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GOP campaign chairman: I hope Doug Jones will vote with Republicans

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But she raised the most eyebrows in her defence against claims that her husband, who's a Republican, is anti-Semitic. What I do know, though, is regardless of how this election ends, this brief, attractive interaction between CNN anchor Jake Tapper and Roy Moore campaign spokesman Ted Crockett should henceforth be shown on a permanent loop at the Louvre. Read More »

Austrian Gas Pipeline Explosion Disrupts Key EU Supply Hub

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Police said the cause of the explosion was technical. That dependence on its gas led Italy to declare a state of emergency on Tuesday as its industry minister said the country had a "serious" energy supply problem. A state of emergency would give Rome the right to use a series of extraordinary measures such as allowing coal and oil power plants to fire at full blast. Read More »

Affordable Care Act: SC among tops in enrollment

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About 823,180 people used the platform to select insurance plans from November 26 through December 2, bringing the latest total number for open enrollment to 3.6 million nationally. "Cover Kansas is here to help provide answers to consumers' questions and help them navigate the health insurance enrollment process", said Debbie Berndsen, Cover Kansas Navigator project director. Read More »

Thirteen lesser-known facts about the Hanukkah holiday

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Find out what the festive foods are during the Jewish celebration. The next year, a large, public menorah was lit at the foot of the Liberty Bell. Hosted by the American Friends of Chabad Lubavitch , the night features musical performances from Dreidelman and the Macabees, as well as and the United States Air Force Band. Read More »

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeast Iran

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During the night, early on Wednesday, a stronger quake of magnitude 6.0 struck the same area. In 2003 a 6.6 magnitude quake flattened the historic city of Bam and killed 26,000 people. Pictures posted on state media showed people standing in streets in the quake zone to avoid being trapped by collapsing buildings. The pictures showed collapsed mud brick walls. Read More »

Iran President Due in Istanbul to Attend OIC Summit on Al-Quds

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He will deliver a speech at the summit and will hold meetings on the sidelines. He instructed the Department of State to start preparations for moving the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. and Israel. In advance of the conference, Qatari Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed bin Saeed al-Rumaihi hailed the occasion as a moment "to reaffirm the rejection of Washington's decision about Jerusalem, which is contrary to global law...[and an opportunity] for Islamic states to defend their central ... Read More »

Trump's accusers 'should be heard': Haley

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Reports have come out saying Donald Trump is absolutely furious with Nikki Haley right now for saying that these women deserve to be heard. Leeds, Crooks and Holvey are sharing their stories again, in the hope that under the banner of the #MeToo movement, they will have a greater impact. Read More »

Mercer County has lowest gas prices

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Kansas gas prices tied the second largest weekly decline in the country, falling another four cents per gallon to a statewide average of $2.28. But local gas prices are still 11.7 cents per gallon higher, on average, than at the same time a year ago and 39 cents a gallon higher than it was at this time two years ago when gas prices were at some of the lowest prices in recent years. Read More »

After the NYC subway blast, a frantic stampede to safety

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The burns and lacerations inflicted on the man who detonated the bomb, identified by the police as Akayed Ullah, were caused by one or both of the end-caps, which ripped across his chest and abdomen, and by the ignition of the match heads. "We are a target", he said, "of those who are against democracy". This is the second terrorist attack on NY in less than two months. He says it's getting harder and harder to defend against such acts because would-be terrorists are going online to read ... Read More »

Winter Storm Warning Issued For NNY

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Snowfall rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour will be possible within the stronger lake effect bands. Tuesday late morning/early afternoon: Scattered snow squalls could blow through. Wednesday. Some residents in Cortland County could see up to a foot of snow in their backyards after a winter storm passes through central NY this week. Read More »

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

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At an emotional court martial in Japan in 2004, Jenkins - who didn't attend high school - said he deserted to avoid hazardous duty in South Korea and escape combat in Vietnam. Mr Jenkins said it was fear for his and his family's safety that made it impossible to refuse any demands made on him. "In North Korea, I lived a dog's life", he told the Los Angeles Times in August, his final interview. Read More »

Z100 Jingle Ball: Taylor Swift headlines Madison Square Garden show

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Taylor Swift's entire reputation album is basically about boyfriend Joe Alwyn , so it only makes sense that the celebrities are finally getting more comfortable about being public with their relationship. Prior to that, in late 2016, the showbiz world went mad when Taylor broke up with British actor Tom Hiddleston, who Joe somewhat resembles. WEEPly in love Mollie King sobs beside AJ Pritchard - as Zoe Ball asks 'are you in love?' Firstly, 91 - Alwyn's birth year - is seen ... Read More »

Iron Dome Intercepts Rockets Fired From Gaza

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After the first rocket was sacked, the army issued a statement saying that in response, "a tank and the Israel Air Force targeted Hamas military posts in the southern Gaza Strip". A third incoming rocket was intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missile defense battery, the army said. Gazan residents said the strike was in the north of the Palestinian enclave. Read More »

Doklam diplomacy shows relation with India is good, says China

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On Monday, Swaraj will host Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov for the Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral meeting. Both the LeT and the JeM are UN-proscribed terror outfits. According to the joint communiqué issued after the meeting, the three sides "discussed global and regional issues of common concern.in the backdrop of evolving political scenario in the Middle East and North Africa, numerous challenges in putting the world economy back on ... Read More »

Kesha and Macklemore will tour together, play Nashville's Bridgestone Arena

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The two have also pledged to donate one dollar from every ticket sold on the "Adventures" tour. They can be charged by phone at 717-534-3911 or 800-745-3000, or ordered online at www.HersheyEntertainment.com or www.TicketMaster.com . Luke . The duo won Best Rap Album in 2014 with " The Heist " as well as Best New Artist and Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for "Thrift Shop". Read More »

Donald Trump plans to send USA astronauts back to moon

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Sen. and Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, the next-to-last person on the moon. Trump described his directive as a "giant step toward that inspiring future" and toward reclaiming America's proud destiny in space. SpaceX launches rockets for customers including NASA, commercial satellite operators and the US military. In a separate statement , NASA officials said that the directive also officially ends NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), which would have sent robotic ... Read More »

Donald Trump's reported TV habits would 'get most Americans sacked'

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Trump's overall strategy and approach to the office echoes his tweets and his shoot-from-the-hip mannerisms, according to The Times . "That doesn't make them fake news". "Another false story, this time in the Failing @ nytimes , that I watch 4-8 hours of television a day - Wrong!" he wrote . "But I don't get to watch much television. Read More »

What's China's Stance on Trump's Jerusalem Decision?

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Gaza officials reported that two Hamas members died after airstrikes from Israel were launched on Saturday. The Palestinian Health Ministry said 25 people were wounded in the strikes, six of them children. Pope Francis has called for Jerusalem's status quo to be respected, while China and Russian Federation have also expressed concern. The EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the European Union had a clear and united position. Read More »

2 dead after small plane hits house in San Diego

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The wreck occurred at about 4:30 p.m.in San Diego's Clairemont neighborhood. The impact caused the house to burst into flames. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the pilot and a passenger were taken to a hospital with burns, and two passengers died at the scene. Read More »

Be careful in your foreign policy

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Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Iran in early 2016 in protest against the attacks against Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran following the Saudi execution of a Shiite cleric. Both critics and supporters of Trump say his actions to call out Saudi Arabia are welcomed news. Many in the region believed he resigned under Saudi pressure. Read More »

Snow, ice and journey chaos warning after Storm Caroline

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The Met Office has issued weather warnings to last until late on Sunday, predicting that up to 20 cm of snow could fall in some places as Storm Caroline leaves an Arctic airflow in its wake. The Met Office has yellow "be aware" warnings in place. However, the snowy Sunday for many means getting the sleighs out and building snowmen for a fun-filled snow day. Read More »

Da Vinci sold for $450m is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Prince Bader's purchase of the painting is surprising for a number of reasons, as the New York Times noted. It opened last month with more than 600 artworks for its permanent collection, including such Old Master paintings as Giovanni Bellini's "Madonna and Child". Read More »

Trump Will Undergo Physical Exam After Slurring Through Speech

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The contentious decision has heightened tensions in the area, which is already fraught, and many took to Ivanka's post to express their concerns using a hashtag in Arabic that translates to "Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Palestine" as well as "Free Palestine", and #SavePalestine. Read More »

IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel, second time in recent weeks

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It was blown up using a new method that does not require air strikes or explosions. A network of Gaza tunnels allowed Hamas gunmen to blindside Israel's superior forces during the 2014 war and the Israelis, with United States help, have since stepped up work on counter-measures. Read More »

A look at what didn't happen in the Alabama Senate race

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Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones says Tuesday's election against Republican Roy Moore will send a message far beyond Alabama's borders. Watch above, via C-SPAN 2. One website falsely proclaimed that one of the women who accused Moore of sexual misconduct had recanted. For Ann Wright, a 69-year-old retiree living in a suburb of Birmingham, the answer is Moore. Read More »

Lebanon raps Arab League on Jerusalem

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As a result, he will also move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem over the course of the next three to four years. Previously the US position had been that Jerusalem's status should be resolved in peace talks between the two sides - a position shared by many world powers, who have located their Israeli embassies in Tel Aviv to avoid the appearance of taking sides in the dispute. Read More »

Nikki Haley: Jerusalem Decision Will Speed Up Middle East Peace Process

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The White House has said that the women who have accused Trump were lying and voters rejected their accusations when they elected Trump . "And does the election mean that's a settled issue?" host John Dickerson asked. That has not happened. Just in Washington, this week saw Democratic Minnesota senator Al Franken and MI representative John Conyers announce their resignations over accusations of sexual misconduct and the Arizona Republican representative Trent Franks announce his ... Read More »

Trump Wants Washington Post Reporter Fired Over Misleading Tweet

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In a separate tweet , he asserted Weigel should be fired. After receiving the apology, the president then called for Weigel to be fired, but not without contributing his own fake news to the story. "Very little discussion of all the purposely false and defamatory stories put out this week by the Fake News Media". Trump also took aim at CNN after the network was forced to make a correction on Friday regarding documents Donald Trump Jr. Read More »

Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move

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James Phillips, a senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, offered a different perspective: "President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem will reward a close ally and correct an historic injustice: the fact that Israeli sovereignty over its own capital has not been recognized", Phillips told The Daily Signal . Read More »