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The First Church of Christ, Advent Services & Events

Sunday, Praise-New Life Bible Church, 5355 Atlanta Hwy, Bogart. Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church , 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will hold a Candlelight Communion service on December 18 at 5 p.m. 24 in the Worship Center, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., led by the choir and orchestra. "The Perfect Gift" Christmas Program , 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 , Galilee Baptist, 2525 Van Buren Court, Loveland.

Lake-effect snow falling along lakes Michigan, Superior

However, just to the south and west of the city there could be 4-8 inches of new snow from the lake effect. The highest amounts will likely occur from Cambridge Springs and Edinboro toward Wattsburg, Spartansburg and Corry. Storm totals are expected to reach 2 to 3 feet in the most-persistent snow bands. Monroe County deputies say the weather conditions may have been a contributing factor to a fatal accident on Route 31 in the Town of Sweden.

Panneerselvam, other ministers meet Sasikala at Jayalalithaa's residence

The religious last rites were simplified with Sasikala and her relative putting some sandal wood, flowers and other items as per the advice given by a religious expert. He joined mourners Tuesday in the city of Chennai where Jayalalithaa's body lay in a public hall draped in the Indian flag. Her 'cradle baby scheme, ' whereby families that didn't want female babies could give them up for the state to look after was a populist step which had made her support very strong.

Innovation or Monopoly? Panel Looks at AT&T-Time Warner Deal

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, said he still needs convincing about the merger's benefits but is also anxious about sitting in the same camp as President-elect Donald Trump. USA politicians have grilled chief executives of the communications giants AT&T and Time Warner about whether their plans for one of the year's biggest mergers would end up harming customers.

Moscow Says Russian Medics Killed In Aleppo Attack, Blames Rebels And West

The government's ally, Russia, is confident that it can reach a deal with the USA, which backs the opposition, that would lead to the withdrawal of rebel fighters. Rebel fire on the government-held west of the city has killed 73 people, including 29 children, in the same period, the monitor said. A rebel official said the key district of Shaar was also "considered fallen".

German Foreign Minister pleased with Austrian election result

Alexander Van der Bellen, who preached moderation and tolerance, won Austria's presidential election Sunday over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer , according to preliminary results that showed Van der Bellen convincingly ahead despite pre-vote polls showing them neck and neck.

British MPs to vote on May's Brexit timetable

When asked about Wednesday's debate, a spokesman for May said the government would not be setting out its plans before triggering Article 50 . Opposition MPs know they face a threat on two fronts, with Ukip threatening to squeeze their vote in areas that voted to Leave the European Union, and the Lib Dems, buoyed by victory in Richmond Park, hoping to exploit Labour's equivocation in Remain-voting cities.

Unfair Electoral College saps incentive to vote

There is a national effort ongoing to influence electors- including ours in Northwest Louisiana. Supurn is also not the only Republican "faithless elector". Each of them had the same message. They correctly anxious that a pure democracy could result in the election of a demagogue (ahem), or a charismatic autocrat (ahem), or someone under foreign influence (ditto), hence the rule that a president must have been born in the U.S.

Ohio lawmakers plan votes on abortion, conce... 1:54 pm Wed

The bill now goes to Gov. John Kasich , and if he signs it, OH would be the third state to pass such a law. They have mostly failed, and federal courts have struck down similar laws in Arkansas and North Dakota . The Senate Government Oversight & Reform Committee approved the bill Wednesday, sending it onto the full Senate. It also would make it illegal for doctors to perform abortions after the brief time window had passed.

Syrian army seizes key ground in Aleppo battle

Russian Federation and China used their veto power in the U.N. Security Council to block a draft resolution on Monday calling for a seven-day humanitarian truce in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo, leading the US representative to accuse them of issuing a "death sentence" for innocent Syrians.

Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul

They also said they carried out several counter attacks in the last 24 hours against Iraqi troops in eastern Mosul and the mainly Shi'ite Popular Mobilisation forces who have taken territory to the west of the city. In Baghdad, a auto bomb blew up in a crowded market in the center of the city on Saturday , killing seven people and wounding 15, police and medical sources said.

LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

Venue infrastructure such as placing a temporary track in the Coliseum is listed as the games biggest expense, which is projected at $1.19 billion. Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said: "The people of Los Angeles and the Olympic family can be assured that the budget we release today reflects accurately the cost of delivering LA 2024's Plan for a fiscally responsible Games that provides only upsides - economic, social and sporting - for our city and for the Olympic Movement".

USA woman says gang-raped in India by guide, 4 others

In her report, she said the tour guide, an attendant, the guide's cousin, and two other men entered her room after citing travel-related work and sexually assaulted her for two days. They all had a few drinks together, following which the guide forced himself on her. The email says the victim left immediately for the U.S., traumatized by the incident.

Canada needs referendum before electoral reform: committee

Cullen said a "strange scenario" seems to be developing, with "the Bloc Quebecois, the Conservative party, the NDP and the Greens finding enough room for consensus to help the Liberals keep a Liberal promise and the Liberals not so interested in it anymore".

Trump's Pennsylvania lead shrinks as counties wrap up counts

Recounting all of the state's votes "threatens to silence all MI votes for president" because of an impending federal deadline to finalise the state's results, he said in a statement . The Wisconsin Department of Justice was reviewing the lawsuit, said Johnny Koremenos, spokesman for Attorney General Brad Schimel. Both Republican members voted to prevent the recount while both Democrats voted to allow it, meaning it likely would begin Wednesday unless the courts intervene.

Iraqi troops bring to 23 districts retaken in Mosul

Among civilians, the United Nations only counted 926 killed, but the figure is actually several hundred higher, with the United Nations continuing to exclude deaths in Anbar from their official figure. "If it wasn't for the civilians and the need to protect them, [our troops] would have gone much more quickly", he said. Backed by an air cover from the US-led coalition, the Iraqi forces have recently took control of major towns in Mosul countryside beside recapturing several neighbourhoods ...

Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands

Putin told Kishida that it is good for Japan and Russian Federation to continue dialogue. Also, Otaka pointed out that the visa agreement was likely to have been approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Japan scheduled for December 14-15.

Putin wants to get on with USA president-elect

Putin, who praised Trump throughout the election and enthusiastically supported him upon his presidential victory, did not explicitly mention the president-elect but did say that Russian Federation is "ready for cooperation with the new USA administration" and is "counting on" the U.S.to join Russian Federation in continuing the fight against terrorism.

MAC title game the next hurdle for unbeaten Western Michigan

The Broncos' dream season continued on Friday night with a 29-23 Mid-American Conference title game win over OH to remain undefeated and seal the program's first conference championship since 1988. "I understand, as a head coach, defense got us here, right?" From the moment they beat Northwestern 22-21 in the season opener, the Broncos had a chance for a special season - and plenty of people realized it even then.

Police name two men killed in shooting outside Northwest Baltimore convenience store

Warning: This video contains graphic imagery and language. Spokesman T.J. Smith said while officers were ordering the man to drop his weapons, he said, "I've got one life to live and I'm ready to give it". That led Davis to a larger question. Davis asked. "Where along the line, outside of law enforcement, has the person been failed?" Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said the video was released for transparency and that he would rather deal with the criticism of having released ...