• Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar
Two Reuters journalists apprehended in Myanmar

The 1923 law carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years. The journalists allegedly planned "to send important security documents regarding security forces in Rakhine state to foreign agencies overseas", according to the government's Myanmar Press Council.

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  • Giancarlo Stanton called Derek Jeter's bluff, so now he's a Yankee
Giancarlo Stanton called Derek Jeter's bluff, so now he's a Yankee

Aaron Boone, manager of the New York Yankees , talks with members of the media at the MLB baseball winter meetings Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Jeter, whose number is retired by the Yankees, scoffed at the suggestion that he wanted to help his former club, which is backed up by the fact that he and the team have had barely any relation...

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  • Shots fired at Penn State satellite campus
Shots fired at Penn State satellite campus

A man was the shooter, according to our sources, who fatally shot a woman. The shooting occurred in a parking lot and the suspect is believed to be the estranged husband of the victim. "Our entire Penn State community is profoundly saddened by the tragedy at the Beaver campus". The initial report said 15 shots were fired and multiple ambulances...

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  • Okinawa boy injured after window falls off US Marine chopper
Okinawa boy injured after window falls off US Marine chopper

Residents complain about what they see as the unfair burden they carry in supporting the US military presence in Japan. On Dec. 7, a small cylindrical object crashed onto the roof of the Midorigaoka nursery school from a US military helicopter.

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  • 2nd NYC Islamic Terrorist Was Also Diversity Visa Lottery Baby
2nd NYC Islamic Terrorist Was Also Diversity Visa Lottery Baby

The detained suspect from Monday's attack gained entry to the country as a result of chain migration initiated by a relative, who received a visa and ultimately became a United States citizen through the visa lottery program. The president urged Congress to prioritize national security and immigrants who are able to contribute to the economy over...

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  • Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses
Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses

The report suggested that up to 20,000 people are now being held in Libyan detention centers for migrants, where they face torture, forced labor, extortion, and even unlawful killings. European governments have provided technical support to the Libyan Department for Combatting Illegal Migration (DCIM), which is responsible for running the detenti...

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  • 4 officers hailed as heroes for stopping NYC pipe bomb suspect
4 officers hailed as heroes for stopping NYC pipe bomb suspect

A state court also charged Ullah with terror offences yesterday. Ullah's radicalization began as far back as 2014, the complaint says. Ullah became radicalised after he began watching pro-Isil material online in 2014 and carried out his attack because he was angry over U.S.

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  • Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race
Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

A former party chairman formed the Alabama Democratic Majority to raise money and recruit candidates, and Jones was among those publicly supportive of the effort. At the center of the special election was fiery Christian conservative Roy Moore - "Judge Moore" to his supporters. She said they also have many friends who are black.

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  • Open Enrollment for Healthcare Marketplace Closes Friday
Open Enrollment for Healthcare Marketplace Closes Friday

In Illinois, some consumers who successfully completed an application for financial assistance through HealthCare.gov got a message saying they would likely be eligible to buy a health plan, "but none are available to you in your area". With the last week of open enrollment upon us, the staff at the exchange continues to build relationships with st...

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  • First night of Hanukkah illuminates deeper meaning
First night of Hanukkah illuminates deeper meaning

Miraculously though it managed to stay alight for eight days . He said everyone in the community can take part in the mitzvah or good deed by spreading the light themselves. "I get to go up in the lift every year and look down at the crowd and see everybody just waiting for the light to be lit and that anticipation and that collective yearning, ...

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  • Confirmed! Anushka, Virat are now married - Here's what he tweets after marriage
Confirmed! Anushka, Virat are now married - Here's what he tweets after marriage

The couple got married in a private ceremony held at Tuscany, Italy which was witnessed by family and close friends. Kohli and Anushka, both 29, posted different photos of themselves smiling together and dressed in colourful Indian wedding garb on their Twitter feeds late Monday.

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  • Winter storm watch issued for Jefferson, Lewis counties
Winter storm watch issued for Jefferson, Lewis counties

We'll see a series of weaker lows move through the Great Lakes. Bowers said the snow should taper off Wednesday night. Snowfall is expected in Beckley likely beginning in the afternoon with the possibility of snow squalls. Areas affected will be generally south of Buffalo, as well as off the southern shore of Lake Ontario. While the first clipp...

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  • Giroud earns Arsenal a point in draw at Southampton
Giroud earns Arsenal a point in draw at Southampton

The France forward is anxious his tally of zero league starts so far will cost him a place in his nation's World Cup squad. I have plenty of good strikers. "I can understand his frustration but that's part of the job". "Then we will see". However, competition for a place in the Didier Deschamps' squad is fierce and the manager has already stated ...

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  • Did Donald Trump Just Sexually Harass Kirsten Gillibrand on Twitter?
Did Donald Trump Just Sexually Harass Kirsten Gillibrand on Twitter?

Gillibrand says President Donald Trump's latest tweet about her was a "sexist smear" aimed at silencing her voice. The president said in his post: " Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand , a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office "begging" for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything...

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  • Trump's accusers 'should be heard': Haley
Trump's accusers 'should be heard': Haley

They are among at least 16 women who have made claims of sexual misconduct against the president , according to a press release circulated by Brave New Films. While the Russian Federation investigation has clouded his administration for months, the charges of sexual misconduct have recently gained new prominence as a wave of similar allegations ha...

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  • Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeast Iran
Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeast Iran

The epicentre of the quake was reportedly near the town of Hejdak. Iranian state TV says a 6-magnitude natural disaster has jolted a western region near the border with Iraq. Although Iran is the Earthquake-prone zone as it sits on major fault lines. It was felt as far away as Turkey, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.

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  • Austria gas plant blast kills one
Austria gas plant blast kills one

Only one person is confirmed to have been killed in the blast, with an estimated 18 thought to have been injured, though some reports have placed that number as high as 60. Gas flows are then delivered throughout Europe via Austria's transmission network. The ministry stated there are " no problems with supply ", and that consumers are unaffe...

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  • PM Abbasi to depart for Turkey to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem
PM Abbasi to depart for Turkey to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem

OIC leaders will conclude ongoing talks over the technical details of the declaration on December 13. Palestinian leaders had previously warned the move would threaten a two-state solution. "Bangladesh reaffirms its position in favour of establishing the State of Palestine on the basis of the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital".

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  • Maradona statue ridiculed after unveiling in India
Maradona statue ridiculed after unveiling in India

It was his second visit to India in nine years after 2008. While his supporters had lined the streets to welcome the 1986 World Cup victor during his first visit to Kolkata in 2008, his postponed visit in December 2017 saw few supporters welcoming him at the airport.

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  • Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza strike
Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza strike

Update: Reshet Bet says Iron Dome successfully intercepted 2 rockets from Gaza. Residents who witnessed the incident identified the two men as members of the Islamic Jihad militant group. Two were shot dead by the Israeli army while protesting, while two others died in Israeli air strikes in response to rocket fire from Gaza. An incomplete tunn...

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