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Coldest temps, wind chills of season coming Wednesday morning

Coldest temps, wind chills of season coming Wednesday morning It is about to get colder in North Carolina! Ready or not, here comes a shot of biting winds and unseasonably cold weather that will last through Saturday, although the windiest part of the forecast is the next 24 hours. Thursday and Friday morning will still be cold, but not as drastic with morning temperatures each day around 30. Some light accumulations could result from Wednesday night into ea... [Full Article...]

EU, Japan and USA seek to level global trade playing field

EU, Japan and USA seek to level global trade playing field Without naming the U.S., an official statement said, " India is surprised and deeply disappointed that despite an overwhelming majority of members reiterating it, a major member country has reneged on a commitment made two years ago to deliver a solution of critical importance for addressing hunger in some of the poorest countries of the world". [Full Article...]

Local legislators back Duterte on extending martial law

Local legislators back Duterte on extending martial law Duterte, in a letter dated December 8 and addressed to Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, formally asked Congress to extend martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus for one year or until December 31, 2018. [Full Article...]

EasyJet Gets EU Approval For Air Berlin Assets

EasyJet Gets EU Approval For Air Berlin Assets The Austrian government has agreed to repatriate any passengers of Air Berlin unit Niki stranded overseas by cancelled return flights, a Transport Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. Niki offers flights from Vienna and Dusseldorf to mainly Mediterranean locations with a fleet of about 20 Airbus SE A321 aircraft which are part of the Lufthansa bid. [Full Article...]

It feels like Eid, say Saudi film enthusiasts

It feels like Eid, say Saudi film enthusiasts Saudi Arabia began closing movie theaters after it embraced an extremely conservative interpretation of Islam in 1979. Many of Saudi Arabia's clerics view Western movies and even Arabic films made in Egypt as sinful. A statement carried by the state-run SPA news agency, said that film content "will be subject to censorship " to ensure films do not contradict Islamic law and the kingdom's mora... [Full Article...]

Hyderabad: When mutton soup solved a murder case

Hyderabad: When mutton soup solved a murder case Swathi, who hails from Nagarkurnool district in Telangana, was married to Sudhakar Reddy and had a child with him, but she fell in love with Rajesh , a physiotherapist. "Later, they moved the body into the boot of a vehicle and dumped the body in the forest area in Nawabpet in Mahbubnagar district", the DSP said . She killed her husband and threw acid on Rajesh's face and tried to pass h... [Full Article...]

Hailed As Heroes: These Officers Stopped The New York Bomb Suspect

Hailed As Heroes: These Officers Stopped The New York Bomb Suspect New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio calls the blast that injured four an " attempted terrorist attack ". O'Neill said the NYPD will review security camera footage of the incident and conduct a full investigation, including of Ullah's background. [Full Article...]

Netflix cuts ties with kids exec Andy Yeatman

Netflix cuts ties with kids exec Andy Yeatman A spokesman for Netflix confirmed to C21 that Yeatman was no longer employed by the company. Yeatman made the comments earlier this month at a children's soccer game in the Los Angeles area. "I am obviously very disappointed in Netflix's decision to write my character off of The Ranch ", he said in a statement responding to his firing. [Full Article...]

Blue Origin Launches New Crew Capsule on Third New Shepard Rocket

The uncrewed, straight-up, straight-down trip was conducted at Blue Origin's testing ground in West Texas. Blue Origin's " Mannequin Skywalker " has rocketed nearly all the way to space, just in time for the new Star Wars movie. The recent flight was the third New Shepard tail number to fly. It did not immediately release any data from the test dummy sensors. Blue Origin returned to it... [Full Article...]

CNN's Jake Tapper freezes Roy Moore spokesman over ignorant Bible claim

CNN's Jake Tapper freezes Roy Moore spokesman over ignorant Bible claim Then tonight, Crockett went on television to condemn homosexuality. Crockett reiterated similar claims Moore has made throughout his campaign and career, namely that the country "was founded on the Christian Bible". Mr. Crockett remained silent, his mouth gaping, for several seconds. However, it was Tapper's savage response to a question about Moore's assertion that Muslims shouldn't... [Full Article...]

Theresa May Faces Parliamentary Showdown With Brexit Rebels

Theresa May Faces Parliamentary Showdown With Brexit Rebels The PM's lack of a majority leaves her vulnerable to any Commons revolt and with up to 20 Tory MPs set to side with Grieve, she could face a damaging blow to her authority. Signalling support for Mr Grieve's amendment and a similar measure proposed by Labour, shadow Brexit minister Matthew Pennycook said: " Tory rebels have talked the talk, now they must walk the walk. [Full Article...]

Facebook 'destroying society' says man whose job was to sign you up

Facebook 'destroying society' says man whose job was to sign you up Facebook has hit back at claims of Chamath Palihapitiya, a former company executive, who claimed that social media was "ripping society apart". Palihapitiya believes that people need to break from these "social tools" more often. "Misinformation, mistruth. And it's not an American problem - this is not about Russians ads", Palihapitiya said. "This is a global problem", he said. [Full Article...]

U.S. wholesale-level inflation rate near 6-year high

U.S. wholesale-level inflation rate near 6-year high Economists believe inflation will rise next year after Republicans in the U.S. Congress approved plans for sweeping tax cuts, including slashing the corporate income tax rate to about 20 percent from 35 percent. "The pickup over the year will be welcomed by the Fed as an indication that inflation is gradually moving up", said Sarah House, an economist at Wells Fargo Securities in Charlotte, North ... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Smith says she'll run in 2018

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Smith says she'll run in 2018 A soft-spoken, smiling presence at the state capitol, Smith is credited with playing quiet but key roles in the response to the 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis - when she was chief of staff to the city's mayor - and in the building of a new Vikings stadium when she filled the same role for Dayton. [Full Article...]

Omarosa Manigault Newman is leaving the White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman is leaving the White House A White House official, who spoke on condition of anonymity with NBC News, said that Tillerson's allies in the administration were scarce after months of clashing with the president. Manigault Newman gained notoriety as a villain on " The Apprentice ". Manigault's official title was director of communications for the White House Public Liaison Office, but in reality she had a more undefined po... [Full Article...]

Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Shooting of Ind. State Trooper

Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Shooting of Ind. State Trooper Evans was "struck in the head", but managed to return fire, according to ISP. Evans then returned to his auto and gave chase for a short distance until Kays was able to escape. Todd Ringle wrote on Twitter. Police didn't detail the trooper's injuries, but television video showed him sitting up on a gurney holding a hand to his head while being taken into University of Louisville Hospital in Ke... [Full Article...]

Low-key birthday for superstar Rajinikanth who turns 67

Low-key birthday for superstar Rajinikanth who turns 67 Today is Rainikanth's birthday, and as he turns 67 years old today, the biggest Indian superstar of all time has once again said no to big and bombastic celebrations, and will instead be spending his time at a secret location in his town. "Here you go! The king of style, our Superstar's Kaala 2nd look", he tweeted, and used the hashtag, #theswagofsuperstar. Also, Rajinikanth's son in law, Dha... [Full Article...]

Al-Quds to remain Palestine's capital: Rouhani

Al-Quds to remain Palestine's capital: Rouhani According to al-Ayyam, a Palestinian young man was shot and seriously injured by Israeli forces allegedly for possessing a knife near Ariel settlement bloc in the northern West Bank. About 27 Palestinians were wounded by live fire or rubber bullets throughout the day, the Red Crescent said. He said in an English tweet earlier that the USA decision "is only seeking to secure the maximum interests... [Full Article...]

Google shares its Year in Search 2017 trending topics

Google shares its Year in Search 2017 trending topics With the new year just around the corner, Google has now published its 2017 Year in Search and it offers valuable insights of the things that caught users' attention most in 2017. But amazingly, Game of Thrones only came in fourth after web series-turned Netflix original 13 Reasons Why in second and, wait for it, Big Brother Brasil in third. [Full Article...]

SpaceX delivery delayed a day; 1st reused rocket for NASA

SpaceX delivery delayed a day; 1st reused rocket for NASA CRS-13 and SLC-40 are codes for the mission name-Commercial Resupply Service-13-and the launch site-Space Launch Complex 40. But it is not the first recycled rocket: NASA's space shuttle was the original reusable spacecraft, undertaking 135 missions and each time shedding only its fuel tank. [Full Article...]


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