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Winter Storm On The Way

Winter Storm On The Way

The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings in a number of states, including Connecticut , New York , New Jersey and Pennsylvania . She was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The former is expected to impact the Maritimes this Monday and Tuesday, bringing strong northeasterly winds that will create large wave patterns especially in Nova Scotia. Read More

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Utah teen brings homemade bomb to school

Utah teen brings homemade bomb to school

A smoking backpack was discovered in the cafeteria of Pine View High School in St. George, Utah Monday. Law enforcement officials are on the scene at the school. "A warrant was served on the residence of that juvenile and items were located that were consistent with the materials used to build the device placed at Pine View". Read More

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Pacific trade pact to be signed in Chile

Pacific trade pact to be signed in Chile

The argy-bargy over America's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminium is set to briefly take a back seat as 11 nations sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. Washington's exit meant a drastic downsizing of the original agreement - which with U.S. involvement represented 40 per cent of the global economy. Read More

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Maritime Treaty Opens Up Gas Field For Shell Joint Venture

Maritime Treaty Opens Up Gas Field For Shell Joint Venture

Australia and East Timor have signed a treaty ending a long-running dispute over their maritime border, in a move which could unlock billions of dollars in revenue from offshore oil and gas. This ceremony demonstrates the strength of worldwide law, and the effectiveness of resolving disputes through peaceful means."Guterres said he hoped the treaty would "inspire other states to consider conciliation as a viable alternative dispute settlement". Read More

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'Sex and the City' star considers run against New York's Cuomo

'Sex and the City' star considers run against New York's Cuomo

Nixon, best known for playing Miranda Hobbes on Sex and the City , has not been denying rumors that she will run. NY1 statehouse reporter Zack Fink will have more on the story at noon on NY1. Ms. Nixon's celebrity would represent a unique challenge for Mr. Cuomo because of her ability to garner media interest. Speaking at a rally days after Trump was inaugurated, she said: "As LGBT people, we know how important coming out is, but I would argue that our coming out has never been more ... Read More

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Onodera: China defense spending rise a concern

Onodera: China defense spending rise a concern

The defence spending figure is closely watched worldwide for clues to China's strategic intentions as it develops new military capabilities, including stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and anti-satellite missiles. U.S. provocations in the South China Sea, tension in the Taiwan Strait and the United States, Japan, Australia and India forming alliances demand a rise in spending, it added. Read More

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NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland

NDPP, NPF both claim to form Govt in Nagaland

In 2013 the BJP contested 50 seats and in all its candidates except one lost deposits and it could not win a single seat and it was zero. Brinda Karat, an opposition leader blamed the left front's defeat in Tripura on the "unprecedented deployment of money" by the BJP and its Hindu nationalist mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Read More

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USA says time running short for NAFTA talks, floats bilateral deals

USA says time running short for NAFTA talks, floats bilateral deals

The steel and aluminum tariffs were recommended by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a report from his agency concluded that the glut of the metals on global markets was a threat to United States national security. "We have been mistreated by many". The European Commission has drawn up a list of retaliatory tariffs that would target about $3.5 billion worth of American goods, according to Bloomberg News . Read More

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MI records OT win over Iowa

MI records OT win over Iowa

The first game of the day will be No. 9 Wisconsin vs. They were doing whatever they wanted in the first half. The Wolverines embarked on a 13-1 run over the next six minutes as Nebraska missed 11-straight shots from the field. The tournament takes place a week earlier than normal, and gets a change of venues with New York City's Madison Square Garden playing host. MI has lost seven games this season. Read More

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Governor Hogan urges Marylanders to prepare for extreme winds beginning Friday morning

Governor Hogan urges Marylanders to prepare for extreme winds beginning Friday morning

Other parts of western and central Maryland can expect some frozen precipitation to mix with the rain for part of the storm, but the wind is expected to present the greatest danger. A high wind warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. LA PLATA, MD - A high wind warning is in effect for Charles County beginning tonight, March 1 at midnight to 6 a.m. Read More

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Almost 100K without power in Northern Virginia, strongest winds just beginning

Almost 100K without power in Northern Virginia, strongest winds just beginning

So far, the wind speed at Charlottesville Albemarle Regional Airport was sustained around 25mph with gusts around 35. The high wind warning issued Thursday was updated Friday to extend the wind warning into early Saturday. At 11 a.m., Dominion Energy reported 182,000 customers in Northern Virginia were without power, including almost 100,000 in Fairfax County, 16,000 in Loudoun and Stafford counties and 8,200 in Prince William County . Read More

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Futuristic mascots for Tokyo Olympics

Futuristic mascots for Tokyo Olympics

The official Olympic mascot is said to have a strong sense of justice, is athletic and has the ability to go anywhere instantaneously. The losing pairs were a lucky cat and a fox of Design B and Design C's glum fox and raccoon. Taniguchi's design received 109,041 votes, while the two other finalists secured 61,423 and 35,291 votes, respectively. He added that he was thinking about becoming an athlete and possibly trying to take part in the Olympics as a ping-pong player. Read More

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Iowa flu death toll triple what it was previous year

Iowa flu death toll triple what it was previous year

The predominant strain of flu circulating in Georgia and around the country is influenza A (H3N2). While this year has been a very bad flu season nationally, doctors say it hasn't been too bad in Iron River or across the U.P. Harting has also noticed a shift in the type of strain, trending more toward Influenza B, and "that's what we typically tend to see in the spring parts of the outbreak". Read More

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Netflix Debuts THE WEEK OF Trailer Starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock

Rock, who recently released his stand-up special Tamborine on Netflix , stars opposite Sandler as the father of the groom, a hotshot surgeon whose wealth, the trailer implies, will ultimately save the day. Clearly many of Netflix's subscribers are happy with him as well as they've combined to make his last three movies - The Ridiculous 6 , The Do-Over, and Sandy Wexler - among the streaming giant's most popular original content. Read More

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Kohli, Dhoni rested; Rohit takes charge

Kohli, Dhoni rested; Rohit takes charge

The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the 15-member squad for the tri-nation series on Sunday which took the fans by surprise as some of the big names were missing from the list. The triangular Twenty20 global tournament is starting on March 6 at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. MSK Prasad, chairman of the selection committee, said: "We've kept in mind the workload and upcoming schedule while finalising the team for Nidahas Trophy". Read More

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Anger, Fear Grow Over Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

Anger, Fear Grow Over Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

Since 2015 the Buhari regime has engaged in intensive secret negotiations, assisted by worldwide NGOs and the Swiss Government, that resulted in freedom for several dozen Chibok girls in two batches. The governor said he was not sure whether our children are in Boko Haram's captivity, but we are sure that Boko Haram took our children. He also said that it was painful that Nigerians were faced today with a government that had been heavy on propaganda and issuing of false statistics, while ... Read More

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Florida Governor's School Safety Plan Announced

Florida Governor's School Safety Plan Announced

The woman described Cruz's short temper and said he had the "mental capacity of a 12- to 14-year-old". "I really don't want that to happen". "I know he's - he's going to explode", she warned. Among other things, the governor's $500 million plan would create a "violent threat restraining order" that would let a court prohibit a violent or mentally ill person from purchasing or possessing a firearm or any other weapon under certain circumstances. Read More

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Indian surgeons remove 'heaviest' brain tumour

Indian surgeons remove 'heaviest' brain tumour

The Hindu news site reported that Pal's brain tumor had been growing for several years - most rapidly in the past year. The tumor had protruded from his skull, and his scalp grew over it. It is not yet clear whether or not Pal's sight has been restored following the procedure, but the BBC reports that doctors are hopeful that he will regain his vision as he continues to recover from the extreme operation. Read More

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Houston Health Dept. confirms city's first flu-related child death, officials say

Houston Health Dept. confirms city's first flu-related child death, officials say

CDC says there are signs the influenza season may be slowing down. Lexington's deadly flu season has already eclipsed last season's totals, and health officials are reporting additional cases. The prevalent influenza virus strain, H3N2, is known to cause more severe illness than other strains. According to the CDC, a good vaccine can prevent the flu in 40% to 60% percent of people. Read More

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Stoke-on-Trent woman charged after paramedics abused

Stoke-on-Trent woman charged after paramedics abused

A woman has been arrested in connection with an angry note telling an ambulance driver to "I don't give a shit. move your van". Kirsty Sharman, 26, also verbally abused paramedics when they attended a call in Stoke-on-Trent. We are seeing more and more abuse - this was not an isolated incident. She went on to tweet to a number of police accounts asking them, "Is there anything that can be done about this?" Sharman admitted leaving the note on the ambulance at 11am on Sunday. Read More

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Autism test could unlock much earlier diagnosis

Autism test could unlock much earlier diagnosis

Autism spectrum disorders , such as Asperger syndrome , mainly affect a person's social interaction and communication, with symptoms including speech disturbances, compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity and anxiety . " Our discovery could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention ". "With further testing we may reveal specific plasma and urinary profiles or "fingerprints" of compounds with damaging modifications,", Reader of Experimental Systems Biology at the University of Warwick and ... Read More

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State says more than 10000 Ohioans hospitalized for flu

State says more than 10000 Ohioans hospitalized for flu

The worst flu season in a decade continues to take a grim toll, with 22 more child deaths reported Friday, bringing the total to 84. Three of four children who died had not received the flu shot, the CDC's acting director said. Both strains influenza A and influenza B are circulating at the same time as said by USA Today. But in children, the effectiveness rate was 59 percent. Read More

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Winter Olympics 2018: Swiss skiers first athletes hit by norovirus at Games

Winter Olympics 2018: Swiss skiers first athletes hit by norovirus at Games

Jacobellis finished fourth. Julia Pereira de Sousa Mablieau of France took silver and defending champion Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic won bronze . Vaultier barely qualified for the final after crashing during the semifinals but recovered to win his second Olympic gold medal. In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang , South Korea, Korean health officials now put the number of confirmed cases at 261, as of Friday, with 111 cases reported ... Read More

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Watch 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars live stream online

Watch 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars live stream online

He's not an All-Star just yet, but Hield, a second-year guard from the Bahamas, is spending the weekend in Los Angeles , Calif., as part of All-Star Weekend's Rising Stars Challenge . It is the middle of February and Joel Embiid is still playing basketball for the Sixers.Now would be the proper time to knock on wood.After Embiid missed two consecutive seasons with knee injuries to start his career, and missed every game after January previous year, the Sixers' All-Star has become one ... Read More

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As Florida Shooting Survivors Beg for Action, Trump Opts to Lie Low

As Florida Shooting Survivors Beg for Action, Trump Opts to Lie Low

A grieving mother who directed her anger at President Trump on live television after the Florida school shooting isn't done shouting. "Guns give these disgusting people the ability to kill other human beings". The Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killed 17 people. "Action! We need it now!" The regulation, finalized in December under Obama's tenure, required the Social Security Administration to disclose information quarterly to the national gun background ... Read More

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