George Weah wins Liberia presidential election

Weah will succeed Africa's first female President, economist and Nobel Peace Prize victor Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Mr Weah supporters paraded through the streets of the capital Monrovia and honked vehicle horns to celebrate the news. This is the seco... More..

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Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4am Saturday, hazardous travel conditions
by | Sunday, December 31, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4am Saturday, hazardous travel conditions

A wide band of accumulating snow is forecast to spread into the Chicago area from the west - reaching westernmost portions of the area late morning, eventually covering the remainder of the area into northwest ...More..

Mother: Alabama Police Beat Black 17-Year-Old Son
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Mother: Alabama Police Beat Black 17-Year-Old Son

The chief of Troy's police department asked for an independent investigation. "City of Troy Police Chief Randall Barr requested the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) conduct an independent investigati...More..

BJP was in hurry to pass Triple Talaq Bill: Kharge
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

BJP was in hurry to pass Triple Talaq Bill: Kharge

Sources in the government earlier said Mr Prasad was in touch with leaders of the TMC, the BJD and some other parties to seek their help for the passage of the bill. According to it, giving instant talaq would ...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

American Airlines Apologizes for Kicking Basketball Players Off Christmas Eve Flight

Airline spokesman Joshua Freed said Tuesday that Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell - who both play for the National Basketball Association G League's Memphis Hustle - boarded Flight 3756, operated by Env...More..

Family of four bound and brutally murdered on Christmas named
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Family of four bound and brutally murdered on Christmas named

Troy police on Thursday identified the victims as 36-year-old Shanta Myers; her children, 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers and 5-year-old Shanise Myers; and 22-year-old Brandi Mells . Jeremiah, also known as...More..

Trump Ironizes Global Warming in Anticipation of the Coldest Day Ever Recorded
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Trump Ironizes Global Warming in Anticipation of the Coldest Day Ever Recorded

Trump's missive quickly drew Twitter eye-rolls from many users exasperated that the Republican US president could use cold weather to mock the science behind climate change . This year's devastating hu...More..

Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Iranian VP accuses opponents of planning anti-Rouhani protests

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency quoted Mohammad Rahim Norouzian, the Mashhad governor, as saying there was an illegal "No To High Prices" gathering in the city. "They think by doing this they harm the gover...More..

Trump tells NYT he thinks Mueller will 'be fair'
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Trump tells NYT he thinks Mueller will 'be fair'

When pressed on the issue, Trump replied, "It doesn't bother because I hope that he's going to be fair". In a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times touching on everything from North Korea to Roy Mo...More..

by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb - ministry

Previous bombing attacks targeting Coptic churches in Egypt have killed dozens of people. One attacker carrying explosives was reportedly shot and killed by security forces and another was arrested. A video c...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

Pictures posted on Twitter by the fire department showed two fire trucks with aerial ladders extended to the upper floors of a brick building bathed in flood lights, and firefighters on the fire escape outside ...More..

Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council

They had been invited to reapply Tuesday. Six members of the council resigned in June due to " a president who simply does not care ", according to one member in a Newsweek op-ed entitled "Trump doesn't c...More..

Minnesota Twins Star Accused of Sexual Assault Against Photographer
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Minnesota Twins Star Accused of Sexual Assault Against Photographer

The incident with Sano happened during an autograph signing at FanHQ in 2015. Bissen claimed Sano grabbed her wrist and forced her to accompany him to a nearby store afterwards, where he tried to kiss her an...More..

Former 'Dr. Phil' Guests Say They Were Given Drugs, Alcohol by Producers
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Former 'Dr. Phil' Guests Say They Were Given Drugs, Alcohol by Producers

Herzog was struggling with alcoholism and appeared on the show to get some help. Herzog, who was previously a victor on the reality show Survivor , also alleges that he was given Xanax. Last year, former segme...More..

Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Oil near 2015 highs on strong China data

Refiners have profited in recent months as the spread widened between U.S. crude and Brent futures prices. The gains indicate that the global glut that has dogged the market since 2014 is shrinking. The US En...More..

Suspect drives off pier while running from police
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Suspect drives off pier while running from police

He took off as they approached his truck to make the arrest, starting a short pursuit. He quickly turned around and swam back toward the pier. Erofeeff reportedly tried to swim a few hundred feet before chang...More..

Putin Declares St. Petersburg Blast Terrorism
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Putin Declares St. Petersburg Blast Terrorism

Earlier this month, Putin thanked President Trump for a Central Intelligence Agency tip that thwarted several terror attacks in his hometown of St. Petersburg. Eight of the injured remained hospitalized. Puti...More..

Following Trump, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Following Trump, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Trump announced earlier this month that the US would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and begin the process of moving the USA embassy there. "Guatemala is historically pro-Israeli", he told a news...More..

Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Rattles San Jose
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Rattles San Jose

This is the second in the last 10 days, in the past 30 days nine quakes have been reported and in the last 365 days, 419 of magnitude 3.0 or greater occurred nearby. Local man Dave Freund of Los Gatos felt "a q...More..

Alabama calls off freeze to children's health insurance
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Alabama calls off freeze to children's health insurance

It provides insurance coverage for 84,000 children up to age 19. The department says since the families using CHIP are not eligible for Medicaid there is no ready replacement for them. Before Congress decided...More..