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Eight States Sue EPA, Arguing Ozone Transport Region Decision Is "Unlawful"


The EPA said it could not comment on outstanding legal matters. Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont are also part of the suit. "The agency invited state officials to give input on revising the Lead and Copper rule at a two-hour meeting on January 8 at the EPA's headquarters in Washington". Read More »

Tassaduq Mufti inducted in cabinet along with Mir


Cinematographer-turned-politician Mr Mufti is younger brother of Ms Mufti. BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said the expansion will give thrust to the council of ministers. He was nominated to fill up a vacancy in the State Legislative Council created after the resignation of Vikramaditya Singh, on December 22. On 15 August 2016, a police inquiry was ordered after the Indian flag fell to the ground when chief minister Mehbooba Mufti tried to unfurl it in a stadium in ... Read More »

SNOW ICE weather warning now in force

Heavy snow is expected to start falling over the city at around 5am tomorrow and continue through much of the morning. And there's also a warning - valid until 3am on Friday - for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. Clear skies, and light winds will lead to temperatures quickly falling after dusk. Snow is more likely over the north and west of the region. For a time on Thursday and Thursday night, there will be patchy accumulations of up to 3 cm of snow, especially on high ground, but ... Read More »

Alabama Teen Suffers Brain Trauma, Cracked Eye Socket After Encounter with Police


When they tried to speak to him, he fled leading to a foot chase that ended here, on Madison Street. The town's police chief has requested an investigation into his officers' use of force. The statement continues, "Officers had to use physical force to affect the arrest". "We're asking them to produce something". "They had him handcuffed when we got in there". Read More »

Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely with Knee Injury


Unfortunately for the Minnesota Timberwolves , though, their starting point guard could still be sidelined for a significant chunk of the schedule. Teague, 29, was injured when the Nuggets' Gary Harris fell backwards into his knee after a jump ball near the end of regulation. Read More »

At least 12 dead in Bronx apartment fire


De Blasio also plans to head there. The Fire Department of NY said earlier that 15 people were seriously injured in the fire near the Bronx Zoo. The FDNY earlier said 15 people were injured and 12 of them were in critical condition. The fire was brought under control about two hours later. Temperatures are in the teens in NY, with winds making it feel like single digits. The cause of the blaze at 2363 Prospect Avenue was not immediately clear, but it began on the first floor and spread ... Read More »

#22 Virginia Tech Loses to #19 Oklahoma State 30-21


But the Cowboys showed off their explosiveness in their next series, as Rudolph found James Washington wide open in the middle of the field for a 65-yard touchdown and a 27-14 lead with 5:37 left in the third quarter. Virginia Tech also failed to turn a successful fake punt into points in the second half. It was the 12th time this year he tossed multiple scores in a game. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Eyes 80% Jump In Oil Revenues By 2023


It is alleged that Saad Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister has resigned from his post due to pressure from Saudi Arabian government, particularly from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Apart from Apple, Amazon is also reportedly being courted by Saudi Arabia. Apple could open its first retail store in Saudi Arabia in 2019, thanks to an agreement with the government expected to be signed in February. Read More »

14 dead, mostly women, as building at Kamala Mills catches fire


Many people were feared trapped inside at the time of going to press. More than eight fire tenders, five water tankers, emergency ambulance and police rushed to the spot for rescue operation. So far, no causalities have been reported , the fire control room had earlier told Mirror. He suspected fire safety norms had been flouted by some restaurants in the complex. Read More »

East coast could use global warming


Dangerously cold temperatures are expected to last into the New Year across much of the Midwest and Northeast. The "logic" at work here is simple: How can climate change, aka global warming, be real if it is so cold outside? Trump's decision makes the USA the only country on Earth that has not joined the agreement. Read More »

Disney Resorts Remove 'Do Not Disturb' Signs After Las Vegas Shooting


If you're planning on staying at a Walt Disney World Resort sometime soon, don't expect to have total privacy, thanks to a new policy that's been put in place. The change took effect last week at the Disney hotels accessible by the monorail - the Polynesian Village Resort, Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Contemporary Resort and its connected Bay Lake Tower. Read More »

Tips to keep pipes safe during cold temps


With freezing temperatures heading our way there are a few steps you should be taking now to protect your pipes and avoid an expensive disaster. "If you do have water gushing everywhere in your house and you don't know how to shut your water off, you're going to go to panic mode", Hamilton said. Read More »

Governor Cuomo Announces New York State's Participation In Firstnet First Responder Network


There could be revenue upside for cell tower operators such as American Tower ( AMT ), Crown Castle ( CCI ) and SBA Communications ( SBAC ) from the FirstNet build-out, analysts say. "It will provide our first responders with the tools they need to keep Mississippians safe". "By opting-in, we are doing our job to make sure the fearless men and women who protect the Nation's Capital has the mission-critical broadband capabilities needed to communication effectively and in real-time". Read More »

Bitterly cold temperatures continue, snow chances decreasing


Looking ahead to the weekend, Simpson said Bostonians celebrating New Year's Eve should expect to brace themselves for cold as well if traveling outdoors through the city. It's still unclear if it will be just some light snow or perhaps something a bit more significant. Temperatures look to moderate somewhat by Wednesday , as another snow-producing low pressure system swings through from the north. Read More »

Trump legal team planning to attack Flynn's credibility


The Washington Post reports that the Trump legal and political team's strategy for dealing with Gen. Michael Flynn should he testify against him is to pivot away from "he's a great guy being railroaded by an out of control prosecutor" to "he's a liar, so you can't believe him". Read More »

Shooting at Menshevik confectionary in Moscow: Armed businessman kills one


Now they have surrounded me, the special forces surrounded me. 'They have been following me for 4 years. 'This morning I came to work and I was stormed, they tried to take me with a gun, with other arms. The Russian Investigative Committee said it had initiated a criminal case. The disgruntled businessman pulled out a hunting carbine in the middle of a verbal dispute with the current management of the factory he used to own, shot a guard and fled, leaving his weapon behind. Read More »

'Heinous atrocity': Same-sex couple, two kids murdered in NY basement


The victims include two women who were in a relationship were 22 and 36 years old. In the 2014 case, the family of Jin Chen, his wife and two children were found stabbed to death in their home. Their names are now withheld while police contact their relatives. Pastor Jackie Robinson Sr, of Oak Grove Baptist Church, said that an older son related to the two children wasn't home when the killings occurred. Read More »

Civil rights activist Erica Garner declared brain-dead after coma


Erica Garner became an outspoken - and unfiltered - critic on Twitter. Her family were being called to the hospital to say their final goodbyes. Erica Garner suffered a massive heart attack that was triggered by an asthma attack. Over the holiday weekend a statement from her Twitter account from the family asked "that you take this holiday to enjoy your loved ones and for self care". Read More »

'Scared' pregnant woman found murdered after cops blow off frantic 911 call


Neighbors reportedly called police on Wednesday after they heard cries from the couple's toddler and the sound of someone or something falling down the stairs, a police source told the New York Post . "I would see them together". A neighbor allegedly called police after hearing a baby crying loudly from inside the home, however, police did not confirm that. Read More »

Barber intentionally snipped customer's ear, cut bald path down head


The unidentified man asked his barber, Khaled A. Shabani, to shave the sides of his head and take an inch off the top. A hair stylist has been arrested after allegedly snipping a customer's ear on goal during a botched haircut. He said that Shabani left his customer "looking a bit like Larry from 'The Three Stooges'". When questioned, the stylist told police the nick on the ear was an accident . Read More »

Trump Attacks Vanity Fair Over Hillary Clinton Video

Among the suggestions: that Clinton take up knitting, volunteer work or any hobby that would keep her from running again for president. The publication later apologised for the video, but did not take it down. The Clinton video is just one of a series in which staffers offer snarky tips and resolutions to well-known politicos. Wintour, however, is the editor in chief of Vogue Magazine and not Vanity Fair . Read More »

United States missions in Turkey to resume full visa services after row


They were restored after Turkey assured US authorities that no other local employees were under investigation and that local staffers wouldn't be detained for doing their jobs, the embassy said in a statement Thursday. It added that Turkey also followed through on assurances that Washington would be informed in advance if authorities meant to detain other staff members in the future. Read More »

2017 a 'nightmare year' for children caught in war zones


It shows groups of weeping children and a severely malnourished baby treated by a UNICEF doctor. It notes a dramatic increase in violence in Central African Republic has led to children being killed, raped, abducted and recruited by armed groups. Read More »

Wind chill advisory issued for parts of central Pa.


In northern Lower Michigan, heavy lake effect snow will continue in west northwest flow favored areas through Wednesday as the coldest air of the winter surges into the Great Lakes, according to the NWS in Gaylord. Hopes for warmer weather will be dashed as temperatures plunge lower through the remainder of 2017. "It is freezing cold but you last, if you from Chicago, you last". Read More »

Barack Obama Weighs In On Meghan Markle During Interview With Prince Harry

He said: "For me, post-Christmas, at this time of year, I just hope everyone out there has had a chance to just think about the things that really matter and the difference that every single one of us can make". " All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet ", said Obama , warning of a "Balkanization" of society. Read More »

Yellow warning for snow and ice across Northern Ireland


Motorists are being warned to be on alert this Thursday morning as a snow and ice warning has been issued for many parts of the country, including Kildare. "Highest temperatures only 1 to 5 degrees". It is also advising motorists to watch out for black ice on untreated roads, saying that it can be nearly transparent. Read More »

State Dept rejects U.S. envoy proposal to stop calling West Bank occupied


The State Department rejected the request, according to Kan , but agreed to take up the subject again in the future. A State Department official said in response that there is no change in US policy regarding the West Bank, and a spokesperson for the USA embassy in Israel called the report "misleading" and "twisted". Read More »

Irishman dies after incident in Australia


According to RTÉ , he has been named locally as Charles McCarthy, who was from Cork but was living in the area with his two children and his wife. The 34-year-old man arrested at the scene has been charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm, having appeared at Perth Magistrate's Court on December 24th. Read More »

Marathon Oil (MRO) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

The company has market cap of $124.18 million. With its industry's trailing twelve months PE 20.9 though compares favourably this might not be right time to buy. Vaughan David Il holds 607,579 shares. The 43160 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.01 per share. Hm Payson & has invested 0.23% in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC). Read More »