United States sanctions Iranian entities over ballistic missile program

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin linked the move to the recent protests sparked by Iran's economic problems. The sanctions freeze any property the companies hold in the United States, and prohibit Americans from dealing with them. President ... More..

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11-year-old dead after being struck by train in Haines City
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

11-year-old dead after being struck by train in Haines City

The child was wearing her earphones and looking down at her cell phone while crossing the tracks, according to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd . The girl, identified as Yazmin White , had left a restaurant o...More..

´Don´t fear death´: China´s Xi urges blunt call to army
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

´Don´t fear death´: China´s Xi urges blunt call to army

China's military personnel should "neither fear hardship nor death", Xi told thousands of military personnel during an inspection visit Wednesday to the People's Liberation Army's Central Theatre Comma...More..

Police identify woman found dead in back of vehicle going 118 miles per hour
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Police identify woman found dead in back of vehicle going 118 miles per hour

Michelle Nanette Walsh, 58, was found dead January 1, wrapped in a blanket in the back seat of a auto driven by Tosten David Walsh Lommen, according to a news release from the South Dakota attorney general. An ...More..

New York City Public Schools To Close Thursday For Snowstorm
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

New York City Public Schools To Close Thursday For Snowstorm

In May, a man said by police to be high on drugs drove through crowds of pedestrians for more than three blocks, killing one. If you go out, go out for as little time as possible. De Blasio says Queens has expe...More..

Trump targets book, threatens ex-ally Bannon with legal action
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Trump targets book, threatens ex-ally Bannon with legal action

But many White House staffers raised concerns about the ban and anxious that because government-issued phones don't allow texting, they'll have a hard time keeping in touch with family while at work. "The p...More..

Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks

On two occasions, Mr. Moore picked up Ms. Corfman near her home and drove her to his house, where they were alone. "Then he and his campaign called me a liar and immoral when I publicly disclosed his misconduct...More..

Case against American journalist accused of insulting Mugabe dropped
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Case against American journalist accused of insulting Mugabe dropped

Mugabe resigned last month following military and public pressure, ending his 37-year reign. The court dropped the case after prosecutors failed to meet a deadline to say when they would be ready to proceed wit...More..

Four dead in North Carolina after winter storm
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Four dead in North Carolina after winter storm

It comes amid a cold snap that has gripped much of the USA for over a week and killed more than a dozen people. More than 3300 flights were cancelled ahead of the storm's arrival in the northeast on Thursday....More..

Read Trump lawyer's letter to Michael Wolff and Steve Rubin
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Read Trump lawyer's letter to Michael Wolff and Steve Rubin

In a letter sent to publisher Steve Rubin and author Michael Wolff by Trump's legal team, the president also demanded "a full and complete retraction and apology". According to Wolff, Bannon discussed Trump's...More..

Northland School District Shortened School Week Is Cost Effective
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Northland School District Shortened School Week Is Cost Effective

Students may have returned to the classroom following winter break but the playgrounds are empty as cold temperatures force schools to makes some schedule changes. But even after all their hard work preparing, ...More..

Friday's First Warning Forecast: Below zero wind chill
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Friday's First Warning Forecast: Below zero wind chill

It is very cold tonight with lows in the single digits and again we will be dealing with unsafe wind chill values between -4 and -9 degrees. "In the most persistent lake snows in the advisory area, 10 to 12",...More..

Cold weather alert issued for Niagara
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Cold weather alert issued for Niagara

Temperatures dropped to -20C overnight, with the wind chill it felt like -34. And now, Environment Canada is warning it's about to get even colder. Extremely cold temperatures are gripping Ottawa for the fina...More..

Turkish President presses for peace, stability in Iran
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Turkish President presses for peace, stability in Iran

Rouhani thanked President Erdoğan in return, expressing hope that the protests will end in a couple of days. The comments were not immediately confirmed by the Iranian side. Bozdag called on the Iranian gove...More..

EU Condemns Israel's 'Terrorist' Bill, Says Death Penalty is 'Inhuman'
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

EU Condemns Israel's 'Terrorist' Bill, Says Death Penalty is 'Inhuman'

It requires three more votes in parliament to become law. In a visit during the shiva, he said he was "dismayed" when the relatives "who survived the awful attack, told me how the terrorist held the knife and...More..

UIDAI Files FIR Against Gujarat Grievance Redressal Forum Over Alleged Aadhaar Leak
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

UIDAI Files FIR Against Gujarat Grievance Redressal Forum Over Alleged Aadhaar Leak

Weighing in on reports of alleged breach in security for Aadhaar database in India, and government surveillance of its citizens globally, USA whistle-blower and former Central Intelligence Agency employee Edwa...More..

East Coast storm causes flight cancellations at DIA
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

East Coast storm causes flight cancellations at DIA

East Coast travel hubs were hit the hardest. Blizzards closed John F. Kennedy International Airport in NY and other airports. Punta Gorda Airport's lone carrier, Allegiant Air, has lost flights to Trenton...More..

Manafort Sues Robert Mueller, DOJ, Calling Inquiry 'Overly Broad'
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Manafort Sues Robert Mueller, DOJ, Calling Inquiry 'Overly Broad'

Mueller carte blanche to investigate and pursue criminal charges in connection with anything he stumbles across while investigating, no matter how remote from the specific matter identified as the subject of th...More..

Cuomo's address draws mixed response
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Cuomo's address draws mixed response

The Governor rightly acknowledged the significant drop in crime across the state, but failed to acknowledge the vast role that initiatives here in New York City such as the Community Safety Act, the Criminal Ju...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

U.S. puts Pakistan on watch list for 'violation of religious freedom'

The state department said that the decision reflects Trump administration's frustration that Pakistan has not done enough against these two groups which have long sanctuaries in Pakistan to launch attacks in ne...More..