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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Shot, Reported Dead

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Shot, Reported Dead Three more people also sustained gun wounds during the attack, according to various media reports . No group has yet claimed responsibility. Ties between Turkey and Russia came under heavy strain after the Turkish military shot down a Russian plane previous year, though both governments have since made an effort to fix them. [Full Article...]

Snow expected to turn to sleet, freezing rain this morning

Snow expected to turn to sleet, freezing rain this morning Sunday and Monday will have highs below 20 degrees and lows in the single digits, according to Accuweather. Environment Canada says Friday night's wallop of snow may give way to a bit of rain or freezing rain Saturday . The freezing rain will change to snow before ending early Sunday morning. Drivers should use caution Sunday morning and be prepared for slippery roads and l... [Full Article...]

Rain, very cold air moves In Sunday

Rain, very cold air moves In Sunday The front will move through the river region tomorrow morning through about 12 PM, this is when the first wave of rain can be expected. Winds from the northwest will be strong at 15-20 miles per hour, with higher gusts, before they relax to around 10 miles per hour tonight. [Full Article...]

Bipin Rawat to be New Army Chief, BS Dhanoa of IAF

Bipin Rawat to be New Army Chief, BS Dhanoa of IAF Army's vice chief Lt Gen Bipin Rawat was tonight appointed new army chief ending speculation on the matter while the government order also supersedes two other top army generals. The new chiefs are usually announced two-three months before the tenures of the current chiefs come to an end. He has commanded an Infantry battalion, along the Line of Actual Control in the Eastern Sector; a Rashtriya ... [Full Article...]

Flynn investigated by Army for wrongly sharing intelligence

Flynn investigated by Army for wrongly sharing intelligence But the outcome of the investigation, which Flynn had previously dismissed, raises new questions about a figure who has been criticized by Trump's opponents for offensive comments about Islam and a propensity to boost conspiracy theories. The investigation was opened after an unnamed Navy intelligence specialist took his belief that Flynn was "inappropriately" sharing information up the chain of c... [Full Article...]

Salvation Army 26th Red Kettle Campaign short of 2016 goal

Salvation Army 26th Red Kettle Campaign short of 2016 goal One copper coin and seven gold coins were found during the money-counting process this week. This is his first season as a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. [Full Article...]

The Best and Worst Airports in North America in Customer Satisfaction

Power 2016 North America Airport Satisfaction Study , released Thursday. When it comes to customer satisfaction, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has room for improvement, according to a new survey. " Portland International (786 points) provides a "sense of place" by incorporating Great Northwest design themes into the airport, even into the flooring itself". [Full Article...]

Winter weather advisory to begin Friday night

Winter weather advisory to begin Friday night Today's cold will set the stage for a period of snow late tonight into early Saturday ahead of a surge of warm air. Rainfall totals could exceed one inch. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. West wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Snow will be widespread and steadier by dawn Saturday . [Full Article...]

1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast

Over 300 local workers were involved in the development, construction and commission of the Block Island Wind Farm , Deepwater said. Deepwater Wind is also planning to build a utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coast of Long Island; construction is expected to start in 2019. [Full Article...]

Single-digit temperatures, foot of snow in forecast

Single-digit temperatures, foot of snow in forecast The cloud cover of early Thursday moved out, allowing the temperature in Athens to drop to a Friday morning low of 28 degrees. The low temperatures will be in the single digits, beginning Wednesday night, he said. A cyclist navigates a snow-covered intersection during a winter storm in Portland on Thursday , Dec. 8, 2016. The leading edge of the arctic air will sweep from the northern P... [Full Article...]

Dylann Roof's chilling confession in new video

Dylann Roof's chilling confession in new video While he objected being classified as a neo-Nazi, he said in the video that he supported Adolph Hitler. The killer then asserted that he had not said anything to his victims, stating "I didn't talk to them". He said during the shooting "there were pauses in between and I was thinking about what I should do". He said he didn't speak and didn't want the victims to speak to him. [Full Article...]

Trump expected to tap Exxon's Tillerson to lead State Dept.

Trump praised numerous candidates he has interviewed for the job in an interview on Fox News Sunday , where he was asked to make the case for Tillerson. Tillerson was awarded the Russian Order of Friendship in 2013. "It's very well known that he has a very close relationship with Vladimir Putin". "Reports that Rex Tillerson could be nominated to be our nation's top diplomat (are) alarming and a... [Full Article...]

Houston promotes Applewhite to head coach

Houston promotes Applewhite to head coach Houston is looking for a replacement for Tom Herman, who stepped down on November 26 for the head coaching job at Texas. The Cougars have recovered from what was a shock (or not depending on who you ask) and have reportedly settled on the next head coach for their program: Lane Kiffin. [Full Article...]

John Glenn, Astronaut And Former US Senator, Dies At Age 95

Former astronaut John Glenn passed away in OH on Thursday, leaving behind an important legacy that inspired millions. Governor John Kasich : John Glenn is, and always will be, Ohio's ultimate hometown hero, and his passing today is an occasion for all of us to grieve. [Full Article...]

Snow showers, cold air here to stay through weekend and beyond

Snow showers, cold air here to stay through weekend and beyond That will, of course keep the wind chill (or "feels like" temperature) below what the thermometer may suggest. Friday will be similar: Temperatures will hit the low 20s but feel more like they're in the single digits, and there will be plenty of wind, Erickson said. [Full Article...]

'Faithless' Texas elector won't vote for Trump

President-elect Donald Trump may have won the election but he still has one final hurdle to clear. Historically, the Electoral College vote has largely been a formality, with the individual electors obediently casting their votes in line with the majority of their states' voters. [Full Article...]

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor Puzder is on the board of the International Franchise Association, a trade group that has criticized the Obama administration. The outgoing president's new rule would vastly expand overtime rights for people who work on salary, bringing new protections to an estimated 4 million workers. [Full Article...]

Church massacre survivor tells of watching son die as trial begins

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel agreed. His first target was the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, the church's pastor and a state senator, who had offered Roof the seat beside him at the bible study. "I killed them. I shot them with my Glock 45". Death penalty cases are usually divided into two parts: the guilt phase - to establish guilt - and the sentencing phase, which concerns whether the def... [Full Article...]

President-elect Donald Trump set to attend Army-Navy Game

President-elect Donald Trump set to attend Army-Navy Game Navy released a video on Tuesday showing off the team's alternate look for the big game. To top it off, Navy lost starting quarterback Will Worth and starting slotback Toneo Gulley in the game for the rest of the season due to foot injuries. [Full Article...]

Tacoma police officer shot, killed: Latest updates

Tacoma police officer shot, killed: Latest updates Two vigils are planned this week to mark his death. "And he demonstrated that every day that he came to work". Flowers and plants are being left at Tacoma police headquarters Thursday as people stop by to pay their respects to a Tacoma officer who was shot by a domestic violence suspect Wednesday night. [Full Article...]


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