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by | December 31, 2017 | 03:53

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to insulate itself from external interferences and to weed out all compromised officials, who could be used by undemocratic forces to try to subvert the will of the people in the 2019 general elections.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:10

NASA data shows 2016 was the hottest year on record. The accord set goals for slowing the rate of climate change by reducing the emissions that contribute to melting Arctic ice, increasing sea levels and changing weather patterns across the globe.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:08

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and "warmer" highs in the upper 30s to around 40° return. New Year's Day will be cold in the low 20s but because it will be breezy it will feel like the single digits most of the day. As we ring in 2018, temperatures will be near 0, dropping as low as 7 below zero by Monday morning. Even though we will be tracking more clouds than sun, a light southwest breeze will boost temperatures into the mid-40s.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:04

The bodies of Shanta Myers , 36, her 11-year-old son Jeremiah, her 5-year-old daughter Shanise, and 22-year-old Brandi Mells were found in their basement apartment the day after Christmas. "You would see her out there frying up empanadas", Symes said. According to Brown, 22-year-old Brandi Mells attended West Genesee for her 9th, 10th and 11th grade years.

by | December 30, 2017 | 02:39

Thousands of people took to the streets of Iran for a second day of protests yesterday as anger mounts over a growing economic crisis. Iranian riot police dispersed protesters shouting anti-government slogans in the western city of Kermanshah on Friday, as protests against corruption and rising prices spread to the capital Tehran.

by | December 30, 2017 | 01:38

The police killed three attackers, including the suicide bomber. At least two people were reportedly killed in that attack. Two other bombs were defused near the church. No group immediately claims responsibility for the attack, the fourth to target Christians since December of the previous year, but it bears the hallmarks of the Islamic State group's local affiliate.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:06

President Trump accused Vanity Fair Thursday of "bending over backwards" to apologize for a viral video that angered Hillary Clinton supporters. " Anna Wintour , who was all set to be Amb to Court of St James's & a big fundraiser for [Crooked Hillary], is beside herself in grief & begging for forgiveness!" It suggested the defeated Democrat presidential candidate should "take up a new hobby in 2018" and showed various Vanity Fair editors drinking champagne while offering up ideas.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:05

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by | December 29, 2017 | 01:42

Jones said in a statement that he looked forward to going to work for the people of Alabama in the new year. Senator-elect Doug Jones of Alabama says his victory marks a "new chapter for our state and the nation". Sam Coleman, a spokesman for Jones's campaign, was not impressed by Moore's complaint. "I have stood for the truth about God and the Constitution for the people of Alabama", he said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:32

Following a heart attack, activist Erica Garner has reportedly been listed as brain dead . An unidentified close family associate who had been sharing updates from Garner's Twitter account rejected such reports. Esaw Snipes, wife of Eric Garner- who was killed by a police chokehold - cries while speaking on a panel titled "The Impact of Police Brutality - The Victims Speak" at the National Action Network (NAN) national convention on April 8, 2015 in New York City.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:08

Police and medics found the victims after a property manager reported four unresponsive people in the basement Tuesday, Troy Police Capt. Dan DeWolf told CNN affiliate WTEN . "Things are unfolding right now", State Police Lt. Rob Appleton of Troop G Bureau of Criminal Investigation said. State police were involved in the investigation along with NY parole officials, Tedesco said.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:08

By Saturday, Fifer said , the city had received more than $1.6 million in prepayments. Many state residents are scrambling to pay their taxes before a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions goes into effect. Checks - with the word "prepayment" in the memo field - can be placed in drop boxes in the county government building, to avoid standing in line. New Jersey is home to the nation's highest property taxes, and there is now no limit in how much homeowners can claim in ...

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:07

Trump's "blackmail" had little effectiveness - 128 countries voted against the controversial decision, and 35 abstained. Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims - and ending at the Western Wall with a station named after President Donald Trump .

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:04

Peak flu season, however, hits between December and February. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 get their flu shot each season. The number of states reporting widespread flu activity has almost doubled this week, just 1 indicator of an intensifying flu season. CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo (羅一鈞) said the funding for the policy would be provided by the Paujar Charity Foundation and would be donated in yearly batches from next ...

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:36

Standing before the judge in court on Christmas Day, Ms Plummer was asked: "You are accused of smuggling and possessing Tramadol to Egypt?" The painkillers are legal in the United Kingdom but banned in Egypt. Her legal team are to put in a bail application that could see Laura freed from the detention centre where she has been since October 9. "She had only 320 pills - even the plane ticket is nearly double the price of those pills".

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:35

Two lifelong best friends got one of the most wonderful gifts this holiday season: finding out that they're true relatives. It turns out Robinson had also used Ancestry.com to find answers about his family. The results of the test from Ancestry.com revealed that Macfarlane had a genetic similarity with another user on the site with the name "Robi737". "It was a shock - definitely a shock, but then when you thought about it, compared forearms and everything", said Macfarlane.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:30

Fox News reported last week that during a closed-door session with the House Intelligence Committee, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stood by the document's credibility but, when pressed to identify what in the salacious document the bureau had corroborated, cited only the fact that Page had traveled to Moscow.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:21

In a later tweet , the group corrected its original tweet to say the Hennepin County prosecutor has said he doesn't yet have enough evidence for charges. After news about the shrine being cleared broke, the group again tweeted calling those who cleared "lunatic". On July 15, she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in July.

by | December 27, 2017 | 03:13

Now it's 51-49 in favor of Republicans. David Yancey were scheduled to put their names into a bowl. Simonds filed a challenge with the Virginia Board of Elections over a vote that was counted for her opponent, GOP incumbent Del. Yancey's attorneys argued that the ballot was clearly a vote for Yancey. The first name pulled out of the bowl would be declared the victor. She's saying instead that it was too late to raise a challenge when Yancey's lawyers spoke up.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:50

For more information on the tree recycling program, visit the County Park System's website here. Brad Belson, left, and Jacob Cook, both of Midland, organize trees at Doumel Tree Farms, 3765 Rockwell Drive, on December 6, 2017. Christmas trees are recycled into wood chips at a city compost site. To keep trees out of the landfill, the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District hosts a mulch day 8 a.m.to noon Saturday, Jan.

by | December 27, 2017 | 02:38

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added two North Korean officials to its list blacklist on Tuesday for their involvement with the DPRK's ballistic missile programs. Both men are regularly photographed alongside North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at missile launches. The acquisition of those engines may have been accompanied by a North Korea focus on Ukraine, and alleged attempts to steal missile secrets from a Ukrainian facility.

by | December 26, 2017 | 09:38

Forecasters say heavy rain and snow could affect north east Wales from 6pm on tomorrow through to 11am the following day bringing an end the mild weather. Bookmakers had put the odds of a white Christmas of between 2/1 at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports and 5/1 in Birmingham, Cardiff and Liverpool airports.

by | December 26, 2017 | 09:06

Tonight across the state, wind chills are well below zero across most of Montana. With a snow cover in place, brisk west to northwest winds will guide cold air originating from the Canadian prairies into northern portions of IL and Indiana.

by | December 26, 2017 | 06:18

Initially, the suburban rakes had only four coaches, and later upgraded to nine cars in 1958, but as passenger traffic increased, the WR converted all rakes to 12 cars from 1990, and introduced the first 15-car rakes - the longest suburban trains, from November 2009.

by | December 26, 2017 | 04:01

Due to cyclone Ockhi that affected several people in the state, the Latin Catholic churches avoided celebrations. The celebrations this time were more upbeat compared to past year. Shah said the officials of the Tourism department would also attend travel and trade fairs to woo more tourists to Kashmir. May the spirit of Christmas be the harbinger of prosperity, abundance and peace in your lives.

by | December 26, 2017 | 02:06

Fire crews were called to the blaze on Ash Street in Vancouver when they encountered the man trying to put it out with a garden hose. The female driver had to be extricated by emergency crews and then was taken by helicopter to a Charlotte hospital, Agee said.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:08

Military families, Trump said, are "always underappreciated" and "the greatest people on earth". It doesn't seem to matter to the group, or Trump, that Merry Christmas was constantly said under President Obama as anyone can see for themselves if they did a quick search of social media or even Google.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:05

Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the UN said that "The United States will remember this day", going on to mention that this action will influence how the USA gives further contributions to the UN. He added that the good Americans are exhausted of being taken advantage of, "well, we're not going to be taken advantage of any longer". The US President told reporters at the White House, "All of these nations that take our money and then they vote against us at the Security Council ...

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:06

According to eyewitnesses, the bus swerved into a pedestrian area, where people were walking. The incident occurred near Slaviansky Boulevard station in western Moscow . Sobyanin has vowed to conduct a "thorough" probe into the deadly accident. Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin told reporters at the scene that an inspection of the entire Moscow bus fleet has been ordered.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:05

The new tool is found in Facebook's Help Center, though you can go directly to it via this link . Largely focused on highly divisive partisan talking points like gun control, LGBTQ issues, race, and religion, the ads sought to drive an even larger wedge between the two major political parties in an attempt to sow political unrest and decrease confidence in the democratic process.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:11

Staffers living onsite rushed to move animals as quickly as they could in the frenzied minutes after the fire started, but they were too late to aid Misha , a 9-year-old aardvark. "After consultation with fire experts attending today, we are confident that we can safely open the soo tomorrow". "When they arrived our crews were faced with a very well developed fire".

by | December 24, 2017 | 02:59

The court directed that the properties of two accused be attached. There were 34 accused in the case and 11 died during trial, while one turned CBI approver and admitted to the crime. During the time, Dilip Ghosh also shared that many ministers and leaders of the state are being questioned in CBI's investigations of the Shardha-Narada scam.

by | December 24, 2017 | 02:48

Many believed the plume to be an alien or UFO of some sort and reportedly, many cars stopped on freeways to take photographs and videos of this weird sight. The SpaceX founder captured much of the southwest portion of the country's attention by accident on Friday night when his company launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California.

by | December 24, 2017 | 01:56

Mr Trump's alleged comments came after he was told 15,000 Haitians had received visas to enter the U.S. since he became President. According to the Times report , Kelly and Miller became frustrated with Tillerson, blaming the secretary of state for the flow of people from overseas.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:01

The White House said the president's decision to review Rubashkin's sentence was driven by concerns raised by a bipartisan group of more than 100 former high-ranking law enforcement and Justice Department officials, including multiple former attorneys general, as well as prosecutors, judges, and legal scholars.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:23

The FBI arrested Everitt Aaron Jameson , of Modesto, who was allegedly planning an attack targeting Pier 39, according to FBI documents . According to the court document, Jameson was inspired by the October 31 NY terror attack that left eight people dead when a man drove into a crowd.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:10

Discussions were also under way over a $15-million federal grant to the endowment fund of the Global Centre for Pluralism, also founded by the Aga Khan. Trudeau and the Aga Khan can not be characterized as friends within the meaning of the Act. Before that, the two hadn't spoken for 30 years. Mr. Trudeau and his family vacationed on the Aga Khan's island from December 26, 2016 to January 4, 2017.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:38

Also in the first half we hit the post twice. That is the mindset being adopted by Mata, with the Spaniard adamant that those in Jose Mourinho's squad will put a disappointing setback behind them and go again on other fronts. I have had good and bad times against them", he said, in quotes reported by the Evening Standard. The main thing of it is that they won and fought hard for that.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:32

The judgement came for a court case originates which from legal action filed by Elite Taxi , a Barcelona-based association of taxi drivers who claimed Uber was Uber for operating its low-priced Uberpop service without the necessary taxi licences and authorisation from the city.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:29

The person challenging the ballot was Yancey official and he said one ballot had both candidates bubbled in with a slash through Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds' name. A recount is set begin for a Virginia House of Delegates race that could alter the power dynamic in Richmond. Democrat Shelly Simonds emerged from the recount as the victor of the 94 District of the House of Delegates, defeating Republican incumbent David Yancey, The Washington Post reports .