• Unprecedented security expected in Times Square for New Year's Eve

    Unprecedented security expected in Times Square for New Year's Eve

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    Also, expect security checks at transit hubs throughout the city. Lots of people said they planned to avoid the event - not out of fear of terrorism, but out of fear of the bitter forecast. "I've been trying to save money to come to NY to enjoy this experience", Olvah Alhamid said. After three attacks to NY since last summer, including the Halloween truck terror and subway explosion earlier this month, the mayor said there will be an unprecedented level of protection as revelers count down ...
  • President Trump claims East Coast freeze disproves global warming

    President Trump claims East Coast freeze disproves global warming

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    In a tweet earlier Thursday night, Trump suggested that "global warming" (an incorrect term to describe climate change) could be helpful for alleviating cold temperatures reported across the northeastern United States, as well as erroneously suggesting that the United States would be the only country to contribute money under the Paris climate agreement.
  • Some Disney hotels, resorts do away with 'Do Not Disturb' door hangers

    Some Disney hotels, resorts do away with 'Do Not Disturb' door hangers

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    The Contemporary, Grand Floridian and Polynesian hotels all surround the Magic Kingdom theme park. Disney World is getting rid of "Do Not Disturb" signs at some of its signature hotels. Some adult guests are concerned that they might be interrupted during an intimate moment - Disney World is a very popular honeymoon destination, after all.
  • Snow warning issued for tomorrow

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    However, Galway is not on the list of affected counties for the snow and ice alert. However, the snow is not set to last - rain will follow, clearing any snow away. "A dry start to the night over Ulster and Leinster and it'll be cold and frosty with sub-zero temperatures in the early part of the night giving icy stretches on untreated roads and footpaths".
  • Can the Browns beat the Steelers if they rest their starters?

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    Brown will miss a second straight week while recovering from a strained left calf suffered in the first half of a loss to the Patriots on December 17. Both players are very valuable and have had severe injuries recently. "That's what happened throughout the game for us". With one game remaining, the Pittsburgh Steelers have already assured themselves that this regular season will go down as one of their best this decade.
  • Obama keeps most admired status in annual Gallup poll, Trump 2nd

    Obama keeps most admired status in annual Gallup poll, Trump 2nd

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    Nine per cent of those polled said Clinton was their most admired woman followed by former USA first lady Michelle Obama with 7% and talk show host Oprah Winfrey with 4%. She has held the spot for 22 times in total, which is even more than Eleanor Roosevelt, who won the spot for 13 times. Seventeen per cent of the Americans who polled said former president Barack Obama was the man they admired most, down from 22% past year.
  • Record-Breaking Snowfall Blankets Erie, Pennsylvania

    Record-Breaking Snowfall Blankets Erie, Pennsylvania

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    Snow showers likely, mainly in the evening. Thursday will be mostly sunny with a high of 23 and a low of 12. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. The previous state record for a two-day storm - 44 inches March 20-21, 1958, in Morgantown (which is in Caernarvon Township in Berks and Lancaster counties) - was smashed within 30 hours with the possibility of more snow during the day and up to seven more inches overnight, the weather service said.
  • Border Patrol agent wounded from bullet shot from Mexican side, agency says

    Border Patrol agent wounded from bullet shot from Mexican side, agency says

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    Coincidentally, Border Patrol agents stopped a vehicle with $290,000 in cash inside the trunk on the same date a year ago. He did say Border Patrol would provide updates as the investigation continues. Border Patrol have apprehended an Albanian murder suspect who attempted to enter the United States back on December 20. He faces up to six months incarceration.
  • Dothan attorneys will represent teen allegedly beaten by police

    Dothan attorneys will represent teen allegedly beaten by police

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    Upon returning to the scene, police found a handgun on the ground, according to WSFA . While they've provided short statements on Ulysses' Sunday arrest, Troy police and the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) have yet to divulge key pieces of information, despite multiple requests from CNN .
  • Amazon and Apple Discussing Possible Saudi Arabia Operation

    Amazon and Apple Discussing Possible Saudi Arabia Operation

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    Another source confirmed Apple was in discussions with SAGIA, the foreign investment authority of Saudi Arabia. Amazon's dialogs are being driven by distributed computing division Amazon Web Services (AWS), which would present hardened rivalry in a market right now ruled by littler neighborhood suppliers like STC and Mobily.