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Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Parts Of Tri-State Area Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Parts Of Tri-State Area
- January 17, 2018

Southern areas will likely only see a slushy inch or so of snow, while 1 to 2 inches could fall in central areas. Snow and rain showers will last through Wednesday morning, making for slippery morning commute conditions with low visibility at times. (more...)
New poster of Kareena and Sonam-starrer Veere Di Wedding New poster of Kareena and Sonam-starrer Veere Di Wedding
- January 17, 2018

Wedding season has well and truly kicked off, with the likes of Zaheer Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Virat Kohli tying the knot recently. After Virushaka wedding, there have been rumors about Deepika and Ranveer's engagement on Padukone's birthday and Sonam Kapoor's wedding in the month of April in Rajasthan. (more...)
Rochester Police Investigate Claim of Self-Defense in Shooting Death of Teenager Rochester Police Investigate Claim of Self-Defense in Shooting Death of Teenager
- January 17, 2018

A Minnesota teenager was shot and killed after he dared the man he was in a road rage altercation with to pull the trigger. Rochester police said charges are warranted against a man who is jailed after claiming he was defending himself when he reportedly acted on a dare and fatally shot a teenager at the scene of a fender bender. (more...)
'Damaging' winds and snow and ice warnings for Wales 'Damaging' winds and snow and ice warnings for Wales
- January 17, 2018

Gritters are out and about across the Island's road network tonight (Tuesday) as forecasters warn of wintry showers and the formation of ice overnight into Wednesday morning . A Met Office spokesman said: "Along with the strong winds a spell of heavy rain can also be expected, leading to some surface water flooding in places". (more...)
Watch at 1 pm as Cuomo unveils budget proposal Watch at 1 pm as Cuomo unveils budget proposal
- January 17, 2018

Part of Governor Cuomo's State of the State address last week was an expansion of his shared services plan. "The governor's message continues to be about Washington, it continues to be about policies coming out of Washington", Akshar. "The Governor can't just point fingers at the federal government", says Assemblyman Phil Palmesano. The fund would be set up with funds from insurer conversions. (more...)
Will 2020 contenders put Democrats in a bind on DACA? Will 2020 contenders put Democrats in a bind on DACA?
- January 17, 2018

Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , late a year ago but gave Congress until March 5 to pass legislation extending the initiative created by President Barack Obama . Congress now has four days including Tuesday to pass a spending bill - with or without the Democrats - to yet again avoid a government shutdown at the last minute. (more...)
Hard freeze, risky wind chills in store for the Brazos Valley Hard freeze, risky wind chills in store for the Brazos Valley
- January 17, 2018

This advisory will effect Central, Eastern Allegany, and Washington Counties. The snow impacts for east Alabama will happen later this afternoon. Expect pipe-bursting temperatures tonight into early Wednesday ranging from the 10s inland to the lower 20s along the coast. (more...)
Woman allegedly drives 300m down Brisbane boardwalk unlicensed before blowing 0.153 Woman allegedly drives 300m down Brisbane boardwalk unlicensed before blowing 0.153
- January 17, 2018

She allegedly returned a positive reading. The woman allegedly began her trip at Atkinsons Dams and had been drinking as she travelled towards Brisbane. She managed to drive 300 metres down the boardwalk before being stopped by security. It was alleged the woman was three times the legal drink-driving limit when she drove about 85 kilometres from her Atkinsons Dam home in the Somerset region, west of Brisbane, before getting onto the boardwalk. (more...)
Can Democrats force a litmus test on DACA? Can Democrats force a litmus test on DACA?
- January 17, 2018

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer has insisted on attaching a Dreamers compromise to the spending bill, saying it's the only viable path to getting it done. Graham said that he and Durbin then made arrangements to meet with Trump at noon. "I think this week would be fairly Herculean". Republicans' slim 51-49 Senate majority means they need at least nine Democratic votes to pass a spending bill. (more...)
Study links early periods & premature menopause to heart disease Study links early periods & premature menopause to heart disease
- January 17, 2018

The results indicated that the women, who had periods before the age of 12 were at 10 percent greater risk of cardiovascular disease than those who had been 13 or older when they started. They completed questionnaires on their lifestyle, environment, and medical record including reproductive history. The average age at which they had their first child was 26. (more...)
CJI Dipak Misra meets 4 Supreme Court judges who held press meet CJI Dipak Misra meets 4 Supreme Court judges who held press meet
- January 17, 2018

Happily, even amidst the confusing welter of approvals and criticisms, sensible judicial voices had minced no words in condemning the foursome for the press conference . "Put up before appropriate Bench", the judges also said. He also termed the judges' criticism as "trade unionism" and sought action against them quoting retired Delhi High Court judge R.S Sodhi mistakenly referring to him as retired SC judge. (more...)
NWS: 4 counties under storm warning NWS: 4 counties under storm warning
- January 17, 2018

The Austin/San Antonio National Weather Service office issued a winter weather warning for the south-central part of the state and a winter weather advisory for Val Verde and Southern Rio Grande counties for Tuesday. The ingredients are coming together for a bout of wintry weather starting tonight and lasting into at least early Wednesday afternoon . LOUISVILLE, Ky. (more...)
Old currency worth Rs 80 crore seized from UP Old currency worth Rs 80 crore seized from UP
- January 17, 2018

The exact count, however, is not known as counting is still underway. "We got the information that huge amount of demonetised currency was being stored in an under construction house in the Swarup Nagar locality of Kanpur..." Assistant Superintendent of Police, Kanpur, Anurag Arya said 16 persons were caught in the raid and Rs 97 crore old notes in denomination of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 have been recovered. (more...)
Convicted Intelligence Leaker Chelsea Manning Slams Dems in Senate Campaign Ad Convicted Intelligence Leaker Chelsea Manning Slams Dems in Senate Campaign Ad
- January 17, 2018

Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear hosts John Kiriakou and Brian Becker praised American whistleblower Chelsea Manning on her decision to run for US Senate, calling it "a remarkably strong and fearless, defiant message". "Liberal Democrats (are there any other kind?) who excoriate Mr. Trump for his tweets aren't likely to see anything wrong with this incendiary Manning tweet posted last month on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (and cleaned up here): "[Intercourse] the police", followed by "#disarm ... (more...)
Donald Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comments and The Hard Truth Donald Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comments and The Hard Truth
- January 17, 2018

Made up by Dems.' Mr Trump wrote, 'I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. He later tweeted that he has "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously a very poor and troubled country". "I don't know if there will be a shutdown, there shouldn't be", he said. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was present at the meeting, said Trump specifically asked, "Do we need more Haitians? " before launching into a diatribe about African immigration. (more...)
US Lawmakers Work to Salvage Immigration Deal US Lawmakers Work to Salvage Immigration Deal
- January 17, 2018

But it would grant most dreamers eventual citizenship and appropriate $2.7 billion in the fiscal year starting this fall for beefed-up border security, more than half of it for Mr.Trump's " beautiful " wall - the one he said Mexico would pay for . (more...)
Saudi intercepts missile fired by Houthi group Saudi intercepts missile fired by Houthi group
- January 17, 2018

Yemen was the world's worst humanitarian crisis, where 8.3-million people were entirely dependent on external food aid and 400,000 children suffered from severe acute malnutrition, a potentially lethal condition, they said. The United Nations has listed Yemen as the world's number one humanitarian crisis, with 17 million people in need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of starvation. (more...)
Boenning Scattergood Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL)
- January 17, 2018

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $20.06. About 2.64M shares traded. It has underperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Mrj Cap accumulated 101,400 shares or 2.35% of the stock. Moreover, Piedmont Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.05% invested in Exponent, Inc. (more...)
House GOP Leaders Target CHIP, Obamacare Tax-Delays to Avoid Shutdown House GOP Leaders Target CHIP, Obamacare Tax-Delays to Avoid Shutdown
- January 17, 2018

Partisan finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week. Mr Trump said a year ago that he was ditching the scheme unless Congress sent him legislation by March to keep it. Todd and Paul moved on to discussing the main point of the January 11 White House meeting, before it was obscured by the tangential discussions over what the president allegedly did or did not say. (more...)
France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK
- January 17, 2018

The Bayeux Tapestry is set to come to British shores for the first time in its 950-year history in what is hoped will be a sign that ties between the United Kingdom and France will prosper despite Brexit. The Guardian says there have been previous unsuccessful attempts to have the tapestry displayed in Britain, "once for the Queen's coronation in 1953; and in 1966 for the 900-year anniversary of the Battle of Hastings". (more...)
Callon Petroleum (CPE) Shares Bought by Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC
- January 17, 2018

Callon Petroleum Company is an independent oil and natural gas company. The stock ended last trade at 12.91 a share and the price is up more than 6.26% so far this year. Bancshares Of New York Mellon Corporation holds 0.02% or 4.88 million shares. Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in December. (more...)
Good Samaritan's vehicle stolen in Melbourne Good Samaritan's vehicle stolen in Melbourne
- January 17, 2018

The auto, which he purchased just a few weeks ago, contained his house keys, wallet and laptop computer. Both men are assisting police with their enquiries. (more...)
Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to Get 'Out' Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to Get 'Out'
- January 17, 2018

As I attempted to ask questions in Roosevelt Room of Trump, WH press aides shouted in my face to drown out my questions. Donald Trump opened himself to the White House press corps for the first time after Democratic lawmakers leaked his controversial "s***hole" comments to the media last week, and delivered yet another exchange with reporters in the process. (more...)
US, Kazakh Presidents agree to strengthen partnership US, Kazakh Presidents agree to strengthen partnership
- January 17, 2018

Earlier in the day, Nazarbayev met Trump in the White House. In addition, Kazakhstan's flagship air carrier Air Astana affirmed its commitment, under the terms of an existing contract, to purchase three 787 Dreamliners, which are scheduled for delivery in 2021. (more...)
South Africa summons USA diplomat to explain Trump comment South Africa summons USA diplomat to explain Trump comment
- January 17, 2018

RELATIONS between South Africa and the United States of America (USA) are facing a stiff test with Africa's most advanced economy set to summon the US' top diplomat in the wake of alleged offensive comments by President Donald Trump. president. Condemning the comments "in the strongest terms", the AU demanded "a retraction of the comment as well as an apology, not only to the Africans, but to all people of African descent around the globe". (more...)
In Riyadh, a Night at the Movies - after 35 Years In Riyadh, a Night at the Movies - after 35 Years
- January 17, 2018

Cinemas had been banned for more than three decades in the conservative Islamic kingdom, where public entertainment and gender mixing were discouraged. By March this year, Saudi Arabia could get its first permanent theatre. In a nod to conservatives, films will be censored to make sure they remain in line with the kingdom's "moral values". (more...)
15-Year-Old Indian Girl Killed In Horrific Gang Rape 15-Year-Old Indian Girl Killed In Horrific Gang Rape
- January 17, 2018

The Panipat Police on Tuesday claimed that the two accused in the murder and rape of an 11-year-old Dalit girl in Urlana Kalan village of Haryana's Panipat district have admitted to having sex with the corpse of the victim. She died in a hospital 13 days later. Signs of sexual assault are visible and looks like 3-4 people were responsible. "I can not fight a long battle for justice but I appeal to the police to send her criminals behind the bars", the girl's father told HT. (more...)
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
- January 17, 2018

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $342.47. First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:THFF) has risen 28.02% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 41.13. Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $1.96 million activity. (more...)
Arlington denies permit to MLK parade that was to feature Gov. Abbott Arlington denies permit to MLK parade that was to feature Gov. Abbott
- January 17, 2018

It's not clear how many have already made other arrangements, but organizers of the Dallas MLK parade say some of the Arlington entries are asking to be included at their event. "They did not have sufficient funds". Yelverton said the parade's organizers hadn't paid the fees necessary to cover the city resources, including police officers needed to provide security. (more...)
Trump Wants You To Know That He Is Not A Racist - Okay?
- January 17, 2018

Mr. Young "reiterated the excellent relations between the United States and Nigeria", during the meeting, Mr. Brooks said. Chesky said in a tweet that 2.7 million guests have booked Airbnb reservations across Africa, El Salvador and Haiti , resulting in $170 million in payouts to hosts in those areas. (more...)

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