by | December 11, 2017 | 11:20

The Met Office issued on Thursday an amber alert - the second-highest out of three warning levels - for the Scottish regions of Grampian, Highlands and Eilean Siar, and the Orkney and Shetland archipelagos. A trampoline also flew into a train track in East Renfrewshire, southern Scotland. Caledonian MacBrayne ferry services between Tarbert and Lochranza, Oban and Tiree via Coll and Ullapool and Stornoway were also cancelled while many other routes faced disruption.

by | December 11, 2017 | 09:34

On Nov. 29, it test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile which it said was its most advanced yet, capable of reaching the mainland United States. The exercises were held as tensions with North Korea continued to increase over Pyongyang's rapidly emerging weapons programs. However, the new sanctions are considered a symbolic move to show Seoul's commitment to keeping up with global sanctions against North Korea given that all inter-Korean trade remains suspended since the South's ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 08:07

The Indian student, studying in Chicago, is presently undergoing treatment at a hospital in the U.S. Speaking to TOI on Sunday, Akbar's brother Mohammad Ashraf said, "We are anxious and have not been getting any information on his condition".

by | December 11, 2017 | 07:24

Lake effect snow is expected to begin as early as Sunday morning for Oswego, Jefferson, and Lewis counties and linger into early Monday morning. Snow continues Monday night with accumulation of 1 to 3 inches, according to the Weather Service.

by | December 11, 2017 | 06:23

The 47-year-old left her native Slovenia in her 20s and met Donald Trump in NY in 1998. At her Children's National Hospital visit in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Melania Trump was asked by a 10-year-old boy where she would most like to celebrate the most festive time of the year.

by | December 11, 2017 | 05:42

If charged, Henderson faces between two and 20 years in prison for each aggravated assault offense; between two and 10 years for tampering with evidence; and up to 180 days in jail for the marijuana offense. Officers detained two suspects trying to leave the scene in a vehicle. Police said the rifle had been discarded by Henderson in a nearby wooded area in an attempt to hide the firearm.

by | December 11, 2017 | 05:37

Shelby said in November that he would probably write-in a candidate instead of casting a vote for Moore. Moore denies the allegations. In some cases, the women who have come forward about the relationships have alleged sexual abuse or assault.

by | December 11, 2017 | 05:22

The Chicago Bears played arguably their best game of the season on Sunday afternoon as they dismantled the Cincinnati Bengals 33-7 for their fourth victory of the season. He was booed loudly whenever he came onto the field. Absolutely nothing good has ever come from losing in the National Football League, and it's just as easy to hit or miss on the fourth pick in the first round as it is on the sixth, seventh or eighth.

by | December 11, 2017 | 05:19

Police have also confirmed they believe all four shooting are one single incident, and are looking for one suspect as the shooter. This evidence will be sent to the MSP crime lab for comparison. In a later statement, however, state police said they were told of a third shooting and "with the locations of these shootings and the updated timelines" detectives are treating them as related.

by | December 11, 2017 | 04:48

A resident who uploaded video to Facebook of the incident told the television station: 'Where I got here the whole house was on fire'. The unidentified Cincinnati woman was dousing the infestation with the highly flammable liquid near an open flame Friday when she inadvertently sparked the conflagration, officials said.

by | December 11, 2017 | 04:40

On Sunday the fire cut power to more than 85,000 people because of damage to electrical transmission lines, officials said. It came back on at 2:30 a.m., completing the first of about a dozen outages for the night. No mandatory evacuation was required for Isla Vista, the SBCOEM confirmed. This story originally published at 4:35 a.m. Evacuation orders were issued in Carpinteria and Montecito overnight as the largest of several wildfires in the state drew closer to communities in the ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 04:00

As the Republican Party continues to transform under the Trump presidency, Fairhope provides a hint of how some Republicans are struggling to adapt. Trump gave the 70-year-old insurgent candidate a full-throated endorsement Friday night during a rally across the border in Pensacola, Fla.

by | December 11, 2017 | 01:34

Why, it's an analysis from your own news pages, dated December 5, with a doozy of a headline: "Among the Tax Bill's Biggest Losers: High-Income, Blue State Taxpayers". In a time where we are doing well economically, tax cuts are not beneficial to the overall well being of the economy. McConnell told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Wednesday he was open to changing the bill so that the $10,000 could be used for deducting either property taxes or income taxes, opening up the reduced ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 00:43

Yesterday (Thursday), US President Donald Trump held the traditional lighting of the candle ceremony for Hanukkah in the White House. Shah defended Trump's decision on Jerusalem, saying "We think that the decision to recognise reality, and recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is the right decision".

by | December 10, 2017 | 22:27

The violence came amid days of unrest sparked by Trump's dramatic announcement Wednesday. Palestinian health officials say more than 1,100 people were wounded in Gaza, east Jerusalem and the West Bank from tear gas, rubber bullets, live fire and other means from Thursday to Saturday.

by | December 10, 2017 | 22:04

ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn, who accepted the prize along with Thurlow, said that while the treaty is far from ratification "now, at long last, we have an unequivocal norm against nuclear weapons". "The risk for nuclear weapons use is even greater today than at the end of the Cold War". "The world is getting ... a more risky place to live", said Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow who, alongside Fihn, is to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of ICAN.

by | December 10, 2017 | 22:08

Yellow "be aware" alerts are in place for wind, snow and ice in other areas (full details can be found here). Forecasters said snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland , Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and the Midlands, with the potential for up to 20cm (8in) of snow as the day progresses.

by | December 10, 2017 | 22:00

Israel has always regarded Jerusalem as its capital, while the Palestinians claim East Jerusalem - occupied by Israel in the 1967 war - as the capital of a future Palestinian state. Donald Trump announces the USA recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital and will move its embassy there. Palestinians demonstrate in Jerusalem on Friday.

by | December 10, 2017 | 21:58

Like Kentucky's two previous opponents in the NCAA tournament, No. 5 seed Nebraska had dug United Kingdom into another hole, and in front of a frenzied, blue-shirted home crowd, the big-hitting Wildcats were clawing their way out in their program's biggest match ever.

by | December 10, 2017 | 21:33

He said: "We can confirm that one of our ships ran aground whilst leaving the Port of Calais this afternoon". A P&O spokesman said the ferry is now afloat and they are hoping to transfer passengers to another ship "as soon as possible". 'There are no reported injuries. Sea traffic is set to resume Sunday evening between France and Britain. The national weather warning agency Meteo France has placed 32 French departments on danger alert due to intense weather conditions over the weekend.