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Several flights canceled ahead of expected winter storm on the East Coast

Several flights canceled ahead of expected winter storm on the East Coast Airlines have cancelled thousands of flights as an intense winter storm swept along the East Coast Thursday. With a major winter storm dumping snow all the way from North Carolina to New England on Thursday, airlines have canceled thousands of flights, and the impact has been felt across the country. [Full Article...]

Egypt balloon crash at popular Luxor resort kills tourist

Egypt balloon crash at popular Luxor resort kills tourist The Egyptian Aviation Authority confirmed 19 people were injured in the crash, which took place at about 7:30 a.m. local time. There were reports that up to 12 people were injured. Officials said the pilot lost control after strong winds forced the balloon off course around 45 minutes into the flight. New Zealanders are understood to have been involved in a fatal hot air balloon crash in Egypt... [Full Article...]

Passengers on this flight got to experience the New Year-moment twice

Passengers on this flight got to experience the New Year-moment twice Interestingly, it arrived in Honolulu at 10:16 am on December 31. As a result, the plane departed Auckland at 12:05 a.m. on January 1 and landed at 10:16 a.m. An unexpected delay has caused an worldwide flight to depart in 2018 and arrive at its destination in 2017 - and it has left many people scratching their heads. [Full Article...]

Powerball, Mega Millions to start 2018 with hefty jackpots

Powerball, Mega Millions to start 2018 with hefty jackpots The jackpot was initially estimated at $384 million (or a $242.9 million cash value), the fourth time this year the prize value hit the $300 million mark. Drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. According to Mega Millions , it would be the eighth-largest jackpot won in the game's history if the winning numbers are drawn. [Full Article...]

Troy mourns loss of homicide victims, following Saturday's arrests

Troy mourns loss of homicide victims, following Saturday's arrests Troy Police told Post-Star newspartners NewsChannel 13 that court appearances were scheduled for the suspects early Saturday. A property manager found 36-year-old Shanta Myers and 22-year-old Brandi Mells ( who were in a relationship ), along with Myers' children, 11-year-old Jeremiah and 5-year-old Shanise, on December 26. [Full Article...]

Some 10 People Killed in Iran Amid Nationwide Protests

Some 10 People Killed in Iran Amid Nationwide Protests One official has confirmed the deaths of two protesters in Dorud in western Iran . Thousands of Iranians hit the streets in northeastern cities on Thursday to protest rising commodity prices and perceived government mismanagement. In his first intervention, President Rouhani warned on Sunday that violence would not be tolerated at the protests. Can protesters drive them out? In this photo tak... [Full Article...]

First baby of 2018 born in Limerick seconds after midnight

First baby of 2018 born in Limerick seconds after midnight As Torontonians gathered at Nathan Phillips Square for the annual New Year's Eve celebrations, steps away at St. Michael's Hospital , baby Shiloh Dlamini was delivered right at the stroke of midnight, as fireworks erupted outside the window. [Full Article...]

Teen allegedly killed family, friend minutes before new year

Teen allegedly killed family, friend minutes before new year Among the deceased are the suspect's father, Steven Kologi , 44; mother Linda Kologi , 42; sister Brittany Kologi , 18; and family acquaintance, Mary Schultz , 70, of Oakhurst Parkway in Ocean Township. Police responded to a report of shots fired at a house in Long Branch, New Jersey, shortly before midnight. Gramiccioni also said the suspect was arrested without incident. [Full Article...]

Palestinian Authority recalls envoy from Pakistan over Jerusalem rally row

Palestinian Authority recalls envoy from Pakistan over Jerusalem rally row The United Nations and the USA both designate Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its affiliates as a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba, which frequently carries out attacks targeting Indian security personnel in the disputed region of Kashmir. In New Delhi , Palestine's envoy Adnan Abu Alhaijaa said that there were some politicians and parliamentarians attending the event. Palestine on Saturday recalled its ambassador... [Full Article...]

We will respond to Trump's tweet

We will respond to Trump's tweet January 2 (ANI): Pakistan has summoned United States ambassador David Hale over President Donald Trump's tweet , in which he has accused Pakistan of lying and cheating in war on terrorism. Pak as anti-terror ally has given free to USA: land & air communication, military bases & intel cooperation that decimated Al-Qaeda over last 16yrs, but they have given us nothing but invective & mistrust. [Full Article...]

Instagram to add 'Recommended' posts to feed

Instagram to add 'Recommended' posts to feed This was an expected change after the social media platform conducted pilot testing a few weeks ago. Recent reports have revealed that Instagram has quietly introduced a new feature in their app, which introduces posts liked by the users' followers in their feed. [Full Article...]

Seoul seizes Panama vessel for alleged North Korea ties

Seoul seizes Panama vessel for alleged North Korea ties Security Council resolutions on North Korea. South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil products to North Korea in violation of global sanctions, a customs official said Sunday. Security Council to deny access to ports worldwide to 10 ships suspected of violating trade sanctions on North Korea. But South Korean officials did not confirm if the Lig... [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory this afternoon

Winter Weather Advisory this afternoon Snow showers have moved into our western/ southwestern counties this midday. Areas of blowing and drifting snow could linger on into Tuesday of next week, even after the snowfall ends. However, like Wednesday , the Doppler radar shows the snow has overshot Billings and is forecast to roll back west again and encompass us later Thursday evening. [Full Article...]

NY fire caused by child playing with stove

NY fire caused by child playing with stove Four of the victims were children, including one- and two-year-old toddlers. "I heard that he was trying to help people out". He said the baby's mother wasn't home because she was working. A fire in a home in another part of the Bronx killed 10 people, including nine children, in 2007. "From what we know right now, there was not a problem with the building", de Blasio said. [Full Article...]

12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments

12 fire engines tackling blaze in Joiner Street apartments Images on social media showed smoke billowing out of the building at the height of the fire, with firefighters telling people to "keep windows and doors shut if you live nearby". 'There are police and ambulances and fire engines everywhere. Witness Andrew Hirst said crowds could be heard cheering as the blaze was being extinguished. [Full Article...]

St Petersburg supermarket blast suspect arrested

St Petersburg supermarket blast suspect arrested Spokeswoman for the Investigative Committee Svetlana Petrenko said that investigators had begun questioning the suspect. An interior view of a supermarket is seen after an explosion in St Petersburg, Russia , in this photo released by Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committe on December 28, 2017. [Full Article...]

Iranian Official Warns Against New Rallies After Price Protests Turn Political

Iranian Official Warns Against New Rallies After Price Protests Turn Political In step with Mashhad, people protested against high prices and unbearable living conditions in the cities of Neyshabour and Kashmar (also in Razavi Khorassan Province, northeastern Iran), Birjand (in south Khorassan Province, eastern Iran), Shahrud (in the northeastern province of Semnan), Nowshahr (in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran) and Yazd (capital of Yazd Province in central Iran). [Full Article...]

17-year-old left bloodied after encounter with Alabama police

17-year-old left bloodied after encounter with Alabama police It later turned out Wilkerson was unarmed, but police say they recovered a discarded handgun along the teen's path. In the statement , the attorneys said they were retained by Wilkerson's family. Jackson's long post read: "Wilkerson was resisting an illegal arrest which is upheld under Alabama law". In the caption, she stated, " Troy police officers did this to my son while he was in handcuffs... [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill nine in church near Cairo

Security forces have beefed up security around churches ahead of the Coptic celebrations, deploying policemen to guard churches and installing metal detectors at some larger churches. Cairo's security chief and a number of security officials visited the scene of the attack earlier Friday. It also said there was a separate attack on a store in the same neighborhood of Helwan that killed two Copts. [Full Article...]

Kansas law makes some false police calls felony

Kansas law makes some false police calls felony Lisa Finch told the newspaper that her son was murdered by police . One of Finch's cousins also made the claim that Andrew never played video games . Both explanations are bad and hopefully, some justice can be brought to the real innocent man, Andrew Finch . No one else was wounded in the home. [Full Article...]


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