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People Pistons outkick Pacers, win season series
Author: 0 Pistons outkick Pacers, win season series

Ish Smith (12 points) and Reggie Bullock (11) also reached double digits for Detroit. Despite a valiant rally in the second quarter, the game was nearly ended in the first quarter alone, as Detroit (19-14) outscored the Pacers 40-19 to build a dominating early lead.

People Ukraine crisis: Biggest prisoner swap in conflict takes place
Author: 0 Ukraine crisis: Biggest prisoner swap in conflict takes place

Among those released were journalists, bloggers and activists who had been accused of spying or treason. However, on December 25, both sides in the conflict made claims accusing each other of violating the cease-fire agreement. "Hostages were released in the area of Mayorsk, Donetsk region, on December 27". OSCE official Martin Sajdik has welcomed the agreement, calling on the sides to ensure appropriate conditions for the prisoner swap.

Author: 0 Obama, Clinton remain "most admired" Americans

Pope Francis took third place with 3% of respondents, and the rest of the top dozen men included politicians, religious figures and billionaires. Gallup said about one-quarter of respondents could not name a man or woman they admire most, roughly similar to last year's share who offered no opinion in response to the question.

People Phoenix baby bent in half by his father has died
Author: 0 Phoenix baby bent in half by his father has died

Resendiz eventually admitted to police that he had pressed the infant's legs over his head and bent the body in order to stop him from crying. They told police that "the injuries are not survivable". Police said the baby died Thursday, Dec. 21, WITI-TV reports . At his initial court appearance, the judge set a secured appearance bond of $250,000.

People Remote Area Medical returns from Puerto Rico
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Many in Puerto are expected to be without power until at least February (some until May ), but with extra support on the way, that timeline fortunately may get a little shorter. Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are joining the efforts of several United States energy providers, preparing to take part in a massive power restoration mission in Puerto Rico.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to eliminate Jabhat al-Nusra next year

The New Syrian Army is the former name of a group of USA -trained rebels, most of whom were former fighters in the Free Syrian Army and trained to fight ISIS. IS is a terrorist organization banned in Russian Federation. In November, Russia's defense ministry claimed it had evidence of the USA supporting ISIS.

People Turkish president calls Syria's Assad a 'terrorist'
Author: 0 Turkish president calls Syria's Assad a 'terrorist'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a political solution to the Syrian conflict was impossible without the departure of President Bashar al-Assad, branding him a "terrorist". Essebsi said that Erdogan's visit will play an important role in deepening ties between the two countries. Tunisia's trade imbalance has increased considerably, reaching $649m in the first 10 months of 2017, and the country has reinstated customs duties on certain products imported from Turkey.

People Teens face murder charges after sandbag thrown from OH overpass kills man
Author: 0 Teens face murder charges after sandbag thrown from OH overpass kills man

He died Friday at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center from severe head injuries, according to the Lucas County Coroner's Office. It is alleged that Byrd was engaged and had a 1-year-old son. They know right from wrong, and should be charged as adults, she said. "My auntie has to bury her son". The teens appeared in juvenile court December 20 on felonious assault charges, but the charges were upped to include murder on Tuesday in the wake of Byrd's death, according to police.

People Congress, BJP spar in Karnataka over Mahadayi water row
Author: 0 Congress, BJP spar in Karnataka over Mahadayi water row

Navalgund MLA Kona Reddi, who is spearheading the Kalasa-Banduri agitation, said Yeddyurappa had promised that he would ensure diversion of water from the Mahadayi to the Malaprabha by December 15. Bus and commercial establishment are also closed between Karnataka and Goa following the ongoing protest. The region depends on Mahadayi river basin that holds around 220 tmcft water, of which around 200 tmcft flows into the Arabian Sea after passing through Goa.

Author: 0 Possible meteor alarms many in New England, Canada

A dazzling fireball was seen flashing in the night sky above the New England's MA area. In October an asteroid the size of a bus passed between Earth and the moon - "a near-miss", in astronomical terms, said Janes. The meteor was around 10 and 25 miles in the air, but it was out of the range of aircraft and did not impact any of the operations, Boston Logan International Airport stated.

People Malegaon blasts: Terror charges against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit dropped
Author: 0 Malegaon blasts: Terror charges against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit dropped

Seven accused have been partially discharged, while three accused - Pravin Takalke, Shyamlal Sahu and Shivnarayan Kalsangra - were fully discharged by the court. The court refused to exonerate Sadhvi Pragya from the charges of conspiracy, holding that she was aware about a motorcycle being used to carry out the explosion.

People CPEC Offer to Afghanistan Not Directed Against India: China
Author: 0 CPEC Offer to Afghanistan Not Directed Against India: China

The plan is for the three countries to reach a gradual consensus, tackling easier, smaller projects first, Wang said, without giving details. During a trilateral meeting between foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan, held in Beijing a day before, Beijing and Islamabad have reaffirmed their commitment to an "Afghan-led, Afghan-owned" peace process, emphasizing the need to use all of the countries' forces and resources to support a political process of reconciliation that ...

People Extreme cold follows big dump of lake effect snow
Author: 0 Extreme cold follows big dump of lake effect snow

Snow warnings and advisories extend all the way from North Carolina to Baltimore and up to NY and MI on Wednesday. The new snowfall could bring totals to as much as 6 feet. Wednesday. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Travelers and outdoor enthusiasts are being warned of extremely cold temperatures expected in the Adirondack Mountains through the holiday weekend.

People Netizens Wounded by White House Decision to Fell Historic Magnolia
Author: 0 Netizens Wounded by White House Decision to Fell Historic Magnolia

The US National Arboretum, which has been called in by the White House for a consultation, said the Jackson Magnolia tree is too damaged to stay. She expressed deep concern on the safety of the members of the press who usually stood right in front of it during the Marine One lifts.

Author: 0 WEATHER WARNING: Heavy rain and snow forecast to hit Sheffield

Those areas were warned of the potential for ice on untreated roads and footpaths this morning. Travel disruption is also expected due to standing water or snow. 'But as we went through yesterday the colder air was moving in. Wintry showers are expected to continue into the early hours of Boxing Day morning, with the possibility of up to 10cm of snow in the highest ground in Scotland.

People TV actor and sister fighting for life after crash
Author: 0 TV actor and sister fighting for life after crash

Annabelle, 21, remains critical at Liverpool hospital while 28-year-old Jessica is at Saint George Hospital, with family members at their bedsides. A NIDA graduate, Jessica has appeared in two roles on Home and Away also in Underbelly: Badness .

People Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Rattles San Jose
Author: 0 Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Rattles San Jose

The Los Angeles Times put the magnitude at 4.0. A stronger 3.9 magnitude quake hit at 10:32 p.m. northeast of Alum Rock. No damage or injuries were reported in either quake. The earthquake's depth was a little more than 4 miles. The 3.9 magnitude quake was about 5.1 miles northeast of Alum Rock, between San Jose and Fremont.

People UK woman jailed for smuggling painkillers into Egypt
Author: 0 UK woman jailed for smuggling painkillers into Egypt

Plummer's family has since spoken to British newspapers explaining that she bought the painkillers for her Egyptian partner who is living in Hurghada. During Plummer's court appearances she wasn't allow her own interpreter, therefore making it increasingly hard for her to fully understand what was going on.