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People Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
Author: 0 Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour

Christian men, women and children gathered in the Holy Catholic Family Church situated at Moulana Azad Road here to celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. "There is no peace in the world because we do not love one another". Starting from cattle shed to crucification, the life of Jesus Christ was depicted at the churches.

People NWS Posts Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains
Author: 0 NWS Posts Winter Weather Advisory For Mountains

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in place through 7 p.m. Christmas evening for snow, blowing snow, and wind chills below zero. West wind will be strong enough to carry snow to the east side of the state Christmas day, especially in the afternoon.

People Pitbull put down after fatal attack in Bell County, Kentucky
Author: 0 Pitbull put down after fatal attack in Bell County, Kentucky

Johnny was able to get away and grab his gun and shot at the dogs, killing one. The toddler had entered a fenced enclosure which housed two pit bull dogs when the creatures started attacking him. Lorraine and her husband were mauled by the animals in front of their home. "Under no circumstances are you to engage this unsafe animal". The couple did not own the pit bulls, officials said.

People Second Christmas morning fire in Merced extinguished before major home damage
Author: 0 Second Christmas morning fire in Merced extinguished before major home damage

At least four people were home at the time, they all made it safely with no injuries. Three residents were home when the fire started. Frozen fire hydrants also hurt their efforts to put out the massive blaze. Fire ripped through the home of a firefighter from the Pembroke, Kentucky Fire Department. Shreveport Fire Department took over an hour to extinguish a house fire in the 1000 block of Pickett Street.

People California Highway Patrol Officer Dies In Christmas Eve Crash
Author: 0 California Highway Patrol Officer Dies In Christmas Eve Crash

Camilleri and another CHP officer were parked on the Winton Avenue on-ramp to I-880 in the southbound direction when their cruiser was hit by a vehicle. Chief Ernest Sanchez said. Camilleri had been officer for the California Highway Patrol for just over a year, Sanchez said. "Being a CHP officer is a calling", Pearson said.

People Tax Bill Prompts Questions About Property Tax Pre-Payment
Author: 0 Tax Bill Prompts Questions About Property Tax Pre-Payment

But it's not clear if people who prepay 2018 property taxes of $10,000 before the end of this year will be able to claim them as an itemized deduction. This step becomes more complicated If your mortgage company pays your property tax payments. "Yes they can, and yes they should", she said. Tax assessors in the Bay Area have seen a flurry of financially savvy-yet-frustrated homeowners rushing in to pay their second installment before the end of the year, and officials have been inundated ...

People Gift-wrapped manure addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Author: 0 Gift-wrapped manure addressed to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

The box was reportedly attached to a note that read that the gift was sent to Mnuchin by "the American people". Officials determined that it was not a threat. Shortly after its discovery and inspection, the Christmas present was removed from the scene. Mnuchin and his wife have been subjected to ridicule in the past.

People Amazon buys home security start-up
Author: 0 Amazon buys home security start-up

The fact there's no need to run a cable to the devices makes them much easier to install than wired alternatives, a major advantage in the consumer electronics market. It's unclear how Amazon plans to utilize Blink going forward, but the startup is reassuring current customers that nothing will change, for now. "If you own one of our systems, nothing changes for now".

People Up to 10 cm of snow expected Christmas Eve, Environment Canada says
Author: 0 Up to 10 cm of snow expected Christmas Eve, Environment Canada says

Sunday until 6 p.m. Wednesday, covering southern Erie County and Allegany, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties. It'll be a white Christmas for many in Eastern Canada, as a Texan low-pressure system intensifies and races northward "at the speed of Rudolph", according to a special weather statement issued by Environment Canada.

People North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'
Author: 0 North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'

Instead, the USA should "learn to co-exist" with a nuclear-armed North Korea and "wake up from its pipe dream of our country giving up nuclear weapons". Pyongyang called on the USA and its global partners to "wake up from its pipe dream of our country giving up nuclear weapons" and learn to "co-exist with the country that has nuclear weapons".

People Dozens of firefighters tackle large blaze at London Zoo cafe
Author: 0 Dozens of firefighters tackle large blaze at London Zoo cafe

Staff members who were at the zoo when the fire broke out were visibly distraught, and the zoo stated they were treated for shock and smoke inhalation. The zoo tweeted: 'ZSL is now dealing with an incident on site. However, it confirmed on Twitter it would reopen Sunday. London Fire Brigade later posted on Twitter, saying that the blaze was now "under control", but that firefighters were still on the scene, and would remain there throughout the morning to continue "damping down" the fire.

People SBU suspects Groysman's interpreter of spying for Russian Federation
Author: 0 SBU suspects Groysman's interpreter of spying for Russian Federation

Mr Groysman said in a Facebook post the spy had "long been working in the interests of a hostile government", but it wasn't clear if he was already passing secrets to the Kremlin at the time of the Downing Street meeting. "He enjoyed respect. He worked very responsibly, diligently and creatively for the Russian special services". "It is known that he was recruited by the Russian special services during his work at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington several years ago", he said.

People Four soldiers killed, Pak hand seen
Author: 0 Four soldiers killed, Pak hand seen

In the sudden firing, the Army Major and three soldiers were killed, the officer further added. The injured soldier has been airlifted to a hospital for treatment. Defence spokesman said killing of army men won't go in vain. Sepoy Pargat Singh, 30, belonged to District Karnal, Haryana and is survived by his wife Ramanpreet Kaur and a son.

People Four new flu deaths reported by state health officials
Author: 0 Four new flu deaths reported by state health officials

The number of cases has more than doubled for local hospitals. Many of those reports focused on one strain of influenza found in Australia this year, which led to a record number of flu outbreaks. Respiratory infections, which can be caused by the flu, are spread through droplets containing the virus or bacteria when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

People First State unemployment drop in November may be misleading
Author: 0 First State unemployment drop in November may be misleading

Applications are a proxy for layoffs, and any reading below 300,000 is low by historical standards. In the Lincoln area, there were 762 more people employed in November than in November 2016, and there were 537 fewer people unemployed. Alaska's unemployment rate for November stood at 7.2 percent, unchanged since August. That rate is down 0.5% from past year at this time. Around the state, the lowest rate was 2.4 percent in Cumberland and Sagadahoc counties and the highest was 4.6 percent in ...

People Dreaming of a White Christmas? These Places Have the Best Chance
Author: 0 Dreaming of a White Christmas? These Places Have the Best Chance

This map details what countries offer the best bet for seeing snow on Christmas day, based on the history of their capital cities. Today, the prospects have turned dimmer. A colder air pattern could return to the New Jersey region by Christmas Day, posing the potential for snow. Daytime temperatures should mostly be in the 30s.

People United States bans anti-gay Chechnya leader for 'extrajudicial killing' and 'torture'
Author: 0 United States bans anti-gay Chechnya leader for 'extrajudicial killing' and 'torture'

The latest additions include Ramzan Kadyrov , the head of Chechnya, a predominantly Muslim republic in southern Russian Federation. "Treasury remains committed to holding accountable those involved in the Sergei Magnitsky affair, including those with a role in the criminal conspiracy and fraud scheme that he uncovered", Director of the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control John Smith said in a statement .

People Elderly couple told cops 60 pounds of marijuana was for 'Christmas presents'
Author: 0 Elderly couple told cops 60 pounds of marijuana was for 'Christmas presents'

Lt. Paul Vrbka with the sheriff's department said deputies initiated a traffic stop in the Bradshaw area after they saw a Toyota Tacoma going over the center line and the driver failing to signal. According to Vrbka, the couple reported they "didn't know it was illegal to transport marijuana in Nebraska ". "As the use of marijuana has been legalized in some states, including our neighbor Colorado, we have been able to observe the impact the legalization of marijuana has had not only in ...

People Fernando Torres wants Antoine Griezmann to reject Barcelona, Manchester United
Author: 0 Fernando Torres wants Antoine Griezmann to reject Barcelona, Manchester United

Atleti were hit with a transfer ban and the in-demand striker instead committed to a new long-term deal, but Barca have since emerged as strong contenders to sign him. Further reports suggest Robert Fernandez, Barcelona's technical director, spoke to with Griezmann's agent with Guillermo Amor, head of the club's youth development telling Movistar + that "In the case of Griezmann, there are a lot of players we could be talking with, initiating some kind of relationship if there's an ...

People Sandra Bullock Plans A Heist In OCEAN'S 8 Teaser Trailer
Author: 0 Sandra Bullock Plans A Heist In OCEAN'S 8 Teaser Trailer

Next year, Sandra Bullock , Cate Blanchett , Sarah Paulson , Rihanna , Anne Hathway, Helena Bonham Carter , Mindy Kaling , and Awkwafina are going to rob the New York Met Gala in Ocean's 8 . To steal jewelry off of Anne Hathaway (Daphne's) neck during the Met Ball. Perhaps Damian Lewis who plays the film's villain? Cate Blanchett is basically her Brad Pitt , the glamorous sidekick and confidante.

People Freezing rain, snow risk for Great Lakes into Northeast
Author: 0 Freezing rain, snow risk for Great Lakes into Northeast

Sunday (Christmas Eve): Roads could be slippery in the morning as the snow moves through, but it should taper off by afternoon. This may put down some light accumulations, especially across central and eastern Kentucky. The end of the week into the holiday weekend is looking at least somewhat unsettled as milder air tries to move back into central NY. Then a clipper system rotates through the state for Thursday night and Friday , bringing potential for several inches of snow.

People Trump commutes sentence of Agriprocessors' CEO Sholom Rubashkin
Author: 0 Trump commutes sentence of Agriprocessors' CEO Sholom Rubashkin

Rubashkin is a devoted husband and father, a deeply religious man who simply doesn't deserve a sentence of this length, or anything remotely close to it", the letter continued. Trump's review of Rubashkin's case and commutation were based on support from more than 100 DOJ officials, prosecutors, judges, and legal scholars who said his sentence was excessive, the White House said.

People White House: North Korea Behind 'WannaCry' Malware Attack
Author: 0 White House: North Korea Behind 'WannaCry' Malware Attack

Writing in the Wall Street Journal (may be behind a paywall), Thomas Bossert said that Pyongyang carried out the WannaCry malware attack which affected hospitals, businesses and banks, and caused billions of dollars of damage. The Washington Post reported that the USA has publicly released details of hacking tools used by North Korean hackers and has worked with other nations to restrict Pyongyang's ability to conduct destructive cyberattacks or launch money-making campaigns.

People Leafy greens grower-shipper spreads wreaths across America
Author: 0 Leafy greens grower-shipper spreads wreaths across America

Several other local groups were involved in Wreaths Across America , including the boys soccer team at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, which laid wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery; and St. Army veteran. "The Wreaths Across America is just a way of honor all the veterans that have served in the past and are now serving, its just a way to honor our veterans", said Tom Hall, Cemetery Program Manager Fort Harrison.

People Cold front arrives early Wednesday with showers overnight — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Author: 0 Cold front arrives early Wednesday with showers overnight — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Highs will be in the low 40s. Winds will be mainly light to moderate south to southwest in direction. Tomorrow it'll be a mix of sun and clouds and highs in the upper 40s-mid 50s depending on the amount of cloud cover. In short, Christmas weekend should definitely begin warmer and wetter on Saturday . Your 7-Day Planning Forecast includes Christmas!.so it's a flawless time to look at Wilmington's Christmas temperautre climatology.

People IDF arrests Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldier in viral video
Author: 0 IDF arrests Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldier in viral video

Tamimi's mother was also arrested, and while Israeli police gave no reason for her detention, they did confirm that the pair would be in jail until at least Thursday. Tamimi, who has been nicknamed "Shirley Temper" for her blonde curls and fearless stance against the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, was last reported as being questioned by Shin Bet, Israel's internal security service.

People Idea of a banned list of words is subversive
Author: 0 Idea of a banned list of words is subversive

The initial report was published in the Washington Postand cited an anonymous policy analyst who said the ban was discussed during a budget-related meeting. While those posted are all in favor of the proposal , Politico reported that the comments criticizing the HHS' abortion and transgender policy have been withheld, adding to a lack of transparency within the Trump administration that could lead to legal challenges.

People BC government ends grizzly bear hunt
Author: 0 BC government ends grizzly bear hunt

The spring grizzly bear hunt was scheduled to open on April 1, 2018, but the ban on hunting for resident and non-resident hunters takes effect immediately . "Our government is committed to improving wildlife management in B.C., and today's announcement, along with a focused grizzly bear management plan, are the first steps in protecting one of our most iconic species", Heyman said.

Author: 0 Celebrities tweet about Thomas Fire raging in SoCal

As wildfires continue to rage in the southern portion of the state, fire officials are hoping to end what might be described as a almost endless cycle by planning to set more controlled burns. Officials are hoping their containment lines will hold at Gibraltar Road to the west and East Camino Cielo to the north, where crews spent the day Monday trying to cool down the fire.

People Pence delays Middle East trip for
Author: 0 Pence delays Middle East trip for "tax bill vote"

From there he was scheduled to visit Israel before traveling to Germany to meet with US troops stationed there. "The Vice President is committed to seeing the tax cut through to the finish line". But they can only afford to lose two votes. Then Trump announced on December 6 that his administration had made a decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, breaking with decades of US policy and drawing sharp criticism from allies and adversaries.

Author: 0 Egypt counts on resumption of Russian flights to revive ailing tourism

Moscow made a decision to halt flights with Egypt after an Airbus A321 plane crashed over the Sinai Peninsula in late October 2015, en route from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh resort city to Russia's St. Sami Mahmoud, a tourism expert and former chief of Egypt's Tourism Promotion Authority, ruled out the interrelation between the power plant agreement and the flight resumption between Egypt and Russian Federation.

People Trump speaks by phone to Russia's Putin - White House
Author: 0 Trump speaks by phone to Russia's Putin - White House

Like the White House, the Kremlin released a short post-phone call statement, saying that the two leaders had discussed the North Korean nuclear threat, as well as relations between the U.S. Nebenzya said North Korea won't halt its nuclear and missile programs "while it feels a direct threat to its security", and that is why Russian Federation and China have urged both sides to take steps to de-escalate the situation.