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World News Pinpointing winds, rain and snow
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Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Record highs will be possible Wednesday . Light snow flurries or brief light snow showers are possible for the morning commute Wednesday . Monday: Rain and snow likely. A 20 percent chance of snow before 2am. Highs 21 to 36. We are still a few weeks away from spring, and will get a reminder that winter is still here, when rain changes to snow Tuesday .

World News Egypt's Sherine sentenced to prison over Nile joke
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The prominent singer, known also for several patriotic sings, was banned by the country's musicians syndicate from singing in Egypt. During the concert, Sherine responded to fan, who requested that she would sing the song "Mashrebtesh min Nelha" (Haven't you drunk from [the River Nile's] water?) by saying "you will catch bilharzia ", a disease common in contaminated freshwater.

World News Egypt's train crash: death toll rises to 15
Author: 0 Egypt's train crash: death toll rises to 15

The Ministry of Health provided the accident site with 30 ambulances to aid survivors. Shocking images of the aftermath show shocked passersby staring at the mangled wreckage. That was the deadliest train accident in Egypt since a November 2013 collision between a train and a bus killed 27 people south of Cairo. According to latest figures by the state's statistics agency, 1,249 train accidents took place a year ago, the highest since 2009 when the number reached 1,577.

World News Olympic quest for ad endorsement gold never ends
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Organisers said it was the largest Winter Games yet, with 92 countries represented, including first-timers like Ecuador, Kosovo, Nigeria and Singapore. It was said that CL and EXO were both selected to perform at the closing ceremony for their global influence. Washington viewed that development warily.

World News Japanese school kids pick futuristic mascots for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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If you head to the official website of Tokyo 2020, you will see the mascots which were selected by fans. It also has the ability to talk with stones and the wind, and move things with its mind. "The children who watched the 1998 Nagano Games and hoped to compete at the Olympics fulfilled their dreams and set this new record", Takeda said.

World News United Kingdom universities stronger in arts than sciences, rankings suggest
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Across 48 subjects in five subject areas, a total of 1130 institutions were ranked. In total, 10 Irish universities are featured 127 times across the 48 subject tables, with 30 improvements recorded. For the QS subject area "Accounting and Finance", the University of Auckland was ranked 41st in the world. Its vice-chancellor Datuk Abdul Rahim Hashim said: "The rankings result reflects the global recognition of the quality of UM's faculty and graduates".

World News Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to Superseding Indictment
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Manafort had previously pleaded not guilty in the case, but the latest indictment , which mirrored the charges filed against him last October, required him to formally enter a second plea. A court filing indicated prosecutors initially sought to combine the new charges with the pre-existing indictment in federal court in Washington .

World News Larry Nassar Case Prompts Department of Education Investigation Into Michigan State
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Among the women who spoke at a Capitol news conference was Olympian Jordyn Wieber , who spoke at Nassar's sentencing and says "activism can create action that results in change". Another bill that could affect MSU would get rid of governmental immunity for entities that allowed sexual assaults to occur. The legislation is expected to win quick approval Tuesday from a Senate committee.

World News Michael Wolff: Tony Blair a complete liar over Trump job denial
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He was asked whether he should apologise to the President for saying he was having an affair and then backing down on the claim. That certainly seems to be backed up by the fact that when Fordham said, "you can't hear me?" Suddenly Mr Wolff had technical issues, claiming he couldn't hear Mr Fordham despite having no issues before this.

World News CONG Slams Nitish For Inaction In Hit Run Case
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Eyewitnesses have reportedly said that they saw Manoj Baitha coming out of the Bolero soon after the incident. Appealing the Governor to intervene in the matter, Yadav alleged that Baitha was being protected by senior BJP leaders thus causing delay in his arrest.

World News Governor of Washington Tells Trump To Tweet Less And Listen More
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The president made opening remarks then opened the floor to questions from the governors. I do feel Governor, it's very important that gun free zones... But the discussion of the merits and demerits of arming teachers is well worth revisiting. The president says there is "no bigger fan of the Second Amendment than me", but there's a need to boost background checks and ensure that a "sicko" is unable to get a gun.

World News Air strikes kill nine civilians in Yemen
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Russian Federation vetoed a resolution at the U.N. Security Council Monday that would have expressed concern over Iran's failure to block supplies of missiles to Yemen's Houthi rebels and called for "additional measures". Yemen is also battling cholera and diphtheria outbreaks. Iran has denied supplying weapons to the Huthis. A UN Security Council resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by Russia, China, the United States, France or Britain to pass.

World News Gov. Holcomb ends decades-long ban on Sunday alcohol sales
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Decatur Pack Liquor on USA shown on the day Sunday sales was signed into law. Sales are limited to the hours of noon to 8 p.m. amid a sense that alcohol would not be sold during typical Sunday church hours. Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) wrote the bill and says the timing was right. "While we are happy to see the Legislature taking this step, it only represents a small step", Ricker said.

World News American Lung Association cancer study provides mixed reviews for Delaware
Author: 0 American Lung Association cancer study provides mixed reviews for Delaware

Despite these shortfalls, IL is in the top quarter of states nationally when it comes to lung cancer survival. "While we have seen some advancements in lung cancer treatment options and a new method of early detection, the burden of lung cancer is not the same everywhere", said Reba Mathern-Jacobson, of the American Lung Association, in a press release.

World News Here's How You Can Help The Homeless During The Cold Weather
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It can sometimes feel like you want to give more to homeless hostels and shelters in the form of toiletries, food or bedding, but often, a donation of money can go further. Organisations like the Peter McVerry Trust have emergency accommodations in place. Its website , app and phone connects rough sleepers in England and Wales with local charities, councils and support groups.

World News Lakers' Josh Hart (hand) diagnosed with small fracture, evaluating options
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Brewer will be a great addition to any playoff team . Brewer, who turns 32 on Monday, is a victim of the Los Angeles youth movement and reached a buyout with the team on Wednesday morning. Other than big man Steven Adams and power forward Jerami Grant , injured wing Andre Roberson was the only one on the roster who cut to the basket with any regularity for Donovan.

World News 11 sick after envelope opened at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall
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FBI, military officials and hazardous materials teams late Tuesday were investigating the contents of an envelope that sickened several Marines at a base near the Pentagon, according to the Marine Corps. The building was then evacuated after the exposed reported having the symptoms stated above. Law enforcement said the text of the letter was "derogatory" and "ranting".

World News Colorado DACA recipients plan to renew status after Supreme Court decision
Author: 0 Colorado DACA recipients plan to renew status after Supreme Court decision

The high court's decision to stay out of the matter means Trump may not be able to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program next month, like he ordered. A permanent, legislative solution is what's needed, not more politicking and more litigation. It does not, however, allow new, undocumented people into the DACA program.

World News Lions Franchise Tag Ziggy Ansah
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Ansah is set to earn $17.5m during the 2018 season, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , once he signs his one-year tender with the Lions. Ansah, 28, has been the team's top pass rusher ever since they used the fifth-overall pick on him in the 2013 NFL Draft .

World News Jitan Ram Manjhi joins RJD-led Grand Alliance
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He later on formed the HAM (S) and joined the NDA. "If that does not happen, our party workers will not campaign for candidates of the coalition in the by-polls", Manjhi said. Following his thorny relation with JD (U) and his decision to float his party, he has gained an aura of a rebellious representative of the Dalits in the state.

World News House Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Measure Still Roadblock to Gun Legislation
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The "Fix NICS" bill, similar to one approved a year ago in the House, would penalize federal agencies that don't properly report required records used to determine whether someone can legally buy a gun. Trump's support, and the president on Monday praised Mr. Cornyn for his work on the issue. A bump stock wasn't used in the Parkland school shooting, but 12 bump stock devices were found in the hotel room of the Las Vegas shooter who killed 58 people in October.

Author: 0 DPRK media briefly reports on return of high-level delegation from South Korea

President Donald Trump remains committed to denuclearizing the peninsula, and his "maximum pressure campaign" against North Korea will continue until it abandons its nuclear and missile programs. Around 10 a.m., the main conservative opposition Liberty Korea Party formed a blockade in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, to physically block the North Korean official from entering the South, Money Today reported.

World News Sweeping Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffle for S
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In a statement issued on Tuesday morning, BASA managing director Cas Coovadia said the new Cabinet is a step in the right direction towards winning back much-needed investor confidence. "We welcome the decision to fire these ministers", Maimane said. Absorbing so many expressions of enthusiasm after such a long period of doubt, one might fall for the image of a nation recommitted and ready to rebuild our young country: send me, we all seem to have echoed, I wanna lend a hand.

World News Security forces neutralise 1 terrorist in Bandipora
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An unidentified militant was killed in the gunfight, police said adding the firing has stopped now. Apart from killing the intruding terrorist, the forces also recovered AK 47 rifles, along with other arms and ammunition. On Monday, one terrorist was found dead in Hajin area after he was reportedly injured during a gunfight with forces on same day. From mid 90's to later part of last decade Hajin was out of bounds for militants as it was the hometown of the most dreaded renegade Kuka Parray, ...

World News Saudi King Replaces Top Officials, Appoints Woman, in Major Shake-Up
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No official reason was given for the sweeping overhaul, but it comes as the Saudi-led coalition's military intervention in Yemen against Iran-aligned Huthi rebels nears the end of its third year. In this February 1, 2018 photo, a Saudi soldier guards an aid flight at an air base in Marib, Yemen. Prince Mohammed has spoken publicly of his frustration over the gap between the kingdom's military spending and its capabilities, which has become clear during the war in Yemen.