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Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

A transformer caught fire underneath a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday morning, forcing officials to evacuate a smoke filled concourse wing and put the airport on backup generators. It’s not clear what sparked the blaze, but it comes on a day when weather-related issues caused power outages for more than 40,000 customers across northern […]

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First snowfall in 28 years hits parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina

First snowfall in 28 years hits parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina

A powerful winter storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain to parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina on Wednesday, January 3, 2017. Although measured amounts aren’t impressive at all, compared to what regions further north are used too, in many places…… Read more »

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US returning parts of WWII-occupied Okinawa to Japan

US returning parts of WWII-occupied Okinawa to Japan

The United States is returning some of the Japanese territories it has been occupying since the Second World War, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says. More than 4,000 hectares (40 square kilometers) of land on the island of Okinawa, which has been under US control since 1945, would be turned over to Japan later this […]

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Thousands of civilians trapped inside rebel-held parts of Aleppo, as Syrian forces advance

Thousands of civilians trapped inside rebel-held parts of Aleppo, as Syrian forces advance

As Syrian government forces continue their advance in eastern Aleppo, thousands of civilians still remain trapped inside parts of the city controlled by the militants who are apparently blocking them from reaching humanitarian corridors, RT’s Lizzie Phelan reports.

While fighting continues to intensify as the Syrian army aims to retake neighborhoods occupied by Al-Nusra Front terrorists and other militant groups, thousands of civilians still remain trapped in the midst of hotspots unable to break away.

More than one-third of the militant-held eastern half of Aleppo has been retaken over the recent days, including a youth housing complex, located right next to a humanitarian corridor.

Though thousands are reported to be desperately trying to get out of the areas which are under the control of either Islamists or the “moderate” armed opposition, the corridor at no time appears to be crowded with people, Phelan reports from Aleppo. Few reports that make it outside of the occupied areas and Syrian troops say that people are being prevented from leaving by the militants.

Some 6,500 civilians fled the newly-freed (more…)

Trump says willing to keep parts of Obamacare

Trump says willing to keep parts of Obamacare

US President-elect Donald Trump says he will consider an “amended” version of Obamacare, an indication of possible compromise after repeatedly vowing on the campaign trail that he would repeal the measure. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal published Friday, Trump said he would consider leaving in place certain parts of the Affordable Care […]

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Advocating a ‘Split Ticket,’ WaPo Columnist Parts Ways With Reality

Advocating a ‘Split Ticket,’ WaPo Columnist Parts Ways With Reality

Since you can’t vote for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Washington Post‘s Robert Samuelson (10/23/16) urges you to do the next best thing and vote for Clinton and a Republican Congress. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson (10/23/16) has an idea for how to cast your vote: To bring this nasty and bizarre campaign […]Source: Advocating a ‘Split Ticket,’ WaPo Columnist Parts Ways With Reality

Banker googled ‘soft parts of the human skull’ before killing wife with ax, court hears

Banker googled ‘soft parts of the human skull’ before killing wife with ax, court hears

A depressed Surrey-based banker stands accused of murdering his wife in a brutal ax and knife attack after googling how to identify “soft parts of the human skull.” Sanjay Nijhawan, 46, who had recently resigned from his high powered job at Barclays due to stress, allegedly stabbed his wife, Sonita more than 120 times after […]Source: Banker googled ‘soft parts of the human skull’ before killing wife with ax, court hears

2nd earthquake in 3 days rattles parts of North Carolina

2nd earthquake in 3 days rattles parts of North Carolina

An earthquake shook parts of North Carolina near the Virginia border in Wilkes County on Saturday night.

The 2.4 magnitude quake hit around 9:50 p.m. and was at a depth of 5.1 kilometers, according to the US Geological Survey.

The quake on Saturday night happened just two days after 1.9 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday at Plumtree, N.C. in Avery County — about 60 miles west-southwest of the Saturday quake.

The Saturday night quake was right along US 421 and was closest to Millers Creek, N.C. — which was 3 miles from the center.

There were no reports of damage.

The quake was also about 4 miles west of Wilkesboro and north of W. Kerr Scott Lake.
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