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World News Kevin Durant, Draymond Green destroy LeBron James twice in the same sequence
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Draymond Green destroy LeBron James twice in the same sequence

THE Golden State Warriors overcame a furious late rally by Cleveland Cavaliers , posting a 99-92 victory on Monday in Oakland (Tuesday, Manila time). James has served as Durant's idol, competitor and mentor all in varying stages of his life. Kevin Durant explained that the passing of the torch means that he can now consider himself on equal ground with LeBron James , Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Paul Pierce, Larry Bird and Dr.

World News Praise, contempt for Down syndrome abortion law
Author: 0 Praise, contempt for Down syndrome abortion law

In the case of Roe v. Wade in 1973, the Supreme Court created a right to abortion even though none existed in the Constitution. The legislation, which cleared the GOP-led Legislature with some Republican opposition, makes it a crime for a doctor to end a pregnancy based on knowledge of Down syndrome, a genetic abnormality that causes developmental delays and medical conditions such as heart defects and respiratory and hearing problems.

World News Environment Canada predicts 'perfect Christmas' weather
Author: 0 Environment Canada predicts 'perfect Christmas' weather

Environment Canada says visibility may be limited due to snowfall, likely making travel challenging. Winds will be strong tonight with speeds at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h overnight. There have been a handful of "perfect Christmases" - when more than two centimetres of snow have accumulated by Christmas Day - in the Lower Mainland since 1955.

World News Mumbai's AC local train: Cooler ride, better safety, higher fare
Author: 0 Mumbai's AC local train: Cooler ride, better safety, higher fare

The first and 12th coaches from Churchgate end are earmarked as ladies coaches and as many as seven seats in the second and eleventh coach from Churchgate end are reserved for senior citizens while 10 seats in the fourth and seventh coaches from Churchgate end are reserved for physically disabled passengers.

Author: 0 China said to back fresh United Nations sanctions on North Korea fuel

Tensions have escalated this year between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's continued development of nuclear and ballistic weapons, with exchanges of bellicose rhetoric that have sparked fears about the risk of war. "The adoption of the resolution was made possible exclusively thanks to the fact that our concerns were reflected and accounted for", said Russian deputy envoy Vladimir Safronkov, who stressed that key activities such as diplomacy in North Korea and the operations ...

World News Thomas Fire becomes largest wildfire in California's history
Author: 0 Thomas Fire becomes largest wildfire in California's history

The inferno has claimed just over 1,000 structures since it started on December 4 and San Diego fire engineer Cory Iverson died fighting the fire last week. Deadline adds that the Thomas fire threatened celebrity havens Montecito and Santa Barbara, with almost 100,000 evacuated and a slew of famous names showing gratitude to firefighters battling the blaze and trying to save the area.

World News CHP Officer Killed, Second Officer Injured In Horrific Highway 880 Crash
Author: 0 CHP Officer Killed, Second Officer Injured In Horrific Highway 880 Crash

Agents trust the man's auto was going at a high rate of speed when he collided with the SUV, causing noteworthy harm and leaving the CHP vehicle a folded heap of metal. "Anne and I are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Officer Camilleri", Brown said. The slain officer, identified as Andrew Camilleri, 33, of Tracy, leaves behind his parents, siblings, a wife, a 12-year-old daughter, and two sons, ages 6 and 2.

World News Eric Garner's Oldest Daughter In Critical Condition After Heart Attack
Author: 0 Eric Garner's Oldest Daughter In Critical Condition After Heart Attack

Eric Garner's most established little girl, Erica, was a noteworthy power behind challenges for equity for her dad. Snipes-Garner said her daughter's heart attack was triggered by an asthma attack. Erica Garner raged against excessive police force in the wake of her father's passing and was unafraid to skewer officials across the political spectrum for failing to adequately address the issue - including Mayor de Blasio.

World News Toddler Found Safe, Father Arrested
Author: 0 Toddler Found Safe, Father Arrested

According to a Facebook post by Springfield Police, Eli Bandurovskiy, 1, was located with his biological father Viktor Bandurovskiy in Brookshire, TX around 1:30 p.m. Authorities say Viktor has a history of domestic abuse, drug use, and has made current and previous threats towards the child. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

World News 12 displaced after Christmas morning fire on Far South Side
Author: 0 12 displaced after Christmas morning fire on Far South Side

A man was taken to the hospital and a dog died after fire erupted in an apartment over a business in downtown Marshfield on Sunday night. The fire started on the stove top where residents were cooking, he said. The Red Cross assisted both families, which included four adults, three children and their pets. Cause of the fire is under investigation and damage is estimated at $27,000.

World News Serena returns to court in Abu Dhabi this week
Author: 0 Serena returns to court in Abu Dhabi this week

The American tennis star will return nearly four months after giving birth. She gave birth to a daughter on September 1 and has vowed to get back on court for January's Open . After that Rafael Nadal , Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic all withdrew, the organizers successfully tried to bring in the former world no. Serena Williams is set to compete for the first time since winning the Australian Open (pictured) on January 28, 2017 in Melbourne , Australia.

World News Moscow Bus Crashes Into Subway Station Killing At Least 4
Author: 0 Moscow Bus Crashes Into Subway Station Killing At Least 4

All the victims of the accident were pedestrians, a police source said. According to preliminary information, at least 15 people were hurt. Police believe there are two possible causes, according to RIA Novosti. Photos from the site of the incident show that the bus stopped on the stairs to the underground passage. Police were questioning the driver. Monday is a normal working day in Moscow , where the Orthodox Christmas will be celebrated on 7 January.

World News Christians mark Christmas with due religious fervour
Author: 0 Christians mark Christmas with due religious fervour

In Diyarbakır's Meryem Ana (Virgin Mary), another Assyrian church, the faithful also prayed for the Middle East and Jerusalem. Nearly all the 29 churches were brightly illuminated and started their first prayer service between 11pm and 11:30pm on Sunday.

World News Emirates stops flying to Tunisia
Author: 0 Emirates stops flying to Tunisia

The announcement came two days after Tunisian government officials said the UAE had banned Tunisian woman from flying to or transiting through its territory. But he also instructed his foreign minister, Khemaies Jhinaoui, to "work to overcome these problems as quickly as possible to preserve fraternal relations and cooperation" with the Emiratis.

World News U.S. 'forcing WAR' on Russian Federation border as WW3 tensions grow
Author: 0 U.S. 'forcing WAR' on Russian Federation border as WW3 tensions grow

The statement says Poroshenko thanked Tillerson for "the prolongation of sanctions against Russia" and for "the consistent support of Washington regarding the increase of Ukraine's defense capacity". Poroshenko confirmed the weapons deal with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, calling it "a transatlantic vaccination against the Russian virus of aggression".

World News US Appeals Court Says Travel Ban Exceeds Trump Authority
Author: 0 US Appeals Court Says Travel Ban Exceeds Trump Authority

The full travel ban also applies to nationals of North Korea and to certain people from Venezuela, but the Hawaii district court did not block that part of the ban. Friday's ruling marks another victory for states, advocacy groups, technology companies and universities that successfully challenged the first executive order and its replacement as being at odds with nation's founding principles and hurting the economy.

World News Westchester Property Owners: Pay 2018 Tax Now?
Author: 0 Westchester Property Owners: Pay 2018 Tax Now?

The municipalities who accept online payments are listed on a statewide list at www.egov.basgov.com . For many it makes sense to act now to reap the benefits of our current tax structure. The Republican tax bill tried to prevent this, but the legislation is worded in a way that is nebulous, some attorneys say. They will instead take the $24,000/$12,000 standard deduction.

World News President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump's 2017 Christmas Message
Author: 0 President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump's 2017 Christmas Message

From the Florida estate where Trump is spending the holidays, he spoke by video hook-up on Christmas Eve to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, stationed in Qatar, Kuwait and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He also squeezed in golf, family time and worship. Trump told the troops that "every American heart" is thankful for them and is asking God to watch over them and their families.

World News Guatemala says it is moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Guatemala says it is moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

General Assembly resolution condemning the US recognition, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said in a statement, the French press agency, AFP, reported. Guatemala's president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of President Donald Trump in ordering the change .

World News Queen pays tribute to terrorist victims in Christmas message
Author: 0 Queen pays tribute to terrorist victims in Christmas message

Speaking about the Christmas message's theme the Queen will say: 'We think of our homes as places of warmth, familiarity and love. there is a timeless simplicity to the pull of home'. A suicide bomber struck as they left the venue following a performance by American singer Ariana Grande. Her appearance in the Queen's end of year address to the nation is another sign of how quickly she has been accepted into Britain's most prominent family.

World News Pit Bulls Kill Kentucky Woman Lorraine Saylor, Badly Injures Husband
Author: 0 Pit Bulls Kill Kentucky Woman Lorraine Saylor, Badly Injures Husband

The sheriff's department said a caller had reported his brother and sister-in-law were attacked by two of their neighbour's dogs. Her husband was hospitalized. Animal rights group PETA said that pit bulls are "the most abused dogs on Earth ". This is not the only pit bull attack of the year. Johnny Saylor retrieved a.22-caliber pistol from inside his house and went back outside, where he shot one of the dogs in the chest as it jumped at him.

World News Snowy Blitz Blasts Region on Christmas Day
Author: 0 Snowy Blitz Blasts Region on Christmas Day

The National Weather Service says snow was falling Friday across New Hampshire and Vermont and was heading to ME, with accumulations of up to 8 inches in ME and New Hampshire. By mid-morning, more than 2 inches of snow could be seen on the ground around Portland, with more kicked aloft to turn distant objects into gray outlines.

World News RJD chief Lalu Prasad gets access to TV, newspaper in jail
Author: 0 RJD chief Lalu Prasad gets access to TV, newspaper in jail

Sixty-nine-year-old Lalu Prasad , who heads the RJD , and other convicts were taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the verdict. Speaking to reporters, senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh said, "We are disappointed with the judgment, especially since Mishra has been acquitted, while Lalu was convicted".

World News Tom Hanks: 'I wouldn't screen my new movie at the White House'
Author: 0 Tom Hanks: 'I wouldn't screen my new movie at the White House'

Asked whether he would screen the film for the current president, Hanks told The Hollywood Reporter , "I don't think I would". "I don't think I would", Hanks said when asked if he'd attend a screening. "Maybe it's time to, I don't know, cast away Tom Hanks ", she continued later in her commentary. In his latest interview, Hanks compared Trump's administration to that of disgraced former president Richard Nixon .

World News Himachal Pradesh will largely benefit under Jairam Thakur, claims BJP
Author: 0 Himachal Pradesh will largely benefit under Jairam Thakur, claims BJP

Thakur's name was proposed by two-time former Chief Minister P.K. Dhumal and seconded by Nadda and another two-time Chief Minister Shanta Kumar. He had won his first assembly election in 1998 from Mandi . Thakur's appointment was announced following a short meeting of the BJP's winning lawmakers in the recently concluded Assembly elections in the state.

World News DPRK condemns new United Nations sanctions resolution as act of war
Author: 0 DPRK condemns new United Nations sanctions resolution as act of war

South Korea's foreign ministry told Reuters it is aware of the North Korean statement on the new sanctions, again highlighting its position that they are a "grave warning by the worldwide community that the region has no option but to immediately cease reckless provocations, and take the path of dialogue for denuclearization and peace".