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Health care threatened for nine million low-income U.S. children

Bellingham Technical College has announced a free clinic January 5th 8:30 - 11:0am with licensed dentists, to qualify local residents for reduced cost dental care; dental care for people who qualify is provided a training setting . State officials say they are optimistic their federal counterparts will act in time to keep the program funded, but they also are preparing for the worst. Read More »

Guatemala to Move Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem


Before 1980, when the Israeli Parliament had approved the Jerusalem Law, proclaiming the entire city Israel's undivided capital, Guatemala, as well as Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, the Netherlands, Panama, Venezuela and Uruguay had their embassy in the disputed city. Read More »

US Marshals capture triple homicide suspect in Tennessee


The state is also where Dalton was found after the fatal 1998 shooting of his wife, Shannon. Police identified the victims as John W. Dalton, 70, Jean Dalton, 65, and Leonna Dalton-Phillip, 18. Police were summoned to a home in North Omaha near 37th and Spaulding, which the Omaha World-Herald reported Dalton is the owner of, shortly before 8 p.m. Read More »

Historic White House Magnolia Cut Back For Safety Reasons


A tree-trimming took place at the White House on Wednesday, but not the kind you'd think. Jackson is believed to have planted the tree as a way to honor his late wife but little did he know it would be a scene to behold for over a century. Its portrait can be seen on the back of the US $20 bill. The first lady exuded confidence in outlining that all the necessary efforts had been made in an effort to preserve the historic tree and nothing more could be done. Read More »

PM didn't question Manmohan Singh's integrity: Arun Jaitley


Congress MPs are not allowing the upper house to commence as they are demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment that Manmohan Singh colluded with Pakistan . Aiyar's comment had drawn an immediate rebuke from Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who had asked him to apologise for the statement hours before the Congress suspended Aiyar from primary membership of the party. Read More »

Lake Effect Snow Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory


The bitter, bitter cold. The advisory went as late as 3 a.m. today in Livingston County and advisories were also in Genesee, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Niagara and northern Erie counties. Air temperatures Wednesday were not expected to rise above 10 degrees. Cold air has settled in over MI and it will not be leaving anytime soon. At least it will be sunny for a couple days. Read More »

Injured in St. Petersburg Supermarket Blast


Alexander Klaus, the chief of the local branch of the Investigative Committee, said 10 people have been hospitalized with injuries. Four people have been taken to hospital and six victims are being treated at the scene. The Sputnik news agency reported that the Committee believe an improvised explosive device "filled with projectiles" caused the blast. A huge explosion, equivalent of 200g of TNT, ripped through the Perekrestok market in northwest St Petersburg on Wednesday (27 December). Read More »

Sandbag thrown from bridge hits vehicle, and teens charged with murder


The teens, aged 13-14, are now each charged with murder, felony vehicular vandalism and misdemeanor vehicular vandalism. On Friday, Marquise Byrd, of Warren, Mich., succumbed to injuries sustained on December 19, when the teenagers allegedly dropped a construction sandbag from an overpass onto an interstate in OH, the Toledo Police Department said. Read More »

Ariz. Baby Dies After Dad Bends Him to Make Him Stop Crying


Resendiz told police he had put the baby to bed on the sofa between 10 and 11 p.m. Monday, reported . An infant has died after his father allegedly bent him in two because he was crying. He said that he called 911 more than 12 hours later when the baby did not wake from sleeping. Police said the baby died Thursday, Dec. 21, WITI-TV reports . Read More »

Russia Accuses The US Of Supporting ISIS - Again

Washington has rejected similar Russian allegations in the past, saying US forces remain committed to killing off the Islamic State and denying it safe havens. "They are practically Islamic State", he said. They change their colors, take different names - the "New Syrian Army" and others. "We can tell you that we are working with our partners to kill or capture all remaining ISIS terrorists, to destroy their network and prevent their resurgence, and also to prevent them from escaping to ... Read More »

Ukrainian forces and rebels exchange POWs as war grinds on


Relatives and friend of the Ukrainian prisoners held by the rebels hold a Ukrainian National flag as they wait them at the Kiev's airport in Kiev, Ukraine . One man was holding a cat. Separatist leaders and a Ukrainian government representative finally agreed to the exchange last week, with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church acting as mediator. Read More »

Geely takes top stake in Swedish truck maker AB Volvo


The deal will give AB Volvo access to Geely's market knowledge, resources, and technologies. Earlier this year, Geely bought 49.90% of Malaysian auto business Proto and 51% of Lotus (owned by Proton) and in 2013 Geely saved the struggling London Taxi Company after purchasing it. Read More »

Malegaon Blast: Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Colonel Purohit Discharged - A Timeline Of Investigation


In the Malegaon blasts case, Sadhvi Pragya and Lt Col Purohit will be tried under UAPA section 18 and other charges of IP. Since the accused are all out on bail, that will continue until the charges are framed formally on January 15, 2018. The Maharashtra Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad had arrested 11 people in the case in November 2008 . However, in April 2011, the investigation was transferred to the NIA. Read More »

Record Christmas storm buries west Pennsylvania in almost 5 feet of snow


Reports said the city of Erie, located 100 miles south-west from Buffalo, New York, and on the edge of Lake Erie, had seen 62.9 inches of snow fall since December 23. More snow was expected at a rate of up to an inch or two per hour as residents were warned to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary and pack emergency kits including tow ropes, flashlights, shovels and flares for essential travel. Read More »

Dominion sending more personnel, equipment to Puerto Rico


Following the expected arrival of this restoration equipment in Puerto Rico in mid-January, Ameren is planning for its co-workers to be on the ground contributing to the relief effort shortly thereafter, as part of a contingent of 1,500 additional personnel arriving from the mainland. Read More »

Extreme cold warning issued for most of Saskatchewan


The high is anticipated at -28 with an extreme wind chill of -47. The warning was issued at 11 a.m., Tuesday morning and was continued overnight. Overnight Wednesday forecasted at a low of -31. The outer layer should be wind resistant. Toronto's Medical Officer of Health is warning anyone heading outside to cover as much exposed skin as possible, as frostbite can develop quickly in these frigid conditions. Read More »

Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health


She attended her hearing on Monday before she was sentenced on Tuesday. The 33-year old was initially arrested on October 9 at Hurghada Airport for possessing the pain-relieving drug, which is illegal in Egypt but not in the United Kingdom, due to its popular use as a heroin substitute. Read More »

Golf ball-sized radiant fireball zooms by New England's night sky

A mysterious fiery blaze that cut across the night's sky from MA to ME baffled stargazers last night but was likely a tiny meteor . Spectators tweeted about the meteor describing it as a ball of very bright light. The last meteor shower in the area occured 10 days ago. The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Programme webcam on Mount Agamenticus in York County captured the event at 5:52pm, as did a security camera for the U.S. Read More »

Weather warning of ice issued

For years, Christmas was declared "white" if a single flake of snow was observed by a professional meteorologist falling on the roof of the London Weather Centre. The Met Office warned that spray and flooding on some roads was likely to add delays to people's journeys. Forecasters say heavy rain and snow could affect north east Wales from 6pm on tomorrow through to 11am the following day bringing an end the mild weather. Read More »

Quotient Investors LLC Has $530000 Position in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB)


American National Bank who had been investing in General Elec Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $151.15B market cap company. Lsv Asset Management reported 7,100 shares stake. Tocqueville Asset Management Ltd Partnership has invested 0.39% in Pepsico, Inc. The Wyoming-based Cannell Capital Llc has invested 0.45% in the stock. Read More »

Colder weather on the way


Monday night's low was expected to fall to 11 degrees with a slight chance of a light dusting of snow. AccuWeather says the Hazleton area will see a high of 20 and a low of zero today through Monday. A north wind will be 3 to 5 miles per hour. The chance of rain or sleet after daybreak Wednesday is 30 percent, and the highs tomorrow are expected to be in the mid 40s. Read More »

3.1 magnitude quake felt in Santa Clara County


It struck at a depth of about 4 1/2 miles. There were no reports of damage or injuries. According to the USGS , the epicenter was four miles from East Foothills, five miles from Alum Rock, nine miles from Milpitas and 82 miles from Sacramento. Read More »

GST for December 2017 has been Rs. 80808 crores


The total collection of GST till 25 December stood at Rs80,808 crore for November and 53.06 lakh returns have been filed for the month, a finance ministry statement said. "It is hoped that the level of compliance improves further so that the revenue is back on track". The lower collections in November depict a trend where the collections seem to be declining every month since July. Read More »

Obama tells Prince Harry that social media is 'corroding civil discourse'


In Wednesday's interview, which was conducted in Toronto in September , the former president also talked about what his life has been like since leaving the White House - saying it's appeared to move in slow motion, and that he's been able to spend more time talking to his wife, former first lady Michelle Obama , and have "a long breakfast". Read More »

Medical evacuations begin from rebel-held Syrian city Eastern Ghouta


In return, the government is allowing the evacuation of 29 of the most critical cases. The Syrian Red Crescent and International Committee of the Red Cross announced, on their official Twitter accounts Tuesday, that the first patients were to be taken out of the rebel-controlled area of Eastern Ghouta. Read More »

Melania Trump snaps festive Christmas selfie


Evangelical Christians have complained of a "war on Christmas" allegedly waged by liberals who say they want to preserve the separation between church and state. "So your grandma's gonna be good, OK, she's gonna be good", Trump added. 'How are you? Merry Christmas? This was only the second time the First Lady had worn a design by Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld. Read More »

Trump hits the golf course after Christmas

On Tuesday, when he ventured to the Trump International Golf Club in Florida, Trump marked his 85th day at one of his golf clubs since becoming president. President Donald Trump has spent a significant chunk of his first year in office at his properties or golf clubs. On Sunday, he golfed with friends, according to the White House, and he hit the links on Saturday with pro golfers Jim Herman, Daniel Berger, Justin Thomas and Thomas' father. Read More »

China exported no oil products to North Korea in November

Tensions have increased again over the ongoing missile and nuclear programs in North Korea, pursued by the country in defiance over resolutions by the UN. During their bilateral summit in Beijing , Trump and Xi reportedly agreed that North Korea will never be accepted as a nuclear state and that worldwide pressure must continue until the regime gives up its nuclear ambition. Read More »

Kearney residents killed in Kansas crash caused by weather


Luft, 47, of Kearney, Mo., was driving a 2001 Dodge Dakota westbound on I-70. Several people reportedly have died following a rollover wreck along I-70 in Dickinson Co. The driver and a passenger in the second vehicle were transported to a Missoula hospital to be treated for injuries. None of the occupants was wearing seat belts. Read More »

Kang comments on comfort women report


However, Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha said the government will heed the findings to develop a "victim-centered approach". Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga referred to the agreement as a deal pledged by the leaders of the 2 countries in front of the global community, adding that it has been given high marks. Read More »

Devanuru Mahadeva condemns statement of union minister


Yes constitution has given that right to say "we are secular and we will say it". "It is for the prime minister to take a call on him", Azad said. When the House resumed, members from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) trooped near the Speaker's podium, displaying placards and raising slogans demanding a separate High Court for the newly carved out state of Telangana. Read More »

Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM


He is the 14th chief minister of Himachal Pradesh , a state famous for picturesque tourist destinations. Shimla: The BJP has succeeded in elbowing out veteran leader Prem Kumar Dhumal from the race for chief ministership. Thakur contested on a BJP ticket in the 1993 Assembly polls. Thakur, from Tandi village in Mandi district's Seraj assembly constituency, was elected as an MLA for the first time in 1998 from Chachiot in Mandi and was re-elected in 2003 and 2007 from the same seat. Read More »