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Trump mocks global warming in tweet amid Midwest chill

Trump mocks global warming in tweet amid Midwest chill Citing the bad cold that has gripped the Midwest, Trump taunted the phenomenon of global warming asking it to "come back fast" in his tweet . Trump is a vocal global warming denier and today gave his on the cold weather patterns now taking hold of the US Midwest. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom unveils Swiss trade deal - the same as the current one

United Kingdom unveils Swiss trade deal - the same as the current one Pressure is growing for British Prime Minister Theresa May to reveal how she plans to break the Brexit deadlock as campaigners increase their call for a second public vote. But the company is not happy with the way Brexit is dragging on , and Enders said "plenty of other countries would love to build the wings for Airbus aircraft". [Full Article...]

Daughters of woman on death row for blasphemy go to Canada

Daughters of woman on death row for blasphemy go to Canada A three-judge panel, including new Supreme Court Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, is due to hear the case. Asia Bibi was spared the death penalty in 2018 over charges of Blasphemy. "She will be a free person to go anywhere she wants to". May was reportedly convinced that by granting Bibi refuge, she would inflame tensions among British Muslims and could even provide a stimulus for attacks on ... [Full Article...]

Disruption likely as snow and ice warning issued

Disruption likely as snow and ice warning issued The third, for the South East, the Midlands, and East Anglia, takes effect from 9pm on Tuesday to midday on Wednesday, and warns of "possibly heavy" snow at times. The Met Office forecast: " The rain will turn quickly to snow on hills, then also to low levels in places". With the M25, M3 and A3 all covered by the Met Office's yellow weather warning. [Full Article...]

UK PM May faces bruising week with Brexit challenges

UK PM May faces bruising week with Brexit challenges Both the British and Irish governments have said they hope to avoid a hard border after Brexit but some analysts suggest that, if customs checks are introduced, security forces may be needed to protect them. The demonstration has been organised by the group Border Communities Against Brexit (BCAB). He said: "Many people are trying to shift the focus away from London onto Dublin this week". [Full Article...]

Houston police: 5 officers injured in shooting, suspect dead

Houston police: 5 officers injured in shooting, suspect dead Houston police say in a tweet that a suspect is dead at the scene. Four of the officers were shot, and one was injured during the exchange of gunfire. A law enforcement source tells the Houston Chronicle that one of the officers was shot in the face. The officers were taken to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston . [Full Article...]

Snow and cold headed our way

Snow and cold headed our way Parts of northern Minnesota may see air temperatures below minus 30 and wind chills of minus 55 to minus 60. In all likelihood, this week will deliver the coldest temperatures and highest wind chill values of the winter. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire WYMT viewing area from tonight through Tuesday evening. In addition to the harsh cold, heavy snow already hammered th... [Full Article...]

Woman trapped in elevator rescued after 3 days

Woman trapped in elevator rescued after 3 days The woman, a cleaning employee, became stuck between the second and third floors while working in a private townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side on Friday. Mr Stephens' building has been flagged for a violation by the Department of Buildings, the New York Times reports , until the elevator can be inspected. [Full Article...]

Pelosi Says No "Border Wall" Counteroffer, As Trump Fights For Shutdown Resolution

Pelosi Says No It's Pelosi's right as speaker to invite (or not invite) the President to address the chamber. "I look forward to seeing you on the evening on January 29th in the Chamber of the House of Representatives". "But I think that would be very disrespectful to the State of the Union". "Therefore I will be honoring your invitation and fulfilling my Constitutional duty, to deliver important information... [Full Article...]

Acting AG Whitaker says Mueller’s probe is ‘close to being completed’

Acting AG Whitaker says Mueller’s probe is ‘close to being completed’ Barr's responses to the senators' written questions largely matched his testimony from earlier this month. Both those statements could apply to Trump, should the Justice Department find nothing that rose to the level of criminal conduct or, as many expect, follow department protocol and decide prosecutors can't charge a sitting president. [Full Article...]

Duke Professor Steps Down After Telling Chinese Students To Speak English

Duke Professor Steps Down After Telling Chinese Students To Speak English A Duke University professor was roundly criticized for encouraging her Chinese students in an email to improve their English on campus and professional settings. The Duke University campus in Durham, NC, Sep 25, 2007. The warning she emailed to students on Friday angered Duke's global students, as well as social media users outside the campus community. [Full Article...]

U.S. shutdown subtracted $11 billion from GDP: Congressional report

U.S. shutdown subtracted $11 billion from GDP: Congressional report According to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office , the US gross domestic product lost $ 3 billion over the course of the shutdown that it will not recover in 2019. That GDP drop will mostly rebound by the end of fiscal year 2019, but an estimated.02 percent of America's annual GDP will not, the CBO says. The shutdown, which ended last week, cost the economy $3 billion. [Full Article...]

USA committed to pulling foreign forces out of Afghanistan

USA committed to pulling foreign forces out of Afghanistan Embassy in Kabul . The agreement would guarantee the Taliban commit to preventing Afghan territory from being used "as a platform for worldwide terrorist groups or individuals", the envoy said. Afghans have expressed tentative hopes about the talks tempered by fears of an American exit. Khalilzad has met with the Taliban on a number of occasions in recent months in the latest bid to end Ameri... [Full Article...]

Man Clings To Hood Of SUV In High-Speed Road-Rage Incident

Man Clings To Hood Of SUV In High-Speed Road-Rage Incident According to local media reports, after both drivers pulled over, their verbal confrontation quickly escalated, with Kamrowski nabbing a water bottle from Fitzgerald's vehicle and jumping in front of the auto to prevent the driver from speeding away. [Full Article...]

US envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks

US envoy hails 'significant progress' in Taliban talks The talks in Doha have given birth to cautious optimism for peace in Afghanistan with a number of pro-truce demonstrations in major urban centres across the country. "If we don't get all the pieces right, one piece alone doesn't suffice", he added. "There has been a progress", he said when asked about the trust level between Pakistan and the US. [Full Article...]

Howard Schultz doesn't have the 'guts' to run for president

Howard Schultz doesn't have the 'guts' to run for president I am not running as a Jew if I decide to run for president I'm running as an American who happens to be Jewish. Some Democrats are already saying another billionaire businessman and political neophyte who thinks he can solve USA problems as an independent would hive off votes in favor of Trump's re-election. [Full Article...]

Arctic blasts sub-zero freeze towards USA upper Midwest, Northeast

Arctic blasts sub-zero freeze towards USA upper Midwest, Northeast The most severe outbreak of frigid arctic air in years is due to surge over the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes by the middle of this week. It's all because of the polar vortex , a large area of very cold air that circles the North Pole. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government may scrap MPs' holiday to pass Brexit laws

United Kingdom government may scrap MPs' holiday to pass Brexit laws Parliament defeated May's deal two weeks ago by a huge margin with many Brexit-supporting rebels in her party angry at the Irish backstop, an insurance policy aimed at preventing a hard border in Ireland if no other solutions can be agreed. [Full Article...]

Major winter storm brings near blizzard conditions to southeast Wisconsin

Major winter storm brings near blizzard conditions to southeast Wisconsin A Winter Weather Advisory (upgrade from the Winter Storm Watch) has been issued for Bibb, Calhoun, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Randolph, Shelby, Sumter, and Talladega counties from midnight Tuesday morning to noon Tuesday. [Full Article...]

One killed in double blasts in northeast China

One killed in double blasts in northeast China Eyewitnesses reported hearing over 20 explosions and people had been evacuated from buildings surrounding the Wanda Plaza Apartment, the state-run Beijing Youth Daily newspaper reported. Studies have also described a rise in the prevalence of mental disorders, some of them linked to stress as the pace of life becomes faster and support systems wither. [Full Article...]


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