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Obama urges Trump to take foreign election impact seriously

Trump has downplayed the Russian hacks and questioned the intelligence analysis of the Central Intelligence Agency that the Russians intervened to help Trump win the election. In an interview with NPR that aired Friday, Obama attempted a balance, saying it was clear Trump and his team knew what Russia's intentions were, but arguing the issue shouldn't become mired in partisan politics.

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Warm Tonight, Rain + Cold Sunday

Winds from the northwest will be strong at 15-20 miles per hour, with higher gusts, before they relax to around 10 miles per hour tonight. This warm air is ahead of a cold front that's still back to our west. Temperatures will rise overnight. Warmer air continues to move in from the southwest, and our temperatures will jump quite a bit for the second half of the weekend.

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Ricky Wilson, KT Tunstall & David Gray perform In Jox Cox Tribute Single

Today The Rolling Stones waived their claim to royalties for the single and bookmaker William Hill said it would donate all money staked on the cover to charity. "I'd urge people to download the single if they can - the money raised will be going to a very good cause". "We all recognise that Jo Cox was a very fine member of this House.it's right, I think, that the chancellor of the exchequer is waiving the Value-Added Tax on this single".

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Winter storm doesn't materialize, but cold temps on way

Severe weather is forecast around Lawrenceburg, Waynesboro and Linden. Because of this, the National Weather Service has winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings for the entire region. Ice accumulations of one-tenth of an inch are possible. The weather service in Birmingham said some of the typically colder spots in Marion, Winston and Lamar counties could possibly see some freezing rain, but temperatures were expected to be near or above freezing and the impact minimal.

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Dead, 6 Injured After Large Tree Falls on Wedding Party in Whittier

Several people were trapped after the tree toppled Saturday in Whittier at Penn Park. One witness shared a photo of the scene on their Twitter page, which they captioned, "Tree fell on ppl at Penn park". Their position meant a majority of the victims' injuries appeared to be minor, although Whittier police said a 4-year-old girl suffered head trauma in the crash.

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NC Gov. McCrory signs bill stripping incoming Cooper of some powers

The governor will appoint the other four. Pat McCrory, who was defeated by Cooper in November. Friday's votes came roughly two weeks after McCrory conceded to Attorney General Roy Cooper (D) in the nation's closest governor's race of 2016, winning by approximately 10,000 votes out of more than 4 million cast.

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Yankees' Chapman: Cubs' Maddon misused me during postseason

The Cubs overcame a two-run, game-tying, eighth-inning home run allowed by the flame-throwing left-hander in Game 7 against the Cleveland Indians - one day after he was sent out in the ninth inning of Game 6 , despite a seven-run Chicago lead.

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Weather Authority: Plunging temps, risky wind chill

Monday, Wind Chill values could drop into the Upper Teens to Near 20 with a light freeze. Wind chill values will continue to hover below zero for much of the morning, and even with sunshine returning our wind chills will still only recover to the single digits for most of the afternoon hours.

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) Short Interest Down 39.1% in November

Deutsche Bank initiated it with "Hold" rating and $81 target price in Thursday, September 29 report. 10/19/2016 - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at SunTrust. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 21st will be given a $0.48 dividend. It has a dividend yield of 2.24%. Royal Caribbean Cruises's payout ratio is now 33.86%.

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Colorado Springs-area schools to allow teachers to arm themselves

The district joins a growing yet still relatively small number of districts across the country that have adopted similar policies, sparked by fear of school shootings, such as those that occurred at Sandy Hook and Columbine High School in Colorado on April 20, 1999.

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Driver Charged in Deadly Chattanooga Bus Crash to Appear Before Grand Jury

Officer Joe Warren of the Chattanooga Police Department's traffic division revealed the estimation in Hamilton County court on Thursday. Walker was arrested hours after the incident and charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, as well as reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

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Light snow tonight, icy Saturday morning

In parts of Vermont, New Hampshire and ME overnight, the frigid weather and wind will cause temperatures to dip below zero as winds gust up to 30 miles per hour and chills near minus-20. "Snow came to an end earlier this afternoon with many areas picking up 4-8" of snow. Temperatures will continue to rise as a strong southerly wind sends milder air our way.

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New charges against UW rape suspect

In addition to lessening travel burdens for their client, the defense said the high bail amount would give the state enough time to add any other criminal charges they saw fit. Last week, Cook's attorneys, Christopher Van Wagner and Jessa Nicholson, filed a motion asking for Cook's bail to be reduced to a signature bond. Cook is also not allowed to enter Dane County except for court, attorney meetings, and UW Administrative hearings.

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'Frozen woman' turns out to be mannequin

The Times Union of Albany reports that a caller told police there was an elderly woman "frozen to death" in a parked vehicle. When officers arrived, they found what appeared to be an elderly woman sitting in the passenger seat of the auto, wearing a seat belt and an oxygen mask.

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Slick roads cause crashes in Maryland, Virginia

The snow started falling early Saturday. Roadways will become slippery and may freeze as temperatures fall below the freezing mark, the National Weather Service warned motorists. Though not an epic storm, this snow strikes during the last weekend before the Christmas holiday, and has made roads and highways slick across almost the entirety of New England.

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Tennessee Inmates Captured in Georgia Following High-Speed Chase

Two inmates who escaped from a jailhouse in rural Tennessee were captured in northern Georgia hours later Friday night following a high-speed chase, authorities said. Moore and Lorenz were taken to the Jefferson County Jail and charged with aggravated assault on an officer and escape, the release states. Extra officers are at schools in Sevierville as a precaution.

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Parents wake up to find odd man holding their toddler

An Arizona man accused of picking up a 2-year-old girl in the home of a family he didn't know said Friday that he was drinking at a friend's place and accidentally went into the wrong apartment after going outside to smoke a cigarette. When he was told the "midget" was a child, court records state he broke down crying. It was then a fight began and the father wrestled with Cohen to get his child.

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Saturday forecast: Snow and falling temperatures

It's likely that locations across southern OK may wake up with upper 50s before the front arrives mid morning with the temperature plummeting by early afternoon. The weather service said some areas would also get light snow. From a peak of 21 at midnight, temperatures tumbled to 6 degrees by 10 a.m. The data continue to diverge greatly with what happens for the middle to the end of next week and could have major impacts on the Christmas Holiday weekend.

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Mountain View Lutheran to hold annual German Christmas service

Call the church at 823-3792 for registration information. Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas-More: Children's Mass: 5 p.m. Midnight Mass: 11:30 p.m. 900 W Tennessee St. They have been serving at Wheaton United Methodist Church. CHRISTMAS SERVICE: First Presbyterian Church , 3654 Main St., will host a contemplative Christmas service 5 p.m.

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Give the Gift of Life and Don't Drive Impaired this Holiday Season

Twenty-nine police agencies, including Seattle PD, and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board have agreed to the patrols, which are supported by the King County Target Zero Task Force. "Driving under the influence is not only costly, but can ruin the holidays for you, your family or for someone else's family", said OTS Director Rhonda Craft.

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Anti-Trump Group Plans Protest To Encourage 'Faithless Electors' In Frankfort

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig wants the electors to award Hillary Clinton the presidency on the basis of her victory on the after-the-fact metric of the popular vote that no one - not the Hillary campaign, the Trump campaign, the press or the voters - focused on during the election.

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Storm brings significant rain to California

Santa Rosa (2.57 inches of rain Thursday), Oakland (1.48 inches) and San Francisco (1.31 inches) all received record amounts of rain for December 15, according to the weather service. A freeze warning for Saturday night into Sunday was issued for the East Bay interior valleys and hills, Santa Clara Valley south of San Jose, and the interior of Monterey County, including the Salinas Valley.

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Lake effect snow warning issued for Central NY: 6-10 inches tonight

The snow in LaPorte County was expected to begin later in the afternoon Friday and change into a wintry mix early Saturday . Wind chill values as low as 5. Chance of precipitation is 90%. "Be alert and careful for slick, snow-covered roads", said Rich Hoffman, News 12 Long Island meteorologist. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

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Toys For Tots Campaign Final Weekend

Last year, the company handed out 23,911 toys, 4,537 books and 3,856 stocking stuffers to more than 3,800 children in Frederick County, Shelton said. A generous donation by Target® in Yorkville, IL added an additional $300 to the total used by volunteer shoppers to purchase toys.

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Cop Faces Charges After Allegedly Pulling Over Women to Ask Them Out

Trooper Marquice Prather , 37, has been charged with tampering with or falsifying public records for attempting to cover up his improper stops. As NJ.com reported, the State Police got wise to Prather's cruising when a number of women came forward reporting similar, sleazy behavior from the trooper.

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Unemployment Ticks Up in Florida with Rush of Job Seekers in November

Lawson, who lives in the Orlando suburb of Winter Park, is white. When Gov. Charlie Crist had to nominate a justice in 2008, both Lawson and Gerber were on the short list but Perry was chosen instead. Among them were decisions that refuted the state's congressional and state Senate redistricting plans, rejected Legislature's modify of capital punishment statute and tossed out the Legislature's plan for forcing limits on lawyer's charges in specialists pay cases.

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Bitter cold could yield to snow in parts of New Jersey

This drop will trigger two potential issues, one being a flash freeze as existing water on roadways freezes, and the other being a quick bout of freezing rain, sleet, and light snow. As a cold front approaches, temperatures jump into the 40s early with a chance for rain showers. However, the arctic air will quickly retreat as high pressure moves out into the Atlantic Ocean and a storm tracks to our west through the Eastern Great Lakes Region.

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San Bernardino shop workers armed with sex toys chase out armed robber

While having a gun pointed directly in your face would scare the trousers off most people, these ladies clearly weren't having it with this sex shop robber. "I don't have time for this". Police are, of course, warning the public that hitting an attacker with a silicone wang is unwise, and discourage people from fighting armed robbers.

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City of Beloit declares snow emergency

Friday through noon Saturday, when vehicles will be required to switch to the opposite side of the street until midnight, according to a city news release. Vehicles should be parked in a driveway or an approved off-street parking lot. Motor Vehicles shall also receive a parking violation ticket. During the snow emergency, do not park any vehicle on any street in Monona.

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Police officer in Washington state shot responding to call

As soon as the gunman ran to hide in the home, he resumed firing shots at the officers outside. Local law enforcement and elected officials have taken to Twitter to share their sentiments. Mount Vernon Fire Chief Bryan Brice told the newspaper he didn't know the condition of the officer. The suspect, whose name was not initially given, is well known to police.

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Firefighters contain blaze at Seattle zoo, animals evacuated

Unfortunately, the Seattle Times noted, those at-risk areas technically included large expanses of the zoo's grounds that served as home to any number of "temperature sensitive" animals placed in immediate danger as Woodland Park sporadically lost power and its generators failed.

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Oklahoma rivalry going earlier as Big 12 title game returns

The logic behind the move is that both teams are expected to be the top two teams in the conference next year. In 2017, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will meet four weeks sooner than they did this season. Oklahoma travels to Kansas State (Oct. 21) the week after the Red River Showdown with Texas. The Pokes host Baylor. After the nonconference game at Ohio State on September 9, OU's second game of the 2017 season, the Sooners do not go back on the road until the Red River Showdown with Texas ...

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Boxing champ Crawford sentenced to jail in car bill dispute

Crawford, 29, was remanded in custody on Thursday regarding an incident at a vehicle body shop in April and subsequently denied release on appeal through his lawyer. The WBO and WBC super lightweight champion caused damage worth $3,000 (£2,400) when he forcefully removed his 1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo from a hydraulic lift because he was unhappy with a repaint job.

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Diver dies while inspecting water tower in Braintree

Officials say the dead man's 14 year-old son was at the scene, but the town hasn't confirmed whether the man was related to any other workers. The 1 million gallon tank was drained using a 4 inch hose. Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan says "perhaps some of the equipment may have failed". Water Works Superintendent Louis R. Dutton said this was the first time the subcontractor had been used and stressed it is "typical" for inspections to be done in cold, windy weather.

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Courtroom Applauds as Trump Protester Hugs Man Punched at Rally

The judge mandated McGraw pay $180 in court costs along with a $250 fine. Both men were in Cumberland County District Court on Wednesday where a judge gave McGraw a 30-day suspended sentence and 12 months of unsupervised probation. "You bet I liked it. Knocking the hell out of that big mouth", McGraw continued. "We don't know if he's ISIS". McGraw was filmed punching Jones in the face with his elbow as Jones was being led out of a Fayetteville, N.C., rally in March for the ...


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