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Dense fog advisory could affect flights leaving Atlanta


Temperatures through the day will be mild starting in the high 50s with a high of 68. Temps hold steady tonight with more clouds and fog before a strong upper level storm heads through tomorrow. Most of the rain will be out of here by Wednesday morning. Both will come in handy the next two days. Highs on Thursday will be in the low to mid-70s. Read More »

Brooklyn fire kills woman, 3 children


Cell phone video from the scene showed flames engulfing the top of the three-story, single family home. The victims were a 3-year-old girl, a 7-year-old boy, an 11-year-old boy and a 40-year-old woman, the police said. The cause of the fire is under investigation but it is not considered suspicious. According to the New York Post , an eyewitness witness said, "It was huge, it was unbelievable, and the father was standing in front of the house". Read More »

'I am with you' - Duterte backs gay marriage for the Philippines


Catholic bishops in the Philippines, who also oppose Duterte's anti-narcotics campaign, have voiced concern over legalising same-sex marriage. Bishop Arturo Bastes of Sorsogon warned in an interview that, "the trivialization of marriage is one of the fundamental reasons behind the breakdown of ... Read More »

United States blaming Pakistan for its failure in Afghanistan: Janjua


While addressing a National Security Policy seminar, Janjua said that Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism have unfortunately not been appreciated by the world, despite the fact that Pakistan has suffered the most in this process. Talking about law and order situation in the Country, Nasser Janjua said that now miscreants are surrendering in Balochistan while security situation in Country's western province as well as in Karachi has now largely been improved. Read More »

Amarillo could see snow for Christmas


Forecaster Helen Roberts has, however, warned that Brits hoping for snow to fall on the big day are likely to be disappointed. A white Christmas could be in the works. A winter like pattern will continue over the next 1-2 weeks. There's nothing more Australian than a summer Christmas - but will the weather gods be bringing the goods this year? ONE week out from Christmas Day, and we've now got an idea of the forecast and there is cause for celebration. Read More »

Trump 'to remove climate change from list of national security threats'

Putin and Trump spoke by telephone Sunday, and, according to both sides, Putin thanked the USA leader for a tip from the Central Intelligence Agency that thwarted a terrorist attack being planned in St. The national security strategy highlights the link between a strong domestic economy and national defense. And an unclassified USA intelligence report released last January concluded Russian President Vladimir Putin waged what it described as an unprecedented "influence campaign" in an ... Read More »

Brexit: UK must not be European Union 'colony' after Brexit


Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said May still had a "formidable stature" in Brussels , saying that last week's hard-fought agreement on the divorce deal "showed you should not underestimate her". The EU's negotiating guidelines state they will start talks on a post-Brexit transition in January but will not begin trade talks until March, calling for more clarity about Britain's goals. Read More »

Attack Under Way On Intelligence Training Center In Kabul


Zarmina Mohammadi, TOLOnews reporter, says between five and six gunmen are hiding in a building and clashing with the security forces. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, nor information on casualties. The slain officer was the district police commander, Sarwari added. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of an attack at an intelligence training centre in Kabul , Afghanistan, on December 18, 2017. Read More »

Putin scoffs at United States 'spymania,' Olympic doping claims in year-end address


US Defence Secretary Rex Tillerson said he didn't expect North Korea to drop its weapons programme, but would happily even discuss the weather if it meant Washington and Pyongyang were sitting around the same table. Earlier this week, the USA said it was prepared to talk directly with Pyongyang "without preconditions ". Trump's North Korea strategy to trigger starvation? He suggested the Federal Bureau of Investigation has manipulated evidence from the main whistleblower, Grigory ... Read More »

Election Commission Declares Pinera's Victory in Presidential Election in Chile


On Sunday evening, supporters gathered to celebrate Pinera's win at his Santiago campaign headquarters. Guillier has accepted his defeat and congratulated Pinera in his concession speech. The President-elect said he had great appreciation and affection for Guillier. Pinera's resounding victory underscored the fracture at Bachelet's New Majority left-wing coalition and the rise of conservative leaders at the ballot box in recent years in other regional countries, including Argentina, Paraguay ... Read More »

Apotex founder and wife died of neck compression


The bodies of Barry Sherman, 75, and his wife Honey, 70, were found shortly before noon on Friday after emergency services were called to their mansion in the upscale North York neighbourhood regarding a "medical complaint". "Our condolences to their family & friends, and to everyone touched by their vision & spirit". Apotex is a generic drugmaker with 11,000 employees world-wide, including more than 6,000 in Canada. Read More »

Scarlett Johansson makes ideal return as Ivanka Trump on 'SNL'


Unsurprisingly, we got the return of Baldwin as Trump, and apparently the producers chose to bring in Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, Kate McKinnon's Kellyanne Conway, Aidy Bryant's Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Beck Bennett's Mike Pence, and Leslie Jones as Omarosa in order to hang ornaments of people he hates on his new "loser tree". Read More »

Jerusalem: UN move to annul USA decision By

Meanwhile, Isreal says it has tightened security in Gaza and the country. Jerusalem (al-Quds) remains at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem (East al-Quds) - now occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of a Palestinian state. Read More »

Coal scam: Special court awards three years jail to Madhu Koda


This was Court's verdict so I won't comment on it but I have the option to appeal against it in the High Court", said Madhu Koda after the court's verdict. Dec 5: Court reserves order. All my bank accounts are frozen. 46-year-old Madhu Koda has been the Chief Minister of Jharkhand from September 2006 to August 2008. Read More »

Despite limited sunshine, it is a mild Monday


Rain chances drop off Monday night and it looks like the majority of Tuesday will be rain-free, with some fog a concern Tuesday morning. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with drizzle/mist and patchy dense fog. Lows in the lower 50s. As the day goes on, temperatures will climb to the upper 30's, and rain will move into the Valley by late afternoon. Thursday will be partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Read More »

Sarah Palin's son Track arrested on burglary, assault charge in Alaska


Track Palin , the oldest son of former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin , is facing charges in connection with a domestic violence incident, reports say. Previous year the prosecution dismissed two charges, and Track Palin pled guilty to a charge of misconduct involving weapons. Attorney John Tiemessen , who said he represents Sarah and Todd Palin released a statement on their behalf Sunday afternoon,"Given the nature of actions addressed last night by law ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi interview: Show cause notice withdrawn, EC panel to relook norms


Congress communications incharge Randeep Surjewala tweeted. The Gujarat assembly polls are being seen not just as a prestige battle between the Prime Minister and Congress president-designate Rahul Gandhi but also as a mini referendum on Modi's three and a half year rule at the Centre, especially in the wake of issues like demonetisation, implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), rising unemployment and the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for farm commodities dominating most part ... Read More »

Gujarat polls: Cong gaining, BJP's main faces trailing


In Himachal Pradesh, the trends seemed to follow the same until BJP took a lead by eight seats. Amid tight security, the counting of votes for the Gujarat Assembly elections has started at 37 different locations across the state. Media reports suggest that BJP's early leads came from seats that the party already held such as Gandhinagar (South). The Congress stayed in the lead a bit longer, then the race went back to appearing close, with the BJP showing a slight edge. Read More »

12 dead in fire in shop in Mumbai's Khairani road


Fire brigade officials have managed to pull out six people from the rubble so far; the injured have been admitted to Rajawadi hospital in Ghatkopar. Twenty-five fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire, senior sub-inspector at Saki Naka Police Station A Dharmadhikari told Zee News . Read More »

Hardik Patel raises questions over EVM; Alleged BJP for EVM tampering


BJP will try to hack the source code of EVMs to manipulate the result, he alleged. At the end of the day BJP is going to register win; conversely, to early trends, BJP is leading nearly everywhere now: BJP's Nitinbhai Patel who is at the moment trailing by over 2000 votes from Mahesana in Gujarat Election 2017. Read More »

Busey Trust Company Has Upped Schwab (Charles) Corp (SCHW) Holding

Gamestop Corp New now has $1.86B valuation. The stock increased 0.71% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $149.99. About 28.94 million shares traded or 71.67% up from the average. The stock of Thor Industries, Inc. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. (NYSE:VZ) on Thursday, August 10 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

26 killed, 46 missing in tropical storm in Philippines

The region is still recovering from Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 5,000 people and affected millions in 2013. Bus driver Felix Villaseran, his wife and four children hunkered down in their two-storey house in the Leyte city of Tacloban along with 11 relatives whose homes were flooded in waist-high waters from incessant rain. Read More »

Caldwell-Pope missed game because of travel restrictions


Caldwell-Pope's attorney, Jeffrey Lance Abood, did not return multiple phone calls, emails and text messages requesting clarification or a statement about Caldwell-Pope's situation. Caldwell-Pope was suspended for the first two games of the season by the National Basketball Association, and Coach Luke Walton said he did not know the issue would cause the former lottery pick to miss additional games. Read More »

Duquesne Family Office LLC Increases Holding in Priceline Grp INC (PCLN)

Two Sigma Securities Lc has invested 0.13% in The Priceline Group Inc . The company had a trading volume of 610,711 shares, compared to its average volume of 630,438. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $1450 target in Thursday, August 6 report. $231,287 worth of The Priceline Group Inc. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $2,002.06. Read More »

California issues 1st licenses for legal pot market


All four of these dispensaries are now medical dispensaries and all four received both medical and adult-use licenses on Thursday, as the state appears to be prioritizing permitting existing medical outfits over permitting new businesses. Between the two dispensaries, KindPeoples obtained six separate adult-use licenses: a microbusiness license, two retailer licenses, a distributor license and two manufacturing licenses. Read More »

Encompass Capital Advisors LLC Maintains Position in Laredo Petroleum INC (LPI)

Credit Suisse initiated Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Captrust Fincl Advsrs has 88,974 shares. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. Aperio Group LLC now owns 23,504 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $247,000 after purchasing an additional 4,499 shares in the last quarter. Read More »