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Multiple crashes close snowy Thruway east of Buffalo Multiple crashes close snowy Thruway east of Buffalo
- January 03, 2018

According to a tweet from the village of Lancaster, Office of Emergency Management, about 75 vehicles are involved. Multiple extractions were needed. Most injuries reported are minor. The I-90 eastbound is congested for more than seven miles. Drivers are recommended to avoid the Thruway and use local streets. (more...)
Roy Moore's Jewish Lawyer Raised Money For Opponent Doug Jones Roy Moore's Jewish Lawyer Raised Money For Opponent Doug Jones
- January 03, 2018

The identity of that lawyer was the subject of much curiosity in the national media before the Forward identified him as Richard Jaffe , a prominent local attorney who defended Moore's son Caleb from drug charges in 2016. Jaffe told the Washington Examiner he has been close personal friends with Doug Jones for over 30 years and he both contributed to, and raised money for, his campaign. (more...)
At least 30 dead in Peru bus accident At least 30 dead in Peru bus accident
- January 03, 2018

Mr Escudero said an investigation had been launched but it appeared that the coach had been in collision with the trailer of another vehicle, causing the driver to lose control. More than 20 firefighting units, backed by a helicopter, were on hand to retrieve the bodies and extract survivors, though the location of the bus at the bottom of the gorge made rescue work hard. (more...)
Three men charged in break-in at home of NASCAR owner Richard Childress Three men charged in break-in at home of NASCAR owner Richard Childress
- January 03, 2018

Childress, who was in the house with his wife at the time and was alerted to their presence when they set off an alarm, chased them away by firing a handgun at them before they could steal anything. Childress heard the crash of the glass and retrieved his own weapon before going to investigate, the sheriff's office said. Neither Childress nor the suspects were injured. (more...)
Couple engaged in sex act in front of restaurant customers, police say Couple engaged in sex act in front of restaurant customers, police say
- January 03, 2018

Hightower and Fisher were reportedly identified after a night manager for the venue reviewed surveillance footage and witnesses spoke with responding police officers. Reconnaissance video acquired by police additionally affirmed the witness articulations, the sworn statement said. In the State of Texas , a Class A misdemeanor is punishable by fines of up to $4,000 and up to one year in prison. (more...)
Sarah Sanders on Trump's Golfing Sarah Sanders on Trump's Golfing
- January 03, 2018

Sanders would not explain why it was bad for Obama to play the occasional round but a positive for the president to play so much golf. Though Trump repeatedly criticized President Obama for golfing while he was in office and vowed that he was "not going to have time to go play golf" on the campaign trail, he's golfed more than three times as much as Obama did to this point in his term. (more...)
Fire destroys 1400 cars, melts floors of Liverpool parking garage Fire destroys 1400 cars, melts floors of Liverpool parking garage
- January 03, 2018

The fire service said that no one had been seriously injured in the fire, but confirmed it did rescue six dogs from various cars on the site. Vehicle alarms can be heard blaring, as well as numerous bangs and pops as the fire takes hold. The council-owned vehicle park is now expected to be demolished as a result of the inferno. The fire happened right next to Liverpool's Echo Arena, which was hosting the Liverpool International Horse Show at the time the fire started. (more...)
Major winter storm looms for Thursday Major winter storm looms for Thursday
- January 03, 2018

The storm is anticipated to drop about 20-30 cm of snow onto the province, followed by rainfall volumes of 20-30 mm, specifically forecasted for the southwest of the province. Winds are expected to strengthen from the east, with gusts of 90 km/h or more along coastal areas. There is also the possibility of storm surge along coastal areas west of Halifax down to Baccaro Point, it says, "as high tide will coincide with the strongest winds and high seas Thursday evening". (more...)
Fatal shooting prompts lockdown at Brantford General Hospital Fatal shooting prompts lockdown at Brantford General Hospital
- January 03, 2018

They have not said whether any arrests have been made or suspects have been identified. The shooting left one person dead and prompted hospital staff to call a "code silver", triggered in response to an "active threat", said vice-president of clinical programs Wendy Pomponio. (more...)
Ex-hostage Joshua Boyle charged with sex assault, assault, forcible confinement: lawyer Ex-hostage Joshua Boyle charged with sex assault, assault, forcible confinement: lawyer
- January 03, 2018

Boyle, the son of an Ottawa tax court judge, is also charged with misleading police on December 30 after reporting that someone was suicidal and missing. Boyle has said his family was shuffled among at least three prisons while they were held captive. "A truly weird combination of elation at being free and away from those who brutalized us for so long", Boyle wrote in an email to Global News describing how it felt to be home shortly after their rescue. (more...)
Authorities were warned about Colorado shooter's mental health a month ago Authorities were warned about Colorado shooter's mental health a month ago
- January 03, 2018

Specifically, the AP notes that Riehl in a December video called for "the firing of Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock" and attacked him "in highly personal terms". Parish was shot and killed after he responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment complex. Later, deputies responded to another call about Riehl. (more...)
How you can help law enforcement victims of the Douglas County shooting How you can help law enforcement victims of the Douglas County shooting
- January 03, 2018

Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings until sunset Tuesday, Jan. 2, in honor of Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Zackari Parrish. The suspect was shot and killed by police officers. That's when detectives say the suspect shot off more than 100 rounds from a Rifle. Spurlock said the injured Douglas County officers were Mike Doyle, 28; Taylor Davis, 30; and 32-year-old Jeff Pelle, son of Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle. (more...)
Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017 Edmonton property values largely hold steady in 2017
- January 02, 2018

This is true for condos as well as single detached homes, although commercial and light industrial saw increases that topped out at fifteen pre cent. "The majority of residential home owners within the (Fraser Valley) region can expect an increase, compared to last year's assessment", said assessor Laura Schwagele in a January 2 press release. (more...)
Climate research reveals what Earth would look like 2C warmer Climate research reveals what Earth would look like 2C warmer
- January 02, 2018

The team found that at 2-degree change, which could occur any time between 2052 and 2070, would lead to 24 to 32 percent of Earth's total land surface becoming drier. A crucial threshold will be 1.5 degrees Celsius - a key tipping point that has been pointed to by climate change experts - but which is more ambitious than the 2-degree limits codified in the worldwide climate accord signed in Paris two years ago. (more...)
Nikki Haley Applauds Iranian People's 'Tremendous Courage' In Anti-Regime Protests Nikki Haley Applauds Iranian People's 'Tremendous Courage' In Anti-Regime Protests
- January 02, 2018

At the same time, he said North Korea would focus in 2018 on "mass-producing nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles for operational deployment". After welcoming Kim's address, South Korean President Moon Jae-in had asked his government earlier in the day to move as quickly as possible to bring North Korea to the Olympics. (more...)
Rajini's politics debut picks up pace with website launch Rajini's politics debut picks up pace with website launch
- January 02, 2018

I have never organised press conferences though I had entertained a few journalists for one-on-one interviews and interactions. He felt that Rajinikanth was apparently trying to capitalise on the current crisis in the AIADMK and hence might have taken the decision to plunge into politics. (more...)
Macron vows to catch mob who launched frenzied NYE attack on police Macron vows to catch mob who launched frenzied NYE attack on police
- January 02, 2018

The harrowing footage shows the gang launching blows to the woman's body and stamping on her face in the Paris suburb of Champigny-sur-Marne, France . The rioters themselves filmed the attack on the woman, who was screaming and trying to protect her head throughout. The woman's police captain was also beaten up, although this was not filmed. (more...)
Japanese rice cakes responsible for New Year's Day deaths Japanese rice cakes responsible for New Year's Day deaths
- January 02, 2018

Given that many citizens wind up blocking their windpipes with the glutinous cakes, the fire department regularly urges citizens to cut the cakes into smaller bite-size pieces and chew thoroughly before swallowing. Children and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to the threat of suffocation. As people aged 65 or over make up almost a third of Japan's 127-million population, Japanese companies have tried to produce mochi that can be consumed with less risk, including in the recipe an ... (more...)
Hatch Announces His Retirement After Four Decades In The Senate Hatch Announces His Retirement After Four Decades In The Senate
- January 02, 2018

Hatch, 83, is the longest serving Senate Republican , having served seven terms. Hatch has served as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee since 2015. Hatch's retirement means an open seat race in his Republican-leaning state in this year's midterm election. Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to run for Hatch's seat in 2018. (more...)
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Clears Two Procurement Proposals Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Clears Two Procurement Proposals
- January 02, 2018

Last April, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), under the then Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, had cleared the procurement under "Buy Global" category of procurement procedure from Rafael Advance Defence Systems Ltd. Israel has become a major defense supplier to India, selling an average of $1 billion of military equipment each year. The urgency is evident from the fact that previous year the Indian Navy announced a global tender for 10 short-range surface-to-air missile systems and 600 ... (more...)
Michele Bachmann Weighs Running for Al Franken's Senate Seat Michele Bachmann Weighs Running for Al Franken's Senate Seat
- January 02, 2018

Bachmann said Franken was "forced out" by his party. So has Tina Smith, the Democratic lieutenant governor whose term as an appointed senator begins Wednesday . Bachmann, who represented Minnesota's Sixth Congressional District from 2007-14, unsuccessfully ran for the 2012 Republican nomination for president. (more...)
Kim says United States should know North Korean nuclear force a reality Kim says United States should know North Korean nuclear force a reality
- January 02, 2018

Monopolising on Donald Trump's divisive, insult hurling style of diplomacy, analysts say the North Korean leader may be trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its ally as a way to ease worldwide isolation and sanctions. Talks could provide a temporary thaw in strained inter-Korean ties, but conservative critics worry that they may only earn the North time to flawless its nuclear weapons. (more...)
Finsbury Park death: man charged with murder of Iuliana Tudos Finsbury Park death: man charged with murder of Iuliana Tudos
- January 02, 2018

Police say the man is being questioned on suspicion of murdering Iuliana Tudos. She said: "I loved her dearly and I still love her and I'll keep loving her". She had been stabbed in the abdomen and suffered a head injury. He was taken into custody from an address in Dalston, east London, on Monday. He said: 'We understand that the local community might have concerns, but I want to reassure people that incidents of this nature are incredibly rare. (more...)
Analysts Expect Williams-Sonoma, Inc
- January 02, 2018

Sequoia Financial Advisors Llc who had been investing in Williams Sonoma Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.42 billion market cap company. Therefore 25% are positive. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Williams-Sonoma by 1.6% during the 3rd quarter. Vident Investment Advisory LLC's holdings in Williams-Sonoma were worth $690,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. (more...)
Afghan Govt Hails Trump's Stance On Pakistan Afghan Govt Hails Trump's Stance On Pakistan
- January 02, 2018

Moreover, Osama bin Laden, the former leader of al-Qaeda terrorist organisation ( also banned in Russian Federation ), who was responsible for the 9/11 attacks, was found and killed by USA forces in Pakistan in 2011. China said the world community should acknowledge its all-weather ally's "outstanding contribution" to counter terrorism. Much of the money Pakistan has received from the US has been through its Coalition Support Funds which gives money to its coalition partners in Afghanistan ... (more...)
Madison County Schools delayed Wednesday because of freezing temperatures Madison County Schools delayed Wednesday because of freezing temperatures
- January 02, 2018

Luten said that the district announced the 2-hour delay yesterday in anticipation of issues with the buses starting up after sitting idle for the entire winter break. WCPSS spokeswoman Lisa Luten said drivers came in early to get a head start on any problems the cold weather might cause for the buses' diesel engines, but, in all, 81 buses didn't start. (more...)
Monetary Management Group Inc. Acquires Shares of 2825 Thor Industries, Inc. (THO)
- January 02, 2018

About 553,257 shares traded. Finally, BancorpSouth Inc purchased a new stake in Thor Industries during the third quarter valued at $256,000. It has outperformed by 4.40% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 42 investors sold Thor Industries, Inc. shares while 139 reduced holdings. (more...)
Kim Jong Un reitera que pode atingir EUA com armas nucleares Kim Jong Un reitera que pode atingir EUA com armas nucleares
- January 02, 2018

South Koreans watch a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's New Year's address, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. "O botão nuclear continua na minha secretária". Não se trata de uma chantagem, mas da realidade. A intenção do líder da Coreia do Norte de iniciar negociações com Seul foi recebida de forma cautelosa por Donald Trump. (more...)
Impax Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:IPXL): Stock Institutional Investors Feel Good About
- January 02, 2018

The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $52.93. (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Its up 0.85, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold IPXL shares while 39 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. (more...)
9 killed, 14 injured in Brazilian prison riot 9 killed, 14 injured in Brazilian prison riot
- January 02, 2018

Police authorities have also stated that the riot broke out when some armed inmates invaded another wing in the prison controlled by a armed inmates. Attackers reportedly set mattresses on fire, burned the bodies of those murdered and beheaded one person. (more...)

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