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Alerts, Advisories Issued As 1st Widespread Snow Event Of Season Expected Alerts, Advisories Issued As 1st Widespread Snow Event Of Season Expected
- December 14, 2017

The Winter Weather Advisory for Otsego County remains in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Lakeshore counties are in a winter storm warning starting Monday at 10 p.m. Skies could be partly cloudy outside of the band, but it's still going to be windy and cold. Winter weather alerts have been declared from Florida to ME due to a combination of expected snowfall and anticipated wind chills that could dip into the single digits. (more...)
Trump Thanks Omarosa Manigault Newman After White House Announces Her Resignation Trump Thanks Omarosa Manigault Newman After White House Announces Her Resignation
- December 14, 2017

Stephen Colbert is "livid" about the White House reportedly firing Omarosa Manigault Newman , but not for the reason you think. Manigault Newman's departure from the Trump administration has been rumored since September - following a string of controversies that mirror her former reality TV antics. (more...)
AMC Theatres Sets Sights on Saudi Arabia AMC Theatres Sets Sights on Saudi Arabia
- December 14, 2017

But it has suffered economic effects from lower oil prices in recent years. Saudi Arabia, which is the ninth largest gasoline market in the world according to US Energy Information Administration, will continue to meet its demand through imports, despite mega-plans to add refining capacities. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho hails Jurgen Klopp for impact in his development at Liverpool Philippe Coutinho hails Jurgen Klopp for impact in his development at Liverpool
- December 14, 2017

There's no game that Liverpool would want to win more than their game with Everton , and they were in the driving seat to do that as they led the game. "That's why we wanted to bring the players we brought in", he said . "The second half we changed the system two or three times". Wayne Rooney dispatched the penalty to rescue a point for an Everton side that spent much of the game chasing shadows. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Cinemas After Decades-Long Ban Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Cinemas After Decades-Long Ban
- December 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia follows Sharia law, which is based on a strict interpretation of Islam. The country had cinemas in the 1970s, but they were banned in the early 1980s following pressure from religious authorities. Technology has made it increasingly easy to access cinema at home, and the country has a major bootleg movie economy that allows people to access prohibited foreign films. (more...)
World Bank To End Funding For Oil & Gas Exploration By 2019 World Bank To End Funding For Oil & Gas Exploration By 2019
- December 14, 2017

However, they've stopped supporting coal-fired power plants and thermal coal mining, and this new announcement will put a halt to the majority of all fossil fuel extraction. The International Finance Corporation started using carbon pricing in key sectors in January 2017 and will mainstream the same starting January 2018. (more...)
Why Georgia's Latavious Brini was arrested for forgery Why Georgia's Latavious Brini was arrested for forgery
- December 14, 2017

The arrest report said the bank rejecting the counterfeit bill occurred "some time later" after the July 14 purchase. Latavious Brini was taken into custody at the Athens-Clarke County jail shortly after 6 p.m. Additionally, Emerson notes a Georgia athlete arrested on a felony is immediately suspended. Brini is redshirting in 2017 and is the second Bulldog to be arrested since the SEC Championship Game. (more...)
Union minister faces passengers' angst over delayed flight, Air India suspends 3 Union minister faces passengers' angst over delayed flight, Air India suspends 3
- December 14, 2017

The flight carrying 100 passengers including Civil Aviation Minister Gajapathi Raju which is flying from Delhi to Vijayawada. After the protest and hue cry over the delay, the flight finally managed to take off after one and a Half an hour late. (more...)
Malaysian PM to attend OIC meeting on Jerusalem Malaysian PM to attend OIC meeting on Jerusalem
- December 14, 2017

He has also vowed to urge the OIC to cut ties with Israel . Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif are also accompanying the prime minister on the trip, said in a press release by the PM Office. Najib said last week that the USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital is unacceptable and that "we strongly reject the suggestion forever to make Jerusalem the capital of Israel". (more...)
Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Cinema Ban Saudi Arabia Lifts 35-Year Cinema Ban
- December 14, 2017

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been driving a program of social and economic reforms under the Vision 2030 banner, and rescinding the cinema ban is part of that drive. Hardliners, who see cinemas as a threat to cultural and religious identity, were instrumental in shutting them down in the 1980s. "When women were permitted to drive, I had my hopes up for cinema to be allowed anytime soon". (more...)
Casualties as bomber attacks Somalia police academy Casualties as bomber attacks Somalia police academy
- December 14, 2017

According to reports, several people are feared dead in the attack, with few reports claiming it to be around 13. A bomber wearing a police uniform detonated his explosive vest during a morning parade at the General Kahiye Police Academy in Mogadishu , a police officer told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Japan slams North Korea's missile launch over Japan Japan slams North Korea's missile launch over Japan
- December 14, 2017

Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from a key USA demand that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up its nuclear arsenal. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington is open to possible talks with North Korea but the White House says it must not only first refrain from provocations but take "sincere and meaningful actions toward denuclearization". (more...)
Senate and House GOP Make Tax Deal Senate and House GOP Make Tax Deal
- December 14, 2017

The administration planned to cut more than $2 billion each year from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, which provides small amounts of cash assistance to poor families with children; $4 billion a year from the earned income and child tax credits; and more than $19 billion a year from spending on food stamps. (more...)
Reported Chuck Schumer Sex Scandal Suit Is 'Completely False:' Ex-Staffer Reported Chuck Schumer Sex Scandal Suit Is 'Completely False:' Ex-Staffer
- December 14, 2017

This was an attempt to undermine and malign a news organization and a senator respectively, according to a report by Axios Media. Al Franken of Minnesota and Democratic Rep. She said the allegations are false and that her signature was forged. She claimed she didn't not know about the document until Axios took it to Schumer's office for a comment on the matter. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to Allow Movie Theaters After 35-Year Ban Saudi Arabia to Allow Movie Theaters After 35-Year Ban
- December 14, 2017

These include plans to allow women to drive vehicles and to attend events at all-male sports stadiums. Hardliners, who see cinemas as a threat to cultural and religious identity, were instrumental in shutting them down in the 1980s. 'It's spectacular news. We are in a state of shock, ' said Saudi actor and producer, Hisham Fageeh . Many involved in the country's film community praised the decision. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi has Freedom of Dublin award revoked Aung San Suu Kyi has Freedom of Dublin award revoked
- December 14, 2017

Dublin Lord Mayor Micheal Mac Donncha said he proposed stripping Ms Suu Kyi of the honour "a number of months ago on the basis of the horrendous treatment of the Rohingya people in Myanmar". Rights groups accuse Myanmar authorities of ethnic cleansing , systematically forcing Rohingya from the country through violence and persecution, a charge the government has denied. (more...)
Plane carrying 25 people crashes near northern Saskatchewan airport Plane carrying 25 people crashes near northern Saskatchewan airport
- December 14, 2017

Police now say all 25 people that were on a plane that crashed in northern Saskatchewan on Wednesday night are accounted for and there have been no fatalities. He said: "Right now our primary concern remains with the passenger and crew that we're trying to look after right now". Fond-du-Lac resident Raymond Sanger was at the community's bingo hall with his son when his son got a call about the crash. (more...)
Virat Kohli gets better response than Anushka Sharma on their wedding picture Virat Kohli gets better response than Anushka Sharma on their wedding picture
- December 14, 2017

After hosting a ideal wedding of their daughter Anushka Sharma in the picturesque locales of Italy, parents Ajay Kumar Sharma and Ashima Sharma returned to the country late on Wednesday night. The couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on 21 December, which will be followed by a reception for industry friends and cricketers in Mumbai on 26 December. (more...)
Amit Shah attacks Manmohan Singh; questions his silence on 'monumental loot' Amit Shah attacks Manmohan Singh; questions his silence on 'monumental loot'
- December 14, 2017

And this time Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah jumped into the ring. Five terrorists had entered the Parliament in a auto with labels of Home Ministry and Parliament to launch the attack. "My track record of public service to the country over last five decades is known to everyone". Singh's second salvo in three days was apparently aimed at ensuring there was no let up in the heat on the BJP ahead of tomorrow's polling in 93 constituencies of Gujarat. (more...)
Okinawa boy hurt after window falls off Marine chopper Okinawa boy hurt after window falls off Marine chopper
- December 14, 2017

The Marines Corps, whose Air Station Futenma is next to the school, has apologised for the "regrettable" incident . Okinawa, the southernmost region of Japan, hosts the majority of the 38,000 U.S. Three US helicopters were flying over the school at the time of the incident, according to Japanese media. The boy is said to have suffered minor arm injuries in Tuesday's incident. (more...)

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