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Pollard pulls out of Windies T20 squad

Their luck looked to have changed when Carlos Brathwaite won the toss for the opening Twenty20 and put New Zealand into bat. The last over of the New Zea...


North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies

However, the panel discovered that the closure decision had actually been made on February 8 under former President Park's "unilateral verbal orders" without un...


Sister of TV actress dies after horror crash

Annabelle's boyfriend, Jordan Brohier, 21, took to Facebook to pay tribute to the much loved childcare worker. Annabelle's sister Jessica Falkholt , 28, who ...


State Department: Open Skies Treaty Measures Against Russia 'Reversible'

Meanwhile, the representative of the US State Department refused give comments on Russia's restrictions, which will be also imposed starting January 1. The Unit...


George Weah wins landmark Liberia presidential poll

The country's electoral commission said the former world player of the year had taken 61.5 per cent of the vote from 98.1 per cent of ballots cast. State radi...


Iranian-backed Syrian militant tours Lebanon border with Israel

The second team would aim to deal with Iran's nuclear goals, while another team would specialize in dealing with the country's missile program. Countering Ira...


The IRS has spoken. Can you deduct your 2018 property tax prepayments?

The flurry of activity by homeowners in the D.C. area and local jurisdictions to facilitate prepayment of 2018 property taxes ahead of a new tax code that goes ...


South Korea Launches Drills on Defense of Islets Disputed by Japan

It marked the second defense drill to protect the Dokdo islets since the Moon Jae-in government was inaugurated in May. A South Korean panel set up to inves...


Tassaduq Mufti inducted in cabinet along with Mir

Abdul Rehman Veeri who was already holding the Revenue and Parliamentary affairs was given additional portfolio of Hajj and Auqaf. He returned to the state's po...


Trump criticises China for allowing oil to N Korea

Pronouncing himself "very disappointed", Trump in effect was acknowledging the failure of his monthslong effort to convince China to clamp down further on energ...


Ice expected tonight during freezing weather

There will also be rain and sleet with splatterings of snow on high ground. The warning is valid from 04:00 on Friday 29th December to 11:00 on Friday 29th De...


Driver suffered medical emergency in Seattle crash

Clements says another patient initially reported as connected to the crash was, in fact, not involved. Around six people were injured after a van lost control...


Timberwolves PG Teague (knee) to miss up to four weeks

Although maintaining that pace without Teague could prove hard, the combination of Tyus Jones and Aaron Brooks will have a chance to step up in his absence ...


Cold Thursday with an even colder weather pattern to follow

Beginning Sunday, temperatures will drop to about 10 to 15 degrees below average with bitterly cold nights. Highs will be in the upper teens and low 20s, but ...


Teen resisted arrest, led to use of physical force

His father says that police told him otherwise. In their statement , police say the teenager "resisted arrest and refused to comply with commands from the ...


Rudolph leads Oklahoma State past Virginia Tech

After an opening drive Cowboys field goal, the Hokies roared down the field and cashed in on a 13-yard Josh Jackson rushing touchdown and a 7-3 Virginia Tech ...


At Least 15 Hurt in New York City Fire, 2 Reported Dead

The NYC Fire Department has reported a massive fire in New York City's Bronx borough, which has already caused fifteen serious injuries. The fire was not ye...


14 dead, mostly women, as building at Kamala Mills catches fire

At least four fire engines and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and trying to douse the fire. Reportedly, some people are still stuck inside. There ...


Shivering US could use some global warming, Trump says in tweet

For Times Square on New Year's Eve, temperatures are forecast to be in the single digits. It's the same sort of "logic" that led Oklahoma Sen. Those states ...


Eight Eastern US States Sue EPA Over Air Pollution

At least one in three New Yorkers breathe air with unhealthy levels of smog pollution, with some statistics say it could be as high as two in three New Yorkers ...


Saudi officials, princes accused of corruption released

Amazon's talks are led by Amazon Web Services (AWS) its cloud computing segment, which would bring stiff competition to a market that now is dominated by Mobily...


Disney World hotels change room-entry protocol to increase security

The guidelines are now in effect in the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Polynesian Village Resort, Contemporary Resort and Bay Lake Tower. Whereas guests previo...


OH workers will get pay boost from 2018 minimum wage increase

The minimum-wage boost has proved largely popular in government polling and with labour advocates, though it is controversial with businesses, who say the incre...


Ben Roethlisberger limited, other stars rested pre-Cleveland Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly planning on sitting Le'Veon Bell for Week 17 against the Browns . The Steelers (12-3) wrapped up the AFC North for...


Prince Harry Reveals How Meghan Markle Enjoyed Christmas with Royal Family

REUTERS/Hannah McKay Meghan Markle and Prince Harry leaves the Christmas Day morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk ...


Border Patrol investigating attack on agent near Brownsville

He did say Border Patrol would provide updates as the investigation continues. Record checks showed the man was arrested and later convicted for Unlawful Sexu...


Plumber offers advice on protecting your pipes in winter

If homeowners would like to save water, a tip given by experts suggest leaving an empty container under the dripping water to save for drinking water or to give...


Gov. Bryant announces opt. in to FirstNet nationwide public safety broadband network

He says cell phone communication was not reliable in that disaster. New York's participation in the network will help state and local agencies. MS created a...


Bitterly cold temperatures, unsafe wind chills take hold of region

The next seven days look arctic and bitterly cold for Eastern Kentucky. While models are starting to agree with one another on snow this weekend (trending tow...


Gunman detained after fatal Moscow candy factory shooting

Contacted by radio station Business FM by phone, Averyanov claimed the factory had been taken from him via an illegal takeover, and the affair covered up by l...