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Late-Night Hosts Are Campaigning for Trump's 'Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards'

Late-Night Hosts Are Campaigning for Trump's 'Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards'

The US President also indicated what kind of award categories the public can expect to see. Trump last week tweeted that he would announce the recipients of the "media awards" Monday. I don't think this wins the president a single vote or advances his agenda a single inch. They call the show "monotonous ... liberal dogma", "a fake news show" and "political propaganda disguised as entertainment" respectively. Read More

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2 injured in subway explosion in Sweden

2 injured in subway explosion in Sweden

Numerous illegal hand grenades found in Sweden are being imported from former Yugoslav nations, he said. Police declined to confirm that report , for which the newspaper named no sources. Police in Sweden say a man has been seriously injured after an explosion at a Stockholm subway station. Police have cordoned off an area outside the entrance to the metro station Varby Gard, and are investigating the incident. Read More

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Jaish's IED attack kills 4 cops in Sopore

Jaish's IED attack kills 4 cops in Sopore

Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed the responsibility for the attack, according to a local news agency. "The IED was planted beneath a shop", Greater Kashmir quoted an unidentified official as saying. "My deepest condolences to their families". The policemen were patrolling the area in view of a separatist-sponsored strike there. The IED blast killed 4 cops. Read More

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Plane vanishes from radar mid-flight to Texas; Coast Guard search underway

Plane vanishes from radar mid-flight to Texas; Coast Guard search underway

The FAA is investigating the disappearance of a single engine plane piloted by Bill Kinsinger that took off from Oklahoma City with a flight plan to Georgetown, Texas, News 9 reported . "Very empathetic to everyone he volunteered with encouraging us to 'save some more'". According to tracking data from FlightAware, as the aircraft approached its destination, it veered slightly to the left and then proceeded on a constant heading, bypassing its intended destination and continuing to the ... Read More

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Trump border plan could prompt gov't shutdown, Democrat Durbin warns

Trump border plan could prompt gov't shutdown, Democrat Durbin warns

The president spoke about the future of the DACA program, the Obama-era program that affects dreamers who are young people who were brought to the country illegally as children. The White House has demanded that funds to build the wall are included in any legislation meant to help DACA recipients. 'This is not going to get us the whole wall we need, but it's a start, ' she said. Read More

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Fodder scam: RJD Chief Lalu Prasad sentenced to 3.5 years in jail

Fodder scam: RJD Chief Lalu Prasad sentenced to 3.5 years in jail

The other convicts in the case - Phool Chand, Mahesh Prasad, Bake Julious, Sunil Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sudhir Kumar and Raja Ram - were sentenced to three and a half years in jail and levied a fine of Rs 5 lakh each, reported ANI. However, former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra was acquitted. The Special CBI Court was supposed to sentence the convicts on January 3. According to legal experts, Lalu Prasad could apply for bail immediately at the lower court itself if the quantum of ... Read More

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Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20

Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20

The deadly attack comes a week after 41 people were killed and 84 others injured in an IS attack that targeted Shiites in Kabul. Witnesses told RFE/RL that the blast could be heard throughout the capital. Tolo News reported that local residents had participated in a street demonstration in the area earlier in the day. In December alone, IS claimed three attacks that killed dozens of civilians. Read More

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Sears to Close An Additional 100+ Stores

Sears to Close An Additional 100+ Stores

Liquidation sales will begin as soon as next Friday at the stores. In November, Sears announced that the city's other Kmart, on Henderson Drive, would be closing this month. During the most recent closings, the company shuttered Kmarts in Whitehall and South Whitehall Townships. But the Bellingham and Burlington Macy's stores and the Bellingham Kmart are safe for now. Read More

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Indian held for 'sexually assaulting' woman on U.S. flight

Indian held for 'sexually assaulting' woman on U.S. flight

A 34-year-old Indian national was arrested and charged for sexually abusing a woman onboard a flight in MI on Thursday, reported The Washington Post . He also said he unzipped her trousers and tried to digitally penetrate her but failed, according to the complaint. Ramamoorthy has been charged with aggravated sexual abuse and held without bail after an appearance in federal court in MI on Thursday. Read More

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Mega Millions, Powerball kick off new year with jackpots totaling $783M

Mega Millions, Powerball kick off new year with jackpots totaling $783M

If you're a lottery player- make sure you buy your tickets today. The Powerball jackpot is $440 million, and Mega Millions is up to $343 million. Indeed, Business Insider looked at the similarly large jackpots before last weekend's drawings and concluded that, even though the headline prizes are getting pretty big, the math suggests buying a ticket is not a winning bet . Read More

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New Year to start off with unsafe wind chills

New Year to start off with unsafe wind chills

Dress in layers and wear a hat, mittens and a scarf. Be safe and Happy New Year! "It's downright bitter cold", he said. A slight chance (20 percent) of stray snow showers in the early evening, especially south of the city. Skies will be clear for New Year's Eve night. Very cold wind chills are expected in some areas, particularly western Maryland, according to the NWS. Read More

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South Korea seizes second ship transferring oil to North

South Korea seizes second ship transferring oil to North

The seizure is the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the United Nations steps up efforts to squeeze oil supplies to the North. It is the second known vessel under probe by South Korea on suspicions of ship-to-ship supplies of petroleum products to North Korea, banned under the worldwide sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs. Read More

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'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home

'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home

The publication reported that the banner was put up by the daughters of the couple staying in the home neighboring Pence's vacation retreat and their girlfriends. As Indiana governor, Pence signed into law a controversial bill that advocates said would allow businesses to discriminate against members of the LGBTQ community called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act . Read More

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12 dead in fast-moving New York City apartment fire

12 dead in fast-moving New York City apartment fire

Fueled by strong gusts of frigid wind, the flames quickly raced through the building. More than 160 firefighters responded to the four-alarm blaze. The water from firefighters' hoses could be seen turning to ice on the ground. "Based on the research we have at this moment, it does not appear there was anything problematic about the building or the fire safety in the building". Read More

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'Bundle Up!': Trump Mocks Paris Climate Accord as His Hometown Freezes

'Bundle Up!': Trump Mocks Paris Climate Accord as His Hometown Freezes

There's the old saying about taking horses to the water. Trump also told the Times he wasn't anxious about the uncertainty concerning when the Mueller investigation might be concluded. But there were also those who tried to show Trump the folly of his reasoning. The past three years are believed to be the hottest on record. Climate refers to the conditions in general and over a long period of time , while weather refers to the short-term conditions. Read More

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IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha'ar HaNegev

IDF Retaliates After Gaza Rocket Hits Kibbutz Sha'ar HaNegev

Palestinian militants fired three rockets at southern Israel, two of which were intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defence system, the army said. According to Aljezera, there were no immediate reports of casualties. Palestinian factions Hamas and Islamic Jihad had declared Friday as another " day of rage " following the controversial decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Read More

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Trump 'disappointed' in China over NKorea sanctions

Trump 'disappointed' in China over NKorea sanctions

The Trump administration has led a drive to step up global sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's efforts to develop nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States. US reconnaissance satellites have spotted Chinese ships selling oil to North Korean vessels on the West Sea around 30 times since October. Overhead images appear to show ships from the two countries shackled together for a fuel transfer in the West Sea off China. Read More

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