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Extreme cold warning conitnues


Another day, another extreme cold warning in Toronto . "A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected", Environment Canada's weather advisory read. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill. "Check on older family, friends and neighbours". "If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside", the weather service stated. Read More »

President Trump Booster David Clarke threatens to create media 'own blood taste'

Clarke , who resigned as a sheriff in August, tweeted, "BREAKING NEWS!" Black filed a report against Clarke. Dark had shaken his head after he perceived Clarke and they had a short discussion, and Clarke took it as a slight. "I am UNINTIMIDATED by lib media attempts to smear and discredit me with their FAKE NEWS reports created to silence me". Clarke added that the best way to get a bully's attention, similar to the "lying lib media", is to "give them a taste of their own blood". Read More »

Pittsburgh-Area Man Arrested In Virginia For Possible Ties To ISIS

According to WUSA, Duncan's relatives said he had converted to Islam, may have been "radicalized", and he and his wife had planned to travel to Turkey. In August 2017, an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation employee identified an encrypted messaging account associated with Duncan and, posing as a co-conspirator, used the account to ask Duncan if he had any connections in Syria, the affidavit alleges; Duncan answered, "No a couple have been marytred (sic)", the document says. Read More »

Dog-Experiment Protesters Arrested on Belk Bowl Field


Colburn had a 1-yard touchdown with 2:18 left in the game to give the Demon Deacons the lead. Wake is looking to win back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 2007-08, while A&M is trying to snap a three-game bowl losing streak. Then to even the special teams outburst, Jessie Bates III returned a punt 59 yards for a Wake Forest touchdown early in the second quarter. The second score came after Texas A&M ran into the kicker on a missed field goal attempt, giving the Demon Deacons ... Read More »

Analysts See $1.55 EPS for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

It has outperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. Uss Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 20% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mogy Joel R Investment Counsel reported 61,170 shares. 160,306 were reported by Envestnet Asset Management. 428.17 million shares or 0.49% more from 426.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Read More »

UNESCO 'regrets' Israel's withdrawal


Israel and the United States will remain as observer states of UNESCO, whose full name is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Tensions had been bubbling since UNESCO controversially admitted Palestine as a member state in 2011 - a move opposed by the USA and Israel, who argue that any recognition of Palestinian statehood must await a negotiated Middle East peace deal. Read More »

At least two dead in anti-Kabila protests


Authorities have banned demonstrations and gatherings of more than five people, with regular checkpoints and security checkpoints established throughout the countryside. They are now scheduled for December 2018. Opposition leader Vital Kamerhe told Reuters that security forces fired tear gas into the Paroisse Saint Michel during the mass he was attending. Read More »

12 killed in fiery plane crash in Costa Rica


Cubillo said the cause was under investigation. The ministry also said later that 10 foreigners were passengers aboard the plane, which was flown by two Costa Rican pilots. Authorities said they were traveling to the area to recover the victims' bodies. Former Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said on Twitter that her cousin was one of the victims killed in the crash. Read More »

Paul Pogba Urges Teammates to "Wake Up" After Embarrassing Draw


United have now drawn three league games in a row since losing to Bristol City in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup, in what has proved to be a damaging December for the Red Devils. United's miserable Christmas continued as they backed up draws against Leicester and Burnley with another stalemate, with the manner of this lame performance arguably the most worrying for boss Jose Mourinho . Read More »

New Year celebrations start across globe


Thousands were seen cheering and wishing each other as the sky above the Auckland's Sky Tower was all lit with wonderful firework display. Countries like New Zealand and Austrailia have ushered in the new year and marked its beginning with stunning fireworks. Read More »

New England Patriots vs New York Jets


New England Patriots fans are going to want to mark Week 17 of the 2017 season down in their calendars as the day that Tom Brady threw a block by design on a running play. Cooks worked free to catch a 5-yard touchdown pass for a 14-3 lead. The Jets (5-11) ended their season with a 26-6 loss to the Patriots on Sunday as Petty finished the game 19-for-36 for 232 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. Read More »

Roman Catholic Pope Francis prays for Egypt's Helwan church attack victims


The World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit has condemned the twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of Cairo in which 12 people were killed. Egypt's Health Ministry spokesman says at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, have been killed in a shootout outside a south Cairo church. Read More »

Houston police say man had guns, ammunition in downtown hotel room


The suspect's Chevrolet Silverado was also reportedly towed and inspected. Multiple weapons were found after searching the suspect's vehicle, Houston Police said. After the string of tragic mass shootings this year, any crowded public venue is a high security risk. The Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Houston is seen above. Read More »

Five Congress MLAs in Meghalaya quit legislature


The Congress's strength in the 60-member House has now come down to 24, but the government will survive with the help of nine Independent MLAs. "There was ill treatment against me and my constituency, so I left", he said. According to Tynsong, it is the NPP which is an alternative to Congress and so they have joined the NPP even as he added that out of several MLAs of Congress, five were joining NPP, while one was going to PDF and three others were retiring. Read More »

Florida minimum wage set to rise Monday


Employees at smaller firms will reach $15 an hour in 2023. According to the Economic Policy Institute, roughly 59,000 non-tipped minimum wage earners will see an increase next year. The new minimum wage is part of the Ontario Liberal government's plan to boost it to the $15 in 2019. OH is one of 18 states raising minimum wages in 2018; the federal rate will remain $7.25 an hour. Read More »

Suspects arrested in Troy Quadruple homicide plead not guilty to murder charges


Apprehended using security camera footage, Schenectady men Justin C. Mann, 24, and James W. White, 38, were arraigned Saturday in Troy City Court on several charges, including first-degree murder and second-degree murder. The suspects were sent to the Rensselaer County Jail to await their next court appearance, on Thursday. "It's a great relief". The two women were in a relationship, Tedesco said. Read More »

Israeli jets strike Gaza after shelling with 'Iran-supplied missiles'


The IDF's operation is a sharp response to an earlier attack, when three mortar shells were fired against the Israeli territory on Friday, 29 December. Muslih's death brings to 13 the number of Palestinians killed since US President Donald Trump announced on 6 December that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv. Read More »

Doug Jones certified as Alabama's senator-elect; Roy Moore's lawsuit dismissed


However, on Thursday afternoon Alabama Circuit Court Judge Johnny Hardwick dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice , meaning Moore can not re-file another lawsuit with the same claims . Moore alleges "election fraud," saying high Democratic turnout in key areas was statistically unlikely. He was ousted from his position as the state's top judge after he told after members of the judiciary to ignore a US Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. Read More »

S. Korea Seizes Chinese Tanker for Sanctions-Busting


The officials behind the allegations say there is no evidence of Russian government knowledge or involvement. However, Reuters noted it was "unable to independently verify that the vessels had transferred fuel to North Korean vessels, whether the Russian state knew about the sales or how many Russian vessels were involved in the transfers". Read More »

"Mann Ki Baat" becomes the most trending hashtag on Twitter in 2017


He say's, "New India needs to find ways. make plans regarding how we could accomplish our goals by 2022 and how we could build an India that our freedom fighters dreamt of?" In 2017's final edition of Mann ki Baat , Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi , on Sunday began his address to the nation through his monthly radio program. Read More »

Pakistan army, Nawaz Sharif likely to reach political deal


Sharif will be expected to tone down his barbed attacks against the military and in exchange some sort of deal could be in the offing under which Shahbaz Sharif would be given the military's endorsement as the country's next prime minister while Nawaz Sharif would be allowed to retain his position as the president of the ruling PML-N party. Read More »

Battle Over Contested Virginia House Of Delegates Seat Will Drag On


Simonds has said her attorneys weren't afforded the same opportunity to contest ballots during the final court hearing to certify the recount results. The Virginia Board of Elections said it will pick the winner's name in the Newport News-based 94th District next Thursday, unless a recount court decides to intervene. Read More »

St Petersburg supermarket blast suspect arrested


Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov would not say what made authorities to disclose the attack an activity of terrorism. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosion, according to SITE, a group that monitors IS statements. "What would have happened if those hundreds, thousands ... had come back to us, trained, armed and well-prepared?" he said. Saint Petersburg's subway was targeted by a bomb attack in April that left 15 dead and dozens wounded, claimed by a little-known group ... Read More »

United States said to have negotiated "significant" UN budget cut

The U.N. also claims to have reduced its "bloated management and support functions", and instilled other things like "more discipline and accountability". Haley said there might be further budget cuts in the future. USA ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said that the "inefficiency and overspending" of the organization is well-known, and she would not let "the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of". Read More »

Indian troops killed, 3 injured in Pulwama attack


Heavily armed militants entered the camp at around 2.10 a.m., after hurling grenades and resorting to gunfire. The CRPF official said, "Fidayeen managed to enter Lethpora camp at 0210hrs". The injured were rushed to a hospital and senior CRPF and state police officers reached the CRPF camp. A unit of the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed that called itself the "Afzal Guru squad" claimed the attack. Read More »

Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians


Police have stepped up security measures around churches ahead of Coptic Christmas celebrations on January 7, deploying officers outside Christian places of worship and setting up metal detectors at some of the bigger churches. A witness who did not want to give his name said the policeman was killed while he was closing the church gate to stop the gunman getting in. According to Ministry of Interior, three terrorists tried to shoot in church and detonate explosives. Read More »

Downer tip off helped start Russian Federation probe


Four former and current officials with knowledge of the situation told the Times that Australian officials then informed their USA counterparts, which may have then triggered the July 2016 investigation. Australia passed the information on to the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the Democratic emails were leaked, according to The Times , which cited four current and former US and foreign officials with direct knowledge of the Australians' role. Read More »

It's Now Official: George Weah Is Liberia's President-Elect

More African leaders are extending congratulations to the newly elected president of Liberia, George Weah . " George Weah gave his first public address as Liberia's president-elect Saturday, telling potential investors that the nation is 'open and ready for business" and calling on Liberians who live overseas to come home. Read More »

Pence neighbors in Aspen hang 'Make America Gay Again' banner


The banners were hung by their daughters, and their action had the full support of their parents, Shannon Slade, a girlfriend of one of the daughters, who was also involved in the action, told the Aspen Times . As Indiana governor, he signed into law legislation that gives businesses the ability to discriminate against the LGBT community, according to the Post . Read More »

12 fire crews tackle central Manchester apartments blaze


The city's fire brigade urged people to stay away from the area and to close their windows and doors if they live nearby. In a statement, the Manchester Fire Department said: 'We're now tackling a fire on the 9th floor of a 12 storey building on Joiner Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter. Read More »

Soldier Home For The Holidays Died While Saving Lives in Bronx Fire


A soldier who was home for the holidays died in the fatal Bronx fire on Thursday after he rushed in and out of the apartment building helping to save lives. The door was. I couldn't see the door. I left my cell phone there, I took only my wallet. "I'm relieved I'm alive, but at the same time, it's like, where do I go?" the 40-year-old said. Read More »

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attacks in Kabul


The ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency said the terror group carried out the attack. Officials said that at least two other suicide bombers also used grenades in the attack. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said attack on cultural centers shows "depth of terrorists' hatred towards freedom of speech, awareness and unity among the Afghans". Read More »