For Mormons, Succession Drama Is Against Their Religion

His far-reaching and multi-faceted ministry touched the lives of people from all walks of life in remarkable ways. Joseph Smith, the church's 19th-century founder, was the first president. In a 1998 conversation, Sister Frances Johnson Monson (1927... More..

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It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

It is very cold in jail, Lalu tells judge

The RJD supremo's lawyer Chittaranjan Sinha said, "Sentence will be announced at 2 pm, tomorrow, via video conferencing". They were held guilty by the court on the 23rd of last month. If he gets three years...More..

Sanctuary City Mayor Stands Up to Immigration and Customs Enforcement Leader's Threat
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Sanctuary City Mayor Stands Up to Immigration and Customs Enforcement Leader's Threat

One was taken down on Interstate 15 near the California-Nevada border, while another was removed from along I-40, also along the Nevada border. Steinberg is not the only mayor to speak out following Homan's c...More..

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut region braces for blast from winter storm
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut region braces for blast from winter storm

The winter storm warning is in effect for portions of southern CT and Suffolk County . Storm Team 4 forecasts 8 to 12 inches of snow for most of Long Island (all of Suffolk and most of Nassau County ), ...More..

Fog engulfs Capital, 60 trains ,20 flights delayed
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Fog engulfs Capital, 60 trains ,20 flights delayed

The low visibility has led to 59 trains delayed, 13 rescheduled and 21 cancelled. A thick fog has enveloped Delhi, and now flights and trains going out of the capital have been delayed until it clears. Re...More..

Philander cautions India ahead of opening Test
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Philander cautions India ahead of opening Test

The last time they toured India in 2015, the then visitors were treated to dust bowls, on which Virat Kohli's team reigned supreme and thereby clinched a four-match series 3-0. Kohli who took over from MS D...More..

Intercepted missile proof Iran backs Yemen rebels, says Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Intercepted missile proof Iran backs Yemen rebels, says Saudi Arabia

In December, Saudi Arabia said it had intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Houthis towards the royal palace in the capital Riyadh . "This hostile act by the Iran-backed Huthis proves the Iranian regi...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Trump Administration to allow oil and gas drilling along U.S. coastlines

The plan is already facing opposition from environmentalists, tourism groups, and even some Republicans. Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will fight to stop drilling off the coast of his state. Baker said in a s...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

N. Korea reopens cross-border communications with S. Korea

In recent days a hotline between Seoul and Pyongyang , which had remained unused for two years, rang once again, in what has been widely regarded as a major diplomatic breakthrough. "Will someone from his depl...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Iguanas in Florida becoming frozen, falling from trees during cold snap

The invasive species freezes when it gets below 45 degrees. "Iguanas are not built for the cold", said Emily Maple, reptile keeper at the Palm Beach County Zoo. Be forewarned that a cold-paralyzed iguana, or ...More..

Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book

Bannon was quoted in the book as saying Trump's son Don Jr, son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort had been "treasonous" and "unpatriotic" for meeting during the campaign with a Kr...More..

Coast Guard searching for missing plane in Gulf of Mexico
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Coast Guard searching for missing plane in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard spokeswoman Lexie Preston in New Orleans said Thursday that the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, relayed to Coast Guard searchers that the pilot was the only person aboard the pla...More..

Protests in Iran sees death toll continue to grow
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Protests in Iran sees death toll continue to grow

It was not immediately clear what assistance Trump had in mind. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks publicly about the protests for the first time, blaming "enemies of Iran" for the unrest...More..

Erdogan slams U.S. over Turkish banker case
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Erdogan slams U.S. over Turkish banker case

A federal jury in Manhattan convicted a Turkish banker Wednesday of helping Iran violate U.S. sanctions by making its global transactions look as if they would be payments for food, the Department of Justice ...More..

Fifteen killed in Kabul explosion
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Fifteen killed in Kabul explosion

Kabul has suffered repeated suicide attacks in recent weeks. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the deadly blast. AFP quoted a security source as saying 20 people had been killed in the attack, which...More..

Accuser sues Roy Moore and his campaign for defamation
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Accuser sues Roy Moore and his campaign for defamation

Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old is suing Moore and his campaign for defamation. Finally, Corfman says she was subjected to hateful and derogato...More..

United States whistleblower Edward Snowden condemns Aadhaar Card, calls it an abusive result
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

United States whistleblower Edward Snowden condemns Aadhaar Card, calls it an abusive result

But the Tribune newspaper claimed that details of an account that enabled access to the database was being sold anonymously over WhatsApp for just 500 rupees - about £5.80. "UIDAI maintains complete log and t...More..

White House staff barred from using personal cellphones at work
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

White House staff barred from using personal cellphones at work

Did Tony Blair warn Donald Trump's inner circle that they were under surveillance by United Kingdom intelligence agencies during the 2016 presidential election? In the book, former Trump chief strategist Step...More..

Violent protests in Iran blamed on 'grotesque' U.S. interference
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Violent protests in Iran blamed on 'grotesque' U.S. interference

Gripes range from Iran's economic situation and price hikes, to frustration with Iran's government. -, According to the RT.COM.Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations has snapped back at the attacks by USA of...More..

Wind Chill Advisory Tonight & Tomorrow Morning
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Wind Chill Advisory Tonight & Tomorrow Morning

Accumulations of around 1 inch or less are expected. While the snow won't be heavy, it will be steady, and and wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour could make driving hazardous. Cold temperatures will keep roads ...More..

Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes in Egypt
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes in Egypt

The service operating the hot air balloons was temporarily suspended following that incident. Hot air balloon companies in Luxor offer the tours usually starting at sunrise. The accident was later blamed on a...More..

by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Trump had lawyer urge Sessions not to recuse self from Russia investigation

The policy change, detailed by Sessions in a one-page memo to federal prosecutors nationwide, came three days after California formally launched the world's largest regulated commercial market for recreati...More..

Death Penalty for Terrorists Sparks Fierce Debate in Israel
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Death Penalty for Terrorists Sparks Fierce Debate in Israel

He added that the main objective of the bill is to allow the decision to setence a terrorist to death to be made by a majority of two out of three judges rather than the government. "There are extreme cases i...More..

What Is Bombogenesis and How Does a 'Bomb Cyclone' Become So Dangerous?
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

What Is Bombogenesis and How Does a 'Bomb Cyclone' Become So Dangerous?

That is what is expected to happen with this storm as it passes by the Mid-Atlantic Coast. But the most severe winter weather conditions will assault the area late this week. Plough trucks are out in force clea...More..

Snowstorm cancels flights in U.S. northeast
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Snowstorm cancels flights in U.S. northeast

It urged travelers to contact their airline carriers for updates. LaGuardia suspended flights around noon and got almost 4 inches of snow, according to the Port Authority. So far, 47 flights have been c...More..

Protests ahead of NY State of the State Address
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Protests ahead of NY State of the State Address

The reform groups - which also included Citizens Union, the League of Women Voters of NY and Reinvent Albany - said they hope upcoming corruption trials will drive public attention and pressure Cuomo and lawmak...More..

US Reprimands Pakistan for 'Severe Violations of Religious Freedom'
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

US Reprimands Pakistan for 'Severe Violations of Religious Freedom'

We recognize that several designated countries are working to improve their respect for religious freedom; we welcome these initiatives and look forward to continued dialogue", she added. "That said, Pakistan h...More..

Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane

The teen - an unaccompanied minor on crutches due to a foot injury - had told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that a 45-year-old pilot gripped her butt, touched her inner thigh and partly leaned on her as s...More..

Numbers drawn for $460M Powerball jackpot
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Numbers drawn for $460M Powerball jackpot

The Powerball Jackpot has now rolled over and is up to $550 million. That's nearly $4 billion dollars in prize money. This is the first time that both multi-state lotteries have reached more than $400 milli...More..

Red-faced Kim Jong-un accidentally blasts OWN city in missile blunder
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Red-faced Kim Jong-un accidentally blasts OWN city in missile blunder

Evidence that the missile crash-landed in the complex, which was located near residential and commercial buildings, was verified via satellite images of the missile test. with President Donald Trump then respon...More..

State Department: We're Suspending Security Assistance to Pakistan
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

State Department: We're Suspending Security Assistance to Pakistan

Speaking of US-Pakistan relations, Nauert added: "No partnership can survive a country's harboring of militants and terrorists who target USA service members and officials". "India has used Afghan soil to suppo...More..

Gym memberships spike as many begin New Year resolution
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Gym memberships spike as many begin New Year resolution

Make a commitment to lose weight and write down the reasons why you want to drop the pounds. You can add an incentive by earning some cash at the same time. "Make sure you know how long you're committing for, h...More..

White House Threatens New Sanctions on Iran Over Protest Rights
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

White House Threatens New Sanctions on Iran Over Protest Rights

Trump said in an early morning tweet that the people of Iran "are finally acting against the brutal and corrupt Iranian regime". "Can you tell me the single biggest thing the president has accomplished for t...More..

Leader of New York City Ballet retires amid misconduct investigation
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Leader of New York City Ballet retires amid misconduct investigation

Two dozen former performers claimed Martins bullied them about their appearance and weight and had sexual relationships with several dancers. "I have denied, and continue to deny, that I have engaged in any s...More..

by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Apache Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25

Ron Gutfleish increased its stake in Apache Corp (APA) by 8.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a s...More..

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Given New $75.00 Price Target at Barclays
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Given New $75.00 Price Target at Barclays

Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc sold 24,115 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 72,700 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3...More..

Vigil set Monday evening for Colorado deputy
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Vigil set Monday evening for Colorado deputy

The gunman who killed a Douglas County deputy spent the hours before the shooting live streaming a rambling, profanity-laced broadcast about his life, his roommate and his relationship with local law enforcemen...More..

Deshaun Watson Ahead of Schedule to Return from Knee Injury
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Deshaun Watson Ahead of Schedule to Return from Knee Injury

After the 2017 first-round draft pick injured his knee during practice November 2, Houston won one game the rest of the season. It's getting stronger every single day. Watt, speaking to media Monday after the t...More..

It's cold and TVA wants you to be colder
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

It's cold and TVA wants you to be colder

Lows in the teens and single digits are expected to continue through Friday night, but starting Saturday, lows return to the 20s and higher. Wednesday is supposed to breach the freezing mark. TVA and CEMC have ...More..

Alabama's Sen.-elect Doug Jones picks African-American chief of staff
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Alabama's Sen.-elect Doug Jones picks African-American chief of staff

Jaffe told the website. "One of our attorneys is a Jew". Mr. Jones won 96 percent of the black vote, according to exit polls. Jaffe also said that he and Jones, a Democrat, had been friends for 30 years, ...More..

Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama

And that was for upper-level end-zone seats. The Georgia Bulldogs outlasted the Oklahoma Sooners 54-48 in a ridiculous double-overtime Rose Bowl to advance to the national title game. Demand for tickets was...More..

Mike Tyson opens marijuana farm
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Mike Tyson opens marijuana farm

The Blast, a new celebrity site created by TMZ co-founder Mike Walters, was first to break the news and reports Tyson Ranch will be dedicating 20 acres of the property for cannabis growing facilities that "wi...More..

Fire Crews Battle Flames in Overnight Fire
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Fire Crews Battle Flames in Overnight Fire

Police said there were no injuries. "When the smoke gets cold, it doesn't want to move". "It made the scene a little bit precarious, and we had a lot of ice". A heating station was also set up for the firefight...More..

by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

State Street Corp Increases Stake in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $32.58. Deprince Race And Zollo owns 1.14 million shares for 0.96% of their portfolio. Jefferies maintained the shares of GT in repor...More..

Iceland becomes first country to legalize equal pay between men and women
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Iceland becomes first country to legalize equal pay between men and women

She said for decades the Iceland legislation had been talking about equal pay for men and women but the pay gap was still prevailing in the country. The new law in Iceland marks another step towards eradica...More..

MP, SWL&P linemen line up to help Puerto Rico
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

MP, SWL&P linemen line up to help Puerto Rico

Ahead of crews' arrival in early January, APS is transporting vehicles and equipment via barges from the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana. According to The Associated Press , the Army Corps estimates full p...More..

Trump threatens to cut off United States aid to Palestinian Authority
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Trump threatens to cut off United States aid to Palestinian Authority

Trump is the first president to stand up for the State of Israel on an worldwide stage. Within Likud campaign launched as an introduction to the conference, videos were shared of Likud ministers and other h...More..

At least 36 dead after bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

At least 36 dead after bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru

The accident occurred on the Panamericana Norte highway on a unsafe bend, known as "the curve of the devil", in the Lima region. Traffic accidents are common and often deadly in this country of 30 million, ...More..

Crash shuts down stretch of Thruway near Transit
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Crash shuts down stretch of Thruway near Transit

Crews had to extract multiple people from vehicles and at least two people sustained very serious injuries - including one critical - but many were considered minor. The I-90 eastbound is congested for more tha...More..

Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000

According to the Irish Times , the Wexford native, who joined Championship club Preston North End last summer, returned home earlier this week to validate his winning lottery ticket in his local supermarket ...More..