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  • Jairam Thakur to swear-in as Himachal CM today
Jairam Thakur to swear-in as Himachal CM today

During the ceremony, Thakur, did not wear the trademark maroon flap cap of the BJP , like two-time Chief Minister Dhumal , who was defeated in the elections. Senior legislators and former Cabinet Ministers Rajeev Bindal, Narender Bragta and Ramesh Dhawala did not find place in the cabinet. Ram Lal Markandey from Lahaul-Spiti will be the tribal Mi...

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  • Ex-Chelsea star George Weah in two-horse Liberia presidential race
Ex-Chelsea star George Weah in two-horse Liberia presidential race

He clinched votes in 12 out of 15 counties in the West African country to become the 25th President of Liberia. In a Facebook post President Akufo-Addo wrote, "Warm congratulations to George Oppong Weah on his decisive victory in Liberia's peaceful presidential run-off, thus becoming the next President of the Republic of Liberia".

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  • Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots reach combined $690M with no winners
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots reach combined $690M with no winners

If a MI player wins Saturday's $384 million jackpot, it would be the largest Powerball prize won in the state. They also cost $2 per ticket. Of course if the chance of winning either game is ridiculous, the chance of winning both is ridiculous on steroids - 1 in 88 quadrillion, or 1 in 88,412,922,115,183,000 to be precise.

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  • Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead
Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead

The 27-year-old mother of two had fallen into a coma on December 24, after suffering a heart attack , according to CNN . "She's not gone, she's brain dead", her mother, Esaw Snipes, told the Daily News . She told CNN's Don Lemon she believed her father's death had more to do with police misconduct than race. According to NBC , this is n...

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  • Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result
Roy Moore files complaint to block Alabama Senate result

With Jones' upset victory in Alabama confirmed, the Republican party of President Donald Trump now holds 51 seats in the Senate and the Democrats have 49 - the slimmest of majorities. "I have stood for the truth about God and the Constitution for the people of Alabama", the conservative Christian said. Mr Moore has been accused of multiple sexual...

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  • Three children killed in Newton County crash
Three children killed in Newton County crash

The patrol's Critical Highway Accident Response Team or CHART for short is also responding to investigate what happened. The vehicle was then hit in the side by a third vehicle, ran off the roadway and overturned. The vehicle carrying the 3 boys hit a tractor-trailer at a narrowing of the road, crossed the center line and was broadsided by an SUV. ...

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  • WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Devices From Jan 1
WhatsApp To Stop Working On These Devices From Jan 1

Support for BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 ends on the midnight of December 31 2017, and Windows Phone 8.0 and older on the midnight of December 31 2017. At the time, WhatsApp had also revealed that the app will stop working for phones running Nokia S40 will be stopped from December 31, 2018. WhatsApp might not work on old Blackberry and Windows...

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  • Oncor Sends Crews and Equipment to Puerto Rico
Oncor Sends Crews and Equipment to Puerto Rico

Ameren is sending almost 75 line workers and additional support personnel as part of this effort. Now, more than three months after Hurricane Maria , about half of the island's 3.3 million people are still without power. 10 to support the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority's (PREPA's) regional directors. The Kentucky companies will be joinin...

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  • Cold spell to stretch through New Year's
Cold spell to stretch through New Year's

According to Weather.com, temperatures are expected to drop as low as 25 degrees on New Years' Eve and a low of 14 degrees on New Years Day in Rock Hill. "On Friday a messy change-over to eventual rain will occur with a mix of rain and snow and pockets of sleet and freezing rain mainly during the morning and early afternoon with mostly rain by late...

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  • Israeli Minister Plans to Name Train Station After Trump Following Jerusalem Decision
Israeli Minister Plans to Name Train Station After Trump Following Jerusalem Decision

Yisrael Katz said he wanted to honor the United States president for his decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital . "I have chose to name the Western Wall station... Reviled by Palestinians, it is considered one of the most significant documents leading to the creation of the state of Israel. In an exclusive interview with CNN ...

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  • How to pre-pay your property taxes before year's end
How to pre-pay your property taxes before year's end

The new law bars deductions for income taxes paid early but is silent on prepaid property taxes. That percentage decreases as income increases. "Having the ability to prepay some of one's 2018 tax bill is a plus for some constituents and could result in savings in their overall federal tax bill, but not everyone will be so lucky", Ralph Albert ...

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  • Woman, 2 Kids Dead in Christmas Standoff in Arizona
Woman, 2 Kids Dead in Christmas Standoff in Arizona

Howard said the gunman is not a Phoenix resident and that officers did not have a clear motive for the killings. The tragedy led to a standoff at the apartment building where the carnage occurred. Alexander, who was escorted back to her apartment in the Highland Apartment complex in Phoenix , Arizona after spending nearly over five hours outsi...

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  • Democrat in Virginia House race asks to delay breaking tie
Democrat in Virginia House race asks to delay breaking tie

Simonds is asking the election panel of judges to reverse their tie vote decision in the 94th house seat race and to reconsider on an expedited basis. The ballot in question contained a mark for Simonds as well as a mark for Yancey, and an extra mark by Simonds's name that the court ruled was an effort to strike out the mark in her favor.

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  • 4 bodies found in basement apartment in upstate NY
4 bodies found in basement apartment in upstate NY

Daniel DeWolf would not provide identities or ages of the victims but said investigators are treating the deaths as homicides, the story said. In the backyard of the neighboring residence, police found 56-year-old Eddie Blair of Troy. "Especially at this time of year". "The shooting was a result of a domestic issue between Foster and the female...

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  • Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'
Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

The Trump administration and GOP lawmakers have criticized the veracity of the Steele dossier, asserting that it was compiled on behalf of the Clinton campaign and used by the FBI to investigate the Trump campaign. Within minutes, Fox & Friends completed the circle by sharing the tweet with their audience. Trump also alluded on Twitter to former ...

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  • State Division delivers blunt response to North Korean missile launch
State Division delivers blunt response to North Korean missile launch

President George W. Bush removed North Korea from the list in 2008. Last month the nuclear-armed country reached a significant milestone in the development of its growing arsenal when it tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that USA officials said appeared capable of reaching NY or Washington.

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  • Meet Vijay Rupani's 19 cabinet ministers, along with a woman
Meet Vijay Rupani's 19 cabinet ministers, along with a woman

That he also successfully contained disenchantment with the government over farm distress in some parts of the state, and economic slowdown due to demonetisation and roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), also stood him in good stead.

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  • North Korea says 'pipe dream' it will end nuclear weapons program
North Korea says 'pipe dream' it will end nuclear weapons program

In its 2018 forecast, South Korea's Unification Ministry said it believed the North would eventually find ways to blunt the effects of the sanctions , which seek to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers overseas.

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