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It is valid from 4 am tomorrow morning, 25th December, until 8 pm tomorrow night. "The concept behind yellow level weather alerts is to notify those who are at risk due to their location and/or activity, and to allow them to take preventative action", reads an explanation on the official Met √Čireann website.
  • Julian Assange's Twitter account has vanished

    Julian Assange's Twitter account has vanished

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    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's Twitter account disappeared late Sunday and social media was confused as to what may have happened. In 2012, Assange applied to the Ecuadorian authorities for a political asylum for fear of being extradited to Sweden on sexual abuse allegations.
  • Pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

    Pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

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    The couple did not own the dogs, police said. Steele says a necropsy will be performed next week on the dog who was shot. The Bell County Sheriff's Department says it received a call at 10:20 a.m. "Under no circumstances are you to engage this unsafe animal", the sheriff's department said. According to police, the dogs did not belong to the couple.
  • North Korean calendars show no birthday for Kim Jong

    North Korean calendars show no birthday for Kim Jong

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    This alert posted on the official 8th Army Facebook page on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, warns servicemembers to watch out for insider threats after North Korean propaganda leaflets were found on USA military bases in South Korea . When South Korean cryptocurrency exchange YouBit was looted by hackers this week it seemed to be inevitable that North Korea would be at fault, and investigators believe that's exactly what happened.
  • Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26

    Rupani govt in Gujarat to be sworn-in on Dec 26

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    On Friday, Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel were elected as leader and deputy leader of the BJP legislative party in the presence of central observers finance minister Arun Jaitley and party general secretary Saroj Pandey. He later joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and moved to Jan Sangh in 1971. In 1987, he was elected to the Rajkot Municipal Corporation as a BJP candidate and eventually became mayor in 1996.
  • Arab states believe USA aid secure despite defying Trump Jerusalem move

    Arab states believe USA aid secure despite defying Trump Jerusalem move

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    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says America's goodwill should not be disrespected. "We will remember it when we are called upon to once again make the world's largest contribution to the United Nations". Observers had predicted at least 150 "yes" votes. No country has veto powers in the General Assembly, unlike in the 15-member Security Council where the United States, along with Britain, China, France, and Russian Federation, can block any resolution.
  • Restaurants Open on Christmas Day 2017

    Restaurants Open on Christmas Day 2017

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    There are plenty of restaurants open on December 25 and some have special holiday offerings. Many locations will be open on Christmas Day. High volume Starbucks might keep longer hours while others may only be open in the mornings, allowing employees to go home and celebrate the holidays with family.
  • President Trump wishes troops a Merry Christmas

    President Trump wishes troops a Merry Christmas

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    To hear Donald Trump talk, you'd think Barack Obama was the president who stole Christmas. 'We're going to have a great year, an incredible year, ' the president promised the military members. The president returned to Mar-a-Lago midafternoon and touted on Twitter the tax overhaul bill he signed into law Friday shortly before leaving Washington for the holidays.
  • Winter weather advisory in effect in Kane, DuPage, Cook counties

    Winter weather advisory in effect in Kane, DuPage, Cook counties

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    Monday, DeWald said. A west northwest wind of 8 to 13 miles per hour may gust as high as 23 miles per hour. Temperatures will rise to about 19 by noon and then fall to 12 degrees for the remainder of the day. O'Hare International Airport had seen 1.8 inches of snow by 5:55 p.m. The sky will remain overcast until the late afternoon, at which time it will be partly sunny, with temperature highs in the lower 20s, according to the weather service.
  • Russian Federation slams USA decision to send lethal weapons to Ukraine

    Russian Federation slams USA decision to send lethal weapons to Ukraine

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    The announcement comes after the State Department on December 21 said it had approved an export license for Ukraine to buy certain types of light weapons and small arms from US manufacturers. Previously, the US has provided Ukraine with support equipment and training, and has let private companies sell some small arms like rifles. "It's an accomplice in fueling a war".
  • Bus drives into pedestrian underpass in Moscow, kills four - agencies

    Bus drives into pedestrian underpass in Moscow, kills four - agencies

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    Russian authorities say a bus careened off a road and onto steps leading into an underground passageway in Moscow , killing at least four people and leaving 13 others injured. According to a source, the crash isn't considered to be terror-related. Monday was a normal working day in Russian Federation. The Interior Ministry's press service in Moscow has confirmed the death of four people in the accident.
  • Trump praises latest North Korea sanctions

    Trump praises latest North Korea sanctions

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    While the vote was an impressive show of worldwide solidarity, it was the 10th set of Security Council sanctions resolutions on the North, and analysts suggested that it is unlikely to bring the country's leadership back to the negotiating table.
  • Smith County children without a home after Christmas Eve fire

    Smith County children without a home after Christmas Eve fire

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    Sunday. According to the National Fire Prevention Association , unclean heating sources, primarily chimneys, are the leading factor contributing to home heating fires. They said the children's mother had just brought their presents inside yesterday and they were destroyed in the fire. Following the fire, Spartanburg Police Department posted this to its Facebook page: "Thanks to the life saving efforts by our fire departments, no lives were lost from this tragic incident".
  • USA hails United Nations budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

    USA hails United Nations budget cuts as 'step in right direction'

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    UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced Sunday that the United States negotiated a $285million cut in the United Nations' "bloated" budget for next year. Haley also mentioned that work is yet to be finished on ways to "increase the United Nations efficiency while protecting our interests". While a good day for the resistance, ultimately a UN General Assembly vote is largely symbolic, and this resolution will not stop the US.