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Author: 0 Freezing rain begins late tonight: what to expect Wednesday morning

Freezing rain changing to rain or drizzle late in the evening then to a few flurries overnight. Forecasters did note the chance for spotty freezing rain or drizzle in central and interior parts of MA until 5 or 6 a.m. George and Scarborough campuses, Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology all opted to close as of this afternoon. Salters were on standby at locations across the city beginning at 4 a.m.

World News The new emoji that is the flawless response to unsolicited photos
Author: 0 The new emoji that is the flawless response to unsolicited photos

As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Some other new emojis we can look forward to include a fresh assortment of animals, including a sloth, a skunk, an orangutan, and a flamingo. As a part of the 230 new emojis , 59 are base emojis and 171 variants for gender and skin tones. One of the goals with Emoji 12.0 was to increase the number of people that emojis could represent.

World News Elizabeth Warren apologizes for Native American heritage claims
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren apologizes for Native American heritage claims

President Trump has referred to Warren as Pocahontas throughout his presidency. The Post also said the USA senator from MA apologized in an interview for identifying as a Native American in the past. But this sparked a ferocious criticism from Native Americans about whether she was attempting to circumvent the tribal citizenship process. She's also appealed to the Democratic base with arguments that wealthy politicians shouldn't self-fund their campaigns and proposed an ...

World News Jayme Closs' close friend speaks out about her kidnapping ordeal
Author: 0 Jayme Closs' close friend speaks out about her kidnapping ordeal

Jake Thomas Patterson , 21, of Gordon, appeared briefly in Barron County Circuit Court. Jake Patterson faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, one count of kidnapping and one count of armed burglary. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was ordered to stand trial. The strong little fighter she is'. "We're so blessed! We had to share!" the photo was captioned.

World News Trump nominates top United States diplomat to lead World Bank
Author: 0 Trump nominates top United States diplomat to lead World Bank

The World Bank provides low-priced loans for projects around the world. Malpass says he's honored by the nomination. "David has been a strong advocate for accountability at the World Bank for a long time". Malpass worked as the chief economist at Bear Sterns when the investment bank tanked during the 2008 financial crisis. Seven months before Bear Stearns collapsed, Malpass downplayed the likelihood of a global economic calamity, claiming housing and debt markets didn't play major roles ...

World News Trump calls for end of resistance politics in State of Union
Author: 0 Trump calls for end of resistance politics in State of Union

In November, Abrams made a splash on the Georgia political scene when she ran and narrowly lost against Republican Brian Kemp. That's because Trump likely will describe his time in office as, in the words of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday, "two of the most successful years under a first-term president".

World News Greensboro Student Finds Man In Her Closet Wearing Her Clothes
Author: 0 Greensboro Student Finds Man In Her Closet Wearing Her Clothes

When she asked who was there, a man responded, saying 'Oh, my name is Drew '. Speaking to Fox News , she said: "I just heard rattling in my closet". After her experience with Swofford, Maddie seems to have had enough. Police said they that arrested 30-year-old Andrew Swofford at a nearby gas station.

World News Crown calls for consecutive life sentences for serial killer Bruce McArthur
Author: 0 Crown calls for consecutive life sentences for serial killer Bruce McArthur

He met McArthur online and had an intimate relationship with the serial killer. Cantlon said the cases ranging from 2010 to 2017 and a frequent site of the killings was McArthur's bedroom. The Crown provided previously unheard details of Bruce McArthur's eight murders at a sentencing hearing on Monday after the 67-year-old pleaded guilty to the crimes last week .

World News Trump inaugural committee ordered to hand over documents to prosecutors
Author: 0 Trump inaugural committee ordered to hand over documents to prosecutors

At issue is the event's unprecedented $107 million price tag, more than double the cost of the inaugurations for former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Former prosecutors say the wide-ranging subpoena is a sign that the investigation is in its infancy, which means it could drag through the 2020 election.

World News Russian Federation jails Dane for six years in Jehovah's Witnesses purge
Author: 0 Russian Federation jails Dane for six years in Jehovah's Witnesses purge

The U.S. -headquartered Jehovah's Witnesses have been under pressure for years in Russian Federation, where the dominant Orthodox Church is championed by President Vladimir Putin. However, last December, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his annual media Q&A session that branding the Jehovah's Witnesses as extremists is " utter nonsense ", and promised to look into the prosecution of the group's members.

World News US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard To Officially Declare 2020 Candidacy
Author: 0 US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard To Officially Declare 2020 Candidacy

But she is facing competition from politicians with far higher national profiles, notably California Senator Kamala Harris and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren . She comes from a multicultural, multi-religious family and, as a practicing Hindu, was the first Hindu elected to Congress. Gabbard has a history of taking controversial foreign-policy stances, and was widely criticized in 2017 after she visited Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

World News Still time for Brexit solution, says Merkel
Author: 0 Still time for Brexit solution, says Merkel

Speaking at a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo , Merkel said Germany did not want to see Britain's divorce deal with the European Union - the so-called Withdrawal Agreement - renegotiated. While European Commission Secretary General Selmayr, the long-time lieutenant of President Jean-Claude Juncker, had reiterated the EU line that it would not reopen the withdrawal agreement, Labour lawmaker Hilary Benn told reporters: "I got the impression that they might ...

World News President hits back at Trump over United States presence
Author: 0 President hits back at Trump over United States presence

Russian Federation itself garnered scant mention during the speech , with Trump only referring to it in the context of his decision to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). Although the security situation is improved, the report warns that more needs to be done to improve the quality of life for Iraq's Sunni population.

World News EU's Tusk rebuffs May, says Brexiteers deserve a place in hell
Author: 0 EU's Tusk rebuffs May, says Brexiteers deserve a place in hell

May is signaling she will seek changes to the deal rather than the outright removal of the controversial Irish border provision, which has so alarmed many Brexiters in the U.K. "The EU 27 is not making any new offer", Tusk said, adding that the legally binding withdrawal agreement sealing the divorce, which May negotiated and backed vociferously, can not be renegotiated.

World News Trump calls U.S. intelligence chiefs 'extremely naive'
Author: 0 Trump calls U.S. intelligence chiefs 'extremely naive'

Trump has invested heavily in improving relations with North Korea in hopes of getting the reclusive communist nation to abandon its nuclear ambitions. He also said the national security advisers' false assessment on Iraq led the USA to engage in a war that it should never have been. "I have intel people, but that does not mean I have to agree (with their assessments) people that said Saddam Hussein in Iraq had nuclear weapons".

World News Hakeem al-Araibi: FFA pledges money in bid for footballer's return
Author: 0 Hakeem al-Araibi: FFA pledges money in bid for footballer's return

Former Australia national team captain Craig Foster and the Australian and global players' unions have been leading a campaign for the release of Hakeem al-Araibi, a refugee who lives and plays for a semi-professional club in Australia and has been held in Thailand since November at the request of Bahrain .

World News Man died after vape pen exploded and sent debris down his throat
Author: 0 Man died after vape pen exploded and sent debris down his throat

Additionally, the shape of e-cigarettes makes them more likely to act like "flaming rockets" if a battery fails, the USFA said. "That three-piece thing went into his throat and stayed there, and that's what (doctors) should have taken out as soon as they got to the hospital, and they chose to wait until Monday or Tuesday".

World News Pope Francis admits nuns have been sexually abused by clergy
Author: 0 Pope Francis admits nuns have been sexually abused by clergy

A year ago in a statement from the Vatican , the Holy See spokesman said to victims of child abuse "the pope is on their side". "I dare say that humanity hasn't matured". "It's a cultural problem". His comments came in response to a reporter's question on his flight returning to Rome from Abu Dhabi. An article on the topic was published last week in the monthly women's magazine published by Vatican newspaper, "L'Osservatore Romano", and has been raised by the Union of Superiors General, ...

World News At least seven dead in Paris fire
Author: 0 At least seven dead in Paris fire

It says almost 30 people - including three firefighers - were injured. Spokesman Clement Cognon of the city fire service said: "The situation was already dramatic when the firefighters arrived. It is not clear what caused the blaze in Paris' 16th arrondissement. 'What's surprising is how long it lasted'. Firefighters are still searching apartments for other victims, the city's fire service said.

World News Senate Rebukes Trump on Syria Policy Hours Before State of the Union
Author: 0 Senate Rebukes Trump on Syria Policy Hours Before State of the Union

Iraqi President Barham Salih on Monday said that President Donald Trump did not request permission from the Iraqi government to leave stationed USA troops in the country for the objective of monitoring neighboring Iran . "I don't consider this to be either time-based or conditions-based", said Votel. The outlet also noted a "growing sentiment" held by Iraqis that US troops should go.

World News Iran: EU preconditions for non-dollar trade channel
Author: 0 Iran: EU preconditions for non-dollar trade channel "unacceptable"

The carrier vehicle for the satellite uses similar technology to an intercontinental ballistic missile, triggering concerns that Tehran is developing weapons that can reach the United States and Europe. U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran in May of previous year, accusing Tehran, among other things, of working to develop its long-range ballistic missile program.

World News Trump says he wouldn't steer son Barron toward football
Author: 0 Trump says he wouldn't steer son Barron toward football

Trump told CBS News in an interview taped before Super Bowl LIII that there are several concerns with his son playing the sport. While football helmets have gotten far better, "it hasn't solved the problem", Trump said . First Lady Melania Trump told Town & Country magazine in December 2018 that Barron is "all into sports" and does not spend time on social media. In December a year ago, he signed into law a landmark criminal-justice reform bill dubbed the " First Step Act " that ...

World News Memory stick found in frozen seal faeces in New Zealand
Author: 0 Memory stick found in frozen seal faeces in New Zealand

According to a statement announcing the find, a local vet had seen a "skinny" leopard seal on the beach so collected a scat sample and sent it to NIWA marine biologist Dr Krista Hupman. "It is very worrying that these fantastic Antarctic animals have plastic like this inside them", Niwa volunteer Jodie Warren said. The USB drive is just the latest addition to the oeuvre of dystopian animal meals.

Author: 0 College student finds man in her closet

She made a decision to calmly speak with the man to keep him distracted, all the while texting her boyfriend about what was happening. 'He tries on my hat. He was arrested and taken to the Guilford County Jail, where records show he was charged with felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, resist , delay or obstruct a police officer, identity theft and possession stolen goods.

World News Train derails in eastern India, killing 7 people
Author: 0 Train derails in eastern India, killing 7 people

According to local media reports, rescue teams have responded to the site of the accident from Sonpur and Barauni. The Press Trust of India news agency said a rail fracture appeared to have caused the derailment about 30 kilometers (20 miles) north of Patna, the Bihar state capital.

World News Taliban to meet anti-govt leaders in Moscow
Author: 0 Taliban to meet anti-govt leaders in Moscow

The talks in Moscow hosted by an Afghan diaspora group in Russian Federation - which are separate from the U.S. negotiations - start Tuesday and would canvass the "end of occupation, enduring peace in homeland and establishment of an intra-Afghan [system] of governance", the Taliban said.

World News Nissan pulls plans to make X-Trail in Sunderland
Author: 0 Nissan pulls plans to make X-Trail in Sunderland

But Clark said the vehicle industry backs the prime minister's deal as he warned a no-deal Brexit would be "ruinous for our prospects". Nissan said four months after Britain voted to leave the European Union in June 2016 that it would manufacture the new X-Trail in Britain, which was seen as a major vote of confidence in the country and then new Prime Minister Theresa May.

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