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Snow falls in parts of Deep South as winter weather moves in

Travel conditions may worsen a bit tonight between this and any water left on the road refreezing. Gov. Roy Cooper says a winter storm could affect North Carolina a little longer than earlier pr...

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HHS is expected to unveil 'conscience protections' for health care workers

HHS is expected to unveil 'conscience protections' for health care workers

The civil-rights office at the Department of Health and Human Services is setting up a new division that will enforce laws that let health-care workers opt out of providing some care based on their ...

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Alabama to certify Democrat Jones victor of Senate election

Alabama to certify Democrat Jones victor of Senate election

It seemed an especially odd argument coming from Jones, whose opponent, Roy Moore , came into election night damaged by allegations of sexual misconduct . He indirectly backed Moore in late November...

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Theory of Organized Doping of Russian Athletes Ruled Out

Theory of Organized Doping of Russian Athletes Ruled Out

UK Anti-Doping is among the group that met in Bonn on Wednesday to repeat the call for the publication of the criteria and the list of Russians who have met them, along with their individual testing h...

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Three Killed as Severe Storm Lashes Netherlands

At Amsterdam's Airport Schiphol, all flights were grounded Thursday morning because of the storm's strong winds, according to the AP. KLM, the operator of the cancelled flights, on Wednesday sai...

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Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

But Democrats would still be left with a hard political decision: withhold their votes unless the plight of such immigrants , known as Dreamers, is addressed and risk a government shutdown, or vote t...

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White House's sweeping interpretation of executive privilege rankles members of Congress

White House's sweeping interpretation of executive privilege rankles members of Congress

Bannon, a former campaign chairman for Trump, refused to answer questions at the panel's closed-door hearing because he said the White House had invoked executive privilege . The official said the ...

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Boy killed as UP Police, criminals exchange fire

Boy killed as UP Police, criminals exchange fire

Taking cognisance of the matter, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) had sought a detailed report from the UP government in November previous year, News18 had reported. I was unable to und...

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Kashmir terror funding case: NIA files chargesheet against Hafiz Saeed, 11 others

Kashmir terror funding case: NIA files chargesheet against Hafiz Saeed, 11 others

The chargesheet was filed in the court of Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat. The NIA had in May past year registered a case following increasing incidents of stone pelting and the "systematic...

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Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'

Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'

It come after the release of " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House", by Michael Wolff , who notably quotes Bannon as saying a pre-election meeting involving Trump's eldest son Donald Jr. Con...

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Carillion directors' bonus payments stopped amid anger over firm's collapse

Carillion directors' bonus payments stopped amid anger over firm's collapse

Business secretary Greg Clark, economic secretary to the Treasury John Glen, and small business minister Andrew Griffiths, met banks on Wednesday to seek assurances that they will support small busine...

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State police and truckers group plan human trafficking awareness, crackdown next week

State police and truckers group plan human trafficking awareness, crackdown next week

OH ranks fourth in the nation for human trafficking. Human trafficking comes in many different forms and can affect every demographic. "The goal for the Demand An End initiative is to create a nat...

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12 siblings have been found 'shackled' at their home in Perris, California

12 siblings have been found 'shackled' at their home in Perris, California

Police officers from the Perris Police Department alongside deputies from the sheriff's office met with the teen, noting she looked like she was only 10 years old and " slightly emaciated ". Neighb...

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Authorities: Ohio Teen Fatally Shot By Deputy In Courtroom

Authorities: Ohio Teen Fatally Shot By Deputy In Courtroom

The deputy, who has not been identified, sustained bruises and cuts consistent with someone who'd been in a hand-to-hand confrontation, Keith Ferrell, executive vice president of the Fraternal Order o...

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White House insiders tussle over Donald Trump vulgarity

White House insiders tussle over Donald Trump vulgarity

Since then, the sniping over Trump's remark has overwhelmed the DACA debate . He has endorsed protecting so-called "Dreamers", making permanent the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA) pr...

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Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

Life went on for the two flight attendants, who had met at work - Podest is Ciuffardi's boss - and have two children: Rafaela, 6, and Isabela, 3. Paula Podest, 39, and Carlos Ciuffardi, 41, had been...

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Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewals Following Court Order

Trump Administration Resumes Accepting DACA Renewals Following Court Order

But the White House is not on board with the plan yet. Since then, however, negotiations have broken down in a furor over Trump's remarks disparaging immigration from Haiti, El Salvador and some Afr...

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As Shutdown Deadline Nears, Dems Spurn Funding Bill

The meeting was convened to consider a bipartisan immigration deal to protect the "dreamers" - young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, including the 690,000 now enroll...

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Mayon Volcano forces evacuation of almost 40000 people

Mayon Volcano forces evacuation of almost 40000 people

More than 34,000 locals have been forced to flee the area as the eruption continues but no injuries have been reported so far. People here are advised to be vigilant because of the rains. Situated on ...

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Bannon strikes Mueller deal after previously dodging Russian Federation questions

Bannon strikes Mueller deal after previously dodging Russian Federation questions

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon refused to answer questions about his time at the White House or President Donald Trump's transition team on Tuesday. He met for 11 hours Tuesday...

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Democrats, GOP Mull Possible Election Wave In Age Of Trump

Democrats, GOP Mull Possible Election Wave In Age Of Trump

GOP consultants are salivating over the possibility of mobilizing conservatives by accusing red-state Democrats of voting to shut down the government to grant "amnesty" to undocumented migrants. Con...

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York police officer among injured in Harrisburg shooting

York police officer among injured in Harrisburg shooting

York police said the officer was taken to Penn State Hershey Medical Center where he is being treated for his injuries, which were reported as non-life threatening. A press conference was scheduled fo...

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Blame-Game Lessons From the Last Government Shutdown

Congress was struggling this week to pass another temporary spending bill to avoid a partial US government shutdown , with a Friday night deadline fast approaching. To flip that script, Lamb must "ru...

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Suspects ID'd in Times Square traffic stop that left NYPD officer hurt

Suspects ID'd in Times Square traffic stop that left NYPD officer hurt

Marshals Service in Harlem on Wednesday afternoon following the near-miss near the iconic NYPD booth on West 42nd Street on Sunday. Investigators want to question the men, who are both from the Bron...

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Teen swimmers rescued with help of drone in Australia

Teen swimmers rescued with help of drone in Australia

The rescue mission comes a month on from the announcement that nine beaches on the NSW North Coast would have drones with Shark Spotter technology. The 17-year-old and 15-year-old boys were seen in ...

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Italian prime minister meets with president before dissolving parliament

Italian prime minister meets with president before dissolving parliament

Italy's President Sergio Mattarella has dissolved Parliament, to pave the way for a general election on 4 March, a BBC News report said on Friday. Meeting the press in the morning, Gentiloni stres...

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Kamal Haasan At The Kizhakku Africavil Raju Movie Launch

Kamal Haasan At The Kizhakku Africavil Raju Movie Launch

While Haasan is vocally speaking against the ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre, Rajinikanth is maintaining a neutral position wit...

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Trump Admin Moves to Bar Haitians From Agricultural, Seasonal Worker Visas

Trump Admin Moves to Bar Haitians From Agricultural, Seasonal Worker Visas

DHS announced the change less than a week after President Trump in a White House meeting reportedly asked why the US was taking immigrants from "shithole" countries like Haiti and African nations....

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GST Council keeps decision on petroleum products pending

GST Council keeps decision on petroleum products pending

Under the GST regime, rolled out from July past year, inter-state road transport of goods exceeding Rs 50,000 in value and beyond 10 km, will mandatorily require e-way bill from February 1. New rates ...

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Peru President, PM work on Cabinet changes

Peru President, PM work on Cabinet changes

The move sparked riots in Lima earlier this week, and two other resignations by government politicians. Relatives and a lawyer for some of the victims called Wednesday for judicial authorities or ...

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If Trump is racist Turnbull is: Trump ally

If Trump is racist Turnbull is: Trump ally

Dick Durbin , D-Ill., and some Republicans . But they appeared well defined - so much so, in fact, that the White House released a statement after last week's televised Oval Office circus claiming th...

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White House Physician: Trump's 'Overall Health Is Excellent'

White House Physician: Trump's 'Overall Health Is Excellent'

The ABC star opened his show with a few inquiries about the president's physical exam. The Navy doctor exhausted reporters' questions during an unusually lengthy hour-long session, at Trump's reques...

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Gunmen kill mother, daughter during anti-polio campaign in Pakistan

Gunmen kill mother, daughter during anti-polio campaign in Pakistan

The assailants escaped unhurt from the site of the attack, police said, as a heavy contingent of law enforcers and Frontier Corps (FC) reached the area. Anti-polio workers are often targetted in Paki...

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Recognizing school board appreciation month

Recognizing school board appreciation month

The board also approved 14 new "turn around" schools to receive additional funding through the program. Baldwin County Schools Deputy Superintendent Matt Wark presented the recommended calendars to ...

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Republicans scramble for votes in Congress to keep government open

Republicans scramble for votes in Congress to keep government open

Graham is among a half-dozen senators of both parties who crafted an immigration agreement that Trump shot down last week. Even if the spending measure succeeds in the House, Republicans would sti...

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EC announces election schedule for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

EC announces election schedule for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

The counting in Tripura , Meghalaya and Nagaland will be held on March 3 , it has been reported. The Assembly elections 2018 in Nagaland , Tripura and Meghalaya are one phase only as all th...

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Washington unemployment up slightly after reaching record low

Washington unemployment up slightly after reaching record low

Washington is celebrating a new unemployment record after revised figures show November had a lower rate than initially thought. That nudged the unemployment rate down, to 4.4 percent from 4.5 perce...

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Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held

Turns Out Most Australians Don't Actually Care When Australia Day Is Held

The poll, conducted by the Australia Institute , states that 56% of those who responded are chill with holding Australia Day on any ole' day, provided that the nation does indeed get a day to celeb...

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Trump Signs, Lauds Tax Overhaul, off to Florida for Holidays

Trump Signs, Lauds Tax Overhaul, off to Florida for Holidays

It's just the opposite. Many Republicans agree with Trump that the news media have emphasized how much the tax plan will benefit the wealthy - including Trump himself - but failed to point...

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Pakistan's Imran Khan talks USA relations as elections loom

Pakistan's Imran Khan talks USA relations as elections loom

Imran Khan, a former cricket star and leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf ( PTI ) party said during a January 13 press briefing "Yes, we would talk ..." Khan also attacked Foreign Minister Khawaja...

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