Syria's air defenses intercept Israeli missiles over capital Damascus

The Syrian air defenses were triggered on Tuesday evening by what appeared to be a missile attack around the capital Damascus, state TV reported. Syrian air defense systems have intercepted "hostile targets" near the capital Damascus, almost a mont... More..

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Where Is Santa Right Now? Watch NORAD Santa Tracker Live 2018
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Where Is Santa Right Now? Watch NORAD Santa Tracker Live 2018

As the president took a phone call from a 7-year-old named Coleman, he insinuated that Santa wasn't real . NORAD has tracked Santa Claus' sleigh from the North Pole since 1955. Children who called were giv...More..

8-year-old Guatemalan migrant dies in U.S. custody on Christmas Day
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

8-year-old Guatemalan migrant dies in U.S. custody on Christmas Day

The agency said the boy was returned to the hospital on Monday evening with nausea and vomiting. The child, who has not yet been named, is the second migrant child to have died in United States detention this...More..

by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Donald Trump vows no end to shutdown until wall funded

Mulvaney said the White House has moved down from its demand for 5 billion dollars in funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. Trump also reiterated his claim that he already has sufficient funding to...More..

Turkey-backed Syrian fighters preparing ‘to replace U.S. forces’
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Turkey-backed Syrian fighters preparing ‘to replace U.S. forces’

Earlier this week, Donald Trump announced his move to withdraw U.S. troops from the country, citing the 'defeat of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). He said, "The biggest winners in this are ISIS and Iran"...More..

Forecast: Some Christmas Eve Snow
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Forecast: Some Christmas Eve Snow

Christmas Eve's weather will be mainly dry with frost and fog clearing slowly and some bright spells developing. As temperatures fall Friday there is the chance we could see some snow mix back in with th...More..

Trump agrees to visit Turkey in 2019, no date set
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Trump agrees to visit Turkey in 2019, no date set

Turkey has made clear that the process of withdrawing US troops from Syria should not serve the terror group PYD/YPG, Turkey's foreign minister said on Tuesday. What does this say about the foreign policy of th...More..

Vehicle bomb and gun attack 'underway in Kabul'
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Vehicle bomb and gun attack 'underway in Kabul'

On December 20, an official in the United States said President Donald Trump was planning to pull at least 5,000 USA troops out of Afghanistan in the near future. The latest assault came just days after U.S. ...More..

US military tracking Santa despite partial government shutdown
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

US military tracking Santa despite partial government shutdown

Children who called were given updates on his location, which started the tradition. Like Google , NORAD has opened the dedicated webpage to offer similar infotainment service, in addition, to live to track ...More..

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day forecast
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day forecast

A few showers are possible Wednesday evening with the chance for rain becoming more likely as we move through a breezy and warmer Thursday . Both Wheeler and Carletta said the storm will also bring stronge...More..

U.S. Representative Brings Inducements for N.Korea
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

U.S. Representative Brings Inducements for N.Korea

Biegun is increasingly desperate to find a breakthrough as the North has refused to take part in follow-up talks in the four months since he was appointed, a diplomatic source in Washington said. Moon flew to P...More..

U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

U.S. Court: North Korea Must Pay Warmbiers $500 Million

Otto was a University of Virginia student who was visiting North Korea with a tour group when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 on suspicion of stealing a propaganda poster. ...More..

'Cracking noises' trigger evacuation of Sydney apartment tower
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

'Cracking noises' trigger evacuation of Sydney apartment tower

Residents of a high-rise building at Sydney's Olympic Park endured a "frustrating" night while they waited to be allowed back into their homes after a major safety scare. One Opal Tower resident was told th...More..

Tales of resilience and hope after Indonesia tsunami kills at least 370
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Tales of resilience and hope after Indonesia tsunami kills at least 370

Doctors worked to save injured victims while hundreds of military and volunteers scoured debris-strewn beaches in search of survivors Monday after a deadly tsunami gushed ashore without warning on Indonesian ...More..

How a Government Shutdown Could Affect You
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

How a Government Shutdown Could Affect You

It is even possible that it could still be underway when the new Congress starts in early January. The longest shutdown was under President Ronald Reagan and lasted for 21 days. An administration official t...More..

France's Yellow Vest Protests Target Borders Ahead Of Christmas
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

France's Yellow Vest Protests Target Borders Ahead Of Christmas

Meanwhile, Paris authorities are investigating alleged anti-Semitic comments by yellow vest protesters in the city subway toward a woman whose father died at Auschwitz. French media said a man died Friday n...More..

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to seven years in prison in controversial corruption case
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to seven years in prison in controversial corruption case

Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik of Islamabad-based accountability court last week reserved the judgement after completion of hearing in the Flagship Investment and Al-Azizia cases against 68-year-old Sharif. Shar...More..

8 killed as twin bombings rock Somali capital
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

8 killed as twin bombings rock Somali capital

Casualties from the attack rose later during the day, security officials said. Among the killed were three employees of the London television, including the well-known journalist Avil Dahir salad. A pro-al-Sh...More..

Acting Attorney General Whitaker Won't Recuse Himself From Mueller Inquiry
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Acting Attorney General Whitaker Won't Recuse Himself From Mueller Inquiry

Trumps willingness to use the Department of Justice to protect himself and attack his enemies has been a concern throughout his Presidency: Trump had attacked the former Attorney General many times over his ina...More..

USA envoy to anti-IS coalition quits
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

USA envoy to anti-IS coalition quits

A U.S. defense official told AFP that "there's not a lot of clarity on the future situation", with the air campaign contingent on what allies do. The Trump decision surprised his allies and own experts, spa...More..

US Federal Government Shutdown Enters Second Day
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

US Federal Government Shutdown Enters Second Day

He suggested the government would remain closed "until the President and Senate Democrats have reached an agreement" - even though other Republicans have suggested this is a five-way negotiation among the W...More..

Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians have gone home
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Turkey says nearly 300,000 Syrians have gone home

According to Erdogan , the two officials pledged to "expand coordination" on Syria. As the USA has failed to answer, Trump chose to pull out, which led to the resignations of high-level officials in response...More..

Departing US envoy Brett McGurk’s legacy in Iraq and Syria
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Departing US envoy Brett McGurk’s legacy in Iraq and Syria

The Turkish buildup comes even though Turkey said it would delay a promised offensive in eastern Syria in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his country's troops earlier this...More..

NORAD's Santa Tracker Promises to Continue Running Despite US Government Shutdown
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

NORAD's Santa Tracker Promises to Continue Running Despite US Government Shutdown

Military personnel tasked with tracking Santa are supported by 1,500 volunteers who make this program happen yearly, NORAD said . NORAD Tracks Santa is a global experience that has reached generations of...More..

Trump says government shutdown 'could be a long stay'
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Trump says government shutdown 'could be a long stay'

The Republican chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Sen. "It's important that Senate Democrats come to the table and begin to negotiate with us". After every previous shutdown , Congress has passe...More..

Snow possible late on Christmas
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Snow possible late on Christmas

The high is normally in the upper 40s on December 25. Christmas Eve shapes up to be a pretty nice day. 'Tonight we're expecting some heavy rain coming in from the south west meaning it'll be a wet and windy...More..

Withdrawal of United States troops to help boost Afghan peace process: FM Qureshi
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Withdrawal of United States troops to help boost Afghan peace process: FM Qureshi

Reports suggested as many as half of the 14,000 troops in the war-torn country could be leaving. The Taliban already control vast amounts of territory and are causing significant Afghan troop casualties. "A ...More..

Macron says 'an ally must be reliable' after US Syria pullout announcement
by | Monday, December 24, 2018

Macron says 'an ally must be reliable' after US Syria pullout announcement

The U.S. had partnered with the Syrian Kurdish militia to drive out the Islamic State group. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly before the letter was released and spoke on conditio...More..

Snow Showers Possible Christmas Eve
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Snow Showers Possible Christmas Eve

The high temperature for the day will be around -6 C. It will likely be too warm for any snow with both of these systems. The rain in the south will start to tilt through the night, so by Christmas Eve morn...More..

Patrick Frazee, Fiancé Of Kelsey Berreth, Booked On Murder Charge | Crime Time
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Patrick Frazee, Fiancé Of Kelsey Berreth, Booked On Murder Charge | Crime Time

Patrick Frazee , the fiancé of Kelsey Berreth was charged Friday morning with first-degree murder and with solicitation for first-degree murder, in connection with her death, according to Woodland Park Poli...More..