• Meghan Markle joins British royal family celebrating Christmas
Meghan Markle joins British royal family celebrating Christmas

And as part of the show, BBC interviewer Sarah Montague took the opportunity to ask the fifth in line for the throne what it was like spending his first Christmas with his fiancée at Sandringham House, which is one of the private estates belonging to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II .

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  • Turkey, Russia Sign Loan Agreement for S-400 Missile System Sale
Turkey, Russia Sign Loan Agreement for S-400 Missile System Sale

The deal, reportedly worth about $2.5 billion, has caused concern in the West because Turkey is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the antiaircraft weapon systems can not be integrated into the alliance's defenses. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced in September that Turkey had signed a deal to buy the Russian system...

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  • Trump's Attack on Anna Wintour Steers Backlash Away From Vanity Fair
Trump's Attack on Anna Wintour Steers Backlash Away From Vanity Fair

The video, made in jest, featured Vanity Fair writers sipping champagne and giving advice to Clinton for what she should pursue in 2018. Some irate observers expressed their anger at the video in replies to Vanity Fair on Twitter , arguing that the magazine had "destroyed all credibility " in one tweet and suggesting that people should ca...

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  • Cold holds, with periods of snow ahead
Cold holds, with periods of snow ahead

A slight chance of rain or freezing rain could return on Thursday, when temperatures are expected to reach in the mid 30s and lows could reach into the mid 20s. We are forecasting highs in the teens on Monday (New Year's Day), and there will be a stiff breeze that could keep the wind chill close to zero. Due to the lack of cloud cover, that will kn...

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  • Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's first interview after Triple Talaq Bill passed
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's first interview after Triple Talaq Bill passed

The Bill will now be sent to the upper house Rajya Sabha . Mr Owaisi said while the bill talks only about Muslim women being abandoned, the government should also worry about almost 20 lakh women of various religions who are abandoned by their husbands, "including our bhabhi from Gujarat".

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  • 'Scared' pregnant woman found murdered after cops blow off frantic 911 call
'Scared' pregnant woman found murdered after cops blow off frantic 911 call

Responding paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene. Wells' was found unconscious and unresponsive just before 10 a.m. Wednesday in the basement of the home she shared with her husband and her toddler daughter on Sterling Place in the Crown Heights section.

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  • More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

In the past, Islamic State loyalists have singled out Shiites for attack, and the group claimed to be behind an attack last month on another news organization in Kabul , Shamshad TV . The centre is near to the Afghan Voice Agency, a media outlet which earlier reports had suggested could be the target. In a statement released by the presidenti...

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  • POWERBALL Winning Numbers: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Drawing
POWERBALL Winning Numbers: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Drawing

Tonight's Lotto America jackpot drawing is worth $17.23 million with a cash option of $10.75 million, and tonight's Super Kansas Cash jackpot is an estimated $260,000, according to the release. However, CNN says this could happen more often because the odds are longer in both games , which leads to larger jackpots. The Stebbins's jackpot holds...

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  • 'She's on verge of mental breakdown'
'She's on verge of mental breakdown'

Plummer arrived in Hurghada with her boyfriend on October 9, 2017 and was detained at the airport. The 33-year old was initially arrested on October 9 at Hurghada Airport for possessing the pain-relieving drug, which is illegal in Egypt but not in the United Kingdom, due to its popular use as a heroin substitute.

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  • Benjamin Netanyahu 'blesses' Guatemala's decision to relocate embassy
Benjamin Netanyahu 'blesses' Guatemala's decision to relocate embassy

In the backdrop of the uproar over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to shift embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy city, reports are doing rounds that the Jewish nation is in touch with at least 10 other countries over possible transfer of their embassies to Jerusalem.

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  • Wind Chill Advisory entire Chicago area tonight and Wednesday forenoon
Wind Chill Advisory entire Chicago area tonight and Wednesday forenoon

Ford and Iroquois counties have been added to the wind chill advisory. Note this cold is widespread with Wind Chill Advisories in effect from Montana and the Dakotas into Nebraska, as well as Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa across Illinois, Indiana into OH (light-blue-shaded areas on the map below).

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  • City will pick up Christmas trees by the curb throughout January
City will pick up Christmas trees by the curb throughout January

Keep trees free of snow and ice so they are visible and do not become frozen to the ground. Additionally, residents may bring their Christmas trees for recycling to the Round Rock Brush Recycling Center during any regular operating day. Army Corps of Engineers project office after January 11. "Instead of throwing them out, our residents, any re...

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  • Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'
Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

It was recently revealed the Clinton campaign and DNC funded some of research behind it creation. Trump seemed to reference a segment from the TV show "Fox & Friends", which the president watches and often praises. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 23, 2017Wow, "FBI lawyer James Baker reassigned", according to @FoxNews . Tues...

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  • Briton Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt on drug charges
Briton Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt on drug charges

Tramadol is the number one drug abused by addicts in Egypt, according to the Drug Control Fund of the most populous Arab country. Ms Plummer's family, who have described her as "naive", said she was taking the tablets for her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo, who suffers from severe back pain.

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  • Calm Christmas Eve Before More Winter Weather
Calm Christmas Eve Before More Winter Weather

The area of low pressure deepens over the Gulf of ME as it heads northeast, bringing a very strong southwest, then west wind behind it. Heading into the evening hours, clouds will advance north, ahead of our Christmas snow storm. According to FlightAware, more than 3,100 flights arriving in, departing from or operating within the U.S. were delaye...

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  • British passports to switch back to blue after Brexit
British passports to switch back to blue after Brexit

The new design will be phased in once Brexit comes into force in 2019, no longer including the European Union insignia. Immigration minister Brandon Lewis announced that British passports would revert to their traditional blue and gold design after Brexit.

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  • Christmas celebrated with fervour
Christmas celebrated with fervour

After the prayers were over, candies and gifts were distributed, particularly to children. "This helps to kind of bring us back, not just for family and fellowship, but true worship of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ." says Interim Pastor at First Baptist Church of Meridian Scott Hummel.

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  • NWS Posts Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains
NWS Posts Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains

Saturday. Mother Nature is expected to deliver slippery road conditions and a lot of wind to the Lehigh Valley for Christmas. High temperature for Saturday in the metro is 42, with a low temperature of 22. An additional one to five inches is possible Monday, with most seeing two inches of fresh snow, and a handful of communities seeing closer t...

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  • Woman killed by pit bulls outside her home
Woman killed by pit bulls outside her home

The statement says the man was able to shoot both dogs, killing one of them, while the other dog ran off. Deputies determined the two dogs did not belong to the couple. Lorraine and her husband were mauled by the animals in front of their home. Deputies responded to the scene about 10:20 a.m. Johnny Saylor was taken to a hospital, where he was ...

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  • Springfield firefighters extinguish Christmas Eve kitchen fire
Springfield firefighters extinguish Christmas Eve kitchen fire

They said she had minor injuries, and was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Investigators said the fire was determined have started accidentally as a result of an electrical problem at one mobile home, and it then spread to another mobile home.

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  • Woman, 19, killed when auto crashes into a utility pole
Woman, 19, killed when auto crashes into a utility pole

Camilleri and Velasquez, who was seated in the driver's seat, were participating in the department's Maximum Enforcement Patrol to ensure the safety of motorists during the holiday season. Sunday, according to a statement by Gov. CHP affirmed Monday morning that one of the officers had passed on of his wounds. The CHP said it was not known wh...

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  • India sweeps Sri Lanka T20 series, with four balls to spare
India sweeps Sri Lanka T20 series, with four balls to spare

India will be gunning for a first clean-sweep in a bilateral T20 series against Sri Lanka . Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who made 16 not out, sealed India's victory with four balls to spare when he sent Thisara Perera's miscued yorker to the leg-side fence.

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  • RK Nagar bypoll: TTVDhinakaran surges ahead with significant lead, claims victory
RK Nagar bypoll: TTVDhinakaran surges ahead with significant lead, claims victory

As the counting progressed, supporters of AIADMK and TTV Dhinakaran clashed inside counting hall leading to violence, media reports said. "People of RK Nagar have elected Amma's ( Jayalalithaa's ) successor", said Dinakaran. The RK Nagar seat had fallen vacant after demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Dec a year ago. BJP ca...

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  • Jobless rates fell in 24 US states, record lows in 5
Jobless rates fell in 24 US states, record lows in 5

November's rate represents 75,807 unemployed persons, also a new record low, compared to 77,231 in October and 136,135 in November 2016. The unemployment rates for Grand Island, Lincoln and Omaha have not been seasonally adjusted, so they can not be directly compared with the state unemployment rate.

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  • Status yellow weather warning for parts of the west and northwest
Status yellow weather warning for parts of the west and northwest

For Christmas Day, parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland are likely to see some heavy and prolonged rain and there is still a possibility of a white Christmas for some northern areas of Scotland. Temperatures will range from 4 to 8 degrees Celsius, with the coldest temperatures occurring in the north and west towards morning. Southwesterly winds w...

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  • BJP needs to explain on 2G scam chest beating
BJP needs to explain on 2G scam chest beating

The Congress camp alleged that the BJP's "propaganda and lies" and its "unrelenting targeting" of the party over 2G and corruption led to the ouster of its UPA government headed by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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  • From student leader to Himachal CM: Jai Ram Thakur summits hill state
From student leader to Himachal CM: Jai Ram Thakur summits hill state

A big factor that went in favour of Thakur was that he hails from the influential Rajput community, which is also represented by the BJP's original CM candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal , who lost the polls from Sujanpur. He has two daughters. "My son has seen extreme poverty in his childhood", his emotional mother Bikrumi Devi, 79, told reporters at...

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  • USF Pulls Off Last-Minute Win Against Texas Tech in 2017 Birmingham Bowl
USF Pulls Off Last-Minute Win Against Texas Tech in 2017 Birmingham Bowl

Allen tweeted out "Love my team!" Redshirt freshman defensive back Damarcus Fields recovered the other fumble. Flowers finished with 311 yards passing and four touchdowns. At halftime, the game was tied, 10-10. The Bulls began the half with the ball but Flowers was sacked on second down and fumbled the ball to the Red Raiders' DeMarcus Fields.

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  • Failed San Francisco Christmas Day Terrorist Attack Bomber Blames Trump's Jerusalem Decision
Failed San Francisco Christmas Day Terrorist Attack Bomber Blames Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Everitt Aaron Jameson, who converted to Islam after being discharged, left behind a note that said Trump's controversial decision was his motive to plan the attack according to court documents, The Hill reported . He reportedly requested materials that could be used to make a pipe bomb like ammunition, powder, tubing, and nails from the undercover...

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  • Long Island Ice Tea renames itself Long Blockchain, shares to rocket
Long Island Ice Tea renames itself Long Blockchain, shares to rocket

Bitcoin-related stocks like NVIDIA and AMD are capitalizing on the craze, but so are little-known companies like Riot Blockchain , which was a struggling biotech company that had gone through several name changes (most recently Bioptix) but saw a smaller, yet phenomenal rise in share price after switching focus to crypto and adding "blockchain" ...

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  • Wife of
Wife of "Russian spy": My husband's arrest is nonsense and surrealism

Ukraine has arrested a government interpreter who attended a meeting at 10 Downing Street with Theresa May on suspicion of spying for Russian Federation. The SBU said in a statement that Russian intelligence had recruited Yezhov during a "long-term foreign mission". "Officers of the Security Council of Ukraine have recorded that the governmen...

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  • Army personnel martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC
Army personnel martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC

The Indian army named the dead officer as Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, while the injured soldiers as Lance Naik Gurmail Singh and Sepoy Pargat Singh of 16 Corps, Defence spokesperson Colonel NN Joshi confirmed. Defence spokesman said killing of army men won't go in vain. Defense sources said that four army personnel were martyred in firing wi...

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  • Flu activity is 'widespread' statewide. Still time to get vaccine, officials say
Flu activity is 'widespread' statewide. Still time to get vaccine, officials say

Clinicians are bracing for a potentially harsh flu season this winter. This past week, the children's hospital has had three confirmed cases of flu on a unit that has 15 admitted patients; it's considered an outbreak after two. In general, flu vaccinations have an excellent safety record, but their efficacy varies greatly. There is still a lo...

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  • USA sanctions Chechen leader Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act
USA sanctions Chechen leader Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act

Kadyrov brushed off news of the sanctions, writing sarcastically on his Instagram social media account, "A sleepless night is waiting for me". 'I can be proud that I'm out of favor with the special services of the USA. does not have to worry about him because he has not yet been ordered to go there. His death occurred little more than a week before...

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  • Cops Find $300000 Worth of
Cops Find $300000 Worth of "Christmas" Pot in Elderly Couple's Truck

The couple told police that they were transporting "Christmas presents". An elderly California couple's cross-country trip to deliver Christmas presents to their family was cut short by a traffic stop in Nebraska , where deputies discovered the gifts they meant to deliver was more than 60 pounds of marijuana.

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