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Global Media Warming, rain and cold weather all In the forecast
Author: 0 Warming, rain and cold weather all In the forecast

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain . Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low at 39. High temperatures Sunday are expected in the mid 20s. Forecasters said Thursday night also should be blustery with a low around zero. Day: Overcast with a 50 percent chance for snow in the morning tapering to snow showers in the afternoon.

Global Media MA Prosecutor: Can't Promise To Remain Hands Off On Marijuana
Author: 0 MA Prosecutor: Can't Promise To Remain Hands Off On Marijuana

State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, a Lawton Republican competing with Leonard for the GOP attorney general nomination, did not directly criticize Sessions but said she believes "the people of MI should decide what is best for MI". "I am calling on every member of Congress to take up the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act to remove marijuana from the list of federally controlled substances." Colorado, which in 2014 became the first USA state to legalize recreational use of the drug, ...

Global Media Democrats want Senate to release Trump dossier firm's testimony
Author: 0 Democrats want Senate to release Trump dossier firm's testimony

The list of witnesses to have been interviewed so far is long, and includes Donald Trump Jr and Jared Kushner, as well as lesser figures such as former adviser Carter Page; Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of Fusion GPS, which commissioned the Steele dossier ; and Ben Rhodes, the former Obama adviser.

Global Media California mudslides demolish homes, five deaths reported
Author: 0 California mudslides demolish homes, five deaths reported

Heavy rains were triggering risky flooding Tuesday morning in Southern California, with rivers of mud and debris destroying at least three homes and pooling water forcing police to close parts of the coastal US Route 101, officials said . Additional details on the rescue were not immediately available. Evacuations were ordered in those foothill neighborhoods Monday because of mudslide fears.

Global Media Teacher handcuffed, removed from school board meeting after asking about teacher pay
Author: 0 Teacher handcuffed, removed from school board meeting after asking about teacher pay

The superintendent of Vermillion Parish schools, of which Rene Rost Middle School is a part of, told KATC-TV that the school board will not press charges against Hargrave. She told the board that it is the teachers who are responsible for helping the district reach those goals. The teacher was called on a subsequent time and asked the board another question, according to the report.

Global Media Ryan Murder Case: Bail denied to 16-year old accused
Author: 0 Ryan Murder Case: Bail denied to 16-year old accused

The court said the proceedings would be conducted in-camera. The court said the appellant knew well that a prayer for a default bail was premature at this stage and had still moved the bail application, taking valuable 28 days out of 90 of the investigating agency.

Global Media Popular French singer France Gall dies at 70
Author: 0 Popular French singer France Gall dies at 70

One of them, the song " Poupee de cire, poupee de son " ("Wax Doll, Rag Doll"), propelled the singer to global celebrity at 17 when she won the 1965 Eurovision Song Contest for Luxembourg with it. She announced her retirement in 1997. Her agent Genevieve Salama told The Associated Press that the singer, with her signature blond bangs, round face and young voice, died of cancer in the Paris region.

Global Media Meghan Markle chooses M&S for Brixton walkabout with Harry
Author: 0 Meghan Markle chooses M&S for Brixton walkabout with Harry

She distanced herself from comments about a tweet she posted which was interpreted as criticising the prince after he said his relatives were the family his actress fiancée "never had". Harry's remarks about Meghan's past were coupled with the Suits star's admission that she was "not on the best of terms" with her father when she was a teenager.

Global Media White House announces dates for Pence's trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt
Author: 0 White House announces dates for Pence's trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt

He will then visit Israel on 22-23 January, meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin. Middle East peace will be a topic of conversation but will not be the focal point of the trip. Trump's announcement in early December declaring Jerusalem to be Israel's capital along with USA plans to move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv shook up decades of USA foreign policy ahead of Pence's planned visit.

Global Media Kapil Mohan, The Icon Behind Old Monk Rum, Passes Away at 88
Author: 0 Kapil Mohan, The Icon Behind Old Monk Rum, Passes Away at 88

Despite giving India and the world the legendary dark rum , Mohan himself was a teetotaller, a person who never drank alcohol. Kapil Mohan launched the Old Monk , just after the 7 years of India's Independence on December 19, 1954. - formed by the merger of Dyer breweries established by Colonel Dyer's father Edward Abraham Dyer in 1855 and Meakin Breweries established by HG Meakin after the first World War.

Global Media Arizona sheriff pardoned by Trump announces he's running for Senate
Author: 0 Arizona sheriff pardoned by Trump announces he's running for Senate

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is now eighty-five years old, and after more than fifty years of admirable service to our Nation, he is worthy candidate for a Presidential pardon'. "Being a U.S. senator is a little different than being the sheriff, because you can do a lot of things in the U.S. Senate, and I have many plans, believe me".

Global Media Railway Safety Regulator says human error caused Germiston train crash
Author: 0 Railway Safety Regulator says human error caused Germiston train crash

Maloka said that Metrorail can not say what led to the collision. "The emergency services are at the scene attending to the 226 injured commuters, 67 are moderate injuries, while 159 are light injuries". "We were informed by our investigators that a train was manually authorised to enter the platform". No fatalities were reported in the accident. This incident follows the deadly Free State train crash last week.

Global Media Palestine denies reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated
Author: 0 Palestine denies reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

The spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants had issued a statement saying, "The ministry considers the participation of our Ambassador in Pakistan [Walid Abu Ali] in a mass solidarity rally with Jerusalem held in Rawalpindi on Friday and in the presence of people accused of terrorism as an unintended mistake but not justified".

Global Media Altice to split into separate USA and European companies
Author: 0 Altice to split into separate USA and European companies

The two companies will be led by separate management teams with Drahi retaining control of both companies. The European arm will use €625 million of this dividend to reduce its debt pile and will also reorganise itself into three new divisions - France, International and Pay TV.

Global Media Antoine Griezmann, Leon Bailey and Paulo Dybala
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann, Leon Bailey and Paulo Dybala

The French worldwide striker was strongly linked with a move to United, the club he supports, last summer, but the move was put on hold after Atletico were hit by a transfer ban. The Frenchman is a long-term target for Manchester United and is thought to be one of the players considered by Jose Mourinho after he suggested that one summer signing at least would "cost a lot".

Global Media Winter Storm Warning in effect January 8
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning in effect January 8

Another storm is predicted to move into the region by late Thursday producing even more snow. Widespread travel impacts are anticipated this week, so drivers should be prepared for hard driving conditions. A high wind warning was issued for the mountains east of San Diego as well as the communities of Julian, Pine Valley and Borrego Springs through 10 p.m.

Global Media Emmanuel Macron starts China visit in Silk Road gateway city of Xian
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron starts China visit in Silk Road gateway city of Xian

The French president is believed to want to make his Chinese counterpart a key ally in implementing the Paris climate accord after the U.S. pulled out of the deal late past year. In a French version of panda diplomacy, Macron has brought Xi a gift: a retired Republican Guard horse that is now in quarantine in China . But Macron was set to show a photo of it to Xi when they met on Monday in Beijing.

Global Media Russia Repels Drone Attacks on Its Bases in Syria: Moscow
Author: 0 Russia Repels Drone Attacks on Its Bases in Syria: Moscow

Tuesday's shelling came as opposition activists reported airstrikes and shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs that killed and wounded dozens. Russia said on Monday militants had used drones to attack its naval and air bases in Syria on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported.

Global Media Woman Arrested After Leaving Newborn Baby in Airplane Bathroom
Author: 0 Woman Arrested After Leaving Newborn Baby in Airplane Bathroom

The Jakarta-bound flight was diverted to Bangkok after the woman began bleeding approximately four hours into the trip. I suspect that to give birth in the air could a woman where the plane had to perform in Bangkok. The child was left in the plane's toilet bin. She reportedly abandoned the newborn because it was conceived during an extramarital affair with her employer in Abu Dhabi.

Global Media Lidl and Aldi share title of Britain's fastest growing supermarket, data reveals
Author: 0 Lidl and Aldi share title of Britain's fastest growing supermarket, data reveals

Asda's sales increased by 2.2 per cent, while Morrisons posted a 2.1 per cent hike in sales, which it has attributed to resisting hiking prices despite surging costs. Rising to the challenge, Aldi and Lidl collectively managed to attract almost one million additional households during the past three months". The average household shrugged off economic worries to spend a record GBP1,054 on groceries over the three months including the Christmas period and a record GBP469 million on premium ...

Global Media Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav calls himself a victim of BJP politics
Author: 0 Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav calls himself a victim of BJP politics

CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh, who had convicted Yadav, along with ten others on December 23, also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him for two cases in the scam. The court said if he failed to furnish the fine, his jail term would extend by six months. Rabri Devi, a former Bihar chief minister, told reporters at the residence of Gangotri that the latter was about four years elder to the RJD chief and that she had not been keeping well for some time.

Global Media Catch a rare glimpse of snowfall in Sahara Desert
Author: 0 Catch a rare glimpse of snowfall in Sahara Desert

The average temperature in the town hovers around 37-degree Celsius while the mercury dips to around 10 in January. Ain Sefra is located around 3,280ft above sea level and surrounded by the Atlas Mountains. EBU/Karim Bouchetata Ain Sefra has only seen snow four times in the last 40 years. The snow cover stayed for a few hours before melting down with rising temperatures.

Global Media Aadhaar leak whistleblower merits award, not probe, says Snowden
Author: 0 Aadhaar leak whistleblower merits award, not probe, says Snowden

Named Aadhaar , the program is backed by the world's biggest biometric database, which its operator Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), says wasn't breached. A public outcry against UIDAI's action forced an intervention by Indian Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and pushed the UIDAI to issue a clarification.

Global Media Why Oprah Was The Ultimate Winner of the 2018 Golden Globes
Author: 0 Why Oprah Was The Ultimate Winner of the 2018 Golden Globes

Winfrey previously said during an appearance on "CBS This Morning" there would be "no running for office of any kind" for her, though she did not discuss the subject after Sunday's Golden Globes. The network received widespread criticism for the tweet on social media, with commentators saying it demonstrated serious impartiality. "But now she doesn't have a choice".

Global Media #SAvIND: Newlands shows off while Proteas delight in first Test
Author: 0 #SAvIND: Newlands shows off while Proteas delight in first Test

India began the day splendidly, taking eight wickets in the morning to bowl South Africa out for 130. Perhaps the biggest feather in India's cap is that they weren't assisted by a home side that batted poorly. I think pace and bounce is something that you look for in South Africa . Rohit Sharma was bowled comprehensively soon after Kohli went - and an over after he was dropped in the outfield.

Global Media A major reduction in Chinese troops post truce in Dokhlam-Army Chief
Author: 0 A major reduction in Chinese troops post truce in Dokhlam-Army Chief

Instead of referring to its troop deployments, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the "Dong Lang (Doklam) area has all along been part of China and under China's continuous and effective jurisdiction". "There has been a very major reduction (of troops) from the Chinese side", he told the media. "There is a huge requirement of modernisation of our armed forces, in every field".

Global Media Will Pakistan Close NATO's Supply Routes into Afghanistan? Mattis Plays Down Possibility
Author: 0 Will Pakistan Close NATO's Supply Routes into Afghanistan? Mattis Plays Down Possibility

He said the sum of $255 million payable annually against military financing was merely a day's expenses made by Pakistan's federal and provincial governments. Diplomats hinted that Pakistan may sever logistical support for USA forces in Afghanistan after Washington froze at least $900 million in assistance and demanded "decisive action" from Islamabad to cut off covert support for Islamist groups, including the Taliban and its affiliate, the Haqqani network.

Author: 0 North and South Korea to hold first high-level talks in two years

Critics say Kim may be trying to divide Seoul and Washington in a bid to weaken worldwide pressure and sanctions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. It needs to receive an additional quota to compete, and its International Olympic Committee representative, Chang Ung, headed to Switzerland over the weekend for talks with IOC officials, according to Japanese media.

Global Media Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District
Author: 0 Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District

Trump lost the state in 2016 by more than 4 million votes and Clinton carried Orange County, once a Republican fortress, by almost 9 percentage points. Royce says he plans to stay in California after he retires."Orange County will always be home to Marie and me, and we look forward to being with all our friends at Lunar New Years, Korean American Days, Fourth of Julys, and many other community events for years to come".

Global Media Man Utd boss Mourinho wants Ozil deal THIS MONTH
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho wants Ozil deal THIS MONTH

The Red Devils could snap-up Ozil for nothing if they waited until the end of the season but the report suggests United are anxious they could lose out to PSG or Bayern Munich so have chose to try and sign the playmaker this winter. Not to forget, Jose can utilize Ozil in the Champions League if he can lure him in the winter transfer window. Ozil and Mourinho have a good relationship.

Global Media Man Killed After Picking Up Suspected Grenade Near Stockholm Train Station
Author: 0 Man Killed After Picking Up Suspected Grenade Near Stockholm Train Station

A man in his 60s died in hospital from his injuries after, according to witnesses, "he picked up an object off the ground which promptly exploded", Sven-Erik Olsson, a police spokesman, told AFP . Officials say the blast is not believed to be terror-related. The police initially investigated the explosion as an attempted murder, but they found nothing to indicate that the couple was intentionally targeted.

Global Media Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon
Author: 0 Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon

There were numerous calls to the CHP at around 12:30 a.m. about a wrong-way driver near Woodland. The CHP is blaming the deaths on a wrong-way driver from North Highlands. They were so badly burned in the fire that dental records may be needed to make a positive identification. The wrong-way driver hasn't been identified yet.

Global Media Two killed in Philadelphia row home fire, collapse
Author: 0 Two killed in Philadelphia row home fire, collapse

Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire. Flames broke out around 9 a.m. on Saturday and quickly grew to a two-alarm fire. From the day they take the oath to this city, they are heroes. The state flag will be flown at half-staff in honor of a firefighter who died in the line of duty. He said it took about 30 minutes for firefighters to free LeTourneau from the debris caused by the interior structure collapse.

Global Media S. Korea to stick with Japan 'comfort women' deal
Author: 0 S. Korea to stick with Japan 'comfort women' deal

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha said the South Korean government plans to match the sum of money provided by the Japanese government under the deal with its own contribution, and discuss what to do with the Japanese contribution. Moon criticized the deal as gravely flawed, saying it can not resolve the comfort women issue. South Korean activists estimate there may have been as many as 200,000 Korean women, euphemistically termed "comfort women" by Japan, forced to work in military brothels ...

Global Media Militant killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
Author: 0 Militant killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

He said that a gun was also recovered from the site of the gunfight. According to police, the identity of slain militant and his group affiliation was being ascertained. The forces responded by firing teargas shells and pellets. He said that the encounter has ended but a search operation was still on in the area. On Saturday militants killed four policemen after triggering an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the region.

Global Media Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case
Author: 0 Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case

In India, it had brought to the fore alleged corruption in the defence deals. Both Orsi and Spagnolini had been sentenced to four-a-half-years years in jail for false accounting and corruption. According to prosecution, a sum of 556 million euro ($662 million) was paid as bribe to win the contract. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI ) in India, earlier on September 1 previous year, had filed a charge sheet against retired Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, former Air Marshal JS Gujral and ...

Global Media US Supreme Court will let MS 'freedom to discriminate' law stand
Author: 0 US Supreme Court will let MS 'freedom to discriminate' law stand

Bryant and Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant . A federal judge in MS blocked the law in 2016, arguing that it allowed for "arbitrary discrimination ", but the 5th U.S. Donald Trump has previously signed a pledge supporting the so-called First Amendment Defence Act , a similar federal law which bans the government from taking any "action against a person, wholly or partially on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction ...

Global Media Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding
Author: 0 Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding

China , South Korea and the USA have sent ships and planes to search for the Sanchi's crew, all of whom remain missing. Rescuers attempting to reach the site were being beaten back by toxic clouds, the transportation ministry has said. Chinese authorities already dispatched specialised vessels to the scene to limit the damage from the oil spilling out of the tanker. The South Korean coast guard also sent a ship and an airplane to aid the search effort.

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