• More Snow Is Expected Across Metro Vancouver This Weekend
More Snow Is Expected Across Metro Vancouver This Weekend

Environment Canada is predicting between 15 to 20 centimetres will fall before it tapers off overnight. Vancouver Island will get more snow than Vancouver with the Lower Mainland pegged at one in 10 chance of a white Christmas. Gusty winds out of the west-northwest will reduce visibilities and make travel a little hard at times so be mindful of ...

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  • China's first home-made large amphibious aircraft completes maiden flight
China's first home-made large amphibious aircraft completes maiden flight

Among other features, it is created to be the largest of its kind in the world, can carry 50 people on rescue missions and carry 370 tons of water in each tank. Is it a plane? It is believed to be the world's largest in-development amphibious aircraft. Construction of its first prototype began in March 2014 and was completed in July 2016.

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  • London Zoo reopens after aardvark and meerkats die in fire
London Zoo reopens after aardvark and meerkats die in fire

In a statement , the zoo confirmed one of its aardvarks, nine-year-old female Misha, had died and said four meerkats were missing. Firefighters and zookeepers rushed to help as a blaze broke out at the London Zoo on Saturday morning, but they were unable to save an aardvark named Misha and four meerkats.

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  • Major, 3 jawans martyred as Pak Army provokes India with firing
Major, 3 jawans martyred as Pak Army provokes India with firing

Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, aged 34 years, belonged to Amritsar, and is survived by his wife Kuljit Kaur and a daughter. "Two other personnel also sustained injuries and are undergoing treatment", the spokesman said. They have fought two of their three wars over the region since they gained independence from British colonial rule in 1947. Last year...

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  • Guru Gobind jayanti: PM pats Nitish for arrangements at Patna Sahib
Guru Gobind jayanti: PM pats Nitish for arrangements at Patna Sahib

She was here at Senate Hall of Punjabi University Patiala to attend a symposium, "Guru Gobind Singh: A Protector of Peace and Freedom", as chief guest along with S. The organisers of religious event at the Gurudwara stated that the "Shukrana Samagam of 350 Saal Guru De Naal" will take place to mark the prakash parv of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Mah...

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  • Three FC personnel martyred in Mohmand Agency
Three FC personnel martyred in Mohmand Agency

A protection party accompanying the troops responded, killing five attackers and leaving as many injured, the ISPR said, adding that the fleeing terrorists were seen carrying bodies of their accomplices. These terrorists use their sanctuaries as a springboard for launching cross-border attacks on Pakistani military's border posts and on civilian po...

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  • Turkey dismisses over 2700 officials with new decree
Turkey dismisses over 2700 officials with new decree

The decree also reinstated 115 people in public sector jobs who were previously dismissed. The uniform will also apply to those accused of attempting to abolish the Turkish government and will come into force next month. Gulen insists he has nothing to do with the coup. Critics accuse the government of using state of emergency legislation to targ...

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  • Weather Alert Day: Bitterly Cold Start To Christmas Eve
Weather Alert Day: Bitterly Cold Start To Christmas Eve

Lows will be in the teens for most as Santa Clause makes his rounds. Expect some delays for westward travel with that snow, but there shouldn't be any travel issues along I-25 and the lower elevations. Highs today will only be in the 20's and 30's. Winter weather advisories are in effect for the Lehigh Valley, Berks County, the Poconos, and northwe...

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  • Darien's holiday weekend forecast: Rain Friday but snow possible Sunday into Monday
Darien's holiday weekend forecast: Rain Friday but snow possible Sunday into Monday

For areas in northwest in, a winter storm warning starting at 6 a.m. was in effect. The front should be through the area by Saturday night, and dry conditions set up behind the front for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Another shot at light snow or flurries Sunday morning north of I-44. There will be a change over from rain to snow aroun...

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  • 33 killed after bus falls into river in Rajasthan
33 killed after bus falls into river in Rajasthan

Out of the seven injured, one is said to be critical. Local media reports said the bus was being driven by a juvenile working as conductor with the bus. District officials led by District Collector Kailash Chand Verma and Superintendent of Police Maman Singh reached the spot to supervise search and rescue operations.

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  • McConnell's 2018 agenda clashes with other Republicans
McConnell's 2018 agenda clashes with other Republicans

McConnell also noted that the Senate tried and failed twice to repeal the ACA this year with a 52-48 majority, per the NPR article. "We'll have to take a look at what that looks like with a 51-49 Senate". McConnell said that the Senate would not be able to pass legislation making changes to those programs without support from Democrats, making it u...

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  • LAPD bomb investigates suspicious package addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
LAPD bomb investigates suspicious package addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

They did disclose that the package was labelled as coming from "the American people". The LAPD official said the city's bomb squad and Secret Service were wrapping up their investigation of the package at the Bel Air home. Police did not release further information about the package. His wife Louise Linton courted controversy earlier this year ...

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  • 25 still missing after Davao City mall fire Featured
25 still missing after Davao City mall fire Featured

Fire broke out around 9:30 am on December 23. Duterte, the mayor and Roman Catholic Church officials went to the site and met with relatives of the trapped office employees late Saturday and asked them to pray. He said investigators believed some of those likely killed had been trapped in the call centre, which operated 24 hours a day. "The fir...

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  • Jairam Thakur is the new Himachal Pradesh chief minister
Jairam Thakur is the new Himachal Pradesh chief minister

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Urban Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar were also present at the meeting as central observers of the BJP. Thakur completed his MA from Panjab University in Chandigarh. The decision in favour of Thakur was taken at a meeting of BJP MLAs, after his name was proposed by Suresh Bharadwaj and...

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  • United Nations condemns Yemen rebels' missile attack on Saudi Arabia
United Nations condemns Yemen rebels' missile attack on Saudi Arabia

We need to be ready to face another big epidemic", said Mr Poncin, adding that cholera may become a long-term burden as it has in Haiti. "The places where the war is active are the ones most at risk for increase of disease". The coalition spokesperson also claimed Houthis were suspicious of vaccination drives and do not readily allow humanitarian a...

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  • IL fires offensive coordinator Garrick McGee
IL fires offensive coordinator Garrick McGee

Those factors certainly didn't help an offensive unit that started a plethora of true freshmen this season as the rebuild Smith is undergoing at IL took on even more of a youth movement in 2017. McGee was Louisville's offensive coordinator in 2014 and 2015. IL finished 126th in total offense during the 2017 season, averaging 280.4 yards. He's coa...

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  • Lorton teen charged with murder of Reston couple
Lorton teen charged with murder of Reston couple

According to police, the self-inflicted gunshot left the suspect with life-threatening injuries. Kuhn said Kuhn-Fricker had discovered the 17-year-old was a Nazi supporter. Four other family members were in the home at the time of the shooting, but were not injured, police said. Kuhn said the final Facebook status her daughter posted was a direct...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25
Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25

Pakistan on December 20 issued visa to Mr Jadhav's wife and mother to visit Islamabad and meet him. However, India made the acceptance of the offer conditional to permission for his mother and an Indian diplomat to accompany her. Pakistan had initially offered a meeting between Jadhav and his wife on "humanitarian grounds". The global court had...

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  • Russia: US weapons will only fuel fighting in Ukraine
Russia: US weapons will only fuel fighting in Ukraine

On Friday, the Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert said the U.S. Administration has taken a decision to supply advanced defensive systems to Ukraine as part of Washington's efforts to build up the long-term defense capability of the Ukrainian government.

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  • Cavs announces status of Tyronn Lue, JR Smith for Christmas Day game
Cavs announces status of Tyronn Lue, JR Smith for Christmas Day game

The Warriors will nearly positively be without superstar guard [VIDEO ] Stephen Curry , as he continues to nurse an ankle injury that has caused him to miss eight games. "We have three guys from the starting lineup out: Steph [Curry], Draymond [Green] and myself". "The matchups and whoever you guard and schemes, that's all going to be totally dif...

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  • Counting to RK Nagar constituency begins
Counting to RK Nagar constituency begins

Chaos continues to reign at the Queen Mary College where counting for the RK Nagar by-election is underway. As per official trends of the Election Commission of India, Dinakaran was leading with 5,339 votes over 2,738 votes for AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan.

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  • Winter weather advisory issued for parts of Northeast Ohio
Winter weather advisory issued for parts of Northeast Ohio

Highs on Wednesday and Thursday are expected to be in the single digits. "Significant" impacts on travel, downed tree limbs, and isolated power outages are possible, the weather service said. Temperatures are expected to peak around 40 degrees today and stay there tonight, when there is a 60 percent chance of rain, according to the weather servic...

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  • The Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to
The Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"

About 695,886 shares traded. Bank of America Corporation restated a buy rating on shares of Exact Sciences Corporation in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. The Pennsylvania-based Sei Invests has invested 0.02% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017.

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  • Hamas claims Trump will recognize Israel as Jewish state
Hamas claims Trump will recognize Israel as Jewish state

A second man, 29-year-old Mohammed Mohaisen, died later in clashes east of Gaza City, it said. However, reports on Friday afternoon said less than one thousand Palestinians were clashing with security forces across all West Bank flash points.

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  • Fire hits Philippine mall; 2 dozen employees feared trapped
Fire hits Philippine mall; 2 dozen employees feared trapped

Reports indicated the blaze may have started from the mall's third level shortly after the establishment opened and shoppers were allowed inside. Fire officials said the chance of survival for the 37 people trapped in the building was "zero", Paolo Duterte , Davao's vice mayor and son of the country's president, wrote on Facebook .

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