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Firefighter Among 2 Killed In North Philly Blaze

Firefighter Among 2 Killed In North Philly Blaze While fighting the fire, there was a structural collapse and LeTourneau became pinned under debris. Another person from a neighboring home was taken to the hospital in critical condition. and was put under control at 10:48 a.m., a Fire Department dispatcher said. He lived in Springfield and is survived by his mother, other relatives and friends. [Full Article...]

Snow in Florida: Flakes fly in Tallahassee

Snow in Florida: Flakes fly in Tallahassee The National Weather Service has warned that there could be blizzard warnings and travelling could be "very unsafe to impossible". Boston could get as much as 14 inches. Floridians still have to brace for bitter cold temperatures that's expected to linger for the next few days. An emergency was declared in the state after the storm brought snow to Tallahassee for the first time in about 30 yea... [Full Article...]

It's 'raining' Iguanas in Florida

It's 'raining' Iguanas in Florida It took a prolonged cold spell to significantly reduce their population in 2010. "They'll fall out of trees". Under 50 degrees Fahrenheit, they become sluggish. Three dead thresher sharks were found stranded, completely frozen, on a beach in MA, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy said. Thousands of flights were cancelled, firefighters scrambled to rescue motorists from flooded streets in B... [Full Article...]

Dual standard of justice in country unacceptable, says Nawaz Sharif

Dual standard of justice in country unacceptable, says Nawaz Sharif Taking a jibe at chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan, she said that the PTI chief attempts to appear on television on daily basis to utter lies. Ms. Sharif further said that huge number of people are in this rally and more are coming. Calling the gathering of a sizable crowd a "referendum", Sharif said the turnout of people at the venue is evident proof of his party's growing popu... [Full Article...]

Gael Monfils strolls to Qatar Open title by beating Andrey Rublev

Gael Monfils strolls to Qatar Open title by beating Andrey Rublev He more than matched Monfils for firepower but was frustrated by the Frenchman's defensive skills and despite defeat he is projected to rise to a career-high 32 in the rankings. "I had a long rest and I'm a lot stronger for 2018", Monfils said. Rublev looked crestfallen afterwards but has the consolation that he will be seeded at the forthcoming Australian Open and has enhanced his growing reput... [Full Article...]

Pakistan govt warns against making donations to 72 groups on 'watch list'

Pakistan govt warns against making donations to 72 groups on 'watch list' The country's civilian government explained its plans in a secret order to various departments on December 19, three officials told Reuters, targeting two of Saeed's charities for "takeover". Pakistani authorities on Saturday warned the public that making donations to 72 groups that have either been banned or put on a "watch list", including the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), would be considered a crime. [Full Article...]

PTI chief Imran Khan ushers in new year with third marriage

PTI chief Imran Khan ushers in new year with third marriage According to a bombshell report by leading daily The News , the marriage ceremony, that did not garner media spotlight, took place on the night of January 1 in Lahore with only a few guests invited to the event, a claim now denied by the senior party leaders. [Full Article...]

President HW Bush offers condolences on passing of astronaut John Young

President HW Bush offers condolences on passing of astronaut John Young The astronaut legend flew to space six times in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs during his time NASA. Young was the ninth man to walk on the moon, the AP reported . When one of the flight instructors objected to us going in with a camera, Young stopped, looked at the instructor and said "I flew this, I wrote the manual, and that's that". [Full Article...]

Lucknow Haj House painted saffron from green and white

Lucknow Haj House painted saffron from green and white The move prompted the Samajwadi Party to accuse the government of "saffronisation" after a series of steps perceived as "anti-minority". Saffron is the colour of faith for us, but can it give food to the hungry? Saffron colour is majorly related with the Hinduism and also associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). [Full Article...]

Trump Suspends Aid to UN Agency Dealing with Palestinian 'Refugees'

Trump Suspends Aid to UN Agency Dealing with Palestinian 'Refugees' Trump said on Tuesday he would withhold money from the Palestinians, accusing them of being "no longer willing to talk peace" with Israel. UNRWA is the second employer of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza after the Palestinian Authority, and the first outside of the Palestinian territories. [Full Article...]

First round of KORUS FTA renegotiation talks to start to Washington

First round of KORUS FTA renegotiation talks to start to Washington Trade Representative Michael Beeman. This week the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that negotiations on amendments and modifications of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) will begin Friday in Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

Gangster Threatens to Kill Salman Khan

Gangster Threatens to Kill Salman Khan For now the actor is enjoying the super success of the film Tiger Zinda Hai which also stars Katrina Kaif and is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Past year in September 2 Salman had a hearing of this case where 2 eye witnesses were called upon and they Salman as guilty. [Full Article...]

Police Station painted saffron in Lucknow

Police Station painted saffron in Lucknow Earlier today, Uttar Pradesh minister Mohsin Raza had said that saffron was an "energetic" colour, and such controversies should be avoided. "Whitewash and maintenance work were being done at the Haj House located at the Vidhan Sabha road in Lucknow by a contractor, as per the direction of the Haj Samiti". [Full Article...]

Winter storm slams Northeast; flights delayed at OIA

The storm has already claimed two lives, after two people in North Carolina died when their auto slid off a road because of icy conditions and landed in a creek, Weather.com reported. Waiting just behind the storm was a wave of bracing cold. Bone-chilling cold, intense snow would usher in another round of minus zero temperatures to New York City and Philadelphia would dip up to minus 22 degrees ... [Full Article...]

Raytheon Co (RTN) Holding Has Increased by Welch & Forbes Llc

About 54,679 shares traded. More notable recent Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN ) news were published by: Moodys.com which released: "Moody's affirms Raytheon's A3 senior unsecured rating, outlook stable" on December 05, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: " Raytheon Company (RTN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 02, 2018" published on December 29, 2017, Fool.com published: "Why 2017 ... [Full Article...]

Freed hostage Joshua Boyle arrested for sexual assault

Freed hostage Joshua Boyle arrested for sexual assault Joshua Boyle, 34, appeared for less than five minutes at the hearing from an Ottawa detention center, wearing an orange jumpsuit and sporting a wispy beard. None of the charges has been tested in court. "Anything that would have to be done would have to be at the provincial level, because of the health mandate of the provinces here", said Gar Pardy, who was a long-serving Foreign Affairs official ... [Full Article...]

Zarif slams Trump over expression of "respect" for Iranians

Zarif slams Trump over expression of State TV described the rally as a "response to rioters and supporters of the riots". The protests were sparked by a hike in food prices amid soaring unemployment. Zarif took to Twitter to condemn Trump's latest claim of support for the Iranian people, saying "Trump has an odd way of showing "such respect" for Iranians: from labeling them a "terrorist nation" & banning them from visiting the United... [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron starts media law reform against fake news

Emmanuel Macron starts media law reform against fake news President Macron said that during elections, tougher rules will be put on content shared on social media. The new law will see the role of France's media watchdog, CAS, expanded in order to deal with attempts to destabilize the situation in the country by broadcasters " controlled or influenced by foreign states ", he said. [Full Article...]

Meryl Streep: Melania and Ivanka Trump should…

Meryl Streep: Melania and Ivanka Trump should… A right-wing guerrilla artist revealed himself as the creator of posters placed around Los Angeles that claimed Streep, who had starred in several Weinstein-produced films, knew about his alleged misdeeds. In a lengthy statement Streep responded to McGowan, saying in part they both were "standing in defiance of the same implacable foe". "He never asked me to a hotel room". [Full Article...]

Engineer kidnapped, forced to marry at gunpoint in Bihar

Engineer kidnapped, forced to marry at gunpoint in Bihar Vinod who hardly even knew the name of the bride was quoted by DNA as saying, "One of his family members pointed a pistol at me and ordered to marry the girl". Indian police are investigating after a groom says he was abducted in the Nalanda district of north east India's Bihar state, near Patna. The family and the close ones of Vinod Kumar are in a state of shock and details of the incident hav... [Full Article...]


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