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First nine-hour-long rainbow gives visual treat to people in Taiwan

First nine-hour-long rainbow gives visual treat to people in Taiwan A lack of strong wind, a partially cloudy sky and moist air caused by seasonal monsoons, are said to have combined to create the band of colour. That rainbow was recorded as lasting six hours, from 09:00 to 15:00, according to the Guinness World Records. [Full Article...]

Bronx police fatally shoot man holding 'large knife,' NYPD says

Bronx police fatally shoot man holding 'large knife,' NYPD says No officers were injured, the spokesman said. Monahan said police were told the apartment had firearms and drugs inside. They were confronted by a man with the machete-type knife. Weeks later, the Police Department released portions of the footage of each of those encounters showing the final moments before the officers fired their weapons. [Full Article...]

Obama and the chicken nugget guy ruled Twitter in 2017

Obama and the chicken nugget guy ruled Twitter in 2017 Former U.S. President Barack Obama scored the most popular post of 2017, earning nearly five million "likes" after responding to the violence at a white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August (17). He posted it the day of the deadly Charlottesville neo-Nazi, white supremacist, white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. (Sad!) And much to his chagrin, his predecessor Barack Ob... [Full Article...]

Ottawa flag ceremony kicks off yearlong state celebration

Ottawa flag ceremony kicks off yearlong state celebration Local governments on Monday raised the Illinois Bicentennial flag to commemorate the start of a yearlong celebration of the state's 200th birthday. Ottawa Mayor Robert Eschbach read the La Salle County Board's resolution recognizing the yearlong celebration taking place from Monday through December 3, 2018. [Full Article...]

Sharad Yadav speaks after RS disqualification: My fight for democracy will continue

Sharad Yadav speaks after RS disqualification: My fight for democracy will continue Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday, December 5, disqualified Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav from Rajya Sabha , following an earlier plea by JDU which alleged that two of its party members - Yadav and Anwar Ali - have lately indulged in anti-party activities. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence denies report he offered to take over as Republican nominee

Mike Pence denies report he offered to take over as Republican nominee Pence reportedly stopped returning Trump's phone calls in the wake of the so-called "p*ssy tape", and campaign staffers wondered whether the deeply religious vice presidential nominee would remain on the ticket. Just hours after the Washington Post published the tape revealing Trump bragging about grabbing women "by the pussy", Pence told the Republican National Committee that he was ready to ta... [Full Article...]

Why Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Is Being Added to Investors Watchlist?

Why Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Is Being Added to Investors Watchlist? Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 7,416 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $161,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. will post 0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year. Jefferies maintained Kinder Morgan, Inc . (NYSE: KMI ) by 3.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. [Full Article...]

5-year-old killed in school bus crash in South Georgia

5-year-old killed in school bus crash in South Georgia Thornell King, with the Georgia State Patrol, told FOX 28 . Georgia State Patrol stated that the school bus struck a tree then landed in a ditch. King said video from the bus's onboard security camera shows the driver trying to bring the bus under control. [Full Article...]

Musk to Put His Personal Tesla Into Mars Orbit

The CEO of Tesla Inc. But if SpaceX is open for other ideas, a crash effort by scientists could send a 230-pound probe launched from the Falcon Heavy to fly by Oumuamua , a newly discovered and first asteroid spotted that comes from another star, Andreas Hein of the Initiative for Interstellar Studies told BuzzFeed News. [Full Article...]

Yashwant Sinha continues his protest in Akola

Yashwant Sinha continues his protest in Akola Later, the BJP leader and the farmers were released by the police. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took on Twitter to support Sinha's fight against BJP-led Maharashtra government for rights of farmers. [Full Article...]

Manchester Arena terror attack could have been prevented, says new report

Manchester Arena terror attack could have been prevented, says new report Had an investigation been reopened at the time, it cannot be known whether Abedi's plans could have been stopped. Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Tuesday that a government report had concluded it was " conceivable " that security services could have prevented the suicide attack. [Full Article...]

Loofe Investigator Says There Is Evidence Of Foul Play

Loofe Investigator Says There Is Evidence Of Foul Play Loofe's date had been with a woman she had met on Tinder . Police say she was last seen in Wilber, 40 miles southwest of Lincoln. Loofe's date, Bailey Boswell (left), and Boswell's roommate Aubrey Trail (right), are considered persons of interest in the case. [Full Article...]

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri rescinds resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri rescinds resignation Hariri said he changed his mind about quitting after receiving assurances from other members of government that they would not meddle in foreign conflicts. The policy had already been adopted by Hariri's cabinet, formed in 2016 after a settlement across political divides that saw Michel Aoun appointed president and the creation of a government including Hezbollah deputies. [Full Article...]

Australia to ban, criminalise foreign interference in politics

Australia to ban, criminalise foreign interference in politics Australia's new laws, modeled in part on the US Foreign Agents Registration Act, would criminalize foreign interference and require the registration of lobbyists working for nation states, Turnbull said. It won't only be just sending information but also receiving information. There will also be a new offence that will criminalise, for the first time, soliciting or procuring a person to engage i... [Full Article...]

Rain tomorrow evening, chilly temperatures by Wednesday

Rain tomorrow evening, chilly temperatures by Wednesday Thursday will have a mix of clouds and sun, and just an isolated shower chance. A strong cold front will approach the area Tuesday . Look for a muggy sunrise start on Tuesday in the mid to upper 60s for the Capital City and be ready for pockets of fog for that morning commute. [Full Article...]

Snow and ice warning as Arctic chill takes hold

Snow and ice warning as Arctic chill takes hold Hurricane Ophelia was named by the US National Hurricane Center in October. Scotland is due to bear the brunt of Storm Caroline but shortly after 2:00pm on Tuesday, Met Éireann issued the weather warning of wind for counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry. [Full Article...]

Netflix fire actor Danny Masterson amid multiple rape allegations

Netflix fire actor Danny Masterson amid multiple rape allegations Masterson denies the allegations and says the encounters were consensual. Netflix announced early Tuesday morning that "as a result of ongoing discussions" the company chose to write Masterson's character off the show. The LAPD has been investigating sexual assault claims against Masterson and a potential Church of Scientology cover-up since March. Netflix is ostensibly following a z... [Full Article...]

Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation

Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation Regulators were analyzing whether the Trump Organization exposed the bank to risk due to bankruptcies in casino and hotel businesses, CBS reported. The bank rejected demands in June by U.S. In September the IRS shared financial details about members of Trump's campaign team with Mueller's investigation. This comes after Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty... [Full Article...]

Spurs forward Kyle Anderson to miss multiple weeks with MCL sprain

Spurs forward Kyle Anderson to miss multiple weeks with MCL sprain The Pistons have lost six straight to the Spurs. An intriguing aspect of this situation is that starting small forward Kyle Anderson left Sunday's game with a knee injury. Jackson scored 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including 2 of 3 from the three-point line, to help the Pistons take a 53-50 lead at the half. Jackson had 20 points in the first half and Detroit shot 48 percent against the l... [Full Article...]

Truckers rally in Lansing against electronic logging

Truckers rally in Lansing against electronic logging For years, truck drivers have relied on paper logs to record their hours. Truckers are protesting a federal mandate they say will be expensive and create a safety risk for them. "Literally, all of our trucks are equipped with these, and it gives them everything from communication and all of their hours of service, everything", said Phil Wilt, president of American Central Transport. [Full Article...]


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