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Cuomo signs order on pre-paying taxes, but impact unclear

Cuomo signs order on pre-paying taxes, but impact unclear Andrew Cuomo said Friday. Further, pre-paying school taxes - which is the largest tax bill for most NY homeowners - may not be possible except for residents of a handful of districts. Many but not all do collect before January 1. But the governor' s executive order would override those barriers, said Baynes. Cuomo for several weeks has been taking to the phone lines to talk about how bad t... [Full Article...]

California wildfire is now largest in recorded history

California wildfire is now largest in recorded history High Santa Ana winds literally have been adding fuel to the fires. It started in Ventura County and has been moving across Santa Barbara County. The Thomas fire is the second-largest wildfire in California since 1932, behind the Cedar Fire of 2003, with 110,578 hectares. [Full Article...]

Thomas Fire still 60 percent contained after 'significant wind event'

Thomas Fire still 60 percent contained after 'significant wind event' Fire Chief John Wisner said they are leaving their homes so that others may have a home to come back to after the California fires end. Only the Cedar Fire in October 2003 that burned 273,246 acres is larger. "This has been a nightmare of a fire for a lot of people", he said. The Thomas fire was initially stoked by hot, dry Santa Ana winds blowing with rare hurricane force from the eastern... [Full Article...]

Big lottery jackpots up for grabs this weekend

This is the fourth time that the Powerball jackpot has reached the $300 million mark in 2017. The most frequent red Powerball ball drawn in that time span has been: No. on Mondays and Thursdays. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since October 17 and has rolled 19 times. A single ticket costs $2, with an extra dollar if you add the Powerplay option. [Full Article...]

BJP's film franchise would be called 'Lie Hard': Rahul Gandhi

He added that the people are questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his remarks against Manmohan Singh, and noted that there was a "positive sentiment" towards the Congress in the country. However, it could not unseat the BJP in the home turf of PM Modi. "The whole architecture of BJP is about lies, the whole structure is about lies". [Full Article...]

US Appeals Court Denies Stay of Transgender Military Ban

US Appeals Court Denies Stay of Transgender Military Ban The decision takes direct aim at Trump's claim that, as President, he can do whatever he'd like with regard to banning people from any country for any reason. "Make no mistake: our values of diversity and inclusion are America's values, and they will light the way even through our darkest of hours". Protesters rallied outside Trump International Hotel on Sunday, Jan. [Full Article...]

SpaceX rocket carries satellites into orbit from California

SpaceX rocket carries satellites into orbit from California The SpaceX rocket's vapor trail over San Diego. The launch is scheduled for 7:27 p.m. Earlier on Friday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk offered photographic proof of a claim he made earlier this month - that he would launch his 2008 Tesla Roadster to Mars orbit in 2018. [Full Article...]

U.S. braces for winter storm to bring very, very white Christmas

U.S. braces for winter storm to bring very, very white Christmas Thursday Manchester schools were not on the list). In addition to the freezing drizzle during the day, accumulating snow, between a dusting to one inch, is expected Friday night. However, a more prolonged period of freezing rain is possible from Corner Brook to the Deer Lake region and into the interior parts of Newfoundland, including Grand Falls-Windsor and Buchans, Saturday overnight into... [Full Article...]

Sea Turtle Tangled in Cocaine Packages Worth $53M Rescued

Sea Turtle Tangled in Cocaine Packages Worth $53M Rescued While on patrol November 19, the cutter launched it's Over the Horizon small boat to investigate a debris field. The line had wrapped around the turtle's neck and legs, injuring it and leaving it unable to swim away. Anti-drug operations by the Coast Guard have resulted in multiple apprehensions of suspected smugglers and in the recovery of seven tons of illicit narcotics "with a street value ov... [Full Article...]

Honduras opposition candidate admits defeat in disputed poll

Honduras opposition candidate admits defeat in disputed poll Today, the Republic of Honduras commended the US government for congratulating Honduran President Juan Orlando Hern√°ndez on his electoral victory. The Honduran electoral tribunal declared Hernandez victor of the November 26 election last weekend amid strident opposition protests over the vote count in the impoverished Central American country, which is a major hub for drug trafficking. [Full Article...]

Russian-linked Facebook content: How to check if you were duped

Russian-linked Facebook content: How to check if you were duped The agency is seen as a Russian resource for spreading propaganda online, and almost 150 million Facebook and Instagram users may have seen paid ads and organic posts distributed by the Kremlin-linked organization in St. election". The tech giants have faced pressure from members of Congress to actively alert users who may have seen propaganda content, some of which was meant to exacerbate t... [Full Article...]

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) Undervalued by 9.1%

About 49,599 shares traded. Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADMS) has declined 0.40% since December 22, 2016 and is downtrending. Duncker Streett & Company Inc increased Carnival Corp ( CCL ) stake by 1050.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. [Full Article...]

Drammatico incidente nella Capitale: due auto si schiantano, muore una donna

Drammatico incidente nella Capitale: due auto si schiantano, muore una donna Lo scontro si è verificato nei pressi del raccordo autostradale di Sistiana, in direzione Trieste . (Teleborsa) - Nel primo semestre 2017 le stime preliminari confermano una riduzione sia del numero di incidenti stradali sia di quello dei feriti, con flessioni del 4 e 5% in media rispetto ai dati consolidati dello stesso periodo del 2016. [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style

Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style Bannon didn't have nice things to say about Trump's children, either. Bannon said Davis told him, "We were so disciplined". Following his election win over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton last November, Bannon was promoted to the administration and brought on board to serve in the role of chief strategist. [Full Article...]

Coroner: Vegas gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Coroner: Vegas gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound Each death was ruled a homicide . His cause of death was a suicide, the coroner's office said. More than 500 people were injured during the shooting, and thousands of others who were there at the Route 91 Harvest Festival have been trying to cope in the months since the tragedy. [Full Article...]

Authorities identify Texas boy, 6, killed by stray shot in deputy shooting

Authorities identify Texas boy, 6, killed by stray shot in deputy shooting The woman was standing on the front porch of the trailer, located in the 100 block of Peach Lane, when the shooting took place. A half mile pursuit on December 21 led deputies to the Pecan Grove mobile home park where they opened fire on a woman who had several outstanding felony warrants. [Full Article...]

North Korea Testing ICBMs Loaded With Anthrax Bio

North Korea Testing ICBMs Loaded With Anthrax Bio The report cited by Bloomberg News says the North is testing the biological agent to see if it can survive the vast temperatures the missiles generate. North Korea claimed it had completed its nuclear force after it fired a new Hwasong-15 ICBM in late November. No country has recognized North Korea as a nuclear power despite its claim to have nuclear capabilities. [Full Article...]

FBI arrests Modesto man in alleged Pier 39 Christmas Day terror plot

FBI arrests Modesto man in alleged Pier 39 Christmas Day terror plot Citing a court document, the ABC television affiliate in San Francisco reported Friday that Everitt Aaron Jameson was targeting Pier 39 for the attack on December 25. Jameson attended basic Marine Corps recruit training in 2009, according to the court documents. "During this time, Jameson earned a "sharpshooter" rifle qualification". [Full Article...]

Birmingham announced as host of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham announced as host of 2022 Commonwealth Games President Louise Martin announced the decision at a press conference in the city."We warmly congratulate Birmingham and England on today's announcement - it is a defining moment for this truly Commonwealth city". Birmingham was chosen ahead of Liverpool as Britain's candidate, and following the announcement, Birmingham mayor, Andy Street described the announcement as a "fantastic Christmas present... [Full Article...]

Coyle, New Stage And Three New ARMS

Coyle, New Stage And Three New ARMS Nintendo's Arms is still chugging on with a new update and a chunk of new content, with version 5.0 launching on December 21. This is the first time that Nintendo has tried to expand the lore of the ARMS world in-game. Coyle. After all, the team behind ARMS is also the same team behind Mario Kart , so it's plausible that they're going at 250cc to bring us a Mario Kart 9 announcement soo... [Full Article...]


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