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The bomb cyclone , which happened overnight, occurs when a cyclone has a significant and rapid drop in atmospheric pressure over a short period of time. In anticipation of up to a foot of snow, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for New York City, Long Island, and Westchester.
  • Pot 101: Facts You Should Know About California's Legal Marijuana

    Pot 101: Facts You Should Know About California's Legal Marijuana

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    The first dispensaries in California opened just this week. Recreational marijuana just became legal in California earlier this week, and it already looks like things might be going up in smoke. I'm very proud of the California Bureau of Cannabis Control who worked through the holidays to make this happen. For many stakeholders in the marijuana industry, Thursday was a hard day.
  • Twitter Shares Statement on Why Trump Still Hasn't Been Banned

    Twitter Shares Statement on Why Trump Still Hasn't Been Banned

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    Protesters in California are calling on Twitter to shut down the President's account after he lashed out against North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un . Some even argue that Trump's Twitter threats are an exercise in nuclear deterrence and can be categorized more as bizarrely articulated military policy than the kind of tweet that might violate Twitter's rules banning "specific threats of violence".
  • North Carolina reports third weather death in winter storm

    North Carolina reports third weather death in winter storm

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    Wednesday , travel will be very risky to impossible during the morning and evening commutes on Thursday. Some parts of MA already saw up to 10 inches of snow. Residents should plan on hard travel conditions, including during the morning and evening commutes on Thursday. "You can find warming centres by contacting local authorities", National Grid power company, which serves MA, said on Twitter .
  • Mega Millions, Powerball Tip $1 Billion in Combined Jackpots

    Mega Millions, Powerball Tip $1 Billion in Combined Jackpots

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    You'd be surprised how many winning tickets are never turned in. According to the North Dakota Lottery website, Powerball numbers are rolled every Wednesday and Saturday night at 9:59 p.m. Mega Millions would be the fourth largest jackpot in that game's history at $450 million if someone matches all six numbers on Friday night. If there's no victor, the next estimated jackpot for Mega Millions is $560 million.
  • Tips for preventing frozen pipes

    Tips for preventing frozen pipes

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    Then there is the technique that I use but every usual site says DON'T DO THIS: a propane torch. No matter the "strength" of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to break. The city said 67 private underground pipes on residential properties and four underground city-owned pipes have frozen so far this winter. People should insulate outdoor faucets and pipes in unheated areas - like the garage or crawl space.
  • Three Powerball tickets sold in SE Louisiana worth tens of thousands

    Three Powerball tickets sold in SE Louisiana worth tens of thousands

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    The six numbers in Tuesday's drawing were white balls 1, 42, 47, 64 and 70, plus the gold Mega Ball 22. With no jackpot victor since October 13, Mega Millions has an estimated jackpot of $418 million up for grabs . The cash prize would be nearly US$348 million (NZ$489 million). Mega Millions will also introduce a $3 ticket that gives players two chances at the jackpot, rather than one.
  • HOLLYWEIRD: Meryl Streep ATTACKS Melania, Ivanka Trump for Sex Scandal Silence

    HOLLYWEIRD: Meryl Streep ATTACKS Melania, Ivanka Trump for Sex Scandal Silence

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    Streep says she believes this kind of behavior is "being corrected in this moment", alluding to the anti-sexual harassment movement taking place in Hollywood and across other professional fields. Don Jr . tweeted Thursday he was surprised the "only person in all of Hollywood who didn't know Weinstein was a serial assaulter (of course she did) has an opinion on this".
  • Ashland University to host speaker for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Ashland University to host speaker for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr . addresses the crowd during the March on Washington in 1963. Five local churches will have worship services in honor Dr. "I'm launching the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay challenge for the second year to encourage young people all over CT to commit to making Dr. King's dream for equality - no matter your skin color, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation - a reality".
  • 'California Resistance' Takes Aim at New GOP Tax Law

    'California Resistance' Takes Aim at New GOP Tax Law

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    Gov. Jerry Brown called limiting SALT deductibility to about an upper middle-class income level as "evil in the extreme", and hissed at Trump's Republican allies for "acting like a bunch of Mafia thugs". But now you could claim a $20,000 charitable deduction on your federal return in addition to your $10,000 SALT deduc tion. The new national tax law slashes income tax rates, but it also curbs or eliminates certain deductions in order to offset some of the lost revenue.
  • President Akufo Addo urges Ghanaian players to be motivated by CAF Awards

    President Akufo Addo urges Ghanaian players to be motivated by CAF Awards

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    President Akufo Addo will grace the Award ceremony which will be held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Thursday evening. President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF ) Ahmad will meet the press this afternoon ahead of the Aiteo CAF Awards 2017 to be held in Ghana tomorrow, Thursday 4th January 2018.