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Winter Storm Warning issued for a number of counties

Winter Storm Warning issued for a number of counties Measurable snowfall in Pensacola has only occurred on six days since 1948. Miramar Beach and Destin were two location in the northwestern part of the state to report snow flurries. A winter weather advisory was expanded for some parts of New Jersey and remains for Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties. [Full Article...]

Rosie O'Donnell Shames Franken's Accuser, Defends Him on Twitter

Rosie O'Donnell Shames Franken's Accuser, Defends Him on Twitter The allegations against Franken are disturbing. A Los Angeles radio anchor accuses Franken of forcibly kissing her while they were rehearsing during a 2006 USO tour . Franken's colleagues initially called for an ethics investigation into his behavior, but as more allegations against him came to light, they demanded his resignation from the Senate. [Full Article...]

Won't ape BJP, won't respond to its abuses: Rahul Gandhi

Won't ape BJP, won't respond to its abuses: Rahul Gandhi While he later insisted he was referring to Modi's low level of politics, the BJP was quick to give it a "low-caste' spin. And if I may say so, he is not even of Gujarat or India only, but he belongs to entire world", Rahul said. "This is a fact that he was part of Congress party". At a rally at Pavi Jetpur in Chhota Udepur district, Rahul hit back, saying the Congress is contesting the polls on... [Full Article...]

First fatality confirmed as raging wildfires spread across Southern California

First fatality confirmed as raging wildfires spread across Southern California In San Diego, the National Weather Service found relative humidity levels well below 10 percent on Thursday, with tinderbox dry air draped across the entire West Coast. Twenty-nine horses died at a ranch in Sylmar, the Los Angeles Times reported . Animal Control officers were able to rescue several horses and a puppy, but could not immediately enter the barn due to the flames. [Full Article...]

Protesters rally against net neutrality regulation rollback

Protesters rally against net neutrality regulation rollback If adopted, the new rules would reverse current regulations that require Internet service providers to give equal treatment to all websites . Activists protest the FCC's plan to cut net neutrality outside more than 600 Verizon stores nationwide and across the city. [Full Article...]

Brexit Secretary David Davis urged to resign over lack of impact assessments

Brexit Secretary David Davis urged to resign over lack of impact assessments Labour MP David Lammy had contacted Commons speaker John Bercow, urging contempt proceedings against Mr Davis, and said it was time to put the minister "in the Tower of London". Mr Davis's admission that no sectoral impact assessments have been made by the Government provoked outrage among opposition MPs, with calls for his resignation as Brexit Secretary and for him to face investigation for con... [Full Article...]

Mikheil Saakashvili detained in Kyiv

Mikheil Saakashvili detained in Kyiv Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said this during a joint meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Vilnius on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. Poroshenko named Saakashvili as governor of the Odessa region in 2015, but he stepped down the following year after falling out with the president. [Full Article...]

Snow and Ice Expected As Weather Warnings Issued

Snow and Ice Expected As Weather Warnings Issued Some icy roads and footpaths also. Another snow-ice warning has been issued for seven counties ahead of Storm Caroline. . AA Roadwatch have already begun to advise on risky roads around the country. "He said maximum temperatures on Friday will be three or four degrees in Donegal, with some parts of the county seeing temperatures as low as 2 or 3 degrees", he said. [Full Article...]

Former Norwegian royal accuses Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct

Ari Behn , who was married to Princess Martha Louise at the time, said he was seated with the actor at a Nobel Peace Prize concert in 2007 that Spacey co-hosted with Uma Thurman . Actor Anthony Rapp was the first to break the silence against Spacey's behaviour, and a number of other men (including Harry Dreyfuss) have since made public accusations. [Full Article...]

Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj

Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj A staff member from the Indian embassy will also be present during the meeting, Faisal briefed media during his weekly news briefing. Faisal also said that a "diplomat from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad will be allowed to accompany the visitors". [Full Article...]

California wind, fire danger hit unprecedented high

California wind, fire danger hit unprecedented high That fire has now reached 96,000 acres, and officials fear the worst wind day so far this week in Southern California as the region battles major brushfires, scorching nearly 120,000 acres altogether. The campus was built with architectural and mechanical fire protection systems as well as landscape design and vegetation management to prevent fires from threatening the facility. [Full Article...]

CNN Botches Report on Trump Administration's Early Access to the DNC Leaks

CNN Botches Report on Trump Administration's Early Access to the DNC Leaks A CNN spokesperson said there will not be disciplinary action in this case because the reporters followed CNN's editorial standards process, which requires review and approval of the use of anonymous sources. In a tweet the previous day, WikiLeaks had released 678.4 megabytes of DNC emails. 4, 2016, giving them access to hacked WikiLeaks documents before they were publicly available. [Full Article...]

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with PAN extended to March 31, 2018

Deadline for linking Aadhaar with PAN extended to March 31, 2018 On Thursday, UIDAI - the authority which issues Aadhaar - had said that deadlines for linking bank accounts and SIM cards are still valid. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has set up a five-judge bench to hear next week a plea challenging the move to link Aadhaar with other services on the ground that it infringes on citizens' privacy. [Full Article...]

North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm A North Korean foreign ministry official was quoted as saying the military drills and "bellicose remarks" by USA officials "cannot be interpreted in any other way but as a warning to us to be prepared for a war on the Korean peninsula". McMaster's remarks even saw Republican Senator Lindsey Graham say it was necessary to move all the United States military dependents out of the peninsula for fear ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump will undergo health exam and release results after slurred speech

Donald Trump will undergo health exam and release results after slurred speech Questions about Trump's oral health cropped up after people pointed out that the president appeared to be struggling to deliver his final words during Wednesday's speech. At age 70, Trump was the oldest president elected to his first term. In September 2016, during the general election campaign, Trump released a doctor's note that included some medical information. [Full Article...]

#MeToo movement named Time magazine's Person of the Year

#MeToo movement named Time magazine's Person of the Year However, when announcing the new issue on the U.S version of Today , Time Editor in Chief Edward Felsenthal highlighted the fact that on the cover , an unknown women's elbow can be seen below Taylor. "We have an opportunity and I think that we'll take advantage of this opportunity and we will hit the ground running, doing really hard work to make sure we maximize this moment". [Full Article...]

Roy Moore Accuser Admits Adding Notation To Yearbook Inscription

Roy Moore Accuser Admits Adding Notation To Yearbook Inscription Allred said Friday that she will hold a press conference later in the day to address the authenticity of Moore's signature. "Get out and vote for Roy Moore! ". She had claimed in a press conference last month that Mr Moore, who was in his 30s at the time, had written the passage during his visit to a diner where she was working as a waitress. [Full Article...]

Pope, UN, EU, others criticize Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as capital

Pope, UN, EU, others criticize Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as capital While he said it was hard to predict the consequences, he said he feared "we will continue to see this tragedy of violence, destruction" and the forced movement of refugees, adding that "simple people, normal families will pay the highest price". [Full Article...]

Majority of voters disapprove GOP tax plan, says helps wealthy

Majority of voters disapprove GOP tax plan, says helps wealthy The Republican tax plan pending in the U.S. Congress benefits the wealthy the most, say 64 percent of American voters, while only 24 percent say the tax plan benefits the middle class. If it does pass, it would be the most sweeping change to the US tax system since the Reagan era. Forty-one percent of voters said they expect their taxes to go up under the GOP plan, 32 percent said they think i... [Full Article...]

'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties

'Common ground' theme in testy US-Pakistan ties Accompanied by senior officials from the US defense and state departments, Mattis met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa , separately, during his day-long visit, the second tour of a high profile USA official in less than a month. [Full Article...]


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