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Winter Weather Advisory Issued

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Plan on accumulating snow to impact your Thursday morning commute. This strong low pressure system has the potential to bring significant snow and ice accumulations to southern IN and central KY. In terms of snowfall totals, we're looking at a general "coating to an inch" across Northeast Kansas, with the "heavier" amounts farther north/west (where it will be raining/snowing first). Read More »

Models for Obama Presidential Center Released

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Lipson said. The library's design and location has been a source of controversy itself within the Chicago community. "Instead", Mr. Lipson continued, "the former president chose a much fancier, high-profile site on the lake, one with virtually no public transportation". Read More »

#DoItForDolly: Tragic death of Warwick girl sparks campaign

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The parents of Amy "Dolly" Everett, who appeared in a popular advertising campaign for Akubra when she was 8, said she was a "caring, lovely soul" and expressed hope that her death would raise awareness about bullying and harassment . In a statement, Akubra said that it was "shocked and distressed" to hear of Dolly's death years after she had been the face of their company. Akubra hats also posted a tribute to the teen, who was the face of their past Christmas advertisements, ... Read More »

Missing University of Pennsylvania student found dead, Police searching suspect

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College sophomore Blaze Bernstein was identified on January 10 as the body found dead in Borrego Park, according to spokesperson Carrie Braun of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Eventually, the location device on Bernstein's phone stopped functioning and the phone was turned off at 11:30 p.m., Donna said. "He didn't have anything with him", Della Donna said Friday in an interview with CBS Los Angeles. Read More »

In last state of state, Christie warns Trenton, successor

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He will leave office January 16, giving way to Phil Murphy, the Democrat who easily defeated Mr. Christie's hand-picked successor. Finally, he addressed the people of New Jersey. He was a bit more circumspect on the issue of the Sandy recovery, conceding the results "were not always flawless". "I leave it next week even prouder to be one of you". Read More »

Vermont Legislature Votes to Legalize Cannabis

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Nationwide support is similarly strong. Six the states that have legalized recreational marijuana now have laws in place that let adults purchase retail weed from legal dispensaries - Alaska, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington state. Read More »

Doctor Accused of Having Wife Killed to Protect Drug Empire

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Augello, of Petersburg, is being charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder of James Kauffman, racketeering and leader charge. In 2013, James Kauffman filed a lawsuit against a life insurance company to receive a payout for his wife, but the company said it could not give him the money until it verified that he wasn't involved in her death, according to the Press of Atlantic City. Read More »

Ockhi fund spent for Kerala CM's travel for party meetings

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On 26 December, Vijayan returned back to state capital Trivandrum in a helicopter after attending an organizational event of his Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPM in Thrissur district. This gives the lie to the claim of the chief minister's office that the chief minister had been in the dark about the order. On Monday, Kerala's disaster management department issued an order sanctioning Rs8 lakh from its coffers for the helicopter ride, which was strongly criticised by opposition ... Read More »

SC questions school prayer in Kendriya Vidyalayas, sends Centre notice seeking response

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His children graduated from a Kendriya Vidyalaya school. The court had noted that advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who had petitioned it for this directive, was also spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit. Article 28 of the Constitution says "No religious instruction shall be provided in any educational institution wholly maintained out of State funds". Read More »

Anthony Weiner And Huma Abedin Will Settle Divorce Out Of Court

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According to Page Six , Abedin was set to appear in court on Wednesday for a compliance conference, but instead, her lawyer submitted paperwork signed by both parties agreeing to end the case. The former NY congressman is serving a almost two-year federal prison sentence following his conviction on charges that stemmed from sexting with a 15-year-old girl. Read More »

CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams begin on March 5

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While class 10 board exams will continue till 4 April, for class 12 students the exam will continue till 12 April 2018. This is the time of the year when lakhs of students across the country start gearing up for what they now imagine to be the most hard exam of their lives. Read More »

Ethiopia bans foreign adoptions

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Ethiopian lawmakers passed a resolution Tuesday that will ban foreign adoption of Ethiopian children amid concerns of mistreatment overseas. Ethiopian children account for about 20% of those adopted internationally by people in the USA, reports BBC Africa . Read More »

Here's who's going to be lead in Akshay Kumar's Kesari

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The official announcement of this news was made by the film's producer, Karan Johar. "The lead actress in #KESARI is. PARINEETI CHOPRA! ". Akshay had unveiled the first look of the film through his Twitter account and wrote, "Feeling nothing but huge pride and gratitude while sharing this. Read More »

Whatever J&K should get, it will get from India: Mehbooba Mufti

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The PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti said Gandhiji saw a ray of hope in Jammu and Kashmir as it was the only state which did not see any massacre during partition. "They were not ready to talk", she added . You can take a horse to a stream but cannot force it to drink, she added. Talking about the Kashmir issue, the J&K CM said, "All the people of J&K, be it of mainstream or out of the mainstream, will get whatever they want from this country only". Read More »

Kashmiri teen blinded by pellets gets gas agency

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Once aspiring to be a doctor, the girl was blinded by the pellet gun injuries she had received in the summer of 2016 but nevertheless continued her studies and qualified her class X board exams on Tuesday. "She read the question papers for me because I can't read and then wrote the answers as dictated by me". J&K's former chief minister and opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah took to twitter to felicitate Insha. Read More »

Israel Attacks in Syria

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Israel has pledged to prevent Syrian territory being used for Iran to set up bases or transfer high-quality weaponry to Lebanon's Hezbollah group, which has been helping Assad in the six-year-old conflict. On Tuesday evening, the Syrian Foreign Ministry sent a letter to the UN Security Council in protest of the airstrike on a Syrian military base, which the country alleges was carried out by Israel. Read More »

GOP congressman says he won't run for re-election

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He almost lost his seat in 2016 winning by less than one percentage. For a year, hundreds of activists have appeared weekly outside of Issa's office to protest. Four Democrats, including Applegate , have already announced they will run for Issa's seat. DCCC spokesman Drew Godinich said in a statement that "California Republicans clearly see the writing on the wall and realize that their party and its priorities are toxic to their re-election chances in 2018". Read More »

Trump Attacks "Sneaky" Feinstein Over Testimony Release

That stated, the California Democrat's release of the Simpson interviews caught Republicans unexpectedly and offered explosive new particulars that each parties will look to make use of their benefit within the myriad of investigations happening on Capitol Hill surrounding the Trump campaign, Russia, the FBI, and the Department of Justice . Read More »

Chart: Marijuana stocks stumble, then rebound after Sessions announcement

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Marijuana has been legal under OR law since July 2015, but it remains illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. But critics say the move could cause chaos and confusion and have adverse effects on people of colour. "The decision to rescind the Cole and Wilkinson memos undermines Nevada's $622 million dollar industry, threatens almost $1 billion in new investments, and jeopardizes thousands of new jobs and more than $60 million dollars in tax revenue for the State". Read More »

Three Injured in Fire Atop NY's Trump Tower, Officials Say

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A fire that broke out on the roof of Trump Tower in NY has been contained, firefighters have said. "There was a small electrical fire in a cooling tower on the roof of Trump Tower, " the president's son Eric wrote on Twitter. We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. A CNN reporter said in a tweet that the fire has been contained and noted that traffic is blocked in the area. Read More »

Kasur rape case is a huge test for courts as well

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How long will we be silent about child abuse? "How was our child kidnapped from a busy market?" The sources have confirmed that when the incident occurred the minor's parents were in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. Police say at least 90 potential suspects have had their DNA tested. The case has hit a nerve following a series of incidents involving the sexual abuse of children in the country. Read More »

Anti-Sikh riots cases to be re-investigated

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Rampaging mobs had killed around 3,000 Sikhs in Delhi and elsewhere across India in the aftermath of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's assassination by two of her security guards on October 31, 1984, in the national capital. The remaining nine were being investigated by the SIT, including two being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the government had said. Kahlon, a member of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, had sought the court's direction for setting up ... Read More »

Corbyn: May's reshuffle is a 'pointless and lacklustre PR exercise'

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The warning comes following the prime minister's reshuffle, which saw health secretary Jeremy Hunt have social care added to his job title. Mrs May again defended preparations and said "record funding" was being put in. Mrs May told MPs she would look into the case and went on to say: "Week in and week out, in the run-up to Christmas and now today, what (Mr Corbyn) is doing is giving the impression of a National Health Service that is failing everybody that goes to use the NHS". Read More »

Oprah Winfrey 'thinking' about running for president

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But I don't think she's actively considering it at this time". "I like Oprah ", Trump said, adding, "I don't think she's going to run". The White House has already chimed in on Monday, welcoming Winfrey as a potential Trump rival. What Democrats need is a candidate who is willing to back the myriad progressive issues which have always been supported by the majority of Americans , and who will gladly trade political expediency for popular support. Read More »

Warm Wednesday, then cold front enters Topeka area, with snow expected overnight

South wind 13 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 26 miles per hour. “It is along and after the passage of the cold front that the valleys should experience their best chance of snow, ” the Weather Service warned. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 46 and an overnight low of 23. Read More »

State Department Approves Possible $133.3 Million Missile Deal With Japan

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Trump, went ahead after the summit with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe , saying the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea was over and added that the two countries were working to counter the "dangerous aggressions". The proposal to build two Aegis Ashore batteries without the missiles will likely cost at least $2 billion and was not likely to be operational until 2023 at the earliest, sources familiar with the plan told Reuters in December. Read More »

OU Gymnast Speaks Out On Sexual Abuse

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Manly represents 107 females suing two institutions that employed Nassar: USA Gymnastics , the Indianapolis-based group that trains Olympians; and Michigan State University. When Nichols' coach learned of Nassar's unorthodox treatments, the story unraveled, including a friendship on Facebook which Nichols now recognizes as typical grooming by an abuser toward a young victim. Read More »

Dense fog warning issued by Met Office

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It is in place from 7pm tonight to 11am on Thursday morning. Heavy fog today in towns like Letterkenny is to continue tomorrow with subzero temperatures overnight, according to Met Eireann . While there will be some bright or sunny spells, a "good deal of cloud" is also forecast. "It will be chilly tomorrow with mist and fog patches lingering through the morning". Read More »

Syria Denounces Israel's Air and Missile Attack, Shot one Jeet

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At least 18 people have been killed in a auto bomb blast in Idlib, Syria's largest rebel-held city, activists and a war monitoring group said. It is fighting alongside the Fateh al-Sham Front, a former al-Qaeda affiliate, to repel a Syrian army offensive launched past year. Read More »

Anurag Kashyap hails SC order on anthem

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The court has also ordered that a government commission be established to recommend further decisions on whether the anthem should be played in theatres. Justice D Y Chandrachud, one of the judges on the bench, was especially vocal in his criticism of the Order, saying that people need not wear their patriotism "on their sleeves". Read More »

China could slow/halt US Treasury purchases

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China has the world's biggest currency reserves, approximately $3 trillion, and is the biggest foreign holder of US government debt, with $1.19 trillion in Treasuries as of October 2017, data from the Treasury Department show. China's purchases of Treasuries will slow when its trade surplus slows. The yield on 10-year Treasuries was four basis points higher at 2.59 percent as of 12:16 p.m.in London, reversing a decline to 2.54 percent earlier Wednesday. Read More »