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by | December 31, 2017 | 04:23

Women, children and journalists were among the dead, and most of the injured suffered from burns, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health said. Lanzer added: " Today in Kabul we have witnessed another truly despicable crime in a year already marked by unspeakable atrocities ". In October, ISIS claimed responsibility for twin attacks on Shiite mosques in Afghanistan that killed almost 60 people.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:22

Sat: High: 44 Low: 20 Partly cloudy. Sunday, with mostly sunny skies, highs will range from 5 to 15 degrees. These conditions are extremely unsafe, that being said, frostbite can set in, in under 10 minutes. It would be highly suggested to spend as little time outside, unless covered in head to toe. Wind chill temperatures should drop between five and 15 degrees Sunday morning, and down to five below Monday morning.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:10

Marshall Shepherd, director of the atmospheric sciences program at the University of Georgia and a former president of the American Meteorological Society. "The world is moving forward together on climate change ". "THAT'S NOT WHAT THAT MEANS!" another tweet read. And just hours before Trump tweeted, the Capital Weather Gang, the weather arm of the Washington Post, posted that the USA will be the coldest region in the world "relative to normal" over the next week.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:09

New Year's Day will be bright but bitterly cold with highs in the low to mid 10s. Cold air starts to move in on Sunday with a low rain chance also moving across the area. There is a chance for snow showers throughout the first part of Saturday . Yesterday morning Barrie set a new temperature record of -32-6, smashing the 84-year old record of -26.7 set in 1933.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:01

Davis will be paid $52 million over the duration of the three years , which comes with a $14 million vesting option for 2021 if Davis finishes 30 games in 2020 . The team signed Brandon Morrow to a two-year, $21 million deal this offseason. With Shaw, McGee, and now Davis all set to man the back end of the bullpen, it's also worth noting that guys like Mike Dunn and Chris Rusin should also return in relief roles.

by | December 30, 2017 | 02:35

Videos purporting to be of the protests in Iran's second-largest city circulated widely on social media platforms including Twitter and Telegram, and showed protesters chanting against President Hassan Rouhani and calling for "the economically corrupt" to be executed.

by | December 30, 2017 | 01:41

During a Palm Sunday service in April more than 40 people were killed and many more injured by bomb attacks in two separate cities and in May almost 30 people were killed when gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:09

EST). In November, at least one security guard was killed as ISIL fighters stormed Shamshad TV , a private television station. The attack took place opposite the offices of the Afghan Voice news agency. A Taliban spokesperson immediately denied responsibility for the attack, but ISIS reportedly claimed the assault later on Thursday morning. An Afghan official says a roadside mine has exploded, killing six children in northern Balkh province.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:05

As President Trump likely heads into another day on the golf course , he's keeping a laser focus on the most important issue of the day: Vanity Fair's recent bit about Hillary Clinton . "It (the video) was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark", said Vanity Fair in a statement, Entertainment Weekly reported.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:06

The largest lottery prize in US history was a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, which was split between three ticket-holders in January 2016, CNN reported. To win the jackpot, a player must match all six winning numbers in a drawing. The Powerball game has a comparative arrangement. The numbers drawn were 3, 9, 16, 56, 60 with a Powerball number of 3.

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:41

Jones is the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama, beating Moore amid a firestorm of allegations that the GOP candidate had sexually abused teens. About 12:30 p.m. Central time today, a judge denied Moore's request to halt certification, reports AL.com , a site for several Alabama newspapers. A spokesman for Mr Jones earlier called Mr Moore's legal action a "desperate attempt.to subvert the will of the people".

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:34

According to family members, Garner had a heart attack on Christmas Eve that was initially triggered by an asthma attack. Supporters were flooding her Twitter account with messages of support. The first came following the birth of her second child and at the time, the family had disclosed Garner had an enlarged heart. In 2015, Garner's estate was reportedly paid $5.9 million after they filed a claim for "damages related to his death".

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:08

DeWolf said he believes the deaths are an isolated incident, but urged residents to remain cautious as detectives process the scene and speak with the victims' relatives. The neighbors further added that they prayed the family was not harmed in anyway. "Unfortunately, it's frightful, terrible, sad. especially at this time of year", DeWolf was quoted as saying in the report.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:10

He said there will now be a $10,000 cap on the amount of property taxes that can be written off. High-income taxpayers who itemize their deductions now benefit the most from the unlimited state and local tax deduction, commonly referred to as SALT deduction.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:07

Previous excavations by Israel near the holy site - the spiritual epicenter of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - have sparked violent Palestinian protests. The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a resolution last week condemning the move, with several traditional American allies breaking with Washington to vote in favor of the motion.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:49

The Virginia State Board of Elections plans to break the tie picking the candidates' names out of a bowl on Wednesday . But a day later, a three-judge panel certified the tie with 11,608 to 11,608 in the 94th District in Newport News. "This was not only contrary to the plain language of Virginia law, but was also contrary to the language that counsel for Mr. Yancey insisted be included in the Recount Consent Order", Simonds' court filing said.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:37

Ms Plummer's defense team said that they will appeal the decision as soon as the judge submits his reasoning, which could take up to 60 days. Laura Plummer, from Hull, reportedly entered an incorrect plea and admitted importing the drugs by mistake after questions and responses in court were "lost in translation".

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:35

Police have identified the victims as Iris Ross, 38, Nigel Ross, 11, and Anora Ross, 10 months. "Throughout the negotiations, he made comments that he had killed the children". "It's beyond insane", resident Gibson Daoud said. Anthony Milan Ross, 45, admitted he went through his ex-wife's trousers pockets to move her auto so he could leave his home near 16th Street and Highland Avenue after she was shot.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:31

Fusion GPS was already conducting such work for the right-leaning Washington Free Beacon. Congressional Republicans have been investigating how much federal investigators relied on the dossier, and specifically whether they used it to justify a surveillance warrant against ex-Trump adviser Carter Page.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:49

There will be four drop-off locations for NHC residents. For more on the city of Denver's tree recycling program visit their website . "Real Christmas trees are biodegradable and we are able to recycle them into mulch or compost", said Environmental Management Director Joe Suleyman.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:36

The latest sanctions come after the United Nations Security Council voted to issue tough new sanctions against North Korea on Friday. The US Treasury revealed that the two officials sanctioned are Ri Pyong-chol and Kim Jong-sik. The latest move comes weeks after Pyongyang conducted an intercontinental ballistic missile test. Last week, the UNSC unanimously imposed a new round of sanctions on North Korea that particularly limited its refined petroleum product imports and banned all ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 10:12

A spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Hua Chunying said at a news briefing last week that "As a common neighbor and friend of Afghanistan and Pakistan, China always supports Afghanistan and Pakistan in living in friendship and achieving common development".

by | December 26, 2017 | 09:05

A wind chill advisory is now in effect for central Minnesota, extending into west central Wisconsin. "Around an inch to 2" of additional accumulation is possible, but heavier snow is expected over western MI. Winds: W 10-20. Wind chills near or below 0° for much of the day. Bitterly cold wind chills are hitting much of Minnesota and Wisconsin on Christmas, and it's expected to stay that way into Tuesday .

by | December 26, 2017 | 04:15

Special cakes were cut and candies were distributed among the devotees. Hundreds of Christians, including women and children, assembled at the Holy Family Catholic Church to celebrate the festival and participated in special prayers. "We are begging you for the homeless, the poor, the children, the country, the suffering, the oppressed", Priest Maciej Sokolowski prayed during the ceremony.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:11

The fire, which firefighters believe started at the Christmas tree in the living room, caused extensive damage to the first floor of the home. A Vancouver man used a garden hose to try and douse a blaze at his house on Christmas Eve. The neighbors have called the City of Merced with complaints about the two properties. "You can always replace the contents of a home but you can't replace a life".

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:12

The Tunisian Ministry of Transport responded on Sunday by suspending all of Emirates Airlines' flights to the country, "until [Emirates] can find a suitable solution to operate its flights in accordance with worldwide laws and treaties". Al Jazeera reported that on one Tunisian radio station, a journalist said, "Backwardness can't be cured with high-rise towers, a French Louvre museum or man-made islands".

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:08

In a prerecorded message, the first couple lauded the holiday spirit of people across the country. "He'll be at your house very late at night when you're sleeping", Trump said. The president - speaking to five members of the military deployed in Kuwait, Qatar, Guantanamo Bay and aboard the USS Sampson - thanked the troops and families of service members overseas.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:08

President Donald Trump should have called him before the Jerusalem decision, amid Trump's move to recognize the holy city as Israel's capital and a United Nations resolution denouncing his decision, Hurriyet writes. Haley also threatened during her speech at the Security Council December 18 that she will use veto power during the voting to defend her country's sovereignty and the peace process in the Middle East.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:05

Moscow police said passengers and pedestrians were among those killed in the crash. Russian investigators said the driver told police the vehicle had started to move suddenly. The underpass and surrounding area were cordoned off and several black body bags could be seen on the pavement, partially covered with falling snow.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:26

The FBI has said McCabe did not start overseeing the Clinton investigation until his wife's campaign for the Virginia Senate was over. "90 days to go?!" McCabe spent hours behind closed doors on Capitol Hill this week being grilled by lawmakers on two separate committees as part of a new investigation of the FBI and its 2016 inquiry into Clinton's email practices when she was secretary of state.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:19

Shreyas Iyer's inclusion comes as no surprise after his smashing performances in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. The two notable omissions are the name of KL Rahul and Umesh Yadav. MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya will play as floaters. Seamers Mohammad Shammi and Shardul Thakur have been recalled for the limited overs format. Hardik Pandya and Axar Patel are featuring as the two all-rounders in the squad with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal replacing the experienced duo of ...

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:07

Some 70 firefighters and 10 fire engines have tackled a blaze at ZSL London Zoo . A spokeswoman for the LFB said: 'Approximately half of an adventure cafe and shop, which also contains an animal petting area, is now alight. We will continue to monitor them over the coming days. A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: "The first call was made at 6.08am this morning and ten engines with two cranes and 70 firefighters attended the scene".

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:00

Trump's commutation of the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, 57, marks his first commutation and the second use of his clemency powers since taking office, including his controversial pardon earlier this year of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:48

Jameson also voiced support for the October 31, 2017 terror attack in New York City during which a driver used his truck to kill eight people and mentioned the 2015 San Bernardino attack, the report said. He attended basic recruit training and earned a sharpshooter rifle qualification. He also allegedly told the agent that he was trained in both the M-16 and an AK-47 rifle and said that he needed timers and remote detonators for the explosives.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:09

It looks like Raul Castro will be staying in power a bit longer in Cuba than initially expected. Castro has reiterated on several occasions that he will step down as president in 2018, although he will remain as first secretary of the central committee of the ruling Communist Party of Cuba (PCC).