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Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days

Erie, Pennsylvania, got hammered with 5 feet of snow in 2 days Residents took to social media to post stunning photos of the whiteout, with meteorologists attributing the 58 inches of snow that fell over Christmas Day, Monday, to 5pm on Tuesday to icy winds blowing over the adjoining Lake Erie, one of North America's Great Lakes. [Full Article...]

Meteor lights up sky across Maine, New England

It was spotted at around 5:52 pm local time, and was described by some witnesses as having "a greenish glow", while others claim they saw a blue flash. "The ones that would do really serious damage are rare, but not impossible", Janes said. Tuesday's meteor above New England did not appear to be part of a larger meteor shower. [Full Article...]

Yellow warning of ice issued for Bucks

There were also reports of localised flooding on roads in Bodmin, Cornwall, and Cumbria following heavy spells of rain. Meanwhile, Boxing Day is set to be wet and wintry for many, with warnings of rain and snow in place for the Midlands and Wales from 6pm. [Full Article...]

Jacksonville Jaguars Week 17 Power Rankings: Humbled

Jacksonville Jaguars Week 17 Power Rankings: Humbled Need to win out and have New England lose to Jets next week to get #1 seed. While the loss the to 49ers ultimately means nothing in terms of playoff standings, it was a humbling experience and will test the will of a young team that needs to learn to how to bounce back. [Full Article...]

Cold weather to stick around Wednesday

Cold weather to stick around Wednesday Sub-zero temperatures are expected to return at night on Saturday , Sunday and Monday, with lows around minus 3 each night, the National Weather Service said . Check furnaces and heating units to make sure they're not releasing carbon monoxide. And there's more than one chance for winter weather mischief, according to the National Weather Service . [Full Article...]

GST collections down to Rs

GST collections down to Rs The Ministry of Finance on Tuesday evening confirmed that the total tax collection under the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST ) for the month of December 2017 has been Rs 80,808 crores till December 25th, 2017. He hopes the compliances to improve further so that the revenue is back on track. After the decline in October GST revenues, states and Centre had raised concerns over ta... [Full Article...]

Natural disaster: 4.0 quake strikes near San Jose

Natural disaster: 4.0 quake strikes near San Jose At 7:19 p.m. Pacific time, a magnitude 3.1 natural disaster struck near San Martin at a depth of 4.3 miles, SFGate.com reported. Earlier Tuesday an quake with a preliminary magintude of 3.1 struck southeast of San Jose. People weighed in on Twitter, including our own team of reporters saying they heard loud rattling before they felt shaking. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles, according to SF ... [Full Article...]

Karnataka assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to visit maths, Sufi shrines

Karnataka assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to visit maths, Sufi shrines Rahul in return wished the grandmother on her 107th birthday and also extended Christmas greetings. It was her birthday, and the 107-year-old had a wish. "She whispers.He's handsome!", tweeted Sikand ón Monday with a picture of her grandmother cutting a cake. Well, this was confirmed by Dipali in one of her consecutive tweet. [Full Article...]

Obama issues warning on social media dangers in Prince Harry interview

Obama issues warning on social media dangers in Prince Harry interview As he appeared on BBC Radio 4's flagship Today programme, Mr Obama claimed that there was a danger of people cementing their biases as a direct result of social media use. "We haven't put the invites or the guest list together". "I miss the work itself because it was fascinating and rewarding and you knew that even if the politics of a certain issue didn't always work out well that by doing a ... [Full Article...]

Trump's Christmas Wish: 'We've Got Prosperity. Now We Want Peace'

Trump's Christmas Wish: 'We've Got Prosperity. Now We Want Peace' You obviously can not do this. "I hope everyone is having a great Christmas, then tomorrow it's back to work in order to Make America Great Again (which is happening faster than anyone anticipated)!" he tweeted in the evening, after a day with his family. [Full Article...]

Emergency Medical Evacuations Begin in Syria

Emergency Medical Evacuations Begin in Syria Under a deal with the government, five workmen detained by the rebels during fierce clashes with the army in March were released in exchange. Four patients were evacuated from eastern Ghouta , where nearly 400,000 people have been under siege by President Bashar al-Assad's forces since 2013, the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump Says It's Time To Get Back To Work

President Donald Trump kicked off the first full day of his Christmas holiday in Palm Beach with a golf outing to Trump International Golf Club and returned to go on a Twitter rant against the FBI Saturday. Nevertheless, according to a tracker maintained by Politifact - last updated on November 13 - the president has played golf 35 times since he took office. [Full Article...]

North Korea Illegally Buying Oil From China, Satellite Images Suggest

As a means of cooperation, the two heads of state made a decision to establish a direct line of communication between the United States Forces Korea based in Seoul and China's army base in Shenyang, an eastern city that borders North Korea. [Full Article...]

Japan Insists 2015 Comfort Women Pact be Kept Despite Opposition

Japan Insists 2015 Comfort Women Pact be Kept Despite Opposition South Korean activists estimate that up to 200,000 women were forced to work in brothels for WW2 Japanese soldiers. The deal agreed to resolve the comfort women issue "finally and irreversibly" and for Tokyo to provide compensation of 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) to the victims. [Full Article...]

Union minister Hegde hints at removing 'secular' from Constitution

Union minister Hegde hints at removing 'secular' from Constitution Devanuru Mahadeva has expressed his dissatisfaction with the statement of union minister Ananth Kumar Hegde , who said the constitution of India has to be changed with a letter. Those who, without knowing about their parental blood, call themselves secular, they don't have their own identity. "Yes, Constitution has given that right to say 'we are secular and we will say it". [Full Article...]

Himachal Pradesh will largely benefit under Jairam Thakur, claims BJP

Himachal Pradesh will largely benefit under Jairam Thakur, claims BJP The decision was taken at a meeting of BJP legislators , where Thakur's name was proposed by leaders Suresh Bhardwaj and Mahender Singh and seconded by other members. The five-time legislator was picked to be Himachal's 14th chief minister after PK Dhumal, BJP's original CM candidate lost his election. Earlier, chief minister designate Thakur, Union minister Nadda, former chief minister Dhumal ... [Full Article...]

Australian woman faces execution if found guilty of drug trafficking in Malaysia

Australian woman faces execution if found guilty of drug trafficking in Malaysia She was arrested on Dec 7, 2014, at the Kuala Lumpur airport with 1.5kg of methamphetamine. The mother-of-four had hoped to escape the death penalty after the Malaysian government agreed to scrap mandatory capital punishment for drug trafficking. [Full Article...]

Tyson Chandler Dunks Game-Winner As Suns Top Grizzlies

Tyson Chandler Dunks Game-Winner As Suns Top Grizzlies Phoenix shot 16 percent better than Memphis from the field but they were only up 57-53. The Suns notched a 99-97 win thanks to Phoenix big men Dragan Bender and Tyson Chandler connecting on an out-of-bounds alley-oop that provided the winning margin in the final second of play. [Full Article...]

Bitter cold, lake-effect snow to continue

Bitter cold, lake-effect snow to continue Lows tonight are predicted to dip to below zero in the upper Midwest while areas from the Ohio Valley to New England should bottom out in the teens or single digits. Temperatures will moderate a bit for Thursday and Friday . Northern Arkansas will fare a little better with overnight temperatures in the teens. [Full Article...]

5 die in crashes on Missouri roads over Christmas weekend

5 die in crashes on Missouri roads over Christmas weekend This year, troopers arrested 91 people for driving while impaired and made 49 drug arrests. Brianna Luft, 20; Aria Luft, 14, and Saleena Senzee, 18, died in the crash around 10 a.m. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner posted to Twitter Tuesday morning that it happened in the westbound lanes and that additional troopers had been called in to assist with the accident. [Full Article...]


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