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Heavy Snow And High Winds Pound The East Coast

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A brutal winter storm smacked the coastal Southeast with a rare blast of snow and ice Wednesday, hitting parts of Florida, Georgia and SC with their heaviest snowfall in almost three decades. In order to qualify as a "bomb", a storm's pressure has to drop at least 24 millibars in less than 24 hours; it's actually a marker of how quickly a storm strengthens. Read More »

Jake Tapper Cuts off Stephen Miller on CNN

Miller has a record of going ballistic when appearing before news cameras, but Sunday's act was astonishing. Stephen Miller attends a meeting between US President Donald Trump and small business leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 30, 2017. Read More »

Guardiola urges Aguero to hit the heights with Jesus on the mend

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There have also been reports that all is not well between player and manager, but Guardiola has again dismissed such talk and says Aguero is "essential" to his plans. If necessary, the likes of Raheem Sterling or Bernardo Silva could play up front, but not Kevin De Bruyne . He played at the Nou Camp last season as a striker. Read More »

Carlos Tevez rejoins Boca Juniors for third stint

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The 33-year-old is widely believed to be the best-paid player in the world, but, after failing to settle in China and scoring just four goals in 16 league appearances for Shenhua, he seems eager to give it up and go back to his former club. Read More »

Syrian Civilians Reported Killed East of Damascus

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But aid agencies said medical centres were hit in the most recent air strikes, including a maternity hospital in Maarrat al-Numan, in Idlib province, which was reported to have been targeted at least three times in four days. A government forces base, the only one in the region, was surrounded by rebels earlier this week. In a separate development, the Russian defence ministry denied a report in the newspaper Kommersant that seven Russian military planes had been destroyed by rebel ... Read More »

Elina Svitolina cruises to Brisbane International title ahead of Australian Open

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She felt her and Sevastova were almost even in the semifinal encounter:"I was very close to Anastasija". Svitolina smothered Sasnovich from all parts of the court over the course of 61 minutes. Svitolina, having landed her first silverware of the season, heads to the Australian Open with her eyes fixed firmly on a maiden Grand Slam trophy. Read More »

Sydney set to swelter as temps hit 45C

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In the western suburbs, the mercury will soar to 45degC in Penrith . Surfer Brenton Fisher cools off on Tamarama beach in Sydney . On Sunday, the city was originally forecast to hit 40 degrees, but shot past that before midday. "People should understand that the fine is around $1,300 if we catch you throwing a lit cigarette in a total fire ban". "Ozone levels are higher outdoors than indoors, so limiting time outside during the heat of the day and in the evening would help people to ... Read More »

Assam: BJP President Amit Shah takes blessings from Maa Kamakhya

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BJP president Amit Shah will visit Tripura on January 7 to address rallies in Ambassa and Udaipur. The polls in Tripura and Meghalaya, which have 60 Assembly seats each, is likely to be held in February. "Meghalaya needs a corruption-free government which can work in cooperation with the Modi government to develop the state", he said. NC Debbarma-led faction of Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) on Friday said that the Home Minister Rajnath Singh has agreed to constitute a ... Read More »

Korea state media urges better ties with South ahead of meeting

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This picture taken on Dec. 21, 2017 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on December 22, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivering his speech during the opening of the 5th Conference of Cell Chairpersons of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. Read More »

Two people injured in Stockholm metro station explosion

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The Aftonbladet has reported that the object was a hand grenade - however police have refused to comment. "He has been taken to hospital". The explosion took place just outside the Varby Gard subway station in Huddinge, a residential district that is part of greater Stockholm . Read More »

Pakistan allows use of Chinese yuan for trade, investment

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Ambassador Khalid said China and Pakistan were strategic partners and all weather friends and added that both the countries had historical and deep-rooted relations based on mutual trust. "China shares some of the concerns with the U.S. The U.S.is working with other regional players and it's also not in China's interest in having sanctuary for terrorists in Pakistan", a senior administration official told Newsweek . Read More »

The Voter-Fraud Commission Dies a Partisan Death

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Among those who opposed the president's voter fraud commission was Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who said "I have no intention of honoring this request". Many state governments cited state privacy laws in their responses. But Husted said his office already does post-election investigations into claims of fraud and suppression, so in OH, a federal probe into fraud wasn't necessary. Read More »

Will Trump cut all aid to Palestine and Pakistan?

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Days after President Donald Trump threatened to withhold future aid payments to Palestinians, Axios said the funding was frozen until the United States government finishes its review of aid to the Palestinian Authority. "I find it hard to believe that the Foreign Ministry of Israel opposes a cut to UNRWA - the body that perpetuates the refugee problem instead of solving it and that aids terror in all kinds of ways that have been proven - we have to dismantle as quickly as possible", he ... Read More »

North Korea 'likely' to join Winter Games: IOC official

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Japan's Kyodo News service and broadcaster NHK said Chang was en route to Switzerland to meet with International Olympic Committee officials, according to the AP. The two Koreas have been separated by the world's most heavily militarised border since the Korean War ended in a stalemate in 1953. North Korea agreed to hold official talks with the South next week, the first in more than two years, hours after Washington and Seoul delayed a military exercise amid a standoff over ... Read More »

Florida man calls 911 on himself while drunk driving

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Lester admitted to driving the wrong way near a Publix in Winter Haven. The dispatcher, who did a fantastic job by the way, continually tried to get Michael to pull over, kept him talking, and directed a deputy to Michael's location. Lester was stopped and told deputies he only had two beers, then changed that answer to three or four beers. "Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious crime". Read More »

Turley: Manafort's Lawsuit Against Robert Mueller 'Will Fail Fairly Quickly'

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Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking a judge to declare the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller invalid and to stop the criminal case Mueller's team is pursuing against Manafort. The lawsuit asks a judge to dismiss all actions brought against Manafort by the special counsel's office and to issue an order narrowing the scope of Mueller's investigation to only matters explicitly laid out in the appointment order. Read More »

Sailors Missing After Ships Collide Off China's East Coast

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After the collision a fire broke out on the tanker, which was still burning as of 9am Sunday, the report said. The tanker was still ablaze Sunday, with images broadcast by state television channel CCTV showing the ship in the grip of an intense fire, enveloped in clouds of black smoke. Read More »

Four Powerlifters Killed In Fog Accident In Delhi

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The players met with the accident at 4 am at a place called Alipur village near Singhu border. The official said that the driver was speeding despite dense fog in the area. "We immediately rushed to the spot and found that one Maruti Swift DZire auto bearing number DL 4 CAU 9585 met with an accident near Petrol Pump, while going towards Haryana's Karnal when they were celebrating Rohit's birthday", he added. Read More »

Frozen iguanas fell from trees in South Florida

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The stiffened, cold-blooded animals may attack once they've warmed up, she explained. An arctic blast causing temperatures to plummet in Florida has led to iguanas stiffening up and falling from trees. As New Englanders bundle up and hunker down to ride out the " bomb cyclone " that is now hammering the eastern United States with freezing temperatures, heavy winds and snow, they can take comfort in one thing: at least it's not raining iguanas. Read More »

Four people detained after fatal hot air balloon crash

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The public prosecutor in the sounthern Egyptian city of Luxor ordered the detention of four men pending an investigation into a hot air balloon crash that killed a South African tourist and injured several others, including four New Zealanders, state news agency MENA said on Saturday. Read More »

Former Watergate prosecutor: 'Conspiracy,' not collusion, is main issue in Russian Federation investigation

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A source told the paper that the two exchanged pleasantries by the Trump Tower elevator. Lieu pointed to a Saturday New York Times report that found former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser inadvertently triggered the FBI's investigation into Russian collusion by reportedly drunkenly telling to an Australian diplomat details of Russians possessing Democratic Party emails. Read More »

Lucknow's Haj House painted saffron by Yogi Adityanath govt

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While the presence of Yogi Adityanath was one of the factors, the anticipation of BJP's announcement in the Mahadayi issue was another. Unidentified farmers had entered the high-security on Vidhan Sabha and Kalidas Marg on Saturday under the cover of darkness and fog to throw hundreds of kilos of potatoes, reports Hindustan Times. Read More »

As 'Fire And Fury' Goes On Sale, Trump Attacks Keep Coming

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President Donald Trump continued trying to further discredit a new book , " Fire and Fury ", that paints an unflattering picture of his presidency, calling its author a "fraud" and the book a "work of fiction". He wrote: 'Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart. The president also pushed back on the notion that writer Michael Wolff had extraordinary access to the West Wing, saying he had never sat with Wolff for an ... Read More »

Hip injury is a concern for Konta ahead of Sydney title defence

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She underwent treatment early on in the decider before ending the entertaining match after two hours and 12 minutes, sending 23-year-old Svitolina through to the Brisbane semi-final for the second year in succession. She can play really well, moves well and strikes the ball pretty good. It ended 2012 Brisbane champion Kanepi's storming comeback run that featured straight sets wins in three qualifying and two main draw matches. Read More »

Modi to address officers in-charge of backward districts today

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The "DGPs conference is an annual event in which top police officers from all over the country will share and discuss security-related issues", it said. Senior government officials of the rank of additional secretary and joint secretary have been designated as officers in-charge to coordinate the efforts of the Centre and states in addressing the specific developmental needs of these districts. Read More »

Man Rips Heads Of 20 Chickens Off In Jealous Rage On Christmas

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Devito said that Ulrich asked his buddy to drive him to the homes of people that were reportedly hanging out with his wife. Gregory Ulrich , 28, and 21-year-old John Budnovitch IV, both of Milford, are accused of first smashing the windows of several cars in the Devon area of Milford after leaving a local establishment, then going to two different locations, stealing 20 chickens and killing them with their bare hands, according to police. Read More »

Saudi princes arrested for protesting utility bills at ruling palace

King Salman said he issued the orders after Prince Mohammed , his son and heir, explained that the recent measures "would increase the burden on some citizens", according to the royal decree published by the official Saudi Press Agency. News website sabq.org said the princes had gathered at the Qasr a-Hokm, a historic royal palace, demanding the cancellation of a royal decree that stopped state payment of water and electricity bills for royal family members. Read More »

Firefighter, civilian killed in North Philadelphia blaze

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Thiel said LeTourneau was pinned beneath debris for approximately 30 minutes before rescuers were able to free him. He was pronounced dead at 11:07 a.m. Another person from a neighboring home was taken to Temple University Hospital and was listed in critical condition. Officials say two other firefighters also were injured and taken to the hospital. Read More »

Trump administration sanctions 4 more Venezuelan officials

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The United States imposed sanctions yesterday on four current or former Venezuelan government officials, including an ex-food minister who is accused of corruption and mismanagement of the country's food supply. "While the Maduro regime continues to repress the rights of Venezuelans, the United States stands firmly on the side of the Venezuelan people", he said in a statement. Read More »