• Israel Bans Entry of NGO Representatives Supporting Boycott
Israel Bans Entry of NGO Representatives Supporting Boycott

The NGOs on the banned list include the Paris-based Association France Palestine Solidarite, British charity War on Want , and the American Friends Service Committee - a Nobel Peace Prize-winning US Quaker organization. In the years since its formation, the BDS movement has persuaded several church organizations to divest themselves of Israel-rela...

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  • Washington state deputy killed, prompting massive manhunt
Washington state deputy killed, prompting massive manhunt

The Pierce County Sheriff Department provided this photo of Daniel McCartney, the deputy who died after being shot by a suspected burglar in the Frederickson area. The suspect, who authorities described as armed and risky, was the subject of manhunt by K9 units in the area of 200th Sreet as the suspect is being actively searched for by K9 units.

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  • BBC pay gap: British human rights commission gets involved
BBC pay gap: British human rights commission gets involved

She concluded her letter by standing up for other women who are dealing with pay issues in the industry, writing, "I wish you the solidarity of a strong sisterhood and the support of male colleagues". They added: "A significant number of organisations have now published their gender pay figures showing that we are performing considerably better tha...

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  • LaVar Ball Torched Luke Walton For Having 'No Control' Over The Lakers
LaVar Ball Torched Luke Walton For Having 'No Control' Over The Lakers

He has coached me his whole life. When asked about his job security last week, Walton said, "I coach as if it's not" in jeopardy . The comments from Ball were inflammatory towards Walton. Walton said Sunday that he was "fine" with LaVar's comments, on one condition. So, he is definitely going to have a strong opinion about it. Ball did littl...

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  • Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards
Trump postpones his 'fake news' awards

The White House hasn't given much indication if the awards will actually happen. Writing on Twitter he said: "The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday".

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  • Egypt's Salah voted African Player of the Year
Egypt's Salah voted African Player of the Year

Salah has had an incredible season with Liverpool , scoring 23 goals for his team, including 17 goals in the Premier League , to be the league's top goal scorer. Salah achieved many records this season with the Egyptian football national team and his club Liverpool FC. "This is a big award for me, a special moment in my career".

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  • Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!
Metro Detroit Weather: Wind Chills to 30 below!

Isolated spots could see 2 inches as the snow is very fluffy and light, causing it to accumulate fast. These will be scattered and break apart. Highs reach into the mid to upper teens south, 10s north. The good news... we will see sunshine all day today! The warm will come with another storm system that will bring more snow into Sunday night. Hig...

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  • Mega Millions: There is One Winner of Friday's $450 Million Jackpot
Mega Millions: There is One Winner of Friday's $450 Million Jackpot

In this jackpot run, since October 13 there were more than 18.2 million winning tickets at all prize levels. The jackpot victor will receive an estimated prize of $450 million ($281 million cash). However, under Florida law, the person can not remain anonymous. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million. However,...

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  • Astronaut John Young, who walked on moon, dies at 87
Astronaut John Young, who walked on moon, dies at 87

From there, he joined the US Navy , served aboard the USS LAWS during the Korean War, and went on to attend the Navy Test Pilot School. "He was in every way the 'astronaut's astronaut.' We will miss him". "I wrote my memos to hit people over the head: with facts, with what-ifs, with contingencies, with options to contingencies, and with the stup...

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  • Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson
Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

Officials said nothing leads them to believe the fire is connected to Moore and the sexual abuse allegations, NBC News reported. Tallant, who said he lives across the street from Johnson and her family, said another neighbor called him to say smoke was coming out from Johnson's home and they were concerned that somebody might be inside.

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  • One tourist killed in Luxor hot air balloon crash
One tourist killed in Luxor hot air balloon crash

Luxor Governor Mahmoud Badr said a statement about the incident would be released shortly, AFP reported. According to a security source that spoke to Ahram Arabic website, the hot-air balloon crashed due to strong wind. The balloon was carrying both Egyptians and foreign tourists, with the nationality of the latter not yet having been disclos...

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  • Utah's Sen. Orrin Hatch won't seek re-election, opening path for Mitt Romney
Utah's Sen. Orrin Hatch won't seek re-election, opening path for Mitt Romney

Ive always been a fighter. As chairman of Senate Finance Committee, Hatch played a key role in passing the tax bill that President Trump signed into law late last month. A close Romney adviser, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Hatch's decision increased the odds that Romney would consider jumping in, saying that Romney would likely decide...

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  • HC judge to probe Bhima battle anniversary violence: Fadnavis
HC judge to probe Bhima battle anniversary violence: Fadnavis

He was quoted as having said, "Request will be made to Supreme Court for judicial inquiry in Koregaon violence matter and CID inquiry will also be conducted on the death of the youth". The anger over marking the 200th anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle in Pune district of Maharashtra continued on Tuesday as protestors disrupted suburbs and lo...

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  • In DR Congo : Internet restored after deadly protests
In DR Congo : Internet restored after deadly protests

An AFP reporter at a demonstration in the central city of Kananga saw a man shot in the chest by soldiers who opened fire on worshippers gathered for what church leaders said would be a peaceful protest. At another church in the working-class district of Barumbu, a few dozen police officers used teargas and stun grenades against some 300 churchgo...

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  • Burlington Songwriter Releases Single To Help Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery
Burlington Songwriter Releases Single To Help Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery

He said he plans to return to help with another serious problem on the island. Furthermore, he went on to say that the Trump Administration deserves the criticism it's getting over its handling of the disaster. "It's been 100 days since Maria made landfall, and huge swaths of the island don't have power - a situation that would be unfathomable on...

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  • Activist Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies following heart attack
Activist Erica Garner, daughter of police chokehold victim, dies following heart attack

Three days later, Garner's official Twitter account issued an update stating doctors found that Erica experienced severe brain damage due to an oxygen deficiency while she was in cardiac arrest, followed by continued prayer requests. An autopsy by the city's medical examiner ruled Eric Garner's death a homicide. Garner's wife eventually set...

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  • Pakistan fires back at Trump: US has given nothing but 'invective & mistrust'
Pakistan fires back at Trump: US has given nothing but 'invective & mistrust'

They overlook cross-border safe havens of terrorists who murder Pakistanis", the Pakistan Defence Ministry said in a tweet . Pakistan will "let the world know the ... A State Department official said Pakistan's actions will ultimately determine the course of "security assistance in the future". "Pak as anti-terror ally has given free to U.S.: la...

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  • In Mann Ki Baat, PM focuses on youth, millenials
In Mann Ki Baat, PM focuses on youth, millenials

In the new year, he said people should take concrete steps to make a "progressive India" and recounted an inspirational story of Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak , topper of the Kashmir Administrative Service examination . He also recalled his meeting with young girls from the state and said he was amazed at the spirit they had and the enthusiasm in the...

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  • Nigeria president congratulates Weah on election
Nigeria president congratulates Weah on election

Buhari issued a statement Friday that also commended the Liberian people "on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential runoff election". According to him, Liberia's history is characterized by disturbing episodes of fraudulent electoral processes and the attendant consequences, referencing 1927 and 1985 elections, as notable among them....

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  • Winter storm to impact U.S. 12 travel, eastern portion of Idaho County
Winter storm to impact U.S. 12 travel, eastern portion of Idaho County

Timing is a little inconvenient arriving by mid afternoon. Currently, many roads and interstates are covered in snow and ice and have reduced visibilities due to blowing snow. Highs only hitting the mid teens Saturday afternoon with temperatures on a downward spiral throughout the day. Very light freezing rain is expected to develop this evenin...

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  • Road Safety Authority issues stark warning as Storm Dylan approaches Galway
Road Safety Authority issues stark warning as Storm Dylan approaches Galway

The yellow warning has also been isused for Munster, Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow and Offaly. Met Eireann says that the biggest impact of the storm will be across Connacht and Ulster where mean speeds will reach 60 to 80km/hr with gusts of up to 120km/hr.

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  • Ex-footballer George Weah elected President of Liberia
Ex-footballer George Weah elected President of Liberia

His rags to riches story helped him tap into dissatisfaction with Johnson Sirleaf's 12-year tenure, which drew a line under years of civil war but was criticised for failing to root out elite corruption or persistent poverty. The elections commission says Weah received 61.5 percent of the votes counted, while Vice President Joseph Boakai has receiv...

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  • Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents
Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents

Jessica and Annabelle were airlifted to hospital, where 9 News reports they are still both in critical condition. The family's vehicle was involved in a head-on collision on the Princes Highway at Mondayong on the New South Wales south coast in Australia, with 50-year-old Craig Anthony Whitall, who was driving the other auto involved, also ki...

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  • Western Wall metro stop to be named for Trump
Western Wall metro stop to be named for Trump

In May, Trump became the first US president to visit the Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall, during his term in office. While no hints of what that peace offer may entail have been released, Capitol Hill observers have suggested that Kushner would reveal the contents of a new deal in early 2018.

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  • JetBlue Plane Skids Off Taxiway in Boston, No Injuries
JetBlue Plane Skids Off Taxiway in Boston, No Injuries

No one was injured in the incident, though passengers told WCVB they were concerned when they felt the plane sliding across the tarmac. "We just skidded on the ice". Passengers were jostled, but none were hurt. They were then taken to the airport terminal by bus. The Logan International Airport was temporarily closed due to extreme weather condit...

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