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A snow alert has been issued for New York City starting at 6 p.m. Saturday . A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. The snow threat will wrap up by Sunday morning. Monday will be mostly cloudy and windy, with showers developing later in the day. Temperatures on Sunday will moderate, rising into the mid-40s to the newfallen snow .
  • Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities

    Oxfam revelations lead to more accountability for charities

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    According to the Sunday Times , Oxfam reported 87 incidents previous year, Save the Children reported 31 incidents and Christian Aid two. Ms Mordaunt announced she would meet the charity on Monday to discuss the case, and said: "If the moral leadership at the top of the organisation is not there then we can not have you as a partner".
  • Moon to meet high-level N.Korean delegation

    Moon to meet high-level N.Korean delegation

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    The UN Security Council, which has slapped a series of sanctions on North Korea for its weapons programmes, imposed a travel ban and asset freeze on Choe previous year when he was vice director of the Workers' Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department.
  • 3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia

    3 officers shot, 1 suspect dead in Georgia

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    Locust Grove Elementary School, which was nearby, was put on lockdown during the response to the incident. The officers' conditions were not immediately known. Corley and Ralph Sidwell "Sid" Callaway were wounded in the gunfire. "We just can't believe this happened", he said. When he wouldn't cooperate, they called the Locust Grove officer for backup, McBrayer said.
  • White House on abuse claims: We could have done better

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    Realization about the seriousness of the abuse allegations grew within the White House after The Intercept published an interview with a second ex-wife and a photo of what she said was a black eye inflicted by Porter. Shah said the White House had not handled its response to the situation as well as it should have, adding: "A lot of us could have done better". "He [Porter] definitely let me know that I was going to be contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation once he was tapped for ...
  • Trump decried for comment on NFL player's death

    Trump decried for comment on NFL player's death

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    John Perrine said in a statement . Orrego-Savala, 37, remained jailed Tuesday but had not been formally charged in Sunday's crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis . Just learned about the passing of one of my favorite teammates. Trump tweeted. Indiana Republican Rep. Todd Rokita also called for increased vigilance in protecting USA borders and enforcing immigration laws in light of tragic news.
  • Tillerson: US disappointed at Poland signing Holocaust bill

    Tillerson: US disappointed at Poland signing Holocaust bill

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    Such historical inaccuracies affect Poland , our strong ally, and must be combatted in ways that protect fundamental freedoms. But many Poles all over their country informed, handed over or participated themselves in the murder of some 200,000 Jews during the Holocaust and even afterward", the statement also said , adding: "Only a few thousand "Righteous Among the Nations" risked their lives to save them.
  • NI to be 'one of hardest hit regions' after Brexit

    NI to be 'one of hardest hit regions' after Brexit

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    In the West Midlands there could be a 13% decline in GDP, while Northern Ireland could suffer a 12% fall. By contrast, London would only be affected by 3.5% under the worst-case scenario. They are still keeping no deal on the table despite how crippling it would be to the regional economy. The report, which was leaked amid pressure from Labour and pro-EU Tories, are likely to be seized upon by backers of a "soft" Brexit to protect the economy.
  • Rahul isn't only party chief but also my boss:Sonia Gandhi

    Rahul isn't only party chief but also my boss:Sonia Gandhi

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    He said, the government always looked for suggestions, feedback and input on various schemes as everyone is working for the interest of the nation and the poor. Before completion of his speech, Prime minister appealed to all to build a new India. "We just want to know did you yourself change the deal? Let there be no doubt about that".
  • Gen Bajwa attends funeral prayers of martyred army personnel in Peshawar

    Gen Bajwa attends funeral prayers of martyred army personnel in Peshawar

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    According to ISPR, the attack occurred in Kabal town of Swat district, almost 10 kilometres from Mingora city, where a suicide bomber blew himself up near military unit sports area. The operation involved evacuating 2 million people from the valley. Turkeyyesterday condemned Saturday's terrorist attack in Pakistan which killed several soldiers.
  • U.S. will Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq, Baghdad Says

    U.S. will Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq, Baghdad Says

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    Since Iraqi forces and the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militias took control of Kirkuk, the oil-rich city has experienced unprecedented security incidents including kidnappings, assassinations, and bombings. Al-Hadithi spoke just hours after AP reported the American drawdown - the first since the war against IS was launched more than three years ago. According to a coalition press release, the enduring US military presence in Iraq will be conditions-based and "proportional to the need and ...
  • Priestess tomb from 4400 years ago uncovered in Egypt

    Priestess tomb from 4400 years ago uncovered in Egypt

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    Other scenes also depict a monkey - in pharaonic times, monkeys were commonly kept as domestic animals - picking fruit. "We have removed between 250-300 cubic metres of layers of earth to find the tomb". The tomb was unveiled to the media yesterday and officials hope it will give a boost to Egypt's faltering tourism industry. The finding marks the first discovery to be announced in 2018, Ahram Online , an Egyptian news organization, reports.
  • Dead, more than 100 injured in SC train wreck

    Dead, more than 100 injured in SC train wreck

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    CSX maintains all of the tracks and signal systems. Beall, a longtime engineer who retired last summer, said railroads have invested significantly in improving crossings and signals. He said Amtrak and transportation and rail officials have to invest more in technology to make the crossings safer and educate people about them. Two of those patients are expected to be admitted to the hospital.
  • Students kick off Black History Month with flag raising ceremony

    Students kick off Black History Month with flag raising ceremony

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    Woodson. The UM Gospel Choir performs furing the university's Black History Month opening ceremony February 1 in Fulton Chapel. To that end, the celebration got off to an early, historic start with the staging of playwright Jason Rip's play, Flowers and Thorns, at Wolf Performance Hall Jan.
  • Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Mosque terror attack

    Darren Osborne jailed for life for Finsbury Mosque terror attack

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    Makram Ali died after his legs were crushed under the van in the Finsbury Park area of north London in the attack on June 19. Osborne had reportedly become radicalised within a matter of weeks by accessing extreme far-right material online and became "obsessed" with Muslims after watching BBC drama Three Girls about the grooming and sexual abuse of young girls in Rochdale.
  • Michelle Obama talks post-White House life on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    Michelle Obama talks post-White House life on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

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    Obama, dressed in an off-the-shoulder white blouse and black slacks, joked she's been doing "nothing much" since exiting public life and that she got "all gussied up" for her appearance with DeGeneres. "Never before do you get this gift, so I'm sort of like, 'Okay, where...?" And everyone cleared out and no one would come and take the box . We're taking off ALL the filters on Girls With Goals this week! .
  • OSDH: Total Flu-Related Deaths In Oklahoma At 92

    OSDH: Total Flu-Related Deaths In Oklahoma At 92

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    To find a flu shot near you go to this website . Oklahoma is one of several states reporting widespread influenza activity, with children being especially hit hard. Jeff Duchin wrote in a blog post . "What we know is that every flu season needs to be taken seriously, and we all need to do our part to prevent the flu in our community".
  • Russia's Lavrov heckled as Syria peace talks in Sochi crumble

    Russia's Lavrov heckled as Syria peace talks in Sochi crumble

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    The Syrian National Dialogue Congress was held in Russia's Sochi yesterday. The talks were moderated by Russian Federation and Iran , on the side of Damascus, and Turkey , which aligns itself with several armed opposition groups. The communiqué finalized at the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi includes 12 principles to settle the Syrian crisis that were worked out within the UN-backed Geneva process, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Tuesday.
  • Shopian killing: Army not to set up any inquiry against Major Aditya

    Shopian killing: Army not to set up any inquiry against Major Aditya

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    Following the incident, an FIR was registered against two army officers by the Jammu and Kashmir Police. The strong reactions from Swamy came in view of an announcement by J&K Chief Minister that the case against those (Army personnel) involved in firing on protesters in Shopian that left two civilians dead will be taken to a "logical conclusion".
  • Hamas leader dead after 'accidental' gunshot to head

    Hamas leader dead after 'accidental' gunshot to head

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    In a meeting with the representative of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas, held in Tehran on Tuesday, Hossein Amir Abdollahian described Hamas and Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine as two pillars of resistance against the Zionist regime of Israel.
  • Tariq Ramadan: French police question Muslim scholar over rape claims

    Tariq Ramadan: French police question Muslim scholar over rape claims

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    Tariq Ramadan is a world-renowned academic and teaches at Oxford UniversityWho is Tariq Ramadan? A second unnamed woman on Friday also accused Ramadan of raping her in a hotel room in 2009. She described the alleged assault in her autobiography but at the time, did not name Ramadan to avoid legal issues. He says all allegations are part of a "campaign of slander" by enemies.
  • As abortion vote is set, Irish bishops encourage respect for life

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    Laws against abortion have been supported by the Catholic Church, which views the procedure as a mortal sin and has a large, if waning, influence on life in Ireland . Cabinet is expected to adopt a collective stance, but Mr Varadkar has said ministers will have a free vote. Health Minister Simon Harris said it is "offensive" to suggest that women would seek abortion due to their child's disability.
  • PM to Putin: We will stop Iranian entrenchment in Lebanon, Syria

    PM to Putin: We will stop Iranian entrenchment in Lebanon, Syria

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    Gen. Ronen Manelis , said in an op-ed that appeared on several online platforms, that Iran building missiles in Lebanon could trigger a full-scale war between Israel and Lebanon. The two leaders were meeting at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, where together they toured a new exhibit on the Sobibór extermination camp.
  • President recognizes Otto Warmbier's parents during State of the Union

    President recognizes Otto Warmbier's parents during State of the Union

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    South Korea is preparing to host hundreds of North Koreans during the Olympics, including officials, athletes, artists, journalists and a 230-member cheering group. Though Trump's rhetoric toward North Korea and its leader, which arguably dictates the tone of North Korean relations around the world, has swayed between inconclusive praise and outright hawkishness , his comments come amid confident statements from the United States military and diplomatic moves that signal a departure from ...
  • SpaceX Announces Falcon Heavy Launch Date

    SpaceX Announces Falcon Heavy Launch Date

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    Both these rockets were more powerful than Falcon Heavy . The company has also set a backup launch date which will be available the following day. SpaceX successfully test-fired its first Falcon Heavy rocket on Wednesday. Musk chimed in a few days later to confirm the tentative date of the rocket's maiden flight: "Aiming for first flight of Falcon Heavy on Feb 6 from Apollo launchpad 39A at Cape Kennedy".
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director steps down amid Trump criticism

    Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director steps down amid Trump criticism

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    Asked about McCabe's departure, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters, "I can tell you the president wasn't part of this decision-making process". Democrats have said those inquires are meant to undermine and distract from Mueller's investigation. McCabe has become a lightning rod in the political battles surrounding special counsel Robert S.
  • Ingvar Kamprad dead: Ikea founder passes away aged 91 after short illness

    Ingvar Kamprad dead: Ikea founder passes away aged 91 after short illness

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    His empire has since grown to 412 stores, and he was a part of the company's operations until 1988. The company said that Mr Kamprad was "one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century". Despite this, he lived a life of penny pinching: Kamprad recycled his tea bags, flew economy, drove an old Volvo, stayed at cheap hotels, shopped for bargains and took the little salt and pepper packets home from restaurants.
  • US, DPRK tamp down on smack talk in lead-up to Winter Olympics

    US, DPRK tamp down on smack talk in lead-up to Winter Olympics

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    Their visit followed last week's trip to the South by another group of North Koreans led by Pyongyang celebrity Hyon Song Wol, the leader of the famous Moranbong girl band who also heads an art troupe that will perform during the Games. "I'll meet President Moon Jae In to convey the Japanese government's position clearly to him and strongly urge South Korea to faithfully implement the agreement", Abe said.
  • Has the Rohingya disaster modified Suu Kyi?

    Has the Rohingya disaster modified Suu Kyi?

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    Duterte isn't known for measuring words before speaking on record. "It is with great disappointment that I announce my resignation from the Advisory Board on Rakhine State", a statement released by Bill Richardson's office said after three days of talks in Myanmar .
  • Maroubra detective fights for life after stabbing

    Maroubra detective fights for life after stabbing

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    A senior NSW police officer is recovering in hospital after he was twice stabbed by an alleged child sex offender he was attempting to arrest, in Sydney's east yesterday. "It's fair to say this happened very quickly as the officers approached this man". The sergeant was brought to St Vincent's Hospital where he underwent surgery.
  • Why Do Immigration Hawks Hate the White House's DACA Framework?

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    The White House unveiled its proposed immigration legislation framework Thursday - a list of major and minor overhauls officials say the president will require in exchange for protecting the Dreamers, illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. Should Congress fail to strike an immigration deal by then, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has pledged to bring DACA legislation to the Senate floor, where it would likely pass with support from Democrats and moderate Republicans.
  • Super blue blood moon, January 31

    Super blue blood moon, January 31

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    But the further west you are the better the view, meaning New Jersey isn't the best place to get a glimpse of this rare, larger reddish full moon. A supermoon is about 14 percent more dazzling than an average moon. Finally, we have the Blood Moon . But of course, it'll be once in a blue moon . There are long traditions of giving different moons names. It is the light bending around the Earth due to gravity that passes through a portion of the atmosphere that causes the shift in color.
  • Commuter train crash near Milan leaves 3 dead, 110 injured

    Commuter train crash near Milan leaves 3 dead, 110 injured

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    BBC also reported that the Trenord train was heading to Milan from Cremona, in northern Italy . Rescue crews gingerly climbed through the crushed sides of the cars trying to get to trapped passengers. The track may have given way under the weight of the front of the train, leading the wheels of the middle three carriages to come off the tracks. The cause was not immediately clear.
  • Mummy found in Basel church is related to Boris Johnson

    Mummy found in Basel church is related to Boris Johnson

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    Highly toxic mercury was used as a treatment for syphilis but was more often a kill than a cure and scientists say it was this that preserved her body. Researchers then set out to discover the genealogical tree of the woman. Once her identity had been established, genealogists were able - with the help of the efficient records of births, marriages, and deaths which tend to be kept by the wealthier classes - to trace more of Anna Catharina's descendants.
  • Cape Town heads for 'Day Zero' as water supplies dwindle

    Cape Town heads for 'Day Zero' as water supplies dwindle

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    Cape Town has an estimated amount of less than 80 days left of water. The world seems to have arrived at such a crisis as appalling reports from Cape town- a major city and tourist attraction in South Africa indicate that the city is likely to approach a day where taps will run dry.
  • Stormy Daniels Answers Donald Trump Sex Question With a Smile

    Stormy Daniels Answers Donald Trump Sex Question With a Smile

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    Pence, on a four-day visit to the Middle East while Washington grapples with a government shutdown, said in the AP interview that he was "hopeful that Democrats in the Senate will see their way clear to reopen the government". Despite the various accounts of funds, transfers, incorporated entities and payments, however, Trump, by way of his attorneys-and Cohen especially-still denies both the $130,000 payment and the NDA's basic existence.
  • Yemeni forces target Saudi military base with ballistic missile

    Yemeni forces target Saudi military base with ballistic missile

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    Since then the conflict has ground into a bloody stalemate, with more than 10,000 people killed and more than 2 million displaced. The prime minister vowed "optimal use" of Saudi Arabia's $ 2 billion deposit to the central bank, which has buoyed the local currency in recent days, and said the new "austerity budget " would nonetheless guarantee wages for civil servants and the military.