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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Cancel Annual Christmas Trip Due to Illness

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Cancel Annual Christmas Trip Due to Illness

Buckingham Palace also confirmed that the Queen was standing down as patron of the Lawn Tennis Association and the Rugby Football Union. But for the first time in recent memory, Her Majesty was forced to postpone her departure from London on Wednesday after she and the Duke of Edinburgh came down with heavy colds .


All Brooklyn wants for Christmas is a win, or two

All Brooklyn wants for Christmas is a win, or two

Not sure what can be considered easy when you're tied for the worst record in the conference, losing six of the last seven, and boasting the worst point differential in the National Basketball Association. However, it seems like Draymond has made a decision to spend some quality time with his girlfriend and newborn, as the Warriors released a statement saying that it's "to be determined" whether or not he'll be at the Friday, December 23 or Sunday, December 25 games.


Russian Ambassador to Turkey shot dead

Russian Ambassador to Turkey shot dead

President Vladimir Putin will attend as Russian Federation buries slain ambassador Andrei Karlov on Thursday, the Kremlin said , days after he was gunned down in Ankara by a Turkish policeman. Russian Federation flew a team of 18 investigators and foreign ministry officials to Turkey to participate in the investigation. However, Mr Peskov said the murder of ambassador Karlov had been damaging for the Ankara government.


Toronto Christmas Market steps up security measures after Berlin truck attack

Toronto Christmas Market steps up security measures after Berlin truck attack

Almost three days after the deadly attack, which killed 12 people and injured 48 others, large bollards to stop trucks were being put in place at the scene. No gun was recovered from the scene, suggesting that weapon may still be with the attacker. The United States labeled Monday's incident an apparent " terrorist attack" and pledged its support.


Russian Athletes Face Suspension over Sochi Samples

Russian Athletes Face Suspension over Sochi Samples

The re-analyzing will go beyond the damming McLaren report from the World Anti-Doping Agency which found that over 1,000 Russian athletes across 30 sports were involved in a systematic scheme to hide positive drug tests over five years. "However, the manipulation of the samples themselves could lead to an anti-doping rule violation and sanctions". They have now been repatriated back to the Lausanne Anti-Doping Laboratory, and re-analysis has already begun on these samples looking for any ...


US 'Godfather of Grass' to remain detained

US 'Godfather of Grass' to remain detained

Boone is awaiting extradition to the U.S. "This information was passed on to law enforcement in Canada and Boone was arrested today by Canadian Law Enforcement and officials in Montreal". Boone - the leader of an organized crime gang known as the "Cornbread mafia" that operated out of Kentucky in the late 80s - was arrested after Canadian cops received a tip regarding his whereabouts.