• Terrorists Attack Coptic Church in Cairo, at Least Eight Killed
Terrorists Attack Coptic Church in Cairo, at Least Eight Killed

Two gunmen opened fire on worshipers in a Coptic church in the Helwan City district south of Cairo on Friday. According to the Youm7 newspaper, the security forces are now trying to detain the second attacker, who left the scene riding a motorcycle.

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  • Turkey secures missile deal with Russian Federation
Turkey secures missile deal with Russian Federation

Several allies are also concerned as the system can not be integrated into NATO's existing military architecture. Turkey's move to acquire the S-400s also is regarded in some Western capitals as a snub to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation amid tensions with Russian Federation over its role in the wars in Syria and eastern Ukraine.

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  • South Korea moves to curb speculation in cryptocurrency trading
South Korea moves to curb speculation in cryptocurrency trading

According to a report on the AFP, government officials in the country are concerned that virtual currency trading is overheating irrationally and it isn't possible for them to overlook this abnormal speculative situation. Major Asia-Pacific markets play a fateful role in influencing Bitcoin prices, and governments have been watching closely to unde...

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  • Quadruple Murders in Upstate New York Have Similarities to 2014 Case
Quadruple Murders in Upstate New York Have Similarities to 2014 Case

Police say the women were in a relationship. Police have identified the 5-year-old girl, 11-year-old boy and same-sex couple found dead in an upstate NY apartment in a killing described by the police chief as "savagery". "We're going to do everything we can to look into this and get to the bottom of what happened here". Myers' cousin, Tracy Co...

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  • Hairdresser 'sliced customer's ear and shaved off chunks of his hair'
Hairdresser 'sliced customer's ear and shaved off chunks of his hair'

During the haircut, the man says the barber began twisting his ear, accusing him of fidgeting. Madison police said the 22-year-old customer stopped by Ruby's Salon on State Street Friday for a quick cut . It is alleged the angry hairdresser then ran the clippers with the shortest attachment down the middle of the customer's head as punishment,...

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  • Bethlehem mayor: We 'toned down' Christmas celebrations after Trump's Jerusalem decision
Bethlehem mayor: We 'toned down' Christmas celebrations after Trump's Jerusalem decision

The country will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. Guatemala was one of seven countries to vote with the USA and Israel against a non-binding resolution calling on countries not to move their embassies to Jerusalem. The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, had said her country would "take names" of the states opposing its position, and Mr T...

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  • Natural disaster: 4.0 quake strikes near San Jose
Natural disaster: 4.0 quake strikes near San Jose

The natural disaster was the second to strike California on Tuesday, as about three hours prior, a 3.1 magnitude quake hit Santa Clara County. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. This was the second quake on Tuesday night on the Calaveras Fault, with an earlier 3.1 natural disaster near San Martin in Santa Clara County. In th...

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  • Wyman: 17000 Conn. Children To Lose Healthcare If CHIP Is Not Renewed
Wyman: 17000 Conn. Children To Lose Healthcare If CHIP Is Not Renewed

CHIP is a low cost, publicly-funded health care option for children and pregnant women who make too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to purchase private health care insurance. Two weeks ago the state sent a letter out to nearly 70,000 families across Virginia, informing them that come January 31st they might lose health insurance for the...

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  • Lake Effect Snow Blankets Upstate New York
Lake Effect Snow Blankets Upstate New York

Wind chill advisories and warnings are in effect for much of northern NY and New England on Thursday.Wind chills in the Northeast on Thursday morning are in the single digits and below zero. Chances are, you've seen a satellite photo similar to this one that shows MI and the Great Lakes during a snowstorm with lake effect. The advisory went into...

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  • Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma
Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

The 27-year-old firebrand remained in grave condition on life support Thursday, her mother Esaw Snipes said . The elder Garner had been put into a chokehold by an officer with the New York Police Department and could be heard pleading, "I can't breathe!" "Right now, the family is just praying and asking for everyone to keep her in their prayer...

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  • Roy Moore Asks Alabama Court to Block Election's Certification
Roy Moore Asks Alabama Court to Block Election's Certification

Moore was dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls that occurred decades ago. Proof of actual voter fraud was thin, and it was unlikely that a federal judge would act on it to postpone the certification of the result.

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  • Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video
Trump Blasts Vanity Fair Apology for Hillary Clinton Video

Many journalists, however, defended the publication and the editor who made the knitting comments, saying the backlash was being blown out of proportion. "Get over your mommy issues". It began earlier this week, when a number of Clinton supporters and advisers reacted furiously to a video posted by Vanity Fair before Christmas.

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  • State Dept. to Resume Full Visa Services in Turkey
State Dept. to Resume Full Visa Services in Turkey

The State Department will fully resume visa services for Turkish citizens. General view of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, December 20, 2016. We are also concerned about the cases against USA citizens who have been arrested under the state of emergency.

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  • Cold Continues as Chance for Snow Moves In
Cold Continues as Chance for Snow Moves In

But none of the cold is expected to break records. Weather forecasters in the Panhandle and South Plains expect temperatures to warm up today and Friday before plummeting over the New Year's weekend, bringing a slight chance of light snow or freezing drizzle.

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  • Bill criminalizing triple talaq passed in Lok Sabha
Bill criminalizing triple talaq passed in Lok Sabha

He said if the proposed law makes the practice of instant triple talaq illegal and void, how can a person be jailed for pronouncing "talaq-e-biddat". Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that as many as 22 Islamic nations had chosen to regulate triple talaq with penal provisions but India had been dragging its feet.

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  • NYC police officers suspended amid questions over response
NYC police officers suspended amid questions over response

According to Tonie Wells' Facebook page, she married Barry Wells in April of this year. Police say Wells' 2-year-old daughter was found unharmed in the home that Wells shared with her husband. The city's medical examiner has yet to determine the official cause of death in the case. "They seemed like a nice family", neighbor Michelle Ruiz sa...

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  • Big bomb killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officers say
Big bomb killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officers say

According to officials, women, children and journalists are among the dead. The centre is near to the Afghan Voice Agency, a media outlet which earlier reports had suggested could be the target. No one immediately claimed responsibility. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said an unknown number of suicide attackers set off an explosion ou...

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  • An extreme cold warning is in effect for Regina into Wednesday morning
An extreme cold warning is in effect for Regina into Wednesday morning

He said the current cold snap, in terms of geographical distribution, is quite exceptional for this early in the winter season. "Extreme cold puts everyone at risk", Environment Canada said in its warning. On Wednesday afternoon, the temperatures are expected to moderate through southern Saskatchewan, but the extreme wind chills are forecast to...

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  • Record Christmas Storm Buries Major PA City in Snow
Record Christmas Storm Buries Major PA City in Snow

This was enough to break previous records and to prompt a disaster emergency declaration by Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper. In addition, the county is collaborating with the City of Erie and the state to secure additional resources for snow removal, and is also working with local hospitals to ensure that medical professionals can obtain a r...

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  • St Petersburg supermarket explosion: 10 shoppers injured in 'bomb' blast
St Petersburg supermarket explosion: 10 shoppers injured in 'bomb' blast

They have opened a criminal case on the grounds of attempted murder. It was reported that only a wall and a cash register inside the supermarket were damaged in the blast. "All shoppers have been evacuated", an emergencies ministry representative told Interfax. This isn't the first time Saint Petersburg has been targeted this year.

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