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Lakers' Lonzo Ball Buys LaVar Ball $400K Rolls Royce For Christmas

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We had our office vehicle experts check the ride out, and it looks to be a Rolls-Royce Dawn, which retails around $350K. good use of Lonzo's $6 million salary from the Lakers this year. He has a contusion on his right quadriceps and is dealing with tendinitis in his left quadriceps. The rookie initially thought he would be ready for their Christmas Day matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves , but he started to experience swelling in his shoulder the next day. Read More »

Erdogan calls Syria's Assad a terrorist

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The top presidential aide also said that the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) continues restoration work for historical buildings in the country and will take more steps in this regard. Erdogan earlier visited Sudan and Chad, where he signed military and economic deals. He touched upon the ongoing economic obstacles following the revolution in 2011, as well as the issue of security, which poses a threat to tourism in the country. Read More »

Trump says passage of GOP tax bill will spur bipartisan healthcare reform

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The CBO put out a report on the GOP tax bill explaining how the tax bill would not live up to what was promised, noting that the bill will reduce billions of dollars in revenue between 2018-2027. In the 4th Congressional District, 80 percent of filers file using the standard deduction. But the expanded child credit helps offset the law's elimination of personal exemptions for children and parents that until now has reduced taxable income. Read More »

Government to table triple talaq bill in Parliament today

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But in August, the Supreme Court had ruled that the practice is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional". "This law is for women's rights and justice and not regarding any prayer, ritual or religion", Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said while tabling the Bill for debate amidst noisy scenes from those opposed to it. Read More »

Moon: Deal with Japan on 'comfort women' flawed

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South Korea wants Japan to take legal responsibility and provide due compensation. Moon's statement in which he vows unspecified follow-up measures to meet the victims' demands potentially throws the future of the deal in doubt, two years after both countries declared it as "final and irreversible". Read More »

Kabul: At least 40 feared dead after multiple blasts rock Afghanistan's capital

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Witnesses reported that at least two other explosions followed in the area, the Qalay Nazer neighborhood in western Kabul , including one blast at the entrance of the Afghan Voice Agency. We have 40 killed, 30 wounded, but this is not the final toll. IS also claimed Monday's attack on the National Directorate of Security spy agency in a statement via their Amaq propaganda arm. Read More »

Human rights of Jadhav's family were violated again and again: EAM Swaraj

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She emphasised that both the wife and the mother were asked to remove their bindis and jewellery, which had led Jadhav to ask about the welfare of his father as soon as they sat down for the meeting. Making a stinging attack on Pakistan, she said an emotional meeting of a mother with his son and of a wife with her husband after 22 months has been "used" by Pakistan as a "tool of propaganda". Read More »

Narendra Modi enjoys coffee at Indian Coffee House in Shimla

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Modi shared images of his trip to the Himalayan state on social media. "In Shimla , relished coffee at the Indian Coffee House and reminisced old days". They went berserk to shake hands with him and to take a selfie. When he studied in India, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai was a frequent visitor, too. Read More »

Indian Army kills 3 Pakistan soldiers in cross LoC firing

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One other soldier was injured in the unprovoked incident of firing by Indian troops. After Saturday's shooting, the Indian military had said in a statement that the soldiers' killings "will not go in vain". However, Intelligence sources suggest there could be more casualties. After the raid, there was heavy firing on both sides; intermittent firing was still continuing at the time of filing this report. Read More »

Texas man gets back at Grinch who stole his Christmas decorations

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A Texas homeowner who was upset about his holiday decorations being stolen on Christmas Eve made a decision to get even by starring the thief in his new yard display. "We're going to watch this Grinch and just sit around and enjoy the night", said Lamkin. This man wasn't the only " Grinch " to come out during this festive season. Read More »

Putin Critic Navalny's Presidential Bid Blocked by Election Body

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Russian anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny addresses a protest against new anti-terrorism legislation approved by President Vladimir Putin that critics say will curb basic freedoms and make it easier for the authorities to stifle dissent, in Moscow's Sokolniki park, Russia, August 9, 2016. Read More »

Florida bald eagles await arrival of 2 eaglets

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The pair has spent about a month taking turns sitting on the two eggs. "Hopefully the second egg isn't too far behind". CNN, The Weather Channel, local news stations across the country - and WINK News, of course - have run live streams from the cameras, spreading the latest chapter in a story that's featured a fight over Harriet between two lovers , the hatching of two baby eaglets and repeated injuries to one of those eaglets. Read More »

Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 87th time as President

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Air Force records . President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE visited his West Palm Beach, Fla., golf course the day after Christmas. Read More »

Health care threatened for nine million low-income U.S. children

Bellingham Technical College has announced a free clinic January 5th 8:30 - 11:0am with licensed dentists, to qualify local residents for reduced cost dental care; dental care for people who qualify is provided a training setting . State officials say they are optimistic their federal counterparts will act in time to keep the program funded, but they also are preparing for the worst. Read More »

Guatemala to Move Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

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Before 1980, when the Israeli Parliament had approved the Jerusalem Law, proclaiming the entire city Israel's undivided capital, Guatemala, as well as Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, the Netherlands, Panama, Venezuela and Uruguay had their embassy in the disputed city. Read More »

US Marshals capture triple homicide suspect in Tennessee

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The state is also where Dalton was found after the fatal 1998 shooting of his wife, Shannon. Police identified the victims as John W. Dalton, 70, Jean Dalton, 65, and Leonna Dalton-Phillip, 18. Police were summoned to a home in North Omaha near 37th and Spaulding, which the Omaha World-Herald reported Dalton is the owner of, shortly before 8 p.m. Read More »

Historic White House Magnolia Cut Back For Safety Reasons

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A tree-trimming took place at the White House on Wednesday, but not the kind you'd think. Jackson is believed to have planted the tree as a way to honor his late wife but little did he know it would be a scene to behold for over a century. Its portrait can be seen on the back of the US $20 bill. The first lady exuded confidence in outlining that all the necessary efforts had been made in an effort to preserve the historic tree and nothing more could be done. Read More »

PM didn't question Manmohan Singh's integrity: Arun Jaitley

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Congress MPs are not allowing the upper house to commence as they are demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that Manmohan Singh colluded with Pakistan . Aiyar's comment had drawn an immediate rebuke from Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who had asked him to apologise for the statement hours before the Congress suspended Aiyar from primary membership of the party. Read More »

Lake Effect Snow Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory

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The bitter, bitter cold. The advisory went as late as 3 a.m. today in Livingston County and advisories were also in Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Niagara and northern Erie counties. Air temperatures Wednesday were not expected to rise above 10 degrees. Cold air has settled in over MI and it will not be leaving anytime soon. At least it will be sunny for a couple days. Read More »

Injured in St. Petersburg Supermarket Blast

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Alexander Klaus, the chief of the local branch of the Investigative Committee, said 10 people have been hospitalized with injuries. Four people have been taken to hospital and six victims are being treated at the scene. The Sputnik news agency reported that the Committee believe an improvised explosive device "filled with projectiles" caused the blast. A huge explosion, equivalent of 200g of TNT, ripped through the Perekrestok market in northwest St Petersburg on Wednesday (27 December). Read More »

Sandbag thrown from bridge hits vehicle, and teens charged with murder

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The teens, aged 13-14, are now each charged with murder, felony vehicular vandalism and misdemeanor vehicular vandalism. On Friday, Marquise Byrd, of Warren, Mich., succumbed to injuries sustained on December 19, when the teenagers allegedly dropped a construction sandbag from an overpass onto an interstate in OH, the Toledo Police Department said. Read More »

Ariz. Baby Dies After Dad Bends Him to Make Him Stop Crying

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Resendiz told police he had put the baby to bed on the sofa between 10 and 11 p.m. Monday, azfamily.com reported . An infant has died after his father allegedly bent him in two because he was crying. He said that he called 911 more than 12 hours later when the baby did not wake from sleeping. Police said the baby died Thursday, Dec. 21, WITI-TV reports . Read More »

Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again

Washington has rejected similar Russian allegations in the past, saying US forces remain committed to killing off the Islamic State and denying it safe havens. "They are practically Islamic State", he said. They change their colors, take different names - the "New Syrian Army" and others. "We can tell you that we are working with our partners to kill or capture all remaining ISIS terrorists, to destroy their network and prevent their resurgence, and also to prevent them from escaping to ... Read More »

Ukrainian forces and rebels exchange POWs as war grinds on

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Relatives and friend of the Ukrainian prisoners held by the rebels hold a Ukrainian National flag as they wait them at the Kiev's airport in Kiev, Ukraine . One man was holding a cat. Separatist leaders and a Ukrainian government representative finally agreed to the exchange last week, with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church acting as mediator. Read More »

Geely takes top stake in Swedish truck maker AB Volvo

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The deal will give AB Volvo access to Geely's market knowledge, resources, and technologies. Earlier this year, Geely bought 49.90% of Malaysian auto business Proto and 51% of Lotus (owned by Proton) and in 2013 Geely saved the struggling London Taxi Company after purchasing it. Read More »

Malegaon Blast: Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Colonel Purohit Discharged - A Timeline Of Investigation

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In the Malegaon blasts case, Sadhvi Pragya and Lt Col Purohit will be tried under UAPA section 18 and other charges of IP. Since the accused are all out on bail, that will continue until the charges are framed formally on January 15, 2018. The Maharashtra Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad had arrested 11 people in the case in November 2008 . However, in April 2011, the investigation was transferred to the NIA. Read More »

Record Christmas storm buries west Pennsylvania in almost 5 feet of snow

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Reports said the city of Erie, located 100 miles south-west from Buffalo, New York, and on the edge of Lake Erie, had seen 62.9 inches of snow fall since December 23. More snow was expected at a rate of up to an inch or two per hour as residents were warned to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary and pack emergency kits including tow ropes, flashlights, shovels and flares for essential travel. Read More »

Dominion sending more personnel, equipment to Puerto Rico

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Following the expected arrival of this restoration equipment in Puerto Rico in mid-January, Ameren is planning for its co-workers to be on the ground contributing to the relief effort shortly thereafter, as part of a contingent of 1,500 additional personnel arriving from the mainland. Read More »

Extreme cold warning issued for most of Saskatchewan

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The high is anticipated at -28 with an extreme wind chill of -47. The warning was issued at 11 a.m., Tuesday morning and was continued overnight. Overnight Wednesday forecasted at a low of -31. The outer layer should be wind resistant. Toronto's Medical Officer of Health is warning anyone heading outside to cover as much exposed skin as possible, as frostbite can develop quickly in these frigid conditions. Read More »

Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health

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She attended her hearing on Monday before she was sentenced on Tuesday. 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. Read More »

Golf ball-sized radiant fireball zooms by New England's night sky

A mysterious fiery blaze that cut across the night's sky from MA to ME baffled stargazers last night but was likely a tiny meteor . Spectators tweeted about the meteor describing it as a ball of very bright light. The last meteor shower in the area occured 10 days ago. The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Programme webcam on Mount Agamenticus in York County captured the event at 5:52pm, as did a security camera for the U.S. Read More »

Weather warning of ice issued

For years, Christmas was declared "white" if a single flake of snow was observed by a professional meteorologist falling on the roof of the London Weather Centre. The Met Office warned that spray and flooding on some roads was likely to add delays to people's journeys. Forecasters say heavy rain and snow could affect north east Wales from 6pm on tomorrow through to 11am the following day bringing an end the mild weather. Read More »

Quotient Investors LLC Has $530000 Position in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB)

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American National Bank who had been investing in General Elec Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $151.15B market cap company. Lsv Asset Management reported 7,100 shares stake. Tocqueville Asset Management Ltd Partnership has invested 0.39% in Pepsico, Inc. The Wyoming-based Cannell Capital Llc has invested 0.45% in the stock. Read More »