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People Madison County Schools push back start time due to weather
Author: 0 Madison County Schools push back start time due to weather

The Lancaster County School District will operate on a two-hour delay Wednesday due to the possible impact of early morning temperatures on school buses. "We need the additional time from the delay for evaluating and thawing of buses". "It's usually just this first day back because the buses have been in idle for so long".

People Nikki Haley: 'We will never accept a nuclear North Korea'
Author: 0 Nikki Haley: 'We will never accept a nuclear North Korea'

Haley also said the United Nations must speak out in support of protesters in Iran where 21 people have died and at least 450 have reportedly been arrested during violent protests against the country's leadership. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause", she said. "If the Iranian dictatorships history is any guide, we can expect more outrageous abuses in the days to come".

People APC: Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna New Year attacks wicked, condemnable
Author: 0 APC: Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna New Year attacks wicked, condemnable

WikipediaRivers State in Nigeria where the incident took place. Meanwhile, the Rivers State Police Command said it is aware of the incident. We also condole with the government and people of the affected states. "It is unfortunate that when people were looking forward to the New Year, they were killed and maimed in such gruesome, barbaric and needless manner".

People De Blasio's Second Term Swearing-In Ceremony To Be Held At City Hall
Author: 0 De Blasio's Second Term Swearing-In Ceremony To Be Held At City Hall

De Blasio became the first Democrat to be re-elected in NY since Edward Koch in 1985. 'People have to be able to get around but they have to be safe at the same time, ' de Blasio said. Bernie Sanders will administer the oath at the mayor's inauguration. Moreover, if anything, the de Blasio-era police have been more antagonistic to the mayor than in any previous administration, taking such unprecedented steps as turning their backs to him en masse at a funeral and, at the nadir three years ...

People Crews work to fix water main break in Lynchburg
Author: 0 Crews work to fix water main break in Lynchburg

In Maryland Heights, crews spent New Year's Day repairing a water main break at McKelvey and Jonesdale Court. Officials said they first learned about the leak at 5 a.m. Martin adds, the age of the pipe, pipe materials, and subsurface conditions can all also contribute to a break, as breaks can, and do, occur in temperate conditions as well.

People At least nine killed in prison riot
Author: 0 At least nine killed in prison riot

An additional 127 inmates who broke free voluntarily turned themselves in, AP reports. Nine inmates were killed and dozens escaped during a New Year's Day prison riot in a city near Brasilia, the Brazilian capital. Worldwide human rights organizations have repeatedly denounced the Brazilian prison system as one of the worst and most inhumane in the world, with overcrowding, unhealthy conditions in some prisons, as well as mistreatment and torture.

People Al Franken Will Resign on Tuesday
Author: 0 Al Franken Will Resign on Tuesday

I could handle the job", Bachmann said. The letter went to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, Smith, Vice President Mike Pence and the secretary of the U.S. Democrats spent millions trying to unseat her while she represented a solidly conservative House district. I think he did. "My husband and I aren't money people", Bachmann said, suggesting that political candidates are now even larger targets for "frivolous lawsuits".

People Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch won't stand for re-election
Author: 0 Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch won't stand for re-election

Mr. Hatch's decision clears the way for the political resurrection of Mr. Romney, the former MA governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee who is now a Utah resident and is popular in the Mormon-heavy state. Romney, who at times has been a Trump critic, would enter the race as the front runner, given his own popularity in the state. "Although I will miss serving you in the Senate, I look forward to spending more time with my family, especially my sweet wife, Elaine, whose unwavering ...

People U.S. servicemember killed in combat in Afghanistan on New Year's Day
Author: 0 U.S. servicemember killed in combat in Afghanistan on New Year's Day

John Nicholson, the commander of United States forces in Afghanistan , said in the statement. "Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the families and friends of our fallen and wounded brothers". There are now about 14,000 USA troops stationed in Afghanistan to help the country's military battle the Taliban and ISIS. USA officials had hoped by the end of past year to defeat the group, known as ISIS-Khorasan province, or ISIS-K.

People Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body
Author: 0 Florida Man Accused of Killing Stepson, Making Brothers Sleep With Body

Jack Junior Montgomery , 31, of Tampa , Florida was charged Sunday with felony first-degree murder for the killing of his 7-year-old stepson, Brice Russell . Brice was pronounced dead at the scene. WFLA reports Montgomery told investigators he had beaten Russell after he had got out of bed to get a cookie early Saturday morning.

People United Kingdom: 13 Monkeys Die In Fire At Woburn Safari Park
Author: 0 United Kingdom: 13 Monkeys Die In Fire At Woburn Safari Park

Patas monkeys are native to Africa, where they are hunted for meat and persecuted as a crop pest. Despite efforts by firefighters and staff members, all the animals in the Patas Monkey house were killed when the roof collapsed as a result of the blaze, said the statement .

People Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters 'success'
Author: 0 Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters 'success'

The protests began last Thursday in Mashhad over Iran's weak economy and an increase in food prices, and have expanded to several cities, with some protesters chanting against the government and the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

People Dozens of reptile eggs found in Australian school sandpit
Author: 0 Dozens of reptile eggs found in Australian school sandpit

When the volunteers had finished digging - three days later - they had uncovered seven nests and 43 eggs in total. "Snakes don't bury their eggs". "Even when they are newly-hatched, brown snakes can still be very risky to humans", said Yvette Attleir , a Fawna Wildlife Rescue volunteer who participated in the dig.

People Abbas slams Israeli Likud decision to annex settlements in West Bank
Author: 0 Abbas slams Israeli Likud decision to annex settlements in West Bank

By recognizing the Israeli claim to Jerusalem as its capital , President Trump has whether intentionally or not, chosen to also recognize Jerusalem as Jewish, and not Arab, land. Now, the U.S.is expected to relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which would be a symbol of Israel's sovereignty over the city. In response to President Trump's announcement, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) declared East Jerusalem (the Israeli government, which now occupies Jerusalem, ...

People Alabama makes Jones win official as Moore's last-ditch challenge fails
Author: 0 Alabama makes Jones win official as Moore's last-ditch challenge fails

But Moore's campaign was rocked in the final days of the race by allegations that the former judge had engaged in sexual misconduct decades ago, including molesting a teenage girl. Moore, a Republican, is an anti-LGBT, religious right extremist who was twice removed as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court - the first time for refusing to take down a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse, the second time for trying to block marriage equality in the state.

People Arrested protesters in Iran could face death penalty
Author: 0 Arrested protesters in Iran could face death penalty

A young member of the Revolutionary Guards and a passer- by were also reported dead in towns near the cultural hub of Isfahan city, while TV had earlier confirmed the death of a policeman in nearby Najafabad, shot dead with a hunting rifle.

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Author: 0 "Swatting" Suspect In Wichita Shooting May Have Done Same Prank To KABC

Officer Mike Lopez with the LAPD tells our partners at KSN News that Tyler Barriss , of Los Angeles, was arrested at 4 p.m. Friday on a fugitive warrant in connection with the incident. About an hour after sunset, officers surrounded the two-story house on McCormick Street where Finch was at home with his mother and at least two other people - none of them hostages.

People Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $343M; Powerball reaches $440M
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $343M; Powerball reaches $440M

Those are tougher odds thanPowerball, which is a 1 in 292.2 million shot. The walls inside the station are covered in winning tickets, with prizes ranging from the hundreds to the millions of dollars awarded. Powerball made a similar change in 2015. The lump sum, which features a cash value of $278 million, is the ninth-largest jackpot in the game's history, Reuters reported .

People Twins born minutes apart, but have birthdays in different years
Author: 0 Twins born minutes apart, but have birthdays in different years

A California woman's premature labor on New Year's Eve resulted in her fraternal twins being born in different years. The first twin, a baby boy named Joaquin Ontiveros, was born at 11:58 p.m. Sunday night. The twins were born nearly 4 weeks early. But even exhaustion couldn't keep the loving look off Rios' face, as hospital staff took a picture of the team who helped deliver the twins.

People Q2 Weather: Snow exits, cold next
Author: 0 Q2 Weather: Snow exits, cold next

As of 4 a.m. Tuesday , the air temperature in Topeka was minus-2 degrees, and a Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect through 11 a.m. today . New Years Eve is trending clearer than Sunday morning, and that means colder temperatures without clouds to stop radiational cooling.

People Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey
Author: 0 Trump calls for legal action on Huma Abedin, James Comey

The president's tweet comes after the State Department, in a Friday news dump, released a batch of emails from Abedin's account that were discovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on a laptop belonging to her estranged husband, Anthony Weiner.

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