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Worldwide Heavy snowfall strands tourists in Swiss Alps
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A police official in Zermatt , a tourist magnet for backpackers and millionaires alike, said the helicopter journey to the village of Taesch took abound three minutes. "They are working under extreme pressure", Janine Imesch of the Zermatt tourism office told reporters. The heavy snowfall has caused casualties across the region.

Worldwide In embarrassing mishap, wing panel of Japan PM's official jet falls off
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Under the agreement, Japan apologized and paid 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) to a Korea-run foundation to support the victims in return for Seoul's promise not to raise the issue again in global forums. "We can not accept South Korea's unilateral demands for additional measures". Moon invited Abe to attend the PyeongChang Olympics to be held here next month, but he will reportedly not attend the opening ceremony in what could be a sign of Japan's unease over latest developments regarding the ...

Worldwide 'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says
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The case will be decided by a national court or tribunal later this year - although judges generally follow the Luxembourg court's directives. The opinion was given on the case of a Romanian national, Adrian Coman, who wishes to build a life in Romania with his American husband, Claibourn Robert Hamilton, who he lived with in the USA before marrying in Brussels in 2010.

Worldwide Warm and rainy for Thursday, snow and cold Friday
Author: 0 Warm and rainy for Thursday, snow and cold Friday

Temperature falling to around 20 by 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Snow tapers to snow showers Sunday with much colder Arctic air building back into the region. Winds could gust as high as 45 miles per hour. This will melt the remaining snow on the ground and will bring widespread fog and low clouds to the outlook area.

Worldwide National Football League playoffs: Chiefs vs. Titans
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Kansas City leads the all-time series 29-22, including a 2-0 mark in the playoffs. It always is. It always has been with this team. If that has changed late in the year, this could be a real contest . Kansas City had plus-15 turnover margin, second best in NFL. "It's a long process and surely after that game isn't where you go with that". Marcus Mariota and company could have a very solid game.

Author: 0 Hunting plc (HTG) Rating Increased to Overweight at Barclays PLC

Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) has risen 8.94% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock.

Worldwide Senate swears in Democrats from Alabama, Minnesota
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Jones will have the opportunity to weigh in on some contentious issues, as the Senate must take up the issue of funding the government before January 19th and decide the fate of "dreamers", the children of undocumented immigrants. But when he walks down the Senate aisle before the ceremony, he'll reportedly be bucking a Senate tradition in favor of an escort from a very special guest.

Worldwide CHP Arrests 30 for DUI Around Riverside over Weekend
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Neither of the accidents was believed to involve an impaired driver, a CHP news release stated. Arrest records indicate the slightest of declines in reported DUI numbers for Santa Clarita Valley drivers over the New Year's weekend. In 2017, deputies responded to 21 fatal collisions that killed 22 people. About 11 a.m. Friday, Applegate lost control of his 2003 Jeep while driving westbound on Highway 120 and crashed into a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country carrying five people in the eastbound ...

Worldwide Play on words over NSA talks
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Modi also visited Pakistan in a surprise stopover on 25 December, 2015, on his way back from Russian Federation and Afghanistan. "Yes, I agree talks took place". The spokesperson de-coupled the meeting between the NSAs and the stalled India-Pakistan dialogue process and said it was a part of operational-level engagement between the two countries.

Worldwide Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces Bid For Senate
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Arpaio, the Maricopa County sheriff until 2016, was pardoned by President Trump last summer following for being convicted over his disregard for a federal court order. Arpaio's criminal conviction came six months after he lost his seat to a Democratic challenger in 2016, and after Trump's pardon, he managed to emerge from the situation unscathed.

Worldwide Thai PM abandons press conference, leaves cardboard cutout
Author: 0 Thai PM abandons press conference, leaves cardboard cutout

Prayuth, a former general who came to power during a bloodless coup in 2014, has been criticized for having held onto power without having a formal election since taking office. Seventeen life-sized cutouts of Prayuth have been set up around the government compound ahead of Children's Day on Saturday. Human Rights Watch castigated the prime minister's actions, saying that it shows the military junta chief's "contempt of media criticism" in a country that has not restored democracy since a ...

Worldwide Shilpa cries after Akash gets evicted
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But once she entered The Bigg Boss House, we guess she plunged into her own death, at least careerwise. By this conversation, Akash and Shilpa resolve their issues. Vikas tells Arshi that he will paint her favorite blue bathrobe red. The part has been muted in the video, but if you do the lip reading, it looks like Hina is calling Shilpa a "call girl".

Worldwide U.S. security experts back Iran nuclear deal, as Trump faces deadlines
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During the past week, we have seen worldwide demonstrations in support of the Iranian people throughout major cities including Dallas. Demonstrators initially vented their anger over high prices and alleged corruption, but the protests took on a rare political dimension, with a growing number of people calling on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , 78, to step down.

Worldwide Christie Delivers Final State-Of-State Speech
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Christie was a short-list finalist to be Trump's running mate, before Trump picked now-Vice President Mike Pence. He said New Jersey is in way better financial shape than when he came in. Christie also thanked Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and George Norcross, the South Jersey political boss who has had a close relationship with Christie across the aisle for years.

Worldwide Tattoos give away fugitive Yakuza boss in Thailand
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Shirai will be charged with illegally entering Thailand and then deported to Japan to face the murder charges, they said. The 74-year-old fugitive was apprehended while shopping in Thailand's central market town of Lopburi on Wednesday. The mafia-like yakuza gangs first operated in the 17th century, stemming from street merchants and gamblers. The gangs calls themselves ninky? dantai [chivalrous organisations].

Worldwide 5.1 magnitude quake rocks Iran's western Kermanshah
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Earlier in November, a magnitude 7.3 natural disaster struck western Iran , killing more than 600 and injuring more than 9,000. The area is in the sparsely populated and remote Zagros Mountains that divide Iraq and Iran and is home to many shallow faults, he said.

Worldwide French President Emmanuel Macron accuses Trump of putting
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French President Emmanuel Macron will propose new rules cracking down on fake news during elections this year, he said in an annual speech to the press today. Referring to the street protests that have rocked Iran in recent days, Macron said, "We will continue to watch that these rights (freedom of thought and demonstrations) be fully respected".