• Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York City, 2 injured
Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York City, 2 injured

Completed in 1983, Trump Tower was designed by American architect Der Scutt and has zigzagging glass facade, with stepped terraces topped with trees midway up. "The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job", tweeted Eric Trump, the president's son. NY time, reportedly by Secret Service agents .

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  • Heavy security in Delhi for Mevani's rally
Heavy security in Delhi for Mevani's rally

The Parliament Street has been fortified and water cannon vehicles have been deployed, he said. As many as 42 organisation - parties, associations and student groups - took part in the rally. However, the organisers have confirmed to PTI that they would be going ahead with their plan. The rally also sought to highlight issues like educational rig...

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  • Kia's Niro EV concept is a battery-powered 201bhp small SUV
Kia's Niro EV concept is a battery-powered 201bhp small SUV

Woong-cheol Yang, Vice Chairman and Head of Hyundai-Kia R&D Center. A production-ready all-electric version would complete the set and see the company move closer towards Kia and sister brand Hyundai's vow to offer 31 electrified vehicles by 2020.

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  • See Teacher Get Handcuffed After Criticizing School Superintendent's Raise
See Teacher Get Handcuffed After Criticizing School Superintendent's Raise

Based on her face and the faces of those around her, there appeared to be tensions between those sitting in the crowd and the school board as teacher pay and salaries were being discussed. The Abbeville Police Department says they have received numerous emails and phone calls about the arrest but all questions concerning this incident should be m...

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  • Alligators Have The Most Bizarre Way Of Surviving In A Frozen Pond
Alligators Have The Most Bizarre Way Of Surviving In A Frozen Pond

They'll stick their nose above the surface at just the right moment and allow the water to freeze around it. The ice in finally beginning to melt away, and soon these guys will be saying "see ya later alligator" to hibernation and the cold temps.

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  • Wash. deputy shot during foot pursuit dies
Wash. deputy shot during foot pursuit dies

A Pierce County Sheriff Department deputy died early Monday morning after being shot by an apparent burglar he was trying to catch in the Frederickson area. Pierce County Sheriff's Department set up tipline for any information about the fatal shooting of Deputy McCartney. A male suspect was found dead at the scene.

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  • Israeli Blacklist Documents BDS Groups to be Blocked From Country
Israeli Blacklist Documents BDS Groups to be Blocked From Country

Groups in Europe , Latin America and South Africa are also named. "By waging an all-out intelligence, propaganda and legal war on the peaceful BDS movement for Palestinian rights and by now banning worldwide human rights organizations and advocates from entry, Israel's desperate and brutal attempts to weaken support for BDS are already backf...

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  • USA faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests
USA faces criticism at Security Council meeting on Iran protests

More than a week of unrest has seen 22 people die and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials, in the biggest anti-government protests for almost a decade. "We will not be quiet", she told the meeting. "It is right and proper - indeed, our responsibility ... to assess whether a situation like this could become a threat to global ...

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  • Trump Postpones Fake News Awards To Jan 17 To Fulfill Great 'Anticipation'
Trump Postpones Fake News Awards To Jan 17 To Fulfill Great 'Anticipation'

President Trump on Tuesday night claimed he will announce awards for the most "dishonest" and "corrupt" media of the year. Maybe-maybe-there was a chance that we would, for at least a couple minutes, stop paying attention to Donald Trump .

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  • Meet the Activists Who Walked the Golden Globes Red Carpet
Meet the Activists Who Walked the Golden Globes Red Carpet

Meryl Streep will bring Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign. Susan Sarandon will bring Rosa Clemente , an organiser, political commentator and journalist who campaigns for media justice and voter engagement among youth of colour.

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  • Man dies in Sweden after picking up suspected hand grenade
Man dies in Sweden after picking up suspected hand grenade

The man, in his 60s, was rushed to a hospital but later died, while the woman, in her mid-40s, suffered minor wounds to her face and both legs, Olsson said. Police in Sweden say a man has been seriously injured after an explosion at a Stockholm subway station. Numerous illegal hand grenades found in Sweden are being imported from former Yugosla...

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  • Jammu and Kashmir: IED blast kills 4 policemen in Sopore
Jammu and Kashmir: IED blast kills 4 policemen in Sopore

The slain personnel were identified as assistant sub- inspector (ASI) Irshad Ahmad - a resident of Doda, Constable Ghulam Nabi - a resident of Rohama Rafiaabad area of Baramulla, Constable Parvaiz Ahmad - a resident of Vilgam, Handwara and Constable Mohammad Amin - a resident of Sogam, Kupwara.

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  • Missing Plane: Oklahoma City Pilot Might've Lacked Oxygen
Missing Plane: Oklahoma City Pilot Might've Lacked Oxygen

The FAA said during the flight, Dr. Kinsinger didn't respond to air traffic control instructions. Officials said there is a chance the plane lost cabin pressure and that the pilot fell unconscious, though an exact cause of the incident remains unknown.

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  • Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years
Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

The funds would be used in the next 10 years in order to expand the fences in about 1,600 kilometers that now cover about 1,050 kilometers, which would mean coverage of about half of the US Southwest border. Sen. He said that the administration was undercutting bipartisan efforts to help those protected by DACA with the $18 billion request and othe...

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  • Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term
Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term

The CBI court had on December 23 convicted Lalu Prasad and 15 others in the case relating to the multi-million-rupee scam. The counsel said failure to pay a fine of Rs 5 lakh each under the IPC and the PCA would entail another six months in jail for the RJD leader.

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  • Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs
Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs

There have even been five jackpot winners who have failed to claim their prizes in the last 16 years, according to the lottery data that's available. Folks have had shots at both big multi-state lotteries but so far no one has hit a jackpot yet.

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  • Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people
Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people

The death toll from an Islamic State-claimed suicide attack in Kabul has risen to 13, officials said Friday, adding to the carnage caused by the militant group in the Afghan capital. In the past few months the Taliban have also stepped up attacks. It was the third deadly attack claimed by the extremist group in December alone. The IS group has ga...

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  • Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down
Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said. "The ongoing investigation does not lead us to believe that the fire is in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him", the Etowah County Sheriff's Office said in a statement .

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  • Sears adds 103 stores to closure list
Sears adds 103 stores to closure list

Company officials say liquidation sales could start as early as late next week. Sears Holding, the parent company of both retailers, made the announcement Thursday. The Sears at the Berkshire Mall in Wyomissing and Kmart's last Berks store in Cumru Township have again been kept off the chopping block as the Illinois-based company takes steps to s...

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  • Roy Moore Accuser Sues Him for Defamation
Roy Moore Accuser Sues Him for Defamation

Leigh Corfman says Moore sexually abused her when she was 14 - a high school freshman - and he was a 32-year-old prosecutor. Wearing only undershorts, Mr. Corfman said she later arranged to meet Moore and that he took her to his home and initiated the encounter. Moore denied any wrongdoing and said he never met Corfman.

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  • Flier assaulted woman with wife in next seat
Flier assaulted woman with wife in next seat

Prabhu Ramamoorthy an Indian national has been living in the U.S. on the temporary visa and he was caught abusing a 22-year-old girl sitting next to him. Prabhu Ramamoorthy , 34, was traveling with his wife when the alleged incident took place. The entire incident took place in presence of the wife of the accused, who was sitting next to him.

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  • Pakistan will not accept any dictations from US: Sherry Rehman
Pakistan will not accept any dictations from US: Sherry Rehman

Washington confirmed it will withhold $255 million in USA military aid to Pakistan this year, a threat first issued last August when Trump announced his Afghan policy, which took aim at Pakistan and demanded an end to Islamabad's alleged support for the Afghan Taliban .

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  • British parliamentary committee recommends levy on take-away coffee cups
British parliamentary committee recommends levy on take-away coffee cups

The UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups every year. Disposable cups can not be recycled by the normal systems because they are made from cardboard with a tightly bonded polyethylene liner, which is hard to remove, and means they are not accepted by paper mills.

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  • Mega Millions jackpot up to $363 million
Mega Millions jackpot up to $363 million

On Wednesday night, players of the Powerball game will seek a $440 million annuity prize, or a $278.3 million cash prize. "The cold weather hasn't stopped those wanting to buy lottery tickets", said Corby Mead, manager of the Stogie's Discount Tobacco & Beer Downtown Store at 17 Washington Ave.in Huntington.

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  • Trump's strategy for dealing with North Korea is in shambles
Trump's strategy for dealing with North Korea is in shambles

The sales of oil or oil products from Russian Federation, the world's second biggest oil exporter and a veto-wielding member of the United Nations Security Council, breach UN sanctions, the security sources said. China accounts for the vast majority of North Korea's external trade and oil supplies. China's denial came a day after it blocked a U...

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  • IMA Calls Off Pan India Doctors' Strike
IMA Calls Off Pan India Doctors' Strike

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has directed the panel to file its report before the Budget session. IMA has asked the outpatient department (OPD) services at private hospitals to remain shut, whereas, government hospitals will remain unaffected.

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  • The Round Rock Police Department is searching for two children
The Round Rock Police Department is searching for two children

The alert doesn't describe the nature of the relationship between Miles and the children. "The second child is identified as Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Magret, white, female, 7 years old, DOB 1/31/10, 4'5", 75 lbs, curly brown hair, brown eyes, in unknown clothing.

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  • Alabama, Georgia to face off in national championship game
Alabama, Georgia to face off in national championship game

A close, moderately high-scoring game into the fourth quarter, when Georgia pulls away on the strength of its lines and running backs. Rodrigo Blankenship made a 38-yard field goal to give Georgia a 48-45 lead on the first possession of overtime before Austin Seibert forced a second overtime with a 33-yarder.

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  • Wind Chill Warnings/Advisories continue across our area into Tuesday morning
Wind Chill Warnings/Advisories continue across our area into Tuesday morning

Afternoon high temperatures will only reach the upper 30s and low 40s this week, even with sunshine most days. Factor in wind chills, feel-like temperatures will be well below zero tonight . It's still far out, and still very uncertain, but we'll continue to monitor trends. The coldest air of the season in tonight . Wind chill values are in the...

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  • Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea

South Korean authorities have seized a Hong Kong-flagged vessel believed to have secretly transferred oil to a North Korean vessel in worldwide waters in a ship-to-ship transfer prohibited by the U.N. "The government has been in close consultations with related countries and ministries to thoroughly implement the sanctions by the UN Security Counci...

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