• Nebraska police search for killer after triple homicide
Nebraska police search for killer after triple homicide

Dalton, 70, Jean Dalton, 65, and Leonna Dalton-Phillip, 18. The three were found shot to death inside an Omaha home near 37th and Spaulding Streets at approximately 7:30 p.m. . Investigators were still on the scene into early Wednesday morning. Police still had not located Dalton Wednesday afternoon and said he was considered armed and risky.

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  • US Library of Congress downscales Twitter archive
US Library of Congress downscales Twitter archive

In a press release , the library said Tuesday that "the nature of Twitter has changed" and cited Twitter's new 280-character limit, an increased frequency of tweeting, and the rise of non-text tweets to conclude that almost 12 years of tweets - from Twitter's inception in 2006 until the end of 2017 - is more than enough for future scholars to pore...

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  • Freezing rain, sleet in possible forecast for Thursday afternoon, evening
Freezing rain, sleet in possible forecast for Thursday afternoon, evening

Sub-zero temperatures are unsafe for both people and their pets. There could be some light freezing rain Tuesday night above the US 82 corridor, Moore said, but there probably won't be a lot of accumulation except possibly on bridges and overpasses.

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  • Ukraine crisis: Prisoner exchange begins
Ukraine crisis: Prisoner exchange begins

In all some 74 government troops will be swapped for more than 300 rebel fighters at a neutral exchange point in the Donetsk region. Separatist leaders and a Ukrainian government representative agreed on the prisoner exchange last week with the mediation by the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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  • Gallup Poll Names Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Most Admired People Again
Gallup Poll Names Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Most Admired People Again

Barack Obama edged his successor as the most admired man for 2017, a Gallup poll finds, marking the first time since 2008 when a sitting president didn't win the annual accolade. Trump finished second in the poll at 14 percent. Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, is the woman Americans most admire for the 16th year in a row. That means she has won t...

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  • How to pre-pay your property taxes before year's end
How to pre-pay your property taxes before year's end

Next year, tax deductions for property taxes as well as any state and local taxes will be capped at $10,000 - a key reason why people were hoping to double up on payments this year. Pennsylvania law allows local tax collectors to take payments once a county gives them the tax rolls at the beginning of the year, John Zurzola, a solicitor for Montgom...

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  • Israel reacts to declaration that Jerusalem does not belong to Jews, Arabs
Israel reacts to declaration that Jerusalem does not belong to Jews, Arabs

In May, President Trump also became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall when he traveled to Israel, one of a reported 11 million tourists to do so each year. Israel captured east Jerusalem, which includes the Old City, in 1967, and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally. Israel considers all of Jerusalem its ...

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  • FBI Used Dossier 'Pile Of Garbage' To Go After Campaign
FBI Used Dossier 'Pile Of Garbage' To Go After Campaign

The scathing tweet was apparently triggered by Trump having watched a segment on Fox & Friends, one of the president's favourite news talk shows, and one known for its friendly slant on all things Trump. In May, the president fired FBI Director James Comey , who was investigating alleged connections between Russian Federation and the 2016 Trump ...

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  • GTA residents wake up to fresh snow on Christmas Day
GTA residents wake up to fresh snow on Christmas Day

Snowfall accumulations exceeding 10 cm are possible, particularly for inland areas and over higher terrain, Environment Canada warned. A few centimetres of snow are expected, along with poor road visibility as the flurries move through, Environment Canada said Monday afternoon.

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  • Key Dem warns Federal Bureau of Investigation against removing McCabe over pressure from Trump
Key Dem warns Federal Bureau of Investigation against removing McCabe over pressure from Trump

Shortly after the newspaper report was published, Trump retweeted his earlier contention that McCabe's wife, Jill, who ran unsuccessfully for the Virginia Senate in 2015, had been given almost $700,000 by allies of Hillary Clinton at a time when Andrew McCabe was involved in the investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as s...

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  • Jadhav meeting kin is step forward, but deeply unsatisfactory: Tharoor
Jadhav meeting kin is step forward, but deeply unsatisfactory: Tharoor

Jadhav's mother and wife left India on Monday accompanied by officials of the Union Ministry of External Affairs. Pakistani officials say the meeting has been allowed "purely on humanitarian grounds" and special arrangements have been put in place at the foreign ministry where the interaction will take place.

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  • Top JeM commander killed in Pulwama encounter
Top JeM commander killed in Pulwama encounter

His accomplices are reported to have escaped. It is not know how the other militants survived the operation. The house, where Noor was staying, was completely destroyed as government forces used heavy ammunition to fight the militant commander.

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for deadly blast near Afghan intelligence agency
ISIS claims responsibility for deadly blast near Afghan intelligence agency

Officials said another five people were injured when the attacker, who was on foot, blew himself up as agency employees were on their way to work. Following the attack, a gunbattle erupted between security forces and attackers. Security in the capital has been ramped up since May 31, when a truck bomb ripped through the city's diplomatic quarter, k...

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  • Russian Federation willing to mediate US-North Korea talks
Russian Federation willing to mediate US-North Korea talks

Russian Federation said Tuesday it is willing to mediate talks between the United States and North Korea, should the two countries accept its offer, Reuters reported . US President Donald Trump has threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacks the United States, while North Korea insists the world must now accept that it is a nuclear p...

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  • Tips for proper disposal of Christmas trees
Tips for proper disposal of Christmas trees

The collection of live Christmas trees for recycling in Baltimore County will take place over a two-week period, beginning Monday, Jan. 15. An estimated 550 square miles of U.S. "The city will pick up live Christmas trees put to the curb at no charge as part of our regular weekly yard waste pick up service for city trash customers", Communication...

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  • North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'
North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'

North Korea vowed to punish those who supported the resolution, which was passed unanimously by the UN Security Council on Friday. On Sunday, North Korea's foreign ministry said in a statement the sanctions are tantamount to a "complete economic blockade" of North Korea.

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  • Russian Federation attacks United States decision to arm Ukraine
Russian Federation attacks United States decision to arm Ukraine

The armaments, which include American-made Javelin anti-tank missiles, sparked a flare-up in the already strained U.S. -Russia relations, with Kremlin officials warning Russian Federation would be forced to respond to the weapons, which would only make the simmering conflict even deadlier.

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  • British passports to switch back to blue after Brexit
British passports to switch back to blue after Brexit

The Government could have changed the colour of British passports regardless of Brexit , it has admitted. The blue cover planned for the new passports is a nod to the original appearance of the British passport, which was first used in 1921.

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  • Korea calls latest sanctions 'act of war'
Korea calls latest sanctions 'act of war'

The Foreign Ministry in Pyongyang said the latest sanctions were a violent breach of North Korean sovereignty and that countries supporting them "will be responsible for all the consequences". "The US and its puppet followers should never forget the newly-upgraded status of our nation as a nation that could pose a real nuclear threat to the US main...

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  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Christmas Eve across southeast MI

Snow is expected to continue throughout the day Friday, then change to mixed precipitation overnight and into Saturday. A LAKE SNOW WARNING is active for Ashtabula County until Wednesday at 4pm.Several inches of snow is likely across much of the viewing area.

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