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AL.com reports that Johnson's neighbors noticed a suspicious man walking around the house on Tuesday before it caught on fire. "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.
  • Wind Chill Advisory: Low temperature of -3° tonight

    Wind Chill Advisory: Low temperature of -3° tonight

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    There is a small opportunity to see some sleet and/or freezing rain, especially in the northern and inland sections of the Coastal Bend, late tonight and into tomorrow. Happy New Year, and bundle up! Tonight: Arctic air moves in. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills.
  • New India will be free from poison of casteism, communalism: PM Modi

    New India will be free from poison of casteism, communalism: PM Modi

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday showered praises on Jammu and Kashmir's Anjum Bashir Khan for cracking the Kashmir Civil Service exam this year. "After all he is the executive head of our nation", he added. He chose a different path, a path of serving the people, he said. "I was amazed at spirit that they had, the enthusiasm that was there in their hearts and dreams they nurtured", he added.
  • NMC Bill disastrous for public health

    NMC Bill disastrous for public health

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    Speaking to International Business Times India , IMA National President Dr Ravi Wankhedkar and Secretary Dr RN Tandon claimed the government was trying to manipulate the MCI with the NMC Bill. Tandon, meanwhile, said: "The government through this Bill, is trying to bring in two categories in medical education - the urban sector and the rural sector".
  • Kim Jong-un: North Korea's nuclear arsenal is now complete

    Kim Jong-un: North Korea's nuclear arsenal is now complete

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    On Monday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivered his 2018 New Year's Day address, as he has done every year since 2013. Analysts say Kim may be trying to drive a wedge between Seoul and its ally Washington as a way to ease worldwide isolation and sanctions against North Korea .
  • Wind Chill Advisory In Effect New Year's Eve Into New Year's Day

    Wind Chill Advisory In Effect New Year's Eve Into New Year's Day

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    The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. A Wind Chill Advisory is also in effect from 10 p.m. this evening through noon Monday for all of the Four State region. Akronites will need to be extra careful when spending time outdoors New Year's Eve night through noon New Year's Day. The high on Tuesday is expected to be near 18, with a low of around 6, and chilly temperatures are expected to continue through the week.
  • Board appointments list is historical - Presidency

    Board appointments list is historical - Presidency

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    In a statement today by SERAP deputy director Timothy Adewale the organization said, "Appointing at least 8 dead people as board members would seem to suggest that the 1,467 appointments approved by Buhari were unscreened for competence, merit, equity, aptitude and conflicts of interest".
  • Activist & Daughter Of Eric Garner, Erica Garner, Has Died

    Activist & Daughter Of Eric Garner, Erica Garner, Has Died

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    Garner died almost one week after suffering a massive heart attack on Christmas Eve. Erica Garner had been in a coma since last Saturday, when she suffered a heart attack, according to local news reports and the Twitter account. The city settled out of court with Garner's family for $5.9 million in 2015 but the family insisted it was not a victory and renewed calls for federal charges in the case.
  • TIGER ZINDA HAI surpasses GOLMAAL RETURNS in just a week!

    TIGER ZINDA HAI surpasses GOLMAAL RETURNS in just a week!

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    After Tiger Zinda Hai , Katrina will next be seen in Aamir Khan's Thugs Of Hindostan and Shah Rukh Khan's untitled film with filmmaker Aanand L Rai. Internationally as well, the film had earned Rs 54.79 crore in the first weekend. The film revolves around Salman as a RAW agent, and Katrina as a ISI (Inter-services Intelligence) agent, and their deadly mission to rescue 25 nurses, who have been held hostage by ISIS, a terrorist organisation.
  • United Kingdom welcomes prisoner exchange in eastern Ukraine

    United Kingdom welcomes prisoner exchange in eastern Ukraine

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    The prisoners , some of whom had been held for more than a year, were exchanged in the town of Horlivka and the village of Zaitseve with their belongings. More than 10,000 people have been killed in the conflict and casualties are still reported nearly daily despite a ceasefire that froze the frontlines in place since 2015.
  • Himachal MLA slaps female cop, gets it back

    Himachal MLA slaps female cop, gets it back

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    The incident took place when Asha was trying to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Shimla . MLA Asha Kumari had grabbed her home seat, Dalhousie, during the Himachal Pradesh election 2017. "She (woman constable) abused me and pushed me, she should have shown restrain, I am her mother's age, but yes I agree I should not have lost my temper".
  • Clearing out the Christmas tree

    Clearing out the Christmas tree

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    The tree pickup program not only helps residents clear out their houses for the New Year, but it also helps keep the city lovely. Once the trees are collected they are sent to a chipper to be turned into mulch. Those with Tuesday garbage pickup will see their brush collected on the first week of January. Badger Mountain Community Park is no longer a drop off for trees.
  • Russian Pres. Putin Pins Mall bombing in St. Petersburg as Terror Attack

    Russian Pres. Putin Pins Mall bombing in St. Petersburg as Terror Attack

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    Earlier this month, Putin called U.S. President Donald Trump to thank him for Central Intelligence Agency information that helped prevent a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg", Putin said. No person or group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Russian authorities characterized the bomb as a "homemade explosive device" stuffed with "killing agents", apparently a reference to ball bearings used as shrapnel in the device.
  • Trump says China-North Korea oil sale will prevent nuclear solution

    Trump says China-North Korea oil sale will prevent nuclear solution

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    Other US officials say there are very initial indications that North Korea is moving equipment around that could be in preparation for another satellite or missile launch. Beijing also imported no iron ore, coal or lead from North Korea in November, the second full month of the latest trade sanctions imposed by United Nations.
  • Two children among 4 bodies found in upstate NY basement

    Two children among 4 bodies found in upstate NY basement

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    Two young children were among four people found dead in an upstate NY home in a post-Christmas murder that authorities are calling "savagery". "I don't have the word". Authorities would not elaborate on the manner and motive of the slayings because it could hamper their investigation. "We don't believe there is a danger to the public".
  • Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge

    Roy Moore's request to halt elect certification denied by judge

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    When asked whether the certification might be in jeopardy, Merrill answered, "Not that I'm aware of, unless there's some kind of court injunction that's issued between now and the time that certification will occur, which is 1 p.m". He attached a statement from a poll worker that she had noticed licenses from Georgia and North Carolina as people signed in to vote. The complaint filed by Moore's attorney was light on factual substance, noting unusual voting patterns and citing "statistical ...
  • Vanity Fair apologises for Hillary Clinton 'knitting' video, Trump then attacks apology

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    Some, however, did not see the amusing side of the one-minute video. Democratic strategist and former aide to Clinton and John Kerry, Peter Daou‏, also came out to defend Clinton. While the video in question is part of a larger series (past episodesfocus on the would-be New Years' resolutions of Donald Trump , Sarah Huckabee Sanders , and Gary Cohn), the Clinton video has riled the Twitter-verse in an altogether different way.
  • White House condemns Afghanistan attack

    White House condemns Afghanistan attack

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    At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide attack on Tebyan center in Pule Sokhtia area of Kabul on Thursday morning, health officials confirmed . There was no immediate claim of responsibility, though the motive is likely to stem from Afghan Voice's Shiite links. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid issued statement on Twitter denying involvement.
  • USA sanctions two N Koreans over missile program: statement

    USA sanctions two N Koreans over missile program: statement

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    The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed toughened sanctions against North Korea on Friday, condemning its latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on November 29. Last month the nuclear-armed country reached a significant milestone in the development of its growing arsenal when it tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that USA officials said appeared capable of reaching NY or Washington.
  • United Kingdom woman jailed in Egypt over painkillers

    United Kingdom woman jailed in Egypt over painkillers

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    Laura Plummer's sister Rachel said their mother had been denied a chance to "say goodbye" to her daughter because she had been taken early to a prison in Qena. But the family said Ms Synclair went to the cells only to find that Plummer had already been transferred to a prison in Qena. She wept as she appeared before a judge in handcuffs on Christmas morning and was suddenly handed a three-year sentence for the charge of drug smuggling, the report said.
  • Russia Ready to Be Mediator between US, North Korea

    Russia Ready to Be Mediator between US, North Korea

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    China, the North's lone major ally, and Russian Federation both supported the latest United Nations sanctions, which seek to limit the North's access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers overseas. South Korea also offered an optimistic prediction on Tuesday, saying North Korea may be willing in the new year to engage in talks with the U.S., Reuters reported .