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Watch For Fog And Flooding Friday, Freezing Rain Saturday

Watch For Fog And Flooding Friday, Freezing Rain Saturday There could be rapid rises on some rivers and streams that could lead to the potential of ice jams with water covered roads, especially in low lying areas. The Glens Falls region should see two to five inches of snow by early Saturday as well as freezing rain as temperatures stay warmer than areas to the north. [Full Article...]

Manny Machado, Orioles Avoid Arbitration With $16 Million Deal

Manny Machado, Orioles Avoid Arbitration With $16 Million Deal They also have a few players set to be free agents after the season and might want to make a push in 2018 before potentially losing guys like A.J. Pollock and Patrick Corbin. The Orioles were kept out of postseason contention in 2017, their 75-87 record pitting them in the cellar of the American League East division. Catcher Caleb Joseph received a raise from $700,000 to $1.25 million and shor... [Full Article...]

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War It weighs almost 3 pounds, and Queen Elizabeth II jokes that you can't look down while wearing it or your neck might break. "You can't look down to read the speech", she said in the interview. "I mean, it just remains itself". That much was clear after he was with the Queen when she watched her coronation for the very first time , as part of the upcoming documentary The Coronation , whic... [Full Article...]

PM congratulates ISRO team for the successful launch of its 100th satellite

PM congratulates ISRO team for the successful launch of its 100th satellite The successful orbiting of the satellites by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV C-40 comes four months after the Indian space Research Organisation's mission to launch backup navigation spacecraft IRNSS-1H onboard PSLV-39 ended in a rare failure. [Full Article...]

GKN shares jump 26% after announcing rejected bid from Melrose

GKN shares jump 26% after announcing rejected bid from Melrose The site produces composite structures and complex machine parts for aircraft such as the Black Hawk helicopter. GKN was valued at 5.7 billion pounds at the close of Thursday. It later warned the writedown would be bigger than expected and announced the departure of CEO-designate Kevin Cummings , the head of the aerospace division who had been set to take over the top job this month. [Full Article...]

Saudi women attend football game for the first time

Saudi women attend football game for the first time And for 22-year-old Al Hilal fan Ghadah Grrah, she can not contain her excitement as she is finally able to go and watch them play. Women supporters, all wearing the traditional black abaya robe, arrived well ahead of Friday's kick-off in the Jeddah stadium, some in sunglasses and others with loose-fitting veils. [Full Article...]

Pak begins blame game, claims India 'distracting' it from counter-terror efforts

Pak begins blame game, claims India 'distracting' it from counter-terror efforts Pakistan's decision to suspend military and intelligence cooperation with America came after President Donald Trump accused Islamabad of giving nothing to the USA but "lies and deceit" and suspended about Dollars 2 billion in security aid to it, Pakistani media quoted Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan as saying. [Full Article...]

Lavalin case: Stay on trial, notice to Pinarayi

Lavalin case: Stay on trial, notice to Pinarayi Kerala DGP Loknath Behera on Wednesday clarified that his department has not advised for a chopper ride by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on December 26.The DGP said this following allegation that the expense of the Chief Minister's helicopter journey was reimbursed from the State Disaster Relief Fund sanctioned for Ockhi Cyclone victims."We are not giving guidelines for any mode of travel". [Full Article...]

Farage says he might support new European Union membership referendum

Farage says he might support new European Union membership referendum He said that pro-Europeans such as former prime minister Tony Blair "will never ever ever give up". "Maybe, just maybe I'm reaching the point of thinking that we should have a second referendum ... Farage later backtracked from the notion that he actively wanted another referendum, but said leave supporters must "face this potential threat" and start organising for another campaign. [Full Article...]

Syrian government defends Idlib campaign, condemns France

Syrian government defends Idlib campaign, condemns France The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights [official profile], Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, on Wednesday condemned [press release] the rise in civilian casualties in the Eastern Ghouta region of Syria resulting from the recent increase in airstrikes and ground-based attacks by government forces and its allies, highlighting that all parties are "obliged under worldwide law to distinguish between lawfu... [Full Article...]

'Tide Pod Challenge' potentially deadly for kids, teens

'Tide Pod Challenge' potentially deadly for kids, teens Now, videos of teens putting Tide Pods in their mouth and even cooking with them are making the rounds online as part of the "Tide Pod Challenge ". Laundry pods are a $1.3 billion annual business that grew more than 12 percent previous year as measured by Nielsen data that excludes online sales and some club stores. [Full Article...]

Former Klan Leader Dies In Prison

Former Klan Leader Dies In Prison Killen died in prison on Thursday aged 92. He was a Klansman who led a group of 15 men in the deaths of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Shwerner. "Mississippi authorities reopened the case after finding out Sam Bowers said the main instigator had gotten away with murder and that was Edgar Ray Killen As we reported about that they reopened the case", according to Michell. [Full Article...]

Understanding the protests in Iran means digging much deeper than Trump's tweets

Understanding the protests in Iran means digging much deeper than Trump's tweets The US ambassador Nikki Haley said the global community could not let Iran silence protesters' messages about the country's economic woes by blocking some social media platforms. Science Minister Mansour Gholami said that about a quarter of the students arrested have since been released, though he failed to give any exact numbers. [Full Article...]

Florida man pockets $281 million for winning Mega Millions jackpot

Florida man pockets $281 million for winning Mega Millions jackpot And the person holding the ticket is a 20-year-old kid from Florida. "I intend to take care of my family, have some fun along the way, and cement a path for financial success so that I can leave a legacy far into the future", said Missler. [Full Article...]

Oprah Beats Trump 48-38 with Likely Voters in 2020 Election

Donald Trump claims he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential election. Winfrey enjoys more support among Democrats than Trump does from Republicans: 76 percent of Democrats said they support Winfrey, compared with 66 percent of Republicans who support Trump. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to Hear Online Sales Tax Argument

Supreme Court to Hear Online Sales Tax Argument Supreme Court. "It's not the decision we sought, but we're glad the nation's highest court will learn how new state laws are imposing unreasonable tax burdens on out-of-state businesses", DelBianco said. Hanging over the Texas case is the possibility that the state will be placed back under federal oversight of its elections laws. "I hope this means the Court is open to revisiting the important ... [Full Article...]

Canada hate crime: Schoolgirl attacked with scissors over hijab

Canada hate crime: Schoolgirl attacked with scissors over hijab Khawlah said she told the man "What you're doing is really wrong, you should not act like this, and especially, I'm a kid". Khawlah Noman told reporters that she was walking to school with her younger brother when the man came at her with scissors. [Full Article...]

US Denies Role in Drone Swarm Attack on Russian Air Base

US Denies Role in Drone Swarm Attack on Russian Air Base Russian Federation hinted on Thursday that Ukraine manufactured the explosives used in an attempted drone attack on its military bases in Syria, following claims linking Turkey and the USA to the attack. The Russian military repelled the attack that was reported to involve 13 drones. Putin said Moscow knows who helped stage the attack on the Russian bases, but he didn't identify the country ... [Full Article...]

OR governor says Zinke considering exempting state from offshore drilling plan

OR governor says Zinke considering exempting state from offshore drilling plan The governors of Delaware, North Carolina, and SC on Tuesday were seeking meetings with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to press their case that drilling would pose significant risks to coastal tourism, while other state representatives issued sharply-worded Tweets. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump in 'excellent' health: White House doctor says after exam

Donald Trump in 'excellent' health: White House doctor says after exam Ronnie Jackson said in a brief statement. Jackson will take questions from reporters on the president's health on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. The released details of the physical exam could finally lay to rest a mystery surrounding Mr Trump's exact height. "I'll be very surprised if it doesn't". [Full Article...]


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