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White House Urges World-Wide Support for Iran Protesters

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The clashes were sparked off as protesters tried to steal guns, according to reports. About 100 people were detained overnight in the region where most of the unrest was occurring, near the central city of Isfahan, according to state TV. The protests, led by young people, are being held against the backdrop of moderate President Hassan Rouhani's failure to bring more political change and economic opportunity. Read More »

Day after clashes in Pune, tension grips parts of Mumbai

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All other services on Central Railway running normally. Individuals with saffron flags reportedly pelted stones at cars going towards the village reported Scroll.in . Thousands of Dalits had on Monday paid tributes at the Bhima-Koregaon Victory Pillar near Perne on the Pune-Ahmednagar road. Shutdowns were particularly tense in Marathwada where condemnations of the Koregaon-Bhima violence became violent. Read More »

Alabama's winter weather threat has ended, now prepare for extreme cold

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At midnight, and the start of 2018, temperatures will be in the upper teens to the upper 20s with wind chill values in the upper single digits to the upper teens. Revelers shivered as they celebrated New Year's Eve, and the frigid weather continued into New Year's Day on Monday. Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties hit subzero temperatures Sunday into Monday, with the lows bottoming out between 6 and 8 a.m. Read More »

Storm Eleanor expected to hit Britain with 80mph winds

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The East of England is one of the areas of the United Kingdom covered by a yellow warning of wind, with forecasters warning strong and, at times, gusty winds are on their way. Even when the storm passes, high winds can be expected across the country well into Wednesday, with the warning running until 9pm on Wednesday. The lively weather is set to move eastwards across the country and there is a danger of quite significant snowfall in the north of Scotland, even at lower levels, low pressure ... Read More »

At least 20 people are dead in Iran's bloody week of protests

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A member of the Revolutionary Guards was killed in nearby Kahriz Sang, and a passer-by in the town of Kahriz Sang - all in the region around the cultural centre of Isfahan. The towns are all in Iran's central Isfahan province, some 215 miles south of Tehran. Hundreds of people have been arrested following the clashes. Read More »

South Korea offers talks with defiant North ahead of Olympics

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in presides over the national security council at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, November 29, 2017. The U.S. State Department did not respond to a requests for comment on Kim's address, but analysts said it was an attempt to weaken the U.S. The New Year's address is an annual event in North Korea and is watched closely for indications of the direction and priorities Kim may adopt in the year ahead. Read More »

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

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Senior officials who did not want to be quoted told ET that during internal, high-level discussions on the triple talaq bill , all stakeholders were satisfied that the proposed law doesn't stop Muslim women from availing rights available to them under any other law. Read More »

Liverpool fans angry over Nike Barcelona-Philippe Coutinho advertisement

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Liverpool is reportedly very angry regarding this freaky turn of events and might make the Catalan club pay for the mistake by Nike. While he is obviously not distracted by the nearly incessant speculation around his future on Merseyside, Coutinho is a sought-after player and another move by Barca will surely at the very least turn his head. Read More »

Bama routs Clemson behind defensive dominance

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It'll be Alabama's third consecutive national championship game appearance, with the Tide winning in 2015 before finishing as the runner-up a year ago. When a Heisman Trophy quarterback meets a top-10 defense in a bowl game, it's usually the defense that prevails. He got the chance to showcase his hands once again. Read More »

Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters success

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Netanyahu, in a video posted on social media on Monday, denied an Israeli connection to the anti-government protests in Iran , which have reached their fifth day with 12 reported dead. Israel has long viewed Iran as its greatest security threat because of Tehran's nuclear programme, its support for regional militants and Iranian leaders' frequent calls for Israel to be eliminated. Read More »

Amber Alert for two Texas girls after woman found dead

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Texas cops seek Terry Allen Miles , 44, in the disappearance of two girls, and one woman's death. The girls are believed to be in grave or immediate danger. The suspect was last heard from in Round Rock, TX on 12/30/17. Officials say Miles may have traveled across state lines with the two girls. Authorities said Miles wears glasses. Read More »

North Korea's Kim Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is beginning 2018 by issuing a new wave of threats against US, touting his natin's ability to deploy nuclear weapons with the push of a button. Yet he insisted that both North and South Korea "should make efforts". Kim's speech is the latest in the ongoing public war of words with US President Donald Trump, a spat that has compounded fears of armed conflict between the two countries in recent months. Read More »

Kim warns U.S. that 'nuclear launch button is on his desk'

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North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September in defiance of worldwide warnings and sanctions , raising fears of a new conflict on the Korean peninsula. A United States 7th Air Force official said the top-of-the-line F-22s are being joined by Air Force and Marine Corps F-35s in the largest concentration of fifth-generation fighter jets ever in South Korea. Read More »

UCF tries to complete ideal season with Peach Bowl victory

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Looks like the old Kerryon to me. But it was because he wanted to be there for us". That mindset ultimately helped Auburn overcome two losses and all the adversity that went along with them to reach the SEC Championship game. "He's out there, he's an active guy". If Auburn can create havoc and pressure in the pocket for Milton, Auburn is likely to be able to run down the UCF quarterback in scramble situations. Read More »

IShares CMBS (CMBS) Rises 0.12% for Dec 31

The current ratio, also known as the working capital ratio, is a liquidity ratio that displays the proportion of current assets of a business relative to the current liabilities. The Magic Formula was devised and made popular by Joel Greenblatt in his book "The Little Book That Beats the Market". This represents a yield of 0.25%. Read More »

Eyeing a Storm as 2018 Starts Cold

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The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for southeastern MI and the Upper Peninsula this New Year's Eve. It will be a dangerously cold night across West Texas. It will be even colder to start the month of January. It will be sunny today with highs only near 5 degrees. Low -10. Wind chills -10 to -30. The chances of snow come to a halt as winds shift from the southwest, eventually leading to clearing morning clouds bringing us some afternoon sun. Read More »

WIND CHILL ADVISORY: Below-zero temperatures all week

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Unsafe wind chills will be possible. We start off the new year with continued frigid temperatures. Get our daily forecasts on your Amazon Alexa device. Weather Alert Day for unsafe wind chills and bitter cold temperatures. Temps will drop into the low/mid single digits! See Brian Jackson's forecast through the week. Read More »

Muslim woman can now travel for Hajj alone, thanks to Modi government

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Around 1,300 women have applied to undertake the journey next year to Saudi Arabia without " Mehram ", Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said. It's therefore possible for countries to have bilateral agreements with Riyadh to facilitate non- mehram travel for over-45 women Haj pilgrims, and India's minority affairs ministry has chose to do so for Haj in 2018. Read More »

Rabbi calls Lorde a bigot in full-page Washington Post ad

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The "Green Light" singer faced backlash after announcing a show in Israel, with fans fans arguing that the concert would act as an endorsement of Israel's occupation of Palestine. It also criticises New Zealand's co-sponsorship of a United Nations resolution which condemned continued Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory and caused a six-month diplomatic rift with Israel. Read More »

Troop 111 hosting Polar Bear Plunge

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Swimmers in the eastern Ontario town of Perth, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria will take the plunge later in the day. "What I always worry about is the guy at the cottage who, after having a few drinks, decide they should go out, cut a hole in the ice and plunge into the water", Cheung said. Read More »

4 dead in New Jersey domestic incident

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The teenager is expected to be charged with four counts of murder. He reportedly began shooting just before midnight . The bodies of 42-year-old Linda Kologi, 44-year-old Steven Kologi, 18-year-old Brittany Kologi and Mary Schultz, a 70-year-old friend who lived with the family, were found inside. Read More »

Iranian Exiles Contrast Trump Role in Protests to Obama's

Two people were killed overnight, becoming the first deaths attributed to the rallies. . Graham said , "He's told the North Koreans 'I will deny you the capability to hit America with a nuclear-tip missile.' If they test another bomb, they're closer to having that capability". Read More »

Rain saves West Indies after electric Munro knock

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The home side have already tucked away victories in the two Tests, three one-dayers and the first of three T20 matches. This means West Indies are still winless on this tour after seven global matches and two tour games. Munro's assault against Carlos Brathwaite and Kesrick Williams was like a volcano blowing its lid. Wicketkeeper Glenn Phillips, in only his fourth one-day global for New Zealand , made 56, took three catches and had two stumpings in a man-of-the-match performance which ... Read More »

Likud to Annex Settlements, Impose Israeli Law

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Trump this month recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of USA policy. "We must recognize this sovereignty". Likud voted Sunday in favor of a non-binding resolution, asking Israeli law to be applied to "the freed settled expanses of the West Bank", referring to the parts of the occupied land where Israel has built illegal settlements since 1967. Read More »

Man charged with murder, accused of almost beheading girlfriend with sword

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The victim was found in the living room and was pronounced dead when officers arrived, police said. Kenneth Wayne Lockings Jr . was charged with murder after he used a sword to almost decapitate his girlfriend. He's being held without bail at Harris County Jail . Though she didn't know what led up to Jernigan's slaying, she told the newspaper that Lockings was "really messed up in the head". Read More »

Orlando hospitals welcome New Year's Day babies

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Fifteen minutes later Erin Miller and Matthew Briggs, from Bo'ness, met their first baby at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert. According to Breaking News , there were two other babies born at the exact same time becoming the second babies born in 2018. Read More »

US To Decide On Whether To Withhold $255m In Aid To Pakistan

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Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 1, 2018The New York Times reported late last week that the Trump administration might withhold $225 million in aid over frustration with Pakistan's handling of terror networks. In August, Trump unveiled a new USA strategy for the war in Afghanistan aimed at defeating the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network, an affiliated group that operates in Pakistan. Read More »

Thousands flee fireworks explosion at Australian beach

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An explosion sparked a fire on a display barge metres away from the crowd, with two pyrotechnicians jumping into the sea to escape the flames. A few minutes into the show at Terrigal Beach in New South Wales, an apparent malfunction caused fireworks to go off at random, some towards the beach, the BBC said. Read More »

Iran's religious leadership backs legitimate demands of people

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Two people were killed overnight in western Iran in anti-government protests, Iran's Labor News Agency (ILNA) reported on Sunday. "I do not know whether yesterday's shooting was done by rally participants or the police and this issue is being investigated", local MP Hedayatollah Khademi said . Read More »

Bombing Kills At Least 17 At Funeral In Eastern Afghan City

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Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for provincial governor, later said that the explosives had been placed in a motorcycle at the cemetry. No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. "We've been on a long road together, but President Trump made it clear earlier this year that we are with you", Pence said at the presidential palace in Kabul . Read More »

Colorado shooting: Suspect identified as Matthew Riehl

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The official had been briefed on the investigation but spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case publicly. Parrish was apparently "not conscious", and he was also shot multiple times, Spurlock said. Read More »