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US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists

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In other words, a clear cut narrative has been framed to validate punitive action against Pakistan. Under his new policy for Afghanistan, Trump has been putting increased pressure on Pakistan to root out safe havens for terror groups near its border with Afghanistan. Read More »

Colorado gunman livestreamed 'ambush-style' shooting that killed deputy, report says

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But before the first shot was sacked, Riehl spent hours sipping scotch in his bedroom and rehashing an argument with a person he calls both his roommate and domestic partner, broadcasting it all on Periscope. Colorado authorities had been warned about Riehl's volatile mental state before the shooting, but never held him for a mental health evaluation. Riehl posted another video on December 13, saying he was running as a libertarian to replace Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock and ... Read More »

New Year's fitness resolution

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Planet Fitness has nine locations in ME, including gyms in Portland, Bangor, Auburn and Augusta. "I know a lot of people have that same resolution". They said December was a slow month, but their membership numbers spiked New Year's weekend. Shawn Kent Hayashi, CEO and executive coach with The Professional Development Group in Center Valley, said setting clear goals for a company and its staff isn't just a good idea, in many ways it's vital to a business' success. Read More »

Three Dumb Questions From Today's White House Press Briefing

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Trump has visited his golf properties in Virginia, Florida and New Jersey 91 times since he was sworn in - and played golf during at least 70 of the visits, according to multiple reports. "He gives feedback and answers questions in a variety of different ways". Sanders, the daughter of the former Arkansas governor and an SEC fan, said she was simply trying to congratulate "two great football teams in the greatest conference in the country". Read More »

Apache (APA) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.12

Elm Ridge Management Llc bought 23,785 shares as the company's stock declined 7.72% while stock markets rallied. Comcast Corp New now has $190.34 billion valuation. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 6. Blackstone Mtg Tr Inc (Prn) was raised too. Read More »

Texans' Watson "Ahead Of Schedule" In Rehab

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He added, however, "I wouldn't be able to tell what he might be able to do at OTAs". The three-time National Football League defensive player of the year underwent surgery following his tibial plateau fracture sustained in the Texans' 42-34 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in October. Read More »

TVA: Power Supply Alert urges customers to conserve energy

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This advisory comes after temperatures in the service territory reach the teens with wind chills below zero. The sub-freezing cold weather is expected to remain in the Tennessee Valley through most of the week. With Montgomery County waking up to single-digit temperatures Tuesday morning (only 4 degrees at 8 a.m.), both Tennessee Valley Authority and Cumberland Electric Membership Corp. Read More »

Doug Jones to become only Dem senator with black chief of staff

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Alabama Sen. -elect Doug Jones carved out a space all his own in the Senate Democratic caucus on Tuesday by handing the top spot in his congressional office to an African-American man. "Fake news will tell you that we don't care for Jews". "I just want to set the record straight while they're here", she said, waving to the press. Read More »

Georgia Bulldogs fans excited for title game

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TicketIQ predicts that prices and interest are up in part because the two schools are so close to Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with Bulldogs fans having to travel just 72 miles across the state, and Crimson Tide fans traveling about 200. Read More »

Auburn crews fight early morning fire in frigid temperatures

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Mike Pruitt with Wayne Township Fire Department said via Twitter that a considerable number of cardboard boxes were on fire. Fire officials credit working smoke detectors at the apartment for helping everyone escape unharmed. Dravosburg No. 1 firefighters were on standby at McKeesport's Downtown station and Rainbow firefighters stood by at Renzie fire station. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Read More »

Iceland becomes first country to legalize equal pay

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Companies with 25 members of staff and over are obliged to obtain government certification of their equal-pay policies or face being slapped with financial penalties. The law found support from all the political parties in the country of about 323,000 people. Dagny Osk Aradottir Pind, who sits on Icelandic Women's Rights Association board, touted the law as a way to address continued pay inequality despite existing laws against that practice. Read More »

Sen. Durbin Criticizes Trump's Response To Hurricane Maria

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Scott said the State Emergency Response Team has worked with the Puerto Rican governments constantly since the hurricane. Scott said Florida has everything the evacuees need to call the state home. "280,000 Puerto Ricans have come to Florida in the last four months". Puerto Rico is still struggling in the aftermath of Maria, which made landfall in September. Read More »

At least 30 dead in Peru bus accident

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Escudero said he fears the death toll will rise. The accident happened on a notorious stretch of road known as Curva del Diablo (the devil's bend) in Pasamayo , north of the capital Lima. Escudero said authorities had launched an investigation. Police are investigating Tuesday's accident. He added: "It's a unsafe curve zone". Rescuers were working to pull victims from the hard-to-reach area. Read More »

Dozens of cars involved in multi-vehicle crash outside Buffalo

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Multiple extractions were needed. There are reported injuries, at this time conditions are unknown, according to WRGZ. I-90 is closed eastbound and westbound between exit 50 and exit 49 as emergency services handle the crash. According to WRGZ in Buffalo, New York State Police said there were about 15-20 separate accidents that were likely a chain reaction. Poor visibility is expected during the severe weather conditions and drivers are urged to use extreme caution. Read More »

Preston defender Kevin O'Connor wins €1million in Irish lottery

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It had been given to him by his uncle, Peadar Murphy , who lives in the village of Castlebridge , near Flanagan's Centra Supermarket where he bought the winning ticket back on December 14. Mr Flanagan said he could not believe it when contacted by the National Lottery. He really did have the best of luck, because he won the €1 million prize. Read More »

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Upgraded to "Focus List" by Howard Weil

G2 Investment Partners Management Llc, which manages about $585.42M and $252.40M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lendingtree Inc New (NASDAQ:TREE) by 3,400 shares to 52,431 shares, valued at $12.82M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Couple accused of having oral sex in booth of Austin restaurant

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The pair reportedly performed oral sex for almost five minutes while children were present at Baby Acapulco , a local family-owned chain that serves Mexican cuisine. Public lewdness is defined under Texas law as an act of sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse, sexual contact in public or conduct of a sexual nature involving an animal or fowl. Read More »

Madison County Schools push back start time due to weather

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Schools officials said Tuesday's delay was meant to give time for buses to crank up and for the heating systems at schools to turn back on after sitting idle through the winter break. The Wake County Public Schools website showed page after page of mechanical delays, from 20 minutes up to 60 minutes or more . Guntersville says they will also delay the start of school by two hours Wednesday through Friday. Read More »

Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017

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The average value of single family residential properties in the city this year is $441,000 compared to $405,000 in 2017. One that rose in value, but by less than the average, could see a slight reduction in property taxes . Non-market change, including new construction, subdivisions and rezoning, accounted for approximately $31.6 billion in additional value -up from $24.7 billion in 2017. Read More »

North Korea 'preparing for missile strike' - USA ambassador warns United Nations

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December 31, 2017Protesters have taken to the streets for each of the last four days throughout the country to protest economic hardships and alleged government corruption. A reporter later asked Haley why the US stood by moving the embassy to Jerusalem when so many other nations opposed it. South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon said the offer for high-level talks next Tuesday had been discussed with the United States. Read More »

New York Is Investing $50 Million To Protect Against Vehicular Terror Attacks

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He hearkened back to his reelection campaign, and his promise to New Yorkers who have been left behind in the city's rapid but uneven prosperity. "When a vehicle plows into a group of innocent pedestrians, it's disgusting", de Blasio said. The following year, de Blasio endorsed Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, but did so months after the Democratic mainstream; he reportedly wanted to give the nod to Clinton foe Sanders. Read More »

Water main break closes section of Main Street

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Officials said they first learned about the leak at 5 a.m. and crews were dispatched to the scene at around 7 a.m. Water is turned off to some of the homes there as crews begin to excavate and make the repairs. "Initially we hoped the leak would stay small, but this is not all that unusual". The age of the pipe, materials, and weather conditions can all contribute to a break. Read More »

Meghalaya: Four sitting Congress MLAs set to join BJP

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Apart from Mr Hek, former deputy speaker Sanbor Shullai and two Independents - Justine Dkhar and Robinus Syngkon - joined the party at a public rally. Hek, who had won on a BJP ticket in the 1998, 2003 and 2008 polls and retained his assembly seat on Congress ticket in 2013, said, "The Lotus will bloom again in Meghalaya". Read More »

Police charge man with Christmas Eve murder of pub worker

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Kasim Lewis, 31, from north London, was charged on Tuesday and will appear before Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Wednesday. Ms Tudos, who police said was of Russian and Greek origin, was last seen by friends at around 8pm on Christmas Eve when she headed for a bus home from Camden. Read More »

At least nine killed in prison riot

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Local media outlets reported that prison officials regained control with the help of Brazil's military police, but 106 inmates had escaped after breaching one of the prison's walls. That riot, which was rooted in a long-standing gang rivalry, came at the beginning of a January marred by widespread prison violence, with 130 prisoners dying in the first 20 days of 2017. Read More »

There's a 'bomb' in Bombay: Businessman arrested for weird bomb scare

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A man was arrested and there was a bomb scare because of a phone call - a call where he asked the operator about his delayed BOM-DEL flight. According to India Today , Vinod Moorjani, who is the CEO of a USA -based IT company, was arrested on December 31 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport while waiting to board a flight to Delhi, then Rome. Read More »

Russian Federation denies report that it supplied fuel to North Korea tankers

The statement came in response to a Reuters report citing unidentified Western European security sources who said the transfers took place in October and November and represented a breach of sanctions . "Absolutely no, this is very unsafe", he said. Two other Russian-flagged tankers also traveled from ports in Russia to open seas sometime from mid-October to November and like the Vityaz, turned off transponders that provide their exact location, shipping data analyzed by Reuters showed. Read More »

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney

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Mr. Hatch's decision clears the way for the political resurrection of Mr. Romney, the former MA governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee who is now a Utah resident and is popular in the Mormon-heavy state. He's the longest-serving Republican senator in US history. His retirement opens the door for Republican Mitt Romney to run for his seat. His retirement raises speculation that Mitt Romney , the former governor of MA with deep roots in Utah, will seek the seat. Read More »