• Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma
Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

Al Sharpton was among well-wishers who visited the 27-year-old Garner on Thursday. Erica Garner , the daughter of Eric Garner who became an outspoken activist against police brutality after her father's death at the hands of a NY police officer, died Saturday, according to her mother.

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  • Committed to nuke dev in 2018: North Korea
Committed to nuke dev in 2018: North Korea

USA analysts also say the Hwasong-10, or Musudan, a single-stage missile successfully tested by North Korea in June 2016, appears to use the same engine and many design features as the Soviet Union's R-27 Zyb, designed by Makeyev scientists and advertised in one of the brochures obtained by The Post.

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  • JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center
JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center

He claimed a number of security force personnel were killed or injured. Reports said that at atleast three CRPF personnel were injured in militant attack who have been rushed to hospital. "Four CRPF jawans were martyred in the operation that lasted for almost 12 hours", a police officer said. Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was halted for...

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  • Mother of swatting victim wants more arrests made
Mother of swatting victim wants more arrests made

Police are now investigating the shooting as a case of swatting. Mr Finch, 28, was killed during a standoff with police minutes after they received the hoax call, Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston said during a news conference. Soon, Finch came to the door to see what was going on, the newspaper reported. When Finch came to his front do...

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  • Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign
Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign

He has opposed legislation prohibiting discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in the workplace. He said the man and other neighbours have been "really nice" to authorities. President Donald Trump once said of Pence, during a conversation about gay rights, "Don't ask that guy - he wants to hang them all ", accord...

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  • Arctic cold front on the move
Arctic cold front on the move

By late Sunday morning, the light wintry mix will work its way further south to the I-20 corridor. So, our New Years Eve forecast at midnight calls for mostly clear skies and no rain. There's been a great deal of change in our models which can easily be seen in the snow total comparison. Extra layers will be necessary, no matter the time of da...

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  • Congress Legislator slaps woman constable, get slapped back
Congress Legislator slaps woman constable, get slapped back

In a rage, I raised my hand in retaliation and she also did the same", Kumari told reporters outside the Congress office. A senior Congress leader told TOI that after seeing the video, Rahul expressed his displeasure and told Kumari that she should not have hit the cop.

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  • 40 killed in ISIL-claimed attack in Kabul
40 killed in ISIL-claimed attack in Kabul

Some of those who lost their loved ones in the attack expressed outrage over the performance of government and accused them of incompetence. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted the center because it "sends students to Iran to learn from the ayatollahs".

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  • TRACKING: Dangerous Wind Chills into the New Year
TRACKING: Dangerous Wind Chills into the New Year

Monday (New Year's Day): Brutal wind chills well below 0 in the morning. Please dress appropriately! Frostbite can occur in as little as 30 minutes in these conditions. The temperature will rise to about minus 3 on Sunday but wind chills will be as low as minus 32 in the Pierre area. Low temperatures New Year's morning will also be close to brea...

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  • U.S. could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap
U.S. could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap

Donald Trump is getting hammered for a crude tweet making a joke about climate change as the midwest and northeast preps for record breaking Arctic temps. Needless to say the Twittersphere was quick to call out Trump for his ignorance or at worst blatantly lying and misleading Americans. The World Meteorological Organization's secretary general,...

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  • First Alert Forecast: Cold air on the way
First Alert Forecast: Cold air on the way

Sunday a true Arctic blast will arrive with highs falling into the upper 20's Sunday afternoon. On the other side of the country, a cold front bearing down on the Pacific Northwest was expected to dump as much as 1 metre of snow in parts of Washington state and the northern Rocky Mountains, the National Weather Service said.

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  • Rockies, Wade Davis Agree to 3-Year, $52 Million Deal
Rockies, Wade Davis Agree to 3-Year, $52 Million Deal

He had great success as Chicago's closer, converting 32 of 33 save opportunities while posting a 2.30 ERA . Holland faded dramatically in the second half of last season , while Davis was a one-man bullpen for the Cubs. But his signing does continue a trend of teams paying big bucks for elite relief pitchers. Already in the 2018 offseason, ...

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  • Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests
Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests

Mrs. Rajavi called on all the people, especially the youth and women throughout the country, to join the "No to High Prices" uprising, saying that "the corrupt dictatorship of the mullahs will undoubtedly fail against your national unity and solidarity, resistance and continuity of your rightful uprisings".

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  • UP: Egypt witnesses sad Friday after Mar Mina church attack
UP: Egypt witnesses sad Friday after Mar Mina church attack

Egypt's state-run MENA news agency quoted an official anonymously as informing that the attack in Helwan was perpetrated by two attackers. The interior ministry said in a statement in the afternoon that it arrested an attacker who attempted to drive through security forces outside the church armed with a machinegun, ammunition and a bomb that h...

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  • Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists
Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists

Thirty-five men, four women and two children are among the victims, he said in a press conference, Afghanistan's TOLO news network reported . "Today in Kabul we have witnessed another truly despicable crime in a year already marked by unspeakable atrocities", acting head Toby Lazer said.

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  • Trump tweets about Vanity Fair's controversial Clinton video
Trump tweets about Vanity Fair's controversial Clinton video

Clinton's former adviser, Peter Daou propelled the hashtag #CancelVanityFair. In a statement Wednesday, the magazine said the video was an attempt at humour that regrettably "missed the mark". "Get over your mommy issues". Trump added that Anna Wintour "is beside herself in grief & begging for forgiveness!" It's been well over a year since...

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  • Michigan Lottery: Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total $690 million this weekend
Michigan Lottery: Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total $690 million this weekend

Lottery players in MA have their chance at winning almost $700 million in lottery jackpots this weekend! Tickets are $2, and sales time cut-offs vary by state but are usually one to two hours before the drawing. The last victor was on October 13, when two tickets split a $43 million jackpot. Powerball, which changed its format several years a...

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  • Roy Moore says he passed polygraph
Roy Moore says he passed polygraph

Alabama's new U.S. Senator will take office just after the new year, according to Secretary of State John Merrill. A spokesman for Merrill said an Alabama judge denied Moore's request to block certification of the results of the December 12 election in a decision shortly before the canvassing board was to meet.

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  • Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead
Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead

It also pushed Erica Garner into activism. Erica has four siblings: Shardineé, Emerald, Eric Jr. and Emery. The father-of-six's death sparked widespread protests. The city medical examiner ruled Garner's death a homicide, with asthma and obesity as contributing factors. According to NBC , this is not Erica's first experience with heart att...

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  • Days of bitter cold ahead for Midwest, Northeast
Days of bitter cold ahead for Midwest, Northeast

A record-breaking snowfall on Christmas Day brought travel in the Erie area to a near standstill, forcing travelers to reconsider their plans to drive through northwestern Pennsylvania . Residents should expect colder-than-normal temperatures for the rest of the week, according to Chicago-area National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Seeley.

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  • NY police investigate four possible murders in apartment upstate
NY police investigate four possible murders in apartment upstate

DeWolf said the passings "seem suspicious", The (Albany) Times Union revealed. "I know that there were two adults and two children, I believe, we're told, under the age of 12". "We're going to do everything we can to look into this and get to the bottom of what happened here". "Things are unfolding right now", State Police Lt.

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  • Thousands Rush To Prepay Taxes Before New Tax Bill Takes Effect
Thousands Rush To Prepay Taxes Before New Tax Bill Takes Effect

President Donald Trump signed the tax bill into law last week after months of legislative wrangling on Capitol Hill, marking one of the most drastic overhauls of the federal tax code in decades. According to the Hillsborough County Tax Collector's office, customers are unable to make "pre-payments" because 2018 tax values have not yet been ...

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  • Virginia Democrat asks court to reconsider decision to tie House race
Virginia Democrat asks court to reconsider decision to tie House race

Simonds' camp has filed motions asking a court to declare her the victor and suspend a judges' panel declaration of a tie last week, arguing that they should not have reviewed the discarded ballot that allowed the race to become tied up. The motion wasn't filed Tuesday because the courthouse was closed, the newspaper reported. The motion says the p...

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  • British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt
British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' 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. Ms Plummer's lawyer Mohamed Othman said the allegations against his client were "illogical" as her plane ticket was "double the price" of the pills.

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  • Man arrested in Phoenix killings of estranged wife, 2 kids
Man arrested in Phoenix killings of estranged wife, 2 kids

The two children, aged 10 and 11, were also found dead in the apartment. During negotiations, he told them he had killed the 10-month-old girl and 11-year-old boy but later claimed they were still alive. "It's beyond insane", resident Gibson Daoud said. Officers said Tuesday that 45-year-old Anthony Ross has been arrested in the Christmas Day s...

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  • Trump Re-Ups Claims That Dossier Is 'Bogus,' Citing 'Fox And Friends' Report
Trump Re-Ups Claims That Dossier Is 'Bogus,' Citing 'Fox And Friends' Report

House and Senate say the FBI still refuses to "repudiate" the "dossier", even though those same officials admit the major charges are "unsubstantiated". "The President's tweets are an insurance policy for the American people to make sure that its leading law enforcement organization remains unbiased", Caputo said on CNN's "New Day".

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  • Wake County recycling Christmas trees for mulch in local parks
Wake County recycling Christmas trees for mulch in local parks

Other early Christmas Trees , across many parts of northern Europe, were cherry or hawthorn plants (or a branch of the plant) that were put into pots and brought inside so they would hopefully flower at Christmas time. The event page can be found online . If you are looking for a place to discard your non-artificial Christmas tree, then there a...

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  • Treasury escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions
Treasury escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions

The UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Friday in response to its recent intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. Treasury has also slapped sanctions on a Chinese businessman and several North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels. Security Council, which squeeze oil imports and call ...

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  • China holds meeting to broker peace in Afghanistan-Pakistan conflict
China holds meeting to broker peace in Afghanistan-Pakistan conflict

He reiterated that Pakistan will continue its policy of zero tolerance against terrorism, and urged all three countries to take timely action against the terrorists as well as their facilitators. The trilateral press communiqué has five core consensus.First, China, Afghanistan and Pakistan are willing to jointly safeguard regional peace and stabili...

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  • National Weather Service issues Wind Chill Advisory for Christmas Day
National Weather Service issues Wind Chill Advisory for Christmas Day

Look for wind chills near or below zero early Wednesday, with highs only in the teens. Gusty winds will create wind chill values near -20° at times leading to increased risk of frostbite. Rawlins says some places could receive more than a foot of snow during the 4-day period. Wind chills near or below 0° for much of the day. Brutal cold temperatu...

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  • Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour
Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

Special cakes were cut and candies were distributed among the devotees. In Istanbul, Christmas ceremonies were held at the Church of Saint George in the garden of the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in the Fatih district, where masses lit candles, prayed and made wishes.

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

They attempted to extinguish the flames with a garden hose before escaping the house and calling E-911. The heavy fire was on the second floor and a second alarm was called in at 6:33 a.m., fire officials said. The building, which contained 17 units, was heavily damaged, Hall said. The Fire department is asking the public for help. Bohn said hi...

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  • Emirates stops flying to Tunisia from today
Emirates stops flying to Tunisia from today

Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have received numerous reports from Tunisian women claiming to have been delayed, forced to undergo additional screening of their visas, and denied boarding. "We highly value Tunisian women and respect them", Gargash said, without elaborating. The transport ministry said it had "decided to suspend" Emira...

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  • Trump takes note of who's naughty and nice at Christmas
Trump takes note of who's naughty and nice at Christmas

In a Christmas Eve call to US troops overseas, President Trump said the nation is saying Merry Christmas "very proudly". "At this time of year, we see the best of America and the soul of the American people", Mrs. Trump told a caller from MS that the state is "great" and predicted that "Santa is going to treat you very well". Trump, who made hi...

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  • Washington responds after Jerusalem vote, cuts budget to UN
Washington responds after Jerusalem vote, cuts budget to UN

The Trump administration and conservatives have always been eyeing how to reduce United Nations spending. Erdoğan added that the call to the U.S.to nullify the vote would continue and responded to a question whether he will be discussing the matter with Trump any time soon; he said Turkey has called on the U.S.to discuss the matter with them,...

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  • Four killed and 15 injured as bus ploughs into pedestrians in Russian Federation
Four killed and 15 injured as bus ploughs into pedestrians in Russian Federation

Five people were killed when a city bus ploughed into a pedestrian underpass in western Moscow on Monday, traffic police said. Their primary version of what happened is a technical malfunction that caused the bus to veer off the road and down the stairway.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018
Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director McCabe to retire in 2018

Peter Strzok, a veteran Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence agent, was removed from Mueller's team over the summer following the discovery of text messages exchanged with Lisa Page, an Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer who was also detailed this year to the group of agents and prosecutors investigating potential coordination be...

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  • Fire hits London Zoo cafe; 1 aardvark missing
Fire hits London Zoo cafe; 1 aardvark missing

Staffers living onsite rushed to move animals as quickly as they could in the frenzied minutes after the fire started, but they were too late to aid Misha , a 9-year-old aardvark. Vets were called in to monitor the surviving animals and zookeepers were encouraged that there were no other signs of injury. Pictures showed the brightly coloured Adv...

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  • President Trump Commutes Sentence of Man Serving 27 Years for Bank Fraud
President Trump Commutes Sentence of Man Serving 27 Years for Bank Fraud

Rubashkins sentence of 27 years, handed down in 2010, was shockingly severe after a prosecution that took on, in the eyes of many , a vindictive tone. The raid on the Agriprocessors plant and Rubashkin's arrest led to the plant's temporary closure, with numerous town's Jews leaving. Rubashkin served his sentence in Federal Correctional Instituti...

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  • Ex-Marine planned Christmas Day attack on San Francisco tourist area
Ex-Marine planned Christmas Day attack on San Francisco tourist area

An individual reported Jameson for suspicious activity on Facebook after he allegedly posted GIFs of attacks in the USA and the New York City attack that left 8 people dead in October, court documents say. It appears that Jameson may have been clued-in that the feds were onto him. Undercover FBI agents were key elements of the plot. In terms of h...

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