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Vehicle explodes in US’ Nashville on Christmas morning, police call act ‘intentional’

In the weeks leading up to the attack, he also allegedly signed over the deed to his home for free. The official could not discuss the case publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on conditio...

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Democrats in Georgia Senate Race Raise More Than $200M

Democrats in Georgia Senate Race Raise More Than $200M

Warnock also raised a record amount in his bid to unseat Sen. Kelly Loeffler , was close behind with a little over $103 million. Mr. Perdue , the former chief executive of Dollar General Corp. Dav...

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British-Soviet double agent George Blake dies at 98

British-Soviet double agent George Blake dies at 98

Legendary British spy and Soviet double agent working in MI-6, George Blake, has died aged 98, Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service Spokesman Sergey Ivanov told Sputnik. A former member of the Dutch ...

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The first batch of Covid-19 vaccines to arrive in Ireland today

Spanish authorities said the first batch of the vaccine arrived in the central city of Guadalajara, where the first jabs will be administered on Sunday morning at a nursing home. The three countries j...

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East Coast to get snow, heavy rain, strong winds for Christmas

East Coast to get snow, heavy rain, strong winds for Christmas

The storm setup gets a bit complicated when an Arctic cold front slices through the region Thursday , prompting rain to switch snow through the afternoon, thanks to a developing surface low keeping m...

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Wales returns to harsher coronavirus restrictions on Boxing Day | Wales

Wales returns to harsher coronavirus restrictions on Boxing Day | Wales

While Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised that for five days over Christmas, rules would be relaxed so all Englishmen could enjoy family time over the festive period, the discovery of a new strain...

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Pope Urges Covid 'Vaccines For All' In Christmas Message

Pope Urges Covid 'Vaccines For All' In Christmas Message

Pope Francis caresses a boy as he arrives to celebrate Mass on Christmas eve, at St. Peter's basilica at the Vatican, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. Italy's virus restrictions mean Pope Francis will not r...

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Killed in Arkansas in Suspected Homicide on Christmas Day

Killed in Arkansas in Suspected Homicide on Christmas Day

The victims were aged between eight-years-old and 50-years-old - two were adults, three were juveniles. They have not been identified. Sheriff Jones said the bodies were found by a family member and...

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Japan ex-PM Abe apologizes, corrects parliament statements on funding scandal

Japan ex-PM Abe apologizes, corrects parliament statements on funding scandal

The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office cited lack of evidence in deciding not to press charges against Mr Abe. Prosecutors said Abe himself will not be charged, an unusual statement that app...

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France hints third lockdown as Covid cases surge

France hints third lockdown as Covid cases surge

France has been registering around 15,000 new infections per day, and last Friday confirmed the first case of a new coronavirus variant that recently emerged in Britain. As NPR's Michaeleen Doucleff h...

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UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic before election

UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic before election

The frontrunner for the presidency is incumbent Faustin Archange Touadera, who was elected in 2016. "Three peacekeepers from Burundi were killed and two others were wounded", the United Nations said...

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Tokyo confirms Sunday record of 708 new COVID-19 cases

Tokyo confirms Sunday record of 708 new COVID-19 cases

Japan will stop the issuance of new visas from Monday. The entry ban will start Monday and last through January 31 for the time being, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement late Saturday. British...

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Canada's Ontario finds two cases of virus variant first seen in UK

Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. Ontario is the first province to identify this COVID-19 va...

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3 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Illinois bowling alley

3 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Illinois bowling alley

Midwest state of IL. "We do have three individuals that are confirmed deceased", police chief Dan O'Shea earlier told a press conference near the scene of the shooting . Don Carter Lanes includes an ...

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Positivity rate found in United Kingdom passengers at IGI lower than daily figure

Positivity rate found in United Kingdom passengers at IGI lower than daily figure

The Covid-19 testing facility has been set up in 3,500 square ft area on the fourth floor of multi-level parking at the Delhi Aiport Terminal 3. The government on Monday said that if a passenger o...

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Court affirms ruling dismissing Trump challenge in Wisconsin

A federal appeals court has refused to overturn a decision dismissing President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to declare him the victor in swing state Wisconsin. A Georgia court on Thursday afterno...

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Japan to halt all new entries from overseas next week: ministry

Japan to halt all new entries from overseas next week: ministry

The ban will take effect from Dec 28 and will run through January, the government said in an emailed statement. Serious cases were unchanged from a day earlier at 81, the reports said. According to ...

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine causing more Allergic reactions than expected

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine causing more Allergic reactions than expected

In a video posted to her Twitter account, von der Leyen said that once enough people have been vaccinated, it will be possible to start traveling again, meet friends and family, and spend holidays i...

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China suspends all flights to and from United Kingdom indefinitely

China suspends all flights to and from United Kingdom indefinitely

Wang's remarks reiterated a similar statement released less than 24 hours earlier by China's Commerce Department. Spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the remarks at a press briefing in response to a US ...

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COVID-19 patient kills fellow COVID-19 patient in AV Hospital — LASD

COVID-19 patient kills fellow COVID-19 patient in AV Hospital — LASD

The two persons were strangers to each other prior to their admission at the hospital, but Martinez said he was angry at the old man's Catholic prayers and then attacked him. Since the pandemic began,...

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Let the bells ring out for Christmas this evening

Let the bells ring out for Christmas this evening

STARS Rita Ora and Kay Burley are in good company - a quarter of us admit breaking Covid-19 rules to see family and friends or for our mental health. Among those to take part were staff at Dorset Co...

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Millions face new UK virus restrictions

Millions face new UK virus restrictions

Tough new restrictions that were eased in Wales for Christmas Day will be re-imposed on Saturday. Those in the strict Tier Four, the toughest coronavirus restrictions, in England increased by six ...

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Covid-19 positive UK returnee reached AP by train from Delhi

Covid-19 positive UK returnee reached AP by train from Delhi

The son, who had tested negative in Delhi, and the woman have been kept in separate isolation wards, according to PTI . The woman managed to escape the quarantine facility and, accompanied by her s...

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Russian cops raid home of Navalny ally over trick call

Russian cops raid home of Navalny ally over trick call

Russian law enforcement agencies opened a criminal case against Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, and took her in for questioning early on Friday after raiding her home, Navalny ...

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Pregnant women among the dead after smuggling ship sinks off Tunisia

Pregnant women among the dead after smuggling ship sinks off Tunisia

On the same morning of December 24, nongovernmental organization Alarm Phone, which monitors migrant boats in the Mediterranean, reported that a craft fleeing Libya and carrying 65 people, including s...

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Donald Trump pardons Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner's father

Donald Trump pardons Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner's father

Stone, meanwhile, was found guilty of lying to Congress, obstructing an investigation, and tampering with a witness as a part of the Russian Federation investigation. That familial relationship wasn't...

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Syria's air defenses confront an

Syria's air defenses confront an "Israeli aggression" in Masyaf

Explosions were heard in Syria's central region, Syrian state TV said on Friday. Unless otherwise noted, the author is writing in his/her personal capacity. In the past few years, Israel has acknowl...

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Scottish Lockdown Hardliner Apologises After Breaking Own Coronavirus Rules

Scottish Lockdown Hardliner Apologises After Breaking Own Coronavirus Rules

The SNP leader was at the Stable Bar and Restaurant following a funeral of a senior Scottish Government civil servant at nearby Mortonhall Crematorium. A Scottish Conservative spokesman said: "The fir...

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United States latest to join other nations in restricting travel from Britain

United States latest to join other nations in restricting travel from Britain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a statement that all airline passengers arriving from the UK must test negative in order to fly to the United States. Britain said only thr...

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Coronavirus: France finds first case of new variant

Coronavirus: France finds first case of new variant

A French man living in England arrived in France on December 19 and tested positive for the new variant Friday (local time), the French public health agency said in a statement. On Christmas Day, thou...

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Parents Of

Parents Of "Balloon Boy" Pardoned By Colorado Governor

Two Colorado parents jailed for falsely claiming their 6-year-old son Falcon had floated away in a homemade balloon shaped like a flying saucer have been granted pardons by the western U.S. Richard ...

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Democrats dominate fundraising in Georgia Senate runoffs

Democrats dominate fundraising in Georgia Senate runoffs

Because of the way campaign finance rules are written, most outside committees don't have to report their fundraising until the end of January, although they are required to report spending. A total o...

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France reports its first confirmed case of new coronavirus variant

France has detected the country's first confirmed case of the new coronavirus variant initially identified in the United Kingdom, health officials said Friday. This type of virus is 70 per cent mor...

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Germany reports first case of coronavirus variant spreading in Britain

Germany reports first case of coronavirus variant spreading in Britain

A record number of 14,305 new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, and with no sign of South Africa reaching a peak, threatening the country's health systems, experts said. "But despite the...

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House Bid for $2,000 Payments Fails (For Now)

House Bid for $2,000 Payments Fails (For Now)

Every day he has been in Palm Beach, the White House has added a highly odd note on his daily schedule alerting readers: "During the Holiday season, President Trump will continue to work tirelessly ...

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