Quake shakes areas near Iran's capital Tehran

The quake caused no major damage but tens of thousands of people spent the night outside for fear of aftershocks. The epicentre of the quake, which struck shortly before 11.30pm on Wednesday, was just 40km west of the capital, according to the seis... More..

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iranian prison
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release' from Iranian prison

United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier this month to call for the release of the mother of one on humanitarian grounds. She said: "Th...More..

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho discussing January move with Barcelona stars
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho discussing January move with Barcelona stars

Coutinho scored 13 times and made seven assists in 31 appearances in the Premier League last term to secure a return to the Champions League after a two-season absence. In recent weeks, several reports have st...More..

North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs

In its response, North Korea said the claims in the report were "the US stereotyped method to cook up untruths as truths, stubbornly insisting that black is white and fabricating anything for satisfying the...More..

Bodycam Video Shows Officer Dragged Outside Car By Fleeing Driver
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Bodycam Video Shows Officer Dragged Outside Car By Fleeing Driver

Dramatic bodycam footage from Pembroke Pines, Florida shows the moment an officer was dragged while hanging onto the door of a fleeing vehicle, which led to a high-speed chase. Cabrera kept driving and Cusack...More..

Sen. Jack Latvala Announces Resignation Following 'Probable Cause' in Sexual Harassment Probe
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Sen. Jack Latvala Announces Resignation Following 'Probable Cause' in Sexual Harassment Probe

In a letter to Senate President Joe Negron , Latvala maintained his innocence against accusations that he sexually harassed a Senate staffer and that he allegedly traded sex for votes according to a newly rele...More..

by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Canadians killed in Mexico bus crash

Seven other people were slightly injured in Tuesday's accident and returned to their cruise ship. Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruises said in a statement that passengers from two of its ships, the Celebr...More..

Kerala Seeks Central Assistance Of Rs 7340 Crore
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Kerala Seeks Central Assistance Of Rs 7340 Crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he would visit Cyclone Ockhi affected areas in Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu and Kerala tomorrow to review the situation. "With Christmas round the corner, we wi...More..

Trump Reportedly Considered Pulling Supreme Court Nomination After Gorsuch Criticized Him
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Trump Reportedly Considered Pulling Supreme Court Nomination After Gorsuch Criticized Him

In an article featuring the always reliable "people with knowledge of the discussions", The Post reported Tuesday that Trump "angrily" vented to advisers after Gorsuch was critical of the president's crit...More..

Sources reveal Cavaliers' plan with Isaiah Thomas
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Sources reveal Cavaliers' plan with Isaiah Thomas

Cleveland is targeting bringing Isaiah Thomas back just after the first of the year , but to make sure he gets in plenty of practices and reps, Thomas is going to spend a little time in the G-League on a ...More..

Gary Neville: How Man United can challenge Man City in title race
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Gary Neville: How Man United can challenge Man City in title race

Jose Mourinho claims his Manchester United side will continue to battle in the Premier League title race until the final day of 2017-18. And Lingard has opined that City's exhilarating start has preclude...More..

Nick Jonas welcomes us to the jungle in 'Jumanji'
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Nick Jonas welcomes us to the jungle in 'Jumanji'

Doubtfire . What's more, just like a video game, each has three lives, a selection of special skills and there are increasingly hard "levels" to complete, involving the safety of a giant emerald. Johnson and Ha...More..

Wreaths Across America service honors veterans
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Wreaths Across America service honors veterans

Inspired and directed by a nonprofit organization by the same name, its objective is to remember fallen veterans, honor those who served and teach children the value of freedom. As one of the largest corporate ...More..

PM Trudeau broke ethics rules by accepting vacation with Aga Khan
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

PM Trudeau broke ethics rules by accepting vacation with Aga Khan

The vacations are gifts under the conflict of interest regimes that Dawson administers. The PM says he erred by failing to clear the vacations in advance. "Therefore, the vacations accepted by Mr. Trudeau or ...More..

Damian Green resignation letter in full
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Damian Green resignation letter in full

A review by the cabinet secretary found that Green's statements which suggested he was not aware that indecent material was found in 2008 on parliamentary computers in his office, were "inaccurate and misleadin...More..

Franken says he'll leave Congress in 'few weeks'
by | Thursday, December 21, 2017

Franken says he'll leave Congress in 'few weeks'

Franken had announced on December 7 that he would be resigning his Senate seat in the "coming weeks" after several past allegations of sexual misconduct. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will join the Senate the followi...More..

Trump in Hall of Presidents: Disney Display Debuts Tuesday
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Trump in Hall of Presidents: Disney Display Debuts Tuesday

Therefore, it is not an appropriate place for a Donald Trump speech. The robot double, which looks a little melted, has been widely ridiculed on social media, with some equating it to a terrifying combinati...More..

A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A single vote may have changed control of Virginia's state House

If it holds, the overturned result means that Democrats and Republicans would be deadlocked at 50 seats each in Virginia's House of Delegates , the state's lower chamber. 19, 2017. The parties may have to re...More..

Pennsylvania CHIPs in; program desperate for federal funds
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Pennsylvania CHIPs in; program desperate for federal funds

The national media reports that both parties want to reauthorize CHIP for five years, through 2022, but disagree on how to pay for it. The disagreement is over how to pay for it. Only the CHIP kids are at ris...More..

Nashville awarded a Major League Soccer club, announcement coming
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Nashville awarded a Major League Soccer club, announcement coming

Nashville has a strong soccer community with a club joining USL in 2018, and the city hosted the CONCACAF Gold Cup match this past summer between the United States men's national team and Panama, which ended 1-...More..

Airport Power Restored In Atlanta But Thousands Are Stranded
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Airport Power Restored In Atlanta But Thousands Are Stranded

Delta customers flying to or from Atlanta were allowed to change their travel plans without being hit with a $200 penalty. Chick-fil-A spokeswoman Jackie Jags explained that the company responded to a reque...More..

WhatsApp Ordered To Cease Data Sharing With Facebook
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

WhatsApp Ordered To Cease Data Sharing With Facebook

The issues with WhatsApp's sharing of user data with Facebook began past year after the messaging app updated their terms of service to state that the app would share data with Facebook to help develop target...More..

Yellow weather warning issued ahead of 'dangerous' freezing fog tomorrow
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Yellow weather warning issued ahead of 'dangerous' freezing fog tomorrow

Dense fog could linger in some parts of the county especially around rivers and lakes today. It will be mainly dry tomorrow , Tuesday, but it is expected to be boring to start. Temperatures will be mild to...More..

Twitter suspends accounts of British far-right group leaders
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Twitter suspends accounts of British far-right group leaders

Fransen and her group Britain First attained global attention when U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted a series of anti-Islamic and inflammatory videos she posted last month. "We will require offending Tweets...More..

New York Islanders moving back to Long Island
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New York Islanders moving back to Long Island

Though the two groups submitted their plans in late September, it wasn't until December 10 that they were formally presented to the public at a listening session held at Elmont High School. Officials expected t...More..

Trump nominee to head Export-Import Bank rejected by Senate panel
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Trump nominee to head Export-Import Bank rejected by Senate panel

As a representative in Congress (before being voted out of office in 2016), Garrett had suggested that the bank should be completely abolished. Failing to convince the Senate committee weighing his confirma...More..

White House blames North Korea for 'Wannacry' ransomware attack
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

White House blames North Korea for 'Wannacry' ransomware attack

The ransomware attack exploited a vulnerability in Windows XP and crippled computers in the UK's National Health Service and Renault manufacturing facilities in France, among others, reports The Verge . He i...More..

Final tax reform bill passes House, now moves to Senate
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Final tax reform bill passes House, now moves to Senate

Following the vote in the House, the Senate is expected to approve the bill later in the day by a narrow margin. At a news conference Tuesday morning, members of the GOP hailed the bill that would slash tax...More..

Japan beefs up missile system to defend against North Korea
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Japan beefs up missile system to defend against North Korea

Japan plans to deploy and operate the Aegis Ashore from 2023. Japan's Cabinet on Tuesday approved a plan to purchase a set of costly land-based USA missile combat systems to increase the country's defence c...More..

The Pentagon's secret UFO investigation department
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Pentagon's secret UFO investigation department

I've done something that no one has done before", he added. "If anyone says they have the answers, they're fooling themselves", Reid said, in a tweet . Despite the Pentagon's claim that the programme has be...More..