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Israel strikes Gaza in latest cross-exchange amid Jerusalem tension

Israel strikes Gaza in latest cross-exchange amid Jerusalem tension Gaza's two million residents have been subjected to a decade-long blockade by Israel. Israel now provides the Gaza Strip with 120 megawatts of electricity, while Egypt provides it with another 32 megawatts. Palestinian militants in Gaza have fired at least 20 rockets or mortar rounds at Israel since US President Donald Trump's controversial December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as the country'... [Full Article...]

On Marijuana Law, No Politician Is a True Federalist

On Marijuana Law, No Politician Is a True Federalist Authorities are also concerned about stoned drivers and fear that widespread acceptance of the drug could increase its youth appeal. They also charge that there is still no evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation, questioning why the investigations into the matter have continued with few results. [Full Article...]

US Suspends 'Security Assistance' To Pakistan

US Suspends 'Security Assistance' To Pakistan Salman Shah, a former finance minister of Pakistan. "To my knowledge, that has nothing to do with that". The Pak-US ties took another turn after the finance ministry confirmed Tuesdaythe US' decision to withhold $255 million in military aid. [Full Article...]

Those turtles and iguanas aren't dead. They're just really cold

Social media has been flooded with reports of downed iguanas. Suddenly immobilized by the near-freezing temperatures, in their catatonic state they plummet from trees. But what should one do with a fallen iguana? When you find them like this, they're not necessarily dead. Be forewarned that a cold-paralyzed iguana, or a knight anole as seen in the photo above, can become active again when temp... [Full Article...]

White House threatens more sanctions as Iran unrest grows

White House threatens more sanctions as Iran unrest grows On Christmas Day, Trump tweeted that he was taking the day off then getting "back to work" after the holiday. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders opened her press briefing in Washington with the praise for Alabama and Georgia, who will square off on Monday at the College Football National Championship game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. [Full Article...]

Apache Corporation (APA)- Momentum Saw After Experts Views: Genesis Energy, LP (GEL)

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $120,064 activity. Its down 0.13, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. Greylin Investment Mangement Inc reported 32,335 shares. On Thursday, March 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to "Underweight". Jefferies Group reissued an "underperform" rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Apache in a research note on Tuesday, Oct... [Full Article...]

Texans QB (ACL) ahead of schedule in rehab

Texans QB (ACL) ahead of schedule in rehab After playing in all 16 games in the first five seasons of his National Football League career, Watt missed all but three in 2016 after he needed back surgery in late September. Watt, speaking to media Monday after the team's final game Sunday, talked about how excited he is for the future with Watson at the helm. "I think he has great potential and really excited to see what he can do with a full... [Full Article...]

TVA asks customers to conserve power during cold snap

TVA asks customers to conserve power during cold snap Today's high temperature in Chattanooga is expected to remain just below freezing for the entire today, although temperatures could rise to 40 degrees on Wednesday in Chattanooga. The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking customers to conserve power by reducing their usage during peak hours as this week's cold snap continues. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore's Jewish Lawyer Raised Money For Opponent Doug Jones

Roy Moore's Jewish Lawyer Raised Money For Opponent Doug Jones With only hours until the polls opened in Alabama's special election last month, Kayla Moore, wife of mall-prowling Evangelical Roy Moore , launched a curious defense of her husband focusing on one of the lesser-known reasons to oppose his election to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Georgia fans crashed StubHub looking for title tickets after Oklahoma game

Georgia fans crashed StubHub looking for title tickets after Oklahoma game On Tuesday morning, ESPN says the Vivid Seats average was $2,733 and StubHub average was $2,243. The Bulldogs also trailed late in the fourth quarter before Jake Fromm led them on a comeback drive to tie the score. In late November, prices for the title game on resale sites were hovering around $1,200 for any fan who wanted to take a chance. The prices are likely being driven by Georgia fan... [Full Article...]

Crews battle raging house fire in subzero temperatures

Crews battle raging house fire in subzero temperatures Fire officials requested the Red Cross to report to the scene, presumably to help relocate occupants of damaged homes. When the first units arrived at the brick, single-family home near the corner of Versailles and Freemont, the first floor was fully engulfed by fire, the chief said. [Full Article...]

Iceland Legalizes Equal Pay Marking Big Step Toward Ending Gender Pay Gap

Iceland Legalizes Equal Pay Marking Big Step Toward Ending Gender Pay Gap This is part of Iceland's earlier announcement that the island intends to eradicate the gender pay gap by 2022. Iceland's population is roughly 323,000 people and has been named the world's "Most Gender-Equal Country" by the World Economic Forum for nine years in a row. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed after bus careens over 'Devil's Curve' cliff in Peru

Dozens killed after bus careens over 'Devil's Curve' cliff in Peru The accident occurred on the Panamericana Norte highway on a risky bend, known as "the curve of the devil", in the Lima region. Miguel Sidia, a transportation expert in Peru, said that while road conditions in the Andean nation have improved in recent years, lack of driver education and little enforcement of road rules still lead to many fatalities each year. [Full Article...]

APS Crews Head to Puerto Rico to Assist with Power Restoration

APS Crews Head to Puerto Rico to Assist with Power Restoration He said the CUC line crew and the administrative staff will be deployed next week and will be part of the power-restoration effort in Puerto Rico for 60 days. To earn a diploma in Puerto Rico, students must have minimum of 18 course credits, 20 hours of occupational experiences (which may include mentoring, internship or work experience) and 40 hours of community service. [Full Article...]

Abbas slams Israeli Likud decision to annex settlements in West Bank

Abbas slams Israeli Likud decision to annex settlements in West Bank No other countries have their embassies in Jerusalem, with a long-standing global consensus that the city's status should be decided in a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians. While it has no legal effect, the symbolic proclamation directly endorses the expansionist policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, which are in the spotlight following the USA recognition of Jerusalem ... [Full Article...]

Multi-car crash outside Buffalo leaves motorists backed up for miles

Multi-car crash outside Buffalo leaves motorists backed up for miles Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz said motorists were trapped in their vehicles. Multiple extractions were needed. Poor visibility is expected during the severe weather conditions and drivers are urged to use extreme caution. All eastbound traffic must get off at exit 50. Lancaster Emergency Management tweeted that the accident involves 75 vehicles and is about 3/4 of a mile long. [Full Article...]

Texas Couple Busted for Alleged Oral Sex in Family Cafe

Texas Couple Busted for Alleged Oral Sex in Family Cafe And police even say that there is surveillance video to back up these claims made by the witness, although that video has not been released as of yet, nor I don't know if it will. "The state of Texas has determined that in order to deter, or discourage people from exhibiting sexual behaviors in public, the punishment needs to be quite strict", Pettit added. [Full Article...]

Guinness World Record holder 'Ghazal Srinivas' arrested for sexual harassment

Guinness World Record holder 'Ghazal Srinivas' arrested for sexual harassment Srinivas stated that he has all medical reports and said he is ready to prove all his claims. I don't know what her intention behind the allegations. "It is untrue that I harassed her", the 51-year-old singer told reporters. Srinivas found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records after becoming the first person to sing a song in most languages. She alleged that the singer made her do his ... [Full Article...]

North Island 2018 Property Assessments below Island average

North Island 2018 Property Assessments below Island average The Village of Zeballos was the only community to see a decrease in average assessed value, with a four per cent drop from the 2017 value of $89,000 to 2018's $85,000. Condominiums generally increased between five per cent and 35 per cent. Assessed value is multiplied by Kimberley's tax millrate to determine the actual taxes paid. [Full Article...]

U.S. envoy Haley praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous

U.S. envoy Haley praises Iranian demonstrators, says protests spontaneous Ms Haley said the United States would be seeking emergency sessions of the UN Security Council and the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Commission in the coming days, to discuss the situation. The reporter then asked, "What made you believe that you are on the right side of history?" Asked if the U.S. supports regime change in Iran, White House press spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told a press briefing: ... [Full Article...]


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