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by | December 26, 2017 | 02:29

Christmas fever gripped several parts of the State including Bhubaneswar , Cuttack, Rourkela, Balasore, Kandhamal and Sambalpur as cathedrals, churches, shops, commercial establishments and individual houses belonging to Christian community were adorned with colourful illuminations, X-mas trees, balloons and candles.

by | December 26, 2017 | 01:12

Hoyer said there is emerging evidence that Americans are beginning to register their displeasure with Trump's presidency and GOP control in Washington, judging from recent Democratic wins in Virginia, New Jersey and the Alabama special Senate election.

by | December 25, 2017 | 23:19

He further notes that some Christians, whether knowingly or not, write Christmas as ' X mass", but he says the big "X' means Christ is cancelled. Thought for the Day-With whom will I share the love, peace and joy of Christmas this year? He came to earth bringing peace and love to all people, both the pleasant and the unpleasant, the good and the evil.

by | December 25, 2017 | 22:39

An Amber Alert was announced Sunday for a Springfield boy. #AMBERALERTThe Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered child and is asking. "He described as 5'10" tall, approximately150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, according to the release. He had a spare set of clothing described as a gray Christmas sweatshirt, blue shirt and black skinny jeans.

by | December 25, 2017 | 22:08

Five people, four pedestrians and a police officer, were killed in the Westminster Bridge attack near Parliament in London in March. Queen Elizabeth II's traditional Christmas message will be televised in the United Kingdom and to 51 other Commonwealth countries.

by | December 25, 2017 | 21:48

Chief Ernest Sanchez at a news conference Monday morning. Both had seat belts on. CHP officials did not provide details of the injuries or the cause of the collision. The officer who died was in the passenger seat. The CHP said the woman, whose name was not released, was from Corcoran. Sanchez said the driver was coming home from a party, where "he had obviously had too much to drink and maybe too much to smoke".

by | December 25, 2017 | 20:01

Nobody was hurt, apart from the suspect, who was taken to hospital for treatment of light injuries. The 58-year-old driver sustained minor injuries in the crash and was taken to hospital, police said, adding that he was being investigated for arson after several cans of petrol and bottles of lighter fluid were recovered from inside the vehicle.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:48

The dead are believed to be part of the same extended family, AFP reports. The pre-dawn accident also left 24 injured in Agoo town, La Union province, 200 kilometres north of Manila, according to Roy Villanueva, the municipality's police chief.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:39

Erica Garner, 27, went into cardiac arrest on Saturday night and was rushed to an intensive care unit at a Brooklyn hospital. Garner died in July 2014 after a white police officer put him in a chokehold. "Erica better get better soon". Erica's mother said that there was nothing more to do other than to wait and see if her health improves. Since her father's death in 2014, Erica Garner has become an advocate for combating police brutality .

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:04

Forecasters warned that snow and wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour could make travel "dangerous to impossible". "By 3 p.m.is will be mostly done in Cumberland and York counties". There's a winter storm warning effect for most of the state until 3 AM Saturday. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:00

Holm also likes challenging fights because she doesn't want to leave any doubt to her legacy. It will be the first time Holm and Cyborg have met in the octagon and the second time Holm has attempted to become featherweight champion. In terms of pedigree, Holm is one of the most accomplished combat sports athletes in history, and she's set a new standard for striking in mixed martial arts with her boxing acumen combined with a kickboxing skill set that she's honed over the years.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:58

Speaking to Al Jazeera from Seoul, Se-Woong Koo, a political analyst and publisher of Korea Expose, a news magazine, said North Korea's economic situation is prompting soldiers and citizens to risk their lives by leaving the country. Still, the flexibility driven by a swarm of drones, which could be immediately retargeted to a moving or a more important site, will improve South Korea's ability to respond quickly in crisis scenarios.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:56

Diplomats said they expected the measure to be adopted during the meeting scheduled for 1:00 pm (1800 GMT). "This resolution ratchets up the pressure on North Korea even further, building on our last resolution, which included the strongest sanctions ever imposed on them", US Permanent Representative Nikki Haley, who piloted it, told the Council.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:38

Rupani was named as the acting Chief Minister. The Congress Party trailed in second with 77 seats, followed by the Bharatiya Tribal Party (two) and NCP (one), while independent candidates won three seats. He has served as a corporator in Rajkot and has been the mayor and also a member of Rajya Sabha. The BJP won the election for the 182-member Gujarat Assembly on Monday, claiming a clear majority of 99 seats.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:34

Switzerland was among an overwhelming majority of countries which on Thursday voted a UN General Assembly resolution condemning US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "We do not expect the American administration to touch assistance but if it does this will only add to Jordan's economic woes", the minister said. Key US allies like France and Britain also voted for the resolution.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:15

The statement came amidst false rumors and accusations that players from both countries were denied entry visas into Saudi Arabia because of political differences. A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said the Israeli government wouldn't have a problem were the players to participate in the Riyadh games if the visas were granted.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:07

The incident took place at 10:20 a.m. EST in Bell County in Arjay, Kentucky. When he went outside to see what the commotion was, he saw the two dogs attacking his brother. The husband survived and was transported to an area hospital with unspecified injuries. "Under no circumstances are you to engage this unsafe animal", the sheriff's department said.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:06

Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny has called on Russians to boycott next year's presidential election, even as he vows to appeal a government ruling barring him from the campaign. The BBC's Sarah Rainsford has been attending the Moscow nomination meeting for Mr Navalny. "The procedure that we're invited to take part is not an election", he said.

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:44

Trump opened the day by tweeting against the FBI's deputy director and the news media. Trump told a caller from MS that the state is "great" and predicted that "Santa is going to treat you very well". 'If I don't see you during the day, have a great holiday and a great Christmas, thank you very much, ' he said as the pool reporters were being ushered out.

by | December 25, 2017 | 17:34

At an event in Missouri last month he told supporters, "You don't see "Merry Christmas " any more ". "Well, guess what? We're saying "Merry Christmas" again", he announced in October at a Values Voter Summit of conservatives. "As we celebrate this most precious holiday we're grateful for each of you who spend this Christmas away from your families and defend all of our families, our freedoms and our flag", he added.