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by | January 06, 2018 | 15:24

Forget Bomb Pops, punk band Tsunami Bomb or Bob-omb from Super Mario Bros . Weather experts are calling this event a " bomb cyclone " because of its rapid intensification. 5 to 8 inches is predicted for the beaches of DE and Maryland, with as much as a foot possible, depending on the storm's path. The storm's focus and track will shift north throughout the day until it brings its worst to Boston and coastal New England Thursday.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:20

An email, sent from the MH Family Support Centre and seen by Reuters , said the Malaysian government had accepted an offer by the company, Ocean Infinity , to resume the search on a "no cure, no fee" basis, meaning the company will only get paid if they find the plane.

by | January 06, 2018 | 13:10

The department, in its report, said the restaurants did not have any permission to serve hookahs. According to the report, the high velocity of winds and combustible decorative furniture caused the fire to spread rapidly and came in contact with the unauthorised combustible thatched roof of 1 Above restaurant.

by | January 06, 2018 | 11:53

The move comes amid heightened anxiety under the aggressive border policies of the Trump administration as well as recent court decisions limiting the government's reach into ubiquitous personal electronic devices. The agency claims that with these searches, it was able to find export controls violations, evidence of terrorist activity, child porn, "intellectual property rights violations", and more.

by | January 06, 2018 | 10:26

His excrement was spread throughout two of the bathrooms on board the plane, and the man had even taken off his shirt and tried to shove it into one of the plane's toilets, airport police said. No charges were filed. The passenger was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Airport Police at the plane and was interviewed by both entities.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:25

Regarding the launch of the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin (2018), YoungGyoo Choi, Senior Vice President of the PC Business Team, Mobile Communications Business Samsung Electronics states, "Our customers wanted a functional, intuitive device that includes a wide range of their favorite features, and that's what we've delivered with the Notebook 7 Spin (2018)".

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:14

Residents across a huge swath of the USA are hunkering down as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by possible record-breaking cold, moves up the Eastern Seaboard, with the worst conditions expected from the Carolinas to Maine.

by | January 06, 2018 | 09:13

Technical analysts that spend vast amounts of studying charts and patterns may be more adept at spotting specific trends. After a recent check, Europe ETF FTSE Vanguard's 14-day RSI is now at 78.63, the 7-day stands at 90.74, and the 3-day is sitting at 99.24.

by | January 06, 2018 | 08:43

A number of states such as Texas have already passed laws requiring voter identification. "Stopping voter fraud is one of the most important things the Secretary of State's office can do", said Kobach. The commission, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, had requested details such as voters' names and party affiliations, birth dates, felony conviction records, voting histories for the past decade and the last four digits of all voters' Social Security numbers.

by | January 06, 2018 | 08:00

Eastern U.S. Infrared (Enhancement 4) of the storm making it's way up the East Coast towards NY. Closure of schools and offices across the USA have been announced on Wednesday while no fewer than 2,700 flights have been cancelled ahead of a major winter storm on Thursday, called a "bomb cyclone".

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:58

Alaska Airlines Flight 915 was scheduled to depart Oakland at 9:15 a.m. EST for Portland , but the passengers were taken off the plane due to the rodent problem, airport spokeswoman Keonnis Taylor said. It is unclear how easy it will be for passengers to reschedule flights for Friday, after the storm passes. The plane will not be allowed to return to service until mechanics make sure the rodent didn't cause any damage.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:56

A collector, according to The Times Of India, claimed the bus services were affected least in Salem district where around 86% of government buses are operating. In Chennai , union members belonging to the AIADMK ran a skeletal bus service, driving in "mufti". Ten trade unions had announced launching the indefinite strike yesterday after their talks with the government over a key demand on a "factor" determining wage structure failed.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:52

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says every few years, Florida is blasted with cold weather and water temperatures drop. "Aggregated animals should not be disturbed, as this could cause them to leave the warm-water sites that help them cope with cold temperatures".

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:42

Four policemen were killed in an IED explosion in Sopore town of district Baramulla today morning. The identity of the 4th slain policeman was not immediately known. "My deepest condolences to their families", Mufti said. The spokesperson said five forces men have been killed and several others received injuries in the attack.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:41

Every corner of Ontario, including the GTA, remains under an extreme cold warning on Friday, with the windchill producing lows in the -35 to -40 range. Extremely cold temperatures are gripping Ottawa for the final weekend of the holiday season. All city-run recreation centres are available during regular hours for those who need to stay warm and the MacNab Transit Terminal will stay open until HSR service ends.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:33

That appeared to be a reference to US President Donald Trump who tweeted in support of anti-government rallies. It wasn't immediately clear if the drop in reports of new demonstrations challenging Iran's theocratic government meant the protests were subsiding or that the authorities' blocking of social media apps has managed to stop protesters from offering new images of rallies.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:27

The bomb cyclone is described as being similar to a winter hurricane, with accompanying freezing rain, ice, snow, and powerful winds. In Charleston, South Carolina, one to three inches of snow and sleet are expected. Boston could get 7 inches of snow, and the storm's track could bring blizzard conditions. The rule of thumb is that if this area of low pressure drops more than 24 millibars in less than 24 hours, then it's a strong winter system.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:30

The first avalanche hit the Sadhana top in the afternoon, sweeping away the two Beacon project officials. Another Beacon personnel remained untraced. "The vehicle is also missing", said an official. Multiple avalanches struck Khoni Nallah and swept away 7 to 9 persons. Three others have been rescued with teams of police, army, State Disaster Response Force and Mountain Rescue continuing search and rescue operations.

by | January 06, 2018 | 07:22

There were reports doing the rounds that the board had suggested 26 cuts to the film, but in a statement, Central Board of Film Certification chairman Prasoon Joshi clarified that they have only advised five modifications, including the title change, but "no cuts".

by | January 06, 2018 | 06:09

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told CNN that he has never questioned President Donald Trump's mental fitness , contradicting a book excerpt published this week in which Tillerson is reported to have described Trump as a "moron".