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Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner Dies at 27

Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner Dies at 27 Following her father's death, Garner led marches in NY and elsewhere, drawing attention to the plight of African-Americans who've been victims of police brutality. Erica Garner became a voice for police accountability after his death, criticizing Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio over policing matters. Garner urged unity in the social justice movement and sought to mend fissures and conflicts w... [Full Article...]

Mike Pence's Aspen Neighbors Hang Up 'Make America Gay Again' Sign

Mike Pence's Aspen Neighbors Hang Up 'Make America Gay Again' Sign Sheriff Joe DiSalvo says a deputy was there when one of the neighbors hung the banner. "When they said, 'We're not here to control your free speech rights, ' they came out with chili and began feeding them". Pence once said same-sex marriage was akin to "societal collapse" and opposed a law banning discrimination against gay people in the workplace. Pence said on his website that federal dolla... [Full Article...]

Markets end year with 28 pc gains

On the other hand, Tata Steel (1.78%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (1.30%), HDFC Bank (0.82%), Wipro (0.72%), Mahindra & Mahindra (0.44%), and Tata Power Company (0.43%) were the major gainers in the Sensex. Reliance Communications (RCom) today rose as much as 23%, after Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio announced yesterday that it will acquire RCom's wireless infrastructure assets, including towers and ... [Full Article...]

Uber-style app offers designated driver for your own auto

Uber-style app offers designated driver for your own auto This inflated price will show in the app so you can choose to accept it or not. "You might see surge at 1.8x or 2.5x". The cost of the ride is capped at $25. The first is by using UberPOOL. So how do you avoid these high fares? But perhaps there are sometimes that are better than others to order up that vehicle service to get where you're going. [Full Article...]

Risky cold will linger into New Year's Day

Risky cold will linger into New Year's Day Wind chill advisories and warnings have been issued for the area. AccuWeather predicts RealFeel temperatures anywhere from 0 to 10 degrees in most of Pennsylvania on New Year's Day, and anywhere from 0 to -10 degrees in the northern part of the state. [Full Article...]

Turkey-Russia S-400 systems contract also envisages technological cooperation

Turkey-Russia S-400 systems contract also envisages technological cooperation Russia will supply Turkey with four batteries of S-400 surface-to-air missiles for $2.5 billion under a deal that is nearly complete, Sergei Chemezov , head of Russian state conglomerate Rostec, told the Kommersant daily today. "They are paying 45 percent of the total contract amount as an advance. The deal is completely done", Canikli said. Russia's S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name: SA-21... [Full Article...]

No Powerball jackpot winners; prize jumps to $384 million for Saturday drawing

No Powerball jackpot winners; prize jumps to $384 million for Saturday drawing There have only been three Powerball jackpot winners in MI, and four states have never had a jackpot victor: Maine, North Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming. The winning numbers were 3, 9, 16, 56 and 60 with a Powerball of 3 and a Power Play of 3. People are also getting Powerball tickets for Saturday night's drawing. [Full Article...]

OR court rules Christian bakery must pay $135G to lesbian couple

OR court rules Christian bakery must pay $135G to lesbian couple The judge did not agree, saying in a ruling that the state did not target them due to their religious beliefs and that the cake was not fully protected speech or art. "The Kleins seek an exemption based on their honest religious opposition to same-sex marriage; but those with honest religious objections to marriage between people of different races, ethnicities or faiths could just as readily de... [Full Article...]

1 to Clinch the Gold at 2017 World Rapid Chess Championships

1 to Clinch the Gold at 2017 World Rapid Chess Championships Yet here Anand is, champion of the world yet again, despite most experts writing him off when he lost his classical world title to Carlsen four years ago. In 2010, Anand defended his title in the World Chess Championship against Veselin Topalov and in 2012 he set win against Boris Gelfand. "Once the tie-break started and I got a big advantage in the first game". [Full Article...]

Iranian security forces confronting demonstrators

Iranian security forces confronting demonstrators She said , "The courageous protests erupting in vast parts of Iran today, once again demonstrate that the overthrow of the clerical regime and replacing it with democracy and popular sovereignty is a nationalist and nationwide demand". Unconfirmed reports said that protests were held on December 29 in some other Iranian cities, including Shiraz. Commentators saw it as a referring to Iran's econ... [Full Article...]

At least 9 dead in church shooting near Cairo, Egypt

One of the assailants fled the attack site and is being pursued by the security forces . A gunman opened fire outside a Coptic church before he was shot dead himself, the officials said. Cellphone footage posted on social media appeared to show the bearded gunman wearing a bulky ammunition vest sprawled on a street, barely conscious, as people restrained his arms and then handcuffed him. [Full Article...]

This map shows how uninformed Trump's global warming tweet is

This map shows how uninformed Trump's global warming tweet is Incidentally, scientists predict that 2017 will be the second or third warmest year since record-keeping began. This, of course, to say nothing of the fact that global warming impacts the climate , not the weather . Asked whether the severity of the two hurricanes led him to rethink his position on climate change , he said, "Well, we've had bigger storms than this". [Full Article...]

Look out for a Wolf Moon over Manchester this New Year

Look out for a Wolf Moon over Manchester this New Year A supermoon is a new or full moon that appears bigger to the human eye because it is the closest to the Earth during its orbit. Astrologer Richard Nolle first defined the term supermoon in 1979 as he explained that the phenomenon "is a new or full moon which occurs with the moon at or near (within 90 per cent of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit". [Full Article...]

Himachal Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets slapped back

Himachal Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman constable, gets slapped back In a video, Congress MLA Asha Kumari can be seen slapping a woman constable and getting slapped back. Another legislator and former Cabinet Minister Mukesh Agnihotri was also accompanying Asha Kumari. During a day-long visit to Shimla , the Congress President will review the party's performance in the recently-held Himachal Pradesh assembly election. [Full Article...]

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fire During Memorial Ceremony

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fire During Memorial Ceremony Rocket warning sirens were heard shortly before midday in the Shaar Hanegev and Sedot Hanegev regions, sending frightened residents running to shelters. The Israeli army said there were "very small clashes" in a number of sites. Palestinians were enraged by Trump's declaration, viewing it as siding with Israel on the most sensitive issue in the conflict. [Full Article...]

Police search for person of interest in triple homicide

Police search for person of interest in triple homicide John Dalton Jr was wanted for first degree murder after originally being called a person of interest in the deaths of his parents and niece. "Leonna was stopping by after work to pick up her sister and get a plate of food from her grandmother", her father, Claude Phillip, told the Omaha World-Herald . [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle Greets the Crowd Outside Her First Royal Family Christmas Celebration

Meghan Markle Greets the Crowd Outside Her First Royal Family Christmas Celebration Meghan Markle's first Christmas with Prince Harry and the royal family was a smashing success. This year's Christmas traditions included greeting the public after the royal family service Monday at St. We had great fun staying with my brother and sister-in-law and running round with the kids. Meghan and Harry are set to Wednesday at Kensington Palace in London on May 19, 2018. [Full Article...]

Got a live Christmas tree? You can recycle

Got a live Christmas tree? You can recycle Flocked trees should be cut down to sections less than four feet in length, fit into yard waste containers and picked up on any regularly scheduled collection day. In New Orleans, residents in most of the city - areas served by Richard's Disposal and Metro Services - are encouraged to place their trees curbside before 5 a.m. [Full Article...]

NYPD cops suspended over response to woman who later died

NYPD cops suspended over response to woman who later died Internal Affairs Bureau has now launched an investigation into the officers who were initially dispatched, as friends and family wonder whether police have blood on their hands.... According to Tonie Wells' Facebook page, she married Barry Wells in April of this year. "It was him, ' Tonie Wells " sister told the Daily News . [Full Article...]

Haircut from hell lands stylist in prison

Haircut from hell lands stylist in prison The barber also allegedly snipped man's ear with scissors before shaving a bald strip down the middle of his head, the man said. Shabani, who claims it was all an accident, is due in court on January 19. As he was leaving, WKOW reported that Shabani kept shouting, "You want a zero [attachment] right?" Investigators arrested Shabani for mayhem and disorderly conduct while armed , accordin... [Full Article...]


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