• CHP officer killed when SUV hit by possible drunk driver
CHP officer killed when SUV hit by possible drunk driver

The CHP said the two officers were parked on the right shoulder of southbound I-880 just past the Whipple exit looking for drunk drivers. Another officer in the vehicle, Jonathan Velasquez, was treated at a hospital for lacerations and released Monday, said Sgt.

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  • Peru's president pardons ex-leader Fujimori, citing his health
Peru's president pardons ex-leader Fujimori, citing his health

AP reports he has been seeking a pardon for more than a year due to illness. In September, Fujimori said on his Twitter account that he suffers from arrhythmia, for which he has previously been hospitalized twice this year. The former president was convicted of the death of 25 people, embezzlement, and bribery. Ailing Fujimori was pardoned on h...

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  • Islamic State claims attack on Afghan intelligence agency
Islamic State claims attack on Afghan intelligence agency

The Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a compound of Afghanistan's national intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday, that killed at least five people and wounded two. Both the Taliban and an Islamic State affiliate have carried out several past attacks in the capital, mainly targeting security forces. It has scaled u...

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  • Ontario ticket takes Saturday night's $17 million Lotto 649 jackpot
Ontario ticket takes Saturday night's $17 million Lotto 649 jackpot

A lucky National Lottery player is today celebrating bringing it home for Christmas after landing last night's mega €5.4 million Lotto Jackpot on a ticket brought at a shop in Dublin Airport. The winning numbers on that ticket were 03 30 31 37 42 43 49. "This is especially important if it is somebody who is a visitor or not a regular player".

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  • Tunisia bans Emirates Airlines flights
Tunisia bans Emirates Airlines flights

The restriction also included transit travellers transferring in Dubai for onward flights to other destinations, according to an email circulated to airlines and shared on social media. "We highly value Tunisian women and respect them", he said, without elaborating. API stands for "advance passenger information", a system that requires airlines t...

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  • 9th Circuit rules against third travel ban
9th Circuit rules against third travel ban

The court said that under the Immigration and Nationality Act, Trump could only ban immigrants based on nationality if he makes a "finding" that the entry of those individuals would be "detrimental to the interests of the United States". What was the ruling by the Ninth Circuit? Technically, the Ninth Circuit ruling is not a final decision ,...

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  • Ohio Governor signs Down syndrome abortion ban
Ohio Governor signs Down syndrome abortion ban

OH is home to home to a 20-week abortion ban and waiting period laws for women seeking abortions. The law means that doctors will have to report every abortion to the Ohio Department of Health and confirm that the woman did not seek the procedure because of a Down Syndrome diagnosis.

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  • Tracking Santa Tradition Is Serious Fun For NORAD
Tracking Santa Tradition Is Serious Fun For NORAD

The tracking effort, now in its 62nd year, is run by NORAD staff, working as volunteers, along with their family members and people from the Colorado Springs area. The heartwarming and oft-reported tale of just how NORAD's Santa operation came to be begins in 1955 with a typo in a Colorado Springs newspaper.

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  • Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas
Donald Trump Sends His Support to the Troops Ahead of Christmas

Trump praised the readiness of sailors aboard the USS Sampson, and the Coast Guard's hurricane response in 2017, particularly in Florida , Texas and Puerto Rico. The president and first lady fielded calls on separate phones in the living room of their Florida estate, where they're spending the holidays. Trump participates in a video teleconferen...

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  • BJP working to build consensus on triple talaq bill
BJP working to build consensus on triple talaq bill

At the meet it has also been decided that the President of AIMPLB shall convey this stand to the Prime Minister to withhold and withdraw the Bill. Sajjad Nomani of the AIMPLB said while drafting this bill, the procedure of law making was not followed and no stakeholders were consulted.

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  • Guatemala to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem
Guatemala to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The Central American country's President, Jimmy Morales, wrote on Facebook on Christmas Eve that after talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he chose to instruct his foreign ministry to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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  • Weather forecaster: Good chance for white Christmas
Weather forecaster: Good chance for white Christmas

The chance for showers will linger through the afternoon and evening hours. A few disturbances return snow chances off and on through the upcoming week. Skies will clear into Christmas morning, and lows will drop into the 30s and low 40s. Overnight lows will fall into the single digits. Loconto said Christmas Eve conditions should be "nice ov...

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  • Plane headed to Key West for holiday crashes, killing 5
Plane headed to Key West for holiday crashes, killing 5

Authorities identified the four passengers as Shannon's daughters, Olivia Shannon, 24, and Victoria Shannon-Worthington, 26; Shannon-Worthington's husband, Peter Worthington Jr., 27; and a family friend, Krista Clayton, 32, of Lakeland. Authorities received a call about the crash at about 7:20 a.m. Sunday, according to a news release, WTSP reports...

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  • Va. couple murdered by daughter's ex-boyfriend
Va. couple murdered by daughter's ex-boyfriend

A teenage girl's "outspoken Neo Nazi " boyfriend allegedly killed his girlfriend's parents after they ordered their daughter to break up with him because they thought he was a white supremacist. In her email to school staff, she said the boy was a " monster " who was 'spreading hate' . "They kept a tight eye on her, and they disapproved of all ...

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  • Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained by Israeli fire — Newspaper review
Palestinian succumbs to wounds sustained by Israeli fire — Newspaper review

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital puts the USA out of step with the rest of the world, and legitimises Israeli settlement-building in the east - considered illegal under worldwide law. embassy there from Tel Aviv. The UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to denounce Trump's recognition of al-Quds as Israel's capital, lar...

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  • Wilshere closing in on Arsenal deal
Wilshere closing in on Arsenal deal

Liverpool have reached the halfway stage in the 2017/18 campaign, but how much do you know about the Reds' performances this season so far? "He is better now than in the last two or three years". In particular, focus has been placed on Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. Firmino would equalize soon after, in yet another goalkeeping gaffe, t...

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  • County Has Already Collected More Than $1 Million in Prepaid 2018 Taxes
County Has Already Collected More Than $1 Million in Prepaid 2018 Taxes

Still, it's a "viable option" for taxpayers who want to take advantage of the current deduction for state and local taxes, an especially popular deduction for many property owners in high-tax NY state. "Phones and emails have been going off like insane because a lot of people are hearing about the real estate property tax deduction, hearing about a...

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  • Wife, mum to leave for Pak today to meet Kulbhushan
Wife, mum to leave for Pak today to meet Kulbhushan

Jadhav is on death row in Pakistan and there have been constant reports of demonstrations all across the country against the order. Jadhav will be brought to the ministry for the rare meeting. Jadhav and his wife have petitioned the Pakistan army for a pardon, but have yet to receive a response. Pakistan had initially offered a meeting between Ja...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory - Attn. Rudolph
Winter Weather Advisory - Attn. Rudolph

Tonight will see the showers end by 7pm with clearing skies for the remainder of the night. Sunday - Snow showers into the afternoon and evening. Wind chills stay in the upper teens and very low 20s. Rain is expected to hit the rest of the state Sunday night into Monday, becoming snow in the early morning hours.

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  • Prince County could see 15 centimetres of snow Christmas Day
Prince County could see 15 centimetres of snow Christmas Day

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel hard over some locations. "Travel will become increasingly slick and sloppy late Sunday night as about 1 to 3" of snow accumulates late Sunday night as Santa delivers the goodies and gifts to all the boys and girls.

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