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How Bitterly Cold Will it be in NYC on Thanksgiving Day?

How Bitterly Cold Will it be in NYC on Thanksgiving Day?

This colder, drier air mass is a very stable one, though. Snow squalls are possible for western NY and Pennsylvania on Wednesday as an advancing cold front brings lake effect snow across the area. The weekend is expected to be mild, but not before snowfalls as high as 10 centimetres hit Waterloo Region on Wednesday . It depends on where you are going, of course. Read More

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House Democrats vow to oppose Pelosi as next speaker

House Democrats vow to oppose Pelosi as next speaker

Pelosi wields, and fearful of institutional retribution and reputational damage if they step forward to test the status quo", the Times reported . But Pelosi's fate has grabbed national attention, with celebrities, outside Democratic luminaries, and liberal groups, including labor unions and grass-roots activists, weighing in on her behalf. Read More

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PNG security forces storm parliament over Apec pay dispute

PNG security forces storm parliament over Apec pay dispute

Asia-Pacific leaders have failed to bridge divisions over trade at a summit dominated by a war of words between the United States and China. 'Damaging' "By withdrawing from multilateral trade agreements and pursuing unilateral tit-for-tat tariffs that are damaging not just for the USA and China, but for the broader regional and global trading system, the Trump administration is putting itself at odds with America's Asian allies and partners", he said. Read More

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Trump Claims Finland Prevents Fires by

Trump Claims Finland Prevents Fires by "Raking and Cleaning" Forests

Asked on Saturday whether he thought climate change had a role in the fires, he said "you have a lot of factors". There are now 80 confirmed deaths and the names of 1,000 people remain on a missing list from the wildfires . President Donald Trump , from left, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, California Gov. Forest fires raging in California since November 8. While answering reporters' questions, Trump once again argued that California's fires were mismanaged, this time ... Read More

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United Kingdom says Saudi-led coalition to allow Houthi medical evacuations from Yemen

United Kingdom says Saudi-led coalition to allow Houthi medical evacuations from Yemen

But four other port employees told AFP on condition of anonymity that a rebel commander, along with three of his guards, had been killed in Monday's bombing. The port's deputy director, Yahya Sharafeddine, said the main entrance to the docks had been "the target of air raids" but was fully functioning. Pro-government troops reached residential neighbourhoods in Hodeida Sunday, triggering fears for civilians who could be trapped in the city. Read More

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New Mueller indictments in Russian Federation investigation are imminent

New Mueller indictments in Russian Federation investigation are imminent

Jerome Corsi , a rightwing author and conspiracy theorist, has said he expects to be criminally indicted by Robert Mueller , the special counsel. New indictments from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election are expected as soon as Tuesday, CBS reports , citing multiple people with knowledge of the investigation. Read More

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North and South Korea begin destroying border guard posts

North and South Korea begin destroying border guard posts

Since the summit in Singapore, North Korea has forgone nuclear and missile tests, dismantled a missile test site and promised to also break up the country's main nuclear complex. Under an agreement made between their generals in late October, North and South Korea agreed to each remove 10 posts and preserve one on either side of the frontier. Read More

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Liam Hemsworth shares a photo of his wildfire-ravaged home

Liam Hemsworth shares a photo of his wildfire-ravaged home

Wednesday for the Woolsey Fire area in Los Angeles and Ventura counties with the exception of Malibu , where the Red Flag Warning was set to expire at 5 p.m Tuesday. As of Monday, it was about 30% contained. The Paradise Inn is seen ablaze during the fire's overtaking of the town. As of Sunday night, the fire had spread to 85,500 acres and was 15% contained. Read More

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Trump insults reporters, claims video of CNN's Jim Acosta wasn't altered

Trump insults reporters, claims video of CNN's Jim Acosta wasn't altered

The trip follows Tuesday's mid-term elections, which ended with Democrats taking power in the House of Representatives and Republicans keeping the majority in the Senate. Secret Service security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter with whom it has a hard relationship". A number of prominent journalism advocacy groups have come to Acosta's defense and called for an immediate restoration of his press pass. Read More

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Crowds Line Streets to Honor Officer Killed in California Bar Shooting

Crowds Line Streets to Honor Officer Killed in California Bar Shooting

Authorities have identified the suspect who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif ., as 28-year-old Ian David Long . Sergeant Helus was taken to a local hospital where he died from his wounds. A witness told the station, "There were people in the middle dancing and just hanging out and having a good time " when "very, very loud gunshots" rang out inside. Read More

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Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter

Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter

Acosta began by challenging Trump's assertion that a caravan of Central American migrants making its way on foot through Mexico to the USA border represented an " invasion ". "They weren't actors", the president said. To PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor , who asked him about white nationalists emboldened by Trump labeling himself a "nationalist", Mr. Read More

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Children mowed down and killed in horror hit-run crash

Children mowed down and killed in horror hit-run crash

A relative of a girl who was not hurt in the crash said the children were fourth graders at Halmstad Elementary School in Chippewa Falls, 180 miles west of Green Bay. On Sunday night mourners at Halmstad Elementary School held a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to the girls. The pickup truck left the road and struck the Girl Scout troop in the ditch. Read More

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