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Mother worries for children's health as end of CHIP looms

Highland stressed the state has made no decisions and remains optimistic Congress ultimately will fund CHIP. It is completely unacceptable that the Congressional majority allowed CHIP to expire - and it's even more outrageous that they've waited 87 days and counting to reauthorize it. Read More »

US Marshals capture triple homicide suspect in Tennessee

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Police have not released the victims' names or provided any details about them. "I wish I could go back and change that whole day around", Dalton wrote, according to the World Herald. Police were alerted to the killings after a girl ran into a neighbor's home and told them her family had been shot. If you have any information on his whereabouts, call 911. Read More »

Historic White House Tree to Be Cut Down

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It is hard to predict when and how many more will fail". According to her, first lady had proceeded to hold a discussion with the White House staff which approved her decision. The almost 200-year-old tree was cut back while President Donald Trump and his family are in Florida for the holidays. His wife died shortly after he was elected, and he wanted to honor her by planting a sprout from her favorite magnolia tree from their Tennessee farm. Read More »

Forecast: Bitter cold and lake snow continues

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The wicked wind chills might make headlines on their own. Heavier snowfall is expected near Lake Michigan. "In North Redfield, one of our weather watchers reported 62.2" of snow as of 5am Wednesday since Christmas morning! A wind chill warning for Jefferson and Lewis counties lasts until 1 p.m. Read More »

Russia: Several injured after blast in Saint Petersburg supermarket, say police

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A criminal investigation has been launched. The explosion happened in the Russian city of St Petersburg. "There was no panic, but people were reluctant to enter a nearby drug store and a grocery store", she said. Petersburg officials said there were nine injured. An AFP correspondent at the scene observed first responders and police as well as a vehicle belonging the Federal Security Service (FSB), which investigates acts of terror. Read More »

Infant dies after Phoenix father bends him in two to stop crying

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Resendiz called 911 at 12:45 p.m. and told the dispatcher he had just woken up to find his baby son "unresponsive and not breathing", a police officer wrote in Resendiz's arrest report. When police confronted Resendiz, he allegedly admitted that he put the boy's legs over his head and pressed, Fox 10 reported. Resendiz was initially booked on suspicion of felony child abuse, but the charges will likely change now that the baby has died. Read More »

Russian Federation defends idea of Syria peace congress in Sochi

The United States has led an worldwide coalition conducting air strikes against Islamic State since 2014 when the group swept across a third of Iraq. The U.S. "Coalition and partnered forces engaged and defended the ISIS attack with direct fire before destroying enemy assault vehicles and the remaining fighters with multiple coalition airstrikes", the coalition said in a news release .It is not known how long the battle lasted. Read More »

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in biggest prisoner swap since 2014

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The transfer of 237 prisoners from the Ukrainian government side and 73 from the rebel side was the largest since the conflict erupted in 2014 in Ukraine's two eastern-most regions, which border Russian Federation. A truce signed in 2015 stipulated an exchange of all prisoners but both sides are believed to keep dozens, if not hundreds, captive for use as bargaining tools. Read More »

Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

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Obama's 17-percent showing is lower than last year's 22-percent mark but more consistent with the support he received in several previous polls. Barack Obama edged his successor as the most admired man for 2017, a Gallup poll finds, marking the first time since 2008 when a sitting president didn't win the annual accolade. Read More »

Geely to Acquire Cevian Capital's Stake in Volvo AB

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China's Zhejiang Geely on December 27 agreed to buy activist investor Cevian Capital's 8.2 percent stake in truckmaker AB Volvo. As one example, Geely set up a company to create platforms and technologies for its automotive brands, including the CMA hardware for small vehicles. Read More »

Malegaon blast: Will now fight against UAPA charges, says Purohit's wife

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It had also not opposed her discharge application that was filed subsequently. Thakur, Purohit, retired Major Ramesh Upadhyay, Sameer Kulkarni, Ajay Rahirkar, Sudhakar Dwivedi and Sudhakar Chaturvedi will still face terror charges under Section 16 (punishment for terrorist act) and Section 18 (punishment for conspiracy) of the UAPA. Read More »

How much did it snow in Erie to cement 2-day record?

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A heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the USA city of Erie on Christmas Day, forcing officials to declare a state of emergency. On Monday, Erie received 34 inches - shattering the city's previous record for most snow in a single day. Read More »

Dominion Energy Virginia to assist with Puerto Rico power restoration efforts

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About 1,500 utility workers from around the country will fly to the island to join 4,000 utility employees already there for several months. This includes the resources already working on the island from PREPA's own crews, a contingent of crews from NY who are working as part of an intergovernmental agreement, and crews mobilized under USACE contracts. Read More »

Extreme Cold Warning In Effect

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The cold temperatures are expected to continue through the week, but should moderate by New Year's Day. Forecast for Nipawin today is mainly sunny, with wind west 30 km/h becoming light this morning. Consequently, wind chill temperatures will lower to minus 35 at times. There will likely be periods of extreme wind chills through rest of the week as well. Read More »

Egypt court convicts British female tourist of smuggling illegal painkillers

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Discussing Plummer's relationship with her Egyptian husband, Omar Caboo, her sister said the couple had merely signed a document allowing them to sleep in an apartment together. "Laura did not know what she was carrying was a narcotic". Mr Turner, who is Labour MP for Hull East, said he had spoken to Ms Plummer's defence lawyer in Egypt who said she had 60 days to launch an appeal and he expected that she will. Read More »

Russia Launches Angola's First Telecom Satellite Using Ukrainian Rocket

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The Zenit-2SB rocket carrying Angosat to orbit was supplied by Ukrainian maker Yuzhmash, making the launch a rare joint project between the two countries since 2014, when Moscow annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula. The satellite was designed for a 15-year mission to boost satellite communications, internet access and radio and TV services. Russian engineers also helped construct and activate a satellite control center near the Angolan capital of Luanda on the southwest coast of Africa, where ... Read More »

Mysterious Fireball Streaked Across New England

The glowing object was seen by many just before 6 p.m. Emmanuel Preville, who lives in Montreal, said he was out walking his puppy when he saw it. It was filmed from a stationary auto waiting at a red traffic light in the suburb of Belmont. Read More »

White Christmas on Boxing Day as Met Office issues Flood Warning

Hawarden was the warmest place in the United Kingdom on Christmas Day, temperatures reached 12.5ºC - slightly higher than the 12ºC recorded on Christmas Day 2016. Individuals from the Met Office believe that the weather could affect road and railway journeys. Those dreaming of a white Christmas may be in luck, with the Met Office warning Scotland could be in for some snow as the day draws to a close. Read More »

Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Shares Sold by Bremer Trust National Association

Platinum Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $93.62 billion market cap company. "(NYSE:SLB) Shares Sold by Shell Asset Management Co." was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Tocqueville Asset Management Ltd Partnership has invested 0.39% in Pepsico, Inc. Read More »

Freezing temperatures expected to continue for central Pa. through next week

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And wind chills could intermittently swoop as low as negative 40 or even negative 50 degrees in the region before January 5, Grafenauer said. Northeast wind of 5 to 10 miles per hour. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Several forecast models show a clipper impacting the region sometime between Friday and Saturday night , but the timing and strength of the system varies. Read More »

California natural disaster rattles area east of San Jose

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A 3.9-magnitude quake hit at around 10:32 p.m. local time in Alum Rock, San Jose, and it had a depth of around 5.5 miles, according to the seismic agency. Neither natural disaster was responsible for injuries or notable damage, but residents said they were surprised by the tremors. "My daughter felt it as well". Read More »

GST collection for November- 80808 crores

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The GST collections slipped to their lowest in November as rates were cut on dozens of goods to make the new national sales tax regime more acceptable. The government had then said that since implementation of some of the main features of GST such as matching of returns, e-way bill as well as reverse charge mechanism had been postponed, the tax compliance may not be up to the mark. Read More »

Grandma finds Rahul Gandhi 'handsome', he sends 'big hug'

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Well.the sweetest part here is that she got her wish fulfilled. An adorable tweet started doing rounds on Twitter in which a Twitter user said, 'Today my grandmother turned 107. What the grandmother-granddaughter duo wouldn't have even imagined was that they would soon also be receiving a call from Rahul himself. "Best, Rahul." He even called up Ms Sikand and spoke to her 107-year-old grandmother wishing her a happy birthday. Read More »