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by | December 26, 2017 | 22:26

The city's previous record was 20 inches on November 22 in 1956. Dreaming of a White Christmas turned into a nightmare for some as holiday travel in Pennsylvania has been snarled by a record-breaking winter storm in Erie, Pa. "We had a very intense lake-effect snow band that set up over Erie County that dropped one to three inches per hour", meteorologist Zach Sefcovic told on Monday.

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:09

Snow has fallen in portions of northern Kansas and there have been reports of slide offs and accidents across the northern half of the state. During that period, MSHP troopers investigated 491 total traffic crashes, which included 125 injuries and four of the five fatalities.

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:22

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to protest the new tax plan will affect his life. "One thing leads to another", he told CBS 2. Strong, who agrees with critics who say the policy favors the rich at the expense of the poor and working class, was referring to the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul approved last week by the U.S.

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:42

Shocking new details were revealed during the sentencing of a former teacher and mother of five who pleaded guilty to having sex with a male high school student in IL. The 2015 case of a music teacher who had sexual contact with a male student wrapped up last week in Douglas County Circuit Court. Illinois' sexual assault laws and sentences are strict - for criminal sexual assault, which Myer was convicted of twice, the mandatory minimum sentence is four years but can span up to 15 on the ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:49

The Arboretum analysts deemed the tree a hazard, noting that its foundation had grown unsalvageable. The document from the United States National Arboretum also noted that "the high winds resulting from frequent helicopter landings complicates the future of the [west limb]", saying that it "may fail in an unpredictable way".

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:52

The weather agency is advising people to watch for cold weather-related symptoms, including shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, and numbness or colour change in the fingers and toes. The warning extends from the northern part of the province down past the cities of Saskatoon and Regina. While the Atlantic provinces were largely spared from the extreme cold warnings, much of Newfoundland and Labrador was subject to wind and blizzard warnings, as well as blowing snow ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:53

The resolution also banned the supply, sale, or transfer to North Korea of all refined petroleum products exceeding 500,000 barrels during an initial period of three months beginning October 1 and exceeding 2 million barrels per year beginning January 1, 2018.

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:21

Should he land with the Bucks, JaVale McGee will give the young team a legitimate big man who can hold his own in the paint, and help in defense and rebounding. In 28 games this season, he averages 3.7 points and 1.9 rebounds but he hasn't reached double-digit points in more than a month. However, he has only played a total of seven minutes in their past three games, including a DNP-CD on Monday versus the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:32

Officials said this is the 91st gun they've confiscated at the airport in 2017. A typical first offense for carrying a handgun into a checkpoint is $3,900. Firearms, firearm parts and ammunition cannot be transported in carry-on baggage, but can be transported in checked bags if the firearm is unloaded, secured and declared to the airline, according to TSA guidelines.

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:46

Hatch tweeted a picture of The Salt Lake Tribune's December 25th cover which featured a picture of him and the caption "Utahn of The Year". "For the record, I voted for @ SpencerJCox and @rudygobert27". "When President Obama designated the Bears Ears monument in December, he did so ignoring the voices of Utah leaders who were united in opposition, and even more importantly, ignoring the voices of the local Utahns most affected by this massive land grab", Hatch said in April, according to ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:17

These include unity, self-determination, collective responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. So, for anyone unfamiliar with the day and how it's celebrated, here's everything you need to know about Kwanzaa. The holiday is marked by 7 days of candle lighting to celebrate the 7 principles of the holiday, which CNN notes are "unity ( umoja ), self-determination (kujichagulia), collective responsibility (ujima), cooperative economics (ujamaa), objective (nia), ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 21:27

Police are looking for a male suspect and an accomplice after a vehicle with a child in the back seat was stolen from a gas station here on Christmas evening. The suspect has not yet been located but video surveillance caught his likeness. Wellington County OPP would also like to remind drivers to secure their cars and valuables.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:43

It has underperformed by 18.00% the S&P500. Tompkins Fin holds 0.01% or 880 shares. Advisors Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Pennantpark Floating Rate Ca for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $534.10 million market cap company.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:39

Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures and markets services and products for the use in transmission, distribution, and measurement of water in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 16 by TheStreet. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:07

Our crew at the scene has said three cars have been involved in the crash. Two people have suffered life-threatening injuries after a vehicle rolled over in Harwinton on Monday evening. A dog was also involved in the crash, however, the Harwinton Animal Control said the dog is now doing "OK". "He is now on his way to be with his owner", the Harwinton Animal Control posted on its Facebook page.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:48

Backed by BRICS partners Russia and India, China will soon take the top spot from the United States as the world's biggest economy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told RT. In response, North Korea strongly condemned the maneuvers. Lavrov says Moscow has asked Washington in confidential conversations if it realizes that USA allies South Korea and Japan would suffer the most if the North's nuclear missile tests provoke a military conflict.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:10

Femen described Vinogradova as a "sextremist". This is not the first time a feminist activist has tried to grab the statue out of the Nativity. "FEMEN demands from the Vatican to immediately release the activist, leave women alone and condemn pedophilia in the highest church hierarchy!" a post by the group reads.

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:12

Jadhav's mother, Avanti, and his wife, Chetankul, were accompanied by Indian diplomats during the visit. Singh was seen watching the reunion from a distance. BBC Hindi's Shumaila Jaffery in Islamabad says the women were brought to the Pakistan foreign office building amid tight security. "This was done in the spirit that Pakistan has nothing to hide and, like all of you, seeks the answers to many questions that remain unanswered", he added.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:23

But analysis by a leading Washington thinktank, the Center for American Progress (CAP), finds that changes to business rules will save Trump roughly $11m to $15m per year, while an amendment to the estate tax - the tax on the transfer of an estate of a deceased person - would potentially save his heirs $4.5m.

by | December 26, 2017 | 20:05

Kono was the first foreign minister of a major country to visit Israel and Palestine since the United States announced its recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital earlier this month. Netanyahu replied that cooperation between the 2 countries will lead to peace and prosperity. Trump's decision caused a dilemma for Japan, a close USA ally, which has maintained it does not side with Washington and will not move its embassy to Jerusalem.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:33

He was handcuffed as he was led up the stairs in the dock in the centre of the large courtroom. The first pictures of the accused have now emerged, as video footage showed him being driven into court in a prison van. Mrs Willsher's husband Malcolm described her as "lovely and warm", and always smiling. The statement continued: "We are not in a position to identify the victim at this stage, and we urge people respect her family's privacy and to avoid speculation and rumour on social media".

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:09

The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $104.11. About 783,593 shares traded. The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL ) has risen 25.87% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) by 38.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:14

Pnc Finance Group accumulated 2,408 shares. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Herman Miller from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Alabama-based Regions Fin has invested 0.33% in Visa Inc. Putnam Fl Investment Mngmt holds 0.26% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:55

It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500. 52,033 are owned by Raymond James Financial Advsr Inc. The company has market cap of $166.49 million. The companyÂ's product offerings include computerized neurodiagnostic systems for audiology, neurology, polysomnography, and neonatology; and software systems for managing and tracking disorders and diseases for public health laboratories.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:32

The stock has a market capitalization of $81,950.34, a PE ratio of 29.67, a P/E/G ratio of 3.14 and a beta of 0.98. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $186.63. It improved, as 23 investors sold AZPN shares while 97 reduced holdings. Among 8 analysts covering Aspen Technology ( NASDAQ:AZPN ), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold.

by | December 26, 2017 | 19:51

Bregoli signed with Atlantic Records in September, which was reported to be a multi-million dollar deal for multiple albums. It was enough for her to pay off her mortgage. Barbara Ann cried in the video while reaching for a hug. The moment went viral, leading to considerable attention for the teen. In her Instagram post, Bregoli referenced the title of her latest single, Mama Don't Worry.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:15

Deputies rushed to save the infant. The station reported that an out-of-town couple called 911. Anyone who may have information on the newborn baby boy left at the rest stop is asked to call Detective Billy Burleson at 352-368-3542 or Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:14

Some 2.2 million people are eligible to vote in the elections at more than 5,300 polling stations. Charles Taylor is now serving a 50-year sentence in Britain for war crimes committed in neighbouring Sierra Leone, but his presence has loomed over the election.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:22

Governor also pushed for the transparent functioning of entire administrative system in an accountable manner to promote public welfare. More than 33,000 panchayat representatives were elected in the 2011 polls. Since the Assembly was not in session, Vohra had promulgated the ordinance, so that no time is lost in commencing preparations for the conduct of the pending elections.

by | December 26, 2017 | 17:48

The recall, which is set to begin on February 1, is due to issues related to battery cables and powertrains within the vehicles. The documents on the NHTSA website state Aston Martin is recalling 3,493 DB9, DBS, Rapide, Virage and Vanquish models that were produced between 2009 and 2016 due to problems that can trigger the transmission park pawl to not engage, which could make the automobile roll and increase the threat of a crash.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:56

The greetings upon opening their doors were as warm as the food each was handed Christmas Day as volunteers from Forest Hills Presbyterian Church delivered almost 100 meals to local residents on Christmas. They have been wonderful to me. As Wilke prepares to go to the next home Kinney gives a thankful hug. When I was naked, you clothed me. Merry Christmas.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:19

Firefighters gather around the wreckage of a vehicle after it hit a curb, rammed into a light pole and crashed into a fire hydrant at Bowery and Canal Street around 1 a.m. The 22-year-old driver survived the wreck, but Bellerand, a Brooklyn resident, died after being rushed to Lower Manhattan Hospital. The unidentified driver, who was also hurt, was hospitalized in stable condition and charges are pending against him.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:46

Vinta made landfall on December 21 over the Mindanao province Surigao Del Sur. Vinta is already recorded as one of the deadliest storms to hit the southeast Asian nation. More than 250 passengers and crewmen were rescued. It was packing maximum sustained winds of 120 kph and 145 kph gusts, PAGASA meteorologist Chris Perez told DZMM radio.

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:27

Zhdanov asked the participants. Ms Sorokina said she was "a little bit scared". But I got prepared. Putin's representatives are expected to file his nomination papers on Tuesday. Shortly after the decision, Navalny called on his supporters to boycott the election, accusing Putin of rigging the system in his favor. Navalny rose to prominence in 2009 with investigations into official corruption and became a protest leader when hundreds of thousands took to the streets across Russian Federation ...

by | December 26, 2017 | 18:59

With the help of his family, Walter searched for answers for years through the internet and social media, with no luck. In a separate bid to trace his father, Mr Macfarlane turned to a family history and DNA website and carried out a test.