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Global Media Clearing skies tonight; Cold start to Christmas Day
Author: 0 Clearing skies tonight; Cold start to Christmas Day

Bitter cold air comes in to finish out 2017. Thursday looks to be on the dreary side as well with mostly cloudy skies and a few hit or miss showers possible. For the rest of us, it will at least feel like Christmas , with highs in the mid 40s. This evening features unseasonably mild temps, more cloud, areas of fog and a risk of isolated shower late.

Author: 0 Alleged Neo-Nazi Teen Suspected Of Killing Virginia Couple

The pair began dating in June. Neighbors said that Buckley Kuhn-Flicker's adult son arrived for the holidays on Thursday, and so did Scott Fricker's parents. A post on the boy's Facebook page just before the murders included a quote from Irish philosopher and politican Edmund Burke: " The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing ".

Global Media Amtrak should go back where it came from
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But with a $412 million price tag - more than double the bypass project's budget - and a tighter deadline mandated by federal grants, authorities chose to leave the curve untouched, with a speed limit of 30 miles per hour. Data the NTSB provided to AP on Wednesday shows the crashes the NTSB says could've been prevented by positive train control have caused 298 deaths, 6,763 injuries and almost $385 million in property damage.

Global Media Korea: New UN sanctions an act of war
Author: 0 Korea: New UN sanctions an act of war

Under the new scheme, endorsed by China, Russia and all other 15 members of the U.N. Security Council, crude oil exports to North Korea should also not exceed a maximum of 4 million barrels a year. The United States estimated about 93,000 North Koreans are working overseas, a US official said. The Kim regime is engaged in a war of words with the US, as well as South Korea and Japan.

Global Media White Christmas expected with several centimetres of snow in some areas
Author: 0 White Christmas expected with several centimetres of snow in some areas

Gusty winds out of the west-northwest will reduce visibilities and make travel a little hard at times so be mindful of this if you will be traveling on Christmas, especially in the country side. Environment Canada says travelers should adjust their plans if possible. A weather system is working its way towards Vancouver Island and is expected to bring some flurries just in time for Christmas morning.

Global Media Multiple victims reported in twin-engine Florida plane crash
Author: 0 Multiple victims reported in twin-engine Florida plane crash

Deputies say the crash occurred near the PCSO Aviation Unit hangar on Ben Durrance Road near Bomber road. According to an airport official, a plane went down and caught fire. Further information on the number of victims or their identities has not been released at this time. The Polk County Sheriff's Office will oversee the death investigation.

Global Media Winter storms for Eastern Canada, icy blast in West ahead of Christmas
Author: 0 Winter storms for Eastern Canada, icy blast in West ahead of Christmas

A special weather statement is in effect for Hamilton, saying people can expect two centimetres of snow when it begins late this afternoon and more throughout the evening. They are predicting five to 10 cm of snow before this evening. "A widespread snow will fall tonight and Christmas morning and could drop 3-5" in the warning area.

Global Media Bike rally in Mumbai a day before Jadhav, kin meet in Pakistan
Author: 0 Bike rally in Mumbai a day before Jadhav, kin meet in Pakistan

However the Foreign Office told media persons in Islamabad on Sunday that the Indian High Commission has asked Pakistan not to arrange media interaction with family of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The mother and wife of Jadhav were being provided with a meeting with him in the light of "Islamic traditions and based on purely humanitarian grounds", he had said.

Global Media Rain tapering off later tonight. A dry start to Christmas Eve Day
Author: 0 Rain tapering off later tonight. A dry start to Christmas Eve Day

This will lead to a very cold Christmas eve with highs only in the single digits and teens. Coral spokesman Harry Aitkenhead said: "It may be punters betting with their hearts rather than their heads but over the last few months we have taken a record number of bets on this year being a white Christmas".

Global Media Former US Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Former US Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller

More than 40 former US attorneys and Republican officials signed two separate letters to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. House Democrats had circulated rumors last week that Trump would fire Mueller this Friday, just before the Christmas holiday. "You must not allow the targets of the investigation, or issues being investigated, to escape thorough independent inquiry through the removal or hindrance of the Special Counsel", the letter concluded.

Global Media Tax overhaul leads to end-of-year rush to pay property bills
Author: 0 Tax overhaul leads to end-of-year rush to pay property bills

With a top tax rate of 13.3% , it has the highest state tax rate in the nation. Pay 2017 state income taxes before December 31. When three Senate Democrats spread a talking point that the Republican plan would raise taxes on the middle class by about $800, even The Washington Post - hardly a bastion for conservative thought - gave the Senators four out of four "Pinocchios" in its fact check analysis.

Global Media BJP chooses Jairam Thakur as Himachal Pradesh CM
Author: 0 BJP chooses Jairam Thakur as Himachal Pradesh CM

BJP's earlier choice for the post of CM, Prem Kumar Dhumal, proposed Thakur's name during the meeting and it was supported by Union Minister J P Nadda and former chief minister Shanta Kumar. Thakur was first elected to Himachal Pradesh Assembly from Mandi and had won his first election in the year 1998. The statement of Dhumal, a former chief minister who was the party's candidate for the job again but suffered a shock defeat in the polls, that he was not in contention has come following a ...

Global Media Many feared dead in Philippines mall fire
Author: 0 Many feared dead in Philippines mall fire

Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles also met with the anxious families. The mall is in Maa town in Davao City. "The fire started at the third floor particularly at the furniture section going to the fourth floor going to the SSC call center office", Gaspan told the Inquirer .

Author: 0 Palestinian Groups Call For Week of Rage

In addition to Friday's clashes on the Gaza border fence, there was unrest in the occupied West Bank, notably Bethlehem. The Palestinian Red Crescent in the Gaza Strip has reported that its medics also provided treatment to at least 100 Palestinians, including many women and children, who suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

Global Media Counting for RK Nagar bypoll witnesses violence, Dhinakaran leading
Author: 0 Counting for RK Nagar bypoll witnesses violence, Dhinakaran leading

Counting for third round is on out of a total of 19 scheduled rounds. According to reports, the AIADMK agents inside the hall started an argument with Dhinakaran's supporters following the news of his early lead. The major contenders are AIADMK's E. Madhusudhanan, DMK's N. Marudhu Ganesh, T.T.V. Dinakaran - contesting as an Independent - and Bharatiya Janata Party's K.

Global Media Tolerating insult, I wrote to Parrikar: CM Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 Tolerating insult, I wrote to Parrikar: CM Siddaramaiah

However, CM Parrikar's letter is not addressed to the Karnataka government, but to Yeddyurappa. He also clarified that Karnataka has claimed 14.98 tmcft of water out of the dependable flow of 199 tmcft at 75% dependability - as estimated by the CWC in 2003 - which includes drinking water of 7.56 tmcft as cleared by the Centre in 2003 and 7 tmcft out of surplus flow for drought-prone areas in the Malaprabha basin.

Global Media Penny Dazzles But Army Wins Armed Forces Bowl
Author: 0 Penny Dazzles But Army Wins Armed Forces Bowl

He became the all-time leading rusher among the three service academies (including Navy and Air Force), breaking the mark set in 2015 by Keenan Reynolds of Navy. He also added a kick return and punt return touchdown in that stretch. Army followed that mantra Saturday in the Armed Forces Bowl . Army football knocked off San Diego State in a classic Armed Forced Bowl today, thanks in large part to a very gutsy late-game two-point conversion call.

Global Media Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat chief minister
Author: 0 Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat chief minister

He further said that the party was forming the government in the state for the sixth time. Mr Jaitley also informed that the date of the swear-in ceremony of the new government will be announced soon. The observers said a new era of development would be ushered with the Modi government at the Centre and the BJP government in the State. Deputy chief minister Nitin Patel is a Patidar and Shah is said to have been unwilling to yield more to the community.

Global Media Tropical Storm Tembin leaves more than 120 dead in the Philippines
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Tembin leaves more than 120 dead in the Philippines

In the town of Lanao del Norte, a landslide buried a cluster of homes in the remote town of Tubod, but officials said there had been no reports of deaths or injuries. Police said three people each died from landslides in the provinces of Bukidnon and Zamboanga Sibugay, while one fatality was also reported in Iligan city.

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