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World News Mild weather today, dangerously cold this holiday weekend
Author: 0 Mild weather today, dangerously cold this holiday weekend

Wed: High: 29 Low: 15 Mostly sunny, breezy. Local temperatures are predicted to hover in the low 70s through the weekend, Rodriguez said. The dew point is rising with the increased cloud cover. With wind chills -5° to -10°, you can get frost bite in a half an hour . In other words, by all means have fun celebrating another great year - but do so in a safe and smart manner.

Author: 0 Police blame prankster for Wichita shooting

Police say there wasn't, but amid the confusion, an officer shot and killed a 28-year-old man. The report turned out to be false . A man said his father had been shot in the head. "That cop murdered my son over a false report in the first place". She said he screamed and was shot . More than a dozen Twitter users associated with the gaming community told the local paper that the "swatting" prank occurred following a dispute involving two Call of Duty players .

World News Grinchy game: S. Carolina lottery error yielded false wins
Author: 0 Grinchy game: S. Carolina lottery error yielded false wins

The S.C. Education Lottery Commission met behind closed doors Friday and chose to set aside the money for potential payouts while continuing to investigate a programming glitch that produced erroneous tickets on Christmas Day. As you can imagine, that stance isn't popular with those holding winning tickets. Cobb said her and her friend tried to cash the money the next day and they were unable to, she said 'that hurt a lot of people'.

World News Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title
Author: 0 Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title

Two more draws with Alexander Moiseenko of Ukraine and Nigel Short of England ensued before Anand won fluently against Ivan Salgedo Lopez of Spain. "On the first day already, I could feel that I was playing well". He entered the final phase (Round 11 to 15) of the event tied-second. "I felt that I had lost the plot a little bit (after three draws)". "What looked like a realistic podium finish - even that looked doubtful.

World News Trump Attacks Vanity Fair Over Hillary Clinton Video
Author: 0 Trump Attacks Vanity Fair Over Hillary Clinton Video

In a statement yesterday, the magazine said the video was an attempt at humor that regrettably "missed the mark". It seems Trump has noticed all of this, because now he's criticizing the magazine for not mocking his former political opponent more , all while gloating about how they're "bending over backwards" and "begging for forgiveness".

World News Israel strikes Gaza Strip after rocket attack
Author: 0 Israel strikes Gaza Strip after rocket attack

Rocket warning sirens were heard shortly before midday in the Shaar Hanegev and Sedot Hanegev regions, sending frightened residents running to shelters. "We will use all means to defend Israel's sovereignty and security", Netanyahu said. Palestinians have clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and along the Gaza border since Trump's announcement.

World News Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife
Author: 0 Man accused of rigging door to electrocute his wife

When deputies came to the house to check it out, they noticed burn marks near the handle. When a deputy kicked the door, he saw a large spark. Deputies say it was apparent the suspect rigged electrical devices to the top door lock and lower door handle in an attempt to electrocute whoever attempted to unlock and open the front door.

World News Greenville police identifies 7-year-old homicide victim
Author: 0 Greenville police identifies 7-year-old homicide victim

A young child has died after being shot in Greenville. The vehicle then attempted to back up but struck the front of one of our squads, causing minor damage. The McKinney Police Department reportedly has a suspect in custody on a capital murder warrant in connection with the shooting death of a 7-year old in Greenville Thursday.

World News NH State Parks to Offer 'First Day Hikes'
Author: 0 NH State Parks to Offer 'First Day Hikes'

On New Year's Day , state parks across the nation will offer complimentary hikes. The float is a joint project with ONSR and Missouri State Parks and is part of a Winter Paddling Clinic that will be held at Echo Bluff State Park on Sunday.

World News Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter
Author: 0 Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter

Maldonado said "ideological and philosophical differences" with the administration are a potential reason for the terminations. According to the Blade , numerous advisers had time left on their terms, and fired advisers say this purge seems much more arbitrary than Obama's .

World News Iran cities hit by anti-government protests
Author: 0 Iran cities hit by anti-government protests

The governor of Mashhad, Mohammad Rahim Norouzian, said that "the demonstration was illegal but the police dealt with people with tolerance". Police confronted the "illegal" protest "with tolerance", Norouzian said, adding that the authorities arrested a number of people who meant to destroy public property, without providing details.

World News False report led to officer-involved shooting in Kansas
Author: 0 False report led to officer-involved shooting in Kansas

Kansas law makes some false calls to police a felony that can be punished up to 13 months in prison for a first-time offender. In this case, Wichita local Andrew Finch , whose family members say did not play video games , answered his door only to face down a SWAT team-level response .

Author: 0 Carnival (CCL) Releases Earnings Results

Sunbelt Securities Inc who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $156.75B market cap company. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 0.72.

World News State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea
Author: 0 State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea

Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it had imposed sanctions on two North Korean officials for their role in Pyongyang's ballistic missile program. Lavrov "once again highlighted that it is unacceptable to exacerbate tensions around the Korean peninsula with Washington's aggressive rhetoric toward Pyongyang and increasing military preparations in the region", it said.

World News Teen learns mother, brother and sister killed in quadruple murder
Author: 0 Teen learns mother, brother and sister killed in quadruple murder

The slain victims have been identified as Shanta Myers , 36, Brandi Mells , 22, and Myers' children, Shanise, 5, and Jeremiah, 11. Myers's 15-year-old son, Isaiah Smith, was away when he heard what happened to his mother, brother and sister - and says he fears for his own life, knowing their killer is still at large.

World News Trump refutes low approval rating reports as 'fake news'
Author: 0 Trump refutes low approval rating reports as 'fake news'

Mr. Trump's average approval rating, according to Gallup's daily tracking poll, has hovered between 35 and 40 percent since the early summer. President Donald Trump sent 26 percent fewer Mexicans back home this year through November than Barack Obama did in the same period in 2016, despite vows to crack down on illegal immigration, Mexican government data show.

World News All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend
Author: 0 All CHP officers on duty for holiday weekend

In a 2016 survey, more than half of marijuana users in the state believed it was safe to drive while under the influence of marijuana, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation . "You can get a DUI, it's against the law", Colby Daniels said. If you see a driver who appears to be impaired, do not hesitate to call 9-1-1. The passenger, 20-year-old Maya Isabelle Thone of Pacifica, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Author: 0 Romanian Hackers Charged with Disabling Police Cameras Before Inauguration

The DoJ also said that Isvanca and Cismaru participated in the ransomware scheme using the compromised MPD surveillance camera computers, along with other people. They now extradition to the United States on charges of wire fraud and attacking protected computers, according to court filings from the Department of Justice.

World News Ulysses Wilkerson's Family Wanting Answers
Author: 0 Ulysses Wilkerson's Family Wanting Answers

Buzzfeed reports that, in a statement , the Troy Police Department has deemed the use of force as "necessary". Wilkerson's mother posted a photo of her beaten son to Facebook, saying he had to be transported to a hospital for surgery.

World News Suspect drives off pier while running from police
Author: 0 Suspect drives off pier while running from police

If you're ever chased by police, you might want to avoid the strategy used by a suspect in Oregon. A man was being chased by police so he made a decision to drive his vehicle into a river to get away. Astoria Police posted a video to their Facebook page yesterday showing the pickup being removed from the Columbia River by a crane on the pier. Erofeeff got out of his truck and swam several hundred feet away before he returned to the pier.

World News Man crashes vehicle after firing shots at deputy, trooper in Virginia
Author: 0 Man crashes vehicle after firing shots at deputy, trooper in Virginia

Stafford County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo said deputies were called to a domestic-related shooting at England Run North Apartments on Heron Drive at 11:24 a.m. Mile marker 142 is located between Exit 140/Courthouse Road and Exit 143/Garrisonville Road in Stafford County. They say he got back in, kept driving and then crashed, overturning his vehicle.

World News Security ramped up for Times Square New Year's Eve bash
Author: 0 Security ramped up for Times Square New Year's Eve bash

Officials say the annual celebration in the city will have unprecedented security measures. After that, all 125 parking garages in the area will be shut and sealed until Monday. The exact times that these blocks close to pedestrian and vehicular traffic will depend on when the revelers begin arriving. The NYPD says beginning at 11 a.m.

World News Overseas tours will 'define' India - Shastri
Author: 0 Overseas tours will 'define' India - Shastri

Any place, even Indian conditions can be very hard if you are not in a good frame of mind, so cricket is played with ball and bat and if you are not there mentally, it does not matter the conditions you are playing in. While he acknowledged the fact that it "will remain very special" for him and Anushka, "switching on back to cricket is not difficult". "The tour of South Africa will be a test for Kohli", added Bedi according to quotes on TOI .

World News Roskosmos loses contact with Angolan telecom satellite
Author: 0 Roskosmos loses contact with Angolan telecom satellite

The Angosat project was agreed by Russian Federation and Angola in 2009 and includes the satellite, its launch, and on-ground infrastructure in a suburb of the capital Luanda. The Angolan space vehicle was commissioned in 2012 but its launch has been postponed several times. At the time of the last Zenit launch in December 2015, there were no more missions on the Ukrainian-made rocket's manifest, leaving the Zenit program's future in question.

World News Know all about the Triple Talaq Bill that criminalises instant divorce
Author: 0 Know all about the Triple Talaq Bill that criminalises instant divorce

Congress members protested the introduction of the National Medical Commission Bill by Health Minister JP Nadda, demanding that it be sent to the parliamentary standing committee for thorough scrutiny. "Does triple talaq have any legal basis today?" Under the proposed law, instant triple talaq in any form -spoken, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS and WhatsApp - would be illegal and void.

World News Comanche wins Sydney-Hobart race after protest
Author: 0 Comanche wins Sydney-Hobart race after protest

Wild Oats XI had come from behind to pip LDV Comanche in a nail-biting River Derwent climax and slash nearly five hours off the record set by Perpetual LOYAL past year. "We were the right-of-way boat: they were the give-way boat. It was just one of those tricky situations in a yacht race and that's what happens, and we all paid the price".

Author: 0 Annabelle Falkholt's boyfriend shares touching tribute after her death

Craig Whitall, 50, had been travelling home from a government-run clinic in Nowra on Boxing Day when his vehicle swerved on to the wrong side of the road, killing him, and the parents of soap actress Jessica Falkholt . "I've never met such a kind, gentle soul and this world is at such a loss without this attractive angel". I'm so thankful for every second I got to spend with my baby'.

World News Al Franken on Resignation: 'I'm Not Giving Up My Voice'
Author: 0 Al Franken on Resignation: 'I'm Not Giving Up My Voice'

Franken thanked his wife, Franni, their family and his staff as well as Minnesota's senior senator, Democrat Amy Klobuchar. Franken praised Lt. Gov. "We still have to be ready to speak out for economic justice and to defend the truth". "Whatever it is that we do next we will do it together", Franken said, beginning to choke up.

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