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World News Dense fog advisory issued for parts of CT
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Highs will dip back into the 60s for Wednesday and Thursday, but it should be mostly sunny. The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory Sunday morning for much of the Chicago area. Visibility down to near zero. Fog should finally lift sometime Monday morning. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.

World News Caroline Wozniacki through to the semis win win over Carla Suarez Navarro
Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki through to the semis win win over Carla Suarez Navarro

Navarro has a chance to reach her first ever grand slam semifinal. "I think we always can improve", Wozniacki said. "I've made a few tweeners in practice but never in a match, and even in practice I sometimes make a fool of myself". Wozniacki could return to the top ranking if she reaches the semifinals and a combination of other results go her way. Wozniacki has been lights out in her last two matches since a serious scare in the second round against Jana Fett, as she's dropped just 10 ...

World News EU Parliament considers revamp of seats after Brexit
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Speaking on ITV's Peston on Sunday, she also said a customs union would be best for United Kingdom economic growth and prosperity. Asked if she was concerned that Britain could end up with a better deal than Norway - which is not in the EU but is bound by many EU regulations as part of the European Economic Area (EEA) - Ms Solberg said that "it was not possible to have a special deal better than the EEA".

World News Russian speed skater Ahn not eligible for Olympics in February - RIA
Author: 0 Russian speed skater Ahn not eligible for Olympics in February - RIA

Figure skaters Ksenia Stolbova (a two-time medalist at the 2014 Sochi Olympics) and Ivan Bukin also were excluded from the list of eligible athletes by the International Olympic Committee, drawing a stern condemnation from the Russian Figure Skating Federation, which said in a statement it was "deeply disappointed in this baseless International Olympic Committee decision which is reminiscent of a provocation with the aim of forcing Russian athletes by any means possible to decline to ...

World News Gas prices up 3 cents in RI
Author: 0 Gas prices up 3 cents in RI

Self-serve regular in MA is averaging $2.51 per gallon, which is the same price as last week and three cents below the national average. Over the past week, the price at the pump has climbed 9 cents statewide and 6 cents in the Miami area, according to surveys.

World News Weekend Weather: Cloudy Saturday, Rain Sunday?
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After the system moves through, cooler temperatures and north winds are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday . There's a slightest chance for a few flurries in the Poconos, but otherwise it will be brisk with a northwest wind gusting at 20 to 30 miles per hour.

World News Sessions Is Interviewed In Mueller's Russia Investigation
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While Trump has denounced the allegations of collusion with Russian Federation as a "witch hunt", his attorneys have repeatedly assured him that they expect Mueller to wrap up his work soon and resolve the issue. He was also in charge of the campaign's team of foreign policy advisors, including George Papadopoulos, who had extensive Russian contacts and tried to set up a meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

World News Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen
Author: 0 Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen

In the House, Republicans are talking about protections for Dreamers , boosting border security , and ending chain migration and diversity lottery, but not with Democrats . With the vote expected later in the House today, Mr Trump can resume his public schedule and go ahead with his trip to Davos on Thursday to participate in the World Economic Forum.

World News Odisha pays tribute to Netaji, Surendra Sai on their Birth Anniversary
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My heartfelt tribute & salutations to the great freedom fighter, exemplary patriot & son of Odisha, #Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. Stating that there's no proof Netaji's death in a plane crash, TMC leader Sukhendu Sekhar, "No government till now has been able to prove Netaji's aircraft crashed or he died there".

World News Roe v. Wade Remains Lighting Rod in State on 45th Anniversary
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Former Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Director, Jane Norton, however, argued that this provision should completely bar the State from contracting with Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains to provide non-abortion, health care services to Medicaid recipients and others whose care is paid for with public funds.

World News One dead, others injured in Kentucky school shooting
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Police have not named the 16-year-old suspect. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin tweeted that there is one confirmed fatality. Neither knew the girl's condition, and Parkland spokeswoman April Foran said she could give no information. One person was in custody, 96.9 said. A sheriff's office dispatcher, Debra Murray, said the shooting took place at Italy High School. According to Governor Bevin, the shooter is in custody.

World News Finsbury park attack's assailant heard in court
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At the opening of his trial at Woolwich Crown Court, Jonathan Rees QC, prosecuting said: "The evidence establishes that the defendant was trying to kill as numerous group as possible". The court was told that, after watching the drama, Osborne became convinced that all Muslims were rapists and paedophiles, according to The Telegraph .

World News Out of character, Trump keeps out of sight as shutdown ends
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The House approved the measure shortly thereafter, sending the spending bill to Trump , who quickly signed it. Trump's comments came soon after the opposition Democrats voted in the Senate to end the government shutdown . The Democrats essentially shut down the government to fight for young immigrants covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program-and then chose to reopen the government three days later without any deal to help said immigrants.

World News Macron: Trump is
Author: 0 Macron: Trump is "not a classical politician"

During his visit to the United Kingdom last week, the French President was questioned about Trump's controversial comments made about several African countries last week - referring to them as "shithole" countries . Macron is one in a small club of leaders with less experience in office than Trump. "China made a decision to, to remain in the loop", Macron said.

World News How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?
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I mean I walk, I this, I that", the 71-year-old told Reuters at the Oval Office. Still, Jackson said Trump acknowledged he'd be healthier if he lost a few pounds by exercising more and eating better. US President Donald Trump received a ideal score in a cognitive function test used to detect a mental decline in someone who's otherwise healthy.

World News Back to work: US government shutdown ending as Dems relent
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The first government shutdown of Donald Trump's presidency spanned 69 hours. The minority party also sought an agreement this week on a bill that would shield hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation, while meeting Republican demands for more border security funding and tweaks to the immigration system.

World News Mike Vrabel is exactly what the Titans and Marcus Mariota needed
Author: 0 Mike Vrabel is exactly what the Titans and Marcus Mariota needed

Yes, the Titans need to maximize their talent to make the next step. Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher , right, argues with a referee during the game against New England Patriots late in the fourth quarter of the AFC Divisional Playoff game in Foxborough, Mass., on January 10, 2004.

World News Kasur Police claim Zainab Murder Case resolved and accused Imran Ali arrested
Author: 0 Kasur Police claim Zainab Murder Case resolved and accused Imran Ali arrested

If the police continued the probe in this way, DNA tests of 210 million people will have to be conducted, he said. Khan, citing police, said that the suspect used to disguise himself. The court then gave the JIT 72 hours to present substantial progress in the probe. Her killing exposed a string of child abductions and murders by a suspected serial predator.

World News Trump signs funding bill, ending government shutdown
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We certainly want to negotiate and get to a place, and we're hopeful that we can do that over the next couple weeks", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference.Following Democrats vote in the Senate to end government shutdown, Sanders said the Democrats realise that the position they had taken, frankly, was indefensible, and that they had to focus on first funding the military, protecting Border Patrol agents, funding vulnerable children through ...

Author: 0 Mike Pence: US embassy to open in Jerusalem in 2019

Palestinians say President Donald Trump's December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital - a theme Pence invoked multiple times during his visit - disqualifies the U.S.as a peace broker. But the move has infuriated the Palestinians, with whom Pence is not meeting, and upset America's Arab allies as well. They were then forcibly removed from the plenum.

World News MI man accused of threatening to kill CNN employees
Author: 0 MI man accused of threatening to kill CNN employees

He was released on a $10,000 bond by the judge, Anthony Patti, following an initial hearing, where he was represented by a public defender. He was a part-time grocery store from Novi, Michigan . "Fake news. I'm coming to gun you all down ", he told a CNN operator in one of the threatening phone calls, according to court documents observed by WGCL-TV.

World News Strong earthquake strikes off Java in Indonesia, sparking panic
Author: 0 Strong earthquake strikes off Java in Indonesia, sparking panic

Witnesses told TVOne that houses were damaged in coastal areas of West Java, where many people ran to higher ground, fearing a tsunami. There was no warning of any tsunami. United States Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Jakarta for an official visit. Indonesia is prone to earthquakes as it is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a region of volcanoes and tectonic fault lines.

World News Tillerson defends strained 'special relationship' on United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Tillerson defends strained 'special relationship' on United Kingdom visit

His explanation was met by skepticism from many who noted Trump's possible visit was a source of controversy in Britain with some politicians saying he was not welcome and should not come. Speaking alongside him, United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson said there was a "wide measure of agreement" in Europe on the need to work together with the U.S.

World News When is Donald Trump's speech?
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May will try to "clear the air" with the U.S. president, The Sunday Times reports . "Yoga sessions would be held at the summit and at the Swiss Alps". "I'll be there to talk to governments and banks about how investing in nuclear weapons needs to stop", said Beatrice Fihn, director of the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, victor of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

World News Killer nurse Niels Hoegel charged with murdering 97 more patients in Germany
Author: 0 Killer nurse Niels Hoegel charged with murdering 97 more patients in Germany

That announcement came after investigators completed examinations on patients who died when he was a nurse. The revelations date back to 2005, when a female nurse witnessed Hoegel trying to inject a patient at the Delmenhorst hospital. If found guilty the convicted killer will not be given a consecutive life sentence under German law, however the chances he'll be released on parole are slim.

World News Shiv Sena to part ways with BJP; will contest 2019 elections solo
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At their recent state executive meeting, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis asked the BJP cadres to be election-ready. Mr./ Thackeray who launched in to politics by his grandfather and founder of Sena late Bal Thackeray during Sena's annual dussehra rally nine years ago is set to be party's face as it plans to expand beyond Maharashtra.