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'Prepare to die': Trump's longtime ally Roger Stone arrested in Russian Federation probe

'Prepare to die': Trump's longtime ally Roger Stone arrested in Russian Federation probe

According to NBC News , the indictment accused Stone of making false statements about his interactions with Wikileaks , thereby obstruction Congress's investigation into the issue. Stone has previously denied that he ever bullied other witnesses to change their testimony, which is another allegation he faces. "There is no circumstance, whatsoever, under which I will bear false witness against the president", Stone said, adding, "I will not testify against the president". Read More

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Wind Chill Advisory now, but even colder air on the way

Wind Chill Advisory now, but even colder air on the way

Due to the wind the system will generate, wind chills across the northern tier of the country could approach 60 degrees below zero. A multi-day episode of severely cold wind chills continues. Temps climb to near 20° and into the 20s this weekend and Monday with the best chance of snow coming Monday into Tuesday . There was also a winter weather advisory in effect until 4 a.m. Read More

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Acting Chief Justice inaugurates election tribunal

Acting Chief Justice inaugurates election tribunal

Buhari said he was acting on the recommendation of the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Buhari, who was a military ruler in the 1980s and voted into office in 2015, is seeking a fresh term in an election scheduled to take place on February 16. It states that where the Chief Justice is guilty of a breach of the code of conduct, he can be removed by an address of two-thirds majority of the Senate. Read More

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Environment Canada warns against travel amid extreme cold, snow squalls

Environment Canada warns against travel amid extreme cold, snow squalls

Significant rain is possible Thursday , followed by another blast of Arctic air in time for next weekend. Skies look to remain clear into the evening, as winds die down to 20-40 km/h. They are reminding people that frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin. It explained that the risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors and those without proper shelter. Read More

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Trump's border wall gambit fails to end record shutdown

Trump's border wall gambit fails to end record shutdown

Schumer further accused the USA president of "putting forward one-sided and ineffective remedies", adding, "There's only way out: open up the government, Mr. Yesterday, he also appeared to threaten to target millions of people living in the country illegally if he doesn't eventually get his way, writing that, "there will be no big push to remove the 11,000,000 plus people who are here illegally-but be careful Nancy!" Trump, now halfway through his four-year White House term, offered his plan ... Read More

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Trump feels shutdown pressure from Nancy Pelosi

Trump feels shutdown pressure from Nancy Pelosi

Trump was responding to Pelosi uninviting him to speak at the annual State of the Union address. According to surveys, most Americans give the President the blame for the Shutdown and not even a third of the Democrats. Democrats say they'll discuss border security once the government reopens. "To have someone who has that kind of character running the country is an enormous problem at every level. Read More

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We could see a few strong storms Saturday

We could see a few strong storms Saturday

Lake effect snow is expected to develop on Sunday in cold northerly winds behind the system, with lake effect snow possibly lasting into Sunday night . ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Travel could be very hard to impossible. Light snow is expected to start late Thursday afternoon and into Friday morning. Parts of Hudson County can see anywhere between 2 to 4 inches of snow. Read More

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Davis police Officer Natalie Corona’s gunman is identified

Davis police Officer Natalie Corona’s gunman is identified

The man, later identified by authorities as 48-year-old Kevin Douglas Limbaugh, approached Corona on a bicycle and opened fire, Pytel said - shooting the promising officer multiple times before unloading his entire magazine. From the janitor to the police chief, Corona "just wanted to be everybody's friend, and was", the chief said. "I'd really like to see as many people as possible from the community attend", Pytel said during Saturday's vigil at Davis' Central Park, which was attended by ... Read More

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Former Trump Lawyer Responds To Report Of FBI Counterintelligence Probe

Former Trump Lawyer Responds To Report Of FBI Counterintelligence Probe

President Donald Trump's former attorney John Dowd told Fox News" Brian Kilmeade that he believes the president is facing a "coup' and the recent reports regarding the president's relationship with Russian Federation prove that. "So the questions I get are not about the latest obsession and allegations about Russia , Russia, Russia". "Anybody could have listened to that meeting, that meeting is up for grabs". Read More

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Five dead as heavy snow hits parts of the US

Five dead as heavy snow hits parts of the US

The weather system, which started as rain from Mexico but has since turned into snow , is forecast to affect an 2,900 km swath of the United States from Colorado to the Mid-Atlantic. The Southeast has seen abundant precipitation in December and January, and the additional rain could put a strain on rivers already high. As the storm heads east, up to 16 inches (41 cm) of snow were likely in western Missouri and St. Read More

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UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

UK PM May: Failure to Back Her Brexit Plan Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

My message to Parliament this weekend is simple: it is time to forget the games and do what is right for our country. The Transport Secretary added that the millions who voted to Leave the European Union would feel "cheated" and putting a stop to Britain's withdrawal from the EU could end centuries of "moderate" politics the United Kingdom has enjoyed since the English Civil War. Read More

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Woman dies after getting trapped in Toronto clothing donation bin

Woman dies after getting trapped in Toronto clothing donation bin

She was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. Residents said the donation box the woman was trapped in was a relatively new addition to the neighbourhood. How to prevent future deaths? The City of Burnaby is asking all not-for- profit companies in the city to remove their clothing donation bins after several fatalities, including one in West Vancouver just over a week ago. Read More

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Saudi woman leaves Bangkok airport hotel room

Saudi woman leaves Bangkok airport hotel room

We did not send her back to die", he said on Facebook . Her plight mirrors that of other Saudi women who in recent years have turned to social media to amplify their calls for help while trying to flee abusive families. Surachate said Alqunun's father and brother were due to arrive soon in Bangkok , but that it was her decision whether to meet with them. Desperate, al-Qunun barricaded herself inside an airport hotel room, and demanded to meet with United Nations officials. Read More

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