• Argentina ABANDONS hope of finding survivors on lost submarine ARA San Juan
Argentina ABANDONS hope of finding survivors on lost submarine ARA San Juan

The search operation for the wreck will continue. Argentina has called off the rescue operation for its missing submarine 15 days after a reported explosion apparently sent it to the bottom of the Atlantic ocean off the coast of Patagonia, The Guardian reported.

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  • Palestinian shot dead during rock-throwing assault on children in West Bank
Palestinian shot dead during rock-throwing assault on children in West Bank

The settlers descended from an illegal settlement near the Palestinian village of Qusra, in the outskirts of the West Bank city of Nablus . In an unrelated incident earlier, a Jewish West Bank settler fatally shot a 47-year-old Palestinian villager in a clash that occurred under disputed circumstances.

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  • Contract negotiations reportedly on the rocks between Dave Doeren, NC State
Contract negotiations reportedly on the rocks between Dave Doeren, NC State

Doeren, in his fifth season at NC State , was also in the running for the Ole Miss head job, but the Rebels promoted interim coach Matt Luke to be full-time head coach. The Wolfpack is 8-4 overall. N.C. State will lose 20 seniors from this year's team, which finished 6-2 in the ACC for the first time since 1994. The two sides had hoped to ...

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  • German conservatives willing to enter coalition talks with SPD
German conservatives willing to enter coalition talks with SPD

The interview was published as Mr Schulz denied reports that his party was ready to enter negotiations of forming a new coalition on Friday, and accused Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) of leaking false information to the media. Ahead of that congress, which will also decide whether to re-elect Schulz as chief of the SPD, the party's top bras...

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  • German Police Destroy Package Containing Nails, Powder, Firecracker Found At Christmas Market
German Police Destroy Package Containing Nails, Powder, Firecracker Found At Christmas Market

Police said later on Twitter that the package included "a cylindrical object with cables, batteries and nails but at this point no ignition device has been found". Christmas markets opened across Germany on Monday at the start of the holiday season, fortified with concrete barriers and security staff to protect shoppers.

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  • Telangana women faced 15300 crimes
Telangana women faced 15300 crimes

Mumbai had the highest number of cyber crime cases among the 19 cities, with 980 cases, accounting for 23.5 per cent of the total cases in the metropolitan cities. "The state Government has resolved to deal sternly with such cases and to protect women", Sarang said. The 35 sedition cases registered in 2016 included three each in Karnataka and K...

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  • Record-smashing 2017 hurricane season ends
Record-smashing 2017 hurricane season ends

In 2005 there were 28 named storms and 15 hurricanes. Three Category 4 hurricanes made landfall in the United States: Harvey , Irma and Maria - the first time on record this has happened in a single season. State Climatologist Barry Keim says overall, many records going back 167 years were tied. HUD intends to use more CDBG-DR funds to help comm...

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  • Trump wishes US Merry Christmas as President
Trump wishes US Merry Christmas as President

President Donald Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time today , wishing the country "a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year" and "unbelievable holidays". The holiday celebrating begins later Monday with a party for the volunteer decorators and will continue well into December with receptions and parties - sometimes two a day - fo...

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  • Padmavati row: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Prasoon Joshi to meet parliamentary panel
Padmavati row: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Prasoon Joshi to meet parliamentary panel

The film was supposed to be released on December 1 but the makers have deferred it indefinitely. Actor Nana Patekar said on Thursday that death threats to filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone in connection with " Padmavati " film were unacceptable.

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  • Up to 25000 bugs could be living in your Christmas tree
Up to 25000 bugs could be living in your Christmas tree

Tonight, he returns to the Big Apple to sing at the annual lighting of New York's famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree . But for many shoppers it's coming with a bit of sticker shock. National Christmas Tree Association spokesman Doug Hundley says you should expect prices for these trees to increase. He thinks he might sell out early thi...

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  • ISIS Sympathizer Planning New Year's Eve Mass Shooting Charged By Australian Police
ISIS Sympathizer Planning New Year's Eve Mass Shooting Charged By Australian Police

This is not the first time that the counter-terrorism unit of Australian police has arrested a suspect over terror threats around the Christmas-New Year's time. He is now being interviewed in relation to the offences of Acts in Preparation to Commit a Terrorist Attack and Collecting Documents to Facilitate a Terrorist Act, contrary to the Com...

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  • Meghan Markle Says She's Leaving Acting To Focus On Royal Duties
Meghan Markle Says She's Leaving Acting To Focus On Royal Duties

The chapel itself has centuries of royal tradition and hosted the weddings of many members of the royal family. Just as fans might have hoped, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials will be televised! Officials also confirmed that Markle will be baptized and confirmed in the Church of England at some point before the wedding.

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  • Federal Judge Rejects Trump Request to Delay Enlistment of Trans Troops
Federal Judge Rejects Trump Request to Delay Enlistment of Trans Troops

In October, the D.C. -based Judge Collen Kollar-Kotelly issued an injunction that would force Trump to allow transgender individuals to enlist openly beginning January 1. Transgender service members are anxious that their new commander-in-chief is attempting to reverse the policy and transgender people may not be able to serve in "any capacity".

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  • 3-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing After Mom Puts Her to Bed
3-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing After Mom Puts Her to Bed

Volunteer firefighters are searching the area of Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville. "She could be anywhere", Kristy Woods, the girl's mother, said in a tearful interview broadcast by WRAL. 26. Police have spoken to the couple and searched their auto, but have found no sign of the missing girl, the Daily News said. Woods said that Mariah was a m...

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  • McCain: Trump's 'Pocahontas' crack an insult to Native American veterans' sacrifice
McCain: Trump's 'Pocahontas' crack an insult to Native American veterans' sacrifice

Trump has repeatedly mocked Warren for claims she has made about being part Native American. Pocahontas was a Powhatan Native American woman, born around 1595, known for her involvement with English colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia.

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  • The White House unveils Christmas decorations
The White House unveils Christmas decorations

She also said he "must be freaking exhausted". Stone continued, paraphrasing what Melania might have said: "Your friends are exhausted of this striptease". Taking to her official Instagram and Twitter pages, Donald's wife shared an incredible video of the lavish trees and decorations that have transformed the White House into a Winter Wonderland.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted over 200000 gun background checks on Black Friday
Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted over 200000 gun background checks on Black Friday

Black Friday, the day after the US Thanksgiving holiday, had previously set records for the most instant Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks in 2015 and 2016. The gunman who killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church earlier this month should never have been carrying a gun. The NCIS is to created to allow instant background ch...

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  • Love Jihad case: Woman says she wants to be with husband
Love Jihad case: Woman says she wants to be with husband

Hadiya on Saturday told the waiting media in Kochi airport that she wanted to live with her husband Shafin Jahan and was fighting for her right as a consenting adult. Puram, Vaikom, Kottayam district. She is heavily indoctrinated. Her wedding to a Muslim man, Shafin Jahan, created further complications in the case.

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  • Germany crisis: Merkel faces pressure for quick coalition talks
Germany crisis: Merkel faces pressure for quick coalition talks

Merkel is against going down that route because of its inherent instability, but pundits have said the conservatives and Greens could form a minority government with informal SPD support. The youth section of Merkel's conservatives pressurised parties to finalise a deal by Christmas and said if the SPD disagreed then conservatives should pursue a m...

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  • Pelosi: Conyers deserves 'due process' on misconduct charges
Pelosi: Conyers deserves 'due process' on misconduct charges

In a statement announcing Conyers' departure from the judiciary committee, Pelosi said: "We must ensure the Congress has a climate of dignity and respect with zero tolerance for sexual harassment". Conyers has acknowledged the payout, which he amounted to a severance package, but he denied the allegations about what it was for. Judiciary Comm...

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  • Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'
Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'

The president also told DailyMail.com amid a scrum of cameras that he isn't ready to announce whether he'll campaign for Moore as the December 12 special election looms. The Senate race has taken on even greater effect as the Senate gears up for consideration of a massive tax-cut plan in which Republicans can afford to lose just two of the 52 mem...

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  • Vasco Da Gama Exp derailment, Yogi announces ex- gratia
Vasco Da Gama Exp derailment, Yogi announces ex- gratia

Also people suffered minor injuries will receive Rs 50,000 each, the Ministry of Railways announced. "Ashwani Lohani, railway board chairman, has been asked to rush to the spot", he said. The Commissioner Railway Safety (North East Circle), Satish Pandey, is probing the accident, said the public relation officer of North Central Railway, Gaurav Ban...

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  • Army jawan found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian
Army jawan found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

He said the police recovered the body from an orchard area in Watmullah Keegam area of Shopian. "Probably, militants may have abducted him and subsequently killed him", the police officer said. "My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family", he said. The police has not ruled out the possibility of militants involved in the ki...

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  • Republican lawmaker on Roy Moore abuse allegations: 'I'd break his face'
Republican lawmaker on Roy Moore abuse allegations: 'I'd break his face'

We don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat, Jones. Even Donald Trump has weighed in on the controversy, saying that people should vote for Moore because Doug Jones, who convicted the Klansmen who killed 4 girls when they bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala, is "soft on crime".

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  • Florida Teen Captured at NY-Canada Border After Discovery of Grandmother's Remains
Florida Teen Captured at NY-Canada Border After Discovery of Grandmother's Remains

He was detained late Friday. Earlier Friday, officials said a body that matched the grandmother's description was found in a shallow grave in the teen's backyard. Authorities say a 15-year-old from Florida who is being considered a person of interest in his grandmother's death was last spotted in Pennsylvania .

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  • Parliament Winter Session to start from Dec 15, confirms CCPA
Parliament Winter Session to start from Dec 15, confirms CCPA

The Lok Sabha would adjourn on the first day after paying tributes to three sitting members - Chand Nath (of the BJP from Alwar in Rajasthan), Sultan Ahmed (of the Trinamool Congress from Uluberia in West Bengal) and Mohammed Taslimuddin (of RJD from Araria in Bihar) who had died in the inter-session period.

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  • In message to troops, Trump claims 'win' in Afghanistan
In message to troops, Trump claims 'win' in Afghanistan

Trump, who announced in August that he would add an additional 4,000 troops in Afghanistan, told service members there: "Everybody is talking about the progress you've made in the last few months since I opened it open". The last was a reference to a barrier Trump wants to build along the USA southern border with Mexico. "What you are doing with ...

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  • Malia Obama pictured kissing British boyfriend she met at Harvard
Malia Obama pictured kissing British boyfriend she met at Harvard

Farquharson, former head boy at the UK's £32,000-a-year ($42,600) prestigious Rugby School , has links to the royals as his second cousin was the Queen's Assistant Master of the Household at Buckingham Palace. " Malia Obama's private life, as a young woman, a college student, a private citizen, should not be your clickbait", she tweeted. As the...

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  • Small Business Saturday on tap
Small Business Saturday on tap

When it comes to shopping at holidays or any other time, the first places to check are the small local businesses where the owners know you and your community and aim to serve and please. Among returning features like free horse-drawn carriage rides and Santa Saturdays, visitors throughout the next month will be able to take advantage of many new f...

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  • Outrage after British cities blocked from European 'capital of culture' contest
Outrage after British cities blocked from European 'capital of culture' contest

In a letter obtained by POLITICO , the Commission said the British application for a European Capital of Culture in 2023 should be "discontinued" because of the Brexit vote. A DCMS spokeswoman said that while the United Kingdom would be leaving the European Union, it was not leaving "Europe". Not only does the decision smack of petty vindict...

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  • Springs Rescue Mission hosting annual Thanksgiving community meal
Springs Rescue Mission hosting annual Thanksgiving community meal

We work with Meals on Wheels. After their meal, people were able pick out a new or gently-used jacket as part of the annual event. The big oven that volunteers heavily rely on broke down the night before Thanksgiving, giving the cooks a bit of a challenge.

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  • Quick Take: Air China Grounds North Korea Route
Quick Take: Air China Grounds North Korea Route

China, the North's sole ally, rejected the new sanctions as "wrong" on Wednesday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Sungri Motor Complex in Pyeongannam-do. The US removed North Korea from the list back in 2008 as part of an effort to improve ties. Air China last cancelled flights to North Korea in April, citing low customer demand, but r...

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  • California moves to block national park fee increases
California moves to block national park fee increases

The current fee is $30. Bicyclist and pedestrians entrance fees would double to $30. The majority of national parks will remain free to enter; only 118 of 417 parks have an entrance fee . The raised fees will generate an estimated $70 million per year and will help pay for the Park Service's $11.3 billion in needed park repairs, incl...

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  • Christmas Tree Shortage May Lead to Higher Prices This Year
Christmas Tree Shortage May Lead to Higher Prices This Year

Owner Jessie Huntley began working for Cole's Tree Farm when he was just 14 years old. Smaller trees we have plenty. "The prices are up but that is due to significant higher labor and other costs of doing business such as high insurance costs", Thomas, owner of Winter Tree Farms and president of the Maryland Christmas Tree Association, says.

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  • MS-13 Members Decapitated Man in Maryland Park
MS-13 Members Decapitated Man in Maryland Park

Up to 10 members of MS-13 communicated on walkie talkies as they closed in on their victim at a recreational area in Wheaton, Maryland, say officials. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt with the words, "First United Methodist Church Laurel" and blue athletic shorts with the number 19 on them underneath a pair of black sweatpants.

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  • Three LeT terrorists from Pakistan killed in north Kashmir encounter
Three LeT terrorists from Pakistan killed in north Kashmir encounter

He said three Lashkar ultras have been killed. The troops retaliated and in the exchange of fire, which lasted over an hour, three Pakistani militants of the LeT were killed, the official said, as per PTI . An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Zirhama in the Trehgam area of the district on Tuesday. Pertinently, a Mu...

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  • USA wants PLO's Washington office to stay open -State Dept.
USA wants PLO's Washington office to stay open -State Dept.

WAFA quoted Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki as saying that Palestinian leaders would not give in to blackmail or pressure regarding the operation of the PLO office or negotiations on an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. "We'd like for them to be able to keep it open". The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) - which c...

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  • Seattle judge hears arguments on transgender military ban
Seattle judge hears arguments on transgender military ban

U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis in Baltimore said Trump's August 25 memorandum order "cannot possibly constitute a legitimate governmental interest". The judge agreed with the government that the courts should generally defer to the president and Congress when it comes to military affairs. He said it "lacked justification" and "cannot possibl...

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  • Donald Trump caresses turkey's rear before pardoning it for Thanksgiving
Donald Trump caresses turkey's rear before pardoning it for Thanksgiving

Jimmy Fallon had previously joked that Trump will pardon the turkeys, then attack them for not thanking him enough. In a message on Twitter in July, Trump noted that as president he had "complete power to pardon". "Seventy years ago the National Turkey Federation presented the first National Turkey to President Truman", Trump noted. "However, I...

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  • Noise debunked as coming from missing Argentinian submarine
Noise debunked as coming from missing Argentinian submarine

Weather conditions that have hindered the search are expected to improve on Tuesday, helping search teams comb a wider area, Balbi said. The oxygen situation could be helped, even if the vessel bobs adrift on the surface with the hatch open.

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