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World News Renewed Housing Assistance For Puerto Ricans Displaced By Hurricane Maria
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Scott said Florida has everything the evacuees need to call the state home. "Sanders", Blumenthal said. "We can not allow this administration to abandon fellow Americans and declare mission accomplished while half of Puerto Rico remains in the dark, clean drinking water is unavailable and thousands of people are living in temporary shelters".

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Horrell Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Yume Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $154.41M market cap company. Grimes & reported 350,261 shares. Korea Investment reported 306,757 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 1,536 shares of the company's stock, valued at $71,777.28.

World News Crash shuts down stretch of Thruway near Transit
Author: 0 Crash shuts down stretch of Thruway near Transit

Numerous injuries are reported as minor. WIVB-TV writes that the I-90 eastbound is congested for several miles. As of 4:15 p.m., all lanes were blocked around I-90 eastbound at Exit 50, state police said. A travel advisory was issued for northern Erie County, which includes all of Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Lancaster, Alden, and near Erie/Niagara County line, Localsyr.com reported .

World News Trump threatens to withhold funding to Palestinians
Author: 0 Trump threatens to withhold funding to Palestinians

For example, they said , Trump remains supportive of a two-state solution, if that's what the parties agree to, and the administration is maintaining the status quo on Jerusalem's holy sites. Embassy move and recognition of Jerusalem. Most of the worldwide community does not recognise Israeli sovereignty over east Jerusalem, which it captured in the 1967 Middle East war.

World News Sub-freezing temps delay Robeson County Schools on Tuesday
Author: 0 Sub-freezing temps delay Robeson County Schools on Tuesday

All elementary, middle, P-8 and junior high classes will start at 10am. Counties that operated on a two-hour delay on Tuesday included Wake, Durham, Orange, Cumberland, Stokes, Surry, Bladen and Rowan counties. "Starting two hours late gives us time to make sure our buses can be on time". All schools will accept students when they arrive.Dismissal will occur as regularly scheduled.

World News United States calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran
Author: 0 United States calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran

In the days ahead, we will be calling for an emergency session, both here in NY and at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Haley rejected as "complete nonsense" charges by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that the five-day-old protests were being fomented by the country's "enemies".

World News Vijay Gokhale to replace Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary
Author: 0 Vijay Gokhale to replace Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary

Mr. Gokhale, who was Ambassador to China prior to moving back to the Ministry, has been widely credited with conducting delicate but tough diplomatic negotiations in Beijing during the Doklam crisis. He was High Commissioner of India to Malaysia from January 2010 to October 2013, Ambassador of India to the Federal Republic of Germany from October 2013 to January 2016, and Ambassador of India to the People's Republic of China from January 2016 to October 2017.

World News Thousand Indians pack bags to India from the US
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The Department of Homeland Security is putting the 21st Century Act under the microscope and looking at the language used in the American Competitiveness section. "There is no change (as yet) in the H1B visa policy (of the US)", Ms Swaraj had said in October a year ago. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year.

World News New Year: Umahi Condemns Killings Of Christians In Rivers
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No fewer than 21 persons have been confirmed killed in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. An indigene of Omoku, who yesterday gave details of how the 15 worshippers were gunned down but would not want his name in print, to avoid his being trailed by the criminals, said as the Christians were leaving their various churches on January 1, the gunmen were spraying them with bullets at close range.

World News Stepfather charged with 1st-degree murder in death of boy, 6
Author: 0 Stepfather charged with 1st-degree murder in death of boy, 6

Seven-year-old Brice Russell was left in Montgomery's care-along with three of his siblings-by his mother, Donya Shenita Russell , who reportedly went off to work. Montgomery called 911 later in the morning when Russell remained unresponsive. Jack Junior Montgomery arrested on New Year's Eve for assaulting and killing his stepson, 7 in a Florida hotel.

World News City adding 1500 barriers to prevent vehicle terror attacks
Author: 0 City adding 1500 barriers to prevent vehicle terror attacks

He won re-election in November, beating out Republican candidate, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis. De Blasio, who won about 66 percent of the vote, predicted that New York's liberalism would spread across the United States. It was a markedly different scene from four years ago, when de Blasio had been sworn in by former President Bill Clinton, with former Secretary of State and Senator Hillary Clinton and Governor Andrew Cuomo also in attendance.

World News Crews work to fix water main break in Lynchburg
Author: 0 Crews work to fix water main break in Lynchburg

The second water main break was reported Tuesday morning on the 700 block of Montgomery Street. Berlin is also facing their second water main break on Robindale Drive early this morning. Jon O'Brien, superintendent of Sioux City's underground utilities department, said he couldn't be sure of what caused the water main to break, but added that cold weather is a possible cause.

World News Thirteen monkeys killed in safari park fire
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Fire station commander Paul Goddard said he believed all the monkeys had died before crews arrived at the scene. It took two hours to extinguish the flames, according to the fire service. "Our first instinct would be to rescue the animals if we could, but to do that we need to get the fire under control, " he said. Misha the aardvark dies after a fire breaks out at London Zoo.

World News US service member killed, 4 others hurt in Afghanistan
Author: 0 US service member killed, 4 others hurt in Afghanistan

A U.S. service member was killed and four others were wounded Monday during an operation in a part of Afghanistan in which U.S. forces have been combating both the Islamic State and the Taliban, U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, who is the top commander for USA forces in Afghanistan , expressed his condolences. "Two wounded service members are being treated at a nearby medical treatment facility and are in stable condition".

World News Minnesota governor names his lieutenant to exchange Franken in Senate
Author: 0 Minnesota governor names his lieutenant to exchange Franken in Senate

Former Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., said Tuesday she is considering running for Al Franken's Senate seat, but is anxious she will face disastrous attacks from the media and Democrats as a Christian politician. So she'd have little chance to win a statewide election in a place that went for Hillary Clinton in 2016 and now has two Democratic senators. Bachman could join Smith in the race.

World News Two dead on South Africa's Table Mountain
Author: 0 Two dead on South Africa's Table Mountain

A picture shared on social media shows one rescuer administering CPR to a person on a narrow ledge. "The crew's assessment was that the best way to rescue the climbers was to abseil from the cable auto", rescue team spokesman Johann Marais told the Times Live news website.

World News Parents horrified by deadly discovery in school sandpit
Author: 0 Parents horrified by deadly discovery in school sandpit

The incident sparked alarm after initial reports suggested the eggs belonged to the eastern brown snake, the country's deadliest species. Rescuers Yvette Attleir and Rod Miller dug out the sandpit at St Joseph's Catholic primary school and discovered no fewer than seven snake nests hosting a total of 43 eggs, a new addition to the list of unsavoury things found in a children's sandpit.

World News France expresses concern over Iran protests
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They have since expanded to several cities, with some protesters chanting against the government and the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Iranian protesters attacked police stations late into the night on Monday, news agency and social media reports said , as security forces struggled to contain the boldest challenge to the clerical leadership since unrest in 2009.

World News Pence will visit Netanyahu in Israel, US official says
Author: 0 Pence will visit Netanyahu in Israel, US official says

Pence is also scheduled to visit Egypt, where he will meet with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. According to USA administration spokespersons, the two postponements arose from close votes in the Senate on the tax reform bill, which obliged Pence to attend so that he would be able to cast the deciding vote in the event of a tie.

World News Winter Storm Watch Issued Ahead of Snow
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Freezing rain accumulations up to a tenth of an inch are possible as well. That low will be driven northeastward up the east coast Wednesday and Thursday. However, if it falls as snow throughout the entire event - more accumulation is possible. The track of the storm is still a bit iffy FOUR days out. Despite the track, the low will probably experience what meteorologists call bombogenesis , which is a fast drop in environmental weight of 24 millibars or more in a time of 24 hours.

World News Bigg Boss 11: Puneesh becomes the first contestant to enter Finale
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Luv was there and he explained to Priyank not to say this but Priyank did not stop. Puneesh celebrates his happiness with Shilpa 11 pm: "The celebs" sacrifice turns against them Bigg Boss announces that other than Akash and Puneesh, all the other four contestants have been nominated for eviction this week 11 pm: "Hina tells the three commoners to decide amongst themselves who will be on top 3 Akash claims he is one, Puneesh at 2, Luv at 3.

World News Abu Rudeineh: US and Israeli decisions on Jerusalem a declaration of war
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The bill is widely seen as meant to make it more hard to give up part of Jerusalem to the Palestinian Authority, which wants the city's eastern half to be the capital of an independent Palestinian state. Mr Trump's statement last month enraged Palestinians, who seek east Jerusalem as capital of a future state. Israel's Culture and Sport minister praised National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver for removing a reference to Palestinian " occupied territories" from the NBA's ...

World News Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015 on Iranian unrest
Author: 0 Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015 on Iranian unrest

USA oil prices closed above $60 a barrel on the final trading day of the year, the first time since mid-2015, as the commodity ended 2017 with a 12 percent gain spurred by strong demand and declining global inventories. The cuts started in January 2017 and are scheduled to cover all of 2018. US commercial crude oil inventories have fallen by nearly 20 percent from their historic highs last March, to 431.9 million barrels.

World News Protests in Iran spread, 9 killed
Author: 0 Protests in Iran spread, 9 killed

Hundreds have been arrested, according to officials and social media. Nine people were killed as fresh unrest hit Iran overnight, state television said today, with protesters trying to storm a police station despite attempts to crack down on the biggest demonstrations in years.