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World Media Suspects wanted in armed robbery case near East Carolina University
Author: 0 Suspects wanted in armed robbery case near East Carolina University

The first suspect is a black male last seen wearing dark trousers and a light-colored sweatshirt or coat and running west on 11th street toward Lawrence Street. "Officers made contact with the victims who stated that they were robbed at gunpoint by two men", Lt. Mike Broadwell said in a news release. Police describe the gunmen as a thin black man and a heavy set Hispanic man, both wearing muddy construction boots, dark blue trousers, gray hooded sweatshirts and masks.

World Media Weather service once again warns of risky wind chills
Author: 0 Weather service once again warns of risky wind chills

As of Thursday afternoon, snow was expected to begin between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday and end around midnight. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency cautioned that the expected wind chills are "potentially life-threatening" and warned that the cold could also lead to an "increase in fires from unsafe/improper use of alternative heating sources or people trying to thaw frozen pipes with blowtorches".

World Media Trump accuses China of allowing oil into North Korea
Author: 0 Trump accuses China of allowing oil into North Korea

In an interview with the New York Times published Thursday, Trump claimed "oil is going into North Korea " and appeared to blame China, saying if Beijing fails to put pressure on Pyongyang then the United States may take punitive economic actions against Beijing.

World Media Winter Weather Advisory noon Saturday through 1 AM Sunday
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory noon Saturday through 1 AM Sunday

Snow began around 2pm and has continued to fill in and become heavier. Grand Rapids will see somewhere between 3-5 inches, with Kalamazoo and areas off to the southeast with significantly less snow. Those planning to party on New Year's Eve Sunday should bundle up. Highs in the mid 40s with lows a little colder in the low to mid 30s. The overnight low going into 2018 will be just two degrees.

World Media Al Franken: 'I'm not giving up my voice'
Author: 0 Al Franken: 'I'm not giving up my voice'

Furthermore, 76 percent of voters said "their voices should have been more important" in terms of determining Franken's fate. "We still have a lot of work to do together". The former " Saturday Night Live " comedian first won his Senate seat in 2009, after a lengthy recount. "They knew what I believed in, but they didn't know whether they could believe in in me....all these years later, I am deeply proud of the work that I have been able to do for Minnesotans".

World Media Trump says Postal Service should charge more
Author: 0 Trump says Postal Service should charge more

The Postal Accountability and Enforcement Act enacted in 2006 blocks the postal service from using its essential monopoly over letter deliveries to subsidize lower costs for package shipping that could hurt private shippers like UPS and FedEx.

World Media Texas boy killed after woman opens fire
Author: 0 Texas boy killed after woman opens fire

Castillo and Craig were arrested in a Walgreens parking lot by McKinney police officers. Police say Brooke Craig was arrested early Friday, Dec. Craig has been named in a capital murder warrant related to the shooting. While Craig was leaving, witnesses said she came out of the home firing a gun into the vehicle , which held Castillo, his son, Kaden, and two other children.

World Media Donald Trump slams China and Vanity Fair in busy day on Twitter
Author: 0 Donald Trump slams China and Vanity Fair in busy day on Twitter

South Korea has seized a Hong Kong-registered ship that allegedly transferred oil to a North Korean vessel in violation of United Nations sanctions, the Foreign Ministry announced here on Friday. China has voted in favor of three UN Security Council resolutions strengthening sanctions on the North since the summer. But Washington , convinced that only Chinese pressure will persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to back down, has demanded that Beijing do more.

World Media Multiple people shot at a Long Beach business, Southern California
Author: 0 Multiple people shot at a Long Beach business, Southern California

There are multiple victims at the scene, and the shooter is also believed to have died, the police said. Police say there are multiple victims at the scene but nothing about the number or their conditions. Police said they received reports of a shooter around 2:25 p.m. Friday. Video posted from the scene to Twitter showed a large law enforcement response blocking off streets in the area.

World Media First Alert Forecast: Cold air on the way
Author: 0 First Alert Forecast: Cold air on the way

Happy Thursday! Clouds have hung around through the night and temperatures as you head out the door this morning will be in the upper-20's to low-30's. It will also be windy; therefore, it will feel much colder. Skies will become partly cloudy overnight, with temperatures falling to the middle single digits below zero.

Author: 0 Call of Duty Swatting Prank Gets Innocent Man Killed by Cops

According to authorities, Andrew Finch was shot dead by SWAT team members upon answering the door to his home. A common prank where someone performs a crank 911 call to try and draw a SWAT team to a residence or person. Finch's mother, Lisa, was home when her son was killed . "That cop murdered my son over a false report in the first place". "He loved family", she says.

World Media Top Lottery Fraud Attorney Warns: As Jackpots Go Up, Temptation Does, Too
Author: 0 Top Lottery Fraud Attorney Warns: As Jackpots Go Up, Temptation Does, Too

Saturday night's drawing is the 19th since the jackpot was hit on October 25 by a ticket sold in Louisiana. On Friday, the Mega Million Jackpot is an estimated $306 million following no winning tickets on Tuesday. The numbers from that drawing are 10-12-20-38-41 and Megaball 25. To play Powerball, but the ticket at one of the 22,000 California lottery retail locations.

World Media Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion
Author: 0 Viswanathan Anand Crowned World Rapid Chess Champion

This tournament win also made him the undisputed world champion, when the two faction of worldwide chess came together. Viswanathan Anand checks his final mate in rapid rounds of the tournament, while Ju Wenjun dominates the Women's tournament for the 2017 crown.

Author: 0 Women demonstrate unprecedented courage in Mashhad protest

Iranian dissidents are talking about an "uprising" that may be more significant than the "Green Revolution" of 2009, and perhaps more hard for the government to suppress with violence, especially since some of the demonstrators have indicated a willingness to fight back, or to stand their ground in the face of police and militia action.

World Media Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, two intercepted by Iron Dome
Author: 0 Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israel, two intercepted by Iron Dome

The damage cause by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip that landed at the entrance to a building in the Shaar Hanegev region, December 29, 2017. No casualties were reported from either attack, according to the Times of Israel. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said Trump's move disqualified the U.S. from continuing in its role as the traditional mediator of peace talks.

World Media Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman police constable, she slaps her back
Author: 0 Congress MLA Asha Kumari slaps woman police constable, she slaps her back

During his address at the Congress party meeting later, Rahul said, "I am not happy at it". Congress MLA Asha Kumari had an altercation with a woman constable over entry to the venue. However, the constable has filed a complaint against the MLA. In Shimla , Rahul met party legislators and district presidents and discussed what went wrong in the elections.

World Media How and where to get rid of your Christmas tree
Author: 0 How and where to get rid of your Christmas tree

It is prohibited in the city for residents to burn their trees on their property without following city ordinance. Muscatine: The City of Muscatine is offering to help residents of Muscatine and Fruitland with recycling their Christmas trees according to Kristy Korpi, Solid Waste Manager for the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works (DPW).

World Media Tillerson, Lavrov Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N.Korea: US State Dept
Author: 0 Tillerson, Lavrov Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N.Korea: US State Dept

North Korea had threatened to punish all those countries who supported the bid for sanctions which was imposed following Pyongyang's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The resolution's requirement of a 24-month period for North Korean workers to return home "is the minimum acceptable period necessary to deal with the logistical aspects of the issue", said Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Vasilly Nebenzia.

Author: 0 At least 9 dead in church shooting near Cairo, Egypt

A gunman opened fire outside a Coptic church south of Cairo , killing at least nine people and wounding at least five others before being shot dead by police, The Guardian reported on Friday.The incident took place at the Mar Mina church in the Helwan district on the capital's southern outskirts, according to Egypt's health ministry.

World Media S-400 deal with Russian Federation done: Turkish defense minister
Author: 0 S-400 deal with Russian Federation done: Turkish defense minister

Chemezov said Turkey would buy four batteries and that the first deliveries would start in March 2020, according to Kommersant . However, Head of the Russian State Conglomerate Rostec, Sergei Chemezov , had said on Wednesday that Russia would supply Turkey with four batteries of S-400s under the deal.

Author: 0 Sister of Sydney actress dies in hospital after Boxing Day crash

Police said the three people who died - the sisters' parents and the 50-year-old driver of the other auto - had suffered intense burns. The two women, along with their parents Lars and Vivian, were travelling in a auto near Sussex Inlet in NSW when they were hit by another vehicle.

World Media North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies
Author: 0 North Korea soldier found to have anthrax antibodies

The panel was set up in September to review policies toward the North. The move put an end to the last symbol of inter-Korean reconciliation. Thursday's report said the decision was a verbal order by Geun-hye. A South Korean intelligence official confirmed the news to South Korean network Channel A. "The presidential office inserted the wage-diversion argument as major grounds, yet without concrete information, sufficient evidence and consultations with related agencies, mainly citing ...

World Media US, Israel closed-door agreement on Iran
Author: 0 US, Israel closed-door agreement on Iran

Negotiated behind closed doors, The deal was a series of memorandums of understanding negotiated through National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster which will see the establishment of multiple teams of both U.S. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was also a fierce opponent of the Iran deal and has been united with Trump in his decertification efforts.

World Media Troy accepting prepayment of property taxes
Author: 0 Troy accepting prepayment of property taxes

In most cases, the county handles combined billing for the county and the local municipality in the first quarter of the year, while school property tax bills are sent out during the summer. "There's really not much in terms of property taxes that I could suggest", he said. Tax offices were accepting prepayments at the 2017 rate because 2018 assessments have not been completed.

World Media Crews install crystals on New Year's Eve ball in Times Square
Author: 0 Crews install crystals on New Year's Eve ball in Times Square

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) said Thursday that it enhanced security measures for the coming New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square , Xinhua news agency reported. Monahan, the NYPD's patrol chief, said that beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, crosstown traffic would be shut from 37th to 59th streets and Sixth to Eighth avenues, and the area will be sealed off with concrete barriers, blocker cars and sand trucks.

World Media South Korean military conducts defence drill near disputed islets
Author: 0 South Korean military conducts defence drill near disputed islets

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha apologised for the controversial deal as a panel appointed by her in July to investigate the negotiations leading up to the agreement unveiled its results. Moon's comments came a day after Seoul's Foreign Ministry confirmed a secret deal in the 2015 agreement, Xinhua news agency reported. Shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon showed that China will become the world's second-biggest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this year as it ...

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