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Donald Trump is scaring everybody by tweeting about nuclear weapons

In a tweet Thursday, Trump raised eyebrows by calling for an expansion of the United States' nuclear capability . Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a sp...


Group that hacked the DNC also infiltrated Ukrainian artillery units

But American intelligence officials have said in public statements and a series of leaks that they are in possession of hard evidence linking the cyber-interfer...


On Winter Solstice, a few snowflakes enter holiday weekend forecast

The worst affected areas of Scotland could suffer some "structural damage", the Met Office said , as well as restricted services on bridges and ferries. Cono...


ISIS claims responsibility for Christmas market attack in Germany

He said that the suspect denies any involvement in the attack, which left 48 injured, 18 severely. "One of the victims was shot", said Karl Heinz Schroeter, ...


Salvation Army extends big 'thank you' to people on Auckland's North Shore

Humphrey know firsthand just how important events like Toy N' Joy are for families in need. "But we also have our program to put tree tags in Big Lots, the Rich...


German school in Istanbul, Turkey 'Bans Christmas' - in Santa Claus' Hometown

According to an email from school management seen by German news agency DPA, the teachers can not even mention the topic of Christmas inside their classroom, ef...


Amazon Is Opening Distribution Centers in MI and IL

The plan is to about a thousand workers to work in the fulfillment center, which will go up on Eckles Road near Schoolcraft, where a closed General Motors chass...


China ends diplomatic freeze with Norway after Nobel row

Norway was among the first Western countries to have recognized and established diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China. This has been challeng...


Queen steps down as patron of children's charities

On the Queen's behalf, senior members of the Royal Family have made trips to her realms - countries where the Queen is head of state - like New Zealand, Canada ...


Anti-Racism Organization Threatens Nigel Farage With Legal Action

Hope Not Hate describes itself as an organization that seeks to challenge and defeat the politics of hate and extremism within local communities, building resil...


Trump announces SC's Mulvaney to run Office of Management and Budget

Mulvaney, a Republican who was just elected to his fourth term in South Carolina's conservative Upstate region, is a deficit hawk with a record of pushing for ...


Oil Prices Lifted by Hopes Inventories Will Fall

West Texas Intermediate crude oil for January delivery, the USA benchmark, most recently was trading up 26 cents, or 0.5%, at $53.22 a barrel, near its highs ...


Donald Trump Closes Out His 'Thank You' Tour With Alabama Rally

Trump spent almost an hour recounting his election night victory, in essentially a blow-by-blow account of his seemingly impossible wins in Florida, Pennsylvani...


Even Merriam-Webster Admits 2016 Was 'Surreal'

It's official. Merriam-Webster has named " surreal " the Word of the Year for 2016. "But it was associated with a wide variety of stories this year". Picking a...


Irish fight yesterday's tax war with Apple spat

On August 30 2016, the Commission ruled that Apple's tax arrangement with the Irish Government constituted illegal state aid, and ordered the repayment of €...


SNL uses Donald Trump news to take another 'Deflategate' shot at Patriots

Finally, actor John Goodman made an appearance to play Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. "I don't know what means, but it ...


Oil Prices Rise as Goldman Sachs Raises Outlook Following OPEC Deal

Non-OPEC producers agreed to cut 558,000 barrels a day for the first six months of 2017. "While the market will eventually need to see some evidence of an act...


Arctic cold front to bring storms, frigid air to Middle TN

After a stormy night with several tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings, the storms continued to lose some of their intensity on Sunday morning as they moved...


Obama urges Trump to take foreign election impact seriously

And Clinton agreed. She told donors the hackings were the result of Putin's "personal beef" against her, over her criticism of his party's victory in the 2011 p...


Obama Warns US Will Respond To Alleged Russian Meddling In Election

Former CIA director Michael Hayden called Trump "the only prominent American that has not yet conceded that the Russians conducted a massive covert influence ca...


CDC issues travel advisory for Brownsville, Texas, over Zika

That study , published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases , found levels of virus in the brains of infected infants (who died after birth) were 1,000...


Kanye West meets Trump, fueling speculation about role for rapper

Kanye tweeted that the two discussed "multicultural issues" that included "bullying, supporting teachers, modernizing curriculums, and violence in Chicago". He...


Armed terrorists loot Rs 11 lakh from bank in Pulwama

Police said four gunmen entered the Ratnipora branch of the J-K Bank Ltd in Pulwama and decamped with the money. On November 21, a group of alleged Lashkar-e-...


India, Indonesia agree to boost ties

The reference, part of a joint statement issued after PM Narendra Modi's meeting with Indonesian president Joko Widodo, is important in the light of China's ref...


Alaska Air closes acquisition of Virgin America

While Virgin America's certificate will eventually disappear, Alaska continues to play it coy when it comes to the startup airline's brand. "The two airlines ma...


Combatants fighting in Aleppo

Hundreds have been killed in recent weeks, mostly in government bombardments, it says. A senior Arab diplomat also was cautious about Trump's Syria policy."We...


Canadian task force makes recommendations for legal weed

The Canadian government should regulate the production of cannabis when it is legalised for recreational use and require plain packaging for such products, ...


Turkish warplanes target over 130 Daesh terrorist positions in northern Syria

As well as seeking to root out IS, Turkey also wants to expel a Syrian Kurdish militia from its frontier and form a safe zone to shelter some of the 2.7 million...


Italy judge convicts 2 in sinking that claimed 700 migrants

Judges in Catania in Sicily convicted the Tunisian man, Mohammed Ali Malek, on Tuesday of multiple manslaughter counts. Mahmud Bikhit, a Syrian national who s...


Monday ruling set for recount in Pennsylvania

The rejection by U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond on Monday is the latest roadblock to a Pennsylvania recount. Lawrence Tabas, general counsel to the state's ...


US Military Osprey Crash-Lands off Okinawa, No Fatalities

The MV-22B was assigned to one of two Marine Medium Tiltrotor (VMM) Squadrons of Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-1...


Antonio Guterres sworn as UN secretary

Today we must be here for peace , Guterres said after taking the oath of office at a ceremony before the 193-member UN General Assembly. The President of the...


'More than deserved' - Ronaldinho congratulates Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo

The last time he won the Ballon d'Or was in 2014, the year it merged with the FIFA World Player of the Year accolade. Ronaldo, who has so far scored 48 goal...


France emergency France's new prime minister seeks state of emergency extension

The emergency rule was adopted after the terror attacks in and around Paris on November 15, 2015. The state of emergency was extended in July after scores wer...


Dylan expresses awe over Nobel Prize, alludes to Shakespeare

Colombia's president has collected the Nobel Peace Prize after reaching a deal with Marxist rebels to end the country's civil war. The day was dedicated to th...