GOP's Hatch says he will retire from US Senate after 40 years

Many conservatives applauded Hatch's record over his seven terms in the Senate, but at 83 years old, it is probably time for Hatch to enjoy retirement. Should they decide to run, their presence might be a welcome bit of nostalgia to GOP voters tired ... More..

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Russia Boosts 2017 Crude Oil Production To 30-Year High
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Russia Boosts 2017 Crude Oil Production To 30-Year High

The spread between US crude and Brent hit the narrowest in almost two weeks. Ongoing protests in Iran have led to a hardening of crude prices to levels last seen in mid-2015. commercial Crude Oil storage leve...More..

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools on 2-hour delay Tuesday
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools on 2-hour delay Tuesday

The remaining buses were taken out of service for repairs. "Yesterday in the afternoon they called and said there would be a two-hour delay because it's wicked cold out and it's unsafe and icy", said Niki Nik...More..

Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey

Late last month, Trump dubbed him "leakin' James Comey" in a tweet , an allusion to Comey providing notes he took surrounding a conversation with Trump to an associate with the goal of him providing it to the ...More..

LAPD: Arrest made in connection with swatting case that killed Wichita man
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

LAPD: Arrest made in connection with swatting case that killed Wichita man

That man, identified by his Twitter handle as " SWAuTistic ", went on to explain how he ended up placing a call Thursday night to Wichita police. 'That was the information we were working off of, ' Deputy...More..

Netanyahu sees Israelis, Iranians friendship after fall of current govt in Tehran
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Netanyahu sees Israelis, Iranians friendship after fall of current govt in Tehran

State TV said armed demonstrators had tried and failed to seize police and military bases. The SNSC secretary, however, made it clear that Tehran is not bothered by the recent wave of protests and that thin...More..

South Korea offers to talk with North ahead of Olympics
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

South Korea offers to talk with North ahead of Olympics

The demonstrations are completely spontaneous. The demonstrations in Iran, which have erupted against a backdrop of rising food and gasoline prices, began Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad before s...More..

Another blaze hits NY flats
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Another blaze hits NY flats

More than 20 people were injured Tuesday morning when a seven-alarm fire struck an apartment building in the Bronx, a Fire Department of NY spokesman said. It was also reported that at least 150 firefighters we...More..

Anti-triple talaq bill in RS tomorrow
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Anti-triple talaq bill in RS tomorrow

This bill also gives power to the victim to approach a magistrate seeking "subsistence allowance" for herself and minor children in the case of instant triple talaq or talaq-e- biddat.A victim can also seek t...More..

Mega Millions jackpot at $361 million for Tuesday drawing
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot at $361 million for Tuesday drawing

Math still suggests buying a lottery ticket is a losing bet . There was no victor for Saturday's $384 million Powerball jackpot, and now the prize has risen to a whopping $440 million. Tickets cost $2 each, a...More..

Dalits protest in Mumbai after Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary clashes in Pune
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Dalits protest in Mumbai after Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary clashes in Pune

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a judicial inquiry into the incident on Tuesday. Reports quoting eyewitnesses said the commotion commenced at Chembur naka. However, some right-wing g...More..

Trump says China 'Caught RED HANDED' allowing oil into North Korea
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Trump says China 'Caught RED HANDED' allowing oil into North Korea

Asked at a regular briefing whether Chinese ships were illegally providing oil to North Korean ships, Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang reiterated that China, including the military, strictly enfo...More..

Add wind and 'feels like' drops to minus-1
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Add wind and 'feels like' drops to minus-1

High temperatures on Monday will likely only reach into the upper 30s to lower 40s, and the wind will make it feel even colder . Other areas in the Carolinas might see snow this week. At midnight, and the st...More..

Netanyahu: IDF has hit 40 Hamas targets in recent weeks
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Netanyahu: IDF has hit 40 Hamas targets in recent weeks

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that Avigdor Lieberman claimed Iran gave the missiles to the "Salafist terror groups", who adhere to an ultra-conservative interpretation of Islam, in Gaza. Israeli of...More..

New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban

A group of New Year's celebrants in New Zealand employed some creative thinking - and a little heavy lifting - to evade a drinking ban on public holidays. "It's a positive community". Police can also search veh...More..

Weather warning: Storm Eleanor expected to wreak havoc
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Weather warning: Storm Eleanor expected to wreak havoc

Some damage and coastal flooding possible. Lowest temperatures 3 to 7 C. Storm Eleanor is set to sweep across much of the United Kingdom tomorrow and a yellow weather warning has been put in place for stron...More..

Israeli intel minister wishes Iranian rioters 'success' as violent unrest grips country
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Israeli intel minister wishes Iranian rioters 'success' as violent unrest grips country

The protests began as demonstrations against economic conditions in second city Mashhad on Thursday but quickly turned against the Islamic regime as a whole, with thousands marching in towns across Iran to ch...More..

Assam lists 19 million citizens in first draft National Register of Citizens
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Assam lists 19 million citizens in first draft National Register of Citizens

Asked about the possible timeframe for the next draft, the RGI said it will be decided as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court - under whose monitoring the document is being prepared - in its next hearing ...More..

Palestine Recalls Ambassador to Pakistan for Sharing Stage With Hafiz Saeed
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Palestine Recalls Ambassador to Pakistan for Sharing Stage With Hafiz Saeed

Difah-e-Pakistan Council is an association of religious and extremist groups in Pakistan headed by Hafiz Saeed. While also acknowledging New Delhi's unconditional support to Palestine's cause, Haija said th...More..

Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan from Saudi
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan from Saudi

The chief minister had landed in Lahore after a six-day visit to Saudi Arabia where he met with Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Muhammad. Rana Sanaullah mentioned that it is premature to talk about the Saudi ...More..

Amber Alert for two Texas girls after woman found dead
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Amber Alert for two Texas girls after woman found dead

Bandera-Magret is a 7-year-old white female, approximately 4 feet, 5 inches tall and 75 pounds with very curly brown hair. A photo released by police of Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Magret and Lilianais Vi...More..

Rose Bowl overtime makes history with Georgia besting Oklahoma, 54-48
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Rose Bowl overtime makes history with Georgia besting Oklahoma, 54-48

A close, moderately high-scoring game into the fourth quarter, when Georgia pulls away on the strength of its lines and running backs. Oklahoma attempted only that single shovel pass during its first overtime...More..

Wind Chills Drop Below Zero Again
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Wind Chills Drop Below Zero Again

Cloudy, dreary and damp conditions will stay with us overnight and into New Year's Day . The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect across in on New Year's Eve. Some areas could see a...More..

PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec

On the price front, input cost inflation accelerated to the strongest since April and was marked overall. The survey's authors said a number of respondents signalled that they were receiving higher new orde...More..

Doctor's strike observes today against National Commission Bill
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Doctor's strike observes today against National Commission Bill

The Bill is aimed at bringing reforms in the medical education sector which has been under scrutiny for corruption and unethical practices, a senior health ministry official said. He said the IMA has made a dec...More..

Death toll from Iran's anti-govt protests rises to 15
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Death toll from Iran's anti-govt protests rises to 15

An 11-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were killed in the town of Khomeinishahr, while a member of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard was killed in the town of Najafabad. A key difference from the last m...More..

'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

'US Mainland in Our Nuclear Strike Range' - Kim Jong

Kim also said that North Korea was "a responsible nuclear nation that loves peace", adding that "we do not intend to use nuclear powers" unless there is aggression directed toward the country. Mullen's warn...More..

Trump is second most admired man next to Barack Obama: Gallup poll
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Trump is second most admired man next to Barack Obama: Gallup poll

Netanyahu was ninth overall on the list of most admired men by Americans, with about 1 percent of respondents naming him. US President Donald Trump is the second most admired man in America, according to ...More..

Alabama family seeking answers after teen allegedly beat by police
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Alabama family seeking answers after teen allegedly beat by police

A rally is being held December 30 in Troy at 11 a.m.by Wilkerson's family across from the Troy Police station. The case is still under investigation. Troy Police Chief Randall Barr handed the investigation ov...More..

Four Britons feared dead in Sydney plane crash
by | Monday, January 01, 2018

Four Britons feared dead in Sydney plane crash

The father was CEO of food service Compass Group. The seaplane moments before it crashes. New South Wales Police Force and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) are investigating the cause of th...More..