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Obama edges Trump as most admired, Gallup finds

Obama edges Trump as most admired, Gallup finds She has claimed the title 22 times, more than anyone else. While the president won handily among Republicans, Gallup credited Mr. "But the likelihood that she will continue to hold that honor in future years seems less certain, with her popularity at a nadir and the percentage naming her as most-admired the lowest in 15 years", Gallup said. [Full Article...]

Arizona infant dies after being bent in half by father

Arizona infant dies after being bent in half by father He allegedly told police he used about 65 percent of this strength while applying pressure to the baby. According to reports, Resendiz told the dispatcher he had just woken up and discovered that the baby was not breathing. The 30-year-old man, weighing 210lbs, claimed he did not realize the intensity of the pressure he was putting on his son's body until he stopped moving and went limp. [Full Article...]

DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power

DTE Energy Workers Heading to Puerto Rice to Help Restore Power Many in Puerto are expected to be without power until at least February (some until May ), but with extra support on the way, that timeline fortunately may get a little shorter. While PPL will have some employees and equipment in Puerto Rico, it will have "plenty" left in Pennsylvania to cope with any weather-related outages that occur here, the utility said. [Full Article...]

Turkish president calls Syria's Assad a 'terrorist'

Turkish president calls Syria's Assad a 'terrorist' But it has toned down its demands since it started working with Assad's allies Russian Federation and Iran for a political resolution. "It is absolutely impossible to advance with Assad in Syria", Erdogan told a news conference after meeting Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. [Full Article...]

Sandbag thrown from bridge hits vehicle, and teens charged with murder

Sandbag thrown from bridge hits vehicle, and teens charged with murder Twenty-two-year-old Marquise Byrd died Friday at a hospital. She said he had a 1-year-old son and was engaged to be married. She frantically called 911 when the sandbag hit the vehicle. This killing has devastated their family, Ms. King said. "My auntie has to bury her son". "We charged with what we thought was appropriate right now", said Lori Olender, Deputy Chief in Lucas County Prosecutor'... [Full Article...]

Impasse over PM's remark against Manmohan ends, another brews

Impasse over PM's remark against Manmohan ends, another brews Jaitley on Wednesday had sought to clarify that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not questioned the commitment of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Vice President Hamid Ansari to the 'nation'. Jaitley also said that the BJP holds Singh and former Vice President Hamid Ansari "in high esteem". Addressing a rally in Gujarat, Modi had said, "There were media reports yesterday abo... [Full Article...]

Trader's Buzzer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Prudential Financial Inc who had been investing in Marathon Oil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.67 billion market cap company. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.04% in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA). (NYSE: WMT ). Kentucky Retirement Insur Fund holds 39,058 shares or 0.54% of its portfolio. [Full Article...]

Singer Joy Villa accuses former Trump campaign manager of sexual assault

Singer Joy Villa accuses former Trump campaign manager of sexual assault Ms Villa said she saw Mr Lewandowski at a gathering at the Trump International Hotel on the day after Thanksgiving, and said one-time campaign boss struck her "extremely hard" even after she told him to stop. Villa, famous for wearing a blue "Make America Great Again" dress to the 2017 Grammy Awards, is considering a "congressional run for the state of Florida", and has launched an exploratory com... [Full Article...]

Motorist Films Fireball in the Sky Over Belmont, Massachusetts

A web camera on Maine's Mount Agamenticus captured the object flying through the night sky around 5:52 p.m. The falling object was likely no larger than the size of a golf ball. As it was very small, it burned up before hitting the ground. He said it looked so big and close that he believes it landed somewhere in ME, possibly in Sebago Lake. [Full Article...]

Malegaon blasts: NIA drops tough MCOCA charges against Pragya, Col Purohit

Malegaon blasts: NIA drops tough MCOCA charges against Pragya, Col Purohit Reacting to the dropping of MCOCA charges against Sadhvi Pragya and Purohit, Congress accused BJP government of pressurising lawyers to help the accused. Significantly, the court dismissed NIA's contention that there was no evidence against Sadhvi Pragya, saying it was hard to accept the claim given that her motorcycle was used in the blast. [Full Article...]

Lake Effect Snow Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory

Lake Effect Snow Warning, Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory Forecasters predicted wind chills from 5 degrees below zero to 30 below zero. Lake Effect Snow Warnings remain in effect for northern Cayuga, northern Oneida, and Oswego counties until 6 pm Wednesday. With that said, be sure to limit you and your pet's time outdoors, as frostbite and/or hypothermia can occur within 30 to 40 minutes if your skin is exposed with these type of conditions. [Full Article...]

Snow warning issued for Cumbria

While this news may excite some, it has also been warned that people need to be cautious in regard to the weather over the next few days. "Rain will bump in through some cold air across parts of Wales and the midlands, giving the risk of some hill snow, and some heavy rain as well". [Full Article...]

Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents

Home and Away actress fighting for life after crash kills both parents Falkholt is an actor on Home and Away . The actress has also appeared in fantasy movie Harmony, which is due for released next year. 'Home and Away' actress Jessica Falkholt and her sister are in a critical condition in hospital following a fatal two-car collision in New South Wales yesterday morning that claimed three lives. [Full Article...]

2 earthquakes hit Bay Area 3 hours apart

2 earthquakes hit Bay Area 3 hours apart Earlier Tuesday, an natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck southeast of San Jose. The quake hit at 10:32 p.m. and was centered in the Alum Rock area in the foothills east of San Jose. - USGS measured a magnitude 3.9 natural disaster Tuesday evening. The 3.9 magnitude natural disaster was about 5.1 miles northeast of Alum Rock, between San Jose and Fremont. [Full Article...]

UK woman jailed for smuggling painkillers into Egypt

UK woman jailed for smuggling painkillers into Egypt Plummer was detained and arrested when arriving in Egypt and her detention was prolonged twice before she was able to appear in court. Female prisoners are held 25 to a cell with a small hole in the floor as a toilet. The court case was originally due to be heard on Christmas Day but had to be adjourned because of Ms Plummer's condition. The family also explained that Plummer was forced to sig... [Full Article...]

Netizens Wounded by White House Decision to Fell Historic Magnolia

Netizens Wounded by White House Decision to Fell Historic Magnolia The White House will soon cut down the almost 200-year-old Jackson Magnolia in front of the building's southern facade, CNN reports . "After reviewing the reports, she trusted that every effort had been made to preserve the historic tree and was concerned about the safety of visitors and members of the press who are often standing right in front of the tree during Marine One lifts", Grisham tol... [Full Article...]

Angola's First Satellite Launched From Baikonur Spaceport

Angola's First Satellite Launched From Baikonur Spaceport Russian Federation on December 26 launched a rocket carrying Angola's first telecom satellite from the Baikonur space center with the rare use of a rocket from Ukraine, despite collapsed ties between the two nations. The satellite will be placed over the equator at an altitude of 36,000 kilometres. "After its launch, the satellite will take seven hours to go into the orbit and it will be under... [Full Article...]

Prince Harry sidesteps wedding guest list controversy

Prince Harry sidesteps wedding guest list controversy The former president's comments - recorded at the Invictus Games in Canada in September but broadcast on Wednesday - come at a time when Republican lawmakers are continuing to battle to undo his healthcare policies. " Harry has made it clear he wants the Obamas at the wedding, so it's causing a lot of nervousness ", The Sun reported , citing a senior government official. [Full Article...]

Suspected US Drone Kills Haqqani Network Commander in Pakistan

Officials in the political administration at Parachinar , headquarter of Kurram Agency confirmed the U.S. drone attack at Mata Sangar area, near the Pak-Afghan border. He added that Jamiuddin was travelling in his vehicle in Pakistan's Kurram region and that none of his associates were killed in the attack. Other reports were a lot more vague about whether the strike was in Kurram or Paktia, wh... [Full Article...]

Possible race record in Sydney to Hobart

Possible race record in Sydney to Hobart A protest could change the result of the line honors victor in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race after eight-time champion Wild Oats XI crossed the finish line first Wednesday in a tight duel with LDV Comanche over the final three hours. [Full Article...]


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