• GI Utilities recycling Christmas trees at 2 locations
GI Utilities recycling Christmas trees at 2 locations

There will be four drop-off locations for NHC residents. - There are approximately 30-35 million real Christmas trees sold in North America every year. Tree preparation requirements vary, but for the most part, all branches must be stripped of ornaments, lights, tinsel, wire, stands, plastic and other added materials.

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  • Three escape Christmas Eve house fire in Northwest Knox
Three escape Christmas Eve house fire in Northwest Knox

Two families are displaced on Christmas after two mobile homes caught fire Monday morning in northwest Charlotte. Crews saw smoke and flames coming from the front right of the house. The Red Cross was called to the scene to assist them. The Phoenix Fire Department's crisis response teams are now working with the displaced residents to provide t...

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  • Moscow bus crashes into pedestrian passageway, killing 4
Moscow bus crashes into pedestrian passageway, killing 4

Passengers on-board and people walking on the steps near the Slavyansky Boulevard metro station were killed, police said. This video shows emergency services at the scene of the crash. Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin told reporters at the scene that an inspection of the entire Moscow bus fleet had been ordered. Monday morning was an ordinary wo...

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  • Kentucky woman killed, husband injured in Christmas Eve pit bull attack
Kentucky woman killed, husband injured in Christmas Eve pit bull attack

The husband and wife were attacked by two pit bull, which did not belong to them, around 10:20 a.m., the Bell County Sheriff's Office said. Once free, Johnny retrieved a gun and shot both, but killed just one. Lorraine Saylor was pronounced scene and her husband was transported to Pineville Community Hospital with arm and head injuries. "She wa...

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  • Several people killed in plane crash at major airport
Several people killed in plane crash at major airport

It is now unknwown what caused the crash but the airport was struggling with visibility at the time of the incident due to heavy fog, local media reports. A fire engulfed the plane after it crashed; everyone on board died. An airport employee who was photographing the thick fog captured sound of the crash on video.

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  • Box of horse manure addressed to USA treasury secretary
Box of horse manure addressed to USA treasury secretary

As it turns out, the "gift" ending up being a nice package of horse poop. Authorities said a gift-wrapped box of horse manure addressed to Mnuchin was found near his home in Los Angeles. Mnuchin, who KNBC said was not home when the package was discovered, is a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive and Hollywood film financier. Treasury Sect'...

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  • US Backs Re-Election of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández
US Backs Re-Election of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández

In a statement , the State Department congratulated Hernandez while also acknowledging widespread irregularities in the November 26 vote and calling for a "robust national dialogue" to overcome political discord in the Central American country, a close ally of the administration.

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  • Elderly couple busted with 60 pounds of marijuana in pickup
Elderly couple busted with 60 pounds of marijuana in pickup

Deputies with the York County Sheriff's Office say after stopping a pickup truck for drive over the center line and failing to signal, deputies noticed a strong smell of raw marijuana. Asked by the Washington Post if the couple were still in jail, the sheriff's department mysteriously said "they were not here" but did not provide a detailed explana...

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  • Trudeau Vacation To Aga Khan's Island Broke Ethics Rules
Trudeau Vacation To Aga Khan's Island Broke Ethics Rules

Trudeau publicly apologized Wednesday for not going to Dawson before the vacation to get her clearance-something Dawson hinted she may have given. In response to the question Trudeau said , "The date will not be July 1, I can assure you of that", Trudeau said.

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  • New York State Population At 19.849M, Census Says
New York State Population At 19.849M, Census Says

Florida is a distant third with 20.9 million people, and NY is fourth with a population of 19.8 million. Rural counties and most downstate metro areas saw the most dramatic declines. Utah's population increased by 1.9 percent from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017, adding approximately 57,512 persons. Migration from other states and countries a...

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  • GOP tax bill passes House as Senate plans late vote Tuesday
GOP tax bill passes House as Senate plans late vote Tuesday

Only 12 Republican congressmen voted against the bill . The complex legislation, hammered out in compromise, blends elements of separate House and Senate bills that were recently passed. The Joint Committee on Taxation calculated that in 2019, people earning $20,000 to $50,000 would see tax cuts averaging 10 percent or more. "Tax reform will get...

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  • USA set to declare North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyber attack
USA set to declare North Korea carried out massive WannaCry cyber attack

Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary of homeland security for cybersecurity and communication, said that the companies should take additional steps to collaborate with the government to defend against cyber attacks. It also requires governments and businesses to cooperate to mitigate cyber risk and increase the cost to hackers. The National Sec...

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  • Trump Putin call: Central Intelligence Agency helped stop Russian Federation terror attack
Trump Putin call: Central Intelligence Agency helped stop Russian Federation terror attack

The Kremlin said Putin told Trump during the call on Sunday that the information provided by the Central Intelligence Agency was sufficient to track down and detain a "group of terrorists" that was planning to bomb the Kazan Cathedral and other sites in the city.

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  • White House forbids CDC from using 7 words, including 'transgender' and 'diversity'
White House forbids CDC from using 7 words, including 'transgender' and 'diversity'

According to the Washington Post " vulnerable ", " entitlement ", " transgender ", and "evidence-based" are also banned from any official documents being prepared for next year's budget for the Centers for Disease Control . "This latest move from the Trump administration amounts to yet another backdoor tactic to curtail Americans" basic rights an...

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  • Weather Statement: Accumulating Snow During The Evening Commute
Weather Statement: Accumulating Snow During The Evening Commute

Snow is expected to start falling this afternoon, with the heaviest accumulation to occur between 3 and 6 p.m. - just in time for rush hour. Here's the snowfall forecast for northeastern New Jersey, New York City and Long Island. Clark in the statement. Motorists are urged to use extra caution if traveling this evening. Longmont should see hi...

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  • Stocks open in green ahead of Gujarat exit polls
Stocks open in green ahead of Gujarat exit polls

The broader NSE Nifty was down 0.23 percent at 10,170.22 as of 0641 GMT, while the benchmark BSE Sensex was 0.22 percent lower at 32,981.10. During the afternoon trade, Sensex zoomed 313 points or 0.94% to 33,560.27 while the wider Nifty was up by over 98 points or 0.96% to 10,350.75.

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  • Chance for snow in the Denver forecast for Wednesday night and Thursday
Chance for snow in the Denver forecast for Wednesday night and Thursday

Friday will be mild and dry under sunny skies. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in place for Chautauqua, Cattaraugus counties until 7am Thursday . But still it's another chilly day, with winds from the northwest gusting near 30 miles per hour, keeping wind chills mainly in the upper 20s to low 30s under partly sunny skies.

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  • Chain migration responsible for NYC terror suspect's entry: White House
Chain migration responsible for NYC terror suspect's entry: White House

The suspect reportedly came to the U.S. from Bangladesh some seven years ago on a family visa. Cissna explained to the establishment media how Bangladesh national Akayed Ullah was able to arrive in the U.S.in 2011 through the process known as " chain migration ", whereby new immigrants are allowed to bring an unlimited amount of foreign relatives...

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  • Woman threatens to 'kill everybody' after being caught smoking on plane
Woman threatens to 'kill everybody' after being caught smoking on plane

A fellow passenger who shot this video and sent it to CBS affiliate KOVR, says she was ordered back to her seat but began yelling irrationally, demanding that the plane land. The woman can be seen on video threatening to kill everyone on board a plane. The woman in sunglasses is said to have screamed at the cabin crew. "I don't know.

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  • Natural disaster hits Kerman Province in southeast Iran
Natural disaster hits Kerman Province in southeast Iran

There were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. Another quake that hits the Iranian state at 5.4 occurred in western Iran on Monday, where last month 530 people died because of 7.3 magnitude natural disaster. In the epicenter of the quake, which struck at about 12:43 local time, the tremor measured magnitude 7-8 points. No casualti...

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  • Israel says demolishes tunnel from Gaza into its territory
Israel says demolishes tunnel from Gaza into its territory

Two men on a motorcycle were reportedly killed in a drone strike carried out by the Israeli military in the Gaza Strip Tuesday, according to Palestinian media reports. On Thursday, Israel also targeted Gaza sites with air strikes and tank fire after what a military statement described as "a projectile" was sacked into southern Israel.

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  • Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet
Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet

Packed house, many people unable to get in. U.S. President Donald Trump has rarely been shy to voice his disapproval of the Washington Post , a newspaper he has repeatedly denounced as being a "fake news" organization. Everyone knows this is not true, that this could, in fact, be a fraud on the American Public. Therefore, Weigel has no idea ...

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  • YouTube prankster cements his head inside a microwave
YouTube prankster cements his head inside a microwave

The disconnected microwave was then used as a mould. Firefighters eventually managed to free him after an hour. The man has since been identified as YouTube personality Jay Swingler and the stunt was part of the TGFbro channel's "extreme Christmas calendar, ' in which Swingler and his friend set each other challenges in the countdown to Decem...

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  • Why Jerusalem is Sacred Place For Muslims, Jews And Christians
Why Jerusalem is Sacred Place For Muslims, Jews And Christians

He went on to say that the USA gave the message to the world that it believes to run the world by dint of force. The move was in violation of worldwide law and undermined numerous United Nations resolutions, he said. Nasreen said the Muslim world must stop being complacent about the issue. In Gaza, an Islamist militant group called the Al-Tawhe...

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  • Lionel Messi lobbies for Gonzalo Higuain return to Argentina side
Lionel Messi lobbies for Gonzalo Higuain return to Argentina side

As well as losing to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final, Argentina were also defeated by Chile in successive Copa America finals in 2015 and 2016. It was Argentina's third major final defeat in as many years, and Messi said at the time, per BBC Sport : "For me, the national team is over".

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