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Indonesia tsunami kills at least 222 after striking without warning

Indonesia tsunami kills at least 222 after striking without warning

He wrote on Twitter: "The current early warning system is for quake activity". Although there was a "300 to 1500 metre" ash cloud reported above the crater's peak, the center said, it was unclear wh...

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This is the first phone in Xiaomi’s new Play series

This is the first phone in Xiaomi’s new Play series

To complete the record, Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun put the last piece ( Mi Play smartphone) into the puzzle. Aptly named Xiaomi Mi Play , several images of the phone have already been leaked online. Mi ...

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Pompeii discovery: Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near ancient Roman city

Pompeii discovery: Harnessed horse unearthed in ancient stable near ancient Roman city

The Pompeii archaeological park's head, Massimo Osanna, told the Italian news agency Ansa that the villa belonged to a high-ranking military officer, perhaps a general, in ancient Roman times. Acc...

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Top Somali journalist among Mogadishu bomb victims

Top Somali journalist among Mogadishu bomb victims

At least 25 others were wounded in the bombings on Saturday morning, police officer Ahmed Bashane said. Mohamed Abdullahi Tuulah, the deputy mayor of Mogadishu, survived but said several of his body...

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Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed for seven years for graft

Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed for seven years for graft

Sharif has been prime minister three times but power has been a rough ride. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday said that the properties worth billions of rupe...

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IOS 12.1.2 update reportedly causing widespread cellular data outages

IOS 12.1.2 update reportedly causing widespread cellular data outages

Apple's latest iOS update has broken those key features for many users. Just days after releasing the initial build, a second build was pushed out to replace the first, changing only the build numb...

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USA envoy in fight against Islamic State quits after Syria pullout

USA envoy in fight against Islamic State quits after Syria pullout

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday criticized the US decision to pullout its troops from Syria . In a tweet, he calls McGurk's resignation a "nothing event". Allies around the world have be...

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Dems would OK money for border security, no wall

Dems would OK money for border security, no wall

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) during a speech on the Senate floor on Saturday. Monday and Tuesday, Christmas Eve and Christmas, respectively, are federal holidays, meaning the federal government would alread...

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Defense Secretary James Mattis signs Syria withdrawal orders, official says

Defense Secretary James Mattis signs Syria withdrawal orders, official says

US troops based around Manbij patrolled the town and surrounding area on Sunday and were photographed speaking with the residents. Turkey , which fears the separatist ambitions of Kurds in its own ...

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Mattis will leave as defense secretary on January 1

Mattis will leave as defense secretary on January 1

Fox News' Brit Hume has issued a warning about the actions of President Donald Trump . "Patrick has a long list of accomplishments while serving as Deputy, & previously Boeing". By Saturday, the ...

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Kasich abortion bill veto could set up showdown

Kasich abortion bill veto could set up showdown

Kasich on Friday vetoed two bills in total and approved 12 pieces of legislation. In its own statement , NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio called Kasich "reckless and irresponsible", and criticized him for s...

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LG CineBeam Laser 4K Projector Launched with UST Technology

LG CineBeam Laser 4K Projector Launched with UST Technology

At just 5cm from a wall, it projects a 90-inch diagonal image, while at 18cm from a wall, this increases to 120 inches. LG unveiled its first ultra short throw (UST) laser projector at CES 2018 an...

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Turkey bolsters troops in Kurdish areas of northern Syria: war monitor

Turkey bolsters troops in Kurdish areas of northern Syria: war monitor

Trump's decision to pull out of Syria was followed by resignations from U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and special presidential envoy for the global coalition to defeat Daesh Brett Mcgur...

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Will this Christmas Day be the WARMEST EVER? Latest odds

Will this Christmas Day be the WARMEST EVER? Latest odds

Moderate to heavy rain showers are the main concern for the lower elevations of OR and Washington, while snow is affecting mountainous areas. By Monday, a new system will approach the California coast...

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'Very possible' US shutdown could extend into new year: Budget director

'Very possible' US shutdown could extend into new year: Budget director

The partial US government shutdown is set to stretch on through Christmas as the Senate adjourned Saturday with no deal in sight to end the impasse over funding for Donald Trump's wall on the US-M...

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Pakistan welcomes USA drawdown in Syria

Pakistan welcomes USA drawdown in Syria

The Taliban has steadily gained ground, controlling large chunks of the Afghan countryside and threatening to overrun major provincial capitals as the Afghan military and police suffer increasing casu...

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Barr sent memo to DOJ about Mueller probe

Barr sent memo to DOJ about Mueller probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation and whether the president obstructed the investigation. He also has been publicly skepti...

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Netanyahu attempts to calm fears over US-Syria exit

Netanyahu attempts to calm fears over US-Syria exit

The United States also considers the PKK a terrorist organization. The US special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat IS, Brett McGurk, also quit over the decision . The Britain-b...

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Government Shutdown: What you need to know

Government Shutdown: What you need to know

Federal employees in charge of protecting peoples' safety will continue working through the shutdown, that is because they are deemed essential workers. When would federal workers see the effects? Fe...

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PUBG Mobile Kicks Off With Over 200 Million Downloads

PUBG Mobile Kicks Off With Over 200 Million Downloads

According to the official Twitter account of Tencent, Vikendi snow map will be available to download today inside PUBG mobile on December 20 with Update 0.10.0. Alongside the release of the Vi...

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‘Fortnite’ Season 7, Week 3 Challenges Guide

‘Fortnite’ Season 7, Week 3 Challenges Guide

The loading screen for Week 3 features the Sgt. As is the case with other free Battle Stars, the usual caveats apply. This week's reward is actually a Secret Battle Star instead of a Banner. For m...

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Google launches 'Chrome Canvas,' a web-based drawing tool

Google launches 'Chrome Canvas,' a web-based drawing tool

As Chrome Unboxed notes, Google's lack of an announcement means it's impossible to know how long Canvas has existed, but it works smoothly with little latency and seems like it's pretty much ready...

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Indonesia tsunami death toll rises to 62

Indonesia tsunami death toll rises to 62

Abu Salim, a member of the Tagana disaster volunteer group, said he helped evacuate victims in Banten province. Tourists were also affected during the long holiday weekend ahead of Christmas. Norw...

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Man climbing national Christmas Tree prompts evacuation near White House

Man climbing national Christmas Tree prompts evacuation near White House

He was reportedly first discovered in the National Christmas Tree at around 5:45 p.m. Park police called in hostage negotiators, who were able to coax the man down soon before 7 p.m., authorities sa...

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Qualcomm Calls on China to Enforce iPhone Sales Ban Immediately

Qualcomm Calls on China to Enforce iPhone Sales Ban Immediately

Qualcomm on December 10 reported that it had won a preceding court order in China banning Apple from sales of some older iPhone models that the court has found violating two Qualcomm software patent...

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Did Trump Just Lose ‘Fox and Friends’ Over the Syria Withdrawal?

Did Trump Just Lose ‘Fox and Friends’ Over the Syria Withdrawal?

As Ed Henry attempted to rationalize Trump's decision, arguing that the president promised during his campaign to pull out of Syria , Kilmeade slammed the move, saying, "Nobody thinks ISIS is def...

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Catalan protests as Spanish cabinet goes to Barcelona

Catalan protests as Spanish cabinet goes to Barcelona

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and Catalan leader Quim Torra had agreed on Thursday to an "effective dialogue" but there were violent scenes near the venue where the cabinet assembled. Catalan pro-indep...

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Kelsey Berreth’s Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested On First Degree Murder Charge

Kelsey Berreth’s Fiancé Patrick Frazee Arrested On First Degree Murder Charge

Patrick Frazee , 32, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of his fiancée, Kelsey Berreth . She was spotted on surveillance video with their 1-year-old daughter at a Safew...

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First Lady Melania Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago without president

First Lady Melania Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago without president

Grisham says the first lady didn't change her plans to travel to Florida on Friday with their son, 12-year-old Barron, during his winter break from school.

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Hamas slams Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Hamas slams Abbas plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Though the parliament has not met since 2007, when Hamas seized control of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian law allows for its speaker to act as interim president should 83-year-old Abbas die in office. ...

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