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Global Media Family displaced days before Christmas after house fire
Author: 0 Family displaced days before Christmas after house fire

She was taken to the hospital as a precaution, Hall said. Multiple crews were required to extinguish the fire including District Six and Brownfields Fire Departments, while East Side provided additional support. The fire departments in the area, which hold a toy drive every year are letting the family get gifts from the drive. Fire crews remained at the scene for most of the day Sunday looking for hot spots.

Global Media Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway
Author: 0 Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

Police said that the incident happened as the bus driver lost control of the bus. Some reports also said that the number of fatalities had risen to five people. The driver was detained, and a criminal case was immediately opened. "Police employees are working with him", the statement said. Sirens were blaring around the metro station, with authorities preparing to pull the bus out of the underpass with a cable, an AFP correspondent at the scene said.

Global Media Don't expect a Christmas snowfall in Siouxland
Author: 0 Don't expect a Christmas snowfall in Siouxland

The National Weather Service reported between 2 and 2.5 inches of snow across the KQ2 viewing area. Snow will begin falling in the Cortland area Sunday evening, increasing the likelihood for a white Christmas on Monday morning. You're not dreaming - it's going to be a white Christmas, with heavy snow in the forecast throughout the day. Toledo had an inch of show on Christmas Day , 2016, Mr.

Global Media Donald Trump praises North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Donald Trump praises North Korea sanctions

The official also paid attention to the planned expulsion of overseas North Korean workers from United Nations member states within 24 months. North Korea regularly threatens to destroy South Korea, the United States and Japan, and says its weapons programs are necessary to counter US aggression.

Global Media RPF to manage crowds in AC suburban trains
Author: 0 RPF to manage crowds in AC suburban trains

However, from the new year, there will be eight fast services between Churchgate and Virar, three fast services between Churchgate and Borivli, and one slow service between Mahalaxmi and Borivli. The base fare for passengers travelling by AC locals for a single journey will be 1.3 times of the base fare of existing fare of single journey ticket for first class.

Global Media Last day for Christmas shopping
Author: 0 Last day for Christmas shopping

According to Interac, the Friday before Christmas Eve is the busiest retail shopping day of the year. "To get him happy and make myself happy", says Mitchell. He said shoppers may have waited longer to shop because of Christmas falling on a Monday. "We just forgot stuff". "We know that they spend the whole year planning this sale, it's absolutely the pinnacle of their retail calendar and they're very excited to greet their customers early on Tuesday morning".

Global Media Obamacare: Trump touts death blow, but Florida sign-ups hit 1.7M
Author: 0 Obamacare: Trump touts death blow, but Florida sign-ups hit 1.7M

Despite all that, more than 1 million new customers signed up last week, ahead of a December 15 deadline for HealthCare.gov. "Demand was higher than ever before despite efforts by the Trump administration to derail enrollment by cutting the open enrollment period in half and slashing the outreach budget by 90 percent", said Lori Lodes, who promoted Obamacare in the last administration.

Global Media IS claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul
Author: 0 IS claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

The suicide bomb attack took place around 8 in the morning, at the time office-goers were arriving. The Islamic State (IS)-linked "Amaq" news website has claimed in an online statement the responsibility for the attack. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the pre-dawn ambush. The blast comes a week after Daesh claimed another attack on a training facility of the same agency, the National Directorate for Security, in Kabul that ended when the attackers were killed before causing ...

Author: 0 See Santa's Progress Around the World

Be sure to keep checking back throughout the day and evening to track Santa's progress. "NORAD radars have sensed movement near the North Pole". "Historical data and more than 60 years of NORAD tracking information lead us to believe Santa Claus is alive and well in the hearts of people throughout the world", the handbook advises.

Global Media Trump Wishes Troops Merry Christmas Via Video Conference
Author: 0 Trump Wishes Troops Merry Christmas Via Video Conference

He singled out the Coast Guard for the service's work during a series of deadly US hurricanes that caused billions of dollars in damage and that parts of the country are still recovering from. Trump Christmas Brain seems to play out differently from person to person. Since he has become president, Trump has claimed, without evidence, that people are now freer to say Merry Christmas.

Global Media Muslim board rejects Triple Talaq Bill
Author: 0 Muslim board rejects Triple Talaq Bill

The Act applies to all matters of personal law except such successions. After a detailed discussion on the Bill during an emergency session of its 51-member working committee on Sunday at Nadwa College in Lucknow , the Board has unanimously chose to reject and oppose the bill in its present form.

Global Media Guatemala announces plan to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Guatemala announces plan to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala was one of the few countries to vote with the USA against passing a non-binding resolution at the United Nations declaring Trump's Jerusalem decision " null and void ". "Despite us only being nine in the world (in the United Nations vote), we have the total certainty and conviction that this is the right path". Trump upended decades of US policy with his December 6 announcement that he was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Global Media It will be bitter cold on Christmas morning
Author: 0 It will be bitter cold on Christmas morning

Christmas: High: 39 Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. It will be enough to trigger lake-effect snow showers. Behind that cold front, temperatures will fall into the 40s by lunch time. Winds gust to over 40MPH for Christmas Day . Christmas Day night will be our coldest over the next 8 days, with lows falling into the upper 20s.

Author: 0 Teen's neo-Nazi boyfriend kills parents over breakup

On Wednesday (Dec. 20), the Frickers made a decision to intervene by taking their daughter to the home of a friend in Washington D.C. There they convinced her that it would be in her best interest to sever ties with the young man and she agreed.

Global Media Environment Canada predicts white Christmas, issues special weather statement
Author: 0 Environment Canada predicts white Christmas, issues special weather statement

The snowfall is expected to start around 9 pm on Christmas Eve, tapering off overnight or on Christmas Day. Environment Canada says Islanders should prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. "Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become hard to navigate due to accumulating snow", a winter storm warning for Fredericton reads.

Global Media N. Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as an 'act of war'
Author: 0 N. Korea slams new United Nations sanctions as an 'act of war'

A foreign ministry statement said they were tantamount to an economic blockade, the official KCNA news agency reported. "There is no more fatal blunder than the miscalculation that the US and its followers could check by already worn-out "sanctions" the victorious advance of our people who have brilliantly accomplished the great historic cause of completing the state nuclear force", the ministry said.

Global Media Sheriff's office: 'Several deaths' in plane crash in Florida
Author: 0 Sheriff's office: 'Several deaths' in plane crash in Florida

It is now unknwown what caused the crash but the airport was struggling with visibility at the time of the incident due to heavy fog, local media reports. The airport once served as the Bartow Army Air Field during World War II , according to its museum's website . Officials said they believe fog was a factor in the crash.

Global Media Modi to launch Delhi Metro's Magenta Line on Dec 25
Author: 0 Modi to launch Delhi Metro's Magenta Line on Dec 25

The line will consist of 25 stations with the interchanges of the Yellow, Blue, and the Violet lines. Prime Minister will be accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath . "The priority for our government is safe and reasonable travel for commuters". While the preparations are in full swing for the inaugration of the much-awaited Delhi Metro's Magenta Line, here are five things you should know about it.

Global Media Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?
Author: 0 Let it snow: Will Vancouver Island have a white Christmas?

Environment Canada has upped the snowfall ante Sunday morning with a prediction of as much as 20 cm over night. "Today is going to be a reprieve between the storm of yesterday and the storm tomorrow". In addition, gusty winds will cause considerable blowing and drifting snow, especially on the edge of any lake effect band of snow. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

Global Media Suspicious package addressed to Mnuchin was horse manure
Author: 0 Suspicious package addressed to Mnuchin was horse manure

The bomb squad X-rayed the package, which was wrapped in holiday paper, and opened it to reveal the contents, she said. Authorities say the incident is still under investigation. It took a few hours for the police to clear the scene, leaving a number of Mnuchin's well-to-do neighbors irked. "We have $50 million homes and we can't move".

Global Media London Zoo reopens after aardvark and meerkats die in fire
Author: 0 London Zoo reopens after aardvark and meerkats die in fire

The management at ZSL London Zoo, whose initials refer to the Zoological Society of London , said that duty staff who live on the site were on the scene quickly to move animals to safety. Jermey said vets had examined other animals at the zoo and it was not thought they had suffered ill effects. "The zoo will remain closed until further notice, and we will work closely with fire investigators to determine the cause of the incident", according to a statement from the zoo.

Global Media Freezing rain, snow blanket state to start holiday weekend
Author: 0 Freezing rain, snow blanket state to start holiday weekend

Most of the impacted areas will see a quick 5 cm of snow, but localized totals will exceed 10cm. By early Saturday morning we may get a bit of a break in the precipitation, but it won't be long-lived and the next batch that moves in will be freezing rain as cold air stays stuck at the surface.

Global Media Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet mother, wife in Pakistan on December 25

Until this moment, India had not communicated to Pakistan when and through which flight the two women would reach Islamabad , the sources had said. Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage" and "terrorism" in April 2017, following which India moved the ICJ in May.

Global Media Winter Weather: What to Expect Friday Night
Author: 0 Winter Weather: What to Expect Friday Night

A winter storm watch has been issued for parts of Worcester, Middlesex and Franklin counties as 4-to-7 inches of snow is expected to fall in those areas. Warmer air will move in aloft, but the colder air will stay in place near the surface. There will likely be a coating of ice on tree limbs and power lines.

Global Media Fox's Ingraham: Maybe it's time to 'cast away' Tom Hanks
Author: 0 Fox's Ingraham: Maybe it's time to 'cast away' Tom Hanks

The Oscar-winner's preemptive rejection of Trump's invitation does not come as a surprise as he has been very vocal about his dislike for Trump since his election as the 45th President of the United States. "There are people in power trying to - if not quash or stop the right to publication, denigrate it to the point [where] they are saying there is no truth to it whatsoever", Hanks responded.

Global Media Matt Damon's father dead
Author: 0 Matt Damon's father dead

Damon had not publicly stated that his father, a former stockbroker, had passed despite doing several interviews in recent weeks to promote " Downsizing ". In 2011, Matt told WCVB-TV that the family were aware that he wouldn't be able to be cured, but that despite this Kent was planning to "fit it to a standstill".

Global Media Fire in Philippine shopping mall kills 37
Author: 0 Fire in Philippine shopping mall kills 37

Officials said numerous people trapped inside worked at a call center located in the mall. Earlier, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte also visited the scene of the blaze and spoke to relatives. She said flames were first spotted at the furniture section of the mall's third floor and quickly spread to the upper floor, where the call centre is located.

Global Media Jairam Thakur new Himachal Chief Minister
Author: 0 Jairam Thakur new Himachal Chief Minister

Thakur, a former state unit chief and rural development and panchayati raj minister in a government headed by Dhumal, is a Rajpur leader considered close to the RSS. A decision in this regard was unanimously taken at the BJP Legislative Party meeting where central observers - Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Narendra Singh Tomar were also present along with Union Health Minister J.P.

Global Media Vice Told Woman To
Author: 0 Vice Told Woman To "Laugh Off" Sexual Harassment Claim

Vice, which started as a Montreal punk magazine in 1994, attracted top investors in recent years as the multimedia company evolved into a news and entertainment platform that catered to Millennials. The fourth settlement involved a writer who said the company defamed her by falsely claiming she agreed to have sex with a rapper she interviewed. The report goes on to detail Vice's company culture as a "boys' club" where women often felt degraded and uncomfortable.

Author: 0 Skipton Aldi stabbing: Victim was supermarket worker

We are in shock about the sad events of yesterday where a store worker was murdered whilst going about her duties. The family of a woman who was stabbed to death in an Aldi supermarket in Skipton have said she was "beautiful, fun-loving and caring".

Author: 0 USA may recognize Israel as Jewish state: Ismail Haniyeh

Palestinian Christian religious leaders have decried US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as an "insult" to Muslims and Christians around the world. "Of course this created a tension around Jerusalem and this diverted attention from Christmas", the Catholic church's top official in Jerusalem said of Trump's announcement, but stressing that Christmas celebrations would go ahead as planned.

Global Media Supporters of TTV Dhinakaran celebrate outside his residence
Author: 0 Supporters of TTV Dhinakaran celebrate outside his residence

Dhinakaran, the sidelined AIADMK leader, polled 10,391 votes as against AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan (4,520). The counting of votes began at 8 am and thousands of supporters of all these parties gathered outside the counting centre in Chennai hours before the procedure commenced.

Global Media 24 employees feared trapped in Davao City mall fire
Author: 0 24 employees feared trapped in Davao City mall fire

Saturday in the third floor of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) mall, according to CNN Philippines. "Chance of survival is zero", Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops'Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) quoted the president as saying.

Global Media Duterte visits fire-ravaged Davao City mall as hunt for survivors continues
Author: 0 Duterte visits fire-ravaged Davao City mall as hunt for survivors continues

Firemen battle a fire that rages at a shopping mall in the Philippines . The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said the fire started around 9:40 a.m. Authorities have not provided a cause of the fire. Taken to hospital were Reggen Ombain, aged 20, Jireh Duterte, 28, Ednard Gumela, 21, Dexter Gonzaga, 27, Ereneo Sabas Jr, 23, and Jose Banilad, 46.

Global Media Malaysian PM holds demonstrations in solidarity with Palestine
Author: 0 Malaysian PM holds demonstrations in solidarity with Palestine

The mass protest took place shortly after Friday Prayer at Putra Mosque in Putrajaya and gathered almost 1,500 people from various political parties and civil society groups. In a press statement welcoming the adoption of the United Nations resolution, the Foreign Ministry said Malaysia continues to believe that a two-state solution, in which Palestinians and Israelis coexist peacefully based on the pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, "is the only viable solution ...

Author: 0 First Alert Forecast: Cold front brings scattered rain, cold temperatures

Highs this weekend will be in the upper 40s to low to mid 50s. The cold front brings rain throughout Friday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Christmas Day will see a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the upper 40s to low 50s. Anyone hoping to wake up to a blanket of snow outside their window on Christmas morning could get their wish after Met Eireann warned that Ireland could be hit with sleet and snow on December 25 with temperatures set to drop significantly in the coming ...

Author: 0 A tropical storm leaves 133 dead in the Philippines

He said volunteers were digging through mud to try to recover bodies in the village of Dalama. The Philippines is pummelled by 20 major storms each year on average, many of them deadly. Tembin, known locally as Vinta, strengthened and picked up speed late Saturday, packing maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour and gusts of up to 90 mph.

Global Media United States vetoes UN resolution rescinding Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Author: 0 United States vetoes UN resolution rescinding Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Haley said the USA will not be told by any country "where we can put our embassy", and she criticized the "scandalous charge" that the USA was setting back peace with its recognition of Jerusalem . To pass, a resolution must have the support of nine members and no vetoes by the U.S., France, Britain, Russia or China. Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, said the issue of "moving as quickly as possible toward direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations" is becoming ...

Global Media No advisories left as snow winds down
Author: 0 No advisories left as snow winds down

The better chance for snow looks north of I-70, but snow showers could drop south by Sunday morning. From 7 a.m. Friday until noon on Saturday , drivers in Franklin and Hampshire Counties should beware of slippery roads and limited visibility during this period.

Global Media South Florida scores late TD to outlast Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl
Author: 0 South Florida scores late TD to outlast Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl

South Florida is familiar with Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, as it won the 2016 Birmingham Bowl in overtime over SC. Flowers, playing in his final college game, had an incredible second half. Shimonek was 32-59 passing for 416 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Two of Texas Tech's best weapons were on full display against South Florida.

Author: 0 Comey Tweets FBI Officials 'Attacked for Partisan Gain'

McCabe's testimony may bolster the seven memos Comey wrote documenting his interactions with the President, including one conversation in which Trump reportedly asked him drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Straight Irishmen are to MARRY to avoid inheritance tax

The pair have been best friends for nearly 30 years, but Matt had never married, while Michael is separated with two children. "We became very friendly after my second relationship broke up", Mr O'Sullivan, a father of three, told the Irish Mirror .

Global Media Officers shoot and kill gunman who fired at police
Author: 0 Officers shoot and kill gunman who fired at police

District Attorney Ed Marsico said a Capitol Police officer was driving on North Third Street when El-Mofty, who was driving in the opposite direction, fired multiple shots while the vehicles were in "close proximity". A man was killed by police after going on a shooting spree in Harrisburg, Pa., on Friday, firing at multiple police cars before he was shot, according to authorities.

Global Media Boston Globe's Spotlight Team Says Cardinal Bernard Law's Death Will Open Wounds
Author: 0 Boston Globe's Spotlight Team Says Cardinal Bernard Law's Death Will Open Wounds

And the scandal quickly spread overseas, to Ireland, Belgium, Chile, Australia and beyond. Spotlight star Mark Ruffalo commented on Law's death on Twitter on Wednesday. The Boston Globeexposed the extent of Law's involvement in the cover-up, and afterward, 58 priests - many of whom reported to Law as a direct superior - signed a letter urging him to resign.

Global Media Conte makes contact with transfer target Bonucci
Author: 0 Conte makes contact with transfer target Bonucci

Bonucci, who will come in as one of the club's top earners could be one of the first to be shown the exit door if they need to balance the books. Bonucci is ready to quit the San Siro, according to reports. The Blues eventually signed Antonio Rudiger after failing to secure the Italian's services. The Premier League champions won't be alone in pursuit of Bonucci though, with current league leaders Manchester City providing stiff competition.

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