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Freezing temps forecast for new year

Freezing temps forecast for new year

The Stokes County, Surry County, Mount Airy and Elkin school systems will operate on a two-hour delay today because of the wind chill. Low temperatures each night will drop below zero - minus-5 degree...

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Former Ukip councillor charged with murder of wife in Stowmarket

Former Ukip councillor charged with murder of wife in Stowmarket

Stephen Searle, 64, who stood for the pro-Brexit party in the General Election, is due to appear in court today over the death of 62-year-old Anne Searle. Mr Searles was elected to Suffolk County Coun...

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Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country

At least 9 people were killed overnight as protests across Iran entered a sixth day, AP reported citing Iranian state television. The overall death toll after six days of unrest has reached 20 p...

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Iran detains organizers of violent protests

Iran detains organizers of violent protests

They seek the basic liberties that have been denied to them for decades. A state television report on Saturday quoted Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, as saying that "Iranian peopl...

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North Korean leader begins new year with threats against US

North Korean leader begins new year with threats against US

He added that North Korean representatives should start talks with their South Korean counterparts "as soon as possible" to discuss sending a delegation to the 2018 Winter Games. In the address, Kim c...

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Bill in Rajya Sabha today, BJP issues whip to MPs

Bill in Rajya Sabha today, BJP issues whip to MPs

A landmark bill that makes instant " triple talaq " a criminal offence, cleared by the Lok Sabha, is scheduled to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The bill criminalises instant triple talaq am...

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6 killed after seaplane crashes into river in Australia

6 killed after seaplane crashes into river in Australia

Richard Cousins , 58, chief of the British-based catering and food services giant, died alongside Emma Bowden , 48, Heather Bowden , 11, Edward Cousins , 23, and William Cousins , 25, ac...

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Virginia man charged with obstructing terrorism investigation

Virginia man charged with obstructing terrorism investigation

According to court documents, a relative told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that Duncan "converted to Islam, may have been radicalized, and voiced his approval of westerners being beheaded in th...

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President Trump Plays Golf With Members of the United States Coast Guard

President Trump Plays Golf With Members of the United States Coast Guard

His golf partners have included his son, Eric, and several professional golfers including Jim Herman, Daniel Berger, Justin Thomas and Bryson DeChambeau. "Oil is going into North Korea". "If they don'...

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Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

Amanda Geisler, 33, from Thorp, Wis., died in a New Year's Eve plane crash in Costa Rica . Another resident, Efrain Rojas, told the newspaper La Nacion that the plane was "too low" after take-off. ...

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Truck hits 2 pedestrians in San Francisco

Truck hits 2 pedestrians in San Francisco

However, San Francisco police Officer Grace Gatpandan told the Mercury News , a bay area newspaper, that there are no indications that the incident was a terrorist attack. A family of five in the v...

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Two key figures involved in North Korea missile program sanctioned by US

Two key figures involved in North Korea missile program sanctioned by US

In March 2003, China suspended oil supplies to North Korea for three days after Pyongyang fired a missile into waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Those sanctions sought to further limit ...

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Status Orange warning issued ahead of Storm Eleanor

Status Orange warning issued ahead of Storm Eleanor

The Met Office said: "A deepening area of low pressure is expected to track north eastwards across the northern half of the UK". Coastal roads and properties along Britain's western and southern c...

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Netanyahu ridicules idea Israel behind Iran protests, chides Europe for silence

Netanyahu ridicules idea Israel behind Iran protests, chides Europe for silence

At least 12 people have died in protests across Iran in the biggest challenge to the authority of the regime since mass post-election demonstrations in 2009. The regime is terrified of them, of thei...

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South Korea Holds Hong Kong Ship over North Korean Oil

South Korea Holds Hong Kong Ship over North Korean Oil

Officials revealed that they had impounded the 11,253-ton Hong Kong tanker, the Lighthouse Winmore , and questioned its crew. After the images emerged, US President Donald Trump lashed out at Bei...

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Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

He said that both Koreas should seek to resolve problems among themselves rather than seek help from outside of the region. SEOUL , Korea, Republic Of - South Korean authorities have seized a Panam...

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Revellers create man-made sand sanctuary to avoid New Year's alcohol ban

Revellers create man-made sand sanctuary to avoid New Year's alcohol ban

It meant no alcohol in public places, including beaches. After they were done, the publication reports that they installed a "wooden picnic table and chilly bin", which is obviously some cute-as Kiw...

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Lisa Bloom: Trolling for Trump sexual harassment accusers fails

Lisa Bloom: Trolling for Trump sexual harassment accusers fails

Multiple donors who funded lawsuits against the president in hopes of holding him accountable for his alleged misdeeds were identified. The Times reports that a group founded by David Brock secr...

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Kim Jong Un offers rare olive branch to South Korea

Kim Jong Un offers rare olive branch to South Korea

USA -based experts saw Kim's speech as a clear attempt to divide South Korea from its main ally, the United States , which has led an worldwide campaign to pressure North Korea to give up weapons pro...

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Russian Federation probe makes U.S. 'look very bad'

Russian Federation probe makes U.S. 'look very bad'

Speaking with a Times reporter in a spur-of-the-moment, half-hour interview at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, with no aides present, Trump said he thinks Mueller is "going to be fair...

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Iranian protests continue; 2 killed

Those foreign interventions are also fueling anger in the Islamic Republic because Iranians want their leaders to create jobs instead of engaging in costly proxy wars. Rouhani's remarks came after the...

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Mike Pence's visit to Israel postponed indefinitely

Mike Pence's visit to Israel postponed indefinitely

The trip was originally rescheduled last month for mid-January due to the Senate tax reform vote. Later Monday, Pence's deputy chief of staff, Jarrod Agen, said the visit was still on. US Vice Presi...

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Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities

Pakistan plans to take over Hafiz Saeed's charities

However, Saeed was released in November after the Lahore High Court refused to extend the period of his confinement. Dozens of cheering supporters greeted Saeed as he exited the court. It has been d...

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Wind Chill Values in the Single Digits New Year's Day

Wind Chill Values in the Single Digits New Year's Day

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and very cold. Of course, mornings get a brutally cold start too. High temperatures may be back to around 20 degrees by next Saturday , and soar to near 30 degrees by next Sun...

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Palestine recalls its envoy in USA

Following Trump's decision, the Palestinian leadership has said they will "no longer accept" any peace plan put forward by the United States. Trump's move sparked deadly protests in the occupied ...

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Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory issued

Hard Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory issued

A Wind Chill Advisory will go into effect starting as early as 10:00pm tonight for counties in north Georgia and north Alab:00ama through 11:00am Monday. The weather service said it only issues fros...

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Plane Crash In Costa Rica Kills 10 Americans, 2 Locals

Plane Crash In Costa Rica Kills 10 Americans, 2 Locals

Authorities said although they have the names of the passengers form flight manifest, they are waiting to officially confirm the identities of the victims, The Associated Press reported. He identifi...

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Amber Alert issued for two Round Rock girls

Amber Alert issued for two Round Rock girls

Terry Miles is wanted in connection to the disappearance of Lilianais Griffith (top right) and Luluvioletta Bandera-magret. Her identity is now unclear. "Miles is described as a white male, 6'2", 200l...

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After joining BJP, Ishrat Jahan bats for women's right

After joining BJP, Ishrat Jahan bats for women's right

Ishrat Jahan , one of the petitioners in the triple talaq case, has joined the BJP. Reports said she joined the party at their Howrah office on Saturday. The bill was already passed by the Lok Sabh...

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Whirlpool Corp (Whr) (WHR) Position Has Increased by Greenhaven Associates Inc

Trinity Street Asset Management Llp who had been investing in Whirlpool Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.12 billion market cap company. 5 were accumulated by Cwm Lc. Prudent...

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Palestinian teen indicted for slapping IDF soldiers in incident caught on video

Palestinian teen indicted for slapping IDF soldiers in incident caught on video

Israeli authorities are seeking 12 charges against a Palestinian teenager arrested after a video of her slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers in the West Bank went viral, her lawyer said Monday....

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Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM

Treat applications of women going alone on Haj as special: PM

The application of each Muslim woman willing to embark on the annual Haj pilgrimage without a "mahram" (male companion) will be processed as a special case. "And I'm glad that our government paid he...

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Four shot dead in USA; 16-year-old arrested

Four shot dead in USA; 16-year-old arrested

Officers from Long Branch police and the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office responded to a call shortly before midnight and discovered the victims, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said in a ...

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California rings in the new year with broad legalization of marijuana

California rings in the new year with broad legalization of marijuana

A law allowing the state's first legal retail pot sales went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday. With the legalisation of recreational marijuana the market is expected to increase to $US3.7 billion th...

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Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

The hardline Fars news agency tweeted that "opportunists" were trying to raise unrest in front of the university. "There are many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with the reg...

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Antonio Guterres calls for global unity in 2018

Antonio Guterres calls for global unity in 2018

He also said nationalism and xenophobia are on the rise. Hours after Guterres' message , North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued his own New Year's Day speech, in which he spoke of a "nuclear butto...

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First baby born in San Antonio in 2018 arrives at Northeast Baptist

First baby born in San Antonio in 2018 arrives at Northeast Baptist

Ireland's first baby of 2018 was born in Limerick . Lily Siobhan Duggan was the first baby to be born on Christmas Day, weighing at 6lbs 3oz, at 12.27am. The National Maternity Hospital at Holles S...

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Ex-GOP lawmaker: GOP has Trump's blessing to attack Mueller

Ex-GOP lawmaker: GOP has Trump's blessing to attack Mueller

There are plenty of indications that Trump's fan base is abandoning him, probably a result of him being under investigation. A departure from some Republicans in recent weeks, who have questioned th...

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Trump tweets new support for Iranian protesters

Trump tweets new support for Iranian protesters

The tweet has since been deleted, however. Mass demonstrations - referred to as the Green Movement - were held by millions of opposition supporters against the disputed election victory of incumbent...

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Deadly clashes in Iran as protesters 'attack police stations and military bases'

Deadly clashes in Iran as protesters 'attack police stations and military bases'

Iran's deputy speaker of the parliament on Sunday said the Interior Ministry should accept public demands instead of "raising difficulties" in the wake of anti-government protests across the country...

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