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Christmas Eve blazes keep Sudbury fire crews busy

Officials said it took 23 firefighters 20 minutes to control the flames. Frozen fire hydrants also hurt their efforts to put out the massive blaze. Fire offic...


Julian Assange's Twitter Account Again Available Hours After Being Deleted

GMT, according to Gizmodo . Others were hesitant to believe Assange is actually the one controlling his account upon its return, with many pointing out a dec...


California Highway Patrol Officer Dies in Crash on Highway in Bay Area

Investigators believe the man's auto was traveling at a high rate of speed when he crashed into the SUV, causing significant damage and leaving the CHP vehicle ...


Special weather statement issued for Christmas

At least 2-4 cm of snow is expected to accumulate before Christmas Day. Snowfall amounts will diminish gradually as the system moves south. Visibility may b...


Haley: US Cutting $285 Million off UN Contributions

Last week, Trump threatened to cut funding to countries that supported a United Nations resolution rejecting his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's c...


Jairam Thakur to be Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister

Since the BJP didn't want to annoy the 37 per cent Rajput electorate, Nadda (57), a Brahmin, found no support for his candidature despite being an Amit Shah ...


BJP working to build consensus on triple talaq bill

Maulana Nomani also accused the NDA government of ignoring the stakeholders before drafting the bill. Meanwhile, supporting Rehmani's observations, Zafaryab J...


Long (Island) Blockchain: Iced tea company follows tech craze and pivots

But earlier this week the company announced it was changing its name to Long Blockchain corp. and that it would "leverage the benefits of blockchain technology"...


Ukraine accuses government interpreter of spying for Russian Federation

Yulia Miroshnikova , the spouse of Stanislav Yezhov , assistant to the Ukraine's prime minister, has called the arrest of her husband nonsense. "The action t...


LoC Flare-up:Major Among 4 Indian Soldiers Killed In 'Unprovoked' Pak Firing

The Indian Army says four of its soldiers were killed when Pakistani forces fired across the de facto border in the disputed region of Kashmir . The Army ...


Health officials expect Minnesota flu cases to rise

Pam Burton, infection control nurse at Peterson Regional Medical Center, is officially tracking flu cases and reporting to the State Department of Health Serv...


State, local unemployment rates continue to decline

Nebraska's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in November was 2.7%, the same as in October and 6-10ths a point lower than a year ago, and the state had a rec...


Grandparents arrested for 60 pounds of marijuana meant for Christmas gifts

They were simply spreading holiday cheer, they told authorities. Patrick Jiron , 80, and his wife Barbara, 83, were driving from California to Boston, Mass...


Christmas Eve: What's open and closed on PEI

Welland Community Wellness Complex will be closed December 24, 25 and 26. Customers may still call 311 for urgent requests concerning transportation, municipal ...


The door is closing on DC's white Christmas hopes

Snowfall measured highest in 1982 at 29 cm (11 in). Low temperatures are likely to drop into the single digits next Tuesday and Wednesday, and the trend through...


Arsenal and Liverpool share the spoils in six-goal thriller

Firmino should have done better with a pair of back-post headers from deep left-wing crosses but Liverpool opened the scoring after 26 minutes. Xhaka took a...


Winter Weather Advisory for parts of WNY Friday

This may be enough to cause local high water issues. The snow will likely turn to sleet and freezing rain late Friday . And while the weather is looking li...


Trump performs first commutation of prison sentence as president

It does not vacate Mr. Rubashkin's conviction, and it leaves in place a term of supervised release and a substantial restitution obligation, which were also par...


A 'Mrs Doubtfire' Remake Starring Kevin Hart? He's Up For It

Once (literally) in the world of Jumanji , the teenagers find they have transformed into the respective characters that they picked from the game's menu, inclu...


Somerset Freeholders place wreaths at 2 Veterans Plazas

Inspiration for the event began when Morrill Worcester , owner of Worcester Wreath Company, was 12 years old and won a trip to Washington, D.C. At that time, h...