• More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

    More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

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    It has scaled up its attacks in Kabul , including on security installations and the country's Shiite minority. A terrorist bombing on a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday prompted a renewed pledge from the United States to continue backing Afghanistan's government until the nation is safe and at peace, US Ambassador John Bass said in a statement.
  • Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb over $300M

    Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb over $300M

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    Memo to the next big lottery victor: Hold off on claiming your winnings until January to bag an extra $4 million to $9 million, courtesy of the GOP and President Donald Trump. Friday. There was a power play victor in Georgia who matched 5 of 5 numbers for $2 million. That jackpot was the largest jackpot ever won on a single ticket in USA history! In this photo, a customer buys Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquor in San Lorenzo, California, Jan.
  • Doug Jones says win is 'new chapter' for Alabama

    Doug Jones says win is 'new chapter' for Alabama

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    He will be sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence and will assume his duties immediately after. The state of Alabama on Thursday certified Democrat Doug Jones as the victor of this month's special Senate election after a judge denied Republican Roy Moore's effort to halt the process via a last-ditch lawsuit charging widespread voter fraud.
  • Daughter of Eric Garner suffers major brain damage in heart attack

    Daughter of Eric Garner suffers major brain damage in heart attack

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    The oldest daughter of Eric Garner , the African-American man who was placed in a chokehold by a police officer, has been declared brain dead with no chance of recovery. But a grand jury in NY declined to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used the chokehold while attempting to arrest Garner for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes outside a Staten Island store.
  • US Library of Congress backtracks on complete Twitter archive

    US Library of Congress backtracks on complete Twitter archive

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    It does not receive images, videos or linked content. Tweets now are often more visual than textual, limiting the value of text-only collecting . "The initiative was bold and celebrated among research communities", the release said. "There is no projected timetable for providing public access at this time". The Library of Congress will soon acquire tweets on a selective basis from 2018 having previously held all tweets that were public.
  • Winter weather in forecast

    Winter weather in forecast

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    Norridgewock and Auburn had 12 and 14.5 inches of snow, respectively. "It will be cold, especially at night". "If you do travel, make sure you have extra warm clothes or blankets in the vehicle in case you do get stuck or broken down". "Our confidence is very high that we won't get anything at all", Palmer said. She said typically the daytime resource center for people in need has between 50 and 60 visitors.
  • Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

    Trump Loses Most Admired Man Title to Predecessor

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    Former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have retained their titles as the man and woman most admired by Americans out of anyone in the entire world. On the men's side, the 2016 election winner wasn't the, well, winner. In the 71 years Gallup has conducted the most-admired poll, the current president has won the top title 58 times.
  • Seminole County Tax Collector Urges Florida Gov. To Allow Early Tax Payments

    Seminole County Tax Collector Urges Florida Gov. To Allow Early Tax Payments

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    Since a national income tax began more than 100 years ago, people have been allowed to deduct from their income the amount they've paid for state and local taxes. Henry, the Haddonfield tax collector, said he is allowing residents to estimate their 2018 bills, since they will not receive their bills for the second half of the year until August.
  • Israel's minister wants to name new train station in Jerusalem after Trump

    Israel's minister wants to name new train station in Jerusalem after Trump

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    The transportation minister, Israel Katz , said Wednesday that the Donald Trump station was a gesture to a USA president who had made a "courageous and historic decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel". Twelve Palestinians have been killed in violent clashes since Trump's announcement. The move comes after Trump unilaterally recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and has prompted worldwide criticism and sparked protests across the world.