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More snow, bitter cold leads to warnings in Wisconsin
- December 18, 2016

Saturday. The National Weather Service says central Minnesota could get half a foot of snow from the system. The highest amounts will be found across the southeast where some lake enhancement is possible throughout much of the evening. Snow, mainly before 1am. It tends to form in low-lying areas that have standing water or run-off from nearby melting snow banks or puddles, on bridges and underpasses, and on any roads that are shaded from the sun. (more...)
Sri Lanka, Malaysia to expand investment, trade ties Sri Lanka, Malaysia to expand investment, trade ties
- December 18, 2016

President Maithripala Sirisena assured that the Malaysian investors would enjoy a conducive investment climate in Sri Lanka, and invited those Malaysian investors to pro-actively look at the attractive investment opportunities in Sri Lanka. (more...)
Minnesota football team ends boycott over sexual assault case Minnesota football team ends boycott over sexual assault case
- December 18, 2016

The announcement came after a late-night meeting Friday between Gophers players and university president Eric Kaler and other campus leaders. Wolitarsky said university officials had promised the suspended players would have a fair hearing from a "diverse review panel", and vowed to show support for the "character shown by the great majority of our players". (more...)
RNC announces Romney McDaniel to head RNC
- December 18, 2016

USA president-elect Donald Trump has endorsed the niece of former foe Mitt Romney to be the next chair of the Republican National Committee. Despite not appointing the previous Republican presidential nominee to run the State Department, Trump has selected Romney's niece, Ronna Romney McDaniel, to run the Republican National Committee. (more...)
Sindhu eases past Marin in BWF Superseries Finals
- December 18, 2016

Sindhu is in sublime form as she ousted the current World number 1 and Olympic gold medalist in straight sets to book her place in the semifinals of the tournament. It's a neck and neck affair so far in the first game. Sung Ji employed the same tactic that gave her results in the opening game as she kept pushing Sindhu to the back. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: Putin's Alleged Involvement in Democratic Hack Stems From Longtime Grudge
- December 18, 2016

Obama did not publicly support that theory Friday. Obama said he feels "responsible" for some of the suffering in Syria, but he defended his decision to avoid significant military action there. Displaying a partisan tone that he had avoided in other remarks since the election, Obama sharply criticized Republicans who have spoken admiringly of Putin and who have tried to deny or minimize Russia's interference in the election. (more...)
Terrorist attack in Turkey kills 13 and wounds 56 troops
- December 18, 2016

Images taken moments after the explosion showed a smoking public bus, still in flames, with its windows blown open and its interior blackened. Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak said in televised comments that the attack in Kayseri was "unfortunately similar" to last weekend's strikes in Istanbul. (more...)
USA intelligence leaders agree on Russian intervention in Presidential election USA intelligence leaders agree on Russian intervention in Presidential election
- December 18, 2016

In a statement, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said in the course of the Committee's ongoing oversight of cyber-attacks during the USA presidential campaign, they have not received any information from Intelligence Community (IC) agencies indicating that they have developed new assessments on this issue. (more...)
White House needs 'grown-up' in times of crisis White House needs 'grown-up' in times of crisis
- December 17, 2016

CBS released an excerpt on Friday. "We're feeling what not having hope feels like". While hope was the message of her husband's presidential campaigns, and entire presidential terms really, it was a bitter topic for FLOTUS in the interview. (more...)
Louisville suspends assistant after Wake Forest probe
- December 17, 2016

This freaky story has been a distraction for both teams as they prepare for separate bowl games. Wake Forest officials say they've contacted other schools that were involved, leaving it up to them to come forward. "Our equipment people found cards laying right on our sideline and didn't think much of it", Clawson said. It was just a lot of stuff that we do normally. (more...)
Salvation Army and Goodfellows hand out Christmas hampers Salvation Army and Goodfellows hand out Christmas hampers
- December 17, 2016

The Salvation Army pulled all of its red kettle bell ringers off the streets Friday to protect them from the unsafe cold. "We can't do it alone, so we're very, very grateful", Tsui said. Salvation Army Corps. Officer Lt. Ryan Meo explained the gift giving has more than one goal. What the student said next caught me by surprise. This year, that number is between four and five, he said. (more...)
Japan tops China as largest holder of US Treasury debt
- December 17, 2016

Treasury Department showed on Thursday. The month's outflows totaled US$63.54 billion and came on the heels record foreign selling of US$76.59 billion in September. While a weaker yuan makes China's exports more competitive in global trade, the country has been trying to rebalance its economy toward consumption and away from inefficient, polluting industry. (more...)
President Barack Obama Signs Anti-Ticket Bot Legislation Into Law President Barack Obama Signs Anti-Ticket Bot Legislation Into Law
- December 17, 2016

It recently ramped up its own ban on the use of the so called bots - software that enables ticket touts to buy up large quantities of tickets from primary sites - so that using such technology could result in jail time. In the States, Ticketmaster released a statement following the announcement. Act and we believe its passage is a critical step in raising awareness and regulating the unauthorized use of Bots. (more...)
Girl raped by driver in Moti Bagh Girl raped by driver in Moti Bagh
- December 17, 2016

The man assaulted the woman on the pretext of giving her a lift from a bus stop in the area, officials said. She, however, managed to flee around midnight and was found by a police patrol team which brought her to South Campus police station in the wee hours on Thursday. (more...)
Coldest Air of the Season to Arrive Sunday Coldest Air of the Season to Arrive Sunday
- December 17, 2016

The snow itself and the impact on the roadways will be the biggest impact especially from Friday evening and most of Saturday . Just days after 11 inches of snow dropped on Ann Arbor, another three inches are anticipated to fall Friday evening, December 16 and into Saturday morning. (more...)
12-year-old suspected of nail bomb attempt in Germany 12-year-old suspected of nail bomb attempt in Germany
- December 17, 2016

A 12-year-old Germany-born boy with Iraqi parents is alleged to have tried to set off a nail bomb at the Christmas market on November 26, and aga. He allegedly tried to detonate a nail bomb at a market in the western German town of Ludwigshafen last month, before planting another device near the town hall a couple of days later. (more...)
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid disruptions (Third Lead)
- December 17, 2016

As was the case last Wednesday, Advani remained in the House and gave vent to his feelings after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House during zero hour. In 2015, more than 20,000 Indians, including prominent business leaders, signed an online petition urging lawmakers to end weeks of rowdy protests that had paralysed parliament. (more...)
Winter Session: Parliament closer to a washout Winter Session: Parliament closer to a washout
- December 17, 2016

He was heard telling Singh to speak to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to attempt to reach a consensus. He said that there was no coherence in the Congress' strategies in the upper and the lower houses, and no coordination between their leaders in the two houses. (more...)
New York state to relocate New York City deer upstate New York state to relocate New York City deer upstate
- December 17, 2016

The city planned to leave the deer alone, but on Thursday it was caught after jumping a fence at the Polo Grounds Towers housing development in Harlem; it was promptly captured and tranquilized . During the two weeks that the buck had confined himself to Jackie Robinson Park , the city, based on advice from the state, chose to monitor it and not interfere. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Blames FBI Letter, Russia Hacking for Presidential Loss
- December 17, 2016

Obama was to hold a news conference at the White House on Friday afternoon. President Obama said Russian Federation "in fact" had "hacked into the DNC", adding that the White House was just trying to "let people know" what was going on, and the media interpreted the reasons. (more...)
Town left without a police department after every officer resigns Town left without a police department after every officer resigns
- December 16, 2016

Bunker Hill , Indiana , has less than 900 residents, boasts one of the state's oldest operating drag strips, and is the hometown of radio and TV talk show host Tavis Smiley. They anxious that a lack of extra sets of body armor puts their lives at risk when multiple deputies went out at one time to make arrests or serve warrants. (more...)
Two Named to Trump's National Security Advisory Team Two Named to Trump's National Security Advisory Team
- December 16, 2016

Crowley, who has hosted " The Monica Crowley Show " on radio since 2002, also served as a foreign policy assistant to former President Richard Nixon after he left the White House. "With vision, courage and moral clarity, [Trump] is committed fully to re-establishing America's singular place in the world", Crowley said in a statement released by the Trump campaign. (more...)
Winter weather advisory to begin this afternoon for Livingston County Winter weather advisory to begin this afternoon for Livingston County
- December 16, 2016

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for most all of southern Wisconsin , with another 5-10 inches of snow that could make travel hard Friday and Saturday . Wyoming and southern Erie counties are under a lake effect snow warning until 7 tonight. Then it become a high wind warning until 6 a.m. Friday . A lot more snow is on the way, wit the heaviest snowfall expected late Friday afternoon through Friday night. (more...)
Will expose PM Modi if allowed to speak in Parliament, says Rahul Will expose PM Modi if allowed to speak in Parliament, says Rahul
- December 16, 2016

Rahul Gandhi has been criticising the PM over his shock demonetisation move last month, and the latest bombshell will further deteriorate the government-opposition relations. "It is the biggest joke of the year..." I think that is not the issue that the government did not make ample preparation. Congress sources said party chief Sonia Gandhi, who has not been keeping well, could be part of the delegation. (more...)
Ohio House speaker: Governor's abortion veto being discussed
- December 16, 2016

A federal judge overturned a similar law in Arkansas in 2014 . However, the difference between victory and defeat in the history of warfare is that those who are ultimately victorious has picked themselves up after each defeat and gone on to win. (more...)

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