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US polar vortex 'just sort of evaporates'

The polar vortex is sweeping across America, and it's not moving along lightly. On Wednesday, Chicago reached temperatures colder than Antarctica, with temp...


Judge Mulls Gag Order on Roger Stone

District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she has not yet made up her mind on instituting a gag order on the defendant and attorneys in the case, but gave both s...


Who Is Cory Booker? | 2020 Presidential Candidate

Democratic nominating contests begin in February 2020 in the traditional starting point of Iowa. Booker's campaign will officially kick off next weekend in Io...


Pompeo says Trump-Kim summit to be held somewhere in Asia

Those difficulties were underscored earlier this week, when a US intelligence report said North Korea is "unlikely to completely give up its nuclear weapons a...


Bridge collapses in Vanderbijlpark, resulting in 3 fatalities

Two boys and a girl were killed, Lesufi said . The deaths were confirmed by the Gauteng MEC Steve Mabona. "It is a painful day, it is a hard day", Lesufi s...


US Suspends Compliance With INF Treaty, Gives Russia 6 Months

While it is possible that Russian Federation could meet Americans demands for compliance during that time and the USA could choose to reenter the treaty, there ...


Russian lawmaker detained in parliament for 2010 murders

Raul Arashukov was arrested today after his son, the statement reads. Allegations Arashukov had criminal ties were well known to Kremlin officials as far bac...


Republicans want answers on ‘excessive show of force’ in Roger Stone arrest

That the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused its power in its arrest of Stone, who was charged by special counsel Robert Mueller, is a growing conspiracy the...


United States lifts sanctions against Russia's Rusal & En+ but keeps Deripaska blacklisted

En+ GDRs rose by 9.47 percent shortly after the start of trading and Rusal shares added 6.24 percent, although both gave up some of their gains later. Trump adm...


Senate Rebukes Trump on Troop Withdrawals

The moves received considerable blowback from his defense and foreign policy establishment, as well as many Republican lawmakers. "It is not a partisan amendm...


Iran Vows to Keep Funding Terrorism, Threatens Israel with 'Hellfire'

More than 30 Israeli cruise missiles and guided bombs were reportedly destroyed by Syrian military air defences. While speaking at Iran's National Security Co...


Largest drug bust in history made as truck tries crossing southern border

Border protection officers found the drugs in a special compartment of a trailer, which was "laden" with cucumbers, according to the agency. That inspection, ...


U.S. sends back asylum seekers to Mexico to await court dates

The US Embassy in Mexico said in a news release that the program began Tuesday. Mexico has repeatedly said the U.S. is acting alone, but it has pledged to iss...


Germany, France and Britain to set up European transactions channel with Iran

Germany, France, and Britain have launched a mechanism to allow financial flows to be sent to Iran that would not violate USA sanctions in an attempt to keep al...


Amber warning for parts of North Devon with more snow forecast

Cornwall Airport, near Newquay, was temporarily closed due to snow on Thursday afternoon. As it turns dark and any wet snow or slush freezes this will add to ...


Pelosi responds to Trump tweets, affirms Democrats won't agree to wall money

Pelosi criticized that approach on Thursday, saying Trump "wanted it all to himself" and "wants Congress be completely irrelevant". A senior White House aid...


Extreme cold affecting travel in northern Ontario

Northerly winds of 15 to 20 km/h combined with extremely cold temperatures will produce risky wind chill values in the -40 to -45 range Monday night across sout...


Havana Tornado Leaves Three Dead, More Than 170 Injured

A large-scale clean up began in Havana , Cuba after a freak tornado ripped through the city on Sunday night. Members of the Provincial Defence Council of...


Rand Paul Receives $580,000 from Lawn Dispute Lawsuit

Paul on Wednesday said he hopes the jury's verdict on Wednesday will send a "clear message that violence is not the answer". Paul at the time said he thought ...


Trump said firing Flynn would end 'Russia thing,' Christie writes

Colbert asked. "Yes", Christie said, no hesitation. In the interview , Christie also blasted Trump over the 35-day government shutdown. In addition to blami...


Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back

Patrick Cammaert, a retired Dutch general, leads a joint committee from both Yemeni rival forces, namely the Saudi-backed government and the Iranian-allied Hout...


Mueller Alleges His Probe Was Targeted By Russia-Based Disinformation Effort

Wednesday's filing in the US District Court for the District of Columbia is the latest in a dispute between prosecutors and Concord's US lawyers over how the de...


GOP Lawmaker Tells Ocasio-Cortez Congress Isn’t Just ‘Eating Bonbons’

A report from the Hill released on Tuesday suggested that several Democrats have considered if they want to primary challenge Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, a progre...


West Midlands braced for sleet and snow showers bringing travel disruption

Heavy snow has been forecast in parts of the county. A band of wet weather that could fall as rain, sleet or snow is expected to push from west to east during...


Metro school districts closing for Tuesday, Wednesday due to risky cold

Steve Joel, Lincoln Public Schools Superintendent. Central locations will remain open & staff should report. Buffalo Public Schools issued the following stat...


Professor demoted after telling students to speak English

Klotman said Neely has stepped down as the program's director of graduate studies. Her email was in response to two faculty members who were disappointed that c...


Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

She was unresponsive when officers arrived around 8 p.m., reported The New York Times . The child, Rhylee, was not harmed in the incident. Goodson was pron...


Left Turns On Starbucks' Schultz For Helping 'Re-elect Trump'

Since announcing his 2020 ambitions, Schultz has made clear his aversion to the kind of bold initiatives meant to improve the lives of working Americans that Wa...


Stacey Abrams will deliver Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union

Senate Democrats are urging Abrams to run for Senate in 2020 against Republican Sen. The address has usually been given by a member of Congress or a sitting...


ISIS claims responsibility for deadly bombings at church in the Philippines

The President said a couple carried out the attack. We also express our sympathies with those who were wounded and extend our solidarity with the rest of ...


US Drops in Global Anti-Corruption Index

The global civil society group called the drop "an unsurprising decline given weak political and civil rights as well as an ineffective system of checks and...


Palestinian PM willing to quit if President Abbas wishes: spokesman

Fatah justified the move with the "intransigence of Hamas and its refusal to deal with the government of national reconciliation". Government spokesman Yousef...


Boy calls 911 to get help with homework

While the police department tweeted that it doesn't "recommend 911 for homework help", one of its sergeants told BuzzFeed News that Bundy was able to provide ...


Trump Campaign to Sue Former WH Staffer For Violating Non-Disclosure Agreement

Dana Perino said she disagreed with Sims' actions, adding that a friend of hers said he is aiming to be "Alabama's Omarosa" - in reference to another ex-White H...


'Significant' development expected in Bruce McArthur case

Five men who Toronto landscaper Bruce McArthur is accused of killing, from left: Selim Essen, 44, Sorush Mahmudi, 50, Dean Lisowick, Andrew Kinsman, 49, and ...