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World News Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning
Author: 0 Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning

In addition to the low wind chills, lake effect snow will cause problems the next few days. The alert is released when wind chills are expected to be 10 to 20 degrees below zero. ".Limit time outside. Dress in layers and cover exposed skin". The Wind Chill Watch extends into Saturday afternoon when wind chills will still be far below zero.

World News Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane
Author: 0 Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane

He faces a charge of disturbed sexual abuse. Ramamoorthy later told an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent he "might have" undone the woman's bra and cupped her breast, according to court records. While the onboard crew was talking to the woman, Ramamoorthy's wife came to the back to see what was going on, Jawad said. Ramamoorthy was formally arraigned Wednesday afternoon.

World News Call for 'latte levy' to cut disposable coffee cup waste
Author: 0 Call for 'latte levy' to cut disposable coffee cup waste

A report by the Environmental Audit Committee says the tax should be used to improve the UK's recycling and reprocessing facilities. Neil Whittall, its Head of Coffee, said: "Whilst paper cups are fully recyclable, the industry recognises that many are not being recycled because of a lack of collection facilities".

World News Several flights canceled ahead of expected winter storm on the East Coast
Author: 0 Several flights canceled ahead of expected winter storm on the East Coast

Spokesman Ross Feinstein says the airline will try to avoid leaving planes at Logan overnight Wednesday for fear they would be stranded there. By Wednesday night, 90 percent of flights out of New York City's LaGuardia Airport, 70 percent of flights out of Newark Liberty Airport, and 20 percent of flights out of JFK had already been cancelled , according to a tweet from LaGuardia airport.

World News UIDAI rejects media report on getting Aadhaar data in minutes
Author: 0 UIDAI rejects media report on getting Aadhaar data in minutes

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) dismissed the report by The Trubune, asserting that its system is "secure" and any misuse can be traced and action taken as it maintains complete log of various functions. "Mere display of demographic information can not be misused without biometrics", it claimed in a statement. The paper said it bought access for as little as 500 rupees ($7.89) from someone on a WhatsApp social media group.

World News Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes in Egypt
Author: 0 Hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes in Egypt

No British citizens were involved, the UK Foreign Office said. A health ministry spokesman said that two of the wounded were in serious condition. The injured included tourists from Spain, South Africa and Argentina. This was exacerbated by the 2015 Russian plane crash, which killed all 224 passengers and crew on board, majority Russian tourists. Sixteen people were injured in a Luxor hot air balloon flight in 2011 as well.

World News One dead in 75-vehicle pileup on interstate near Buffalo
Author: 0 One dead in 75-vehicle pileup on interstate near Buffalo

There have been multiple reports of more than 75 vehicles involved in the pileup , however, emergency officials at the site of the incident reported 22 cars directly involved , with many others backed up but not directly part of the collision, Poloncarz announced via Twitter.

World News Day after announcing political debut, Rajinikanth launches website, app
Author: 0 Day after announcing political debut, Rajinikanth launches website, app

In a brief video he said that "We have to bring under one umbrella all my registered fan club members, unregistered fan club members, and those who are looking to bring a change in Tamil Nadu's politics", he said that he has started a website rajinimandra.org on which people register with their name and Voter ID number, and become a member.

World News Haley says United States withholding $255 million aid from Pakistan
Author: 0 Haley says United States withholding $255 million aid from Pakistan

Haley gave no details of the missile test preparations. In 2009, the Green Revolution saw thousands of protesters in Iran taking to the streets to contest the recent reelection of president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Haley made her comments just hours after President Donald Trump also played down the need for direct talks between the two countries, which have technically been at war since 1950.

World News Flight Takes Off In 2018. Lands In 2017
Author: 0 Flight Takes Off In 2018. Lands In 2017

The fascinating concept of time travel remains the biggest obsession of science-fiction enthusiasts. Well, at least it was for the passengers and flight crew aboard that flight! Sweeney noted that the flight was originally supposed to take off at 11:55 p.m.

World News Mega Millions jackpot at $361 million for Tuesday drawing
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot at $361 million for Tuesday drawing

Tickets for tonight's Mega Millions drawing can be purchased until 10:45 p.m. EST. The victor of the Mega Millions jackpot could take home a $361 million annuity, or $225 million in cash. Two big lottery jackpots are up for grab this week. Overseas players can participate in the Powerball . Mega Millions' next drawing is scheduled for Tuesday evening, and Powerball's for Wednesday evening .

Author: 0 Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015 on Iranian unrest

Brent crude prices were up 0.22 per cent at $67.02 per barrel this morning after hitting $67.27 earlier in the day, a high not seen since May 2015. "Geopolitical risks are clearly back on the crude oil agenda after having been absent nearly entirely since the oil market ran into a surplus in the second half of 2014", Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst at SEB, said, also citing Kurdistan and Libya.

World News Fire In New York Apartment Building Injures 16, Including Nine Children
Author: 0 Fire In New York Apartment Building Injures 16, Including Nine Children

FDNY said 200 firefighters fought the blaze and cold weather made it hard. Photos and video showed thick black smoke billowing from the building as firefighters doused water on the roof with outside temperatures hovering in the teens. They couldn't get back down the stairs. "Now 16 non life-threatening injuries have been reported ", read a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the department.

World News Madison County Schools delayed Wednesday because of freezing temperatures
Author: 0 Madison County Schools delayed Wednesday because of freezing temperatures

The school district said buses will run one hour later than regularly scheduled, beginning pick up at 7 a.m. rather than 6 a.m. Horry Georgetown Technical College campuses will be closed on Wednesday to all faculty, staff and students. All schools will accept students when they arrive. "A number of our buses experience problems with gearshifts sticking when the temperatures are extremely low", said school district superintendent Dr.

World News U.S. soldier killed, 4 injured in E. Afghan province
Author: 0 U.S. soldier killed, 4 injured in E. Afghan province

Four other service members were wounded during the combat engagement. General John Nicholson, commander of US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), paid tribute to the fallen soldier on Twitter, writing: "We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own".

World News Gabriel Jesus to miss 4-6 weeks, says Guardiola
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus to miss 4-6 weeks, says Guardiola

The Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus damaged a medial collateral ligament in Sunday's goalless draw with Crystal Palace , a worse injury than was originally thought. Jesus was joined soon after by Kevin De Bruyne, with City still waiting to learn the extent of the playmaker's injury. It is the latest injury blow for the Brazilian, who was forced to sit out for two months with a fractured metatarsal shortly after joining City previous year.

World News Mystery writer Sue Grafton dies in Santa Barbara
Author: 0 Mystery writer Sue Grafton dies in Santa Barbara

Grafton died at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California, after battling cancer of the appendix, Alexis Welby, director of publicity at her publisher, G.P. On her blog, she said her ideas come from everywhere. She was able to publish another novel, but both books weren't paying the bills. She published her first novel way back in 1967 and remained a relative author well into the twenty-first century.

World News Single Muslim women keen for Haj must get preference: PM
Author: 0 Single Muslim women keen for Haj must get preference: PM

Keeping a focused approach to empower women in general and especially the Muslim women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said "single Muslim women" keen for going to Haj pilgrimage should be excluded from lottery system and given chance as "special category" case.

World News Cold weather proves too cold for Chicago's Polar Plunge
Author: 0 Cold weather proves too cold for Chicago's Polar Plunge

The Dip follows the Resolution Run around the lake at 11am. Mr. Cranston said his hat was frozen to his head. That was the order of the day Monday during the annual polar bear dip. The water temperature was estimated at three degrees Celsius. Many came in costume, like Laura Leck and Angelina Alvarado, who came dressed as emojis.

World News Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US
Author: 0 Kim says N. Korea's nuclear weapons will prevent war with US

Lee Hee-Beom, the head of the Pyeongchang Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (POCOG) told AFP: "We actively welcome the North's suggestion that it is willing to engage in talks for the participation in the Olympics". He said the U.S. "These weapons will be used only if our security is threatened". As 2018 beckons, the question now is whether the North will conduct more tests until it can confidently deploy its new long-range missile, and whether it will detonate a nuclear weapon ...

World News Israel charges Palestinian teenager with assaulting a soldier
Author: 0 Israel charges Palestinian teenager with assaulting a soldier

Video of that incident shows the 11-year-old raising her fist at a soldier. While the Military Advocate General requested that both Ahed and Nariman be remanded until the end of proceedings against them, the Judea Military Court judge ruled that the pair be remanded only for an additional eight days to provide the Tamimis' attorney enough time to prepare a defense.

World News IOF fire airstrikes on Gaza
Author: 0 IOF fire airstrikes on Gaza

During the investigation it was revealed that the man behind the cell was Abdallah Arar, a Hamas activist who was involved in the 2005 abduction and murder of Jerusalem resident Sasson Nuriel. He also contacted Shehadeh Touam and sought his assistance in recruiting additional cell members. Shehadeh recruited Mahmoud Abu Arkov, a local Hamas terrorist.

World News Hospitals Across NYC Welcome First Babies Of The New Year
Author: 0 Hospitals Across NYC Welcome First Babies Of The New Year

The boy was welcomed into the world at University Maternity Hospital Limerick . Lully Siobhan Duggan made her arrival on Christmas morning at 12.27am. Humber River, along with St. Michael's Hospital , are both claiming the first New Year's Baby in Toronto. Mother Karen Boyce, 34, and father Ian McLaren have not yet named the child.

World News Two more people die in Iran amid wave of protests
Author: 0 Two more people die in Iran amid wave of protests

The demonstrations are the most serious political unrest in Iran since 2009 when millions took to the streets to protest alleged electoral fraud. How have the authorities responded? Two of the other protesters were killed on Saturday in the Western town of Dorud during an overnight rally, according to the governor of Lorestan province.

World News Pakistan, India exchange list of nuclear installations
Author: 0 Pakistan, India exchange list of nuclear installations

A list of 54 Pakistani civilian prisoners and 4 fishermen, who have completed their sentence and a confirmation of their nationality is awaited from Pakistan, was handed over and Pakistan was asked to expedite the confirmation, the ministry said.

World News American teenager after family shot dead on New Year's Eve
Author: 0 American teenager after family shot dead on New Year's Eve

A 16-year-old boy opened fire on his entire family in their New Jersey home on New Year's Eve, killing four people, including his parents and his 18-year-old sister. The suspect's brother and grandfather were uninjured in the attack, the prosecutor's office said. "It didn't require any force". The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office tweeted just after 2 Monday morning that there is no threat to the public as they believe it was a domestic incident.

Author: 0 Trump says Pakistan has given us nothing but lies and deceit

A few months ago, Trump declared that Pakistan "gives safe haven to agents of chaos , violence and terror". His remarks came days after the New York Times reported that the U.S. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tried to downplay the significance of the uprisings, saying, "Our great nation has witnessed a number of similar incidents in the past and has comfortably dealt with them".

World News 'Indian democracy welcomes New India voters': PM Modi
Author: 0 'Indian democracy welcomes New India voters': PM Modi

The PM also floated the idea of mock Parliaments, for and by youngsters between the ages of 18 and 25. "Now, we must move from "Positive India" to "Progressive India", he said in his monthly radio address. Modi also spoke about Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak , who extricated from sting of terrorism and hatred and topped in Kashmir Administrative Examination.

World News Multiple deputies down in shots fired call in Highlands Ranch
Author: 0 Multiple deputies down in shots fired call in Highlands Ranch

Parrish was with the sheriff's office for seven months. He leaves behind a wife and two young daughters. O'Donnell is an officer with Castle Rock Police. However, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said his son, Jeff, is among the wounded. She did not specify whether these were law enforcement officers or civilians.

World News Extreme cold warning conitnues
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning conitnues

Very cold conditions could continue into New Year's Day and even Tuesday, Environment Canada says. According to Environment Canada, a fresh surge of Arctic air is encompassing the entire province in its icy grip (their words, not ours).