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World Cuomo Offers Option To Shield Taxpayers From Federal law
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But he also acknowledged that some homeowners might not have the cash on-hand to make payments. Most homeowners with mortgages have escrow accounts from which their property taxes are paid on a monthly basis to their mortgage lender, and so amending those arrangements to pre-pay taxes sometime next week could prove a large challenge.

World Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total a holly jolly $547M
Author: 0 Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total a holly jolly $547M

Last night's Mega Millions drawing was the 20th since the jackpot was last hit October 13, when a $43 million jackpot was shared on tickets sold in MI and Rhode Island. If a MI player hits the Mega Millions jackpot, it would be the largest Mega Millions jackpot in the state. Mega Millions tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S.

World Federal appeals court: 3rd travel ban violates law
Author: 0 Federal appeals court: 3rd travel ban violates law

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court lifted temporary lower court orders that had prevented the latest ban from taking effect. The court issued a lengthy document declaring that "the Proclamation's indefinite entry suspensions constitute nationality discrimination in the issuance of immigrant visas, BuzzFeed reports ".

World Snow Day! Many closing and delays announced in advance of storm
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Some higher totals of 5-6 inches are possible into Southwestern Maine and New Hampshire. There's a winter storm warning effect for most of the state until 3 AM Saturday . By midday Friday , a weak secondary area of low pressure will form along the southern New England coastline before entering the Gulf of Maine Friday night.

World How to Check if You Fell for Russia's Facebook Propaganda
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It only displays interaction that came directly from one of the accounts or Pages set up by Russian operatives on Instagram or Facebook. If you did like any of those pages, they'll appear in the list along with when you followed it. Meaning, if you Liked a status or followed a page from your friends' Newsfeed, Facebook's tool is utterly useless. Facebook told Congress that the apparent political meddling included use of its image-sharing application Instagram.

World Honduras opposition steps up protests over election
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Deadly protests have erupted in Honduras after electoral authorities there belatedly declared last Sunday that the conservative Hernandez beat left-wing candidate Salvador Nasralla by 1.5 percentage points in a vote which worldwide observers say was beset by irregularities .

World Sbanda e si schianta contro i cassonetti: morto 54enne
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All'improvviso, per cause da accertare (non si esclude anche un malore improvviso), ha perso il controllo dell'auto che è finita a margine della strada. La notizia è in corso di aggiornamento. Per il 54enne non c'è stato nulla da fare: ogni tentativo di soccorso è stato vano . Mentre i vigili del fuoco mettevano in sicurezza la zona la polizia stradale ha fatto tutte le misure del caso.

World Why Vikas Gupta will end up hitting Akash Dadlani
Author: 0 Why Vikas Gupta will end up hitting Akash Dadlani

In tonight's episode, we will see that Akash Dadlani provokes Vikas with his antics but Vikas is seen silently listening to his crap and refrains himself from reaction but not for long though. Punish suggests to AkashDadlani that he find Arshi Khan in prison and take revenge on her. Bigg Boss asks Shilpa Shinde the decision. Bigg Boss also warns them that if none of them gets down, the task would be cancelled and no one will be captain this week, as well.

World Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style
Author: 0 Steve Bannon grew disillusioned with Trump's governing style

President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner arrive for a meeting with manufacturing CEOs at the White House in Washington, D.C., on February 23. Bannon blames Kushner and Ivanka Trump for the decision to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, the move that precipitated the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel.

World Causes of death released for 58 killed in Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Causes of death released for 58 killed in Las Vegas shooting

All 58 deaths were ruled as homicides. The coroner's report also confirmed all 58 victims died of gunshot wounds, according to USA Today . More than 500 people were injured during the shooting, and thousands of others who were there at the Route 91 Harvest Festival have been trying to cope in the months since the tragedy.

World Giants interview interim GM Kevin Abrams for permanent job | What it means
Author: 0 Giants interview interim GM Kevin Abrams for permanent job | What it means

Abrams is the fourth candidate to interview for the job to replace Jerry Reese, who was sacked this month along with coach Ben McAdoo at the tail end of a lost season. Like everyone else, I was given a lot of opportunities to do that and I tried to take advantage of them whenever I could. He was promoted to pro personnel director in 1999 upon Rooney's retirement.

Author: 0 Devon Energy Corporation (DVN), Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) has declined 11.89% since December 22, 2016 and is downtrending. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Devon Energy by 3.0% during the second quarter. The stock has a market cap of $20,916.00, a PE ratio of 27.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 2.21. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 8 by Wells Fargo.

World 2G scam verdict: 'Manmohan Singh was misled by PMO, not Raja'
Author: 0 2G scam verdict: 'Manmohan Singh was misled by PMO, not Raja'

It said that it was not clear from the record whether the note was seen by the then prime minister or not. Dr Singh added, "I do not want to boast about anything". The verdict brought smiles on the faces of the acquitted accused who were present inside the special court. He said that all reports tabled by Rai require to be "revisited by an independent body" and called for an independent audit of the 2G report submitted by Rai.

World Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis statues removed from local parks
Author: 0 Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis statues removed from local parks

Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen called the statues "an affront to most of the citizens of Memphis" and "relics of the Confederacy " that depict "defenders of slavery", the paper added. Multiple state leaders are concerned about what could be a new trend in removing historic statues that highlight the past in the Volunteer State. The organization was incorporated after the law's passage in October, Strickland said.

World Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF's Pier 39
Author: 0 Man accused of plotting terror attack on SF's Pier 39

Jameson "espoused radical jihadi beliefs" and meant to carry out the attack in support of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), authorities allege. According to the criminal complaint, Jameson told the agent, "Allahu Akbar!" "In or about June 2009, Jameson attended basic recruit training and graduated several months later", the documents say.

World Sheriff: Suspect found unarmed in police shootout that killed a child
Author: 0 Sheriff: Suspect found unarmed in police shootout that killed a child

The officers had been tracking the woman for almost two hours when they finally cornered her on the porch of the boy's home. There was no weapon found with the woman at the scene, and she doesn't appear to be armed, Salazar said. Four deputies fired on the suspect. Kameron was inside his family's home, at the Pecan Grove Mobile Home Park on FM 78, Thursday when he was hit by the gunfire.

World These Proposed Sanctions On North Korea Would Hit Its Economy - Hard
Author: 0 These Proposed Sanctions On North Korea Would Hit Its Economy - Hard

The measure would ban the supply of almost 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea and order the repatriation of all North Korean nationals working overseas within 12 months, according to the text obtained by AFP. North Korea's foreign ministry condemned the report, calling it a document full of Trump's criminal nature. President Donald Trump 's recently released national security strategy the latest American policy seeking to "stifle our country and turn the entire Korean ...

World Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder
Author: 0 Trump's ambassador to Netherlands in 'fake news' blunder

In an interview with current affairs programme Nieuwsuur , Pete Hoekstra told NOS correspondent Wouter Zwart he had never said such things. "Chaos in the Netherlands, there are cars being burned, there are politicians that are being burned, and yes, there are no-go zones in the Netherlands".

World Elderly couple en route to VT busted with 60 pounds of pot
Author: 0 Elderly couple en route to VT busted with 60 pounds of pot

It happened Tuesday, York County deputies pulled over a auto for driving over the center line on interstate 80 - and immediately smelled the marijuana. The couple was being held in York County jail on suspicion of felony drug charges. The pair, who police say were headed to Vermont, was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and no drug tax stamp.

World Washington State Educators ID'd as Victims Killed in Mexico Tour Bus Crash
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Bus crashes are common in Mexico where people often travel along unsafe routes at night - but an accident involving the deaths of so many tourists in broad daylight is rare, the Mexico correspondent Will Grant says. At least 12 people are dead and 18 others hurt. It was traveling from the coastal village of Mahahual to the Mayan archaeological site Chacchoben, the public security office said.

World 22-yr-old woman attacked, set on fire by 'lover' in Hyderabad
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She didn't say anything to us, " Savitri said . After producing the accused, Sai Karthik before the media on Friday, North zone DCP Sumathi clarified that Sandhya in her dying declaration before the magistrate said that Karthik had harassed her for over a year.

World Americans Hold Favorable View of US Economy, But Not Trump
Author: 0 Americans Hold Favorable View of US Economy, But Not Trump

When it comes to the wealthy, an even tinier six percent of voters believe wealthy Americans will pay more in taxes with 56% saying they will pay less in taxes. Trump maintains strong approval numbers among those in his own party - 85 per cent - but struggles with independents at 33 per cent and Democrats at just 4 per cent.

World State's private sector employment reaches historic high
Author: 0 State's private sector employment reaches historic high

Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the unemployment rate in the Sooner state in November was 4.2 percent. Pennsylvania's civilian labor force was down 2,000 over the month to 6,397,000. Four of the state's six labor market areas saw job losses, The New Haven area lost 700 jobs in November. "As the year comes to a close, Georgia's businesses continue to help Georgia set records in job growth and employment".

World Nawazuddin to portray Bal Thackeray in biopic
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The first posters of the upcoming biopic were also unveiled by Uddhav Thackeray the same day. Amitabh Bachchan also had a request for the film's writer-director Sanjay Raut. "I am confident that Thackeray will become the most popular mainstream film". "There were instances in my life when there were some allegations on me, Balasaheb used to often call me and ask if it is true or not, he used to call me home, saying I want to talk to you".

World BJP's foundation is based on lies: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 BJP's foundation is based on lies: Rahul Gandhi

Delivering his first speech in the CWC meeting, Rahul said the biggest instrument used by the BJP against the UPA government, the 2G issue, has turned out to be fake. "Why is the PM silent on allegations relating to Rafale deal", he asked. "Everyone knows about 2G, the truth is out in front of you", Gandhi told reporters.

World Australian submarine missing for 103 years found
Author: 0 Australian submarine missing for 103 years found

Wreckage of the submarine HMAS AE1 which was located in waters off the Duke of York Island group in Papua New Guinea is seen on a supplied photo released on December 21, 2017. "The first significant Australian action of the war was the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force's (ANMEF) landing on Rabaul on 11 September 1914.

World Quentin Tarantino taps 'The Revenant' screenwriter for Star Trek movie
Author: 0 Quentin Tarantino taps 'The Revenant' screenwriter for Star Trek movie

It may not be in the cards, but a Star Trek movie would be a completely different type of film for him - and one he could certainly put his singular stamp on. Notably, this will be the first time Tarantino takes on a movie franchise. Then again, details are scant on whether a sequel to Star Trek Beyond is going to happen, and when, but one thing's for sure: It'll need a director .

World India, China hold talks on boundary issue
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The Special Representatives of India and China exchanged ideas on various confidence building measures during talks, the MEA said. The Special Representatives also reviewed the development of India-China bilateral relations and agreed to maintain regular contact and to advance the development of bilateral relations in all areas, official said.

World Tesla's New Electric Semis a Hit With Heavy Haulers
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Juan Perez, chief information and engineering officer at UPS released a statement saying, "These groundbreaking electric tractors are poised to usher in a new era in improved safety, reduced environmental impact, and reduced cost of ownership".

World Deadly Mexican bus crash caused by negligence
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South Florida resident Fanya Shamis, 78, was one of the Americans who died in the crash , according to her grandson, Benjamin Shababo. The bus was traveling from the coastal village of Mahahual to the Mayan archaeological site Chacchoben, about 110 miles south of the popular tourist destination of Tulum, the agency said.

World United Kingdom foreign secretary touts himself as 'committed Russophile'
Author: 0 United Kingdom foreign secretary touts himself as 'committed Russophile'

Johnson was expected to meet Kremlin critics, students and gay rights activists later on Friday. Johnson explained that his visit to Moscow was the first by a British foreign secretary in five years because "this is a hard time in the relations between the United Kingdom and Russian Federation".

World Poll Finds More Support For Trump's Impeachment Than His Reelection
Author: 0 Poll Finds More Support For Trump's Impeachment Than His Reelection

The previous year has seen an upsurge in the number of women seeking public office at all levels. That is if Trump even makes it to 2020. Democratic Rep. In statements afterward, Trump blamed "both sides" for the violence. The tax plan that Republicans are soon expected to pass has grown more unpopular in the last two months, with almost two-thirds of Americans believing it's designed mostly to help corporations and the wealthy, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll .

World British passports go back to blue
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The only exception is Croatia which has held onto its traditionally blue passports since joining the European Union in 2013. "A return to British passports means we are becoming a proper country again". Today the Home Office will announce the victor of the contract in the Spring. They had been in French, the official language of diplomacy. The first burgundy, machine-readable, United Kingdom passports were issued in Glasgow, in September 1988.

World North Korea Testing Anthrax-Tipped Missiles
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Rebecca Hersman, a former Defense Department deputy assistant secretary for countering weapons of mass destruction, told the Washington Post : 'North Korea is bad enough when you're talking about their nuclear and missiles program. Details of the draft given to China last week were not immediately available, but the United States is keen to step up global sanctions to pressure North Korea to give up a weapons programme aimed at developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the ...

World Veterinarian Accused of Shooting, Killing Neighbor's Dog
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On December 13, 2017, Kelly Folse carried over a gun to her neighbor's house and shot the fifteen-month-old American Bulldog named Bruiser who was contained in a fenced-in yard. The drugs seized were Adderall and diazepam. "Gimme a break people". "Entrance wound was right in the back of his head exit wound was right through the eye", said Dr.

World Who's to Blame for Rome's Enormous Dying Christmas Tree?
Author: 0 Who's to Blame for Rome's Enormous Dying Christmas Tree?

Citizens were also mad that the the tree and its transportation cost roughly $57,000. What the hell happened between the selection of the tree and bringing it to Rome is unclear. Of course, ugly Christmas trees can actually be a draw for tourists. The Pope himself has even harped in on the debate while others have likened the flimsy Christmas tree to a toilet brush.

Author: 0 US House approves $81 billion for disaster aid

Thursday's 231-188 House vote and 66-32 Senate vote was largely along party lines. Fiscal hawks, meanwhile, are angry that Congress is again moving to bust through spending caps that had been created to tamp down mounting federal debt. In the meantime, about 122 Dreamers a day are becoming vulnerable to deportation while Congress bickers. Also cleared for debate was an $81 billion disaster aid bill to help U.S.

Author: 0 Australia pulls out warplanes from Iraq and Syria

Australia had a direct involvement in air strikes targeting members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. "Australia is committed to supporting the Iraqi security forces as it clears the remaining pockets of Daesh fighters in rural areas and ensuring the long-term stability of Iraq", Payne said, using an alternative term for IS.

World Yemen introduces United Nations resolution on Jerusalem
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The motion by UN General Assembly adopted a decisive vote of 128 to 9, with 35 abstentions rejecting the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. At that meeting, the General Assembly is set to vote on a resolution calling on the Trump administration to withdraw that decision. The Trump administration launched a massive lobbying campaign, which included letters sent from U.S.

World S. Korean president visits site of building fire claiming 29 lives
Author: 0 S. Korean president visits site of building fire claiming 29 lives

The fire left 29 others injured. Local media showed firefighters battling the blaze with trucks and helicopters, and a man jumping from a window as firefighters held a mattress below. Jecheon is in central South Korea , about 120 km southeast of the capital Seoul. The fire is South Korea's worst since 2008 when a blaze at a warehouse in the city of Icheon killed 40 workers.

World High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels
Author: 0 High Schooler's Parents Give Teachers Wine with Son's Face on Labels

So enjoy this bottle on us! This year, they thought the educators deserved something a little more intoxicating, so they bought each teacher a bottle of wine. According to WHIO-TV, Mary Sommers and her husband, Paul, chose to have some fun with the teachers at Ascension School in Kettering and put a picture of their son, Jake, an eighth-grader, on bottles of wine.

World LaGrange, Steuben: Light freezing drizzle possible tonight
Author: 0 LaGrange, Steuben: Light freezing drizzle possible tonight

Rain will slip into areas near and south of I-44 Friday night. "Our snowplow operators will be out in full force pretreating our roads before the storm and they'll be out there until the system moves out of the area using their deicing products and plow blades".

World Theresa May 'aware' of reports of Russian spy visited Downing Street
Author: 0 Theresa May 'aware' of reports of Russian spy visited Downing Street

He was in No 10 as recently as July this year when he accompanied Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman as his aide. Ukraine's security service said Mr Yezhov acted "on the orders" of Russian Federation to collect information "about the activities of government structures", with the help of "special equipment".

World Pro-Independence Parties Win Majority in Catalonia Elections, Dealing Blow to Madrid
Author: 0 Pro-Independence Parties Win Majority in Catalonia Elections, Dealing Blow to Madrid

The victory of the separatists raises many complications in Spain. Many Catalans feel their wealthy region could do better on its own. Spain's constitution bars secession. — September 7, 2017: Spain's Constitutional Court suspends the ballot. The report states that during a march on June 11 2017, Josep Guardiola read a pro-independence manifesto in a "mobilization to defend the unilateral road", with the intention to "mobilize all supporters of independence".

World U.S. says North Korea at a 'dead end,' negotiations not an option
Author: 0 U.S. says North Korea at a 'dead end,' negotiations not an option

The foreign ministers' meeting will be held in Vancouver on 16 January. South Korea, Japan and India are just some of the other countries that will be at the global summit, which is being held on January 16. "The President's views on North Korea have not changed", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the time. Neither Tillerson nor Freeland commented directly when asked if military options were discussed at their meetings.

World Terrifying 'talking Trump' robot debuts at Disney World
Author: 0 Terrifying 'talking Trump' robot debuts at Disney World

Even former Presidents Obama and Kennedy - who are both objectively handsome - look like Madame Tussauds' rejects. And like other 45 figures, this one wasn't without some buzz. According to Pew Research Center, many election polls projected that Clinton had a 70 percent of winning , with some as high as 99 percent. However, the date was postponed, giving way to rumors that a speaking role would not be given to Trump's animatronic, Business Insider reported.

World Shah Rukh Khan is still young at heart
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The 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings are based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings of celebrities. Female celebrity brand values contributed 25 percent of the total brand value of the top 15 celebrities, with Alia Bhatt leading the pack, adding two personal care brands, an e-commerce brand, and a food and beverage brand to her portfolio.