• Winter Storm Warning issued
Winter Storm Warning issued

Snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are possible from this storm system. Falling snow mixed with 25 to 35 miles per hour winds Friday will reduce visibility to less than a quarter mile. The Winter Storm Watch is set to expire at 12 am. on Saturday. Very hard travel conditions are anticipated across much of the area under a blizzard and winter st...

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  • Taoiseach 'intends to represent Ireland' at Brexit negotiations
Taoiseach 'intends to represent Ireland' at Brexit negotiations

Kenny and other Irish ministers have lobbied in Brussels and other European Union capitals that any Brexit deal must prevent a return to a heavily guarded border between the two countries. "We want that to remain in such a position that the language of what's contained in the Good Friday Agreement would also be contained in the negotiation outcome"...

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  • Trump names Gen. HR McMaster new national security adviser
Trump names Gen. HR McMaster new national security adviser

Associates of former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft are calling out the White House for erroneously claiming the retired three-star Air Force general remained on active duty while holding that post under President Gerald Ford, an issue with newfound relevance as President Donald Trump has chosen a senior Army officer to fill this job i...

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  • French Police Raid National Front Over European Parliament Payments
French Police Raid National Front Over European Parliament Payments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, Democrat Hillary Clinton and former first ladies Laura Bush and Michelle Obama did not wear headscarves during their diplomatic visits to Saudi Arabia, where it's apparently mandatory for a woman to cover her head and body while in public.

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  • Dakota Access Pipeline protesters burn structures as deadline looms
Dakota Access Pipeline protesters burn structures as deadline looms

Law enforcement say they expect to make some arrests , but Silva says he doesn't expect any trouble. The deadline for protesters to vacate the premises of the Oceti Sakowin camp near the construction of the controversial Dakota Access camp saw about 200 protesters " ceremoniously march " through the camp only 30 minutes before the eviction took ...

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  • Trump sends top diplomats to Mexico with border tensions growing
Trump sends top diplomats to Mexico with border tensions growing

And President Enrique Peña Nieto canceled a planned trip to Washington to meet with Trump in apparent frustration. "We don't need a sense of panic", a DHS official said on a background call Tuesday to explain the new directives. In response, consumers south of the border are boycotting United States brands and goods and lawmakers have introduced a ...

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  • Supreme Court asked if Mexican family can sue in cross-border shooting
Supreme Court asked if Mexican family can sue in cross-border shooting

When a U.S. agent standing on U.S. territory shoots a Mexican citizen standing on the other side of the border, has he violated the Mexican's rights under the U.S. Had Sergio been shot a few feet to the north, he would have been on American soil and US courts would be open to his family, Hilliard said. Will noncitizens who tried to enter the United...

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  • Amazon Is Taking $8.62 off $50 Orders Right Now
Amazon Is Taking $8.62 off $50 Orders Right Now

The coupon expires at midnight Pacific on Wednesday, February 22, and it has that amusing number because Amazon is using the coupon to brag. Why is the discount precisely $8.63? This year, the retailer also received a record 86.27 score in the poll, which is mirrored in the current one-day promo discount.

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  • President Trump pushes back against New York Times article
President Trump pushes back against New York Times article

Trump named retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg as the acting national security adviser. GOP lawmakers, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, resisted, saying that the existing congressional committees will continue their investigations into Russian interference in the presidential election.

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  • I can learn a lot from Ravichandran Ashwin, says Nathan Lyon
I can learn a lot from Ravichandran Ashwin, says Nathan Lyon

The Indians went cock-a-hoop when Sadagopan Ramesh pulled off a beauty at short-leg to get rid of Shane Warne and give Bhajji his fifth wicket. I think we have done everything we can, leading to the first Test. "That Australian team in the past had so much will and belief". We had answers to all those questions. India's long home season is nearin...

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  • Australia plane crash kills five
Australia plane crash kills five

Police believe the plane was bound for Tasmania's King Island, which is known for its golf courses. Meanwhile, the ATSB has also deployed a team of four investigators to the Melbourne site to examine the wreckage, interview witnesses and gather audio and radar data from yesterday's crash which marks the worst aviation accident Australia has seen ...

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  • We Still Have No Idea How Kim Jong Un's Brother Died
We Still Have No Idea How Kim Jong Un's Brother Died

A white police van was seen leaving the complex at 4:00 am (2000 GMT Monday), an AFP journalist said. Kang's suggestion that someone else's hand was behind the investigation was "deeply insulting to Malaysia", he said in a statement issued by his office.

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  • Flynn resigns as national security adviser
Flynn resigns as national security adviser

The White House has appointed Lt Gen Joseph Keith Kellogg as an interim replacement for the post . Flynn's ouster appeared to be driven more by the idea that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials than by the content of his discussions with Russia's ambassador.

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  • Afghan terrorists killed by Pakistani forces
Afghan terrorists killed by Pakistani forces

Earlier that day, the army had asked Kabul to take action against 76 Pakistani terrorists operating from Afghan territory or hand them over to Pakistan so that they could be tried for their involvement in terror-related activities. The news comes amid a former US defense secretary's statements claiming that India has been using Afghanistan against...

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  • Deadly Somalia blast hits Mogadishu marketplace
Deadly Somalia blast hits Mogadishu marketplace

It was the deadliest attack to occur since Mohamed took office after winning a landmark presidential election earlier in February. "There were also members of the security forces and shoppers and the blast was so huge that it killed almost 20 people, a lot of them civilians", said witness Sumayo Moalim.

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  • Bild am Sonntag: PSA pledges to keep Opel's four German sites running
Bild am Sonntag: PSA pledges to keep Opel's four German sites running

The plans have sparked fears of job losses in Britain, where Vauxhall employs about 35,000 people, as well as in Germany. He also said talks on Wednesday with GM CEO Marry Barra and Opel supervisory board Chairman Dan Ammann had been "very constructive", adding the works council and union IG Metall would be closely involved in the detailed assess...

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  • Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, dies
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, dies

Tass news agency quoted Churkin's deputy Pyotr Ilyichev as saying: "The loss sustained by Russian Federation is grave and irreplaceable". Suspicions are mounting in the death of a Russian Ambassadors death in New York City late Monday. US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power argues with Churkin prior to a vote on a resolution on Ukraine during ...

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  • Boris Johnson attacks Blair's 'bare-faced effrontery' for opposing Brexit
Boris Johnson attacks Blair's 'bare-faced effrontery' for opposing Brexit

Calls from the former prime minister for pro-Europeans to form a new cross-party movement to persuade leave-voters they got it wrong prompted a backlash, with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson calling him "condescending". He accused the government of prioritising immigration control to the exclusion of nearly everything else, particularly the economy...

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  • President Trump Press Conference To Announce Labor Pick
President Trump Press Conference To Announce Labor Pick

He also served as an assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration and as US attorney for the Southern District of his native Florida, where he prosecuted a number of high-profile cases - including that of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, according to the New York Times .

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  • Reince Priebus: Donald Trump Campaign's Contact With Russian Agents 'Baloney'
Reince Priebus: Donald Trump Campaign's Contact With Russian Agents 'Baloney'

Priebus went on to say he thought the media should be reporting on what Trump has done in his first month in office. "So we spend, you know, 48 hours on bogus stories, and the American people suffer", Priebus said. "We are talking about something he's termed as fake news", Priebus said. They then asked Wallace whether Trump's fraught relationship w...

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  • Homeland Security Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport
Homeland Security Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Obtained by NBC News, the new directives signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly provide greater detail about two of President Donald Trump's executive orders relating to his campaign promises of building a border wall with Mexico and increasing deportation efforts.

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  • Gambian President Adama Barrow officially inaugurated after standoff
Gambian President Adama Barrow officially inaugurated after standoff

The first took place in Senegal last month for security reasons after Barrow fled to the neighboring country despite being declared the victor in Gambia's December 1 election. Already, Barrow has committed to stay in the International Criminal Court (ICC), rejoin the Commonwealth, and free political prisoners. Jammeh was eventually forced into self...

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  • Irish man stabbed to death following a brawl in Padstow
Irish man stabbed to death following a brawl in Padstow

The 29-year-old Irish national was fatally stabbed in the neck after reports of a fight breaking out at a home on Watson Road in Padstow, on Saturday. They are believed to have got engaged within the last two months. "Also at the location we have established that there are three females at the place, one other male and prior to the actual incide...

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  • 'Blind Sheikh' Trade Center bomber Omar Abdel-Rahman dies in prison
'Blind Sheikh' Trade Center bomber Omar Abdel-Rahman dies in prison

Abdel-Rahman's son Ammar told Reuters that a us representative had called his family to notify them of Abdel-Rahman's death. Abdel-Rahman would later travel to the United States to preach his hatred at mosques in the NY area. Born in the Egyptian Nile Delta village of al-Gamalia in 1938, Abdel-Rahman was blind by the age of 10 months. Reuters...

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  • USA abortion legal test case woman Norma McCorvey aka Jane Roe dies
USA abortion legal test case woman Norma McCorvey aka Jane Roe dies

Wade " Supreme Court decision is regarded to this day as the final ruling on women's abortion rights. McCorvey was 22, unmarried, unemployed and pregnant for the third time in 1969 when she sought to have an abortion in Texas, where the procedure was illegal except to save a woman's life.

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  • White House denies Trump considering use of National Guard for immigration roundup
White House denies Trump considering use of National Guard for immigration roundup

The Trump administration is contemplating an executive order which would authorize the use of National Guard personal to round up illegal immigrants, according to a report from the Associated Press . Governors of states included in the proposal would have the choice on whether or not its own National Guard troops would participate. A Cox Med...

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  • Trump has 'full confidence' in embattled aide: adviser
Trump has 'full confidence' in embattled aide: adviser

Indeed, Russia did not retaliate for the sanctions and Trump praised President Vladimir Putin , calling him smart. But the White House since has confirmed that Trump knew for "a few weeks" that Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian Federation.

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  • Residents return home after Polk County brush fire contained
Residents return home after Polk County brush fire contained

Winds are pushing the fire away from the Indian Lakes Estates property, but people in the River Ranch Hunt Club area are being told to vacate the camps. It is unclear how the fire started. Richard Jones told WTSP : 'I'm just thankful I'm still walking. Brush fires have also sparked in Brevard, Flagler and Seminole counties.

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  • Congress Is Concerned With Russia's Military Provocations
Congress Is Concerned With Russia's Military Provocations

A cruise missile test that may violate arms treaties. Within the past week, Russian Federation has repeatedly buzzed US destroyers in the Black Sea and dismissed the recent actions by the White House in regards to the resignation of Mike Flynn.

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  • Sears Dropped Ivanka Too, But No Trump Tweet Because Mnuchin?
Sears Dropped Ivanka Too, But No Trump Tweet Because Mnuchin?

Because Donald Trump is a cranky old senior citizen, he complained about Nordstrom's decision . It's unclear if the brand is still being sold in stores and Burlington has not commented. Even if his post was meant to intimidate Nordstrom or other retailers that still work with Ivanka, it probably does not violate conflict of interest rules bu...

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  • Who is R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's labor secretary pick?
Who is R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's labor secretary pick?

Acosta is Trump's first Latino cabinet nominee. US President Donald Trump's 27-day-old administration was dealt another setback on Wednesday when Andrew Puzder withdrew from consideration for the position of labour secretary amid concerns that he would not gain Senate approval.

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  • Traders Alert: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
Traders Alert: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Vetr raised shares of Encana Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating and set a $10.74 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, October 24th. J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on Encana Corporation in a report on Wednesday. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in vio...

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  • North Korean leader's brother assassinated at Kuala Lumpur airport
North Korean leader's brother assassinated at Kuala Lumpur airport

Her passport identified her as Doan Thi Huong. It also said CCTV footage showed the other suspects, aged between 20 and 50, at the airport on Monday. She was nabbed when she returned to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 to catch a flight to Vietnam on Wednesday.

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  • CCRKBA Lauds Senate Vote To Protect 2A Rights Of Soc.-Sec. Recipients
CCRKBA Lauds Senate Vote To Protect 2A Rights Of Soc.-Sec. Recipients

The legislation will go to President Trump's desk, where he is expected to sign it. "And it deprives those people of their constitutional rights without due process", he said on Tuesday. "Even the American Civil Liberties union opposed Obama's overreaching restriction". "The [Congressional Review Act] we have before us today will make it hard...

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  • Kremlin suggests possible Trump-Putin meeting before G20 in July
Kremlin suggests possible Trump-Putin meeting before G20 in July

The two sides recently had a phone conversation, that was assessed by many in Moscow and in Washington as a " good start ", and a significant shift in dialogue. Last week, Flynn denied discussing sanctions with Kislyak. "Obviously every ambassador informs the center [Moscow] about all the contacts he has so the information gets to us, but we are ...

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  • Russian planes buzzed USA warship in Black Sea, defense official says
Russian planes buzzed USA warship in Black Sea, defense official says

The incident "was deemed unsafe and unprofessional because of various factors including low altitude and high speed", said Lt. Col. David Faggard, a command spokesman. Konashenkov was surprised to hear the United States military were astonished to see Russian fighters so close to Russian borders. The drills in the vicinity of Constanta, Romania, ...

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  • Thousands protest Trump in Mexico City
Thousands protest Trump in Mexico City

Some signs read "Respect Mexico" and "We are all Mexico". Trump signed an executive order last month calling for construction to begin on the border wall, a signature campaign promise that he has vowed Mexico will pay for - even as the Republican-controlled Congress makes plans to initially fund the wall with USA tax money.

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  • Boy, 10, dies in furniture incident at Topshop
Boy, 10, dies in furniture incident at Topshop

Unconfirmed reports suggested he pulled down a barrier, which crashed on to his head, says the Daily Telegraph . Thames Valley Police said the boy was found with serious injuries after an incident involving shop furniture. A spokeswoman for Reading Borough Council said the authority was working with police to find out what happened. An inque...

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  • 33 killed after coach overturns in Taiwan
33 killed after coach overturns in Taiwan

Highway police spokesperson Ma Ling-wen said speed has not been ruled out as a cause of the accident. Hsiao said that as she was pulled from the wreckage she was terrified to see that some passengers had suffered horrific injuries because of the strong impact of the crash.

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  • How Best To Look After Your Blooms This Valentine's Day
How Best To Look After Your Blooms This Valentine's Day

But this Sunday, employees were hard at work preparing for one of the most profitable holidays for their business. With Valentine's Day falling tomorrow, florists and lovers are left wondering what cupid holds in store for them. "I have been working for a florist in Satellite and delivering flowers". Tingley said the flower selection comes from a...

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  • UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Ghana
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits Ghana

A Commonwealth Secretariat spokesman said: "We welcome any effort being made by the newly democratically elected government of The Gambia to try to rejoin the Commonwealth". Barrow had promised a return to the 52-nation grouping. Following talks with Mr Barrow, the Foreign Secretary said: "I am delighted to say that The Gambia is now on the path ...

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  • 9th Circuit, Citing Education and Other Factors, Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban
9th Circuit, Citing Education and Other Factors, Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban

The US President, who is in his third week in office, also promised that he would take action "rapidly" to improve security in America. The President's remarks came after a three-judge bench of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco refused to reinstate his controversial travel ban on Thursday.

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  • Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around US
Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around US

Federal law, specifically the Hyde Amendment that was first passed in 1976, bars government dollars from paying for abortion services except in cases where the woman's life is in danger or if the pregnancy is the result of incest or rape. Abortion has become a family destroyer, they suffer greatly. Some of them stood at outside the entrance of the ...

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  • Post-encounter, curfew in parts of tense J&K
Post-encounter, curfew in parts of tense J&K

On 4 February, security personnel intercepted and neutralised two terrorists in Baramulla district, after receiving a tip-off about their presence in the area. The official statement alleged that two army men and the house owner were also killed in the fire fight while three soldiers were injured, adding the injured soldiers were hospitalised.

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  • Hamas names top militant as new leader in Gaza
Hamas names top militant as new leader in Gaza

Senior Hamas official Ismail Haniyeh revealed on Saturday that Qatar is set to allocate millions of dollars in financial support for different projects in the besieged Gaza Strip. Hamas now claims to have four Israelis in captivity in Gaza, though Israel says the two soldiers among them were killed in the 2014 war. Each group picks local leaders an...

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  • Trump's dinner with Japan's PM was an intelligence security nightmare
Trump's dinner with Japan's PM was an intelligence security nightmare

South Korea says the missile North Korea tested Sunday is an upgraded version of a submarine-launched ballistic missile the regime fired last August. U.S. It already has the technology to make warheads small enough to fit on medium-range Nodong missiles, which can reach Japan and South Korea. "They've paid me a fortune.'" In the video that NY obt...

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  • Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson gives up his U.S. citizenship
Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson gives up his U.S. citizenship

Johnson said in 2014 that he thought it was "absolutely outrageous" that the US government wanted him to pay capital gains tax from the sale of his London home. passport alongside a British one - complained that it was a "laborious business, they don't make it easy for you". His decision could be linked to taxes - Americans living outside the cou...

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  • Aman 2017 naval exercise
Aman 2017 naval exercise

MULTINATIONAL Aman 17 naval exercise kicked off at the PNS dockyard Friday with a magnificent ceremony. Sharif pointed out that maritime security challenges in the Indian Ocean were both multidimensional and multifaceted. "Pakistan is committed to worldwide peace", he said. "We need to make collective efforts to eliminate these threats for lastin...

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  • Peru offers reward for the capture of former president, Alejandro Toledo
Peru offers reward for the capture of former president, Alejandro Toledo

The judge ordered the preliminary imprisonment of Toledo for 18 months while the investigation continues. #UPDATE Peru judge issues global warrant for arrest of ex-president Alejandro Toledo on bribe accusations https://t.co/6CEMCkum0A- AFP news agency (@AFP) 10 février 2017 Despite the denials, Odebrecht's confession to the US Justice Department...

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  • Hundreds of Thousands Rally in Iran Against Trump, Chant 'Death to America'
Hundreds of Thousands Rally in Iran Against Trump, Chant 'Death to America'

The Iranian president also dismissed what he called the USA "treason" against Iran by confiscating Iran's money in the US banks, and said that the Islamic republic has filed a complaint in the global court against the United States in this regard.

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