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Bitterly cold air this week and snow chances

Bitterly cold air this week and snow chances Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 below zero in portions of west central Wisconsin and central, east central, south central, southeast and west central Minnesota. Winds: W 15-30 miles per hour. Wind chills near or below 0° for much of the day. Temperatures are forecast to moderate some towards the end of the week before another arctic blast arrives just before the new year. [Full Article...]

Political leaders extend Christmas greetings to Christian community

Political leaders extend Christmas greetings to Christian community Although Christmas is an important festival for Christians, people around the world beyond religious barriers celebrate the day with full fervour. Meanwhile, Christmas Mass was also held at St Mary's Church in tourist destination Gulmarg. [Full Article...]

Pellegrino and Wagner disagree over Austin clash with Lossl

Pellegrino and Wagner disagree over Austin clash with Lossl If they decide it was a stamp or a kick on an opponent that was unseen by the official that is violent conduct and he will get a three-match ban. The sanction comes after a clash between Austin and Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl . [Full Article...]

UAE says 'security info' behind Tunisian women travel ban

UAE says 'security info' behind Tunisian women travel ban That triggered angry reactions on social media and media outlets in Tunisia. Emirates said on Twitter it would stop its Dubai-Tunis connection from Monday following instructions from Tunisia. The close ties between Tunisia and Qatar as well as the existence of Muslim brotherhood in Tunisia are all issues that put Tunis and Abu Dhabi at loggerheads, especially at times when the UAE gears its fore... [Full Article...]

Trump's decision on Jerusalem "dangerous & insulting", Palestinian Christian leaders say

Trump's decision on Jerusalem President Donald Trump did the right thing in recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , said Dershowitz, as it "struck the balance that President [Barack] Obama had undone when he changed the status quo at the end of his presidency by declaring the Western Wall, the Jewish quarter". [Full Article...]

Bus plunges into pedestrian underpass in Moscow

Bus plunges into pedestrian underpass in Moscow Moscow police said passengers and pedestrians were among those killed in the crash. Horrific CCTV from the scene captured the bus veering off a road and smashing down steps into people. Officials said there is no suggestion it was a terror attack while Russian investigators said the driver told police the vehicle had started to move suddenly. [Full Article...]

Floundering Beverage Company Rebrands Around Blockchain and Its Stock Price Quintuples

Floundering Beverage Company Rebrands Around Blockchain and Its Stock Price Quintuples The small business, which produces a range of soft drinks on Long Island, said it was still going to continue making the iced tea based drinks but was "shifting its primary corporate focus towards the exploration of and investment in opportunities that leverage the benefits of blockchain technology". [Full Article...]

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy, who reportedly plans to retire

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy, who reportedly plans to retire He was, the Post added , former FBI Director "James B. Comey's right-hand man, a position that involved him in most of the FBI's actions that vex President Trump and in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state, a matter that still riles Democrats". [Full Article...]

Trump releases former Agriprocessors executive from prison

Trump releases former Agriprocessors executive from prison Rubashkin's supporters also included more than 100 highly placed members of the legal community, from the Department of Justice to judges and scholars. Many Jewish organizations in the United States also expressed their happiness at Rubashkin's release. Billionaire Hershey Friedman of Montreal purchased the meatpacking plant in 2009 and rebranded it as Agri Star Meat and Poultry. [Full Article...]

Trudeau Should Pay Taxpayers Back For Rule-Breaking Vacation: Opposition

Trudeau Should Pay Taxpayers Back For Rule-Breaking Vacation: Opposition Opposition parties are calling on Justin Trudeau to pay back taxpayers for his pricey trip to the Aga Khan's private island after the Ethics Commissioner ruled the Prime Minister broke Canada's ethics law over two all-expenses-paid family trips to the Bahamas . [Full Article...]

Raul Castro stepping down as Cuba's president in April

Raul Castro stepping down as Cuba's president in April The Cuban government announced Thursday that it will postpone a historic presidential election in 2018. A Castro will be Cuba's president for at least a little longer. While Raul was certainly more open to reforms than his brother, it will be curious to see what happens if someone not named Castro steps in. Some Cuban dissidents have noted what they consider "lack of leadership" by the Cuban v... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho keeps calling Bristol City 'lucky' after shock Carabao Cup exit

Jose Mourinho keeps calling Bristol City 'lucky' after shock Carabao Cup exit Speaking after the defeat, he said: "They were a bit lucky but fought a lot to be lucky". "But they played brilliantly, fought like this was the game of their lives, which it probably was, and I think a attractive day for football, because a team from a lower division won". [Full Article...]

Tie vote declared in pivotal Virginia House district

Tie vote declared in pivotal Virginia House district Attorneys for Yancey said the campaign believes one ballot meant for him was not counted. "Today's decision by the court was wrong, and Delegate-elect Shelly Simonds should have been certified the victor", their attorney, Marc Elias, said. [Full Article...]

Franken to Officially Resign on January 2

Franken to Officially Resign on January 2 Radio host Leeann Tweeden, the first woman to publicly accuse Franken of misconduct, said he sexually harassed her while they were both part of a 2006 USO tour. "I know in my heart that nothing I've done as a senator, nothing, has brought dishonor on this institution", he told assembled senators. Franken has not provided any more details on the exact date of his departure, but suggested he w... [Full Article...]

Trump talked of rescinding Gorsuch nomination after criticism

Trump talked of rescinding Gorsuch nomination after criticism Even some of the president's conservative detractors, so-called "Never Trumpers", lauded him for nominating Gorsuch to sit on the highest court in the land. Gorsuch's comments, on which he declined to elaborate publicly, were likely part of a bid to prove his autonomy from the White House. White House legislative director Marc Short told the Post that "the process obviously caused frustration"... [Full Article...]

North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons

North Korea Threatens to Arm Its Missiles With Biological Weapons The Asahi report comes a day after the White House published its National Security Strategy, a document that said Pyongyang is "pursuing chemical and biological weapons which could also be delivered by missile". North Korea is reportedly testing using anthrax on its missiles. A troubling report from Japan on North Korean missile pursuits and plans says that Kim Jong-un does not just want an ... [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan says will take Jerusalem resolution to UN General Assembly

Turkey's Erdogan says will take Jerusalem resolution to UN General Assembly A senior United Nations official said on Tuesday that Israel's killing of a disabled Palestinian man protesting against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital was "incomprehensible", but Israel said he had not been targeted. [Full Article...]

Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump

Twitter suspends accounts of far-right British group retweeted by Trump Fransen and her group Britain First attained global attention when U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted a series of anti-Islamic and inflammatory videos she posted last month. Tweets can still include hate imagery, but users will have to click through a warning to see them, the company said. "If this type of content appears in header or profile images, we will now accept profile-level report... [Full Article...]

White Christmas may be a thing of dreams this year

White Christmas may be a thing of dreams this year Yes, the key to the Christmas forecast is location, location, location when it comes to this front. While that's certainly cooler than the mid to upper 50s we enjoyed today, it's not almost as cold as the stuff we shivered to most of last week. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo wants guard of honour from Barca

Ronaldo wants guard of honour from Barca The Emirati city of Abu Dhabi will provide the stage for a mouth-watering final this Saturday, as the FIFA Club World Cup holders, Real Madrid , go head-to-head with the South American champions, Gremio , who will attempt to put an end to Europe's recent domination of the event, just as Corinthians did five years ago in Japan. [Full Article...]


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