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Colder weather on the way

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Monday night's low was expected to fall to 11 degrees with a slight chance of a light dusting of snow. AccuWeather says the Hazleton area will see a high of 20 and a low of zero today through Monday. A north wind will be 3 to 5 miles per hour. The chance of rain or sleet after daybreak Wednesday is 30 percent, and the highs tomorrow are expected to be in the mid 40s. Read More »

3.1 magnitude quake felt in Santa Clara County

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It struck at a depth of about 4 1/2 miles. There were no reports of damage or injuries. According to the USGS , the epicenter was four miles from East Foothills, five miles from Alum Rock, nine miles from Milpitas and 82 miles from Sacramento. Read More »

GST for December 2017 has been Rs. 80808 crores

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The total collection of GST till 25 December stood at Rs80,808 crore for November and 53.06 lakh returns have been filed for the month, a finance ministry statement said. "It is hoped that the level of compliance improves further so that the revenue is back on track". The lower collections in November depict a trend where the collections seem to be declining every month since July. Read More »

Obama tells Prince Harry that social media is 'corroding civil discourse'

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In Wednesday's interview, which was conducted in Toronto in September , the former president also talked about what his life has been like since leaving the White House - saying it's appeared to move in slow motion, and that he's been able to spend more time talking to his wife, former first lady Michelle Obama , and have "a long breakfast". Read More »

Medical evacuations begin from rebel-held Syrian city Eastern Ghouta

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In return, the government is allowing the evacuation of 29 of the most critical cases. The Syrian Red Crescent and International Committee of the Red Cross announced, on their official Twitter accounts Tuesday, that the first patients were to be taken out of the rebel-controlled area of Eastern Ghouta. Read More »

Melania Trump snaps festive Christmas selfie

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Evangelical Christians have complained of a "war on Christmas" allegedly waged by liberals who say they want to preserve the separation between church and state. "So your grandma's gonna be good, OK, she's gonna be good", Trump added. 'How are you? Merry Christmas? This was only the second time the First Lady had worn a design by Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld. Read More »

Trump hits the golf course after Christmas

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On Tuesday, when he ventured to the Trump International Golf Club in Florida, Trump marked his 85th day at one of his golf clubs since becoming president. President Donald Trump has spent a significant chunk of his first year in office at his properties or golf clubs. On Sunday, he golfed with friends, according to the White House, and he hit the links on Saturday with pro golfers Jim Herman, Daniel Berger, Justin Thomas and Thomas' father. Read More »

China exported no oil products to North Korea in November

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Tensions have increased again over the ongoing missile and nuclear programs in North Korea, pursued by the country in defiance over resolutions by the UN. During their bilateral summit in Beijing , Trump and Xi reportedly agreed that North Korea will never be accepted as a nuclear state and that worldwide pressure must continue until the regime gives up its nuclear ambition. Read More »

Kearney residents killed in Kansas crash caused by weather

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Luft, 47, of Kearney, Mo., was driving a 2001 Dodge Dakota westbound on I-70. Several people reportedly have died following a rollover wreck along I-70 in Dickinson Co. The driver and a passenger in the second vehicle were transported to a Missoula hospital to be treated for injuries. None of the occupants was wearing seat belts. Read More »

Kang comments on comfort women report

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However, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha said the government will heed the findings to develop a "victim-centered approach". Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga referred to the agreement as a deal pledged by the leaders of the 2 countries in front of the global community, adding that it has been given high marks. Read More »

Devanuru Mahadeva condemns statement of union minister

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Yes constitution has given that right to say "we are secular and we will say it". "It is for the prime minister to take a call on him", Azad said. When the House resumed, members from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) trooped near the Speaker's podium, displaying placards and raising slogans demanding a separate High Court for the newly carved out state of Telangana. Read More »

Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM

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He is the 14th chief minister of Himachal Pradesh , a state famous for picturesque tourist destinations. Shimla: The BJP has succeeded in elbowing out veteran leader Prem Kumar Dhumal from the race for chief ministership. Thakur contested on a BJP ticket in the 1993 Assembly polls. Thakur, from Tandi village in Mandi district's Seraj assembly constituency, was elected as an MLA for the first time in 1998 from Chachiot in Mandi and was re-elected in 2003 and 2007 from the same seat. Read More »

Australian grandmother acquitted of trafficking drugs into Malaysia

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The numbers are watched closely by economists, given that consumer spending drives two-thirds of the United States economy. Exposto claimed she was handed the bag just before she left Shanghai by a friend of her boyfriend, a man who identified himself as "Captain Daniel Smith", who claimed to be a U.S. Read More »

Crude Oil Surges To Highest Since 2015

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According to the source, the price for February Futures WTI oil increased by 0,05%, totaling to $58,50 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). Phil Flynn, of the Price Futures Group in Chicago, said while there were several factors behind the price jump, "the headline today is Libya, which is raising concern about the oil supply". Read More »

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

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 »