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World News PM suffers embarrassing Brexit bill defeat in House of Lords
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Crossbench peer Lord Kerr of Kinlochard, who proposed the amendment and described himself as an "enthusiastic Remainer", opened report stage by moving a cross-party proposal which seeks to retain the option of a customs union with the EU. This could involve getting a re-write of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill to include a cross-party amendment that would require ministers to negotiate "an arrangement which enables the United Kingdom to continue participating in a customs union with the ...

World News Winter not quitting yet with more snow expected Thursday
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The threat of slippery roads, very poor visibility and heavy snow has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Storm Warning for Madison until 1 a.m. Less snow is expected in this area, but road conditions will still deteriorate once rain changes to snow after the main morning commute. This low-pressure system is also anticipated to take a more southerly path into the Southwest.

World News Abe talk trade, N. Korea in Palm Beach
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But the leaders appeared to have already touched upon the issue of the return of the United States to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) - the 12-nation free trade agreement - which Mr Trump pulled out of shortly after taking office. The armistice that ended the fighting was signed by the United Nations Command - the US -led forces in the conflict - North Korea and China. Melania Trump dazzled in a gorgeous off-the-shoulder white and black striped dress when she greeted the Prime ...

World News Reviewing currency circulation, says Modi govt after cash shortage, ATMs run dry
Author: 0 Reviewing currency circulation, says Modi govt after cash shortage, ATMs run dry

Senior bank officials said that ATMs are out of cash because the currency notes of Rs 2,000 which were withdrawn after demonetisation were not deposited back in the cash machines. The RBI report shows that the currency in circulation has reached the pre-demonetisation level of about Rs 17 trillion. On a given day, 1 per cent of the ATMs are usually out of order.

World News Modi government sacks nine advisors of Kejriwal
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These advisors include Atishi Marlena, Raghav Chadha , Arunoday Prakash, Amar Deep Tiwari, Prashant Saxena, Samir Malhotra. "I was offered an honorarium of Re 1 per month, and over my time there I earned a princely sum of Rs 2.50". The Delhi government's General Administration Department on Tuesday cancelled the appointment of nine advisers and consultants in various departments, including that of Raghav Chadha as Adviser (finance).

World News Poland illegally cut down ancient forest
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Under the EU's Habitat Directive, member states must take appropriate conservation measures for special areas. The Polish government has said cutting down trees there was necessary to make forest paths safe for hikers and protect existing trees from a bark beetle infestation.

World News New push to legalise cannabis and sell it in shops
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However in January 2018 Cuomo announced that he was commissioning a study on regulating and taxing cannabis for adult use. Di Natale, a former doctor, said he had "seen that the "tough on drugs" approach causes enormous harm". " Banning cannabis hasn't reduced its use or availability, yet it has distracted police from following up more serious crimes, harmed a lot of young people and helped make some criminals rich ", President Alex Wodak said.

World News Rhea Fire Tops 260000 Acres in Western Oklahoma
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El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder praised fire crews on Wednesday for protecting so much property despite a lack of air support because of winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour (96 kph) on Tuesday. Forestry Service Incident Command. Winds gusting to 60 miles per hour (96 kph) helped fan a wildfire between Colorado Springs and Pueblo on Tuesday.

World News Cuba opens National Assembly session to choose Raul Castro's successor
Author: 0 Cuba opens National Assembly session to choose Raul Castro's successor

He succeeded his brother Fidel , who headed Cuba from 1959 to 2006. It will be the first time that a Castro has not been at the helm of the country either as prime minister or as president of the Council of State since 1959. As a result, Castro is nearly certain to remain the most powerful person in Cuba for the time being. Commentators on state television and online offered lengthy explanations of why Cuba's single-party politics and socialist economy are superior to multi-party ...

World News Meghan Markle Will Have, Not One, But Two Wedding Dresses
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We can only imagine the organization that goes into planning the wedding of the year, so it's no surprise Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose a secluded honeymoon destination to unwind. Although Morton didn't speak with Markle or any of the Royal Family, he did conduct interviews with some former childhood friends, co-workers , and estranged family members.

World News Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes country after prison break
Author: 0 Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes country after prison break

Details are still unclear but the suspect reportedly escaped early on Tuesday and guards reported him missing only after the flight had already left Keflavik for Arlanda airport north of the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Police have arrested 22 people altogether, including a security guard, without solving the burglaries. The alleged thief behind Iceland's "Big Bitcoin Heist" has escaped from prison and escaped to Sweden .

World News Mostly sunny today; rain likely tonight and tomorrow
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Sunday night , the low will be around 44 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. Grandfather Mountain's weather station at the Mile High Swinging Bridge recorded a wind gust of 80 miles per hour early this morning with a wind chill that dipped as low as six degrees below zero.

World News The gaping hole in Sean Hannity's story about being Michael Cohen's client
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Cohen and Trump's attorneys pushed for the documents to be reviewed by themselves or a third party to determine what can be considered protected by attorney-client privilege. "What? That's just lurid!" That Mr. Hannity failed to disclose an entanglement with a prominent Trump consigliere - particularly one at the center of a federal criminal investigation - did not sit well in some corners of the Fox newsroom, especially among reporters who have expressed displeasure with the White House ...

World News Trump seeking Arab force to replace US Syria presence
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The initiative, it stressed, follows a request by the United States administration to Saudi Arabia , Qatar, and the UAE to contribute billions of dollars to rehabilitate northern Syria . One US official said the United States is looking at what forces might be able to follow on in areas of Syria formerly under Islamic State control, should the United States leave or reduce its force dramatically.

World News Senate Condemns Attack on Senate Chambers, Calls It an 'Act of Treason'
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In an updated statement, Abdullahi Sabi said the Senate resumed plenary after coming out of the executive session where the earlier incident of forceful removal of the mace was deliberated upon. The mace is the symbol of authority of the parliament. Meanwhile, senators and members of the House of Representatives have given the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris and Director-General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Lawal Daura, 24 hours to recover the stolen Mace.

World News Russian Federation puts Facebook on alert after ruthlessly banning Telegram
Author: 0 Russian Federation puts Facebook on alert after ruthlessly banning Telegram

Meanwhile, dozens of online services unaffiliated with Telegram have experienced problems with accessibility in Russia, Telegram's lawyer Pavel Chikov told the Ekho Moskvy radio station on Wednesday. Alexander Zharov, chief of the Federal Communications Agency, said in an interview with the Izvestia daily published Wednesday that Russian Federation is blocking 18 networks that are used by Amazon and Google and which host sites that they believe Telegram is using to circumvent the ban.

World News Cambridge Analytica 'planned to issue digital currency'
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Documents and emails obtained by the NYT showed that Cambridge Analytica's psychological profiles on Facebook users also helped launch another cryptocurrency, called Dragon Coin , which seems to have ties to a famous gangster in Macau, going by the nickname "Broken Tooth".

World News Schools halt online testing as data center investigates online attack
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The first day of testing on Monday brought widespread failures, with Questar - the vendor in charge of the the testing software - saying that a "conflict with the log-in system" was at fault. The other calls for students or districts not to be held accountable for the test results this year. Republican Rep. William Lamberth of Cottontown said he filed an amendment that would require the tests to be taken on paper.

World News Governor Orders Flags At Half Staff For Barbara Bush
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President George Bush (R) and former first lady Barbara Bush (C) look on. As of Wednesday morning, former President George H.W. Bush had yet to publicly comment on his wife's death. Their son, former President George W. Bush, said his family's "souls are settled because we know hers was". Former first lady Barbara Bush reads "Arthur's New Puppy" during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2008.

World News Tom Brady Hasn't Committed To Playing In 2018
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Tom Brady has not yet told the New England Patriots whether he will play in 2018, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, has expressed concern in the past about her husband playing too long despite his previously stated goal of extending his career into his mid-forties.

World News The Queen's last corgi Willow dies
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The monarch still has Vulcan and Candy, two dorgis - corgi-dachshund crosses. Willow was the 14th generation descended from a dog named Susan, a gift to the then Princess Elizabeth on her 18th birthday in 1944. "Willow represents a significant thread running through the Queen's life from her teenage years to her 90s". Monty died a couple of months after the sketch was filmed, and Holly was put down in 2016.

Author: 0 IDF Artillery Fires at Gaza Border Fence Infiltrators Wounding 5

The demonstrations along the Israel-Gaza border dubbed the "Great March of Return" are a calculated and desperate propaganda move, largely organised and funded by Hamas alongside other terrorist organisations . This is the fifth tunnel destroyed in recent months. According to Qaraqe, the Israeli army arrests between 15 and 25 Palestinians every day - mostly minors - in different parts of the West Bank.

World News National Weather Service confirms tornado in Danville; winds reached 110 miles per hour
Author: 0 National Weather Service confirms tornado in Danville; winds reached 110 miles per hour

The high end EF2 tornado had maximum winds speeds of 130 miles per hour and had a 20.4-mile-long path length. Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story. Jeff Turner, Sebastian County Office of Emergency Management director, counted more damage. Two tornadoes have been confirmed in the state. Regardless of how severe the tornado was classified, Turner said the weather posed a precarious situation for people even outside of its path.

World News Aadhaar data not an atom bomb, remove fear -UIDAI to SC
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The Apex Court bench also raised concern that there could be a possibility of misuse or commercial abuse of information by private entities involved in Aadhaar authentication. He said whether the requesting entity is a taxi aggregator or a software app, it has to have a prior contract with the UIDAI. However, Diwedi assured the court that the data is protected and safe from leakage.

World News Inspectors Now Allowed at Syria Chemical Attack Site After Russian Delays
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One America News Network (OANN), which normally unabashedly kowtows to President Donald Trump , recently claimed the suspected chemical attack on Syria by Assad regime was staged . Syrian authorities instead offered the inspectors 22 witnesses who they said were at the location of the strike and could be brought to Damascus for interviews.

World News BJP ministers in Mehbooba Mufti govt resign
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Party leaders say it wants to bring in new faces in the cabinet and the reshuffle is likely to take place around 20 April . The date of reshuffle has not been decided as yet, official sources said . The former forest minister said Mufti has failed to gauge the popular sentiment. Mehbooba's big challenge was to manage discord with a steady hand. "In the absence of any allegation, why should we enter into this as to who should investigate (the case)", a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak ...