• Stony Brook family recounts nightmare cruise through winter storm
Stony Brook family recounts nightmare cruise through winter storm

Karoline Ross says her family's cruise started off as a relaxing and fun week in the Bahamas celebrating her father-in-law's 80th birthday and her daughter's engagement. As a result, Norwegian Breakaway's 14-day cruise that was originally scheduled to depart on January 5 will now depart on Saturday, January 6 at 3 pm.

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  • At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast
At least 8 dead and 86 rescued off Libyan coast

The rescue took place one day after 64 migrants are believed to have drowned when smugglers' rubber dinghy sank in the same area of the Mediterranean. The bodies of two female migrants were found on one of the vessels, a statement from the navy added. The chaos has allowed the North African nation to become a major transit point for migrants seekin...

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  • Supreme Court reopens death row case over racist juror
Supreme Court reopens death row case over racist juror

About a month later, Tharpe's wife was driving to work with her brother's wife when Tharpe used a truck to block them. Justice Clarence Thomas, the court's only African American member, objected and was joined by Justices Samuel A. "It may be that at the end of the day, Tharpe should not receive a COA". Thomas wrote that his colleagues "must be...

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  • Mitt Romney successfully treated for prostate cancer
Mitt Romney successfully treated for prostate cancer

News confirmed Monday that Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer. Romney advisers say the 70-year-old former governor of MA is weighing a run in the November congressional election for a Senate seat from Utah, a Republican-dominated state where Romney has a home.

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  • British PM May to reshuffle cabinet, appoint new ministers
British PM May to reshuffle cabinet, appoint new ministers

A replacement immigration minister has not yet been named. There are those in the Conservative Party who want to see new talent rising up the ranks, so expect to see a nod to that. The error comes after the party's website collapsed just as the Prime Minister embarked on a major shake-up of her top team. Johnson, a leading Brexit supporter, kep...

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  • Winter Olympics will be targeted by hackers, McAfee says
Winter Olympics will be targeted by hackers, McAfee says

The extension comes a day before the North and South are due to meet for official talks, in what will be the first high-level contact between the two countries in more than two years. Contact between the countries has resumed since the North Korean leader expressed hope during his New Year's Day address that a delegation from his country might pa...

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  • ACLU says 'The New Jim Crow' prison ban is unconstitutional
ACLU says 'The New Jim Crow' prison ban is unconstitutional

Corrections officials noted there was no departmentwide ban on the book . The New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Monday sent a letter to the Department of Corrections asking why two prisons had banned " The New Jim Crow " by Michelle Alexander , which details how the US justice system disproportionally affects African A...

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  • CAT 2017: Two female candidates, three non-engineers among top 20 scorers
CAT 2017: Two female candidates, three non-engineers among top 20 scorers

CAT 2017 has witnessed 20 candidates scoring 100 percentile. The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer based exam held in India to test the ability of candidates based on Quantitative, Verbal and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning.

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  • Hurricanes And Wildfires Made 2017 The Costliest US Disaster Year
Hurricanes And Wildfires Made 2017 The Costliest US Disaster Year

A researcher for NOAA told CNN that climate change is "amplifying the frequency and intensity of certain types of extreme weather that lead to billion-dollar disasters". Hurricane Maria, which flattened much of Puerto Rico, cost $90 billion, while Hurricane Irma, which plowed into the Caribbean and Florida, cost $50 billion.

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  • Suspect allegedly steals NJ Transit police auto, drives into Hoboken Terminal
Suspect allegedly steals NJ Transit police auto, drives into Hoboken Terminal

It's unknown how the driver manged to commandeer the vehicle. A stolen police SUV crashed into train station entrance in Hoboken, New Jersey. His brief jaunt caused damage to the waiting-room doors, but no one was reported injured, and trains were not delayed as a result of the incident, the spokesman said.

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  • Dad stabs family dog to death to save 1-year-old daughter
Dad stabs family dog to death to save 1-year-old daughter

The child was to be stabilized at Falmouth Hospital and then med-flighted to a trauma center. The vicious attack was reported in Falmouth Sunday morning, and first responders told Boston 25 News it was the most horrific dog attack they've ever witnessed.

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  • 'No Corruption', Says Italy Court, Acquits 2 Main Accused In Agusta Case
'No Corruption', Says Italy Court, Acquits 2 Main Accused In Agusta Case

We have investigated our case independently and our case against both the accused is strong", said a CBI spokesperson. In December 2016 Italy's highest court had ordered a retrial of the case after the former executives of the Rome-based group had been found guilty on corruption charges related to a 560 million euro ($672 million) contract to sup...

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  • Police looking for suspects after attempted assault in dorm
Police looking for suspects after attempted assault in dorm

She says the man tried to remove her clothing. University police have posted a video to their social media pages asking for your help to find the duo. One suspect enters the hall while the other suspect stands outside near the auto. He was wearing a blue sweatshirt and black sweatpants. He was wearing all black clothing and was driving a gray veh...

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  • Road construction issue in Arunachal Pradesh with China resolved: Army Chief
Road construction issue in Arunachal Pradesh with China resolved: Army Chief

He also lauded the progress made in the direction of indigenous development of defence technology and called on the industry to strive towards it. On December 28, Indian border guards saw Chinese civilians undertaking track alignment activity nearly a kilometre inside the Indian territory in Tuting.

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  • Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018
Billionaire donor Steyer says he won't run for office in 2018

While his money would have shaken up either race, it could have been hard for Steyer - who's never run for office before - to find a path to victory. Steyer was the biggest individual political donor in the 2016 election, and his decision removes some uncertainty for California's races for governor and U.S.

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  • Trump's Team, FBI In Talks About Possible Mueller Interview With POTUS
Trump's Team, FBI In Talks About Possible Mueller Interview With POTUS

The discussions included the possible location and length of any interview as well as legal standards and options for its format, including written responses instead of a formal sit-down, according to the news network. Trump's legal team declined requests from comment from NBC. In December, Michael Flynn, the retired general who vigorously campai...

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  • Opposition Leaders Walk Out As Governor Addresses Tamil Nadu Assembly
Opposition Leaders Walk Out As Governor Addresses Tamil Nadu Assembly

Chennai: Opposition parties including the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( DMK ) boycotted the assembly session on its opening on Monday that heard Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit deliver his maiden address to the House. Brushing aside his claims, Panneerselvam had said he wouldn't reply to "those who are in dreamland". Leader of the opposit...

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  • Egyptian TV hosts deny being ordered to publicly back Trump Jerusalem move
Egyptian TV hosts deny being ordered to publicly back Trump Jerusalem move

But the meeting was slightly overshadowed by a recent New York Times report , which said an Egyptian intelligence official was reportedly working to sway public opinion in favor of Palestinians giving up Jerusalem. "We, like all our Arab brothers, are denouncing this matter", Kholi continued. "This thing will become a reality". The Times sai...

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  • Iran confirms its oil tanker incident, says 30 citizens missing
Iran confirms its oil tanker incident, says 30 citizens missing

The tanker, Panama-registered Sanchi , also spilled some oil that the rescue teams from China and South Korea are now dealing with. The Sanchi was carrying 136,000 metric tons of condensate, a type of ultra-light oil, according to Chinese authorities.

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  • No threat at Millville High School, police say
No threat at Millville High School, police say

Officers said the threat is considered to be a hoax. The "student" in question who made the post, Elias Fitzgerald is not a student at Moline High School. The Albemarle County Police Department confirmed it is aware of the threat and is investigating it. "We want to thank the public for calling in with information and the Albemarle County Publi...

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  • Paris Hilton Has Gone Brunette and Our World Is Upside Down
Paris Hilton Has Gone Brunette and Our World Is Upside Down

After getting engaged to Chris Zylka , 32, the star has reportedly never been more ready to settle down and start a family - and she said so herself at a Golden Globes after-party on January 8. The Simple Life star announced the news of their engagement with a series of romantic pictures on her Instagram account, including a photo of the...

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  • DHS announces end to special status for 200000 Salvadorans
DHS announces end to special status for 200000 Salvadorans

The widely expected move culminates a series of similar decisions from the Trump administration to substantially curtail the use of Temporary Protected Status - a protection from deportation and authorization to live and work legally for nationals of countries that have suffered a disaster such as war, an epidemic or natural disasters.

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  • Confirmed! Aishwarya Rai Bachchan To Play A Surrogate Mother In Her Next
Confirmed! Aishwarya Rai Bachchan To Play A Surrogate Mother In Her Next

According to a report in Mumbai Mirror , JASMINE will mark the directorial debut of Siddharth and Garima who have also written the script of the film. While Anil and Aish have worked together in films like Taal, it is the Newton actor's first time with the former Miss World. "We would love to have her but it will depend on her dates", she said.

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  • San Diego Spent $278K to Protect Border Wall Prototypes
San Diego Spent $278K to Protect Border Wall Prototypes

Democrats are planning to leverage the federal budget, which must be passed by January 19 and requires Democrat support, against the wall. Republicans now maintain a substantial majority in the House, and likely wouldn't need Democrats' votes to pass legislation funding a southern border wall.

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  • Arizona down 45-29 to Colorado at halftime
Arizona down 45-29 to Colorado at halftime

Dallas Walton finished with a career-high 15 points on seven-for-seven shooting as the Buffaloes overcame 13 turnovers in the second half. Combined with the Buffs' win Thursday night against No. Consensus top three pick in the upcoming 2018 NBA Draft, DeAndre Ayton was held to just five points and two rebounds before halftime . Arizona calle...

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