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Jan 12 2019

NWS: Winter weather advisory issued beginning Friday afternoon

To the south, snow may mix in with sleet which could slightly lower accumulations in that area. Winds won't be as strong, so wind chills won't be as bad. A winter storm i...

Jan 10 2019

Kidnappers demand €9m in cryptocurrency for Norwegian billionaire's wife

Chief investigator Tommy Broeske said the threats in the note were "of a very serious character". Police refused to confirm the sum but said they had advised the family...

Jan 10 2019

Trump threatens to cut FEMA funding for California wildfire relief

Moreover, Trump's own agencies are responsible for managing much of the woodland in the state. In a Wednesday morning tweet , Trump complained that " billions of dolla...

Jan 09 2019

Clashes break out at yellow vest protests in Paris

Some 282,000 protesters showed up for the initial rally on November 17. Police counted 3,500 protesters in Paris. The protest began as a grassroots French provincial ...

Jan 09 2019

Toronto woman dies after being found partially inside a clothing donation bin

Toronto Fire attended the scene in conjuncture with police and paramedics to attempt to aid the woman. The death was ruled not suspicious and is not being investigated ...

Jan 08 2019

Donald Trump to meet with Democrats over government shutdown

Donald Trump remained resolute in his demand for funding for a border wall on Sunday as negotiations between Democrats and Republicans , to strike a deal and reopen t...

Jan 07 2019

Sultan Muhammad V steps down as Malaysia's king

It comes after two years on the throne and no reason was given. Oxford-educated Muhammad V had taken a two-month leave of absence in November and was due back in office...

Jan 07 2019

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Trump has long complained about America's gaping trade deficit with China: The gap between what Americans sold and what they bought from China in 2017 amounted to $336 bi...

Jan 07 2019

Donald Trump boasts he 'essentially' fired James Mattis

Mattis his resignation days after Trump said he was planning to pull USA troops completely out of war-torn Syria , at first declaring Islamic State had been defeated and...

Jan 06 2019

Trump trashes Mattis after exit: 'What's he done for me?'

China's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang tried to smooth over relations at a press conference Thursday, in response to Shanahan reportedly making efforts to counter B...

Jan 06 2019

Multiple sources say black man in custody in Jazmine Barnes case

Late Saturday (local time), the sheriff's office said on Twitter that the investigation had "taken a new direction".' The post did not elaborate, and the sheriff's offi...

Jan 06 2019

UK's May could seek more time before final Brexit vote - paper

Theresa May suffered a fresh setback in her efforts to win support for her Brexit blueprint after a survey uncovered strong support among Conservative members for a no-d...

Jan 06 2019

Russian Federation formally charges former Marine Paul Whelan with espionage

The new agency said once Whelan was presented with the charge, he dismissed it . The U.S. State Department said later that it was notified of the detention of Whelan...

Jan 05 2019

Trump Says Rashida Tlaib Dishonored Her Family, Country With Profane Impeachment Remarks

Hours after her swearing-in, Tlaib caught the attention of a lot of people in Washington , as well as the internet, when she said to a crowd of supporters, "Let's imp...

Jan 05 2019

Prosecutors call for death penalty as Khashoggi murder trial opens in Riyadh

All 11 accused were present with their lawyers at the opening hearing, according to a statement by the attorney general carried by Saudi's state press agency. Like this s...

Jan 05 2019

British Royal Navy deployed to prevent migrant crossings in the English Channel

An Iranian and a British national have been arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal migration across the Channel, the world's busiest shipping lane. Authorities app...

Jan 05 2019

Third woman enters flashpoint Indian temple

Upadhyay said that the situation at the temple on Friday is "normal for now". "We broke the inequality being carried out in the name of God for all these years". Atte...

Jan 04 2019

White House calls Democrats' plan to end shutdown 'non-starter'

Patrick Leahy, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, who urged them to move forward with the bipartisan Senate-approved measures. "Democrats have bee...

Jan 04 2019

Three hurt in Manchester knife attack

Police are continuing their efforts to identify the man apprehended after the attack and are now searching an address in the city's Cheetham Hill area where the suspect...

Jan 04 2019

Boy 'dies from smell of cooking fish'

On New Year's Day, 11-year-old Camron Jean-Pierre and his family visited his grandmother's house for a special party. "My son was the best", Steven Jean-Pierre told the...