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Troy mourns loss of homicide victims, following Saturday's arrests

Troy police on Thursday identified the victims as 36-year-old Shanta Myers; her children, 11-year-old Jeremiah Myers and 5-year-old Shanise Myers; and 22-year-old Brandi Mells . "It feels like somebody ripped us to shreds and we only have each other right now and we are grasping and holding on to each other for dear life". "I can only ask if you know anything at all, even if you think it... [Full Article...]

'Make America Gay Again': Mike Pence gets trolled with rainbow flag

'Make America Gay Again': Mike Pence gets trolled with rainbow flag He said the man and other neighbours have been "really nice" to authorities. 'When they said: "We're not here to control your free speech rights ", they came out with chili and began feeding them. Pence has notoriously supported legislation that critics say discriminates against gay people. The Mike Pence gay hate is so strong it almost destroyed his state's economy. [Full Article...]

Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back

Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back After all, Asha Kumari was indeed in for a shock of her life as she was slapped from someone belonging to bureaucratic divisions of a state her party ruled until a few days ago. When I raised my hand for defence, she has termed that as "slap" than I don't know the rest. Kumari won from the Dalhousie seat in the recent Himachal Pradesh election. [Full Article...]

United States could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap

United States could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap In June 2017, Trump chose to pull the country out from the single-most ambitious global climate accord to date, citing, like he did Thursday, the money being spent by the US on fighting climate change . In the USA alone, about $ 400 billion worth of climate-related damage was caused during the year, and there are still three days to go. The tweet certainly falls in line with his administration... [Full Article...]

UP: Egypt witnesses sad Friday after Mar Mina church attack

Islamist militants have claimed several attacks on Egypt's large Christian minority in recent years, including two bombings on Palm Sunday in April and a blast at Cairo's largest Coptic cathedral in December 2016 that killed 28 people. IS claims responsibility :Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack without providing evidence for the claim, while Interior Minister Magdy Abdel G... [Full Article...]

Turkey Completes Deal to Buy Antimissile System From Russia

Turkey Completes Deal to Buy Antimissile System From Russia On November 2, Director General of Russia's Rostec corporation Sergei Chemezon told TASS that the contract with Turkey on the sales of S-400 Triumf systems exceeded two billion U.S. According to Kommersant daily report on December 27, Turkey will pay 45 percent of the cost up front, with Russian Federation providing loans to cover the remaining 55 percent of the deal worth US$2.5 Billion. [Full Article...]

Iron Dome intercepts 2 missiles, one lands in Israel; IDF retaliates

Iron Dome intercepts 2 missiles, one lands in Israel; IDF retaliates Witnesses said Israeli tanks shelled a position controlled by Hamas in the east of Gaza city. Both of the intercepts were made above Kibbutz Alumim, close to the Gaza border. The Israeli military used tear gas and gunfire to break up protests on Friday. The al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported in that between January and May of 2017, Israel had seized five fishing boats, detained 14 Pales... [Full Article...]

Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion

Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion He has this unbelievable ability to win games on demand and I must admit, he was the favourite. "To beat Carlsen who has been so dominant in last few years felt like an accomplishment". The former world champion remained unbeaten through the tournament and came back strongly to bag the top position on a tie-break after a three-way tie with Russians Vladimir Fedoseev and Ian Nepomniachtchi at 10.... [Full Article...]

Oregon Bakers Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake Lose Appeal

Oregon Bakers Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake Lose Appeal They also argued Avakian's decision violated their rights to free expression as artists, their rights to due process and that the fine was excessive. "We lost everything we loved and worked so hard to build", Melissa Klein proclaimed following the incident. [Full Article...]

Stylist Allegedly Gave Fidgeting Customer a 'Three Stooges' Haircut

Stylist Allegedly Gave Fidgeting Customer a 'Three Stooges' Haircut Police arrested 46-year-old Khaled A. Shabani at Ruby's Salon in Madison , Wisconsin, after the alleged incident, which they said occurred on December 22. Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain accused Shabani of twisting the customer's ear because he was fidgeting and moving around. The stylist was later arrested on suspicion of mayhem and disorderly conduct while armed . [Full Article...]

Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists

Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists The blast comes a week after the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a training facility of the same agency, the National Directorate for Security, in Kabul that ended when the attackers were killed before causing significant casualties. [Full Article...]

Doug Jones says win is 'new chapter' for state

Doug Jones says win is 'new chapter' for state In a statement released Wednesday by the Moore campaign, the candidate insisted that the result should not be certified until alleged "election fraud" is investigated. After the U.S. Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal, Moore tried to block Alabama judges from issuing same-sex marriage licenses in the state right before they were set to begin issuing them. [Full Article...]

China Caught Illegally Selling Oil To North Korea By US Satellites

China Caught Illegally Selling Oil To North Korea By US Satellites China is Pyongyang's main oil supplier. "There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues to happen!" Trump wrote in a post on Twitter. Trump asked Chinese President Xi Jinping in November to cut off North Korea's oil supply entirely, the American ambassador to the U.N., Nikki R. Haley, said at the time. [Full Article...]

10 reportedly injured after blast rips through supermarket in St Petersburg

10 reportedly injured after blast rips through supermarket in St Petersburg A man of non-Slavic appearance, who was recorded on security cameras, left the bomb in a backpack inside a locker in a Perekrestok supermarket before fleeing the scene, the Fontanka news service reported. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Putin said he told the chief of Russia's main domestic security agency, the FSB, that agents who encounter resistance from terror suspects sh... [Full Article...]

US Resumes Visa Services in Turkey, Easing Diplomatic Strains

US Resumes Visa Services in Turkey, Easing Diplomatic Strains The U.S. State Department announced Thursday the full resumption of visa services with Turkey , after a suspension that lasted for almost two months. Although the embassy said it still remains concerned for its arrested staff in Turkey, the progress in ironing out differences may ease the perception of political risk, a key reason for the lira's weakness against the dollar in the fourth quarter. [Full Article...]

Is Arizona's flu season historically bad this year?

Is Arizona's flu season historically bad this year? This flu season, the CDC is only recommending the injectable flu vaccine, rather than the nasal spray. "Last year, we had a flu season that peaked in the first week of January so there was a lot of disease over Christmas". Centegra Health System's chief medical information officer and infectious disease specialist Irfan Hafiz said it is hard to predict how flu seasons might play out. [Full Article...]

Liverpool sign defender in world record deal

Liverpool sign defender in world record deal Manchester City were keen on signing the 26-year-old but working with Jurgen Klopp was a key factor in Liverpool beating the Premier League champions-elect. Dutchman Virgil van Dijk has joined Liverpool for a world record transfer fee for a defender. " 12 million to Southampton [was] a snip at the time! ". [Full Article...]

Prepay property taxes? Rockland will allow it

Prepay property taxes? Rockland will allow it Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday issued an executive order requiring that all municipalities in the state accept 2018 property tax payments and allow taxpayers to claim them on their 2017 returns as long as they are postmarked before the end of the year. [Full Article...]

Temperatures in the Teens Tonight

Temperatures in the Teens Tonight This is a minor system with low impact, however, we could pick up a couple of inches of snow. Otherwise, the sky will turn fair with a high temperature once again in the single numbers north and teens south. The next chance for snow will need to be watched for late week and into next weekend, but it is way too early to be sure how close this one comes to New Hampshire. [Full Article...]

3-Feet-Tall Terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray Killed in an encounter

3-Feet-Tall Terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray Killed in an encounter Deputy Inspector General of Police, South Kashmir, S P Pani said that "a cluster of houses at Samboora village was cordoned off" late on Monday night, following "a specific input". A police spokesman said Tantray, who was a close aide of the 2001 Parliament attack case mastermind Ghazi Baba, was convicted in a case registered in 2003 in Delhi. [Full Article...]


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