World News

Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit

Dec 17, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is "proving the doubters wrong" after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally move on to their next phase in the new year

Lifestyle

Flames threaten rich California enclave, residents flee

Dec 17, 2017

Firefighters trying to prevent one of California's biggest ever wildfires from consuming homes in Santa Barbara and the wealthy enclave of Montecito are hoping less powerful winds will help them contain more of the blaze

2 couples tie knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings

Dec 17, 2017

Two female couples have tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages.

The Latest: Fire northwest of LA has burned 418 square miles

Dec 17, 2017

Authorities say the massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles has burned another 6 square miles of vegetation and has burned 418 square miles since it started 12 days ago

Sports

England saved by rain as Ashes innings defeat looms

Dec 17, 2017

Swing bowler Josh Hazlewood took two quick wickets to place England in serious trouble in its chase of 259 runs to make Australia bat again in the third Ashes test at the WACA ground

Hirscher poised to break Tomba's record in Alta Badia GS

Dec 17, 2017

Marcel Hirscher led the opening run and was poised for a record fifth straight win in the Alta Badia giant slalom

India wins toss, bowls in deciding ODI vs Sri Lanka

Dec 17, 2017

India won the toss on Sunday and decided to bowl in the third and deciding one-day international against Sri Lanka

Traffic

Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strike

Nov 21, 2017

Workers on the Greek capital's subway system have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike that has snarled traffic across Athens

The Latest: Death toll in Greek floods rises to at least 14

Nov 15, 2017

The death toll in flash flooding on the western fringes of the Greek capital has increased to 14, with the fire department recovering the body of a man near the small town of Mandra

Charges brought against teen in Columbia Gorge fire

Oct 19, 2017

A 15-year-old boy who allegedly used fireworks to start a wildfire in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge has been charged with several criminal offenses

Weather

Flames threaten rich California enclave, residents flee

Dec 17, 2017

Firefighters trying to prevent one of California's biggest ever wildfires from consuming homes in Santa Barbara and the wealthy enclave of Montecito are hoping less powerful winds will help them contain more of the blaze

The Latest: Fire northwest of LA has burned 418 square miles

Dec 17, 2017

Authorities say the massive wildfire northwest of Los Angeles has burned another 6 square miles of vegetation and has burned 418 square miles since it started 12 days ago

Deadly California wildfire continues to grow

Dec 16, 2017

Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH