• Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

According to police, officers were summoned to Skeeter's Pub at 7 Coles Road in Blackwood about 8:20 p.m. for a patron who was escorted from the bar after allegedly striking a bartender and bouncer. Officer Darrell Lester has been with the VPD for nearly four years. We are so grateful to have someone to call when help is needed. "As a law enfor...

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  • University Of Cincinnati Sued Over Security Fee For White Nationalist's Speech
University Of Cincinnati Sued Over Security Fee For White Nationalist's Speech

Spencer's legal team filed a similar lawsuit against the Ohio State University. "The fee assessed is a mere fraction of the costs we anticipate incurring as a result of this event, but we hold firm in our efforts to respect the principles of free speech while maintaining safety on campus", the statement said.

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  • Chris Christie blames Trump for why he's not president, quickly gets humiliated
Chris Christie blames Trump for why he's not president, quickly gets humiliated

Christie's outspoken style was a departure from previous Republican nominees, like Mitt Romney and John McCain, and gave a potential new look to the GOP brand that was in need of a change. -elect Phil Murphy a week later. It is impossible to say exactly how the race would have played out without Trump in it, but it is far more likely that ...

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  • 'Padmavat' Movie To Release On January 25?
'Padmavat' Movie To Release On January 25?

Meanwhile, Neeraj Pandey's upcoming thriller Aiyaari, which stars Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Baypayee and was earlier slated to release along with Akshay Kumar's Padman , will now be getting postponed and the makers of Aiyaari have made a decision to release the film on February 9, after the announcement of Padmavat releasing on January 25.

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  • Eurozone unemployment hits nine-year low
Eurozone unemployment hits nine-year low

Eurostat, the EU's official statistics agency said that the jobless rate fell to 8.7 per cent in November, hitting analyst predictions and down from 8.8 per cent in October. And Spain 's unemployment rate was unchanged at 16.7 percent. So far, there's been little evidence that the steady fall in unemployment has done much to lift average pay ris...

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  • Gov. Malloy proposes statewide ban on
Gov. Malloy proposes statewide ban on "bump stocks"

Permit holders who possess fire rate enhancements prior to July 1, 2020 would receive an infraction and be fined $90 for their first offense. In the wake of the Las Vegas attack, there seemed to be bipartisan support for a bump stock ban at the federal level, but so far no legislation has passed.

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  • Marine biologist says whale protected her from shark
Marine biologist says whale protected her from shark

Hauser thinks it's likely that the whale that head-butted her was similarly trying to protect her from the predator in their midst (she later learned that, while one humpback was focused on her, another was swatting the water near the tiger shark , seemingly keeping it at bay).

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  • 5 killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areas
5 killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areas

Van Hecke says he was told of the death by the Rohters' daughter. Santa Barbara County fire spokesperson Mike Eliason said "multiple rescues from vehicles and structures are underway", adding they've already received a number of missing persons reports.

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  • Julian Assange: Ecuador looks to end WikiLeaks founder impasse
Julian Assange: Ecuador looks to end WikiLeaks founder impasse

The continued exchange between Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno and Assange concerning the latter's involvement in political affairs may be a factor in the request for a transfer. He remains over fears he will be extradited to the United States and put on trial for WikiLeaks publishing leaked secret USA military documents and diplomatic cables in 2...

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  • Legal marijuana in NJ may have just died
Legal marijuana in NJ may have just died

It's early in the history of marijuana legalization, particularly for recreational purposes, so the jury is out on important questions like the public health impacts and the ease with which minors can access the drug. In 2016, the state topped $1 billion in legal weed revenues , allowing the government to bring in more than $193 million in fees an...

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  • German & Italian police smash cross-border Mafia ring
German & Italian police smash cross-border Mafia ring

The mafia clans established a stranglehold on the Crotone economy, controlling everything, including food, wine, forestry, garbage collection, funeral services, and even a refugee shelter. More recently, the crime clan is worming its way into Germany. The 'ndrangheta's presence in Germany first made headlines in 2007, when a family feud between Cal...

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  • Israeli Forces Arrest 17 Palestinians in Overnight West Bank Raids
Israeli Forces Arrest 17 Palestinians in Overnight West Bank Raids

Israeli occupied the Palestinian territories in 1967, and it continues to build settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem despite global condemnations. USA -led Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians broke down in 2014. The White House said on Monday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit the region from January 20 to 23, embark...

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  • Jerusalem should be shared capital: UK
Jerusalem should be shared capital: UK

Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Middle East conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - occupied by Israel since 1967 - might eventually serve as the capital of an independent Palestinian state. On the same day, Trump posted a tweet , in which he suggested he wanted to cut aid to the Palestinians, if they do not want to work wi...

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  • Trump signs order expanding mental health benefits for veterans
Trump signs order expanding mental health benefits for veterans

Currently, only 40 percent of military members have mental health coverage, he said. "They get out of the military and they have nobody to talk to, nobody to speak to", explained the president. Shulkin said that he does not expect the new health plans to require additional funding, despite the expected cost of "a couple hundred million dollars ...

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  • Lane Kiffin: Tua Tagovailoa would have transferred if kept on bench
Lane Kiffin: Tua Tagovailoa would have transferred if kept on bench

Alabama won its fifth national championship under head coach Nick Saban. Down three in overtime and facing a second-and-26 from the 41-yard line, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa brushed himself off from a sack and returned to the huddle. They are so loaded they could bring in last year's No. 1 dual-threat quarterback off the bench with next to zer...

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  • The Trump administration's North Korea plan pretty much starts a war
The Trump administration's North Korea plan pretty much starts a war

Members of President Donald Trump's cabinet are weighing whether the USA should respond to future North Korean missile and nuclear tests with a targeted first strike on one of the regime's facilities. He added: "Mike Pompeo reaffirmed once again that we are only months away from North Korea reaching their final technological objective of nucleari...

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  • HHS Nominee: Conscience Protections are 'American Values'
HHS Nominee: Conscience Protections are 'American Values'

Ron Wyden of OR, the panel's top Democrat, who highlighted splashy charts that showed plainly that the prices for an osteoporosis drug, Forteo, and an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug, Strattera, had doubled during Azar's tenure at Lilly.

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  • Bats 'boiled' alive in heatwave
Bats 'boiled' alive in heatwave

Unsafe heat is roasting parts of Australia with temperatures spiking so high that hundreds of baby bats were found dead on the ground due to exhaustion and dehydration, experts say. Numbers are estimated as between 200 and thousands, as residents of Campbelltown, New South Wales, woke up to frightful scenes. On Jan. 6, a weather station in the...

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  • Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle
Braintree MP James Cleverly handed promotion in cabinet reshuffle

The most senior figures in May's Cabinet, including the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson , and the chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, kept their jobs in the shake-up, despite calls for them to be moved or dismissed. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , a leading Brexit supporter, is expected to keep his job despite challenging May's stra...

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  • North Korea Agrees to Participate in Olympics in South Korea
North Korea Agrees to Participate in Olympics in South Korea

The International Olympic Committee says it welcomes moves by North Korea to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The five-a-side discussion began at 10 a.m. With only two winter sports athletes qualified, North Korea is likely to bolster its presence by sending significant numbers of cheerleaders to the Pyeongchang Games, ...

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  • Rain and snow in the forecast
Rain and snow in the forecast

The School District of Philadelphia dismissed students at 1 p.m. The region is under a "moderate" risk for four or more inches of snow in blustery conditions, the NWS says. South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. The weather service said Wednesday in the area will be partly sunny with a chance of drizzle and a high in the mid- to upper 40s.

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  • Weather Hampers Efforts To Put Out Tanker Blaze In East China Sea
Weather Hampers Efforts To Put Out Tanker Blaze In East China Sea

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang had said Monday that clean-up efforts were under way and that the authorities would try to gather more information about the cause of the accident. The National Iranian Tanker Co. describes itself as operating the largest tanker fleet in the Middle East. If all the cargo from the Panamanian-flagged 274-meter ...

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  • Trump stands on field for national anthem
Trump stands on field for national anthem

Trump is a controversial figure in Atlanta , a liberal bastion in a mostly conservative states. Could it be that US President Donald Trump doesn't know the words to the US national anthem? Trump, who stood on the field of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta , was joined by members of the ROTC units of the two colleges in the national title gam...

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  • Thai Prime Minister uses cardboard cutout of himself to avoid journalists' questions
Thai Prime Minister uses cardboard cutout of himself to avoid journalists' questions

The freakish scene was met with awkward laughter and bemusement as the prime minister turned and walked off. One of the PM's aides came forward with the cut-out of the politician mid-handshake and was directed where to place it. Human Rights Watch on Monday condemned Prayuth's stunt, calling it another show of contempt for " media criticism and s...

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  • Khamenei says US, Britain 'failed to cause Iran unrest'
Khamenei says US, Britain 'failed to cause Iran unrest'

The Revolutionary Guards, the military force loyal to Mr Khamenei, said on Sunday that security forces had put an end to the unrest that it also said had been whipped up by foreign enemies. Khamenei blamed the dissident Mujahedin Khalq Organisation (MKO) as the third side to contribute to the violence in Iran. Khamenei has called the protests...

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