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New Zealand welcomes the New Year with a fireworks show

New Zealand welcomes the New Year with a fireworks show Notably, several celebrations are going across the world to give a cheerful goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 wholeheartedly. NY will ring in 1 January at 5am (GMT) followed by Los Angeles at 8am (GMT). Singer John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigan were in Japan to celebrate. An hour later, celebrations kicked off in New Zealand with a glamorous firework display. [Full Article...]

Crash of Light Plane in Costa Rica Kills 12

Crash of Light Plane in Costa Rica Kills 12 It was not immediately clear what caused the crash. The Public Safety Ministry posted photographs of the crash site showing burning wreckage of the plane in Guanacaste, northwest Costa Rica . "There are no people alive", Security Minister Gustavo Mata said, adding that autopsies would be needed to confirm the total number and identities of victims because their remains were badly burned. [Full Article...]

Patriots lock up first seed in AFC

Patriots lock up first seed in AFC The Patriots have already clinched the AFC East and earned a first-round bye in the playoffs, but that didn't stop them from implementing a unique tactic before Sunday's matchup against the Jets . But with the Steelers now up at the half, 21-14, the Patriots need to make sure they hold on here in order to keep homefield advantage throughout the postseason. [Full Article...]

Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb

Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb An emergency call came in just after 6:30 a.m. about a domestic violence incident at Copper Canyon Apartments. Police believe the gunman was shot dead. The incident in Douglas County prompted a shelter in place for residents in the area where the shooting occurred. The scene is active and people are advised to avoid the area. [Full Article...]

Egypt says 10 killed in attack on Coptic church

Egypt says 10 killed in attack on Coptic church Egyptian security officials say two policemen have been shot dead in an attack outside a church in a south Cairo suburb. The two attackers opened fire at the entrance to the church of Mar Mina in Helwan district, which was being guarded by police in the run-up to Orthodox Christmas celebrations next week, security sources said. [Full Article...]

Houston Police Arrest Intoxicated Man With Arsenal Of Weapons In Hotel Room

Houston Police Arrest Intoxicated Man With Arsenal Of Weapons In Hotel Room Police at the hotel called for backup around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after they attempted to arrest the man for being intoxicated and trespassing. The suspect was arrested for unlawfully carrying a weapon as well as for trespassing, Macintosh said. [Full Article...]

Meghalaya MLAs for BJP

Meghalaya MLAs for BJP The Congress legislators who handed in their resignations to assembly commissioner and secretary, Andrew Simon, included former deputy chief minister Rowell Lyngdoh, while the other four were Prestone Tynsong, Comingone Ymbon, Sniawbhalang Dhar and Ngaitlang Dhar. [Full Article...]

2 in custody in connection with Troy murders

2 in custody in connection with Troy murders After police arrested two people in connection to the murders, the community is feeling some relief; lighting candles and releasing balloons in honor of the victims. Law enforcement sources told the Albany times Union that the victims were bound and their throats had been slit. "I'm not sure if they're coming for me next". [Full Article...]

It's Iran's Fault: Israel Blames Iran for Gaza Rockets

It's Iran's Fault: Israel Blames Iran for Gaza Rockets Hamas said there were no injuries in the strikes. The rockets on Friday were the first to be sent since December 18 where a two-week barrage shook Southern Israel . Hamas leader Yahye Sinwar said that the general assured him, "All our of capabilities and potential are at your disposal in the battle for the defense of Jerusalem". [Full Article...]

Doug Jones Officially Wins Alabama Senate Race

Doug Jones Officially Wins Alabama Senate Race The Senator-elect released a statement shortly after the certification saying he was "looking forward to going to work for the people of Alabama in the new year". You didn't think getting rid of Roy Moore would be that easy, did you? Moore did not post a message alongside the link, but his supporters heard the dog whistle loud and clear - posting a string of homophobic abuse aimed at Carson ... [Full Article...]

Saint Petersburg supermarket attack suspect arrested

Saint Petersburg supermarket attack suspect arrested The extremist group Islamic State (IS) had earlier claimed responsibility for the bombing. Russian President Vladimir Putin said one day after the blast that the explosion was a terrorist act, and urged security forces to "take no prisoners" when dealing with imminent threats from terror-plot suspects. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi, to discuss "matters of national interest"

Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi, to discuss Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified Nawaz Sharif from office in July, 2017 over undeclared assets and ordered a criminal probe into the Sharif family over allegations stemming from the "Panama Papers" leaks of global offshore companies. The abrupt departure of Shehbaz Sharif to Saudi Arabia has triggered speculations about a possibility of another NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) for the... [Full Article...]

Stafford County murder suspect who opened fire on troopers identified

Stafford County murder suspect who opened fire on troopers identified Lee was pronounced dead overnight at Inova Fairfax Hospital, the sheriff's office said. Gregory Lee's official cause of death was determined to be from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, police stated. Lee sideswiped another vehicle before crashing just north of the Courthouse Road interchange, according to police. The bullet was found lodged in the driver's side headrest. [Full Article...]

Sydney seaplane: Six dead as aircraft crashes in river

Sydney seaplane: Six dead as aircraft crashes in river The plane went down about 3pm local time but no specific details are available, NSW police say. The ATSB said the single-engine plane operated by Sydney Seaplanes is reported to have "sunk rapidly" after hitting the water. Debris and oil slick have been found on the surface of Cowan Creek, the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter said on Twitter . A spokesman for the Australian Transp... [Full Article...]

Terrorists attack CRPF training camp in Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 injured

Terrorists attack CRPF training camp in Kashmir's Pulwama, 3 injured The CRPF training camp is situated near the Srinagar-Jammu highway, said an official adding that the injured jawans were out of danger. "Soon after the attack, reinforcement of army's special forces and SOG rushed to the spot and cordoned off the whole area amid fierce gunfight". [Full Article...]

Moscow Says Fully Respects Sanctions Against N Korea Amid Oil Deliveries Reports

Moscow Says Fully Respects Sanctions Against N Korea Amid Oil Deliveries Reports The United States reportedly sought to blacklist ten ships for violating global sanctions against North Korea , but only four of them were blacklisted by the United Nations due to opposition by China . China denied any illicit sales. The 5,100-tonne KOTI was detained two weeks ago at the South's port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin and its crew are being investigated over the alleged ship-to-sh... [Full Article...]

Berlin setting up New Year's Eve 'safe zone' for sex assault victims

Berlin setting up New Year's Eve 'safe zone' for sex assault victims Two years ago, Germany was rocked by what appeared to be a co-ordinated sexual attack on New Year's Eve. The suspects in most of those assaults were migrants. "The police requested it after they did it at the Munich Oktoberfest this year and it worked out well". Last year, Berlin police recorded 14 sexual assaults at the event including two involving rape or "serious duress". [Full Article...]

Two Saudi princes accused of corruption charges get freed from detention

FILE PHOTO: A woman speaks on a mobile phone in a cafe in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 6, 2016. The investigation is a campaign to rein in graft and a move to consolidate power under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is widely expected to take his father's place as king sometime soon. [Full Article...]

United States said to have negotiated "significant" UN budget cut

In addition to these significant cost savings, we reduced the UN's bloated management and support functions, bolstered support for key USA priorities throughout the world, and instilled more discipline and accountability throughout the United Nations system. [Full Article...]

At least 9 dead in church shooting near Cairo, Egypt

At least 9 dead in church shooting near Cairo, Egypt Islamist militants have claimed several attacks on Egypt's large Christian minority in recent years, including two bomb attacks on Palm Sunday in April and a blast at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral last December that killed 28 people. Egypt's Ministry of Interior claimed in a statement that it managed to foil a greater attack involving explosives. A witness who did not want to give his name ... [Full Article...]


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