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Global News DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power
Author: 0 DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power

Starting in January, Duke Energy will send more than 200 employees to Puerto Rico along with trucks, equipment and supplies to try and rebuild the power grid and restore electricity to areas hit hard by Hurricane Maria . "From a logistics and planning perspective, this is an unprecedented mobilization effort for our company and the industry as a whole", John Wolfe, LG&E and KU vice president-Distribution and co-chair of the EEI Mutual Assistance Executive Committee, said in statement.

Global News Cold weather to stick around Wednesday
Author: 0 Cold weather to stick around Wednesday

Less than an inch of accumulation is expected on area roads, but the real danger could be ice, according to the National Weather Service . It wasn't that the VA's heating system wasn't working, but it couldn't keep up with the cold conditions.

Global News Extreme cold warning issued
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning issued

Overnight expect a few clouds, with winds up to 15 km/h. High -26 and extreme wind chill -45. "This very cold airmass, combined with brisk winds, produces wind-chill values from minus-38 Celsius to minus 44", Environment Canada said in a statement issued early on Wednesday morning.

Global News How much did it snow in Erie to cement 2-day record?
Author: 0 How much did it snow in Erie to cement 2-day record?

Meteorologists say the lake-effect will continue through Wednesday and blanket parts of New York, Pennsylvania , Ohio and MI. Temperatures there and in the northern plains and Great Lakes states are projected to only reach as high as the teens or single-digits.

Global News Historic White House Tree to Be Cut Down
Author: 0 Historic White House Tree to Be Cut Down

It is hard to predict when and how many more will fail". According to her, first lady had proceeded to hold a discussion with the White House staff which approved her decision. Back in the 1970s, this was the standard procedure in this circumstance. Jackson's populist politics have resonated with Trump. "We understand this is a historic tree, and all measures have been used to save it to this point in time ".

Global News Russia: Several injured after blast in Saint Petersburg supermarket, say police
Author: 0 Russia: Several injured after blast in Saint Petersburg supermarket, say police

Petersburg. An explosion at a supermarket in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg injured at least four people Wednesday, officials said, with investigators working at the scene after moving shoppers away. It was reported that only a wall and a cash register inside the supermarket were damaged in the blast. Nine persons have been taken to hospitals, the city's deputy governor's office spokesperson said.

Global News Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
Author: 0 Emergency medical evacuations begin in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Other cases include 18 children and four women . The Syrian government army command declared ceasefire in this area on June 22 but, according to SANA news agency, illegal armed groups have violated it a couple of times since then. Until the jihadi offensive, eastern Ghouta had been relatively quiet. Shipments of food and medical aid occasionally enter the area but fall far short of what is needed.

Global News House uproar ends as govt, Congress truce up
Author: 0 House uproar ends as govt, Congress truce up

Earlier on Wednesday, Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha had clarified Modi's election speech in which he accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Vice President Hamid Ansari of colluding with Pakistan . The second adjournment was made till 2 p.m., minutes after it met at noon as despite the government disowning Hegde's comments, the din continued. "Members have expressed concerns to which we would like to emphasise that the Government is committed to the Constitution".

Global News Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents
Author: 0 Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents

Police said they were "investigating the behaviour" of the driver of the other vehicle just prior to the accident after talking to witnesses. Onlookers managed to pull both sisters to safety before both cars were engulfed in flames. The NSW state road toll is now at 21, and police are warning drivers about "fatigue and complacency" while behind the wheel. "Today, for example, flawless driving conditions right throughout the New South Wales road network and drivers are taking these ...

Global News States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases
Author: 0 States Report Widespread Increase in Flu Cases

Jonesboro Doctor Kasey Holder says the vaccine is only 40 to 60 percent effective on a good year. "When someone has influenza, it will reduce, in most cases, the duration of the symptoms by a day or two". This year, there is again an option for a trivalent (3-strain) vaccine, which protects from the three most common flu strains, or the quadrivalent (4-strain) vaccine, which includes one additional strain.

Global News Suspect in Nebraska triple homicide arrested in Tennessee
Author: 0 Suspect in Nebraska triple homicide arrested in Tennessee

The state is also where Dalton was found after the fatal 1998 shooting of his wife, Shannon. Police say Dalton should be considered armed and unsafe. Investigators confirm three people are dead after a shooting near 37th and Spaulding streets around 8 p.m. Tuesday. Dalton Sr. and Jean Dalton were Dalton Jr.'s parents and Leonna was Dalton Jr.'s niece, according to Omaha police.

Global News Arctic high brings a cold end to the week
Author: 0 Arctic high brings a cold end to the week

Locations centered inside the WYMT viewing area and north have been able to receive a little bit more sunshine today . As mentioned yesterday, models remain all over the place once you get halfway through the weekend. Several disturbances continue to work through northeast Kansas for the rest of the year however there isn't a lot of moisture for them to work with. The deep freeze continues as we head into January.

Author: 0 Less Than 1000 ISIS fighters Remain in Iraq and Syria, Coalition Says

It has rejected similar Russian allegations in the past, saying Washington remains committed to killing off Islamic State and denying it safe havens. Russian Federation says the US base is illegal and that it and the area around it have become "a black hole" where militants operate unhindered.

Global News Jairam Thakur swearing in ceremony today; PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend
Author: 0 Jairam Thakur swearing in ceremony today; PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend

The chief minister has tried to accord a fair representation to all communities of Himachal Pradesh in the cabinet. All the ministers took the oath in Hindi, except Bhardwaj and Gobind Thakur, who took the oath in Sanskrit. The Congress won 21 seats, independents two and the Communist Party of India-Marxist one. During the ceremony, Thakur, did not wear the trademark maroon flap cap of the BJP, like two-time Chief Minister Dhumal, who was defeated in the elections.

Global News Local gas prices rising as 2017 draws to close
Author: 0 Local gas prices rising as 2017 draws to close

Nationally, gas prices have gone down over the last month and stayed pretty flat over the last week. The average price of gasoline dropped in CT including in Hartford County by 4 cents, according to a daily study by GasBuddy. Georgia: the highest average price was $2.76 on September 12. The highest price on record is $4.11 a gallon, recorded in July 2008. "With the New Year set to roll in accompanied by a strong cold front, I'd expect gasoline demand to weaken, thus softening the outlook ...

Global News Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health
Author: 0 Family of British woman jailed in Egypt fear for her mental health

Plummer claims that she obtained Tramadol for her Egyptian partner, Omar Abdel Azim, who suffers from back pain. A spokesman from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: "We will continue to provide assistance to Laura and her family following the court ruling in Egypt , and our embassy is in regular contact with the Egyptian authorities".

Global News Prisoner swap in Donbas over: 74 Ukrainians going home
Author: 0 Prisoner swap in Donbas over: 74 Ukrainians going home

The hostage exchange at the Mayorsk control gate in the Donetsk region was attended by Ukrainian authorities and representatives of the separatists, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ( OSCE ), and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

Global News Bodies Found in Philippine Mall Fire
Author: 0 Bodies Found in Philippine Mall Fire

THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) will be looking into the possible violation of safety and health standards by NCCC mall management in its operations after a fire that broke out Saturday, December 23, killed at least 37 people.

Global News Duke vs. Northern Illinois Live Stream
Author: 0 Duke vs. Northern Illinois Live Stream

The Blue Devils also yielded almost 80 fewer yards per week than last season, finishing third in that category in the ACC (335.4 yards per game). "We let up for a little while, and they took advantage of our mistakes", Duke linebacker Joe Giles-Harris said.

Global News Turkey sacks some 2700 more public sector workers
Author: 0 Turkey sacks some 2700 more public sector workers

Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) - the group behind last year's defeated coup in Turkey - is led by Fetullah Gulen, who has been living in a self-imposed exile in the United States since 1999. According to the decree, female suspects and convicts are exempt from wearing the uniform. The decision comes months after a defendant accused of links to the coup wore a T-shirt with the word "hero" emblazoned on it, sparking a public outcry.

Global News The Library of Congress Will No Longer Be Archiving All Public Tweets
Author: 0 The Library of Congress Will No Longer Be Archiving All Public Tweets

We're looking at Twitter from a research and scholarship perspective as providing a reflection of everyday life as well as showing the development and impact of significant events. The institution is also working with Twitter on how to handle public tweets that were later deleted. Researchers and archivists were delighted when the archive was first announced.

Global News Netanyahu: 'God Bless' Guatemala Over Jerusalem Move
Author: 0 Netanyahu: 'God Bless' Guatemala Over Jerusalem Move

President Donald Trump in ordering the change. In a statement, Netanyahu praised Morales' decision and said that he was waiting in Jerusalem. "It's a shameful and illegal act that goes totally against the wishes of church leaders in Jerusalem" and of a non-binding UN General Assembly resolution condemning the United States recognition, the ministry said in a statement.

Global News Homeowners Rush to Prepay 2018 Property-Tax Bills
Author: 0 Homeowners Rush to Prepay 2018 Property-Tax Bills

By doing this, it's possible some property owners could deduct their local property taxes from their federal tax bill under existing tax rules before new regulations that place restrictions on property tax deductions go into effect in 2018.

Author: 0 Found Dead In Basement Apartment In Upstate New York

The victims were found in the basement apartment. "The deaths appear suspicious ", Troy Police Capt. Daniel DeWolf said, according to theTimes Union. "Especially at this time of year". A block of Second Avenue has reportedly been shut down while police investigate. So far, no arrests have been made, and police have not identified the victims by name.

Global News Arizona Diamondbacks prospect surprises parents and pays off their mortgage for Christmas
Author: 0 Arizona Diamondbacks prospect surprises parents and pays off their mortgage for Christmas

I am so thankful. He was able to pay off their debt with some of the proceeds from a $5 million bonus signing bonus he earned in June after was drafted by the Diamondbacks. "Merry Christmas!" Smith, a first baseman, was drafted No. 7 overall. Smith, a University of Virginia product, saw his first professional action in 2017 for Arizona's low-A affiliate, the Hillsboro (Oregon) Hops.

Global News Lifelong best friends discover they're brothers
Author: 0 Lifelong best friends discover they're brothers

Macfarlane turned to family history and DNA-matching websites after unsuccessful searches on the internet and social media, Honolulu news station KHON-TV reported. His good friend, Robinson, went by Robi and flew 737s as a pilot for Aloha Airlines. Ironically, Robinson also used Ancestry.com to find out answers about his family.

Author: 0 United States police remove white supremacist group's memorial to Justine Ruszczyk

The memorial was placed in front of the 5th Precinct, where Noor was assigned - and consisted of a framed portrait, 12 candles, roses and signs reading "United We Stand". By Saturday, the shrine was vandalized, and by Christmas Day it was removed by police, as it became clear that the memorial was probably erected by a white nationalist group.

Global News Kwanzaa Celebration Draws Crowd to Jefferson School
Author: 0 Kwanzaa Celebration Draws Crowd to Jefferson School

Created in 1966 by noted black American scholar, educator and activist Maulana Karenga as a way of defining a unique black American identity and promoting black Americans' knowledge of their African history and past, Kwanzaa is becoming increasingly popular, even being celebrated on many college campuses.

Global News U.S. sanctions two N Koreans over missile program: statement
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions two N Koreans over missile program: statement

The Treasury Department's latest step follows a decision by the United Nations Security Council last Friday to impose new stronger sanctions on North Korea to halt its ability to raise illicit funds. South Korea has also said it expects North Korea to open negotiations with the U.S. in 2018, although it is unlikely Kim will totally abandon his weapons programme.

Global News Woman, 2 Kids Dead in Christmas Standoff in Arizona
Author: 0 Woman, 2 Kids Dead in Christmas Standoff in Arizona

The suspect then told police that he'd shot two children inside the home, officers said. In hopes that one or both of the children were alive, police allowed negotiations for the man's surrender to continue for hours, Howard said. Police mentioned that the gunman and the woman used to be in a relationship. A second male officer, 34 years old with 11 years of service, fired one shot after entering the apartment.

Global News Google might set up Pixel 2 retail stores in India
Author: 0 Google might set up Pixel 2 retail stores in India

They launched with 1,000 offline stores, but it looks like Google will have to do a lot more to ensure steady sales of its flagship smartphones in the face of intense competition. Along with Pixel phones, Google also plans to sell other products in the stores. Sources familiar with the matter suggest a final decision is likely to be taken soon and the first Google stores in India could be launched in the second half of next year.

Global News Democratic candidate seeks to halt Virginia random-winner drawing in tied race
Author: 0 Democratic candidate seeks to halt Virginia random-winner drawing in tied race

That letter asks the board to delay the drawing for up to two weeks until the court rules on Simonds' motions. The outcome of this race will determine which party controls the House. The recount had Simonds winning by one vote . Initially Yancey won by ten votes. The first name drawn from the bowl would be declared the victor. If the court agrees with Simonds, the draw could be postponed.

Global News Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up…
Author: 0 Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up…

But the North also was racing against time to secure full ICBM capabilities before new United Nations sanctions begin squeezing its economy, they said. "China is a major strategic competitor with the United States, I'm guessing that it probably was not the degree of actual detail of what we would consider in contingency planning that we would need to inform military operations", said Oriana Skylar Mastro, Georgetown University assistant professor of security studies.

Global News Recycle your old Christmas tree and promote new life in local lakes
Author: 0 Recycle your old Christmas tree and promote new life in local lakes

People are asked to remove anything that isn't natural from the tree, including lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails and tree stands. Additionally, be sure to tarp and secure your load properly. For the 16th year, Sedgwick County is hosting the tree recycling program, from December 22 to January 23. Local businesses can also drop off their Christmas trees, and for a small fee ($15 per truckload), businesses that sell Christmas trees can recycle their leftovers as well.

Author: 0 Trump on Twitter (Dec 26) - Healthcare, Hillary Clinton

President Donald Trump continued his assault on his chief law enforcement agency on Monday by calling the FBI "tainted" because it has reportedly included a salacious dossier about the president in the investigation into Russia's interference in the USA election.

Global News British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt
Author: 0 British girl 'by chance pleads responsible' in Egypt

Laura, from Hull, had her trial adjourned yesterday as she wept in the dock after accidentally pleading guilty due to a mix-up with her interpreter. She will probably be dead if she has to stay in there for three years. "She had only 320 pills - even the plane ticket is nearly double the price of those pills". An appeal will not be heard for at least 60 days. Her lawyer told Sky News that the idea she was a drug trafficker was illogical as she made no attempt to hide what she was ...

Global News White Christmas Expected For Much Of New England
Author: 0 White Christmas Expected For Much Of New England

At this time, the bulk of the showers will move in and will all transition over to snow. The forecast is for a high temperature of just 16 degrees on Tuesday . The highest snowfall totals will be in northern in, with decreasing amounts as you head south. Indianapolis and areas along I-70 will likely see 2 to 4 inches.

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