White House loses another court battle in transgender military ban

The three judges, all nominees of President Bill Clinton, said the travel ban exceeds the President's authority, calling it "an executive override of broad swaths of immigration laws that Congress has used its considered judgment to enact". More..

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In Christmas message, queen honours cities hit by terror
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

In Christmas message, queen honours cities hit by terror

Excerpts released by Buckingham Palace indicate Elizabeth hails the "powerful identities" of Manchester and London. London suffered two deadly attacks, while 22 people - including many children and teenagers ...More..

Blue UK passports not a sign of sovreignty, European Union said
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Blue UK passports not a sign of sovreignty, European Union said

Bringing back the old passport , just as Britain is negotiating the terms on which it leaves the European Union in March 2019 , will please both those who voted to leave the bloc and many of those who voted t...More..

Trump's decision on Jerusalem
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Trump's decision on Jerusalem "dangerous & insulting", Palestinian Christian leaders say

A day ahead of the Jerusalem vote, Trump said he'd be closely eyeing the outcome and turning off the spigot for nations voting against the resolution. Asked if the Trump administration felt disappointed that ...More..

Trump busy on Christmas Eve, calling troops, talking of Santa
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Trump busy on Christmas Eve, calling troops, talking of Santa

Military families. He says they're "the greatest people on earth". 'What a job you've done'. He showered the most praise on the Coast Guard, which impressed him with its rescue operations during a devastating...More..

Woman killed by pit bulls outside her home
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Woman killed by pit bulls outside her home

The injured dog ran away toward Country Lane. "That's what she was doing this morning and two dogs attacked her while she was doing that". The Bell County Sheriff's Department has identified the woman as Lorr...More..

Snowstorm forecast across northern New England Christmas Day
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Snowstorm forecast across northern New England Christmas Day

Travel will be very unsafe to impossible and tree branches could fall as winds are expected to gust as high as 50 miles per hour causing whiteout conditions in blowing snow. This cold air is dry air, so New Eng...More..

India wins toss, opts to field vs Sri Lanka in 3rd T20
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

India wins toss, opts to field vs Sri Lanka in 3rd T20

It was Dushmantha Chameera who kept Sri Lanka interested in the game, ending with figures of 4-0-22-2. Unadkat and Hardik Pandya picked up two wickets each for India . While left-hander Dickwella was caugh...More..

BJP picks Jairam as HP CM
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

BJP picks Jairam as HP CM

Mr Thakur comes from the Mandi region, which till today has never had any saffron party chief minister in the state. Soon after the Legislature Party meeting, the Chief Minister-elect met Governor Acharya Dev...More..

USF scores late TD, wins wild Birmingham Bowl over Texas Tech
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

USF scores late TD, wins wild Birmingham Bowl over Texas Tech

USF responded with an 11-play drive that covered 58 yards and ended with a 25-yard field goal from Emilo Nadelman. The Red Raiders' drive came to a halt several plays later when a tipped pass from Nic Shimo...More..

by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Serena Williams set to launch comeback in Abu Dhabi

Williams and Ostapenko will be the first women to play in the tournament, which started in 2009. The legendary American won a record-breaking 23 Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open earlier this ...More..

by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont seen regaining regional leadership

January 10, 2016: Carles Puigdemont becomes president of Catalonia . A coalition of secessionist parties won a narrow absolute majority in the Catalan regional parliament during the election. However, the re...More..

North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'

These involved limiting access to refined petroleum products and oil, as well as clamping down on its earnings from workers overseas. Britain's UN ambassador Matthew Rycroft said the Security Council is sen...More..

People Have Elected Amma's Successor, Says Dinakaran After Big Win
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

People Have Elected Amma's Successor, Says Dinakaran After Big Win

Dhinakaran contested as an independent on the pressure cooker symbol after the Election Commission allotted the "two leaves" symbol to the factions led by K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam. Dinaka...More..

White Christmas expected with several centimetres of snow in some areas
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

White Christmas expected with several centimetres of snow in some areas

Precipitation is not expected overnight but temperatures will stay well below freezing keeping many roads icy through early Sunday morning. A low-pressure system will develop off Cape Hatteras this evening an...More..

Storm leaves 120 dead, 160 missing in southern Philippines
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Storm leaves 120 dead, 160 missing in southern Philippines

Disaster officials said 159 people were listed as missing while about 70,000 had been forced from their homes. Disaster officials said many villagers had ignored warnings to leave coastal areas and move away ...More..

LAPD called to inspect
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

LAPD called to inspect "suspicious" package addressed to Treasury Secretary

The package was wrapped in holiday-themed paper and was addressed to Mnuchin, police said . Officials later determined the package was not an explosive, but rather a box filled with horse manure, according to ...More..

Blaze at London Zoo kills aardvark
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Blaze at London Zoo kills aardvark

Firefighters were also seen climbing ladders with hoses to douse the roof. Mr Jermey said: "Saturday was a long and hard day for all of us at London Zoo". "We will continue to monitor them over the coming day...More..

Triple Talaq Bill to be tabled in parliament next week: Ananth Kumar
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Triple Talaq Bill to be tabled in parliament next week: Ananth Kumar

It said no procedure was followed in drafting the Bill, neither any stakeholder was consulted. On Sunday, AIMPLB held an emergency meeting in Lucknow ahead of the tabling of the triple talaq bill in Parli...More..

Santa costume-clad Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in Bethlehem
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Santa costume-clad Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces in Bethlehem

Palestinians have been clashing with Israeli troops since Trump's al-Quds (Jerusalem) announcement on December 6. Gaza Health Ministry Spokesperson Ashraf al-Kidra said a 24-year-old and a 29-year-old were ki...More..