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The race is on to prepay some 2018 taxes

The race is on to prepay some 2018 taxes

Many are scrambling to take advantage of a tax break on property that will soon expire. Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-3) is the only member of New Jersey's congressional delegation to have voted in favor of t...

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New York Enhances Security For New Year's Eve Celebration In Times Square

New York Enhances Security For New Year's Eve Celebration In Times Square

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) said Thursday that it enhanced security measures for the coming New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, Xinhua news agency reported. NY is set to step-...

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Russian Federation slams USA plan to sell anti-missile system to Japan

Russian Federation slams USA plan to sell anti-missile system to Japan

Zakharova claimed they were in breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, an arms control agreement between Moscow and Washington that has been in force for 30 years. The Wall Stree...

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Japan protests S.Korean drill on Takeshima

Japan protests S.Korean drill on Takeshima

A 2015 deal with Japan over South Korean "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels failed to meet the victims' needs, South Korea says, throwing ties into doubt as both count...

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George Weah set to become Liberian president

George Weah set to become Liberian president

Final results were expected Friday. Weah, 51, beat Joseph Boakai , who has been vice-president for the past 12 years, and now takes over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , Africa's first female head of ...

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Donald Trump Claims To Have Reclaimed The Phrase 'Merry Christmas'

Donald Trump Claims To Have Reclaimed The Phrase 'Merry Christmas'

On Christmas Eve , Trump wrote on Twitter : "People are proud to be saying Merry Christmas again". Melania Trump used the address to praise Americans coming together to support the troops , t...

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Oath in the name of dog, oops, God

Oath in the name of dog, oops, God

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tassaduq Hussain Mufti set the tongues wagging on Thursday when he fumbled during the oath-taking ceremony and uttered "dog" instead of "God"....

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Trump accuses China of allowing oil into North Korea

USA reconnaissance satellites have spotted Chinese ships selling oil to North Korean vessels on the West Sea around 30 times since October. Last week, the United Nations Security Council - with Chin...

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5 injured after van crashes into store near Westlake Center

5 injured after van crashes into store near Westlake Center

The department did not provide information on the condition of the four or what may have caused the incident. The van drove onto the sidewalk where it crashed into the front of a Gap store. The driv...

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Rockets to sign veteran guard Gerald Green to non-guaranteed deal

Rockets to sign veteran guard Gerald Green to non-guaranteed deal

James Harden vs. Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart - Even if Smart takes a few turns guarding Harden, the mouth-watering matchup of Harden vs. Harden "slacked off" to only 29 points with 14 assists a...

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Wolves Teague Out With Sprained Knee

Wolves Teague Out With Sprained Knee

A freak play left Jeff Teague clutching his knee on the ground in the final few seconds of the Timberwolves and Nuggets game on Wednesday night. Teague has averaged 28.6 FanDuel points per game ...

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Rudolph leads Oklahoma State past Virginia Tech

Rudolph leads Oklahoma State past Virginia Tech

The Hokies led by that score after the opening quarter. Immediately after the recovery, OSU went 69 yards in nine plays, settling for a second Ammedola field goal of the first half to cut the Virginia...

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Cold Thursday with an even colder weather pattern to follow

Cold Thursday with an even colder weather pattern to follow

A little improvement on the temperature front today with highs breaking into the 20s! Yet another disturbance will cut through the Midwest Friday night into Saturday as a low is exiting the Sout...

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At least 6 dead in New York City apartment fire

At least 6 dead in New York City apartment fire

The Fire Department of NY said earlier that 15 people were seriously injured in the fire near the Bronx Zoo. "Will be more. terrible". After a local television reporter cited a spokesman for Mayor...

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14 dead, mostly women, as building at Kamala Mills catches fire

14 dead, mostly women, as building at Kamala Mills catches fire

The incident was reported late in the night. The fire department dispatched 8 fire engines and 5 water tankers to the spot. The disaster control room alerted the nearby hospital and stationed some...

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Teen resisted arrest, led to use of physical force

Teen resisted arrest, led to use of physical force

In her Monday post , Williams claims Troy police officers assaulted her son while he was in handcuffs and haven't provided her much information. "We have been in communications with the state burea...

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Trump Pokes at Global Warming as Cold Snap Grips Northern US

Trump Pokes at Global Warming as Cold Snap Grips Northern US

He made a similar comment in 2011 when he tweeted, "So much for global warming" after an October snow in NY. There's also this bit of fact: 97% of climate scientists who have published papers on cli...

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NY and CT sue EPA over out-of-state pollution control

NY and CT sue EPA over out-of-state pollution control

Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont are also part of the suit. "The states and the EPA have historically and effectively reduced ozone and the inte...

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Apple, Amazon tipped in talks over Saudi Arabia investments

Apple, Amazon tipped in talks over Saudi Arabia investments

A pair of sources claim Apple retail stores could have an initial launch in 2019 under these talks, though nothing is finalized at this time. Authorities in Saudi Arabia expect oil production to...

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Disney Removes 'Do Not Disturb' Signs, Adds New Security Measures

Disney Removes 'Do Not Disturb' Signs, Adds New Security Measures

This change will give Disney workers the right to enter any guest room even when the sign is displayed for maintenance, safety, security or any other goal. Disney hasn't publicly stated why they're ...

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NY minimum wage to increase December 31

NY minimum wage to increase December 31

Many lower-paid workers in California will get a raise on January 1 under the state's new minimum-wage law, which will eventually boost hourly pay to at least $15. Ohio's poorest workers will get a bu...

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Snow and ice warning issued for Rochdale

Snow may accumulate over the higher ground of North Highland. However, the snow is not set to last - rain will follow, clearing any snow away. Frost and icy patches will come in early tonight with...

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Marcus Gilbert says Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell won't play Sunday

The New England Patriots added him to their practice squad ahead of the first game of the 2016 season, but he was released a week later. Being as that's very unlikely to happen, Steelers head coach ...

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Prince Harry: Meghan had 'fantastic' Christmas with Queen and royals

Prince Harry: Meghan had 'fantastic' Christmas with Queen and royals

The duchess of Cambridge did not attend Christmas services at Sandringham in 2010 when she was still engaged to Prince William . There are no words about the arrangement upon the arrival of the royal...

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Border Patrol arrest MS-13 gang member

Border Patrol arrest MS-13 gang member

Kim. A 25-year-old member of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang was arrested Sunday night in Calexico after he illegally entered the U.S. A records check revealed he is wanted by the Albanian gover...

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Tips on how to prevent frozen pipes at home

Tips on how to prevent frozen pipes at home

Water customers are advised to take all necessary precautions to prevent their water services from freezing and are advised to run their water at a pencil size stream 24 hours a day in a utility tub o...

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Manchester United battle to draw against Burnley

Manchester United battle to draw against Burnley

Jesse Lingard believes Manchester United were only a matter of minutes away from turning a battling draw against Burnley into a rousing victory. The Portuguese found himself frustrated at dropp...

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CHIP funding extended to March, healthcare for 9 million children at stake

CHIP funding extended to March, healthcare for 9 million children at stake

The Alabama Department of Public Health will not freeze enrollment for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) on January 1, and also said it will hold off on its plans to terminate coverage on...

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Connecticut Joins FirstNet First Responders Network

Connecticut Joins FirstNet First Responders Network

Create an efficient communications experience for public safety personnel in agencies and jurisdictions across the state during natural disasters and severe weather like Hurricane Jose in September 20...

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Thursday forecast: Break from the extreme cold today and tomorrow

Thursday forecast: Break from the extreme cold today and tomorrow

Low temperatures are slated to dip into the single digits or slightly below zero. SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. High: Mid-upper 10s. An impressive stretch of cold days is upon us, with temperatures un...

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