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Author: 0 White Christmas unlikely for Harrisburg, but snow could be around the corner

Then, a shot of colder air arrives for Christmas Day with highs only in the low to mid 40s. Some brighter spells may break through the cloud during the day. The rain last night switched to snow and we are waking up to a handsome light snowfall across the region. "Now with high wind and rain expected over Christmas, and many motorists possibly rushing to get to their loved ones, we are trying to make drivers aware of the dangers and advising them to stay safe when driving over the ...

Global Media New condition for reviving peace in South Sudan
Author: 0 New condition for reviving peace in South Sudan

Parts of the East African country, the world's youngest nation, are on the brink of starvation, and well over a million people have fled overseas, creating the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis. "We are encouraged by the strong statements from the African Union and IGAD making clear their intent to hold the parties accountable", the statement indicated, adding that "The Troika calls on the parties to reconvene urgently to address the important security and governance arrangements that are ...

Global Media State jobless rate drops, local rates tick up
Author: 0 State jobless rate drops, local rates tick up

Both the number of employed residents and those filing for unemployment were virtually unchanged in November, with accommodations and food services seeing the largest gains over the last 30 days. Over the course of the year, he said, payroll and household reports showed rapid growth during the first part of the year with some weakening into late summer and the fall.

Global Media Puigdemont vows to obtain independence for Catalunya after regional election success
Author: 0 Puigdemont vows to obtain independence for Catalunya after regional election success

Rajoy said he would hold talks with the head of the new Catalan government but that leader would have to take up their post in Catalonia itself. A block of separatist parties retained their majority in the Catalan parliament . Meanwhile, computer analyst Didag Fortun says the ballot changed nothing and that politicians "should look now for a different solution to solve the problem".

Global Media Around 70 firefighters tackling blaze at London Zoo
Author: 0 Around 70 firefighters tackling blaze at London Zoo

It was not immediately clear whether any animals were affected, but the zoo said one aardvark was unaccounted for. The fire broke out this morning in the Adventure Café and shop which has a petting zoo area. The cause of the blaze remains unknown. Zoo management, meanwhile, said the attraction would be closed today "until further notice". The zoo, which is located in the north east corner of London's Regent's Park, is spread across a 36-acre area.

Author: 0 VP Pence pays surprise visit to United States troops in Afghanistan

Pakistan Friday lashed out at the United States (US) hours after Vice President Mike Pence's warning that the Trump administration has "put Pakistan on notice ". "We believe that we are now on a path to achieving a lasting victory for freedom and security in Afghanistan". There, the two men discussed the changes to the U.S.

Global Media West Indies win toss, bowl vs. New Zealand in 2nd ODI
Author: 0 West Indies win toss, bowl vs. New Zealand in 2nd ODI

Windies struggled throughout their reply as they were bundled out for just 121 with Lockie Ferguson also chipping in with three wickets. Gayle was ruled out with an undisclosed illness. Astle went for 49 in the final over after the pair had put on a whirlwind 130 for the sixth wicket. It marked the first seven-wicket haul by a player in ODIs between New Zealand and West Indies , while Boult took his tally to 101 in the format.

Global Media Catalan elections highlight divides in the region
Author: 0 Catalan elections highlight divides in the region

US Treasury yields, which reached a nine-month peak after the American tax vote, pushed slightly higher as investors hung up their hats before Christmas and ahead of next week's supply of short-to-medium-term government debt. In a process of societal healing, Carles Puigdemont needs to show Solomonic wisdom and be prepared to share power with the unionist Ciudadanos party, on condition that they campaign together to change the Spanish constitution to allow for a regional referendum on further ...

Global Media Disgraced Boston Archbishop Cardinal Bernard Law dies in Rome
Author: 0 Disgraced Boston Archbishop Cardinal Bernard Law dies in Rome

In response to a question on whether he can forgive Cardinal Law, Cardinal O'Malley said "forgiveness is what Christianity is all about, and that doesn't make it easy". Not so with Cardinal Bernard Law , driven out in disgrace as Archbishop of Boston in 2002. "But I would ask all of us to kind of walk forward in mercy and prayer for the repose of his soul - as we pray for everyone's souls when they pass on to God".

Author: 0 Apple admits it's slowing down your old iPhone

The slowdown was not related to planned obsolescence to push users into upgrading their phones, as some people have assumed, but to protect the phones against aging batteries. The feature is also included in the iPhone 7. The processors in those devices demanded speeds that the batteries could not handle so they shut down.

Global Media 32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India
Author: 0 32 feared dead as bus falls off bridge into river in India

The bus was travelling from Sawai Madhopur to Lalkot when it broke through the bridge wall. "The death toll may go up as some other passengers are still feared missing after they drowned in the river", the official added. "State government is closely monitoring the situation, including rescue operations, and providing all possible assistance to those affected", he tweeted.

Global Media Fodder scam verdict to be out today
Author: 0 Fodder scam verdict to be out today

A special CBI court in Ranchi will deliver the verdict in a fodder scam case on Saturday in which RJD chief Lalu Yadav is an accused. The fodder scam case relates to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 95 lakh from the Deoghar treasury.

Global Media Sam Smith just went Instagram official with his new man
Author: 0 Sam Smith just went Instagram official with his new man

Sam and Brandon are now in London for the holidays and were even spotted by some fans. Both gentleman sported black coats on top of dark shirts, Sam opting for a grey sweater and Brandon donning dark blue. Sam, 25, previously opened up about his new romance to Ellen DeGeneres on her chat show, just days after he was spotted sharing a kiss with Brandon in NY.

Global Media Will Shares of ConAgra Foods Inc (CAG) Keep Inching Downward?
Author: 0 Will Shares of ConAgra Foods Inc (CAG) Keep Inching Downward?

Synovus Financial Corp now owns 8,884 shares of the company's stock worth $318,000 after buying an additional 155 shares during the period. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 211,514 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,931,775.

Author: 0 More Confederate Statues Removed 'Under the Cover of Darkness'

A number of the statues have been purged in U.S. cities since a woman died in violent clashes as far-right activists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August. He outfitted his own unit of the Confederate army and rose to lieutenant general. Forrest also was an early founder and "grand wizard" of the Ku Klux Klan , although he later renounced his Klan ties.

Global Media Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30
Author: 0 Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30

Storm signal warning no. 2 has been issued over southern Palawan while the rest of the province was placed under signal no. 1. Northern Palawan, meanwhile, is under signal number 1. Pacasum said four others are missing in those towns. Residents of these areas must make appropriate actions against flooding and landslides, coordinate with their respective local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates.

Global Media Romania abstains at United Nations vote on Jerusalem status
Author: 0 Romania abstains at United Nations vote on Jerusalem status

With apparent reference to the United States' decision earlier this month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital [NYT report] of Israel, the UNGA called on all states "to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem" and to adhere to Security Council Resolution 478 [text], which urges all member states to withdraw diplomatic missions from the city.

Global Media Services set for Christmas Eve
Author: 0 Services set for Christmas Eve

Candlelight service on December 20 at 6 p.m. Christmas program December 24. Candlelight service, 11 p.m., New Hope Lutheran Church, 119 Cobblestone Court, Spring Mills. Mill St., Humansville. - Christ the King Catholic Church, 5973 S.W. 25th, 9 a.m. Before the service, at 9:30 a.m., Pastor Mike continues the Savior of the World series.

Author: 0 Apple Explains Why Older iPhones Are Slowing Down

Why didn't Apple just include an option for throttling on old batteries in these software upgrades? Apple provided a serial number look-up to check whether a given handset was one of the iPhainting iPhones . The fix was included in the release of iOS 10.2.1 in January. It's also on track to be rolled out to newer devices in the future. Owners of iPhones have long said that their devices seem to slow down over time and that replacing the battery seems to boost performance.

Global Media Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat again, meet victorious Congress MLAs
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat again, meet victorious Congress MLAs

While Sonia Gandhi continues to be the CPP leader, there are mixed views among leaders on whether she should soon hand over the leadership of the parliamentary wing of the party as well. "The Prime Minister gains in stature, not diminish if he apologises", said Randeep Surjewala, chief spokesperson of the Congress while briefing the media on the main points of the Working Committee meet.