• Full school bus slides down icy street, students unhurt
Full school bus slides down icy street, students unhurt

After gliding several feet, the bus crashed into a parked auto and stopped moving. "We are very fortunate that no students or staff were injured during this very scary accident", Superintendent Theodore Friend wrote in an email. He said Sutton highway workers had treated main roads but had not gotten to side roads when the crash happened. After...

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  • Teens Dead, 12 Others Wounded at Kentucky School
Teens Dead, 12 Others Wounded at Kentucky School

Students love him". The shooting took place before class began in a common area of the high school. The shooting at Marshall County is the latest in Kentucky schools. It happened in Benton, about 30 miles west of Paducah, where one of the first school shootings 20 years ago left three dead . "I saw the flashes from the gunshots and by that...

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  • Pujara plays 54 deliveries to get off the mark
Pujara plays 54 deliveries to get off the mark

The visitors will resume in the second session with captain Virat Kohli on 24 off 58 and Cheteshwar Pujara on 5 off 66 and looking to considerably increase their slow partnership of 32 off 110. It does not look good for the batsmen for the next few days, but it does look good for bowlers, and with ten fast bowlers in the mix, there will be plen...

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  • Flu season also causing issues for dogs
Flu season also causing issues for dogs

The number of flu cases in the Houston area and across Texas continue to rise without an end in sight. According to a report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services from early January, 5.8 percent of outpatient visits in the US were due to influenza-like illness in the 2017-2018 flu season , well above the national baseline o...

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  • Strong Earthquake Off Alaska Coast
Strong Earthquake Off Alaska Coast

He added the aftershocks could be as powerful as a magnitude five, which is considered a "moderately strong" natural disaster. Bellini says as more data comes in, better calculations can be made as to the magnitude. On Tuesday, she discovered she needed to add the tsunami alerts to her unblocked numbers. Kodiak island, which is situated near ...

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  • Mary J. Blige's Historical Double Oscar Nomination
Mary J. Blige's Historical Double Oscar Nomination

Unfortunately, Netflix, or any streaming service for that matter, does not have numerous Oscar nominees available to stream for free. Blige said she spent the morning "yelling and screaming and about to cry". That's no small consideration for the Academy and ABC, which will televise the show, theoretically providing viewers a greater rooting ...

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  • Zainab's case and justice
Zainab's case and justice

Earlier, when police announced they had suspect in custody, Zainab's father demanded in an interview with a local television station that the culprit be hanged. Sharif added that Ali, a resident of Kasur district, confessed to the murder of Zainab and that his DNA matched samples found on her body. Reports say that a video has emerged of her walkin...

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  • The Mumbai techie who became India's Osama Bin Laden, arrested
The Mumbai techie who became India's Osama Bin Laden, arrested

In addition, Qureshi is facing a 2001 case for association with SIMI, registered at Kurla police station. Finally, one of India's mostwanted, Abdul Subhan Qureshi, has landed in the Delhi Police net. "When the SIMI camp was held in Wagamon in 2007, Qureshi was the treasurer of the organisation". He was focused on making the Indian Mujahideen acti...

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  • Save the Children Agency Office Rocked by Blast in Afghanistan
Save the Children Agency Office Rocked by Blast in Afghanistan

Before the attackers stormed the office, a suicide bomber detonated a auto at the gate. Another official said following the bomb, six militants equipped with light arms and suicide vests entered the compound of Save the Children and the fighting is continuing.

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  • Saudi-led coalition announces $1.5b in new aid for Yemen
Saudi-led coalition announces $1.5b in new aid for Yemen

The countries announced the provision of $1.5 billion in aid to help the Yemeni people. Monday's announcement comes as Saudi Arabia and its allies face mounting criticism - including from U.S. The coalition, under global pressure, eased a three-week blockade imposed on Yemeni ports and airports in November in response to a ballistic missile fir...

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  • Trump is 'Missing in Action' During Government Shutdown
Trump is 'Missing in Action' During Government Shutdown

The House approved the bill, 266-150, hours after the Senate backed it, 81-18. Last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said "I'm looking for something that President Trump supports, and he's not yet indicated what measure he's willing to sign".

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  • Pacific Rim trade pact makes step toward new deal without US
Pacific Rim trade pact makes step toward new deal without US

The importance of the new deal, from Canada's perspective, is heightened because the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations with the US and Mexico are contentious. Canada was considered the main holdout after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was a no-show to a leadership meeting in November during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation su...

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  • After the storm: Who got the most snow?
After the storm: Who got the most snow?

Weather service meteorologist Aaron Mangels said around 5:30 a.m. that snow was just starting to fall on Hastings in south-central Nebraska, and he expected 5 to 6 inches to accumulate by the storm's exit around 3 p.m. Skies will clear for Monday but there will be lingering wind on the plains. A cold front swings through the Mountains and Front R...

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  • Venezuela to hold early presidential poll in April
Venezuela to hold early presidential poll in April

The European Union on Monday announced new sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials, saying this was an expression of the bloc's concern with the political crisis under President Nicolas Maduro. His regime has also barred many opposition leaders from running or outright jailed them; it has the federal election tribunal under its thumb; it c...

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  • Five missing in Oklahoma gas well explosion
Five missing in Oklahoma gas well explosion

Confirmation of any fatalities won't be possible until the fire is extinguished and investigators can get to the scene of the explosion, said Amy Elliott, a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma medical examiner's office. Sherriff's officials say the fire continues to burn, but it appears to be contained. The fire occurred between the cities of Quinton an...

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  • 15-Year-Old Girl Injured in Shooting at Texas High School
15-Year-Old Girl Injured in Shooting at Texas High School

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office earlier posted message on its Facebook page, saying that "shooter is in custody", and that students were being moved as they continued the investigation. The unidentified 16-year-old left campus shortly after he shot the victim, and was arrested without incident. Shook says she had complained about the suspec...

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  • Lindsey Graham tries to undercut WH aide Stephen Miller on immigration policy
Lindsey Graham tries to undercut WH aide Stephen Miller on immigration policy

Democrats and Republicans who support legislation to protect the Dreamers argue that Trump is sympathetic toward the young immigrants, but is swayed by immigration hawks in his administration such as Chief of Staff John Kelly and senior policy aide Stephen Miller .

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  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map
Pennsylvania Supreme Court throws out state's congressional map

The court gave the state legislature February 9 to come up with a less Gerrymandered map - which must be approved by Gov. Tom Wolf before February 15 - or it would impose one of its own, after hearing testimony and reviewing submitted potential district maps.

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  • Paul Ryan just claimed Obama delayed troop pay during 2013 shutdown
Paul Ryan just claimed Obama delayed troop pay during 2013 shutdown

Senate Republican leaders have said the chamber will vote on the measure to fund the government through February 8 at 1 a.m. EST (0600 GMT) on Monday, unless Democrats agree to hold the vote sooner. "Senator Schumer, do not shut down the federal government", said Ryan, adding, "It is risky. But what's baffling about this, John, is we were in nego...

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  • Sydney train hits barrier at Richmond Station, leaves 15 people injured
Sydney train hits barrier at Richmond Station, leaves 15 people injured

At least 15 people were injured when a train struck a barrier northwest of Sydney , Reuters news agency reports, citing an ambulance spokesperson. All passengers are off the train , emergency services are still on the scene. "[We] saw that the train had hit the end ... it looked like it really slammed its brakes on", she said. A protect...

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