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Judge denies Roy Moore's attempt to delay Alabama Senate results

Judge denies Roy Moore's attempt to delay Alabama Senate results Jones is the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama, beating Moore amid a firestorm of allegations that the GOP candidate had sexually abused teens. Republican Roy Moore is doing everything he can to stop Democrat Doug Jones from being certified as the victor of a special election in Alabama to fill an open seat in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Social justice advocate Erica Garner suffers 'major brain damage' after heart attack

Social justice advocate Erica Garner suffers 'major brain damage' after heart attack Garner, who named her newborn after her late father, has been an advocate for combating police brutality ever since his death in 2014. Eric Garner was killed by a New York City police officer accused of using an unjustified and unlawful chokehold. [Full Article...]

'Scared' pregnant woman found murdered after cops blow off frantic 911 call

'Scared' pregnant woman found murdered after cops blow off frantic 911 call Internal Affairs Bureau has now launched an investigation into the officers who were initially dispatched, as friends and family wonder whether police have blood on their hands.... She was reportedly found at the bottom of a stairwell, and authorities suspect her husband, Barry Wells, strangled her and pushed her down the stairs. [Full Article...]

After St. Petersburg Explosion, Putin Orders Police to 'Liquidate' Terrorists

After St. Petersburg Explosion, Putin Orders Police to 'Liquidate' Terrorists According to a spokesman for the governor of St. Petersburg, one person was in serious condition. Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said it was coordinating the search for suspects, and a criminal investigation had been launched. [Full Article...]

United States missions in Turkey to resume full visa services after row

United States missions in Turkey to resume full visa services after row It also said Turkey was seriously concerned about legal cases in the US involving Turkish citizens. On Oct. 8, the US suspended issuance of visas to Turkish citizens due to the arrest of an employee of the US Consulate General in Istanbul. [Full Article...]

Home and Away actress fighting for her life are fiery crash

Home and Away actress fighting for her life are fiery crash Relatives have rushed to the bedsides of two sisters critically injured in a fiery crash on the New South Wales south coast after their parents died in a burning vehicle. Onlookers managed to pull both sisters to safety before both cars were engulfed in flames. Meanwhile, police have also confirmed they are investigating the behaviour of Whitall, the driver of the other vehicle who was also ki... [Full Article...]

Doctors warn flu season could peak due to travel, parties

Doctors warn flu season could peak due to travel, parties Patients in the central San Joaquin Valley have tested positive for influenza A and B. Influenza A is the more common strain, but the Valley is seeing more of influenza B than in other regions of the country, Bergen said. Sometimes different strains of the flu virus begin spreading simultaneously. Fact: Simply put, a flu shot is the best protection you can get. Flu shots are available on... [Full Article...]

Only 1k ISIS fighters remain in Syria and Iraq, Task Force says

Only 1k ISIS fighters remain in Syria and Iraq, Task Force says The comments by British Army Major General Felix Gedney indicate that the coalition will rely on the Syrian government to go after ISIS militants in areas controlled by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "We say that the location of the USA base is contrary to common sense, especially now, when Syrian territory has been liberated from ISIL formations". [Full Article...]

Very cold and blustery through Tuesday; Friday snow risk fades some

Very cold and blustery through Tuesday; Friday snow risk fades some As the storm pulls away the winds will bring in much colder air for the week ahead. This is a minor system with low impact, however, we could pick up a couple of inches of snow. The next best chance to make a run at some records will be on Thursday . High temperatures for our Thursday will be pretty close to 10 degrees; only zero if you're headed for the ski slopes, where the temperature ma... [Full Article...]

Top JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir's Pulwama, encounter continues

Top JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir's Pulwama, encounter continues In July this year, after the Aripal encounter, in which three JeM terrorists were killed, Tantray went underground and soon became the key man of the terror outfit in coordinating and organising attacks at different places, he said. Police said Tantray's body was recovered, along with his weapon, from the rubble of the house. There was input about presence of 2/3 terrorists near NHW planning to at... [Full Article...]

Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes

Hennepin Co. extends hours as more Minnesotans prepay property taxes The new federal tax law that will take effect limits the deduction on state, local and property taxes to $10,000. ( Many now taking the deduction could also decide to stop itemizing , especially given the new system's boost in the standard deduction for non-itemizers). [Full Article...]

Democrat in Virginia House race asks court to invalidate tie

Democrat in Virginia House race asks court to invalidate tie The race in the Newport News-area 94th District is now tied between Republican Del. Last week, the same panel ruled a single ballot in the recount-originally tossed out-should go to Republican David Yancey, putting the vote at a tie. If the court agrees with Simonds, the draw could be postponed. Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds and Republican Del. Initially Yancey won by ten votes. [Full Article...]

British woman Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers

British woman Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers Miss Plummer's Christmas Day court appearance was thought to be the beginning of her trial but there is a possibility the case could be adjourned to another date. Laura's mum, Roberta Sinclair, says her daughter made no attempt to hide the medicine and thought it was a joke when she was first pulled over by officials. [Full Article...]

Major Utah paper calls on Hatch to not seek re-election

As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Hatch had a prominent role supporting the bill. Many were left asking if Hatch had tweeted before reading the Salt Lake Tribune's full reasoning for the award, for the most impactful person in the state, which hit out at his part in slashing the size of Utah's national monuments. [Full Article...]

Claytor Lake wants your Christmas tree

Claytor Lake wants your Christmas tree Traditionally, the evergreen fir tree was used to celebrate winter festivals (pagan and Christian) for thousands of years. Roughly one million acres are dedicated to tree farming. The event page can be found online . Christmas is over. So, what should you do with your live Christmas tree? The trees from the nursery are planted throughout the Lancaster County Park System. [Full Article...]

OFAC designates two more North Korean officials

The sanctions follow a U.N. Security Council resolution adopted Friday that imposes new, harsh sanctions in response to the country's November 28 ballistic missile launch. North Korea called the move " an act of war " and threatened to " make sure " that all those, who supported the resolution, would " pay [a] heavy price for what they have done ". [Full Article...]

Metro in Agra, Kanpur; Jewar airport project expedited: Yogi Adityanath

Metro in Agra, Kanpur; Jewar airport project expedited: Yogi Adityanath Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's Magenta Line will initially have a frequency of 5 minute 14 seconds with 10 trains being pressed into service. PM Modi will also address a public meeting in Noida, after inaugurating the 12.64-km section of Delhi Metro's Magenta line, which connects Noida's Botanical Garden to South Delhi's Kalkaji Mandir. [Full Article...]

India's First Air-Conditioned Suburban Train To Ply In Mumbai

India's First Air-Conditioned Suburban Train To Ply In Mumbai From December 25-31, the train would run between Churchgate and Borivli and from 1 January, it services would be extended to Virar. The fare for AC local is comparatively higher than that of the 1st class tickets of a normal local. Initially, the suburban rakes had only four coaches, and later upgraded to nine cars in 1958, but as passenger traffic increased, the WR converted all rakes to 12 c... [Full Article...]

Trump Inflates Tax Benefits

According to CBS News , the president started his Christmas weekend off Friday night by letting his dinner guests know that they would be benefitting from the tax cuts that he just signed into law. Still, 8.8 million Americans signed up for coverage, according to figures his administration announced Thursday. That runs counter to arguments advanced by the Trump administration and congressional... [Full Article...]

Rabwah students celebrate celebrate Christmas with Christian neighbors

Rabwah students celebrate celebrate Christmas with Christian neighbors During the mass, prayers for peace, development, and prosperity of Pakistan were also offered. Special cakes were cut and candies were distributed among the devotees. The churches in the city were all decked up and festive mood prevailed in the houses of the Christian community. Felicitating the Christian community in Pakistan and across the world on Christmas , President Mamnoon Hussain sa... [Full Article...]


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