for deduction

Still, it's a "viable option" for taxpayers who want to take advantage of the current deduction for state and local taxes, an especially popular deduction for many proper...

Dec 25 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife & mother to visit Pakistan

Vijay Kumar Kanojiya, an acquaintance of Kulbhushan Jadhav , said, "This is a great move by the Pakistani government". Earlier today, it was reported that wife and mot...

Dec 25 2017

Another round of snow coming to Halton Christmas Eve

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel hard in some locations. For Atlantic Canada, a blizzard warning, along with winter storm and wind warnings, have been issued...

Dec 25 2017

A white Christmas is coming, but don't 'ho ho ho' just yet

Winds will remain breezy out of the west Christmas day , keeping wind chills in the single digits. There is still some uncertainty in the track of the storm, but the for...

Dec 25 2017

N.Korea rejects United Nations sanctions, defends nuclear programme

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang says is capable...

Dec 25 2017

Suspense ends in Himachal, Jai Ram Thakur to be CM

Mr Thakur was elected after senior leaders pacified Prem Kumar Dhumal and JP Nadda , who were in the race for the post of CM. The results for Himachal elections were d...

Dec 25 2017

Sawai Madhopur: Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered

Around 35 people are injured in the accident while the bodies of 30 passengers have been fished out, authorities said. Several of them were going to offer prayers at a ...

Dec 25 2017

Met Eireann issue wind and rain warnings for Christmas

Despite the recent cold snap across the United Kingdom, which saw plenty of people get a more-than-generous helping of snow, the Met Office said the run up to Christmas w...

Dec 25 2017

Counting of votes stopped after clash started later: RK Nagar

The bypoll was first scheduled to be held in April this year, but was cancelled due to complaints of large-scale voter bribery. RK Nagar, represented twice by Jayalalith...