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Mallacoota: Where Australia's bushfires turned day to night

Mallacoota: Where Australia's bushfires turned day to night In some places the blazes were so intense, the smoke so thick and fire-provoked dry lightning storms so severe that aerial reconnaissance and waterbombing had to be halted, the New South Wales Rural Fire Service said. Metro UK told viewers how the fires were " turning Australia red " and "blocking out the sun" as residents of NSW's South Coast sought shelter on the beaches as their homes burned. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in shopping mall

Hong Kong police arrest protesters in shopping mall The latest planned protests come after a pick up in clashes since Christmas Eve when riot police fired rounds of tear gas at thousands of protesters, many wearing masks and reindeer antlers, after scuffles in shopping malls and in a prime tourist district. [Full Article...]

Tour helicopter missing off Kauai, Hawaii, seven people feared dead

Tour helicopter missing off Kauai, Hawaii, seven people feared dead Kanoho said the passengers were from two families and one family was a group of four. There were seven people on board, including two children. Kanoho declined to explain particulars of the wreckage out of respect for the victims' family members. [Full Article...]

Taliban agrees to temporary ceasefire, signals approval of peace deal

Taliban agrees to temporary ceasefire, signals approval of peace deal Washington's peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been trying to hammer out a peace agreement with the Taliban for over a year. However, the Afghan Taliban officials did not specify when the ceasefire would come into effect. A similar attack killed six Afghan soldiers on Thursday, when a suicide bomber detonated his vehicle laden with explosives outside an army compound in the northern Balkh provi... [Full Article...]

GOP Witness Jonathan Turley Rejects Argument Trump Wasn’t Impeached: Trump Got Impeached

GOP Witness Jonathan Turley Rejects Argument Trump Wasn’t Impeached: Trump Got Impeached Although Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi , a Democrat from California, has not yet transferred the formal articles of impeachment so the Senate can move forward with the case, McConnell has said that he does not plan to be impartial in a future trial. [Full Article...]

Truck bomb in Somalia's capital kills at least 61 people

Truck bomb in Somalia's capital kills at least 61 people Two Turkish brothers were among those killed, Somalia's foreign minister said . Rescuers rushed around 100 wounded, including children, to hospitals. Sakariye Abdukadir, who was near the area when the auto bomb detonated, said the blast "destroyed several of my vehicle windows". 'All I could see was scattered dead bodies [.] amid the blast and some of them burned beyond recognition'. [Full Article...]

Carley McCord, LSU coach's daughter-in-law, killed in Louisiana plane crash

Carley McCord, LSU coach's daughter-in-law, killed in Louisiana plane crash The plane, a multi-engine Piper fixed-wing aircraft, crashed into the parking lot of a post office before it came to rest in the open. LSU coach Ed Orgeron issued a statement following the crash, sending his condolences to the Ensminger family and ensuring that one of his key assistants will be on the field Saturday evening. [Full Article...]

FDA: Tobacco 21 law now in effect

FDA: Tobacco 21 law now in effect It applies to everything from cigarettes and cigars to e-cigarettes and vaping products. What was unclear in the proposal, however, was when the change in the minimum age would be enacted. Spokeswoman Mary Kathryn Colbert said the retailer "is committed to the safe, responsible and lawful sale of tobacco products sold in our stores". What is clear is that there will be more questions in the co... [Full Article...]

Plane Crashes Into Two-storey Building, Kills Seven Persons In Kazakhstan

Plane Crashes Into Two-storey Building, Kills Seven Persons In Kazakhstan The F-100 is a workhorse jet still used in several countries and has a solid safety record. At least seven reported dead after passenger airplane with 100 on board. "We're taking them out on our own and helping on our own", a man says. The editor of the Informburo.kz website said one of its journalists, 35-year-old Dana Kruglova, was killed while flying to see her parents for New Year. [Full Article...]

Vedomosti: Russia and Turkey extended talks on Syria/Libya in quest for compromise

Vedomosti: Russia and Turkey extended talks on Syria/Libya in quest for compromise The Turkish President expressed his concern over a new wave of displacement from Syria as a result of the aggravation of the situation in Idlib, saying: "More than 80,000 Syrian refugees from Idlib have started to migrate towards the Syrian-Turkish borders, and this situation can not be borne by Turkey alone". [Full Article...]

Turkey urges Russian Federation for new truce in Syria’s Idlib

Turkey urges Russian Federation for new truce in Syria’s Idlib Syrian forces launched a wide ground offensive last week in the northwest, after weeks of bombardment that displaced tens of thousands of people in Idlib province, the country's last rebel stronghold. A Turkish team was in Russian Federation on Monday for talks on the conflicts in Syria and Libya, following reports that tens of thousands more Syrians were heading to Turkey, which already ho... [Full Article...]

Where’s Santa Claus now? Track his progress across the world live

Where’s Santa Claus now? Track his progress across the world live Powered by Cesium, NORAD's tracker takes a different approach to Google, which launched its own festive map in 2012. In addition to tracking Santa, consumers see a live tally of how many presents have been delivered, see pictures of the world's most attractive places and learn about fascinating cities and countries visited by Old St. [Full Article...]

Woman, 2 kids found on sidewalk near Boston garage die

Woman, 2 kids found on sidewalk near Boston garage die They were later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. She urged anyone who feels under stress, for whatever reason, to reach out and get help. Asked by WBUR radio in an interview if the case could be ruled a suicide, Rollins said, "All things are indicating as such". [Full Article...]

New Zealand volcano: Police call off search for two missing victims

New Zealand volcano: Police call off search for two missing victims Police have identified the pair believed to be washed out to sea as New Zealand tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman, 40, and Australian teenager Winona Langford, 17. "The disappointing factor for us is that we haven't located Hayden and Winona". A total of 25 remain hospitalized in critical condition. 'I am writing to ask for a pardon for my actions of a personal recovery'. [Full Article...]

Calgary Jewish community celebrates annual menorah lighting at City Hall

Calgary Jewish community celebrates annual menorah lighting at City Hall He additionally tweeted the greetings in Hebrew, Israel's official language. Since it is celebrated through lighting of Hanukkah lamps, the festival bears similarities with Diwali . As per the Jewish history, in 175 BCE King Antiochus IV Epiphanes banned the Jewish religion and desecrated the Second Temple in Jerusalem by slaughtering pigs in it. [Full Article...]

PM urges Britons 'not to argue' in Christmas message

PM urges Britons 'not to argue' in Christmas message That will then be a very hard time for the Royal Family, but I hope they can recover; because whatever difficulties there are with the Royal Family, I prefer it to the alternative options such as like in the United States, where they have an elected head of state, but their head of state is a very political figure. [Full Article...]

Russia's Putin seeks end to Libya conflict and talks between two sides

Russia's Putin seeks end to Libya conflict and talks between two sides Putin's aides have, according to some reports, been looking for ways to prolong his time in power by amending the constitution or finding a new post for him. He was re-elected again in 2012 and in 2018. "If anyone had any doubts about whether the chief will seek another presidential term, he will not", Simonyan said on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi defends new citizenship law as protests rage across India

Narendra Modi defends new citizenship law as protests rage across India They should first check if the crow has cut their ears or not. Shah categorically said NRC would be brought across the country. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari pointed out that the BJP manifesto mentioned NRC and home minister Amit Shah has also said on various occasions that there would be a nationwide NRC. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump says impeachment is 'a hoax'

US President Donald Trump says impeachment is 'a hoax' House Republicans had voted unanimously against impeachment charges for the president. Democrats want McConnell to allow top Trump aides like Mick Mulvaney, the White House acting chief of staff, and John Bolton, Trump's former national security adviser, to testify, according to a senior Democratic aide. [Full Article...]

Snow squalls possible in central Pa. on Wednesday

Snow squalls possible in central Pa. on Wednesday We have a Wind Advisory for the Beartooth foothills until noon Wednesday for winds gusting from 50 to 60 miles per hour. Lows early Wednesday and Thursday will hover around or below the freezing mark. Tuesday night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Friday , Dec. 20 will be another sunny day, but not as cold with the high temperature in the low 30s. [Full Article...]


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