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Europe blasted by 'Beast from the East'

Europe blasted by 'Beast from the East'

In England , where heavy snow was dumped on London Tuesday, tabloids have dubbed the snap "the Beast from the East", while the Dutch are calling it the "Siberian bear" and Swedes the "snow cannon"....

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Scott Israel's future 'up to local officials': White House on school shooting

Scott Israel's future 'up to local officials': White House on school shooting

Trump criticized the Broward County Sheriff's Office in the wake of reports that they hesitated to enter the school to engage the gunman. This month the White House said Trump is seeking a similar m...

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Italian billionaire Silvio Berlusconi backs Antonio Tajani for PM

Italian billionaire Silvio Berlusconi backs Antonio Tajani for PM

But the unity display was the one and only time all four coalition candidates, including Raffaele Fitto with his minor We Are With Italy party, will meet in public in this election campaign. However...

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FIFA President invites Hassan Rouhani to World Cup

FIFA President invites Hassan Rouhani to World Cup

Gianni Infantino did not specify who made the pledge, nor did he address the fact only men are allowed into Iranian stadiums during a speech in the country on Thursday. "There are of course political ...

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EU, US Officials Plan Berlin Talks On Iran Nuclear Deal

EU, US Officials Plan Berlin Talks On Iran Nuclear Deal

The Saudis are loath to sign away their ability to move closer to bomb-making capability while Iran is bound by a 2015 nuclear accord that will become increasingly lenient next decade. The administrat...

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Here's how lawmakers think they can make schools safer

Here's how lawmakers think they can make schools safer

The Spokesman-Review reports House members voted 52-16 on Friday to send HB 547 to the Senate. The bill is opposed by the National Rifle Association as well as Democrats seeking stricter gun regul...

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Former school bus driver convicted in crash that killed 6 kids

Former school bus driver convicted in crash that killed 6 kids

The homicide, assault and reckless aggravated assault charges are in reference to the injuries the children suffered in the crash. Walker was driving 37 children from Woodmere Elementary School when...

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Killed in Attack on French Embassy, Army HQ in Burkina Faso

Killed in Attack on French Embassy, Army HQ in Burkina Faso

Five emergency centres have been set up in Ouagadougou to treat the high number of casualties in the former French colony. Eight members of the armed forces were killed by the blast and the parall...

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Wilbur Ross insists steel tariffs won't impact Americans

Wilbur Ross insists steel tariffs won't impact Americans

The company said, "Any new broad based tariffs on imported tin plate steel - an insufficient amount of which is produced in the US - will result in higher prices on one of the safest and more affordab...

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Nine held after gang attack Dublin Lidl with digger during Storm Emma

Nine held after gang attack Dublin Lidl with digger during Storm Emma

The disgraceful act which was caught on video and uploaded online shows the group ransacking the store after they used a JCB to rip off its roof. A Garda statement said: "Following reports of burgla...

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Jury selection begins for widow of Florida club shooter

Jury selection begins for widow of Florida club shooter

The report says OPD estimated from listening to 911 calls that Mateen fired about 200 rounds in less than five minutes and only stopped to reload. Holding hostages during his standoff with police, M...

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Gun range billboard vandalized with

Gun range billboard vandalized with "shoot a school kid" message

A local guerilla art collective called INDECLINE took credit for the act with a statement to KTNV-TV in Las Vegas calling for reforming gun laws "that are now placing value on assault weapons over tha...

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Pac-12 Women's Tournament: Oregon Ducks Run Past Colorado Buffaloes

Pac-12 Women's Tournament: Oregon Ducks Run Past Colorado Buffaloes

Oregon: The Ducks travel to play Washington on Saturday. This is the flawless time to surprise the conference. The top four seeds earn first-round byes while fifth and below must begin Pac-12 tourname...

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Michelle Obama won't run for president, wants to foster young leaders

Michelle Obama won't run for president, wants to foster young leaders

And given that they'd flown half-way across the world, the pair were offered a home at the grand palace for the duration of their stay. 'They're exhausted of watching us do the same old thing and ex...

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Congress rushes Ahmed Patel, Kamal Nath to Meghalaya to explore government formation

Congress rushes Ahmed Patel, Kamal Nath to Meghalaya to explore government formation

NPP candidate daughter of late Purno Sangma, Agatha Sangma and son James Sangma are leading from their constituencies. According to a senior party leader, the Congress has rushed some of its top le...

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Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

Trump Meets With NRA Leader After POTUS Suggests Seizing Guns

Toomey replied with the same response he had given reporters hours earlier: He has reservations about raising the age requirement because "the vast majority" of 18-, 19- and 20-year-olds who have rif...

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NRA Director: Trump And Pence Support 'Strong Due Process'

Most striking were Trump's remarks decrying what he called excessive "checks and balances" that limit what can be done to prevent mentally unfit people from buying or keeping guns. Former Republica...

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Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

With Louth County Council stopping snow plough and gritting operations, motorists are urged to stay off the road and remain indoors for their own safety in light of ongoing Status Red weather warnin...

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'Trade Wars Are Good And Easy To Win'

'Trade Wars Are Good And Easy To Win'

In 2016, the Obama administration imposed tariffs of over 200 percent on certain Chinese steel products, but Trump's proposed tariffs are more wide ranging. At the same time, opposing countrie...

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Puerto Rico power grid snaps, almost 1 million in the dark

Puerto Rico power grid snaps, almost 1 million in the dark

The fault also caused caused the 600 MW Palo Seco and 400 MW San Juan generating stations offline due to a lack of generation resource adequacy. Power company officials did not return messages for com...

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Putin touts new 'invincible' missile with 'almost unlimited range'

Putin touts new 'invincible' missile with 'almost unlimited range'

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has joined Germany and the USA in condemning recent claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country has developed a new, "invincible" nuclear weap...

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Avalanche hits five skiers at Squaw Valley

Avalanche hits five skiers at Squaw Valley

Teams were back out Friday morning and are continuing to search for the Zhang. In total, over 100 professional ski patrollers, emergency responders, and multiple avalanche rescue dogs responded to the...

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Last northern male white rhino in declining health

Last northern male white rhino in declining health

The second infection is much deeper, says the conservancy, and Sudan is taking longer to recover from it despite their best efforts. The 45-year-old male made headlines again last year when he " joine...

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Orrin Hatch: Obamacare Supporters Are the 'Stupidest, Dumbass People I've Ever Met'

Orrin Hatch: Obamacare Supporters Are the 'Stupidest, Dumbass People I've Ever Met'

This is a clearly hateful, dog-whistle snipe at folks of color, many of whom depend on the Affordable Care Act to have health insurance. "But what's not a joke is the damage Obamacare has done to ...

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Winter storm expected to hit region Friday

Winter storm expected to hit region Friday

More on totals, below. A nor'easter is a strong area of low pressure along the East Coast that draws wind from the northeast off the Atlantic. More snow will fall at higher elevations and in ...

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NAFTA sticking points concern U.S. chemical sector

NAFTA sticking points concern U.S. chemical sector

Under a status-quo scenario where NAFTA is retained or modified slightly, ACC said chemicals and plastics exports from the U.S.to Canada and Mexico are expected to grow from $44.2 billion today to $59...

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High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

Amtrak also announced that all service along the Northeast Corridor was suspended until Saturday due to "hazardous conditions". Friday could very well shape up to be the windiest day witnessed b...

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U.S. permanently cuts staff at Cuba embassy

U.S. permanently cuts staff at Cuba embassy

At the time of the drawdown in Havana, the US ordered 15 Cuban embassy employees to leave the United States , although Washington has not formally charged Cuba with any deliberate attacks over the ...

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Temperatures in high 50s today, with elevated fire danger

Temperatures in high 50s today, with elevated fire danger

Rain is forecast to change to snow on Friday in areas to the northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor. "Through Friday night these snow showers will accumulate a coating to an inch east of I-99 w...

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Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory

Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory

He accused the previous Conservative government of using the public service for partisan ends, saying "they torqued the public service every possible way they could". The allegations that India or its...

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Korea has used chemical weapons

Korea has used chemical weapons

US President Donald Trump said in response that talks were possible "only under the right conditions". "The Trump administration should keep in mind that unless it makes the decision to give up its ...

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'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc

'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc

It's bad enough when the passengers are throwing up, but when the pilots, the guys that fly for a living, nearly throw up too, that's when you things have taken a turn for the worse. "No customers r...

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Britain's May admits 'hard facts' in Brexit trade deal

Britain's May admits 'hard facts' in Brexit trade deal

On the key issue of post-Brexit trade and the economic partnership, Mrs May will say: "I want the broadest and deepest possible agreement, covering more sectors and co-operating more fully than any f...

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Anastasia Vashukevich says she has Trump, Russia dirt

Anastasia Vashukevich says she has Trump, Russia dirt

Neither Deripaska nor Prikhodko are members of either house of Russian parliament. Belarusian-born Nastya Rybka , a self-described sex expert-whose real name is Anastasia Vashukevich-rose to fame ...

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The wild wars within the Trump White House

The wild wars within the Trump White House

Chief of Staff John Kelly has gotten to the point where his drama-filled White House job is becoming a laugh line. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly walks with White House Staff Secretary R...

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Egypt singer Sherine jailed for joke about insanitary River Nile

Egypt singer Sherine jailed for joke about insanitary River Nile

The misdemeanour court in southern Cairo also ordered that Abdel-Wahab pay a bail of 50,000 pounds (about 2,850 dollars). Ms Amer - who is not as well known as Sherine - was found guilty of "incit...

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86% vote in re-poll at lone booth in Meghalaya

86% vote in re-poll at lone booth in Meghalaya

While elections were postponed in Meghalay's Williamnagar following the death of an NCP candidate, in Nagaland , Nephiu Rio of NDPP was declared victor from Northern Angami-II Assembly seat in Kohima...

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Central Indiana officer shot, police seek person of interest

Central Indiana officer shot, police seek person of interest

Deputy Jacob Pickett was shot to death on Friday. . A Boone County deputy will not survive injuries after getting shot in the line of duty while assisting Lebanon police Friday morning. The injured ...

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To 5 Reboot In Development

To 5 Reboot In Development

The film was a mega hit when it came out, shedding light on many issues women were grappling with at the time. It will be produced by 21 Laps' Shawn Levy, Resnick and Jonathan Baruch. "Back in 1980,...

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Spectris (SXS) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital

Liberum Capital's target suggests a potential upside of 33.48% from the company's current stock price. Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Agios Pharma's analysts are positive. for the previous quarter...

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