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County braces for possible snow, freezing rain

County braces for possible snow, freezing rain This will begin as light snow/flurries mainly north of I-64 before transitioning to a wintry mix containing snow, sleet, and freezing rain by 2 AM. A wind chill advisory is in effect for western Dutchess County and a wind chill warning is in effect for eastern Dutchess until 7 a.m. [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs Order Disbanding Voter Fraud Commission

President Trump Signs Order Disbanding Voter Fraud Commission His allegation that certain states refused to provide confidential voter data requested by the Commission because states "know many people are voting illegally" is false. More than 32 states had previously refused to comply with the Trump administration's request for voter registration data as part of the commission's investigation, with some states being barred by local law to release such i... [Full Article...]

Protesters call on Twitter to ban Trump

Protesters call on Twitter to ban Trump President Donald Trump . "Twitter said the company reviews tweets by world leaders "within the political context that defines them" and then "[enforces] our rules accordingly". "We work hard to remain unbiased with the public interest in mind", it added. "Any time we have any leader tweet, including Trump, there's a very interesting and thriving conversation". [Full Article...]

Red Deer area unemployment rate still lowest in Alberta

Red Deer area unemployment rate still lowest in Alberta The Red Deer area unemployment rate in December 2016 was 8.0 per cent. Its benchmark interest rate sits at 1 percent, while the Fed's is in a range of 1.25 percent to 1.50 percent. The December reading marked the 13th-straight month of job gains, however, about half of those positive numbers were within the survey's margin of error. [Full Article...]

USA to announce specific actions against Pakistan

USA to announce specific actions against Pakistan Just three days after Trump's Tweet , the White House has confirmed suspending 255 million US dollars of military aid to Pakistan , according to local reports on Wednesday. Shortly after Trump tweeted on Monday, the Pakistan Foreign Office summoned U.S. Ambassador David Hale to explain the president's comments, according to the Pakistani government's official Twitter account and a spokes... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: 15 Killed, 20 Others Wounded in Massive Blast in Kabul's Banaee

Afghanistan: 15 Killed, 20 Others Wounded in Massive Blast in Kabul's Banaee According to the Tolo News, Afghan Interior Ministry has confirmed the death toll. The deadliest bombing occurred last week, leaving more than 40 people dead and around 90 others wounded. Kabul has suffered repeated suicide attacks in recent weeks. No group has yet claimed that attack. A suicide bomber killed six civilians in a Christmas Day attack near an Afghan intelligence agency compoun... [Full Article...]

North Korea's ballistic missile accidentally hits own city

North Korea's ballistic missile accidentally hits own city North Korea conducted a missile test on April 28, 2017 that didn't go quite as planned. It marked the first missile launched since one was sacked across Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on September 15. Kim Jong-un could be seen walking alongside a huge new mobile launch platform, which Pyongyang said was specifically constructed for the missile, before the rocket was maneuvered into place. [Full Article...]

Jewish attorney for Roy Moore's son says he campaigned for Jones

Jewish attorney for Roy Moore's son says he campaigned for Jones Senate. Leigh Corfman told NBC News that Mr Moore, then a 32-year-old prosecutor, "seduced" her at his house in 1979. In the coming days, Mr Moore allegedly picked up Ms Corfman around the corner from her home, and drove her to his house in the woods where he sexually assaulted her, the newspaper claims. [Full Article...]

After Trump tweet, Pakistan talks of 'response' to USA action

After Trump tweet, Pakistan talks of 'response' to USA action When President Donald Trump tweeted that all the USA had gotten for $33 billion in aid to Pakistan was "lies and deceit", he ventured into sensitive territory for a country that says it is doing all it can to fight terrorism and is being unfairly criticized for its efforts. [Full Article...]

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups

Starbucks trials 5p charge on disposable cups Disposable cups can not be recycled by the normal systems because they are made from cardboard with a tightly bonded polyethylene liner, which is hard to remove, and means they are not accepted by paper mills. 'We need to kick-start a revolution in recycling. Only one per cent of the cups sold by caf├ęs "to-go" are recycled, most are sent for landfill or incineration. [Full Article...]

Mega Millions jackpot at $361M for winning numbers drawing tonight

Mega Millions jackpot at $361M for winning numbers drawing tonight The Powerball number was 24 and the Power Play multiplier was 2. That includes 5 ticket holders in Iowa, New Hampshire and New Jersey who matched 5 numbers for $1 million. The winning numbers will be drawn Wednesday. Just behind that is the $648 million jackpot split by two winners on December 17, 2013. One ticket, which was sold in Florida, matched the five white balls to win $1 million on Fr... [Full Article...]

Powerball ticket sold in central Iowa wins $1 million prize

Powerball ticket sold in central Iowa wins $1 million prize The jackpots now exceed a total of more than $780 million. The Mega Millions lottery jackpot also went unclaimed in the last drawing Friday night, pushing that game's prize to an estimated $343 million for Tuesday night's drawing. According to Mega Millions, it would be the eighth-largest jackpot won in the game's history if the winning numbers are drawn. The last time there was a Powerba... [Full Article...]

Children Among 23 Hurt as Another Inferno Devours Building in the Bronx

Children Among 23 Hurt as Another Inferno Devours Building in the Bronx Tuesday in a four-story apartment building in the Bronx, which has a furniture store on the ground floor. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said firefighters arrived in less than 4 minutes and helped rescue tenants. The displaced residents were placed on an MTA bus so they could keep warm while firefighters continued battling the blaze. Mayor Bill de Blasio said a child playing with a stove apparen... [Full Article...]

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney Hatch's retirement opens the door for Republican Mitt Romney to run for his seat, as has been rumoured in recent weeks. Romney, the former MA governor who now lives in Utah, thanked Hatch in a statement on Facebook and said Hatch "has represented the interests of Utah with distinction and honor". [Full Article...]

Oil dips after hitting highest since mid

Brent broke through $67 this week for the first time since May 2015. Repairs have been finished on a Libyan oil pipeline damaged in a suspected attack last week and production is restarting gradually, engineers said. Monthly EIA data released on Friday showed USA crude production hit a 46-year high in October, but the country's oil exports and demand also rose. [Full Article...]

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran The worldwide community has a role to play on this. "The UN must speak out". Hundreds have been arrested. The worldwide community failed to do that in 2009. governor, Haley compared protesting Iranians to others living under "oppressive governments" in Cuba, North Korea and Venezuela. There have been sporadic meetings between diplomats over individual issues like U.S. [Full Article...]

Doctors all set to go on 12-hour strike

Doctors all set to go on 12-hour strike The NMC Bill proposes some of the major changes in the Indian medical education sector, including replacement of the supreme medical regulatory body, the Medical Council of India (MCI), with the NMC. Senior doctors from IMA are protesting another proposal of NMC which allows unrestricted fee in 60 per cent of medical seats in private medical colleges. [Full Article...]

Wind Chill Warning for several counties through 1 pm Tuesday

Wind Chill Warning for several counties through 1 pm Tuesday Factor in wind chills, feel-like temperatures will be well below zero tonight . Dress in layers and wear a hat, mittens and a scarf. Temperatures in north and central Alabama will fall into the teens and low 20s tonight , with 20s all the way down to the coast. [Full Article...]

North Korea likely to demand a price for Olympic participation

North Korea likely to demand a price for Olympic participation But Kim said in his New Year speech that nuclear powers will not be used unless the North is provoked. He continued that theme in his New Year's address, announcing that North Korea would focus in the coming year on "mass producing nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles for operational deployment". [Full Article...]

Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale

Winston, Bucs stun Saints in season finale The Saints will host the Carolina Panthers next Sunday in a wild card playoff game. New Orleans Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara have combined to have outstanding seasons. The Bucs came up empty on their next drive but special teams would come up huge as Tampa Bay punted the ball away. Jameis Winston threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to rookie Chris Godwin with 9 seco... [Full Article...]


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