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Heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the USA city of Erie on Christmas day, forcing officials to declare a state of emergency. During the autumn and early winter, cold air pours over the relatively warm lake waters, picking up moisture and depositing it as snow.
  • Gift-wrapped poop sends bomb squad to Steven Mnuchin's Bel Air mansion

    Gift-wrapped poop sends bomb squad to Steven Mnuchin's Bel Air mansion

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    The incident, in which the gift-wrapped box of horse manure was left near the Treasury chief's home, resulted in the involvement of the Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad and the Secret Service. It's bullshit. Warmest Wishes, The American People. "Mrs. Mnuchin & Trump, We're returning the "gift" of the Christmas tax bill". "PS - Kiss Donald for me".
  • Shakira postpones tour over vocal cords, hopes for June return

    Shakira postpones tour over vocal cords, hopes for June return

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    Rest up, girl - we need a healthy Shakira in 2018! "Towards the end of October though, in the home stretch of my rehearsals, I felt a odd hoarseness that impeded my singing", she said. Shakira's hips are shaking just fine-but she's still having issues with her voice. "Though it has been a hard time for Shakira , she is on her way towards recovering her voice fully", the statement read.
  • NE Illinois, NW Indiana Under Winter Weather Advisory Friday

    NE Illinois, NW Indiana Under Winter Weather Advisory Friday

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    Storm near Hawaii will lift up into the Pacific NW and drop down into Montana in a NW flow aloft beginning Wednesday night and continuing into the weekend. Friday above 2500 feet, total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, and ice accumulations of around one tenth are expected. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Chicagoland starting at noon on Friday and lasting until Midnight.
  • Australian actress critical after sister, parents killed

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    Families of her colleagues have been notified of Annabelle's death, 9NEWS understands. Jessica and her sister, who were airlifted to hospital, are said to be in a critical condition and are being treated in an intensive care unit and are in a critical condition.
  • Oregon Baker Refused to Make Wedding Cake; Court Rejects Religious Argument

    Oregon Baker Refused to Make Wedding Cake; Court Rejects Religious Argument

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    The Masterpiece ruling could have a profound impact on both religious-freedom laws in the USA and anti-discrimination laws that protect the LGBT community. On the Free Exercise claim, the court rejected the argument made by the Kleins that the law was created to target religion, thus heightening the level of judicial scrutiny required.
  • Israel and US Create Secret Plan to Counter Iran

    Israel and US Create Secret Plan to Counter Iran

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    The United States and Israel are working hand in hand to counter risky Iranian activity in the Middle East. Citing both American and Israeli officials, the report said the document is created to translate into "steps on the ground" the positions set out by US President Donald Trump in his October 13 speech on Iran , in which he decertified the Iran nuclear deal.
  • Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election

    Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election

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    He burst onto the world stage at Monaco under manager Arsene Wenger and went on to play at some of the sport's pre-eminent clubs: Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan, Chelsea and Manchester City. The commission said 56 percent of the country's 2.2 million registered voters cast ballots in the runoff vote. The run-off was delayed for seven weeks due to legal challenges lodged by Boakai's Unity Party against the electoral commission over the conduct of the first round, but numerous complaints ...
  • Fact-Checking Trump Claim on Making Christmas Great Again

    Fact-Checking Trump Claim on Making Christmas Great Again

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    Trump also took an opportunity to give himself a pat on the back for bringing back the greeting " Merry Christmas ", insisting he "led the charge against assault of our cherished and most lovely phrase". Hinting the saying had gone out of fashion, Mr Trump claimed on the campaign trail that Americans would say " Merry Christmas in every store" once he was in the White House.