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Chandler Game-Winning Alley-Oop Lifts Suns Over Grizzlies

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Officials reviewed the play to see if there was offensive basket interference, but Suns coach Jay Triano, who drew up the play, knew there wouldn't be. "We've never run that play and it was kind of insane with all the situation going on", Bender said "You know, once you look at a play, you realize it's the right play to do". Read More »

Bitter cold, lake-effect snow to continue

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Sunshine returns on Wednesday , but again won't do much to get rid of the cold, as highs tomorrow will likely be a few degrees colder than Tuesday's already cold numbers. An arctic front moves in by Saturday with accumulating snow, high winds and bitterly cold air. Temperatures will be the big headline with readings remaining below freezing through the weekend. Read More »

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%

For the people, consuming water up to 20,000 litres, there is no change in the water tariff. "The decision to raise water and sewer charges by 20 per cent is an irresponsible action of the government", he said. The DJB will not charge households consuming up to 20,000 litres a month, in line with the subsidy scheme of the Kejriwal government, which was a key poll promise of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), an official said. Read More »

Duke vs. Northern Illinois Quick Lane Bowl Predictions 12/26/17

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The Quick Lane Bowl only just got underway, but there's already been a play that will be in consideration for the worst play of the bowl season. "I'm sure the people in Detroit will be great", Carey said. Quarterback Daniel Jones accounted for three touchdowns to lead his team to a 36-14 win over Northern Illinois on Tuesday night. After that, it was all Duke, which scored the final 22 points. Read More »

'Real Housewives' star says she's sorry after Florida arrest

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Luann , welcome to the resistance. As she was being apprehended, de Lesseps allegedly shouted , "I'm going to kill you all" at the cops. De Lesseps has appeared on the " Real Housewives of New York City ", which chronicles of the travails of the city's wealthy socialites, since its premiere in 2008. Read More »

New Black Panther TV Spot Just Makes Us Want More

I think that puts T'Challa in a hard situation. Black Panther follows T'Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. Read More »

Israeli Official Believes 10 More Nations Will Recognize Jerusalem as Capital

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Guatemala's decision came three weeks after the United States chose to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and four days after it was one of only nine countries in the United Nations to vote against a resolution slamming the USA move. Guatemala is home to about 1,000 Jews out of a population of 15 million. Morales, like Trump, was a television entertainer with no real political experience before becoming president of Guatemala in 2016. Read More »

Cuomo is allowing New Yorkers to prepay their property taxes

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Cuomo conceded that prepayment may be hard for some households, the outlet reported. The order authorizes localities to issue warrants for the collection of early property tax payments and to accept partial payment - allowing New Yorkers to pay a portion or all of their 2018 property taxes before the end of the year to keep the deductibility. Read More »

Four found dead in possible homicide in Troy basement apartment

Troy Police Captain Daniel DeWolf said the bodies were found in the basement. Authorities in Troy are investigating multiple deaths on 2nd Avenue. DeWolf said the passings "seem suspicious", The ( Albany) Times Union revealed. "Especially at this time of year". Investigators are still processing the scene and have not said if they know any causes of death. Police did not promptly uncover the casualties' characters or ages. Read More »

Library of Congress will no longer archive every public tweet

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Since 2010 , Library of Congress has been archiving every single public tweet: Yours, ours, the president's . In a white paper released on Tuesday, the library said that the shift is due in part to Twitter's recent decision to double the character limit on tweets and to the increased volume of posts since the agreement was first reached. Read More »

Donald Trump Issues Statement for Kwanzaa

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Tuesday, December 26, marks the beginning of a celebration of African heritage and it's drawing quite a crowd in Charlottesville. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Decorations are often colorful, and can include the Bendera Ya Taifa - the traditional Kwanzaa flag - as well as African masks, painted ceramic bowls, and displays of fruit and vegetable arrangements that symbolize a bountiful harvest. Read More »

Vladimir Putin warns of 'large-scale conflict' over North Korea

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According to the Treasury, Kim is allegedly a " key figure " in a project aimed at finding a way to switch North Korean rockets from liquid to solid fuel. The men are said to be key leaders of the country's missile program, which has already led to many sanctions. The resolution put a cap on the country's crude oil imports and limits imports of refined oil products. Read More »

Excessive gaming may be labeled a mental health disorder

However, the new "gaming disorder" can be applied to both online and offline gaming. The behavior hurts one personally, educationally or occupationally or adversely affects other important areas of life like relationships, according to the proposed definition. Read More »

Hatch fires back at Salt Lake Tribune over blistering editorial

The 83-year-old tweeted out a picture of the front page editorial , saying he was "grateful for this great Christmas honor". In a subsequent tweet, Whitlock issued a formal response to the Tribune editorial, urging the newspaper's editorial board to "find joy this holiday season in something beyond baselessly attacking the service and integrity of someone who [has] given 40 years to the people of Utah ". Read More »

It wasn't last meeting, will decide on consular access to Jadhav

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The Foreign Office spokesperson said Jadhav's wife and mother thanked Pakistan for the gesture while a recorded message of the Indian spy was also released in this regard. The reply, which was submitted by the Foreign Office's Director, Fariha Bugti, also claimed that Jadhav's case did not fall under the purview of the Vienna Convention. Read More »

Friends Since Middle School Learn That They Are Brothers - After 60 Years

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Two childhood friends from Hawaii received an extraordinary Christmas gift this year: They found out they're brothers. Macfarlane picked up the phone to call Robinson, and the two soon realized they share a biological mother. "It really is a Christmas miracle and we're just so happy that we found it", Macfarlane-Flores told the station. During Macfarlane's search the username ROBI737 kept cropping up as a DNA match - a username that was all too familiar to him. Read More »

World's largest amphibious aircraft takes off in China

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The machine was developed by China's Aviation Industry Corporation, and the company already has orders for 17 units, SCMP reports. Construction on the first prototype began in March 2014 and was completed in July 2016. The reports say the aircraft is about 40 meters long and has a maximum range of 4,500 kilometers. It can carry 50 people during search-and-rescue missions, collect 12 tonnes of water in 20 seconds for fire fighting and transport up to 370 tonnes of water on a single tank of ... Read More »

U.S. training of ex-terrorists in Syria alarming: Russian Federation

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North Korea's foreign ministry said on Sunday that the latest United Nations sanctions against North Korea were an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it. North Korea regularly threatens to destroy South Korea, the United States and Japan, and says its weapons are necessary to counter USA aggression. The latest sanctions were the third imposed on Pyongyang this year in an attempt to prevent it from furthering its nuclear and missiles programme. Read More »

Trump calls dossier about him 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

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The Facebook ads from a Russian troll imply that the Russian propaganda campaign of 2016 didn't favour either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in many instances. Washington D.C. based opposition research firm Fusion GPS arranged the dossier, which was originally funded by the Washington Free Beacon during the Republican presidential primary. Read More »

Pop Star Lorde Drops Planned Israeli Concert After Criticism

Yesterday concert promoter Eran Arielli posted on Facebook that show had been cancelled but he had no complaints about Lorde . "But solutions come from engagement and lead to compromise, co-operation, and peace". The Simon Wiesenthal Center also slammed Lorde's decision, calling it a "classic example of the world's singular obsession with one country, the State of Israel". Read More »

Record-breaking Kane leads Spurs to 5-2 win over Southampton

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Kane was in top form against the Clarets, taking the match-ball home as he scored a hat-trick at Turf Moor, the home ground where Burnley had conceded just three goals all season prior. Spurs have been the Premier League's best team over Christmas in each of the last two seasons - winning seven straight matches from December 14 previous year - and their back-to-back title challenges have been built on formidable second halves to the season. Read More »

Christmas Brings Snow, Strong Winds to New England

The Emerald City's odds of a White Christmas, which the National Weather Service defines as at least 1 inch of snow on the ground Christmas morning, are only about 7 percent, as reported by Q13 FOX . With the thermometer hovering around the freezing mark, snow showers continued during the morning hours of Christmas Day. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Christmas Day Historic Snowfall Probability Map, Richwood has the region's greatest chance to see snow on ... Read More »

Sound of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68

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In 1975 she married fellow actor Robert Urich , and the couple adopted three kids: Allison, Emily, and Ryan. "We... mourn the passing of Heather Menzies-Urich", the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, which holds the rights to the musical, said on its website. Read More »

Briton Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt on drug charges

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She said she was transporting the pills for her Egyptian husband, Omar, 33, who suffers from back pain following a auto crash. The family have lodged an immediate appeal, but Rachel said she did not know whether it would be heard on Tuesday. Read More »

Miss America leaders resign amid leaked email scandal

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The organization's CEO, Sam Haskell (main picture), resigned from his post Saturday, a day after he was suspended by the board. Haskell forwarded the email to Miss America telecast lead writer Lewis Friedman and noted, "Not a single day passes that I am not told some frightful story about Mallory". Read More »

Up to 10 cm of snow expected Christmas Eve, Environment Canada says

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Environment Canada predicts a high of -12 C for Boxing Day, -19 C for Wednesday, -20 C for Thursday and a high of -21 C Friday, not factoring in the wind chill. "A low over OH this evening is gathering strength and will race towards us this evening", Environment Canada said in its warning Sunday. There are special weather statements in effect for parts of Nova Scotia that are expected to see snow, freezing rain and showers. Read More »

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's Mumbai reception: All you need to know!

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The newlyweds Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli returned to the city of Mumbai on last Friday. In fact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi too attended the wedding reception and congratulated the duo. So, most likely, he will cover the Mumbai reception as well. The lavish Astor Ballroom of the hotel, which boasts of 23-foot-high ceiling and crystal chandeliers will host the wedding reception . Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav's kin meet Sushma Swaraj upon return from Pakistan

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Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday shared images where mother and wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav could be seen meeting the detained Indian prisoner. Jadhav has been in the Pakistani jail since April over allegations of being an Indian spy. Kulbhushan Jadhav is in Pakistani custody and is a death-row prisoner under spying charges. Read More »

Vijay Rupani rakes oath as Gujarat CM

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Please Wait while comments are loading. Along with Rupani and his deputy Nitin Patel, several others were also sworn-in by Governor OP Kohli. Moreover, ministers of state in the new government are: Pradipsinh Bhagvatsinh Jadeja, Patel Parbatbhai Savabhai, Jaydrathsinhji Parmer, Patkar Ramanlal Nanubhai, Parsottambhai Odhavjibhai Solanki, Ishwarsinh Thakorbhai Patel, Ahiur Vasanbhai Gopalbhai, Kishor Kanani (Kumar), Khabad Bachubhai Maganbhai and Dave Vaibhavari. Read More »

Pakistan asks United States to ensure return of Afghan refugees

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Rabbani is now in Beijing to attend a three-way meeting with his Chinese and Pakistani foreign ministers. Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif represented Pakistan and the three foreign ministers had an in-depth exchange on political mutual trust, reconciliation, development, security cooperation and counter-terrorism. Read More »

First snow, Now Cold, As National Weather Service Issues Wind Chill Advisory

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Frostbite can strike in just 30 minutes if skin is exposed. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 5. Actual temperatures will fall a bit below zero, but a breezy northwest wind will make it feel like -10 to -25! Expect areas of blowing and drifting snow, with wind gusts of 30 to 40 miles per hour, reduced visibility and drifts, which will make travel hard at times. Read More »