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by | December 30, 2017 | 02:40

In social media footage, riot police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse crowds. Hundreds of Iranians hit the streets in the northeastern cities of Mashhad and Kashmar on Thursday to protest rising commodity prices and perceived government mismanagement, according to local media reports.

by | December 30, 2017 | 01:41

Two gunmen opened fire on worshipers in a Coptic church in the Helwan City district south of Cairo on Friday. Police have been stationed outside churches and in nearby streets across Cairo. A witness who did not want to give his name said a policeman was killed while he was closing the church gate to stop the gunman getting in. A video circulated on social media after the attack apparently shows the dead gunman on the ground.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:09

The attack wounded more than 80 people, many of whom suffered severe burns. The White House also says Trump is continuing to monitor the situation, with chief of staff John Kelly providing updates to the president. "There were two explosions". Aamaq in its statement also claimed the center was funded by Iran and propagating Shiite beliefs. In a statement released by the presidential palace, Ghani says: "The terrorist have killed our people".

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:06

In past videos, Vanity Fair employees have jokingly advised press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to start a radio show with Bernie Sanders, in which he yells at her "in his Brooklyn accent" and she yells back "in her W.C.W. Four days after the video was published, a spokesperson for the magazine Beth Kseniak said that the video was "an attempt at humour and we regret [it]".

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:08

The jackpot prizes for both Powerball and Mega Millions have climbed over $300 million. The cost of a Powerball ticket is $2. The largest lottery prize in USA history was a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, which was split between three ticket-holders in January 2016, CNN reported.

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:39

Jones said in a statement that he looked forward to going to work for the people of Alabama in the new year. "It's a very weak complaint, it does not rely on any election experts I've ever heard of and it makes claims that on their face do not appear to be plausible, or appear to be irrelevant", said Rick Hasen, an election law professor at the University of California, Irvine.

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:35

The 27-year-old was put into a medically-induced coma after going into cardiac arrest Saturday night, which was brought on by an asthma attack, her family has said in media interviews and on social media. Snipes said her daughter had given birth four months ago and during the pregnancy had learned that she had heart problems. His words became a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter movement and protests against police violence.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:12

Maloy said all four deaths are being treated as suspicious, but declined to offer further details on the investigation. "Very scared, until they find who did it and what their reason was, I don't think anybody around here can be safe", said Jason Fenton, who lived across the street to the apartment.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:11

Clarkstown is located in Rockland County, where the median property tax bill is more than $10,000, according to the Tax Foundation . Auburn's 2018 county tax bill is a 1.36-percent increase from 2017. "I know later on it is going to hurt me", Scott Arbuse, of East Meadow, New York, said of the disappearing tax deduction as he waited to make a payment.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:07

The first one has already taken action: on Sunday, the president of Guatemala, Jimmy Morales, confirmed via a statement on Facebook that he will move his embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, becoming the first country in the world to follow Trump's decision.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:38

She claims she was carrying the tablets for her Egyptian partner Omar Caboo, who suffers from severe back pain. Ms Plummer's defense team said that they will appeal the decision as soon as the judge submits his reasoning, which could take up to 60 days.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:28

Trump also has stepped up his criticism of McCabe in recent days, in tweets posted over the weekend from his holiday retreat in Mar-a-Lago. Further, the social network ads placed by an online trolling outlet, in a subtle way backed both the white and the black nationalist causes and issues.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:10

The Virginia State Board of Elections is set to hold a random drawing on Wednesday, with the two candidates' names being placed into film canisters and then into a bowl. The Virginia House Republican Caucus said in a statement that it was reviewing the new court filings. The court allowed Yancey's attorneys to challenge the ballot.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:48

Many harvested Christmas trees do not grow in the wild, but are raised on farms. "The city will pick up live Christmas trees put to the curb at no charge as part of our regular weekly yard waste pick up service for city trash customers", Communications Manager for the City of Wilmington Malissa Talbert said.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:34

The sanctions against the officials come just days after the UN Security Council approved sanctions against North Korea over its latest missile test. The United States today sanctioned two senior North Korean officials over the country's ballistic missile program, the Treasury Department said.

by | December 26, 2017 | 09:43

Speaking in Madrid, Mr Rajoy acknowledged that a "new era based on dialogue" was needed, saying: "It is evident that something is broken, and it will take time to fix it". "He also has to accept that people have totally rejected his own party". The prime minister may speak in the afternoon after a meeting of his party, which saw its number of seats in the Catalan parliament slashed from 11 to just three.

by | December 26, 2017 | 09:09

Winds remain around 5-10MPH but lows consistently start in the mid-teens and highs make it to the low-to-mid 20s through New Year's Eve. In Billings on Saturday, there's a 20 percent chance of snow before 11 a.m. On Sunday night there's a 30 percent chance of snow after 11 p.m., with increasing clouds, and a low around minus 1 with wind chill values as low as minus 15.

by | December 26, 2017 | 04:14

The Bishop placed the Infant Jesus in the crib prepared out of dry hay and cardboards at midnight. Hundreds of Christians, including women and children, assembled at the Holy Family Catholic Church to celebrate the festival and participated in special prayers.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:08

Firefighters found heavy smoke and fire when they arrived on Chestnut Street. The fire started on the stove top where residents were cooking, he said. Grand Rapids Fire Chief Don Bohn said the fire was contained to the kitchen, but there was smoke damage throughout the entire house. "We've had people bringing in towels and shoes and coats and they're wrapping children's Christmas gifts and whatever they need they come through with", said Jeanna Knoll with the Red Cross.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:14

Tit-for-tat flight suspensions between the United Arab Emirates and Tunisia erupted after women suspected of returning from fighting with ISIS were banned from flights. The Tunisian government said their officials had to intervene on a number of occasions to help female passengers stranded in its capital Tunis and in Abu Dhabi.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:08

Trump briefly addressed members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard stationed in Qatar, Kuwait and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and patrolling the Strait of Hormuz in the Middle East. Trump said on a teleconference from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Sunday. Guests at Mar-a-Lago had a wide array of food options for their Christmas Eve dinner, including turkey, beef tenderloin, cornbread, creamy kale, popovers, mashed potatoes and turkey gravy, various local vegetable ...

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:04

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the USA veto of Egypt's draft resolution over Jerusalem on Monday. "The inefficiency and overspending of the United Nations are well known", said US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. "There will be a lot of pressure not to do it", Dershowitz predicted. Prior to the vote on Thursday, the resolution was voted on in the UNSC. "But they are seeing a closer relationship".

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:04

Among the fatalities were some passengers aboard the vehicle, police said. Police immediately ruled out the possibility of it being an attack, saying they suspected a mechanical fault or that the driver lost control of the vehicle. The accident occurred in a busy area near the Slavyansky Bulvar metro station when a large number of people were in the underpass. Moments after the incident the driver of the bus was detained by the police.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:24

Lieu's comments come after he condemned, on the House floor, congressional Republicans and Trump administration officials for working to create doubt about the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and about Mueller and his team's investigators.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:21

This series will determine which of the two teams rules the ODI team rankings. The ODI series is scheduled to start on February 1 in Durban, four days after the three-match Test series ends. In spite of doing well in the T20I series against Sri Lanka, KL Rahul doesn't find a place in the 17-member squad . However, it wasn't enough for the 25-year-old to cement a place in India's ODI squad on their much awaited tour of South Africa next year.