• Winter weather advisories expanded into the valley
Winter weather advisories expanded into the valley

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. However, snow is now forecast to reach well into parts of Virginia and possibly even parts of Maryland before the end of the day. State University in Raleigh. As of Friday evening, Austin had 2.95 inches of rain and an area of east Texas saw 3.4 inches. Based off the track of the low and...

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  • In Show of Support, US Conducts Ukraine Fly-Over
In Show of Support, US Conducts Ukraine Fly-Over

Thursday's flight was conducted with an agreement between Ukraine and the United States, CNN reported . Within the past four years, 150 USA troops have been stationed in Lithuania, and in mid-2017 the country's president requested a permanent US presence, "to not only deter but to defend", against possible Russian military threats.

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  • Grace Millane: New Zealand police have 'grave fears' for missing British backpacker
Grace Millane: New Zealand police have 'grave fears' for missing British backpacker

Late this afternoon police announced they were questioning a man about the murder of Grace Millane , 22, who was last seen in Auckland's CBD a week ago. Her last Twitter post appears to be on November 30, the day before she was last seen. 'Police have identified this man and he has been spoken to'.

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  • Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand
Body found in search for British tourist in New Zealand

The search started after the young woman was last seen alive on camera arriving at the Citylife Hotel with a man late on December 1 - the day before her 22nd birthday. "I can now advise that a short time ago, we located a body, which we believe to be Grace. We are determined to find her and return her to her family".

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  • Prosecutors Expose Trump Hush Money Payments, Russian Contacts
Prosecutors Expose Trump Hush Money Payments, Russian Contacts

Trump immediately declared that he was vindicated. The president has acknowledged "lightly" looking into a Trump Tower project in Moscow but said that broke no law and that he was perfectly within his rights to continue to operate his real estate business at the same time his presidential campaign was picking up steam.

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  • Paris police turn away protesters, seize goggles
Paris police turn away protesters, seize goggles

Serge Mairesse, a 62-year-old retired Air France worker from Aubervilliers, just north of Paris , told The Wall Street Journal he wanted to reach the Elysee Palace to "register his anger" over the "government's antisocial policies". He said the protests had "created a monster" and vowed a zero-tolerance approach by police to violence. No injur...

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  • Ecuador says United Kingdom has given enough guarantees for Assange to leave embassy
Ecuador says United Kingdom has given enough guarantees for Assange to leave embassy

Moreno didn't say he would force Assange out, but said Assange's legal team is considering its next steps. " There is a path for Mr. Assange to take the decision to exit into near freedom ", Moreno said in the local radio interview, while noting that the whistleblower still faces jail time in the United Kingdom for violating bail terms when he ...

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  • James Fields Jr. found guilty on all charges in Charlottesville attack
James Fields Jr. found guilty on all charges in Charlottesville attack

He is also charged with 30 federal hate crimes and could face the death penalty. The jury reached their verdict at the end of its first day of deliberations following a trial lasting nearly two weeks. "I'm very happy with the verdict", she said outside the courthouse. Earlier in the day, he was hit with something that could have been urine, s...

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  • Putin challenged: United States missile destroyer sailed near Vladivostok
Putin challenged: United States missile destroyer sailed near Vladivostok

The official told CNN that this was the first time the USA has conducted a freedom of navigation operation in that area since 1987, when the Soviet Union was the government making those claims . This week, the Kremlin's defense ministry reportedly acknowledged that Russian Federation is holding naval war exercises and surface-to-air miss...

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  • The blockade of the Strait of Kerch has Ukrainian ports
The blockade of the Strait of Kerch has Ukrainian ports

Savchenko became a national hero in Ukraine after she was captured by Russia-backed rebels during fighting in eastern Ukraine in 2014 and ended up in a Russian prison. "It is Kremlin's regime who bears full responsibility for further aggravation of the situation in the Azov and Black Seas and for undermining the peaceful settlement of the Russian-U...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan praises Venezuela strongman's 'exemplary attitude' in first visit
Turkey's Erdogan praises Venezuela strongman's 'exemplary attitude' in first visit

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said he is on his way to Moscow for an "important meeting" with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. Caracas has made an effort to reduce dependence on US-led or -controlled financial institutions and instruments, including the dollar, and committed in September to trading in euros, yu...

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  • John Kelly Questioned by Mueller's Team
John Kelly Questioned by Mueller's Team

White House officials believed Kelly was close to resigning after he got into a heated shouting match with national security adviser John Bolton in October. Vanity Fair reported in 2017 Kelly's discipline put a strain on his relationship with Trump and cited an unnamed source who said Trump and Kelly were "fighting a lot".

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  • Several die in stampede at Italian nightclub
Several die in stampede at Italian nightclub

This handout picture taken and released by Italian fire and rescue service shows emergency personnel treating victims after the stampede in Corinaldo. Survivors have claimed that the stampede began when fears arose that pepper stray had been fired into the Ancona venue. He said that when rescuers arrived, all the doors of the discos were open.

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  • Father's emotional plea as police have 'grave fears' for backpacker
Father's emotional plea as police have 'grave fears' for backpacker

The announcement follows a review of CCTV footage, the forensic examination of a hotel where she was last seen on Saturday 1 December, and the discovery of a vehicle. "We've spoken to David [Grace's father] we've met him, but there is family in the United Kingdom and our hearts go out to them as well". Millane called his daughter a "fun-loving, f...

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  • John Kelly was interviewed by Robert Mueller's team
John Kelly was interviewed by Robert Mueller's team

The special counsel's team questioned Kelly specifically on an episode involving Trump after the New York Times reported that past year Trump sought to fire Mueller - a report that allegedly drew Trump's ire at then-White House counsel Don McGahn , who didn't publicly deny it.

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  • Heather Nauert 'to replace Nikki Haley as USA envoy to UN'
Heather Nauert 'to replace Nikki Haley as USA envoy to UN'

Fox News said Mr Trump would tweet about the appointment on Friday morning, while Bloomberg said it had been told of the decision to appoint Ms Nauert by three sources. Nauert, 48, has been back and forth between her husband and two sons in NY and her job in Washington , D.C. Mercedes Schlapp was a Fox News commentator before she too was hire...

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  • Reason behind Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng's arrest in Vancouver revealed
Reason behind Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng's arrest in Vancouver revealed

The arrest , revealed by Canadian authorities late on Wednesday, was part of a United States investigation into an alleged scheme to use the global banking system to evade American sanctions against Iran, sources say. Gibb-Carsley said the warrant for Meng's arrest was issued in NY on August 22. A Canadian official authorized her arrest in Novemb...

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  • Sponsored resolution to condemn Hamas militants fails at United Nations
Sponsored resolution to condemn Hamas militants fails at United Nations

A vote on whether to necessitate a two-thirds majority was to precede the vote on the actual resolution itself. Sami Abu Zahri, a spokesman for Hamas, the militant group that has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007, wrote on Twitter after the vote: "The failure of the American venture at the United Nations represents a slap to the USA administratio...

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  • Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer Elected Leader of Merkel's Party
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer Elected Leader of Merkel's Party

German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel holds a frame with a baton she was given by Volker Bouffier (right) and Klaus Schueler (left) representing CDU members during a party congress of Germany's conservative CDU party on December 7 at a fair hall in Hamburg , northern Germany.

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  • Trump Nominates New Attorney General
Trump Nominates New Attorney General

Bush in the early 1990s. Barr, a lawyer who was previously attorney general from 1991 to 1993 under the late President George HW Bush, has defended Trump's controversial decision to fire then-FBI Director James Comey in May 2017 when Comey was leading the Russian Federation probe.

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