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On Dec. 6, 2013, he tweeted that Tennessee and Texas were covered in snow while in LA, it was freezing. "In the east, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record", Trump wrote. Sobel explained that winter will not cease to exist and that cold weather can still happen despite global warming . Climate Reanalyzer map shows below-normal temperatures over the northern U.S.in late December, while most of the globe is far warmer than average.
  • Iran restricts social media networks used by protesters

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    However, in a statement carried by state media, it said, "The Iranian nation.will not allow the country to be hurt". "Many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with regime's corruption & its squandering of the nation's wealth to fund terrorism overseas", Trump wrote on Twitter, echoing an earlier White House statement.
  • Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto

    Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto

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    A record-breaking Arctic air is set to encompass all of Ontario in its icy grip. "New Year's Eve revellers are cautioned that windchill values will be near minus 30 late Sunday evening as we ring in 2018", the weather statement read. Canada's weather agency is reminding people that extreme cold puts everyone at risk and is urging people to check on older family, friends, and neighbours, and to not leave pets outside for any length of time.
  • In 2018, go easy on resolutions

    In 2018, go easy on resolutions

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    So, instead of making grand pronouncements on New Year's Eve, why not try something else this year? "The possibilities are endless!" Most of all, anticipate the New Year with joy and hope, remembering that changing our lives is as simple - and as hard - as making small, concrete changes.
  • Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15

    Afghanistan Funeral Blast Kills 15

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    Another 13 people were injured. Nangarhar Governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide bombing took place south of Jalalabad City at the Muqam Khan cemetery. IS also claimed responsibility for the attack. The latest news comes at the end of a particularly deadly year for Afghans, with the number of civilian casualties on track to be one of the highest on record since the US invasion in 2001.
  • Minimum wage increases expected in 18 states in January

    Minimum wage increases expected in 18 states in January

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    The new figure will be set at €9.55 per hour - an increase of 30c per hour. "In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum wage", he said. "The paid family leave requirements of New York State have taken money out of employee paychecks and have created scheduling challenges for employers in a time when finding employees is hard".
  • Powerball jackpot spikes to $440M; Mega Millions jackpot at $343M

    Powerball jackpot spikes to $440M; Mega Millions jackpot at $343M

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    The cash value figure is the estimated total if a victor selects one lump-sum payment, rather than the other option of taking annual payments over 30 years. No one won the Powerball jackpot drawing on Saturday, and so the jackpot will spike to $440 million for Wednesday night's drawing. IL lotto player Patricia Busking nabbed the Mega Millions in mid-August, taking home $393 million.
  • Bus Crash in Kenya Kills 30

    Bus Crash in Kenya Kills 30

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    Injured persons were rushed to Nakuru Level Five Hospital and Molo Sub- County Hospital. CNN reported the bus was traveling along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway in Migaa on its way to Nairobi at the time of the crash. According to reports, the mishap left 30 people killed onspot while six others died later on while undergoing treatment at hospital. In December previous year more than 40 people died when an out-of-control fuel tanker ploughed into vehicles and exploded on a busy stretch of ...
  • Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reaffirms Hold Rating for East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC)

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    The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $61.1. The Williams Companies, Inc. It is down 0.00% since December 30, 2016 and is. ValuEngine raised Great Western Bancorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust.
  • Houston police: Intoxicated man found with weapons in downtown hotel room

    Houston police: Intoxicated man found with weapons in downtown hotel room

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    He started to fight back, however, prompting officials to call the cops. Houston police and security went to his room to collect his belongings, where they found ammunition all over the room, local NBC affiliate KPRC reported . The truck had temporary paper licence plates. The hotel is scheduled to host a New Years Eve celebration with live music and a 50,000 balloon drop at midnight, according to its website .
  • Douglas County Sheriff's working 'officer down call'

    Douglas County Sheriff's working 'officer down call'

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    The active scene is reportedly at an apartment complex near Denver. " We have multiple officers down ", Deputy Jason Blanchard told the newspaper. Officials said deputies were responding to a domestic disturbance when shots were fired. State Highway 470 from Quebec to University Blvd.is closed, as is County Line Road from Colorado Blvd.to University Blvd. Denver7 has a crew on scene and will update this story as soon as more information is released.
  • 'Frozen solid' sharks found washed up on beach

    'Frozen solid' sharks found washed up on beach

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    The two male sharks were discovered on Skaket Beach in Orleans and Chipman's Cove in Wellfleet, the conservancy's program director, Michelle Wcisel, said in a statement. Wcisel could not say how common cold-shocked shark strandings are on the Cape. Temperatures in Cape Cod have dipped to as low as 5 degrees in the past week.
  • Election: Peterside, Ex-Eagles keeper, congratulates George Weah

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    During Weah's speech at Coalition for Democratic Change party headquarters, he vowed to tackle corruption. Weah, 51, who starred in top flight football at Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan in the 1990s and briefly at Chelsea and Manchester City before entering politics in 2002, won 61.5 per cent of the ballot, taking 14 of Liberia's 15 counties.
  • Cookie-Stealing Squirrel Charges Police Officers

    Cookie-Stealing Squirrel Charges Police Officers

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    At least one officer was wearing a body camera at the time. That's when the squirrel made its bold move. The squirrel ran all over the place, but eventually, officers were able to catch it. 'The homeowner was very relieved that their uninvited guest was set free, ' they said on the post. " Brockport Police will always go the extra mile to help their residents ", the police department wrote on Facebook .
  • Forest sack Warburton after Sunderland defeat

    Forest sack Warburton after Sunderland defeat

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    Forest have one of the worst defensive records in the league and the new owners have concluded that his policy of relying on younger players has made them too vulnerable for the Championship, with the transfer window due to open on Monday and a clear difference of opinion between Warburton and the owners about the club's direction.