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Okinawa police inspect United States helicopter after incident Okinawa police inspect United States helicopter after incident
- December 15, 2017

The window crashed down in a sports ground where 50 children were playing at an elementary school near the Futenma marine airbase in the country's south just after 10am local time. military. The Marine Corps has grounded all CH-53Es based at Futenma for safety checks but a number of other helicopter types were seen departing the base in the morning. (more...)
Briefly disruptive snow showers possible this evening, with icy roads a possibility Briefly disruptive snow showers possible this evening, with icy roads a possibility
- December 15, 2017

The concern for some slick spots is greatest west and northwest of the Beltway where pavement temperatures are coldest and where the chance of snow is highest, but icy roads are possible anywhere steady snow falls. Saturday morning the snow showers and flurries linger. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. (more...)
11yo girl handcuffed, held at gunpoint by MI police 11yo girl handcuffed, held at gunpoint by MI police
- December 14, 2017

Her mom, Whitney Hodges , said that the police ordered Honestie to keep her hands up and walk backward before they put her in handcuffs and put her in the back of a police vehicle. Police said the ladies weren't equipped. During Tuesday's press conference the chief stated the child "was treated the same way we would have treated any adult and when you are dealing with an 11-year-old - it's inappropriate ". (more...)
Should Trump create special counsel to look at Mueller? Should Trump create special counsel to look at Mueller?
- December 14, 2017

The messages were turned over to Congress and obtained by the New York Times . Adding to a growing list of questionable investigators on Mueller's team, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that investigator Andrew Weisman attended Hillary Clinton's election night party a year ago. (more...)
Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins - 12/17/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins - 12/17/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- December 14, 2017

Fans might remember the famous 2002 game between the Dolphins and the Bills . The Dolphins are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Buffalo , the home team is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings and the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier is in his first year as the Bills defensive coordinator. Vinatieri still has time to get back above the threshold, but should he fall just short, it will be tough not to point to this game as the one that ... (more...)
Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president, suffers double court blow Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president, suffers double court blow
- December 14, 2017

South Africa's High Court ruled on Wednesday that President Jacob Zuma , under fire for alleged corruption, must set up a judicial inquiry into state influence-peddling within 30 days. Congress of the People (COPE) leader Mosioua Lekota said Zuma has been acting as a law unto himself and said the blame should be squarely placed before the entire leadership of the ANC, charging, "They have protected him; they themselves have failed to uphold the Constitution". (more...)
Bon Jovi Among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees Bon Jovi Among 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees
- December 14, 2017

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees. The veteran British band will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018 after being nominated for the first time this year, although they've been eligible since 1989. (more...)
Volunteers unload wreaths for Wreaths Across America ceremony Volunteers unload wreaths for Wreaths Across America ceremony
- December 14, 2017

Volunteers from Wreaths Across America and Gulfview United Methodist Church prepared for Saturday's laying ceremony Wednesday and Kent-Forest Lawn Cemetery in Panama City. Students laid eight wreaths in memory during the ceremony which focuses on remembering those who have fallen in the line of duty, honoring those now serving and teaching the value of freedom. (more...)
Passenger threatens to 'kill everybody' on plane after being caught smoking Passenger threatens to 'kill everybody' on plane after being caught smoking
- December 14, 2017

A passenger told KOIN 6 News that Curbello was removed from the bathroom by flight attendants after it was discovered she was smoking. Curbelo was arrested after the plane landed at the Sacramento International Airport. 'The safety of our crew and passengers is our top priority and we take all threats seriously. Pilots declared an emergency in order to "receive priority handling from air traffic controllers", according to a statement from Southwest Airlines. (more...)
U.S. willing to begin direct talks with North Korea without preconditions: Tillerson U.S. willing to begin direct talks with North Korea without preconditions: Tillerson
- December 13, 2017

Tillerson said the U.S.is ready to talk whenever North Korea is. "Let's just meet and we can talk about the weather if you want to". "It's not realistic to say we're only going to talk if you come to the table ready to give up your program". (more...)
Austria gas plant blast kills one Austria gas plant blast kills one
- December 13, 2017

Italy will declare a state of emergency after an explosion at a gas plant in Austria cut off supplies from Russian Federation, the Italian energy minister said on Tuesday. Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia and Italy are recipients of the pipeline gas. Gas Connect Austria said the part of the site affected by the fire was only 100 metres (330 feet) by 100 metres at a site that covers 17 hectares (42 acres). (more...)
Local organizations help people sign up for health insurance coverage Local organizations help people sign up for health insurance coverage
- December 13, 2017

Although others might call it a resistance of sorts. A joint venture of Adirondack Health, Glens Falls Hospital, Hudson Headwaters Health Network, St. That means consumers on the East Coast will have until 3 a.m. on Saturday morning to enroll. An advisory published September 28 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which administers ACA programs, states that the December 16-31 special enrollment period will be available for consumers "residing in or moving from areas ... (more...)
Happy Hanukkah! The 8-Night Jewish Festival Of Lights Begins Tuesday Happy Hanukkah! The 8-Night Jewish Festival Of Lights Begins Tuesday
- December 13, 2017

Hanukkah begins on the eve of the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev. Unlike many Jewish holidays, Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is not mentioned in the Bible, . Borenstein, regional director of Chabad Lubavitch of Mid-Hudson Valley, said he has been leading the lightings for more than 30 years, but this year the nonprofit expanded its lightings. (more...)
PM arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC Summit PM arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC Summit
- December 13, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan has invited leaders of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states to convene for an extraordinary leaders' summit in Istanbul over the issue of Jerusalem al-Quds. It insists that Jerusalem is the "eternal and indivisible" capital of Israel. Sulaiman Alakaili, a Saudi Political Analyst, explained to The Media Line that the OIC summit "will focus on enhancing the Palestinian and Arab presence in the holy city of Jerusalem", although he also ... (more...)
Army men feared dead in avalanches Army men feared dead in avalanches
- December 13, 2017

Two soldiers went missing in Kupwara district's Nowgam sector on Monday evening and three others disappeared on Tuesday morning in Bandipora district's Gurez sector. More than 5 feet snow has accumulated in the area. The present weather conditions are like to continue till Friday. Srinagar has received 3.5 cm of snow while Qazigund, the gateway to Kashmir has got 13 centimentr of snow so far. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Says Trump Is Guilty Of 'Slut' Shaming Elizabeth Warren Says Trump Is Guilty Of 'Slut' Shaming
- December 13, 2017

Three women who previous year accused Donald Trump of making unwanted sexual advances renewed their allegations Monday , saying it was time Congress investigate claims against the president in the wake of dozens of other powerful American men being held accountable for their treatment of women. (more...)
Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran: seismological centre Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran: seismological centre
- December 13, 2017

A magnitude 7.3 quake struck the border area between Iraq and Iran. Another 6.1-magnitude quake also rocked the area on December 1. So far there are no reports of damage or casualties. On November 12, a devastating 7.3-magnitude natural disaster hit Iran western province of Kermanshah claiming the lives of at least 530 people and injuring over 8,000 others. (more...)
Putin announces beginning of Russian withdrawal during surprise visit to Syria Putin announces beginning of Russian withdrawal during surprise visit to Syria
- December 13, 2017

Mr Putin said Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying the Islamic State group. The size of the Russian deployment in Syria is not known but independent Russian military expert Pavel Felgenhauer has told AFP that up to 10,000 troops and private contractors could have taken part in the conflict. (more...)
Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday Winter storm warning issued for Tuesday
- December 12, 2017

That's on top of the lake effect snow that dumped up to 2 feet near lakes Erie and Ontario. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for St. Joseph, Cass and Berrien Counties in MI as well as for LaGrange and Noble Counties in IN until 7:00 a.m. (more...)
Charles Jenkins: Cold War defector to North Korea dies Charles Jenkins: Cold War defector to North Korea dies
- December 12, 2017

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Watch Taylor Swift Perform Watch Taylor Swift Perform "Gorgeous" Live For The First Time In Chicago!
- December 12, 2017

The popstar rocked hits like "Ready for It", "Look What You Made Me Do", " Gorgeous ", and "Blank Space", and we can't blame him for wanting to capture the special evening, which had Tay putting on her only 2017 United Kingdom performance. (more...)
Israel retaliates against rocket fire with Gaza airstrike Israel retaliates against rocket fire with Gaza airstrike
- December 12, 2017

The rocket was successfully intercepted by an Iron Dome battery. Hamas threatened Israel with a "heavy price" for demolishing the tunnel. "The IDF holds Hamas responsible for these aggressive acts originating from the Gaza Strip". Demonstrations continued to rock the occupied Palestinian territories for the fourth consecutive day over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (more...)
Concert announcement: Kesha and Macklemore coming to Darien Lake Concert announcement: Kesha and Macklemore coming to Darien Lake
- December 12, 2017

A comedic new promo video for next summer's "The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore" tour finds Macklemore ready to give up rapping to become a professional roller-blader. Kesha pulls up in a gold auto and matching outfit to save the day, suggesting that the two tour together instead of skating around. Before that, she released hits such as " Tik Tok ", " We R Who We R " and "Die Young". (more...)
Chinese, Russian FMs meet on bilateral cooperation Chinese, Russian FMs meet on bilateral cooperation
- December 12, 2017

The Doklam standoff, the second longest standoff along the un-demarcated Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China, had begun when the Indian soldiers stopped Chinese troops from constructing a road in Doklam. The joint statement issued by foreign ministers of the three countries (RIC) in New Delhi on Monday also called for concerted efforts by the worldwide community in stopping the recruitment of terrorist fighters, preventing the misuse of information and communication ... (more...)
Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars
- December 12, 2017

With Apollo astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt in attendance on the 45th anniversary of Apollo 17's landing on the moon, Trump said NASA would not only return to the lunar surface but use it as a stepping stone. During Monday's order signing, Mr. Trump said the action will "refocus America's space program on human exploration and discovery". "No human has walked there since", the statement said. (more...)

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