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This week's lottery jackpots combined top $800 million

This week's lottery jackpots combined top $800 million The Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since someone won at $42 million dollar jackpot on October 13. Between the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, almost $800 million is up for grabs. The $343 million prize would be the eighth-highest won, according to the Mega Millions website . The drawing is at 10 p.m. today. Players who purchase the multiplier can have their winning non-jackpot... [Full Article...]

16 hurt, 4 seriously, in Bronx fire

16 hurt, 4 seriously, in Bronx fire As flames worked their way upward from a furniture store to the flats above, families, including children, were forced out into historically low winter temperatures. "Our units arrived and were immediately faced with heavy fire". Five hours later, the fire crews were still fighting to control the blaze on the Bronx's Commonwealth Avenue. [Full Article...]

Oil dips after hitting highest since mid

Oil dips after hitting highest since mid Ongoing protests in Iran have led to a hardening of crude prices to levels last seen in mid-2015. WTI Crude Oil futures hit 60.32, the highest since June 2015. Even without the unrest in Iran, which is a major oil exporter, market sentiment was bullish. Moody's believes North American exploration & production companies, after strong capital investment in 2017, will aim for profitable growt... [Full Article...]

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney His retirement raises speculation that Mitt Romney , the former governor of MA with deep roots in Utah, will seek the seat. He's the longest-serving Republican senator in USA history. The longest-serving Senate Republican with seven terms under his belt, he was first elected in 1976. Last month, Trump flew with Hatch on Air Force One to Utah for a day of events that was aimed entirely at lobbying... [Full Article...]

U.S. warns it 'will never accept' a nuclear North Korea

U.S. warns it 'will never accept' a nuclear North Korea Iran's missile program is not in breach of its nuclear deal and will continue despite objections from the United States, President Hassan Rouhani has said. Obama was initially reluctant to speak forcefully in favor of the demonstrations for fear the Iranian regime would undermine the grass-roots nature of the protests . [Full Article...]

Doctors in Kerala to join nationwide strike against bill today

Doctors in Kerala to join nationwide strike against bill today The IMA has called a nationwide 12-hour strike by doctors of private hospitals against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2017, which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. The NMC Bill proposes some of the major changes in the Indian medical education sector, including replacement of the supreme medical regulatory body, the Medical Council of India (MCI... [Full Article...]

Unsafe wind chill temperatures in northern Montana

Unsafe wind chill temperatures in northern Montana Have a wonderful New Year, and warm wishes for an incredible 2018! A cold front dropped through yesterday and in the wake, pulled in some cold, Canadian air. Temperatures drop down into the low teens tonight but winds at 10-15 miles per hour will make it feel like the negatives. We are in the midst of a long stretch of cold weather. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk

Kim Jong Un: Nuclear button is always on his desk He also threatened both the United States and the entire world with his remark that "the whole territory of the U.S. is within the range of our nuclear strike and a nuclear button is always on the desk of my office and this is just a reality, not a threat". [Full Article...]

Erica Garner Cause Of Death: How Did Eric Garner's Daughter Die?

Erica Garner Cause Of Death: How Did Eric Garner's Daughter Die? Anti-police brutality activist Erica Garner , 27, was hospitalized after an asthma attack triggered a heart attack last week. According to her Twitter account, which has been run by a worker since she was stricken, she "suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". [Full Article...]

JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center

JK: 2 jawans injured as terrorists storm CRPF training center Meanwhile, the internet services have been slowed down. As per report two of our men got injured during initial intrusion from J&K Police Commando training area side. "Security forces including Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF and state police jointly carried out an operation to flush out the militants", the official said. [Full Article...]

'Make America Gay Again' sign greets Pence in Colorado

'Make America Gay Again' sign greets Pence in Colorado Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo told the Aspen Times that one of his deputies was present when a man emerged from his home and draped the banner over a stone pillar. Citing a Harvard University sociologist during a speech on the House floor, he said, "societal collapse was always brought about following an advent of the deterioration of marriage and family ". [Full Article...]

Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths — George Weah

He declared that the country will be opened to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week. He is set to take office in January. "I have known him for a long time and I know presidency won't change him". When the president-elect rose from his seat to calm the situation, the crowd went wilder in euphori... [Full Article...]

A Child Playing With A Stove Started The Deadly Bronx Apartment Fire

A Child Playing With A Stove Started The Deadly Bronx Apartment Fire The cause remained under investigation. A child playing with a kitchen stove started the fire and it quickly spread through the 29-unit building. Mayor de Blasio told CNN on Friday, "This is a bad tragedy in the middle of the holidays". [Full Article...]

Southern California Man Arrested in Fatal Kansas Police Shooting

Southern California Man Arrested in Fatal Kansas Police Shooting Go Fund MeAndrew Finch pictured on a fundraising page for his family. Police say the series of events began over a $1.50 wager in a "Call of Duty" match on UMG Gaming, reported Dexerto , an online news service about gaming. Lisa Finch told them her son was not a gamer. "They carried the dude out of the house and put him on a stretcher and drove off in an ambulance". "That cop murdered my son ... [Full Article...]

Congress MLA slaps on-duty police, gets slapped in return

Congress MLA slaps on-duty police, gets slapped in return On the basis of a complaint by constable Rajvanti , the case has been registered in Sadar Police station of Shimla under section 353 and 332 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). The constable immediately slapped Kumari back. Kumari has lodged a complaint against the woman constable, requesting an FIR in this regard. "I apologise", she told reporters. [Full Article...]

More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital

More Than 40 Dead After Explosions In Afghanistan's Capital Kabul's deputy police chief said a suicide bomber set off the first blast inside the center . The attack, which involved at least three explosions, occurred during a morning panel discussion with journalists at the Tabian Social and Cultural Centre. [Full Article...]

Extreme Cold for New Years Eve

Extreme Cold for New Years Eve Phillips, Sedgwick and Logan counties in Colorado will be under a wind chill watch. Wind chill values will range from 15 to 25 below zero Saturday morning, 20 to 30 below zero Saturday night and 25 to 40 below zero Sunday night into Monday morning. [Full Article...]

George Weah Declared Winner Of Liberia Vote…Boakai Concedes

George Weah Declared Winner Of Liberia Vote…Boakai Concedes Ms Johnson Sirleaf's 12-year rule cemented peace after Liberia's 1989-2003 civil war and won her the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, but she has been criticised over high-level corruption scandals and persistent poverty in the country. Weah's limited educational background hurt his political aspirations, and he returned to school after the 2005 attempt for president. From Monaco Weah moved to PSG wher... [Full Article...]

Rocket fired from Gaza hits building in Israeli town, 2 others intercepted

Rocket sirens sounded shortly before midday (local time) in several communities near the Gaza border. Police said another rocket exploded in a populated area damaging a building but causing no injuries. United States President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has prompted global criticism and sparked protests across the world. [Full Article...]

Near Record Cold, Arctic Air to Stay

Near Record Cold, Arctic Air to Stay With temperatures staying well below freezing, kids won't be able to tolerate the cold for long! Sunday will feature mostly cloudy skies, with a frigid high temperature of only 20 degrees. New Year's Day will be very cold. The bitter cold will ease a bit after Monday , but not much. This cold is likely to be the country's most extreme since February 2015 and, over a long duration, will p... [Full Article...]


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