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Dec 30 2017

Who said what as Viswanathan Anand wins World Rapid Chess Championship

However, the win against Magnus Carlsen with black pieces in round 9 gave him a lot of confidence. Anand was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds (...

Dec 30 2017

Court rules against bakers who refused to make gay wedding cake

Under Oregon law, businesses can not refuse service based on sexual orientation, just as they can not turn customers away because of race, sex, disability, age or religio...

Dec 29 2017

Trump Warns Against Illicit Chinese Oil Sales to North Korea

Beijing also imported no iron ore, coal or lead from North Korea in November, the second full month of the latest trade sanctions imposed by United Nations. USA spy sat...

Dec 29 2017

Police Arrest Barber Accused of Snipping Ear, Shaving Bald Patch

Madison police said the 22-year-old customer stopped by Ruby's Salon on State Street Friday for a quick cut . When Shabani determined the customer was moving again, t...

Dec 29 2017

Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists

Police spokesman Basir Mojahid told NBC News that at least 25 people had been killed and 32 others injured. According to a report this month by media freedom group Re...

Dec 29 2017

Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge

The Alabama judge came under fire during his campaign after multiple women came forward accusing him of pursuing sexual relationships with them when they were teenagers...

Dec 29 2017

The US Says Visa Services Will Resume In Turkey After Dispute

The US Embassy in Turkey says it is resuming normal visa services for Turkish citizens following Ankara's security assurances for local staff at US missions. Turkey, wh...

Dec 29 2017

Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast 'act of terror'

Anna Mityanina, vice governor of Saint Petersburg, which is Russia's second city, said on Twitter that of the 13 wounded eight remained in hospital care. Putin called the...

Dec 28 2017

Chilly weather could be contributing to the state's 'widespread' flu epidemic

Doctors say we may be approaching the peak of flu season. After receiving the vaccination it takes two weeks to become effective, making time imperative to avoiding inf...

Dec 28 2017

Liverpool announce deal to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton

Following Liverpool's long-running pursuit of the 26-year-old Netherlands center back, Southampton announced on Wednesday that it accepted the record fee ahead of the Jan...

Dec 28 2017

Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

Temperatures will drop down to the 20s and 10s through Wednesday morning. If you are towards southeastern Kentucky, most of your day has been under mostly cloudy skies ...

Dec 28 2017

Council vote allows prepayment of 2018 property tax

In a last-ditch effort to take advantage of a popular tax deduction before the new tax law limits it in 2018, Lehigh Valley taxpayers are clogging the phone lines of coll...

Dec 28 2017

Tral shuts to mourn death of JEM commander

Security personnel descended on Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir late on Monday, 25 December, after receiving information that Tantray could be in the hideout. This ...

Dec 27 2017

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, inducts 19 ministers

Sworn in for the second time as the chief minister of the state, Rupani has brought back the old guard to meet the administrative and legislative experience needed to tac...

Dec 27 2017

USA sanctions two N.Koreans over ballistic missile program

The United States sanctioned two North Korean officials on Tuesday over the development of ballistic missiles, as Russian Federation and America's top diplomats held talk...

Dec 27 2017

Christmas Day shooting : Three Dead in Phoenix Standoff

Alan Pfohl with the Phoenix Police Department. Neighbors said a man had taken two children hostage in an apartment, and officers launched into negotiations with him, ...

Dec 27 2017

Kulbushan Jadhav meets mother, wife at Pakistan foreign affairs ministry

After the meeting the women and the Indian diplomat left the premises amidst questions pouring from the Pakistan media. The family arrived at Benazir Bhutto Internation...

Dec 26 2017

Britain to bring back its classic blue passport when it leaves EU

The UK has announced it will change the colour of its passports from the EU-associated burgundy now in circulation to the pre-EU blue. Meaning while most European Union...

Dec 26 2017

President Trump kicks off Mar-a-Lago stay, tax reform accomplished

Trump said he was going to wait until January to sign the bill in a larger, more ceremonial setting until he saw television news coverage Friday morning speculating about...

Dec 26 2017

Christmas celebrated in Odisha

The biggest Mass in the Valley was held at the Holy Family Catholic Church at Maulana Azad Road here, where hundreds of Christians, including women and children, assemble...