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Historic 2017 Hurricane Season ends

Historic 2017 Hurricane Season ends In late August, Harvey fell apart over the Caribbean, but fired back up in the Bay of Campeche to a tropical storm and quickly became a Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds on Aug. Three percent of Atlantic named storms occur outside hurricane season. We should have guessed when Tropical Storm Arlene formed in April of this year that 2017 would be a busy season. [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh tops Crime List, Delhi Least Safe among Metros: NCRB

Uttar Pradesh tops Crime List, Delhi Least Safe among Metros: NCRB Last year, out of 4,94,404 theft cases reported across the country, 2,13,765 cases were of auto thefts. Delhi reported the highest crime rate against women at 160.4% against the national average rate of 55.2%. Mumbai also had the second highest number of rape cases, at 712 cases, after Delhi that had 1,996 cases. In the south, Karnataka figured on the list with 42 cases of communal violence... [Full Article...]

Cyclone Ockhi: Schools to remain close today

Cyclone Ockhi: Schools to remain close today According to media reports , seven fishing boats and one local fisherman, who ventured into the sea from Thiruvananthapuram district, earlier this morning, are "missing". In the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram , strong winds uprooted many trees and snapped power cables at many places. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has already issued an alert of heavy to very heavy rainfall ... [Full Article...]

Critics Bash First Lady Melania Trumpâ??s White House Christmas Decorations

Critics Bash First Lady Melania Trumpâ??s White House Christmas Decorations Trump has repeatedly taken shots at Obama for not wishing the country a "Merry Christmas", both before and after he took office. Former US President Ulysses S. The holiday celebrations get underway Monday with a party for the volunteer decorators and will continue into December with receptions and parties - sometimes two a day - for the next several weeks, including a party Friday for the news m... [Full Article...]

Health officials: 2 Oklahomans die from the flu

Health officials: 2 Oklahomans die from the flu Anthony Fauci , the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), tells Bustle. Was only 10 % productive according to the introductory evaluation at intercepting the struggle of the virus that principally disseminated during the country's flu season, specialists noted in the viewpoint published today in the New England Journal of Medicine? Eggs are not used in ... [Full Article...]

Padmavati Controversy: The Movie Gets Banned In Bihar

Padmavati Controversy: The Movie Gets Banned In Bihar After being summoned by the Parliamentary panel, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali addressed the raging controversy surrounding his film Padmavati . According to CBFC insiders, the board is yet to scrutinise the application. The matter of the clearance is still pending before the Central Board of Certification. The judges reiterated that it is the prerogative of the national censor board to r... [Full Article...]

No Christmas tree shortage in western MA

No Christmas tree shortage in western MA Fresh tree buyers tend to buy "pre-cut" trees from big chain stores, retail lots and garden centers. "Next Sunday we will have Santa Claus with us all day", she said. Now 10 years later we have a tree shortage. Growers are now planting more trees but it will take time for them to reach full height, which means next year prices could be higher again. [Full Article...]

Tampa Police 'optimistic' on possible break in Seminole Heights murders

Tampa Police 'optimistic' on possible break in Seminole Heights murders Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said the charging documents are still being crafted at this hour, but that police wanted to get the news out to assure the residents of Seminole Heights. The four random murders didn't appear to be robberies, leading police to believe they were the work of a serial killer. "The person who called us, I can not thank them enough for standing up and doing the right ... [Full Article...]

Trump Family Christmas Card Wishes Families 'Merry Christmas' Instead of 'Happy Holidays'

Trump Family Christmas Card Wishes Families 'Merry Christmas' Instead of 'Happy Holidays' Thankfully those days are gone, and the current first family made a simple, but bold statement by wishing "Merry Christmas " in their card for the season. Yes, good readers, Barack and Michelle Obama wanted to mark their first Christmas in the White House by tossing the Baby Jesus out of the building. [Full Article...]

"Pocahontas" Not a Racial Slur, Says Prominent White Expert

Q: She said that it was a racial slur. Trump, during the meeting with three ageing Navajo "code talkers" who helped keep allied operations secret during World War II, made a decision to throw etiquette out of the window and attacked a Democratic Party rival - Elizabeth Warren - by calling her Pocahontas . [Full Article...]

Police, FBI search for 3-year-old North Carolina girl Mariah Woods

Police, FBI search for 3-year-old North Carolina girl Mariah Woods The alert said the child was abducted. Volunteer firefighters are searching the area of Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville. ABC News reports that her mother reached out to the public in an emotion-filled plea Monday. "I just want to hold her tight and see her smile". Our thoughts and prayers are with Mariah and her whole family during this hard time. An hour later, she said, her live-in boyfrie... [Full Article...]

Russian intercept of US Navy plane causes 'violent turbulence'

United States officials have accused the Russian pilot of acting in an "unsafe" manner by crossing in front of the Navy P-8. This isn't the first hairy encounter between USA and Russian aircrafts. This also happened in global airspace. The spokeswoman for the Pentagon said the US aircraft "did nothing to provoke this Russian behavior". In a statement, the Russian defence ministry said: "Afte... [Full Article...]

Black Friday Background Checks Soar To Record High

Black Friday Background Checks Soar To Record High The record before that had also been set on Black Friday, 2015, when there were 185,345 checks. In the statement , Sessions references the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas , that killed 26 people, to push the request. "Spikes in gun sales regularly occur following mass shootings, often over concerns of increased gun regulation or because people are looking for increased protection", TI... [Full Article...]

Proposals For Reform Under A New CFPB

Proposals For Reform Under A New CFPB In 2010, then-President Barack Obama appointed Warren as special adviser in charge of setting up the new agency, and she was widely expected to become its first director. The vitriolic legal battle between Trump's CFPB pick and Cordray's appointee has subsequently spilled over into the CFPB offices. They spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the White House's thinking. [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel Faces Pressure for Quick Coalition Talks

Germany's Merkel Faces Pressure for Quick Coalition Talks She appeared to walk back that statement on Saturday, however, telling her fellow CDU members that "if we can't do anything with the ( election ) result, we cannot ask the people to vote again". Speaking in Kuehlungsborn in the northern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Merkel said Germany's politicians had a responsibility to work with the September results. [Full Article...]

Rep. John Conyers Steps Aside From Leadership Role Amid Investigation

Rep. John Conyers Steps Aside From Leadership Role Amid Investigation The first effect since the discussion of sexual harassment in Congress began has come as Rep. John Conyers has stepped down from his position as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee. Pelosi had used the phrase "zero tolerance" with regard to sexual harassment claims in Congress. The House Ethics Committee launched an investigation into Conyers' conduct following the reports . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump on Ivanka's Roy Moore response: 'Do you believe this?'

Donald Trump on Ivanka's Roy Moore response: 'Do you believe this?' Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore faces sexual harassment allegations by several women. Tim Scott of SC, as the party establishment cringed at Trump's latest intervention in the closely contested race. Moore, who is now 70, was recently accused by several women that while in his 30s he molested or harassed teenage girls as young as 14, according to the Daily Mail . [Full Article...]

UP train derailment: Yogi announces Rs 2 lakh compensation

UP train derailment: Yogi announces Rs 2 lakh compensation Railway Minister Piyush Goyal expressed grief over the accident and announced compensation for the families of those killed in the accident. UP CM Yogi Adityanath has also announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 2 lakhs each to the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured passengers. [Full Article...]

Tennessee finalizing deal with Greg Schiano to become head coach

Tennessee finalizing deal with Greg Schiano to become head coach Tennessee lost seven of its final eight games to finish last in the SEC East. The New Jersey native has never coached in the Southeastern Conference before. Was Schiano being considered throughout the coaching search? He went 68-67 over 11 seasons at Rutgers , after taking over one of the worst programs in the country. [Full Article...]

Florida teen detained at Buffalo border after grandma found in shallow grave

Florida teen detained at Buffalo border after grandma found in shallow grave It is the same home where police have been investigating the disappearance of teen Logan Mott and French, his grandmother. "We want to find out what happened to Kristina and we need time for that to happen", the mother said . According to WJXT , her body was found in a shallow grave in the teen's father's backyard. So Logan as still being sought. The teen is considered armed and unsafe, a... [Full Article...]


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