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It's Happening: Health Insurance Will Soon Be Sold Across State Lines It's Happening: Health Insurance Will Soon Be Sold Across State Lines
- January 05, 2018

Those requirements improve coverage, but they also raise premiums. The proposed rule would allow separate employers-in the same geographical area or in the same industry across state lines-to band together to form an Associated Health Plan (AHP). (more...)
Former NFL player advocating for Baltimore schools without heat Former NFL player advocating for Baltimore schools without heat
- January 05, 2018

Gov. Boyd Rutherford is blaming the local school boards. In it, he asks students - some of whom are wearing heavy coats - questions about the conditions and how cold it was in the school. Some schools hovered around 40 degrees inside. "Just in case anyone gives a damn", the caption read. As people reached out to Maybin asking how they could help, he pointed them toward a GoFundMe page started by Coppin State senior Samierra Jones that is looking to raise $20,000 to get space heaters and ... (more...)
Yemen's rebels say they fired missile at Saudi military camp Yemen's rebels say they fired missile at Saudi military camp
- January 05, 2018

The rebels later said they fired another missile targeting Saudi-backed forces along Yemen's western coast. According to the channel, Houthi missile troop movements undertook on Friday a test launch of a ballistic short-range missile at the barracks of the Saudi army in the area of Najran. (more...)
U.S. sanctions 5 Iranian entities U.S. sanctions 5 Iranian entities
- January 05, 2018

The sanctions further stipulates "freezing" its properties in the US. Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center, and Shahid Shustari Industries are being designated pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13382 for being owned or controlled by Iran's Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group (SBIG). (more...)
Extreme cold snap continues, warning issued for minus 40 wind chills Extreme cold snap continues, warning issued for minus 40 wind chills
- January 05, 2018

Environment Canada says temperatures will drop rapidly this evening, reaching lows near -20 degrees celsius. A cold snap is expected to chill the region from late January 4 through January 6, as a bitter cold northwestern-flowing wind develops over southern Ontario. (more...)
Report says 48000 newborns expected at squalid Rohingya camps in Bangladesh Report says 48000 newborns expected at squalid Rohingya camps in Bangladesh
- January 05, 2018

According to United Nations estimates, more than 655,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into Bangladesh after the Myanmar army launched a crackdown on suspected Muslim insurgents blamed for carrying out attacks on security posts in restive Rakhine state on August 25. (more...)
North Korea to reopen key cross-border communication system with South Korea
- January 05, 2018

North Korea stopped answering the hotline in the border village of Panmunjom, which is in the Demilitarized Zone, in February 2016, when South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye shut down the Kaesong Industrial Complex, which employed workers from both sides. (more...)
11-year-old girl hit, killed by train in Haines City 11-year-old girl hit, killed by train in Haines City
- January 05, 2018

ABC Action News reported the 11 year old girl having left Carmelita's Food Mart in Haines City and walking through the woods, when she tried to cross over railroad tracks at an intersection. Deputies said Yazmin was apparently wearing headphones at the time of the accident and was declared dead on the scene. The locomotive engineer, who won't face charges, said the train had been moving at 68 miles per hour when he spotted Yazmin crossing the tracks. (more...)
Chinese president Xi Jinping wants high-tech fighting force Chinese president Xi Jinping wants high-tech fighting force
- January 05, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has issued a call to build up a high-tech military, including the development of an elite fighting force that would use digital technologies, according to the China Daily. He was at the main venue of the mobilisation meeting, reported to be the shooting range of a unit of China's land forces. It's reported about 4000 troops gathered in other locations across China to hear the address. (more...)
New York City Cancels School on Thursday Due to Winter Storm Grayson New York City Cancels School on Thursday Due to Winter Storm Grayson
- January 05, 2018

In May, a man said by police to be high on drugs drove through crowds for more than three blocks , killing an 18-year-old tourist from MI. Known as bollards, the cylindrical metal posts will replace concrete barriers that went up after vehicle-related attacks in Times Square and Lower Manhattan. (more...)
All RCSD schools will be closed Friday All RCSD schools will be closed Friday
- January 05, 2018

Temperatures at 7 a.m. Friday will drop to " nine degrees with a sub-zero wind chill. Today was originally supposed to be the county schools' first day back after Christmas break. on Friday. Davison Community Schools, Lapeer Community Schools, Flint Community Schools, Owosso Public Schools, Bay City Public Schools, and Swartz Creek Community Schools are among the districts that will keep their doors closed on Friday. (more...)
'Fire And Fury' publisher moves up book release date to Friday 'Fire And Fury' publisher moves up book release date to Friday
- January 05, 2018

President Trump spoke publicly Thursday about his nasty feud with former senior aide Stephen K. Bannon, noting that the Breitbart News executive had praised him on a radio show a night earlier. "He called me a great man last night so he obviously changed his tune pretty quick", Trump told reporters on Thursday. "At the end of the day, what I said, taking out the expletives, he's for Steve. (more...)
Roy Moore accuser suing him for defamation Roy Moore accuser suing him for defamation
- January 05, 2018

Corfman has not received any compensation from the Washington Post or from any other source for disclosing Mr. Moore's sexual abuse of her when she was 14 years old", the suit reads. On the second visit to the house, Mr. Moore sexually abused Ms. Corfman. "Uh, I've never, uh, known this woman or anything". Finally, Corfman says she was subjected to hateful and derogatory remarks because of Moore's claims. (more...)
Israeli jets bombard Hamas positions in Gaza Israeli jets bombard Hamas positions in Gaza
- January 05, 2018

But Israeli forces said in a statement that "in response to the projectiles fired at southern Israeli communities throughout yesterday from the Gaza Strip, Israeli air force fighter jets targeted a significant terror infrastructure in the Gaza Strip". (more...)
'Bomb cyclone' pounds into US Northeast as snow storm hits south 'Bomb cyclone' pounds into US Northeast as snow storm hits south
- January 05, 2018

In Boston , Mayor Marty Walsh said schools would remain closed on Friday. "This will be a rapidly strengthening storm that is expected to produce strong winds and minor to moderate coastal flooding", the National Weather Service said Wednesday, after warning that the storm could result in downed trees and power outages along the East Coast. (more...)
Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon Trump demands publisher stop release of book quoting ex-aide Bannon
- January 05, 2018

But it is the United States president himself that is cast in the most unfavorable light - by a series of his top aides. The publisher announced late Thursday that it would move up the release to Friday due to "unprecedented demand". Each week, USA TODAY's OnPolitics blog takes a look at how media from the left and the right reacted to a political news story, giving liberals and conservatives a peek into the other's media bubble . (more...)
No data breach has been done, clarifies UIDAI No data breach has been done, clarifies UIDAI
- January 05, 2018

The Aadhaar-issuing body said the search facility is designed for designated personnel and state government officials to help residents. He was responding to reports suggesting a massive security breach when details of over a billion Aadhaar card holders could reportedly be accessed in return of Rs 500. (more...)
Bitterly Cold Wind Chills Prompt New Advisory for NE Illinois Bitterly Cold Wind Chills Prompt New Advisory for NE Illinois
- January 05, 2018

That cold, combined with winds gusting 20 to 25 miles per hour, will lead to wind chills as low as -25°. Temperatures will only rise to around 6°. Friday morning's wind chill, which will be about minus 18 when children are supposed to be waiting at bus stops, might cause local school districts to at least call for a delay. (more...)
Frozen iguanas are falling out of trees in Florida right now
- January 05, 2018

Members of media outlets tweeted photos of the event, including an iguana lying belly-up next to one writer's swimming pool. As Floridians grapple with record cold - and a blanket of snow in some parts of the state - there's a new complication that's more pressing than closing Disney parks and record lines outside hardware stores for space heaters: Iguanas. (more...)
Iran's Rouhani tells Erdogan 'protests to end in a few days': Ankara Iran's Rouhani tells Erdogan 'protests to end in a few days': Ankara
- January 05, 2018

The two leaders discussed the protests across Iran that have been ongoing since December 28, the source said. The comments were not immediately confirmed by the Iranian side. Erdogan stressed the significance of maintaining peace and stability in Iran. He also said that Iran was determined to deepen ties with Turkey, adding: "Tehran-Ankara cooperation and their active cooperation in Sochi and Astana negotiations contribute to the development of regional security and this trend will ... (more...)

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