• United States making plans for 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea
United States making plans for 'bloody nose' military attack on North Korea

It would also add 19 new North Koreans to the United Nations sanctions blacklist. The 15 members of the UN Security Council's North Korea sanctions committee have until Thursday afternoon to object. The hope is that military force would show Kim Jong-un that America is "serious" about stopping further nuclear development and trigger negotiation...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory for parts of WNY Friday
Winter Weather Advisory for parts of WNY Friday

For my Christmas weather update on Friday , however, things should start to become a little clearer as to exactly how the shot at a white Christmas will pan out. Get ready for a big change in your weather for the upcoming Christmas holiday weekend. A low pressure system tracking in to the Great Lakes tonight and Friday may generate a win...

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  • Trump commutes 27-year sentence of slaughterhouse boss jailed for financial crimes
Trump commutes 27-year sentence of slaughterhouse boss jailed for financial crimes

The former CEO of a Kosher meat-processing company in northeast Iowa has had his prison sentence commuted by President Donald Trump . A massive federal immigration raid in 2008 at the Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa, led to the arrest of almost 400 undocumented Guatemalans and Mexican workers.

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  • Local organizations partner to honor veterans at Chattanooga National Cemetery
Local organizations partner to honor veterans at Chattanooga National Cemetery

BHS students Dez Rader, Emily Dobbins, Morgan Knight, Vinnie LoBello, Hannah Bailey and Morgan Andrews place wreaths on graves at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Fresh evergreen wreaths were placed upon memorial benches and at the base of the statuary by members of the Civil Air Patrol to recognize each branch of service and to symbolize a ...

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  • Turning cooler but remaining dry the next few days
Turning cooler but remaining dry the next few days

The mild air in place will peak today with highs getting into the lower 50s thanks to a stiff southwest breeze. Tomorrow and Thursday will feature high pressure building into the region with lots of sunshine and slightly cooler temperatures in the lower 40s.

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  • Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Mother Hours After Arresting Teenage Daughter
Israeli Forces Detain Palestinian Mother Hours After Arresting Teenage Daughter

The Israeli army spokesman said that the "commander acted professionally by not being dragged into violence". Meanwhile, this afternoon, Israeli soldiers kept on shooting tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at people protesting at the checkpoint at the entrance of the village.

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  • The Public Pulse: A frightening ban on words
The Public Pulse: A frightening ban on words

The Post did not identify its source but said , "Other CDC officials confirmed the existence of a list of forbidden words". The analyst could not remember a time when certain words would be banned from budget materials because they were deemed controversial, the Post reported .

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  • Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs
Sheriff: Virginia woman mauled to death by her own dogs

While she had a Glen Allen address, Agnew said, Stephens grew up in Goochland and frequently walked the dogs in the wooded area where her body was found, which was near an old family farm. "I don't think there's any way we can definitively say what caused the attack", Agnew said. Investigators also have looked into statements from other witness...

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  • British Columbia bans grizzly bear hunting
British Columbia bans grizzly bear hunting

In August 2017, government announced that, effective November 30, 2017, it would end trophy hunting of grizzly bears and stop all hunting of grizzly bears in the Great Bear Rainforest . BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver had previously tried to introduce private member bills to curb trophy hunting of grizzlies, and has since been critical of th...

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  • SBPD: Stolen fire gear recovered, returned to firefighters working Thomas Fire
SBPD: Stolen fire gear recovered, returned to firefighters working Thomas Fire

Some 18,000 more residences are still threatened. To the north of Camino Cielo Road, crews will construct fire lines northward, buffering them with firing operations as needed, officials said. The Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office announced the lifting of evacuation orders for portions of the county on Monday night. The National Weather Service ...

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  • US Vice President Mike Pence delays Middle East trip
US Vice President Mike Pence delays Middle East trip

Pence's office said it made a decision to delay the trip to ensure Senate passage of the GOP tax bill, which is likely to keep the vice president in Washington past his scheduled Tuesday night departure. The move outraged Palestinians, and Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, canceled a meeting scheduled with Mr. Pence in protest. "There wil...

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  • Royal interview: Prince Harry and Barack Obama rekindle bromance
Royal interview: Prince Harry and Barack Obama rekindle bromance

The interview will air on BBC News Radio 4 on December 27, and we're definitely going to be tuning in. Watch the preview below. Obama grins before responding: "I don't want to see that face". "It's fun. I'll interview you if you want?" "I'd much prefer that", Prince Harry said before chuckling. But we digress. According to the statement, P...

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  • Davante Adams taken out of game with concussion after illegal hit
Davante Adams taken out of game with concussion after illegal hit

Green Bay, despite another fourth-down conversion, stalled after reaching the Carolina 21. Panthers rookie Christian McCaffrey failed to pull in the ball on the onside play. Greg Olsen: Two one-handed catches so athletic it looked like he was posting up in basketball, rather than preparing to be hit on a football field.

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  • Woman mauled to death by her own pit bull dogs
Woman mauled to death by her own pit bull dogs

The body of 22-year-old Bethany Lynn Stephens was found by her father who went looking for her in a wooded area in Goochland where she often walked the canines. And according to WIRC, it also took some time for animal control to tranquilize the two pit bulls , who weighed between 100 and 120 pounds. The dogs were captured, and authorities will...

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  • Vladimar Putin thanks President Trump for CIA's help in stopping terror attacks
Vladimar Putin thanks President Trump for CIA's help in stopping terror attacks

The press office of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) reported earlier that seven members of a terrorist cell had been detained for plotting terror attacks. Three other men were arrested in St. Petersburg on December 14. They keep going talked by phone on Thursday, when they examined US-Russian ties and the expanding pressures encompassing ...

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  • Pentagon acknowledges program to investigate UFO encounters
Pentagon acknowledges program to investigate UFO encounters

The programme which was run by Pentagon was highly classified as only very few persons knew that the USA was trying to discover the existence of alien life. "It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding and it was in the best interest of the DoD to make a change", she said.

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  • Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'
Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'

Arizona-based attorney Kory Langhofer claims Mueller's acquisition of the emails violated attorney-client privilege and the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. In addition to the emails, CNN reported , Mueller's team was also able to secure access to "transition laptops, cell phones and at least one iPad" withou...

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  • Omarosa Manigault Newman dismisses reports of dramatic US White House firing
Omarosa Manigault Newman dismisses reports of dramatic US White House firing

Former communications director for the White House's Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman said that her position was "very challenging" because of the White House's "lack of diversity". During one visit, Hoffman called her into the recording booth, Kester said, and he "just stuck his fingers down my trousers". She added that her depa...

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  • Volunteers place wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery
Volunteers place wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

Volunteers at the event are asked to not only lay a wreath on the grave but to read the name from the headstone and salute, even if the volunteer has not served in the military. As the holiday season speeds to crescendo, Saturday's annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at Alton National Ceremony carried the message of "remember, honor, teach" to...

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  • Nazareth mayor cancels Christmas celebration over Trump's Jerusalem decision
Nazareth mayor cancels Christmas celebration over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Some Christmas celebrations have reportedly been canceled in Nazareth as a protest against President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Ismail Haniya said: "We demand the Islamic world make every Friday a day of anger and revolution in every capital and city until we bring down Trump's decision".

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  • Toronto billionaire couple found dead at their home
Toronto billionaire couple found dead at their home

Sherman was the chairman of generic drug maker Apotex. Toronto Mayor John Tory said in statement he was "shocked and heartbroken" to learn of the deaths, noting that the couple had made extensive contributions to the city. The address where the bodies were found was recently listed for sale for $6.9 million. Sherman, 75, founded privately hel...

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  • Firefighter dies while battling Thomas fire in California
Firefighter dies while battling Thomas fire in California

On Wednesday, Cal Fire tweeted that more than 8,000 firefighters and almost 1,000 engines were battling the blaze, which was then at 238,500 acres, but was 30 percent contained. "The sun is orange and it smells like smoke - a lot", she said. Avocado orchards are more vulnerable due to their location near hillsides in the path of the fire.

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  • Rahul Gandhi asks CPI(M) to make its stand on BJP clear
Rahul Gandhi asks CPI(M) to make its stand on BJP clear

The outgoing Congress chief stressed that her 47-year-old son has been playing "an active role" in the party for the past three years, saying he "is now ready to take over" the leadership role of the Congress party. Sudheeran quit early in March. He also also lauded the role of Sheila Dikshit as the Delhi chief minister for many years for which t...

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  • Jahangir Tareen vows to continue working for Naya Pakistan
Jahangir Tareen vows to continue working for Naya Pakistan

The chief justice ruled that Khan was not disqualified as a parliamentarian as the petitioner was not directly affected in the foreign funding case. The apex court has sent the foreign funding case to the Election Commission of Pakistan to look into it, observing that it was the commission's duty to probe such a matter.

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  • 93-Year Old Woman Arrested For Not Paying Rent
93-Year Old Woman Arrested For Not Paying Rent

Police say they arrested her as delicately as possible, even avoiding handcuffs as they took her from her walker to a auto. Fortunately Fitzgerald will not spend her 94th birthday in jail , but will stay at the residence of an acquaintance after leaving the detention center of Lake County in Florida .

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  • Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java, at least one casualty
Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java, at least one casualty

Panicking people ran out of buildings in many areas and roads were clogged with motorbikes, cars and trucks as people fled coastal areas. Damage to a hospital in Jakarta . Nugroho said strong tremors were felt for about 20 seconds in the capital of Jakarta and in cities and villages. A magnitude 6.9 quake hit Tasikmalaya, about 260km from he...

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  • Winter weather advisory issued for NYC
Winter weather advisory issued for NYC

Valleys can expect 1"-3" with mountains picking up a good 2"-5". Saturday's high near 61 degrees includes sunny skies and southerly winds gusting as high as 20 miles per hour. Baltimore and the District of Columbia, including its northern and eastern suburbs. Light snow will develop this afternoon between 2 and 4 pm and continue through the eve...

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  • Tillerson says U.S. won't set preconditions for North Korea talks
Tillerson says U.S. won't set preconditions for North Korea talks

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson commented Tuesday that Washington is open to negotiating with Pyongyang with no prerequisites, highlighting the growing divide within the administration over how to handle the North Korean threat. Feltman met with North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho and Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong-Kuk during his v...

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  • Happy Hanukkah: 8 things to know
Happy Hanukkah: 8 things to know

Find out what the festive foods are during the Jewish celebration. One year back in college when my now-husband complained that with the stress of finals it didn't even feel like Christmas, I ran to Meijer's, bought a cart-full of lights and other decorations, broke into his apartment and channeled my inner Clark Griswold.

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  • Iran natural disaster: Magnitude 6.2 quake jolts Kerman province
Iran natural disaster: Magnitude 6.2 quake jolts Kerman province

The latest quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.2, was very shallow - only 6.2 miles (10 km) deep, which would have amplified the shaking. No casualty or damage have been reported so far in the quake. It caused massive destruction and left tens of thousands homeless. Earlier, President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his government's efforts in ...

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  • PM arrives in Turkey for OIC summit on Trump's Jerusalem move
PM arrives in Turkey for OIC summit on Trump's Jerusalem move

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Istanbul to join Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) special summit convened on December 13 over the unilateral U.S. Marches were staged in Pakistan, AJK, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, India-held Kashmir, Jordan, Tunisia, Somalia, Yemen, and Indonesia. "We want them [Arab and Islamic countrie...

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  • Confirmed! Anushka, Virat are now married - Here's what he tweets after marriage
Confirmed! Anushka, Virat are now married - Here's what he tweets after marriage

They had officially started making joint appearances at major events and marriage ceremonies of Indian cricketers. Kohli and Sharma, both 29, started dating in 2013 after they met during the filming of a shampoo advert. Afterwards, Anushka will accompany Kohli to South Africa where he will prepare for India's forthcoming tour there which is tak...

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  • Olean could get up to 4 inches of snow through Wednesday
Olean could get up to 4 inches of snow through Wednesday

Temperatures start chilly in the 20s Saturday and rise closer to, if not a bit above normal by the end of the weekend. A broad upper-level trough is to blame for Sunday's snow, with widespread flurries and more-intense bands off of the lakes, but that's just a taste of what's ahead for Tuesday and Wednesday.

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  • Robert Pires anxious about Olivier Giroud
Robert Pires anxious about Olivier Giroud

It's unfortunate. Ideally you would commit 100 per cent, 200 per cent on the pitch and be an angel after. "When you have three games like we have this week in six days, there is an opportunity for them to start". "This year I believe in games like Southampton he came a bit too deep, we play against teams that play very, very deep and I feel he love...

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  • Israel Destroys 'Significant' Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From Gaza Strip
Israel Destroys 'Significant' Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From Gaza Strip

Eyewitnesses identified the men as members of the Islamic Jihad militant group, reports Reuters. The announcement, cleared by Israeli censors who had previously barred reports of detection work around the central Gaza frontier, followed a surge of Palestinian unrest in response to last week's USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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