Met √Čireann issue snow and ice warning for Louth

Motorists are being asked to look out for patchy accumulations of snow later today. Another snow-ice warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal has kicked in at 3pm with frost and ice expected. The Met office said: "A band of rain, heavy at ... More..

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Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq bill by voice vote
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq bill by voice vote

Unless the BJP pulls out an ace from its sleeves, the Congress would possibly succeed in amending the bill. "But the bill has been brought in without consulting stakeholders", she said. Prasad clarified that th...More..

Sen. Al Franken thanks supporters at Minneapolis appearance
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Sen. Al Franken thanks supporters at Minneapolis appearance

Franken says he may be leaving office, but he's not giving up his voice. "One of the hardest things about leaving this job will be not getting to work alongside you every day, but I can not wait to see what y...More..

'Absurd to suggest mystery chip planted in Kulbhushan wife's shoes': Sushma Swaraj
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

'Absurd to suggest mystery chip planted in Kulbhushan wife's shoes': Sushma Swaraj

The criticism is expected to exacerbate tensions between the longtime rivals who have fought three wars since gaining independence from Britain in 1947 and regularly exchange fire along their disputed territory...More..

Trump says US Postal Service should charge 'much more'
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Trump says US Postal Service should charge 'much more'

The Post is owned by Bezos personally, not by Amazon . In tweets over the past year, Trump has said the " Amazon Washington Post " fabricated stories. "The growth in our Shipping and Packages business prov...More..

South Korea seizes vessel, claims it transferred oil to North Korea
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

South Korea seizes vessel, claims it transferred oil to North Korea

The Chinese Foreign Ministry denied the allegations on Friday. The investigation by the panel reversed the contention by the previous South Korean government that most of the cash that flowed into the jointly...More..

Disney resorts remove Do Not Disturb signs on guest rooms
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Disney resorts remove Do Not Disturb signs on guest rooms

The new signs will allow staff members to enter a room at any time, and many believe it's a direct response to the slew of mass shootings this year. The tighter security measures comes after an October 1 shoo...More..

Several Injured in Shooting at Long Beach Business
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Several Injured in Shooting at Long Beach Business

Police said there were multiple victims at the scene but nothing about the number or their conditions. Check back for updates on this developing story . Police say they received reports of a shooter at 2:25 ...More..

WEATHER: Thursday, Dec. 28 - Cold, wind chill
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

WEATHER: Thursday, Dec. 28 - Cold, wind chill

While our New Year's Eve will be partly to mostly sunny and dry, it will be oh so cold! Clouds are expected to increase Sunday with temperatures starting to drop again as colder air begins to move into the ...More..

Nigeria president congratulates Weah on election
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Nigeria president congratulates Weah on election

President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended a congratulatory message to football legend and leader of opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Senator George Manneh Weah following his e...More..

Rewards Offered, Troy Police Seek Public Help To Solve Quadruple Homicide
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Rewards Offered, Troy Police Seek Public Help To Solve Quadruple Homicide

Relatives of the family of four found slain in upstate NY are begging the public to come forward with information that may lead investigators to the suspects behind their savage murder, reports said. They were ...More..

Mega Millions, Powerball both top $300M as 2017 nears end
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Mega Millions, Powerball both top $300M as 2017 nears end

The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since October 17 and has rolled 21 times. Multiply those two enormous number together and you get the odds of collecting both prizes if you buy a $2 ticket to each: 88,412,...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

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

Donald Trump has caused anger after claiming the east coast of the U.S. could use a bit of global warming because of its current cold spell. In 2015, Trump said cold weather in Manhattan meant NY "could use ...More..

100-Year-Old Bronx Apartment Catches Fire, Blaze Kills 12
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

100-Year-Old Bronx Apartment Catches Fire, Blaze Kills 12

Eight-month-old Amora Serenity Vidal and her grandmother, Maria Batiz, 56, have also been identified as victims in the fire. Authorities said firefighters rescued 12 people from the building. The NFPA says th...More..

Turkey signs deal to buy missiles from Russian Federation
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Turkey signs deal to buy missiles from Russian Federation

Turkey's move to acquire the S-400s also is regarded in some Western capitals as a snub to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation amid tensions with Russian Federation over its role in the wars in Syria and eastern...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Gunmen kill nine in church near Cairo

The Health Ministry said nine people had been killed yesterday in addition to the gunman, and five were wounded, including two women in serious condition. Egyptian policemen inspect the church attack site in Ca...More..

Israel targets 'Hamas posts' after rockets fired from Gaza Strip
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Israel targets 'Hamas posts' after rockets fired from Gaza Strip

Rocket fire from Gaza had been on the rise following US President Donald Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, although the last two weeks have seen quiet return to the area. Pre...More..

Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion

Because he had come back after a defeat against Bu Xiangzhi. My last two rapid tournaments have been nothing short of disasters. To add to that, Anand wasn't in the best frame of mind before entering this tourn...More..

Court rules against bakers who refused to make gay wedding cake
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Court rules against bakers who refused to make gay wedding cake

Melissa and Aaron Klein have been ordered to pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple the bakers declined to make a cake for. A broad religious exemption to this law would permit any business to deny service to anyone...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Iran arrests demonstrators in 2nd day of anti-regime protests

Anti-government demonstrations in Iran is growing on its second day. The semi-official ILNA news agency and social media reported demonstrations in other cities in Razavi Khorasan Province, including Neyshabo...More..

Cong MLA slaps constable, gets back slap
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Cong MLA slaps constable, gets back slap

She said: "I was pushed, manhandled, threatened with dire consequences". No one has a right to raise the hand against someone, at least not the Congress culture. However, the constable has filed a complaint a...More..

Martinsville to collect Christmas trees through January 11
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Martinsville to collect Christmas trees through January 11

In Fairfax County, Christmas trees will be collected from January 1 to January 12. If you are a Springdale resident interested in having the city pick up your tree before the deadline, you can call the publ...More..

Tips To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing, Bursting
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Tips To Keep Your Pipes From Freezing, Bursting

One simple action can help you save thousands from a potential pipe burst during freezing weather. Water services are freezing between the water main in the street and a customer's home/business due to the dept...More..

South Korea's Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Influences Drop in Bitcoin Price
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

South Korea's Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Influences Drop in Bitcoin Price

Part of the trading in South Korea is carried out anonymously and this might be banned if we are to believe new reports in worldwide media. Under the measure, only real-name bank accounts and matching accou...More..

Soccer star Weah poised to win Liberia's presidency
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Soccer star Weah poised to win Liberia's presidency

The nation has been dogged by civil war and heavy-handed rule throughout its history. Legal challenges delayed the vote to replace Ms Sirleaf, and turnout was low. He won 38.4% of votes in the first round on ...More..

Two children among 4 bodies found in upstate NY basement
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Two children among 4 bodies found in upstate NY basement

Jin Feng Chen, 39, his wife Hai Yan Li, 38, and their sons Anthony, 10, and Eddy, 7, were repeatedly stabbed and bludgeoned with something similar to a hammer during the early hours of October 8, 2014. State po...More..

Wisconsin hairstylist faces charges after snipping hard customer's ear
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Wisconsin hairstylist faces charges after snipping hard customer's ear

It all started when a customer went to get a haircut. Police spokesperson Joel DeSpain told the Wisconsin State Journal the suspect used the shortest clipper attachment to cut a strip down the customer's he...More..

As US Abandons Peace Plan, Abbas to Declare 'Palestinian State Under Occupation'
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

As US Abandons Peace Plan, Abbas to Declare 'Palestinian State Under Occupation'

Atallah Hanna, the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem, said: "We Palestinians, Christians and Muslims reject the USA recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ". Guatemala's decisio...More..

USGS: Pair of Quakes Rattled Central California
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

USGS: Pair of Quakes Rattled Central California

The natural disaster was the second to strike California on Tuesday, as about three hours prior, a 3.1 magnitude quake hit Santa Clara County. The larger tremor was felt as far south as Santa Cruz and Soquel....More..

by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Children's insurance gets some funds; future still in doubt

The program in Alabama funded by CHIP is known as ALL Kids, which has existed in the state since 1998. When the program started about 20 percent of children in Alabama lacked health insurance. However as Congre...More..