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Christmas blizzard could make some travel "dangerous if not impossible"

Interstate 84 between I-86 and the Utah border was closed for part of the day because of zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions. Winter storm and blizzard warnings and watches were in effect from Nevada and Colorado up through the Dakotas and into northern Minnesota as 2 inches (5 cm) to 15 inches (38 cm) of snow along with strong gusts were in the forecast on Saturday and Sunday, the National Weather Service said.


Berlin lorry attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

Berlin lorry attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

A young man who was asked for his identification papers at a routine traffic stop near Milan took out his gun from a backpack and shot the Italian policeman. The identity of the person shot dead has not yet been released. The man suspected of carrying out an attack on a Christmas market was well known to German authorities.


Large Winter Storm Timing Fits Holiday Weekend

Large Winter Storm Timing Fits Holiday Weekend

Snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely until about noon, when precipitation from a storm will turn over to rain amid rising temperatures. Valley rain and snow are expected to start Friday evening and continue through Saturday , with more widespread, heavy rain through the day.


Local stores full of last minute shoppers

Local stores full of last minute shoppers

Sam's Club : Open 7 a.m.to 6 p.m . We do this so you don't waste your valuable Christmas time driving here and there to do business. You'd need to check in with your local Target for their exact closing time . Most Canadian Tire locations will be open from 8-10 p.m. The truce began on Christmas Eve 1914, and decorations were put up, carols were sung and gifts were exchanged.



Dead, 5 Wounded In Mount Vernon Nightclub Shooting

Security guards tackled the suspect and police were quickly on the scene to arrest him, WABC-TV reported. Authorities say the man was charged with one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder. "The guy retaliated and came back and just started shooting on them in the front, just shooting on all of them". "It is a dark day in our city". "No family should ever spend Christmas like this, ever", Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas said.


Trump winery hopes to hire foreign workers

Trump winery hopes to hire foreign workers

A federal ethics expert noted the " classic conflict of interest " when the president of a company applying for such visas will soon be head of the US government and in charge of the Labor Department deciding on those visas. Workers are paid $10.72 per hour for a 40-hour Monday through Saturday work week with unpaid lunch breaks. The six positions are set to last for six months starting January 2017.