• National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday night
National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday night

We bracket the hours of 1 pm to 12 am with light rain developing and mixing to wet snow then ending as drizzle and/or a light wintry mix around 12 am. Skies will remain partly sunny, with a high near 36. Winds could gust as high as 31 miles per hour. West Michigan will take a break from the snow to end the weekend with more sunshine as te...

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  • All you need to know about Canadian PM's week-long State visit
All you need to know about Canadian PM's week-long State visit

Other than Amritsar, Trudeau will also visit Agra, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, besides Delhi. Feminists in India - are you reading? Conservative International Trade Critic Dean Allison was critical of Trudeau Friday for not including Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay on this trip to try and address the import duties.

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  • Cyril Ramaphosa new President of SA
Cyril Ramaphosa new President of SA

There is a renewed sense of hope as Mr Ramaphosa is taking over the reins of Africa's most industrialised economy. Ramaphosa is South Africa's fifth president since majority rule started after the end of apartheid in 1994. For the first time, many urban, middle-class black voters stayed home or jumped to the opposition at the ballot box, as the...

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  • Israel graft case turns spotlight on Netanyahu family
Israel graft case turns spotlight on Netanyahu family

The protestors carried placards reading signs saying "crooks go home" and 'crime minister.' A poll published on Wednesday showed nearly half of Israel's electorate believe the police rather than Netanyahu. This week we have learned that there is solid evidence that Bibi has engaged in bribery, fraud, and breach of the public trust. "He can not be...

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  • France will 'strike' if proven Syria using chemical arms: Emmanuel Macron
France will 'strike' if proven Syria using chemical arms: Emmanuel Macron

Some 109 occurred after the 2015 United Nations adoption of Resolution 2209 which condemns any use of chemicals as a weapon in the Syrian Civil War and threatens to use force if chemical weapons are used again in the conflict. "Syria's government categorically denies possessing. chemical weapons". While France , like the United States, suspects ...

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  • Ex-ICE Attorney Charged With Stealing Immigrant IDs
Ex-ICE Attorney Charged With Stealing Immigrant IDs

According to the New York Times , court documents filed on Monday at the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, accused Raphael A. He entered his pleas Thursday at U.S. District Court in Seattle , acknowledging to the U.S. Magistrate Judge John L. Weinberg that his victims were vulnerable due to their immigration ...

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  • Md. student accused of bringing loaded gun to school
Md. student accused of bringing loaded gun to school

Although no students with guns have been reported in Fort Worth schools, Superintendent Kent. P. Scribner sent a message to district employees: "Once again we are immensely saddened by the loss of innocent lives in yesterday's tragic shooting in Florida".

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  • NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Record-Breaking Images
NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Captures Record-Breaking Images

This image is, for now, one of the farthest pictures from Earth ever captured by a spacecraft. NASA says mission controllers will "bring the spacecraft out of its electronic slumber" this coming summer in anticipation of its next major close encounter, with an object known as 2014 MU69 on January 1, 2019.

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  • Kuwait pledges $2 billion in loans, investments to Iraq
Kuwait pledges $2 billion in loans, investments to Iraq

The fund also says it reached an agreement with Iraq to settle its outstanding dues to the organization, allowing it to fully rejoin it. The United Arab Emirates pledged $500 million while Germany pledged 350 million euros.The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc would invest 400 million euros, in addition to ind...

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  • Trump administration proposes Blue Apron-style overhaul for food stamps
Trump administration proposes Blue Apron-style overhaul for food stamps

A proposal made in President Donald Trump's budget would eliminate half the benefits that food stamp recipients receive, implementing in place of those funds a program that would instead deliver food in pre-packaged boxes to the nation's poor.

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  • David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham
David Moyes confident Patirce Evra can make an impact at West Ham

While Watford have struggled defensively, they have scored the eighth most goals this season, with Abdoulaye Doucouré leading the club with seven goals. We want more ups than downs. Such has been the unrest at West Ham United , co-chairman David Sullivan sought to placate angry supporters by unveiling his plan to revive the club's fortunes...

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  • Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call
Two Ohio police officers shot dead while responding to 911 call

According to authorities, officers Anthony Morelli, 39, and Eric Joering, 54, were met with gunfire immediately upon arrival. The suspect's condition and identity have not been released. The shootings happened at about 1 p.m.in Westerville, Ohio . Joe Morbitzer, the chief of the Westerville Division of Police, was visibly shaken as he appeared b...

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  • Venezuela opposition weighs election run after talks end
Venezuela opposition weighs election run after talks end

The announcement comes hours after a breakdown in negotiations between Venezuela's ruling socialist party and opposition politicians. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be running for re-election as the candidate of Venezuela's United Socialist Party (PSUV).

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  • Rachel Brand, No. 3 US Justice Department official, stepping down amid turmoil
Rachel Brand, No. 3 US Justice Department official, stepping down amid turmoil

Rachel Brand , the third-ranking official at the Justice Department, will step down from the job, NBC News reported Friday. In her role as associate attorney general, Brand oversaw a broad portfolio, including the Justice Department's anti-trust, civil rights, tax and civil divisions .

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  • Vice President Pence Warns North Korea Despite Winter Olympics Thaw
Vice President Pence Warns North Korea Despite Winter Olympics Thaw

Mr Pence has lambasted the North, announcing in Tokyo on Wednesday that the USA would impose its toughest sanctions to date on the regime. Among members of the North Korean cheerleading squad to shoot to stardom is Ri Sol-ju, who is now the wife of Kim Jong-un.

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  • 3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood
3 officers shot in north Georgia neighborhood

Several media reports stated that it happened as the officers were serving an arrest warrant at a home in Locust Grove, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Atlanta. Investigators respond to the scene of a shooting in Locust Grove, Ga ., on February 9, 2018. He said the officer's wife was expecting their second child " any day now ".

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  • Donald Trump calls NFL player Edwin Jackson's death 'disgraceful'
Donald Trump calls NFL player Edwin Jackson's death 'disgraceful'

He also has numerous other misdemeanor convictions and arrests in California and in, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Nicole Alberico. He faces up to 10 years in prison on the immigration charge, which the USA attorney's office said would be handled after any state charges are resolved.

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  • Iranian state TV runs fake news about Turkey's Afrin op
Iranian state TV runs fake news about Turkey's Afrin op

Putin and Erdogan discussed what the Kremlin said was "the importance of continuing the joint work of Russia , Turkey, and Iran " on Syria. Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy on Thursday responded to the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian statement about the ongoing Turkish-led Operation Olive Branch in Syria, Anadolu Agen...

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  • Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea
Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

Though no official plans have been made, Pence has expressed willingness to talk to North Korea's delegation. From smartphones to ship fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance global sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show the Olympic spirit as it welcomes hundreds of North Koreans for the Winter Games.

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  • Cornerback Eddie Smith commits to Alabama
Cornerback Eddie Smith commits to Alabama

Tide coach Nick Saban said during the early signing period in December the team would try to sign a scholarship quarterback "if we can get somebody that we feel can be a positive in the organization", adding he would ideally like four scholarship quarterbacks on its roster.

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  • CAS to hear last-ditch Winter Olympics plea by 32 Russian athletes
CAS to hear last-ditch Winter Olympics plea by 32 Russian athletes

In recent weeks, Kim Jong Un's brutal regime has attempted to "thaw" relations with Seoul , wishing the South Korean government a "successful" competition and hoping to "ease military tensions" before the games begin. The vice president is leading the US delegation to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies. Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fre...

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  • Wave of criticism after Polish Holocaust bill signed
Wave of criticism after Polish Holocaust bill signed

Some people in Poland believe that the narrative focusing on the Holocaust as a tragedy of the Jewish people sidelines the non-Jewish victims. But it also "takes into account the sensitivity of those for whom the issue of historical truth, the memory of the Holocaust is incredibly important", Duda added .

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  • United Kingdom court upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
United Kingdom court upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The outstanding warrant stands from 2012, which is in connections with the Swedish investigation, even through it was closed down a year ago. Judge Emma Arbuthnot said in her judgement : "Many authorities underline the importance of a defendant attending court when bailed to do so and they describe the way that the administration of justice ca...

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  • White House says economic fundamentals 'strong'
White House says economic fundamentals 'strong'

But on Tuesday, the hosts argued that the dramatic drop - the Dow fell as much as 1,500 points on Monday - is both irrelevant to the average American and a sign that wages are rising. Another White House official said the administration is "always concerned" when the market dips, but also noted that the U.S. economy is fundamentally strong.

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  • US Trade Deficit Soars To Nine-Year High During Trump's First Year
US Trade Deficit Soars To Nine-Year High During Trump's First Year

The US trade gap surged to its highest level in almost a decade during President Donald Trump's first year in office - more unwelcome economic news after Wall Street suffered historic losses, and setting up a test of confidence for his administration.

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  • 4000-Year-Old Tomb Discovered in Egypt
4000-Year-Old Tomb Discovered in Egypt

The tomb includes wall paintings depicting Hetpet observing different hunting and fishing scenes. Mostafa Al Waziri who led the archeological mission told CBC how Hetpet might also have another tomb In Giza western necropolis. 'We have removed between 250-300 cubic meters of layers of earth to find the tomb. A museum is now under construction i...

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  • Fowler leads heading into final day in Phoenix
Fowler leads heading into final day in Phoenix

He said he'd try to shut out thoughts of the number one ranking, which he admitted got to him in a disappointing finish at Torrey Pines last week. The crowd pushed the week total to 654,906, just short of the record of 655,434 set a year ago.

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  • At least two dead in USA train collision
At least two dead in USA train collision

Second accident of Amtrak in a Week and third in a month. . The Amtrak Train 91 was traveling between NY and Miami with a nine crew members and 147 people aboard when it collided with the CSX freight train in Cayce about 2:35 a.m. Injuries range from scratches to broken bones. The first-grader, who was holding a stuffed giraffe, said she an...

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  • US Missile Interceptor Test off the Hawaiian Coast Fails
US Missile Interceptor Test off the Hawaiian Coast Fails

MDA systems have multiple layers and ranges and use sensors in space, at sea and on land that altogether form a defense for different US regions and territories. The Missile Defense Agency put out a statement after the test that said only: "The Missile Defense Agency and U.S. Navy sailors manning the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex cond...

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  • J&K: Avalanche hits Army camp in Kupwara, 3 soldiers dead, 1 injured
J&K: Avalanche hits Army camp in Kupwara, 3 soldiers dead, 1 injured

The avalanche hit an army post near the Line of Control around 11:20 am, defence ministry sources told news agency IANS. He said four soldiers, guarding the border at Sonapindi picket in Machil sector in north Kashmir district of Kupwara were buried under the snow avalanche.

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  • Russia Confirms Warplane Downed Over Syria, Pilot Dead
Russia Confirms Warplane Downed Over Syria, Pilot Dead

The region where the plane crashed is controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an outfit dominated by Al-Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate. Russian Federation is a key ally of President Bashar al-Assad, and has been waging a military campaign on behalf of his forces since 2015.

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  • United States warns of toxic-gas push in Syria
United States warns of toxic-gas push in Syria

Last April, the US launched several dozen Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base in response to what it called illegal Syrian use of chemical weapons. Eastern Ghouta is the last major rebel position close to the capital and was the site of the deadliest chemical attack by regime forces, in 2013. If left unchecked, the U.S.

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  • Russian Federation vows to DEFEND against U.S. planes flying towards border
Russian Federation vows to DEFEND against U.S. planes flying towards border

Russian Federation has hit back after the USA accused one of its warplanes of performing an "unsafe" maneuver Monday by reportedly coming within five feet of a Navy spy plane over the Black Sea. aircraft. Nauert says Russia's military "flagrantly" violated worldwide law and risked a midair collision. Russian Ministry of Defense reminded W...

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  • What's Next With Investigations Into MSU's Handling Of Nassar
What's Next With Investigations Into MSU's Handling Of Nassar

David Doyle was the chairman of the Michigan Republican Party while Engler was governor. President Lou Anna Simon speaks after being confronted by victims during a break at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar , a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, in Lansing, Michigan, U.S., Jan...

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  • Federal prosecutors seek to drop criminal charges against US Senator Robert Menendez
Federal prosecutors seek to drop criminal charges against US Senator Robert Menendez

The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it wouldn't retry New Jersey Sen. Menendez is now likely to run for reelection in November with the full support of his party, without the cloud of a corruption trial hanging over him. Prosecutors said Menendez, in return, pressured government officials on Melgen's behalf over an $8.9 million Medicare bi...

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