• Snow falling across Northland as winter storm moves in
Snow falling across Northland as winter storm moves in

Snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations up to one-tenth of an inch is expected, according to the National Weather Service . A 58-year-old woman in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, died after a tree fell on her camper trailer Wednesday night, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards tells CNN affiliate WDSU.

Read more

  • FA Minister: Syria's return to the Arab League needs Arab consensus
FA Minister: Syria's return to the Arab League needs Arab consensus

It added that the move is "to activate the Arab role in supporting Syria's independence, sovereignty, unity and safety and prevent the dangers of regional intervention in Syria's Arab affairs". In recent years, however, the Syrian army has won a series of key military victories with the help of Russian Federation and Iran . President Donald Trum...

Read more

  • DHS Secretary Nielsen visits border after child's death
DHS Secretary Nielsen visits border after child's death

The child, along with his father, was then taken to a holding facility at a highway checkpoint. The Defense Department has been asked to provide additional medical professionals. They gave the boy an order for medicines and released him. If they complain, you flag it. We want to hear from you. "Those are the guys that are getting hurt".

Read more

  • GOP and Democrats trade blame for shutdown, no deal in sight
GOP and Democrats trade blame for shutdown, no deal in sight

In a series of tweets , Trump said he would close the border "entirely" if Democrats "do not give us the money to finish the Wall (sic) and also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our Country (sic) is saddled with". He then argued that Pelosi was cornered into her position by her own need to prevail on the House floor January 3 when she...

Read more

  • Egypt security forces kill 40 suspected militants
Egypt security forces kill 40 suspected militants

The attack occurred on a road near the Giza pyramids . The pyramids are in that region. "The DFA today advised Filipinos planning to travel to Egypt to exercise a higher level of vigilance when visiting tourist destinations there", the agency said in a statement .

Read more

  • Russian Federation touts hypersonic missile speed
Russian Federation touts hypersonic missile speed

The Russian president had previously discussed the Avangard project in March, when he touted its abilities in the annual state of the nation speech to the Federal Assembly. It's a big moment in the life of the armed forces and in the life of the country. "Flying at hypersonic speed, the glide vehicle performed vertical and horizontal manoeuvres a...

Read more

  • Sac Bee: Suspect in Newman Officer Killing Arrested in Bakersfield
Sac Bee: Suspect in Newman Officer Killing Arrested in Bakersfield

Police Cprl. The police said they've also arrested two others - 25-year-old Adrian Virgen and 27-year-old Erik Razo Quiroz - who had reportedly attempted to mislead investigators in an effort to protect the suspect . Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Officials later revealed that the suspect was an illegal immigrant. "California l...

Read more

  • South Korea denies radar lock on Japanese plane as diplomats meet
South Korea denies radar lock on Japanese plane as diplomats meet

South and North Korean government officials connect northern and southern railroad tracks during a groundbreaking ceremony at Panmun Station in Kaesong, North Korea , Wednesday , Dec. Progress on bilateral ties is continuing despite a deadlock in denuclearisation negotiations between North Korea and the US. The attendance of the executive secre...

Read more

  • Saudi King Salman orders government reshuffle, FM Jubeir replaced
Saudi King Salman orders government reshuffle, FM Jubeir replaced

Ibrahim al-Assaf, who is well known to worldwide investors, will become foreign minister. Jubeir will be demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, the foreign ministry said on Thursday citing a royal decree. Turki Shabbaneh, a Saudi TV presenter, was named minister of media. Al-Sheikh will now lead the General Entertainment Authority, a...

Read more

  • Trump makes first visit to USA troops in harm's way
Trump makes first visit to USA troops in harm's way

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greet members of the United States military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on December 26, 2018 . Trump said Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, whom he named on Sunday to replace Mattis in an acting capacity starting on January 1, "could be there for a long ti...

Read more

  • United States government shutdown to extend into next week after Senate adjourns
United States government shutdown to extend into next week after Senate adjourns

House lawmakers are being told not to expect further votes this week, all but ensuring the shutdown will enter a second week and stretch toward the new year. Roberts said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of NY, and other Democrats need to come up with an "appropriate number" and language for border security funding that Trump will sign.

Read more

  • New York's Skyline Suddenly Lit Up With A Blue Glow
New York's Skyline Suddenly Lit Up With A Blue Glow

Con Edison blamed the massive flash on a " brief electrical fire " at one of its substation in Astoria, just 5 miles northeast of the Empire State Building. "There was this HUGE blue light in the sky and it was making this wild electricity noise", one person tweeted. LaGuardia Airport has been temporarily closed due to a power outage resulting fr...

Read more

  • Trump, annoyed by resignation letter, pushes out Mattis early
Trump, annoyed by resignation letter, pushes out Mattis early

He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington, then a master's degree in mechanical engineering as well as an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In typical fashion, Trump said Saturday that the media was treating him unfairly over the Syria withdrawal decisio...

Read more

  • Hezbollah leaders injured as Israel launches Christmas Day airstrikes in Syria
Hezbollah leaders injured as Israel launches Christmas Day airstrikes in Syria

Israel Defense Forces, meanwhile, said an aerial defense system intercepted an anti-aircraft missile launched from Syria, according to a statement posted on the IDF official Twitter account. Jets pounded targets with 22 missile sorties on positions used by Iran and Hezbollah , Syrian state media reports . Israel is concerned Iran and Hezboll...

Read more

  • Trump makes surprise visit to U.S
Trump makes surprise visit to U.S

The president spoke to about 100 special operations troops who were engaged in combat with the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria . It comes days after Defence Secretary Jim Mattis quit over disagreements about strategy in the region. Since U.S. forces returned to Iraq in 2014, the base has played an important role in the fight against Islamic...

Read more

  • Israeli leader: Trump withdrawal from Syria won't affect us
Israeli leader: Trump withdrawal from Syria won't affect us

The military offensives were focused on areas to the west of the Euphrates and Turkey has not gone east of the river, partly to avoid direct confrontation with USA forces. The SDF, with US support, has been fighting against ISIS for three years already. With the United States pulling out, Israel may look more to Russian Federation, which is als...

Read more

  • At least 43 killed when tsunami hits beaches in Indonesia
At least 43 killed when tsunami hits beaches in Indonesia

The Philippines has expressed its condolences after an eruption of the volcano Anak Krakatoa sparked a deadly tsunami in Indonesia . Anak Krakatoa, located in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands, is close to densely populated zones.

Read more

  • Israel to hold early elections in April
Israel to hold early elections in April

Despite being beleaguered with corruption accusations, Netanyahu's strong-man image - he is known as Israel's "Mr. Security" - keeps him popular with his party's base. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, head of the economy-centric Kulanu party, reiterated his stance that "a prime minister under indictment after a hearing can not serve".

Read more

  • Pakistan says U.S. troop withdrawal 'step forward' in Afghan peace effort
Pakistan says U.S. troop withdrawal 'step forward' in Afghan peace effort

A spokesman for Afghanistan's president has downplayed the impact that a potential US troop withdrawal would have on security, while top Afghan military officials warned about the danger to the country's undertrained and poorly equipped forces.

Read more

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Lung Cancer Growth Removal
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Lung Cancer Growth Removal

She's resting comfortably and is expected to remain in the hospital for a few days, according to the statement . She served there until she was appointed to the U.S. Ginsburg has never missed an argument, even while undergoing cancer treatment. Meanwhile, Trump wished Ginsburg a speedy recovery. Ginsburg is considered a hero by many liberals.

Read more