• Cold front expected to arrive just in time for Christmas

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    At first, that wind will fuel our warmup. The temp maxes out between 15° and 25° under a mix of sun and clouds with a light north wind . We are dry and very cold for Tuesday through Thursday . There is a growing chance that we will have a white Christmas here in Western New York, despite the recent warmth and snow melt. That means a chance for some Brevard County residents to tease relatives in states like cold-blasted northern states like New Jersey or NY to strike up the ...
  • Richard Childress Thanks 'God, Second Amendment' After Thwarted Break

    Richard Childress Thanks 'God, Second Amendment' After Thwarted Break

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    Childress and his wife were upstairs around 10:30 p.m. when the intruders broke into their home, located in the township of Reedy Creek, N.C, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. He shot at three intruders at his North Carolina home, authorities said Wednesday. The five-time championship-winning owner is offering $10,000 for information that leads to the men's arrests.
  • China's Didi raises massive funding to take on Uber

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    According to Reuters, the latest investment valued Didi at over $50 billion, and also equips it with the cash needed to aggressively pursue expansion opportunities overseas. With a big cash reserve, Didi is planning to increase its investments in AI technologies and talent and the funds will help bring in more diversified and innovative transportation services to more communities across the globe.
  • European Union court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service

    European Union court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service

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    That ruling , which can't be appealed, means that the company could face new licensing fees and also raises questions over whether the company could be obligated to provide employee benefits to drivers. Uber's licence expired on 30 September after it was told by TfL told it that it would not be renewed over concerns that the ride-hailing firm is not "fit and proper" to operate a private hire service in London, citing concerns with the "conduct and approach" of the firm.
  • North Korea vows to strike back over United States global cyberattack claims

    North Korea vows to strike back over United States global cyberattack claims

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    WannaCry infected some 300,000 computers in 150 countries in May, encrypting user files and demanding hundreds of dollars from their owners in exchange for the keys to get their files back. He also called on the private sector to advance accountability and information sharing in support of the US cyber defense efforts. Experts believe that North Korea has more than one ICBM launcher and possibly around 15 nuclear weapons.
  • HAL receives RFP for 83 LCAs from IAF

    HAL receives RFP for 83 LCAs from IAF

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    With no other firm competing for this contract, the Request for Proposal (RFP) issued by the Defence Ministry will nearly certainly translate into a tender for the supersonic fighter jet. But we can improve its various parameters and we are proud of Tejas. With the Navy already holding that the naval variant of the Tejas does not meet its requirements for aircraft carrier-borne fighters, the IAF too has expressed its reluctance to go in for Tejas Mark-II jets.
  • At least a dozen hurt as auto hits crowd in Melbourne

    At least a dozen hurt as auto hits crowd in Melbourne

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    The driver was apprehended by an off-duty police sergeant who held him until police arrived, sustaining injuries in the struggle. Australian police said there is no evidence of a terrorist link to a auto ramming attack Thursday in central Melbourne that left 19 people injured.
  • Uber Should Be Considered As A Transport Company

    Uber Should Be Considered As A Transport Company

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    HAS become the second United Kingdom city to ban Uber after receiving more than 150 complaints about the taxi-hailing app. Paris regulators are already clamping down on Airbnb, treating the home-rental service more like a hotel, and British food-delivery startup Deliveroo is in the spotlight for its treatment of workers.
  • Faction emerges in Nigeria's main opposition party

    Faction emerges in Nigeria's main opposition party

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    Noting that the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee "deliberately refused" to release delegates' list until barely 24 hours to the convention, he described the action as an aberration. In his response, Omowaiye said that, "We know the PDP does not value infrastructure and you are only defending your dead party". He said their intimidation will not stop the PDP from taking over from the center in 2019.
  • 1 dead, 97 injured after natural disaster strikes Iran

    1 dead, 97 injured after natural disaster strikes Iran

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    An elderly woman and a young girl died and almost 100 people were injured as a 5.2 magnitude quake sparked panic in the Iranian capital and neighbouring areas, officials said Thursday. Last month, a 7.3-magnitude natural disaster hit villages and towns in Iran's western Kermanshah province along the mountainous border with Iraq, killing 620 people and injuring thousands of others.