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As temps rise, forecasters warn of flooding, then more wintry weather

Friday's temps are predicted to fall to around 20 degrees by 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service . Precipitation started today in the form o...


State Department Rolls Out New Travel Advisory Program

The advisory has been issued by the United States State Department, which asked the citizens to avoid going to Jammu and Kashmir except for the Buddhist-domin...


More cases in E. coli outbreak

Consumer Reports , however, is still saying to avoid romaine lettuce. Some individuals may develop a severe illness called hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, wh...


No thaw as Mass. gas prices rise higher

Gas prices in MA are on the rise. The Florida average of $2.44 was unchanged. As of publishing of this article Shell had yet to raise their prices; however, a...


President Oprah? After the Golden Globes, Some Have a 2020 Vision

When Reese Witherspoon presented Oprah Winfrey with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes, she told the audience that "everyone loves Oprah". "It...


Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Ellen and Stu Smith are champions for the use of medical cannabis for chronic pain-and they believed something like this could happen. Walker said he's commit...


Tamil Nadu: Govt appeals transport employees to come back for work

The unions, including DMK-affiliated LPF and CITU, rejected the state government's ultimatum to return to work or face "consequences" and also claimed they had ...


Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M

And that's prompting people to buy more tickets rather than just one. There were also eight Match 5 winners from across the country, with California, Massachu...


Massive winter storm slams US East Coast

Bombogenesis , or a storm bombing out, means the surface pressure of the storm will drop 24 millibars in 24 hours, or at the rate of 1 millibar per hour. Meteor...


U.S. adds Pakistan to 'special watch list' for religious freedom violations

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson placed Pakistan on a special watch list Thursday for severe violations of religious freedom. Pakistan was added to the list u...


Vaccinations in United Kingdom may do little to halt deadly 'Aussie flu'

Although the number of flu-related deaths recorded in Ireland so far is under ten, 73 people have been hospitalised and the Irish Health Service Executive is ...


Delhi witnesses first episode of very dense fog, visibility drops to nil

A large number of flights and trains were delayed. As of last updating this report, there were no cancellations though as many as 20 flights had been delayed....


Sensex, Nifty record biggest annual gain since 2014

The Sensex clocked its best performance in recent years in 2017, rising by 7,430.37, or 27.91 per cent year-on-year. While the Sensex closed 208 points higher...


United Blood Services donations drop as temperatures plummet

Canadian Blood Services will open its clinic at Eau Claire Market on New Year's Day, allowing the refugees to give blood and help with what is often a slow time...


Queen hails terror-hit United Kingdom cities in Christmas Day message

Manchester suffered the worst terrorist attack in United Kingdom soil this year when twenty two people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated a device as ...


Kulbhushan Jadhav thanks Pakistan govt for allowing him to meet his family

India has also handed over to Pakistan an appeal by Jadhav's mother, initiating a process to get his conviction overturned. The mother and wife of Kulbhusha...


Department of Health Urges Flu Shots as Influenza on the Rise

Officials say flu activity began earlier this season than usual. DPHHS says cases of the flu are slightly higher then they were at this time in 2016. Dr. Rich...


Campbell Soup Will Be The New Owner Of Cape Cod Potato Chips

Campbell Soup says the acquisition of Snyder's-Lance will accelerate its access to quickly growing avenues for distributing its goods, including convenience st...


Flu-related hospital stays up at Fairfield Medical Center

Flu infection can create or exacerbate other health factors, which are then listed as the cause of death on death certificates, for example cardiovascular dise...


Creek Fire above Sylmar destroys or damages 30 homes

According to the Associated Press, 25 racing horses valued at hundreds of thousands of dollars each died when eight barns at the San Luis Rey Downs in Bonsall w...