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Dangerously cold weather in the forecast for south central Montana

Dangerously cold weather in the forecast for south central Montana A big chill is expected Monday evening, as bitterly cold air moves in, with lows of around zero and wind chills plunging to minus 5 to minus 15 in southeastern Wisconsin and 15 to 25 below zero elsewhere in the state. South wind around 7 miles per hour will become northeast after midnight. - Minnesotans woke up to one of the coldest Christmases in more than 20 years Monday morning. [Full Article...]

PM Modi hails UP residents for contributing in bringing 'stable government'

PM Modi hails UP residents for contributing in bringing 'stable government' The 12.64-kilometre section of Delhi Metro's magenta line inaugurated today connects Noida to southeast delhi with seven other stations along the way. For better crowd management, all stations will have Platform Screening Doors which are installed ahead of the Metro coach gates. He was addressing his first public meeting at Noida after the inauguration of the Metro's Magenta line by Prime Mi... [Full Article...]

India's First Air-Conditioned Suburban Train To Ply In Mumbai

India's First Air-Conditioned Suburban Train To Ply In Mumbai On average, ten deaths of persons falling from Mumbai's local trains are reported each day. In the first phase, WR will ply 12 services five days a week. Besides a monthly season ticket, the AC train will also have weekly and fortnightly season tickets. A Mumbai Urban Transport Plan (MUTP) surcharge and Goods and Service Tax (GST) of 5% is levied separately on the final fare. [Full Article...]

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour The devotees in all the churches lauded the communal brotherhood of Kashmir and prayed for peace and prosperity in Kashmir. Special cakes were cut and candies were distributed among the devotees. Kashmir belongs to all of us and we live happily together. The Christmas celebrations began with midnight mass late on Saturday night in all the churches of Hyderabad. [Full Article...]

Dead In Christmas Eve Fire At Abington Senior Housing Complex

Dead In Christmas Eve Fire At Abington Senior Housing Complex The holidays tend to be a busy time of year for firefighters, Dennis said, because people are dealing with extra lights and candles in their homes. Firefighters were called to Clover Place in Lache at 8.40pm and found that one of the flats was "well alight", a spokesman said. [Full Article...]

President Trump wishes troops a Merry Christmas

President Trump wishes troops a Merry Christmas The calls took place at their Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Sunday, where Mr. and Mrs. Trump fielded questions from children dialing into NORAD's phone line looking to see where Santa was on his journey. "On behalf of Melania, myself, Barron and the entire Trump family, God bless you, God bless America, and have a very very merry Christmas and happy new year". [Full Article...]

At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow

At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow Their primary version of what happened is a technical malfunction that caused the bus to veer off the road and down the stairway. Other footage posted on social media shows the bus veering off one of the Russian capital's busiest thoroughfares and falling down steps before being stopped by the tunnel's roof, according to Sky News . [Full Article...]

Tonga absent from United Nations vote on Jerusalem

Tonga absent from United Nations vote on Jerusalem On Sunday, the United States applauded a $285 million cut that had been made in the U.N.'s core budget, after the General Assembly adopted a $5.396 billion budget for 2018-2019, just below the $5.4 billion that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had sought. [Full Article...]

Facebook releases tool to let users see Russian content they've interacted with

Facebook releases tool to let users see Russian content they've interacted with More than 140 million people were likely exposed to Russia-linked propaganda during the election, so if it did happen to you, you're certainly not in the minority. Facebook has been criticized for being slow the acknowledge the extent to which its platform was used by Russian Federation during the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Anti-talaq bill: Don't table without consultation, says AIMPLB

Anti-talaq bill: Don't table without consultation, says AIMPLB Sajjad Nomani, another board member, said: "The bill is anti-Muslim". Bebaak Collective, a women's rights group that played a pivotal role in the Shayara Bano case , has warned that "the move to imprison Muslim men will add to the prevailing insecurity and alienation of the Muslim community". [Full Article...]

Bihar fodder scam: Tejashwi alleges 'conspiracy' against Lalu Prasad Yadav

Bihar fodder scam: Tejashwi alleges 'conspiracy' against Lalu Prasad Yadav While Lalu Prasad had expected a favourable verdict, and had gone to Ranchi , where the special CBI court was reading out its verdict, with many of his family members, particularly Tejashwi Yadav, the outcome has gone against the man often hailed as the mascot of the poor, never wavering from his secular principles. [Full Article...]

'What was that?': Mysterious lights over California explained

'What was that?': Mysterious lights over California explained SpaceX launched a rocket and a streak could be seen across Southern California, as far as San Diego, more than 200 miles south of the launch site. Many people pulled their cars over to take photos and videos of the sight. "Successful deployment of 10 @IridiumComm NEXT satellites to low-Earth orbit confirmed", tweeted SpaceX, which did not attempt to recover Falcon 9's first stage after launch. [Full Article...]

Trump says Haitians 'all have AIDS,' thinks all Africans live in huts

Trump says Haitians 'all have AIDS,' thinks all Africans live in huts According to the Times report , Kelly and Miller became frustrated with Tillerson, blaming the secretary of state for the flow of people from overseas. Trump's effort to change USA immigration policy has been a disorderly and sometimes dysfunctional process, the Times story noted, but even as he has been frustrated by the limits on presidential power, his plans have gained increasing momentum a... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Commutes Sentence of Shlomo Rubashkin

President Donald Trump Commutes Sentence of Shlomo Rubashkin Mr. Rubashkin has now served more than 8 years of that sentence, which many have called excessive in light of its disparity with sentences imposed for similar crimes. Agriprocessors plant in Postville, Iowa, in 2008 . Large crowds were seen celebrating on the street in Borough Park, Brooklyn upon hearing the news that Rubashkin was to be released. [Full Article...]

FBI thwarts Christmas terror attack in San Francisco

FBI thwarts Christmas terror attack in San Francisco Court documents said when undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation informants and employees began communicating with him in October, he praised ISIS and the deadly Oct. Jameson said the USA needed "another attack like NY or San Bernardino ", adding that he wanted to use vehicles and firearms to carry out an attack. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau Is In Trouble Over a Luxury Trip to the Bahamas

Justin Trudeau Is In Trouble Over a Luxury Trip to the Bahamas Dawson found that besides the post-Christmas trip, Trudeau had also accepted a vacation on the island for himself and his family in December 2014, and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau set up a trip to the island in March 2016 with a friend of hers and their children. [Full Article...]

Ball boy steals limelight does unthinkable as Bristol City sinks Man United

Ball boy steals limelight does unthinkable as Bristol City sinks Man United Jose Mourinho's side were holders after winning the League Cup last season. The key will be managing to stay in the tie in a testing first leg at Man City's Etihad Stadium early in the New Year. "I have had good and bad times against them", he said, in quotes reported by the Evening Standard. "That's why they are one of if not the biggest club in the world". [Full Article...]

European Court of Justice determines Uber will be regulated as transportation service

European Court of Justice determines Uber will be regulated as transportation service In its ruling, the ECJ said that a service whose goal was "to connect, by means of a smartphone application and for remuneration, non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys" must be classified as "a service in the field of transport" in European Union law. [Full Article...]

European Union negotiator: Brexit transition by end of 2020

European Union negotiator: Brexit transition by end of 2020 Britain will need a transition after Brexit that will avoid businesses having to adjust to new rules and regulations twice. The transition period would amount to three months less than what Britain initially sought but the date dovetails with the beginning of a new multiannual budget which would leave Britain totally out of it. [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly considered withdrawing Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination

Trump reportedly considered withdrawing Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination Gorsuch, right, smiles following a swearing in ceremony with President Trump . Had Trump followed his impulses, that easily could have become one of the wildest and most self-defeating moments of his young administration. Richard Blumenthal of CT that he found the president's heated attacks on judges blocking implementation of his travel ban "disheartening" and "demoralizing ". [Full Article...]


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