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Fiery crash on IN interstate involved three semi-trucks

Fiery crash on IN interstate involved three semi-trucks Indiana State Police said the power lines came down on I-80/94 at Chase Street. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. All lanes northbound and southbound of I-65 at mile marker 43 (near the crossing of State Road 250) are now closed. [Full Article...]

New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies

New York City to divest $5bn pension funds from fossil fuel companies The city alleges the fossil fuel industry was aware for decades that burning fuel was impacting climate change . Mayor de Blasio said: "New York City is standing up for future generations by becoming the first major USA city to divest our pension funds from fossil fuels". [Full Article...]

Natural disaster of 5.1 magnitude jolts southern Iran

Natural disaster of 5.1 magnitude jolts southern Iran On Nov. 12, on the Iran-Iraq border there were two stronger quakes with magnitude 7.2 and 7.3 at the Richter. The U.S. Geological Survey says three earthquakes with a magnitude of around 5 have struck along the Iran-Iraq border. The region was rocked by a devastating quake last November, in which more than 400 people were killed and around 6,700 injured. There were no reports of significant da... [Full Article...]

Female lawmakers plan to wear black to Trump's State of the Union

Female lawmakers plan to wear black to Trump's State of the Union December 12, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The presence of the special guests will serve as a silent rebuke of President Trump , who denied allegations of sexual misconduct by more than a dozen women during the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Trump's FISA tweets throw Washington into chaos

Trump's FISA tweets throw Washington into chaos After yet another round of tweets by Donald Trump , #Sarah Huckabee Sanders was forced to explain his statements , as well as his current physical health . Apparently inspired by the segment's characterization of the law as "controversial" and linked to the Trump-Russia dossier, Trump wrote that FISA had been used "to so badly surveil and abuse the Trump Campaign". [Full Article...]

Chatham House: Nuclear weapons are vulnerable to cyber attacks

Chatham House: Nuclear weapons are vulnerable to cyber attacks Meanwhile, U.S. media have been exercised by comments by Ri Son-kwon, who led the North Korean delegation to cross-border talks on Tuesday and said the North's nuclear weapons and missiles are trained chiefly on the U.S. "We can not stand idly by as Donald Trump holds us all hostage to his petulant mood swings", said Dr. Bruce Blair, a veteran nuclear launch officer and co-founder of the Global... [Full Article...]

Trump touts a poll that's awful for him

Trump touts a poll that's awful for him According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday, 66 percent of voters said they believed the economy is "excellent" or "good"-a record high for the poll since it started asking the question in 2001". However, the poll results show 49 per cent of voters said Obama was more responsible for the state of the economy compared to the 40 per cent who said Trump was more responsible. [Full Article...]

Some lawmakers say current laws allow agencies to spy on Americans

Some lawmakers say current laws allow agencies to spy on Americans FISA Section 702 allows the U.S. government to pull in communications from foreign nationals but does not permit surveillance of USA citizens, even if they are suspected of criminality or terrorism. Exactly what he supports isn't completely clear. Backers of the Amash-Lofgren amendment said they wanted to restore the Constitution's Fourth Amendment protections against unlawful searches. [Full Article...]

Protest in Pakistan after rape, murder of minor

Protest in Pakistan after rape, murder of minor According to local media reports , the girl was kidnapped while her parents where in Mecca performing a religious pilgrimage, and her body discovered by passers-by, in the town of Road Kot, in Pubjab province. The barbarous murder of the girl, the 12th such case to occur within a two-kilometre radius of the city over the previous year, ignited a wellspring of anger among the city's residents. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government declares war on plastics

United Kingdom government declares war on plastics She highlighted the fact that the carrier bag charge brought in in 2015 had the "direct conseqence that we have used nine billion fewer of them since the charge". "We will direct our development spending to help developing nations reduce plastic waste, increase our own marine protected areas at home, and establish new Blue Belt protections in our Overseas Territories". [Full Article...]

Trump to let states pursue work requirements for Medicaid

Trump to let states pursue work requirements for Medicaid About 20 percent of Americans rely on Medicaid, and the policy shift could have dramatic effects on them. It also includes a specific section on individuals with substance use disorders, Brian Neale, director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, said on the conference call. [Full Article...]

Shilpa Shinde's Emotional Breakdown At The Press Conference

Shilpa Shinde's Emotional Breakdown At The Press Conference She shed tears inside the house, shed them again in front of the press, and then back when they were in the house. His precious items that can be destroyed are listed by other contestants, and it includes his snoopy shoes, dragon bracelet and family photo. [Full Article...]

Alligators Stick Noses Out Above Frozen Water During Hibernation

Alligators Stick Noses Out Above Frozen Water During Hibernation Experts also believe if someone mistakenly steps on these creatures, while they are frozen, the animals are most likely not going to react. After nearly being eradicated in the early 20th century, alligators have made a comeback in North Carolina. [Full Article...]

Expect freezing rain, snow Wednesday night into Thursday

Expect freezing rain, snow Wednesday night into Thursday Rain is expected to develop late this afternoon and into the evening, with the changeover to snow down to 5,500 feet occurring between 10 p.m. and midnight, according to the Weather Service. "We're monitoring the potential for heavy rain and possible flooding Friday into Saturday ", the service said on Facebook Tuesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Kia Niro EV: Is It More Techy Than Motory?

Kia Niro EV: Is It More Techy Than Motory? Kia says the concept achieves a driving range of 238 miles-matching the Chevrolet Bolt's EPA-rated range exactly. Kia also made it clear that it's getting serious about electrified vehicles. The study is powered by a next-generation EV powertrain that will be utilized in future EVs from Kia. Kia says the goal is "an innate sense of space and calm" inside the auto, which is enhanced by "s... [Full Article...]

US Teacher Handcuffed During Board Meeting For Questioning Boss's Raise

US Teacher Handcuffed During Board Meeting For Questioning Boss's Raise She was called on twice during the public comments section of the meeting and was told it was not a time for Ms Hargrave's several questions regarding teachers' salaries. "I have a serious issue with a superintendent or any person of leadership getting any type of raise", Hargrave said during the meeting. Fontana, who voted in favor of the final contract, said the board employs a city marshal ... [Full Article...]

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Sanaa

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Sanaa Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh's party named a new leader after he was killed by his one-time allies in the country's civil war, the Houthi movement, last month. The Houthi rebels, who are believed to be backed by Iran , stormed Yemen's capital Sanaa in September 2014. But despite the coalition's superior firepower, the rebels still control the capital and much of the north. [Full Article...]

Pierce County deputy shot and killed; new suspect description released

Pierce County deputy shot and killed; new suspect description released Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma where he died. Trudi and I are saddened and praying for the deputy's young family as they grieve the loss of their husband and father. The fugitive is described to be mixed race or white male, tall, thin with a large pointy nose, curly dark hair in a ponytail, and pock marks on the right side of his face. [Full Article...]

Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms

Democrat Steyer Says He'll Spend $30 Million on US House Midterms Steyer said he now aims to expand the impeachment campaign into a vehicle for "an unprecedented engagement effort" with young American voters in order to help bring about a wave election in November that ousts dozens of Republicans from office. [Full Article...]

Fire at Trump Tower

Fire at Trump Tower Trump Tower is a 68-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan in NY. U.S. President Donald Trump was in Washington at the time. Fire officials say a civilian was treated for serious injuries and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries. [Full Article...]


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