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World News Winter Weather Advisory Issued Tonight Into Saturday
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory Issued Tonight Into Saturday

This is the largest single day January snow we've seen, in Indianapolis, since the snowstorm of 2014. "Weak tree limbs may give way under the weight of the snow and lead to sporadic power outages". "Snow will overspread the region Saturday into Sunday ". Our northern counties will get in on the snow first working its way down south. "Elsewhere, accumulating snow is still likely", a Twitter account for NWS DC/Baltimore said.

World News At least 4 dead as 1,400-mile-long snowstorm heads east
Author: 0 At least 4 dead as 1,400-mile-long snowstorm heads east

Louis called for 8 to 12 inches of snow through late Saturday. Parts of Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska all received more than 10 inches of snow. The tri-state area of Indiana-Kentucky-Ohio is under a winter storm warning, with many areas already declaring a snow emergency before the storm is expected to hit on Saturday, according to Fox 19 in Cincinnati .

World News Alert Bus Driver Rescues Crying Baby Wandering Barefoot Near Milwaukee Freeway
Author: 0 Alert Bus Driver Rescues Crying Baby Wandering Barefoot Near Milwaukee Freeway

Authorities eventually reunited the baby with its father. The child, who was less than one year old at the time of the incident, was barefoot and wearing only a onesie and diaper, CBS News reported. "I'm just grateful I was in the right place at the right time", Ivic said at a commendation ceremony held in her honor on Thursday. Ivic has been in Milwaukee for 12 years - and an employee of MCTS for five years.

World News Former Obama Cabinet Member Julián Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Bid
Author: 0 Former Obama Cabinet Member Julián Castro Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

And Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii said in a CNN interview slated to air Saturday night that she will be formally announcing her candidacy within the next week. Asking for an America that is the "smartest, healthiest and fairest" nation on Earth, Castro touted his support for universal health care; pre-kindergarten for all, based on a program he sponsored as mayor of San Antonio; affordable higher education, justice and immigration reform, and more attention on combating climate ...

World News Photo shows Jayme Closs reunited with aunt, dog after rescue
Author: 0 Photo shows Jayme Closs reunited with aunt, dog after rescue

They found her parents, 56-year-old James Closs and 46-year-old Denise Closs, dead from gunshot wounds when they arrived. Investigators have said Patterson's goal was to kidnap Jayme, but he appears to have no connection to the family. Closs was released from a Minnesota hospital Friday and is staying in Barron, Wisconsin, with an aunt. The authorities did not offer any details about the conditions of her captivity or how she had managed to escape.

World News Sheriff criticized over Parkland shooting response removed from office
Author: 0 Sheriff criticized over Parkland shooting response removed from office

Israel countered that other mass shootings did not result in the suspension of top law enforcement officials, including the bloodbath in 2016 in Orlando at the Pulse nightclub. A state commission investigating the massacre recently concluded Israel's changes to the department's active shooter policy may have contributed to some deputies' inaction during the school shooting.

World News Huawei employee arrested, accused of
Author: 0 Huawei employee arrested, accused of "high-level espionage" for China

Both men, says the Polish report , are charged with helping Chinese authorities to the detriment of Poland's national security. Wang is now a sales director for Huawei in Poland, having previously served as a PR director for the firm and working earlier in China's consulate in Gdansk, according to his LinkedIn profile .

World News Donors getting refund after border wall GoFundMe fails
Author: 0 Donors getting refund after border wall GoFundMe fails

On Friday, Brian Kolfage , who created the fundraiser, updated the campaign's GoFundMe page , urging donors to redirect their donations to a new501 (c)(4) non-profit Florida Corporation named " We Build the Wall, Inc ." . He also said he's grateful for Trump's commitment to border security. "Better equipped than our own federal government, we have made significant progress in less than a month, having begun extensive due diligence and commenced feasibility studies", Kolfage commented.

World News Macedonian parliament agrees to change country's name, paving way to European Union membership
Author: 0 Macedonian parliament agrees to change country's name, paving way to European Union membership

The agreement on changing the name comes after a 27-year dispute with Greece , which complained that this small, landlocked country calling itself Macedonia implied claims on Greece's own territory and cultural heritage. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc strongly supports the deal and "remains firmly committed to continue to fully support and accompany (Macedonia) towards its common strategic goal of European Union integration".

World News Paris: Several injured in explosion near bakery
Author: 0 Paris: Several injured in explosion near bakery

According to French media, the blast, possibly ignited by a gas leak, occurred inside a bakery situated in Paris' 9th district. One man staying across the road from the bakery said the blast blew out his windows, with debris spread across streets.

World News Syrian air defences intercept 'missiles' near Damascus: State media
Author: 0 Syrian air defences intercept 'missiles' near Damascus: State media

According to the source, the airstrikes nevertheless caused damage to a warehouse at Damascus International Airport, which continued work following the strike. Lebanon's acting Transport Minister Youssef Fenianos confirmed Russia's account, saying the two airplanes in Lebanese airspace "narrowly" escaped Israeli warplanes, averting a "human catastrophe".

World News Saudi teen could escape to Australia
Author: 0 Saudi teen could escape to Australia

A young Saudi woman is asking for Canada's help after tweets about her efforts to flee abuse and seek asylum overseas put her in the global spotlight. Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch, said the move by Ms Alqunun's father was concerning. According to the global law's principle of non-refoulement, asylum seekers can not be returned to their country of origin if their life is under threat.

World News Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russian Federation
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation probed whether Trump secretly worked for Russian Federation

But here's what President Donald Trump could say, roughly, before this week: There was never a whiff of collusion between the Russians and any serious person in my campaign. Rudolph Giuliani, one of Trump's attorneys, also downplayed the significance of the investigation. Now, Cohen has left behind his loyalty to Trump and announced this week he will testify before the House Oversight Committee on Feb 7.

World News Ocasio-Cortez campaign fined by feds
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The stunt backfired as the dance went viral and Ocasio-Cortez dancing her way into her Congressional office in a short video for Twitter . Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez remains the undefeated queen of social media - this time, clapping back at former senator Joe Lieberman .

World News 3 dead, 23 hurt in Ottawa double-decker bus crash
Author: 0 3 dead, 23 hurt in Ottawa double-decker bus crash

Several people found themselves trapped on the bus' upper level following the crash, and most serious injuries happened on the vehicle's upper right side, said Ottawa Police Chief Charles Bordeleau. A bus crash at Westboro Station in Ottawa. The investigation will take a long time and likely would mean the closure of the busway and nearby roads for at least many hours, Bordeleau said.

World News Tulsi Gabbard announces she will run for president in 2020
Author: 0 Tulsi Gabbard announces she will run for president in 2020

Gabbard, 37, was elected in 2012. Gabbard served in a field medical unit of the Hawaii Army National Guard in a combat zone in Iraq from 2004 to 2005 and was later deployed to Kuwait. That led to more critical attention to Gabbard's foreign policy views, though a few months into the Trump administration, she rejected praise from the president and his allies.

Author: 0 Tampa Bay Airport: Person decapitated by helicopter in Florida

Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport, formerly known as Hernando County Airport, is a joint civil-military public airport located 6 miles southwest of the central business district of Brooksville, a city in Hernando County. He died instantly, police said. Sheriff Al Nienhuis said there was no evidence of foul play. Nienhuis said, according to NBC-affiliate WFLA , "Obviously a death that is a little bit unusual and we want to make sure we have all the answers".

World News Canadians injured in fatal Cuba bus crash
Author: 0 Canadians injured in fatal Cuba bus crash

The driver told a different story, saying that he lost control on a slick road. Five people, including two tourists, were critically injured. Global Affairs also added, "consular officials are also in contact with local authorities and stand ready to provide consular assistance to any Canadian citizens as required".

World News President Trump Is Already Anticipating the Retirement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Author: 0 President Trump Is Already Anticipating the Retirement of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg will continue to work from home next week, but she will participate through briefs and transcripts. Ginsburg missed three days of arguments this week, the first time that's happened since she joined the court in 1993. "They're doing it very quietly, of course, because the idea is not to be opportunistic, but just to be prepared so we aren't caught flat-footed", one anonymous source told Politico .

Author: 0 Pres. Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

Each year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) allots about 85,000 of the H-1B visas - 65,000 for applicants with a bachelor's degree or equivalent, and 20,000 for those with a master's degree or higher. The announcement comes as Trump continues to spar with Democrats over his plan for a $5.7 billion wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. The president has threatened to call a national emergency if Congress doesn't reach an agreement to fund his border wall.

World News Trump says US is having tremendous success with China on trade
Author: 0 Trump says US is having tremendous success with China on trade

Facing a March deadline, talks aimed at ending a trade war between China and the US are underway, with the world's two biggest economies expressing optimism over the potential for progress. Buying had slumped after China imposed a 25% import duty on USA shipments of oilseed on July 6 in response to United States tariffs. Some analysts say that China - Pyongyang's key diplomatic ally and main source of trade - could use Kim's visit as a bargaining chip in the USA trade talks.

World News Interlopers stuck in Canadian town as exit sealed off
Author: 0 Interlopers stuck in Canadian town as exit sealed off

They are asking residents to contact their officer or Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477) if they see a seal on a roadway or are aware of people disturbing seals. In Roddickton's case, Stenson said it appears the seals have wandered too far from the ocean and have become disoriented. Sheila Fitzgerald, the mayor of the Atlantic coastal town, also expressed concern for the well-being of the harp seals.

World News Extraordinary helicopter rescue in the French Alps
Author: 0 Extraordinary helicopter rescue in the French Alps

As you can see, the pilot managed to delicately plant the helicopters right landing skid into the snowy incline, allowing three members of the rescue team to disembark and treat the injured man. Nicolas Derely wrote in a Facebook post that he was with his family skiing on January 2 when his son's friend injured his knee. Derely posted the video of the helicopter's "incredible act of precision" as the chopper landed on the side of the mountainside.

World News Poles signal caution over alliance with Italy's Salvini
Author: 0 Poles signal caution over alliance with Italy's Salvini

Salvini's meeting later with Polish ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski is being watched as an early sign of whether the Italian firebrand can effectively mount a nationalist challenge at the European level. But Polish authorities stressed that no agreement had been reached. Poland's clash has involved changes to its judicial system which some see as anti-democratic, while Italy's battles with the European Union have centered on its budget spending.

World News Rahaf Al-Qunun Referred To Australia For Refugee Resettlement By UNHCR
Author: 0 Rahaf Al-Qunun Referred To Australia For Refugee Resettlement By UNHCR

Australian government sources have denied the Daily Mail Australia report. The lawyer said that she has been able to pass messages back to his wife in Australia, as he can not use a phone or email in jail. Australia seemed the likely destination until news of the UNHCR withdrawing its referral. The original question said, "18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled Saudi Arabia as she said her family would kill her for choosing to leave Islam - do you respect her decision?" She said had ...

World News Several inches of snow possible this weekend in northeast Kansas
Author: 0 Several inches of snow possible this weekend in northeast Kansas

For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today. This evening the transition from rain to snow will occur and wouldn't be surprised if by 9pm all of northeast Kansas will be getting snow. Temperatures are forecast to remain in the 20s and 30s into early next week. You're not only dealing with other drivers but the potential for slick roads.

World News Poland charges Huawei manager and Pole with spying for China
Author: 0 Poland charges Huawei manager and Pole with spying for China

Both are accused of espionage. The country's security services searched the offices of Huawei as well as Orange Polska, public television said . "A Pole and a Chinese citizen have been arrested on suspicion of spying". "Huawei complies with all applicable laws and regulations in the countries where it operates, and we require every employee to abide by the laws and regulations in the countries where they are based".

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