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Record Christmas snow of over 4 feet at Erie, PA

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Other parts of the country, including parts of Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri and MI, also saw Christmas Day snow, according to NBC News . Dreaming of a White Christmas turned into a nightmare for some as holiday travel in Pennsylvania has been snarled by a record-breaking winter storm in Erie, Pa. Read More »

Apple, Amazon in licensing talks with Saudi Arabia

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Luring Apple and Amazon would further Prince Mohammed's reform plans and raise the companies' profile in a young and relatively affluent market, which already boasts some of the highest internet and smartphone use in the world. Both Apple and Amazon did not comment when contacted, while SAGIA was unavailable to make a comment. During a US official visit in 2016 the Crown Prince visited with executives at Uber, Microsoft, and Facebook. Read More »

How to keep water pipes safe from freezing winter temperatures

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During bitter cold weather, he said resist the urge to warm up your vehicle inside the garage with the doors open, especially if you have a waters supply line or hot water heater in it, because they too can freeze. The American Red Cross also provides tips for preventing and thawing frozen pipes. Freezing can often cause unseen cracks in pipes or joints. You can use a hair dryer, space heater or hot water. Read More »

6 injured in Seattle van crash, police say 'not terrorism related'

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The Seattle Police Department reports the crash occurred at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street around noon. The vehicle jumped the sidewalk and struck a Gap store. "(Video of the crash) shows the van did not accelerate; there is nothing obvious to make this an intentional or deliberate act", he said. Four victims were hit by the van and one was injured by flying glass from the store window as it was struck and shattered. Read More »

Entry of 2 Ministers triggers a mini Cabinet reshuffle

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In a first tweet in Hindi, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that she was saddened to at the behavior of Pakistan towards the mother and wife of Kulbushan Jadhev. Tasaduq, the youngest of the four siblings, had stayed away from politics before his father's death in January 2016. The only son of deceased chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was recently nominated to the state legislative council, in place of Vikramaditya Singh, who quit the party. Read More »

AG sues EPA to protect RI from out of state air pollution

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Asthma attacks, permanent lung damage, and premature deaths are common impacts. Schneiderman announced December 21 that he is leading a coalition of 12 states and the District of Columbia in urging the U.S. A previous lawsuit was resolved by a consent degree requiring the EPA to decide about including the upwind states by October 2017. The coalition will ask the court to determine that the denial is unlawful and to vacate it. Read More »

Saad Rafique's statement was an irresponsible one: DG ISPR

The firing took place in Shahpur sector of Poonch. On US threats of unilateral action, he said: "What kind of friends or allies are we, that notices are being given, Pakistan can not compromise on its prestige and integrity". "As a result of the programme, over 2,000 Baloch nationalists have given up their arms". He said the small arms firing from Pakistani side was reported for almost three hours in the morning in three villages of Digwar sector, causing panic among the border residents. Read More »

Cuomo: NY to join national wireless broadband network for first responders

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Bryant's opt-in decision, first responders in MS will now have access to the pioneering communications tools made possible with FirstNet", Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T MS, said in a prepared statement. Providing first responders with access to dedicated network assets that can be deployed for additional coverage and support when needed. Roger Wicker publicly rebuked federal telecommunications officials at a hearing for abandoning their investment in a broadband project in the state. Read More »

Winter storm warning in effect for Montana

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A few inches of snow is possible at Stevens with ice accumulation of a tenth of an inch or less. The Weather Service will discontinue the following terms: "Lake Effect Snow Advisory", "Freezing Rain Advisory", "Lake Effect Snow Watch", "Blizzard Watch" and "Lake Effect Snow Warning". Read More »

Truck blocks cameras from filming Trump on golf course

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Cameras for ABC and CBS were also present. "The USSS is in the business of protection and investigations not in commissioning vehicles to block the media's view of the president's golf swing", Milhoan said. For years, Trump ridiculed former President Barack Obama for golfing. Thursday marked Trump's 87th day at a Trump golf property, and 113th day at a Trump-owned property, since taking office in January. Read More »

Bitter cold temperatures once again

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Thursday morning, we will have wind chills anywhere from -10° to 0°. Wind chills will spend most of the daytime hours Sunday between -5 and -10. We will dip down into the low 20s tonight , which will actually be one of the "warmest" low temperatures for the next week. Read More »

South Carolina Lottery Players Demand Answers

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She thought she had enough money to take her kids to Disney World. SC education lottery officials said a programming error at the lottery's computer vendor, Intralot, caused Holiday Add-A-Play tickets that were sold between 5:51 p.m. All players who purchased a Holiday Cash Add-A-Play ticket on Christmas Day during the time period affected are advised to hold on to their ticket (s) until the review is completed. Read More »

Chef kills wife, kids hours before singing Christmas corals on Facebook

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Jonathan Howard said Tuesday in a report by the Arizona Republic . Officers, according to police, are communicating with the suspect, who is reportedly inside one of the apartments. Anthony Milan Ross , who goes by the professional name Milan Ross, is a vegan chef in the Phoenix area known for claiming his diet led to dramatic weight loss. Read More »

Zimbabwe Ex-military Leader Who Ousted Mugabe Becomes VP

In a related development, Zanu PF youth have launched a presidential campaign for Mnangagwa codenamed #EDhasMyVote2018. New President Emmerson Mnangagwa came to power after the army intervened on 15 November following a row over the presidential succession. Read More »

Crazy Volume Spikes for: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCMP)

Los Angeles Capital Mngmt Equity Research accumulated 0% or 17,553 shares. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al owns 79,400 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.02. SCMP's profit will be $15.78M for 13.24 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Yogi government issues order to scrap case against Yogi Adityanath

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A day before the Uttar Pradesh Criminal Law (Composition of Offences and Abatement of Trials) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was tabled in the state assembly on December 21, the state government sent a letter on December 20 to the District Magistrate, Gorakhpur, directing that an application be filed to withdraw the case before the court. Read More »

Moscow accuses U.S. of 'direct interference' in upcoming election

On Wednesday, Navalny announced that a slew of rallies would be held across Russian Federation on January 28 to promote an "electoral strike" to protest the Central Election Commission's decision to bar him from the race. Zakharova post further read. The spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry cited the State Department's statement in a Facebook post Tuesday evening accusing the US of meddling in next March's election. Read More »

Weather warning as snow hits West Sussex

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Elsewhere across the United Kingdom, it was a mild and, in parts, wet Christmas Day, with the mercury hitting lower double figures. Britain officially had a white Christmas as snow fell on parts of Cumbria and southern Scotland for a few hours on Christmas Day. Read More »

Yemen Forces Target Saudi-led Forces with Ballistic Missile

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Saudi-led air strikes killed 14 civilians in a village market near Yemen's battleground third city Taez as a almost three-year bombing campaign intensified, an official and medics said on Wednesday. The Saudi-led coalition has intervened in the Yemeni conflict since March 2015 to roll back the Houthi rebels and support the internationally recognized President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who was forced into exile by the Houthis. Read More »

Cowboys, Hokies to square off — Clash of styles

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Travon McMillian is the lead Virginia Tech rusher on 439 yards and two scores, while Cam Phillips is tops among receivers on 964 yards and seven TDs on 71 receptions. The Longhorns allowed just five plays of more than 20 yards and only one of more than 30 yards. But the ability of Jackson to lead a depleted Hokies offense featuring Steven Peoples , Deshawn McClease and Jalen Holston in the backfield, and Sean Savoy, Eric Kumah , C.J. Read More »

Erica Garner declared braindead after suffering massive heart attack

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The incident was caught on video, with Garner repeatedly saying, "I can't breathe". Garner gave birth to her second child, a son, in August. Her family posted on social media and spoke with NY newspapers about her condition. Doctors said at the time the pregnancy had taken a toll on her body and found that her heart was enlarged. Garner-whose father was killed after being placed in a violent chokehold by New York City police-has been an outspoken activist against police brutality since ... Read More »

Haircut from hell lands stylist behind bars

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Then, Shabani snipped the man's ear with a scissors. A haircut has led to the arrest of a barber in Madison , Wisconsin according to police. The stylist then ran his clippers down the middle of the customer's head, leaving the customer looking a bit like Larry from the Three Stooges. Read More »

Woman, partner and 2 children found dead in NY basement apartment

Tedesco further said, "There are indications at the crime scene that this was not a random act ..." "It was the number of people killed, the manner in which they were killed", Tedesco continued . It was unclear if 2014 murders and those that occurred this week were linked in any way. He said: "I have strong confidence in the Troy detectives and state police that they're zeroing in on someone as we speak". Read More »

State Department to allow 'full resumption' of visas in Turkey

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The worker had been detained over suspected links to a cleric blamed for last year's failed coup in Turkey. The US in November said it has resumed limited visa services, a move matched by Turkey's missions in the US. Turkey had "adhered to high level assurances" made to the USA, it said. The embassy had announced that the earliest date for visa appointments regarding non-immigrant applicants in its diplomatic missions in the country is January 2019, following a diplomatic spat that ... Read More »

Discover Nature: Recycling Your Christmas Tree

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People who pay for city water and trash pickup can put their trees out by the curb for Republic Services to take with their normal trash pickup from Tuesday through January 12. Christmas is officially over, but what are you going to do with your Christmas tree? Natural trees will be chipped, mixed with leaves and recycled into compost for city parks, while artificial trees with metal or plastic should be put next to recycling containers on regular recycling days. Read More »

CSBC Bihar Police Result 2017: Important Points For Candidates

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Candidates awaiting the result should not panic with the ongoing speculations. However, as there has been no official confirmation on the date of announcement, students are requested to constantly keep checking the website . To qualify the written exam the candidate need to obtain minimum 30 marks out of 100 marks. The PAT test will include running, shot put and high jump. Read More »

Scale of attacks on children in 2017 'shocking'

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It notes a dramatic increase in violence in Central African Republic has led to children being killed, raped, abducted and recruited by armed groups. Others are indirectly harmed by fighting, through malnutrition and disease, as access to food, water and sanitation are denied or restricted. Read More »

Ex-footballer George Weah elected President of Liberia

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Weah has polled well in Bong county, the fiefdom of Liberian warlord and former president Charles Taylor and his ex-wife, Jewel Howard-Taylor, who is the former footballer's vice-presidential pick, attracting controversy to his campaign. "I want change", said Miama Kamara, a 32-year-old businesswoman, after casting her ballot in the capital. "The election reflects Sirleaf's belief in democratic process, said Chude Jideonwo, a world fellow at Yale University and author of 'How to Win ... Read More »

Deputy who rescued boy from pond says he was desperate, numb

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A sheriff's deputy in southern Utah punched through a frozen pond on Christmas Day to rescue a drowning 8-year-old boy. Local newspaper the Spectrum of St George reported on Wednesday that the child, who has not been named, was awake in hospital and recovering . Read More »

Big salary rise for Apple's chief Tim Cook

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His incentive pay is seen to have totalled $9.33 million (roughly Rs. 59.9 crores) for the year ended September 30. Each of his top five lieutenants, Luca Maestri, Angela Ahrendts, Johny Srouji, Dan Riccio, and Bruce Sewell received bonuses of $3.11 million (roughly Rs. Read More »