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by | December 27, 2018 | 02:30

The plane almost missed the houses, where people were relaxing on Christmas day. McManus said residents who find plane debris in their yards should call 911. It happened on Tuesday, just after 5:00 p.m. The plane crashed at around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the backyards of four homes in Sioux Falls, causing significant damage to two of the homes but not injuring anyone on the ground, authorities said.

by | December 27, 2018 | 02:09

I mean border security is great, but that feels like extortion when he is holding our jobs hostage for this shutdown. Still, in a Christmas Day appearance in the Oval Office, Trump issued a lengthy defense of his desire for a wall. US Shutdown: The partial shutdown of the US government that started Saturday shows no signs of abating. Mr Trump claimed that many of these workers "have said to me and communicated, 'stay out until you get the funding for the wall.' These federal workers ...

by | December 27, 2018 | 00:06

She said: "I wasn't looking forward to having Christmas alone". "It was hard, but Salvation Army was always there for us". A friend found out about this and brought me down today. "I think that's why people come out and help because it just makes them feel good to help someone else And reach out to their fellow man", Salvation Army Major Mark Nelson told KPIX 5.

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:54

The U.S. government partially shut down on Saturday, and there is not yet any sign of tangible efforts to reopen agencies closed by a political impasse over Trump's demand for border wall funds. Trump claimed that many of these workers "have said to me and communicated, 'stay out until you get the funding for the wall.' These federal workers want the wall".

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:18

The Home Office said the migrants were found overnight trying to cross the English Channel after 40 migrants were stopped in their attempts to make the journey on Christmas Day. Social welfare agencies would assume care of the two children among the passengers, the news agency reported. A Border Force vessel was also dispatched at 5.50am to help a dinghy travelling towards the United Kingdom with eight migrants, including one woman, on board.

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:09

Though he made calls to military personnel on Christmas, President Donald Trump opted not to visit any bases or hospitals this year. The Syria withdrawal, which Trump announced in a tweet with little or no advance notice or consultation with the cabinet, led to the abrupt resignation of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

by | December 26, 2018 | 21:39

Those in the areas where the storm was expected to hit should keep an eye on their local forecasts and follow the direction of local authorities in the event of extreme weather. As for the Twin Cities, a few inches of snow are expected to stack up Wednesday, but they won't stick around long. Snow will taper off Friday morning, and cold air is expected to arrive after the winter blast with an overnight low Friday of 6 below zero and a high Saturday of 10.

by | December 26, 2018 | 19:45

Saraki said: "I wish all Nigerians a merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year". The congregation welcomed the army chief and thanked him for sharing in the festivities. He said: "With the general elections around the corner and heightened political activities across the country, I have charged our security and law enforcement agencies to secure the sanctity of the ballot box and ensure that the outcome of the polls reflects the will of the Nigerian people".

by | December 26, 2018 | 14:41

Anak Krakatau , located about 25 to 30 miles (roughly 40 to 50 kilometers) from the Java and Sumatra coastlines, continues to erupt, leaving many residents in fear that more monster waves could arrive on Indonesia's shores. His mother and baby were found dead under mountains of debris. On Sebesi Island in the middle of the Sunda Strait, helicopters had been dispatched to evacuate residents.

by | December 26, 2018 | 13:41

The national institute for geophysics and volcanology said the quake happened in the middle of the night and was 1km deep. Smoke rises over the city of Catania during an eruption of the Mount Etna, Dec 24, 2018. Mount Etna, one of the world's most active volcanoes , has been erupting since Monday, when ash from the volcano temporarily forced Sicilian airspace to shut.

by | December 26, 2018 | 13:03

Peter's Basilica, the same balcony where he first appeared after his election on March 13, 2013. "Without the fraternity that Jesus Christ has bestowed on us, our efforts for a more just world fall short, and even our best plans and projects risk being soulless and empty", he said.

by | December 26, 2018 | 13:00

Opposition calls grew on Monday for a march on Sudan's presidential palace to demand the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar Bashir, in a potential escalation after days of protests that security forces have sought to violently put down in the capital Khartoum and cities across the country.

by | December 26, 2018 | 12:47

Merry Christmas 2018: Christmas wishes, Christmas wallpapers, Christmas images that you can share. If you are a Lutheran, like me, you can't even go to church. I'd assure readers however, that we'll continue to rise to these challenges and continue to lobby hard for fair funding for local government as we look to the future.

by | December 26, 2018 | 12:26

The departure of Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in a week will thrust President Donald Trump's largely unknown choice for acting Pentagon chief into the military hot seat and shift attention to the search for a permanent replacement who will probably face sharp Capitol Hill questioning about the administration's murky foreign policy.

by | December 26, 2018 | 09:27

Hundreds of people in the 38-storey Opal Tower in Sydney Olympic Park and other nearby buildings were told to leave their homes yesterday after reports of such noises. Fire & Rescue NSW Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) officers and specialist engineers worked with the building designers and building managers throughout yesterday and into the night to determine the integrity and safety of the affected floors.

by | December 26, 2018 | 06:01

The comments highlighted Trump's unpredictable negotiating style. "Trump voters identify all his accomplishments with the wall", the consultant said, adding that caving without a fight would have been a disaster. Some 800,000 government workers are affected. Typically in the event of a shutdown, some federal employees deemed essential continue to work, but their pay is withheld until the shutdown is over, while other federal employees are placed on furlough, meaning they are effectively ...

by | December 26, 2018 | 05:05

The 85-year-old associate justice recalled how her father moved to the United States at age 13 from Russian Federation, and that her mother was born just four months after her grandparents arrived on Ellis Island in NY. The growths they removed were determined to be malignant in an initial pathology evaluation, the court said, citing Ginsburg's thoracic surgeon, Dr.

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:40

Syrian military confirmed via Syrian state media that an arms depot was hit in the attack and that three soldiers were wounded, Reuters reports . Syrian Air Defenses intercepted and downed "a number of hostile targets" over the western countryside of Damascus on Tuesday, according to the Syrian state-run news agency SANA.

by | December 26, 2018 | 00:49

Get the milk and cookies ready because according to the NORAD radar Santa has already departed. Although she knew she was talking to POTUS , she told the Post and Courier , "It wasn't really (nerve-wracking), I just had to think of what the truth was".

by | December 26, 2018 | 00:02

A suicide bomber then struck inside and gunfire broke out, according to the source, who said the victim was a civil servant. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Smoke rises shortly after an attack on the foreign ministry building, in Tripoli , Libya, on December 25. Last month IS claimed responsibility for an attack on militia forces in southeastern Libya in which at least nine people were killed.