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Dominion Energy Virginia to assist with Puerto Rico power restoration efforts

Dominion Energy Virginia to assist with Puerto Rico power restoration efforts The new wave of crews and restoration equipment is project arrive mid-January, increasing the number of workers on the ground to 5,500. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and U.S. Ameren co-workers will work in the Carolina Region, located on the northeast coast immediately east of San Juan. Recently, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it could be as long as eight months before the whole island's electric... [Full Article...]

'I can't do it': Woman sent to prison hell

'I can't do it': Woman sent to prison hell She wept as she appeared before a judge in handcuffs on Christmas morning and was suddenly handed a three-year sentence for the charge of drug smuggling, the report said. Her family told British newspapers she bought the tablets for her Egyptian partner living in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. It is not clear when an appeal against her sentence might be heard. [Full Article...]

Kiev, pro-Russian separatists exchange hostages

Kiev, pro-Russian separatists exchange hostages Not all prisoners held by Ukraine have chosen to return to separatist controlled areas. Earlier, the sides have agreed that Kiev will release 306 Donetsk and Lugansk supporters in exchange for 74 soldiers and pro-government civilians. [Full Article...]

Extreme cold, but no precipitation, in Thursday forecast

Extreme cold, but no precipitation, in Thursday forecast In the state's north, low temperatures could be below zero. It's going to be a wet, cold and cloudy day in New Orleans on Wednesday (Dec. 27), according to forecasters with the National Weather Service . "Our confidence is very high that we won't get anything at all", Palmer said. Head added that temperatures will feel colder due to the windchill factor. [Full Article...]

Trump's top 10 achievements make an impressive list

Trump's top 10 achievements make an impressive list A Gallup poll released earlier this month showed the share of US adults holding a favorable opinion of Clinton had dropped to 36 percent, a new low. Trailing far behind Trump in the 2017 survey were Pope Francis with 3 percent; Rev. Billy Graham, U.S. Sen. As for some extra salt on the statistical slight, Trump's polarizing presidential rival, Hillary Clinton , remained the most admired wom... [Full Article...]

Virushka's wedding announcement most retweeted post of this year

Virushka's wedding announcement most retweeted post of this year Post the reception in Mumbai , Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli will travel to South Africa where Virat Kohli will start prepping for the upcoming series and Anushka will spend New Year's Eve with him. Regis. From Bollywood "PK" director Rajkumar Hirani, Boman Irani, Prasoon Joshi and many others were the first ones to arrive. After an extravagant Delhi reception, newlywed Virat Kohli a... [Full Article...]

Drawing for tied House race delayed; Democrats to file challenge

Drawing for tied House race delayed; Democrats to file challenge They also asked a trio of circuit court judges to reconsider their decision to allow a controversial ballot to be counted as a vote cast for her Republican opponent David Yancey. Their names, written on paper and tucked inside two film canisters, will be plucked from a 180-year-old turquoise pitcher that was excavated from under long-buried stables in Richmond's Capitol Square. [Full Article...]

Christmas tree recycling program in Lancaster County

Christmas tree recycling program in Lancaster County Well Emmet County is giving people who live there an incentive to recycle theirs. For New Hanover County residents, the county will offer free tree recycling starting the day after Christmas. The corps is also accepting trees in Mount Vernon until January 5 at Veterans Park softball field, Forest Avenue; Optimist Park at 903 Pace Ave.; and Airport Park at 1101 Airport Road. [Full Article...]

'Aggressive US rhetoric' on North Korea unacceptable, Russian FM Lavrov says

'Aggressive US rhetoric' on North Korea unacceptable, Russian FM Lavrov says Moscow is ready to act as a mediator between the United States and North Korea, but the conflicting sides should give their consent to this, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday. Moscow's foreign ministry added that Lavrov highlighted that it's unacceptable to exacerbate tensions with Washington's aggressive rhetoric toward Pyongyang and increasing military preparations arou... [Full Article...]

Orrin Hatch Says He's 'Grateful' for Biting Editorial That Suggested He Resign

But Matt Whitlock, a spokesman for Hatch, said that the senator's tweet was made in jest. Although the editorial afforded Hatch the "Utahn of the Year" distinction due to his far-reaching influence on the national stage, it expressed its deep disapproval of the way Hatch has used that influence and called on him to retire. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers

United Kingdom woman jailed for 3 years in Egypt for carrying painkillers Last month, her mother Roberta Sinclair said: "She did not realise what she was doing". Plummer had claimed the painkiller, legal in the United Kingdom but banned in Egypt , was for her Egyptian partner, to treat his back pain. It is not clear when an appeal against her sentence might be heard. "It is illogical that she was dealing in Tramadol.She had only 320 pills - even the plane ticke... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage'

Donald Trump: Russia dossier a 'Crooked Hillary pile of garbage' The dossier was a collection of unverified claims about alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. "And they used this Crooked Hillary pile of garbage as the basis for going after the Trump Campaign!" "What we really want to know is was the dossier - which you all are quite aware was a Clinton funded opposition research document - the basis for weaponizing the intelligence community agai... [Full Article...]

Footage of the meeting is disheartening, says Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends

Footage of the meeting is disheartening, says Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends Pakistan officials claimed that more such meetings will take place, reports said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to brief the media. He watched images of Jadhav's mother Avantika and wife Chetna sitting across a glass screen flicker on the TV set at his home. Islamabad defended its stance of not granting diplomatic access to Jadhav, insisting he is a se... [Full Article...]

Particular climate assertion issued for Christmas

Particular climate assertion issued for Christmas A few centimetres of snow are expected, along with poor road visibility as the flurries move through, Environment Canada said Monday afternoon. It's a handsome white Christmas , but it's becoming blustery with brisk winds and local blowing snow developing, states the weather statement. [Full Article...]

Jennifer Lawrence Sends Kris Jenner a Porsche for Christmas

Jennifer Lawrence Sends Kris Jenner a Porsche for Christmas Hollywood's A-listers always set gifting goals and this Christmas is no different as Jennifer Lawrence gifts Kris Jenner an automobile, which was actually a ride-on toy. Clearly, its size didn't take away from the mother of six's joy , with Jenner writing, " My girl didn't disappoint ". Emphasis on the " My girl didn't disappoint " here, people. [Full Article...]

Farmers Call For Bandh In North Karnataka Over Mahadayi Water Dispute

Farmers Call For Bandh In North Karnataka Over Mahadayi Water Dispute Parrikar for his willingness to discuss the issue with Karnataka. He also flaunted Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's letter to him agreeing to hold talks with Karnataka government to find an amicable solution. He said that he had made honest efforts for resolving the Mhadei issue. "He (Mr Parrikar) seems to have become a puppet in the hands of BJP's central leadership, especially the party... [Full Article...]

Indian Army Kills Top JeM Commander In Kashmir

Indian Army Kills Top JeM Commander In Kashmir Police said Tantray's body was recovered, along with his weapon, from the rubble of the house. We arrested him in August 2003 after receiving an intelligence input that JeM terrorists were bringing arms, ammunition and explosive material in wooden boxes of fruits and vegetables by trucks from Kashmir to Delhi and that vehicles were also being used to take back hawala money from Delhi to Kashmir fo... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane goal breaks Premier League scoring record

Harry Kane goal breaks Premier League scoring record The England worldwide now has 22 goals for Tottenham in all competitions this season. Only Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani and Barcelona's Lionel Messi (both 50) have more. It only seemed to be going one way for Pelligrino's men as they came out for the second period, but they were inches away from finding an avenue back into the contest as Lemina curled a great effort from outside the ... [Full Article...]

AC local train services starting today

AC local train services starting today The motorman's cabin and the guard's cabin are at respective ends of the train. "The AC train ticket holder will also be allowed to travel by first class compartments of local trains", Bhakar said. In this AC local train , coaches reserved for Ladies and seats earmarked for Senior Citizens are different from Standard Configuration. PLATFORM INDICATORS Adding to the confusion was the fact that... [Full Article...]

Dangerously cold weather in the forecast for south central Montana

Dangerously cold weather in the forecast for south central Montana With a snow cover in place, brisk west to northwest winds will guide cold air originating from the Canadian prairies into northern portions of IL and Indiana. If you have to venture outside make sure and limit as much skin exposure as possible. High near 3. Wind chill values as low as -20. This morning: Single digit wind chills, light snow showers possible. [Full Article...]


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