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At 26/11 mastermind's rally in Rawalpindi Friday. It immediately issued a demarche to the Palestine government. The Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said they are treating the matter seriously and are discussing it with the Palestinian ambassador in New-Delhi.
  • DE Chris Long Moved By Obama Shoutout

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    One story in particular, was recognized by former President Barack Obama as being one of the best stories of the year. One of the stories detailed how a Houston couple used their postponed wedding as an opportunity to aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
  • Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable

    Mayor: 2 dead in shooting, 1 wounded but stable

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    Police said they were conducting a murder investigation and that the shooter is believed to be dead. It wasn't immediately clear if there were any more victims. Video showed people running from an unmarked building shouting that there was a shooting inside. Police also went to a satellite office of the same law firm at 3925 Atlantic Ave.
  • New Jersey shore towns cancel January 1 polar bear plunges

    New Jersey shore towns cancel January 1 polar bear plunges

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    The high at the Shore is expected to be only reach 21 degrees on Monday, the National Weather Service says. 'It's not a city function, ' Holtzman told the Press of Atlantic City . As for attendance in 2018, he says jokingly, "It just depends on how insane people are". Delaware's Polar Bear Plunge on Super Bowl Sunday is still on-schedule.
  • Police blame prankster for Wichita shooting

    Police blame prankster for Wichita shooting

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    A supervisor at the FBI office in Kansas City, Missouri, confirmed Friday that agents have been asked to join the investigation into the death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch . But a series of Twitter posts screenshotted by the Wichita Eagle suggests that Finch became the unintended victim of a "swatting" prank stemming from a heated discussion over a Call of Duty bet .
  • First Day Hikes to offer scenic views, exercise on New Year's Day

    First Day Hikes to offer scenic views, exercise on New Year's Day

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    Brutal cold with a high around 12 degrees is in the forecast. But for a hardy few, the river still beckons. Mike Murphy, director of North Carolina State Parks, shared the inspiration for offering the hikes. Terry said that he would guess each year about half the people who come on the hikes are returning visitors who come to a First Day Hike each year, while the other half are new faces.
  • Deputies: Man rigs door in attempt to electrocute wife

    Deputies: Man rigs door in attempt to electrocute wife

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    She said his behavior changed and at the end of November he was placed in a mental health facility under the state's Baker Act. He called her the next morning and accused her of cheating on him. After being shown several photographs of the crime scene, Steven Bray, a journeyman lineman from Florida Power and Light, estimated a person touching the door lock and the door handle would be exposed to approximately 120 volts and one amp, enough eo cause "an approximately 80-100% chance of suffering ...
  • Metro Augusta labor market hits all-time high

    Metro Augusta labor market hits all-time high

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    An influx of available jobs throughout metro Atlanta has caused Douglas County's unemployment numbers to gradually fall since late spring and early summer. The area's labor force, which includes the total number of residents with jobs and those unemployed but looking for work, up by 181 in November. The number of employed residents rose by 291 to 62,986.
  • South Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to North Korean vessel

    South Korea seizes ship that transferred oil to North Korean vessel

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    The ship, which also transferred oil to three other non-North Korean ships, was chartered by Taiwan's Billions Bunker Group and stopped at South Korea to load up about 14,000 tons of Japanese oil products. He added, "There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen " Trump had previously urged China to cut off all oil supplies to the regime and it seemed Beijing had complied when earlier this week its customs office released data showing no oil ...
  • A Kansas man is dead after an alleged swatting incident

    A Kansas man is dead after an alleged swatting incident

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    The caller said he had shot his girlfriend and would also shoot his parents if officers approached the home. It was then revealed that the shooter was holding the mom, as well as his younger brother and sister, hostage . Police received a call about a fatal shooting and hostage situation at a house on near Seneca and McCormick. This tweet came from the gamer many claim is responsible for the swatting prank.
  • Analytical Overview of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)

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    Pinnacle Wealth Management Advisory Group LLC now owns 9,275 shares of the company's stock valued at $585,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. While talking about Performance of the Stock, AbbVie Inc . now has a Weekly performance of 0.39%, monthly performance percentage is 2.48 percent, Quarterly performance is 9.93 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 34.92% and Yearly Performance is 57.04 percent.
  • Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council

    Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council

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    PACHA members have had problems with the way Trump runs the council since he took office. They wrote in their resignation letter they could no longer effectively do their job with a president "who simply does not care" . He also mentioned different priorities between the current administration and former council members. Among other grievances, he called out the administration's attempts to pack the courts with right-wing judicial nominees , even those deemed unqualified , and attempts to ...
  • Man 'nearly' decapitated girlfriend with samurai sword

    Man 'nearly' decapitated girlfriend with samurai sword

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    Based on blood splatter evidence, it appears that Lockings held the sword with both hands and used enough force to almost behead Jernigan, according to ABC 13 . He has been charged with murder and is being held without bond in the Harris County jail. The suspect's grandmother, Marie Carrier, told the Houston Chronicle that Lockings Jr.
  • Opposition in Rajya Sabha attacks government on Kejriwal-Baijal controversy

    Opposition in Rajya Sabha attacks government on Kejriwal-Baijal controversy

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    The party put up an ad which read, "Delhi CM wasn't invited for Metro Magenta Line inauguration". Maken said ironically the latest 20 per cent hike in water charges for those consuming over 20,000 litres of water per month comes three months after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took the ministerial portfolio of water under him.
  • More Rollovers: Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700M

    More Rollovers: Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total almost $700M

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    Friday night's Mega Millions prize is at least $306 million (cash option, $191 million) and Saturday's Powerball jackpot is worth $384 million ($239 million cash value). "It's the second time in history that both jackpots are over $300 million at the same time", he said. If someone in MI wins tonight's drawing, it would be the largest Mega Millions prize won in the state.
  • Wind Chill Advisory Issued as Bitter Cold Expected Today

    Wind Chill Advisory Issued as Bitter Cold Expected Today

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    A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 10 a.m. On Tuesday , the National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory in the area that went through this morning. Sunday: 20% chance of snow. Forecasters predict a chance of snow, mainly toward the south coast of New England, on Saturday afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -11.
  • India hatching conspiracies against CPEC

    India hatching conspiracies against CPEC

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    It was an important section of the CPEC under the infrastructure modernisation project that linked China and Pakistan. China's investment in Pakistan is meant to link its remote western region to the Arabian sea. He said that earlier the people had faced difficulties in acquiring passports and CNICs, but now they would get the same facilities being enjoyed in developed countries.
  • 18000kgs of avocados destroyed in Texas truck smash

    18000kgs of avocados destroyed in Texas truck smash

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    Firefighters in Forreston, Texas , battle smoke December 28, 2017, after a big rig carrying 40,000 pounds - 20 tons - of avocados caught fire on Interstate 35E about 25 miles south of Dallas. The Department of Public Safety says the avocados would have to be off-loaded before the remains of Big Rig could be moved off the road. Texas DPS troopers were expected to go out on December 29 to continue their investigation into the fire's cause, KTRK in Houston said.
  • Carnival (NYSE:CCL) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

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    The stock increased 0.90% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $146.84. About 3.46M shares traded or 13.27% up from the average. Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has risen 72.22% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. UBS maintained Micron Technology, Inc. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,618 shares of the company's stock worth $171,000 after acquiring an additional 1,368 shares during the last quarter.
  • Russian Federation 'ready' to mediate between US, North Korea

    Russian Federation 'ready' to mediate between US, North Korea

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    Trump calls on Saudis to "immediately" lift Yemen blockade Trump has yet to name ambassadors to key nations in Mideast Mattis, Tillerson warned Trump of security concerns in Israel embassy move MORE and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on North Korea's nuclear weapons program on Wednesday.
  • Woman killed in Troy quadruple homicide attended West Genesee High School

    Woman killed in Troy quadruple homicide attended West Genesee High School

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    Shanta Myers' sister said they had planned to spend the holiday together. "I believe it affects the whole community", said the Rev. Jackie Robinson, pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Troy , who did not know the family. "Until we find out, it certainly makes sense to be vigilant and keep your doors locked". "She was just a very sweet, sweet girl", friend and former neighbor Equasia Watson told the newspaper.
  • CHP pays tribute to fallen Officer Camilleri in bell ringing ceremony

    CHP pays tribute to fallen Officer Camilleri in bell ringing ceremony

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    Unlike with alcohol, there is no legal threshold for the amount of marijuana that can be in a driver's system. While alcohol is still the intoxicant that leads to the most fatalities, authorities have seen an increase in drivers involved in fatal crashes with other substances in their system, according to a California Office of Traffic Safety news release.
  • Washington to cut $285m from United Nations budget after Jerusalem vote

    Washington to cut $285m from United Nations budget after Jerusalem vote

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    U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley reportedly told the assembly: " We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of", The Guardian reports. Trump's decision on Jerusalem reversed decades of US policy and a 50-year worldwide consensus on the status of the city sacred to the Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths.
  • Myanmar releases 3 journalists held for using drone near parliament

    Myanmar releases 3 journalists held for using drone near parliament

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    Reporter Mok Choy Lin and the Singaporean, Lau Hon Meng, who both work for Reuters, were detained by police on October 27 near Myanmar's Parliament building in the capital, Naypyidaw. "We have been arrested unexpectedly, and now we are so glad to be unexpectedly released like this", he said. "Unexpectedly, we were jailed and we were also released unexpectedly today".
  • Met Office warns of snow in Northumberland on Friday

    Met Office warns of snow in Northumberland on Friday

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    A status yellow snow and ice warning for Donegal, along with 19 other counties, was issued from Met Eireann yesterday evening, which is valid until 9pm tonight (Thursday) but is expected to be extended. The RSA expects there will be slippery roads and paths due to an accumulation of snow over the next 24 hours. Snow may accumulate over the higher ground of North Highland.
  • Durant leads Warriors over Utah, Cavs fall to Kings

    Durant leads Warriors over Utah, Cavs fall to Kings

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    In what can only be described as an ugly shooting game from both teams, the Warriors held the edge in two key areas: fast break points, outscoring Cleveland 33-9 and points in the paint, a 44-20 edge to the defending National Basketball Association champions.
  • Viswanathan Anand wins World rapid championship

    Viswanathan Anand wins World rapid championship

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    He leads the tournament along with Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Wang Hao (China). A win with 2-0 is one of his most memorable crown in a long career. Anand, the former World No.1 lost his crown to Carlsen in 2013 and although he defeated the Norwegian in 2014, the win Thursday will be a ideal way to finish an underwhelming year for him.
  • Suspect tries to escape police by driving vehicle off pier

    Suspect tries to escape police by driving vehicle off pier

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    JD Moreland captured the freaky chase on video. However, the water in the river was very cold. Police estimated he was driving 45 miles per hour at the time he launched into the river. Deputy Astoria Police Chief Eric Halverson said the department has been in contact with the Coast Guard about retrieving the Ford F-150 pickup. But when officers approached his truck, Erofeeff took off.
  • Gaza rocket hits building in southern Israel

    Gaza rocket hits building in southern Israel

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    Two other rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, indicating that both were headed directly for populated areas. Locals said that Israeli naval ships chased down fishing boats off the coast of northern Gaza and opened fire at them.
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Himachal Pradesh on Friday to review poll debacle

    Rahul Gandhi to visit Himachal Pradesh on Friday to review poll debacle

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    The image was quiet in contrast to pictures of Sonia enjoying her vacations in south Goa. December 28 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Thursday trained her guns on the Congress party for asserting that the Constitution is in danger under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as according to her, they themselves are equally responsible.
  • Gusts up to 120km/h expected as Storm Dylan approaches

    Gusts up to 120km/h expected as Storm Dylan approaches

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    The weather warning is valid from: Saturday, December 30 at 9pm to Sunday, December 31 at 6am. The warning comes soon after Met Éireann officially named the area of low pressure as Storm Dylan. The warning will remain in place until 06.00 on Sunday. Rain showers will continue across the county into tonight, with the chance of sleet or wet snow for a time over Donegal.
  • Atlanta excels at New Year's Eve and keeping resolutions

    Atlanta excels at New Year's Eve and keeping resolutions

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    However, there are plenty of places you can not launch fireworks. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that almost 12,000 people were treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries in the United States in 2015, and about 2,000 of those were eye injuries.
  • Erie, Pennsylvania receives 56.5 inches of snow in 42 hours

    Erie, Pennsylvania receives 56.5 inches of snow in 42 hours

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    It was caused by the "lake-effect" which is where winds blow across the warmer waters of the Great Lakes and help to produce localized bands of intense snow. Areas of blowing snow, slick travel and low visibility will continue to create hazardous driving conditions in some areas, especially along and west of I-75.