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Teen's neo-Nazi boyfriend kills parents over breakup

Police say up to four people were inside the home when the shooting happened. Kuhn-Fricker was reportedly anxious that the teen was a neo-Nazi, a family friend told The Washington Post . Authorities have not indicated whether they believe he meant to shoot the teenage girl, himself, or her parents. Kuhn-Fricker was a successful attorney and author who was a proponent for the elderly, accord... [Full Article...]

Amtrak engineer noted high speed just before crash

Amtrak engineer noted high speed just before crash The GPS-based technology is created to automatically slow or stop trains that are going too fast and can take over control of a train when an engineer is distracted or incapacitated. "I would've liked to see that information", said George Gavalla, former safety director for the Federal Railroad Administration, who is now a rail safety consultant. [Full Article...]

N.Korea rejects United Nations sanctions, defends nuclear programme

N.Korea rejects United Nations sanctions, defends nuclear programme A stern-faced broadcaster of Korean Central Television read the statement which condemned UN Security Council Resolution 2397 adopted unanimously Friday to restrict oil export to the country and demand repatriation of all DPRK citizens working overseas. [Full Article...]

White Christmas: Testy holiday weather coming for Canada

White Christmas: Testy holiday weather coming for Canada Within the lake snow band, travel will be hard, but overall outside the lake snow conditions will improve with just a few snow showers and flurries around for much of afternoon. The heaviest snow will come in narrow bands, making for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities. Meanwhile on the Prairies, a multi-day period of bitter wind chills has triggered Environment Canada to issue a s... [Full Article...]

4 confirmed dead in small plane crash in Florida

4 confirmed dead in small plane crash in Florida Officials have not released how many people were on board the plane, but they said there are several deaths. FOUR people have died in a plane crash in Florida. The National Weather Service said that, at the time of the incident, visibility was less than a quarter-mile at the airport due to fog. The NTSB and FAA will investigate the cause of the crash, he said. [Full Article...]

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother to visit Pakistan tomorrow: Foreign office

Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother to visit Pakistan tomorrow: Foreign office They will arrive at the Islamabad worldwide airport by a commercial flight and will leave the same day after the meeting, the foreign office further added. Thereafter, India moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May. "The Government of Pakistan has chose to arrange a meeting of Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife, in Pakistan, purely on humanitarian grounds". [Full Article...]

London Zoo fire kills 9-year-old aardvark

London Zoo fire kills 9-year-old aardvark Despite a desperate move by the keepers living on site to transfer the animals to safety, the zoo still suffered a loss of its animal residents. A nine-year-old aardvark named Misha was killed and four meerkats are "presumed" to have died after going missing during the fire on Saturday morning. [Full Article...]

Facing a Property-Tax Double Whammy

Facing a Property-Tax Double Whammy The basic advice is: Do everything you can to load up on tax deductions in 2017. "For people who owe more , it's more beneficial for them". Homeowners like DeFeo are meeting with CPAs and looking to prepay next year's property taxes to take advantage of the full deduction before it expires. [Full Article...]

Freezing rain advisory until 2 pm

Freezing rain advisory until 2 pm Those traveling or perhaps finishing some last minute shopping today will be treated to a brighter and drier day compared to our soggy Saturday. There could be a little patchy ice around dawn, but the day looks dry with increasing clouds. Will County and areas south of I-80 were expected to get up to 6 inches of snow. Snow and rain will begin to develop after 10PM, however. Our next weather syst... [Full Article...]

Former US Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller

Former US Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller On Thursday, 171 Democrats in the House of Representatives including Kaptur, Marcia Fudge of Warrensville Heights, Tim Ryan of the Niles area and Joyce Beatty of Columbus signed a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to back Mueller, and urge that his investigation continue "unfettered by political influence or threats to his authority". [Full Article...]

Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dhumal, who was expected to take over as the chief minister before the defeat, was in the reckoning till last night, when he opted out. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the swearing in ceremony. A member from the state's Bilaspur parliamentary seat, Mr Nadda had moved out of the state unit to join the BJP in Delhi as its secretary after he fell out with Mr Dhumal. [Full Article...]

Poroshenko said Ukraine why USA weapons

Poroshenko said Ukraine why USA weapons An ABC news report before the announcement said the US planned to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles, including possibly the advanced Javelin system, quoting four State Department officials. A Russian government official said the USA decision to provide the antitank weapons crossed a line and that it will fuel conflict. "U.S. assistance is entirely defensive in nature" and Ukraine "has a r... [Full Article...]

1 body recovered, 36 feared dead in Philippine mall fire

1 body recovered, 36 feared dead in Philippine mall fire President Duterte made an unannounced visit to the mall on Saturday night and met with the family members of the affected victims. The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said the fire started around 9:40 a.m. The mall's top floor housed a 24-hour call centre for USA multinational SSI, a market research company. Six people were rescued and taken to hospital. [Full Article...]

Top Hamas Official Calls For 'Day Of Blood' On Friday

Top Hamas Official Calls For 'Day Of Blood' On Friday Yahya Sinwar, the Palestinian militant group's hard-line chief, gave a televised address on Thursday and called on "the people of Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Palestinians everywhere to spring into action on Friday so it will be a red, bloody day for the occupation", according to a translation by the Times of Israel . [Full Article...]

Dhinakaran leads AIADMK by over 4000 votes, observers clash at counting centre

Dhinakaran leads AIADMK by over 4000 votes, observers clash at counting centre The counting of votes for the by-election to late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's constituency, Radhakrishnan Nagar - popularly known as RK Nagar - in Chennai began at sharp 8 am on Monday morning. While Dinakaran contested Independently, the EPS-OPS faction fielded Madhusudhanan. From the total electorate of 2.28 lakh voters, 1.76 lakh people reportedly cast their votes. [Full Article...]

California, four other states see jobless rates fall to record lows

California, four other states see jobless rates fall to record lows While the November statewide rate slightly increased 0.1 percent from the previous month, unemployment in Tennessee remains historically low. Tuolumne County's rate dropped from 4.6 percent in October to 4.3 percent last month. The picture got better in Omaha, too, where the unemployment rate in November was 2.5 percent compared with 2.9 percent last year, and in Lincoln, where the figure clocked ... [Full Article...]

Siddaramaiah Calls Meet With Goa, Maharashtra Chief Ministers Over Water Dispute

Siddaramaiah Calls Meet With Goa, Maharashtra Chief Ministers Over Water Dispute In his letter, Parrikar wrote "The Government of Goa understands that access to drinking water is a basic human need". "I appreciate your concern over the drinking water issue of the people and assure to extend the best possible cooperation in the matter", he stated.Speaking to journalists, Mr Parrikar said that the State is yet to decide the exact amount of water which would be allowed to Karna... [Full Article...]

Furious finish leads Army past San Diego State

Furious finish leads Army past San Diego State San Diego State is favored by 6.5 points. This year's draft class should be deep at running back yet again, but Penny should be one of the first off the board. Though it ended on a turnover on downs, the possession meant San Diego State's offense went 16:14 of game time - sandwiched around halftime - without taking the field. [Full Article...]

BJP steps up efforts to name CMs for Gujarat, Himachal

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators on Friday re-elected Vijay Rupani for a second term as chief minister and chose Mehsana legislator Nitin Patel as his deputy. After the meeting was over, Rupani addressed a Press conference and thanked the Central leadership for once again putting confidence in him and Patel. [Full Article...]

More than 130 people dead after tropical storm hits Philippines

More than 130 people dead after tropical storm hits Philippines In the town of Lanao del Norte, a landslide buried a cluster of homes in the remote town of Tubod, but officials said there had been no reports of deaths or injuries. The storm, known locally as Vinta, hit the southern island of Mindanao, bringing winds of 80 kilometres per hour and torrential rain. The latest storm toppled power lines in at least one city, Tandag, and eight towns as it made l... [Full Article...]


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