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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 »

Lakers' Lonzo Ball Buys LaVar Ball $400K Rolls Royce For Christmas


We had our office vehicle experts check the ride out, and it looks to be a Rolls-Royce Dawn, which retails around $350K. good use of Lonzo's $6 million salary from the Lakers this year. He has a contusion on his right quadriceps and is dealing with tendinitis in his left quadriceps. The rookie initially thought he would be ready for their Christmas Day matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves , but he started to experience swelling in his shoulder the next day. Read More »

Erdogan calls Syria's Assad a terrorist

The top presidential aide also said that the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) continues restoration work for historical buildings in the country and will take more steps in this regard. Erdogan earlier visited Sudan and Chad, where he signed military and economic deals. He touched upon the ongoing economic obstacles following the revolution in 2011, as well as the issue of security, which poses a threat to tourism in the country. Read More »

Trump says passage of GOP tax bill will spur bipartisan healthcare reform


The CBO put out a report on the GOP tax bill explaining how the tax bill would not live up to what was promised, noting that the bill will reduce billions of dollars in revenue between 2018-2027. In the 4th Congressional District, 80 percent of filers file using the standard deduction. But the expanded child credit helps offset the law's elimination of personal exemptions for children and parents that until now has reduced taxable income. Read More »

Government to table triple talaq bill in Parliament today


But in August, the Supreme Court had ruled that the practice is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional". "This law is for women's rights and justice and not regarding any prayer, ritual or religion", Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said while tabling the Bill for debate amidst noisy scenes from those opposed to it. Read More »

Moon: Deal with Japan on 'comfort women' flawed

South Korea wants Japan to take legal responsibility and provide due compensation. Moon's statement in which he vows unspecified follow-up measures to meet the victims' demands potentially throws the future of the deal in doubt, two years after both countries declared it as "final and irreversible". Read More »

Kabul: At least 40 feared dead after multiple blasts rock Afghanistan's capital


Witnesses reported that at least two other explosions followed in the area, the Qalay Nazer neighborhood in western Kabul , including one blast at the entrance of the Afghan Voice Agency. We have 40 killed, 30 wounded, but this is not the final toll. IS also claimed Monday's attack on the National Directorate of Security spy agency in a statement via their Amaq propaganda arm. Read More »

Human rights of Jadhav's family were violated again and again: EAM Swaraj


She emphasised that both the wife and the mother were asked to remove their bindis and jewellery, which had led Jadhav to ask about the welfare of his father as soon as they sat down for the meeting. Making a stinging attack on Pakistan, she said an emotional meeting of a mother with his son and of a wife with her husband after 22 months has been "used" by Pakistan as a "tool of propaganda". Read More »

Narendra Modi enjoys coffee at Indian Coffee House in Shimla


Modi shared images of his trip to the Himalayan state on social media. "In Shimla , relished coffee at the Indian Coffee House and reminisced old days". They went berserk to shake hands with him and to take a selfie. When he studied in India, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai was a frequent visitor, too. Read More »

Indian Army kills 3 Pakistan soldiers in cross LoC firing


One other soldier was injured in the unprovoked incident of firing by Indian troops. After Saturday's shooting, the Indian military had said in a statement that the soldiers' killings "will not go in vain". However, Intelligence sources suggest there could be more casualties. After the raid, there was heavy firing on both sides; intermittent firing was still continuing at the time of filing this report. Read More »

Texas man gets back at Grinch who stole his Christmas decorations


A Texas homeowner who was upset about his holiday decorations being stolen on Christmas Eve made a decision to get even by starring the thief in his new yard display. "We're going to watch this Grinch and just sit around and enjoy the night", said Lamkin. This man wasn't the only " Grinch " to come out during this festive season. Read More »

Putin Critic Navalny's Presidential Bid Blocked by Election Body


Russian anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny addresses a protest against new anti-terrorism legislation approved by President Vladimir Putin that critics say will curb basic freedoms and make it easier for the authorities to stifle dissent, in Moscow's Sokolniki park, Russia, August 9, 2016. Read More »

Florida bald eagles await arrival of 2 eaglets


The pair has spent about a month taking turns sitting on the two eggs. "Hopefully the second egg isn't too far behind". CNN, The Weather Channel, local news stations across the country - and WINK News, of course - have run live streams from the cameras, spreading the latest chapter in a story that's featured a fight over Harriet between two lovers , the hatching of two baby eaglets and repeated injuries to one of those eaglets. Read More »

Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 87th time as President


Air Force records . President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE visited his West Palm Beach, Fla., golf course the day after Christmas. Read More »