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A wintry mix is possible Friday night into Saturday before changing over to snow on Saturday . A "potentially paralyzing" storm is on track to hit the Northeast corridor this weekend - with the nation's capital aligned to take the brunt of the bad weather.
  • 'Media Are Demonizing' Steven Avery

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    So people were watching it, and then telling their friends who also had time to watch it during the holiday break, and people were just obsessed with it. Most recently, Demos and Ricciardi stopped by the Daily Show to chat with Trevor Noah about the series. According to Ricciardi, those conversations have been recorded with "an eye toward including them in any episodes, should there be any future episodes ".
  • Oil prices to fall further in oversupplied market, says IEA

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    Warm winter weather around the world cut global oil demand growth to a one-year low of 1 million barrels per day in the fourth quarter of 2015, down from a near five-year high of 2.1 million bpd in the third quarter. USA crude CLc1 was down 38 cents at $29,04 a barrel, not far from a 2003 low of $28,36 hit earlier in the session. But the bank believes that Iran is capable of adding 600 000 barrels per day to the market initially.
  • Carolina QB Newton: Panthers played with their 'butts tight'

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    To get to Super Bowl XXXVIII, the Panthers defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 14-3 in the 2004 title game. Carolina coach Ron Rivera echoed those remarks. We needed a little more of that in the second half. "As a rookie, I was just a guy happy to be around, try to do everything I cannot to mess it up, you know".
  • IRS Free File Launches Today

    IRS Free File Launches Today

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    The extra security "shouldn't be burdensome", Pickering said, and could help taxpayers feel "a little more protected". Hugo continued, "The Free File program has provided almost $1.4 billion in free tax software over the last 13 years, and we hope to see even more taxpayers take advantage of the service in 2016".
  • Oil prices plunge in wake of Iran sanctions being lifted

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    Iran has at least a dozen Very Large Crude Carrier super-tankers filled and in place to sell into the market, and traders are betting that oil prices will drop again. Jochem Wermuth, a market analyst in Abu Dhabi, said it is "unlikely" that oil prices will ever go as high up as the levels of July 2008, when it hit $147 per barrel.
  • Two big waste companies combine in $8B deal

    Two big waste companies combine in $8B deal

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    The transaction is structured as a reverse merger pursuant to which Waste Connections will merge into a newly formed direct or indirect subsidiary of Progressive Waste . The combined company and its larger rivals - Waste Management Inc and Republic Services Inc - will corner nearly half of the market share of the North American waste disposal market, the analyst said.
  • EPA Rejects Volkswagen's Proposed Diesel Emissions Fix

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    VW officials have expressed optimism for winning approval of a plan soon to fix the vehicles. Müller was engulfed in meetings and interviews at the Detroit motor show this week, and it was the first time the company CEO had set foot in the U.S.
  • Price war plunges gas to less than $1 a gallon

    Price war plunges gas to less than $1 a gallon

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    As good as that is, analysts say that the price of gas could drop even further over the course of the year. That's down more than 11 cents in the past week. Those were the lowest prices in Louisiana. Fuel costs at some forecourts have already fallen below £1 a litre in the United Kingdom, and latest figures from the AA suggest motorists could soon be paying less than 90p if savings are passed on.
  • California rejects VW's latest plan to fix illegal diesels

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    Third, the proposed plans do not sufficiently address impacts on the engine, the vehicle's overall operation, and all related emission control technologies, including the OBD (On-Board Diagnostics) system. The rejection only addresses initial plans that were submitted in late November, the company said in an e-mailed statement. Plans rejected by CARB do not cover vehicles the 3.0-liter V-6 TDI powertrain.
  • More National Guards Arrive in Flint as Water Crisis Widens

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    So unhook the city from that source and let them drink the water known as General Motors' Sewer: the Flint River. A class-action lawsuit alleges the state Department of Environmental Quality didn't treat the water for corrosion, in accordance with federal law, and because so many service lines to Flint are made of lead, the noxious element leached into the water of the city's homes.
  • GE Sells Appliance Business to China's Haier

    GE Sells Appliance Business to China's Haier

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    Haier ranks seventh globally in the home appliance market, with GE in 19th, data from research firm Euromonitor shows. Haier will continue sales under the same brand name and operate from the current headquarters of electronic appliances, in Louisville, US.
  • Uber Puts San Francisco Taxi in Jeopardy

    Uber Puts San Francisco Taxi in Jeopardy

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    The letter stated that documents were being prepared for the bankruptcy filing to move forward "within a month" meaning any time now. San Francisco's Yellow Cab Co-op released a statement Wednesday on possible plans for bankruptcy. Is Yellow Cab Uber's "first casualty", as Forbes has proposed ? However, the company recently announced that it is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Oil price slides below $28 as Iran sanctions lifted

    Oil price slides below $28 as Iran sanctions lifted

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    Oil prices plunged below US$28 (RM123) a barrel early yesterday, hitting energy firms and extending losses across Asian stock markets after the lifting of sanctions against Iran allowed the key producer to resume crude exports. That compares with a high of over $100 a barrel in the summer of 2014, and close to $150 per barrel before the US recession. Growing signals from around a month ago that the move would occur earlier than traders initially expected fueled a selloff which sent Brent ...
  • Michigan Mayor Calls for More Aid

    Michigan Mayor Calls for More Aid

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    Research shows lead exposure can affect a developing child's IQ, resulting in learning disabilities. There, the marchers circled the block repeatedly while chanting "Justice for Flint!" In the tweets, Sanders says that families in Flint will "suffer from lead poisoning for the rest of their lives".
  • Oil price rebounds after dropping below $28 a barrel

    Oil price rebounds after dropping below $28 a barrel

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    The price of USA crude also fell below $29 a barrel to $28.86. "Iran used to be a major oil producer and now that sanctions are lifted, it could increase exports substantially and you will have the market's oversupply situation exacerbated", said Vasu Menon, OCBC Bank's vice-president and senior investment strategist of wealth management in Singapore .
  • Price war drops gas to 47 cents in central Michigan

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    The reason for the difference between Paducah and Henderson's prices are unknown, considering numerous same suppliers provide both areas with gas. Plenty of stations among GasBuddy's lowest of the low price listings are at $1.47 a gallon.
  • Walmart closings spare SD stores

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    The world's largest retailer is shutting down a total of 269 stores , with 154 of them in the United States, according to a Walmart press release. He added that closing stores was never easy, but it is a necessary thing to do in order to maintain the company positioned for its future. While the move seems like a drastic one on the surface, some number-crunchers believe 269 closures isn't enough to improve Walmart's business agility.
  • Putin: too early to speak about sheltering Assad in Russia

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    Snowden was the former NSA contractor who fled to Moscow after releasing reams of classified documents about US surveillance programs. "First the Syrian population has to be able to vote, and then we will see if Assad would have to leave his country if he loses the election".
  • First Powerball Lottery Jackpot Winners Claim Prize

    First Powerball Lottery Jackpot Winners Claim Prize

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    Tennessee Lottery executive Rebecca Hargrove said the couple would get a "small check today for a few million", and collect the full lump sum in about 10 business days. They did not stop to talk to reporters and were led to a back room to have their ticket looked at. The couple said they will be at the lottery office Friday.
  • Wal-Mart to close 269 stores amid increasing competition

    Wal-Mart to close 269 stores amid increasing competition

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    A statement read, "the hope is that these associates will be placed in nearby locations". Garcia also said seven new Walmart stores are expected to open in California over the next year, and two existing stores will be expanded - moves that are expected to create about 1,000 jobs.
  • Gas Wars In Houghton Lake

    Gas Wars In Houghton Lake

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    Other gas stations in Columbus are reporting prices as high as $1.99 a gallon. Greenville- $1.63/g, down 5.2 cents per gallon from last week's $1.68/g.
  • Chipotle to close all restaurants to hold company-wide meeting in February

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    Chipotle sales plunged 30 percent in December from the various food poisoning outbreaks. Its troubles began after an E. coli outbreak came to light at the end of October . The company has since revealed a brand new strategy for ensuring the health of its food and the safety of its customers. Chipotle plans on following its meeting next month with a marketing campaign next month to win customers back.
  • Walmart Closing 269 Stores, Milford Spared

    Walmart Closing 269 Stores, Milford Spared

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    The Nettleton location is one of six to close, including Belmont, Derma, Mantachie, Sardis, and Walnut. Wal-00Mart's total store count worldwide is 11,600. "They come back here and shop on the way to work". The Juneau Wal-Mart employs about 180 people full- and part-time. Express stores average about 12,000 square feet compared to Walmart Supercenters at 182,000 square feet and the roughly 38,000-square-foot Neighborhood Markets, which are created to rival traditional grocery stores.
  • Celine Dion's Brother, Daniel Dion, Dies Days After Her Husband

    Celine Dion's Brother, Daniel Dion, Dies Days After Her Husband

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    Celine's husband René Angélil died from throat cancer at the age of 73. "For those wishing to send flowers, a donation to that organization would be very much appreciated". The Dion family describes their brother as a person that was a "gentle and reserved man of many talents". He spent his final hours in hospice care with his 88-year-old mother, Theresa Dion by his side.