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Boulder weather: Chance of snow today with a high of 32 Boulder weather: Chance of snow today with a high of 32
- December 04, 2016

North wind around 5 miles per hour. In addition to the heavy rain, it will be windy, with wind gusts in the 20 to 30 miles per hour range. Because temperatures will climb above freezing, the snow is most likely going to accumulate on grassy and elevated surfaces. (more...)
Dean steps out of DNC race; Ellison says he may leave seat
- December 04, 2016

He made his surprise announcement of withdrawal from the contest in a videotaped message on Friday to a Denver meeting of Democratic state party chairs. " Though I love being in Congress because it allows me to serve my neighbors, I do think that it is more important to build, strengthen the DNC", the Washington Post reported Ellison said at the Denver conference of the Association of State Democratic Chairs, before adding he would continue to mull over the idea. (more...)
Iraqi troops bring to 23 districts retaken in Mosul
- December 04, 2016

In neighbouring Qadisiyah district, ISIS militants launched an offensive in an attempt to regain control of neighborhoods they have lost, but were pushed back by the Iraqi forces. Militants had no limit on who they would use, even grabbing young boys from neighboring villages and forcing them onto the frontline. He said his men also captured the neighbourhood of Qadissiyah-2, bringing to 23 the number of areas retaken by special forces in the eastern sector of the city since the campaign to ... (more...)
Investigation to begin into Colombia plane crash
- December 04, 2016

The footballing world was dealt a tragic blow on 29 November, when at least 71 people were killed in a deadly crash involving a British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane. Soccer-mad Brazil declared three days of mourning. Two goalkeepers, Danilo and Jackson Follmann , as well as a member of the team's delegation and a Bolivian flight attendant also survived. (more...)
Farooq Abdullah is not an Indian, alleges RSS Farooq Abdullah is not an Indian, alleges RSS
- December 03, 2016

The former head of government of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah called on authorities today to seek a political solution to the conflict in that northern Indian state for lasting peace in the region. Speaking to ANI here, Abdullah said that PoK belongs to Pakistan and there is no question of waging a war as both hostile neighbours will never recover from it. (more...)
Shallow quake of magnitude 5.4 strikes Nepal Shallow quake of magnitude 5.4 strikes Nepal
- December 03, 2016

The intensity of the quake recorded by the Centre was 5.6, 150 km east of Kathmandu. The epicentre was on latitude 27.79° N and longitude 86.5 ° E, about 120 kilometre east of the capital, Kathmandu . Nepal was recovering from a devastating 7.8 magnitude quake previous year that killed 9,000 people, including 18 who died in an avalanche. The Sherpa guide and British climber were hit by falling chucks of ice at an altitude of about 6,000 meters (19,680 feet) on the mountain, said Iswari ... (more...)
India, Pakistan urged to initiate dialogue process India, Pakistan urged to initiate dialogue process
- December 03, 2016

The meeting will also cover all the necessary technical aspects of the declaration. This conference will endorse the 6th Ministerial Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process Declaration and provide a new direction for the year 2017. Dignitaries from 14 countries, including Turkey, China, Russia, Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan among others would participate in the event. (more...)
Palestinian leader seeks Trump support for independence Palestinian leader seeks Trump support for independence
- December 03, 2016

In a sprawling speech that lasted well over three hours to his Fatah Party, President Mahmoud Abbas said he hopes that 2017 will be the year that the Palestinians finally gain independence and that he would seek Trump's help in achieving that goal. (more...)
Bob Geldof backs Lib Dems and chants: Zac is crap! Bob Geldof backs Lib Dems and chants: Zac is crap!
- December 03, 2016

Zac Goldsmith triggered a by-election in Richmond Park following the government's decision to build a third runway at Heathrow. "That's really alarmed and upset people and they want to use this opportunity to send a message". 'I wasn't going to come before you with a trouser leg shredded and not looking very nice, ' he told the audience. But Mr Wolmar said he was getting "lots of support from people who wouldn't dream of voting Lib Dem because of the austerity and the bedroom tax that the ... (more...)
Zimbabwe's new quasi-currency fails the smell test Zimbabwe's new quasi-currency fails the smell test
- December 03, 2016

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said Saturday bond notes will be introduced into the market on November 28, ending months of speculation over their release . Twelve million dollars' worth of the new notes and coins went into circulation today, fuelling fears of another economic meltdown. Government officials are sending mixed messages about whether the bond notes constitute normal currency or not. (more...)
Covington Provides Backdrop For Dolly Parton's NBC Christmas Film Covington Provides Backdrop For Dolly Parton's NBC Christmas Film
- December 03, 2016

The country superstar showed off her fabulous figure in a fringed, embellished white dress for her Christmas In Rockefeller performance, and completely slayed while belting out "I'll Be Home For Christmas" with her lovable twang. " Christmas of Many Colors " is a sequel to "Coat of Many Colors" and will air at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, on NBC. We got to spend a lot more time together and it was really fun because I feel like we both have the same personality, so it was like we're both ... (more...)
Home Uncategorized AWCO: Nigeria's Super Falcons beats South Africa 1 - 0 to Home Uncategorized AWCO: Nigeria's Super Falcons beats South Africa 1 - 0 to
- December 03, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate counterpart Bukola Saraki have both sent congratulatory messages to the Super Falcons . Kick off time is 7 p.m. "We had our chances but did not convert them". "We want to approach the South African game just like we did with our previous matches". "Our Super Falcons have made Nigeria proud again". (more...)
India train derailment kills at least 50 India train derailment kills at least 50
- December 02, 2016

Some sources said the number of passengers aboard the train Sunday was considerably higher. "When we came out of the train, we saw a few coaches had derailed", said Kumar, whose coach remained standing on the track. 76 passengers were seriously injured in the derailment, Ahmad said. November 21 (ANI): France has expressed condolences to the near and dear ones of the 133 victims of Sunday's train tragedy near the city of Kanpur and wished a speedy recovery to the injured. (more...)
Possible tornado kills 3 in Alabama as storms cross South
- December 02, 2016

The National Weather Service office in Huntsville said it found evidence of tornadoes in North Alabama as survey teams looked at damage left behind by storms overnight. The National Weather Service in Jackson, Mississippi, counted six confirmed tornadoes in areas of the state it monitors. "I've never driven through something like this in my life", Presley said. (more...)
United Kingdom holds dialogue with leaders, no Brexit pre-negotiation: May's spokesman United Kingdom holds dialogue with leaders, no Brexit pre-negotiation: May's spokesman
- December 02, 2016

He said the only way to avoid citizens becoming "bargaining chips" is "precise and comprehensive solutions" rather than "nice-sounding expressions". The British government on Monday distanced itself from a memo outlining plans for Brexit spotted as a lawmaker left Downing Street, which included the aim to "have cake and eat it". (more...)
Syria: Israeli jets strike outside Damascus, no casualties
- December 02, 2016

The Syrian military source said Wednesday's missile strikes were "an attempt to distract attention" from the Syrian army's "successes" and a "bid to raise the morale of the collapsing terrorist gangs", an apparent reference to recent rebel losses in Aleppo. (more...)
No. 14 Louisville outlasts No. 15 Purdue 71-64 No. 14 Louisville outlasts No. 15 Purdue 71-64
- December 02, 2016

Their most recent outing resulted in a 79-68 win over NJIT with Purdue leading scorer Caleb Swanigan doing just that, posting a team-high 22 points on 6 of 6 from the floor and a flawless 10 of 10 from the foul line to go alone with 13 boards for his 4th consecutive game with double-double, and 5th overall this season. (more...)
Indonesians join thousands of soldiers, police at rallies
- December 02, 2016

Gatot Nurmantyo, also invited students and leaders of the six religions recognized in Indonesia. "We are gathered today across the nation to show that is true". The governor later apologized and said he did not intend to insult Islam. The FPI backed a large rally on November 4 against Jakarta's Christian governor, who is accused of insulting the Koran. (more...)
A beaver walks into a Dollar General store, goes Christmas shopping A beaver walks into a Dollar General store, goes Christmas shopping
- December 02, 2016

A beaver has trashed a Maryland store, seemingly distraught that it had only artificial Christmas trees in stock. The suspect, who caused "property damage", attempted to flee the area but was apprehended by Animal Control, St. It is unclear what, exactly, the beaver's motives were, or why he has such a thing against artificial Christmas trees (they're way cheaper and some are really cute, OK?). (more...)
Delhi air quality continues to deteriorate Delhi air quality continues to deteriorate
- December 02, 2016

Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday held a meeting and made a decision to install "Induced-draft air treatment systems" at five major traffic intersections in Delhi. The pilot study executed in IIT Bombay on JVLR Road shows reduction of 55-76% for PM2.5 and 73-88% for PM10. The government also directed to immediately implement measures to curb the air pollution. (more...)
Presidential election recount set to start Presidential election recount set to start
- December 02, 2016

Before the recount objection, 10 counties had made plans to start their recounts on Saturday, according to the Michigan Secretary of States office. Almost 4.8 million people voted in the Wolverine state's 83 counties on November 8. Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell said he expects his office will be "inundated" with observers, political professionals and media from as far away as China and Norway as the recount gets underway. (more...)
Net Long-Term UK Immigration Hovers at Record Levels
- December 02, 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to control immigration, an issue which prompted many Britons to back Brexit, blaming the EU's freedom of movement rules for the increase in new arrivals in recent years. The government reaffirmed its commitment to reducing net migration to tens of thousands in September, but has failed to provide much detail. There were rises in job-seeking workers from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, ... (more...)
2 killed, 4 hurt in Baltimore shooting 2 killed, 4 hurt in Baltimore shooting
- December 02, 2016

Another man who was shot multiple times died at a hospital. On Wednesday, Baltimore Police released the footage of the shooting on Greenmount Avenue in the interests of "transparency". One officer moved in and told the man he was going to deploy a Taser. The department is considering whether to file charges against the man, who has a history of mental illness and has made at least one recent suicide attempt. (more...)
Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes, state board says Trump wins Michigan's 16 electoral votes, state board says
- December 01, 2016

The Board of Canvassers will hear arguments on the challenge and rule within five days, meaning a recount may not start until December 12 - just one week before the electoral college meets. Thomsen called Trump's remarks "an insult to the people that run our elections". J. Alex Halderman of the University of MI is one of those who wants her to do so, and he posted a message online last week advising Clinton to file for an examination of the physical evidence to erase some of the ... (more...)
Prince William Defends Brother Harry Over Meghan Prince William Defends Brother Harry Over Meghan
- December 01, 2016

Markle should be subjected to such a storm", the statement said . The comments were made in response to press questions after a newspaper suggested that William disagreed with Harry's decision to publicly complain about coverage of his relationship with new girlfriend Meghan Markle. (more...)

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