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Global News First Warning Forecast: Very mild temps with a few showers possible
Author: 0 First Warning Forecast: Very mild temps with a few showers possible

Highs of 10 to 12 C". On Rendezvous Mountain, atop the Aerial Tram at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, 5 to 9 inches of snow were possible Friday afternoon, with wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Christmas Eve Day will start off dry with a blend of sunshine and clouds. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour.

Global News White Christmas on the way, says Environment Canada
Author: 0 White Christmas on the way, says Environment Canada

The flawless conditions should continue on Christmas Day with the forecast calling for a 60 per cent chance of flurries and a drop in the mercury that will continue into next week. Environment Canada says travelers should adjust their plans if possible. A low-pressure system will develop off Cape Hatteras this evening and intensify rapidly as it moves northeastward to lie over southern New Brunswick by Monday evening.

Global News North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an
Author: 0 North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an "act of war"

The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously approved its fourth round of restrictions on Pyongyang this year, hitting North Korea on energy imports and aiming to prevent it from earning hard currency by further limiting its exports. Ms Haley said at the time that the Trump administration believed those new sanctions, combined with previous measures, would ban over 90% of North Korea's exports reported in 2016.

Global News Rahul condoles deaths in Sawai Madhopur accident
Author: 0 Rahul condoles deaths in Sawai Madhopur accident

The accident occurred at Dubi in the state's Sawai Madhopur district this morning. Most of the people died due to drowning including the bus driver. Death toll may rise, police said . Out of the seven injured, one is said to be critical. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a statement that he was "anguished" by news of the crash.

Global News TTV Dinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll: 'People have elected Amma's successor'
Author: 0 TTV Dinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll: 'People have elected Amma's successor'

DMK candidate N Maruthu Ganesh got 24,651 votes, while BJP's Karu Nagarajan amassed 1417 votes. The seat of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa went to polls on Thursday with a record 77 percent voter turnout. Taking many by shock, TTV Dinakaran, Sasikala's nephew and close aide, is heading towards a massive victory giving his peers - E Palaniswamy & O Panneerselvam-led AIADMK, Stalin-led DMK, BJP and others - a huge blow.

Author: 0 Met Eireann issue wind and rain warnings for Christmas

Despite a mild lead-up to Christmas, the forecaster reckons conditions will be unsettled and cold for much of this week. "It will be a cold and frosty Christmas night". The warning was issued by Met Éireann at 4pm on Saturday, and is valid from midnight on Christmas Eve until 8pm that evening. It's going to be a boring and windy Christmas Eve with some rain later in the evening with rain forecasted for Christmas Day and temperatures set to dip in the evening and frost expected overnight.

Global News Jairam Thakur is the new Himachal Pradesh chief minister
Author: 0 Jairam Thakur is the new Himachal Pradesh chief minister

After his stint in the RSS, Thakur contested for the first time on a BJP ticket in the 1993 Assembly polls but lost. This was a clear sign that BJP was not keen on sending its central leaders or ministers to the states as CM. Mr Thakur comes from the Mandi region, which till today has never had any saffron party chief minister in the state. The BJP wrested power in Himachal from the Congress, winning close to a two thirds majority with 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly.

Global News Armed Forces Bowl: 3 takeaways from San Diego State-Army
Author: 0 Armed Forces Bowl: 3 takeaways from San Diego State-Army

The decision paid off. Kell Walker waltzed into the end zone on a sweep for the game-winning points in a 42-35 win. San Diego State is favored by 6.5 points. The Black Knights had the ball to start the third quarter and promptly went on a 20-play, 47-yard drive that took 11:19. Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw only attempted three passes but ran for 180 yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries.

Global News Thomas Fire: NASA images show progress on huge California blaze
Author: 0 Thomas Fire: NASA images show progress on huge California blaze

Authorities lifted all evacuation orders in Santa Barbara County on Thursday morning as fire crews continued to slow the spread of the massive Thomas fire . While winds will diminish for a time later Friday through Saturday, cold air plunging across the West and a strong area of high pressure developing over the Great Basin will lead to another round of gusty winds beginning later this weekend.

Global News BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again
Author: 0 BJP declares Vijay Rupani as Chief Minister of Gujarat again

On Friday, incumbent chief minister Vijay Rupani was elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in Gujarat. After the meeting, Jaitley said there is consensus on the names of the two leaders. Ahead of Rupani's election as chief minister, the BJP, which won 99 seats in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, received a psychological boost when Independent MLA Ratansinh Rathod declared "unconditional support" to the party and ensured that the BJP reached the three-figure mark.

Global News Bomb squad investigating after shooting incidents in Harrisburg
Author: 0 Bomb squad investigating after shooting incidents in Harrisburg

Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, 51, was killed in the area of 17th and Mulberry streets after police say he led them on a chase. Houlton says Saturday that "the long chain of migration" that led to Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty's admission to the USA was initiated years ago by a distant relative.

Global News More Than 100 Dead In Philippine Mudslides, Flooding
Author: 0 More Than 100 Dead In Philippine Mudslides, Flooding

But Mindanao, home to 20 million people, is rarely hit by these cyclones. A search and rescue operation was underway for more than 30 people swept away by flash floods in the fishing village of Anungan, Mayor Bong Edding of Zamboanga del Norte province's Sibuco town said by phone.

Global News Unemployment rates in Alabama hit record lows
Author: 0 Unemployment rates in Alabama hit record lows

The state unemployment rate reached 3 percent in both September and October, its lowest level since the federal government began tracking the statistic in 1976. Auburn-Opelika added 2,938 jobs between January and October 2017. "The unemployment statistics every year are usually pretty good news for Auburn and Lee county".

Global News Enes Kanter scoffs at possibility of Turkish prison
Author: 0 Enes Kanter scoffs at possibility of Turkish prison

Enes Kanter is back on US soil after a wild weekend overseas that saw his Turkish passport revoked while being detained in Romania. "All the trash I've been talking?" Kanter said he believed he is one of Erdogan's targets because he has been an outspoken critic - so much so, Kanter has been disowned by his own family.

Global News Rajoy refuses talks with Puigdemont
Author: 0 Rajoy refuses talks with Puigdemont

More than 3,000 companies have shifted headquarters out of the region. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has refused to hold talks with former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont . After the Spanish prime minister dismissed Catalonia's government, Puigdemont fled to Belgium to avoid facing arrest on charges of rebellion. In 2015 elections, separatist parties won 72 seats.

Global News Outrage as Apple admits to slowing down iPhones as batteries age
Author: 0 Outrage as Apple admits to slowing down iPhones as batteries age

Following its admission, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the Cupertino giant in Los Angeles, accusing it of causing users to suffer, and hurting the value of older Apple devices. This means that a software that has been designed for the latest hardware available gets to run also on devices that are as old as 4 or 5 years. Apple says it's taking on the issue of older lithium ion batteries that sometimes fail phones.

Global News Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur named in India squad for South Africa ODIs
Author: 0 Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur named in India squad for South Africa ODIs

Ashwin and Jadeja who are included in the Test squad will not be sporting the blue jersey anytime soon as the spin duo of Chahal and Yadav has just been phenomenal. Suresh Raina continues to be overlooked by selectors even after passing the Yo-Yo test last week. On expected lines, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami constitute the pace bowling trio while they will have a two-ODI old partner in Shardul Thakur instead of Umesh Yadav.

Global News Johnson to Russia: Stop interfering in elections
Author: 0 Johnson to Russia: Stop interfering in elections

Lavrov accused Johnson of deliberately contradicting him in order to protect his reputation, to which the Conservative minister said it was Lavrov's reputation which he worries about, according to reports from journalists in attendance. "We are ready to develop dialogue on a very wide range of issues on the basis of principles of equality (and) taking into account and respecting each other's interests", he said.

Global News United States welcomes Hernandez as Honduras Prez
Author: 0 United States welcomes Hernandez as Honduras Prez

Salvador Nasralla finished second, receiving 41.42% of the vote. On the night of the 26 November election, Nasralla was five points ahead Hernandez with almost 60% of the vote counted - until election authorities stopped releasing results .

Global News Lalu convicted in fodder scam, but RJD blames 'regime'
Author: 0 Lalu convicted in fodder scam, but RJD blames 'regime'

Terming his fight as "dharmayuddha", Lalu claimed that he was not alone as the entire Bihar stood with him in this war. A total of 16 people, including Lalu Yadav, have been found guilty, while six, including former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra , have been acquitted in the case, RC 64 (A)/1996.

Global News FBI Deputy Director McCabe to Retire in 2018
Author: 0 FBI Deputy Director McCabe to Retire in 2018

The president repeated false statements about McCabe's wife and donations she received during a 2015 campaign for Virginia state senate. He was, the Post added , former FBI Director "James B. The official confirmed, however, that McCabe would be able to retire with benefits in March. Trump in June nominated Christopher Wray to replace Comey, who he fired in May.

Global News Royal Philharmonic cuts ties with Charles Dutoit over assault allegations
Author: 0 Royal Philharmonic cuts ties with Charles Dutoit over assault allegations

The symphony said in a statement that the "serious nature" of the allegations as well as the symphony's "strong commitment to a zero tolerance policy" for sexual harassment in the workplace contributed to its decision. The Swiss-born conductor is now also artistic director of London's Royal Philharmonic and holds positions in Tokyo and Philadelphia. One woman who spoke to Associated Press said Dutoit attacked her on four occasions while she was a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra .

Global News Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda
Author: 0 Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda

NYT published accounts of some administration officials who were present at a meeting about the administration's immigration policy in June. The unstable and deriding comments about migrants ascribed to the president were sourced to a couple of anonymous authorities, one who the Times said was available in the gathering, and another who was informed about the remarks by a moment participant.

Global News Interpreter at No 10 'was a Russian spy'
Author: 0 Interpreter at No 10 'was a Russian spy'

Stanislav Yezhov , who accompanied the country's prime minister on numerous trips, was detained in Kiev on Wednesday. 'The action that's been taken is a matter for the Ukrainian authorities'. The SBU did not directly refer to Mr Yezhov but he was named by other senior officials. The SBU said in a statement that the official was recruited by Russian agents while he travelled overseas.

Global News At least four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing
Author: 0 At least four Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing

Army's Udhampur based defence Spokesman, said that Pakistan Rangers in "violation of ceasefire" opened fire upon the army posts near Keri in Nowshera sector along the LoC. It added, "Major Ambadas, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh and Sepoy Pargat Singh were courageous and honest soldiers". Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan claim the divided Kashmir region in its entirety and have fought two wars over it.

Global News GOP Advisers Warning Trump That Party Faces Tough 2018 Midterms
Author: 0 GOP Advisers Warning Trump That Party Faces Tough 2018 Midterms

Serafin Gomez is a White House Producer for FOX News Channel, who also covered the 2016 election as a Special Events & Politics producer and former special campaign correspondent for Fox News Latino. Bannon has said there is a 30 percent chance of Trump finishing his term, and he'll likely be removed via impeachment or the 25th Amendment. Bannon huddled over his BlackBerry firing off e-mails to Breitbart reporters he'd dispatched to Alabama to discredit the Post story.

Global News Legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at 82
Author: 0 Legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

He leaves behind a wife, Barbara, and a daughter, Nicole. Enberg, who retired from broadcasting Padres games in 2016, received numerous broadcasting awards including the Rozelle Award from the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Gowdy Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Global News Causes of death released for 58 killed in Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Causes of death released for 58 killed in Las Vegas shooting

All 58 deaths were ruled homicides. Numerous victims died from shots to the head and chest, according to a list of causes of death published by CNN affiliate KVVU . Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse told Las Vegas Review-Journal in an interview on December 20. "Ours is focusing a large part on the why, OK?" Rouse said the Federal Bureau of Investigation has interviewed around 400 people worldwide with each of them having some sort of connection to the gunman.

Global News Australian navy submarine AE1 found after being lost since World War I
Author: 0 Australian navy submarine AE1 found after being lost since World War I

Now researchers are trying to find out what caused the disappearance of the submarine . Incredibly, the latest search for the missing vessel started only last week. AE1 joined naval forces assigned to the capture of the German Pacific colonies and with AE2 took part in operations leading to the occupation of German New Guinea - the northeastern part of the island of New Guinea.

Global News Apopka couple among 12 killed in Mexico bus crash
Author: 0 Apopka couple among 12 killed in Mexico bus crash

Among those injured were seven Americans and two citizens of Sweden, Quintana Roo state civil defense spokesman Vicente Martin said, according to the Associated Press . Prosecutor Miguel Ángel Pech Cen said preliminary evidence suggests the bus may have been speeding. The mother, father, and two daughters were on a cruise vacation on Tuesday when they stopped in Mexico for a bus tour of Mayan ruins.

Author: 0 Catalonia digests election that saw separatists win majority

Puigdemont is campaigning in the polarized election from Brussels . "The Spanish state was defeated". " Mariano Rajoy has received a slap in the face from Catalonia ". Spain's constitution bars secession. The turnout for Thursday's elections was historically high, with more than 80 percent of voters casting their ballots.

Global News Family IDs felon killed in deputy shooting
Author: 0 Family IDs felon killed in deputy shooting

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office on Friday recognized the boy as Kameron Prescott. Authorities say Jones was killed when she attempted to break into a trailer Thursday afternoon in Schertz. A 6-year-old Texas boy was killed on Thursday by a stray bullet during a deputy-involved shooting as the deputies were trying to capture a woman who was believed to have been armed, the San Antonio Express-News reported .

Global News Tendulkar takes to Facebook to deliver his message
Author: 0 Tendulkar takes to Facebook to deliver his message

I often wonder what brought me here, little did I realise that those baby steps in cricket would lead me to great lifetime memories. He always supported me and encouraged me to be what I wanted to be in life. "Sport has an unique way of building the nation, it builds character for individuals which means character for India". "Make everyone more active and participative, inculcate and develop the sporting culture of the country".

Global News Political scene hots up with 2G spectrum verdict
Author: 0 Political scene hots up with 2G spectrum verdict

On the other hand, the ruling party asked it not to treat the verdict as a "badge of honour". In the list of scams that Prime Minister Narendra Modi cited to project the Congress and the UPA as corrupt in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, 2G found special mentions, given the sheer magnitude of the alleged scam.

Global News Man Planning San Francisco Christmas Attack Arrested
Author: 0 Man Planning San Francisco Christmas Attack Arrested

Mr. Jameson later met with another undercover agent whom he believed to be associated with the senior leadership of the foreign terrorist organization ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIL). The undercover agent told him to hold off until he got approval from superiors. He also told agents that "we need something along the lines of a San Bernardino", referring to a terrorist shooting attack in 2015.

Global News Trump Has Hurt Race Relations, Most Americans Say In New Poll
Author: 0 Trump Has Hurt Race Relations, Most Americans Say In New Poll

And only 17 percent say Trump's election has improved race relations; that's down from almost half - 48 percent - who said Trump's election would make race relations better . By historical comparison, about 52 percent of voters surveyed in November 2008 had predicted to Pew that Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, would improve race relations as president.

Global News United States ambassador to Netherlands describes own words as 'fake news'
Author: 0 United States ambassador to Netherlands describes own words as 'fake news'

The programme then cut to an archive clip from 2015 which showed Hoekstra saying: "The Islamic movement has now got to a point where they have put Europe into chaos". Hoekstra will be the first USA ambassador to the Netherlands since early 2016, when Timothy Broas resigned. At the point when the columnist stood up to Hoekstra with the clasp, he denied utilizing the expression " fake news ".

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