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World News Trump AG pick says he's discussed Mueller probe with Pence
Author: 0 Trump AG pick says he's discussed Mueller probe with Pence

There has been a lot of confusion regarding what report-if any-will be seen by the public following the conclusion of Mueller's investigation. Barr provided written answers to follow-up questions from his confirmation hearing. He also said, "Frankly it's unimaginable to me that Bob would ever do anything that gave rise to good cause". "If confirmed, I will ensure that the department's advice on this subject is consistent with any applicable law, including the National Emergencies Act".

World News Chance of snow, wintry mix in the forecast for Tuesday
Author: 0 Chance of snow, wintry mix in the forecast for Tuesday

Most of the area sees just snow, but our far southeastern counties will likely see a mix transition into rain. "Back to back cold fronts will slice through the eastern two-thirds of the country to deliver one of the coldest arctic air intrusions in recent memory, especially from the Upper Midwest to the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley", said the agency on the front page of its website .

Author: 0 Monday Night Snow, Improving Conditions Tuesday

As this system heads east, brutally cold air will wrap in behind it. Temperatures will from the mid-teens on Tuesday with possible record cold highs for Wednesday . Wind chill values will plummet into the 20s and 10s so bundle up if you'll be going out late. Highs the 30s to lower 40s. On Thursday it will be sunny with highs only reaching the mid teens.

World News Toddler claims to have 'hung out with a bear'
Author: 0 Toddler claims to have 'hung out with a bear'

For the next two days, dozens of volunteers, rescue workers, law enforcement officials, drones, and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents searched over 1,000 acres of treacherous terrain in order to find the boy. She was located after enduring two days of pouring rain, and explained, to the best of her ability, that she had been cuddled and comforted by a bear during her time away.

World News Boris Johnson tells May - Ditch the Irish backstop and get support
Author: 0 Boris Johnson tells May - Ditch the Irish backstop and get support

Meanwhile, former MI5 chief Baroness Manningham-Buller warned that no-deal Brexit should be "avoided at all costs" because security threats, from terrorism to Russian interference, were best dealt with "in a European context". Brady's backstop proposal is one of more than a dozen amendments proposed by United Kingdom lawmakers that aim to alter the course of Britain's departure.

World News NY woman trapped in elevator rescued by FDNY after three days
Author: 0 NY woman trapped in elevator rescued by FDNY after three days

He called one of the homeowner's relatives and they called 911 shortly after 10 a.m., the official said. When firefighters arrived and forced open the door, they found a woman inside. The middle-aged woman, who did not have a phone with her, was at the home alone on Friday and all weekend, according to authorities. City records show the elevator was inspected multiple times, but it's not clear when the last inspection was conducted.

World News Dead, 300 Missing In Brazil Dam Disaster
Author: 0 Dead, 300 Missing In Brazil Dam Disaster

The river of sludge from the burst dam in Minas Gerais, Brazil swept away cars as well as people. They had called for people to be evacuated to higher ground as water levels at a second dam, still standing near the iron ore mine close to the town, rose to unsafe levels and triggered sirens.

World News CBO Director Warns Another Shutdown Would Increase Risk of 'Security Incidents'
Author: 0 CBO Director Warns Another Shutdown Would Increase Risk of 'Security Incidents'

While CBO anticipates a majority of the lost real GDP will be recovered, about $ 3 billion will not be. By year's end, CBO says, GDP would be just 0.02 smaller because of the shutdown, which shuttered many domestic agencies. FILE - President Donald Trump announces a deal to temporarily reopen the government , in the Rose Garden of the White House, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington .

Author: 0 Russian painting stolen from Moscow gallery during exhibition

He admitted to hiding the painting in a building that is under-construction in the nearby Odintsovo neighbourhood, where it was later retrieved. The painting of mountain ridges by Arkhip Kuindzhi, titled "Ai-Petri". Police arrested a 37-year-old who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the picture, damaging the work in three places. Russia's ministry of culture has confirmed the loss of painting, the ministry's press service told TASS on Sunday, citing director of the ministry's ...

World News US envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks
Author: 0 US envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks

Diplomatic efforts to end the US's longest-running conflict intensified past year after the appointment of the Afghan-born Khalilzad to lead direct talks with the Taliban, which has been running an armed rebellion since it was dislodged from power in 2001.

World News Man clings to hood of SUV during road rage incident
Author: 0 Man clings to hood of SUV during road rage incident

ABC News reports there was a minor accident between 65-year-old Richard Kamrowski and 37-year-old Mark Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald drove for a "very significant distance" with Kamrowski clinging to the hood. The man with the gun and another driver kept Fitzgerald there until troopers arrived. Instead, video footage suggests Fitzgerald gunned the gas, reportedly hitting speeds of up to 70 miles per hour.

World News U.S. envoy briefs Afghan officials on talks with the Taliban
Author: 0 U.S. envoy briefs Afghan officials on talks with the Taliban

The visit will allow the Russian envoy to exchange views with his Pakistani counterparts on the Afghan situation and United States talks with the Taliban. Sources informed that the visit of Mr. Kabulov was planned after both the countries expressed desire to hold a meeting on Afghan peace process. The US envoy has met with the insurgents multiple times in recent months in the latest bid to end America's longest war.

World News Duke director out after telling students not to speak Chinese
Author: 0 Duke director out after telling students not to speak Chinese

The director of graduate studies for a Duke School of Medicine program stepped down after screenshots of an email encouraging Chinese students to speak English surfaced on social media. In her letter , the dean reassured students there was "absolutely no restriction or limitation" on the language they chose to use on campus. Your career opportunities and recommendations will not in any way be influenced by the language you use outside the classroom.

World News ISIS Claims Responsibility For Bombing Of Philippines Cathedral; At Least 20 Dead
Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsibility For Bombing Of Philippines Cathedral; At Least 20 Dead

Witnesses said the first blast inside the Jolo cathedral sent churchgoers, some of them wounded, to stampede out of the main door. A second device was detonated in the nearby parking lot as soldiers responded. Security officials say the first bomb went off in or near the cathedral during Mass, followed by a second blast outside the compound as government forces were arriving in the area.

Author: 0 Treasury lifts sanctions on 3 Russian firms with ties to oligarch

The three firms were slapped with sanctions by Washington in April previous year alongside many Russian businessmen and officials. Some lawmakers, from both parties, also said it was inappropriate to ease the sanctions while Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Moscow, something the US president denies.

World News Protests across Australia against 'Invasion'
Author: 0 Protests across Australia against 'Invasion'

Two people stand with indigenous flag t-shirts in Melbourne . "This country stops for a horse race, it stops for an AFL grand final, it stops for the Queen's birthday and it stops for an ANZAC service and we don't have ever a time where this country stands still to reflect on first peoples of this country and the pain and suffering we've endured since colonisation." People have commented how invasion day protests are dwarfing Australia Day celebrations, indicating it is time to ...

World News China authorities investigating 2 explosions in northeast - 1/25/2019 5:53:27 AM
Author: 0 China authorities investigating 2 explosions in northeast - 1/25/2019 5:53:27 AM

Local police said they were treating the incident as a criminal case and have launched an investigation, according to the report. "There must have been more than 20 explosions". Bomb explosions have occurred in China in recent years. In May 2012, two villagers in Zhaotong, Yunnan province, paid an unwitting courier to deliver a backpack containing a bomb to a government service centre.

World News Major winter storm today, then frigid rest of week
Author: 0 Major winter storm today, then frigid rest of week

Gusty winds will cause blowing and drifting snow. A Winter Weather Advisory (purple-shaded area) for 3 to 6-inches is forecast with a gradation of heaviest snow north to the least across far southern portions of the Winter Weather Advisory.

World News Four killed as helicopter and small plane collide above Italian Alps
Author: 0 Four killed as helicopter and small plane collide above Italian Alps

Alpine rescue corps spokesman Walter Milan said the accident happened at an altitude of about 3,000 meters (9.843 feet) over the Rutor glacier on Friday afternoon. The plane took off from the French ski resort village of Megeve, Italian media reports. Italy's mountain emergency service tweeted Friday that they were of French and Swiss nationality.

World News Icy Blast in Midwest Recalls 2014 'Polar Vortex;' Worst to Come
Author: 0 Icy Blast in Midwest Recalls 2014 'Polar Vortex;' Worst to Come

According to the Weather Channel , this arctic blast may be the coldest in more than 20 years. Lows of zero to minus 5 and highs of zero to 5 degrees are forecast for Thursday. This magnitude of cold is extremely risky. Many locations are predicted to challenge their coldest high temperatures for January 30 on Wednesday, and a number of record lows may be set Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

World News Theresa May under new pressure to gain concessions on Brexit backstop
Author: 0 Theresa May under new pressure to gain concessions on Brexit backstop

Asked by the BBC's Andrew Marr if the government was considering the possibility of martial law, Hancock said: "Not specifically, no". A leading Brexit supporter says he will back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal with the European Union if she wins concessions on controversial language created to prevent border checks in Northern Ireland .

Author: 0 Trump Says Stone Didn’t Work for Him ‘Anywhere Near Election’

And you know what doesn't spark joy in me? Last night, just a few days after longtime Trump associate and campaign aide Roger Stone was arrested by federal authorities and indicted on seven criminal counts, the cast of Saturday Night Live once again seized the moment.

World News Washington offers to hold talks on arms control with Moscow
Author: 0 Washington offers to hold talks on arms control with Moscow

He also characterized the Western countries' boycott of the Russian Defence Ministry's press briefing on the INF Treaty as unacceptable. Moscow says the missile's range keeps it outside of the treaty and has accused the United States of inventing a false pretext to leave an accord it wants to exit anyway to develop its own new missiles.

Author: 0 Rumor Mill: Trump National Golf Club Fires Illegal Alien Workers

The Washington Post reported Saturday, the day after Trump announced a deal with Democrats to reopen a fourth of the federal government shutdown by a stalemate over funding for his wall, the Trump National Golf Course in Westchester county in NY state, fired a dozen employees on January 18, after one-on-one conversations with human resource executives from Trump Organization, the parent company.

World News Kamala Harris: 'Foreign powers infecting the White House like malware'
Author: 0 Kamala Harris: 'Foreign powers infecting the White House like malware'

So, let's answer that question to the world and each other, right here and right now. "People in power are trying to convince us that the villain in our American story is each other. Many wore shirts emblazoned with her campaign logo - a tribute to Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to seek a major party's presidential nomination; others donned pins emblazoned with Harris' photo and the phrase "Madame President".

World News Winter Storm Watch in effect for Tuesday Morning — ALERT DAY
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch in effect for Tuesday Morning — ALERT DAY

Monday will overall be pleasant with highs near 50 but clouds will be increasing throughout the day ahead of the cold front that will be moving into the mountains late. Pavement will be cold enough for snow to stick and accumulate through Tuesday morning. Some afternoon sunshine will warm pavement temperatures enough Tuesday afternoon to allow snow to begin melting.

World News Democrats claim victory after Trump agrees to end shutdown
Author: 0 Democrats claim victory after Trump agrees to end shutdown

President Donald Trump , who famously vowed to negotiate big deals in the White House, came out of a government shutdown battle on Friday politically wounded and outmaneuvered by U.S. Trump's core supporters and former officials are "furious" and "melting down" over the news, a former White House official said. But for some workers living paycheck-to-paycheck, the road back to normalcy is blocked by obstacles such as charges for missed debt payments, damaged credit ratings and doubts ...

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