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People South Korea seizes 2nd ship suspected of supplying oil to North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea seizes 2nd ship suspected of supplying oil to North Korea

South Korea is holding a second ship on suspicion of supplying oil to North Korea in violation of worldwide sanctions meant to punish Kim Jong-un's regime for its nuclear weapons and missile programmes. It is unclear when exactly KOTI was seized, but customs officials decided on December 21 to deny the ship permission to leave the port, a local maritime official told South Korean news agency Yonhap.

Author: 0 Suspects arrested in Troy Quadruple homicide plead not guilty to murder charges

Both Mann and White are from nearby Schenectady , which is where they were arrested. The victims were identified as Brandi Mells , 22, Shanta Myers , 36, and Myers' children Shanise, 5, and Jeremiah, 11. It's inconceivable, ' said Pastor Jackie Robinson Sr. of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. "I don't have the word", he said the next day. "Until we find out, it certainly makes sense to be vigilant and keep your doors locked".

Author: 0 Don't give up on Nigeria, your dreams, Oyintiloye urges youths — George Weah

Oyintiloye made the submission in Osogbo, Osun State capital, following the victory of the first and only African to emerge world's best footballer, George Opong Weah, in the just-concluded presidential election in Liberia. Weah replaced Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as president, who was a joint recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for fighting for women's rights. "I refuse to subject our nation to such an experience", he said.

People Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim dies
Author: 0 Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim dies

Garner was placed into a medically induced coma on December 23 after suffering a heart attack brought on by asthma. Erica Garner has been hospitalized in Brooklyn since Saturday. Garner's mother, Esaw Snipes, told The New York Times previously that Garner, who gave birth four months ago, had learned during the pregnancy that she had heart problems.

People Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign
Author: 0 Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign

In an email to the Aspen Times on Friday night, Shannon Slade said she is a girlfriend of one of the daughters of the couple living in the house, and revealed that they were the ones that posted the banner. The bill, called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act , or RFRA, led to a national protest. Pence arrived in Aspen on Tuesday according to the report.

People Trump says East Coast could use some global warming
Author: 0 Trump says East Coast could use some global warming

New Year's Eve 1917 was just 1 degree, while temperatures hit a balmy 11 degrees in 1962. The service has warned people in some areas to keep their skin covered to avoid frostbite, according to CNN. He has previously tweeted that the concept of global warming was "created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive".

Author: 0 Gunman launches deadly attack on Coptic church near Cairo

Two bombs were defused near the church. The gunman had opened fire outside the church, wounding five security guards, and tried to storm the building when police shot him dead, the officials said. IS claims responsibility :Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack without providing evidence for the claim, while Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar issued directives to security officials to raise the security alert to the maximum level across the country, in the wake of the ...

People Turkey Completes Deal to Buy Antimissile System From Russia
Author: 0 Turkey Completes Deal to Buy Antimissile System From Russia

Russian Federation will supply Turkey with four S-400 surface-to-air missile systems under the deal that is nearly finalised, General Director of state corporation Rostec Sergey Chemezov said. The Karlov killing did little damage to a Russian-Turkish rapprochement that was taking place at the time, with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeking to mend ties.

People Iron Dome intercepts 2 missiles, one lands in Israel; IDF retaliates
Author: 0 Iron Dome intercepts 2 missiles, one lands in Israel; IDF retaliates

At least 18 rockets have been fired at Israel since US President Trump's highly-contested decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of the country. Palestinians have clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and along the Gaza border since Trump's announcement. A spokesman for the Hamas-run health ministry said nobody was injured by the Israeli fire.

People Toddler's crying leads neighbor to gruesome discovery
Author: 0 Toddler's crying leads neighbor to gruesome discovery

Wednesday in the basement of the Sterling Place home she shared with her husband and toddler. Internal Affairs Bureau has now launched an investigation into the officers who were initially dispatched, as friends and family wonder whether police have blood on their hands....

People China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer
Author: 0 China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

According to the information, China has not exported any oil products or gasoline, jet fuel, diesel or fuel oil to North Korea in November, following the United Nations restrictions. The US Treasury Department later placed six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 of their vessels on sanctions list. Documents seen by Reuters this month showed Washington called on the Security Council to blacklist 10 ships for circumventing sanctions by conducting ship-to-ship transfers of ...

People Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center
Author: 0 Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

The explosion took place around 10.30 a.m.in the Qala-e-Nazar area, Nasrat Rahimi, spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior Affairs told Efe news, adding that the victims included women and children. No claims of responsibility have been made for the explosion - in Kabul , Afghanistan - and the Taliban has issued a statement denying any involvement.

People Democrat Jones officially declared victor over Roy Moore
Author: 0 Democrat Jones officially declared victor over Roy Moore

The election result was a blow to President Trump, who gave Mr Moore his full-throated support, even as other Republicans distanced themselves following the misconduct allegations. The objective of the complaint was to prevent the Alabama State Canvassing Board from meeting to officially certify the election result; the final step in sending Jones to the United States Senate.

People Petersburg explosion in supermarket injures 10
Author: 0 Petersburg explosion in supermarket injures 10

Putin said he told the chief of Russia's main domestic security agency, the FSB, that agents who encounter resistance from terror suspects should "liquidate bandits on the spot". The 10 injured people were taken to hospital where they were listed as being in a "satisfactory" condition. The Federal Security Service said seven suspects linked to the Islamic State group were arrested in connection to the alleged plot.

People United States missions in Turkey set to resume full visa services
Author: 0 United States missions in Turkey set to resume full visa services

Shortly after the USA announcement, Ankara's embassy in Washington announced that Turkish missions in the United States will also resume full visa services for U.S. Non-immigrant visas include student, tourist, media and work visas. The embassy said Turkish authorities gave assurances that they will detain no local staff employed by USA missions for performing their official duties.

People Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents
Author: 0 Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents

She also starred in the Australian film Harmony , a supernatural thriller nearly entirely shot in the Illawarra, which is set for release next year. Australian television actress Jessica Falkholt and her sister, Annabelle, are now fighting for their lives after a highway auto crash in New South Wales , Australia, that claimed the lives of both their parents.

Author: 0 Islamic State numbers in Iraq and Syria dwindle

In recent weeks, ISIS fighters, or their sympathizers, reportedly have mounted small attacks in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus, the Syrian capital. "We can only defeat ISIS in areas our partners control". Russian Federation and the United States have set up a communications channel to reduce the chance of fighting between the two rival campaigns against ISIS.

People Statistics Show Sharp Increase in Flu Activity
Author: 0 Statistics Show Sharp Increase in Flu Activity

After receiving the vaccination it takes two weeks to become effective, making time imperative to avoiding influenza. This season, however, the new report suggests that Australia may not end up being such a flu harbinger. "The supply of Trivalent Influenza vaccine is expected this week and will be available for distribution on Friday 29th December, pending cold chain clearance".

People Single digit temperatures tonight, wind chills below zero
Author: 0 Single digit temperatures tonight, wind chills below zero

However, the winds stay breezy only adding to the cold readings. While there is a chance of flurries virtually with any and all of them, we're not talking about any major systems moving through. It will be a bit windy, as that northwest wind delivers the colder air. A scattered snow chance will continue through the day on Saturday with the best chances still remaining north.

People Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes
Author: 0 Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes

In most years, many taxpayers wait until the last possible moment to pay their property taxes . And two, Florida tax collectors are not allowing it. Ultimately it will be up to the Internal Revenue Service to make that determination. The prepayment in Rockland will cover town, county and special district taxes, such as sewer system levies.

People Jaish big gun, just taller than AK-47
Author: 0 Jaish big gun, just taller than AK-47

The 47-year-old, militant, Noor Mohammad Tantray, was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Karnbal - Samboora, in Pulwama district. "However, by the time security forces laid cordon, two terrorists managed to escape". Soldiers take position during a gun fight between security forces and militants in which three soldiers and a militant were killed n Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Feb 14, 2017.

People Here's how you can dispose of your Christmas tree
Author: 0 Here's how you can dispose of your Christmas tree

Now that Christmas is over, you may be starting to take down your decorations and figuring out what to do with your Christmas tree. Or you could beat the candy displays at area stores and jump straight to Easter decor. Additionally, residents may bring their Christmas trees for recycling to the Round Rock Brush Recycling Center during any regular operating day. Be the first to know when news happens.

Author: 0 Christmas temperatures dip to coldest in decade

The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. According to the National Weather Service, "additional snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches are expected through this evening, heaviest from portions of Lake County east through northern Ashtabula and Erie County PA".

People Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, inducts 19 ministers
Author: 0 Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, inducts 19 ministers

Sources said Rupani is likely to keep the number of ministers in his cabinet below 20, against the maximum provision of 27 (15% of the total number of MLAs). The duo's return to the roles they had in the previous state government ended speculation of a change of guard in Gujarat which the BJP only managed to retain with a simple majority earlier this month.

People North Korea missile developers hit by U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 North Korea missile developers hit by U.S. sanctions

The sanctions by the Treasury Department mean that any assets the two men hold in the United States can be seized and that Americans are prohibited from dealing with them. "If the USA wishes to live safely, it must abandon its hostile policy towards the DPRK and learn to co-exist with the country that has nuclear weapons and should wake up from its pipe dream of our country giving up nuclear weapons which we have developed and completed through all kinds of hardships", a statement carried by ...

People Glass Wall separates Kulbushan Jadhav & Family in Pakistan
Author: 0 Glass Wall separates Kulbushan Jadhav & Family in Pakistan

Accompanied by deputy high commissioner J.P. Singh and a woman Pakistani official, TV footage showed Jadhav's family entering the main building of the ministry of foreign affairs, and the door shutting behind them. "We did not do this to win a case; nor will this have any impact on the case", he said. A copy of the medical report presented by the FO spokesperson.

Author: 0 President Trump signs tax bill before Christmas holiday

Speaking to mediapersons, Trump said he was going to wait for a formal signing sometime in early January, but then he watched the news this morning and they were all saying, "Will he keep his promise, will he sign it by Christmas?" Trump touted the tax measure as a bill that has something for everyone.

People Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour
Author: 0 Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

The Santa Claus distributed chocolates and candies among the children as the Tourism Department ensured gala Christmas celebrations at ski resort Gulmarg. Felicitating the Christian community in Pakistan and across the world on Christmas , President Mamnoon Hussain said it was the day to reiterate the universal teachings of patience, tolerance, kindness and goodwill, not only for the Christians but the whole mankind.

People Ten displaced after fire at Phoenix apartment complex
Author: 0 Ten displaced after fire at Phoenix apartment complex

Crews saw smoke and flames coming from the front right of the house. As firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a garage fire connected to an apartment building. "They were able to obtain water on either side of the block and down the block and we were able to gain a handle on the fire", Walsh said. The battalion chief said the family was not at home at the time of the fire.

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