• Dozens of firefighters tackle large blaze at London Zoo cafe
Dozens of firefighters tackle large blaze at London Zoo cafe

The zoo will be closed Saturday. One person was taken to hospital and eight were treated at the scene for injuries. A spokesperson for the zoo confirmed animals were in the vicinity but did not comment on their safety. "We are all naturally devastated by this, but are immensely grateful to the fire brigade, who reacted quickly to the situation ...

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  • Long Island Iced Tea changing name to Long Blockchain
Long Island Iced Tea changing name to Long Blockchain

The Long Island Iced Tea Corp ., which is a beverage company, changed its name to the Long Blockchain Corp. and expressed their hope to get around partner companies that invest in blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin . Indeed, its decline is a notable development given that the price jumped sharply from $36.76 to $142.82 after it announced...

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  • Can Arsenal stop the rot versus Liverpool?
Can Arsenal stop the rot versus Liverpool?

An epic second half initially saw a rampant Liverpool double their advantage shortly after the restart, Salah's shot deflecting in after Firmino led a superb counter-attack. That means Alexandre Lacazette leads the line with Jack Wilshere in midfield and Ainsley Maitland-Niles at full back. "First half we dominated".

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  • Cops Find $300000 Worth of
Cops Find $300000 Worth of "Christmas" Pot in Elderly Couple's Truck

Sheriff's deputies took in Patrick and his wife, Barbara Jiron , where they face felony counts of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp. That's when deputies found the cannabis, along with several containers of concentrated THC. Vrbka said the Jirons told authorities "they didn't know it was illegal to transp...

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  • One Vote Democratic Victory Margin Eliminated; Virginia House Race Now Tied
One Vote Democratic Victory Margin Eliminated; Virginia House Race Now Tied

Now the 94th House District is tied . In the event of a Simonds victory , a power sharing agreement could be reached that will allow Democrats to pass legislation they want on health care and other issues. In fact, today a three-judge panel declined to certify Simonds win and instead ruled that a previously discarded ballot should be coun...

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  • Breezy and Warmer Before Cold Front Moves Through
Breezy and Warmer Before Cold Front Moves Through

Southwest wind at 6 miles per hour. Lows will be in the mid to upper 40s and highs will be in the mid to upper 50s both Thursday and Friday . Rain will continue overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Friday will bring increasing clouds with rain arriving late. Monday Night will be mostly clear. A good chance of rain will accompan...

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  • White House Official Explains Reason Behind Delay of Pence's Mid East Visit
White House Official Explains Reason Behind Delay of Pence's Mid East Visit

Pence is postponing his trip to Egypt and Israel until the middle of January, citing an upcoming vote in the Senate to overhaul the nation's tax system. Pence was expected to travel to Egypt on Wednesday to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi before travelling to Israel. Palestinians have also planned to hold mass protests in the West ...

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  • Army arrests Palestinian teen for hurting soldiers' masculinity
Army arrests Palestinian teen for hurting soldiers' masculinity

A Palestinian does not have the right to be so bold in the face of Israeli forces and not expect to be detained one day, so while Ahed's family is surely wracked with grief over her arrest, it is doubtful they are able to feel at all shocked.

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  • Palestinian Presidency Calls US Veto a Mockery of the International Community
Palestinian Presidency Calls US Veto a Mockery of the International Community

The vote has underlined once again the widespread global opposition to the US move, even among some of its closest allies. Under a 1950 resolution, an emergency special session can be called for the General Assembly to consider a matter "with a view to making appropriate recommendations to members for collective measures" if the Security Council ...

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  • Gujarat polls over, Modi heads for Meghalaya as assembly elections beckon
Gujarat polls over, Modi heads for Meghalaya as assembly elections beckon

As the poll managers put it, the Congress was in power in five of the eight States, that is Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram , Meghalaya and Manipur, till previous year. Later in Shillong , Modi stressed on the need for better connectivity, through air, roads and rail network, for overall development of Meghalaya. PM Modi in his speech also ...

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  • Sheriff: Woman was killed by her dogs, friends suspect otherwise
Sheriff: Woman was killed by her dogs, friends suspect otherwise

The 22-year-old Bethany Stephens found dead in a wooded area off of Manakin Road in Goodland, Virginia. Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew told reporters that when police arrived they found "various articles of clothing ... "A lot of people are saying [the dogs] wouldn't guard if they killed, but the reality is if it's a resource, they may guard ...

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  • Robert Mueller now has thousands of Trump transition emails
Robert Mueller now has thousands of Trump transition emails

Spokespeople for GSA didn't immediately respond to AP's emailed requests for comment. Asked if Mr. Trump was "setting the stage for firing Bob Mueller", Mr. Among the officials who used transition email accounts was former national security adviser Michael Flynn , who pleaded guilty to a count of making false statements to FBI agents in Januar...

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  • Christmas cancelled: Jesus's hometown of Nazareth SCRAPS celebrations because of Trump
Christmas cancelled: Jesus's hometown of Nazareth SCRAPS celebrations because of Trump

This shocking announcement delivered Thursday by Nazareth Mayor, Ali Salam came following Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move the Muslim Mayor found offensive. Jerusalem holds significance for three major world religions - Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Trump's decision, which included a plan to m...

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  • Salvation Army red kettles half way to Christmas goal
Salvation Army red kettles half way to Christmas goal

It's a long-term commitment for a long-term partner. The Salvation Army is putting out the call for help. And with help from his dad, he's never left without meeting his $5,000 goal. Urbaez. This weekend, Salvation Army representatives will be busy packing toys for children. This year's Angel Tree program distributed gifts, including 225 ne...

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  • Fury receives backdated 2-year doping ban, free to box again
Fury receives backdated 2-year doping ban, free to box again

Both Hughie and Tyson Fury have strongly denied the nandrolone charges, saying the positive tests were a result of eating wild boar that had not been castrated. "Fury tweeted: "@anthonyfjoshua where you at boy? In a statement he said he and Hughie Fury were "happy" the issue had been settled and that they can "move forward knowing they will n...

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  • Iran's Pres. Rouhani due in Turkey to attend OIC summit
Iran's Pres. Rouhani due in Turkey to attend OIC summit

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will represent Pakistan at extra-ordinary summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Al-Quds Al-Sharif being held in Istanbul on Wednesday (December 13). "We want the United States to turn back from its mistake". The president will deliver a speech at the emergency meeting on the holy city of al-Quds (J...

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  • Schiff stiffed as White House Hanukkah party bars Jewish Democrats
Schiff stiffed as White House Hanukkah party bars Jewish Democrats

Democrats, if you keep believing that Trump will undo himself before we can get to 2020, you are going to be horribly wrong. The holiday party came one day after the president's announcement that the USA will now observe Jersusalem as the official capital of Israel, and that the US embassy will be moved there from its current location in Tel Aviv...

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  • Judge Roy Moore avoids spotlight ahead of Alabama Senate vote
Judge Roy Moore avoids spotlight ahead of Alabama Senate vote

Voters on Tuesday can choose Moore or his Democratic opponent Doug Jones , a former federal prosecutor. Mr Shah said the president and White House have made clear that the Moore allegations are "troubling and concerning" and "should be taken seriously".

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  • Ukrainian president arrives in Lithuania
Ukrainian president arrives in Lithuania

Perceived backsliding on reform commitments, including delays in establishing an independent court to handle corruption cases, has held up billions of dollars in loans under Ukraine's $17.5 billion International Monetary Fund program. Poroshenko's faction is the largest in parliament and the president also nominates the general prosecutor. Saakas...

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  • 49 nations have violated UN sanctions on North Korea
49 nations have violated UN sanctions on North Korea

A senior United Nations official has visited a children's food factory and a hospital in Pyongyang during his high-profile trip to the reclusive country, the North's state media reported Friday. But US State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert expressed a somewhat different perspective during the daily press briefing on December 7. "Through th...

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