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Red Cross hopes you'll add 'give blood' to your holiday checklist

Upcoming clinics in Penticton at the Penticton Seniors Drop In Centre, 2965 South Main St., include:December 28 to 30, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Donors must be healthy, at least 16 years of age and weigh at least 110 pounds. That is why the Red Cross Youth also wants to increase the percentage of youth blood donors from the current 28 per cent to 35 per cent. Donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete an online health history questionnaire to save time when donating.


Wind Chill Advisory for Sunday night

Wind Chill Advisory for Sunday night

This advisory goes until 10 a.m. on Monday and has been issued for wind chills that will drop to -25°. A storm system nearby could bring precipitation chances back on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, but that is still very much subject to change as the forecast uncertainty is still very high in that time frame right now.



Panneerselvam to Meet PM Modi to Seek Bharat Ratna for Amma Today

Briefing the PM of the damage that Chennai and neighbouring districts suffered due to the cyclone and the steps taken by the State government, the CM also requested Mr. Ms Jayalalithaa held both posts until she died at 68 on December 5. Peravai Secretary RB Udhayakumar, the Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister, handed over the resolution titled "Thai Thanta Varam (Sasikala is a boon granted by Amma)" to Ms Natarajan at the home in Poes Garden that she shared with Jayalalithaa and where she has been ...



Trump collects all 9 SC Electoral College votes amid protest at meeting

While Hillary Clinton gained 2.8m more votes than Trump, he did manage to win the electoral college vote by a margin of 74 votes. An elector from ME - won by Clinton - is reportedly casting his vote for Bernie Sanders . The last time an elector did so was in 1972, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures , when an elector nominated by the Republican Party voted Libertarian.


Trump aides ask of Russian meddling: Does it matter?

Trump aides ask of Russian meddling: Does it matter?

Well, I think a lot of these things, though, Chris, are coming through third parties. PRIEBUS: No, I don't think he is, but it sure would be nice to hear from everybody. "But the reality of all of this and all of these players that are spinning these reports are doing it for a political objective", Priebus said, "which is to delegitimize the outcome of the election".



Ban Ki-moon hints on running for S Korea's presidency

Ms Park's movements are restricted to the residential part of the 250,000 sq m compound. She blamed the media for fuelling anti-Park sentiment, focussing their coverage too much on the views of younger and liberal voters and on criticism that Park received cosmetic procedures while in office.