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Daughter of police victim declared brain dead

A worker running Garner's Twitter account stated Wednesday night that a "cat scan shows Erica suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac...


Children From Neosho Killed In Crash In Newton County

Leticia Verde suffered moderate injuries. The initial collision took place at a narrowing in the road where Highway 86 crosses a culvert. The Dickinson Coun...


WhatsApp ends support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone

The company also expressed its wish of focusing more on the mobile platforms used by most people. "By offering to use middle finger emoji in your app, you (Wh...


We Energies is headed to Puerto Rico

With this new wave of assistance, the total number of power restoration workers on the island will increase to more than 5,500. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and U.S....


Snow, frigid cold are on tap

Saturday's high is expected to be 28 with a chance of snow and a low around 12. Thursday isn't expected to reach above freezing; the high is 31 even with most...


Jerusalem: Israel plans to name new station after Donald Trump

Katz intends to name the planned station near the Western Wall after America's 45th president. In May, President Trump also became the first sitting US pre...


Ukrainian government, rebels start major prisoner swap

Twenty people who had been held in Ukrainian government custody refused to return to pro-Russia breakaway regions, Kiev said. HORLIVKA, Ukraine (Reuters...


Virginia election board postpones draw to decide tied delegate race

If Simonds were declared the victor in the 94th District in Newport News, it would split control of the legislature 50-50 - with a newly elected Democratic gove...


Hours extended to prepay 2018 Hennepin Co. property taxes

Please note for those taxpayers whose taxes are paid by a mortgage company or escrow agent we highly recommended that you contact the mortgage company or escrow...


Police remove racist group's memorial to Minneapolis woman killed by Black cop

Namely: The victim was a 40-year-old white Minneapolitan shot after calling 911 about a possible assault in her alley. The Southern Poverty Law Centre, an org...


Shootings in Troy Leave One Dead and Four Wounded

Charles Louis Foster, 54, allegedly shot the five victims with a large-caliber handgun inside his home in Troy, the Troy Messenger reported . Authorities in ...


United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers

Her lawyer said Plummer would appeal, seeking to reverse the verdict or get a commuted sentence, which is possible in the two months after being sentenced. Sh...


CNN Reporter Falsely Claims Republicans Funded Trump-Russia Dossier

This directly negates previous U.S. intelligence community assessments, which asserted that the campaign ordered by the Russian president was directed at underm...


Virginia communities offer Christmas tree recycling

However, Christmas trees can build up sap that can be unsafe to burn indoors, and creosote that these trees produce isn't good for chimneys or exhausts. "All tr...


North Korea missile developers hit by U.S. sanctions

The United Nations Security Council last week passed yet another series of sanctions to punish North Korea for its missile test in November and its threats to t...


United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The November ICBM launch by North Korea was its most advanced to date and allows the regime to reach any place in the world, according to U.S. Defense Secreta...


China steps in to broker peace in Pak-Afghan conflict

A first of its kind trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of China, Afghanistan and Pakistan is convening in Beijing . Pakistan's Foreign Minister...


Peruvians celebrate Christmas Eve with hugs and good wishes

The Bishop conveyed his Christmas wishes and prayed for worldly peace and prosperity. Church members and the choir sang Christmas carols and hymns as part...


Queen Praises Terror-Hit London, Manchester in Christmas Message

The Queen visited some of the survivors of the suicide bomb explosion which was detonated in the foyer of the Manchester Arena after a concert by the singer Ari...


Russian Federation attacks U.S. decision to arm Ukraine

The state department did not specify what kind of weapons Kiev will receive, neither confirming nor denying the reports , but emphasized that Washington " rema...


UAE briefly imposes travel ban on Tunisian women

Soon after, posts started flying on Twitter, with social media users ignoring security concerns and concentrating on "the insult to Tunisian women", as one twee...


US Announces $285 Million Cut in UN Funding

The announcement of the budget cut came after the UN General Assembly last week overwhelmingly approved a resolution denouncing President Donald Trump's decis...


Moscow subway bus crash kills four people

Moscow police believe the bus crash was caused by mechanical fault or the driver lost control on the vehicle. He tried to apply the brakes but they did not w...


Apple might be slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life

While many iPhone users have experienced perceived slowdowns due to iOS updates over the years, it appears that there's now proof Apple is throttling proces...


Ukrainian interpreter who visited May arrested on Russian spying charges

Stanislav Yezhov , an aide to Volodymyr Groysman , the Ukrainian prime minister, was detained on Wednesday evening by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) o...


Astana 8 Meeting on Syria Kicks off

He also elaborated on the UN's plan to continue Syrian-Syrian talks. Lavrov voiced hope that planned Syria talks in Sochi could encourage dialogue. A fragil...


Trump Commutes Sholom Rubashkin's Sentence

Rubashkin has now served more than eight years of that sentence, which many have called excessive in light of its disparity with sentences imposed for similar c...


Raul Castro's Presidency Extended for 2 Extra Months

The announcement was made Thursday by the Cuban State Press. Castro's first vice president, Miguel Diaz Canel, 57, is expected to be Cuba's next president, ev...


Fla. officer dragged half a mile by fleeing suspect's auto

When officer John Cusack approached a auto reported to be parked in Century Village containing an unconscious couple, he got more than he bargained for. In th...


Al Franken to officially leave US Senate seat on January 2

A handful of Franken's colleagues expressed regret for calling on him to resign without waiting out a full and complete ethics investigation into the claims ...


European Union negotiator: Brexit transition by end of 2020

Michel Barnier said that the "logical end" of a transition period must be December 31, 2020, giving Britain enough time to adapt to its situation outside the Eu...


Lebanese govt, parties condemn US Jerusalem veto

Trump shattered decades of unwavering US neutrality on Jerusalem on December 6 when he declared that the United States recognizes the divided holy city as Isr...


Patchy fog expected through Monday morning, showers forecast for Tuesday

Areas in the southeast are forecast to receive up to 2 inches of rain . A good deal of dry weather is expected, but there will be a risk of some scattered patc...


Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump

Britain First's account was also banished. Other accounts kicked off Twitter include those belonging to Jared Taylor, editor of the white supremacist magazine...


Significant cold coming our way and will last through Christmas

The weather for Monday is expected to be stormy due to a strong southwest wind, but relatively mild, the weather service reports. Sunday (Christmas Eve ), may ...


Rahul Gandhi takes charge as Congress president

In his speech, Gandhi invited the youth to join him in building India and promised to make Congress a grand old and young party. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U),...


USA blames North Korea for major cyber attack

However, he also launched into various allegations against other countries. A senior White House official claimed North Korea was responsible for a cyberatt...


ISIS gunmen killed during attack near Afghanistan intelligence training centre

Afghan officials say an attack claimed by the extremist group Islamic State (IS) on an intelligence training center in the capital has ended with the death of t...


CDC Tells Staff to Avoid Seven Words, Including "Evidence-Based"

The list also bans the use of " vulnerable ", " entitlement ", " diversity ", " transgender " and " fetus ". Analysts reportedly said they were given some alt...


Real Madrid coach Zidane: I don't need to ask for striker signing

The match had two goals disallowed by video review, one for each team. Bale took a feed from the right side from forward Lucas Vazquez. 'Any opponents can g...