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Multiple reports, from the San Diego Union-Tribune and Golf Channel, confirm Tiger Woods will play in the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, Calif., from January 25-28. All of them remarked that he looked much fitter, healthier and happier. The 79-time PGA TOUR victor showed nearly no signs of the chipping problems that plagued him in 2015.
  • Cold weather alert issued for Niagara

    Cold weather alert issued for Niagara

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    An extreme cold warning issued by Environment Canada on Thursday remains in effect, as does an extreme cold weather alert issued by Toronto's medical officer of health on December 25. The health unit recommends that under very cold conditions, residents should stay indoors as much as possible. Temperatures dropped to -20C overnight, with the wind chill it felt like -34.
  • Amtrak train fatally strikes 11-year-old wearing headphones, looking at phone

    Amtrak train fatally strikes 11-year-old wearing headphones, looking at phone

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    Wednesday afternoon. Preliminary information indicates White was leaving Carmelita's located at 2670 Hwy 1792 in Haines City , walking through the woods, and attempted to cross directly over the railroad tracks. Yazmin transferred to the magnet school at the start of year to study piano, where she was regarded as a 'natural' talent. That would be the last place she would be seeing alive.
  • New York City to install safety barriers to protect pedestrians

    New York City to install safety barriers to protect pedestrians

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    If you go out, go out for as little time as possible. One person was killed and 12 more were injured in May of a year ago when a man drove a vehicle into pedestrians in Times Square. "Most people here have everything pretty well taken, in loose furniture and things like that, so it shouldn't be too much of an impact on the homes themselves, the beach is going to get beat up if that is the case, Charnavsky said".
  • See mid-Michigan school closings for Friday, Jan. 5

    See mid-Michigan school closings for Friday, Jan. 5

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    Lake County School District officials said the day was otherwise normal, and they had no issues with buildings or students concerning the cold. Felton Laboratory School will be closed Friday. All other Head Start staff should stand by for further instructions. A decision on the Saturday B-Team games will be made Friday. Fredericksburg Christian School will be closed.
  • Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

    Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

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    According to an excerpt from Wolff's upcoming book about Trump's first tumultuous year as POTUS, Ivanka Trump is considering her own White House run. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday the far-right American news website BreitbartNews should consider removing Bannon from his post as executive chairman.
  • Trump Vows New Support for Iranian People

    Trump Vows New Support for Iranian People

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    In Tehran , scuffles break out and videos show demonstrators attacking a town hall, overturning a police auto and burning the Iranian flag. Only time will judge whether the demonstrations will destabilize Iran's autocratic government. More broadly, the president declined to certify the previous administration's nuclear deal with Iran, which flooded the regime's coffers with tens of billions of dollars in cash - money that it could use to repress its own people and support terrorism across ...
  • Reaction to trump offshore oil leasing proposal

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    However, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, a Republican, offered support for the plan , describing it as "an important step toward allowing Alaskans to responsibly develop our natural resources as we see fit". "These ocean waters are not President Trump's personal playground. It's certainly not small or coastal businesses whose livelihoods are dependent on healthy oceans", Knapp said.
  • Alabama woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse sues for defamation

    Alabama woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual abuse sues for defamation

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    Moore sexually abused her in 1979 when she was a 14-year-old high school freshman and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney. The lawsuit, filed in Montgomery Circuit Court, asks Moore to publicly apologize. Moore, a Republican known for staunchly conservative views, was defeated in Alabama's special election for the U.S. Senate last month. The lawsuit then goes on to list more than half-a-dozen more instances of Moore denying the allegations and claiming Corfman's claims were ...
  • Heavy Snow And High Winds Pound The East Coast

    Heavy Snow And High Winds Pound The East Coast

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    Thousands of flights were canceled, firefighters scrambled to rescue motorists from flooded streets in Boston , National Guard troops were mobilized in the Northeast and New York City's two main airports halted flights because of whiteout conditions.
  • Ivanka Trump Wants to be the 'First Woman President,' New Book Claims

    Ivanka Trump Wants to be the 'First Woman President,' New Book Claims

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    He also called Ivanka Trump as "dumb as a brick", according to Wolff. Chaos may reign in President Donald Trump's White House, but, for a brief time, Trump had a deputy chief of staff who was determined to rein it in: Katie Walsh, one of the few people on Trump's team with robust political experience.
  • No data breach has been done, clarifies UIDAI

    No data breach has been done, clarifies UIDAI

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    The Aadhaar database "remains fully safe and secure with highest encryption at UIDAI and mere display of demographic information can not be misused without biometrics". Authority further said, "The case appeared to be an instance of misuse of the grievance redress search facility". Also, the mere availability of Aadhaar number will not be a security threat or will not lead to financial/other fraud, as for a successful authentication fingerprint or iris of the individual is also required.
  • Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days

    Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days

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    Gusting winds of up to 55 miles per hour, coupled with the low temperatures, can cause frostbite to exposed skin within 30 minutes. Much of Metro Detroit will likely be under a Wind Chill Warning Friday morning and afternoon with very risky wind chills -20° to -30° in the morning and a good chance for more widespread school closings.
  • Killed, Hundreds Injured in South Africa Train Crash

    Killed, Hundreds Injured in South Africa Train Crash

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    Twelve people died and around 260 were injured, local media reported, citing, South Africa transport minister as saying. Most of the deaths were the result of the fire that spread through the rain, Swartz said. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says: "Fire services were the first to arrive on the scene, soon followed by ER24 paramedics and other services". Meiring earlier said about 100 people were injured, some of them seriously.
  • Frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida right now

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    If you do find one and want to help, "put then over to the side if you feel comfortable to put them in the sun or put them off the road so you're not running them over", Maple said. "Don't assume that they're dead", Kristen Sommers tells CBS, who oversees the nonnative fish and wildlife program for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
  • Russian Federation says United States 'looking for reasons' to pressure Iran

    Russian Federation says United States 'looking for reasons' to pressure Iran

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    Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said on Thursday that a group of "terrorists" that were looking to provoke more unrest in Iran had been arrested following a clash with security forces. The State Department is monitoring the protests, which it said are the product of Iranians' desire for dignified treatment, snuffing out corruption, more government transparency, better economic opportunities and an end to "military adventurism overseas", department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a ...
  • Iran's peace, stability important for Turkey

    Iran's peace, stability important for Turkey

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    Erdoğan and Rouhani discussed ongoing demonstrations in Iran in a phone conversation on the morning of January 3, according to Turkish presidential sources. Turkey said on Wednesday President Hassan Rouhani's response to days of protests across Iran was appropriate and that Ankara valued Iranian stability, in one of the first regional expressions of support for Tehran.
  • European Union opposes Israel's 'terrorist' death penalty bill

    European Union opposes Israel's 'terrorist' death penalty bill

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    Technically, military commanders in Judea and Samaria now have the authority to sentence a convicted terrorist to death, but the verdict must be unanimous, concrete evidence must be presented even if the terrorist pleads guilty, and an appeal is automatically filed upon sentencing, irrespective of the terrorist's wishes.
  • American Tourist Dead In Luxor Hot Air Balloon Crash, Several Others Injured

    American Tourist Dead In Luxor Hot Air Balloon Crash, Several Others Injured

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    Sharif Wadie, the assistant health minister in charge of emergency services, told the news agency AFP there were no other casualties but did not elaborate on the extent of the passengers' injuries. The accident was later blamed on a gas leak. The deadliest balloon crash in history occurred in February 2013 in Luxor, when 19 people were killed.
  • Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Due To Winter Storm

    Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Due To Winter Storm

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    The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey says the flights will resume at 7 a.m. "A significant number of arriving and departing flights are canceled [Thursday] as airlines continue to adjust their schedules because of the storm ", said Alisa Sisic, manager of marketing and public information officer at Bradley International Airport .
  • Paul Manafort Suing Justice Department After Indictment in Russia Investigation

    Paul Manafort Suing Justice Department After Indictment in Russia Investigation

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    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is suing the Department of Justice and special counsel Robert Mueller over the investigation into his alleged business ties with Russian Federation. The focus is on a part of the Rosenstein order that says that Mueller may investigate "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".
  • Getting Rid Of NY State's Income Tax?

    Getting Rid Of NY State's Income Tax?

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    I will continue to oppose those efforts or any efforts to make it illegal for NY law enforcement officials to deport illegal immigrants who are breaking NY state laws". State Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-New Hartford, who represents parts of DE and Otsego counties, said Cuomo offered some positive ideas but challenged if results would be delivered.
  • Eritrea, Sudan re-designated by USA over violation of religious freedom

    Eritrea, Sudan re-designated by USA over violation of religious freedom

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    Also on the list of 10 countries were Burma, China, Eritrea, North Korea , Sudan, and Saudi Arabia. Without offering any other explanation on Pakistan, she further said, "Too many places around the globe, people continue to be persecuted, unjustly prosecuted, or imprisoned for exercising their right to freedom of religion or belief".
  • Sean Spicer: 'There Were Times When I Screwed Up'

    Sean Spicer: 'There Were Times When I Screwed Up'

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    Besides getting Spicer to admit that he "screwed up" at times on the job, Cupp also brought on CNN political commentator Van Jones to engage Spicer in a bit of banter and ask the ex-flack some pointed questions. Spicer argued that "there was an intensity and a scrutiny that has never been seen before in a White House". Spicer reportedly expressed his disagreement with President Donald Trump's decision to appoint NY financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director, a ...
  • Blast Hits Police in Afghan Capital Kabul, Dozens of Casualties

    Blast Hits Police in Afghan Capital Kabul, Dozens of Casualties

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    As security forces arrived at the scene, a Reuters reporter saw four police vehicles carrying dead or wounded security personnel leaving the scene in an area of the city not far from the US Embassy and other foreign missions. The attack happened during a protest following the death of a shopkeeper during a police operation targeting alcohol and bootleggers, an unnamed official said.
  • Coast Guard searching for missing Oklahoma City plane

    Coast Guard searching for missing Oklahoma City plane

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    The Coast Guard reported the man was likely unresponsive due to hypoxia, a lack of oxygen in the blood. Coast Guard officials said Thursday they were still searching for Kinsinger and that there were no signs of debris in the Gulf. The pilot was flying alone. Reports suggested that the pilot had recently been running a transport for a charity that works with animals. "Pilots want an excuse to fly", explained Shane Torgerson, who is also a pilot with Pilots N Paws.
  • Who Is Jacqueline Kent Cooke? Daughter of Former Lakers, Redskins Owner Arrested

    Who Is Jacqueline Kent Cooke? Daughter of Former Lakers, Redskins Owner Arrested

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    Lawyer Matthew Haberkorn , 52, told the New York Daily News he was standing in the restaurant's coat-check area when Ms Cooke shouted, "Hurry up, Jew!" at his 77-year-old mother while his shocked wife and daughter looked on. "You called me a f--ing Jew", an outraged Haberkorn responds before moving back toward the daughter who was recording. "My client has a clearly broken finger", the lawyer said as she held up the bottle blonde's wrist, the broken member flopping unnaturally in the air.
  • No victor in the Powerball, estimated jackpot now $550M

    No victor in the Powerball, estimated jackpot now $550M

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    The $1 million ticket matched all five white balls drawn, beating 1 in 11.7 million odds. Mega Millions plays cost $2 for each play, so playing "Just the Jackpot" with two plays for $3 saves the player $1. It is the first time that the advertised jackpots for these two games are simultaneously over the $400 million mark. At this time, the winning ticket has been claimed.
  • Indian Man arrested for sexual abuse on 22-year old woman passenger

    Indian Man arrested for sexual abuse on 22-year old woman passenger

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    The woman reported she fell asleep and woke up "to a hand in her trousers and noticed that her trousers and shirt were unbuttoned", according to the federal complaint. Ramamoorthy, an Indian citizen in the USA who has been approved for a travel visa, is being held without bond until his trial, according to the Detroit News .
  • When a North Korean missile accidentally hit a North Korean city

    When a North Korean missile accidentally hit a North Korean city

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    GoogleEarth images from 2016 show no such damage to the buildings, one of which does not appear to have been built yet. North Korea conducted its third test of the previously-unseen Hwasong-12 IRBM, an impressive weapon that served as a stepping stone in the development of a longer-range missile able to range the US mainland, on April 28, 2017.
  • 'Bomb cyclone' storm sweeps into United States northeastern coast

    'Bomb cyclone' storm sweeps into United States northeastern coast

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    In New England, Boston and Providence, Rhode Island, could get eight to 12 inches, while Portland, Maine, could see 10 to 15 inches, the U.S. National Weather Service said. LaGuardia on Thursday evening announced on Twitter that the suspension had been lifted. Over the past week, there have still been more record highs set (381) than record lows (353) in the USA, with most of the record highs registered out West and in Alaska.
  • On Marijuana Law, No Politician Is a True Federalist

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    Southern District of California U.S. Attorney Adam Braverman said Sessions' memo outlining the changes "returns trust and local control to federal prosecutors" to enforce the Controlled Substance Act . Meanwhile in Colorado today, the U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer said he's going to keep on doing what he's already been doing, which is to focus on the biggest cases.
  • U.S. suspends all military assistance to Pakistan

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    Relations between the United States and Pakistan have taken quite a hit in the last few months after Islamabad has brazenly been ignoring the US' demands that the country raises its efforts to fight terror activities and stop providing "safe havens" to terrorists.
  • Why Your New Year Resolutions are not Working

    Why Your New Year Resolutions are not Working

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    Make sure you're promised these features in writing, either in your contract or in an email. Essentially, Connelly said, this system teaches its users that if they just do the absolute minimum to achieve their goals "you're setting yourself up for failure".
  • Florida to provide Puerto Rico high school diplomas to eligible evacuees

    Florida to provide Puerto Rico high school diplomas to eligible evacuees

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    The governor has already made two trips over to Puerto Rico to deliver supplies. More than three months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the island of around 3.3 million USA citizens is still struggling to recover. "We talked about Puerto Rico, and we talked about the Puerto Ricans who have come here, the fact that we are the only state to have a host agreement, the fact that we have relief centers and the fact that they still need help", he said.
  • Damian Lillard to play against Cavaliers

    Damian Lillard to play against Cavaliers

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    He saw more than 40 minutes during Monday's win, recording 11 points, six assists and five rebounds. The 6-3 guard out of Weber State has been sidelined with a right hamstring strain since suffering the injury in the third quarter of Portland's 93-91 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on December 20.
  • (NASDAQ:INTC) Position Trimmed by Nationwide Fund Advisors

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    About 12.02 million shares traded. MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) has risen 11.48% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Analysts await Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.40 EPS, up 253.85% or $0.66 from last year's $-0.26 per share.
  • Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama

    Georgia fans driving up ticket prices for title match against 'Bama

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    The National Title game in Atlanta will no doubt be the hottest ticket in town, especially after the Georgia Bulldogs pulled out an epic OT win over the Oklahoma Sooners in the Rose Bowl on Monday. Georgia fans have been waiting for this opportunity, and it looks like they're willing to pay top dollar to make sure they don't miss it. One season ticket holder didn't reveal what they are spending, but said, "That's why God made credit cards".
  • At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway

    At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway

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    Crews had to extract multiple people from vehicles and at least two people sustained very serious injuries - including one critical - but many were considered minor. Westbound traffic must exit 48A. The pileup took place at around 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, involving dozens of vehicles near Ransom Road in Lancaster.
  • Trump threatens to cut off United States aid to Palestinian Authority

    Trump threatens to cut off United States aid to Palestinian Authority

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    The Egyptian government said President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in his conversation with Trump on Tuesday, "reiterated Egypt's unwavering position with regard to maintaining the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of global references and relevant United Nations resolutions".
  • $1 million lottery ticket bought in Bedford

    $1 million lottery ticket bought in Bedford

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    Preston North End's Kevin O'Connor was visiting family in Ireland when he found out he had won a million euros. After collecting his million euro jackpot in the National Lottery offices in Dublin he revealed that his mother Breda urged him to check his ticket after hearing the winning numbers were sold locally.