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by | December 29, 2017 | 19:33

The new year is nearly here and as the festivities continue, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants to remind motorists to celebrate safely and responsibly by designating a sober driver. "Officer Camilleri joins a selfless group of heroes who have sacrificed their lives for the safety and security of others", Acting Commissioner Warren Stanley said during the ceremony.

by | December 29, 2017 | 19:23

The hackers had plans to gain access to computers connected to surveillance system to send ransomware to almost 179,600 email addresses and squeeze money from victims, said the justice department in a statement. Isvanca is in custody in Romania and Cismaru is on house arrest, also in the country. "In partnership with MPD's Chief Technology Office, the Secret Service and MPD quickly ensured that the surveillance camera system was secure and operational prior to the Inauguration and continued ...

by | December 29, 2017 | 18:10

Haley said on Sunday: " We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of". Amid what US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said are continued "inefficiency and overspending" by the organization, the United States government has reportedly "negotiated a significant cut" in the United Nations budget.

by | December 29, 2017 | 18:11

Lau Hon Meng from Singapore and Mok Choy Lin from Malaysia were on assignment for Turkish state broadcaster TRT when they were detained in late October along with Myanmar journalist Aung Naing Soe and driver Hla Tin. Aung Naing Soe, the local interpreter, is well known in the country for his reporting and photojournalism, which often focuses on domestically controversial topics such as the persecution of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority.

by | December 29, 2017 | 17:21

Similar warnings have also been issued for counties Monaghan, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Cork, Limerick and Tipperary. Friday will bring foggy and frosty conditions with scattered rain and hail storms with more widespread rain expected by late afternoon. For a time today there could be accumulations of up to 3cm of snow in parts of the county, particularly in higher ground.

by | December 29, 2017 | 17:18

They are arguably two best forwards in the National Basketball Association, but most fans agree that James is a whole new level above his opponent. Kevin Durant knows how good he is. The Warriors are one of the best defensive teams in the National Basketball Association due to their small forward, which is another reason why he will be one of the frontrunners for the award.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:52

The women's title was won by China's Ju Wenjun. Playing with black pieces, Anand began the game with an aggressive approach and managed to achieve victory in 34 moves. The former World No 1, who had lost his crown to Carlsen in 2013, reclaimed the title he had won in 2003 beating Vladikir Kramnik in the final. Before facing the Norwegian Carlsen, the Indian drew his match against Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev and he is now among the joint leaders.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:32

Oregon resident JD Moreland captured video of the moment a vehicle drove off a pier in Astoria, Oregon, while trying to escape police on December 27. After being treated for hypothermia at the Columbia Memorial Hospital, Erofeeff was taken to Clatsop County Jail. Erofeeff reportedly tried to swim a few hundred feet before changing his mind.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:31

Rocket warning sirens were heard shortly before midday in the Shaar Hanegev and Sedot Hanegev regions, sending frightened residents running to shelters. The launches came amidst escalation between Israel and the Palestinians over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his plan to move the U.S.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:32

December 28 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Thursday trained her guns on the Congress party for asserting that the Constitution is in danger under the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) as according to her, they themselves are equally responsible.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:27

Winds of 50-65 km/h with gusts of up to 100 km/h are being forecast for those parts of the country on Saturday night & early Sunday morning. Meanwhile, a Status Yellow snow-ice warning will be in place from 10pm Friday until 6am Saturday for Connacht, with a spell of sleet and snow expected for a time, turning to rain later.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:08

China on Friday denied violating United Nations -imposed limits on oil supplies to North Korea. China has in the past proposed a "freeze for freeze" arrangement under which North Korea would stop its nuclear and missile tests in exchange for a halt to the exercises.

by | December 29, 2017 | 16:05

Matt Exley, Director of Emergency Management for Erie's Millcreek Township, said snow removal crews were out but "can't keep up with the amount of snow that's falling". A white Christmas for much of the north east and Midwest has given way to bitter cold until the New Year . Forecasters warned of hypothermia and frostbite from arctic air settling in over the central USA and spreading east.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:52

All of a sudden, the MLA lost her cool and slapped the constable. "I apologise", said Kumari. The constable's rejoinder left the MLA taken aback with socking expressions. However, the matter did not end there as the woman constable also slapped the Congress MLA. The story was not over yet, and Asha Kumari feels the women constable should have used restrain as she was of her mother's age.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:48

The parties went to court earlier this year following the inaction by Parliament to hold the president to account. Since then‚ it is argued‚ nothing has been done by the speaker of the National Assembly to initiate steps to hold Zuma to account‚ which has resulted in a court battle in front of the justices of the Constitutional Court.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:47

This includes a joint team, the report said, which will deal with Iranian activity in Syria and Tehran's support for the Hezbollah terror organization. The advisers are concerned that more permissive rules of engagement would divert USA forces from defeating the remnants of Islamic State, they said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:39

Goelzer Inv Management Inc has invested 0.36% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ). The stock increased 0.01% or $0.005 during the last trading session, reaching $107.645. Destination Wealth Management boosted its stake in Walt Disney by 2.6% during the first quarter. Cullen Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com reported 0.02% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ).

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:34

The last reported attack on Egypt's historic minority took place on December 11 after a bomb went off at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral, leaving at least 22 people dead and 35 wounded. A video circulated on social media after the attack apparently shows the dead gunman on the ground. A month later, ISIS gunmen shot dead about 30 Christians south of Cairo as they travelled to a monastery.

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:30

Her father said she was upset when she approached the soldiers over the shooting with a rubber bullet minutes earlier of her 15-year-old cousin. Ahed Tamimi was widely praised on social media for slapping the soldiers. Manal was protesting for the release of Ahd, Ahd's mother Nariman Tamimi, 43 and cousin Nour Naji Tamimi, 21. According to the army, soldiers did indeed use rubber bullets in Nabi Saleh on the December 15, but the IDF spokesperson had no details about who was shot .

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:28

Mr Nigro added: "We may lose others as well". The New York Daily News reported that a child was among those killed in the fire. New York Fire said it had almost 160 firefighters on the scene of the fire. "The smoke was insane, people screaming, 'Get out!", a witness, Jamal Flicker, told the New York Post . Another local, Jamal Flicker, told the New York Post: "The smoke was insane, people screaming, 'get out!' I heard a woman yelling, 'we're trapped, help!'".

by | December 29, 2017 | 15:29

Biggs also claimed that Mueller is using taxpayer resources "to scrutinize anyone and anything that fits into a preconceived notion that Russian Federation colluded with the Trump campaign to 'fix the election'". Mueller's move appears to concern the disproportionate targeting of swing districts by Russian trolls during the presidential campaign. But the president said the Mueller probe "makes the country look very bad, and it puts the country in a very bad position".

by | December 29, 2017 | 13:12

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new sanctions on two North Korean officials who play a role in the country's ballistic missile programs. Often appearing next to Kim Jong Un celebrating missile test launches, both men were promoted in October as a reward for their efforts. The Treasury designated 69-year-old Ri Pyong Chol as the First Vice Department Director of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee.

by | December 29, 2017 | 12:18

A 9-year-old IN boy frightened off a would-be carjacker by pointing a pellet gun at the suspect's head on Tuesday. "I was like, 'Oh my God, what am I going to tell my wife?'" Cooksey said. "It was doing donuts, zig zags, nearly flipped", Larry remembers. "I didn't know what to think, I just kind of ran outside and watched him", Sparling said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 12:12

Secret Service became involved as well. Robby Strong , who has claimed responsibility for delivering a gift-wrapped box with horse manure to the Bel Air area where Mnuchin lives, said he took on the example of Jesus, who had "cleansed" the Temple by putting merchants and money changers to flight as they turned the house of God into a " den of thieves ".

by | December 29, 2017 | 10:08

Jessica, 28, who appeared on TV soap Home and Away in 2016, remains in a critical condition. Network Seven said the Home and Away family are sending their love and support to the actress and her sister. Whitall was driving home from a methadone clinic when the fatal smash occurred, reports The Sydney Morning Herald . Mr Whitall's family released a statement to Channel 7 News: "Our hearts are broken not only for our loss but also for the loss the Falkholt family are feeling".