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People At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway
Author: 0 At least 75 vehicles involved in crash on Thruway

The Erie County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services and Erie County Department of Health SMART teams are also on the scene. Crews had to extract multiple people from vehicles and at least two people sustained very serious injuries - including one critical - but many were considered minor.

People Peru bus crash leaves 25 dead
Author: 0 Peru bus crash leaves 25 dead

More than 50 people were on the bus. The nation's deadliest traffic crash on record happened in 2013 when a makeshift bus carrying 51 Quechua Indians back from a party in southeastern Peru fell off a cliff into a river, killing everyone on board.

People Florida to provide Puerto Rico high school diplomas to eligible evacuees
Author: 0 Florida to provide Puerto Rico high school diplomas to eligible evacuees

The hurricane hit on September 20 with winds of up to 154 miles per hour, knocking power out to the entire island. ". Puerto Ricans on the mainland are angry that it's taking too long to rebuild the island after Hurricane Maria ". Unlike Florida students, Puerto Rican students do not have to maintain a minimum GPA or pass state tests in English in order to receive a high school diploma.

People Israel Approves Annexation of Illegal West Bank Settlements
Author: 0 Israel Approves Annexation of Illegal West Bank Settlements

Late last month, the State Department sent a memo to embassies in the Middle East warning of potential unrest. Yoav Kisch, head of the Knesset Control Committee, started preparing for an amendment in the basic law in which the Israeli army powers on settlers are abolished and substituted by the civil law.

People Couple accused of having sex in restaurant in front of customers
Author: 0 Couple accused of having sex in restaurant in front of customers

The paper reported that officers found the couple at a nearby gas station. A man and woman in Texas were arrested over an alleged five-minute-long bout of oral sex in a busy restaurant booth on New Year's Eve. Police said they obtained surveillance video from the restaurant that matched the couple to witness reports. People were allegedly "very offended" by the behavior of the suspects, especially since children were present in the restaurant.

People Minnesota Lottery's annual raffle game yields two $1M winners
Author: 0 Minnesota Lottery's annual raffle game yields two $1M winners

It had been given to him by his uncle, Peadar Murphy , who lives in the village of Castlebridge , near Flanagan's Centra Supermarket where he bought the winning ticket back on December 14. Supermarket owner, Louis Flanagan said: "Once the ticket was validated I asked Kevin for a hold of it so I could become a millionaire for a few short seconds".

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, ...

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