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WINTER STORM: Heavy snow and sleet expected

A winter storm warning is in effect from 4 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m . The National Weather Service reports the incoming storm could make for potentially hazardous driving conditions in much of the region. Parts of Vermont are in for a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain. "The morning commute ( Tuesday ) looks like it will be the worst of it", Evans noted.

Suspect Charged in Orlando Murders Stays Defiant

Local television stations showed Loyd with a bloodied face as a half-dozen officers and deputies took him into police headquarters. The judge has also ordered Loyd held without bond. When asked if kicking him was necessary, Mina said, "the officers were very concerned about what was underneath him". Based on the projectile of that bullet, Loyd was standing over Clayton when he fired the fatal shot, police said.

Rick Perry On Energy Department's Nuclear Oversight in 2014

The nominee told them that he thinks global warming is happening. How do we know all of this? An official at the Department of Energy recently found it necessary to " carefully explain " to a Trump transition aide what the agency actually does.

Senator Al Franken Questions Betsy DeVos on History of Supporting Conversion Therapy

ArtPrize is not Betsy DeVos's creation; it was dreamed up by her son Rick. "When Senator Tim Kaine asked her whether all schools receiving federal funds should be subject to the same federal regulations, she was evasive". "I absolutely believe she believes in improving public education", he said. DeVos: Senator Franken, I've never believed in that. She says that in states like Wyoming where remote areas have grizzly bears, schools should have guns to protect against bears.

10 yrs for falling pregnant to 13-yr-old pupil

A former Aldine Independent School District middle school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her underage students was sentenced Friday. She hooked up with the teen, referred to as JT, after he asked her for her Instagram username so that they could follow each other. She later sent a message to the student after he didn't show up for class, which led to the student asking for her phone number, prosecutors said.

New do's and don'ts for earwax removal

Chewing, moving your jaw and growing new skin cells in the ear canal all help to do this. The body produces earwax, or cerumen, to clean and protect the ears and hearing-earwax collects dirt and dust and prevents the debris from entering the ear further .

Picture 'confirms' romance between JLo, Drake

Follow Alex on Twitter . The rumor mill has been turning about an alleged romantic relationship between the pair after Drake attended two of Lopez's concerts in Las Vegas last month, on back to back days. While speculations are high that the rapper is now getting close to singer Jennifer Lopez, the "Needed Me" singer reacted in the most unexpected way to their building relationship.

Breast cancer likely to return in lonely survivors

Hot flashes can be dealt with in many patients with acupuncture or with venlafaxine and certain other antidepressants that have proven effective in relieving hot flashes. The study has significant limitations. In the United Kingdom, breast cancer screening is offered to women between the ages of 50 and 70-years-old at a frequency of once every three years, according to the NHS website.

Tax havens stashing billions in Australian corporate tax

The list was compiled while assessing the extent to which countries employed damaging tax policies, such as zero corporate tax rates, the provision of unfair and unproductive incentives and a lack of cooperation with worldwide players in the fight against tax avoidance.

Cyclone Vardah: Rajnath reviews situation in Andhra, TN; assures help

Meanwhile, the cyclone has felled several trees and claimed two lives, the government said. Strong wind of up to 140 kph (87 mph) battered the densely populated coast, uprooting trees and bringing down electricity pylons. The incoming flights were diverted to Bengaluru or Coimbatore. The Centre today took stock of the ongoing situation in cyclone-hit coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu even as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured of all possible help to the affected states.

Optimistic women may live longer

The authors of the study say that there may be some people who consider themselves pessimistic and that it will never change, but there are things they can do so that they can have a more positive outlook in life. This study managed to prove that optimistic women have fewer chances of dying from a disease than pessimistic women. Additionally, women in the top quartile of optimism were at 38 percent lower risk of death from respiratory disease and were 52 percent less likely to die from ...

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe's Sky

London-listed Sky said in a statement it had "reached agreement" with 21st Century Fox on a price of £10.75 per share, but there was no certainty that a firm offer will be made. The announcement of the bid to the Stock Exchange saw Sky shares jump almost 30% to £10.26. The media baron's younger son, James Murdoch, was Sky chairman from 2007 to 2012, but was forced to step down because of the scandal.

Surgeon General's warning on e-cigarettes

Younger brain is also more likely to develop addiction, be it nicotine or other drugs. Moves like these make us very concerned that some e-cigarette makers are making the most of the unregulated opportunity to recruit a new generation of nicotine users.

4th Zika travel-related case confirmed in Martin County

Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services inspectors Martin Montemayor, Jr., right, and Rene Martinez gather drainage water for use in mosquito traps set around the county, Wednesday, Sept. Whenever you see mosquito activity, protect yourself and your family from bites". Increasing scientific evidence suggests a link between infection in pregnant women and infants born with birth defects such as microcephaly.

Trump expected to pick Puzder for Labor

Puzder is CEO of CKE Restaurants, the company that runs Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. Warren, who since the election has repeatedly questioned Trump's commitment to the economic populism on which he built his campaign, called the president-elect's pick for labor secretary "a slap in the face" to the working class.

Fire officials investigating cause of Boston-area fire

Mahoney said fire crews spent Sunday morning hosing down hot spots and later assessing the structural integrity of the damaged buildings. Images posted on the station's website showed the street and sidewalk engulfed in flames, billowing thick black smoke, as firefighters poured water onto them from a truck.

Harry and Rihanna get tested for HIV in Barbados

Britain's Prince Harry is embraced by singer Rihanna before taking an HIV test to highlight World AIDS Day in Bridgetown, Barbados December 1, 2016. The prince was asked by the Queen to relay her message since she could not attend the said event. It was an an event that aimed to help raise awareness for HIV and AIDS.

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) Director Stephen I. Chazen Sells 2000 Shares

The company's market cap is $36.29 Billion, and the average volume is $5.61 Million. The company's 50 day moving average is $15.17 and its 200-day moving average is $14.06. They do need to follow the hectic process of considering different calls given by different brokerages. Using this scale, a 1 would represent a Strong Buy, and a 5 rating would indicate a Strong Sell rating.

UN agency lifts Zika emergency, prepares for long-term fight

The announcement came after the fifth meeting of the Emergency Committee on Zika, microcephaly and other neurological disorders convened by World Health Organization on Friday afternoon. "That is a recipe for the very lack of preparedness the world has seen time and again with infectious diseases". "I think WHO's decision is unwise", said Lawrence Gostin, an global health law expert at Georgetown University.

Trump says he will deport or jail up to three million immigrants

After his shocking victory over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, 69, he revealed he still hasn't ruled out appointing a special prosecutor to investigate her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. "These cases have gone to the Supreme Court". He told Stahl: "I don't want to hurt them, I don't want to hurt them". Donald Trump, 70, was elected as the 45th President of the United States after one of the most mind-blowing turnarounds the nation has ever seen.

Walgreens sues Theranos alleging breach of contract

On Tuesday, Walgreens filed the suit under seal in DE district court. The $140 million that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc is seeking is the same amount that the company invested in Theranos . A Walgreens spokesperson would not comment to the Business Times on the sealed lawsuit, but a Theranos spokesperson was less tight-lipped. Theranos said Tuesday it plans to respond "vigorously" to what it said were unfounded allegations.

Change time, change smoke detector batteries this weekend

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal is urging residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries. The best solution - one required in new construction and for replacement in existing homes by Iowa law since 2010 - is to install dual-sensor alarms using both technologies.

Josh Huff released by Eagles following arrest

Huff confirmed that the gun is licensed in Texas and acknowledged that he wasn't as familiar with the New Jersey laws as he should have been. Afterward, Huff told reporters he carries a gun because he doesn't trust people in his hometown of Houston and he has to protect his family.

Early vote in Florida exceeds 2012 figures

That year almost 4.8 million Floridians either voted by mail or cast a ballot during early voting. Election officials in Indianapolis and suburban Hamilton County says their Tuesday election totals might not be available until sometime Wednesday because of the large number of absentee ballots that must be counted.

Extending breast cancer drug approved by NICE in draft guidance

She continued "an average of one in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime - a total of one woman every three minutes and about 2,000 men are diagnosed each year". John Staples, Bridgestone's Associate Director New Zealand Business, said the Pink Caps were a way for the company and the community to show their support for those who had fought, or were now fighting, breast cancer .

Office Depot (ODP) Stock Jumps on Q3 Earnings Beat

Office Depot continues to expect to generate between $450 million and $470 million in adjusted operating income in fiscal 2016. BlackRock Inc. now owns 235,883 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,675,000 after buying an additional 45,199 shares during the period.

Study suggests patch is safe, convenient mode of treatment for peanut allergy

In a small study of nearly 75 young people, they found that almost half of the low dose patch group and almost half of the high dose group were able to eat 10 times more peanut protein than they could at baseline after a year. The Viaskin is not necessarily meant to allow the wearer to enjoy peanuts on a whim, but it may significantly reduce the chances of having a severe allergic reaction to accidental exposures.

Green Street Investors Exits Position in Duke Realty Corp (DRE)

The company's shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year. The Company operates in four segments: industrial office medical office real estate investments and service operations. The stock's price is trading higher to its 52 week low of $69.00 with +33.36% and moving down from its 52 week high price of $113.21 with -18.72%. Realty Income Corp.'s payout ratio is 222.02%.

Amber Tamblyn & David Cross Are Expecting a Baby!

Additionally, she also thinks a lot about how to change the way women are seen as well as the language used to talk about women , Us Weekly reported. Tamblyn is expecting a daughter with husband David Cross , 52, who she Wednesday in 2012 after dating for five years. She's All About The Sisterhood Robin Marchant/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn and Questlove attend Amber Tamblyn " Dark Sparkler " Book Release ...

Girl Scout Cookie cereal will soon be a thing

Kara Maker joked that when she had told a friend about the cereal, they could only respond: "What a time to be alive". What a way to ring in the New Year, right? Now you can enjoy delicious Girl Scout Cookies the second you get out of bed without feeling guilty.