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Global Media 18 die as temperatures plunge in US Northeast
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As the storm continued to move rapidly to the Northeast while Arctic air remained in place across the entire US... New York City schools are closed Thursday and sanitation workers are getting ready to deploy 2,200 plows to help clear the streets as 4-6 inches of snowfall are expected .

Global Media Transport workers in TN reject Madras HC direction to call off strike
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Private drivers do not know the route and not many of them are experienced like government drivers, said N. Mani, state deputy general secretary, Tamil Nadu Transport Workers Federation affiliated to AITUC. DMK working president MK Stalin on Friday, spoke to Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palanisamy over phone and expressed concern over the ongoing transport strike and urged the government to expedite talks with the unions.

Global Media FWC rescues more than 100 cold-stunned sea turtles
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A representative for Gulf World said that "by the end of the day Thursday, they will have almost 200 sea turtles at their facility, and expect at least 300 by the end of the week". The last time something like this happened was in 2010 when Gulf World took in almost 1,800 stunned sea turtles. They were taken to the Gulf World Marine Institute in Panama City, where they were placed in warm water, checked over, and will be released back into the Gulf of Mexico when temperatures rise.

Global Media CM Mehbooba Mufti grieved over the killing of policemen in Sopore blast
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Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Munir Khan said that four policemen were killed in the IED blast . "The wounded policemen were immediately removed to hospital". This comes just days after two heavily armed militants stormed a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing a personnel and leaving two others injured.

Global Media State Dept. official: We are not pursuing regime change in Iran
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Police disperse protesters with water cannons and make some arrests. Only time will judge whether the demonstrations will destabilize Iran's autocratic government. Along with human rights, the wealth of Iran is being looted. Reportedly, over 20 people have been killed and hundreds have been arrested across the nation.

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Author: 0 "Bomb cyclone" to slam East Coast with more bitterly cold weather

The bomb cyclone is described as being similar to a winter hurricane, with accompanying freezing rain, ice, snow, and powerful winds. The storm has been dubbed a "bomb cyclone" because of the very fast drop in air pressure it will cause as it moves up the coast, which in turn produces extremely powerful winds and likely some flooding along the coasts.

Global Media US sanctions 5 Iranian entities for work on ballistic missile program
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The United States has imposed sanctions on five Iranian companies it says are involved in Tehran's illegal ballistic-missile program. The sanctioned entities include Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam Industries, Shahid Eslami Research Center, and Shahid Shustari Industries.

Global Media Numbers drawn for $450 million Mega Millions jackpot
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Education Lottery announced Friday. It's a 1 in 12,607,306 shot to win the second prize of at least $1 million by matching five numbers. The Powerball drawing is Saturday night. Or if you're one of those people who do better with percentages: You have a 0.0000000000000011 percent chance of winning both games. But it's a situation that is set to happen more frequently.

Global Media FIR against Mamata for remark on citizenship verification process in Assam
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If there is trouble in Assam, there will be trouble in Bengal. The new mark has been cleared by the Union home ministry for used by West Bengal as its "emblem", she said. The NRC, first prepared in 1951, is being updated in Assam under supervision of the Supreme Court, to weed out illegal migrants. "At a time when the situation in Assam is sensitive on the citizenship issue, such a statement from Mamata Di is uncalled for and condemnable".

Global Media Trump seeks $18 billion for border wall in exchange for protecting 'Dreamers'
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The request, which totals $33 billion over 10 years for border security measures including the wall, could jeopardize bipartisan talks aimed at getting an immigration deal. The Trump administration has already requested $1.6 billion for new barrier in Texas and San Diego for the current fiscal year. "This is not going to get us the whole wall we need, but it's a start", she said.

Global Media Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots soar to a combined $1 billion
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You probably can't, but unfortunately, you probably also won't get the chance to, especially if you're shooting for the moon and hoping to win both the Powerball and the Mega Millions. "I can take care of my family", added Wright. The current Powerball jackpot is the eighth largest, while the Mega Millions jackpot is the 12th largest, 6ABC reported .

Global Media Ridley Scott in Talks to Direct Disney Adaption 'Merlin Saga'
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All I can say is I'm thrilled with what scriptwriter Philippa Boyens has done to adapt this story to the big screen. It's not a done deal just yet, but it's an interesting move from Disney , particularly given Scott's recent comments about the Star Wars franchise , which weren't exactly positive.

Global Media Winning $4 million lottery ticket sold at Tamarac 7-Eleven
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And the price of a ticket is doubling, from $1 to $2. The Mega Millions lottery is offered in 44 U.S. states, Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The estimated jackpot is $460 million. The odds of winning Mega Millions are about 1 in 258 million. The cash value of the grand prize is $291 million.

Global Media Virginia Picks Winner Of Tied State House Election
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Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds , speaks to the press as her husband, Paul Danehy, left, and daughter, Georgia Danehy, listen after a drawing to determine the victor of a tied election at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Jan. He'd held a narrow lead on election night last November, but after a December recount Democrat Shelly Simonds appeared to win the race by a single vote, and Yancey conceded.

Global Media Customers Without Power In Clare Following Storm Eleanor
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Storm Eleanor brought 110-160kph gusts and torrential rain to some parts of the United Kingdom and Ireland creating floods and cutting electricity supplies in some areas. A skier was killed in the town of Morillon, in the French Alps by a falling tree, whilst two people drowned off Spain's Basque coast after being washed out to sea by a huge wave.

Global Media J&K: 6 passengers, driver, swept away by avalanche in Kupwara district
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Teams of police, Indian Army and SDRF have already started search and rescue operations. Police official told Kashmir Life over the phone that rescue operation is going on to trace out the missing people. "7 to 8 persons are still reported missing". The 70km long only surface link, which connects Karnah with Kupwara, usually remains closed in winters due to heavy snowfall.

Global Media China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under United Nations sanctions
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China tightened limits on critically important oil supplies to North Korea on Friday and stepped up other trade restrictions under intensified United Nations nuclear sanctions. "China has always implemented UN Security Council resolutions pertaining to North Korea in their entirety and fulfils its worldwide obligations". They are barred from supplying the North's military or weapons programs.

Global Media Georgia sentences Saakashvili in absentia to 3 years
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Petro O. Poroshenko, who became Ukraine's president after the ouster of Viktor F. Yanukovych, rewarded him with citizenship and a position as regional governor in Odessa. In September previous year, the Georgian Chief Prosecutor's Office asked Kiev to take measures for Saakashvili's extradition, but Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko said Ukraine was not considering such option.

Global Media Fire at home of Moore accuser being investigated for arson
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A spokesman for the Etowah County Sheriff's Department said the fire is under investigation by the Arson Task Force, but no charges have been filed. But by the time the fire was extinguished, all of Johnson's and her family's belongings were destroyed, according to AL.com.

Global Media Twitter Responds to Calls to Suspend Trump
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The company added that removing their tweets "would also not silence that leader, but it would certainly hamper necessary discussion around their words and actions". While we think threatening nuclear war should be a violation of Twitter's policy on violent threats and glorification of violence, Twitter doesn't agree.