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Global Media African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured
Author: 0 African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured

The tourist who died in the accident is said to be from South Africa. A jihadist insurgency led by the Islamic State group has targeted tourists, including bombing a Russian airliner carrying holidaymakers from an Egyptian resort in 2015 that killed all 224 people on board.

Global Media Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Due To Winter Storm
Author: 0 Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Due To Winter Storm

Kennedy International due to strong winds and whiteout conditions. It urged travelers to contact their airline carriers for updates. New York's Governor, Andrew Cuomo, declared a state emergency for the state, WGRZ reported . Over 4,300 flights have been cancelled for Thursday, with over 9,200 more delayed, according to FlightAware , a plane tracking website. Caribbean Airlines also says it will not be responsible for arrangements or transportation to or from an alternate airport ...

Global Media New York State seeks major offshore wind and energy storage rollout
Author: 0 New York State seeks major offshore wind and energy storage rollout

And, according to Joe Martens, director of the New York Offshore Wind Alliance , that also includes a commitment to solicit bids for 800 megawatts of offshore wind power in both 2018 and 2019 - enough to power 400,000 homes . The ideas are aimed at combating the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductionsput into the federal tax plan approved by Congress and President Donald Trump last month.

Global Media United States places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom
Author: 0 United States places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom

Yusuf added the USA plan to cut security assistance to Pakistan is "a done deal", but it will not change Pakistan's approach on counterterrorism and what Washington is seeking from Islamabad. "Given the strong stance that President Trump has taken on Pakistan recently, the failure to designate Pakistan as a CPC this year comes as a surprise and disappointment".

Global Media Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane
Author: 0 Prabhu Ramamoorthy Indian accused of harassing Sleeping woman on US Plane

The victim, in a statement to investigators, said she had fallen asleep on the flight and woke up to find her trousers and shirt unbuttoned and the man's hand inside her trousers. Campos said her harasser was arrested at the gate after he kept touching her and others on the flight. Ramamoorthy has worked as a project manager in Metro Detroit for more than two years, defense lawyer Richard O'Neill said.

Global Media Thousands of winning Powerball tickets sold in Tennessee
Author: 0 Thousands of winning Powerball tickets sold in Tennessee

Players should always check their tickets carefully because even if they don't win the jackpot, they can still win cash prizes of up to $5 million with MEGA MILLIONS and of up to $2 million with POWERBALL . With large jackpots like these, players are encouraged to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place. "Remember, if you play, it only takes one ticket to win".

Global Media North Korea hit own city with botched missile launch, report claims
Author: 0 North Korea hit own city with botched missile launch, report claims

A Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile, tested by North Korea in April 28, failed halfway through the launch and ended up crashing into Tokchon, a city few miles away from Pyongyang. The Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile was launched eastward from Pyongsong in North Korea's South Pyongan Province. But in retaliation to this, North Korea refused to back down and even warned of further escalation.

Global Media Massive winter storm threatens New York with snow and flooding
Author: 0 Massive winter storm threatens New York with snow and flooding

The term has nothing to do with the immediate hazards of a storm, like cold temperatures, snow or wind; instead, it deals with a weather factor most of us never think about-air pressure. Wind gusts of up to 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) per hour were expected through Friday on Long Island and southeastern CT, with wind chills as low as minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 29 Celsius), increasing the risk of frostbite and hypothermia from prolonged exposure.

Global Media Pak-US row: Parliamentary body to invite military leadership in next huddle
Author: 0 Pak-US row: Parliamentary body to invite military leadership in next huddle

And in a fresh blow, the United States has suspended the entire security aid it provides to Pakistan as the Asian country fails to crack down on terror activities. "Pakistan could be within their rights if they tell us you don't have flyover rights anymore", she said. Kono, for his part, expressed appreciation for the sacrifices made by the people of Pakistan in this regard and stressed the need for a coordinated worldwide effort in the fight against extremism and terrorism, the statement ...

Global Media Senators Head To Puerto Rico To See Ongoing Devastation
Author: 0 Senators Head To Puerto Rico To See Ongoing Devastation

They are scheduled to tour the hurricane-battered town of Las Piedras, meet with Gov. Ricardo Rossello and visit Hospital UPR to hear about the obstacles it faces as the storm relief efforts go on. A group of local engineers estimated on December 11 that roughly half of the island's total 3.4-million population still had no power, according to the Associated Press .

Author: 0 Handelsbanken Fonder AB Buys Shares of 28000 Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC)

Permian Investment Partners Lp who had been investing in Tim Participacoes S A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.01B market cap company. CLSA initiated Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) on Tuesday, May 17 with "Underperform" rating. (NYSE:ECC) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 25.

Global Media Dozens of vehicles piled up on Thruway near Buffalo
Author: 0 Dozens of vehicles piled up on Thruway near Buffalo

The accident occurred on the eastbound portion of the highway. As of 4:15 p.m., all lanes were blocked around I-90 eastbound at Exit 50, state police said. I-90 west is closed at exit 48A (Pembroke). At least one person was killed, according to New York State Police. A travel advisory has been issued for northern Erie County, including all of Buffalo, until further notice due to whiteout conditions.

Global Media Madison County Schools delayed one hour on January 3, 2018
Author: 0 Madison County Schools delayed one hour on January 3, 2018

Luten said that the district announced the 2-hour delay yesterday in anticipation of issues with the buses starting up after sitting idle for the entire winter break. Buses arrive at the designated bus stop two hours later than on a normal school day. Jackson County Schools will be on a two-hour delay Thursday and Friday.

Global Media 2 die in climbing accident on South Africa's Table Mountain
Author: 0 2 die in climbing accident on South Africa's Table Mountain

Two climbers have died following a dramatic search and rescue operation on New Year's Day, News24 reported . But the bodies were not recovered until first light on Tuesday. The last people were brought down at 00:33, the cableway said in a statement . An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths is under way, but local media reports the ropes had not broken.

Global Media Tiger Zinda Hai box office collection: Salman Khan starrer continues to rule
Author: 0 Tiger Zinda Hai box office collection: Salman Khan starrer continues to rule

The film collected over Rs 200 crore in just a week from its release and over the weekend, plus Monday ( New Year), Tiger Zinda Hai's total earnings were over Rs 45 crore. The film Tiger Zinda Hai has released on Friday and running with extraordinary collections. If Tiger Zinda Hai actually crosses the much-closer and much-awaited Rs 300 crore mark, it will be the only 2017 film (obviously apart from Baahubali 2 that has cemented its position at Rs 500 crore mark) to achieve that feat.

Global Media Mayor de Blasio to announce new barriers to prevent vehicle ramming attacks
Author: 0 Mayor de Blasio to announce new barriers to prevent vehicle ramming attacks

Several sites in Manhattan have been given temporary concrete barriers in the wake of recent terror attacks involving vehicles. The thin, cylindrical, waist-height metal bollards are meant to be a more attractive alternative to the hulking concrete blocks the New York Police Department had deposited in busier areas around the city following the vehicle attacks, de Blasio said.

Global Media Vijay Gokhale to replace Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary
Author: 0 Vijay Gokhale to replace Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary

Jaishankar was appointed foreign secretary for two years in January 2015, just a few days before his retirement, replacing Sujata Singh. A low-profile but extremely efficient diplomat, Gokhale was until recently India's Ambassador to China and conducted thorny negotiations to bring to an end the 72-day military stand-off at Doklam.

Global Media H-1B visa extensions may come to an end
Author: 0 H-1B visa extensions may come to an end

The Trump administration is considering a proposal that would prevent extensions of H-1B visa. The Department of Homeland Security, the body that looks after public security, immigration, citizenship etc, is considering a measure which could stop foreign workers from keeping their H-1B visas while their green card applications are pending.

Global Media Gunmen storm church in southern Nigeria, killing at least 17
Author: 0 Gunmen storm church in southern Nigeria, killing at least 17

The source stated that the gunmen suspected to be working for an outlawed militant leader ambushed the victims as they were returning from crossover night church service from different churches around 12:25am. "It is unfortunate that when people were looking forward to the New Year, they were killed and maimed in such gruesome, barbaric and needless manner".

Global Media Man Beats Stepson To Death For Trying To Get Cookie
Author: 0 Man Beats Stepson To Death For Trying To Get Cookie

Investigators say the child and his three siblings were in Montgomery's care while their mom, Donya Shenita Russell , 28, was at work. "While she was out working (Montgomery) chose to not only physically discipline this child himself, by not only repeatedly punching and throwing him on the ground-but threatening bodily harm upon the two brothers if they did not partake and equally discipline him", Assistant State Attorney Matthew Smith stated in court.

Global Media Crews called to fix water main break in Hartford
Author: 0 Crews called to fix water main break in Hartford

The cold and rash of water line breaks occurred over the holiday weekend, during that time Missouri American Water had fewer workers available to make repairs. Officials say the ground is freezing, heaving, and moving which can cause pipes to breath. Several water main breaks have been reported in the D.C.

Global Media Woburn Safari Park Fire Kills 13 Patas Monkeys
Author: 0 Woburn Safari Park Fire Kills 13 Patas Monkeys

Three appliances spent two hours extinguishing the flames. Other animals within the jungle drive-through enclosure are being monitored by staff but are not believed to have been affected by the blaze. The London zoo has postponed its annual animal census, which is required by law in order for the zoo to maintain its operating license, because of the fire.