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Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Vanity Fair for backtracking on Hillary Clinton video

A rep for Conde Nast did not immediately respond to a request for comment to Trump's response. While Wintour does serve as the artistic director for the publishing company, she is editor-in-chief of Vogue , not Vanity Fair . The video, made in jest, featured Vanity Fair writers sipping champagne and giving advice to Clinton for what she should pursue in 2018. The first editor took a jab at Clinton's book, "What Happened", a memoir in which the failed candidate attempts to explain why ...

World News USA to resume visas in Turkey after 2-month suspension
Author: 0 USA to resume visas in Turkey after 2-month suspension

After a diplomatic conflict between the two countries resulted in each suspending visa services at embassies, relations have normalized. United States consular missions in Turkey are set to resume full visa services following a suspension triggered by the arrest of a staff member, the American embassy in Ankara said Thursday, leading Turkey to announce it will also resume full services.

World News Sensex, Nifty end lower on deficit concerns
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty end lower on deficit concerns

The Sensex touched a fresh high of 34,137.97 points on an intra-day basis.The BSE market breadth turned bearish as 1,531 stocks declined as compared to 1,214 advances. "Also, investors cautiously waited for updates on the IBC (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code) Amendment Bill tabled in the Lok Sabha, which dragged the PSU bank stocks", he added.

World News George Weah set to win Liberia presidency
Author: 0 George Weah set to win Liberia presidency

Meanwhile, CDC Vice Chairman for Operations Mr. Mulbah Morlu has urged partisans to remain calm and wait for the official pronouncement from the NEC.According to him, it is clear that the CDC is now the ruling party, but notes that it is just the matter of days for the electoral house to declare them as victor.

World News Cultural centre bombing crime against humanity: Ghani
Author: 0 Cultural centre bombing crime against humanity: Ghani

The White House is condemning a "barbaric" attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul , Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people. 1TV News, quoting an interior ministry spokesman, said a suicide bomber was likely to have been behind the attack.

Author: 0 Bodies found in NY basement were 2 kids, mom and woman

The victims' names were being withheld pending notification of relatives, he said. The mother was 36 years old and in a relationship with a 22-year-old woman whose body was also found in the basement apartment, the chief said. Troy police captain Daniel DeWolf said the deaths were "certainly suspicious". No arrests have been made. "Unfortunately it's frightful, terrible, sad, sad - especially at this time of year that there's four deceased folks in there and we're going to do everything we ...

World News Single digit temperatures tonight, wind chills below zero
Author: 0 Single digit temperatures tonight, wind chills below zero

Highs on Friday will be in the mid-30s under mostly cloudy skies. Wind chills will be in the single digits, dropping below zero by morning. Because there are so many cold temperatures showing up in our 7 Day Futurecast, there will be several opportunities to break cold temperature records.

World News Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet
Author: 0 Library of Congress will no longer archive every tweet

Twitter has gone from processing about 5,000 tweets a day in 2007, to more than 50 million tweets daily when it partnered with the Library of Congress in 2010. When it started, the very notion that the research arm of the United States Congress - which also happens to be the country's oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world - had interest in the public prattle of people publishing thoughts and links in real time, at 140 characters at a time, seemed far-fetched.

World News Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide
Author: 0 Police identify victims in Tuesday night's triple homicide

Police say officers responding Tuesday to a report of shootings found the bodies of 70-year-old John Dalton Sr., 65-year-old Jean Dalton and 18-year-old Leonna Dalton-Phillip. Court records indicate this is not John Dalton Jr.'s first involvement with the law. All three were killed by gunshot wounds to the head and police said Dalton owned the home where they were killed, according to the World Herald .

World News Snow arrives; below normal temps expected later in week
Author: 0 Snow arrives; below normal temps expected later in week

Temperatures are expected to remain in the teens or single digits through Saturday . Today, the high is predicted to be about 10 degrees, with wind chills as low as minus 15, the weather service said . "If you're heavily bundled up, it's not that bad because your body is retaining that heat", he said. Correia said its not uncommon for a week-long cold snap with an air mass such as this lingering over the region.

World News Ukraine and separatist leaders begin a large exchange of prisoners
Author: 0 Ukraine and separatist leaders begin a large exchange of prisoners

According to a reporter from Agence France Presse, a first group of 15 Ukrainian prisoners arrived by bus to territory controlled by Kiev . "Some 73 Ukrainians, who have been illegally held in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, were freed from the prisons run by militants", the Verkhovna Rada's press service quoted Gerashchenko as saying on Wednesday evening.

Author: 0 Prince Harry's rapid fire round confuses former USA president Obama

The appearance at church services was the first time that Meghan Markle has attended an event with the entire Royal Family . Prince William picked Harry for the role when he got married in 2011, dispensing with the tradition that male members of the Royal Family have one or more "supporters".

World News County To Issue 2018 Property Tax Warrants
Author: 0 County To Issue 2018 Property Tax Warrants

Part of the Republican tax overhaul that President Trump signed into law last week has homeowners around the country doing something unusual: rushing to pay their 2018 property taxes well before the due date. "But if you haven't received a bill yet, I don't see how you can make a payment", said Andy Kahn, a shareholder at Concannon Miller of Bethlehem. The borough also accepts payments online .

World News Russia: Explosion injures 10 at St. Petersburg supermarket
Author: 0 Russia: Explosion injures 10 at St. Petersburg supermarket

Sky News reported that four people were taken to hospital after the explosion. At least 10 people were injured in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Wednesday after an explosion at a supermarket . Police have cordoned off the area while the city's transportation authorities briefly rerouted public transport in the neighbourhood. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said seven suspects linked to the Islamic State group were arrested in connection to the alleged plot.

World News Home and Away actor in critical condition after triple-fatal NSW crash
Author: 0 Home and Away actor in critical condition after triple-fatal NSW crash

The Daily Telegraph report that a auto driving on the wrong side of the road caused the collision, hitting the Falkholt family head on as they made their way home to Sydney following a short festive break. They visited the family's home in Ryde, north-west of Sydney but after finding no-one there tracked down extended family members. Jessica and Annabelle Falkholt remain in Liverpool and St George Hospitals with family by their sides.

World News Dominos: More Countries Pledge Embassy Moves to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Dominos: More Countries Pledge Embassy Moves to Jerusalem

Trump's declaration earlier this month was condemned by Palestinian leaders and sparked violent protests across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The unrest has continued, killing more than 294 Palestinians or Arab Israelis, 47 Israelis, two Americans, two Jordanians, an Eritrean, a Sudanese and a Briton, according to an AFP toll.

World News Massive Gains Against ISIS Occurred Under President Trump
Author: 0 Massive Gains Against ISIS Occurred Under President Trump

Clinton, who lost the presidency to Trump in the electoral college despite beating him in the popular vote by almost three million ballots, was named as most-admired American woman by 9% of Gallup respondents. Clinton's 9-percent rating is the lowest she has received since 2002, when 7-percent of the respondents gave her another narrow first-place finish. Clinton has been named "most-admired" more than any other woman or man in Gallup's polling history - 22 times in total - but saw her ...

World News Jadhav meeting kin is step forward, but deeply unsatisfactory: Tharoor
Author: 0 Jadhav meeting kin is step forward, but deeply unsatisfactory: Tharoor

Jadhav and his wife have petitioned the Pakistan army for a pardon, but have yet to receive a response. She said "this was just a drama enacted by Pakistan, and the Indian government should treat it like that only". Jadhav and his family were separated by a glass panel and they spoke through a speaker phone in what was a family gathering of sorts after a gap of about 22 months.

World News Mahadayi protesters insist on meeting BS Yeddyurappa
Author: 0 Mahadayi protesters insist on meeting BS Yeddyurappa

B S Yeddyurappa's claims at the Hubballi Parivartana rally became the crux of the protest. Experts like Dr. Nandakumar Kamat, who was a part of the Water Resources Ministry's experts' panel, which articulated the Goa Government's policy on the Mhadei water dispute issue, also said that agreeing to Karnataka's demand now, would mean to forever weaken the State Government's case at the Tribunal, which is expected to bear result by late next year.

World News India police kill Kashmir 'Merchant of Death'
Author: 0 India police kill Kashmir 'Merchant of Death'

Speaking to ANI, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muneer Khan confirmed that one AK-56, pistol and some magazines were recovered from Noor's possession and two Jawans were injured during the course of the operation. JeM militant chief operational commander Noor Mohammed Tantray. Noor was later sentenced to life imprisonment by POTA court in 2011. The militant, identified as Noor Muhammad Tantray, was on the wanted list of the Indian Army.

World News Kabul Bombing Kills At Least 6; ISIS Claims Responsibility
Author: 0 Kabul Bombing Kills At Least 6; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Another Interior Ministry spokesman told the AFP news agency that six civilians were killed while riding in their auto when the attacker, traveling on foot, detonated his bomb. Two assailants were killed. Islamic State said it had carried out the attack. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said another three people were wounded in the attack, adding that the exact target was unclear.

World News Phoenix Apartment Shooting: Woman, 2 Children Dead, Police Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested
Author: 0 Phoenix Apartment Shooting: Woman, 2 Children Dead, Police Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested

When they arrived, they found a woman shot in the parking lot. She had already been shot and killed. Officers later found the bodies of a 10-month-old girl and an 11-year-old boy inside the apartment. One officer injured in the shootout was rushed to the hospital and in stable condition, officials told the station. Several people waited in parked cars across the street for hours until the situation was resolved.

World News North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'
Author: 0 North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'

The U.N. Security Council unanimously made a decision to adopt a resolution tightening sanctions - further cutting oil supplies and cracking down on what the US sees as a North Korean slave labor market. "In previous speeches, Kim Jong Un has talked about the need for inter-Korean military dialogues", Delury said. China, which accounts for about 90 percent of the North's trade and is a main supplier of oil to the country, also insisted on diplomacy.

World News Today is the first day of Kwanzaa
Author: 0 Today is the first day of Kwanzaa

Decorations are often colorful, and can include the Bendera Ya Taifa - the traditional Kwanzaa flag - as well as African masks, painted ceramic bowls, and displays of fruit and vegetable arrangements that symbolize a bountiful harvest. Trump follows in the tradition of his predecessors, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, who each issued a statement to mark the start of Kwanzaa , which begins each year on December 26 and ends on January 1.

World News Plane slides off taxiway at Boston Airport
Author: 0 Plane slides off taxiway at Boston Airport

No injuries resulted from the incident, though passengers were frightened by the unexpected ride. "Coming down the runway and all of a sudden we started sliding and spinning and spinning and spinning". "As a precaution, we are not departing or landing aircraft at the moment", airport officials said in a statement . Shortly after 11:30 a.m., crews at Logan were able to dig out and things were able to get moving again.

World News Where to recycle your real Christmas tree around Denver
Author: 0 Where to recycle your real Christmas tree around Denver

A dead Christmas tree should be good to burn in a monitored outdoor fire pit, though. Christmas trees are recycled into wood chips at a city compost site. Tree preparation requirements vary, but for the most part, all branches must be stripped of ornaments, lights, tinsel, wire, stands, plastic and other added materials.

Author: 0 Orrin Hatch grateful for 'honor' from Utah newspaper criticizing him

In a subsequent tweet , Whitlock issued a formal response to the Tribune editorial, urging the newspaper's editorial board to "find joy this holiday season in something beyond baselessly attacking the service and integrity of someone who [has] given 40 years to the people of Utah ".

World News British woman jailed for THREE years for bringing painkillers into Egypt
Author: 0 British woman jailed for THREE years for bringing painkillers into Egypt

One of Plummer's sisters, Jayne Sinclair, told the BBC that not even her husband knew she was bringing in the pills to warn her of their status in the country. "She had only 320 pills - even the plane ticket is nearly double the price of those pills". Drug smuggling convictions sometimes carry the death penalty; others carry a minimum of 10 years in prison.

World News Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation used 'bogus' dossier to go after his campaign
Author: 0 Trump claims Federal Bureau of Investigation used 'bogus' dossier to go after his campaign

About 20 minutes before the president's tweet, the curvy couch fervently discussed these matters with conservative commentator Buck Sexton , who noted the dossier likely received part of its funding from Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. The fact that the Russian trolls weren't unbiased towards the U.S. elections proves the propositions put forward by the U.S. intelligence as wrong.

World News Tricky Driving As Warnings & Advisories Continue
Author: 0 Tricky Driving As Warnings & Advisories Continue

Lake-effect snow showers will be passing through from time to time through your Christmas Day, but it's in those advisory counties near I-69 and areas southward toward I-94 that we have the chance for a few snow squalls. The metro area is expected to see its first accumulated snow of the weather. Tree branches could fall as well due to strong winds. Slow down and use caution while driving.

World News North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'
Author: 0 North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'

On Friday, the UN Security Council unanimously backed a USA drafted resolution imposing new sanctions aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear programme, including measures which will severely reduce the country's oil and petrol imports. North Korea has repeatedly defied Security Council resolutions to halt its nuclear weapons and missile testing. The Chinese customs authorities reported Saturday that trade between China and North Korea, very limited due to the sanctions, reached $388 million ...

World News Kevin Durant, Draymond Green destroy LeBron James twice in the same sequence
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Draymond Green destroy LeBron James twice in the same sequence

Prior to the Cavs' much-anticipated rematch against Golden State on Christmas Day, a reporter asked James whether that shot and the ensuing loss in Game 3 was a perpetual thorn in his side and something he still thought about. In an interview with GQ last month, Durant said that making that shot over LeBron was a sign he was passing the torch onto him. So, I've had so many moments in this game that I'm going to cherish.