• Home and Away actress in critical condition after two-car collision
Home and Away actress in critical condition after two-car collision

She appeared in 16 episodes of the hit Australian soap. The accident took place on Boxing Day morning on the Princes Highway at Mondayong, about 400 metres north of the Bendalong turnoff and south of Sussex Inlet, with onlookers rushing to free the passengers.

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  • States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases
States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases

According to the CDC , most people who get influenza will recover in a few days to less than two weeks, but some people will develop complications (such as pneumonia) as a result of the flu, some of which can be life-threatening and result in death.

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  • White House tree-trimming: Jackson-era magnolia pruned for safety reasons
White House tree-trimming: Jackson-era magnolia pruned for safety reasons

US First Lady Melania Trump has reportedly chose to remove a portion of the historic Jackson Magnolia tree on the south facade of the White House as she was concerned about the safety of visitors and members of the press. The first lady exuded confidence in outlining that all the necessary efforts had been made in an effort to preserve the histor...

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  • Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year
Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

As the storm pulls away the winds will bring in much colder air for the week ahead. Despite the cold, the chances for snow later this week have decreased. Temperatures the next several days are well below normal in the 20s. "Models are indicating less than 1" of overall snow accumulation through next Monday .

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  • Malegaon blast: Will now fight against UAPA charges, says Purohit's wife
Malegaon blast: Will now fight against UAPA charges, says Purohit's wife

It had also not opposed her discharge application that was filed subsequently. They remain key accused and would face anti-terror trial. Telling the court that Purohit was entitled to be given bail, he said that the charges under the MCOCA ( Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act ) against his client have already been dropped.

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  • Ohio Teens Charged With Tossing Sandbag Off Overpass That Killed Man
Ohio Teens Charged With Tossing Sandbag Off Overpass That Killed Man

They are being held without bail at a Toledo juvenile detention center. No one was injured in the second vehicle, she said. He died three days later from blunt-force trauma to his head and neck, authorities said, after which the charges were upgraded against the teenagers, who had been arrested after the incident.

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  • Critically Ill Evacuated From Besieged Suburb in Syria
Critically Ill Evacuated From Besieged Suburb in Syria

Almost 400,000 civilians are trapped in Eastern Ghouta , which has been under government siege for the past four years. Some of the evacuations had been negotiated between the Assad regime and Syrian rebel group Jaish al-Islam, SAMS advocacy manager Mohamad Katoub said in a tweet.

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  • PM can't be taken at face value: Rahul
PM can't be taken at face value: Rahul

Congress MPs are not allowing the upper house to commence as they are demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that Manmohan Singh colluded with Pakistan . Azad's mention of "disassociating" from comments made by Congress leaders against Modi during the Gujarat election campaign was a veiled reference to Mani Sha...

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  • Only 1k ISIS fighters remain in Syria and Iraq, Task Force says
Only 1k ISIS fighters remain in Syria and Iraq, Task Force says

However, the Russian reconciliation center in Syria, as well as the Russian Defense Ministry have accused the U.S. of establishing a training camp near the al-Rukban refugee camp to create a new so-called "moderate opposition" out of various militia groups and blocking humanitarian aid to the refugees in the camp, banning an approach "closer than 5...

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Himachal Pradesh received by Jairam Thakur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Himachal Pradesh received by Jairam Thakur

The cabinet is complete as all 12 berths have been filled while two MLAs would be accommodated as speaker and deputy speaker. Thakur also said that there will be no re-employment of retired and blue-eyed (dishonest) bureaucrats in his Cabinet and that his government will not indulge in "political vendetta" but will review the hasty decision taken...

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  • Minister talks about change in Constitution, faces threat
Minister talks about change in Constitution, faces threat

In the Lok Sabha , Congress members kept protesting near the Speaker's podium with banners and forced three adjournments. The Congress leader said that when Hegde was sworn in as a Union minister, he had taken an oath "to bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established", and that "he will uphold the sovereignt...

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  • Gas prices reach new heights in Florida
Gas prices reach new heights in Florida

Nationally, the average for fuel is $2.44 a gallon and $2.37 in Florida. Looking state by state, the largest changes in average gas prices were seen in: in (+9 cents), OH (+8 cents), IL (+8 cents), New Mexico (-7 cents), Wisconsin (+6 cents), MI (+6 cents), Colorado (-5 cents), West Virginia (+5 cents), Kentucky (+5 cents) and Missouri (+4 cents)...

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  • British woman Laura Plummer facing 'living hell' in Egyptian jail
British woman Laura Plummer facing 'living hell' in Egyptian jail

On top of the 3 years' in jail, the Egyptian court also ruled Plummer to pay a fine of $100,000 Egyptian pounds (equivalent to $7,260 Australian dollars). She added: "Mum said they threw her in a cage in the courtroom like a dog". "All the evidence was presented to show that this was a massive mistake and Laura's intentions were as she said, just...

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  • Dominion Energy workers to help rebuild electric grid in Puerto Rico
Dominion Energy workers to help rebuild electric grid in Puerto Rico

Eighty-two workers are scheduled to arrive by mid-January. That group will work for 20 days, at which point they will be swapped out for another group of 50 that will work for another 20 days. Crews from Oncor, from Dallas, and CenterPoint Energey out of Houston will work with OG&E personnel in Arecibo. While the challenges associated with the ...

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  • Suspect in Nebraska triple homicide arrested in Tennessee
Suspect in Nebraska triple homicide arrested in Tennessee

John W. Dalton Jr.is seen in this undated booking photo. William Iverson, the supervisory deputy USA marshal for Nebraska, confirmed to The World-Herald that a fugitive task force in Tennessee picked up Dalton on Wednesday. 37th St. around 8 p.m. Tuesday. He made a deal with prosecutors and was imprisoned in late 1999 after pleading guilty to man...

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  • Cold comfort: Weather could be colder
Cold comfort: Weather could be colder

Data from the organization show that Thursday will be the coldest day of the week in Allentown, but the coldest days of winter are expected in late January and early February, Silva said. The weather service says very light snow or ice accumulations are possible. Temperatures for the Eau Claire area originate from the Chippewa Valley Regional A...

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  • Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists swap hundreds in largest prisoner exchange since 2014
Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists swap hundreds in largest prisoner exchange since 2014

Ukrainian authorities and separatist rebels have agreed on a major prisoner exchange. In order to unlock situation, Orthodox Church played an active role and Patriarch Cyril became personally involved, meeting with rebel leaders Zajárchenko and Leonid Pasechnik, new head of so-called People's Republic of Lugansk, or area In power of Russian rebel...

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  • Trump's top 10 achievements make an impressive list
Trump's top 10 achievements make an impressive list

Hillary Clinton was named the most appreciated lady for the sixteenth successive year and has held the spot 22 times add up to, more than Eleanor Roosevelt who held the Gallup title 13 times. The survey, which polled more than 1,000 American adults from December 4 to 11, found that 17 percent of respondents most admire Obama, compared to 14 pe...

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  • Israel plans to name East Jerusalem train station after Donald Trump
Israel plans to name East Jerusalem train station after Donald Trump

Yisrael Katz said he wanted to honor the USA president for his decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital. Transport Minister Yisrael Katz (Likud) on Tuesday approved the recommendations of the steering committee of Israel Railways, to establish the "Kotel" rail station in the Cardo area of the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem, a few ...

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  • Bitterly cold temps take control
Bitterly cold temps take control

Friday's shortwave moving across the South looked more fearsome on the long-range models a couple days ago, but may end up getting suppressed far to the south by the expanding Arctic high pressure. Clouds will increase late in the week towards Friday , as some weather disturbances will begin to line up for the weekend and provide us with our next...

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