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Time reveals shortlist for Person of the Year

Time writes that Kim Jong Un's "renewed threat of nuclear war " earned him a spot on the list , as did China's Xi Jingping's "new authority" as the country's most powerful leader in decades. Time said it considered The #MeToo movement , "Dreamers", and Chinese President Xi Jinping for the honor as well. No offense to people like Jenkins ( Wonder Woman was great!), Kaepernick (he definitely drove headlines), or Bezos, but these two seem like the most logical selections. Read More »

Here's what the London mayor Sadiq Khan termed Katrina Kaif

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The grand affair was graced by many Bollywood biggies. "Fantastic meeting the godfather of Bollywood @amitabhbachchan in Mumbai tonight. #LondonIsOpen to Bollywood movies and their incredible talent". He further said that the success of Katrina Kaif in Bollywood is another example of the deep connection shared by Mumbai and London. "#LondonIsOpen", the London's mayor wrote this for the Tiger Zinda Hai actress. Read More »

India squad for South Africa Test series announced

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Kohli has rested himself from the T20 series against Sri Lanka beginning in Cuttack on December 20. Allrounder Hardik Pandya returns to the squad after opting out of the series against Sri Lanka. The three Tests will be played at Newlands, Cape Town (Jauary 5 to 9), Centurion (January 13-17) and The Wanderers, Johannesburg (January 24-28). Prasad also named the India squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka this month, resting regular captain Virat Kohli and ... Read More »

Paul Pogba starts vs. CSKA Moscow; David De Gea, Ibrahimovic rested

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A couple of others guys are playing every match and they also need a rest. With the Frenchman unavailable for domestic duty until at least the Carabao Cup quarter-final meeting with Championship promotion hopefuls Bristol City on 20 December, Mourinho plans to involve him tomorrow as his side look to seal their place in the last 16 of European football's elite club competition. Read More »

Liberal MP asks partner to marry him during SSM debate

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Former Prime Minister, and vocal same sex marriage opponent, Tony Abbott, says he won't stand in the way of the Australian people . About 77 MPs are due to deliver speeches on the Bill before it is voted, likely on Wednesday evening or Thursday morning. Read More »

Arctic cold snap to bring snow and 60mph winds next week

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And with strong winds whipping straight down from the Arctic forecasters warn it will feel colder still. " Wednesday looks like being a very wet day with showers in all areas but once that clears, the cold temperature will set in". Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. The national forecaster has predicted a fairly dramatic shift in the weather this week across the country with temperatures reaching freezing, frost, and sleet expected in some parts of the ... Read More »

Trump to Slash Bears Ears & Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

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President Trump will on Monday announce plans to slash the size of two United States national parks, provoking fury from environmentalists, native american tribes and conservationists. Utah's Republican leaders pressed Trump to launch the review, saying the monuments declared by Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton locked up too much federal land. Read More »

'We Need Roy Moore.' President Trump Endorses Moore Despite Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Trump has delivered similar messages in recent days, attacking Democratic nominee Doug Jones as a liberal beholden to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. But the White House has since said the president has no plans to hit the campaign trail on Moore's behalf. Later this week, Trump heads to Pensacola, Florida, on the Alabama border for a rally. Read More »

Vishal to contest bypoll for Jayalalitha's constituency

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I will make a decision about contesting R.K. Nagar bypoll in 2 days". It looks like Vishal has to take the final decision before foraying into politics and contest the elections . Karu Nagarajan has been announced as BJP's candidate, while late former CM Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar is also set to contest. The by-election to the assembly seat was necessitated after the death of legislator and chief minister JJayalalithaa. Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: 600 fishermen rescued, 19 reported dead

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After crossing Lakshadweep on Sunday, cyclone Ockhi has set its course north and is expected to make landfall in Maharashtra and south Gujarat in the next 24 hours. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the search and rescue operations in Tamil Nadu and Kerala with senior officials. The boats are now docked at Mirya Bunder, Ratnagiri. Read More »

Police Investigate Animal Abuse Case A Man Throws Cat

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The shocking video, apparently posted to Snapchat, shows a dark haired yob tossing the moggy high into the air. The kitten and its owner have been located. The cat, named Spots, was a stray they had found four months ago. The cat's owner, Perla, and her mother told NBC4 the video is too upsetting to watch. Read More »

Facebook's new London office brings 800 jobs

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The social media giant will employ some 2,300 people in the U.K.by the end of 2018 - a vote of confidence in London despite Britain's looming departure from the European Union. Launched in 2015, Workplace is now connecting businesses around the world including organisations like Oxfam, Danone, RBS and SkyScanner. Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president, Facebook EMEA said: "We're delighted to be opening our new United Kingdom office today, announcing the creation of 800 new jobs and launching ... Read More »

1 dead, 8 injured following parking space dispute in Queens

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During the "ensuing dispute involving a group of people" outside the club, the white, Hyundai sedan then drove from the scene and mounted the sidewalk, he said. 'The girl is yelling 'Stop, stop. "Everybody, and just hit everybody, and just continued driving", a witness said. "The bodies went flying". The vehicle was going really fast, at least 50 miles per hour on the sidewalk'. Read More »

Crews from three flights 'saw burst of light from North Korea's missile'

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Despite the danger and unpredictability of North Korean missile tests, Cathay Pacific told CNBC that the airline had no plans to alter its routes in the region or its operating parameters. North Korea released an image of the November 29 launch of its most powerful ballistic missile yet. The operators insist the missile flew far from the flight's path and at no point posed a threat to the aircraft. Read More »

Bay Bridge toll collector killed in crash ID'd

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He remained hospitalized early Monday but had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and manslaughter. I've seen them harm the stall some time recently. The agency was working to get those lanes open as quickly as possible, but it was possible that it might take all day, they said. Read More »

Eight arrested in Malta over murder of journalist

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All of the suspects are Maltese nationals and most have a criminal record, Muscat said, without providing any further details. Caruana Galizia's murder triggered an outpouring of grief on Malta and an global outcry over press freedom. "As I stated as soon as I learnt about this barbaric act, we will leave no stone unturned to get this case solved", he said. Just last week, a visiting delegation of European Parliament lawmakers left the island expressing concerns over the rule of law ... Read More »

Florida Teen Was Scared to Leave Country With Former Coach

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According to court documents obtained by ClickOrlando , a friend of the teen's told police that while Frisina had "hooked up" with the boys soccer coach , he may have pressured her to become move involved. Authorities say the teen apparently sneaked out the window of her Florida bedroom and had been missing since Saturday. Caitlyn's father, also a soccer coach, reacted to the fact Rodriguez was a family friend and once an assistant coach on his staff. Read More »

North Korea: US 'begging' for war with 'largest ever' joint aerial drill

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The annual joint drills named "Vigilant ACE" will be held on the Korean Peninsula until Friday. It is the first time the US has dispatched six F-22 Raptors to the Korean Peninsula. Seventh Air Force said it was "looking into". It comes days after the North fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and elevated tensions in the region. Read More »

Northlake Mall lets special needs children meet Santa during closed hours

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But, for families with special needs children, it's even more complicated. Cherryvale Mall marketing director Melissa Cavanagh says even Santa and his elves prepared for the event. "Or sometimes Luke will just absolutely shut down and it's like he's not there - it's just too much for him". She said they're hosting the event earlier in the holiday season to avoid most of the hubbub around Christmas. Read More »

Raiders WR Amari Cooper officially ruled out Week 13 vs. Giants

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It didn't take long for Lynch to score when he found a hole and rumbled for a 51-yard touchdown with 12:26 left in the first quarter. Patterson finished with 97 yards receiving, the most yards he's had in a single game since he had 141 yards on five catches for Minnesota on December 8, 2013. Read More »

Liberal MP Tim Wilson Proposes To His Partner In Parliament

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Tim Wilson deliverined an impassioned speech about marriage equality to the Parliament, he described how some people had told him "why bother" getting engaged when it wasn't legal for him to be married in Australia. Debate on the bill is expected to be over by Wednesday or Thursday this week and is expected to pass easily. Deputy speaker Rob Mitchell congratulated the couple and made sure the applause didn't drown out Mr Bolger's reply. Read More »

Body believed to be missing North Carolina girl found after arrest

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Woods' family had been notified of the discovery, Lynch said. Earl Kimrey will appear in court Monday on charges connected to the death of 3-year-old Mariah Woods. Monday. According to the Department of Public Safety's website, he's been convicted of larceny twice, assault on a government official, and drunk and disorderly conduct. Read More »