• Lions break out Rockettes celebration vs. Bears
Lions break out Rockettes celebration vs. Bears

Watch Tate demolish the poor ankles of this defender en route to a big gain. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford looks downfield during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears , Saturday, Dec. Three plays later, Stafford hit Jones for Detroit's first touchdown of the game and for just a moment, the Ford Fiel...

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  • Defense Dept. spent $22 million/year on UFO research
Defense Dept. spent $22 million/year on UFO research

Bigelow, a devout believer that aliens have visited Earth, is now working with NASA on producing space modules for human use. "I'm not embarrassed or ashamed or sorry I got this thing going", the Times quoted Reid as saying. "It was determined that were other, higher priority issues that merited funding, and it was best interest of the DoD to...

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  • Up to Four Inches of Snow Friday Night
Up to Four Inches of Snow Friday Night

Snow will blanket New York City and Long Island Friday with a rush-hour storm amid below-freezing temperatures, sparking warnings of a treacherous evening commute and marking the third time in less than a week that the tri-state has had an accumulating snow storm.

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  • Louisiana boy, 16, explodes with joy at Harvard admission
Louisiana boy, 16, explodes with joy at Harvard admission

Ayton is seen nervously checking his application status online, before jumping for joy when he discovers he has been accepted into the Ivy League institution. My oldest son got into Stanford on Friday and we have been waiting for a response from Harvard, and I just can't believe it. "I honestly don't know when the excitement will die down at this p...

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  • US Federal Reserve increases interest rates for third time in 2017
US Federal Reserve increases interest rates for third time in 2017

At his Senate confirmation hearing last month, Powell impressed his listeners as an evenhanded moderate who favored the kind of incremental stance toward rate hikes that both Yellen and her predecessor, Ben Bernanke, embraced. The brightening worldwide picture is encouraging more hiring in the United States, even among manufacturers, which have bee...

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  • Zarif likens Haley's 'alternative evidence' to that presented by Powell in 2003
Zarif likens Haley's 'alternative evidence' to that presented by Powell in 2003

USA officials have long accused Iran of supporting Houthi rebels in Yemen, which has been embroiled in civil war since 2015. Haley said the weapons were found by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. "It's hard to find a conflict or a terrorist group in the Middle East that does not have Iran's fingerprints all over it". "While Iran has no...

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  • Triple talaq worse than murder: BJP minister Giriraj Singh
Triple talaq worse than murder: BJP minister Giriraj Singh

The draft law was prepared by an inter-ministerial group led by home minister Rajnath Singh , which includes members like external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, finance minister Arun Jaitley, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and his junior in the ministry P P Chaudhary.

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  • NY bombing suspect Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook
NY bombing suspect Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook

Three people were injured after the attacker's pipe bomb partially exploded in a subway passage near Times Square on December 11. After the bombing, the MTA subway agency ordered trains to skip the 42nd Street-Port Authority station as the police continued their investigation.

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  • Kentucky lawmaker kills himself amid sexual misconduct investigation
Kentucky lawmaker kills himself amid sexual misconduct investigation

David Adams, a political operative who worked with Dan Johnson, said Rebecca Johnson was unavailable for a phone interview because she was at a funeral home. A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has died of an apparent suicide . A 40 caliber pistol was found near his body.

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  • Modi hopes for fruitful winter session
Modi hopes for fruitful winter session

The exit polls and likely victory for the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh could also make up for some interesting exchanges and jibes between the ruling party and the Opposition. "For this government the Parliament is not a priority but elections are", he said, adding that for the last three and half years this government has been busy contes...

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  • Student Allegedly Offering Chicken Alfredo for Sexual Favors With Minor
Student Allegedly Offering Chicken Alfredo for Sexual Favors With Minor

Police say Maruna sent graphic nude pictures of himself to the undercover officer he thought was a 15-year-old boy. The Austintown Police Department arrested Maruna, and he was charged importuning, disseminating matter harmful or obscene to juveniles, possession of criminal tools and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

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  • The Salvation Army holds toy distribution to help families in need
The Salvation Army holds toy distribution to help families in need

State Reps. They stood outside the store and asked shoppers to contribute money to the kettle. Brian Burkett, corps commander of the Topeka Salvation Army, on Thursday morning. Charles. "It makes me feel good, and it makes me feel happy", she said. The Angel Tree program provides gifts to less fortunate families, and the Salvation Army is pre...

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  • Keep your Christmas tree hydrated
Keep your Christmas tree hydrated

Water heavily to settle the soil, adding more, if necessary, to bring the soil level with the ground. Packer said that, nationwide, the majority of the Christmas trees for sale are grown in Oregon, Washington State and North Carolina. Make sure the location in the home can accommodate a bit of moisture and mud. "When you get home, cut a sliver ...

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  • Ex-'Apprentice' star Omarosa denies White House firing
Ex-'Apprentice' star Omarosa denies White House firing

Omarosa vaguely referred to things she observed in the White House that she was troubled by that had affected "her people", and she said she looked forward to telling her "profound" story about her experiences. "Our only involvement in this matter was to deactivate the individual's pass which grants access to the complex", the agency tweeted. Wh...

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  • Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13
Death toll from Mogadishu police academy attack rises to 13

Police were rehearsing for an upcoming parade commemorating the 74th anniversary of the creation of Somalia's police force when the bomber entered the General Kahiye Police Academy early Thursday disguised as a policeman. It has been driven out of Mogadishu and most of the main towns it once controlled but remains a threat. A United Nations repor...

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  • Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold
Lingering Lake Effect Snow Plus Arctic Cold

SCOTLAND is expected to be plunged back to -6C by the weekend, with more snow on the way as Arctic winds pummel the country. Another storm system coming in from the west will bring clouds back tomorrow . Saturday-night lows dip to the mid-20s to near 30. "Temperatures won't be as low as they've been this week but the wind will make it feel a c...

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  • C4: GOP Between Rock And Hard Place Should Moore Win
C4: GOP Between Rock And Hard Place Should Moore Win

But even so, Judge Moore, for the last 22 years, basically, has been a very polarizing figure. The seat has been held by Republican Luther Strange since February, when Jeff Sessions left the Senate to be sworn in as USA attorney general.

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  • U.S. ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson
U.S. ready for talks with North Korea 'without preconditions', says Rex Tillerson

The largely sober event was leavened by laughter when a State Department employee asked the top U.S. diplomat if he enjoyed his job - indirectly raising the elephant in the room of alleged tension between Tillerson and the White House. He said Washington and Seoul both maintain a firm stance that North Korea's nuclear weapons can not be tolerated...

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  • Esty defends Gillibrand, calls Trump tweet a
Esty defends Gillibrand, calls Trump tweet a "sexist attack"

Three women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct held a news conference in NY on Monday, calling for Congress to "put aside party affiliations and investigate Trump's history of sexual misconduct". "At least 17 women have publicly accused the President of sexual misconduct", the letter, which was signed by 56 lawmakers, said. Warren responde...

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  • A blast of winter predicted for Wednesday
A blast of winter predicted for Wednesday

Lake effect snow will kick in and last through Wednesday evening's commute. High temperatures will reach the upper 20s. These types of storms are notorious for bringing lake effect snow to the region. Wednesday. - Winter storm warnings for much of CNY through Wednesday. The bands will slowly shift to the east, moving through the South Bend me...

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  • Baghdad Military Parade Celebrates Victory Over Islamic State
Baghdad Military Parade Celebrates Victory Over Islamic State

IS seized vast areas north and west of Baghdad in a lightning offensive in 2014, endangering the very existence of the Iraqi state. "All Iraqi lands are liberated from terrorist Daesh gangs and our forces completely control the worldwide Iraqi-Syrian border", a top Iraqi general said after al-Abadi's remarks, using the Arabic acronym for ISI...

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  • Tim Southee, Trent Boult dominate as West Indies stutter in reply
Tim Southee, Trent Boult dominate as West Indies stutter in reply

The injury pulls Ambris out of the remainder of the second Test, where West Indies are facing a heavy defeat. Sunil Ambris trod on the stumps for the second time in his career when he was on two, while stand-in captain Kraigg Brathwaite was sent packing by De Grandhomme after a spirited knock of 66, which came off 116 balls and included nine ...

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  • United PDP Will Sack Buhari-led APC in 2019 - Atiku
United PDP Will Sack Buhari-led APC in 2019 - Atiku

Prince Uche Secondus , long speculated to be the favoured candidate, has eventually emerged the new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Secondus said: "We are all witnesses to how the unity of this country has been shaken to its very foundation under the watch of the ruthless and clueless APC".

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  • Sarah Sanders Is 'Helping Damage This Republic — MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski
Sarah Sanders Is 'Helping Damage This Republic — MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski

The confrontation between the two didn't end there, as Acosta tried to asked Sanders to cite a "fake news" story . The White House said Monday that new sanctions on North Korea will be announced upon completion of a "legal process". The network previously forced out three journalists responsible for a story it had to retract that claimed Congr...

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  • Anti-Israel Protesters Rage Outside US Embassy In Beirut
Anti-Israel Protesters Rage Outside US Embassy In Beirut

Lebanese security forces use a water hose to disperse protestors during a demonstration outside the USA embassy in Awkar, on the outskirts of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on December 10, 2017, to protest against Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel .

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  • UN Ambassador Haley cites 'will of American people' in defending Jerusalem decision
UN Ambassador Haley cites 'will of American people' in defending Jerusalem decision

A member of his administration, however, is now saying that those women, too, deserve to have their voices heard. US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that any women who speak up about inappropriate sexual behavior "should be heard", including President Donald Trump's accusers.

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  • Met Éireann issues snow and ice warning for Limerick as temperatures plummet
Met Éireann issues snow and ice warning for Limerick as temperatures plummet

Mix of heavy rain sleet & snow will cause risky & possibly disruptive conditions in places. Met Eireann said significant falls of snow are expected on Saturday night and into Sunday morning. Met Eireann are also urging people to take care on roads and footpaths in the icy conditions. Gritters have been out in force since the cold snap began on ...

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  • Israel demolishes tunnel 'belonging to Hamas' from Gaza into its territory
Israel demolishes tunnel 'belonging to Hamas' from Gaza into its territory

The military wing of the Hamas terror group on Sunday threatened to avenge the deaths of two of its fighters in retaliatory Israeli airstrikes. The last tunnel, which was attributed to the Islamic Jihad, was discovered in October and detonated too, as the military continue operating along the border, always searching for tunnels.

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  • Arab league adopts resolution criticizing Trump's Jerusalem move
Arab league adopts resolution criticizing Trump's Jerusalem move

Turkey on December 9 condemned Israel's "use of disproportionate force" on Palestinians protesting the US president's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Two Palestinians were killed in the latest Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip on Saturday, that injured another 25 Palestinians. The two rallies in Jakarta were s...

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  • Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser
Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser

After a Fatah official from the Palestinian Authority stated yesterday (Thursday) that US Vice President Mike Pence would not be welcome in Palestinian territory, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman reiterated the same message today: "Jerusalem is more important than the American government".

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  • Pope Francis wants to change the Lord's Prayer
Pope Francis wants to change the Lord's Prayer

God helps us get up", Francis said, per RT". Pope Francis did provide any evidence that the current wording was a mistranslation from the original Greek and Aramaic texts. Some say it better translates as "trial" or "testing", and could refer either to the Last Judgment or to trials described elsewhere in Scripture, such as the ones suffered by...

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  • Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' bought by Saudi Prince
Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' bought by Saudi Prince

Yet it's still mind-boggling to think that the Louvre Abu Dhabi , a recently completed museum costing roughly $700 million, will soon house a painting costing $450.3 million. The sale more than doubled the previous record of $179.4m paid for Pablo Picasso's The Women of Algiers (Version O) in 2015, also in NY. The first works on loan from the ...

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  • Creek Fire above Sylmar destroys or damages 30 homes
Creek Fire above Sylmar destroys or damages 30 homes

The drones primarily will be used to conduct property assessment as the LAFD surveys damage caused by the Creek Fire near Sylmar and the Skirball Fire in Bel Air and the Sepulveda Pass. Almost 500 horses were stabled at the center when the fire started. Numerous animals were being housed at Pierce College and the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, ...

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  • Hundreds mourn deaths of 2 students in NM school shooting
Hundreds mourn deaths of 2 students in NM school shooting

People have donated more than $6,000 online to the family of Casey Jordan-Marquez, an Aztec High School cheerleader, through YouCaring and GoFundMe . "This person is not only a coward, he is evil", Christesen said. Kassetas said Atchison then walked up and down the hallways firing into classrooms.

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mum on December 25
Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife, mum on December 25

Islamabad accepted New Delhi's demand to allow Jadhav's mother Avantika Jadhav to travel with his wife Chetna to Pakistan to meet the former Indian Navy officer, who had been incarcerated there since March 2016. Following this, Pakistan on November 10 said it had chose to grant permission to Jadhav's wife to visit him in Pakistan on "humanitarian...

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  • Designers Are Obsessed With Pantone's Bold and Regal Color of the Year
Designers Are Obsessed With Pantone's Bold and Regal Color of the Year

Not quite plum and not quite mauve, the color can be described as "complex and contemplative". Purple slays because it has so many different tones and connotations. Enigmatic purples have also always been symbolic of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance. Truth! The COTY influences, impacts, and is represented by the desi...

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  • Snow remains in forecast for Newton
Snow remains in forecast for Newton

The atmosphere will cool a little more Thursday night into early Friday, and it will be cold enough for the rain to changeover to snow if enough moisture remains. The air at the surface may not be below freezing, but the air just above it is. "You can pretreat with the brine up to 48 hours ahead of the storm", said Bill Shelton, Cobb DOT's Road M...

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  • Goldstone Followed Up On Trump Tower Meet With Trump Aide, His Client
Goldstone Followed Up On Trump Tower Meet With Trump Aide, His Client

Representative Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee investigating allegations of Russian interference in last year's US election, said Trump Jr answered the "overwhelming majority" of questions from committee members in his hours of testimony.

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  • Netflix Reveal 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Launch Date And Trailer
Netflix Reveal 'Black Mirror' Season 4 Launch Date And Trailer

And the best part of an anthology series is that even if you don't like one episode, another might be the one that hooks you. INSIDER highly recommends the Jodie Foster-directed episode, " Arkangel ", about a surveillance tool. The two-minute trailer combines each of the ads for "Arkangel", "Crocodile," " Black Museum ", " Hang the DJ ", " Me...

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  • 2 students dead after high school shooting in New Mexico
2 students dead after high school shooting in New Mexico

Other schools in the area were also locked down. This story will be updated as more information about the shooting becomes available. Christesen did not say if the dead included the shooter. Another news outlet reports that calls to Aztec police, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, and other law enforcement agencies have not been immediately ...

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  • Twitter reacts to Sen. Al Franken's resignation announcement
Twitter reacts to Sen. Al Franken's resignation announcement

The Huffington Post reported two more women accused Franken of inappropriately touching them in 2007 and 2008. "I'm going to be just fine". She was joined by Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Patty Murray of Washington, Kamala Harris of California and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, who issued statements in a coordinated e...

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  • Storms bringing high winds, snow and ice
Storms bringing high winds, snow and ice

Motorists are being warned of potential disruption, as a band of snow looks set to sweep across Cumbria - with a second warning already issued for the weekend. "Longer journey times and cancellations are likely as road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected". The easterly winds often freeze Britain for a week or more, with ice and snow flu...

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  • Everyone Is Freaking Out Over This Brand New 'Invisible Box Challenge'
Everyone Is Freaking Out Over This Brand New 'Invisible Box Challenge'

Finally, when you're jumping over with your other leg, your foot that's going over the box has to be higher than your standing foot. For every successful invisible box challenge attempt, there are about 10 not-so-successful attempts. He said: "All (the) hip stabilisers on the right side are firing on overtime to hold that hip in position". "I jus...

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  • World's largest Starbucks store to open in China
World's largest Starbucks store to open in China

Comparable-sales growth in China is outpacing the U.S. Last quarter, China posted an eight per cent increase, compared with a three per cent gain in the U.S., excluding impacts from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. It is betting China's hunger for luxury goods is transferable to coffee. 'His attention to detail, meticulous care in selecting the freshe...

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  • Trump lawyer denies financial record subpoena
Trump lawyer denies financial record subpoena

The lender said Tuesday it would not comment on any of its clients, adding that Deutsche Bank "always cooperates with investigating authorities in all countries". News of the Deutsche Bank subpoena may escalate Trump's vitriol toward investigators, which over the past week has included publicly attacking the Justice Department and the Federal Bur...

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  • House Shoots Down Dem Rep's Impeachment Resolution
House Shoots Down Dem Rep's Impeachment Resolution

A longshot bid to impeach President Trump failed on Wednesday. Democratic leaders announced beforehand they were opposed to Green's resolution . Washington, Dec 7 The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected a congressman's motion today to impeach President Trump, as Democratic Party leaders argued that now was not the time to pursue ...

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  • Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain
Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

The Arabian peninsula's poorest country, Yemen is one of the most violent fronts in a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran, who have also backed opposing sides in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere across the Middle East. On Monday, Leader of Yemen's Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, said the movement has managed to thwart a major threat to the...

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  • Longest-serving USA congressman quits after sex harassment claims
Longest-serving USA congressman quits after sex harassment claims

State Sen. Ian Conyers, a grandson of Conyers' brother, said he plans to run for the seat. A number of fellow Democrats have called on Conyers to resign, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and fellow Michigan Rep. The congressman "still enjoys healthy support in our district", he said. Hours after Conyers, D-Mich., announced his immedia...

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  • Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins
Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins

He and four allies have refused to return to Spain to face the charges. The judge kept a Spanish arrest warrant in place however, which means the Catalan leader would be detained immediately upon arrival in Spain. Along with Puigdemont and his ministers in Brussels, all eight are under investigation for rebellion, which can carry a prison sentenc...

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  • Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term
Trump Says He's Encouraging Orrin Hatch To Run For Another Senate Term

Trump will also meet with Mormon leaders in Utah with Hatch by his side. The president declined to publicly attack the 2012 GOP presidential nominee on Monday, saying only that "Mitt's a good man". "He has neither the temperament nor the judgment to be president and his personal qualities would mean that America would cease to be a shining city...

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