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Global Media Franken's exit will set stage for Smith to join Senate
Author: 0 Franken's exit will set stage for Smith to join Senate

But there's also a price you pay. Franken's temporary replacement in the Senate is Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, D-Minnesota. However, she told Bakker that she was wary about wading into the Senate race because she's anxious about paying a price that she described as "bigger than ever" because "the Swamp is so toxic".

Global Media 'Snake Eggs' Discovered in School Sand Pit Baffle Experts
Author: 0 'Snake Eggs' Discovered in School Sand Pit Baffle Experts

A set of 43 mysterious eggs were found on December 20 in the sandpit of an Australian school yard, raising questions over where they came from, and with some experts believing they may have originated from a highly venomous brown snake . The post added: "It may or may not have been a snake but the good news is that all animals have been released and living in the wild". The eggs were apparently pretty ripe, and were set to hatch within about two weeks of their discovery.

Global Media Passengers on this flight got to experience the New Year-moment twice
Author: 0 Passengers on this flight got to experience the New Year-moment twice

However, something prompted a sharp 10-minute delay in the flight's departure and it finally departed at 12.05 am on Monday, January 1, 2018 (as per NZ time). Thanks to the different time zones across the globe! Passengers on Hawaiian Airlines's flight 446 experienced a bit of time travel to start off their New Year.

Global Media Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies
Author: 0 Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies

A member of the Revolutionary Guards was killed in nearby Kahriz Sang, and a passer-by in the town of Kahriz Sang - all in the region around the cultural centre of Isfahan. State television reported that nine people were killed in overnight clashes between protesters and security forces. The protests, led by young people, are being held against the backdrop of moderate President Hassan Rouhani's failure to bring more political change and economic opportunity.

Global Media Winter storm possible this week
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Virginia to southern New Jersey will be impacted. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for all of southeast Georgia, the northern Suwanee Valley, and along the Interstate 10 corridor to the west of the metropolitan Jacksonville area from late tonight through Wednesday afternoon.

Global Media New Years twins born in different years
Author: 0 New Years twins born in different years

Sunday. Maria Flores was originally due to give birth on January 27, but her bundles of joy chose to make an early arrival. Perhaps what's most interesting is not just that the twins were born in different years , but of course they have different birthdays.

Global Media Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots grow to almost $800M
Author: 0 Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots grow to almost $800M

The actual estimate of the grand prize was $390.1 million. Wednesday's Powerball numbers were: 3 - 9 - 16 - 56 - 60 Powerball: 3 Powerplay: 3xNo winning tickets were sold for Saturday's Powerball drawing , which means the jackpot rolled to an estimated $440 million, with a cash option of just over $278 million.

Global Media Suspense mounts over fate of triple talaq bill
Author: 0 Suspense mounts over fate of triple talaq bill

The move to ban triple talaq was welcomed by social activists, Muslim women and nearly every section of the society to uplift Muslim women from this controversial biased practice. The Bill may be stalled owing to Congress' objections to a few clauses like imprisonment and maintenance. The bill was passed after the House rejected a series of amendments moved by various opposition members.

Global Media Trump attacks former Clinton aide Huma Abedin after State Department releases emails
Author: 0 Trump attacks former Clinton aide Huma Abedin after State Department releases emails

Years after that apparent security breach, hackers gained access to all 3 billion of the service's email accounts in a series of intrusions. Though Trump criticized the Justice Department for supposedly being part of the "Deep State", top officials in the department were selected by him, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray.

Global Media Six-alarm blaze in the Bronx injures at least a dozen
Author: 0 Six-alarm blaze in the Bronx injures at least a dozen

According to the reports, at least 16 people have been injured as the blaze continues to rage. One of the injuries was serious and potentially life-threatening, while the others were minor, he said. This fire came less than a week after another fire in the Bronx killed 12 people . "I woke up my husband, my kids and said listen there's a fire in the building", she said.

Global Media Iran protests have violent night; at least 12 dead overall
Author: 0 Iran protests have violent night; at least 12 dead overall

Iran's Judiciary Chief, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, ordered prosecutors to take "serious measures" in dealing with the rioters vandalizing public properties during the recent civil protests, Tasnim news agency reported. The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, began on Thursday in Mashhad over economic issues and have expanded to several cities, with some protesters chanting against the government and the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali ...

Global Media Dalits on rampage in Mumbai, other Maharashtra cities over Koregaon Bhima attack
Author: 0 Dalits on rampage in Mumbai, other Maharashtra cities over Koregaon Bhima attack

Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar alleged that Hindu Ekta Aghadi was responsible for the violence. Meanwhile, buses were also vandalised in Hadapsar, Fursungi. "More police personnel, including companies of the SRPF, have been deployed to avoid any untoward incident", the officer said. There was stone pelting, violence and arson but the police exercised great restraint to prevent the situation from going out of control.

Global Media Alabama's winter weather threat has ended, now prepare for extreme cold
Author: 0 Alabama's winter weather threat has ended, now prepare for extreme cold

The cold snap has left the city's Water Resources Department busy over the New Year's holiday repairing three water main breaks as of Monday afternoon. Residents across the area should make preparations for an extended period of cold weather. The low for Tuesday night is forecast to be 18, and Wednesday's high is projected to be 39 degrees.

Global Media Netanyahu sees Israelis, Iranians friendship after fall of current govt in Tehran
Author: 0 Netanyahu sees Israelis, Iranians friendship after fall of current govt in Tehran

Authorities have previously confirmed four deaths. They were reported in several cities, including Dorud and Tuyserkan in the west, Iseh in the south and central Shahin Shahr. Nader said the USA could back the protests by rescinding President Trump's travel ban on Iranians and by pressuring technology companies, like the messaging app Telegram - shut down by Iran - to not bow to pressure.

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