Spending time with family, eating lots of good food, and catching a few days off of work are enough to put a smile on anyone's face, but one Pennsylvania woman's December glee turned to misery when she unwrapped a nasty gift from her electric company in the form of a $284 billion bill.
"My eyes just about popped out of my head", said Mary Horomanski, 58, in an interview with GoErie, "We had put up Christmas lights and I wondered if we had put them up wrong". She thought maybe her Christmas lights had done something wacky because her bill was more than $284 billion. The first installment, due that month, was for $28,156.
She was told she had until November 2018 to pay the entire amount.
After discovering the bill, Horomanski had her son call Penelec, Horomanski's electric supplier, for an explanation. Her son took the matter up with the electricity providers, who later confirmed that there indeed was an error in the monthly statement.
If you have a real Christmas tree, the experts say it's a good idea to get rid of it quickly, before it gets dry . Port City Daily has compiled a list of local entities that will help residents dispose of used trees.
Rosen has reportedly expressed concern about landing in Cleveland, which takes its 0-14 record to Chicago on Sunday. It's nearly certain that the Browns will take a quarterback with their top pick, which will likely be the No. 1.
As of Friday, 350 people had showed up to the office of McHenry County Treasurer Glenda Miller to pay their property taxes early. It appears the tax bill writers made a technical mistake, and it's unclear whether they will correct it.
Lorraine Brock Saylor, 66, was feeding the birds when she was viciously attacked by the pit bulls at her residence. Sheriff Mitch Williams is asking the community to be alert and on the lookout for a brown pitbull.
According to Politico , Villa claims was circulating at the party when a friend brought her over to introduce her to Lewandowski. The friend said he wished to remain anonymous, in part because of Lewandowski's continued influence in Trump circles.
Perez has close ties to the cofounders of Fusion GPS, the firm behind the dossier, which CNN failed to disclose. Parts of the dossier, which included claims about Russian prostitutes, haven't been confirmed or disproved.
The Daily Star says the France global has been heavily linked with a move away from Ligue 1 in recent months. We have never spoken (to Lemar or his entourage) about the possibility of a January departure.
It is legal in the United Kingdom but a banned drug in Egypt and anyone caught with it can face criminal charges. The family has previously said Plummer had no idea that what she was doing was illegal and she was just "daft".
Home delivery has in recent years become commoditized, so that we now set our expectations in hours rather than days. Amazon has acquired Blink , a wireless camera startup that offers free cloud storage and no monthly fees.
Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
In Bhubaneswar , coloured lights, stars and bells gave a fantastic looks to the St Vincent's Catholic Church in Satya Nagar. Christmas carols were sung before the mass at the churches. "We got to know how Christmas is celebrated", Hirra said.
Dreaming of a white Christmas Eve in Southern Indiana
As if the blowing and drifting snow wasn't enough from that wind, bitterly cold wind chills will be settling in as well. Winds today will turn to the West at 15-25 miles per hour at times gusting to 35 miles per hour .
Jairam Thakur new Himachal Chief Minister
Mr Thakur comes from the Mandi region, which till today has never had any saffron party chief minister in the state. Mr Parmar was elected four times, Mr Kumar - three times, Mr Singh - five times, and Mr Dhumal two times.
Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans
The telecom operator is giving unlimited voice calls including roaming, 100SMSes and 1GB 3G/4G daily data under Rs 199 offer. However, the official website does not mention the new Rs. 198 plan in some circles, such as Delhi-NCR, Chennai etc.
Bus Plunges Into River in India, Killing Dozens
More than 111,000 thousand people die in road accidents each year in India , the highest toll in the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a statement that he was "anguished" by news of the crash.
North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'
The rogue state has warned that sanctions are hurting the North Korean people, a view echoed by certain American media outlets. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declared the sanctions were a "vital step" towards curbing its nuclear weapons program.
9th Circuit says Trump's third travel ban is illegal
A separate challenge to the travel ban, brought by several immigrant rights groups and individuals, is pending in the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Act that prohibits discrimination based on nationality.