A huge avalanche ploughed into a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Thursday. Read More
Attack on prosecutor investigating nightclub shooting further erodes Cancun’s reputation for safety - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:01:43 EST - A violent attack in Cancun, Mexico, has further undermined the area’s reputation as a peaceful idyll amid the turbulence of Mexico’s drug war - Read More
Taylor Hall scored in overtime to give New Jersey a 2-1 win ending Vancouver’s six game home winning streak. Listen to sports at :15 and :45.Visit NEWS1130.com
Texans vs Patriots Result - The New England Patriots advanced to their 6th consecutive AFC Championship Game with a 34-16 victory over the Houston Texans. Dion Lewis had 3 touchdowns to lead the way for New England.
In February, CVS — one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains — announced that it would take tobacco products off the shelves of its 7,600 locations effective Oct. 1 of this year. The move is expected to cost the company $2 billion in annual sales.
On His Mother’s Death - Prince William says he “felt angry” after Princess Diana’s death.
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‘Insurance for everybody’: Trump vows to improve on Obamacare. Republican-led Congress has pressed ahead with getting rid of Obamacare despite potential costs .
Ice storm creates slick conditions in central U.S. for 3rd day. The storm fell short of forecasts, but still caused power outages and dangerous roads
Doctor who hired a hit man to kill teen patient takes prison complaint to top court. SupCourtreme to decide whether to hear murderer's request to have sexual history erased from prison record* Visit Native American Peoples
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Iran says 30 Tehran firefighters killed as burning highrise collapses - Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:58:44 EST - A high-rise building in Tehran engulfed by a fire collapsed on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring roughly 75 people, state media reported. - Read More
Nigeria and Boko Haram: A deadly blunder
On Tuesday a Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombed an informal refugee camp sheltering thousands of people displaced by the fighting between the government and the jihadists of Boko Haram. At least 76 people were killed. The air strike (a “regrettable operational mistake”, said the president, Muhammadu Buhari) reinforces long-standing doubts about the security forces’ competence, writes our West Africa correspondent
On living stipends for General Authorities. The scandal du jour that’s agitating the embittered ex-Mormon hive (and that’s, perhaps, concerning some wavering Latter-day Saints, and even possibly a few very faithful ones) is the revelation that members of the First Presidency and other General Authorities receive a living stipend that puts them roughly on the level of the average American college professor (of “full” professorial rank).