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The footage, taken by Peter Cottens in the Silvretta Montafon ski resort , shows thick snowfall nearly obscuring sight of the chairlift altogether, as resort staff climb up to try to help those trapped. Parks were also closed because of worries over falling tree branches. Thousands of households at Lake Zurich were left without power because of the storm and firefighters received repeated calls to help with toppled trees blocking streets and flooding due to heavy rains.
  • Trump Quietly Dismisses Controversial Voter Fraud Commission

    Trump Quietly Dismisses Controversial Voter Fraud Commission

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    The commission, formally called the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, has been bedeviled by internal dissension, threats of litigation and the refusal of some states to provide information. While there have been isolated cases of people voting illegally, and many voter rolls contain outdated data, there is no evidence voter fraud is a widespread problem in the United States or has affected election results.
  • Anxious somebody else is using your Aadhaar details? Here's how to check

    Anxious somebody else is using your Aadhaar details? Here's how to check

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    The authority had further said: " UIDAI reiterates that the grievance redressal search facility gives only limited access to name and other details and has no access to biometric details ". The agency insists all Aadhaar data is protected with the best technology and security standards. How safe is your personal data on Aadhaar? It is to be shared with authorized agencies whenever an Aadhaar holder wishes to avail certain service or benefit of government welfare scheme/s or other ...
  • Dalit Protests Cause Disruptions in India's Financial Capital

    Dalit Protests Cause Disruptions in India's Financial Capital

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    Protests, demonstrations and disruptions have been reported in Parel, Dadar , Goregaon , Khar, Kandivli, Ghatkopar and Mulund, among other areas, the police said. "Our women and small children were attacked in Bhima Koregaon and in Mumbai ", said the demonstrator, Rajesh. Members of the Dalit community shout slogans as they block a road during a protest in Mumbai , India, January 3, 2018.
  • Schools failing to prepare pupils for social-media 'cliff edge'

    Schools failing to prepare pupils for social-media 'cliff edge'

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    In a report published by the commissioner today, called Life in Likes , it states that children become increasingly anxious about their online image as they head into their teens. In the report published on January 4, 2018, she said: "I am anxious that many children are starting secondary school ill-equipped to cope with the sudden demands of social media as their world expands".
  • Iran unrest: Thousands take part in pro-government rallies

    Iran unrest: Thousands take part in pro-government rallies

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    Marchers are voicing their support for Khamenei, chanting "The blood in our veins is a gift to our leader" and "We will not leave our leader alone". They accused the United States, Israel and Britain of inciting the unrest and shouted, "The seditionist rioters should be executed!" The demonstrations, organized on social media, have largely been held after dusk.
  • Fire breaks out at Hillary and Bill Clinton's property in New York

    Fire breaks out at Hillary and Bill Clinton's property in New York

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    A fire that broke out at former president and first lady Bill and Hillary Clinton's home has been extinguished, WNBC reported Wednesday. The Clintons bought the home at 15 Old House Lane in 1999 for $1.7 million. This is breaking news. The Clintons bought the Westchester County home in 1999. An aerial view of the Clintons' home in Chappaqua. "Fire extinguishers were utilised to suppress the fire and members of the Chappaqua Fire Department responded and inspected the area above the ...
  • White Supremacist Terrorism: FBI Charges Man Who Attacked Amtrak Train

    White Supremacist Terrorism: FBI Charges Man Who Attacked Amtrak Train

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    A St. Charles, Missouri, resident, Wilson was a ticketed passenger on the California Zephyr, en route from California to Chicago via Omaha. Taylor Michael Wilson, 26, belongs to a neo-Nazi group, traveled to Charlottesville for alt-right rallies, and talked about "killing black people", his cousin told FBI agents, according to the affidavit filed in federal court.
  • "Severely overcrowded": 38 on trolleys in Mullingar Hospital

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    It is thought the recent surge in patients attending A&E Departments across the country comes after the recent outbreak of the so called "Aussie Flu" which has already been linked to a number of deaths in Ireland this winter. Commenting on the current crisis, INMO General Secretary, Phil Ni Sheaghdha, called the current figures "unacceptably high". "Clearly when we hit a peak like this, we don't have that capacity to grow, particularly in our medium-size hospitals", said Mr McCallion.
  • Stephen Dorff Joins True Detective Season 3 Cast

    Stephen Dorff Joins True Detective Season 3 Cast

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    Investigating the mysterious and baffling crime is Hays' partner Roland West, played by Dorff, an Arkansas State Investigator. The third season is set in the Ozarks with a story that HBO describes as about a "macabre crime... True Detective has a fight on its hands to recapture the brilliance of its debut season but with the news that the Oscar-winning Mahershala Ali is joining the show, fans have started to get excited about what's in store.
  • Suspected Russian jet kills 30 near Damascus

    Suspected Russian jet kills 30 near Damascus

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    In the single biggest loss of military hardware for Russian Federation since it launched air strikes in Syria in autumn 2015, more than 10 servicemen were wounded in the attack by "radical Islamists", the report said. "After dark on December 31, 2017, the Khmeimim Air Base was suddenly attacked by a mobile subversive group of militants, who used mortars". It has however confirmed that one of its Mi-24 aircraft crashed in Syria killing both the pilots aboard.