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World News Stylist arrested after haircut goes horribly wrong
Author: 0 Stylist arrested after haircut goes horribly wrong

From there, DeSpain claimed Shabani got clippers -with the shortest attachment- and ran it across the middle of the customer's head. The victim promptly left, completed his haircut elsewhere and reported the incident to the Madison Police Department.

World News Israel Pact Signed to Deal with Iran Threat
Author: 0 Israel Pact Signed to Deal with Iran Threat

The meeting was held on December 12, the Israeli team was headed by National Security advisor Meir Ben Shabat and the American team was headed by US National Security Advisor H.R. The US and Israel are aiming to formulate steps to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons and to verify that the Islamic Republic is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal.

World News Met Eireann issue two new weather warnings as Storm Dylan approaches
Author: 0 Met Eireann issue two new weather warnings as Storm Dylan approaches

According to Met Eireann , this morning southwest winds will gradually veer westerly and will reach mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h, with gusts between 90 and 110km/h. Bookmaker Coral has slashed the odds of this month being the coldest December on record in the United Kingdom from 2-1 to 5-4. Gale force winds of up to 80mph and heavy rain are set to dampen Scotland's Hogmanay festivities.

World News Turkey, Russia sign loan deal for S-400 air system
Author: 0 Turkey, Russia sign loan deal for S-400 air system

Earlier on Friday, Turkish newspapers cited President Tayyip Erdogan as saying Turkey would borrow in roubles in a loan deal under the accord. On December 27, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Moscow also expects to sign a deal with India soon on the delivery of S-400s.

World News President-Elect George Weah Promises Change To Liberians
Author: 0 President-Elect George Weah Promises Change To Liberians

Mr. Weah will succeed Africa's first elected female President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Liberia's first democratic handover in decades. His appointment is just as special for the people of Liberia who, after two bloody civil wars which left 250,000 dead, will see their first democratic transition of power since 1944.

World News Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return
Author: 0 Snow and ice warnings issued as wintry weather expected to return

The warning was issued at 4pm on Thursday and is valid from 11pm on Thursday until 2pm on Friday. The warning is in place between 3am and 3pm tomorrow, with temperatures expected to continue being low. "A band of cloud with patchy rain, sleet and snow will extend from the west and southwest during the day". Met √Čireann warned that south-west winds gradually veering westerly will reach mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h, with gusts between 90 and 110km/h.

World News Oregon Baker Refused to Make Wedding Cake; Court Rejects Religious Argument
Author: 0 Oregon Baker Refused to Make Wedding Cake; Court Rejects Religious Argument

Both cases are almost identical in that the same-sex couples involved say that they didn't request any specific design, decoration or message for the cake before the bakers refused to sell them. "Freedom of expression for ourselves should require freedom of expression for others", Mr. Shackelford said in a statement . Yet the Kleins failed to prove their case against Avakian, the AP story reported, and Avakian proclaimed the court ruling shows OR is "open to all".

World News Constitutional Court says parliament failed to hold Jacob Zuma to account
Author: 0 Constitutional Court says parliament failed to hold Jacob Zuma to account

Mogoeng disagreed with the majority judgment and accused the order to parliament of being "a textbook case of judicial overreach". The ruling followed an application by opposition parties seeking to compel Parliament to act on the court's 2016 judgment against Zuma, in which it held that he had failed to uphold the Constitution by defying the Public Protector's instructions on repaying public funds spent on his Nkandla homestead.

World News 14 killed, 19 injured in Mumbai building fire
Author: 0 14 killed, 19 injured in Mumbai building fire

A further three people are said to be critically injured. I think a spark from it caused the fire as the wall was made of wood. A large number of those who died were women - the birthday party held at the Kamala Mills restaurant had an all-women theme - and the owners and manager of 1 Above have been booked under Indian Penal Code Section 304 (culpable homicide).

World News Residents in Erie brace for more snow
Author: 0 Residents in Erie brace for more snow

Gov. Tom Wolf had to call the National Guard since there were initial concerns that ambulances could not reach patients on such snowy streets. "They don't have vehicles high enough, so we are now working with the national guard to be able to deploy Humvee ambulances to assist them", said Richard Flinn, the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Emergency Management.

World News Winter Storm Watch issued: Another snowy mess on the way
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch issued: Another snowy mess on the way

Winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. SCDOT has announced that crews will begin treating the high level bridges in the Charleston area at 8 p.m. Many areas will see snow transition to freezing rain Thursday morning causing icy conditions. "Given the cold air temperatures, expect roads to become snow covered", the NWS reports.

World News Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, two intercepted by Iron Dome
Author: 0 Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, two intercepted by Iron Dome

Israel's military retaliated to rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip on Friday with strikes on posts used by the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 6. Two other rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, indicating that both were headed directly for populated areas.

World News We could use 'good old Global Warming' this bitterly cold weekend
Author: 0 We could use 'good old Global Warming' this bitterly cold weekend

Following days of cold weather and forecasts of record lows to come, President Donald Trump tweeted that "we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming ". Trump, not known for his fondness for fighting or even belief in the phenomenon of climate change , took to his favourite medium of communication - Twitter - to post his idea on beating winter cold.

World News Men Die in NYC's Second Deadly Fire in Less Than 12 Hours
Author: 0 Men Die in NYC's Second Deadly Fire in Less Than 12 Hours

Fire officials say it started on the first floor and quickly spread to all five floors of the almost 100-year-old building. The blaze erupted shortly before 7 pm in the Belmont section of the Bronx, a primarily residential, close-knit neighborhood known as the "Little Italy" of the borough, adjacent to the Bronx Zoo and Fordham University.

Author: 0 South Korea seizes Hong Kong vessel for transferring oil to North

They were exposed to radiation between May 2009 and January 2013, and all defected to the South before the most recent test, a researcher at the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, which carried out the examinations, told reporters. North Korea has stepped up its missile and nuclear tests to an unprecedented rate this year, and any new provocation from the North would "inevitably have an impact" on the exercises, the Blue House official said.

Author: 0 Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church

The Interior Ministry suggests that the extremists had accomplices. The second assailtant was captured soon after, Reuters reported. One gunman was shot and killed by police but the other fled the scene. No group has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack. The attack struck a Coptic Christian church in Helwan, a city east of the Nile River on the southern outskirts of central Cairo.

World News President Trump Says He Believes Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Will 'Be Fair'
Author: 0 President Trump Says He Believes Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Will 'Be Fair'

Trump said, then invoked one of his preferred insults. His comments - made during an interview with The New York Times - come after Republicans and supporters of Trump had raised questions over Mueller and his investigative team. The president said he was not concerned about when the inquiry would finish as he had nothing to hide. Brad Parscale, the head of the Trump campaign's digital team, has said that the idea of coordination with Russian Federation is "a joke", but Bertrand notes ...

World News Palestinian Christians: Trump's Jerusalem Move 'Insulting'
Author: 0 Palestinian Christians: Trump's Jerusalem Move 'Insulting'

Trump announced on December 6 that he will move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, reversing decades of US policy that recognized Jerusalem as the capital but delayed the embassy move every six months. Violence, corruption and poverty have made the two countries, along with El Salvador, the main source of illegal migration to the United States, which is giving them $750 million to provide better conditions at home.

World News California quake rattles area east of San Jose
Author: 0 California quake rattles area east of San Jose

The quake measured 2.7 on the Richter scale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, usually significant enough to be felt but not large enough to cause damage. No damage or injuries were reported in either quake. Experts have once again indicated that these tectonic shifts may be indicative of imminent, additionally powerful quakes, and should therefore prompt locals to brace and prepare themselves accordingly.

Author: 0 Names released of 2 women, 2 children found slain in NY home

Officials have released few details since the bodies were found Tuesday in a basement apartment in a home along the Hudson River in Troy, just north of Albany. He refused to release the cause and manner of death, possible motive, or a weapon used. "I don't think there's any doubt that a person who committed this crime is capable of anything", Tedesco said, adding that police don't believe there was an imminent danger to the public.

Author: 0 Time is Running Out for Federal CHIP Program

The CHIP program, which provides dental care as well as medical care, was extended through March by Congress last Thursday with the authorization of an additional $2.85 billion spending to support it nationally. No child deserves to die because of political wrangling; and, make no mistake, children will die if CHIP is not funded. Before Congress decided late in the week to provide the reprieve through March, Caldwell said her staff had already received calls from Alabama parents anxious ...

World News Activist Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead, No Chance of Recovery
Author: 0 Activist Daughter of Eric Garner Declared Brain Dead, No Chance of Recovery

The city of NY settled with Eric Garner's estate for $5.9 million in July 2015. The first came following the birth of her second child and at the time, the family had disclosed Garner had an enlarged heart. "I can't breathe", Eric Garner's last words, became a rallying cry for a movement that would intensify even more just three weeks later in the wake of Michael Brown's extrajudicial killing in Ferguson, Mo.

World News White House magnolia tree to be cut back after 182 years
Author: 0 White House magnolia tree to be cut back after 182 years

According to the documents, it is "completely dependent on the artificial support", which was installed in 1981, and "without the extensive cabling system, the tree would have fallen years ago". There are two Southern magnolias, which were planted by Jackson sometime between 1829 and 1837, according to Dale Haney, the White House grounds superintendent.

World News Alabama officials certify Doug Jones' win in special US Senate election
Author: 0 Alabama officials certify Doug Jones' win in special US Senate election

Mr Jones will be sworn in on January 3 and is the first Alabama Democrat elected to the Senate in 25 years. Jones said in a statement that he looked forward to going to work for the people of Alabama in the new year. Moore was a twice removed from the position of chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Jones spokesman Sam Coleman said Thursday that Moore's attempt to "subvert the will of the people will not succeed".

World News Cardno updates market on impacts of U.S. tax cuts
Author: 0 Cardno updates market on impacts of U.S. tax cuts

Plus, this should greatly help the economy, which slowed down during the Obama years. The last time the nation's federal tax system was overhauled was in 1986, under President Ronald Reagan. I worked extensively with several o my colleagues, especially Sen. Simplification of the Tax Code - Nine out of 10 households will be able to do their taxes using the expanded standard deduction, which will save considerable time and resources in filing taxes.

World News Mistreatement to Kulbhushan Jadhav's Kin by Pakistan Disrupts Lok Sabha
Author: 0 Mistreatement to Kulbhushan Jadhav's Kin by Pakistan Disrupts Lok Sabha

Even as there has been a massive uproar in India against how Jadhav's family was treated across the border, Congress demanded that the Indian citizen be brought back. Congress on Wednesday came out strongly in criticising the treatment meted out to Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife in Pakistan recently. The 40-minute interaction was recorded and tweeted by Pakistan.

World News India speaks in one voice to denounce Pakistan
Author: 0 India speaks in one voice to denounce Pakistan

He said a comprehensive security check was therefore essential. Pakistan insisted the Jadhavs were treated with "respect and dignity" and were asked to change and remove jewellery "purely for security reasons". The external affairs minister said Pakistan highlighted the meeting as a humanitarian gesture but the reality is that it was a clear violation of "human rights" of Jadhav's family.