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Snow forecast upped, record cold coming again

Gaines said the forecast expects temperatures in the 30s on Monday, bringing an end to an extraordinary cold snap . On Thursday, heavy snowfall, glacial temperatures and high winds sparked by a "bomb cyclone" storm had combined to force the cancellation of some 4,300 flights, while another 3,500 were delayed. [Full Article...]

Trump dissolves commission investigating his unproven claims of voter fraud

Trump dissolves commission investigating his unproven claims of voter fraud On Wednesday, the White House said in a statement it was shutting down the bipartisan panel that Trump established in May to look into allegations of fraud in the 2016 contest, saying many states had refused to provide data. They fought hard that the Commission not see their records or methods because they know that many people are voting illegally. "Despite substantial evidence of voter... [Full Article...]

Florida's Fake "Dr. Love" Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Florida's Fake The teenager who was arrested nearly two years ago for impersonating a doctor pleaded guilty Thursday to several felony charges, including practicing medicine without a license , court records show. Investigators said he lied in an effort to obtain credit when trying to purchase the luxury auto. Love-Robinson examined her "lungs, heart and legs" before diagnosing her with arthritis and sellin... [Full Article...]

Iran protests spur tensions between Trump admin and Europe

Iran protests spur tensions between Trump admin and Europe A university student attends a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police on December 30, 2017. The unrest has killed at least 21 people in the past six days. "I don't agree. People have reached a stage where they can no longer tolerate this pressure from the authorities". He did not elaborate. "We have ample authorities to hold accountable, ... [Full Article...]

$4 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in South Florida

$4 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in South Florida Winning numbers were 01-42-47-64-70. While there was no jackpot victor in last night's drawing, IL players won more than 67,000 prizes, ranging from $2 to $10,000. A ticket for either costs $2. And so far, it has worked. The odds of a single ticket hitting all six numbers in the Powerball are 292 million to 1, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. [Full Article...]

Major New York airports shut down during storm

Major New York airports shut down during storm Modeling of a coastal storm expected to strike New Jersey Jan. 4, 2017. Canada's largest city, Toronto, scrambled to find emergency shelter for the homeless as temperatures dropped to record lows after the sweeping storm knocked out power to tens of thousands in eastern provinces and destroyed coastal roads. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White goes on sale January 9 for $559

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White goes on sale January 9 for $559 The Sandstone White OnePlus 5T is identical to the maxed-out Midnight Black OnePlus 5T in terms of specs, sporting a 6-inch AMOLED screen, dual-lens camera, Snapdragon 835, 128 GB of storage, and 8 GB of RAM. The toggle switch on the side has been painted bright red too, which stands out nicely against the white. I do wish that the volume rocker, power button, and SIM tray were also red or w... [Full Article...]

GOP Comes Out Ahead In Toss-Up Virginia Election

GOP Comes Out Ahead In Toss-Up Virginia Election A lawsuit is pending over the results of another House race in northern Virginia and Simonds could ask for another recount. Democrat Joshua Cole lost to Republican Bob Thomas by 73 votes in a recount. The drawing of lots Thursday drew quite a crowd at the Virginia elections board meeting. The result of the random drawing is sure to spark outcry from Democrats, who note Simonds had been d... [Full Article...]

Adler blasts ICE director's threat to jail local elected officials

Adler blasts ICE director's threat to jail local elected officials The California Department of Transportation, CalTrans, has removed paper signs attached to official state welcome signs that declare the state and "Official Sanctuary State" where "Felons, Illegals and MS13 [sic]" are welcome. The debate over the policies pits those who argue sanctuary policies offer protection to hoodlums against those who say they provide a sense of safety that encourages undocu... [Full Article...]

11 die of cold, USA braces for winter 'bomb cyclone'

11 die of cold, USA braces for winter 'bomb cyclone' As Jason Samenow of The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang reports, "A monster storm will hammer coastal locations from Georgia to ME with ice and snow". The atmospheric pressure is also expected to drop Thursday in a way that has scientists glued to satellite data. A winter storm warning has been issued for New York City while parts of Long Island brace for blizzard conditions as a majo... [Full Article...]

Thousands hit in Tamil Nadu as transport unions go on strike

Thousands hit in Tamil Nadu as transport unions go on strike As the strike entered the second day on Friday crippling operation of the eight transport corporation running about 21,000 buses, the first bench of the High Court headed by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee ordered the workers to resume work or face the effect including termination and contempt of court. [Full Article...]

Motel 6 Chain Sued For Releasing Guest Information to Feds

Motel 6 Chain Sued For Releasing Guest Information to Feds Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Motel 6 alleging that multiple Washington locations routinely provided U.S. Guest-registry information is private, and Ferguson said in a statement that Motel 6 violated the law each time it gave out private information. In September, Motel 6 issued a directive to every one of our more than 1,400 locations, maki... [Full Article...]

JK: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore, Mehbooba condemns incident

JK: Four policemen killed in IED blast in Sopore, Mehbooba condemns incident The police vehicle ran over the improvised explosive device triggering the blast. A police officer said that the IED went off when a police party was patrolling the Chota Bazar area of main town Sopore this morning. In a statement, Jaish-e-Mohammad spokesperson claimed that they have attacked the forces party in Sopore. The spokesperson said five forces men have been killed and several others ... [Full Article...]

USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall

USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall Dick Durbin (D-IL), who promptly released the details to reporters, and denounced the administration's move. An administration official confirmed the document was prepared at the request of congressional negotiators and said funding for the wall and other security measures must be part of any legislative package on immigration. [Full Article...]

Spotify Files Confidentially for Its IPO

Spotify Files Confidentially for Its IPO The company is also now preparing for an initial public offering (IPO). If Spotify , which was valued at as much as $19 billion past year, goes ahead with its plans, it would be the first major company to carry out a direct listing, an unconventional way to pursue an IPO without raising new capital. [Full Article...]

All Macs, iPhones, iPads affected by major chip flaws, says Apple

Meltdown and Spectre allow the techniques used by processors to speed up their operation to be abused to obtain information about areas of memory not normally visible to an attacker, including encryption keys, passwords and other sensitive data. [Full Article...]

Powerball set to roll for $550 million

Powerball set to roll for $550 million It's back. The Powerball and Mega Millions numbers have begun to soar, just a year after the Powerball topped $1 billion. As of now, the Mega Millions is set at $450 million and the Powerball jackpot is at $570 million. It would be the largest jackpot since someone in IN won a $ 536 million jackpot on July 8, 2016. At the 7-Eleven in the Archer Heights neighborhood near Midway Airport, lotter... [Full Article...]

Congress, let the states set marijuana policy

Congress, let the states set marijuana policy MacCoun, a professor at Stanford Law School. He had just arrived in the state, which has embraced legal sales . Politicians in states where recreational marijuana use is legal were quick to cite the economic impact of Mr. "The most disappointing point about this is that it goes against what over half the states and half the population of the country have voted to support ", said Jeffry Paul ... [Full Article...]

Nifty rises 54 pts on positive global cues

Nifty rises 54 pts on positive global cues BSE Midcap and small cap indexes rose 122 points and 187 points respectively. The Sensex closed at a fresh high of 34,153.85 points - up 184.21 points or 0.54 per cent - from its previous session's close. Barring the Nifty IT Index, which was down 0.3%, all other sectoral and thematic indices were in the green early today. The Nifty PSU Bank index climbed as much as 1.1 per cent after Thurs... [Full Article...]

After deadlock, talaq bill pushed to Budget session

After deadlock, talaq bill pushed to Budget session The Congress has to realise that the objections to the Bill from Opposition ranks is rather incoherent and that its stated position of support for the Bill "with modifications to make it stronger" will fool nobody. They want the bill to include provisions for giving financial aid to Muslim women. He even proposed the names of committee members following which the Upper House witnessed a stormy ses... [Full Article...]


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