China builds worlds largest flying boat which can supply artificial islands

The plane has a 39.6-meter-long fuselage and 38.8-meter wingspan, said its developer, the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). "The plane's capacity and maneuverability makes it ideal for transporting materiel to those maritim... More..

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Happy holidays, here's 30 seconds of new 'Black Panther' excellence

Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Black Panther made his debut in the July 1966 #52 issue of Fantastic Four . Black Panther hits theaters February 18th, 2018, and Marvel is slowly turning up the dial...More..

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, backing Trump

Guatemala said on Monday it is starting the process of moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, after President Jimmy Morales announced he would follow Mr Trump's controversial lead on the holy city. Morale...More..

Cuomo order allows for early tax payments
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Cuomo order allows for early tax payments

Since many taxpayers do not yet know the exact amount of their tax bill, this will allow for a portion of taxes to be paid early and under the current federal tax law. "This is a historic moment for workers, fa...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Four found dead in basement apartment in Troy, NY

The building's property manager was among the victims who were found dead, reported the Albany Times-Union newspaper. Investigators are still processing the scene and have not said if they know any causes o...More..

US Library of Congress Ends Twitter Archiving Project
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

US Library of Congress Ends Twitter Archiving Project

Since 2010 , the Library of Congress has kept an archive of all public tweets, beginning with the first tweet in 2006. The library had reached an agreement with Twitter in 2010 to acquire the text of ever...More..

Arizona Diamondbacks' Pavin Smith pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Arizona Diamondbacks' Pavin Smith pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas

You can see in the video Smith's mom reading a letter out loud with his dad nearby. "And, yet you will not find ... words more sweet than "home" and 'love, '" Smith's mother read. I love you both so much! A f...More..

Friends of 60 Years Discover They're Actually Brothers
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Friends of 60 Years Discover They're Actually Brothers

But the pair have actually known each other and been friends for the majority of their lives after initially meeting in the sixth grade while growing up in Oahu, Hawaii . The name turned out to be a combinatio...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"

The resolution adopted by all 15 council members didn't go as far as the toughest-ever sanctions that have been sought by the Trump administration, such as prohibiting all oil imports and freezing worldwide ass...More..

Today is the first day of Kwanzaa
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Today is the first day of Kwanzaa

Maulana Karenga , a professor and chairman of Black Studies of California State University, Long Beach, who wanted to bring African-Americans together as a community. In New Britain, Trinity on Main is to host ...More..

US sanctions two North Koreans over ballistic missile programme
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

US sanctions two North Koreans over ballistic missile programme

The Treasury Department said in a press release it has designated Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, both belonging to the Munitions Industry Department of the North's Workers' Party of Korea. He was last mentione...More..

Police remove memorial erected by white nationalist group in Minnesota
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Police remove memorial erected by white nationalist group in Minnesota

The department's policy, he said, does not allow memorials or similar postings on police grounds. In a later tweet, the group corrected its original tweet to say the Hennepin County prosecutor has said he d...More..

'The Last Jedi' Approaches $800M Global Box Office With Christmas Coin Counted
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

'The Last Jedi' Approaches $800M Global Box Office With Christmas Coin Counted

Currently, the film has brought in a total of $395.6 million domestically and $791.6 million globally. In second place was the Dwayne Johnson family adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle which made US$55...More..

Google might set up Pixel 2 retail stores in India
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Google might set up Pixel 2 retail stores in India

At least two major malls in India are said to have received inquiries from Google about setting up Google stores, according to the report. "The company is considering it and could start opening the stores in ...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav thanks Pakistan govt for allowing him to meet his family
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav thanks Pakistan govt for allowing him to meet his family

However they were able to communicate with him mainly via a telephone. Sensing an immediate danger to Jadhav's life, India, in a separate request, asked the court for indication of provisional measures, "pursua...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Utah newspaper skewers Sen. Orrin Hatch for 'utter lack of integrity'

Taking the tweet at face value, Hatch seemingly didn't read the actual article - a scathing editorial , which called on the eight-term senator to retire when his term expires next year. Hatch said on Twitter ...More..

Simonds to legally challenge 94th District tie, drawing postponed
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Simonds to legally challenge 94th District tie, drawing postponed

That letter asks the board to delay the drawing for up to two weeks until the court rules on Simonds' motions. They're asking the State Board of Elections to hold off on tomorrow's drawing...and for the court...More..

Phoenix Man Kills Woman, 2 Children Before Shootout With Police
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Phoenix Man Kills Woman, 2 Children Before Shootout With Police

Ross did not appear to be injured. Police officers were called to the Highland Apartments at approximately 3:45 p.m. local time, KPHO-TV reported . Then Ross stopped communicating. Officers found two child...More..

by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Christmas Eve brings 3-4 inches of snow to Toledo area

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES have been posted for most of the NBC Montana viewing area. The National Weather Service office in Cleveland says Monday's storm brought 34 inches of snow, an all-time daily snowfal...More..

Trump questions FBI's integrity in Russian Federation investigation
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Trump questions FBI's integrity in Russian Federation investigation

The president called the dossier a "crooked Hillary pile of garbage". FBI CANNOT (after all of this time) VERIFY CLAIMS IN DOSSIER OF RUSSIA/TRUMP COLLUSION. While it was unclear which particular discussion T...More..

Russian Federation urges US-North Korea talks over nuclear crisis
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Russian Federation urges US-North Korea talks over nuclear crisis

North Korean officials said that the test put USA within the range of its ICBM. Lavrov disagreed with USA threats of military intervention and further sanctions against North Korea, instead pushing for US d...More..

When the city will start curbside pickup of Christmas trees
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

When the city will start curbside pickup of Christmas trees

Well Emmet County is giving people who live there an incentive to recycle theirs. The City of Batavia will be picking up Christmas trees during the month of January as weather and operations permit. When it c...More..

It will be a very cold, white Christmas in Great Falls
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

It will be a very cold, white Christmas in Great Falls

The Monday storm brings snow or rain changing to snow before ending in the middle of the day. Winds will remain breezy out of the west Christmas day , keeping wind chills in the single digits. CBS 21 Meteorolo...More..

British woman accused of drug smuggling into Egypt jailed for three years
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

British woman accused of drug smuggling into Egypt jailed for three years

Her family said they were for her Egyptian partner, Omar Caboo, who suffers from severe back pain and claimed Ms Plummer, who they describe as "daft", had no idea what she was doing was illegal. "I don't think ...More..

Top leadership of Miss America pageant resigns over email scandal
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Top leadership of Miss America pageant resigns over email scandal

The Miss America Organization confirmed Haskell's resignation to The New York Daily News on Saturday afternoon, bringing his tenure atop the iconic beauty pageant to an end. The resignation of executive cha...More..

GTA residents wake up to fresh snow on Christmas Day
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

GTA residents wake up to fresh snow on Christmas Day

West and and north Vancouver Island will be hit by snow in earnest, before precipitation eases to flurries or rain showers by the evening. "A low over OH this evening is gathering strength and will race towar...More..

by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Russian opposition leader announces presidential bid

Twelve out of thirteen members of the Central Election Committee voted not to admit Navalny for the election in March 2018. In a tent erected in a snow-covered forest in west Moscow Mr Navalny told more tha...More..

North Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as an 'act of war'
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

North Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as an 'act of war'

The US-drafted resolution seeks to limit North Korea's access to petroleum products and industrial equipment. The resolution also requires countries to stop ships from illegally providing oil to North Korea t...More..

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Mumbai Reception: All You Need To Know
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Mumbai Reception: All You Need To Know

Virushka's Mumbai reception is happening on Tuesday evening at St Regis Hotel in Lower Parel. The newlywed couple will travel to South Africa where Virat will start prepping for the upcoming series and Anus...More..

After visiting Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan, family meets Sushma Swaraj
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

After visiting Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan, family meets Sushma Swaraj

A day after they met Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan, the Indian national's family members met Union minister Sushma Swaraj at her residence, before leaving for the external affairs ministry (MEA), likely f...More..