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World News Winter Weather Advisory Issued
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This has been the week for winter weather in Kansas City, and we're not done. The high temperature Thursday will be around 25, with a low that night of 18. Snow is possible in the panhandle and northwestern Oklahoma this morning as well. There is a chance of freezing rain before noon, then a chance of freezing drizzle between noon and 1 p.m., followed by a chance of drizzle after 1 p.m., the weather service said.

World News Met Police lose John Worboys' victims compensation case
Author: 0 Met Police lose John Worboys' victims compensation case

However, the police later appealed saying they shouldn't be held accountable in these kinds of cases. Speaking after the ruling, DSD, who was attacked in 2003, said her message to the police was: "You have the procedures in place now start doing your job".

World News Trump Orders Bump-Stock Regulations
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The president on Wednesday is hosting parents, teachers and students at the White House to discuss efforts to ensure safety at schools. But there has been little progress on the issue since then. Forcelli, special agent in charge of the Miami field division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives . President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he would direct the Department of Justice to begin the rulemaking process for a new regulation that would effectively ban ...

World News USA intel report on Duterte, PHL democracy 'myopic, speculative'
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The presidential office in the Philippines has been seriously disturbed by the United States intelligence community's assessment that Rodrigo Duterte represents a " threat to democracy". "We note that more governments are using propaganda and misinformation in social media to influence foreign and domestic audiences", the report read.

Author: 0 Pyongyang cancelled meeting with Pence in South Korea

The North Koreas pulled out after the US Vice President condemned human rights abuses in North Korea and announced additional economic sanctions on the country. North Korea's women hockey players are not averse to enjoying a McDonald's fast-food breakfast, according to their South Korean teammates. "We clearly state that we don't have the willingness to meet the USA side during the period of visiting South Korea".

World News Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks
Author: 0 Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

On Monday, President Donald Trump said that he was ready to join a discussion for gun restriction midst national outcry carried out by teenagers who were able to survive the mass shooting at a high school in Florida. The Parkland shooting also has prompted the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature to take a fresh look at gun control legislation, although so far GOP leaders are refusing to endorse calls to ban assault rifles.

World News Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russian Federation

What he's saying is it didn't have an impact, and it certainly wasn't with help from the Trump campaign . She went on to claim that Trump has been has been 'tougher on Russian Federation than Obama was in eight years combined'. "And at this point we were working with them", Sanders said. President Donald Trump's first official economic report to Congress makes a lengthy case that the USA economy has been weak in recent years, not because of the severity of the most recent recession, ...

World News Russian skiers win silver medals in Cross-Country Skiing
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It was a historic day for Marit Bjorgen as she became the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time on Wednesday, while the great Lindsey Vonn set a benchmark of her own in Pyeongchang . Surprisingly, the Swedes did not use Charlotte Kalla as their anchor after she erased a 25-second deficit on the last leg at the 2014 Sochi Games to pull out a dramatic gold medal for Sweden.

World News Taylor County early voting gets underway
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In the race for the state's 21 Congressional District seat that Republican U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith is relinquishing this year, 22 candidates are on the ballot, including 18 on the Republican ticket. Copperas Cove - Coryell County Justice Center. The winners of the primaries become their party's nominees for the November 6, 2018 general election.

World News Donald Trump recommends ban on bump stock gun modifications
Author: 0 Donald Trump recommends ban on bump stock gun modifications

Bump stock devices were not used in the Florida school shooting but it became controversial after the Las Vegas mass shooting in October previous year in which the gunman used the device and killed 58 concert-goers. There are federal, state and local laws governing the possession and carrying of guns that vary from state to state, however. The Washington Post also reported that Trump was interested when commentator Geraldo Rivera, during a dinner, talked about upping to 21 the age ...

World News Japanese speed skaters set Olympic record in women's team pursuit event
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The Dutchwomen also failed to defend their Olympic title as they finished runners-up to Japan in the women's team pursuit final after crossing line in two minutes and 55.48 seconds. In the race for the bronze was won by American women (2.59,27), ahead of Canada (2.59,72). Ayaka Kikuchi and the Takagi sisters had sent Japan into the gold medal race with a win over Canada in their semifinal with a time of 2:58.94.

World News Officer shot, killed in Prince George's County, sources confirm
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A police officer in Maryland was shot and killed while trying to protect a woman threatened in a domestic dispute. Police chief Hank Stawinski said via Twitter he would speak to the media and asked for patience and respect. "He stood his ground", Stawinski said at a press conference. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he was a Medal of Valor recipient, Stawinski said. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan ordered flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Corporal Ramzziddin.

World News Billy Graham dead at 99: President Donald Trump responds
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As the Lord's faithful servant, Billy Graham lived a simple life in North Carolina with his dear wife, Ruth. Billy Graham's Christian strugglers convinced him to move from Manhattan to isolated African villages as mentioned on the Evangelist Association website .

World News Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins
Author: 0 Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins

But Vonn's homework didn't quite pay off, with Goggia clocking 1:39.22, a comfortable 0.47 seconds ahead of Vonn. Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel was just 0.09 secs behind Goggia, while Vonn took bronze. "When I got here this morning and saw the sun coming up behind the hill, put my feet in the boots, I knew this was going to be my day", Goggia said. "I tried so hard and I worked my butt off".

World News Jeff Bezos reveals footage of 10000 year clock in Texas
Author: 0 Jeff Bezos reveals footage of 10000 year clock in Texas

The 10,000 Year Clock is 500 feet tall, powered by thermal cycles, and is synchronized at solar noon, according to a tweet from Bezos on Tuesday. The clock, which is made entirely out of Marine grade 316 stainless steel, titanium and dry ceramic bearings, will only tick forward once a year, though its chime generator will create a different bell ringing sequence each day for 10,000 years.

World News Trump again faults Obama over Russian election meddling
Author: 0 Trump again faults Obama over Russian election meddling

Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon. This is not acceptable. They also solicited support from a volunteer for the Trump campaign in NY, who agreed to supply the rallygoers with signs. While virtually all 50 states have taken steps since the 2016 election to purchase more secure equipment, expand the use of paper ballots, improve cyber training or seek federal assistance, according to groups that track election security, some officials at the conferences expressed an added sense of urgency.

World News Donald Trump Jr. launches 'Trump Towers' in Pune
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President Trump's eldest son said Tuesday in an interview with India's CNBC affiliate, "the spirit of the Indian people" was unique to "other parts of the emerging world". "A Secret Service detail is accompanying Donald Trump Jr .to India where he is promoting Trump real estate". The eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr .

World News White House Media Driver Detained After Bringing Gun to Work
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The Atlantic Ocean is seen adjacent to President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida - also sometimes called his Winter White House - on January 11, 2018. The White House said all drivers were replaced after the incident. The incident was investigated by the Secret Service and our partners at the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and resolved.

World News Tucson Couple in Custody for Abusing Adopted Children
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One of the children was able to escape through a bedroom window and alerted authorities by phone at a Family Dollar store in the area. The store clerk described to deputies that the child looked disheveled. It's unclear how long the children had been in the care of the couple and if they were related to each other. The couple were arrested in Tucson, Arizona after police entered an address.

World News Fourcade wins most gold medals in French Olympic history
Author: 0 Fourcade wins most gold medals in French Olympic history

In order to get really invested in the game, it is helpful to know where to look for those special Olympic moments that you will be telling your kids about for years to come. Sharpe won gold with a 95.80 while Martinod was second with a 92.60. Canada's Cassie Sharpe , a standout for her daring tricks, and France's Marie Martinod , who won silver in Sochi following a lengthy break from competition, are two of the medal favorites.

Author: 0 North Korea cancelled meeting with United States vice-president during Winter Olympics

The United States has said, North Korea abruptly called off a potential meeting between its high-level delegation to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and US Vice President Mike Pence . A potential high-level interaction between the US and North Korea , which would have broken years of estrangement between the two countries, loomed prominently over the Winter Games, where North Korea made a last-minute move to send its athletes to compete on a combined team with South Korea, the host ...

World News South Africa's Ramaphosa wants Marikana massacre 'atonement' role
Author: 0 South Africa's Ramaphosa wants Marikana massacre 'atonement' role

Although South Africans are largely united in celebrating Zuma's departure, a litany of scandals, allegations of corruption, and a perceived hollowing-out of institutions have led many to conclude that the post-apartheid project under the African National Congress (ANC) has gone rotten.

World News Venezuela To Launch Petro Cryptocurrency To Survive Economic Crisis
Author: 0 Venezuela To Launch Petro Cryptocurrency To Survive Economic Crisis

Maduro solemnly announced that he had put the country on the world's technological forefront, albeit blockchain experts had warned that the petro was unlikely to draw significant investment due to its deep economic imbalances that will imminently undermine confidence in the new digital currency.

World News Nishikori into last four in NY
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Anderson beat fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan, the tournament victor from 2013-16 when it was played in Memphis, Tennessee, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (4) in the night match. Anderson will move to career-high ninth in the ATP rankings Monday, continuing a strong rise that began in nearby Flushing Meadows when he reached his lone Grand Slam final as the world's No.

World News JPMorgan Chase to keep its headquarters in NYC
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JPMorgan has revealed plans to build a new global headquarters in NY, with chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon claiming the move marks the USA bank "recommitting" to the city. The building previously served as the headquarters for Union Carbide. A design of the new building was not unveiled. The rezoning of 78 blocks of east midtown Manhattan was approved by the New York City Council in August, with the goal of enabling the area's aging building stock to be replaced by more modern ...

Author: 0 Weather: 'BEAST FROM THE EAST' to freeze Yorkshire next week

While the details of further outlook remain uncertain, Met Éireann cautioning at the moment that it looks like it will be a cold regime for early days of next week with easterly winds, and frosty nights with sub zero temperatures. "High pressure from the West will merge with higher pressure over Scandinavia". Maximum temperatures over the weekend and through next week will dip, she added, with a wind chill making it feel around -4C to -8C.

World News Billy Graham dead at 99
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It was a sacred place for him - and only fitting that a man who would preach about God's presence in nature would recharge in such a place between his crusades worldwide and media appearances. Graham was regularly listed by the Gallup organization as one of the "Ten Most Admired Men in the World". "They say this library is really not about Billy Graham , it's about Jesus, and it is".

World News South African markets rally as budget aims to cut deficit
Author: 0 South African markets rally as budget aims to cut deficit

These would include a continuation of the current zero-rating of basic food items such as maize meal, brown bread, dried beans and rice. In the medium term budget in October, Gigaba noted that debt service costs were the fastest growing category of expenditure, warning that by 2020/21 financial year 15 percent of the main budget will be going to repayments, crowding out social and economic borrowing.