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Global News Rise in temperature brings rain and strong winds
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The snow will change over to a period of freezing rain Wednesday . The Monday night snow follows a day of moderating temperatures after the past week's cold spell. The snow will intensify on Wednesday as a Colorado low passes by just to the south of the regions. Today will continue with partly to mostly cloudy skies with highs warming up from this weekend in the 30s thanks to a southeast wind gusting up to 30 miles per hour.

Global News N.Korea talks in Sweden likely ended
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Kim's trip to Washington was a sign that the two countries considered themselves to be making enough progress on a nuclear deal, following Trump and Kim's first meeting in in June in Singapore, to have another face-to-face conversation. "We are definitely underinvested in countering North Korea's chemical and biological threats". "Looking forward to meeting with Chairman Kim at end of February!" he wrote.

Global News Trump's shutdown proposal faces uncertain fate in Senate
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The longest government shutdown in USA history entered its 32nd day on Tuesday (Jan 22) with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expected to call up legislation to advance a proposal from President Donald Trump , which Democrats have already said they'll reject.

Global News Trump, Pence make unannounced visit to MLK memorial
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President Donald Trump made a surprise Monday morning visit to the Martin Luther King Jr . memorial in Washington D.C. on the holiday named in his honor. " Martin Luther King Jr . would say love, not hate, will make America great". Did you all hear that? The Science Center of Iowa is located in downtown Des Moines at 401 W.

Global News Turley: Dangerous for Media to Repeat BuzzFeed Story
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Mueller's office took the unusual step of issuing a statement disputing the story but Buzzfeed said it stands by its reporting. But the new report indicates that Trump was in talks for the deal when he was calling for an end to Russian sanctions and questioning the legitimacy of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Global News Zimbabwe public workers reject latest wage offer after protests
Author: 0 Zimbabwe public workers reject latest wage offer after protests

As life returned to a semblance of normality in Harare , civilians ventured outside to stock up on food and other supplies while police continued to patrol the streets. The action is directed at Zimbabwe's three mobile networks as well as Mr Mnangagwa, the national security minister and the head of the intelligence services.

Global News Extreme Cold Warning issued for Waterloo Region
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The final few days of the month also see another Arctic air mass poised to try to move into the US, and it will be interesting to see just how much of this makes it east. A period of severely cold wind chills is expected. Compared to the frosty start of the week, things will get considerably warmer after Monday . There is going to be a wind shift overnight and southerly winds will help temperature gradually rise overnight.

Global News Ex-PM Major urges May to drop Brexit ‘red lines’
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A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she speaks during the weekly Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons in London on 9 January 2019.

Global News Here's Why This Winter Storm Is So Darn Big
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Forecasters say the storm is expected to begin Friday afternoon in the Chicago area, bringing as many as 9 inches (23 centimeters) of snow before intensifying and reaching NY. There had been more than 1,100 flights canceled on Saturday as of 6 a.m. Albany: Close to some of the maximum snowfall totals expected in this storm , the first flakes fall around and after lunch on Saturday in the capital region of NY.

Global News Did you spot the lunar eclipse over Wrexham this morning?
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The celestial eye candy was particularly notable, because it occurred during a super moon, when the full moon is at the closest point of its orbit to the Earth. Totality - when the moon's completely bathed in Earth's shadow - will last an hour. Besides the Americas, the entire lunar extravaganza could be observed, weather permitting, all the way across the Atlantic to parts of Europe.

Global News Israel, Syria claim to have shot down each other’s missiles
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Israeli air strikes and ground-to-ground missiles that hit near the Syrian capital overnight to Monday killed at least 11 fighters including two Syrians, a Britain-based war monitor said. Its warplanes have been targeted by anti-aircraft fire during such raids, but it has rarely faced surface-to-surface missile fire in response. Nassirzadeh spoke during a visit to the Air Force's academy after pre-dawn Israeli strikes on Monday.

Global News Trump's proposal to support DACA for border-wall funding rejected by Dems
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The spending package that the Democrats intend to vote on next week will be the six agreements the House and Senate came to in conference. In 2017, Trump's administration announced plans to phase out the DACA program and Trump has previously said he would wait to address protections for its recipients after a Supreme Court ruling on the matter.

Global News California Senator Kamala Harris announces 2020 White House run
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However, EmilyRose Johns, a civil rights lawyer who has fought for trans inmates in California, told The Guardian that if Harris "would grapple publicly with what was going on when she was denying the rights of trans people in prison and admit that her mind has changed..." Forty-seven years ago this week, Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman ever to run for president, launched her campaign.

Global News 'Not monsters, but not puppies': Diver describes close encounter with shark
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Describing her encounter, Ms Ramsey told the Honolulu Star Advertiser she had been filming tiger sharks feeding on a whale when out of nowhere the massive beast arrived. The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said that the decomposing whale carcass had drifted to about eight miles south of Pearl Harbour after being towed 15 miles offshore days earlier.

Global News Opposition rally HIGHLIGHTS: BJP's 'achhe din' over, says Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 Opposition rally HIGHLIGHTS: BJP's 'achhe din' over, says Mamata Banerjee

Modi went on a tirade against the purported alliance between Opposition parties known as the " mahagathbandhan " or "grand alliance" during his address in Dadra and Nagar Haveli's Silvassa . Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi, said Modi had failed to fulfil his promises including job creation. Addressing a press conference at the party office here, BJP's national spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy described Sinha as an "opportunist" and said he was in the party to enjoy the perks of being ...

Global News At Women's March, anti-Semitism scandal overshadows anti-Trump effort
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Leaders of the Women's March promoted Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel during the Women's March in Washington, D.C, on Saturday amid the organization's growing anti-Semitism scandal. Farrakhan, who has led the black nationalist group since 1977, is known for hyperbolic hate speech aimed at the Jewish community, and made remarks such as "the powerful Jews are my enemy" in February.

Global News Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress
Author: 0 Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress

Cohen was recently sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to tax crimes, bank fraud and campaign violations that were not related to his dealings with Gauger and the technology company. Cohen said had been worn by a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter, Mr. Gauger said." But such a move by the president - or anyone who tells a subordinate to perjure himself - constitutes a concrete "federal crime", Nadler wrote.

Global News Trump Unveils Plan to Defend U.S. Against Missile Threats
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And the President strongly hinted that his administration would increase the defense budget again next year. While the US efforts will look to counter regional missile threats, they don't seek to protect against a full-scale strategic missile attack on the American homeland by a nuclear-armed nation such as Russian Federation or China .

Global News Brexit: Corbyn tables confidence vote after May's humiliating defeat
Author: 0 Brexit: Corbyn tables confidence vote after May's humiliating defeat

MPs announce the result of a vote on the Prime Minister's Brexit deal in the House of Commons . Mrs May had called for politicians to back her deal or risk "letting the British people down" but scores of her own MPs - both Brexiteers and supporters of European Union membership - joined forces to vote down the deal.

Global News China death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'
Author: 0 China death sentence against Canadian 'politically motivated'

Schellenberg", John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to China, told reporters Wednesday evening before a meeting with Trudeau's cabinet in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Citing the " arbitrary detention" of a Chinese national in Canada at the request of a "third-party country", it urged its citizens to "fully evaluate risks" and exercise caution when traveling there.

Global News Trudeau anger as Canadian faces execution
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China-Canada ties turned icy in early December after Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, was arrested in Vancouver on a US extradition warrant. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Monday voiced "extreme concern" over the Chinese court "arbitrarily" sentencing Schellenberg to death. The ministry later issued a similar travel notice, warning Chinese citizens of the risks of being "arbitrarily detained at the request ...

Global News Zimbabwe police arrest scores in harsh crackdown on protests
Author: 0 Zimbabwe police arrest scores in harsh crackdown on protests

Zimbabwe has hiked fuel prices by approximately 150% with effect from midnight on Sunday as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government battles with crippling shortages that have seen motorists sleep in fuel queues. "The intention is to create a constant supply of fuel for diplomats and tourists to manage the country's image ", said Mugano. Mnangagwa is on a five-country tour of Eastern Europe, where he is seeking to expand Zimbabwe's business links.

Global News Donald Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy
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The uncertainties associated with the drawdown of USA military troops in Syria have all players on edge, inspiring somewhat conflicting statements from the Trump administration. He also added that Turkey will create a 32-kilometre safe zone, earlier suggested by the US. USA support for the YPG has been a major source of friction between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

Global News Extremists attack hotel in Nairobi; al-Shabab claims role
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Al-Shabab - the extremist group allied to al-Qaida and based in neighbouring Somalia - claimed responsibility for the carnage at the DusitD2 hotel complex, which includes bars, restaurants, offices and banks and is in Nairobi's well-to-do Westlands neighbourhood with many foreign expatriates.

Global News Iran Cargo-Plane Crash Near Tehran Leaves 15 Dead, Army Says
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The plane went down near Fath airport, which belongs to Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps and is located near Karaj in the central Iranian province of Alborz. It showed footage of burning wreckage of the plane and a plume of smoke rising from the crash site. It is not clear who owned the plane. This is the latest in a series of Iranian plane crashes in recent years.

Global News Trump denies working for Russian Federation, calls past Federal Bureau of Investigation officials 'dirty cops'
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U.S. President Donald Trump says he has "never worked for Russian Federation", in response to reports that raised questions about his ties to President Vladimir Putin , reports which he called a "big fat hoax". When Pirro asked if he had ever worked for Russia , Trump said it was "the most insulting thing I've ever been asked". Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., said the report "may well suggest what it was that helped start this investigation in the first place".

Global News Poland arrests employee of Chinese tech giant Huawei for spying for gov't
Author: 0 Poland arrests employee of Chinese tech giant Huawei for spying for gov't

The Chinese national arrested is Weijing W., who according to Polish authorities also used the names Stanisław, Staszek, and was Huawei's sales director in Poland. were potential security risks and told phone companies to avoid using their technology. The Chinese ministry of foreign affairs said it was "highly concerned" about the arrest.

Global News American troops start withdrawing from Syria, official says
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The day after Trump's tweet, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned , saying that Trump as commander-in-chief deserved a defense secretary whose views are "better aligned" with his own. In response, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan rebuffed the comments, calling them a "serious mistake". "Many details (are) still to be worked out but I'm optimistic that we can achieve a good outcome", he said.

Global News FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians
Author: 0 FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

The first was a draft of the letter Trump wanted to send Comey informing him of the firing, which the Times reports mentioned the Russian Federation investigation. Mueller, who also is investigating whether the Republican President's campaign conspired with Moscow and whether President Trump has unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe.

Global News Tulsi Gabbard Says She's Running For President In 2020
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Congress , told CNN . Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro plans to announce his run for the presidency on Saturday. Gabbard threw her support behind Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign ― an endorsement that led her to publicly resign from her role as vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

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The runner-up, opposition candidate Martin Fayulu , has told the BBC he will mount a legal challenge against the official vote count. The official results are "highly implausible", said Pierre Englebert, a USA expert on African politics and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, in an analysis published on Thursday.

Global News Teen crashes in Layton while doing 'Bird Box' Challenge
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The Bird Box Challenge wallowed somewhere in between being not-a-meme and a meme-in-embryonic-state earlier this month when Netflix tweeted a warning to its users not to engage in this risky activity. In the movie, characters have to move about the outside world wearing blindfolds to avoid looking at an unseen monster that forces people to kill themselves.

Global News Winter Weather Advisory: Friday 6 pm- Saturday 6 pm
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A general 3-6 inches of snow is likely in this swath. Half a foot of snow also is expected to fall across southern Illinois, Indiana and into Virginia. Louis. A winter weather advisory was in effect for Bloomington, Peoria and areas north. Tomorrow: Snow early then cloudy, breezy and cold. A midwest storm will make headlines, however Michiana will be on the northern edge, with marginal snowfall.

Global News Led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun
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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a convoy of about 10 armoured vehicles and some trucks pulled out from the north-eastern town of Rmeilan on Thursday night and crossed the border into Iraq . Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian of France, which is part of the USA -led coalition, welcomed what he believed was a slower withdrawal by the U.S after pressure from its allies.

Global News Deputy AG Rosenstein to Depart After Confirmation of New AG
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The source said that would mean Rosenstein would remain until early March. "I don't think there's any willingness by the President or the White House to push him out ", Sanders said. If Barr's chances for confirmation appear strong, Democrats nonetheless are expected to question him sharply about the skepticism he has voiced about the Russian Federation investigation.

Global News Suspicious packages sent to numerous consulates and embassies
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Emergency services in Melbourne are responding to reports that suspicious packages have been found at global embassies and consulates in Melbourne and Canberra . "All our staff are safe and accounted for", she said. The United Kingdom Consulate , located on Collins Street, along with the Korean Consulate (St Kilda Road), German Consulate (Queen Street), Italian Consulate (St Kilda Road), Swiss Consulate (Ashwood), Pakistan Consulate (Cardigan Place), Greek Consulate (Albert ...

Global News Why Saudi woman can be arrested for disobeying her father
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But armed with a phone, she barricaded herself into an airside hotel room and fought back - live-tweeting her fears of deportation in a campaign that swiftly galvanised worldwide support and prompted a sharp U-turn by Thai officials. Renouncing Islam is a crime punishable by death under the Saudi system of syariah, or Islamic law, though the punishment has not been carried out in recent memory.

Global News AGP breaks alliance with BJP over Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016
Author: 0 AGP breaks alliance with BJP over Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016

Calling the bill an attempt to make illegal migrants eligible for Indian citizenship on the basis of religion, Chief Minister Zoramthanga has said the Mizo National Front (MNF) had been opposing the bill from the very beginning. India's lower house of Parliament approved a bill Tuesday that would grant residency and citizenship rights to non-Muslims who entered India illegally, allegedly after fleeing persecution in several neighboring nations, despite protests against the legislation in the ...

Global News Warren regains footing in Iowa blitz
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Elizabeth Warren has hired Barack Obama's former chief digital strategist to help lead her emerging 2020 presidential campaign and has also recruited a Democratic operative with deep experience in Southern politics ahead of a long primary.

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